Period
to 6 May 2021

The median annual salary for an AWS DevOps Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 356 554 567
Rank change year-on-year +198 +13 +91
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS DevOps Engineer 724 435 685
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.82% 0.43% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.45% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 670 394 642
10th Percentile £38,750 £45,000 £50,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £55,000 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -14.29% - +12.00%
75th Percentile £76,250 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £85,125 £100,000 £89,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +11.63%

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 81,772 97,376 141,089
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.84% 95.32% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 63,439 79,050 113,190
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,000 £38,750 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +182 644 £60,000 -14.29% 103
UK excluding London +254 386 £52,500 -12.50% 49
London +62 292 £72,500 -6.45% 59
North of England +153 220 £56,250 -2.17% 18
Work from Home +21 219 £47,500 -20.83% 37
Yorkshire +80 139 £57,500 -4.17% 10
North West +91 71 £55,000 -8.33% 6
South West +9 44 £55,000 +15.79% 9
Midlands +34 37 £57,500 -4.17% 6
Scotland +23 33 £47,500 -13.64% 2
South East +65 30 £62,500 +4.17% 5
West Midlands -1 20 £60,000 - 6
East Midlands +20 13 £50,000 -16.67%
Wales +40 11 £47,500 -5.00% 2
North East +13 10 £53,750 +16.22% 2
Northern Ireland +14 6 £35,000 - 1
East of England +12 5 £65,000 +8.33% 6

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 724 (100.00%) DevOps
2 628 (86.74%) AWS
3 554 (76.52%) Terraform
4 486 (67.13%) Kubernetes
5 466 (64.36%) Docker
6 408 (56.35%) Linux
7 363 (50.14%) Agile Software Development
8 317 (43.78%) Infrastructure as Code
9 297 (41.02%) Python
9 297 (41.02%) Puppet
10 265 (36.60%) AWS CloudFormation
11 251 (34.67%) Opscode Chef
12 242 (33.43%) Ansible
13 193 (26.66%) Deployment Automation
14 191 (26.38%) Jenkins
14 191 (26.38%) Continuous Integration
15 181 (25.00%) Git (software)
16 153 (21.13%) Configuration Management
17 129 (17.82%) Scrum
18 127 (17.54%) Migration
19 106 (14.64%) Azure
20 105 (14.50%) Serverless
20 105 (14.50%) Go
20 105 (14.50%) AWS Certification
21 96 (13.26%) Amazon EKS
21 96 (13.26%) Bash Shell
21 96 (13.26%) Ruby
22 95 (13.12%) Finance
23 85 (11.74%) Microservices
24 84 (11.60%) Social Skills

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 15 (2.07%) Apache
2 13 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (1.80%) IIS
3 10 (1.38%) Apache Spark
4 8 (1.10%) Confluence
5 5 (0.69%) nginx
6 3 (0.41%) Drupal
7 2 (0.28%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.28%) WordPress
8 1 (0.14%) CMS
8 1 (0.14%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.14%) Traefik
Applications
1 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.28%) Magento
2 1 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 628 (86.74%) AWS
2 265 (36.60%) AWS CloudFormation
3 106 (14.64%) Azure
4 105 (14.50%) Serverless
5 96 (13.26%) Amazon EKS
6 75 (10.36%) SaaS
7 72 (9.94%) PaaS
8 66 (9.12%) Pulumi
9 62 (8.56%) AWS Lambda
9 62 (8.56%) IaaS
10 58 (8.01%) GCP
11 54 (7.46%) Amazon EC2
12 51 (7.04%) Amazon ECS
12 51 (7.04%) GitHub
13 39 (5.39%) Amazon S3
14 28 (3.87%) AWS CodeDeploy
15 26 (3.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 23 (3.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 22 (3.04%) Amazon ELB
17 22 (3.04%) AWS CodeBuild
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.07%) DNS
2 12 (1.66%) VPN
3 10 (1.38%) Firewall
4 4 (0.55%) OpenVPN
4 4 (0.55%) SSL
4 4 (0.55%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.41%) Broadband
5 3 (0.41%) DHCP
5 3 (0.41%) Multicast
5 3 (0.41%) Network Security
5 3 (0.41%) tcpdump
5 3 (0.41%) VLAN
6 2 (0.28%) FTP
6 2 (0.28%) HTTP
6 2 (0.28%) Internet
6 2 (0.28%) SMTP
6 2 (0.28%) SSH
7 1 (0.14%) BGP
7 1 (0.14%) OSPF
7 1 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (4.28%) Amazon RDS
2 25 (3.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 21 (2.90%) MySQL
3 21 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (1.66%) SQL Server
5 11 (1.52%) Big Data
6 10 (1.38%) MongoDB
7 7 (0.97%) NoSQL
8 6 (0.83%) Relational Database
9 5 (0.69%) Redis
10 3 (0.41%) Amazon Aurora
10 3 (0.41%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.28%) BigQuery
11 2 (0.28%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.28%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.14%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (0.14%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.14%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.14%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.14%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 191 (26.38%) Jenkins
2 181 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 77 (10.64%) GitLab
4 33 (4.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 27 (3.73%) TeamCity
6 24 (3.31%) JIRA
7 12 (1.66%) Bitbucket
8 8 (1.10%) Artifactory
8 8 (1.10%) CircleCI
8 8 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (0.69%) SonarQube
9 5 (0.69%) Subversion
10 4 (0.55%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.41%) Travis CI
11 3 (0.41%) Vagrant
12 1 (0.14%) Gradle
12 1 (0.14%) Terragrunt
12 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 95 (13.12%) Finance
2 84 (11.60%) Social Skills
3 32 (4.42%) Banking
4 25 (3.45%) Public Sector
5 13 (1.80%) Games
6 8 (1.10%) Retail
7 7 (0.97%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.83%) Electronics
8 6 (0.83%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.83%) Marketing
9 4 (0.55%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.41%) Advertising
10 3 (0.41%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.41%) Law
11 2 (0.28%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (0.28%) Front Office
11 2 (0.28%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.28%) Legal
12 1 (0.14%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (7.46%) Node.js
2 36 (4.97%) Web Services
3 30 (4.14%) .NET
4 23 (3.18%) Elastic Stack
5 21 (2.90%) Kafka
6 17 (2.35%) Lambda Expressions
7 8 (1.10%) Velocity
8 4 (0.55%) .NET Framework
8 4 (0.55%) LAMP
8 4 (0.55%) LAPP Stack
8 4 (0.55%) LEMP Stack
8 4 (0.55%) RESTful
9 3 (0.41%) .NET Core
9 3 (0.41%) YAML
10 2 (0.28%) Apache Flex
10 2 (0.28%) gRPC
10 2 (0.28%) JSON
10 2 (0.28%) Protocol Buffers
10 2 (0.28%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (0.28%) React
Miscellaneous
1 60 (8.29%) Enterprise Cloud
2 35 (4.83%) Cloud Native
3 34 (4.70%) Public Cloud
4 24 (3.31%) Greenfield Project
5 17 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (1.38%) NHS
7 9 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (0.83%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.55%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.41%) Clustering
10 3 (0.41%) Grid Computing
10 3 (0.41%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.28%) Equities
11 2 (0.28%) PMI
11 2 (0.28%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.14%) FMCG
12 1 (0.14%) iPad
12 1 (0.14%) Marketing Technology
12 1 (0.14%) Online Games
12 1 (0.14%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 408 (56.35%) Linux
2 60 (8.29%) Windows
3 35 (4.83%) Unix
4 17 (2.35%) Windows Server
5 15 (2.07%) CentOS
5 15 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.24%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.41%) Amazon Linux
7 3 (0.41%) CoreOS
7 3 (0.41%) Debian
7 3 (0.41%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.41%) VMS
8 2 (0.28%) zOS
9 1 (0.14%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 724 (100.00%) DevOps
2 363 (50.14%) Agile Software Development
3 317 (43.78%) Infrastructure as Code
4 193 (26.66%) Deployment Automation
5 191 (26.38%) Continuous Integration
6 153 (21.13%) Configuration Management
7 129 (17.82%) Scrum
8 127 (17.54%) Migration
9 85 (11.74%) Microservices
10 82 (11.33%) Problem-Solving
11 67 (9.25%) Fintech
12 64 (8.84%) Software Engineering
13 56 (7.73%) Test Automation
14 36 (4.97%) TDD
15 34 (4.70%) Load Balancing
16 32 (4.42%) Infrastructure Automation
16 32 (4.42%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 26 (3.59%) Computer Science
18 25 (3.45%) Continuous Deployment
18 25 (3.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 297 (41.02%) Python
2 105 (14.50%) Go
3 96 (13.26%) Bash Shell
3 96 (13.26%) Ruby
4 70 (9.67%) Java
5 56 (7.73%) PowerShell
6 33 (4.56%) JavaScript
7 29 (4.01%) SQL
8 27 (3.73%) C#
9 22 (3.04%) Perl
10 16 (2.21%) PHP
11 10 (1.38%) VB.NET
12 8 (1.10%) Groovy
13 4 (0.55%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.41%) C
15 2 (0.28%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.14%) Bourne shell
16 1 (0.14%) Clojure
16 1 (0.14%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 105 (14.50%) AWS Certification
2 72 (9.94%) Security Cleared
3 51 (7.04%) SC Cleared
4 18 (2.49%) Degree
5 7 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.55%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.28%) MCSA
8 2 (0.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (0.97%) Data Quality
1 7 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (0.55%) GDPR
2 4 (0.55%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.41%) QA
4 2 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.28%) EMIR
4 2 (0.28%) MiFID
System Software
1 466 (64.36%) Docker
2 14 (1.93%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.55%) vSphere
6 3 (0.41%) iptables
7 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 554 (76.52%) Terraform
2 486 (67.13%) Kubernetes
3 297 (41.02%) Puppet
4 251 (34.67%) Opscode Chef
5 242 (33.43%) Ansible
6 26 (3.59%) Prometheus
7 21 (2.90%) CFEngine
8 15 (2.07%) Grafana
9 14 (1.93%) Packer
10 6 (0.83%) logstash
11 5 (0.69%) Nagios
11 5 (0.69%) Proxmox
12 4 (0.55%) Failover Clustering
12 4 (0.55%) Graylog
12 4 (0.55%) Opsgenie
13 3 (0.41%) Mesos
14 2 (0.28%) Consul
14 2 (0.28%) Istio
14 2 (0.28%) Kibana
14 2 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 63 (8.70%) SaltStack
2 32 (4.42%) Google
3 16 (2.21%) Microsoft
4 13 (1.80%) Splunk
5 12 (1.66%) Red Hat
6 11 (1.52%) VMware
7 7 (0.97%) Atlassian
7 7 (0.97%) SAP
8 5 (0.69%) Cisco
8 5 (0.69%) Oracle
9 4 (0.55%) Dynatrace
10 3 (0.41%) Facebook
10 3 (0.41%) Juniper
10 3 (0.41%) New Relic
10 3 (0.41%) Palo Alto
11 1 (0.14%) F5
11 1 (0.14%) Hortonworks
11 1 (0.14%) hybris
11 1 (0.14%) Planview
11 1 (0.14%) SolarWinds