Period
to 21 May 2018

The median annual salary for an AWS DevOps was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 549 721 861
Rank change year-on-year +172 +140 +161
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS DevOps 836 467 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.28% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.29% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 735 401 394
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £96,500 £83,750 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 165,560 162,837 194,208
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.40% 96.45% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 134,821 134,730 163,067
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 21 May 2018.

Salary histogram for AWS DevOps in the UK

AWS DevOps
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 within the UK over the 6 months to 21 May 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 +184 810 £65,000 +4.00% 137
London +137 549 £70,000 +7.69% 96
UK excluding London +95 272 £55,000 - 44
North of England +76 113 £52,500 +4.48% 20
South East +9 77 £50,500 -8.18% 9
North West +34 57 £55,000 +25.00% 10
Yorkshire +50 43 £52,500 -4.55% 9
East of England +7 37 £65,000 +13.04% 6
Midlands +6 20 £62,500 +13.64% 4
South West -14 14 £57,500 - 2
North East -1 13 £50,000 - 1
East Midlands +1 12 £51,250 -2.38% 2
West Midlands +4 8 £62,500 - 2
Wales - 7 £50,000 - 1
Scotland -36 3 £70,000 +75.00% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 £35,000 -

AWS DevOps Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, 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.

1 836 (100.00%) DevOps
2 775 (92.70%) Amazon AWS
3 576 (68.90%) Linux
4 495 (59.21%) Python
5 440 (52.63%) Ansible
6 407 (48.68%) Docker
7 399 (47.73%) Puppet
8 359 (42.94%) Jenkins
9 326 (39.00%) Opscode Chef
10 311 (37.20%) Agile Software Development
11 299 (35.77%) Configuration Management
12 270 (32.30%) Terraform
12 270 (32.30%) Continuous Integration
13 232 (27.75%) Java
14 223 (26.67%) Bash Shell
15 211 (25.24%) Ruby
16 198 (23.68%) Kubernetes
17 179 (21.41%) Microsoft Azure
18 169 (20.22%) AWS CloudFormation
19 143 (17.11%) Web Services
20 126 (15.07%) Finance
21 122 (14.59%) Git (software)
22 118 (14.11%) Software Engineering
23 116 (13.88%) Amazon EC2
24 106 (12.68%) Windows
24 106 (12.68%) Microservices
25 105 (12.56%) AWS Certification
26 103 (12.32%) SQL
27 99 (11.84%) Deployment Automation
28 89 (10.65%) PowerShell

