Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for Amazon AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon AWS over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 90 161
Rank change year-on-year +47 +71 +97
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 5695 3549 2521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 5.71% 3.22% 2.02%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.46% 28.31% 24.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4702 2954 2095
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +10.00%

Amazon 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 UK excluding London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 17022 12534 10317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 17.07% 11.37% 8.25%
Number of salaries quoted 14094 10338 8413
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% +2.04% +3.16%

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Amazon AWS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in the UK excluding London

Amazon AWS
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Amazon AWS in the UK excluding London

Amazon AWS
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Amazon AWS in the UK excluding London

Amazon AWS
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
South East +34 1811 £55,000 +1.85% 105
North of England +52 1310 £47,500 - 140
North West +30 805 £47,500 +5.56% 78
South West +51 746 £49,250 -1.50% 40
East of England +24 676 £57,500 +9.52% 61
Midlands +39 665 £49,000 -2.00% 51
Yorkshire +82 423 £50,000 -4.76% 56
West Midlands +47 397 £48,250 -8.10% 31
East Midlands +39 270 £50,000 +5.26% 20
Scotland +41 266 £50,000 +17.65% 19
Wales +44 166 £49,039 +20.34% 11
North East +46 83 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Northern Ireland +20 67 £39,000 -2.50% 2
Amazon AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the UK excluding London region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 2535 (44.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 2404 (42.21%) Agile Software Development
3 2021 (35.49%) Linux
4 1800 (31.61%) DevOps
5 1769 (31.06%) Java
6 1487 (26.11%) Python
7 1401 (24.60%) Web Services
8 1376 (24.16%) JavaScript
9 1203 (21.12%) SQL
10 1120 (19.67%) Windows
11 1088 (19.10%) Puppet
12 1083 (19.02%) Docker
13 1044 (18.33%) Microsoft
14 1031 (18.10%) C#
15 994 (17.45%) .NET
16 924 (16.22%) TDD
17 920 (16.15%) Jenkins
18 909 (15.96%) Opscode Chef
19 906 (15.91%) Git (software)
20 890 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
21 866 (15.21%) SQL Server
22 856 (15.03%) HTML
22 856 (15.03%) VMware
22 856 (15.03%) Software Engineering
23 823 (14.45%) Scrum
24 808 (14.19%) Ansible
25 787 (13.82%) AngularJS
26 786 (13.80%) CSS
27 774 (13.59%) Finance
28 734 (12.89%) Degree

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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
1 297 (5.22%) Apache
2 294 (5.16%) Elasticsearch
3 274 (4.81%) Tomcat
4 214 (3.76%) OpenStack
5 206 (3.62%) Apache Spark
6 187 (3.28%) JBoss
7 133 (2.34%) IIS
8 113 (1.98%) nginx
9 108 (1.90%) SharePoint
10 105 (1.84%) MS Exchange
11 87 (1.53%) Skype for Business
12 78 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 77 (1.35%) CMS
14 70 (1.23%) Confluence
14 70 (1.23%) Mule
15 69 (1.21%) Mule ESB
16 62 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
17 59 (1.04%) Apache Solr
18 58 (1.02%) WebSphere
19 52 (0.91%) WebLogic
Applications
1 63 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
2 44 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (0.16%) Moqups
5 8 (0.14%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.14%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.11%) Chatbot
7 4 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.070%) InDesign
8 2 (0.035%) InVision
8 2 (0.035%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (0.018%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 31 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 31 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (0.23%) Magento
2 13 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
3 11 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
4 9 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (0.14%) Movex
6 6 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.11%) SDL Web 8
7 5 (0.088%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (0.088%) SAP Hybris
7 5 (0.088%) Summit
8 4 (0.070%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.070%) Finacle
8 4 (0.070%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.070%) Sage 200
8 4 (0.070%) SAP Business One
8 4 (0.070%) Unica
9 3 (0.053%) Oracle HRMS
9 3 (0.053%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2535 (44.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 535 (9.39%) SaaS
3 457 (8.02%) Google Cloud Platform
4 445 (7.81%) Amazon EC2
5 343 (6.02%) Office 365
6 304 (5.34%) IaaS
7 278 (4.88%) AWS CloudFormation
8 272 (4.78%) PaaS
9 231 (4.06%) Amazon S3
10 210 (3.69%) GitHub
11 191 (3.35%) Cloud Computing
12 148 (2.60%) Serverless
13 122 (2.14%) Amazon SQS
14 118 (2.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 110 (1.93%) AWS Lambda
16 105 (1.84%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 78 (1.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 70 (1.23%) OpenShift
19 61 (1.07%) Route 53
20 58 (1.02%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 447 (7.85%) Firewall
2 320 (5.62%) DNS
3 271 (4.76%) VPN
4 263 (4.62%) TCP/IP
5 228 (4.00%) WAN
6 197 (3.46%) Internet
7 180 (3.16%) DHCP
8 173 (3.04%) SAN
9 164 (2.88%) LAN
10 146 (2.56%) HTTP
11 131 (2.30%) SSL
12 111 (1.95%) Network Security
13 81 (1.42%) VoIP
14 70 (1.23%) Skype
15 69 (1.21%) IPsec
16 58 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
17 56 (0.98%) VLAN
18 53 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
18 53 (0.93%) LDAP
19 48 (0.84%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 866 (15.21%) SQL Server
2 729 (12.80%) MySQL
3 708 (12.43%) NoSQL
4 561 (9.85%) MongoDB
5 415 (7.29%) Big Data
6 282 (4.95%) Relational Database
7 252 (4.42%) Hadoop
8 249 (4.37%) Amazon RDS
9 238 (4.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 220 (3.86%) PostgreSQL
11 209 (3.67%) Apache Cassandra
12 157 (2.76%) Redis
13 111 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 102 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 97 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
16 95 (1.67%) RDBMS
17 89 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
18 77 (1.35%) Amazon Redshift
19 69 (1.21%) Oracle Database
20 59 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 920 (16.15%) Jenkins
2 906 (15.91%) Git (software)
3 374 (6.57%) JIRA
4 251 (4.41%) JUnit
5 238 (4.18%) Maven
6 232 (4.07%) Selenium
7 227 (3.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 206 (3.62%) TeamCity
9 186 (3.27%) Subversion
10 165 (2.90%) Cucumber
11 153 (2.69%) Vagrant
12 147 (2.58%) Bitbucket
13 99 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
14 92 (1.62%) GitLab
15 89 (1.56%) Gradle
16 85 (1.49%) IntelliJ
17 76 (1.33%) Visual Studio
18 69 (1.21%) Eclipse
19 63 (1.11%) gulp
20 61 (1.07%) NUnit
General
1 774 (13.59%) Finance
2 381 (6.69%) Retail
3 326 (5.72%) Marketing
4 321 (5.64%) Telecoms
5 295 (5.18%) Manufacturing
6 278 (4.88%) Electronics
7 189 (3.32%) Banking
8 154 (2.70%) Games
9 93 (1.63%) Advertising
10 53 (0.93%) Legal
11 41 (0.72%) Automotive
12 35 (0.61%) Publishing
13 33 (0.58%) Law
14 31 (0.54%) Financial Institution
15 14 (0.25%) Local Government
16 13 (0.23%) Investment Banking
17 12 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
18 10 (0.18%) Retail Banking
19 8 (0.14%) German Language
20 7 (0.12%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 1798 (31.57%) Developer
2 806 (14.15%) DevOps Engineer
3 556 (9.76%) Architect
4 515 (9.04%) Java Developer
5 485 (8.52%) Senior Developer
6 423 (7.43%) Cloud Engineer
7 415 (7.29%) AWS Engineer
8 394 (6.92%) .NET Developer
9 346 (6.08%) Linux Engineer
10 345 (6.06%) Software Engineer
11 291 (5.11%) AWS DevOps
12 281 (4.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 275 (4.83%) C# Developer
14 255 (4.48%) Software Developer
15 253 (4.44%) Consultant
16 233 (4.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
17 226 (3.97%) Administrator
18 225 (3.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
19 207 (3.63%) Analyst
20 202 (3.55%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1401 (24.60%) Web Services
