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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Engineer
Rank 814 853 849
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 90 56 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.049% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.052% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 51 51 24
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +6.25%

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
102778 107783 99441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.50% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85796 87187 82527
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
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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 +42 84 £53,750 +19.44% 14
South East +31 29 £45,000 -10.00% 1
London -8 23 £55,000 +15.78% 12
South West - 20 £70,000 -
Bristol - 20 £70,000 -
Berkshire +27 15 £56,250 +12.50%
Reading - 9 £56,250 -
North West -10 7 £40,000 +1.26%
Hampshire - 7 £45,000 -
Manchester -2 6 £40,000 +1.26%
Southampton - 6 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire - 5 - -
City of London +28 4 £57,500 +6.97% 1
East of England +1 4 £57,500 -20.68%
Slough - 4 - -
Oxford - 4 - -
Mitcham - 3 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £65,000 -
Maidenhead +10 2 - -
Surrey +5 2 £51,250 +19.88% 1
Rochdale - 2 £41,000 -
New Malden +3 1 - -
Surbiton - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £55,000 -
Warrington - 1 £55,000 -
Colchester - 1 £42,500 -
Farnborough - 1 £60,000 -
Kidlington - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £55,000 -
Essex - 1 £42,500 -

Cloud Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 150 (64.38%) Linux
2 115 (49.36%) VMware
3 94 (40.34%) Amazon AWS
4 90 (38.63%) DevOps
5 87 (37.34%) VMware Infrastructure
6 77 (33.05%) Puppet
7 68 (29.18%) Windows
7 68 (29.18%) Python
8 66 (28.33%) SaaS
9 60 (25.75%) Oracle
10 58 (24.89%) Web Services
11 57 (24.46%) Opscode Chef
12 52 (22.32%) PaaS
13 51 (21.89%) Apache
13 51 (21.89%) Configuration Management
14 50 (21.46%) Agile Software Development
15 48 (20.60%) UNIX
15 48 (20.60%) Data Centre
16 47 (20.17%) Capacity Planning
17 46 (19.74%) Degree
18 44 (18.88%) Computer Science
19 42 (18.03%) MySQL
19 42 (18.03%) Java
20 40 (17.17%) Tomcat
20 40 (17.17%) Open Source
21 39 (16.74%) Microsoft Azure
22 38 (16.31%) SQL
23 37 (15.88%) IaaS
24 36 (15.45%) Mentoring
24 36 (15.45%) Google

Cloud Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 51 (21.89%) Apache
2 40 (17.17%) Tomcat
3 27 (11.59%) OpenStack
4 17 (7.30%) WebLogic
5 13 (5.58%) WebLogic Portal
5 13 (5.58%) Oracle Coherence
6 10 (4.29%) nginx
7 8 (3.43%) JBoss
8 7 (3.00%) Eucalyptus
8 7 (3.00%) IIS
9 6 (2.58%) MS Exchange
9 6 (2.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 6 (2.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (2.58%) Apache Solr
10 5 (2.15%) SharePoint
11 4 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (1.29%) Mule
13 1 (0.43%) Node.js
13 1 (0.43%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (4.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (3.00%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.58%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.86%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 94 (40.34%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (28.33%) SaaS
3 52 (22.32%) PaaS
4 39 (16.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 37 (15.88%) IaaS
6 22 (9.44%) Cloud Computing
7 17 (7.30%) Google Cloud Platform
8 14 (6.01%) Amazon EC2
8 14 (6.01%) Google App Engine
9 12 (5.15%) Office 365
9 12 (5.15%) HP Helion
10 9 (3.86%) GitHub
11 8 (3.43%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (3.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 7 (3.00%) Google Compute Engine
13 6 (2.58%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 6 (2.58%) Amazon S3
14 3 (1.29%) Amazon ELB
15 1 (0.43%) AWS OpsWorks
15 1 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (15.02%) SAN
2 30 (12.88%) Internet
3 29 (12.45%) Firewall
4 20 (8.58%) DNS
5 18 (7.73%) VPN
6 16 (6.87%) HTTP
7 14 (6.01%) TCP/IP
8 13 (5.58%) SMTP
9 10 (4.29%) WAN
10 9 (3.86%) DMZ
11 8 (3.43%) LDAP
12 6 (2.58%) IPsec
12 6 (2.58%) VLAN
13 5 (2.15%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (2.15%) NAS
13 5 (2.15%) LAN
14 4 (1.72%) FTP
14 4 (1.72%) SSL
14 4 (1.72%) NetScaler
15 3 (1.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (18.03%) MySQL
2 33 (14.16%) SQL Server
3 29 (12.45%) Oracle BI EE
4 22 (9.44%) Hadoop
5 15 (6.44%) Big Data
6 13 (5.58%) Essbase
6 13 (5.58%) Relational Database
7 11 (4.72%) NoSQL
8 10 (4.29%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (3.86%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (3.43%) Oracle Database
11 7 (3.00%) RDBMS
12 6 (2.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (2.15%) MongoDB
14 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
14 2 (0.86%) Redis
15 1 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
15 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
15 1 (0.43%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 13 (5.58%) Git (software)
1 13 (5.58%) Jenkins
2 11 (4.72%) Ant
2 11 (4.72%) Maven
3 9 (3.86%) Hudson
3 9 (3.86%) Gradle
3 9 (3.86%) Artifactory
4 2 (0.86%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.43%) Grunt
5 1 (0.43%) Bower
5 1 (0.43%) gulp
General
1 19 (8.15%) Finance
2 15 (6.44%) Law
3 11 (4.72%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.29%) Games
5 9 (3.86%) Billing
6 7 (3.00%) Advertising
7 6 (2.58%) Back Office
8 4 (1.72%) Retail
9 3 (1.29%) Marketing
9 3 (1.29%) Electronics
10 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.43%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (24.89%) Web Services
2 31 (13.30%) Middleware
3 29 (12.45%) Oracle Fusion
3 29 (12.45%) WebCenter
4 18 (7.73%) MCollective
5 14 (6.01%) LAMP
6 8 (3.43%) HTML
6 8 (3.43%) CSS
7 7 (3.00%) Sensu
8 6 (2.58%) .NET
8 6 (2.58%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (2.15%) REST
10 4 (1.72%) ASP.NET
10 4 (1.72%) JSP
10 4 (1.72%) WAMP
10 4 (1.72%) JMS
10 4 (1.72%) Ajax
11 3 (1.29%) Spring
11 3 (1.29%) Django
11 3 (1.29%) RESTEasy
Miscellaneous
1 48 (20.60%) Data Centre
2 44 (18.88%) Computer Science
3 24 (10.30%) Public Cloud
4 22 (9.44%) Management Information System
5 19 (8.15%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (4.72%) Private Cloud
7 9 (3.86%) Semantic Web
8 6 (2.58%) User Experience
8 6 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (2.58%) Digital Media
9 5 (2.15%) Xbox
10 4 (1.72%) Clustering
10 4 (1.72%) NHS
11 3 (1.29%) Replication
11 3 (1.29%) Web 2.0
11 3 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.86%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.86%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.86%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 150 (64.38%) Linux
2 68 (29.18%) Windows
3 48 (20.60%) UNIX
4 32 (13.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (5.58%) Debian
6 11 (4.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (4.29%) CentOS
8 8 (3.43%) Ubuntu
9 5 (2.15%) AIX
9 5 (2.15%) Solaris
9 5 (2.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.29%) SUSE
11 2 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.43%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (38.63%) DevOps
2 51 (21.89%) Configuration Management
3 50 (21.46%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (20.17%) Capacity Planning
5 40 (17.17%) Open Source
6 36 (15.45%) Mentoring
7 32 (13.73%) Software Engineering
7 32 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
8 29 (12.45%) SOA
8 29 (12.45%) Performance Tuning
9 26 (11.16%) ITIL
10 19 (8.15%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (7.30%) Release Management
11 17 (7.30%) Root Cause Analysis
11 17 (7.30%) Service Delivery
12 16 (6.87%) Identity Management
12 16 (6.87%) Migration
12 16 (6.87%) Continuous Delivery
13 15 (6.44%) Data Management
14 12 (5.15%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 68 (29.18%) Python
2 42 (18.03%) Java
3 38 (16.31%) SQL
4 35 (15.02%) Perl
5 29 (12.45%) PowerShell
6 22 (9.44%) Ruby
7 20 (8.58%) PHP
7 20 (8.58%) JavaScript
8 16 (6.87%) Jython
8 16 (6.87%) Clojure
9 15 (6.44%) Scala
10 14 (6.01%) Bash Shell
11 10 (4.29%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.72%) Korn
12 4 (1.72%) C#
12 4 (1.72%) C++
13 3 (1.29%) Go
14 2 (0.86%) VBScript
14 2 (0.86%) C
15 1 (0.43%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 46 (19.74%) Degree
2 28 (12.02%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (9.87%) CCNA
3 23 (9.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 20 (8.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (8.15%) MCSE
6 15 (6.44%) CCNP
7 13 (5.58%) Security Cleared
8 8 (3.43%) MCSA
9 7 (3.00%) MCITP
10 6 (2.58%) VCP5
11 5 (2.15%) VCAP
12 4 (1.72%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.43%) HP ASE
13 1 (0.43%) MCP
13 1 (0.43%) Check Point Certification
13 1 (0.43%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.86%) SLA
2 6 (2.58%) QA
3 4 (1.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 87 (37.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (12.45%) vCloud
3 27 (11.59%) Xen
4 23 (9.87%) Hyper-V
5 22 (9.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 22 (9.44%) vSphere
6 16 (6.87%) VirtualBox
7 15 (6.44%) Docker
8 9 (3.86%) LXC
8 9 (3.86%) KVM
9 7 (3.00%) Active Directory
10 4 (1.72%) Squid
10 4 (1.72%) qmail
10 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (1.72%) pfSense
10 4 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.86%) Varnish
11 2 (0.86%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 77 (33.05%) Puppet
2 57 (24.46%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (8.58%) Vagrant
4 16 (6.87%) Oracle Identity Management
5 14 (6.01%) Nagios
6 11 (4.72%) Ansible
7 9 (3.86%) ZABBIX
7 9 (3.86%) Cacti
7 9 (3.86%) Ganglia
8 8 (3.43%) Graphite
9 7 (3.00%) OpenView
9 7 (3.00%) SCVMM
10 5 (2.15%) SCCM
10 5 (2.15%) SCOM
11 4 (1.72%) FortiGate
11 4 (1.72%) HAProxy
11 4 (1.72%) ARCserve
11 4 (1.72%) Salt
12 2 (0.86%) cPanel
12 2 (0.86%) logstash
Vendors
1 115 (49.36%) VMware
2 60 (25.75%) Oracle
3 36 (15.45%) Google
4 34 (14.59%) Cisco
5 33 (14.16%) Microsoft
6 25 (10.73%) HP
7 21 (9.01%) Red Hat
8 12 (5.15%) Rackspace
9 11 (4.72%) NetApp
9 11 (4.72%) BMC
10 10 (4.29%) Citrix
11 9 (3.86%) Splunk
12 7 (3.00%) Sun
13 6 (2.58%) IBM
13 6 (2.58%) F5
13 6 (2.58%) SaltStack
14 5 (2.15%) 3PAR
15 4 (1.72%) WatchGuard
15 4 (1.72%) ServiceNow
15 4 (1.72%) Vyatta
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sky Bet
Posted: 10 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Pro Drive iT
Salary: From £26,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Goldman Sachs
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 11 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago