Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Certification
UK
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 685 760 1055
Rank change year-on-year +75 +295 +157
Permanent jobs citing AWS Certification 441 448 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.26% 0.073%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.25% 1.09% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 295 372 74
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +2.13% -9.62%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £47,375
90th Percentile £103,750 £88,750 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -8.70% -

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 35,397 40,945 42,977
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.63% 23.78% 24.96%
Number of salaries quoted 25,374 30,885 33,583
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,582 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.94% +4.90% -

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 +103 413 £70,000 +12.00% 24
London +37 229 £75,000 +8.70% 17
UK excluding London +112 199 £60,000 +14.29% 11
South East +96 84 £65,000 -2.99% 2
North of England +29 69 £60,000 +14.29% 5
North West +21 35 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Yorkshire +4 26 £60,000 +14.29% 1
Midlands +67 24 £57,500 -30.30%
West Midlands - 15 £51,250 -
Scotland -6 11 £52,500 +23.53% 3
South West +4 10 £75,000 +25.00%
East Midlands +34 9 £77,500 -6.06%
North East +26 8 £39,500 -28.18% 1
Wales +7 4 £51,250 +17.14%
East of England +60 3 £87,500 +16.67%

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 (89.12%) Amazon AWS
2 249 (56.46%) DevOps
3 201 (45.58%) Agile Software Development
4 198 (44.90%) Linux
5 164 (37.19%) Finance
6 155 (35.15%) Python
7 137 (31.07%) Microsoft Azure
8 119 (26.98%) Terraform
9 115 (26.08%) Kubernetes
10 102 (23.13%) Ansible
10 102 (23.13%) Docker
11 100 (22.68%) Migration
11 100 (22.68%) Problem-Solving
12 99 (22.45%) Jenkins
13 98 (22.22%) PaaS
14 94 (21.32%) Puppet
15 90 (20.41%) Microservices
15 90 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
15 90 (20.41%) Microsoft
16 89 (20.18%) Java
17 86 (19.50%) Software Engineering
18 84 (19.05%) Amazon S3
19 83 (18.82%) Degree
20 80 (18.14%) Serverless
21 79 (17.91%) Windows
22 75 (17.01%) Bash Shell
23 74 (16.78%) Configuration Management
24 72 (16.33%) Web Services
25 69 (15.65%) Amazon EC2
26 66 (14.97%) 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 24 (5.44%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (3.40%) Confluence
3 13 (2.95%) IIS
4 10 (2.27%) Apache Spark
5 8 (1.81%) nginx
6 5 (1.13%) Apache
7 4 (0.91%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.68%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.68%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.45%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.45%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (1.81%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.45%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 393 (89.12%) Amazon AWS
2 137 (31.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 98 (22.22%) PaaS
4 84 (19.05%) Amazon S3
5 80 (18.14%) Serverless
6 69 (15.65%) Amazon EC2
7 66 (14.97%) AWS Lambda
8 65 (14.74%) IaaS
9 57 (12.93%) AWS CloudFormation
10 49 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
11 34 (7.71%) Route 53
11 34 (7.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 31 (7.03%) SaaS
13 28 (6.35%) Amazon ECS
14 25 (5.67%) Office 365
15 22 (4.99%) Amazon SQS
15 22 (4.99%) GitHub
16 20 (4.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 19 (4.31%) AWS Fargate
18 18 (4.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 45 (10.20%) DNS
2 28 (6.35%) TCP/IP
3 27 (6.12%) WAN
4 25 (5.67%) LAN
5 24 (5.44%) Wi-Fi
6 19 (4.31%) PABX
6 19 (4.31%) VoIP
7 17 (3.85%) Firewall
7 17 (3.85%) VPN
8 14 (3.17%) Internet
8 14 (3.17%) Network Security
