Period
to 17 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Cloud Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 421 464 563
Rank change year-on-year +43 +99 +178
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 1,108 1,037 854
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.72% 0.63% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.66% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 905 821 734
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £35,375
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

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 147,097 157,575 174,804
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.00% 95.90% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 119,487 127,172 147,944
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +74 539 £67,500 +8.00% 102
South East -41 218 £57,500 +4.55% 32
North of England +67 148 £50,000 +5.26% 26
East of England +25 85 £52,500 +10.53% 19
Yorkshire +69 74 £50,000 +11.11% 13
North West +7 67 £47,500 -5.00% 12
South West +26 62 £50,000 -9.09% 11
Midlands +28 46 £50,000 +42.86% 13
West Midlands +21 24 £55,000 +42.86% 8
East Midlands 0 22 £49,000 +63.33% 5
North East -10 7 £47,500 +38.69% 1
Cloud Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 694 (62.64%) Amazon AWS
2 553 (49.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 553 (49.91%) DevOps
3 540 (48.74%) Linux
4 465 (41.97%) Python
5 353 (31.86%) Agile Software Development
6 333 (30.05%) Ansible
7 324 (29.24%) Docker
8 320 (28.88%) Puppet
9 297 (26.81%) Windows
10 246 (22.20%) Bash Shell
11 237 (21.39%) Opscode Chef
11 237 (21.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 226 (20.40%) Microsoft
12 226 (20.40%) VMware
13 212 (19.13%) PowerShell
14 210 (18.95%) Configuration Management
14 210 (18.95%) Kubernetes
15 200 (18.05%) Jenkins
16 199 (17.96%) Finance
17 189 (17.06%) Continuous Integration
18 186 (16.79%) Ruby
19 185 (16.70%) SQL
20 174 (15.70%) Google Cloud Platform
20 174 (15.70%) Terraform
21 172 (15.52%) Google
22 158 (14.26%) Firewall
22 158 (14.26%) Active Directory
23 156 (14.08%) Web Services
24 155 (13.99%) Java

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 67 (6.05%) OpenStack
2 60 (5.42%) Apache
3 44 (3.97%) SharePoint
4 43 (3.88%) IIS
5 37 (3.34%) Elasticsearch
6 32 (2.89%) nginx
7 26 (2.35%) Apache Spark
7 26 (2.35%) MS Exchange
8 21 (1.90%) Tomcat
9 18 (1.62%) Confluence
10 16 (1.44%) Skype for Business
11 14 (1.26%) Cloud Foundry
12 13 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
13 11 (0.99%) CloudStack
14 9 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 8 (0.72%) Drupal
16 7 (0.63%) Mule
16 7 (0.63%) WordPress
17 6 (0.54%) CMS
17 6 (0.54%) JBoss
Applications
1 28 (2.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (0.72%) Payment Gateway
1 8 (0.72%) SAP Hybris
2 5 (0.45%) Magento
3 2 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.090%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.090%) Eikon
4 1 (0.090%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.090%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 694 (62.64%) Amazon AWS
2 553 (49.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 174 (15.70%) Google Cloud Platform
4 123 (11.10%) AWS CloudFormation
5 103 (9.30%) Office 365
6 100 (9.03%) IaaS
7 77 (6.95%) PaaS
7 77 (6.95%) SaaS
8 57 (5.14%) Cloud Computing
9 53 (4.78%) Amazon EC2
10 44 (3.97%) Amazon S3
10 44 (3.97%) Serverless
11 37 (3.34%) AWS Lambda
12 32 (2.89%) OpenShift
13 31 (2.80%) Azure Active Directory
14 30 (2.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 30 (2.71%) GitHub
14 30 (2.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 25 (2.26%) Route 53
16 21 (1.90%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 158 (14.26%) Firewall
