Cloud Engineer Jobs in Scotland

Cloud Engineer
UK > Scotland

The median Cloud Engineer salary in Scotland is £60,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 22 May 2024.

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

6 months to
22 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 128 137 204
Rank change year-on-year +9 +67 -68
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 177 86 49
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 2.64% 1.89% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.72% 2.10% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 53 54 31
10th Percentile £47,500 £45,015 -
25th Percentile £52,500 £53,970 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £69,447 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.60% +6.84% +30.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £85,000 £86,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £97,500 £122,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £65,956 £65,000
% change year-on-year -5.24% +1.47% +4.00%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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.

Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 6,499 4,089 5,716
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 96.93% 89.81% 95.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2,627 2,200 3,023
10th Percentile £27,750 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £39,810
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,462 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.34% +5.64% +10.53%
75th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

Cloud Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Engineer in Scotland

Cloud Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Cloud Engineer in Scotland

Cloud Engineer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cloud Engineer in Scotland over the 6 months to 22 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Cloud Engineer in Scotland

Cloud Engineer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Engineer within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 May 2024. 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
Jobs
Glasgow -16 137 £55,000 -15.38%
Edinburgh +11 27 £68,750 -1.00% 5
Dundee - 6 £57,500 - 2
Aberdeen - 4 £57,500 -
Aberdeenshire - 1 - -
Cloud Engineer
UK

Cloud Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 2024, Cloud Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region featuring Cloud Engineer in the job title.

1 137 (77.40%) AWS
2 126 (71.19%) CI/CD
3 124 (70.06%) Finance
4 120 (67.80%) Public Cloud
5 116 (65.54%) Agile
6 115 (64.97%) Java
6 115 (64.97%) Software Engineering
7 114 (64.41%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 113 (63.84%) Operational Stability
8 113 (63.84%) Law
9 103 (58.19%) Cloud Native
10 94 (53.11%) SDLC
11 85 (48.02%) Community of Practice
11 85 (48.02%) Machine Learning
12 84 (47.46%) Architectural Design
13 83 (46.89%) Information Architecture
13 83 (46.89%) Artificial Intelligence
14 75 (42.37%) Terraform
15 63 (35.59%) Social Skills
16 57 (32.20%) Grafana
17 54 (30.51%) Continuous Delivery
18 53 (29.94%) Datadog
18 53 (29.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 53 (29.94%) OpenTelemetry
18 53 (29.94%) Observability
18 53 (29.94%) Stakeholder Management
19 52 (29.38%) Splunk
19 52 (29.38%) Site Reliability Engineering
19 52 (29.38%) Identity Access Management
19 52 (29.38%) Dynatrace

Cloud Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 137 (77.40%) AWS
2 53 (29.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 53 (29.94%) Datadog
3 50 (28.25%) Azure
4 24 (13.56%) GCP
5 16 (9.04%) PaaS
6 11 (6.21%) Azure DevOps
6 11 (6.21%) IaaS
7 9 (5.08%) GitHub
8 5 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (2.82%) OCI
9 4 (2.26%) Microsoft 365
9 4 (2.26%) SaaS
10 2 (1.13%) Entra ID
10 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Purview
11 1 (0.56%) Amazon EKS
11 1 (0.56%) Azure App Service
11 1 (0.56%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 1 (0.56%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.56%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.08%) Firewall
2 7 (3.95%) SD-WAN
2 7 (3.95%) VPN
2 7 (3.95%) WAN
3 3 (1.69%) BGP
4 1 (0.56%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.26%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (1.69%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.56%) Big Data
4 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (7.91%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.82%) Git
3 1 (0.56%) Gradle
3 1 (0.56%) Maven
General
1 124 (70.06%) Finance
2 114 (64.41%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 113 (63.84%) Law
4 63 (35.59%) Social Skills
5 45 (25.42%) Marketing
6 39 (22.03%) Banking
7 26 (14.69%) Private Banking
8 10 (5.65%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.69%) Aerospace
10 2 (1.13%) Retail
11 1 (0.56%) Legal
11 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (29.94%) OpenTelemetry
2 36 (20.34%) Spring Boot
3 26 (14.69%) AngularJS
3 26 (14.69%) React
3 26 (14.69%) RESTful
3 26 (14.69%) Spring
4 19 (10.73%) Kafka
5 6 (3.39%) .NET
6 3 (1.69%) ADO
7 1 (0.56%) .NET Core
7 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.56%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 120 (67.80%) Public Cloud
2 103 (58.19%) Cloud Native
3 20 (11.30%) Management Information System
4 16 (9.04%) Private Cloud
5 8 (4.52%) Data Centre
5 8 (4.52%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (3.95%) Replication
7 4 (2.26%) Product Ownership
8 2 (1.13%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.13%) Life Science
9 1 (0.56%) Onboarding
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.86%) Windows
2 18 (10.17%) Linux
3 14 (7.91%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.69%) Unix
5 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (71.19%) CI/CD
2 116 (65.54%) Agile
3 115 (64.97%) Software Engineering
4 113 (63.84%) Operational Stability
5 94 (53.11%) SDLC
6 85 (48.02%) Community of Practice
6 85 (48.02%) Machine Learning
7 84 (47.46%) Architectural Design
8 83 (46.89%) Artificial Intelligence
8 83 (46.89%) Information Architecture
9 54 (30.51%) Continuous Delivery
10 53 (29.94%) Observability
10 53 (29.94%) Stakeholder Management
11 52 (29.38%) Identity Access Management
11 52 (29.38%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 52 (29.38%) Vulnerability Remediation
12 36 (20.34%) Cybersecurity
13 28 (15.82%) Full Stack Development
14 27 (15.25%) Decision-Making
15 26 (14.69%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 115 (64.97%) Java
2 37 (20.90%) Python
3 10 (5.65%) PowerShell
3 10 (5.65%) SQL
4 9 (5.08%) Bash
5 6 (3.39%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.26%) Perl
7 3 (1.69%) C#
7 3 (1.69%) Go
7 3 (1.69%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.69%) Ruby
8 2 (1.13%) PHP
9 1 (0.56%) Bicep
9 1 (0.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 21 (11.86%) AWS Certification
2 10 (5.65%) CCNA
2 10 (5.65%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.69%) Azure Certification
3 3 (1.69%) CCNP
4 2 (1.13%) CISM
4 2 (1.13%) CISSP
4 2 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.13%) Degree
5 1 (0.56%) MCSE
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (15.25%) SLA
2 2 (1.13%) GDPR
2 2 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.13%) NIST
System Software
1 8 (4.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.95%) VMware NSX
3 6 (3.39%) Docker
4 3 (1.69%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 75 (42.37%) Terraform
2 57 (32.20%) Grafana
3 16 (9.04%) Ansible
4 13 (7.34%) Kubernetes
5 7 (3.95%) FortiGate
6 5 (2.82%) Prometheus
7 3 (1.69%) Progress Chef
8 2 (1.13%) Puppet
8 2 (1.13%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.56%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.56%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 52 (29.38%) Dynatrace
1 52 (29.38%) Splunk
2 9 (5.08%) VMware
3 7 (3.95%) Cisco
3 7 (3.95%) NetApp
4 5 (2.82%) Oracle
5 4 (2.26%) Google
5 4 (2.26%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.13%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.56%) Citrix
7 1 (0.56%) Informatica
7 1 (0.56%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (0.56%) Veeam