Period
to 18 October 2017

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 6 months to 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 67 127
Rank change year-on-year +36 +60 +64
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 11666 8194 5450
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.68% 4.27% 2.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.70% 33.77% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 9612 6987 4544
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £35,250 £36,150 £35,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 31788 24267 19781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.20% 12.66% 9.08%
Number of salaries quoted 26132 20409 16257
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Amazon AWS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 18 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Amazon AWS in the UK

Amazon AWS
Top 16 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 6 months to 18 October 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
England +36 10995 £60,000 +4.35% 1189
London +10 6014 £65,000 +4.00% 710
UK excluding London +46 5390 £50,000 - 530
South East +43 1719 £55,000 +4.76% 142
North of England +65 1243 £45,000 -5.26% 140
North West +43 765 £45,000 - 73
South West +65 697 £50,000 +5.26% 61
East of England +22 661 £53,750 +2.38% 78
Midlands +51 632 £49,000 -2.00% 58
Yorkshire +76 413 £45,000 -10.00% 55
West Midlands +70 397 £47,500 -9.52% 25
East Midlands +46 237 £50,000 +4.71% 33
Scotland +35 229 £50,000 +17.65% 25
Wales +45 160 £49,039 +8.97% 15
North East +44 66 £40,000 - 12
Northern Ireland +14 61 £39,000 -2.50% 10

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 4995 (42.82%) Agile Software Development
2 4813 (41.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 4117 (35.29%) Linux
4 3987 (34.18%) DevOps
5 3706 (31.77%) Java
6 3233 (27.71%) Python
7 2645 (22.67%) JavaScript
8 2618 (22.44%) Web Services
9 2504 (21.46%) Docker
10 2425 (20.79%) SQL
11 2294 (19.66%) Puppet
12 2186 (18.74%) Jenkins
13 2177 (18.66%) Finance
14 2095 (17.96%) Microsoft
15 2088 (17.90%) Windows
16 2079 (17.82%) Ansible
17 2034 (17.44%) Continuous Integration
18 2030 (17.40%) TDD
19 1993 (17.08%) .NET
20 1984 (17.01%) Git (software)
21 1905 (16.33%) Opscode Chef
22 1848 (15.84%) C#
23 1678 (14.38%) SQL Server
24 1637 (14.03%) Scrum
25 1592 (13.65%) HTML
26 1546 (13.25%) NoSQL
27 1528 (13.10%) MySQL
27 1528 (13.10%) Software Engineering
28 1496 (12.82%) VMware
29 1488 (12.76%) Microservices

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
1 815 (6.99%) Elasticsearch
2 797 (6.83%) Apache
3 641 (5.49%) Tomcat
4 625 (5.36%) Apache Spark
5 520 (4.46%) OpenStack
6 441 (3.78%) IIS
7 340 (2.91%) nginx
8 331 (2.84%) Confluence
9 277 (2.37%) JBoss
10 234 (2.01%) SharePoint
11 225 (1.93%) WebSphere
12 194 (1.66%) CMS
13 191 (1.64%) MS Exchange
14 184 (1.58%) Cloud Foundry
15 161 (1.38%) Apache Solr
16 156 (1.34%) Skype for Business
17 131 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 113 (0.97%) WebLogic
19 105 (0.90%) Jetty
20 85 (0.73%) Mule
Applications
1 159 (1.36%) Microsoft Office
2 83 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 43 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
4 29 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 17 (0.15%) SPSS
6 15 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 11 (0.094%) Moqups
8 8 (0.069%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 6 (0.051%) InDesign
10 5 (0.043%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.034%) Chatbot
