Period
to 14 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Cloud Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England 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
UK > England
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 404 457 546
Rank change year-on-year +53 +89 +176
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 1,105 1,088 843
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.75% 0.65% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.67% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 917 858 718
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £39,200 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £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 142,011 161,475 169,235
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 95.98% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 114,983 130,951 142,429
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%

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 14 December 2018.

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 14 December 2018. 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 +76 541 £70,000 +7.69% 65
South East -33 200 £57,500 +4.55% 31
North of England +86 163 £50,000 +8.70% 25
East of England +5 90 £55,000 - 16
Yorkshire +63 82 £52,500 +16.67% 8
North West +31 65 £50,000 - 16
South West +8 57 £50,000 - 7
Midlands +47 49 £55,000 +46.67% 10
West Midlands +55 27 £50,000 +16.28% 9
East Midlands +23 22 £55,000 +57.14% 1
North East +4 16 £47,500 +31.94% 1
Cloud Engineer
UK

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

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 England region featuring Cloud Engineer in the job title.

1 728 (65.88%) Amazon AWS
2 590 (53.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 565 (51.13%) DevOps
4 489 (44.25%) Linux
5 455 (41.18%) Python
6 357 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
7 341 (30.86%) Ansible
8 321 (29.05%) Windows
9 315 (28.51%) Docker
10 307 (27.78%) Puppet
11 244 (22.08%) VMware
12 240 (21.72%) Bash Shell
13 238 (21.54%) Microsoft
14 236 (21.36%) Finance
15 229 (20.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 225 (20.36%) Google Cloud Platform
17 224 (20.27%) Kubernetes
18 218 (19.73%) Opscode Chef
19 207 (18.73%) Jenkins
20 198 (17.92%) Configuration Management
21 191 (17.29%) Ruby
21 191 (17.29%) Google
22 190 (17.19%) SQL
23 180 (16.29%) PowerShell
24 178 (16.11%) Active Directory
25 171 (15.48%) VMware Infrastructure
25 171 (15.48%) Terraform
26 168 (15.20%) Java
27 154 (13.94%) Continuous Integration
28 152 (13.76%) Public Cloud

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 50 (4.52%) Apache
2 46 (4.16%) SharePoint
3 37 (3.35%) IIS
3 37 (3.35%) nginx
4 34 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
4 34 (3.08%) OpenStack
5 33 (2.99%) MS Exchange
6 26 (2.35%) Apache Spark
7 20 (1.81%) Confluence
8 16 (1.45%) Tomcat
9 15 (1.36%) Skype for Business
10 14 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
11 11 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
12 9 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 7 (0.63%) Drupal
13 7 (0.63%) Mule
14 6 (0.54%) CloudStack
14 6 (0.54%) WordPress
15 4 (0.36%) GemFire
15 4 (0.36%) lighttpd
Applications
1 29 (2.62%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.090%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (1.00%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (0.72%) SAP Hybris
3 6 (0.54%) Magento
4 2 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.090%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.090%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 728 (65.88%) Amazon AWS
2 590 (53.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 225 (20.36%) Google Cloud Platform
4 132 (11.95%) AWS CloudFormation
5 129 (11.67%) Office 365
6 120 (10.86%) IaaS
7 92 (8.33%) PaaS
8 81 (7.33%) SaaS
9 72 (6.52%) Cloud Computing
10 58 (5.25%) Amazon EC2
11 56 (5.07%) Serverless
12 48 (4.34%) Amazon S3
13 42 (3.80%) AWS Lambda
13 42 (3.80%) Azure Active Directory
14 39 (3.53%) GitHub
14 39 (3.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 34 (3.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 32 (2.90%) OpenShift
17 25 (2.26%) Route 53
18 21 (1.90%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 144 (13.03%) Firewall
2 80 (7.24%) DNS
3 54 (4.89%) Internet
4 45 (4.07%) VPN
5 40 (3.62%) TCP/IP
6 39 (3.53%) Network Security
7 31 (2.81%) LAN
8 29 (2.62%) SAN
8 29 (2.62%) WAN
9 23 (2.08%) DHCP
9 23 (2.08%) VLAN
10 16 (1.45%) Intrusion Detection
11 15 (1.36%) VoIP
12 13 (1.18%) iSCSI
13 12 (1.09%) Fibre Channel
14 11 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (0.90%) MPLS
16 9 (0.81%) BGP
17 8 (0.72%) NAS
17 8 (0.72%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 90 (8.14%) Big Data
3 67 (6.06%) MySQL
4 47 (4.25%) MongoDB
5 41 (3.71%) PostgreSQL
6 39 (3.53%) NoSQL
7 38 (3.44%) Relational Database
8 37 (3.35%) Amazon RDS
9 29 (2.62%) Azure SQL Database
10 24 (2.17%) Hadoop
11 22 (1.99%) Apache Cassandra
11 22 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 21 (1.90%) MariaDB
13 18 (1.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 17 (1.54%) Oracle Database
14 17 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 17 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 14 (1.27%) Amazon Redshift
16 13 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
17 12 (1.09%) Redis
Development Applications
1 207 (18.73%) Jenkins
2 116 (10.50%) Git (software)
3 66 (5.97%) Maven
4 63 (5.70%) JIRA
5 56 (5.07%) Visual Studio Team System
6 46 (4.16%) Gradle
7 44 (3.98%) TeamCity
8 42 (3.80%) Ant
9 34 (3.08%) Subversion
10 32 (2.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 31 (2.81%) Sonatype Nexus
12 29 (2.62%) Visual Studio
13 25 (2.26%) GitLab
14 23 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
15 15 (1.36%) Bitbucket
15 15 (1.36%) Octopus Deploy
16 13 (1.18%) Chocolatey
16 13 (1.18%) CircleCI
17 12 (1.09%) Cucumber
17 12 (1.09%) SonarQube
General
1 236 (21.36%) Finance
2 51 (4.62%) Banking
3 33 (2.99%) Financial Institution
4 32 (2.90%) Retail
5 22 (1.99%) Telecoms
6 20 (1.81%) Marketing
7 19 (1.72%) Games
8 17 (1.54%) Law
9 14 (1.27%) Manufacturing
10 12 (1.09%) Front Office
10 12 (1.09%) Investment Banking
11 8 (0.72%) Automotive
11 8 (0.72%) Electronics
12 7 (0.63%) Aerospace
12 7 (0.63%) Legal
13 6 (0.54%) Advertising
14 4 (0.36%) Publishing
15 2 (0.18%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.090%) Billing
16 1 (0.090%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (11.31%) .NET
2 117 (10.59%) Web Services
3 34 (3.08%) AngularJS
4 32 (2.90%) Kafka
5 29 (2.62%) JSON
6 27 (2.44%) LAMP
7 23 (2.08%) Node.js
8 22 (1.99%) HTML
8 22 (1.99%) LEMP Stack
9 21 (1.90%) Elastic Stack
10 20 (1.81%) ASP.NET
11 18 (1.63%) REST
12 14 (1.27%) LDAP
13 13 (1.18%) HTML5
13 13 (1.18%) Middleware
13 13 (1.18%) React
13 13 (1.18%) X-Windows
14 12 (1.09%) YAML
15 11 (1.00%) ActiveMQ
15 11 (1.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 152 (13.76%) Public Cloud
2 130 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 72 (6.52%) Hybrid Cloud
4 56 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
5 53 (4.80%) Linux Command Line
6 51 (4.62%) Self-Motivation
7 40 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
8 37 (3.35%) Hedge funds
8 37 (3.35%) Private Cloud
9 36 (3.26%) Management Information System
10 33 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
11 31 (2.81%) Fintech
12 30 (2.71%) Cloud Native
13 25 (2.26%) User Experience
14 18 (1.63%) Mobile App
15 12 (1.09%) e-Learning
16 10 (0.90%) Social Media
17 9 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
17 9 (0.81%) PKI
17 9 (0.81%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 489 (44.25%) Linux
2 321 (29.05%) Windows
3 107 (9.68%) Windows Server
4 78 (7.06%) Unix
5 63 (5.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 38 (3.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (3.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (2.99%) Ubuntu
8 30 (2.71%) Windows 10
9 23 (2.08%) CentOS
10 19 (1.72%) Debian
11 16 (1.45%) Windows 7
11 16 (1.45%) Windows 8
12 6 (0.54%) Mac OS
12 6 (0.54%) VMS
13 4 (0.36%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.36%) Solaris
13 4 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.27%) CoreOS
15 1 (0.090%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 565 (51.13%) DevOps
2 357 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
3 229 (20.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 198 (17.92%) Configuration Management
5 154 (13.94%) Continuous Integration
6 134 (12.13%) Software Engineering
7 102 (9.23%) Test Automation
8 101 (9.14%) Continuous Delivery
8 101 (9.14%) Problem-Solving
9 94 (8.51%) ITIL
10 81 (7.33%) Open Source
11 80 (7.24%) Deployment Automation
12 70 (6.33%) Migration
13 66 (5.97%) Load Balancing
14 59 (5.34%) Computer Science
14 59 (5.34%) Scrum
15 58 (5.25%) Continuous Improvement
16 53 (4.80%) Microservices
17 51 (4.62%) Site Reliability Engineering
18 50 (4.52%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 455 (41.18%) Python
2 240 (21.72%) Bash Shell
3 191 (17.29%) Ruby
4 190 (17.19%) SQL
5 180 (16.29%) PowerShell
6 168 (15.20%) Java
7 102 (9.23%) Go
8 84 (7.60%) C#
9 66 (5.97%) JavaScript
10 58 (5.25%) Perl
11 32 (2.90%) Shell Script
12 28 (2.53%) C
13 23 (2.08%) PHP
14 21 (1.90%) R
15 17 (1.54%) C++
16 13 (1.18%) Scala
17 9 (0.81%) VB.NET
18 6 (0.54%) Java 8
19 5 (0.45%) Groovy
20 4 (0.36%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 94 (8.51%) Degree
2 50 (4.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 47 (4.25%) AWS Certification
4 32 (2.90%) MCSE
5 31 (2.81%) Computer Science Degree
6 30 (2.71%) Security Cleared
7 25 (2.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 20 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (1.72%) CCNA
10 16 (1.45%) MCSA
11 11 (1.00%) SC Cleared
12 10 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (0.81%) DV Cleared
13 9 (0.81%) RHCA
14 8 (0.72%) NCIE
14 8 (0.72%) VCP6
15 7 (0.63%) CISSP
15 7 (0.63%) MCITP
15 7 (0.63%) RHCE
16 6 (0.54%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (3.98%) SLA
2 36 (3.26%) QA
3 22 (1.99%) GDPR
4 9 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.81%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.090%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.090%) PMO
System Software
1 315 (28.51%) Docker
2 178 (16.11%) Active Directory
3 171 (15.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 111 (10.05%) Hyper-V
5 32 (2.90%) vSphere
6 28 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
7 22 (1.99%) LXC
8 16 (1.45%) Virtual Desktop
9 10 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (0.72%) VMware Server
11 6 (0.54%) BitLocker
11 6 (0.54%) vCloud
12 4 (0.36%) HDFS
12 4 (0.36%) KVM
12 4 (0.36%) NFS
12 4 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.27%) VMware NSX
13 3 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 341 (30.86%) Ansible
2 307 (27.78%) Puppet
3 224 (20.27%) Kubernetes
4 218 (19.73%) Opscode Chef
5 171 (15.48%) Terraform
6 51 (4.62%) Salt
7 43 (3.89%) Packer
8 38 (3.44%) SCCM
9 20 (1.81%) Docker Swarm
10 19 (1.72%) Grafana
10 19 (1.72%) Mesos
11 18 (1.63%) Cobbler
11 18 (1.63%) Nagios
11 18 (1.63%) Tivoli
12 14 (1.27%) HAProxy
12 14 (1.27%) Prometheus
13 11 (1.00%) vRealize
14 10 (0.90%) Cacti
14 10 (0.90%) SCOM
14 10 (0.90%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 244 (22.08%) VMware
2 238 (21.54%) Microsoft
3 191 (17.29%) Google
4 83 (7.51%) Oracle
5 71 (6.43%) Cisco
6 63 (5.70%) Red Hat
7 49 (4.43%) NetApp
8 36 (3.26%) Citrix
9 27 (2.44%) Atlassian
9 27 (2.44%) Rackspace
10 25 (2.26%) Splunk
11 24 (2.17%) HP
12 19 (1.72%) WorldPay
13 17 (1.54%) Dell
13 17 (1.54%) Juniper
14 16 (1.45%) EnterpriseDB
15 15 (1.36%) AppDynamics
15 15 (1.36%) EMC
15 15 (1.36%) SAP
16 12 (1.09%) Palo Alto