Period
to 15 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Cloud Architect was £90,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 262 282 338
Rank change year-on-year +20 +56 +72
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Architect 87 56 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.77% 0.54% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.56% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 70 51 31
City of London median annual salary £90,000 £77,500 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.13% - +5.08%
10th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £63,750
90th Percentile £122,500 £122,500 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £90,000 £77,500 £78,750
% change year-on-year +16.13% -1.59% +6.78%

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 10,822 9,957 13,044
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 95.71% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 9,656 9,018 11,802
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,750 £32,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £91,250 £86,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 15 July 2018.

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 15 July 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 City of London region featuring Cloud Architect in the job title.

1 73 (83.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (49.43%) Microsoft
3 39 (44.83%) Amazon AWS
4 37 (42.53%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (37.93%) DevOps
6 29 (33.33%) IaaS
7 25 (28.74%) PaaS
7 25 (28.74%) Finance
8 23 (26.44%) Migration
8 23 (26.44%) Google
8 23 (26.44%) .NET
9 20 (22.99%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (20.69%) Active Directory
10 18 (20.69%) PowerShell
11 17 (19.54%) Office 365
12 16 (18.39%) SQL Server
12 16 (18.39%) C#
12 16 (18.39%) Windows
12 16 (18.39%) Puppet
13 14 (16.09%) Google Cloud Platform
13 14 (16.09%) Azure Active Directory
13 14 (16.09%) SQL
13 14 (16.09%) Citrix
14 13 (14.94%) GCP
14 13 (14.94%) Target Operating Model
14 13 (14.94%) Docker
15 12 (13.79%) Enterprise Cloud
15 12 (13.79%) Decision-Making
15 12 (13.79%) SaaS
15 12 (13.79%) Continuous Integration

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 11 (12.64%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.75%) Confluence
3 3 (3.45%) Mule
4 2 (2.30%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.30%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.15%) IIS
5 1 (1.15%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.15%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 73 (83.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (44.83%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (33.33%) IaaS
4 25 (28.74%) PaaS
5 17 (19.54%) Office 365
6 14 (16.09%) Azure Active Directory
6 14 (16.09%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (13.79%) SaaS
8 7 (8.05%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (3.45%) Boomi
9 3 (3.45%) Serverless
10 2 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (2.30%) Amazon S3
10 2 (2.30%) GitHub
11 1 (1.15%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (1.15%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.64%) Firewall
2 8 (9.20%) VPN
2 8 (9.20%) WAN
3 5 (5.75%) DMZ
4 3 (3.45%) SAN
5 2 (2.30%) BGP
5 2 (2.30%) Network Security
6 1 (1.15%) DHCP
6 1 (1.15%) DNS
6 1 (1.15%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.39%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.60%) Big Data
3 3 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (2.30%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.30%) MySQL
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.15%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 9 (10.34%) Visual Studio
2 8 (9.20%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (5.75%) JIRA
3 5 (5.75%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (3.45%) CF BOSH
4 3 (3.45%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.45%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (28.74%) Finance
2 6 (6.90%) Banking
3 2 (2.30%) Retail
4 1 (1.15%) Law
4 1 (1.15%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (26.44%) .NET
2 8 (9.20%) ASP.NET
2 8 (9.20%) ASP.NET Web API
2 8 (9.20%) Web Services
3 6 (6.90%) Middleware
4 5 (5.75%) AngularJS
5 4 (4.60%) JSON
6 3 (3.45%) SOAP
7 2 (2.30%) Kafka
7 2 (2.30%) REST
7 2 (2.30%) WCF
8 1 (1.15%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.15%) CSS
8 1 (1.15%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.15%) HTML
8 1 (1.15%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.79%) Enterprise Cloud
2 8 (9.20%) Data Centre
3 7 (8.05%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.90%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (5.75%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (4.60%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.30%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.15%) Cloud Native
8 1 (1.15%) Cybercrime
8 1 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.15%) iPhone
8 1 (1.15%) NHS
8 1 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.15%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.39%) Windows
2 9 (10.34%) Linux
3 7 (8.05%) Windows 10
3 7 (8.05%) Windows 7
4 4 (4.60%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.30%) VMS
6 1 (1.15%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (42.53%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (37.93%) DevOps
3 23 (26.44%) Migration
4 20 (22.99%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (14.94%) Target Operating Model
6 12 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (13.79%) Decision-Making
7 9 (10.34%) TOGAF
8 8 (9.20%) CRM
8 8 (9.20%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (9.20%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (9.20%) Server Virtualisation
9 7 (8.05%) Artificial Intelligence
9 7 (8.05%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (8.05%) Deployment Automation
9 7 (8.05%) Network Architecture
9 7 (8.05%) TDD
10 6 (6.90%) GAP Analysis
10 6 (6.90%) Presales
10 6 (6.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.69%) PowerShell
2 16 (18.39%) C#
3 14 (16.09%) SQL
4 8 (9.20%) Java
5 7 (8.05%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.45%) Python
7 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.30%) C++
7 2 (2.30%) Perl
7 2 (2.30%) PHP
8 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (6.90%) Degree
2 5 (5.75%) TOGAF Certification
3 4 (4.60%) AWS Certification
4 2 (2.30%) CISA
4 2 (2.30%) CISM
4 2 (2.30%) CISSP
4 2 (2.30%) CRISC
4 2 (2.30%) GIAC
4 2 (2.30%) MCSA
4 2 (2.30%) MCSE
4 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.30%) SANS
5 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.94%) GCP
2 1 (1.15%) COBIT
2 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 13 (14.94%) Docker
3 10 (11.49%) Hyper-V
4 9 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (4.60%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.30%) Apache Flume
7 1 (1.15%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (18.39%) Puppet
2 9 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.45%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.30%) Ansible
4 2 (2.30%) Salt
5 1 (1.15%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (49.43%) Microsoft
2 23 (26.44%) Google
3 14 (16.09%) Citrix
4 11 (12.64%) VMware
5 7 (8.05%) IBM
6 5 (5.75%) Splunk
7 2 (2.30%) Apigee
7 2 (2.30%) Axway
7 2 (2.30%) Cloudera
7 2 (2.30%) Hortonworks
7 2 (2.30%) Oracle
7 2 (2.30%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.30%) SaltStack
7 2 (2.30%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.15%) Adobe
8 1 (1.15%) Becrypt
8 1 (1.15%) Cisco
8 1 (1.15%) Dell
8 1 (1.15%) HP
8 1 (1.15%) McAfee