Period
to 30 July 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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > South East
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 13 22 21
Rank change year-on-year +9 -1 +13
Permanent jobs citing AWS 2,217 1,122 2,257
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 13.46% 9.46% 8.54%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.38% 28.62% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,511 990 1,941
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
75th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £81,250
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +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 6,641 3,921 7,336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 40.31% 33.07% 27.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4,966 3,440 6,297
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +3.77%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 0 831 £62,500 +4.17% 174
Hampshire +15 728 £55,000 - 58
Berkshire -1 459 £67,500 +12.50% 86
Surrey +9 250 £62,500 +13.64% 51
East Sussex +17 232 £57,500 +0.44% 17
Oxfordshire +11 189 £60,000 - 40
Buckinghamshire 0 183 £56,000 +3.23% 48
West Sussex -6 57 £67,500 +3.85% 8
Kent +3 46 £46,250 -11.90% 19
Home Counties - 4 £100,000 -
Middlesex +7 2 £45,000 -27.42%
Isle of Wight - 1 £40,000 -
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1,280 (57.74%) Azure
2 925 (41.72%) DevOps
3 846 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
4 639 (28.82%) Linux
5 598 (26.97%) Docker
6 569 (25.67%) Software Engineering
7 568 (25.62%) Java
8 565 (25.48%) Kubernetes
9 564 (25.44%) Python
10 541 (24.40%) JavaScript
11 498 (22.46%) GCP
12 478 (21.56%) AngularJS
13 477 (21.52%) Microservices
14 462 (20.84%) React
15 446 (20.12%) Git (software)
16 439 (19.80%) Jenkins
17 437 (19.71%) Finance
18 412 (18.58%) Ansible
19 401 (18.09%) Social Skills
20 394 (17.77%) Degree
21 377 (17.00%) Terraform
22 361 (16.28%) TDD
23 348 (15.70%) SQL
24 339 (15.29%) .NET
25 335 (15.11%) C#
26 330 (14.88%) Microsoft
26 330 (14.88%) Node.js
27 314 (14.16%) Computer Science
27 314 (14.16%) Full Stack Development
28 301 (13.58%) Spring

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
1 162 (7.31%) Apache Spark
2 144 (6.50%) Apache
3 141 (6.36%) GemFire
4 94 (4.24%) Elasticsearch
5 74 (3.34%) Cloud Foundry
6 38 (1.71%) Confluence
7 31 (1.40%) IIS
8 29 (1.31%) WordPress
9 26 (1.17%) SharePoint
10 23 (1.04%) Apache Solr
11 17 (0.77%) nginx
11 17 (0.77%) Tomcat
12 15 (0.68%) OpenStack
13 13 (0.59%) MS Exchange
14 10 (0.45%) Apache Airflow
15 9 (0.41%) WebSphere
15 9 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
16 7 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
17 6 (0.27%) Jupyter
18 4 (0.18%) Drupal
Applications
1 23 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.27%) Chatbot
2 6 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.090%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.090%) Sketch
6 1 (0.045%) Figma
6 1 (0.045%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 5 (0.23%) Shopify
2 3 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.090%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.090%) Magento
4 1 (0.045%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.045%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 1,280 (57.74%) Azure
2 498 (22.46%) GCP
3 269 (12.13%) SaaS
4 263 (11.86%) GitHub
5 172 (7.76%) PaaS
6 165 (7.44%) Amazon Kinesis
7 154 (6.95%) Microsoft 365
8 125 (5.64%) Serverless
9 122 (5.50%) AWS CloudFormation
10 120 (5.41%) IaaS
11 105 (4.74%) Amazon EC2
12 95 (4.29%) AWS Lambda
13 90 (4.06%) Amazon S3
14 76 (3.43%) Cloud Computing
15 66 (2.98%) OpenShift
16 53 (2.39%) Amazon SQS
17 49 (2.21%) Azure Active Directory
18 42 (1.89%) IBM Cloud
19 40 (1.80%) Amazon EKS
20 38 (1.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 175 (7.89%) Firewall
2 93 (4.19%) DNS
3 62 (2.80%) TCP/IP
4 61 (2.75%) Network Security
5 56 (2.53%) DHCP
6 54 (2.44%) VPN
7 50 (2.26%) HTTP
8 45 (2.03%) LAN
9 44 (1.98%) WAN
10 42 (1.89%) Internet
11 33 (1.49%) SAN
11 33 (1.49%) Wireless
12 29 (1.31%) Calico
12 29 (1.31%) OSPF
13 25 (1.13%) BGP
14 18 (0.81%) MPLS
15 17 (0.77%) Wireshark
