Period
to 8 December 2021

The median annual salary for a Cloud Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 8 December 2021.

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

Cloud Engineer
England > North East
6 months to
8 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 92 57 95
Rank change year-on-year -35 +38 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 12 19 4
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 0.94% 2.36% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 2.42% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 3
10th Percentile £35,428 £41,000 "
25th Percentile £38,964 £42,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% -
75th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £56,250
90th Percentile £76,750 £56,000 £57,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Permanent vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 1,163 784 1,131
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.72% 97.27% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 918 695 885
10th Percentile £25,388 £27,500 £22,850
25th Percentile £32,500 £33,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,222 £44,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.77% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £50,750
90th Percentile £68,400 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Cloud Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Engineer in the North East

Cloud Engineer
Salary Trend in the North East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cloud Engineer in the North East.

Salary trend for Cloud Engineer in the North East

Cloud Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cloud Engineer in the North East over the 6 months to 8 December 2021.

Salary histogram for Cloud Engineer in the North East

Cloud Engineer
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Engineer within the North East region over the 6 months to 8 December 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
Tyne and Wear -26 9 £52,500 +16.67% 9
Durham -9 2 £37,060 -31.05% 2
Northumberland - 1 £100,000 -
Cloud Engineer
England

Cloud Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 8 December 2021, 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 North East region featuring Cloud Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (75.00%) Azure
1 9 (75.00%) AWS
2 8 (66.67%) DevOps
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (33.33%) Public Cloud
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (33.33%) Terraform
5 4 (33.33%) Social Skills
6 3 (25.00%) DataOps
6 3 (25.00%) ITSM
6 3 (25.00%) Data Security
6 3 (25.00%) Service Management
6 3 (25.00%) VMware
6 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL
6 3 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (25.00%) Mercurial
7 2 (16.67%) PaaS
7 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft 365
7 2 (16.67%) IaaS
7 2 (16.67%) Kubernetes
7 2 (16.67%) Ansible

Cloud Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Cloud Services
1 9 (75.00%) AWS
1 9 (75.00%) Azure
2 3 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) IaaS
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (16.67%) PaaS
4 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (8.33%) Amazon ECS
4 1 (8.33%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (8.33%) AWS CodeDeploy
4 1 (8.33%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (8.33%) SaaS
4 1 (8.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
1 1 (8.33%) SMTP
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (25.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (33.33%) Social Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Public Sector
3 1 (8.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 1 (8.33%) Law
3 1 (8.33%) Presentation Skills
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Public Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) DevOps
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Data Security
3 3 (25.00%) DataOps
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) ITSM
3 3 (25.00%) Service Management
3 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure as Code
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (8.33%) Cost Optimisation
5 1 (8.33%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (8.33%) DevSecOps
5 1 (8.33%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (8.33%) Resource Allocation
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) Groovy
3 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) AWS Certification
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCSA
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) GDPR
2 1 (8.33%) HIPAA
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (8.33%) SOC 2
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Terraform
2 2 (16.67%) Ansible
2 2 (16.67%) Kubernetes
2 2 (16.67%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle