Cloud Engineer

Cloud Engineer

Cloud computing is the delivery of IT resources – such as data storage – over the internet. A Cloud Engineer provides all cloud computing needs for the business, including infrastructure and network design, planning, maintenance and support.

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Average Salary

£40,000 - £65,000

Work Location


What does this role involve?

Typical duties include:

  • Designing, building, and managing cloud-based infrastructure and services
  • Identifying and resolving issues related to cloud-based systems, including network connectivity, storage and security
  • Collaborating with other IT professionals
  • Keeping up to date with new technologies


  • Coding
  • Collaboration
  • Continuous learning
  • Interest in IT and computing
  • Problem-solving


  • STEM subjects at GCSE grades A*-C
  • A-Levels in relevant subjects
  • Software Engineering or other relevant Bachelor’s degree
  • Level 4 NVQ or equivalent T Level in Software Engineering or related subject
  • Level 6 Diploma or equivalent Degree Apprenticeship in Software Engineering or related subject

Example Qualifications

  • Level 6 Award
  • Level 6 Certificate
  • Level 6 Diploma
  • Degree Apprenticeship
  • Level 4 NVQ

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