Period
to 22 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Cloud Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 October 2019.

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

Cloud Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 282 422 472
Rank change year-on-year +140 +50 +86
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 1,445 1,118 1,032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.14% 0.73% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 0.76% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,172 910 816
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £88,500 £85,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 120,992 147,439 156,944
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.67% 96.00% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 97,514 119,810 126,613
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

Cloud Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Engineer in England

Cloud Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Cloud Engineer in England

Cloud Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

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

Salary histogram for Cloud Engineer in England

Cloud Engineer
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 22 October 2019. 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 +130 742 £70,000 +3.70% 100
South East +44 225 £57,500 - 31
North of England +66 186 £53,400 +6.80% 35
North West +96 125 £55,000 +15.79% 23
Midlands +120 120 £55,000 +10.00% 37
South West +54 100 £52,500 +5.00% 12
West Midlands +89 74 £50,000 -6.98% 20
East of England +37 64 £55,000 +4.76% 29
Yorkshire -7 57 £53,400 +6.80% 10
East Midlands +48 46 £55,000 +11.11% 17
North East +19 4 £50,000 - 2
Cloud Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 England region featuring Cloud Engineer in the job title.

1 919 (63.60%) AWS
2 806 (55.78%) Azure
3 701 (48.51%) DevOps
4 606 (41.94%) Python
5 523 (36.19%) Linux
6 459 (31.76%) Terraform
7 451 (31.21%) Docker
8 450 (31.14%) Agile Software Development
9 417 (28.86%) Ansible
10 414 (28.65%) Windows
11 393 (27.20%) Kubernetes
12 342 (23.67%) Microsoft
13 341 (23.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 338 (23.39%) Puppet
15 324 (22.42%) GCP
16 311 (21.52%) Infrastructure as Code
17 291 (20.14%) Opscode Chef
18 279 (19.31%) PowerShell
19 253 (17.51%) VMware
20 247 (17.09%) Finance
21 236 (16.33%) Java
22 235 (16.26%) Active Directory
23 226 (15.64%) Public Cloud
24 225 (15.57%) Bash Shell
25 222 (15.36%) Google
26 221 (15.29%) SQL
27 205 (14.19%) Ruby
28 196 (13.56%) Office 365
29 188 (13.01%) Windows Server
30 186 (12.87%) Problem-Solving

Cloud Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 56 (3.88%) IIS
2 55 (3.81%) Apache
2 55 (3.81%) OpenStack
3 52 (3.60%) Elasticsearch
4 43 (2.98%) nginx
5 40 (2.77%) Apache Spark
5 40 (2.77%) MS Exchange
6 38 (2.63%) SharePoint
7 34 (2.35%) Tomcat
8 31 (2.15%) Confluence
9 20 (1.38%) JBoss
10 16 (1.11%) Cloud Foundry
11 15 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
12 14 (0.97%) Skype for Business
13 11 (0.76%) Apache Airflow
13 11 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
13 11 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
14 10 (0.69%) WebLogic
15 8 (0.55%) CloudStack
16 6 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 30 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 39 (2.70%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.28%) Workfront
3 3 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.069%) Magento
4 1 (0.069%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 919 (63.60%) AWS
2 806 (55.78%) Azure
3 324 (22.42%) GCP
4 196 (13.56%) Office 365
5 177 (12.25%) AWS CloudFormation
6 155 (10.73%) IaaS
7 123 (8.51%) PaaS
8 121 (8.37%) SaaS
9 115 (7.96%) OpenShift
10 110 (7.61%) Serverless
11 94 (6.51%) Azure Active Directory
12 81 (5.61%) Cloud Computing
13 77 (5.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 76 (5.26%) AWS Lambda
15 53 (3.67%) Amazon S3
16 45 (3.11%) Amazon EC2
17 44 (3.04%) Azure Stack
18 36 (2.49%) GitHub
19 34 (2.35%) IBM Cloud
20 31 (2.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 151 (10.45%) Firewall
2 93 (6.44%) TCP/IP
3 85 (5.88%) DNS
4 73 (5.05%) Internet
5 68 (4.71%) VPN
6 43 (2.98%) WAN
7 42 (2.91%) DHCP
8 33 (2.28%) SAN
9 30 (2.08%) BGP
9 30 (2.08%) Network Security
10 28 (1.94%) LAN
11 21 (1.45%) OSPF
12 19 (1.31%) Cisco ASA
13 18 (1.25%) iSCSI
14 16 (1.11%) Skype
15 11 (0.76%) SMTP
15 11 (0.76%) SSL
15 11 (0.76%) VLAN
16 10 (0.69%) HTTP
17 9 (0.62%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (8.44%) SQL Server
2 90 (6.23%) Big Data
3 55 (3.81%) Hadoop
4 54 (3.74%) MySQL
5 48 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
6 41 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
7 38 (2.63%) NoSQL
8 36 (2.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 36 (2.49%) BigQuery
9 34 (2.35%) Azure SQL Database
9 34 (2.35%) Relational Database
10 29 (2.01%) Amazon RDS
10 29 (2.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 28 (1.94%) Power BI
11 28 (1.94%) RDBMS
12 25 (1.73%) Amazon Redshift
13 23 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
13 23 (1.59%) Redis
14 22 (1.52%) MongoDB
15 19 (1.31%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 182 (12.60%) Jenkins
2 88 (6.09%) Git (software)
3 52 (3.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 48 (3.32%) JIRA
5 43 (2.98%) TeamCity
6 34 (2.35%) Bitbucket
7 26 (1.80%) Selenium
8 22 (1.52%) Visual Studio Team System
9 21 (1.45%) CircleCI
9 21 (1.45%) JMeter
10 20 (1.38%) Sonatype Nexus
11 18 (1.25%) GoCD
11 18 (1.25%) SonarQube
12 15 (1.04%) git-flow
13 14 (0.97%) GitLab
14 13 (0.90%) Maven
14 13 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (0.90%) Visual Studio
15 11 (0.76%) Subversion
16 9 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 247 (17.09%) Finance
2 89 (6.16%) Retail
3 70 (4.84%) Telecoms
4 69 (4.78%) Banking
5 66 (4.57%) Public Sector
6 43 (2.98%) Electronics
7 42 (2.91%) Marketing
8 35 (2.42%) Games
8 35 (2.42%) Manufacturing
9 25 (1.73%) Billing
10 10 (0.69%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.55%) Automotive
12 7 (0.48%) Advertising
12 7 (0.48%) French Language
12 7 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.42%) Law
14 5 (0.35%) Legal
15 4 (0.28%) Local Government
15 4 (0.28%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.21%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (6.30%) .NET
2 73 (5.05%) JSON
3 64 (4.43%) Web Services
4 55 (3.81%) REST
5 37 (2.56%) Node.js
6 34 (2.35%) Kafka
7 31 (2.15%) .NET Core
8 29 (2.01%) RabbitMQ
9 25 (1.73%) Elastic Stack
10 24 (1.66%) OAuth
11 22 (1.52%) AWS Amplify
12 21 (1.45%) AngularJS
12 21 (1.45%) YAML
13 20 (1.38%) .NET Framework
14 17 (1.18%) ASP.NET Web API
14 17 (1.18%) HTML
15 16 (1.11%) ASP.NET
16 14 (0.97%) ActiveMQ
17 13 (0.90%) React
18 11 (0.76%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 226 (15.64%) Public Cloud
2 120 (8.30%) Data Centre
3 105 (7.27%) Hybrid Cloud
4 72 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
5 70 (4.84%) Private Cloud
6 63 (4.36%) Greenfield Project
7 56 (3.88%) Linux Command Line
8 54 (3.74%) Self-Motivation
9 41 (2.84%) Cloud Native
10 28 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
11 27 (1.87%) Management Information System
12 25 (1.73%) Hedge funds
13 23 (1.59%) PKI
14 22 (1.52%) Enterprise Cloud
15 18 (1.25%) Clustering
16 16 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
17 14 (0.97%) Replication
18 12 (0.83%) User Experience
19 11 (0.76%) Data Structures
20 9 (0.62%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 523 (36.19%) Linux
2 414 (28.65%) Windows
3 188 (13.01%) Windows Server
4 66 (4.57%) Unix
5 64 (4.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 52 (3.60%) Windows 10
7 41 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 39 (2.70%) CentOS
9 26 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (1.59%) Windows 7
11 22 (1.52%) Ubuntu
12 14 (0.97%) Windows 8
13 10 (0.69%) Debian
14 5 (0.35%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.21%) AIX
15 3 (0.21%) VyOS
15 3 (0.21%) zOS
16 2 (0.14%) Fedora
17 1 (0.069%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 701 (48.51%) DevOps
2 450 (31.14%) Agile Software Development
3 341 (23.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 311 (21.52%) Infrastructure as Code
5 186 (12.87%) Problem-Solving
6 174 (12.04%) Configuration Management
7 172 (11.90%) Migration
8 151 (10.45%) Software Engineering
9 149 (10.31%) Continuous Integration
10 124 (8.58%) Mentoring
11 105 (7.27%) Continuous Delivery
12 102 (7.06%) Open Source
12 102 (7.06%) Test Automation
13 101 (6.99%) ITIL
13 101 (6.99%) Scrum
14 88 (6.09%) Project Delivery
15 82 (5.67%) Continuous Improvement
16 80 (5.54%) Continuous Deployment
17 79 (5.47%) Infrastructure Automation
18 77 (5.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 606 (41.94%) Python
2 279 (19.31%) PowerShell
3 236 (16.33%) Java
4 225 (15.57%) Bash Shell
5 221 (15.29%) SQL
6 205 (14.19%) Ruby
7 157 (10.87%) Go
8 123 (8.51%) JavaScript
9 98 (6.78%) C#
10 84 (5.81%) Shell Script
11 55 (3.81%) Perl
12 49 (3.39%) C
13 40 (2.77%) C++
14 35 (2.42%) Groovy
15 28 (1.94%) PHP
16 23 (1.59%) Scala
17 13 (0.90%) PL/SQL
18 11 (0.76%) R
19 8 (0.55%) T-SQL
20 7 (0.48%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 106 (7.34%) Degree
2 71 (4.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 58 (4.01%) Security Cleared
4 51 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
5 49 (3.39%) MCSE
6 48 (3.32%) Computer Science Degree
7 36 (2.49%) MCSA
7 36 (2.49%) SC Cleared
8 25 (1.73%) AWS Certification
9 23 (1.59%) CCNA
9 23 (1.59%) CCNP
10 17 (1.18%) CISSP
11 11 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 10 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (0.62%) RHCE
14 8 (0.55%) CEH
14 8 (0.55%) CISM
15 6 (0.42%) CCA
15 6 (0.42%) Citrix Certification
15 6 (0.42%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.21%) QA
2 31 (2.15%) SLA
3 8 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.48%) COBIT
4 7 (0.48%) GDPR
4 7 (0.48%) NIST
5 6 (0.42%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.21%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.14%) ISO 31000
8 1 (0.069%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.069%) NCSC
System Software
1 451 (31.21%) Docker
2 235 (16.26%) Active Directory
3 167 (11.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 160 (11.07%) Hyper-V
5 35 (2.42%) vSphere
6 20 (1.38%) vCloud
7 17 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (0.83%) HDFS
10 11 (0.76%) LXC
10 11 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
10 11 (0.76%) XenApp
11 10 (0.69%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 9 (0.62%) KVM
13 8 (0.55%) VirtualBox
14 7 (0.48%) Cronacle
14 7 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
15 6 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 6 (0.42%) NFS
15 6 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 459 (31.76%) Terraform
2 417 (28.86%) Ansible
3 393 (27.20%) Kubernetes
4 338 (23.39%) Puppet
5 291 (20.14%) Opscode Chef
6 45 (3.11%) Nagios
7 33 (2.28%) Packer
7 33 (2.28%) SCCM
8 31 (2.15%) Microsoft Intune
9 30 (2.08%) Salt
10 23 (1.59%) Mesos
11 18 (1.25%) HP SiteScope
11 18 (1.25%) ZABBIX
12 17 (1.18%) Docker Swarm
13 15 (1.04%) Kibana
14 13 (0.90%) logstash
14 13 (0.90%) SCOM
15 9 (0.62%) SCOrch
15 9 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
16 8 (0.55%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 342 (23.67%) Microsoft
2 253 (17.51%) VMware
3 222 (15.36%) Google
4 115 (7.96%) Cisco
5 81 (5.61%) Oracle
6 63 (4.36%) Red Hat
7 46 (3.18%) IBM
8 45 (3.11%) Citrix
9 38 (2.63%) Spotify
9 38 (2.63%) WorldPay
10 34 (2.35%) NetApp
10 34 (2.35%) SAP
11 27 (1.87%) EMC
12 26 (1.80%) SaltStack
13 18 (1.25%) Perforce
14 17 (1.18%) Veeam
15 16 (1.11%) Atlassian
15 16 (1.11%) CheckPoint
16 15 (1.04%) Dell
16 15 (1.04%) Teradata