Period
to 6 May 2021

The median annual salary for an AWS DevOps was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 328 513 490
Rank change year-on-year +185 -23 +77
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS DevOps 822 496 858
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.93% 0.49% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.51% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 762 446 798
10th Percentile £38,750 £46,250 £50,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £57,500 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -17.24% +3.57% +7.69%
75th Percentile £77,500 £86,250 £85,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £102,500 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +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 81,772 97,376 141,089
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.84% 95.32% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 63,439 79,050 113,190
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,000 £38,750 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +177 732 £60,000 -17.24% 116
UK excluding London +246 397 £52,500 -12.50% 52
London +77 372 £75,000 -6.25% 69
Work from Home +27 237 £47,500 -20.83% 41
North of England +150 222 £57,500 -4.17% 18
Yorkshire +79 140 £57,500 -4.17% 10
North West +89 72 £55,000 -12.00% 6
South West +8 44 £55,000 +15.79% 11
Midlands +31 37 £57,500 -4.17% 6
South East +65 35 £65,000 +6.12% 6
Scotland +25 35 £47,500 -13.64% 2
West Midlands -1 20 £60,000 - 6
East Midlands +17 13 £50,000 -35.48%
Wales +39 11 £47,500 -18.45% 2
North East +13 10 £53,750 +16.22% 2
East of England +13 7 £65,000 +6.12% 6
Northern Ireland +14 6 £35,000 - 1

AWS DevOps Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 822 (100.00%) DevOps
2 701 (85.28%) AWS
3 580 (70.56%) Terraform
4 526 (63.99%) Kubernetes
5 487 (59.25%) Docker
6 427 (51.95%) Linux
7 407 (49.51%) Agile Software Development
8 336 (40.88%) Infrastructure as Code
9 329 (40.02%) Python
10 305 (37.10%) Puppet
11 272 (33.09%) AWS CloudFormation
12 259 (31.51%) Opscode Chef
13 253 (30.78%) Ansible
14 205 (24.94%) Deployment Automation
15 201 (24.45%) Jenkins
16 199 (24.21%) Continuous Integration
17 183 (22.26%) Git (software)
18 170 (20.68%) Configuration Management
19 145 (17.64%) Scrum
19 145 (17.64%) Azure
20 141 (17.15%) Migration
21 113 (13.75%) AWS Certification
22 111 (13.50%) Go
22 111 (13.50%) Finance
22 111 (13.50%) Bash Shell
23 109 (13.26%) Serverless
24 105 (12.77%) Ruby
25 102 (12.41%) Security Cleared
25 102 (12.41%) Microservices
25 102 (12.41%) Amazon EKS

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 16 (1.95%) Apache
2 15 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (1.70%) IIS
4 10 (1.22%) Apache Spark
5 8 (0.97%) Confluence
6 6 (0.73%) nginx
7 4 (0.49%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.36%) Drupal
9 2 (0.24%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.24%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.24%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.24%) WordPress
10 1 (0.12%) CMS
10 1 (0.12%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.12%) Traefik
Applications
1 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.24%) Magento
2 1 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 701 (85.28%) AWS
2 272 (33.09%) AWS CloudFormation
3 145 (17.64%) Azure
4 109 (13.26%) Serverless
5 102 (12.41%) Amazon EKS
6 89 (10.83%) PaaS
7 83 (10.10%) SaaS
8 78 (9.49%) IaaS
9 75 (9.12%) GCP
10 66 (8.03%) Pulumi
11 64 (7.79%) AWS Lambda
12 62 (7.54%) Amazon EC2
13 53 (6.45%) Amazon ECS
13 53 (6.45%) GitHub
14 47 (5.72%) Amazon S3
15 33 (4.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 29 (3.53%) AWS CodeDeploy
17 28 (3.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 26 (3.16%) Amazon ELB
19 23 (2.80%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.95%) DNS
2 13 (1.58%) VPN
3 10 (1.22%) Firewall
4 6 (0.73%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.49%) OpenVPN
5 4 (0.49%) SSL
6 3 (0.36%) Broadband
6 3 (0.36%) DHCP
6 3 (0.36%) Multicast
6 3 (0.36%) Network Security
6 3 (0.36%) tcpdump
6 3 (0.36%) VLAN
7 2 (0.24%) FTP
7 2 (0.24%) HTTP
7 2 (0.24%) Internet
7 2 (0.24%) SMTP
7 2 (0.24%) SSH
8 1 (0.12%) BGP
8 1 (0.12%) OSPF
8 1 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (4.62%) Amazon RDS
2 26 (3.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 25 (3.04%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (2.92%) MySQL
5 16 (1.95%) NoSQL
6 15 (1.82%) Relational Database
6 15 (1.82%) SQL Server
7 11 (1.34%) Big Data
8 10 (1.22%) MongoDB
9 8 (0.97%) OLTP
10 6 (0.73%) Redis
11 4 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.36%) Amazon Aurora
12 3 (0.36%) Amazon Redshift
12 3 (0.36%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (0.36%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.36%) MariaDB
13 2 (0.24%) BigQuery
13 2 (0.24%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.12%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 201 (24.45%) Jenkins
2 183 (22.26%) Git (software)
3 79 (9.61%) GitLab
4 33 (4.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 30 (3.65%) TeamCity
6 26 (3.16%) JIRA
7 12 (1.46%) Bitbucket
8 8 (0.97%) Artifactory
8 8 (0.97%) CircleCI
8 8 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (0.97%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (0.73%) Subversion
10 5 (0.61%) SonarQube
10 5 (0.61%) Vagrant
11 4 (0.49%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.36%) Travis CI
13 1 (0.12%) Gradle
13 1 (0.12%) Terragrunt
13 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 111 (13.50%) Finance
2 90 (10.95%) Social Skills
3 40 (4.87%) Public Sector
4 38 (4.62%) Banking
5 13 (1.58%) Games
6 9 (1.09%) Retail
7 7 (0.85%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.73%) Electronics
8 6 (0.73%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.73%) Marketing
9 4 (0.49%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.36%) Advertising
10 3 (0.36%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.36%) Law
11 2 (0.24%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (0.24%) Front Office
11 2 (0.24%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.24%) Legal
12 1 (0.12%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (7.06%) Node.js
2 43 (5.23%) Web Services
3 32 (3.89%) .NET
3 32 (3.89%) Kafka
4 25 (3.04%) Elastic Stack
5 17 (2.07%) Lambda Expressions
6 8 (0.97%) Velocity
7 6 (0.73%) RESTful
8 4 (0.49%) .NET Core
8 4 (0.49%) .NET Framework
8 4 (0.49%) LAMP
8 4 (0.49%) LAPP Stack
8 4 (0.49%) LEMP Stack
9 3 (0.36%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (0.36%) Spring
9 3 (0.36%) Spring Boot
9 3 (0.36%) YAML
10 2 (0.24%) Apache Flex
10 2 (0.24%) Java EE
10 2 (0.24%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 60 (7.30%) Enterprise Cloud
2 49 (5.96%) Cloud Native
3 41 (4.99%) Public Cloud
4 24 (2.92%) Greenfield Project
5 18 (2.19%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (1.22%) NHS
7 9 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
7 9 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
8 8 (0.97%) CMDB
9 7 (0.85%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.49%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.49%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.36%) Clustering
11 3 (0.36%) Grid Computing
11 3 (0.36%) PMI
11 3 (0.36%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.24%) Equities
12 2 (0.24%) User Experience
12 2 (0.24%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.12%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 427 (51.95%) Linux
2 70 (8.52%) Windows
3 38 (4.62%) Unix
4 18 (2.19%) Windows Server
5 17 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (1.95%) CentOS
7 9 (1.09%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.36%) Amazon Linux
8 3 (0.36%) CoreOS
8 3 (0.36%) Debian
8 3 (0.36%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.36%) VMS
9 2 (0.24%) zOS
10 1 (0.12%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 822 (100.00%) DevOps
2 407 (49.51%) Agile Software Development
3 336 (40.88%) Infrastructure as Code
4 205 (24.94%) Deployment Automation
5 199 (24.21%) Continuous Integration
6 170 (20.68%) Configuration Management
7 145 (17.64%) Scrum
8 141 (17.15%) Migration
9 102 (12.41%) Microservices
10 91 (11.07%) Problem-Solving
11 83 (10.10%) Software Engineering
12 74 (9.00%) Fintech
13 61 (7.42%) Test Automation
14 36 (4.38%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 36 (4.38%) TDD
15 34 (4.14%) Infrastructure Automation
15 34 (4.14%) Load Balancing
15 34 (4.14%) Mentoring
16 28 (3.41%) Continuous Deployment
17 27 (3.28%) The Twelve-Factor App
Programming Languages
1 329 (40.02%) Python
2 111 (13.50%) Bash Shell
2 111 (13.50%) Go
3 105 (12.77%) Ruby
4 83 (10.10%) Java
5 72 (8.76%) PowerShell
6 38 (4.62%) SQL
7 34 (4.14%) C#
8 33 (4.01%) JavaScript
9 22 (2.68%) Perl
10 18 (2.19%) PHP
11 10 (1.22%) VB.NET
12 9 (1.09%) Groovy
13 6 (0.73%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.61%) C
15 2 (0.24%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.12%) Bourne shell
16 1 (0.12%) Clojure
16 1 (0.12%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 113 (13.75%) AWS Certification
2 102 (12.41%) Security Cleared
3 81 (9.85%) SC Cleared
4 18 (2.19%) Degree
5 7 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.49%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.36%) MCSA
8 3 (0.36%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (0.97%) Data Quality
1 8 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (0.85%) QA
3 4 (0.49%) GDPR
3 4 (0.49%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.24%) EMIR
4 2 (0.24%) MiFID
System Software
1 487 (59.25%) Docker
2 21 (2.55%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.49%) vSphere
6 3 (0.36%) iptables
7 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 580 (70.56%) Terraform
2 526 (63.99%) Kubernetes
3 305 (37.10%) Puppet
4 259 (31.51%) Opscode Chef
5 253 (30.78%) Ansible
6 29 (3.53%) Prometheus
7 21 (2.55%) CFEngine
8 16 (1.95%) Packer
9 15 (1.82%) Grafana
10 7 (0.85%) Nagios
11 6 (0.73%) Failover Clustering
11 6 (0.73%) logstash
12 5 (0.61%) Proxmox
13 4 (0.49%) Graylog
13 4 (0.49%) Istio
13 4 (0.49%) Opsgenie
14 3 (0.36%) Consul
14 3 (0.36%) Mesos
15 2 (0.24%) Kibana
15 2 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 63 (7.66%) SaltStack
2 54 (6.57%) Google
3 29 (3.53%) Microsoft
4 16 (1.95%) Red Hat
4 16 (1.95%) Splunk
5 11 (1.34%) VMware
6 10 (1.22%) Atlassian
7 9 (1.09%) SAP
8 7 (0.85%) Dynatrace
9 6 (0.73%) Oracle
10 5 (0.61%) Cisco
11 3 (0.36%) Facebook
11 3 (0.36%) Juniper
11 3 (0.36%) New Relic
11 3 (0.36%) Palo Alto
12 2 (0.24%) IBM
13 1 (0.12%) Adobe
13 1 (0.12%) Perforce
13 1 (0.12%) Planview
13 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com