Period
to 27 February 2021

The median annual salary for an AWS DevOps was £58,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 27 February 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services DevOps
UK
6 months to
27 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 270 593 530
Rank change year-on-year +323 -63 +52
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS DevOps 876 481 783
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.18% 0.39% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 0.41% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,062 451 778
Median annual salary £58,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.43% - +12.90%
10th Percentile £38,750 £45,000 £48,375
90th Percentile £86,250 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -20.83% - +9.09%

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 69,711 117,373 145,049
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.89% 95.47% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 55,817 95,129 117,577
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,986 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £84,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

AWS DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured AWS DevOps in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for AWS DevOps in the UK

AWS DevOps
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing AWS DevOps.

Salary trend for AWS DevOps in the UK

AWS DevOps
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS DevOps over the 6 months to 27 February 2021.

Salary histogram for AWS DevOps in the UK

AWS DevOps
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 within the UK over the 6 months to 27 February 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 +297 772 £60,000 -14.29% 124
UK excluding London +332 419 £47,500 -20.83% 68
London +199 417 £72,500 -3.33% 57
Work from Home +99 266 £47,500 -13.64% 26
North of England +192 199 £47,500 -15.56% 28
Yorkshire +110 123 £47,500 -19.15% 15
North West +123 67 £48,750 -13.33% 12
South West +85 57 £47,500 -20.17% 5
Midlands +87 52 £57,500 -4.17% 11
Scotland +76 49 £47,500 -13.64% 3
West Midlands +62 32 £57,500 -4.17% 8
South East +108 26 £55,000 -8.33% 12
Wales +50 16 £47,500 +5.56% 1
East Midlands +43 16 £48,750 -35.00% 3
East of England +74 14 £62,500 +4.17% 8
North East +19 9 £57,500 +31.43% 1
Northern Ireland +18 6 £35,000 -

AWS DevOps Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2021, AWS DevOps 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 in the job title.

1 876 (100.00%) DevOps
2 753 (85.96%) AWS
3 605 (69.06%) Terraform
4 567 (64.73%) Kubernetes
5 526 (60.05%) Docker
6 476 (54.34%) Linux
7 444 (50.68%) Agile Software Development
8 329 (37.56%) Puppet
9 324 (36.99%) Infrastructure as Code
10 317 (36.19%) Python
11 296 (33.79%) Opscode Chef
12 290 (33.11%) AWS CloudFormation
13 266 (30.37%) Ansible
14 238 (27.17%) Deployment Automation
15 229 (26.14%) Continuous Integration
16 212 (24.20%) Jenkins
17 198 (22.60%) Git (software)
18 185 (21.12%) Scrum
19 172 (19.63%) Migration
19 172 (19.63%) Configuration Management
20 146 (16.67%) Azure
21 116 (13.24%) Security Cleared
22 115 (13.13%) Finance
23 113 (12.90%) Go
23 113 (12.90%) Serverless
24 108 (12.33%) Amazon EKS
25 105 (11.99%) Microservices
26 104 (11.87%) Fintech
27 103 (11.76%) SC Cleared
28 101 (11.53%) GitLab

AWS DevOps 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 14 (1.60%) Apache
1 14 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (1.26%) Apache Spark
2 11 (1.26%) Tomcat
3 10 (1.14%) Confluence
4 9 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
4 9 (1.03%) IIS
4 9 (1.03%) WebLogic
4 9 (1.03%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.46%) Drupal
6 3 (0.34%) CMS
6 3 (0.34%) WordPress
7 2 (0.23%) Ethereum
8 1 (0.11%) nginx
8 1 (0.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.46%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.34%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 753 (85.96%) AWS
2 290 (33.11%) AWS CloudFormation
3 146 (16.67%) Azure
4 113 (12.90%) Serverless
5 108 (12.33%) Amazon EKS
6 94 (10.73%) PaaS
7 88 (10.05%) GCP
7 88 (10.05%) SaaS
8 75 (8.56%) AWS Lambda
8 75 (8.56%) IaaS
9 65 (7.42%) GitHub
9 65 (7.42%) Pulumi
10 60 (6.85%) Amazon EC2
11 54 (6.16%) Amazon ECS
12 52 (5.94%) Amazon S3
13 41 (4.68%) Amazon ELB
14 37 (4.22%) AWS CodeDeploy
15 35 (4.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 34 (3.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 29 (3.31%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.17%) DNS
2 15 (1.71%) Firewall
3 12 (1.37%) VPN
4 10 (1.14%) HTTP
4 10 (1.14%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.91%) FTP
5 8 (0.91%) Network Security
5 8 (0.91%) SMTP
5 8 (0.91%) SSH
6 4 (0.46%) Multicast
6 4 (0.46%) OpenVPN
6 4 (0.46%) tcpdump
7 2 (0.23%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.23%) Internet
7 2 (0.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (4.91%) Amazon RDS
2 29 (3.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 27 (3.08%) MySQL
4 23 (2.63%) NoSQL
5 22 (2.51%) Relational Database
6 21 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (2.28%) Big Data
8 16 (1.83%) SQL Server
9 14 (1.60%) OLTP
10 10 (1.14%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.34%) Amazon Redshift
12 3 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (0.34%) Redis
13 2 (0.23%) BigQuery
13 2 (0.23%) Blockchain
13 2 (0.23%) Hadoop
14 1 (0.11%) Amazon Aurora
14 1 (0.11%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 212 (24.20%) Jenkins
2 198 (22.60%) Git (software)
3 101 (11.53%) GitLab
4 36 (4.11%) TeamCity
5 30 (3.42%) JIRA
6 27 (3.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 19 (2.17%) Bitbucket
8 12 (1.37%) Subversion
9 11 (1.26%) CircleCI
9 11 (1.26%) SonarQube
10 9 (1.03%) Artifactory
11 7 (0.80%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (0.80%) Sonatype Nexus
11 7 (0.80%) Travis CI
12 5 (0.57%) Selenium
13 4 (0.46%) Snyk
13 4 (0.46%) Vagrant
13 4 (0.46%) Visual Studio
14 1 (0.11%) JMeter
General
1 115 (13.13%) Finance
2 48 (5.48%) Banking
3 36 (4.11%) Public Sector
4 24 (2.74%) Games
5 8 (0.91%) Retail
6 7 (0.80%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.68%) Advertising
7 6 (0.68%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.57%) Electronics
8 5 (0.57%) Front Office
8 5 (0.57%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.57%) Marketing
9 4 (0.46%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.46%) Law
9 4 (0.46%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.11%) Legal
10 1 (0.11%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (5.94%) Node.js
2 43 (4.91%) Kafka
3 37 (4.22%) Web Services
4 31 (3.54%) .NET
5 27 (3.08%) Elastic Stack
6 12 (1.37%) Lambda Expressions
7 11 (1.26%) Spring
7 11 (1.26%) Spring Boot
8 9 (1.03%) Java EE
8 9 (1.03%) Spring Cloud
9 8 (0.91%) Velocity
10 6 (0.68%) .NET Framework
10 6 (0.68%) RESTful
11 5 (0.57%) Apache Flex
12 3 (0.34%) AngularJS
12 3 (0.34%) RabbitMQ
12 3 (0.34%) React
13 2 (0.23%) CSS3
13 2 (0.23%) OAuth2
13 2 (0.23%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 63 (7.19%) Cloud Native
2 58 (6.62%) Enterprise Cloud
3 45 (5.14%) Public Cloud
4 19 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
