Period
to 19 September 2021

The median annual salary for a Cloud Engineer was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 259 207 238
Rank change year-on-year -52 +31 +152
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 692 340 802
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.43% 1.66% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 1.77% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 577 262 643
10th Percentile £47,500 £45,750 £46,250
25th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £75,750 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.29% +8.21% +7.69%
75th Percentile £88,750 £90,938 £85,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +6.38%

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 43,291 19,176 53,251
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.33% 93.42% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 29,644 16,056 43,850
10th Percentile £40,263 £41,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £69,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +0.72% +11.20% +4.17%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £106,250 £97,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year - +6.80% +3.00%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -11 107 £80,000 - 44
West London -38 38 £65,000 +40.54% 14
South London -17 14 £65,000 -10.34% 4
East London -9 7 £75,000 +3.45% 8
North London - 1 £45,000 - 2
Cloud Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 425 (61.42%) Azure
2 378 (54.62%) AWS
3 376 (54.34%) DevOps
4 292 (42.20%) Python
5 284 (41.04%) Terraform
6 271 (39.16%) Kubernetes
7 211 (30.49%) GCP
8 203 (29.34%) Infrastructure as Code
9 202 (29.19%) Docker
10 156 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
11 152 (21.97%) Finance
12 150 (21.68%) Microsoft
13 147 (21.24%) PowerShell
14 135 (19.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 127 (18.35%) Serverless
16 126 (18.21%) Java
17 123 (17.77%) Social Skills
18 121 (17.49%) Software Engineering
19 117 (16.91%) Windows
20 114 (16.47%) Google
21 111 (16.04%) Linux
22 109 (15.75%) Bash Shell
23 98 (14.16%) SQL
24 97 (14.02%) Ansible
24 97 (14.02%) Microservices
25 90 (13.01%) SaaS
26 89 (12.86%) Jenkins
26 89 (12.86%) AWS CloudFormation
27 86 (12.43%) Go
28 83 (11.99%) Active Directory

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 28 (4.05%) Apache Spark
2 22 (3.18%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (2.31%) SharePoint
4 13 (1.88%) MS Exchange
5 12 (1.73%) Apache
6 11 (1.59%) IIS
7 9 (1.30%) Confluence
8 7 (1.01%) Drupal
8 7 (1.01%) nginx
8 7 (1.01%) WordPress
9 5 (0.72%) Apache Airflow
10 3 (0.43%) Luigi
11 1 (0.14%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.14%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.14%) Ethereum
11 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.14%) Revit
Business Applications
1 7 (1.01%) Magento
2 1 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.14%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 425 (61.42%) Azure
2 378 (54.62%) AWS
3 211 (30.49%) GCP
4 127 (18.35%) Serverless
5 90 (13.01%) SaaS
6 89 (12.86%) AWS CloudFormation
7 77 (11.13%) IaaS
8 67 (9.68%) PaaS
9 58 (8.38%) Microsoft 365
10 53 (7.66%) Azure Active Directory
11 48 (6.94%) Amazon ECS
12 39 (5.64%) AWS Lambda
13 32 (4.62%) GitHub
14 30 (4.34%) Amazon EC2
14 30 (4.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 27 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
16 24 (3.47%) Amazon S3
16 24 (3.47%) Azure Cosmos DB
17 23 (3.32%) Amazon EKS
18 18 (2.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 64 (9.25%) Firewall
2 36 (5.20%) VPN
3 25 (3.61%) DNS
3 25 (3.61%) TCP/IP
4 22 (3.18%) SAN
5 19 (2.75%) Network Security
6 15 (2.17%) SSL
7 11 (1.59%) DHCP
7 11 (1.59%) NAS
8 10 (1.45%) Broadband
8 10 (1.45%) NetScaler
8 10 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (1.30%) HTTP
9 9 (1.30%) Internet
10 5 (0.72%) MPLS
10 5 (0.72%) VLAN
11 4 (0.58%) LAN
12 3 (0.43%) BGP
12 3 (0.43%) OSPF
12 3 (0.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (6.65%) SQL Server
2 37 (5.35%) Amazon RDS
3 34 (4.91%) NoSQL
4 31 (4.48%) Big Data
5 21 (3.03%) MySQL
5 21 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (2.46%) Hadoop
6 17 (2.46%) Relational Database
7 15 (2.17%) Amazon Redshift
8 13 (1.88%) Azure SQL Database
9 12 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (1.59%) Data Lake
11 9 (1.30%) BigQuery
11 9 (1.30%) Tableau
12 7 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 7 (1.01%) Redis
12 7 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (0.87%) Power BI
13 6 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (0.72%) Looker
Development Applications
1 89 (12.86%) Jenkins
2 73 (10.55%) GitLab
3 44 (6.36%) Git (software)
4 38 (5.49%) JIRA
5 31 (4.48%) Artifactory
6 28 (4.05%) CircleCI
7 22 (3.18%) TeamCity
8 18 (2.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 18 (2.60%) Travis CI
9 14 (2.02%) Octopus Deploy
10 12 (1.73%) Sonatype Nexus
11 10 (1.45%) Bitbucket
12 5 (0.72%) Cucumber
12 5 (0.72%) SonarQube
12 5 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
13 4 (0.58%) MSBuild
14 3 (0.43%) MLflow
14 3 (0.43%) Selenium
14 3 (0.43%) Snyk
14 3 (0.43%) Spinnaker
General
1 152 (21.97%) Finance
2 123 (17.77%) Social Skills
3 34 (4.91%) Banking
4 27 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (3.61%) Public Sector
6 18 (2.60%) Automotive
6 18 (2.60%) Retail
7 11 (1.59%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.30%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.01%) Games
9 7 (1.01%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.87%) Presentation Skills
11 5 (0.72%) Documentation Skills
12 4 (0.58%) Advertising
12 4 (0.58%) Billing
12 4 (0.58%) Electronics
12 4 (0.58%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.58%) Marketing
13 2 (0.29%) Law
13 2 (0.29%) Organisational Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (8.53%) Web Services
2 48 (6.94%) .NET
3 30 (4.34%) Node.js
4 25 (3.61%) Kafka
5 20 (2.89%) Elastic Stack
5 20 (2.89%) JSON
6 17 (2.46%) React
7 16 (2.31%) AngularJS
7 16 (2.31%) YAML
8 13 (1.88%) Django
9 11 (1.59%) .NET Core
9 11 (1.59%) REST
10 10 (1.45%) ARM Templates
11 8 (1.16%) Spring
12 7 (1.01%) .NET Framework
12 7 (1.01%) GraphQL
13 6 (0.87%) Entity Framework
13 6 (0.87%) HTML
14 5 (0.72%) CSS
14 5 (0.72%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 83 (11.99%) Cloud Native
2 57 (8.24%) Greenfield Project
3 48 (6.94%) Public Cloud
4 26 (3.76%) Hybrid Cloud
5 21 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
5 21 (3.03%) NHS
6 20 (2.89%) Virtual Team
7 18 (2.60%) Clustering
7 18 (2.60%) Data Centre
7 18 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (2.46%) Replication
9 15 (2.17%) Data Structures
10 13 (1.88%) Self-Motivation
11 12 (1.73%) Algorithms
11 12 (1.73%) Management Information System
11 12 (1.73%) Private Cloud
12 10 (1.45%) Enterprise Storage
12 10 (1.45%) PKI
13 8 (1.16%) LIMS
13 8 (1.16%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 117 (16.91%) Windows
2 111 (16.04%) Linux
3 46 (6.65%) Windows Server
4 33 (4.77%) Windows 10
5 21 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (3.03%) Unix
6 16 (2.31%) VMS
7 11 (1.59%) Debian
8 10 (1.45%) CentOS
9 7 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.58%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.43%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2019
12 2 (0.29%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (54.34%) DevOps
2 203 (29.34%) Infrastructure as Code
3 156 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
4 135 (19.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 121 (17.49%) Software Engineering
6 97 (14.02%) Microservices
7 69 (9.97%) Migration
8 67 (9.68%) Computer Science
9 66 (9.54%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 61 (8.82%) Deployment Automation
11 57 (8.24%) Cybersecurity
11 57 (8.24%) Full Stack Development
12 53 (7.66%) Configuration Management
13 49 (7.08%) Observability
14 42 (6.07%) Asset Management
14 42 (6.07%) Continuous Improvement
14 42 (6.07%) Software Deployment
15 41 (5.92%) Problem-Solving
16 38 (5.49%) Continuous Delivery
17 34 (4.91%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 292 (42.20%) Python
2 147 (21.24%) PowerShell
3 126 (18.21%) Java
4 109 (15.75%) Bash Shell
5 98 (14.16%) SQL
6 86 (12.43%) Go
7 51 (7.37%) JavaScript
8 46 (6.65%) C#
9 26 (3.76%) Scala
10 21 (3.03%) T-SQL
11 15 (2.17%) TypeScript
12 13 (1.88%) Ruby
13 12 (1.73%) C++
14 9 (1.30%) Groovy
15 8 (1.16%) Kotlin
15 8 (1.16%) PHP
15 8 (1.16%) R
16 5 (0.72%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.72%) VBScript
17 3 (0.43%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 72 (10.40%) Degree
2 32 (4.62%) AWS Certification
3 24 (3.47%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (1.88%) Security Cleared
6 12 (1.73%) SC Cleared
7 11 (1.59%) Master's Degree
8 10 (1.45%) CISSP
9 8 (1.16%) CCNA
10 7 (1.01%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 7 (1.01%) GIAC
11 6 (0.87%) CCSP
11 6 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.58%) CCNP
13 2 (0.29%) CCDA
13 2 (0.29%) GCIA
13 2 (0.29%) GCIH
13 2 (0.29%) GSEC
13 2 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.29%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.46%) GRC
2 15 (2.17%) QA
3 9 (1.30%) NIST
4 8 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.87%) PMO
6 5 (0.72%) GDPR
7 4 (0.58%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.29%) NCSC
9 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.14%) SLA
9 1 (0.14%) SOC 2
System Software
1 202 (29.19%) Docker
2 83 (11.99%) Active Directory
3 35 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (4.19%) vSphere
5 18 (2.60%) Virtual Desktop
6 14 (2.02%) Hyper-V
6 14 (2.02%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (1.45%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.87%) vCloud
9 4 (0.58%) iptables
9 4 (0.58%) LXC
10 3 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.14%) HDFS
12 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 284 (41.04%) Terraform
2 271 (39.16%) Kubernetes
3 97 (14.02%) Ansible
4 56 (8.09%) Prometheus
5 51 (7.37%) Grafana
6 36 (5.20%) Puppet
7 33 (4.77%) Microsoft Intune
8 26 (3.76%) Opscode Chef
9 19 (2.75%) SCCM
10 12 (1.73%) Rancher
11 10 (1.45%) AirWatch
12 7 (1.01%) Failover Clustering
12 7 (1.01%) Istio
13 6 (0.87%) logstash
14 5 (0.72%) CASB
15 4 (0.58%) Consul
15 4 (0.58%) Packer
15 4 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
16 2 (0.29%) Kibana
16 2 (0.29%) Knative
Vendors
1 150 (21.68%) Microsoft
2 114 (16.47%) Google
3 62 (8.96%) VMware
4 24 (3.47%) Cisco
5 21 (3.03%) Oracle
6 20 (2.89%) 3PAR
7 19 (2.75%) Red Hat
8 18 (2.60%) Citrix
9 16 (2.31%) Atlassian
10 15 (2.17%) Splunk
11 14 (2.02%) Palo Alto
12 13 (1.88%) Meraki
13 10 (1.45%) Apple
13 10 (1.45%) Brocade
13 10 (1.45%) Nimble Storage
13 10 (1.45%) Scality
14 9 (1.30%) CommVault
14 9 (1.30%) Zerto
15 8 (1.16%) Confluent
16 7 (1.01%) Xamarin