Cloud Infrastructure Engineer Jobs

Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
UK

The median Cloud Infrastructure Engineer salary in the UK is £62,783 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 3 March 2024.

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

6 months to
3 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 695 893 901
Rank change year-on-year +198 +8 -160
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Infrastructure Engineer 141 139 271
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.13% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 125 112 206
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
25th Percentile £44,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,783 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.64% +9.09% +10.00%
75th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £66,250
90th Percentile £74,500 £96,125 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £49,312 £54,713
% change year-on-year +21.68% -9.87% +21.58%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 77,031 104,241 136,469
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 93.48% 95.59%
Number of salaries quoted 57,563 65,286 84,676
10th Percentile £28,573 £32,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £39,085 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £72,500 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £53,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.66% +6.00% +5.26%

Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Infrastructure Engineer in the UK

Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Cloud Infrastructure Engineer in the UK

Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cloud Infrastructure Engineer over the 6 months to 3 March 2024.

Salary histogram for Cloud Infrastructure Engineer in the UK

Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
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 Infrastructure Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 3 March 2024. 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
Jobs
England +197 133 £62,783 +4.64% 31
UK excluding London +141 99 £60,000 +21.68% 22
North of England +155 62 £62,783 +19.02% 2
Work from Home +138 62 £62,783 +11.61% 17
North West +70 35 £45,000 -12.20% 1
London +150 31 £71,250 +7.30% 10
South East +77 21 £65,000 +52.94% 8
North East +16 15 £62,783 +14.15% 1
Yorkshire +105 12 £62,783 +4.64%
East of England - 7 £45,000 - 3
Midlands +59 6 £60,000 +6.37% 7
West Midlands +62 4 £60,000 +27.78% 1
East Midlands +14 2 £50,000 -23.08% 6
South West +8 2 £45,000 - 2
Wales - 1 £39,500 -

Cloud Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 3 March 2024, Cloud Infrastructure Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Cloud Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 134 (95.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 104 (73.76%) Azure
3 78 (55.32%) AWS
4 70 (49.65%) Windows
5 59 (41.84%) Terraform
6 52 (36.88%) Infrastructure as Code
7 48 (34.04%) ITIL
8 45 (31.91%) Microsoft 365
9 44 (31.21%) Active Directory
10 42 (29.79%) Windows Server
11 41 (29.08%) Microsoft
12 37 (26.24%) Migration
13 35 (24.82%) Microsoft Exchange
13 35 (24.82%) Ansible
14 34 (24.11%) Linux
15 30 (21.28%) Hyper-V
15 30 (21.28%) Docker
16 29 (20.57%) DNS
17 28 (19.86%) DevOps
18 27 (19.15%) Kubernetes
18 27 (19.15%) Public Cloud
19 26 (18.44%) Hybrid Cloud
20 25 (17.73%) Server Management
21 24 (17.02%) DHCP
21 24 (17.02%) Incident Management
22 23 (16.31%) VMware
22 23 (16.31%) GitLab
22 23 (16.31%) Continuous Improvement
22 23 (16.31%) Serverless
22 23 (16.31%) Social Skills

Cloud Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 35 (24.82%) Microsoft Exchange
2 10 (7.09%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.84%) Confluence
4 1 (0.71%) Apache
4 1 (0.71%) IIS
4 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 104 (73.76%) Azure
2 78 (55.32%) AWS
3 45 (31.91%) Microsoft 365
4 23 (16.31%) Serverless
5 19 (13.48%) Amazon EC2
6 18 (12.77%) AWS CloudFormation
6 18 (12.77%) AWS Lambda
7 17 (12.06%) Amazon S3
8 16 (11.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 15 (10.64%) Route 53
10 12 (8.51%) GitHub
10 12 (8.51%) IaaS
11 10 (7.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 9 (6.38%) CloudFront
12 9 (6.38%) Entra ID
12 9 (6.38%) PaaS
13 8 (5.67%) Cloud Computing
14 6 (4.26%) SaaS
15 5 (3.55%) Azure Monitor
16 4 (2.84%) Azure DevOps
Communications & Networking
1 29 (20.57%) DNS
2 24 (17.02%) DHCP
3 15 (10.64%) Firewall
4 10 (7.09%) VPN
5 9 (6.38%) WAN
6 8 (5.67%) LAN
7 6 (4.26%) Network Security
8 5 (3.55%) VLAN
9 4 (2.84%) Internet
10 3 (2.13%) DMZ
11 2 (1.42%) SAN
11 2 (1.42%) Wireless
12 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
12 1 (0.71%) VXLAN
12 1 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.64%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (6.38%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.26%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (2.13%) MySQL
5 2 (1.42%) Power BI
6 1 (0.71%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.71%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 23 (16.31%) GitLab
2 21 (14.89%) Artifactory
3 5 (3.55%) Git
3 5 (3.55%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.84%) Bitbucket
4 4 (2.84%) JIRA
4 4 (2.84%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (2.84%) Subversion
5 1 (0.71%) CircleCI
General
1 23 (16.31%) Social Skills
2 21 (14.89%) Public Sector
3 15 (10.64%) Finance
4 3 (2.13%) Legal
4 3 (2.13%) Organisational Skills
4 3 (2.13%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.42%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.42%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 2 (1.42%) Law
5 2 (1.42%) Retail
6 1 (0.71%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.71%) Avionics
6 1 (0.71%) Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Documentation Skills
6 1 (0.71%) Local Government
6 1 (0.71%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.84%) ADO
1 4 (2.84%) SAML
2 2 (1.42%) Kafka
3 1 (0.71%) ARM Templates
3 1 (0.71%) FHIR
3 1 (0.71%) JSON
3 1 (0.71%) LDAP
3 1 (0.71%) Node.js
3 1 (0.71%) XML
3 1 (0.71%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.15%) Public Cloud
2 26 (18.44%) Hybrid Cloud
3 14 (9.93%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.96%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.84%) Distributed Systems
6 3 (2.13%) Cloud Native
6 3 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.42%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.42%) Replication
8 1 (0.71%) CCTV
8 1 (0.71%) Clustering
8 1 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.71%) NHS
8 1 (0.71%) Security Posture
Operating Systems
1 70 (49.65%) Windows
2 42 (29.79%) Windows Server
3 34 (24.11%) Linux
4 3 (2.13%) VMS
4 3 (2.13%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.71%) CentOS
6 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (95.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 52 (36.88%) Infrastructure as Code
3 48 (34.04%) ITIL
4 37 (26.24%) Migration
5 28 (19.86%) DevOps
6 25 (17.73%) Server Management
7 24 (17.02%) Incident Management
8 23 (16.31%) Continuous Improvement
9 22 (15.60%) Disaster Recovery
9 22 (15.60%) Problem-Solving
9 22 (15.60%) Service Management
10 21 (14.89%) Coaching
10 21 (14.89%) Mentoring
10 21 (14.89%) Operational Stability
10 21 (14.89%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 20 (14.18%) CI/CD
12 19 (13.48%) Capacity Planning
12 19 (13.48%) Proactive Monitoring
13 17 (12.06%) Root Cause Analysis
14 16 (11.35%) Containerisation
Programming Languages
1 22 (15.60%) Python
2 15 (10.64%) PowerShell
3 10 (7.09%) Bash
3 10 (7.09%) SQL
4 4 (2.84%) Java
5 1 (0.71%) Bicep
5 1 (0.71%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (8.51%) AWS Certification
2 11 (7.80%) Degree
2 11 (7.80%) SC Cleared
2 11 (7.80%) Security Cleared
3 10 (7.09%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (6.38%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
5 8 (5.67%) AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
6 6 (4.26%) Azure Certification
7 1 (0.71%) AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
7 1 (0.71%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.71%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.96%) SLA
2 4 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.84%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.13%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (2.13%) NCSC
4 1 (0.71%) DICOM
4 1 (0.71%) HL7
4 1 (0.71%) PSD2
System Software
1 44 (31.21%) Active Directory
2 30 (21.28%) Docker
2 30 (21.28%) Hyper-V
3 11 (7.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.26%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.13%) vSphere
6 2 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.71%) Ceph
7 1 (0.71%) KVM
Systems Management
1 59 (41.84%) Terraform
2 35 (24.82%) Ansible
3 27 (19.15%) Kubernetes
4 13 (9.22%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (4.26%) SCCM
6 5 (3.55%) Puppet
7 4 (2.84%) Packer
7 4 (2.84%) Progress Chef
7 4 (2.84%) Salt
8 3 (2.13%) vCenter Server
9 2 (1.42%) FortiGate
9 2 (1.42%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.71%) Active Directory Federation Services
Vendors
1 41 (29.08%) Microsoft
2 23 (16.31%) VMware
3 17 (12.06%) Citrix
4 8 (5.67%) HP
5 5 (3.55%) Cisco
5 5 (3.55%) Dell
6 4 (2.84%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.13%) Veeam
8 2 (1.42%) IBM
8 2 (1.42%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.42%) UiPath
9 1 (0.71%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.71%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.71%) Meraki
9 1 (0.71%) Nimble Storage
9 1 (0.71%) Palo Alto
9 1 (0.71%) Salesforce
9 1 (0.71%) ScienceLogic
9 1 (0.71%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.71%) Sophos