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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Solution Architect
Rank 866 888 873
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Solutions Architect 17 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.016% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.017% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 9
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £68,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -5.10%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
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 £27,000 £27,000
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 22 May 2015 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 22 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +33 17 £60,000 -7.69% 6
London +39 8 £70,000 - 1
South East +5 6 £60,000 +4.34% 1
Hampshire - 5 £60,000 -
Surrey - 4 £60,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £60,000 - 1
Birmingham - 3 £60,000 -
Farnborough - 2 £60,000 -
City of London +37 1 £75,000 +30.43%
Staines - 1 £57,500 -
Wimbledon - 1 £62,500 -

Cloud Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 21 (72.41%) VMware
2 17 (58.62%) Linux
3 16 (55.17%) Windows
3 16 (55.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
5 12 (41.38%) PaaS
6 11 (37.93%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
7 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
7 10 (34.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (31.03%) Hybrid Cloud
9 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (27.59%) Python
9 8 (27.59%) Java
9 8 (27.59%) PHP
9 8 (27.59%) .NET
9 8 (27.59%) Web Services
9 8 (27.59%) ITIL
10 7 (24.14%) Oracle
10 7 (24.14%) IIS
10 7 (24.14%) SharePoint
10 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
10 7 (24.14%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (24.14%) Public Cloud
10 7 (24.14%) IaaS
11 6 (20.69%) Puppet
11 6 (20.69%) Private Cloud
11 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared

Cloud Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (24.14%) IIS
1 7 (24.14%) SharePoint
2 6 (20.69%) Apache
3 5 (17.24%) OpenStack
4 3 (10.34%) Apache Pig
4 3 (10.34%) Node.js
5 2 (6.90%) Lync
6 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.45%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
6 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (41.38%) PaaS
2 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (24.14%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (24.14%) IaaS
5 6 (20.69%) SaaS
6 5 (17.24%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (17.24%) Amazon S3
6 5 (17.24%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (17.24%) OpenShift
6 5 (17.24%) CloudFront
7 3 (10.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) Network Security
2 5 (17.24%) Internet
2 5 (17.24%) OpenFlow
3 2 (6.90%) Firewall
3 2 (6.90%) LDAP
3 2 (6.90%) LAN
3 2 (6.90%) VPN
4 1 (3.45%) VLAN
4 1 (3.45%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (3.45%) DNS
4 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) MySQL
2 5 (17.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 5 (17.24%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (20.69%) Marketing
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) .NET
1 8 (27.59%) Web Services
2 5 (17.24%) J2EE
3 3 (10.34%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Hybrid Cloud
2 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
2 7 (24.14%) Public Cloud
3 6 (20.69%) Private Cloud
3 6 (20.69%) Open Source
4 5 (17.24%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (3.45%) DTV
5 1 (3.45%) Replication
5 1 (3.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (58.62%) Linux
2 16 (55.17%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.45%) AIX
3 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (27.59%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) Project Management
2 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2
2 5 (17.24%) Time Management
2 5 (17.24%) Product Management
2 5 (17.24%) Web Application Development
3 4 (13.79%) DevOps
4 3 (10.34%) Operations Management
4 3 (10.34%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (10.34%) Migration
4 3 (10.34%) Scrum
5 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.90%) CRM
5 2 (6.90%) Security Architecture
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.45%) Business Development
6 1 (3.45%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) Python
1 8 (27.59%) Java
1 8 (27.59%) PHP
2 6 (20.69%) SQL
3 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
3 5 (17.24%) Bash Shell
4 3 (10.34%) C++
4 3 (10.34%) Perl
4 3 (10.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
3 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (17.24%) CCNA
3 5 (17.24%) MCP
3 5 (17.24%) MCSE
3 5 (17.24%) VCP5
4 2 (6.90%) Degree
5 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 16 (55.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
3 6 (20.69%) vSphere
4 5 (17.24%) vCloud
5 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (37.93%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (20.69%) Puppet
3 4 (13.79%) SCCM
3 4 (13.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (72.41%) VMware
2 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
3 7 (24.14%) Oracle
4 6 (20.69%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco
5 2 (6.90%) IBM
5 2 (6.90%) NetApp
5 2 (6.90%) HP
5 2 (6.90%) Citrix
6 1 (3.45%) 3PAR
6 1 (3.45%) SAP
6 1 (3.45%) Symantec
6 1 (3.45%) McAfee
Watford, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hereford and Worcester
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CPS Group
Salary: £500 - £750 per day + neg, DOE
Posted: 13 days ago