The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Cloud Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cloud Architect
Rank 603 684 830
Rank change year-on-year
+81 +146
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Architect 288 279 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.26% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.27% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 233 233 129
Median salary £75,000 £75,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £60,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- +12.00%

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
86462 102533 109645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71827 85446 90758
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Cloud Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Cloud Architect in the job title.

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 9 December 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +83 283 £75,000 - 29
London +58 144 £80,000 -3.03% 16
South East +122 104 £75,000 +7.14% 5
Berkshire +66 64 £75,000 +7.14% 3
Surrey +43 18 £75,000 +14.50% 2
City of London +29 18 £80,000 -11.11% 5
East of England +22 15 £59,250 -8.84%
West Midlands +8 15 £60,000 -
Reading +48 14 £90,000 +63.63%
Birmingham +4 13 £60,000 -
South West +25 12 £65,000 - 1
Bracknell +23 12 - -
North West -28 12 £62,500 +38.88% 5
Somerset +12 8 £65,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 8 £58,500 -
Hampshire +13 7 £80,000 +28.00%
Merseyside -12 7 - -
Liverpool -13 7 - -
Street - 7 - -
Slough +23 6 £75,000 +7.14% 1
Bedfordshire +8 6 £61,250 -5.76%
Oxfordshire - 6 £65,000 -
Oxford - 6 £65,000 -
Manchester -17 5 £62,500 +38.88% 5
Bedford +8 4 £62,500 -
Maidenhead -7 4 £75,000 -
Cambridge - 4 £58,500 -
Staines - 4 £72,500 - 2
Gloucestershire - 4 £65,000 -
East Midlands +7 3 £80,000 +33.33% 2

Cloud Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Cloud Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Cloud Architect in the job title.

1 368 (60.33%) Amazon AWS
2 361 (59.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 233 (38.20%) VMware
4 223 (36.56%) Microsoft
5 174 (28.52%) Presales
6 163 (26.72%) VMware Infrastructure
7 131 (21.48%) Data Centre
8 129 (21.15%) PaaS
9 128 (20.98%) Hybrid Cloud
10 126 (20.66%) DevOps
11 115 (18.85%) Windows
12 110 (18.03%) Cisco
13 107 (17.54%) IaaS
14 105 (17.21%) Active Directory
15 101 (16.56%) Linux
16 100 (16.39%) Migration
17 98 (16.07%) SQL Server
18 96 (15.74%) SaaS
18 96 (15.74%) Hyper-V
19 89 (14.59%) Finance
20 87 (14.26%) Agile Software Development
21 83 (13.61%) Web Services
22 78 (12.79%) Public Cloud
23 76 (12.46%) DNS
24 71 (11.64%) MS Excel
24 71 (11.64%) Load Balancing
25 69 (11.31%) SOA
26 68 (11.15%) PowerShell
27 67 (10.98%) vCloud
28 65 (10.66%) Google

Cloud Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 50 (8.20%) OpenStack
2 40 (6.56%) IIS
3 23 (3.77%) SharePoint
4 19 (3.11%) BizTalk Server
5 17 (2.79%) Apache
6 16 (2.62%) JBoss
7 15 (2.46%) Skype for Business
7 15 (2.46%) Tomcat
8 13 (2.13%) MS Exchange
9 11 (1.80%) Cloud Foundry
10 8 (1.31%) Apache Qpid
10 8 (1.31%) CloudStack
11 7 (1.15%) Apache Spark
12 5 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (0.82%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.66%) NetWeaver
14 3 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
15 2 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.33%) JCAPS
15 2 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 71 (11.64%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.95%) MS Office
3 11 (1.80%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.33%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.16%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 368 (60.33%) Amazon AWS
2 361 (59.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 129 (21.15%) PaaS
4 107 (17.54%) IaaS
5 96 (15.74%) SaaS
6 57 (9.34%) Google Cloud Platform
7 49 (8.03%) Office 365
8 41 (6.72%) Cloud Computing
9 39 (6.39%) IBM Cloud
10 26 (4.26%) SoftLayer
11 18 (2.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 13 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
12 13 (2.13%) Google Compute Engine
13 12 (1.97%) Amazon S3
14 10 (1.64%) GitHub
15 8 (1.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 8 (1.31%) Bluemix
15 8 (1.31%) Google App Engine
15 8 (1.31%) Heroku
16 7 (1.15%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 76 (12.46%) DNS
2 51 (8.36%) SAN
3 47 (7.70%) Firewall
4 41 (6.72%) DHCP
5 40 (6.56%) WAN
6 31 (5.08%) LAN
6 31 (5.08%) VPN
7 29 (4.75%) Internet
8 23 (3.77%) TCP/IP
9 14 (2.30%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (2.30%) MPLS
9 14 (2.30%) Network Security
10 11 (1.80%) Skype
11 10 (1.64%) AMQP
11 10 (1.64%) HTTP
11 10 (1.64%) NAS
12 8 (1.31%) Software-Defined Networking
13 7 (1.15%) iSCSI
14 6 (0.98%) IPsec
14 6 (0.98%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (16.07%) SQL Server
2 34 (5.57%) NoSQL
3 32 (5.25%) Big Data
4 23 (3.77%) Relational Database
5 20 (3.28%) Hadoop
5 20 (3.28%) MySQL
6 16 (2.62%) Apache Cassandra
6 16 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (2.46%) RDBMS
8 14 (2.30%) Amazon RDS
9 13 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
10 12 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (1.80%) MongoDB
11 11 (1.80%) SQL Server 2014
12 7 (1.15%) Amazon Redshift
12 7 (1.15%) HDInsight
12 7 (1.15%) Power BI
12 7 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (3.11%) Jenkins
2 16 (2.62%) Vagrant
3 8 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (0.66%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (0.49%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.16%) CircleCI
6 1 (0.16%) JIRA
6 1 (0.16%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 89 (14.59%) Finance
2 42 (6.89%) Retail
3 30 (4.92%) Telecoms
4 28 (4.59%) Manufacturing
5 26 (4.26%) Banking
5 26 (4.26%) Legal
6 24 (3.93%) Local Government
7 20 (3.28%) Marketing
8 13 (2.13%) Billing
9 7 (1.15%) Advertising
10 6 (0.98%) Games
11 4 (0.66%) Electronics
11 4 (0.66%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.49%) French Language
12 3 (0.49%) German Language
12 3 (0.49%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.16%) Back Office
13 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (13.61%) Web Services
2 63 (10.33%) Middleware
3 37 (6.07%) .NET
4 19 (3.11%) REST
5 18 (2.95%) RESTful
6 15 (2.46%) HTML
6 15 (2.46%) RabbitMQ
7 14 (2.30%) HTML5
7 14 (2.30%) Java EE
8 12 (1.97%) SOAP
9 11 (1.80%) .NET Framework
10 10 (1.64%) AngularJS
11 9 (1.48%) Apache Camel
11 9 (1.48%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (1.48%) LAMP
11 9 (1.48%) Spring
12 7 (1.15%) Kafka
12 7 (1.15%) OAuth2
12 7 (1.15%) OpenID
12 7 (1.15%) React
Miscellaneous
1 131 (21.48%) Data Centre
2 128 (20.98%) Hybrid Cloud
3 78 (12.79%) Public Cloud
4 42 (6.89%) Clustering
5 40 (6.56%) Private Cloud
6 30 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
6 30 (4.92%) Enterprise Storage
7 27 (4.43%) FlexPod
8 22 (3.61%) Management Information System
9 16 (2.62%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (2.46%) Video Conferencing
11 13 (2.13%) VCE vBlock
12 11 (1.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 11 (1.80%) Enterprise Cloud
12 11 (1.80%) N-Tier
13 10 (1.64%) Computer Science
13 10 (1.64%) Visualisation
14 9 (1.48%) Blackberry
15 8 (1.31%) Blog
16 7 (1.15%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 115 (18.85%) Windows
2 101 (16.56%) Linux
3 61 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 35 (5.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (3.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (3.61%) Unix
7 18 (2.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (1.48%) Android
8 9 (1.48%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.98%) CentOS
9 6 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.33%) Solaris
11 2 (0.33%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.16%) AIX
12 1 (0.16%) Debian
12 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (28.52%) Presales
2 126 (20.66%) DevOps
3 100 (16.39%) Migration
4 87 (14.26%) Agile Software Development
5 71 (11.64%) Load Balancing
6 69 (11.31%) SOA
7 63 (10.33%) TOGAF
8 61 (10.00%) ITIL
9 47 (7.70%) Use Case
10 46 (7.54%) Open Source
11 44 (7.21%) Scrum
12 42 (6.89%) Enterprise Architecture
13 35 (5.74%) Stakeholder Management
14 32 (5.25%) Business Development
15 31 (5.08%) Mentoring
15 31 (5.08%) Project Management
16 29 (4.75%) Analytics
16 29 (4.75%) Identity Management
17 28 (4.59%) UML
18 26 (4.26%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 68 (11.15%) PowerShell
2 63 (10.33%) Java
3 43 (7.05%) Python
4 40 (6.56%) SQL
5 31 (5.08%) Ruby
6 27 (4.43%) C#
7 21 (3.44%) Perl
8 15 (2.46%) JavaScript
9 13 (2.13%) C
10 9 (1.48%) C++
11 7 (1.15%) Scala
11 7 (1.15%) T-SQL
12 6 (0.98%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 6 (0.98%) Groovy
13 3 (0.49%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.33%) VBScript
15 1 (0.16%) AWK
15 1 (0.16%) PHP
15 1 (0.16%) R
15 1 (0.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 63 (10.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (8.69%) Degree
3 49 (8.03%) MCSE
4 40 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 24 (3.93%) VCDX
7 23 (3.77%) CCNA
8 22 (3.61%) EMC Certification
9 19 (3.11%) MCITP
9 19 (3.11%) Security Cleared
10 18 (2.95%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 13 (2.13%) CCIE
12 11 (1.80%) CCNP
12 11 (1.80%) MCSD
12 11 (1.80%) SC Cleared
13 10 (1.64%) DV Cleared
14 9 (1.48%) CISSP
14 9 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (1.31%) AWS Certification
15 8 (1.31%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.75%) PCI DSS
2 11 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.31%) COBIT
4 7 (1.15%) SLA
5 6 (0.98%) GCP
6 5 (0.82%) HIPAA
6 5 (0.82%) QA
7 2 (0.33%) ISO27002
7 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 163 (26.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 105 (17.21%) Active Directory
3 96 (15.74%) Hyper-V
4 67 (10.98%) vCloud
5 50 (8.20%) vSphere
6 47 (7.70%) Docker
7 18 (2.95%) Terminal Services
7 18 (2.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 15 (2.46%) XenApp
9 8 (1.31%) Xen
10 6 (0.98%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (0.66%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.49%) KVM
13 2 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
14 1 (0.16%) HDFS
14 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.16%) Varnish
14 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
14 1 (0.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 43 (7.05%) Puppet
2 41 (6.72%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (3.93%) Ansible
4 18 (2.95%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 16 (2.62%) Microsoft Clustering
6 15 (2.46%) AirWatch
6 15 (2.46%) vRealize
7 12 (1.97%) Kubernetes
8 8 (1.31%) CFEngine
9 6 (0.98%) Salt
9 6 (0.98%) SCCM
10 5 (0.82%) FortiGate
10 5 (0.82%) HAProxy
10 5 (0.82%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 5 (0.82%) QRadar
11 3 (0.49%) Mesos
12 2 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 1 (0.16%) Terraform
13 1 (0.16%) vMotion
Vendors
1 233 (38.20%) VMware
2 223 (36.56%) Microsoft
3 110 (18.03%) Cisco
4 65 (10.66%) Google
5 60 (9.84%) Oracle
6 51 (8.36%) Citrix
7 48 (7.87%) HP
8 41 (6.72%) IBM
9 40 (6.56%) EMC
10 26 (4.26%) NetApp
11 25 (4.10%) Red Hat
12 23 (3.77%) Nimsoft
12 23 (3.77%) Rackspace
13 18 (2.95%) Veritas
14 17 (2.79%) 3PAR
14 17 (2.79%) SAP
15 15 (2.46%) CheckPoint
15 15 (2.46%) Software AG
16 11 (1.80%) Juniper
17 10 (1.64%) Palo Alto
London
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum Salary plus variable plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Neg salary plus variable plus benefi
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Uncapped Commission Structure!
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25256 - £39688 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£90,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Martin & Conley
Salary: From £120,000 to £130,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £70000.00 - £95000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent progression opportunities
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + generous benefit
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 23 days ago
Nottingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The National Trust
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
East London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago