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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Architect
Rank 794 855 826
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Architect 101 61 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.052% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.100% 0.055% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 64 46 55
Average salary £73,750 £72,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.72% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,250 £56,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £100,000 £109,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,500 £78,750 £56,500
% change year-on-year
-16.82% +39.38%

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
101264 109979 101860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.19% 94.54% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 84172 88959 84461
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 August 2015 within the UK.

Cloud Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Cloud Architect
Top 30 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 27 August 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 +55 97 £76,250 +5.17% 37
London +41 36 £80,500 +21.50% 10
South East +33 35 £62,500 -20.63% 6
East of England +18 14 £75,500 -24.50%
Hampshire +30 12 £60,000 -7.69%
Farnborough +1 12 £60,000 -11.11%
Hertfordshire -5 12 £72,500 -27.50%
Watford -10 12 £72,500 -27.50%
Kent - 10 £61,250 - 1
Berkshire +17 7 £82,500 +13.79% 2
City of London +26 6 £82,750 +43.91% 4
Leeds - 5 £63,750 - 2
West Yorkshire - 5 £63,750 - 3
Yorkshire - 5 £63,750 - 4
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Maidstone - 3 £55,000 - 1
Surrey +14 2 £72,750 -27.25% 1
East Midlands - 2 £70,000 - 4
Bedfordshire - 2 £78,500 -
Luton - 2 £78,500 -
Bracknell - 2 £82,500 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £62,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £70,000 - 3
Nottingham - 2 £70,000 - 3
North West -3 1 £87,500 - 2
West Midlands - 1 £62,500 - 6
Birmingham - 1 £62,500 - 3
Docklands, London - 1 £67,500 -
Guildford - 1 £65,500 - 1
Crawley - 1 £72,500 -

Cloud Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 92 (51.11%) VMware
2 79 (43.89%) IaaS
3 77 (42.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 71 (39.44%) Amazon AWS
5 67 (37.22%) PaaS
5 67 (37.22%) Microsoft
6 59 (32.78%) Linux
7 58 (32.22%) Windows
8 57 (31.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 51 (28.33%) Data Centre
10 42 (23.33%) SaaS
11 40 (22.22%) Web Services
12 38 (21.11%) Opscode Chef
13 37 (20.56%) Private Cloud
14 33 (18.33%) Migration
15 32 (17.78%) Puppet
16 31 (17.22%) Cloud Computing
17 30 (16.67%) SQL
17 30 (16.67%) DevOps
18 29 (16.11%) IIS
19 28 (15.56%) vCloud
20 27 (15.00%) Public Cloud
21 26 (14.44%) Hybrid Cloud
21 26 (14.44%) Active Directory
22 25 (13.89%) Finance
22 25 (13.89%) Hyper-V
23 23 (12.78%) .NET
23 23 (12.78%) ITIL
23 23 (12.78%) OpenStack
24 22 (12.22%) MS Excel

Cloud Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 29 (16.11%) IIS
2 23 (12.78%) OpenStack
3 12 (6.67%) Tomcat
4 11 (6.11%) SharePoint
5 8 (4.44%) Apache
6 5 (2.78%) Lync
7 4 (2.22%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.11%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.11%) JBoss
8 2 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.11%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.11%) Apache Pig
8 2 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.56%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 22 (12.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.11%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.11%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (1.11%) Summit
1 2 (1.11%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 79 (43.89%) IaaS
2 77 (42.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 71 (39.44%) Amazon AWS
4 67 (37.22%) PaaS
5 42 (23.33%) SaaS
6 31 (17.22%) Cloud Computing
7 19 (10.56%) Office 365
8 6 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (2.78%) SoftLayer
9 5 (2.78%) Terremark
9 5 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (2.78%) Google Apps
10 4 (2.22%) Amazon S3
10 4 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (1.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (1.11%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (1.11%) Route 53
11 2 (1.11%) GitHub
11 2 (1.11%) CloudFront
11 2 (1.11%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (12.22%) Firewall
2 17 (9.44%) SAN
3 13 (7.22%) VPN
3 13 (7.22%) NAS
4 11 (6.11%) Network Security
4 11 (6.11%) HTTP
5 10 (5.56%) DNS
5 10 (5.56%) SSL
6 8 (4.44%) LDAP
6 8 (4.44%) OpenLDAP
7 6 (3.33%) iSCSI
7 6 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (3.33%) MPLS
8 5 (2.78%) WAN
9 4 (2.22%) LAN
9 4 (2.22%) VoIP
10 3 (1.67%) OSPF
10 3 (1.67%) BGP
10 3 (1.67%) IPsec
10 3 (1.67%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.00%) MySQL
2 17 (9.44%) SQL Server
3 11 (6.11%) NoSQL
4 10 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 10 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (5.56%) Big Data
5 8 (4.44%) HBase
6 6 (3.33%) Redis
7 4 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.22%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.11%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.11%) Riak
Development Applications
1 15 (8.33%) Subversion
1 15 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.67%) Hudson
3 9 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.11%) JUnit
4 2 (1.11%) Mockito
4 2 (1.11%) Maven
5 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (13.89%) Finance
2 11 (6.11%) Marketing
3 6 (3.33%) Back Office
4 3 (1.67%) Retail
5 2 (1.11%) Banking
5 2 (1.11%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.11%) Legal
5 2 (1.11%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.56%) Ukrainian Language
6 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.56%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (22.22%) Web Services
2 23 (12.78%) .NET
3 13 (7.22%) ASP.NET
3 13 (7.22%) MSMQ
3 13 (7.22%) SignalR
3 13 (7.22%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (4.44%) WebSockets
5 6 (3.33%) HTML
6 5 (2.78%) LAMP
6 5 (2.78%) RESTful
7 4 (2.22%) Hibernate
7 4 (2.22%) Middleware
7 4 (2.22%) COM
7 4 (2.22%) XML
8 2 (1.11%) J2EE
8 2 (1.11%) CSS
8 2 (1.11%) JDBC
8 2 (1.11%) Spring
8 2 (1.11%) HTML5
8 2 (1.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 51 (28.33%) Data Centre
2 37 (20.56%) Private Cloud
3 27 (15.00%) Public Cloud
4 26 (14.44%) Hybrid Cloud
5 14 (7.78%) Replication
5 14 (7.78%) Clustering
6 9 (5.00%) Computer Science
7 7 (3.89%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (3.33%) Enterprise Cloud
9 5 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.78%) Fat Client
9 5 (2.78%) HP Storage
9 5 (2.78%) CMDB
9 5 (2.78%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.67%) Blog
10 3 (1.67%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.11%) Statistics
11 2 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
12 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.56%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 59 (32.78%) Linux
2 58 (32.22%) Windows
3 12 (6.67%) CentOS
4 9 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.33%) Windows 2000
7 5 (2.78%) UNIX
8 3 (1.67%) VMS
8 3 (1.67%) SUSE
9 2 (1.11%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.56%) AIX
10 1 (0.56%) Solaris
10 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (18.33%) Migration
2 30 (16.67%) DevOps
3 23 (12.78%) ITIL
4 22 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (10.56%) Technical Architecture
6 17 (9.44%) Enterprise Architecture
6 17 (9.44%) Open Source
7 16 (8.89%) TOGAF
8 14 (7.78%) Infrastructure Management
9 12 (6.67%) Configuration Management
10 11 (6.11%) SOA
10 11 (6.11%) Scrum
11 10 (5.56%) B2B
11 10 (5.56%) CRM
12 9 (5.00%) Zachman Framework
12 9 (5.00%) Time Management
12 9 (5.00%) Converged Infrastructure
13 8 (4.44%) Product Management
13 8 (4.44%) Mentoring
14 6 (3.33%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 30 (16.67%) SQL
2 17 (9.44%) PowerShell
3 14 (7.78%) C#
3 14 (7.78%) Java
4 8 (4.44%) JavaScript
4 8 (4.44%) Python
5 7 (3.89%) Ruby
5 7 (3.89%) Perl
6 4 (2.22%) PHP
7 3 (1.67%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.11%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.11%) C++
9 1 (0.56%) VBScript
9 1 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 13 (7.22%) Security Cleared
3 11 (6.11%) VCP5
4 9 (5.00%) CCNP
4 9 (5.00%) CCNA
4 9 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (4.44%) MCSE
5 8 (4.44%) Check Point Certification
5 8 (4.44%) HP ASE
6 6 (3.33%) MCP
6 6 (3.33%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.78%) AWS Certification
8 2 (1.11%) Degree
8 2 (1.11%) VCDX
8 2 (1.11%) VCAP
9 1 (0.56%) CCIE
9 1 (0.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.67%) QA
2 3 (1.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 57 (31.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (15.56%) vCloud
3 26 (14.44%) Active Directory
4 25 (13.89%) Hyper-V
5 16 (8.89%) Docker
6 13 (7.22%) vSphere
7 12 (6.67%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.67%) XenServer
9 2 (1.11%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.11%) XenApp
10 1 (0.56%) NFS
10 1 (0.56%) RHEV
10 1 (0.56%) Ceph
10 1 (0.56%) KVM
Systems Management
1 38 (21.11%) Opscode Chef
2 32 (17.78%) Puppet
3 13 (7.22%) HAProxy
4 7 (3.89%) SCCM
5 6 (3.33%) BMC PATROL
5 6 (3.33%) vMotion
6 4 (2.22%) SCOM
6 4 (2.22%) Ansible
7 1 (0.56%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.56%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 92 (51.11%) VMware
2 67 (37.22%) Microsoft
3 21 (11.67%) Cisco
4 17 (9.44%) IBM
5 14 (7.78%) Google
6 13 (7.22%) Oracle
6 13 (7.22%) HP
7 12 (6.67%) EMC
8 11 (6.11%) CheckPoint
8 11 (6.11%) F5
9 9 (5.00%) 3PAR
9 9 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (4.44%) Citrix
11 7 (3.89%) BMC
12 6 (3.33%) Rackspace
13 4 (2.22%) Red Hat
14 3 (1.67%) ArcSight
14 3 (1.67%) TippingPoint
14 3 (1.67%) SolarWinds
14 3 (1.67%) NetIQ
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £90K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £90K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £90K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £90K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £90K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £90K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70-100k+
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70-100k+
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70-100k+
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70-100k+
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70-100k+
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: COMPETETIVE
Posted: 11 hours ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65k - £80K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65k - £80K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
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Salary: to £70,000 plus benefits and potential bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Bonus, Life, Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £63000 - £68000 per annum + excellent benefits
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