Period
to 21 June 2018

The median annual salary for an AWS Specialist was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1161 1183 1248
Rank change year-on-year +22 +65 +49
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Specialist 35 12 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.007% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.007% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 30 9 28
UK median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +16.67% -10.00%
10th Percentile £43,800 £40,340 £42,500
90th Percentile £80,250 £58,000 £63,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £51,250
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.44% +2.50%

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 166,189 166,064 194,291
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.33% 96.24% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 135,115 136,769 163,202
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 21 June 2018.

Salary histogram for AWS Specialist in the UK

AWS Specialist
Top 9 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 21 June 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 +30 35 £60,000 +14.29% 3
UK excluding London +14 32 £60,000 +14.29% 2
North of England - 12 £60,000 -
North West - 12 £60,000 -
East of England 0 9 £60,000 +14.29%
South East - 7 £55,000 - 2
West Midlands - 4 £51,500 -
Midlands - 4 £51,500 -
London -1 3 £80,000 +33.33% 1

AWS Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 34 (97.14%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (48.57%) Web Services
3 14 (40.00%) Linux
4 13 (37.14%) ITIL
4 13 (37.14%) Windows
4 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (37.14%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (37.14%) Docker
4 13 (37.14%) DevOps
5 11 (31.43%) VMware
5 11 (31.43%) SQL
5 11 (31.43%) Migration
5 11 (31.43%) NoSQL
5 11 (31.43%) Machine Learning
5 11 (31.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 11 (31.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 11 (31.43%) Data Science
6 10 (28.57%) Deployment Automation
6 10 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (28.57%) HTTP
6 10 (28.57%) Degree
6 10 (28.57%) Computer Science
7 9 (25.71%) HP Data Protector
7 9 (25.71%) Advertising
7 9 (25.71%) Brocade
7 9 (25.71%) HPUX
7 9 (25.71%) Unix
7 9 (25.71%) Project Management
7 9 (25.71%) HP
7 9 (25.71%) ITIL Certification

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 13 (37.14%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.86%) Apache
2 1 (2.86%) CMS
2 1 (2.86%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 34 (97.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (5.71%) SaaS
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) HTTP
2 9 (25.71%) SAN
3 2 (5.71%) DNS
3 2 (5.71%) SSL
4 1 (2.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 11 (31.43%) NoSQL
2 3 (8.57%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Chocolatey
1 2 (5.71%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (25.71%) Advertising
2 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.71%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (48.57%) Web Services
2 2 (5.71%) .NET
3 1 (2.86%) Middleware
3 1 (2.86%) RESTful
3 1 (2.86%) Spring
3 1 (2.86%) Spring Boot
3 1 (2.86%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 10 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (25.71%) HP Storage
4 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.86%) Fintech
5 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Linux
2 13 (37.14%) Windows
3 9 (25.71%) HPUX
3 9 (25.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (37.14%) DevOps
1 13 (37.14%) ITIL
2 11 (31.43%) Data Science
2 11 (31.43%) Machine Learning
2 11 (31.43%) Migration
3 10 (28.57%) Deployment Automation
4 9 (25.71%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (25.71%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (25.71%) Project Management
5 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.57%) Process Improvement
6 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
6 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.71%) Auto-Scaling
7 2 (5.71%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (5.71%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 2 (5.71%) Information Architecture
7 2 (5.71%) Software Delivery
7 2 (5.71%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) Java
2 4 (11.43%) Python
3 2 (5.71%) C#
3 2 (5.71%) Go
4 1 (2.86%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
1 10 (28.57%) Degree
2 9 (25.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 13 (37.14%) Docker
2 9 (25.71%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (5.71%) Kibana
2 2 (5.71%) Kubernetes
2 2 (5.71%) Mesos
2 2 (5.71%) Nagios
2 2 (5.71%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.86%) Ansible
3 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) VMware
2 9 (25.71%) 3PAR
2 9 (25.71%) Brocade
2 9 (25.71%) HP
3 2 (5.71%) AppDynamics
3 2 (5.71%) New Relic
3 2 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.71%) Splunk
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle