Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Certification
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1045 1095 1255
Rank change year-on-year +50 +160 +59
Permanent jobs citing AWS Certification 161 148 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.089% 0.078% 0.021%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.37% 0.30% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 119 117 41
UK median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% -3.85% +44.44%
10th Percentile £37,000 £52,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £83,000 £77,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £62,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year -20.00% -7.41% +56.07%

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 43463 49497 59652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.02% 26.20% 27.45%
Number of salaries quoted 33413 39737 47653
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,875
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for AWS Certification in the UK

AWS Certification
Top 13 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 November 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 +30 154 £60,000 -4.00% 18
London +30 92 £61,250 -9.26% 11
UK excluding London +37 66 £50,000 -20.00% 7
South East +61 36 £50,000 -20.00% 1
North of England +31 18 £40,000 -44.83% 5
Yorkshire - 10 £40,000 - 2
East of England -10 5 £35,000 -46.15%
North West +6 4 £60,000 -17.24% 3
North East - 4 £37,000 -
Scotland - 4 £35,000 -
South West - 2 £55,000 -
East Midlands +41 1 £65,000 -18.75%
Midlands +15 1 £65,000 +4.00% 1

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 155 (96.27%) Amazon AWS
2 107 (66.46%) DevOps
3 95 (59.01%) Linux
4 83 (51.55%) Python
5 69 (42.86%) Windows
6 51 (31.68%) Perl
7 50 (31.06%) Opscode Chef
8 48 (29.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 47 (29.19%) Puppet
10 46 (28.57%) Terraform
10 46 (28.57%) CentOS
10 46 (28.57%) Migration
11 42 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
11 42 (26.09%) Ansible
12 41 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
12 41 (25.47%) Red Hat
13 39 (24.22%) Bash Shell
14 37 (22.98%) Java
15 32 (19.88%) Unix
16 31 (19.25%) SaaS
17 30 (18.63%) SQL
17 30 (18.63%) ServiceNow
18 29 (18.01%) AWS CloudFormation
18 29 (18.01%) Amazon EC2
19 28 (17.39%) Docker
20 27 (16.77%) Degree
21 25 (15.53%) Banking
21 25 (15.53%) Fintech
22 24 (14.91%) Configuration Management
23 23 (14.29%) MySQL

