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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Engineer
Rank 851 841 866
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 51 35 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.033% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.035% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 48 32 31
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 £65,750 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

Cloud Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Cloud Engineer
Top 27 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 19 September 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 -5 46 £45,000 -9.09% 6
London -17 21 £46,250 -7.50% 2
South East -17 9 £50,000 -16.66% 1
North West -10 8 £40,250 +15.00%
Manchester - 8 £40,250 -
City of London - 7 £55,000 - 1
Berkshire 0 6 £50,000 -16.66%
East of England -27 5 £72,500 +93.33% 1
Maidenhead - 5 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire -1 4 £72,500 +81.25% 1
Cambridge -8 4 £72,500 +81.25% 1
Cardiff - 4 £35,000 -
South Wales - 4 £35,000 -
Wales - 4 £35,000 -
Surrey 0 2 £42,750 +6.87%
West Yorkshire - 2 £32,500 - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £32,500 - 2
Altrincham - 2 £45,000 -
Leeds - 2 £32,500 - 2
East Midlands -1 1 £47,500 -4.04%
Hampshire - 1 £67,500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £57,500 -
Leicestershire - 1 £47,500 -
Godalming - 1 £43,000 -
New Malden - 1 - -
Watford - 1 £57,500 -
Farnborough - 1 £67,500 - 1

Cloud Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 92 (70.23%) Linux
2 65 (49.62%) Windows
3 47 (35.88%) VMware
4 39 (29.77%) Amazon AWS
5 36 (27.48%) SQL
6 34 (25.95%) Puppet
7 32 (24.43%) SQL Server
8 31 (23.66%) Firewall
8 31 (23.66%) Opscode Chef
9 30 (22.90%) DNS
10 29 (22.14%) SaaS
10 29 (22.14%) VMware Infrastructure
11 26 (19.85%) DevOps
11 26 (19.85%) Nagios
12 25 (19.08%) UNIX
13 23 (17.56%) Web Services
14 22 (16.79%) .NET
14 22 (16.79%) Internet
14 22 (16.79%) Amazon EC2
15 21 (16.03%) PowerShell
16 20 (15.27%) Apache
17 19 (14.50%) Cisco
17 19 (14.50%) Microsoft
17 19 (14.50%) SMTP
18 18 (13.74%) Software Engineering
18 18 (13.74%) vCloud
19 17 (12.98%) Open Source
19 17 (12.98%) Security Cleared
20 16 (12.21%) Agile Software Development
20 16 (12.21%) Ruby

Cloud Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 20 (15.27%) Apache
2 14 (10.69%) IIS
3 9 (6.87%) nginx
4 6 (4.58%) MS Exchange
5 4 (3.05%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.29%) CMS
6 3 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2000
6 3 (2.29%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.76%) Confluence
7 1 (0.76%) Lync
7 1 (0.76%) Drupal
7 1 (0.76%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.76%) WordPress
7 1 (0.76%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 10 (7.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 39 (29.77%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (22.14%) SaaS
3 22 (16.79%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (9.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (9.16%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (6.11%) Rackspace Cloud
6 7 (5.34%) IaaS
6 7 (5.34%) PaaS
7 4 (3.05%) Google App Engine
8 2 (1.53%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 31 (23.66%) Firewall
2 30 (22.90%) DNS
3 22 (16.79%) Internet
4 19 (14.50%) SMTP
5 11 (8.40%) TCP/IP
6 6 (4.58%) VPN
6 6 (4.58%) HTTP
6 6 (4.58%) SAN
7 3 (2.29%) VLAN
7 3 (2.29%) iSCSI
7 3 (2.29%) NAS
8 2 (1.53%) FCoE
8 2 (1.53%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (1.53%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.53%) WAN
8 2 (1.53%) Wireless
8 2 (1.53%) LDAP
9 1 (0.76%) LAN
9 1 (0.76%) DHCP
9 1 (0.76%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (24.43%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.45%) Big Data
3 5 (3.82%) DB2
4 4 (3.05%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (3.05%) MySQL
5 2 (1.53%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.53%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.53%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (10.69%) JMeter
2 8 (6.11%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.58%) TeamCity
4 5 (3.82%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.53%) Maven
6 1 (0.76%) JIRA
General
1 15 (11.45%) Finance
2 9 (6.87%) Billing
3 4 (3.05%) Marketing
4 3 (2.29%) Welsh Language
4 3 (2.29%) Games
5 2 (1.53%) Banking
5 2 (1.53%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.53%) Back Office
5 2 (1.53%) Electronics
5 2 (1.53%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.53%) Advertising
6 1 (0.76%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (17.56%) Web Services
2 22 (16.79%) .NET
3 7 (5.34%) Ruby on Rails
3 7 (5.34%) RESTful
3 7 (5.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (4.58%) J2EE
5 5 (3.82%) Spring
6 2 (1.53%) Middleware
6 2 (1.53%) LAMP
6 2 (1.53%) REST
7 1 (0.76%) Ajax
7 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.76%) CSS
7 1 (0.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.98%) Open Source
2 13 (9.92%) Smartphone
3 12 (9.16%) Blog
4 7 (5.34%) Data Integration
5 6 (4.58%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.58%) Replication
6 5 (3.82%) Client/Server
6 5 (3.82%) Social Media
7 4 (3.05%) Hedge funds
8 3 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.29%) Clustering
9 2 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.76%) User Experience
10 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 92 (70.23%) Linux
2 65 (49.62%) Windows
3 25 (19.08%) UNIX
4 13 (9.92%) Ubuntu
5 11 (8.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (7.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (5.34%) CentOS
8 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.29%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (2.29%) Android
10 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.53%) Debian
11 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (19.85%) DevOps
2 18 (13.74%) Software Engineering
3 16 (12.21%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (10.69%) Load Testing
5 10 (7.63%) Problem Management
5 10 (7.63%) Load Balancing
5 10 (7.63%) E-Commerce
6 9 (6.87%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (6.87%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (6.11%) Mentoring
8 7 (5.34%) Information Security
8 7 (5.34%) Data Analysis
9 6 (4.58%) Product Management
9 6 (4.58%) MVC
9 6 (4.58%) Capacity Management
10 5 (3.82%) Project Management
10 5 (3.82%) Service Management
10 5 (3.82%) OO
10 5 (3.82%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (3.05%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 36 (27.48%) SQL
2 21 (16.03%) PowerShell
3 16 (12.21%) Ruby
4 15 (11.45%) Python
5 14 (10.69%) Java
6 12 (9.16%) C#
7 11 (8.40%) Bash Shell
8 9 (6.87%) Perl
9 8 (6.11%) JavaScript
10 5 (3.82%) PHP
11 4 (3.05%) VBScript
11 4 (3.05%) C++
12 3 (2.29%) Korn
13 2 (1.53%) C
13 2 (1.53%) VB
14 1 (0.76%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 17 (12.98%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (8.40%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.40%) DV Cleared
4 7 (5.34%) Degree
4 7 (5.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (4.58%) MCITP
6 4 (3.05%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.29%) MCSE
7 3 (2.29%) CCNA
8 1 (0.76%) MCP
8 1 (0.76%) MCSA
8 1 (0.76%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.63%) QA
2 6 (4.58%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (22.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (13.74%) vCloud
3 13 (9.92%) vSphere
3 13 (9.92%) Hyper-V
4 9 (6.87%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.29%) XenServer
6 2 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.53%) KVM
7 1 (0.76%) Xen
7 1 (0.76%) NFS
Systems Management
1 34 (25.95%) Puppet
2 31 (23.66%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (19.85%) Nagios
4 12 (9.16%) ZABBIX
5 7 (5.34%) Ansible
5 7 (5.34%) Capistrano
6 6 (4.58%) Pingdom
7 4 (3.05%) Salt
8 3 (2.29%) Vagrant
8 3 (2.29%) logstash
8 3 (2.29%) Backup Exec
8 3 (2.29%) WSUS
9 2 (1.53%) Zenoss
9 2 (1.53%) Kibana
9 2 (1.53%) Graylog2
10 1 (0.76%) Plesk
10 1 (0.76%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 47 (35.88%) VMware
2 19 (14.50%) Cisco
2 19 (14.50%) Microsoft
3 13 (9.92%) Google
3 13 (9.92%) Red Hat
4 10 (7.63%) EMC
4 10 (7.63%) New Relic
5 9 (6.87%) Oracle
6 7 (5.34%) Twitter
7 6 (4.58%) Incapsula
7 6 (4.58%) HP
7 6 (4.58%) Dell
8 5 (3.82%) Citrix
8 5 (3.82%) Symantec
9 3 (2.29%) Brocade
9 3 (2.29%) Veeam
9 3 (2.29%) NetApp
10 2 (1.53%) 3Com
10 2 (1.53%) Perforce
10 2 (1.53%) Rackspace
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