Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 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
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 431 800 1074
Rank change year-on-year +369 +274 -
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EKS 508 185 56
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.61% 0.16% 0.038%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.49% 0.47% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 378 124 49
10th Percentile " £48,750 £52,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £76,250 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.20% +8.93% -
75th Percentile £81,250 £92,500 £87,500
90th Percentile £90,375 £99,250 £88,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -18.52% -

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 34,158 39,667 41,346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.13% 34.84% 27.77%
Number of salaries quoted 28,084 32,682 33,482
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,623 £39,114
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £91,750 £92,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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 13 April 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 13 April 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 +333 471 £72,500 -6.45% 71
London +199 262 £75,000 -11.76% 38
UK excluding London +294 233 £60,000 +9.09% 35
North of England +145 110 £60,000 +33.33% 15
Work from Home -35 86 £73,750 -3.28% 16
Yorkshire +74 75 £60,000 +33.33% 5
South East +116 42 £77,500 +19.23% 5
North West +69 35 £67,500 - 6
South West +41 25 £60,000 +14.29% 4
East of England +74 24 £72,500 +26.09% 4
Scotland +32 22 £60,250 - 2
Midlands +48 7 £72,500 +9.43% 5
West Midlands +34 7 £72,500 +26.09% 4
Wales +33 4 £60,000 +6.67%
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 13 April 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.

1 449 (88.39%) AWS
2 428 (84.25%) Kubernetes
3 370 (72.83%) DevOps
4 308 (60.63%) Terraform
5 272 (53.54%) Docker
6 253 (49.80%) Python
7 222 (43.70%) Agile Software Development
8 214 (42.13%) Linux
9 212 (41.73%) Infrastructure as Code
10 182 (35.83%) Serverless
11 163 (32.09%) Microservices
12 160 (31.50%) Jenkins
13 159 (31.30%) AWS CloudFormation
14 150 (29.53%) Amazon ECS
15 141 (27.76%) Ansible
16 137 (26.97%) Go
17 136 (26.77%) AWS Lambda
18 121 (23.82%) Puppet
19 112 (22.05%) Azure
20 110 (21.65%) Configuration Management
21 101 (19.88%) Node.js
22 95 (18.70%) Java
23 94 (18.50%) Opscode Chef
23 94 (18.50%) Deployment Automation
24 93 (18.31%) Amazon EC2
25 89 (17.52%) Prometheus
26 88 (17.32%) PostgreSQL
27 86 (16.93%) Amazon S3
28 84 (16.54%) Bash Shell
28 84 (16.54%) Git (software)

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 23 (4.53%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (4.13%) Confluence
2 21 (4.13%) OpenStack
3 18 (3.54%) Cloud Foundry
4 17 (3.35%) IIS
5 14 (2.76%) nginx
6 11 (2.17%) Apache
7 7 (1.38%) CloudStack
8 6 (1.18%) Apache Airflow
9 3 (0.59%) JBoss
9 3 (0.59%) Red Hat Fuse
9 3 (0.59%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.20%) MTS
10 1 (0.20%) Traefik
Business Applications
1 2 (0.39%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 449 (88.39%) AWS
2 182 (35.83%) Serverless
3 159 (31.30%) AWS CloudFormation
4 150 (29.53%) Amazon ECS
5 136 (26.77%) AWS Lambda
6 112 (22.05%) Azure
7 93 (18.31%) Amazon EC2
8 86 (16.93%) Amazon S3
9 77 (15.16%) GCP
10 70 (13.78%) PaaS
11 68 (13.39%) Pulumi
12 42 (8.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 38 (7.48%) SaaS
14 35 (6.89%) Datadog
15 29 (5.71%) OpenShift
16 28 (5.51%) Amazon SQS
17 25 (4.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 25 (4.92%) IaaS
18 21 (4.13%) IBM Cloud
18 21 (4.13%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.92%) Firewall
2 19 (3.74%) TCP/IP
3 10 (1.97%) HTTP
4 9 (1.77%) SSH
5 8 (1.57%) VPN
6 7 (1.38%) AMQP
6 7 (1.38%) DNS
6 7 (1.38%) Network Security
6 7 (1.38%) VLAN
7 4 (0.79%) SSL
8 3 (0.59%) DMZ
8 3 (0.59%) FTP
8 3 (0.59%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (0.39%) DSL
9 2 (0.39%) LAN
9 2 (0.39%) Multicast
9 2 (0.39%) tcpdump
9 2 (0.39%) WAN
10 1 (0.20%) Calico
10 1 (0.20%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (17.32%) PostgreSQL
2 65 (12.80%) Amazon RDS
3 43 (8.46%) MySQL
4 30 (5.91%) Relational Database
5 25 (4.92%) Redis
6 19 (3.74%) MongoDB
7 18 (3.54%) Amazon Aurora
7 18 (3.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 17 (3.35%) Amazon Redshift
8 17 (3.35%) BigQuery
9 14 (2.76%) SQL Server
10 11 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (1.97%) InfluxDB
12 7 (1.38%) Big Data
12 7 (1.38%) Hadoop
12 7 (1.38%) MariaDB
13 6 (1.18%) Amazon Athena
13 6 (1.18%) Cosmos DB
13 6 (1.18%) Hazelcast
14 5 (0.98%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 160 (31.50%) Jenkins
2 84 (16.54%) Git (software)
3 60 (11.81%) GitLab
4 46 (9.06%) JIRA
5 23 (4.53%) SonarQube
6 22 (4.33%) Maven
6 22 (4.33%) TeamCity
7 14 (2.76%) GoCD
8 12 (2.36%) Cucumber
8 12 (2.36%) Selenium
9 11 (2.17%) Bitbucket
9 11 (2.17%) EasyMock
9 11 (2.17%) Gradle
9 11 (2.17%) JUnit
10 10 (1.97%) Travis CI
11 9 (1.77%) CircleCI
12 8 (1.57%) Postman
13 6 (1.18%) Mockito
14 5 (0.98%) Metasploit
15 4 (0.79%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 66 (12.99%) Public Sector
2 46 (9.06%) Finance
3 19 (3.74%) Banking
4 12 (2.36%) Retail
5 6 (1.18%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.18%) Investment Banking
6 5 (0.98%) Billing
6 5 (0.98%) Games
6 5 (0.98%) Legal
7 2 (0.39%) Marketing
8 1 (0.20%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 252 (49.61%) DevOps Engineer
2 118 (23.23%) AWS Engineer
3 109 (21.46%) AWS DevOps
4 102 (20.08%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 66 (12.99%) Developer
6 65 (12.80%) Architect
7 62 (12.20%) Senior DevOps
8 56 (11.02%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 32 (6.30%) Cloud Engineer
10 29 (5.71%) Cloud Architect
11 26 (5.12%) Java Developer
12 22 (4.33%) Full Stack Developer
13 20 (3.94%) Senior Developer
14 19 (3.74%) Technical Architect
15 17 (3.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 17 (3.35%) Lead DevOps
15 17 (3.35%) Site Reliability Engineer
16 15 (2.95%) Lead DevOps Engineer
16 15 (2.95%) Operations Engineer
17 13 (2.56%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (19.88%) Node.js
2 54 (10.63%) REST
3 44 (8.66%) AngularJS
3 44 (8.66%) Spring Boot
4 41 (8.07%) Spring
5 40 (7.87%) Elastic Stack
6 39 (7.68%) Web Services
7 37 (7.28%) Kafka
8 30 (5.91%) React
9 23 (4.53%) RESTful
10 18 (3.54%) Redux
11 17 (3.35%) Spring Cloud
12 14 (2.76%) ActiveMQ
13 12 (2.36%) Java EE
13 12 (2.36%) Lambda Expressions
14 11 (2.17%) .NET
14 11 (2.17%) Apache Camel
14 11 (2.17%) CSS
14 11 (2.17%) Jest
14 11 (2.17%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 67 (13.19%) Cloud Native
2 60 (11.81%) Enterprise Cloud
3 33 (6.50%) Linux Command Line
4 29 (5.71%) NHS
5 22 (4.33%) Public Cloud
6 16 (3.15%) Hybrid Cloud
6 16 (3.15%) Virtual Team
7 12 (2.36%) Blog
7 12 (2.36%) Video Conferencing
8 10 (1.97%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (1.57%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.38%) Digital Media
10 7 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (1.38%) Private Cloud
11 6 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (0.98%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.98%) Analytical Mindset
12 5 (0.98%) CMDB
12 5 (0.98%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 214 (42.13%) Linux
2 41 (8.07%) Unix
3 34 (6.69%) Windows
4 20 (3.94%) CentOS
5 17 (3.35%) Ubuntu
6 9 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.98%) Kali Linux
8 4 (0.79%) VMS
9 2 (0.39%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.20%) Mesosphere
10 1 (0.20%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (72.83%) DevOps
2 222 (43.70%) Agile Software Development
3 212 (41.73%) Infrastructure as Code
4 163 (32.09%) Microservices
5 110 (21.65%) Configuration Management
6 94 (18.50%) Deployment Automation
7 82 (16.14%) Problem-Solving
8 69 (13.58%) Continuous Delivery
8 69 (13.58%) Mentoring
9 59 (11.61%) Continuous Integration
10 51 (10.04%) Scrum
11 50 (9.84%) Collaborative Working
12 45 (8.86%) DevSecOps
13 43 (8.46%) Blue-Green Deployment
13 43 (8.46%) Canary Deployment
14 41 (8.07%) Fintech
14 41 (8.07%) Machine Learning
15 40 (7.87%) Data Science
16 39 (7.68%) Infrastructure Automation
16 39 (7.68%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 253 (49.80%) Python
2 137 (26.97%) Go
3 95 (18.70%) Java
4 84 (16.54%) Bash Shell
5 71 (13.98%) Ruby
6 58 (11.42%) JavaScript
7 42 (8.27%) PowerShell
8 26 (5.12%) TypeScript
9 22 (4.33%) SQL
10 21 (4.13%) Java 8
11 11 (2.17%) Shell Script
12 10 (1.97%) PHP
13 9 (1.77%) C#
14 8 (1.57%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.38%) C
16 5 (0.98%) F#
16 5 (0.98%) R
17 4 (0.79%) Apple Swift
17 4 (0.79%) Groovy
17 4 (0.79%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 75 (14.76%) AWS Certification
2 34 (6.69%) Security Cleared
3 30 (5.91%) SC Cleared
4 28 (5.51%) Degree
5 22 (4.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (2.36%) OCP
6 12 (2.36%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (0.59%) CISSP
7 3 (0.59%) OSCP
8 2 (0.39%) MCSE
8 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.20%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.20%) MCSA
9 1 (0.20%) RHCE
9 1 (0.20%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.71%) QA
2 17 (3.35%) GDPR
3 12 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.57%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 272 (53.54%) Docker
2 8 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.38%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.59%) LXC
5 1 (0.20%) Ceph
5 1 (0.20%) Gluster
5 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.20%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 428 (84.25%) Kubernetes
2 308 (60.63%) Terraform
3 141 (27.76%) Ansible
4 121 (23.82%) Puppet
5 94 (18.50%) Opscode Chef
6 89 (17.52%) Prometheus
7 65 (12.80%) Grafana
8 18 (3.54%) Istio
9 15 (2.95%) Nagios
10 8 (1.57%) Docker Swarm
10 8 (1.57%) ZABBIX
11 6 (1.18%) Kibana
11 6 (1.18%) Rancher
12 5 (0.98%) Nessus
12 5 (0.98%) Nmap
12 5 (0.98%) Packer
12 5 (0.98%) systemd
13 3 (0.59%) HAProxy
13 3 (0.59%) Rundeck
14 2 (0.39%) yum
Vendors
1 60 (11.81%) SaltStack
2 46 (9.06%) Google
3 39 (7.68%) Microsoft
4 34 (6.69%) Red Hat
5 21 (4.13%) IBM
6 19 (3.74%) Oracle
7 15 (2.95%) Atlassian
7 15 (2.95%) Dynatrace
8 11 (2.17%) SAP
8 11 (2.17%) VMware
8 11 (2.17%) WSO2
9 9 (1.77%) Pega
10 8 (1.57%) New Relic
11 5 (0.98%) Qualys
11 5 (0.98%) Splunk
11 5 (0.98%) Veracode
12 3 (0.59%) Databricks
13 2 (0.39%) Murex
14 1 (0.20%) Cisco
14 1 (0.20%) TIBCO