The table below looks at the statistics for the Cloud Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Solution Architect
Rank 874 902 866
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Solutions Architect 19 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.004% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.005% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 7
Average salary £73,750 £55,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.09% -15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £55,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -26.66%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Cloud Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Cloud Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cloud Solutions Architect
Salary Trend

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

Cloud Solutions Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Cloud Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cloud Solutions Architect over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 within the UK.

Cloud Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Cloud Solutions Architect
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +17 18 £73,750 +34.09% 11
London +19 11 £77,500 +29.16% 4
South East - 4 £66,250 - 2
Farnborough - 2 £60,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £60,000 -
City of London +25 1 £80,500 +69.47%
Docklands, London - 1 £67,500 -
Surrey - 1 £80,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £72,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £62,500 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £62,500 - 3
Yorkshire - 1 £67,500 - 1
Crawley - 1 £72,500 -
Leeds - 1 £67,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £67,500 -

Cloud Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Cloud Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 27 (69.23%) VMware
2 21 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (53.85%) IaaS
3 18 (46.15%) Linux
4 16 (41.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (33.33%) Private Cloud
5 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 12 (30.77%) Windows
6 12 (30.77%) SaaS
6 12 (30.77%) PaaS
7 11 (28.21%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (28.21%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (28.21%) vCloud
8 10 (25.64%) Hyper-V
8 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
9 8 (20.51%) Marketing
9 8 (20.51%) Finance
10 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (17.95%) Time Management
10 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
10 7 (17.95%) Computer Science
10 7 (17.95%) Open Source
10 7 (17.95%) Public Cloud
10 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Management
11 6 (15.38%) VCP5
11 6 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (15.38%) DevOps
11 6 (15.38%) Product Management
11 6 (15.38%) Clustering
11 6 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Cloud Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Cloud Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.69%) Lync
2 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.56%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 21 (53.85%) IaaS
2 16 (41.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (30.77%) SaaS
3 12 (30.77%) PaaS
4 11 (28.21%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (28.21%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (5.13%) Amazon S3
5 2 (5.13%) Office 365
6 1 (2.56%) SoftLayer
6 1 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) SAN
1 4 (10.26%) NAS
2 2 (5.13%) VPN
2 2 (5.13%) WAN
3 1 (2.56%) HTTP
3 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.56%) LDAP
3 1 (2.56%) LAN
3 1 (2.56%) MPLS
3 1 (2.56%) Firewall
3 1 (2.56%) IPsec
3 1 (2.56%) VPLS
3 1 (2.56%) Network Security
3 1 (2.56%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (2.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
1 8 (20.51%) Marketing
2 1 (2.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) Web Services
2 2 (5.13%) Middleware
3 1 (2.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Private Cloud
2 7 (17.95%) Public Cloud
2 7 (17.95%) Computer Science
3 6 (15.38%) Clustering
4 4 (10.26%) Data Centre
4 4 (10.26%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.56%) Replication
6 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 18 (46.15%) Linux
2 12 (30.77%) Windows
3 3 (7.69%) SUSE
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.56%) AIX
4 1 (2.56%) Solaris
4 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (17.95%) Open Source
1 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Management
1 7 (17.95%) Time Management
2 6 (15.38%) Product Management
2 6 (15.38%) DevOps
3 5 (12.82%) ITIL
4 3 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (5.13%) CRM
5 2 (5.13%) ERP
6 1 (2.56%) Identity Management
6 1 (2.56%) Migration
6 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.56%) Business Development
6 1 (2.56%) Multithreading
6 1 (2.56%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.56%) Converged Infrastructure
6 1 (2.56%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.38%) VCP5
2 6 (15.38%) MCP
2 6 (15.38%) MCSE
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
System Software
1 21 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (28.21%) vCloud
3 10 (25.64%) Hyper-V
4 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.56%) Docker
5 1 (2.56%) RHEV
5 1 (2.56%) XenApp
5 1 (2.56%) XenServer
5 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (10.26%) SCCM
2 4 (10.26%) SCOM
3 1 (2.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 27 (69.23%) VMware
2 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.26%) Citrix
4 3 (7.69%) Oracle
5 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.13%) IBM
6 1 (2.56%) Google
6 1 (2.56%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.56%) Symantec
6 1 (2.56%) McAfee
6 1 (2.56%) NetApp
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco
6 1 (2.56%) HP
South East London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to £70,000 plus benefits and potential bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £95k plus Car Allowance, Quarterly SIP Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £100k plus Car Allowance, Quarterly SIP Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Centric Resource
Salary: £60,000 per annum + Competitive Bonus Structure + Generous Company Ben
Posted: 5 days ago
England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance + Home Base
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 10 days ago