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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Engineer
Rank 757 851 868
Rank change year-on-year
+94 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 135 63 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.054% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.057% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 76 52 30
Average salary £50,000 £46,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -11.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +4.24%

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
103461 110803 102664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 85580 90507 85036
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 £38,500
% 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 July 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 July 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
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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 +83 126 £50,000 +5.26% 9
South East +49 43 £46,250 -7.50%
London +27 35 £57,500 +17.34% 3
South West - 34 £55,000 - 1
Bristol - 34 £55,000 - 1
Berkshire +30 28 £50,000 -
Reading - 19 £52,500 -
City of London +34 14 £56,250 +12.50%
Hampshire +14 13 £45,000 -10.00%
Slough - 7 £46,250 -
Farnborough - 7 £40,000 -
Maidenhead +8 6 £46,250 -7.50%
East of England +2 5 £35,000 -26.31% 2
Manchester +5 4 £40,000 +1.26%
North West +3 4 £40,000 +1.26% 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £46,250 -
Southampton - 3 £45,000 -
Oxford - 3 £46,250 -
Ipswich - 3 £35,000 -
Huddersfield - 3 £42,500 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £42,500 -
Yorkshire - 3 £42,500 -
Suffolk - 3 £35,000 -
Surrey +9 2 £51,250 +19.88%
Hertfordshire -7 2 £65,000 +36.84% 1
Birmingham - 2 £33,250 -
West Midlands - 2 £33,250 - 1
Edinburgh - 2 £47,500 -
Scotland - 2 £47,500 -
Basingstoke - 2 £46,250 -

Cloud Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 146 (59.35%) Linux
2 118 (47.97%) VMware
3 103 (41.87%) DevOps
4 101 (41.06%) Amazon AWS
5 92 (37.40%) VMware Infrastructure
6 86 (34.96%) Puppet
7 76 (30.89%) Windows
8 72 (29.27%) SaaS
9 65 (26.42%) Python
10 64 (26.02%) Opscode Chef
11 61 (24.80%) Oracle
12 58 (23.58%) PaaS
13 54 (21.95%) Apache
13 54 (21.95%) UNIX
14 52 (21.14%) Web Services
14 52 (21.14%) Data Centre
15 51 (20.73%) Capacity Planning
16 47 (19.11%) Open Source
17 45 (18.29%) Google
18 44 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
18 44 (17.89%) Configuration Management
19 42 (17.07%) Computer Science
20 41 (16.67%) Degree
20 41 (16.67%) Tomcat
21 38 (15.45%) Java
21 38 (15.45%) Microsoft
21 38 (15.45%) IaaS
21 38 (15.45%) Mentoring
22 37 (15.04%) Microsoft Azure
22 37 (15.04%) Cisco

Cloud Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 54 (21.95%) Apache
2 41 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 26 (10.57%) OpenStack
4 16 (6.50%) WebLogic
5 13 (5.28%) WebLogic Portal
5 13 (5.28%) Oracle Coherence
5 13 (5.28%) nginx
6 10 (4.07%) IIS
7 9 (3.66%) JBoss
7 9 (3.66%) Eucalyptus
8 8 (3.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 6 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (2.44%) Apache Solr
10 5 (2.03%) SharePoint
11 4 (1.63%) MS Exchange
12 3 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.81%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.81%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (5.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (2.85%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.44%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.81%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 101 (41.06%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (29.27%) SaaS
3 58 (23.58%) PaaS
4 38 (15.45%) IaaS
5 37 (15.04%) Microsoft Azure
6 23 (9.35%) Google Cloud Platform
7 21 (8.54%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (6.91%) Google App Engine
9 14 (5.69%) Amazon EC2
9 14 (5.69%) Office 365
9 14 (5.69%) HP Helion
10 9 (3.66%) GitHub
11 8 (3.25%) Amazon S3
12 7 (2.85%) Google Compute Engine
12 7 (2.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 6 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 4 (1.63%) AWS CloudFormation
15 3 (1.22%) Rackspace Cloud
15 3 (1.22%) Amazon ELB
16 1 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (14.63%) SAN
2 29 (11.79%) Firewall
3 26 (10.57%) Internet
4 19 (7.72%) HTTP
5 18 (7.32%) VPN
5 18 (7.32%) DNS
6 16 (6.50%) TCP/IP
7 11 (4.47%) WAN
8 9 (3.66%) LDAP
8 9 (3.66%) NAS
9 7 (2.85%) SMTP
10 6 (2.44%) LAN
10 6 (2.44%) DMZ
10 6 (2.44%) IPsec
11 5 (2.03%) VLAN
11 5 (2.03%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (2.03%) Network Security
11 5 (2.03%) SSL
12 4 (1.63%) FTP
13 3 (1.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 33 (13.41%) MySQL
3 31 (12.60%) Oracle BI EE
4 24 (9.76%) Hadoop
5 15 (6.10%) Relational Database
6 13 (5.28%) Essbase
7 12 (4.88%) NoSQL
7 12 (4.88%) Big Data
7 12 (4.88%) Amazon RDS
8 8 (3.25%) Oracle Database
9 7 (2.85%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.81%) Redis
11 2 (0.81%) DB2
11 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (7.32%) Git (software)
2 16 (6.50%) Jenkins
3 14 (5.69%) Ant
3 14 (5.69%) Maven
4 12 (4.88%) Hudson
4 12 (4.88%) Gradle
4 12 (4.88%) Artifactory
5 3 (1.22%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (8.54%) Finance
2 17 (6.91%) Law
3 10 (4.07%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.07%) Games
4 9 (3.66%) Billing
5 6 (2.44%) Back Office
6 5 (2.03%) Marketing
6 5 (2.03%) Retail
7 3 (1.22%) Advertising
7 3 (1.22%) Electronics
8 2 (0.81%) Legal
9 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (21.14%) Web Services
2 33 (13.41%) Middleware
3 31 (12.60%) WebCenter
3 31 (12.60%) Oracle Fusion
4 19 (7.72%) MCollective
5 15 (6.10%) LAMP
6 13 (5.28%) .NET
7 9 (3.66%) CSS
7 9 (3.66%) HTML
7 9 (3.66%) Sensu
8 6 (2.44%) ActiveMQ
9 4 (1.63%) Ajax
9 4 (1.63%) JSP
9 4 (1.63%) ASP.NET
9 4 (1.63%) WAMP
9 4 (1.63%) JMS
10 2 (0.81%) Memcached
10 2 (0.81%) Ruby on Rails
11 1 (0.41%) REST
11 1 (0.41%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 52 (21.14%) Data Centre
2 42 (17.07%) Computer Science
3 27 (10.98%) Public Cloud
4 23 (9.35%) Management Information System
5 18 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (4.07%) Private Cloud
7 8 (3.25%) User Experience
8 6 (2.44%) Semantic Web
8 6 (2.44%) Digital Media
9 5 (2.03%) Xbox
10 4 (1.63%) NHS
11 3 (1.22%) Blog
11 3 (1.22%) Clustering
11 3 (1.22%) Visualisation
11 3 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.81%) FlexPod
12 2 (0.81%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.81%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.81%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 146 (59.35%) Linux
2 76 (30.89%) Windows
3 54 (21.95%) UNIX
4 30 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (5.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (3.66%) Debian
7 7 (2.85%) CentOS
8 5 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.03%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 5 (2.03%) AIX
8 5 (2.03%) Solaris
9 4 (1.63%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.81%) SUSE
