The table below looks at the statistics for the Cloud Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cloud Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cloud Architect
Rank 49 67 69
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Architect 10 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.85% 0.37% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 0.37% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £81,250 £72,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.06% -
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Cloud Architect
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region. 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
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
524 536 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.86% 99.63% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 440 410 447
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Cloud Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cloud Architect in the job title across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Cloud Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Cloud Architect
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cloud Architect across the Watford region.

Cloud Architect Salary Trend in Watford

Cloud Architect
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cloud Architect across the Watford region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Cloud Architect Salary Histogram in Watford

Cloud Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Watford region that cited Cloud 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 Architect in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (100.00%) Public Cloud
2 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (40.00%) DevOps
2 4 (40.00%) Private Cloud
2 4 (40.00%) IBM
2 4 (40.00%) Perl
2 4 (40.00%) VBScript
2 4 (40.00%) VB
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (30.00%) vSphere
3 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (20.00%) Open Source
4 2 (20.00%) Middleware
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 2 (20.00%) SAP
4 2 (20.00%) LAN
4 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Firewall
5 1 (10.00%) ITSM

Cloud Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Watford region that cited Cloud 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 10 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (10.00%) IaaS
3 1 (10.00%) PaaS
3 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) Public Cloud
2 4 (40.00%) Private Cloud
3 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (20.00%) Open Source
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) ITSM
4 1 (10.00%) Presales
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Perl
1 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (40.00%) VB
1 4 (40.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (30.00%) vSphere
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) IBM
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) EMC
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp