Period
to 19 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Cloud Engineer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 381 436 517
Rank change year-on-year +55 +81 +221
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 542 479 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.80% 0.64% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.68% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 437 359 309
London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £47,500 £43,750 £45,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £80,250 £81,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

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 64,796 70,353 74,033
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.30% 94.62% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 52,941 55,043 64,135
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,250 £33,657 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Cloud Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Engineer in London

Cloud Engineer
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cloud Engineer in London.

Salary trend for Cloud Engineer in London

Cloud Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Engineer in London over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

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 October 2018. 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 -13 106 £65,000 +4.00% 26
West London +26 13 £55,000 - 16
East London -5 11 £63,375 +21.88% 9
South London -8 10 £40,000 -20.00% 5
Cloud Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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.

1 384 (70.85%) Amazon AWS
2 322 (59.41%) DevOps
3 281 (51.85%) Python
4 270 (49.82%) Linux
5 231 (42.62%) Microsoft Azure
6 223 (41.14%) Ansible
7 198 (36.53%) Puppet
8 190 (35.06%) Docker
9 184 (33.95%) Agile Software Development
10 147 (27.12%) Finance
11 141 (26.01%) Jenkins
11 141 (26.01%) Opscode Chef
12 132 (24.35%) Bash Shell
13 125 (23.06%) Kubernetes
14 117 (21.59%) Windows
15 113 (20.85%) Configuration Management
16 112 (20.66%) Ruby
17 103 (19.00%) Google Cloud Platform
18 97 (17.90%) Terraform
18 97 (17.90%) VMware
18 97 (17.90%) Java
19 95 (17.53%) Firewall
20 92 (16.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 90 (16.61%) Continuous Integration
22 89 (16.42%) Google
23 74 (13.65%) Continuous Delivery
24 73 (13.47%) AWS CloudFormation
25 72 (13.28%) PowerShell
26 67 (12.36%) Data Centre
27 66 (12.18%) Public Cloud

