Period
to 21 June 2018

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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Certification
UK
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 756 1071 1208
Rank change year-on-year +315 +137 +64
Permanent jobs citing AWS Certification 456 124 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.072% 0.034%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.11% 0.29% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 380 74 64
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.69% +30.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £47,375 £48,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% - +15.00%

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 40,923 42,921 55,221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.72% 24.88% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 30,813 33,598 44,434
UK median annual salary £49,552 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.12% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 21 June 2018.

Salary histogram for AWS Certification in the UK

AWS Certification
Top 14 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 21 June 2018. 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 +290 420 £62,500 +4.17% 49
London +219 282 £70,000 -6.67% 30
UK excluding London +96 171 £55,000 -4.35% 21
North of England +57 73 £52,500 -8.70% 7
North West +39 48 £56,250 -2.17% 5
Scotland -6 30 £40,000 - 1
South East +25 27 £67,000 -25.56% 1
South West +8 25 £60,000 -25.00% 5
Yorkshire +14 18 £52,500 -8.70% 2
East of England -6 9 £75,000 +114.29% 4
North East -18 7 £50,000 +42.86%
Wales +12 4 £43,750 +9.38%
Midlands +18 3 £82,500 +50.00% 2
East Midlands +6 3 £82,500 +50.00%

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, 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.

1 435 (95.39%) Amazon AWS
2 340 (74.56%) DevOps
3 214 (46.93%) Linux
4 201 (44.08%) Python
5 175 (38.38%) Agile Software Development
6 157 (34.43%) Ansible
7 148 (32.46%) Docker
8 133 (29.17%) Bash Shell
9 131 (28.73%) Microsoft Azure
10 123 (26.97%) Puppet
11 118 (25.88%) Jenkins
12 105 (23.03%) AWS CloudFormation
13 103 (22.59%) Opscode Chef
14 99 (21.71%) Configuration Management
15 97 (21.27%) Windows
16 95 (20.83%) Terraform
17 94 (20.61%) Java
18 86 (18.86%) Web Services
19 85 (18.64%) Google Cloud Platform
20 84 (18.42%) SaaS
21 81 (17.76%) Finance
22 73 (16.01%) JavaScript
23 71 (15.57%) Microservices
24 70 (15.35%) Amazon EC2
25 68 (14.91%) GCP
26 65 (14.25%) Serverless
27 64 (14.04%) IaaS
27 64 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
28 63 (13.82%) Git (software)
28 63 (13.82%) Ruby

