Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Certification
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 680 732 981
Rank change year-on-year +52 +249 +76
Permanent jobs citing AWS Certification 350 406 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.27% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.27% 1.13% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 246 300 159
UK median annual salary £68,750 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.79% +16.67% -4.00%
10th Percentile £39,750 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £105,000 £87,600
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +20.00% -20.00%

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 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 27,490 36,073 41,165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.93% 24.12% 23.78%
Number of salaries quoted 20,328 26,380 31,937
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 20 January 2020.

Salary histogram for AWS Certification in the UK

AWS Certification
Top 15 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 20 January 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 +43 332 £68,750 -1.79% 73
London +43 175 £80,000 - 31
UK excluding London +49 173 £65,000 +8.33% 48
North of England +42 51 £62,500 +13.64% 18
South East +47 39 £67,500 +21.62% 5
Midlands +61 34 £75,000 - 10
Yorkshire +36 27 £65,000 +23.81% 8
North West +29 23 £57,500 -4.17% 9
South West +5 21 £57,500 -4.17% 6
East Midlands +29 19 £75,000 -11.76% 2
East of England +52 16 £65,000 -8.77% 3
West Midlands +24 15 £70,000 +36.59% 8
Scotland +37 9 £70,000 +7.69% 6
Wales -2 8 £43,875 -7.63%
North East -2 1 £60,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 318 (90.86%) AWS
2 195 (55.71%) DevOps
3 129 (36.86%) Agile Software Development
4 127 (36.29%) Linux
5 121 (34.57%) Finance
6 116 (33.14%) Terraform
7 113 (32.29%) Azure
8 103 (29.43%) Docker
9 102 (29.14%) Migration
10 92 (26.29%) Python
11 90 (25.71%) Microservices
12 84 (24.00%) Jenkins
13 83 (23.71%) Kubernetes
14 82 (23.43%) AWS CloudFormation
15 72 (20.57%) Ansible
16 69 (19.71%) Microsoft
17 64 (18.29%) Serverless
18 59 (16.86%) Hybrid Cloud
19 57 (16.29%) VMware
20 56 (16.00%) IaaS
21 55 (15.71%) Windows
22 54 (15.43%) Java
22 54 (15.43%) Infrastructure as Code
23 53 (15.14%) PaaS
23 53 (15.14%) GCP
24 52 (14.86%) Amazon EC2
24 52 (14.86%) Google
25 50 (14.29%) Git (software)
26 49 (14.00%) Puppet
27 48 (13.71%) AWS Lambda

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 20 (5.71%) Confluence
2 10 (2.86%) IIS
3 7 (2.00%) Apache
3 7 (2.00%) Apache Spark
4 6 (1.71%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.14%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.86%) CMS
7 3 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.86%) nginx
7 3 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.86%) WordPress
8 2 (0.57%) Ethereum
8 2 (0.57%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.57%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 318 (90.86%) AWS
2 113 (32.29%) Azure
3 82 (23.43%) AWS CloudFormation
4 64 (18.29%) Serverless
5 56 (16.00%) IaaS
6 53 (15.14%) GCP
6 53 (15.14%) PaaS
7 52 (14.86%) Amazon EC2
8 48 (13.71%) AWS Lambda
9 44 (12.57%) Amazon S3
10 39 (11.14%) SaaS
11 28 (8.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 20 (5.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 20 (5.71%) Amazon ELB
13 18 (5.14%) Amazon ECS
14 17 (4.86%) Office 365
15 14 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
16 13 (3.71%) CloudFront
17 12 (3.43%) Route 53
18 11 (3.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.57%) Firewall
2 21 (6.00%) TCP/IP
3 20 (5.71%) DNS
4 12 (3.43%) Network Security
5 11 (3.14%) LAN
5 11 (3.14%) VPN
6 8 (2.29%) WAN
7 7 (2.00%) HTTP
7 7 (2.00%) Internet
8 5 (1.43%) DHCP
9 3 (0.86%) MQTT
10 2 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.57%) Wireless
11 1 (0.29%) DVB
11 1 (0.29%) Reverse Proxy
11 1 (0.29%) Skype
11 1 (0.29%) SSL
11 1 (0.29%) VLAN
11 1 (0.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (8.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 22 (6.29%) Amazon RDS
3 20 (5.71%) NoSQL
4 19 (5.43%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (4.86%) Amazon Athena
6 14 (4.00%) Big Data
7 10 (2.86%) MongoDB
7 10 (2.86%) SQL Server
8 9 (2.57%) Hadoop
9 8 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (2.29%) Apache Hive
9 8 (2.29%) Relational Database
10 7 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (2.00%) HBase
10 7 (2.00%) Impala
10 7 (2.00%) MySQL
11 6 (1.71%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.14%) Amazon Aurora
12 4 (1.14%) Redis
13 3 (0.86%) Amazon QuickSight
Development Applications
1 84 (24.00%) Jenkins
2 50 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 25 (7.14%) Maven
4 22 (6.29%) JIRA
5 11 (3.14%) Octopus Deploy
6 9 (2.57%) JUnit
7 8 (2.29%) Bitbucket
8 7 (2.00%) GitLab
8 7 (2.00%) Selenium
9 5 (1.43%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.14%) CircleCI
10 4 (1.14%) SonarQube
11 3 (0.86%) ERwin
11 3 (0.86%) PowerDesigner
11 3 (0.86%) Subversion
11 3 (0.86%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.57%) Appium
12 2 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.57%) Bitbucket Server
12 2 (0.57%) TeamCity
General
1 121 (34.57%) Finance
2 29 (8.29%) Public Sector
3 18 (5.14%) Banking
4 16 (4.57%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.29%) Retail
6 7 (2.00%) Advertising
7 6 (1.71%) Front Office
8 5 (1.43%) Police
9 4 (1.14%) Games
9 4 (1.14%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.57%) Electronics
10 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.57%) Marketing
11 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.29%) Law
11 1 (0.29%) Legal
11 1 (0.29%) Local Government
11 1 (0.29%) Military
11 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 102 (29.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 97 (27.71%) Architect
3 70 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
4 53 (15.14%) Solutions Architect
5 49 (14.00%) AWS Engineer
6 39 (11.14%) AWS Architect
7 36 (10.29%) Developer
8 35 (10.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 28 (8.00%) Cloud Engineer
10 24 (6.86%) Java Developer
11 23 (6.57%) AWS DevOps
11 23 (6.57%) AWS Solutions Architect
12 20 (5.71%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 20 (5.71%) Senior DevOps
12 20 (5.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 20 (5.71%) Software Engineer
13 18 (5.14%) Consultant
14 16 (4.57%) AWS Developer
14 16 (4.57%) Azure Architect
15 12 (3.43%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (11.43%) Web Services
2 29 (8.29%) Node.js
3 25 (7.14%) .NET
4 22 (6.29%) Middleware
5 10 (2.86%) Elastic Stack
5 10 (2.86%) J2EE
5 10 (2.86%) React
6 9 (2.57%) HTML
6 9 (2.57%) JSON
7 8 (2.29%) .NET Framework
7 8 (2.29%) ASP.NET
7 8 (2.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (2.00%) AngularJS
9 6 (1.71%) CSS
9 6 (1.71%) FIX Protocol
9 6 (1.71%) Sensu
10 5 (1.43%) REST
10 5 (1.43%) YAML
11 4 (1.14%) Spring
11 4 (1.14%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 59 (16.86%) Hybrid Cloud
2 47 (13.43%) Data Centre
3 46 (13.14%) Public Cloud
4 34 (9.71%) Enterprise Software
5 33 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (9.14%) Private Cloud
7 31 (8.86%) Cloud Native
8 12 (3.43%) User Experience
9 11 (3.14%) Greenfield Project
9 11 (3.14%) Management Information System
10 10 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
11 9 (2.57%) Virtual Team
12 8 (2.29%) Linux Command Line
13 7 (2.00%) Client/Server
13 7 (2.00%) Mobile App
13 7 (2.00%) Social Media
14 6 (1.71%) Robotics
15 5 (1.43%) Enterprise Cloud
