Period
to 8 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Amazon GuardDuty skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon GuardDuty over the 6 months to 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon GuardDuty
UK
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 719 1104 -
Rank change year-on-year +385 - -
Permanent jobs citing Amazon GuardDuty 57 7 0
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.088% 0.005% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.24% 0.016% -
Number of salaries quoted 44 3 0
Median annual salary £85,000 £55,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +54.55% - -
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 - -

Amazon GuardDuty 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 23,978 43,402 41,288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 36.88% 30.40% 24.17%
Number of salaries quoted 19,593 35,288 33,487
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Amazon GuardDuty
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Amazon GuardDuty as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon GuardDuty in the UK

Amazon GuardDuty
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Amazon GuardDuty.

Salary trend for Amazon GuardDuty in the UK

Amazon GuardDuty
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Amazon GuardDuty over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Amazon GuardDuty in the UK

Amazon GuardDuty
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon GuardDuty within the UK over the 6 months to 8 August 2020. 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 +365 54 £85,000 +54.55% 3
London +255 50 £85,000 +54.55% 3
UK excluding London - 7 £60,000 - 1
Scotland - 3 £60,000 - 1
South East - 3 £60,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, IT jobs citing Amazon GuardDuty 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 with a requirement for Amazon GuardDuty.

1 57 (100.00%) AWS
2 51 (89.47%) DevOps
3 36 (63.16%) Cloud Native
4 32 (56.14%) Serverless
5 30 (52.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 25 (43.86%) AWS CloudTrail
7 22 (38.60%) Cybersecurity
8 21 (36.84%) Scala
9 19 (33.33%) Data Protection
9 19 (33.33%) Security Architecture
9 19 (33.33%) Kafka
9 19 (33.33%) Apache Spark
9 19 (33.33%) Kubernetes
9 19 (33.33%) Data Lake
10 17 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (22.81%) Finance
11 13 (22.81%) AWS Certification
11 13 (22.81%) AWS CloudFormation
11 13 (22.81%) Amazon S3
11 13 (22.81%) AWS Lambda
12 12 (21.05%) Amazon EC2
13 11 (19.30%) SaaS
13 11 (19.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 10 (17.54%) Intrusion Detection
14 10 (17.54%) CISSP
15 9 (15.79%) JIRA
15 9 (15.79%) Analytics
15 9 (15.79%) Big Data
15 9 (15.79%) Confluence
16 8 (14.04%) Computer Science

Amazon GuardDuty
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 19 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 9 (15.79%) Confluence
3 4 (7.02%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 57 (100.00%) AWS
2 32 (56.14%) Serverless
3 30 (52.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 25 (43.86%) AWS CloudTrail
5 13 (22.81%) Amazon S3
5 13 (22.81%) AWS CloudFormation
5 13 (22.81%) AWS Lambda
6 12 (21.05%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (19.30%) SaaS
7 11 (19.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (7.02%) Amazon ECS
8 4 (7.02%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (7.02%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (7.02%) Azure
9 3 (5.26%) Office 365
10 2 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (1.75%) CloudFront
11 1 (1.75%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.54%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (8.77%) Internet
3 4 (7.02%) HTTP
4 3 (5.26%) Firewall
4 3 (5.26%) Network Security
4 3 (5.26%) SSH
4 3 (5.26%) SSL
4 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.26%) VPN
5 1 (1.75%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (33.33%) Data Lake
2 9 (15.79%) Big Data
3 2 (3.51%) Amazon Athena
3 2 (3.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (3.51%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 9 (15.79%) JIRA
2 7 (12.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (12.28%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (12.28%) TeamCity
3 4 (7.02%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (22.81%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Marketing
3 2 (3.51%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (47.37%) AWS Engineer
2 25 (43.86%) Cloud Engineer
3 22 (38.60%) Security Engineer
4 11 (19.30%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (15.79%) AWS Specialist
5 9 (15.79%) Security Specialist
6 6 (10.53%) Senior Security Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Architect
8 4 (7.02%) Technical Architect
9 3 (5.26%) Analyst
10 2 (3.51%) Cyber Intelligence Analyst
10 2 (3.51%) Delivery Manager
10 2 (3.51%) Java Architect
10 2 (3.51%) Java Technical Architect
11 1 (1.75%) Analytics Manager
11 1 (1.75%) Cyber Defence Analyst
11 1 (1.75%) Data Manager
11 1 (1.75%) Senior Technical Architect
11 1 (1.75%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (33.33%) Kafka
2 4 (7.02%) REST
2 4 (7.02%) SOAP
2 4 (7.02%) XML
3 2 (3.51%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 36 (63.16%) Cloud Native
2 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.28%) Public Cloud
3 3 (5.26%) Cyber Defence
3 3 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.51%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.02%) Linux
1 4 (7.02%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (89.47%) DevOps
2 22 (38.60%) Cybersecurity
3 19 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 19 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 17 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (15.79%) Analytics
6 8 (14.04%) Computer Science
7 7 (12.28%) DevSecOps
7 7 (12.28%) Identity Management
7 7 (12.28%) Information Security
7 7 (12.28%) Security Operations
7 7 (12.28%) Server Management
7 7 (12.28%) Storage Management
7 7 (12.28%) Task Automation
8 6 (10.53%) Data Modelling
9 4 (7.02%) EAI
9 4 (7.02%) E-Commerce
9 4 (7.02%) Scrum
9 4 (7.02%) SOA
9 4 (7.02%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.84%) Scala
2 6 (10.53%) Java
3 2 (3.51%) Python
3 2 (3.51%) SQL
4 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (22.81%) AWS Certification
2 10 (17.54%) CISSP
3 8 (14.04%) Degree
4 7 (12.28%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 7 (12.28%) CCSP
4 7 (12.28%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared
5 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
6 3 (5.26%) DV Cleared
6 3 (5.26%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) NCSC
1 7 (12.28%) SLA
2 4 (7.02%) Government Security Classifications
3 3 (5.26%) NIST
4 2 (3.51%) GDPR
4 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 4 (7.02%) Ansible
2 4 (7.02%) Terraform
2 4 (7.02%) ZABBIX
3 3 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (5.26%) Nessus
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
1 4 (7.02%) Red Hat
2 3 (5.26%) Cisco
2 3 (5.26%) Fortinet
2 3 (5.26%) McAfee
2 3 (5.26%) Palo Alto
2 3 (5.26%) Rapid7
2 3 (5.26%) Sophos
2 3 (5.26%) Splunk
2 3 (5.26%) Symantec
3 1 (1.75%) Centrify
3 1 (1.75%) ForeScout
3 1 (1.75%) Qualys