Period
to 23 July 2018

The median annual salary for an AWS Administrator was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1112 1145 1159
Rank change year-on-year +33 +14 +86
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Administrator 77 55 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.031% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.032% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 62 53 107
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £30,500 £37,300
90th Percentile £75,825 £68,750 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £41,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +18.79% -17.50% +11.11%

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 166,603 170,818 195,522
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 96.18% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 134,776 139,014 164,319
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 23 July 2018.

Salary histogram for AWS Administrator in the UK

AWS Administrator
Top 9 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 23 July 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 +50 73 £52,500 -4.55% 7
UK excluding London +23 41 £49,000 +18.79% 2
London -2 37 £67,500 +22.73% 5
South East +8 19 £50,500 +68.33% 2
North of England +25 14 £42,500 +21.43%
North West +12 9 £42,500 +41.67%
Yorkshire +34 5 £45,000 -
East of England +14 4 £42,500 -19.05%
Scotland -21 4 £42,500 +41.67%

AWS Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, 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 71 (92.21%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (85.71%) Linux
3 50 (64.94%) DevOps
4 44 (57.14%) Ansible
5 41 (53.25%) Puppet
6 40 (51.95%) Python
7 39 (50.65%) Opscode Chef
8 34 (44.16%) Jenkins
9 30 (38.96%) Java
10 29 (37.66%) High Availability
11 27 (35.06%) Docker
11 27 (35.06%) Bash Shell
11 27 (35.06%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (35.06%) Configuration Management
12 25 (32.47%) Perl
13 24 (31.17%) Windows
14 21 (27.27%) SQL
15 20 (25.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 20 (25.97%) Performance Tuning
16 19 (24.68%) Microsoft Azure
17 17 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
18 16 (20.78%) Ruby
18 16 (20.78%) PowerShell
19 15 (19.48%) MySQL
20 14 (18.18%) Apache
21 13 (16.88%) SQL Server
21 13 (16.88%) Web Services
21 13 (16.88%) PostgreSQL
22 12 (15.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
22 12 (15.58%) Red Hat

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 14 (18.18%) Apache
2 5 (6.49%) Apache Spark
3 4 (5.19%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.90%) nginx
5 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 71 (92.21%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (24.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (15.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 10 (12.99%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (12.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 9 (11.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (10.39%) SaaS
7 6 (7.79%) Amazon S3
8 5 (6.49%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (3.90%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (3.90%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (3.90%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (3.90%) CloudFront
9 3 (3.90%) GitHub
9 3 (3.90%) Office 365
9 3 (3.90%) Route 53
9 3 (3.90%) Serverless
10 2 (2.60%) IaaS
10 2 (2.60%) PaaS
11 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.99%) Firewall
2 8 (10.39%) DNS
3 5 (6.49%) OpenVPN
3 5 (6.49%) OPNsense
4 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.90%) VPN
5 1 (1.30%) HTTP
5 1 (1.30%) LAN
5 1 (1.30%) NAS
5 1 (1.30%) Network Security
5 1 (1.30%) SAN
5 1 (1.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.48%) MySQL
2 13 (16.88%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (16.88%) SQL Server
3 9 (11.69%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (10.39%) Amazon Aurora
5 5 (6.49%) Hadoop
5 5 (6.49%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.90%) Redis
7 2 (2.60%) Data Lake
7 2 (2.60%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.30%) Big Data
8 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (44.16%) Jenkins
2 12 (15.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 12 (15.58%) TeamCity
3 8 (10.39%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.19%) Bitbucket
5 3 (3.90%) Hudson
5 3 (3.90%) MSBuild
5 3 (3.90%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.60%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.30%) GitLab
General
1 11 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Advertising
3 1 (1.30%) Banking
3 1 (1.30%) Law
3 1 (1.30%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.88%) Web Services
2 7 (9.09%) LAMP
2 7 (9.09%) LDAP
3 5 (6.49%) Spark Streaming
4 4 (5.19%) Node.js
5 3 (3.90%) Middleware
5 3 (3.90%) React
6 2 (2.60%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (2.60%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (2.60%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.30%) .NET
7 1 (1.30%) Django
7 1 (1.30%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Clustering
2 8 (10.39%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.49%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.90%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.90%) Robotics
6 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.30%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.30%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 66 (85.71%) Linux
2 24 (31.17%) Windows
3 20 (25.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (10.39%) Ubuntu
4 8 (10.39%) Windows Server
5 7 (9.09%) Debian
5 7 (9.09%) Unix
5 7 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (6.49%) CentOS
6 5 (6.49%) FreeBSD
7 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.30%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.30%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (64.94%) DevOps
2 29 (37.66%) High Availability
3 27 (35.06%) Configuration Management
3 27 (35.06%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (25.97%) Performance Tuning
5 17 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (12.99%) Infrastructure Management
6 10 (12.99%) Service Delivery
6 10 (12.99%) Task Automation
7 9 (11.69%) Asset Management
7 9 (11.69%) Code Optimisation
8 8 (10.39%) Analytics
8 8 (10.39%) Artificial Intelligence
9 7 (9.09%) Auto-Scaling
10 6 (7.79%) Microservices
10 6 (7.79%) Open Source
10 6 (7.79%) Software Audit
10 6 (7.79%) Test Automation
11 5 (6.49%) ITIL
11 5 (6.49%) Video Analytics
Programming Languages
1 40 (51.95%) Python
2 30 (38.96%) Java
3 27 (35.06%) Bash Shell
4 25 (32.47%) Perl
5 21 (27.27%) SQL
6 16 (20.78%) PowerShell
6 16 (20.78%) Ruby
7 11 (14.29%) Bourne shell
7 11 (14.29%) Korn
8 9 (11.69%) C#
9 8 (10.39%) JavaScript
10 7 (9.09%) Shell Script
11 6 (7.79%) C
12 5 (6.49%) Scala
13 2 (2.60%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
1 7 (9.09%) Degree
2 6 (7.79%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) QA
System Software
1 27 (35.06%) Docker
2 10 (12.99%) KVM
3 9 (11.69%) Active Directory
4 7 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (7.79%) Samba
6 5 (6.49%) NFS
6 5 (6.49%) pfSense
6 5 (6.49%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (6.49%) Xen
7 3 (3.90%) XenServer
8 2 (2.60%) Firmware
9 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.30%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 44 (57.14%) Ansible
2 41 (53.25%) Puppet
3 39 (50.65%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (14.29%) Kubernetes
4 11 (14.29%) Terraform
5 8 (10.39%) ZABBIX
6 6 (7.79%) Docker Swarm
7 5 (6.49%) Mesos
7 5 (6.49%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 3 (3.90%) Capistrano
8 3 (3.90%) Nagios
8 3 (3.90%) SELinux
9 2 (2.60%) HAProxy
10 1 (1.30%) CFEngine
10 1 (1.30%) collectd
10 1 (1.30%) Grafana
10 1 (1.30%) Graphite
10 1 (1.30%) Kibana
10 1 (1.30%) logstash
10 1 (1.30%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (15.58%) Red Hat
2 10 (12.99%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.99%) VMware
3 9 (11.69%) Google
3 9 (11.69%) SAP
4 5 (6.49%) Cloudera
4 5 (6.49%) Hortonworks
4 5 (6.49%) MapR
4 5 (6.49%) PagerDuty
5 4 (5.19%) SaltStack
6 3 (3.90%) Blue Prism
6 3 (3.90%) Oracle
7 2 (2.60%) Sophos
8 1 (1.30%) EMC
8 1 (1.30%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.30%) NetApp
8 1 (1.30%) Percona
8 1 (1.30%) TOWER Software