9 12 (2.72%) SAN
10 9 (2.04%) SSL
11 7 (1.59%) DHCP
12 6 (1.36%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (1.36%) NAS
13 4 (0.91%) HTTP
13 4 (0.91%) VLAN
14 3 (0.68%) Cisco Nexus
14 3 (0.68%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (13.15%) Amazon RDS
2 45 (10.20%) SQL Server
3 35 (7.94%) NoSQL
4 30 (6.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 26 (5.90%) Big Data
6 21 (4.76%) MongoDB
7 19 (4.31%) DB2
7 19 (4.31%) MySQL
8 18 (4.08%) Amazon Redshift
8 18 (4.08%) Hadoop
8 18 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (3.17%) Amazon Athena
9 14 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
9 14 (3.17%) Relational Database
10 12 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (1.81%) Apache Hive
12 7 (1.59%) Data Lake
13 6 (1.36%) Pentaho
14 4 (0.91%) HBase
14 4 (0.91%) Impala
Development Applications
1 99 (22.45%) Jenkins
2 58 (13.15%) Git (software)
3 26 (5.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 26 (5.90%) Maven
4 22 (4.99%) Artifactory
4 22 (4.99%) GitLab
5 19 (4.31%) MSI
6 17 (3.85%) JIRA
7 13 (2.95%) Bitbucket Server
8 12 (2.72%) Bitbucket
9 10 (2.27%) Hudson
10 8 (1.81%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (1.59%) Subversion
11 7 (1.59%) TeamCity
12 6 (1.36%) Cucumber
12 6 (1.36%) GoCD
13 5 (1.13%) Gradle
13 5 (1.13%) Selenium
14 3 (0.68%) Mocha
14 3 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
General
1 164 (37.19%) Finance
2 26 (5.90%) Marketing
3 25 (5.67%) Manufacturing
4 19 (4.31%) Banking
5 11 (2.49%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.27%) Financial Institution
7 9 (2.04%) Front Office
8 8 (1.81%) Legal
9 6 (1.36%) Electronics
10 4 (0.91%) Advertising
10 4 (0.91%) Billing
10 4 (0.91%) Retail
11 2 (0.45%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.45%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.23%) Publishing
12 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 131 (29.71%) Architect
2 104 (23.58%) DevOps Engineer
3 98 (22.22%) AWS Engineer
4 81 (18.37%) Cloud Architect
5 68 (15.42%) AWS DevOps
6 65 (14.74%) Cloud Engineer
7 61 (13.83%) Solutions Architect
8 53 (12.02%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 51 (11.56%) AWS Architect
9 51 (11.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 40 (9.07%) Linux Engineer
11 37 (8.39%) Azure Architect
12 36 (8.16%) Developer
12 36 (8.16%) Python Engineer
13 34 (7.71%) Consultant
14 30 (6.80%) Data Engineer
15 26 (5.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 26 (5.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 25 (5.67%) AWS Solutions Architect
17 23 (5.22%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (16.33%) Web Services
2 40 (9.07%) .NET
3 19 (4.31%) J2EE
4 17 (3.85%) ASP.NET
5 16 (3.63%) Node.js
5 16 (3.63%) React
6 13 (2.95%) AngularJS
7 12 (2.72%) Elastic Stack
7 12 (2.72%) Pandas
7 12 (2.72%) PySpark
7 12 (2.72%) pytest
8 10 (2.27%) .NET Framework
8 10 (2.27%) JSON
8 10 (2.27%) Kafka
9 8 (1.81%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (1.81%) OAuth
9 8 (1.81%) OpenID
9 8 (1.81%) SAML
10 7 (1.59%) J2SE
10 7 (1.59%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 66 (14.97%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (14.51%) Public Cloud
3 62 (14.06%) Hybrid Cloud
4 49 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
5 45 (10.20%) Cloud Native
6 41 (9.30%) Data Centre
7 23 (5.22%) Self-Motivation
8 18 (4.08%) Virtual Team
9 11 (2.49%) Greenfield Project
10 8 (1.81%) CESG
10 8 (1.81%) Clustering
11 7 (1.59%) Management Information System
12 6 (1.36%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.36%) Private Cloud
12 6 (1.36%) Security Operations Centre
13 5 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
13 5 (1.13%) Mobile App
13 5 (1.13%) SWIFT
14 4 (0.91%) PKI
14 4 (0.91%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 198 (44.90%) Linux
2 79 (17.91%) Windows
3 34 (7.71%) Unix
4 23 (5.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (2.27%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.27%) Ubuntu
6 9 (2.04%) CentOS
6 9 (2.04%) Windows Server
7 7 (1.59%) Debian
8 6 (1.36%) AIX
9 5 (1.13%) Android
9 5 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.45%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.45%) VMS
11 1 (0.23%) Fedora
11 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (56.46%) DevOps
2 201 (45.58%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (22.68%) Migration
3 100 (22.68%) Problem-Solving
4 90 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
4 90 (20.41%) Microservices
5 86 (19.50%) Software Engineering
6 74 (16.78%) Configuration Management
7 55 (12.47%) TOGAF
8 54 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 53 (12.02%) Creative Thinking
10 51 (11.56%) SDLC
11 50 (11.34%) Cloud Operations
12 49 (11.11%) Computer Science
13 48 (10.88%) Infrastructure as Code
13 48 (10.88%) Open Source
13 48 (10.88%) Thought Leadership
14 46 (10.43%) Project Management
15 45 (10.20%) Programme Management
15 45 (10.20%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 155 (35.15%) Python
2 89 (20.18%) Java
3 75 (17.01%) Bash Shell
4 53 (12.02%) Ruby
4 53 (12.02%) SQL
5 45 (10.20%) JavaScript
6 30 (6.80%) PowerShell
7 25 (5.67%) C#
7 25 (5.67%) Go
8 23 (5.22%) Perl
9 13 (2.95%) PHP
10 12 (2.72%) C++
10 12 (2.72%) Scala
11 10 (2.27%) Shell Script
12 8 (1.81%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.91%) Apple Swift
13 4 (0.91%) Kotlin
13 4 (0.91%) VBScript
14 3 (0.68%) Korn
15 2 (0.45%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 83 (18.82%) Degree
2 36 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (7.03%) MCSE
4 29 (6.58%) Computer Science Degree
5 25 (5.67%) Security Cleared
6 24 (5.44%) CISSP
7 22 (4.99%) MCSA
8 20 (4.54%) TOGAF Certification
9 17 (3.85%) SC Cleared
10 15 (3.40%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (2.72%) PMI Certification
11 12 (2.72%) PMP
12 9 (2.04%) CEH
12 9 (2.04%) CISM
13 8 (1.81%) CESG Certified Professional
14 7 (1.59%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 7 (1.59%) CCNA
14 7 (1.59%) CISA
15 6 (1.36%) Master's Degree
15 6 (1.36%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.72%) GDPR
1 12 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (1.59%) PCI DSS
2 7 (1.59%) QA
3 6 (1.36%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.36%) SLA
4 5 (1.13%) NIST
5 1 (0.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 102 (23.13%) Docker
2 45 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (7.94%) Active Directory
4 21 (4.76%) Hyper-V
5 19 (4.31%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (1.59%) vSphere
7 6 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.91%) HDFS
9 2 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.45%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.23%) Varnish
10 1 (0.23%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 119 (26.98%) Terraform
2 115 (26.08%) Kubernetes
3 102 (23.13%) Ansible
4 94 (21.32%) Puppet
5 50 (11.34%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (4.31%) IBM BigFix
7 18 (4.08%) Prometheus
8 16 (3.63%) Packer
9 13 (2.95%) Rancher
10 11 (2.49%) Grafana
11 9 (2.04%) Kibana
12 7 (1.59%) Docker Swarm
12 7 (1.59%) Graphite
12 7 (1.59%) Opsview
13 6 (1.36%) logstash
14 5 (1.13%) Salt
14 5 (1.13%) SCCM
15 4 (0.91%) ZABBIX
16 3 (0.68%) CFEngine
16 3 (0.68%) Nagios
Vendors
1 90 (20.41%) Microsoft
2 51 (11.56%) VMware
3 46 (10.43%) Google
4 33 (7.48%) Oracle
5 28 (6.35%) SAP
6 24 (5.44%) Red Hat
7 22 (4.99%) Citrix
8 19 (4.31%) Aruba
8 19 (4.31%) IBM
9 13 (2.95%) Cisco
9 13 (2.95%) Rackspace
10 10 (2.27%) Dynatrace
10 10 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (2.27%) Splunk
11 8 (1.81%) HP
12 7 (1.59%) New Relic
12 7 (1.59%) ServiceNow
13 6 (1.36%) AppDynamics
13 6 (1.36%) Atlassian
14 5 (1.13%) NetApp