The table below looks at the statistics for the Cloud Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cloud Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Architect
Rank 115 114 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Architect 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.056% 0.12% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £70,000 £77,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% -
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Cloud Architect
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1663 1498 2049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.80% 93.45% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1378 1166 1730
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Cloud Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cloud Architect in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Cloud Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Cloud Architect
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cloud Architect across the Cheshire region.

Cloud Architect Salary Trend in Cheshire

Cloud Architect
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Cloud Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Cloud Architect in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (33.33%) Rackspace
2 1 (33.33%) IaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) KVM
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Terremark
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (33.33%) XenServer
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure

Cloud Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Cloud Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Cloud Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
2 1 (33.33%) IaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Terremark
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) KVM
1 1 (33.33%) XenServer
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Rackspace
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Google