The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Cloud Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cloud Solution Architect
Rank 766 873 941
Rank change year-on-year
+107 +68
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Solutions Architect 115 101 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.095% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.098% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 97 83 45
Median salary £75,000 £77,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +14.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £60,000 £56,700
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £105,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
86630 102774 109716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71903 85678 90819
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Cloud Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Cloud Solutions Architect in the job title.

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 8 December 2016 within the UK.

Cloud Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Cloud Solutions Architect
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +89 111 £75,000 -4.76% 9
South East +94 48 £75,000 +1.69% 4
London +33 45 £80,000 -5.88% 4
Berkshire +64 29 £71,500 -4.66% 2
East of England +6 11 £58,500 -10.00%
Surrey - 10 £75,000 - 2
Reading +43 8 £90,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 7 £55,500 -
Bedford +7 4 £62,500 -
Bedfordshire +6 4 £62,500 -3.84%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £82,500 -
Oxford - 3 £65,000 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £65,000 -
Cambridge - 3 £58,500 -
Huntingdon - 3 £52,500 -
Yorkshire +22 2 £82,500 +37.50%
Maidenhead -6 2 £75,000 -
Staines - 2 £72,500 - 2
Slough - 2 £80,000 -
Leeds - 2 £82,500 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £82,500 -
Glasgow - 2 £50,000 -
Scotland - 2 £50,000 -
City of London +16 1 £70,000 -22.22% 3
South West +9 1 £65,000 -
Hampshire +7 1 - -
Bath +6 1 £65,000 -
Somerset +3 1 £65,000 -
Manchester -10 1 - - 1
North West -23 1 - - 1

Cloud Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Cloud Solutions Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Cloud Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 121 (58.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 113 (54.33%) Amazon AWS
3 83 (39.90%) VMware
4 82 (39.42%) Microsoft
5 81 (38.94%) Presales
6 65 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 51 (24.52%) Data Centre
8 38 (18.27%) PaaS
9 37 (17.79%) Hybrid Cloud
10 35 (16.83%) Windows
11 33 (15.87%) PowerShell
12 31 (14.90%) Web Services
12 31 (14.90%) WAN
12 31 (14.90%) Migration
13 30 (14.42%) Linux
13 30 (14.42%) SaaS
13 30 (14.42%) IaaS
14 28 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
15 27 (12.98%) Hyper-V
16 25 (12.02%) MS Excel
16 25 (12.02%) Office 365
17 24 (11.54%) LAN
17 24 (11.54%) Cisco
18 23 (11.06%) DevOps
19 22 (10.58%) Public Cloud
19 22 (10.58%) TOGAF
20 21 (10.10%) Citrix
20 21 (10.10%) SQL Server
21 20 (9.62%) Enterprise Architecture
21 20 (9.62%) Degree

