Period
to 21 September 2021

The median annual salary for a Cloud Engineer was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 21 September 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
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 152 142 175
Rank change year-on-year -10 +33 +117
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 102 55 159
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.73% 1.42% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 1.52% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 99 36 149
10th Percentile £54,000 £58,125 £42,500
25th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £81,250 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.54% +16.07% +7.69%
75th Percentile £90,000 £96,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £112,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £80,000 £80,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +8.95%

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 5,511 3,608 9,591
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.26% 93.47% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4,903 3,126 8,537
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,500 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.84%

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 21 September 2021.

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 21 September 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 59 (57.84%) AWS
2 58 (56.86%) DevOps
3 53 (51.96%) Terraform
4 52 (50.98%) Azure
5 44 (43.14%) Docker
5 44 (43.14%) Python
6 42 (41.18%) Kubernetes
7 35 (34.31%) Infrastructure as Code
8 27 (26.47%) Java
9 24 (23.53%) PowerShell
9 24 (23.53%) GCP
10 23 (22.55%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (19.61%) Microsoft
12 19 (18.63%) AWS CloudFormation
13 18 (17.65%) Ansible
13 18 (17.65%) Bash Shell
13 18 (17.65%) Linux
14 17 (16.67%) Windows
14 17 (16.67%) Software Engineering
15 16 (15.69%) Finance
15 16 (15.69%) Big Data
15 16 (15.69%) IaaS
15 16 (15.69%) Serverless
16 15 (14.71%) Active Directory
16 15 (14.71%) SOA
16 15 (14.71%) Investment Management
17 14 (13.73%) Google
18 13 (12.75%) Information Security
18 13 (12.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 12 (11.76%) 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 3 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.98%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.98%) Confluence
2 1 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 59 (57.84%) AWS
2 52 (50.98%) Azure
3 24 (23.53%) GCP
4 19 (18.63%) AWS CloudFormation
5 16 (15.69%) IaaS
5 16 (15.69%) Serverless
6 12 (11.76%) PaaS
7 10 (9.80%) SaaS
8 9 (8.82%) Azure Active Directory
8 9 (8.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 8 (7.84%) Azure Key Vault
9 8 (7.84%) Microsoft 365
10 7 (6.86%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (3.92%) Amazon EMR
12 4 (3.92%) Amazon Kinesis
12 4 (3.92%) Amazon S3
12 4 (3.92%) Datadog
13 3 (2.94%) Azure Logic Apps
13 3 (2.94%) Azure Pipelines
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.76%) Firewall
2 10 (9.80%) Network Security
3 6 (5.88%) DNS
4 4 (3.92%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.98%) BGP
5 1 (0.98%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.98%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.98%) LAN
5 1 (0.98%) MPLS
5 1 (0.98%) OSPF
5 1 (0.98%) SAN
5 1 (0.98%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (0.98%) VoIP
5 1 (0.98%) VPN
5 1 (0.98%) WAAS
5 1 (0.98%) WAN
5 1 (0.98%) Wireless
5 1 (0.98%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.98%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.69%) Big Data
2 5 (4.90%) Tableau
3 4 (3.92%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (3.92%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (2.94%) Data Lake
4 3 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.96%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.96%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.98%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.98%) CockroachDB
6 1 (0.98%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (10.78%) TeamCity
2 9 (8.82%) Jenkins
3 8 (7.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (7.84%) Git (software)
4 6 (5.88%) GitLab
5 5 (4.90%) CircleCI
5 5 (4.90%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (3.92%) Bitbucket
6 4 (3.92%) JIRA
7 2 (1.96%) git-flow
7 2 (1.96%) GoCD
8 1 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (15.69%) Finance
2 10 (9.80%) Social Skills
3 8 (7.84%) Banking
4 4 (3.92%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.96%) Advertising
6 2 (1.96%) Retail
6 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.98%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 1 (0.98%) Law
7 1 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.88%) Web Services
2 5 (4.90%) Anaconda
3 3 (2.94%) JSON
4 2 (1.96%) .NET
4 2 (1.96%) .NET Core
4 2 (1.96%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.96%) Entity Framework
4 2 (1.96%) React
4 2 (1.96%) Spring
4 2 (1.96%) Velocity
5 1 (0.98%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.98%) ARM Templates
5 1 (0.98%) COM
5 1 (0.98%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.98%) HTML
5 1 (0.98%) Kafka
5 1 (0.98%) REST
5 1 (0.98%) TensorFlow
5 1 (0.98%) XHTML
5 1 (0.98%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.90%) Cloud Native
1 5 (4.90%) Public Cloud
1 5 (4.90%) Tandem
2 4 (3.92%) Derivative
2 4 (3.92%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.92%) OTC Derivatives
2 4 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.96%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.96%) Hedge funds
4 2 (1.96%) Replication
5 1 (0.98%) Blog
5 1 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.98%) Grid Computing
5 1 (0.98%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.98%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.65%) Linux
2 17 (16.67%) Windows
3 11 (10.78%) Unix
4 9 (8.82%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.96%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (56.86%) DevOps
2 35 (34.31%) Infrastructure as Code
3 23 (22.55%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 15 (14.71%) Investment Management
5 15 (14.71%) SOA
6 13 (12.75%) Information Security
6 13 (12.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 12 (11.76%) Deployment Automation
8 9 (8.82%) Fintech
8 9 (8.82%) OWASP
9 8 (7.84%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (7.84%) Security Architecture
9 8 (7.84%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 8 (7.84%) Vulnerability Management
10 7 (6.86%) Data Science
10 7 (6.86%) Migration
10 7 (6.86%) Open Source
11 6 (5.88%) Full Stack Development
12 5 (4.90%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 44 (43.14%) Python
2 27 (26.47%) Java
3 24 (23.53%) PowerShell
4 18 (17.65%) Bash Shell
5 6 (5.88%) SQL
6 5 (4.90%) R
7 3 (2.94%) Go
7 3 (2.94%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.98%) C#
8 1 (0.98%) C++
8 1 (0.98%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (8.82%) Degree
2 6 (5.88%) AWS Certification
3 2 (1.96%) CCNP
3 2 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.96%) MCSE
3 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.98%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (0.98%) CCNA
4 1 (0.98%) CCSP
4 1 (0.98%) CCVP
4 1 (0.98%) CISSP
4 1 (0.98%) GCED
4 1 (0.98%) GCIA
4 1 (0.98%) GCIH
4 1 (0.98%) GIAC
4 1 (0.98%) GREM
4 1 (0.98%) GSEC
4 1 (0.98%) SANS
4 1 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 44 (43.14%) Docker
2 15 (14.71%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.98%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 53 (51.96%) Terraform
2 42 (41.18%) Kubernetes
3 18 (17.65%) Ansible
4 5 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (4.90%) Puppet
5 2 (1.96%) Grafana
5 2 (1.96%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.98%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.98%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 20 (19.61%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.73%) Google
3 9 (8.82%) Palo Alto
4 7 (6.86%) Splunk
5 4 (3.92%) AppDynamics
5 4 (3.92%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.96%) Cisco
6 2 (1.96%) VMware
7 1 (0.98%) Dell
7 1 (0.98%) F5
7 1 (0.98%) HP
7 1 (0.98%) LogRhythm
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle
7 1 (0.98%) PagerDuty
7 1 (0.98%) Rapid7
7 1 (0.98%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.98%) Sybase
7 1 (0.98%) Veritas