Period
to 28 October 2020

The median annual salary for a Cloud Engineer was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 28 October 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
28 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 219 258 379
Rank change year-on-year +39 +121 +72
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 289 745 544
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.45% 1.36% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 1.44% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 249 663 457
Median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £45,750 £45,020 £47,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £99,500 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% - +9.09%

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 18,642 51,914 64,346
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.53% 94.98% 95.21%
Number of salaries quoted 15,614 42,323 52,576
Median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £41,500 £35,000 £33,000
90th Percentile £103,750 £97,500 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,963 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.84% +3.93% -

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 28 October 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 28 October 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 +42 47 £72,500 +7.41% 10
South London +55 16 £72,500 +45.00% 3
West London +57 9 £70,000 +12.00% 8
East London +32 8 £72,500 +9.43% 3
North London +34 1 £45,000 -35.71% 1
Cloud Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 October 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.

1 185 (64.01%) AWS
2 170 (58.82%) DevOps
3 157 (54.33%) Azure
4 108 (37.37%) Python
5 93 (32.18%) Terraform
6 80 (27.68%) GCP
7 79 (27.34%) Linux
8 77 (26.64%) Ansible
9 65 (22.49%) Windows
9 65 (22.49%) Agile Software Development
10 63 (21.80%) Docker
10 63 (21.80%) Kubernetes
11 59 (20.42%) Microsoft
11 59 (20.42%) Finance
12 55 (19.03%) Google
12 55 (19.03%) Infrastructure as Code
13 49 (16.96%) Cloud Native
13 49 (16.96%) Public Cloud
14 46 (15.92%) Java
15 42 (14.53%) Firewall
16 39 (13.49%) Jenkins
17 36 (12.46%) SQL Server
18 35 (12.11%) Active Directory
18 35 (12.11%) Degree
19 33 (11.42%) VPN
20 32 (11.07%) Office 365
21 30 (10.38%) Fintech
22 29 (10.03%) Serverless
22 29 (10.03%) IaaS
23 28 (9.69%) Windows Server

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 15 (5.19%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (4.50%) Apache Spark
3 11 (3.81%) Skype for Business
4 8 (2.77%) MS Exchange
5 7 (2.42%) Apache
6 5 (1.73%) IIS
6 5 (1.73%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.38%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.04%) Anypoint
9 2 (0.69%) Apache Airflow
9 2 (0.69%) Confluence
10 1 (0.35%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.35%) nginx
10 1 (0.35%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (2.42%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 185 (64.01%) AWS
2 157 (54.33%) Azure
3 80 (27.68%) GCP
4 32 (11.07%) Office 365
5 29 (10.03%) IaaS
5 29 (10.03%) Serverless
6 22 (7.61%) GitHub
7 20 (6.92%) Azure Active Directory
8 16 (5.54%) AWS CloudFormation
9 15 (5.19%) Amazon GuardDuty
10 13 (4.50%) Amazon S3
10 13 (4.50%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (4.15%) PaaS
11 12 (4.15%) SaaS
11 12 (4.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 11 (3.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 10 (3.46%) AWS Lambda
14 9 (3.11%) Azure Functions
15 8 (2.77%) Azure ExpressRoute
16 7 (2.42%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (14.53%) Firewall
2 33 (11.42%) VPN
3 27 (9.34%) Network Security
4 24 (8.30%) DNS
5 23 (7.96%) SAN
6 14 (4.84%) WAN
7 12 (4.15%) TCP/IP
8 10 (3.46%) LAN
9 8 (2.77%) DHCP
10 7 (2.42%) NetScaler
11 6 (2.08%) MPLS
11 6 (2.08%) Unified Communications
12 5 (1.73%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (1.73%) HTTP
12 5 (1.73%) Internet
12 5 (1.73%) PBX
12 5 (1.73%) Skype
13 4 (1.38%) Cisco ISE
13 4 (1.38%) IPsec
14 3 (1.04%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (12.46%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.23%) Big Data
3 14 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (3.46%) Amazon RDS
5 9 (3.11%) BigQuery
6 6 (2.08%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.38%) Data Lake
7 4 (1.38%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.38%) MySQL
7 4 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.38%) Redis
7 4 (1.38%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.38%) Snowflake Schema
7 4 (1.38%) Tableau
8 3 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (1.04%) Blockchain
8 3 (1.04%) Power BI
9 2 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.69%) Electronic Patient Records
10 1 (0.35%) Looker
Development Applications
1 39 (13.49%) Jenkins
2 26 (9.00%) Git (software)
3 23 (7.96%) GitLab
4 16 (5.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 13 (4.50%) TeamCity
6 12 (4.15%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (2.08%) JIRA
7 6 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (1.04%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.04%) Burp Suite
8 3 (1.04%) Subversion
8 3 (1.04%) Travis CI
9 2 (0.69%) Maven
9 2 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.35%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 59 (20.42%) Finance
2 22 (7.61%) Banking
3 12 (4.15%) Retail
3 12 (4.15%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.77%) Advertising
5 5 (1.73%) Games
5 5 (1.73%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.73%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.73%) Marketing
6 3 (1.04%) Electronics
6 3 (1.04%) Law
6 3 (1.04%) Public Sector
7 2 (0.69%) Front Office
8 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.88%) Web Services
2 11 (3.81%) Kafka
3 9 (3.11%) .NET
4 5 (1.73%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (1.73%) Node.js
5 4 (1.38%) Celery
5 4 (1.38%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (1.38%) Spring
5 4 (1.38%) Swagger
5 4 (1.38%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (1.04%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.04%) React
7 2 (0.69%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.69%) Entity Framework
7 2 (0.69%) LAMP
7 2 (0.69%) Middleware
7 2 (0.69%) SAML
7 2 (0.69%) Spring Boot
7 2 (0.69%) TensorFlow
7 2 (0.69%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 49 (16.96%) Cloud Native
1 49 (16.96%) Public Cloud
2 13 (4.50%) Data Centre
3 8 (2.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 8 (2.77%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.42%) Private Cloud
5 6 (2.08%) Derivative
5 6 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.08%) PKI
5 6 (2.08%) Replication
6 5 (1.73%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.73%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.73%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.38%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (1.38%) User Experience
8 3 (1.04%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (0.69%) Equities
9 2 (0.69%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 79 (27.34%) Linux
2 65 (22.49%) Windows
3 28 (9.69%) Windows Server
4 15 (5.19%) Windows 10
5 14 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (3.81%) Windows 7
7 10 (3.46%) Windows Server 2016
8 8 (2.77%) Mac OS X
9 6 (2.08%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.73%) Unix
10 5 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (1.38%) Windows Server 2019
12 2 (0.69%) CoreOS
12 2 (0.69%) Debian
12 2 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.69%) zOS
13 1 (0.35%) CentOS
13 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (58.82%) DevOps
2 65 (22.49%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (19.03%) Infrastructure as Code
4 30 (10.38%) Fintech
5 28 (9.69%) TDD
6 25 (8.65%) Security Architecture
7 24 (8.30%) Continuous Improvement
7 24 (8.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 23 (7.96%) Analytics
8 23 (7.96%) Data Security
8 23 (7.96%) Test Automation
9 22 (7.61%) Cybersecurity
9 22 (7.61%) Software Engineering
10 21 (7.27%) Deployment Automation
11 20 (6.92%) Computer Science
12 19 (6.57%) Configuration Management
12 19 (6.57%) Problem-Solving
13 18 (6.23%) Load Balancing
14 16 (5.54%) Business Continuity
14 16 (5.54%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 108 (37.37%) Python
2 46 (15.92%) Java
3 28 (9.69%) PowerShell
4 27 (9.34%) SQL
5 24 (8.30%) Go
6 23 (7.96%) Bash Shell
7 22 (7.61%) JavaScript
7 22 (7.61%) Ruby
8 15 (5.19%) Scala
9 8 (2.77%) Groovy
10 7 (2.42%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.38%) C#
11 4 (1.38%) Java 8
12 3 (1.04%) PHP
13 2 (0.69%) C
13 2 (0.69%) C++
13 2 (0.69%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.35%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.35%) Perl
14 1 (0.35%) R
Qualifications
1 35 (12.11%) Degree
2 17 (5.88%) AWS Certification
2 17 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (4.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (3.81%) Security Cleared
5 10 (3.46%) CCNA
5 10 (3.46%) SC Cleared
6 6 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (1.38%) CCIE
7 4 (1.38%) MCSE
8 3 (1.04%) CCNP
8 3 (1.04%) CISSP
8 3 (1.04%) OSCE
8 3 (1.04%) OSCP
8 3 (1.04%) RHCE
9 2 (0.69%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.69%) MCP
9 2 (0.69%) SSCP
10 1 (0.35%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.54%) SLA
2 12 (4.15%) GDPR
2 12 (4.15%) PCI DSS
3 8 (2.77%) NIST
4 6 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.69%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.69%) EMIR
5 2 (0.69%) MiFID
6 1 (0.35%) COBIT
6 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 63 (21.80%) Docker
2 35 (12.11%) Active Directory
3 13 (4.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (3.46%) Hyper-V
5 9 (3.11%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.38%) VMware NSX
7 4 (1.38%) vSphere
8 2 (0.69%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 2 (0.69%) Xen
8 2 (0.69%) XenApp
8 2 (0.69%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.35%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.35%) Firmware
9 1 (0.35%) KVM
9 1 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 93 (32.18%) Terraform
2 77 (26.64%) Ansible
3 63 (21.80%) Kubernetes
4 21 (7.27%) Puppet
5 18 (6.23%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (4.15%) Prometheus
7 9 (3.11%) Kibana
7 9 (3.11%) Microsoft Intune
8 8 (2.77%) Grafana
9 7 (2.42%) Nagios
10 6 (2.08%) Backup Exec
11 5 (1.73%) HP Data Protector
11 5 (1.73%) SCCM
11 5 (1.73%) ZABBIX
12 4 (1.38%) Consul
13 3 (1.04%) linkerd
14 2 (0.69%) Salt
14 2 (0.69%) Scalr
14 2 (0.69%) vCenter Server
15 1 (0.35%) Iperf
Vendors
1 59 (20.42%) Microsoft
2 55 (19.03%) Google
3 25 (8.65%) VMware
4 21 (7.27%) Cisco
5 15 (5.19%) Citrix
6 12 (4.15%) EMC
6 12 (4.15%) Hitachi
7 11 (3.81%) CheckPoint
7 11 (3.81%) Dell
7 11 (3.81%) HP
8 7 (2.42%) DoubleClick
8 7 (2.42%) Meraki
8 7 (2.42%) Palo Alto
9 6 (2.08%) Asigra
9 6 (2.08%) NetApp
9 6 (2.08%) Oracle
9 6 (2.08%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.08%) SolarWinds
9 6 (2.08%) Splunk
9 6 (2.08%) Veeam