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

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Engineer
Rank 802 833 873
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 88 67 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.062% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.066% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 81 61 22
Average salary £46,250 £49,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.56% +4.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +10.00%

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
104068 101994 108481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.68% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 86662 82710 93503
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 £26,861 £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 December 2014 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 December 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 +18 82 £45,000 -9.09% 9
London +8 37 £42,500 -15.00% 6
South East +6 32 £50,000 -11.11% 1
Hampshire -10 16 £47,500 - 1
Berkshire +8 7 £47,500 +22.58%
East of England -21 7 £45,000 -
Surrey -4 6 £50,000 -19.35%
Hertfordshire - 6 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire +4 5 £50,000 -4.76%
Milton Keynes - 5 £50,000 -
Leeds - 5 £50,000 -
Farnborough - 5 £70,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 5 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 5 £50,000 -
Andover +2 4 £45,000 -
Southampton - 4 £45,000 -
City of London +13 3 £52,500 +40.00%
South Wales - 2 £36,250 -
Wales - 2 £36,250 -
Slough - 2 £60,000 -
Bromley - 2 £43,250 -
Cardiff - 2 £36,250 -
New Malden - 2 £45,000 - 1
Reading -6 1 £30,000 -25.00%
Manchester -19 1 £42,500 -5.55%
North West -19 1 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Newmarket - 1 £43,000 -
St Albans - 1 - -
Watford - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 £43,000 -

Cloud Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 87 (63.04%) Linux
2 75 (54.35%) Windows
3 69 (50.00%) VMware
4 56 (40.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 41 (29.71%) Amazon AWS
6 36 (26.09%) Puppet
7 35 (25.36%) DNS
8 33 (23.91%) Cisco
9 27 (19.57%) Microsoft
10 26 (18.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 26 (18.84%) Cloud Computing
10 26 (18.84%) DevOps
11 25 (18.12%) PowerShell
11 25 (18.12%) UNIX
11 25 (18.12%) Python
12 24 (17.39%) Web Services
12 24 (17.39%) Google
12 24 (17.39%) Bash Shell
12 24 (17.39%) SaaS
12 24 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
13 23 (16.67%) SQL Server
14 22 (15.94%) PHP
14 22 (15.94%) Active Directory
14 22 (15.94%) vCloud
15 21 (15.22%) SQL
15 21 (15.22%) Firewall
15 21 (15.22%) Internet
16 19 (13.77%) Microsoft Certification
16 19 (13.77%) Hyper-V
17 18 (13.04%) Amazon EC2

Cloud Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 13 (9.42%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.70%) Apache
3 11 (7.97%) SharePoint
4 9 (6.52%) Lync
5 6 (4.35%) CMS
6 5 (3.62%) IIS
7 4 (2.90%) nginx
7 4 (2.90%) Node.js
8 3 (2.17%) OpenStack
8 3 (2.17%) Confluence
8 3 (2.17%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.72%) Drupal
10 1 (0.72%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.72%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (5.07%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.45%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 41 (29.71%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (18.84%) Cloud Computing
3 24 (17.39%) SaaS
4 18 (13.04%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (12.32%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (9.42%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (7.25%) IaaS
7 10 (7.25%) PaaS
8 8 (5.80%) Route 53
9 7 (5.07%) Office 365
10 5 (3.62%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (2.17%) Amazon S3
12 2 (1.45%) Google App Engine
12 2 (1.45%) Google Compute Engine
13 1 (0.72%) Sumo Logic
13 1 (0.72%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (25.36%) DNS
2 21 (15.22%) Internet
2 21 (15.22%) Firewall
3 18 (13.04%) SAN
4 13 (9.42%) TCP/IP
5 11 (7.97%) DHCP
6 10 (7.25%) NAS
7 9 (6.52%) VPN
8 7 (5.07%) WAN
8 7 (5.07%) SMTP
9 5 (3.62%) LAN
9 5 (3.62%) iSCSI
10 4 (2.90%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (2.90%) VLAN
10 4 (2.90%) VPLS
11 3 (2.17%) Wireless
11 3 (2.17%) FCoE
11 3 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (2.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.97%) MySQL
3 10 (7.25%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (5.07%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (4.35%) Big Data
6 5 (3.62%) DB2
7 3 (2.17%) Redis
7 3 (2.17%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.45%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.72%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.72%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 7 (5.07%) JMeter
General
1 14 (10.14%) Billing
2 9 (6.52%) Finance
3 6 (4.35%) Aerospace
3 6 (4.35%) Electronics
3 6 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.90%) Games
4 4 (2.90%) Welsh Language
5 2 (1.45%) Advertising
6 1 (0.72%) Military
6 1 (0.72%) Banking
6 1 (0.72%) Retail
6 1 (0.72%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (17.39%) Web Services
2 9 (6.52%) .NET
3 7 (5.07%) LAMP
4 5 (3.62%) J2EE
5 4 (2.90%) Spring
6 1 (0.72%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.72%) RESTful
6 1 (0.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.07%) Open Source
2 6 (4.35%) Smartphone
3 5 (3.62%) Replication
3 5 (3.62%) Data Integration
3 5 (3.62%) Social Media
4 4 (2.90%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.17%) User Experience
6 2 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.45%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.45%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.72%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.72%) Economics
7 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.72%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 87 (63.04%) Linux
2 75 (54.35%) Windows
3 25 (18.12%) UNIX
4 7 (5.07%) Windows XP
4 7 (5.07%) CentOS
5 6 (4.35%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.84%) DevOps
2 16 (11.59%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (10.87%) Software Engineering
4 14 (10.14%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (6.52%) ITIL
5 9 (6.52%) BDD
5 9 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (5.80%) Integration Testing
6 8 (5.80%) Load Balancing
6 8 (5.80%) Configuration Management
7 7 (5.07%) Load Testing
7 7 (5.07%) Capacity Management
8 5 (3.62%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (3.62%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (3.62%) Time Management
8 5 (3.62%) OO
8 5 (3.62%) Web Development
8 5 (3.62%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (2.90%) Network Design
9 4 (2.90%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 25 (18.12%) Python
1 25 (18.12%) PowerShell
2 24 (17.39%) Bash Shell
3 22 (15.94%) PHP
4 21 (15.22%) SQL
5 16 (11.59%) Java
6 15 (10.87%) Ruby
6 15 (10.87%) Perl
7 11 (7.97%) C#
7 11 (7.97%) C++
8 9 (6.52%) VBScript
9 7 (5.07%) VB
9 7 (5.07%) C
10 6 (4.35%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.72%) R
Qualifications
1 26 (18.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 19 (13.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (11.59%) MCSE
4 12 (8.70%) MCSA
4 12 (8.70%) Security Cleared
5 10 (7.25%) MCP
6 9 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (6.52%) MCITP
7 8 (5.80%) CCNA
8 7 (5.07%) Degree
9 6 (4.35%) SC Cleared
10 4 (2.90%) DV Cleared
10 4 (2.90%) CCNP
11 2 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.45%) HP ASE
11 2 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.72%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.72%) VCP5
12 1 (0.72%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.35%) SLA
2 2 (1.45%) QA
3 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 56 (40.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (15.94%) Active Directory
2 22 (15.94%) vCloud
3 19 (13.77%) Hyper-V
4 14 (10.14%) vSphere
5 4 (2.90%) VMware ESX
5 4 (2.90%) XenServer
6 3 (2.17%) KVM
7 2 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.45%) XenApp
8 1 (0.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 36 (26.09%) Puppet
2 24 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.62%) HAProxy
4 4 (2.90%) SCOrch
4 4 (2.90%) Ansible
4 4 (2.90%) Salt
4 4 (2.90%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 4 (2.90%) SCCM
5 3 (2.17%) Nagios
5 3 (2.17%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.45%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.45%) Cacti
7 1 (0.72%) Plesk
7 1 (0.72%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.72%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.72%) cPanel
7 1 (0.72%) Graphite
Vendors
1 69 (50.00%) VMware
2 33 (23.91%) Cisco
3 27 (19.57%) Microsoft
4 24 (17.39%) Google
5 12 (8.70%) HP
6 10 (7.25%) EMC
7 9 (6.52%) Citrix
8 8 (5.80%) Oracle
8 8 (5.80%) Dell
8 8 (5.80%) NetApp
9 7 (5.07%) 3Com
10 5 (3.62%) Brocade
11 4 (2.90%) Veeam
11 4 (2.90%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.17%) Apple
12 3 (2.17%) 3PAR
12 3 (2.17%) SaltStack
12 3 (2.17%) Rackspace
13 2 (1.45%) Percona
13 2 (1.45%) Vyatta
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