Period
to 16 November 2019

The median annual salary for a Cloud Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 16 November 2019.

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
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 300 340 320
Rank change year-on-year +40 -20 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 216 202 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.86% 0.70% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.73% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 208 178 215
South East median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £36,175 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £72,950 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 24,073 27,797 29,590
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 96.42% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 19,761 23,107 24,711
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,340 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,419 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.84% - +5.26%

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 16 November 2019.

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 16 November 2019. 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 +52 100 £62,500 +8.70% 14
Berkshire +63 73 £63,750 +10.87% 10
Hampshire +37 49 £47,500 -8.65% 6
Surrey +27 45 £65,000 +8.33% 4
Buckinghamshire +23 18 £57,500 +15.00% 3
East Sussex +8 14 £67,500 +28.57% 5
Oxfordshire -7 11 £57,500 -11.54% 1
Kent +1 5 £37,500 -42.31%
West Sussex -6 3 £80,000 +28.00% 2
Cloud Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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.

1 150 (69.44%) Azure
2 112 (51.85%) AWS
3 102 (47.22%) Linux
4 95 (43.98%) Windows
5 83 (38.43%) PowerShell
5 83 (38.43%) DevOps
6 78 (36.11%) Docker
7 69 (31.94%) Ansible
7 69 (31.94%) Terraform
8 67 (31.02%) Windows Server
9 64 (29.63%) SQL
9 64 (29.63%) Microsoft
10 60 (27.78%) Active Directory
10 60 (27.78%) VMware
10 60 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 59 (27.31%) Python
12 58 (26.85%) Kubernetes
13 54 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
14 53 (24.54%) Infrastructure as Code
15 51 (23.61%) SaaS
15 51 (23.61%) Hyper-V
15 51 (23.61%) Firewall
16 48 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
17 47 (21.76%) Office 365
18 40 (18.52%) IaaS
19 39 (18.06%) Finance
20 37 (17.13%) Opscode Chef
20 37 (17.13%) Configuration Management
20 37 (17.13%) Bash Shell
21 34 (15.74%) Public Cloud

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 23 (10.65%) IIS
2 19 (8.80%) Apache
3 14 (6.48%) SharePoint
4 13 (6.02%) MS Exchange
4 13 (6.02%) nginx
5 12 (5.56%) JBoss
5 12 (5.56%) Tomcat
6 11 (5.09%) OpenStack
6 11 (5.09%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (2.31%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.93%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.46%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.46%) Confluence
11 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 150 (69.44%) Azure
2 112 (51.85%) AWS
3 51 (23.61%) SaaS
4 47 (21.76%) Office 365
5 40 (18.52%) IaaS
6 32 (14.81%) PaaS
7 30 (13.89%) Azure Active Directory
8 16 (7.41%) Serverless
9 13 (6.02%) GCP
10 12 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
11 10 (4.63%) Cloud Computing
12 9 (4.17%) GitHub
12 9 (4.17%) OpenShift
13 8 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
14 7 (3.24%) Azure Stack
15 6 (2.78%) Amazon Cognito
15 6 (2.78%) AWS CodePipeline
15 6 (2.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 4 (1.85%) Azure Data Factory
16 4 (1.85%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 51 (23.61%) Firewall
2 25 (11.57%) DNS
3 23 (10.65%) VPN
4 17 (7.87%) WAN
5 16 (7.41%) Internet
5 16 (7.41%) LAN
6 14 (6.48%) Network Security
6 14 (6.48%) TCP/IP
7 11 (5.09%) DHCP
8 7 (3.24%) WLAN
9 6 (2.78%) SAN
10 5 (2.31%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (2.31%) SMTP
10 5 (2.31%) SSL
11 4 (1.85%) DMZ
12 2 (0.93%) Skype
12 2 (0.93%) VSAN
13 1 (0.46%) Cisco Nexus
13 1 (0.46%) Fibre Channel
13 1 (0.46%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (15.74%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.72%) Azure SQL Database
3 14 (6.48%) MySQL
4 11 (5.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (5.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (5.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (3.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 7 (3.24%) RDBMS
5 7 (3.24%) Redis
5 7 (3.24%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.24%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (3.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.85%) Big Data
8 3 (1.39%) Power BI
9 2 (0.93%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.46%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.46%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 22 (10.19%) Jenkins
2 16 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 12 (5.56%) Visual Studio Team System
4 11 (5.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (5.09%) Visual Studio
5 7 (3.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (2.78%) Bitbucket
7 4 (1.85%) Chocolatey
7 4 (1.85%) Gradle
7 4 (1.85%) Maven
8 2 (0.93%) Subversion
9 1 (0.46%) Ant
9 1 (0.46%) GitLab
9 1 (0.46%) JIRA
9 1 (0.46%) JMeter
9 1 (0.46%) The Grinder
General
1 39 (18.06%) Finance
2 12 (5.56%) Public Sector
3 9 (4.17%) Electronics
4 7 (3.24%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.24%) Marketing
4 7 (3.24%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.85%) Billing
5 4 (1.85%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.39%) Games
6 3 (1.39%) Retail
7 2 (0.93%) Banking
7 2 (0.93%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.41%) .NET
2 14 (6.48%) ActiveMQ
2 14 (6.48%) JSON
2 14 (6.48%) RabbitMQ
3 11 (5.09%) X-Windows
4 8 (3.70%) Elastic Stack
5 7 (3.24%) AWS Amplify
6 5 (2.31%) LAPP Stack
7 4 (1.85%) AngularJS
7 4 (1.85%) Memcached
7 4 (1.85%) Web Services
8 3 (1.39%) .NET Core
8 3 (1.39%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.39%) LAMP
8 3 (1.39%) Spring
9 2 (0.93%) Swagger
9 2 (0.93%) YAML
10 1 (0.46%) Kafka
10 1 (0.46%) React
10 1 (0.46%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.74%) Public Cloud
2 28 (12.96%) Hybrid Cloud
3 27 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 18 (8.33%) Private Cloud
5 17 (7.87%) Linux Command Line
6 11 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (5.09%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (4.17%) Management Information System
8 7 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (2.78%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.39%) Replication
11 2 (0.93%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Cloud
12 1 (0.46%) Clustering
12 1 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 102 (47.22%) Linux
2 95 (43.98%) Windows
3 67 (31.02%) Windows Server
4 24 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (7.87%) Windows 10
6 16 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (6.02%) Unix
7 13 (6.02%) Windows 7
8 11 (5.09%) Windows 8
9 7 (3.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.85%) CentOS
12 2 (0.93%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.46%) Android
13 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.46%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (38.43%) DevOps
2 60 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 54 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (24.54%) Infrastructure as Code
5 37 (17.13%) Configuration Management
6 23 (10.65%) Continuous Deployment
6 23 (10.65%) Mentoring
7 22 (10.19%) Migration
7 22 (10.19%) Problem-Solving
8 19 (8.80%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (8.80%) Task Automation
9 18 (8.33%) Tech Ops
10 17 (7.87%) Open Source
11 16 (7.41%) Scrum
12 15 (6.94%) Computer Science
13 14 (6.48%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (6.48%) Deployment Automation
14 13 (6.02%) Capacity Planning
14 13 (6.02%) Root Cause Analysis
15 12 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 83 (38.43%) PowerShell
2 64 (29.63%) SQL
3 59 (27.31%) Python
4 37 (17.13%) Bash Shell
5 32 (14.81%) Ruby
6 30 (13.89%) Java
7 18 (8.33%) PHP
8 16 (7.41%) C#
9 14 (6.48%) Go
10 12 (5.56%) JavaScript
11 11 (5.09%) Perl
12 10 (4.63%) C
13 9 (4.17%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.85%) Scala
15 1 (0.46%) C++
15 1 (0.46%) Clojure
15 1 (0.46%) Java 8
15 1 (0.46%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 20 (9.26%) Degree
2 13 (6.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (3.70%) AWS Certification
3 8 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (3.70%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.24%) CCNA
4 7 (3.24%) CCNP
4 7 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.24%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.85%) MCSE
6 3 (1.39%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.46%) CISM
8 1 (0.46%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.94%) SLA
2 8 (3.70%) QA
3 3 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.46%) GDPR
4 1 (0.46%) NCSC
System Software
1 78 (36.11%) Docker
2 60 (27.78%) Active Directory
3 51 (23.61%) Hyper-V
4 48 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (10.65%) vSphere
6 16 (7.41%) vCloud
7 11 (5.09%) LXC
8 7 (3.24%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (2.78%) NFS
10 5 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.93%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 2 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.93%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 69 (31.94%) Ansible
1 69 (31.94%) Terraform
2 58 (26.85%) Kubernetes
3 37 (17.13%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (13.89%) Puppet
5 10 (4.63%) Nagios
6 7 (3.24%) Kibana
7 6 (2.78%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (2.78%) logstash
8 5 (2.31%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (1.85%) PowerCLI
9 4 (1.85%) vCenter Server
9 4 (1.85%) vRealize
9 4 (1.85%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 3 (1.39%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.46%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.46%) Grafana
11 1 (0.46%) Graphite
11 1 (0.46%) Mesos
Vendors
1 64 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 60 (27.78%) VMware
3 26 (12.04%) Oracle
4 18 (8.33%) Google
5 14 (6.48%) Cisco
6 12 (5.56%) Citrix
7 8 (3.70%) Red Hat
8 7 (3.24%) Atlassian
8 7 (3.24%) SAP
8 7 (3.24%) Sun
9 5 (2.31%) CheckPoint
9 5 (2.31%) Ivanti
9 5 (2.31%) Veeam
10 3 (1.39%) CommVault
11 2 (0.93%) Dell
11 2 (0.93%) EMC
12 1 (0.46%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.46%) LogRhythm
12 1 (0.46%) Meraki
12 1 (0.46%) Splunk