Cloud Engineer Jobs in the South East

Cloud Engineer
England > South East

The median Cloud Engineer salary in the South East is £51,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 18 May 2024.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
18 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 274 233 213
Rank change year-on-year -41 -20 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 124 179 320
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.73% 1.25% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 1.39% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 66 55 176
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £41,875
25th Percentile £42,500 £50,069 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -21.54% +18.18% -8.33%
75th Percentile £65,000 £86,875 £71,563
90th Percentile £68,750 £91,250 £93,125
England median annual salary £62,783 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -6.99% +3.85% +4.00%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South East

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.

Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15,877 12,901 19,221
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.01% 90.30% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 11,357 8,146 12,405
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £36,032 £40,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £53,000 £60,800 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.83% +1.33% +9.09%

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 18 May 2024.

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 18 May 2024. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley -34 41 £55,000 -21.43% 9
Surrey +19 32 £50,000 -21.57% 5
Hampshire -13 23 £46,500 -21.85% 2
Oxfordshire -12 20 £55,000 +30.18% 3
Buckinghamshire -13 15 £57,500 -13.21% 2
West Sussex +15 12 £67,500 +68.75% 3
Sussex - 11 £35,000 -
Berkshire -8 6 £65,000 -7.14% 4
Kent -23 3 £52,500 -38.24% 2
East Sussex +16 1 £45,000 -5.26%
Middlesex -16 1 - -
Cloud Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 May 2024, Cloud Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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 42 (33.87%) Roadmaps
2 39 (31.45%) AWS
3 36 (29.03%) Technology Roadmap
3 36 (29.03%) Technical Leadership
4 35 (28.23%) Azure
5 28 (22.58%) DevOps
6 27 (21.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 27 (21.77%) Problem-Solving
6 27 (21.77%) Degree
7 25 (20.16%) Data Centre
8 23 (18.55%) Windows
9 21 (16.94%) Windows Server
10 19 (15.32%) Microsoft
11 18 (14.52%) Python
11 18 (14.52%) Computer Science
11 18 (14.52%) Microsoft 365
11 18 (14.52%) Infrastructure as Code
12 17 (13.71%) Terraform
12 17 (13.71%) Docker
13 16 (12.90%) Kubernetes
13 16 (12.90%) Computer Science Degree
14 15 (12.10%) Data Protection
15 14 (11.29%) SC Cleared
15 14 (11.29%) Security Cleared
15 14 (11.29%) Root Cause Analysis
15 14 (11.29%) Cloud Security
16 13 (10.48%) Containerisation
16 13 (10.48%) Project Delivery
16 13 (10.48%) AWS Certification
16 13 (10.48%) Amazon CloudWatch

Cloud Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.81%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 39 (31.45%) AWS
2 35 (28.23%) Azure
3 18 (14.52%) Microsoft 365
4 13 (10.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 12 (9.68%) Dropbox
5 12 (9.68%) Google Drive
5 12 (9.68%) OneDrive
6 11 (8.87%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (8.87%) Serverless
6 11 (8.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 10 (8.06%) Amazon S3
7 10 (8.06%) AWS CloudFormation
7 10 (8.06%) AWS Lambda
7 10 (8.06%) CloudFront
7 10 (8.06%) Route 53
8 8 (6.45%) IaaS
8 8 (6.45%) PaaS
9 7 (5.65%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (4.84%) Entra ID
10 6 (4.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.65%) Firewall
2 4 (3.23%) Network Security
3 3 (2.42%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (2.42%) VPN
4 2 (1.61%) DNS
4 2 (1.61%) SD-WAN
5 1 (0.81%) DHCP
5 1 (0.81%) Internet
5 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.81%) VLAN
5 1 (0.81%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.87%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (1.61%) Power BI
3 1 (0.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Git
2 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (8.87%) Finance
2 10 (8.06%) Social Skills
3 5 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.42%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.61%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 2 (1.61%) Law
5 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.81%) Electronics
6 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.81%) Health Technology
6 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.81%) Marketing
6 1 (0.81%) Organisational Skills
6 1 (0.81%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (0.81%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.81%) .NET
1 1 (0.81%) AngularJS
1 1 (0.81%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (0.81%) JSON
1 1 (0.81%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.16%) Data Centre
2 12 (9.68%) iPad
3 6 (4.84%) Public Cloud
4 4 (3.23%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.42%) Cyber Threat
6 2 (1.61%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.61%) Cyberattack
7 1 (0.81%) Clustering
7 1 (0.81%) Hackathon
7 1 (0.81%) IoT
7 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (18.55%) Windows
2 21 (16.94%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.03%) Linux
4 1 (0.81%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (33.87%) Roadmaps
2 36 (29.03%) Technical Leadership
2 36 (29.03%) Technology Roadmap
3 28 (22.58%) DevOps
4 27 (21.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 27 (21.77%) Problem-Solving
5 18 (14.52%) Computer Science
5 18 (14.52%) Infrastructure as Code
6 15 (12.10%) Data Protection
7 14 (11.29%) Cloud Security
7 14 (11.29%) Root Cause Analysis
8 13 (10.48%) Containerisation
8 13 (10.48%) Project Delivery
9 8 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (5.65%) CI/CD
11 6 (4.84%) Agile
11 6 (4.84%) Infrastructure Management
11 6 (4.84%) Mentoring
12 5 (4.03%) Information Security
12 5 (4.03%) User Experience
Programming Languages
1 18 (14.52%) Python
2 5 (4.03%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.23%) AWK
3 4 (3.23%) sed
3 4 (3.23%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.42%) Bash
5 2 (1.61%) Bicep
6 1 (0.81%) C#
6 1 (0.81%) Go
6 1 (0.81%) Java
6 1 (0.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (21.77%) Degree
2 16 (12.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (11.29%) SC Cleared
3 14 (11.29%) Security Cleared
4 13 (10.48%) AWS Certification
5 9 (7.26%) AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
5 9 (7.26%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
6 6 (4.84%) Master's Degree
7 4 (3.23%) PhD
8 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.81%) Azure Certification
9 1 (0.81%) CCNA
9 1 (0.81%) CCNP
9 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.23%) SLA
2 2 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.61%) NIST
2 2 (1.61%) QA
3 1 (0.81%) HIPAA
System Software
1 17 (13.71%) Docker
2 7 (5.65%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.84%) Active Directory
4 5 (4.03%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (13.71%) Terraform
2 16 (12.90%) Kubernetes
3 7 (5.65%) Ansible
4 6 (4.84%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (3.23%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 2 (1.61%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.81%) Autotask
7 1 (0.81%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.81%) Graphite
7 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.81%) Nagios
7 1 (0.81%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (15.32%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.48%) Google
3 7 (5.65%) VMware
4 5 (4.03%) Oracle
5 4 (3.23%) Cisco
6 3 (2.42%) Computacenter
6 3 (2.42%) HP
7 2 (1.61%) Mitel
8 1 (0.81%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.81%) IBM
8 1 (0.81%) New Relic
8 1 (0.81%) SAP
8 1 (0.81%) Splunk
8 1 (0.81%) Veeam
8 1 (0.81%) YouTube