Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Certification
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 677 782 1074
Rank change year-on-year +105 +292 +50
Permanent jobs citing AWS Certification 402 388 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.24% 0.077%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.28% 1.00% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 209 305 94
UK median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% +22.73% -12.00%
10th Percentile £38,500 £42,500 £37,150
90th Percentile £93,750 £103,750 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -20.00%

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 31,394 38,785 42,577
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.08% 23.72% 24.42%
Number of salaries quoted 22,928 28,746 32,685
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +106 385 £65,000 -3.70% 83
London +105 216 £75,000 - 35
UK excluding London +91 186 £60,000 - 55
South East +96 73 £55,000 -12.00% 10
North of England +9 53 £60,000 +14.29% 21
Yorkshire +9 29 £65,000 +23.81% 10
North West +23 23 £57,500 +4.55% 11
East of England +66 18 £83,750 +28.85% 6
Midlands +35 14 £68,750 -19.12% 5
South West -8 13 £41,500 -30.83% 6
Scotland +17 8 - - 3
Wales +7 8 £42,750 -5.00% 3
West Midlands +34 7 £86,250 +64.29% 2
East Midlands +23 7 £65,000 -23.53% 3
North East +8 1 £60,000 +20.00%

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 361 (89.80%) AWS
2 230 (57.21%) DevOps
3 196 (48.76%) Agile Software Development
4 166 (41.29%) Linux
5 149 (37.06%) Migration
6 141 (35.07%) Finance
7 127 (31.59%) Kubernetes
8 124 (30.85%) Azure
9 121 (30.10%) Problem-Solving
10 120 (29.85%) Microservices
11 108 (26.87%) Terraform
12 100 (24.88%) Docker
13 99 (24.63%) Analytical Skills
14 93 (23.13%) Python
14 93 (23.13%) Microsoft
15 90 (22.39%) Jenkins
16 81 (20.15%) VMware
16 81 (20.15%) Hybrid Cloud
17 80 (19.90%) PaaS
18 78 (19.40%) Software Engineering
18 78 (19.40%) Cloud Operations
19 77 (19.15%) Ansible
20 75 (18.66%) Windows
21 73 (18.16%) Degree
22 72 (17.91%) Stakeholder Management
22 72 (17.91%) Public Cloud
23 71 (17.66%) Cloud Native
24 68 (16.92%) AWS CloudFormation
24 68 (16.92%) VMware Infrastructure
24 68 (16.92%) Enterprise Software

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 20 (4.98%) Confluence
2 17 (4.23%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (2.49%) IIS
4 7 (1.74%) WordPress
5 6 (1.49%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.49%) CMS
6 4 (1.00%) Apache
7 3 (0.75%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.75%) nginx
8 2 (0.50%) Ethereum
8 2 (0.50%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.50%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 361 (89.80%) AWS
2 124 (30.85%) Azure
3 80 (19.90%) PaaS
4 68 (16.92%) AWS CloudFormation
5 53 (13.18%) Amazon EC2
6 52 (12.94%) GCP
7 46 (11.44%) Amazon S3
8 45 (11.19%) IaaS
8 45 (11.19%) Serverless
9 33 (8.21%) AWS Lambda
10 20 (4.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 19 (4.73%) GitHub
11 19 (4.73%) SaaS
12 16 (3.98%) Amazon ELB
13 15 (3.73%) Amazon ECS
14 14 (3.48%) CloudFront
15 13 (3.23%) Amazon SQS
15 13 (3.23%) Route 53
16 12 (2.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 11 (2.74%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 40 (9.95%) LAN
2 36 (8.96%) WAN
3 31 (7.71%) Wi-Fi
4 29 (7.21%) PABX
4 29 (7.21%) VoIP
5 20 (4.98%) DNS
6 19 (4.73%) Firewall
7 15 (3.73%) VPN
8 14 (3.48%) Network Security
8 14 (3.48%) TCP/IP
9 13 (3.23%) HTTP
10 10 (2.49%) Internet
11 8 (1.99%) DHCP
12 3 (0.75%) Cisco Nexus
13 2 (0.50%) SAN
13 2 (0.50%) Wireless
14 1 (0.25%) FTP
14 1 (0.25%) SMTP
14 1 (0.25%) SSL
14 1 (0.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (12.19%) SQL Server
2 40 (9.95%) Amazon RDS
3 31 (7.71%) DB2
4 20 (4.98%) Big Data
4 20 (4.98%) NoSQL
5 19 (4.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 13 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (2.74%) MongoDB
7 11 (2.74%) MySQL
8 10 (2.49%) Amazon Athena
9 8 (1.99%) Amazon Aurora
9 8 (1.99%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (1.99%) Data Lake
9 8 (1.99%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.74%) Amazon Redshift
11 6 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.49%) Relational Database
12 4 (1.00%) Apache Hive
12 4 (1.00%) Pentaho
13 3 (0.75%) Amazon QuickSight
Development Applications
1 90 (22.39%) Jenkins
2 59 (14.68%) Git (software)
3 29 (7.21%) MSI
4 24 (5.97%) Maven
5 23 (5.72%) JIRA
5 23 (5.72%) Octopus Deploy
6 12 (2.99%) Bitbucket
7 9 (2.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (2.24%) GitLab
8 8 (1.99%) Bitbucket Server
8 8 (1.99%) TeamCity
9 7 (1.74%) Subversion
10 5 (1.24%) CircleCI
10 5 (1.24%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.24%) Selenium
11 4 (1.00%) SonarQube
12 3 (0.75%) Appium
12 3 (0.75%) Artifactory
13 1 (0.25%) Vagrant
13 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 141 (35.07%) Finance
2 34 (8.46%) Manufacturing
3 21 (5.22%) Banking
4 13 (3.23%) Public Sector
4 13 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.99%) Marketing
6 7 (1.74%) Front Office
7 6 (1.49%) Advertising
7 6 (1.49%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.00%) Electronics
8 4 (1.00%) Retail
9 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.25%) Billing
9 1 (0.25%) Law
9 1 (0.25%) Legal
9 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 150 (37.31%) Architect
2 106 (26.37%) DevOps Engineer
3 96 (23.88%) Cloud Architect
4 84 (20.90%) Solutions Architect
5 63 (15.67%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 52 (12.94%) AWS Architect
7 47 (11.69%) AWS Engineer
8 42 (10.45%) Azure Architect
9 40 (9.95%) AWS Solutions Architect
10 38 (9.45%) Technical Architect
11 34 (8.46%) Developer
12 29 (7.21%) Senior DevOps
12 29 (7.21%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 25 (6.22%) AWS DevOps
13 25 (6.22%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 25 (6.22%) Cloud Engineer
14 20 (4.98%) Software Engineer
15 18 (4.48%) Data Engineer
16 16 (3.98%) AWS Developer
17 15 (3.73%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (10.95%) Web Services
2 39 (9.70%) .NET
3 18 (4.48%) Node.js
4 16 (3.98%) Elastic Stack
5 13 (3.23%) .NET Framework
5 13 (3.23%) React
6 12 (2.99%) ASP.NET
6 12 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (1.99%) Middleware
7 8 (1.99%) YAML
8 7 (1.74%) JSON
9 6 (1.49%) Kafka
9 6 (1.49%) Spark Streaming
10 5 (1.24%) .NET Core
10 5 (1.24%) SAML
11 4 (1.00%) REST
11 4 (1.00%) RESTful
12 3 (0.75%) AngularJS
12 3 (0.75%) Redux
12 3 (0.75%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 99 (24.63%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (20.15%) Hybrid Cloud
3 72 (17.91%) Public Cloud
4 71 (17.66%) Cloud Native
5 68 (16.92%) Enterprise Software
6 64 (15.92%) Data Centre
7 33 (8.21%) Self-Motivation
8 21 (5.22%) Private Cloud
9 12 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
10 10 (2.49%) Mobile App
10 10 (2.49%) Virtual Team
11 8 (1.99%) PKI
11 8 (1.99%) User Experience
12 7 (1.74%) Client/Server
12 7 (1.74%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.74%) Robotics
13 6 (1.49%) Algorithms
14 5 (1.24%) FMCG
14 5 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
15 3 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 166 (41.29%) Linux
2 75 (18.66%) Windows
3 33 (8.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (4.23%) CentOS
5 11 (2.74%) VMS
5 11 (2.74%) Windows Server
6 10 (2.49%) Unix
7 9 (2.24%) Apple iOS
7 9 (2.24%) Ubuntu
8 8 (1.99%) Android
9 7 (1.74%) Debian
10 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.25%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (57.21%) DevOps
2 196 (48.76%) Agile Software Development
3 149 (37.06%) Migration
4 121 (30.10%) Problem-Solving
5 120 (29.85%) Microservices
6 78 (19.40%) Cloud Operations
6 78 (19.40%) Software Engineering
7 72 (17.91%) Stakeholder Management
8 66 (16.42%) Thought Leadership
9 64 (15.92%) Programme Management
10 60 (14.93%) Cloud Enablement
10 60 (14.93%) Creative Thinking
11 55 (13.68%) ITIL
12 45 (11.19%) Configuration Management
13 41 (10.20%) Project Management
13 41 (10.20%) TOGAF
14 40 (9.95%) Computer Science
15 38 (9.45%) Infrastructure as Code
16 34 (8.46%) Continuous Integration
16 34 (8.46%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 93 (23.13%) Python
2 55 (13.68%) Java
3 42 (10.45%) C#
4 35 (8.71%) PowerShell
5 29 (7.21%) JavaScript
5 29 (7.21%) SQL
6 23 (5.72%) Bash Shell
7 15 (3.73%) Ruby
8 12 (2.99%) Java 8
9 11 (2.74%) Shell Script
10 8 (1.99%) Go
10 8 (1.99%) Kotlin
10 8 (1.99%) PHP
11 7 (1.74%) Apple Swift
12 6 (1.49%) Perl
13 3 (0.75%) ES6
13 3 (0.75%) Scala
14 2 (0.50%) ES7
14 2 (0.50%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 73 (18.16%) Degree
2 29 (7.21%) TOGAF Certification
3 19 (4.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (3.48%) Computer Science Degree
4 14 (3.48%) SC Cleared
4 14 (3.48%) Security Cleared
5 11 (2.74%) MCSE
6 6 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.75%) CCNA
7 3 (0.75%) CISSP
7 3 (0.75%) MCP
8 2 (0.50%) CCSE
8 2 (0.50%) CCSP
8 2 (0.50%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (0.50%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.50%) JNCIS
8 2 (0.50%) MCITP
8 2 (0.50%) RHCE
8 2 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.25%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.23%) SLA
2 11 (2.74%) QA
3 8 (1.99%) PMO
4 6 (1.49%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 100 (24.88%) Docker
2 68 (16.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (8.71%) Active Directory
4 29 (7.21%) Microsoft App-V
5 12 (2.99%) Hyper-V
6 10 (2.49%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (2.24%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (2.24%) vSphere
8 7 (1.74%) Varnish
9 1 (0.25%) Firmware
9 1 (0.25%) KVM
9 1 (0.25%) vCloud
9 1 (0.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 127 (31.59%) Kubernetes
2 108 (26.87%) Terraform
3 77 (19.15%) Ansible
4 62 (15.42%) Puppet
5 31 (7.71%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (7.46%) Prometheus
7 29 (7.21%) IBM BigFix
8 23 (5.72%) Packer
9 21 (5.22%) Rancher
10 16 (3.98%) Grafana
11 9 (2.24%) Kibana
11 9 (2.24%) logstash
11 9 (2.24%) vRealize
12 7 (1.74%) Consul
12 7 (1.74%) Docker Swarm
13 5 (1.24%) Graphite
14 4 (1.00%) CFEngine
14 4 (1.00%) HAProxy
14 4 (1.00%) Salt
14 4 (1.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 93 (23.13%) Microsoft
2 81 (20.15%) VMware
3 65 (16.17%) Google
4 59 (14.68%) Citrix
5 38 (9.45%) IBM
6 33 (8.21%) SAP
7 29 (7.21%) Aruba
8 24 (5.97%) Red Hat
9 17 (4.23%) Rackspace
10 16 (3.98%) AppDynamics
10 16 (3.98%) Dynatrace
11 14 (3.48%) New Relic
12 13 (3.23%) Splunk
13 10 (2.49%) Atlassian
14 9 (2.24%) Cisco
15 8 (1.99%) F5
15 8 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
15 8 (1.99%) Trend Micro
16 7 (1.74%) Blue Prism
17 5 (1.24%) ServiceNow