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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Rank 906 894 933
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Infrastructure Architect 45 47 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.045% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.047% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 41 34 15
Average salary £72,500 £70,000 £76,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -8.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,150 £48,900 £52,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £90,000 £120,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £81,250 £80,000
% change year-on-year
-13.84% +1.56%

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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016 within the UK.

Cloud Infrastructure Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Top 21 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 5 February 2016. 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 +7 42 £72,500 +3.57% 6
London -5 28 £72,500 +3.57% 3
South East -5 7 £80,000 +16.36%
Berkshire - 6 £63,750 -
West Midlands - 3 £66,500 -
Maidenhead - 3 £80,000 -
Reading - 3 £47,500 -
Swindon - 2 £71,250 - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £75,000 - 1
South West - 2 £71,250 - 2
Wiltshire - 2 £71,250 - 2
Coventry - 1 £62,898 -
Solihull - 1 £66,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £67,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £67,500 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £85,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £65,000 - 1
Derbyshire - 1 £67,500 -
Derby - 1 £67,500 -
Warwick - 1 £67,500 -
Leeds - 1 £65,000 - 1

Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 32 (41.56%) Windows
1 32 (41.56%) Data Centre
2 27 (35.06%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (29.87%) Linux
3 23 (29.87%) Finance
4 21 (27.27%) SAN
5 17 (22.08%) VMware
6 16 (20.78%) Puppet
6 16 (20.78%) High Availability
7 15 (19.48%) Microsoft
8 14 (18.18%) Presales
9 13 (16.88%) Opscode Chef
9 13 (16.88%) TOGAF
10 12 (15.58%) Banking
10 12 (15.58%) Service Management
10 12 (15.58%) IaaS
10 12 (15.58%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 11 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
11 11 (14.29%) Computer Science
11 11 (14.29%) PowerShell
11 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
12 10 (12.99%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (12.99%) Degree
12 10 (12.99%) PaaS
12 10 (12.99%) Windows Server
13 9 (11.69%) Cisco
13 9 (11.69%) Project Management
14 8 (10.39%) Oracle

Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (3.90%) Apache
1 3 (3.90%) OpenStack
1 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.60%) IIS
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.60%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.30%) Lync
3 1 (1.30%) nginx
3 1 (1.30%) Zimbra
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 27 (35.06%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (15.58%) IaaS
3 11 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
3 11 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (12.99%) PaaS
5 7 (9.09%) Office 365
5 7 (9.09%) SaaS
6 3 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (3.90%) Amazon S3
6 3 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (3.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (2.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (2.60%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (1.30%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 21 (27.27%) SAN
2 8 (10.39%) Firewall
3 3 (3.90%) DNS
3 3 (3.90%) SSH
3 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.90%) VoIP
3 3 (3.90%) WAN
4 2 (2.60%) BGP
4 2 (2.60%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (2.60%) HTTP
4 2 (2.60%) Network Security
4 2 (2.60%) SSL
4 2 (2.60%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.30%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.30%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.30%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.30%) NAS
5 1 (1.30%) Skype
5 1 (1.30%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.90%) MySQL
4 2 (2.60%) Big Data
4 2 (2.60%) Couchbase
4 2 (2.60%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.60%) Power BI
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.90%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.90%) JIRA
3 2 (2.60%) Ant
3 2 (2.60%) Hudson
3 2 (2.60%) Maven
3 2 (2.60%) Subversion
4 1 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.30%) git-flow
General
1 23 (29.87%) Finance
2 12 (15.58%) Banking
3 6 (7.79%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.60%) Marketing
4 2 (2.60%) Retail
4 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.30%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.09%) .NET
2 6 (7.79%) Middleware
3 5 (6.49%) Web Services
4 2 (2.60%) WebSockets
5 1 (1.30%) LAMP
5 1 (1.30%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (1.30%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 32 (41.56%) Data Centre
2 11 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 7 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (7.79%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (7.79%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.19%) Fat Client
5 4 (5.19%) Private Cloud
5 4 (5.19%) Thin Client
6 3 (3.90%) iSeries
7 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.30%) CLARiiON
8 1 (1.30%) Clustering
8 1 (1.30%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.30%) IBM XIV
8 1 (1.30%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (1.30%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.30%) Replication
8 1 (1.30%) Symmetrix
8 1 (1.30%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 32 (41.56%) Windows
2 23 (29.87%) Linux
3 10 (12.99%) Windows Server
4 6 (7.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.90%) CentOS
6 3 (3.90%) Unix
7 1 (1.30%) Debian
7 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.78%) High Availability
2 14 (18.18%) Presales
3 13 (16.88%) TOGAF
4 12 (15.58%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 12 (15.58%) Service Management
5 9 (11.69%) Project Management
6 8 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (7.79%) Kanban
7 6 (7.79%) Mentoring
7 6 (7.79%) Migration
7 6 (7.79%) Scrum
7 6 (7.79%) Time Management
8 5 (6.49%) Configuration Management
8 5 (6.49%) ITIL
8 5 (6.49%) SOA
9 4 (5.19%) Business Development
9 4 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.19%) Load Balancing
9 4 (5.19%) Logistics
9 4 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.49%) SQL
3 4 (5.19%) Java
4 3 (3.90%) Python
4 3 (3.90%) Ruby
5 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.30%) C#
5 1 (1.30%) C++
5 1 (1.30%) Perl
5 1 (1.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (12.99%) Degree
2 2 (2.60%) CITP
3 1 (1.30%) CISSP
3 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) SLA
2 3 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.60%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (12.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.79%) vSphere
3 3 (3.90%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.60%) vCloud
4 2 (2.60%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.30%) Docker
5 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.30%) NFS
5 1 (1.30%) Snort
5 1 (1.30%) Squid
5 1 (1.30%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 16 (20.78%) Puppet
2 13 (16.88%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.90%) Ansible
4 2 (2.60%) SCCM
5 1 (1.30%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.30%) logstash
5 1 (1.30%) Nmap
5 1 (1.30%) vMotion
5 1 (1.30%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (22.08%) VMware
2 15 (19.48%) Microsoft
3 9 (11.69%) Cisco
4 8 (10.39%) Oracle
5 7 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.19%) Citrix
6 4 (5.19%) IBM
7 3 (3.90%) Mercator
7 3 (3.90%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (3.90%) Splunk
8 2 (2.60%) HP
8 2 (2.60%) NetApp
9 1 (1.30%) BMC
9 1 (1.30%) Casewise
9 1 (1.30%) Dell
9 1 (1.30%) EMC
9 1 (1.30%) NetIQ
9 1 (1.30%) RightScale
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