Period
to 23 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Cloud Engineer was £55,250 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 334 316 286
Rank change year-on-year -18 -30 +151
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 194 248 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.72% 0.80% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.83% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 170 206 259
South East median annual salary £55,250 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.24% -8.70% +4.55%
10th Percentile £45,500 £34,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £74,100 £70,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +9.52%

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 25,802 30,059 30,646
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.33% 96.70% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 21,335 25,104 25,404
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,400 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -32 78 £56,250 +2.27% 19
Surrey +73 72 £60,000 +36.36% 8
Berkshire -32 37 £57,500 +4.55% 8
Oxfordshire +3 30 £60,000 - 6
Hampshire -14 26 £52,500 +16.67% 1
Buckinghamshire +19 11 £55,000 -13.73% 5
East Sussex +6 8 £47,500 +35.71% 2
West Sussex -22 6 £62,500 +11.11% 1
Kent +21 3 £72,500 +45.00% 1
Middlesex +6 1 - -
Cloud Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 94 (48.45%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (47.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 85 (43.81%) Linux
4 80 (41.24%) Windows
5 72 (37.11%) DevOps
6 60 (30.93%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (28.87%) VMware
8 53 (27.32%) Microsoft
9 52 (26.80%) SQL
10 45 (23.20%) PowerShell
11 43 (22.16%) VMware Infrastructure
11 43 (22.16%) .NET
12 42 (21.65%) C#
12 42 (21.65%) Python
13 41 (21.13%) Windows Server
13 41 (21.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 41 (21.13%) Active Directory
14 40 (20.62%) Google
14 40 (20.62%) Ansible
15 38 (19.59%) Docker
15 38 (19.59%) Data Centre
15 38 (19.59%) Software Engineering
16 36 (18.56%) Configuration Management
17 35 (18.04%) Public Cloud
18 28 (14.43%) Kubernetes
19 26 (13.40%) Cloud Operations
19 26 (13.40%) Internet
19 26 (13.40%) Hyper-V
20 25 (12.89%) Continuous Integration
20 25 (12.89%) 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 18 (9.28%) IIS
1 18 (9.28%) SharePoint
2 15 (7.73%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (4.64%) Apache
4 7 (3.61%) OpenStack
5 6 (3.09%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (2.06%) GemFire
7 3 (1.55%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.55%) Drupal
7 3 (1.55%) nginx
7 3 (1.55%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.55%) WordPress
8 2 (1.03%) Confluence
8 2 (1.03%) Kentico
8 2 (1.03%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.03%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.52%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.52%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.52%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 94 (48.45%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (47.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (11.86%) Google Cloud Platform
4 22 (11.34%) AWS CloudFormation
5 21 (10.82%) Azure Active Directory
6 19 (9.79%) SaaS
7 17 (8.76%) IaaS
7 17 (8.76%) PaaS
8 14 (7.22%) Office 365
9 13 (6.70%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (5.67%) Amazon S3
11 10 (5.15%) Amazon EC2
12 8 (4.12%) Amazon ELB
12 8 (4.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 7 (3.61%) Amazon Glacier
13 7 (3.61%) Dynamics 365
13 7 (3.61%) Route 53
14 5 (2.58%) GitHub
15 3 (1.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 3 (1.55%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 26 (13.40%) Internet
2 25 (12.89%) DNS
3 19 (9.79%) Network Security
4 17 (8.76%) Firewall
5 8 (4.12%) VPN
6 7 (3.61%) DHCP
7 5 (2.58%) Software-Defined Networking
8 3 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.55%) SAN
8 3 (1.55%) WAN
9 2 (1.03%) IPsec
9 2 (1.03%) LAN
9 2 (1.03%) MPLS
9 2 (1.03%) NAS
9 2 (1.03%) PPTP
9 2 (1.03%) SSL
10 1 (0.52%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.52%) FTP
10 1 (0.52%) HTTP
10 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.37%) MySQL
2 20 (10.31%) MongoDB
3 19 (9.79%) SQL Server
4 15 (7.73%) Azure SQL Database
4 15 (7.73%) Big Data
4 15 (7.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 15 (7.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (7.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (5.15%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.09%) MariaDB
7 3 (1.55%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (1.55%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.03%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.52%) DB2
9 1 (0.52%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 20 (10.31%) Jenkins
2 19 (9.79%) Git (software)
3 16 (8.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (8.25%) Visual Studio
4 15 (7.73%) Chocolatey
4 15 (7.73%) Visual Studio Team System
5 13 (6.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (3.09%) Bitbucket
7 4 (2.06%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.55%) Ant
8 3 (1.55%) JIRA
8 3 (1.55%) Mercurial
8 3 (1.55%) MSBuild
8 3 (1.55%) NUnit
8 3 (1.55%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.03%) CircleCI
9 2 (1.03%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.03%) Gatling
9 2 (1.03%) Maven
10 1 (0.52%) Subversion
General
1 9 (4.64%) Finance
2 6 (3.09%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.58%) Aerospace
3 5 (2.58%) Automotive
3 5 (2.58%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.06%) Marketing
5 2 (1.03%) Advertising
5 2 (1.03%) Games
5 2 (1.03%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (22.16%) .NET
2 24 (12.37%) Web Services
3 17 (8.76%) ASP.NET
3 17 (8.76%) JSON
4 15 (7.73%) X-Windows
5 14 (7.22%) AngularJS
6 10 (5.15%) REST
7 9 (4.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (4.64%) MEAN Stack
8 8 (4.12%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (4.12%) React
9 7 (3.61%) HTML
10 6 (3.09%) WPF
11 5 (2.58%) HTML5
11 5 (2.58%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (2.06%) Kafka
12 4 (2.06%) LAMP
12 4 (2.06%) LEMP Stack
13 3 (1.55%) COM
13 3 (1.55%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 38 (19.59%) Data Centre
2 35 (18.04%) Public Cloud
3 21 (10.82%) Linux Command Line
4 18 (9.28%) Self-Motivation
5 17 (8.76%) Management Information System
6 15 (7.73%) e-Learning
6 15 (7.73%) User Experience
7 11 (5.67%) Hybrid Cloud
8 10 (5.15%) Life Science
9 8 (4.12%) Fintech
9 8 (4.12%) Social Media
10 7 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (3.61%) Private Cloud
11 6 (3.09%) FlexPod
12 5 (2.58%) Mobile App
13 4 (2.06%) PKI
14 3 (1.55%) Clustering
14 3 (1.55%) Reinsurance
14 3 (1.55%) Video on Demand
15 2 (1.03%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 85 (43.81%) Linux
2 80 (41.24%) Windows
3 41 (21.13%) Windows Server
4 22 (11.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (9.79%) CentOS
5 19 (9.79%) Windows 10
6 15 (7.73%) Windows 7
6 15 (7.73%) Windows 8
7 12 (6.19%) Unix
8 11 (5.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (4.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (3.09%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.55%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.52%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.52%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (37.11%) DevOps
2 60 (30.93%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (21.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 38 (19.59%) Software Engineering
5 36 (18.56%) Configuration Management
6 26 (13.40%) Cloud Operations
7 25 (12.89%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (12.37%) Test Automation
9 20 (10.31%) ITIL
10 19 (9.79%) Problem-Solving
11 18 (9.28%) Microservices
12 17 (8.76%) Continuous Deployment
12 17 (8.76%) MVC
12 17 (8.76%) OO
13 16 (8.25%) Computer Science
14 15 (7.73%) Continuous Improvement
14 15 (7.73%) SDLC
15 14 (7.22%) Collaborative Working
15 14 (7.22%) UX Design
16 13 (6.70%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 52 (26.80%) SQL
2 45 (23.20%) PowerShell
3 42 (21.65%) C#
3 42 (21.65%) Python
4 20 (10.31%) Bash Shell
5 19 (9.79%) Java
6 12 (6.19%) JavaScript
7 10 (5.15%) Go
8 7 (3.61%) Ruby
9 6 (3.09%) C++
10 3 (1.55%) C
10 3 (1.55%) PHP
11 2 (1.03%) Rust
11 2 (1.03%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.03%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.52%) Java 8
12 1 (0.52%) Korn
12 1 (0.52%) Perl
12 1 (0.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (6.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (5.15%) NCIE
3 9 (4.64%) RHCA
4 8 (4.12%) Degree
5 7 (3.61%) AWS Certification
6 6 (3.09%) VCP6
6 6 (3.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (2.58%) CCNA
7 5 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.55%) RHCE
9 2 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (1.03%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.03%) HP ASE
9 2 (1.03%) HPE ATP
9 2 (1.03%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.03%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.52%) MCSE
10 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.52%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.09%) GDPR
2 5 (2.58%) QA
3 3 (1.55%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (22.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (21.13%) Active Directory
3 38 (19.59%) Docker
4 26 (13.40%) Hyper-V
5 17 (8.76%) LXC
6 1 (0.52%) KVM
6 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 40 (20.62%) Ansible
2 28 (14.43%) Kubernetes
3 25 (12.89%) Puppet
4 22 (11.34%) Terraform
5 7 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (3.09%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (1.55%) PowerCLI
8 2 (1.03%) AirWatch
8 2 (1.03%) Check_MK
8 2 (1.03%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (1.03%) Grafana
8 2 (1.03%) Graylog
8 2 (1.03%) Nagios
9 1 (0.52%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.52%) Consul
9 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.52%) Packer
9 1 (0.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 56 (28.87%) VMware
2 53 (27.32%) Microsoft
3 40 (20.62%) Google
4 22 (11.34%) Oracle
4 22 (11.34%) Red Hat
5 14 (7.22%) Virgin Media
6 13 (6.70%) Cisco
7 11 (5.67%) NetApp
8 9 (4.64%) HP
8 9 (4.64%) Sybase
9 7 (3.61%) 3PAR
10 5 (2.58%) Atlassian
10 5 (2.58%) Citrix
11 3 (1.55%) Dynatrace
11 3 (1.55%) Facebook
12 2 (1.03%) IBM
12 2 (1.03%) Peoplefluent
12 2 (1.03%) Proofpoint
12 2 (1.03%) Rackspace
12 2 (1.03%) Sitecore