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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cloud Engineer
Rank 528 696 789
Rank change year-on-year
+168 +93
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 493 290 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.26% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.27% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 399 256 191
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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
99472 107123 115267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.48% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83547 87392 93423
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 April 2016 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 April 2016. 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 +148 465 £52,500 +5.00% 51
London +67 189 £55,000 - 17
South East +62 124 £55,000 +15.78% 12
Yorkshire - 60 £50,000 - 7
Berkshire +41 55 £57,500 +9.52% 3
Leeds - 39 £50,000 - 4
West Yorkshire - 39 £50,000 - 4
City of London +76 34 £52,500 -2.32% 2
East of England +14 30 £42,500 -26.08% 2
East Midlands +21 27 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Surrey -5 25 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Egham +48 21 £55,000 +46.66%
Reading +24 19 £57,500 +9.52% 3
North West +30 17 £42,500 - 6
Manchester +22 16 £42,500 - 4
Scotland +3 15 £30,000 -33.33% 2
Hampshire -1 15 £42,500 -15.00% 3
South Yorkshire - 15 £50,000 - 2
Sheffield - 15 £50,000 - 2
Hertfordshire - 15 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire +6 12 £45,000 -21.73% 1
Kent - 11 £77,500 -
Abingdon - 11 - -
Newbury - 10 - -
Cambridgeshire -3 9 £49,000 -25.75% 2
Tonbridge - 9 £77,500 -
Lutterworth - 9 £40,000 -
Leicestershire - 9 £40,000 -
Cambridge +17 8 £49,000 -18.33% 2
Glasgow -3 8 £42,500 -29.16% 1

Cloud Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 566 (61.52%) Linux
2 471 (51.20%) Amazon AWS
3 395 (42.93%) Windows
4 344 (37.39%) Python
5 300 (32.61%) VMware
6 297 (32.28%) Microsoft Azure
7 295 (32.07%) DevOps
8 245 (26.63%) Puppet
9 219 (23.80%) Java
10 215 (23.37%) VMware Infrastructure
11 214 (23.26%) Microsoft
12 211 (22.93%) Red Hat
13 210 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
14 190 (20.65%) Opscode Chef
15 189 (20.54%) Ansible
16 181 (19.67%) Cisco
17 174 (18.91%) Ruby
18 172 (18.70%) PowerShell
19 171 (18.59%) Bash Shell
20 168 (18.26%) Web Services
21 156 (16.96%) Firewall
22 153 (16.63%) Perl
23 148 (16.09%) MySQL
24 144 (15.65%) Finance
25 140 (15.22%) Active Directory
26 137 (14.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 123 (13.37%) Git (software)
27 123 (13.37%) Configuration Management
28 116 (12.61%) Oracle
28 116 (12.61%) Jenkins

Cloud Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 86 (9.35%) OpenStack
2 77 (8.37%) Apache
3 56 (6.09%) Tomcat
4 55 (5.98%) Node.js
5 47 (5.11%) CloudStack
6 40 (4.35%) IIS
7 29 (3.15%) Cloud Foundry
8 28 (3.04%) nginx
9 24 (2.61%) MS Exchange
10 21 (2.28%) Elasticsearch
11 17 (1.85%) Confluence
12 16 (1.74%) SharePoint
13 12 (1.30%) WebLogic
14 11 (1.20%) Skype for Business
15 10 (1.09%) JBoss
16 9 (0.98%) Apache Spark
16 9 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
16 9 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
17 7 (0.76%) CMS
17 7 (0.76%) Drupal
Applications
1 47 (5.11%) MS Excel
2 28 (3.04%) MS Office
3 3 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (1.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 471 (51.20%) Amazon AWS
2 297 (32.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 89 (9.67%) SaaS
4 51 (5.54%) PaaS
5 50 (5.43%) Office 365
6 48 (5.22%) Amazon EC2
7 47 (5.11%) Cloud Computing
8 38 (4.13%) Google Cloud Platform
9 36 (3.91%) AWS CloudFormation
9 36 (3.91%) IaaS
10 28 (3.04%) Amazon S3
11 22 (2.39%) OpenShift
12 20 (2.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 20 (2.17%) GitHub
13 18 (1.96%) AWS Lambda
13 18 (1.96%) CloudFront
14 12 (1.30%) Amazon Glacier
15 11 (1.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 10 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 9 (0.98%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 156 (16.96%) Firewall
2 107 (11.63%) DNS
3 73 (7.93%) SAN
4 57 (6.20%) Internet
5 54 (5.87%) TCP/IP
6 44 (4.78%) LAN
7 43 (4.67%) WAN
8 30 (3.26%) Cisco Nexus
9 28 (3.04%) Cisco IOS
10 27 (2.93%) Network Security
11 26 (2.83%) SMTP
12 25 (2.72%) LDAP
13 24 (2.61%) VoIP
14 21 (2.28%) NAS
15 20 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
16 19 (2.07%) VPN
17 16 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
18 14 (1.52%) DHCP
18 14 (1.52%) VLAN
18 14 (1.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (16.09%) MySQL
2 111 (12.07%) SQL Server
3 95 (10.33%) MongoDB
4 77 (8.37%) PostgreSQL
5 55 (5.98%) NoSQL
6 45 (4.89%) Apache Cassandra
6 45 (4.89%) Big Data
7 36 (3.91%) Amazon RDS
8 32 (3.48%) Redis
9 31 (3.37%) Informix
10 30 (3.26%) Hadoop
11 26 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
12 24 (2.61%) SQL Server 2005
13 17 (1.85%) MariaDB
13 17 (1.85%) Relational Database
14 13 (1.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 10 (1.09%) Couchbase
16 9 (0.98%) OpenTSDB
16 9 (0.98%) SimpleDB
16 9 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 123 (13.37%) Git (software)
2 116 (12.61%) Jenkins
3 56 (6.09%) JIRA
4 48 (5.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 33 (3.59%) Subversion
6 24 (2.61%) Vagrant
7 19 (2.07%) Maven
8 13 (1.41%) RSpec
9 11 (1.20%) Bitbucket
10 10 (1.09%) Artifactory
10 10 (1.09%) Cucumber
11 9 (0.98%) GitLab
11 9 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
12 8 (0.87%) TeamCity
13 7 (0.76%) Hudson
14 6 (0.65%) Selenium
14 6 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (0.54%) Apache Continuum
16 4 (0.43%) Geb
17 3 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 144 (15.65%) Finance
2 71 (7.72%) Telecoms
3 43 (4.67%) Retail
4 34 (3.70%) Banking
5 31 (3.37%) Manufacturing
6 20 (2.17%) Games
6 20 (2.17%) Online Betting
7 18 (1.96%) Marketing
7 18 (1.96%) Publishing
8 17 (1.85%) Electronics
9 10 (1.09%) Billing
10 8 (0.87%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.43%) Law
11 4 (0.43%) Legal
12 3 (0.33%) Advertising
12 3 (0.33%) International Banking
13 2 (0.22%) iGaming
14 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (18.26%) Web Services
2 43 (4.67%) JSON
3 35 (3.80%) Middleware
4 34 (3.70%) .NET
5 30 (3.26%) HTML
6 28 (3.04%) REST
7 27 (2.93%) LAMP
8 26 (2.83%) ActiveMQ
9 22 (2.39%) RESTful
10 20 (2.17%) AngularJS
10 20 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
11 15 (1.63%) Django
11 15 (1.63%) ELK Stack
12 14 (1.52%) CSS
13 11 (1.20%) JDBC
13 11 (1.20%) JNDI
14 9 (0.98%) Java EE
15 8 (0.87%) HTML5
15 8 (0.87%) Kafka
15 8 (0.87%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 116 (12.61%) Data Centre
2 52 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (5.65%) Private Cloud
3 50 (5.43%) Computer Science
4 42 (4.57%) Public Cloud
5 31 (3.37%) Clustering
6 28 (3.04%) Hybrid Cloud
7 26 (2.83%) Fintech
8 24 (2.61%) Replication
9 23 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
10 19 (2.07%) Digital Media
10 19 (2.07%) User Experience
11 17 (1.85%) PKI
12 14 (1.52%) Mobile App
12 14 (1.52%) Smartcard
13 13 (1.41%) EMC VNX
14 12 (1.30%) iPad
14 12 (1.30%) Statistics
15 11 (1.20%) Semantic Web
16 9 (0.98%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 566 (61.52%) Linux
2 395 (42.93%) Windows
3 137 (14.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 108 (11.74%) Windows Server
5 105 (11.41%) Unix
6 97 (10.54%) CentOS
7 52 (5.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 39 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (3.26%) Ubuntu
10 27 (2.93%) Debian
11 18 (1.96%) Windows 7
12 16 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (1.63%) Mac OS X
14 14 (1.52%) Android
14 14 (1.52%) Apple iOS
15 12 (1.30%) Mesosphere
16 9 (0.98%) Fedora
17 7 (0.76%) VMS
18 4 (0.43%) Solaris
18 4 (0.43%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (32.07%) DevOps
2 210 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (13.37%) Configuration Management
