Period
to 24 January 2021

The median annual salary for an AWS Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 24 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
England > North East
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 46 91 98
Rank change year-on-year +45 +7 +25
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 35 4 16
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 3.75% 0.32% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.85% 0.32% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 39 4 16
Median annual salary £50,000 £39,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.79% -16.32% -13.64%
10th Percentile £27,550 £36,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £48,375 £64,375
England median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% +8.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Permanent vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 909 1,239 1,255
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.32% 97.71% 93.66%
Number of salaries quoted 767 901 1,000
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,130
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.06% +10.29%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £66,025
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

AWS Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS Engineer in the North East

AWS Engineer
Salary Trend in the North East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing AWS Engineer in the North East.

Salary trend for AWS Engineer in the North East

AWS Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS Engineer in the North East over the 6 months to 24 January 2021.

Salary histogram for AWS Engineer in the North East

AWS Engineer
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AWS Engineer within the North East region over the 6 months to 24 January 2021. 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
Tyne and Wear +38 18 £58,750 +34.29% 3
Durham - 17 £29,000 -
AWS Engineer
England

AWS Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 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 North East region featuring AWS Engineer in the job title.

1 31 (88.57%) AWS
2 20 (57.14%) Linux
3 18 (51.43%) Windows
4 16 (45.71%) DevOps
5 15 (42.86%) Terraform
6 14 (40.00%) VPN
7 13 (37.14%) Kubernetes
8 11 (31.43%) Firewall
8 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
8 11 (31.43%) SQL
8 11 (31.43%) Data Protection
8 11 (31.43%) Data Extraction
9 9 (25.71%) Docker
10 8 (22.86%) Infrastructure as Code
10 8 (22.86%) Azure
11 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (20.00%) Ansible
12 6 (17.14%) Public Cloud
12 6 (17.14%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (17.14%) Windows Server
12 6 (17.14%) Office 365
12 6 (17.14%) Asset Management
12 6 (17.14%) PowerShell
12 6 (17.14%) SonicWALL
12 6 (17.14%) LAN
12 6 (17.14%) WAN
13 5 (14.29%) CRM
13 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
13 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
13 5 (14.29%) Capacity Management

AWS Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 3 (8.57%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 31 (88.57%) AWS
2 8 (22.86%) Azure
3 6 (17.14%) Office 365
4 5 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (14.29%) GCP
5 4 (11.43%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (11.43%) Amazon S3
6 3 (8.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (8.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (2.86%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (2.86%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (2.86%) AWS CodeDeploy
7 1 (2.86%) GitHub
7 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (40.00%) VPN
2 11 (31.43%) Firewall
2 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
3 6 (17.14%) LAN
3 6 (17.14%) WAN
4 3 (8.57%) DHCP
4 3 (8.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) CircleCI
2 2 (5.71%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.71%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Public Cloud
2 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.57%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (5.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (57.14%) Linux
2 18 (51.43%) Windows
3 6 (17.14%) Windows Server
4 4 (11.43%) Ubuntu
5 3 (8.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.86%) Unix
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) DevOps
2 11 (31.43%) Data Extraction
2 11 (31.43%) Data Protection
3 8 (22.86%) Infrastructure as Code
4 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (17.14%) Asset Management
6 5 (14.29%) Capacity Management
6 5 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
6 5 (14.29%) CRM
6 5 (14.29%) Microservices
6 5 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (8.57%) DevSecOps
7 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.57%) Network Virtualisation
7 3 (8.57%) Security Management
7 3 (8.57%) SIEM
7 3 (8.57%) Technology Roadmap
8 2 (5.71%) OOP
8 2 (5.71%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) SQL
2 6 (17.14%) PowerShell
3 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
3 4 (11.43%) Python
4 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.71%) C#
5 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.71%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.86%) Jython
6 1 (2.86%) Perl
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Docker
2 6 (17.14%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (42.86%) Terraform
2 13 (37.14%) Kubernetes
3 7 (20.00%) Ansible
4 3 (8.57%) Puppet
5 1 (2.86%) Packer
5 1 (2.86%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) SonicWALL
2 3 (8.57%) AlienVault
2 3 (8.57%) Fortinet
2 3 (8.57%) Splunk
3 1 (2.86%) VMware