Period
to 15 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Cloud Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

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

Cloud Engineer
England > South East
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 305 294 377
Rank change year-on-year -11 +83 +92
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 257 278 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.87% 0.95% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.98% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 216 232 200
South East median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,275 £37,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £58,250 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.91% - +10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 28,763 28,291 36,168
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.87% 96.72% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 23,856 23,691 30,645
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Cloud Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Engineer in the South East

Cloud Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cloud Engineer in the South East.

Salary trend for Cloud Engineer in the South East

Cloud Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Cloud Engineer in the South East

Cloud Engineer
Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 6 months to 15 August 2018. 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
Thames Valley +13 149 £60,000 +9.09% 16
Berkshire -24 73 £60,000 +4.35% 5
Oxfordshire +34 67 £60,000 - 10
Hampshire +6 59 £42,000 -34.88% 1
Surrey -17 25 £60,000 +50.00% 8
West Sussex -25 13 £62,500 +19.05% 3
Buckinghamshire +6 9 £52,500 +20.00% 1
East Sussex - 9 £42,500 -
Kent +12 1 £35,000 -56.25% 1
Middlesex - 1 - - 1
Cloud Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, 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 South East region featuring Cloud Engineer in the job title.

1 151 (58.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 118 (45.91%) Linux
3 102 (39.69%) Amazon AWS
4 89 (34.63%) DevOps
5 86 (33.46%) Python
6 85 (33.07%) Agile Software Development
7 79 (30.74%) Microsoft
8 72 (28.02%) Docker
9 65 (25.29%) Windows
10 64 (24.90%) PowerShell
11 60 (23.35%) Ansible
12 55 (21.40%) VMware
13 54 (21.01%) Google
14 53 (20.62%) SQL
15 52 (20.23%) Software Engineering
16 51 (19.84%) Puppet
17 50 (19.46%) .NET
17 50 (19.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 48 (18.68%) Web Services
18 48 (18.68%) Configuration Management
19 46 (17.90%) ITIL
19 46 (17.90%) Opscode Chef
20 45 (17.51%) Firewall
21 43 (16.73%) Java
22 42 (16.34%) Bash Shell
22 42 (16.34%) Problem-Solving
23 41 (15.95%) Microservices
24 39 (15.18%) Google Cloud Platform
25 38 (14.79%) OpenStack
25 38 (14.79%) SQL Server

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

Application Platforms
1 38 (14.79%) OpenStack
2 23 (8.95%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (6.61%) Apache
4 10 (3.89%) IIS
5 7 (2.72%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.33%) MS Exchange
7 5 (1.95%) nginx
7 5 (1.95%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.56%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.17%) Drupal
9 3 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.17%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.78%) Confluence
10 2 (0.78%) SAS
10 2 (0.78%) WordPress
11 1 (0.39%) CMS
11 1 (0.39%) Jetty
11 1 (0.39%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.39%) Umbraco
Applications
1 21 (8.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 151 (58.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 102 (39.69%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (15.18%) Google Cloud Platform
4 23 (8.95%) SaaS
5 20 (7.78%) AWS CloudFormation
5 20 (7.78%) IBM Cloud
5 20 (7.78%) PaaS
6 19 (7.39%) Amazon EC2
6 19 (7.39%) Office 365
7 18 (7.00%) IaaS
8 17 (6.61%) Amazon S3
9 16 (6.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 12 (4.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 12 (4.67%) Amazon Glacier
11 10 (3.89%) Amazon ELB
12 8 (3.11%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (2.72%) Azure Active Directory
14 3 (1.17%) Datadog
14 3 (1.17%) Dynamics 365
14 3 (1.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 45 (17.51%) Firewall
2 23 (8.95%) DNS
3 21 (8.17%) Network Security
4 19 (7.39%) VPN
5 13 (5.06%) DHCP
6 9 (3.50%) WAN
7 8 (3.11%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (2.33%) Internet
9 4 (1.56%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (1.56%) LAN
9 4 (1.56%) VLAN
10 3 (1.17%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (1.17%) SAN
10 3 (1.17%) Skype
11 2 (0.78%) HTTP
11 2 (0.78%) MPLS
11 2 (0.78%) NAS
11 2 (0.78%) PABX
11 2 (0.78%) SSL
11 2 (0.78%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (14.79%) SQL Server
2 25 (9.73%) MySQL
3 16 (6.23%) NoSQL
4 8 (3.11%) Azure SQL Database
4 8 (3.11%) Big Data
4 8 (3.11%) Couchbase
4 8 (3.11%) MongoDB
5 7 (2.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.56%) Redis
9 3 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.17%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.17%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (1.17%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.78%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 35 (13.62%) Jenkins
2 26 (10.12%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.89%) JUnit
4 7 (2.72%) TeamCity
5 6 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (2.33%) Vagrant
6 5 (1.95%) Ant
6 5 (1.95%) Chocolatey
6 5 (1.95%) MSBuild
6 5 (1.95%) NUnit
6 5 (1.95%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (1.95%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.95%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (1.56%) Mercurial
7 4 (1.56%) Subversion
7 4 (1.56%) Travis CI
8 3 (1.17%) JIRA
8 3 (1.17%) Maven
9 2 (0.78%) CircleCI
General
1 8 (3.11%) Manufacturing
2 7 (2.72%) Finance
3 6 (2.33%) Games
3 6 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.56%) Publishing
5 3 (1.17%) Marketing
6 2 (0.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (19.46%) .NET
2 48 (18.68%) Web Services
3 29 (11.28%) REST
4 26 (10.12%) Node.js
5 25 (9.73%) AngularJS
6 24 (9.34%) HTML
7 21 (8.17%) HTML5
8 16 (6.23%) ASP.NET
8 16 (6.23%) Middleware
9 12 (4.67%) Elastic Stack
10 10 (3.89%) Spring
11 8 (3.11%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (3.11%) Hystrix
11 8 (3.11%) Spring MVC
12 7 (2.72%) JSON
13 6 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (2.33%) React
14 5 (1.95%) Kafka
14 5 (1.95%) RabbitMQ
14 5 (1.95%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.45%) User Experience
2 26 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (9.73%) Self-Motivation
4 21 (8.17%) Data Centre
5 19 (7.39%) Computer Science
6 18 (7.00%) Hybrid Cloud
7 17 (6.61%) Linux Command Line
7 17 (6.61%) Public Cloud
8 9 (3.50%) Management Information System
9 8 (3.11%) Life Science
10 6 (2.33%) Social Media
11 5 (1.95%) Clustering
11 5 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (1.56%) Fintech
12 4 (1.56%) Semantic Web
13 3 (1.17%) Cloud Native
13 3 (1.17%) PKI
13 3 (1.17%) Private Cloud
13 3 (1.17%) Reinsurance
14 2 (0.78%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 118 (45.91%) Linux
2 65 (25.29%) Windows
3 36 (14.01%) Windows Server
4 25 (9.73%) Unix
5 19 (7.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (5.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (3.89%) Ubuntu
8 9 (3.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (3.11%) Windows 10
10 7 (2.72%) CentOS
11 5 (1.95%) Windows 7
11 5 (1.95%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.56%) DC/OS
13 2 (0.78%) Debian
13 2 (0.78%) Solaris
14 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (34.63%) DevOps
2 85 (33.07%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (20.23%) Software Engineering
4 50 (19.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 48 (18.68%) Configuration Management
6 46 (17.90%) ITIL
7 42 (16.34%) Problem-Solving
8 41 (15.95%) Microservices
9 35 (13.62%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (13.23%) Test Automation
11 31 (12.06%) UX Design
12 29 (11.28%) Web Application Development
13 22 (8.56%) MVC
14 21 (8.17%) Service Design
15 17 (6.61%) SDLC
16 16 (6.23%) Information Security
17 15 (5.84%) OO
17 15 (5.84%) Open Source
18 14 (5.45%) Continuous Delivery
19 13 (5.06%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (33.46%) Python
2 64 (24.90%) PowerShell
3 53 (20.62%) SQL
4 43 (16.73%) Java
5 42 (16.34%) Bash Shell
6 29 (11.28%) Go
7 25 (9.73%) C#
8 21 (8.17%) JavaScript
9 20 (7.78%) Ruby
10 9 (3.50%) Shell Script
11 7 (2.72%) R
12 6 (2.33%) PHP
13 4 (1.56%) Perl
14 3 (1.17%) C
15 2 (0.78%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.78%) VBA
16 1 (0.39%) Java 9
16 1 (0.39%) Korn
16 1 (0.39%) Rust
16 1 (0.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (8.56%) Cisco Certification
1 22 (8.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 19 (7.39%) CCNA
3 14 (5.45%) Degree
4 13 (5.06%) Security Cleared
5 8 (3.11%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.95%) AWS Certification
6 5 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.56%) MCSE
8 3 (1.17%) RHCE
8 3 (1.17%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.17%) VCP6
9 2 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.39%) CCNP
10 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.39%) MCP
10 1 (0.39%) MCSA
10 1 (0.39%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.39%) SLA
2 5 (1.95%) QA
3 1 (0.39%) GDPR
3 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 72 (28.02%) Docker
2 33 (12.84%) Active Directory
3 25 (9.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (8.56%) Hyper-V
5 17 (6.61%) vSphere
6 16 (6.23%) vCloud
7 6 (2.33%) LXC
8 4 (1.56%) iptables
8 4 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (1.56%) VirtualBox
9 3 (1.17%) Firmware
9 3 (1.17%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (1.17%) pfSense
10 2 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.39%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 60 (23.35%) Ansible
2 51 (19.84%) Puppet
3 46 (17.90%) Opscode Chef
4 32 (12.45%) Kubernetes
5 31 (12.06%) Terraform
6 5 (1.95%) Packer
6 5 (1.95%) ZABBIX
7 4 (1.56%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (1.56%) Grafana
7 4 (1.56%) Graylog
7 4 (1.56%) Nessus
7 4 (1.56%) StatsD
8 3 (1.17%) SCCM
8 3 (1.17%) SCOM
9 2 (0.78%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.78%) Kibana
9 2 (0.78%) logstash
9 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.78%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.39%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 79 (30.74%) Microsoft
2 55 (21.40%) VMware
3 54 (21.01%) Google
4 28 (10.89%) Oracle
5 20 (7.78%) Cisco
6 16 (6.23%) Ivanti
7 8 (3.11%) Concur
7 8 (3.11%) Red Hat
7 8 (3.11%) SAP
8 7 (2.72%) IBM
8 7 (2.72%) New Relic
9 6 (2.33%) Capita
9 6 (2.33%) Citrix
10 5 (1.95%) SaltStack
11 4 (1.56%) Dell
11 4 (1.56%) HP
12 3 (1.17%) Brocade
12 3 (1.17%) EMC
12 3 (1.17%) NetApp
12 3 (1.17%) Rackspace