Period
to 8 December 2021

The median annual salary for an AWS Engineer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 8 December 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
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
8 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 103 70 118
Rank change year-on-year -33 +48 +28
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 12 17 14
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.79% 2.06% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 2.16% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 11
10th Percentile " £36,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £60,000 £38,750 "
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +47.37% -5.00% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £56,250 £55,000
90th Percentile " " "
Scotland median annual salary £70,000 £47,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +47.37% +13.10% -23.64%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1,407 787 1,688
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.50% 95.16% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 961 574 1,188
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,150 £31,250
25th Percentile £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -3.23%
75th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £63,603
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

AWS Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS Engineer in Glasgow

AWS Engineer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for AWS Engineer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Glasgow region featuring AWS Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Linux
1 12 (100.00%) AWS
2 11 (91.67%) PowerShell
2 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) Docker
2 11 (91.67%) DevOps
2 11 (91.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 11 (91.67%) Terraform
2 11 (91.67%) Infrastructure as Code
3 10 (83.33%) Azure
4 7 (58.33%) Ansible
5 6 (50.00%) GitLab
5 6 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 6 (50.00%) Kubernetes
5 6 (50.00%) Public Cloud
5 6 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (50.00%) IaaS
5 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 6 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (50.00%) CircleCI
5 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (50.00%) Load Balancing
5 6 (50.00%) Python
5 6 (50.00%) Perl
5 6 (50.00%) Web Services
5 6 (50.00%) Unix
5 6 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared

AWS Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 1 (8.33%) Ethereum
Cloud Services
1 12 (100.00%) AWS
2 11 (91.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 10 (83.33%) Azure
4 6 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (50.00%) IaaS
4 6 (50.00%) PaaS
4 6 (50.00%) SaaS
4 6 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (41.67%) Amazon ECS
5 5 (41.67%) Amazon S3
5 5 (41.67%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (41.67%) AWS CodeDeploy
5 5 (41.67%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (41.67%) CloudFront
5 5 (41.67%) GitHub
5 5 (41.67%) Pulumi
5 5 (41.67%) Serverless
6 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon Aurora
2 1 (8.33%) Blockchain
2 1 (8.33%) MariaDB
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (50.00%) CircleCI
1 6 (50.00%) GitLab
1 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (41.67%) Social Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) ARM Templates
1 6 (50.00%) Web Services
2 5 (41.67%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Bitcoin
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Unix
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (91.67%) DevOps
1 11 (91.67%) Infrastructure as Code
2 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 5 (41.67%) Coaching
3 5 (41.67%) Deployment Automation
3 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Automation
3 5 (41.67%) Mentoring
3 5 (41.67%) Project Planning
3 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Fintech
4 1 (8.33%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) PowerShell
2 6 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (50.00%) Perl
2 6 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Docker
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (91.67%) Terraform
2 7 (58.33%) Ansible
3 6 (50.00%) CFEngine
3 6 (50.00%) Kubernetes
3 6 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (50.00%) Puppet
4 1 (8.33%) Grafana
4 1 (8.33%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco