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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cloud Architect
Rank 602 708 824
Rank change year-on-year
+106 +116
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Architect 325 274 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.25% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.26% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 249 217 120
Median salary £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £87,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £68,750 £65,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year
+5.76% -10.34%

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
94162 105563 113042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.20% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79243 87474 91242
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +86 306 £75,000 +7.14% 35
London +134 182 £80,000 +1.58% 20
South East +10 61 £72,500 +11.53% 5
Berkshire +28 29 £75,000 -13.04% 1
City of London +67 20 £80,000 - 3
Yorkshire +35 19 £65,000 +10.63% 2
West Yorkshire +33 19 £65,000 - 2
West Midlands +3 19 £63,250 +7.20% 5
Scotland +32 18 £60,000 -14.28% 1
Leeds +41 16 £65,000 - 2
Birmingham +2 16 £62,500 - 2
Surrey +21 11 £100,000 +48.14% 1
East of England +17 11 £57,500 -19.29%
Glasgow - 11 £50,000 - 1
North West +20 10 £67,500 - 1
Reading - 10 £80,000 - 1
Slough +26 9 £75,000 +7.14%
South West +1 8 £50,000 -23.07%
Liverpool - 8 £67,500 -
Merseyside - 8 £67,500 -
Somerset -8 7 - -
Street - 7 - -
West Sussex +8 6 £85,000 +17.24%
Brighton - 6 £70,000 -
East Sussex - 6 £70,000 -
Bedfordshire +22 5 £55,000 -29.93%
Egham +21 5 £100,000 -
Crawley -2 5 £85,000 +17.24%
Luton +12 4 £55,000 -29.93%
Hertfordshire +2 4 £62,500 -10.71%

Cloud Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 344 (56.67%) Amazon AWS
2 313 (51.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 191 (31.47%) VMware
4 177 (29.16%) Microsoft
5 147 (24.22%) Data Centre
6 144 (23.72%) Presales
7 134 (22.08%) VMware Infrastructure
8 130 (21.42%) PaaS
9 127 (20.92%) DevOps
10 120 (19.77%) IaaS
11 110 (18.12%) Windows
12 107 (17.63%) SaaS
13 102 (16.80%) Hybrid Cloud
14 101 (16.64%) Finance
15 96 (15.82%) Agile Software Development
15 96 (15.82%) Web Services
16 94 (15.49%) Migration
17 93 (15.32%) Java
18 85 (14.00%) Linux
18 85 (14.00%) Public Cloud
19 82 (13.51%) SOA
20 81 (13.34%) Google
21 79 (13.01%) Cisco
21 79 (13.01%) Active Directory
22 73 (12.03%) Google Cloud Platform
23 72 (11.86%) Puppet
24 69 (11.37%) Opscode Chef
25 68 (11.20%) Oracle
26 64 (10.54%) Cloud Computing
26 64 (10.54%) Hyper-V

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 32 (5.27%) OpenStack
2 23 (3.79%) IIS
3 20 (3.29%) Cloud Foundry
4 18 (2.97%) Skype for Business
5 16 (2.64%) SharePoint
6 14 (2.31%) Apache Spark
6 14 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
7 12 (1.98%) Apache Qpid
7 12 (1.98%) Tomcat
8 11 (1.81%) Apache
9 10 (1.65%) JBoss
10 8 (1.32%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.82%) NetWeaver
11 5 (0.82%) NServiceBus
11 5 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.82%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.66%) CMS
13 2 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.33%) Smallworld
13 2 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 55 (9.06%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.31%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.15%) MS Office
4 6 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (2.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.16%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 344 (56.67%) Amazon AWS
2 313 (51.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 130 (21.42%) PaaS
4 120 (19.77%) IaaS
5 107 (17.63%) SaaS
6 73 (12.03%) Google Cloud Platform
7 64 (10.54%) Cloud Computing
8 42 (6.92%) Office 365
9 24 (3.95%) IBM Cloud
10 23 (3.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 22 (3.62%) Amazon EC2
12 20 (3.29%) Heroku
13 18 (2.97%) Amazon S3
13 18 (2.97%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 16 (2.64%) SoftLayer
15 15 (2.47%) GitHub
15 15 (2.47%) Google Compute Engine
16 14 (2.31%) AWS CloudFormation
17 12 (1.98%) Google App Engine
18 10 (1.65%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 48 (7.91%) DNS
2 38 (6.26%) Firewall
3 37 (6.10%) SAN
4 27 (4.45%) DHCP
5 25 (4.12%) Internet
6 24 (3.95%) WAN
7 20 (3.29%) VPN
8 17 (2.80%) AMQP
9 15 (2.47%) HTTP
9 15 (2.47%) LAN
10 13 (2.14%) NAS
10 13 (2.14%) TCP/IP
11 12 (1.98%) MPLS
11 12 (1.98%) Software-Defined Networking
12 11 (1.81%) Network Security
12 11 (1.81%) Skype
13 8 (1.32%) iSCSI
14 7 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (0.99%) PPP
16 5 (0.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (9.39%) SQL Server
2 49 (8.07%) NoSQL
3 24 (3.95%) Big Data
3 24 (3.95%) MySQL
4 23 (3.79%) Hadoop
5 21 (3.46%) Relational Database
6 19 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
7 18 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
8 17 (2.80%) MongoDB
9 16 (2.64%) Apache Cassandra
10 13 (2.14%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.99%) Amazon Redshift
12 5 (0.82%) DB2
13 4 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (0.66%) Azure SQL Database
14 3 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.49%) Pentaho
14 3 (0.49%) Power BI
14 3 (0.49%) QlikView
14 3 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 28 (4.61%) Jenkins
2 16 (2.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 10 (1.65%) Vagrant
4 8 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (0.99%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (0.66%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.49%) Travis CI
8 2 (0.33%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.16%) ANTLR
9 1 (0.16%) Codeship
9 1 (0.16%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.16%) JIRA
9 1 (0.16%) Subversion
General
1 101 (16.64%) Finance
2 44 (7.25%) Telecoms
3 36 (5.93%) Banking
4 30 (4.94%) Marketing
5 28 (4.61%) Retail
6 24 (3.95%) Manufacturing
7 19 (3.13%) Billing
7 19 (3.13%) Local Government
8 17 (2.80%) Legal
9 11 (1.81%) Games
10 8 (1.32%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.99%) Advertising
12 5 (0.82%) Law
13 4 (0.66%) Electronics
14 1 (0.16%) Automotive
14 1 (0.16%) Back Office
14 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.16%) French Language
14 1 (0.16%) German Language
14 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (15.82%) Web Services
2 61 (10.05%) Middleware
3 48 (7.91%) .NET
4 41 (6.75%) REST
5 29 (4.78%) RESTful
6 22 (3.62%) SOAP
7 18 (2.97%) Java EE
8 17 (2.80%) HTML
9 16 (2.64%) AngularJS
9 16 (2.64%) LAMP
9 16 (2.64%) RabbitMQ
10 14 (2.31%) HTML5
11 13 (2.14%) OAuth
12 12 (1.98%) React
13 11 (1.81%) Apache Camel
13 11 (1.81%) J2EE
13 11 (1.81%) XML
14 9 (1.48%) ActiveMQ
14 9 (1.48%) COM
14 9 (1.48%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 147 (24.22%) Data Centre
2 102 (16.80%) Hybrid Cloud
3 85 (14.00%) Public Cloud
4 43 (7.08%) Enterprise Software
5 36 (5.93%) Management Information System
5 36 (5.93%) Private Cloud
6 29 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (3.46%) Clustering
8 16 (2.64%) Computer Science
9 14 (2.31%) Enterprise Cloud
9 14 (2.31%) Enterprise Storage
9 14 (2.31%) FlexPod
10 12 (1.98%) Blog
11 9 (1.48%) Blackberry
11 9 (1.48%) N-Tier
11 9 (1.48%) Video Conferencing
12 7 (1.15%) VCE vBlock
13 6 (0.99%) iPad
13 6 (0.99%) Visualisation
14 5 (0.82%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 110 (18.12%) Windows
2 85 (14.00%) Linux
3 49 (8.07%) Windows Server
4 26 (4.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (2.80%) Unix
5 17 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (1.48%) Android
7 9 (1.48%) Apple iOS
7 9 (1.48%) Windows 10
7 9 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.15%) AIX
8 7 (1.15%) Solaris
9 6 (0.99%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.66%) CentOS
11 1 (0.16%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.16%) Debian
11 1 (0.16%) Mesosphere
11 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (23.72%) Presales
2 127 (20.92%) DevOps
3 96 (15.82%) Agile Software Development
4 94 (15.49%) Migration
5 82 (13.51%) SOA
6 63 (10.38%) Enterprise Architecture
7 61 (10.05%) TOGAF
8 56 (9.23%) ITIL
9 50 (8.24%) Mentoring
10 48 (7.91%) High Availability
11 46 (7.58%) Use Case
12 44 (7.25%) Open Source
13 43 (7.08%) Stakeholder Management
14 41 (6.75%) CRM
14 41 (6.75%) Load Balancing
15 40 (6.59%) Business Development
16 39 (6.43%) Continuous Integration
17 35 (5.77%) Customer Engagement
18 34 (5.60%) Continuous Delivery
19 33 (5.44%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 93 (15.32%) Java
2 48 (7.91%) PowerShell
3 44 (7.25%) Python
4 38 (6.26%) C#
5 30 (4.94%) Perl
6 23 (3.79%) SQL
7 19 (3.13%) Ruby
8 18 (2.97%) C++
9 15 (2.47%) JavaScript
10 14 (2.31%) Scala
11 9 (1.48%) PHP
12 8 (1.32%) VBScript
13 6 (0.99%) C
13 6 (0.99%) Groovy
13 6 (0.99%) VB
14 4 (0.66%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.49%) Go
15 3 (0.49%) R
16 1 (0.16%) ES6
16 1 (0.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (9.56%) Degree
2 50 (8.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (5.44%) MCSE
4 29 (4.78%) Security Cleared
5 28 (4.61%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (3.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 20 (3.29%) EMC Certification
8 17 (2.80%) SC Cleared
9 16 (2.64%) CCNA
10 13 (2.14%) MCITP
11 11 (1.81%) AWS Certification
11 11 (1.81%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 11 (1.81%) VCDX
12 10 (1.65%) DV Cleared
12 10 (1.65%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (1.48%) MCSD
14 8 (1.32%) CISSP
15 6 (0.99%) CISA
15 6 (0.99%) VCAP
16 5 (0.82%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.31%) PCI DSS
2 10 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.48%) QA
4 7 (1.15%) COBIT
5 5 (0.82%) SLA
6 2 (0.33%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.33%) ISO22301
6 2 (0.33%) ISO27002
System Software
1 134 (22.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 79 (13.01%) Active Directory
3 64 (10.54%) Hyper-V
4 63 (10.38%) Docker
5 48 (7.91%) vCloud
6 34 (5.60%) vSphere
7 10 (1.65%) Terminal Services
7 10 (1.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 10 (1.65%) Xen
7 10 (1.65%) XenApp
8 5 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.66%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.49%) HDFS
10 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.33%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.16%) Firmware
12 1 (0.16%) KVM
12 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 72 (11.86%) Puppet
2 69 (11.37%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (5.77%) Ansible
4 15 (2.47%) rkt
5 12 (1.98%) CFEngine
5 12 (1.98%) Kubernetes
6 11 (1.81%) SCCM
7 10 (1.65%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 9 (1.48%) AirWatch
9 8 (1.32%) Microsoft Clustering
10 6 (0.99%) vRealize
11 4 (0.66%) NetBackup
12 3 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
12 3 (0.49%) Mesos
12 3 (0.49%) Tivoli
12 3 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 2 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 2 (0.33%) Packer
13 2 (0.33%) Salt
13 2 (0.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 191 (31.47%) VMware
2 177 (29.16%) Microsoft
3 81 (13.34%) Google
4 79 (13.01%) Cisco
5 68 (11.20%) Oracle
6 37 (6.10%) Citrix
6 37 (6.10%) EMC
6 37 (6.10%) HP
7 28 (4.61%) IBM
8 27 (4.45%) Salesforce.com
9 22 (3.62%) Rackspace
10 18 (2.97%) SAP
11 17 (2.80%) Red Hat
12 16 (2.64%) NetApp
13 15 (2.47%) ServiceNow
14 12 (1.98%) Sybase
15 11 (1.81%) CheckPoint
15 11 (1.81%) Cognizant
15 11 (1.81%) Nimsoft
15 11 (1.81%) Veritas
London
IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000.0000 - £65000.0000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 basic + competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 basic + competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Peopleworks
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + excellent bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £79000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Dundee, Edinburgh
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 + Full Benefits Package + Personal Development
Posted: 16 days ago
Glasgow, Dundee, Edinburgh
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 + Full Benefits Package + Personal Development
Posted: 16 days ago
Glasgow, Dundee, Edinburgh
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 + Full Benefits Package + Personal Development
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £100000 - £101000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70k - £80k basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
England
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus, pension, extras
Posted: 24 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: 60000-70000 Per Annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Wipro
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £95k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
England
Capita plc
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £58000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago