Period
to 22 January 2022

The median annual salary for a Cloud Engineer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

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
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 243 225 276
Rank change year-on-year -18 +51 +90
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 799 346 604
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.56% 1.44% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 1.54% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 599 277 460
10th Percentile £51,250 £46,050 £49,750
25th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £69,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +0.72% +2.96%
75th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £95,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -

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 46,514 22,462 48,690
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.10% 93.43% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 32,054 19,056 39,899
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £101,250 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +1.94%

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 22 January 2022.

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 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +15 109 £75,000 +3.45% 44
West London -41 33 £67,500 +3.85% 8
South London -9 25 £65,000 -10.34% 4
East London -34 6 £90,000 +24.14% 7
Cloud Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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.

1 514 (64.33%) AWS
2 504 (63.08%) Azure
3 466 (58.32%) DevOps
4 376 (47.06%) Terraform
5 353 (44.18%) Python
6 307 (38.42%) Kubernetes
7 306 (38.30%) CI/CD
8 260 (32.54%) GCP
9 257 (32.17%) Infrastructure as Code
10 237 (29.66%) Linux
11 225 (28.16%) Docker
12 205 (25.66%) Ansible
13 200 (25.03%) Agile Software Development
14 183 (22.90%) Finance
15 175 (21.90%) Serverless
16 170 (21.28%) Microsoft
17 155 (19.40%) Java
18 149 (18.65%) Google
19 136 (17.02%) PowerShell
20 131 (16.40%) AWS CloudFormation
21 130 (16.27%) Bash
22 125 (15.64%) Migration
23 121 (15.14%) Jenkins
23 121 (15.14%) Social Skills
24 119 (14.89%) SQL
25 114 (14.27%) Microservices
26 111 (13.89%) Windows
27 108 (13.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
28 103 (12.89%) Cloud Native
29 96 (12.02%) Go

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 40 (5.01%) Apache Spark
2 33 (4.13%) MS Exchange
3 31 (3.88%) SharePoint
4 22 (2.75%) Elasticsearch
5 21 (2.63%) Confluence
6 15 (1.88%) Apache
7 10 (1.25%) IIS
8 4 (0.50%) Apache Airflow
8 4 (0.50%) nginx
8 4 (0.50%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.50%) WordPress
9 3 (0.38%) SAS
10 1 (0.13%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (0.38%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.38%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.13%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 514 (64.33%) AWS
2 504 (63.08%) Azure
3 260 (32.54%) GCP
4 175 (21.90%) Serverless
5 131 (16.40%) AWS CloudFormation
6 83 (10.39%) IaaS
7 74 (9.26%) Azure Active Directory
8 72 (9.01%) PaaS
9 71 (8.89%) Microsoft 365
10 67 (8.39%) AWS Lambda
11 53 (6.63%) SaaS
12 50 (6.26%) Amazon EKS
13 48 (6.01%) Amazon ECS
14 47 (5.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 46 (5.76%) Cloud Computing
16 43 (5.38%) Amazon S3
17 38 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 37 (4.63%) GitHub
19 35 (4.38%) Amazon EC2
19 35 (4.38%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 67 (8.39%) Firewall
2 37 (4.63%) DNS
2 37 (4.63%) Network Security
3 31 (3.88%) SSL
4 22 (2.75%) Cisco IPT
4 22 (2.75%) TCP/IP
5 16 (2.00%) VPN
5 16 (2.00%) WAN
6 12 (1.50%) BGP
6 12 (1.50%) Software-Defined Networking
7 11 (1.38%) EIGRP
7 11 (1.38%) HTTP
7 11 (1.38%) OSPF
7 11 (1.38%) SD-WAN
8 8 (1.00%) NAS
8 8 (1.00%) SAN
8 8 (1.00%) SSH
9 6 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (0.75%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (0.75%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (6.26%) SQL Server
2 44 (5.51%) Data Lake
3 43 (5.38%) Amazon RDS
4 42 (5.26%) Big Data
5 39 (4.88%) MongoDB
6 34 (4.26%) Amazon Redshift
7 31 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
8 30 (3.75%) NoSQL
9 27 (3.38%) Relational Database
10 24 (3.00%) Azure SQL Database
11 19 (2.38%) MySQL
12 15 (1.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 15 (1.88%) Dremio
13 13 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
14 12 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (1.50%) Hadoop
15 9 (1.13%) Apache Hive
15 9 (1.13%) BigQuery
15 9 (1.13%) Redis
16 8 (1.00%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 121 (15.14%) Jenkins
2 77 (9.64%) GitLab
3 56 (7.01%) Git (software)
4 52 (6.51%) JIRA
5 33 (4.13%) Artifactory
6 22 (2.75%) Bitbucket
7 19 (2.38%) TeamCity
8 18 (2.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 15 (1.88%) Octopus Deploy
10 14 (1.75%) CircleCI
10 14 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
11 9 (1.13%) Burp Suite
12 7 (0.88%) Codeship
12 7 (0.88%) Cucumber
13 6 (0.75%) git-flow
13 6 (0.75%) Travis CI
14 5 (0.63%) kappa
14 5 (0.63%) Spinnaker
15 3 (0.38%) MLflow
15 3 (0.38%) SpecFlow
General
1 183 (22.90%) Finance
2 121 (15.14%) Social Skills
3 44 (5.51%) Retail
4 39 (4.88%) Banking
5 27 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (2.63%) Automotive
7 11 (1.38%) Public Sector
8 10 (1.25%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.00%) Games
10 6 (0.75%) Documentation Skills
10 6 (0.75%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 6 (0.75%) Marketing
10 6 (0.75%) Presentation Skills
10 6 (0.75%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.63%) Billing
12 4 (0.50%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.50%) Law
13 2 (0.25%) Advertising
14 1 (0.13%) Legal
14 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (8.01%) Kafka
2 59 (7.38%) .NET
3 30 (3.75%) ARM Templates
4 29 (3.63%) JSON
5 27 (3.38%) Node.js
6 25 (3.13%) REST
7 22 (2.75%) YAML
8 21 (2.63%) React
9 15 (1.88%) AngularJS
9 15 (1.88%) Vue.js
10 12 (1.50%) Elastic Stack
11 11 (1.38%) ADO
12 9 (1.13%) .NET Core
12 9 (1.13%) .NET Framework
12 9 (1.13%) Django
12 9 (1.13%) Entity Framework
12 9 (1.13%) RabbitMQ
12 9 (1.13%) Web Services
13 7 (0.88%) HTML
14 6 (0.75%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 103 (12.89%) Cloud Native
2 92 (11.51%) Public Cloud
3 49 (6.13%) Greenfield Project
4 36 (4.51%) Hybrid Cloud
5 31 (3.88%) Clustering
6 25 (3.13%) Private Cloud
7 24 (3.00%) User Experience
8 23 (2.88%) Data Centre
8 23 (2.88%) Enterprise Storage
8 23 (2.88%) PKI
9 22 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
10 21 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
11 14 (1.75%) Blog
11 14 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
12 13 (1.63%) Replication
13 12 (1.50%) Management Information System
14 11 (1.38%) Enterprise Cloud
14 11 (1.38%) Hedge funds
14 11 (1.38%) NHS
15 10 (1.25%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 237 (29.66%) Linux
2 111 (13.89%) Windows
3 40 (5.01%) Windows Server
4 38 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 38 (4.76%) Unix
5 30 (3.75%) Windows 10
6 13 (1.63%) Debian
7 10 (1.25%) VMS
8 9 (1.13%) Kali Linux
9 8 (1.00%) CentOS
10 5 (0.63%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.63%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2016
12 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.13%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 466 (58.32%) DevOps
2 306 (38.30%) CI/CD
3 257 (32.17%) Infrastructure as Code
4 200 (25.03%) Agile Software Development
5 125 (15.64%) Migration
6 114 (14.27%) Microservices
7 108 (13.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 94 (11.76%) Software Engineering
9 83 (10.39%) Configuration Management
10 75 (9.39%) Deployment Automation
11 73 (9.14%) Analytics
12 72 (9.01%) Continuous Improvement
13 67 (8.39%) Observability
13 67 (8.39%) Software Deployment
14 63 (7.88%) Computer Science
15 59 (7.38%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 58 (7.26%) Problem-Solving
17 57 (7.13%) Continuous Integration
18 56 (7.01%) SDLC
19 51 (6.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 353 (44.18%) Python
2 155 (19.40%) Java
3 136 (17.02%) PowerShell
4 130 (16.27%) Bash
5 119 (14.89%) SQL
6 96 (12.02%) Go
7 68 (8.51%) Scala
8 57 (7.13%) JavaScript
9 39 (4.88%) C#
10 19 (2.38%) TypeScript
11 18 (2.25%) Ruby
12 13 (1.63%) Groovy
13 12 (1.50%) C++
14 10 (1.25%) Kotlin
14 10 (1.25%) Shell Script
15 8 (1.00%) T-SQL
16 7 (0.88%) Bicep
16 7 (0.88%) R
17 5 (0.63%) Apple Swift
18 3 (0.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 64 (8.01%) Degree
2 57 (7.13%) AWS Certification
3 43 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (4.51%) Security Cleared
5 35 (4.38%) SC Cleared
6 30 (3.75%) CISSP
7 27 (3.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 25 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
9 17 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (1.50%) Master's Degree
11 11 (1.38%) MCSE
12 9 (1.13%) GIAC
13 7 (0.88%) CCNA
14 6 (0.75%) CCSP
15 5 (0.63%) GCED
16 3 (0.38%) CCNP
16 3 (0.38%) GPPA
16 3 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
17 2 (0.25%) MCSA
17 2 (0.25%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.75%) QA
2 10 (1.25%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.88%) GRC
4 7 (0.88%) NIST
5 5 (0.63%) SLA
6 3 (0.38%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.38%) NCSC
6 3 (0.38%) SOC 2
7 2 (0.25%) GDPR
8 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 225 (28.16%) Docker
2 84 (10.51%) Active Directory
3 25 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (3.13%) vSphere
4 18 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (1.88%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.50%) HDFS
8 2 (0.25%) iptables
8 2 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.13%) Firmware
9 1 (0.13%) KVM
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.13%) vCloud
9 1 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 376 (47.06%) Terraform
2 307 (38.42%) Kubernetes
3 205 (25.66%) Ansible
4 68 (8.51%) Puppet
5 64 (8.01%) Opscode Chef
6 49 (6.13%) Prometheus
7 48 (6.01%) Grafana
8 31 (3.88%) SCCM
9 14 (1.75%) Istio
10 11 (1.38%) Microsoft Intune
11 9 (1.13%) Packer
11 9 (1.13%) Rancher
12 8 (1.00%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 8 (1.00%) Single Sign-On
13 7 (0.88%) PingFederate
14 6 (0.75%) Failover Clustering
15 5 (0.63%) Consul
16 4 (0.50%) logstash
17 3 (0.38%) Hadoop YARN
17 3 (0.38%) Knative
Vendors
1 170 (21.28%) Microsoft
2 149 (18.65%) Google
3 73 (9.14%) VMware
4 37 (4.63%) Red Hat
5 34 (4.26%) Databricks
6 32 (4.01%) Oracle
7 24 (3.00%) Cisco
8 23 (2.88%) 3PAR
8 23 (2.88%) Apple
8 23 (2.88%) Scality
9 18 (2.25%) Splunk
10 14 (1.75%) New Relic
10 14 (1.75%) ServiceNow
11 13 (1.63%) Atlassian
12 12 (1.50%) Palo Alto
13 11 (1.38%) Alibaba
14 10 (1.25%) F5
15 9 (1.13%) Talend
16 8 (1.00%) Citrix
16 8 (1.00%) Okta