Period
to 22 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Cloud Engineer was £53,750 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 22 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 277 303 298
Rank change year-on-year +26 -5 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 25 27 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.27% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.28% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 22 27 64
West Midlands median annual salary £53,750 £38,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.61% -9.41% +21.43%
10th Percentile £37,750 £27,300 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,500 £53,813 £66,250
England 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 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 8,343 9,541 11,253
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.48% 96.41% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6,492 7,920 8,904
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 22 October 2018.

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 22 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
Birmingham +10 18 £55,000 +41.03% 1
Coventry +3 3 £48,750 +62.50% 1
Staffordshire - 2 £36,000 -
Worcestershire - 2 £48,750 -
Cloud Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 West Midlands region featuring Cloud Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (88.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (84.00%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (52.00%) Windows
4 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 10 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 9 (36.00%) DevOps
5 9 (36.00%) VMware
6 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (32.00%) SQL
6 8 (32.00%) Private Cloud
6 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
6 8 (32.00%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (32.00%) Ansible
6 8 (32.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 7 (28.00%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (28.00%) Terraform
7 7 (28.00%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (28.00%) Public Cloud
7 7 (28.00%) Web Services
7 7 (28.00%) Migration
7 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
7 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (24.00%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
8 6 (24.00%) Puppet
9 5 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (20.00%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (20.00%) ITIL V3
9 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V

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 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 22 (88.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (84.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (24.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (20.00%) Amazon S3
4 5 (20.00%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (20.00%) AWS CloudTrail
4 5 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (12.00%) IaaS
5 3 (12.00%) Office 365
6 2 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (12.00%) Firewall
3 2 (8.00%) DNS
4 1 (4.00%) Internet
4 1 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
1 5 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (16.00%) TeamCity
4 3 (12.00%) Subversion
4 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (4.00%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (8.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) Web Services
2 2 (8.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (4.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Private Cloud
2 7 (28.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 7 (28.00%) Public Cloud
3 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
4 5 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (12.00%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (4.00%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (16.00%) Linux
4 1 (4.00%) CentOS
4 1 (4.00%) DC/OS
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) DevOps
2 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 7 (28.00%) Migration
4 5 (20.00%) ITIL
4 5 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 5 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (20.00%) Project Management
4 5 (20.00%) Service Management
4 5 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (16.00%) Deployment Automation
5 4 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (12.00%) Network Virtualisation
6 3 (12.00%) Process Improvement
6 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (20.00%) Python
4 3 (12.00%) C#
5 2 (8.00%) Go
5 2 (8.00%) Java
5 2 (8.00%) Java 8
6 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) MCSE
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (16.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.00%) MCITP
2 1 (4.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (32.00%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.00%) Docker
6 1 (4.00%) VirtualBox
6 1 (4.00%) vSphere
6 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) Ansible
2 7 (28.00%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (28.00%) Terraform
3 6 (24.00%) Puppet
4 2 (8.00%) Kubernetes
5 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
5 1 (4.00%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (4.00%) Grafana
5 1 (4.00%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) VMware
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) Dell
3 3 (12.00%) EqualLogic
3 3 (12.00%) NetApp
4 1 (4.00%) Asigra
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) Google
4 1 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) Symantec
4 1 (4.00%) Twitter