Period
to 11 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Cloud Automation Engineer was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

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

Cloud Automation Engineer
UK
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1052 1150 1189
Rank change year-on-year +98 +39 +73
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Automation Engineer 81 54 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.030% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.031% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 76 33 21
UK median annual salary £72,500 £64,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.40% +22.86% +5.00%
10th Percentile £52,500 £39,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,600 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £61,250 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.08% +20.00% +25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 153,074 172,554 178,525
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.85% 96.04% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 122,874 138,839 149,066
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%

Cloud Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Automation Engineer in the UK

Cloud Automation Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Cloud Automation Engineer in the UK

Cloud Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Automation Engineer over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Cloud Automation Engineer in the UK

Cloud Automation Engineer
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Automation Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 11 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
England +74 77 £72,500 +12.40% 3
London +86 56 £73,750 +5.36% 2
UK excluding London +57 25 £61,250 +2.08% 1
East of England +35 8 £62,500 +4.17% 1
South East +21 8 £70,000 +8.53%
Wales - 4 £60,000 -
North of England +38 3 £50,000 +11.11%
South West +15 2 £51,250 -21.15%
North West - 2 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +33 1 - -

Cloud Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, Cloud Automation 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 featuring Cloud Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 75 (92.59%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (85.19%) DevOps
3 62 (76.54%) Python
4 60 (74.07%) Docker
4 60 (74.07%) Bash Shell
5 59 (72.84%) Microsoft Azure
6 48 (59.26%) Puppet
7 47 (58.02%) Ansible
8 45 (55.56%) Ruby
9 40 (49.38%) Firewall
10 39 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
11 38 (46.91%) Configuration Management
12 37 (45.68%) Linux
13 35 (43.21%) Jenkins
13 35 (43.21%) Data Centre
14 33 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
14 33 (40.74%) VMware
15 29 (35.80%) Finance
15 29 (35.80%) Maven
15 29 (35.80%) .NET
15 29 (35.80%) Ant
15 29 (35.80%) Visual Studio Team System
15 29 (35.80%) Hyper-V
15 29 (35.80%) Gradle
15 29 (35.80%) Enterprise Software
15 29 (35.80%) Kalman Filter
15 29 (35.80%) Artefact Management
16 27 (33.33%) Kubernetes
17 25 (30.86%) Google Cloud Platform
18 23 (28.40%) Continuous Delivery

Cloud Automation Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 10 (12.35%) OpenStack
2 9 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (7.41%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.94%) Apache
4 4 (4.94%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.70%) nginx
6 2 (2.47%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 75 (92.59%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (72.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (30.86%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (4.94%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (4.94%) Route 53
4 4 (4.94%) Stackdriver
5 3 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (3.70%) Serverless
6 2 (2.47%) IaaS
6 2 (2.47%) PaaS
6 2 (2.47%) SaaS
7 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.23%) Sauce Labs
7 1 (1.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (49.38%) Firewall
2 7 (8.64%) LAN
3 5 (6.17%) DNS
4 4 (4.94%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (4.94%) Network Security
4 4 (4.94%) Wireshark
5 3 (3.70%) HTTP
5 3 (3.70%) Internet
6 2 (2.47%) DHCP
7 1 (1.23%) SSL
7 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.88%) MySQL
2 3 (3.70%) InfluxDB
3 2 (2.47%) Cosmos DB
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.23%) Big Data
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 35 (43.21%) Jenkins
2 29 (35.80%) Ant
2 29 (35.80%) Gradle
2 29 (35.80%) Maven
2 29 (35.80%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (6.17%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.94%) CF BOSH
5 3 (3.70%) GitLab
5 3 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (3.70%) Selenium
6 2 (2.47%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.23%) Appium
7 1 (1.23%) Codeship
7 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.23%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.23%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.23%) Protractor
7 1 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.23%) Travis CI
General
1 29 (35.80%) Finance
2 22 (27.16%) Financial Institution
3 7 (8.64%) Retail
4 6 (7.41%) Legal
4 6 (7.41%) Marketing
5 3 (3.70%) Games
6 1 (1.23%) Banking
6 1 (1.23%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (35.80%) .NET
2 18 (22.22%) Web Services
3 4 (4.94%) REST
4 3 (3.70%) Node.js
5 2 (2.47%) JSON
6 1 (1.23%) XML
6 1 (1.23%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (43.21%) Data Centre
2 29 (35.80%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (9.88%) Cloud Native
4 3 (3.70%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.23%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 37 (45.68%) Linux
2 8 (9.88%) CentOS
2 8 (9.88%) Ubuntu
3 4 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (4.94%) Unix
4 2 (2.47%) Windows
4 2 (2.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (85.19%) DevOps
2 39 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (46.91%) Configuration Management
4 29 (35.80%) Artefact Management
4 29 (35.80%) Kalman Filter
5 23 (28.40%) Continuous Delivery
5 23 (28.40%) Security Testing
6 17 (20.99%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (11.11%) Open Source
7 9 (11.11%) Scrum
7 9 (11.11%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 8 (9.88%) Service Design
9 7 (8.64%) Systems Engineering
10 6 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (7.41%) Feasibility Study
10 6 (7.41%) Investment Management
10 6 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (7.41%) Test Automation
11 4 (4.94%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 62 (76.54%) Python
2 60 (74.07%) Bash Shell
3 45 (55.56%) Ruby
4 11 (13.58%) Go
5 10 (12.35%) PowerShell
6 8 (9.88%) Shell Script
7 7 (8.64%) Groovy
8 5 (6.17%) Java
9 4 (4.94%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.47%) C
10 2 (2.47%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.47%) QA
System Software
1 60 (74.07%) Docker
2 33 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (35.80%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 48 (59.26%) Puppet
2 47 (58.02%) Ansible
3 27 (33.33%) Kubernetes
4 21 (25.93%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (11.11%) Terraform
6 6 (7.41%) Salt
7 5 (6.17%) HAProxy
8 4 (4.94%) Grafana
8 4 (4.94%) Icinga
9 3 (3.70%) Cacti
9 3 (3.70%) Prometheus
9 3 (3.70%) Rancher
10 2 (2.47%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (1.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (40.74%) VMware
2 18 (22.22%) Google
3 8 (9.88%) Red Hat
4 6 (7.41%) HubSpot
4 6 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (4.94%) Cisco
5 4 (4.94%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.94%) Splunk
6 1 (1.23%) hybris
6 1 (1.23%) Perfecto Mobile