The median annual salary for a Cloud Architect was £83,750 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Cloud Architect
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 206 232 298
Rank change year-on-year +26 +66  
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Architect 21 23 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.41% 0.36% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.38% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 16
Median salary £83,750 £76,250 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.83% +1.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £67,500 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £185,000 £92,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4898 6124 9661
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.31% 96.12% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4373 5586 8280
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Cloud Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Cloud Architect in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 28 June 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 City of London region featuring Cloud Architect in the job title.

1 28 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (48.08%) Finance
3 22 (42.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
5 19 (36.54%) Technical Architecture
6 18 (34.62%) Oracle
7 15 (28.85%) ITIL
7 15 (28.85%) Retail
7 15 (28.85%) Waterfall
7 15 (28.85%) IT Strategy
8 14 (26.92%) Multichannel Retail
8 14 (26.92%) Capacity Planning
8 14 (26.92%) Oracle Retail
8 14 (26.92%) Logistics
8 14 (26.92%) Business Analysis
8 14 (26.92%) TDD
8 14 (26.92%) WebSphere
8 14 (26.92%) PRINCE2
8 14 (26.92%) PeopleSoft
8 14 (26.92%) Oracle Financials
8 14 (26.92%) RUP
8 14 (26.92%) CRM
8 14 (26.92%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 14 (26.92%) E-Commerce
8 14 (26.92%) Service Delivery
8 14 (26.92%) ATG
8 14 (26.92%) Project Management
8 14 (26.92%) Retek
8 14 (26.92%) Middleware
8 14 (26.92%) Microsoft

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 14 (26.92%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.85%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.92%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.92%) Drupal
3 1 (1.92%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 14 (26.92%) Oracle Financials
1 14 (26.92%) Oracle Retail
1 14 (26.92%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 22 (42.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (9.62%) SaaS
4 3 (5.77%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (5.77%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (5.77%) IaaS
4 3 (5.77%) PaaS
4 3 (5.77%) Taleo
5 2 (3.85%) Bluemix
5 2 (3.85%) Boomi
5 2 (3.85%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (3.85%) iPaaS
5 2 (3.85%) Office 365
5 2 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.92%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (1.92%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) SAN
2 2 (3.85%) Firewall
2 2 (3.85%) iSCSI
2 2 (3.85%) NAS
3 1 (1.92%) Internet
3 1 (1.92%) LAN
3 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) Big Data
2 2 (3.85%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.85%) MySQL
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.92%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
General
1 25 (48.08%) Finance
2 15 (28.85%) Retail
3 3 (5.77%) Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Games
4 2 (3.85%) Legal
4 2 (3.85%) Marketing
5 1 (1.92%) Law
5 1 (1.92%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.92%) Middleware
2 6 (11.54%) Web Services
3 3 (5.77%) SOAP
3 3 (5.77%) XML
4 2 (3.85%) WSDL
5 1 (1.92%) .NET
5 1 (1.92%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.92%) J2EE
5 1 (1.92%) JDBC
5 1 (1.92%) LAMP
5 1 (1.92%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.85%) Clustering
2 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (3.85%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Linux
1 2 (3.85%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) VMS
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (36.54%) Technical Architecture
3 15 (28.85%) IT Strategy
3 15 (28.85%) ITIL
3 15 (28.85%) Waterfall
4 14 (26.92%) Business Analysis
4 14 (26.92%) Capacity Planning
4 14 (26.92%) CRM
4 14 (26.92%) E-Commerce
4 14 (26.92%) Logistics
4 14 (26.92%) Multichannel Retail
4 14 (26.92%) PRINCE2
4 14 (26.92%) Project Management
4 14 (26.92%) RUP
4 14 (26.92%) Service Delivery
4 14 (26.92%) TDD
5 11 (21.15%) TOGAF
6 6 (11.54%) Migration
7 5 (9.62%) DevOps
8 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.77%) C
1 3 (5.77%) Java
2 2 (3.85%) C#
2 2 (3.85%) C++
2 2 (3.85%) Python
3 1 (1.92%) Go
3 1 (1.92%) PHP
3 1 (1.92%) Ruby
3 1 (1.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) CCNP
1 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.92%) vCloud
3 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.92%) XenApp
3 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.92%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) Puppet
2 2 (3.85%) Ansible
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.92%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.92%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.92%) Mesos
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.92%) Salt
3 1 (1.92%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (34.62%) Oracle
2 14 (26.92%) ATG
2 14 (26.92%) Hyperion
2 14 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 14 (26.92%) PeopleSoft
2 14 (26.92%) Retek
3 5 (9.62%) Dell
3 5 (9.62%) VMware
4 3 (5.77%) Citrix
4 3 (5.77%) Google
5 2 (3.85%) IBM
5 2 (3.85%) Jitterbit
5 2 (3.85%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.92%) AppSense
6 1 (1.92%) MobileIron
6 1 (1.92%) NetApp
6 1 (1.92%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (1.92%) RightScale
6 1 (1.92%) SolarWinds
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