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The median annual salary for a Cloud Engineer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in Work from Home during the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

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

Cloud Engineer
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 238 188 211
Rank change year-on-year -50 +23 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 1,300 675 96
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.64% 1.80% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 1.92% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 756 519 85
10th Percentile £43,625 £42,500 £42,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £54,375 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £65,000 £61,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% +6.56% -12.86%
75th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £93,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +4.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies with a WFH option. 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
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies in Work from Home with a recognized job title 74,287 35,225 8,541
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.71% 93.72% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 43,051 27,835 7,384
10th Percentile £36,000 £33,250 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
75th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

Cloud Engineer
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option which featured Cloud Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Cloud Engineer trend for jobs with a WFH option

Cloud Engineer
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Cloud Engineer.

Cloud Engineer salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Cloud Engineer
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Cloud Engineer over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

Cloud Engineer salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

Cloud Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Jobs with a WFH Option

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, Cloud Engineer job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option featuring Cloud Engineer in the job title.

1 901 (69.31%) AWS
2 735 (56.54%) Azure
3 669 (51.46%) DevOps
4 623 (47.92%) Terraform
5 536 (41.23%) Python
6 533 (41.00%) Kubernetes
7 485 (37.31%) CI/CD
8 443 (34.08%) Infrastructure as Code
9 423 (32.54%) Agile
10 418 (32.15%) GCP
11 361 (27.77%) Docker
12 335 (25.77%) Finance
12 335 (25.77%) Linux
13 312 (24.00%) PowerShell
14 307 (23.62%) Bash
15 300 (23.08%) Ansible
16 263 (20.23%) Microsoft
17 259 (19.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 250 (19.23%) Cloud Native
18 250 (19.23%) Software Engineering
19 244 (18.77%) Java
20 241 (18.54%) Windows
21 222 (17.08%) Social Skills
22 219 (16.85%) Jenkins
23 210 (16.15%) SQL
24 187 (14.38%) Problem-Solving
25 182 (14.00%) SaaS
26 178 (13.69%) Google
27 171 (13.15%) Go
28 163 (12.54%) Serverless