10 2 (0.81%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.41%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.41%) Android
11 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (41.87%) DevOps
2 51 (20.73%) Capacity Planning
3 47 (19.11%) Open Source
4 44 (17.89%) Configuration Management
4 44 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (15.45%) Mentoring
6 35 (14.23%) Business Intelligence
7 33 (13.41%) Software Engineering
8 31 (12.60%) Performance Tuning
9 28 (11.38%) SOA
10 27 (10.98%) ITIL
11 23 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (8.94%) Continuous Delivery
13 20 (8.13%) Root Cause Analysis
14 18 (7.32%) Service Delivery
14 18 (7.32%) Identity Management
14 18 (7.32%) Data Management
15 14 (5.69%) Release Management
16 13 (5.28%) Analytics
17 12 (4.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 65 (26.42%) Python
2 38 (15.45%) Java
3 34 (13.82%) PowerShell
4 31 (12.60%) Perl
5 30 (12.20%) JavaScript
6 29 (11.79%) SQL
7 19 (7.72%) Clojure
8 18 (7.32%) Scala
8 18 (7.32%) Jython
9 17 (6.91%) Ruby
10 14 (5.69%) PHP
11 10 (4.07%) Shell Script
11 10 (4.07%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.44%) C#
13 3 (1.22%) Korn
13 3 (1.22%) Go
14 2 (0.81%) C++
15 1 (0.41%) VBScript
15 1 (0.41%) CoffeeScript
15 1 (0.41%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (16.67%) Degree
2 30 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (10.16%) CCNA
3 25 (10.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 23 (9.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (8.94%) MCSE
6 15 (6.10%) CCNP
7 14 (5.69%) Security Cleared
8 13 (5.28%) MCSA
9 9 (3.66%) MCITP
10 6 (2.44%) VCP5
11 5 (2.03%) SC Cleared
11 5 (2.03%) VCAP
12 4 (1.63%) MCP
13 2 (0.81%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.41%) AWS Certification
14 1 (0.41%) HP ASE
14 1 (0.41%) Check Point Certification
14 1 (0.41%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.66%) QA
2 7 (2.85%) SLA
3 6 (2.44%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 92 (37.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (12.60%) vCloud
3 30 (12.20%) Xen
4 24 (9.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 23 (9.35%) vSphere
6 22 (8.94%) Hyper-V
7 18 (7.32%) VirtualBox
8 14 (5.69%) Docker
9 12 (4.88%) LXC
9 12 (4.88%) KVM
10 7 (2.85%) Active Directory
11 4 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (1.22%) pfSense
12 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (1.22%) Squid
12 3 (1.22%) qmail
13 2 (0.81%) VMware ESX
13 2 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.81%) Varnish
14 1 (0.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 86 (34.96%) Puppet
2 64 (26.02%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (7.72%) Vagrant
4 18 (7.32%) Oracle Identity Management
5 17 (6.91%) Nagios
6 11 (4.47%) ZABBIX
7 10 (4.07%) Cacti
7 10 (4.07%) Ganglia
8 9 (3.66%) SCCM
8 9 (3.66%) OpenView
9 8 (3.25%) Ansible
10 7 (2.85%) Graphite
11 6 (2.44%) SCOM
11 6 (2.44%) SCVMM
12 4 (1.63%) HAProxy
12 4 (1.63%) Salt
13 3 (1.22%) Pingdom
13 3 (1.22%) ARCserve
14 2 (0.81%) BladeLogic
14 2 (0.81%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 118 (47.97%) VMware
2 61 (24.80%) Oracle
3 45 (18.29%) Google
4 38 (15.45%) Microsoft
5 37 (15.04%) Cisco
6 31 (12.60%) HP
7 22 (8.94%) Red Hat
8 17 (6.91%) Rackspace
9 14 (5.69%) NetApp
10 13 (5.28%) BMC
11 10 (4.07%) Splunk
12 9 (3.66%) Citrix
12 9 (3.66%) Sun
13 8 (3.25%) F5
14 7 (2.85%) IBM
15 6 (2.44%) SaltStack
16 5 (2.03%) 3PAR
16 5 (2.03%) CA
17 4 (1.63%) Cognos
17 4 (1.63%) EMC
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