Period
to 20 June 2021

The median annual salary for a Cloud Engineer was £84,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 20 June 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
20 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 144 152 212
Rank change year-on-year +8 +60 +72
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 91 90 117
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.74% 1.46% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 1.55% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 79 71 112
10th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
25th Percentile £63,125 £63,750 £61,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £84,000 £87,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.00% +25.00% +8.95%
75th Percentile £87,500 £95,625 £84,063
90th Percentile £99,000 £115,000 £110,000
Central London median annual salary £80,000 £81,250 £70,000
% change year-on-year -1.54% +16.07% +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 4,848 5,797 9,638
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.75% 94.14% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4,300 5,073 8,620
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £88,750 £83,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +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 20 June 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 20 June 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 +7 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 20 June 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 54 (59.34%) Docker
2 51 (56.04%) Azure
3 49 (53.85%) Kubernetes
3 49 (53.85%) Terraform
4 44 (48.35%) DevOps
5 38 (41.76%) Infrastructure as Code
6 37 (40.66%) AWS
7 33 (36.26%) Java
8 30 (32.97%) Python
9 29 (31.87%) Software Engineering
10 28 (30.77%) Big Data
11 23 (25.27%) SOA
12 21 (23.08%) Microsoft
13 20 (21.98%) PowerShell
14 19 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (20.88%) Active Directory
15 17 (18.68%) Bash Shell
15 17 (18.68%) Ansible
16 16 (17.58%) Finance
16 16 (17.58%) Linux
16 16 (17.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 15 (16.48%) Windows
17 15 (16.48%) GCP
18 13 (14.29%) Microsoft 365
19 12 (13.19%) Jenkins
19 12 (13.19%) Firewall
20 11 (12.09%) Information Security
20 11 (12.09%) Azure Active Directory
20 11 (12.09%) Social Skills
21 10 (10.99%) 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 9 (9.89%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.49%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.10%) Confluence
3 1 (1.10%) IIS
3 1 (1.10%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 51 (56.04%) Azure
2 37 (40.66%) AWS
3 15 (16.48%) GCP
4 13 (14.29%) Microsoft 365
5 11 (12.09%) Azure Active Directory
6 10 (10.99%) IaaS
7 9 (9.89%) PaaS
8 7 (7.69%) Azure Key Vault
8 7 (7.69%) SaaS
9 6 (6.59%) Datadog
10 4 (4.40%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (3.30%) Amazon ECS
12 2 (2.20%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (2.20%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (2.20%) OneDrive
12 2 (2.20%) Stackdriver
13 1 (1.10%) GitHub
13 1 (1.10%) Google App Engine
13 1 (1.10%) Google Compute Engine
13 1 (1.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.19%) Firewall
2 10 (10.99%) Network Security
3 4 (4.40%) DNS
4 3 (3.30%) DHCP
4 3 (3.30%) iSCSI
4 3 (3.30%) VPN
5 2 (2.20%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (2.20%) NAS
5 2 (2.20%) SAN
6 1 (1.10%) BGP
6 1 (1.10%) LAN
6 1 (1.10%) MPLS
6 1 (1.10%) OSPF
6 1 (1.10%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.10%) VoIP
6 1 (1.10%) WAAS
6 1 (1.10%) WAN
6 1 (1.10%) Wireless
6 1 (1.10%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (30.77%) Big Data
2 5 (5.49%) Hadoop
3 4 (4.40%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.20%) Data Lake
4 2 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.10%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 12 (13.19%) Jenkins
2 9 (9.89%) Git (software)
2 9 (9.89%) TeamCity
3 6 (6.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (6.59%) GitLab
4 4 (4.40%) JIRA
4 4 (4.40%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (3.30%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.20%) CircleCI
6 2 (2.20%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.10%) MLflow
7 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (17.58%) Finance
2 11 (12.09%) Social Skills
3 8 (8.79%) Banking
4 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.40%) Documentation Skills
5 2 (2.20%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.10%) Retail
6 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.49%) Kafka
2 4 (4.40%) .NET
2 4 (4.40%) .NET Core
2 4 (4.40%) .NET Framework
2 4 (4.40%) Entity Framework
2 4 (4.40%) Velocity
2 4 (4.40%) Web Services
3 3 (3.30%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (2.20%) Spring
5 1 (1.10%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.10%) Middleware
5 1 (1.10%) SAML
5 1 (1.10%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.49%) Cloud Native
2 4 (4.40%) Derivative
2 4 (4.40%) OTC Derivatives
2 4 (4.40%) Tandem
3 3 (3.30%) Blog
3 3 (3.30%) Clustering
3 3 (3.30%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.30%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.30%) Social Media
4 2 (2.20%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.20%) Replication
5 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.10%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.10%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.10%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.10%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.58%) Linux
2 15 (16.48%) Windows
3 6 (6.59%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.49%) Windows 10
5 3 (3.30%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.20%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.20%) Unix
6 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (48.35%) DevOps
2 38 (41.76%) Infrastructure as Code
3 29 (31.87%) Software Engineering
4 23 (25.27%) SOA
5 19 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (17.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 11 (12.09%) Information Security
8 10 (10.99%) Configuration Management
8 10 (10.99%) Deployment Automation
9 9 (9.89%) Open Source
9 9 (9.89%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 8 (8.79%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (8.79%) Fintech
10 8 (8.79%) Microservices
10 8 (8.79%) Vulnerability Management
11 7 (7.69%) Analytics
11 7 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (7.69%) OWASP
11 7 (7.69%) Security Architecture
12 6 (6.59%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 33 (36.26%) Java
2 30 (32.97%) Python
3 20 (21.98%) PowerShell
4 17 (18.68%) Bash Shell
5 6 (6.59%) SQL
6 2 (2.20%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.10%) Go
7 1 (1.10%) Groovy
7 1 (1.10%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (5.49%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (4.40%) Degree
3 3 (3.30%) CCNA
3 3 (3.30%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.20%) CCNP
4 2 (2.20%) MCSE
4 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.10%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) Cyber Essentials
1 3 (3.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 3 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.30%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) GDPR
2 1 (1.10%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (59.34%) Docker
2 19 (20.88%) Active Directory
3 7 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.30%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 49 (53.85%) Kubernetes
1 49 (53.85%) Terraform
2 17 (18.68%) Ansible
3 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Intune
4 7 (7.69%) Puppet
5 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (3.30%) SCDPM
6 2 (2.20%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 2 (2.20%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (1.10%) Kubeflow
7 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.10%) SCCM
7 1 (1.10%) vMotion
7 1 (1.10%) vRealize
Vendors
1 21 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.79%) Palo Alto
2 8 (8.79%) VMware
3 7 (7.69%) Splunk
4 6 (6.59%) AppDynamics
5 4 (4.40%) Google
6 3 (3.30%) Cisco
6 3 (3.30%) LogRhythm
6 3 (3.30%) Sybase
7 2 (2.20%) Aruba
7 2 (2.20%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (2.20%) HP
7 2 (2.20%) Synology
8 1 (1.10%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.10%) F5
8 1 (1.10%) NetApp
8 1 (1.10%) SolarWinds