Period
to 18 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) with a requirement for AWS Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Certification
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 397 303 268
Rank change year-on-year -94 -35 -28
Permanent jobs citing AWS Certification 149 36 17
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.51% 0.34% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.52% 2.09% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 84 33 16
10th Percentile £51,250 £32,500 £67,500
25th Percentile £60,000 £50,000 £82,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £65,000 £85,000
Median % change year-on-year +30.77% -23.53% +8.63%
75th Percentile £91,250 £77,500 £95,000
90th Percentile £118,500 £102,500 -
UK median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% -14.29% -

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 WFH option and a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 5,909 1,723 1,238
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 20.41% 16.50% 16.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3,867 1,436 1,033
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,462 £33,750
25th Percentile £44,750 £43,750 £41,431
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,117 £57,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.05% +0.21% -0.87%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

AWS Certification
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing AWS Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

AWS Certification trend for jobs with a WFH option

AWS Certification
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing AWS Certification.

AWS Certification salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

AWS Certification
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing AWS Certification over the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

AWS Certification salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, AWS Certification 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 jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for AWS Certification.

1 144 (96.64%) AWS
2 103 (69.13%) Serverless
3 78 (52.35%) Terraform
4 72 (48.32%) Windows
4 72 (48.32%) DevOps
5 70 (46.98%) Python
6 69 (46.31%) Azure
7 59 (39.60%) GCP
8 58 (38.93%) Microsoft
9 57 (38.26%) Docker
10 54 (36.24%) Agile Software Development
10 54 (36.24%) Public Cloud
11 53 (35.57%) Microservices
12 50 (33.56%) Kubernetes
13 47 (31.54%) Ansible
13 47 (31.54%) Linux
14 46 (30.87%) Banking
14 46 (30.87%) Infrastructure as Code
15 45 (30.20%) Public Sector
15 45 (30.20%) Google
15 45 (30.20%) Coaching
16 44 (29.53%) Active Directory
17 42 (28.19%) SQL Server
17 42 (28.19%) Opscode Chef
17 42 (28.19%) Customer Engagement
18 40 (26.85%) Presales
19 39 (26.17%) Retail
19 39 (26.17%) Puppet
20 38 (25.50%) GitHub
20 38 (25.50%) JIRA

AWS Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 8 (5.37%) Cloud Foundry
1 8 (5.37%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.34%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.34%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.67%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (2.01%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.01%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 144 (96.64%) AWS
2 103 (69.13%) Serverless
3 69 (46.31%) Azure
4 59 (39.60%) GCP
5 38 (25.50%) GitHub
6 34 (22.82%) AWS CloudFormation
6 34 (22.82%) AWS Lambda
7 27 (18.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 20 (13.42%) Amazon S3
9 16 (10.74%) Amazon EC2
9 16 (10.74%) IaaS
10 13 (8.72%) Amazon EMR
11 12 (8.05%) AWS Direct Connect
11 12 (8.05%) AWS Fargate
12 11 (7.38%) Amazon EKS
13 9 (6.04%) Amazon Kinesis
13 9 (6.04%) CloudFront
14 8 (5.37%) Amazon ELB
14 8 (5.37%) OpenShift
14 8 (5.37%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.40%) DNS
2 8 (5.37%) Firewall
2 8 (5.37%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.03%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (3.36%) DHCP
4 5 (3.36%) VPN
5 4 (2.68%) Network Security
6 3 (2.01%) SMS
6 3 (2.01%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (28.19%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.41%) Amazon RDS
2 17 (11.41%) Amazon Redshift
3 11 (7.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 11 (7.38%) NoSQL
4 10 (6.71%) MySQL
5 8 (5.37%) MongoDB
5 8 (5.37%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (5.37%) Redis
6 7 (4.70%) Amazon Athena
7 4 (2.68%) Data Lake
8 3 (2.01%) Amazon Aurora
8 3 (2.01%) Amazon QuickSight
8 3 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.01%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.34%) Big Data
9 2 (1.34%) Electronic Patient Records
10 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.67%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 38 (25.50%) JIRA
2 18 (12.08%) Bitbucket
2 18 (12.08%) GitLab
3 17 (11.41%) Jenkins
4 10 (6.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (5.37%) Maven
6 3 (2.01%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.67%) Terragrunt
General
1 46 (30.87%) Banking
2 45 (30.20%) Public Sector
3 39 (26.17%) Retail
4 37 (24.83%) Automotive
5 15 (10.07%) Social Skills
6 9 (6.04%) Finance
6 9 (6.04%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.68%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 3 (2.01%) Presentation Skills
9 2 (1.34%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.34%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (0.67%) Games
10 1 (0.67%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 76 (51.01%) Architect
2 70 (46.98%) AWS Architect
3 41 (27.52%) Solutions Architect
4 37 (24.83%) AWS Solutions Architect
5 35 (23.49%) AWS Engineer
6 32 (21.48%) Cloud Architect
7 31 (20.81%) Consultant
8 30 (20.13%) Azure Consultant
9 28 (18.79%) AWS Consultant
9 28 (18.79%) Azure Architect
9 28 (18.79%) Cloud Consultant
9 28 (18.79%) DevSecOps Architect
9 28 (18.79%) DevSecOps Consultant
9 28 (18.79%) Security Architect
9 28 (18.79%) Security Consultant
10 25 (16.78%) DevOps Engineer
11 20 (13.42%) AWS DevOps
12 18 (12.08%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 18 (12.08%) Cloud Engineer
13 7 (4.70%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (18.79%) RESTful
2 9 (6.04%) Node.js
3 7 (4.70%) .NET
3 7 (4.70%) YAML
4 5 (3.36%) LDAP
5 4 (2.68%) GraphQL
6 3 (2.01%) Apollo GraphQL
6 3 (2.01%) CSS
6 3 (2.01%) React
6 3 (2.01%) REST
6 3 (2.01%) SAML
6 3 (2.01%) Spring
6 3 (2.01%) Spring Boot
6 3 (2.01%) Vue.js
7 2 (1.34%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (1.34%) JSON
7 2 (1.34%) Kafka
7 2 (1.34%) Laravel
7 2 (1.34%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (1.34%) Tailwind CSS
Miscellaneous
1 54 (36.24%) Public Cloud
2 16 (10.74%) Cloud Native
3 14 (9.40%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (4.70%) iPad
5 5 (3.36%) PKI
5 5 (3.36%) User Experience
5 5 (3.36%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (3.36%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.01%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.01%) Clustering
6 3 (2.01%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.01%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.34%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.34%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.67%) Legacy Applications
Operating Systems
1 72 (48.32%) Windows
2 47 (31.54%) Linux
3 12 (8.05%) Windows Server
4 9 (6.04%) Unix
5 8 (5.37%) CentOS
6 7 (4.70%) Alpine Linux
7 3 (2.01%) Android
7 3 (2.01%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.34%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.34%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (48.32%) DevOps
2 54 (36.24%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (35.57%) Microservices
4 46 (30.87%) Infrastructure as Code
5 45 (30.20%) Coaching
6 42 (28.19%) Customer Engagement
7 40 (26.85%) Presales
8 37 (24.83%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 31 (20.81%) Cybersecurity
10 29 (19.46%) DevSecOps
10 29 (19.46%) Project Management
11 28 (18.79%) API Development
11 28 (18.79%) Backlog Management
11 28 (18.79%) OWASP
11 28 (18.79%) Risk Management
11 28 (18.79%) Software Assurance
11 28 (18.79%) Vulnerability Management
12 17 (11.41%) ITIL
13 16 (10.74%) Computer Science
14 15 (10.07%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 70 (46.98%) Python
2 28 (18.79%) Java
3 21 (14.09%) Bash
4 14 (9.40%) PowerShell
5 13 (8.72%) Go
6 11 (7.38%) Ruby
7 10 (6.71%) JavaScript
8 9 (6.04%) C
9 7 (4.70%) Groovy
9 7 (4.70%) Kotlin
9 7 (4.70%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.36%) PHP
10 5 (3.36%) SQL
11 3 (2.01%) Perl
11 3 (2.01%) Scala
12 2 (1.34%) C++
12 2 (1.34%) PHP 7
12 2 (1.34%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.67%) C#
13 1 (0.67%) ES6
Qualifications
1 30 (20.13%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (18.79%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 28 (18.79%) CESG Certified Professional
3 16 (10.74%) Degree
4 10 (6.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (6.04%) SC Cleared
5 9 (6.04%) Security Cleared
6 7 (4.70%) MCSE
7 5 (3.36%) MCSA
8 4 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.01%) MCTS
9 3 (2.01%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (2.01%) RHCE
10 2 (1.34%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 2 (1.34%) TOGAF Certification
11 1 (0.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (18.79%) IASME
1 28 (18.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 28 (18.79%) NIST
2 3 (2.01%) GDPR
3 1 (0.67%) NCSC
3 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 57 (38.26%) Docker
2 44 (29.53%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 78 (52.35%) Terraform
2 50 (33.56%) Kubernetes
3 47 (31.54%) Ansible
4 42 (28.19%) Opscode Chef
5 39 (26.17%) Puppet
6 28 (18.79%) CASB
7 9 (6.04%) Grafana
7 9 (6.04%) Kibana
7 9 (6.04%) Prometheus
8 8 (5.37%) Nagios
8 8 (5.37%) SCCM
8 8 (5.37%) ZABBIX
9 5 (3.36%) Jamf Pro
10 2 (1.34%) SCOM
11 1 (0.67%) Consul
11 1 (0.67%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.67%) Graphite
11 1 (0.67%) logstash
11 1 (0.67%) Packer
Vendors
1 58 (38.93%) Microsoft
2 45 (30.20%) Google
3 13 (8.72%) VMware
4 11 (7.38%) Red Hat
5 10 (6.71%) Atlassian
6 8 (5.37%) AppDynamics
6 8 (5.37%) Dynatrace
6 8 (5.37%) PagerDuty
6 8 (5.37%) Splunk
7 7 (4.70%) Oracle
8 4 (2.68%) Citrix
8 4 (2.68%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.01%) New Relic
9 3 (2.01%) Polycom
9 3 (2.01%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.34%) Nasuni