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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cloud Engineer
Rank 726 858 886
Rank change year-on-year
+132 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 226 83 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.079% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.082% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 195 68 58
Average salary £53,750 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.44% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -14.28%

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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016 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 5 February 2016. 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 +138 205 £55,000 +22.22% 32
South East +38 82 £55,000 +22.22% 10
London +45 69 £52,500 - 10
Berkshire +53 60 £60,000 +26.31% 2
Yorkshire - 33 £60,000 - 4
Leeds - 22 £60,000 - 2
West Yorkshire - 22 £60,000 - 3
Maidenhead - 21 £60,000 - 1
Hampshire +7 20 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Reading +23 17 £52,500 +75.00%
Hounslow - 14 £52,500 -
North West +17 12 - - 2
Sheffield - 12 £50,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 12 £50,000 - 1
Manchester +30 11 - - 2
Southampton +8 11 £42,500 -5.55%
South West -1 9 £87,500 +105.88%
City of London +64 8 £60,000 -7.69% 2
Farnborough -13 8 £53,750 +19.44%
Slough +3 6 £60,000 +9.09%
High Wycombe - 6 - -
Buckinghamshire - 6 - -
Bristol +2 5 £87,500 +105.88%
East of England 0 5 £65,000 +44.44% 2
Surrey +2 4 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Croydon - 4 £43,500 -
Cambridge - 3 £65,000 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £45,000 - 1
Birmingham - 3 £55,000 - 1
West Midlands - 3 £55,000 - 1

Cloud Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 246 (65.78%) Linux
2 189 (50.53%) Amazon AWS
3 163 (43.58%) VMware
4 155 (41.44%) Windows
5 154 (41.18%) Python
6 136 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
7 134 (35.83%) VMware Infrastructure
8 98 (26.20%) PowerShell
9 95 (25.40%) Puppet
9 95 (25.40%) Ruby
10 92 (24.60%) Red Hat
11 89 (23.80%) Firewall
12 84 (22.46%) DevOps
13 81 (21.66%) Perl
14 78 (20.86%) Finance
14 78 (20.86%) Agile Software Development
15 77 (20.59%) Web Services
16 75 (20.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 74 (19.79%) Java
18 73 (19.52%) MySQL
18 73 (19.52%) Oracle
19 70 (18.72%) Cisco
20 68 (18.18%) Bash Shell
21 67 (17.91%) Opscode Chef
22 64 (17.11%) Microsoft
23 60 (16.04%) ITIL
24 58 (15.51%) Active Directory
25 57 (15.24%) Hyper-V
26 56 (14.97%) Internet
27 55 (14.71%) Unix

Cloud Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 43 (11.50%) Apache
2 31 (8.29%) Tomcat
3 30 (8.02%) CloudStack
4 27 (7.22%) OpenStack
5 13 (3.48%) MS Exchange
6 12 (3.21%) Node.js
7 11 (2.94%) nginx
8 10 (2.67%) IIS
9 8 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (1.87%) Jetty
11 4 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.80%) Mule
12 3 (0.80%) SAS
13 2 (0.53%) Confluence
13 2 (0.53%) SharePoint
14 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
14 1 (0.27%) Eucalyptus
14 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
14 1 (0.27%) JBoss
14 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (4.81%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.94%) MS Office
3 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 189 (50.53%) Amazon AWS
2 136 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (8.29%) Amazon EC2
4 28 (7.49%) Cloud Computing
4 28 (7.49%) Office 365
5 25 (6.68%) SaaS
6 20 (5.35%) Google Cloud Platform
7 18 (4.81%) IaaS
7 18 (4.81%) PaaS
8 12 (3.21%) Amazon S3
9 10 (2.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 9 (2.41%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (2.14%) CloudFront
11 8 (2.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 7 (1.87%) OpenShift
13 4 (1.07%) Amazon Glacier
14 3 (0.80%) Heroku
15 2 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
15 2 (0.53%) GitHub
16 1 (0.27%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 89 (23.80%) Firewall
2 56 (14.97%) Internet
3 49 (13.10%) DNS
4 30 (8.02%) WAN
5 28 (7.49%) LAN
6 19 (5.08%) Fibre Channel
7 14 (3.74%) Cisco IOS
7 14 (3.74%) Cisco Nexus
7 14 (3.74%) SAN
8 10 (2.67%) TCP/IP
9 9 (2.41%) SMTP
9 9 (2.41%) VLAN
10 8 (2.14%) DMZ
11 6 (1.60%) BGP
11 6 (1.60%) NetScaler
11 6 (1.60%) VPN
12 5 (1.34%) iSCSI
13 4 (1.07%) HTTP
13 4 (1.07%) Network Security
14 3 (0.80%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (19.52%) MySQL
2 49 (13.10%) PostgreSQL
3 39 (10.43%) SQL Server
4 27 (7.22%) MongoDB
5 26 (6.95%) Big Data
6 22 (5.88%) Informix
7 12 (3.21%) Hadoop
8 9 (2.41%) Amazon RDS
9 8 (2.14%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.60%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.53%) Neo4j
12 2 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.53%) Redis
12 2 (0.53%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 42 (11.23%) Git (software)
2 28 (7.49%) Jenkins
3 18 (4.81%) JIRA
4 14 (3.74%) Vagrant
5 12 (3.21%) Hudson
6 10 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (1.87%) Subversion
8 4 (1.07%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.53%) Maven
9 2 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.53%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.27%) Bower
10 1 (0.27%) Grunt
10 1 (0.27%) gulp
10 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 78 (20.86%) Finance
2 23 (6.15%) Telecoms
3 21 (5.61%) Banking
4 16 (4.28%) Marketing
5 13 (3.48%) Billing
6 9 (2.41%) Electronics
6 9 (2.41%) Games
6 9 (2.41%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.60%) Aerospace
7 6 (1.60%) Legal
8 5 (1.34%) Military
9 3 (0.80%) Advertising
9 3 (0.80%) Law
9 3 (0.80%) Retail
10 2 (0.53%) iGaming
10 2 (0.53%) International Banking
11 1 (0.27%) Publishing
11 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (20.59%) Web Services
2 23 (6.15%) Middleware
3 17 (4.55%) LAMP
4 14 (3.74%) Django
5 13 (3.48%) REST
6 12 (3.21%) JSON
6 12 (3.21%) RabbitMQ
6 12 (3.21%) RESTful
7 9 (2.41%) .NET
8 8 (2.14%) ELK Stack
9 7 (1.87%) CSS
9 7 (1.87%) HTML
9 7 (1.87%) Kafka
9 7 (1.87%) Sensu
10 6 (1.60%) ActiveMQ
10 6 (1.60%) LAPP Stack
11 5 (1.34%) Natural Language Processing
11 5 (1.34%) Spring
11 5 (1.34%) Velocity
11 5 (1.34%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.70%) Data Centre
1 40 (10.70%) Public Cloud
2 36 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (6.95%) Private Cloud
4 25 (6.68%) Hybrid Cloud
5 17 (4.55%) Computer Science
6 14 (3.74%) EMC VNX
7 12 (3.21%) User Experience
8 11 (2.94%) Semantic Web
8 11 (2.94%) Statistics
9 10 (2.67%) Enterprise Storage
9 10 (2.67%) Fintech
10 9 (2.41%) Data Integration
10 9 (2.41%) Enterprise Cloud
11 8 (2.14%) Digital Media
11 8 (2.14%) Replication
12 6 (1.60%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.60%) Augmented Reality
12 6 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.60%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 246 (65.78%) Linux
2 155 (41.44%) Windows
3 75 (20.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 55 (14.71%) Unix
5 38 (10.16%) Windows Server
6 23 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (5.08%) Ubuntu
9 18 (4.81%) CentOS
10 12 (3.21%) Debian
11 6 (1.60%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.80%) SUSE
13 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (22.46%) DevOps
2 78 (20.86%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (16.04%) ITIL
4 52 (13.90%) Configuration Management
5 43 (11.50%) High Availability
6 38 (10.16%) Load Balancing
6 38 (10.16%) Open Source
7 36 (9.63%) Migration
8 33 (8.82%) Mentoring
9 30 (8.02%) Disaster Recovery
10 29 (7.75%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (6.68%) Performance Tuning
12 22 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
13 21 (5.61%) Software Engineering
14 19 (5.08%) Service Management
15 18 (4.81%) Capacity Planning
16 15 (4.01%) Information Security
16 15 (4.01%) Integration Testing
16 15 (4.01%) Risk Analysis
17 14 (3.74%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 154 (41.18%) Python
2 98 (26.20%) PowerShell
3 95 (25.40%) Ruby
4 81 (21.66%) Perl
5 74 (19.79%) Java
6 68 (18.18%) Bash Shell
7 53 (14.17%) SQL
8 26 (6.95%) PHP
9 20 (5.35%) JavaScript
9 20 (5.35%) Shell Script
10 18 (4.81%) C
11 8 (2.14%) C#
12 7 (1.87%) C++
13 6 (1.60%) Apex Code
13 6 (1.60%) Clojure
13 6 (1.60%) Erlang
13 6 (1.60%) Korn
13 6 (1.60%) R
13 6 (1.60%) SOQL
14 5 (1.34%) Go
Qualifications
1 47 (12.57%) Degree
2 34 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (8.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 27 (7.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (6.68%) MCSA
6 23 (6.15%) CCNA
7 17 (4.55%) CCNP
7 17 (4.55%) MCSE
8 15 (4.01%) MCITP
9 12 (3.21%) AWS Certification
10 11 (2.94%) CCDE
10 11 (2.94%) CCIE
10 11 (2.94%) CCSP
11 7 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.34%) CISSP
12 5 (1.34%) SC Cleared
12 5 (1.34%) Security Cleared
13 3 (0.80%) EMCSA
13 3 (0.80%) VCAP
13 3 (0.80%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.28%) PCI DSS
2 13 (3.48%) QA
3 8 (2.14%) SLA
4 7 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.34%) GPG13
5 5 (1.34%) ISO22301
5 5 (1.34%) JSP 440
System Software
1 134 (35.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (15.51%) Active Directory
3 57 (15.24%) Hyper-V
4 54 (14.44%) vSphere
5 31 (8.29%) vCloud
6 20 (5.35%) Docker
7 16 (4.28%) VMware ESX
8 15 (4.01%) Xen
9 14 (3.74%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (2.67%) Terminal Services
11 6 (1.60%) Varnish
12 5 (1.34%) DFS Replication
12 5 (1.34%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.80%) Squid
14 2 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 2 (0.53%) KVM
14 2 (0.53%) VirtualBox
15 1 (0.27%) GlusterFS
15 1 (0.27%) qmail
Systems Management
1 95 (25.40%) Puppet
2 67 (17.91%) Opscode Chef
3 46 (12.30%) Ansible
4 39 (10.43%) Salt
5 35 (9.36%) Nagios
6 30 (8.02%) Graphite
7 28 (7.49%) Cacti
8 24 (6.42%) Opsview
8 24 (6.42%) SCCM
9 23 (6.15%) FortiGate
10 17 (4.55%) Grafana
11 14 (3.74%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 14 (3.74%) WSUS
12 10 (2.67%) SCOM
13 9 (2.41%) SCVMM
13 9 (2.41%) SELinux
13 9 (2.41%) Windows Intune
13 9 (2.41%) ZABBIX
14 8 (2.14%) Red Hat Satellite
15 6 (1.60%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 163 (43.58%) VMware
2 92 (24.60%) Red Hat
3 73 (19.52%) Oracle
4 70 (18.72%) Cisco
5 64 (17.11%) Microsoft
6 29 (7.75%) F5
7 27 (7.22%) Google
8 25 (6.68%) Citrix
9 24 (6.42%) HP
10 18 (4.81%) NetApp
11 17 (4.55%) EMC
12 14 (3.74%) Qualys
12 14 (3.74%) RightScale
13 11 (2.94%) Splunk
14 9 (2.41%) Dell
14 9 (2.41%) SAP
14 9 (2.41%) SolarWinds
15 8 (2.14%) Symantec
16 7 (1.87%) Juniper
16 7 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
West London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, benefits, negotiable
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Tech
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Tonbridge, Kent
Scope AT Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Good benefits / 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £150000 - £151000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £47000 - £55000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bens pens, health, shares
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare + Travel
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 16 days ago
Woking
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago
Woking
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Bicester
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Stepstone
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum Competitive Salary & Generous Benefi
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Music Group
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Music Group
Posted: 22 days ago
Maidenhead
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 23 days ago