Period
to 26 January 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior Cloud Engineer was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 26 January 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Cloud Engineer
England > London
6 months to
26 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 442 639 710
Rank change year-on-year +197 +71 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Cloud Engineer 70 79 75
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.29% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.16% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 70 78 70
Median annual salary £72,500 £77,500 £73,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.45% +5.08% +13.46%
10th Percentile £49,800 £55,000 £53,750
90th Percentile £85,250 £110,750 £91,375
England median annual salary £70,000 £62,750 £65,000
% change year-on-year +11.55% -3.46% -

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 22,961 47,896 59,819
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.49% 94.85% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 19,284 39,201 49,570
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £101,250 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

Senior Cloud Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Cloud Engineer in London

Senior Cloud Engineer
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior Cloud Engineer in London.

Salary trend for Senior Cloud Engineer in London

Senior Cloud Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Cloud Engineer in London over the 6 months to 26 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Senior Cloud Engineer in London

Senior 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 Senior Cloud Engineer within the London region over the 6 months to 26 January 2021. 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 +101 14 £65,000 -18.75% 1
South London - 10 £72,500 - 1
West London - 6 £67,750 -
East London - 6 £72,500 - 1
Senior Cloud Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 2021, Senior 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 Senior Cloud Engineer in the job title.

1 46 (65.71%) AWS
2 45 (64.29%) DevOps
3 35 (50.00%) Azure
4 30 (42.86%) Terraform
5 29 (41.43%) Docker
6 28 (40.00%) Linux
7 21 (30.00%) Kubernetes
8 20 (28.57%) GCP
8 20 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (27.14%) Ansible
10 16 (22.86%) Windows
10 16 (22.86%) Python
11 15 (21.43%) Infrastructure as Code
11 15 (21.43%) Microsoft
11 15 (21.43%) Software Engineering
11 15 (21.43%) PowerShell
11 15 (21.43%) Office 365
12 14 (20.00%) TDD
12 14 (20.00%) VMware
13 13 (18.57%) GitLab
14 12 (17.14%) GitHub
14 12 (17.14%) Test Automation
14 12 (17.14%) Active Directory
14 12 (17.14%) VPN
15 10 (14.29%) SC Cleared
15 10 (14.29%) Security Cleared
15 10 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (14.29%) Serverless
16 9 (12.86%) Analytics
16 9 (12.86%) Continuous Delivery

Senior 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 3 (4.29%) Apache
1 3 (4.29%) Drupal
1 3 (4.29%) IIS
1 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.29%) WordPress
2 2 (2.86%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.43%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Magento
2 2 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 46 (65.71%) AWS
2 35 (50.00%) Azure
3 20 (28.57%) GCP
4 15 (21.43%) Office 365
5 12 (17.14%) GitHub
6 10 (14.29%) Serverless
7 7 (10.00%) SaaS
8 6 (8.57%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 5 (7.14%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (5.71%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (5.71%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (2.86%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (2.86%) Datadog
11 2 (2.86%) IaaS
11 2 (2.86%) Mimecast
11 2 (2.86%) OneDrive
11 2 (2.86%) OpenShift
11 2 (2.86%) PaaS
11 2 (2.86%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.14%) VPN
2 9 (12.86%) Firewall
2 9 (12.86%) LAN
2 9 (12.86%) Network Security
3 8 (11.43%) WAN
4 5 (7.14%) PBX
5 4 (5.71%) Internet
6 3 (4.29%) DHCP
6 3 (4.29%) DNS
7 2 (2.86%) DMARC
7 2 (2.86%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.86%) VLAN
8 1 (1.43%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (1.43%) HTTP
8 1 (1.43%) MVNO
8 1 (1.43%) NAS
8 1 (1.43%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (1.43%) SSL
8 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) Amazon Redshift
1 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.86%) Big Data
3 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.86%) Power BI
4 1 (1.43%) Amazon Athena
4 1 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.43%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.43%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 13 (18.57%) GitLab
2 8 (11.43%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.29%) Burp Suite
5 1 (1.43%) JIRA
5 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (5.71%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) Banking
3 2 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (1.43%) Games
4 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.43%) Node.js
2 5 (7.14%) Web Services
3 3 (4.29%) Kafka
4 2 (2.86%) React
5 1 (1.43%) .NET
5 1 (1.43%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.43%) FFmpeg
5 1 (1.43%) libvirt
5 1 (1.43%) OpenCV
5 1 (1.43%) PySpark
5 1 (1.43%) SAML
5 1 (1.43%) Serverless Framework
5 1 (1.43%) Spring
5 1 (1.43%) Swagger
5 1 (1.43%) TensorFlow
5 1 (1.43%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Public Cloud
2 5 (7.14%) Replication
3 3 (4.29%) PKI
3 3 (4.29%) User Experience
4 2 (2.86%) Clustering
5 1 (1.43%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.43%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 28 (40.00%) Linux
2 16 (22.86%) Windows
3 8 (11.43%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.71%) Debian
4 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (2.86%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.86%) Unix
7 1 (1.43%) CentOS
7 1 (1.43%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.43%) SUSE
7 1 (1.43%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (64.29%) DevOps
2 20 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (21.43%) Infrastructure as Code
3 15 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 14 (20.00%) TDD
5 12 (17.14%) Test Automation
6 9 (12.86%) Analytics
6 9 (12.86%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (12.86%) Load Balancing
7 7 (10.00%) Incident Management
8 6 (8.57%) Customer Requirements
8 6 (8.57%) E-Commerce
8 6 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 6 (8.57%) Microservices
8 6 (8.57%) Network Virtualisation
8 6 (8.57%) Problem Management
9 5 (7.14%) Cloud Operations
9 5 (7.14%) Deployment Automation
9 5 (7.14%) Proactive Monitoring
9 5 (7.14%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.86%) Python
2 15 (21.43%) PowerShell
3 7 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 6 (8.57%) PHP
5 4 (5.71%) Java
5 4 (5.71%) SQL
6 2 (2.86%) Scala
7 1 (1.43%) C
7 1 (1.43%) C#
7 1 (1.43%) C++
7 1 (1.43%) Go
7 1 (1.43%) Groovy
7 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.43%) Ruby
7 1 (1.43%) Rust
7 1 (1.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 10 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.00%) CCNA
2 7 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (10.00%) Degree
3 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.86%) AWS Certification
4 2 (2.86%) CCNP
5 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) SLA
2 3 (4.29%) QA
3 2 (2.86%) GDPR
4 1 (1.43%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.43%) NIST
System Software
1 29 (41.43%) Docker
2 12 (17.14%) Active Directory
3 10 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.86%) NFS
5 1 (1.43%) Apache Flume
5 1 (1.43%) Ceph
5 1 (1.43%) GlusterFS
5 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.43%) KVM
5 1 (1.43%) Lustre
5 1 (1.43%) Samba
5 1 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (42.86%) Terraform
2 21 (30.00%) Kubernetes
3 19 (27.14%) Ansible
4 5 (7.14%) Puppet
5 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (4.29%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.43%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (1.43%) Grafana
7 1 (1.43%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.43%) Istio
7 1 (1.43%) Knative
7 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (1.43%) Oozie
7 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.43%) Salt
7 1 (1.43%) SCDPM
7 1 (1.43%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 15 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.00%) VMware
3 9 (12.86%) Google
4 7 (10.00%) Cisco
5 6 (8.57%) CheckPoint
5 6 (8.57%) Meraki
6 5 (7.14%) Blue Coat
6 5 (7.14%) Netskope
6 5 (7.14%) Zscaler
7 4 (5.71%) Citrix
8 2 (2.86%) Clearswift
8 2 (2.86%) Demandware
8 2 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.43%) Aruba
9 1 (1.43%) Avature
9 1 (1.43%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (1.43%) Cloudera
9 1 (1.43%) F5
9 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.43%) Synology