Period
to 18 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Cloud Engineer was £56,250 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 130 169 145
Rank change year-on-year +39 -24 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 12 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.56% 0.40% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.42% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 0
Cheshire median annual salary £56,250 £48,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% - -
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 2,075 3,113 2,189
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.01% 95.87% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,583 2,353 1,827
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +17.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,851 £25,785 £21,875
90th Percentile £68,850 £65,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 18 January 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 18 January 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
Chester +19 3 £25,000 -47.37% 1
Crewe - 2 - -
Knutsford - 1 - - 1
Macclesfield - 1 £19,500 - 1
Cloud Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 11 (91.67%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (50.00%) DevOps
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Linux
4 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 4 (33.33%) Finance
5 4 (33.33%) Banking
6 3 (25.00%) Refactoring
6 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (25.00%) Office 365
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (25.00%) DNS
6 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
7 2 (16.67%) Docker
7 2 (16.67%) Public Cloud
7 2 (16.67%) Terraform
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (16.67%) LAN
7 2 (16.67%) WAN
7 2 (16.67%) SAN
7 2 (16.67%) Firewall
7 2 (16.67%) Puppet
7 2 (16.67%) NAS

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 11 (91.67%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (8.33%) GitHub
4 1 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (8.33%) OpenShift
4 1 (8.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) NAS
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
2 1 (8.33%) Bitbucket
2 1 (8.33%) CA Release Automation
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (33.33%) Banking
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Law
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Public Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Operations
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (16.67%) Puppet
2 2 (16.67%) Terraform
3 1 (8.33%) Ansible
3 1 (8.33%) Grafana
3 1 (8.33%) Kibana
3 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
3 1 (8.33%) Prometheus
3 1 (8.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (8.33%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) SaltStack
2 1 (8.33%) Splunk