Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Certification
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1046 1131 1284
Rank change year-on-year +85 +153 +61
Permanent jobs citing AWS Certification 118 104 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.068% 0.054% 0.013%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 0.20% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 82 83 25
UK median annual salary £56,000 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.85% +30.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £52,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £85,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £62,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% +11.11%

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 42362 50911 60418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.30% 26.41% 27.42%
Number of salaries quoted 32548 41070 48331
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +54 113 £57,500 -11.54% 9
UK excluding London +82 61 £50,000 -20.00% 4
London +16 56 £65,000 -3.70% 6
South East +77 21 £50,000 -20.00% 2
North of England +25 20 £57,500 -20.69%
Yorkshire - 17 £57,500 -
East of England +15 12 £35,000 -36.36%
Scotland - 4 £35,000 -
North West -7 3 £60,000 -17.24%
South West - 3 £67,500 -
East Midlands +31 1 £65,000 -18.75%
Midlands +25 1 £65,000 +4.00% 1

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 116 (98.31%) Amazon AWS
2 89 (75.42%) DevOps
3 79 (66.95%) Linux
4 59 (50.00%) Python
5 56 (47.46%) Puppet
6 53 (44.92%) Opscode Chef
7 47 (39.83%) Windows
8 45 (38.14%) Agile Software Development
9 43 (36.44%) Terraform
9 43 (36.44%) Bash Shell
10 39 (33.05%) Unix
11 37 (31.36%) Continuous Integration
12 36 (30.51%) Migration
13 35 (29.66%) Microsoft Azure
14 34 (28.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 34 (28.81%) Perl
15 33 (27.97%) Red Hat
16 31 (26.27%) CentOS
16 31 (26.27%) Ansible
17 29 (24.58%) SQL
18 27 (22.88%) Jenkins
19 26 (22.03%) AWS CloudFormation
20 25 (21.19%) ServiceNow
20 25 (21.19%) SaaS
20 25 (21.19%) Oracle
21 24 (20.34%) Configuration Management
21 24 (20.34%) Banking
22 22 (18.64%) Docker
23 21 (17.80%) Fintech
24 20 (16.95%) Degree

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 14 (11.86%) Confluence
2 13 (11.02%) OpenStack
3 10 (8.47%) IIS
4 8 (6.78%) CloudStack
5 4 (3.39%) Apache
5 4 (3.39%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (3.39%) GlassFish
5 4 (3.39%) JBoss
5 4 (3.39%) MQSeries
5 4 (3.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (3.39%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.39%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.54%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.69%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.85%) nginx
Business Applications
1 4 (3.39%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 116 (98.31%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (29.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (22.03%) AWS CloudFormation
4 25 (21.19%) SaaS
5 18 (15.25%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (13.56%) Amazon S3
7 14 (11.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 9 (7.63%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (6.78%) IaaS
10 6 (5.08%) Amazon SQS
10 6 (5.08%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (5.08%) Heroku
11 5 (4.24%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (3.39%) Datadog
13 3 (2.54%) Amazon ELB
13 3 (2.54%) AWS OpsWorks
13 3 (2.54%) PaaS
13 3 (2.54%) Route 53
13 3 (2.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (1.69%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.63%) DNS
2 6 (5.08%) Firewall
3 5 (4.24%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.24%) VPN
4 4 (3.39%) Internet
4 4 (3.39%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (3.39%) SAN
5 3 (2.54%) Network Security
6 2 (1.69%) LAN
6 2 (1.69%) WAN
7 1 (0.85%) DHCP
7 1 (0.85%) FTP
7 1 (0.85%) HTTP
7 1 (0.85%) Intranet
7 1 (0.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.95%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.86%) Amazon RDS
3 10 (8.47%) MySQL
3 10 (8.47%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (4.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (3.39%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.54%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.69%) Big Data
8 2 (1.69%) Data Lake
8 2 (1.69%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.69%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.69%) Redis
9 1 (0.85%) Amazon Aurora
9 1 (0.85%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.85%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 27 (22.88%) Jenkins
2 17 (14.41%) Git (software)
3 14 (11.86%) TeamCity
4 12 (10.17%) JIRA
5 11 (9.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (8.47%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (4.24%) CircleCI
8 1 (0.85%) Ant
8 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.85%) Maven
8 1 (0.85%) Subversion
General
1 24 (20.34%) Banking
2 11 (9.32%) Finance
3 2 (1.69%) Law
3 2 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.69%) Retail
3 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (44.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 45 (38.14%) AWS Engineer
3 35 (29.66%) AWS DevOps
4 33 (27.97%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 31 (26.27%) Cloud Engineer
6 18 (15.25%) Architect
7 17 (14.41%) Platform Engineer
8 15 (12.71%) Senior DevOps
9 12 (10.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 11 (9.32%) Administrator
10 11 (9.32%) Systems Administrator
11 10 (8.47%) Lead DevOps
12 9 (7.63%) Developer
12 9 (7.63%) Lead DevOps Engineer
12 9 (7.63%) Linux Administrator
12 9 (7.63%) Linux Engineer
12 9 (7.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 7 (5.93%) Senior Cloud Engineer
13 7 (5.93%) Solutions Architect
14 6 (5.08%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.41%) Web Services
2 11 (9.32%) .NET
3 7 (5.93%) REST
4 6 (5.08%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.39%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (3.39%) EJB
5 4 (3.39%) EJB 3.0
5 4 (3.39%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (3.39%) HornetQ
5 4 (3.39%) Java EE
5 4 (3.39%) Java SE
5 4 (3.39%) JMS
5 4 (3.39%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (2.54%) Django
6 3 (2.54%) Node.js
7 2 (1.69%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.69%) Flask
7 2 (1.69%) Middleware
7 2 (1.69%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (1.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.80%) Fintech
2 12 (10.17%) Computer Science
3 10 (8.47%) PKI
3 10 (8.47%) Public Cloud
4 6 (5.08%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (4.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (4.24%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (4.24%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (3.39%) Replication
7 3 (2.54%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.69%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.69%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.69%) Social Media
9 1 (0.85%) iPad
9 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.85%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 79 (66.95%) Linux
2 47 (39.83%) Windows
3 39 (33.05%) Unix
4 34 (28.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (26.27%) CentOS
6 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.54%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.69%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (75.42%) DevOps
2 45 (38.14%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (31.36%) Continuous Integration
4 36 (30.51%) Migration
5 24 (20.34%) Configuration Management
6 16 (13.56%) Scrum
7 15 (12.71%) Continuous Delivery
8 13 (11.02%) TDD
9 12 (10.17%) Microservices
10 10 (8.47%) Pair Programming
10 10 (8.47%) Performance Monitoring
10 10 (8.47%) Security Monitoring
10 10 (8.47%) SOA
11 9 (7.63%) DSDM
11 9 (7.63%) High Availability
11 9 (7.63%) RUP
11 9 (7.63%) Test Automation
12 7 (5.93%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (5.93%) Continuous Deployment
12 7 (5.93%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 59 (50.00%) Python
2 43 (36.44%) Bash Shell
3 34 (28.81%) Perl
4 29 (24.58%) SQL
5 20 (16.95%) Java
6 18 (15.25%) Ruby
6 18 (15.25%) Shell Script
7 12 (10.17%) C#
8 6 (5.08%) C++
9 5 (4.24%) PHP
9 5 (4.24%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.39%) AWK
11 3 (2.54%) C
12 2 (1.69%) JavaScript
12 2 (1.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (16.95%) Degree
2 9 (7.63%) Master's Degree
3 6 (5.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.85%) MCSA
5 1 (0.85%) MCSE
5 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.63%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) COBIT
2 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (18.64%) Docker
2 8 (6.78%) vSphere
2 8 (6.78%) Xen
2 8 (6.78%) XenServer
3 7 (5.93%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.24%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.54%) KVM
6 2 (1.69%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.85%) iptables
Systems Management
1 56 (47.46%) Puppet
2 53 (44.92%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (36.44%) Terraform
4 31 (26.27%) Ansible
5 8 (6.78%) Cobbler
5 8 (6.78%) Kubernetes
5 8 (6.78%) Tivoli
6 5 (4.24%) Nagios
7 4 (3.39%) Consul
7 4 (3.39%) Graphite
7 4 (3.39%) Graylog
7 4 (3.39%) Packer
8 2 (1.69%) SCCM
9 1 (0.85%) Kibana
9 1 (0.85%) Mesos
9 1 (0.85%) Rancher
9 1 (0.85%) rkt
9 1 (0.85%) Salt
9 1 (0.85%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 33 (27.97%) Red Hat
2 25 (21.19%) Oracle
2 25 (21.19%) ServiceNow
3 14 (11.86%) Microsoft
4 11 (9.32%) New Relic
5 10 (8.47%) Atlassian
6 9 (7.63%) Google
7 8 (6.78%) EnterpriseDB
8 7 (5.93%) VMware
9 5 (4.24%) Cognizant
9 5 (4.24%) Splunk
9 5 (4.24%) Trend Micro
10 4 (3.39%) hybris
10 4 (3.39%) SAP
11 2 (1.69%) Adobe
11 2 (1.69%) CA
11 2 (1.69%) CA Agile Central
11 2 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.69%) Twitter
12 1 (0.85%) Rackspace