Period
to 19 October 2021

The median annual salary for a Cloud Architect was £95,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

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

Cloud Architect
England > London
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 315 279 315
Rank change year-on-year -36 +36 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Architect 503 192 549
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.00% 0.98% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.05% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 371 163 384
10th Percentile £72,500 £70,500 £71,250
25th Percentile £81,250 £81,875 £75,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £95,000 £110,000 £90,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.64% +22.22% +2.86%
75th Percentile £105,875 £143,750 £105,000
90th Percentile £120,000 £145,000 £122,500
England median annual salary £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 45,168 18,331 51,613
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.47% 93.55% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 31,046 15,553 42,487
10th Percentile £41,000 £41,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £63,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +7.14% +5.00%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% +4.00%

Cloud Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Cloud Architect in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Architect in London

Cloud Architect
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cloud Architect in London.

Salary trend for Cloud Architect in London

Cloud Architect
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cloud Architect in London over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Cloud Architect in London

Cloud Architect
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Architect within the London region over the 6 months to 19 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -47 44 £96,500 +3.21% 51
South London -4 24 £80,500 +9.15%
West London -69 8 - - 5
Cloud Architect
England

Cloud Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, 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 London region featuring Cloud Architect in the job title.

1 311 (61.83%) AWS
2 281 (55.86%) Azure
3 213 (42.35%) GCP
4 163 (32.41%) Migration
5 131 (26.04%) Kubernetes
5 131 (26.04%) DevOps
6 128 (25.45%) PaaS
7 121 (24.06%) Social Skills
8 118 (23.46%) Public Cloud
9 116 (23.06%) Agile Software Development
10 106 (21.07%) Cloud Native
11 104 (20.68%) Google
11 104 (20.68%) IaaS
12 96 (19.09%) Java
13 94 (18.69%) SaaS
14 92 (18.29%) Microservices
14 92 (18.29%) Microsoft
15 82 (16.30%) Python
16 79 (15.71%) Finance
17 77 (15.31%) Thought Leadership
18 72 (14.31%) Docker
19 70 (13.92%) Analytics
20 66 (13.12%) Big Data
20 66 (13.12%) Presales
21 65 (12.92%) Stakeholder Management
22 61 (12.13%) Terraform
23 56 (11.13%) Serverless
24 52 (10.34%) Oracle
25 47 (9.34%) Problem-Solving
26 45 (8.95%) Amazon EKS

