Period
to 25 February 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited AWS over the 6 months to 25 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > South East
6 months to
25 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 17 24 30
Rank change year-on-year +7 +6 +14
Permanent jobs citing AWS 1,200 1,880 1,961
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 10.52% 8.27% 7.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.66% 26.92% 30.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,289 1,814 1,855
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% +1.38%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,625
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

AWS is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 4,501 6,984 6,347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.44% 30.74% 23.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3,808 5,997 5,339
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing AWS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for AWS in the South East

AWS
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing AWS in the South East.

Salary trend for AWS in the South East

AWS
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS in the South East over the 6 months to 25 February 2021.

Salary histogram for AWS in the South East

AWS
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AWS within the South East region over the 6 months to 25 February 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
Thames Valley +11 559 £60,000 -4.00% 166
Berkshire +9 334 £65,000 +2.36% 108
Hampshire -4 211 £52,500 +5.00% 52
Surrey -2 158 £65,000 +4.00% 56
East Sussex +12 124 £60,000 +20.00% 13
Oxfordshire +11 123 £58,500 +6.36% 40
Buckinghamshire +13 102 £56,000 -6.67% 18
West Sussex +42 99 £67,500 +3.85% 13
Kent +16 26 £42,500 -19.05% 19
Home Counties +1 4 £71,250 -
M4 Corridor - 1 £65,000 -
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2021, IT jobs citing AWS 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 South East region with a requirement for AWS.

1 682 (56.83%) Azure
2 416 (34.67%) DevOps
3 383 (31.92%) Agile Software Development
4 302 (25.17%) Docker
5 274 (22.83%) Python
6 269 (22.42%) Kubernetes
7 250 (20.83%) GCP
8 248 (20.67%) JavaScript
9 224 (18.67%) Microservices
10 217 (18.08%) Linux
11 198 (16.50%) Software Engineering
12 197 (16.42%) .NET
13 194 (16.17%) C#
13 194 (16.17%) SaaS
14 179 (14.92%) AngularJS
15 174 (14.50%) SQL
15 174 (14.50%) Java
16 173 (14.42%) TDD
17 171 (14.25%) Microsoft
18 169 (14.08%) Terraform
19 160 (13.33%) React
20 159 (13.25%) Windows
21 139 (11.58%) REST
21 139 (11.58%) Test Automation
22 131 (10.92%) Git (software)
22 131 (10.92%) Scrum
23 127 (10.58%) Google
24 123 (10.25%) Serverless
25 120 (10.00%) VMware
26 117 (9.75%) Node.js

AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 23 (1.92%) Confluence
1 23 (1.92%) IIS
2 21 (1.75%) Apache
3 20 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
3 20 (1.67%) Tomcat
4 16 (1.33%) MS Exchange
4 16 (1.33%) SharePoint
5 11 (0.92%) nginx
6 10 (0.83%) Apache Spark
6 10 (0.83%) CMS
7 9 (0.75%) Drupal
7 9 (0.75%) WordPress
8 6 (0.50%) Apache Airflow
8 6 (0.50%) Skype for Business
9 5 (0.42%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.33%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.33%) EPiServer
10 4 (0.33%) NetWeaver
11 3 (0.25%) Oracle Application Server
11 3 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.083%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.083%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (0.75%) Magento
2 4 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (0.33%) Shopify
3 3 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.17%) Odoo
4 2 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.083%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.083%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.083%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.083%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.083%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.083%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 682 (56.83%) Azure
2 250 (20.83%) GCP
3 194 (16.17%) SaaS
4 123 (10.25%) Serverless
5 99 (8.25%) AWS Lambda
6 87 (7.25%) Microsoft 365
7 77 (6.42%) PaaS
8 71 (5.92%) IaaS
9 52 (4.33%) AWS CloudFormation
10 49 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
11 48 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
12 47 (3.92%) Amazon S3
13 34 (2.83%) Azure Active Directory
14 33 (2.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 30 (2.50%) Power Platform
16 24 (2.00%) Amazon EKS
16 24 (2.00%) GitHub
16 24 (2.00%) OpenShift
17 22 (1.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 20 (1.67%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 84 (7.00%) DNS
2 66 (5.50%) Firewall
3 45 (3.75%) TCP/IP
4 44 (3.67%) DHCP
5 42 (3.50%) SAN
6 25 (2.08%) HTTP
7 24 (2.00%) Internet
8 20 (1.67%) VoIP
9 19 (1.58%) VPN
10 17 (1.42%) NAS
11 16 (1.33%) WAN
12 15 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (1.17%) HTTPS
14 12 (1.00%) LAN
15 11 (0.92%) Network Security
15 11 (0.92%) VLAN
16 8 (0.67%) Wireless
17 7 (0.58%) NetScaler
17 7 (0.58%) Wireshark
18 6 (0.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (9.50%) SQL Server
2 100 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 95 (7.92%) MongoDB
4 87 (7.25%) MySQL
5 67 (5.58%) PostgreSQL
6 65 (5.42%) Big Data
7 56 (4.67%) Relational Database
8 40 (3.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 35 (2.92%) Amazon RDS
10 28 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
11 18 (1.50%) Amazon Redshift
12 17 (1.42%) RDBMS
12 17 (1.42%) Redis
12 17 (1.42%) Snowflake Schema
13 14 (1.17%) BigQuery
13 14 (1.17%) Tableau
14 13 (1.08%) MariaDB
14 13 (1.08%) Power BI
14 13 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 131 (10.92%) Git (software)
2 105 (8.75%) Jenkins
3 96 (8.00%) JIRA
4 48 (4.00%) GitLab
5 33 (2.75%) Selenium
6 30 (2.50%) TeamCity
7 22 (1.83%) Maven
8 20 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
9 19 (1.58%) JUnit
10 15 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 13 (1.08%) PHPUnit
12 11 (0.92%) Visual Studio
13 10 (0.83%) Subversion
14 9 (0.75%) Vagrant
15 8 (0.67%) Burp Suite
16 7 (0.58%) Cucumber
17 6 (0.50%) Visual Studio Team System
18 5 (0.42%) Metasploit
18 5 (0.42%) NUnit
18 5 (0.42%) SonarQube
General
1 106 (8.83%) Finance
2 52 (4.33%) Marketing
3 43 (3.58%) Public Sector
4 42 (3.50%) Games
4 42 (3.50%) Telecoms
5 22 (1.83%) Automotive
6 16 (1.33%) Banking
7 11 (0.92%) Advertising
8 10 (0.83%) Military
8 10 (0.83%) Retail
9 9 (0.75%) Electronics
10 6 (0.50%) Law
10 6 (0.50%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.42%) Billing
11 5 (0.42%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.42%) Legal
11 5 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.25%) Back Office
12 3 (0.25%) Publishing
13 2 (0.17%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 413 (34.42%) Developer
2 139 (11.58%) DevOps Engineer
3 102 (8.50%) Architect
4 91 (7.58%) Senior Developer
5 89 (7.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 80 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
7 71 (5.92%) Cloud Engineer
8 67 (5.58%) C# Developer
9 56 (4.67%) .NET Developer
9 56 (4.67%) Support Engineer
10 55 (4.58%) Java Developer
11 53 (4.42%) AWS Engineer
12 49 (4.08%) Software Developer
13 43 (3.58%) Scala Developer
14 41 (3.42%) Software Engineer
15 39 (3.25%) React Developer
15 39 (3.25%) Senior DevOps
15 39 (3.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 37 (3.08%) Site Reliability Engineer
17 36 (3.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (16.42%) .NET
2 179 (14.92%) AngularJS
3 160 (13.33%) React
4 139 (11.58%) REST
5 117 (9.75%) Node.js
6 108 (9.00%) .NET Core
7 102 (8.50%) RESTful
8 101 (8.42%) HTML
9 85 (7.08%) CSS
10 77 (6.42%) Spring
11 71 (5.92%) Web Services
12 59 (4.92%) JSON
13 58 (4.83%) ASP.NET
13 58 (4.83%) Vue.js
14 41 (3.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 40 (3.33%) Django
16 39 (3.25%) Flask
17 35 (2.92%) LAMP
18 34 (2.83%) Kafka
19 32 (2.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 86 (7.17%) Public Cloud
2 63 (5.25%) Data Centre
3 53 (4.42%) Greenfield Project
4 43 (3.58%) Cloud Native
5 41 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
6 40 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
7 37 (3.08%) User Experience
8 21 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
9 20 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
10 18 (1.50%) Linux Command Line
11 15 (1.25%) Mobile App
12 14 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
12 14 (1.17%) Private Cloud
13 13 (1.08%) Management Information System
14 9 (0.75%) Algorithms
14 9 (0.75%) Analytical Mindset
14 9 (0.75%) PMI
15 8 (0.67%) Renewable Energy
16 6 (0.50%) N-Tier
16 6 (0.50%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 217 (18.08%) Linux
2 159 (13.25%) Windows
3 97 (8.08%) Windows Server
4 44 (3.67%) Unix
5 33 (2.75%) Windows Server 2016
6 31 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (2.17%) CentOS
8 23 (1.92%) Windows Server 2019
9 11 (0.92%) Android
9 11 (0.92%) Windows 10
10 6 (0.50%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.42%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.42%) Debian
11 5 (0.42%) Kali Linux
12 4 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.33%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.25%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.25%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.17%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 416 (34.67%) DevOps
2 383 (31.92%) Agile Software Development
3 224 (18.67%) Microservices
4 198 (16.50%) Software Engineering
5 173 (14.42%) TDD
6 139 (11.58%) Test Automation
7 131 (10.92%) Scrum
8 109 (9.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 97 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
10 93 (7.75%) Mentoring
11 83 (6.92%) Kanban
12 68 (5.67%) OOP
13 66 (5.50%) Infrastructure as Code
13 66 (5.50%) Migration
13 66 (5.50%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 63 (5.25%) Problem-Solving
15 62 (5.17%) Computer Science
15 62 (5.17%) Machine Learning
16 61 (5.08%) SDLC
17 58 (4.83%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 274 (22.83%) Python
2 248 (20.67%) JavaScript
3 194 (16.17%) C#
4 174 (14.50%) Java
4 174 (14.50%) SQL
5 90 (7.50%) PowerShell
6 87 (7.25%) PHP
7 75 (6.25%) TypeScript
8 48 (4.00%) Go
9 46 (3.83%) Scala
10 39 (3.25%) Bash Shell
11 37 (3.08%) Ruby
12 35 (2.92%) C++
13 20 (1.67%) Java 8
14 19 (1.58%) T-SQL
15 17 (1.42%) C
16 16 (1.33%) Shell Script
17 14 (1.17%) Groovy
18 13 (1.08%) ES6
19 11 (0.92%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 92 (7.67%) Security Cleared
2 84 (7.00%) Degree
3 70 (5.83%) SC Cleared
4 35 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 24 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (1.58%) BPSS Clearance
7 15 (1.25%) AWS Certification
7 15 (1.25%) CCNP
7 15 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (1.08%) CISSP
10 11 (0.92%) DV Cleared
10 11 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (0.75%) PMI Certification
12 6 (0.50%) CCNA
13 5 (0.42%) Citrix Certification
13 5 (0.42%) MCSE
13 5 (0.42%) TOGAF Certification
14 4 (0.33%) MCSA
15 3 (0.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (6.08%) QA
2 14 (1.17%) SLA
3 13 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.08%) NIST
4 10 (0.83%) GDPR
5 5 (0.42%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.33%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.17%) IFRS
7 2 (0.17%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (0.083%) NCSC
8 1 (0.083%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.083%) WAI
8 1 (0.083%) WCAG
System Software
1 302 (25.17%) Docker
2 104 (8.67%) Active Directory
3 88 (7.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 64 (5.33%) Hyper-V
5 22 (1.83%) XenApp
6 19 (1.58%) Virtual Machines
6 19 (1.58%) XenDesktop
7 17 (1.42%) vSphere
8 15 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
9 14 (1.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 11 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (0.75%) KVM
12 7 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
13 6 (0.50%) RHEV
14 4 (0.33%) DFS Replication
15 3 (0.25%) HDFS
15 3 (0.25%) pfSense
15 3 (0.25%) Postfix
15 3 (0.25%) VirtualBox
16 2 (0.17%) Samba
Systems Management
1 269 (22.42%) Kubernetes
2 169 (14.08%) Terraform
3 116 (9.67%) Ansible
4 40 (3.33%) Puppet
5 38 (3.17%) Microsoft Intune
5 38 (3.17%) SCCM
6 23 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (1.67%) SCVMM
8 16 (1.33%) Grafana
9 15 (1.25%) HAProxy
10 14 (1.17%) vRealize
11 13 (1.08%) Prometheus
12 8 (0.67%) Packer
13 7 (0.58%) Data Guard
14 6 (0.50%) EMC NetWorker
14 6 (0.50%) Jamf Pro
14 6 (0.50%) Nessus
15 5 (0.42%) Nmap
15 5 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
15 5 (0.42%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 171 (14.25%) Microsoft
2 127 (10.58%) Google
3 120 (10.00%) VMware
4 67 (5.58%) Cisco
5 65 (5.42%) Oracle
6 39 (3.25%) IBM
7 33 (2.75%) Citrix
8 30 (2.50%) Red Hat
9 24 (2.00%) F5
9 24 (2.00%) Veeam
10 22 (1.83%) Dell
11 21 (1.75%) Splunk
12 20 (1.67%) SAP
13 19 (1.58%) Meraki
14 17 (1.42%) Atlassian
15 16 (1.33%) Infoblox
16 15 (1.25%) Informatica
17 12 (1.00%) SolarWinds
18 11 (0.92%) Zend
19 10 (0.83%) ServiceNow