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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Solution Architect
Rank 875 920 870
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Solutions Architect 23 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.006% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.006% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 12
Average salary £68,750 £57,500 £68,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.56% -16.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £78,500 £69,900
UK excluding London average salary £61,250 - £70,000

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
103108 110561 102421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.50% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85312 90184 84719
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 August 2015 within the UK.

Cloud Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Cloud Solutions 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 Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 3 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
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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 23 £68,750 +19.56% 2
London +25 11 £77,500 +34.78%
South East - 5 £60,000 - 2
West Midlands - 3 £60,000 -
East of England - 3 £70,000 -
Farnborough - 3 £60,000 -
Birmingham - 3 £60,000 -
Watford - 3 £70,000 -
Hampshire - 3 £60,000 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £70,000 -
Surrey - 2 £68,750 -
City of London +34 1 £80,500 +69.47%
West Yorkshire - 1 £67,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £67,500 -
Leeds - 1 £67,500 -
Staines - 1 £57,500 -

Cloud Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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 25 (71.43%) VMware
2 19 (54.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (54.29%) IaaS
3 18 (51.43%) Linux
4 13 (37.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (34.29%) PaaS
5 12 (34.29%) Windows
6 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
6 11 (31.43%) SaaS
6 11 (31.43%) Private Cloud
7 10 (28.57%) vCloud
7 10 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (25.71%) Hyper-V
8 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
9 8 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (22.86%) Open Source
10 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 7 (20.00%) Public Cloud
10 7 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (20.00%) Finance
10 7 (20.00%) Marketing
11 6 (17.14%) Computer Science
11 6 (17.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (17.14%) Clustering
11 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
11 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (17.14%) MCP
11 6 (17.14%) MCSE
11 6 (17.14%) DevOps

Cloud Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 4 (11.43%) Lync
2 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.71%) IIS
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.86%) Apache
4 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.86%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (54.29%) IaaS
2 13 (37.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (34.29%) PaaS
4 11 (31.43%) SaaS
5 10 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (8.57%) Office 365
8 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (2.86%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) SAN
1 3 (8.57%) NAS
2 2 (5.71%) Firewall
2 2 (5.71%) LDAP
2 2 (5.71%) VPN
3 1 (2.86%) DNS
3 1 (2.86%) LAN
3 1 (2.86%) WAN
3 1 (2.86%) VLAN
3 1 (2.86%) Network Security
3 1 (2.86%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) HP UFT
1 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
1 7 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) Electronics
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) Web Services
2 3 (8.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Private Cloud
2 7 (20.00%) Public Cloud
3 6 (17.14%) Clustering
3 6 (17.14%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
4 3 (8.57%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.86%) DTV
5 1 (2.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (51.43%) Linux
2 12 (34.29%) Windows
3 3 (8.57%) SUSE
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.86%) AIX
4 1 (2.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Open Source
2 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (17.14%) DevOps
3 6 (17.14%) Time Management
3 6 (17.14%) Product Management
4 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (11.43%) ITIL
6 3 (8.57%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (5.71%) CRM
8 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.86%) Identity Management
8 1 (2.86%) Migration
8 1 (2.86%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.86%) TOGAF
8 1 (2.86%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (2.86%) Business Development
8 1 (2.86%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.14%) VCP5
2 6 (17.14%) MCP
2 6 (17.14%) MCSE
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (17.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 19 (54.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (28.57%) vCloud
3 9 (25.71%) Hyper-V
4 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.86%) XenApp
5 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (11.43%) SCCM
2 4 (11.43%) SCOM
3 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (71.43%) VMware
2 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) Citrix
4 2 (5.71%) HP
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle
4 2 (5.71%) IBM
5 1 (2.86%) 3PAR
5 1 (2.86%) SAP
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) NetApp
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.86%) Symantec
5 1 (2.86%) McAfee
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £95k plus Car Allowance, Quarterly SIP Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £100k plus Car Allowance, Quarterly SIP Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago