Period
to 22 June 2021

The median annual salary for a Cloud Consultant was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 June 2021.

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
22 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 593 617 733
Rank change year-on-year +24 +116 +66
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Consultant 403 250 389
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.31% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.32% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 256 176 282
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% - -3.70%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,813 £80,938
90th Percentile £90,000 £91,875 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +8.33%

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 95,319 77,394 138,070
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.88% 95.14% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 68,407 62,898 111,195
10th Percentile £31,750 £31,000 £28,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,105
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Cloud Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Consultant in the UK

Cloud Consultant
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cloud Consultant.

Salary trend for Cloud Consultant in the UK

Cloud Consultant
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cloud Consultant over the 6 months to 22 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Cloud Consultant in the UK

Cloud Consultant
Top 15 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 22 June 2021. 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 +28 347 £65,000 - 50
London +36 212 £67,500 - 26
Work from Home -126 128 £68,250 -2.50% 8
UK excluding London -25 112 £65,000 +4.00% 25
South East -16 35 £65,000 +4.00% 7
North of England -31 30 £70,000 +21.74% 7
Midlands -23 26 £57,500 -13.21% 4
West Midlands -26 23 £53,750 -10.42% 4
North West -19 16 £78,750 +36.96% 6
East of England -15 9 £57,500 +35.29% 5
South West -47 9 £67,500 -3.57% 1
Yorkshire -41 8 £58,500 +37.65%
North East - 6 £50,000 - 1
East Midlands -37 3 £70,000 -
Scotland -39 3 £60,000 +9.09% 1

Cloud Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 June 2021, 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.

1 200 (49.63%) Azure
2 140 (34.74%) Oracle
3 126 (31.27%) AWS
4 108 (26.80%) ERP
5 107 (26.55%) Finance
5 107 (26.55%) SaaS
6 106 (26.30%) Microsoft
7 104 (25.81%) Migration
8 100 (24.81%) Social Skills
9 95 (23.57%) Oracle ERP
10 94 (23.33%) Security Cleared
11 83 (20.60%) Presales
12 75 (18.61%) Oracle Certification
13 74 (18.36%) Active Directory
14 72 (17.87%) BPSS Clearance
15 70 (17.37%) Public Cloud
16 69 (17.12%) SQL
17 68 (16.87%) Microsoft 365
18 67 (16.63%) GCP
19 66 (16.38%) PaaS
20 63 (15.63%) GDPR
21 61 (15.14%) VMware
22 60 (14.89%) DevOps
23 59 (14.64%) IaaS
24 56 (13.90%) Data Migration
25 54 (13.40%) Business Intelligence
25 54 (13.40%) Google
26 52 (12.90%) Windows
27 51 (12.66%) PowerShell
27 51 (12.66%) Project Delivery

