Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Cloud Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1024 1058 1183
Rank change year-on-year +34 +125 +81
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Cloud Engineer 187 164 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.087% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.090% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 151 114 105
UK median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% +18.18% +10.00%
10th Percentile £43,233 £46,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £58,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year -14.89% +17.50% +3.09%

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 172577 182568 211044
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138473 152713 175380
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Senior Cloud Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Cloud Engineer in the UK

Senior Cloud Engineer
Top 14 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 +39 155 £62,500 -3.85% 7
UK excluding London +61 124 £50,000 -14.89% 3
London +18 62 £70,000 +7.69% 4
South East +4 34 £57,500 -11.54% 1
East of England - 30 £55,000 - 1
Wales +48 29 £49,039 +15.38%
North of England +26 19 £52,500 +2.94% 1
North West -14 14 £52,500 +2.94% 1
South West +27 9 £50,000 +33.33%
Yorkshire - 4 £55,000 -
East Midlands +31 2 - -
Midlands +22 2 - -
Northern Ireland - 2 £47,500 -
North East - 1 £42,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 141 (75.40%) Amazon AWS
2 109 (58.29%) Linux
3 93 (49.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 86 (45.99%) Puppet
5 66 (35.29%) Ansible
6 61 (32.62%) Python
7 54 (28.88%) Opscode Chef
8 51 (27.27%) DevOps
9 48 (25.67%) Agile Software Development
10 46 (24.60%) VMware
11 42 (22.46%) Jenkins
11 42 (22.46%) Windows
12 37 (19.79%) Microsoft
13 29 (15.51%) Service Delivery
14 28 (14.97%) Ruby
14 28 (14.97%) VMware Infrastructure
15 27 (14.44%) Google
15 27 (14.44%) DNS
15 27 (14.44%) Java
16 26 (13.90%) TDD
17 25 (13.37%) SQL
17 25 (13.37%) Finance
17 25 (13.37%) Windows Server
18 24 (12.83%) C#
18 24 (12.83%) Web Services
18 24 (12.83%) Active Directory
18 24 (12.83%) Continuous Integration
19 22 (11.76%) DHCP
19 22 (11.76%) TCP/IP
19 22 (11.76%) SEO

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 13 (6.95%) nginx
2 11 (5.88%) Apache
3 10 (5.35%) Skype for Business
3 10 (5.35%) Tomcat
4 9 (4.81%) Jetty
4 9 (4.81%) OpenStack
5 8 (4.28%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (3.74%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (2.67%) Apache Spark
7 5 (2.67%) Confluence
7 5 (2.67%) IIS
8 4 (2.14%) Apache Solr
8 4 (2.14%) NServiceBus
9 2 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.07%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.07%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.53%) CloudStack
10 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 141 (75.40%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (49.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (11.23%) AWS CloudFormation
4 20 (10.70%) Google Cloud Platform
4 20 (10.70%) IaaS
5 19 (10.16%) PaaS
6 17 (9.09%) Office 365
6 17 (9.09%) SaaS
7 11 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (3.21%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (2.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (2.67%) Amazon S3
9 5 (2.67%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (2.67%) Mimecast
9 5 (2.67%) Serverless
10 4 (2.14%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (2.14%) Amazon Kinesis
10 4 (2.14%) Datadog
10 4 (2.14%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (14.44%) DNS
2 22 (11.76%) DHCP
2 22 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 15 (8.02%) Firewall
4 13 (6.95%) SAN
5 11 (5.88%) Internet
5 11 (5.88%) VPN
6 7 (3.74%) Unified Communications
7 6 (3.21%) NAS
8 5 (2.67%) MPLS
8 5 (2.67%) WAN
9 4 (2.14%) BGP
9 4 (2.14%) LAN
9 4 (2.14%) OSPF
9 4 (2.14%) Software-Defined Networking
9 4 (2.14%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (2.14%) Wireshark
10 3 (1.60%) IPsec
10 3 (1.60%) SMTP
11 2 (1.07%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.49%) Amazon RDS
1 14 (7.49%) NoSQL
2 6 (3.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 6 (3.21%) MongoDB
3 5 (2.67%) Big Data
3 5 (2.67%) DocumentDB
4 4 (2.14%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (2.14%) BigQuery
4 4 (2.14%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.60%) Data Lake
5 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (1.60%) OLAP
5 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.07%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.53%) HDInsight
7 1 (0.53%) MySQL
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 42 (22.46%) Jenkins
2 22 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 19 (10.16%) JIRA
4 10 (5.35%) TeamCity
5 9 (4.81%) Gitweb
5 9 (4.81%) Hudson
6 8 (4.28%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (2.14%) Vagrant
9 3 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.60%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.07%) Chocolatey
10 2 (1.07%) Psake
10 2 (1.07%) Subversion
11 1 (0.53%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.53%) Maven
11 1 (0.53%) NUnit
11 1 (0.53%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.53%) Travis CI
11 1 (0.53%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (13.37%) Finance
2 9 (4.81%) Electronics
2 9 (4.81%) Financial Institution
3 7 (3.74%) Banking
4 5 (2.67%) Swedish Language
5 3 (1.60%) Games
5 3 (1.60%) Retail
5 3 (1.60%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.07%) Front Office
6 2 (1.07%) Law
6 2 (1.07%) Legal
7 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (12.83%) Web Services
2 13 (6.95%) Elastic Stack
3 12 (6.42%) Node.js
4 9 (4.81%) .NET
5 8 (4.28%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (4.28%) RESTful
6 7 (3.74%) AngularJS
7 5 (2.67%) Redux
8 4 (2.14%) ASP.NET
8 4 (2.14%) MSMQ
8 4 (2.14%) React
9 3 (1.60%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.60%) CSS
9 3 (1.60%) HTML
9 3 (1.60%) SAML
10 2 (1.07%) .NET Core
10 2 (1.07%) jQuery
10 2 (1.07%) Spring
10 2 (1.07%) YAML
11 1 (0.53%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.16%) Management Information System
2 16 (8.56%) Data Centre
3 11 (5.88%) Public Cloud
4 10 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.81%) Hybrid Cloud
6 8 (4.28%) Computer Science
6 8 (4.28%) Fintech
6 8 (4.28%) Private Cloud
7 7 (3.74%) Cloud Native
8 6 (3.21%) PKI
9 5 (2.67%) Data Structures
9 5 (2.67%) Mobile App
10 4 (2.14%) User Experience
11 3 (1.60%) Hedge funds
11 3 (1.60%) Replication
12 2 (1.07%) Derivative
12 2 (1.07%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (1.07%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (1.07%) IVR
13 1 (0.53%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 109 (58.29%) Linux
2 42 (22.46%) Windows
3 25 (13.37%) Windows Server
4 14 (7.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (6.95%) CentOS
6 8 (4.28%) Unix
7 6 (3.21%) Ubuntu
7 6 (3.21%) Windows 7
7 6 (3.21%) Windows 8
8 5 (2.67%) Mac OS X
8 5 (2.67%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.07%) Android
10 2 (1.07%) Solaris
11 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.53%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (27.27%) DevOps
2 48 (25.67%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (15.51%) Service Delivery
4 26 (13.90%) TDD
5 24 (12.83%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (11.76%) Business Transformation
6 22 (11.76%) SEO
6 22 (11.76%) Server Virtualisation
7 21 (11.23%) Software Engineering
8 19 (10.16%) Configuration Management
8 19 (10.16%) Microservices
9 17 (9.09%) ITIL
9 17 (9.09%) Migration
10 16 (8.56%) E-Commerce
11 15 (8.02%) BDD
12 12 (6.42%) Scrum
13 10 (5.35%) Coaching
13 10 (5.35%) OOP
13 10 (5.35%) Open Source
14 9 (4.81%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 61 (32.62%) Python
2 28 (14.97%) Ruby
3 27 (14.44%) Java
4 25 (13.37%) SQL
5 24 (12.83%) C#
6 20 (10.70%) Bash Shell
7 16 (8.56%) JavaScript
8 14 (7.49%) PowerShell
9 11 (5.88%) Perl
10 5 (2.67%) Go
10 5 (2.67%) Groovy
11 4 (2.14%) Scala
12 2 (1.07%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.07%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.07%) VBScript
13 1 (0.53%) C
13 1 (0.53%) C++
13 1 (0.53%) XPath
13 1 (0.53%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 18 (9.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (8.56%) MCSE
3 14 (7.49%) Degree
4 12 (6.42%) MCSA
5 9 (4.81%) AWS Certification
6 6 (3.21%) MCITP
7 4 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.60%) CCNP
9 2 (1.07%) CCNA
9 2 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.07%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (1.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.53%) CCDA
10 1 (0.53%) CCIE
10 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.53%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.95%) GCP
2 8 (4.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (4.28%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.60%) QA
4 1 (0.53%) PMO
System Software
1 28 (14.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (12.83%) Active Directory
3 20 (10.70%) Docker
4 16 (8.56%) Hyper-V
5 8 (4.28%) Xen
6 6 (3.21%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.67%) vSphere
8 4 (2.14%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.07%) XenApp
9 2 (1.07%) XenServer
10 1 (0.53%) KVM
10 1 (0.53%) LXC
10 1 (0.53%) NFS
10 1 (0.53%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.53%) vCloud
10 1 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 86 (45.99%) Puppet
2 66 (35.29%) Ansible
3 54 (28.88%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (10.70%) Kubernetes
4 20 (10.70%) Terraform
5 6 (3.21%) Backup Exec
6 4 (2.14%) HAProxy
6 4 (2.14%) Salt
6 4 (2.14%) SCCM
7 3 (1.60%) Packer
7 3 (1.60%) SCOM
8 2 (1.07%) Cacti
8 2 (1.07%) CFEngine
8 2 (1.07%) Nagios
8 2 (1.07%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.53%) Consul
9 1 (0.53%) PowerCLI
9 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.53%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.53%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 46 (24.60%) VMware
2 37 (19.79%) Microsoft
3 27 (14.44%) Google
4 17 (9.09%) Cisco
5 15 (8.02%) Citrix
6 14 (7.49%) Red Hat
7 9 (4.81%) Juniper
8 8 (4.28%) HP
9 7 (3.74%) Atlassian
10 6 (3.21%) NetApp
10 6 (3.21%) Oracle
10 6 (3.21%) Splunk
10 6 (3.21%) Veeam
11 5 (2.67%) CheckPoint
11 5 (2.67%) Dell
11 5 (2.67%) F5
12 4 (2.14%) Infoblox
12 4 (2.14%) New Relic
12 4 (2.14%) ServiceNow
12 4 (2.14%) Vyatta