Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for an AWS Administrator was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 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 Administrator
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1102 1062 1188
Rank change year-on-year -40 +126 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Administrator 55 111 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.062% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.065% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 53 90 77
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% - +9.38%
10th Percentile £38,000 £35,000 £34,750
90th Percentile £64,500 £68,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £48,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -2.06% -7.62% +50.00%

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 166,399 171,574 198,444
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.07% 96.47% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 135,020 142,894 165,923
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,550
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.28% +1.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £79,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for AWS Administrator in the UK

AWS Administrator
Top 8 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 17 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 -48 54 £50,250 -4.29% 7
UK excluding London +29 33 £47,500 -2.06% 5
South East +30 23 £48,750 -2.50% 1
London -49 21 £57,500 +4.55% 2
North of England +15 8 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Yorkshire +30 7 £42,500 +21.43%
East of England +15 2 £41,250 -14.95% 1
North West - 1 £45,000 - 1

AWS Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, AWS Administrator 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 Administrator in the job title.

1 52 (94.55%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (92.73%) Linux
3 26 (47.27%) Puppet
4 25 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (45.45%) Configuration Management
4 25 (45.45%) Python
5 24 (43.64%) Ansible
6 23 (41.82%) DevOps
7 22 (40.00%) MySQL
8 19 (34.55%) Java
8 19 (34.55%) Perl
8 19 (34.55%) Jenkins
8 19 (34.55%) Bash Shell
9 18 (32.73%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (30.91%) SQL
10 17 (30.91%) High Availability
11 15 (27.27%) Ruby
12 14 (25.45%) VMware
13 13 (23.64%) CentOS
13 13 (23.64%) Apache
14 11 (20.00%) Windows
15 10 (18.18%) Docker
15 10 (18.18%) Unix
15 10 (18.18%) Web Services
16 9 (16.36%) PHP
16 9 (16.36%) PostgreSQL
16 9 (16.36%) Amazon EC2
16 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
16 9 (16.36%) Performance Tuning
17 8 (14.55%) Infrastructure 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 13 (23.64%) Apache
2 3 (5.45%) nginx
3 2 (3.64%) Confluence
3 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.82%) IIS
4 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 52 (94.55%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (16.36%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (14.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 7 (12.73%) Amazon ELB
4 7 (12.73%) Amazon S3
5 3 (5.45%) Route 53
6 2 (3.64%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (3.64%) Office 365
7 1 (1.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.82%) SaaS
7 1 (1.82%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) Firewall
1 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
2 5 (9.09%) DNS
2 5 (9.09%) VoIP
3 4 (7.27%) DHCP
3 4 (7.27%) HTTP
4 3 (5.45%) VPN
4 3 (5.45%) WAN
5 2 (3.64%) Internet
5 2 (3.64%) Network Security
5 2 (3.64%) SAN
5 2 (3.64%) VLAN
5 2 (3.64%) VSAN
6 1 (1.82%) LAN
6 1 (1.82%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.82%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (40.00%) MySQL
2 9 (16.36%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.27%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.64%) Big Data
5 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.82%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.82%) QlikView
6 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.82%) Redis
6 1 (1.82%) SQL CLR
Development Applications
1 19 (34.55%) Jenkins
2 8 (14.55%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.64%) JIRA
3 2 (3.64%) Travis CI
4 1 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.82%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.82%) Subversion
4 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.82%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.27%) Law
3 2 (3.64%) Advertising
3 2 (3.64%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Finance
4 1 (1.82%) Automotive
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.18%) Web Services
2 7 (12.73%) LAMP
3 3 (5.45%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (3.64%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (3.64%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (1.82%) HTML
5 1 (1.82%) JSON
5 1 (1.82%) mod_perl
5 1 (1.82%) Mojolicious
5 1 (1.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Replication
2 4 (7.27%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.45%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.64%) Clustering
4 2 (3.64%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.82%) Fintech
5 1 (1.82%) iPhone
5 1 (1.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 51 (92.73%) Linux
2 13 (23.64%) CentOS
3 11 (20.00%) Windows
4 10 (18.18%) Unix
5 4 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.45%) Debian
6 3 (5.45%) Windows Server
7 2 (3.64%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.82%) CoreOS
8 1 (1.82%) DC/OS
8 1 (1.82%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (45.45%) Configuration Management
2 23 (41.82%) DevOps
3 18 (32.73%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (30.91%) High Availability
5 9 (16.36%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (14.55%) Infrastructure Management
6 8 (14.55%) Service Delivery
6 8 (14.55%) Task Automation
7 6 (10.91%) Open Source
8 5 (9.09%) Migration
9 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (5.45%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
10 3 (5.45%) Microservices
10 3 (5.45%) Web Operations
11 2 (3.64%) Build Automation
11 2 (3.64%) ITIL
11 2 (3.64%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 25 (45.45%) Python
2 19 (34.55%) Bash Shell
2 19 (34.55%) Java
2 19 (34.55%) Perl
3 17 (30.91%) SQL
4 15 (27.27%) Ruby
5 9 (16.36%) PHP
6 7 (12.73%) Shell Script
7 5 (9.09%) PowerShell
8 4 (7.27%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.64%) C
9 2 (3.64%) C#
10 1 (1.82%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.82%) C++
10 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.82%) R
10 1 (1.82%) Scala
10 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) AWS Certification
2 4 (7.27%) Degree
3 3 (5.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.82%) CCNA
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 10 (18.18%) Docker
2 8 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.91%) Active Directory
4 5 (9.09%) KVM
5 3 (5.45%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.64%) VMware NSX
7 1 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 26 (47.27%) Puppet
2 25 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (43.64%) Ansible
4 5 (9.09%) CFEngine
4 5 (9.09%) Kubernetes
5 4 (7.27%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.82%) Galera Cluster
6 1 (1.82%) Grafana
6 1 (1.82%) Marathon
6 1 (1.82%) Mesos
6 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.82%) Munin
6 1 (1.82%) Salt
6 1 (1.82%) Terraform
6 1 (1.82%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (25.45%) VMware
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle
3 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.27%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.45%) Google
5 2 (3.64%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.64%) Cisco
5 2 (3.64%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.82%) Perforce
6 1 (1.82%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.82%) RedGate
6 1 (1.82%) Sun
6 1 (1.82%) Tableau