Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > South East
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 13 21 21
Rank change year-on-year +8 0 +12
Permanent jobs citing AWS 2,360 816 2,210
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 13.18% 10.36% 8.69%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.86% 27.54% 29.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,457 702 1,894
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £81,250
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +4.00%

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 7,181 2,963 7,416
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 40.12% 37.63% 29.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5,068 2,606 6,311
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £78,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +1 813 £62,500 +2.04% 152
Hampshire +17 792 £55,000 +10.00% 71
Berkshire -1 473 £65,000 - 82
Surrey +4 312 £65,000 +4.00% 50
East Sussex +27 219 £60,000 +4.35% 10
Buckinghamshire -4 205 £55,500 +13.85% 43
Oxfordshire -3 137 £60,000 -7.69% 27
Kent -8 54 £60,000 +20.00% 22
West Sussex -26 49 £62,500 +4.17% 8
Home Counties -8 8 £100,000 +9.59%
Middlesex +12 6 £45,000 -27.42% 3
Isle of Wight - 2 £40,000 - 1
Sussex - 1 - - 1
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 1,369 (58.01%) Azure
2 1,031 (43.69%) DevOps
3 1,006 (42.63%) Agile Software Development
4 736 (31.19%) Linux
5 720 (30.51%) Java
6 688 (29.15%) Python
7 575 (24.36%) Docker
8 573 (24.28%) JavaScript
9 562 (23.81%) Software Engineering
10 523 (22.16%) Kubernetes
11 520 (22.03%) Microservices
12 508 (21.53%) Git (software)
13 507 (21.48%) GCP
14 502 (21.27%) Finance
15 498 (21.10%) Jenkins
16 494 (20.93%) Degree
17 478 (20.25%) Ansible
18 467 (19.79%) React
19 456 (19.32%) AngularJS
20 437 (18.52%) SQL
21 421 (17.84%) C#
22 417 (17.67%) Social Skills
23 416 (17.63%) Terraform
24 385 (16.31%) TDD
25 375 (15.89%) Microsoft
25 375 (15.89%) Node.js
25 375 (15.89%) Computer Science
26 373 (15.81%) Full Stack Development
27 345 (14.62%) .NET
28 341 (14.45%) GitHub

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
1 202 (8.56%) Apache Spark
2 177 (7.50%) Apache
3 154 (6.53%) GemFire
4 86 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
5 82 (3.47%) Cloud Foundry
6 50 (2.12%) Confluence
7 41 (1.74%) IIS
8 25 (1.06%) nginx
9 23 (0.97%) SharePoint
10 22 (0.93%) WordPress
11 19 (0.81%) Apache Solr
12 17 (0.72%) OpenStack
13 14 (0.59%) MS Exchange
14 11 (0.47%) Tomcat
15 10 (0.42%) WebSphere
16 9 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
17 6 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 6 (0.25%) Jupyter
17 6 (0.25%) LiveCycle
17 6 (0.25%) Moodle
Applications
1 14 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.085%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.042%) Figma
3 1 (0.042%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.042%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.042%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.042%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 19 (0.81%) Sentinel
2 7 (0.30%) Distributed Ledger
3 5 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.21%) Shopify
4 4 (0.17%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 2 (0.085%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.085%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.042%) Magento
6 1 (0.042%) R3 Corda
6 1 (0.042%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,369 (58.01%) Azure
2 507 (21.48%) GCP
3 341 (14.45%) GitHub
4 251 (10.64%) SaaS
5 226 (9.58%) Serverless
6 199 (8.43%) Amazon Kinesis
7 174 (7.37%) PaaS
8 142 (6.02%) AWS Lambda
9 139 (5.89%) Amazon S3
10 137 (5.81%) Microsoft 365
11 129 (5.47%) AWS CloudFormation
12 121 (5.13%) IaaS
13 118 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
14 107 (4.53%) OpenShift
15 102 (4.32%) Cloud Computing
16 79 (3.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 64 (2.71%) Amazon SQS
18 61 (2.58%) Amazon EKS
19 49 (2.08%) Power Platform
19 49 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 147 (6.23%) Firewall
2 74 (3.14%) DNS
3 71 (3.01%) HTTP
4 60 (2.54%) TCP/IP
5 59 (2.50%) LAN
6 58 (2.46%) VPN
6 58 (2.46%) WAN
7 52 (2.20%) Network Security
8 47 (1.99%) Internet
9 42 (1.78%) DHCP
10 30 (1.27%) Calico
11 29 (1.23%) OSPF
12 26 (1.10%) BGP
13 23 (0.97%) MPLS
14 22 (0.93%) SAN
14 22 (0.93%) Wireless
15 21 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
16 18 (0.76%) 5G
16 18 (0.76%) IPsec
17 15 (0.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 332 (14.07%) NoSQL
2 265 (11.23%) PostgreSQL
3 250 (10.59%) Relational Database
4 244 (10.34%) Big Data
5 220 (9.32%) SQL Server
6 183 (7.75%) MariaDB
7 174 (7.37%) HBase
8 158 (6.69%) Redis
9 148 (6.27%) MySQL
10 142 (6.02%) MongoDB
11 111 (4.70%) Data Lake
12 106 (4.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 96 (4.07%) Amazon RDS
14 81 (3.43%) Hadoop
15 60 (2.54%) Apache Cassandra
16 55 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 49 (2.08%) Power BI
18 41 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
19 34 (1.44%) Amazon Redshift
20 19 (0.81%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 508 (21.53%) Git (software)
2 498 (21.10%) Jenkins
3 182 (7.71%) Cucumber
4 177 (7.50%) Protractor
5 172 (7.29%) Sonatype Nexus
6 171 (7.25%) JIRA
7 157 (6.65%) Cypress.io
8 155 (6.57%) Storybook
9 153 (6.48%) Gradle
10 136 (5.76%) Artifactory
11 132 (5.59%) JUnit
12 124 (5.25%) IntelliJ
13 121 (5.13%) Eclipse
14 115 (4.87%) Mockito
15 100 (4.24%) GitLab
16 65 (2.75%) Selenium
17 63 (2.67%) SonarQube
18 60 (2.54%) Bitbucket
19 48 (2.03%) gulp
20 37 (1.57%) webpack
General
1 502 (21.27%) Finance
2 417 (17.67%) Social Skills
3 333 (14.11%) Banking
4 291 (12.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 288 (12.20%) Law
6 122 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
7 102 (4.32%) Presentation Skills
8 101 (4.28%) Retail
9 86 (3.64%) Telecoms
10 53 (2.25%) Marketing
11 49 (2.08%) Organisational Skills
12 42 (1.78%) Public Sector
13 35 (1.48%) Automotive
14 31 (1.31%) Manufacturing
15 22 (0.93%) Wearables
16 21 (0.89%) Legal
17 20 (0.85%) Games
18 15 (0.64%) Influencing Skills
19 11 (0.47%) Electronics
20 9 (0.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 641 (27.16%) Developer
2 301 (12.75%) DevOps Engineer
3 294 (12.46%) Software Engineer
4 257 (10.89%) Architect
5 170 (7.20%) Cloud Engineer
6 165 (6.99%) Principal Engineer
7 152 (6.44%) Senior Developer
8 141 (5.97%) Principal Software Engineer
9 105 (4.45%) AWS Engineer
10 91 (3.86%) Consultant
11 90 (3.81%) Software Developer
12 89 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 87 (3.69%) Java Developer
14 83 (3.52%) Senior Software Engineer
15 78 (3.31%) Cloud Architect
16 77 (3.26%) Analyst
16 77 (3.26%) Lead Developer
17 74 (3.14%) Full Stack Developer
18 73 (3.09%) C# Developer
18 73 (3.09%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 467 (19.79%) React
2 456 (19.32%) AngularJS
3 375 (15.89%) Node.js
4 345 (14.62%) .NET
5 333 (14.11%) Spring
6 316 (13.39%) CSS
6 316 (13.39%) Kafka
7 293 (12.42%) RabbitMQ
8 268 (11.36%) REST
9 245 (10.38%) RESTful
10 227 (9.62%) HTML
11 216 (9.15%) Web Services
12 208 (8.81%) JSON
13 182 (7.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 167 (7.08%) Redux
15 163 (6.91%) Express
16 147 (6.23%) Tailwind CSS
17 144 (6.10%) WireMock
18 141 (5.97%) Play Framework
19 133 (5.64%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 246 (10.42%) User Experience
2 137 (5.81%) Linux Command Line
3 134 (5.68%) Public Cloud
4 114 (4.83%) Self-Motivation
5 102 (4.32%) Cloud Native
6 94 (3.98%) Greenfield Project
7 89 (3.77%) Hybrid Cloud
8 82 (3.47%) Data Centre
9 67 (2.84%) Management Information System
10 65 (2.75%) Mobile App
11 51 (2.16%) Virtual Team
12 36 (1.53%) iPad
13 32 (1.36%) Private Cloud
14 29 (1.23%) Algorithms
15 28 (1.19%) Clustering
15 28 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
16 18 (0.76%) Life Science
17 15 (0.64%) 3D Graphics
17 15 (0.64%) e-Learning
17 15 (0.64%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 736 (31.19%) Linux
2 310 (13.14%) Windows
3 243 (10.30%) Unix
4 132 (5.59%) Windows Server
5 53 (2.25%) Apple iOS
6 49 (2.08%) Android
7 47 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (1.19%) CentOS
9 21 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (0.72%) VMS
12 16 (0.68%) Mac OS
13 15 (0.64%) Debian
14 14 (0.59%) Ubuntu
15 9 (0.38%) Solaris
15 9 (0.38%) Windows Server 2016
15 9 (0.38%) Windows Server 2019
16 8 (0.34%) Windows 10
17 7 (0.30%) SUSE
18 5 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,031 (43.69%) DevOps
2 1,006 (42.63%) Agile Software Development
3 562 (23.81%) Software Engineering
4 520 (22.03%) Microservices
5 385 (16.31%) TDD
6 375 (15.89%) Computer Science
7 373 (15.81%) Full Stack Development
8 287 (12.16%) Problem-Solving
8 287 (12.16%) Scrum
9 275 (11.65%) Digital Banking
10 237 (10.04%) Test Automation
11 214 (9.07%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 211 (8.94%) Infrastructure as Code
13 210 (8.90%) High Availability
14 202 (8.56%) Analytics
15 200 (8.47%) Mentoring
16 198 (8.39%) Business Continuity
17 197 (8.35%) Continuous Integration
18 196 (8.31%) OO
19 169 (7.16%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 720 (30.51%) Java
2 688 (29.15%) Python
3 573 (24.28%) JavaScript
4 437 (18.52%) SQL
5 421 (17.84%) C#
6 217 (9.19%) Bash Shell
7 208 (8.81%) PHP
8 181 (7.67%) Shell Script
9 165 (6.99%) PowerShell
10 161 (6.82%) Go
11 149 (6.31%) Groovy
12 119 (5.04%) TypeScript
13 88 (3.73%) Ruby
14 63 (2.67%) Perl
15 59 (2.50%) C
16 56 (2.37%) C++
17 48 (2.03%) T-SQL
18 47 (1.99%) Scala
19 29 (1.23%) Java 8
20 28 (1.19%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 494 (20.93%) Degree
2 148 (6.27%) OCP
2 148 (6.27%) Oracle Certification
3 117 (4.96%) Security Cleared
4 88 (3.73%) SC Cleared
5 81 (3.43%) Computer Science Degree
6 74 (3.14%) Cisco Certification
7 68 (2.88%) AWS Certification
8 48 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
9 40 (1.69%) CCNP
10 37 (1.57%) CISSP
11 36 (1.53%) CCNA
12 32 (1.36%) MCSE
13 28 (1.19%) MCSA
14 27 (1.14%) SANS
15 20 (0.85%) CCA
15 20 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
16 16 (0.68%) CEH
17 15 (0.64%) GCIA
17 15 (0.64%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (4.45%) QA
2 76 (3.22%) SLA
3 52 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (1.31%) PCI DSS
5 29 (1.23%) GDPR
6 17 (0.72%) NIST
7 14 (0.59%) Accessibility
8 9 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
9 6 (0.25%) Data Quality
9 6 (0.25%) HIPAA
9 6 (0.25%) ISO 13485
9 6 (0.25%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.21%) COBIT
10 5 (0.21%) GRC
10 5 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 4 (0.17%) SOC 2
12 3 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 3 (0.13%) GAMP
12 3 (0.13%) GxP
13 2 (0.085%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 575 (24.36%) Docker
2 238 (10.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 155 (6.57%) Active Directory
4 124 (5.25%) HDFS
5 77 (3.26%) Virtual Machines
6 44 (1.86%) Hyper-V
7 19 (0.81%) Firmware
8 18 (0.76%) vSphere
9 13 (0.55%) RHEV
9 13 (0.55%) VMware NSX
10 9 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 6 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.17%) Postfix
12 4 (0.17%) Snort
12 4 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.085%) KVM
13 2 (0.085%) LXC
13 2 (0.085%) NFS
13 2 (0.085%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 523 (22.16%) Kubernetes
2 478 (20.25%) Ansible
3 416 (17.63%) Terraform
4 185 (7.84%) Opscode Chef
5 114 (4.83%) Puppet
6 63 (2.67%) Grafana
7 49 (2.08%) SCCM
8 44 (1.86%) Microsoft Intune
9 38 (1.61%) Kibana
10 20 (0.85%) WSUS
11 15 (0.64%) vRealize
12 13 (0.55%) FortiGate
13 12 (0.51%) Prometheus
14 11 (0.47%) vCenter Server
15 10 (0.42%) QRadar
16 9 (0.38%) Rancher
16 9 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
17 8 (0.34%) NetBackup
17 8 (0.34%) Packer
18 6 (0.25%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 375 (15.89%) Microsoft
2 320 (13.56%) VMware
3 188 (7.97%) Google
4 147 (6.23%) Okta
5 138 (5.85%) Oracle
6 81 (3.43%) Cisco
7 61 (2.58%) IBM
8 53 (2.25%) Citrix
9 46 (1.95%) Red Hat
10 37 (1.57%) Databricks
11 36 (1.53%) Splunk
12 34 (1.44%) Meraki
13 30 (1.27%) Adobe
13 30 (1.27%) Apple
14 29 (1.23%) Veeam
15 25 (1.06%) Atlassian
16 24 (1.02%) HP
16 24 (1.02%) Zscaler
17 21 (0.89%) Zend
18 20 (0.85%) PayPal