Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Cloud Architect was £56,250 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Cloud Architect
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 - 179
Rank change year-on-year - +179 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Architect 4 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.13% - 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% - 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 9
Cheshire median annual salary £56,250 - £60,000
10th Percentile £43,625 - £33,750
90th Percentile £71,250 - £72,000
North West median annual salary £67,000 £67,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -0.74% +12.50% -11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 2950 2207 3115
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 97.27% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2257 1892 2642
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,725 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Cloud Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Architect in Cheshire

Cloud Architect
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Cloud Architect in Cheshire

Cloud Architect
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Architect in Cheshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Cloud Architect in Cheshire

Cloud Architect
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Architect within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Chester - 1 £60,000 - 1
Knutsford - 1 £45,000 -
Warrington - 1 £75,000 -
Cloud Architect
North West

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Cloud Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region featuring Cloud Architect in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (50.00%) Middleware
3 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Cloud Native
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) IT Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) Data Lake
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
4 1 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (25.00%) FMCG
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) Product Management
4 1 (25.00%) Hadoop

Cloud Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) Data Lake
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Cloud Native
1 2 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (25.00%) FMCG
2 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
1 2 (50.00%) IT Strategy
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Product Management
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ambari
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) Hortonworks
2 1 (25.00%) VMware