The median annual salary for a Cloud Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Cloud Engineer
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 437 532 682
Rank change year-on-year +95 +150  
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 549 446 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.62% 0.45% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.47% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 422 366 241
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £49,039 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -1.92% +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 85544 95045 105654
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.95% 96.52% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69856 80154 87088
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +90 520 £55,000 - 51
London +72 228 £61,000 +1.66% 20
South East +64 151 £52,500 -4.54% 11
North West -8 50 £46,000 +2.22% 8
East of England +2 46 £52,500 - 4
Berkshire +7 41 £57,500 - 2
Manchester -11 37 £46,000 - 5
West Sussex - 36 £52,500 -
Surrey +42 32 £40,000 -27.27% 2
City of London +33 27 £62,500 +13.63% 6
Crawley - 26 £52,500 -
Hampshire +13 22 £56,750 +41.87% 2
West Midlands +17 21 £39,000 +4.00% 4
Wales - 18 £49,039 -
Oxfordshire +24 17 £52,500 - 4
Swansea - 17 £49,039 -
West Wales - 17 £49,039 -
Bedfordshire +31 16 £47,500 +58.33%
Hertfordshire +2 16 £55,000 +29.41% 2
East Midlands +14 14 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Farnborough +12 14 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Reading +6 14 £60,000 +4.34% 1
Watford +4 14 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Oxford - 13 £57,500 - 4
Cheshire -24 9 £43,125 -1.42% 1
Buckinghamshire +11 8 £43,750 -0.56% 1
Scotland -3 8 £65,000 +136.36% 3
Cambridge -13 8 £70,000 +42.85% 2
Cambridgeshire -20 8 £70,000 +42.85% 2
Yorkshire -32 8 £55,000 +10.00%

Cloud Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 585 (61.06%) Amazon AWS
2 480 (50.10%) Linux
3 431 (44.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 345 (36.01%) DevOps
5 339 (35.39%) Windows
6 307 (32.05%) Python
7 292 (30.48%) Microsoft
8 261 (27.24%) Puppet
9 244 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
10 233 (24.32%) VMware
11 202 (21.09%) Active Directory
12 196 (20.46%) Docker
13 194 (20.25%) Ansible
14 189 (19.73%) Windows Server
15 186 (19.42%) Java
16 177 (18.48%) Opscode Chef
17 176 (18.37%) SQL
18 167 (17.43%) IaaS
19 154 (16.08%) Bash Shell
20 152 (15.87%) SQL Server
21 151 (15.76%) PaaS
22 149 (15.55%) VMware Infrastructure
22 149 (15.55%) Hyper-V
23 147 (15.34%) Jenkins
24 145 (15.14%) DNS
25 143 (14.93%) Finance
26 140 (14.61%) PowerShell
27 138 (14.41%) Web Services
28 134 (13.99%) Ruby
29 129 (13.47%) Office 365

Cloud Engineer 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 74 (7.72%) Apache
2 73 (7.62%) OpenStack
3 58 (6.05%) nginx
4 53 (5.53%) IIS
5 48 (5.01%) MS Exchange
6 38 (3.97%) SharePoint
6 38 (3.97%) Tomcat
7 32 (3.34%) Skype for Business
8 30 (3.13%) Apache Spark
8 30 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
9 28 (2.92%) Cloud Foundry
10 21 (2.19%) Confluence
11 17 (1.77%) Apache Solr
12 15 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
13 13 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
13 13 (1.36%) Jetty
14 9 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
14 9 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
15 7 (0.73%) JBoss
16 6 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 31 (3.24%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (2.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.42%) Magento
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.10%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 585 (61.06%) Amazon AWS
2 431 (44.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 167 (17.43%) IaaS
4 151 (15.76%) PaaS
5 129 (13.47%) Office 365
6 121 (12.63%) SaaS
7 105 (10.96%) AWS CloudFormation
8 99 (10.33%) Amazon EC2
9 91 (9.50%) Amazon S3
10 78 (8.14%) Google Cloud Platform
11 72 (7.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 44 (4.59%) Amazon ELB
13 38 (3.97%) Cloud Computing
14 32 (3.34%) Amazon SQS
15 29 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
16 22 (2.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 21 (2.19%) Datadog
18 17 (1.77%) AWS Lambda
19 12 (1.25%) Route 53
20 11 (1.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 145 (15.14%) DNS
2 103 (10.75%) Firewall
3 79 (8.25%) Internet
4 73 (7.62%) SAN
5 61 (6.37%) TCP/IP
6 52 (5.43%) VPN
7 50 (5.22%) WAN
8 48 (5.01%) DHCP
9 37 (3.86%) LAN
10 30 (3.13%) HTTP
11 28 (2.92%) Skype
12 25 (2.61%) LDAP
13 22 (2.30%) Kerberos
14 21 (2.19%) Network Security
15 19 (1.98%) NAS
16 18 (1.88%) PBX
16 18 (1.88%) PSTN
16 18 (1.88%) VLAN
17 17 (1.77%) MPLS
17 17 (1.77%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (15.87%) SQL Server
2 109 (11.38%) MySQL
3 71 (7.41%) MongoDB
4 60 (6.26%) Amazon RDS
5 47 (4.91%) NoSQL
5 47 (4.91%) PostgreSQL
6 44 (4.59%) Big Data
7 37 (3.86%) Hadoop
8 30 (3.13%) Relational Database
9 26 (2.71%) Apache Cassandra
10 19 (1.98%) Redis
11 16 (1.67%) Azure SQL Database
12 15 (1.57%) SQL Server 2014
13 13 (1.36%) RDBMS
14 10 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (0.94%) Apache Hive
15 9 (0.94%) Couchbase
16 8 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
17 7 (0.73%) HBase
18 6 (0.63%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 147 (15.34%) Jenkins
2 100 (10.44%) Git (software)
3 50 (5.22%) JIRA
4 37 (3.86%) TeamCity
5 35 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 26 (2.71%) Octopus Deploy
7 23 (2.40%) Hudson
7 23 (2.40%) Vagrant
8 20 (2.09%) Visual Studio Team System
9 18 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 11 (1.15%) Visual Studio
11 6 (0.63%) Bitbucket
11 6 (0.63%) CircleCI
11 6 (0.63%) Gitweb
11 6 (0.63%) Maven
11 6 (0.63%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 4 (0.42%) Gradle
12 4 (0.42%) JUnit
12 4 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (0.31%) InstallShield
General
1 143 (14.93%) Finance
2 56 (5.85%) Telecoms
3 44 (4.59%) Banking
4 32 (3.34%) Electronics
4 32 (3.34%) Manufacturing
4 32 (3.34%) Marketing
5 12 (1.25%) Games
5 12 (1.25%) Retail
6 11 (1.15%) Law
7 9 (0.94%) Advertising
8 6 (0.63%) Publishing
9 5 (0.52%) Automotive
10 4 (0.42%) Music Industry
11 3 (0.31%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.21%) Front Office
12 2 (0.21%) German Language
12 2 (0.21%) Legal
13 1 (0.10%) Back Office
13 1 (0.10%) French Language
13 1 (0.10%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (14.41%) Web Services
2 85 (8.87%) .NET
3 53 (5.53%) Elastic Stack
4 43 (4.49%) LAMP
5 36 (3.76%) REST
6 34 (3.55%) RabbitMQ
7 25 (2.61%) Node.js
8 23 (2.40%) ASP.NET
8 23 (2.40%) JSON
9 19 (1.98%) HTML
10 18 (1.88%) .NET Core
10 18 (1.88%) .NET Framework
11 16 (1.67%) LAPP Stack
11 16 (1.67%) React
11 16 (1.67%) XML
12 15 (1.57%) LEMP Stack
13 14 (1.46%) Spring
14 12 (1.25%) AngularJS
14 12 (1.25%) jQuery
15 10 (1.04%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 98 (10.23%) Data Centre
2 87 (9.08%) Public Cloud
3 76 (7.93%) Private Cloud
4 59 (6.16%) Hybrid Cloud
5 48 (5.01%) Computer Science
6 42 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
7 39 (4.07%) Greenfield Project
8 29 (3.03%) Fintech
9 24 (2.51%) Management Information System
10 20 (2.09%) Mobile App
11 18 (1.88%) User Experience
12 17 (1.77%) PKI
13 13 (1.36%) Clustering
13 13 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 12 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
15 11 (1.15%) Blog
15 11 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
15 11 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
16 10 (1.04%) Algorithms
16 10 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 480 (50.10%) Linux
2 339 (35.39%) Windows
3 189 (19.73%) Windows Server
4 102 (10.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 97 (10.13%) Unix
6 95 (9.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 58 (6.05%) CentOS
8 51 (5.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 29 (3.03%) Ubuntu
10 22 (2.30%) Apple iOS
11 19 (1.98%) Android
12 18 (1.88%) Debian
13 15 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (1.46%) Windows 10
15 12 (1.25%) Solaris
16 11 (1.15%) Windows 7
17 10 (1.04%) Mac OS X
18 7 (0.73%) Windows 8
19 6 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
20 5 (0.52%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (36.01%) DevOps
2 244 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (13.26%) Continuous Delivery
4 115 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
5 113 (11.80%) Configuration Management
6 102 (10.65%) ITIL
7 91 (9.50%) Migration
8 87 (9.08%) Software Engineering
9 85 (8.87%) TDD
10 83 (8.66%) High Availability
11 74 (7.72%) Open Source
12 68 (7.10%) Microservices
13 63 (6.58%) Scrum
14 51 (5.32%) Service Delivery
15 50 (5.22%) Kanban
16 49 (5.11%) BDD
17 46 (4.80%) IT Strategy
18 42 (4.38%) Business Intelligence
19 39 (4.07%) Load Balancing
20 36 (3.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 307 (32.05%) Python
2 186 (19.42%) Java
3 176 (18.37%) SQL
4 154 (16.08%) Bash Shell
5 140 (14.61%) PowerShell
6 134 (13.99%) Ruby
7 88 (9.19%) Perl
8 77 (8.04%) C#
9 65 (6.78%) Go
10 55 (5.74%) C++
11 51 (5.32%) JavaScript
12 49 (5.11%) C
13 44 (4.59%) PHP
13 44 (4.59%) Shell Script
14 24 (2.51%) Groovy
15 12 (1.25%) Scala
16 6 (0.63%) Clojure
16 6 (0.63%) GraphQL
17 4 (0.42%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.42%) XPath
Qualifications
1 77 (8.04%) Degree
2 67 (6.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 52 (5.43%) Security Cleared
4 43 (4.49%) MCSE
5 40 (4.18%) SC Cleared
6 29 (3.03%) AWS Certification
6 29 (3.03%) MCSA
7 25 (2.61%) Computer Science Degree
8 22 (2.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 18 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (1.46%) CCNA
11 13 (1.36%) CISSP
12 11 (1.15%) CISM
12 11 (1.15%) MCSD
13 8 (0.84%) CCNP
13 8 (0.84%) MCITP
13 8 (0.84%) PhD
14 7 (0.73%) CISA
15 6 (0.63%) RHCA
15 6 (0.63%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (6.58%) QA
2 39 (4.07%) SLA
3 8 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (0.42%) GCP
5 4 (0.42%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 202 (21.09%) Active Directory
2 196 (20.46%) Docker
3 149 (15.55%) Hyper-V
3 149 (15.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (4.18%) Virtual Machines
4 40 (4.18%) vSphere
5 21 (2.19%) XenApp
6 19 (1.98%) vCloud
7 14 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
8 13 (1.36%) Varnish
9 12 (1.25%) XenDesktop
10 11 (1.15%) Xen
11 8 (0.84%) KVM
12 6 (0.63%) NFS
13 5 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
14 4 (0.42%) LXC
14 4 (0.42%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.31%) GPFS
15 3 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 261 (27.24%) Puppet
2 194 (20.25%) Ansible
3 177 (18.48%) Opscode Chef
4 85 (8.87%) Kubernetes
5 79 (8.25%) Terraform
6 56 (5.85%) SCCM
7 35 (3.65%) SCOM
8 29 (3.03%) Nagios
9 24 (2.51%) HAProxy
10 16 (1.67%) ZABBIX
11 13 (1.36%) Grafana
11 13 (1.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 11 (1.15%) Packer
13 10 (1.04%) Salt
13 10 (1.04%) WSUS
14 9 (0.94%) CA Spectrum
14 9 (0.94%) Cacti
14 9 (0.94%) Nmap
14 9 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 7 (0.73%) Plesk
Vendors
1 292 (30.48%) Microsoft
2 233 (24.32%) VMware
3 106 (11.06%) Google
4 98 (10.23%) Red Hat
5 91 (9.50%) Cisco
6 62 (6.47%) Oracle
7 55 (5.74%) Splunk
8 54 (5.64%) HP
9 44 (4.59%) Citrix
10 40 (4.18%) New Relic
11 37 (3.86%) NetApp
12 29 (3.03%) SAP
13 26 (2.71%) AppDynamics
14 22 (2.30%) Sun
15 19 (1.98%) IBM
16 18 (1.88%) Juniper
17 17 (1.77%) Atlassian
18 16 (1.67%) SolarWinds
19 14 (1.46%) EMC
20 13 (1.36%) CA
Craigavon, County Armagh
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum Excellent benefits and bonuses
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £49,000 to £64,000 per annum DoE (+ v strong Benefits)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + equity and bens
Posted: Yesterday
Farnham, Surrey
Corriculo
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £54000 per annum + Pension, 25 Days Holiday, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £62000 - £67000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
UKCloud
Salary: Competitive Rates / Negotiable - Pension, Healthcare, Life Cover, Bonu
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
UKCloud
Salary: Competitive Rates / Negotiable - Pension, Healthcare, Life Cover, Bonu
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + 7.5%
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £33,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Dyson
Salary: £29620 - £44380 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: competitive salary and excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
HM Revenue and Customs
Salary: £49,875 - £55,125
Posted: 17 days ago