Period
to 12 August 2020

The median annual salary for a Cloud Engineer was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

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
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 213 235 369
Rank change year-on-year +22 +134 +100
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 423 781 578
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.62% 1.39% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 1.45% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 348 704 493
Median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £47,125 £46,250 £46,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £58,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.56% +6.36%

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 24,481 53,697 66,246
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.64% 95.28% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 19,976 44,039 53,775
Median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,000 £33,362
90th Percentile £102,500 £96,250 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,543 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.71% +3.09% +5.26%

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 12 August 2020.

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 12 August 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
Central London +26 89 £80,000 +14.29% 17
West London +42 18 £57,500 -8.00% 10
South London +37 10 £53,750 +7.50%
East London +29 10 £72,500 +11.54% 1
Cloud Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 August 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 London region featuring Cloud Engineer in the job title.

1 281 (66.43%) AWS
2 249 (58.87%) Azure
3 234 (55.32%) DevOps
4 181 (42.79%) Python
5 154 (36.41%) Terraform
6 123 (29.08%) Ansible
7 115 (27.19%) GCP
8 104 (24.59%) Linux
9 100 (23.64%) Windows
10 87 (20.57%) Finance
11 80 (18.91%) Microsoft
12 79 (18.68%) Kubernetes
13 77 (18.20%) Docker
14 75 (17.73%) Cloud Native
15 73 (17.26%) Java
16 72 (17.02%) Degree
16 72 (17.02%) Public Cloud
17 65 (15.37%) Infrastructure as Code
18 63 (14.89%) IaaS
19 62 (14.66%) Google
20 60 (14.18%) Agile Software Development
20 60 (14.18%) Jenkins
21 55 (13.00%) SQL Server
22 52 (12.29%) PowerShell
23 51 (12.06%) Serverless
24 49 (11.58%) Firewall
25 48 (11.35%) VMware
26 47 (11.11%) Active Directory
27 46 (10.87%) Scala
27 46 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 26 (6.15%) Apache Spark
2 20 (4.73%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (3.31%) Apache Airflow
4 12 (2.84%) SharePoint
5 9 (2.13%) Apache
6 8 (1.89%) MS Exchange
7 6 (1.42%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.95%) Jupyter
8 4 (0.95%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.47%) IIS
10 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.24%) CMS
10 1 (0.24%) Confluence
10 1 (0.24%) Drupal
10 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.47%) Gliffy
2 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.47%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.24%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 281 (66.43%) AWS
2 249 (58.87%) Azure
3 115 (27.19%) GCP
4 63 (14.89%) IaaS
5 51 (12.06%) Serverless
6 44 (10.40%) AWS CloudFormation
7 39 (9.22%) Azure Active Directory
8 35 (8.27%) Office 365
9 25 (5.91%) Amazon GuardDuty
9 25 (5.91%) PaaS
10 21 (4.96%) Amazon S3
10 21 (4.96%) SaaS
11 20 (4.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 17 (4.02%) Amazon EC2
12 17 (4.02%) AWS Lambda
12 17 (4.02%) GitHub
13 16 (3.78%) Cloud Computing
13 16 (3.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 12 (2.84%) Azure Functions
15 10 (2.36%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 49 (11.58%) Firewall
2 30 (7.09%) DNS
2 30 (7.09%) VPN
3 22 (5.20%) SAN
4 21 (4.96%) Network Security
5 17 (4.02%) TCP/IP
6 14 (3.31%) Internet
6 14 (3.31%) WAN
7 9 (2.13%) Cisco ISE
8 8 (1.89%) NetScaler
9 7 (1.65%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (1.65%) DHCP
9 7 (1.65%) HTTP
9 7 (1.65%) MPLS
10 6 (1.42%) Wireless
11 5 (1.18%) IPsec
11 5 (1.18%) LAN
11 5 (1.18%) Skype
11 5 (1.18%) SMTP
11 5 (1.18%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (13.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (7.57%) Big Data
3 14 (3.31%) NoSQL
4 13 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (1.89%) BigQuery
6 8 (1.89%) Data Lake
6 8 (1.89%) Hadoop
6 8 (1.89%) Snowflake Schema
7 6 (1.42%) Power BI
8 5 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (1.18%) Cosmos DB
8 5 (1.18%) Looker
8 5 (1.18%) MySQL
9 4 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.95%) Apache Hive
9 4 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (0.95%) OLAP
9 4 (0.95%) OLTP
9 4 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 60 (14.18%) Jenkins
2 40 (9.46%) Git (software)
3 26 (6.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 21 (4.96%) TeamCity
5 19 (4.49%) GitLab
6 18 (4.26%) Octopus Deploy
7 12 (2.84%) Bitbucket
8 11 (2.60%) JIRA
9 8 (1.89%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (0.95%) Artifactory
10 4 (0.95%) Flyway
10 4 (0.95%) Liquibase
10 4 (0.95%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (0.71%) Gerrit
11 3 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.47%) CircleCI
13 1 (0.24%) Travis CI
General
1 87 (20.57%) Finance
2 35 (8.27%) Banking
3 20 (4.73%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.55%) Retail
5 12 (2.84%) Advertising
6 6 (1.42%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.42%) Marketing
7 5 (1.18%) Public Sector
8 3 (0.71%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.71%) Law
9 2 (0.47%) Billing
9 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.24%) Games
10 1 (0.24%) Legal
10 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (7.33%) Kafka
2 20 (4.73%) .NET
3 18 (4.26%) Node.js
4 15 (3.55%) Web Services
5 6 (1.42%) .NET Core
5 6 (1.42%) Elastic Stack
5 6 (1.42%) JSON
6 5 (1.18%) .NET Framework
6 5 (1.18%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (1.18%) REST
6 5 (1.18%) YAML
7 4 (0.95%) ADO
7 4 (0.95%) Apache NiFi
7 4 (0.95%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.95%) Celery
7 4 (0.95%) CSS
7 4 (0.95%) HTML
7 4 (0.95%) PySpark
7 4 (0.95%) Spark Streaming
7 4 (0.95%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 75 (17.73%) Cloud Native
2 72 (17.02%) Public Cloud
3 28 (6.62%) Private Cloud
4 19 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.84%) Data Centre
6 11 (2.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 11 (2.60%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (1.89%) Derivative
7 8 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (1.42%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.18%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.18%) PKI
10 4 (0.95%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (0.95%) PMI
11 3 (0.71%) Clustering
11 3 (0.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 104 (24.59%) Linux
2 100 (23.64%) Windows
3 28 (6.62%) Windows Server
4 17 (4.02%) Windows 10
5 16 (3.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (3.78%) Windows Server 2016
6 9 (2.13%) Unix
6 9 (2.13%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.42%) Windows Server 2019
8 4 (0.95%) VMS
9 3 (0.71%) CoreOS
9 3 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.71%) zOS
10 2 (0.47%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.47%) Solaris
11 1 (0.24%) Android
11 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.24%) CentOS
11 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (55.32%) DevOps
2 65 (15.37%) Infrastructure as Code
3 60 (14.18%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 41 (9.69%) Fintech
6 40 (9.46%) Security Architecture
7 38 (8.98%) Analytics
8 36 (8.51%) Data Security
9 31 (7.33%) Migration
10 27 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (6.38%) Deployment Automation
11 26 (6.15%) Computer Science
12 24 (5.67%) Cybersecurity
12 24 (5.67%) Data Protection
13 23 (5.44%) Configuration Management
13 23 (5.44%) Problem-Solving
14 22 (5.20%) Microservices
15 21 (4.96%) Cloud Operations
15 21 (4.96%) TDD
16 20 (4.73%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 181 (42.79%) Python
2 73 (17.26%) Java
3 52 (12.29%) PowerShell
4 46 (10.87%) Scala
5 45 (10.64%) Go
6 40 (9.46%) SQL
7 38 (8.98%) JavaScript
8 35 (8.27%) Bash Shell
9 32 (7.57%) Ruby
10 29 (6.86%) Groovy
11 11 (2.60%) C#
11 11 (2.60%) Shell Script
12 10 (2.36%) R
13 5 (1.18%) PHP
14 4 (0.95%) C
15 3 (0.71%) Perl
16 2 (0.47%) C++
16 2 (0.47%) Java 8
16 2 (0.47%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 72 (17.02%) Degree
2 34 (8.04%) AWS Certification
3 23 (5.44%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (4.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (2.13%) CCNA
6 8 (1.89%) CCIE
6 8 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.89%) Security Cleared
7 6 (1.42%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.95%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 4 (0.95%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.95%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.71%) CISSP
9 3 (0.71%) MCSE
10 2 (0.47%) MCP
10 2 (0.47%) RHCE
11 1 (0.24%) CCNP
11 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.24%) MCSA
11 1 (0.24%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.89%) GDPR
1 8 (1.89%) SLA
2 6 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.18%) COBIT
4 3 (0.71%) QA
5 2 (0.47%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.24%) NIST
System Software
1 77 (18.20%) Docker
2 47 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 36 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (7.57%) Hyper-V
5 12 (2.84%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (2.36%) VMware NSX
7 6 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (1.42%) vSphere
8 5 (1.18%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.95%) HDFS
10 3 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.71%) XenApp
11 2 (0.47%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 2 (0.47%) Xen
11 2 (0.47%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.24%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 154 (36.41%) Terraform
2 123 (29.08%) Ansible
3 79 (18.68%) Kubernetes
4 34 (8.04%) Puppet
5 28 (6.62%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (3.07%) Microsoft Intune
7 10 (2.36%) Kibana
8 7 (1.65%) Nagios
8 7 (1.65%) SCCM
9 6 (1.42%) Grafana
9 6 (1.42%) ZABBIX
10 5 (1.18%) Consul
10 5 (1.18%) HP Data Protector
10 5 (1.18%) Prometheus
10 5 (1.18%) vCenter Server
11 4 (0.95%) Hadoop YARN
11 4 (0.95%) Oozie
11 4 (0.95%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Clustering
12 3 (0.71%) Salt
Vendors
1 80 (18.91%) Microsoft
2 62 (14.66%) Google
3 48 (11.35%) VMware
4 30 (7.09%) Cisco
5 20 (4.73%) Citrix
6 17 (4.02%) Splunk
7 16 (3.78%) Oracle
8 13 (3.07%) F5
9 12 (2.84%) EMC
9 12 (2.84%) Hitachi
10 11 (2.60%) Juniper
10 11 (2.60%) Palo Alto
11 10 (2.36%) Fortinet
11 10 (2.36%) Red Hat
12 8 (1.89%) CheckPoint
12 8 (1.89%) Dell
12 8 (1.89%) DoubleClick
12 8 (1.89%) NetScout
13 7 (1.65%) HP
13 7 (1.65%) Sun