Period
to 25 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for AWS Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 25 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Certification
UK > England
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 558 460 680
Rank change year-on-year -98 +220 +105
Permanent jobs citing AWS Certification 481 226 404
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.45% 0.50% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.15% 2.25% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 284 112 256
10th Percentile £42,575 £41,625 £39,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £54,688 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £68,750 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.45% +5.77% -
75th Percentile £86,250 £87,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £110,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +4.00% -3.85%

AWS Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 22,329 10,035 30,889
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.76% 22.32% 23.76%
Number of salaries quoted 13,105 7,706 22,893
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,361 £26,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £90,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

AWS Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing AWS Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for AWS Certification in England

AWS Certification
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing AWS Certification in England.

Salary trend for AWS Certification in England

AWS Certification
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS Certification in England over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

Salary histogram for AWS Certification in England

AWS Certification
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AWS Certification within the England region over the 6 months to 25 September 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -143 216 £80,000 - 51
North of England -23 121 £60,000 - 30
Yorkshire -31 67 £60,000 - 2
South East -108 66 £34,000 -38.18% 6
North West -75 49 £60,000 -2.04% 27
Midlands -113 35 £55,000 +29.41% 9
West Midlands -89 30 £55,000 -8.33% 8
South West -82 24 £50,000 -9.09% 3
North East -30 5 £55,000 -8.33% 1
East Midlands -83 5 - - 1
East of England -103 3 £66,000 +3.53% 5
AWS Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, IT jobs citing AWS Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for AWS Certification.

1 466 (96.88%) AWS
2 270 (56.13%) Agile Software Development
3 261 (54.26%) DevOps
4 253 (52.60%) Python
5 221 (45.95%) Terraform
6 185 (38.46%) Serverless
7 182 (37.84%) Linux
8 165 (34.30%) Infrastructure as Code
9 160 (33.26%) Docker
10 153 (31.81%) AWS CloudFormation
11 152 (31.60%) Kubernetes
12 126 (26.20%) Puppet
13 122 (25.36%) Go
14 119 (24.74%) Configuration Management
15 111 (23.08%) Azure
16 104 (21.62%) AWS Lambda
17 102 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
18 98 (20.37%) Ruby
19 95 (19.75%) Amazon EKS
20 92 (19.13%) Opscode Chef
21 91 (18.92%) Microservices
22 90 (18.71%) Problem-Solving
23 88 (18.30%) JavaScript
24 82 (17.05%) Deployment Automation
25 80 (16.63%) Social Skills
26 79 (16.42%) Java
27 77 (16.01%) Web Services
27 77 (16.01%) Migration
27 77 (16.01%) Ansible
28 76 (15.80%) Windows

AWS Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (3.33%) Apache Spark
2 11 (2.29%) Confluence
3 9 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (1.25%) Apache
5 3 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.42%) GemFire
6 2 (0.42%) IIS
6 2 (0.42%) nginx
6 2 (0.42%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.42%) WordPress
7 1 (0.21%) Camunda
7 1 (0.21%) Drupal
7 1 (0.21%) SAS
7 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (1.66%) Chatbot
2 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.42%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Magento
2 1 (0.21%) Cloudability
Cloud Services
1 466 (96.88%) AWS
2 185 (38.46%) Serverless
3 153 (31.81%) AWS CloudFormation
4 111 (23.08%) Azure
5 104 (21.62%) AWS Lambda
6 95 (19.75%) Amazon EKS
7 68 (14.14%) Pulumi
8 66 (13.72%) GCP
9 64 (13.31%) Amazon S3
10 47 (9.77%) Amazon EC2
11 42 (8.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 41 (8.52%) AWS Step Functions
13 36 (7.48%) GitHub
14 31 (6.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 29 (6.03%) IaaS
16 26 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
16 26 (5.41%) PaaS
17 25 (5.20%) AWS CloudTrail
18 23 (4.78%) Amazon Kinesis
19 22 (4.57%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.03%) VPN
2 22 (4.57%) Broadband
2 22 (4.57%) Firewall
3 21 (4.37%) DNS
4 11 (2.29%) TCP/IP
5 10 (2.08%) Cisco IPT
5 10 (2.08%) IPv4
5 10 (2.08%) OSPF
5 10 (2.08%) VLAN
6 7 (1.46%) Internet
7 5 (1.04%) LAN
7 5 (1.04%) Network Security
7 5 (1.04%) Unified Communications
8 4 (0.83%) SSL
8 4 (0.83%) WAN
9 2 (0.42%) DHCP
9 2 (0.42%) HTTP
9 2 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.21%) SNMP
10 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (11.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 47 (9.77%) SQL Server
3 46 (9.56%) Amazon RDS
4 29 (6.03%) Big Data
4 29 (6.03%) PostgreSQL
5 26 (5.41%) NoSQL
6 25 (5.20%) Amazon Redshift
7 18 (3.74%) Relational Database
8 15 (3.12%) Amazon Athena
9 14 (2.91%) Redis
10 12 (2.49%) Data Lake
11 10 (2.08%) MongoDB
12 8 (1.66%) Electronic Patient Records
12 8 (1.66%) SQL Server 2016
13 7 (1.46%) MySQL
14 5 (1.04%) Hadoop
15 4 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.83%) RDBMS
16 3 (0.62%) MariaDB
17 2 (0.42%) HBase
Development Applications
1 64 (13.31%) Git (software)
2 60 (12.47%) Jenkins
3 51 (10.60%) GitLab
4 46 (9.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 27 (5.61%) JIRA
6 23 (4.78%) Bitbucket
7 17 (3.53%) CircleCI
8 10 (2.08%) kappa
9 7 (1.46%) Gradle
9 7 (1.46%) Terragrunt
10 6 (1.25%) TeamCity
11 5 (1.04%) Maven
12 4 (0.83%) Burp Suite
12 4 (0.83%) ESLint
13 3 (0.62%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.62%) Cypress.io
13 3 (0.62%) JUnit
14 2 (0.42%) Eclipse
14 2 (0.42%) Mockito
14 2 (0.42%) Oracle APEX
General
1 80 (16.63%) Social Skills
2 59 (12.27%) Banking
3 58 (12.06%) Public Sector
4 53 (11.02%) Retail
5 37 (7.69%) Games
6 32 (6.65%) Finance
7 31 (6.44%) Automotive
8 27 (5.61%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 13 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (2.08%) Investment Banking
11 8 (1.66%) Presentation Skills
12 7 (1.46%) Law
13 4 (0.83%) Legal
13 4 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.83%) Telecoms
14 3 (0.62%) Billing
14 3 (0.62%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.62%) Military
14 3 (0.62%) Organisational Skills
15 2 (0.42%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 147 (30.56%) AWS Engineer
2 142 (29.52%) DevOps Engineer
3 114 (23.70%) Architect
4 90 (18.71%) AWS DevOps
5 89 (18.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 76 (15.80%) Cloud Engineer
7 71 (14.76%) Developer
8 58 (12.06%) Solutions Architect
9 47 (9.77%) AWS Architect
10 36 (7.48%) AWS Solutions Architect
11 34 (7.07%) Platform Engineer
12 33 (6.86%) Cloud Architect
13 32 (6.65%) Software Engineer
14 26 (5.41%) AWS Developer
14 26 (5.41%) Senior Developer
15 25 (5.20%) Principal Architect
16 20 (4.16%) Senior Software Engineer
17 16 (3.33%) AWS Software Engineer
18 15 (3.12%) Applications Architect
18 15 (3.12%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (16.01%) Web Services
2 69 (14.35%) React
3 54 (11.23%) Node.js
4 48 (9.98%) Serverless Framework
5 40 (8.32%) GraphQL
6 35 (7.28%) CSS
6 35 (7.28%) HTML
7 28 (5.82%) Kafka
8 26 (5.41%) Elastic Stack
9 19 (3.95%) .NET
10 16 (3.33%) AngularJS
11 15 (3.12%) LAMP
11 15 (3.12%) Spring
12 10 (2.08%) REST
13 6 (1.25%) Hibernate
14 5 (1.04%) HTML5
14 5 (1.04%) Lambda Expressions
