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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Architect
Rank 790 879 798
Rank change year-on-year
+89 -81
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Architect 108 48 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.041% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.043% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 72 37 69
Average salary £68,750 £69,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.36% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £55,900 £56,500
10% offered a salary of more than £84,750 £90,000 £115,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £72,500 £56,500
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +28.31%

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
103108 110561 102421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.50% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85312 90184 84719
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 £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 3 August 2015 within the UK.

Cloud Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Cloud Architect
Top 28 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 3 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 +82 101 £70,000 +1.44% 6
London +37 40 £80,000 +23.07% 1
South East +41 38 £62,500 -21.87% 4
East of England +26 17 £72,500 +26.08%
Hertfordshire +5 15 £70,000 +21.73%
Watford +3 15 £70,000 +21.73%
Hampshire - 14 £60,000 -
Farnborough - 14 £60,000 -
Kent - 12 £62,500 - 2
City of London +34 7 £75,000 +30.43%
Berkshire +16 6 £65,000 -10.34%
Tunbridge Wells - 5 £62,500 -
Surrey +15 3 £80,000 -20.00%
West Midlands - 3 £60,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Birmingham - 3 £60,000 -
Luton - 2 £78,500 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £78,500 -
Tonbridge - 2 £65,000 -
Newbury +7 1 £65,000 -10.34%
Staines -22 1 £57,500 -42.50%
Leeds - 1 £67,500 -
Maidstone - 1 £60,000 -
Manchester - 1 £87,500 -
West Malling - 1 £55,000 - 1
North West - 1 £87,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £67,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £67,500 -

Cloud Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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 80 (49.08%) VMware
2 72 (44.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 66 (40.49%) IaaS
4 64 (39.26%) Amazon AWS
5 63 (38.65%) Microsoft
6 57 (34.97%) Linux
6 57 (34.97%) PaaS
7 53 (32.52%) Windows
8 49 (30.06%) Data Centre
9 48 (29.45%) VMware Infrastructure
10 40 (24.54%) SaaS
11 36 (22.09%) Opscode Chef
12 35 (21.47%) Web Services
13 34 (20.86%) Private Cloud
14 33 (20.25%) Migration
15 31 (19.02%) Cloud Computing
16 30 (18.40%) Puppet
16 30 (18.40%) DevOps
17 29 (17.79%) Active Directory
17 29 (17.79%) IIS
18 28 (17.18%) vCloud
19 27 (16.56%) SQL
20 23 (14.11%) .NET
20 23 (14.11%) Finance
20 23 (14.11%) OpenStack
20 23 (14.11%) Public Cloud
21 22 (13.50%) Hybrid Cloud
21 22 (13.50%) Hyper-V
21 22 (13.50%) Firewall
22 21 (12.88%) ITIL

Cloud Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (17.79%) IIS
2 23 (14.11%) OpenStack
3 11 (6.75%) SharePoint
4 10 (6.13%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.68%) Apache
6 5 (3.07%) Lync
7 3 (1.84%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.23%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.61%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (12.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Summit
1 2 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 72 (44.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 66 (40.49%) IaaS
3 64 (39.26%) Amazon AWS
4 57 (34.97%) PaaS
5 40 (24.54%) SaaS
6 31 (19.02%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (9.82%) Office 365
8 8 (4.91%) Google Apps
8 8 (4.91%) Terremark
9 2 (1.23%) SoftLayer
9 2 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.23%) GitHub
9 2 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.50%) Firewall
2 13 (7.98%) SAN
3 12 (7.36%) VPN
4 11 (6.75%) Network Security
4 11 (6.75%) NAS
5 9 (5.52%) HTTP
6 8 (4.91%) DNS
6 8 (4.91%) SSL
7 7 (4.29%) LDAP
8 6 (3.68%) OpenLDAP
9 5 (3.07%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (3.07%) iSCSI
9 5 (3.07%) MPLS
10 4 (2.45%) LAN
10 4 (2.45%) WAN
11 3 (1.84%) FWSM
11 3 (1.84%) OpenFlow
11 3 (1.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (1.84%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 3 (1.84%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.82%) MySQL
2 15 (9.20%) SQL Server
3 11 (6.75%) NoSQL
4 8 (4.91%) HBase
4 8 (4.91%) MongoDB
4 8 (4.91%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (4.29%) Redis
5 7 (4.29%) Big Data
6 3 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.23%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 13 (7.98%) Subversion
1 13 (7.98%) Git (software)
2 12 (7.36%) Hudson
3 9 (5.52%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.61%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.61%) HP UFT
General
1 23 (14.11%) Finance
2 11 (6.75%) Marketing
3 6 (3.68%) Back Office
4 4 (2.45%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.84%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.23%) Electronics
6 2 (1.23%) Mandarin Language
6 2 (1.23%) Banking
6 2 (1.23%) Retail
7 1 (0.61%) Ukrainian Language
7 1 (0.61%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (21.47%) Web Services
2 23 (14.11%) .NET
3 13 (7.98%) ASP.NET
3 13 (7.98%) MSMQ
3 13 (7.98%) SignalR
3 13 (7.98%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (4.91%) LAMP
4 8 (4.91%) RESTful
5 7 (4.29%) WebSockets
6 4 (2.45%) HTML
7 3 (1.84%) COM
7 3 (1.84%) Middleware
8 2 (1.23%) J2EE
8 2 (1.23%) JDBC
8 2 (1.23%) XML
8 2 (1.23%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.23%) LINQ
9 1 (0.61%) WAP
9 1 (0.61%) HTML5
9 1 (0.61%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 49 (30.06%) Data Centre
2 34 (20.86%) Private Cloud
3 23 (14.11%) Public Cloud
4 22 (13.50%) Hybrid Cloud
5 13 (7.98%) Replication
6 12 (7.36%) Clustering
7 9 (5.52%) Enterprise Cloud
8 8 (4.91%) Computer Science
8 8 (4.91%) CMDB
9 6 (3.68%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (3.07%) HP Storage
11 3 (1.84%) Thin Client
11 3 (1.84%) Blog
11 3 (1.84%) Fat Client
12 2 (1.23%) DTV
12 2 (1.23%) Statistics
12 2 (1.23%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.61%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 57 (34.97%) Linux
2 53 (32.52%) Windows
3 12 (7.36%) CentOS
4 8 (4.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (4.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (3.68%) Windows 2000
6 4 (2.45%) UNIX
7 3 (1.84%) SUSE
8 2 (1.23%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.23%) VMS
8 2 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.61%) AIX
9 1 (0.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (20.25%) Migration
2 30 (18.40%) DevOps
3 21 (12.88%) Technical Architecture
3 21 (12.88%) ITIL
4 20 (12.27%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (11.04%) Open Source
6 17 (10.43%) Enterprise Architecture
7 15 (9.20%) TOGAF
8 14 (8.59%) SOA
9 12 (7.36%) Infrastructure Management
10 11 (6.75%) Scrum
11 10 (6.13%) CRM
12 9 (5.52%) Zachman Framework
12 9 (5.52%) Use Case
12 9 (5.52%) Converged Infrastructure
13 8 (4.91%) Technical Analysis
13 8 (4.91%) Time Management
13 8 (4.91%) Product Management
13 8 (4.91%) Project Management
13 8 (4.91%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 27 (16.56%) SQL
2 17 (10.43%) PowerShell
3 14 (8.59%) C#
4 12 (7.36%) Java
5 6 (3.68%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.45%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.84%) Python
7 3 (1.84%) Ruby
8 2 (1.23%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.23%) Perl
8 2 (1.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (12.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 13 (7.98%) Security Cleared
3 11 (6.75%) VCP5
4 9 (5.52%) CCNP
4 9 (5.52%) CCNA
4 9 (5.52%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (4.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (4.91%) MCSE
5 8 (4.91%) Check Point Certification
5 8 (4.91%) HP ASE
6 6 (3.68%) MCP
6 6 (3.68%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.23%) VCDX
7 2 (1.23%) VCAP
8 1 (0.61%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.61%) Degree
8 1 (0.61%) CCIE
8 1 (0.61%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.84%) QA
2 3 (1.84%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 48 (29.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (17.79%) Active Directory
3 28 (17.18%) vCloud
4 22 (13.50%) Hyper-V
5 12 (7.36%) vSphere
6 11 (6.75%) VMware ESX
6 11 (6.75%) Docker
7 2 (1.23%) XenApp
7 2 (1.23%) XenServer
7 2 (1.23%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.61%) NFS
8 1 (0.61%) Ceph
8 1 (0.61%) KVM
Systems Management
1 36 (22.09%) Opscode Chef
2 30 (18.40%) Puppet
3 13 (7.98%) HAProxy
4 6 (3.68%) SCCM
5 5 (3.07%) BMC PATROL
5 5 (3.07%) vMotion
6 4 (2.45%) SCOM
7 1 (0.61%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.61%) Ansible
7 1 (0.61%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 80 (49.08%) VMware
2 63 (38.65%) Microsoft
3 19 (11.66%) Cisco
4 14 (8.59%) IBM
4 14 (8.59%) HP
5 11 (6.75%) Oracle
5 11 (6.75%) Google
5 11 (6.75%) CheckPoint
5 11 (6.75%) F5
6 10 (6.13%) EMC
7 9 (5.52%) 3PAR
7 9 (5.52%) Rackspace
8 8 (4.91%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (4.29%) Citrix
10 6 (3.68%) BMC
11 3 (1.84%) TippingPoint
11 3 (1.84%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.84%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.84%) ArcSight
12 2 (1.23%) NetIQ
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