Period
to 21 March 2019

The median annual salary for a Cloud Automation Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 March 2019.

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
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1062 1147 1158
Rank change year-on-year +85 +11 +97
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Automation Engineer 48 47 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.027% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.028% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 45 33 23
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +19.05% -4.55%
10th Percentile £57,500 £42,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £86,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £48,750 £48,750
% change year-on-year +23.08% - +18.90%

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 142,254 169,620 166,338
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 96.41% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 113,681 139,296 138,082
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -

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 21 March 2019.

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 21 March 2019. 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 +83 47 £66,250 +6.00% 13
UK excluding London +87 25 £60,000 +23.08% 6
London +42 23 £72,500 +16.00% 7
East of England +78 18 £60,000 - 1
South West +28 3 £42,000 -25.33% 2
North of England +48 2 - -
North West +38 1 - -
South East +37 1 £75,000 +76.47% 2
Yorkshire +30 1 - -
Scotland +8 1 £46,000 +6.36%

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

For the 6 months to 21 March 2019, 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 43 (89.58%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (81.25%) Python
3 37 (77.08%) DevOps
4 32 (66.67%) Docker
5 31 (64.58%) Bash Shell
6 25 (52.08%) Ansible
6 25 (52.08%) Linux
7 22 (45.83%) Kubernetes
8 21 (43.75%) Puppet
9 19 (39.58%) Microsoft Azure
9 19 (39.58%) Google Cloud Platform
9 19 (39.58%) Finance
9 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (37.50%) Retail
11 17 (35.42%) Ruby
12 16 (33.33%) Configuration Management
12 16 (33.33%) Jenkins
13 14 (29.17%) Financial Institution
14 13 (27.08%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (27.08%) VMware
14 13 (27.08%) Firewall
15 12 (25.00%) .NET
15 12 (25.00%) Data Centre
16 11 (22.92%) Artefact Management
16 11 (22.92%) Ant
16 11 (22.92%) Maven
16 11 (22.92%) Visual Studio Team System
16 11 (22.92%) Hyper-V
16 11 (22.92%) Gradle
16 11 (22.92%) Enterprise Software

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 3 (6.25%) Apache
1 3 (6.25%) IIS
1 3 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 43 (89.58%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (39.58%) Google Cloud Platform
2 19 (39.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.25%) IaaS
4 2 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (4.17%) SaaS
5 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.08%) PaaS
5 1 (2.08%) Route 53
5 1 (2.08%) Sauce Labs
5 1 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.08%) Firewall
2 2 (4.17%) DNS
3 1 (2.08%) DHCP
3 1 (2.08%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.08%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.08%) SSL
3 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.08%) VLAN
3 1 (2.08%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (2.08%) Big Data
1 1 (2.08%) Cosmos DB
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 11 (22.92%) Ant
2 11 (22.92%) Gradle
2 11 (22.92%) Maven
2 11 (22.92%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (6.25%) Selenium
5 2 (4.17%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.08%) Appium
6 1 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.08%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.08%) JIRA
6 1 (2.08%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (2.08%) Subversion
6 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.08%) Travis CI
General
1 19 (39.58%) Finance
2 18 (37.50%) Retail
3 14 (29.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.08%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (6.25%) Web Services
3 2 (4.17%) JSON
4 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.08%) REST
4 1 (2.08%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 11 (22.92%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (12.50%) Public Cloud
4 4 (8.33%) User Experience
5 2 (4.17%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.08%) Cloud Native
6 1 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 25 (52.08%) Linux
2 6 (12.50%) Windows
3 2 (4.17%) Unix
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (77.08%) DevOps
2 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 11 (22.92%) Artefact Management
4 11 (22.92%) Kalman Filter
5 9 (18.75%) Security Testing
6 8 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 6 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 5 (10.42%) Asset Management
9 4 (8.33%) Coaching
9 4 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
9 4 (8.33%) Exploratory Testing
9 4 (8.33%) Functional Testing
9 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 4 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (6.25%) BDD
10 3 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 39 (81.25%) Python
2 31 (64.58%) Bash Shell
3 17 (35.42%) Ruby
4 9 (18.75%) PowerShell
5 5 (10.42%) Go
5 5 (10.42%) Java
6 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.17%) Perl
8 1 (2.08%) C#
8 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 32 (66.67%) Docker
2 13 (27.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (22.92%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.08%) NFS
5 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.08%) VMware NSX
5 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (52.08%) Ansible
2 22 (45.83%) Kubernetes
3 21 (43.75%) Puppet
4 10 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (8.33%) Terraform
6 2 (4.17%) PowerCLI
6 2 (4.17%) vCenter Server
6 2 (4.17%) vRealize
6 2 (4.17%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 1 (2.08%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (2.08%) Grafana
7 1 (2.08%) HAProxy
7 1 (2.08%) Icinga
7 1 (2.08%) Packer
7 1 (2.08%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) VMware
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.08%) Dell
3 1 (2.08%) EMC
3 1 (2.08%) Google
3 1 (2.08%) hybris
3 1 (2.08%) Perfecto Mobile
3 1 (2.08%) Splunk