Period
to 7 March 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 7 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Certification
UK > England
6 months to
7 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 525 663 704
Rank change year-on-year +138 +41 +215
Permanent jobs citing AWS Certification 271 321 412
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.29% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.95% 1.32% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 249 262 334
Median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% - +9.80%
10th Percentile £39,350 £42,625 £41,250
90th Percentile £93,000 £104,875 £110,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% - +16.67%

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 13,931 24,364 33,881
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.56% 21.75% 24.58%
Number of salaries quoted 9,876 18,401 25,207
Median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 7 March 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 7 March 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 +110 105 £81,250 -4.41% 34
North of England +95 85 £60,000 - 29
Yorkshire +53 51 £60,000 +9.09% 8
North West +58 30 £60,000 -2.04% 20
South West +47 25 £95,000 +58.33% 5
Midlands +22 25 £55,000 -26.67% 7
South East +98 16 £75,000 +11.11% 11
East Midlands +22 13 £55,000 -26.67% 2
West Midlands +25 8 £35,000 -50.00% 5
East of England +86 6 £75,000 +11.11% 3
North East - 4 £45,000 - 1
AWS Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 7 March 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.

1 260 (95.94%) AWS
2 166 (61.25%) DevOps
3 155 (57.20%) Terraform
4 134 (49.45%) Python
5 131 (48.34%) Linux
6 118 (43.54%) Agile Software Development
7 117 (43.17%) Kubernetes
8 116 (42.80%) Docker
8 116 (42.80%) Infrastructure as Code
9 106 (39.11%) Puppet
10 96 (35.42%) AWS CloudFormation
11 90 (33.21%) Configuration Management
12 83 (30.63%) Go
13 81 (29.89%) Opscode Chef
14 73 (26.94%) Deployment Automation
15 72 (26.57%) Azure
16 71 (26.20%) Amazon EKS
16 71 (26.20%) Ruby
17 70 (25.83%) Problem-Solving
18 61 (22.51%) Enterprise Cloud
19 58 (21.40%) SaltStack
19 58 (21.40%) Pulumi
20 56 (20.66%) Ansible
20 56 (20.66%) Microservices
21 43 (15.87%) VMware
22 41 (15.13%) Windows
22 41 (15.13%) Jenkins
23 38 (14.02%) Continuous Integration
24 36 (13.28%) PowerShell
25 35 (12.92%) Bash Shell

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 19 (7.01%) Confluence
2 10 (3.69%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (2.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (1.85%) nginx
5 4 (1.48%) Apache
5 4 (1.48%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.48%) WordPress
6 3 (1.11%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.74%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.37%) JBoss
8 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.37%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 260 (95.94%) AWS
2 96 (35.42%) AWS CloudFormation
3 72 (26.57%) Azure
4 71 (26.20%) Amazon EKS
5 58 (21.40%) Pulumi
6 29 (10.70%) Amazon EC2
6 29 (10.70%) GCP
7 28 (10.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 26 (9.59%) Amazon S3
9 25 (9.23%) Amazon ECS
10 24 (8.86%) AWS Lambda
10 24 (8.86%) SaaS
10 24 (8.86%) Serverless
11 17 (6.27%) PaaS
12 16 (5.90%) Cloud Computing
12 16 (5.90%) GitHub
12 16 (5.90%) IaaS
13 13 (4.80%) Route 53
14 12 (4.43%) AWS Fargate
15 11 (4.06%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (11.81%) VPN
2 26 (9.59%) Firewall
3 15 (5.54%) TCP/IP
4 12 (4.43%) DNS
5 9 (3.32%) IPv4
5 9 (3.32%) OSPF
5 9 (3.32%) VLAN
6 6 (2.21%) OpenVPN
7 5 (1.85%) Network Security
8 4 (1.48%) Ethernet
8 4 (1.48%) Internet
