Period
to 9 May 2021

The median annual salary for a Cloud Engineer was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 9 May 2021.

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
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 149 174 236
Rank change year-on-year +25 +62 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 85 102 87
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.71% 1.35% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 1.43% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 71 84 87
10th Percentile £52,500 £51,625 £51,500
25th Percentile £60,000 £62,188 £59,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £82,500 £85,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.94% +21.43% +7.69%
75th Percentile £87,500 £95,000 £83,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £118,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £80,000 £80,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +16.67%

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 4,618 7,118 9,612
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.09% 94.54% 95.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4,097 6,246 8,613
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
75th Percentile £88,750 £83,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%

Cloud Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Cloud Engineer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cloud Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 9 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Cloud Engineer in the City of London

Cloud Engineer
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Engineer within the City of London region over the 6 months to 9 May 2021. 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
London Bridge +9 1 £80,000 +14.29%
Cloud Engineer
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 9 May 2021, 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 47 (55.29%) Docker
2 46 (54.12%) Azure
3 44 (51.76%) Kubernetes
3 44 (51.76%) Terraform
4 41 (48.24%) DevOps
5 38 (44.71%) Infrastructure as Code
6 36 (42.35%) AWS
7 31 (36.47%) Java
8 28 (32.94%) Software Engineering
8 28 (32.94%) Big Data
9 26 (30.59%) Python
10 22 (25.88%) SOA
11 18 (21.18%) Ansible
11 18 (21.18%) GCP
11 18 (21.18%) Finance
11 18 (21.18%) PowerShell
12 17 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 17 (20.00%) Bash Shell
13 16 (18.82%) Jenkins
14 14 (16.47%) Windows
14 14 (16.47%) Linux
15 13 (15.29%) Active Directory
16 12 (14.12%) Microsoft 365
16 12 (14.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 11 (12.94%) Analytics
17 11 (12.94%) Microservices
17 11 (12.94%) Agile Software Development
17 11 (12.94%) Banking
18 10 (11.76%) Configuration Management
19 9 (10.59%) Data Analytics

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 9 (10.59%) Apache Spark
2 8 (9.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.35%) Confluence
4 1 (1.18%) IIS
4 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 46 (54.12%) Azure
2 36 (42.35%) AWS
3 18 (21.18%) GCP
4 12 (14.12%) Microsoft 365
5 9 (10.59%) Azure Active Directory
6 8 (9.41%) Datadog
7 5 (5.88%) Amazon ECS
7 5 (5.88%) IaaS
8 4 (4.71%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (4.71%) PaaS
9 2 (2.35%) Azure Key Vault
9 2 (2.35%) GitHub
9 2 (2.35%) OneDrive
9 2 (2.35%) SaaS
10 1 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (1.18%) Cloud Functions
10 1 (1.18%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (1.18%) Google Container Engine
10 1 (1.18%) OpenShift
10 1 (1.18%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.24%) Firewall
2 5 (5.88%) Network Security
3 4 (4.71%) DNS
4 3 (3.53%) DHCP
4 3 (3.53%) iSCSI
4 3 (3.53%) VPN
5 2 (2.35%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (2.35%) NAS
5 2 (2.35%) SAN
6 1 (1.18%) BGP
6 1 (1.18%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.18%) LAN
6 1 (1.18%) MPLS
6 1 (1.18%) OSPF
6 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.18%) VoIP
6 1 (1.18%) WAN
6 1 (1.18%) Wireless
6 1 (1.18%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.18%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (32.94%) Big Data
2 9 (10.59%) Hadoop
3 5 (5.88%) Apache Hive
4 3 (3.53%) BigQuery
5 1 (1.18%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.18%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 16 (18.82%) Jenkins
2 8 (9.41%) TeamCity
3 6 (7.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (7.06%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.88%) GitLab
4 5 (5.88%) JIRA
5 4 (4.71%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (4.71%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (3.53%) SonarQube
7 2 (2.35%) CircleCI
7 2 (2.35%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.18%) MLflow
8 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (21.18%) Finance
2 11 (12.94%) Banking
3 9 (10.59%) Social Skills
4 4 (4.71%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.18%) Retail
6 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.06%) Kafka
2 4 (4.71%) .NET
2 4 (4.71%) .NET Core
2 4 (4.71%) .NET Framework
2 4 (4.71%) Entity Framework
2 4 (4.71%) Velocity
2 4 (4.71%) Web Services
3 2 (2.35%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.18%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.18%) Middleware
4 1 (1.18%) SAML
4 1 (1.18%) Spring
4 1 (1.18%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.06%) Cloud Native
2 5 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.71%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (3.53%) Blog
4 3 (3.53%) Clustering
4 3 (3.53%) Social Media
5 2 (2.35%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.35%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.35%) Replication
6 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.18%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.18%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.18%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.47%) Linux
1 14 (16.47%) Windows
2 7 (8.24%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.53%) Mac OS
3 3 (3.53%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.35%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.35%) Unix
4 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (48.24%) DevOps
2 38 (44.71%) Infrastructure as Code
3 28 (32.94%) Software Engineering
4 22 (25.88%) SOA
5 12 (14.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 11 (12.94%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (12.94%) Analytics
6 11 (12.94%) Microservices
7 10 (11.76%) Configuration Management
8 9 (10.59%) Data Analytics
8 9 (10.59%) Deployment Automation
9 8 (9.41%) Fintech
9 8 (9.41%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 7 (8.24%) Migration
11 6 (7.06%) Architectural Design
11 6 (7.06%) Artificial Intelligence
11 6 (7.06%) Data Engineering
11 6 (7.06%) Test Automation
12 5 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (5.88%) Immutable Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 31 (36.47%) Java
2 26 (30.59%) Python
3 18 (21.18%) PowerShell
4 17 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 6 (7.06%) SQL
6 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.18%) Go
7 1 (1.18%) Groovy
7 1 (1.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.53%) CCNA
2 3 (3.53%) Degree
2 3 (3.53%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.35%) CCNP
4 1 (1.18%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) Cyber Essentials
1 3 (3.53%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 3 (3.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.35%) QA
3 1 (1.18%) GDPR
3 1 (1.18%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (55.29%) Docker
2 13 (15.29%) Active Directory
3 8 (9.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.53%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 44 (51.76%) Kubernetes
1 44 (51.76%) Terraform
2 18 (21.18%) Ansible
3 9 (10.59%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (7.06%) Puppet
5 3 (3.53%) Grafana
5 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (3.53%) Prometheus
5 3 (3.53%) SCDPM
6 2 (2.35%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.18%) Kubeflow
7 1 (1.18%) SCCM
7 1 (1.18%) vMotion
7 1 (1.18%) vRealize
Vendors
1 17 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.59%) VMware
3 8 (9.41%) Google
4 6 (7.06%) Splunk
5 5 (5.88%) AppDynamics
6 3 (3.53%) Cisco
6 3 (3.53%) Palo Alto
7 2 (2.35%) Aruba
7 2 (2.35%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (2.35%) HP
7 2 (2.35%) LogRhythm
7 2 (2.35%) Sybase
7 2 (2.35%) Synology
8 1 (1.18%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.18%) F5
8 1 (1.18%) NetApp
8 1 (1.18%) SolarWinds