Period
to 22 May 2019

The median annual salary for a Cloud Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 22 May 2019.

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

Cloud Engineer
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 96 120 120
Rank change year-on-year +24 0 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 20 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.18% 0.61% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 0.64% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 18
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £49,039 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.24% +15.38% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £42,500 £32,679
90th Percentile £52,500 £54,844 £54,844
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Permanent vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1,627 1,729 1,981
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.10% 96.27% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,385 1,447 1,665
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £56,150
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Cloud Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Engineer in Wales

Cloud Engineer
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Cloud Engineer in Wales

Cloud Engineer
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Engineer in Wales over the 6 months to 22 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Cloud Engineer in Wales

Cloud Engineer
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Engineer within the Wales region over the 6 months to 22 May 2019. 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
West Wales +11 9 £45,000 -8.24%
Mid Wales - 6 - -
South Wales +1 5 £37,500 -25.00% 3
Cloud Engineer
UK

Cloud Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 2019, Cloud Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wales region featuring Cloud Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (85.00%) Linux
2 16 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (70.00%) IaaS
4 11 (55.00%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (50.00%) Ansible
5 10 (50.00%) DevOps
5 10 (50.00%) Kubernetes
6 9 (45.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (45.00%) Jenkins
6 9 (45.00%) SQL
7 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
7 8 (40.00%) Eclipse
7 8 (40.00%) DNS
7 8 (40.00%) Windows
7 8 (40.00%) Red Hat
7 8 (40.00%) Configuration Management
7 8 (40.00%) Migration
7 8 (40.00%) Fedora
7 8 (40.00%) Puppet
7 8 (40.00%) Azure SQL Database
7 8 (40.00%) CentOS
7 8 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (40.00%) Load Balancing
7 8 (40.00%) OpenStack
7 8 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (40.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 8 (40.00%) Serverless
7 8 (40.00%) Single Sign-On
7 8 (40.00%) Problem-Solving

Cloud Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 8 (40.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 16 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (70.00%) IaaS
3 11 (55.00%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (45.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (40.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 8 (40.00%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 8 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (40.00%) Serverless
6 6 (30.00%) PaaS
7 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (40.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (5.00%) JIRA
4 1 (5.00%) Spinnaker
4 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (5.00%) jQuery
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
1 1 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (30.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Linux
2 8 (40.00%) CentOS
2 8 (40.00%) Fedora
2 8 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) DevOps
2 8 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 8 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 8 (40.00%) Migration
2 8 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (40.00%) Storage Management
3 7 (35.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (35.00%) Decision-Making
4 6 (30.00%) Incident Management
4 6 (30.00%) ITIL
4 6 (30.00%) ITSM
4 6 (30.00%) Proactive Management
4 6 (30.00%) Service Delivery
4 6 (30.00%) Service Management
4 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (20.00%) OOP
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (30.00%) Python
4 5 (25.00%) Java
4 5 (25.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) Go
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
1 6 (30.00%) MCSA
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Docker
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) Ansible
1 10 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 8 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (40.00%) Puppet
2 8 (40.00%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (10.00%) SCCM
3 2 (10.00%) Terraform
4 1 (5.00%) Mesos
4 1 (5.00%) Packer
4 1 (5.00%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (5.00%) Google
4 1 (5.00%) Xamarin