Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 331 307 330
Rank change year-on-year -24 +23 +128
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 220 265 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.76% 0.91% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.94% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 187 213 252
South East median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,250 £66,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 28,086 28,103 34,132
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.46% 96.71% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 23,339 23,444 28,680
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,680 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -8 111 £57,500 - 14
Oxfordshire +18 52 £65,000 +8.33% 9
Berkshire -46 49 £57,500 - 4
Surrey +31 43 £60,000 +50.00% 8
Hampshire -42 40 £42,500 -25.11% 2
West Sussex -18 14 £62,500 +13.64% 1
Buckinghamshire +16 10 £51,250 +13.89% 1
East Sussex -18 10 £52,500 +50.00% 4
Kent +11 1 £35,000 -56.25%
Middlesex - 1 - -
Cloud Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 130 (59.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 107 (48.64%) Linux
3 89 (40.45%) Amazon AWS
4 77 (35.00%) DevOps
5 75 (34.09%) Microsoft
6 73 (33.18%) Agile Software Development
7 67 (30.45%) Windows
8 62 (28.18%) .NET
9 59 (26.82%) VMware
10 56 (25.45%) Python
11 53 (24.09%) PowerShell
11 53 (24.09%) Google
12 52 (23.64%) SQL
13 51 (23.18%) Software Engineering
14 50 (22.73%) Docker
15 46 (20.91%) Web Services
16 40 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 40 (18.18%) C#
16 40 (18.18%) Active Directory
17 38 (17.27%) ITIL
17 38 (17.27%) Windows Server
18 37 (16.82%) Java
18 37 (16.82%) Configuration Management
19 36 (16.36%) Test Automation
20 35 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
20 35 (15.91%) Google Cloud Platform
21 34 (15.45%) Firewall
22 33 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
22 33 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
22 33 (15.00%) Microservices

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 25 (11.36%) OpenStack
2 18 (8.18%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (8.18%) IIS
3 15 (6.82%) Apache
4 13 (5.91%) SharePoint
5 11 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (3.18%) nginx
7 5 (2.27%) Drupal
8 4 (1.82%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.82%) WordPress
9 3 (1.36%) Confluence
9 3 (1.36%) GemFire
9 3 (1.36%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.91%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.91%) CMS
10 2 (0.91%) Kentico
10 2 (0.91%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.91%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.45%) JBoss
11 1 (0.45%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 13 (5.91%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 130 (59.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 89 (40.45%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (15.91%) Google Cloud Platform
4 21 (9.55%) PaaS
5 20 (9.09%) SaaS
6 19 (8.64%) IaaS
7 15 (6.82%) AWS CloudFormation
8 13 (5.91%) Azure Active Directory
9 12 (5.45%) Office 365
10 10 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
11 9 (4.09%) Amazon S3
12 8 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
12 8 (3.64%) IBM Cloud
12 8 (3.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 6 (2.73%) Amazon ELB
13 6 (2.73%) Amazon Glacier
14 4 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
14 4 (1.82%) Route 53
15 3 (1.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 2 (0.91%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 34 (15.45%) Firewall
2 27 (12.27%) DNS
3 18 (8.18%) Internet
4 16 (7.27%) Network Security
5 15 (6.82%) VPN
6 11 (5.00%) DHCP
7 8 (3.64%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (1.36%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (1.36%) LAN
9 3 (1.36%) Software-Defined Networking
9 3 (1.36%) WAN
10 2 (0.91%) MPLS
10 2 (0.91%) PABX
10 2 (0.91%) Skype
10 2 (0.91%) SSL
11 1 (0.45%) SAN
11 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.45%) VLAN
11 1 (0.45%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.18%) MySQL
2 26 (11.82%) SQL Server
3 18 (8.18%) MongoDB
4 13 (5.91%) Azure SQL Database
4 13 (5.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (4.09%) Relational Database
8 8 (3.64%) NoSQL
9 7 (3.18%) Big Data
10 5 (2.27%) MariaDB
11 4 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (1.82%) Redis
12 3 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.91%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
14 1 (0.45%) DB2
14 1 (0.45%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 22 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 21 (9.55%) Jenkins
3 13 (5.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (5.45%) Visual Studio
5 11 (5.00%) Chocolatey
5 11 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
6 7 (3.18%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.27%) Ant
7 5 (2.27%) MSBuild
7 5 (2.27%) NUnit
7 5 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (2.27%) Subversion
8 4 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.82%) JIRA
8 4 (1.82%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.36%) CircleCI
9 3 (1.36%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.36%) Gatling
10 2 (0.91%) Travis CI
10 2 (0.91%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (3.64%) Manufacturing
2 6 (2.73%) Marketing
2 6 (2.73%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.27%) Games
4 4 (1.82%) Finance
5 3 (1.36%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.36%) Automotive
6 2 (0.91%) Publishing
7 1 (0.45%) Advertising
7 1 (0.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (28.18%) .NET
2 46 (20.91%) Web Services
3 29 (13.18%) AngularJS
4 23 (10.45%) HTML
5 21 (9.55%) ASP.NET
6 19 (8.64%) HTML5
7 16 (7.27%) REST
8 13 (5.91%) JSON
9 11 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (5.00%) X-Windows
10 10 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (4.55%) Node.js
10 10 (4.55%) React
11 9 (4.09%) Elastic Stack
12 8 (3.64%) RabbitMQ
13 7 (3.18%) Middleware
14 6 (2.73%) LAMP
14 6 (2.73%) MEAN Stack
15 5 (2.27%) Kafka
15 5 (2.27%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.09%) User Experience
2 29 (13.18%) Data Centre
3 28 (12.73%) Self-Motivation
4 25 (11.36%) Public Cloud
5 22 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
6 20 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (8.18%) Computer Science
8 13 (5.91%) Management Information System
9 11 (5.00%) Life Science
10 10 (4.55%) Social Media
11 8 (3.64%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
13 4 (1.82%) e-Learning
13 4 (1.82%) Fintech
13 4 (1.82%) PKI
13 4 (1.82%) Private Cloud
14 3 (1.36%) Reinsurance
15 2 (0.91%) Algorithms
15 2 (0.91%) Cloud Native
15 2 (0.91%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 107 (48.64%) Linux
2 67 (30.45%) Windows
3 38 (17.27%) Windows Server
4 24 (10.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (8.64%) Unix
6 15 (6.82%) Windows 10
7 14 (6.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (5.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (5.00%) Ubuntu
9 11 (5.00%) Windows 7
9 11 (5.00%) Windows 8
10 10 (4.55%) CentOS
11 2 (0.91%) CoreOS
11 2 (0.91%) DC/OS
11 2 (0.91%) Solaris
12 1 (0.45%) Debian
12 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (35.00%) DevOps
2 73 (33.18%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (23.18%) Software Engineering
4 40 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 38 (17.27%) ITIL
6 37 (16.82%) Configuration Management
7 36 (16.36%) Test Automation
8 33 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (15.00%) Microservices
8 33 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
9 29 (13.18%) UX Design
10 27 (12.27%) Web Application Development
11 21 (9.55%) MVC
11 21 (9.55%) OO
12 18 (8.18%) Cloud Operations
13 16 (7.27%) Continuous Delivery
14 15 (6.82%) Mathematics
15 14 (6.36%) Continuous Deployment
16 13 (5.91%) Information Security
16 13 (5.91%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 56 (25.45%) Python
2 53 (24.09%) PowerShell
3 52 (23.64%) SQL
4 40 (18.18%) C#
5 37 (16.82%) Java
6 32 (14.55%) Bash Shell
7 30 (13.64%) Go
8 19 (8.64%) JavaScript
9 18 (8.18%) Ruby
10 9 (4.09%) Shell Script
11 7 (3.18%) PHP
12 4 (1.82%) C
12 4 (1.82%) R
13 2 (0.91%) Perl
13 2 (0.91%) Rust
13 2 (0.91%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.91%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.91%) VBA
14 1 (0.45%) Java 8
14 1 (0.45%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 18 (8.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 15 (6.82%) CCNA
2 15 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (5.00%) Degree
4 10 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (3.18%) AWS Certification
5 7 (3.18%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (3.18%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.73%) RHCA
7 4 (1.82%) VCP6
8 3 (1.36%) MCSE
8 3 (1.36%) RHCE
9 2 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.91%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.91%) NCIE
9 2 (0.91%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.45%) HP ASE
10 1 (0.45%) HPE ATP
10 1 (0.45%) MCSA
10 1 (0.45%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.91%) SLA
2 6 (2.73%) QA
3 2 (0.91%) GDPR
System Software
1 50 (22.73%) Docker
2 40 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 35 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (11.82%) Hyper-V
5 14 (6.36%) LXC
6 12 (5.45%) vSphere
7 11 (5.00%) vCloud
8 4 (1.82%) iptables
9 3 (1.36%) Firmware
9 3 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.91%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.45%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 33 (15.00%) Ansible
1 33 (15.00%) Puppet
2 25 (11.36%) Kubernetes
3 24 (10.91%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (6.82%) Terraform
5 5 (2.27%) ZABBIX
6 4 (1.82%) Grafana
6 4 (1.82%) Graylog
6 4 (1.82%) Nessus
7 3 (1.36%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.91%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.91%) Check_MK
8 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.91%) Packer
8 2 (0.91%) SCCM
8 2 (0.91%) SCOM
9 1 (0.45%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.45%) Consul
9 1 (0.45%) Marathon
9 1 (0.45%) SCSM
Vendors
1 75 (34.09%) Microsoft
2 59 (26.82%) VMware
3 53 (24.09%) Google
4 29 (13.18%) Oracle
5 14 (6.36%) Cisco
5 14 (6.36%) Red Hat
6 11 (5.00%) Ivanti
7 8 (3.64%) Sybase
8 5 (2.27%) Citrix
8 5 (2.27%) HP
8 5 (2.27%) NetApp
9 4 (1.82%) 3PAR
9 4 (1.82%) IBM
10 3 (1.36%) Rackspace
10 3 (1.36%) Virgin Media
11 2 (0.91%) Peoplefluent
11 2 (0.91%) Proofpoint
11 2 (0.91%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.45%) Apple
12 1 (0.45%) Veeam