Period
to 14 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Cloud Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 125 129
Rank change year-on-year -12 +4 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 19 23 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.75% 0.87% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.90% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 14 20 5
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £65,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.77% +73.33% -35.90%
10th Percentile £34,000 £34,600 £30,640
90th Percentile £62,125 £65,000 £45,200
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £65,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -23.08% +73.33% -18.92%

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 2,381 2,562 2,212
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.19% 96.57% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,471 1,591 1,481
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £69,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Cloud Engineer in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Edinburgh region featuring Cloud Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (68.42%) Python
2 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (42.11%) Ansible
3 8 (42.11%) Puppet
3 8 (42.11%) Ruby
4 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
5 6 (31.58%) Finance
5 6 (31.58%) Big Data
5 6 (31.58%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (31.58%) Serverless
6 5 (26.32%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
6 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (26.32%) SaaS
6 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
7 4 (21.05%) RESTful
7 4 (21.05%) Billing
7 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (21.05%) HTML
7 4 (21.05%) Java
7 4 (21.05%) CSS
7 4 (21.05%) Web Services
7 4 (21.05%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (21.05%) Flask
7 4 (21.05%) DevOps
7 4 (21.05%) Salt
7 4 (21.05%) Apache Spark
7 4 (21.05%) API Design

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 4 (21.05%) Apache Spark
2 3 (15.79%) Apache Pig
3 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 11 (57.89%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (31.58%) Serverless
3 5 (26.32%) SaaS
4 4 (21.05%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (15.79%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (15.79%) Amazon S3
5 3 (15.79%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (15.79%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (15.79%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (10.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (10.53%) AWS CodePipeline
6 2 (10.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (10.53%) Datadog
6 2 (10.53%) GitHub
6 2 (10.53%) Sumo Logic
7 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) DNS
1 2 (10.53%) LAN
1 2 (10.53%) Telepresence
1 2 (10.53%) Unified Communications
1 2 (10.53%) VoIP
1 2 (10.53%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Big Data
2 3 (15.79%) Apache Hive
3 2 (10.53%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.26%) OpenTSDB
4 1 (5.26%) Parquet
4 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (10.53%) Bitbucket
2 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) GitLab
2 2 (10.53%) Travis CI
3 1 (5.26%) Gradle
3 1 (5.26%) Maven
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Billing
3 2 (10.53%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) CSS
1 4 (21.05%) Flask
1 4 (21.05%) HTML
1 4 (21.05%) RESTful
1 4 (21.05%) Web Services
2 3 (15.79%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (10.53%) Node.js
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Flex
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Thrift
4 1 (5.26%) Kafka
4 1 (5.26%) PostGIS
4 1 (5.26%) Protocol Buffers
4 1 (5.26%) Samza
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Cloud Native
2 3 (15.79%) Public Cloud
3 2 (10.53%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.26%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) CentOS
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
2 5 (26.32%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) API Design
3 4 (21.05%) DevOps
4 3 (15.79%) Acceptance Criteria
4 3 (15.79%) Analytics
4 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
4 3 (15.79%) Deployment Automation
4 3 (15.79%) ETL
4 3 (15.79%) TDD
5 2 (10.53%) OO
5 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (10.53%) Security Patching
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Task Automation
6 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) Python
2 8 (42.11%) Ruby
3 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 4 (21.05%) Java
5 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
5 3 (15.79%) SQL
6 2 (10.53%) Go
6 2 (10.53%) Scala
7 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CCNA
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Docker
2 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) Ansible
1 8 (42.11%) Puppet
2 6 (31.58%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (21.05%) Salt
4 3 (15.79%) Oozie
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (10.53%) Grafana
5 2 (10.53%) Kubernetes
5 2 (10.53%) Prometheus
5 2 (10.53%) Sysdig
5 2 (10.53%) Terraform
5 2 (10.53%) vCenter Server
6 1 (5.26%) Kibana
6 1 (5.26%) logstash
6 1 (5.26%) Mesos
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Google
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco
2 2 (10.53%) Splunk
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat