Period
to 21 February 2018

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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Certification
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 906 1036 1207
Rank change year-on-year +130 +171 +51
Permanent jobs citing AWS Certification 282 151 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.086% 0.034%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.68% 0.34% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 225 115 67
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% -3.85% +44.44%
10th Percentile £37,500 £49,000 £49,500
90th Percentile £88,450 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% +13.64% +22.22%

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 41,729 44,688 57,653
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.67% 25.41% 27.68%
Number of salaries quoted 32,367 35,383 45,949
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

AWS Certification
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS Certification in the UK

AWS Certification
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing AWS Certification.

Salary trend for AWS Certification in the UK

AWS Certification
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Certification over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for AWS Certification in the UK

AWS Certification
Top 13 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 21 February 2018. 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 +110 249 £62,500 - 42
London +114 175 £72,500 +3.57% 18
UK excluding London +33 103 £50,000 -20.00% 26
South East +26 39 £70,000 +12.00% 6
North of England +16 30 £45,000 -21.74% 14
Scotland -14 28 £45,000 - 1
North West +13 22 £60,000 +4.35% 6
Yorkshire +5 4 £57,500 - 8
East of England -17 4 £75,000 +15.38% 2
North East -23 4 £37,000 +5.71%
East Midlands -1 1 £47,500 -13.64%
Midlands -13 1 £47,500 -24.00%
Wales - 1 £42,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, 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.

1 268 (95.04%) Amazon AWS
2 198 (70.21%) DevOps
3 139 (49.29%) Python
4 138 (48.94%) Linux
5 104 (36.88%) Ansible
6 95 (33.69%) Agile Software Development
7 86 (30.50%) Windows
8 84 (29.79%) Microsoft Azure
9 77 (27.30%) Docker
10 76 (26.95%) Bash Shell
11 72 (25.53%) Puppet
12 71 (25.18%) Opscode Chef
13 68 (24.11%) Jenkins
14 57 (20.21%) SaaS
15 56 (19.86%) Google Cloud Platform
16 55 (19.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 51 (18.09%) Configuration Management
17 51 (18.09%) Java
17 51 (18.09%) Migration
18 50 (17.73%) Terraform
19 48 (17.02%) JavaScript
19 48 (17.02%) Perl
20 47 (16.67%) GCP
21 44 (15.60%) AWS CloudFormation
21 44 (15.60%) CentOS
22 41 (14.54%) Red Hat
23 37 (13.12%) PowerShell
23 37 (13.12%) PaaS
24 36 (12.77%) Amazon EC2
24 36 (12.77%) IaaS

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 24 (8.51%) Apache
2 21 (7.45%) nginx
2 21 (7.45%) Tomcat
3 10 (3.55%) Confluence
3 10 (3.55%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (3.19%) OpenStack
5 7 (2.48%) Apache Spark
5 7 (2.48%) IIS
6 3 (1.06%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.35%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.35%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.35%) JBoss
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.35%) WildFly
8 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 268 (95.04%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (29.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 57 (20.21%) SaaS
4 56 (19.86%) Google Cloud Platform
5 44 (15.60%) AWS CloudFormation
6 37 (13.12%) PaaS
7 36 (12.77%) Amazon EC2
7 36 (12.77%) IaaS
8 26 (9.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 25 (8.87%) Serverless
10 24 (8.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 23 (8.16%) Amazon SQS
12 22 (7.80%) Amazon S3
13 20 (7.09%) Amazon Kinesis
13 20 (7.09%) AWS Lambda
14 17 (6.03%) AWS CloudTrail
14 17 (6.03%) Route 53
15 15 (5.32%) Amazon ELB
15 15 (5.32%) Office 365
16 14 (4.96%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.80%) VPN
2 11 (3.90%) DNS
3 9 (3.19%) Firewall
4 8 (2.84%) DHCP
5 6 (2.13%) Network Security
5 6 (2.13%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.42%) LAN
6 4 (1.42%) SSL
6 4 (1.42%) WAN
7 3 (1.06%) HTTP
7 3 (1.06%) SMS
8 2 (0.71%) BGP
8 2 (0.71%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.71%) DMZ
8 2 (0.71%) FTP
8 2 (0.71%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.71%) SAN
8 2 (0.71%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.71%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (12.06%) MySQL
2 25 (8.87%) Amazon RDS
3 16 (5.67%) MongoDB
4 15 (5.32%) Big Data
5 14 (4.96%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (4.61%) Data Lake
6 13 (4.61%) Hadoop
7 12 (4.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 10 (3.55%) SQL Server
9 7 (2.48%) Redis
10 6 (2.13%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.06%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2016
13 1 (0.35%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 68 (24.11%) Jenkins
2 35 (12.41%) Git (software)
3 17 (6.03%) TeamCity
4 15 (5.32%) JIRA
5 11 (3.90%) GitLab
6 9 (3.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (2.48%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (1.42%) CircleCI
8 4 (1.42%) Maven
9 3 (1.06%) PHPUnit
9 3 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (1.06%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.71%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.71%) Subversion
10 2 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.35%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.35%) jMock
11 1 (0.35%) JUnit
11 1 (0.35%) Mockito
General
1 33 (11.70%) Finance
2 19 (6.74%) Banking
3 5 (1.77%) Games
4 4 (1.42%) Advertising
4 4 (1.42%) Automotive
4 4 (1.42%) Law
5 3 (1.06%) Marketing
6 2 (0.71%) Digital Economy
6 2 (0.71%) Front Office
6 2 (0.71%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.35%) Back Office
7 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 102 (36.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 96 (34.04%) AWS Engineer
3 77 (27.30%) AWS DevOps
4 75 (26.60%) Architect
5 69 (24.47%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 61 (21.63%) AWS Architect
6 61 (21.63%) Consultant
7 47 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
8 36 (12.77%) Solutions Architect
9 33 (11.70%) AWS Solutions Architect
10 30 (10.64%) Technical Consultant
11 25 (8.87%) AWS Consultant
12 20 (7.09%) Cloud Architect
13 19 (6.74%) Principal Consultant
13 19 (6.74%) Solutions Consultant
14 18 (6.38%) Principal Architect
14 18 (6.38%) Principal Solutions Architect
15 17 (6.03%) Linux Engineer
16 16 (5.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 16 (5.67%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (9.57%) Web Services
2 21 (7.45%) LAMP
3 17 (6.03%) LEMP Stack
4 14 (4.96%) Node.js
5 11 (3.90%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (2.48%) CSS
6 7 (2.48%) HTML
7 6 (2.13%) Django
7 6 (2.13%) Flask
7 6 (2.13%) Kafka
7 6 (2.13%) REST
8 5 (1.77%) AngularJS
8 5 (1.77%) Elastic Stack
8 5 (1.77%) HTML5
8 5 (1.77%) Laravel
9 4 (1.42%) CherryPy
9 4 (1.42%) React
9 4 (1.42%) RESTful
9 4 (1.42%) Spring
10 3 (1.06%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.41%) Public Cloud
2 23 (8.16%) Computer Science
3 20 (7.09%) Data Centre
4 16 (5.67%) Fintech
5 10 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (3.19%) Cloud Native
7 8 (2.84%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (2.13%) Social Media
9 5 (1.77%) PKI
10 2 (0.71%) Clustering
10 2 (0.71%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.35%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.35%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.35%) User Experience
11 1 (0.35%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 138 (48.94%) Linux
2 86 (30.50%) Windows
3 55 (19.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 44 (15.60%) CentOS
5 33 (11.70%) Unix
6 17 (6.03%) Amazon Linux
7 10 (3.55%) Windows Server
8 9 (3.19%) Ubuntu
9 7 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.06%) Android
10 3 (1.06%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.71%) Kali Linux
11 2 (0.71%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.71%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.35%) Debian
12 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (70.21%) DevOps
2 95 (33.69%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (18.09%) Configuration Management
3 51 (18.09%) Migration
4 26 (9.22%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (8.87%) Open Source
6 24 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
7 22 (7.80%) High Availability
8 20 (7.09%) E-Commerce
9 19 (6.74%) Auto-Scaling
9 19 (6.74%) Microservices
10 18 (6.38%) Target Operating Model
11 17 (6.03%) Capacity Planning
11 17 (6.03%) Demand Forecasting
11 17 (6.03%) Load Balancing
11 17 (6.03%) Performance Analysis
11 17 (6.03%) Planning and Forecasting
12 16 (5.67%) Continuous Delivery
12 16 (5.67%) Project Management
12 16 (5.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 139 (49.29%) Python
2 76 (26.95%) Bash Shell
3 51 (18.09%) Java
4 48 (17.02%) JavaScript
4 48 (17.02%) Perl
5 37 (13.12%) PowerShell
6 27 (9.57%) Ruby
7 18 (6.38%) SQL
8 12 (4.26%) C#
9 9 (3.19%) PHP
10 8 (2.84%) Shell Script
11 7 (2.48%) C++
11 7 (2.48%) Scala
12 3 (1.06%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.71%) Bourne shell
13 2 (0.71%) Groovy
13 2 (0.71%) Korn
13 2 (0.71%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.71%) VBScript
14 1 (0.35%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 27 (9.57%) Degree
2 18 (6.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (4.96%) MCSE
3 14 (4.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (4.61%) Master's Degree
5 10 (3.55%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (3.55%) MCSA
6 9 (3.19%) Security Cleared
7 8 (2.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (2.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 6 (2.13%) CISSP
9 3 (1.06%) CCNP
10 2 (0.71%) CCNA
10 2 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.71%) MCP
10 2 (0.71%) RHCE
11 1 (0.35%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.35%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.35%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.35%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (16.67%) GCP
2 11 (3.90%) QA
3 2 (0.71%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.35%) COBIT
System Software
1 77 (27.30%) Docker
2 26 (9.22%) Active Directory
3 15 (5.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.77%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.77%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.35%) LXC
5 1 (0.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 104 (36.88%) Ansible
2 72 (25.53%) Puppet
3 71 (25.18%) Opscode Chef
4 50 (17.73%) Terraform
5 15 (5.32%) Kubernetes
6 7 (2.48%) Kibana
6 7 (2.48%) logstash
6 7 (2.48%) Packer
7 5 (1.77%) HAProxy
7 5 (1.77%) Nagios
7 5 (1.77%) Salt
8 4 (1.42%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.71%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.71%) Nessus
9 2 (0.71%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.71%) Nmap
9 2 (0.71%) Rancher
9 2 (0.71%) Rundeck
9 2 (0.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (14.54%) Red Hat
2 29 (10.28%) Google
3 18 (6.38%) ServiceNow
4 17 (6.03%) hybris
5 16 (5.67%) Microsoft
5 16 (5.67%) VMware
6 11 (3.90%) New Relic
7 9 (3.19%) Oracle
8 8 (2.84%) Cisco
9 6 (2.13%) Atlassian
9 6 (2.13%) IBM
9 6 (2.13%) Splunk
10 5 (1.77%) SaltStack
11 4 (1.42%) Citrix
11 4 (1.42%) EMC
11 4 (1.42%) Juniper
11 4 (1.42%) Qualys
12 3 (1.06%) Dell
12 3 (1.06%) NetApp
12 3 (1.06%) Rackspace