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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Architect
Rank 64 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Architect 15 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.72% 0.85% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.78% 0.88% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 0
Average salary £70,000 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.73% -
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £72,500 £56,500
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +28.31%
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
539 565 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.82% 96.58% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 412 410 235
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 16 (88.89%) VMware
2 15 (83.33%) Data Centre
3 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
4 12 (66.67%) IBM
4 12 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (61.11%) vCloud
5 11 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (55.56%) OpenStack
6 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (50.00%) Hyper-V
7 9 (50.00%) NAS
7 9 (50.00%) Linux
7 9 (50.00%) SAN
8 8 (44.44%) Windows
8 8 (44.44%) Clustering
8 8 (44.44%) IaaS
9 6 (33.33%) BMC
10 5 (27.78%) ITIL
10 5 (27.78%) VMware ESX
10 5 (27.78%) BMC PATROL
10 5 (27.78%) Migration
10 5 (27.78%) Replication
10 5 (27.78%) iSCSI
10 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (27.78%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (27.78%) vMotion
11 4 (22.22%) Web Services
12 3 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (16.67%) Public Cloud

Cloud Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (55.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (44.44%) IaaS
4 3 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) SAN
1 9 (50.00%) NAS
2 5 (27.78%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (27.78%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
General
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) WAP
2 1 (5.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (83.33%) Data Centre
2 8 (44.44%) Clustering
3 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (27.78%) Replication
4 3 (16.67%) Public Cloud
5 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (11.11%) Open Source
3 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (5.56%) Converged Infrastructure
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (61.11%) vCloud
2 9 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (27.78%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) BMC PATROL
1 5 (27.78%) vMotion
2 2 (11.11%) SCCM
3 1 (5.56%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) VMware
2 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
3 12 (66.67%) IBM
4 6 (33.33%) BMC
5 2 (11.11%) NetIQ
6 1 (5.56%) Red Hat