Period
to 28 November 2021

The median annual salary for an AWS DevOps Engineer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 495 293 614
Rank change year-on-year -202 +321 +43
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS DevOps Engineer 709 602 522
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 1.11% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 1.17% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 657 562 464
10th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £50,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £45,000 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% -7.14% +7.69%
75th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £96,750 £86,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +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 116,817 51,552 129,423
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.26% 95.11% 95.64%
Number of salaries quoted 80,997 43,381 104,935
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,250 £28,250
25th Percentile £42,363 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 28 November 2021.

Salary histogram for AWS DevOps Engineer in the UK

AWS DevOps Engineer
Top 16 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 28 November 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 -231 591 £65,000 - 99
UK excluding London -187 320 £60,000 +14.29% 52
London -228 294 £80,000 +6.67% 50
Work from Home -160 272 £57,500 +21.05% 29
North of England -71 195 £60,000 +4.35% 19
Yorkshire -84 94 £60,000 - 8
North West -72 76 £60,000 +2.56% 11
South East -126 39 £53,750 +2.38% 5
Midlands -113 31 £65,000 +36.84% 11
Scotland -68 29 £70,000 +47.37% 4
West Midlands -90 26 £65,000 +36.84% 8
North East -18 25 £47,500 -15.56%
South West -92 19 £62,500 +25.00% 6
East Midlands -74 5 £65,000 +23.81% 3
East of England -111 5 £75,000 +25.00% 7
Wales -55 2 £58,750 +23.68%

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 709 (100.00%) DevOps
2 604 (85.19%) AWS
3 549 (77.43%) Terraform
4 531 (74.89%) Docker
5 528 (74.47%) Kubernetes
6 363 (51.20%) Python
7 361 (50.92%) Agile Software Development
8 358 (50.49%) Linux
9 341 (48.10%) Infrastructure as Code
10 323 (45.56%) AWS CloudFormation
11 241 (33.99%) Puppet
12 235 (33.15%) Opscode Chef
13 210 (29.62%) Deployment Automation
14 181 (25.53%) Git (software)
15 177 (24.96%) Jenkins
16 162 (22.85%) Configuration Management
17 156 (22.00%) Ansible
18 144 (20.31%) Go
19 141 (19.89%) Bash Shell
20 135 (19.04%) Serverless
21 111 (15.66%) Continuous Integration
22 109 (15.37%) GitLab
23 108 (15.23%) AWS Certification
24 103 (14.53%) Amazon EKS
25 101 (14.25%) Ruby
26 99 (13.96%) Azure
27 96 (13.54%) Java
28 95 (13.40%) Scrum
28 95 (13.40%) Greenfield Project
29 90 (12.69%) Microservices

