Period
to 16 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Cloud Consultant was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 791 830 815
Rank change year-on-year +39 -15 +255
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Consultant 377 361 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.21% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 260 255 382
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £47,500 £38,300 £40,000
90th Percentile £87,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £59,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.27% -8.33% +28.34%

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 157,980 168,274 183,899
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 95.95% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 127,315 134,818 154,230
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
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% - +6.25%

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 16 October 2018.

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 16 October 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 +69 346 £65,000 +8.33% 46
London +46 219 £67,500 +8.00% 27
UK excluding London +28 132 £59,000 +7.27% 21
East of England +27 33 £55,000 - 2
North of England +19 31 £65,000 - 5
South East +23 28 £65,000 +10.64% 4
North West +21 20 £60,000 -14.29% 3
Scotland 0 15 £65,000 +73.33% 1
Midlands +21 14 £52,500 -2.33% 2
West Midlands +34 11 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Yorkshire +13 11 £65,000 - 1
South West +17 10 £75,000 +36.36% 6
East Midlands -14 3 £57,500 +4.55%
Wales - 1 - - 1

Cloud Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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.

1 188 (49.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 129 (34.22%) Amazon AWS
3 124 (32.89%) Presales
4 113 (29.97%) Microsoft
5 91 (24.14%) VMware
6 90 (23.87%) Oracle
7 81 (21.49%) Finance
8 77 (20.42%) Agile Software Development
9 73 (19.36%) DevOps
10 71 (18.83%) Windows
11 70 (18.57%) Office 365
12 67 (17.77%) Migration
13 61 (16.18%) Active Directory
13 61 (16.18%) IaaS
14 56 (14.85%) SQL
15 54 (14.32%) Stakeholder Management
16 52 (13.79%) Hyper-V
17 51 (13.53%) Google
18 50 (13.26%) VMware Infrastructure
19 49 (13.00%) Marketing
19 49 (13.00%) MS Exchange
20 47 (12.47%) Public Cloud
21 46 (12.20%) SaaS
22 45 (11.94%) PaaS
22 45 (11.94%) Windows Server
23 44 (11.67%) Google Cloud Platform
24 40 (10.61%) ERP
24 40 (10.61%) Web Services
25 35 (9.28%) Citrix
26 29 (7.69%) Salesforce.com

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 49 (13.00%) MS Exchange
2 22 (5.84%) Exchange Server 2003
3 15 (3.98%) Skype for Business
4 8 (2.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (1.59%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.33%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (1.33%) Confluence
7 5 (1.33%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.06%) JBoss
8 4 (1.06%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.80%) IIS
9 3 (0.80%) Mule
10 2 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.53%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.53%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.53%) Drupal
10 2 (0.53%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (4.77%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (3.71%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (3.45%) Oracle ERP
3 12 (3.18%) Oracle EBS R12
4 11 (2.92%) HFM
4 11 (2.92%) Hyperion Planning
5 7 (1.86%) Oracle Payables
6 6 (1.59%) Cognos Planning
6 6 (1.59%) Cognos TM1
6 6 (1.59%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 6 (1.59%) SAP BPC
7 5 (1.33%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (1.06%) NetSuite
8 4 (1.06%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (1.06%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (1.06%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (1.06%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 4 (1.06%) SAP S/4HANA
8 4 (1.06%) Workday HCM
9 3 (0.80%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.80%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 188 (49.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 129 (34.22%) Amazon AWS
3 70 (18.57%) Office 365
4 61 (16.18%) IaaS
5 46 (12.20%) SaaS
6 45 (11.94%) PaaS
7 44 (11.67%) Google Cloud Platform
8 21 (5.57%) Azure Active Directory
9 15 (3.98%) Cloud Computing
10 13 (3.45%) Serverless
11 11 (2.92%) Azure Data Factory
12 10 (2.65%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 7 (1.86%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 5 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (1.33%) Amazon S3
14 5 (1.33%) OpenShift
15 4 (1.06%) Dynamics 365
15 4 (1.06%) SuccessFactors
15 4 (1.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 3 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.24%) Firewall
1 16 (4.24%) iSCSI
1 16 (4.24%) SAN
2 15 (3.98%) WAN
3 14 (3.71%) LAN
4 13 (3.45%) Skype
5 12 (3.18%) Fibre Channel
6 10 (2.65%) DNS
6 10 (2.65%) Internet
6 10 (2.65%) SSL
7 5 (1.33%) VPN
8 4 (1.06%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.06%) VSAN
9 3 (0.80%) FTP
9 3 (0.80%) NAS
9 3 (0.80%) NetScaler
10 2 (0.53%) IPsec
10 2 (0.53%) Network Security
10 2 (0.53%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.53%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.10%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.51%) Big Data
3 12 (3.18%) Data Lake
4 11 (2.92%) Azure SQL Database
4 11 (2.92%) Power BI
5 10 (2.65%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (2.65%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.12%) Amazon Aurora
7 7 (1.86%) MySQL
7 7 (1.86%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (1.33%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.33%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (1.06%) DB2
9 4 (1.06%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.06%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 3 (0.80%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.80%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 14 (3.71%) Git (software)
2 11 (2.92%) Visual Studio
3 10 (2.65%) Jenkins
4 8 (2.12%) JIRA
5 3 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (0.80%) Maven
6 2 (0.53%) Spinnaker
6 2 (0.53%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.27%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.27%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 81 (21.49%) Finance
2 49 (13.00%) Marketing
3 29 (7.69%) Retail
4 19 (5.04%) Manufacturing
5 16 (4.24%) Local Government
6 14 (3.71%) Banking
7 9 (2.39%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.86%) Advertising
9 6 (1.59%) Automotive
9 6 (1.59%) General Ledger
10 4 (1.06%) Billing
10 4 (1.06%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.53%) Law
11 2 (0.53%) Legal
11 2 (0.53%) Social Science
12 1 (0.27%) French Language
12 1 (0.27%) German Language
12 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (10.61%) Web Services
2 23 (6.10%) Middleware
3 10 (2.65%) XML
4 8 (2.12%) CSS
4 8 (2.12%) HTML
5 6 (1.59%) Kafka
5 6 (1.59%) Node.js
5 6 (1.59%) Oracle Fusion
5 6 (1.59%) REST
6 4 (1.06%) AngularJS
6 4 (1.06%) Java EE
6 4 (1.06%) OAuth
6 4 (1.06%) OAuth2
6 4 (1.06%) React
6 4 (1.06%) RESTful
7 3 (0.80%) Hibernate
7 3 (0.80%) iBATIS
7 3 (0.80%) Spring
7 3 (0.80%) Spring MVC
7 3 (0.80%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 47 (12.47%) Public Cloud
2 22 (5.84%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (4.77%) Hybrid Cloud
3 18 (4.77%) Private Cloud
3 18 (4.77%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (4.51%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.71%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (3.45%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.39%) Replication
8 6 (1.59%) Blackberry
8 6 (1.59%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.59%) iPhone
8 6 (1.59%) User Experience
9 4 (1.06%) Enterprise Cloud
9 4 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.06%) Marketing Technology
9 4 (1.06%) PKI
10 3 (0.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.53%) Fintech
11 2 (0.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 71 (18.83%) Windows
2 45 (11.94%) Windows Server
3 27 (7.16%) Linux
4 19 (5.04%) Windows 7
5 18 (4.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (3.98%) Windows 10
6 15 (3.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (3.71%) Unix
8 10 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.59%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.59%) Windows Phone
9 6 (1.59%) Windows Vista
9 6 (1.59%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.53%) Android
10 2 (0.53%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.53%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (32.89%) Presales
2 77 (20.42%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (19.36%) DevOps
4 67 (17.77%) Migration
5 54 (14.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 40 (10.61%) ERP
7 29 (7.69%) Analytics
8 27 (7.16%) SOA
9 24 (6.37%) Open Source
10 23 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (5.57%) ITIL
12 20 (5.31%) Problem-Solving
13 19 (5.04%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 18 (4.77%) Business Development
15 16 (4.24%) Requirements Analysis
15 16 (4.24%) UML
15 16 (4.24%) Use Case
16 15 (3.98%) Procure-to-Pay
17 14 (3.71%) Machine Learning
17 14 (3.71%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 56 (14.85%) SQL
2 23 (6.10%) Java
3 18 (4.77%) PowerShell
3 18 (4.77%) Python
4 16 (4.24%) C#
5 10 (2.65%) PL/SQL
5 10 (2.65%) U-SQL
6 9 (2.39%) JavaScript
7 8 (2.12%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.80%) Apex Code
8 3 (0.80%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.80%) C
8 3 (0.80%) Go
8 3 (0.80%) Ruby
8 3 (0.80%) Scala
8 3 (0.80%) XQuery
9 2 (0.53%) ABAP
9 2 (0.53%) PHP
9 2 (0.53%) R
10 1 (0.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 25 (6.63%) Degree
2 21 (5.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (5.04%) MCSE
4 9 (2.39%) DV Cleared
4 9 (2.39%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.39%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.12%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (2.12%) MCSA
6 5 (1.33%) AWS Certification
6 5 (1.33%) MBA
7 4 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.80%) CCAA
8 3 (0.80%) CCNA
8 3 (0.80%) CISSP
8 3 (0.80%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.53%) CISM
9 2 (0.53%) PhD
9 2 (0.53%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.92%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 7 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.80%) COBIT
3 3 (0.80%) ISO 20022
4 2 (0.53%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 61 (16.18%) Active Directory
2 52 (13.79%) Hyper-V
3 50 (13.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (4.51%) Docker
5 16 (4.24%) XenApp
5 16 (4.24%) XenDesktop
6 13 (3.45%) XenServer
7 11 (2.92%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (1.06%) VMware NSX
9 4 (1.06%) vSphere
10 2 (0.53%) HDFS
10 2 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.27%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.27%) UAG
11 1 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 25 (6.63%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (6.37%) Puppet
2 24 (6.37%) SCCM
3 22 (5.84%) Ansible
3 22 (5.84%) SCVMM
4 17 (4.51%) Terraform
5 13 (3.45%) Kubernetes
5 13 (3.45%) Single Sign-On
6 9 (2.39%) Microsoft Intune
7 7 (1.86%) vRealize
8 5 (1.33%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (0.80%) Salt
10 2 (0.53%) Nagios
10 2 (0.53%) Oozie
10 2 (0.53%) Packer
11 1 (0.27%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.27%) SCOM
11 1 (0.27%) SCSM
Vendors
1 113 (29.97%) Microsoft
2 91 (24.14%) VMware
3 90 (23.87%) Oracle
4 51 (13.53%) Google
5 35 (9.28%) Citrix
6 29 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
7 23 (6.10%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 22 (5.84%) Symantec
8 22 (5.84%) Veeam
9 19 (5.04%) Hyperion
9 19 (5.04%) SAP
10 16 (4.24%) Rackspace
11 13 (3.45%) Meraki
12 12 (3.18%) Adobe
12 12 (3.18%) Tableau
13 8 (2.12%) EMC
13 8 (2.12%) HP
13 8 (2.12%) Marketo
14 7 (1.86%) Cisco
14 7 (1.86%) IBM