Period
to 31 October 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 31 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon GuardDuty
UK
6 months to
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 647 1058 1176
Rank change year-on-year +411 +118 -
Permanent jobs citing Amazon GuardDuty 40 10 1
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.080% 0.007% 0.001%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.20% 0.023% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 40 8 1
Median annual salary £80,000 £67,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.52% +68.75% -
10th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £92,950 £100,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £70,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -39.29% +75.00% -

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 20,126 43,717 40,961
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.47% 31.98% 24.95%
Number of salaries quoted 16,962 35,700 33,010
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £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 31 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Amazon GuardDuty in the UK

Amazon GuardDuty
Top 4 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 31 October 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 +403 40 £80,000 +18.52% 12
London +292 34 £82,500 +26.92% 4
UK excluding London +311 1 £42,500 -39.29% 8
South East - 1 £42,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 40 (100.00%) AWS
2 37 (92.50%) DevOps
3 29 (72.50%) Security Architecture
4 26 (65.00%) Cybersecurity
5 24 (60.00%) Cloud Native
6 18 (45.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 17 (42.50%) AWS CloudTrail
8 16 (40.00%) Data Lake
8 16 (40.00%) Serverless
8 16 (40.00%) Kubernetes
8 16 (40.00%) Apache Spark
8 16 (40.00%) Kafka
8 16 (40.00%) Scala
8 16 (40.00%) Data Protection
9 15 (37.50%) SIEM
10 14 (35.00%) CISSP
10 14 (35.00%) Firewall
10 14 (35.00%) Security Monitoring
11 13 (32.50%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (32.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 13 (32.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 13 (32.50%) Secure Coding
11 13 (32.50%) Oracle
11 13 (32.50%) Configuration Management
11 13 (32.50%) Python
11 13 (32.50%) Penetration Testing
11 13 (32.50%) Retail
11 13 (32.50%) React
11 13 (32.50%) Mobile App
11 13 (32.50%) OWASP

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 16 (40.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 40 (100.00%) AWS
2 18 (45.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 17 (42.50%) AWS CloudTrail
4 16 (40.00%) Serverless
5 13 (32.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (5.00%) Azure
7 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (2.50%) CloudFront
7 1 (2.50%) Office 365
7 1 (2.50%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.00%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) DNS
2 1 (2.50%) Network Security
2 1 (2.50%) SSH
2 1 (2.50%) SSL
2 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (40.00%) Data Lake
2 4 (10.00%) Big Data
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (10.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 13 (32.50%) Retail
2 12 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (70.00%) Security Engineer
2 19 (47.50%) AWS Engineer
3 15 (37.50%) Cloud Engineer
4 8 (20.00%) AWS Specialist
4 8 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 8 (20.00%) Security Specialist
5 6 (15.00%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Cyber Defence Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) DevSecOps Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (40.00%) Kafka
2 13 (32.50%) React
Miscellaneous
1 24 (60.00%) Cloud Native
2 13 (32.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.50%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (2.50%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.50%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (92.50%) DevOps
2 29 (72.50%) Security Architecture
3 26 (65.00%) Cybersecurity
4 16 (40.00%) Data Protection
5 15 (37.50%) SIEM
6 14 (35.00%) Security Monitoring
7 13 (32.50%) Configuration Management
7 13 (32.50%) OWASP
7 13 (32.50%) Penetration Testing
7 13 (32.50%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (32.50%) Secure Coding
7 13 (32.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (10.00%) Analytics
9 2 (5.00%) Cyber Intelligence
9 2 (5.00%) Security Operations
10 1 (2.50%) Cyber Resilience
10 1 (2.50%) Matrix Organization
10 1 (2.50%) Predictive Analysis
10 1 (2.50%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) Scala
2 13 (32.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) CISSP
2 4 (10.00%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.50%) GCIH
3 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 16 (40.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Oracle
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco
3 1 (2.50%) Fortinet
3 1 (2.50%) McAfee
3 1 (2.50%) Palo Alto
3 1 (2.50%) Qualys
3 1 (2.50%) Rapid7
3 1 (2.50%) Sophos
3 1 (2.50%) Splunk
3 1 (2.50%) Symantec