Period
to 11 July 2020

The median annual salary for a Cloud Engineer was £53,750 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

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
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 299 287 321
Rank change year-on-year -12 +34 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 79 251 248
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.58% 0.94% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.98% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 68 255 225
Median annual salary £53,750 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.38% -4.55% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £34,700 £33,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,750 £71,250
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 12,952 25,674 29,806
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.56% 96.37% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10,531 20,964 24,854
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

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 11 July 2020.

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 11 July 2020. 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 +31 26 £63,750 +15.91% 9
Hampshire +44 23 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Surrey +32 18 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Buckinghamshire +39 14 £57,500 +43.75% 2
Berkshire +47 11 £70,000 +16.67% 5
East Sussex +38 10 £50,000 +3.09% 1
Kent +36 2 £50,000 -25.93% 1
Oxfordshire +19 1 £35,000 -26.32% 2
Cloud Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2020, 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 58 (73.42%) Azure
2 49 (62.03%) AWS
3 46 (58.23%) DevOps
4 34 (43.04%) PowerShell
5 33 (41.77%) Linux
6 29 (36.71%) Windows
7 26 (32.91%) Terraform
8 23 (29.11%) Windows Server
8 23 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (26.58%) SQL
10 20 (25.32%) Ansible
10 20 (25.32%) Kubernetes
10 20 (25.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 19 (24.05%) Docker
12 17 (21.52%) Python
12 17 (21.52%) Active Directory
13 16 (20.25%) Microsoft
14 15 (18.99%) PaaS
14 15 (18.99%) IaaS
14 15 (18.99%) Apache
15 14 (17.72%) GCP
16 13 (16.46%) Bash Shell
16 13 (16.46%) VPN
16 13 (16.46%) Firewall
16 13 (16.46%) VMware
17 12 (15.19%) Public Cloud
17 12 (15.19%) Serverless
18 11 (13.92%) AWS Lambda
18 11 (13.92%) Scrum
18 11 (13.92%) DNS

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 15 (18.99%) Apache
2 6 (7.59%) Confluence
2 6 (7.59%) OpenStack
3 5 (6.33%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (5.06%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 58 (73.42%) Azure
2 49 (62.03%) AWS
3 15 (18.99%) IaaS
3 15 (18.99%) PaaS
4 14 (17.72%) GCP
5 12 (15.19%) Serverless
6 11 (13.92%) AWS Lambda
7 10 (12.66%) Office 365
7 10 (12.66%) SaaS
8 8 (10.13%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (10.13%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (7.59%) Power Platform
10 4 (5.06%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (5.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (3.80%) Amazon ECS
11 3 (3.80%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 3 (3.80%) Azure Functions
11 3 (3.80%) Datadog
11 3 (3.80%) GitHub
11 3 (3.80%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.46%) Firewall
1 13 (16.46%) VPN
2 11 (13.92%) DNS
3 4 (5.06%) Internet
3 4 (5.06%) LAN
3 4 (5.06%) Network Security
3 4 (5.06%) WAN
4 3 (3.80%) DMZ
5 1 (1.27%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.59%) MySQL
3 4 (5.06%) Apache Hive
3 4 (5.06%) Presto
3 4 (5.06%) Snowflake Schema
4 3 (3.80%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (3.80%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.80%) Power BI
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (12.66%) Jenkins
2 8 (10.13%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.59%) JIRA
4 3 (3.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.53%) Fiddler
5 2 (2.53%) LINQPad
5 2 (2.53%) Postman
6 1 (1.27%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (12.66%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Retail
2 5 (6.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.53%) Police
4 1 (1.27%) Advertising
4 1 (1.27%) Billing
4 1 (1.27%) Games
4 1 (1.27%) Korean Language
4 1 (1.27%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.39%) .NET
2 7 (8.86%) Web Services
3 6 (7.59%) CSS
3 6 (7.59%) HTML
3 6 (7.59%) LAMP
4 5 (6.33%) Laravel
4 5 (6.33%) REST
4 5 (6.33%) Symfony
4 5 (6.33%) Vue.js
5 4 (5.06%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (5.06%) Spring
6 3 (3.80%) AngularJS
6 3 (3.80%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (3.80%) JSON
6 3 (3.80%) Kafka
6 3 (3.80%) RESTful
6 3 (3.80%) Spring Boot
6 3 (3.80%) Spring Cloud
7 2 (2.53%) .NET Core
8 1 (1.27%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.19%) Public Cloud
2 10 (12.66%) Data Centre
3 8 (10.13%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (8.86%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (6.33%) Mobile App
6 4 (5.06%) Cloud Native
7 3 (3.80%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.53%) Digital Media
8 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (2.53%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (2.53%) Private Cloud
8 2 (2.53%) Replication
9 1 (1.27%) Clustering
9 1 (1.27%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.27%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.27%) Thin Client
9 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (41.77%) Linux
2 29 (36.71%) Windows
3 23 (29.11%) Windows Server
4 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2016
5 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.27%) CentOS
6 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.27%) Unix
6 1 (1.27%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (58.23%) DevOps
2 23 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (25.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 11 (13.92%) Scrum
5 10 (12.66%) Mentoring
6 8 (10.13%) Configuration Management
6 8 (10.13%) Migration
7 7 (8.86%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (8.86%) Coaching
8 6 (7.59%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (7.59%) Customer Requirements
8 6 (7.59%) Load Balancing
8 6 (7.59%) OOP
8 6 (7.59%) Software Engineering
8 6 (7.59%) Task Automation
9 5 (6.33%) Infrastructure as Code
9 5 (6.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (6.33%) TDD
9 5 (6.33%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 34 (43.04%) PowerShell
2 21 (26.58%) SQL
3 17 (21.52%) Python
4 13 (16.46%) Bash Shell
5 10 (12.66%) JavaScript
6 9 (11.39%) Java
7 6 (7.59%) PHP
8 5 (6.33%) C
9 3 (3.80%) C#
9 3 (3.80%) Ruby
9 3 (3.80%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.27%) Go
Qualifications
1 5 (6.33%) Degree
1 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.06%) MCSA
2 4 (5.06%) MCSE
3 2 (2.53%) AWS Certification
3 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.27%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.80%) GDPR
2 3 (3.80%) NIST
2 3 (3.80%) NIST 800
3 2 (2.53%) QA
4 1 (1.27%) NCSC
4 1 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (24.05%) Docker
2 17 (21.52%) Active Directory
3 6 (7.59%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.06%) vCloud
4 4 (5.06%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (3.80%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (32.91%) Terraform
2 20 (25.32%) Ansible
2 20 (25.32%) Kubernetes
3 9 (11.39%) Puppet
4 3 (3.80%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.80%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (3.80%) logstash
4 3 (3.80%) Mesos
4 3 (3.80%) NetBackup
4 3 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.80%) Prometheus
5 2 (2.53%) Istio
5 2 (2.53%) SCCM
5 2 (2.53%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.27%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (1.27%) OpenView
6 1 (1.27%) Packer
6 1 (1.27%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (20.25%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.46%) VMware
3 6 (7.59%) Google
4 4 (5.06%) HP
5 3 (3.80%) Cisco
5 3 (3.80%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.80%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.53%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.27%) New Relic
7 1 (1.27%) Splunk