Period
to 27 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 27 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (Amazon EKS)
UK
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 438 840 1108
Rank change year-on-year +402 +268 -
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EKS 386 166 19
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.59% 0.13% 0.013%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.45% 0.39% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 353 96 20
Median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £66,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.87% -
10th Percentile £55,000 £46,875 £42,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £102,500 £81,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -21.43% -

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 with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 26,610 42,032 39,313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.77% 33.67% 26.24%
Number of salaries quoted 22,430 34,581 31,739
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +6.80%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Amazon EKS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Amazon EKS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EKS in the UK

Amazon EKS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Amazon EKS in the UK

Amazon EKS
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Amazon EKS over the 6 months to 27 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Amazon EKS in the UK

Amazon EKS
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon EKS within the UK over the 6 months to 27 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
England +422 354 £70,500 +0.71% 46
UK excluding London +345 187 £60,000 +9.09% 22
London +245 186 £75,000 +1.69% 24
North of England +157 71 £60,000 +33.33% 13
Work from Home -19 52 £65,000 +13.04% 13
Yorkshire +94 47 £60,000 +33.33% 3
South West +95 30 £60,000 +9.09% 1
South East +169 26 £65,000 -18.75% 3
East of England +116 25 £72,500 +38.10% 1
North West +90 23 £60,000 - 10
Scotland - 23 £58,000 -
Midlands +89 8 £72,500 +61.11% 4
West Midlands +57 5 £72,500 +26.09% 3
Wales +45 5 £60,000 +6.67%
East Midlands +60 3 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 27 January 2021, 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 with a requirement for Amazon EKS.

1 343 (88.86%) AWS
2 321 (83.16%) Kubernetes
3 304 (78.76%) DevOps
4 256 (66.32%) Terraform
5 193 (50.00%) Docker
6 181 (46.89%) Python
7 165 (42.75%) Linux
8 163 (42.23%) Agile Software Development
9 143 (37.05%) Microservices
9 143 (37.05%) Infrastructure as Code
10 135 (34.97%) Jenkins
11 126 (32.64%) Ansible
12 116 (30.05%) Amazon ECS
13 112 (29.02%) Go
14 109 (28.24%) AWS CloudFormation
15 107 (27.72%) Serverless
16 103 (26.68%) Puppet
17 99 (25.65%) Configuration Management
18 87 (22.54%) Opscode Chef
19 84 (21.76%) AWS Lambda
19 84 (21.76%) Node.js
20 79 (20.47%) Azure
20 79 (20.47%) Prometheus
21 74 (19.17%) Deployment Automation
22 69 (17.88%) Amazon EC2
23 67 (17.36%) Git (software)
24 60 (15.54%) Ruby
25 59 (15.28%) AWS Certification
25 59 (15.28%) Grafana
26 58 (15.03%) Amazon S3

Amazon EKS
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 22 (5.70%) OpenStack
2 13 (3.37%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (2.85%) Cloud Foundry
3 11 (2.85%) Confluence
4 9 (2.33%) nginx
5 7 (1.81%) IIS
6 6 (1.55%) Apache
7 4 (1.04%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.52%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.26%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.26%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 343 (88.86%) AWS
2 116 (30.05%) Amazon ECS
3 109 (28.24%) AWS CloudFormation
4 107 (27.72%) Serverless
5 84 (21.76%) AWS Lambda
6 79 (20.47%) Azure
7 69 (17.88%) Amazon EC2
8 58 (15.03%) Amazon S3
9 55 (14.25%) Pulumi
10 48 (12.44%) GCP
11 36 (9.33%) Datadog
11 36 (9.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 28 (7.25%) OpenShift
13 25 (6.48%) PaaS
14 19 (4.92%) Amazon SQS
14 19 (4.92%) SaaS
15 17 (4.40%) Amazon ELB
15 17 (4.40%) Route 53
16 16 (4.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 16 (4.15%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.63%) Firewall
2 9 (2.33%) TCP/IP
2 9 (2.33%) VPN
3 7 (1.81%) AMQP
4 6 (1.55%) Network Security
5 4 (1.04%) DNS
5 4 (1.04%) HTTP
6 3 (0.78%) FTP
6 3 (0.78%) SSH
7 2 (0.52%) Multicast
7 2 (0.52%) tcpdump
7 2 (0.52%) VLAN
8 1 (0.26%) DHCP
8 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.26%) SAN
8 1 (0.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (13.73%) PostgreSQL
2 41 (10.62%) Amazon RDS
3 26 (6.74%) MySQL
4 23 (5.96%) Relational Database
5 16 (4.15%) Amazon Redshift
6 14 (3.63%) Scylla
7 13 (3.37%) Big Data
8 12 (3.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 9 (2.33%) Redis
9 9 (2.33%) SQL Server
10 8 (2.07%) Amazon Aurora
11 7 (1.81%) Cosmos DB
11 7 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.81%) InfluxDB
11 7 (1.81%) MongoDB
12 6 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (1.55%) NoSQL
13 5 (1.30%) Event Store
14 4 (1.04%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 4 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 135 (34.97%) Jenkins
2 67 (17.36%) Git (software)
3 51 (13.21%) GitLab
4 34 (8.81%) JIRA
5 29 (7.51%) SonarQube
6 19 (4.92%) CircleCI
7 15 (3.89%) Artifactory
7 15 (3.89%) Sonatype Nexus
8 11 (2.85%) TeamCity
9 8 (2.07%) GoCD
9 8 (2.07%) Postman
10 6 (1.55%) Gradle
11 5 (1.30%) Metasploit
11 5 (1.30%) Travis CI
12 4 (1.04%) Cypress.io
12 4 (1.04%) Jasmine
12 4 (1.04%) Karma Test Runner
12 4 (1.04%) Maven
13 3 (0.78%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.78%) Cucumber
General
1 37 (9.59%) Public Sector
2 36 (9.33%) Finance
3 18 (4.66%) Retail
4 9 (2.33%) Games
5 7 (1.81%) Banking
6 1 (0.26%) Law
6 1 (0.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 215 (55.70%) DevOps Engineer
2 99 (25.65%) AWS DevOps
2 99 (25.65%) AWS Engineer
3 92 (23.83%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 69 (17.88%) Senior DevOps
5 64 (16.58%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 44 (11.40%) Developer
7 25 (6.48%) Architect
8 21 (5.44%) Java Developer
9 20 (5.18%) Platform Engineer
10 19 (4.92%) Full Stack Developer
11 14 (3.63%) Designer
11 14 (3.63%) Digital Designer
12 13 (3.37%) Cloud Architect
12 13 (3.37%) Cloud Engineer
12 13 (3.37%) Site Reliability Engineer
12 13 (3.37%) Technical Designer
13 12 (3.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 12 (3.11%) Lead DevOps
14 9 (2.33%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (21.76%) Node.js
2 51 (13.21%) REST
3 39 (10.10%) Elastic Stack
4 37 (9.59%) Spring Boot
5 36 (9.33%) Spring
6 33 (8.55%) Kafka
7 31 (8.03%) AngularJS
8 26 (6.74%) Web Services
9 19 (4.92%) Reactive Extensions
10 15 (3.89%) Apache Camel
10 15 (3.89%) RxSwift
11 12 (3.11%) RESTful
12 11 (2.85%) Middleware
13 10 (2.59%) Java EE
14 9 (2.33%) .NET
14 9 (2.33%) Spring Cloud
15 8 (2.07%) OpenID
15 8 (2.07%) React
15 8 (2.07%) Redux
15 8 (2.07%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (14.25%) Cloud Native
2 51 (13.21%) Enterprise Cloud
3 24 (6.22%) Linux Command Line
4 22 (5.70%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (3.63%) Mobile App
6 12 (3.11%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (3.11%) Video Conferencing
7 11 (2.85%) Hybrid Cloud
7 11 (2.85%) Public Cloud
7 11 (2.85%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.30%) Blog
8 5 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.04%) Arduino
9 4 (1.04%) Raspberry Pi
10 3 (0.78%) Replication
11 2 (0.52%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.26%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.26%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.26%) Marketing Technology
12 1 (0.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 165 (42.75%) Linux
2 43 (11.14%) Unix
3 12 (3.11%) CentOS
3 12 (3.11%) Ubuntu
4 11 (2.85%) Windows
5 5 (1.30%) Kali Linux
5 5 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.26%) Debian
7 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.26%) Mesosphere
7 1 (0.26%) VMS
7 1 (0.26%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (78.76%) DevOps
2 163 (42.23%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (37.05%) Infrastructure as Code
3 143 (37.05%) Microservices
4 99 (25.65%) Configuration Management
5 74 (19.17%) Deployment Automation
6 54 (13.99%) Problem-Solving
7 53 (13.73%) Scrum
8 44 (11.40%) Open Source
9 43 (11.14%) Continuous Delivery
10 42 (10.88%) Fintech
11 40 (10.36%) Infrastructure Automation
12 37 (9.59%) Software Engineering
13 34 (8.81%) DevSecOps
14 33 (8.55%) Continuous Integration
15 32 (8.29%) Machine Learning
15 32 (8.29%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 31 (8.03%) Kanban
16 31 (8.03%) Mentoring
17 30 (7.77%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 181 (46.89%) Python
2 112 (29.02%) Go
3 60 (15.54%) Ruby
4 56 (14.51%) Java
5 46 (11.92%) Bash Shell
6 35 (9.07%) JavaScript
7 24 (6.22%) Java 8
8 20 (5.18%) PowerShell
9 12 (3.11%) PHP
10 9 (2.33%) SQL
10 9 (2.33%) TypeScript
11 8 (2.07%) C#
12 5 (1.30%) F#
12 5 (1.30%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.04%) Apple Swift
13 4 (1.04%) C++
13 4 (1.04%) Kotlin
13 4 (1.04%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.78%) C
15 2 (0.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 59 (15.28%) AWS Certification
2 21 (5.44%) Security Cleared
3 18 (4.66%) SC Cleared
4 17 (4.40%) Degree
5 14 (3.63%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.26%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.26%) MCSE
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.26%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.66%) QA
2 14 (3.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (3.37%) GDPR
4 8 (2.07%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 193 (50.00%) Docker
2 7 (1.81%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.04%) LXC
3 4 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.78%) Varnish
5 1 (0.26%) NFS
5 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 321 (83.16%) Kubernetes
2 256 (66.32%) Terraform
3 126 (32.64%) Ansible
4 103 (26.68%) Puppet
5 87 (22.54%) Opscode Chef
6 79 (20.47%) Prometheus
7 59 (15.28%) Grafana
8 23 (5.96%) Istio
9 21 (5.44%) Nagios
10 6 (1.55%) Docker Swarm
10 6 (1.55%) Kibana
11 5 (1.30%) Nessus
11 5 (1.30%) Nmap
12 4 (1.04%) Packer
13 3 (0.78%) Rancher
14 1 (0.26%) Icinga
14 1 (0.26%) Marathon
14 1 (0.26%) Mesos
14 1 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
14 1 (0.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 51 (13.21%) SaltStack
2 23 (5.96%) Dynatrace
3 21 (5.44%) Google
3 21 (5.44%) Red Hat
4 16 (4.15%) IBM
5 15 (3.89%) Veracode
5 15 (3.89%) WSO2
6 13 (3.37%) Microsoft
6 13 (3.37%) TIBCO
7 12 (3.11%) Pega
8 10 (2.59%) Atlassian
9 9 (2.33%) SAP
10 8 (2.07%) Oracle
11 6 (1.55%) VMware
12 5 (1.30%) Qualys
12 5 (1.30%) Splunk
13 4 (1.04%) Databricks
13 4 (1.04%) New Relic
14 1 (0.26%) Cisco
14 1 (0.26%) Okta