Period
to 25 January 2020

The median annual salary for a Cloud Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 25 January 2020.

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
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 295 399 458
Rank change year-on-year +104 +59 +70
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 1,203 1,107 1,068
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.04% 0.78% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 0.82% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 941 925 856
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
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 110,309 135,325 156,861
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.93% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 88,916 109,297 128,934
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,356 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 25 January 2020.

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 25 January 2020. 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 +80 598 £67,500 - 107
North of England +62 181 £50,000 - 44
South East +40 179 £60,000 +9.09% 31
Midlands +116 129 £55,000 - 35
North West +108 124 £50,000 - 20
West Midlands +95 86 £52,500 +7.69% 23
Yorkshire +14 55 £50,000 - 19
South West +10 55 £50,000 -4.76% 8
East Midlands +36 43 £75,000 +36.36% 11
East of England +24 39 £53,000 -3.64% 44
North East -1 2 £43,500 -17.14% 5
Cloud Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 January 2020, 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.

1 769 (63.92%) AWS
2 689 (57.27%) Azure
3 600 (49.88%) DevOps
4 423 (35.16%) Python
5 387 (32.17%) Terraform
6 352 (29.26%) Agile Software Development
7 349 (29.01%) Linux
8 346 (28.76%) Docker
9 331 (27.51%) Kubernetes
10 320 (26.60%) Ansible
11 316 (26.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 315 (26.18%) Windows
13 307 (25.52%) Microsoft
14 279 (23.19%) PowerShell
15 258 (21.45%) Infrastructure as Code
16 215 (17.87%) Puppet
17 205 (17.04%) GCP
18 196 (16.29%) VMware
18 196 (16.29%) Finance
19 179 (14.88%) Java
20 178 (14.80%) Office 365
21 177 (14.71%) Public Cloud
22 173 (14.38%) Jenkins
23 170 (14.13%) Active Directory
24 168 (13.97%) SQL
25 162 (13.47%) AWS CloudFormation
26 157 (13.05%) Firewall
27 154 (12.80%) Migration
28 153 (12.72%) Configuration Management
28 153 (12.72%) Opscode Chef

