The table below looks at the statistics for the Cloud Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Rank 894 858 891
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Infrastructure Architect 11 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.014% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.015% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 3
Average salary £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,250 £56,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £100,000 £54,875 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+82.23% -4.56%

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
107766 100404 111766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.30% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87262 83568 95286
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cloud Infrastructure Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Cloud Infrastructure Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cloud Infrastructure Architect within the UK.

Cloud Infrastructure Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cloud Infrastructure Architect over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 within the UK.

Cloud Infrastructure Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Infrastructure Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 23 September 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 -20 11 £65,000 -27.77% 1
London +4 6 £57,500 -42.50%
Watford - 5 £100,000 -
Hertfordshire - 5 £100,000 -
City of London - 5 £57,500 -
East of England - 5 £100,000 -

Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Cloud Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure Architect in their job title.

1 14 (82.35%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (70.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (52.94%) Web Services
3 9 (52.94%) Windows
4 8 (47.06%) Linux
4 8 (47.06%) SQL
5 7 (41.18%) IIS
5 7 (41.18%) TOGAF
5 7 (41.18%) VMware
5 7 (41.18%) IaaS
6 6 (35.29%) Degree
6 6 (35.29%) Replication
6 6 (35.29%) Firewall
6 6 (35.29%) VPN
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
7 5 (29.41%) LDAP
7 5 (29.41%) CRM
7 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
7 5 (29.41%) LAN
7 5 (29.41%) WAN
7 5 (29.41%) Ethernet
7 5 (29.41%) Cisco
7 5 (29.41%) IBM
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
7 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
7 5 (29.41%) HP
7 5 (29.41%) EMC
7 5 (29.41%) Citrix
7 5 (29.41%) COM
7 5 (29.41%) MySQL

Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Cloud Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (41.18%) IIS
2 5 (29.41%) Apache
2 5 (29.41%) Tomcat
2 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
3 3 (17.65%) OpenStack
4 2 (11.76%) CloudStack
Cloud Services
1 14 (82.35%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (70.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (41.18%) IaaS
4 5 (29.41%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (29.41%) SaaS
4 5 (29.41%) PaaS
4 5 (29.41%) Office 365
5 3 (17.65%) Amazon S3
5 3 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (5.88%) Route 53
6 1 (5.88%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) VPN
1 6 (35.29%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) Wireless
2 5 (29.41%) LDAP
2 5 (29.41%) LAN
2 5 (29.41%) WAN
2 5 (29.41%) Ethernet
2 5 (29.41%) Network Security
2 5 (29.41%) OpenLDAP
3 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.76%) SNMP
5 1 (5.88%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (5.88%) DNS
5 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) MySQL
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
General
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) Web Services
2 5 (29.41%) COM
3 2 (11.76%) .NET
4 1 (5.88%) SOAP
4 1 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) LAMP
4 1 (5.88%) JSON
4 1 (5.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Replication
2 5 (29.41%) Open Source
3 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.88%) Physics
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) TOGAF
2 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (29.41%) Financial Analysis
2 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Management
2 5 (29.41%) CRM
2 5 (29.41%) Change Management
2 5 (29.41%) E-business
2 5 (29.41%) Migration
2 5 (29.41%) Data Management
2 5 (29.41%) Zachman Framework
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Python
2 2 (11.76%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
1 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (29.41%) XenApp
2 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (11.76%) vCloud
2 2 (11.76%) KVM
2 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Tivoli
2 2 (11.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) VMware
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco
2 5 (29.41%) IBM
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) HP
2 5 (29.41%) EMC
2 5 (29.41%) Citrix
2 5 (29.41%) BMC
2 5 (29.41%) CA
2 5 (29.41%) NetApp
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Google