Period
to 6 May 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 6 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > South East
6 months to
6 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 13 24 26
Rank change year-on-year +11 +2 +14
Permanent jobs citing AWS 1,596 1,526 2,083
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 12.24% 8.23% 7.90%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.80% 26.14% 31.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,307 1,360 1,779
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £45,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% - +8.33%

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 5,182 5,837 6,667
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.75% 31.47% 25.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4,303 5,034 5,667
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £81,250 £77,500
England median annual salary £58,000 £55,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.50% +0.91% +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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +8 686 £60,000 - 140
Hampshire +14 389 £57,500 +4.55% 70
Berkshire +5 381 £65,000 +4.00% 86
Surrey +9 211 £65,000 +8.33% 67
East Sussex +19 189 £60,000 +9.09% 17
Oxfordshire +14 167 £55,000 - 36
Buckinghamshire +8 138 £56,000 -6.67% 18
West Sussex +12 62 £68,750 +1.85% 13
Kent +10 35 £45,000 -14.29% 16
Home Counties 0 4 £72,500 -
M4 Corridor - 1 £65,000 -
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 954 (59.77%) Azure
2 563 (35.28%) DevOps
3 507 (31.77%) Agile Software Development
4 449 (28.13%) Docker
5 394 (24.69%) Kubernetes
6 387 (24.25%) JavaScript
7 353 (22.12%) Python
8 348 (21.80%) GCP
9 322 (20.18%) Linux
10 315 (19.74%) Software Engineering
11 289 (18.11%) Microsoft
12 286 (17.92%) C#
13 280 (17.54%) Java
14 276 (17.29%) .NET
15 271 (16.98%) Microservices
16 267 (16.73%) Social Skills
17 258 (16.17%) AngularJS
18 252 (15.79%) React
19 247 (15.48%) SQL
20 235 (14.72%) SaaS
20 235 (14.72%) Git (software)
21 234 (14.66%) TDD
22 233 (14.60%) Terraform
23 194 (12.16%) Windows
24 186 (11.65%) VMware
24 186 (11.65%) Node.js
25 177 (11.09%) Jenkins
26 173 (10.84%) REST
27 171 (10.71%) Ansible
27 171 (10.71%) SQL Server

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 48 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
2 42 (2.63%) Apache
3 38 (2.38%) IIS
4 30 (1.88%) Apache Spark
5 25 (1.57%) Confluence
5 25 (1.57%) SharePoint
6 24 (1.50%) GemFire
7 21 (1.32%) nginx
8 18 (1.13%) MS Exchange
9 15 (0.94%) Tomcat
9 15 (0.94%) WordPress
10 13 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
11 11 (0.69%) Drupal
12 9 (0.56%) Apache Airflow
13 7 (0.44%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.31%) CMS
14 5 (0.31%) NetWeaver
14 5 (0.31%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.25%) Liferay
Applications
1 18 (1.13%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (0.38%) Chatbot
5 4 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.13%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.063%) Sketch
7 1 (0.063%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 5 (0.31%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (0.25%) Magento
2 4 (0.25%) Shopify
3 2 (0.13%) Odoo
4 1 (0.063%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.063%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.063%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.063%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.063%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.063%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.063%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 954 (59.77%) Azure
2 348 (21.80%) GCP
3 235 (14.72%) SaaS
4 140 (8.77%) Microsoft 365
5 125 (7.83%) PaaS
6 113 (7.08%) Serverless
7 96 (6.02%) IaaS
8 91 (5.70%) AWS CloudFormation
9 88 (5.51%) GitHub
10 83 (5.20%) AWS Lambda
11 71 (4.45%) Amazon S3
12 60 (3.76%) Amazon EC2
13 59 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
14 40 (2.51%) Azure Active Directory
15 38 (2.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 36 (2.26%) Amazon EKS
17 32 (2.01%) IBM Cloud
17 32 (2.01%) OpenShift
18 29 (1.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 25 (1.57%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 121 (7.58%) Firewall
2 107 (6.70%) DNS
3 62 (3.88%) TCP/IP
4 61 (3.82%) DHCP
5 52 (3.26%) SAN
6 34 (2.13%) Network Security
7 31 (1.94%) Internet
8 30 (1.88%) VPN
9 26 (1.63%) WAN
10 25 (1.57%) NAS
11 23 (1.44%) HTTP
12 22 (1.38%) Wireless
13 20 (1.25%) LAN
13 20 (1.25%) VLAN
13 20 (1.25%) VoIP
14 16 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (0.81%) HTTPS
15 13 (0.81%) Wireshark
16 12 (0.75%) SD-WAN
17 8 (0.50%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 126 (7.89%) NoSQL
3 106 (6.64%) Big Data
4 105 (6.58%) MySQL
5 101 (6.33%) Relational Database
6 92 (5.76%) PostgreSQL
7 87 (5.45%) MongoDB
8 53 (3.32%) Amazon RDS
9 40 (2.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 32 (2.01%) MariaDB
11 28 (1.75%) Hadoop
12 27 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
13 24 (1.50%) Amazon Redshift
14 20 (1.25%) Redis
14 20 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 19 (1.19%) Azure SQL Database
15 19 (1.19%) RDBMS
16 18 (1.13%) Tableau
17 17 (1.07%) Amazon Aurora
18 16 (1.00%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 235 (14.72%) Git (software)
2 177 (11.09%) Jenkins
3 106 (6.64%) JIRA
4 78 (4.89%) GitLab
5 41 (2.57%) Cucumber
6 37 (2.32%) Selenium
7 36 (2.26%) Cypress.io
8 32 (2.01%) Sonatype Nexus
9 27 (1.69%) TeamCity
10 24 (1.50%) Protractor
11 23 (1.44%) Visual Studio
12 22 (1.38%) Visual Studio Team System
13 21 (1.32%) Bitbucket
13 21 (1.32%) gulp
13 21 (1.32%) JUnit
13 21 (1.32%) Maven
14 20 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 19 (1.19%) Appium
15 19 (1.19%) Gradle
16 17 (1.07%) webpack
General
1 267 (16.73%) Social Skills
2 169 (10.59%) Finance
3 52 (3.26%) Public Sector
4 50 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 49 (3.07%) Banking
5 49 (3.07%) Marketing
5 49 (3.07%) Telecoms
6 45 (2.82%) Law
7 37 (2.32%) Games
8 33 (2.07%) Presentation Skills
9 32 (2.01%) Retail
10 23 (1.44%) Automotive
11 11 (0.69%) Electronics
11 11 (0.69%) Legal
12 10 (0.63%) Influencing Skills
12 10 (0.63%) Military
13 9 (0.56%) Billing
13 9 (0.56%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.50%) Organisational Skills
14 8 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 532 (33.33%) Developer
2 173 (10.84%) DevOps Engineer
3 147 (9.21%) Senior Developer
4 145 (9.09%) Architect
5 136 (8.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 95 (5.95%) Cloud Engineer
7 75 (4.70%) Full Stack Developer
8 71 (4.45%) .NET Developer
9 70 (4.39%) Software Engineer
10 69 (4.32%) C# Developer
11 65 (4.07%) AWS Engineer
12 59 (3.70%) Java Developer
13 58 (3.63%) Software Developer
14 46 (2.88%) Site Reliability Engineer
15 45 (2.82%) Ruby Developer
15 45 (2.82%) Support Engineer
16 43 (2.69%) Lead Developer
16 43 (2.69%) Senior DevOps
16 43 (2.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 42 (2.63%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (17.29%) .NET
2 258 (16.17%) AngularJS
3 252 (15.79%) React
4 186 (11.65%) Node.js
5 173 (10.84%) REST
6 131 (8.21%) CSS
7 125 (7.83%) .NET Core
8 118 (7.39%) HTML
9 108 (6.77%) Spring
10 99 (6.20%) Web Services
11 90 (5.64%) RESTful
12 89 (5.58%) Vue.js
13 79 (4.95%) ASP.NET
13 79 (4.95%) Kafka
14 57 (3.57%) LAMP
14 57 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 54 (3.38%) RabbitMQ
16 48 (3.01%) Symfony
17 46 (2.88%) JSON
17 46 (2.88%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 108 (6.77%) Public Cloud
2 86 (5.39%) User Experience
3 83 (5.20%) Data Centre
4 73 (4.57%) Greenfield Project
5 48 (3.01%) Hybrid Cloud
6 45 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
7 37 (2.32%) Cloud Native
8 33 (2.07%) Mobile App
9 31 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
10 30 (1.88%) Linux Command Line
11 21 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
11 21 (1.32%) Private Cloud
12 15 (0.94%) Clustering
13 14 (0.88%) iPad
14 12 (0.75%) Analytical Mindset
14 12 (0.75%) Management Information System
15 11 (0.69%) Algorithms
15 11 (0.69%) Data Structures
16 10 (0.63%) N-Tier
16 10 (0.63%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 322 (20.18%) Linux
2 194 (12.16%) Windows
3 127 (7.96%) Windows Server
4 75 (4.70%) Unix
5 54 (3.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (2.44%) CentOS
7 38 (2.38%) Windows Server 2016
8 37 (2.32%) Windows Server 2019
9 30 (1.88%) Android
10 24 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 23 (1.44%) Apple iOS
12 20 (1.25%) Ubuntu
13 14 (0.88%) Windows 10
14 13 (0.81%) Debian
15 5 (0.31%) Kali Linux
15 5 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
16 3 (0.19%) Windows 7
17 2 (0.13%) FreeNAS
17 2 (0.13%) Solaris
17 2 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 563 (35.28%) DevOps
2 507 (31.77%) Agile Software Development
3 315 (19.74%) Software Engineering
4 271 (16.98%) Microservices
5 234 (14.66%) TDD
6 162 (10.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 149 (9.34%) Continuous Integration
8 148 (9.27%) Test Automation
9 139 (8.71%) Scrum
10 120 (7.52%) Infrastructure as Code
11 113 (7.08%) Machine Learning
12 106 (6.64%) Computer Science
13 104 (6.52%) E-Commerce
14 101 (6.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 100 (6.27%) OOP
16 99 (6.20%) Problem-Solving
17 97 (6.08%) Continuous Delivery
18 96 (6.02%) MVC
19 95 (5.95%) Mentoring
20 92 (5.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 387 (24.25%) JavaScript
2 353 (22.12%) Python
3 286 (17.92%) C#
4 280 (17.54%) Java
5 247 (15.48%) SQL
6 143 (8.96%) PHP
7 120 (7.52%) PowerShell
8 101 (6.33%) Bash Shell
9 91 (5.70%) TypeScript
10 86 (5.39%) Ruby
11 71 (4.45%) Go
12 34 (2.13%) C
13 33 (2.07%) T-SQL
14 31 (1.94%) C++
14 31 (1.94%) Shell Script
15 30 (1.88%) ES6
16 24 (1.50%) Java 8
17 21 (1.32%) Groovy
17 21 (1.32%) Scala
18 20 (1.25%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 144 (9.02%) Degree
2 111 (6.95%) Security Cleared
3 80 (5.01%) SC Cleared
4 45 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 42 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
6 34 (2.13%) AWS Certification
7 30 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
8 28 (1.75%) CCNP
9 23 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 22 (1.38%) DV Cleared
11 20 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
12 18 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 16 (1.00%) CISSP
13 16 (1.00%) OCP
13 16 (1.00%) Oracle Certification
14 15 (0.94%) TOGAF Certification
15 10 (0.63%) PMI Certification
16 8 (0.50%) CCNA
17 7 (0.44%) MCSE
18 5 (0.31%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (6.27%) QA
2 33 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (1.69%) SLA
4 21 (1.32%) GDPR
5 17 (1.07%) NIST
6 13 (0.81%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.31%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.31%) SOC 2
8 3 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.19%) NCSC
9 2 (0.13%) COBIT
9 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 2 (0.13%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.063%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.063%) GRC
10 1 (0.063%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.063%) WAI
10 1 (0.063%) WCAG
System Software
1 449 (28.13%) Docker
2 155 (9.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 150 (9.40%) Active Directory
4 85 (5.33%) Hyper-V
5 37 (2.32%) vSphere
6 28 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
7 23 (1.44%) Virtual Servers
8 22 (1.38%) XenApp
9 19 (1.19%) XenDesktop
10 17 (1.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 17 (1.07%) RHEV
10 17 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
11 12 (0.75%) HDFS
12 9 (0.56%) KVM
13 6 (0.38%) DFS Replication
13 6 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
14 5 (0.31%) Postfix
14 5 (0.31%) VMware NSX
15 4 (0.25%) NFS
16 3 (0.19%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 394 (24.69%) Kubernetes
2 233 (14.60%) Terraform
3 171 (10.71%) Ansible
4 59 (3.70%) Puppet
4 59 (3.70%) SCCM
5 54 (3.38%) Microsoft Intune
6 43 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
7 28 (1.75%) vRealize
8 27 (1.69%) Grafana
9 21 (1.32%) Prometheus
9 21 (1.32%) SCVMM
10 18 (1.13%) HAProxy
11 13 (0.81%) Packer
12 11 (0.69%) Kibana
13 10 (0.63%) SCOM
14 9 (0.56%) Nagios
15 7 (0.44%) Jamf Pro
15 7 (0.44%) Nessus
16 6 (0.38%) Argo
16 6 (0.38%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 289 (18.11%) Microsoft
2 186 (11.65%) VMware
3 166 (10.40%) Google
4 112 (7.02%) Cisco
5 75 (4.70%) Oracle
6 67 (4.20%) IBM
7 50 (3.13%) Meraki
8 41 (2.57%) Citrix
9 37 (2.32%) Red Hat
10 32 (2.01%) Dell
10 32 (2.01%) F5
11 30 (1.88%) Veeam
12 27 (1.69%) SAP
12 27 (1.69%) Splunk
13 22 (1.38%) Xamarin
14 20 (1.25%) Zend
15 19 (1.19%) Atlassian
16 18 (1.13%) Infoblox
17 16 (1.00%) Okta
18 14 (0.88%) SolarWinds