Period
to 14 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Cloud Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 105 132
Rank change year-on-year +18 +27 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 29 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.81% 0.70% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 0.71% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 26 5 3
South Wales median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +41.18% +17.24%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £39,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £55,250
Wales median annual salary £49,039 £49,039 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +15.38% +17.24%

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 1,552 1,404 2,106
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.88% 98.18% 98.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,296 1,248 1,886
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,925 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,349 £55,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +11 26 £55,000 +69.23% 2
Bridgend - 3 £37,500 -
Cloud Engineer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Wales region featuring Cloud Engineer in the job title.

1 26 (89.66%) Linux
2 23 (79.31%) VMware
3 22 (75.86%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (62.07%) Microsoft Azure
5 17 (58.62%) DevOps
6 16 (55.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (51.72%) Red Hat
8 13 (44.83%) CentOS
8 13 (44.83%) Ansible
9 12 (41.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 12 (41.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (37.93%) Python
10 11 (37.93%) Web Services
10 11 (37.93%) Bash Shell
11 10 (34.48%) Firewall
11 10 (34.48%) Ubuntu
12 9 (31.03%) Docker
13 8 (27.59%) Opscode Chef
13 8 (27.59%) Puppet
13 8 (27.59%) REST
13 8 (27.59%) Splunk
13 8 (27.59%) CF BOSH
13 8 (27.59%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 8 (27.59%) Google Cloud Platform
13 8 (27.59%) Stackdriver
13 8 (27.59%) Cloud Native
13 8 (27.59%) Google
13 8 (27.59%) Wireshark
13 8 (27.59%) Groovy
13 8 (27.59%) Java

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 6 (20.69%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (13.79%) Apache Solr
2 4 (13.79%) IIS
2 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
3 3 (10.34%) JBoss
3 3 (10.34%) nginx
4 2 (6.90%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 22 (75.86%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (62.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (27.59%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (27.59%) Stackdriver
4 6 (20.69%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.45%) IaaS
5 1 (3.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) Firewall
2 8 (27.59%) Wireshark
3 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
4 5 (17.24%) NetScaler
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (10.34%) IPsec
5 3 (10.34%) SAN
5 3 (10.34%) VLAN
5 3 (10.34%) VPN
6 2 (6.90%) Network Security
7 1 (3.45%) DNS
7 1 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) MySQL
2 6 (20.69%) MongoDB
3 5 (17.24%) MariaDB
4 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) CF BOSH
2 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.90%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (3.45%) Ant
4 1 (3.45%) Artifactory
4 1 (3.45%) JIRA
4 1 (3.45%) Maven
4 1 (3.45%) MSBuild
4 1 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (3.45%) RSpec
4 1 (3.45%) Subversion
4 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) Web Services
2 8 (27.59%) REST
3 4 (13.79%) Java EE
4 2 (6.90%) .NET
4 2 (6.90%) JSON
4 2 (6.90%) XML
5 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.45%) SOAP
5 1 (3.45%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Cloud Native
2 3 (10.34%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (10.34%) Replication
3 2 (6.90%) Clustering
3 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (89.66%) Linux
2 13 (44.83%) CentOS
3 12 (41.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (34.48%) Ubuntu
5 7 (24.14%) Unix
6 5 (17.24%) Debian
6 5 (17.24%) Windows
7 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
9 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) DevOps
2 12 (41.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 8 (27.59%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
5 6 (20.69%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (20.69%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
7 3 (10.34%) Software Deployment
8 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.90%) SIEM
9 1 (3.45%) Change Management
9 1 (3.45%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (3.45%) Continuous Deployment
9 1 (3.45%) Smoke Testing
9 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.45%) Task Automation
9 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
9 1 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) Bash Shell
1 11 (37.93%) Python
2 8 (27.59%) Groovy
2 8 (27.59%) Java
3 6 (20.69%) SQL
4 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.45%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (55.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (31.03%) Docker
3 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.34%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (10.34%) vSphere
4 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (44.83%) Ansible
2 8 (27.59%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (27.59%) Puppet
3 4 (13.79%) Terraform
4 3 (10.34%) SCCM
5 1 (3.45%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 23 (79.31%) VMware
2 15 (51.72%) Red Hat
3 8 (27.59%) Google
3 8 (27.59%) Splunk
4 5 (17.24%) Cisco
4 5 (17.24%) Citrix
5 3 (10.34%) EMC
5 3 (10.34%) Nimble Storage
5 3 (10.34%) Rackspace
6 1 (3.45%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.45%) Remedy