Period
to 21 August 2019

The median annual salary for a Cloud Consultant was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 August 2019.

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

Cloud Consultant
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 700 801 878
Rank change year-on-year +101 +77 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Consultant 407 378 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.23% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 313 262 234
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,600 £85,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £59,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.17% +7.27% +14.58%

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 135,764 162,500 169,369
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.83% 96.16% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 108,262 130,943 136,497
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,088 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Cloud Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Consultant in the UK

Cloud Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Cloud Consultant in the UK

Cloud Consultant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Consultant over the 6 months to 21 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Cloud Consultant in the UK

Cloud Consultant
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 21 August 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 +106 380 £70,000 +7.69% 47
London +64 207 £75,000 +11.11% 17
UK excluding London +84 165 £65,000 +10.17% 30
North of England +43 64 £70,000 +7.69% 13
South East +50 50 £65,000 -14.19% 6
North West +42 43 £70,000 +12.00% 7
Midlands +52 20 £62,500 +31.58% 6
West Midlands +30 19 £65,000 +36.84% 5
Yorkshire -4 19 £70,000 +7.69% 5
East of England +60 13 £55,000 - 3
Scotland +11 12 £55,000 -8.33%
South West +11 8 £46,750 -37.67% 2
North East - 2 £55,000 - 1
East Midlands +26 1 £55,000 +4.76% 1

Cloud Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2019, Cloud Consultant 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 Consultant in the job title.

1 225 (55.28%) Azure
2 174 (42.75%) AWS
3 115 (28.26%) Finance
4 98 (24.08%) Microsoft
5 93 (22.85%) GCP
6 92 (22.60%) DevOps
7 85 (20.88%) Migration
8 84 (20.64%) Public Cloud
9 80 (19.66%) Office 365
10 79 (19.41%) IaaS
11 74 (18.18%) Google
12 70 (17.20%) VMware
13 69 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
14 65 (15.97%) Agile Software Development
15 64 (15.72%) Oracle
16 63 (15.48%) Presales
17 56 (13.76%) Active Directory
17 56 (13.76%) PaaS
18 47 (11.55%) SQL
19 45 (11.06%) ERP
20 42 (10.32%) Windows
21 41 (10.07%) Web Services
22 40 (9.83%) Terraform
23 37 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
23 37 (9.09%) Kubernetes
24 36 (8.85%) Hyper-V
24 36 (8.85%) Infrastructure Transformation
25 35 (8.60%) Marketing
26 34 (8.35%) SaaS
27 32 (7.86%) Microsoft Certification

Cloud Consultant 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 20 (4.91%) Skype for Business
2 11 (2.70%) OpenStack
3 10 (2.46%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (1.72%) Apache Solr
5 7 (1.72%) MS Exchange
6 6 (1.47%) Apache Pig
6 6 (1.47%) Apache Spark
6 6 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.49%) Oracle UPK
9 1 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.25%) CMS
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 21 (5.16%) Oracle ERP
2 12 (2.95%) Oracle Assets
3 11 (2.70%) Oracle Cash Management
3 11 (2.70%) Oracle Payables
3 11 (2.70%) Oracle Receivables
4 10 (2.46%) Oracle Financials
4 10 (2.46%) Oracle General Ledger
5 9 (2.21%) SAP CRM
6 6 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.74%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.74%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (0.74%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.25%) Magento
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payroll
8 1 (0.25%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 1 (0.25%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.25%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 225 (55.28%) Azure
2 174 (42.75%) AWS
3 93 (22.85%) GCP
4 80 (19.66%) Office 365
5 79 (19.41%) IaaS
6 56 (13.76%) PaaS
7 34 (8.35%) SaaS
8 26 (6.39%) Azure Active Directory
9 18 (4.42%) AWS CloudFormation
10 11 (2.70%) Serverless
11 9 (2.21%) Amazon Kinesis
12 8 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
12 8 (1.97%) OpenShift
13 6 (1.47%) Amazon ECS
13 6 (1.47%) AWS Lambda
14 5 (1.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 4 (0.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 4 (0.98%) Amazon S3
16 3 (0.74%) OneDrive
16 3 (0.74%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.65%) Firewall
2 22 (5.41%) Skype
3 12 (2.95%) VPN
4 6 (1.47%) DNS
4 6 (1.47%) Network Security
5 5 (1.23%) iSCSI
5 5 (1.23%) LAN
6 4 (0.98%) Internet
7 3 (0.74%) SSL
7 3 (0.74%) WAN
7 3 (0.74%) WLAN
8 2 (0.49%) MPLS
9 1 (0.25%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.25%) HTTP
9 1 (0.25%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.25%) SAN
9 1 (0.25%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (0.25%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.25%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.72%) Big Data
2 7 (1.72%) BigQuery
2 7 (1.72%) NoSQL
3 6 (1.47%) Amazon Redshift
3 6 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (1.47%) Apache Hive
3 6 (1.47%) Couchbase
3 6 (1.47%) CouchDB
3 6 (1.47%) Flink
3 6 (1.47%) Hadoop
3 6 (1.47%) HBase
3 6 (1.47%) Impala
4 5 (1.23%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (0.98%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.74%) Amazon Athena
6 3 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.49%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 10 (2.46%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (0.74%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.25%) JIRA
General
1 115 (28.26%) Finance
2 35 (8.60%) Marketing
3 25 (6.14%) Public Sector
4 24 (5.90%) Manufacturing
5 23 (5.65%) Retail
6 21 (5.16%) Local Government
7 13 (3.19%) Banking
8 10 (2.46%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.97%) General Ledger
10 7 (1.72%) Law
11 4 (0.98%) Electronics
12 3 (0.74%) Automotive
12 3 (0.74%) German Language
12 3 (0.74%) Social Science
13 2 (0.49%) French Language
13 2 (0.49%) Legal
13 2 (0.49%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.25%) Advertising
14 1 (0.25%) Billing
14 1 (0.25%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (10.07%) Web Services
2 25 (6.14%) Middleware
3 15 (3.69%) JSON
3 15 (3.69%) Oracle Fusion
4 10 (2.46%) HTML
5 9 (2.21%) CSS
6 6 (1.47%) Kafka
7 4 (0.98%) .NET
7 4 (0.98%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (0.74%) Node.js
9 2 (0.49%) WebCenter
9 2 (0.49%) XML
10 1 (0.25%) COM
10 1 (0.25%) EDI
10 1 (0.25%) LDAP
10 1 (0.25%) RESTful
10 1 (0.25%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 84 (20.64%) Public Cloud
2 29 (7.13%) Management Information System
3 27 (6.63%) Enterprise Software
4 26 (6.39%) Data Centre
5 18 (4.42%) Private Cloud
6 14 (3.44%) Greenfield Project
7 13 (3.19%) Self-Motivation
8 12 (2.95%) Hybrid Cloud
9 9 (2.21%) Cloud Native
10 8 (1.97%) CESG
10 8 (1.97%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.98%) iPad
12 3 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (0.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 2 (0.49%) Blog
13 2 (0.49%) Clustering
13 2 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
13 2 (0.49%) Oracle Exalytics
13 2 (0.49%) Replication
14 1 (0.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 42 (10.32%) Windows
2 15 (3.69%) Linux
3 13 (3.19%) Windows 10
4 11 (2.70%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.72%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.47%) Data ONTAP
7 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.49%) Unix
9 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (22.60%) DevOps
2 85 (20.88%) Migration
3 69 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 65 (15.97%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (15.48%) Presales
6 45 (11.06%) ERP
7 36 (8.85%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 30 (7.37%) Service Management
9 29 (7.13%) Infrastructure as Code
10 26 (6.39%) Microservices
10 26 (6.39%) Project Management
11 25 (6.14%) Cybersecurity
11 25 (6.14%) Open Source
11 25 (6.14%) Requirements Analysis
11 25 (6.14%) SOA
11 25 (6.14%) Use Case
12 24 (5.90%) Business Development
12 24 (5.90%) UML
13 23 (5.65%) ITSM
14 22 (5.41%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 47 (11.55%) SQL
2 23 (5.65%) PowerShell
3 17 (4.18%) Python
4 14 (3.44%) Java
5 9 (2.21%) C
6 6 (1.47%) Scala
6 6 (1.47%) Shell Script
7 4 (0.98%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.74%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.49%) C#
10 1 (0.25%) ABAP
10 1 (0.25%) C++
10 1 (0.25%) Go
10 1 (0.25%) PHP
10 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.25%) Ruby
10 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (7.86%) MCSE
1 32 (7.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (7.37%) Degree
3 20 (4.91%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (3.93%) MCSA
5 12 (2.95%) AWS Certification
6 10 (2.46%) CISSP
6 10 (2.46%) Security Cleared
7 7 (1.72%) CCNA
8 6 (1.47%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.23%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 5 (1.23%) ACCA
9 5 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (0.98%) Master's Degree
10 4 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.98%) VCP4
11 3 (0.74%) CEH
12 2 (0.49%) CISA
12 2 (0.49%) CISM
12 2 (0.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (2.70%) NIST
2 10 (2.46%) QA
3 8 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 7 (1.72%) SLA
5 3 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 56 (13.76%) Active Directory
2 37 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (8.85%) Hyper-V
4 31 (7.62%) Docker
5 14 (3.44%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (1.72%) vCloud
6 7 (1.72%) vSphere
7 6 (1.47%) Apache Flume
7 6 (1.47%) DFS Replication
8 3 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.25%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 40 (9.83%) Terraform
2 37 (9.09%) Kubernetes
3 24 (5.90%) Ansible
4 14 (3.44%) Microsoft Intune
5 12 (2.95%) Puppet
6 9 (2.21%) SCVMM
7 8 (1.97%) Rancher
7 8 (1.97%) SCCM
8 6 (1.47%) Backup Exec
8 6 (1.47%) Hadoop YARN
8 6 (1.47%) Oozie
9 5 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.98%) Packer
10 4 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (0.74%) Kibana
11 3 (0.74%) logstash
11 3 (0.74%) Nagios
11 3 (0.74%) Oracle Identity Management
11 3 (0.74%) Salt
12 2 (0.49%) Cacti
Vendors
1 98 (24.08%) Microsoft
2 74 (18.18%) Google
3 70 (17.20%) VMware
4 64 (15.72%) Oracle
5 26 (6.39%) Rackspace
6 19 (4.67%) Salesforce.com
6 19 (4.67%) SAP
7 17 (4.18%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 14 (3.44%) Veeam
9 11 (2.70%) NetApp
10 9 (2.21%) Symantec
11 8 (1.97%) Citrix
11 8 (1.97%) IBM
12 7 (1.72%) Dell
12 7 (1.72%) ServiceNow
13 6 (1.47%) Cisco
13 6 (1.47%) Cloudera
13 6 (1.47%) Databricks
13 6 (1.47%) Hortonworks
13 6 (1.47%) MapR