Period
to 19 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Cloud Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 165 146
Rank change year-on-year +30 -19 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 20 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.78% 0.30% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.31% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 3
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.65% -22.73%
10th Percentile £22,750 £45,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £53,000 £47,250
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 2,494 2,898 2,193
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.82% 95.87% 97.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,929 2,224 1,886
Cheshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,350 £24,650 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £58,750
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 19 November 2018.

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 19 November 2018. 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
Warrington +10 6 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Knutsford +21 4 £57,500 - 6
Chester +7 2 £25,000 -52.38% 3
Crewe - 2 - -
Macclesfield - 1 £19,500 -
Cloud Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, 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 16 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 16 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (35.00%) Windows
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) Docker
4 6 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (30.00%) DevOps
4 6 (30.00%) Puppet
4 6 (30.00%) Terraform
4 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (25.00%) Banking
5 5 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
5 5 (25.00%) Kubernetes
6 4 (20.00%) Office 365
6 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (20.00%) Ansible
6 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 4 (20.00%) Public Cloud
6 4 (20.00%) Scrum
7 3 (15.00%) Investment Banking
7 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (15.00%) Wealth Management
7 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
7 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
7 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (15.00%) SAN

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) Confluence
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 16 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (20.00%) Office 365
3 3 (15.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (10.00%) OpenShift
5 1 (5.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) DNS
1 3 (15.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) NAS
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) InfluxDB
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) Maven
2 2 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.00%) CA Release Automation
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (25.00%) Banking
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (15.00%) Law
3 2 (10.00%) Games
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) Windows
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) DevOps
3 5 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
4 4 (20.00%) Scrum
5 3 (15.00%) Cloud Operations
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (15.00%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Wealth Management
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.00%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (10.00%) Microservices
6 2 (10.00%) Refactoring
6 2 (10.00%) Security Operations
6 2 (10.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (15.00%) C
1 3 (15.00%) C++
1 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (15.00%) Python
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Docker
2 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (30.00%) Puppet
1 6 (30.00%) Terraform
2 5 (25.00%) Kubernetes
3 4 (20.00%) Ansible
4 2 (10.00%) Grafana
4 2 (10.00%) Kibana
4 2 (10.00%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco
3 2 (10.00%) Splunk
4 1 (5.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (5.00%) NetApp
4 1 (5.00%) VMware