The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 77 149
Rank change year-on-year +32 +72  
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 4633 3716 2258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.42% 3.56% 2.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.85% 31.63% 25.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3803 3153 1847
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £78,400 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +11.11%  

Amazon AWS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 12574 11750 8944
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 14.72% 11.25% 8.35%
Number of salaries quoted 10494 9861 7121
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Amazon AWS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in the UK

Amazon AWS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Amazon AWS in the UK

Amazon AWS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Amazon AWS in the UK

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Job Locations

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 over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +31 4375 £57,500 +4.54% 704
London +27 2528 £65,000 +8.33% 400
South East +57 596 £52,500 - 84
North West +74 325 £46,000 +6.97% 58
City of London +12 300 £70,000 +12.00% 108
South West +54 268 £47,500 -9.52% 46
Manchester +61 266 £47,500 +2.70% 43
East of England +13 239 £50,000 -4.76% 41
Yorkshire +31 185 £55,000 +22.22% 34
Berkshire +46 169 £47,500 -5.00% 22
West Yorkshire +48 134 £55,000 +23.59% 26
Leeds +63 126 £57,500 +27.77% 23
Surrey +66 123 £57,500 +4.54% 17
West Midlands +32 115 £42,500 - 19
Cambridgeshire +40 111 £47,500 -5.00% 18
Bristol +1 104 £55,000 - 22
Cambridge +26 103 £47,500 -5.00% 15
Oxfordshire +11 98 £60,000 +15.38% 16
Reading +24 92 £45,000 -10.00% 10
East Midlands +5 86 £42,500 +6.25% 12
Scotland +61 81 £50,000 -4.76% 18
Gloucestershire +22 75 £45,000 -25.00% 7
Hampshire +22 73 £55,000 +12.82% 17
Hertfordshire -29 67 £60,000 +4.34% 12
Wales +47 63 £41,500 -7.77% 12
South Wales +51 53 £42,500 -15.00% 9
North East +14 45 £30,000 -27.27% 9
West Sussex +27 44 £42,500 -29.16% 4
Cardiff +32 42 £42,500 -19.04% 7
Oxford +5 42 £55,000 +10.00% 10

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 3690 (41.84%) Agile Software Development
2 3382 (38.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 3297 (37.38%) Linux
4 2887 (32.73%) DevOps
5 2615 (29.65%) Java
6 2355 (26.70%) Python
7 2248 (25.49%) Web Services
8 1960 (22.22%) JavaScript
9 1959 (22.21%) Windows
10 1942 (22.02%) SQL
11 1927 (21.85%) Puppet
12 1786 (20.25%) Microsoft
13 1624 (18.41%) Opscode Chef
14 1606 (18.21%) .NET
15 1572 (17.82%) Continuous Integration
16 1559 (17.68%) SQL Server
17 1553 (17.61%) TDD
18 1545 (17.52%) Docker
19 1532 (17.37%) Git (software)
20 1486 (16.85%) Ansible
21 1443 (16.36%) Finance
22 1426 (16.17%) VMware
23 1424 (16.15%) Jenkins
24 1415 (16.04%) C#
25 1347 (15.27%) Scrum
26 1317 (14.93%) HTML
27 1251 (14.18%) MySQL
28 1223 (13.87%) Ruby
29 1180 (13.38%) NoSQL
30 1168 (13.24%) AngularJS

