Cloud Engineer Jobs in the UK excluding London

Cloud Engineer
UK > UK excluding London

The median Cloud Engineer salary in the UK excluding London is £59,526 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 14 April 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
14 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 246 235 254
Rank change year-on-year -11 +19 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 814 940 1,022
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.19% 1.48% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 1.66% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 458 543 632
10th Percentile £40,000 £39,400 £41,250
25th Percentile £47,000 £48,091 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £59,526 £59,526 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.23% -
75th Percentile £67,968 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £76,625 £81,250 £81,250
UK median annual salary £62,783 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.41% - +4.00%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK excluding London

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. 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 UK excluding London with a recognized job title 65,005 56,641 67,298
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 89.46% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 46,403 31,779 43,359
10th Percentile £26,750 £29,750 £28,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £66,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £53,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -10.83% - +9.09%

Cloud Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings that featured Cloud Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Engineer in the UK excluding London

Cloud Engineer
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cloud Engineer in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Cloud Engineer in the UK excluding London

Cloud Engineer
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cloud Engineer in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 14 April 2024.

Salary histogram for Cloud Engineer in the UK excluding London

Cloud Engineer
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Engineer within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 14 April 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
North of England +19 262 £60,000 +0.80% 41
Scotland +6 179 £60,000 -4.00% 10
South East -37 122 £52,000 -22.96% 26
North West +13 120 £57,263 -0.95% 20
Midlands +60 113 £60,000 +9.09% 29
Yorkshire +39 105 £62,783 +5.47% 15
South West -42 67 £55,500 -6.76% 29
East Midlands +33 57 £60,000 +23.08% 19
West Midlands +42 56 £60,000 - 10
East of England -11 44 £65,000 +18.18% 8
North East +25 37 £55,000 - 7
Wales -21 15 £50,685 +12.63% 7
Northern Ireland +30 12 £60,000 +26.32% 3
Cloud Engineer
UK

Cloud Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London

For the 6 months to 14 April 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 UK excluding London region featuring Cloud Engineer in the job title.

1 343 (42.14%) AWS
2 339 (41.65%) Azure
3 240 (29.48%) Terraform
4 219 (26.90%) CI/CD
5 198 (24.32%) Finance
6 193 (23.71%) Agile
7 173 (21.25%) DevOps
8 171 (21.01%) Infrastructure as Code
9 162 (19.90%) Roadmaps
10 161 (19.78%) Public Cloud
11 150 (18.43%) Windows
12 147 (18.06%) Software Engineering
13 141 (17.32%) Social Skills
14 140 (17.20%) Java
15 137 (16.83%) Microsoft
16 133 (16.34%) Operational Stability
17 129 (15.85%) Technical Leadership
18 128 (15.72%) Cloud Native
19 126 (15.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 123 (15.11%) Inclusion and Diversity
21 119 (14.62%) Law
22 117 (14.37%) Technology Roadmap
23 111 (13.64%) Python
24 103 (12.65%) Microsoft 365
24 103 (12.65%) SDLC
25 101 (12.41%) Windows Server
26 96 (11.79%) Kubernetes
27 95 (11.67%) Machine Learning
27 95 (11.67%) Problem-Solving
28 93 (11.43%) Linux

Cloud Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London 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 58 (7.13%) Microsoft Exchange
2 24 (2.95%) SharePoint
3 13 (1.60%) Apache Spark
3 13 (1.60%) Confluence
4 5 (0.61%) Apache Airflow
5 3 (0.37%) Apache
5 3 (0.37%) CloudStack
Applications
1 17 (2.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 343 (42.14%) AWS
2 339 (41.65%) Azure
3 103 (12.65%) Microsoft 365
4 82 (10.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 72 (8.85%) GCP
6 71 (8.72%) Azure DevOps
7 64 (7.86%) PaaS
8 54 (6.63%) Datadog
8 54 (6.63%) OCI
9 51 (6.27%) GitHub
10 49 (6.02%) IaaS
11 46 (5.65%) Cloud Computing
12 45 (5.53%) Entra ID
13 37 (4.55%) OneDrive
14 36 (4.42%) Dropbox
14 36 (4.42%) Google Drive
15 35 (4.30%) AWS CloudFormation
16 30 (3.69%) Serverless
17 28 (3.44%) SaaS
18 26 (3.19%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 75 (9.21%) Firewall
2 34 (4.18%) DHCP
3 33 (4.05%) DNS
4 20 (2.46%) Network Security
4 20 (2.46%) WAN
5 17 (2.09%) VPN
6 10 (1.23%) LAN
6 10 (1.23%) SD-WAN
7 9 (1.11%) HTTP
8 8 (0.98%) TCP/IP
9 7 (0.86%) VLAN
10 5 (0.61%) IPv4
11 4 (0.49%) Internet
11 4 (0.49%) Multicast
12 3 (0.37%) BGP
12 3 (0.37%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (0.37%) MQTT
12 3 (0.37%) OSPF
12 3 (0.37%) Remote Desktop
12 3 (0.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (2.58%) SQL Server
2 19 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (1.11%) Power BI
4 7 (0.86%) Amazon Redshift
4 7 (0.86%) BigQuery
5 6 (0.74%) DB2
5 6 (0.74%) MySQL
6 5 (0.61%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (0.61%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.49%) Data Lake
7 4 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.37%) Airbyte
8 3 (0.37%) Big Data
8 3 (0.37%) Looker
8 3 (0.37%) Tableau
9 2 (0.25%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.25%) Snowflake Schema
9 2 (0.25%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (0.12%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 52 (6.39%) Git
2 47 (5.77%) Jenkins
3 24 (2.95%) GitLab
4 21 (2.58%) Artifactory
5 13 (1.60%) JIRA
6 10 (1.23%) Spinnaker
7 1 (0.12%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.12%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.12%) Gradle
7 1 (0.12%) Maven
General
1 198 (24.32%) Finance
2 141 (17.32%) Social Skills
3 123 (15.11%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 119 (14.62%) Law
5 67 (8.23%) Banking
6 46 (5.65%) Marketing
7 29 (3.56%) Aerospace
8 28 (3.44%) Public Sector
9 26 (3.19%) Private Banking
10 25 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (1.60%) Retail
12 10 (1.23%) Investment Banking
12 10 (1.23%) Legal
13 8 (0.98%) Telecoms
14 6 (0.74%) Local Government
15 4 (0.49%) Organisational Skills
16 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.25%) Police
16 2 (0.25%) Tech for Good
17 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (6.39%) OpenTelemetry
2 37 (4.55%) Kafka
2 37 (4.55%) Spring Boot
3 27 (3.32%) AngularJS
3 27 (3.32%) React
3 27 (3.32%) Spring
4 26 (3.19%) RESTful
5 12 (1.47%) ARM Templates
6 11 (1.35%) Node.js
7 9 (1.11%) .NET
8 7 (0.86%) HTML
9 6 (0.74%) SAML
10 4 (0.49%) JSON
10 4 (0.49%) OpenID
10 4 (0.49%) REST
10 4 (0.49%) YAML
11 3 (0.37%) ADO
11 3 (0.37%) Apache Beam
11 3 (0.37%) CSS
12 2 (0.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 161 (19.78%) Public Cloud
2 128 (15.72%) Cloud Native
3 65 (7.99%) Hybrid Cloud
4 46 (5.65%) Data Centre
5 36 (4.42%) iPad
6 29 (3.56%) Management Information System
7 23 (2.83%) Product Ownership
8 22 (2.70%) Private Cloud
9 15 (1.84%) Replication
10 13 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
11 11 (1.35%) IoT
12 6 (0.74%) Blog
12 6 (0.74%) Cyberattack
12 6 (0.74%) Renewable Energy
13 5 (0.61%) Driving Licence
14 3 (0.37%) Algorithms
14 3 (0.37%) Cyber Security Posture
14 3 (0.37%) Cyber Threat
14 3 (0.37%) Mainframe
14 3 (0.37%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 150 (18.43%) Windows
2 101 (12.41%) Windows Server
3 93 (11.43%) Linux
4 9 (1.11%) Windows 10
5 8 (0.98%) Unix
6 7 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (0.86%) Windows Server 2019
7 5 (0.61%) Windows Server 2016
8 4 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.37%) SUSE
9 3 (0.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.37%) VMS
10 1 (0.12%) Debian
10 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (26.90%) CI/CD
2 193 (23.71%) Agile
3 173 (21.25%) DevOps
4 171 (21.01%) Infrastructure as Code
5 162 (19.90%) Roadmaps
6 147 (18.06%) Software Engineering
7 133 (16.34%) Operational Stability
8 129 (15.85%) Technical Leadership
9 126 (15.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 117 (14.37%) Technology Roadmap
11 103 (12.65%) SDLC
12 95 (11.67%) Machine Learning
12 95 (11.67%) Problem-Solving
13 87 (10.69%) Artificial Intelligence
14 86 (10.57%) Cloud Security
15 85 (10.44%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 84 (10.32%) Architectural Design
16 84 (10.32%) Community of Practice
17 82 (10.07%) Information Architecture
18 73 (8.97%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 140 (17.20%) Java
2 111 (13.64%) Python
3 91 (11.18%) PowerShell
4 53 (6.51%) Bash
5 37 (4.55%) Bicep
6 35 (4.30%) SQL
7 17 (2.09%) C#
7 17 (2.09%) JavaScript
8 13 (1.60%) Go
8 13 (1.60%) Shell Script
9 10 (1.23%) PHP
10 7 (0.86%) Perl
10 7 (0.86%) TypeScript
11 5 (0.61%) Ruby
12 4 (0.49%) AWK
12 4 (0.49%) sed
13 3 (0.37%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.25%) C++
14 2 (0.25%) Groovy
15 1 (0.12%) Julia
Qualifications
1 67 (8.23%) AWS Certification
2 55 (6.76%) Degree
3 40 (4.91%) Azure Certification
4 37 (4.55%) Security Cleared
5 31 (3.81%) Computer Science Degree
6 26 (3.19%) SC Cleared
7 19 (2.33%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
8 11 (1.35%) CCNA
8 11 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (1.11%) AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
10 9 (1.11%) AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
11 7 (0.86%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.74%) Master's Degree
12 6 (0.74%) MCSE
13 4 (0.49%) CCNP
13 4 (0.49%) CISM
13 4 (0.49%) CISSP
13 4 (0.49%) PhD
14 3 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.79%) SLA
2 19 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.11%) QA
4 8 (0.98%) Accessibility
5 6 (0.74%) NIST
6 4 (0.49%) GDPR
6 4 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (0.37%) NCSC
8 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.12%) SEPA
System Software
1 79 (9.71%) Active Directory
2 78 (9.58%) Docker
3 39 (4.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (4.55%) Hyper-V
5 29 (3.56%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (1.72%) Virtual Desktop
7 7 (0.86%) VMware NSX
8 5 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.37%) Ceph
9 3 (0.37%) Firmware
9 3 (0.37%) Gluster
9 3 (0.37%) KVM
9 3 (0.37%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 240 (29.48%) Terraform
2 96 (11.79%) Kubernetes
3 77 (9.46%) Ansible
4 62 (7.62%) Grafana
5 42 (5.16%) Microsoft Intune
6 20 (2.46%) Puppet
7 14 (1.72%) Prometheus
8 8 (0.98%) FortiGate
8 8 (0.98%) Progress Chef
9 7 (0.86%) Docker Swarm
9 7 (0.86%) Opsgenie
10 5 (0.61%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 5 (0.61%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.49%) SCCM
11 4 (0.49%) SCOM
12 3 (0.37%) Graylog
12 3 (0.37%) Observium
13 2 (0.25%) Rundeck
13 2 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
13 2 (0.25%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 137 (16.83%) Microsoft
2 67 (8.23%) Google
3 57 (7.00%) Splunk
4 55 (6.76%) Oracle
5 54 (6.63%) VMware
6 51 (6.27%) Dynatrace
7 17 (2.09%) Cisco
7 17 (2.09%) Citrix
8 10 (1.23%) Confluent
9 9 (1.11%) IBM
9 9 (1.11%) NetApp
10 8 (0.98%) HP
11 5 (0.61%) Dell
11 5 (0.61%) Veeam
11 5 (0.61%) Zscaler
12 3 (0.37%) Computacenter
12 3 (0.37%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.37%) Teradata
13 2 (0.25%) BT
13 2 (0.25%) Informatica