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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 3 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS)
UK
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 543 465 695
Rank change year-on-year -78 +230 +348
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EKS 1,041 655 156
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.58% 0.61% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.29% 1.43% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 279 411 122
10th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £52,500
25th Percentile £60,000 £55,750 £67,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £75,000 £78,750
Median % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £93,750 £83,750 £92,500
90th Percentile £108,000 £95,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £67,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.48% +21.82% -16.98%

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 80,853 45,859 28,847
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.72% 42.56% 36.40%
Number of salaries quoted 39,393 33,709 23,705
10th Percentile £32,800 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £58,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% +0.87% +4.55%
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 3 July 2022.

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 3 July 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
England -130 749 £75,000 - 59
London -133 549 £85,000 +13.33% 32
Work from Home -61 511 £75,000 -3.23% 27
UK excluding London -177 203 £70,000 +4.48% 27
South East -65 50 £70,000 -9.68% 6
North of England -174 45 £65,000 +8.33% 14
South West +3 40 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Midlands -60 28 £70,000 -6.67% 1
East of England -79 26 £70,000 -5.08% 3
Yorkshire -120 25 £60,000 - 7
West Midlands -60 16 £70,000 -12.50% 1
North West -101 15 £70,000 -6.67% 5
East Midlands -35 12 £70,000 -5.08%
Scotland -63 9 £70,000 +21.74%
North East -13 5 £75,000 -3.23% 2
Wales - 5 £55,000 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £57,500 -

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 with a requirement for Amazon EKS.

1 966 (92.80%) AWS
2 830 (79.73%) Kubernetes
3 716 (68.78%) Docker
4 699 (67.15%) DevOps
5 664 (63.78%) Terraform
6 607 (58.31%) CI/CD
7 568 (54.56%) Agile
8 481 (46.21%) Infrastructure as Code
9 473 (45.44%) Python
10 429 (41.21%) Software Engineering
11 384 (36.89%) Serverless
12 369 (35.45%) Azure
13 364 (34.97%) Jenkins
14 361 (34.68%) Java
15 333 (31.99%) Amazon EC2
16 326 (31.32%) Git (software)
17 313 (30.07%) Linux
18 311 (29.88%) Cloud Native
19 301 (28.91%) Microservices
20 273 (26.22%) AWS Lambda
21 267 (25.65%) Amazon S3
22 241 (23.15%) Node.js
23 240 (23.05%) GitHub
24 237 (22.77%) Amazon RDS
25 226 (21.71%) JavaScript
26 225 (21.61%) Bash
27 216 (20.75%) Amazon ECS
28 215 (20.65%) AWS CloudFormation
29 212 (20.37%) Ansible
30 211 (20.27%) Azure AKS

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 66 (6.34%) Confluence
2 28 (2.69%) Apache Spark
3 24 (2.31%) Camunda
3 24 (2.31%) CMS
3 24 (2.31%) Oracle Workflow
4 22 (2.11%) Cloud Foundry
4 22 (2.11%) Drupal
5 20 (1.92%) Apache Airflow
5 20 (1.92%) nginx
6 15 (1.44%) Tomcat
7 12 (1.15%) Apache
8 8 (0.77%) OpenStack
8 8 (0.77%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.58%) Ethereum
9 6 (0.58%) Traefik
Applications
1 11 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (0.29%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 24 (2.31%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (0.67%) Magento
2 7 (0.67%) Shopify
3 5 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.096%) Cloudability
4 1 (0.096%) Fidessa
Cloud Services
1 966 (92.80%) AWS
2 384 (36.89%) Serverless
3 369 (35.45%) Azure
4 333 (31.99%) Amazon EC2
5 273 (26.22%) AWS Lambda
6 267 (25.65%) Amazon S3
7 240 (23.05%) GitHub
8 216 (20.75%) Amazon ECS
9 215 (20.65%) AWS CloudFormation
10 211 (20.27%) Azure AKS
11 167 (16.04%) Datadog
12 166 (15.95%) GCP
13 137 (13.16%) CloudFront
14 128 (12.30%) Azure DevOps
14 128 (12.30%) PaaS
15 118 (11.34%) Amazon SQS
16 108 (10.37%) SaaS
17 97 (9.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 94 (9.03%) Cloud Computing
19 90 (8.65%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 64 (6.15%) Firewall
2 62 (5.96%) DNS
3 44 (4.23%) HTTP
4 30 (2.88%) VPN
5 26 (2.50%) DSL
6 25 (2.40%) Internet
7 20 (1.92%) DKIM
7 20 (1.92%) DMARC
7 20 (1.92%) Network Security
8 18 (1.73%) SD-WAN
9 8 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (0.77%) Cisco ISE
10 6 (0.58%) Reverse Proxy
11 5 (0.48%) PPP
11 5 (0.48%) Skype
12 3 (0.29%) TCP/IP
13 2 (0.19%) Calico
14 1 (0.096%) 5G
14 1 (0.096%) FIX Connectivity
14 1 (0.096%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (22.77%) Amazon RDS
2 185 (17.77%) Elasticsearch
3 137 (13.16%) PostgreSQL
4 116 (11.14%) MongoDB
5 94 (9.03%) MySQL
6 91 (8.74%) DynamoDB
7 85 (8.17%) NoSQL
8 56 (5.38%) Redis
9 53 (5.09%) Relational Database
10 41 (3.94%) Electronic Patient Records
11 36 (3.46%) Amazon Redshift
12 32 (3.07%) Big Data
13 30 (2.88%) Amazon Aurora
14 23 (2.21%) Azure SQL Database
15 16 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
16 12 (1.15%) Data Lake
17 11 (1.06%) SQL Server
18 9 (0.86%) Amazon Athena
18 9 (0.86%) InfluxDB
19 8 (0.77%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 364 (34.97%) Jenkins
2 326 (31.32%) Git (software)
3 137 (13.16%) GitLab
4 124 (11.91%) JIRA
5 78 (7.49%) CircleCI
6 62 (5.96%) Cucumber
7 61 (5.86%) RSpec
8 47 (4.51%) JUnit
9 32 (3.07%) Bitbucket
9 32 (3.07%) Spinnaker
10 26 (2.50%) Maven
10 26 (2.50%) Travis CI
11 25 (2.40%) SonarQube
12 20 (1.92%) GoCD
13 13 (1.25%) Terragrunt
14 12 (1.15%) fastlane
15 8 (0.77%) Babel
15 8 (0.77%) git-flow
15 8 (0.77%) PostCSS
16 7 (0.67%) PyCharm
General
1 203 (19.50%) Finance
2 167 (16.04%) Social Skills
3 82 (7.88%) Public Sector
4 77 (7.40%) Banking
5 56 (5.38%) Presentation Skills
6 46 (4.42%) Marketing
7 43 (4.13%) Retail
8 31 (2.98%) Publishing
9 30 (2.88%) Games
10 27 (2.59%) Legal
11 23 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
11 23 (2.21%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 22 (2.11%) Multimedia
13 19 (1.83%) Law
14 18 (1.73%) Organisational Skills
15 16 (1.54%) Advertising
16 15 (1.44%) Telecoms
17 14 (1.34%) Esports
18 8 (0.77%) Financial Institution
18 8 (0.77%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 330 (31.70%) DevOps Engineer
2 238 (22.86%) Software Engineer
3 155 (14.89%) Cloud Engineer
4 107 (10.28%) Senior Software Engineer
5 106 (10.18%) Senior DevOps
6 105 (10.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 97 (9.32%) AWS Engineer
8 77 (7.40%) Architect
9 71 (6.82%) Java Engineer
10 70 (6.72%) AWS DevOps
11 68 (6.53%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 57 (5.48%) Cloud Architect
13 55 (5.28%) Site Engineer
13 55 (5.28%) Site Reliability Engineer
14 53 (5.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 48 (4.61%) Principal Engineer
15 48 (4.61%) Senior Cloud Engineer
16 45 (4.32%) Principal Software Engineer
17 40 (3.84%) Developer
18 38 (3.65%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (23.15%) Node.js
2 209 (20.08%) React
3 208 (19.98%) Kafka
4 120 (11.53%) Spring
5 118 (11.34%) .NET
6 98 (9.41%) GraphQL
7 90 (8.65%) REST
8 88 (8.45%) Spring Boot
9 78 (7.49%) RESTful
10 69 (6.63%) Ruby on Rails
11 64 (6.15%) OpenAPI
11 64 (6.15%) Swagger
12 59 (5.67%) RabbitMQ
13 54 (5.19%) AngularJS
14 44 (4.23%) CSS
15 43 (4.13%) Elastic Stack
16 37 (3.55%) .NET Core
16 37 (3.55%) Next.js
17 36 (3.46%) Web Services
18 30 (2.88%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 311 (29.88%) Cloud Native
2 195 (18.73%) Public Cloud
3 109 (10.47%) Data Centre
4 58 (5.57%) Blog
5 49 (4.71%) Linux Command Line
6 45 (4.32%) User Experience
7 37 (3.55%) Self-Motivation
8 26 (2.50%) Enterprise Cloud
9 25 (2.40%) Mobile App
10 22 (2.11%) Blockchain
10 22 (2.11%) Over-the-Top Content
11 21 (2.02%) Legacy Systems
11 21 (2.02%) Social Media
11 21 (2.02%) Virtual Team
12 19 (1.83%) Private Cloud
13 18 (1.73%) Algorithms
14 16 (1.54%) IoT
15 14 (1.34%) iPhone
15 14 (1.34%) Management Information System
16 10 (0.96%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 313 (30.07%) Linux
2 96 (9.22%) Windows
3 42 (4.03%) Unix
4 27 (2.59%) Windows Server
5 23 (2.21%) Mac OS
6 11 (1.06%) Ubuntu
7 7 (0.67%) Android
8 5 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.29%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.19%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (0.19%) SUSE
11 1 (0.096%) Alpine Linux
11 1 (0.096%) CentOS
11 1 (0.096%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 699 (67.15%) DevOps
2 607 (58.31%) CI/CD
3 568 (54.56%) Agile
4 481 (46.21%) Infrastructure as Code
5 429 (41.21%) Software Engineering
6 301 (28.91%) Microservices
7 190 (18.25%) Scrum
8 187 (17.96%) Mentoring
9 182 (17.48%) TDD
10 172 (16.52%) Test Automation
11 169 (16.23%) Fintech
12 157 (15.08%) Continuous Integration
12 157 (15.08%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 145 (13.93%) SDLC
14 141 (13.54%) Kanban
15 135 (12.97%) Continuous Delivery
16 129 (12.39%) Problem-Solving
17 123 (11.82%) Observability
18 117 (11.24%) Analytics
19 113 (10.85%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 473 (45.44%) Python
2 361 (34.68%) Java
3 226 (21.71%) JavaScript
4 225 (21.61%) Bash
5 204 (19.60%) SQL
6 196 (18.83%) Go
7 176 (16.91%) Ruby
8 157 (15.08%) C#
9 139 (13.35%) TypeScript
10 77 (7.40%) Scala
11 55 (5.28%) PowerShell
12 50 (4.80%) Groovy
13 37 (3.55%) Shell Script
14 24 (2.31%) Elixir
15 16 (1.54%) Bicep
15 16 (1.54%) PHP
16 15 (1.44%) Rust
17 12 (1.15%) Kotlin
18 11 (1.06%) Perl
19 8 (0.77%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 93 (8.93%) Degree
2 51 (4.90%) AWS Certification
3 38 (3.65%) Computer Science Degree
4 25 (2.40%) OCP
4 25 (2.40%) Oracle Certification
5 16 (1.54%) SC Cleared
5 16 (1.54%) Security Cleared
6 13 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (0.77%) CISSP
8 8 (0.77%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.67%) CISM
9 7 (0.67%) CRISC
10 4 (0.38%) LPIC
10 4 (0.38%) Master's Degree
10 4 (0.38%) PhD
11 2 (0.19%) MCSA
11 2 (0.19%) MCSE
11 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.096%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (11.05%) QA
2 44 (4.23%) GDPR
3 16 (1.54%) SLA
4 13 (1.25%) GxP
4 13 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (1.15%) HIPAA
6 8 (0.77%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.67%) SOC 1
7 7 (0.67%) SOC 2
8 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.19%) PMO
9 1 (0.096%) Accessibility
9 1 (0.096%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 716 (68.78%) Docker
2 10 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.77%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.77%) LXC
5 3 (0.29%) Ceph
6 2 (0.19%) flannel
6 2 (0.19%) Gluster
6 2 (0.19%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.096%) NFS
Systems Management
1 830 (79.73%) Kubernetes
2 664 (63.78%) Terraform
3 212 (20.37%) Ansible
4 132 (12.68%) Prometheus
5 121 (11.62%) Grafana
6 101 (9.70%) Istio
7 82 (7.88%) Puppet
8 62 (5.96%) Kibana
9 55 (5.28%) Opscode Chef
10 30 (2.88%) Packer
11 26 (2.50%) Graylog
12 25 (2.40%) Graphite
13 23 (2.21%) StatsD
14 19 (1.83%) Consul
15 16 (1.54%) yum
16 14 (1.34%) Rancher
17 8 (0.77%) Opsgenie
18 4 (0.38%) Failover Clustering
19 3 (0.29%) Galera Cluster
20 2 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 117 (11.24%) Google
2 75 (7.20%) Microsoft
3 60 (5.76%) Spotify
4 36 (3.46%) PagerDuty
5 34 (3.27%) Oracle
6 32 (3.07%) SaltStack
7 29 (2.79%) Atlassian
8 27 (2.59%) ServiceNow
9 26 (2.50%) Apple
10 24 (2.31%) Confluent
11 22 (2.11%) Dell
12 18 (1.73%) IBM
13 17 (1.63%) New Relic
13 17 (1.63%) Palo Alto
14 15 (1.44%) Splunk
15 13 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
16 12 (1.15%) Red Hat
17 10 (0.96%) BT
17 10 (0.96%) Virgin Media
18 9 (0.86%) VMware