Period
to 27 September 2020

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 September 2020 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 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 549 963 1158
Rank change year-on-year +414 +195 -
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EKS 135 129 12
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.092% 0.007%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.72% 0.29% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 123 80 12
Median annual salary £70,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.71% - -
10th Percentile £50,500 £43,750 £55,750
90th Percentile £99,500 £110,000 £76,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - -14.29% -

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 18,779 43,865 40,853
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.44% 31.26% 24.59%
Number of salaries quoted 15,628 35,700 33,101
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
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 September 2020.

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 27 September 2020. 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 +396 133 £70,500 +0.71% 47
London +291 92 £77,500 +3.33% 27
UK excluding London +320 34 £60,000 - 23
Work from Home +72 19 £62,500 -15.25% 4
North of England +196 13 £60,000 - 6
Yorkshire +155 8 £60,000 +4.35% 3
Midlands +138 7 £75,000 +66.67% 1
East Midlands +102 7 £75,000 +66.67% 1
South East +211 5 £60,000 -25.00% 3
East of England +148 4 £52,500 - 6
North West +130 4 £61,250 +2.08% 3
South West +131 3 £62,500 -7.41% 4
North East - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £60,000 -
Scotland - 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 27 September 2020, 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.

1 123 (91.11%) AWS
2 105 (77.78%) Kubernetes
3 78 (57.78%) DevOps
4 72 (53.33%) Terraform
5 71 (52.59%) Python
6 60 (44.44%) Docker
7 58 (42.96%) Microservices
8 53 (39.26%) Agile Software Development
9 50 (37.04%) Jenkins
10 47 (34.81%) Amazon ECS
11 43 (31.85%) Amazon EC2
12 42 (31.11%) Ansible
12 42 (31.11%) Serverless
13 40 (29.63%) AWS CloudFormation
14 38 (28.15%) AWS Lambda
15 36 (26.67%) Azure
16 35 (25.93%) Software Engineering
17 34 (25.19%) Infrastructure as Code
17 34 (25.19%) Kafka
18 32 (23.70%) Linux
19 30 (22.22%) GCP
20 29 (21.48%) Amazon S3
21 27 (20.00%) Open Source
21 27 (20.00%) Finance
21 27 (20.00%) Infrastructure Automation
22 26 (19.26%) JIRA
22 26 (19.26%) Git (software)
23 25 (18.52%) Event-Driven Architecture
24 24 (17.78%) REST
24 24 (17.78%) Java

