Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 477 657 1004
Rank change year-on-year +180 +347 +194
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EKS 671 135 112
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.59% 0.20% 0.078%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.39% 0.53% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 407 108 79
10th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £46,250
25th Percentile £55,750 £67,500 £56,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
75th Percentile £85,000 £92,500 £87,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £105,000 £88,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -17.24%

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 48,323 25,290 43,619
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.80% 36.65% 30.29%
Number of salaries quoted 34,785 20,893 35,814
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%

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 29 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Amazon EKS in the UK

Amazon EKS
Top 15 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 29 July 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 +186 628 £75,000 - 106
London +97 395 £75,000 -6.25% 57
UK excluding London +92 244 £67,500 +12.50% 54
North of England +64 138 £60,000 -11.11% 20
Work from Home -128 130 £80,000 +33.33% 21
Yorkshire +16 88 £60,000 -11.11% 6
South East -43 48 £77,500 +29.17% 10
North West -9 47 £75,000 +9.09% 12
Midlands -57 33 £80,000 +6.67% 6
West Midlands - 25 £80,000 - 6
Scotland -57 13 £64,500 - 3
East Midlands -45 8 £70,000 -6.67%
East of England -32 7 £77,500 +40.91% 9
South West -81 5 £50,000 +11.11% 2
North East - 3 £77,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 563 (83.90%) AWS
2 528 (78.69%) Kubernetes
3 380 (56.63%) DevOps
4 374 (55.74%) Docker
5 336 (50.07%) Python
6 320 (47.69%) Terraform
7 278 (41.43%) Agile Software Development
8 264 (39.34%) Infrastructure as Code
9 205 (30.55%) Serverless
10 199 (29.66%) Linux
11 197 (29.36%) Azure
12 192 (28.61%) Problem-Solving
13 191 (28.46%) AWS CloudFormation
14 173 (25.78%) Microservices
15 169 (25.19%) Go
16 166 (24.74%) Jenkins
17 159 (23.70%) Java
18 157 (23.40%) Amazon ECS
19 149 (22.21%) GCP
20 144 (21.46%) Opscode Chef
21 142 (21.16%) Puppet
22 140 (20.86%) PaaS
23 139 (20.72%) PostgreSQL
24 136 (20.27%) AWS Lambda
25 133 (19.82%) Ansible
26 125 (18.63%) Configuration Management
27 124 (18.48%) Software Engineering
28 121 (18.03%) GitLab
29 120 (17.88%) React
29 120 (17.88%) Amazon RDS

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 28 (4.17%) Cloud Foundry
2 20 (2.98%) Confluence
2 20 (2.98%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (2.53%) nginx
4 16 (2.38%) Tomcat
5 15 (2.24%) OpenStack
6 13 (1.94%) Apache
7 11 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 10 (1.49%) Apache Airflow
8 10 (1.49%) IIS
8 10 (1.49%) JBoss
9 8 (1.19%) Traefik
10 5 (0.75%) CloudStack
11 4 (0.60%) CMS
11 4 (0.60%) Ethereum
11 4 (0.60%) Magnolia
12 3 (0.45%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.45%) Red Hat Fuse
13 1 (0.15%) MTS
Applications
1 7 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (0.45%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.15%) Figma
3 1 (0.15%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 2 (0.30%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 563 (83.90%) AWS
2 205 (30.55%) Serverless
3 197 (29.36%) Azure
4 191 (28.46%) AWS CloudFormation
5 157 (23.40%) Amazon ECS
6 149 (22.21%) GCP
7 140 (20.86%) PaaS
8 136 (20.27%) AWS Lambda
9 109 (16.24%) SaaS
10 73 (10.88%) Amazon EC2
11 72 (10.73%) Amazon S3
12 66 (9.84%) Pulumi
13 59 (8.79%) OpenShift
14 50 (7.45%) Amazon SQS
14 50 (7.45%) GitHub
15 45 (6.71%) IaaS
16 44 (6.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 44 (6.56%) Slack
17 32 (4.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 27 (4.02%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 72 (10.73%) TCP/IP
2 55 (8.20%) Firewall
3 48 (7.15%) Network Security
4 28 (4.17%) HTTP
5 20 (2.98%) VPN
6 13 (1.94%) LAN
6 13 (1.94%) WAN
7 11 (1.64%) IPv4
8 10 (1.49%) DMZ
9 9 (1.34%) DNS
10 7 (1.04%) SAN
10 7 (1.04%) SD-WAN
10 7 (1.04%) VSAN
11 6 (0.89%) DSL
11 6 (0.89%) SSH
11 6 (0.89%) VLAN
12 3 (0.45%) OpenLDAP
12 3 (0.45%) Reverse Proxy
12 3 (0.45%) SSL
13 2 (0.30%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (20.72%) PostgreSQL
2 120 (17.88%) Amazon RDS
3 106 (15.80%) MySQL
4 80 (11.92%) Redis
5 78 (11.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 59 (8.79%) MongoDB
7 49 (7.30%) Amazon Redshift
8 44 (6.56%) NoSQL
9 25 (3.73%) Relational Database
10 22 (3.28%) Amazon Aurora
11 19 (2.83%) BigQuery
12 17 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
13 14 (2.09%) Big Data
13 14 (2.09%) Event Store
14 10 (1.49%) SQL Server
15 9 (1.34%) Amazon Athena
16 6 (0.89%) Blockchain
16 6 (0.89%) Hadoop
16 6 (0.89%) Hazelcast
16 6 (0.89%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 166 (24.74%) Jenkins
2 121 (18.03%) GitLab
3 96 (14.31%) Git (software)
4 54 (8.05%) JIRA
5 25 (3.73%) PyCharm
6 24 (3.58%) Maven
7 20 (2.98%) CircleCI
7 20 (2.98%) EasyMock
7 20 (2.98%) JUnit
8 14 (2.09%) Selenium
8 14 (2.09%) TeamCity
9 13 (1.94%) Bitbucket
10 12 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
11 11 (1.64%) Vagrant
12 10 (1.49%) GoCD
13 9 (1.34%) Cucumber
14 8 (1.19%) Artifactory
15 6 (0.89%) git-flow
15 6 (0.89%) Mockito
15 6 (0.89%) SonarQube
General
1 96 (14.31%) Finance
2 92 (13.71%) Social Skills
3 63 (9.39%) Public Sector
4 37 (5.51%) Banking
5 28 (4.17%) Financial Institution
6 25 (3.73%) Retail
7 13 (1.94%) Presentation Skills
8 12 (1.79%) Automotive
9 11 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (1.04%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 6 (0.89%) Billing
11 6 (0.89%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.89%) Legal
12 5 (0.75%) Documentation Skills
13 2 (0.30%) Games
13 2 (0.30%) Marketing
14 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.15%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 235 (35.02%) DevOps Engineer
2 118 (17.59%) Architect
3 102 (15.20%) AWS Engineer
4 96 (14.31%) Developer
5 85 (12.67%) AWS DevOps
6 84 (12.52%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 74 (11.03%) Cloud Architect
8 47 (7.00%) Senior Developer
9 41 (6.11%) Python Engineer
10 38 (5.66%) Cloud Engineer
10 38 (5.66%) Software Engineer
11 31 (4.62%) Backend Developer
12 28 (4.17%) Senior DevOps
13 26 (3.87%) Senior Backend Developer
14 25 (3.73%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 24 (3.58%) Senior Software Engineer
15 24 (3.58%) Technical Architect
16 22 (3.28%) Azure Architect
17 21 (3.13%) Java Developer
17 21 (3.13%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (17.88%) React
2 103 (15.35%) Node.js
3 79 (11.77%) AngularJS
4 75 (11.18%) REST
5 73 (10.88%) Web Services
6 59 (8.79%) Jest
7 55 (8.20%) Redux
8 52 (7.75%) Django
9 50 (7.45%) Kafka
10 48 (7.15%) Spring
11 41 (6.11%) Spring Boot
11 41 (6.11%) Vue.js
12 34 (5.07%) RESTful
13 33 (4.92%) .NET
14 29 (4.32%) Elastic Stack
15 26 (3.87%) Swagger
16 25 (3.73%) Next.js
16 25 (3.73%) pytest
17 23 (3.43%) ActiveMQ
18 22 (3.28%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 76 (11.33%) Cloud Native
2 73 (10.88%) Public Cloud
3 62 (9.24%) Enterprise Cloud
4 37 (5.51%) NHS
5 29 (4.32%) Virtual Team
6 17 (2.53%) Algorithms
6 17 (2.53%) Data Centre
6 17 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
7 16 (2.38%) Blog
7 16 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
8 15 (2.24%) Mobile App
9 13 (1.94%) Digital Media
10 10 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
10 10 (1.49%) User Experience
11 9 (1.34%) Self-Motivation
12 8 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
13 6 (0.89%) Clustering
13 6 (0.89%) CMDB
13 6 (0.89%) Hedge funds
13 6 (0.89%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 199 (29.66%) Linux
2 67 (9.99%) Windows
3 39 (5.81%) Unix
4 26 (3.87%) CentOS
5 22 (3.28%) Ubuntu
6 11 (1.64%) Windows Server
7 9 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.19%) Android
8 8 (1.19%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.45%) SUSE
9 3 (0.45%) VMS
10 2 (0.30%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 380 (56.63%) DevOps
2 278 (41.43%) Agile Software Development
3 264 (39.34%) Infrastructure as Code
4 192 (28.61%) Problem-Solving
5 173 (25.78%) Microservices
6 125 (18.63%) Configuration Management
7 124 (18.48%) Software Engineering
8 95 (14.16%) Mentoring
9 94 (14.01%) Deployment Automation
10 81 (12.07%) Front End Development
11 76 (11.33%) Load Balancing
12 65 (9.69%) Fintech
13 64 (9.54%) Collaborative Working
13 64 (9.54%) Scrum
14 63 (9.39%) TDD
15 62 (9.24%) Continuous Delivery
15 62 (9.24%) Full Stack Development
16 59 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
17 58 (8.64%) Technical Leadership
18 49 (7.30%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 336 (50.07%) Python
2 169 (25.19%) Go
3 159 (23.70%) Java
4 95 (14.16%) Bash Shell
5 85 (12.67%) Ruby
6 74 (11.03%) JavaScript
7 67 (9.99%) PowerShell
8 63 (9.39%) TypeScript
9 54 (8.05%) SQL
10 46 (6.86%) C#
11 18 (2.68%) C
12 17 (2.53%) Java 11
13 16 (2.38%) PHP
14 14 (2.09%) Groovy
15 13 (1.94%) Perl
16 12 (1.79%) C++
17 11 (1.64%) VB
17 11 (1.64%) VB.NET
18 9 (1.34%) PL/SQL
18 9 (1.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 78 (11.62%) AWS Certification
2 41 (6.11%) OCP
2 41 (6.11%) Oracle Certification
3 31 (4.62%) Security Cleared
4 28 (4.17%) Degree
4 28 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 14 (2.09%) Master's Degree
6 9 (1.34%) CISSP
6 9 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (1.04%) OSCP
8 2 (0.30%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 2 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.30%) MCSA
8 2 (0.30%) MCSE
8 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.15%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.02%) QA
2 6 (0.89%) GDPR
3 3 (0.45%) Accessibility
4 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 374 (55.74%) Docker
2 32 (4.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.34%) Ceph
4 8 (1.19%) KVM
4 8 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (1.04%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.30%) Gluster
6 2 (0.30%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.15%) GlusterFS
7 1 (0.15%) NFS
7 1 (0.15%) Varnish
7 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 528 (78.69%) Kubernetes
2 320 (47.69%) Terraform
3 144 (21.46%) Opscode Chef
4 142 (21.16%) Puppet
5 133 (19.82%) Ansible
6 109 (16.24%) Prometheus
7 51 (7.60%) Istio
8 45 (6.71%) Grafana
9 27 (4.02%) Rancher
10 17 (2.53%) Nagios
10 17 (2.53%) ZABBIX
11 14 (2.09%) Docker Swarm
12 11 (1.64%) SCCM
13 10 (1.49%) Rundeck
13 10 (1.49%) Salt
14 9 (1.34%) Packer
15 8 (1.19%) Consul
16 7 (1.04%) linkerd
16 7 (1.04%) vCenter Server
17 6 (0.89%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 79 (11.77%) Microsoft
2 73 (10.88%) Google
3 64 (9.54%) SaltStack
4 56 (8.35%) Red Hat
5 50 (7.45%) Oracle
6 39 (5.81%) IBM
6 39 (5.81%) VMware
7 23 (3.43%) SAP
8 14 (2.09%) Dynatrace
9 11 (1.64%) Alibaba
9 11 (1.64%) New Relic
10 9 (1.34%) Atlassian
10 9 (1.34%) Veracode
11 7 (1.04%) AppDynamics
11 7 (1.04%) LexisNexis
12 4 (0.60%) BT
13 3 (0.45%) Pega
13 3 (0.45%) Splunk
13 3 (0.45%) WSO2
14 2 (0.30%) F5