Period
to 20 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Cloud Engineer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 20 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 279 243 307
Rank change year-on-year -36 +64 +90
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 66 77 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.59% 0.75% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.79% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 59 67 40
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +13.64% -4.35%
10th Percentile £48,750 £50,000 £46,125
90th Percentile £90,250 £83,500 £72,750
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +13.64% -4.35%

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 10,692 9,700 11,115
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.62% 94.94% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9,553 8,789 10,133
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 £34,700 £33,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £58,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +6.84% +1.74% +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 20 November 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 20 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 City of London region featuring Cloud Engineer in the job title.

1 48 (72.73%) Amazon AWS
1 48 (72.73%) DevOps
2 31 (46.97%) Python
3 29 (43.94%) Ansible
4 25 (37.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 23 (34.85%) Docker
5 23 (34.85%) Continuous Delivery
6 19 (28.79%) Linux
7 18 (27.27%) Puppet
8 17 (25.76%) Configuration Management
8 17 (25.76%) TDD
9 16 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (22.73%) Bash Shell
10 15 (22.73%) Ruby
10 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (21.21%) Java
11 14 (21.21%) Jenkins
12 13 (19.70%) AWS CloudFormation
12 13 (19.70%) Windows
12 13 (19.70%) VMware
13 12 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (18.18%) Serverless
13 12 (18.18%) BDD
14 11 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
14 11 (16.67%) Data Centre
14 11 (16.67%) Software Engineering
15 10 (15.15%) Maven
15 10 (15.15%) Hyper-V
15 10 (15.15%) AWS Lambda
15 10 (15.15%) Greenfield Project

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 5 (7.58%) Apache
2 3 (4.55%) nginx
2 3 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.52%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.52%) JBoss
4 1 (1.52%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 48 (72.73%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (37.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (19.70%) AWS CloudFormation
4 12 (18.18%) Serverless
5 10 (15.15%) AWS Lambda
6 9 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (12.12%) Amazon S3
8 7 (10.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (9.09%) Office 365
9 6 (9.09%) Route 53
10 5 (7.58%) G Suite
11 4 (6.06%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (6.06%) Amazon EMR
11 4 (6.06%) IaaS
12 2 (3.03%) Amazon Glacier
12 2 (3.03%) PaaS
13 1 (1.52%) Datadog
13 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.64%) Firewall
2 7 (10.61%) VoIP
3 6 (9.09%) VPN
4 5 (7.58%) LAN
4 5 (7.58%) WAN
5 3 (4.55%) DNS
6 1 (1.52%) SAN
6 1 (1.52%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) Big Data
2 5 (7.58%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.55%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.55%) MySQL
5 2 (3.03%) Amazon Aurora
5 2 (3.03%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (3.03%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.52%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.52%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.52%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.52%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.52%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 14 (21.21%) Jenkins
2 10 (15.15%) Maven
3 9 (13.64%) Ant
3 9 (13.64%) Gradle
3 9 (13.64%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.52%) CircleCI
5 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.52%) JIRA
5 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.52%) Travis CI
General
1 9 (13.64%) Law
2 6 (9.09%) Finance
3 3 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (1.52%) Advertising
4 1 (1.52%) Automotive
4 1 (1.52%) Billing
4 1 (1.52%) Electronics
4 1 (1.52%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.64%) .NET
2 6 (9.09%) REST
3 5 (7.58%) Middleware
4 4 (6.06%) Web Services
5 2 (3.03%) JSON
5 2 (3.03%) Kafka
5 2 (3.03%) XML
5 2 (3.03%) YAML
6 1 (1.52%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (1.52%) LAMP
6 1 (1.52%) Node.js
6 1 (1.52%) Spring
6 1 (1.52%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 10 (15.15%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (15.15%) Mobile App
3 8 (12.12%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (9.09%) Fintech
5 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.55%) BYOD
5 3 (4.55%) Private Cloud
6 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (3.03%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.52%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.52%) Robotics
7 1 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (28.79%) Linux
2 13 (19.70%) Windows
3 5 (7.58%) Mac OS
3 5 (7.58%) Windows 10
4 4 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.03%) CentOS
6 1 (1.52%) DC/OS
6 1 (1.52%) Solaris
6 1 (1.52%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.52%) Unix
6 1 (1.52%) VMS
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (72.73%) DevOps
2 23 (34.85%) Continuous Delivery
3 17 (25.76%) Configuration Management
3 17 (25.76%) TDD
4 16 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (18.18%) BDD
7 11 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 9 (13.64%) Deployment Automation
8 9 (13.64%) Microservices
9 8 (12.12%) Artefact Management
9 8 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 8 (12.12%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (12.12%) MVC
9 8 (12.12%) Systems Engineering
10 6 (9.09%) ITIL
10 6 (9.09%) Migration
11 5 (7.58%) Identity Management
11 5 (7.58%) ITIL V3
11 5 (7.58%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 31 (46.97%) Python
2 15 (22.73%) Bash Shell
2 15 (22.73%) Ruby
3 14 (21.21%) Java
4 9 (13.64%) C#
4 9 (13.64%) PHP
5 7 (10.61%) SQL
6 5 (7.58%) Go
6 5 (7.58%) PowerShell
7 4 (6.06%) Perl
8 1 (1.52%) C
8 1 (1.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) MCSE
1 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.55%) Degree
3 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.52%) MCSA
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 23 (34.85%) Docker
2 12 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (15.15%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.58%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (3.03%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.52%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (43.94%) Ansible
2 18 (27.27%) Puppet
3 11 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (13.64%) Kubernetes
5 8 (12.12%) Terraform
6 5 (7.58%) Jamf Pro
6 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (4.55%) Consul
7 3 (4.55%) linkerd
7 3 (4.55%) Nagios
8 2 (3.03%) Mesos
8 2 (3.03%) Tivoli
9 1 (1.52%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (1.52%) Packer
9 1 (1.52%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (19.70%) VMware
2 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.58%) Citrix
3 5 (7.58%) Okta
3 5 (7.58%) Splunk
4 3 (4.55%) Google
4 3 (4.55%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.03%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.52%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.52%) Cisco
6 1 (1.52%) Dell
6 1 (1.52%) HP
6 1 (1.52%) NetApp
6 1 (1.52%) New Relic
6 1 (1.52%) SAP
6 1 (1.52%) Symantec