Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 286 258 313
Rank change year-on-year -28 +55 +107
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 66 68 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.60% 0.67% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.70% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 60 60 50
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +13.64% -4.35%
10th Percentile £48,750 £50,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £85,125 £75,125
Central London median annual salary £64,250 £62,500 £56,250
% change year-on-year +2.80% +11.11% -2.17%

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 10,545 9,677 11,923
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.99% 95.06% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9,412 8,772 10,902
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,050 £33,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £61,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +2.50% +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 22 September 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 22 September 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 46 (69.70%) DevOps
2 45 (68.18%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (51.52%) Python
4 32 (48.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 31 (46.97%) Ansible
6 20 (30.30%) Continuous Delivery
6 20 (30.30%) Docker
7 19 (28.79%) Linux
8 17 (25.76%) Windows
8 17 (25.76%) DNS
8 17 (25.76%) VMware
9 16 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (24.24%) Configuration Management
9 16 (24.24%) Data Centre
10 15 (22.73%) AWS CloudFormation
10 15 (22.73%) PowerShell
10 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (21.21%) Microsoft
11 14 (21.21%) LAN
11 14 (21.21%) Jenkins
11 14 (21.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 13 (19.70%) Puppet
12 13 (19.70%) DHCP
12 13 (19.70%) Firewall
12 13 (19.70%) TDD
13 12 (18.18%) Ruby
14 11 (16.67%) MS Exchange
14 11 (16.67%) Serverless
15 10 (15.15%) Deployment Automation

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 11 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.58%) Apache
2 5 (7.58%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (4.55%) JBoss
4 3 (4.55%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.52%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.52%) Confluence
6 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.52%) nginx
6 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 45 (68.18%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (48.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (22.73%) AWS CloudFormation
4 11 (16.67%) Serverless
5 10 (15.15%) AWS Lambda
5 10 (15.15%) Office 365
6 8 (12.12%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (7.58%) Amazon S3
8 5 (7.58%) G Suite
8 5 (7.58%) IaaS
8 5 (7.58%) PaaS
9 4 (6.06%) Mimecast
9 4 (6.06%) SaaS
9 4 (6.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (4.55%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (4.55%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (4.55%) Route 53
11 2 (3.03%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 17 (25.76%) DNS
2 14 (21.21%) LAN
3 13 (19.70%) DHCP
3 13 (19.70%) Firewall
4 8 (12.12%) VPN
4 8 (12.12%) WAN
5 7 (10.61%) VoIP
6 5 (7.58%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (7.58%) MPLS
6 5 (7.58%) NX-OS
7 4 (6.06%) BGP
7 4 (6.06%) EIGRP
7 4 (6.06%) IPsec
7 4 (6.06%) IPv6
7 4 (6.06%) OSPF
8 3 (4.55%) Wireless
9 2 (3.03%) SAN
9 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
9 2 (3.03%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.52%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) MySQL
2 4 (6.06%) Big Data
2 4 (6.06%) MongoDB
2 4 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (3.03%) Amazon Aurora
4 2 (3.03%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (3.03%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.52%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.52%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.52%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 14 (21.21%) Jenkins
2 7 (10.61%) Ant
2 7 (10.61%) Gradle
2 7 (10.61%) Maven
2 7 (10.61%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.03%) JIRA
5 1 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.52%) Travis CI
General
1 8 (12.12%) Finance
1 8 (12.12%) Law
2 3 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (1.52%) Advertising
3 1 (1.52%) Automotive
3 1 (1.52%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.12%) REST
2 5 (7.58%) .NET
2 5 (7.58%) Middleware
3 4 (6.06%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (4.55%) LAMP
5 2 (3.03%) Node.js
5 2 (3.03%) Web Services
5 2 (3.03%) XML
6 1 (1.52%) CSS
6 1 (1.52%) HTML
6 1 (1.52%) Kafka
6 1 (1.52%) React
6 1 (1.52%) Spring
6 1 (1.52%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) Data Centre
2 9 (13.64%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (13.64%) Mobile App
3 6 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
5 4 (6.06%) PKI
6 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.55%) BYOD
6 3 (4.55%) Fintech
6 3 (4.55%) Private Cloud
6 3 (4.55%) Public Cloud
7 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.52%) iPhone
8 1 (1.52%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (28.79%) Linux
2 17 (25.76%) Windows
3 8 (12.12%) Windows Server
4 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (7.58%) Mac OS
5 5 (7.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (7.58%) Windows 10
6 3 (4.55%) CentOS
7 2 (3.03%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.03%) Unix
8 1 (1.52%) Android
8 1 (1.52%) DC/OS
8 1 (1.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (69.70%) DevOps
2 20 (30.30%) Continuous Delivery
3 16 (24.24%) Configuration Management
4 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (21.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 13 (19.70%) TDD
7 10 (15.15%) Deployment Automation
8 8 (12.12%) BDD
8 8 (12.12%) Microservices
8 8 (12.12%) MVC
8 8 (12.12%) Software Engineering
9 6 (9.09%) Artefact Management
9 6 (9.09%) ITIL
9 6 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (7.58%) Identity Management
10 5 (7.58%) Proactive Management
10 5 (7.58%) Task Automation
10 5 (7.58%) Tech Ops
10 5 (7.58%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (51.52%) Python
2 15 (22.73%) PowerShell
3 12 (18.18%) Ruby
4 10 (15.15%) Bash Shell
4 10 (15.15%) PHP
5 8 (12.12%) C#
5 8 (12.12%) Java
6 5 (7.58%) Perl
6 5 (7.58%) SQL
7 1 (1.52%) Go
7 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) Degree
2 5 (7.58%) MCSE
2 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.03%) AWS Certification
3 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.03%) GDPR
3 1 (1.52%) QA
3 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (30.30%) Docker
2 16 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (15.15%) Active Directory
4 8 (12.12%) Hyper-V
5 6 (9.09%) vSphere
6 5 (7.58%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (7.58%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.03%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (1.52%) Ceph
8 1 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.52%) VirtualBox
8 1 (1.52%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 31 (46.97%) Ansible
2 13 (19.70%) Puppet
3 10 (15.15%) Kubernetes
4 9 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (7.58%) Backup Exec
5 5 (7.58%) Jamf Pro
5 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (7.58%) Nagios
5 5 (7.58%) SCCM
6 3 (4.55%) Terraform
7 2 (3.03%) Mesos
7 2 (3.03%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.52%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (1.52%) vRealize
8 1 (1.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (25.76%) VMware
2 14 (21.21%) Microsoft
3 10 (15.15%) Cisco
3 10 (15.15%) Citrix
4 7 (10.61%) Splunk
5 5 (7.58%) Okta
5 5 (7.58%) Veeam
6 4 (6.06%) CheckPoint
6 4 (6.06%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.03%) Google
8 1 (1.52%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.52%) Becrypt
8 1 (1.52%) F5
8 1 (1.52%) HP
8 1 (1.52%) Infoblox
8 1 (1.52%) McAfee
8 1 (1.52%) New Relic
8 1 (1.52%) SAP
8 1 (1.52%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.52%) Symantec