Period
to 24 November 2020

The median annual salary for an AWS DevOps Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 November 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
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 287 610 632
Rank change year-on-year +323 +22 +72
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS DevOps Engineer 603 521 587
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.10% 0.39% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.41% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 717 540 553
Median annual salary £60,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +7.69% +13.04%
10th Percentile £38,750 £50,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -20.83% +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 51,968 128,107 154,554
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.08% 95.60% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 43,311 102,489 124,495
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
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 24 November 2020.

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 24 November 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 +306 557 £65,000 -7.14% 100
London +174 308 £75,000 +3.45% 44
UK excluding London +370 288 £47,500 -20.83% 66
Work from Home +46 163 £47,500 -32.14% 22
North of England +218 134 £55,000 -4.35% 30
Yorkshire +166 83 £55,000 - 11
South West +144 46 £50,000 -9.09% 2
North West +132 39 £50,000 -16.67% 17
Midlands +123 36 £47,500 -26.92% 10
Scotland +103 26 £47,500 -13.64% 7
West Midlands +86 20 £47,500 -20.83% 9
South East +163 19 £52,500 -19.23% 7
East Midlands +82 16 £47,500 -32.14% 1
East of England +112 12 £60,000 - 7
North East +24 12 £57,500 +7.98% 2
Wales +56 10 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Northern Ireland +25 5 £35,000 -50.00% 2

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 603 (100.00%) DevOps
2 540 (89.55%) AWS
3 406 (67.33%) Terraform
4 383 (63.52%) Docker
5 364 (60.36%) Kubernetes
6 353 (58.54%) Linux
7 257 (42.62%) Python
8 256 (42.45%) Agile Software Development
9 240 (39.80%) Puppet
10 226 (37.48%) AWS CloudFormation
11 204 (33.83%) Infrastructure as Code
12 199 (33.00%) Opscode Chef
13 188 (31.18%) Ansible
14 178 (29.52%) Jenkins
15 171 (28.36%) Continuous Integration
16 158 (26.20%) Git (software)
17 143 (23.71%) Deployment Automation
18 131 (21.72%) Migration
19 123 (20.40%) Scrum
20 103 (17.08%) Configuration Management
21 100 (16.58%) Serverless
22 91 (15.09%) Azure
23 83 (13.76%) Fintech
24 77 (12.77%) AWS Lambda
25 72 (11.94%) Bash Shell
26 71 (11.77%) Amazon EC2
27 70 (11.61%) Ruby
28 68 (11.28%) Go
29 66 (10.95%) GitLab
30 65 (10.78%) Java

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 17 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (1.82%) Confluence
3 9 (1.49%) Apache
4 5 (0.83%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.66%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.66%) nginx
6 2 (0.33%) Ethereum
7 1 (0.17%) Drupal
7 1 (0.17%) IIS
7 1 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.66%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.17%) Magento
2 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 540 (89.55%) AWS
2 226 (37.48%) AWS CloudFormation
3 100 (16.58%) Serverless
4 91 (15.09%) Azure
5 77 (12.77%) AWS Lambda
6 71 (11.77%) Amazon EC2
7 61 (10.12%) Amazon S3
8 60 (9.95%) Amazon EKS
9 57 (9.45%) GCP
10 51 (8.46%) SaaS
11 42 (6.97%) Amazon ELB
12 39 (6.47%) GitHub
13 38 (6.30%) Route 53
13 38 (6.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 36 (5.97%) AWS CodeDeploy
15 34 (5.64%) Amazon ECS
15 34 (5.64%) PaaS
16 31 (5.14%) IaaS
17 26 (4.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 15 (2.49%) AWS CodeBuild
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.81%) DNS
2 16 (2.65%) Firewall
3 10 (1.66%) HTTP
4 9 (1.49%) Network Security
5 8 (1.33%) FTP
5 8 (1.33%) SMTP
5 8 (1.33%) SSH
5 8 (1.33%) VPN
6 7 (1.16%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.66%) SAN
8 2 (0.33%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.33%) Internet
8 2 (0.33%) SSL
9 1 (0.17%) DSL
9 1 (0.17%) FIX Connectivity
9 1 (0.17%) Multicast
9 1 (0.17%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (5.64%) Amazon RDS
2 33 (5.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 21 (3.48%) SQL Server
4 18 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (2.82%) MySQL
6 16 (2.65%) NoSQL
7 14 (2.32%) Big Data
8 12 (1.99%) MongoDB
9 7 (1.16%) Redis
9 7 (1.16%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.33%) Amazon Athena
10 2 (0.33%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.33%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.17%) BigQuery
11 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 178 (29.52%) Jenkins
2 158 (26.20%) Git (software)
3 66 (10.95%) GitLab
4 39 (6.47%) TeamCity
5 22 (3.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 22 (3.65%) JIRA
6 18 (2.99%) Bitbucket
7 12 (1.99%) CircleCI
8 10 (1.66%) Subversion
9 9 (1.49%) Selenium
9 9 (1.49%) SonarQube
10 8 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (1.00%) Travis CI
12 5 (0.83%) Vagrant
13 4 (0.66%) Artifactory
13 4 (0.66%) Snyk
14 3 (0.50%) Cypress.io
14 3 (0.50%) Maven
14 3 (0.50%) Mocha
14 3 (0.50%) TestCafe
General
1 64 (10.61%) Finance
2 23 (3.81%) Games
3 21 (3.48%) Banking
4 19 (3.15%) Public Sector
5 8 (1.33%) Law
6 5 (0.83%) Advertising
6 5 (0.83%) Front Office
6 5 (0.83%) Investment Banking
6 5 (0.83%) Retail
7 3 (0.50%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.50%) Legal
7 3 (0.50%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.33%) Back Office
8 2 (0.33%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (5.97%) .NET
2 30 (4.98%) Web Services
3 26 (4.31%) Kafka
4 25 (4.15%) Node.js
5 13 (2.16%) .NET Framework
6 12 (1.99%) Elastic Stack
7 6 (1.00%) Lambda Expressions
8 5 (0.83%) Apache Flex
8 5 (0.83%) React
9 3 (0.50%) Chai
9 3 (0.50%) CSS
9 3 (0.50%) Express
9 3 (0.50%) GatsbyJS
9 3 (0.50%) Grails
9 3 (0.50%) HTML
9 3 (0.50%) HTML5
9 3 (0.50%) HTML5 Canvas
9 3 (0.50%) Jest
9 3 (0.50%) Pixi.js
9 3 (0.50%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 32 (5.31%) Cloud Native
2 31 (5.14%) Enterprise Cloud
3 30 (4.98%) Public Cloud
4 17 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
5 16 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (1.66%) FMCG
7 6 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (0.83%) Equities
9 4 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (0.66%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.66%) Video on Demand
10 3 (0.50%) PMI
10 3 (0.50%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.33%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.33%) Grid Computing
11 2 (0.33%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.33%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.33%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.33%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 353 (58.54%) Linux
2 64 (10.61%) Windows
3 37 (6.14%) Unix
4 21 (3.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (2.99%) Windows Server
6 13 (2.16%) CentOS
7 8 (1.33%) Ubuntu
8 6 (1.00%) CoreOS
9 5 (0.83%) zOS
10 3 (0.50%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.50%) VMS
11 1 (0.17%) Debian
11 1 (0.17%) Solaris
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 603 (100.00%) DevOps
2 256 (42.45%) Agile Software Development
3 204 (33.83%) Infrastructure as Code
4 171 (28.36%) Continuous Integration
5 143 (23.71%) Deployment Automation
6 131 (21.72%) Migration
7 123 (20.40%) Scrum
8 103 (17.08%) Configuration Management
9 83 (13.76%) Fintech
10 62 (10.28%) Microservices
11 56 (9.29%) Problem-Solving
12 47 (7.79%) Software Engineering
13 38 (6.30%) TDD
14 32 (5.31%) Test Automation
15 25 (4.15%) Auto-Scaling
16 24 (3.98%) Open Source
17 22 (3.65%) Infrastructure Automation
18 21 (3.48%) Mentoring
19 20 (3.32%) Data Science
20 19 (3.15%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 257 (42.62%) Python
2 72 (11.94%) Bash Shell
3 70 (11.61%) Ruby
4 68 (11.28%) Go
5 65 (10.78%) Java
6 35 (5.80%) PowerShell
7 34 (5.64%) C#
8 26 (4.31%) JavaScript
9 18 (2.99%) Perl
10 17 (2.82%) SQL
11 13 (2.16%) VB.NET
12 11 (1.82%) Groovy
13 9 (1.49%) PHP
14 5 (0.83%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.66%) C++
15 4 (0.66%) F#
16 3 (0.50%) ES6
16 3 (0.50%) TypeScript
17 2 (0.33%) Kotlin
18 1 (0.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 52 (8.62%) AWS Certification
2 50 (8.29%) Security Cleared
3 46 (7.63%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.49%) Degree
5 9 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.50%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.17%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.00%) QA
3 5 (0.83%) Dodd-Frank
3 5 (0.83%) EMIR
3 5 (0.83%) GDPR
3 5 (0.83%) MiFID
4 1 (0.17%) NIST
4 1 (0.17%) NIST 800
4 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 383 (63.52%) Docker
2 3 (0.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.33%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.17%) GlusterFS
4 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.17%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 406 (67.33%) Terraform
2 364 (60.36%) Kubernetes
3 240 (39.80%) Puppet
4 199 (33.00%) Opscode Chef
5 188 (31.18%) Ansible
6 20 (3.32%) Prometheus
7 15 (2.49%) Grafana
8 10 (1.66%) Single Sign-On
9 9 (1.49%) Nagios
9 9 (1.49%) Salt
10 6 (1.00%) CFEngine
10 6 (1.00%) Packer
11 5 (0.83%) Istio
12 4 (0.66%) HP Fortify
13 3 (0.50%) Kibana
13 3 (0.50%) logstash
13 3 (0.50%) Marathon
13 3 (0.50%) Mesos
14 1 (0.17%) Graphite
14 1 (0.17%) Rancher
Vendors
1 31 (5.14%) SaltStack
2 26 (4.31%) Google
3 14 (2.32%) Dynatrace
3 14 (2.32%) New Relic
4 11 (1.82%) Red Hat
4 11 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (1.82%) Splunk
5 10 (1.66%) Adobe
5 10 (1.66%) hybris
5 10 (1.66%) SAP
6 9 (1.49%) Microsoft
7 8 (1.33%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.66%) EMC
8 4 (0.66%) Hitachi
9 2 (0.33%) Cisco
9 2 (0.33%) Juniper
9 2 (0.33%) Palo Alto
9 2 (0.33%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.17%) Fidessa
10 1 (0.17%) Trayport