Period
to 16 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Cloud Engineer was £49,039 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 89 142
Rank change year-on-year -6 +53 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 42 46 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.08% 2.34% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 2.40% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 38 42 0
Wales median annual salary £49,039 £49,039 -
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

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 1,963 1,914 2,536
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.99% 97.55% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,619 1,661 2,177
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 16 October 2018.

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 16 October 2018. 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
South Wales +19 30 £52,500 +61.54% 3
West Wales -7 12 £49,039 - 2
Cloud Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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 37 (88.10%) Linux
2 35 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (76.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (64.29%) DevOps
5 25 (59.52%) Ansible
6 24 (57.14%) VMware
7 18 (42.86%) Web Services
8 17 (40.48%) Docker
8 17 (40.48%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (38.10%) Puppet
10 15 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (35.71%) Red Hat
10 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 14 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
11 14 (33.33%) CentOS
12 13 (30.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (30.95%) Cloud Computing
12 13 (30.95%) Terraform
13 12 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
13 12 (28.57%) Firewall
13 12 (28.57%) Python
13 12 (28.57%) Bash Shell
14 11 (26.19%) Git (software)
14 11 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (26.19%) Ubuntu
15 9 (21.43%) Configuration Management
15 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
15 9 (21.43%) Continuous Deployment
16 8 (19.05%) Site Reliability Engineering

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 7 (16.67%) Confluence
2 5 (11.90%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (7.14%) Apache Solr
3 3 (7.14%) IIS
3 3 (7.14%) JBoss
3 3 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.76%) Apache
4 2 (4.76%) nginx
5 1 (2.38%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 35 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (76.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (30.95%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (19.05%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (19.05%) Stackdriver
5 1 (2.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.38%) IaaS
5 1 (2.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (28.57%) Firewall
2 8 (19.05%) Wireshark
3 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 5 (11.90%) NetScaler
4 5 (11.90%) VPN
5 3 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (7.14%) IPsec
5 3 (7.14%) SAN
5 3 (7.14%) VLAN
6 2 (4.76%) Network Security
7 1 (2.38%) DNS
7 1 (2.38%) LAN
7 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) MySQL
2 5 (11.90%) MariaDB
2 5 (11.90%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Git (software)
2 8 (19.05%) CF BOSH
2 8 (19.05%) JIRA
3 7 (16.67%) Bitbucket
3 7 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 7 (16.67%) Spinnaker
4 2 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (4.76%) Subversion
5 1 (2.38%) Ant
5 1 (2.38%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.38%) Maven
5 1 (2.38%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.38%) RSpec
5 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.38%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (42.86%) Web Services
2 8 (19.05%) REST
3 7 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (9.52%) Java EE
5 2 (4.76%) JSON
5 2 (4.76%) XML
6 1 (2.38%) .NET
6 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.38%) LAMP
6 1 (2.38%) SOAP
6 1 (2.38%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Cloud Native
2 3 (7.14%) Clustering
2 3 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (7.14%) Replication
3 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 37 (88.10%) Linux
2 14 (33.33%) CentOS
3 13 (30.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (26.19%) Ubuntu
5 7 (16.67%) Unix
5 7 (16.67%) Windows
6 5 (11.90%) Debian
7 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
8 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.38%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (64.29%) DevOps
2 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
2 15 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 14 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
4 11 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (21.43%) Configuration Management
5 9 (21.43%) Continuous Deployment
6 8 (19.05%) Immutable Infrastructure
6 8 (19.05%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 5 (11.90%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (9.52%) E-Commerce
8 4 (9.52%) ITIL
8 4 (9.52%) ITSM
8 4 (9.52%) Load Balancing
8 4 (9.52%) Server Virtualisation
8 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
9 3 (7.14%) Software Deployment
10 2 (4.76%) SIEM
10 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) Bash Shell
1 12 (28.57%) Python
2 8 (19.05%) Groovy
3 7 (16.67%) Java
3 7 (16.67%) SQL
4 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.38%) C#
5 1 (2.38%) PHP
5 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (40.48%) Docker
1 17 (40.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.14%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (7.14%) vSphere
4 2 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.38%) Varnish
5 1 (2.38%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 25 (59.52%) Ansible
2 16 (38.10%) Puppet
3 13 (30.95%) Terraform
4 12 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (19.05%) Kubernetes
6 7 (16.67%) Packer
6 7 (16.67%) Prometheus
7 3 (7.14%) SCCM
8 1 (2.38%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (2.38%) Rundeck
8 1 (2.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) VMware
2 15 (35.71%) Red Hat
3 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 8 (19.05%) Google
4 8 (19.05%) Splunk
5 7 (16.67%) Atlassian
6 5 (11.90%) Cisco
6 5 (11.90%) Citrix
7 4 (9.52%) ServiceNow
8 3 (7.14%) EMC
8 3 (7.14%) Nimble Storage
8 3 (7.14%) Rackspace
9 1 (2.38%) CA Agile Central