'It's not always going to be about degrees' - AWS UK boss on solving the digital skills shortage

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Gavin Jackson says AWS is encouraging former military personnel to work in IT

There are currently over 15,000 full-time job vacancies in the UK that require Amazon Web Services (AWS) as a core skill set, and the cloud giant is on a mission to fill them, according to Gavin Ja...

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