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 57 (6.82%) Elasticsearch
2 43 (5.14%) Apache
3 37 (4.43%) OpenStack
4 32 (3.83%) Confluence
5 30 (3.59%) nginx
6 27 (3.23%) Tomcat
7 25 (2.99%) Apache Spark
8 21 (2.51%) Apache Solr
8 21 (2.51%) CloudStack
9 20 (2.39%) WordPress
10 15 (1.79%) Drupal
11 12 (1.44%) Moodle
12 8 (0.96%) IIS
13 3 (0.36%) CMS
13 3 (0.36%) JBoss
13 3 (0.36%) Jetty
13 3 (0.36%) SharePoint
14 2 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 2 (0.24%) WebLogic
15 1 (0.12%) SAS
Business Applications
1 13 (1.56%) Eagle PACE
1 13 (1.56%) Front Arena
1 13 (1.56%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.12%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 775 (92.70%) Amazon AWS
2 179 (21.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 169 (20.22%) AWS CloudFormation
4 116 (13.88%) Amazon EC2
5 87 (10.41%) SaaS
6 71 (8.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 68 (8.13%) Google Cloud Platform
8 63 (7.54%) Amazon S3
9 55 (6.58%) Serverless
10 50 (5.98%) Amazon ELB
11 47 (5.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 41 (4.90%) AWS Lambda
13 39 (4.67%) Route 53
14 34 (4.07%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 30 (3.59%) IaaS
16 28 (3.35%) GitHub
17 27 (3.23%) PaaS
18 25 (2.99%) Amazon SQS
19 21 (2.51%) Amazon EMR
20 19 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 76 (9.09%) DNS
2 44 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 31 (3.71%) VPN
4 28 (3.35%) Firewall
5 25 (2.99%) HTTP
5 25 (2.99%) SSL
6 17 (2.03%) Internet
7 16 (1.91%) DHCP
8 11 (1.32%) SSH
9 7 (0.84%) LAN
9 7 (0.84%) WAN
10 5 (0.60%) Network Security
11 4 (0.48%) DAB
12 3 (0.36%) OpenVPN
12 3 (0.36%) OPNsense
12 3 (0.36%) VoIP
12 3 (0.36%) VSAN
13 1 (0.12%) Kerberos
13 1 (0.12%) Remote Desktop
13 1 (0.12%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (10.41%) MySQL
2 84 (10.05%) NoSQL
3 77 (9.21%) Big Data
4 68 (8.13%) MongoDB
5 63 (7.54%) Amazon RDS
6 46 (5.50%) SQL Server
7 33 (3.95%) Hadoop
7 33 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
8 30 (3.59%) Redis
9 25 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
9 25 (2.99%) Neo4j
10 23 (2.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 12 (1.44%) HAWQ
11 12 (1.44%) Pentaho
11 12 (1.44%) Spark SQL
12 9 (1.08%) Amazon Redshift
13 8 (0.96%) Cosmos DB
14 7 (0.84%) Amazon Athena
15 6 (0.72%) Relational Database
16 5 (0.60%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 359 (42.94%) Jenkins
2 122 (14.59%) Git (software)
3 78 (9.33%) TeamCity
4 63 (7.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 59 (7.06%) Vagrant
6 53 (6.34%) JIRA
7 30 (3.59%) Maven
8 28 (3.35%) MSBuild
9 22 (2.63%) Gradle
10 18 (2.15%) Selenium
11 16 (1.91%) SonarQube
12 15 (1.79%) Artifactory
12 15 (1.79%) Subversion
13 14 (1.67%) Cucumber
13 14 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
14 13 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
15 11 (1.32%) GitLab
16 10 (1.20%) CircleCI
17 9 (1.08%) Hudson
17 9 (1.08%) Travis CI
General
1 126 (15.07%) Finance
2 34 (4.07%) Retail
3 29 (3.47%) Front Office
4 23 (2.75%) Marketing
4 23 (2.75%) Publishing
5 18 (2.15%) Manufacturing
6 14 (1.67%) Banking
6 14 (1.67%) Electronics
7 13 (1.56%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.44%) Advertising
9 8 (0.96%) Games
10 4 (0.48%) Law
11 3 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.12%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (17.11%) Web Services
2 82 (9.81%) .NET
3 77 (9.21%) Node.js
4 51 (6.10%) AngularJS
5 43 (5.14%) LAMP
6 33 (3.95%) Elastic Stack
7 28 (3.35%) React
8 24 (2.87%) Kafka
9 22 (2.63%) J2EE
10 19 (2.27%) J2SE
11 16 (1.91%) LDAP
11 16 (1.91%) LEMP Stack
11 16 (1.91%) Middleware
11 16 (1.91%) RESTful
12 15 (1.79%) HTML
12 15 (1.79%) RabbitMQ
13 12 (1.44%) JSON
13 12 (1.44%) XML
14 11 (1.32%) ASP.NET
14 11 (1.32%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 55 (6.58%) Fintech
2 51 (6.10%) Public Cloud
3 31 (3.71%) Greenfield Project
4 25 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (2.63%) Data Centre
5 22 (2.63%) Mobile App
6 20 (2.39%) Clustering
6 20 (2.39%) Private Cloud
6 20 (2.39%) Semantic Web
7 16 (1.91%) Linux Command Line
8 15 (1.79%) Computer Science
8 15 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 15 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
9 14 (1.67%) Derivative
10 13 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (1.56%) Equities
10 13 (1.56%) Exotic Derivative
10 13 (1.56%) Fixed Income
11 11 (1.32%) Cloud Native
12 10 (1.20%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 576 (68.90%) Linux
2 106 (12.68%) Windows
3 75 (8.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 68 (8.13%) Unix
5 44 (5.26%) CentOS
6 36 (4.31%) Ubuntu
7 15 (1.79%) Windows Server
8 13 (1.56%) Amazon Linux
8 13 (1.56%) Debian
9 5 (0.60%) Android
10 4 (0.48%) Solaris
11 3 (0.36%) CoreOS
11 3 (0.36%) FreeBSD
11 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.24%) Mesosphere
13 1 (0.12%) Fedora
13 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 836 (100.00%) DevOps
2 311 (37.20%) Agile Software Development
3 299 (35.77%) Configuration Management
4 270 (32.30%) Continuous Integration
5 118 (14.11%) Software Engineering
6 106 (12.68%) Microservices
7 99 (11.84%) Deployment Automation
8 85 (10.17%) High Availability
9 73 (8.73%) Analytics
9 73 (8.73%) Open Source
10 72 (8.61%) Continuous Deployment
10 72 (8.61%) E-Commerce
11 69 (8.25%) TDD
12 64 (7.66%) Continuous Delivery
13 49 (5.86%) Scrum
14 44 (5.26%) Asset Management
15 40 (4.78%) Performance Tuning
16 37 (4.43%) Migration
16 37 (4.43%) Task Automation
17 35 (4.19%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 495 (59.21%) Python
2 232 (27.75%) Java
3 223 (26.67%) Bash Shell
4 211 (25.24%) Ruby
5 103 (12.32%) SQL
6 89 (10.65%) PowerShell
7 83 (9.93%) Perl
8 69 (8.25%) C#
9 62 (7.42%) PHP
10 55 (6.58%) Shell Script
11 51 (6.10%) Go
12 44 (5.26%) JavaScript
13 16 (1.91%) Bourne shell
13 16 (1.91%) Korn
14 14 (1.67%) Scala
15 8 (0.96%) C++
16 7 (0.84%) C
17 6 (0.72%) Groovy
17 6 (0.72%) Java 8
18 5 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 105 (12.56%) AWS Certification
2 25 (2.99%) Degree
3 7 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (0.84%) Security Cleared
4 6 (0.72%) PhD
5 5 (0.60%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.36%) RHCE
7 1 (0.12%) CISSP
7 1 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.12%) LPIC
7 1 (0.12%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (5.26%) QA
2 24 (2.87%) GCP
3 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 407 (48.68%) Docker
2 25 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.67%) NFS
3 14 (1.67%) Samba
3 14 (1.67%) vSphere
4 13 (1.56%) Apache Flume
5 11 (1.32%) Active Directory
6 10 (1.20%) KVM
7 8 (0.96%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.96%) Varnish
7 8 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.96%) VirtualBox
8 5 (0.60%) pfSense
9 4 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (0.48%) VMware NSX
9 4 (0.48%) Xen
10 2 (0.24%) FreeRADIUS
10 2 (0.24%) LXC
11 1 (0.12%) HDFS
11 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 440 (52.63%) Ansible
2 399 (47.73%) Puppet
3 326 (39.00%) Opscode Chef
4 270 (32.30%) Terraform
5 198 (23.68%) Kubernetes
6 77 (9.21%) Salt
7 61 (7.30%) Packer
8 28 (3.35%) Nagios
9 25 (2.99%) Docker Swarm
10 16 (1.91%) ZABBIX
11 15 (1.79%) Cobbler
12 12 (1.44%) Check_MK
13 10 (1.20%) Prometheus
13 10 (1.20%) Rancher
14 9 (1.08%) Grafana
14 9 (1.08%) Mesos
15 8 (0.96%) Consul
15 8 (0.96%) Kibana
16 6 (0.72%) HAProxy
17 5 (0.60%) Icinga
Vendors
1 68 (8.13%) Google
2 62 (7.42%) Red Hat
3 46 (5.50%) Microsoft
4 40 (4.78%) SaltStack
5 32 (3.83%) VMware
6 27 (3.23%) AppDynamics
7 26 (3.11%) Cloudera
7 26 (3.11%) Hortonworks
8 23 (2.75%) IBM
9 21 (2.51%) SAP
10 19 (2.27%) Informatica
10 19 (2.27%) Talend
11 18 (2.15%) New Relic
12 14 (1.67%) Charles River
13 13 (1.56%) Calypso
13 13 (1.56%) FXall
13 13 (1.56%) hybris
13 13 (1.56%) MuleSoft
13 13 (1.56%) SimCorp
14 12 (1.44%) Greenplum