8 4 (1.48%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.11%) DHCP
9 3 (1.11%) WAN
10 2 (0.74%) LAN
10 2 (0.74%) SSL
11 1 (0.37%) eduroam
11 1 (0.37%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (11.07%) Amazon RDS
2 21 (7.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 18 (6.64%) MySQL
4 13 (4.80%) NoSQL
5 8 (2.95%) SQL Server
6 7 (2.58%) Big Data
6 7 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.21%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.85%) Amazon QuickSight
8 5 (1.85%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (1.48%) Data Lake
9 4 (1.48%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.48%) Tableau
10 3 (1.11%) Looker
10 3 (1.11%) Qlik Sense
11 2 (0.74%) Amazon Athena
11 2 (0.74%) Amazon Aurora
11 2 (0.74%) Apache Ignite
11 2 (0.74%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 41 (15.13%) Jenkins
2 30 (11.07%) Git (software)
3 25 (9.23%) GitLab
4 22 (8.12%) JIRA
5 9 (3.32%) Bitbucket
6 8 (2.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (1.85%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.37%) Cypress.io
8 1 (0.37%) Gradle
8 1 (0.37%) Liquibase
8 1 (0.37%) Spinnaker
8 1 (0.37%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (4.06%) Finance
1 11 (4.06%) Public Sector
2 9 (3.32%) Law
3 6 (2.21%) Marketing
4 5 (1.85%) Military
5 4 (1.48%) Banking
6 3 (1.11%) Games
6 3 (1.11%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.74%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.74%) Local Government
7 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.37%) Front Office
8 1 (0.37%) Korean Language
8 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 126 (46.49%) DevOps Engineer
2 99 (36.53%) AWS Engineer
3 87 (32.10%) AWS DevOps
4 82 (30.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 53 (19.56%) Architect
6 23 (8.49%) Cloud Architect
7 20 (7.38%) Infrastructure Architect
8 19 (7.01%) AWS Architect
9 15 (5.54%) Developer
10 14 (5.17%) Consultant
10 14 (5.17%) Platform Engineer
11 13 (4.80%) Cloud Engineer
12 12 (4.43%) Solutions Architect
13 11 (4.06%) Cloud Consultant
13 11 (4.06%) Security Consultant
14 10 (3.69%) Technical Architect
15 9 (3.32%) Cloud Solutions Architect
15 9 (3.32%) Operations Engineer
15 9 (3.32%) Principal Architect
15 9 (3.32%) Principal Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (11.81%) Web Services
2 21 (7.75%) Node.js
3 15 (5.54%) Elastic Stack
4 13 (4.80%) HTML
5 11 (4.06%) Kafka
6 10 (3.69%) .NET
7 9 (3.32%) ASP.NET
8 8 (2.95%) React
9 7 (2.58%) AngularJS
9 7 (2.58%) CSS
9 7 (2.58%) HTML5
10 5 (1.85%) Apollo GraphQL
10 5 (1.85%) GraphQL
10 5 (1.85%) Jest
11 4 (1.48%) .NET Core
11 4 (1.48%) Ajax
11 4 (1.48%) ASP.NET Core
11 4 (1.48%) jQuery
12 2 (0.74%) Django
12 2 (0.74%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 61 (22.51%) Enterprise Cloud
2 29 (10.70%) Public Cloud
3 17 (6.27%) Hybrid Cloud
4 15 (5.54%) Data Centre
5 14 (5.17%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (4.06%) Cloud Native
7 9 (3.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 7 (2.58%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.48%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (1.11%) Clustering
11 3 (1.11%) User Experience
11 3 (1.11%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.74%) EMC VNX
12 2 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.74%) Grid Computing
12 2 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
13 1 (0.37%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 131 (48.34%) Linux
2 41 (15.13%) Windows
3 29 (10.70%) Windows Server
4 22 (8.12%) Windows Server 2016
5 20 (7.38%) CentOS
6 16 (5.90%) Ubuntu
7 13 (4.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (4.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (2.95%) Unix
10 5 (1.85%) Windows 10
11 4 (1.48%) Windows 7
12 3 (1.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.74%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.74%) VMS
13 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.37%) Android
14 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (61.25%) DevOps
2 118 (43.54%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (42.80%) Infrastructure as Code
4 90 (33.21%) Configuration Management
5 73 (26.94%) Deployment Automation
6 70 (25.83%) Problem-Solving
7 56 (20.66%) Microservices
8 38 (14.02%) Continuous Integration
9 34 (12.55%) Infrastructure Automation
10 29 (10.70%) ITIL
10 29 (10.70%) Migration
11 27 (9.96%) Data Science
12 23 (8.49%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 22 (8.12%) Artificial Intelligence
14 19 (7.01%) Machine Learning
15 18 (6.64%) Continuous Delivery
15 18 (6.64%) DevSecOps
16 16 (5.90%) Cybersecurity
17 15 (5.54%) Scrum
18 14 (5.17%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 134 (49.45%) Python
2 83 (30.63%) Go
3 71 (26.20%) Ruby
4 36 (13.28%) PowerShell
5 35 (12.92%) Bash Shell
6 28 (10.33%) SQL
7 14 (5.17%) C#
7 14 (5.17%) JavaScript
8 11 (4.06%) T-SQL
9 10 (3.69%) Java
10 8 (2.95%) TypeScript
11 7 (2.58%) PHP
12 6 (2.21%) ES6
13 4 (1.48%) Perl
13 4 (1.48%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.11%) C++
14 3 (1.11%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.74%) VB
16 1 (0.37%) Groovy
16 1 (0.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 31 (11.44%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.54%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (4.43%) Degree
5 9 (3.32%) DV Cleared
5 9 (3.32%) MCSE
6 7 (2.58%) MCITP
6 7 (2.58%) MCTS
7 6 (2.21%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (1.48%) CCNA
8 4 (1.48%) CCNP
8 4 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.48%) TOGAF Certification
8 4 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.11%) CISSP
10 2 (0.74%) CCA
10 2 (0.74%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (0.74%) MCSA
10 2 (0.74%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (4.06%) NIST
2 11 (4.06%) SLA
3 4 (1.48%) QA
4 2 (0.74%) GDPR
5 1 (0.37%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (0.37%) NIST 800
System Software
1 116 (42.80%) Docker
2 28 (10.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (9.96%) Active Directory
4 13 (4.80%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.21%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.48%) vSphere
7 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.74%) XenApp
7 2 (0.74%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.37%) Firmware
8 1 (0.37%) HDFS
8 1 (0.37%) KVM
8 1 (0.37%) Lustre
8 1 (0.37%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 155 (57.20%) Terraform
2 117 (43.17%) Kubernetes
3 106 (39.11%) Puppet
4 81 (29.89%) Opscode Chef
5 56 (20.66%) Ansible
6 26 (9.59%) Prometheus
7 17 (6.27%) Grafana
8 8 (2.95%) Graphite
8 8 (2.95%) Graylog
9 7 (2.58%) logstash
9 7 (2.58%) Packer
10 6 (2.21%) Consul
10 6 (2.21%) Docker Swarm
10 6 (2.21%) Opsgenie
11 3 (1.11%) Nagios
12 2 (0.74%) BladeLogic
12 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 2 (0.74%) SCCM
12 2 (0.74%) SCOM
13 1 (0.37%) Istio
Vendors
1 58 (21.40%) SaltStack
2 43 (15.87%) VMware
3 28 (10.33%) Microsoft
4 24 (8.86%) Google
5 14 (5.17%) Oracle
6 9 (3.32%) Atlassian
6 9 (3.32%) Red Hat
7 8 (2.95%) Citrix
8 7 (2.58%) Alibaba
8 7 (2.58%) Rackspace
9 6 (2.21%) Cisco
10 3 (1.11%) Dell
10 3 (1.11%) Splunk
10 3 (1.11%) Veeam
11 2 (0.74%) 3PAR
11 2 (0.74%) Blue Coat
11 2 (0.74%) Centrify
11 2 (0.74%) Darktrace
11 2 (0.74%) EMC
11 2 (0.74%) Meraki