Period
to 18 June 2019

The median annual salary for a Cloud Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 18 June 2019.

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

Cloud Engineer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 209 277 281
Rank change year-on-year +68 +4 +70
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 68 28 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.88% 0.30% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.31% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 41 19 41
West Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.32% +58.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,200 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £88,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £59,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.69% +7.27% +4.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 7,433 9,066 9,495
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.01% 96.32% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5,780 7,040 7,909
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -

Cloud Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Engineer in the West Midlands

Cloud Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Cloud Engineer in the West Midlands

Cloud Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Engineer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Cloud Engineer in the West Midlands

Cloud Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 June 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
Birmingham +50 22 £62,500 -28.57% 2
Solihull +15 21 £60,000 +9.09%
Worcestershire +4 17 £50,000 +2.56% 1
Warwickshire -3 3 £51,750 +8.95%
Coventry +24 2 £48,750 +8.33% 1
Staffordshire +11 2 £47,500 +33.80% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £32,500 -
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Cloud Engineer
England

Cloud Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 West Midlands region featuring Cloud Engineer in the job title.

1 48 (70.59%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (61.76%) PowerShell
3 40 (58.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (44.12%) Web Services
5 29 (42.65%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (39.71%) Python
7 26 (38.24%) Windows
7 26 (38.24%) Microsoft
8 24 (35.29%) Office 365
8 24 (35.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 22 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (30.88%) Windows Server
11 20 (29.41%) Active Directory
12 19 (27.94%) Microsoft Office
12 19 (27.94%) Amazon EC2
12 19 (27.94%) YAML
12 19 (27.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 19 (27.94%) Amazon Glacier
13 18 (26.47%) Amazon S3
14 17 (25.00%) Analytics
15 16 (23.53%) Insurtech
15 16 (23.53%) Network Security
15 16 (23.53%) VMware
16 15 (22.06%) SQL Server
16 15 (22.06%) Firewall
17 14 (20.59%) Service Management
17 14 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
17 14 (20.59%) DevOps
18 13 (19.12%) Problem-Solving
18 13 (19.12%) Visualisation

Cloud Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 10 (14.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.47%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.47%) IIS
2 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.47%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (27.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 48 (70.59%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (58.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (35.29%) Office 365
4 19 (27.94%) Amazon EC2
4 19 (27.94%) Amazon Glacier
4 19 (27.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 18 (26.47%) Amazon S3
6 10 (14.71%) Azure Stack
6 10 (14.71%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (4.41%) IaaS
8 3 (4.41%) PaaS
9 2 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (2.94%) SaaS
10 1 (1.47%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (1.47%) AWS IoT
10 1 (1.47%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (1.47%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 1 (1.47%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (1.47%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.53%) Network Security
2 15 (22.06%) Firewall
3 10 (14.71%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (7.35%) DNS
4 5 (7.35%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.41%) VPN
6 2 (2.94%) DHCP
6 2 (2.94%) Internet
6 2 (2.94%) Kerberos
6 2 (2.94%) LAN
6 2 (2.94%) SAN
6 2 (2.94%) WAN
7 1 (1.47%) FTP
7 1 (1.47%) HTTP
7 1 (1.47%) ICMP
7 1 (1.47%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.47%) NAS
7 1 (1.47%) SMTP
7 1 (1.47%) SSH
7 1 (1.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) MySQL
3 2 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.94%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (2.94%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.94%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.47%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.47%) Pentaho
4 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.47%) AppVeyor
2 1 (1.47%) Artifactory
2 1 (1.47%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.47%) JIRA
2 1 (1.47%) Maven
2 1 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.47%) Selenium
2 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (14.71%) Aerospace
2 3 (4.41%) Retail
3 2 (2.94%) Marketing
3 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (44.12%) Web Services
2 19 (27.94%) YAML
3 2 (2.94%) LDAP
4 1 (1.47%) .NET
4 1 (1.47%) Ajax
4 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.47%) Node.js
4 1 (1.47%) XML
4 1 (1.47%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (42.65%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 12 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 10 (14.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 10 (14.71%) Hybrid Cloud
4 9 (13.24%) Public Cloud
5 4 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (4.41%) NHS
7 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.47%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 26 (38.24%) Windows
2 21 (30.88%) Windows Server
3 11 (16.18%) Linux
3 11 (16.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 22 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (25.00%) Analytics
4 16 (23.53%) Insurtech
5 14 (20.59%) DevOps
5 14 (20.59%) Service Management
6 13 (19.12%) ITSM
6 13 (19.12%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (19.12%) Visualisation
7 12 (17.65%) Demand Management
7 12 (17.65%) ITIL
7 12 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (17.65%) Validation
8 10 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (14.71%) Data Loss Prevention
8 10 (14.71%) ITIL V3
8 10 (14.71%) Migration
8 10 (14.71%) Network Virtualisation
8 10 (14.71%) Service Delivery
8 10 (14.71%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 42 (61.76%) PowerShell
2 27 (39.71%) Python
3 9 (13.24%) Java
4 8 (11.76%) SQL
5 5 (7.35%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.88%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.41%) Groovy
8 2 (2.94%) C#
9 1 (1.47%) C
9 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) Degree
1 10 (14.71%) DV Cleared
1 10 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.88%) CCNA
2 4 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.88%) RHCE
3 2 (2.94%) MCSE
3 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.47%) MCSA
4 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 20 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 14 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (19.12%) Hyper-V
4 10 (14.71%) BitLocker
4 10 (14.71%) Virtual Desktop
5 9 (13.24%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (10.29%) Docker
7 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (16.18%) SCCM
1 11 (16.18%) SCOM
2 10 (14.71%) SCVMM
3 9 (13.24%) Terraform
4 8 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (8.82%) Puppet
6 5 (7.35%) Kubernetes
7 3 (4.41%) Ansible
7 3 (4.41%) Salt
8 2 (2.94%) SCOrch
9 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
9 1 (1.47%) CFEngine
9 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (1.47%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (38.24%) Microsoft
2 16 (23.53%) VMware
3 11 (16.18%) Citrix
4 10 (14.71%) McAfee
5 6 (8.82%) Oracle
6 3 (4.41%) SaltStack
7 2 (2.94%) Google
8 1 (1.47%) Cisco
8 1 (1.47%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.47%) Ivanti
8 1 (1.47%) Remedy
8 1 (1.47%) ServiceNow