Period
to 9 December 2019

The median annual salary for a Cloud Engineer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 9 December 2019.

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
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 267 372 425
Rank change year-on-year +105 +53 +120
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 681 532 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.26% 0.80% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 0.84% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 529 432 371
London median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £46,250 £47,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -4.35%

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 51,117 63,051 70,032
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.91% 95.36% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 41,614 51,785 55,419
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,530 £33,550
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 9 December 2019.

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 9 December 2019. 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 +81 171 £62,500 -3.85% 34
West London +27 28 £57,500 +4.55% 14
South London +17 16 £62,500 +66.67% 9
East London +22 10 £52,500 -37.03% 18
North London - 1 £60,000 - 2
Cloud Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, 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.

1 498 (73.13%) AWS
2 378 (55.51%) DevOps
3 323 (47.43%) Azure
4 300 (44.05%) Python
5 232 (34.07%) Terraform
6 228 (33.48%) Linux
7 213 (31.28%) Ansible
8 189 (27.75%) Docker
9 188 (27.61%) Agile Software Development
10 183 (26.87%) Kubernetes
11 166 (24.38%) Puppet
12 162 (23.79%) Infrastructure as Code
13 146 (21.44%) GCP
14 142 (20.85%) Windows
14 142 (20.85%) Java
15 134 (19.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 131 (19.24%) Opscode Chef
17 125 (18.36%) Finance
18 114 (16.74%) Google
19 109 (16.01%) PowerShell
19 109 (16.01%) Microsoft
20 108 (15.86%) Jenkins
21 102 (14.98%) Migration
22 94 (13.80%) Go
23 93 (13.66%) VMware
24 87 (12.78%) AWS CloudFormation
25 82 (12.04%) Ruby
26 80 (11.75%) Continuous Integration
27 79 (11.60%) Active Directory
28 77 (11.31%) SQL

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 25 (3.67%) OpenStack
2 21 (3.08%) Apache Spark
2 21 (3.08%) MS Exchange
3 20 (2.94%) nginx
4 19 (2.79%) Apache
4 19 (2.79%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (1.32%) Cloud Foundry
5 9 (1.32%) Confluence
5 9 (1.32%) IIS
5 9 (1.32%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.17%) Apache Airflow
7 5 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.59%) Drupal
8 4 (0.59%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.44%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.44%) WordPress
9 3 (0.44%) Wowza Streaming Engine
10 2 (0.29%) JBoss
10 2 (0.29%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (1.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.15%) Gliffy
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (3.67%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 498 (73.13%) AWS
2 323 (47.43%) Azure
3 146 (21.44%) GCP
4 87 (12.78%) AWS CloudFormation
5 75 (11.01%) Office 365
6 63 (9.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 61 (8.96%) Cloud Computing
8 58 (8.52%) OpenShift
9 46 (6.75%) Amazon S3
10 45 (6.61%) IaaS
11 44 (6.46%) PaaS
12 40 (5.87%) Amazon EC2
13 39 (5.73%) Azure Active Directory
13 39 (5.73%) Serverless
14 30 (4.41%) AWS Lambda
15 22 (3.23%) Power Platform
16 21 (3.08%) SaaS
17 20 (2.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 18 (2.64%) Route 53
19 17 (2.50%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 63 (9.25%) Firewall
2 51 (7.49%) TCP/IP
3 32 (4.70%) BGP
4 31 (4.55%) DNS
5 28 (4.11%) Internet
6 23 (3.38%) VPN
7 21 (3.08%) OSPF
8 13 (1.91%) WAN
9 12 (1.76%) DHCP
9 12 (1.76%) Network Security
10 8 (1.17%) SAN
11 7 (1.03%) MPLS
12 6 (0.88%) Software-Defined Networking
13 5 (0.73%) Skype
13 5 (0.73%) Wireless
14 4 (0.59%) Cisco IOS
14 4 (0.59%) iSCSI
14 4 (0.59%) SSL
15 3 (0.44%) Unified Communications
15 3 (0.44%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (7.34%) SQL Server
2 47 (6.90%) Big Data
3 30 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (3.96%) Hadoop
5 24 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (3.08%) Power BI
7 20 (2.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 19 (2.79%) Relational Database
9 18 (2.64%) RDBMS
10 17 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
10 17 (2.50%) Redis
10 17 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 16 (2.35%) MySQL
12 14 (2.06%) Apache Hive
13 13 (1.91%) BigQuery
14 10 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
15 9 (1.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 9 (1.32%) Presto
16 8 (1.17%) NoSQL
17 6 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 108 (15.86%) Jenkins
2 47 (6.90%) Git (software)
3 33 (4.85%) TeamCity
4 22 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 21 (3.08%) Sonatype Nexus
6 20 (2.94%) SonarQube
7 19 (2.79%) CircleCI
7 19 (2.79%) git-flow
7 19 (2.79%) JIRA
8 13 (1.91%) GitLab
8 13 (1.91%) Maven
9 11 (1.62%) Ant
10 8 (1.17%) ProC
10 8 (1.17%) Selenium
11 7 (1.03%) Bitbucket
11 7 (1.03%) CF BOSH
12 6 (0.88%) Gradle
12 6 (0.88%) Subversion
13 4 (0.59%) JMeter
13 4 (0.59%) PVCS
General
1 125 (18.36%) Finance
2 47 (6.90%) Retail
3 32 (4.70%) Games
4 30 (4.41%) Telecoms
5 29 (4.26%) Billing
6 24 (3.52%) Banking
7 10 (1.47%) Marketing
8 9 (1.32%) Law
8 9 (1.32%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.03%) Electronics
9 7 (1.03%) Public Sector
10 6 (0.88%) French Language
10 6 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.73%) Advertising
12 4 (0.59%) Legal
12 4 (0.59%) Local Government
13 3 (0.44%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.15%) Automotive
14 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.15%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (6.61%) Web Services
2 44 (6.46%) REST
3 37 (5.43%) .NET
4 24 (3.52%) Node.js
5 19 (2.79%) JSON
5 19 (2.79%) YAML
6 16 (2.35%) RabbitMQ
7 15 (2.20%) RESTful
8 14 (2.06%) Kafka
9 13 (1.91%) AngularJS
9 13 (1.91%) React
10 10 (1.47%) Elastic Stack
11 8 (1.17%) .NET Framework
11 8 (1.17%) jQuery
12 7 (1.03%) .NET Core
12 7 (1.03%) Jinja
12 7 (1.03%) LAMP
12 7 (1.03%) LDAP
12 7 (1.03%) Spark Streaming
13 6 (0.88%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 77 (11.31%) Public Cloud
2 38 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (5.43%) Greenfield Project
3 37 (5.43%) Private Cloud
3 37 (5.43%) Self-Motivation
4 36 (5.29%) Linux Command Line
5 32 (4.70%) Cloud Native
6 25 (3.67%) Data Centre
7 19 (2.79%) Hedge funds
8 17 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
9 16 (2.35%) Hybrid Cloud
10 14 (2.06%) Management Information System
11 10 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.17%) Life Science
12 8 (1.17%) Virtual Team
13 7 (1.03%) e-Learning
13 7 (1.03%) Video\Live Streaming
14 6 (0.88%) Blog
15 5 (0.73%) Clustering
15 5 (0.73%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 228 (33.48%) Linux
2 142 (20.85%) Windows
3 52 (7.64%) Windows Server
4 34 (4.99%) Unix
5 28 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (1.62%) Windows 10
7 10 (1.47%) CentOS
7 10 (1.47%) Windows 7
8 9 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.73%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.59%) zOS
12 3 (0.44%) VyOS
13 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.15%) Debian
14 1 (0.15%) Fedora
14 1 (0.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (55.51%) DevOps
2 188 (27.61%) Agile Software Development
3 162 (23.79%) Infrastructure as Code
4 134 (19.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 102 (14.98%) Migration
6 80 (11.75%) Continuous Integration
7 76 (11.16%) Configuration Management
8 74 (10.87%) Software Engineering
9 72 (10.57%) Problem-Solving
10 63 (9.25%) Continuous Delivery
11 50 (7.34%) Test Automation
12 47 (6.90%) Infrastructure Management
13 45 (6.61%) Open Source
14 42 (6.17%) Microservices
15 41 (6.02%) Analytics
15 41 (6.02%) Continuous Improvement
16 40 (5.87%) Mentoring
16 40 (5.87%) TDD
17 39 (5.73%) E-Commerce
18 37 (5.43%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 300 (44.05%) Python
2 142 (20.85%) Java
3 109 (16.01%) PowerShell
4 94 (13.80%) Go
5 82 (12.04%) Ruby
6 77 (11.31%) Bash Shell
6 77 (11.31%) SQL
7 53 (7.78%) JavaScript
8 49 (7.20%) Shell Script
9 44 (6.46%) C#
10 30 (4.41%) C++
11 28 (4.11%) Perl
12 21 (3.08%) C
13 20 (2.94%) Scala
14 19 (2.79%) PHP
15 13 (1.91%) PL/SQL
16 10 (1.47%) R
17 7 (1.03%) Java 8
18 4 (0.59%) VBScript
19 2 (0.29%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 62 (9.10%) Degree
2 31 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (3.82%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (1.91%) AWS Certification
5 10 (1.47%) MCSA
5 10 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.17%) Security Cleared
7 6 (0.88%) CCIE
7 6 (0.88%) MCSE
7 6 (0.88%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.73%) CISSP
9 4 (0.59%) CCNP
9 4 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.44%) CCDE
10 3 (0.44%) CCDP
10 3 (0.44%) CESG Certified Professional
10 3 (0.44%) JNCIE
10 3 (0.44%) JNCIP
10 3 (0.44%) MCITP
11 2 (0.29%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.11%) QA
2 10 (1.47%) SLA
3 6 (0.88%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.44%) GDPR
4 3 (0.44%) ISO 31000
4 3 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 189 (27.75%) Docker
2 79 (11.60%) Active Directory
3 58 (8.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (5.29%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.76%) vSphere
6 10 (1.47%) HDFS
6 10 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (1.17%) VirtualBox
8 8 (1.17%) XenApp
9 7 (1.03%) Cronacle
10 5 (0.73%) Firmware
10 5 (0.73%) Xen
11 4 (0.59%) KVM
12 3 (0.44%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 3 (0.44%) Postfix
13 2 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.29%) VMware NSX
14 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 232 (34.07%) Terraform
2 213 (31.28%) Ansible
3 183 (26.87%) Kubernetes
4 166 (24.38%) Puppet
5 131 (19.24%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (3.96%) Salt
7 19 (2.79%) Mesos
8 10 (1.47%) Packer
9 7 (1.03%) Control-M
10 6 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
10 6 (0.88%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.59%) AirWatch
11 4 (0.59%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (0.59%) Istio
12 3 (0.44%) CASB
12 3 (0.44%) Hadoop YARN
12 3 (0.44%) NetBackup
12 3 (0.44%) Rancher
12 3 (0.44%) ZABBIX
13 2 (0.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 114 (16.74%) Google
2 109 (16.01%) Microsoft
3 93 (13.66%) VMware
4 45 (6.61%) Cisco
5 28 (4.11%) Oracle
6 27 (3.96%) Red Hat
7 25 (3.67%) Citrix
7 25 (3.67%) WorldPay
8 24 (3.52%) Spotify
9 22 (3.23%) Palo Alto
10 13 (1.91%) Teradata
11 12 (1.76%) IBM
12 11 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
12 11 (1.62%) Veeam
13 9 (1.32%) CheckPoint
14 8 (1.17%) Atlassian
14 8 (1.17%) Juniper
14 8 (1.17%) LogicMonitor
15 7 (1.03%) hybris
15 7 (1.03%) SAP