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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Solution Architect
Rank 864 888 879
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Solutions Architect 14 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.005% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.005% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 3
Average salary £71,250 £52,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -27.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £47,000 £63,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,250 £76,000 £74,500
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £52,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -27.58%

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

Cloud Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Cloud Solutions Architect
Top 7 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 30 January 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 +4 13 £70,000 +33.33% 1
London +7 9 £72,500 +3.57%
South East -26 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 - -
City of London - 1 £72,500 -
North West - 1 £70,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £70,000 -

Cloud Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 20 (55.56%) VMware
1 20 (55.56%) Linux
2 19 (52.78%) Windows
3 16 (44.44%) Cloud Computing
3 16 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (36.11%) ITIL
4 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
4 13 (36.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (30.56%) Web Services
5 11 (30.56%) PaaS
5 11 (30.56%) vSphere
6 10 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (27.78%) OpenStack
6 10 (27.78%) PHP
6 10 (27.78%) Project Management
7 9 (25.00%) NetApp
7 9 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (25.00%) EMC
7 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 8 (22.22%) Cisco
8 8 (22.22%) Python
8 8 (22.22%) Java
8 8 (22.22%) .NET
9 7 (19.44%) SQL
9 7 (19.44%) HP
9 7 (19.44%) Degree
9 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
9 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
9 7 (19.44%) IaaS

Cloud Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (27.78%) OpenStack
2 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.89%) IIS
2 5 (13.89%) Apache
3 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
4 3 (8.33%) Node.js
4 3 (8.33%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (44.44%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (30.56%) PaaS
3 10 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (19.44%) IaaS
5 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (16.67%) SaaS
6 5 (13.89%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (13.89%) Amazon S3
6 5 (13.89%) CloudFront
6 5 (13.89%) OpenShift
7 4 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) Broadband
1 5 (13.89%) SAN
1 5 (13.89%) Internet
1 5 (13.89%) Network Security
1 5 (13.89%) OpenFlow
2 3 (8.33%) NAS
3 2 (5.56%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (5.56%) Firewall
3 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.56%) VPN
3 2 (5.56%) DNS
4 1 (2.78%) LAN
4 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) MySQL
1 5 (13.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 5 (13.89%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (11.11%) Big Data
3 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
General
1 5 (13.89%) Marketing
2 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) Web Services
2 8 (22.22%) .NET
3 5 (13.89%) J2EE
4 4 (11.11%) JSON
5 3 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.89%) Open Source
2 5 (13.89%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.33%) Replication
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 20 (55.56%) Linux
2 19 (52.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) ITIL
2 10 (27.78%) Project Management
3 9 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.67%) Migration
5 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
5 5 (13.89%) Operations Management
5 5 (13.89%) Security Architecture
5 5 (13.89%) Network Management
5 5 (13.89%) Web Application Development
6 4 (11.11%) Use Case
6 4 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (11.11%) Business Development
6 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.33%) Scrum
7 3 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (5.56%) TOGAF
8 2 (5.56%) Service Management
9 1 (2.78%) Validation
9 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) PHP
2 8 (22.22%) Python
2 8 (22.22%) Java
3 7 (19.44%) SQL
3 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
4 5 (13.89%) Ruby
4 5 (13.89%) Bash Shell
5 3 (8.33%) C++
5 3 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (36.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (19.44%) Degree
4 5 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (13.89%) CCNA
5 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 4 (11.11%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.78%) MCITP
System Software
1 16 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (30.56%) vSphere
3 6 (16.67%) vCloud
4 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
5 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.78%) Firmware
6 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Puppet
1 5 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.78%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) VMware
2 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
3 9 (25.00%) NetApp
3 9 (25.00%) EMC
4 8 (22.22%) Cisco
5 7 (19.44%) HP
6 5 (13.89%) Oracle
6 5 (13.89%) Red Hat
7 4 (11.11%) Nimsoft
7 4 (11.11%) 3PAR
7 4 (11.11%) Fortinet
7 4 (11.11%) BMC
7 4 (11.11%) CA
8 1 (2.78%) Brocade
8 1 (2.78%) Rackspace