Period
to 9 April 2020

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 9 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Certification
UK
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 658 716 828
Rank change year-on-year +58 +112 +215
Permanent jobs citing AWS Certification 350 443 389
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.30% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.42% 1.21% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 272 357 328
Median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% +9.80% -1.92%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £97,250 £110,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -12.00%

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 24,688 36,622 41,946
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.44% 24.57% 23.67%
Number of salaries quoted 18,180 26,432 32,187
Median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% +4.65% +2.99%

AWS Certification
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing AWS Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for AWS Certification in the UK

AWS Certification
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing AWS Certification.

Salary trend for AWS Certification in the UK

AWS Certification
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS Certification over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

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 9 April 2020. 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 +50 326 £67,500 -3.57% 42
London +59 178 £80,000 - 22
UK excluding London +95 170 £62,500 +4.17% 23
North of England +27 51 £61,250 +2.08% 11
Midlands +63 48 £70,000 +36.59% 1
South East +53 31 £67,500 -3.57% 4
East Midlands +56 28 £75,000 -3.23%
North West +43 27 £62,500 +4.17% 5
Yorkshire +51 24 £55,000 -2.22% 6
West Midlands +53 20 £67,500 +31.71% 1
South West +64 17 £60,000 -7.69% 1
Scotland +49 15 £70,000 +75.00% 3
Work from Home +7 12 £90,000 +20.00% 3
East of England +50 7 £65,000 - 3
Wales -7 7 £35,000 -28.21%

For the 6 months to 9 April 2020, 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.

1 337 (96.29%) AWS
2 188 (53.71%) DevOps
3 127 (36.29%) Agile Software Development
4 123 (35.14%) Azure
4 123 (35.14%) Terraform
5 121 (34.57%) Finance
6 116 (33.14%) Python
7 98 (28.00%) Linux
8 92 (26.29%) Serverless
9 86 (24.57%) AWS CloudFormation
10 84 (24.00%) Docker
11 78 (22.29%) Migration
12 75 (21.43%) Ansible
13 74 (21.14%) Infrastructure as Code
14 72 (20.57%) Java
15 71 (20.29%) Degree
16 66 (18.86%) Jenkins
17 63 (18.00%) IaaS
18 62 (17.71%) Public Cloud
18 62 (17.71%) SaaS
19 61 (17.43%) PaaS
19 61 (17.43%) Kubernetes
20 60 (17.14%) Amazon S3
21 57 (16.29%) Microservices
22 55 (15.71%) Microsoft
22 55 (15.71%) AWS Lambda
23 52 (14.86%) Opscode Chef
24 50 (14.29%) Puppet
25 49 (14.00%) Amazon EC2
25 49 (14.00%) JavaScript

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 (4.00%) Apache Spark
1 14 (4.00%) Confluence
2 9 (2.57%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (2.57%) IIS
3 7 (2.00%) Apache
4 6 (1.71%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (1.43%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.14%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.57%) Anypoint
8 2 (0.57%) CMS
8 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.57%) Jupyter
8 2 (0.57%) Kentico
8 2 (0.57%) nginx
8 2 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.57%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 337 (96.29%) AWS
2 123 (35.14%) Azure
3 92 (26.29%) Serverless
4 86 (24.57%) AWS CloudFormation
5 63 (18.00%) IaaS
6 62 (17.71%) SaaS
7 61 (17.43%) PaaS
8 60 (17.14%) Amazon S3
9 55 (15.71%) AWS Lambda
10 49 (14.00%) Amazon EC2
11 46 (13.14%) GCP
12 34 (9.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 29 (8.29%) Amazon ECS
14 25 (7.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 23 (6.57%) Office 365
16 21 (6.00%) Amazon ELB
17 19 (5.43%) Route 53
18 14 (4.00%) Amazon Kinesis
19 12 (3.43%) Azure Active Directory
19 12 (3.43%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.14%) Firewall
2 21 (6.00%) DNS
3 18 (5.14%) TCP/IP
4 10 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (2.86%) LAN
4 10 (2.86%) VPN
4 10 (2.86%) WAN
5 8 (2.29%) Network Security
6 5 (1.43%) Internet
6 5 (1.43%) MQTT
7 3 (0.86%) VoIP
8 2 (0.57%) CTI
8 2 (0.57%) DHCP
8 2 (0.57%) NAS
8 2 (0.57%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (0.29%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.29%) HSRP
9 1 (0.29%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.29%) Skype
9 1 (0.29%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (13.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 25 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 23 (6.57%) SQL Server
4 22 (6.29%) NoSQL
5 21 (6.00%) Big Data
6 20 (5.71%) Amazon Athena
6 20 (5.71%) RDBMS
7 19 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (4.86%) MongoDB
9 16 (4.57%) Hadoop
9 16 (4.57%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
10 14 (4.00%) HBase
11 13 (3.71%) Apache Cassandra
11 13 (3.71%) Apache Hive
11 13 (3.71%) CouchDB
11 13 (3.71%) OLAP
11 13 (3.71%) OLTP
11 13 (3.71%) Oracle OLAP
11 13 (3.71%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 66 (18.86%) Jenkins
2 28 (8.00%) Git (software)
3 17 (4.86%) JIRA
4 13 (3.71%) ERwin
4 13 (3.71%) Maven
4 13 (3.71%) PowerDesigner
5 10 (2.86%) Selenium
6 9 (2.57%) JUnit
7 7 (2.00%) Vagrant
8 6 (1.71%) Cucumber
8 6 (1.71%) GitLab
9 5 (1.43%) Bitbucket
9 5 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.86%) Mocha
11 2 (0.57%) Metasploit
11 2 (0.57%) WebScarab
12 1 (0.29%) Gatling
12 1 (0.29%) RSpec
12 1 (0.29%) Travis CI
12 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 121 (34.57%) Finance
2 27 (7.71%) Public Sector
3 21 (6.00%) Banking
4 18 (5.14%) Telecoms
5 16 (4.57%) Games
6 10 (2.86%) Retail
7 7 (2.00%) Advertising
7 7 (2.00%) Publishing
8 6 (1.71%) Police
9 3 (0.86%) Law
10 2 (0.57%) Electronics
10 2 (0.57%) Legal
10 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.57%) Marketing
11 1 (0.29%) Front Office
11 1 (0.29%) Local Government
11 1 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 90 (25.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 87 (24.86%) Architect
3 68 (19.43%) AWS Engineer
4 44 (12.57%) Cloud Engineer
5 38 (10.86%) Developer
6 37 (10.57%) Cloud Architect
7 34 (9.71%) Solutions Architect
8 29 (8.29%) AWS DevOps
9 28 (8.00%) AWS Architect
10 26 (7.43%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 25 (7.14%) Consultant
12 21 (6.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
12 21 (6.00%) Java Developer
12 21 (6.00%) Senior Developer
13 18 (5.14%) Senior Java Developer
14 15 (4.29%) AWS Solutions Architect
15 14 (4.00%) Data Architect
15 14 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 13 (3.71%) Big Data Developer
16 13 (3.71%) Senior Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (11.43%) Node.js
2 34 (9.71%) Web Services
3 27 (7.71%) HTML
4 23 (6.57%) Middleware
5 20 (5.71%) FIX Protocol
5 20 (5.71%) Kafka
6 18 (5.14%) J2EE
6 18 (5.14%) JSON
7 17 (4.86%) CSS
8 14 (4.00%) Elastic Stack
9 13 (3.71%) XML
10 10 (2.86%) AngularJS
11 9 (2.57%) HTML5
12 8 (2.29%) .NET
13 6 (1.71%) Spring
14 4 (1.14%) Laravel
14 4 (1.14%) RESTful
14 4 (1.14%) Sensu
14 4 (1.14%) Velocity
15 3 (0.86%) React
Miscellaneous
1 62 (17.71%) Public Cloud
2 40 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (9.71%) Data Centre
4 31 (8.86%) Hybrid Cloud
5 28 (8.00%) Private Cloud
6 23 (6.57%) Management Information System
7 20 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (5.43%) Cloud Native
9 16 (4.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 16 (4.57%) User Experience
10 13 (3.71%) Reference Data
11 9 (2.57%) Self-Motivation
12 8 (2.29%) Virtual Team
13 7 (2.00%) Mobile App
14 6 (1.71%) Linux Command Line
15 5 (1.43%) Raspberry Pi
16 4 (1.14%) Enterprise Cloud
16 4 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
16 4 (1.14%) Over-the-Top Content
16 4 (1.14%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 98 (28.00%) Linux
2 44 (12.57%) Windows
3 19 (5.43%) Windows Server
4 17 (4.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (3.43%) Unix
6 8 (2.29%) VMS
7 5 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.43%) Windows Server 2016
8 4 (1.14%) CentOS
8 4 (1.14%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.86%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.57%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.29%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.29%) Debian
11 1 (0.29%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (53.71%) DevOps
2 127 (36.29%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (22.29%) Migration
4 74 (21.14%) Infrastructure as Code
5 57 (16.29%) Microservices
6 48 (13.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 47 (13.43%) Computer Science
8 43 (12.29%) Continuous Integration
9 42 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
9 42 (12.00%) Software Engineering
10 37 (10.57%) Analytics
11 30 (8.57%) Deployment Automation
12 29 (8.29%) Artificial Intelligence
13 27 (7.71%) Infrastructure Automation
13 27 (7.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 27 (7.71%) Mentoring
13 27 (7.71%) Scrum
14 26 (7.43%) Configuration Management
14 26 (7.43%) Fintech
15 25 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 116 (33.14%) Python
2 72 (20.57%) Java
3 49 (14.00%) JavaScript
4 38 (10.86%) PowerShell
5 35 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 24 (6.86%) SQL
7 17 (4.86%) Go
8 16 (4.57%) PHP
9 14 (4.00%) Ruby
9 14 (4.00%) Scala
10 12 (3.43%) Shell Script
11 11 (3.14%) C#
12 7 (2.00%) Perl
13 6 (1.71%) TypeScript
14 5 (1.43%) C
14 5 (1.43%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.14%) C++
16 3 (0.86%) Java 8
17 2 (0.57%) Rust
Qualifications
1 71 (20.29%) Degree
2 29 (8.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (4.86%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (3.71%) CISSP
5 13 (3.71%) Master's Degree
5 13 (3.71%) MCSE
6 12 (3.43%) SC Cleared
6 12 (3.43%) Security Cleared
7 9 (2.57%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 9 (2.57%) CCNA
8 7 (2.00%) CCSP
9 5 (1.43%) CCNP
9 5 (1.43%) MCITP
9 5 (1.43%) MCTS
10 4 (1.14%) CISA
10 4 (1.14%) CISM
11 3 (0.86%) MCSA
11 3 (0.86%) MCSD
12 2 (0.57%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.14%) QA
2 20 (5.71%) SLA
3 13 (3.71%) Data Quality
3 13 (3.71%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 84 (24.00%) Docker
2 31 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (8.29%) Active Directory
4 15 (4.29%) Hyper-V
5 12 (3.43%) HDFS
6 7 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.14%) vSphere
8 1 (0.29%) Firmware
8 1 (0.29%) KVM
8 1 (0.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 123 (35.14%) Terraform
2 75 (21.43%) Ansible
3 61 (17.43%) Kubernetes
4 52 (14.86%) Opscode Chef
5 50 (14.29%) Puppet
6 13 (3.71%) Prometheus
7 10 (2.86%) Grafana
8 8 (2.29%) Rancher
9 7 (2.00%) Kibana
9 7 (2.00%) logstash
9 7 (2.00%) vRealize
10 6 (1.71%) Packer
11 4 (1.14%) WSUS
11 4 (1.14%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.57%) Core Impact
12 2 (0.57%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (0.57%) Nessus
12 2 (0.57%) Nexpose
13 1 (0.29%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 55 (15.71%) Microsoft
2 41 (11.71%) VMware
3 33 (9.43%) Google
4 22 (6.29%) Oracle
5 13 (3.71%) Splunk
6 11 (3.14%) Citrix
6 11 (3.14%) Red Hat
7 8 (2.29%) PagerDuty
8 7 (2.00%) Atlassian
8 7 (2.00%) IBM
8 7 (2.00%) SAP
9 6 (1.71%) New Relic
10 5 (1.43%) Cisco
10 5 (1.43%) SaltStack
11 4 (1.14%) AppDynamics
11 4 (1.14%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.14%) Rackspace
12 2 (0.57%) McAfee
12 2 (0.57%) MuleSoft
12 2 (0.57%) Tableau