14 5 (1.04%) Play Framework
15 4 (0.83%) Angular 2
15 4 (0.83%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 75 (15.59%) Public Cloud
2 68 (14.14%) Enterprise Cloud
3 65 (13.51%) Cloud Native
4 25 (5.20%) Enterprise Software
5 23 (4.78%) Social Media
6 18 (3.74%) Greenfield Project
6 18 (3.74%) Hybrid Cloud
7 16 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
8 14 (2.91%) User Experience
9 13 (2.70%) iPad
10 10 (2.08%) Algorithms
11 9 (1.87%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.87%) Renewable Energy
12 7 (1.46%) NHS
13 6 (1.25%) Legacy Code
14 5 (1.04%) Data Centre
15 4 (0.83%) Legacy Applications
15 4 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
15 4 (0.83%) PKI
16 3 (0.62%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 182 (37.84%) Linux
2 76 (15.80%) Windows
3 31 (6.44%) CentOS
4 25 (5.20%) Windows Server
5 18 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (3.33%) Unix
7 14 (2.91%) Windows Server 2016
8 10 (2.08%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.42%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (0.42%) Windows NT
10 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (56.13%) Agile Software Development
2 261 (54.26%) DevOps
3 165 (34.30%) Infrastructure as Code
4 119 (24.74%) Configuration Management
5 102 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
6 91 (18.92%) Microservices
7 90 (18.71%) Problem-Solving
8 82 (17.05%) Deployment Automation
9 77 (16.01%) Migration
10 73 (15.18%) Software Engineering
11 72 (14.97%) Mentoring
12 58 (12.06%) Event-Driven
13 56 (11.64%) Event-Driven Architecture
14 55 (11.43%) Computer Science
15 53 (11.02%) Artificial Intelligence
15 53 (11.02%) Workflow
16 50 (10.40%) Test Automation
17 49 (10.19%) High Availability
18 48 (9.98%) Continuous Improvement
19 45 (9.36%) Clean Code
Programming Languages
1 253 (52.60%) Python
2 122 (25.36%) Go
3 98 (20.37%) Ruby
4 88 (18.30%) JavaScript
5 79 (16.42%) Java
6 59 (12.27%) TypeScript
7 54 (11.23%) Bash Shell
8 39 (8.11%) SQL
9 37 (7.69%) PowerShell
10 25 (5.20%) C#
11 21 (4.37%) PHP
12 20 (4.16%) Scala
13 17 (3.53%) Groovy
14 11 (2.29%) Shell Script
15 8 (1.66%) Kotlin
16 3 (0.62%) C++
17 2 (0.42%) C
17 2 (0.42%) ES6
18 1 (0.21%) Java 11
18 1 (0.21%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 68 (14.14%) Security Cleared
2 61 (12.68%) Degree
3 49 (10.19%) SC Cleared
4 19 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (3.53%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 17 (3.53%) CISSP
6 14 (2.91%) TOGAF Certification
7 13 (2.70%) CCSP
8 12 (2.49%) MCSA
9 11 (2.29%) RHCE
9 11 (2.29%) RHCSA
10 6 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (1.25%) MCSE
10 6 (1.25%) SANS
11 5 (1.04%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.83%) CCNA
12 4 (0.83%) CCNP
12 4 (0.83%) CEH
12 4 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.08%) GDPR
2 8 (1.66%) NIST
3 7 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.83%) QA
5 3 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (0.62%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.42%) IASME
6 2 (0.42%) SOC 2
7 1 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.21%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 31000
7 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.21%) NCSC
7 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 160 (33.26%) Docker
2 41 (8.52%) Active Directory
3 21 (4.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.87%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (1.04%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.42%) HDFS
6 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 221 (45.95%) Terraform
2 152 (31.60%) Kubernetes
3 126 (26.20%) Puppet
4 92 (19.13%) Opscode Chef
5 77 (16.01%) Ansible
6 28 (5.82%) Prometheus
7 25 (5.20%) Graphite
8 21 (4.37%) Grafana
9 19 (3.95%) Consul
9 19 (3.95%) Packer
10 18 (3.74%) Docker Swarm
11 8 (1.66%) Rancher
12 6 (1.25%) Kibana
12 6 (1.25%) logstash
13 4 (0.83%) Nmap
14 3 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
15 2 (0.42%) CASB
15 2 (0.42%) FortiGate
16 1 (0.21%) Bitnami
16 1 (0.21%) Salt
Vendors
1 71 (14.76%) Microsoft
2 68 (14.14%) SaltStack
3 43 (8.94%) Google
4 23 (4.78%) VMware
5 17 (3.53%) Red Hat
6 13 (2.70%) ServiceNow
7 11 (2.29%) Atlassian
8 10 (2.08%) Databricks
9 8 (1.66%) IBM
9 8 (1.66%) Splunk
10 6 (1.25%) Cisco
10 6 (1.25%) Oracle
11 3 (0.62%) Fortinet
11 3 (0.62%) Okta
11 3 (0.62%) SAP
12 2 (0.42%) Extreme Networks
12 2 (0.42%) F5
12 2 (0.42%) Freshdesk
12 2 (0.42%) Mellanox
12 2 (0.42%) Veracode