2 82 (7.40%) DNS
3 53 (4.78%) Internet
4 46 (4.15%) LAN
5 43 (3.88%) Network Security
6 41 (3.70%) VPN
7 36 (3.25%) SAN
8 35 (3.16%) TCP/IP
9 33 (2.98%) DHCP
10 28 (2.53%) WAN
11 19 (1.71%) Cisco ASA
11 19 (1.71%) VLAN
12 18 (1.62%) Intrusion Detection
13 17 (1.53%) VoIP
14 11 (0.99%) BGP
14 11 (0.99%) Fibre Channel
15 10 (0.90%) MPLS
15 10 (0.90%) OSPF
15 10 (0.90%) Skype
16 9 (0.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (9.93%) SQL Server
2 93 (8.39%) Big Data
3 75 (6.77%) MySQL
4 42 (3.79%) MongoDB
5 34 (3.07%) PostgreSQL
5 34 (3.07%) Relational Database
6 32 (2.89%) Amazon RDS
7 31 (2.80%) NoSQL
8 29 (2.62%) Azure SQL Database
9 23 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
10 22 (1.99%) Hadoop
11 17 (1.53%) MariaDB
12 16 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 15 (1.35%) Oracle Database
14 14 (1.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 14 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 13 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
16 12 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 9 (0.81%) Amazon Redshift
17 9 (0.81%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 200 (18.05%) Jenkins
2 111 (10.02%) Git (software)
3 62 (5.60%) Maven
4 52 (4.69%) JIRA
5 50 (4.51%) Visual Studio Team System
6 39 (3.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 36 (3.25%) Ant
8 35 (3.16%) TeamCity
9 34 (3.07%) Gradle
10 33 (2.98%) Sonatype Nexus
11 32 (2.89%) GitLab
11 32 (2.89%) Subversion
12 30 (2.71%) Visual Studio
13 20 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
14 18 (1.62%) Vagrant
15 17 (1.53%) Octopus Deploy
16 16 (1.44%) Cucumber
17 14 (1.26%) Selenium
17 14 (1.26%) SonarQube
18 12 (1.08%) Hudson
General
1 199 (17.96%) Finance
2 46 (4.15%) Banking
3 34 (3.07%) Retail
4 33 (2.98%) Financial Institution
5 26 (2.35%) Games
6 21 (1.90%) Marketing
6 21 (1.90%) Telecoms
7 17 (1.53%) Investment Banking
8 16 (1.44%) Manufacturing
9 15 (1.35%) Law
10 9 (0.81%) Front Office
10 9 (0.81%) Legal
11 7 (0.63%) Aerospace
11 7 (0.63%) Automotive
12 6 (0.54%) Electronics
13 5 (0.45%) Advertising
14 3 (0.27%) Billing
15 2 (0.18%) Publishing
16 1 (0.090%) French Language
16 1 (0.090%) Georgian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (14.08%) Web Services
2 127 (11.46%) .NET
3 37 (3.34%) AngularJS
4 36 (3.25%) REST
5 35 (3.16%) HTML
6 34 (3.07%) Node.js
7 30 (2.71%) LAMP
8 27 (2.44%) Kafka
9 24 (2.17%) ASP.NET
9 24 (2.17%) JSON
9 24 (2.17%) Middleware
10 23 (2.08%) Elastic Stack
11 22 (1.99%) HTML5
12 17 (1.53%) LEMP Stack
13 12 (1.08%) CSS
13 12 (1.08%) React
14 11 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (0.99%) ASP.NET Web API
14 11 (0.99%) RabbitMQ
14 11 (0.99%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 130 (11.73%) Public Cloud
2 129 (11.64%) Data Centre
3 71 (6.41%) Hybrid Cloud
4 62 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
5 60 (5.42%) Computer Science
6 58 (5.23%) Self-Motivation
7 48 (4.33%) Linux Command Line
8 37 (3.34%) Private Cloud
8 37 (3.34%) User Experience
9 35 (3.16%) Management Information System
10 34 (3.07%) Greenfield Project
11 31 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
12 30 (2.71%) Cloud Native
13 25 (2.26%) Fintech
14 23 (2.08%) Hedge funds
15 15 (1.35%) Mobile App
16 12 (1.08%) Life Science
17 11 (0.99%) Cyberthreat
17 11 (0.99%) Social Media
18 10 (0.90%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 540 (48.74%) Linux
2 297 (26.81%) Windows
3 126 (11.37%) Windows Server
4 89 (8.03%) Unix
5 68 (6.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 47 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 46 (4.15%) Ubuntu
8 41 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 37 (3.34%) CentOS
10 29 (2.62%) Windows 10
11 16 (1.44%) Windows 8
12 15 (1.35%) Windows 7
13 11 (0.99%) Debian
13 11 (0.99%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.72%) VMS
15 7 (0.63%) Solaris
16 5 (0.45%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
17 4 (0.36%) DC/OS
17 4 (0.36%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 553 (49.91%) DevOps
2 353 (31.86%) Agile Software Development
3 237 (21.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 210 (18.95%) Configuration Management
5 189 (17.06%) Continuous Integration
6 137 (12.36%) Software Engineering
7 128 (11.55%) Problem-Solving
8 114 (10.29%) Continuous Delivery
9 113 (10.20%) ITIL
10 99 (8.94%) Test Automation
11 82 (7.40%) Open Source
12 81 (7.31%) Deployment Automation
13 74 (6.68%) Scrum
14 68 (6.14%) Microservices
15 61 (5.51%) Migration
16 54 (4.87%) TDD
17 43 (3.88%) High Availability
18 42 (3.79%) Load Balancing
18 42 (3.79%) Site Reliability Engineering
19 41 (3.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 465 (41.97%) Python
2 246 (22.20%) Bash Shell
3 212 (19.13%) PowerShell
4 186 (16.79%) Ruby
5 185 (16.70%) SQL
6 155 (13.99%) Java
7 95 (8.57%) Go
8 81 (7.31%) C#
9 64 (5.78%) Perl
10 57 (5.14%) JavaScript
11 33 (2.98%) Shell Script
12 29 (2.62%) PHP
13 21 (1.90%) C
14 18 (1.62%) R
15 15 (1.35%) Scala
16 13 (1.17%) C++
17 12 (1.08%) Groovy
18 8 (0.72%) VB.NET
19 5 (0.45%) Java 8
20 2 (0.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 88 (7.94%) Degree
2 50 (4.51%) AWS Certification
3 45 (4.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (3.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 34 (3.07%) MCSE
6 30 (2.71%) Cisco Certification
7 29 (2.62%) Security Cleared
8 28 (2.53%) CCNA
9 25 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
10 13 (1.17%) MCSA
11 11 (0.99%) MCITP
12 10 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (0.90%) PhD
13 9 (0.81%) SC Cleared
14 8 (0.72%) RHCE
15 7 (0.63%) DV Cleared
16 6 (0.54%) CCNP
17 5 (0.45%) RHCA
18 4 (0.36%) CISSP
18 4 (0.36%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.88%) SLA
2 39 (3.52%) QA
3 11 (0.99%) GDPR
4 10 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.63%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.63%) PMO
6 1 (0.090%) OASIS TOSCA
System Software
1 324 (29.24%) Docker
2 158 (14.26%) Active Directory
3 142 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 106 (9.57%) Hyper-V
5 46 (4.15%) vSphere
6 29 (2.62%) Virtual Machines
7 21 (1.90%) LXC
8 16 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
9 15 (1.35%) vCloud
9 15 (1.35%) Virtual Desktop
10 9 (0.81%) VirtualBox
11 8 (0.72%) VMware Server
12 7 (0.63%) BitLocker
13 6 (0.54%) XenApp
14 5 (0.45%) VMware NSX
15 4 (0.36%) iptables
15 4 (0.36%) KVM
15 4 (0.36%) NFS
16 3 (0.27%) HDFS
16 3 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 333 (30.05%) Ansible
2 320 (28.88%) Puppet
3 237 (21.39%) Opscode Chef
4 210 (18.95%) Kubernetes
5 174 (15.70%) Terraform
6 45 (4.06%) Salt
7 34 (3.07%) SCCM
8 28 (2.53%) Packer
9 24 (2.17%) Docker Swarm
9 24 (2.17%) Nagios
10 18 (1.62%) Grafana
10 18 (1.62%) Mesos
11 17 (1.53%) Cobbler
12 15 (1.35%) Prometheus
12 15 (1.35%) Tivoli
13 13 (1.17%) SCOM
14 12 (1.08%) HAProxy
14 12 (1.08%) Single Sign-On
15 10 (0.90%) Cacti
15 10 (0.90%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 226 (20.40%) Microsoft
1 226 (20.40%) VMware
2 172 (15.52%) Google
3 82 (7.40%) Oracle
4 76 (6.86%) Cisco
4 76 (6.86%) Red Hat
5 42 (3.79%) Citrix
6 32 (2.89%) Splunk
7 28 (2.53%) NetApp
8 18 (1.62%) Atlassian
9 16 (1.44%) HP
9 16 (1.44%) Juniper
9 16 (1.44%) Rackspace
9 16 (1.44%) Veeam
10 15 (1.35%) AppDynamics
11 14 (1.26%) SAP
12 13 (1.17%) CheckPoint
12 13 (1.17%) EnterpriseDB
12 13 (1.17%) Ivanti
12 13 (1.17%) Salesforce.com