Period
to 24 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Cloud Architect was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 24 February 2020.

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

Cloud Architect
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 255 287 272
Rank change year-on-year +32 -15 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Architect 50 44 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.55% 0.43% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.45% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 44 38 65
City of London median annual salary £82,500 £85,000 £95,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.94% -10.53% +24.59%
10th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £120,000 £116,375 £128,750
Central London median annual salary £86,250 £80,750 £90,000
% change year-on-year +6.81% -10.28% +22.03%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 8,566 9,794 10,180
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.87% 95.47% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7,395 8,747 9,081
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%

Cloud Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Architect in the City of London

Cloud Architect
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Cloud Architect in the City of London

Cloud Architect
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Architect in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Cloud Architect in the City of London

Cloud Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 February 2020, 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 City of London region featuring Cloud Architect in the job title.

1 33 (66.00%) Azure
2 32 (64.00%) AWS
3 20 (40.00%) Presales
4 18 (36.00%) Oracle
5 16 (32.00%) GCP
6 15 (30.00%) Project Management
6 15 (30.00%) Finance
6 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 15 (30.00%) XML
7 12 (24.00%) SQL
7 12 (24.00%) Public Cloud
8 11 (22.00%) Linux
8 11 (22.00%) Banking
8 11 (22.00%) Marketing
9 10 (20.00%) Migration
9 10 (20.00%) E-Commerce
9 10 (20.00%) Microservices
9 10 (20.00%) Office 365
10 9 (18.00%) Hybrid Cloud
10 9 (18.00%) OO
10 9 (18.00%) IBM
10 9 (18.00%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (18.00%) Workflow
10 9 (18.00%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (16.00%) Web Development
11 8 (16.00%) WebSphere
11 8 (16.00%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (16.00%) Magento
11 8 (16.00%) RESTful
11 8 (16.00%) Apache Solr

Cloud Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 8 (16.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 8 (16.00%) Apache Solr
1 8 (16.00%) CMS
1 8 (16.00%) WebSphere
1 8 (16.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Magento
1 8 (16.00%) SAP Hybris
1 8 (16.00%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 33 (66.00%) Azure
2 32 (64.00%) AWS
3 16 (32.00%) GCP
4 10 (20.00%) Office 365
5 8 (16.00%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (16.00%) Serverless
6 7 (14.00%) SaaS
7 4 (8.00%) IaaS
8 2 (4.00%) PaaS
9 1 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) HTTP
1 8 (16.00%) Internet
2 2 (4.00%) VPN
3 1 (2.00%) Firewall
3 1 (2.00%) MPLS
3 1 (2.00%) Network Security
3 1 (2.00%) SAN
3 1 (2.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) Endeca
1 8 (16.00%) RDBMS
1 8 (16.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (14.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.00%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.00%) Big Data
4 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
General
1 15 (30.00%) Finance
2 11 (22.00%) Banking
2 11 (22.00%) Marketing
3 8 (16.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (8.00%) Retail
5 3 (6.00%) Public Sector
6 2 (4.00%) Law
6 2 (4.00%) Legal
6 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
7 1 (2.00%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.00%) XML
2 8 (16.00%) HTML
2 8 (16.00%) RESTful
3 7 (14.00%) J2EE
3 7 (14.00%) XSD
3 7 (14.00%) XSLT
4 3 (6.00%) Django
5 2 (4.00%) .NET
5 2 (4.00%) Web Services
6 1 (2.00%) JSON
6 1 (2.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Public Cloud
2 9 (18.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (16.00%) iPad
3 8 (16.00%) Virtual Team
4 6 (12.00%) Data Centre
4 6 (12.00%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (8.00%) Cloud Native
6 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (6.00%) User Experience
7 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (4.00%) Private Cloud
8 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
8 1 (2.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Linux
2 7 (14.00%) Solaris
2 7 (14.00%) Unix
3 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) Presales
2 15 (30.00%) Project Management
3 10 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 10 (20.00%) Microservices
3 10 (20.00%) Migration
4 9 (18.00%) OO
4 9 (18.00%) Technical Architecture
4 9 (18.00%) Workflow
5 8 (16.00%) Architectural Design
5 8 (16.00%) Content Management
5 8 (16.00%) OOD
5 8 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (16.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 8 (16.00%) SDLC
5 8 (16.00%) Web Development
6 7 (14.00%) Business Continuity
6 7 (14.00%) Client Onboarding
6 7 (14.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (14.00%) Data Management
6 7 (14.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.00%) SQL
2 7 (14.00%) Bourne shell
2 7 (14.00%) C-shell
2 7 (14.00%) Korn
3 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.00%) C#
5 1 (2.00%) Java
5 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.00%) Python
5 1 (2.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
1 3 (6.00%) Master's Degree
1 3 (6.00%) TOGAF Certification
2 2 (4.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (4.00%) CISM
2 2 (4.00%) CISSP
2 2 (4.00%) IISP
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) GDPR
1 7 (14.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 1 (2.00%) NIST
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.00%) Docker
3 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.00%) Ansible
2 2 (4.00%) Istio
2 2 (4.00%) Puppet
2 2 (4.00%) Terraform
3 1 (2.00%) CASB
3 1 (2.00%) SCCM
3 1 (2.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (36.00%) Oracle
2 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (18.00%) IBM
3 9 (18.00%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (16.00%) Adobe
4 8 (16.00%) ATG
4 8 (16.00%) Demandware
4 8 (16.00%) Elastic Path
4 8 (16.00%) hybris
4 8 (16.00%) Interwoven
4 8 (16.00%) SAP
5 3 (6.00%) Google
5 3 (6.00%) VMware
6 2 (4.00%) Cisco
6 2 (4.00%) NetApp
7 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.00%) Teradata