Period
to 21 September 2020

The median annual salary for a Cloud Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 21 September 2020.

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

Cloud Engineer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 130 197 240
Rank change year-on-year +67 +43 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 26 68 47
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.00% 1.04% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 1.08% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 15 45 34
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.79% -5.00%
10th Percentile £38,476 £25,900 £22,875
90th Percentile £67,500 £76,250 £62,500
North West median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% 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 Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 2,499 6,317 7,079
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.97% 96.22% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2,171 5,014 5,924
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £33,000 £26,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £68,750
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% +6.02%

Cloud Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Engineer in Manchester

Cloud Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Cloud Engineer in Manchester

Cloud Engineer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cloud Engineer in Manchester over the 6 months to 21 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Cloud Engineer in Manchester

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

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 Manchester region featuring Cloud Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (80.77%) Azure
2 20 (76.92%) DevOps
3 19 (73.08%) Kubernetes
4 17 (65.38%) AWS
5 15 (57.69%) Terraform
6 14 (53.85%) Python
7 11 (42.31%) Linux
7 11 (42.31%) PowerShell
7 11 (42.31%) Docker
8 10 (38.46%) Finance
9 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
9 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (34.62%) Public Cloud
10 8 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 7 (26.92%) Law
11 7 (26.92%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (26.92%) Bash Shell
11 7 (26.92%) Puppet
11 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure as Code
12 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
12 6 (23.08%) Ansible
12 6 (23.08%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
13 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
13 5 (19.23%) Web Services
13 5 (19.23%) SQL
13 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
13 5 (19.23%) Microservices
13 5 (19.23%) IaaS
13 5 (19.23%) SaaS

Cloud Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) Confluence
2 2 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 21 (80.77%) Azure
2 17 (65.38%) AWS
3 7 (26.92%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (23.08%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (19.23%) AWS CodeBuild
5 5 (19.23%) IaaS
5 5 (19.23%) PaaS
5 5 (19.23%) SaaS
6 4 (15.38%) AWS CodeCommit
6 4 (15.38%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (15.38%) GCP
6 4 (15.38%) Office 365
6 4 (15.38%) Serverless
7 2 (7.69%) OpenShift
8 1 (3.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (3.85%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (3.85%) AWS CodePipeline
8 1 (3.85%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.54%) HTTP
2 3 (11.54%) VLAN
3 2 (7.69%) Firewall
3 2 (7.69%) Internet
3 2 (7.69%) Network Security
3 2 (7.69%) OSPF
3 2 (7.69%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (7.69%) WAN
4 1 (3.85%) DNS
4 1 (3.85%) LAN
4 1 (3.85%) MPLS
4 1 (3.85%) SAN
4 1 (3.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon Aurora
3 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 4 (15.38%) JIRA
3 3 (11.54%) SonarQube
3 3 (11.54%) TeamCity
4 2 (7.69%) Bitbucket
4 2 (7.69%) GitLab
5 1 (3.85%) Burp Suite
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Law
3 4 (15.38%) Banking
4 3 (11.54%) Legal
5 2 (7.69%) Financial Institution
5 2 (7.69%) Local Government
6 1 (3.85%) Advertising
6 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Web Services
2 4 (15.38%) Node.js
2 4 (15.38%) REST
3 3 (11.54%) .NET
4 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Public Cloud
2 4 (15.38%) Private Cloud
3 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (11.54%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
3 3 (11.54%) N-Tier
4 2 (7.69%) CCTV
4 2 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (7.69%) Internet of Things
4 2 (7.69%) User Experience
5 1 (3.85%) Cloud Native
5 1 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) CentOS
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) DevOps
2 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure as Code
5 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
5 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (19.23%) Microservices
6 4 (15.38%) Asset Management
6 4 (15.38%) Information Security
6 4 (15.38%) ITIL
6 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
6 4 (15.38%) Service Management
6 4 (15.38%) SOA
6 4 (15.38%) Thought Leadership
7 3 (11.54%) Architectural Design
7 3 (11.54%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (11.54%) Cryptography
7 3 (11.54%) Fintech
7 3 (11.54%) Issue Tracking
7 3 (11.54%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) Python
2 11 (42.31%) PowerShell
3 7 (26.92%) Bash Shell
4 5 (19.23%) SQL
5 1 (3.85%) C
5 1 (3.85%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.85%) CISM
2 1 (3.85%) CISSP
2 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) GSEC
2 1 (3.85%) SANS
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) Docker
2 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 3 (11.54%) zsh
4 1 (3.85%) vCloud
4 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.85%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 19 (73.08%) Kubernetes
2 15 (57.69%) Terraform
3 7 (26.92%) Puppet
4 6 (23.08%) Ansible
5 4 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (7.69%) Istio
7 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (3.85%) Nessus
7 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) Acunetix
3 1 (3.85%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco
3 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
3 1 (3.85%) NetApp
3 1 (3.85%) Rapid7