Period
to 22 May 2019

The median annual salary for a Cloud Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 May 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 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 320 417 534
Rank change year-on-year +97 +117 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 1,372 1,201 815
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.03% 0.75% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.77% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,162 989 686
England median annual salary £60,000 £58,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +6.36% +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,250 £36,750 £33,375
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 128,267 155,013 153,690
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.03% 96.44% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 102,739 127,102 128,135
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 May 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 May 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 +85 680 £67,500 +3.85% 110
South East +31 235 £52,500 -4.55% 39
North of England +131 203 £50,000 +11.11% 39
Midlands +80 106 £55,000 +15.79% 23
North West +62 102 £50,000 +5.26% 18
Yorkshire +66 85 £50,000 +25.00% 15
East of England +27 84 £55,000 -4.35% 33
South West +32 69 £54,000 +8.00% 15
West Midlands +56 62 £56,250 +21.62% 12
East Midlands +56 44 £55,000 +2.33% 11
North East +24 20 £41,750 +28.46% 6
Cloud Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 960 (69.97%) Amazon AWS
2 718 (52.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 664 (48.40%) DevOps
4 611 (44.53%) Linux
5 586 (42.71%) Python
6 476 (34.69%) Windows
7 422 (30.76%) Agile Software Development
8 393 (28.64%) Ansible
9 363 (26.46%) Terraform
10 341 (24.85%) Microsoft
11 337 (24.56%) Docker
12 320 (23.32%) Puppet
13 305 (22.23%) Google Cloud Platform
14 295 (21.50%) Kubernetes
15 294 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 289 (21.06%) VMware
17 287 (20.92%) PowerShell
18 259 (18.88%) Opscode Chef
19 252 (18.37%) Infrastructure as Code
20 250 (18.22%) Bash Shell
21 234 (17.06%) Java
22 228 (16.62%) Ruby
23 224 (16.33%) Active Directory
24 222 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
25 212 (15.45%) Google
26 210 (15.31%) Configuration Management
27 207 (15.09%) SQL
28 203 (14.80%) Finance
28 203 (14.80%) Software Engineering
29 179 (13.05%) IaaS

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 53 (3.86%) IIS
2 42 (3.06%) SharePoint
3 40 (2.92%) Apache
4 37 (2.70%) Apache Spark
5 36 (2.62%) MS Exchange
6 35 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
6 35 (2.55%) Tomcat
7 21 (1.53%) JBoss
8 20 (1.46%) Confluence
8 20 (1.46%) OpenStack
9 15 (1.09%) nginx
9 15 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
10 13 (0.95%) SAS
11 11 (0.80%) Skype for Business
11 11 (0.80%) WebLogic
12 8 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
12 8 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.29%) CloudStack
14 4 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 64 (4.66%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 18 (1.31%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.073%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.073%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 960 (69.97%) Amazon AWS
2 718 (52.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 305 (22.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 179 (13.05%) IaaS
5 169 (12.32%) Office 365
6 154 (11.22%) AWS CloudFormation
7 106 (7.73%) PaaS
8 90 (6.56%) SaaS
9 80 (5.83%) Serverless
10 73 (5.32%) Cloud Computing
11 72 (5.25%) Amazon S3
12 70 (5.10%) Amazon EC2
13 61 (4.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 58 (4.23%) Azure Active Directory
15 57 (4.15%) Azure Stack
16 55 (4.01%) GitHub
17 51 (3.72%) AWS Lambda
18 45 (3.28%) IBM Cloud
19 39 (2.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 31 (2.26%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 137 (9.99%) Firewall
2 85 (6.20%) DNS
3 70 (5.10%) TCP/IP
4 66 (4.81%) Internet
5 49 (3.57%) Network Security
6 40 (2.92%) VPN
7 36 (2.62%) DHCP
8 34 (2.48%) SAN
9 29 (2.11%) WAN
10 24 (1.75%) LAN
11 21 (1.53%) Intrusion Detection
11 21 (1.53%) VLAN
12 19 (1.38%) iSCSI
13 15 (1.09%) NAS
14 12 (0.87%) HTTP
15 10 (0.73%) Broadband
15 10 (0.73%) Skype
16 8 (0.58%) Fibre Channel
16 8 (0.58%) Remote Desktop
16 8 (0.58%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (7.73%) SQL Server
2 98 (7.14%) Big Data
3 64 (4.66%) MySQL
4 37 (2.70%) NoSQL
5 36 (2.62%) Amazon RDS
6 32 (2.33%) Hadoop
7 26 (1.90%) MongoDB
8 23 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
9 20 (1.46%) BigQuery
10 17 (1.24%) Data Lake
11 16 (1.17%) Azure SQL Database
12 15 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 15 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 15 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
13 14 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 12 (0.87%) Relational Database
15 10 (0.73%) Amazon Athena
16 9 (0.66%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 177 (12.90%) Jenkins
2 109 (7.94%) Git (software)
3 54 (3.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 49 (3.57%) JIRA
5 37 (2.70%) Bitbucket
6 25 (1.82%) Visual Studio Team System
7 22 (1.60%) GitLab
8 20 (1.46%) Visual Studio
9 19 (1.38%) Travis CI
10 17 (1.24%) TeamCity
11 15 (1.09%) Maven
12 13 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (0.73%) Octopus Deploy
14 8 (0.58%) Chocolatey
14 8 (0.58%) Gradle
15 7 (0.51%) NUnit
15 7 (0.51%) Selenium
15 7 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
15 7 (0.51%) Subversion
16 6 (0.44%) Ant
General
1 203 (14.80%) Finance
2 100 (7.29%) Retail
3 83 (6.05%) Banking
4 33 (2.41%) Telecoms
5 27 (1.97%) Financial Institution
6 22 (1.60%) Marketing
7 20 (1.46%) Games
8 14 (1.02%) Manufacturing
9 12 (0.87%) Advertising
9 12 (0.87%) Electronics
10 11 (0.80%) Aerospace
10 11 (0.80%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.44%) Front Office
11 6 (0.44%) Law
12 5 (0.36%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.22%) Automotive
13 3 (0.22%) Billing
13 3 (0.22%) Publishing
14 1 (0.073%) International Banking
14 1 (0.073%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (7.43%) Web Services
2 69 (5.03%) .NET
3 53 (3.86%) Node.js
4 48 (3.50%) JSON
5 36 (2.62%) Kafka
6 30 (2.19%) Elastic Stack
7 29 (2.11%) YAML
8 27 (1.97%) HTML
9 23 (1.68%) .NET Core
10 21 (1.53%) ASP.NET
10 21 (1.53%) RESTful
11 20 (1.46%) .NET Framework
11 20 (1.46%) ASP.NET Web API
12 17 (1.24%) CSS
13 14 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (0.95%) X-Windows
15 11 (0.80%) LDAP
15 11 (0.80%) REST
16 9 (0.66%) Entity Framework
16 9 (0.66%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 166 (12.10%) Public Cloud
2 148 (10.79%) Data Centre
3 114 (8.31%) Hybrid Cloud
4 57 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
5 47 (3.43%) Fintech
5 47 (3.43%) Greenfield Project
6 44 (3.21%) Linux Command Line
7 36 (2.62%) Private Cloud
8 29 (2.11%) Hedge funds
9 27 (1.97%) Management Information System
10 26 (1.90%) Cloud Native
11 23 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
12 22 (1.60%) User Experience
13 20 (1.46%) Internet of Things
14 16 (1.17%) e-Learning
15 13 (0.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 11 (0.80%) Clustering
16 11 (0.80%) Video on Demand
17 10 (0.73%) Mobile App
17 10 (0.73%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 611 (44.53%) Linux
2 476 (34.69%) Windows
3 174 (12.68%) Windows Server
4 98 (7.14%) Unix
5 43 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 36 (2.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (2.33%) Windows 10
8 31 (2.26%) CentOS
9 24 (1.75%) Ubuntu
10 23 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (1.60%) Apple iOS
12 18 (1.31%) Mac OS
12 18 (1.31%) Windows 7
13 17 (1.24%) Windows 8
14 11 (0.80%) Debian
15 10 (0.73%) Amazon Linux
15 10 (0.73%) Fedora
16 7 (0.51%) AIX
17 4 (0.29%) Android
18 3 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 664 (48.40%) DevOps
2 422 (30.76%) Agile Software Development
3 294 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 252 (18.37%) Infrastructure as Code
5 210 (15.31%) Configuration Management
6 203 (14.80%) Software Engineering
7 145 (10.57%) Problem-Solving
8 124 (9.04%) Continuous Integration
9 101 (7.36%) Continuous Improvement
10 99 (7.22%) ITIL
11 98 (7.14%) Open Source
12 88 (6.41%) Migration
13 83 (6.05%) Deployment Automation
14 82 (5.98%) Scrum
15 80 (5.83%) Computer Science
16 76 (5.54%) Continuous Delivery
17 73 (5.32%) Mentoring
18 71 (5.17%) Artificial Intelligence
19 68 (4.96%) Cloud Operations
20 62 (4.52%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 586 (42.71%) Python
2 287 (20.92%) PowerShell
3 250 (18.22%) Bash Shell
4 234 (17.06%) Java
5 228 (16.62%) Ruby
6 207 (15.09%) SQL
7 108 (7.87%) JavaScript
8 102 (7.43%) C#
9 89 (6.49%) Go
10 80 (5.83%) Perl
11 56 (4.08%) Shell Script
12 31 (2.26%) Groovy
13 27 (1.97%) C++
14 25 (1.82%) Scala
15 20 (1.46%) C
16 13 (0.95%) PHP
16 13 (0.95%) T-SQL
17 7 (0.51%) Java 8
17 7 (0.51%) R
18 6 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 110 (8.02%) Degree
2 73 (5.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 70 (5.10%) AWS Certification
4 46 (3.35%) Security Cleared
5 36 (2.62%) MCSE
6 35 (2.55%) CISSP
7 32 (2.33%) SC Cleared
8 30 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
8 30 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
9 29 (2.11%) MCSA
10 21 (1.53%) CEH
11 17 (1.24%) CCNA
11 17 (1.24%) DV Cleared
11 17 (1.24%) NCIE
12 16 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 15 (1.09%) RHCE
14 14 (1.02%) CISM
15 13 (0.95%) SANS
16 10 (0.73%) PhD
16 10 (0.73%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.17%) GDPR
2 15 (1.09%) QA
2 15 (1.09%) SLA
3 8 (0.58%) COBIT
4 7 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.29%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.15%) FedRAMP
6 2 (0.15%) FISMA
6 2 (0.15%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.073%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.073%) PMO
7 1 (0.073%) PSD2
7 1 (0.073%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 337 (24.56%) Docker
2 224 (16.33%) Active Directory
3 222 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 144 (10.50%) Hyper-V
5 31 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
6 27 (1.97%) vSphere
7 24 (1.75%) Virtual Desktop
8 14 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
9 13 (0.95%) LXC
10 12 (0.87%) BitLocker
10 12 (0.87%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 12 (0.87%) vCloud
11 11 (0.80%) XenApp
12 10 (0.73%) Squid
13 8 (0.58%) XenDesktop
14 6 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 5 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
15 5 (0.36%) Xen
16 4 (0.29%) KVM
16 4 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 393 (28.64%) Ansible
2 363 (26.46%) Terraform
3 320 (23.32%) Puppet
4 295 (21.50%) Kubernetes
5 259 (18.88%) Opscode Chef
6 62 (4.52%) SCCM
7 35 (2.55%) Packer
8 33 (2.41%) Salt
9 31 (2.26%) Docker Swarm
10 20 (1.46%) Nagios
11 18 (1.31%) SCOM
12 16 (1.17%) Grafana
12 16 (1.17%) Tivoli
13 15 (1.09%) Cobbler
13 15 (1.09%) Microsoft Intune
14 14 (1.02%) Prometheus
15 13 (0.95%) Mesos
16 11 (0.80%) Consul
17 10 (0.73%) SCVMM
18 9 (0.66%) vRealize
Vendors
1 341 (24.85%) Microsoft
2 289 (21.06%) VMware
3 212 (15.45%) Google
4 95 (6.92%) Oracle
5 69 (5.03%) Cisco
6 54 (3.94%) IBM
7 52 (3.79%) Citrix
8 51 (3.72%) Red Hat
9 45 (3.28%) NetApp
10 38 (2.77%) Atlassian
11 28 (2.04%) HP
12 27 (1.97%) Splunk
13 20 (1.46%) SolarWinds
14 19 (1.38%) WorldPay
15 18 (1.31%) Apple
16 16 (1.17%) Virgin Media
17 15 (1.09%) EMC
17 15 (1.09%) EnterpriseDB
17 15 (1.09%) Spotify
18 13 (0.95%) Juniper