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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Architect
Rank 843 878 847
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Architect 57 66 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.055% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.058% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 40 51 42
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £80,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £62,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -10.71%

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
105334 114534 105198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.73%
Number of salaries quoted 86166 92849 87525
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 21 April 2015 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 21 April 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 +47 56 £60,000 -7.69% 13
London +63 44 £57,500 -23.33% 8
City of London +38 16 £57,500 -25.80% 4
South East -21 5 £60,000 -7.69% 3
Surrey +11 4 £60,000 +6.66% 2
Hampshire -17 3 £60,000 -7.69%
Derbyshire - 3 £57,500 -
East Midlands - 3 £57,500 -
South West - 2 £78,750 -
East of England - 1 - - 1
Wimbledon - 1 £62,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £80,000 -
Bristol - 1 £77,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Kent - 1 £65,000 - 1
Staines - 1 - - 2
Swindon - 1 £80,000 -
Watford - 1 - - 1

Cloud Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 75 (59.06%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (53.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (42.52%) Microsoft
4 50 (39.37%) Linux
5 48 (37.80%) VMware
6 44 (34.65%) Web Services
7 42 (33.07%) PaaS
8 41 (32.28%) Windows
9 39 (30.71%) Opscode Chef
9 39 (30.71%) VMware Infrastructure
10 38 (29.92%) Puppet
11 35 (27.56%) SaaS
11 35 (27.56%) IaaS
12 31 (24.41%) Active Directory
13 30 (23.62%) Cloud Computing
14 29 (22.83%) DevOps
14 29 (22.83%) Migration
15 28 (22.05%) Private Cloud
16 26 (20.47%) Public Cloud
17 25 (19.69%) OpenStack
17 25 (19.69%) Google
18 24 (18.90%) .NET
19 23 (18.11%) Java
20 22 (17.32%) Firewall
21 21 (16.54%) Project Management
22 20 (15.75%) MS Excel
22 20 (15.75%) PowerShell
23 19 (14.96%) Enterprise Architecture
23 19 (14.96%) Bash Shell
23 19 (14.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Cloud Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 25 (19.69%) OpenStack
2 14 (11.02%) Apache
3 12 (9.45%) IIS
4 11 (8.66%) SharePoint
5 8 (6.30%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.94%) MS Exchange
7 3 (2.36%) Node.js
7 3 (2.36%) Apache Pig
8 2 (1.57%) Lync
8 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.79%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.79%) nginx
9 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (15.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.57%) MS Office
3 1 (0.79%) MS Project
3 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.57%) Summit
2 2 (1.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 75 (59.06%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (53.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (33.07%) PaaS
4 35 (27.56%) SaaS
4 35 (27.56%) IaaS
5 30 (23.62%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (12.60%) Office 365
7 14 (11.02%) Terremark
8 13 (10.24%) Google Apps
9 9 (7.09%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (6.30%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (4.72%) Amazon S3
12 5 (3.94%) CloudFront
12 5 (3.94%) OpenShift
13 4 (3.15%) Sumo Logic
14 2 (1.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (1.57%) GitHub
15 1 (0.79%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 22 (17.32%) Firewall
2 11 (8.66%) Network Security
3 9 (7.09%) VPN
4 8 (6.30%) OpenFlow
5 7 (5.51%) SAN
6 6 (4.72%) Internet
6 6 (4.72%) LDAP
6 6 (4.72%) LAN
7 5 (3.94%) WAN
7 5 (3.94%) Ethernet
7 5 (3.94%) MPLS
7 5 (3.94%) OpenLDAP
7 5 (3.94%) NAS
8 3 (2.36%) FWSM
8 3 (2.36%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (2.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (2.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (2.36%) OSPF
8 3 (2.36%) BGP
8 3 (2.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.39%) MySQL
2 13 (10.24%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.51%) Big Data
4 6 (4.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 6 (4.72%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (3.15%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.36%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.57%) Redis
7 2 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.79%) HBase
