Period
to 18 January 2022

The median annual salary for an AWS DevOps Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

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

DevOps Engineer - AWS
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 567 291 628
Rank change year-on-year -276 +337 -12
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS DevOps Engineer 494 619 415
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.45% 1.11% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 1.16% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 445 574 365
10th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £46,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £45,000 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% -10.71% -
75th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £86,250 £93,250
UK median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -14.29% +2.19%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 101,694 53,188 110,854
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.14% 95.02% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 70,738 44,195 90,430
10th Percentile £31,750 £32,000 £28,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +1.94%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

AWS DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS DevOps Engineer in England

AWS DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing AWS DevOps Engineer in England.

Salary trend for AWS DevOps Engineer in England

AWS DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS DevOps Engineer in England over the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

Salary histogram for AWS DevOps Engineer in England

AWS DevOps Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AWS DevOps Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 18 January 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -248 260 £80,000 +6.67% 51
North of England -150 145 £60,000 +4.35% 11
Yorkshire -105 78 £60,000 - 3
North West -99 50 £62,500 +13.64% 8
South East -94 39 £47,500 -7.32% 5
Midlands -120 18 £60,000 +4.35% 9
North East -20 16 £47,500 -17.39%
South West -98 12 £65,000 +30.00% 4
West Midlands -76 11 £60,000 +4.35% 9
East of England -88 11 £77,500 +19.23% 9
East Midlands -69 7 £65,000 +23.81%
AWS DevOps Engineer
UK

AWS DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, AWS DevOps 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 England region featuring AWS DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 494 (100.00%) DevOps
2 453 (91.70%) AWS
3 370 (74.90%) Terraform
4 327 (66.19%) Kubernetes
5 318 (64.37%) Docker
6 288 (58.30%) Python
7 281 (56.88%) Linux
8 256 (51.82%) AWS CloudFormation
9 242 (48.99%) Infrastructure as Code
10 218 (44.13%) Agile Software Development
11 170 (34.41%) Opscode Chef
12 164 (33.20%) Puppet
13 156 (31.58%) Deployment Automation
14 148 (29.96%) Ansible
15 134 (27.13%) Configuration Management
16 133 (26.92%) Jenkins
17 132 (26.72%) Git (software)
18 123 (24.90%) Bash
19 101 (20.45%) Go
20 100 (20.24%) AWS Certification
21 94 (19.03%) Amazon EKS
22 91 (18.42%) Java
23 89 (18.02%) Ruby
24 86 (17.41%) Problem-Solving
25 81 (16.40%) GitLab
26 78 (15.79%) Serverless
27 76 (15.38%) Finance
27 76 (15.38%) Azure
28 75 (15.18%) SaltStack
29 71 (14.37%) Amazon EC2

AWS DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 15 (3.04%) nginx
2 12 (2.43%) Traefik
3 9 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (1.82%) Tomcat
4 7 (1.42%) IIS
5 4 (0.81%) Confluence
6 2 (0.40%) SAS
7 1 (0.20%) Apache Pulsar
7 1 (0.20%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.20%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.20%) Ethereum
7 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 9 (1.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 453 (91.70%) AWS
2 256 (51.82%) AWS CloudFormation
3 94 (19.03%) Amazon EKS
4 78 (15.79%) Serverless
5 76 (15.38%) Azure
6 71 (14.37%) Amazon EC2
7 70 (14.17%) Amazon S3
8 68 (13.77%) Pulumi
9 62 (12.55%) Amazon ECS
10 47 (9.51%) AWS Lambda
11 44 (8.91%) PaaS
12 39 (7.89%) IaaS
12 39 (7.89%) SaaS
13 35 (7.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 31 (6.28%) GCP
15 26 (5.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 23 (4.66%) CloudFront
16 23 (4.66%) Route 53
17 18 (3.64%) Amazon SQS
18 17 (3.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.47%) DNS
2 20 (4.05%) Firewall
3 18 (3.64%) HTTP
4 13 (2.63%) VPN
5 12 (2.43%) SSL
6 10 (2.02%) Network Security
6 10 (2.02%) TCP/IP
7 9 (1.82%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.61%) LAN
8 3 (0.61%) WAN
9 1 (0.20%) Broadband
9 1 (0.20%) FTP
9 1 (0.20%) Intranet
9 1 (0.20%) IPsec
9 1 (0.20%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.20%) SMTP
9 1 (0.20%) SSH
9 1 (0.20%) tcpdump
9 1 (0.20%) VLAN
9 1 (0.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (10.12%) Amazon RDS
2 43 (8.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 40 (8.10%) MySQL
4 33 (6.68%) NoSQL
5 29 (5.87%) PostgreSQL
6 28 (5.67%) Redis
7 25 (5.06%) MongoDB
8 19 (3.85%) Amazon Redshift
9 16 (3.24%) MariaDB
10 11 (2.23%) Event Store
10 11 (2.23%) SQL Server
11 7 (1.42%) Couchbase
12 5 (1.01%) Amazon Athena
12 5 (1.01%) InfluxDB
13 3 (0.61%) Amazon Aurora
13 3 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.61%) Electronic Patient Records
13 3 (0.61%) Relational Database
14 2 (0.40%) Hadoop
15 1 (0.20%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 133 (26.92%) Jenkins
2 132 (26.72%) Git (software)
3 81 (16.40%) GitLab
4 33 (6.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 24 (4.86%) JIRA
6 21 (4.25%) Artifactory
7 18 (3.64%) TeamCity
8 14 (2.83%) Octopus Deploy
9 12 (2.43%) git-flow
10 11 (2.23%) CircleCI
11 7 (1.42%) Bitbucket
12 5 (1.01%) Maven
13 4 (0.81%) Gradle
13 4 (0.81%) Subversion
14 3 (0.61%) GoCD
14 3 (0.61%) Snyk
14 3 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
15 2 (0.40%) Travis CI
16 1 (0.20%) MSBuild
16 1 (0.20%) Vagrant
General
1 76 (15.38%) Finance
2 60 (12.15%) Social Skills
3 18 (3.64%) Retail
4 13 (2.63%) Banking
5 11 (2.23%) Financial Institution
6 8 (1.62%) Public Sector
7 6 (1.21%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.21%) Law
8 4 (0.81%) Publishing
9 3 (0.61%) Advertising
9 3 (0.61%) Documentation Skills
9 3 (0.61%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 2 (0.40%) Automotive
11 1 (0.20%) Electronics
11 1 (0.20%) Games
11 1 (0.20%) Presentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.05%) Elastic Stack
1 20 (4.05%) Node.js
2 17 (3.44%) .NET
2 17 (3.44%) RabbitMQ
3 12 (2.43%) LEMP Stack
4 11 (2.23%) ActiveMQ
4 11 (2.23%) YAML
5 10 (2.02%) React
5 10 (2.02%) Web Services
6 8 (1.62%) Kafka
7 7 (1.42%) LAMP
7 7 (1.42%) RESTful
8 5 (1.01%) .NET Core
8 5 (1.01%) ARM Templates
8 5 (1.01%) Lambda Expressions
9 4 (0.81%) REST
10 3 (0.61%) Hibernate
10 3 (0.61%) Laravel
11 2 (0.40%) Django
11 2 (0.40%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 65 (13.16%) Enterprise Cloud
2 34 (6.88%) Greenfield Project
