Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for an AWS DevOps Engineer was £59,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 665 797 1086
Rank change year-on-year +132 +289 +72
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS DevOps Engineer 578 448 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.24% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.24% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 511 389 195
UK median annual salary £59,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.23% +13.04% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £46,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £83,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -4.35%

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 171362 183209 211285
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 137432 153366 175465
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +121 570 £60,000 -7.69% 52
London +12 319 £65,000 -3.70% 25
UK excluding London +180 254 £55,000 -4.35% 27
South East +109 116 £55,000 -4.35% 4
North of England +62 73 £52,500 +7.69% 13
North West +17 39 £52,500 -19.23% 6
Yorkshire +49 31 £52,500 +16.67% 7
Midlands +31 26 £52,500 -22.22% 7
East Midlands +49 20 £52,500 -6.67% 3
East of England -8 20 £58,750 -
South West +4 16 £46,000 -3.16% 3
West Midlands +13 6 £55,000 -18.52% 4
Scotland -9 3 £37,500 -
North East - 3 £45,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, AWS DevOps Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring AWS DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 578 (100.00%) DevOps
2 496 (85.81%) Amazon AWS
3 491 (84.95%) Linux
4 334 (57.79%) Puppet
5 321 (55.54%) Python
6 294 (50.87%) Opscode Chef
7 290 (50.17%) Ansible
8 284 (49.13%) Docker
9 235 (40.66%) Jenkins
10 197 (34.08%) Bash Shell
11 188 (32.53%) Configuration Management
12 183 (31.66%) Ruby
13 172 (29.76%) Terraform
14 147 (25.43%) Agile Software Development
15 135 (23.36%) Continuous Integration
16 133 (23.01%) Kubernetes
17 126 (21.80%) Windows
17 126 (21.80%) Java
18 113 (19.55%) Perl
19 94 (16.26%) AWS CloudFormation
19 94 (16.26%) Web Services
20 90 (15.57%) Amazon EC2
21 84 (14.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 84 (14.53%) Unix
22 81 (14.01%) Red Hat
23 79 (13.67%) CentOS
24 78 (13.49%) Software Engineering
25 69 (11.94%) Microsoft Azure
25 69 (11.94%) SQL
26 67 (11.59%) Git (software)

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 55 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
2 45 (7.79%) nginx
3 44 (7.61%) Apache
4 37 (6.40%) OpenStack
4 37 (6.40%) Tomcat
5 29 (5.02%) IIS
6 15 (2.60%) Confluence
7 5 (0.87%) Apache Solr
7 5 (0.87%) Jetty
8 3 (0.52%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.52%) CloudStack
9 2 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.35%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.35%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.35%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.35%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.17%) CMS
10 1 (0.17%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.17%) JBoss
10 1 (0.17%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 496 (85.81%) Amazon AWS
2 94 (16.26%) AWS CloudFormation
3 90 (15.57%) Amazon EC2
4 69 (11.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 51 (8.82%) SaaS
6 50 (8.65%) Amazon S3
7 43 (7.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 38 (6.57%) Amazon ELB
9 29 (5.02%) Serverless
10 27 (4.67%) AWS Lambda
11 23 (3.98%) Google Cloud Platform
12 20 (3.46%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 20 (3.46%) Amazon SQS
13 16 (2.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 14 (2.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 12 (2.08%) Route 53
16 11 (1.90%) PaaS
17 10 (1.73%) Amazon Kinesis
17 10 (1.73%) GitHub
18 9 (1.56%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.46%) Internet
2 16 (2.77%) DNS
2 16 (2.77%) Firewall
3 10 (1.73%) VPN
4 9 (1.56%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.38%) HTTP
6 6 (1.04%) Network Security
6 6 (1.04%) SAN
7 5 (0.87%) BGP
7 5 (0.87%) LDAP
7 5 (0.87%) SSL
8 4 (0.69%) DHCP
8 4 (0.69%) SSH
9 3 (0.52%) VoIP
9 3 (0.52%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.35%) Multicast
11 1 (0.17%) Asterisk PBX
11 1 (0.17%) ICMP
11 1 (0.17%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (11.42%) MySQL
2 50 (8.65%) Amazon RDS
3 42 (7.27%) MongoDB
4 41 (7.09%) NoSQL
5 39 (6.75%) Redis
6 31 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
7 25 (4.33%) Big Data
8 20 (3.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 20 (3.46%) SQL Server
9 7 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (1.21%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.04%) Couchbase
10 6 (1.04%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.87%) InfluxDB
12 4 (0.69%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (0.69%) MariaDB
13 3 (0.52%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.35%) Blockchain
14 2 (0.35%) Hazelcast
15 1 (0.17%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 235 (40.66%) Jenkins
2 67 (11.59%) Git (software)
3 37 (6.40%) Vagrant
4 35 (6.06%) JIRA
5 30 (5.19%) TeamCity
6 20 (3.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 19 (3.29%) Maven
8 14 (2.42%) Travis CI
