Period
to 15 January 2019

The median annual salary for an AWS DevOps Engineer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

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
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 603 652 776
Rank change year-on-year +49 +124 +258
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS DevOps Engineer 579 589 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.34% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.36% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 535 504 380
UK median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -7.69% +18.18%
10th Percentile £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +4.55%

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 144,966 165,748 169,118
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 96.17% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 115,942 134,477 140,788
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.40%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £79,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 15 January 2019.

Salary histogram for AWS DevOps Engineer in the UK

AWS DevOps Engineer
Top 14 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 15 January 2019. 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 +37 561 £70,000 +16.67% 115
London +46 340 £75,000 +15.38% 57
UK excluding London +20 226 £60,000 +9.09% 60
North of England +43 86 £60,000 +14.29% 15
South East -19 62 £67,500 +22.73% 18
Yorkshire +40 40 £57,500 +9.52% 6
North West +21 34 £60,000 +14.29% 7
Midlands +36 30 £62,500 +19.05% 12
East of England +26 24 £55,000 -8.33% 3
South West +5 16 £50,000 -12.28% 10
West Midlands +43 15 £60,000 +9.09% 10
East Midlands +2 15 £75,000 +42.86% 2
North East +12 12 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Scotland +9 9 £55,000 +57.14%

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

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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.

1 579 (100.00%) DevOps
2 501 (86.53%) Amazon AWS
3 400 (69.08%) Linux
4 341 (58.89%) Docker
5 329 (56.82%) Python
6 298 (51.47%) Ansible
7 252 (43.52%) Puppet
8 234 (40.41%) Agile Software Development
9 226 (39.03%) Jenkins
10 225 (38.86%) Kubernetes
11 213 (36.79%) Opscode Chef
12 202 (34.89%) Terraform
13 201 (34.72%) Bash Shell
14 175 (30.22%) Microsoft Azure
15 167 (28.84%) Configuration Management
16 149 (25.73%) Continuous Integration
17 122 (21.07%) Finance
18 115 (19.86%) Ruby
19 111 (19.17%) Git (software)
20 96 (16.58%) Google Cloud Platform
21 93 (16.06%) Windows
21 93 (16.06%) Java
22 87 (15.03%) Unix
23 81 (13.99%) Perl
24 80 (13.82%) SaaS
25 77 (13.30%) Web Services
26 71 (12.26%) .NET
27 70 (12.09%) SQL
27 70 (12.09%) Fintech
28 69 (11.92%) Google

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 39 (6.74%) Apache
2 33 (5.70%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (2.07%) Tomcat
4 11 (1.90%) Apache Solr
5 7 (1.21%) Apache Spark
5 7 (1.21%) nginx
5 7 (1.21%) OpenStack
6 5 (0.86%) CloudStack
6 5 (0.86%) Confluence
6 5 (0.86%) IIS
6 5 (0.86%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.69%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.52%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.35%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.17%) CMS
10 1 (0.17%) Drupal
10 1 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (1.38%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 501 (86.53%) Amazon AWS
2 175 (30.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 96 (16.58%) Google Cloud Platform
4 80 (13.82%) SaaS
5 63 (10.88%) AWS CloudFormation
6 53 (9.15%) Amazon EC2
7 41 (7.08%) Serverless
8 39 (6.74%) PaaS
9 38 (6.56%) IaaS
10 26 (4.49%) Amazon S3
10 26 (4.49%) AWS Lambda
10 26 (4.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 21 (3.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 18 (3.11%) Amazon ELB
13 17 (2.94%) CloudFront
14 15 (2.59%) GitHub
15 13 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
15 13 (2.25%) Office 365
15 13 (2.25%) Route 53
16 7 (1.21%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (10.88%) Firewall
2 21 (3.63%) DNS
3 15 (2.59%) Internet
3 15 (2.59%) TCP/IP
4 12 (2.07%) Network Security
5 11 (1.90%) OpenLDAP
5 11 (1.90%) SSL
6 8 (1.38%) VPN
7 5 (0.86%) IPv4
7 5 (0.86%) IPv6
8 4 (0.69%) SAN
9 3 (0.52%) HTTP
10 2 (0.35%) DHCP
10 2 (0.35%) SMTP
10 2 (0.35%) SSH
10 2 (0.35%) VLAN
11 1 (0.17%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.17%) RTP
11 1 (0.17%) VoIP
11 1 (0.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (8.64%) MySQL
2 46 (7.94%) NoSQL
3 44 (7.60%) MongoDB
4 34 (5.87%) PostgreSQL
5 31 (5.35%) Big Data
6 30 (5.18%) Amazon RDS
7 26 (4.49%) Apache Cassandra
8 21 (3.63%) SQL Server
9 12 (2.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 9 (1.55%) Blockchain
11 8 (1.38%) Hadoop
11 8 (1.38%) Redis
12 6 (1.04%) DB2
12 6 (1.04%) MariaDB
13 5 (0.86%) Amazon Redshift
13 5 (0.86%) InfluxDB
13 5 (0.86%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.69%) Apache Hive
15 3 (0.52%) CouchDB
15 3 (0.52%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 226 (39.03%) Jenkins
2 111 (19.17%) Git (software)
3 57 (9.84%) Maven
4 55 (9.50%) TeamCity
5 33 (5.70%) JIRA
6 31 (5.35%) Subversion
7 30 (5.18%) Gradle
8 29 (5.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 29 (5.01%) CircleCI
9 28 (4.84%) Codeship
10 27 (4.66%) Ant
11 24 (4.15%) Visual Studio Team System
12 18 (3.11%) Visual Studio
13 17 (2.94%) Cucumber
13 17 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
14 13 (2.25%) Octopus Deploy
15 12 (2.07%) Bitbucket
16 11 (1.90%) SonarQube
17 10 (1.73%) Vagrant
18 9 (1.55%) SoapUI
General
1 122 (21.07%) Finance
2 27 (4.66%) Financial Institution
3 25 (4.32%) Games
4 16 (2.76%) Law
5 13 (2.25%) Retail
6 9 (1.55%) Marketing
7 8 (1.38%) Banking
8 3 (0.52%) Military
8 3 (0.52%) Publishing
8 3 (0.52%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.35%) Automotive
10 1 (0.17%) Billing
10 1 (0.17%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.17%) Electronics
10 1 (0.17%) Front Office
10 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (13.30%) Web Services
2 71 (12.26%) .NET
3 28 (4.84%) Node.js
4 23 (3.97%) LAMP
5 20 (3.45%) Kafka
6 18 (3.11%) ASP.NET
6 18 (3.11%) Elastic Stack
7 13 (2.25%) LDAP
8 12 (2.07%) RabbitMQ
9 10 (1.73%) .NET Core
9 10 (1.73%) AngularJS
10 9 (1.55%) React
11 7 (1.21%) REST
12 6 (1.04%) J2EE
13 5 (0.86%) .NET Framework
14 4 (0.69%) LAPP Stack
15 3 (0.52%) ActiveMQ
15 3 (0.52%) HTML5
15 3 (0.52%) LEMP Stack
15 3 (0.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 70 (12.09%) Fintech
2 49 (8.46%) Public Cloud
3 39 (6.74%) Enterprise Software
4 29 (5.01%) Data Centre
5 14 (2.42%) Mobile App
6 11 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (1.73%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (1.73%) Hedge funds
8 9 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
9 8 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
10 7 (1.21%) Semantic Web
11 5 (0.86%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.86%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.52%) Clustering
12 3 (0.52%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.52%) Renewable Energy
12 3 (0.52%) Replication
12 3 (0.52%) Self-Motivation
13 2 (0.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 2 (0.35%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 400 (69.08%) Linux
2 93 (16.06%) Windows
3 87 (15.03%) Unix
4 45 (7.77%) CentOS
5 29 (5.01%) Ubuntu
6 24 (4.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (3.63%) Windows Server
8 12 (2.07%) Debian
9 9 (1.55%) Amazon Linux
10 6 (1.04%) DC/OS
10 6 (1.04%) Fedora
11 2 (0.35%) Solaris
12 1 (0.17%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.17%) openSUSE
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 579 (100.00%) DevOps
2 234 (40.41%) Agile Software Development
3 167 (28.84%) Configuration Management
4 149 (25.73%) Continuous Integration
5 65 (11.23%) Deployment Automation
6 56 (9.67%) Microservices
7 54 (9.33%) Open Source
8 52 (8.98%) Continuous Delivery
9 51 (8.81%) Test Automation
10 48 (8.29%) Scrum
11 47 (8.12%) Load Balancing
12 42 (7.25%) Problem-Solving
13 40 (6.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 39 (6.74%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 37 (6.39%) SDLC
16 35 (6.04%) E-Commerce
16 35 (6.04%) Software Engineering
17 30 (5.18%) Computer Science
18 26 (4.49%) Software Delivery
19 25 (4.32%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 329 (56.82%) Python
2 201 (34.72%) Bash Shell
3 115 (19.86%) Ruby
4 93 (16.06%) Java
5 81 (13.99%) Perl
6 70 (12.09%) SQL
7 63 (10.88%) PowerShell
8 53 (9.15%) JavaScript
8 53 (9.15%) PHP
9 34 (5.87%) C#
10 32 (5.53%) Shell Script
11 28 (4.84%) Go
12 12 (2.07%) C++
13 7 (1.21%) Korn
14 5 (0.86%) TypeScript
15 4 (0.69%) Scala
15 4 (0.69%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.52%) Groovy
17 2 (0.35%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 35 (6.04%) Degree
2 29 (5.01%) AWS Certification
3 4 (0.69%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.52%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.35%) CCNA
5 2 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.35%) RHCE
6 1 (0.17%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.73%) QA
2 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 341 (58.89%) Docker
2 45 (7.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (4.32%) Hyper-V
4 11 (1.90%) Active Directory
4 11 (1.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 6 (1.04%) Varnish
5 6 (1.04%) vSphere
6 4 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.35%) HDFS
8 2 (0.35%) KVM
8 2 (0.35%) NFS
8 2 (0.35%) QEMU
8 2 (0.35%) Samba
8 2 (0.35%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.35%) Xen
8 2 (0.35%) XenServer
9 1 (0.17%) LXC
Systems Management
1 298 (51.47%) Ansible
2 252 (43.52%) Puppet
3 225 (38.86%) Kubernetes
4 213 (36.79%) Opscode Chef
5 202 (34.89%) Terraform
6 29 (5.01%) Cobbler
6 29 (5.01%) Grafana
6 29 (5.01%) Packer
7 28 (4.84%) CFEngine
8 24 (4.15%) Salt
9 21 (3.63%) Prometheus
10 20 (3.45%) Docker Swarm
11 18 (3.11%) ZABBIX
12 17 (2.94%) Tivoli
13 14 (2.42%) Nagios
14 10 (1.73%) Kibana
15 8 (1.38%) Graylog
15 8 (1.38%) Mesos
16 7 (1.21%) logstash
17 6 (1.04%) Marathon
Vendors
1 69 (11.92%) Google
2 63 (10.88%) VMware
3 35 (6.04%) Atlassian
4 34 (5.87%) Red Hat
5 28 (4.84%) Oracle
6 17 (2.94%) EnterpriseDB
7 14 (2.42%) Splunk
8 12 (2.07%) Citrix
9 11 (1.90%) hybris
10 9 (1.55%) SAP
11 8 (1.38%) New Relic
11 8 (1.38%) PagerDuty
12 6 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (0.86%) HubSpot
13 5 (0.86%) SaltStack
13 5 (0.86%) TOWER Software
14 4 (0.69%) Cisco
15 3 (0.52%) Cloudera
15 3 (0.52%) Peoplefluent
16 2 (0.35%) Rackspace