Period
to 13 August 2020

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 13 August 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
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 198 261 270
Rank change year-on-year +63 +9 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Architect 23 74 78
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.47% 0.73% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.76% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 15 69 66
Median annual salary £90,000 £92,500 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.70% +8.82% +9.68%
10th Percentile £63,650 £62,350 £62,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £115,000 £122,500
Central London median annual salary £90,000 £92,500 £85,000
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.82% +9.68%

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 4,594 9,684 10,487
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.06% 95.53% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3,993 8,614 9,335
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +4.35%

Cloud Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Cloud Architect in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cloud Architect in the City of London over the 6 months to 13 August 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 13 August 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 14 (60.87%) Azure
2 13 (56.52%) GCP
3 12 (52.17%) AWS
3 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
4 11 (47.83%) Migration
5 10 (43.48%) Google
6 6 (26.09%) Finance
7 5 (21.74%) Banking
7 5 (21.74%) Degree
7 5 (21.74%) SaaS
7 5 (21.74%) VMware
7 5 (21.74%) Public Cloud
8 4 (17.39%) Cloud Native
8 4 (17.39%) Technical Leadership
8 4 (17.39%) Technology Roadmap
8 4 (17.39%) Architectural Design
8 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (17.39%) Windows
8 4 (17.39%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (17.39%) Law
9 3 (13.04%) Retail Banking
9 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (13.04%) Django
9 3 (13.04%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (13.04%) Visualisation
9 3 (13.04%) Open Source
9 3 (13.04%) Network Architecture
9 3 (13.04%) Linux
9 3 (13.04%) Web Services
9 3 (13.04%) JavaScript

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 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 14 (60.87%) Azure
2 13 (56.52%) GCP
3 12 (52.17%) AWS
4 5 (21.74%) SaaS
5 4 (17.39%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (8.70%) IaaS
6 2 (8.70%) Office 365
6 2 (8.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Network Security
2 1 (4.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (4.35%) Big Data
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Banking
3 4 (17.39%) Law
4 3 (13.04%) Retail Banking
5 1 (4.35%) German Language
5 1 (4.35%) Italian Language
5 1 (4.35%) Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Django
1 3 (13.04%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) .NET Core
2 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.35%) Kafka
2 1 (4.35%) Middleware
2 1 (4.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Public Cloud
2 4 (17.39%) Cloud Native
3 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (13.04%) User Experience
4 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.35%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Migration
2 4 (17.39%) Architectural Design
2 4 (17.39%) Technical Leadership
2 4 (17.39%) Technology Roadmap
3 3 (13.04%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (13.04%) Data Visualisation
3 3 (13.04%) Deployment Automation
3 3 (13.04%) High Availability
3 3 (13.04%) Line Management
3 3 (13.04%) Network Architecture
3 3 (13.04%) Open Source
3 3 (13.04%) Presales
3 3 (13.04%) Re-Platforming
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (13.04%) Visualisation
4 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
4 2 (8.70%) Data Security
4 2 (8.70%) Microservices
4 2 (8.70%) Security Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
1 3 (13.04%) Python
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (13.04%) Master's Degree
4 1 (4.35%) CCNA
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.35%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Docker
2 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 10 (43.48%) Google
3 5 (21.74%) VMware
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle
5 2 (8.70%) Oblix
6 1 (4.35%) Dell
6 1 (4.35%) EMC
6 1 (4.35%) MuleSoft