Period
to 19 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Cloud Engineer was £59,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 424 475 564
Rank change year-on-year +51 +89 +201
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 1,150 995 876
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.73% 0.60% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.62% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 941 790 746
England median annual salary £59,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.27% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +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 151,894 159,942 179,537
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 96.06% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 123,182 130,116 152,588
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 £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +93 561 £65,000 +4.00% 70
South East 0 258 £57,500 +4.55% 29
North of England +34 137 £50,000 +8.70% 21
East of England +27 92 £55,000 +15.79% 22
North West +5 74 £48,750 +2.63% 10
South West +43 60 £49,500 -17.50% 9
Yorkshire +71 56 £50,000 -9.09% 9
Midlands +14 36 £50,000 +42.86% 10
East Midlands +2 19 £49,000 +63.33% 8
West Midlands +10 17 £50,000 +66.67% 2
North East -26 7 £45,000 +23.29% 2
Cloud Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 710 (61.74%) Amazon AWS
2 618 (53.74%) Linux
3 585 (50.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 560 (48.70%) DevOps
5 506 (44.00%) Python
6 368 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
7 338 (29.39%) Ansible
8 323 (28.09%) Docker
9 316 (27.48%) Puppet
10 315 (27.39%) Windows
11 256 (22.26%) Opscode Chef
12 247 (21.48%) Microsoft
13 234 (20.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 232 (20.17%) Bash Shell
15 231 (20.09%) PowerShell
16 224 (19.48%) Configuration Management
17 207 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
17 207 (18.00%) Kubernetes
18 206 (17.91%) Jenkins
19 196 (17.04%) Ruby
20 191 (16.61%) Terraform
21 187 (16.26%) VMware
22 180 (15.65%) Java
23 176 (15.30%) Web Services
24 172 (14.96%) Problem-Solving
25 157 (13.65%) SQL
25 157 (13.65%) Active Directory
26 151 (13.13%) Finance
26 151 (13.13%) Google
26 151 (13.13%) AWS CloudFormation

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
1 100 (8.70%) OpenStack
2 68 (5.91%) Apache
3 47 (4.09%) Elasticsearch
4 44 (3.83%) nginx
5 41 (3.57%) IIS
6 40 (3.48%) SharePoint
7 32 (2.78%) Tomcat
8 31 (2.70%) MS Exchange
9 27 (2.35%) Apache Spark
10 18 (1.57%) CloudStack
11 17 (1.48%) CMS
12 14 (1.22%) Cloud Foundry
13 12 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
13 12 (1.04%) Skype for Business
14 10 (0.87%) WebSphere
15 9 (0.78%) JBoss
15 9 (0.78%) Jetty
16 8 (0.70%) Confluence
17 7 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
17 7 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 40 (3.48%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (0.87%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.17%) Magento
4 1 (0.087%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.087%) Eikon
4 1 (0.087%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 710 (61.74%) Amazon AWS
2 585 (50.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 151 (13.13%) AWS CloudFormation
4 150 (13.04%) Google Cloud Platform
5 121 (10.52%) SaaS
6 113 (9.83%) IaaS
7 105 (9.13%) Office 365
8 87 (7.57%) PaaS
9 75 (6.52%) Amazon EC2
10 54 (4.70%) Cloud Computing
11 53 (4.61%) Serverless
12 52 (4.52%) AWS Lambda
13 45 (3.91%) Amazon S3
14 43 (3.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 41 (3.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 32 (2.78%) OpenShift
17 31 (2.70%) GitHub
18 30 (2.61%) IBM Cloud
19 22 (1.91%) Route 53
20 19 (1.65%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 135 (11.74%) Firewall
2 101 (8.78%) DNS
3 63 (5.48%) Network Security
4 61 (5.30%) VPN
5 58 (5.04%) LAN
6 54 (4.70%) Internet
7 50 (4.35%) SAN
8 45 (3.91%) DHCP
9 37 (3.22%) TCP/IP
9 37 (3.22%) WAN
10 23 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
11 21 (1.83%) Intrusion Detection
12 19 (1.65%) HTTP
13 18 (1.57%) Wireless
14 17 (1.48%) BGP
14 17 (1.48%) OSPF
15 15 (1.30%) VoIP
16 13 (1.13%) EIGRP
17 11 (0.96%) Unified Communications
17 11 (0.96%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 92 (8.00%) MySQL
3 86 (7.48%) Big Data
4 47 (4.09%) MongoDB
5 45 (3.91%) NoSQL
6 36 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
7 31 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
8 30 (2.61%) Amazon RDS
9 24 (2.09%) Hadoop
9 24 (2.09%) Relational Database
10 18 (1.57%) Azure SQL Database
10 18 (1.57%) Redis
11 14 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (1.04%) Amazon Redshift
13 11 (0.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 11 (0.96%) RDBMS
14 9 (0.78%) Cosmos DB
14 9 (0.78%) SQL Server 2016
14 9 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 206 (17.91%) Jenkins
2 129 (11.22%) Git (software)
3 39 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 31 (2.70%) GitLab
5 29 (2.52%) Vagrant
6 28 (2.43%) Sonatype Nexus
7 27 (2.35%) JIRA
7 27 (2.35%) TeamCity
7 27 (2.35%) Visual Studio
8 26 (2.26%) Maven
9 21 (1.83%) Octopus Deploy
10 19 (1.65%) Hudson
10 19 (1.65%) Subversion
10 19 (1.65%) Visual Studio Team System
11 18 (1.57%) NUnit
12 15 (1.30%) Selenium
13 13 (1.13%) Cucumber
13 13 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
14 12 (1.04%) JUnit
15 10 (0.87%) Chocolatey
General
1 151 (13.13%) Finance
2 52 (4.52%) Retail
3 33 (2.87%) Banking
4 29 (2.52%) Games
5 21 (1.83%) Telecoms
6 18 (1.57%) Marketing
7 16 (1.39%) Billing
8 15 (1.30%) Legal
9 14 (1.22%) Investment Banking
9 14 (1.22%) Manufacturing
10 12 (1.04%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.70%) Law
12 7 (0.61%) Publishing
13 5 (0.43%) Electronics
13 5 (0.43%) Front Office
14 4 (0.35%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.26%) Advertising
16 2 (0.17%) Automotive
16 2 (0.17%) French Language
17 1 (0.087%) Georgian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (15.30%) Web Services
2 100 (8.70%) .NET
3 67 (5.83%) Node.js
4 55 (4.78%) REST
5 52 (4.52%) AngularJS
6 47 (4.09%) HTML
7 39 (3.39%) Elastic Stack
8 32 (2.78%) LAMP
9 31 (2.70%) Middleware
10 27 (2.35%) JSON
11 22 (1.91%) CSS
11 22 (1.91%) HTML5
11 22 (1.91%) Spring
12 21 (1.83%) ASP.NET
12 21 (1.83%) RESTful
13 20 (1.74%) Kafka
14 18 (1.57%) React
15 15 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web API
15 15 (1.30%) RabbitMQ
16 13 (1.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 117 (10.17%) Data Centre
2 113 (9.83%) Public Cloud
3 73 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 73 (6.35%) Hybrid Cloud
4 68 (5.91%) Computer Science
5 63 (5.48%) Self-Motivation
6 51 (4.43%) Private Cloud
7 38 (3.30%) User Experience
8 29 (2.52%) Linux Command Line
9 27 (2.35%) Management Information System
10 26 (2.26%) Greenfield Project
11 24 (2.09%) Cloud Native
11 24 (2.09%) Fintech
12 16 (1.39%) Mobile App
13 15 (1.30%) Mobile Payment
14 14 (1.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 13 (1.13%) PKI
15 13 (1.13%) Semantic Web
16 11 (0.96%) Blog
16 11 (0.96%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 618 (53.74%) Linux
2 315 (27.39%) Windows
3 139 (12.09%) Windows Server
4 102 (8.87%) Unix
5 61 (5.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 53 (4.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 50 (4.35%) CentOS
8 46 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 43 (3.74%) Ubuntu
10 32 (2.78%) Mac OS
11 19 (1.65%) Windows 10
12 10 (0.87%) Solaris
13 8 (0.70%) Debian
13 8 (0.70%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.61%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.61%) Windows 7
15 6 (0.52%) DC/OS
15 6 (0.52%) VMS
16 5 (0.43%) AIX
16 5 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 560 (48.70%) DevOps
2 368 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 234 (20.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 224 (19.48%) Configuration Management
5 207 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
6 172 (14.96%) Problem-Solving
7 150 (13.04%) Software Engineering
8 119 (10.35%) ITIL
9 118 (10.26%) Continuous Delivery
10 113 (9.83%) Open Source
11 104 (9.04%) Scrum
12 95 (8.26%) Microservices
13 86 (7.48%) Test Automation
14 75 (6.52%) Deployment Automation
15 70 (6.09%) TDD
16 57 (4.96%) E-Commerce
17 47 (4.09%) Migration
18 46 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
19 43 (3.74%) MVC
20 42 (3.65%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 506 (44.00%) Python
2 232 (20.17%) Bash Shell
3 231 (20.09%) PowerShell
4 196 (17.04%) Ruby
5 180 (15.65%) Java
6 157 (13.65%) SQL
7 92 (8.00%) Go
8 81 (7.04%) C#
9 76 (6.61%) Perl
10 58 (5.04%) JavaScript
11 44 (3.83%) Shell Script
12 41 (3.57%) PHP
13 23 (2.00%) C++
14 20 (1.74%) Groovy
15 16 (1.39%) Scala
16 15 (1.30%) C
17 14 (1.22%) R
18 3 (0.26%) VB.NET
19 2 (0.17%) T-SQL
19 2 (0.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 100 (8.70%) Degree
2 62 (5.39%) AWS Certification
3 57 (4.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 51 (4.43%) MCSE
5 44 (3.83%) Security Cleared
6 38 (3.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 36 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
8 32 (2.78%) MCSA
9 28 (2.43%) CCNA
10 24 (2.09%) Computer Science Degree
11 23 (2.00%) MCITP
12 11 (0.96%) CCNP
12 11 (0.96%) PhD
13 9 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (0.78%) SC Cleared
14 7 (0.61%) RHCE
15 6 (0.52%) DV Cleared
16 5 (0.43%) CCIE
17 4 (0.35%) EMCSA
17 4 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (5.57%) GCP
2 36 (3.13%) QA
3 30 (2.61%) SLA
4 11 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.61%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.61%) PMO
6 5 (0.43%) GDPR
7 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.087%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.087%) OASIS TOSCA
System Software
1 323 (28.09%) Docker
2 157 (13.65%) Active Directory
3 96 (8.35%) Hyper-V
4 89 (7.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 44 (3.83%) vSphere
6 20 (1.74%) vCloud
6 20 (1.74%) Virtual Desktop
7 17 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
8 15 (1.30%) LXC
8 15 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (1.22%) BitLocker
10 12 (1.04%) VirtualBox
11 9 (0.78%) Ceph
12 6 (0.52%) VMware NSX
12 6 (0.52%) Xen
13 5 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (0.43%) XenApp
14 4 (0.35%) iptables
14 4 (0.35%) Slurm Workload Manager
14 4 (0.35%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 338 (29.39%) Ansible
2 316 (27.48%) Puppet
3 256 (22.26%) Opscode Chef
4 207 (18.00%) Kubernetes
5 191 (16.61%) Terraform
6 41 (3.57%) Salt
7 33 (2.87%) SCCM
8 31 (2.70%) Nagios
9 23 (2.00%) SCOM
10 20 (1.74%) Docker Swarm
11 19 (1.65%) Failover Clustering
12 18 (1.57%) Mesos
13 17 (1.48%) Packer
13 17 (1.48%) SCVMM
14 16 (1.39%) Grafana
15 15 (1.30%) ZABBIX
16 14 (1.22%) HAProxy
17 13 (1.13%) Prometheus
18 12 (1.04%) Single Sign-On
19 11 (0.96%) Rancher
Vendors
1 247 (21.48%) Microsoft
2 187 (16.26%) VMware
3 151 (13.13%) Google
4 93 (8.09%) Cisco
5 88 (7.65%) Red Hat
6 70 (6.09%) Splunk
7 68 (5.91%) Oracle
8 43 (3.74%) Citrix
9 28 (2.43%) Veeam
10 27 (2.35%) CheckPoint
11 24 (2.09%) IBM
11 24 (2.09%) New Relic
12 22 (1.91%) AppDynamics
13 18 (1.57%) Ivanti
13 18 (1.57%) McAfee
13 18 (1.57%) NetApp
13 18 (1.57%) SAP
14 15 (1.30%) Juniper
15 14 (1.22%) SaltStack
16 13 (1.13%) WorldPay