Period
to 16 January 2021

The median annual salary for an AWS Infrastructure Architect was £95,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 January 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Architect - AWS
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 723 1033 1079
Rank change year-on-year +310 +46 +111
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Infrastructure Architect 27 7 47
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.006% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.006% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 25 7 51
Median annual salary £95,000 £70,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £65,000 £60,750 £48,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £79,850 £110,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +3.70% -

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 59,222 120,583 144,974
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.13% 95.60% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 48,138 97,595 117,341
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

AWS Infrastructure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured AWS Infrastructure Architect in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for AWS Infrastructure Architect in the UK

AWS Infrastructure Architect
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing AWS Infrastructure Architect.

Salary trend for AWS Infrastructure Architect in the UK

AWS Infrastructure Architect
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS Infrastructure Architect over the 6 months to 16 January 2021.

Salary histogram for AWS Infrastructure Architect in the UK

AWS Infrastructure Architect
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AWS Infrastructure Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 16 January 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 +307 27 £95,000 +35.71%
London +231 21 £95,000 +11.76%
UK excluding London +215 6 £65,000 -7.14%
North of England - 6 £65,000 -
Yorkshire - 4 £65,000 -
North East - 2 £65,000 -

AWS Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2021, AWS Infrastructure Architect 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 Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 26 (96.30%) AWS
2 18 (66.67%) Python
2 18 (66.67%) DevOps
3 17 (62.96%) Route 53
3 17 (62.96%) Amazon ELB
3 17 (62.96%) Amazon RDS
3 17 (62.96%) Data Architecture
3 17 (62.96%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (62.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 16 (59.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 16 (59.26%) Kubernetes
4 16 (59.26%) AWS CloudTrail
4 16 (59.26%) Fintech
4 16 (59.26%) Finance
4 16 (59.26%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (59.26%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (59.26%) Amazon S3
5 15 (55.56%) Docker
6 7 (25.93%) ITIL
6 7 (25.93%) SaaS
7 5 (18.52%) AWS Certification
8 4 (14.81%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (14.81%) Legal
9 3 (11.11%) Windows
9 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
10 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
10 2 (7.41%) Linux
10 2 (7.41%) LAN
10 2 (7.41%) WAN

AWS Infrastructure Architect 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 26 (96.30%) AWS
2 17 (62.96%) Amazon ELB
2 17 (62.96%) Route 53
2 17 (62.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 16 (59.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 16 (59.26%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (59.26%) Amazon S3
3 16 (59.26%) AWS CloudTrail
4 7 (25.93%) SaaS
5 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (3.70%) Azure
5 1 (3.70%) CloudFront
5 1 (3.70%) Office 365
5 1 (3.70%) OpenShift
5 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) LAN
1 2 (7.41%) WAN
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (62.96%) Amazon RDS
1 17 (62.96%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) GitLab
General
1 16 (59.26%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
1 2 (7.41%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) DevOps
2 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (62.96%) Data Architecture
3 16 (59.26%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (59.26%) Fintech
4 7 (25.93%) ITIL
5 4 (14.81%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Automation
6 2 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (3.70%) Business Case
7 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
7 1 (3.70%) Data Visualisation
7 1 (3.70%) Decision-Making
7 1 (3.70%) Deployment Automation
7 1 (3.70%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.70%) Strategic Roadmap
7 1 (3.70%) Thought Leadership
7 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) Python
2 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.41%) Ruby
4 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) AWS Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 15 (55.56%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) Lustre
Systems Management
1 16 (59.26%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Okta
1 1 (3.70%) SaltStack
1 1 (3.70%) VMware