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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 25 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Certification
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 635 583 587
Rank change year-on-year -52 +4 +131
Permanent jobs citing AWS Certification 753 416 285
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.40% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.66% 1.84% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 291 285 194
10th Percentile £46,250 £40,000 £41,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -11.11% +3.85%
75th Percentile £90,000 £80,000 £84,688
90th Percentile £107,500 £89,500 £115,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - - +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 45,483 22,606 17,429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 25.80% 21.63% 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 17,663 13,219 13,074
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £29,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -3.03% +4.21% +5.56%

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 25 June 2022.

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 25 June 2022. 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
Jobs
England -81 551 £72,000 +20.00% 55
Work from Home -6 455 £77,500 +40.91% 23
London -86 319 £87,500 +12.90% 18
UK excluding London -107 260 £60,000 - 43
North of England -74 95 £60,000 - 18
North West -49 62 £70,000 +16.67% 12
South West -12 40 £70,000 +40.00% 4
South East -103 34 £57,500 -17.86% 3
Yorkshire -81 32 £60,000 - 5
East of England -51 31 £55,000 -20.58% 4
Scotland -49 29 £75,000 +57.89% 4
Wales -19 17 £55,000 -15.38%
Midlands -86 13 £80,000 +45.45% 8
East Midlands -30 9 £80,000 +45.45% 3
West Midlands -64 4 £85,000 +54.55% 5
Northern Ireland -25 1 £52,500 +50.00% 2
North East -28 1 £92,500 +51.02% 1

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, 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.

1 717 (95.22%) AWS
2 386 (51.26%) Terraform
3 369 (49.00%) DevOps
4 340 (45.15%) Python
5 326 (43.29%) Agile
6 321 (42.63%) Kubernetes
7 300 (39.84%) Docker
8 292 (38.78%) Infrastructure as Code
9 283 (37.58%) Finance
10 267 (35.46%) Azure
11 234 (31.08%) CI/CD
12 219 (29.08%) Linux
13 193 (25.63%) Social Skills
14 184 (24.44%) AWS CloudFormation
15 176 (23.37%) Cloud Native
16 174 (23.11%) Ansible
17 172 (22.84%) Git (software)
18 160 (21.25%) Artificial Intelligence
19 153 (20.32%) Analytics
20 151 (20.05%) Cybersecurity
21 145 (19.26%) Big Data
22 141 (18.73%) Microservices
23 138 (18.33%) Problem-Solving
23 138 (18.33%) Scrum
24 135 (17.93%) Bash
25 133 (17.66%) GCP
26 131 (17.40%) Configuration Management
27 129 (17.13%) Serverless
28 125 (16.60%) SQL
28 125 (16.60%) Puppet

