Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an AWS Administrator was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 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 Administrator
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1134 1109 1218
Rank change year-on-year -25 +109 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Administrator 55 110 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.059% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.061% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 50 96 80
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £67,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% -4.76% +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 172189 180467 210956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138171 151048 175187
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 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 -9 54 £50,000 - 8
UK excluding London +36 28 £45,000 -10.00%
London -62 26 £55,000 +4.76% 8
South East +37 15 £42,500 -15.00%
North of England +18 10 £45,000 +28.57%
Yorkshire +16 9 £45,000 +28.57%
East of England +3 3 £50,000 +19.76%
North West - 1 £45,000 -

AWS Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 51 (92.73%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (89.09%) Linux
3 24 (43.64%) Bash Shell
3 24 (43.64%) Puppet
4 23 (41.82%) Python
5 22 (40.00%) DevOps
6 21 (38.18%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (36.36%) Ansible
8 18 (32.73%) Windows
9 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (27.27%) Git (software)
10 15 (27.27%) Java
10 15 (27.27%) SQL
10 15 (27.27%) Jenkins
11 14 (25.45%) Docker
11 14 (25.45%) Configuration Management
11 14 (25.45%) VMware
12 13 (23.64%) MySQL
12 13 (23.64%) E-Commerce
12 13 (23.64%) Amazon S3
13 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Azure
13 12 (21.82%) Apache
13 12 (21.82%) Red Hat
13 12 (21.82%) CentOS
13 12 (21.82%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (20.00%) Firewall
14 11 (20.00%) Unix
14 11 (20.00%) Web Services
14 11 (20.00%) Perl
15 10 (18.18%) Shell Script

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 12 (21.82%) Apache
2 9 (16.36%) IIS
3 6 (10.91%) WebSphere
4 4 (7.27%) Tomcat
5 3 (5.45%) Confluence
6 2 (3.64%) Jetty
6 2 (3.64%) nginx
7 1 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 51 (92.73%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (23.64%) Amazon S3
3 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (16.36%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (14.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (9.09%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (7.27%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (5.45%) Route 53
9 2 (3.64%) Office 365
9 2 (3.64%) SaaS
10 1 (1.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (1.82%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.00%) Firewall
2 8 (14.55%) HTTP
2 8 (14.55%) LAN
2 8 (14.55%) SAN
2 8 (14.55%) VLAN
3 5 (9.09%) DNS
3 5 (9.09%) VoIP
4 4 (7.27%) DHCP
4 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
4 4 (7.27%) WAN
5 3 (5.45%) Internet
5 3 (5.45%) Network Security
5 3 (5.45%) VPN
6 1 (1.82%) DMZ
6 1 (1.82%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.82%) SMS
6 1 (1.82%) SSL
6 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.64%) MySQL
2 7 (12.73%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.45%) MariaDB
3 3 (5.45%) Redis
4 2 (3.64%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.64%) QlikView
4 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.64%) SQL CLR
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.82%) Big Data
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 15 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 10 (18.18%) JIRA
3 8 (14.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.64%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.82%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.82%) Gitweb
5 1 (1.82%) Hudson
5 1 (1.82%) Subversion
5 1 (1.82%) Travis CI
5 1 (1.82%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.45%) Law
3 2 (3.64%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Advertising
4 1 (1.82%) Automotive
4 1 (1.82%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.00%) Web Services
2 8 (14.55%) LAMP
3 6 (10.91%) JDBC
3 6 (10.91%) XML
4 2 (3.64%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (3.64%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (1.82%) .NET
5 1 (1.82%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.82%) HTML
5 1 (1.82%) JSON
5 1 (1.82%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (1.82%) Middleware
5 1 (1.82%) mod_perl
5 1 (1.82%) Mojolicious
5 1 (1.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Public Cloud
2 6 (10.91%) iSeries
2 6 (10.91%) PMI
3 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.45%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.64%) Clustering
4 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.64%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (3.64%) NHS
4 2 (3.64%) Replication
5 1 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.82%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 49 (89.09%) Linux
2 18 (32.73%) Windows
3 12 (21.82%) CentOS
4 11 (20.00%) Unix
5 9 (16.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (7.27%) Debian
6 4 (7.27%) Windows Server
7 3 (5.45%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.64%) DC/OS
9 1 (1.82%) CoreOS
9 1 (1.82%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.82%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.00%) DevOps
2 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (25.45%) Configuration Management
4 13 (23.64%) E-Commerce
5 12 (21.82%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (16.36%) High Availability
7 7 (12.73%) Proactive Monitoring
8 6 (10.91%) Database Tuning
8 6 (10.91%) E-business
8 6 (10.91%) Innovative Thinking
8 6 (10.91%) Migration
8 6 (10.91%) Open Source
8 6 (10.91%) PRINCE2
8 6 (10.91%) Software Engineering
8 6 (10.91%) Task Automation
9 4 (7.27%) Mentoring
9 4 (7.27%) Web Operations
10 3 (5.45%) Continuous Delivery
11 2 (3.64%) ETL Development
11 2 (3.64%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 24 (43.64%) Bash Shell
2 23 (41.82%) Python
3 15 (27.27%) Java
3 15 (27.27%) SQL
4 11 (20.00%) Perl
5 10 (18.18%) Shell Script
6 7 (12.73%) PHP
7 6 (10.91%) Jython
8 5 (9.09%) PowerShell
8 5 (9.09%) Ruby
9 3 (5.45%) C#
10 2 (3.64%) C
10 2 (3.64%) R
10 2 (3.64%) Scala
10 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.82%) Apple Swift
11 1 (1.82%) C++
11 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) Degree
2 6 (10.91%) AWS Certification
2 6 (10.91%) PMI Certification
2 6 (10.91%) PMP
3 2 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.82%) CCNA
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (25.45%) Docker
2 8 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (12.73%) Active Directory
4 4 (7.27%) KVM
5 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (43.64%) Puppet
2 21 (38.18%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (36.36%) Ansible
4 6 (10.91%) Kubernetes
5 5 (9.09%) CFEngine
6 2 (3.64%) Marathon
6 2 (3.64%) Mesos
6 2 (3.64%) Terraform
7 1 (1.82%) Grafana
7 1 (1.82%) logstash
7 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.82%) Munin
7 1 (1.82%) Rancher
7 1 (1.82%) Salt
7 1 (1.82%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (25.45%) VMware
2 12 (21.82%) Red Hat
3 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.09%) Oracle
5 4 (7.27%) Google
6 3 (5.45%) Atlassian
7 2 (3.64%) RedGate
7 2 (3.64%) Tableau
8 1 (1.82%) Perforce
8 1 (1.82%) Rackspace