5 17 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
6 14 (1.60%) CMDB
7 12 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
8 9 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (0.68%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.57%) Equities
10 5 (0.57%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.46%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.46%) FMCG
11 4 (0.46%) PMI
11 4 (0.46%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.34%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.34%) Social Media
12 3 (0.34%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 476 (54.34%) Linux
2 84 (9.59%) Windows
3 55 (6.28%) Unix
4 17 (1.94%) Windows Server
5 16 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (1.37%) CentOS
7 7 (0.80%) Mac OS
8 5 (0.57%) CoreOS
8 5 (0.57%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.57%) zOS
9 4 (0.46%) VMS
10 1 (0.11%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.11%) Mesosphere
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 876 (100.00%) DevOps
2 444 (50.68%) Agile Software Development
3 324 (36.99%) Infrastructure as Code
4 238 (27.17%) Deployment Automation
5 229 (26.14%) Continuous Integration
6 185 (21.12%) Scrum
7 172 (19.63%) Configuration Management
7 172 (19.63%) Migration
8 105 (11.99%) Microservices
9 104 (11.87%) Fintech
10 98 (11.19%) Problem-Solving
11 95 (10.84%) Software Engineering
12 52 (5.94%) Test Automation
13 45 (5.14%) Infrastructure Automation
14 42 (4.79%) TDD
15 36 (4.11%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 31 (3.54%) The Twelve-Factor App
17 28 (3.20%) Load Balancing
17 28 (3.20%) Mentoring
18 27 (3.08%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 317 (36.19%) Python
2 113 (12.90%) Go
3 99 (11.30%) Ruby
4 95 (10.84%) Bash Shell
5 92 (10.50%) Java
6 55 (6.28%) PowerShell
7 32 (3.65%) JavaScript
8 30 (3.42%) SQL
9 28 (3.20%) C#
10 22 (2.51%) Perl
11 13 (1.48%) PHP
12 7 (0.80%) Groovy
12 7 (0.80%) Shell Script
13 6 (0.68%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.46%) C
15 3 (0.34%) C++
16 2 (0.23%) Kotlin
16 2 (0.23%) TypeScript
17 1 (0.11%) Bourne shell
17 1 (0.11%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 116 (13.24%) Security Cleared
2 103 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 96 (10.96%) AWS Certification
4 14 (1.60%) Degree
5 8 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.46%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.34%) MCSA
9 2 (0.23%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.11%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (1.03%) QA
3 8 (0.91%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.68%) GDPR
5 5 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (0.57%) EMIR
5 5 (0.57%) MiFID
6 3 (0.34%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.11%) NIST
7 1 (0.11%) NIST 800
System Software
1 526 (60.05%) Docker
2 13 (1.48%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.11%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 605 (69.06%) Terraform
2 567 (64.73%) Kubernetes
3 329 (37.56%) Puppet
4 296 (33.79%) Opscode Chef
5 266 (30.37%) Ansible
6 35 (4.00%) Prometheus
7 17 (1.94%) Packer
8 16 (1.83%) CFEngine
8 16 (1.83%) Grafana
9 11 (1.26%) Nagios
10 8 (0.91%) Istio
11 6 (0.68%) Salt
12 4 (0.46%) Graylog
12 4 (0.46%) HP Fortify
12 4 (0.46%) logstash
12 4 (0.46%) Opsgenie
12 4 (0.46%) Proxmox
12 4 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
13 3 (0.34%) Failover Clustering
13 3 (0.34%) Marathon
Vendors
1 74 (8.45%) Google
2 60 (6.85%) SaltStack
3 26 (2.97%) Microsoft
4 20 (2.28%) Red Hat
5 18 (2.05%) SAP
6 15 (1.71%) Dynatrace
7 14 (1.60%) Splunk
8 11 (1.26%) Atlassian
8 11 (1.26%) VMware
9 9 (1.03%) IBM
10 7 (0.80%) New Relic
11 6 (0.68%) Cisco
12 5 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (0.46%) Adobe
13 4 (0.46%) hybris
13 4 (0.46%) Juniper
13 4 (0.46%) Oracle
13 4 (0.46%) Palo Alto
14 3 (0.34%) Facebook
15 2 (0.23%) Alibaba