Period
to 22 April 2019

The median annual salary for a Cloud Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 22 April 2019.

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

Cloud Engineer
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 139 93 134
Rank change year-on-year -46 +41 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 22 53 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.84% 2.01% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 2.09% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 16 47 5
Edinburgh median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -30.77% +116.67%
Scotland median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +27.78% +12.50% +33.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2,461 2,534 2,121
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.72% 96.02% 95.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,590 1,686 1,373
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £68,950
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +2.33%

Cloud Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Cloud Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Engineer in Edinburgh

Cloud Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cloud Engineer in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Cloud Engineer in Edinburgh

Cloud Engineer
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Engineer in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 22 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Cloud Engineer in Edinburgh

Cloud Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, 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 Edinburgh region featuring Cloud Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (77.27%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (68.18%) Ansible
4 13 (59.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (59.09%) Finance
5 12 (54.55%) Kubernetes
5 12 (54.55%) Terraform
6 11 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 11 (50.00%) SaaS
6 11 (50.00%) Google
7 10 (45.45%) Banking
7 10 (45.45%) PaaS
7 10 (45.45%) IaaS
7 10 (45.45%) Microservices
8 9 (40.91%) Linux
9 8 (36.36%) Python
9 8 (36.36%) Docker
10 6 (27.27%) Windows
11 5 (22.73%) Ruby
11 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
12 4 (18.18%) Public Cloud
12 4 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
13 3 (13.64%) DevOps
13 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
13 3 (13.64%) Puppet
13 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
13 3 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
13 3 (13.64%) Cloud Native
13 3 (13.64%) TDD
13 3 (13.64%) Degree

Cloud Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (9.09%) Apache Spark
1 2 (9.09%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.55%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 17 (77.27%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (59.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 11 (50.00%) SaaS
4 10 (45.45%) IaaS
4 10 (45.45%) PaaS
5 3 (13.64%) Serverless
6 2 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (9.09%) Amazon S3
7 1 (4.55%) Akamai
7 1 (4.55%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (4.55%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (4.55%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) Kerberos
2 1 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Big Data
1 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.55%) OpenTSDB
2 1 (4.55%) Parquet
2 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) Fiddler
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Hudson
2 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 13 (59.09%) Finance
2 10 (45.45%) Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (13.64%) Web Services
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Beam
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Flex
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Thrift
3 1 (4.55%) Kafka
3 1 (4.55%) OAuth
3 1 (4.55%) OAuth2
3 1 (4.55%) OpenID
3 1 (4.55%) PostGIS
3 1 (4.55%) Protocol Buffers
3 1 (4.55%) SAML
3 1 (4.55%) Samza
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Public Cloud
2 3 (13.64%) Cloud Native
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.55%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) Microservices
3 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
4 3 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (13.64%) DevOps
4 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
4 3 (13.64%) TDD
4 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
4 3 (13.64%) TOGAF
4 3 (13.64%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (9.09%) Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 2 (9.09%) Network Design
5 2 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (9.09%) Sprint Planning
6 1 (4.55%) Cloud Operations
6 1 (4.55%) Creative Thinking
6 1 (4.55%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) Python
2 5 (22.73%) Ruby
3 3 (13.64%) C#
3 3 (13.64%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 2 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (4.55%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Docker
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.55%) HDFS
3 1 (4.55%) Samba
Systems Management
1 15 (68.18%) Ansible
2 12 (54.55%) Kubernetes
2 12 (54.55%) Terraform
3 4 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (13.64%) Puppet
5 2 (9.09%) Grafana
5 2 (9.09%) Kibana
5 2 (9.09%) Prometheus
5 2 (9.09%) ZABBIX
6 1 (4.55%) logstash
6 1 (4.55%) Mesos
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Google
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco
2 2 (9.09%) Juniper
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) Okta