Period
to 27 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Cloud Engineer was £58,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 408 519 568
Rank change year-on-year +111 +49 +229
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 1,195 826 862
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.74% 0.51% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.53% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 979 696 737
England median annual salary £58,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.36% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,950 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 155,426 155,087 182,356
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.37% 96.47% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 127,124 129,299 154,756
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +134 589 £65,000 +8.33% 79
South East -17 248 £55,000 - 28
East of England +77 124 £57,500 +21.05% 17
North of England +13 108 £45,000 - 19
South West +31 75 £50,000 -16.67% 15
North West -13 64 £47,500 +3.26% 9
Midlands +18 44 £48,750 +25.81% 9
Yorkshire +41 29 £42,500 -10.53% 9
West Midlands -2 27 £46,250 +30.28% 6
East Midlands -6 16 £55,000 +83.33% 3
North East -23 15 £32,500 -3.70% 1
Cloud Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 789 (66.03%) Amazon AWS
2 696 (58.24%) Linux
3 592 (49.54%) DevOps
4 560 (46.86%) Python
4 560 (46.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 413 (34.56%) Agile Software Development
6 395 (33.05%) Ansible
7 338 (28.28%) Puppet
8 323 (27.03%) Windows
9 313 (26.19%) Docker
10 295 (24.69%) Opscode Chef
11 294 (24.60%) Microsoft
12 256 (21.42%) Jenkins
13 236 (19.75%) Bash Shell
13 236 (19.75%) Configuration Management
14 235 (19.67%) Continuous Integration
15 231 (19.33%) Ruby
16 228 (19.08%) PowerShell
17 207 (17.32%) Java
18 202 (16.90%) Web Services
19 194 (16.23%) Terraform
20 183 (15.31%) SaaS
21 174 (14.56%) Kubernetes
22 162 (13.56%) VMware
23 159 (13.31%) Firewall
24 158 (13.22%) SQL Server
25 155 (12.97%) AWS CloudFormation
26 152 (12.72%) Windows Server
27 151 (12.64%) Active Directory
28 147 (12.30%) 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 94 (7.87%) OpenStack
2 71 (5.94%) Apache
3 61 (5.10%) nginx
4 53 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
5 48 (4.02%) MS Exchange
6 44 (3.68%) Tomcat
7 42 (3.51%) SharePoint
8 30 (2.51%) Apache Spark
8 30 (2.51%) IIS
9 22 (1.84%) Jetty
10 14 (1.17%) CloudStack
10 14 (1.17%) CMS
10 14 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
11 13 (1.09%) Confluence
11 13 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
12 12 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (0.92%) WebSphere
14 9 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
15 7 (0.59%) JBoss
15 7 (0.59%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 58 (4.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (0.84%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (0.50%) Magento
3 5 (0.42%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.084%) Eikon
5 1 (0.084%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 789 (66.03%) Amazon AWS
2 560 (46.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 183 (15.31%) SaaS
4 155 (12.97%) AWS CloudFormation
5 128 (10.71%) Office 365
6 123 (10.29%) Google Cloud Platform
6 123 (10.29%) IaaS
7 99 (8.28%) PaaS
8 97 (8.12%) Amazon EC2
9 70 (5.86%) Cloud Computing
10 63 (5.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 58 (4.85%) OpenShift
12 55 (4.60%) Amazon S3
13 51 (4.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 47 (3.93%) GitHub
15 41 (3.43%) Serverless
16 39 (3.26%) AWS Lambda
17 25 (2.09%) IBM Cloud
18 20 (1.67%) Route 53
19 18 (1.51%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 159 (13.31%) Firewall
2 114 (9.54%) DNS
3 84 (7.03%) TCP/IP
4 66 (5.52%) Internet
5 63 (5.27%) Network Security
5 63 (5.27%) VPN
6 60 (5.02%) LAN
7 58 (4.85%) DHCP
8 54 (4.52%) WAN
9 52 (4.35%) SAN
10 27 (2.26%) HTTP
11 22 (1.84%) Intrusion Detection
12 21 (1.76%) BGP
12 21 (1.76%) OSPF
13 18 (1.51%) SSL
13 18 (1.51%) Wireless
14 15 (1.26%) EIGRP
14 15 (1.26%) VLAN
15 11 (0.92%) NAS
15 11 (0.92%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (13.22%) SQL Server
2 89 (7.45%) MySQL
3 69 (5.77%) Big Data
4 59 (4.94%) MongoDB
4 59 (4.94%) NoSQL
5 56 (4.69%) Apache Cassandra
6 38 (3.18%) PostgreSQL
7 27 (2.26%) Amazon RDS
8 25 (2.09%) Hadoop
9 24 (2.01%) Relational Database
10 20 (1.67%) RDBMS
11 18 (1.51%) Redis
12 16 (1.34%) SQL Server 2016
13 13 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 11 (0.92%) Amazon Redshift
14 11 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
15 10 (0.84%) Couchbase
15 10 (0.84%) Data Lake
15 10 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
16 9 (0.75%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 256 (21.42%) Jenkins
2 130 (10.88%) Git (software)
3 44 (3.68%) Maven
4 43 (3.60%) Sonatype Nexus
5 33 (2.76%) Hudson
6 30 (2.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 28 (2.34%) Vagrant
8 26 (2.18%) Octopus Deploy
9 25 (2.09%) JIRA
9 25 (2.09%) Subversion
10 23 (1.92%) Visual Studio
11 22 (1.84%) Artifactory
12 20 (1.67%) TeamCity
13 19 (1.59%) Selenium
14 18 (1.51%) Cucumber
15 17 (1.42%) Gitweb
16 15 (1.26%) JUnit
16 15 (1.26%) Visual Studio Team System
16 15 (1.26%) WebDriver
17 14 (1.17%) NUnit
General
1 137 (11.46%) Finance
2 83 (6.95%) Retail
3 34 (2.85%) Banking
3 34 (2.85%) Telecoms
4 30 (2.51%) Games
5 22 (1.84%) Marketing
6 21 (1.76%) Manufacturing
7 20 (1.67%) Billing
8 14 (1.17%) Publishing
9 13 (1.09%) Electronics
10 10 (0.84%) Financial Institution
10 10 (0.84%) Investment Banking
11 9 (0.75%) Legal
12 5 (0.42%) Law
13 3 (0.25%) Automotive
14 2 (0.17%) Back Office
14 2 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.084%) Advertising
15 1 (0.084%) Arabic Language
15 1 (0.084%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (16.90%) Web Services
2 91 (7.62%) Node.js
3 70 (5.86%) .NET
3 70 (5.86%) AngularJS
4 57 (4.77%) HTML
5 49 (4.10%) Spring
6 48 (4.02%) Elastic Stack
6 48 (4.02%) LAMP
6 48 (4.02%) REST
7 38 (3.18%) CSS
8 35 (2.93%) JSON
9 32 (2.68%) Akka
10 29 (2.43%) RESTful
11 22 (1.84%) HTML5
12 21 (1.76%) .NET Framework
13 20 (1.67%) Middleware
14 19 (1.59%) LDAP
14 19 (1.59%) React
15 18 (1.51%) ASP.NET
16 17 (1.42%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 124 (10.38%) Data Centre
2 122 (10.21%) Public Cloud
3 84 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
4 80 (6.69%) Computer Science
5 76 (6.36%) Private Cloud
6 72 (6.03%) Hybrid Cloud
7 48 (4.02%) Self-Motivation
8 44 (3.68%) Management Information System
9 40 (3.35%) Fintech
10 26 (2.18%) User Experience
11 21 (1.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 19 (1.59%) Mobile Payment
13 17 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
13 17 (1.42%) Semantic Web
14 16 (1.34%) Greenfield Project
15 15 (1.26%) Replication
16 13 (1.09%) Mobile App
17 12 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
17 12 (1.00%) PKI
18 11 (0.92%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 696 (58.24%) Linux
2 323 (27.03%) Windows
3 152 (12.72%) Windows Server
4 95 (7.95%) Unix
5 81 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 58 (4.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 53 (4.44%) CentOS
8 34 (2.85%) Ubuntu
9 31 (2.59%) Mac OS
10 30 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (1.00%) VMS
12 10 (0.84%) Solaris
13 9 (0.75%) Mac OS X
13 9 (0.75%) Windows 10
14 8 (0.67%) AIX
15 7 (0.59%) HPUX
16 6 (0.50%) Debian
17 5 (0.42%) Windows 7
17 5 (0.42%) Windows 8
18 4 (0.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 592 (49.54%) DevOps
2 413 (34.56%) Agile Software Development
3 236 (19.75%) Configuration Management
4 235 (19.67%) Continuous Integration
5 147 (12.30%) Problem-Solving
6 145 (12.13%) Software Engineering
7 130 (10.88%) Scrum
8 129 (10.79%) Open Source
9 121 (10.13%) Continuous Delivery
10 119 (9.96%) E-Commerce
10 119 (9.96%) ITIL
11 95 (7.95%) Microservices
12 87 (7.28%) Test Automation
13 83 (6.95%) Deployment Automation
14 68 (5.69%) Cloud Operations
15 64 (5.36%) TDD
16 53 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
16 53 (4.44%) Migration
17 52 (4.35%) High Availability
17 52 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 560 (46.86%) Python
2 236 (19.75%) Bash Shell
3 231 (19.33%) Ruby
4 228 (19.08%) PowerShell
5 207 (17.32%) Java
6 141 (11.80%) SQL
7 83 (6.95%) Perl
8 74 (6.19%) C#
9 70 (5.86%) Go
10 65 (5.44%) PHP
11 63 (5.27%) JavaScript
12 39 (3.26%) Shell Script
13 38 (3.18%) Scala
14 35 (2.93%) C++
15 24 (2.01%) Groovy
16 8 (0.67%) R
17 7 (0.59%) C
18 3 (0.25%) VB
19 2 (0.17%) VBScript
20 1 (0.084%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 122 (10.21%) Degree
2 77 (6.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 71 (5.94%) MCSE
4 63 (5.27%) Security Cleared
5 59 (4.94%) MCSA
6 58 (4.85%) AWS Certification
7 33 (2.76%) MCITP
8 32 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
9 30 (2.51%) Computer Science Degree
10 26 (2.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 22 (1.84%) CCNA
12 13 (1.09%) CCNP
13 10 (0.84%) SC Cleared
14 8 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
14 8 (0.67%) PhD
15 6 (0.50%) MCP
16 5 (0.42%) RHCE
17 4 (0.33%) CCIE
17 4 (0.33%) EMCSA
18 3 (0.25%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (3.68%) GCP
2 34 (2.85%) QA
3 26 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (2.18%) PCI DSS
4 25 (2.09%) SLA
5 5 (0.42%) PMO
6 4 (0.33%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.17%) Government Security Classifications
7 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.084%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.084%) OASIS TOSCA
System Software
1 313 (26.19%) Docker
2 151 (12.64%) Active Directory
3 113 (9.46%) Hyper-V
4 95 (7.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 38 (3.18%) vSphere
6 23 (1.92%) Virtual Desktop
7 21 (1.76%) BitLocker
8 20 (1.67%) vCloud
8 20 (1.67%) Xen
9 18 (1.51%) Virtual Machines
10 15 (1.26%) Ceph
11 14 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
11 14 (1.17%) XenApp
12 9 (0.75%) VirtualBox
13 7 (0.59%) XenDesktop
13 7 (0.59%) XenServer
14 6 (0.50%) Varnish
15 5 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
16 4 (0.33%) Slurm Workload Manager
16 4 (0.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 395 (33.05%) Ansible
2 338 (28.28%) Puppet
3 295 (24.69%) Opscode Chef
4 194 (16.23%) Terraform
5 174 (14.56%) Kubernetes
6 53 (4.44%) Nagios
7 49 (4.10%) SCCM
8 41 (3.43%) Salt
9 39 (3.26%) SCOM
10 26 (2.18%) SCVMM
11 24 (2.01%) Failover Clustering
12 20 (1.67%) Packer
13 19 (1.59%) Kibana
14 17 (1.42%) HAProxy
15 15 (1.26%) Docker Swarm
16 14 (1.17%) Consul
16 14 (1.17%) Single Sign-On
16 14 (1.17%) ZABBIX
17 12 (1.00%) Mesos
18 11 (0.92%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 294 (24.60%) Microsoft
2 162 (13.56%) VMware
3 131 (10.96%) Google
4 119 (9.96%) Red Hat
5 103 (8.62%) Splunk
6 84 (7.03%) Oracle
7 76 (6.36%) Cisco
8 43 (3.60%) Citrix
9 38 (3.18%) Veeam
10 37 (3.10%) AppDynamics
11 34 (2.85%) Qualys
12 33 (2.76%) New Relic
13 31 (2.59%) WorldPay
14 28 (2.34%) SAP
15 26 (2.18%) CheckPoint
16 25 (2.09%) McAfee
17 21 (1.76%) IBM
18 18 (1.51%) Ivanti
19 16 (1.34%) HP
20 15 (1.26%) hybris