Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for an AWS Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 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 Engineer
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 499 603 936
Rank change year-on-year +104 +333 +110
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 973 780 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.54% 0.41% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.43% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 797 702 327
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -8.70% +9.52% -

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 171362 183209 211285
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 137432 153366 175465
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

AWS Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS Engineer in the UK

AWS Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for AWS Engineer in the UK

AWS Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Engineer over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for AWS Engineer in the UK

AWS Engineer
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 Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 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 +83 957 £60,000 - 83
London +11 520 £65,000 - 42
UK excluding London +204 448 £52,500 -8.70% 41
South East +116 196 £55,000 -4.35% 9
North of England +89 113 £52,500 +3.96% 19
Yorkshire +73 54 £52,500 - 8
North West +20 54 £50,000 +5.26% 11
South West +29 46 £50,000 -9.09% 4
East of England -19 44 £57,500 +13.86% 2
Midlands +29 38 £52,500 -16.00% 7
East Midlands +50 22 £52,500 - 3
West Midlands +10 16 £52,500 -16.00% 4
Scotland -1 11 £50,000 +33.33%
North East +13 5 £45,000 +45.16%

AWS Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, AWS Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 847 (87.05%) Amazon AWS
2 654 (67.21%) DevOps
3 651 (66.91%) Linux
4 490 (50.36%) Python
5 434 (44.60%) Puppet
6 408 (41.93%) Docker
7 405 (41.62%) Ansible
8 369 (37.92%) Opscode Chef
9 343 (35.25%) Jenkins
10 286 (29.39%) Agile Software Development
11 258 (26.52%) Java
12 256 (26.31%) Configuration Management
13 255 (26.21%) Bash Shell
14 252 (25.90%) Ruby
15 225 (23.12%) Terraform
16 190 (19.53%) Continuous Integration
17 184 (18.91%) Kubernetes
18 182 (18.71%) Windows
19 178 (18.29%) Web Services
20 175 (17.99%) Software Engineering
21 173 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
22 167 (17.16%) Perl
23 133 (13.67%) SQL
24 130 (13.36%) AWS CloudFormation
25 129 (13.26%) Amazon EC2
26 128 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 126 (12.95%) CentOS
28 125 (12.85%) Git (software)
29 113 (11.61%) Continuous Delivery
30 112 (11.51%) Finance

AWS Engineer 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 86 (8.84%) Elasticsearch
2 56 (5.76%) Apache
3 51 (5.24%) nginx
4 48 (4.93%) Tomcat
5 44 (4.52%) Apache Spark
6 43 (4.42%) OpenStack
7 38 (3.91%) IIS
8 23 (2.36%) Confluence
9 11 (1.13%) Apache Solr
9 11 (1.13%) Skype for Business
10 9 (0.92%) Jetty
11 5 (0.51%) CloudStack
11 5 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.41%) CMS
12 4 (0.41%) JBoss
12 4 (0.41%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.41%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.31%) Apache Pig
13 3 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
13 3 (0.31%) Ethereum
Applications
1 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.21%) Magento
1 2 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
1 2 (0.21%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 847 (87.05%) Amazon AWS
2 173 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 130 (13.36%) AWS CloudFormation
4 129 (13.26%) Amazon EC2
5 78 (8.02%) Amazon S3
6 64 (6.58%) SaaS
7 62 (6.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 52 (5.34%) Serverless
9 49 (5.04%) AWS Lambda
10 44 (4.52%) Amazon ELB
11 41 (4.21%) Google Cloud Platform
12 33 (3.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 32 (3.29%) Amazon Kinesis
14 29 (2.98%) Amazon SQS
15 25 (2.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 25 (2.57%) IaaS
16 22 (2.26%) PaaS
17 21 (2.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 21 (2.16%) Office 365
17 21 (2.16%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 89 (9.15%) DNS
2 38 (3.91%) TCP/IP
3 34 (3.49%) Internet
4 31 (3.19%) Firewall
5 25 (2.57%) DHCP
6 23 (2.36%) VPN
7 18 (1.85%) SAN
8 16 (1.64%) LDAP
9 14 (1.44%) Network Security
10 12 (1.23%) BGP
10 12 (1.23%) HTTP
10 12 (1.23%) Kerberos
10 12 (1.23%) Skype
10 12 (1.23%) VoIP
11 9 (0.92%) WAN
12 8 (0.82%) IPsec
12 8 (0.82%) LAN
13 7 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
13 7 (0.72%) MPLS
13 7 (0.72%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (10.28%) MySQL
2 90 (9.25%) NoSQL
3 73 (7.50%) MongoDB
4 71 (7.30%) Amazon RDS
5 64 (6.58%) Big Data
6 62 (6.37%) PostgreSQL
7 49 (5.04%) Redis
8 44 (4.52%) SQL Server
9 41 (4.21%) Hadoop
10 32 (3.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 31 (3.19%) Amazon Redshift
12 20 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
13 14 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (1.44%) Relational Database
14 10 (1.03%) Data Mining
15 8 (0.82%) MariaDB
15 8 (0.82%) Pentaho
16 7 (0.72%) BigQuery
16 7 (0.72%) Couchbase
16 7 (0.72%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 343 (35.25%) Jenkins
2 125 (12.85%) Git (software)
3 70 (7.19%) TeamCity
4 59 (6.06%) JIRA
5 38 (3.91%) Vagrant
6 35 (3.60%) Maven
7 32 (3.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 28 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 27 (2.77%) Visual Studio Team System
10 24 (2.47%) Subversion
11 21 (2.16%) Selenium
12 19 (1.95%) Cucumber
13 16 (1.64%) Travis CI
14 10 (1.03%) CircleCI
14 10 (1.03%) Hudson
14 10 (1.03%) JUnit
14 10 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
15 9 (0.92%) Bitbucket
16 8 (0.82%) Ant
16 8 (0.82%) Gradle
General
1 112 (11.51%) Finance
2 42 (4.32%) Banking
3 27 (2.77%) Telecoms
4 26 (2.67%) Retail
5 19 (1.95%) Games
6 11 (1.13%) Publishing
7 10 (1.03%) Law
7 10 (1.03%) Marketing
8 9 (0.92%) Electronics
9 6 (0.62%) Automotive
9 6 (0.62%) Legal
10 4 (0.41%) Advertising
10 4 (0.41%) Back Office
10 4 (0.41%) Front Office
11 3 (0.31%) Hindi Language
11 3 (0.31%) Japanese Language
11 3 (0.31%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.10%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.10%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (18.29%) Web Services
2 89 (9.15%) Node.js
3 58 (5.96%) .NET
4 49 (5.04%) Elastic Stack
5 27 (2.77%) Kafka
6 24 (2.47%) ASP.NET
6 24 (2.47%) HTML
7 23 (2.36%) LAMP
8 22 (2.26%) AngularJS
8 22 (2.26%) CSS
9 21 (2.16%) Spring
10 19 (1.95%) RESTful
11 18 (1.85%) React
12 17 (1.75%) REST
13 16 (1.64%) RabbitMQ
14 13 (1.34%) JSON
15 12 (1.23%) LEMP Stack
16 10 (1.03%) .NET Framework
16 10 (1.03%) Django
17 9 (0.92%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 82 (8.43%) Fintech
2 53 (5.45%) Public Cloud
3 38 (3.91%) Computer Science
4 37 (3.80%) Hybrid Cloud
5 27 (2.77%) Data Centre
6 20 (2.06%) Greenfield Project
7 18 (1.85%) Management Information System
8 14 (1.44%) Linux Command Line
9 13 (1.34%) Algorithms
9 13 (1.34%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (1.34%) Private Cloud
10 12 (1.23%) Clustering
11 11 (1.13%) PKI
11 11 (1.13%) User Experience
12 10 (1.03%) Cloud Native
12 10 (1.03%) Data Structures
13 9 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (0.82%) BYOD
14 8 (0.82%) Mobile App
15 7 (0.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 651 (66.91%) Linux
2 182 (18.71%) Windows
3 128 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 126 (12.95%) CentOS
5 106 (10.89%) Unix
6 61 (6.27%) Windows Server
7 37 (3.80%) Ubuntu
8 32 (3.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (1.44%) Debian
11 11 (1.13%) Android
12 10 (1.03%) Apple iOS
12 10 (1.03%) CoreOS
13 9 (0.92%) Amazon Linux
14 7 (0.72%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.62%) DC/OS
16 5 (0.51%) Windows 10
17 4 (0.41%) VMS
18 2 (0.21%) Fedora
18 2 (0.21%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 654 (67.21%) DevOps
2 286 (29.39%) Agile Software Development
3 256 (26.31%) Configuration Management
4 190 (19.53%) Continuous Integration
5 175 (17.99%) Software Engineering
6 113 (11.61%) Continuous Delivery
7 100 (10.28%) Scrum
8 93 (9.56%) Microservices
9 80 (8.22%) Migration
10 79 (8.12%) Open Source
11 68 (6.99%) TDD
12 67 (6.89%) E-Commerce
13 65 (6.68%) Mentoring
14 62 (6.37%) High Availability
15 50 (5.14%) Auto-Scaling
15 50 (5.14%) ITIL
16 49 (5.04%) Test Automation
17 46 (4.73%) Continuous Improvement
18 45 (4.62%) Analytics
19 41 (4.21%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 490 (50.36%) Python
2 258 (26.52%) Java
3 255 (26.21%) Bash Shell
4 252 (25.90%) Ruby
5 167 (17.16%) Perl
6 133 (13.67%) SQL
7 95 (9.76%) PowerShell
8 63 (6.47%) C#
8 63 (6.47%) JavaScript
9 58 (5.96%) Go
10 56 (5.76%) PHP
11 39 (4.01%) Scala
12 26 (2.67%) Shell Script
13 22 (2.26%) C++
14 14 (1.44%) Groovy
15 12 (1.23%) C
16 7 (0.72%) Apple Swift
17 6 (0.62%) Clojure
17 6 (0.62%) T-SQL
18 5 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 70 (7.19%) AWS Certification
2 54 (5.55%) Degree
3 23 (2.36%) Security Cleared
4 22 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (1.85%) SC Cleared
6 11 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (0.92%) RHCE
8 8 (0.82%) CCNA
8 8 (0.82%) Numerate Degree
9 5 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.41%) CITP
11 3 (0.31%) CCNP
11 3 (0.31%) MCSE
12 2 (0.21%) PhD
13 1 (0.10%) CCIE
13 1 (0.10%) CISA
13 1 (0.10%) CISM
13 1 (0.10%) CISSP
13 1 (0.10%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.47%) QA
2 7 (0.72%) GCP
3 5 (0.51%) PMO
4 4 (0.41%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.21%) DICOM
6 2 (0.21%) HL7
7 1 (0.10%) SLA
System Software
1 408 (41.93%) Docker
2 51 (5.24%) Active Directory
3 44 (4.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (2.26%) Hyper-V
5 15 (1.54%) LXC
5 15 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (1.13%) vSphere
7 7 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.62%) iptables
8 6 (0.62%) Varnish
8 6 (0.62%) Xen
9 5 (0.51%) Ceph
9 5 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (0.41%) KVM
10 4 (0.41%) NFS
10 4 (0.41%) Samba
10 4 (0.41%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.21%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 434 (44.60%) Puppet
2 405 (41.62%) Ansible
3 369 (37.92%) Opscode Chef
4 225 (23.12%) Terraform
5 184 (18.91%) Kubernetes
6 67 (6.89%) Nagios
7 51 (5.24%) Salt
8 48 (4.93%) Packer
9 28 (2.88%) Grafana
9 28 (2.88%) Kibana
10 27 (2.77%) Rundeck
11 20 (2.06%) logstash
12 19 (1.95%) Consul
12 19 (1.95%) Graphite
12 19 (1.95%) SCOM
13 16 (1.64%) Mesos
14 15 (1.54%) Graylog
14 15 (1.54%) SCCM
15 13 (1.34%) Prometheus
16 10 (1.03%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 98 (10.07%) Red Hat
2 86 (8.84%) Microsoft
3 71 (7.30%) VMware
4 56 (5.76%) Splunk
5 50 (5.14%) Google
6 48 (4.93%) SaltStack
7 30 (3.08%) ServiceNow
8 29 (2.98%) Oracle
9 23 (2.36%) Atlassian
10 15 (1.54%) New Relic
11 12 (1.23%) Cisco
12 11 (1.13%) AppDynamics
12 11 (1.13%) hybris
13 10 (1.03%) CheckPoint
14 8 (0.82%) F5
14 8 (0.82%) Rackspace
15 7 (0.72%) NetApp
15 7 (0.72%) Palo Alto
16 6 (0.62%) Arqiva
17 5 (0.51%) Pega