The median annual salary for a Senior Cloud Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Senior Cloud Engineer
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 750 864 925
Rank change year-on-year +114 +61  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Cloud Engineer 102 86 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.082% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.085% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 83 65 29
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -23.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,925 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09%  

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 82231 100619 103475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68306 84262 84520
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 £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Senior Cloud Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Cloud Engineer in the UK

Senior Cloud Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Cloud Engineer in the UK

Senior Cloud Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Cloud Engineer over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Cloud Engineer in the UK

Senior 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 Senior Cloud Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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 +90 100 £57,500 +15.00% 7
London +98 43 £65,000 +8.33% 2
South East +70 33 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Berkshire +39 22 £62,500 +11.11%
Reading +44 14 £70,000 +16.66%
North West - 10 £46,250 -
East of England +26 9 £55,000 -
Manchester - 8 £43,750 -
Hampshire - 7 £35,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 6 £62,500 -
Watford - 6 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire - 6 £55,000 -
Farnborough - 5 £35,000 - 1
City of London - 5 £65,000 - 1
Rochdale - 4 £40,000 -
Maidenhead -5 3 £42,925 -23.68%
Surrey - 3 £47,500 - 2
South West - 3 £58,750 - 1
West Midlands +32 2 £55,000 - 1
Yorkshire +10 2 £62,500 +25.00%
North Yorkshire - 2 £62,500 -
Harrogate - 2 £62,500 -
Southampton - 2 £56,250 -
Essex - 2 £52,500 -
Birmingham +22 1 £50,000 -9.09%
Worcestershire - 1 £60,000 -
Bristol - 1 £57,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £47,500 -
Somerset - 1 £60,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £60,000 -

Senior Cloud Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Senior 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 Senior Cloud Engineer in the job title.

1 104 (52.00%) Amazon AWS
2 102 (51.00%) Linux
3 79 (39.50%) SaaS
4 75 (37.50%) Python
5 63 (31.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 58 (29.00%) Windows
7 57 (28.50%) Microsoft
8 53 (26.50%) Red Hat
9 51 (25.50%) Bash Shell
10 45 (22.50%) Puppet
10 45 (22.50%) Opscode Chef
11 44 (22.00%) QA
12 43 (21.50%) ITIL
13 41 (20.50%) PaaS
14 40 (20.00%) Finance
15 36 (18.00%) PowerShell
15 36 (18.00%) DevOps
16 35 (17.50%) SQL
17 34 (17.00%) VMware
18 33 (16.50%) Active Directory
18 33 (16.50%) IaaS
19 30 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 28 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
20 28 (14.00%) Data Centre
20 28 (14.00%) Office 365
21 27 (13.50%) Hyper-V
22 25 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
22 25 (12.50%) MS Excel
22 25 (12.50%) Oracle
23 24 (12.00%) C

Senior 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 12 (6.00%) Apache
1 12 (6.00%) IIS
2 11 (5.50%) nginx
3 10 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 9 (4.50%) Apache Solr
5 8 (4.00%) Skype for Business
6 7 (3.50%) Apache Spark
6 7 (3.50%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.50%) MS Exchange
8 4 (2.00%) Confluence
9 3 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.00%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.50%) CloudStack
11 1 (0.50%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 25 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 104 (52.00%) Amazon AWS
2 79 (39.50%) SaaS
3 63 (31.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 41 (20.50%) PaaS
5 33 (16.50%) IaaS
6 28 (14.00%) Office 365
7 17 (8.50%) AWS CloudFormation
8 15 (7.50%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (4.50%) Amazon S3
9 9 (4.50%) Datadog
10 6 (3.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (3.00%) Amazon SQS
10 6 (3.00%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 24 (12.00%) DNS
2 19 (9.50%) Internet
3 18 (9.00%) SAN
4 11 (5.50%) DHCP
4 11 (5.50%) Firewall
5 7 (3.50%) LAN
5 7 (3.50%) TCP/IP
5 7 (3.50%) Unified Communications
6 6 (3.00%) Kerberos
6 6 (3.00%) LDAP
6 6 (3.00%) PBX
6 6 (3.00%) PSTN
6 6 (3.00%) Skype
6 6 (3.00%) WAN
7 3 (1.50%) NAS
7 3 (1.50%) VLAN
8 2 (1.00%) HTTP
8 2 (1.00%) Network Security
8 2 (1.00%) SMTP
9 1 (0.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.00%) MySQL
2 19 (9.50%) MongoDB
3 15 (7.50%) Amazon RDS
4 10 (5.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (4.50%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (4.50%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.00%) Big Data
6 6 (3.00%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.00%) Apache Hive
8 3 (1.50%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (1.50%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.50%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.50%) HBase
9 1 (0.50%) Impala
9 1 (0.50%) Redis
9 1 (0.50%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 15 (7.50%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 9 (4.50%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (4.00%) Visual Studio
5 6 (3.00%) JIRA
6 4 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (2.00%) TeamCity
6 4 (2.00%) Visual Studio Code
6 4 (2.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 2 (1.00%) InstallShield
7 2 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.50%) GDB
8 1 (0.50%) GitLab
8 1 (0.50%) Grunt
8 1 (0.50%) Maven
8 1 (0.50%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.50%) webpack
General
1 40 (20.00%) Finance
2 22 (11.00%) Banking
3 8 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.50%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.50%) Marketing
5 2 (1.00%) Games
6 1 (0.50%) Electronics
6 1 (0.50%) Law
6 1 (0.50%) Retail
6 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.00%) Web Services
2 11 (5.50%) Elastic Stack
3 10 (5.00%) LAMP
4 9 (4.50%) LAPP Stack
4 9 (4.50%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (4.00%) .NET
5 8 (4.00%) REST
6 6 (3.00%) HATEOAS
7 4 (2.00%) .NET Framework
7 4 (2.00%) SOAP
7 4 (2.00%) WPF
8 3 (1.50%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.50%) HTML
9 2 (1.00%) CSS
9 2 (1.00%) HTML5
9 2 (1.00%) Software Packaging
10 1 (0.50%) Java EE
10 1 (0.50%) JSON
10 1 (0.50%) RESTful
10 1 (0.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.00%) Data Centre
2 20 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 18 (9.00%) Fintech
4 17 (8.50%) Private Cloud
5 13 (6.50%) Computer Science
6 12 (6.00%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.00%) Blog
7 4 (2.00%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.00%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.00%) PKI
7 4 (2.00%) Social Media
8 3 (1.50%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.50%) FlexPod
8 3 (1.50%) User Experience
9 2 (1.00%) EMC VMAX
9 2 (1.00%) EMC VNX
9 2 (1.00%) Smart Energy
10 1 (0.50%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.50%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 102 (51.00%) Linux
2 58 (29.00%) Windows
3 30 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (12.00%) Windows Server
5 16 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (5.00%) CentOS
7 9 (4.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.00%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.50%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.50%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.50%) Unix
9 3 (1.50%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.50%) Debian
10 1 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (21.50%) ITIL
2 36 (18.00%) DevOps
3 28 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (10.50%) Mentoring
5 18 (9.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 15 (7.50%) Configuration Management
7 13 (6.50%) Software Engineering
8 12 (6.00%) Build Automation
8 12 (6.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (5.00%) Business Continuity
9 10 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
9 10 (5.00%) Mathematics
9 10 (5.00%) Presales
10 9 (4.50%) BDD
10 9 (4.50%) High Availability
10 9 (4.50%) ITIL V3
10 9 (4.50%) ITSM
10 9 (4.50%) Microservices
10 9 (4.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 75 (37.50%) Python
2 51 (25.50%) Bash Shell
3 36 (18.00%) PowerShell
4 35 (17.50%) SQL
5 24 (12.00%) C
6 21 (10.50%) Ruby
7 20 (10.00%) Java
8 13 (6.50%) Go
9 12 (6.00%) PHP
10 10 (5.00%) Perl
11 9 (4.50%) C#
11 9 (4.50%) Groovy
12 5 (2.50%) Scala
13 4 (2.00%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.50%) C++
14 3 (1.50%) Erlang
14 3 (1.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (11.50%) Degree
2 21 (10.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (5.00%) MCSE
4 9 (4.50%) RHCA
5 7 (3.50%) MCSA
6 4 (2.00%) AWS Certification
7 3 (1.50%) CCNA
7 3 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.50%) CISM
7 3 (1.50%) CISSP
7 3 (1.50%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.00%) CCNP
8 2 (1.00%) MCP
8 2 (1.00%) VCP5
8 2 (1.00%) VCP6
8 2 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.50%) CCIP
9 1 (0.50%) CCSP
9 1 (0.50%) MCITP
9 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (22.00%) QA
2 5 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.50%) SLA
3 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (16.50%) Active Directory
2 27 (13.50%) Hyper-V
3 25 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (7.50%) Docker
5 11 (5.50%) vCloud
6 9 (4.50%) vSphere
7 6 (3.00%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.50%) XenApp
9 2 (1.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.50%) Ceph
10 1 (0.50%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.50%) Firmware
10 1 (0.50%) KVM
10 1 (0.50%) Varnish
10 1 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 45 (22.50%) Opscode Chef
1 45 (22.50%) Puppet
2 22 (11.00%) Ansible
3 15 (7.50%) SCCM
4 9 (4.50%) HAProxy
5 7 (3.50%) Salt
5 7 (3.50%) SCOM
6 4 (2.00%) Kubernetes
7 3 (1.50%) Nagios
7 3 (1.50%) Terraform
7 3 (1.50%) vMotion
8 2 (1.00%) AirWatch
8 2 (1.00%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (1.00%) Cacti
8 2 (1.00%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (1.00%) Mesos
8 2 (1.00%) PowerCLI
8 2 (1.00%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.50%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.50%) logstash
Vendors
1 57 (28.50%) Microsoft
2 53 (26.50%) Red Hat
3 34 (17.00%) VMware
4 25 (12.50%) Oracle
5 22 (11.00%) Sun
6 6 (3.00%) Citrix
7 5 (2.50%) Cisco
8 4 (2.00%) Atlassian
8 4 (2.00%) DevExpress
8 4 (2.00%) LANDesk
8 4 (2.00%) New Relic
8 4 (2.00%) Telerik
8 4 (2.00%) Trend Micro
9 3 (1.50%) Apple
9 3 (1.50%) Google
9 3 (1.50%) NetApp
9 3 (1.50%) Veeam
9 3 (1.50%) Zerto
10 2 (1.00%) AppSense
10 2 (1.00%) Remedy
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