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 35 (6.46%) Apache
2 24 (4.43%) nginx
2 24 (4.43%) OpenStack
3 20 (3.69%) Apache Spark
3 20 (3.69%) SharePoint
4 17 (3.14%) Tomcat
5 16 (2.95%) Confluence
6 14 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (2.40%) MS Exchange
8 9 (1.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 7 (1.29%) Mule
10 6 (1.11%) CMS
11 5 (0.92%) Drupal
11 5 (0.92%) WordPress
12 4 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
12 4 (0.74%) JBoss
12 4 (0.74%) lighttpd
13 3 (0.55%) Apache Pig
13 3 (0.55%) IIS
14 2 (0.37%) Jetty
Applications
1 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.48%) SAP Hybris
2 5 (0.92%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.55%) Magento
4 1 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.18%) Eikon
4 1 (0.18%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 384 (70.85%) Amazon AWS
2 231 (42.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 103 (19.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 73 (13.47%) AWS CloudFormation
5 44 (8.12%) Office 365
6 35 (6.46%) Serverless
7 32 (5.90%) Amazon EC2
8 30 (5.54%) Cloud Computing
8 30 (5.54%) PaaS
8 30 (5.54%) SaaS
9 28 (5.17%) AWS Lambda
9 28 (5.17%) IaaS
10 27 (4.98%) GitHub
11 24 (4.43%) Amazon S3
12 22 (4.06%) OpenShift
13 20 (3.69%) Route 53
14 19 (3.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 14 (2.58%) Amazon ELB
16 12 (2.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 11 (2.03%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 95 (17.53%) Firewall
2 31 (5.72%) LAN
3 26 (4.80%) DNS
3 26 (4.80%) Internet
4 22 (4.06%) SAN
4 22 (4.06%) VPN
5 14 (2.58%) Network Security
5 14 (2.58%) WAN
6 12 (2.21%) DHCP
6 12 (2.21%) TCP/IP
7 11 (2.03%) VoIP
8 10 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (1.85%) VLAN
9 7 (1.29%) HTTP
10 5 (0.92%) BGP
10 5 (0.92%) Unified Communications
11 4 (0.74%) NAS
11 4 (0.74%) OSPF
11 4 (0.74%) Skype
12 3 (0.55%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (11.62%) Big Data
2 43 (7.93%) MySQL
3 41 (7.56%) SQL Server
4 21 (3.87%) Hadoop
5 20 (3.69%) MongoDB
5 20 (3.69%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (3.51%) Amazon RDS
7 18 (3.32%) Relational Database
8 17 (3.14%) Apache Cassandra
9 16 (2.95%) NoSQL
10 13 (2.40%) MariaDB
10 13 (2.40%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.48%) Amazon Redshift
11 8 (1.48%) Apache Hive
11 8 (1.48%) Blockchain
11 8 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.74%) Redis
12 4 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.55%) HBase
13 3 (0.55%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 141 (26.01%) Jenkins
2 57 (10.52%) Maven
3 55 (10.15%) Git (software)
4 43 (7.93%) JIRA
5 34 (6.27%) Visual Studio Team System
6 32 (5.90%) Ant
6 32 (5.90%) Gradle
7 29 (5.35%) Sonatype Nexus
8 28 (5.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 25 (4.61%) Subversion
10 24 (4.43%) GitLab
11 12 (2.21%) Cucumber
11 12 (2.21%) TeamCity
12 11 (2.03%) Bitbucket
12 11 (2.03%) Hudson
13 10 (1.85%) SonarQube
14 9 (1.66%) FitNesse
14 9 (1.66%) SoapUI
14 9 (1.66%) Vagrant
15 6 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 147 (27.12%) Finance
2 38 (7.01%) Banking
3 34 (6.27%) Financial Institution
4 17 (3.14%) Games
5 16 (2.95%) Marketing
6 15 (2.77%) Investment Banking
7 13 (2.40%) Retail
8 12 (2.21%) Law
9 9 (1.66%) Front Office
9 9 (1.66%) Legal
10 8 (1.48%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.74%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.55%) Billing
12 3 (0.55%) Electronics
13 2 (0.37%) Advertising
14 1 (0.18%) Automotive
14 1 (0.18%) French Language
14 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (11.81%) Web Services
2 43 (7.93%) .NET
3 22 (4.06%) Kafka
3 22 (4.06%) LAMP
4 18 (3.32%) REST
5 15 (2.77%) Middleware
6 14 (2.58%) LEMP Stack
6 14 (2.58%) Node.js
7 9 (1.66%) .NET Core
7 9 (1.66%) Elastic Stack
7 9 (1.66%) Jinja
8 8 (1.48%) JSON
8 8 (1.48%) LDAP
8 8 (1.48%) XML
9 6 (1.11%) HTML
10 5 (0.92%) RESTful
10 5 (0.92%) Spring
11 4 (0.74%) ActiveMQ
11 4 (0.74%) AngularJS
11 4 (0.74%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 67 (12.36%) Data Centre
2 66 (12.18%) Public Cloud
3 35 (6.46%) Hybrid Cloud
4 32 (5.90%) Computer Science
4 32 (5.90%) Enterprise Software
5 29 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (4.43%) Hedge funds
7 23 (4.24%) Fintech
8 21 (3.87%) Self-Motivation
9 20 (3.69%) Linux Command Line
10 18 (3.32%) Cloud Native
10 18 (3.32%) Management Information System
11 14 (2.58%) Greenfield Project
11 14 (2.58%) Private Cloud
12 11 (2.03%) Cyberthreat
12 11 (2.03%) Mobile App
13 7 (1.29%) Blog
14 6 (1.11%) PKI
15 5 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 5 (0.92%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 270 (49.82%) Linux
2 117 (21.59%) Windows
3 54 (9.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 40 (7.38%) Windows Server
5 38 (7.01%) Unix
6 27 (4.98%) Ubuntu
7 22 (4.06%) CentOS
8 13 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (1.85%) Debian
10 9 (1.66%) Windows 10
11 8 (1.48%) Mac OS
11 8 (1.48%) VMS
11 8 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.74%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.55%) Solaris
14 2 (0.37%) AIX
14 2 (0.37%) Android
14 2 (0.37%) HPUX
15 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.18%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (59.41%) DevOps
2 184 (33.95%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (20.85%) Configuration Management
4 92 (16.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 90 (16.61%) Continuous Integration
6 74 (13.65%) Continuous Delivery
7 52 (9.59%) Software Engineering
8 45 (8.30%) Problem-Solving
8 45 (8.30%) Test Automation
9 42 (7.75%) ITIL
10 41 (7.56%) Open Source
11 34 (6.27%) High Availability
11 34 (6.27%) Migration
12 33 (6.09%) Deployment Automation
13 32 (5.90%) Scrum
14 31 (5.72%) Artefact Management
14 31 (5.72%) Asset Management
14 31 (5.72%) Kalman Filter
14 31 (5.72%) TDD
15 29 (5.35%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 281 (51.85%) Python
2 132 (24.35%) Bash Shell
3 112 (20.66%) Ruby
4 97 (17.90%) Java
5 72 (13.28%) PowerShell
6 63 (11.62%) SQL
7 41 (7.56%) Go
7 41 (7.56%) Perl
8 25 (4.61%) JavaScript
9 17 (3.14%) PHP
10 16 (2.95%) C#
11 13 (2.40%) R
12 12 (2.21%) Groovy
13 11 (2.03%) Scala
14 8 (1.48%) Shell Script
15 7 (1.29%) C
16 4 (0.74%) Java 8
17 3 (0.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 53 (9.78%) Degree
2 23 (4.24%) AWS Certification
3 22 (4.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (4.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (3.87%) MCSE
5 12 (2.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (1.85%) MCITP
7 8 (1.48%) Security Cleared
8 5 (0.92%) CISSP
8 5 (0.92%) MCSA
8 5 (0.92%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.55%) CCNP
10 3 (0.55%) GCIA
10 3 (0.55%) GCIH
10 3 (0.55%) GIAC
10 3 (0.55%) GSEC
11 2 (0.37%) CCIE
11 2 (0.37%) CCNA
11 2 (0.37%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.80%) QA
2 15 (2.77%) SLA
3 7 (1.29%) PMO
4 6 (1.11%) GDPR
4 6 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.92%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.18%) OASIS TOSCA
System Software
1 190 (35.06%) Docker
2 66 (12.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (8.49%) Active Directory
4 42 (7.75%) Hyper-V
5 26 (4.80%) vSphere
6 9 (1.66%) Virtual Desktop
6 9 (1.66%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.74%) KVM
8 4 (0.74%) NFS
8 4 (0.74%) vCloud
8 4 (0.74%) VirtualBox
8 4 (0.74%) VMware NSX
9 3 (0.55%) HDFS
9 3 (0.55%) LXC
9 3 (0.55%) XenApp
10 2 (0.37%) Ceph
10 2 (0.37%) QEMU
10 2 (0.37%) Samba
10 2 (0.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 223 (41.14%) Ansible
2 198 (36.53%) Puppet
3 141 (26.01%) Opscode Chef
4 125 (23.06%) Kubernetes
5 97 (17.90%) Terraform
6 45 (8.30%) Salt
7 21 (3.87%) Packer
8 18 (3.32%) Mesos
9 14 (2.58%) Docker Swarm
10 12 (2.21%) Nagios
10 12 (2.21%) SCCM
11 9 (1.66%) vRealize
12 8 (1.48%) HAProxy
12 8 (1.48%) Microsoft Intune
12 8 (1.48%) Rancher
12 8 (1.48%) Single Sign-On
13 6 (1.11%) CFEngine
13 6 (1.11%) Jamf Pro
14 5 (0.92%) Hadoop YARN
14 5 (0.92%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 97 (17.90%) VMware
2 89 (16.42%) Google
3 60 (11.07%) Microsoft
4 57 (10.52%) Red Hat
5 35 (6.46%) Oracle
6 32 (5.90%) Cisco
7 21 (3.87%) Atlassian
8 20 (3.69%) Citrix
9 17 (3.14%) Splunk
10 16 (2.95%) NetApp
11 13 (2.40%) Rackspace
12 12 (2.21%) AppDynamics
12 12 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
13 11 (2.03%) Veeam
14 10 (1.85%) HubSpot
14 10 (1.85%) Okta
14 10 (1.85%) Palo Alto
14 10 (1.85%) SAP
14 10 (1.85%) WorldPay
15 9 (1.66%) hybris