12 3 (0.026%) InVision
13 1 (0.009%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.009%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.009%) CPLEX
13 1 (0.009%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.009%) HipChat
13 1 (0.009%) InCopy
13 1 (0.009%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 47 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 42 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
3 40 (0.34%) Magento
4 37 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
5 26 (0.22%) Eloqua
6 25 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
7 19 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
8 18 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
9 17 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
9 17 (0.15%) NetSuite
10 13 (0.11%) Oracle HRMS
11 11 (0.094%) Oracle EBS R12
12 8 (0.069%) Movex
12 8 (0.069%) Unica
12 8 (0.069%) Workday HCM
13 6 (0.051%) Odoo
13 6 (0.051%) Revive Adserver
13 6 (0.051%) SDL Web 8
14 5 (0.043%) Oracle BPM
14 5 (0.043%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4813 (41.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1044 (8.95%) SaaS
3 927 (7.95%) Google Cloud Platform
4 799 (6.85%) Amazon EC2
5 672 (5.76%) IaaS
6 669 (5.73%) Office 365
7 653 (5.60%) PaaS
8 627 (5.37%) AWS CloudFormation
9 491 (4.21%) Amazon S3
10 446 (3.82%) Cloud Computing
11 421 (3.61%) GitHub
12 357 (3.06%) Serverless
13 280 (2.40%) AWS Lambda
14 276 (2.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 224 (1.92%) Amazon SQS
16 181 (1.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 140 (1.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 131 (1.12%) IBM Cloud
19 130 (1.11%) OpenShift
20 124 (1.06%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 800 (6.86%) Firewall
2 584 (5.01%) DNS
3 441 (3.78%) TCP/IP
4 402 (3.45%) VPN
5 386 (3.31%) WAN
6 377 (3.23%) Internet
7 344 (2.95%) HTTP
8 331 (2.84%) SAN
9 308 (2.64%) LAN
10 277 (2.37%) DHCP
11 186 (1.59%) Network Security
12 182 (1.56%) SSL
13 155 (1.33%) VLAN
14 147 (1.26%) BGP
15 136 (1.17%) Skype
16 132 (1.13%) IPsec
16 132 (1.13%) VoIP
17 131 (1.12%) OSPF
18 123 (1.05%) Wireless
19 109 (0.93%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1678 (14.38%) SQL Server
2 1546 (13.25%) NoSQL
3 1528 (13.10%) MySQL
4 1182 (10.13%) MongoDB
5 1079 (9.25%) Big Data
6 716 (6.14%) Hadoop
7 648 (5.55%) PostgreSQL
8 573 (4.91%) Apache Cassandra
9 536 (4.59%) Amazon RDS
10 527 (4.52%) Relational Database
11 494 (4.23%) Redis
12 490 (4.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 309 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
14 281 (2.41%) Amazon Redshift
15 222 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 204 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 168 (1.44%) RDBMS
18 163 (1.40%) Apache Hive
19 159 (1.36%) SQL Server 2014
20 125 (1.07%) HBase
Development Applications
1 2186 (18.74%) Jenkins
2 1984 (17.01%) Git (software)
3 846 (7.25%) JIRA
4 712 (6.10%) TeamCity
5 589 (5.05%) Maven
6 437 (3.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 432 (3.70%) Selenium
8 406 (3.48%) JUnit
9 341 (2.92%) Subversion
10 308 (2.64%) Cucumber
11 289 (2.48%) Vagrant
12 268 (2.30%) Gradle
13 267 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
14 255 (2.19%) Bitbucket
15 254 (2.18%) Octopus Deploy
16 172 (1.47%) gulp
17 158 (1.35%) Visual Studio
18 142 (1.22%) GitLab
19 141 (1.21%) Hudson
20 132 (1.13%) webpack
General
1 2177 (18.66%) Finance
2 736 (6.31%) Marketing
3 632 (5.42%) Retail
4 568 (4.87%) Telecoms
5 537 (4.60%) Banking
6 405 (3.47%) Manufacturing
7 394 (3.38%) Electronics
8 279 (2.39%) Games
9 215 (1.84%) Advertising
10 146 (1.25%) Legal
11 130 (1.11%) Publishing
12 103 (0.88%) Law
13 93 (0.80%) Financial Institution
14 75 (0.64%) Investment Banking
15 55 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
16 42 (0.36%) Back Office
16 42 (0.36%) Billing
17 37 (0.32%) Front Office
18 36 (0.31%) Automotive
19 30 (0.26%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 3640 (31.20%) Developer
2 1783 (15.28%) DevOps Engineer
3 1300 (11.14%) Architect
4 1083 (9.28%) Java Developer
5 960 (8.23%) Senior Developer
6 784 (6.72%) AWS Engineer
7 689 (5.91%) Cloud Engineer
8 676 (5.79%) .NET Developer
9 566 (4.85%) AWS DevOps
10 541 (4.64%) Linux Engineer
11 540 (4.63%) C# Developer
11 540 (4.63%) Software Engineer
12 494 (4.23%) Cloud Architect
13 485 (4.16%) Consultant
14 477 (4.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 448 (3.84%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 442 (3.79%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 380 (3.26%) Administrator
17 380 (3.26%) JavaScript Developer
18 370 (3.17%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2618 (22.44%) Web Services
2 1993 (17.08%) .NET
3 1592 (13.65%) HTML
4 1487 (12.75%) AngularJS
5 1465 (12.56%) CSS
6 1328 (11.38%) Node.js
7 989 (8.48%) REST
8 951 (8.15%) RESTful
9 943 (8.08%) React
10 898 (7.70%) Spring
11 819 (7.02%) ASP.NET
12 761 (6.52%) HTML5
13 625 (5.36%) jQuery
14 622 (5.33%) JSON
15 492 (4.22%) ASP.NET Web API
16 470 (4.03%) XML
17 456 (3.91%) CSS3
18 437 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC
19 434 (3.72%) SOAP
20 407 (3.49%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 969 (8.31%) Computer Science
2 699 (5.99%) Greenfield Project
3 648 (5.55%) Data Centre
4 633 (5.43%) Public Cloud
5 588 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
6 559 (4.79%) Fintech
7 492 (4.22%) User Experience
8 352 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
9 302 (2.59%) Mobile App
10 240 (2.06%) Private Cloud
11 236 (2.02%) Management Information System
12 228 (1.95%) Hybrid Cloud
13 210 (1.80%) Algorithms
14 163 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
15 158 (1.35%) Data Structures
16 142 (1.22%) Clustering
17 128 (1.10%) Replication
18 108 (0.93%) iPad
19 101 (0.87%) Virtual Team
20 87 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4117 (35.29%) Linux
2 2088 (17.90%) Windows
3 897 (7.69%) Unix
4 848 (7.27%) Windows Server
5 471 (4.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 461 (3.95%) CentOS
7 372 (3.19%) Apple iOS
8 364 (3.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 348 (2.98%) Ubuntu
10 345 (2.96%) Android
11 208 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
12 146 (1.25%) Debian
13 105 (0.90%) Mac OS X
14 91 (0.78%) Windows 10
15 80 (0.69%) CoreOS
16 78 (0.67%) Windows 7
17 63 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
18 62 (0.53%) Solaris
19 36 (0.31%) Mac OS
20 32 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4995 (42.82%) Agile Software Development
2 3987 (34.18%) DevOps
3 2034 (17.44%) Continuous Integration
4 2030 (17.40%) TDD
5 1637 (14.03%) Scrum
6 1528 (13.10%) Software Engineering
7 1488 (12.76%) Microservices
8 1216 (10.42%) MVC
9 1104 (9.46%) Configuration Management
10 1038 (8.90%) BDD
11 1003 (8.60%) Open Source
12 966 (8.28%) Test Automation
13 929 (7.96%) Analytics
14 928 (7.95%) E-Commerce
15 886 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
16 880 (7.54%) OO
17 824 (7.06%) Mentoring
18 812 (6.96%) Continuous Delivery
19 772 (6.62%) ITIL
20 762 (6.53%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3706 (31.77%) Java
2 3233 (27.71%) Python
3 2645 (22.67%) JavaScript
4 2425 (20.79%) SQL
5 1848 (15.84%) C#
6 1320 (11.31%) Ruby
7 1157 (9.92%) Bash Shell
8 1010 (8.66%) PowerShell
9 915 (7.84%) PHP
10 725 (6.21%) Perl
11 550 (4.71%) C++
12 518 (4.44%) Go
13 488 (4.18%) Scala
14 373 (3.20%) Shell Script
15 301 (2.58%) T-SQL
16 268 (2.30%) C
17 231 (1.98%) Groovy
18 214 (1.83%) ES6
19 186 (1.59%) R
20 141 (1.21%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1388 (11.90%) Degree
2 563 (4.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 281 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
4 265 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 203 (1.74%) Security Cleared
6 149 (1.28%) CISSP
7 148 (1.27%) MCSE
8 146 (1.25%) SC Cleared
9 142 (1.22%) CCNA
10 141 (1.21%) CCNP
11 132 (1.13%) AWS Certification
12 107 (0.92%) CCIE
13 90 (0.77%) CISM
14 89 (0.76%) MCSA
15 88 (0.75%) PhD
16 85 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 82 (0.70%) Master's Degree
18 68 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
19 31 (0.27%) MCSD
20 29 (0.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 571 (4.89%) QA
2 175 (1.50%) GCP
3 131 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 109 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 105 (0.90%) SLA
6 92 (0.79%) Data Quality
7 60 (0.51%) GDPR
8 49 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 28 (0.24%) ISO 9001
10 27 (0.23%) COBIT
11 17 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 16 (0.14%) PMO
13 12 (0.10%) WAI
14 10 (0.086%) Actionable Recommendations
14 10 (0.086%) Cyber Essentials
15 8 (0.069%) SSAE 16
16 7 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 6 (0.051%) HIPAA
18 5 (0.043%) ISO 22301
19 4 (0.034%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2504 (21.46%) Docker
2 943 (8.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 910 (7.80%) Active Directory
4 487 (4.17%) Hyper-V
5 223 (1.91%) vSphere
6 145 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
7 125 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
8 88 (0.75%) KVM
9 64 (0.55%) XenApp
10 62 (0.53%) Varnish
11 55 (0.47%) Apache Flume
12 50 (0.43%) HDFS
13 48 (0.41%) XenServer
14 47 (0.40%) Xen
15 41 (0.35%) vCloud
16 40 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
16 40 (0.34%) VMware NSX
17 39 (0.33%) iptables
18 38 (0.33%) LXC
19 35 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2294 (19.66%) Puppet
2 2079 (17.82%) Ansible
3 1905 (16.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1038 (8.90%) Kubernetes
5 919 (7.88%) Terraform
6 367 (3.15%) Nagios
7 234 (2.01%) Kibana
8 212 (1.82%) SCCM
9 203 (1.74%) Packer
10 201 (1.72%) Salt
11 163 (1.40%) SCOM
12 159 (1.36%) Mesos
13 148 (1.27%) Grafana
14 122 (1.05%) logstash
15 109 (0.93%) ZABBIX
16 91 (0.78%) HAProxy
17 88 (0.75%) Prometheus
18 75 (0.64%) Consul
19 73 (0.63%) Graphite
20 62 (0.53%) Icinga
Vendors
1 2095 (17.96%) Microsoft
2 1496 (12.82%) VMware
3 1263 (10.83%) Google
4 1010 (8.66%) Oracle
5 638 (5.47%) Red Hat
6 616 (5.28%) Cisco
7 496 (4.25%) SAP
8 377 (3.23%) Citrix
9 258 (2.21%) IBM
10 254 (2.18%) Splunk
11 228 (1.95%) HP
12 199 (1.71%) Tableau
13 188 (1.61%) Atlassian
14 170 (1.46%) New Relic
15 165 (1.41%) Juniper
16 164 (1.41%) SaltStack
17 150 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
18 139 (1.19%) AppDynamics
19 138 (1.18%) Rackspace
20 133 (1.14%) Apple