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 725 (8.22%) Elasticsearch
2 595 (6.75%) Apache
3 490 (5.56%) OpenStack
4 483 (5.48%) IIS
5 480 (5.44%) Apache Spark
6 468 (5.31%) Tomcat
7 342 (3.88%) JBoss
8 277 (3.14%) nginx
9 273 (3.10%) WebSphere
10 221 (2.51%) SharePoint
11 207 (2.35%) WebLogic
12 177 (2.01%) MS Exchange
13 169 (1.92%) Apache Solr
14 166 (1.88%) Confluence
15 142 (1.61%) CMS
16 124 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 123 (1.39%) Jetty
18 111 (1.26%) Cloud Foundry
19 105 (1.19%) Skype for Business
20 87 (0.99%) CloudStack
Applications
1 609 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 116 (1.32%) MS Office
3 21 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.20%) Photoshop
5 16 (0.18%) MS Project
6 11 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
7 10 (0.11%) SPSS
8 9 (0.10%) GIMP
9 7 (0.079%) HipChat
10 4 (0.045%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.034%) OmniGraffle
11 3 (0.034%) SPSS Modeler
12 2 (0.023%) Gephi
12 2 (0.023%) InVision
13 1 (0.011%) EViews
13 1 (0.011%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.011%) Houdini
13 1 (0.011%) Maya
13 1 (0.011%) Stata
13 1 (0.011%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 91 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 35 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 27 (0.31%) Magento
4 23 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
5 20 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
6 15 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
7 13 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
7 13 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
8 9 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
8 9 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
8 9 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
8 9 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
8 9 (0.10%) Sage 200
8 9 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 8 (0.091%) Sentinel
10 7 (0.079%) Dynamics AX
11 5 (0.057%) Movex
11 5 (0.057%) NetSuite
12 3 (0.034%) Eloqua
12 3 (0.034%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3382 (38.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 734 (8.32%) SaaS
3 686 (7.78%) Amazon EC2
4 596 (6.76%) Google Cloud Platform
5 539 (6.11%) Office 365
6 447 (5.07%) PaaS
7 422 (4.78%) IaaS
8 411 (4.66%) Cloud Computing
9 404 (4.58%) Amazon S3
10 301 (3.41%) AWS CloudFormation
11 274 (3.11%) GitHub
12 165 (1.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 129 (1.46%) AWS Lambda
14 126 (1.43%) Heroku
15 124 (1.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 122 (1.38%) Amazon SQS
17 121 (1.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 106 (1.20%) Amazon ELB
19 89 (1.01%) Route 53
20 82 (0.93%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 573 (6.50%) Firewall
2 538 (6.10%) DNS
3 376 (4.26%) Internet
4 333 (3.78%) SAN
5 301 (3.41%) TCP/IP
6 273 (3.10%) WAN
7 265 (3.00%) DHCP
7 265 (3.00%) HTTP
8 259 (2.94%) LAN
9 210 (2.38%) VPN
10 148 (1.68%) VoIP
11 136 (1.54%) VLAN
12 135 (1.53%) NAS
13 127 (1.44%) LDAP
14 117 (1.33%) Network Security
15 98 (1.11%) SSL
16 87 (0.99%) Kerberos
17 84 (0.95%) iSCSI
18 78 (0.88%) Wireless
19 71 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1559 (17.68%) SQL Server
2 1251 (14.18%) MySQL
3 1180 (13.38%) NoSQL
4 996 (11.29%) MongoDB
5 946 (10.73%) Big Data
6 671 (7.61%) Hadoop
7 572 (6.49%) PostgreSQL
8 465 (5.27%) Apache Cassandra
9 418 (4.74%) Relational Database
10 387 (4.39%) Redis
11 372 (4.22%) Amazon RDS
12 310 (3.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 296 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
14 273 (3.10%) Amazon Redshift
15 170 (1.93%) RDBMS
16 164 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 149 (1.69%) Apache Hive
18 140 (1.59%) HBase
19 139 (1.58%) SQL Server 2014
20 128 (1.45%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1532 (17.37%) Git (software)
2 1424 (16.15%) Jenkins
3 612 (6.94%) JIRA
4 552 (6.26%) TeamCity
5 423 (4.80%) Subversion
6 379 (4.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 339 (3.84%) Vagrant
8 303 (3.44%) Maven
9 294 (3.33%) Selenium
10 256 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
11 223 (2.53%) Octopus Deploy
12 183 (2.07%) JUnit
13 156 (1.77%) Visual Studio
14 150 (1.70%) Gradle
15 137 (1.55%) Hudson
16 133 (1.51%) GoCD
17 124 (1.41%) NUnit
18 116 (1.32%) Jasmine
19 106 (1.20%) Cucumber
20 105 (1.19%) GitLab
General
1 1443 (16.36%) Finance
2 554 (6.28%) Retail
3 517 (5.86%) Banking
4 365 (4.14%) Marketing
5 361 (4.09%) Telecoms
6 283 (3.21%) Games
7 207 (2.35%) Manufacturing
8 193 (2.19%) Publishing
9 151 (1.71%) Advertising
10 127 (1.44%) Electronics
11 83 (0.94%) Law
12 77 (0.87%) Investment Banking
13 54 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
14 52 (0.59%) Financial Institution
15 49 (0.56%) Legal
16 47 (0.53%) Local Government
17 38 (0.43%) Back Office
18 29 (0.33%) Automotive
19 24 (0.27%) Multimedia
20 23 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2850 (32.31%) Developer
2 1282 (14.54%) DevOps Engineer
3 1144 (12.97%) Architect
4 792 (8.98%) Java Developer
5 763 (8.65%) Senior Developer
6 594 (6.73%) .NET Developer
7 591 (6.70%) AWS Engineer
8 532 (6.03%) C# Developer
9 453 (5.14%) Linux Engineer
10 428 (4.85%) Cloud Engineer
11 423 (4.80%) Cloud Architect
12 413 (4.68%) Administrator
13 395 (4.48%) AWS DevOps
14 372 (4.22%) Solutions Architect
15 350 (3.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 348 (3.95%) Software Engineer
17 339 (3.84%) Consultant
18 332 (3.76%) C# .NET Developer
19 318 (3.61%) AWS Developer
20 305 (3.46%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2248 (25.49%) Web Services
2 1606 (18.21%) .NET
3 1317 (14.93%) HTML
4 1168 (13.24%) AngularJS
5 1141 (12.94%) CSS
6 931 (10.56%) Node.js
7 821 (9.31%) REST
8 718 (8.14%) ASP.NET
9 609 (6.90%) HTML5
10 588 (6.67%) React
11 559 (6.34%) jQuery
12 548 (6.21%) RESTful
13 525 (5.95%) Spring
14 491 (5.57%) ASP.NET MVC
15 401 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
16 381 (4.32%) XML
17 372 (4.22%) .NET Framework
18 327 (3.71%) CSS3
19 326 (3.70%) SOAP
20 323 (3.66%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 758 (8.59%) Computer Science
2 578 (6.55%) Data Centre
3 429 (4.86%) Public Cloud
4 355 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
5 343 (3.89%) User Experience
6 287 (3.25%) Mobile App
7 286 (3.24%) Fintech
8 205 (2.32%) Hybrid Cloud
9 203 (2.30%) Management Information System
10 196 (2.22%) Algorithms
11 185 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
12 141 (1.60%) Linux Command Line
13 129 (1.46%) Private Cloud
14 126 (1.43%) Clustering
15 113 (1.28%) iPad
16 106 (1.20%) Data Structures
17 81 (0.92%) PKI
18 71 (0.80%) Blog
19 70 (0.79%) Internet of Things
20 66 (0.75%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3297 (37.38%) Linux
2 1959 (22.21%) Windows
3 865 (9.81%) Windows Server
4 666 (7.55%) Unix
5 466 (5.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 463 (5.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 361 (4.09%) CentOS
8 296 (3.36%) Ubuntu
9 264 (2.99%) Android
10 255 (2.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 237 (2.69%) Apple iOS
12 136 (1.54%) Debian
13 99 (1.12%) CoreOS
14 96 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
15 87 (0.99%) Windows 10
16 86 (0.98%) Windows 7
17 83 (0.94%) Mac OS X
18 57 (0.65%) Solaris
19 39 (0.44%) Windows 8
20 33 (0.37%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3690 (41.84%) Agile Software Development
2 2887 (32.73%) DevOps
3 1572 (17.82%) Continuous Integration
4 1553 (17.61%) TDD
5 1347 (15.27%) Scrum
6 1095 (12.41%) MVC
7 1093 (12.39%) Software Engineering
8 845 (9.58%) Configuration Management
9 844 (9.57%) Open Source
10 838 (9.50%) E-Commerce
11 729 (8.27%) Microservices
12 689 (7.81%) Continuous Delivery
13 663 (7.52%) OO
14 661 (7.49%) Web Development
15 636 (7.21%) Kanban
16 634 (7.19%) BDD
17 628 (7.12%) Analytics
18 614 (6.96%) ITIL
19 581 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
20 562 (6.37%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2615 (29.65%) Java
2 2355 (26.70%) Python
3 1960 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 1942 (22.02%) SQL
5 1415 (16.04%) C#
6 1223 (13.87%) Ruby
7 1120 (12.70%) Bash Shell
8 827 (9.38%) PowerShell
9 809 (9.17%) PHP
10 637 (7.22%) Perl
11 515 (5.84%) Scala
12 368 (4.17%) Go
13 242 (2.74%) C++
14 240 (2.72%) Shell Script
15 161 (1.83%) T-SQL
16 152 (1.72%) C
17 149 (1.69%) Groovy
18 142 (1.61%) ES6
19 112 (1.27%) R
20 86 (0.98%) F#
Qualifications
1 1032 (11.70%) Degree
2 195 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 167 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
4 166 (1.88%) Security Cleared
5 137 (1.55%) AWS Certification
6 113 (1.28%) MCSE
7 109 (1.24%) CCNA
8 107 (1.21%) SC Cleared
9 85 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 80 (0.91%) CCNP
11 72 (0.82%) CISSP
12 66 (0.75%) MCSA
13 51 (0.58%) ISEB
14 50 (0.57%) PMP
15 49 (0.56%) CISM
16 48 (0.54%) PMI Certification
17 40 (0.45%) PhD
18 35 (0.40%) CCIE
19 32 (0.36%) MCP
20 30 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 421 (4.77%) QA
2 144 (1.63%) SLA
3 114 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 96 (1.09%) PCI DSS
5 59 (0.67%) Data Quality
6 56 (0.63%) GCP
7 14 (0.16%) COBIT
8 13 (0.15%) ISO 9001
9 11 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
9 11 (0.12%) SDET
10 7 (0.079%) Dodd-Frank
10 7 (0.079%) EMIR
10 7 (0.079%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 7 (0.079%) MiFID
10 7 (0.079%) PMO
10 7 (0.079%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 6 (0.068%) SSAE 16
12 5 (0.057%) GDPR
13 4 (0.045%) ISO20022
13 4 (0.045%) SAS 70
System Software
1 1545 (17.52%) Docker
2 922 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 761 (8.63%) Active Directory
4 453 (5.14%) Hyper-V
5 277 (3.14%) vSphere
6 181 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
7 156 (1.77%) Xen
8 111 (1.26%) vCloud
9 98 (1.11%) XenServer
10 85 (0.96%) KVM
11 79 (0.90%) XenApp
12 77 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
13 67 (0.76%) VMware ESX
14 60 (0.68%) VirtualBox
15 54 (0.61%) NFS
16 52 (0.59%) Apache Flume
16 52 (0.59%) HDFS
16 52 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
17 51 (0.58%) Varnish
18 39 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1927 (21.85%) Puppet
2 1624 (18.41%) Opscode Chef
3 1486 (16.85%) Ansible
4 463 (5.25%) Kubernetes
5 440 (4.99%) Terraform
6 327 (3.71%) Nagios
7 250 (2.83%) Salt
8 225 (2.55%) Kibana
9 156 (1.77%) SCCM
10 139 (1.58%) Graphite
11 130 (1.47%) logstash
12 123 (1.39%) ZABBIX
13 119 (1.35%) Mesos
14 113 (1.28%) SCOM
15 102 (1.16%) Packer
16 66 (0.75%) HAProxy
17 49 (0.56%) Tivoli
18 48 (0.54%) Grafana
19 45 (0.51%) SCVMM
20 43 (0.49%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 1786 (20.25%) Microsoft
2 1426 (16.17%) VMware
3 931 (10.56%) Google
4 801 (9.08%) Oracle
5 535 (6.07%) Cisco
6 508 (5.76%) Red Hat
7 339 (3.84%) Citrix
8 289 (3.28%) HP
9 198 (2.24%) New Relic
10 191 (2.17%) NetApp
11 182 (2.06%) SAP
12 177 (2.01%) IBM
12 177 (2.01%) Tableau
13 172 (1.95%) EMC
14 167 (1.89%) Splunk
15 145 (1.64%) Rackspace
16 136 (1.54%) Juniper
17 129 (1.46%) SaltStack
18 127 (1.44%) Atlassian
19 123 (1.39%) AppDynamics
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