Period
to 24 September 2017

The median annual salary for an AWS Administrator was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1108 1118 1234
Rank change year-on-year +10 +116 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Administrator 56 117 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.061% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.063% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 52 110 72
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £40,125 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £68,625 £61,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,250 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -7.50% -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 167021 185908 212504
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.46% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 133911 156207 176083
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -16 56 £52,500 +5.00% 3
London -28 31 £55,000 +10.00% 2
UK excluding London +49 25 £46,250 -7.50% 1
North of England +14 11 £45,000 +28.57%
Yorkshire +23 9 £45,000 +28.57%
South East +41 7 £42,500 -15.00%
East of England +20 7 £52,500 +50.00% 1
North West -8 2 £43,750 -

AWS Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 49 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (85.71%) Linux
3 25 (44.64%) Ansible
4 24 (42.86%) DevOps
4 24 (42.86%) Python
5 23 (41.07%) Puppet
6 22 (39.29%) Jenkins
6 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (30.36%) Bash Shell
8 16 (28.57%) Git (software)
8 16 (28.57%) Docker
8 16 (28.57%) JIRA
9 15 (26.79%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (26.79%) Java
9 15 (26.79%) SQL
9 15 (26.79%) Opscode Chef
10 14 (25.00%) Windows
10 14 (25.00%) Red Hat
10 14 (25.00%) VMware
11 13 (23.21%) Apache
12 12 (21.43%) E-Commerce
12 12 (21.43%) MySQL
12 12 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
13 11 (19.64%) Configuration Management
13 11 (19.64%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (19.64%) Software Engineering
14 10 (17.86%) Degree
14 10 (17.86%) Shell Script
14 10 (17.86%) Firewall

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 (23.21%) Apache
2 8 (14.29%) IIS
2 8 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 7 (12.50%) nginx
4 6 (10.71%) Jetty
4 6 (10.71%) WebSphere
5 5 (8.93%) Confluence
6 3 (5.36%) JBoss
6 3 (5.36%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 49 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (14.29%) Amazon S3
3 8 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (8.93%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (8.93%) Office 365
5 3 (5.36%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (5.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (5.36%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (5.36%) Route 53
6 2 (3.57%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (3.57%) SaaS
7 1 (1.79%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.86%) Firewall
2 8 (14.29%) HTTP
2 8 (14.29%) Internet
2 8 (14.29%) LAN
3 6 (10.71%) DNS
3 6 (10.71%) SAN
3 6 (10.71%) VLAN
4 4 (7.14%) DHCP
5 3 (5.36%) NAS
5 3 (5.36%) Network Security
5 3 (5.36%) VPN
6 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.57%) WAN
7 1 (1.79%) DMZ
7 1 (1.79%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.79%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (1.79%) SMS
7 1 (1.79%) SSL
7 1 (1.79%) VoIP
7 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.43%) MySQL
2 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.93%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (7.14%) MariaDB
4 4 (7.14%) Redis
5 2 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.57%) QlikView
5 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.57%) SQL CLR
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.79%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (39.29%) Jenkins
2 16 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 16 (28.57%) JIRA
3 7 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (8.93%) Gitweb
4 5 (8.93%) Hudson
5 3 (5.36%) Maven
6 2 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.79%) Subversion
7 1 (1.79%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Automotive
2 1 (1.79%) Law
2 1 (1.79%) Marketing
2 1 (1.79%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) Web Services
2 6 (10.71%) Elastic Stack
2 6 (10.71%) JDBC
2 6 (10.71%) LAMP
2 6 (10.71%) XML
3 1 (1.79%) .NET
3 1 (1.79%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.79%) HTML
3 1 (1.79%) JSON
3 1 (1.79%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.79%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (1.79%) Memcached
3 1 (1.79%) Middleware
3 1 (1.79%) mod_perl
3 1 (1.79%) Mojolicious
3 1 (1.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Public Cloud
2 6 (10.71%) iSeries
2 6 (10.71%) PMI
3 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.36%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.36%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (5.36%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.57%) NHS
4 2 (3.57%) Replication
4 2 (3.57%) User Experience
5 1 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.79%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 48 (85.71%) Linux
2 14 (25.00%) Windows
3 12 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (17.86%) Unix
5 8 (14.29%) CentOS
6 5 (8.93%) Debian
7 4 (7.14%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.79%) CoreOS
9 1 (1.79%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.79%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) DevOps
2 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (26.79%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (21.43%) E-Commerce
5 11 (19.64%) Configuration Management
5 11 (19.64%) Software Engineering
6 8 (14.29%) High Availability
6 8 (14.29%) Migration
7 6 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (10.71%) Database Tuning
7 6 (10.71%) E-business
7 6 (10.71%) PRINCE2
7 6 (10.71%) Proactive Monitoring
7 6 (10.71%) Scrum
7 6 (10.71%) Task Automation
7 6 (10.71%) Time Management
8 5 (8.93%) Kanban
9 4 (7.14%) Analytics
9 4 (7.14%) Mentoring
10 3 (5.36%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.86%) Python
2 17 (30.36%) Bash Shell
3 15 (26.79%) Java
3 15 (26.79%) SQL
4 10 (17.86%) Shell Script
5 9 (16.07%) Perl
6 6 (10.71%) Jython
6 6 (10.71%) Ruby
7 4 (7.14%) PHP
8 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.57%) C
9 2 (3.57%) C#
9 2 (3.57%) R
9 2 (3.57%) Scala
9 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.79%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) Degree
2 6 (10.71%) AWS Certification
2 6 (10.71%) PMI Certification
2 6 (10.71%) PMP
3 2 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.79%) CCNA
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.79%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (28.57%) Docker
2 11 (19.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.14%) KVM
3 4 (7.14%) vSphere
4 1 (1.79%) NFS
4 1 (1.79%) Varnish
4 1 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (44.64%) Ansible
2 23 (41.07%) Puppet
3 15 (26.79%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (16.07%) Terraform
5 8 (14.29%) Kubernetes
6 2 (3.57%) Marathon
6 2 (3.57%) Mesos
7 1 (1.79%) Grafana
7 1 (1.79%) logstash
7 1 (1.79%) Munin
7 1 (1.79%) Rancher
7 1 (1.79%) Salt
7 1 (1.79%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 14 (25.00%) VMware
2 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.50%) Oracle
4 4 (7.14%) Google
5 3 (5.36%) NetApp
5 3 (5.36%) SaltStack
6 2 (3.57%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.57%) RedGate
6 2 (3.57%) Tableau
7 1 (1.79%) Rackspace