Period
to 25 February 2018

The median annual salary for an AWS Specialist was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services Specialist
UK
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1166 1160 1270
Rank change year-on-year -6 +110 +39
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Specialist 15 14 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.008% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.008% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 29
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% -44.44%
10th Percentile £30,943 £52,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £66,875 £66,250 £63,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,750 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.27% +10.00% -44.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 167,644 168,402 203,675
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.27% 96.50% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 137,716 139,840 170,323
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,367
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.44% +3.04%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

AWS Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured AWS Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for AWS Specialist in the UK

AWS Specialist
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing AWS Specialist.

Salary trend for AWS Specialist in the UK

AWS Specialist
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Specialist over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for AWS Specialist in the UK

AWS Specialist
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AWS Specialist within the UK over the 6 months to 25 February 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 +18 15 £55,000 -8.33% 7
UK excluding London +15 13 £53,750 -2.27% 5
South East - 10 £55,000 - 2
London -18 2 £66,250 +6.00% 2
Midlands - 2 £52,000 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £52,000 - 1
East of England -9 1 £60,000 +9.09% 2

AWS Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, AWS Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring AWS Specialist in the job title.

1 13 (86.67%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (53.33%) Web Services
2 8 (53.33%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) Process Improvement
3 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
3 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (20.00%) Amazon S3
4 3 (20.00%) Python
4 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (20.00%) Perl
4 3 (20.00%) DevOps
4 3 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (20.00%) Ansible
4 3 (20.00%) Docker
5 2 (13.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (13.33%) Wireframes
5 2 (13.33%) Auto-Scaling
5 2 (13.33%) Presales
5 2 (13.33%) Datadog
5 2 (13.33%) Terraform
5 2 (13.33%) Route 53
5 2 (13.33%) Bitbucket
5 2 (13.33%) IaaS
5 2 (13.33%) Jenkins

AWS Specialist Skill Set
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 2 (13.33%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 13 (86.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (13.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (13.33%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (13.33%) CloudFront
3 2 (13.33%) Datadog
3 2 (13.33%) IaaS
3 2 (13.33%) Route 53
4 1 (6.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (6.67%) Amazon Glacier
4 1 (6.67%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (6.67%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) SSL
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Bitbucket
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) RESTful
2 1 (6.67%) Spring
2 1 (6.67%) Spring Boot
2 1 (6.67%) Spring MVC
2 1 (6.67%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Fintech
2 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.67%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) HPUX
3 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
2 4 (26.67%) Process Improvement
2 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
2 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) Auto-Scaling
4 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 2 (13.33%) High Availability
4 2 (13.33%) Information Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Presales
4 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Wireframes
5 1 (6.67%) Business Development
5 1 (6.67%) MVC
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (20.00%) Perl
1 3 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (13.33%) RHCE
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Ansible
2 2 (13.33%) Puppet
2 2 (13.33%) Terraform
3 1 (6.67%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (13.33%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) 3PAR
2 1 (6.67%) Apple
2 1 (6.67%) Brocade
2 1 (6.67%) Google
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft