Period
to 1 December 2021

The median annual salary for an AWS Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 1 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
England > North East
6 months to
1 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 74 49 92
Rank change year-on-year -25 +43 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 30 31 5
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 2.33% 3.94% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.57% 4.05% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 28 30 4
10th Percentile £34,250 £28,500 £37,950
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £40,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £51,250 £48,750
Median % change year-on-year -7.32% +5.13% +8.33%
75th Percentile £69,375 £64,375 £54,313
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £55,325
England median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%

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 1,167 765 1,110
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.61% 97.20% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 924 675 866
10th Percentile £25,750 £27,500 £22,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,441 £44,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.27% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 1 December 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 1 December 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 -17 27 £47,500 -13.64% 5
Durham -16 3 £24,500 -38.75%
AWS Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 North East region featuring AWS Engineer in the job title.

1 30 (100.00%) AWS
2 29 (96.67%) Linux
3 26 (86.67%) DevOps
3 26 (86.67%) Terraform
4 25 (83.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 25 (83.33%) Kubernetes
4 25 (83.33%) Docker
5 24 (80.00%) Puppet
5 24 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (76.67%) Opscode Chef
7 17 (56.67%) Git (software)
7 17 (56.67%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (53.33%) Migration
8 16 (53.33%) Scrum
8 16 (53.33%) Deployment Automation
9 9 (30.00%) Python
9 9 (30.00%) Ansible
10 8 (26.67%) Jenkins
10 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
10 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
10 8 (26.67%) PowerShell
10 8 (26.67%) Bash Shell
10 8 (26.67%) Configuration Management
10 8 (26.67%) Load Balancing
10 8 (26.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (26.67%) Infrastructure as Code
10 8 (26.67%) Public Cloud
10 8 (26.67%) GitLab
11 7 (23.33%) CircleCI
11 7 (23.33%) ARM Templates

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:

Cloud Services
1 30 (100.00%) AWS
2 25 (83.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (23.33%) Azure
3 7 (23.33%) IaaS
3 7 (23.33%) PaaS
3 7 (23.33%) SaaS
4 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.33%) Amazon ECS
4 1 (3.33%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (3.33%) AWS CodeDeploy
4 1 (3.33%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (3.33%) GitHub
4 1 (3.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Firewall
1 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (56.67%) Git (software)
2 8 (26.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 8 (26.67%) GitLab
2 8 (26.67%) Jenkins
3 7 (23.33%) CircleCI
4 1 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Social Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 1 (3.33%) Presentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) ARM Templates
2 1 (3.33%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Public Cloud
2 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (96.67%) Linux
2 7 (23.33%) Unix
3 4 (13.33%) Windows
4 1 (3.33%) CentOS
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (86.67%) DevOps
2 24 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (56.67%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (53.33%) Deployment Automation
4 16 (53.33%) Migration
4 16 (53.33%) Scrum
5 8 (26.67%) Configuration Management
5 8 (26.67%) Infrastructure as Code
5 8 (26.67%) Load Balancing
6 3 (10.00%) Capacity Management
6 3 (10.00%) CRM
6 3 (10.00%) Data Extraction
6 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (3.33%) Fintech
7 1 (3.33%) High Availability
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.33%) Microservices
7 1 (3.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) Python
2 8 (26.67%) Bash Shell
2 8 (26.67%) PowerShell
3 7 (23.33%) Perl
4 4 (13.33%) SQL
5 1 (3.33%) Go
5 1 (3.33%) Java
5 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 25 (83.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (86.67%) Terraform
2 25 (83.33%) Kubernetes
3 24 (80.00%) Puppet
4 23 (76.67%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (30.00%) Ansible
6 7 (23.33%) CFEngine
7 1 (3.33%) Consul
7 1 (3.33%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (3.33%) Grafana
7 1 (3.33%) Graphite
7 1 (3.33%) Packer
7 1 (3.33%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle