Period
to 27 February 2021

The median annual salary for an AWS DevOps Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 27 February 2021.

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
27 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 293 628 602
Rank change year-on-year +335 -26 +62
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS DevOps Engineer 772 425 615
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.04% 0.35% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.36% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 937 406 618
Median annual salary £60,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £38,750 £45,000 £46,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £95,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £59,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -20.17% -0.83% +9.09%

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 69,711 117,373 145,049
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.89% 95.47% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 55,817 95,129 117,577
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,986 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £84,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

AWS DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS DevOps Engineer in the UK

AWS DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing AWS DevOps Engineer.

Salary trend for AWS DevOps Engineer in the UK

AWS DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS DevOps Engineer over the 6 months to 27 February 2021.

Salary histogram for AWS DevOps Engineer in the UK

AWS DevOps Engineer
Top 17 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 27 February 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 +312 678 £60,000 -14.29% 105
UK excluding London +334 402 £47,500 -20.17% 61
London +197 338 £75,000 +3.45% 45
Work from Home +88 240 £47,500 -13.64% 23
North of England +193 199 £47,500 -13.64% 27
Yorkshire +111 123 £47,500 -17.39% 15
North West +123 67 £48,750 -13.33% 11
South West +84 55 £48,750 -18.07% 5
Midlands +86 47 £50,000 -16.67% 9
Scotland +74 47 £47,500 -13.64% 3
West Midlands +58 27 £47,500 -20.83% 7
South East +111 22 £53,750 -10.42% 8
Wales +51 16 £47,500 +5.56% 1
East Midlands +46 16 £48,750 -18.75% 2
East of England +72 10 £60,000 - 8
North East +19 9 £57,500 +31.43% 1
Northern Ireland +18 6 £35,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2021, 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.

1 772 (100.00%) DevOps
2 675 (87.44%) AWS
3 573 (74.22%) Terraform
4 524 (67.88%) Kubernetes
5 502 (65.03%) Docker
6 453 (58.68%) Linux
7 384 (49.74%) Agile Software Development
8 323 (41.84%) Puppet
9 305 (39.51%) Infrastructure as Code
10 290 (37.56%) Opscode Chef
11 285 (36.92%) Python
11 285 (36.92%) AWS CloudFormation
12 249 (32.25%) Ansible
13 222 (28.76%) Continuous Integration
14 219 (28.37%) Deployment Automation
15 205 (26.55%) Jenkins
16 195 (25.26%) Git (software)
17 161 (20.85%) Migration
18 159 (20.60%) Scrum
19 150 (19.43%) Configuration Management
20 109 (14.12%) Azure
21 108 (13.99%) Serverless
22 106 (13.73%) Go
23 101 (13.08%) Amazon EKS
24 100 (12.95%) Finance
25 99 (12.82%) GitLab
26 92 (11.92%) AWS Certification
26 92 (11.92%) Ruby
27 90 (11.66%) Problem-Solving
28 87 (11.27%) Fintech

