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 19 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Architect
Rank 843 799 865
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +66
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Architect 62 75 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.069% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.073% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 47 60 11
Average salary £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,400 £56,500 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £115,000 £78,000
UK excluding London average salary £73,750 £56,500 £74,000
% change year-on-year
+30.53% -23.64%

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
110459 102962 113755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.21% 95.17%
Number of salaries quoted 89415 85315 97320
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 £26,250 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 19 August 2014 within the UK.

Cloud Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Cloud Architect
Top 19 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 19 August 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 -16 54 £70,000 -6.66% 7
London -12 32 £65,000 -13.33% 5
City of London -5 12 £57,500 -30.30% 3
Hertfordshire - 12 £78,750 -
Watford - 12 £78,750 -
East of England - 12 £78,750 - 1
Glasgow - 8 £62,500 - 1
Scotland - 8 £62,500 - 1
South East -10 7 £85,000 +13.33%
Surrey -9 3 £100,000 +76.99%
Staines +13 2 £100,000 +76.99%
Middlesex - 2 £85,000 -
Berkshire -3 1 £72,500 -19.44%
North West -10 1 - -
Cheshire -16 1 - -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £72,500 -
Oxford - 1 £72,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £72,500 -

Cloud Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 54 (44.63%) VMware
2 51 (42.15%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (38.02%) PaaS
4 45 (37.19%) IaaS
5 40 (33.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 40 (33.06%) Linux
6 38 (31.40%) SaaS
7 34 (28.10%) Microsoft Azure
8 32 (26.45%) Microsoft
9 31 (25.62%) Web Services
9 31 (25.62%) Cloud Computing
10 26 (21.49%) Windows
11 25 (20.66%) Migration
12 24 (19.83%) EMC
13 22 (18.18%) Finance
14 21 (17.36%) Puppet
15 19 (15.70%) Java
16 18 (14.88%) Python
16 18 (14.88%) Opscode Chef
16 18 (14.88%) vCloud
17 17 (14.05%) SQL Server
18 15 (12.40%) SQL
18 15 (12.40%) HP
18 15 (12.40%) Google
19 14 (11.57%) Xen
19 14 (11.57%) Active Directory
19 14 (11.57%) Cisco
19 14 (11.57%) Oracle
19 14 (11.57%) Performance Tuning
20 13 (10.74%) IIS