Cloud Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (9.13%) OpenStack
2 7 (3.37%) CloudStack
2 7 (3.37%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.37%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.44%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.48%) CMS
5 1 (0.48%) IIS
5 1 (0.48%) JBoss
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.48%) SAS
5 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 25 (12.02%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.77%) MS Office
3 3 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.48%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 121 (58.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 113 (54.33%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (18.27%) PaaS
4 30 (14.42%) IaaS
4 30 (14.42%) SaaS
5 25 (12.02%) Office 365
6 20 (9.62%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (5.29%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (4.33%) IBM Cloud
9 6 (2.88%) SoftLayer
10 3 (1.44%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.48%) Bluemix
11 1 (0.48%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (14.90%) WAN
2 24 (11.54%) LAN
3 18 (8.65%) Firewall
3 18 (8.65%) SAN
4 8 (3.85%) Internet
5 7 (3.37%) Skype
5 7 (3.37%) VPN
6 3 (1.44%) MPLS
6 3 (1.44%) Network Security
6 3 (1.44%) PPP
7 2 (0.96%) DNS
7 2 (0.96%) IPv4
7 2 (0.96%) IPv6
7 2 (0.96%) NAS
7 2 (0.96%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.48%) DHCP
8 1 (0.48%) Junos
8 1 (0.48%) SSL
8 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.48%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.10%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.85%) Big Data
3 7 (3.37%) NoSQL
4 6 (2.88%) MySQL
5 4 (1.92%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.96%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.96%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.48%) DB2
8 1 (0.48%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.48%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.48%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 7 (3.37%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.48%) JIRA
3 1 (0.48%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (8.17%) Telecoms
2 16 (7.69%) Finance
3 12 (5.77%) Retail
4 9 (4.33%) Legal
4 9 (4.33%) Marketing
5 8 (3.85%) Banking
6 3 (1.44%) French Language
6 3 (1.44%) German Language
6 3 (1.44%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.96%) Advertising
8 1 (0.48%) Back Office
8 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (14.90%) Web Services
2 10 (4.81%) HTML
2 10 (4.81%) HTML5
3 8 (3.85%) .NET
3 8 (3.85%) REST
4 6 (2.88%) AngularJS
4 6 (2.88%) Java EE
4 6 (2.88%) Middleware
4 6 (2.88%) Spring
5 5 (2.40%) Apache Camel
5 5 (2.40%) JRuby
5 5 (2.40%) Spring Integration
5 5 (2.40%) Spring MVC
5 5 (2.40%) XML
6 4 (1.92%) Node.js
6 4 (1.92%) React
7 2 (0.96%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.96%) COM
7 2 (0.96%) Entity Framework
7 2 (0.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 51 (24.52%) Data Centre
2 37 (17.79%) Hybrid Cloud
3 22 (10.58%) Public Cloud
4 11 (5.29%) Enterprise Storage
4 11 (5.29%) Private Cloud
5 10 (4.81%) Clustering
6 9 (4.33%) Blackberry
7 8 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (2.88%) Driving Licence
9 5 (2.40%) Enterprise Cloud
10 4 (1.92%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.92%) Replication
11 3 (1.44%) Digital Media
11 3 (1.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (1.44%) FlexPod
11 3 (1.44%) Internet of Things
11 3 (1.44%) Physics
11 3 (1.44%) Statistics
12 2 (0.96%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (16.83%) Windows
2 30 (14.42%) Linux
3 15 (7.21%) Windows Server
4 12 (5.77%) Unix
5 9 (4.33%) Android
5 9 (4.33%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.96%) CentOS
6 2 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (38.94%) Presales
2 31 (14.90%) Migration
3 28 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (11.06%) DevOps
5 22 (10.58%) TOGAF
6 20 (9.62%) Enterprise Architecture
7 19 (9.13%) ITIL
8 18 (8.65%) Scrum
9 17 (8.17%) Business Development
9 17 (8.17%) Open Source
10 12 (5.77%) Performance Optimisation
11 11 (5.29%) Business Continuity
11 11 (5.29%) Customer Engagement
12 10 (4.81%) Load Balancing
12 10 (4.81%) SOA
13 9 (4.33%) CRM
13 9 (4.33%) Mobile Device Management
13 9 (4.33%) Project Management
13 9 (4.33%) Time Management
14 8 (3.85%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 33 (15.87%) PowerShell
2 10 (4.81%) Java
3 9 (4.33%) C
4 8 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 8 (3.85%) Python
4 8 (3.85%) SQL
5 7 (3.37%) Ruby
6 5 (2.40%) Groovy
6 5 (2.40%) Scala
7 2 (0.96%) C#
8 1 (0.48%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (9.62%) Degree
2 16 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (4.81%) MCSE
5 8 (3.85%) MCSD
6 7 (3.37%) CCNP
7 6 (2.88%) CCIE
7 6 (2.88%) EMC Certification
7 6 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (2.88%) Security Cleared
8 5 (2.40%) CCDP
8 5 (2.40%) CCNA
8 5 (2.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.44%) AWS Certification
9 3 (1.44%) CCDA
9 3 (1.44%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.44%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.44%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 3 (1.44%) VCAP
10 2 (0.96%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.40%) GCP
2 3 (1.44%) COBIT
2 3 (1.44%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.48%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 65 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (12.98%) Hyper-V
3 15 (7.21%) Active Directory
4 14 (6.73%) vCloud
5 9 (4.33%) XenApp
6 4 (1.92%) Docker
6 4 (1.92%) vSphere
7 1 (0.48%) KVM
7 1 (0.48%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.48%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (2.88%) Ansible
2 6 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.88%) Puppet
2 6 (2.88%) Salt
3 5 (2.40%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 2 (0.96%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.48%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.48%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.48%) Mesos
5 1 (0.48%) QRadar
5 1 (0.48%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 83 (39.90%) VMware
2 82 (39.42%) Microsoft
3 24 (11.54%) Cisco
4 21 (10.10%) Citrix
5 19 (9.13%) HP
6 18 (8.65%) EMC
6 18 (8.65%) NetApp
7 15 (7.21%) Google
8 14 (6.73%) Oracle
9 11 (5.29%) 3PAR
9 11 (5.29%) IBM
10 6 (2.88%) BMC
10 6 (2.88%) CenturyLink
10 6 (2.88%) PlateSpin
10 6 (2.88%) Riverbed
11 5 (2.40%) Intel
11 5 (2.40%) SAP
12 4 (1.92%) Juniper
12 4 (1.92%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.44%) CheckPoint
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