Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Cloud Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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

Cloud Engineer
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 122 145
Rank change year-on-year +26 +23 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 10 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.74% 0.56% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.57% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 2
South Wales median annual salary £60,000 £42,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.18% +17.24% -3.33%
Wales median annual salary £49,039 £42,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year +15.38% +17.24% -3.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales. 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 Wales
Permanent vacancies in South Wales with a recognized job title 1,330 1,925 2,292
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.87% 98.36% 98.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,173 1,730 1,995
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £23,025 £22,500 £21,260
90th Percentile £55,250 £55,250 £52,750
Wales median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14% -

Cloud Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings that featured Cloud Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Engineer in South Wales

Cloud Engineer
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cloud Engineer in South Wales.

Salary trend for Cloud Engineer in South Wales

Cloud Engineer
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Engineer in South Wales over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Cloud Engineer in South Wales

Cloud Engineer
Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
Cardiff +25 7 £32,500 -23.53%
Newport +2 3 £60,000 -
Cloud Engineer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, Cloud Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region featuring Cloud Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (50.00%) Finance
4 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (50.00%) Docker
4 5 (50.00%) Fintech
5 4 (40.00%) Bluemix
5 4 (40.00%) IBM Cloud
5 4 (40.00%) IaaS
5 4 (40.00%) AppDynamics
5 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (40.00%) Vyatta
5 4 (40.00%) Ansible
5 4 (40.00%) PaaS
5 4 (40.00%) Puppet
5 4 (40.00%) F5
5 4 (40.00%) Splunk
5 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (40.00%) Wireshark
5 4 (40.00%) Juniper
5 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (30.00%) OLAP
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft

Cloud Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 2 (20.00%) Apache Solr
1 2 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (20.00%) IIS
1 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (40.00%) Bluemix
3 4 (40.00%) IaaS
3 4 (40.00%) IBM Cloud
3 4 (40.00%) PaaS
4 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (20.00%) IPsec
2 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) VLAN
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) Big Data
2 3 (30.00%) Data Lake
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (30.00%) OLAP
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Fintech
2 2 (20.00%) Replication
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) CentOS
2 2 (20.00%) Debian
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
1 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) Coaching
2 3 (30.00%) Data Ingestion
2 3 (30.00%) Data Transformation
2 3 (30.00%) Database Optimisation
2 3 (30.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 3 (30.00%) ETL
3 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (10.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (10.00%) OWASP
4 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) SIEM
4 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) CEH
2 1 (10.00%) CREST Certified
2 1 (10.00%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Ansible
1 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (40.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (10.00%) Nessus
2 1 (10.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) AppDynamics
2 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (40.00%) F5
2 4 (40.00%) Juniper
2 4 (40.00%) Splunk
2 4 (40.00%) Vyatta
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) EMC
4 2 (20.00%) Nimble Storage
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) Google
5 1 (10.00%) Qualys