Period
to 25 September 2017

The median annual salary for an AWS Engineer was £57,500 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 Engineer
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 531 596 963
Rank change year-on-year +65 +367 +105
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 874 802 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.50% 0.42% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.43% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 712 719 291
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £40,050 £43,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% -4.55%

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 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 25 September 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 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 +73 856 £57,500 -4.17% 50
London -42 453 £65,000 +4.00% 30
UK excluding London +161 414 £52,500 -4.55% 20
South East +153 198 £55,000 -4.35% 10
North of England +52 104 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Yorkshire +42 52 £52,500 +5.00% 3
North West +25 47 £47,500 +1.60% 3
East of England -35 43 £55,000 - 2
South West +35 32 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Midlands +47 24 £52,500 -16.00% 1
West Midlands +20 14 £52,500 -16.00%
Scotland +4 13 £55,000 +10.00%
East Midlands +33 10 £47,500 -13.64% 1
North East +16 5 £32,500 +4.84%

AWS Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 744 (85.13%) Amazon AWS
2 585 (66.93%) Linux
3 554 (63.39%) DevOps
4 406 (46.45%) Python
5 389 (44.51%) Puppet
6 353 (40.39%) Ansible
7 349 (39.93%) Docker
8 291 (33.30%) Opscode Chef
9 288 (32.95%) Jenkins
10 276 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
11 239 (27.35%) Bash Shell
12 219 (25.06%) Java
13 204 (23.34%) Ruby
14 196 (22.43%) Configuration Management
15 191 (21.85%) Terraform
16 182 (20.82%) Windows
17 180 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
18 169 (19.34%) Continuous Integration
19 162 (18.54%) Perl
20 159 (18.19%) Software Engineering
21 157 (17.96%) Kubernetes
22 142 (16.25%) Web Services
23 129 (14.76%) Git (software)
24 128 (14.65%) Amazon EC2
25 123 (14.07%) AWS CloudFormation
26 120 (13.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 108 (12.36%) Continuous Delivery
28 105 (12.01%) SQL
29 104 (11.90%) Scrum
29 104 (11.90%) CentOS

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 90 (10.30%) Elasticsearch
2 55 (6.29%) Apache
3 49 (5.61%) Tomcat
4 47 (5.38%) nginx
5 46 (5.26%) OpenStack
6 41 (4.69%) IIS
7 38 (4.35%) Apache Spark
8 21 (2.40%) Confluence
9 20 (2.29%) Skype for Business
10 14 (1.60%) Jetty
11 13 (1.49%) Apache Solr
12 12 (1.37%) JBoss
13 5 (0.57%) CloudStack
14 4 (0.46%) CMS
14 4 (0.46%) Drupal
14 4 (0.46%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.34%) Ethereum
15 3 (0.34%) SharePoint
16 2 (0.23%) NServiceBus
16 2 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.23%) Magento
1 2 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
1 2 (0.23%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 744 (85.13%) Amazon AWS
2 180 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 128 (14.65%) Amazon EC2
4 123 (14.07%) AWS CloudFormation
5 85 (9.73%) Amazon S3
6 81 (9.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 59 (6.75%) SaaS
8 47 (5.38%) Google Cloud Platform
9 45 (5.15%) Amazon ELB
10 35 (4.00%) IaaS
10 35 (4.00%) Office 365
11 33 (3.78%) AWS Lambda
12 26 (2.97%) Amazon SQS
12 26 (2.97%) PaaS
13 22 (2.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 17 (1.95%) Datadog
15 16 (1.83%) Amazon Kinesis
