Period
to 18 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Cloud Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 362 472 538
Rank change year-on-year +110 +66 +161
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 607 419 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.85% 0.57% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.60% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 507 307 343
London median annual salary £65,000 £61,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.56% +1.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £46,250 £40,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +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 67,900 69,694 79,974
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.24% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 55,216 56,524 69,373
London median annual salary £60,000 £59,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.69% +7.27% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 18 July 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 18 July 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 +46 122 £60,000 -4.00% 20
West London +18 18 £72,500 +31.82% 2
South London -14 16 £52,000 +73.33% 2
East London -5 6 £55,000 +5.77% 2
North London - 1 £55,000 -
Cloud Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 454 (74.79%) Amazon AWS
2 380 (62.60%) Linux
3 348 (57.33%) Python
4 321 (52.88%) DevOps
5 260 (42.83%) Ansible
6 246 (40.53%) Microsoft Azure
7 208 (34.27%) Puppet
7 208 (34.27%) Agile Software Development
8 193 (31.80%) Docker
9 179 (29.49%) Opscode Chef
10 157 (25.86%) Jenkins
11 146 (24.05%) Configuration Management
12 144 (23.72%) Ruby
13 140 (23.06%) Terraform
14 138 (22.73%) Bash Shell
15 134 (22.08%) Continuous Integration
15 134 (22.08%) Windows
16 127 (20.92%) Kubernetes
17 126 (20.76%) AWS CloudFormation
18 116 (19.11%) Java
19 98 (16.14%) Finance
20 97 (15.98%) Microsoft
21 96 (15.82%) Web Services
22 91 (14.99%) SaaS
23 84 (13.84%) Open Source
24 82 (13.51%) Git (software)
25 78 (12.85%) PowerShell
26 76 (12.52%) Red Hat
26 76 (12.52%) Problem-Solving
27 75 (12.36%) Google Cloud Platform

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 42 (6.92%) OpenStack
2 41 (6.75%) nginx
3 38 (6.26%) Apache
4 35 (5.77%) Tomcat
5 27 (4.45%) Elasticsearch
6 21 (3.46%) Apache Spark
7 18 (2.97%) MS Exchange
8 17 (2.80%) CMS
9 13 (2.14%) Jetty
9 13 (2.14%) Sitecore CMS
10 11 (1.81%) WebSphere
11 10 (1.65%) SharePoint
12 9 (1.48%) IIS
13 8 (1.32%) CloudStack
13 8 (1.32%) JBoss
14 7 (1.15%) Confluence
15 5 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
16 4 (0.66%) Drupal
16 4 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
16 4 (0.66%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 6 (0.99%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.33%) Magento
2 2 (0.33%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.16%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 454 (74.79%) Amazon AWS
2 246 (40.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 126 (20.76%) AWS CloudFormation
4 91 (14.99%) SaaS
5 75 (12.36%) Google Cloud Platform
6 62 (10.21%) IaaS
7 59 (9.72%) Amazon EC2
8 52 (8.57%) AWS Lambda
8 52 (8.57%) Serverless
9 50 (8.24%) PaaS
10 32 (5.27%) Cloud Computing
11 31 (5.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 30 (4.94%) Amazon S3
12 30 (4.94%) Office 365
13 26 (4.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 25 (4.12%) GitHub
15 22 (3.62%) OpenShift
16 18 (2.97%) Route 53
17 11 (1.81%) Heroku
18 10 (1.65%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 67 (11.04%) DNS
2 55 (9.06%) Internet
3 54 (8.90%) Firewall
4 48 (7.91%) LAN
5 44 (7.25%) VPN
6 38 (6.26%) TCP/IP
7 34 (5.60%) SAN
8 28 (4.61%) DHCP
9 21 (3.46%) WAN
10 20 (3.29%) Network Security
11 18 (2.97%) HTTP
11 18 (2.97%) Wireless
12 17 (2.80%) BGP
12 17 (2.80%) OSPF
13 15 (2.47%) EIGRP
14 14 (2.31%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (1.81%) VoIP
16 9 (1.48%) SMTP
16 9 (1.48%) Unified Communications
17 6 (0.99%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (11.37%) MySQL
2 68 (11.20%) SQL Server
3 61 (10.05%) Big Data
4 45 (7.41%) MongoDB
5 31 (5.11%) PostgreSQL
6 24 (3.95%) Apache Cassandra
6 24 (3.95%) Hadoop
7 23 (3.79%) NoSQL
8 21 (3.46%) Amazon RDS
9 17 (2.80%) Relational Database
10 15 (2.47%) Redis
11 12 (1.98%) Amazon Redshift
11 12 (1.98%) RDBMS
12 11 (1.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 10 (1.65%) Data Lake
14 6 (0.99%) Amazon Athena
14 6 (0.99%) Cosmos DB
14 6 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (0.99%) Neo4j
15 4 (0.66%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 157 (25.86%) Jenkins
2 82 (13.51%) Git (software)
3 30 (4.94%) Hudson
4 29 (4.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 28 (4.61%) GitLab
6 19 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
6 19 (3.13%) Vagrant
6 19 (3.13%) Visual Studio
7 17 (2.80%) JIRA
8 15 (2.47%) Maven
9 14 (2.31%) Selenium
10 13 (2.14%) NUnit
11 11 (1.81%) Artifactory
11 11 (1.81%) Gitweb
12 10 (1.65%) Cucumber
12 10 (1.65%) WebDriver
13 9 (1.48%) GoCD
14 8 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
14 8 (1.32%) Subversion
14 8 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 98 (16.14%) Finance
2 47 (7.74%) Retail
3 30 (4.94%) Banking
4 22 (3.62%) Games
5 19 (3.13%) Billing
6 13 (2.14%) Legal
7 12 (1.98%) Financial Institution
7 12 (1.98%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.32%) Marketing
9 7 (1.15%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.82%) Front Office
11 4 (0.66%) Law
11 4 (0.66%) Publishing
12 3 (0.49%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.33%) Back Office
14 1 (0.16%) Advertising
14 1 (0.16%) Electronics
14 1 (0.16%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (15.82%) Web Services
2 32 (5.27%) Elastic Stack
2 32 (5.27%) REST
3 29 (4.78%) .NET
3 29 (4.78%) Node.js
4 26 (4.28%) HTML
5 23 (3.79%) JSON
6 22 (3.62%) AngularJS
7 20 (3.29%) CSS
8 18 (2.97%) LAMP
8 18 (2.97%) LDAP
9 17 (2.80%) RESTful
10 14 (2.31%) Kafka
11 13 (2.14%) Middleware
11 13 (2.14%) RabbitMQ
12 12 (1.98%) .NET Framework
12 12 (1.98%) Gherkin
13 11 (1.81%) React
13 11 (1.81%) Spring
14 10 (1.65%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 66 (10.87%) Data Centre
2 64 (10.54%) Public Cloud
3 39 (6.43%) Private Cloud
4 36 (5.93%) Computer Science
5 33 (5.44%) Self-Motivation
6 27 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (3.62%) Fintech
8 19 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
8 19 (3.13%) Management Information System
8 19 (3.13%) Mobile Payment
9 14 (2.31%) Mobile App
10 11 (1.81%) Cyberthreat
10 11 (1.81%) Semantic Web
11 10 (1.65%) Blog
11 10 (1.65%) Cloud Native
12 9 (1.48%) PKI
13 6 (0.99%) Driving Licence
14 5 (0.82%) Analytical Mindset
14 5 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
15 4 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 380 (62.60%) Linux
2 134 (22.08%) Windows
3 53 (8.73%) Windows Server
4 49 (8.07%) Unix
5 47 (7.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 33 (5.44%) CentOS
7 24 (3.95%) Mac OS
8 22 (3.62%) Ubuntu
9 10 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (1.32%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.99%) AIX
11 6 (0.99%) HPUX
11 6 (0.99%) Solaris
11 6 (0.99%) VMS
11 6 (0.99%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.33%) Amazon Linux
13 2 (0.33%) Debian
14 1 (0.16%) Android
14 1 (0.16%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (52.88%) DevOps
2 208 (34.27%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (24.05%) Configuration Management
4 134 (22.08%) Continuous Integration
5 84 (13.84%) Open Source
6 76 (12.52%) Problem-Solving
7 73 (12.03%) Continuous Delivery
8 71 (11.70%) Scrum
9 68 (11.20%) Software Engineering
10 61 (10.05%) E-Commerce
11 54 (8.90%) Microservices
12 47 (7.74%) ITIL
13 43 (7.08%) TDD
14 40 (6.59%) Test Automation
15 39 (6.43%) Analytics
16 37 (6.10%) Continuous Deployment
17 34 (5.60%) Kanban
18 30 (4.94%) Migration
19 27 (4.45%) High Availability
20 26 (4.28%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 348 (57.33%) Python
2 144 (23.72%) Ruby
3 138 (22.73%) Bash Shell
4 116 (19.11%) Java
5 78 (12.85%) PowerShell
6 64 (10.54%) SQL
7 61 (10.05%) Go
7 61 (10.05%) Perl
8 34 (5.60%) PHP
9 31 (5.11%) Shell Script
10 27 (4.45%) C#
11 26 (4.28%) JavaScript
12 24 (3.95%) Groovy
13 17 (2.80%) C++
14 13 (2.14%) Scala
15 6 (0.99%) R
16 2 (0.33%) C
17 1 (0.16%) Java 8
17 1 (0.16%) TypeScript
17 1 (0.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 59 (9.72%) Degree
2 41 (6.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 39 (6.43%) MCSE
4 37 (6.10%) AWS Certification
5 26 (4.28%) MCITP
5 26 (4.28%) MCSA
6 25 (4.12%) Computer Science Degree
7 19 (3.13%) Security Cleared
8 14 (2.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (1.15%) CCNP
11 5 (0.82%) CCIE
12 4 (0.66%) EMCSA
12 4 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
12 4 (0.66%) SC Cleared
13 3 (0.49%) CCNA
13 3 (0.49%) RHCE
14 2 (0.33%) CISSP
14 2 (0.33%) MCP
15 1 (0.16%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (7.74%) GCP
2 21 (3.46%) QA
3 7 (1.15%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.15%) PMO
4 6 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.33%) GDPR
5 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.33%) SLA
6 1 (0.16%) OASIS TOSCA
System Software
1 193 (31.80%) Docker
2 61 (10.05%) Active Directory
3 35 (5.77%) Hyper-V
4 30 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (2.80%) vSphere
6 10 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (1.32%) Xen
8 7 (1.15%) VirtualBox
9 5 (0.82%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.66%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 4 (0.66%) vCloud
11 3 (0.49%) HDFS
11 3 (0.49%) Varnish
11 3 (0.49%) XenApp
12 2 (0.33%) KVM
12 2 (0.33%) LXC
12 2 (0.33%) NFS
12 2 (0.33%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 260 (42.83%) Ansible
2 208 (34.27%) Puppet
3 179 (29.49%) Opscode Chef
4 140 (23.06%) Terraform
5 127 (20.92%) Kubernetes
6 45 (7.41%) Salt
7 25 (4.12%) Nagios
8 23 (3.79%) Failover Clustering
9 15 (2.47%) Mesos
10 13 (2.14%) Consul
11 12 (1.98%) Packer
12 11 (1.81%) HAProxy
12 11 (1.81%) Rancher
12 11 (1.81%) ZABBIX
13 10 (1.65%) Docker Swarm
13 10 (1.65%) Graphite
13 10 (1.65%) SCCM
14 7 (1.15%) Red Hat Satellite
14 7 (1.15%) Single Sign-On
15 6 (0.99%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 97 (15.98%) Microsoft
2 76 (12.52%) Red Hat
3 71 (11.70%) Splunk
4 70 (11.53%) VMware
5 61 (10.05%) Google
6 47 (7.74%) Cisco
7 28 (4.61%) Veeam
8 26 (4.28%) Citrix
9 25 (4.12%) Oracle
10 22 (3.62%) CheckPoint
11 19 (3.13%) New Relic
12 15 (2.47%) AppDynamics
13 13 (2.14%) IBM
13 13 (2.14%) Sitecore
14 12 (1.98%) hybris
15 11 (1.81%) Sun
16 10 (1.65%) ATG
17 9 (1.48%) Qualys
17 9 (1.48%) WorldPay
18 8 (1.32%) Cloudera