Period
to 20 May 2018

The median annual salary for an AWS DevOps Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 629 798 929
Rank change year-on-year +169 +131 +189
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS DevOps Engineer 619 377 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.23% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 550 316 325
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -4.17%
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 165,738 164,565 194,156
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.40% 96.47% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 134,928 136,254 163,031
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 20 May 2018.

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 20 May 2018. 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 +171 602 £65,000 +8.33% 107
London +99 383 £70,000 +7.69% 73
UK excluding London +85 223 £55,000 - 36
North of England +70 105 £52,500 +16.67% 15
South East +5 59 £50,500 -8.18% 8
North West +24 51 £55,000 +25.00% 6
Yorkshire +50 41 £52,500 -4.55% 9
East of England +3 21 £70,000 +21.74% 5
Midlands 0 21 £57,500 +4.55% 4
South West +1 13 £57,500 - 2
North East -5 13 £50,000 -
East Midlands -5 11 £50,000 -9.09% 2
West Midlands +14 10 £62,500 - 2
Wales - 2 £47,500 - 1
Scotland -34 1 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £35,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, 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.

1 619 (100.00%) DevOps
2 573 (92.57%) Amazon AWS
3 472 (76.25%) Linux
4 385 (62.20%) Python
5 347 (56.06%) Ansible
6 332 (53.63%) Puppet
7 283 (45.72%) Docker
8 260 (42.00%) Jenkins
9 253 (40.87%) Opscode Chef
10 240 (38.77%) Configuration Management
11 210 (33.93%) Terraform
12 190 (30.69%) Continuous Integration
13 186 (30.05%) Bash Shell
14 176 (28.43%) Ruby
15 175 (28.27%) Agile Software Development
16 146 (23.59%) Java
17 144 (23.26%) Kubernetes
18 131 (21.16%) AWS CloudFormation
19 111 (17.93%) Web Services
20 108 (17.45%) Microsoft Azure
21 93 (15.02%) Amazon EC2
21 93 (15.02%) Git (software)
22 84 (13.57%) Windows
23 74 (11.95%) Finance
24 73 (11.79%) AWS Certification
25 67 (10.82%) Salt
26 65 (10.50%) Open Source
27 64 (10.34%) Software Engineering
28 63 (10.18%) SQL
28 63 (10.18%) Deployment Automation

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 44 (7.11%) Elasticsearch
2 24 (3.88%) Apache
3 23 (3.72%) nginx
4 22 (3.55%) Apache Spark
5 20 (3.23%) Apache Solr
5 20 (3.23%) CloudStack
6 17 (2.75%) Tomcat
7 16 (2.58%) OpenStack
8 15 (2.42%) WordPress
9 14 (2.26%) Drupal
10 12 (1.94%) Moodle
11 11 (1.78%) Confluence
12 7 (1.13%) IIS
13 3 (0.48%) Jetty
13 3 (0.48%) SharePoint
14 2 (0.32%) CMS
14 2 (0.32%) JBoss
15 1 (0.16%) SAS
15 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
15 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.16%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 573 (92.57%) Amazon AWS
2 131 (21.16%) AWS CloudFormation
3 108 (17.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 93 (15.02%) Amazon EC2
5 62 (10.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 49 (7.92%) SaaS
7 48 (7.75%) Amazon S3
7 48 (7.75%) Serverless
8 44 (7.11%) Google Cloud Platform
9 40 (6.46%) AWS Lambda
10 35 (5.65%) Amazon ELB
10 35 (5.65%) Route 53
11 32 (5.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 25 (4.04%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 25 (4.04%) Amazon SQS
13 24 (3.88%) GitHub
14 22 (3.55%) Amazon EMR
15 21 (3.39%) IaaS
16 19 (3.07%) Cloud Computing
17 16 (2.58%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 59 (9.53%) DNS
2 28 (4.52%) VPN
3 25 (4.04%) SSL
4 24 (3.88%) HTTP
5 20 (3.23%) TCP/IP
6 16 (2.58%) DHCP
7 15 (2.42%) Firewall
7 15 (2.42%) Internet
8 11 (1.78%) SSH
9 5 (0.81%) Network Security
10 3 (0.48%) DAB
11 2 (0.32%) LAN
11 2 (0.32%) WAN
12 1 (0.16%) Kerberos
12 1 (0.16%) OpenLDAP
12 1 (0.16%) OpenVPN
12 1 (0.16%) OPNsense
12 1 (0.16%) Remote Desktop
12 1 (0.16%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (10.02%) MySQL
2 60 (9.69%) Big Data
3 49 (7.92%) NoSQL
4 42 (6.79%) Amazon RDS
5 35 (5.65%) MongoDB
6 28 (4.52%) Hadoop
7 25 (4.04%) Neo4j
7 25 (4.04%) SQL Server
8 22 (3.55%) Apache Cassandra
9 21 (3.39%) Redis
10 20 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
11 18 (2.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 12 (1.94%) HAWQ
12 12 (1.94%) Pentaho
12 12 (1.94%) Spark SQL
13 9 (1.45%) Amazon Redshift
14 7 (1.13%) Amazon Athena
14 7 (1.13%) Cosmos DB
15 3 (0.48%) BigQuery
15 3 (0.48%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 260 (42.00%) Jenkins
2 93 (15.02%) Git (software)
3 47 (7.59%) Vagrant
4 31 (5.01%) TeamCity
5 30 (4.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 16 (2.58%) Maven
6 16 (2.58%) SonarQube
7 15 (2.42%) JIRA
8 12 (1.94%) Artifactory
8 12 (1.94%) Cucumber
9 10 (1.62%) Octopus Deploy
10 9 (1.45%) GitLab
11 8 (1.29%) CircleCI
11 8 (1.29%) Hudson
11 8 (1.29%) Mercurial
12 7 (1.13%) GoCD
13 6 (0.97%) Subversion
13 6 (0.97%) Travis CI
14 5 (0.81%) Chocolatey
15 4 (0.65%) JMeter
General
1 74 (11.95%) Finance
2 23 (3.72%) Publishing
3 21 (3.39%) Marketing
4 18 (2.91%) Manufacturing
5 17 (2.75%) Retail
6 13 (2.10%) Banking
7 12 (1.94%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.78%) Electronics
9 10 (1.62%) Advertising
10 5 (0.81%) Games
11 3 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.32%) Law
13 1 (0.16%) Digital Economy
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (17.93%) Web Services
2 43 (6.95%) Node.js
3 28 (4.52%) Elastic Stack
4 27 (4.36%) LAMP
5 22 (3.55%) Kafka
6 14 (2.26%) LDAP
6 14 (2.26%) Middleware
7 13 (2.10%) .NET
7 13 (2.10%) RabbitMQ
8 12 (1.94%) XML
9 11 (1.78%) RESTful
10 10 (1.62%) LEMP Stack
11 8 (1.29%) JSON
11 8 (1.29%) Redux
12 7 (1.13%) Spark Streaming
12 7 (1.13%) Velocity
13 6 (0.97%) Ruby on Rails
14 4 (0.65%) .NET Core
14 4 (0.65%) Dropwizard
14 4 (0.65%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 53 (8.56%) Fintech
2 33 (5.33%) Public Cloud
3 20 (3.23%) Private Cloud
3 20 (3.23%) Semantic Web
4 16 (2.58%) Data Centre
5 14 (2.26%) Linux Command Line
6 13 (2.10%) Greenfield Project
7 11 (1.78%) Hybrid Cloud
8 10 (1.62%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (1.13%) Blog
10 7 (1.13%) Cloud Native
11 6 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.97%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.81%) Clustering
12 5 (0.81%) iPhone
13 4 (0.65%) Driving Licence
13 4 (0.65%) Internet of Things
14 3 (0.48%) Smart Home
14 3 (0.48%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 472 (76.25%) Linux
2 84 (13.57%) Windows
3 59 (9.53%) Unix
4 53 (8.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 37 (5.98%) CentOS
6 29 (4.68%) Ubuntu
7 12 (1.94%) Windows Server
8 7 (1.13%) Amazon Linux
8 7 (1.13%) Debian
9 5 (0.81%) Android
10 3 (0.48%) CoreOS
10 3 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.32%) Mesosphere
12 1 (0.16%) Fedora
12 1 (0.16%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 619 (100.00%) DevOps
2 240 (38.77%) Configuration Management
3 190 (30.69%) Continuous Integration
4 175 (28.27%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (10.50%) Open Source
6 64 (10.34%) Software Engineering
7 63 (10.18%) Deployment Automation
8 58 (9.37%) High Availability
9 51 (8.24%) Continuous Delivery
10 50 (8.08%) Continuous Deployment
11 42 (6.79%) E-Commerce
12 40 (6.46%) Microservices
13 37 (5.98%) Task Automation
14 36 (5.82%) Migration
15 33 (5.33%) Analytics
15 33 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
16 31 (5.01%) Problem-Solving
17 30 (4.85%) Cloud Operations
18 29 (4.68%) Performance Tuning
19 28 (4.52%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 385 (62.20%) Python
2 186 (30.05%) Bash Shell
3 176 (28.43%) Ruby
4 146 (23.59%) Java
5 63 (10.18%) SQL
6 62 (10.02%) Perl
7 59 (9.53%) PowerShell
8 41 (6.62%) Go
9 36 (5.82%) PHP
10 27 (4.36%) C#
11 23 (3.72%) JavaScript
12 18 (2.91%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.13%) Scala
14 6 (0.97%) C++
15 5 (0.81%) VBScript
16 4 (0.65%) Groovy
16 4 (0.65%) Java 8
17 1 (0.16%) Erlang
17 1 (0.16%) Haskell
17 1 (0.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 73 (11.79%) AWS Certification
2 17 (2.75%) Degree
3 6 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (0.81%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.48%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.16%) LPIC
6 1 (0.16%) OSCP
6 1 (0.16%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.62%) QA
2 11 (1.78%) GCP
3 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 283 (45.72%) Docker
2 14 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.10%) Apache Flume
3 13 (2.10%) vSphere
4 12 (1.94%) NFS
4 12 (1.94%) Samba
5 9 (1.45%) Active Directory
6 8 (1.29%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.48%) pfSense
8 3 (0.48%) Varnish
9 2 (0.32%) FreeRADIUS
9 2 (0.32%) KVM
9 2 (0.32%) LXC
9 2 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.16%) etcd
10 1 (0.16%) HDFS
10 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 347 (56.06%) Ansible
2 332 (53.63%) Puppet
3 253 (40.87%) Opscode Chef
4 210 (33.93%) Terraform
5 144 (23.26%) Kubernetes
6 67 (10.82%) Salt
7 59 (9.53%) Packer
8 24 (3.88%) Nagios
9 21 (3.39%) Docker Swarm
10 14 (2.26%) Cobbler
11 12 (1.94%) Check_MK
12 10 (1.62%) Prometheus
12 10 (1.62%) ZABBIX
13 9 (1.45%) Grafana
13 9 (1.45%) Rancher
14 7 (1.13%) Consul
14 7 (1.13%) Kibana
15 6 (0.97%) Mesos
16 5 (0.81%) Graphite
16 5 (0.81%) Icinga
Vendors
1 54 (8.72%) Google
2 51 (8.24%) Red Hat
3 38 (6.14%) SaltStack
4 30 (4.85%) Microsoft
5 21 (3.39%) Cloudera
5 21 (3.39%) Hortonworks
6 20 (3.23%) IBM
7 19 (3.07%) Informatica
7 19 (3.07%) Talend
7 19 (3.07%) VMware
8 16 (2.58%) New Relic
9 12 (1.94%) Greenplum
9 12 (1.94%) MuleSoft
10 11 (1.78%) SAP
11 10 (1.62%) AppDynamics
11 10 (1.62%) Splunk
12 7 (1.13%) hybris
13 5 (0.81%) Cisco
13 5 (0.81%) Oracle
14 4 (0.65%) Rackspace