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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Engineer
Rank 784 811 866
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +55
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 82 64 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.061% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.065% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 67 58 18
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,450 £37,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £63,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +31.25%

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
98723 98609 105043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.57% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 82175 79630 90068
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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +27 75 £45,000 -10.00% 14
South East -3 37 £45,000 -25.00% 1
London -5 26 £51,250 +2.50% 8
Hampshire -9 22 £45,000 - 1
Andover +4 9 £45,000 -
Berkshire -8 9 £47,500 -20.83%
Surrey -8 8 £50,000 -23.07%
East of England - 8 £45,000 - 2
Southampton - 8 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 7 £45,000 - 1
Slough - 3 £55,000 -
Bromley - 2 £43,250 -
Farnborough - 2 £55,000 - 1
Watford - 2 - -
Staines +14 1 - -
Nottinghamshire +12 1 - -
East Midlands +9 1 - -
City of London +8 1 £65,000 +20.93% 2
Buckinghamshire +6 1 £60,000 +14.28%
Nottingham +6 1 - -
Reading -12 1 £30,000 -50.00%
North West -13 1 £42,500 -19.04%
Manchester -14 1 £42,500 -19.04%
Milton Keynes - 1 £60,000 -
New Malden - 1 £45,000 -
Newmarket - 1 £43,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £40,000 -
Bristol - 1 £42,500 - 2
St Albans - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 £43,000 -

Cloud Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 91 (61.07%) Linux
2 83 (55.70%) VMware
3 81 (54.36%) Windows
4 68 (45.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 45 (30.20%) Puppet
6 42 (28.19%) Amazon AWS
7 38 (25.50%) Cisco
8 37 (24.83%) DevOps
9 34 (22.82%) vCloud
10 32 (21.48%) DNS
11 30 (20.13%) Python
11 30 (20.13%) Cloud Computing
12 29 (19.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 29 (19.46%) Microsoft
13 28 (18.79%) Web Services
14 26 (17.45%) UNIX
14 26 (17.45%) Hyper-V
14 26 (17.45%) Opscode Chef
15 25 (16.78%) Google
16 24 (16.11%) Active Directory
16 24 (16.11%) PowerShell
17 23 (15.44%) Bash Shell
17 23 (15.44%) Microsoft Certification
18 22 (14.77%) PHP
18 22 (14.77%) Firewall
19 21 (14.09%) MCSE
19 21 (14.09%) Microsoft Azure
20 20 (13.42%) SaaS
21 19 (12.75%) vSphere
21 19 (12.75%) Internet

