Period
to 29 November 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 November 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 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 495 476 925
Rank change year-on-year -19 +449 +241
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EKS 724 267 150
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.56% 0.49% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.29% 1.19% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 371 212 81
10th Percentile £52,500 £53,775 £46,250
25th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -7.14%
75th Percentile £90,000 £81,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £87,500 £115,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +14.29% -25.00%

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 55,940 22,428 44,534
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.45% 41.38% 32.91%
Number of salaries quoted 39,057 19,183 36,758
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £96,500 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 29 November 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 November 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 -30 655 £75,000 +6.38% 123
London -75 340 £82,500 +10.00% 64
UK excluding London -82 291 £65,000 +8.33% 61
North of England -49 119 £60,000 - 21
Work from Home -175 112 £80,000 +33.33% 28
South East -58 100 £72,500 +11.54% 10
Yorkshire -55 68 £60,000 - 3
North West -71 47 £65,000 +8.33% 17
East of England -95 34 £72,500 - 8
Midlands -88 28 £80,000 +10.34% 15
West Midlands -82 23 £80,000 +10.34% 13
Scotland -84 6 £66,000 +10.00% 3
East Midlands -65 5 £66,250 -11.67% 2
South West -95 5 £70,000 +16.67% 4
North East -33 4 £77,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 29 November 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.

1 640 (88.40%) AWS
2 481 (66.44%) DevOps
3 477 (65.88%) Kubernetes
4 471 (65.06%) Docker
5 394 (54.42%) Agile Software Development
6 328 (45.30%) Terraform
7 325 (44.89%) Azure
8 315 (43.51%) Serverless
9 301 (41.57%) Java
9 301 (41.57%) Python
10 245 (33.84%) Software Engineering
11 226 (31.22%) Infrastructure as Code
12 210 (29.01%) GitHub
13 203 (28.04%) Node.js
13 203 (28.04%) AWS CloudFormation
14 198 (27.35%) Git (software)
15 181 (25.00%) Cloud Native
16 176 (24.31%) Linux
17 173 (23.90%) JavaScript
18 172 (23.76%) C#
19 166 (22.93%) Risk Management
19 166 (22.93%) Problem-Solving
20 163 (22.51%) Thought Leadership
21 162 (22.38%) Amazon RDS
22 160 (22.10%) OpenShift
22 160 (22.10%) SDLC
23 156 (21.55%) Mentoring
24 155 (21.41%) Microservices
25 153 (21.13%) Opscode Chef
25 153 (21.13%) Test Automation

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 40 (5.52%) Apache
2 34 (4.70%) Apache Airflow
3 25 (3.45%) Cloud Foundry
4 20 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
5 19 (2.62%) Apache Spark
6 17 (2.35%) Confluence
7 15 (2.07%) Tomcat
8 12 (1.66%) nginx
9 11 (1.52%) OpenStack
10 9 (1.24%) Traefik
11 8 (1.10%) CMS
11 8 (1.10%) Magnolia
12 6 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (0.69%) JBoss
14 1 (0.14%) Alfresco
14 1 (0.14%) CloudStack
14 1 (0.14%) IIS
14 1 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 13 (1.80%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (0.55%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.14%) Figma
3 1 (0.14%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 640 (88.40%) AWS
2 325 (44.89%) Azure
3 315 (43.51%) Serverless
4 210 (29.01%) GitHub
5 203 (28.04%) AWS CloudFormation
6 160 (22.10%) OpenShift
7 138 (19.06%) AWS Lambda
8 120 (16.57%) Amazon EC2
9 117 (16.16%) Amazon S3
10 116 (16.02%) GCP
11 99 (13.67%) Amazon ECS
12 98 (13.54%) Amazon SQS
13 93 (12.85%) SaaS
14 89 (12.29%) PaaS
