Period
to 9 July 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 9 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Certification
UK
6 months to
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 560 703 764
Rank change year-on-year +143 +61 +326
Permanent jobs citing AWS Certification 295 454 471
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.31% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.74% 1.27% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 200 320 421
Median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £60,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +15.70% +5.22%
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,400 £38,750
90th Percentile £98,250 £102,625 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -4.35%

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 16,906 35,732 42,185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.70% 24.28% 23.75%
Number of salaries quoted 12,335 25,866 31,531
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,536 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%

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 9 July 2020.

Salary histogram for AWS Certification in the UK

AWS Certification
Top 16 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 9 July 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 +130 278 £65,000 -7.14% 39
London +113 163 £72,500 -3.33% 18
UK excluding London +183 131 £60,000 - 36
North of England +116 43 £62,500 +4.17% 10
Midlands +114 37 £60,000 -2.04% 5
North West +91 24 £65,000 +8.33% 8
East Midlands +82 20 £57,500 -25.81%
Work from Home +43 18 £56,250 -34.78% 7
Yorkshire +102 17 £60,000 - 1
West Midlands +101 17 £60,000 +17.07% 5
South West +106 16 £60,000 -20.00% 2
South East +76 15 £60,000 -10.45% 3
East of England +104 10 £67,500 -22.86% 1
Scotland +78 7 £60,000 +14.29% 11
Wales +26 7 £42,500 -17.07% 2
North East +19 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 9 July 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.

1 282 (95.59%) AWS
2 181 (61.36%) DevOps
3 128 (43.39%) Python
3 128 (43.39%) Agile Software Development
4 120 (40.68%) Terraform
5 90 (30.51%) Degree
6 80 (27.12%) Azure
7 76 (25.76%) Linux
7 76 (25.76%) Finance
8 74 (25.08%) Jenkins
8 74 (25.08%) Serverless
9 66 (22.37%) AWS CloudFormation
9 66 (22.37%) Java
10 64 (21.69%) Ansible
11 62 (21.02%) Puppet
12 60 (20.34%) Microservices
12 60 (20.34%) Infrastructure as Code
13 59 (20.00%) Kubernetes
14 57 (19.32%) Computer Science
15 55 (18.64%) SaaS
16 54 (18.31%) Docker
17 52 (17.63%) Migration
17 52 (17.63%) Infrastructure Automation
18 49 (16.61%) Continuous Integration
19 47 (15.93%) Problem-Solving
20 46 (15.59%) Amazon S3
21 45 (15.25%) Public Cloud
22 43 (14.58%) PaaS
23 42 (14.24%) Configuration Management
24 41 (13.90%) Stakeholder Management

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 18 (6.10%) Apache Spark
2 9 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (2.71%) Confluence
4 6 (2.03%) Apache
5 4 (1.36%) Jupyter
5 4 (1.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.02%) Anypoint
6 3 (1.02%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.68%) CMS
7 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.68%) Kentico
7 2 (0.68%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.68%) nginx
7 2 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.68%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.34%) IIS
8 1 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.34%) Site Server
Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 282 (95.59%) AWS
2 80 (27.12%) Azure
3 74 (25.08%) Serverless
4 66 (22.37%) AWS CloudFormation
5 55 (18.64%) SaaS
6 46 (15.59%) Amazon S3
7 43 (14.58%) PaaS
8 37 (12.54%) IaaS
9 34 (11.53%) GCP
10 32 (10.85%) Amazon EC2
11 31 (10.51%) AWS Lambda
12 28 (9.49%) Cloud Computing
13 25 (8.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 25 (8.47%) GitHub
14 20 (6.78%) Amazon ECS
15 16 (5.42%) Route 53
15 16 (5.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 13 (4.41%) Amazon GuardDuty
17 12 (4.07%) CloudFront
17 12 (4.07%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.14%) Firewall
2 18 (6.10%) DNS
3 13 (4.41%) TCP/IP
4 12 (4.07%) Intrusion Detection
5 11 (3.73%) VPN
6 7 (2.37%) LAN
6 7 (2.37%) WAN
7 6 (2.03%) Network Security
8 5 (1.69%) WebEx
9 3 (1.02%) Internet
10 2 (0.68%) CTI
10 2 (0.68%) MQTT
10 2 (0.68%) NAS
10 2 (0.68%) Software-Defined Networking
10 2 (0.68%) VoIP
11 1 (0.34%) BGP
11 1 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.34%) DHCP
11 1 (0.34%) DSL
11 1 (0.34%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (13.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 31 (10.51%) NoSQL
3 28 (9.49%) SQL Server
4 26 (8.81%) Relational Database
5 24 (8.14%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (7.12%) RDBMS
7 20 (6.78%) MongoDB
8 18 (6.10%) Snowflake Schema
9 17 (5.76%) Apache Cassandra
9 17 (5.76%) Big Data
9 17 (5.76%) CouchDB
10 15 (5.08%) OLAP
10 15 (5.08%) OLTP
10 15 (5.08%) Oracle OLAP
11 12 (4.07%) Amazon Athena
11 12 (4.07%) Amazon RDS
12 10 (3.39%) Data Lake
13 9 (3.05%) Hadoop
13 9 (3.05%) MySQL
14 8 (2.71%) HBase
Development Applications
1 74 (25.08%) Jenkins
2 36 (12.20%) Git (software)
3 29 (9.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 26 (8.81%) GitLab
5 19 (6.44%) Octopus Deploy
6 15 (5.08%) ERwin
6 15 (5.08%) PowerDesigner
7 13 (4.41%) JIRA
8 6 (2.03%) Selenium
8 6 (2.03%) Vagrant
9 5 (1.69%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.36%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.36%) Spinnaker
11 3 (1.02%) Bitbucket
11 3 (1.02%) Mocha
12 2 (0.68%) Gradle
12 2 (0.68%) Metasploit
12 2 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (0.68%) WebScarab
13 1 (0.34%) Travis CI
General
1 76 (25.76%) Finance
2 24 (8.14%) Public Sector
3 18 (6.10%) Games
4 17 (5.76%) Banking
5 13 (4.41%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.37%) Advertising
7 6 (2.03%) Publishing
8 5 (1.69%) Law
9 4 (1.36%) Retail
10 2 (0.68%) German Language
10 2 (0.68%) Local Government
10 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.68%) Police
11 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 99 (33.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 66 (22.37%) Architect
3 62 (21.02%) AWS Engineer
4 39 (13.22%) Cloud Engineer
5 33 (11.19%) AWS DevOps
6 30 (10.17%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 28 (9.49%) Developer
8 22 (7.46%) Platform Engineer
9 20 (6.78%) AWS Architect
9 20 (6.78%) Cloud Architect
10 18 (6.10%) Data Architect
10 18 (6.10%) Solutions Architect
11 16 (5.42%) Security Engineer
12 13 (4.41%) Consultant
12 13 (4.41%) Senior Developer
13 12 (4.07%) Deployment Engineer
14 10 (3.39%) Java Developer
14 10 (3.39%) Senior Architect
14 10 (3.39%) Senior Java Developer
15 9 (3.05%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (10.85%) Kafka
2 29 (9.83%) Elastic Stack
2 29 (9.83%) Web Services
3 26 (8.81%) Node.js
4 24 (8.14%) HTML
5 19 (6.44%) FIX Protocol
6 18 (6.10%) JSON
7 16 (5.42%) XML
8 15 (5.08%) CSS
9 12 (4.07%) .NET
10 10 (3.39%) J2EE
11 8 (2.71%) HTML5
11 8 (2.71%) Middleware
12 7 (2.37%) AngularJS
13 4 (1.36%) Laravel
13 4 (1.36%) Spring
14 3 (1.02%) Chai
14 3 (1.02%) CSS3
14 3 (1.02%) jQuery
14 3 (1.02%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 45 (15.25%) Public Cloud
2 41 (13.90%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (12.54%) Cloud Native
4 21 (7.12%) Management Information System
5 18 (6.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 15 (5.08%) Reference Data
7 13 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (4.41%) Hybrid Cloud
7 13 (4.41%) Private Cloud
7 13 (4.41%) Virtual Team
8 10 (3.39%) User Experience
9 9 (3.05%) Data Centre
10 8 (2.71%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (1.36%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (1.36%) Mobile App
12 3 (1.02%) Enterprise Cloud
12 3 (1.02%) Over-the-Top Content
12 3 (1.02%) Security Operations Centre
13 2 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 2 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 76 (25.76%) Linux
2 29 (9.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (8.47%) Windows
4 19 (6.44%) CentOS
5 16 (5.42%) VMS
6 13 (4.41%) Windows Server
7 10 (3.39%) Unix
8 7 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (2.37%) Windows Server 2016
9 5 (1.69%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.02%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.68%) DC/OS
11 2 (0.68%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.34%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (61.36%) DevOps
2 128 (43.39%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (20.34%) Infrastructure as Code
3 60 (20.34%) Microservices
4 57 (19.32%) Computer Science
5 52 (17.63%) Infrastructure Automation
5 52 (17.63%) Migration
6 49 (16.61%) Continuous Integration
7 47 (15.93%) Problem-Solving
8 42 (14.24%) Configuration Management
9 41 (13.90%) Analytics
9 41 (13.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 40 (13.56%) Software Engineering
11 39 (13.22%) Deployment Automation
12 35 (11.86%) Fintech
13 31 (10.51%) Security Architecture
14 30 (10.17%) High Availability
14 30 (10.17%) Open Source
15 29 (9.83%) Artificial Intelligence
16 26 (8.81%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 128 (43.39%) Python
2 66 (22.37%) Java
3 36 (12.20%) JavaScript
4 32 (10.85%) PowerShell
5 27 (9.15%) Go
6 26 (8.81%) Ruby
7 25 (8.47%) SQL
8 23 (7.80%) Shell Script
9 20 (6.78%) Bash Shell
10 13 (4.41%) Scala
11 9 (3.05%) C++
12 8 (2.71%) C#
13 7 (2.37%) T-SQL
14 6 (2.03%) PHP
15 5 (1.69%) C
15 5 (1.69%) Perl
16 3 (1.02%) Rust
16 3 (1.02%) TypeScript
17 2 (0.68%) Groovy
17 2 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 90 (30.51%) Degree
2 30 (10.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (6.78%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (5.08%) CISSP
4 15 (5.08%) Master's Degree
4 15 (5.08%) MCSE
5 13 (4.41%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 11 (3.73%) Security Cleared
7 10 (3.39%) SC Cleared
8 9 (3.05%) CCSP
9 8 (2.71%) CCNA
10 7 (2.37%) MCITP
10 7 (2.37%) MCTS
11 5 (1.69%) CCNP
12 4 (1.36%) CISA
12 4 (1.36%) CISM
13 3 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.02%) MCSD
14 2 (0.68%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (9.49%) SLA
2 27 (9.15%) QA
3 15 (5.08%) Data Quality
4 8 (2.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (2.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 54 (18.31%) Docker
2 17 (5.76%) Active Directory
3 15 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (4.75%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.03%) HDFS
6 2 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 120 (40.68%) Terraform
2 64 (21.69%) Ansible
3 62 (21.02%) Puppet
4 59 (20.00%) Kubernetes
5 40 (13.56%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (8.14%) Grafana
6 24 (8.14%) Prometheus
7 18 (6.10%) Graphite
8 7 (2.37%) Kibana
8 7 (2.37%) logstash
9 4 (1.36%) Packer
10 3 (1.02%) WSUS
11 2 (0.68%) Core Impact
11 2 (0.68%) Marathon
11 2 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.68%) Mesos
11 2 (0.68%) Nessus
11 2 (0.68%) Nexpose
11 2 (0.68%) Rancher
12 1 (0.34%) yum
Vendors
1 38 (12.88%) Microsoft
2 31 (10.51%) Google
3 30 (10.17%) Oracle
4 18 (6.10%) VMware
5 10 (3.39%) PagerDuty
5 10 (3.39%) Splunk
6 5 (1.69%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.69%) Tableau
7 4 (1.36%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.36%) CheckPoint
7 4 (1.36%) Cisco
8 3 (1.02%) MuleSoft
8 3 (1.02%) Sybase
9 2 (0.68%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.68%) Capita
9 2 (0.68%) McAfee
9 2 (0.68%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.68%) New Relic
9 2 (0.68%) SAP
9 2 (0.68%) Sitecore