Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for an AWS Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 January 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 Engineer
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 474 575 836
Rank change year-on-year +101 +261 +201
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 999 751 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.58% 0.42% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.44% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 831 677 427
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +13.64% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% +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 166,327 170,795 201,526
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 96.47% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 135,125 142,189 168,498
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,325
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 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 +100 982 £60,000 -4.00% 206
London +42 554 £67,500 +3.85% 126
UK excluding London +156 439 £55,000 -4.35% 83
South East +107 177 £55,000 -12.00% 23
North of England +90 124 £52,500 +2.94% 30
North West +32 66 £52,500 +2.94% 22
South West +56 52 £50,000 -13.04% 12
Yorkshire +53 51 £52,500 +5.00% 6
East of England -15 40 £57,500 +9.52% 5
Midlands +3 35 £52,500 -16.00% 10
East Midlands +33 26 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Scotland -31 11 £65,000 +73.33% 2
West Midlands -7 9 £55,000 -12.00% 4
North East - 7 £45,000 - 2

AWS Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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.

1 878 (87.89%) Amazon AWS
2 705 (70.57%) DevOps
3 649 (64.96%) Linux
4 544 (54.45%) Python
5 415 (41.54%) Puppet
6 411 (41.14%) Ansible
7 377 (37.74%) Docker
8 368 (36.84%) Opscode Chef
9 335 (33.53%) Jenkins
10 297 (29.73%) Java
11 291 (29.13%) Agile Software Development
12 268 (26.83%) Configuration Management
13 263 (26.33%) Ruby
14 254 (25.43%) Terraform
15 238 (23.82%) Bash Shell
16 194 (19.42%) Web Services
17 191 (19.12%) Continuous Integration
18 177 (17.72%) Software Engineering
19 161 (16.12%) Kubernetes
20 156 (15.62%) Microsoft Azure
21 151 (15.12%) SQL
22 147 (14.71%) Windows
23 137 (13.71%) Perl
24 124 (12.41%) Finance
25 120 (12.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 119 (11.91%) MySQL
26 119 (11.91%) AWS CloudFormation
26 119 (11.91%) NoSQL
27 116 (11.61%) Unix
28 115 (11.51%) Open Source

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 71 (7.11%) Elasticsearch
2 65 (6.51%) Apache Spark
3 59 (5.91%) Apache
4 56 (5.61%) nginx
5 48 (4.80%) Tomcat
6 33 (3.30%) OpenStack
7 27 (2.70%) IIS
8 11 (1.10%) Confluence
9 10 (1.00%) Apache Pig
10 8 (0.80%) Apache Solr
10 8 (0.80%) Skype for Business
11 7 (0.70%) CloudStack
12 5 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (0.50%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.40%) Jetty
14 3 (0.30%) Cloud Foundry
14 3 (0.30%) WebLogic
15 2 (0.20%) GlassFish
15 2 (0.20%) JBoss
15 2 (0.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.60%) Magento
1 6 (0.60%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.10%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.10%) Ripple
2 1 (0.10%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 878 (87.89%) Amazon AWS
2 156 (15.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 119 (11.91%) AWS CloudFormation
4 103 (10.31%) Amazon EC2
5 74 (7.41%) SaaS
6 70 (7.01%) Amazon S3
7 65 (6.51%) Serverless
8 60 (6.01%) AWS Lambda
9 52 (5.21%) Amazon Kinesis
10 50 (5.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 42 (4.20%) Google Cloud Platform
12 36 (3.60%) Route 53
13 34 (3.40%) Amazon ELB
13 34 (3.40%) Amazon SQS
14 32 (3.20%) Cloud Computing
15 30 (3.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 29 (2.90%) IaaS
17 27 (2.70%) Amazon EMR
18 26 (2.60%) GitHub
19 23 (2.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (6.31%) DNS
2 36 (3.60%) TCP/IP
3 34 (3.40%) VPN
4 29 (2.90%) Firewall
5 27 (2.70%) DHCP
6 20 (2.00%) Internet
7 15 (1.50%) SAN
8 12 (1.20%) Network Security
8 12 (1.20%) SSH
9 10 (1.00%) WAN
10 9 (0.90%) LAN
10 9 (0.90%) Skype
11 8 (0.80%) Kerberos
12 7 (0.70%) HTTP
12 7 (0.70%) IPsec
12 7 (0.70%) SSL
13 6 (0.60%) BGP
13 6 (0.60%) MPLS
13 6 (0.60%) VoIP
14 5 (0.50%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (11.91%) MySQL
1 119 (11.91%) NoSQL
2 93 (9.31%) Big Data
3 71 (7.11%) PostgreSQL
4 70 (7.01%) MongoDB
5 53 (5.31%) Hadoop
6 47 (4.70%) Amazon Redshift
6 47 (4.70%) Redis
7 43 (4.30%) Amazon RDS
7 43 (4.30%) SQL Server
8 38 (3.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 21 (2.10%) Apache Cassandra
10 20 (2.00%) Relational Database
11 19 (1.90%) BigQuery
11 19 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
12 18 (1.80%) Amazon Athena
13 16 (1.60%) Data Mining
14 15 (1.50%) Neo4j
14 15 (1.50%) Pentaho
14 15 (1.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 335 (33.53%) Jenkins
2 101 (10.11%) Git (software)
3 64 (6.41%) TeamCity
4 48 (4.80%) Vagrant
5 46 (4.60%) JIRA
6 42 (4.20%) Maven
7 23 (2.30%) Subversion
8 19 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 17 (1.70%) Travis CI
10 16 (1.60%) Cucumber
10 16 (1.60%) Selenium
10 16 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (1.60%) Visual Studio Team System
11 14 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
12 11 (1.10%) CircleCI
12 11 (1.10%) Mercurial
13 10 (1.00%) Artifactory
13 10 (1.00%) Gradle
13 10 (1.00%) SonarQube
14 9 (0.90%) Bitbucket
General
1 124 (12.41%) Finance
2 54 (5.41%) Banking
3 27 (2.70%) Retail
4 23 (2.30%) Electronics
5 21 (2.10%) Telecoms
6 16 (1.60%) Games
7 14 (1.40%) Marketing
8 11 (1.10%) Publishing
9 7 (0.70%) Law
9 7 (0.70%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.60%) Legal
11 5 (0.50%) Advertising
12 4 (0.40%) Automotive
13 3 (0.30%) Hindi Language
13 3 (0.30%) Japanese Language
14 2 (0.20%) Back Office
14 2 (0.20%) Digital Economy
14 2 (0.20%) Front Office
14 2 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.10%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (19.42%) Web Services
2 103 (10.31%) Node.js
3 49 (4.90%) .NET
4 38 (3.80%) Kafka
5 34 (3.40%) Elastic Stack
6 31 (3.10%) RESTful
7 25 (2.50%) HTML
8 22 (2.20%) CSS
8 22 (2.20%) RabbitMQ
9 21 (2.10%) React
9 21 (2.10%) Redux
10 20 (2.00%) LAMP
10 20 (2.00%) Spring
11 19 (1.90%) LDAP
12 18 (1.80%) AngularJS
12 18 (1.80%) REST
13 17 (1.70%) ASP.NET
14 16 (1.60%) LEMP Stack
15 12 (1.20%) Django
15 12 (1.20%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 84 (8.41%) Fintech
2 44 (4.40%) Computer Science
3 42 (4.20%) Public Cloud
4 39 (3.90%) Greenfield Project
5 31 (3.10%) Data Centre
6 27 (2.70%) User Experience
7 25 (2.50%) Management Information System
8 24 (2.40%) Hybrid Cloud
9 22 (2.20%) Algorithms
10 21 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (1.90%) Clustering
12 16 (1.60%) Data Structures
13 15 (1.50%) Private Cloud
14 14 (1.40%) Cloud Native
15 11 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
16 10 (1.00%) Social Media
17 7 (0.70%) Virtual Team
18 6 (0.60%) PKI
19 5 (0.50%) IVR
19 5 (0.50%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 649 (64.96%) Linux
2 147 (14.71%) Windows
3 120 (12.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 116 (11.61%) Unix
5 107 (10.71%) CentOS
6 34 (3.40%) Ubuntu
7 28 (2.80%) Windows Server
8 11 (1.10%) Amazon Linux
8 11 (1.10%) Android
9 10 (1.00%) Apple iOS
10 9 (0.90%) Mac OS X
10 9 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.80%) Debian
12 6 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.50%) DC/OS
14 4 (0.40%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.30%) Fedora
16 2 (0.20%) SUSE
17 1 (0.10%) AIX
17 1 (0.10%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 705 (70.57%) DevOps
2 291 (29.13%) Agile Software Development
3 268 (26.83%) Configuration Management
4 191 (19.12%) Continuous Integration
5 177 (17.72%) Software Engineering
6 115 (11.51%) Open Source
7 101 (10.11%) Microservices
8 95 (9.51%) Continuous Delivery
9 89 (8.91%) Scrum
10 73 (7.31%) TDD
11 71 (7.11%) Migration
12 69 (6.91%) E-Commerce
13 56 (5.61%) Test Automation
14 55 (5.51%) Analytics
15 53 (5.31%) Mentoring
16 45 (4.50%) High Availability
17 44 (4.40%) Machine Learning
18 43 (4.30%) ITIL
19 42 (4.20%) Continuous Deployment
19 42 (4.20%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 544 (54.45%) Python
2 297 (29.73%) Java
3 263 (26.33%) Ruby
4 238 (23.82%) Bash Shell
5 151 (15.12%) SQL
6 137 (13.71%) Perl
7 73 (7.31%) JavaScript
8 59 (5.91%) PowerShell
9 58 (5.81%) C#
9 58 (5.81%) PHP
10 57 (5.71%) Scala
11 54 (5.41%) Go
12 20 (2.00%) C++
13 19 (1.90%) Shell Script
14 8 (0.80%) GraphQL
15 5 (0.50%) C
15 5 (0.50%) Clojure
15 5 (0.50%) Groovy
16 4 (0.40%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 85 (8.51%) AWS Certification
2 54 (5.41%) Degree
3 29 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 18 (1.80%) Security Cleared
5 13 (1.30%) Numerate Degree
6 12 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (1.00%) RHCE
8 9 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (0.90%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.50%) CCNP
9 5 (0.50%) PhD
10 4 (0.40%) CCNA
10 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.30%) CITP
12 2 (0.20%) MCSE
13 1 (0.10%) CCIE
13 1 (0.10%) CISA
13 1 (0.10%) CISM
13 1 (0.10%) CISSP
13 1 (0.10%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.60%) QA
2 5 (0.50%) GCP
3 4 (0.40%) Actionable Recommendations
3 4 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.20%) DICOM
4 2 (0.20%) HL7
4 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.20%) PMO
4 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.10%) SLA
System Software
1 377 (37.74%) Docker
2 40 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (2.90%) Active Directory
4 12 (1.20%) NFS
4 12 (1.20%) Samba
5 10 (1.00%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.80%) vSphere
7 6 (0.60%) iptables
7 6 (0.60%) LXC
7 6 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.60%) VirtualBox
8 5 (0.50%) Ceph
8 5 (0.50%) Varnish
9 4 (0.40%) KVM
9 4 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.30%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.30%) Xen
11 2 (0.20%) HDFS
12 1 (0.10%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 415 (41.54%) Puppet
2 411 (41.14%) Ansible
3 368 (36.84%) Opscode Chef
4 254 (25.43%) Terraform
5 161 (16.12%) Kubernetes
6 67 (6.71%) Salt
7 66 (6.61%) Packer
8 40 (4.00%) Nagios
9 19 (1.90%) Consul
10 16 (1.60%) Rundeck
11 15 (1.50%) Kibana
11 15 (1.50%) Prometheus
12 14 (1.40%) logstash
13 11 (1.10%) Mesos
14 9 (0.90%) Graphite
14 9 (0.90%) SCOM
15 7 (0.70%) Cobbler
15 7 (0.70%) Grafana
15 7 (0.70%) Graylog
15 7 (0.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 105 (10.51%) Red Hat
2 61 (6.11%) Microsoft
3 58 (5.81%) SaltStack
4 56 (5.61%) Google
5 52 (5.21%) VMware
6 30 (3.00%) ServiceNow
7 26 (2.60%) Splunk
8 21 (2.10%) Atlassian
9 20 (2.00%) Oracle
10 16 (1.60%) hybris
11 14 (1.40%) SAP
12 13 (1.30%) New Relic
13 10 (1.00%) Tableau
14 8 (0.80%) AppDynamics
14 8 (0.80%) Cisco
15 6 (0.60%) Arqiva
15 6 (0.60%) Palo Alto
15 6 (0.60%) Sun
16 5 (0.50%) Hitachi
16 5 (0.50%) Pega