Period
to 20 February 2020

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 20 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 23 30 43
Rank change year-on-year +7 +13 +28
Permanent jobs citing AWS 1,883 1,953 1,872
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.27% 7.28% 5.91%
As % of the Cloud Services category 27.06% 30.91% 28.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,678 1,668 1,588
South East median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +1.85%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £63,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.17% +5.00% +4.35%

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 6,958 6,319 6,480
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.55% 23.55% 20.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5,889 5,257 5,389
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,350
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 20 February 2020.

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 20 February 2020. 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 +1 808 £62,500 +4.17% 161
Berkshire +3 482 £65,000 +8.33% 73
Hampshire +14 466 £50,000 - 48
Surrey +16 325 £62,500 +13.64% 94
Buckinghamshire +24 163 £57,500 +4.55% 28
Oxfordshire -6 163 £55,000 -12.70% 60
East Sussex +12 145 £50,000 -4.76% 18
West Sussex -1 74 £65,000 +36.84% 16
Kent -19 42 £52,500 +23.53% 20
Middlesex +5 5 £72,500 -3.33% 2
Sussex +2 4 £70,000 -9.68% 1
Home Counties 0 2 - -
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, 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 1,015 (53.90%) Azure
2 641 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
3 554 (29.42%) DevOps
4 490 (26.02%) Linux
5 438 (23.26%) Python
6 397 (21.08%) JavaScript
7 393 (20.87%) Docker
8 390 (20.71%) Windows
9 389 (20.66%) Java
10 387 (20.55%) Microsoft
11 365 (19.38%) SQL
11 365 (19.38%) C#
12 325 (17.26%) .NET
13 285 (15.14%) Kubernetes
14 281 (14.92%) SQL Server
15 275 (14.60%) SaaS
16 267 (14.18%) VMware
17 246 (13.06%) Scrum
18 244 (12.96%) Software Engineering
18 244 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
19 242 (12.85%) Git (software)
20 241 (12.80%) Finance
21 224 (11.90%) Ansible
22 220 (11.68%) TDD
23 218 (11.58%) HTML
23 218 (11.58%) Google
24 213 (11.31%) GCP
25 203 (10.78%) Web Services
26 202 (10.73%) Terraform
27 199 (10.57%) CSS

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 72 (3.82%) Confluence
2 62 (3.29%) Elasticsearch
3 49 (2.60%) Apache
4 43 (2.28%) Apache Spark
5 42 (2.23%) IIS
6 30 (1.59%) Tomcat
7 22 (1.17%) SharePoint
8 19 (1.01%) MS Exchange
9 17 (0.90%) SAS
10 15 (0.80%) OpenStack
11 13 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
11 13 (0.69%) CMS
12 11 (0.58%) CICS
12 11 (0.58%) WebSphere
13 10 (0.53%) Joomla!
13 10 (0.53%) Skype for Business
13 10 (0.53%) WordPress
14 9 (0.48%) nginx
15 8 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
16 7 (0.37%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 35 (1.86%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.21%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.053%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.053%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.42%) Adobe Campaign
3 8 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.21%) CA PPM
5 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.053%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.053%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1,015 (53.90%) Azure
2 275 (14.60%) SaaS
3 213 (11.31%) GCP
4 166 (8.82%) Office 365
5 119 (6.32%) PaaS
5 119 (6.32%) Serverless
6 107 (5.68%) IaaS
7 99 (5.26%) AWS Lambda
8 84 (4.46%) Amazon EC2
9 82 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
10 79 (4.20%) Amazon S3
11 67 (3.56%) Azure Active Directory
12 66 (3.51%) GitHub
13 47 (2.50%) Power Platform
14 43 (2.28%) Amazon Cognito
15 40 (2.12%) Amazon SQS
16 34 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
17 28 (1.49%) Heroku
18 26 (1.38%) DigitalOcean
19 24 (1.27%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 123 (6.53%) Firewall
2 84 (4.46%) TCP/IP
3 82 (4.35%) Network Security
4 67 (3.56%) DNS
5 66 (3.51%) LAN
6 62 (3.29%) WAN
7 49 (2.60%) Internet
8 43 (2.28%) VPN
9 38 (2.02%) SAN
10 33 (1.75%) DHCP
11 32 (1.70%) Wireless
12 30 (1.59%) VoIP
13 24 (1.27%) BGP
14 23 (1.22%) MPLS
15 22 (1.17%) VLAN
16 21 (1.12%) HTTP
17 19 (1.01%) OSPF
18 16 (0.85%) Skype
19 15 (0.80%) NetScaler
20 13 (0.69%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 281 (14.92%) SQL Server
2 157 (8.34%) PostgreSQL
3 128 (6.80%) MySQL
4 91 (4.83%) Big Data
5 80 (4.25%) Relational Database
6 71 (3.77%) MongoDB
7 68 (3.61%) NoSQL
7 68 (3.61%) Redis
8 57 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
9 50 (2.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 48 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
11 43 (2.28%) Power BI
12 40 (2.12%) Hadoop
13 37 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 36 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 28 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
16 27 (1.43%) RDBMS
17 26 (1.38%) Azure SQL Database
18 23 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
18 23 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 242 (12.85%) Git (software)
2 188 (9.98%) Jenkins
3 136 (7.22%) JIRA
4 61 (3.24%) Maven
5 53 (2.81%) JUnit
6 50 (2.66%) TeamCity
7 49 (2.60%) Selenium
8 47 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
9 43 (2.28%) Visual Studio Team System
10 39 (2.07%) Visual Studio
10 39 (2.07%) webpack
11 35 (1.86%) Bitbucket
12 32 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
13 29 (1.54%) JMeter
14 28 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 27 (1.43%) Subversion
16 22 (1.17%) Mockito
17 21 (1.12%) Grunt
17 21 (1.12%) gulp
18 20 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 241 (12.80%) Finance
2 110 (5.84%) Retail
3 79 (4.20%) Marketing
4 63 (3.35%) Banking
5 51 (2.71%) Public Sector
6 43 (2.28%) Telecoms
7 32 (1.70%) Automotive
7 32 (1.70%) Games
8 24 (1.27%) Manufacturing
9 14 (0.74%) Electronics
10 9 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (0.42%) Advertising
11 8 (0.42%) Back Office
12 7 (0.37%) Aerospace
12 7 (0.37%) Military
13 6 (0.32%) Legal
14 5 (0.27%) Local Government
15 4 (0.21%) Avionics
16 3 (0.16%) Police
16 3 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 534 (28.36%) Developer
2 231 (12.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 199 (10.57%) Architect
4 169 (8.98%) Senior Developer
5 122 (6.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 103 (5.47%) .NET Developer
6 103 (5.47%) Java Developer
7 95 (5.05%) Software Engineer
8 88 (4.67%) Software Developer
9 85 (4.51%) C# Developer
10 83 (4.41%) AWS Engineer
11 76 (4.04%) Cloud Engineer
12 62 (3.29%) Consultant
13 60 (3.19%) Analyst
13 60 (3.19%) Lead Developer
14 59 (3.13%) Administrator
14 59 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
15 58 (3.08%) Solutions Architect
16 56 (2.97%) Full Stack Developer
17 55 (2.92%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 325 (17.26%) .NET
2 218 (11.58%) HTML
3 203 (10.78%) Web Services
4 199 (10.57%) CSS
5 197 (10.46%) AngularJS
6 154 (8.18%) REST
7 142 (7.54%) Node.js
8 134 (7.12%) React
9 119 (6.32%) ASP.NET
10 113 (6.00%) .NET Core
11 101 (5.36%) HTML5
12 97 (5.15%) RESTful
13 81 (4.30%) Spring
14 72 (3.82%) jQuery
15 64 (3.40%) RabbitMQ
16 62 (3.29%) .NET Framework
17 59 (3.13%) JSON
18 54 (2.87%) Redux
19 53 (2.81%) SOAP
20 52 (2.76%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 131 (6.96%) Data Centre
2 112 (5.95%) Public Cloud
3 76 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
4 59 (3.13%) Mobile App
5 58 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
5 58 (3.08%) Private Cloud
6 54 (2.87%) User Experience
7 51 (2.71%) Hybrid Cloud
8 48 (2.55%) Self-Motivation
9 47 (2.50%) Cloud Native
10 33 (1.75%) Management Information System
11 32 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
12 28 (1.49%) Algorithms
13 27 (1.43%) Clustering
14 26 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
15 24 (1.27%) Mainframe
15 24 (1.27%) Virtual Team
16 21 (1.12%) Replication
17 19 (1.01%) Data Structures
18 13 (0.69%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 490 (26.02%) Linux
2 390 (20.71%) Windows
3 196 (10.41%) Windows Server
4 86 (4.57%) Android
4 86 (4.57%) Unix
5 67 (3.56%) Apple iOS
6 45 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 44 (2.34%) Windows 10
8 30 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (1.01%) Windows 7