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 28 (6.95%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.47%) WebSphere
3 12 (2.98%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (2.98%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (1.99%) OpenStack
5 4 (0.99%) IIS
6 3 (0.74%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
7 2 (0.50%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.50%) Documentum
7 2 (0.50%) JBoss
7 2 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.50%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.25%) Apache
8 1 (0.25%) CMS
8 1 (0.25%) Confluence
8 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 21 (5.21%) Adobe Premiere
2 15 (3.72%) Oracle Smart View
3 13 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (2.98%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 95 (23.57%) Oracle ERP
2 42 (10.42%) Oracle Payables
3 40 (9.93%) Oracle Receivables
4 37 (9.18%) Oracle EBS
5 30 (7.44%) Oracle Cash Management
6 26 (6.45%) Oracle General Ledger
7 19 (4.71%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 18 (4.47%) Oracle Assets
9 17 (4.22%) Oracle EBS R12
10 15 (3.72%) PeopleSoft HCM
11 13 (3.23%) Oracle 11i
12 9 (2.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 8 (1.99%) Oracle Payroll
14 5 (1.24%) Oracle Applications
14 5 (1.24%) Oracle SCM
15 4 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
15 4 (0.99%) Oracle Financials
16 3 (0.74%) Hyperion Planning
16 3 (0.74%) Oracle E-Business Tax
16 3 (0.74%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 200 (49.63%) Azure
2 126 (31.27%) AWS
3 107 (26.55%) SaaS
4 68 (16.87%) Microsoft 365
5 67 (16.63%) GCP
6 66 (16.38%) PaaS
7 59 (14.64%) IaaS
8 29 (7.20%) Azure Active Directory
9 18 (4.47%) OneDrive
10 12 (2.98%) Boomi
11 10 (2.48%) Serverless
12 9 (2.23%) Azure Data Factory
13 7 (1.74%) Mimecast
13 7 (1.74%) Snowflake
14 6 (1.49%) Amazon EKS
14 6 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
15 5 (1.24%) Azure Functions
15 5 (1.24%) Azure Synapse Analytics
15 5 (1.24%) OpenShift
16 4 (0.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.45%) Firewall
2 18 (4.47%) Remote Desktop
3 15 (3.72%) VLAN
3 15 (3.72%) VPN
4 13 (3.23%) DNS
5 12 (2.98%) SAN
5 12 (2.98%) SSL
6 11 (2.73%) DHCP
7 10 (2.48%) TCP/IP
7 10 (2.48%) WAN
8 8 (1.99%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (1.99%) Network Security
9 7 (1.74%) Internet
9 7 (1.74%) LAN
10 6 (1.49%) MPLS
11 4 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.74%) NAS
12 3 (0.74%) NetScaler
12 3 (0.74%) SD-WAN
13 1 (0.25%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (7.94%) Oracle Reports
2 29 (7.20%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 18 (4.47%) SQL Server
4 12 (2.98%) Oracle ODI
5 10 (2.48%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.49%) Big Data
6 6 (1.49%) Data Lake
7 5 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (0.99%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.99%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (0.74%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.50%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.50%) Power BI
11 1 (0.25%) BigQuery
11 1 (0.25%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.25%) Cloud Spanner
11 1 (0.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (3.72%) Jenkins
2 12 (2.98%) Oracle APEX
3 11 (2.73%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (0.99%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.25%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.25%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.25%) JIRA
5 1 (0.25%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 107 (26.55%) Finance
2 100 (24.81%) Social Skills
3 35 (8.68%) Marketing
4 31 (7.69%) Public Sector
5 30 (7.44%) General Ledger
6 20 (4.96%) Influencing Skills
7 19 (4.71%) Documentation Skills
7 19 (4.71%) Law
8 17 (4.22%) Presentation Skills
9 16 (3.97%) Billing
9 16 (3.97%) Legal
10 11 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (2.73%) Manufacturing
11 9 (2.23%) Games
12 6 (1.49%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.99%) Advertising
13 4 (0.99%) Telecoms
14 3 (0.74%) Banking
14 3 (0.74%) French Language
14 3 (0.74%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.95%) Oracle Fusion
1 28 (6.95%) Web Services
2 19 (4.71%) Middleware
3 14 (3.47%) XML
3 14 (3.47%) XSLT
4 4 (0.99%) HTML
5 3 (0.74%) Kafka
5 3 (0.74%) Node.js
5 3 (0.74%) React
5 3 (0.74%) SAML
6 2 (0.50%) .NET
6 2 (0.50%) JSON
6 2 (0.50%) Lambda Expressions
6 2 (0.50%) OAuth
6 2 (0.50%) OAuth2
6 2 (0.50%) REST
6 2 (0.50%) SOAP
7 1 (0.25%) Apache Beam