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 37 (8.11%) Elasticsearch
2 36 (7.89%) Apache
3 35 (7.68%) Tomcat
4 23 (5.04%) IIS
5 22 (4.82%) nginx
6 15 (3.29%) Confluence
7 12 (2.63%) Apache Solr
8 11 (2.41%) OpenStack
9 7 (1.54%) CMS
9 7 (1.54%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.88%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.66%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.66%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.44%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.44%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 6 (1.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (0.66%) Magento
2 3 (0.66%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 435 (95.39%) Amazon AWS
2 131 (28.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 105 (23.03%) AWS CloudFormation
4 85 (18.64%) Google Cloud Platform
5 84 (18.42%) SaaS
6 70 (15.35%) Amazon EC2
7 65 (14.25%) Serverless
8 64 (14.04%) IaaS
9 62 (13.60%) PaaS
10 51 (11.18%) AWS Lambda
11 48 (10.53%) Amazon S3
11 48 (10.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 38 (8.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 34 (7.46%) Amazon ELB
14 27 (5.92%) Office 365
15 26 (5.70%) Heroku
16 25 (5.48%) GitHub
17 24 (5.26%) Route 53
18 22 (4.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 22 (4.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 36 (7.89%) DNS
2 27 (5.92%) VPN
3 21 (4.61%) TCP/IP
4 19 (4.17%) Network Security
5 17 (3.73%) Firewall
5 17 (3.73%) Internet
5 17 (3.73%) SSL
6 12 (2.63%) DHCP
7 7 (1.54%) HTTP
7 7 (1.54%) SAN
8 5 (1.10%) BGP
9 4 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (0.88%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (0.88%) WAN
10 3 (0.66%) NAS
11 2 (0.44%) DMVPN
11 2 (0.44%) NetScaler
11 2 (0.44%) Reverse Proxy
11 2 (0.44%) SMTP
11 2 (0.44%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (13.16%) Amazon RDS
2 51 (11.18%) MySQL
3 31 (6.80%) MongoDB
4 29 (6.36%) Big Data
5 26 (5.70%) Redis
5 26 (5.70%) SQL Server
6 23 (5.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 20 (4.39%) PostgreSQL
8 19 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
9 18 (3.95%) Amazon Redshift
10 17 (3.73%) NoSQL
11 10 (2.19%) Data Lake
11 10 (2.19%) Hadoop
12 5 (1.10%) Amazon Athena
12 5 (1.10%) Amazon Aurora
12 5 (1.10%) Riak
13 4 (0.88%) Amazon QuickSight
14 3 (0.66%) SQL Server 2016
15 2 (0.44%) MariaDB
15 2 (0.44%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 118 (25.88%) Jenkins
2 63 (13.82%) Git (software)
3 22 (4.82%) JIRA
4 20 (4.39%) TeamCity
5 19 (4.17%) GitLab
6 18 (3.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 16 (3.51%) Octopus Deploy
8 15 (3.29%) Maven
9 11 (2.41%) Subversion
10 5 (1.10%) Vagrant
11 4 (0.88%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (0.88%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.66%) SonarQube
12 3 (0.66%) Sonatype Nexus
13 2 (0.44%) CircleCI
13 2 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
14 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
14 1 (0.22%) jMock
14 1 (0.22%) Selenium
General
1 81 (17.76%) Finance
2 16 (3.51%) Banking
3 8 (1.75%) Front Office
3 8 (1.75%) Marketing
3 8 (1.75%) Retail
4 6 (1.32%) Billing
5 5 (1.10%) Games
6 2 (0.44%) Advertising
6 2 (0.44%) Digital Economy
6 2 (0.44%) French Language
6 2 (0.44%) German Language
6 2 (0.44%) Law
6 2 (0.44%) Swedish Language
6 2 (0.44%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.22%) Back Office
7 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.22%) Publishing
7 1 (0.22%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 151 (33.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 115 (25.22%) AWS DevOps
3 110 (24.12%) AWS Engineer
4 87 (19.08%) Architect
5 84 (18.42%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 83 (18.20%) Consultant
7 69 (15.13%) Cloud Engineer
8 66 (14.47%) AWS Architect
9 53 (11.62%) Linux Engineer
10 52 (11.40%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 49 (10.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 46 (10.09%) Technical Consultant
13 39 (8.55%) Cloud Architect
14 35 (7.68%) Developer
15 32 (7.02%) AWS Consultant
16 25 (5.48%) Solutions Architect
17 23 (5.04%) AWS Solutions Architect
18 21 (4.61%) Senior DevOps
19 18 (3.95%) Principal Consultant
19 18 (3.95%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (18.86%) Web Services
2 30 (6.58%) REST
3 29 (6.36%) AngularJS
3 29 (6.36%) Node.js
4 21 (4.61%) React
5 19 (4.17%) .NET
6 18 (3.95%) LEMP Stack
7 17 (3.73%) LAMP
8 11 (2.41%) RabbitMQ
8 11 (2.41%) Spring
9 9 (1.97%) J2EE
10 8 (1.75%) J2SE
11 7 (1.54%) Elastic Stack
11 7 (1.54%) jQuery
11 7 (1.54%) LDAP
12 6 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (1.32%) YAML
13 5 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (1.10%) Java EE
13 5 (1.10%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 49 (10.75%) Public Cloud
2 21 (4.61%) Data Centre
3 15 (3.29%) Computer Science
3 15 (3.29%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (1.97%) Hybrid Cloud
5 9 (1.97%) Private Cloud
6 8 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (1.54%) Cloud Native
7 7 (1.54%) Clustering
7 7 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (1.10%) Fintech
9 4 (0.88%) Smart Meter
10 3 (0.66%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.66%) PKI
11 2 (0.44%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.44%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.44%) Replication
11 2 (0.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 214 (46.93%) Linux
2 97 (21.27%) Windows
3 51 (11.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 36 (7.89%) Unix
5 30 (6.58%) Windows Server
6 27 (5.92%) CentOS
7 17 (3.73%) Ubuntu
8 15 (3.29%) Amazon Linux
9 9 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.66%) Debian
12 2 (0.44%) Kali Linux
12 2 (0.44%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.44%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.22%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (74.56%) DevOps
2 175 (38.38%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (21.71%) Configuration Management
4 71 (15.57%) Microservices
5 64 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
6 62 (13.60%) Deployment Automation
7 39 (8.55%) Analytics
7 39 (8.55%) Software Engineering
7 39 (8.55%) TDD
8 36 (7.89%) Migration
9 34 (7.46%) E-Commerce
10 32 (7.02%) Continuous Delivery
10 32 (7.02%) Open Source
11 31 (6.80%) ITIL
12 28 (6.14%) SDLC
13 27 (5.92%) IT Strategy
14 25 (5.48%) Problem-Solving
15 23 (5.04%) Information Security
15 23 (5.04%) Unit Testing
16 22 (4.82%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 201 (44.08%) Python
2 133 (29.17%) Bash Shell
3 94 (20.61%) Java
4 73 (16.01%) JavaScript
5 63 (13.82%) Ruby
6 61 (13.38%) PowerShell
7 52 (11.40%) SQL
8 37 (8.11%) Shell Script
9 24 (5.26%) Perl
10 15 (3.29%) PHP
11 14 (3.07%) C#
12 9 (1.97%) Go
12 9 (1.97%) Java 8
13 8 (1.75%) Bourne shell
13 8 (1.75%) Korn
14 7 (1.54%) Scala
15 5 (1.10%) Kotlin
16 4 (0.88%) Groovy
17 2 (0.44%) AWK
17 2 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (6.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (6.36%) MCSE
3 28 (6.14%) Degree
4 16 (3.51%) MCSA
5 13 (2.85%) RHCE
6 11 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (1.32%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 6 (1.32%) CISSP
9 5 (1.10%) CCNA
9 5 (1.10%) Security Cleared
10 3 (0.66%) CCNP
10 3 (0.66%) MCITP
11 2 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.44%) HP ASE
11 2 (0.44%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.44%) MCSD
11 2 (0.44%) NCIE
12 1 (0.22%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (14.91%) GCP
2 16 (3.51%) QA
3 5 (1.10%) GDPR
4 4 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.66%) DICOM
5 3 (0.66%) HIPAA
5 3 (0.66%) HL7
5 3 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 148 (32.46%) Docker
2 25 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (4.82%) Active Directory
4 12 (2.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 11 (2.41%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.88%) Squid
7 4 (0.88%) vSphere
8 3 (0.66%) vCloud
9 2 (0.44%) FreeRADIUS
9 2 (0.44%) KVM
9 2 (0.44%) pfSense
10 1 (0.22%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 157 (34.43%) Ansible
2 123 (26.97%) Puppet
3 103 (22.59%) Opscode Chef
4 95 (20.83%) Terraform
5 43 (9.43%) Kubernetes
6 19 (4.17%) Nagios
7 15 (3.29%) Packer
8 14 (3.07%) Cobbler
9 9 (1.97%) HAProxy
10 8 (1.75%) Single Sign-On
11 6 (1.32%) CASB
11 6 (1.32%) Control-M
12 4 (0.88%) Graphite
12 4 (0.88%) Kibana
12 4 (0.88%) logstash
13 3 (0.66%) Docker Swarm
13 3 (0.66%) Rundeck
14 2 (0.44%) Consul
14 2 (0.44%) Prometheus
14 2 (0.44%) Salt
Vendors
1 48 (10.53%) Google
2 46 (10.09%) Red Hat
3 43 (9.43%) Microsoft
4 30 (6.58%) VMware
5 20 (4.39%) hybris
5 20 (4.39%) New Relic
6 19 (4.17%) Oracle
7 16 (3.51%) Citrix
8 14 (3.07%) Cisco
9 9 (1.97%) AppDynamics
9 9 (1.97%) CenturyLink
9 9 (1.97%) HP
9 9 (1.97%) IBM
9 9 (1.97%) Splunk
9 9 (1.97%) Tableau
10 7 (1.54%) Adobe
10 7 (1.54%) Capita
10 7 (1.54%) Dell
10 7 (1.54%) MicroStrategy
11 6 (1.32%) Salesforce.com