Period
to 28 September 2021

The median annual salary for an AWS Engineer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 28 September 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 > South East
6 months to
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 340 236 391
Rank change year-on-year -104 +155 +35
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 111 49 126
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.63% 0.62% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.64% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 85 45 117
10th Percentile £42,200 £37,500 £37,900
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% -8.33% +9.09%
75th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £73,250
90th Percentile £82,000 £77,500 £80,000
England median annual salary £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -3.33% +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 South 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 16,467 7,603 24,629
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.53% 96.02% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 11,591 6,316 20,356
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £56,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +1.82% +6.80% +3.00%

AWS Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS Engineer in the South East

AWS Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for AWS Engineer in the South East

AWS Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 28 September 2021.

Salary histogram for AWS Engineer in the South East

AWS Engineer
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 AWS Engineer within the South East region over the 6 months to 28 September 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
Thames Valley -72 46 £67,500 +22.73% 8
Berkshire -43 36 £70,000 +27.27% 3
Hampshire -92 35 £62,500 +13.64% 3
East Sussex -42 10 £55,000 +10.00%
Surrey -72 7 £62,500 +21.95%
Buckinghamshire -55 6 £68,750 +61.76% 1
Oxfordshire -32 4 £58,750 +6.82% 4
Kent - 1 £75,000 -
AWS Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 South East region featuring AWS Engineer in the job title.

1 108 (97.30%) AWS
2 75 (67.57%) DevOps
3 72 (64.86%) Python
4 53 (47.75%) Terraform
5 44 (39.64%) Azure
6 41 (36.94%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (36.94%) Linux
7 40 (36.04%) Docker
8 38 (34.23%) Bash Shell
8 38 (34.23%) AWS CloudFormation
9 32 (28.83%) Ansible
10 30 (27.03%) Jenkins
11 26 (23.42%) Infrastructure as Code
12 25 (22.52%) Kubernetes
12 25 (22.52%) SQL
13 24 (21.62%) Serverless
14 23 (20.72%) GCP
14 23 (20.72%) PaaS
15 21 (18.92%) AWS Lambda
15 21 (18.92%) AWS CodePipeline
16 19 (17.12%) Public Cloud
16 19 (17.12%) Migration
16 19 (17.12%) JIRA
17 18 (16.22%) Software Engineering
17 18 (16.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 18 (16.22%) IaaS
18 17 (15.32%) GitHub
18 17 (15.32%) Bitbucket
19 16 (14.41%) Test Automation
20 15 (13.51%) Git (software)

AWS Engineer Skill Set
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 10 (9.01%) Confluence
2 7 (6.31%) Apache
2 7 (6.31%) nginx
3 3 (2.70%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.90%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.90%) Commerce Server
4 1 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 108 (97.30%) AWS
2 44 (39.64%) Azure
3 38 (34.23%) AWS CloudFormation
4 24 (21.62%) Serverless
5 23 (20.72%) GCP
5 23 (20.72%) PaaS
6 21 (18.92%) AWS CodePipeline
6 21 (18.92%) AWS Lambda
7 18 (16.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 18 (16.22%) IaaS
8 17 (15.32%) GitHub
9 13 (11.71%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (10.81%) Route 53
10 12 (10.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 11 (9.91%) Amazon S3
11 11 (9.91%) AWS CloudTrail
12 7 (6.31%) Amazon ECS
12 7 (6.31%) AWS CodeDeploy
13 6 (5.41%) Amazon Cognito
13 6 (5.41%) AWS CodeBuild
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.50%) VPN
2 3 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (2.70%) HSRP
2 3 (2.70%) LAN
2 3 (2.70%) MPLS
2 3 (2.70%) OSPF
2 3 (2.70%) VRRP
2 3 (2.70%) WAN
3 2 (1.80%) Network Security
4 1 (0.90%) DHCP
4 1 (0.90%) DNS
4 1 (0.90%) Firewall
4 1 (0.90%) FTP
4 1 (0.90%) HTTP
4 1 (0.90%) IPsec
4 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.61%) NoSQL
2 12 (10.81%) Amazon RDS
2 12 (10.81%) MySQL
3 7 (6.31%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (5.41%) SQL Server
5 5 (4.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (3.60%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (2.70%) Data Lake
7 3 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.70%) Tableau
7 3 (2.70%) Tableau Server
8 2 (1.80%) BigQuery
8 2 (1.80%) GIS
9 1 (0.90%) Amazon Athena
9 1 (0.90%) Big Data
9 1 (0.90%) DB2
9 1 (0.90%) Flink
9 1 (0.90%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (27.03%) Jenkins
2 19 (17.12%) JIRA
3 17 (15.32%) Bitbucket
4 15 (13.51%) Git (software)
5 12 (10.81%) GitLab
6 3 (2.70%) CircleCI
6 3 (2.70%) Snyk
6 3 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.80%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.80%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.90%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.90%) Terragrunt
General
1 10 (9.01%) Finance
1 10 (9.01%) Social Skills
2 7 (6.31%) Public Sector
3 5 (4.50%) Automotive
3 5 (4.50%) Presentation Skills
3 5 (4.50%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.60%) Electronics
5 3 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.70%) Marketing
6 1 (0.90%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.61%) Node.js
2 11 (9.91%) Web Services
3 6 (5.41%) Apache Flex
3 6 (5.41%) LAMP
3 6 (5.41%) LEMP Stack
3 6 (5.41%) React
4 4 (3.60%) LDAP
5 3 (2.70%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (1.80%) ARM Templates
6 2 (1.80%) HTML
6 2 (1.80%) PySpark
6 2 (1.80%) Velocity
7 1 (0.90%) .NET
7 1 (0.90%) .NET Core
7 1 (0.90%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.90%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.90%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.90%) Spark Streaming
7 1 (0.90%) Spring
7 1 (0.90%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.12%) Public Cloud
2 12 (10.81%) Cloud Native
2 12 (10.81%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (4.50%) Arduino
3 5 (4.50%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (4.50%) Raspberry Pi
4 4 (3.60%) e-Learning
5 3 (2.70%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.70%) Legacy Systems
6 2 (1.80%) Legacy Applications
7 1 (0.90%) CMDB
7 1 (0.90%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 41 (36.94%) Linux
2 14 (12.61%) Windows
3 9 (8.11%) CentOS
4 5 (4.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.60%) Amazon Linux
5 4 (3.60%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.70%) VMS
7 2 (1.80%) Unix
8 1 (0.90%) Android
8 1 (0.90%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (67.57%) DevOps
2 41 (36.94%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (23.42%) Infrastructure as Code
4 19 (17.12%) Migration
5 18 (16.22%) Software Engineering
6 16 (14.41%) Test Automation
7 13 (11.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 11 (9.91%) Machine Learning
8 11 (9.91%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (9.91%) Thought Leadership
8 11 (9.91%) Workshop Facilitation
9 9 (8.11%) Data Privacy
10 8 (7.21%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (7.21%) Scrum
11 7 (6.31%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (6.31%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 7 (6.31%) SDLC
11 7 (6.31%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 6 (5.41%) Fintech
12 6 (5.41%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 72 (64.86%) Python
2 38 (34.23%) Bash Shell
3 25 (22.52%) SQL
4 13 (11.71%) Java
5 12 (10.81%) PowerShell
6 10 (9.01%) PHP
7 9 (8.11%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.70%) Perl
8 3 (2.70%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.80%) Go
10 1 (0.90%) C#
10 1 (0.90%) C++
10 1 (0.90%) Kotlin
10 1 (0.90%) Ruby
10 1 (0.90%) Scala
10 1 (0.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (12.61%) AWS Certification
2 13 (11.71%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (5.41%) Degree
4 3 (2.70%) CCNP
5 1 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.31%) PCI DSS
2 6 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (4.50%) QA
4 3 (2.70%) GDPR
5 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (36.04%) Docker
2 10 (9.01%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 53 (47.75%) Terraform
2 32 (28.83%) Ansible
3 25 (22.52%) Kubernetes
4 12 (10.81%) Puppet
5 6 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.70%) Grafana
6 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (2.70%) Prometheus
7 2 (1.80%) Consul
7 2 (1.80%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.90%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.90%) Graphite
8 1 (0.90%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.90%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.90%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.90%) Packer
Vendors
1 15 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.91%) Google
3 7 (6.31%) VMware
4 4 (3.60%) Apple
5 3 (2.70%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.70%) Cisco
5 3 (2.70%) HP
5 3 (2.70%) New Relic
5 3 (2.70%) Oracle
5 3 (2.70%) ProCurve
5 3 (2.70%) SAP
6 2 (1.80%) IBM
7 1 (0.90%) ATG
7 1 (0.90%) Dynatrace
7 1 (0.90%) F5
7 1 (0.90%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.90%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.90%) Splunk
7 1 (0.90%) TOWER Software