Period
to 18 February 2019

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 18 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Certification
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 729 943 1042
Rank change year-on-year +214 +99 +206
Permanent jobs citing AWS Certification 424 264 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.15% 0.085%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.16% 0.64% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 310 208 115
UK median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -4.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £49,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -20.00% +13.64%

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 36,581 41,573 44,696
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.29% 23.86% 25.59%
Number of salaries quoted 26,675 32,223 35,347
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £79,150 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 18 February 2019.

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 18 February 2019. 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 +247 404 £70,000 +12.00% 67
UK excluding London +191 216 £60,000 +20.00% 35
London +79 194 £85,000 +17.24% 41
North of England +82 75 £60,000 +33.33% 14
South East +41 48 £58,750 -16.07% 4
North West +59 40 £60,000 +14.29% 3
Midlands +67 33 £77,500 +63.16% 3
South West - 33 £60,000 - 2
Yorkshire +66 30 £53,750 -6.52% 8
East of England +65 23 £65,000 -13.33% 3
West Midlands - 18 £51,250 - 2
East Midlands +33 15 £85,000 +78.95% 1
North East +21 5 £60,000 +62.16% 3
Wales - 5 £47,500 - 2
Scotland -7 3 £47,500 +5.56% 7

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, 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.

1 393 (92.69%) Amazon AWS
2 216 (50.94%) DevOps
3 193 (45.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 193 (45.52%) Python
4 175 (41.27%) Linux
5 138 (32.55%) Docker
6 129 (30.42%) Agile Software Development
7 125 (29.48%) Microsoft
8 124 (29.25%) Ansible
9 116 (27.36%) Puppet
10 113 (26.65%) Jenkins
11 111 (26.18%) Bash Shell
12 107 (25.24%) Terraform
13 103 (24.29%) Kubernetes
14 98 (23.11%) Finance
15 86 (20.28%) Ruby
16 83 (19.58%) Configuration Management
17 81 (19.10%) Microservices
17 81 (19.10%) Git (software)
17 81 (19.10%) Public Cloud
18 80 (18.87%) Google Cloud Platform
19 79 (18.63%) SQL
20 77 (18.16%) Java
20 77 (18.16%) IaaS
21 73 (17.22%) NoSQL
21 73 (17.22%) Google
22 72 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
23 71 (16.75%) PaaS
24 70 (16.51%) AWS CloudFormation
25 65 (15.33%) Opscode Chef

