The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Architect
Rank 853 826 842
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Architect 66 48 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.043% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.046% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 51 42 36
Average salary £65,000 £70,000 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £90,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £70,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +27.27%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114444 105272 119153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.52% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92735 87604 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 17 April 2014 within the UK.

Cloud Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Cloud Architect
Top 12 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -8 61 £65,000 -13.33% 9
South East +10 28 £65,000 +13.04% 3
London -50 22 £75,000 - 5
Hampshire - 15 £65,000 - 1
Farnborough - 13 £65,000 -
Surrey +11 9 £55,000 -2.65%
North West - 7 £50,000 - 1
Manchester - 7 £50,000 -
Berkshire +2 4 - - 2
Reading -5 4 - - 1
City of London -18 4 £77,500 -8.82% 1
Woking - 3 £60,000 -

Cloud Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 49 (50.52%) VMware
2 36 (37.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (30.93%) Cloud Computing
4 29 (29.90%) SaaS
4 29 (29.90%) Microsoft
5 27 (27.84%) IaaS
6 26 (26.80%) PaaS
6 26 (26.80%) Linux
7 25 (25.77%) EMC
8 24 (24.74%) Windows
9 19 (19.59%) Security Cleared
10 18 (18.56%) Microsoft Azure
11 15 (15.46%) Amazon AWS
12 14 (14.43%) Active Directory
13 12 (12.37%) Cisco
13 12 (12.37%) Web Services
13 12 (12.37%) Python
13 12 (12.37%) Project Management
13 12 (12.37%) vSphere
14 11 (11.34%) OpenStack
14 11 (11.34%) HP
15 10 (10.31%) LDAP
15 10 (10.31%) UNIX
15 10 (10.31%) Java
15 10 (10.31%) Disaster Recovery
15 10 (10.31%) vCloud
15 10 (10.31%) Use Case
16 9 (9.28%) Firewall
16 9 (9.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 9 (9.28%) Citrix

Cloud Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (11.34%) OpenStack
2 7 (7.22%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.15%) Lync
4 4 (4.12%) IIS
4 4 (4.12%) Apache
4 4 (4.12%) CloudStack
4 4 (4.12%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (3.09%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.09%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.09%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (3.09%) SAS
6 2 (2.06%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
7 1 (1.03%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (6.19%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.09%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 30 (30.93%) Cloud Computing
2 29 (29.90%) SaaS
3 27 (27.84%) IaaS
4 26 (26.80%) PaaS
5 18 (18.56%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (15.46%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (4.12%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (4.12%) Heroku
7 4 (4.12%) Office 365
8 2 (2.06%) Amazon S3
9 1 (1.03%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.31%) LDAP
2 9 (9.28%) Firewall
3 7 (7.22%) Internet
4 6 (6.19%) HTTPS
4 6 (6.19%) SSL
4 6 (6.19%) IPsec
4 6 (6.19%) Network Security
4 6 (6.19%) SMTP
4 6 (6.19%) HTTP
4 6 (6.19%) VPN
5 4 (4.12%) DNS
6 3 (3.09%) SNMP
6 3 (3.09%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.09%) DHCP
7 2 (2.06%) LAN
7 2 (2.06%) WAN
7 2 (2.06%) NAS
8 1 (1.03%) SAN
8 1 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.19%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.15%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.09%) Spotfire
5 3 (3.09%) QlikView
5 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.09%) Data Mining
5 3 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.09%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (2.06%) MySQL
6 2 (2.06%) Big Data
7 1 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.03%) HBase
7 1 (1.03%) Redis
7 1 (1.03%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.03%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.03%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 8 (8.25%) Marketing
2 4 (4.12%) Finance
3 3 (3.09%) Publishing
4 1 (1.03%) Games
4 1 (1.03%) Banking
4 1 (1.03%) Retail
4 1 (1.03%) Legal
4 1 (1.03%) Advertising
4 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.03%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.37%) Web Services
2 6 (6.19%) SAML
3 5 (5.15%) .NET
4 4 (4.12%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (3.09%) MDX
5 3 (3.09%) Silverlight
5 3 (3.09%) HTML
5 3 (3.09%) LAMP
5 3 (3.09%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (3.09%) REST
5 3 (3.09%) Kafka
6 2 (2.06%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.09%) Clustering
1 3 (3.09%) Visualisation
2 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.06%) CMDB
3 1 (1.03%) Blog
3 1 (1.03%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.03%) Open Source
3 1 (1.03%) Social Media
3 1 (1.03%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.03%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 26 (26.80%) Linux
2 24 (24.74%) Windows
3 10 (10.31%) UNIX
4 2 (2.06%) Solaris
4 2 (2.06%) AIX
4 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.03%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.37%) Project Management
2 10 (10.31%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (10.31%) Use Case
3 8 (8.25%) Information Security
3 8 (8.25%) Service Management
4 7 (7.22%) Migration
4 7 (7.22%) Business Development
4 7 (7.22%) Load Balancing
4 7 (7.22%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (6.19%) SOA
6 5 (5.15%) Data Modelling
6 5 (5.15%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (4.12%) Analytics
8 3 (3.09%) Inmon Methodology
8 3 (3.09%) Campaign Management
8 3 (3.09%) Propensity Modelling
8 3 (3.09%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (3.09%) Customer Insight
8 3 (3.09%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (3.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.37%) Python
2 10 (10.31%) Java
3 5 (5.15%) SQL
3 5 (5.15%) Ruby
4 3 (3.09%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.09%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.09%) Perl
5 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.03%) PowerHouse
5 1 (1.03%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (19.59%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (8.25%) Degree
4 5 (5.15%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.03%) RHCE
6 1 (1.03%) SCSA
6 1 (1.03%) VCDX
6 1 (1.03%) NCDA
6 1 (1.03%) NCIE
6 1 (1.03%) VCAP
6 1 (1.03%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 36 (37.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (14.43%) Active Directory
3 12 (12.37%) vSphere
4 10 (10.31%) vCloud
5 5 (5.15%) KVM
5 5 (5.15%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.12%) Xen
6 4 (4.12%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.09%) XenServer
8 2 (2.06%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.06%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (5.15%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.12%) Puppet
3 3 (3.09%) Nagios
4 1 (1.03%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (1.03%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.03%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.03%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.03%) Ansible
4 1 (1.03%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 49 (50.52%) VMware
2 29 (29.90%) Microsoft
3 25 (25.77%) EMC
4 12 (12.37%) Cisco
5 11 (11.34%) HP
6 9 (9.28%) Citrix
7 8 (8.25%) BMC
7 8 (8.25%) NetApp
7 8 (8.25%) Rackspace
8 7 (7.22%) 3PAR
8 7 (7.22%) Oracle
9 6 (6.19%) Blue Coat
10 5 (5.15%) Google
11 4 (4.12%) Talend
11 4 (4.12%) Foundry
11 4 (4.12%) Informatica
12 3 (3.09%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (3.09%) SunGard
12 3 (3.09%) Splunk
12 3 (3.09%) Tableau
North West
EXCELerate
Salary: From £50,000 to £150,000 per annum Excellent Corporate Benefits Packag
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
EXCELerate
Salary: From £50,000 to £150,000 per annum Excellent Corporate Benefits Packag
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £50,000 to £150,000 per annum Excellent Corporate Benefits Packag
Posted: 1 hour ago
UK
EXCELerate
Salary: From £50,000 to £150,000 per annum Excellent Corporate Benefits Packag
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + benefits & bonus & car
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Posted: 9 days ago
Docklands
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago