Period
to 21 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Cloud Architect was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Architect
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 187 228 227
Rank change year-on-year +41 -1 +70
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Architect 73 31 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.17% 0.51% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 0.53% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 37 26 60
Berkshire median annual salary £85,000 £77,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.68% +6.90% +3.57%
10th Percentile £71,250 £63,125 £63,750
90th Percentile £97,000 £101,250 £80,250
South East median annual salary £77,500 £77,500 £70,250
% change year-on-year - +10.32% +8.08%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 5,965 5,814 8,325
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.53% 95.48% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4,834 4,678 6,562
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £73,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

Cloud Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Cloud Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Architect in Berkshire

Cloud Architect
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Cloud Architect in Berkshire

Cloud Architect
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Architect in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Cloud Architect in Berkshire

Cloud Architect
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Architect within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +21 23 £85,000 +13.33%
Bracknell +5 16 - -
Maidenhead -28 13 £72,500 +7.41%
Slough +5 12 £90,000 +16.13% 1
Newbury +10 4 £77,500 +10.71%
Cloud Architect
South East

Cloud Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, Cloud Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Cloud Architect in the job title.

1 62 (84.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (75.34%) Amazon AWS
3 48 (65.75%) Microsoft
4 38 (52.05%) Presales
5 37 (50.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 37 (50.68%) MCSE
6 34 (46.58%) Network Security
7 30 (41.10%) MCSA
8 27 (36.99%) Active Directory
9 26 (35.62%) Enterprise Architecture
10 25 (34.25%) Python
11 24 (32.88%) RDBMS
11 24 (32.88%) Web Services
11 24 (32.88%) Amazon Kinesis
11 24 (32.88%) Azure Active Directory
11 24 (32.88%) AWS Lambda
11 24 (32.88%) Identity Access Management
11 24 (32.88%) Cosmos DB
11 24 (32.88%) Serverless
11 24 (32.88%) Vendor Relationship Management
11 24 (32.88%) Amazon EMR
11 24 (32.88%) Amazon RDS
11 24 (32.88%) Relational Database
11 24 (32.88%) Amazon Redshift
11 24 (32.88%) Amazon EC2
11 24 (32.88%) Amazon S3
11 24 (32.88%) Amazon SQS
12 23 (31.51%) VMware
13 19 (26.03%) Project Management
14 18 (24.66%) Data Centre

Cloud Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.48%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.11%) IIS
2 3 (4.11%) OpenStack
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (2.74%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 15 (20.55%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 62 (84.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (75.34%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (32.88%) Amazon EC2
3 24 (32.88%) Amazon EMR
3 24 (32.88%) Amazon Kinesis
3 24 (32.88%) Amazon S3
3 24 (32.88%) Amazon SQS
3 24 (32.88%) AWS Lambda
3 24 (32.88%) Azure Active Directory
3 24 (32.88%) Serverless
4 15 (20.55%) Office 365
4 15 (20.55%) PaaS
5 13 (17.81%) IaaS
6 12 (16.44%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (10.96%) SaaS
8 6 (8.22%) IBM Cloud
9 4 (5.48%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (4.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 34 (46.58%) Network Security
2 9 (12.33%) Firewall
3 7 (9.59%) LAN
3 7 (9.59%) WAN
3 7 (9.59%) Wireless
4 4 (5.48%) DNS
5 3 (4.11%) DHCP
5 3 (4.11%) NAS
5 3 (4.11%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (4.11%) SAN
5 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.74%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.74%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.37%) BGP
7 1 (1.37%) EIGRP
7 1 (1.37%) IGRP
7 1 (1.37%) IPsec
7 1 (1.37%) OSPF
7 1 (1.37%) VLAN
7 1 (1.37%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (32.88%) Amazon RDS
1 24 (32.88%) Amazon Redshift
1 24 (32.88%) Cosmos DB
1 24 (32.88%) RDBMS
1 24 (32.88%) Relational Database
2 13 (17.81%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.11%) Data Lake
3 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (13.70%) Publishing
2 9 (12.33%) Telecoms
3 7 (9.59%) Banking
3 7 (9.59%) German Language
3 7 (9.59%) Italian Language
4 5 (6.85%) Automotive
5 4 (5.48%) Finance
6 3 (4.11%) Legal
6 3 (4.11%) Retail
7 2 (2.74%) Billing
7 2 (2.74%) French Language
7 2 (2.74%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (2.74%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (32.88%) Web Services
2 15 (20.55%) .NET
2 15 (20.55%) ASP.NET
2 15 (20.55%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (13.70%) Middleware
4 7 (9.59%) JSON
5 2 (2.74%) AppFabric
5 2 (2.74%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.66%) Data Centre
2 9 (12.33%) Public Cloud
3 7 (9.59%) EMC VMAX
3 7 (9.59%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.11%) Clustering
4 3 (4.11%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.11%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.11%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.74%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.96%) Linux
2 5 (6.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (6.85%) Windows
3 3 (4.11%) Unix
3 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (52.05%) Presales
2 26 (35.62%) Enterprise Architecture
3 24 (32.88%) Identity Access Management
3 24 (32.88%) Vendor Relationship Management
4 19 (26.03%) Project Management
5 12 (16.44%) TOGAF
6 10 (13.70%) Strategic Thinking
7 9 (12.33%) Customer Engagement
7 9 (12.33%) SABSA
8 8 (10.96%) Network Design
8 8 (10.96%) Security Architecture
9 7 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (9.59%) Build Automation
9 7 (9.59%) Configuration Management
9 7 (9.59%) Decision-Making
9 7 (9.59%) Open Source
9 7 (9.59%) Requirements Management
9 7 (9.59%) Scrum
9 7 (9.59%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (8.22%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 25 (34.25%) Python
2 15 (20.55%) Java
2 15 (20.55%) PL/SQL
2 15 (20.55%) Scala
2 15 (20.55%) Shell Script
2 15 (20.55%) SQL
3 7 (9.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (50.68%) MCSE
1 37 (50.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (41.10%) MCSA
3 15 (20.55%) Security Cleared
4 10 (13.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (12.33%) CCIE
5 9 (12.33%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (10.96%) Degree
7 7 (9.59%) CCIE Data Center
7 7 (9.59%) CCIE Service Provider
7 7 (9.59%) CCNA
7 7 (9.59%) EMC Certification
7 7 (9.59%) MCSD
7 7 (9.59%) VCAP
7 7 (9.59%) VCDX
8 4 (5.48%) AWS Certification
9 3 (4.11%) MCITP
9 3 (4.11%) RHCE
10 2 (2.74%) CISA
10 2 (2.74%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.11%) COBIT
2 3 (4.11%) GDPR
3 2 (2.74%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (36.99%) Active Directory
2 16 (21.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (16.44%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.48%) vCloud
4 4 (5.48%) vSphere
5 3 (4.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (13.70%) Ansible
2 2 (2.74%) QRadar
Vendors
1 48 (65.75%) Microsoft
2 23 (31.51%) VMware
3 18 (24.66%) Google
4 15 (20.55%) Cisco
5 12 (16.44%) EMC
5 12 (16.44%) NetApp
6 11 (15.07%) Oracle
7 10 (13.70%) F5
8 9 (12.33%) Dell
8 9 (12.33%) Splunk
9 5 (6.85%) HP
9 5 (6.85%) IBM
9 5 (6.85%) Red Hat
10 4 (5.48%) Juniper
11 3 (4.11%) SAP
12 2 (2.74%) 3PAR
12 2 (2.74%) Citrix
12 2 (2.74%) Nimble Storage
12 2 (2.74%) Palo Alto
12 2 (2.74%) Salesforce.com