Period
to 21 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Cloud Consultant was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 788 863 875
Rank change year-on-year +75 +12 +179
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Consultant 378 343 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.20% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 262 234 352
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +15.74%
10th Percentile £47,500 £38,750 £39,775
90th Percentile £88,600 £85,875 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £59,000 £55,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +7.27% +14.58% +1.05%

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 162,478 169,340 190,363
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.15% 96.07% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 130,921 136,473 160,125
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 £81,250 £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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +78 362 £65,000 +4.00% 48
London +41 223 £67,500 +3.85% 26
UK excluding London +16 130 £59,000 +7.27% 25
North of England +32 37 £65,000 - 5
South East +10 31 £75,750 +44.29% 6
East of England +26 24 £55,000 - 1
North West +31 22 £62,500 -3.85% 3
Yorkshire +20 15 £65,000 - 2
Midlands +5 14 £47,500 -9.52% 6
West Midlands +31 13 £47,500 -9.52% 5
South West +15 12 £75,000 +97.37% 3
Scotland -19 11 £60,000 +60.00% 3
Wales +8 1 - - 1
East Midlands -4 1 £52,500 +10.53% 1

Cloud Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 200 (52.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 141 (37.30%) Amazon AWS
3 116 (30.69%) Presales
4 115 (30.42%) Microsoft
5 77 (20.37%) VMware
6 76 (20.11%) Marketing
7 75 (19.84%) DevOps
8 68 (17.99%) Finance
9 66 (17.46%) IaaS
10 65 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
11 63 (16.67%) Windows
12 61 (16.14%) Migration
13 59 (15.61%) Stakeholder Management
14 57 (15.08%) Google
15 56 (14.81%) Oracle
16 55 (14.55%) SQL
17 54 (14.29%) Active Directory
17 54 (14.29%) Office 365
18 51 (13.49%) Google Cloud Platform
19 45 (11.90%) Salesforce.com
20 42 (11.11%) Public Cloud
21 41 (10.85%) SaaS
21 41 (10.85%) Analytics
22 40 (10.58%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
22 40 (10.58%) Windows Server
23 39 (10.32%) Web Services
24 34 (8.99%) Business Intelligence
24 34 (8.99%) PaaS
25 33 (8.73%) Hyper-V
25 33 (8.73%) MS Exchange

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 33 (8.73%) MS Exchange
2 14 (3.70%) OpenStack
3 8 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (1.59%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.32%) Confluence
6 4 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (0.79%) IIS
7 3 (0.79%) Mule
8 2 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.53%) Apache
8 2 (0.53%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.53%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.53%) Drupal
8 2 (0.53%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.53%) Mule ESB
8 2 (0.53%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (3.97%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (2.91%) HFM
2 11 (2.91%) Hyperion Planning
3 7 (1.85%) Oracle ERP
4 6 (1.59%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (1.32%) Cognos Planning
5 5 (1.32%) Cognos TM1
5 5 (1.32%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (1.32%) SAP BPC
6 4 (1.06%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (1.06%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (1.06%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (1.06%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (1.06%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 3 (0.79%) Oracle Payroll
7 3 (0.79%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (0.79%) SAP S/4HANA
7 3 (0.79%) Siebel CRM
8 2 (0.53%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.53%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 200 (52.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 141 (37.30%) Amazon AWS
3 66 (17.46%) IaaS
4 54 (14.29%) Office 365
5 51 (13.49%) Google Cloud Platform
6 41 (10.85%) SaaS
7 34 (8.99%) PaaS
8 23 (6.08%) Serverless
9 21 (5.56%) Azure Data Factory
10 20 (5.29%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 19 (5.03%) Azure Active Directory
12 11 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
12 11 (2.91%) OpenShift
13 6 (1.59%) Dynamics 365
14 4 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
14 4 (1.06%) Amazon S3
14 4 (1.06%) G Suite
15 3 (0.79%) Amazon EMR
15 3 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 3 (0.79%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.17%) Firewall
1 12 (3.17%) SAN
2 11 (2.91%) iSCSI
3 9 (2.38%) DNS
4 8 (2.12%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (1.85%) Internet
5 7 (1.85%) VPN
6 6 (1.59%) VSAN
7 5 (1.32%) SSL
8 4 (1.06%) NetScaler
9 3 (0.79%) FTP
9 3 (0.79%) NAS
9 3 (0.79%) Network Security
9 3 (0.79%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (0.79%) WAN
10 2 (0.53%) LAN
10 2 (0.53%) Skype
10 2 (0.53%) SMS
11 1 (0.26%) Converged Networks
11 1 (0.26%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.61%) Big Data
2 21 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
2 21 (5.56%) Data Lake
2 21 (5.56%) Power BI
3 11 (2.91%) SQL Server
4 7 (1.85%) Hadoop
5 6 (1.59%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (1.32%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.32%) SAP HANA
7 4 (1.06%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (1.06%) Essbase
7 4 (1.06%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (1.06%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 4 (1.06%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.79%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (6.88%) Git (software)
2 21 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 9 (2.38%) JIRA
4 8 (2.12%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.79%) Maven
7 2 (0.53%) JDeveloper
7 2 (0.53%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.53%) Spinnaker
7 2 (0.53%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 76 (20.11%) Marketing
2 68 (17.99%) Finance
3 27 (7.14%) Retail
4 18 (4.76%) Local Government
4 18 (4.76%) Manufacturing
5 13 (3.44%) Banking
6 7 (1.85%) Advertising
7 6 (1.59%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.32%) General Ledger
9 4 (1.06%) Automotive
9 4 (1.06%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.53%) Law
11 1 (0.26%) Billing
11 1 (0.26%) French Language
11 1 (0.26%) Games
11 1 (0.26%) German Language
11 1 (0.26%) Legal
11 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (10.32%) Web Services
2 20 (5.29%) Middleware
3 7 (1.85%) XML
4 6 (1.59%) Kafka
5 5 (1.32%) REST
5 5 (1.32%) SAP PI
6 4 (1.06%) CSS
6 4 (1.06%) HTML
6 4 (1.06%) JSON
6 4 (1.06%) RESTful
7 3 (0.79%) Hibernate
7 3 (0.79%) iBATIS
7 3 (0.79%) JMS
7 3 (0.79%) Node.js
7 3 (0.79%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (0.79%) Spring
7 3 (0.79%) Spring MVC
7 3 (0.79%) Spring Security
7 3 (0.79%) XML Schema
7 3 (0.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.11%) Public Cloud
2 26 (6.88%) Private Cloud
3 21 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 20 (5.29%) Hybrid Cloud
5 19 (5.03%) Data Centre
6 16 (4.23%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.32%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.06%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.06%) Enterprise Cloud
9 4 (1.06%) iPhone
9 4 (1.06%) Marketing Technology
9 4 (1.06%) PKI
10 3 (0.79%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.79%) Replication
10 3 (0.79%) User Experience
10 3 (0.79%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.53%) Fintech
11 2 (0.53%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 63 (16.67%) Windows
2 40 (10.58%) Windows Server
3 20 (5.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (4.76%) Linux
4 18 (4.76%) Windows 10
4 18 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (4.50%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.85%) Unix
7 4 (1.06%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.06%) Windows Phone
7 4 (1.06%) Windows Vista
7 4 (1.06%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.79%) VMS
9 2 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.26%) Android
10 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (30.69%) Presales
2 75 (19.84%) DevOps
3 65 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (16.14%) Migration
5 59 (15.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 41 (10.85%) Analytics
7 34 (8.99%) Business Intelligence
8 25 (6.61%) Data Analytics
8 25 (6.61%) Service Delivery
8 25 (6.61%) SOA
9 24 (6.35%) Machine Learning
10 23 (6.08%) Data Science
11 22 (5.82%) Open Source
11 22 (5.82%) Problem-Solving
12 20 (5.29%) UML
13 18 (4.76%) Business Development
13 18 (4.76%) ERP
13 18 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
13 18 (4.76%) Use Case
14 17 (4.50%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 55 (14.55%) SQL
2 24 (6.35%) C#
2 24 (6.35%) PowerShell
3 20 (5.29%) U-SQL
4 14 (3.70%) Java
4 14 (3.70%) Python
5 6 (1.59%) PL/SQL
6 5 (1.32%) ABAP
6 5 (1.32%) Bash Shell
6 5 (1.32%) Ruby
7 4 (1.06%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.06%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.79%) Go
8 3 (0.79%) Scala
8 3 (0.79%) XQuery
9 2 (0.53%) Apex Code
9 2 (0.53%) C
9 2 (0.53%) PHP
9 2 (0.53%) R
10 1 (0.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (4.76%) Degree
1 18 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (4.23%) MCSE
3 7 (1.85%) MCSA
4 5 (1.32%) AWS Certification
5 4 (1.06%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (0.79%) CCAA
6 3 (0.79%) CCNA
6 3 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.79%) CISM
6 3 (0.79%) CISSP
7 2 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.53%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.53%) HP ASE
7 2 (0.53%) PhD
7 2 (0.53%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.53%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.53%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.26%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.03%) GCP
2 7 (1.85%) COBIT
2 7 (1.85%) QA
3 5 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 5 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.79%) ISO 20022
5 1 (0.26%) GDPR
System Software
1 54 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 33 (8.73%) Hyper-V
3 29 (7.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (6.08%) Docker
5 21 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
6 16 (4.23%) XenApp
6 16 (4.23%) XenDesktop
7 13 (3.44%) XenServer
8 7 (1.85%) vSphere
9 6 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (1.59%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.53%) HDFS
11 1 (0.26%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.26%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.26%) UAG
11 1 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (5.29%) Kubernetes
2 15 (3.97%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (3.70%) Puppet
4 13 (3.44%) Ansible
5 10 (2.65%) SCCM
6 9 (2.38%) vRealize
7 8 (2.12%) SCVMM
7 8 (2.12%) Terraform
8 7 (1.85%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (1.06%) SCOM
10 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 3 (0.79%) Salt
11 2 (0.53%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.53%) Oozie
11 2 (0.53%) Packer
11 2 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
12 1 (0.26%) SCSM
Vendors
1 115 (30.42%) Microsoft
2 77 (20.37%) VMware
3 57 (15.08%) Google
4 56 (14.81%) Oracle
5 45 (11.90%) Salesforce.com
6 40 (10.58%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 27 (7.14%) Citrix
8 23 (6.08%) Tableau
9 19 (5.03%) Hyperion
10 18 (4.76%) Rackspace
11 17 (4.50%) SAP
12 13 (3.44%) Meraki
13 11 (2.91%) Red Hat
13 11 (2.91%) Veeam
14 10 (2.65%) ServiceNow
15 9 (2.38%) HP
16 8 (2.12%) Adobe
16 8 (2.12%) Symantec
17 7 (1.85%) Cisco
17 7 (1.85%) IBM