Cloud Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 (10.74%) IIS
2 8 (6.61%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.61%) Apache
2 8 (6.61%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.96%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.96%) OpenStack
4 5 (4.13%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (3.31%) SAS
6 3 (2.48%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.83%) Lync
7 1 (0.83%) Apache Qpid
Applications
1 4 (3.31%) SPSS
1 4 (3.31%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 51 (42.15%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (38.02%) PaaS
3 45 (37.19%) IaaS
4 38 (31.40%) SaaS
5 34 (28.10%) Microsoft Azure
6 31 (25.62%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (9.09%) Heroku
8 9 (7.44%) Office 365
9 8 (6.61%) Google Compute Engine
9 8 (6.61%) OpenShift
10 6 (4.96%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (3.31%) Amazon S3
12 3 (2.48%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.83%) LucidChart
13 1 (0.83%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.83%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.74%) Firewall
2 12 (9.92%) Network Security
3 10 (8.26%) LDAP
3 10 (8.26%) VPN
4 9 (7.44%) HTTP
5 8 (6.61%) Wireless
5 8 (6.61%) OpenLDAP
6 7 (5.79%) WAN
7 3 (2.48%) NAS
8 2 (1.65%) SSL
8 2 (1.65%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.65%) SNMP
8 2 (1.65%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.65%) SMTP
8 2 (1.65%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.65%) SAN
8 2 (1.65%) LAN
8 2 (1.65%) IPsec
8 2 (1.65%) Internet
9 1 (0.83%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.05%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.92%) MySQL
3 11 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 8 (6.61%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (5.79%) Relational Database
5 7 (5.79%) RDBMS
6 5 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.31%) Data Mining
7 4 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.31%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (3.31%) QlikView
7 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (3.31%) Spotfire
7 4 (3.31%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 10 (8.26%) Jenkins
2 8 (6.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (3.31%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 22 (18.18%) Finance
2 10 (8.26%) Telecoms
2 10 (8.26%) Marketing
3 4 (3.31%) Publishing
4 3 (2.48%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.65%) Retail
6 1 (0.83%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (25.62%) Web Services
2 10 (8.26%) LAMP
3 9 (7.44%) RESTful
3 9 (7.44%) .NET
4 7 (5.79%) Java EE
4 7 (5.79%) SOAP
5 5 (4.13%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (3.31%) HTML
6 4 (3.31%) MDX
6 4 (3.31%) REST
6 4 (3.31%) Kafka
7 3 (2.48%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (1.65%) SAML
8 2 (1.65%) COM
9 1 (0.83%) Middleware
9 1 (0.83%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.92%) Open Source
2 9 (7.44%) Replication
3 5 (4.13%) Blog
4 4 (3.31%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.48%) Social Media
5 3 (2.48%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.65%) CMDB
6 2 (1.65%) Physics
7 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.83%) Economics
7 1 (0.83%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 40 (33.06%) Linux
2 26 (21.49%) Windows
3 6 (4.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.66%) Migration
2 14 (11.57%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (10.74%) TOGAF
3 13 (10.74%) Enterprise Architecture
3 13 (10.74%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (9.92%) ITIL
4 12 (9.92%) CRM
4 12 (9.92%) Load Balancing
5 10 (8.26%) Infrastructure Management
6 9 (7.44%) Use Case
6 9 (7.44%) DevOps
6 9 (7.44%) Knowledge Management
6 9 (7.44%) Business Continuity
7 8 (6.61%) Project Management
7 8 (6.61%) Zachman Framework
7 8 (6.61%) Business Development
8 7 (5.79%) Service Management
9 6 (4.96%) Data Modelling
9 6 (4.96%) SOA
9 6 (4.96%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.70%) Java
2 18 (14.88%) Python
3 15 (12.40%) SQL
4 11 (9.09%) C#
5 9 (7.44%) C++
6 4 (3.31%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.31%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.31%) Ruby
7 3 (2.48%) Perl
8 2 (1.65%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.83%) PowerHouse
9 1 (0.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (8.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (8.26%) MCITP
1 10 (8.26%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (4.96%) Degree
4 1 (0.83%) VCDX
4 1 (0.83%) NCDA
4 1 (0.83%) NCIE
4 1 (0.83%) VCAP
4 1 (0.83%) VTSP
4 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.83%) RHCE
4 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.83%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (33.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (14.88%) vCloud
3 14 (11.57%) Xen
3 14 (11.57%) Active Directory
4 10 (8.26%) vSphere
5 8 (6.61%) Docker
6 3 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.48%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.65%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.65%) KVM
7 2 (1.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (17.36%) Puppet
2 18 (14.88%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (5.79%) CFEngine
4 5 (4.13%) Tivoli
5 4 (3.31%) Nagios
6 1 (0.83%) Salt
6 1 (0.83%) Ansible
6 1 (0.83%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 54 (44.63%) VMware
2 32 (26.45%) Microsoft
3 24 (19.83%) EMC
4 15 (12.40%) HP
4 15 (12.40%) Google
5 14 (11.57%) Cisco
5 14 (11.57%) Oracle
6 11 (9.09%) BMC
7 10 (8.26%) NetApp
8 8 (6.61%) Sybase
8 8 (6.61%) IBM
9 7 (5.79%) Rackspace
10 6 (4.96%) Citrix
10 6 (4.96%) 3PAR
11 5 (4.13%) CA
12 4 (3.31%) Informatica
12 4 (3.31%) Talend
12 4 (3.31%) Splunk
12 4 (3.31%) Tableau
13 3 (2.48%) Salesforce.com
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