Cloud Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 16 (10.74%) Apache
2 14 (9.40%) MS Exchange
3 11 (7.38%) SharePoint
4 9 (6.04%) Lync
5 8 (5.37%) nginx
6 6 (4.03%) IIS
7 4 (2.68%) Node.js
7 4 (2.68%) CMS
8 3 (2.01%) Confluence
9 2 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.34%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (5.37%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.34%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 42 (28.19%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (20.13%) Cloud Computing
3 21 (14.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (13.42%) SaaS
5 15 (10.07%) Google Cloud Platform
5 15 (10.07%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (7.38%) PaaS
6 11 (7.38%) Office 365
6 11 (7.38%) IaaS
7 8 (5.37%) Route 53
8 5 (3.36%) Amazon ELB
8 5 (3.36%) Rackspace Cloud
9 4 (2.68%) Amazon S3
10 2 (1.34%) Google App Engine
10 2 (1.34%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.67%) Sumo Logic
11 1 (0.67%) GitHub
11 1 (0.67%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 32 (21.48%) DNS
2 22 (14.77%) Firewall
3 19 (12.75%) Internet
4 18 (12.08%) SAN
5 11 (7.38%) DHCP
6 10 (6.71%) TCP/IP
7 9 (6.04%) VPN
7 9 (6.04%) NAS
8 6 (4.03%) WAN
9 5 (3.36%) LAN
9 5 (3.36%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (3.36%) iSCSI
9 5 (3.36%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (2.68%) VPLS
10 4 (2.68%) FCoE
10 4 (2.68%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (2.68%) SMTP
11 3 (2.01%) SSH
11 3 (2.01%) Wireless
11 3 (2.01%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.07%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.38%) MySQL
2 11 (7.38%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (5.37%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (2.01%) Redis
4 3 (2.01%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.34%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.34%) Big Data
5 2 (1.34%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.67%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.67%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.67%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 5 (3.36%) TeamCity
1 5 (3.36%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.68%) JMeter
3 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (10.74%) Billing
2 9 (6.04%) Finance
3 6 (4.03%) Aerospace
3 6 (4.03%) Electronics
3 6 (4.03%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.68%) Games
5 3 (2.01%) Welsh Language
6 2 (1.34%) Advertising
7 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.67%) Banking
7 1 (0.67%) Retail
7 1 (0.67%) Military
7 1 (0.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (18.79%) Web Services
2 10 (6.71%) .NET
3 7 (4.70%) LAMP
4 4 (2.68%) Spring
5 1 (0.67%) SOAP
5 1 (0.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.38%) Open Source
2 5 (3.36%) Blog
3 4 (2.68%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.68%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.01%) User Experience
4 3 (2.01%) Replication
4 3 (2.01%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.34%) Economics
5 2 (1.34%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.34%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.67%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.67%) e-Health
6 1 (0.67%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.67%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 91 (61.07%) Linux
2 81 (54.36%) Windows
3 26 (17.45%) UNIX
4 7 (4.70%) Windows XP
5 5 (3.36%) CentOS
6 4 (2.68%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (24.83%) DevOps
2 19 (12.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (10.74%) ITIL
3 16 (10.74%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (8.72%) Software Engineering
5 11 (7.38%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (7.38%) Capacity Management
6 10 (6.71%) Load Balancing
7 9 (6.04%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (6.04%) BDD
8 8 (5.37%) Integration Testing
9 7 (4.70%) Configuration Management
10 6 (4.03%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (3.36%) E-Commerce
11 5 (3.36%) MVC
11 5 (3.36%) Web Development
12 4 (2.68%) Time Management
12 4 (2.68%) Load Testing
12 4 (2.68%) Network Design
12 4 (2.68%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 30 (20.13%) Python
2 24 (16.11%) PowerShell
3 23 (15.44%) Bash Shell
4 22 (14.77%) PHP
5 16 (10.74%) C#
5 16 (10.74%) JavaScript
6 15 (10.07%) Java
7 14 (9.40%) Ruby
7 14 (9.40%) Perl
8 12 (8.05%) C++
9 11 (7.38%) SQL
10 9 (6.04%) VBScript
11 7 (4.70%) VB
11 7 (4.70%) C
12 1 (0.67%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.67%) R
Qualifications
1 29 (19.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 23 (15.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (14.09%) MCSE
4 18 (12.08%) Security Cleared
5 17 (11.41%) MCSA
6 13 (8.72%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (8.05%) MCITP
7 12 (8.05%) SC Cleared
7 12 (8.05%) CCNA
8 11 (7.38%) MCP
9 9 (6.04%) Degree
9 9 (6.04%) DV Cleared
10 4 (2.68%) CCNP
11 3 (2.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.34%) HP ASE
12 2 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.67%) AWS Certification
13 1 (0.67%) CCIE
13 1 (0.67%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.70%) QA
2 5 (3.36%) SLA
3 2 (1.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 68 (45.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (22.82%) vCloud
3 26 (17.45%) Hyper-V
4 24 (16.11%) Active Directory
5 19 (12.75%) vSphere
6 6 (4.03%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.01%) XenApp
7 3 (2.01%) XenServer
8 2 (1.34%) Xen
8 2 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.34%) KVM
Systems Management
1 45 (30.20%) Puppet
2 26 (17.45%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (6.04%) SCCM
3 9 (6.04%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 9 (6.04%) SCOrch
4 7 (4.70%) Nagios
5 5 (3.36%) Pingdom
5 5 (3.36%) HAProxy
5 5 (3.36%) ZABBIX
6 4 (2.68%) Ansible
6 4 (2.68%) Salt
7 3 (2.01%) Vagrant
7 3 (2.01%) Cacti
8 2 (1.34%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.67%) Graphite
Vendors
1 83 (55.70%) VMware
2 38 (25.50%) Cisco
3 29 (19.46%) Microsoft
4 25 (16.78%) Google
5 15 (10.07%) HP
6 14 (9.40%) NetApp
7 10 (6.71%) Citrix
8 9 (6.04%) EMC
9 8 (5.37%) Dell
10 7 (4.70%) 3Com
11 5 (3.36%) Incapsula
11 5 (3.36%) New Relic
12 4 (2.68%) Brocade
12 4 (2.68%) Veeam
12 4 (2.68%) Rackspace
13 3 (2.01%) SaltStack
13 3 (2.01%) IBM
13 3 (2.01%) Red Hat
13 3 (2.01%) Apple
13 3 (2.01%) Oracle
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great Base + Full Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £35k - £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
PCR
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: Plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Central London / West End
Cloudreach
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + benefits, bonus & training
Posted: 10 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: £Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Ability Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 21 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus / Benefits / Laptop / Phone
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