Period
to 27 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Cloud Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

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

Cloud Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 270 300 340
Rank change year-on-year +30 +40 +103
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 61 35 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.57% 0.34% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.36% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 54 27 44
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +23.81% -2.33%
10th Percentile £48,750 £50,000 £39,875
90th Percentile £82,125 £100,000 £78,875
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.00% +19.05% -15.32%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 10,180 9,849 12,961
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.95% 96.11% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 9,029 8,924 11,707
City of London median annual salary £61,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.67% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £91,250 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

Cloud Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Engineer in the City of London

Cloud Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Cloud Engineer in the City of London

Cloud Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Cloud Engineer in the City of London

Cloud Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 City of London region featuring Cloud Engineer in the job title.

1 50 (81.97%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (62.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (57.38%) Python
4 33 (54.10%) DNS
5 32 (52.46%) Linux
6 30 (49.18%) DevOps
7 29 (47.54%) Ansible
8 28 (45.90%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (42.62%) Docker
10 23 (37.70%) Opscode Chef
10 23 (37.70%) Kubernetes
10 23 (37.70%) Terraform
10 23 (37.70%) Configuration Management
11 22 (36.07%) Jenkins
11 22 (36.07%) AWS CloudFormation
12 19 (31.15%) Ruby
13 18 (29.51%) Retail
14 17 (27.87%) DHCP
15 16 (26.23%) Google Cloud Platform
15 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
16 15 (24.59%) TCP/IP
16 15 (24.59%) Cisco
16 15 (24.59%) Data Centre
17 14 (22.95%) Microservices
17 14 (22.95%) MongoDB
17 14 (22.95%) Windows
18 13 (21.31%) LAN
18 13 (21.31%) E-Commerce
18 13 (21.31%) Firewall
18 13 (21.31%) PowerShell

Cloud Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 12 (19.67%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (16.39%) MS Exchange
3 6 (9.84%) Apache Spark
4 3 (4.92%) Apache
5 2 (3.28%) JBoss
5 2 (3.28%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.64%) Confluence
6 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.64%) IIS
6 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 50 (81.97%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (62.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (36.07%) AWS CloudFormation
4 16 (26.23%) Google Cloud Platform
5 13 (21.31%) SaaS
6 11 (18.03%) IaaS
6 11 (18.03%) PaaS
7 10 (16.39%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (13.11%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (13.11%) Serverless
9 7 (11.48%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (9.84%) Office 365
11 4 (6.56%) Datadog
11 4 (6.56%) GitHub
11 4 (6.56%) Mimecast
11 4 (6.56%) OpenShift
12 1 (1.64%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (1.64%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (1.64%) OneDrive
12 1 (1.64%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 33 (54.10%) DNS
2 17 (27.87%) DHCP
3 15 (24.59%) TCP/IP
4 13 (21.31%) Firewall
4 13 (21.31%) LAN
5 8 (13.11%) BGP
5 8 (13.11%) EIGRP
5 8 (13.11%) OSPF
5 8 (13.11%) VPN
6 7 (11.48%) WAN
6 7 (11.48%) Wireless
7 6 (9.84%) Internet
8 5 (8.20%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (8.20%) MPLS
8 5 (8.20%) NX-OS
9 4 (6.56%) HTTP
9 4 (6.56%) IPsec
9 4 (6.56%) IPv6
9 4 (6.56%) SMTP
10 2 (3.28%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.95%) MongoDB
2 8 (13.11%) MySQL
3 6 (9.84%) Big Data
3 6 (9.84%) Hadoop
4 5 (8.20%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (8.20%) NoSQL
5 4 (6.56%) Data Lake
5 4 (6.56%) Redis
6 2 (3.28%) HBase
6 2 (3.28%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.64%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (36.07%) Jenkins
2 11 (18.03%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.56%) Artifactory
3 4 (6.56%) GoCD
3 4 (6.56%) Hudson
3 4 (6.56%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.64%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.64%) JIRA
5 1 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.64%) Subversion
5 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (29.51%) Retail
2 6 (9.84%) Finance
3 2 (3.28%) Law
4 1 (1.64%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (8.20%) Kafka
3 4 (6.56%) LDAP
3 4 (6.56%) Sensu
3 4 (6.56%) Web Services
4 2 (3.28%) JSON
4 2 (3.28%) LAMP
4 2 (3.28%) REST
5 1 (1.64%) .NET
5 1 (1.64%) Celery
5 1 (1.64%) CSS
5 1 (1.64%) HTML
5 1 (1.64%) Node.js
5 1 (1.64%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.64%) React
5 1 (1.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.84%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.84%) Public Cloud
3 4 (6.56%) PKI
4 3 (4.92%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.28%) Fintech
5 2 (3.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.64%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.64%) iPhone
6 1 (1.64%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (52.46%) Linux
2 14 (22.95%) Windows
3 9 (14.75%) Windows Server
4 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.28%) Unix
7 1 (1.64%) Android
7 1 (1.64%) CentOS
7 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (49.18%) DevOps
2 28 (45.90%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (37.70%) Configuration Management
4 14 (22.95%) Microservices
5 13 (21.31%) E-Commerce
6 11 (18.03%) Scrum
7 7 (11.48%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (11.48%) Network Management
7 7 (11.48%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (11.48%) Open Source
8 5 (8.20%) Capacity Management
8 5 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.20%) Patch Management
8 5 (8.20%) Proactive Management
8 5 (8.20%) Software Engineering
8 5 (8.20%) Task Automation
9 4 (6.56%) Analytics
9 4 (6.56%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 4 (6.56%) Migration
9 4 (6.56%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 35 (57.38%) Python
2 19 (31.15%) Ruby
3 13 (21.31%) PowerShell
4 6 (9.84%) Java
5 5 (8.20%) PHP
6 4 (6.56%) Bash Shell
6 4 (6.56%) Go
6 4 (6.56%) Perl
7 2 (3.28%) SQL
8 1 (1.64%) Groovy
8 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.64%) CCIE
2 1 (1.64%) CCNP
2 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.67%) GCP
2 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (42.62%) Docker
2 12 (19.67%) Active Directory
3 9 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (9.84%) vSphere
5 5 (8.20%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (6.56%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.64%) Apache Flume
7 1 (1.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (1.64%) Ceph
7 1 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.64%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 29 (47.54%) Ansible
2 23 (37.70%) Kubernetes
2 23 (37.70%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (37.70%) Terraform
3 10 (16.39%) Puppet
4 6 (9.84%) Consul
4 6 (9.84%) SCCM
5 5 (8.20%) Backup Exec
6 4 (6.56%) Salt
7 2 (3.28%) Nagios
7 2 (3.28%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 2 (3.28%) Suricata
8 1 (1.64%) SCOM
8 1 (1.64%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.64%) vRealize
8 1 (1.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
2 15 (24.59%) Cisco
3 11 (18.03%) VMware
4 9 (14.75%) CheckPoint
5 8 (13.11%) Google
6 6 (9.84%) Citrix
7 5 (8.20%) Red Hat
7 5 (8.20%) Veeam
8 4 (6.56%) New Relic
8 4 (6.56%) Oracle
8 4 (6.56%) Splunk
9 2 (3.28%) Qualys
10 1 (1.64%) Becrypt
10 1 (1.64%) Cloudera
10 1 (1.64%) HP
10 1 (1.64%) Infoblox
10 1 (1.64%) McAfee
10 1 (1.64%) Pegasus
10 1 (1.64%) Rackspace
10 1 (1.64%) SonicWALL