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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Solution Architect
Rank 894 866 881
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Solutions Architect 5 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.007% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.007% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 8
Average salary £55,000 £65,000 £78,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -17.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £65,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £75,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £75,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +30.43%

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
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014 within the UK.

Cloud Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Cloud Solutions 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 Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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 -37 5 £55,000 -15.38% 2
London -1 4 £60,000 -7.69% 1
Watford - 1 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £55,000 -
City of London - 1 £47,500 -
East of England - 1 £55,000 -

Cloud Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 15 (62.50%) VMware
2 13 (54.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (37.50%) MCITP
3 9 (37.50%) Xen
3 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (37.50%) vCloud
4 8 (33.33%) Business Continuity
4 8 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
5 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (25.00%) Linux
6 5 (20.83%) SQL
6 5 (20.83%) Migration
6 5 (20.83%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (16.67%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (16.67%) Birst
7 4 (16.67%) Campaign Management
7 4 (16.67%) Propensity Modelling
7 4 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (16.67%) Analytics
7 4 (16.67%) Inmon Methodology
7 4 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
7 4 (16.67%) SaaS
7 4 (16.67%) NoSQL
7 4 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (16.67%) REST
7 4 (16.67%) Splunk
7 4 (16.67%) Tableau
7 4 (16.67%) Data Governance

Cloud Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 4 (16.67%) SAS
2 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.17%) CloudStack
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) SPSS
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (20.83%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (16.67%) SaaS
4 3 (12.50%) IaaS
5 1 (4.17%) LucidChart
5 1 (4.17%) PaaS
5 1 (4.17%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) NAS
2 2 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (4.17%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (16.67%) Data Mining
1 4 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (16.67%) Spotfire
1 4 (16.67%) QlikView
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (16.67%) Publishing
1 4 (16.67%) Marketing
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) MDX
1 4 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (16.67%) REST
1 4 (16.67%) Kafka
1 4 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (4.17%) Firmware
2 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 8 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
2 5 (20.83%) Migration
2 5 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (16.67%) Customer Insight
3 4 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
3 4 (16.67%) Analytics
3 4 (16.67%) Inmon Methodology
3 4 (16.67%) Campaign Management
3 4 (16.67%) Propensity Modelling
3 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.67%) CRM
3 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 4 (16.67%) SOA
3 4 (16.67%) ETL
3 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (16.67%) Web Analytics
3 4 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
3 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 4 (16.67%) Python
2 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (37.50%) MCITP
2 1 (4.17%) VCDX
2 1 (4.17%) NCDA
2 1 (4.17%) NCIE
2 1 (4.17%) VCAP
2 1 (4.17%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (54.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (37.50%) Xen
2 9 (37.50%) vCloud
3 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Nagios
2 1 (4.17%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) VMware
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.67%) EMC
3 4 (16.67%) Citrix
3 4 (16.67%) Google
3 4 (16.67%) Informatica
3 4 (16.67%) Splunk
3 4 (16.67%) Tableau
3 4 (16.67%) Talend
3 4 (16.67%) Birst
4 3 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (12.50%) Rackspace
4 3 (12.50%) SunGard
5 2 (8.33%) HP
5 2 (8.33%) NetApp
5 2 (8.33%) Brocade
6 1 (4.17%) F5
6 1 (4.17%) Dell
6 1 (4.17%) Juniper
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle
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