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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Architect
Rank 863 789 869
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +80
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Architect 48 86 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.079% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.084% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 37 69 17
Average salary £69,000 £75,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,900 £56,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £115,000 £80,800
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £56,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+28.31% -13.07%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110395 102332 111722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 90051 84654 95699
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 31 July 2014 within the UK.

Cloud Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Cloud Architect
Top 18 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 31 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 -73 40 £69,000 -8.00% 8
London -72 24 £65,000 -13.33% 4
City of London -6 9 £57,500 -29.23% 4
South East -10 8 £80,000 +41.59% 1
Scotland - 7 £62,500 -
East of England - 7 £57,500 - 2
Glasgow - 7 £62,500 -
Watford - 6 £57,500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 6 £57,500 - 1
Surrey -8 3 £100,000 +76.99%
Staines +11 2 £100,000 +76.99%
Oxford - 2 £70,750 -
Middlesex - 2 £85,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £70,750 -
Berkshire +1 1 £72,500 -25.64%
Cambridgeshire - 1 £75,000 - 1
Cambridge - 1 £75,000 - 1
Newbury - 1 £72,500 -

Cloud Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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 50 (43.10%) VMware
2 39 (33.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (32.76%) PaaS
4 37 (31.90%) Amazon AWS
4 37 (31.90%) IaaS
5 36 (31.03%) Linux
6 34 (29.31%) SaaS
7 31 (26.72%) Microsoft
8 28 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
8 28 (24.14%) Cloud Computing
9 25 (21.55%) EMC
10 24 (20.69%) Windows
11 21 (18.10%) Web Services
12 18 (15.52%) Python
13 17 (14.66%) SQL Server
13 17 (14.66%) Finance
14 16 (13.79%) Migration
14 16 (13.79%) Java
14 16 (13.79%) vCloud
15 15 (12.93%) Security Cleared
15 15 (12.93%) Disaster Recovery
16 14 (12.07%) SQL
17 13 (11.21%) IIS
17 13 (11.21%) Active Directory
17 13 (11.21%) Google
17 13 (11.21%) Load Balancing
17 13 (11.21%) Performance Tuning
18 12 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
18 12 (10.34%) Network Security
18 12 (10.34%) vSphere

Cloud Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 13 (11.21%) IIS
2 9 (7.76%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.03%) MS Exchange
3 7 (6.03%) Apache
3 7 (6.03%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.17%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (3.45%) OpenStack
5 4 (3.45%) SAS
6 3 (2.59%) CloudStack
6 3 (2.59%) Lync
7 1 (0.86%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.86%) Apache Qpid
Applications
1 5 (4.31%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.45%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 38 (32.76%) PaaS
2 37 (31.90%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (31.90%) IaaS
3 34 (29.31%) SaaS
4 28 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (24.14%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (9.48%) Heroku
6 10 (8.62%) Office 365
7 7 (6.03%) OpenShift
7 7 (6.03%) Google Compute Engine
8 6 (5.17%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (3.45%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.86%) LucidChart
10 1 (0.86%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.86%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.86%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.34%) Network Security
2 11 (9.48%) LDAP
2 11 (9.48%) Firewall
3 10 (8.62%) VPN
4 9 (7.76%) HTTP
5 7 (6.03%) Wireless
5 7 (6.03%) OpenLDAP
6 3 (2.59%) Internet
6 3 (2.59%) HTTPS
6 3 (2.59%) SMTP
6 3 (2.59%) SSL
6 3 (2.59%) IPsec
7 2 (1.72%) NAS
7 2 (1.72%) WAN
7 2 (1.72%) SNMP
7 2 (1.72%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.86%) DNS
8 1 (0.86%) SAN
8 1 (0.86%) AMQP
8 1 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.66%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.48%) MySQL
3 10 (8.62%) NoSQL
4 8 (6.90%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (5.17%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.17%) RDBMS
6 5 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (4.31%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.45%) QlikView
7 4 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (3.45%) Spotfire
7 4 (3.45%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.45%) Data Mining
7 4 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 7 (6.03%) Jenkins
1 7 (6.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (3.45%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 17 (14.66%) Finance
2 11 (9.48%) Marketing
3 9 (7.76%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.45%) Publishing
5 3 (2.59%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.72%) Retail
7 1 (0.86%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.10%) Web Services
2 8 (6.90%) LAMP
3 7 (6.03%) .NET
3 7 (6.03%) SOAP
3 7 (6.03%) RESTful
4 6 (5.17%) Java EE
5 5 (4.31%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (3.45%) REST
6 4 (3.45%) MDX
6 4 (3.45%) Kafka
6 4 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (3.45%) HTML
7 3 (2.59%) SAML
8 1 (0.86%) Middleware
8 1 (0.86%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.48%) Open Source
2 7 (6.03%) Replication
3 5 (4.31%) Blog
4 4 (3.45%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.59%) Social Media
6 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.72%) Clustering
7 1 (0.86%) Economics
7 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.86%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.86%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 36 (31.03%) Linux
2 24 (20.69%) Windows
3 6 (5.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (13.79%) Migration
2 15 (12.93%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (11.21%) Load Balancing
3 13 (11.21%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (9.48%) CRM
5 9 (7.76%) TOGAF
6 8 (6.90%) Use Case
6 8 (6.90%) DevOps
6 8 (6.90%) Project Management
6 8 (6.90%) Business Continuity
6 8 (6.90%) Knowledge Management
6 8 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (6.03%) ITIL
7 7 (6.03%) Business Development
7 7 (6.03%) Zachman Framework
7 7 (6.03%) Service Management
7 7 (6.03%) Infrastructure Management
7 7 (6.03%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (6.03%) High Availability
8 5 (4.31%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.52%) Python
2 16 (13.79%) Java
3 14 (12.07%) SQL
4 10 (8.62%) C#
5 8 (6.90%) C++
6 5 (4.31%) Ruby
7 4 (3.45%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.45%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.59%) Perl
9 1 (0.86%) PowerHouse
9 1 (0.86%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (12.93%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (7.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (6.90%) MCITP
4 6 (5.17%) Degree
5 2 (1.72%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.86%) RHCE
6 1 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.86%) VCDX
6 1 (0.86%) VCAP
6 1 (0.86%) VTSP
6 1 (0.86%) NCDA
6 1 (0.86%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.45%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.86%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 39 (33.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (13.79%) vCloud
3 13 (11.21%) Active Directory
4 12 (10.34%) vSphere
5 10 (8.62%) Xen
6 7 (6.03%) Docker
7 3 (2.59%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.59%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.72%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (10.34%) Puppet
2 6 (5.17%) CFEngine
3 4 (3.45%) Nagios
4 3 (2.59%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.86%) Ansible
5 1 (0.86%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.86%) Salt
Vendors
1 50 (43.10%) VMware
2 31 (26.72%) Microsoft
3 25 (21.55%) EMC
4 13 (11.21%) Google
5 12 (10.34%) HP
5 12 (10.34%) Cisco
6 11 (9.48%) Oracle
7 10 (8.62%) BMC
8 8 (6.90%) NetApp
9 7 (6.03%) Sybase
9 7 (6.03%) 3PAR
10 4 (3.45%) Splunk
10 4 (3.45%) Tableau
10 4 (3.45%) Rackspace
10 4 (3.45%) Talend
10 4 (3.45%) Informatica
10 4 (3.45%) IBM
10 4 (3.45%) SunGard
10 4 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (3.45%) Citrix
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