Period
to 28 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Amazon EKS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon EKS over the 6 months to 28 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (Amazon EKS)
England > South East
6 months to
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 330 305 475
Rank change year-on-year -25 +170 +49
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EKS 113 27 3
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.62% 0.26% 0.013%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.52% 0.67% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 20 14 3
10th Percentile £55,000 £50,750 £51,500
25th Percentile £58,750 £58,125 £61,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £67,500 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.41% -15.63% -4.48%
75th Percentile £80,000 £83,125 £82,500
90th Percentile £81,625 £88,750 -
England median annual salary £72,500 £70,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +2.84% +0.71% +4.87%

Amazon EKS is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 7,455 4,001 7,070
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 41.10% 39.26% 30.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5,258 3,418 6,013
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,563 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £80,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

Amazon EKS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Amazon EKS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EKS in the South East

Amazon EKS
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Amazon EKS in the South East.

Salary trend for Amazon EKS in the South East

Amazon EKS
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Amazon EKS in the South East over the 6 months to 28 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Amazon EKS in the South East

Amazon EKS
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon EKS within the South East region over the 6 months to 28 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
Jobs
Surrey -27 46 - -
Thames Valley -41 33 £72,500 -12.12% 4
Buckinghamshire - 22 £67,500 - 2
Kent - 11 £72,500 -
Hampshire -77 9 £70,000 +7.69% 1
Berkshire -33 7 £72,500 -12.12% 1
Home Counties - 7 - -
Oxfordshire - 4 - - 1
East Sussex - 3 - - 3
Middlesex - 3 - -
West Sussex - 1 - - 1
Amazon EKS
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, IT jobs citing Amazon EKS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Amazon EKS.

1 113 (100.00%) AWS
2 98 (86.73%) DevOps
2 98 (86.73%) Serverless
3 89 (78.76%) Azure
4 88 (77.88%) Java
5 81 (71.68%) GitHub
6 80 (70.80%) Docker
6 80 (70.80%) Agile Software Development
7 79 (69.91%) Risk Management
8 72 (63.72%) CI/CD
9 71 (62.83%) Node.js
10 70 (61.95%) SDLC
11 64 (56.64%) Git (software)
12 59 (52.21%) Software Engineering
12 59 (52.21%) JavaScript
12 59 (52.21%) C#
13 57 (50.44%) Cloud Native
14 51 (45.13%) Mentoring
15 50 (44.25%) User Stories
15 50 (44.25%) OpenShift
15 50 (44.25%) Functional Testing
15 50 (44.25%) Amazon S3
15 50 (44.25%) Test Automation
15 50 (44.25%) RESTful
15 50 (44.25%) Thought Leadership
15 50 (44.25%) Emotional Intelligence
16 47 (41.59%) AWS Lambda
17 46 (40.71%) Python
18 45 (39.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 44 (38.94%) Amazon RDS

Amazon EKS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 20 (17.70%) Apache
1 20 (17.70%) Apache Airflow
2 9 (7.96%) Apache Spark
3 7 (6.19%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.65%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.77%) Ethereum
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 113 (100.00%) AWS
2 98 (86.73%) Serverless
3 89 (78.76%) Azure
4 81 (71.68%) GitHub
5 50 (44.25%) Amazon S3
5 50 (44.25%) OpenShift
6 47 (41.59%) AWS Lambda
7 41 (36.28%) Amazon EC2
8 38 (33.63%) Amazon SQS
9 35 (30.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 31 (27.43%) AWS CloudFormation
11 29 (25.66%) Amazon EMR
11 29 (25.66%) AWS CloudTrail
12 23 (20.35%) GitHub Actions
13 20 (17.70%) AWS Step Functions
14 9 (7.96%) Azure Data Factory
14 9 (7.96%) Azure Functions
14 9 (7.96%) Azure Monitor
14 9 (7.96%) Azure Service Bus
14 9 (7.96%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 29 (25.66%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (0.88%) HTTP
2 1 (0.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (39.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 44 (38.94%) Amazon RDS
3 30 (26.55%) Big Data
4 29 (25.66%) Amazon Athena
4 29 (25.66%) Amazon Redshift
4 29 (25.66%) Data Lake
4 29 (25.66%) Electronic Patient Records
5 22 (19.47%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (18.58%) Redis
7 16 (14.16%) NoSQL
8 11 (9.73%) MongoDB
9 7 (6.19%) InfluxDB
10 2 (1.77%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.88%) Amazon Aurora
11 1 (0.88%) MySQL
11 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 64 (56.64%) Git (software)
2 17 (15.04%) GitLab
3 9 (7.96%) kappa
4 8 (7.08%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.54%) Jaeger
6 2 (1.77%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.88%) fastlane
General
1 2 (1.77%) Finance
1 2 (1.77%) Social Skills
2 1 (0.88%) Law
2 1 (0.88%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 51 (45.13%) Software Engineer
2 41 (36.28%) Principal Engineer
3 40 (35.40%) Principal Software Engineer
4 29 (25.66%) AWS Engineer
4 29 (25.66%) Cloud Engineer
4 29 (25.66%) Data Engineer
4 29 (25.66%) Security Engineer
5 20 (17.70%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 20 (17.70%) Senior Data Engineer
5 20 (17.70%) Senior Security Engineer
6 13 (11.50%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (7.96%) DevSecOps Engineer
8 7 (6.19%) AWS DevOps
8 7 (6.19%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 7 (6.19%) Site Engineer
8 7 (6.19%) Site Reliability Engineer
9 2 (1.77%) Developer
9 2 (1.77%) IT Manager
9 2 (1.77%) IT Operations Manager
9 2 (1.77%) Platform Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (62.83%) Node.js
2 50 (44.25%) RESTful
3 33 (29.20%) Kafka
4 20 (17.70%) .NET
4 20 (17.70%) ActiveMQ
5 11 (9.73%) React
6 9 (7.96%) YAML
7 5 (4.42%) AngularJS
8 4 (3.54%) gRPC
8 4 (3.54%) Laravel
8 4 (3.54%) Protocol Buffers
9 2 (1.77%) Smart Contracts
10 1 (0.88%) D3.js
10 1 (0.88%) FastAPI
10 1 (0.88%) Next.js
10 1 (0.88%) OpenAPI
10 1 (0.88%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.88%) REST
10 1 (0.88%) Spring
10 1 (0.88%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 57 (50.44%) Cloud Native
2 7 (6.19%) iPad
3 4 (3.54%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.77%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.77%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.88%) EPoS
5 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.85%) Linux
2 7 (6.19%) Alpine Linux
2 7 (6.19%) CentOS
3 1 (0.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (86.73%) DevOps
2 80 (70.80%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (69.91%) Risk Management
4 72 (63.72%) CI/CD
5 70 (61.95%) SDLC
6 59 (52.21%) Software Engineering
7 51 (45.13%) Mentoring
8 50 (44.25%) Emotional Intelligence
8 50 (44.25%) Functional Testing
8 50 (44.25%) Test Automation
8 50 (44.25%) Thought Leadership
8 50 (44.25%) User Stories
9 35 (30.97%) Full Stack Development
10 30 (26.55%) Analytics
10 30 (26.55%) ETL
11 29 (25.66%) Continuous Improvement
11 29 (25.66%) Data Analytics
11 29 (25.66%) Data Security
11 29 (25.66%) Information Management
12 20 (17.70%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 88 (77.88%) Java
2 59 (52.21%) C#
2 59 (52.21%) JavaScript
3 46 (40.71%) Python
4 35 (30.97%) Bash
5 29 (25.66%) PowerShell
5 29 (25.66%) Scala
6 15 (13.27%) TypeScript
7 12 (10.62%) Go
8 11 (9.73%) Kotlin
9 9 (7.96%) SQL
10 7 (6.19%) Groovy
10 7 (6.19%) Shell Script
11 4 (3.54%) PHP
12 1 (0.88%) Java 11
12 1 (0.88%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 36 (31.86%) AWS Certification
2 29 (25.66%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 29 (25.66%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (25.66%) CISSP
3 12 (10.62%) Degree
4 9 (7.96%) CCSP
5 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.77%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) GDPR
2 1 (0.88%) HIPAA
System Software
1 80 (70.80%) Docker
2 4 (3.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 38 (33.63%) Terraform
2 31 (27.43%) Kubernetes
3 9 (7.96%) Ansible
3 9 (7.96%) Grafana
4 8 (7.08%) Prometheus
5 6 (5.31%) Kibana
6 5 (4.42%) Graylog
7 4 (3.54%) Consul
Vendors
1 29 (25.66%) Databricks
1 29 (25.66%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.96%) ServiceNow
3 5 (4.42%) IBM
4 1 (0.88%) Pega
4 1 (0.88%) WSO2