Development Applications
1 3 (2.36%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.79%) Hudson
3 1 (0.79%) Subversion
3 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (14.17%) Finance
2 14 (11.02%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.30%) Marketing
4 3 (2.36%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.36%) Banking
5 2 (1.57%) Back Office
5 2 (1.57%) Electronics
6 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.79%) Retail
6 1 (0.79%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (34.65%) Web Services
2 24 (18.90%) .NET
3 13 (10.24%) LAMP
3 13 (10.24%) RESTful
4 5 (3.94%) J2EE
4 5 (3.94%) COM
5 3 (2.36%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (1.57%) HTML5
6 2 (1.57%) CSS
6 2 (1.57%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.57%) ADSI
6 2 (1.57%) Middleware
6 2 (1.57%) CSS3
6 2 (1.57%) HTML
7 1 (0.79%) PhoneGap
7 1 (0.79%) SignalR
7 1 (0.79%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.79%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.79%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.05%) Private Cloud
2 26 (20.47%) Public Cloud
3 16 (12.60%) Enterprise Cloud
3 16 (12.60%) Hybrid Cloud
4 13 (10.24%) CMDB
5 12 (9.45%) Computer Science
6 11 (8.66%) Open Source
7 5 (3.94%) Mobile App
7 5 (3.94%) Replication
8 2 (1.57%) DTV
8 2 (1.57%) Blog
8 2 (1.57%) Data Conversion
8 2 (1.57%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.57%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.79%) Clustering
9 1 (0.79%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.79%) iPad
9 1 (0.79%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 50 (39.37%) Linux
2 41 (32.28%) Windows
3 6 (4.72%) CentOS
4 4 (3.15%) UNIX
5 2 (1.57%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.79%) Android
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.79%) Debian
6 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.79%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (22.83%) Migration
1 29 (22.83%) DevOps
2 21 (16.54%) Project Management
3 19 (14.96%) Enterprise Architecture
4 17 (13.39%) Use Case
5 16 (12.60%) Technical Architecture
6 15 (11.81%) SOA
7 14 (11.02%) ITIL
7 14 (11.02%) Technical Analysis
8 13 (10.24%) UML
8 13 (10.24%) Data Modelling
8 13 (10.24%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (7.87%) TOGAF
9 10 (7.87%) CRM
10 9 (7.09%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (6.30%) Security Architecture
12 7 (5.51%) Infrastructure Management
12 7 (5.51%) Zachman Framework
12 7 (5.51%) Business Development
13 6 (4.72%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (18.11%) Java
2 20 (15.75%) PowerShell
3 19 (14.96%) Bash Shell
4 17 (13.39%) Python
4 17 (13.39%) SQL
5 13 (10.24%) Ruby
6 8 (6.30%) PHP
7 7 (5.51%) Perl
8 6 (4.72%) C#
9 3 (2.36%) C++
10 2 (1.57%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.57%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.57%) Scala
11 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (14.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 12 (9.45%) Degree
3 8 (6.30%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.94%) CCNA
4 5 (3.94%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.36%) MCSE
5 3 (2.36%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.36%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.36%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.57%) VCP5
6 2 (1.57%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.36%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (30.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (24.41%) Active Directory
3 16 (12.60%) vSphere
4 9 (7.09%) vCloud
5 8 (6.30%) Hyper-V
6 5 (3.94%) XenApp
7 4 (3.15%) XenServer
7 4 (3.15%) KVM
8 1 (0.79%) Docker
8 1 (0.79%) Varnish
8 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 39 (30.71%) Opscode Chef
2 38 (29.92%) Puppet
3 5 (3.94%) Tivoli
4 3 (2.36%) Ansible
5 2 (1.57%) WMI
6 1 (0.79%) SCCM
6 1 (0.79%) SCOM
6 1 (0.79%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.79%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.79%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.79%) vMotion
Vendors
1 54 (42.52%) Microsoft
2 48 (37.80%) VMware
3 25 (19.69%) Google
4 18 (14.17%) HP
5 15 (11.81%) Rackspace
6 13 (10.24%) Cisco
6 13 (10.24%) EMC
7 12 (9.45%) NetApp
8 9 (7.09%) Citrix
8 9 (7.09%) Oracle
9 8 (6.30%) IBM
9 8 (6.30%) BMC
9 8 (6.30%) CA
10 7 (5.51%) Red Hat
11 4 (3.15%) SAP
11 4 (3.15%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (3.15%) Splunk
12 3 (2.36%) ArcSight
12 3 (2.36%) TippingPoint
12 3 (2.36%) SolarWinds
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