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 12 (1.69%) Confluence
2 10 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (1.27%) nginx
4 7 (0.99%) Traefik
5 5 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (0.56%) IIS
7 2 (0.28%) SAS
7 2 (0.28%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.14%) Apache
8 1 (0.14%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.14%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.14%) Ethereum
8 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 604 (85.19%) AWS
2 323 (45.56%) AWS CloudFormation
3 135 (19.04%) Serverless
4 103 (14.53%) Amazon EKS
5 99 (13.96%) Azure
6 87 (12.27%) Amazon ECS
7 80 (11.28%) Amazon EC2
8 75 (10.58%) Pulumi
9 71 (10.01%) PaaS
10 69 (9.73%) Amazon S3
11 67 (9.45%) AWS Lambda
12 66 (9.31%) SaaS
13 58 (8.18%) IaaS
14 45 (6.35%) GCP
14 45 (6.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 42 (5.92%) GitHub
16 28 (3.95%) CloudFront
16 28 (3.95%) OpenShift
16 28 (3.95%) Route 53
17 22 (3.10%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.10%) DNS
2 15 (2.12%) Firewall
3 14 (1.97%) Network Security
4 11 (1.55%) HTTP
5 8 (1.13%) VPN
6 6 (0.85%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.56%) SSL
8 2 (0.28%) Broadband
8 2 (0.28%) DSL
8 2 (0.28%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.28%) VLAN
9 1 (0.14%) DHCP
9 1 (0.14%) FTP
9 1 (0.14%) Intranet
9 1 (0.14%) IPsec
9 1 (0.14%) SMTP
9 1 (0.14%) SSH
9 1 (0.14%) tcpdump
9 1 (0.14%) WAN
9 1 (0.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (5.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 41 (5.78%) Amazon RDS
2 29 (4.09%) MySQL
3 21 (2.96%) NoSQL
4 19 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (2.68%) Redis
5 13 (1.83%) Amazon Redshift
5 13 (1.83%) SQL Server
6 11 (1.55%) MongoDB
7 8 (1.13%) MariaDB
8 6 (0.85%) Event Store
9 5 (0.71%) Amazon Athena
9 5 (0.71%) OrientDB
10 4 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.56%) InfluxDB
11 3 (0.42%) Big Data
11 3 (0.42%) Couchbase
11 3 (0.42%) Electronic Patient Records
12 2 (0.28%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 181 (25.53%) Git (software)
2 177 (24.96%) Jenkins
3 109 (15.37%) GitLab
4 57 (8.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 37 (5.22%) Artifactory
6 28 (3.95%) CircleCI
6 28 (3.95%) JIRA
7 23 (3.24%) TeamCity
8 18 (2.54%) Bitbucket
9 12 (1.69%) Maven
10 11 (1.55%) Octopus Deploy
11 10 (1.41%) Sonatype Nexus
12 8 (1.13%) SonarQube
13 7 (0.99%) git-flow
14 6 (0.85%) Ant
14 6 (0.85%) Terragrunt
15 4 (0.56%) Gradle
16 3 (0.42%) GoCD
16 3 (0.42%) Snyk
16 3 (0.42%) Subversion
General
1 85 (11.99%) Finance
2 68 (9.59%) Social Skills
3 34 (4.80%) Retail
4 26 (3.67%) Public Sector
5 14 (1.97%) Banking
6 6 (0.85%) Law
7 4 (0.56%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (0.56%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.56%) Games
8 1 (0.14%) Advertising
8 1 (0.14%) Automotive
8 1 (0.14%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (0.14%) Electronics
8 1 (0.14%) Legal
8 1 (0.14%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (0.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (11.28%) Web Services
2 24 (3.39%) Elastic Stack
3 22 (3.10%) .NET
4 19 (2.68%) ARM Templates
5 18 (2.54%) Node.js
6 12 (1.69%) YAML
7 11 (1.55%) RabbitMQ
8 9 (1.27%) Kafka
9 8 (1.13%) LEMP Stack
10 7 (0.99%) Lambda Expressions
11 6 (0.85%) .NET Core
11 6 (0.85%) ActiveMQ
12 5 (0.71%) RESTful
13 4 (0.56%) LAMP
13 4 (0.56%) Laravel
14 3 (0.42%) React
14 3 (0.42%) Spring Boot
15 2 (0.28%) Flask
15 2 (0.28%) LDAP
15 2 (0.28%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 95 (13.40%) Greenfield Project
2 68 (9.59%) Enterprise Cloud
3 51 (7.19%) Public Cloud
4 11 (1.55%) Cloud Native
4 11 (1.55%) Private Cloud
5 9 (1.27%) NHS
6 8 (1.13%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (0.99%) Clustering
8 6 (0.85%) Hedge funds
9 5 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (0.56%) e-Learning
10 4 (0.56%) Replication
11 2 (0.28%) iPad
12 1 (0.14%) Arduino
12 1 (0.14%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.14%) Equities
12 1 (0.14%) Fixed Income
12 1 (0.14%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.14%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 358 (50.49%) Linux
2 56 (7.90%) Windows
3 41 (5.78%) Unix
4 18 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (2.12%) CentOS
6 11 (1.55%) Windows Server
7 10 (1.41%) Debian
8 2 (0.28%) Alpine Linux
8 2 (0.28%) Amazon Linux
8 2 (0.28%) Android
8 2 (0.28%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.28%) VMS
9 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.14%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.14%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 709 (100.00%) DevOps
2 361 (50.92%) Agile Software Development
3 341 (48.10%) Infrastructure as Code
4 210 (29.62%) Deployment Automation
5 162 (22.85%) Configuration Management
6 111 (15.66%) Continuous Integration
7 95 (13.40%) Scrum
8 90 (12.69%) Microservices
9 82 (11.57%) Migration
9 82 (11.57%) Problem-Solving
10 69 (9.73%) Mentoring
11 64 (9.03%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 62 (8.74%) Load Balancing
13 42 (5.92%) Asset Management
14 40 (5.64%) Observability
15 39 (5.50%) Software Engineering
16 36 (5.08%) Fintech
17 34 (4.80%) Software Deployment
18 16 (2.26%) Coaching
19 15 (2.12%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 363 (51.20%) Python
2 144 (20.31%) Go
3 141 (19.89%) Bash Shell
4 101 (14.25%) Ruby
5 96 (13.54%) Java
6 74 (10.44%) PowerShell
7 50 (7.05%) Perl
8 39 (5.50%) Groovy
9 34 (4.80%) SQL
10 21 (2.96%) PHP
11 20 (2.82%) C#
12 13 (1.83%) JavaScript
12 13 (1.83%) Shell Script
13 8 (1.13%) Scala
13 8 (1.13%) TypeScript
14 7 (0.99%) C
15 4 (0.56%) C++
15 4 (0.56%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.28%) Bicep
16 2 (0.28%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 108 (15.23%) AWS Certification
2 62 (8.74%) Security Cleared
3 48 (6.77%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.97%) Degree
5 6 (0.85%) OCP
5 6 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.14%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.13%) QA
2 4 (0.56%) SLA
3 2 (0.28%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.14%) EMIR
4 1 (0.14%) MiFID
System Software
1 531 (74.89%) Docker
2 9 (1.27%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.14%) iptables
4 1 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 549 (77.43%) Terraform
2 528 (74.47%) Kubernetes
3 241 (33.99%) Puppet
4 235 (33.15%) Opscode Chef
5 156 (22.00%) Ansible
6 58 (8.18%) Grafana
7 55 (7.76%) Prometheus
8 39 (5.50%) CFEngine
9 14 (1.97%) Consul
10 9 (1.27%) Salt
11 8 (1.13%) Docker Swarm
11 8 (1.13%) Kibana
11 8 (1.13%) Packer
12 7 (0.99%) Failover Clustering
13 6 (0.85%) Graphite
13 6 (0.85%) Nagios
13 6 (0.85%) Rancher
14 4 (0.56%) logstash
14 4 (0.56%) ZABBIX
15 2 (0.28%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 77 (10.86%) SaltStack
2 24 (3.39%) Microsoft
3 16 (2.26%) Splunk
4 15 (2.12%) VMware
5 12 (1.69%) Red Hat
6 7 (0.99%) Google
7 5 (0.71%) AppDynamics
7 5 (0.71%) Dynatrace
7 5 (0.71%) Oracle
8 4 (0.56%) New Relic
8 4 (0.56%) PagerDuty
9 2 (0.28%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.14%) Apple
10 1 (0.14%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (0.14%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.14%) Cognos
10 1 (0.14%) Datameer
10 1 (0.14%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.14%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.14%) Xamarin