9 9 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (1.38%) Bitbucket
10 8 (1.38%) CircleCI
10 8 (1.38%) Hudson
10 8 (1.38%) Subversion
11 5 (0.87%) GoCD
12 4 (0.69%) Ant
12 4 (0.69%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.69%) Gradle
12 4 (0.69%) JMeter
12 4 (0.69%) Selenium
13 3 (0.52%) LoadRunner
General
1 56 (9.69%) Finance
2 29 (5.02%) Banking
3 20 (3.46%) Telecoms
4 19 (3.29%) Retail
5 13 (2.25%) Games
6 7 (1.21%) Publishing
7 5 (0.87%) Marketing
8 4 (0.69%) Automotive
9 2 (0.35%) Advertising
9 2 (0.35%) Electronics
9 2 (0.35%) Law
9 2 (0.35%) Legal
9 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.17%) Back Office
10 1 (0.17%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (16.26%) Web Services
2 50 (8.65%) Node.js
3 29 (5.02%) Elastic Stack
4 23 (3.98%) .NET
5 22 (3.81%) LAMP
6 11 (1.90%) LEMP Stack
6 11 (1.90%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (1.38%) ASP.NET
7 8 (1.38%) Kafka
8 7 (1.21%) JSON
9 6 (1.04%) TensorFlow
10 5 (0.87%) Memcached
11 4 (0.69%) ActiveMQ
11 4 (0.69%) Sensu
12 3 (0.52%) FreeSWITCH
12 3 (0.52%) Gherkin
12 3 (0.52%) Middleware
12 3 (0.52%) REST
12 3 (0.52%) Spring
12 3 (0.52%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.17%) Fintech
2 16 (2.77%) Data Centre
3 10 (1.73%) Linux Command Line
4 8 (1.38%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.21%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.21%) Public Cloud
6 6 (1.04%) Private Cloud
6 6 (1.04%) Virtual Team
7 5 (0.87%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (0.69%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (0.52%) Clustering
9 3 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (0.52%) PKI
9 3 (0.52%) Social Media
10 2 (0.35%) CMDB
10 2 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.35%) FMCG
10 2 (0.35%) iPad
10 2 (0.35%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.35%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 491 (84.95%) Linux
2 126 (21.80%) Windows
3 84 (14.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 84 (14.53%) Unix
4 79 (13.67%) CentOS
5 29 (5.02%) Windows Server
6 26 (4.50%) Ubuntu
7 10 (1.73%) CoreOS
8 9 (1.56%) Amazon Linux
8 9 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.21%) Debian
10 4 (0.69%) DC/OS
10 4 (0.69%) VMS
11 2 (0.35%) SUSE
12 1 (0.17%) AIX
12 1 (0.17%) Android
12 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 578 (100.00%) DevOps
2 188 (32.53%) Configuration Management
3 147 (25.43%) Agile Software Development
4 135 (23.36%) Continuous Integration
5 78 (13.49%) Software Engineering
6 53 (9.17%) E-Commerce
7 51 (8.82%) Microservices
8 48 (8.30%) Migration
9 46 (7.96%) Continuous Delivery
10 40 (6.92%) Open Source
11 35 (6.06%) Scrum
12 31 (5.36%) Continuous Deployment
13 27 (4.67%) Mentoring
14 26 (4.50%) Continuous Improvement
15 24 (4.15%) High Availability
16 19 (3.29%) Auto-Scaling
16 19 (3.29%) Coaching
17 16 (2.77%) Disaster Recovery
17 16 (2.77%) ITIL
17 16 (2.77%) Release Automation
Programming Languages
1 321 (55.54%) Python
2 197 (34.08%) Bash Shell
3 183 (31.66%) Ruby
4 126 (21.80%) Java
5 113 (19.55%) Perl
6 69 (11.94%) SQL
7 50 (8.65%) PowerShell
8 47 (8.13%) PHP
9 37 (6.40%) Go
10 19 (3.29%) JavaScript
10 19 (3.29%) Shell Script
11 16 (2.77%) C#
12 12 (2.08%) Groovy
13 3 (0.52%) Erlang
13 3 (0.52%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.52%) Scala
14 2 (0.35%) GraphQL
14 2 (0.35%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.17%) C++
15 1 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 52 (9.00%) AWS Certification
2 13 (2.25%) Degree
3 9 (1.56%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.38%) RHCE
5 7 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (1.04%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.42%) QA
2 5 (0.87%) GCP
3 3 (0.52%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.35%) DICOM
4 2 (0.35%) HL7
4 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 284 (49.13%) Docker
2 24 (4.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.42%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (2.08%) Active Directory
5 9 (1.56%) LXC
6 8 (1.38%) vSphere
7 6 (1.04%) Xen
8 5 (0.87%) Ceph
8 5 (0.87%) Varnish
9 4 (0.69%) NFS
9 4 (0.69%) Samba
9 4 (0.69%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.52%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.52%) KVM
11 2 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.35%) XenServer
12 1 (0.17%) iptables
Systems Management
1 334 (57.79%) Puppet
2 294 (50.87%) Opscode Chef
3 290 (50.17%) Ansible
4 172 (29.76%) Terraform
5 133 (23.01%) Kubernetes
6 41 (7.09%) Salt
7 39 (6.75%) Packer
8 27 (4.67%) Nagios
9 18 (3.11%) Kibana
10 12 (2.08%) logstash
11 11 (1.90%) Grafana
12 10 (1.73%) Consul
13 8 (1.38%) Prometheus
14 7 (1.21%) Mesos
15 6 (1.04%) Graphite
15 6 (1.04%) Graylog
15 6 (1.04%) HAProxy
15 6 (1.04%) Marathon
15 6 (1.04%) rkt
16 5 (0.87%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 81 (14.01%) Red Hat
2 48 (8.30%) SaltStack
2 48 (8.30%) VMware
3 29 (5.02%) ServiceNow
4 28 (4.84%) Google
5 21 (3.63%) Microsoft
6 16 (2.77%) Oracle
7 13 (2.25%) Atlassian
8 11 (1.90%) New Relic
9 9 (1.56%) AppDynamics
9 9 (1.56%) hybris
9 9 (1.56%) Splunk
10 7 (1.21%) F5
11 6 (1.04%) Rackspace
12 3 (0.52%) Arqiva
12 3 (0.52%) Perforce
12 3 (0.52%) SOASTA, Inc
12 3 (0.52%) Trend Micro
13 2 (0.35%) EnterpriseDB
13 2 (0.35%) Qualys