Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > South East
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 13 19 24
Rank change year-on-year +6 +5 +9
Permanent jobs citing AWS 2,310 1,008 1,916
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 13.01% 10.07% 8.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 31.44% 25.63% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,335 863 1,669
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,300 £36,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £82,250 £82,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +1.56%

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 7,347 3,933 7,062
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 41.36% 39.29% 30.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5,167 3,368 6,003
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,500 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £80,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 23 January 2022.

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 23 January 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
Thames Valley +1 796 £65,000 +8.33% 140
Hampshire +22 635 £57,500 +15.00% 53
Surrey +10 449 £62,500 -3.85% 52
Berkshire -1 416 £65,000 +4.00% 68
Buckinghamshire -1 225 £57,500 +15.00% 34
East Sussex +11 181 £60,000 -7.69% 11
Oxfordshire +3 158 £70,000 +16.67% 38
Kent -1 85 £70,000 +55.56% 21
West Sussex -22 47 £65,000 +8.33% 10
Home Counties -3 29 £100,000 +25.00%
Middlesex -1 6 - -
Isle of Wight - 3 £40,000 - 1
Sussex - 3 £70,000 - 2
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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 1,403 (60.74%) Azure
2 1,164 (50.39%) Agile Software Development
3 1,036 (44.85%) DevOps
4 781 (33.81%) CI/CD
5 727 (31.47%) Python
6 689 (29.83%) Java
7 585 (25.32%) JavaScript
8 572 (24.76%) Linux
9 569 (24.63%) Docker
10 546 (23.64%) C#
11 468 (20.26%) Degree
12 457 (19.78%) Software Engineering
13 449 (19.44%) SQL
14 438 (18.96%) React
15 435 (18.83%) Kubernetes
16 434 (18.79%) Social Skills
17 424 (18.35%) Git (software)
18 422 (18.27%) Microservices
19 416 (18.01%) GCP
20 406 (17.58%) Microsoft
21 376 (16.28%) Finance
21 376 (16.28%) Serverless
22 367 (15.89%) Terraform
23 365 (15.80%) Windows
24 361 (15.63%) Computer Science
25 350 (15.15%) Jenkins
26 349 (15.11%) Analytics
27 347 (15.02%) Full Stack Development
28 330 (14.29%) .NET
29 312 (13.51%) 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
1 119 (5.15%) Apache
2 111 (4.81%) Elasticsearch
3 90 (3.90%) Apache Spark
4 60 (2.60%) SharePoint
5 58 (2.51%) GemFire
6 56 (2.42%) IIS
7 46 (1.99%) Confluence
8 31 (1.34%) Cloud Foundry
9 23 (1.00%) WebLogic
10 22 (0.95%) GeoServer
11 21 (0.91%) Apache Airflow
12 19 (0.82%) MS Exchange
13 18 (0.78%) CMS
13 18 (0.78%) nginx
14 16 (0.69%) OpenStack
15 13 (0.56%) Apache Solr
15 13 (0.56%) JBoss
16 7 (0.30%) WordPress
17 6 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 6 (0.26%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 31 (1.34%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (0.22%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.13%) Campfire
6 2 (0.087%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.087%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.043%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 27 (1.17%) Sentinel
2 13 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.35%) Distributed Ledger
5 6 (0.26%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 3 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.13%) Shopify
7 2 (0.087%) Elite 3E
8 1 (0.043%) Magento
8 1 (0.043%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.043%) R3 Corda
8 1 (0.043%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.043%) SAP CAR
8 1 (0.043%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1,403 (60.74%) Azure
2 416 (18.01%) GCP
3 376 (16.28%) Serverless
4 292 (12.64%) GitHub
5 282 (12.21%) SaaS
6 203 (8.79%) AWS Lambda
7 202 (8.74%) Amazon S3
8 199 (8.61%) Microsoft 365
9 138 (5.97%) AWS CloudFormation
10 133 (5.76%) Amazon EC2
11 130 (5.63%) PaaS
12 125 (5.41%) OpenShift
13 120 (5.19%) Amazon EKS
14 112 (4.85%) Cloud Computing
15 106 (4.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 98 (4.24%) IaaS
17 97 (4.20%) Amazon Kinesis
18 83 (3.59%) Amazon SQS
19 77 (3.33%) Power Platform
20 72 (3.12%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 77 (3.33%) Firewall
2 65 (2.81%) HTTP
3 56 (2.42%) DNS
4 52 (2.25%) WAN
5 46 (1.99%) LAN
6 43 (1.86%) Internet
7 41 (1.77%) VPN
8 40 (1.73%) TCP/IP
9 35 (1.52%) DHCP
10 29 (1.26%) Cisco IPT
11 20 (0.87%) Remote Desktop
12 18 (0.78%) Network Security
12 18 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
13 17 (0.74%) SAN
14 16 (0.69%) Calico
15 15 (0.65%) Wireless
16 14 (0.61%) MPLS
17 12 (0.52%) BGP
17 12 (0.52%) VLAN
18 11 (0.48%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 284 (12.29%) NoSQL
2 251 (10.87%) PostgreSQL
3 213 (9.22%) Big Data
4 192 (8.31%) SQL Server
5 175 (7.58%) MongoDB
6 164 (7.10%) Relational Database
7 153 (6.62%) MySQL
8 128 (5.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 120 (5.19%) Data Lake
9 120 (5.19%) Redis
10 108 (4.68%) Amazon RDS
11 104 (4.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 100 (4.33%) Apache Cassandra
13 76 (3.29%) MariaDB
14 74 (3.20%) HBase
15 73 (3.16%) Power BI
16 51 (2.21%) Hadoop
17 49 (2.12%) Amazon Redshift
17 49 (2.12%) HDInsight
18 40 (1.73%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 424 (18.35%) Git (software)
2 350 (15.15%) Jenkins
3 149 (6.45%) JIRA
4 111 (4.81%) GitLab
5 75 (3.25%) Sonatype Nexus
6 73 (3.16%) Cucumber
7 62 (2.68%) Artifactory
8 61 (2.64%) Protractor
9 55 (2.38%) Gradle
10 54 (2.34%) JUnit
11 53 (2.29%) Storybook
12 52 (2.25%) Cypress.io
13 50 (2.16%) SonarQube
14 49 (2.12%) Selenium
15 41 (1.77%) Eclipse
15 41 (1.77%) IntelliJ
16 36 (1.56%) Bitbucket
16 36 (1.56%) Maven
16 36 (1.56%) Mockito
17 33 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 434 (18.79%) Social Skills
2 376 (16.28%) Finance
3 184 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
4 167 (7.23%) Banking
4 167 (7.23%) Law
5 163 (7.06%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 115 (4.98%) Retail
7 77 (3.33%) Telecoms
8 64 (2.77%) Marketing
9 57 (2.47%) Presentation Skills
10 56 (2.42%) Organisational Skills
11 49 (2.12%) Legal
12 44 (1.90%) Manufacturing
13 29 (1.26%) Automotive
14 28 (1.21%) Public Sector
15 24 (1.04%) Billing
16 19 (0.82%) Influencing Skills
17 16 (0.69%) Aerospace
18 15 (0.65%) Documentation Skills
18 15 (0.65%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 597 (25.84%) Developer
2 279 (12.08%) Architect
3 278 (12.03%) Software Engineer
4 268 (11.60%) DevOps Engineer
5 160 (6.93%) Senior Developer
6 139 (6.02%) Cloud Engineer
7 135 (5.84%) Consultant
8 118 (5.11%) Software Developer
9 117 (5.06%) AWS Engineer
10 116 (5.02%) Security Engineer
11 114 (4.94%) Data Engineer
12 108 (4.68%) Solutions Architect
13 105 (4.55%) Principal Engineer
14 102 (4.42%) Full Stack Developer
15 98 (4.24%) Principal Software Engineer
16 97 (4.20%) Analyst
17 77 (3.33%) Cybersecurity Engineer
18 75 (3.25%) Cloud Consultant
19 74 (3.20%) Java Developer
20 71 (3.07%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 438 (18.96%) React
2 330 (14.29%) .NET
3 312 (13.51%) Node.js
4 280 (12.12%) AngularJS
5 277 (11.99%) CSS
6 262 (11.34%) Kafka
7 252 (10.91%) HTML
8 219 (9.48%) REST
9 187 (8.10%) RESTful
10 184 (7.97%) Spring
11 155 (6.71%) JSON
12 154 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
13 106 (4.59%) Web Services
14 105 (4.55%) .NET Core
15 104 (4.50%) Spring Boot
16 97 (4.20%) ASP.NET
16 97 (4.20%) Vue.js
17 78 (3.38%) Redux
18 77 (3.33%) Elastic Stack
19 71 (3.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 199 (8.61%) User Experience
2 178 (7.71%) Public Cloud
3 139 (6.02%) Cloud Native
4 137 (5.93%) Self-Motivation
5 84 (3.64%) Linux Command Line
6 81 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
7 71 (3.07%) Mobile App
8 66 (2.86%) Data Centre
9 60 (2.60%) Management Information System
10 52 (2.25%) Algorithms
10 52 (2.25%) Virtual Team
11 48 (2.08%) iPad
12 45 (1.95%) Data Structures
13 43 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
14 37 (1.60%) Private Cloud
15 36 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
16 30 (1.30%) Replication
17 25 (1.08%) Smart Meter
17 25 (1.08%) Social Media
18 18 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 572 (24.76%) Linux
2 365 (15.80%) Windows
3 156 (6.75%) Windows Server
4 140 (6.06%) Unix
5 47 (2.03%) Ubuntu
6 34 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 33 (1.43%) Apple iOS
8 32 (1.39%) CentOS
9 31 (1.34%) Android
10 27 (1.17%) Mac OS
11 26 (1.13%) VMS
12 17 (0.74%) Debian
13 12 (0.52%) Windows 10
14 7 (0.30%) Alpine Linux
14 7 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (0.22%) Windows Server 2016
16 4 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
17 3 (0.13%) Windows 7
17 3 (0.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,164 (50.39%) Agile Software Development
2 1,036 (44.85%) DevOps
3 781 (33.81%) CI/CD
4 457 (19.78%) Software Engineering
5 422 (18.27%) Microservices
6 361 (15.63%) Computer Science
7 349 (15.11%) Analytics
8 347 (15.02%) Full Stack Development
9 307 (13.29%) TDD
10 304 (13.16%) Risk Management
11 287 (12.42%) Test Automation
12 278 (12.03%) Scrum
13 275 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
14 264 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
15 252 (10.91%) Mentoring
16 221 (9.57%) Cybersecurity
17 173 (7.49%) SDLC
18 147 (6.36%) User Stories
19 145 (6.28%) Site Reliability Engineering
20 144 (6.23%) OO
Programming Languages
1 727 (31.47%) Python
2 689 (29.83%) Java
3 585 (25.32%) JavaScript
4 546 (23.64%) C#
5 449 (19.44%) SQL
6 213 (9.22%) PowerShell
7 211 (9.13%) Bash
8 157 (6.80%) PHP
9 140 (6.06%) Go
10 121 (5.24%) Perl
11 112 (4.85%) C
12 111 (4.81%) C++
13 108 (4.68%) Shell Script
14 103 (4.46%) TypeScript
15 82 (3.55%) Ruby
16 80 (3.46%) Groovy
17 69 (2.99%) Scala
18 54 (2.34%) T-SQL
19 52 (2.25%) Kotlin
20 26 (1.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 468 (20.26%) Degree
2 178 (7.71%) Security Cleared
3 159 (6.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 128 (5.54%) SC Cleared
5 78 (3.38%) AWS Certification
6 62 (2.68%) OCP
6 62 (2.68%) Oracle Certification
7 61 (2.64%) Cisco Certification
8 47 (2.03%) CISSP
9 43 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
10 33 (1.43%) MCSE
11 30 (1.30%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 30 (1.30%) SANS
12 25 (1.08%) MCSA
13 24 (1.04%) CCNA
14 22 (0.95%) TOGAF Certification
15 21 (0.91%) GCFA
15 21 (0.91%) GCFE
15 21 (0.91%) GCIA
15 21 (0.91%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (4.29%) QA
2 57 (2.47%) SLA
3 54 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 39 (1.69%) Accessibility
5 25 (1.08%) GDPR
6 16 (0.69%) PCI DSS
7 12 (0.52%) NIST
8 11 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
9 9 (0.39%) Data Quality
10 8 (0.35%) NCSC
11 5 (0.22%) HIPAA
11 5 (0.22%) SOC 2
12 4 (0.17%) COBIT
13 3 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 3 (0.13%) GAMP
13 3 (0.13%) GxP
13 3 (0.13%) ISO 13485
13 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 2 (0.087%) ISO 9001
14 2 (0.087%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 569 (24.63%) Docker
2 167 (7.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 123 (5.32%) Active Directory
4 52 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
5 45 (1.95%) HDFS
6 20 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
7 18 (0.78%) vSphere
8 16 (0.69%) Hyper-V
9 13 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
10 10 (0.43%) KVM
10 10 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
11 9 (0.39%) Xen
12 6 (0.26%) BitLocker
13 5 (0.22%) Snort
14 4 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (0.17%) VMware NSX
15 3 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 3 (0.13%) OpenAM
15 3 (0.13%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 435 (18.83%) Kubernetes
2 367 (15.89%) Terraform
3 312 (13.51%) Ansible
4 166 (7.19%) Opscode Chef
5 99 (4.29%) Puppet
6 82 (3.55%) Grafana
7 47 (2.03%) Kibana
8 35 (1.52%) SCCM
9 22 (0.95%) Microsoft Intune
10 21 (0.91%) Jamf Pro
10 21 (0.91%) Prometheus
11 17 (0.74%) WSUS
12 16 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
13 14 (0.61%) Nessus
14 13 (0.56%) Data Guard
14 13 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 13 (0.56%) SCOM
14 13 (0.56%) vCenter Server
15 12 (0.52%) logstash
16 11 (0.48%) Opsview
Vendors
1 406 (17.58%) Microsoft
2 218 (9.44%) VMware
3 138 (5.97%) Google
4 128 (5.54%) Oracle
5 81 (3.51%) Databricks
6 69 (2.99%) Adobe
7 64 (2.77%) Red Hat
8 59 (2.55%) Apple
9 52 (2.25%) Okta
10 51 (2.21%) Citrix
11 50 (2.16%) Cisco
12 49 (2.12%) Palantir
13 43 (1.86%) IBM
14 37 (1.60%) New Relic
15 36 (1.56%) Veeam
16 27 (1.17%) Atlassian
17 25 (1.08%) Dell
17 25 (1.08%) HP
18 20 (0.87%) ServiceNow
19 19 (0.82%) SAP