11 16 (0.85%) CentOS
11 16 (0.85%) Mac OS
12 15 (0.80%) Debian
13 12 (0.64%) Ubuntu
14 10 (0.53%) Solaris
15 7 (0.37%) Windows 8
16 5 (0.27%) VMS
16 5 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
17 3 (0.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 641 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
2 554 (29.42%) DevOps
3 246 (13.06%) Scrum
4 244 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
4 244 (12.96%) Software Engineering
5 220 (11.68%) TDD
6 176 (9.35%) Microservices
7 170 (9.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 162 (8.60%) Test Automation
9 150 (7.97%) MVC
10 138 (7.33%) Mentoring
11 132 (7.01%) Migration
12 130 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
13 126 (6.69%) Computer Science
14 121 (6.43%) BDD
15 117 (6.21%) Analytics
16 114 (6.05%) ITIL
17 111 (5.89%) Configuration Management
18 104 (5.52%) Business Intelligence
19 99 (5.26%) OO
Programming Languages
1 438 (23.26%) Python
2 397 (21.08%) JavaScript
3 389 (20.66%) Java
4 365 (19.38%) C#
4 365 (19.38%) SQL
5 164 (8.71%) PHP
6 163 (8.66%) Bash Shell
7 143 (7.59%) PowerShell
8 81 (4.30%) Ruby
9 70 (3.72%) TypeScript
10 59 (3.13%) Go
11 57 (3.03%) C++
12 56 (2.97%) Perl
13 51 (2.71%) Scala
14 50 (2.66%) C
15 28 (1.49%) PHP 7
15 28 (1.49%) Shell Script
16 27 (1.43%) PHP 5
17 26 (1.38%) T-SQL
18 22 (1.17%) R
Qualifications
1 178 (9.45%) Degree
2 84 (4.46%) Security Cleared
3 78 (4.14%) SC Cleared
4 77 (4.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 56 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
6 52 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 43 (2.28%) CISSP
8 41 (2.18%) CCNA
9 34 (1.81%) CCNP
10 33 (1.75%) MCSE
11 31 (1.65%) AWS Certification
12 19 (1.01%) ISTQB
12 19 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
13 17 (0.90%) DV Cleared
13 17 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 16 (0.85%) CISM
14 16 (0.85%) MCSA
15 13 (0.69%) ISEB
16 12 (0.64%) PMI Certification
17 11 (0.58%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (6.27%) QA
2 44 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (1.22%) GDPR
4 22 (1.17%) SLA
5 20 (1.06%) PCI DSS
6 11 (0.58%) JSP 440
7 10 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
7 10 (0.53%) NIST
8 8 (0.42%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.27%) NCSC
10 4 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 4 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 4 (0.21%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.11%) WAI
13 1 (0.053%) COBIT
13 1 (0.053%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.053%) PMO
13 1 (0.053%) RMADS
System Software
1 393 (20.87%) Docker
2 171 (9.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 158 (8.39%) Active Directory
4 70 (3.72%) Hyper-V
5 39 (2.07%) vSphere
6 22 (1.17%) XenApp
7 21 (1.12%) XenDesktop
8 20 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
9 15 (0.80%) VMware NSX
10 14 (0.74%) DFS Replication
11 13 (0.69%) vCloud
12 12 (0.64%) oVirt
12 12 (0.64%) RHEV
13 11 (0.58%) ACF2
13 11 (0.58%) RACF
14 10 (0.53%) NFS
14 10 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
15 9 (0.48%) KVM
15 9 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
16 8 (0.42%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 285 (15.14%) Kubernetes
2 224 (11.90%) Ansible
3 202 (10.73%) Terraform
4 121 (6.43%) Puppet
5 87 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
6 45 (2.39%) SCCM
7 35 (1.86%) Grafana
8 26 (1.38%) Nagios
9 16 (0.85%) Prometheus
10 15 (0.80%) ZABBIX
11 14 (0.74%) HAProxy
11 14 (0.74%) SCOM
12 13 (0.69%) vCenter Server
13 12 (0.64%) Packer
13 12 (0.64%) Single Sign-On
14 10 (0.53%) Salt
14 10 (0.53%) vRealize
15 9 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
15 9 (0.48%) Nessus
16 8 (0.42%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 387 (20.55%) Microsoft
2 267 (14.18%) VMware
3 218 (11.58%) Google
4 120 (6.37%) Cisco
5 94 (4.99%) Oracle
6 72 (3.82%) Citrix
7 58 (3.08%) HP
8 54 (2.87%) IBM
9 41 (2.18%) Dell
10 40 (2.12%) Red Hat
11 39 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
12 33 (1.75%) Splunk
13 32 (1.70%) Atlassian
14 30 (1.59%) Meraki
15 29 (1.54%) EMC
15 29 (1.54%) Tableau
15 29 (1.54%) Xamarin
16 27 (1.43%) SAP
17 26 (1.38%) CheckPoint
18 24 (1.27%) F5