Cloud Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 23 (4.57%) Cloud Foundry
2 21 (4.17%) Apache Spark
3 18 (3.58%) IIS
4 11 (2.19%) Apache
4 11 (2.19%) Apache Pig
5 7 (1.39%) OpenStack
6 6 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (1.19%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.99%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.99%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.99%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.80%) Confluence
9 3 (0.60%) Apache Airflow
9 3 (0.60%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.20%) CICS
Applications
1 6 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.19%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.40%) Social Studio
4 1 (0.20%) Magento
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 311 (61.83%) AWS
2 281 (55.86%) Azure
3 213 (42.35%) GCP
4 128 (25.45%) PaaS
5 104 (20.68%) IaaS
6 94 (18.69%) SaaS
7 56 (11.13%) Serverless
8 45 (8.95%) Amazon EKS
8 45 (8.95%) OpenShift
9 20 (3.98%) Azure Active Directory
10 16 (3.18%) IBM Cloud
11 15 (2.98%) Cloud Computing
12 13 (2.58%) AWS CloudFormation
12 13 (2.58%) Azure Sentinel
12 13 (2.58%) Power Platform
13 11 (2.19%) Amazon S3
13 11 (2.19%) Matillion
14 10 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
14 10 (1.99%) Azure Synapse Analytics
14 10 (1.99%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.37%) Firewall
2 10 (1.99%) HTTP
3 9 (1.79%) VPN
4 8 (1.59%) Broadband
5 5 (0.99%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.60%) LAN
6 3 (0.60%) WAN
7 2 (0.40%) Internet
7 2 (0.40%) Network Security
7 2 (0.40%) SAN
8 1 (0.20%) CTI
8 1 (0.20%) DNS
8 1 (0.20%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.20%) IPsec
8 1 (0.20%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.20%) SSL
8 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (13.12%) Big Data
2 33 (6.56%) SQL Server
3 32 (6.36%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (6.36%) Relational Database
4 23 (4.57%) MySQL
5 17 (3.38%) Data Lake
5 17 (3.38%) Tableau
6 15 (2.98%) BigQuery
6 15 (2.98%) Hadoop
6 15 (2.98%) NoSQL
6 15 (2.98%) RDBMS
7 13 (2.58%) Apache Hive
8 12 (2.39%) Amazon Redshift
8 12 (2.39%) Power BI
9 11 (2.19%) Sqoop
10 10 (1.99%) Looker
10 10 (1.99%) Pentaho
11 9 (1.79%) Azure SQL Database
12 8 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (1.39%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 19 (3.78%) TeamCity
2 17 (3.38%) Octopus Deploy
3 15 (2.98%) Jenkins
4 14 (2.78%) Git (software)
5 10 (1.99%) GitLab
6 7 (1.39%) JIRA
7 3 (0.60%) git-flow
7 3 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.40%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.40%) CircleCI
8 2 (0.40%) Spinnaker
9 1 (0.20%) Maven
9 1 (0.20%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.20%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 121 (24.06%) Social Skills
2 79 (15.71%) Finance
3 36 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (4.97%) Presentation Skills
4 25 (4.97%) Public Sector
5 19 (3.78%) Marketing
6 16 (3.18%) Banking
7 15 (2.98%) Retail
8 12 (2.39%) Publishing
9 8 (1.59%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.39%) Advertising
11 6 (1.19%) Automotive
12 4 (0.80%) Billing
12 4 (0.80%) Law
12 4 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.60%) Games
13 3 (0.60%) Legal
13 3 (0.60%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.20%) Electronics
14 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (8.35%) Node.js
2 39 (7.75%) Spring
3 38 (7.55%) Web Services
4 26 (5.17%) Spring Boot
5 25 (4.97%) React
6 24 (4.77%) Kafka
7 21 (4.17%) Spring Cloud
8 19 (3.78%) .NET
8 19 (3.78%) ARM Templates
9 15 (2.98%) Java EE
10 12 (2.39%) AngularJS
10 12 (2.39%) RESTful
11 10 (1.99%) Apache Camel
11 10 (1.99%) Lambda Expressions
12 8 (1.59%) HTML
13 6 (1.19%) JSON
13 6 (1.19%) PySpark
13 6 (1.19%) REST
14 5 (0.99%) J2EE
14 5 (0.99%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 118 (23.46%) Public Cloud
2 106 (21.07%) Cloud Native
3 43 (8.55%) Hybrid Cloud
4 27 (5.37%) Data Centre
5 19 (3.78%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (3.78%) Private Cloud
6 17 (3.38%) Management Information System
7 16 (3.18%) Greenfield Project
8 15 (2.98%) Enterprise Cloud
9 8 (1.59%) Legacy Applications
9 8 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (1.59%) Social Media
10 7 (1.39%) Derivative
10 7 (1.39%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.19%) Blog
11 6 (1.19%) NHS
11 6 (1.19%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.99%) Marketing Technology
12 5 (0.99%) Replication
13 4 (0.80%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (5.17%) Linux
2 18 (3.58%) Windows
3 9 (1.79%) Unix
4 6 (1.19%) Mesosphere
5 2 (0.40%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.40%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.20%) Android
6 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.20%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (32.41%) Migration
2 131 (26.04%) DevOps
3 116 (23.06%) Agile Software Development
4 92 (18.29%) Microservices
5 77 (15.31%) Thought Leadership
6 70 (13.92%) Analytics
7 66 (13.12%) Presales
8 65 (12.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 47 (9.34%) Problem-Solving
10 44 (8.75%) Computer Science
11 42 (8.35%) Architectural Design
12 41 (8.15%) Infrastructure as Code
13 38 (7.55%) Security Architecture
14 35 (6.96%) Cybersecurity
15 34 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
15 34 (6.76%) Workshop Facilitation
16 32 (6.36%) Data Modelling
17 31 (6.16%) ETL
17 31 (6.16%) TOGAF
18 28 (5.57%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 96 (19.09%) Java
2 82 (16.30%) Python
3 38 (7.55%) PowerShell
3 38 (7.55%) SQL
4 27 (5.37%) Ruby
5 21 (4.17%) JavaScript
6 17 (3.38%) C#
6 17 (3.38%) Scala
7 16 (3.18%) Bash Shell
7 16 (3.18%) Go
8 15 (2.98%) C
9 7 (1.39%) Shell Script
9 7 (1.39%) TypeScript
10 6 (1.19%) PHP
10 6 (1.19%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.19%) T-SQL
11 5 (0.99%) Groovy
12 3 (0.60%) Apex Code
12 3 (0.60%) C++
12 3 (0.60%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 40 (7.95%) Degree
2 29 (5.77%) Security Cleared
3 28 (5.57%) OCP
3 28 (5.57%) Oracle Certification
4 27 (5.37%) SC Cleared
5 23 (4.57%) CISSP
6 19 (3.78%) AWS Certification
7 15 (2.98%) CISM
8 9 (1.79%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 9 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.99%) CCSP
10 4 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (0.80%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.60%) CEH
11 3 (0.60%) CESG Certified Professional
11 3 (0.60%) GIAC
11 3 (0.60%) ISSAP
11 3 (0.60%) SANS
12 2 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.18%) GDPR
2 15 (2.98%) NIST
3 14 (2.78%) QA
4 11 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.80%) SOC 2
6 3 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.60%) GRC
6 3 (0.60%) IASME
6 3 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.40%) COBIT
7 2 (0.40%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.40%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.20%) Accessibility
8 1 (0.20%) GAAP
System Software
1 72 (14.31%) Docker
2 35 (6.96%) Active Directory
3 16 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.79%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.40%) Ceph
6 1 (0.20%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.20%) HDFS
6 1 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 131 (26.04%) Kubernetes
2 61 (12.13%) Terraform
3 45 (8.95%) Ansible
4 39 (7.75%) Puppet
5 33 (6.56%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (3.38%) SCCM
7 14 (2.78%) Istio
8 10 (1.99%) Oozie
8 10 (1.99%) Single Sign-On
9 5 (0.99%) Packer
10 4 (0.80%) CASB
11 3 (0.60%) Consul
11 3 (0.60%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (0.60%) Salt
12 2 (0.40%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 2 (0.40%) PingFederate
13 1 (0.20%) Grafana
13 1 (0.20%) Prometheus
13 1 (0.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 104 (20.68%) Google
2 92 (18.29%) Microsoft
3 52 (10.34%) Oracle
4 35 (6.96%) SAP
5 29 (5.77%) VMware
6 20 (3.98%) Cloudera
6 20 (3.98%) Red Hat
7 18 (3.58%) Hortonworks
8 16 (3.18%) IBM
9 15 (2.98%) Salesforce.com
10 14 (2.78%) Informatica
11 10 (1.99%) StreamSets
12 7 (1.39%) Databricks
12 7 (1.39%) Teradata
13 6 (1.19%) Okta
13 6 (1.19%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
14 3 (0.60%) Cisco
14 3 (0.60%) Demandware
14 3 (0.60%) MuleSoft
15 2 (0.40%) MKS