15 86 (11.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 69 (9.53%) Pulumi
17 51 (7.04%) Amazon EMR
17 51 (7.04%) AWS CloudTrail
18 49 (6.77%) GitHub Actions
19 43 (5.94%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 49 (6.77%) Cisco IPT
2 47 (6.49%) TCP/IP
3 35 (4.83%) Firewall
4 29 (4.01%) HTTP
5 28 (3.87%) Network Security
6 23 (3.18%) VPN
7 10 (1.38%) DNS
8 8 (1.10%) LAN
8 8 (1.10%) WAN
9 6 (0.83%) DSL
9 6 (0.83%) IPv4
9 6 (0.83%) SAN
9 6 (0.83%) SD-WAN
9 6 (0.83%) VSAN
10 5 (0.69%) DMZ
11 4 (0.55%) Reverse Proxy
12 3 (0.41%) AMQP
13 2 (0.28%) VLAN
14 1 (0.14%) BGP
14 1 (0.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (22.38%) Amazon RDS
2 138 (19.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 107 (14.78%) PostgreSQL
4 95 (13.12%) Amazon Redshift
5 68 (9.39%) Big Data
6 67 (9.25%) MySQL
7 53 (7.32%) Data Lake
7 53 (7.32%) Redis
8 51 (7.04%) Amazon Athena
9 49 (6.77%) NoSQL
10 48 (6.63%) MongoDB
11 47 (6.49%) Electronic Patient Records
12 21 (2.90%) Relational Database
13 14 (1.93%) Amazon Aurora
14 11 (1.52%) Event Store
15 10 (1.38%) SQL Server
16 5 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
17 2 (0.28%) BigQuery
17 2 (0.28%) Bigtable
17 2 (0.28%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 198 (27.35%) Git (software)
2 135 (18.65%) Jenkins
3 113 (15.61%) GitLab
4 37 (5.11%) JIRA
5 30 (4.14%) PyCharm
6 18 (2.49%) CircleCI
7 17 (2.35%) kappa
8 12 (1.66%) JUnit
9 10 (1.38%) Cucumber
9 10 (1.38%) RSpec
10 9 (1.24%) Sonatype Nexus
11 8 (1.10%) Bitbucket
11 8 (1.10%) git-flow
11 8 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
12 7 (0.97%) gulp
13 6 (0.83%) Vagrant
14 5 (0.69%) Artifactory
14 5 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (0.69%) ESLint
14 5 (0.69%) SonarQube
General
1 71 (9.81%) Finance
2 65 (8.98%) Social Skills
3 47 (6.49%) Public Sector
4 26 (3.59%) Banking
5 23 (3.18%) Retail
6 20 (2.76%) Financial Institution
7 12 (1.66%) Automotive
8 11 (1.52%) Marketing
9 7 (0.97%) Presentation Skills
10 3 (0.41%) Electronics
11 2 (0.28%) Billing
11 2 (0.28%) Documentation Skills
11 2 (0.28%) Games
11 2 (0.28%) Local Government
12 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.14%) Law
12 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 204 (28.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 156 (21.55%) Software Engineer
3 148 (20.44%) AWS Engineer
4 103 (14.23%) AWS DevOps
4 103 (14.23%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 89 (12.29%) Architect
6 85 (11.74%) Principal Engineer
7 80 (11.05%) Principal Software Engineer
8 76 (10.50%) Cloud Engineer
9 73 (10.08%) Developer
10 65 (8.98%) Cloud Architect
11 56 (7.73%) Data Engineer
12 48 (6.63%) Security Engineer
13 36 (4.97%) Senior Cloud Engineer
14 33 (4.56%) Senior Developer
15 32 (4.42%) Backend Developer
15 32 (4.42%) Senior Data Engineer
15 32 (4.42%) Senior Security Engineer
16 29 (4.01%) Python Engineer
16 29 (4.01%) Senior Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (28.04%) Node.js
2 131 (18.09%) RESTful
3 97 (13.40%) React
4 75 (10.36%) Kafka
5 71 (9.81%) REST
6 68 (9.39%) AngularJS
7 59 (8.15%) Web Services
8 54 (7.46%) .NET
9 53 (7.32%) Spring
10 52 (7.18%) Jest
10 52 (7.18%) Vue.js
11 51 (7.04%) Django
12 45 (6.22%) Spring Boot
13 44 (6.08%) Redux
14 43 (5.94%) ActiveMQ
15 30 (4.14%) Elastic Stack
16 26 (3.59%) pytest
17 24 (3.31%) RabbitMQ
18 21 (2.90%) Express
19 19 (2.62%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 181 (25.00%) Cloud Native
2 68 (9.39%) Enterprise Cloud
3 61 (8.43%) Public Cloud
4 27 (3.73%) Data Centre
5 22 (3.04%) Data Protection Act
6 17 (2.35%) Clustering
7 13 (1.80%) Mobile App
8 12 (1.66%) Algorithms
8 12 (1.66%) User Experience
9 11 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
10 9 (1.24%) Self-Motivation
11 7 (0.97%) Blog
11 7 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
11 7 (0.97%) Virtual Team
12 6 (0.83%) Hedge funds
13 5 (0.69%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.69%) NHS
13 5 (0.69%) PKI
14 3 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.41%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 176 (24.31%) Linux
2 54 (7.46%) Windows
3 31 (4.28%) Unix
4 17 (2.35%) Windows Server
5 14 (1.93%) CentOS
6 11 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (1.38%) Ubuntu
8 7 (0.97%) Android
8 7 (0.97%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.28%) Alpine Linux
9 2 (0.28%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.14%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 481 (66.44%) DevOps
2 394 (54.42%) Agile Software Development
3 245 (33.84%) Software Engineering
4 226 (31.22%) Infrastructure as Code
5 166 (22.93%) Problem-Solving
5 166 (22.93%) Risk Management
6 163 (22.51%) Thought Leadership
7 160 (22.10%) SDLC
8 156 (21.55%) Mentoring
9 155 (21.41%) Microservices
10 153 (21.13%) Test Automation
11 119 (16.44%) User Stories
12 115 (15.88%) Configuration Management
13 114 (15.75%) Emotional Intelligence
13 114 (15.75%) Functional Testing
14 104 (14.36%) Technical Leadership
15 95 (13.12%) Deployment Automation
16 89 (12.29%) Scrum
17 77 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
18 70 (9.67%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 301 (41.57%) Java
1 301 (41.57%) Python
2 173 (23.90%) JavaScript
3 172 (23.76%) C#
4 148 (20.44%) Go
5 113 (15.61%) Bash Shell
6 98 (13.54%) Ruby
7 97 (13.40%) PowerShell
8 67 (9.25%) Scala
9 64 (8.84%) SQL
10 47 (6.49%) TypeScript
11 27 (3.73%) Groovy
12 22 (3.04%) Java 11
13 17 (2.35%) Kotlin
14 13 (1.80%) Java 8
14 13 (1.80%) PHP
15 9 (1.24%) Perl
16 8 (1.10%) C
17 7 (0.97%) C++
17 7 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 135 (18.65%) AWS Certification
2 73 (10.08%) Degree
3 51 (7.04%) CISSP
4 49 (6.77%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 49 (6.77%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (4.28%) OCP
5 31 (4.28%) Oracle Certification
6 16 (2.21%) Security Cleared
7 15 (2.07%) CCSP
8 14 (1.93%) SC Cleared
9 13 (1.80%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.28%) OSCP
12 1 (0.14%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.18%) QA
2 11 (1.52%) Accessibility
3 4 (0.55%) WCAG
4 1 (0.14%) DICOM
4 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 471 (65.06%) Docker
2 27 (3.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.52%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (0.83%) Ceph
5 6 (0.83%) KVM
5 6 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.14%) GlusterFS
7 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.14%) NFS
7 1 (0.14%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 477 (65.88%) Kubernetes
2 328 (45.30%) Terraform
3 153 (21.13%) Opscode Chef
4 134 (18.51%) Puppet
5 106 (14.64%) Ansible
6 88 (12.15%) Prometheus
7 52 (7.18%) Istio
8 35 (4.83%) Grafana
9 26 (3.59%) Rancher
10 19 (2.62%) Salt
11 15 (2.07%) Nagios
12 9 (1.24%) Argo
12 9 (1.24%) Docker Swarm
12 9 (1.24%) Packer
13 8 (1.10%) Consul
13 8 (1.10%) Failover Clustering
14 7 (0.97%) ZABBIX
15 6 (0.83%) SCCM
15 6 (0.83%) vCenter Server
16 5 (0.69%) linkerd
Vendors
1 106 (14.64%) Microsoft
2 75 (10.36%) SaltStack
3 52 (7.18%) Google
3 52 (7.18%) Red Hat
4 49 (6.77%) Databricks
5 46 (6.35%) VMware
6 33 (4.56%) IBM
7 25 (3.45%) Oracle
8 24 (3.31%) SAP
9 17 (2.35%) ServiceNow
10 10 (1.38%) Dynatrace
10 10 (1.38%) Spotify
11 9 (1.24%) Apple
11 9 (1.24%) New Relic
11 9 (1.24%) Pega
11 9 (1.24%) WSO2
12 8 (1.10%) AppDynamics
13 7 (0.97%) Symantec
13 7 (0.97%) Veritas
14 6 (0.83%) Atlassian