Period
to 19 September 2018

The median annual salary for an AWS Engineer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 276 291 281
Rank change year-on-year +15 -10 +132
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 78 40 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.71% 0.39% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.41% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 72 40 72
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £63,750 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.80% -5.56% +22.73%
10th Percentile £53,750 £47,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,375
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% - +13.04%

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 10,565 9,717 11,975
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.99% 95.13% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 9,434 8,805 10,955
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 £34,000 £33,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £61,000 £59,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +2.52% +3.48% +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 19 September 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 19 September 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 64 (82.05%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (65.38%) DevOps
3 34 (43.59%) Linux
4 31 (39.74%) Ansible
4 31 (39.74%) Docker
5 30 (38.46%) Python
6 25 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (29.49%) Java
8 21 (26.92%) Jenkins
9 20 (25.64%) Microsoft Azure
10 17 (21.79%) Puppet
10 17 (21.79%) AWS CloudFormation
11 16 (20.51%) Big Data
11 16 (20.51%) PowerShell
12 15 (19.23%) Terraform
13 14 (17.95%) Fintech
13 14 (17.95%) Windows
14 13 (16.67%) Serverless
14 13 (16.67%) Configuration Management
14 13 (16.67%) Kubernetes
14 13 (16.67%) Microservices
14 13 (16.67%) Open Source
15 12 (15.38%) Kafka
15 12 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
15 12 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
15 12 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
16 11 (14.10%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (14.10%) DNS
16 11 (14.10%) Finance
16 11 (14.10%) Apache Spark

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 11 (14.10%) Apache Spark
2 5 (6.41%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (5.13%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.56%) Apache
5 1 (1.28%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.28%) CMS
5 1 (1.28%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 64 (82.05%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (25.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (21.79%) AWS CloudFormation
4 13 (16.67%) Serverless
5 12 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (12.82%) AWS Lambda
7 7 (8.97%) SaaS
8 6 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (5.13%) Amazon S3
9 4 (5.13%) IaaS
9 4 (5.13%) Mimecast
9 4 (5.13%) Office 365
10 3 (3.85%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (3.85%) PaaS
10 3 (3.85%) Route 53
11 2 (2.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (2.56%) Amazon Glacier
12 1 (1.28%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.10%) DNS
2 7 (8.97%) DHCP
3 4 (5.13%) BGP
3 4 (5.13%) EIGRP
3 4 (5.13%) IPsec
3 4 (5.13%) IPv6
3 4 (5.13%) LAN
3 4 (5.13%) OSPF
4 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.85%) WAN
4 3 (3.85%) Wireless
5 2 (2.56%) HTTP
5 2 (2.56%) Internet
5 2 (2.56%) SSL
6 1 (1.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.51%) Big Data
2 10 (12.82%) Hadoop
3 5 (6.41%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (5.13%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (5.13%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.85%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.85%) MySQL
5 3 (3.85%) Redis
5 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.56%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.56%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.56%) Blockchain
6 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.56%) Vectorwise
7 1 (1.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.28%) Impala
7 1 (1.28%) InfluxDB
7 1 (1.28%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 21 (26.92%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.13%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.13%) TeamCity
3 3 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.56%) JIRA
4 2 (2.56%) JUnit
5 1 (1.28%) AppVeyor
5 1 (1.28%) Maven
5 1 (1.28%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.28%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (14.10%) Finance
2 9 (11.54%) Games
3 6 (7.69%) Law
4 4 (5.13%) Retail
5 3 (3.85%) Marketing
6 2 (2.56%) Advertising
6 2 (2.56%) Banking
7 1 (1.28%) Automotive
7 1 (1.28%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.38%) Kafka
2 8 (10.26%) Akka
3 5 (6.41%) REST
3 5 (6.41%) Web Services
4 4 (5.13%) .NET
4 4 (5.13%) Node.js
5 3 (3.85%) Spring
6 2 (2.56%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.56%) JMS
7 1 (1.28%) .NET Core
7 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.28%) CSS
7 1 (1.28%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (1.28%) Lambda Expressions
7 1 (1.28%) LAMP
7 1 (1.28%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.28%) React
7 1 (1.28%) Redux
7 1 (1.28%) Spring Cloud
7 1 (1.28%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) Fintech
2 8 (10.26%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (8.97%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.41%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (5.13%) PKI
5 4 (5.13%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.56%) Derivative
7 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.28%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.28%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (43.59%) Linux
2 14 (17.95%) Windows
3 7 (8.97%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.85%) CentOS
6 2 (2.56%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.28%) Debian
7 1 (1.28%) Solaris
7 1 (1.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (65.38%) DevOps
2 25 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 13 (16.67%) Microservices
3 13 (16.67%) Open Source
4 11 (14.10%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (12.82%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (11.54%) TDD
7 8 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 8 (10.26%) Low Latency
8 6 (7.69%) ETL
8 6 (7.69%) Scrum
8 6 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 5 (6.41%) Analytics
9 5 (6.41%) Migration
10 4 (5.13%) Antivirus Management
10 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (5.13%) Machine Learning
10 4 (5.13%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (5.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (38.46%) Python
2 23 (29.49%) Java
3 16 (20.51%) PowerShell
4 11 (14.10%) Bash Shell
5 10 (12.82%) Scala
5 10 (12.82%) SQL
6 9 (11.54%) Ruby
7 4 (5.13%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.13%) PHP
8 2 (2.56%) C#
8 2 (2.56%) Groovy
8 2 (2.56%) Java 8
9 1 (1.28%) Go
9 1 (1.28%) Perl
9 1 (1.28%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.85%) AWS Certification
2 2 (2.56%) PhD
2 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) GCP
2 2 (2.56%) QA
3 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (39.74%) Docker
2 9 (11.54%) Apache Flume
3 4 (5.13%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.85%) HDFS
4 3 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (39.74%) Ansible
2 17 (21.79%) Puppet
3 15 (19.23%) Terraform
4 13 (16.67%) Kubernetes
5 12 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.85%) Packer
7 2 (2.56%) Consul
7 2 (2.56%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.28%) Capistrano
8 1 (1.28%) Mesos
8 1 (1.28%) Salt
8 1 (1.28%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (11.54%) Google
1 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.41%) Red Hat
2 5 (6.41%) VMware
3 4 (5.13%) CheckPoint
3 4 (5.13%) Cisco
3 4 (5.13%) Splunk
4 3 (3.85%) AppDynamics
4 3 (3.85%) New Relic
5 2 (2.56%) Vertica
6 1 (1.28%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.28%) Dell
6 1 (1.28%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.28%) MapR
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle
6 1 (1.28%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.28%) SAP
6 1 (1.28%) Symantec
6 1 (1.28%) Talend