Period
to 12 June 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 12 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > South East
6 months to
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 15 25 24
Rank change year-on-year +10 -1 +14
Permanent jobs citing AWS 1,862 1,311 2,172
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 12.61% 8.65% 8.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.10% 27.18% 31.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,403 1,170 1,863
10th Percentile £36,350 £37,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £59,250 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.27% +7.73% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,625
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 5,800 4,824 6,846
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.28% 31.84% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4,559 4,159 5,856
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £41,000 £40,000 £37,000
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 £80,200 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +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 12 June 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 12 June 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 +3 728 £60,000 - 145
Hampshire +15 552 £57,500 +4.55% 58
Berkshire -1 412 £65,000 +8.33% 77
East Sussex +15 231 £57,500 +4.55% 16
Surrey +7 220 £65,000 +8.33% 54
Oxfordshire +10 177 £57,500 +4.55% 42
Buckinghamshire +7 139 £56,000 -6.67% 26
West Sussex -2 49 £75,000 +15.38% 13
Kent +1 47 £45,000 -14.29% 19
Home Counties - 3 £100,000 -
M4 Corridor - 1 £65,000 -
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 12 June 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 1,093 (58.70%) Azure
2 740 (39.74%) DevOps
3 655 (35.18%) Agile Software Development
4 529 (28.41%) Docker
5 468 (25.13%) Kubernetes
6 462 (24.81%) JavaScript
7 460 (24.70%) Linux
8 443 (23.79%) Software Engineering
9 428 (22.99%) Python
10 410 (22.02%) GCP
11 395 (21.21%) Java
12 362 (19.44%) AngularJS
13 350 (18.80%) Microservices
14 328 (17.62%) Social Skills
15 325 (17.45%) React
16 317 (17.02%) Git (software)
16 317 (17.02%) C#
17 307 (16.49%) .NET
17 307 (16.49%) Microsoft
18 289 (15.52%) Terraform
19 287 (15.41%) TDD
20 286 (15.36%) Jenkins
21 282 (15.15%) Finance
22 273 (14.66%) SQL
23 261 (14.02%) Ansible
24 256 (13.75%) Degree
25 253 (13.59%) SaaS
26 236 (12.67%) Node.js
27 226 (12.14%) VMware
28 218 (11.71%) REST

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 85 (4.56%) Apache
1 85 (4.56%) Apache Spark
2 67 (3.60%) GemFire
3 62 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
4 39 (2.09%) IIS
5 35 (1.88%) Confluence
6 34 (1.83%) Cloud Foundry
7 27 (1.45%) WordPress
8 23 (1.24%) SharePoint
9 18 (0.97%) MS Exchange
10 17 (0.91%) nginx
11 14 (0.75%) Tomcat
12 13 (0.70%) Apache Solr
13 11 (0.59%) Drupal
14 10 (0.54%) Apache Airflow
15 9 (0.48%) WebSphere
15 9 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
16 8 (0.43%) OpenStack
17 7 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
18 4 (0.21%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 19 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.32%) Chatbot
2 6 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.11%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.054%) Sketch
6 1 (0.054%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 5 (0.27%) Shopify
2 4 (0.21%) Magento
2 4 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.054%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.054%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.054%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.054%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.054%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.054%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.054%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.054%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 1,093 (58.70%) Azure
2 410 (22.02%) GCP
3 253 (13.59%) SaaS
4 162 (8.70%) GitHub
5 144 (7.73%) Microsoft 365
6 135 (7.25%) PaaS
7 123 (6.61%) Serverless
8 111 (5.96%) AWS CloudFormation
9 100 (5.37%) IaaS
10 89 (4.78%) AWS Lambda
11 86 (4.62%) Amazon EC2
12 83 (4.46%) Amazon S3
13 82 (4.40%) Amazon Kinesis
14 66 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
15 50 (2.69%) OpenShift
16 40 (2.15%) Amazon EKS
16 40 (2.15%) Azure Active Directory