3 31 (6.28%) Public Cloud
4 19 (3.85%) Cloud Native
5 11 (2.23%) Clustering
6 10 (2.02%) Private Cloud
7 8 (1.62%) NHS
7 8 (1.62%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (1.42%) iPad
9 6 (1.21%) Hedge funds
10 5 (1.01%) Smartphone
11 4 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (0.81%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.61%) e-Learning
12 3 (0.61%) FMCG
12 3 (0.61%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.61%) Replication
13 2 (0.40%) Legacy Applications
13 2 (0.40%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 281 (56.88%) Linux
2 51 (10.32%) Windows
3 22 (4.45%) Unix
4 16 (3.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (3.04%) CentOS
5 15 (3.04%) Debian
6 7 (1.42%) Alpine Linux
7 6 (1.21%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.01%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.40%) Android
10 1 (0.20%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.20%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.20%) VMS
10 1 (0.20%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 494 (100.00%) DevOps
2 242 (48.99%) Infrastructure as Code
3 218 (44.13%) Agile Software Development
4 156 (31.58%) Deployment Automation
5 134 (27.13%) Configuration Management
6 86 (17.41%) Problem-Solving
7 70 (14.17%) Microservices
8 67 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
9 59 (11.94%) Scrum
10 54 (10.93%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 51 (10.32%) Migration
12 43 (8.70%) Load Balancing
13 31 (6.28%) Fintech
13 31 (6.28%) Software Engineering
14 27 (5.47%) Asset Management
14 27 (5.47%) Observability
15 21 (4.25%) High Availability
16 19 (3.85%) E-Commerce
16 19 (3.85%) Software Deployment
17 14 (2.83%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 288 (58.30%) Python
2 123 (24.90%) Bash
3 101 (20.45%) Go
4 91 (18.42%) Java
5 89 (18.02%) Ruby
6 59 (11.94%) PowerShell
7 40 (8.10%) SQL
8 32 (6.48%) PHP
9 31 (6.28%) Perl
10 22 (4.45%) JavaScript
11 20 (4.05%) Shell Script
12 15 (3.04%) Groovy
13 14 (2.83%) C#
14 10 (2.02%) Kotlin
15 8 (1.62%) Scala
16 6 (1.21%) TypeScript
17 4 (0.81%) C++
18 3 (0.61%) C
18 3 (0.61%) Java 8
19 1 (0.20%) R
Qualifications
1 100 (20.24%) AWS Certification
2 32 (6.48%) Security Cleared
3 27 (5.47%) SC Cleared
4 18 (3.64%) Degree
5 1 (0.20%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.20%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.42%) QA
2 3 (0.61%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.40%) SLA
4 1 (0.20%) EMIR
4 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.20%) MiFID
System Software
1 318 (64.37%) Docker
2 14 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.01%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 370 (74.90%) Terraform
2 327 (66.19%) Kubernetes
3 170 (34.41%) Opscode Chef
4 164 (33.20%) Puppet
5 148 (29.96%) Ansible
6 42 (8.50%) Grafana
7 40 (8.10%) Prometheus
8 20 (4.05%) CFEngine
9 17 (3.44%) Consul
10 11 (2.23%) Failover Clustering
10 11 (2.23%) Rancher
11 10 (2.02%) Salt
12 7 (1.42%) Docker Swarm
13 6 (1.21%) Packer
14 4 (0.81%) Graphite
15 3 (0.61%) Kibana
15 3 (0.61%) logstash
16 2 (0.40%) Rundeck
17 1 (0.20%) HAProxy
17 1 (0.20%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 75 (15.18%) SaltStack
2 20 (4.05%) Microsoft
3 16 (3.24%) VMware
4 11 (2.23%) Splunk
5 7 (1.42%) Oracle
6 6 (1.21%) New Relic
6 6 (1.21%) Red Hat
7 4 (0.81%) Google
8 3 (0.61%) AppDynamics
8 3 (0.61%) Facebook
8 3 (0.61%) TOWER Software
8 3 (0.61%) Zscaler
9 2 (0.40%) Cadence
10 1 (0.20%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.20%) Cisco
10 1 (0.20%) Citrix
10 1 (0.20%) Dell
10 1 (0.20%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.20%) MKS
10 1 (0.20%) Perforce