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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Architect
Rank 781 865 810
Rank change year-on-year
+84 -55
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Architect 109 54 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.100% 0.046% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.049% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 78 41 77
Average salary £65,000 £72,500 £68,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.34% +5.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £56,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £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
103340 111175 103885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.51% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 85358 91120 86565
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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +81 103 £68,750 -5.17% 24
London +58 46 £75,000 +15.38% 11
South East +38 32 £62,500 -16.66% 9
East of England +16 17 £72,500 +26.08% 1
Watford +14 15 £70,000 +21.73% 1
Hertfordshire +10 15 £70,000 +21.73% 1
Kent +16 13 £65,000 +13.04% 1
Hampshire +10 11 £60,000 -7.69% 2
City of London +46 10 £75,000 +30.43% 3
Farnborough -22 9 £60,000 -11.11%
Tunbridge Wells - 6 £62,500 - 1
Surrey +12 4 £60,000 -20.00% 1
Berkshire -1 4 £65,000 -11.86% 2
Birmingham - 4 £60,000 -
West Midlands - 4 £60,000 -
Luton - 2 £78,500 -
Tonbridge - 2 £65,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 £78,500 -
Newbury +10 1 £65,000 -10.34%
Staines -21 1 £57,500 -42.50% 1
Manchester - 1 £87,500 - 1
Leeds - 1 £67,500 -
Derbyshire - 1 £61,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £67,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £67,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £61,500 - 1
North West - 1 £87,500 - 1

Cloud Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 82 (50.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 73 (45.06%) Microsoft
3 70 (43.21%) Amazon AWS
4 69 (42.59%) VMware
5 62 (38.27%) Linux
6 58 (35.80%) IaaS
7 53 (32.72%) Windows
8 50 (30.86%) Data Centre
9 49 (30.25%) PaaS
10 44 (27.16%) VMware Infrastructure
10 44 (27.16%) Opscode Chef
11 41 (25.31%) Web Services
12 38 (23.46%) Puppet
13 37 (22.84%) SaaS
14 35 (21.60%) Migration
14 35 (21.60%) DevOps
15 34 (20.99%) Private Cloud
16 33 (20.37%) Active Directory
16 33 (20.37%) Cloud Computing
17 29 (17.90%) IIS
18 28 (17.28%) .NET
19 27 (16.67%) OpenStack
19 27 (16.67%) Public Cloud
20 26 (16.05%) SQL
21 24 (14.81%) vCloud
21 24 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
22 23 (14.20%) Technical Architecture
22 23 (14.20%) MS Excel
22 23 (14.20%) Firewall
23 21 (12.96%) Enterprise Architecture

Cloud Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (17.90%) IIS
2 27 (16.67%) OpenStack
3 11 (6.79%) SharePoint
4 9 (5.56%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.70%) Apache
6 5 (3.09%) Lync
7 3 (1.85%) Apache Pig
7 3 (1.85%) Node.js
7 3 (1.85%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.62%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.62%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 23 (14.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.23%) MS Office
3 1 (0.62%) MS Project
3 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Summit
1 2 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 82 (50.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 70 (43.21%) Amazon AWS
3 58 (35.80%) IaaS
4 49 (30.25%) PaaS
5 37 (22.84%) SaaS
6 33 (20.37%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (9.88%) Office 365
8 12 (7.41%) Google Apps
8 12 (7.41%) Terremark
9 4 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (1.23%) GitHub
10 2 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.62%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 23 (14.20%) Firewall
2 12 (7.41%) VPN
3 11 (6.79%) Network Security
4 10 (6.17%) NAS
4 10 (6.17%) SAN
5 7 (4.32%) LDAP
6 6 (3.70%) DNS
6 6 (3.70%) HTTP
6 6 (3.70%) OpenLDAP
7 5 (3.09%) SSL
7 5 (3.09%) LAN
7 5 (3.09%) MPLS
8 4 (2.47%) WAN
8 4 (2.47%) iSCSI
8 4 (2.47%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (1.85%) FWSM
9 3 (1.85%) OpenFlow
9 3 (1.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (1.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.64%) MySQL
2 13 (8.02%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.94%) MongoDB
3 8 (4.94%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.32%) Redis
5 6 (3.70%) Big Data
5 6 (3.70%) HBase
5 6 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.23%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 13 (8.02%) Subversion
1 13 (8.02%) Git (software)
2 12 (7.41%) Hudson
3 9 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.62%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.62%) HP UFT
General
1 18 (11.11%) Finance
2 11 (6.79%) Marketing
3 6 (3.70%) Back Office
4 5 (3.09%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.85%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.23%) Retail
6 2 (1.23%) Electronics
7 1 (0.62%) Advertising
7 1 (0.62%) Banking
7 1 (0.62%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.62%) Ukrainian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (25.31%) Web Services
2 28 (17.28%) .NET
3 13 (8.02%) ASP.NET
3 13 (8.02%) MSMQ
3 13 (8.02%) SignalR
3 13 (8.02%) ASP.NET Web API
4 12 (7.41%) RESTful
4 12 (7.41%) LAMP
5 5 (3.09%) WebSockets
6 4 (2.47%) HTML
6 4 (2.47%) COM
7 3 (1.85%) Middleware
7 3 (1.85%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (1.23%) LINQ
9 1 (0.62%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.62%) WAP
9 1 (0.62%) CSS
9 1 (0.62%) JDBC
9 1 (0.62%) J2EE
9 1 (0.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 50 (30.86%) Data Centre
2 34 (20.99%) Private Cloud
3 27 (16.67%) Public Cloud
4 19 (11.73%) Hybrid Cloud
5 14 (8.64%) Enterprise Cloud
6 12 (7.41%) Computer Science
6 12 (7.41%) CMDB
6 12 (7.41%) Replication
7 11 (6.79%) Clustering
8 5 (3.09%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.47%) Blog
10 3 (1.85%) HP Storage
11 2 (1.23%) DTV
11 2 (1.23%) Statistics
11 2 (1.23%) Data Conversion
11 2 (1.23%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.62%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 62 (38.27%) Linux
2 53 (32.72%) Windows
3 14 (8.64%) CentOS
4 7 (4.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (3.70%) Windows 2000
6 4 (2.47%) UNIX
7 3 (1.85%) SUSE
8 1 (0.62%) Debian
8 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.62%) AIX
8 1 (0.62%) Solaris
8 1 (0.62%) VMS
8 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (21.60%) Migration
1 35 (21.60%) DevOps
2 24 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (14.20%) Technical Architecture
4 21 (12.96%) Enterprise Architecture
5 20 (12.35%) ITIL
6 18 (11.11%) SOA
7 16 (9.88%) Open Source
8 14 (8.64%) Scrum
9 13 (8.02%) Use Case
10 12 (7.41%) Technical Analysis
10 12 (7.41%) Project Management
10 12 (7.41%) UML
10 12 (7.41%) Data Modelling
11 11 (6.79%) TOGAF
12 10 (6.17%) CRM
12 10 (6.17%) Configuration Management
12 10 (6.17%) Time Management
12 10 (6.17%) Infrastructure Management
13 8 (4.94%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 26 (16.05%) SQL
2 21 (12.96%) PowerShell
3 18 (11.11%) Java
4 16 (9.88%) C#
5 9 (5.56%) Ruby
6 8 (4.94%) Bash Shell
7 6 (3.70%) Python
7 6 (3.70%) JavaScript
7 6 (3.70%) Perl
8 5 (3.09%) PHP
9 3 (1.85%) C++
10 2 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 12 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.56%) VCP5
4 8 (4.94%) MCSE
4 8 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (3.70%) MCP
5 6 (3.70%) CCNP
5 6 (3.70%) CCNA
5 6 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.70%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.09%) Check Point Certification
6 5 (3.09%) HP ASE
7 4 (2.47%) Degree
8 2 (1.23%) VCDX
8 2 (1.23%) VCAP
9 1 (0.62%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.62%) RHCE
9 1 (0.62%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.85%) QA
2 3 (1.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (27.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (20.37%) Active Directory
3 24 (14.81%) vCloud
4 21 (12.96%) Hyper-V
5 11 (6.79%) Docker
5 11 (6.79%) vSphere
6 10 (6.17%) VMware ESX
7 4 (2.47%) XenServer
8 3 (1.85%) KVM
9 2 (1.23%) XenApp
10 1 (0.62%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.62%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 44 (27.16%) Opscode Chef
2 38 (23.46%) Puppet
3 13 (8.02%) HAProxy
4 6 (3.70%) SCCM
5 4 (2.47%) SCOM
5 4 (2.47%) BMC PATROL
5 4 (2.47%) vMotion
6 3 (1.85%) Ansible
7 1 (0.62%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.62%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.62%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.62%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 73 (45.06%) Microsoft
2 69 (42.59%) VMware
3 17 (10.49%) Google
4 13 (8.02%) Cisco
4 13 (8.02%) IBM
5 12 (7.41%) HP
5 12 (7.41%) Rackspace
6 10 (6.17%) Oracle
7 8 (4.94%) CheckPoint
7 8 (4.94%) F5
8 7 (4.32%) Citrix
9 6 (3.70%) BMC
9 6 (3.70%) EMC
9 6 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (3.70%) 3PAR
10 4 (2.47%) SAP
11 3 (1.85%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.85%) TippingPoint
11 3 (1.85%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.85%) ArcSight
Hayes, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £90,000 to £120,000 per annum EXcellent salary + variable + excel
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum Excellent salary variable and benef
Posted: 11 hours ago
South East London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up To 100k OTE £125k plus Health, Life, Pension, Car Allowance, Shares
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Attractive to suit exp
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £50k - 65k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £100,000 to £110,000 per annum Benefits on top & Bonus on top
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Salary DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + 15% Bonus, Home Working, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £95k plus Car Allowance, Quarterly SIP Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £100k plus Car Allowance, Quarterly SIP Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
PS Computer
Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 per year + BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Training, Microsoft Certs
Posted: 8 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £60000 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + benefits +bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Intuition IT Solutions
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Watford
Arrows Group
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + benefits + WFH
Posted: 20 days ago