Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Certification
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 452 697 797
Rank change year-on-year +245 +100 +288
Permanent jobs citing AWS Certification 248 428 408
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.50% 0.31% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.27% 1.30% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 134 258 381
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
10th Percentile £42,000 £38,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £101,250 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 10,928 32,904 39,571
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.10% 23.45% 23.63%
Number of salaries quoted 8,005 23,887 29,378
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,750 £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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +215 228 £65,000 - 55
London +159 131 £75,000 - 23
UK excluding London +257 112 £60,000 - 41
Midlands +161 29 £42,500 -34.62% 8
North of England +147 28 £60,000 - 11
West Midlands +127 22 £60,000 -7.69% 7
North West +140 21 £62,500 +4.17% 8
South West +148 16 £70,000 +68.67% 6
Work from Home +47 16 £59,500 -32.00% 12
South East +162 13 £55,000 - 3
East of England +141 11 £66,250 -24.29% 4
Scotland +99 9 £65,000 +23.81% 6
East Midlands +99 7 £42,500 -34.62% 1
Wales +48 6 £47,500 +11.11% 2
Yorkshire +129 4 £60,000 -4.00% 3
North East +26 3 £60,000 +51.90%

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 239 (96.37%) AWS
2 167 (67.34%) DevOps
3 130 (52.42%) Terraform
4 114 (45.97%) Python
5 106 (42.74%) Agile Software Development
6 98 (39.52%) Jenkins
7 90 (36.29%) Linux
8 78 (31.45%) Microservices
9 72 (29.03%) Configuration Management
10 71 (28.63%) Puppet
11 67 (27.02%) Infrastructure Automation
12 66 (26.61%) Azure
13 63 (25.40%) Degree
14 61 (24.60%) Continuous Integration
15 56 (22.58%) Git (software)
16 54 (21.77%) Kubernetes
16 54 (21.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 52 (20.97%) Infrastructure as Code
18 51 (20.56%) GitHub
19 50 (20.16%) AWS CloudFormation
19 50 (20.16%) Public Sector
20 49 (19.76%) GitLab
20 49 (19.76%) Docker
20 49 (19.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 47 (18.95%) Ansible
22 46 (18.55%) SQL
23 45 (18.15%) Cloud Computing
23 45 (18.15%) High Availability
23 45 (18.15%) Serverless
24 44 (17.74%) Elastic Stack

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 17 (6.85%) Apache Spark
2 15 (6.05%) Confluence
3 6 (2.42%) Apache
4 5 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (2.02%) Jupyter
5 4 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.21%) nginx
7 2 (0.81%) Anypoint
8 1 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 239 (96.37%) AWS
2 66 (26.61%) Azure
3 51 (20.56%) GitHub
4 50 (20.16%) AWS CloudFormation
5 45 (18.15%) Cloud Computing
5 45 (18.15%) Serverless
6 37 (14.92%) SaaS
7 34 (13.71%) GCP
8 31 (12.50%) IaaS
9 27 (10.89%) Amazon S3
10 21 (8.47%) PaaS
11 19 (7.66%) AWS Lambda
12 17 (6.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 17 (6.85%) Amazon EC2
13 15 (6.05%) Amazon ECS
14 11 (4.44%) AWS CloudTrail
14 11 (4.44%) AWS CodeDeploy
14 11 (4.44%) AWS Fargate
14 11 (4.44%) Route 53
14 11 (4.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.87%) Firewall
2 15 (6.05%) DNS
3 14 (5.65%) TCP/IP
4 11 (4.44%) VPN
5 8 (3.23%) LAN
5 8 (3.23%) WAN
6 7 (2.82%) Network Security
7 6 (2.42%) CTI
7 6 (2.42%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (2.42%) Software-Defined Networking
8 4 (1.61%) WebEx
9 2 (0.81%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (0.81%) MVNO
9 2 (0.81%) Wireless
9 2 (0.81%) WLAN
10 1 (0.40%) DMZ
10 1 (0.40%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (16.53%) NoSQL
2 29 (11.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 22 (8.87%) SQL Server
4 17 (6.85%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (5.65%) Amazon RDS
5 14 (5.65%) MongoDB
5 14 (5.65%) Snowflake Schema
6 13 (5.24%) Big Data
6 13 (5.24%) RDBMS
6 13 (5.24%) Relational Database
7 12 (4.84%) Data Lake
8 11 (4.44%) CouchDB
8 11 (4.44%) MySQL
9 10 (4.03%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (3.23%) Amazon Redshift
10 8 (3.23%) OLAP
10 8 (3.23%) OLTP
10 8 (3.23%) Oracle OLAP
11 6 (2.42%) Hadoop
12 5 (2.02%) Flink
Development Applications
1 98 (39.52%) Jenkins
2 56 (22.58%) Git (software)
3 54 (21.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 49 (19.76%) GitLab
5 18 (7.26%) JIRA
6 17 (6.85%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (3.23%) ERwin
7 8 (3.23%) PowerDesigner
8 7 (2.82%) Spinnaker
9 6 (2.42%) Metasploit
9 6 (2.42%) TeamCity
9 6 (2.42%) WebScarab
10 5 (2.02%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.81%) Gradle
11 2 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (0.40%) Liquibase
12 1 (0.40%) Selenium
General
1 50 (20.16%) Public Sector
2 40 (16.13%) Finance
3 16 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 13 (5.24%) Banking
5 8 (3.23%) Games
6 7 (2.82%) Law
7 6 (2.42%) Advertising
8 4 (1.61%) Korean Language
9 3 (1.21%) Local Government
9 3 (1.21%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.21%) Retail
10 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.81%) German Language
11 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.40%) Front Office
11 1 (0.40%) Legal
11 1 (0.40%) Publishing
11 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 107 (43.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 56 (22.58%) Architect
2 56 (22.58%) AWS Engineer
3 42 (16.94%) Cloud Engineer
4 40 (16.13%) Platform Engineer
5 32 (12.90%) AWS DevOps
6 29 (11.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 23 (9.27%) AWS Architect
8 19 (7.66%) Cloud Architect
9 15 (6.05%) Solutions Architect
10 14 (5.65%) Data Architect
11 13 (5.24%) Azure Engineer
12 11 (4.44%) Deployment Engineer
13 10 (4.03%) Developer
13 10 (4.03%) Network Engineer
13 10 (4.03%) Security Engineer
13 10 (4.03%) Senior Cloud Engineer
14 8 (3.23%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 8 (3.23%) Data Engineer
14 8 (3.23%) Network Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (17.74%) Elastic Stack
2 29 (11.69%) Kafka
3 16 (6.45%) Web Services
4 10 (4.03%) HTML
5 9 (3.63%) JSON
5 9 (3.63%) Node.js
5 9 (3.63%) XML
6 8 (3.23%) .NET
6 8 (3.23%) FIX Protocol
7 6 (2.42%) OAuth
7 6 (2.42%) OAuth2
7 6 (2.42%) OpenID
7 6 (2.42%) SAML
8 5 (2.02%) CSS
8 5 (2.02%) HTML5
9 4 (1.61%) AngularJS
9 4 (1.61%) Middleware
10 3 (1.21%) REST
10 3 (1.21%) Spark Streaming
11 2 (0.81%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 35 (14.11%) Cloud Native
2 34 (13.71%) Public Cloud
3 21 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (6.85%) Data Centre
4 17 (6.85%) Hybrid Cloud
5 15 (6.05%) Private Cloud
6 11 (4.44%) Virtual Team
7 10 (4.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (4.03%) Management Information System
8 8 (3.23%) Reference Data
9 7 (2.82%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (1.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (1.21%) Enterprise Cloud
11 3 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.21%) Security Operations Centre
11 3 (1.21%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (1.21%) Social Media
12 2 (0.81%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.81%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 90 (36.29%) Linux
2 49 (19.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 40 (16.13%) CentOS
4 21 (8.47%) Windows
5 11 (4.44%) VMS
6 9 (3.63%) Windows Server
7 6 (2.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.42%) Windows Server 2016
8 5 (2.02%) Unix
9 4 (1.61%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.81%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.40%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (67.34%) DevOps
2 106 (42.74%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (31.45%) Microservices
4 72 (29.03%) Configuration Management
5 67 (27.02%) Infrastructure Automation
6 61 (24.60%) Continuous Integration
7 52 (20.97%) Infrastructure as Code
8 45 (18.15%) High Availability
9 43 (17.34%) Migration
9 43 (17.34%) Open Source
10 42 (16.94%) Continuous Delivery
11 40 (16.13%) IT Strategy
12 39 (15.73%) E-Procurement
12 39 (15.73%) Load Balancing
12 39 (15.73%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
13 38 (15.32%) Software Engineering
14 34 (13.71%) Computer Science
15 33 (13.31%) Deployment Automation
16 31 (12.50%) Analytics
16 31 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 114 (45.97%) Python
2 46 (18.55%) SQL
3 42 (16.94%) Go
3 42 (16.94%) Ruby
4 35 (14.11%) Java
5 25 (10.08%) PowerShell
6 19 (7.66%) Shell Script
7 11 (4.44%) Scala
8 10 (4.03%) JavaScript
9 9 (3.63%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.42%) C++
10 6 (2.42%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.21%) Erlang
11 3 (1.21%) Groovy
11 3 (1.21%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.81%) C#
12 2 (0.81%) Korn
12 2 (0.81%) PHP
12 2 (0.81%) PHP 7
12 2 (0.81%) Rust
Qualifications
1 63 (25.40%) Degree
2 22 (8.87%) Security Cleared
3 20 (8.06%) SC Cleared
4 18 (7.26%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (6.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (5.65%) Computer Science Degree
7 12 (4.84%) CCNA
7 12 (4.84%) MCSE
8 9 (3.63%) CCNP
9 8 (3.23%) Master's Degree
10 6 (2.42%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 6 (2.42%) CISSP
10 6 (2.42%) MCITP
10 6 (2.42%) MCTS
11 5 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.61%) CCSP
13 3 (1.21%) RHCE
14 2 (0.81%) CISA
14 2 (0.81%) CISM
14 2 (0.81%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.87%) SLA
2 15 (6.05%) QA
3 9 (3.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (3.23%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (19.76%) Docker
2 10 (4.03%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.02%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.21%) HDFS
6 2 (0.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 130 (52.42%) Terraform
2 71 (28.63%) Puppet
3 54 (21.77%) Kubernetes
4 47 (18.95%) Ansible
5 40 (16.13%) Grafana
5 40 (16.13%) Prometheus
6 39 (15.73%) Graphite
7 27 (10.89%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (3.23%) Packer
9 6 (2.42%) Core Impact
9 6 (2.42%) Nessus
9 6 (2.42%) Nexpose
10 2 (0.81%) Consul
10 2 (0.81%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.81%) Marathon
10 2 (0.81%) Mesos
10 2 (0.81%) Salt
10 2 (0.81%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.40%) yum
Vendors
1 37 (14.92%) Microsoft
2 31 (12.50%) Oracle
3 27 (10.89%) Google
4 16 (6.45%) VMware
5 12 (4.84%) Red Hat
6 11 (4.44%) Cisco
7 7 (2.82%) Atlassian
8 5 (2.02%) Tableau
9 4 (1.61%) PagerDuty
10 3 (1.21%) Capita
10 3 (1.21%) Cloudera
10 3 (1.21%) SaltStack
10 3 (1.21%) Sybase
11 2 (0.81%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.81%) Meraki
11 2 (0.81%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (0.81%) MuleSoft
11 2 (0.81%) Siemens
11 2 (0.81%) Sparx
12 1 (0.40%) Okta