Period
to 23 May 2019

The median annual salary for an AWS DevOps Engineer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 May 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
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 536 649 805
Rank change year-on-year +113 +156 +120
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS DevOps Engineer 722 616 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.50% 0.36% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.37% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 672 547 317
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £42,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £84,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -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 138,276 165,708 163,272
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.00% 96.42% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 109,719 134,905 135,119
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,448 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +116 708 £70,000 +7.69% 125
London +126 490 £75,000 +7.14% 77
UK excluding London +81 217 £60,000 +14.29% 53
North of England -2 79 £60,000 +14.29% 15
South East +47 66 £78,750 +55.94% 12
North West +31 47 £60,000 +9.09% 10
Yorkshire +5 32 £60,000 +14.29% 5
Midlands +46 31 £60,000 +4.35% 8
West Midlands +40 26 £60,000 -4.00% 7
South West +38 23 £50,000 -13.04% 3
East of England +73 15 £46,000 -33.09% 10
East Midlands +19 5 £70,000 +40.00% 1
Northern Ireland -24 2 £70,000 +100.00% 1
Scotland +15 1 - - 4

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

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 722 (100.00%) DevOps
2 635 (87.95%) Amazon AWS
3 472 (65.37%) Linux
4 459 (63.57%) Python
5 432 (59.83%) Docker
6 422 (58.45%) Ansible
7 299 (41.41%) Terraform
8 292 (40.44%) Puppet
9 291 (40.30%) Kubernetes
10 281 (38.92%) Jenkins
11 261 (36.15%) Agile Software Development
12 240 (33.24%) Configuration Management
13 214 (29.64%) Bash Shell
14 210 (29.09%) Opscode Chef
15 208 (28.81%) Microsoft Azure
16 205 (28.39%) Continuous Integration
17 172 (23.82%) Finance
18 149 (20.64%) Git (software)
19 146 (20.22%) Java
19 146 (20.22%) Google Cloud Platform
20 142 (19.67%) Ruby
21 141 (19.53%) Infrastructure as Code
22 126 (17.45%) Unix
23 123 (17.04%) Windows
24 107 (14.82%) Perl
25 89 (12.33%) Google
26 87 (12.05%) Web Services
27 86 (11.91%) SaaS
28 85 (11.77%) TeamCity
29 79 (10.94%) AWS CloudFormation

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 25 (3.46%) Tomcat
2 20 (2.77%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (2.49%) Apache Spark
4 16 (2.22%) Apache
4 16 (2.22%) Apache Pig
5 10 (1.39%) JBoss
5 10 (1.39%) WebLogic
6 6 (0.83%) IIS
7 4 (0.55%) Confluence
7 4 (0.55%) nginx
7 4 (0.55%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.42%) Drupal
9 2 (0.28%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.28%) WordPress
10 1 (0.14%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 635 (87.95%) Amazon AWS
2 208 (28.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 146 (20.22%) Google Cloud Platform
4 86 (11.91%) SaaS
5 79 (10.94%) AWS CloudFormation
6 75 (10.39%) IaaS
7 66 (9.14%) Amazon EC2
8 63 (8.73%) PaaS
9 55 (7.62%) Serverless
10 52 (7.20%) Amazon S3
11 46 (6.37%) AWS Lambda
12 30 (4.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 27 (3.74%) GitHub
14 26 (3.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 21 (2.91%) Route 53
16 17 (2.35%) OpenShift
17 16 (2.22%) Amazon SQS
18 15 (2.08%) Amazon ELB
19 11 (1.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
20 9 (1.25%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 66 (9.14%) Firewall
2 29 (4.02%) TCP/IP
3 25 (3.46%) DNS
4 11 (1.52%) Network Security
5 10 (1.39%) VPN
6 9 (1.25%) IPv4
6 9 (1.25%) IPv6
7 8 (1.11%) HTTP
7 8 (1.11%) SSL
8 7 (0.97%) Internet
9 5 (0.69%) SMTP
10 4 (0.55%) SSH
11 3 (0.42%) FTP
11 3 (0.42%) LAN
11 3 (0.42%) WAN
12 1 (0.14%) Bluetooth
12 1 (0.14%) DHCP
12 1 (0.14%) IPsec
12 1 (0.14%) NFC
12 1 (0.14%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (6.93%) Big Data
2 42 (5.82%) MySQL
3 30 (4.16%) Amazon RDS
4 25 (3.46%) PostgreSQL
5 24 (3.32%) MongoDB
5 24 (3.32%) NoSQL
5 24 (3.32%) SQL Server
6 19 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 19 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
6 19 (2.63%) Hadoop
7 13 (1.80%) Relational Database
8 11 (1.52%) RDBMS
9 10 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (1.25%) Amazon Redshift
11 6 (0.83%) Blockchain
12 4 (0.55%) MariaDB
13 3 (0.42%) Amazon Athena
13 3 (0.42%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 281 (38.92%) Jenkins
2 149 (20.64%) Git (software)
3 85 (11.77%) TeamCity
4 61 (8.45%) Maven
5 51 (7.06%) Ant
5 51 (7.06%) CircleCI
6 47 (6.51%) Codeship
6 47 (6.51%) Gradle
7 36 (4.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 29 (4.02%) Visual Studio Team System
9 22 (3.05%) Octopus Deploy
10 19 (2.63%) GitLab
11 17 (2.35%) git-flow
12 15 (2.08%) Bitbucket
13 13 (1.80%) JIRA
14 12 (1.66%) RSpec
15 9 (1.25%) Sonatype Nexus
15 9 (1.25%) Subversion
15 9 (1.25%) Visual Studio
16 8 (1.11%) Vagrant
General
1 172 (23.82%) Finance
2 49 (6.79%) Financial Institution
3 33 (4.57%) Retail
4 28 (3.88%) Games
5 24 (3.32%) Law
6 17 (2.35%) Banking
7 15 (2.08%) Telecoms
8 7 (0.97%) Publishing
9 5 (0.69%) Marketing
10 1 (0.14%) Advertising
10 1 (0.14%) Back Office
10 1 (0.14%) Billing
10 1 (0.14%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.14%) Front Office
10 1 (0.14%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (12.05%) Web Services
2 64 (8.86%) .NET
3 44 (6.09%) Elastic Stack
4 26 (3.60%) Node.js
5 19 (2.63%) Kafka
6 10 (1.39%) RabbitMQ
6 10 (1.39%) RESTful
7 9 (1.25%) ASP.NET
8 8 (1.11%) React
9 7 (0.97%) .NET Core
9 7 (0.97%) Jinja
10 6 (0.83%) LAMP
11 4 (0.55%) AngularJS
11 4 (0.55%) Laravel
11 4 (0.55%) Vue.js
12 3 (0.42%) Gherkin
12 3 (0.42%) LDAP
12 3 (0.42%) SAML
12 3 (0.42%) Sensu
13 2 (0.28%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 75 (10.39%) Public Cloud
2 68 (9.42%) Fintech
3 55 (7.62%) Data Centre
4 41 (5.68%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (2.35%) Cloud Native
6 16 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
7 14 (1.94%) Hybrid Cloud
7 14 (1.94%) Semantic Web
8 12 (1.66%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (1.52%) Private Cloud
10 8 (1.11%) Algorithms
10 8 (1.11%) User Experience
11 4 (0.55%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.42%) Hedge funds
12 3 (0.42%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.42%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (0.42%) Video\Live Streaming
13 2 (0.28%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.28%) Social Media
13 2 (0.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 472 (65.37%) Linux
2 126 (17.45%) Unix
3 123 (17.04%) Windows
4 22 (3.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (2.91%) CentOS
6 19 (2.63%) Windows Server
7 14 (1.94%) Ubuntu
8 7 (0.97%) DC/OS
9 6 (0.83%) Amazon Linux
9 6 (0.83%) Debian
10 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.28%) Android
11 2 (0.28%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.14%) HPUX
12 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 722 (100.00%) DevOps
2 261 (36.15%) Agile Software Development
3 240 (33.24%) Configuration Management
4 205 (28.39%) Continuous Integration
5 141 (19.53%) Infrastructure as Code
6 75 (10.39%) Open Source
7 71 (9.83%) Continuous Delivery
8 64 (8.86%) Microservices
9 63 (8.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 63 (8.73%) Software Engineering
10 59 (8.17%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 58 (8.03%) Deployment Automation
12 46 (6.37%) Software Delivery
13 45 (6.23%) Machine Learning
13 45 (6.23%) Migration
14 42 (5.82%) Problem-Solving
15 41 (5.68%) Mentoring
16 37 (5.12%) Scrum
17 36 (4.99%) Load Balancing
18 35 (4.85%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 459 (63.57%) Python
2 214 (29.64%) Bash Shell
3 146 (20.22%) Java
4 142 (19.67%) Ruby
5 107 (14.82%) Perl
6 66 (9.14%) SQL
7 54 (7.48%) Go
8 46 (6.37%) PowerShell
9 34 (4.71%) JavaScript
10 29 (4.02%) PHP
10 29 (4.02%) Shell Script
11 25 (3.46%) C#
12 22 (3.05%) Groovy
13 21 (2.91%) C++
13 21 (2.91%) Scala
14 4 (0.55%) Java 8
15 3 (0.42%) Korn
16 2 (0.28%) TypeScript
17 1 (0.14%) C
17 1 (0.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (7.48%) AWS Certification
2 27 (3.74%) Degree
3 14 (1.94%) Security Cleared
4 6 (0.83%) CCNA
4 6 (0.83%) CCNP
4 6 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.55%) PhD
5 4 (0.55%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.08%) QA
2 2 (0.28%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.14%) PSD2
System Software
1 432 (59.83%) Docker
2 47 (6.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (4.16%) Hyper-V
4 19 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (1.39%) Active Directory
5 10 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.28%) KVM
7 1 (0.14%) Varnish
7 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 422 (58.45%) Ansible
2 299 (41.41%) Terraform
3 292 (40.44%) Puppet
4 291 (40.30%) Kubernetes
5 210 (29.09%) Opscode Chef
6 59 (8.17%) Packer
7 48 (6.65%) CFEngine
8 41 (5.68%) Salt
9 38 (5.26%) Grafana
9 38 (5.26%) Prometheus
10 33 (4.57%) Nagios
11 18 (2.49%) Consul
12 16 (2.22%) Cobbler
12 16 (2.22%) Mesos
13 15 (2.08%) Tivoli
14 12 (1.66%) Icinga
15 11 (1.52%) Graphite
16 10 (1.39%) Docker Swarm
16 10 (1.39%) ZABBIX
17 9 (1.25%) Marathon
Vendors
1 89 (12.33%) Google
2 65 (9.00%) VMware
3 49 (6.79%) Atlassian
4 35 (4.85%) Oracle
5 31 (4.29%) Red Hat
6 19 (2.63%) Microsoft
7 16 (2.22%) Cloudera
7 16 (2.22%) Splunk
8 15 (2.08%) EnterpriseDB
9 13 (1.80%) New Relic
10 11 (1.52%) SaltStack
11 10 (1.39%) Sun
12 6 (0.83%) Facebook
13 5 (0.69%) PagerDuty
14 3 (0.42%) NetApp
15 2 (0.28%) Rackspace
16 1 (0.14%) Cisco
16 1 (0.14%) F5
16 1 (0.14%) LogRhythm
16 1 (0.14%) Sybase