Period
to 26 November 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for AWS Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 26 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Certification
UK
6 months to
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 452 690 765
Rank change year-on-year +238 +75 +283
Permanent jobs citing AWS Certification 270 399 421
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.38% 1.30% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 194 233 366
Median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% - +18.18%
10th Percentile £37,575 £40,075 £42,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £95,000 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +18.18% +10.00%

AWS Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 11,356 30,630 38,298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.67% 22.56% 23.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8,655 22,647 28,326
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.88%

AWS Certification
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing AWS Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for AWS Certification in the UK

AWS Certification
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing AWS Certification.

Salary trend for AWS Certification in the UK

AWS Certification
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS Certification over the 6 months to 26 November 2020.

Salary histogram for AWS Certification in the UK

AWS Certification
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AWS Certification within the UK over the 6 months to 26 November 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 +221 243 £61,250 -9.26% 58
UK excluding London +248 159 £60,000 -7.69% 46
London +177 107 £78,750 +5.00% 20
North of England +143 60 £60,000 -7.69% 12
North West +128 35 £60,000 - 9
Work from Home +4 31 £55,000 -37.14% 9
Midlands +132 30 £38,750 -53.03% 8
West Midlands +108 21 £65,000 -27.78% 6
Yorkshire +84 20 £60,000 -7.69% 2
South East +141 17 £75,000 +20.00% 6
South West +117 17 £62,500 +50.60% 6
Scotland +81 13 £65,000 - 3
East of England +123 12 £60,000 -31.43% 6
East Midlands +81 9 £36,500 -39.17% 2
Wales +44 6 £47,500 +8.26% 1
North East +24 5 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Northern Ireland - 4 £35,000 - 4

For the 6 months to 26 November 2020, IT jobs citing AWS Certification 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 AWS Certification.

1 257 (95.19%) AWS
2 167 (61.85%) DevOps
3 145 (53.70%) Terraform
4 131 (48.52%) Linux
5 130 (48.15%) Python
6 111 (41.11%) Agile Software Development
7 102 (37.78%) Configuration Management
8 90 (33.33%) Puppet
9 82 (30.37%) Jenkins
10 80 (29.63%) Kubernetes
11 78 (28.89%) Infrastructure as Code
12 76 (28.15%) Docker
13 75 (27.78%) Microservices
14 73 (27.04%) Azure
15 70 (25.93%) Ruby
15 70 (25.93%) AWS CloudFormation
16 67 (24.81%) Go
17 55 (20.37%) Git (software)
17 55 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
18 54 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
19 52 (19.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 50 (18.52%) Infrastructure Automation
21 48 (17.78%) SQL
22 47 (17.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
22 47 (17.41%) GitLab
23 46 (17.04%) GitHub
23 46 (17.04%) Problem-Solving
24 45 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
24 45 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
25 43 (15.93%) Ansible