2 994 (17.45%) .NET
3 856 (15.03%) HTML
4 787 (13.82%) AngularJS
5 786 (13.80%) CSS
6 602 (10.57%) Node.js
7 496 (8.71%) ASP.NET
8 477 (8.38%) REST
9 467 (8.20%) Spring
10 455 (7.99%) RESTful
11 407 (7.15%) React
12 390 (6.85%) JSON
13 361 (6.34%) HTML5
14 318 (5.58%) ASP.NET Web API
15 309 (5.43%) jQuery
16 295 (5.18%) XML
17 280 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC
18 268 (4.71%) SOAP
19 230 (4.04%) .NET Framework
20 228 (4.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 512 (8.99%) Computer Science
2 340 (5.97%) Data Centre
3 315 (5.53%) Public Cloud
4 309 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
5 253 (4.44%) User Experience
6 240 (4.21%) Greenfield Project
7 143 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
8 139 (2.44%) Mobile App
9 132 (2.32%) Management Information System
10 123 (2.16%) Fintech
11 103 (1.81%) Algorithms
12 102 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
13 91 (1.60%) Private Cloud
14 84 (1.47%) Clustering
15 82 (1.44%) Data Structures
16 68 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
17 53 (0.93%) Replication
18 48 (0.84%) PKI
19 45 (0.79%) Internet of Things
20 39 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2021 (35.49%) Linux
2 1120 (19.67%) Windows
3 443 (7.78%) Windows Server
4 438 (7.69%) Unix
5 257 (4.51%) CentOS
6 252 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 240 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 178 (3.13%) Apple iOS
9 176 (3.09%) Android
10 173 (3.04%) Ubuntu
11 118 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
12 67 (1.18%) Debian
13 60 (1.05%) Windows 10
14 46 (0.81%) Windows 7
15 28 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
16 27 (0.47%) Mac OS X
17 24 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
18 23 (0.40%) CoreOS
19 21 (0.37%) AIX
20 20 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2404 (42.21%) Agile Software Development
2 1800 (31.61%) DevOps
3 924 (16.22%) TDD
4 890 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
5 856 (15.03%) Software Engineering
6 823 (14.45%) Scrum
7 728 (12.78%) MVC
8 552 (9.69%) Microservices
9 513 (9.01%) Configuration Management
10 511 (8.97%) Test Automation
11 491 (8.62%) ITIL
12 477 (8.38%) BDD
13 472 (8.29%) OO
14 430 (7.55%) Mentoring
15 421 (7.39%) Business Intelligence
16 392 (6.88%) Kanban
17 391 (6.87%) Open Source
18 373 (6.55%) E-Commerce
19 361 (6.34%) Web Development
20 351 (6.16%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1769 (31.06%) Java
2 1487 (26.11%) Python
3 1376 (24.16%) JavaScript
4 1203 (21.12%) SQL
5 1031 (18.10%) C#
6 695 (12.20%) Ruby
7 545 (9.57%) PHP
8 542 (9.52%) Bash Shell
9 492 (8.64%) PowerShell
10 388 (6.81%) C++
11 340 (5.97%) Perl
12 197 (3.46%) Go
13 165 (2.90%) C
14 157 (2.76%) Shell Script
15 145 (2.55%) T-SQL
16 122 (2.14%) Scala
17 84 (1.47%) R
18 81 (1.42%) F#
19 66 (1.16%) Groovy
20 52 (0.91%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 734 (12.89%) Degree
2 254 (4.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 148 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
4 147 (2.58%) Security Cleared
5 135 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 96 (1.69%) CCNA
6 96 (1.69%) SC Cleared
7 71 (1.25%) MCSE
8 67 (1.18%) PhD
9 65 (1.14%) AWS Certification
10 61 (1.07%) CCNP
11 53 (0.93%) MCSA
12 49 (0.86%) CISSP
13 44 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
14 31 (0.54%) CCIE
15 28 (0.49%) CISM
16 26 (0.46%) MCP
17 24 (0.42%) ISEB
18 22 (0.39%) ISTQB
18 22 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 289 (5.07%) QA
2 99 (1.74%) GCP
3 69 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 62 (1.09%) PCI DSS
5 49 (0.86%) SLA
6 38 (0.67%) Data Quality
7 21 (0.37%) GDPR
8 17 (0.30%) PMO
9 16 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 13 (0.23%) ISO 9001
11 10 (0.18%) COBIT
12 4 (0.070%) ISO 22301
12 4 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 3 (0.053%) Cyber Essentials
14 2 (0.035%) HIPAA
14 2 (0.035%) ISO 14001
14 2 (0.035%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 2 (0.035%) SSAE 16
14 2 (0.035%) WAI
15 1 (0.018%) HL7
System Software
1 1083 (19.02%) Docker
2 549 (9.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 456 (8.01%) Active Directory
4 328 (5.76%) Hyper-V
5 115 (2.02%) vSphere
6 64 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
7 56 (0.98%) KVM
8 50 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
9 32 (0.56%) HDFS
10 27 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
10 27 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
11 26 (0.46%) XenApp
12 20 (0.35%) vCloud
13 19 (0.33%) Ceph
13 19 (0.33%) iptables
14 17 (0.30%) Apache Flume
14 17 (0.30%) XenServer
15 16 (0.28%) VirtualBox
15 16 (0.28%) Xen
16 15 (0.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1088 (19.10%) Puppet
2 909 (15.96%) Opscode Chef
3 808 (14.19%) Ansible
4 400 (7.02%) Terraform
5 382 (6.71%) Kubernetes
6 135 (2.37%) Packer
7 113 (1.98%) SCCM
8 112 (1.97%) Nagios
9 104 (1.83%) Kibana
10 100 (1.76%) SCOM
11 90 (1.58%) Salt
12 81 (1.42%) Grafana
13 54 (0.95%) ZABBIX
14 50 (0.88%) SCVMM
15 49 (0.86%) Mesos
16 42 (0.74%) HAProxy
17 34 (0.60%) Docker Swarm
17 34 (0.60%) Prometheus
18 33 (0.58%) rkt
19 28 (0.49%) logstash
Vendors
1 1044 (18.33%) Microsoft
2 856 (15.03%) VMware
3 614 (10.78%) Google
4 527 (9.25%) Oracle
5 344 (6.04%) Red Hat
6 323 (5.67%) Cisco
7 260 (4.57%) SAP
8 182 (3.20%) Citrix
9 130 (2.28%) HP
10 125 (2.19%) IBM
11 93 (1.63%) Rackspace
12 87 (1.53%) Apple
13 81 (1.42%) Tableau
14 80 (1.40%) NetApp
15 78 (1.37%) Juniper
15 78 (1.37%) Splunk
16 75 (1.32%) New Relic
17 70 (1.23%) Dell
18 68 (1.19%) SaltStack
19 66 (1.16%) CheckPoint