The table below looks at the statistics for the Cloud Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cloud Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Engineer
Rank 746 847 865
Rank change year-on-year
+101 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 144 72 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.061% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.065% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 82 58 33
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.21%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103340 111175 103885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.51% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 85358 91120 86565
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Cloud Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cloud Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Cloud Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cloud Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cloud Engineer within the UK.

Cloud Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Cloud Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cloud Engineer over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 within the UK.

Cloud Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Cloud Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +90 136 £50,000 - 11
South East +55 48 £50,000 -9.09% 2
London +38 41 £57,500 +15.00% 5
Bristol - 33 £55,000 - 1
South West - 33 £55,000 - 1
Berkshire +25 32 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Reading +23 25 £52,500 -20.75% 1
Hampshire +10 16 £45,000 -18.18%
City of London +46 14 £55,000 +2.32% 2
Farnborough -21 8 £43,750 -35.18%
East of England +7 6 £35,000 -28.20% 1
Suffolk - 6 £35,000 -
Slough - 6 £46,250 -
Ipswich - 6 £35,000 -
Maidenhead +7 5 £46,250 -7.50%
Oxfordshire - 4 £46,250 -
Yorkshire +13 3 £42,500 +21.42%
North West +8 3 £42,500 +7.59% 1
West Yorkshire +7 3 £42,500 +21.42%
Manchester +4 3 £42,500 +7.59% 1
Southampton - 3 £45,000 -
Huddersfield - 3 £42,500 -
West Midlands -17 2 £33,250 -39.54%
Birmingham -20 2 £33,250 -39.54%
Bracknell - 2 £46,250 -
Basingstoke - 2 £46,250 -
Kidlington - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 £47,500 -
Newbury - 2 £46,250 -
Oxford - 2 £46,250 -

Cloud Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Cloud Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Cloud Engineer in their job title.

1 143 (56.75%) Linux
2 124 (49.21%) VMware
3 106 (42.06%) Amazon AWS
4 105 (41.67%) DevOps
5 99 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 87 (34.52%) Puppet
7 83 (32.94%) Windows
8 69 (27.38%) Python
9 67 (26.59%) SaaS
10 62 (24.60%) Opscode Chef
11 60 (23.81%) Oracle
12 57 (22.62%) UNIX
13 56 (22.22%) Apache
13 56 (22.22%) PaaS
14 53 (21.03%) Web Services
15 49 (19.44%) Open Source
15 49 (19.44%) Capacity Planning
16 48 (19.05%) Data Centre
17 47 (18.65%) Agile Software Development
18 45 (17.86%) Google
18 45 (17.86%) Computer Science
19 42 (16.67%) Degree
20 41 (16.27%) Configuration Management
20 41 (16.27%) Java
20 41 (16.27%) Tomcat
21 40 (15.87%) Mentoring
22 39 (15.48%) Cisco
23 38 (15.08%) Microsoft Azure
24 37 (14.68%) vCloud
25 36 (14.29%) IaaS

Cloud Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Cloud Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Cloud Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 56 (22.22%) Apache
2 41 (16.27%) Tomcat
3 23 (9.13%) OpenStack
4 16 (6.35%) WebLogic
5 15 (5.95%) nginx
6 13 (5.16%) WebLogic Portal
6 13 (5.16%) Oracle Coherence
7 12 (4.76%) IIS
8 9 (3.57%) JBoss
8 9 (3.57%) Eucalyptus
9 8 (3.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 6 (2.38%) Apache Solr
10 6 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (1.98%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.79%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.79%) Lync
12 2 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (5.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.38%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.79%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 106 (42.06%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (26.59%) SaaS
3 56 (22.22%) PaaS
4 38 (15.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 36 (14.29%) IaaS
6 25 (9.92%) Cloud Computing
7 24 (9.52%) Google Cloud Platform
8 17 (6.75%) Office 365
9 16 (6.35%) Google App Engine
10 14 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
10 14 (5.56%) HP Helion
11 10 (3.97%) GitHub
12 9 (3.57%) Amazon S3
13 6 (2.38%) Google Compute Engine
13 6 (2.38%) Rackspace Cloud
13 6 (2.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 6 (2.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 4 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (0.79%) Amazon ELB
16 1 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 32 (12.70%) SAN
2 30 (11.90%) Firewall
3 25 (9.92%) Internet
4 21 (8.33%) DNS
5 19 (7.54%) HTTP
6 15 (5.95%) TCP/IP
6 15 (5.95%) VPN
7 10 (3.97%) NAS
8 9 (3.57%) LDAP
9 8 (3.17%) WAN
10 7 (2.78%) SMTP
11 6 (2.38%) IPsec
12 5 (1.98%) Network Security
12 5 (1.98%) SSL
12 5 (1.98%) DMZ
13 4 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (1.59%) VLAN
13 4 (1.59%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (1.59%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (1.59%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 32 (12.70%) MySQL
3 31 (12.30%) Oracle BI EE
4 25 (9.92%) Hadoop
5 15 (5.95%) Relational Database
6 13 (5.16%) Big Data
6 13 (5.16%) Essbase
7 12 (4.76%) NoSQL
8 11 (4.37%) Amazon RDS
9 8 (3.17%) Oracle Database
10 7 (2.78%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.79%) Redis
13 2 (0.79%) DB2
13 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 16 (6.35%) Jenkins
3 14 (5.56%) Ant
3 14 (5.56%) Maven
4 12 (4.76%) Hudson
4 12 (4.76%) Gradle
4 12 (4.76%) Artifactory
5 6 (2.38%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (9.13%) Finance
2 17 (6.75%) Law
3 10 (3.97%) Billing
4 9 (3.57%) Games
4 9 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.38%) Back Office
6 5 (1.98%) Marketing
7 4 (1.59%) Retail
8 3 (1.19%) Advertising
8 3 (1.19%) Electronics
8 3 (1.19%) Legal
9 2 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (21.03%) Web Services
2 33 (13.10%) Middleware
3 31 (12.30%) WebCenter
3 31 (12.30%) Oracle Fusion
4 19 (7.54%) MCollective
5 16 (6.35%) .NET
6 14 (5.56%) LAMP
7 9 (3.57%) CSS
7 9 (3.57%) HTML
7 9 (3.57%) Sensu
8 6 (2.38%) ActiveMQ
9 4 (1.59%) Ajax
9 4 (1.59%) JSP
9 4 (1.59%) ASP.NET
9 4 (1.59%) WAMP
9 4 (1.59%) JMS
10 2 (0.79%) Memcached
10 2 (0.79%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (0.79%) RESTful
11 1 (0.40%) Apache Thrift
Miscellaneous
1 48 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 45 (17.86%) Computer Science
3 30 (11.90%) Public Cloud
4 23 (9.13%) Management Information System
5 18 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (5.56%) Private Cloud
7 8 (3.17%) User Experience
8 6 (2.38%) Blog
9 5 (1.98%) Semantic Web
9 5 (1.98%) Digital Media
9 5 (1.98%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.98%) Xbox
10 4 (1.59%) NHS
11 3 (1.19%) Visualisation
11 3 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (1.19%) FlexPod
11 3 (1.19%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Cloud
12 2 (0.79%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.79%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 143 (56.75%) Linux
2 83 (32.94%) Windows
3 57 (22.62%) UNIX
4 29 (11.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (3.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.38%) CentOS
6 6 (2.38%) Debian
7 5 (1.98%) AIX
7 5 (1.98%) Solaris
7 5 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.98%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.79%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (0.79%) Amazon Linux
8 2 (0.79%) SUSE
9 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.40%) Android
9 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (41.67%) DevOps
2 49 (19.44%) Open Source
2 49 (19.44%) Capacity Planning
3 47 (18.65%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (16.27%) Configuration Management
5 40 (15.87%) Mentoring
6 36 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 33 (13.10%) Software Engineering
8 32 (12.70%) Performance Tuning
9 28 (11.11%) SOA
10 24 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
11 23 (9.13%) ITIL
12 22 (8.73%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
14 18 (7.14%) Service Delivery
14 18 (7.14%) Identity Management
15 17 (6.75%) Data Management
16 13 (5.16%) Analytics
16 13 (5.16%) Release Management
17 12 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 69 (27.38%) Python
2 41 (16.27%) Java
3 36 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 35 (13.89%) PowerShell
5 31 (12.30%) Perl
6 24 (9.52%) SQL
7 18 (7.14%) Clojure
7 18 (7.14%) Jython
7 18 (7.14%) Ruby
8 17 (6.75%) Scala
9 14 (5.56%) PHP
10 11 (4.37%) Shell Script
11 10 (3.97%) Bash Shell
11 10 (3.97%) C#
12 3 (1.19%) C++
12 3 (1.19%) Korn
12 3 (1.19%) Go
13 1 (0.40%) C
13 1 (0.40%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (16.67%) Degree
2 33 (13.10%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (11.11%) CCNA
4 27 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 26 (10.32%) MCSE
6 17 (6.75%) MCSA
7 16 (6.35%) Security Cleared
8 15 (5.95%) CCNP
9 12 (4.76%) MCITP
10 8 (3.17%) SC Cleared
11 5 (1.98%) DV Cleared
11 5 (1.98%) MCP
11 5 (1.98%) VCP5
12 4 (1.59%) VCAP
13 3 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.40%) AWS Certification
14 1 (0.40%) HP ASE
14 1 (0.40%) Check Point Certification
14 1 (0.40%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.76%) QA
2 8 (3.17%) SLA
3 3 (1.19%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 99 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (14.68%) vCloud
3 27 (10.71%) vSphere
3 27 (10.71%) Xen
4 25 (9.92%) Hyper-V
5 24 (9.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 18 (7.14%) VirtualBox
7 14 (5.56%) Docker
8 12 (4.76%) LXC
8 12 (4.76%) KVM
9 9 (3.57%) Active Directory
10 4 (1.59%) VMware ESX
10 4 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (1.19%) Squid
11 3 (1.19%) qmail
12 2 (0.79%) XenApp
12 2 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.79%) Varnish
13 1 (0.40%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 87 (34.52%) Puppet
2 62 (24.60%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (8.33%) Nagios
4 19 (7.54%) Vagrant
5 18 (7.14%) Oracle Identity Management
6 11 (4.37%) SCCM
6 11 (4.37%) ZABBIX
6 11 (4.37%) Cacti
7 10 (3.97%) Ganglia
8 9 (3.57%) OpenView
9 8 (3.17%) Graphite
10 6 (2.38%) Pingdom
10 6 (2.38%) SCOM
11 5 (1.98%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 5 (1.98%) SCOrch
12 4 (1.59%) Ansible
12 4 (1.59%) HAProxy
13 3 (1.19%) SCVMM
14 2 (0.79%) BladeLogic
14 2 (0.79%) Plesk
Vendors
1 124 (49.21%) VMware
2 60 (23.81%) Oracle
3 45 (17.86%) Google
4 39 (15.48%) Cisco
5 36 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 33 (13.10%) HP
7 21 (8.33%) Red Hat
8 19 (7.54%) NetApp
9 18 (7.14%) Rackspace
10 13 (5.16%) BMC
11 10 (3.97%) Splunk
12 9 (3.57%) Sun
13 8 (3.17%) IBM
13 8 (3.17%) F5
14 6 (2.38%) Incapsula
14 6 (2.38%) CA
14 6 (2.38%) New Relic
15 4 (1.59%) ServiceNow
15 4 (1.59%) 3PAR
15 4 (1.59%) Cognos
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
EveryCloud
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computer People
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + unbelievable benefits!
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Holidays, Benefits, Bonus Scheme
Posted: 22 days ago