AWS Certification
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 13 (4.81%) Confluence
2 10 (3.70%) Apache Spark
3 7 (2.59%) Apache
3 7 (2.59%) nginx
4 5 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.11%) Jupyter
6 2 (0.74%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 257 (95.19%) AWS
2 73 (27.04%) Azure
3 70 (25.93%) AWS CloudFormation
4 46 (17.04%) GitHub
5 45 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
6 38 (14.07%) GCP
7 35 (12.96%) Amazon EKS
8 32 (11.85%) IaaS
9 31 (11.48%) Amazon S3
10 28 (10.37%) Serverless
11 27 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
11 27 (10.00%) SaaS
12 20 (7.41%) PaaS
13 18 (6.67%) AWS Lambda
13 18 (6.67%) Route 53
14 17 (6.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 16 (5.93%) Amazon ECS
16 14 (5.19%) Amazon ELB
17 11 (4.07%) AWS CodeDeploy
18 9 (3.33%) AWS CodeBuild
Communications & Networking
1 27 (10.00%) Firewall
2 21 (7.78%) TCP/IP
3 17 (6.30%) DNS
4 15 (5.56%) VPN
5 9 (3.33%) LAN
5 9 (3.33%) WAN
6 8 (2.96%) Network Security
7 7 (2.59%) CTI
7 7 (2.59%) Software-Defined Networking
8 4 (1.48%) Ethernet
8 4 (1.48%) Internet
8 4 (1.48%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.11%) DHCP
9 3 (1.11%) WebEx
10 2 (0.74%) Cisco Wireless
10 2 (0.74%) MVNO
10 2 (0.74%) OpenVPN
10 2 (0.74%) Wireless
10 2 (0.74%) WLAN
11 1 (0.37%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (12.59%) NoSQL
2 25 (9.26%) Amazon RDS
3 24 (8.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 17 (6.30%) MySQL
5 13 (4.81%) SQL Server
6 10 (3.70%) Data Lake
7 9 (3.33%) Big Data
8 8 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.59%) Amazon Redshift
9 7 (2.59%) MongoDB
9 7 (2.59%) RDBMS
9 7 (2.59%) Relational Database
9 7 (2.59%) Snowflake Schema
10 6 (2.22%) CouchDB
10 6 (2.22%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (1.11%) OLAP
13 3 (1.11%) OLTP
13 3 (1.11%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 82 (30.37%) Jenkins
2 55 (20.37%) Git (software)
3 47 (17.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 47 (17.41%) GitLab
4 17 (6.30%) JIRA
5 8 (2.96%) Spinnaker
6 7 (2.59%) Bitbucket
6 7 (2.59%) Metasploit
6 7 (2.59%) WebScarab
7 5 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (1.11%) ERwin
8 3 (1.11%) PowerDesigner
9 2 (0.74%) Gradle
9 2 (0.74%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.74%) PowerBuilder
9 2 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.74%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.37%) Liquibase
10 1 (0.37%) Selenium
General
1 43 (15.93%) Public Sector
2 26 (9.63%) Finance
3 15 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.44%) Banking
5 11 (4.07%) Law
6 4 (1.48%) Korean Language
7 3 (1.11%) Local Government
7 3 (1.11%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.11%) Military
7 3 (1.11%) Retail
8 2 (0.74%) Advertising
8 2 (0.74%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.74%) Marketing
9 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.37%) Front Office
9 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 122 (45.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 78 (28.89%) AWS Engineer
3 55 (20.37%) AWS DevOps
4 54 (20.00%) Architect
5 52 (19.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 39 (14.44%) Platform Engineer
7 30 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
8 22 (8.15%) AWS Architect
9 21 (7.78%) Cloud Architect
10 15 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
11 13 (4.81%) Solutions Architect
12 12 (4.44%) Consultant
12 12 (4.44%) Developer
13 10 (3.70%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 10 (3.70%) Network Engineer
14 9 (3.33%) Cloud Consultant
14 9 (3.33%) Security Consultant
14 9 (3.33%) Senior DevOps
14 9 (3.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 8 (2.96%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (14.81%) Elastic Stack
2 16 (5.93%) Kafka
3 14 (5.19%) Web Services
4 13 (4.81%) Node.js
5 8 (2.96%) HTML
6 7 (2.59%) OAuth
6 7 (2.59%) OAuth2
6 7 (2.59%) OpenID
6 7 (2.59%) React
6 7 (2.59%) SAML
7 6 (2.22%) AngularJS
8 4 (1.48%) CSS
8 4 (1.48%) HTML5
8 4 (1.48%) JSON
8 4 (1.48%) XML
9 3 (1.11%) .NET
9 3 (1.11%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (1.11%) J2EE
9 3 (1.11%) Spark Streaming
9 3 (1.11%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.81%) Public Cloud
2 30 (11.11%) Enterprise Cloud
3 21 (7.78%) Cloud Native
3 21 (7.78%) Hybrid Cloud
4 16 (5.93%) Data Centre
5 13 (4.81%) Private Cloud
6 10 (3.70%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.48%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.11%) PKI
10 3 (1.11%) Reference Data
10 3 (1.11%) Social Media
10 3 (1.11%) User Experience
10 3 (1.11%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.74%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.74%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 131 (48.52%) Linux
2 52 (19.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 37 (13.70%) CentOS
4 34 (12.59%) Windows
5 17 (6.30%) Windows Server
6 12 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (4.44%) Windows Server 2016
7 9 (3.33%) Ubuntu
8 7 (2.59%) Unix
9 4 (1.48%) VMS
9 4 (1.48%) Windows 10
9 4 (1.48%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.74%) DC/OS
11 2 (0.74%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (61.85%) DevOps
2 111 (41.11%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (37.78%) Configuration Management
4 78 (28.89%) Infrastructure as Code
5 75 (27.78%) Microservices
6 55 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
7 54 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
8 50 (18.52%) Infrastructure Automation
9 46 (17.04%) Problem-Solving
10 41 (15.19%) Load Balancing
11 39 (14.44%) Continuous Delivery
11 39 (14.44%) High Availability
12 38 (14.07%) IT Strategy
12 38 (14.07%) Open Source
13 36 (13.33%) E-Procurement
13 36 (13.33%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
14 35 (12.96%) Migration
15 32 (11.85%) Software Engineering
16 24 (8.89%) Cybersecurity
17 23 (8.52%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 130 (48.15%) Python
2 70 (25.93%) Ruby
3 67 (24.81%) Go
4 48 (17.78%) SQL
5 27 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 23 (8.52%) Bash Shell
6 23 (8.52%) Java
7 12 (4.44%) JavaScript
8 8 (2.96%) Shell Script
8 8 (2.96%) T-SQL
9 7 (2.59%) TypeScript
10 5 (1.85%) C++
10 5 (1.85%) Perl
10 5 (1.85%) PHP
10 5 (1.85%) Scala
11 4 (1.48%) C#
12 3 (1.11%) Erlang
12 3 (1.11%) Groovy
13 2 (0.74%) ES6
13 2 (0.74%) Korn
Qualifications
1 36 (13.33%) Degree
2 24 (8.89%) Security Cleared
3 22 (8.15%) SC Cleared
4 18 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (5.56%) MCSE
6 14 (5.19%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (4.44%) CCNA
8 9 (3.33%) CCNP
9 8 (2.96%) MCITP
9 8 (2.96%) MCTS
10 5 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.48%) DV Cleared
11 4 (1.48%) TOGAF Certification
12 3 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (1.11%) Master's Degree
13 2 (0.74%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 2 (0.74%) MCP
13 2 (0.74%) RHCE
14 1 (0.37%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (4.44%) SLA
3 7 (2.59%) QA
4 3 (1.11%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.11%) NIST
5 2 (0.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 76 (28.15%) Docker
2 18 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 11 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.22%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.11%) HDFS
6 2 (0.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.37%) Firmware
7 1 (0.37%) KVM
7 1 (0.37%) Lustre
7 1 (0.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 145 (53.70%) Terraform
2 90 (33.33%) Puppet
3 80 (29.63%) Kubernetes
4 45 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
5 43 (15.93%) Ansible
6 38 (14.07%) Prometheus
7 36 (13.33%) Grafana
7 36 (13.33%) Graphite
8 7 (2.59%) Core Impact
8 7 (2.59%) Nessus
8 7 (2.59%) Nexpose
9 5 (1.85%) Packer
10 3 (1.11%) Consul
10 3 (1.11%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.74%) Graylog
11 2 (0.74%) Marathon
11 2 (0.74%) Mesos
11 2 (0.74%) Salt
11 2 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.74%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 34 (12.59%) Google
1 34 (12.59%) Microsoft
2 29 (10.74%) SaltStack
3 28 (10.37%) VMware
4 23 (8.52%) Oracle
5 14 (5.19%) Cisco
6 13 (4.81%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.59%) Atlassian
8 6 (2.22%) Rackspace
9 5 (1.85%) Alibaba
10 3 (1.11%) Cloudera
10 3 (1.11%) Siemens
11 2 (0.74%) Citrix
11 2 (0.74%) Meraki
11 2 (0.74%) Okta
11 2 (0.74%) Sparx
12 1 (0.37%) Databricks
12 1 (0.37%) RightScale
12 1 (0.37%) Samsung
12 1 (0.37%) Twitter