Period
to 27 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Cloud Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 317 300 383
Rank change year-on-year -17 +83 +125
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 248 268 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.82% 0.92% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.95% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 206 242 199
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £33,750 £36,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £71,875 £72,375 £65,250
England median annual salary £58,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.36% +4.76% +5.00%

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 29,398 28,302 36,385
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.93% 96.85% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24,486 23,654 31,007
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,750
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +19 157 £60,000 +4.35% 14
Berkshire -28 84 £55,000 -8.33% 9
Oxfordshire +29 66 £60,000 - 4
Hampshire -6 62 £42,500 -19.05% 6
Surrey -32 21 £52,500 +13.51% 2
Buckinghamshire -9 7 £57,500 +48.39% 1
East Sussex -15 6 £38,750 -29.55% 3
Middlesex +13 1 £85,000 +51.11%
West Sussex -34 1 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Cloud Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 131 (52.82%) Linux
2 114 (45.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 112 (45.16%) Amazon AWS
4 99 (39.92%) Python
5 96 (38.71%) DevOps
6 73 (29.44%) Ansible
7 68 (27.42%) Docker
8 67 (27.02%) PowerShell
9 63 (25.40%) Microsoft
10 61 (24.60%) Windows
11 58 (23.39%) Agile Software Development
12 55 (22.18%) Firewall
13 52 (20.97%) Opscode Chef
14 49 (19.76%) Puppet
14 49 (19.76%) Terraform
15 47 (18.95%) Jenkins
16 44 (17.74%) OpenStack
17 41 (16.53%) Continuous Integration
18 40 (16.13%) Software Engineering
18 40 (16.13%) SQL Server
19 39 (15.73%) SQL
19 39 (15.73%) Configuration Management
19 39 (15.73%) Bash Shell
20 38 (15.32%) VMware
21 35 (14.11%) ITIL
22 34 (13.71%) Web Services
22 34 (13.71%) Google
23 33 (13.31%) Windows Server
23 33 (13.31%) Problem-Solving
24 32 (12.90%) 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 44 (17.74%) OpenStack
2 16 (6.45%) Apache
2 16 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (3.23%) MS Exchange
4 7 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (2.02%) nginx
6 4 (1.61%) IIS
7 3 (1.21%) Drupal
7 3 (1.21%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.81%) SAS
8 2 (0.81%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.40%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.40%) CMS
9 1 (0.40%) Jetty
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.40%) PrestaShop
9 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (8.87%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 114 (45.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 112 (45.16%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (12.50%) SaaS
4 22 (8.87%) Amazon EC2
4 22 (8.87%) Google Cloud Platform
5 21 (8.47%) Office 365
5 21 (8.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 20 (8.06%) Amazon S3
7 17 (6.85%) AWS CloudFormation
8 16 (6.45%) Amazon Glacier
9 15 (6.05%) IaaS
9 15 (6.05%) IBM Cloud
10 12 (4.84%) Bluemix
11 11 (4.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 10 (4.03%) Amazon ELB
13 8 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (3.23%) PaaS
14 4 (1.61%) Firebase
15 3 (1.21%) Datadog
15 3 (1.21%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 55 (22.18%) Firewall
2 18 (7.26%) DNS
3 16 (6.45%) Network Security
3 16 (6.45%) WAN
4 11 (4.44%) VPN
5 9 (3.63%) DHCP
6 8 (3.23%) LAN
7 7 (2.82%) HTTP
7 7 (2.82%) SAN
8 6 (2.42%) NAS
8 6 (2.42%) TCP/IP
8 6 (2.42%) VLAN
9 4 (1.61%) BGP
9 4 (1.61%) IPsec
9 4 (1.61%) MPLS
9 4 (1.61%) OSPF
9 4 (1.61%) RIP
9 4 (1.61%) SSL
9 4 (1.61%) VPLS
10 3 (1.21%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.05%) NoSQL
3 10 (4.03%) Big Data
3 10 (4.03%) Couchbase
4 8 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (2.82%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (2.02%) MySQL
7 4 (1.61%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.61%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 47 (18.95%) Jenkins
2 23 (9.27%) Git (software)
3 12 (4.84%) JUnit
4 11 (4.44%) Artifactory
5 8 (3.23%) Fiddler
5 8 (3.23%) LINQPad
5 8 (3.23%) Vagrant
6 4 (1.61%) Subversion
7 3 (1.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.21%) Maven
7 3 (1.21%) Travis CI
8 2 (0.81%) Gatling
9 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.40%) Hudson
9 1 (0.40%) JIRA
9 1 (0.40%) Selenium
9 1 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.40%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (4.84%) Telecoms
2 7 (2.82%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.42%) Finance
3 6 (2.42%) Games
3 6 (2.42%) Publishing
4 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.40%) Arabic Language
5 1 (0.40%) Marketing
5 1 (0.40%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (13.71%) Web Services
2 24 (9.68%) REST
3 22 (8.87%) Node.js
4 20 (8.06%) .NET
5 13 (5.24%) HTML
5 13 (5.24%) Spring
6 12 (4.84%) Middleware
7 11 (4.44%) Hystrix
8 10 (4.03%) HTML5
8 10 (4.03%) Spring MVC
9 9 (3.63%) AngularJS
9 9 (3.63%) Elastic Stack
10 8 (3.23%) ASP.NET
10 8 (3.23%) LINQ
11 6 (2.42%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (1.61%) RESTful
13 3 (1.21%) CSS
13 3 (1.21%) JSON
14 2 (0.81%) J2EE
14 2 (0.81%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.66%) User Experience
3 18 (7.26%) Computer Science
4 17 (6.85%) Data Centre
5 15 (6.05%) Hybrid Cloud
6 12 (4.84%) Public Cloud
7 10 (4.03%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (3.23%) Replication
9 7 (2.82%) Clustering
9 7 (2.82%) Life Science
9 7 (2.82%) Semantic Web
10 4 (1.61%) Enterprise Cloud
10 4 (1.61%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.61%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.21%) Cloud Native
11 3 (1.21%) Fintech
11 3 (1.21%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.40%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 131 (52.82%) Linux
2 61 (24.60%) Windows
3 33 (13.31%) Windows Server
4 29 (11.69%) Unix
5 18 (7.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (3.23%) VMS
8 7 (2.82%) CentOS
8 7 (2.82%) Ubuntu
9 5 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.21%) DC/OS
10 3 (1.21%) Solaris
11 2 (0.81%) Debian
12 1 (0.40%) AIX
12 1 (0.40%) HPUX
12 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (38.71%) DevOps
2 58 (23.39%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (16.53%) Continuous Integration
4 40 (16.13%) Software Engineering
5 39 (15.73%) Configuration Management
6 35 (14.11%) ITIL
7 33 (13.31%) Problem-Solving
8 32 (12.90%) Microservices
9 24 (9.68%) Test Automation
10 19 (7.66%) UX Design
11 18 (7.26%) Open Source
12 17 (6.85%) Web Application Development
13 16 (6.45%) MVC
14 15 (6.05%) Task Automation
15 14 (5.65%) SDLC
15 14 (5.65%) Service Design
16 13 (5.24%) Time Management
17 12 (4.84%) Application Virtualisation
18 11 (4.44%) Cloud Operations
18 11 (4.44%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 99 (39.92%) Python
2 67 (27.02%) PowerShell
3 39 (15.73%) Bash Shell
3 39 (15.73%) SQL
4 28 (11.29%) Java
5 18 (7.26%) C#
6 17 (6.85%) JavaScript
7 16 (6.45%) Ruby
8 11 (4.44%) Perl
9 9 (3.63%) Go
10 8 (3.23%) R
11 6 (2.42%) C++
12 4 (1.61%) PHP
13 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (7.66%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (6.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 16 (6.45%) CCNA
4 15 (6.05%) Security Cleared
5 14 (5.65%) Degree
6 5 (2.02%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.81%) VCP6
8 1 (0.40%) CCNP
8 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.40%) MCP
8 1 (0.40%) MCSE
8 1 (0.40%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.47%) SLA
2 7 (2.82%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.61%) HIPAA
5 3 (1.21%) QA
6 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 68 (27.42%) Docker
2 21 (8.47%) Active Directory
2 21 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (7.66%) Hyper-V
3 19 (7.66%) vSphere
4 17 (6.85%) vCloud
5 5 (2.02%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.21%) iptables
6 3 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.21%) pfSense
6 3 (1.21%) VirtualBox
6 3 (1.21%) XenApp
7 2 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.81%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.40%) KVM
8 1 (0.40%) LXC
Systems Management
1 73 (29.44%) Ansible
2 52 (20.97%) Opscode Chef
3 49 (19.76%) Puppet
3 49 (19.76%) Terraform
4 29 (11.69%) Kubernetes
5 12 (4.84%) Kibana
6 5 (2.02%) Packer
6 5 (2.02%) Prometheus
7 4 (1.61%) FortiGate
7 4 (1.61%) logstash
7 4 (1.61%) Nagios
7 4 (1.61%) SCCM
7 4 (1.61%) StatsD
7 4 (1.61%) vCenter Server
7 4 (1.61%) ZABBIX
8 3 (1.21%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (1.21%) SCOM
9 2 (0.81%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.81%) Grafana
9 2 (0.81%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 63 (25.40%) Microsoft
2 38 (15.32%) VMware
3 34 (13.71%) Google
4 24 (9.68%) Oracle
5 21 (8.47%) Cisco
6 19 (7.66%) Red Hat
7 15 (6.05%) Ivanti
8 11 (4.44%) Concur
8 11 (4.44%) SAP
9 10 (4.03%) Citrix
10 8 (3.23%) BMC
10 8 (3.23%) SaltStack
11 7 (2.82%) Meraki
11 7 (2.82%) New Relic
12 5 (2.02%) Capita
12 5 (2.02%) Dell
12 5 (2.02%) Splunk
13 3 (1.21%) Brocade
13 3 (1.21%) EMC
13 3 (1.21%) Veeam