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 16 (11.85%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (5.93%) Apache Spark
2 8 (5.93%) OpenStack
3 5 (3.70%) nginx
3 5 (3.70%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.96%) Confluence
4 4 (2.96%) Hyperledger
5 2 (1.48%) Apache
6 1 (0.74%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.74%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Eikon
2 2 (1.48%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 123 (91.11%) AWS
2 47 (34.81%) Amazon ECS
3 43 (31.85%) Amazon EC2
4 42 (31.11%) Serverless
5 40 (29.63%) AWS CloudFormation
6 38 (28.15%) AWS Lambda
7 36 (26.67%) Azure
8 30 (22.22%) GCP
9 29 (21.48%) Amazon S3
10 15 (11.11%) OpenShift
10 15 (11.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 11 (8.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 11 (8.15%) Datadog
11 11 (8.15%) SaaS
12 9 (6.67%) Amazon SQS
13 8 (5.93%) CloudFront
14 7 (5.19%) Route 53
15 6 (4.44%) Amazon Kinesis
16 5 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
16 5 (3.70%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.70%) Firewall
2 4 (2.96%) DNS
3 2 (1.48%) SAN
3 2 (1.48%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.74%) DHCP
4 1 (0.74%) DMZ
4 1 (0.74%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.33%) MySQL
2 17 (12.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 17 (12.59%) Redis
3 14 (10.37%) Amazon RDS
3 14 (10.37%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (10.37%) Scylla
4 13 (9.63%) NoSQL
5 12 (8.89%) Amazon Aurora
6 11 (8.15%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (8.15%) BigQuery
7 7 (5.19%) Amazon Redshift
7 7 (5.19%) Big Data
8 5 (3.70%) Blockchain
8 5 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (3.70%) Flink
8 5 (3.70%) InfluxDB
8 5 (3.70%) Looker
8 5 (3.70%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.70%) Snowflake Schema
9 4 (2.96%) HBase
Development Applications
1 50 (37.04%) Jenkins
2 26 (19.26%) Git (software)
2 26 (19.26%) JIRA
3 19 (14.07%) GitLab
4 16 (11.85%) Artifactory
4 16 (11.85%) Sonatype Nexus
5 13 (9.63%) CircleCI
6 11 (8.15%) Codeship
6 11 (8.15%) SonarQube
7 4 (2.96%) Maven
8 3 (2.22%) Ant
8 3 (2.22%) Bitbucket
8 3 (2.22%) GoCD
9 1 (0.74%) Flyway
9 1 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.74%) Spinnaker
9 1 (0.74%) Subversion
9 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (20.00%) Finance
2 11 (8.15%) Games
3 7 (5.19%) Public Sector
4 4 (2.96%) Retail
5 3 (2.22%) Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 60 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 35 (25.93%) Senior DevOps
3 34 (25.19%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 21 (15.56%) AWS Engineer
5 18 (13.33%) AWS DevOps
6 16 (11.85%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 15 (11.11%) Python Engineer
8 13 (9.63%) Designer
8 13 (9.63%) Digital Designer
8 13 (9.63%) Platform Engineer
8 13 (9.63%) Site Reliability Engineer
9 12 (8.89%) Python Software Engineer
9 12 (8.89%) Site Engineer
9 12 (8.89%) Software Engineer
9 12 (8.89%) Technical Designer
10 8 (5.93%) Architect
11 6 (4.44%) Senior Designer
11 6 (4.44%) Senior Digital Designer
12 5 (3.70%) Developer
12 5 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (25.19%) Kafka
2 24 (17.78%) REST
3 19 (14.07%) Node.js
4 14 (10.37%) RxSwift
5 13 (9.63%) Reactive Extensions
6 12 (8.89%) Flask
6 12 (8.89%) Web Services
7 11 (8.15%) Celery
7 11 (8.15%) SQLAlchemy
8 6 (4.44%) .NET
8 6 (4.44%) GraphQL
8 6 (4.44%) SOAP
8 6 (4.44%) Spring
9 5 (3.70%) Apache Avro
9 5 (3.70%) Elastic Stack
9 5 (3.70%) JSON
9 5 (3.70%) Lambda Expressions
9 5 (3.70%) Middleware
10 4 (2.96%) AngularJS
10 4 (2.96%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (10.37%) Cloud Native
3 13 (9.63%) Mobile App
4 10 (7.41%) Virtual Team
5 9 (6.67%) Public Cloud
6 7 (5.19%) Enterprise Cloud
7 6 (4.44%) Replication
8 5 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.48%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.74%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.74%) Blog
11 1 (0.74%) Clustering
11 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.74%) Life Science
11 1 (0.74%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 32 (23.70%) Linux
2 7 (5.19%) CentOS
3 5 (3.70%) Unix
3 5 (3.70%) Windows
4 3 (2.22%) CoreOS
4 3 (2.22%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.48%) DC/OS
5 2 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.74%) Debian
6 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.74%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (57.78%) DevOps
2 58 (42.96%) Microservices
3 53 (39.26%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (25.93%) Software Engineering
5 34 (25.19%) Infrastructure as Code
6 27 (20.00%) Infrastructure Automation
6 27 (20.00%) Open Source
7 25 (18.52%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 24 (17.78%) Configuration Management
8 24 (17.78%) Fintech
9 19 (14.07%) Mentoring
9 19 (14.07%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 17 (12.59%) Deployment Automation
11 16 (11.85%) Scrum
12 13 (9.63%) SOA
12 13 (9.63%) Technical Leadership
13 11 (8.15%) Problem-Solving
14 8 (5.93%) Analytics
15 6 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
15 6 (4.44%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 71 (52.59%) Python
2 24 (17.78%) Java
3 23 (17.04%) Go
4 13 (9.63%) JavaScript
5 11 (8.15%) Ruby
6 9 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 9 (6.67%) SQL
7 6 (4.44%) Kotlin
7 6 (4.44%) PHP
8 4 (2.96%) Java 8
9 3 (2.22%) Groovy
9 3 (2.22%) Rust
10 2 (1.48%) C#
10 2 (1.48%) C++
10 2 (1.48%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.74%) C
11 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (8.15%) AWS Certification
2 8 (5.93%) Degree
3 5 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.70%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.22%) OCP
4 3 (2.22%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.74%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.74%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.74%) QA
1 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (44.44%) Docker
2 5 (3.70%) Varnish
3 2 (1.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.74%) NFS
4 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 105 (77.78%) Kubernetes
2 72 (53.33%) Terraform
3 42 (31.11%) Ansible
4 23 (17.04%) Prometheus
5 21 (15.56%) Puppet
6 20 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (11.11%) Grafana
8 5 (3.70%) Marathon
8 5 (3.70%) Mesos
9 3 (2.22%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (2.22%) Packer
10 2 (1.48%) Graylog
10 2 (1.48%) Istio
10 2 (1.48%) Nagios
11 1 (0.74%) Icinga
11 1 (0.74%) Kibana
11 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 1 (0.74%) StatsD
11 1 (0.74%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (10.37%) Veracode
2 13 (9.63%) TIBCO
3 11 (8.15%) Google
4 8 (5.93%) IBM
5 7 (5.19%) SaltStack
5 7 (5.19%) Splunk
6 6 (4.44%) Atlassian
7 5 (3.70%) Oracle
8 4 (2.96%) Pega
8 4 (2.96%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.96%) WSO2
9 3 (2.22%) Confluent
9 3 (2.22%) Dynatrace
9 3 (2.22%) Perforce
10 2 (1.48%) Cisco
10 2 (1.48%) Sparx
10 2 (1.48%) VMware
11 1 (0.74%) Apple
11 1 (0.74%) Dell
11 1 (0.74%) Symantec