Period
to 21 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Cloud Engineer was £64,250 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 276 293 319
Rank change year-on-year +17 +26 +125
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 70 44 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.63% 0.43% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.44% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 60 35 52
City of London median annual salary £64,250 £62,500 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.80% +16.82% -2.73%
10th Percentile £48,750 £50,000 £39,125
90th Percentile £75,625 £85,750 £76,125
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +15.74% -6.09%

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 10,695 9,891 13,008
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.89% 95.62% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 9,545 8,962 11,780
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 £33,250 £32,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £91,250 £86,250
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 21 July 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 21 July 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 58 (82.86%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (61.43%) Python
3 41 (58.57%) DevOps
4 40 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 36 (51.43%) Ansible
6 33 (47.14%) Linux
6 33 (47.14%) DNS
7 28 (40.00%) AWS CloudFormation
8 27 (38.57%) Configuration Management
9 26 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (35.71%) Docker
11 24 (34.29%) Opscode Chef
12 23 (32.86%) Kubernetes
12 23 (32.86%) Terraform
13 22 (31.43%) Jenkins
14 18 (25.71%) Microservices
14 18 (25.71%) Retail
14 18 (25.71%) Ruby
15 17 (24.29%) Windows
15 17 (24.29%) LAN
15 17 (24.29%) DHCP
16 15 (21.43%) Google Cloud Platform
16 15 (21.43%) TCP/IP
16 15 (21.43%) Cisco
17 14 (20.00%) Data Centre
18 13 (18.57%) Continuous Delivery
18 13 (18.57%) MongoDB
18 13 (18.57%) GCP
18 13 (18.57%) PowerShell
18 13 (18.57%) Serverless

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 (17.14%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.71%) Apache Spark
4 3 (4.29%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.86%) Apache
5 2 (2.86%) JBoss
5 2 (2.86%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.43%) Confluence
6 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 58 (82.86%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (40.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 15 (21.43%) Google Cloud Platform
5 13 (18.57%) Serverless
6 12 (17.14%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (17.14%) AWS Lambda
6 12 (17.14%) SaaS
7 10 (14.29%) IaaS
7 10 (14.29%) PaaS
8 9 (12.86%) Office 365
9 7 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (5.71%) Datadog
10 4 (5.71%) G Suite
10 4 (5.71%) GitHub
10 4 (5.71%) Mimecast
10 4 (5.71%) OpenShift
11 3 (4.29%) Amazon S3
12 2 (2.86%) Amazon Glacier
12 2 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (47.14%) DNS
2 17 (24.29%) DHCP
2 17 (24.29%) LAN
3 15 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 11 (15.71%) Firewall
4 11 (15.71%) WAN
5 10 (14.29%) VPN
6 8 (11.43%) BGP
6 8 (11.43%) EIGRP
6 8 (11.43%) OSPF
7 7 (10.00%) Wireless
8 5 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (7.14%) MPLS
8 5 (7.14%) NX-OS
8 5 (7.14%) VoIP
9 4 (5.71%) HTTP
9 4 (5.71%) Internet
9 4 (5.71%) IPsec
9 4 (5.71%) IPv6
9 4 (5.71%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.57%) MongoDB
2 10 (14.29%) MySQL
3 6 (8.57%) NoSQL
4 5 (7.14%) Big Data
5 4 (5.71%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (5.71%) Data Lake
5 4 (5.71%) Hadoop
5 4 (5.71%) Redis
6 2 (2.86%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (2.86%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (31.43%) Jenkins
2 11 (15.71%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.71%) Artifactory
3 4 (5.71%) GoCD
3 4 (5.71%) Hudson
3 4 (5.71%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.43%) JIRA
4 1 (1.43%) Travis CI
General
1 18 (25.71%) Retail
2 6 (8.57%) Finance
3 3 (4.29%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
1 7 (10.00%) REST
2 4 (5.71%) Kafka
2 4 (5.71%) LDAP
2 4 (5.71%) Middleware
2 4 (5.71%) Sensu
3 3 (4.29%) LAMP
3 3 (4.29%) Web Services
4 1 (1.43%) .NET
4 1 (1.43%) Celery
4 1 (1.43%) CSS
4 1 (1.43%) HTML
4 1 (1.43%) Node.js
4 1 (1.43%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.43%) React
4 1 (1.43%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.00%) Public Cloud
3 5 (7.14%) Fintech
3 5 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.71%) PKI
4 4 (5.71%) Private Cloud
5 3 (4.29%) BYOD
5 3 (4.29%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (4.29%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.43%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.43%) iPhone
7 1 (1.43%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 33 (47.14%) Linux
2 17 (24.29%) Windows
3 9 (12.86%) Windows Server
4 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.71%) Mac OS
6 4 (5.71%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.86%) CentOS
7 2 (2.86%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.86%) Unix
8 1 (1.43%) Android
8 1 (1.43%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (58.57%) DevOps
2 27 (38.57%) Configuration Management
3 26 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (25.71%) Microservices
5 13 (18.57%) Continuous Delivery
6 12 (17.14%) E-Commerce
7 11 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (15.71%) Scrum
8 8 (11.43%) Software Engineering
8 8 (11.43%) TDD
9 7 (10.00%) Network Management
9 7 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (10.00%) Open Source
10 6 (8.57%) Analytics
11 5 (7.14%) Capacity Management
11 5 (7.14%) ITIL
11 5 (7.14%) Patch Management
11 5 (7.14%) Proactive Management
11 5 (7.14%) Task Automation
11 5 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (61.43%) Python
2 18 (25.71%) Ruby
3 13 (18.57%) PowerShell
4 7 (10.00%) PHP
5 5 (7.14%) Go
5 5 (7.14%) Java
6 4 (5.71%) SQL
7 3 (4.29%) C#
7 3 (4.29%) Perl
8 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.43%) Groovy
9 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) MCSE
2 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.43%) CCIE
4 1 (1.43%) CCNP
4 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.57%) GCP
2 1 (1.43%) GDPR
2 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (35.71%) Docker
2 10 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 8 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (8.57%) vSphere
5 5 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (5.71%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (2.86%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.43%) Ceph
8 1 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.43%) VirtualBox
8 1 (1.43%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 36 (51.43%) Ansible
2 24 (34.29%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (32.86%) Kubernetes
3 23 (32.86%) Terraform
4 11 (15.71%) Puppet
5 6 (8.57%) Consul
6 5 (7.14%) Backup Exec
6 5 (7.14%) SCCM
7 4 (5.71%) Jamf Pro
7 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (5.71%) Salt
8 3 (4.29%) Nagios
9 1 (1.43%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (1.43%) Mesos
9 1 (1.43%) vRealize
9 1 (1.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (21.43%) Cisco
2 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
3 9 (12.86%) CheckPoint
3 9 (12.86%) Citrix
3 9 (12.86%) VMware
4 6 (8.57%) Google
5 5 (7.14%) Splunk
5 5 (7.14%) Veeam
6 4 (5.71%) New Relic
6 4 (5.71%) Okta
6 4 (5.71%) Oracle
7 3 (4.29%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.43%) Becrypt
8 1 (1.43%) F5
8 1 (1.43%) HP
8 1 (1.43%) Infoblox
8 1 (1.43%) McAfee
8 1 (1.43%) Pegasus
8 1 (1.43%) SonicWALL