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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 22 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Certification
UK > England
6 months to
22 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 640 555 620
Rank change year-on-year -85 +65 +104
Permanent jobs citing AWS Certification 571 330 275
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.42% 0.40% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.72% 1.96% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 247 237 200
10th Percentile £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +0.72%
75th Percentile £91,250 £80,000 £90,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £95,000 £120,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +7.69%

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 33,146 16,877 18,500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.14% 20.65% 21.59%
Number of salaries quoted 14,973 11,352 13,914
10th Percentile £30,875 £31,250 £29,000
25th Percentile £40,853 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £91,450 £86,250 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 22 May 2022.

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 22 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London -94 326 £85,000 +9.68% 23
North of England -58 109 £60,000 - 21
North West -24 66 £66,250 +10.42% 15
Yorkshire -76 42 £60,000 - 4
South East -94 40 £57,500 -23.33% 5
East of England -45 32 £52,500 -27.59% 10
South West -30 30 £70,000 -12.50% 2
Midlands -88 11 £80,000 +45.45% 7
East Midlands -41 6 £80,000 +45.45% 3
West Midlands -64 5 £63,032 +36.29% 4
North East -12 1 £92,500 +37.04% 2
AWS Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 22 May 2022, 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.

1 544 (95.27%) AWS
2 279 (48.86%) Terraform
3 269 (47.11%) DevOps
4 266 (46.58%) Python
5 231 (40.46%) Kubernetes
6 217 (38.00%) Agile
7 207 (36.25%) Finance
8 202 (35.38%) Infrastructure as Code
9 183 (32.05%) Docker
10 180 (31.52%) Azure
11 172 (30.12%) Linux
12 167 (29.25%) Social Skills
13 153 (26.80%) CI/CD
14 135 (23.64%) AWS CloudFormation
15 125 (21.89%) Problem-Solving
16 124 (21.72%) Analytics
17 119 (20.84%) Serverless
18 112 (19.61%) Configuration Management
19 106 (18.56%) Ansible
20 105 (18.39%) Artificial Intelligence
21 103 (18.04%) Degree
22 102 (17.86%) Git (software)
23 100 (17.51%) Puppet
23 100 (17.51%) Cloud Native
24 99 (17.34%) Cloud Computing
25 97 (16.99%) Bash
26 92 (16.11%) GCP
27 89 (15.59%) SQL
28 86 (15.06%) Java
28 86 (15.06%) Microsoft

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 27 (4.73%) Apache Spark
2 14 (2.45%) Apache
3 11 (1.93%) Apache Airflow
4 10 (1.75%) Confluence
5 8 (1.40%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.23%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.88%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.70%) CMS
8 4 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.70%) WordPress
9 3 (0.53%) IIS
10 2 (0.35%) nginx
11 1 (0.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.18%) Appian
11 1 (0.18%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (3.85%) Payment Gateway
2 17 (2.98%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.18%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 544 (95.27%) AWS
2 180 (31.52%) Azure
3 135 (23.64%) AWS CloudFormation
4 119 (20.84%) Serverless
5 99 (17.34%) Cloud Computing
6 92 (16.11%) GCP
7 82 (14.36%) Amazon S3
8 75 (13.13%) AWS Lambda
9 63 (11.03%) Amazon EC2
10 62 (10.86%) Amazon ECS
10 62 (10.86%) Amazon EKS
11 50 (8.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 46 (8.06%) GitHub
13 45 (7.88%) Microsoft 365
14 42 (7.36%) IaaS
15 38 (6.65%) SaaS
16 34 (5.95%) PaaS
17 31 (5.43%) OpenShift
18 27 (4.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 26 (4.55%) Pulumi
Communications & Networking
1 45 (7.88%) Internet
2 28 (4.90%) Software-Defined Networking
3 20 (3.50%) VPN
4 17 (2.98%) Firewall
5 16 (2.80%) DNS
6 13 (2.28%) DHCP
7 12 (2.10%) Broadband
8 11 (1.93%) SMS
8 11 (1.93%) VLAN
9 8 (1.40%) IPv4
9 8 (1.40%) OSPF
10 7 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (1.23%) Cisco ISE
10 7 (1.23%) Network Security
10 7 (1.23%) SD-WAN
11 6 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (0.88%) Skype
13 4 (0.70%) DVB
13 4 (0.70%) SNMP
13 4 (0.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (13.49%) Big Data
2 62 (10.86%) Amazon Redshift
3 41 (7.18%) Amazon RDS
4 40 (7.01%) Data Lake
5 29 (5.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 29 (5.08%) NoSQL
6 27 (4.73%) Hadoop
7 24 (4.20%) Amazon Athena
8 23 (4.03%) MySQL
9 22 (3.85%) MongoDB
10 21 (3.68%) PostgreSQL
11 20 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
12 19 (3.33%) SQL Server
13 18 (3.15%) Amazon Aurora
14 17 (2.98%) BigQuery
14 17 (2.98%) Data Mining
14 17 (2.98%) Flink
14 17 (2.98%) Looker
14 17 (2.98%) Power BI
14 17 (2.98%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 102 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 59 (10.33%) Jenkins
3 45 (7.88%) GitLab
4 31 (5.43%) JIRA
5 27 (4.73%) Bitbucket
6 9 (1.58%) Burp Suite
7 7 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (1.23%) TeamCity
8 6 (1.05%) JUnit
9 5 (0.88%) Selenium
10 4 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (0.70%) TestNG
10 4 (0.70%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.53%) Artifactory
11 3 (0.53%) Bitbucket Server
11 3 (0.53%) ESLint
11 3 (0.53%) Subversion
11 3 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (0.35%) Spinnaker
General
1 207 (36.25%) Finance
2 167 (29.25%) Social Skills
3 73 (12.78%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (8.93%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 38 (6.65%) Public Sector
6 35 (6.13%) Banking
7 22 (3.85%) Law
8 21 (3.68%) Presentation Skills
9 20 (3.50%) Financial Institution
10 19 (3.33%) Advertising
10 19 (3.33%) Influencing Skills
11 13 (2.28%) Marketing
11 13 (2.28%) Telecoms
12 12 (2.10%) Billing
12 12 (2.10%) Games
13 11 (1.93%) Publishing
14 9 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (1.58%) Retail
15 4 (0.70%) Front Office
15 4 (0.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 131 (22.94%) Architect
2 123 (21.54%) DevOps Engineer
3 115 (20.14%) AWS Engineer
4 113 (19.79%) Cloud Engineer
5 76 (13.31%) Solutions Architect
6 75 (13.13%) Cloud Architect
7 58 (10.16%) AWS DevOps
7 58 (10.16%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 46 (8.06%) Security Engineer
9 41 (7.18%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 36 (6.30%) Developer
11 27 (4.73%) Data Engineer
12 26 (4.55%) Cloud Consultant
12 26 (4.55%) Consultant
12 26 (4.55%) Principal Engineer
13 24 (4.20%) AWS Architect
13 24 (4.20%) Senior DevOps
13 24 (4.20%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 23 (4.03%) Software Engineer
15 18 (3.15%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (9.11%) Node.js
2 46 (8.06%) React
3 31 (5.43%) .NET
4 29 (5.08%) PySpark
5 24 (4.20%) Spring
6 21 (3.68%) CSS
6 21 (3.68%) HTML
7 20 (3.50%) Spring Boot
8 19 (3.33%) Kafka
9 18 (3.15%) GraphQL
9 18 (3.15%) Lambda Expressions
9 18 (3.15%) REST
10 17 (2.98%) Apache Beam
11 16 (2.80%) Play Framework
12 12 (2.10%) RESTful
13 11 (1.93%) Apollo GraphQL
14 10 (1.75%) AngularJS
15 8 (1.40%) Web Services
16 7 (1.23%) Elastic Stack
17 6 (1.05%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 100 (17.51%) Cloud Native
2 61 (10.68%) Public Cloud
3 53 (9.28%) Algorithms
4 52 (9.11%) Self-Motivation
5 40 (7.01%) User Experience
6 34 (5.95%) Data Centre
7 33 (5.78%) Data Structures
8 30 (5.25%) Enterprise Cloud
9 28 (4.90%) Cyberattack
10 26 (4.55%) Cyber Defence
11 24 (4.20%) Virtual Team
12 23 (4.03%) Mobile App
13 22 (3.85%) IoT
14 18 (3.15%) Blockchain
14 18 (3.15%) iPhone
15 17 (2.98%) Hybrid Cloud
15 17 (2.98%) Management Information System
16 16 (2.80%) PlayStation
17 11 (1.93%) Blog
17 11 (1.93%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 172 (30.12%) Linux
2 76 (13.31%) Windows
3 29 (5.08%) CentOS
3 29 (5.08%) Windows Server
4 17 (2.98%) Android
4 17 (2.98%) Apple iOS
5 15 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (2.28%) Windows Server 2016
7 11 (1.93%) Ubuntu
8 10 (1.75%) Unix
9 9 (1.58%) Kali Linux
10 8 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (1.40%) Windows Server 2019
11 6 (1.05%) Alpine Linux
12 5 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.70%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.53%) Debian
15 2 (0.35%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (47.11%) DevOps
2 217 (38.00%) Agile
3 202 (35.38%) Infrastructure as Code
4 153 (26.80%) CI/CD
5 125 (21.89%) Problem-Solving
6 124 (21.72%) Analytics
7 112 (19.61%) Configuration Management
8 105 (18.39%) Artificial Intelligence
9 86 (15.06%) Computer Science
10 84 (14.71%) Machine Learning
10 84 (14.71%) Software Engineering
11 83 (14.54%) Data Analytics
12 82 (14.36%) Data Science
12 82 (14.36%) Microservices
13 80 (14.01%) Fintech
14 79 (13.84%) SDLC
15 77 (13.49%) Scrum
16 62 (10.86%) Mentoring
17 59 (10.33%) Cybersecurity
18 55 (9.63%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 266 (46.58%) Python
2 97 (16.99%) Bash
3 89 (15.59%) SQL
4 86 (15.06%) Java
5 76 (13.31%) Go
6 41 (7.18%) Ruby
6 41 (7.18%) TypeScript
7 40 (7.01%) PowerShell
8 34 (5.95%) C#
9 29 (5.08%) JavaScript
10 26 (4.55%) Scala
11 24 (4.20%) Groovy
11 24 (4.20%) Shell Script
12 16 (2.80%) Kotlin
13 8 (1.40%) Perl
14 7 (1.23%) R
15 6 (1.05%) PHP
16 5 (0.88%) C++
17 4 (0.70%) C
17 4 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 103 (18.04%) Degree
2 56 (9.81%) Security Cleared
3 54 (9.46%) SC Cleared
4 44 (7.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 25 (4.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (4.20%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (3.68%) MCSE
8 17 (2.98%) Master's Degree
8 17 (2.98%) RHCE
9 13 (2.28%) TOGAF Certification
10 11 (1.93%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 11 (1.93%) CCNP
10 11 (1.93%) Numerate Degree
11 8 (1.40%) CESG Certified Professional
12 7 (1.23%) CISSP
12 7 (1.23%) RHCSA
13 5 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (0.88%) MCSA
14 4 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
14 4 (0.70%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.73%) GDPR
2 23 (4.03%) PCI DSS
3 21 (3.68%) Data Quality
4 14 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (2.28%) NIST
6 12 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 10 (1.75%) QA
8 8 (1.40%) IASME
9 5 (0.88%) SLA
10 2 (0.35%) PMO
11 1 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.18%) NCSC
System Software
1 183 (32.05%) Docker
2 19 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 17 (2.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (0.88%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 279 (48.86%) Terraform
2 231 (40.46%) Kubernetes
3 106 (18.56%) Ansible
4 100 (17.51%) Puppet
5 83 (14.54%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (4.20%) Consul
7 15 (2.63%) Packer
8 13 (2.28%) Microsoft Intune
9 11 (1.93%) Docker Swarm
10 10 (1.75%) Grafana
11 8 (1.40%) CASB
11 8 (1.40%) Prometheus
12 6 (1.05%) Kibana
12 6 (1.05%) SCCM
13 5 (0.88%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 5 (0.88%) Graphite
14 4 (0.70%) Suricata
15 2 (0.35%) Istio
15 2 (0.35%) Rancher
15 2 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 86 (15.06%) Microsoft
2 61 (10.68%) Google
3 38 (6.65%) Oracle
4 28 (4.90%) Red Hat
5 26 (4.55%) SaltStack
6 24 (4.20%) VMware
7 17 (2.98%) CA
7 17 (2.98%) Teradata
8 16 (2.80%) Apple
9 11 (1.93%) Cisco
10 9 (1.58%) Palo Alto
11 8 (1.40%) EXTOL
11 8 (1.40%) Samsung
12 7 (1.23%) Atlassian
13 5 (0.88%) CloudEndure
13 5 (0.88%) SolarWinds
14 4 (0.70%) Citrix
14 4 (0.70%) NetApp
14 4 (0.70%) New Relic
14 4 (0.70%) Splunk