16 40 (2.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 39 (2.09%) Amazon SQS
18 35 (1.88%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 136 (7.30%) Firewall
2 90 (4.83%) DNS
3 60 (3.22%) DHCP
3 60 (3.22%) TCP/IP
4 45 (2.42%) Network Security
5 38 (2.04%) SAN
6 36 (1.93%) WAN
7 33 (1.77%) Internet
8 32 (1.72%) VPN
9 30 (1.61%) Wireless
10 29 (1.56%) LAN
11 25 (1.34%) HTTP
12 20 (1.07%) NAS
12 20 (1.07%) VLAN
13 17 (0.91%) VoIP
14 13 (0.70%) MPLS
14 13 (0.70%) OSPF
14 13 (0.70%) SD-WAN
15 12 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (0.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (9.83%) SQL Server
2 179 (9.61%) NoSQL
3 159 (8.54%) Relational Database
4 146 (7.84%) Big Data
5 136 (7.30%) PostgreSQL
6 115 (6.18%) MySQL
7 84 (4.51%) MariaDB
8 83 (4.46%) MongoDB
9 73 (3.92%) HBase
10 66 (3.54%) Amazon RDS
11 56 (3.01%) Redis
12 51 (2.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 44 (2.36%) Hadoop
14 28 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
15 24 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
16 22 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 21 (1.13%) Data Lake
17 21 (1.13%) Power BI
18 18 (0.97%) Amazon Redshift
19 17 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 317 (17.02%) Git (software)
2 286 (15.36%) Jenkins
3 135 (7.25%) JIRA
4 94 (5.05%) Cucumber
5 87 (4.67%) GitLab
6 86 (4.62%) Cypress.io
7 77 (4.14%) Sonatype Nexus
8 72 (3.87%) Protractor
9 63 (3.38%) Gradle
9 63 (3.38%) JUnit
10 62 (3.33%) Storybook
11 52 (2.79%) Artifactory
11 52 (2.79%) IntelliJ
12 50 (2.69%) Eclipse
13 49 (2.63%) Mockito
14 44 (2.36%) Selenium
15 38 (2.04%) Bitbucket
16 33 (1.77%) webpack
17 31 (1.66%) gulp
18 26 (1.40%) Grunt
General
1 328 (17.62%) Social Skills
2 282 (15.15%) Finance
3 141 (7.57%) Banking
4 129 (6.93%) Law
5 60 (3.22%) Marketing
6 58 (3.11%) Telecoms
7 57 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
8 56 (3.01%) Retail
9 51 (2.74%) Public Sector
10 49 (2.63%) Presentation Skills
11 33 (1.77%) Games
12 29 (1.56%) Automotive
13 14 (0.75%) Legal
13 14 (0.75%) Organisational Skills
14 12 (0.64%) Financial Institution
15 11 (0.59%) Manufacturing
16 10 (0.54%) Electronics
16 10 (0.54%) Military
17 9 (0.48%) Billing
17 9 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 611 (32.81%) Developer
2 212 (11.39%) DevOps Engineer
3 173 (9.29%) Architect
4 165 (8.86%) Senior Developer
5 146 (7.84%) Software Engineer
6 142 (7.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 119 (6.39%) Cloud Engineer
8 78 (4.19%) .NET Developer
9 77 (4.14%) AWS Engineer
10 73 (3.92%) Java Developer
11 72 (3.87%) C# Developer
11 72 (3.87%) Principal Engineer
12 67 (3.60%) Software Developer
13 63 (3.38%) Full Stack Developer
14 59 (3.17%) Principal Software Engineer
15 58 (3.11%) Senior Software Engineer
16 57 (3.06%) Lead Developer
17 56 (3.01%) Support Engineer
18 53 (2.85%) Site Reliability Engineer
19 52 (2.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 362 (19.44%) AngularJS
2 325 (17.45%) React
3 307 (16.49%) .NET
4 236 (12.67%) Node.js
5 218 (11.71%) REST
6 215 (11.55%) CSS
7 182 (9.77%) Spring
8 161 (8.65%) HTML
9 153 (8.22%) RESTful
10 149 (8.00%) Kafka
11 145 (7.79%) Web Services
12 133 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
13 128 (6.87%) .NET Core
14 117 (6.28%) Vue.js
15 107 (5.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 94 (5.05%) JSON
17 90 (4.83%) ASP.NET
18 81 (4.35%) LAMP
18 81 (4.35%) Redux
19 68 (3.65%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 141 (7.57%) User Experience
2 116 (6.23%) Public Cloud
3 85 (4.56%) Greenfield Project
4 80 (4.30%) Data Centre
5 73 (3.92%) Linux Command Line
6 70 (3.76%) Hybrid Cloud
7 54 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
8 41 (2.20%) Cloud Native
8 41 (2.20%) Mobile App
9 34 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
10 27 (1.45%) Clustering
11 25 (1.34%) Management Information System
12 23 (1.24%) iPad
13 22 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
14 21 (1.13%) Private Cloud
15 18 (0.97%) Virtual Team
16 14 (0.75%) Algorithms
17 13 (0.70%) PKI
18 12 (0.64%) Analytical Mindset
18 12 (0.64%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 460 (24.70%) Linux
2 199 (10.69%) Windows
3 145 (7.79%) Unix
4 120 (6.44%) Windows Server
5 46 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (1.99%) Android
7 32 (1.72%) CentOS
8 30 (1.61%) Apple iOS
8 30 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 30 (1.61%) Windows Server 2019
9 26 (1.40%) Windows Server 2016
10 19 (1.02%) Ubuntu
11 16 (0.86%) Debian
12 14 (0.75%) Windows 10
13 6 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (0.27%) Kali Linux
15 4 (0.21%) SUSE
16 3 (0.16%) VMS
16 3 (0.16%) Windows 7
17 2 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 740 (39.74%) DevOps
2 655 (35.18%) Agile Software Development
3 443 (23.79%) Software Engineering
4 350 (18.80%) Microservices
5 287 (15.41%) TDD
6 192 (10.31%) Computer Science
7 182 (9.77%) Test Automation
8 180 (9.67%) Scrum
9 169 (9.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 156 (8.38%) Machine Learning
11 153 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
12 146 (7.84%) Infrastructure as Code
13 140 (7.52%) Problem-Solving
14 132 (7.09%) E-Commerce
14 132 (7.09%) High Availability
14 132 (7.09%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 123 (6.61%) Front End Development
16 120 (6.44%) Digital Banking
16 120 (6.44%) MVC
17 115 (6.18%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 462 (24.81%) JavaScript
2 428 (22.99%) Python
3 395 (21.21%) Java
4 317 (17.02%) C#
5 273 (14.66%) SQL
6 183 (9.83%) PHP
7 143 (7.68%) Bash Shell
8 115 (6.18%) PowerShell
9 101 (5.42%) TypeScript
10 97 (5.21%) Ruby
11 89 (4.78%) Go
12 87 (4.67%) Shell Script
13 64 (3.44%) Groovy
14 41 (2.20%) C
14 41 (2.20%) T-SQL
15 33 (1.77%) C++
16 32 (1.72%) ES6
17 27 (1.45%) Java 8
18 23 (1.24%) Kotlin
19 19 (1.02%) Scala
Qualifications
1 256 (13.75%) Degree
2 103 (5.53%) Security Cleared
3 71 (3.81%) SC Cleared
4 57 (3.06%) OCP
4 57 (3.06%) Oracle Certification
5 54 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
6 44 (2.36%) AWS Certification
6 44 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
7 28 (1.50%) CCNP
7 28 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 25 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
9 23 (1.24%) DV Cleared
10 21 (1.13%) TOGAF Certification
11 17 (0.91%) CISSP
12 14 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 11 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
14 8 (0.43%) CCNA
14 8 (0.43%) Master's Degree
14 8 (0.43%) MCSE
14 8 (0.43%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (6.07%) QA
2 36 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (1.93%) SLA
3 27 (1.45%) GDPR
4 22 (1.18%) PCI DSS
5 15 (0.81%) NIST
6 5 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (0.27%) SOC 2
7 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 3 (0.16%) NCSC
8 2 (0.11%) COBIT
8 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.11%) GRC
8 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.11%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.11%) WCAG
9 1 (0.054%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.054%) RMADS
9 1 (0.054%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.054%) WAI
System Software
1 529 (28.41%) Docker
2 186 (9.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 155 (8.32%) Active Directory
4 79 (4.24%) Hyper-V
5 50 (2.69%) HDFS
6 36 (1.93%) vSphere
7 35 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
8 23 (1.24%) RHEV
8 23 (1.24%) Virtual Servers
9 17 (0.91%) XenApp
10 14 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
10 14 (0.75%) XenDesktop
11 13 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 9 (0.48%) Firmware
13 6 (0.32%) DFS Replication
13 6 (0.32%) KVM
13 6 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
13 6 (0.32%) Postfix
13 6 (0.32%) VMware NSX
14 5 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 468 (25.13%) Kubernetes
2 289 (15.52%) Terraform
3 261 (14.02%) Ansible
4 78 (4.19%) Opscode Chef
5 77 (4.14%) Puppet
6 49 (2.63%) SCCM
7 47 (2.52%) Microsoft Intune
8 33 (1.77%) Grafana
9 29 (1.56%) vRealize
10 21 (1.13%) Prometheus
11 16 (0.86%) Kibana
12 14 (0.75%) HAProxy
13 13 (0.70%) Packer
14 12 (0.64%) SCVMM
15 11 (0.59%) SCOM
16 9 (0.48%) FortiGate
16 9 (0.48%) Nagios
17 7 (0.38%) Nessus
18 6 (0.32%) Data Guard
18 6 (0.32%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 307 (16.49%) Microsoft
2 226 (12.14%) VMware
3 178 (9.56%) Google
4 107 (5.75%) Cisco
5 84 (4.51%) Oracle
6 77 (4.14%) IBM
7 62 (3.33%) Okta
8 58 (3.11%) Meraki
9 42 (2.26%) Citrix
10 32 (1.72%) Red Hat
11 30 (1.61%) Splunk
12 29 (1.56%) F5
13 27 (1.45%) Dell
13 27 (1.45%) SAP
13 27 (1.45%) Xamarin
14 24 (1.29%) Zend
15 21 (1.13%) Veeam
16 19 (1.02%) Atlassian
17 14 (0.75%) HP
17 14 (0.75%) Infoblox