Period
to 17 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Cloud Architect was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

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
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 292 271 295
Rank change year-on-year -21 +24 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Architect 41 64 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.40% 0.60% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.63% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 35 61 26
City of London median annual salary £85,000 £92,500 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.11% +19.35% -6.06%
10th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £66,875
90th Percentile £103,250 £128,750 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £80,000 £90,000 £76,250
% change year-on-year -11.11% +18.03% -7.58%

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 9,816 10,157 10,150
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.64% 95.25% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 8,759 9,051 9,270
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £33,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £91,250
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 2019, 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 20 (48.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (39.02%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (39.02%) PaaS
3 10 (24.39%) Migration
4 8 (19.51%) Analytics
4 8 (19.51%) Finance
4 8 (19.51%) Oracle
4 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
4 8 (19.51%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
5 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (17.07%) SaaS
5 7 (17.07%) Google
6 6 (14.63%) REST
6 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (14.63%) TOGAF
6 6 (14.63%) Red Hat
6 6 (14.63%) SQL
6 6 (14.63%) SOAP
6 6 (14.63%) Web Services
6 6 (14.63%) IaaS
6 6 (14.63%) Serverless
7 5 (12.20%) DevOps
7 5 (12.20%) Microservices
7 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Cloud
7 5 (12.20%) Boomi
7 5 (12.20%) Apigee
7 5 (12.20%) Data Centre
7 5 (12.20%) API Design
7 5 (12.20%) Oracle Reports

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 5 (12.20%) Mule
2 3 (7.32%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.88%) Apache
4 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 20 (48.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (39.02%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (39.02%) PaaS
3 8 (19.51%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (17.07%) SaaS
5 6 (14.63%) IaaS
5 6 (14.63%) Serverless
6 5 (12.20%) Apigee
6 5 (12.20%) Boomi
6 5 (12.20%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (7.32%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (7.32%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (7.32%) Data Lake Analytics
8 2 (4.88%) Amazon S3
8 2 (4.88%) AWS CloudTrail
8 2 (4.88%) Azure Functions
8 2 (4.88%) Google App Engine
8 2 (4.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (2.44%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.88%) DNS
2 2 (4.88%) HTTP
3 1 (2.44%) FTP
3 1 (2.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (9.76%) NoSQL
4 3 (7.32%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (7.32%) Big Data
4 3 (7.32%) Cosmos DB
4 3 (7.32%) Data Lake
4 3 (7.32%) Hadoop
4 3 (7.32%) HDInsight
4 3 (7.32%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.32%) MySQL
4 3 (7.32%) StreamInsight
5 2 (4.88%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (4.88%) BigQuery
5 2 (4.88%) Bigtable
6 1 (2.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.44%) HBase
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.76%) Banking
4 3 (7.32%) Retail
5 1 (2.44%) Advertising
5 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Law
5 1 (2.44%) Norwegian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) REST
1 6 (14.63%) SOAP
1 6 (14.63%) Web Services
2 5 (12.20%) JSON
3 4 (9.76%) Middleware
4 3 (7.32%) Kafka
4 3 (7.32%) WPF
5 2 (4.88%) Apache Beam
6 1 (2.44%) GraphQL
6 1 (2.44%) gRPC
6 1 (2.44%) J2EE
6 1 (2.44%) LDAP
6 1 (2.44%) OAuth
6 1 (2.44%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Data Centre
1 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Cloud
2 4 (9.76%) Client/Server
2 4 (9.76%) Reinsurance
3 3 (7.32%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.88%) Cloud Native
4 2 (4.88%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.44%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.44%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Linux
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Migration
2 8 (19.51%) Analytics
3 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.63%) TOGAF
5 5 (12.20%) API Design
5 5 (12.20%) DevOps
5 5 (12.20%) Information Security
5 5 (12.20%) Microservices
6 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (9.76%) Change Management
6 4 (9.76%) Data Engineering
6 4 (9.76%) Data Migration
6 4 (9.76%) Decision-Making
6 4 (9.76%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
7 3 (7.32%) Data Governance
7 3 (7.32%) Machine Learning
7 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.32%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) C#
2 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) AWS Certification
1 4 (9.76%) CISSP
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
1 4 (9.76%) TOGAF Certification
2 3 (7.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.88%) CISM
3 2 (4.88%) Master's Degree
3 2 (4.88%) MCSE
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.44%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (2.44%) CISA
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.44%) ISSAP
4 1 (2.44%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) GDPR
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.44%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (2.44%) Ansible
3 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Oracle
2 7 (17.07%) Google
2 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
3 6 (14.63%) Red Hat
4 5 (12.20%) Axway
4 5 (12.20%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.44%) Okta
5 1 (2.44%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.44%) VMware