15 16 (1.83%) GitHub
16 15 (1.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 15 (1.72%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 90 (10.30%) DNS
2 40 (4.58%) Internet
3 33 (3.78%) TCP/IP
4 32 (3.66%) Firewall
5 28 (3.20%) DHCP
6 23 (2.63%) LDAP
7 22 (2.52%) Kerberos
8 20 (2.29%) SAN
8 20 (2.29%) Skype
9 19 (2.17%) VPN
10 16 (1.83%) PBX
10 16 (1.83%) PSTN
11 15 (1.72%) BGP
11 15 (1.72%) HTTP
11 15 (1.72%) Network Security
12 12 (1.37%) VoIP
13 11 (1.26%) NAS
14 8 (0.92%) Intrusion Detection
14 8 (0.92%) IPsec
14 8 (0.92%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (7.78%) MongoDB
2 67 (7.67%) MySQL
3 64 (7.32%) Amazon RDS
4 58 (6.64%) Big Data
5 55 (6.29%) NoSQL
5 55 (6.29%) PostgreSQL
6 42 (4.81%) Redis
7 41 (4.69%) SQL Server
8 32 (3.66%) Hadoop
9 24 (2.75%) Apache Cassandra
10 22 (2.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 20 (2.29%) Amazon Redshift
12 11 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (1.14%) Apache Hive
13 10 (1.14%) HBase
14 8 (0.92%) InfluxDB
14 8 (0.92%) MariaDB
14 8 (0.92%) Relational Database
15 7 (0.80%) Oracle Database
16 6 (0.69%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 288 (32.95%) Jenkins
2 129 (14.76%) Git (software)
3 57 (6.52%) JIRA
4 55 (6.29%) TeamCity
5 36 (4.12%) Vagrant
6 31 (3.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 29 (3.32%) Subversion
8 28 (3.20%) Hudson
9 27 (3.09%) Maven
10 23 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
11 22 (2.52%) Visual Studio Team System
12 21 (2.40%) Selenium
13 12 (1.37%) Cucumber
14 11 (1.26%) Octopus Deploy
15 10 (1.14%) JUnit
16 8 (0.92%) Bitbucket
17 7 (0.80%) CircleCI
17 7 (0.80%) JMeter
18 6 (0.69%) Gitweb
18 6 (0.69%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 100 (11.44%) Finance
2 35 (4.00%) Banking
3 34 (3.89%) Telecoms
4 23 (2.63%) Retail
5 16 (1.83%) Games
6 15 (1.72%) Marketing
7 11 (1.26%) Publishing
8 7 (0.80%) Law
9 4 (0.46%) Automotive
9 4 (0.46%) Music Industry
10 3 (0.34%) Back Office
10 3 (0.34%) Front Office
10 3 (0.34%) Hindi Language
10 3 (0.34%) Japanese Language
10 3 (0.34%) Legal
11 2 (0.23%) Advertising
11 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.11%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (16.25%) Web Services
2 87 (9.95%) Node.js
3 57 (6.52%) .NET
4 53 (6.06%) Elastic Stack
5 37 (4.23%) React
6 36 (4.12%) AngularJS
7 22 (2.52%) HTML
8 21 (2.40%) Spring
9 20 (2.29%) RabbitMQ
10 19 (2.17%) Kafka
11 18 (2.06%) REST
11 18 (2.06%) RESTful
12 17 (1.95%) CSS
13 16 (1.83%) ASP.NET
13 16 (1.83%) LAMP
14 14 (1.60%) Angular 2
15 13 (1.49%) KnockoutJS
16 12 (1.37%) Ember.js
16 12 (1.37%) JSON
17 10 (1.14%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 71 (8.12%) Fintech
2 44 (5.03%) Public Cloud
3 33 (3.78%) Computer Science
4 32 (3.66%) Hybrid Cloud
5 28 (3.20%) Greenfield Project
6 19 (2.17%) Data Centre
7 16 (1.83%) PKI
8 14 (1.60%) Mobile App
9 13 (1.49%) BYOD
10 11 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
10 11 (1.26%) Private Cloud
11 10 (1.14%) iPad
12 8 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (0.92%) Clustering
13 7 (0.80%) Algorithms
13 7 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 6 (0.69%) Enterprise Cloud
14 6 (0.69%) Management Information System
15 5 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 585 (66.93%) Linux
2 182 (20.82%) Windows
3 120 (13.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 104 (11.90%) CentOS
5 92 (10.53%) Unix
6 84 (9.61%) Windows Server
7 49 (5.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (3.43%) Ubuntu
9 26 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (1.83%) Debian
11 12 (1.37%) CoreOS
12 8 (0.92%) Mac OS X
13 7 (0.80%) Android
13 7 (0.80%) Apple iOS
14 6 (0.69%) Windows 10
15 5 (0.57%) VMS
15 5 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.23%) Fedora
16 2 (0.23%) SUSE
17 1 (0.11%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 554 (63.39%) DevOps
2 276 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 196 (22.43%) Configuration Management
4 169 (19.34%) Continuous Integration
5 159 (18.19%) Software Engineering
6 108 (12.36%) Continuous Delivery
7 104 (11.90%) Scrum
8 79 (9.04%) Microservices
9 74 (8.47%) Migration
10 67 (7.67%) High Availability
11 66 (7.55%) TDD
12 61 (6.98%) Kanban
13 56 (6.41%) Mentoring
14 52 (5.95%) E-Commerce
15 50 (5.72%) Test Automation
16 48 (5.49%) Auto-Scaling
16 48 (5.49%) ITIL
17 45 (5.15%) Analytics
17 45 (5.15%) Continuous Improvement
18 42 (4.81%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 406 (46.45%) Python
2 239 (27.35%) Bash Shell
3 219 (25.06%) Java
4 204 (23.34%) Ruby
5 162 (18.54%) Perl
6 105 (12.01%) SQL
7 104 (11.90%) PowerShell
8 66 (7.55%) C#
9 60 (6.86%) JavaScript
10 53 (6.06%) Go
11 46 (5.26%) PHP
12 33 (3.78%) Shell Script
13 28 (3.20%) Scala
14 18 (2.06%) Groovy
15 15 (1.72%) C
16 13 (1.49%) C++
17 8 (0.92%) ES6
18 7 (0.80%) GraphQL
19 6 (0.69%) T-SQL
20 5 (0.57%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 48 (5.49%) AWS Certification
1 48 (5.49%) Degree
2 19 (2.17%) Security Cleared
3 18 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (1.83%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (0.92%) CCNA
7 6 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.57%) RHCE
9 4 (0.46%) CITP
10 3 (0.34%) MCSE
11 2 (0.23%) CCNP
11 2 (0.23%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.11%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 1 (0.11%) CISA
12 1 (0.11%) CISM
12 1 (0.11%) CISSP
12 1 (0.11%) CSSLP
12 1 (0.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.89%) QA
2 6 (0.69%) GCP
3 5 (0.57%) PMO
4 4 (0.46%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.23%) DICOM
6 2 (0.23%) HL7
6 2 (0.23%) SLA
7 1 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 349 (39.93%) Docker
2 67 (7.67%) Active Directory
3 42 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (4.69%) Hyper-V
5 21 (2.40%) vSphere
6 18 (2.06%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (1.60%) LXC
8 8 (0.92%) Xen
9 7 (0.80%) Varnish
9 7 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.57%) iptables
10 5 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (0.57%) XenServer
11 3 (0.34%) Ceph
11 3 (0.34%) KVM
11 3 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.23%) etcd
12 2 (0.23%) flannel
12 2 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 389 (44.51%) Puppet
2 353 (40.39%) Ansible
3 291 (33.30%) Opscode Chef
4 191 (21.85%) Terraform
5 157 (17.96%) Kubernetes
6 69 (7.89%) Nagios
7 37 (4.23%) Packer
8 35 (4.00%) Grafana
9 33 (3.78%) Kibana
10 29 (3.32%) Salt
11 28 (3.20%) SCOM
12 24 (2.75%) SCCM
13 22 (2.52%) Rundeck
14 18 (2.06%) Graphite
14 18 (2.06%) logstash
15 17 (1.95%) Graylog
16 14 (1.60%) HAProxy
17 13 (1.49%) Consul
17 13 (1.49%) Prometheus
18 12 (1.37%) Mesos
Vendors
1 98 (11.21%) Microsoft
2 91 (10.41%) Red Hat
3 71 (8.12%) VMware
4 55 (6.29%) Splunk
5 54 (6.18%) Google
6 46 (5.26%) SaltStack
7 27 (3.09%) ServiceNow
8 26 (2.97%) Oracle
9 19 (2.17%) Atlassian
10 16 (1.83%) New Relic
11 12 (1.37%) AppDynamics
11 12 (1.37%) Cisco
11 12 (1.37%) NetApp
12 10 (1.14%) CheckPoint
12 10 (1.14%) F5
13 9 (1.03%) HP
13 9 (1.03%) IBM
14 8 (0.92%) Rackspace
14 8 (0.92%) Remedy
15 7 (0.80%) Palo Alto