The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Architect
Rank 854 785 855
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +70
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Architect 50 90 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.083% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.088% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 39 74 14
Average salary £65,000 £69,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.47% +6.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,300 £56,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £115,000 £80,500
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £56,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+28.31% +2.72%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109819 102628 112165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.27% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 89750 85116 96213
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 23 July 2014 within the UK.

Cloud Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Cloud Architect
Top 21 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 23 July 2014. 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 -69 42 £65,000 -13.33% 9
London -63 24 £58,000 -22.66% 3
South East -8 11 £75,000 +32.74% 2
City of London -5 10 £57,500 -19.29% 1
Glasgow - 7 £62,500 -
Scotland - 7 £62,500 -
East of England - 6 £57,500 - 2
Watford - 5 £57,500 -
Hertfordshire - 5 £57,500 -
Surrey 0 4 £87,500 +54.86% 1
Staines +10 2 £100,000 +76.99%
Oxford - 2 £70,750 -
Middlesex - 2 £85,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £70,750 -
Berkshire +4 1 £72,500 -23.68%
Hampshire +1 1 - - 1
Kent - 1 £57,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £75,000 - 2
Cambridge - 1 £75,000 - 2
Newbury - 1 £72,500 -
Farnborough - 1 - - 1

Cloud Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 51 (43.22%) VMware
2 40 (33.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (30.51%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (30.51%) PaaS
3 36 (30.51%) IaaS
3 36 (30.51%) Linux
4 33 (27.97%) Microsoft
4 33 (27.97%) SaaS
5 28 (23.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 28 (23.73%) Cloud Computing
6 25 (21.19%) EMC
6 25 (21.19%) Windows
7 20 (16.95%) Web Services
8 18 (15.25%) Python
8 18 (15.25%) Security Cleared
9 17 (14.41%) Finance
10 16 (13.56%) Disaster Recovery
10 16 (13.56%) Java
10 16 (13.56%) SQL Server
11 15 (12.71%) vCloud
12 14 (11.86%) Migration
13 13 (11.02%) Google
13 13 (11.02%) Load Balancing
13 13 (11.02%) SQL
13 13 (11.02%) Active Directory
13 13 (11.02%) Performance Tuning
14 12 (10.17%) Opscode Chef
14 12 (10.17%) vSphere
14 12 (10.17%) HP
14 12 (10.17%) Cisco

