Period
to 20 August 2019

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 20 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Certification
UK > England
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 668 749 1060
Rank change year-on-year +81 +311 +101
Permanent jobs citing AWS Certification 415 418 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.26% 0.074%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.31% 1.11% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 243 354 78
England median annual salary £65,000 £64,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.78% +12.17% -11.54%
10th Percentile £38,750 £43,100 £37,500
90th Percentile £104,750 £90,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £63,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +3.17% +9.57% -9.80%

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 31,574 37,621 40,643
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.10% 23.84% 24.58%
Number of salaries quoted 22,917 28,102 31,443
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,225 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

AWS Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS Certification in England

AWS Certification
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing AWS Certification in England.

Salary trend for AWS Certification in England

AWS Certification
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Certification in England over the 6 months to 20 August 2019.

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 20 August 2019. 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 +65 243 £75,000 +7.14% 47
South East +77 76 £53,750 -17.94% 6
North of England -5 56 £60,000 +14.29% 14
North West +1 26 £60,000 +9.09% 8
Yorkshire +6 24 £63,750 +21.43% 5
East of England +72 14 £87,500 +18.64% 4
Midlands +48 14 £54,375 -32.03% 10
South West -17 13 £41,500 -30.83% 1
West Midlands +34 9 £51,250 -2.38% 5
North East +14 6 £39,500 -21.00% 1
East Midlands +33 5 £57,500 -29.23% 5
AWS Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, 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.

1 371 (89.40%) Amazon AWS
2 234 (56.39%) DevOps
3 213 (51.33%) Agile Software Development
4 172 (41.45%) Linux
5 162 (39.04%) Finance
6 136 (32.77%) Kubernetes
7 128 (30.84%) Migration
8 126 (30.36%) Microsoft Azure
8 126 (30.36%) Problem-Solving
9 125 (30.12%) Python
10 116 (27.95%) Microservices
11 108 (26.02%) Terraform
12 104 (25.06%) PaaS
13 100 (24.10%) Analytical Skills
14 98 (23.61%) Jenkins
15 93 (22.41%) Ansible
16 92 (22.17%) Microsoft
17 90 (21.69%) Software Engineering
18 89 (21.45%) Docker
19 84 (20.24%) Degree
20 83 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
21 82 (19.76%) Windows
22 78 (18.80%) Hybrid Cloud
23 77 (18.55%) Cloud Operations
24 76 (18.31%) Creative Thinking
24 76 (18.31%) Puppet
24 76 (18.31%) Continuous Integration
25 75 (18.07%) Cloud Native
26 71 (17.11%) Public Cloud
27 70 (16.87%) Web Services

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 21 (5.06%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (3.86%) Confluence
3 12 (2.89%) IIS
4 7 (1.69%) WordPress
5 6 (1.45%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.45%) CMS
6 3 (0.72%) Apache
6 3 (0.72%) nginx
6 3 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.72%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.48%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.48%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.24%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 371 (89.40%) Amazon AWS
2 126 (30.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 104 (25.06%) PaaS
4 67 (16.14%) Serverless
5 65 (15.66%) Amazon S3
6 62 (14.94%) Amazon EC2
7 57 (13.73%) AWS CloudFormation
8 54 (13.01%) AWS Lambda
8 54 (13.01%) IaaS
9 40 (9.64%) Google Cloud Platform
10 28 (6.75%) Amazon ECS
11 25 (6.02%) Amazon SQS
11 25 (6.02%) Route 53
12 21 (5.06%) AWS Fargate
12 21 (5.06%) GitHub
13 20 (4.82%) SaaS
14 19 (4.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 17 (4.10%) AWS CloudTrail
16 15 (3.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 12 (2.89%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 35 (8.43%) DNS
2 32 (7.71%) LAN
3 31 (7.47%) WAN
3 31 (7.47%) Wi-Fi
4 29 (6.99%) PABX
4 29 (6.99%) VoIP
5 24 (5.78%) TCP/IP
6 19 (4.58%) Firewall
7 16 (3.86%) VPN
8 15 (3.61%) Internet
9 12 (2.89%) DHCP
9 12 (2.89%) HTTP
10 11 (2.65%) Network Security
11 8 (1.93%) SAN
12 6 (1.45%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (1.45%) NAS
13 4 (0.96%) SSL
14 3 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
15 2 (0.48%) Remote Desktop
16 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (13.49%) SQL Server
2 52 (12.53%) Amazon RDS
3 29 (6.99%) DB2
4 27 (6.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 27 (6.51%) NoSQL
5 16 (3.86%) Big Data
6 15 (3.61%) Amazon Athena
7 13 (3.13%) MongoDB
8 11 (2.65%) Amazon Redshift
8 11 (2.65%) MySQL
9 10 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (1.93%) Amazon Aurora
11 8 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.69%) Hadoop
12 7 (1.69%) Relational Database
13 6 (1.45%) Pentaho
14 4 (0.96%) Apache Hive
14 4 (0.96%) Data Lake
15 3 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 98 (23.61%) Jenkins
2 52 (12.53%) Git (software)
3 29 (6.99%) MSI
4 21 (5.06%) Maven
4 21 (5.06%) Octopus Deploy
5 20 (4.82%) GitLab
6 19 (4.58%) Artifactory
7 18 (4.34%) JIRA
8 16 (3.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 13 (3.13%) Bitbucket
10 12 (2.89%) Bitbucket Server
11 9 (2.17%) TeamCity
12 8 (1.93%) Subversion
13 5 (1.20%) Cucumber
13 5 (1.20%) Selenium
14 4 (0.96%) GoCD
15 3 (0.72%) Appium
15 3 (0.72%) Hudson
15 3 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
16 2 (0.48%) SonarQube
General
1 162 (39.04%) Finance
2 36 (8.67%) Manufacturing
3 28 (6.75%) Marketing
4 19 (4.58%) Banking
5 17 (4.10%) Public Sector
6 12 (2.89%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.41%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.45%) Electronics
9 5 (1.20%) Front Office
9 5 (1.20%) Retail
10 4 (0.96%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.48%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.24%) Advertising
12 1 (0.24%) Billing
12 1 (0.24%) Legal
12 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.24%) Publishing
12 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 149 (35.90%) Architect
2 100 (24.10%) DevOps Engineer
3 96 (23.13%) Cloud Architect
4 83 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
5 71 (17.11%) AWS Engineer
6 66 (15.90%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 60 (14.46%) AWS Architect
8 54 (13.01%) Cloud Engineer
9 46 (11.08%) AWS DevOps
9 46 (11.08%) Azure Architect
10 38 (9.16%) AWS Solutions Architect
11 36 (8.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 36 (8.67%) Developer
11 36 (8.67%) Technical Architect
12 34 (8.19%) Python Engineer
13 26 (6.27%) Data Engineer
13 26 (6.27%) Senior DevOps
14 25 (6.02%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 23 (5.54%) AWS Developer
16 22 (5.30%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (16.87%) Web Services
2 29 (6.99%) .NET
3 16 (3.86%) Elastic Stack
3 16 (3.86%) J2EE
4 14 (3.37%) Node.js
5 13 (3.13%) Pandas
5 13 (3.13%) PySpark
5 13 (3.13%) pytest
6 10 (2.41%) ASP.NET
6 10 (2.41%) SAML
7 9 (2.17%) .NET Framework
7 9 (2.17%) JSON
8 8 (1.93%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (1.93%) OAuth
8 8 (1.93%) OpenID
8 8 (1.93%) YAML
9 7 (1.69%) React
10 6 (1.45%) Kafka
10 6 (1.45%) Spark Streaming
11 4 (0.96%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 100 (24.10%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (18.80%) Hybrid Cloud
3 75 (18.07%) Cloud Native
4 71 (17.11%) Public Cloud
5 69 (16.63%) Enterprise Software
6 53 (12.77%) Data Centre
7 32 (7.71%) Self-Motivation
8 21 (5.06%) Virtual Team
9 10 (2.41%) Greenfield Project
9 10 (2.41%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.93%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.93%) PKI
10 8 (1.93%) Private Cloud
11 6 (1.45%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.45%) Security Operations Centre
12 5 (1.20%) FMCG
12 5 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
13 3 (0.72%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.72%) Enterprise Cloud
14 2 (0.48%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 172 (41.45%) Linux
2 82 (19.76%) Windows
3 25 (6.02%) Unix
4 17 (4.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (2.65%) CentOS
6 10 (2.41%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.93%) Android
7 8 (1.93%) Ubuntu
7 8 (1.93%) VMS
8 7 (1.69%) Debian
9 6 (1.45%) AIX
9 6 (1.45%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (56.39%) DevOps
2 213 (51.33%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (30.84%) Migration
4 126 (30.36%) Problem-Solving
5 116 (27.95%) Microservices
6 90 (21.69%) Software Engineering
7 83 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 77 (18.55%) Cloud Operations
9 76 (18.31%) Continuous Integration
9 76 (18.31%) Creative Thinking
10 69 (16.63%) Programme Management
10 69 (16.63%) Thought Leadership
11 63 (15.18%) Cloud Enablement
11 63 (15.18%) Configuration Management
12 57 (13.73%) TOGAF
13 53 (12.77%) ITIL
14 49 (11.81%) Computer Science
15 48 (11.57%) Project Management
15 48 (11.57%) SDLC
16 45 (10.84%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 125 (30.12%) Python
2 68 (16.39%) Java
3 47 (11.33%) Bash Shell
4 35 (8.43%) Ruby
4 35 (8.43%) SQL
5 31 (7.47%) JavaScript
6 30 (7.23%) PowerShell
7 27 (6.51%) C#
8 17 (4.10%) Go
9 11 (2.65%) PHP
10 9 (2.17%) Shell Script
11 8 (1.93%) Perl
12 7 (1.69%) Apple Swift
12 7 (1.69%) C++
12 7 (1.69%) Kotlin
13 6 (1.45%) Java 8
14 4 (0.96%) Scala
15 2 (0.48%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.48%) VB
16 1 (0.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 84 (20.24%) Degree
2 29 (6.99%) TOGAF Certification
3 27 (6.51%) Computer Science Degree
4 24 (5.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (4.58%) MCSE
5 19 (4.58%) Security Cleared
6 18 (4.34%) SC Cleared
7 12 (2.89%) MCSA
7 12 (2.89%) PMI Certification
7 12 (2.89%) PMP
8 8 (1.93%) CISSP
9 6 (1.45%) CEH
9 6 (1.45%) GREM
9 6 (1.45%) Master's Degree
9 6 (1.45%) SANS
10 4 (0.96%) CCNA
10 4 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.72%) MCP
12 2 (0.48%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.65%) QA
2 6 (1.45%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.45%) PMO
3 5 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.96%) SLA
5 1 (0.24%) COBIT
5 1 (0.24%) GDPR
System Software
1 89 (21.45%) Docker
2 65 (15.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (9.16%) Active Directory
4 29 (6.99%) Microsoft App-V
5 17 (4.10%) Hyper-V
6 10 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (2.17%) vSphere
8 7 (1.69%) Varnish
9 1 (0.24%) vCloud
9 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.24%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 136 (32.77%) Kubernetes
2 108 (26.02%) Terraform
3 93 (22.41%) Ansible
4 76 (18.31%) Puppet
5 39 (9.40%) Opscode Chef
6 29 (6.99%) IBM BigFix
7 26 (6.27%) Packer
8 22 (5.30%) Prometheus
9 15 (3.61%) Grafana
10 14 (3.37%) Rancher
11 10 (2.41%) Docker Swarm
11 10 (2.41%) Kibana
12 9 (2.17%) logstash
13 7 (1.69%) Consul
13 7 (1.69%) Graphite
14 4 (0.96%) Opsview
14 4 (0.96%) SCCM
15 2 (0.48%) Mesos
15 2 (0.48%) rkt
15 2 (0.48%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 92 (22.17%) Microsoft
2 69 (16.63%) VMware
3 52 (12.53%) Google
4 43 (10.36%) Citrix
5 36 (8.67%) SAP
6 29 (6.99%) Aruba
6 29 (6.99%) IBM
7 19 (4.58%) Oracle
8 16 (3.86%) Splunk
9 15 (3.61%) Dynatrace
10 13 (3.13%) AppDynamics
10 13 (3.13%) New Relic
11 12 (2.89%) Rackspace
12 10 (2.41%) Red Hat
12 10 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (1.93%) Atlassian
13 8 (1.93%) Trend Micro
14 7 (1.69%) ServiceNow
15 6 (1.45%) F5
16 5 (1.20%) Cisco