Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for an AWS DevOps was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 564 699 954
Rank change year-on-year +135 +255 +110
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS DevOps 748 518 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.29% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.30% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 635 458 293
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +18.18% -4.35%
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £92,750 £82,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +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 166,327 170,795 201,526
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 96.47% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 135,125 142,189 168,498
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,325
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

AWS DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS DevOps in the UK

AWS DevOps
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing AWS DevOps.

Salary trend for AWS DevOps in the UK

AWS DevOps
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AWS DevOps over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for AWS DevOps in the UK

AWS DevOps
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 within the UK over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. 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 +146 739 £60,000 -7.69% 125
London +40 411 £70,000 +3.70% 84
UK excluding London +176 330 £55,000 -4.35% 43
South East +122 140 £55,000 -12.00% 10
North of England +83 106 £52,500 - 14
North West +29 52 £52,500 -17.65% 9
Yorkshire +47 46 £52,500 - 3
Midlands +20 39 £55,000 -4.35% 7
East of England +11 29 £60,000 - 5
East Midlands +31 27 £52,500 +5.00% 5
South West +17 13 £56,500 -5.83% 5
West Midlands +12 12 £62,500 - 2
North East - 8 £66,250 - 2
Scotland -40 3 £33,750 -12.90% 2

AWS DevOps Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, AWS DevOps 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 in the job title.

1 748 (100.00%) DevOps
2 649 (86.76%) Amazon AWS
3 603 (80.61%) Linux
4 425 (56.82%) Python
5 422 (56.42%) Puppet
6 412 (55.08%) Ansible
7 382 (51.07%) Opscode Chef
8 352 (47.06%) Docker
9 334 (44.65%) Jenkins
10 267 (35.70%) Configuration Management
11 250 (33.42%) Terraform
12 233 (31.15%) Ruby
13 224 (29.95%) Bash Shell
14 207 (27.67%) Agile Software Development
15 203 (27.14%) Java
16 191 (25.53%) Kubernetes
17 175 (23.40%) Continuous Integration
18 153 (20.45%) AWS CloudFormation
19 136 (18.18%) Web Services
20 124 (16.58%) Windows
21 117 (15.64%) Microsoft Azure
22 116 (15.51%) Perl
23 105 (14.04%) Amazon EC2
24 103 (13.77%) Unix
25 92 (12.30%) MySQL
26 89 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 84 (11.23%) Red Hat
28 82 (10.96%) Node.js
29 81 (10.83%) Git (software)
29 81 (10.83%) SQL

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 52 (6.95%) nginx
1 52 (6.95%) OpenStack
2 47 (6.28%) Apache
3 36 (4.81%) Elasticsearch
4 35 (4.68%) Tomcat
5 25 (3.34%) Confluence
6 23 (3.07%) IIS
7 5 (0.67%) Apache Spark
7 5 (0.67%) CloudStack
8 4 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (0.40%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.40%) JBoss
9 3 (0.40%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.27%) CMS
10 2 (0.27%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.27%) Jetty
11 1 (0.13%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.13%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.13%) SAS
11 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (0.13%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 649 (86.76%) Amazon AWS
2 153 (20.45%) AWS CloudFormation
3 117 (15.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 105 (14.04%) Amazon EC2
5 77 (10.29%) SaaS
6 60 (8.02%) Amazon S3
7 47 (6.28%) Serverless
8 45 (6.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 39 (5.21%) AWS Lambda
10 35 (4.68%) PaaS
11 34 (4.55%) Amazon ELB
12 33 (4.41%) Google Cloud Platform
13 27 (3.61%) Route 53
14 24 (3.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 23 (3.07%) Amazon SQS
16 21 (2.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 19 (2.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 19 (2.54%) IaaS
18 18 (2.41%) Amazon Kinesis
19 17 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 47 (6.28%) VPN
2 41 (5.48%) Firewall
3 21 (2.81%) DNS
4 14 (1.87%) Internet
4 14 (1.87%) TCP/IP
5 12 (1.60%) DHCP
5 12 (1.60%) SSH
6 11 (1.47%) IPsec
7 7 (0.94%) SSL
8 6 (0.80%) SAN
9 5 (0.67%) HTTP
9 5 (0.67%) Network Security
10 3 (0.40%) VSAN
11 2 (0.27%) DAB
11 2 (0.27%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.27%) LAN
11 2 (0.27%) SMS
11 2 (0.27%) WAN
12 1 (0.13%) FTP
12 1 (0.13%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (12.30%) MySQL
2 74 (9.89%) NoSQL
3 58 (7.75%) MongoDB
4 49 (6.55%) Amazon RDS
5 39 (5.21%) PostgreSQL
5 39 (5.21%) Redis
6 38 (5.08%) Big Data
7 27 (3.61%) SQL Server
8 20 (2.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 12 (1.60%) Hadoop
10 11 (1.47%) Relational Database
11 9 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (1.07%) RDBMS
13 7 (0.94%) Couchbase
14 6 (0.80%) Oracle Database
15 4 (0.53%) MariaDB
15 4 (0.53%) Neo4j
15 4 (0.53%) Oracle Database 12c
15 4 (0.53%) RethinkDB
16 3 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 334 (44.65%) Jenkins
2 81 (10.83%) Git (software)
3 46 (6.15%) Vagrant
4 43 (5.75%) JIRA
5 40 (5.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 38 (5.08%) TeamCity
7 25 (3.34%) Gradle
8 24 (3.21%) Maven
9 23 (3.07%) Hudson
10 21 (2.81%) Travis CI
11 12 (1.60%) CircleCI
12 10 (1.34%) Bitbucket
12 10 (1.34%) SonarQube
13 9 (1.20%) Artifactory
13 9 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
14 8 (1.07%) Subversion
15 7 (0.94%) GoCD
16 5 (0.67%) GitLab
16 5 (0.67%) Mercurial
17 4 (0.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 75 (10.03%) Finance
2 40 (5.35%) Banking
3 21 (2.81%) Retail
4 18 (2.41%) Telecoms
5 13 (1.74%) Games
6 12 (1.60%) Publishing
7 9 (1.20%) Marketing
8 7 (0.94%) Advertising
9 6 (0.80%) Electronics
9 6 (0.80%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.40%) Automotive
10 3 (0.40%) Law
11 2 (0.27%) Legal
11 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.13%) Back Office
12 1 (0.13%) Digital Economy
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (18.18%) Web Services
2 82 (10.96%) Node.js
3 40 (5.35%) .NET
4 31 (4.14%) Elastic Stack
5 24 (3.21%) LAMP
6 22 (2.94%) AngularJS
7 19 (2.54%) Kafka
8 18 (2.41%) JSON
9 16 (2.14%) LEMP Stack
10 14 (1.87%) Middleware
11 13 (1.74%) RESTful
12 12 (1.60%) LDAP
13 9 (1.20%) HTML
13 9 (1.20%) RabbitMQ
14 8 (1.07%) Memcached
14 8 (1.07%) Redux
15 6 (0.80%) Ruby on Rails
16 5 (0.67%) HTML5
16 5 (0.67%) React
17 4 (0.53%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 60 (8.02%) Fintech
2 31 (4.14%) Public Cloud
3 24 (3.21%) Data Centre
4 21 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
6 18 (2.41%) Private Cloud
7 12 (1.60%) Linux Command Line
8 11 (1.47%) Computer Science
9 10 (1.34%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.20%) Cloud Native
11 6 (0.80%) Social Media
11 6 (0.80%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.67%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (0.67%) Semantic Web
13 4 (0.53%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.53%) FMCG
14 3 (0.40%) Clustering
15 2 (0.27%) iPad
15 2 (0.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 603 (80.61%) Linux
2 124 (16.58%) Windows
3 103 (13.77%) Unix
4 89 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 75 (10.03%) CentOS
6 34 (4.55%) Ubuntu
7 14 (1.87%) Windows Server
8 11 (1.47%) Amazon Linux
9 9 (1.20%) Debian
10 4 (0.53%) Android
10 4 (0.53%) DC/OS
10 4 (0.53%) Solaris
10 4 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.27%) CoreOS
11 2 (0.27%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.27%) SUSE
12 1 (0.13%) AIX
12 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.13%) Fedora
12 1 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 748 (100.00%) DevOps
2 267 (35.70%) Configuration Management
3 207 (27.67%) Agile Software Development
4 175 (23.40%) Continuous Integration
5 73 (9.76%) Software Engineering
6 69 (9.22%) E-Commerce
7 61 (8.16%) Open Source
8 56 (7.49%) Continuous Delivery
8 56 (7.49%) Migration
9 55 (7.35%) Microservices
10 43 (5.75%) Continuous Deployment
11 40 (5.35%) Analytics
11 40 (5.35%) ITIL
12 38 (5.08%) Auto-Scaling
12 38 (5.08%) TDD
13 34 (4.55%) High Availability
14 33 (4.41%) Mentoring
15 30 (4.01%) BDD
15 30 (4.01%) Continuous Improvement
15 30 (4.01%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 425 (56.82%) Python
2 233 (31.15%) Ruby
3 224 (29.95%) Bash Shell
4 203 (27.14%) Java
5 116 (15.51%) Perl
6 81 (10.83%) SQL
7 55 (7.35%) PHP
8 37 (4.95%) PowerShell
8 37 (4.95%) Shell Script
9 34 (4.55%) Go
10 30 (4.01%) JavaScript
11 21 (2.81%) C#
12 7 (0.94%) Scala
13 5 (0.67%) C++
13 5 (0.67%) Groovy
14 3 (0.40%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.13%) R
15 1 (0.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 66 (8.82%) AWS Certification
2 22 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 19 (2.54%) SC Cleared
4 18 (2.41%) Degree
5 11 (1.47%) RHCE
6 10 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.27%) QA
2 7 (0.94%) GCP
3 3 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.40%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.27%) DICOM
4 2 (0.27%) HL7
5 1 (0.13%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 352 (47.06%) Docker
2 29 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.60%) NFS
3 12 (1.60%) Samba
4 9 (1.20%) Active Directory
5 8 (1.07%) vSphere
6 7 (0.94%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.94%) KVM
6 7 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.80%) VirtualBox
8 5 (0.67%) Ceph
8 5 (0.67%) LXC
8 5 (0.67%) Varnish
8 5 (0.67%) VMware NSX
9 3 (0.40%) Xen
10 2 (0.27%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.13%) HDFS
11 1 (0.13%) iptables
11 1 (0.13%) Snort
Systems Management
1 422 (56.42%) Puppet
2 412 (55.08%) Ansible
3 382 (51.07%) Opscode Chef
4 250 (33.42%) Terraform
5 191 (25.53%) Kubernetes
6 75 (10.03%) Packer
7 57 (7.62%) Salt
8 20 (2.67%) Nagios
9 18 (2.41%) Mesos
10 16 (2.14%) Docker Swarm
11 13 (1.74%) rkt
12 11 (1.47%) Consul
12 11 (1.47%) Kibana
13 10 (1.34%) logstash
14 7 (0.94%) Cobbler
15 6 (0.80%) Marathon
16 5 (0.67%) Grafana
17 4 (0.53%) Graylog
17 4 (0.53%) HAProxy
17 4 (0.53%) Rancher
Vendors
1 84 (11.23%) Red Hat
2 59 (7.89%) SaltStack
3 44 (5.88%) VMware
4 37 (4.95%) Google
5 29 (3.88%) ServiceNow
6 26 (3.48%) AppDynamics
7 24 (3.21%) Microsoft
8 18 (2.41%) Oracle
9 10 (1.34%) hybris
9 10 (1.34%) New Relic
10 8 (1.07%) Splunk
11 6 (0.80%) SAP
12 5 (0.67%) Atlassian
13 4 (0.53%) Cloudera
13 4 (0.53%) Hortonworks
13 4 (0.53%) IBM
14 3 (0.40%) Apple
14 3 (0.40%) Arqiva
14 3 (0.40%) Cisco
14 3 (0.40%) Fortinet