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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Engineer
Rank 844 831 872
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 52 36 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.034% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.036% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 48 34 27
Average salary £45,000 £41,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+18.74% -5.88%

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
107743 99984 109245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.52% 94.34% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 87440 83008 92915
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £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 2 October 2014 within the UK.

Cloud Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Cloud Engineer
Top 29 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 2 October 2014. 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
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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 +4 47 £45,000 -9.09% 4
London -5 23 £42,500 -15.00% 1
South East -4 10 £50,000 -16.66% 2
City of London - 8 £45,000 - 1
North West -12 6 £41,000 +17.14%
Manchester - 6 £41,000 -
Berkshire -4 5 £50,000 -16.66%
East of England -14 5 £72,500 +93.33%
Cambridgeshire +5 4 £72,500 +81.25%
Cambridge -8 4 £72,500 +81.25%
Cardiff - 4 £35,000 - 1
Maidenhead - 4 £50,000 -
South Wales - 4 £35,000 - 1
Wales - 4 £35,000 - 1
New Malden - 3 £50,000 -
Surrey -22 2 £42,750 +6.87%
West Yorkshire - 2 £32,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £32,500 - 1
Farnborough - 2 £68,750 - 1
Hampshire - 2 £68,750 - 1
Altrincham - 2 £45,000 -
Leeds - 2 £32,500 -
East Midlands -8 1 £47,500 -4.04%
Godalming - 1 £43,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £50,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £57,500 -
Leicestershire - 1 £47,500 -
Watford - 1 £57,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £50,000 - 1

Cloud Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 85 (67.46%) Linux
2 66 (52.38%) Windows
3 46 (36.51%) VMware
4 37 (29.37%) Amazon AWS
5 36 (28.57%) SQL
6 34 (26.98%) SQL Server
7 31 (24.60%) Firewall
7 31 (24.60%) VMware Infrastructure
7 31 (24.60%) Puppet
8 30 (23.81%) DNS
9 29 (23.02%) SaaS
10 27 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
11 24 (19.05%) DevOps
11 24 (19.05%) UNIX
11 24 (19.05%) Nagios
12 22 (17.46%) .NET
12 22 (17.46%) Microsoft
13 21 (16.67%) Internet
13 21 (16.67%) Apache
13 21 (16.67%) Web Services
13 21 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
14 20 (15.87%) PowerShell
14 20 (15.87%) Software Engineering
15 19 (15.08%) Cisco
16 17 (13.49%) SMTP
17 16 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
17 16 (12.70%) Open Source
18 15 (11.90%) Big Data
18 15 (11.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 14 (11.11%) Ruby

Cloud Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 21 (16.67%) Apache
2 14 (11.11%) IIS
3 9 (7.14%) nginx
4 8 (6.35%) MS Exchange
5 5 (3.97%) CMS
6 4 (3.17%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.17%) Lync
6 4 (3.17%) OpenStack
7 3 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.38%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (0.79%) Drupal
8 1 (0.79%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.79%) WordPress
8 1 (0.79%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 37 (29.37%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (23.02%) SaaS
3 21 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (10.32%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (6.35%) Rackspace Cloud
7 6 (4.76%) IaaS
7 6 (4.76%) PaaS
8 3 (2.38%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.79%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.79%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.79%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 31 (24.60%) Firewall
2 30 (23.81%) DNS
3 21 (16.67%) Internet
4 17 (13.49%) SMTP
5 12 (9.52%) TCP/IP
6 9 (7.14%) SAN
7 5 (3.97%) VPN
7 5 (3.97%) NAS
8 4 (3.17%) iSCSI
8 4 (3.17%) HTTP
9 3 (2.38%) DHCP
9 3 (2.38%) WAN
9 3 (2.38%) VLAN
9 3 (2.38%) FCoE
9 3 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.59%) Wireless
10 2 (1.59%) LDAP
10 2 (1.59%) LAN
11 1 (0.79%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (26.98%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.90%) Big Data
3 5 (3.97%) MySQL
3 5 (3.97%) DB2
4 4 (3.17%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.59%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.59%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.59%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (11.11%) JMeter
2 8 (6.35%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.76%) TeamCity
4 3 (2.38%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.59%) Maven
6 1 (0.79%) JIRA
General
1 13 (10.32%) Finance
2 8 (6.35%) Billing
3 4 (3.17%) Marketing
3 4 (3.17%) Aerospace
3 4 (3.17%) Electronics
4 3 (2.38%) Welsh Language
5 2 (1.59%) Advertising
5 2 (1.59%) Games
5 2 (1.59%) Banking
5 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.59%) Back Office
6 1 (0.79%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.46%) .NET
2 21 (16.67%) Web Services
3 7 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
3 7 (5.56%) RESTful
3 7 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (4.76%) J2EE
5 5 (3.97%) Spring
6 2 (1.59%) Middleware
6 2 (1.59%) LAMP
6 2 (1.59%) REST
7 1 (0.79%) Ajax
7 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.79%) CSS
7 1 (0.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.70%) Open Source
2 13 (10.32%) Smartphone
3 12 (9.52%) Blog
4 7 (5.56%) Data Integration
5 6 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.76%) Replication
6 5 (3.97%) Social Media
7 4 (3.17%) Hedge funds
8 3 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.38%) Clustering
8 3 (2.38%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.79%) User Experience
10 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 85 (67.46%) Linux
2 66 (52.38%) Windows
3 24 (19.05%) UNIX
4 13 (10.32%) Ubuntu
5 10 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (5.56%) CentOS
8 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (2.38%) Android
9 3 (2.38%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.59%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.05%) DevOps
2 20 (15.87%) Software Engineering
3 16 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (11.11%) Load Testing
5 10 (7.94%) E-Commerce
6 8 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (6.35%) Load Balancing
6 8 (6.35%) Problem Management
6 8 (6.35%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (5.56%) Data Analysis
7 7 (5.56%) Information Security
8 6 (4.76%) MVC
8 6 (4.76%) Mentoring
9 5 (3.97%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (3.97%) OO
9 5 (3.97%) BDD
10 4 (3.17%) Product Management
10 4 (3.17%) Integration Testing
10 4 (3.17%) ITIL
10 4 (3.17%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (28.57%) SQL
2 20 (15.87%) PowerShell
3 14 (11.11%) Ruby
3 14 (11.11%) Java
4 13 (10.32%) C#
4 13 (10.32%) Python
5 12 (9.52%) Bash Shell
6 9 (7.14%) Perl
7 8 (6.35%) JavaScript
8 7 (5.56%) PHP
9 5 (3.97%) VBScript
9 5 (3.97%) C++
10 3 (2.38%) VB
10 3 (2.38%) C
11 1 (0.79%) Korn
11 1 (0.79%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 15 (11.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (8.73%) Security Cleared
3 9 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (5.56%) Degree
5 6 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.76%) DV Cleared
5 6 (4.76%) MCITP
6 5 (3.97%) MCSE
7 4 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.38%) MCSA
8 3 (2.38%) MCP
8 3 (2.38%) CCNA
9 1 (0.79%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.35%) QA
2 7 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (24.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 12 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 12 (9.52%) vCloud
4 10 (7.94%) vSphere
5 3 (2.38%) XenServer
6 2 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.59%) KVM
7 1 (0.79%) Xen
7 1 (0.79%) NFS
Systems Management
1 31 (24.60%) Puppet
2 27 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (19.05%) Nagios
4 12 (9.52%) ZABBIX
5 7 (5.56%) Capistrano
6 6 (4.76%) Pingdom
7 3 (2.38%) Ansible
7 3 (2.38%) Backup Exec
7 3 (2.38%) WSUS
8 2 (1.59%) Zenoss
8 2 (1.59%) Salt
8 2 (1.59%) Kibana
8 2 (1.59%) Graylog2
9 1 (0.79%) logstash
9 1 (0.79%) Plesk
9 1 (0.79%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.79%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 46 (36.51%) VMware
2 22 (17.46%) Microsoft
3 19 (15.08%) Cisco
4 12 (9.52%) Google
5 11 (8.73%) Red Hat
6 10 (7.94%) New Relic
7 9 (7.14%) EMC
8 7 (5.56%) Oracle
8 7 (5.56%) Twitter
8 7 (5.56%) Dell
9 6 (4.76%) Incapsula
9 6 (4.76%) HP
9 6 (4.76%) Citrix
10 5 (3.97%) Symantec
11 3 (2.38%) 3Com
11 3 (2.38%) Brocade
11 3 (2.38%) Veeam
11 3 (2.38%) NetApp
12 2 (1.59%) IBM
12 2 (1.59%) Perforce
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Cloudreach
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
London, coventry, sheffield
Trinity
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £50000 per annum + parking,pension, life
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + 20% bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago