Period
to 19 October 2021

The median annual salary for a Cloud Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 19 October 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 > South East
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 217 200 308
Rank change year-on-year -17 +108 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 260 92 223
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.45% 1.16% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 1.20% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 153 79 208
10th Percentile £41,250 £33,750 £35,700
25th Percentile £46,250 £36,750 £46,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £50,000 £58,364
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% -14.33% +1.50%
75th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £79,500 £77,500 £80,375
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 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 16,688 7,671 24,234
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.21% 96.37% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11,704 6,383 20,071
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £66,000 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% +4.00%

Cloud Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Cloud Engineer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cloud Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

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 19 October 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
Thames Valley -24 107 £57,500 +2.22% 19
Hampshire -61 82 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Buckinghamshire -21 56 £57,500 +27.78% 4
Berkshire -47 44 £65,000 -25.71% 13
Surrey -65 22 £60,000 +11.63% 6
East Sussex -44 21 £77,500 +72.22% 1
West Sussex +2 18 £55,000 +100.00% 3
Oxfordshire -26 8 £62,500 - 2
Kent -39 3 £67,500 - 2
Cloud Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 South East region featuring Cloud Engineer in the job title.

1 174 (66.92%) Azure
2 171 (65.77%) AWS
3 160 (61.54%) DevOps
4 114 (43.85%) Terraform
5 107 (41.15%) Linux
6 104 (40.00%) Ansible
7 102 (39.23%) Python
8 98 (37.69%) Agile Software Development
9 85 (32.69%) Microsoft
10 77 (29.62%) PaaS
11 73 (28.08%) Windows
12 71 (27.31%) Bash Shell
13 68 (26.15%) Jenkins
14 67 (25.77%) Infrastructure as Code
15 66 (25.38%) Active Directory
16 65 (25.00%) IaaS
17 62 (23.85%) Java
17 62 (23.85%) Finance
18 58 (22.31%) Git (software)
18 58 (22.31%) PowerShell
19 48 (18.46%) Azure Active Directory
20 47 (18.08%) AWS CloudFormation
21 46 (17.69%) Analytics
21 46 (17.69%) Problem-Solving
22 45 (17.31%) Virtual Machines
22 45 (17.31%) Puppet
23 44 (16.92%) Scrum
23 44 (16.92%) SLA
24 41 (15.77%) Banking
24 41 (15.77%) Microsoft 365

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 19 (7.31%) Apache
2 14 (5.38%) Cloud Foundry
2 14 (5.38%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (5.38%) GemFire
2 14 (5.38%) nginx
3 12 (4.62%) Apache Spark
4 6 (2.31%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.92%) Confluence
6 4 (1.54%) Apache Airflow
7 2 (0.77%) IIS
7 2 (0.77%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.38%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (2.31%) MicroStation
1 6 (2.31%) Revit
2 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 174 (66.92%) Azure
2 171 (65.77%) AWS
3 77 (29.62%) PaaS
4 65 (25.00%) IaaS
5 48 (18.46%) Azure Active Directory
6 47 (18.08%) AWS CloudFormation
7 41 (15.77%) Microsoft 365
8 34 (13.08%) Serverless
9 32 (12.31%) GitHub
10 31 (11.92%) AWS Lambda
11 28 (10.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 24 (9.23%) AWS CloudTrail
13 23 (8.85%) Amazon S3
13 23 (8.85%) GCP
14 21 (8.08%) Amazon EC2
15 17 (6.54%) SaaS
16 16 (6.15%) Amazon SQS
17 15 (5.77%) Amazon EMR
18 14 (5.38%) Amazon EKS
18 14 (5.38%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.23%) HTTP
2 18 (6.92%) Firewall
3 15 (5.77%) Cisco IPT
4 14 (5.38%) Calico
5 11 (4.23%) VPN
6 8 (3.08%) DNS
6 8 (3.08%) SAN
7 6 (2.31%) MPLS
7 6 (2.31%) VoIP
8 3 (1.15%) DHCP
8 3 (1.15%) Internet
9 2 (0.77%) DMZ
9 2 (0.77%) Wireless
10 1 (0.38%) Network Security
10 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.85%) Amazon RDS
2 21 (8.08%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (6.92%) Big Data
4 16 (6.15%) Data Lake
5 15 (5.77%) Amazon Athena
5 15 (5.77%) Electronic Patient Records
6 13 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 13 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
7 10 (3.85%) MySQL
7 10 (3.85%) Redis
8 9 (3.46%) NoSQL
8 9 (3.46%) SQL Server
9 4 (1.54%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (1.15%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.15%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.77%) GIS
11 2 (0.77%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.77%) Presto
11 2 (0.77%) Tableau
11 2 (0.77%) Tableau Server
Development Applications
1 68 (26.15%) Jenkins
2 58 (22.31%) Git (software)
3 23 (8.85%) Octopus Deploy
3 23 (8.85%) TeamCity
4 14 (5.38%) Cucumber
4 14 (5.38%) Gradle
4 14 (5.38%) gulp
4 14 (5.38%) Protractor
4 14 (5.38%) Selenium
4 14 (5.38%) Sonatype Nexus
5 9 (3.46%) kappa
6 8 (3.08%) Bitbucket
6 8 (3.08%) JIRA
7 6 (2.31%) GitLab
8 3 (1.15%) CircleCI
8 3 (1.15%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.77%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 62 (23.85%) Finance
2 41 (15.77%) Banking
3 33 (12.69%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 33 (12.69%) Law
4 26 (10.00%) Organisational Skills
5 22 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (7.69%) Social Skills
7 5 (1.92%) Automotive
7 5 (1.92%) Retail
7 5 (1.92%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.54%) Presentation Skills
9 2 (0.77%) Advertising
9 2 (0.77%) Games
9 2 (0.77%) Legal
9 2 (0.77%) Marketing
10 1 (0.38%) Billing
10 1 (0.38%) Electronics
10 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.38%) .NET
1 27 (10.38%) Elastic Stack
1 27 (10.38%) Kafka
2 24 (9.23%) RabbitMQ
3 21 (8.08%) Node.js
4 17 (6.54%) Spring Boot
5 14 (5.38%) ActiveMQ
5 14 (5.38%) AngularJS
5 14 (5.38%) ARM Templates
5 14 (5.38%) J2EE
5 14 (5.38%) Spring
5 14 (5.38%) Spring Integration
5 14 (5.38%) WireMock
6 5 (1.92%) JSON
7 4 (1.54%) LDAP
8 3 (1.15%) Hibernate
8 3 (1.15%) RESTful
8 3 (1.15%) SAML
8 3 (1.15%) Web Services
9 2 (0.77%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.31%) Public Cloud
2 25 (9.62%) Management Information System
3 22 (8.46%) Clustering
4 19 (7.31%) Cloud Native
5 11 (4.23%) Hybrid Cloud
6 9 (3.46%) Data Centre
7 8 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (2.31%) Online Banking
8 6 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.54%) Arduino
9 4 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.54%) Raspberry Pi
9 4 (1.54%) Replication
10 3 (1.15%) Legacy Systems
11 2 (0.77%) CMDB
11 2 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.77%) Legacy Applications
11 2 (0.77%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.38%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.38%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 107 (41.15%) Linux
2 73 (28.08%) Windows
3 25 (9.62%) Windows Server
4 15 (5.77%) Unix
5 9 (3.46%) CentOS
6 6 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.54%) Amazon Linux
7 4 (1.54%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.15%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (0.77%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.38%) AIX
10 1 (0.38%) Solaris
10 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (61.54%) DevOps
2 98 (37.69%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (25.77%) Infrastructure as Code
4 46 (17.69%) Analytics
4 46 (17.69%) Problem-Solving
5 44 (16.92%) Scrum
6 38 (14.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 37 (14.23%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 36 (13.85%) Software Engineering
9 33 (12.69%) Digital Banking
10 30 (11.54%) Problem Management
11 28 (10.77%) Continuous Improvement
12 27 (10.38%) Computer Science
12 27 (10.38%) Service-Level Objective
13 26 (10.00%) Cloud Operations
14 24 (9.23%) Deployment Automation
15 21 (8.08%) Disaster Recovery
16 20 (7.69%) High Availability
16 20 (7.69%) Migration
17 19 (7.31%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (39.23%) Python
2 71 (27.31%) Bash Shell
3 62 (23.85%) Java
4 58 (22.31%) PowerShell
5 28 (10.77%) SQL
6 19 (7.31%) JavaScript
7 18 (6.92%) PHP
8 17 (6.54%) Go
9 15 (5.77%) Scala
9 15 (5.77%) Shell Script
10 13 (5.00%) Ruby
11 11 (4.23%) C#
12 5 (1.92%) Perl
13 2 (0.77%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.38%) C
14 1 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (14.62%) Degree
2 27 (10.38%) AWS Certification
3 24 (9.23%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (6.15%) CISSP
4 16 (6.15%) Security Cleared
5 15 (5.77%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 14 (5.38%) OCP
6 14 (5.38%) Oracle Certification
7 9 (3.46%) CCSP
8 5 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.15%) CCNA
9 3 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (1.15%) MCSE
9 3 (1.15%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.77%) SANS
11 1 (0.38%) CEH
11 1 (0.38%) GPEN
11 1 (0.38%) MCSA
11 1 (0.38%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (16.92%) SLA
2 9 (3.46%) QA
3 4 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.15%) GDPR
4 3 (1.15%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.77%) NIST
6 1 (0.38%) COBIT
6 1 (0.38%) NCSC
System Software
1 66 (25.38%) Active Directory
2 45 (17.31%) Virtual Machines
3 29 (11.15%) Docker
4 18 (6.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (6.15%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.15%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 114 (43.85%) Terraform
2 104 (40.00%) Ansible
3 45 (17.31%) Puppet
4 39 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
5 33 (12.69%) Kubernetes
6 14 (5.38%) Grafana
6 14 (5.38%) Kibana
7 8 (3.08%) Microsoft Intune
8 7 (2.69%) SCCM
9 4 (1.54%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (1.15%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 1 (0.38%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.38%) Packer
11 1 (0.38%) Pingdom
11 1 (0.38%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.38%) Salt
11 1 (0.38%) SCOM
11 1 (0.38%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.38%) WMI
11 1 (0.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 85 (32.69%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.08%) VMware
3 19 (7.31%) Oracle
4 15 (5.77%) Databricks
5 12 (4.62%) Google
6 10 (3.85%) Cisco
7 9 (3.46%) ServiceNow
8 8 (3.08%) Meraki
9 7 (2.69%) Citrix
9 7 (2.69%) Juniper
10 6 (2.31%) Adobe
10 6 (2.31%) Apple
10 6 (2.31%) ESET
10 6 (2.31%) Vectorworks
11 4 (1.54%) Atlassian
12 3 (1.15%) PayPal
12 3 (1.15%) Red Hat
13 2 (0.77%) IBM
13 2 (0.77%) Palo Alto
14 1 (0.38%) HP