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 14 (1.81%) Apache
2 12 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (1.42%) Apache Spark
4 10 (1.30%) Confluence
5 9 (1.17%) IIS
6 2 (0.26%) Drupal
6 2 (0.26%) Ethereum
6 2 (0.26%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.13%) CMS
7 1 (0.13%) nginx
7 1 (0.13%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.52%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 675 (87.44%) AWS
2 285 (36.92%) AWS CloudFormation
3 109 (14.12%) Azure
4 108 (13.99%) Serverless
5 101 (13.08%) Amazon EKS
6 79 (10.23%) SaaS
7 73 (9.46%) AWS Lambda
8 65 (8.42%) PaaS
8 65 (8.42%) Pulumi
9 62 (8.03%) GCP
10 59 (7.64%) GitHub
11 58 (7.51%) IaaS
12 52 (6.74%) Amazon EC2
12 52 (6.74%) Amazon ECS
13 44 (5.70%) Amazon S3
14 37 (4.79%) Amazon ELB
15 35 (4.53%) AWS CodeDeploy
16 30 (3.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 29 (3.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 25 (3.24%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.20%) DNS
2 15 (1.94%) Firewall
3 11 (1.42%) VPN
4 10 (1.30%) HTTP
5 8 (1.04%) FTP
5 8 (1.04%) Network Security
5 8 (1.04%) SMTP
5 8 (1.04%) SSH
5 8 (1.04%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.52%) Multicast
6 4 (0.52%) OpenVPN
6 4 (0.52%) tcpdump
7 2 (0.26%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.26%) Internet
7 2 (0.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (4.66%) Amazon RDS
2 28 (3.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 21 (2.72%) MySQL
4 20 (2.59%) Big Data
5 17 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (1.81%) SQL Server
7 10 (1.30%) MongoDB
8 8 (1.04%) NoSQL
9 7 (0.91%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.26%) Blockchain
10 2 (0.26%) Redis
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon Aurora
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.13%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.13%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.13%) BigQuery
11 1 (0.13%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 205 (26.55%) Jenkins
2 195 (25.26%) Git (software)
3 99 (12.82%) GitLab
4 33 (4.27%) TeamCity
5 27 (3.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 24 (3.11%) JIRA
7 19 (2.46%) Bitbucket
8 11 (1.42%) CircleCI
8 11 (1.42%) SonarQube
8 11 (1.42%) Subversion
9 9 (1.17%) Artifactory
10 7 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
10 7 (0.91%) Sonatype Nexus
10 7 (0.91%) Travis CI
11 5 (0.65%) Selenium
12 4 (0.52%) Snyk
12 4 (0.52%) Vagrant
12 4 (0.52%) Visual Studio
13 1 (0.13%) JMeter
General
1 100 (12.95%) Finance
2 42 (5.44%) Banking
3 24 (3.11%) Public Sector
4 22 (2.85%) Games
5 7 (0.91%) Manufacturing
5 7 (0.91%) Retail
6 6 (0.78%) Advertising
6 6 (0.78%) Telecoms
7 5 (0.65%) Electronics
7 5 (0.65%) Front Office
7 5 (0.65%) Investment Banking
7 5 (0.65%) Marketing
8 4 (0.52%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.52%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.39%) Law
10 1 (0.13%) Legal
10 1 (0.13%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (6.22%) Node.js
2 32 (4.15%) Kafka
3 30 (3.89%) .NET
3 30 (3.89%) Web Services
4 27 (3.50%) Elastic Stack
5 12 (1.55%) Lambda Expressions
6 8 (1.04%) Velocity
7 6 (0.78%) .NET Framework
8 5 (0.65%) Apache Flex
9 3 (0.39%) RESTful
10 2 (0.26%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (0.26%) React
10 2 (0.26%) Sensu
11 1 (0.13%) LDAP
11 1 (0.13%) Natural Language Processing
11 1 (0.13%) WebSockets
11 1 (0.13%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 58 (7.51%) Enterprise Cloud
2 43 (5.57%) Cloud Native
3 32 (4.15%) Public Cloud
4 18 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
5 17 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (1.17%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (0.65%) Equities
8 5 (0.65%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.52%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.52%) FMCG
9 4 (0.52%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.39%) Grid Computing
10 3 (0.39%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.39%) NHS
10 3 (0.39%) PMI
11 2 (0.26%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 1 (0.13%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 453 (58.68%) Linux
2 69 (8.94%) Windows
3 46 (5.96%) Unix
4 16 (2.07%) Windows Server
5 14 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (1.42%) CentOS
7 5 (0.65%) CoreOS
7 5 (0.65%) Mac OS
7 5 (0.65%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.65%) zOS
8 4 (0.52%) VMS
9 1 (0.13%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.13%) Mesosphere
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 772 (100.00%) DevOps
2 384 (49.74%) Agile Software Development
3 305 (39.51%) Infrastructure as Code
4 222 (28.76%) Continuous Integration
5 219 (28.37%) Deployment Automation
6 161 (20.85%) Migration
7 159 (20.60%) Scrum
8 150 (19.43%) Configuration Management
9 90 (11.66%) Problem-Solving
10 87 (11.27%) Fintech
11 85 (11.01%) Microservices
12 78 (10.10%) Software Engineering
13 49 (6.35%) Test Automation
14 42 (5.44%) TDD
15 38 (4.92%) Infrastructure Automation
16 31 (4.02%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 28 (3.63%) Load Balancing
18 26 (3.37%) Mentoring
19 24 (3.11%) Computer Science
19 24 (3.11%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 285 (36.92%) Python
2 106 (13.73%) Go
3 92 (11.92%) Ruby
4 76 (9.84%) Bash Shell
5 70 (9.07%) Java
6 36 (4.66%) PowerShell
7 29 (3.76%) JavaScript
8 22 (2.85%) C#
8 22 (2.85%) Perl
9 19 (2.46%) SQL
10 8 (1.04%) PHP
11 6 (0.78%) Groovy
11 6 (0.78%) VB.NET
12 5 (0.65%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.26%) C
13 2 (0.26%) C++
13 2 (0.26%) Kotlin
13 2 (0.26%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.13%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.13%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 92 (11.92%) AWS Certification
2 84 (10.88%) Security Cleared
3 71 (9.20%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.81%) Degree
5 8 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.39%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.26%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.26%) MCSA
9 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.13%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (0.91%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.78%) GDPR
3 6 (0.78%) QA
4 5 (0.65%) Dodd-Frank
4 5 (0.65%) EMIR
4 5 (0.65%) MiFID
5 3 (0.39%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.13%) NIST
6 1 (0.13%) NIST 800
System Software
1 502 (65.03%) Docker
2 6 (0.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.13%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 573 (74.22%) Terraform
2 524 (67.88%) Kubernetes
3 323 (41.84%) Puppet
4 290 (37.56%) Opscode Chef
5 249 (32.25%) Ansible
6 32 (4.15%) Prometheus
7 16 (2.07%) CFEngine
7 16 (2.07%) Grafana
8 15 (1.94%) Packer
9 9 (1.17%) Nagios
10 6 (0.78%) Istio
10 6 (0.78%) Salt
11 4 (0.52%) Graylog
11 4 (0.52%) HP Fortify
11 4 (0.52%) logstash
11 4 (0.52%) Opsgenie
11 4 (0.52%) Proxmox
11 4 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.39%) Marathon
12 3 (0.39%) Mesos
Vendors
1 60 (7.77%) SaltStack
2 41 (5.31%) Google
3 15 (1.94%) Microsoft
4 14 (1.81%) Splunk
5 13 (1.68%) Dynatrace
6 9 (1.17%) Atlassian
6 9 (1.17%) Red Hat
6 9 (1.17%) SAP
7 8 (1.04%) VMware
8 7 (0.91%) New Relic
9 6 (0.78%) Cisco
10 5 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.52%) Adobe
11 4 (0.52%) hybris
11 4 (0.52%) Juniper
11 4 (0.52%) Palo Alto
12 3 (0.39%) Facebook
12 3 (0.39%) Oracle
13 1 (0.13%) AppDynamics
13 1 (0.13%) Planview