Cloud Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 41 (3.15%) Apache Airflow
2 34 (2.62%) Apache Spark
2 34 (2.62%) SharePoint
3 33 (2.54%) Apache
4 28 (2.15%) IIS
5 18 (1.38%) Cloud Foundry
6 16 (1.23%) Skype for Business
7 14 (1.08%) Confluence
8 11 (0.85%) nginx
9 5 (0.38%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.31%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.23%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.077%) SAS
12 1 (0.077%) Site Server
12 1 (0.077%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.38%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.31%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 901 (69.31%) AWS
2 735 (56.54%) Azure
3 418 (32.15%) GCP
4 182 (14.00%) SaaS
5 163 (12.54%) Serverless
6 160 (12.31%) Amazon EC2
6 160 (12.31%) AWS CloudFormation
7 150 (11.54%) Amazon S3
8 141 (10.85%) GitHub
9 135 (10.38%) Amazon ECS
10 103 (7.92%) Cloud Computing
11 102 (7.85%) Azure DevOps
11 102 (7.85%) IaaS
12 101 (7.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 99 (7.62%) PaaS
14 95 (7.31%) Amazon EKS
15 92 (7.08%) OpenShift
16 87 (6.69%) AWS Lambda
16 87 (6.69%) Azure Active Directory
17 86 (6.62%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 128 (9.85%) Firewall
2 96 (7.38%) DNS
3 68 (5.23%) VPN
4 62 (4.77%) Internet
5 61 (4.69%) Network Security
6 40 (3.08%) HTTP
7 38 (2.92%) Software-Defined Networking
8 37 (2.85%) WAN
9 32 (2.46%) DHCP
10 24 (1.85%) SD-WAN
11 23 (1.77%) Cisco Nexus
11 23 (1.77%) DSL
12 20 (1.54%) SAN
13 18 (1.38%) TCP/IP
14 16 (1.23%) Skype
15 13 (1.00%) SSH
15 13 (1.00%) VLAN
16 11 (0.85%) LAN
17 8 (0.62%) IP Telephony
17 8 (0.62%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (6.46%) MongoDB
2 73 (5.62%) NoSQL
3 69 (5.31%) SQL Server
4 68 (5.23%) Amazon RDS
5 64 (4.92%) Elasticsearch
6 50 (3.85%) Relational Database
7 43 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
8 35 (2.69%) Big Data
8 35 (2.69%) MySQL
9 30 (2.31%) BigQuery
9 30 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
10 25 (1.92%) DynamoDB
11 23 (1.77%) Azure SQL Database
11 23 (1.77%) Electronic Patient Records
12 20 (1.54%) Amazon Redshift
13 19 (1.46%) Amazon Athena
13 19 (1.46%) MariaDB
14 16 (1.23%) Couchbase
15 14 (1.08%) Data Lake
15 14 (1.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 219 (16.85%) Jenkins
2 139 (10.69%) Git (software)
3 91 (7.00%) JIRA
4 58 (4.46%) GitLab
5 46 (3.54%) Travis CI
6 43 (3.31%) Spinnaker
7 33 (2.54%) Bitbucket
8 31 (2.38%) Terragrunt
9 16 (1.23%) CircleCI
10 12 (0.92%) Visual Studio
11 8 (0.62%) TeamCity
12 5 (0.38%) RSpec
13 4 (0.31%) Cucumber
13 4 (0.31%) JMeter
13 4 (0.31%) Snyk
13 4 (0.31%) SonarQube
14 3 (0.23%) Artifactory
14 3 (0.23%) IntelliJ
15 2 (0.15%) Vagrant
16 1 (0.077%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 335 (25.77%) Finance
2 222 (17.08%) Social Skills
3 115 (8.85%) Banking
4 80 (6.15%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 77 (5.92%) Retail
6 73 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
7 49 (3.77%) Public Sector
8 32 (2.46%) Organisational Skills
9 31 (2.38%) Advertising
9 31 (2.38%) Games
10 30 (2.31%) Financial Institution
11 29 (2.23%) Legal
12 27 (2.08%) Presentation Skills
13 20 (1.54%) Manufacturing
14 16 (1.23%) Local Government
14 16 (1.23%) Marketing
15 15 (1.15%) Documentation Skills
16 13 (1.00%) Telecoms
17 9 (0.69%) Publishing
18 8 (0.62%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (6.77%) .NET
2 85 (6.54%) Node.js
3 61 (4.69%) Kafka
4 56 (4.31%) Elastic Stack
5 40 (3.08%) Web Services
6 36 (2.77%) REST
7 29 (2.23%) ARM Templates
7 29 (2.23%) YAML
8 28 (2.15%) React
9 25 (1.92%) OAuth
10 23 (1.77%) RabbitMQ
11 19 (1.46%) Lambda Expressions
11 19 (1.46%) SAML
12 18 (1.38%) Apache Beam
13 17 (1.31%) AngularJS
14 16 (1.23%) HTML
14 16 (1.23%) PySpark
15 14 (1.08%) Middleware
15 14 (1.08%) OAuth2
15 14 (1.08%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 250 (19.23%) Cloud Native
2 127 (9.77%) Public Cloud
3 74 (5.69%) Data Centre
3 74 (5.69%) Self-Motivation
4 70 (5.38%) Greenfield Project
4 70 (5.38%) Linux Command Line
5 47 (3.62%) Hybrid Cloud
6 41 (3.15%) Hedge funds
7 38 (2.92%) Management Information System
8 37 (2.85%) Algorithms
8 37 (2.85%) Cyberattack
9 36 (2.77%) Cyber Defence
10 34 (2.62%) Blog
11 25 (1.92%) Virtual Team
12 20 (1.54%) Legacy Systems
13 19 (1.46%) Mobile App
14 18 (1.38%) User Experience
15 17 (1.31%) Enterprise Cloud
15 17 (1.31%) Renewable Energy
16 16 (1.23%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 335 (25.77%) Linux
2 241 (18.54%) Windows
3 87 (6.69%) Windows Server
4 54 (4.15%) Unix
5 42 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (1.38%) Windows Server 2019
8 17 (1.31%) Windows Server 2016
9 16 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (1.08%) Apple iOS
11 13 (1.00%) CentOS
12 10 (0.77%) Android
12 10 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (0.54%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.38%) VMS
14 5 (0.38%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.23%) Debian
15 3 (0.23%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.23%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 669 (51.46%) DevOps
2 485 (37.31%) CI/CD
3 443 (34.08%) Infrastructure as Code
4 423 (32.54%) Agile
5 259 (19.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 250 (19.23%) Software Engineering
7 187 (14.38%) Problem-Solving
8 158 (12.15%) Microservices
9 147 (11.31%) Configuration Management
10 128 (9.85%) Scrum
11 126 (9.69%) Analytics
12 123 (9.46%) Open Source
13 120 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
14 119 (9.15%) Mentoring
15 108 (8.31%) Test Automation
16 103 (7.92%) SDLC
17 100 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
18 92 (7.08%) Continuous Delivery
19 86 (6.62%) Cybersecurity
20 83 (6.38%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 536 (41.23%) Python
2 312 (24.00%) PowerShell
3 307 (23.62%) Bash
4 244 (18.77%) Java
5 210 (16.15%) SQL
6 171 (13.15%) Go
7 86 (6.62%) C#
8 74 (5.69%) JavaScript
9 51 (3.92%) Ruby
10 44 (3.38%) Groovy
10 44 (3.38%) Shell Script
11 35 (2.69%) Scala
12 29 (2.23%) TypeScript
13 27 (2.08%) PHP
14 24 (1.85%) C
15 18 (1.38%) Perl
16 16 (1.23%) T-SQL
17 12 (0.92%) Kotlin
18 10 (0.77%) C++
18 10 (0.77%) Rust
Qualifications
1 130 (10.00%) AWS Certification
2 100 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 97 (7.46%) SC Cleared
4 78 (6.00%) Degree
5 33 (2.54%) Master's Degree
5 33 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
7 19 (1.46%) MCSE
8 15 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (0.92%) CCNA
10 11 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 11 (0.85%) MCSA
11 8 (0.62%) CISSP
11 8 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (0.46%) CCNP
12 6 (0.46%) CISM
13 5 (0.38%) CISA
13 5 (0.38%) CISMP
14 4 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.31%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (1.77%) GDPR
3 22 (1.69%) QA
4 19 (1.46%) SOC 2
5 18 (1.38%) SLA
6 16 (1.23%) GRC
7 15 (1.15%) HIPAA
8 10 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials
9 9 (0.69%) NIST
10 8 (0.62%) FISMA
10 8 (0.62%) HITRUST
11 5 (0.38%) Accessibility
12 4 (0.31%) PCI DSS
13 3 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
13 3 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 3 (0.23%) NCSC
System Software
1 361 (27.77%) Docker
2 147 (11.31%) Active Directory
3 72 (5.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (3.08%) Hyper-V
5 27 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
6 23 (1.77%) Virtual Servers
7 18 (1.38%) vSphere
8 15 (1.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 9 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 8 (0.62%) XenApp
10 8 (0.62%) XenDesktop
11 7 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.38%) etcd
13 3 (0.23%) KVM
14 2 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
14 2 (0.15%) VirtualBox
15 1 (0.077%) HDFS
15 1 (0.077%) NFS
15 1 (0.077%) Samba
Systems Management
1 623 (47.92%) Terraform
2 533 (41.00%) Kubernetes
3 300 (23.08%) Ansible
4 96 (7.38%) Grafana
5 84 (6.46%) Puppet
6 72 (5.54%) Opscode Chef
7 64 (4.92%) Prometheus
8 35 (2.69%) Packer
9 31 (2.38%) Graphite
10 30 (2.31%) SCCM
11 29 (2.23%) Microsoft Intune
12 24 (1.85%) Single Sign-On
13 23 (1.77%) StatsD
14 19 (1.46%) Nagios
14 19 (1.46%) ZABBIX
15 18 (1.38%) Rancher
16 14 (1.08%) Argo
17 8 (0.62%) Active Directory Federation Services
17 8 (0.62%) SCOM
18 7 (0.54%) Istio
Vendors
1 263 (20.23%) Microsoft
2 178 (13.69%) Google
3 108 (8.31%) VMware
4 57 (4.38%) Cisco
5 49 (3.77%) Splunk
6 45 (3.46%) Red Hat
7 33 (2.54%) Citrix
8 29 (2.23%) Oracle
8 29 (2.23%) PagerDuty
9 28 (2.15%) ServiceNow
10 18 (1.38%) Dynatrace
11 17 (1.31%) Atlassian
12 16 (1.23%) AppDynamics
12 16 (1.23%) Databricks
13 13 (1.00%) New Relic
14 8 (0.62%) Avaya
14 8 (0.62%) Brocade
14 8 (0.62%) CloudEndure
14 8 (0.62%) F5
14 8 (0.62%) PayPal