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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Engineer
Rank 783 816 854
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 98 76 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.072% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.076% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 75 69 13
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +35.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%

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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +13 92 £45,000 -12.19% 16
South East -5 44 £45,000 -14.28% 5
London +28 32 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Hampshire +1 25 £45,000 -
Berkshire +2 14 £51,250 -6.81% 4
Southampton - 12 £45,000 -
Andover -13 11 £45,000 +5.88%
Bristol - 7 £42,500 - 4
South West - 7 £42,500 - 4
East of England - 6 £44,000 - 4
Reading -9 5 £52,500 -12.50% 4
Slough +5 4 £48,750 +21.87%
Surrey -11 4 £47,500 -26.92%
Hertfordshire - 3 £45,000 -
Farnborough +2 2 £45,000 -28.00%
Cambridgeshire - 2 - - 3
Watford - 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 - - 3
East Midlands +26 1 - -
Staines +12 1 - -
City of London 0 1 £55,000 -8.33%
Manchester -13 1 £42,500 -19.04%
North West -21 1 £42,500 -19.04%
West Sussex - 1 £55,000 -
Wales - 1 £40,000 -
South Wales - 1 £40,000 -
Newmarket - 1 £43,000 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £40,000 -
Crawley - 1 £55,000 -

Cloud Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 105 (60.00%) Linux
2 97 (55.43%) VMware
3 89 (50.86%) Windows
4 82 (46.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 60 (34.29%) Puppet
6 54 (30.86%) DevOps
7 53 (30.29%) Amazon AWS
8 42 (24.00%) Cisco
9 41 (23.43%) vCloud
10 38 (21.71%) Opscode Chef
11 37 (21.14%) Python
12 35 (20.00%) UNIX
13 34 (19.43%) Web Services
13 34 (19.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 33 (18.86%) Microsoft
15 31 (17.71%) Google
15 31 (17.71%) Cloud Computing
16 30 (17.14%) Hyper-V
16 30 (17.14%) DNS
17 29 (16.57%) MCSE
17 29 (16.57%) Microsoft Certification
18 28 (16.00%) Apache
19 26 (14.86%) JavaScript
19 26 (14.86%) Active Directory
19 26 (14.86%) vSphere
20 25 (14.29%) MCSA
21 24 (13.71%) PHP
21 24 (13.71%) Firewall
21 24 (13.71%) SaaS
21 24 (13.71%) Microsoft Azure

Cloud Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 28 (16.00%) Apache
2 13 (7.43%) IIS
2 13 (7.43%) SharePoint
2 13 (7.43%) MS Exchange
3 12 (6.86%) nginx
4 11 (6.29%) Lync
5 7 (4.00%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.29%) Node.js
6 4 (2.29%) CMS
7 3 (1.71%) Confluence
7 3 (1.71%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.14%) Eucalyptus
8 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.14%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.14%) JBoss
8 2 (1.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.14%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 53 (30.29%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (17.71%) Cloud Computing
3 24 (13.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (13.71%) SaaS
4 20 (11.43%) Google Cloud Platform
5 19 (10.86%) PaaS
6 16 (9.14%) Office 365
7 15 (8.57%) IaaS
8 13 (7.43%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (4.57%) Rackspace Cloud
9 8 (4.57%) Route 53
10 6 (3.43%) Amazon S3
11 5 (2.86%) Google App Engine
11 5 (2.86%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (1.71%) Google Compute Engine
13 2 (1.14%) HP Helion
14 1 (0.57%) Sumo Logic
14 1 (0.57%) GitHub
14 1 (0.57%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 30 (17.14%) DNS
2 24 (13.71%) Firewall
3 21 (12.00%) SAN
4 18 (10.29%) Internet
5 14 (8.00%) TCP/IP
6 13 (7.43%) NAS
7 12 (6.86%) DHCP
8 10 (5.71%) VPN
9 7 (4.00%) WAN
10 6 (3.43%) LAN
10 6 (3.43%) HTTP
10 6 (3.43%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (3.43%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (2.86%) FCoE
11 5 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (2.86%) Wireless
11 5 (2.86%) iSCSI
12 4 (2.29%) VPLS
13 3 (1.71%) VLAN
13 3 (1.71%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.14%) MySQL
3 14 (8.00%) Amazon RDS
4 11 (6.29%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (2.86%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.29%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (2.29%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.29%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.71%) Redis
7 3 (1.71%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.14%) Big Data
8 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.57%) DB2
9 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.57%) SimpleDB
9 1 (0.57%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.57%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 10 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.57%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.14%) Maven
3 2 (1.14%) Ant
3 2 (1.14%) Hudson
3 2 (1.14%) Gradle
3 2 (1.14%) Artifactory
3 2 (1.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (9.14%) Billing
2 11 (6.29%) Finance
3 6 (3.43%) Aerospace
3 6 (3.43%) Electronics
4 5 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.86%) Games
5 4 (2.29%) Law
6 3 (1.71%) Legal
7 2 (1.14%) Advertising
7 2 (1.14%) Marketing
7 2 (1.14%) Retail
8 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.57%) Welsh Language
8 1 (0.57%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (19.43%) Web Services
2 12 (6.86%) .NET
3 9 (5.14%) LAMP
4 4 (2.29%) Spring
4 4 (2.29%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (2.29%) Middleware
4 4 (2.29%) WebCenter
4 4 (2.29%) MCollective
5 3 (1.71%) HTML
5 3 (1.71%) CSS
6 2 (1.14%) Sensu
7 1 (0.57%) SOAP
7 1 (0.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.00%) Open Source
2 12 (6.86%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.57%) Blog
4 5 (2.86%) User Experience
5 4 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.29%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.29%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.71%) Replication
6 3 (1.71%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.14%) FlexPod
7 2 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.14%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (1.14%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.14%) e-Health
7 2 (1.14%) Economics
8 1 (0.57%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.57%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 105 (60.00%) Linux
2 89 (50.86%) Windows
3 35 (20.00%) UNIX
4 8 (4.57%) Windows XP
5 7 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.86%) CentOS
6 5 (2.86%) Ubuntu
7 4 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.57%) Debian
10 1 (0.57%) Android
10 1 (0.57%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (30.86%) DevOps
2 21 (12.00%) ITIL
3 20 (11.43%) Performance Tuning
4 19 (10.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (9.14%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (8.57%) Software Engineering
7 13 (7.43%) Capacity Management
8 11 (6.29%) Capacity Planning
8 11 (6.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (5.71%) Configuration Management
9 10 (5.71%) Load Balancing
9 10 (5.71%) Mentoring
10 8 (4.57%) Integration Testing
10 8 (4.57%) E-Commerce
10 8 (4.57%) MVC
11 7 (4.00%) BDD
12 6 (3.43%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (3.43%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (2.86%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (21.14%) Python
2 26 (14.86%) JavaScript
3 24 (13.71%) PHP
4 23 (13.14%) PowerShell
5 21 (12.00%) Bash Shell
6 19 (10.86%) Java
7 17 (9.71%) C#
7 17 (9.71%) Perl
8 13 (7.43%) Ruby
9 12 (6.86%) C++
9 12 (6.86%) SQL
10 7 (4.00%) VBScript
10 7 (4.00%) VB
10 7 (4.00%) C
11 4 (2.29%) Jython
12 2 (1.14%) Scala
12 2 (1.14%) Clojure
13 1 (0.57%) R
13 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (19.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 29 (16.57%) MCSE
2 29 (16.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (14.29%) MCSA
4 20 (11.43%) Security Cleared
5 16 (9.14%) CCNA
5 16 (9.14%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (8.57%) MCITP
7 14 (8.00%) SC Cleared
7 14 (8.00%) MCP
8 13 (7.43%) Degree
9 11 (6.29%) DV Cleared
10 7 (4.00%) VCP4
11 5 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (1.71%) CCNP
13 2 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.14%) HP ASE
13 2 (1.14%) AWS Certification
14 1 (0.57%) VCP5
14 1 (0.57%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.71%) QA
2 6 (3.43%) SLA
3 3 (1.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 82 (46.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (23.43%) vCloud
3 30 (17.14%) Hyper-V
4 26 (14.86%) Active Directory
4 26 (14.86%) vSphere
5 6 (3.43%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.29%) VirtualBox
6 4 (2.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (1.71%) KVM
7 3 (1.71%) Xen
7 3 (1.71%) XenApp
8 2 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (1.14%) Docker
8 2 (1.14%) LXC
8 2 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.57%) Varnish
9 1 (0.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 60 (34.29%) Puppet
2 38 (21.71%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (6.86%) Nagios
3 12 (6.86%) SCCM
4 11 (6.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 11 (6.29%) SCOrch
5 9 (5.14%) ZABBIX
6 8 (4.57%) Pingdom
6 8 (4.57%) Vagrant
7 5 (2.86%) HAProxy
7 5 (2.86%) Cacti
8 4 (2.29%) Oracle Identity Management
8 4 (2.29%) Salt
8 4 (2.29%) Ansible
9 2 (1.14%) OpenAM
9 2 (1.14%) OpenView
9 2 (1.14%) FortiGate
9 2 (1.14%) Ganglia
10 1 (0.57%) Graphite
Vendors
1 97 (55.43%) VMware
2 42 (24.00%) Cisco
3 33 (18.86%) Microsoft
4 31 (17.71%) Google
5 22 (12.57%) HP
6 18 (10.29%) NetApp
7 11 (6.29%) Oracle
8 10 (5.71%) Citrix
9 8 (4.57%) Dell
9 8 (4.57%) New Relic
9 8 (4.57%) Incapsula
10 7 (4.00%) 3Com
10 7 (4.00%) Rackspace
10 7 (4.00%) EMC
10 7 (4.00%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.29%) IBM
11 4 (2.29%) Veeam
12 3 (1.71%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.71%) Sophos
12 3 (1.71%) 3PAR
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networx
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
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Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Bens.
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, South East, United Kingdom
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
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Networx Recruitment
Salary: £25,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago
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Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
East Anglia
HP
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol, South West, United Kingdom
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £20000.00 - £25000 per annum + benefits, bonus & training
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