Period
to 20 July 2018

The median annual salary for an AWS Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 20 July 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
England > North West
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 285 339 333
Rank change year-on-year +54 -6 +32
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 72 42 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.58% 0.32% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.33% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 61 36 16
North West median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -18.18% +15.79%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £43,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12,107 12,692 11,275
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.84% 96.77% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 9,864 10,417 9,512
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,244 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

AWS Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS Engineer in the North West

AWS Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing AWS Engineer in the North West.

Salary trend for AWS Engineer in the North West

AWS Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Engineer in the North West over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for AWS Engineer in the North West

AWS Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 20 July 2018. 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
Manchester +57 60 £55,000 +23.60% 14
Cheshire -5 10 £52,500 +10.53% 3
Merseyside - 1 - -
AWS Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 North West region featuring AWS Engineer in the job title.

1 68 (94.44%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (80.56%) DevOps
3 39 (54.17%) Linux
4 31 (43.06%) Python
4 31 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (38.89%) Ruby
6 25 (34.72%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (34.72%) Microsoft Azure
6 25 (34.72%) Docker
6 25 (34.72%) Deployment Automation
7 24 (33.33%) Bash Shell
8 22 (30.56%) Puppet
8 22 (30.56%) Terraform
9 20 (27.78%) AWS Certification
10 19 (26.39%) Opscode Chef
10 19 (26.39%) Jenkins
10 19 (26.39%) Configuration Management
11 18 (25.00%) Open Source
12 17 (23.61%) Unix
13 16 (22.22%) Finance
13 16 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
14 14 (19.44%) Ansible
14 14 (19.44%) Kubernetes
14 14 (19.44%) Google
15 11 (15.28%) Node.js
15 11 (15.28%) High Availability
15 11 (15.28%) Prometheus
16 10 (13.89%) Java
17 9 (12.50%) Web Services
17 9 (12.50%) Maven

AWS Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (5.56%) Apache Solr
1 4 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.78%) CMS
2 2 (2.78%) Drupal
2 2 (2.78%) IIS
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon Alexa
3 1 (1.39%) Apache
3 1 (1.39%) CloudStack
3 1 (1.39%) Confluence
3 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.39%) JBoss
3 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.39%) nginx
3 1 (1.39%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.39%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 68 (94.44%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (34.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (12.50%) AWS Lambda
3 9 (12.50%) Serverless
4 8 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (9.72%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (6.94%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (6.94%) Amazon S3
7 4 (5.56%) IaaS
7 4 (5.56%) SaaS
8 3 (4.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (2.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (2.78%) Office 365
9 2 (2.78%) Route 53
10 1 (1.39%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (1.39%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.72%) DNS
2 3 (4.17%) Firewall
2 3 (4.17%) Internet
2 3 (4.17%) SSL
3 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.78%) VPN
4 1 (1.39%) DHCP
4 1 (1.39%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) Redis
2 6 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (4.17%) MySQL
4 3 (4.17%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.39%) Big Data
6 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.39%) RavenDB
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (26.39%) Jenkins
2 9 (12.50%) Maven
3 6 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (6.94%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.94%) Travis CI
4 5 (6.94%) Vagrant
5 3 (4.17%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.39%) Gradle
7 1 (1.39%) gulp
7 1 (1.39%) JIRA
7 1 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 16 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Games
3 2 (2.78%) Marketing
4 1 (1.39%) Automotive
4 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.39%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.28%) Node.js
2 9 (12.50%) Web Services
3 7 (9.72%) .NET
3 7 (9.72%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (6.94%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (6.94%) Middleware
4 5 (6.94%) Sensu
5 2 (2.78%) Spring
6 1 (1.39%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.39%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.39%) JAX-RS
6 1 (1.39%) JSON
6 1 (1.39%) Kafka
6 1 (1.39%) LAMP
6 1 (1.39%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (1.39%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Public Cloud
2 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (1.39%) Fintech
2 1 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.39%) PKI
2 1 (1.39%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 39 (54.17%) Linux
2 17 (23.61%) Unix
3 6 (8.33%) Windows
4 2 (2.78%) Kali Linux
4 2 (2.78%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.39%) CentOS
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (80.56%) DevOps
2 31 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (34.72%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (34.72%) Deployment Automation
4 19 (26.39%) Configuration Management
5 18 (25.00%) Open Source
6 16 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (15.28%) High Availability
8 8 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
9 7 (9.72%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (6.94%) Waterfall
12 4 (5.56%) Scrum
13 3 (4.17%) Benchmarking
13 3 (4.17%) Load Testing
13 3 (4.17%) Microservices
13 3 (4.17%) OO
13 3 (4.17%) Security Management
13 3 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 31 (43.06%) Python
2 28 (38.89%) Ruby
3 24 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 10 (13.89%) Java
5 5 (6.94%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.94%) PowerShell
6 4 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.56%) SQL
7 3 (4.17%) Scala
8 2 (2.78%) VBScript
9 1 (1.39%) Clojure
9 1 (1.39%) Go
9 1 (1.39%) Java 8
9 1 (1.39%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.39%) Perl
9 1 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (27.78%) AWS Certification
2 7 (9.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 25 (34.72%) Docker
2 4 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (2.78%) FreeRADIUS
4 2 (2.78%) pfSense
5 1 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.39%) vSphere
5 1 (1.39%) Xen
5 1 (1.39%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (30.56%) Puppet
1 22 (30.56%) Terraform
2 19 (26.39%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (19.44%) Ansible
3 14 (19.44%) Kubernetes
4 11 (15.28%) Prometheus
5 5 (6.94%) Graphite
5 5 (6.94%) Packer
6 4 (5.56%) Cobbler
7 3 (4.17%) Salt
8 2 (2.78%) Consul
8 2 (2.78%) Nessus
9 1 (1.39%) Nagios
9 1 (1.39%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (19.44%) Google
2 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.17%) SaltStack
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle
4 2 (2.78%) Qualys
4 2 (2.78%) Sophos
5 1 (1.39%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.39%) EnterpriseDB
5 1 (1.39%) NetApp
5 1 (1.39%) New Relic
5 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.39%) Sage
5 1 (1.39%) Trend Micro
5 1 (1.39%) VMware