The table below looks at the statistics for the Cloud Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Architect
Rank 811 863 841
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Architect 67 30 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.029% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.031% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 35 26 39
Average salary £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Cloud Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Cloud Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cloud Architect
Salary Trend

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

Cloud Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Cloud Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cloud Architect over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 within the UK.

Cloud Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Cloud Architect
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +36 66 £70,000 +7.69% 9
London +47 53 £68,750 +37.50% 4
City of London +19 16 £70,000 - 2
South East -33 4 £65,000 +23.80% 1
East of England -8 3 - - 2
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Hampshire -18 2 - -
Watford - 2 - -
Staines +21 1 £65,000 -18.75% 1
Cheshire -5 1 £70,000 -9.67%
Surrey -8 1 £65,000 +20.93% 1
North West -12 1 £70,000 -6.66%
South West - 1 £80,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £80,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £65,000 -
Swindon - 1 £80,000 -

Cloud Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 71 (50.35%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (45.39%) VMware
3 58 (41.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 52 (36.88%) PaaS
4 52 (36.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 52 (36.88%) Web Services
5 48 (34.04%) Linux
6 47 (33.33%) Windows
6 47 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 44 (31.21%) Puppet
7 44 (31.21%) IaaS
8 43 (30.50%) SaaS
9 39 (27.66%) Cloud Computing
10 38 (26.95%) Migration
11 37 (26.24%) Opscode Chef
12 30 (21.28%) Google
12 30 (21.28%) Java
12 30 (21.28%) OpenStack
13 29 (20.57%) Active Directory
13 29 (20.57%) HP
13 29 (20.57%) EMC
14 26 (18.44%) DevOps
15 25 (17.73%) Finance
16 23 (16.31%) Project Management
16 23 (16.31%) .NET
17 22 (15.60%) Cisco
17 22 (15.60%) Degree
18 21 (14.89%) Python
18 21 (14.89%) Firewall
18 21 (14.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Cloud Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 30 (21.28%) OpenStack
2 12 (8.51%) Apache
3 8 (5.67%) IIS
3 8 (5.67%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.26%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.55%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.13%) Apache Pig
6 3 (2.13%) Node.js
7 1 (0.71%) Lync
7 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.71%) nginx
Applications
1 14 (9.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.71%) MS Project
2 1 (0.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.71%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 71 (50.35%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (41.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (36.88%) PaaS
4 44 (31.21%) IaaS
5 43 (30.50%) SaaS
6 39 (27.66%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (9.93%) Terremark
8 13 (9.22%) Google Apps
9 10 (7.09%) Office 365
10 9 (6.38%) OpenShift
11 8 (5.67%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (4.26%) Amazon S3
12 6 (4.26%) Google Compute Engine
12 6 (4.26%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (3.55%) CloudFront
14 4 (2.84%) Heroku
14 4 (2.84%) Sumo Logic
15 3 (2.13%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.89%) Firewall
2 16 (11.35%) WAN
3 11 (7.80%) SAN
3 11 (7.80%) LAN
4 10 (7.09%) Ethernet
4 10 (7.09%) Network Security
5 8 (5.67%) VPN
6 7 (4.96%) NAS
7 6 (4.26%) Internet
7 6 (4.26%) MPLS
7 6 (4.26%) VPLS
8 5 (3.55%) OpenFlow
8 5 (3.55%) Broadband
8 5 (3.55%) HTTP
9 3 (2.13%) OpenLDAP
9 3 (2.13%) TCP/IP
9 3 (2.13%) LDAP
9 3 (2.13%) Wireless
10 2 (1.42%) DNS
10 2 (1.42%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.22%) MySQL
2 10 (7.09%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.96%) Big Data
3 7 (4.96%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.26%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (3.55%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (3.55%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.42%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (4.26%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 25 (17.73%) Finance
2 15 (10.64%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.38%) Marketing
4 4 (2.84%) Banking
5 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.71%) Legal
5 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (36.88%) Web Services
2 23 (16.31%) .NET
3 13 (9.22%) RESTful
3 13 (9.22%) LAMP
4 10 (7.09%) COM
5 5 (3.55%) Java EE
5 5 (3.55%) J2EE
6 4 (2.84%) JSON
7 3 (2.13%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (1.42%) XML
8 2 (1.42%) ADSI
9 1 (0.71%) PhoneGap
9 1 (0.71%) CSS3
9 1 (0.71%) Apache Cordova
9 1 (0.71%) jQuery
9 1 (0.71%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.71%) HTML5
9 1 (0.71%) CSS
9 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.71%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.93%) Computer Science
2 13 (9.22%) CMDB
3 12 (8.51%) Open Source
4 6 (4.26%) Replication
4 6 (4.26%) Performance Metrics
5 5 (3.55%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.42%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.71%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.71%) Physics
7 1 (0.71%) Blog
7 1 (0.71%) FMCG
7 1 (0.71%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.71%) iPad
7 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.71%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 48 (34.04%) Linux
2 47 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (2.13%) CentOS
4 2 (1.42%) UNIX
5 1 (0.71%) Amazon Linux
5 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.71%) Android
5 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (26.95%) Migration
2 26 (18.44%) DevOps
3 23 (16.31%) Project Management
4 20 (14.18%) Enterprise Architecture
5 19 (13.48%) ITIL
6 17 (12.06%) Technical Architecture
6 17 (12.06%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (12.06%) Use Case
7 14 (9.93%) SOA
7 14 (9.93%) UML
7 14 (9.93%) Technical Analysis
8 13 (9.22%) Data Modelling
9 12 (8.51%) TOGAF
10 10 (7.09%) Data Management
10 10 (7.09%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (7.09%) E-business
10 10 (7.09%) Change Management
10 10 (7.09%) Financial Analysis
11 9 (6.38%) Security Architecture
11 9 (6.38%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (21.28%) Java
2 21 (14.89%) Python
3 16 (11.35%) PowerShell
3 16 (11.35%) SQL
4 13 (9.22%) Bash Shell
5 11 (7.80%) Ruby
6 10 (7.09%) PHP
7 9 (6.38%) C#
8 8 (5.67%) C++
9 6 (4.26%) Perl
10 4 (2.84%) Scala
11 2 (1.42%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (15.60%) Degree
2 21 (14.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (6.38%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.55%) CCNA
6 4 (2.84%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.84%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.42%) MCITP
7 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.42%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.71%) CISSP
8 1 (0.71%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (36.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (20.57%) Active Directory
3 17 (12.06%) vSphere
4 10 (7.09%) XenApp
4 10 (7.09%) vCloud
5 8 (5.67%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.84%) Xen
6 4 (2.84%) Docker
7 3 (2.13%) KVM
7 3 (2.13%) XenServer
8 2 (1.42%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.71%) Varnish
9 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.71%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 44 (31.21%) Puppet
2 37 (26.24%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (7.09%) Tivoli
4 6 (4.26%) CFEngine
5 2 (1.42%) WMI
6 1 (0.71%) SCCM
6 1 (0.71%) SCOM
6 1 (0.71%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 64 (45.39%) VMware
2 47 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 30 (21.28%) Google
4 29 (20.57%) HP
4 29 (20.57%) EMC
5 22 (15.60%) Cisco
6 20 (14.18%) NetApp
7 17 (12.06%) Rackspace
8 14 (9.93%) BMC
8 14 (9.93%) CA
8 14 (9.93%) Oracle
9 13 (9.22%) IBM
10 12 (8.51%) Citrix
11 8 (5.67%) Red Hat
12 5 (3.55%) Sybase
13 4 (2.84%) Fortinet
13 4 (2.84%) 3PAR
13 4 (2.84%) Splunk
13 4 (2.84%) Nimsoft
14 3 (2.13%) SAP
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