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 28 (3.72%) Apache Spark
2 15 (1.99%) Confluence
3 12 (1.59%) Apache
4 11 (1.46%) nginx
4 11 (1.46%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.20%) Apache Airflow
6 8 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.66%) IIS
7 5 (0.66%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (0.53%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.40%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.13%) Appian
10 1 (0.13%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.13%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (3.32%) Payment Gateway
2 19 (2.52%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.40%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.13%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 717 (95.22%) AWS
2 267 (35.46%) Azure
3 184 (24.44%) AWS CloudFormation
4 133 (17.66%) GCP
5 129 (17.13%) Serverless
6 123 (16.33%) Cloud Computing
7 91 (12.08%) Amazon S3
8 79 (10.49%) Amazon ECS
9 74 (9.83%) AWS Lambda
10 66 (8.76%) Amazon EC2
11 63 (8.37%) SaaS
12 61 (8.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 57 (7.57%) GitHub
13 57 (7.57%) Microsoft 365
14 51 (6.77%) Amazon EKS
15 45 (5.98%) OpenShift
16 36 (4.78%) PaaS
17 35 (4.65%) IaaS
18 32 (4.25%) Azure Active Directory
19 28 (3.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 50 (6.64%) Internet
2 42 (5.58%) VPN
3 37 (4.91%) Software-Defined Networking
4 34 (4.52%) DNS
5 32 (4.25%) Network Security
6 20 (2.66%) Firewall
7 15 (1.99%) VLAN
8 13 (1.73%) SMS
9 12 (1.59%) Broadband
10 11 (1.46%) DHCP
10 11 (1.46%) TCP/IP
11 10 (1.33%) IPv4
11 10 (1.33%) OSPF
12 8 (1.06%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (1.06%) Cisco ISE
12 8 (1.06%) SD-WAN
13 6 (0.80%) Wireless
14 5 (0.66%) Skype
15 4 (0.53%) DVB
15 4 (0.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (19.26%) Big Data
2 61 (8.10%) Amazon Redshift
3 47 (6.24%) Amazon RDS
4 39 (5.18%) Relational Database
5 38 (5.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 38 (5.05%) Data Lake
6 33 (4.38%) Hadoop
7 32 (4.25%) Amazon Aurora
7 32 (4.25%) PostgreSQL
8 31 (4.12%) NoSQL
9 27 (3.59%) Amazon Athena
10 25 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
10 25 (3.32%) MySQL
11 24 (3.19%) MongoDB
11 24 (3.19%) Tableau
12 23 (3.05%) Power BI
13 22 (2.92%) SQL Server
14 20 (2.66%) Looker
15 19 (2.52%) BigQuery
15 19 (2.52%) Flink
Development Applications
1 172 (22.84%) Git (software)
2 74 (9.83%) Jenkins
3 47 (6.24%) GitLab
4 42 (5.58%) JIRA
5 37 (4.91%) Bitbucket
6 20 (2.66%) CircleCI
7 8 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (1.06%) TeamCity
8 6 (0.80%) Artifactory
8 6 (0.80%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (0.66%) Spinnaker
9 5 (0.66%) Subversion
9 5 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.53%) Bitbucket Server
10 4 (0.53%) Burp Suite
10 4 (0.53%) Maven
11 3 (0.40%) ESLint
11 3 (0.40%) Pivotal Tracker
12 2 (0.27%) Selenium
12 2 (0.27%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 283 (37.58%) Finance
2 193 (25.63%) Social Skills
3 97 (12.88%) Public Sector
4 91 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
5 58 (7.70%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 44 (5.84%) Banking
7 35 (4.65%) Retail
8 31 (4.12%) Presentation Skills
9 24 (3.19%) Law
10 22 (2.92%) Influencing Skills
11 21 (2.79%) Financial Institution
11 21 (2.79%) Marketing
12 19 (2.52%) Advertising
13 15 (1.99%) Telecoms
14 14 (1.86%) Games
15 12 (1.59%) Publishing
16 10 (1.33%) Legal
17 9 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
18 6 (0.80%) Billing
19 4 (0.53%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 176 (23.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 152 (20.19%) Cloud Engineer
3 151 (20.05%) Architect
4 105 (13.94%) AWS Engineer
5 88 (11.69%) Cloud Architect
5 88 (11.69%) Solutions Architect
6 53 (7.04%) Security Engineer
7 51 (6.77%) AWS DevOps
7 51 (6.77%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 48 (6.37%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 47 (6.24%) Senior DevOps
9 47 (6.24%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 39 (5.18%) Consultant
10 39 (5.18%) Developer
10 39 (5.18%) Software Engineer
11 35 (4.65%) Principal Engineer
12 31 (4.12%) Cloud Consultant
12 31 (4.12%) Data Engineer
13 30 (3.98%) AWS Architect
14 22 (2.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (7.70%) React
2 55 (7.30%) Node.js
3 52 (6.91%) .NET
4 51 (6.77%) Spring
5 37 (4.91%) CSS
5 37 (4.91%) HTML
6 36 (4.78%) REST
7 29 (3.85%) GraphQL
7 29 (3.85%) PySpark
8 25 (3.32%) AngularJS
9 23 (3.05%) Kafka
10 22 (2.92%) Web Services
11 21 (2.79%) Spring Boot
12 20 (2.66%) Lambda Expressions
13 19 (2.52%) Apache Beam
14 18 (2.39%) CSS3
15 17 (2.26%) NgRx
15 17 (2.26%) RESTful
15 17 (2.26%) RxJS
16 15 (1.99%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 176 (23.37%) Cloud Native
2 119 (15.80%) Public Cloud
3 67 (8.90%) IoT
3 67 (8.90%) Self-Motivation
4 63 (8.37%) Blockchain
4 63 (8.37%) iPhone
5 62 (8.23%) Algorithms
6 43 (5.71%) User Experience
7 42 (5.58%) Data Centre
8 37 (4.91%) Cyberattack
9 35 (4.65%) Cyber Defence
9 35 (4.65%) Mobile App
10 34 (4.52%) Data Structures
11 32 (4.25%) Blog
12 30 (3.98%) Enterprise Cloud
13 28 (3.72%) Virtual Team
14 25 (3.32%) Greenfield Project
15 18 (2.39%) Hybrid Cloud
16 17 (2.26%) Management Information System
17 16 (2.12%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 219 (29.08%) Linux
2 103 (13.68%) Windows
3 32 (4.25%) CentOS
4 28 (3.72%) Windows Server
5 17 (2.26%) Android
5 17 (2.26%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.99%) Ubuntu
6 15 (1.99%) Windows Server 2016
7 13 (1.73%) Unix
8 11 (1.46%) Mac OS
8 11 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (1.06%) Windows Server 2019
10 6 (0.80%) Windows 10
11 5 (0.66%) Debian
11 5 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.53%) Kali Linux
13 3 (0.40%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.13%) Alpine Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 369 (49.00%) DevOps
2 326 (43.29%) Agile
3 292 (38.78%) Infrastructure as Code
4 234 (31.08%) CI/CD
5 160 (21.25%) Artificial Intelligence
6 153 (20.32%) Analytics
7 151 (20.05%) Cybersecurity
8 141 (18.73%) Microservices
9 138 (18.33%) Problem-Solving
9 138 (18.33%) Scrum
10 131 (17.40%) Configuration Management
11 117 (15.54%) Data Science
12 111 (14.74%) Migration
13 102 (13.55%) Computer Science
13 102 (13.55%) Software Engineering
14 96 (12.75%) Machine Learning
15 90 (11.95%) Fintech
15 90 (11.95%) Mentoring
16 88 (11.69%) Data Analytics
17 82 (10.89%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 340 (45.15%) Python
2 135 (17.93%) Bash
3 125 (16.60%) SQL
4 119 (15.80%) Java
5 78 (10.36%) Go
6 71 (9.43%) TypeScript
7 57 (7.57%) Ruby
8 56 (7.44%) PowerShell
9 42 (5.58%) C#
9 42 (5.58%) JavaScript
10 20 (2.66%) Shell Script
11 19 (2.52%) Scala
12 18 (2.39%) Groovy
13 12 (1.59%) C++
14 10 (1.33%) Kotlin
15 9 (1.20%) R
16 8 (1.06%) Perl
16 8 (1.06%) PHP
17 6 (0.80%) C
18 5 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 106 (14.08%) Degree
2 72 (9.56%) Security Cleared
3 69 (9.16%) SC Cleared
4 35 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 34 (4.52%) Computer Science Degree
6 28 (3.72%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (3.45%) MCSE
8 19 (2.52%) Master's Degree
9 16 (2.12%) TOGAF Certification
10 14 (1.86%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 14 (1.86%) CESG Certified Professional
11 13 (1.73%) Numerate Degree
12 12 (1.59%) CCNP
13 11 (1.46%) RHCE
14 7 (0.93%) RHCSA
15 6 (0.80%) MCSA
16 5 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 4 (0.53%) ISTQB
17 4 (0.53%) Six Sigma Black Belt
18 3 (0.40%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.72%) GDPR
2 26 (3.45%) NIST
3 23 (3.05%) Data Quality
4 22 (2.92%) QA
5 21 (2.79%) PCI DSS
6 19 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 18 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 14 (1.86%) IASME
9 8 (1.06%) SOC 2
10 5 (0.66%) SLA
11 2 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.27%) PMO
12 1 (0.13%) NCSC
System Software
1 300 (39.84%) Docker
2 46 (6.11%) Active Directory
3 17 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.06%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (0.80%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.13%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
Systems Management
1 386 (51.26%) Terraform
2 321 (42.63%) Kubernetes
3 174 (23.11%) Ansible
4 125 (16.60%) Puppet
5 103 (13.68%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (3.98%) Consul
7 23 (3.05%) Prometheus
8 22 (2.92%) Packer
9 18 (2.39%) SCCM
10 17 (2.26%) Panaseer
11 16 (2.12%) Grafana
12 14 (1.86%) CASB
12 14 (1.86%) Docker Swarm
13 13 (1.73%) Microsoft Intune
14 11 (1.46%) Kibana
15 6 (0.80%) Graphite
16 5 (0.66%) Active Directory Federation Services
16 5 (0.66%) ZABBIX
17 4 (0.53%) Marathon
17 4 (0.53%) Mesos
Vendors
1 115 (15.27%) Microsoft
2 77 (10.23%) Google
3 54 (7.17%) Oracle
4 29 (3.85%) Cisco
5 28 (3.72%) VMware
6 27 (3.59%) Red Hat
7 26 (3.45%) CA
8 24 (3.19%) SaltStack
9 19 (2.52%) Teradata
10 18 (2.39%) Zopa
11 17 (2.26%) YouTube
12 16 (2.12%) Apple
13 15 (1.99%) Atlassian
14 11 (1.46%) Palo Alto
15 10 (1.33%) Samsung
16 9 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
16 9 (1.20%) Splunk
17 8 (1.06%) EXTOL
18 6 (0.80%) Dynatrace
19 5 (0.66%) CloudEndure