Cloud Engineer Jobs with Work from Home Options

Cloud Engineer
UK > Work from Home

The median Cloud Engineer salary for remote or hybrid work is £62,783 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 15 June 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
15 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 290 235 245
Rank change year-on-year -55 +10 -54
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 372 553 1,267
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.05% 1.48% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.54% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 297 419 753
10th Percentile £47,000 £42,755 £43,100
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,177 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,783 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.41% - -
75th Percentile £75,000 £77,715 £85,000
90th Percentile £92,161 £92,500 £95,000
UK median annual salary £63,891 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -1.71% - +4.00%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Work from Home

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies with WFH or hybrid options. 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.

Permanent vacancies in Work from Home with a recognized job title 34,224 35,954 73,616
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 96.28% 95.93% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 25,903 26,270 42,683
10th Percentile £33,250 £36,875 £36,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £47,447 £45,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £75,000 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £100,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

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 15 June 2024.

Cloud Engineer salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

Cloud Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Job Vacancies with WFH Options

For the 6 months to 15 June 2024, Cloud Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with remote work options featuring Cloud Engineer in the job title.

1 252 (67.74%) Azure
2 189 (50.81%) AWS
3 185 (49.73%) Terraform
4 149 (40.05%) Infrastructure as Code
5 144 (38.71%) DevOps
6 102 (27.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 100 (26.88%) Python
8 99 (26.61%) CI/CD
9 97 (26.08%) Kubernetes
10 93 (25.00%) Linux
11 86 (23.12%) Windows
12 84 (22.58%) Docker
13 78 (20.97%) Finance
13 78 (20.97%) Agile
14 72 (19.35%) Microsoft
15 69 (18.55%) Ansible
16 67 (18.01%) PowerShell
17 66 (17.74%) Problem-Solving
18 58 (15.59%) Social Skills
19 54 (14.52%) Active Directory
20 52 (13.98%) Serverless
21 51 (13.71%) Azure DevOps
21 51 (13.71%) Microsoft 365
22 49 (13.17%) Firewall
23 46 (12.37%) Public Cloud
23 46 (12.37%) Containerisation
24 45 (12.10%) Platform Engineering
24 45 (12.10%) Mentoring
24 45 (12.10%) ITIL
25 44 (11.83%) Degree

Cloud Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (4.30%) Microsoft Exchange
2 13 (3.49%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.23%) Apache Spark
4 10 (2.69%) Confluence
5 9 (2.42%) Apache
6 3 (0.81%) Apache Airflow
6 3 (0.81%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.27%) IIS
7 1 (0.27%) Moodle
7 1 (0.27%) nginx
7 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (2.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 252 (67.74%) Azure
2 189 (50.81%) AWS
3 52 (13.98%) Serverless
4 51 (13.71%) Azure DevOps
4 51 (13.71%) Microsoft 365
5 40 (10.75%) GCP
6 36 (9.68%) GitHub
7 35 (9.41%) Entra ID
8 34 (9.14%) AWS Lambda
9 30 (8.06%) SaaS
10 26 (6.99%) AWS CloudFormation
11 25 (6.72%) PaaS
12 23 (6.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 22 (5.91%) Amazon S3
14 21 (5.65%) IaaS
15 17 (4.57%) Azure Monitor
15 17 (4.57%) Azure Storage
15 17 (4.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 16 (4.30%) Azure AKS
17 15 (4.03%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 49 (13.17%) Firewall
2 19 (5.11%) DNS
3 18 (4.84%) VPN
4 17 (4.57%) DHCP
5 15 (4.03%) WAN
6 13 (3.49%) LAN
7 10 (2.69%) TCP/IP
8 9 (2.42%) Network Security
9 8 (2.15%) IPv4
10 6 (1.61%) WLAN
11 4 (1.08%) Multicast
11 4 (1.08%) OSPF
11 4 (1.08%) VLAN
12 3 (0.81%) Internet
12 3 (0.81%) iSCSI
12 3 (0.81%) Remote Desktop
13 1 (0.27%) HTTP
13 1 (0.27%) NetScaler
13 1 (0.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.11%) Amazon RDS
1 19 (5.11%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.69%) BigQuery
3 9 (2.42%) MySQL
4 7 (1.88%) DynamoDB
5 6 (1.61%) DB2
5 6 (1.61%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.61%) Power BI
6 5 (1.34%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.08%) Tableau
8 3 (0.81%) Airbyte
8 3 (0.81%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.81%) Looker
9 2 (0.54%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.54%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.54%) Redis
10 1 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 38 (10.22%) Git
2 32 (8.60%) GitLab
3 31 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 21 (5.65%) Artifactory
5 10 (2.69%) JIRA
6 6 (1.61%) Bitbucket
7 4 (1.08%) CircleCI
7 4 (1.08%) Spinnaker
7 4 (1.08%) Terragrunt
8 3 (0.81%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.81%) JMeter
8 3 (0.81%) Robot Framework
8 3 (0.81%) SonarQube
9 2 (0.54%) git-flow
9 2 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.54%) Subversion
10 1 (0.27%) Burp Suite
10 1 (0.27%) Metasploit
10 1 (0.27%) sqlmap
General
1 78 (20.97%) Finance
2 58 (15.59%) Social Skills
3 33 (8.87%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 27 (7.26%) Public Sector
5 20 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (5.11%) Banking
6 19 (5.11%) Law
7 11 (2.96%) Retail
8 8 (2.15%) Legal
9 4 (1.08%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.81%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.81%) Organisational Skills
11 2 (0.54%) Advertising
11 2 (0.54%) Automotive
11 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.54%) Presentation Skills
12 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.27%) Games
12 1 (0.27%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.11%) Kafka
2 13 (3.49%) .NET
3 9 (2.42%) ARM Templates
4 7 (1.88%) Node.js
5 6 (1.61%) Django
5 6 (1.61%) GraphQL
5 6 (1.61%) RESTful
6 5 (1.34%) .NET Core
6 5 (1.34%) AWS CDK
6 5 (1.34%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (1.08%) JSON
8 3 (0.81%) Apache Beam
8 3 (0.81%) YAML
9 2 (0.54%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.54%) SAML
10 1 (0.27%) ADO
10 1 (0.27%) JDBC
10 1 (0.27%) LAMP
10 1 (0.27%) Middleware
10 1 (0.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 46 (12.37%) Public Cloud
2 30 (8.06%) Hybrid Cloud
3 24 (6.45%) Data Centre
4 20 (5.38%) Cloud Native
5 16 (4.30%) Linux Command Line
6 14 (3.76%) Private Cloud
6 14 (3.76%) Product Ownership
7 11 (2.96%) Distributed Systems
7 11 (2.96%) IoT
8 9 (2.42%) Renewable Energy
9 8 (2.15%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (1.88%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 5 (1.34%) Blog
13 4 (1.08%) Cyber Security Posture
13 4 (1.08%) Driving Licence
13 4 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (1.08%) Onboarding
13 4 (1.08%) Replication
14 3 (0.81%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 93 (25.00%) Linux
2 86 (23.12%) Windows
3 26 (6.99%) Windows Server
4 10 (2.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.88%) Unix
7 5 (1.34%) VMS
7 5 (1.34%) Windows Server 2016
7 5 (1.34%) Windows Server 2019
8 4 (1.08%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.81%) CentOS
9 3 (0.81%) SUSE
9 3 (0.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (40.05%) Infrastructure as Code
2 144 (38.71%) DevOps
3 102 (27.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 99 (26.61%) CI/CD
5 78 (20.97%) Agile
6 66 (17.74%) Problem-Solving
7 46 (12.37%) Containerisation
8 45 (12.10%) ITIL
8 45 (12.10%) Mentoring
8 45 (12.10%) Platform Engineering
9 41 (11.02%) Service Management
10 39 (10.48%) Analytics
11 38 (10.22%) Migration
11 38 (10.22%) Software Engineering
12 36 (9.68%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 35 (9.41%) Cloud Security
14 28 (7.53%) Project Delivery
15 26 (6.99%) Coaching
16 23 (6.18%) Cybersecurity
17 21 (5.65%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 100 (26.88%) Python
2 67 (18.01%) PowerShell
3 41 (11.02%) Bash
4 28 (7.53%) SQL
5 19 (5.11%) Bicep
5 19 (5.11%) Java
6 15 (4.03%) Go
7 12 (3.23%) C#
8 11 (2.96%) Perl
9 9 (2.42%) Shell Script
10 7 (1.88%) JavaScript
10 7 (1.88%) TypeScript
11 3 (0.81%) AWK
11 3 (0.81%) Kusto Query Language
11 3 (0.81%) sed
12 2 (0.54%) PHP
12 2 (0.54%) Ruby
13 1 (0.27%) Data Analysis Expressions
13 1 (0.27%) Groovy
13 1 (0.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 44 (11.83%) Degree
2 39 (10.48%) Security Cleared
3 25 (6.72%) AWS Certification
4 23 (6.18%) Azure Certification
4 23 (6.18%) SC Cleared
5 17 (4.57%) Computer Science Degree
6 16 (4.30%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
7 9 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (1.88%) AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
9 6 (1.61%) DBS Check
9 6 (1.61%) MCSE
10 4 (1.08%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.81%) AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
11 3 (0.81%) PhD
11 3 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.54%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.54%) MCSA
12 2 (0.54%) VCP6
13 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.49%) QA
2 11 (2.96%) SLA
3 10 (2.69%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.34%) GDPR
4 5 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.08%) NCSC
5 4 (1.08%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.81%) HIPAA
6 3 (0.81%) SOC 2
7 1 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.27%) NIST
7 1 (0.27%) SEPA
System Software
1 84 (22.58%) Docker
2 54 (14.52%) Active Directory
3 22 (5.91%) Virtual Machines
4 17 (4.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (2.96%) Hyper-V
6 10 (2.69%) Virtual Desktop
7 8 (2.15%) XenDesktop
8 7 (1.88%) XenApp
9 3 (0.81%) Ceph
9 3 (0.81%) Gluster
9 3 (0.81%) KVM
9 3 (0.81%) oVirt
10 1 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 185 (49.73%) Terraform
2 97 (26.08%) Kubernetes
3 69 (18.55%) Ansible
4 23 (6.18%) Microsoft Intune
5 15 (4.03%) Prometheus
6 14 (3.76%) Puppet
7 12 (3.23%) Grafana
8 11 (2.96%) Docker Swarm
8 11 (2.96%) Progress Chef
9 8 (2.15%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 6 (1.61%) Opsgenie
11 5 (1.34%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.81%) Graylog
12 3 (0.81%) Observium
12 3 (0.81%) Salt
13 2 (0.54%) CASB
13 2 (0.54%) Istio
13 2 (0.54%) Packer
13 2 (0.54%) Rundeck
13 2 (0.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 72 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 24 (6.45%) Google
3 22 (5.91%) VMware
4 13 (3.49%) Cisco
4 13 (3.49%) Splunk
5 10 (2.69%) BMC
5 10 (2.69%) Remedy
6 9 (2.42%) HP
6 9 (2.42%) Oracle
6 9 (2.42%) Zscaler
7 8 (2.15%) Citrix
8 6 (1.61%) Atlassian
8 6 (1.61%) Dell
8 6 (1.61%) IBM
8 6 (1.61%) Meraki
8 6 (1.61%) New Relic
9 5 (1.34%) ServiceNow
9 5 (1.34%) SolarWinds
10 3 (0.81%) Confluent
10 3 (0.81%) Teradata