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 49 (4.07%) IIS
2 35 (2.91%) Confluence
3 32 (2.66%) MS Exchange
4 27 (2.24%) SharePoint
5 26 (2.16%) Apache
5 26 (2.16%) nginx
6 25 (2.08%) Apache Spark
7 24 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
8 22 (1.83%) OpenStack
9 13 (1.08%) Tomcat
10 11 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
10 11 (0.91%) Skype for Business
11 8 (0.67%) Apache Airflow
12 6 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (0.50%) JBoss
13 5 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.33%) Drupal
14 4 (0.33%) WebLogic
15 2 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (1.91%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.17%) Gliffy
3 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (1.75%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.083%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.083%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.083%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 769 (63.92%) AWS
2 689 (57.27%) Azure
3 205 (17.04%) GCP
4 178 (14.80%) Office 365
5 162 (13.47%) AWS CloudFormation
6 137 (11.39%) IaaS
7 121 (10.06%) PaaS
8 103 (8.56%) OpenShift
9 90 (7.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 88 (7.32%) Serverless
11 85 (7.07%) SaaS
12 79 (6.57%) Amazon EC2
12 79 (6.57%) Azure Active Directory
13 72 (5.99%) Cloud Computing
14 69 (5.74%) Amazon S3
15 58 (4.82%) AWS Lambda
16 34 (2.83%) GitHub
17 31 (2.58%) Amazon ECS
18 28 (2.33%) Amazon ELB
19 25 (2.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 157 (13.05%) Firewall
2 74 (6.15%) DNS
3 50 (4.16%) WAN
4 46 (3.82%) VPN
5 44 (3.66%) TCP/IP
6 40 (3.33%) Internet
7 32 (2.66%) LAN
8 28 (2.33%) Network Security
9 26 (2.16%) BGP
9 26 (2.16%) DHCP
10 24 (2.00%) SAN
11 20 (1.66%) OSPF
12 13 (1.08%) Skype
13 11 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (0.91%) Software-Defined Networking
14 10 (0.83%) HTTP
15 9 (0.75%) DMZ
15 9 (0.75%) iSCSI
15 9 (0.75%) Wireless
16 8 (0.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (8.98%) SQL Server
2 53 (4.41%) NoSQL
3 48 (3.99%) Big Data
4 34 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
5 33 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
6 30 (2.49%) Hadoop
7 28 (2.33%) Azure SQL Database
8 25 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 25 (2.08%) Relational Database
9 24 (2.00%) MySQL
10 23 (1.91%) Amazon RDS
11 20 (1.66%) BigQuery
12 18 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 17 (1.41%) Redis
14 16 (1.33%) MongoDB
14 16 (1.33%) RDBMS
15 15 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
16 12 (1.00%) Amazon Redshift
16 12 (1.00%) Power BI
17 11 (0.91%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 173 (14.38%) Jenkins
2 75 (6.23%) Git (software)
3 53 (4.41%) JIRA
4 46 (3.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 38 (3.16%) TeamCity
6 35 (2.91%) Bitbucket
7 27 (2.24%) Selenium
8 21 (1.75%) CircleCI
8 21 (1.75%) GoCD
8 21 (1.75%) JMeter
9 19 (1.58%) SonarQube
10 17 (1.41%) git-flow
10 17 (1.41%) GitLab
10 17 (1.41%) Maven
10 17 (1.41%) Sonatype Nexus
11 14 (1.16%) Gradle
11 14 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
12 13 (1.08%) Ant
13 8 (0.67%) ProC
14 7 (0.58%) Subversion
General
1 196 (16.29%) Finance
2 61 (5.07%) Retail
3 44 (3.66%) Banking
4 39 (3.24%) Billing
5 33 (2.74%) Games
6 28 (2.33%) Telecoms
7 23 (1.91%) Public Sector
8 20 (1.66%) Law
9 17 (1.41%) Manufacturing
10 16 (1.33%) Marketing
11 14 (1.16%) Electronics
12 9 (0.75%) Automotive
13 6 (0.50%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.50%) Legal
14 4 (0.33%) Advertising
14 4 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.25%) French Language
16 2 (0.17%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.17%) Military
17 1 (0.083%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (7.98%) .NET
2 79 (6.57%) Web Services
3 55 (4.57%) JSON
4 53 (4.41%) REST
5 47 (3.91%) Node.js
6 35 (2.91%) AngularJS
7 24 (2.00%) .NET Core
7 24 (2.00%) RabbitMQ
7 24 (2.00%) React
8 20 (1.66%) .NET Framework
9 19 (1.58%) RESTful
10 18 (1.50%) Kafka
11 16 (1.33%) Vue.js
12 15 (1.25%) Elastic Stack
13 13 (1.08%) YAML
14 10 (0.83%) ASP.NET
14 10 (0.83%) boto
14 10 (0.83%) Jinja
14 10 (0.83%) SAML
14 10 (0.83%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 177 (14.71%) Public Cloud
2 85 (7.07%) Data Centre
3 69 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
4 65 (5.40%) Hybrid Cloud
5 60 (4.99%) Private Cloud
6 59 (4.90%) Cloud Native
7 53 (4.41%) Greenfield Project
8 49 (4.07%) Self-Motivation
9 43 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
10 28 (2.33%) Enterprise Cloud
11 25 (2.08%) PKI
12 23 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
13 19 (1.58%) Hedge funds
14 17 (1.41%) Clustering
15 15 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
16 12 (1.00%) e-Learning
16 12 (1.00%) Replication
16 12 (1.00%) Virtual Team
17 11 (0.91%) Management Information System
18 10 (0.83%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 349 (29.01%) Linux
2 315 (26.18%) Windows
3 138 (11.47%) Windows Server
4 50 (4.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 47 (3.91%) Windows 10
6 38 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (2.58%) Unix
8 19 (1.58%) Windows 7
8 19 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (0.91%) CentOS
9 11 (0.91%) Ubuntu
10 10 (0.83%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.42%) Android
11 5 (0.42%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.33%) Debian
12 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.33%) zOS
13 2 (0.17%) VMS
13 2 (0.17%) VyOS
14 1 (0.083%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 600 (49.88%) DevOps
2 352 (29.26%) Agile Software Development
3 316 (26.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 258 (21.45%) Infrastructure as Code
5 154 (12.80%) Migration
6 153 (12.72%) Configuration Management
7 125 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
8 117 (9.73%) Software Engineering
9 114 (9.48%) Problem-Solving
10 100 (8.31%) Mentoring
11 95 (7.90%) Test Automation
12 93 (7.73%) ITIL
13 92 (7.65%) Infrastructure Management
14 82 (6.82%) Open Source
15 76 (6.32%) Continuous Improvement
16 72 (5.99%) Infrastructure Automation
17 71 (5.90%) Continuous Delivery
18 70 (5.82%) Microservices
19 61 (5.07%) Scrum
20 59 (4.90%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 423 (35.16%) Python
2 279 (23.19%) PowerShell
3 179 (14.88%) Java
4 168 (13.97%) SQL
5 142 (11.80%) Bash Shell
6 128 (10.64%) C#
7 112 (9.31%) Ruby
8 101 (8.40%) Go
9 99 (8.23%) JavaScript
10 51 (4.24%) Shell Script
11 43 (3.57%) C++
12 39 (3.24%) C
13 37 (3.08%) Perl
13 37 (3.08%) PHP
14 28 (2.33%) Scala
15 10 (0.83%) PL/SQL
15 10 (0.83%) TypeScript
16 9 (0.75%) Java 8
17 4 (0.33%) R
17 4 (0.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 103 (8.56%) Degree
2 56 (4.66%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 42 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 42 (3.49%) Security Cleared
5 30 (2.49%) MCSA
6 27 (2.24%) AWS Certification
7 25 (2.08%) MCSE
8 22 (1.83%) CCNA
8 22 (1.83%) CCNP
9 19 (1.58%) SC Cleared
10 16 (1.33%) CISSP
11 14 (1.16%) RHCE
12 11 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (0.67%) CCIE
14 8 (0.67%) CESG Certified Professional
15 6 (0.50%) CISM
15 6 (0.50%) DV Cleared
16 5 (0.42%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.33%) QA
2 23 (1.91%) SLA
3 17 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.08%) GDPR
5 10 (0.83%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.67%) ISO 31000
7 3 (0.25%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.083%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.083%) NCSC
System Software
1 346 (28.76%) Docker
2 170 (14.13%) Active Directory
3 131 (10.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 108 (8.98%) Hyper-V
5 23 (1.91%) XenApp
6 20 (1.66%) Virtual Machines
7 19 (1.58%) vSphere
8 12 (1.00%) KVM
9 10 (0.83%) oVirt
9 10 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (0.75%) HDFS
10 9 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
11 8 (0.67%) Ceph
11 8 (0.67%) Firmware
11 8 (0.67%) vCloud
12 7 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (0.50%) VMware NSX
14 5 (0.42%) LXC
14 5 (0.42%) NFS
Systems Management
1 387 (32.17%) Terraform
2 331 (27.51%) Kubernetes
3 320 (26.60%) Ansible
4 215 (17.87%) Puppet
5 153 (12.72%) Opscode Chef
6 50 (4.16%) Nagios
7 27 (2.24%) Packer
8 22 (1.83%) Salt
9 21 (1.75%) ZABBIX
10 19 (1.58%) HP SiteScope
11 17 (1.41%) Microsoft Intune
11 17 (1.41%) SCCM
12 16 (1.33%) Kibana
13 15 (1.25%) Mesos
14 14 (1.16%) SCOM
15 12 (1.00%) SCVMM
16 10 (0.83%) SCOrch
17 9 (0.75%) Docker Swarm
18 8 (0.67%) CASB
18 8 (0.67%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 307 (25.52%) Microsoft
2 196 (16.29%) VMware
3 136 (11.31%) Google
4 127 (10.56%) Cisco
5 54 (4.49%) Citrix
5 54 (4.49%) Oracle
5 54 (4.49%) Red Hat
6 25 (2.08%) CheckPoint
6 25 (2.08%) Palo Alto
6 25 (2.08%) WorldPay
7 22 (1.83%) SaltStack
8 20 (1.66%) Atlassian
8 20 (1.66%) HP
9 19 (1.58%) Perforce
9 19 (1.58%) Spotify
10 17 (1.41%) NetApp
10 17 (1.41%) Teradata
11 15 (1.25%) IBM
12 14 (1.16%) SAP
12 14 (1.16%) Veeam