The median annual salary for a Cloud Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cloud Engineer
UK
Rank 482 530 698
Rank change year-on-year +48 +168  
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 406 462 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.45% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.47% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 333 399 221
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,950 £35,000 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80634 98831 101724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.35% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66904 82761 83046
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Cloud Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Cloud Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Engineer in the UK

Cloud Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Cloud Engineer in the UK

Cloud Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Engineer over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Cloud Engineer in the UK

Cloud Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +53 386 £55,000 +4.76% 67
London +79 165 £62,500 +19.04% 27
South East +66 115 £55,000 - 17
Berkshire +45 73 £55,000 - 3
Reading +61 41 £66,250 +23.25% 1
North West -1 35 £45,000 +56.52% 8
Manchester -20 22 £47,500 +72.72% 5
East of England +20 21 £55,000 +23.59% 4
Surrey +41 18 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Hampshire +15 13 £52,500 +5.00% 2
West Midlands +42 12 £43,500 +12.25% 4
City of London +37 12 £65,000 +27.45% 7
East Midlands -13 12 £42,500 +3.03% 2
Woking - 12 £37,500 -
Yorkshire -24 11 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Nottinghamshire +18 10 £42,500 +6.25%
Nottingham +17 10 £42,500 +6.25%
South West +19 9 £47,500 -13.63% 2
Scotland +18 9 £41,250 +37.50% 1
West Yorkshire -6 9 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Birmingham +24 8 £47,500 +22.58% 1
Cambridgeshire +22 8 £50,000 +2.56% 2
Tyne and Wear +18 8 £35,750 -53.11% 1
Cambridge +14 8 £50,000 +2.56% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne +14 8 £35,750 -53.11% 1
North East +8 8 £35,750 -53.11% 2
Hertfordshire +4 8 £57,500 +35.29% 2
Leeds -19 8 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Bracknell +13 7 £47,500 +19.49%
Oxfordshire -3 7 £62,500 +38.88% 9

Cloud Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Cloud Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Cloud Engineer in the job title.

1 427 (51.57%) Amazon AWS
2 386 (46.62%) Linux
3 305 (36.84%) Windows
4 301 (36.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 244 (29.47%) Python
6 226 (27.29%) Microsoft
7 215 (25.97%) DevOps
8 201 (24.28%) Puppet
9 179 (21.62%) SaaS
9 179 (21.62%) Opscode Chef
10 178 (21.50%) VMware
11 161 (19.44%) Bash Shell
12 157 (18.96%) Windows Server
13 148 (17.87%) Data Centre
14 143 (17.27%) Finance
15 137 (16.55%) PowerShell
16 133 (16.06%) SQL
17 130 (15.70%) Firewall
18 129 (15.58%) Active Directory
19 127 (15.34%) Agile Software Development
20 124 (14.98%) ITIL
21 123 (14.86%) IaaS
22 122 (14.73%) PaaS
23 121 (14.61%) Ansible
24 118 (14.25%) Web Services
24 118 (14.25%) Red Hat
25 117 (14.13%) Hyper-V
26 113 (13.65%) MySQL
27 110 (13.29%) Office 365
28 106 (12.80%) SQL Server

Cloud Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 57 (6.88%) Apache
2 44 (5.31%) MS Exchange
3 43 (5.19%) OpenStack
4 41 (4.95%) IIS
5 33 (3.99%) nginx
6 32 (3.86%) Tomcat
7 31 (3.74%) SharePoint
7 31 (3.74%) Skype for Business
8 26 (3.14%) Elasticsearch
9 20 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2013
10 19 (2.29%) Apache Spark
11 18 (2.17%) Cloud Foundry
12 12 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (1.33%) JBoss
13 11 (1.33%) WebSphere
14 9 (1.09%) Confluence
14 9 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
14 9 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
14 9 (1.09%) WebLogic
15 8 (0.97%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 98 (11.84%) MS Excel
2 35 (4.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.48%) Magento
4 2 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 427 (51.57%) Amazon AWS
2 301 (36.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 179 (21.62%) SaaS
4 123 (14.86%) IaaS
5 122 (14.73%) PaaS
6 110 (13.29%) Office 365
7 50 (6.04%) AWS CloudFormation
8 47 (5.68%) Amazon EC2
9 46 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
10 42 (5.07%) Google Cloud Platform
11 40 (4.83%) Amazon S3
12 28 (3.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 21 (2.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 19 (2.29%) Azure Active Directory
15 17 (2.05%) Amazon SQS
16 15 (1.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 14 (1.69%) Route 53
18 13 (1.57%) Amazon ELB
19 12 (1.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
20 9 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 130 (15.70%) Firewall
2 81 (9.78%) DNS
3 68 (8.21%) SAN
4 47 (5.68%) Internet
4 47 (5.68%) VPN
5 40 (4.83%) Network Security
5 40 (4.83%) TCP/IP
6 38 (4.59%) DHCP
7 29 (3.50%) LAN
7 29 (3.50%) WAN
8 28 (3.38%) Wireless
9 26 (3.14%) Skype
10 25 (3.02%) Cisco IOS
10 25 (3.02%) Cisco Nexus
11 21 (2.54%) HTTP
12 20 (2.42%) NAS
13 19 (2.29%) IPsec
13 19 (2.29%) LDAP
14 15 (1.81%) Kerberos
14 15 (1.81%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (13.65%) MySQL
2 106 (12.80%) SQL Server
3 47 (5.68%) MongoDB
4 42 (5.07%) Amazon RDS
5 35 (4.23%) Big Data
5 35 (4.23%) Relational Database
6 34 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
7 30 (3.62%) NoSQL
8 24 (2.90%) Hadoop
9 23 (2.78%) RDBMS
10 19 (2.29%) Redis
11 17 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
11 17 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
12 13 (1.57%) Azure SQL Database
13 11 (1.33%) SQLite
14 10 (1.21%) SQL Server 2014
15 9 (1.09%) Couchbase
16 7 (0.85%) Apache Hive
17 5 (0.60%) HBase
18 4 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 67 (8.09%) Git (software)
2 66 (7.97%) Jenkins
3 20 (2.42%) JIRA
4 18 (2.17%) Vagrant
5 17 (2.05%) Octopus Deploy
6 14 (1.69%) Visual Studio
7 12 (1.45%) TeamCity
8 11 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (0.85%) Maven
10 6 (0.72%) Hudson
10 6 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (0.60%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.60%) RSpec
11 5 (0.60%) Visual Studio Code
12 4 (0.48%) Bitbucket
12 4 (0.48%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 3 (0.36%) GitLab
13 3 (0.36%) MSBuild
13 3 (0.36%) Subversion
General
1 143 (17.27%) Finance
2 68 (8.21%) Banking
3 24 (2.90%) Manufacturing
4 23 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 20 (2.42%) Electronics
6 15 (1.81%) Marketing
7 14 (1.69%) Games
8 11 (1.33%) Retail
9 7 (0.85%) Advertising
9 7 (0.85%) Publishing
10 5 (0.60%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.60%) Legal
11 4 (0.48%) Automotive
12 3 (0.36%) Billing
12 3 (0.36%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.24%) Back Office
13 2 (0.24%) Law
14 1 (0.12%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (14.25%) Web Services
2 51 (6.16%) .NET
3 50 (6.04%) LAMP
4 28 (3.38%) RabbitMQ
5 26 (3.14%) Elastic Stack
6 23 (2.78%) LAPP Stack
7 20 (2.42%) Node.js
8 19 (2.29%) AngularJS
9 18 (2.17%) REST
10 17 (2.05%) HTML
11 14 (1.69%) HTML5
11 14 (1.69%) LEMP Stack
11 14 (1.69%) Middleware
12 11 (1.33%) ASP.NET
12 11 (1.33%) Ruby on Rails
12 11 (1.33%) SOAP
13 10 (1.21%) CSS
13 10 (1.21%) jQuery
14 9 (1.09%) .NET Framework
14 9 (1.09%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 148 (17.87%) Data Centre
2 76 (9.18%) Hybrid Cloud
3 73 (8.82%) Private Cloud
4 46 (5.56%) Public Cloud
5 41 (4.95%) Fintech
6 39 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
7 38 (4.59%) Computer Science
8 29 (3.50%) Management Information System
9 15 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.33%) Blog
10 11 (1.33%) Home Automation
11 10 (1.21%) Clustering
11 10 (1.21%) Linux Command Line
12 9 (1.09%) Mobile App
12 9 (1.09%) User Experience
13 8 (0.97%) EMC VNX
13 8 (0.97%) Virtual Team
14 7 (0.85%) Internet of Things
15 6 (0.72%) Cloud Native
15 6 (0.72%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 386 (46.62%) Linux
2 305 (36.84%) Windows
3 157 (18.96%) Windows Server
4 90 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 87 (10.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 63 (7.61%) Unix
7 54 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 50 (6.04%) CentOS
9 40 (4.83%) Ubuntu
10 35 (4.23%) Debian
11 16 (1.93%) Apple iOS
12 15 (1.81%) Android
13 14 (1.69%) Solaris
14 13 (1.57%) VMS
15 10 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
16 6 (0.72%) Windows 10
17 5 (0.60%) SmartOS
18 4 (0.48%) Mac OS X
18 4 (0.48%) Windows 2000
18 4 (0.48%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (25.97%) DevOps
2 127 (15.34%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (14.98%) ITIL
4 89 (10.75%) Continuous Integration
5 76 (9.18%) Configuration Management
6 68 (8.21%) Migration
7 51 (6.16%) Continuous Delivery
8 46 (5.56%) Software Engineering
9 45 (5.43%) Open Source
9 45 (5.43%) Presales
10 43 (5.19%) Network Design
11 42 (5.07%) High Availability
11 42 (5.07%) Microservices
12 39 (4.71%) Mentoring
13 37 (4.47%) TDD
14 36 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
15 35 (4.23%) Load Balancing
16 33 (3.99%) Scrum
17 32 (3.86%) E-Commerce
18 30 (3.62%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 244 (29.47%) Python
2 161 (19.44%) Bash Shell
3 137 (16.55%) PowerShell
4 133 (16.06%) SQL
5 100 (12.08%) Java
6 79 (9.54%) Ruby
7 73 (8.82%) Perl
8 55 (6.64%) C#
9 54 (6.52%) C
10 39 (4.71%) PHP
11 37 (4.47%) JavaScript
12 28 (3.38%) Go
13 27 (3.26%) C++
14 25 (3.02%) Shell Script
15 13 (1.57%) Groovy
16 11 (1.33%) Scala
17 5 (0.60%) T-SQL
18 4 (0.48%) Erlang
18 4 (0.48%) XPath
18 4 (0.48%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 72 (8.70%) Degree
2 57 (6.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 54 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
4 46 (5.56%) CCNA
5 36 (4.35%) CCNP
6 33 (3.99%) MCSE
7 32 (3.86%) Security Cleared
8 29 (3.50%) AWS Certification
9 28 (3.38%) CCSP
10 27 (3.26%) SC Cleared
11 26 (3.14%) CCIE
12 24 (2.90%) CCIP
13 16 (1.93%) MCSA
14 15 (1.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 9 (1.09%) RHCA
16 8 (0.97%) MCITP
16 8 (0.97%) MCSD
17 6 (0.72%) CISSP
18 5 (0.60%) CISM
18 5 (0.60%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (7.49%) QA
2 34 (4.11%) SLA
3 10 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.60%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.36%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.12%) GCP
System Software
1 129 (15.58%) Active Directory
2 117 (14.13%) Hyper-V
3 104 (12.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 100 (12.08%) Docker
5 50 (6.04%) vSphere
6 25 (3.02%) vCloud
7 24 (2.90%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (0.97%) VMware ESX
8 8 (0.97%) Xen
8 8 (0.97%) XenApp
9 7 (0.85%) LXC
9 7 (0.85%) XenDesktop
10 6 (0.72%) KVM
10 6 (0.72%) NFS
10 6 (0.72%) XenServer
11 5 (0.60%) Varnish
12 4 (0.48%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 201 (24.28%) Puppet
2 179 (21.62%) Opscode Chef
3 121 (14.61%) Ansible
4 43 (5.19%) SCCM
5 30 (3.62%) Salt
6 28 (3.38%) Terraform
7 27 (3.26%) Kubernetes
8 26 (3.14%) SCOM
9 17 (2.05%) HAProxy
10 13 (1.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 13 (1.57%) SCVMM
11 9 (1.09%) Nagios
12 8 (0.97%) OpenAM
13 7 (0.85%) FortiGate
13 7 (0.85%) Microsoft Clustering
13 7 (0.85%) SCOrch
13 7 (0.85%) ZABBIX
14 6 (0.72%) Failover Clustering
14 6 (0.72%) Grafana
14 6 (0.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 226 (27.29%) Microsoft
2 178 (21.50%) VMware
3 118 (14.25%) Red Hat
4 102 (12.32%) Cisco
5 69 (8.33%) Oracle
6 55 (6.64%) Google
7 44 (5.31%) Sun
8 39 (4.71%) CheckPoint
9 36 (4.35%) Citrix
10 29 (3.50%) HP
11 22 (2.66%) Juniper
12 21 (2.54%) New Relic
13 20 (2.42%) Splunk
14 18 (2.17%) NetApp
15 16 (1.93%) AppDynamics
15 16 (1.93%) SolarWinds
16 14 (1.69%) EMC
17 13 (1.57%) Dynatrace
18 11 (1.33%) Cloudera
19 10 (1.21%) LANDesk
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + shares, pension, healthcare
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Salary: £37428.00 - £60649.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Salary: £450 - £550 per day + NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
The North Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + bonus, equity, shares
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Itecco
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + comprehendsive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Includes great benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Great Benefits + Projects
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £32,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £46,000 per annum dep on experience + on call allowance + bens
Posted: 7 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus generous benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Salary: £29241.00 - £42991.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + £5,000 on-call bonus + 10% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum + on-call allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + £5,000 on-call bonus + 10% bonus + Great Ben
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 Per Annum plus 10% annual bonus
Posted: 4 days ago