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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Solution Architect
Rank 890 870 889
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Solutions Architect 12 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.006% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.006% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 12
Average salary £67,500 £68,750 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.81% -19.11%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £71,250 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-22.80% +23.91%

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
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 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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

Cloud Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Cloud Solutions Architect
Top 11 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 19 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 -13 12 £67,500 -1.81% 4
London -22 8 £73,750 +9.25% 3
Reading - 1 £80,000 -
Watford - 1 £55,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £80,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £55,000 -
City of London - 1 £47,500 - 1
South East - 1 £80,000 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £55,000 -
East of England - 1 £55,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £55,000 -

Cloud Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (50.00%) VMware
2 9 (37.50%) MCITP
2 9 (37.50%) Xen
2 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (37.50%) vCloud
3 8 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 8 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
4 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (29.17%) Marketing
5 6 (25.00%) Linux
6 5 (20.83%) Broadband
6 5 (20.83%) Degree
6 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
6 5 (20.83%) Open Source
6 5 (20.83%) Network Management
6 5 (20.83%) OpenStack
7 4 (16.67%) Citrix
8 3 (12.50%) Migration
8 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
8 3 (12.50%) Finance
8 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 3 (12.50%) SQL
8 3 (12.50%) NoSQL
8 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (8.33%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (8.33%) Birst
9 2 (8.33%) Mentoring

Cloud Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (20.83%) OpenStack
2 2 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (8.33%) IaaS
3 2 (8.33%) SaaS
4 1 (4.17%) PaaS
4 1 (4.17%) Google Apps
4 1 (4.17%) LucidChart
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Broadband
2 2 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (4.17%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.17%) NAS
3 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) VPN
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.33%) Data Mining
2 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.33%) Spotfire
2 2 (8.33%) QlikView
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (29.17%) Marketing
2 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) HTML
1 2 (8.33%) MDX
1 2 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (8.33%) REST
1 2 (8.33%) Kafka
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) XML
2 1 (4.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
1 5 (20.83%) Open Source
2 2 (8.33%) User Experience
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Visualisation
2 2 (8.33%) Replication
3 1 (4.17%) Firmware
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
1 8 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.83%) Network Management
4 3 (12.50%) Migration
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.33%) Customer Insight
5 2 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (8.33%) Analytics
5 2 (8.33%) Inmon Methodology
5 2 (8.33%) Campaign Management
5 2 (8.33%) Propensity Modelling
5 2 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (8.33%) Data Governance
5 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Web Analytics
5 2 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL
5 2 (8.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (8.33%) Python
2 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (37.50%) MCITP
2 5 (20.83%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (37.50%) Xen
2 9 (37.50%) vCloud
3 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (16.67%) Citrix
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) Google
4 2 (8.33%) Informatica
4 2 (8.33%) Splunk
4 2 (8.33%) Tableau
4 2 (8.33%) Talend
4 2 (8.33%) Birst
4 2 (8.33%) EMC
5 1 (4.17%) Rackspace
5 1 (4.17%) NetApp
5 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.17%) Brocade
5 1 (4.17%) SunGard
5 1 (4.17%) HP
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