Period
to 25 September 2017

The median annual salary for an AWS DevOps was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 September 2017.

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
25 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 635 741 1014
Rank change year-on-year +106 +273 +80
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS DevOps 620 535 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.28% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.29% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 543 470 248
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +13.04% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £45,675 £42,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £82,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £58,750
% change year-on-year -4.35% -2.13% +2.17%

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 168762 184632 212568
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.46% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 135217 155132 176141
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 25 September 2017.

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 25 September 2017. 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 +122 611 £60,000 -7.69% 38
London -3 356 £67,500 +3.85% 24
UK excluding London +150 257 £55,000 -4.35% 14
South East +126 123 £55,000 -4.35% 7
North of England +46 77 £52,500 +5.00% 5
North West +16 38 £47,500 +8.57% 2
Yorkshire +43 37 £55,000 +10.00% 3
East of England -30 22 £57,500 - 1
South West +30 17 £52,500 +10.53%
Midlands +48 13 £50,000 -23.08% 1
East Midlands +39 10 £47,500 -24.00% 1
Scotland -2 5 £37,500 -
West Midlands +15 3 £50,000 -25.93%
North East - 2 £45,000 -

AWS DevOps Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2017, 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.

1 620 (100.00%) DevOps
2 527 (85.00%) Amazon AWS
3 484 (78.06%) Linux
4 336 (54.19%) Puppet
5 331 (53.39%) Python
6 318 (51.29%) Docker
7 315 (50.81%) Ansible
8 276 (44.52%) Opscode Chef
9 253 (40.81%) Jenkins
10 203 (32.74%) Agile Software Development
11 199 (32.10%) Bash Shell
12 175 (28.23%) Java
13 169 (27.26%) Continuous Integration
14 166 (26.77%) Ruby
15 164 (26.45%) Terraform
16 161 (25.97%) Kubernetes
16 161 (25.97%) Configuration Management
17 121 (19.52%) Windows
18 115 (18.55%) Perl
18 115 (18.55%) AWS CloudFormation
19 105 (16.94%) Web Services
20 104 (16.77%) Amazon EC2
21 96 (15.48%) Git (software)
22 87 (14.03%) Software Engineering
23 83 (13.39%) Microsoft Azure
24 77 (12.42%) MongoDB
25 75 (12.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 73 (11.77%) Red Hat
26 73 (11.77%) Elasticsearch
26 73 (11.77%) Continuous Delivery

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 73 (11.77%) Elasticsearch
2 52 (8.39%) nginx
2 52 (8.39%) OpenStack
3 51 (8.23%) Apache
4 37 (5.97%) Confluence
4 37 (5.97%) Tomcat
5 31 (5.00%) IIS
6 15 (2.42%) Jetty
7 12 (1.94%) Apache Spark
8 9 (1.45%) Apache Solr
9 7 (1.13%) Drupal
10 6 (0.97%) CloudStack
11 2 (0.32%) JBoss
11 2 (0.32%) NServiceBus
11 2 (0.32%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.16%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.16%) CMS
12 1 (0.16%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 527 (85.00%) Amazon AWS
2 115 (18.55%) AWS CloudFormation
3 104 (16.77%) Amazon EC2
4 83 (13.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 67 (10.81%) SaaS
6 65 (10.48%) Amazon S3
7 64 (10.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 38 (6.13%) Amazon ELB
9 29 (4.68%) AWS Lambda
10 28 (4.52%) Google Cloud Platform
11 27 (4.35%) PaaS
12 20 (3.23%) Amazon SQS
13 18 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
14 15 (2.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 13 (2.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 13 (2.10%) Datadog
16 11 (1.77%) GitHub
16 11 (1.77%) Loggly
17 8 (1.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 7 (1.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.00%) Internet
2 19 (3.06%) Firewall
3 15 (2.42%) VPN
4 10 (1.61%) DNS
4 10 (1.61%) HTTP
5 9 (1.45%) IPsec
6 7 (1.13%) BGP
6 7 (1.13%) Network Security
6 7 (1.13%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.97%) SAN
7 6 (0.97%) SSL
8 5 (0.81%) Wireshark
9 4 (0.65%) VoIP
10 3 (0.48%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.32%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.32%) Multicast
12 1 (0.16%) Asterisk PBX
12 1 (0.16%) Kerberos
12 1 (0.16%) WAN
12 1 (0.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (12.42%) MongoDB
2 60 (9.68%) Amazon RDS
3 56 (9.03%) NoSQL
4 47 (7.58%) Redis
5 42 (6.77%) MySQL
5 42 (6.77%) PostgreSQL
6 32 (5.16%) Big Data
7 23 (3.71%) SQL Server
8 21 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
9 17 (2.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 14 (2.26%) InfluxDB
11 11 (1.77%) Hadoop
12 7 (1.13%) Amazon Redshift
12 7 (1.13%) Relational Database
13 4 (0.65%) Apache Hive
13 4 (0.65%) Couchbase
13 4 (0.65%) HBase
13 4 (0.65%) MariaDB
13 4 (0.65%) Neo4j
14 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 253 (40.81%) Jenkins
2 96 (15.48%) Git (software)
3 68 (10.97%) JIRA
4 43 (6.94%) Hudson
5 40 (6.45%) Vagrant
6 34 (5.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 26 (4.19%) Selenium
8 19 (3.06%) Gradle
8 19 (3.06%) TeamCity
9 15 (2.42%) Cucumber
9 15 (2.42%) Subversion
10 13 (2.10%) Maven
11 12 (1.94%) WebDriver
12 11 (1.77%) Octopus Deploy
12 11 (1.77%) PHPUnit
13 10 (1.61%) Bitbucket
14 8 (1.29%) Gitweb
15 6 (0.97%) CircleCI
15 6 (0.97%) Travis CI
16 5 (0.81%) JMeter
General
1 52 (8.39%) Finance
2 30 (4.84%) Telecoms
3 25 (4.03%) Banking
4 14 (2.26%) Retail
5 11 (1.77%) Games
6 9 (1.45%) Publishing
7 7 (1.13%) Marketing
8 5 (0.81%) Law
9 4 (0.65%) Music Industry
10 2 (0.32%) Advertising
11 1 (0.16%) Automotive
11 1 (0.16%) Back Office
11 1 (0.16%) Electronics
11 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (16.94%) Web Services
2 64 (10.32%) Node.js
3 47 (7.58%) .NET
4 40 (6.45%) Elastic Stack
5 25 (4.03%) AngularJS
6 21 (3.39%) RabbitMQ
7 17 (2.74%) JSON
8 15 (2.42%) Gherkin
9 13 (2.10%) React
9 13 (2.10%) Symfony
10 12 (1.94%) Middleware
10 12 (1.94%) REST
11 11 (1.77%) LAMP
11 11 (1.77%) Memcached
12 10 (1.61%) ASP.NET
12 10 (1.61%) Spring
13 9 (1.45%) Behat
13 9 (1.45%) Kafka
13 9 (1.45%) Lucene
13 9 (1.45%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 44 (7.10%) Fintech
2 20 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (2.42%) Management Information System
3 15 (2.42%) Public Cloud
4 9 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (1.45%) Life Science
4 9 (1.45%) Private Cloud
5 8 (1.29%) Clustering
5 8 (1.29%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.29%) Data Centre
5 8 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (0.81%) Hedge funds
6 5 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (0.81%) iPad
6 5 (0.81%) Virtual Team
7 4 (0.65%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.65%) User Experience
8 3 (0.48%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (0.48%) PKI
9 2 (0.32%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 484 (78.06%) Linux
2 121 (19.52%) Windows
3 75 (12.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 65 (10.48%) Unix
5 63 (10.16%) CentOS
6 40 (6.45%) Windows Server
7 18 (2.90%) Ubuntu
8 13 (2.10%) CoreOS
8 13 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.97%) Debian
10 4 (0.65%) VMS
11 3 (0.48%) Android
12 2 (0.32%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.32%) SUSE
13 1 (0.16%) AIX
13 1 (0.16%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 620 (100.00%) DevOps
2 203 (32.74%) Agile Software Development
3 169 (27.26%) Continuous Integration
4 161 (25.97%) Configuration Management
5 87 (14.03%) Software Engineering
6 73 (11.77%) Continuous Delivery
7 60 (9.68%) Scrum
8 59 (9.52%) BDD
9 58 (9.35%) Migration
10 56 (9.03%) E-Commerce
10 56 (9.03%) Microservices
10 56 (9.03%) TDD
11 37 (5.97%) Auto-Scaling
11 37 (5.97%) Open Source
12 36 (5.81%) Continuous Improvement
13 35 (5.65%) Test Automation
14 34 (5.48%) Mentoring
15 33 (5.32%) High Availability
16 30 (4.84%) Analytics
17 29 (4.68%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 331 (53.39%) Python
2 199 (32.10%) Bash Shell
3 175 (28.23%) Java
4 166 (26.77%) Ruby
5 115 (18.55%) Perl
6 55 (8.87%) SQL
7 52 (8.39%) PowerShell
8 47 (7.58%) Shell Script
9 46 (7.42%) Go
10 42 (6.77%) PHP
11 35 (5.65%) C#
12 29 (4.68%) Groovy
13 27 (4.35%) JavaScript
14 7 (1.13%) C++
14 7 (1.13%) Scala
15 6 (0.97%) GraphQL
16 5 (0.81%) C
17 4 (0.65%) Tcl
18 3 (0.48%) Erlang
18 3 (0.48%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 37 (5.97%) AWS Certification
2 16 (2.58%) Degree
3 5 (0.81%) RHCE
4 3 (0.48%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.32%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.32%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.16%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.90%) QA
2 5 (0.81%) GCP
3 3 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.48%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.32%) DICOM
4 2 (0.32%) HL7
4 2 (0.32%) SLA
5 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 318 (51.29%) Docker
2 19 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (2.58%) Active Directory
3 16 (2.58%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (1.94%) vSphere
5 8 (1.29%) LXC
5 8 (1.29%) Xen
6 5 (0.81%) XenServer
7 4 (0.65%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.48%) iptables
8 3 (0.48%) NFS
8 3 (0.48%) Varnish
9 2 (0.32%) Ceph
9 2 (0.32%) Gluster
9 2 (0.32%) KVM
9 2 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.16%) etcd
10 1 (0.16%) flannel
Systems Management
1 336 (54.19%) Puppet
2 315 (50.81%) Ansible
3 276 (44.52%) Opscode Chef
4 164 (26.45%) Terraform
5 161 (25.97%) Kubernetes
6 28 (4.52%) Packer
6 28 (4.52%) Salt
7 25 (4.03%) Nagios
8 21 (3.39%) Grafana
9 20 (3.23%) Mesos
10 19 (3.06%) Kibana
11 18 (2.90%) rkt
12 13 (2.10%) HAProxy
13 10 (1.61%) Consul
13 10 (1.61%) logstash
14 9 (1.45%) Marathon
14 9 (1.45%) Prometheus
15 7 (1.13%) Cobbler
16 6 (0.97%) Graylog
17 5 (0.81%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 73 (11.77%) Red Hat
2 49 (7.90%) SaltStack
3 43 (6.94%) VMware
4 31 (5.00%) Google
5 27 (4.35%) AppDynamics
6 26 (4.19%) ServiceNow
7 23 (3.71%) Microsoft
8 18 (2.90%) New Relic
9 16 (2.58%) Atlassian
10 15 (2.42%) Oracle
11 9 (1.45%) F5
12 8 (1.29%) Splunk
13 7 (1.13%) Rackspace
14 5 (0.81%) EnterpriseDB
15 4 (0.65%) Cisco
15 4 (0.65%) Facebook
15 4 (0.65%) Perforce
15 4 (0.65%) Twitter
16 3 (0.48%) SOASTA, Inc
16 3 (0.48%) Trend Micro