Cloud Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 12 (10.17%) IIS
2 9 (7.63%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.93%) MS Exchange
4 6 (5.08%) Apache
4 6 (5.08%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.08%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (3.39%) OpenStack
5 4 (3.39%) SAS
6 3 (2.54%) Lync
6 3 (2.54%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.85%) Apache Qpid
7 1 (0.85%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 5 (4.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.39%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 36 (30.51%) Amazon AWS
1 36 (30.51%) PaaS
1 36 (30.51%) IaaS
2 33 (27.97%) SaaS
3 28 (23.73%) Cloud Computing
3 28 (23.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (9.32%) Heroku
5 10 (8.47%) Office 365
6 7 (5.93%) Google Compute Engine
6 7 (5.93%) OpenShift
7 6 (5.08%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (3.39%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.85%) Route 53
9 1 (0.85%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.85%) LucidChart
9 1 (0.85%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.32%) LDAP
1 11 (9.32%) Firewall
1 11 (9.32%) Network Security
2 10 (8.47%) HTTP
2 10 (8.47%) VPN
3 6 (5.08%) OpenLDAP
3 6 (5.08%) Wireless
4 4 (3.39%) IPsec
4 4 (3.39%) SMTP
4 4 (3.39%) Internet
4 4 (3.39%) HTTPS
4 4 (3.39%) SSL
5 2 (1.69%) SNMP
5 2 (1.69%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.69%) NAS
6 1 (0.85%) AMQP
6 1 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.85%) WAN
6 1 (0.85%) SAN
6 1 (0.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.56%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.47%) NoSQL
2 10 (8.47%) MySQL
3 8 (6.78%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (5.08%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.08%) RDBMS
5 5 (4.24%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (4.24%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.39%) Data Mining
6 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.39%) Spotfire
6 4 (3.39%) QlikView
6 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.39%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 7 (5.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 7 (5.93%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.39%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 17 (14.41%) Finance
2 11 (9.32%) Marketing
3 8 (6.78%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.39%) Publishing
5 3 (2.54%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.69%) Retail
7 1 (0.85%) German Language
7 1 (0.85%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.95%) Web Services
2 8 (6.78%) LAMP
3 7 (5.93%) .NET
3 7 (5.93%) SOAP
3 7 (5.93%) RESTful
4 6 (5.08%) Java EE
5 5 (4.24%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (3.39%) REST
6 4 (3.39%) Kafka
6 4 (3.39%) MDX
6 4 (3.39%) HTML
6 4 (3.39%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (3.39%) SAML
7 1 (0.85%) Middleware
7 1 (0.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.47%) Open Source
2 6 (5.08%) Replication
3 5 (4.24%) Blog
4 4 (3.39%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.54%) Social Media
5 3 (2.54%) Clustering
6 2 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.85%) Physics
7 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 36 (30.51%) Linux
2 25 (21.19%) Windows
3 7 (5.93%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (13.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (11.86%) Migration
3 13 (11.02%) Load Balancing
3 13 (11.02%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (8.47%) CRM
5 9 (7.63%) Business Continuity
5 9 (7.63%) Project Management
6 8 (6.78%) Service Management
6 8 (6.78%) Use Case
6 8 (6.78%) TOGAF
6 8 (6.78%) Knowledge Management
6 8 (6.78%) DevOps
6 8 (6.78%) High Availability
7 7 (5.93%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (5.93%) Business Development
7 7 (5.93%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (5.93%) ITIL
8 6 (5.08%) Service Delivery
8 6 (5.08%) Information Security
8 6 (5.08%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.25%) Python
2 16 (13.56%) Java
3 13 (11.02%) SQL
4 10 (8.47%) C#
5 8 (6.78%) C++
6 5 (4.24%) Ruby
7 4 (3.39%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.39%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.54%) Perl
9 1 (0.85%) PHP
9 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.85%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 18 (15.25%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (7.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (6.78%) MCITP
4 8 (6.78%) Degree
5 4 (3.39%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.85%) VCDX
6 1 (0.85%) NCDA
6 1 (0.85%) NCIE
6 1 (0.85%) VCAP
6 1 (0.85%) VTSP
6 1 (0.85%) RHCE
6 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.39%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 40 (33.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (12.71%) vCloud
3 13 (11.02%) Active Directory
4 12 (10.17%) vSphere
5 10 (8.47%) Xen
6 7 (5.93%) Docker
7 3 (2.54%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.69%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (10.17%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (9.32%) Puppet
3 6 (5.08%) CFEngine
4 4 (3.39%) Nagios
5 3 (2.54%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.85%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.85%) Ansible
6 1 (0.85%) Salt
Vendors
1 51 (43.22%) VMware
2 33 (27.97%) Microsoft
3 25 (21.19%) EMC
4 13 (11.02%) Google
5 12 (10.17%) HP
5 12 (10.17%) Cisco
6 11 (9.32%) Oracle
7 10 (8.47%) BMC
8 8 (6.78%) NetApp
9 7 (5.93%) Sybase
9 7 (5.93%) 3PAR
10 4 (3.39%) Splunk
10 4 (3.39%) Tableau
10 4 (3.39%) Rackspace
10 4 (3.39%) Talend
10 4 (3.39%) Informatica
10 4 (3.39%) IBM
10 4 (3.39%) SunGard
10 4 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (3.39%) Blue Coat
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £70000 to £100000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£50k - £70k + benefits DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
@ITS
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum The role pays a total package in the
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 13 days ago