Period
to 15 January 2019

The median annual salary for an AWS DevOps was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

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
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 543 584 722
Rank change year-on-year +41 +138 +241
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS DevOps 735 730 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.42% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.44% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 651 623 455
UK median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% +18.18%
10th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -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 144,966 165,748 169,118
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 96.17% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 115,942 134,477 140,788
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.40%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £79,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 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 +41 717 £70,000 +16.67% 142
London +61 455 £75,000 +9.09% 74
UK excluding London +4 265 £60,000 +9.09% 70
North of England +35 103 £60,000 +14.29% 19
South East -35 69 £70,000 +27.27% 20
North West +28 47 £60,000 +14.29% 10
Yorkshire +27 42 £58,250 +10.95% 7
East of England +36 38 £58,000 -3.33% 4
Midlands +31 31 £60,000 +9.09% 12
West Midlands +44 19 £60,000 -4.00% 10
South West +3 16 £50,000 -12.28% 13
North East +12 14 £45,000 -32.08% 2
East Midlands -4 12 £75,000 +42.86% 2
Scotland +9 9 £55,000 +57.14%

AWS DevOps Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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.

1 735 (100.00%) DevOps
2 646 (87.89%) Amazon AWS
3 455 (61.90%) Linux
4 424 (57.69%) Docker
5 408 (55.51%) Python
6 366 (49.80%) Ansible
7 328 (44.63%) Agile Software Development
8 319 (43.40%) Puppet
9 293 (39.86%) Kubernetes
10 290 (39.46%) Jenkins
11 283 (38.50%) Microsoft Azure
12 279 (37.96%) Opscode Chef
13 277 (37.69%) Terraform
14 208 (28.30%) Bash Shell
15 193 (26.26%) Configuration Management
16 179 (24.35%) Continuous Integration
17 160 (21.77%) Java
18 156 (21.22%) Git (software)
19 148 (20.14%) Google Cloud Platform
19 148 (20.14%) Ruby
20 143 (19.46%) Finance
21 121 (16.46%) Microservices
22 116 (15.78%) Google
23 111 (15.10%) Windows
24 108 (14.69%) SaaS
25 104 (14.15%) Firewall
26 94 (12.79%) Web Services
27 93 (12.65%) Perl
27 93 (12.65%) .NET
28 91 (12.38%) Unix

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 45 (6.12%) Apache
2 41 (5.58%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (2.45%) Tomcat
4 14 (1.90%) MS Exchange
5 13 (1.77%) Cloud Foundry
5 13 (1.77%) nginx
6 11 (1.50%) Apache Solr
7 10 (1.36%) Confluence
8 9 (1.22%) OpenStack
9 8 (1.09%) Apache Spark
10 6 (0.82%) IIS
10 6 (0.82%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.68%) CloudStack
11 5 (0.68%) JBoss
11 5 (0.68%) Jetty
11 5 (0.68%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.41%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.41%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.27%) CMS
14 1 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 14 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (1.09%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 646 (87.89%) Amazon AWS
2 283 (38.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 148 (20.14%) Google Cloud Platform
4 108 (14.69%) SaaS
5 88 (11.97%) AWS CloudFormation
6 62 (8.44%) Amazon EC2
7 57 (7.76%) PaaS
8 49 (6.67%) Serverless
9 45 (6.12%) IaaS
10 33 (4.49%) AWS Lambda
11 32 (4.35%) Amazon S3
12 30 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
13 28 (3.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 26 (3.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 25 (3.40%) Office 365
16 23 (3.13%) Amazon ELB
17 20 (2.72%) GitHub
18 18 (2.45%) Route 53
19 14 (1.90%) CloudFront
19 14 (1.90%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 104 (14.15%) Firewall
2 36 (4.90%) VPN
3 32 (4.35%) DNS
4 21 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 20 (2.72%) Internet
6 14 (1.90%) SAN
7 12 (1.63%) Network Security
8 11 (1.50%) SSL
9 10 (1.36%) WebEx
10 9 (1.22%) OpenVPN
10 9 (1.22%) OPNsense
11 8 (1.09%) HTTP
11 8 (1.09%) OpenLDAP
12 5 (0.68%) IPv4
12 5 (0.68%) IPv6
13 2 (0.27%) DHCP
13 2 (0.27%) SMTP
13 2 (0.27%) SSH
13 2 (0.27%) VLAN
14 1 (0.14%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (7.76%) Big Data
2 55 (7.48%) MySQL
3 47 (6.39%) MongoDB
3 47 (6.39%) NoSQL
3 47 (6.39%) PostgreSQL
4 33 (4.49%) Amazon RDS
5 29 (3.95%) Apache Cassandra
6 28 (3.81%) SQL Server
7 18 (2.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 17 (2.31%) Redis
9 10 (1.36%) Hadoop
10 9 (1.22%) Amazon Redshift
10 9 (1.22%) Blockchain
10 9 (1.22%) Relational Database
11 7 (0.95%) MariaDB
12 6 (0.82%) DB2
13 5 (0.68%) Apache Hive
13 5 (0.68%) Event Store
13 5 (0.68%) InfluxDB
13 5 (0.68%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 290 (39.46%) Jenkins
2 156 (21.22%) Git (software)
3 89 (12.11%) TeamCity
4 65 (8.84%) Maven
5 62 (8.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 61 (8.30%) JIRA
7 55 (7.48%) Subversion
8 41 (5.58%) Octopus Deploy
9 39 (5.31%) Vagrant
10 32 (4.35%) Gradle
11 29 (3.95%) CircleCI
12 28 (3.81%) Ant
12 28 (3.81%) Codeship
13 25 (3.40%) Visual Studio Team System
14 24 (3.27%) Hudson
15 19 (2.59%) Cucumber
16 18 (2.45%) Visual Studio
17 17 (2.31%) Selenium
17 17 (2.31%) Sonatype Nexus
18 12 (1.63%) Bitbucket
General
1 143 (19.46%) Finance
2 30 (4.08%) Banking
3 28 (3.81%) Financial Institution
3 28 (3.81%) Games
4 24 (3.27%) Law
5 13 (1.77%) Retail
6 10 (1.36%) Marketing
7 7 (0.95%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.54%) Front Office
9 3 (0.41%) Automotive
9 3 (0.41%) Military
9 3 (0.41%) Publishing
9 3 (0.41%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.27%) Billing
11 1 (0.14%) Advertising
11 1 (0.14%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.14%) Electronics
11 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (12.79%) Web Services
2 93 (12.65%) .NET
3 34 (4.63%) Node.js
4 29 (3.95%) Elastic Stack
5 25 (3.40%) Kafka
6 23 (3.13%) AngularJS
6 23 (3.13%) ASP.NET
6 23 (3.13%) LAMP
6 23 (3.13%) React
7 22 (2.99%) J2EE
8 19 (2.59%) LDAP
9 17 (2.31%) RabbitMQ
10 16 (2.18%) Spring
11 14 (1.90%) J2SE
12 13 (1.77%) Spring Boot
13 12 (1.63%) HTML
13 12 (1.63%) Java EE
13 12 (1.63%) REST
14 11 (1.50%) .NET Framework
15 10 (1.36%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 85 (11.56%) Fintech
2 61 (8.30%) Public Cloud
3 45 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
4 39 (5.31%) Mobile App
5 37 (5.03%) Hedge funds
6 30 (4.08%) Data Centre
7 25 (3.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 25 (3.40%) Greenfield Project
8 23 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
9 22 (2.99%) Linux Command Line
10 17 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (1.77%) Cloud Native
12 8 (1.09%) Clustering
12 8 (1.09%) Replication
13 7 (0.95%) Semantic Web
14 5 (0.68%) Management Information System
14 5 (0.68%) Virtual Team
15 4 (0.54%) Fixed Income
16 3 (0.41%) Equities
16 3 (0.41%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 455 (61.90%) Linux
2 111 (15.10%) Windows
3 91 (12.38%) Unix
4 54 (7.35%) CentOS
5 48 (6.53%) Ubuntu
6 29 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (3.81%) Debian
8 21 (2.86%) Windows Server
9 10 (1.36%) FreeBSD
10 9 (1.22%) Amazon Linux
11 7 (0.95%) Fedora
12 6 (0.82%) DC/OS
13 3 (0.41%) CoreOS
14 2 (0.27%) openSUSE
14 2 (0.27%) Solaris
15 1 (0.14%) Android
15 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 735 (100.00%) DevOps
2 328 (44.63%) Agile Software Development
3 193 (26.26%) Configuration Management
4 179 (24.35%) Continuous Integration
5 121 (16.46%) Microservices
6 91 (12.38%) Open Source
7 76 (10.34%) Deployment Automation
8 74 (10.07%) Scrum
9 71 (9.66%) Load Balancing
10 62 (8.44%) Software Engineering
11 59 (8.03%) Test Automation
12 58 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
13 51 (6.94%) Analytics
13 51 (6.94%) High Availability
14 48 (6.53%) Problem-Solving
15 42 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 42 (5.71%) SDLC
16 41 (5.58%) Asset Management
16 41 (5.58%) Computer Science
17 40 (5.44%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 408 (55.51%) Python
2 208 (28.30%) Bash Shell
3 160 (21.77%) Java
4 148 (20.14%) Ruby
5 93 (12.65%) Perl
6 87 (11.84%) SQL
7 81 (11.02%) PowerShell
8 68 (9.25%) JavaScript
9 56 (7.62%) Go
10 55 (7.48%) PHP
11 41 (5.58%) C#
12 32 (4.35%) Shell Script
13 17 (2.31%) TypeScript
14 12 (1.63%) C++
15 10 (1.36%) C
16 9 (1.22%) T-SQL
17 7 (0.95%) Korn
18 5 (0.68%) Groovy
19 4 (0.54%) Scala
20 3 (0.41%) R
Qualifications
1 46 (6.26%) Degree
2 30 (4.08%) AWS Certification
3 11 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (0.68%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.41%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.27%) CCNA
6 2 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.27%) LPIC
6 2 (0.27%) OSCP
6 2 (0.27%) RHCE
7 1 (0.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.18%) QA
2 2 (0.27%) GDPR
2 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 424 (57.69%) Docker
2 46 (6.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (4.22%) Hyper-V
4 23 (3.13%) Active Directory
5 11 (1.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 11 (1.50%) KVM
5 11 (1.50%) NFS
5 11 (1.50%) Samba
6 9 (1.22%) pfSense
7 6 (0.82%) Varnish
7 6 (0.82%) vSphere
8 4 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.41%) HDFS
9 3 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.27%) QEMU
10 2 (0.27%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.27%) Xen
10 2 (0.27%) XenServer
11 1 (0.14%) LXC
Systems Management
1 366 (49.80%) Ansible
2 319 (43.40%) Puppet
3 293 (39.86%) Kubernetes
4 279 (37.96%) Opscode Chef
5 277 (37.69%) Terraform
6 65 (8.84%) Packer
7 52 (7.07%) Grafana
8 50 (6.80%) Salt
9 48 (6.53%) ZABBIX
10 43 (5.85%) Docker Swarm
11 38 (5.17%) Nagios
12 29 (3.95%) Cobbler
13 28 (3.81%) CFEngine
13 28 (3.81%) Consul
13 28 (3.81%) Graphite
14 26 (3.54%) Opsview
15 21 (2.86%) Kibana
15 21 (2.86%) Prometheus
16 18 (2.45%) logstash
17 17 (2.31%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 116 (15.78%) Google
2 69 (9.39%) VMware
3 51 (6.94%) Red Hat
4 36 (4.90%) Oracle
5 35 (4.76%) Atlassian
6 17 (2.31%) EnterpriseDB
6 17 (2.31%) PagerDuty
6 17 (2.31%) SaltStack
7 14 (1.90%) New Relic
7 14 (1.90%) Splunk
8 13 (1.77%) IBM
9 12 (1.63%) Citrix
10 11 (1.50%) hybris
11 10 (1.36%) EMC
11 10 (1.36%) NetApp
11 10 (1.36%) SAP
12 6 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (0.68%) HubSpot
13 5 (0.68%) Microsoft
13 5 (0.68%) TOWER Software