AWS Certification Jobs

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Certification
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for AWS Certification qualifications. It includes a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months leading up to 24 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
24 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 442 291 320
Rank change year-on-year -151 +29 +115
Permanent jobs citing AWS Certification 476 964 2,166
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.52% 1.18% 1.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.96% 3.51% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 255 399 664
10th Percentile £51,750 £52,400 £45,000
25th Percentile £60,375 £62,500 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £79,842 £75,669 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.51% +0.89% +11.11%
75th Percentile £85,500 £95,000 £93,750
90th Percentile £100,750 £115,000 £109,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.57% +12.00% +4.17%

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK

AWS Certification falls under the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 24,332 27,498 48,986
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 26.45% 33.68% 27.81%
Number of salaries quoted 13,810 13,843 20,213
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,000 £30,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £71,250 £76,250 £73,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £95,000 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +8.25% +1.04%

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 24 July 2024.

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 24 July 2024. 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 -172 385 £79,842 +5.51% 180
UK excluding London -153 283 £72,500 +3.57% 131
Work from Home +36 233 £79,842 -3.22% 48
London -72 152 £84,000 +1.82% 75
North of England -109 81 £79,842 +10.89% 33
North West -97 58 £72,500 +3.57% 20
South East -9 57 £73,750 +12.00% 22
Midlands -77 51 £72,500 +20.83% 28
West Midlands -68 38 £72,500 +20.83% 13
South West -42 32 £75,000 +11.11% 13
Scotland -54 32 £69,500 +6.92% 12
Yorkshire +5 19 £79,842 +5.51% 10
Northern Ireland +38 14 £60,000 - 2
East Midlands -41 13 £46,362 -15.71% 15
Wales +39 9 - - 7
East of England -50 7 £48,750 -42.65% 16
North East - 4 £79,842 - 3

AWS Certification
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 46 (9.66%) WebLogic
2 11 (2.31%) Microsoft Exchange
2 11 (2.31%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.84%) Confluence
3 4 (0.84%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.21%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.21%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.21%) GeoServer
Applications
1 7 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.05%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 50 (10.50%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (0.42%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 476 (100.00%) AWS
2 299 (62.82%) Azure
3 102 (21.43%) GCP
4 76 (15.97%) Serverless
5 60 (12.61%) Amazon S3
6 59 (12.39%) AWS CloudFormation
7 58 (12.18%) AWS Lambda
8 55 (11.55%) Amazon EKS
9 51 (10.71%) Amazon EC2
10 49 (10.29%) Amazon SQS
11 38 (7.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 34 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 32 (6.72%) SaaS
14 31 (6.51%) Cloud Computing
15 29 (6.09%) IaaS
16 27 (5.67%) Microsoft 365
16 27 (5.67%) PaaS
17 22 (4.62%) Entra ID
18 19 (3.99%) Amazon GuardDuty
18 19 (3.99%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 70 (14.71%) DNS
2 51 (10.71%) TCP/IP
3 50 (10.50%) BGP
4 46 (9.66%) SSL
5 38 (7.98%) Firewall
6 33 (6.93%) WAN
7 31 (6.51%) SD-WAN
8 21 (4.41%) LAN
9 17 (3.57%) Network Security
9 17 (3.57%) VPN
10 13 (2.73%) VLAN
11 11 (2.31%) DHCP
12 10 (2.10%) Wireless
13 9 (1.89%) Structured Cabling
14 7 (1.47%) Internet
15 5 (1.05%) 5G
15 5 (1.05%) Broadband
15 5 (1.05%) Intrusion Detection
16 4 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
17 2 (0.42%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (19.96%) Amazon RDS
2 65 (13.66%) Data Lake
3 50 (10.50%) Data Warehouse
3 50 (10.50%) Relational Database
4 47 (9.87%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 46 (9.66%) Oracle Database
5 46 (9.66%) RDBMS
6 19 (3.99%) Big Data
7 18 (3.78%) NoSQL
8 15 (3.15%) Metadata
9 11 (2.31%) SQL Server
10 9 (1.89%) MySQL
11 8 (1.68%) Data Mining
12 6 (1.26%) Amazon Athena
12 6 (1.26%) MongoDB
13 5 (1.05%) DynamoDB
14 4 (0.84%) Amazon Redshift
14 4 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
15 2 (0.42%) OLAP
15 2 (0.42%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 45 (9.45%) Jenkins
2 31 (6.51%) JIRA
3 23 (4.83%) Git
4 20 (4.20%) GitLab
5 12 (2.52%) SonarQube
5 12 (2.52%) Terragrunt
6 4 (0.84%) Burp Suite
6 4 (0.84%) Metasploit
6 4 (0.84%) sqlmap
7 3 (0.63%) CircleCI
8 2 (0.42%) PowerDesigner
General
1 178 (37.39%) Social Skills
2 121 (25.42%) Finance
3 78 (16.39%) Presentation Skills
4 56 (11.76%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 38 (7.98%) Banking
6 36 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
7 27 (5.67%) Public Sector
8 22 (4.62%) Retail Banking
9 20 (4.20%) Financial Institution
10 17 (3.57%) Law
11 12 (2.52%) Retail
12 9 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (1.68%) Back Office
14 7 (1.47%) Telecoms
15 6 (1.26%) Documentation Skills
15 6 (1.26%) Legal
16 3 (0.63%) Influencing Skills
16 3 (0.63%) Investment Banking
16 3 (0.63%) Military
16 3 (0.63%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 193 (40.55%) Architect
2 123 (25.84%) Senior
3 105 (22.06%) Lead
4 79 (16.60%) Solutions Architect
5 78 (16.39%) Lead Architect
6 67 (14.08%) AWS Engineer
7 58 (12.18%) Consultant
8 57 (11.97%) Security Architect
9 56 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
10 49 (10.29%) Senior Consultant
11 47 (9.87%) Data Consultant
11 47 (9.87%) Senior Technology Consultant
11 47 (9.87%) Technology Consultant
12 46 (9.66%) Lead Solutions Architect
13 42 (8.82%) Cloud Engineer
14 39 (8.19%) Cloud Architect
15 32 (6.72%) Senior Architect
16 30 (6.30%) AWS DevOps
17 28 (5.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
18 27 (5.67%) Lead Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (11.34%) Spring Boot
2 49 (10.29%) RabbitMQ
3 26 (5.46%) Node.js
4 18 (3.78%) .NET
5 14 (2.94%) Web Services
6 13 (2.73%) ARM Templates
7 12 (2.52%) RESTful
8 11 (2.31%) Spring
9 10 (2.10%) Elastic Stack
10 9 (1.89%) Middleware
11 7 (1.47%) .NET Core
12 6 (1.26%) AngularJS
12 6 (1.26%) AWS SAM
13 5 (1.05%) Kafka
14 3 (0.63%) .NET Framework
14 3 (0.63%) Apache Camel
14 3 (0.63%) AWS CDK
14 3 (0.63%) J2EE
14 3 (0.63%) Loki
14 3 (0.63%) React
Miscellaneous
1 66 (13.87%) Management Information System
1 66 (13.87%) Public Cloud
2 65 (13.66%) Cloud Native
3 48 (10.08%) Enterprise Software
4 36 (7.56%) Data Centre
5 33 (6.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 32 (6.72%) Product Ownership
7 19 (3.99%) Hybrid Cloud
8 15 (3.15%) Cyberattack
9 12 (2.52%) PropTech
10 11 (2.31%) Onboarding
11 9 (1.89%) Blog
11 9 (1.89%) Security Posture
12 8 (1.68%) Mobile App
13 7 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
14 5 (1.05%) Cloud Security Posture
14 5 (1.05%) Culture of Ownership
14 5 (1.05%) Cyber Threat
14 5 (1.05%) Driving Licence
14 5 (1.05%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 118 (24.79%) Linux
2 52 (10.92%) Windows
3 49 (10.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (4.20%) Unix
5 18 (3.78%) Windows Server
6 10 (2.10%) Apple iOS
7 9 (1.89%) Solaris
7 9 (1.89%) Ubuntu
7 9 (1.89%) Windows Server 2019
8 5 (1.05%) Kali Linux
9 3 (0.63%) Mesosphere
10 2 (0.42%) VMS
10 2 (0.42%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.21%) Android
11 1 (0.21%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.21%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (37.18%) Agile
2 134 (28.15%) CI/CD
3 129 (27.10%) DevOps
4 115 (24.16%) Infrastructure as Code
5 100 (21.01%) Migration
6 96 (20.17%) Problem-Solving
7 95 (19.96%) Roadmaps
8 82 (17.23%) Scrum
9 79 (16.60%) Information Security
10 74 (15.55%) Actionable Insight
11 72 (15.13%) Containerisation
12 69 (14.50%) Project Management
13 68 (14.29%) Data Architecture
13 68 (14.29%) TOGAF
14 66 (13.87%) Computer Science
15 65 (13.66%) Data Migration
16 62 (13.03%) Collaborative Working
16 62 (13.03%) Kanban
17 61 (12.82%) Cybersecurity
17 61 (12.82%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 105 (22.06%) Python
2 42 (8.82%) Java
3 38 (7.98%) PowerShell
4 27 (5.67%) JavaScript
5 19 (3.99%) Bash
6 17 (3.57%) SQL
7 15 (3.15%) Groovy
8 12 (2.52%) C#
9 9 (1.89%) Go
10 7 (1.47%) Perl
10 7 (1.47%) Ruby
10 7 (1.47%) TypeScript
11 6 (1.26%) Kotlin
12 4 (0.84%) Bicep
13 2 (0.42%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.21%) C
14 1 (0.21%) C++
14 1 (0.21%) Fortran
14 1 (0.21%) PHP
14 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 223 (46.85%) Azure Certification
2 134 (28.15%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
3 128 (26.89%) Security Cleared
4 123 (25.84%) SC Cleared
5 84 (17.65%) Degree
6 70 (14.71%) CISSP
7 60 (12.61%) Cisco Certification
8 59 (12.39%) Computer Science Degree
9 51 (10.71%) CISM
10 46 (9.66%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 41 (8.61%) CCSP
12 27 (5.67%) CCSK
13 26 (5.46%) AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
14 24 (5.04%) Master's Degree
15 18 (3.78%) AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
16 16 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (3.15%) AWS Certified Developer
18 11 (2.31%) CCNA
18 11 (2.31%) ISACA
18 11 (2.31%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (14.29%) NIST
2 50 (10.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (5.46%) PCI DSS
4 22 (4.62%) QA
5 20 (4.20%) Cyber Essentials
6 11 (2.31%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 11 (2.31%) IASME
6 11 (2.31%) SOC 2
7 9 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 8 (1.68%) GDPR
8 8 (1.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (1.05%) Accessibility
9 5 (1.05%) GRC
9 5 (1.05%) HIPAA
10 4 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.63%) SLA
12 2 (0.42%) California Consumer Privacy Act
12 2 (0.42%) FedRAMP
12 2 (0.42%) NCSC
12 2 (0.42%) Solvency II
System Software
1 129 (27.10%) Docker
2 37 (7.77%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.10%) Hyper-V
3 10 (2.10%) Virtual Desktop
4 7 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.42%) vSphere
6 1 (0.21%) HDFS
6 1 (0.21%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.21%) OpenDJ
6 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.21%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 126 (26.47%) Kubernetes
2 109 (22.90%) Terraform
3 36 (7.56%) Ansible
4 34 (7.14%) Single Sign-On
5 14 (2.94%) Puppet
6 12 (2.52%) Progress Chef
7 10 (2.10%) Microsoft Intune
8 7 (1.47%) Grafana
9 6 (1.26%) Consul
9 6 (1.26%) Prometheus
10 5 (1.05%) Suricata
11 3 (0.63%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (0.42%) FortiGate
12 2 (0.42%) ZABBIX
13 1 (0.21%) CASB
13 1 (0.21%) Karpenter
13 1 (0.21%) Kibana
13 1 (0.21%) QRadar
13 1 (0.21%) Rancher
13 1 (0.21%) yum
Vendors
1 78 (16.39%) Microsoft
2 53 (11.13%) Oracle
3 50 (10.50%) Sparx
4 33 (6.93%) Google
5 16 (3.36%) ServiceNow
5 16 (3.36%) VMware
6 13 (2.73%) Cisco
7 12 (2.52%) Black Duck
8 11 (2.31%) Citrix
9 9 (1.89%) Adobe
9 9 (1.89%) Avaya
9 9 (1.89%) Splunk
10 8 (1.68%) MuleSoft
11 7 (1.47%) Facebook
12 6 (1.26%) Palo Alto
13 5 (1.05%) Databricks
13 5 (1.05%) Juniper
13 5 (1.05%) Meraki
13 5 (1.05%) SAP
13 5 (1.05%) Virgin Media