Period
to 22 January 2021

The median annual salary for an AWS Engineer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 22 January 2021.

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

Amazon Web Services Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 89 192 249
Rank change year-on-year +103 +57 +42
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 138 109 84
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 3.18% 1.19% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.41% 1.24% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 134 107 92
Median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
10th Percentile £59,050 £51,000 £51,375
90th Percentile £95,000 £96,250 £93,375
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +1.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 4,047 8,760 9,892
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.27% 95.26% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3,522 7,672 8,914
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £35,750
90th Percentile £103,750 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

AWS Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured AWS Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for AWS Engineer in the City of London

AWS Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing AWS Engineer in the City of London.

Salary trend for AWS Engineer in the City of London

AWS Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 January 2021.

Salary histogram for AWS Engineer in the City of London

AWS Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2021, AWS Engineer 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 across the City of London region featuring AWS Engineer in the job title.

1 123 (89.13%) AWS
2 116 (84.06%) DevOps
3 81 (58.70%) Kubernetes
4 80 (57.97%) Python
5 75 (54.35%) Docker
6 74 (53.62%) Terraform
7 69 (50.00%) Jenkins
8 61 (44.20%) Infrastructure as Code
9 39 (28.26%) Fintech
10 37 (26.81%) Linux
11 36 (26.09%) Puppet
12 31 (22.46%) Ansible
13 29 (21.01%) AWS CloudFormation
13 29 (21.01%) Finance
13 29 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
14 25 (18.12%) Microservices
15 23 (16.67%) Bash Shell
16 22 (15.94%) Git (software)
16 22 (15.94%) Java
16 22 (15.94%) Opscode Chef
17 20 (14.49%) Azure
18 16 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
18 16 (11.59%) Configuration Management
19 14 (10.14%) Data Science
20 13 (9.42%) GCP
20 13 (9.42%) GitLab
20 13 (9.42%) Machine Learning
20 13 (9.42%) Site Reliability Engineering
21 12 (8.70%) Amazon ECS
22 11 (7.97%) Serverless

AWS Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (5.80%) Apache Spark
2 5 (3.62%) Confluence
3 4 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.17%) Apache
5 2 (1.45%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.45%) Ethereum
5 2 (1.45%) IIS
6 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.45%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.72%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 123 (89.13%) AWS
2 29 (21.01%) AWS CloudFormation
3 20 (14.49%) Azure
4 13 (9.42%) GCP
5 12 (8.70%) Amazon ECS
6 11 (7.97%) IaaS
6 11 (7.97%) Serverless
7 10 (7.25%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (6.52%) AWS Fargate
9 8 (5.80%) Amazon EKS
9 8 (5.80%) AWS CodeBuild
9 8 (5.80%) AWS CodeDeploy
9 8 (5.80%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (5.80%) Datadog
9 8 (5.80%) SaaS
10 7 (5.07%) Amazon S3
11 5 (3.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (3.62%) PaaS
12 4 (2.90%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (2.90%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.52%) Firewall
2 8 (5.80%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.35%) Network Security
4 3 (2.17%) DNS
5 2 (1.45%) Multicast
5 2 (1.45%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.72%) DHCP
6 1 (0.72%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.72%) NAS
6 1 (0.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 8 (5.80%) Big Data
2 5 (3.62%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (3.62%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.90%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (2.90%) Data Lake
3 4 (2.90%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.17%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.45%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.72%) Dremio
6 1 (0.72%) MySQL
6 1 (0.72%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 69 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 22 (15.94%) Git (software)
3 13 (9.42%) GitLab
4 10 (7.25%) JIRA
5 6 (4.35%) SonarQube
5 6 (4.35%) TeamCity
6 4 (2.90%) CircleCI
7 3 (2.17%) Bitbucket
7 3 (2.17%) Travis CI
8 2 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.45%) eggPlant
8 2 (1.45%) Locust
9 1 (0.72%) JMeter
9 1 (0.72%) Maven
9 1 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.72%) Selenium
9 1 (0.72%) Vagrant
General
1 29 (21.01%) Finance
2 11 (7.97%) Banking
3 7 (5.07%) Law
4 5 (3.62%) Public Sector
4 5 (3.62%) Retail
5 4 (2.90%) Advertising
5 4 (2.90%) Marketing
6 3 (2.17%) Games
7 2 (1.45%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.52%) Web Services
2 7 (5.07%) .NET
3 6 (4.35%) Kafka
4 4 (2.90%) Lambda Expressions
4 4 (2.90%) Node.js
4 4 (2.90%) React
5 3 (2.17%) Sensu
5 3 (2.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (0.72%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.80%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (2.90%) Cloud Native
3 4 (2.90%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.17%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.17%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.17%) Video on Demand
5 2 (1.45%) FMCG
5 2 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.45%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.72%) Clustering
6 1 (0.72%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (26.81%) Linux
2 8 (5.80%) Unix
3 6 (4.35%) Windows
4 3 (2.17%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.45%) Android
5 2 (1.45%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.45%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.72%) CentOS
6 1 (0.72%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.72%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (84.06%) DevOps
2 61 (44.20%) Infrastructure as Code
3 39 (28.26%) Fintech
4 29 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (18.12%) Microservices
6 16 (11.59%) Configuration Management
6 16 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (10.14%) Data Science
8 13 (9.42%) Machine Learning
8 13 (9.42%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 11 (7.97%) Mentoring
10 10 (7.25%) Infrastructure Automation
11 9 (6.52%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (5.80%) Deployment Automation
12 8 (5.80%) E-Commerce
13 7 (5.07%) Analytics
13 7 (5.07%) Information Security
13 7 (5.07%) Software Engineering
14 6 (4.35%) SIEM
14 6 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (57.97%) Python
2 23 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 22 (15.94%) Java
4 10 (7.25%) C#
5 7 (5.07%) JavaScript
5 7 (5.07%) SQL
6 6 (4.35%) Go
7 5 (3.62%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.90%) Ruby
8 4 (2.90%) Scala
9 2 (1.45%) C++
9 2 (1.45%) PHP
10 1 (0.72%) Groovy
10 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (7.25%) AWS Certification
2 3 (2.17%) Degree
3 1 (0.72%) CCNA
3 1 (0.72%) CCNP
3 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.72%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.17%) QA
2 2 (1.45%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 75 (54.35%) Docker
2 4 (2.90%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.72%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 81 (58.70%) Kubernetes
2 74 (53.62%) Terraform
3 36 (26.09%) Puppet
4 31 (22.46%) Ansible
5 22 (15.94%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (7.97%) Grafana
6 11 (7.97%) Prometheus
7 6 (4.35%) Salt
8 2 (1.45%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (1.45%) Kibana
8 2 (1.45%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (1.45%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.72%) logstash
9 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.72%) Packer
9 1 (0.72%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 6 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 6 (4.35%) Talend
2 4 (2.90%) Alteryx
3 2 (1.45%) Adobe
3 2 (1.45%) hybris
3 2 (1.45%) New Relic
3 2 (1.45%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.45%) SAP
4 1 (0.72%) Aruba
4 1 (0.72%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (0.72%) Cisco
4 1 (0.72%) Databricks
4 1 (0.72%) HP
4 1 (0.72%) Synology
4 1 (0.72%) VMware