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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Architect
Rank 823 853 844
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Architect 74 37 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.034% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.036% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 51 35 35
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 19 December 2014 within the UK.

Cloud Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Cloud Architect
Top 16 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 December 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 +32 70 £70,000 - 4
London +62 47 £68,750 -8.33% 3
City of London +46 16 £67,500 -15.62% 1
South East +7 11 £65,000 -
Hampshire - 9 £70,000 -
Farnborough - 5 £70,000 -
Scotland - 4 £65,000 -
Glasgow - 4 £65,000 -
East of England -19 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Cheshire -6 2 £76,250 -1.61%
North West -7 2 £76,250 +1.66%
Watford - 2 - -
Staines +4 1 £65,000 -18.75%
Macclesfield 0 1 £82,500 +10.00%
Surrey -9 1 £65,000 -18.75%

Cloud Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 70 (51.85%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (43.70%) VMware
3 54 (40.00%) PaaS
4 51 (37.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 51 (37.78%) Web Services
5 46 (34.07%) SaaS
5 46 (34.07%) Windows
5 46 (34.07%) Linux
6 45 (33.33%) IaaS
7 44 (32.59%) VMware Infrastructure
8 39 (28.89%) Puppet
9 38 (28.15%) Migration
10 33 (24.44%) Microsoft
10 33 (24.44%) Opscode Chef
11 30 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
12 28 (20.74%) Finance
13 27 (20.00%) Active Directory
13 27 (20.00%) HP
13 27 (20.00%) EMC
14 26 (19.26%) Google
15 23 (17.04%) Java
16 21 (15.56%) Firewall
16 21 (15.56%) Telecoms
16 21 (15.56%) Open Source
17 20 (14.81%) OpenStack
17 20 (14.81%) SQL
18 19 (14.07%) DevOps
18 19 (14.07%) Python
18 19 (14.07%) SQL Server
18 19 (14.07%) Cisco

Cloud Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 20 (14.81%) OpenStack
2 16 (11.85%) Apache
3 15 (11.11%) IIS
4 12 (8.89%) Tomcat
4 12 (8.89%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.70%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.74%) nginx
6 1 (0.74%) Lync
6 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (5.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 70 (51.85%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (40.00%) PaaS
3 51 (37.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 46 (34.07%) SaaS
5 45 (33.33%) IaaS
6 30 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (11.85%) Office 365
8 10 (7.41%) OpenShift
9 9 (6.67%) Google Compute Engine
9 9 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (5.93%) Terremark
10 8 (5.93%) Google Apps
11 7 (5.19%) Heroku
12 5 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (2.96%) Amazon S3
13 4 (2.96%) Sumo Logic
14 3 (2.22%) SoftLayer
14 3 (2.22%) CloudFront
15 1 (0.74%) LucidChart
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.56%) Firewall
2 15 (11.11%) WAN
2 15 (11.11%) Network Security
3 14 (10.37%) VPN
4 11 (8.15%) SAN
5 9 (6.67%) Wireless
5 9 (6.67%) LDAP
5 9 (6.67%) OpenLDAP
6 8 (5.93%) HTTP
7 7 (5.19%) Ethernet
7 7 (5.19%) LAN
7 7 (5.19%) NAS
8 6 (4.44%) MPLS
8 6 (4.44%) VPLS
9 5 (3.70%) Broadband
10 4 (2.96%) Internet
11 3 (2.22%) TCP/IP
11 3 (2.22%) OpenFlow
12 2 (1.48%) DNS
12 2 (1.48%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.07%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.59%) MySQL
3 10 (7.41%) NoSQL
4 8 (5.93%) RDBMS
4 8 (5.93%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.44%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (4.44%) Big Data
6 3 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 28 (20.74%) Finance
2 21 (15.56%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.67%) Marketing
4 4 (2.96%) Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Retail
5 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.74%) Legal
5 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (37.78%) Web Services
2 16 (11.85%) .NET
3 8 (5.93%) LAMP
3 8 (5.93%) RESTful
3 8 (5.93%) Java EE
4 7 (5.19%) COM
5 4 (2.96%) JSON
6 3 (2.22%) J2EE
7 2 (1.48%) XML
7 2 (1.48%) ADSI
8 1 (0.74%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.74%) CSS
8 1 (0.74%) SOAP
8 1 (0.74%) jQuery
8 1 (0.74%) HTML
8 1 (0.74%) HTML5
8 1 (0.74%) CSS3
8 1 (0.74%) PhoneGap
8 1 (0.74%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.56%) Open Source
2 12 (8.89%) Replication
3 10 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.19%) CMDB
5 6 (4.44%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (2.22%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.74%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.74%) iPad
7 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.74%) FMCG
7 1 (0.74%) Economics
7 1 (0.74%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 46 (34.07%) Windows
1 46 (34.07%) Linux
2 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
2 1 (0.74%) Android
2 1 (0.74%) CentOS
2 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (0.74%) Amazon Linux
2 1 (0.74%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (28.15%) Migration
2 19 (14.07%) DevOps
3 18 (13.33%) TOGAF
3 18 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 16 (11.85%) ITIL
5 15 (11.11%) Project Management
5 15 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (10.37%) Infrastructure Management
7 13 (9.63%) CRM
8 12 (8.89%) Technical Architecture
8 12 (8.89%) Zachman Framework
9 11 (8.15%) Use Case
10 9 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (5.93%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (5.93%) UML
11 8 (5.93%) SOA
11 8 (5.93%) Business Development
11 8 (5.93%) Technical Analysis
12 7 (5.19%) Financial Analysis
12 7 (5.19%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (17.04%) Java
2 20 (14.81%) SQL
3 19 (14.07%) Python
4 10 (7.41%) C#
4 10 (7.41%) PowerShell
5 9 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 8 (5.93%) C++
7 6 (4.44%) Ruby
8 5 (3.70%) PHP
9 4 (2.96%) Scala
10 2 (1.48%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.74%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (12.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 17 (12.59%) Degree
2 9 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.96%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.96%) DV Cleared
3 4 (2.96%) MCITP
3 4 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.22%) CCNA
5 2 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.48%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.74%) CCNP
6 1 (0.74%) CISSP
System Software
1 44 (32.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (10.37%) vSphere
3 14 (10.37%) vCloud
4 8 (5.93%) Hyper-V
5 7 (5.19%) XenApp
5 7 (5.19%) Docker
6 6 (4.44%) Xen
7 2 (1.48%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.74%) Firmware
8 1 (0.74%) XenServer
8 1 (0.74%) KVM
8 1 (0.74%) Varnish
8 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 39 (28.89%) Puppet
2 33 (24.44%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (6.67%) CFEngine
4 7 (5.19%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.48%) WMI
6 1 (0.74%) SCCM
6 1 (0.74%) SCOM
6 1 (0.74%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 59 (43.70%) VMware
2 33 (24.44%) Microsoft
3 27 (20.00%) HP
3 27 (20.00%) EMC
4 26 (19.26%) Google
5 19 (14.07%) Cisco
6 17 (12.59%) NetApp
7 13 (9.63%) Oracle
8 11 (8.15%) BMC
8 11 (8.15%) CA
8 11 (8.15%) Rackspace
9 10 (7.41%) IBM
10 9 (6.67%) Citrix
11 8 (5.93%) Sybase
12 6 (4.44%) Red Hat
13 4 (2.96%) Fortinet
13 4 (2.96%) 3PAR
13 4 (2.96%) Nimsoft
13 4 (2.96%) Splunk
14 1 (0.74%) Brocade
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