Period
to 23 October 2021

The median annual salary for a Cloud Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 23 October 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Engineer
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 179 93 204
Rank change year-on-year -86 +111 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 51 36 62
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.93% 2.00% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 2.09% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 44 33 60
10th Percentile £36,000 £32,500 £41,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £42,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £45,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -18.18% +4.76%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £65,625
90th Percentile £64,250 £66,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 4,944 1,724 6,531
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.86% 95.88% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2,822 1,411 4,869
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,750
25th Percentile £33,000 £36,250 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £80,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% +4.00%

Cloud Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Cloud Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Engineer in the East of England

Cloud Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cloud Engineer in the East of England.

Salary trend for Cloud Engineer in the East of England

Cloud Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cloud Engineer in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Cloud Engineer in the East of England

Cloud Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Engineer within the East of England region over the 6 months to 23 October 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
Cambridgeshire -67 21 £55,000 +22.22% 14
Hertfordshire -63 18 £37,500 -11.76% 9
Bedfordshire - 9 £36,000 -
Essex -9 3 £53,750 +23.56% 2
Cloud Engineer
England

Cloud Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 East of England region featuring Cloud Engineer in the job title.

1 36 (70.59%) Azure
2 29 (56.86%) PowerShell
2 29 (56.86%) Microsoft
3 26 (50.98%) AWS
4 18 (35.29%) Linux
5 17 (33.33%) Windows
5 17 (33.33%) DevOps
6 14 (27.45%) Docker
6 14 (27.45%) Kubernetes
7 13 (25.49%) Active Directory
8 12 (23.53%) Public Cloud
8 12 (23.53%) Social Skills
9 11 (21.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 11 (21.57%) Python
9 11 (21.57%) VMware
9 11 (21.57%) Microsoft 365
10 10 (19.61%) IaaS
10 10 (19.61%) SQL
11 9 (17.65%) Terraform
11 9 (17.65%) Windows Server
11 9 (17.65%) Infrastructure as Code
11 9 (17.65%) Migration
11 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (15.69%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (15.69%) Scrum
12 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (15.69%) Azure Active Directory
13 7 (13.73%) Cyber Essentials
13 7 (13.73%) C#
13 7 (13.73%) Bash Shell

Cloud Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (3.92%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.96%) Apache
2 1 (1.96%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 36 (70.59%) Azure
2 26 (50.98%) AWS
3 11 (21.57%) Microsoft 365
4 10 (19.61%) IaaS
5 8 (15.69%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (11.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 6 (11.76%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (9.80%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (9.80%) Amazon S3
8 4 (7.84%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (7.84%) GCP
8 4 (7.84%) SaaS
8 4 (7.84%) Serverless
9 3 (5.88%) Amazon EKS
9 3 (5.88%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (5.88%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (5.88%) AWS CloudTrail
9 3 (5.88%) Azure Event Grid
9 3 (5.88%) PaaS
10 2 (3.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) Cisco IPT
1 3 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (1.96%) DHCP
2 1 (1.96%) Firewall
2 1 (1.96%) LAN
2 1 (1.96%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.96%) Skype
2 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.96%) VPN
2 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (7.84%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (5.88%) Amazon Athena
3 3 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (5.88%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (5.88%) Big Data
3 3 (5.88%) Data Lake
3 3 (5.88%) Electronic Patient Records
4 2 (3.92%) MySQL
4 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.92%) kappa
2 1 (1.96%) GitLab
2 1 (1.96%) JIRA
General
1 12 (23.53%) Social Skills
2 4 (7.84%) Finance
3 2 (3.92%) Law
3 2 (3.92%) Police
4 1 (1.96%) Games
4 1 (1.96%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) .NET
2 4 (7.84%) AngularJS
2 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET
2 4 (7.84%) Node.js
3 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET Core
3 3 (5.88%) Kafka
3 3 (5.88%) React
3 3 (5.88%) Vue.js
4 2 (3.92%) OAuth
4 2 (3.92%) Web Services
5 1 (1.96%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.96%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.96%) REST
5 1 (1.96%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) Public Cloud
2 2 (3.92%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.96%) BYOD
3 1 (1.96%) FMCG
3 1 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.96%) Legacy Systems
3 1 (1.96%) NHS
3 1 (1.96%) Online Games
3 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (35.29%) Linux
2 17 (33.33%) Windows
3 9 (17.65%) Windows Server
4 6 (11.76%) CentOS
5 1 (1.96%) Android
5 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.96%) Unix
5 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) DevOps
2 11 (21.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 9 (17.65%) Infrastructure as Code
3 9 (17.65%) Migration
4 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (15.69%) Scrum
5 5 (9.80%) Proactive Monitoring
5 5 (9.80%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (9.80%) Software Engineering
6 4 (7.84%) Configuration Management
6 4 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (7.84%) ETL
6 4 (7.84%) Security Patching
7 3 (5.88%) Analytics
7 3 (5.88%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.88%) Data Analytics
7 3 (5.88%) Data Security
7 3 (5.88%) Information Management
7 3 (5.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (56.86%) PowerShell
2 11 (21.57%) Python
3 10 (19.61%) SQL
4 7 (13.73%) Bash Shell
4 7 (13.73%) C#
5 5 (9.80%) Java
5 5 (9.80%) Perl
6 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.84%) PHP
6 4 (7.84%) VBScript
7 3 (5.88%) Scala
8 1 (1.96%) C++
8 1 (1.96%) Ruby
8 1 (1.96%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (9.80%) CCNA
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.84%) CCENT
3 4 (7.84%) Degree
4 3 (5.88%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 3 (5.88%) AWS Certification
4 3 (5.88%) CISSP
5 2 (3.92%) CCSP
5 2 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (9.80%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 5 (9.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (27.45%) Docker
2 13 (25.49%) Active Directory
3 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (9.80%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (3.92%) vSphere
6 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.96%) vCloud
6 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.96%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (27.45%) Kubernetes
2 9 (17.65%) Terraform
3 3 (5.88%) Ansible
4 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (3.92%) Nagios
4 2 (3.92%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.96%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.96%) Grafana
5 1 (1.96%) Kibana
5 1 (1.96%) Puppet
5 1 (1.96%) Rancher
5 1 (1.96%) SCCM
5 1 (1.96%) SCOM
5 1 (1.96%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 29 (56.86%) Microsoft
2 11 (21.57%) VMware
3 5 (9.80%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.84%) Citrix
4 4 (7.84%) Remedy
5 3 (5.88%) Databricks
5 3 (5.88%) Juniper
6 2 (3.92%) Cisco
6 2 (3.92%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.96%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.96%) Ivanti
7 1 (1.96%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.96%) Splunk