Period
to 21 July 2017

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 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Certification
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1061 1210 1292
Rank change year-on-year +149 +82 +25
Permanent jobs citing AWS Certification 131 71 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.073% 0.035% 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 0.13% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 80 59 18
UK median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.54% +30.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £48,750 £45,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £64,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.00% +25.00% -

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 43773 54741 61015
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.53% 27.00% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 33921 44145 48171
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £76,400 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 July 2017.

Salary histogram for AWS Certification in the UK

AWS Certification
Top 12 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 July 2017. 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 +133 123 £57,500 -11.54% 29
UK excluding London +131 70 £57,500 -8.00% 10
London +75 60 £75,000 +11.11% 19
North of England +16 34 £57,500 -20.69% 3
Yorkshire - 21 £57,500 - 3
East of England +21 16 £35,000 -36.36% 3
North West -3 11 £57,500 -20.69%
South West - 10 £80,000 -
Scotland - 6 £37,500 -
South East - 3 £90,000 - 4
North East - 2 £35,000 -
Wales -1 1 £40,000 -36.00%

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, IT jobs citing AWS Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for AWS Certification.

1 130 (99.24%) Amazon AWS
2 100 (76.34%) DevOps
3 77 (58.78%) Linux
4 74 (56.49%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (41.22%) Puppet
6 51 (38.93%) Microsoft Azure
7 50 (38.17%) Continuous Integration
8 48 (36.64%) Python
9 47 (35.88%) Opscode Chef
10 43 (32.82%) Ansible
11 39 (29.77%) SQL
12 38 (29.01%) Oracle
13 37 (28.24%) Ruby
13 37 (28.24%) AWS CloudFormation
13 37 (28.24%) Jenkins
14 36 (27.48%) Terraform
15 34 (25.95%) Configuration Management
16 31 (23.66%) Web Services
17 29 (22.14%) Windows
17 29 (22.14%) Amazon EC2
18 28 (21.37%) Docker
19 27 (20.61%) Scrum
20 26 (19.85%) Unix
20 26 (19.85%) OpenStack
21 25 (19.08%) Bash Shell
21 25 (19.08%) Degree
22 24 (18.32%) RUP
22 24 (18.32%) DSDM
23 23 (17.56%) Shell Script
24 22 (16.79%) Migration

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 26 (19.85%) OpenStack
2 16 (12.21%) CloudStack
2 16 (12.21%) Confluence
3 12 (9.16%) IIS
4 6 (4.58%) Apache
4 6 (4.58%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (3.05%) GlassFish
5 4 (3.05%) JBoss
5 4 (3.05%) MQSeries
5 4 (3.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (3.05%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.05%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.29%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.53%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.53%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.53%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.76%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.76%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.76%) nginx
Business Applications
1 11 (8.40%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (1.53%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 130 (99.24%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (38.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (28.24%) AWS CloudFormation
4 29 (22.14%) Amazon EC2
5 22 (16.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 20 (15.27%) Amazon S3
7 16 (12.21%) Amazon SQS
8 10 (7.63%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (7.63%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (5.34%) Amazon Kinesis
9 7 (5.34%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (5.34%) IaaS
10 6 (4.58%) Heroku
10 6 (4.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (3.82%) Office 365
11 5 (3.82%) Route 53
12 4 (3.05%) Datadog
12 4 (3.05%) GitHub
13 3 (2.29%) AWS CloudTrail
13 3 (2.29%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.40%) DNS
2 10 (7.63%) Firewall
3 9 (6.87%) Internet
4 5 (3.82%) SAN
4 5 (3.82%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.82%) VPN
5 4 (3.05%) LAN
5 4 (3.05%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (3.05%) WAN
6 3 (2.29%) IPsec
6 3 (2.29%) Network Security
7 2 (1.53%) VoIP
8 1 (0.76%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (0.76%) HTTP
8 1 (0.76%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.03%) SQL Server
2 20 (15.27%) Amazon RDS
3 12 (9.16%) MySQL
4 9 (6.87%) Big Data
4 9 (6.87%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (6.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (4.58%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.29%) Redis
8 2 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.53%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.53%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.76%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.76%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.76%) HBase
9 1 (0.76%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.76%) Mahout
9 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 37 (28.24%) Jenkins
2 21 (16.03%) TeamCity
3 18 (13.74%) Git (software)
4 17 (12.98%) JIRA
5 12 (9.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 11 (8.40%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (5.34%) GoCD
8 5 (3.82%) CircleCI
8 5 (3.82%) Subversion
9 1 (0.76%) Ant
9 1 (0.76%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.76%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.76%) Maven
9 1 (0.76%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (9.16%) Finance
2 6 (4.58%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.82%) Law
3 5 (3.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.53%) Retail
5 1 (0.76%) Banking
5 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 45 (34.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 31 (23.66%) Cloud Engineer
3 29 (22.14%) Architect
4 28 (21.37%) AWS Engineer
4 28 (21.37%) Platform Engineer
5 15 (11.45%) AWS DevOps
5 15 (11.45%) Solutions Architect
6 14 (10.69%) AWS Architect
7 13 (9.92%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 13 (9.92%) Developer
8 11 (8.40%) Cloud Consultant
8 11 (8.40%) Consultant
9 10 (7.63%) Senior DevOps
10 9 (6.87%) AWS Consultant
10 9 (6.87%) Cloud Developer
11 8 (6.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 7 (5.34%) Azure DevOps
13 6 (4.58%) AWS Developer
13 6 (4.58%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 6 (4.58%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (23.66%) Web Services
2 11 (8.40%) .NET
3 10 (7.63%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (6.11%) REST
5 7 (5.34%) Elastic Stack
6 6 (4.58%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.05%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (3.05%) EJB
7 4 (3.05%) EJB 3.0
7 4 (3.05%) HornetQ
7 4 (3.05%) Java EE
7 4 (3.05%) Java SE
7 4 (3.05%) JMS
7 4 (3.05%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (2.29%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.29%) LAMP
9 2 (1.53%) Node.js
9 2 (1.53%) WAP
10 1 (0.76%) Memcached
10 1 (0.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.21%) Computer Science
2 14 (10.69%) Public Cloud
3 11 (8.40%) PKI
4 10 (7.63%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (7.63%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (5.34%) iPad
6 6 (4.58%) Replication
7 5 (3.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (3.82%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (2.29%) Algorithms
9 3 (2.29%) Cloud Native
10 2 (1.53%) Clustering
10 2 (1.53%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.53%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (1.53%) Fintech
10 2 (1.53%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.76%) Blog
11 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 77 (58.78%) Linux
2 29 (22.14%) Windows
3 26 (19.85%) Unix
4 8 (6.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.05%) CentOS
5 4 (3.05%) Ubuntu
5 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.53%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.76%) Android
7 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.76%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (76.34%) DevOps
2 74 (56.49%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (38.17%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (25.95%) Configuration Management
5 27 (20.61%) Scrum
6 24 (18.32%) DSDM
6 24 (18.32%) RUP
7 22 (16.79%) Microservices
7 22 (16.79%) Migration
8 18 (13.74%) Continuous Delivery
9 16 (12.21%) SOA
10 14 (10.69%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (10.69%) E-Commerce
10 14 (10.69%) High Availability
11 12 (9.16%) Performance Monitoring
12 11 (8.40%) Security Monitoring
13 10 (7.63%) Pair Programming
13 10 (7.63%) TDD
14 7 (5.34%) Customer Requirements
14 7 (5.34%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 48 (36.64%) Python
2 39 (29.77%) SQL
3 37 (28.24%) Ruby
4 25 (19.08%) Bash Shell
5 23 (17.56%) Shell Script
6 22 (16.79%) Java
7 9 (6.87%) C#
7 9 (6.87%) Perl
7 9 (6.87%) PowerShell
8 8 (6.11%) PHP
9 4 (3.05%) AWK
9 4 (3.05%) C
9 4 (3.05%) C++
10 2 (1.53%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.76%) Go
11 1 (0.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (19.08%) Degree
2 9 (6.87%) Master's Degree
2 9 (6.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (5.34%) MCSE
4 6 (4.58%) MCSD
5 5 (3.82%) CISSP
5 5 (3.82%) VCDX
6 3 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.29%) CISM
7 2 (1.53%) CCNA
7 2 (1.53%) CCNP
7 2 (1.53%) CISA
8 1 (0.76%) GSEC
8 1 (0.76%) MCSA
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.21%) QA
2 4 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.05%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.29%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (21.37%) Docker
2 19 (14.50%) Xen
3 16 (12.21%) vSphere
3 16 (12.21%) XenServer
4 13 (9.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (9.16%) Active Directory
5 12 (9.16%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (3.82%) vCloud
7 4 (3.05%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.76%) iptables
8 1 (0.76%) KVM
8 1 (0.76%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 54 (41.22%) Puppet
2 47 (35.88%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (32.82%) Ansible
4 36 (27.48%) Terraform
5 19 (14.50%) Cobbler
5 19 (14.50%) Tivoli
6 17 (12.98%) Packer
7 10 (7.63%) Nagios
8 8 (6.11%) Kubernetes
9 5 (3.82%) vRealize
10 4 (3.05%) Consul
10 4 (3.05%) Graphite
10 4 (3.05%) Graylog
11 2 (1.53%) SCCM
12 1 (0.76%) Kibana
12 1 (0.76%) Mesos
12 1 (0.76%) rkt
Vendors
1 38 (29.01%) Oracle
2 19 (14.50%) Microsoft
3 16 (12.21%) EnterpriseDB
3 16 (12.21%) VMware
4 14 (10.69%) Google
5 13 (9.92%) SAP
6 12 (9.16%) New Relic
7 11 (8.40%) Atlassian
7 11 (8.40%) hybris
8 9 (6.87%) Cognizant
9 8 (6.11%) Trend Micro
10 7 (5.34%) Red Hat
11 5 (3.82%) Splunk
11 5 (3.82%) TIBCO
12 4 (3.05%) Computacenter
13 3 (2.29%) Remedy
14 2 (1.53%) Adobe
14 2 (1.53%) CA
14 2 (1.53%) Citrix
14 2 (1.53%) Twitter
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