Period
to 23 April 2021

The median annual salary for a Cloud Engineer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 April 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Engineer
England > London
6 months to
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 215 270 311
Rank change year-on-year +55 +41 +62
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 495 555 630
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.56% 1.24% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 1.32% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 406 443 514
10th Percentile £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
25th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
75th Percentile £87,500 £92,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £102,500 £97,125
England median annual salary £62,750 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +0.40% +4.17% +4.35%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 29,287 42,181 57,776
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.14% 94.60% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 23,408 34,668 47,675
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £48,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.80% +1.90% +5.00%

Cloud Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Cloud Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Engineer in London

Cloud Engineer
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cloud Engineer in London.

Salary trend for Cloud Engineer in London

Cloud Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cloud Engineer in London over the 6 months to 23 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Cloud Engineer in London

Cloud Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Engineer within the London region over the 6 months to 23 April 2021. 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
Central London +37 99 £80,000 - 23
West London +52 26 £70,000 +3.70% 17
East London +18 10 £72,500 +16.00% 7
South London +10 1 £72,500 +16.00% 3
North London - 1 £45,000 -
Cloud Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2021, 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 London region featuring Cloud Engineer in the job title.

1 288 (58.18%) AWS
2 256 (51.72%) DevOps
3 243 (49.09%) Azure
4 240 (48.48%) Kubernetes
5 202 (40.81%) Terraform
6 195 (39.39%) GCP
7 183 (36.97%) Docker
8 166 (33.54%) Python
9 128 (25.86%) Linux
10 118 (23.84%) Finance
11 117 (23.64%) Google
12 115 (23.23%) Infrastructure as Code
13 109 (22.02%) Java
14 105 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
15 97 (19.60%) Windows
16 96 (19.39%) Ansible
17 84 (16.97%) Jenkins
18 82 (16.57%) Microservices
19 80 (16.16%) Software Engineering
20 76 (15.35%) Microsoft
21 66 (13.33%) Serverless
22 65 (13.13%) PowerShell
23 63 (12.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 60 (12.12%) Bash Shell
25 59 (11.92%) Active Directory
26 55 (11.11%) IaaS
26 55 (11.11%) Fintech
27 53 (10.71%) Go
28 52 (10.51%) PaaS
28 52 (10.51%) Banking

Cloud Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 33 (6.67%) Apache Spark
2 19 (3.84%) SharePoint
3 16 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (3.03%) Apache
5 7 (1.41%) Drupal
5 7 (1.41%) nginx
5 7 (1.41%) WordPress
6 3 (0.61%) IIS
6 3 (0.61%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.40%) Confluence
7 2 (0.40%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.20%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.20%) Luigi
8 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.40%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.40%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.40%) Revit
Business Applications
1 7 (1.41%) Magento
2 2 (0.40%) Tradar
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.20%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 288 (58.18%) AWS
2 243 (49.09%) Azure
3 195 (39.39%) GCP
4 66 (13.33%) Serverless
5 55 (11.11%) IaaS
6 52 (10.51%) PaaS
7 47 (9.49%) SaaS
8 38 (7.68%) Microsoft 365
9 30 (6.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 29 (5.86%) Amazon ECS
11 28 (5.66%) AWS Lambda
12 23 (4.65%) OpenShift
13 22 (4.44%) AWS CloudFormation
14 20 (4.04%) Azure Active Directory
15 19 (3.84%) Amazon EC2
15 19 (3.84%) GitHub
16 16 (3.23%) Amazon EKS
16 16 (3.23%) Amazon S3
17 15 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
18 13 (2.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 42 (8.48%) Firewall
2 20 (4.04%) TCP/IP
3 19 (3.84%) OSPF
4 18 (3.64%) DNS
5 15 (3.03%) Internet
6 13 (2.63%) BGP
7 12 (2.42%) EIGRP
7 12 (2.42%) VPN
8 10 (2.02%) Network Security
9 9 (1.82%) Cisco ISE
9 9 (1.82%) SAN
10 8 (1.62%) DHCP
10 8 (1.62%) HTTP
11 5 (1.01%) DSL
12 4 (0.81%) iSCSI
12 4 (0.81%) LAN
12 4 (0.81%) NetScaler
12 4 (0.81%) SSL
12 4 (0.81%) WAN
12 4 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (6.87%) Big Data
2 24 (4.85%) SQL Server
3 23 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (3.84%) Hadoop
4 19 (3.84%) Relational Database
5 18 (3.64%) NoSQL
6 17 (3.43%) BigQuery
7 16 (3.23%) MySQL
8 15 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
9 12 (2.42%) Redis
10 10 (2.02%) Amazon Redshift
11 9 (1.82%) MongoDB
12 8 (1.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 8 (1.62%) Azure SQL Database
12 8 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (1.41%) Apache Hive
14 5 (1.01%) Data Lake
15 4 (0.81%) Power BI
16 3 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
17 2 (0.40%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 84 (16.97%) Jenkins
2 44 (8.89%) Git (software)
3 27 (5.45%) TeamCity
4 19 (3.84%) GitLab
5 18 (3.64%) Maven
6 14 (2.83%) JIRA
6 14 (2.83%) Sonatype Nexus
7 11 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (1.62%) Travis CI
9 5 (1.01%) Cucumber
9 5 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (1.01%) Selenium
9 5 (1.01%) SonarQube
9 5 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (0.81%) CircleCI
11 3 (0.61%) Ant
11 3 (0.61%) Gradle
12 2 (0.40%) IntelliJ
12 2 (0.40%) NUnit
12 2 (0.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 118 (23.84%) Finance
2 52 (10.51%) Banking
3 27 (5.45%) Retail
4 19 (3.84%) Telecoms
5 16 (3.23%) Marketing
5 16 (3.23%) Public Sector
6 14 (2.83%) Electronics
6 14 (2.83%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.41%) Law
8 6 (1.21%) Front Office
9 5 (1.01%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.01%) Games
10 4 (0.81%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.81%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.61%) Legal
12 2 (0.40%) Advertising
12 2 (0.40%) Billing
12 2 (0.40%) Military
13 1 (0.20%) Local Government
13 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (6.46%) Kafka
2 30 (6.06%) Web Services
3 27 (5.45%) .NET
4 21 (4.24%) Node.js
5 15 (3.03%) React
6 10 (2.02%) .NET Framework
7 9 (1.82%) .NET Core
8 7 (1.41%) Elastic Stack
8 7 (1.41%) Entity Framework
9 5 (1.01%) CSS
9 5 (1.01%) HTML
9 5 (1.01%) RESTful
9 5 (1.01%) Velocity
9 5 (1.01%) YAML
10 4 (0.81%) AngularJS
10 4 (0.81%) Apache NiFi
10 4 (0.81%) Jest
10 4 (0.81%) LAMP
10 4 (0.81%) LAPP Stack
10 4 (0.81%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.08%) Cloud Native
2 26 (5.25%) Data Centre
3 25 (5.05%) Public Cloud
4 17 (3.43%) Greenfield Project
5 13 (2.63%) Algorithms
5 13 (2.63%) Enterprise Cloud
6 10 (2.02%) Hybrid Cloud
6 10 (2.02%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (1.82%) Data Structures
8 8 (1.62%) Blog
8 8 (1.62%) Internet of Things
8 8 (1.62%) LIMS
8 8 (1.62%) NHS
8 8 (1.62%) Replication
9 7 (1.41%) User Experience
10 6 (1.21%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (1.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 5 (1.01%) Equities
11 5 (1.01%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 128 (25.86%) Linux
2 97 (19.60%) Windows
3 38 (7.68%) Windows Server
4 16 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (2.42%) CentOS
6 11 (2.22%) Windows 10
7 10 (2.02%) Unix
8 6 (1.21%) Ubuntu
9 5 (1.01%) CoreOS
10 4 (0.81%) zOS
11 3 (0.61%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2016
12 2 (0.40%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.40%) Debian
12 2 (0.40%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.20%) Robot Operating System
13 1 (0.20%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (51.72%) DevOps
2 115 (23.23%) Infrastructure as Code
3 105 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (16.57%) Microservices
5 80 (16.16%) Software Engineering
6 63 (12.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 55 (11.11%) Fintech
8 51 (10.30%) Analytics
9 39 (7.88%) Continuous Integration
9 39 (7.88%) Migration
10 34 (6.87%) TDD
11 32 (6.46%) Continuous Delivery
11 32 (6.46%) DevSecOps
12 28 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
12 28 (5.66%) Configuration Management
13 27 (5.45%) OWASP
14 25 (5.05%) Machine Learning
14 25 (5.05%) Open Source
15 24 (4.85%) Continuous Improvement
15 24 (4.85%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 166 (33.54%) Python
2 109 (22.02%) Java
3 65 (13.13%) PowerShell
4 60 (12.12%) Bash Shell
5 53 (10.71%) Go
6 45 (9.09%) SQL
7 28 (5.66%) JavaScript
8 19 (3.84%) Scala
9 17 (3.43%) C#
10 15 (3.03%) Groovy
11 12 (2.42%) C++
12 11 (2.22%) Ruby
13 10 (2.02%) PHP
14 9 (1.82%) TypeScript
15 5 (1.01%) C
16 2 (0.40%) ES6
16 2 (0.40%) Rust
16 2 (0.40%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.20%) R
17 1 (0.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (5.45%) Degree
2 15 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (1.82%) RHCE
3 9 (1.82%) RHCSA
4 8 (1.62%) OSCE
4 8 (1.62%) OSCP
5 7 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.21%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.01%) AWS Certification
7 5 (1.01%) CISSP
8 4 (0.81%) CCNA
8 4 (0.81%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.40%) CCNP
10 2 (0.40%) MCSE
10 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.20%) CCENT
11 1 (0.20%) PhD
11 1 (0.20%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.04%) QA
2 11 (2.22%) GDPR
2 11 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.02%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.82%) NIST
5 8 (1.62%) SOC 1
5 8 (1.62%) SOC 2
6 4 (0.81%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.81%) EMIR
6 4 (0.81%) MiFID
7 3 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 3 (0.61%) SLA
8 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.20%) GLBA
8 1 (0.20%) GRC
8 1 (0.20%) PMO
System Software
1 183 (36.97%) Docker
2 59 (11.92%) Active Directory
3 34 (6.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (1.62%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.62%) vSphere
6 6 (1.21%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (0.81%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.61%) KVM
8 3 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.40%) LXC
9 2 (0.40%) NFS
10 1 (0.20%) Ceph
10 1 (0.20%) GlusterFS
10 1 (0.20%) Lustre
10 1 (0.20%) Samba
10 1 (0.20%) vCloud
10 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 240 (48.48%) Kubernetes
2 202 (40.81%) Terraform
3 96 (19.39%) Ansible
4 25 (5.05%) Prometheus
5 22 (4.44%) Microsoft Intune
6 19 (3.84%) Puppet
7 16 (3.23%) Grafana
7 16 (3.23%) linkerd
7 16 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (2.83%) Istio
9 10 (2.02%) Knative
10 8 (1.62%) Argo
10 8 (1.62%) Consul
11 7 (1.41%) SCCM
12 5 (1.01%) HAProxy
13 4 (0.81%) AirWatch
14 3 (0.61%) Failover Clustering
14 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 3 (0.61%) PowerCLI
14 3 (0.61%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 117 (23.64%) Google
2 76 (15.35%) Microsoft
3 42 (8.48%) VMware
4 30 (6.06%) Cisco
5 29 (5.86%) Red Hat
6 23 (4.65%) Palo Alto
7 17 (3.43%) Citrix
8 15 (3.03%) SAP
9 14 (2.83%) Meraki
10 12 (2.42%) Oracle
11 10 (2.02%) F5
12 9 (1.82%) CheckPoint
12 9 (1.82%) Splunk
12 9 (1.82%) Tufin
13 7 (1.41%) Talend
14 6 (1.21%) AppDynamics
15 5 (1.01%) Nimble Storage
16 4 (0.81%) 3PAR
16 4 (0.81%) Informatica
16 4 (0.81%) SaltStack