Period
to 14 October 2019

The median annual salary for an AWS Administrator was £56,250 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 14 October 2019.

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

Amazon Web Services Administrator
UK
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1007 1106 1130
Rank change year-on-year +99 +24 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Administrator 37 61 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.037% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.039% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 34 52 50
UK median annual salary £56,250 £58,750 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.26% +11.90% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £39,000 £39,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £76,250 £67,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% -10.00%

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 131,736 156,768 166,744
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.68% 95.93% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 105,048 126,341 133,585
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

AWS Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS Administrator in the UK

AWS Administrator
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for AWS Administrator in the UK

AWS Administrator
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Administrator over the 6 months to 14 October 2019.

Salary histogram for AWS Administrator in the UK

AWS Administrator
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AWS Administrator within the UK over the 6 months to 14 October 2019. 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 +54 37 £56,250 -6.25% 12
UK excluding London +54 21 £50,000 +8.70% 4
London +48 16 £70,000 +3.70% 8
South East +50 15 £45,000 -10.89% 2
East of England +57 5 £52,500 -6.67% 1
North of England +13 1 £23,500 -46.89% 1
Yorkshire -8 1 £23,500 -28.79%

AWS Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, AWS Administrator 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 Administrator in the job title.

1 35 (94.59%) AWS
2 23 (62.16%) DevOps
3 19 (51.35%) Linux
4 14 (37.84%) SQL
4 14 (37.84%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (35.14%) Windows
5 13 (35.14%) Web Services
5 13 (35.14%) Python
5 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (32.43%) TCP/IP
6 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
6 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
7 11 (29.73%) Replication
7 11 (29.73%) Azure
8 9 (24.32%) Splunk
8 9 (24.32%) Firewall
9 8 (21.62%) CMS
9 8 (21.62%) Bash Shell
9 8 (21.62%) Ansible
9 8 (21.62%) Docker
9 8 (21.62%) Amazon S3
10 7 (18.92%) WordPress
10 7 (18.92%) Degree
10 7 (18.92%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (18.92%) High Availability
10 7 (18.92%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
10 7 (18.92%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (18.92%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (18.92%) Configuration Management

AWS Administrator 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 8 (21.62%) CMS
2 7 (18.92%) WordPress
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 35 (94.59%) AWS
2 14 (37.84%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (29.73%) Azure
4 8 (21.62%) Amazon S3
5 7 (18.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (18.92%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (16.22%) SaaS
7 2 (5.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (2.70%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (2.70%) G Suite
8 1 (2.70%) GCP
8 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (32.43%) TCP/IP
2 9 (24.32%) Firewall
3 7 (18.92%) DHCP
3 7 (18.92%) DNS
4 6 (16.22%) HTTP
4 6 (16.22%) Internet
4 6 (16.22%) VPN
5 3 (8.11%) LAN
5 3 (8.11%) WAN
6 1 (2.70%) BGP
6 1 (2.70%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (16.22%) Amazon Aurora
3 6 (16.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 6 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 5 (13.51%) OLAP
4 5 (13.51%) OLTP
4 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (5.41%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (5.41%) MySQL
6 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.70%) Data Lake
6 1 (2.70%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
2 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
2 6 (16.22%) GitLab
3 5 (13.51%) Subversion
4 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 6 (16.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (35.14%) Web Services
2 5 (13.51%) .NET
3 2 (5.41%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (2.70%) CSS
4 1 (2.70%) HTML
4 1 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Replication
2 7 (18.92%) Public Cloud
3 6 (16.22%) Cloud Native
3 6 (16.22%) Clustering
4 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (51.35%) Linux
2 13 (35.14%) Windows
3 6 (16.22%) Unix
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.70%) CentOS
5 1 (2.70%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) DevOps
2 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.92%) Configuration Management
3 7 (18.92%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (18.92%) High Availability
3 7 (18.92%) Microservices
3 7 (18.92%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (18.92%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (18.92%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (16.22%) Auto-Scaling
4 6 (16.22%) Database Mirroring
4 6 (16.22%) ITIL
4 6 (16.22%) Load Balancing
4 6 (16.22%) Operations Management
4 6 (16.22%) Performance Metrics
4 6 (16.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (16.22%) Server Patching
4 6 (16.22%) Threat Modelling
4 6 (16.22%) Time Management
4 6 (16.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) SQL
2 13 (35.14%) Python
3 8 (21.62%) Bash Shell
4 6 (16.22%) T-SQL
5 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.51%) PHP
5 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
5 5 (13.51%) Ruby
6 1 (2.70%) C#
6 1 (2.70%) Java
6 1 (2.70%) Perl
6 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Degree
2 6 (16.22%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) Docker
2 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
3 6 (16.22%) Varnish
4 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.70%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) Ansible
2 7 (18.92%) Kubernetes
2 7 (18.92%) Terraform
3 6 (16.22%) Consul
3 6 (16.22%) Docker Swarm
4 5 (13.51%) Foglight
4 5 (13.51%) LiteSpeed
5 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.70%) Puppet
5 1 (2.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (24.32%) Splunk
3 6 (16.22%) VMware
4 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.70%) Google
5 1 (2.70%) LogicMonitor
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle