Period
to 11 December 2019

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 11 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > South East
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 32 41
Rank change year-on-year +10 +9 +37
Permanent jobs citing AWS 2,054 2,007 1,849
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.39% 7.13% 5.93%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.07% 31.08% 30.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,774 1,738 1,538
South East median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +1.85%
10th Percentile £35,250 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -

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 7,318 6,458 6,013
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.91% 22.94% 19.28%
Number of salaries quoted 6,238 5,372 5,030
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing AWS as a percentage 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

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

Salary trend for AWS in the South East

AWS
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AWS in the South East over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

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 11 December 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
Thames Valley 0 866 £60,000 - 179
Hampshire +16 516 £47,500 -5.00% 69
Berkshire +4 488 £62,500 +4.17% 97
Surrey +6 353 £62,500 +13.64% 80
Oxfordshire 0 211 £57,500 -8.00% 52
Buckinghamshire +23 167 £55,000 +15.79% 30
East Sussex +13 142 £55,000 +4.76% 13
West Sussex +2 85 £65,000 +30.00% 11
Kent +2 68 £55,000 +37.50% 10
Middlesex +3 9 £85,000 -15.00%
Home Counties - 2 - -
Isle of Wight - 1 £47,500 -
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, 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 1,067 (51.95%) Azure
2 716 (34.86%) Agile Software Development
3 615 (29.94%) DevOps
4 597 (29.07%) Linux
5 500 (24.34%) Docker
6 486 (23.66%) Python
7 446 (21.71%) JavaScript
8 431 (20.98%) Windows
9 421 (20.50%) Java
10 419 (20.40%) C#
11 414 (20.16%) Microsoft
12 399 (19.43%) .NET
13 381 (18.55%) SQL
14 337 (16.41%) Kubernetes
15 327 (15.92%) VMware
16 315 (15.34%) SQL Server
17 300 (14.61%) Software Engineering
18 288 (14.02%) Finance
19 280 (13.63%) Problem-Solving
20 273 (13.29%) Git (software)
21 251 (12.22%) Degree
22 249 (12.12%) Ansible
23 245 (11.93%) Scrum
24 242 (11.78%) SaaS
25 239 (11.64%) HTML
26 237 (11.54%) Terraform
27 234 (11.39%) GCP
28 232 (11.30%) VMware Infrastructure
29 223 (10.86%) TDD
29 223 (10.86%) Microservices

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 92 (4.48%) Confluence
2 68 (3.31%) Elasticsearch
3 49 (2.39%) Apache
4 42 (2.04%) Tomcat
5 41 (2.00%) IIS
6 36 (1.75%) SharePoint
7 33 (1.61%) OpenStack
8 30 (1.46%) Apache Spark
9 20 (0.97%) CMS
10 18 (0.88%) MS Exchange
11 16 (0.78%) nginx
11 16 (0.78%) Skype for Business
11 16 (0.78%) WordPress
12 15 (0.73%) JBoss
13 13 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
14 12 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
15 11 (0.54%) Joomla!
15 11 (0.54%) SAS
15 11 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
16 10 (0.49%) Drupal
Applications
1 28 (1.36%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.049%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.049%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.049%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.049%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (0.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 8 (0.39%) Adobe Campaign
3 8 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.19%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.049%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.049%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.049%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.049%) Revive Adserver
5 1 (0.049%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1,067 (51.95%) Azure
2 242 (11.78%) SaaS
3 234 (11.39%) GCP
4 158 (7.69%) Office 365
5 141 (6.86%) Serverless
6 111 (5.40%) AWS Lambda
7 108 (5.26%) IaaS
8 106 (5.16%) AWS CloudFormation
9 103 (5.01%) PaaS
10 83 (4.04%) Amazon EC2
11 81 (3.94%) Amazon S3
12 61 (2.97%) GitHub
13 52 (2.53%) Azure Active Directory
14 43 (2.09%) Power Platform
15 37 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
16 26 (1.27%) Amazon SQS
17 24 (1.17%) Amazon Cognito
17 24 (1.17%) npm
18 20 (0.97%) Amazon ECS
19 19 (0.93%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 141 (6.86%) Firewall
2 100 (4.87%) TCP/IP
3 94 (4.58%) LAN
4 89 (4.33%) WAN
5 77 (3.75%) Network Security
6 68 (3.31%) DNS
6 68 (3.31%) Internet
7 61 (2.97%) VoIP
8 46 (2.24%) SAN
9 44 (2.14%) VPN
10 26 (1.27%) DHCP
11 23 (1.12%) BGP
12 22 (1.07%) MPLS
13 21 (1.02%) HTTP
13 21 (1.02%) VLAN
13 21 (1.02%) Wireless
14 18 (0.88%) OSPF
14 18 (0.88%) Skype
14 18 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
15 17 (0.83%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 315 (15.34%) SQL Server
2 157 (7.64%) MySQL
3 137 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 112 (5.45%) NoSQL
5 87 (4.24%) MongoDB
6 65 (3.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 65 (3.16%) Big Data
7 64 (3.12%) Amazon RDS
8 53 (2.58%) Relational Database
9 52 (2.53%) Redis
10 46 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 41 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 38 (1.85%) Power BI
13 37 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
14 34 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
15 31 (1.51%) Hadoop
16 30 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
17 26 (1.27%) DB2
18 25 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
19 23 (1.12%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 273 (13.29%) Git (software)
2 208 (10.13%) Jenkins
3 145 (7.06%) JIRA
4 63 (3.07%) Maven
5 61 (2.97%) TeamCity
6 56 (2.73%) Visual Studio
7 50 (2.43%) Visual Studio Team System
8 48 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
9 46 (2.24%) Selenium
10 42 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
11 38 (1.85%) Subversion
12 36 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 35 (1.70%) Bitbucket
14 23 (1.12%) Cucumber
15 20 (0.97%) JMeter
16 19 (0.93%) Jasmine
16 19 (0.93%) JUnit
17 18 (0.88%) MSI
18 17 (0.83%) webpack
19 14 (0.68%) Gradle
General
1 288 (14.02%) Finance
2 117 (5.70%) Retail
3 90 (4.38%) Marketing
4 78 (3.80%) Banking
5 61 (2.97%) Telecoms
6 46 (2.24%) Public Sector
7 34 (1.66%) Manufacturing
8 23 (1.12%) Advertising
9 21 (1.02%) Automotive
10 16 (0.78%) Electronics
11 15 (0.73%) Games
12 11 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (0.49%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.29%) Back Office
14 6 (0.29%) German Language
14 6 (0.29%) Italian Language
15 5 (0.24%) Avionics
15 5 (0.24%) Legal
15 5 (0.24%) Local Government
16 4 (0.19%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 571 (27.80%) Developer
2 248 (12.07%) DevOps Engineer
3 232 (11.30%) Architect
4 166 (8.08%) Senior Developer
5 144 (7.01%) Software Engineer
6 131 (6.38%) .NET Developer
7 116 (5.65%) Cloud Engineer
8 101 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 100 (4.87%) C# Developer
10 98 (4.77%) Consultant
11 97 (4.72%) AWS Engineer
12 82 (3.99%) C# .NET Developer
13 81 (3.94%) Java Developer
14 75 (3.65%) Software Developer
14 75 (3.65%) Solutions Architect
15 69 (3.36%) Administrator
16 61 (2.97%) Analyst
17 55 (2.68%) Senior Software Engineer
17 55 (2.68%) Systems Administrator
18 51 (2.48%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 399 (19.43%) .NET
2 239 (11.64%) HTML
3 220 (10.71%) Web Services
4 218 (10.61%) AngularJS
5 207 (10.08%) CSS
6 183 (8.91%) Node.js
7 158 (7.69%) REST
8 153 (7.45%) React
9 125 (6.09%) ASP.NET
10 117 (5.70%) JSON
11 113 (5.50%) .NET Core
12 99 (4.82%) RESTful
13 88 (4.28%) jQuery
14 87 (4.24%) HTML5
15 75 (3.65%) .NET Framework
16 70 (3.41%) Spring
17 59 (2.87%) Redux
18 56 (2.73%) SOAP
18 56 (2.73%) Spring Boot
19 55 (2.68%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 171 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 145 (7.06%) Public Cloud
3 85 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
4 74 (3.60%) Self-Motivation
5 65 (3.16%) Private Cloud
6 61 (2.97%) Greenfield Project
7 57 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
8 55 (2.68%) Cloud Native
9 51 (2.48%) User Experience
10 47 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
11 42 (2.04%) Mobile App
12 37 (1.80%) Algorithms
13 36 (1.75%) Clustering
14 33 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
15 31 (1.51%) Management Information System
15 31 (1.51%) Replication
16 29 (1.41%) Data Structures
17 22 (1.07%) Virtual Team
18 20 (0.97%) BYOD
19 18 (0.88%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 597 (29.07%) Linux
2 431 (20.98%) Windows
3 197 (9.59%) Windows Server
4 136 (6.62%) Unix
5 99 (4.82%) Android
6 78 (3.80%) Apple iOS
7 47 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 45 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 41 (2.00%) Windows 10
10 33 (1.61%) CentOS
11 30 (1.46%) Windows 7
12 28 (1.36%) Ubuntu
13 25 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 23 (1.12%) Debian
15 19 (0.93%) Mac OS
16 11 (0.54%) Windows 8
17 9 (0.44%) AIX
18 6 (0.29%) Solaris
19 4 (0.19%) Amazon Linux
20 2 (0.097%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 716 (34.86%) Agile Software Development
2 615 (29.94%) DevOps
3 300 (14.61%) Software Engineering
4 280 (13.63%) Problem-Solving
5 245 (11.93%) Scrum
6 223 (10.86%) Microservices
6 223 (10.86%) TDD
7 179 (8.71%) Continuous Integration
8 177 (8.62%) Computer Science
9 165 (8.03%) MVC
10 163 (7.94%) Test Automation
11 158 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 144 (7.01%) Migration
13 139 (6.77%) Analytics
14 137 (6.67%) ITIL
15 136 (6.62%) Mentoring
16 134 (6.52%) Configuration Management
17 123 (5.99%) BDD
18 121 (5.89%) OO
19 99 (4.82%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 486 (23.66%) Python
2 446 (21.71%) JavaScript
3 421 (20.50%) Java
4 419 (20.40%) C#
5 381 (18.55%) SQL
6 188 (9.15%) PowerShell
7 182 (8.86%) Bash Shell
8 169 (8.23%) PHP
9 114 (5.55%) Ruby
10 73 (3.55%) TypeScript
11 60 (2.92%) C++
12 58 (2.82%) Perl
13 53 (2.58%) Go
14 47 (2.29%) C
14 47 (2.29%) Scala
15 30 (1.46%) VB.NET
16 28 (1.36%) Java 8
17 26 (1.27%) PHP 5
18 24 (1.17%) Shell Script
19 23 (1.12%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 251 (12.22%) Degree
2 109 (5.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 90 (4.38%) Cisco Certification
4 84 (4.09%) Security Cleared
5 69 (3.36%) SC Cleared
6 65 (3.16%) CCNA
7 59 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
8 52 (2.53%) CCNP
8 52 (2.53%) MCSE
9 45 (2.19%) AWS Certification
10 42 (2.04%) CISSP
11 37 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 24 (1.17%) DV Cleared
13 23 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
14 19 (0.93%) ISTQB
15 18 (0.88%) TOGAF Certification
16 17 (0.83%) CISM
17 12 (0.58%) DBS Check
18 10 (0.49%) PhD
19 9 (0.44%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (5.40%) QA
2 41 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (1.66%) SLA
4 26 (1.27%) GDPR
5 15 (0.73%) Cyber Essentials
6 14 (0.68%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.54%) NIST
8 9 (0.44%) NCSC
9 7 (0.34%) Data Quality
10 6 (0.29%) JSP 440
11 3 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 3 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.097%) PMO
12 2 (0.097%) WCAG
13 1 (0.049%) COBIT
13 1 (0.049%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.049%) PMBOK
13 1 (0.049%) RMADS
13 1 (0.049%) WAI
System Software
1 500 (24.34%) Docker
2 232 (11.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 154 (7.50%) Active Directory
4 103 (5.01%) Hyper-V
5 48 (2.34%) vSphere
6 30 (1.46%) vCloud
7 27 (1.31%) XenApp
8 26 (1.27%) XenDesktop
9 20 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
10 19 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
10 19 (0.93%) VMware NSX
11 16 (0.78%) oVirt
11 16 (0.78%) RHEV
12 14 (0.68%) LXC
13 11 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
14 10 (0.49%) iptables
14 10 (0.49%) NFS
15 9 (0.44%) DFS Replication
15 9 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
16 8 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 337 (16.41%) Kubernetes
2 249 (12.12%) Ansible
3 237 (11.54%) Terraform
4 153 (7.45%) Puppet
5 103 (5.01%) Opscode Chef
6 52 (2.53%) SCCM
7 35 (1.70%) Grafana
8 30 (1.46%) Nagios
9 26 (1.27%) vCenter Server
10 22 (1.07%) SCOM
11 18 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
11 18 (0.88%) vRealize
12 17 (0.83%) IBM BigFix
13 16 (0.78%) ZABBIX
14 15 (0.73%) HAProxy
14 15 (0.73%) Prometheus
15 11 (0.54%) Microsoft Clustering
16 10 (0.49%) Failover Clustering
16 10 (0.49%) Salt
16 10 (0.49%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 414 (20.16%) Microsoft
2 327 (15.92%) VMware
3 219 (10.66%) Google
4 150 (7.30%) Cisco
5 126 (6.13%) Oracle
6 103 (5.01%) Citrix
7 65 (3.16%) HP
8 63 (3.07%) Dell
9 62 (3.02%) IBM
10 55 (2.68%) SAP
11 44 (2.14%) Atlassian
12 43 (2.09%) NetApp
13 39 (1.90%) Splunk
14 38 (1.85%) EMC
15 37 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
16 36 (1.75%) Nimble Storage
16 36 (1.75%) Red Hat
17 32 (1.56%) CheckPoint
18 28 (1.36%) Meraki
19 26 (1.27%) Sage