Period
to 25 July 2021

The median annual salary for a Cloud Architect was £90,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 337 317 319
Rank change year-on-year -20 +2 +105
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Architect 435 261 578
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.97% 0.89% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 0.94% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 318 196 393
10th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
25th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £75,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £90,000 £95,000 £90,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £105,375 £122,500 £107,500
90th Percentile £120,000 £143,750 £130,000
England median annual salary £85,000 £82,500 £80,500
% change year-on-year +3.03% +2.48% +0.63%

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 40,147 27,634 54,786
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.61% 94.01% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 27,953 22,836 45,508
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £51,500 £50,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £102,500 £101,250 £96,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +12 43 £92,500 +2.78% 14
South London +1 8 £85,000 +9.68%
West London -22 5 £88,250 -11.75%
East London - 1 - - 5
North London - 1 £87,500 -
Cloud Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 277 (63.68%) AWS
2 249 (57.24%) Azure
3 198 (45.52%) GCP
4 132 (30.34%) Agile Software Development
5 131 (30.11%) PaaS
6 129 (29.66%) DevOps
7 117 (26.90%) Kubernetes
8 111 (25.52%) Public Cloud
9 107 (24.60%) Migration
10 102 (23.45%) Microsoft
10 102 (23.45%) SaaS
11 99 (22.76%) Social Skills
12 94 (21.61%) Microservices
13 92 (21.15%) IaaS
14 80 (18.39%) Google
15 74 (17.01%) Docker
16 73 (16.78%) Cloud Native
17 67 (15.40%) Finance
18 62 (14.25%) Presales
19 60 (13.79%) Java
19 60 (13.79%) Python
20 54 (12.41%) Thought Leadership
21 52 (11.95%) Stakeholder Management
22 51 (11.72%) Serverless
23 50 (11.49%) Analytics
24 49 (11.26%) Cybersecurity
24 49 (11.26%) Web Services
25 45 (10.34%) Terraform
26 44 (10.11%) TOGAF
26 44 (10.11%) 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 15 (3.45%) Apache
1 15 (3.45%) Cloud Foundry
1 15 (3.45%) IIS
2 13 (2.99%) Apache Spark
3 10 (2.30%) MS Exchange
4 8 (1.84%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (1.15%) CMS
6 5 (1.15%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.69%) Apache Airflow
7 3 (0.69%) Confluence
7 3 (0.69%) Headless CMS
8 2 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.46%) Mule
8 2 (0.46%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.23%) CICS
Applications
1 6 (1.38%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.92%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (0.69%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.46%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.46%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.23%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.23%) Magento
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.23%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 277 (63.68%) AWS
2 249 (57.24%) Azure
3 198 (45.52%) GCP
4 131 (30.11%) PaaS
5 102 (23.45%) SaaS
6 92 (21.15%) IaaS
7 51 (11.72%) Serverless
8 44 (10.11%) Amazon EKS
9 27 (6.21%) Cloud Computing
10 21 (4.83%) Azure Active Directory
11 18 (4.14%) OpenShift
12 16 (3.68%) Microsoft 365
13 14 (3.22%) IBM Cloud
14 13 (2.99%) Power Platform
15 12 (2.76%) AWS CloudFormation
16 8 (1.84%) PowerApps
17 6 (1.38%) Azure Sentinel
18 5 (1.15%) GitHub
19 4 (0.92%) Amazon EMR
19 4 (0.92%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.37%) Firewall
2 6 (1.38%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.15%) Network Security
3 5 (1.15%) WAN
4 4 (0.92%) DNS
4 4 (0.92%) HTTP
4 4 (0.92%) VPN
5 3 (0.69%) SMS
5 3 (0.69%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.46%) SD-WAN
7 1 (0.23%) DHCP
7 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.23%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (7.36%) Big Data
2 21 (4.83%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (4.60%) SQL Server
4 14 (3.22%) Relational Database
5 13 (2.99%) Data Lake
6 12 (2.76%) BigQuery
7 9 (2.07%) NoSQL
8 8 (1.84%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (1.61%) Hadoop
9 7 (1.61%) MySQL
10 6 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.38%) Spark SQL
11 5 (1.15%) Power BI
12 4 (0.92%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.92%) Apache Hive
12 4 (0.92%) Flink
12 4 (0.92%) MongoDB
12 4 (0.92%) Neo4j
12 4 (0.92%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 18 (4.14%) Jenkins
2 13 (2.99%) TeamCity
3 11 (2.53%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (1.84%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.15%) GitLab
6 4 (0.92%) JIRA
6 4 (0.92%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (0.69%) git-flow
8 2 (0.46%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.46%) Spinnaker
9 1 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.23%) Maven
9 1 (0.23%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 99 (22.76%) Social Skills
2 67 (15.40%) Finance
3 26 (5.98%) Public Sector
4 25 (5.75%) Banking
5 19 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (3.91%) Presentation Skills
7 14 (3.22%) Marketing
7 14 (3.22%) Retail
8 10 (2.30%) Law
9 8 (1.84%) Advertising
10 6 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.92%) Back Office
11 4 (0.92%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 4 (0.92%) Legal
12 3 (0.69%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.69%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.69%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.69%) Publishing
12 3 (0.69%) Wholesale Banking
13 2 (0.46%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (11.26%) Web Services
2 27 (6.21%) Node.js
3 19 (4.37%) Spring
4 16 (3.68%) .NET
4 16 (3.68%) Kafka
4 16 (3.68%) Spring Boot
5 11 (2.53%) Java EE
5 11 (2.53%) React
5 11 (2.53%) Spring Cloud
6 8 (1.84%) JSON
6 8 (1.84%) RESTful
6 8 (1.84%) SAML
7 6 (1.38%) PySpark
8 5 (1.15%) AngularJS
8 5 (1.15%) OAuth
9 4 (0.92%) Middleware
9 4 (0.92%) REST
9 4 (0.92%) Swagger
10 3 (0.69%) Apache NiFi
10 3 (0.69%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 111 (25.52%) Public Cloud
2 73 (16.78%) Cloud Native
3 34 (7.82%) Hybrid Cloud
4 23 (5.29%) Data Centre
5 18 (4.14%) Enterprise Cloud
6 15 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 15 (3.45%) Private Cloud
7 13 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.61%) Derivative
10 7 (1.61%) NHS
11 6 (1.38%) Virtual Team
12 5 (1.15%) PKI
13 4 (0.92%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.92%) Cyberthreat
13 4 (0.92%) Life Science
13 4 (0.92%) OTC Derivatives
13 4 (0.92%) Replication
13 4 (0.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (5.52%) Windows
2 23 (5.29%) Linux
3 13 (2.99%) Windows Server
4 4 (0.92%) Unix
5 2 (0.46%) Mesosphere
5 2 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (30.34%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (29.66%) DevOps
3 107 (24.60%) Migration
4 94 (21.61%) Microservices
5 62 (14.25%) Presales
6 54 (12.41%) Thought Leadership
7 52 (11.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 50 (11.49%) Analytics
9 49 (11.26%) Cybersecurity
10 44 (10.11%) TOGAF
11 40 (9.20%) Computer Science
11 40 (9.20%) Security Architecture
12 34 (7.82%) Problem-Solving
13 27 (6.21%) Enterprise Architecture
13 27 (6.21%) Infrastructure as Code
14 26 (5.98%) Project Delivery
14 26 (5.98%) Workshop Facilitation
15 25 (5.75%) Open Source
15 25 (5.75%) Software Engineering
16 24 (5.52%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 60 (13.79%) Java
1 60 (13.79%) Python
2 37 (8.51%) PowerShell
3 35 (8.05%) SQL
4 24 (5.52%) Bash Shell
5 20 (4.60%) Ruby
6 17 (3.91%) C
7 16 (3.68%) Scala
8 13 (2.99%) JavaScript
9 12 (2.76%) Go
10 9 (2.07%) C#
11 7 (1.61%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.15%) Groovy
13 4 (0.92%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.92%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.69%) F#
14 3 (0.69%) Haskell
14 3 (0.69%) PHP
15 2 (0.46%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.46%) R
Qualifications
1 42 (9.66%) Degree
1 42 (9.66%) Security Cleared
2 40 (9.20%) SC Cleared
3 35 (8.05%) Oracle Certification
4 34 (7.82%) CISSP
5 33 (7.59%) OCP
6 22 (5.06%) CISM
7 12 (2.76%) CISA
8 11 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
9 10 (2.30%) AWS Certification
10 8 (1.84%) GIAC
11 4 (0.92%) IISP
11 4 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.92%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.92%) SANS
11 4 (0.92%) TOGAF Certification
12 3 (0.69%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 3 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.46%) CCSP
13 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.22%) GDPR
2 9 (2.07%) NIST
3 7 (1.61%) QA
4 4 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.69%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.46%) GRC
6 2 (0.46%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.23%) GAAP
7 1 (0.23%) NIST 800
System Software
1 74 (17.01%) Docker
2 26 (5.98%) Active Directory
3 14 (3.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.38%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.46%) Ceph
5 2 (0.46%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 117 (26.90%) Kubernetes
2 45 (10.34%) Terraform
3 34 (7.82%) Ansible
4 22 (5.06%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (4.83%) Puppet
6 12 (2.76%) SCCM
7 7 (1.61%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.69%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 3 (0.69%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (0.69%) Istio
8 3 (0.69%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.46%) Consul
9 2 (0.46%) Nagios
9 2 (0.46%) Oozie
9 2 (0.46%) Salt
9 2 (0.46%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.23%) CASB
10 1 (0.23%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.23%) Grafana
10 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 102 (23.45%) Microsoft
2 80 (18.39%) Google
3 25 (5.75%) VMware
4 24 (5.52%) Oracle
5 22 (5.06%) SAP
6 16 (3.68%) IBM
6 16 (3.68%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (2.76%) Red Hat
8 8 (1.84%) Cisco
8 8 (1.84%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 7 (1.61%) Cloudera
10 6 (1.38%) Databricks
10 6 (1.38%) Hortonworks
10 6 (1.38%) Okta
11 5 (1.15%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.15%) Palo Alto
11 5 (1.15%) Splunk
11 5 (1.15%) Symantec
11 5 (1.15%) Talend
12 4 (0.92%) hybris