4 104 (11.30%) Continuous Integration
5 102 (11.09%) ITIL
6 88 (9.57%) High Availability
7 81 (8.80%) Software Engineering
8 80 (8.70%) Open Source
9 70 (7.61%) Load Balancing
10 62 (6.74%) Mentoring
11 58 (6.30%) Continuous Delivery
12 55 (5.98%) Migration
13 49 (5.33%) E-Commerce
14 45 (4.89%) TDD
15 43 (4.67%) Disaster Recovery
16 42 (4.57%) ITSM
17 40 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
18 38 (4.13%) Incident Management
19 34 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
20 30 (3.26%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 344 (37.39%) Python
2 219 (23.80%) Java
3 174 (18.91%) Ruby
4 172 (18.70%) PowerShell
5 171 (18.59%) Bash Shell
6 153 (16.63%) Perl
7 108 (11.74%) SQL
8 74 (8.04%) JavaScript
9 50 (5.43%) PHP
10 32 (3.48%) Shell Script
11 29 (3.15%) C++
12 28 (3.04%) C#
13 25 (2.72%) Go
14 22 (2.39%) C
15 4 (0.43%) Erlang
15 4 (0.43%) R
15 4 (0.43%) Scala
16 2 (0.22%) Korn
16 2 (0.22%) sed
16 2 (0.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 97 (10.54%) Degree
2 82 (8.91%) Cisco Certification
3 55 (5.98%) CCNP
4 53 (5.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 47 (5.11%) CCNA
6 42 (4.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 40 (4.35%) AWS Certification
8 37 (4.02%) CCIE
9 29 (3.15%) CCSP
9 29 (3.15%) MCSE
10 24 (2.61%) MCSA
11 17 (1.85%) CCDE
12 12 (1.30%) CCIP
12 12 (1.30%) MCITP
12 12 (1.30%) Security Cleared
13 10 (1.09%) DV Cleared
14 9 (0.98%) SC Cleared
15 6 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (0.54%) CISSP
16 5 (0.54%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.80%) QA
2 18 (1.96%) PCI DSS
3 13 (1.41%) SLA
4 6 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.33%) SNOMED CT
6 1 (0.11%) HIPAA
System Software
1 215 (23.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 140 (15.22%) Active Directory
3 93 (10.11%) Hyper-V
4 86 (9.35%) Docker
5 66 (7.17%) vSphere
6 38 (4.13%) vCloud
7 23 (2.50%) Xen
8 22 (2.39%) VMware ESX
9 21 (2.28%) VMware ESXi
10 19 (2.07%) KVM
11 14 (1.52%) Terminal Services
11 14 (1.52%) Varnish
12 10 (1.09%) XenApp
13 9 (0.98%) QEMU
13 9 (0.98%) RHEV
13 9 (0.98%) Squid
14 7 (0.76%) NFS
15 6 (0.65%) LXC
16 5 (0.54%) HDFS
17 4 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 245 (26.63%) Puppet
2 190 (20.65%) Opscode Chef
3 189 (20.54%) Ansible
4 86 (9.35%) Nagios
5 67 (7.28%) Salt
6 47 (5.11%) Graphite
7 45 (4.89%) Cacti
8 38 (4.13%) Opsview
9 37 (4.02%) FortiGate
10 32 (3.48%) Grafana
11 31 (3.37%) SCCM
12 30 (3.26%) ZABBIX
13 22 (2.39%) Mesos
14 17 (1.85%) Kubernetes
15 16 (1.74%) Red Hat Satellite
16 14 (1.52%) SCOM
17 13 (1.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
17 13 (1.41%) Terraform
17 13 (1.41%) WSUS
18 12 (1.30%) vRealize
Vendors
1 300 (32.61%) VMware
2 214 (23.26%) Microsoft
3 211 (22.93%) Red Hat
4 181 (19.67%) Cisco
5 116 (12.61%) Oracle
6 51 (5.54%) F5
7 49 (5.33%) Google
7 49 (5.33%) NetApp
8 47 (5.11%) HP
9 40 (4.35%) Splunk
10 32 (3.48%) Juniper
11 31 (3.37%) Citrix
11 31 (3.37%) Dell
12 28 (3.04%) EMC
13 19 (2.07%) Symantec
14 17 (1.85%) IBM
15 16 (1.74%) CheckPoint
15 16 (1.74%) RightScale
15 16 (1.74%) SAP
16 14 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Paramount Enterprises
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Hainton Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast
CME Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent career progression
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
iKas International
Salary: £120000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Private Healthcare, Life Insurance,
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Vodafone
Salary: Unspecified Excellent compensation package
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + bonus + benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North East England
Amoria Bond
Salary: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Basingstoke
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + amazing benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + stock + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago