Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Cloud Architect was £92,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 282 315 384
Rank change year-on-year +33 +69 +66
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Architect 44 38 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.43% 0.33% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.34% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 40 23 37
City of London median annual salary £92,500 £80,000 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.63% -3.03% +29.41%
10th Percentile £66,750 £66,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £115,750 £97,250 £102,750
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £80,000 £82,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% -3.03% +26.92%

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 9680 11204 16347
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 96.40% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8762 10214 14209
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +0.92%

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 November 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 24 November 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 18 (40.91%) Migration
2 17 (38.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (38.64%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (36.36%) Finance
3 16 (36.36%) Google Cloud Platform
4 15 (34.09%) DevOps
5 14 (31.82%) Google
6 13 (29.55%) Big Data
7 12 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
8 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (22.73%) Line Management
10 9 (20.45%) UML
11 8 (18.18%) Code Coverage
11 8 (18.18%) Information Management
11 8 (18.18%) Computer Science
11 8 (18.18%) Time Management
11 8 (18.18%) Hadoop
11 8 (18.18%) IaaS
12 7 (15.91%) Microservices
12 7 (15.91%) Data Centre
12 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (15.91%) Degree
12 7 (15.91%) PaaS
13 6 (13.64%) SaaS
13 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
13 6 (13.64%) Kubernetes
13 6 (13.64%) Hybrid Cloud
13 6 (13.64%) Docker
13 6 (13.64%) Apache Spark
13 6 (13.64%) Computer Science Degree

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 6 (13.64%) Apache Spark
2 3 (6.82%) Confluence
3 2 (4.55%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.55%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.27%) Apache
4 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 17 (38.64%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (38.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (36.36%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (18.18%) IaaS
4 7 (15.91%) PaaS
5 6 (13.64%) SaaS
6 5 (11.36%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (6.82%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (4.55%) Bluemix
8 2 (4.55%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (4.55%) Office 365
8 2 (4.55%) Serverless
9 1 (2.27%) Force.com
9 1 (2.27%) iPaaS
9 1 (2.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (2.27%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) Firewall
2 1 (2.27%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (29.55%) Big Data
2 8 (18.18%) Hadoop
3 4 (9.09%) Apache Hive
3 4 (9.09%) MySQL
3 4 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.82%) BigQuery
4 3 (6.82%) Data Lake
5 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.55%) Redis
6 1 (2.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.27%) HBase
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
1 5 (11.36%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.82%) JIRA
3 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.27%) Hudson
4 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (36.36%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Legal
3 1 (2.27%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (2.27%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) Web Services
2 2 (4.55%) Hibernate
2 2 (4.55%) JDBC
2 2 (4.55%) Middleware
2 2 (4.55%) OAuth
2 2 (4.55%) OpenID
2 2 (4.55%) XML
3 1 (2.27%) .NET
3 1 (2.27%) Electron Framework
3 1 (2.27%) JSON
3 1 (2.27%) Kafka
3 1 (2.27%) Node.js
3 1 (2.27%) Spring
3 1 (2.27%) Spring Boot
3 1 (2.27%) Struts
3 1 (2.27%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.91%) Data Centre
3 6 (13.64%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (9.09%) Public Cloud
5 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (4.55%) Mainframe
6 2 (4.55%) PKI
7 1 (2.27%) Contactless
7 1 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) Migration
2 15 (34.09%) DevOps
3 12 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
4 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (22.73%) Line Management
6 9 (20.45%) UML
7 8 (18.18%) Code Coverage
7 8 (18.18%) Information Management
7 8 (18.18%) Time Management
8 7 (15.91%) Microservices
9 5 (11.36%) TOGAF
10 4 (9.09%) IT Strategy
10 4 (9.09%) Presales
10 4 (9.09%) Project Management
10 4 (9.09%) SDLC
11 3 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (6.82%) Data Mapping
11 3 (6.82%) Data Migration
11 3 (6.82%) Information Security
11 3 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) SQL
2 4 (9.09%) Java
3 3 (6.82%) C++
3 3 (6.82%) PHP
3 3 (6.82%) Python
3 3 (6.82%) Scala
4 2 (4.55%) Go
4 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Degree
2 6 (13.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.55%) CISSP
4 1 (2.27%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) GCP
2 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Docker
2 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.82%) HDFS
3 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.27%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) Kubernetes
2 3 (6.82%) Ansible
2 3 (6.82%) Mesos
2 3 (6.82%) Terraform
3 2 (4.55%) vRealize
4 1 (2.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Google
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.09%) VMware
4 3 (6.82%) Atlassian
5 2 (4.55%) Citrix
5 2 (4.55%) Dell
5 2 (4.55%) IBM
5 2 (4.55%) RightScale
5 2 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.27%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.27%) CA
6 1 (2.27%) ForgeRock
6 1 (2.27%) NetApp
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle
6 1 (2.27%) SAP
6 1 (2.27%) Workday