Period
to 28 February 2020

The median annual salary for an AWS DevOps Engineer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 28 February 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps Engineer - AWS
UK
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 616 587 644
Rank change year-on-year -29 +57 +165
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS DevOps Engineer 428 626 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.41% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.43% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 383 590 560
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.67% -4.00%
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £96,000 £85,125 £83,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -4.35%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 117,361 144,850 169,833
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.46% 95.93% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 94,006 115,990 139,501
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

AWS DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured AWS DevOps Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for AWS DevOps Engineer in the UK

AWS DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing AWS DevOps Engineer.

Salary trend for AWS DevOps Engineer in the UK

AWS DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AWS DevOps Engineer over the 6 months to 28 February 2020.

Salary histogram for AWS DevOps Engineer in the UK

AWS DevOps Engineer
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AWS DevOps Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 28 February 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 -25 412 £70,000 - 114
London -2 282 £74,000 -1.33% 70
UK excluding London +12 145 £60,000 - 54
North of England +49 51 £57,500 -4.17% 12
Yorkshire +42 36 £57,500 - 8
South East +20 33 £60,000 -20.00% 10
East of England +48 21 £60,000 +9.09% 15
Midlands +28 21 £60,000 - 5
West Midlands +39 17 £60,000 +6.67% 5
South West +49 14 £60,000 +20.00% 3
North West +18 13 £57,500 -4.17% 3
Scotland +34 5 £55,000 -8.33% 8
Wales - 5 £45,000 -
East Midlands +22 4 £67,500 -10.00%
North East +7 2 £43,750 +2.94% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - - 2

AWS DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, AWS DevOps Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring AWS DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 428 (100.00%) DevOps
2 359 (83.88%) AWS
3 261 (60.98%) Terraform
4 232 (54.21%) Kubernetes
5 228 (53.27%) Ansible
6 227 (53.04%) Python
7 221 (51.64%) Docker
8 201 (46.96%) Linux
9 167 (39.02%) Jenkins
10 157 (36.68%) Agile Software Development
11 123 (28.74%) Puppet
12 115 (26.87%) Infrastructure as Code
13 110 (25.70%) Azure
14 99 (23.13%) AWS CloudFormation
15 90 (21.03%) Continuous Integration
16 86 (20.09%) Bash Shell
17 85 (19.86%) Microservices
18 82 (19.16%) Opscode Chef
18 82 (19.16%) Java
19 78 (18.22%) Serverless
20 77 (17.99%) Git (software)
21 72 (16.82%) Finance
22 68 (15.89%) Configuration Management
23 67 (15.65%) GCP
24 62 (14.49%) Windows
25 61 (14.25%) AWS Lambda
26 59 (13.79%) GitLab
26 59 (13.79%) Ruby
27 58 (13.55%) Amazon EC2
28 53 (12.38%) PowerShell

AWS DevOps Engineer Skill Set
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 10 (2.34%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (1.87%) Apache
2 8 (1.87%) Confluence
3 7 (1.64%) nginx
4 5 (1.17%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.17%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.23%) IIS
5 1 (0.23%) JBoss
5 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.23%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 359 (83.88%) AWS
2 110 (25.70%) Azure
3 99 (23.13%) AWS CloudFormation
4 78 (18.22%) Serverless
5 67 (15.65%) GCP
6 61 (14.25%) AWS Lambda
7 58 (13.55%) Amazon EC2
8 48 (11.21%) Amazon S3
8 48 (11.21%) GitHub
9 38 (8.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 33 (7.71%) Amazon ECS
11 30 (7.01%) SaaS
11 30 (7.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 29 (6.78%) IaaS
13 27 (6.31%) Amazon EKS
14 25 (5.84%) PaaS
15 23 (5.37%) Amazon ELB
16 13 (3.04%) OpenShift
17 12 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
17 12 (2.80%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.78%) Firewall
2 10 (2.34%) DNS
3 7 (1.64%) VPN
4 6 (1.40%) HTTP
4 6 (1.40%) SSH
5 5 (1.17%) FTP
5 5 (1.17%) SMTP
5 5 (1.17%) SSL
5 5 (1.17%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.47%) FIX Connectivity
7 2 (0.47%) Network Security
7 2 (0.47%) VLAN
8 1 (0.23%) DHCP
8 1 (0.23%) Internet
8 1 (0.23%) LAN
8 1 (0.23%) MPLS
8 1 (0.23%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.23%) WAN
8 1 (0.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (9.35%) Amazon RDS
2 35 (8.18%) NoSQL
3 22 (5.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 20 (4.67%) MySQL
5 11 (2.57%) Big Data
6 7 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.64%) SQL Server
7 5 (1.17%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.17%) Redis
8 4 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (0.93%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (0.47%) Amazon Aurora
9 2 (0.47%) Blockchain
9 2 (0.47%) Data Lake
9 2 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.47%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.47%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.23%) Amazon Athena
10 1 (0.23%) Amazon QuickSight
Development Applications
1 167 (39.02%) Jenkins
2 77 (17.99%) Git (software)
3 59 (13.79%) GitLab
4 44 (10.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 20 (4.67%) JIRA
6 18 (4.21%) TeamCity
7 16 (3.74%) CircleCI
8 14 (3.27%) Bitbucket
9 12 (2.80%) Vagrant
10 11 (2.57%) JMeter
11 10 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (2.10%) Octopus Deploy
12 9 (2.10%) Subversion
13 7 (1.64%) Travis CI
14 6 (1.40%) Artifactory
14 6 (1.40%) Cucumber
14 6 (1.40%) Sonatype Nexus
14 6 (1.40%) Spinnaker
15 5 (1.17%) Maven
15 5 (1.17%) Mercurial
General
1 72 (16.82%) Finance
2 26 (6.07%) Games
3 25 (5.84%) Retail
4 23 (5.37%) Banking
5 7 (1.64%) Financial Institution
6 4 (0.93%) Marketing
6 4 (0.93%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.47%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.47%) Law
7 2 (0.47%) Public Sector
7 2 (0.47%) Publishing
8 1 (0.23%) Electronics
8 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (11.92%) Elastic Stack
2 34 (7.94%) Node.js
3 30 (7.01%) Web Services
4 27 (6.31%) .NET
5 18 (4.21%) React
6 13 (3.04%) AngularJS
7 12 (2.80%) Lambda Expressions
8 8 (1.87%) JSON
9 6 (1.40%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (1.40%) Vue.js
9 6 (1.40%) YAML
10 5 (1.17%) REST
10 5 (1.17%) Sensu
10 5 (1.17%) Serverless Framework
11 3 (0.70%) React Native
12 2 (0.47%) FIX Protocol
12 2 (0.47%) RESTful
12 2 (0.47%) Spring
12 2 (0.47%) Spring Boot
13 1 (0.23%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 48 (11.21%) Public Cloud
2 27 (6.31%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (4.21%) Linux Command Line
4 11 (2.57%) Cloud Native
5 7 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (1.64%) Virtual Team
6 5 (1.17%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (0.93%) Data Structures
7 4 (0.93%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (0.70%) Robotics
9 2 (0.47%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.47%) Eurex
9 2 (0.47%) PMI
10 1 (0.23%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.23%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.23%) Kindle
10 1 (0.23%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.23%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 201 (46.96%) Linux
2 62 (14.49%) Windows
3 41 (9.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 31 (7.24%) CentOS
5 19 (4.44%) Unix
6 9 (2.10%) CoreOS
6 9 (2.10%) VMS
7 8 (1.87%) zOS
8 5 (1.17%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.93%) Android
9 4 (0.93%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.93%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.47%) Solaris
10 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 428 (100.00%) DevOps
2 157 (36.68%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (26.87%) Infrastructure as Code
4 90 (21.03%) Continuous Integration
5 85 (19.86%) Microservices
6 68 (15.89%) Configuration Management
7 48 (11.21%) Open Source
8 47 (10.98%) Fintech
8 47 (10.98%) Load Balancing
9 37 (8.64%) TDD
10 29 (6.78%) Deployment Automation
11 28 (6.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 27 (6.31%) Problem-Solving
13 25 (5.84%) IT Strategy
13 25 (5.84%) Test Automation
13 25 (5.84%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
14 23 (5.37%) Migration
15 22 (5.14%) Extreme Programming
15 22 (5.14%) Pair Programming
16 21 (4.91%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 227 (53.04%) Python
2 86 (20.09%) Bash Shell
3 82 (19.16%) Java
4 59 (13.79%) Ruby
5 53 (12.38%) PowerShell
6 46 (10.75%) Go
7 40 (9.35%) SQL
8 39 (9.11%) JavaScript
9 24 (5.61%) C#
10 18 (4.21%) Perl
11 11 (2.57%) C++
11 11 (2.57%) Scala
12 9 (2.10%) Groovy
13 7 (1.64%) Kotlin
14 6 (1.40%) C
14 6 (1.40%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.17%) PHP
16 4 (0.93%) TypeScript
17 1 (0.23%) Clojure
17 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (5.14%) AWS Certification
2 21 (4.91%) Degree
3 10 (2.34%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.64%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.93%) RHCE
6 2 (0.47%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.23%) CCIE
7 1 (0.23%) CCNA
7 1 (0.23%) CCNP
7 1 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.23%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.87%) QA
2 3 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 221 (51.64%) Docker
2 23 (5.37%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.40%) vSphere
5 5 (1.17%) Active Directory
6 4 (0.93%) OpenSSH
7 2 (0.47%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.47%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 261 (60.98%) Terraform
2 232 (54.21%) Kubernetes
3 228 (53.27%) Ansible
4 123 (28.74%) Puppet
5 82 (19.16%) Opscode Chef
6 47 (10.98%) Grafana
7 42 (9.81%) Prometheus
8 38 (8.88%) Packer
9 28 (6.54%) Docker Swarm
10 26 (6.07%) Consul
11 25 (5.84%) Graphite
12 15 (3.50%) Salt
13 11 (2.57%) Nagios
14 9 (2.10%) Rancher
14 9 (2.10%) ZABBIX
15 8 (1.87%) Istio
16 5 (1.17%) Mesos
17 4 (0.93%) StatsD
18 3 (0.70%) SCOM
19 2 (0.47%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 23 (5.37%) Splunk
2 19 (4.44%) Google
3 16 (3.74%) Microsoft
4 14 (3.27%) VMware
5 9 (2.10%) Red Hat
6 7 (1.64%) Oracle
7 4 (0.93%) IBM
7 4 (0.93%) Teradata
8 3 (0.70%) Rackspace
9 2 (0.47%) Bloomberg
9 2 (0.47%) Cisco
9 2 (0.47%) Citrix
9 2 (0.47%) CQG
9 2 (0.47%) Fidessa
9 2 (0.47%) ION Trading
9 2 (0.47%) Palo Alto
9 2 (0.47%) Patsystems
9 2 (0.47%) Reuters
9 2 (0.47%) Trayport
10 1 (0.23%) CheckPoint