7 1 (0.25%) Sass
7 1 (0.25%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 70 (17.37%) Public Cloud
2 47 (11.66%) Hybrid Cloud
3 36 (8.93%) Data Centre
4 23 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (3.72%) Greenfield Project
5 15 (3.72%) Private Cloud
6 14 (3.47%) Cloud Native
7 11 (2.73%) Hedge funds
8 7 (1.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (1.24%) Enterprise Cloud
9 5 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.24%) HP Storage
10 4 (0.99%) Analytical Mindset
10 4 (0.99%) Clustering
11 3 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (0.74%) Life Science
12 2 (0.50%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.50%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.50%) IVR
12 2 (0.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (12.90%) Windows
2 25 (6.20%) Windows Server
3 15 (3.72%) Windows 10
4 11 (2.73%) Linux
5 9 (2.23%) Unix
6 8 (1.99%) Windows Server 2016
6 8 (1.99%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (0.50%) VMS
8 1 (0.25%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (26.80%) ERP
2 104 (25.81%) Migration
3 83 (20.60%) Presales
4 60 (14.89%) DevOps
5 56 (13.90%) Data Migration
6 54 (13.40%) Business Intelligence
7 51 (12.66%) Project Delivery
8 47 (11.66%) Change Management
9 46 (11.41%) Agile Software Development
10 43 (10.67%) Project Management
11 42 (10.42%) Problem-Solving
12 35 (8.68%) Workshop Facilitation
13 34 (8.44%) Mentoring
14 32 (7.94%) GAP Analysis
15 31 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
16 30 (7.44%) Stakeholder Management
17 29 (7.20%) Risk Management
18 26 (6.45%) Accounts Payable
18 26 (6.45%) Cash Management
18 26 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 69 (17.12%) SQL
2 51 (12.66%) PowerShell
3 23 (5.71%) Java
3 23 (5.71%) PL/SQL
4 17 (4.22%) Python
5 7 (1.74%) Bash Shell
5 7 (1.74%) C
6 4 (0.99%) Apex Code
6 4 (0.99%) Go
6 4 (0.99%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.74%) C#
8 2 (0.50%) C++
8 2 (0.50%) Perl
8 2 (0.50%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.50%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.25%) PHP
9 1 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 94 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 75 (18.61%) Oracle Certification
3 72 (17.87%) BPSS Clearance
4 30 (7.44%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (7.44%) Degree
5 26 (6.45%) CCNA
6 21 (5.21%) CIPD
6 21 (5.21%) SC Cleared
7 20 (4.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (2.73%) CISSP
8 11 (2.73%) MCSE
8 11 (2.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (2.23%) AWS Certification
9 9 (2.23%) CCNP
10 8 (1.99%) VCP6
11 4 (0.99%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 4 (0.99%) OSCP
12 3 (0.74%) NCSIE
13 2 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
13 2 (0.50%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (15.63%) GDPR
2 31 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (4.96%) PCI DSS
4 12 (2.98%) GRC
5 7 (1.74%) Data Quality
6 6 (1.49%) PMO
7 5 (1.24%) SOC 2
8 4 (0.99%) ISO 22301
8 4 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 4 (0.99%) SLA
9 3 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (0.74%) NIST
10 2 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.50%) QA
10 2 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.25%) COBIT
11 1 (0.25%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 74 (18.36%) Active Directory
2 39 (9.68%) Hyper-V
2 39 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (3.97%) Virtual Desktop
4 14 (3.47%) Docker
5 5 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.50%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 30 (7.44%) Kubernetes
1 30 (7.44%) Microsoft Intune
2 29 (7.20%) Terraform
3 14 (3.47%) Ansible
4 13 (3.23%) SCCM
5 12 (2.98%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 11 (2.73%) Single Sign-On
7 7 (1.74%) Puppet
8 4 (0.99%) SCVMM
8 4 (0.99%) WSUS
9 3 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.50%) Mesos
11 1 (0.25%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 1 (0.25%) Stealthwatch
11 1 (0.25%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 140 (34.74%) Oracle
2 106 (26.30%) Microsoft
3 61 (15.14%) VMware
4 54 (13.40%) Google
5 26 (6.45%) Salesforce.com
6 23 (5.71%) Cisco
7 19 (4.71%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 16 (3.97%) Citrix
8 16 (3.97%) HP
9 15 (3.72%) JD Edwards
9 15 (3.72%) NetApp
9 15 (3.72%) PeopleSoft
10 13 (3.23%) MuleSoft
10 13 (3.23%) SAP
11 12 (2.98%) Nimble Storage
12 11 (2.73%) Databricks
13 10 (2.48%) Aruba
13 10 (2.48%) Veeam
14 9 (2.23%) Informatica
14 9 (2.23%) Zerto