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 23 (5.42%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (3.07%) OpenStack
3 9 (2.12%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.65%) Confluence
5 6 (1.42%) Apache
5 6 (1.42%) Apache Solr
5 6 (1.42%) GlassFish
5 6 (1.42%) IIS
5 6 (1.42%) JBoss
5 6 (1.42%) MQSeries
5 6 (1.42%) nginx
5 6 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (1.42%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.42%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.42%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.94%) lighttpd
6 4 (0.94%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.71%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (0.94%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 393 (92.69%) Amazon AWS
2 193 (45.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 80 (18.87%) Google Cloud Platform
4 77 (18.16%) IaaS
5 71 (16.75%) PaaS
6 70 (16.51%) AWS CloudFormation
7 65 (15.33%) SaaS
8 62 (14.62%) Serverless
9 54 (12.74%) GitHub
10 49 (11.56%) Amazon S3
11 45 (10.61%) Amazon EC2
12 42 (9.91%) Cloud Computing
13 39 (9.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 33 (7.78%) AWS Lambda
14 33 (7.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 21 (4.95%) Amazon Kinesis
16 20 (4.72%) Office 365
17 19 (4.48%) Route 53
18 18 (4.25%) Amazon ELB
19 16 (3.77%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 48 (11.32%) DNS
2 34 (8.02%) TCP/IP
3 25 (5.90%) VPN
4 24 (5.66%) Internet
5 21 (4.95%) WAN
6 19 (4.48%) LAN
7 17 (4.01%) Firewall
8 15 (3.54%) SSL
9 10 (2.36%) DHCP
9 10 (2.36%) SAN
10 9 (2.12%) Reverse Proxy
11 7 (1.65%) Network Security
12 6 (1.42%) VLAN
13 4 (0.94%) Remote Desktop
14 3 (0.71%) VSAN
15 2 (0.47%) IPsec
15 2 (0.47%) NAS
15 2 (0.47%) Unified Communications
16 1 (0.24%) Skype
16 1 (0.24%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (17.22%) NoSQL
2 46 (10.85%) Big Data
3 34 (8.02%) Amazon RDS
4 29 (6.84%) Amazon Redshift
5 27 (6.37%) MongoDB
6 22 (5.19%) MySQL
7 21 (4.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 16 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
8 16 (3.77%) Hadoop
8 16 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (3.30%) Relational Database
11 10 (2.36%) Amazon Athena
11 10 (2.36%) SQL Server
12 9 (2.12%) Redis
13 8 (1.89%) Snowflake Schema
14 7 (1.65%) Amazon Aurora
15 6 (1.42%) Data Lake
15 6 (1.42%) Oracle Database
15 6 (1.42%) Presto
Development Applications
1 113 (26.65%) Jenkins
2 81 (19.10%) Git (software)
3 50 (11.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 47 (11.08%) GitLab
5 17 (4.01%) Maven
6 10 (2.36%) JIRA
7 8 (1.89%) Subversion
8 6 (1.42%) Hudson
9 5 (1.18%) Gradle
10 4 (0.94%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.94%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (0.71%) Artifactory
11 3 (0.71%) Mocha
11 3 (0.71%) Selenium
12 2 (0.47%) GoCD
12 2 (0.47%) IntelliJ
12 2 (0.47%) SonarQube
12 2 (0.47%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.24%) Spock
General
1 98 (23.11%) Finance
2 28 (6.60%) Banking
3 12 (2.83%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.36%) Advertising
5 8 (1.89%) Marketing
6 7 (1.65%) Legal
7 6 (1.42%) French Language
7 6 (1.42%) German Language
7 6 (1.42%) Retail
7 6 (1.42%) Swedish Language
8 3 (0.71%) Billing
9 2 (0.47%) Digital Economy
9 2 (0.47%) Front Office
9 2 (0.47%) Local Government
10 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 147 (34.67%) Architect
2 101 (23.82%) DevOps Engineer
3 87 (20.52%) AWS Engineer
4 84 (19.81%) Cloud Architect
5 71 (16.75%) AWS Architect
6 57 (13.44%) Solutions Architect
7 48 (11.32%) Cloud Engineer
8 45 (10.61%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 42 (9.91%) AWS Solutions Architect
9 42 (9.91%) Azure Architect
10 38 (8.96%) Linux Engineer
11 36 (8.49%) Platform Engineer
12 35 (8.25%) AWS DevOps
13 31 (7.31%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 28 (6.60%) Consultant
15 23 (5.42%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 23 (5.42%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 22 (5.19%) AWS Consultant
16 22 (5.19%) Infrastructure Architect
17 21 (4.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (15.33%) Web Services
2 37 (8.73%) Elastic Stack
3 36 (8.49%) .NET
4 17 (4.01%) YAML
5 14 (3.30%) ASP.NET
6 13 (3.07%) AngularJS
6 13 (3.07%) Node.js
7 12 (2.83%) HTML
7 12 (2.83%) React
8 11 (2.59%) .NET Framework
9 10 (2.36%) CSS
9 10 (2.36%) JSON
10 9 (2.12%) Memcached
11 6 (1.42%) ActiveMQ
11 6 (1.42%) EJB 3.0
11 6 (1.42%) HornetQ
11 6 (1.42%) Java SE
11 6 (1.42%) JMS
11 6 (1.42%) SOAP
11 6 (1.42%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 81 (19.10%) Public Cloud
2 60 (14.15%) Hybrid Cloud
3 21 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (4.72%) Data Centre
5 17 (4.01%) Cloud Native
5 17 (4.01%) Fintech
6 16 (3.77%) Algorithms
7 13 (3.07%) Clustering
8 12 (2.83%) Linux Command Line
9 10 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (2.36%) CESG
9 10 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
10 9 (2.12%) Replication
11 8 (1.89%) Private Cloud
12 7 (1.65%) Management Information System
13 6 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 6 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
13 6 (1.42%) Xbox
14 5 (1.18%) SWIFT
15 4 (0.94%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 175 (41.27%) Linux
2 58 (13.68%) Windows
3 43 (10.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 35 (8.25%) Unix
5 32 (7.55%) CentOS
6 11 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (1.65%) Debian
9 6 (1.42%) Ubuntu
9 6 (1.42%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.47%) Fedora
11 1 (0.24%) Android
11 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (50.94%) DevOps
2 129 (30.42%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (19.58%) Configuration Management
4 81 (19.10%) Microservices
5 72 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
6 52 (12.26%) Open Source
7 51 (12.03%) Load Balancing
8 48 (11.32%) Migration
8 48 (11.32%) Problem-Solving
9 43 (10.14%) Presales
10 41 (9.67%) IT Strategy
11 40 (9.43%) High Availability
12 39 (9.20%) Mentoring
13 38 (8.96%) Analytics
13 38 (8.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 37 (8.73%) TOGAF
15 36 (8.49%) Software Engineering
16 35 (8.25%) Deployment Automation
17 33 (7.78%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
18 31 (7.31%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 193 (45.52%) Python
2 111 (26.18%) Bash Shell
3 86 (20.28%) Ruby
4 79 (18.63%) SQL
5 77 (18.16%) Java
6 60 (14.15%) JavaScript
7 59 (13.92%) PowerShell
8 38 (8.96%) Go
9 32 (7.55%) Perl
10 28 (6.60%) C#
11 21 (4.95%) Shell Script
12 16 (3.77%) PHP
13 11 (2.59%) VBScript
14 10 (2.36%) C++
14 10 (2.36%) Scala
15 8 (1.89%) C
15 8 (1.89%) R
16 6 (1.42%) AWK
16 6 (1.42%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (14.62%) Degree
2 59 (13.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 54 (12.74%) MCSE
4 39 (9.20%) MCSA
5 37 (8.73%) RHCE
6 30 (7.08%) CISSP
7 27 (6.37%) RHCSA
8 20 (4.72%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (3.30%) Security Cleared
10 13 (3.07%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 13 (3.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 12 (2.83%) CISM
12 11 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
13 10 (2.36%) CESG Certified Professional
13 10 (2.36%) MCITP
14 9 (2.12%) CISA
15 8 (1.89%) Master's Degree
16 7 (1.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 6 (1.42%) CCNA
17 6 (1.42%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.77%) GDPR
1 16 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (3.07%) SLA
3 9 (2.12%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.18%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.71%) QA
5 3 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 138 (32.55%) Docker
2 27 (6.37%) Active Directory
3 20 (4.72%) Hyper-V
4 16 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (2.12%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.71%) HDFS
7 3 (0.71%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 124 (29.25%) Ansible
2 116 (27.36%) Puppet
3 107 (25.24%) Terraform
4 103 (24.29%) Kubernetes
5 65 (15.33%) Opscode Chef
6 40 (9.43%) Packer
7 39 (9.20%) Prometheus
8 32 (7.55%) Docker Swarm
9 29 (6.84%) Consul
10 28 (6.60%) Grafana
11 27 (6.37%) Graphite
12 14 (3.30%) Rancher
13 13 (3.07%) Opsview
14 11 (2.59%) Salt
15 8 (1.89%) rkt
16 6 (1.42%) Cobbler
17 5 (1.18%) Nagios
18 3 (0.71%) PowerCLI
18 3 (0.71%) vRealize
18 3 (0.71%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 125 (29.48%) Microsoft
2 73 (17.22%) Google
3 60 (14.15%) Red Hat
4 42 (9.91%) VMware
5 27 (6.37%) Oracle
6 13 (3.07%) Cisco
6 13 (3.07%) Rackspace
7 9 (2.12%) Splunk
8 7 (1.65%) Citrix
8 7 (1.65%) EMC
8 7 (1.65%) IBM
9 6 (1.42%) HP
10 5 (1.18%) SAP
11 4 (0.94%) LogicMonitor
11 4 (0.94%) NetApp
11 4 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.94%) SolarWinds
12 3 (0.71%) AppDynamics
12 3 (0.71%) MuleSoft
12 3 (0.71%) SmartCo