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 13 (8.07%) Apache
1 13 (8.07%) nginx
2 12 (7.45%) Tomcat
3 10 (6.21%) Confluence
3 10 (6.21%) IIS
4 6 (3.73%) Apache Spark
5 5 (3.11%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.86%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.62%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.62%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.62%) JBoss
8 1 (0.62%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.62%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 155 (96.27%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (19.25%) SaaS
4 29 (18.01%) Amazon EC2
4 29 (18.01%) AWS CloudFormation
5 20 (12.42%) Amazon S3
6 19 (11.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 15 (9.32%) Amazon SQS
8 13 (8.07%) AWS Lambda
8 13 (8.07%) Serverless
9 12 (7.45%) Amazon ELB
9 12 (7.45%) Google Cloud Platform
10 11 (6.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 11 (6.83%) Amazon Kinesis
11 10 (6.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 9 (5.59%) Route 53
13 8 (4.97%) AWS CloudTrail
14 5 (3.11%) Amazon EMR
14 5 (3.11%) AWS OpsWorks
14 5 (3.11%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.35%) DNS
2 6 (3.73%) VPN
3 5 (3.11%) DHCP
3 5 (3.11%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.48%) SSL
5 3 (1.86%) Firewall
5 3 (1.86%) LAN
5 3 (1.86%) Network Security
6 2 (1.24%) WAN
6 2 (1.24%) WLAN
7 1 (0.62%) BGP
7 1 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.62%) FTP
7 1 (0.62%) HTTP
7 1 (0.62%) Intranet
7 1 (0.62%) OSPF
7 1 (0.62%) SAN
7 1 (0.62%) SMS
7 1 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
1 23 (14.29%) MySQL
2 22 (13.66%) SQL Server
3 14 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (7.45%) MongoDB
5 8 (4.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 7 (4.35%) NoSQL
7 6 (3.73%) Data Lake
7 6 (3.73%) Hadoop
7 6 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (3.73%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.86%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.24%) Big Data
9 2 (1.24%) Redis
10 1 (0.62%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.62%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 22 (13.66%) Jenkins
2 18 (11.18%) Git (software)
3 12 (7.45%) JIRA
4 10 (6.21%) TeamCity
5 7 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (1.86%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.24%) CircleCI
7 2 (1.24%) Maven
7 2 (1.24%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.62%) Ant
8 1 (0.62%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.62%) GitLab
8 1 (0.62%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.62%) Subversion
General
1 25 (15.53%) Banking
2 12 (7.45%) Finance
3 6 (3.73%) Law
4 4 (2.48%) Advertising
4 4 (2.48%) Automotive
5 2 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.24%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.62%) Games
Job Titles
1 72 (44.72%) AWS Engineer
2 64 (39.75%) DevOps Engineer
3 56 (34.78%) AWS DevOps
4 53 (32.92%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 37 (22.98%) Cloud Engineer
6 31 (19.25%) Architect
7 22 (13.66%) AWS Architect
8 18 (11.18%) Developer
9 17 (10.56%) Solutions Architect
10 16 (9.94%) Senior DevOps
11 14 (8.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 10 (6.21%) Platform Engineer
13 9 (5.59%) Senior Cloud Engineer
14 8 (4.97%) Administrator
14 8 (4.97%) Lead DevOps
14 8 (4.97%) Lead DevOps Engineer
14 8 (4.97%) Linux Administrator
14 8 (4.97%) Linux Engineer
14 8 (4.97%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 8 (4.97%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.07%) .NET
2 12 (7.45%) LAMP
2 12 (7.45%) Web Services
3 11 (6.83%) Node.js
4 9 (5.59%) LEMP Stack
4 9 (5.59%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (4.97%) ASP.NET
6 7 (4.35%) Django
7 6 (3.73%) Flask
7 6 (3.73%) Kafka
8 5 (3.11%) CSS
8 5 (3.11%) HTML
8 5 (3.11%) REST
9 4 (2.48%) CherryPy
9 4 (2.48%) HTML5
9 4 (2.48%) RESTful
10 3 (1.86%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (1.86%) MSMQ
10 3 (1.86%) Symfony
10 3 (1.86%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.53%) Fintech
2 19 (11.80%) Computer Science
2 19 (11.80%) Public Cloud
3 11 (6.83%) Data Centre
4 8 (4.97%) Cloud Native
4 8 (4.97%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (4.35%) PKI
6 6 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.73%) Social Media
7 5 (3.11%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.24%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.24%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.62%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.62%) User Experience
9 1 (0.62%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 95 (59.01%) Linux
2 69 (42.86%) Windows
3 48 (29.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 46 (28.57%) CentOS
5 32 (19.88%) Unix
6 10 (6.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (5.59%) Amazon Linux
8 7 (4.35%) Windows Server
9 4 (2.48%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.62%) Android
11 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.62%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.62%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.62%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.62%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (66.46%) DevOps
2 46 (28.57%) Migration
3 41 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (14.91%) Configuration Management
5 23 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (9.94%) High Availability
7 15 (9.32%) Microservices
7 15 (9.32%) TDD
8 14 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
9 13 (8.07%) Mentoring
10 12 (7.45%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (6.21%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (6.21%) E-Commerce
11 10 (6.21%) Pair Programming
11 10 (6.21%) Scrum
11 10 (6.21%) Test Automation
12 9 (5.59%) Demand Forecasting
12 9 (5.59%) Performance Analysis
12 9 (5.59%) Planning and Forecasting
12 9 (5.59%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (51.55%) Python
2 51 (31.68%) Perl
3 39 (24.22%) Bash Shell
4 37 (22.98%) Java
5 30 (18.63%) SQL
6 20 (12.42%) C#
7 14 (8.70%) JavaScript
8 13 (8.07%) PowerShell
8 13 (8.07%) Ruby
9 10 (6.21%) Shell Script
10 9 (5.59%) C++
11 7 (4.35%) PHP
12 6 (3.73%) Scala
13 3 (1.86%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.24%) C
14 2 (1.24%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.24%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (16.77%) Degree
2 14 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (8.07%) Master's Degree
4 4 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.48%) MCSE
4 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.48%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.86%) CCNP
6 2 (1.24%) CCNA
6 2 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.24%) MCP
6 2 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.62%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.62%) CCIE
7 1 (0.62%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.73%) GCP
2 5 (3.11%) QA
3 1 (0.62%) COBIT
System Software
1 28 (17.39%) Docker
2 14 (8.70%) Active Directory
3 10 (6.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.48%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.86%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.86%) KVM
6 2 (1.24%) vSphere
7 1 (0.62%) LXC
7 1 (0.62%) Xen
7 1 (0.62%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 50 (31.06%) Opscode Chef
2 47 (29.19%) Puppet
3 46 (28.57%) Terraform
4 42 (26.09%) Ansible
5 6 (3.73%) Kubernetes
6 4 (2.48%) HAProxy
7 3 (1.86%) Nagios
7 3 (1.86%) Packer
7 3 (1.86%) SCCM
8 2 (1.24%) Consul
8 2 (1.24%) Graphite
8 2 (1.24%) Graylog
8 2 (1.24%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (0.62%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.62%) Kibana
9 1 (0.62%) logstash
9 1 (0.62%) Rancher
9 1 (0.62%) Salt
9 1 (0.62%) SCOM
9 1 (0.62%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 41 (25.47%) Red Hat
2 30 (18.63%) ServiceNow
3 21 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 15 (9.32%) Google
5 13 (8.07%) Oracle
6 11 (6.83%) VMware
7 9 (5.59%) hybris
8 7 (4.35%) Atlassian
8 7 (4.35%) New Relic
9 6 (3.73%) Cisco
10 5 (3.11%) Cognizant
10 5 (3.11%) Splunk
11 4 (2.48%) Trend Micro
12 3 (1.86%) EMC
12 3 (1.86%) Juniper
12 3 (1.86%) Qualys
13 2 (1.24%) Adobe
13 2 (1.24%) Dell
13 2 (1.24%) NetApp
13 2 (1.24%) Salesforce.com