Period
to 16 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Cloud Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 16 October 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Engineer
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 107 151 166
Rank change year-on-year +44 +15 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 25 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.45% 0.56% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 0.58% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 22 10 4
Cheshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £31,300 £21,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £56,375
North West median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +8.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 1,678 2,589 2,710
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.05% 96.86% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1,354 1,983 2,077
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +16.84%
10th Percentile £23,650 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

Cloud Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured Cloud Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Engineer in Cheshire

Cloud Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cloud Engineer in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Cloud Engineer in Cheshire

Cloud Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Engineer in Cheshire over the 6 months to 16 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Cloud Engineer in Cheshire

Cloud Engineer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 16 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe -5 10 £57,500 -
Warrington +30 3 £50,000 - 3
Knutsford +24 3 - -
Northwich - 3 £45,000 - 1
Chester - 1 £55,000 - 1
Cloud Engineer
North West

Cloud Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 October 2019, Cloud Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region featuring Cloud Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (56.00%) AWS
1 14 (56.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (48.00%) VMware
3 12 (48.00%) Windows
3 12 (48.00%) Windows Server
4 11 (44.00%) Cisco
5 10 (40.00%) Office 365
6 9 (36.00%) Hyper-V
6 9 (36.00%) Azure
6 9 (36.00%) NetApp
7 6 (24.00%) Firewall
7 6 (24.00%) SAN
7 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (20.00%) Banking
8 5 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (20.00%) CCNP
8 5 (20.00%) CCNA
8 5 (20.00%) Dell
8 5 (20.00%) EMC
8 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (20.00%) ITIL
9 4 (16.00%) LAN
9 4 (16.00%) WAN
9 4 (16.00%) DNS
9 4 (16.00%) IaaS
9 4 (16.00%) Docker
9 4 (16.00%) DevOps
10 3 (12.00%) Fintech

Cloud Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 14 (56.00%) AWS
2 10 (40.00%) Office 365
3 9 (36.00%) Azure
4 4 (16.00%) IaaS
5 3 (12.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (12.00%) PaaS
5 3 (12.00%) SaaS
6 1 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Firewall
1 6 (24.00%) SAN
2 4 (16.00%) DNS
2 4 (16.00%) LAN
2 4 (16.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Lambda Expressions
2 1 (4.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Cloud Native
1 3 (12.00%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (12.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.00%) Cybercrime
2 1 (4.00%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
1 12 (48.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (16.00%) DevOps
4 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (12.00%) Fintech
4 3 (12.00%) Open Source
4 3 (12.00%) SOA
5 2 (8.00%) Project Management
6 1 (4.00%) Change Management
6 1 (4.00%) Coaching
6 1 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (4.00%) Migration
6 1 (4.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) CCNA
1 5 (20.00%) CCNP
1 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (12.00%) AWS Certification
3 1 (4.00%) MCSE
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (36.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (16.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Kubernetes
1 3 (12.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) VMware
2 11 (44.00%) Cisco
3 9 (36.00%) NetApp
4 5 (20.00%) Dell
4 5 (20.00%) EMC
5 3 (12.00%) Isilon
6 2 (8.00%) IBM
6 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.00%) LogRhythm
7 1 (4.00%) McAfee