16 16 (0.72%) IPsec
16 16 (0.72%) VLAN
16 16 (0.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 264 (11.91%) NoSQL
2 243 (10.96%) Relational Database
3 220 (9.92%) PostgreSQL
4 215 (9.70%) SQL Server
5 202 (9.11%) Big Data
6 162 (7.31%) MariaDB
7 145 (6.54%) HBase
8 140 (6.31%) MySQL
9 118 (5.32%) Redis
10 105 (4.74%) MongoDB
11 78 (3.52%) Amazon RDS
12 77 (3.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 71 (3.20%) Hadoop
14 57 (2.57%) Data Lake
15 35 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
16 31 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
17 29 (1.31%) RDBMS
18 26 (1.17%) Power BI
18 26 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 24 (1.08%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 446 (20.12%) Git (software)
2 439 (19.80%) Jenkins
3 177 (7.98%) Cucumber
4 173 (7.80%) JIRA
5 160 (7.22%) Protractor
6 157 (7.08%) Sonatype Nexus
7 155 (6.99%) Cypress.io
8 138 (6.22%) Gradle
9 130 (5.86%) Storybook
10 117 (5.28%) JUnit
11 116 (5.23%) Artifactory
12 108 (4.87%) IntelliJ
13 104 (4.69%) Eclipse
14 101 (4.56%) Mockito
15 97 (4.38%) GitLab
16 68 (3.07%) Selenium
17 58 (2.62%) Bitbucket
18 53 (2.39%) gulp
18 53 (2.39%) SonarQube
19 39 (1.76%) webpack
General
1 437 (19.71%) Finance
2 401 (18.09%) Social Skills
3 279 (12.58%) Banking
4 255 (11.50%) Law
5 246 (11.10%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 75 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
7 71 (3.20%) Presentation Skills
8 70 (3.16%) Telecoms
9 69 (3.11%) Retail
10 59 (2.66%) Marketing
11 51 (2.30%) Public Sector
12 29 (1.31%) Automotive
13 26 (1.17%) Games
14 25 (1.13%) Organisational Skills
15 21 (0.95%) Legal
16 18 (0.81%) Manufacturing
17 16 (0.72%) Electronics
17 16 (0.72%) Financial Institution
18 15 (0.68%) Wearables
19 10 (0.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 648 (29.23%) Developer
2 281 (12.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 249 (11.23%) Software Engineer
4 219 (9.88%) Architect
5 179 (8.07%) Senior Developer
6 162 (7.31%) Cloud Engineer
7 140 (6.31%) Principal Engineer
8 135 (6.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 115 (5.19%) Principal Software Engineer
10 103 (4.65%) AWS Engineer
11 86 (3.88%) Java Developer
12 84 (3.79%) .NET Developer
13 82 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
14 78 (3.52%) C# Developer
15 77 (3.47%) Senior DevOps
15 77 (3.47%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 76 (3.43%) Software Developer
17 72 (3.25%) Lead Developer
18 61 (2.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 60 (2.71%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 478 (21.56%) AngularJS
2 462 (20.84%) React
3 339 (15.29%) .NET
4 330 (14.88%) Node.js
5 301 (13.58%) Spring
6 300 (13.53%) CSS
7 272 (12.27%) Kafka
8 253 (11.41%) RabbitMQ
9 245 (11.05%) REST
10 214 (9.65%) RESTful
11 199 (8.98%) HTML
12 190 (8.57%) Web Services
13 166 (7.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 156 (7.04%) JSON
15 149 (6.72%) Redux
16 139 (6.27%) .NET Core
17 137 (6.18%) Express
18 132 (5.95%) Tailwind CSS
19 130 (5.86%) Vue.js
20 129 (5.82%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 232 (10.46%) User Experience
2 119 (5.37%) Linux Command Line
3 115 (5.19%) Public Cloud
4 87 (3.92%) Hybrid Cloud
5 85 (3.83%) Greenfield Project
6 82 (3.70%) Data Centre
7 80 (3.61%) Self-Motivation
8 62 (2.80%) Cloud Native
9 55 (2.48%) Mobile App
10 45 (2.03%) Management Information System
11 32 (1.44%) Clustering
12 31 (1.40%) Private Cloud
13 28 (1.26%) Virtual Team
14 26 (1.17%) Algorithms
15 24 (1.08%) iPad
16 23 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
17 22 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
18 17 (0.77%) PKI
19 15 (0.68%) 3D Graphics
20 12 (0.54%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 639 (28.82%) Linux
2 246 (11.10%) Windows
3 211 (9.52%) Unix
4 116 (5.23%) Windows Server
5 48 (2.17%) Android
6 45 (2.03%) Apple iOS
7 43 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 38 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 35 (1.58%) CentOS
10 25 (1.13%) Windows Server 2019
11 17 (0.77%) Ubuntu
11 17 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (0.77%) Windows Server 2016
12 16 (0.72%) Debian
13 15 (0.68%) Windows 10
14 9 (0.41%) Solaris
15 7 (0.32%) SUSE
16 5 (0.23%) Check Point GAiA
16 5 (0.23%) VMS
17 4 (0.18%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 925 (41.72%) DevOps
2 846 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
3 569 (25.67%) Software Engineering
4 477 (21.52%) Microservices
5 361 (16.28%) TDD
6 314 (14.16%) Computer Science
6 314 (14.16%) Full Stack Development
7 244 (11.01%) Digital Banking
8 243 (10.96%) Scrum
9 229 (10.33%) Problem-Solving
10 208 (9.38%) High Availability
11 201 (9.07%) Infrastructure as Code
12 198 (8.93%) Test Automation
13 197 (8.89%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 175 (7.89%) OO
15 169 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
15 169 (7.62%) Software Testing
16 165 (7.44%) Business Continuity
17 163 (7.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 162 (7.31%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 568 (25.62%) Java
2 564 (25.44%) Python
3 541 (24.40%) JavaScript
4 348 (15.70%) SQL
5 335 (15.11%) C#
6 205 (9.25%) PHP
7 202 (9.11%) Bash Shell
8 149 (6.72%) Shell Script
9 134 (6.04%) Go
10 124 (5.59%) TypeScript
11 123 (5.55%) Groovy
12 112 (5.05%) PowerShell
13 95 (4.29%) Ruby
14 48 (2.17%) C
15 41 (1.85%) T-SQL
16 36 (1.62%) C++
17 32 (1.44%) Perl
18 31 (1.40%) Java 8
19 30 (1.35%) ES6
20 20 (0.90%) Scala
Qualifications
1 394 (17.77%) Degree
2 130 (5.86%) OCP
2 130 (5.86%) Oracle Certification
3 113 (5.10%) Security Cleared
4 81 (3.65%) SC Cleared
5 71 (3.20%) Computer Science Degree
6 61 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
7 53 (2.39%) AWS Certification
8 42 (1.89%) CCNP
9 37 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 29 (1.31%) CISSP
11 24 (1.08%) CCNA
12 21 (0.95%) DV Cleared
12 21 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
13 20 (0.90%) TOGAF Certification
14 18 (0.81%) MCSE
15 16 (0.72%) CEH
16 13 (0.59%) MCSA
17 11 (0.50%) Master's Degree
17 11 (0.50%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (5.59%) QA
2 63 (2.84%) SLA
3 49 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 35 (1.58%) GDPR
5 30 (1.35%) PCI DSS
6 17 (0.77%) NIST
7 8 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
8 6 (0.27%) Accessibility
8 6 (0.27%) GRC
8 6 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 5 (0.23%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.23%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.23%) SOC 2
10 4 (0.18%) HIPAA
11 3 (0.14%) ISO 13485
11 3 (0.14%) NCSC
12 2 (0.090%) COBIT
12 2 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 17025
13 1 (0.045%) RMADS
13 1 (0.045%) WCAG
System Software
1 598 (26.97%) Docker
2 235 (10.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 169 (7.62%) Active Directory
4 105 (4.74%) HDFS
5 70 (3.16%) Hyper-V
6 64 (2.89%) Virtual Machines
7 31 (1.40%) vSphere
8 23 (1.04%) RHEV
9 18 (0.81%) Firmware
9 18 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
10 14 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
11 13 (0.59%) VMware NSX
12 10 (0.45%) XenApp
13 8 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 8 (0.36%) XenDesktop
14 7 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 5 (0.23%) KVM
15 5 (0.23%) Postfix
16 4 (0.18%) NFS
16 4 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 565 (25.48%) Kubernetes
2 412 (18.58%) Ansible
3 377 (17.00%) Terraform
4 137 (6.18%) Opscode Chef
5 98 (4.42%) Puppet
6 57 (2.57%) Grafana
7 51 (2.30%) SCCM
8 49 (2.21%) Microsoft Intune
9 37 (1.67%) Kibana
10 28 (1.26%) vRealize
11 22 (0.99%) Prometheus
12 14 (0.63%) FortiGate
13 12 (0.54%) Packer
14 9 (0.41%) HAProxy
14 9 (0.41%) QRadar
15 8 (0.36%) WSUS
16 7 (0.32%) Rancher
16 7 (0.32%) SCOM
16 7 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
17 6 (0.27%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 330 (14.88%) Microsoft
2 301 (13.58%) VMware
3 192 (8.66%) Google
4 130 (5.86%) Okta
5 126 (5.68%) Oracle
6 103 (4.65%) Cisco
7 79 (3.56%) IBM
8 61 (2.75%) Meraki
9 47 (2.12%) Citrix
9 47 (2.12%) Splunk
10 35 (1.58%) SAP
11 31 (1.40%) Red Hat
12 30 (1.35%) Zend
13 25 (1.13%) F5
14 23 (1.04%) HP
14 23 (1.04%) Veeam
15 22 (0.99%) Xamarin
16 20 (0.90%) Atlassian
16 20 (0.90%) Dell
17 18 (0.81%) CheckPoint