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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Solution Architect
Rank 875 874 872
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Solutions Architect 22 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.005% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.005% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 13
Average salary £65,000 £75,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £71,250 £61,250
% change year-on-year
-8.77% +16.32%

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
107626 101806 107121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.59% 94.59% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 88189 84506 91372
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £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 30 October 2014 within the UK.

Cloud Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Cloud Solutions Architect
Top 13 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 October 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 +8 22 £65,000 -13.33% 2
London +12 8 £66,250 -14.51%
South East - 8 £70,000 - 2
Hampshire - 7 £70,000 - 1
Farnborough - 5 £70,000 - 1
City of London - 3 £55,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £55,000 -
Reading - 1 £80,000 -
Watford - 1 £55,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £80,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £55,000 -
East of England - 1 £55,000 -

Cloud Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 18 (60.00%) VMware
2 15 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (46.67%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (40.00%) vCloud
4 12 (40.00%) Linux
5 10 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (30.00%) Windows
6 9 (30.00%) EMC
7 8 (26.67%) IaaS
8 7 (23.33%) SaaS
8 7 (23.33%) PaaS
8 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
8 7 (23.33%) Xen
8 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
8 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (23.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (23.33%) MCITP
8 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (20.00%) Cisco
9 6 (20.00%) NetApp
9 6 (20.00%) Business Continuity
9 6 (20.00%) HP
9 6 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
9 6 (20.00%) Marketing
10 5 (16.67%) Degree
10 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
10 5 (16.67%) Open Source
10 5 (16.67%) Network Management
10 5 (16.67%) OpenStack
10 5 (16.67%) Broadband

Cloud Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 14 (46.67%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (26.67%) IaaS
4 7 (23.33%) SaaS
4 7 (23.33%) PaaS
5 3 (10.00%) Office 365
6 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (3.33%) LucidChart
7 1 (3.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Broadband
2 4 (13.33%) SAN
3 2 (6.67%) Firewall
3 2 (6.67%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.67%) VPN
3 2 (6.67%) DNS
3 2 (6.67%) NAS
4 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.67%) Big Data
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.33%) Spotfire
3 1 (3.33%) QlikView
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (20.00%) Marketing
2 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) Web Services
2 4 (13.33%) JSON
3 2 (6.67%) XML
4 1 (3.33%) HTML
4 1 (3.33%) .NET
4 1 (3.33%) MDX
4 1 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.33%) REST
4 1 (3.33%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Open Source
1 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.00%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Linux
2 9 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 6 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
3 5 (16.67%) ITIL
3 5 (16.67%) Network Management
4 4 (13.33%) Project Management
4 4 (13.33%) Migration
5 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (10.00%) Use Case
5 3 (10.00%) Business Development
5 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (6.67%) Security Architecture
6 2 (6.67%) Operations Management
6 2 (6.67%) TOGAF
6 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.33%) Web Analytics
7 1 (3.33%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) PHP
2 2 (6.67%) Ruby
2 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 7 (23.33%) MCITP
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (40.00%) vCloud
3 7 (23.33%) Xen
4 4 (13.33%) vSphere
5 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.33%) Firmware
6 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) VMware
2 9 (30.00%) EMC
3 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (20.00%) HP
4 6 (20.00%) Cisco
4 6 (20.00%) NetApp
5 3 (10.00%) BMC
5 3 (10.00%) CA
5 3 (10.00%) Fortinet
5 3 (10.00%) 3PAR
5 3 (10.00%) Nimsoft
6 2 (6.67%) Citrix
7 1 (3.33%) Informatica
7 1 (3.33%) Splunk
7 1 (3.33%) Tableau
7 1 (3.33%) Talend
7 1 (3.33%) Birst
7 1 (3.33%) Google
7 1 (3.33%) Brocade
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Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
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Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + 20% bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
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