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 3 months to 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Certification
UK
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 799 888 959
Rank change year-on-year +89 +71  
Permanent jobs citing AWS Certification 59 30 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.069% 0.030% 0.014%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 0.11% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 37 27 12
Median salary £57,500 £75,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.33% +50.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £59,250
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £71,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year -19.29% +42.50%  

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 21127 27066 29810
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.85% 27.15% 27.58%
Number of salaries quoted 16486 21840 23409
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

AWS Certification
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing AWS Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 28 May 2017.

Salary histogram for AWS Certification in the UK

AWS Certification
Top 30 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 3 months to 28 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +96 55 £57,500 -23.33% 8
London +55 19 £75,500 +0.66% 4
East of England +6 13 £35,000 -36.36% 2
Yorkshire - 13 £57,500 -
Sheffield - 11 £57,500 -
South Yorkshire - 11 £57,500 -
Hertfordshire - 6 - -
North West -32 5 £77,500 - 2
Bedfordshire - 5 - -
Manchester - 5 £77,500 - 2
Luton - 5 - -
Watford - 4 - -
City of London +30 3 £75,000 +25.00%
Bristol - 3 £80,000 -
South West - 3 £80,000 -
South East - 2 £65,000 -
Scotland - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Norfolk - 2 £35,000 - 1
Norwich - 2 £35,000 - 1
Hatfield - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
South Wales +18 1 £40,000 -36.00%
Cardiff +6 1 £40,000 -36.00%
Wales +4 1 £40,000 -36.00%
Berkshire - 1 £90,000 -
Kent - 1 £40,000 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £40,000 -
Salford - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 117 (98.32%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (68.07%) DevOps
3 75 (63.03%) Linux
4 71 (59.66%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (49.58%) Puppet
6 51 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
7 50 (42.02%) Microsoft Azure
8 48 (40.34%) Python
9 47 (39.50%) Continuous Integration
10 41 (34.45%) Ruby
11 35 (29.41%) Oracle
12 34 (28.57%) Unix
12 34 (28.57%) Jenkins
12 34 (28.57%) Ansible
13 32 (26.89%) Terraform
13 32 (26.89%) Web Services
14 31 (26.05%) SQL
15 30 (25.21%) Windows
15 30 (25.21%) Bash Shell
16 29 (24.37%) Scrum
16 29 (24.37%) AWS CloudFormation
17 28 (23.53%) Configuration Management
18 26 (21.85%) Amazon EC2
18 26 (21.85%) OpenStack
19 25 (21.01%) RUP
19 25 (21.01%) DSDM
20 23 (19.33%) Shell Script
20 23 (19.33%) Docker
21 21 (17.65%) Java
21 21 (17.65%) TeamCity

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 (21.85%) OpenStack
2 17 (14.29%) CloudStack
3 14 (11.76%) Confluence
4 9 (7.56%) IIS
5 5 (4.20%) Apache
5 5 (4.20%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (3.36%) GlassFish
6 4 (3.36%) JBoss
6 4 (3.36%) MQSeries
6 4 (3.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (3.36%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.36%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.52%) nginx
7 3 (2.52%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.68%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.68%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.68%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.84%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.84%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 12 (10.08%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (1.68%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 117 (98.32%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (42.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (24.37%) AWS CloudFormation
4 26 (21.85%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (16.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 17 (14.29%) Amazon S3
7 16 (13.45%) Amazon SQS
8 11 (9.24%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (5.88%) Amazon Kinesis
9 7 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (5.04%) Office 365
10 6 (5.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (4.20%) GitHub
11 5 (4.20%) IaaS
12 4 (3.36%) SaaS
13 3 (2.52%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (2.52%) CloudFront
13 3 (2.52%) Datadog
13 3 (2.52%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.24%) Firewall
1 11 (9.24%) Internet
2 10 (8.40%) DNS
3 5 (4.20%) SAN
3 5 (4.20%) VPN
4 4 (3.36%) LAN
4 4 (3.36%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (3.36%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.36%) WAN
5 3 (2.52%) IPsec
5 3 (2.52%) Network Security
6 2 (1.68%) VoIP
7 1 (0.84%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.84%) HTTP
7 1 (0.84%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.84%) LDAP
7 1 (0.84%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.13%) Amazon RDS
2 12 (10.08%) SQL Server
3 9 (7.56%) Big Data
3 9 (7.56%) MySQL
4 3 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.68%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.68%) Redis
5 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.84%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.84%) HBase
6 1 (0.84%) Mahout
6 1 (0.84%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.84%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.84%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 34 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 21 (17.65%) TeamCity
3 17 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 16 (13.45%) JIRA
5 12 (10.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 11 (9.24%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (5.88%) GoCD
8 4 (3.36%) CircleCI
8 4 (3.36%) Subversion
9 1 (0.84%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.84%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (7.56%) Finance
2 5 (4.20%) Banking
3 4 (3.36%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.52%) Law
4 3 (2.52%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.68%) Retail
6 1 (0.84%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.84%) Games
Job Titles
1 45 (37.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 31 (26.05%) AWS Engineer
3 28 (23.53%) Architect
4 26 (21.85%) Cloud Engineer
5 25 (21.01%) Platform Engineer
6 18 (15.13%) AWS DevOps
7 17 (14.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 15 (12.61%) Solutions Architect
9 11 (9.24%) Cloud Consultant
9 11 (9.24%) Consultant
9 11 (9.24%) Linux Engineer
10 10 (8.40%) AWS Architect
11 9 (7.56%) AWS Consultant
12 8 (6.72%) Senior DevOps
13 7 (5.88%) Developer
13 7 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 7 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 7 (5.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 6 (5.04%) AWS Developer
14 6 (5.04%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (26.89%) Web Services
2 11 (9.24%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (3.36%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (3.36%) EJB
4 4 (3.36%) EJB 3.0
4 4 (3.36%) HornetQ
4 4 (3.36%) Java EE
4 4 (3.36%) Java SE
4 4 (3.36%) JMS
4 4 (3.36%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (2.52%) LAMP
5 3 (2.52%) Node.js
5 3 (2.52%) REST
6 2 (1.68%) WAP
7 1 (0.84%) .NET
7 1 (0.84%) Middleware
7 1 (0.84%) SAML
7 1 (0.84%) SOAP
7 1 (0.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.24%) Computer Science
1 11 (9.24%) PKI
1 11 (9.24%) Public Cloud
2 10 (8.40%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (7.56%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (5.88%) iPad
5 6 (5.04%) Replication
6 5 (4.20%) Fintech
6 5 (4.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (3.36%) Cloud Native
7 4 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (3.36%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (2.52%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.52%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.68%) Clustering
9 2 (1.68%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.68%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.84%) PMI
10 1 (0.84%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 75 (63.03%) Linux
2 34 (28.57%) Unix
3 30 (25.21%) Windows
4 9 (7.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (5.88%) CentOS
6 5 (4.20%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.52%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.84%) Android
9 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.84%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (68.07%) DevOps
2 71 (59.66%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (39.50%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (24.37%) Scrum
5 28 (23.53%) Configuration Management
6 25 (21.01%) DSDM
6 25 (21.01%) RUP
7 16 (13.45%) Migration
8 15 (12.61%) E-Commerce
9 14 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (10.08%) Continuous Delivery
10 12 (10.08%) Performance Monitoring
11 11 (9.24%) High Availability
11 11 (9.24%) Microservices
11 11 (9.24%) Security Monitoring
12 10 (8.40%) SOA
13 8 (6.72%) Presales
14 7 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
14 7 (5.88%) Desktop Virtualisation
15 6 (5.04%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 48 (40.34%) Python
2 41 (34.45%) Ruby
3 31 (26.05%) SQL
4 30 (25.21%) Bash Shell
5 23 (19.33%) Shell Script
6 21 (17.65%) Java
7 12 (10.08%) Perl
7 12 (10.08%) PowerShell
8 8 (6.72%) PHP
9 5 (4.20%) C
10 4 (3.36%) AWK
10 4 (3.36%) C++
11 3 (2.52%) C#
11 3 (2.52%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.84%) Go
12 1 (0.84%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (16.81%) Degree
2 9 (7.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.04%) MCSD
3 6 (5.04%) MCSE
4 5 (4.20%) CISSP
4 5 (4.20%) VCDX
5 4 (3.36%) Master's Degree
6 3 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.52%) CISM
7 2 (1.68%) CCNA
7 2 (1.68%) CCNP
7 2 (1.68%) CISA
7 2 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.68%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.84%) GSEC
8 1 (0.84%) MCSA
8 1 (0.84%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.84%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.29%) QA
2 4 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.36%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.52%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (19.33%) Docker
2 20 (16.81%) Xen
3 17 (14.29%) vSphere
3 17 (14.29%) XenServer
4 14 (11.76%) Active Directory
5 12 (10.08%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (8.40%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (4.20%) vCloud
8 3 (2.52%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.84%) iptables
9 1 (0.84%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 59 (49.58%) Puppet
2 51 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (28.57%) Ansible
4 32 (26.89%) Terraform
5 20 (16.81%) Cobbler
5 20 (16.81%) Tivoli
6 16 (13.45%) Packer
7 9 (7.56%) Nagios
8 6 (5.04%) Kubernetes
9 5 (4.20%) vRealize
10 3 (2.52%) Consul
10 3 (2.52%) Graphite
10 3 (2.52%) Graylog
11 2 (1.68%) Mesos
11 2 (1.68%) rkt
12 1 (0.84%) Kibana
12 1 (0.84%) Rancher
12 1 (0.84%) SELinux
12 1 (0.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 35 (29.41%) Oracle
2 17 (14.29%) EnterpriseDB
3 16 (13.45%) Microsoft
4 15 (12.61%) SAP
5 14 (11.76%) VMware
6 13 (10.92%) Google
7 12 (10.08%) hybris
7 12 (10.08%) New Relic
8 11 (9.24%) Atlassian
9 10 (8.40%) Red Hat
10 9 (7.56%) Trend Micro
11 5 (4.20%) Cognizant
11 5 (4.20%) TIBCO
12 4 (3.36%) Computacenter
12 4 (3.36%) Splunk
13 3 (2.52%) Cisco
13 3 (2.52%) Remedy
13 3 (2.52%) ServiceNow
14 2 (1.68%) CA
14 2 (1.68%) Citrix
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