Period
to 23 July 2018

The median annual salary for an AWS Engineer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 23 July 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 Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 268 310 306
Rank change year-on-year +42 -4 +140
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 86 40 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.78% 0.39% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.41% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 78 39 88
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% +14.29%
10th Percentile £48,750 £47,000 £47,125
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,000 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +4.35%

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 10,587 9,828 12,961
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 95.61% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 9,448 8,905 11,741
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,250 £32,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

AWS Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured AWS Engineer in the job title as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

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 23 July 2018, 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 73 (84.88%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (68.60%) DevOps
3 44 (51.16%) Linux
4 39 (45.35%) Ansible
5 38 (44.19%) Docker
5 38 (44.19%) Python
6 35 (40.70%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (36.05%) Jenkins
7 31 (36.05%) AWS CloudFormation
8 27 (31.40%) Microsoft Azure
9 26 (30.23%) Terraform
9 26 (30.23%) DNS
10 24 (27.91%) Opscode Chef
11 23 (26.74%) Configuration Management
12 22 (25.58%) Java
12 22 (25.58%) Microservices
13 21 (24.42%) Google Cloud Platform
14 20 (23.26%) Kubernetes
14 20 (23.26%) Puppet
15 18 (20.93%) Amazon EC2
16 17 (19.77%) Ruby
17 16 (18.60%) Fintech
17 16 (18.60%) Big Data
17 16 (18.60%) Serverless
18 15 (17.44%) Open Source
18 15 (17.44%) Windows
18 15 (17.44%) Scrum
19 14 (16.28%) GCP
19 14 (16.28%) PowerShell
19 14 (16.28%) Retail

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 14 (16.28%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (10.47%) Apache Spark
3 4 (4.65%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.49%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.16%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.16%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 73 (84.88%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (36.05%) AWS CloudFormation
3 27 (31.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (24.42%) Google Cloud Platform
5 18 (20.93%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (18.60%) Serverless
7 13 (15.12%) AWS Lambda
8 9 (10.47%) SaaS
9 8 (9.30%) IaaS
10 7 (8.14%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (8.14%) PaaS
11 5 (5.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 4 (4.65%) Amazon S3
12 4 (4.65%) Mimecast
12 4 (4.65%) Office 365
12 4 (4.65%) Route 53
12 4 (4.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (3.49%) CloudFront
14 2 (2.33%) Amazon EMR
14 2 (2.33%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 26 (30.23%) DNS
2 13 (15.12%) DHCP
3 12 (13.95%) TCP/IP
4 8 (9.30%) BGP
4 8 (9.30%) EIGRP
4 8 (9.30%) LAN
4 8 (9.30%) OSPF
5 7 (8.14%) WAN
5 7 (8.14%) Wireless
6 4 (4.65%) IPsec
6 4 (4.65%) IPv6
7 2 (2.33%) HTTP
7 2 (2.33%) Internet
7 2 (2.33%) SSL
8 1 (1.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.60%) Big Data
2 12 (13.95%) MongoDB
3 9 (10.47%) Hadoop
4 7 (8.14%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (4.65%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.49%) InfluxDB
6 3 (3.49%) MySQL
6 3 (3.49%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.49%) Redis
6 3 (3.49%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.33%) Amazon Aurora
7 2 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.33%) Vectorwise
8 1 (1.16%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.16%) Blockchain
8 1 (1.16%) Impala
Development Applications
1 31 (36.05%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.14%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.65%) TeamCity
4 3 (3.49%) AppVeyor
5 2 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (2.33%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.16%) JIRA
6 1 (1.16%) JUnit
6 1 (1.16%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (16.28%) Retail
2 10 (11.63%) Finance
3 7 (8.14%) Games
4 5 (5.81%) Marketing
5 2 (2.33%) Advertising
5 2 (2.33%) Banking
6 1 (1.16%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.63%) Kafka
2 8 (9.30%) Akka
3 7 (8.14%) REST
4 6 (6.98%) Web Services
5 5 (5.81%) .NET
6 4 (4.65%) AngularJS
6 4 (4.65%) Node.js
7 3 (3.49%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (3.49%) Swagger
8 1 (1.16%) .NET Core
8 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.16%) CSS
8 1 (1.16%) HTML
8 1 (1.16%) JMS
8 1 (1.16%) Lambda Expressions
8 1 (1.16%) React
8 1 (1.16%) Redux
8 1 (1.16%) RESTful
8 1 (1.16%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.60%) Fintech
2 11 (12.79%) Data Centre
3 8 (9.30%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (5.81%) Public Cloud
5 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.65%) PKI
6 3 (3.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (3.49%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.16%) Cloud Native
8 1 (1.16%) Derivative
8 1 (1.16%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (51.16%) Linux
2 15 (17.44%) Windows
3 7 (8.14%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.49%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.33%) Debian
6 2 (2.33%) Unix
6 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.16%) CentOS
7 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (68.60%) DevOps
2 35 (40.70%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (26.74%) Configuration Management
4 22 (25.58%) Microservices
5 15 (17.44%) Open Source
5 15 (17.44%) Scrum
6 11 (12.79%) E-Commerce
7 10 (11.63%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (11.63%) TDD
8 9 (10.47%) Software Engineering
9 8 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (9.30%) Low Latency
10 7 (8.14%) Network Management
10 7 (8.14%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (6.98%) ETL
11 6 (6.98%) Migration
12 5 (5.81%) Analytics
12 5 (5.81%) Task Automation
13 4 (4.65%) Customer-Centricity
13 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (44.19%) Python
2 22 (25.58%) Java
3 17 (19.77%) Ruby
4 14 (16.28%) PowerShell
5 9 (10.47%) Bash Shell
5 9 (10.47%) Scala
6 6 (6.98%) SQL
7 4 (4.65%) C#
7 4 (4.65%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.65%) PHP
8 2 (2.33%) Go
8 2 (2.33%) Groovy
9 1 (1.16%) Java 8
9 1 (1.16%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.33%) AWS Certification
1 2 (2.33%) PhD
1 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.28%) GCP
2 2 (2.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 38 (44.19%) Docker
2 9 (10.47%) Apache Flume
3 6 (6.98%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 39 (45.35%) Ansible
2 26 (30.23%) Terraform
3 24 (27.91%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (23.26%) Kubernetes
4 20 (23.26%) Puppet
5 6 (6.98%) Consul
6 4 (4.65%) Packer
7 2 (2.33%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.16%) Capistrano
8 1 (1.16%) Salt
8 1 (1.16%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (12.79%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.63%) Google
3 8 (9.30%) CheckPoint
3 8 (9.30%) Cisco
4 6 (6.98%) VMware
5 4 (4.65%) Splunk
6 3 (3.49%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.33%) AppDynamics
7 2 (2.33%) New Relic
7 2 (2.33%) Oracle
7 2 (2.33%) Vertica
8 1 (1.16%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.16%) Dell
8 1 (1.16%) Hortonworks
8 1 (1.16%) MapR
8 1 (1.16%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.16%) Talend