16 4 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 3 (0.86%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 127 (36.29%) Linux
2 55 (15.71%) Windows
3 28 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (4.57%) Windows Server
5 14 (4.00%) CentOS
6 10 (2.86%) Unix
6 10 (2.86%) VMS
7 6 (1.71%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.86%) Android
8 3 (0.86%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.86%) Debian
8 3 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.57%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.29%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (55.71%) DevOps
2 129 (36.86%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (29.14%) Migration
4 90 (25.71%) Microservices
5 54 (15.43%) Infrastructure as Code
6 47 (13.43%) Software Engineering
6 47 (13.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 43 (12.29%) Problem-Solving
8 36 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
9 34 (9.71%) Computer Science
10 33 (9.43%) Configuration Management
11 30 (8.57%) Cloud Operations
12 27 (7.71%) Thought Leadership
13 25 (7.14%) Creative Thinking
13 25 (7.14%) ITIL
14 24 (6.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 24 (6.86%) Scrum
15 23 (6.57%) Analytics
15 23 (6.57%) Programme Management
16 21 (6.00%) Cloud Enablement
Programming Languages
1 92 (26.29%) Python
2 54 (15.43%) Java
3 40 (11.43%) PowerShell
4 39 (11.14%) JavaScript
5 30 (8.57%) Bash Shell
6 29 (8.29%) C#
7 24 (6.86%) SQL
8 16 (4.57%) Go
9 15 (4.29%) PHP
10 12 (3.43%) Java 8
10 12 (3.43%) Ruby
11 8 (2.29%) Scala
12 7 (2.00%) Shell Script
12 7 (2.00%) TypeScript
13 5 (1.43%) Perl
14 4 (1.14%) Kotlin
15 3 (0.86%) Apple Swift
15 3 (0.86%) ES6
15 3 (0.86%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (12.00%) Degree
2 17 (4.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (4.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (3.43%) MCSE
4 12 (3.43%) SC Cleared
4 12 (3.43%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.14%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.86%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (0.86%) MCITP
7 3 (0.86%) MCTS
7 3 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.57%) CCAA
8 2 (0.57%) CCNA
8 2 (0.57%) CCSE
8 2 (0.57%) CCSP
8 2 (0.57%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (0.57%) CISSP
8 2 (0.57%) JNCIS
8 2 (0.57%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.29%) SLA
2 8 (2.29%) PMO
2 8 (2.29%) QA
3 6 (1.71%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 103 (29.43%) Docker
2 40 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (9.14%) Active Directory
4 14 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (2.00%) HDFS
5 7 (2.00%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.43%) vSphere
7 3 (0.86%) Varnish
8 2 (0.57%) Firmware
8 2 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.57%) XenApp
9 1 (0.29%) KVM
Systems Management
1 116 (33.14%) Terraform
2 83 (23.71%) Kubernetes
3 72 (20.57%) Ansible
4 49 (14.00%) Puppet
5 42 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (7.14%) Prometheus
7 23 (6.57%) Rancher
8 16 (4.57%) Packer
9 14 (4.00%) vRealize
10 10 (2.86%) Grafana
11 7 (2.00%) ZABBIX
12 5 (1.43%) HAProxy
13 3 (0.86%) Consul
13 3 (0.86%) Docker Swarm
13 3 (0.86%) Kibana
13 3 (0.86%) logstash
13 3 (0.86%) Mesos
13 3 (0.86%) Single Sign-On
14 2 (0.57%) rkt
14 2 (0.57%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 69 (19.71%) Microsoft
2 57 (16.29%) VMware
3 52 (14.86%) Google
4 35 (10.00%) Citrix
5 21 (6.00%) Red Hat
6 15 (4.29%) Rackspace
7 14 (4.00%) IBM
8 12 (3.43%) AppDynamics
9 10 (2.86%) Splunk
10 9 (2.57%) Atlassian
10 9 (2.57%) New Relic
11 8 (2.29%) Dynatrace
11 8 (2.29%) F5
11 8 (2.29%) Oracle
12 6 (1.71%) Blue Prism
12 6 (1.71%) Cisco
13 5 (1.43%) Apple
13 5 (1.43%) SAP
14 4 (1.14%) SaltStack
15 2 (0.57%) Rapid7