Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > South East
6 months to
24 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 34 45
Rank change year-on-year +14 +11 +47
Permanent jobs citing AWS 2,257 1,945 1,647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.71% 6.62% 5.73%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.51% 30.38% 31.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,905 1,700 1,387
South East median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £33,550
90th Percentile £82,000 £77,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +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 7,397 6,402 5,206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.56% 21.80% 18.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6,217 5,383 4,400
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,000 £73,750 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year - +8.91% +1.00%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +5 1,005 £60,000 +9.09% 146
Berkshire +10 595 £60,500 +2.98% 65
Hampshire +19 499 £47,500 -9.52% 65
Surrey +9 374 £62,500 +12.61% 69
Oxfordshire +6 263 £57,500 -4.17% 51
Buckinghamshire +25 147 £52,500 +16.67% 30
East Sussex +12 145 £55,000 - 10
West Sussex +18 116 £65,000 +30.00% 13
Kent +28 87 £55,000 +37.50% 27
Middlesex +1 10 £85,000 - 3
Isle of Wight - 1 £47,500 -
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 1,159 (51.35%) Azure
2 862 (38.19%) Agile Software Development
3 705 (31.24%) DevOps
4 686 (30.39%) Linux
5 552 (24.46%) Java
6 532 (23.57%) Docker
7 519 (23.00%) JavaScript
7 519 (23.00%) Python
8 480 (21.27%) C#
9 457 (20.25%) SQL
9 457 (20.25%) Windows
9 457 (20.25%) Microsoft
10 453 (20.07%) .NET
11 390 (17.28%) Kubernetes
12 384 (17.01%) VMware
13 361 (15.99%) Degree
14 356 (15.77%) SQL Server
15 349 (15.46%) Software Engineering
16 335 (14.84%) Git (software)
17 327 (14.49%) GCP
18 321 (14.22%) Jenkins
19 314 (13.91%) TDD
20 310 (13.74%) Ansible
21 297 (13.16%) Finance
22 296 (13.11%) Problem-Solving
23 294 (13.03%) Terraform
24 293 (12.98%) Web Services
25 284 (12.58%) AngularJS
26 282 (12.49%) VMware Infrastructure
27 280 (12.41%) 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
1 119 (5.27%) Confluence
2 76 (3.37%) Elasticsearch
3 58 (2.57%) Tomcat
4 56 (2.48%) IIS
5 47 (2.08%) OpenStack
6 45 (1.99%) Apache
7 44 (1.95%) Apache Spark
8 41 (1.82%) SharePoint
9 34 (1.51%) nginx
10 33 (1.46%) JBoss
11 28 (1.24%) Skype for Business
12 24 (1.06%) CMS
13 23 (1.02%) WebLogic
14 21 (0.93%) MS Exchange
15 17 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
16 16 (0.71%) Drupal
17 14 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
18 13 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
19 12 (0.53%) SAS
20 9 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.044%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.044%) SPSS
4 1 (0.044%) Weka
Business Applications
1 7 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 6 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.18%) CA PPM
4 3 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
4 3 (0.13%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.089%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.089%) SAP GRC
5 2 (0.089%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.044%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.044%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.044%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.044%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 1,159 (51.35%) Azure
2 327 (14.49%) GCP
3 257 (11.39%) SaaS
4 162 (7.18%) Serverless
5 144 (6.38%) Office 365
6 117 (5.18%) AWS CloudFormation
7 104 (4.61%) IaaS
8 102 (4.52%) AWS Lambda
9 96 (4.25%) PaaS
10 90 (3.99%) Amazon EC2
11 88 (3.90%) GitHub
12 85 (3.77%) Amazon S3
12 85 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
13 35 (1.55%) npm
14 31 (1.37%) OpenShift
15 29 (1.28%) IBM Cloud
16 27 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
17 25 (1.11%) Heroku
18 24 (1.06%) Amazon SQS
19 22 (0.97%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 149 (6.60%) Firewall
2 116 (5.14%) WAN
3 104 (4.61%) LAN
3 104 (4.61%) TCP/IP
4 76 (3.37%) Network Security
5 71 (3.15%) DNS
5 71 (3.15%) VoIP
6 59 (2.61%) Internet
7 58 (2.57%) VPN
8 51 (2.26%) SAN
9 42 (1.86%) Wi-Fi
10 38 (1.68%) Skype
11 29 (1.28%) DHCP
11 29 (1.28%) PABX
12 28 (1.24%) MPLS
13 27 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
14 22 (0.97%) HTTP
15 21 (0.93%) OSPF
16 19 (0.84%) BGP
17 17 (0.75%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 356 (15.77%) SQL Server
2 182 (8.06%) MySQL
3 166 (7.35%) PostgreSQL
4 149 (6.60%) NoSQL
5 126 (5.58%) MongoDB
6 82 (3.63%) Big Data
7 71 (3.15%) Relational Database
8 66 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
8 66 (2.92%) Redis
9 60 (2.66%) Amazon RDS
10 55 (2.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 45 (1.99%) Hadoop
12 42 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
13 41 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
14 39 (1.73%) Apache Cassandra
14 39 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 37 (1.64%) DB2
16 36 (1.60%) RDBMS
17 30 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 25 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 335 (14.84%) Git (software)
2 321 (14.22%) Jenkins
3 203 (8.99%) JIRA
4 86 (3.81%) Maven
5 72 (3.19%) Visual Studio
6 71 (3.15%) TeamCity
7 69 (3.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 56 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
9 49 (2.17%) Bitbucket
9 49 (2.17%) Visual Studio Team System
10 47 (2.08%) Subversion
11 45 (1.99%) Selenium
12 44 (1.95%) Octopus Deploy
13 40 (1.77%) GitLab
14 33 (1.46%) webpack
15 32 (1.42%) Jasmine
16 31 (1.37%) gulp
16 31 (1.37%) MSI
17 27 (1.20%) Mocha
18 26 (1.15%) Gradle
General
1 297 (13.16%) Finance
2 123 (5.45%) Marketing
3 98 (4.34%) Telecoms
4 95 (4.21%) Retail
5 68 (3.01%) Banking
6 67 (2.97%) Manufacturing
7 63 (2.79%) Public Sector
8 35 (1.55%) Electronics
9 33 (1.46%) Games
10 26 (1.15%) Advertising
11 22 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
12 18 (0.80%) German Language
12 18 (0.80%) Italian Language
12 18 (0.80%) Publishing
13 11 (0.49%) Back Office
13 11 (0.49%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.35%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.22%) Automotive
16 4 (0.18%) Law
16 4 (0.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 620 (27.47%) Developer
2 294 (13.03%) DevOps Engineer
3 248 (10.99%) Architect
4 185 (8.20%) Software Engineer
5 167 (7.40%) .NET Developer
6 166 (7.35%) Senior Developer
7 124 (5.49%) AWS Engineer
8 115 (5.10%) Cloud Engineer
9 111 (4.92%) Consultant
10 105 (4.65%) Java Developer
11 102 (4.52%) C# Developer
12 90 (3.99%) C# .NET Developer
13 89 (3.94%) Solutions Architect
14 85 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 80 (3.54%) Analyst
16 78 (3.46%) Senior Software Engineer
17 77 (3.41%) Software Developer
18 70 (3.10%) Full Stack Developer
19 65 (2.88%) Java Engineer
20 61 (2.70%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 453 (20.07%) .NET
2 293 (12.98%) Web Services
3 284 (12.58%) AngularJS
4 277 (12.27%) HTML
5 234 (10.37%) CSS
6 197 (8.73%) Node.js
7 195 (8.64%) React
8 194 (8.60%) REST
9 164 (7.27%) ASP.NET
10 147 (6.51%) JSON
11 142 (6.29%) Spring
12 141 (6.25%) RESTful
13 132 (5.85%) .NET Core
14 122 (5.41%) HTML5
15 98 (4.34%) jQuery
15 98 (4.34%) Spring Boot
16 94 (4.16%) .NET Framework
17 85 (3.77%) SOAP
18 80 (3.54%) ASP.NET MVC
19 66 (2.92%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 184 (8.15%) Data Centre
2 177 (7.84%) Public Cloud
3 116 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
4 98 (4.34%) Self-Motivation
5 80 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
6 78 (3.46%) Greenfield Project
7 75 (3.32%) Private Cloud
8 62 (2.75%) User Experience
9 55 (2.44%) Cloud Native
9 55 (2.44%) Management Information System
10 47 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
11 45 (1.99%) Algorithms
12 44 (1.95%) Mobile App
13 35 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
14 30 (1.33%) Clustering
14 30 (1.33%) Replication
15 29 (1.28%) Driving Licence
16 27 (1.20%) Data Structures
17 18 (0.80%) EMC VMAX
18 15 (0.66%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 686 (30.39%) Linux
2 457 (20.25%) Windows
3 207 (9.17%) Windows Server
4 145 (6.42%) Unix
5 84 (3.72%) Android
6 70 (3.10%) Apple iOS
7 59 (2.61%) CentOS
8 52 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 47 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 41 (1.82%) Debian
11 37 (1.64%) Windows 10
12 36 (1.60%) Windows 7
13 35 (1.55%) Ubuntu
14 31 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 14 (0.62%) Windows 8
16 10 (0.44%) AIX
17 9 (0.40%) Solaris
18 8 (0.35%) VMS
19 6 (0.27%) Mac OS
20 5 (0.22%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 862 (38.19%) Agile Software Development
2 705 (31.24%) DevOps
3 349 (15.46%) Software Engineering
4 314 (13.91%) TDD
5 296 (13.11%) Problem-Solving
6 280 (12.41%) Microservices
7 276 (12.23%) Scrum
8 264 (11.70%) Continuous Integration
9 234 (10.37%) Computer Science
10 218 (9.66%) MVC
11 211 (9.35%) Test Automation
12 175 (7.75%) Analytics
13 170 (7.53%) ITIL
14 158 (7.00%) Migration
15 157 (6.96%) Mentoring
16 153 (6.78%) BDD
17 145 (6.42%) SDLC
18 144 (6.38%) OO
19 132 (5.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 130 (5.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 552 (24.46%) Java
2 519 (23.00%) JavaScript
2 519 (23.00%) Python
3 480 (21.27%) C#
4 457 (20.25%) SQL
5 207 (9.17%) PowerShell
6 190 (8.42%) Bash Shell
7 140 (6.20%) Ruby
8 126 (5.58%) PHP
9 91 (4.03%) TypeScript
10 82 (3.63%) C++
11 70 (3.10%) Go
12 54 (2.39%) Perl
13 52 (2.30%) Scala
14 48 (2.13%) C
15 42 (1.86%) Java 8
16 34 (1.51%) T-SQL
17 32 (1.42%) VB.NET
18 28 (1.24%) Objective-C
19 25 (1.11%) R
Qualifications
1 361 (15.99%) Degree
2 138 (6.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 135 (5.98%) Cisco Certification
4 84 (3.72%) Security Cleared
5 82 (3.63%) CCNP
6 81 (3.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 77 (3.41%) CCNA
8 72 (3.19%) MCSE
9 66 (2.92%) AWS Certification
10 65 (2.88%) SC Cleared
11 61 (2.70%) CISSP
12 44 (1.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 32 (1.42%) TOGAF Certification
14 26 (1.15%) DV Cleared
15 25 (1.11%) CISM
16 23 (1.02%) ISTQB
17 21 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
18 18 (0.80%) MCSA
19 12 (0.53%) Master's Degree
19 12 (0.53%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (4.70%) QA
2 50 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 40 (1.77%) GDPR
4 32 (1.42%) SLA
5 23 (1.02%) Data Quality
6 20 (0.89%) Cyber Essentials
6 20 (0.89%) PCI DSS
7 19 (0.84%) NIST
8 13 (0.58%) WAI
9 12 (0.53%) NCSC
10 10 (0.44%) ISO 9001
11 7 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 6 (0.27%) ISAE 3402
12 6 (0.27%) ISO 22301
12 6 (0.27%) ISO 31000
12 6 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 4 (0.18%) PMO
13 4 (0.18%) WCAG
14 3 (0.13%) PSD2
14 3 (0.13%) RMADS
System Software
1 532 (23.57%) Docker
2 282 (12.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 142 (6.29%) Active Directory
4 134 (5.94%) Hyper-V
5 42 (1.86%) vSphere
6 31 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
6 31 (1.37%) vCloud
7 27 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
8 24 (1.06%) oVirt
8 24 (1.06%) RHEV
9 23 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
9 23 (1.02%) XenApp
9 23 (1.02%) XenDesktop
10 19 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
11 15 (0.66%) LXC
12 13 (0.58%) iptables
13 11 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 11 (0.49%) VMware NSX
14 6 (0.27%) VirtualBox
14 6 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 390 (17.28%) Kubernetes
2 310 (13.74%) Ansible
3 294 (13.03%) Terraform
4 249 (11.03%) Puppet
5 152 (6.73%) Opscode Chef
6 52 (2.30%) SCCM
7 32 (1.42%) Nagios
8 30 (1.33%) SCOM
9 29 (1.28%) Grafana
9 29 (1.28%) IBM BigFix
10 23 (1.02%) vCenter Server
11 20 (0.89%) Kibana
12 19 (0.84%) Salt
13 16 (0.71%) Docker Swarm
14 15 (0.66%) Packer
14 15 (0.66%) ZABBIX
15 14 (0.62%) HAProxy
15 14 (0.62%) Nessus
15 14 (0.62%) Prometheus
15 14 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 457 (20.25%) Microsoft
2 384 (17.01%) VMware
3 271 (12.01%) Google
4 209 (9.26%) Cisco
5 188 (8.33%) Oracle
6 115 (5.10%) Citrix
7 99 (4.39%) SAP
8 96 (4.25%) IBM
9 84 (3.72%) Dell
10 60 (2.66%) HP
11 57 (2.53%) NetApp
12 48 (2.13%) Atlassian
13 46 (2.04%) EMC
14 43 (1.91%) CheckPoint
15 39 (1.73%) Nimble Storage
16 38 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
17 37 (1.64%) Red Hat
18 36 (1.60%) Juniper
18 36 (1.60%) Palo Alto
19 35 (1.55%) Tableau