Period
to 20 April 2021

The median annual salary for a Cloud Architect was £90,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 April 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
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 289 357 327
Rank change year-on-year +68 -30 +127
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Architect 305 370 593
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.98% 0.82% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.86% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 227 272 442
10th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
25th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £90,000 £90,000 £88,750
Median % change year-on-year - +1.41% +4.41%
75th Percentile £106,250 £105,000 £107,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £122,500 £134,750
England median annual salary £85,000 £80,000 £81,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.84% +5.16%

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 28,795 42,902 57,996
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.32% 94.58% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 23,256 35,255 47,892
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £48,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £80,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.77% +0.95% +5.00%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +55 36 £91,750 +9.55% 13
West London +62 7 £92,500 -7.50% 5
South London +21 5 £85,000 -8.11% 2
East London +12 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 20 April 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.

1 193 (63.28%) Azure
2 185 (60.66%) AWS
3 145 (47.54%) GCP
4 113 (37.05%) PaaS
4 113 (37.05%) Agile Software Development
5 105 (34.43%) DevOps
6 87 (28.52%) Microsoft
7 82 (26.89%) IaaS
8 80 (26.23%) Microservices
8 80 (26.23%) Kubernetes
8 80 (26.23%) Public Cloud
9 75 (24.59%) Finance
10 73 (23.93%) Google
11 64 (20.98%) Docker
12 59 (19.34%) SaaS
13 55 (18.03%) Migration
14 52 (17.05%) Cloud Native
15 51 (16.72%) Presales
15 51 (16.72%) Java
16 42 (13.77%) Thought Leadership
17 41 (13.44%) Analytics
18 38 (12.46%) Domain-Driven Design
19 37 (12.13%) Scrum
19 37 (12.13%) TOGAF
20 35 (11.48%) Banking
20 35 (11.48%) Cybersecurity
21 32 (10.49%) Security Architecture
21 32 (10.49%) Python
22 31 (10.16%) SQL
23 30 (9.84%) CISSP

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 20 (6.56%) Cloud Foundry
2 12 (3.93%) IIS
3 11 (3.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (2.95%) Apache
4 9 (2.95%) MS Exchange
5 7 (2.30%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.97%) Apache Spark
6 6 (1.97%) CMS
7 5 (1.64%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.31%) Headless CMS
8 4 (1.31%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.31%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.66%) Apache Airflow
9 2 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.66%) Mule
9 2 (0.66%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (3.28%) Oracle ERP
1 10 (3.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (1.31%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.66%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.33%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.33%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 193 (63.28%) Azure
2 185 (60.66%) AWS
3 145 (47.54%) GCP
4 113 (37.05%) PaaS
5 82 (26.89%) IaaS
6 59 (19.34%) SaaS
7 23 (7.54%) Azure Active Directory
8 22 (7.21%) IBM Cloud
8 22 (7.21%) Serverless
9 21 (6.89%) OpenShift
10 19 (6.23%) Cloud Computing
11 17 (5.57%) Amazon EKS
11 17 (5.57%) Microsoft 365
12 10 (3.28%) Power Platform
13 8 (2.62%) AWS CloudFormation
14 7 (2.30%) PowerApps
15 6 (1.97%) Amazon Kinesis
15 6 (1.97%) Azure Sentinel
16 5 (1.64%) Azure Cosmos DB
17 4 (1.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.93%) Firewall
2 11 (3.61%) Network Security
3 10 (3.28%) DNS
4 9 (2.95%) WAN
5 7 (2.30%) TCP/IP
5 7 (2.30%) VPN
6 4 (1.31%) DHCP
7 3 (0.98%) HTTP
7 3 (0.98%) LAN
7 3 (0.98%) NetScaler
7 3 (0.98%) SD-WAN
7 3 (0.98%) SMS
7 3 (0.98%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.66%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (0.33%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.59%) Big Data
1 14 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
1 14 (4.59%) NoSQL
2 10 (3.28%) BigQuery
3 8 (2.62%) SQL Server
4 7 (2.30%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.97%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.64%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (1.64%) Data Lake
6 5 (1.64%) MySQL
7 4 (1.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (1.31%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (1.31%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.31%) Tableau
8 3 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.98%) Apache Hive
8 3 (0.98%) Power BI
8 3 (0.98%) Redis
8 3 (0.98%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 11 (3.61%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.30%) TeamCity
3 5 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (1.31%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.98%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.66%) JIRA
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.33%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.33%) CF BOSH
7 1 (0.33%) GitLab
General
1 75 (24.59%) Finance
2 35 (11.48%) Banking
3 11 (3.61%) Back Office
3 11 (3.61%) Retail
4 8 (2.62%) Law
5 7 (2.30%) Marketing
5 7 (2.30%) Public Sector
6 6 (1.97%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.31%) Advertising
7 4 (1.31%) Legal
8 3 (0.98%) Wholesale Banking
9 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.66%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.23%) Web Services
2 17 (5.57%) Spring
3 16 (5.25%) Spring Boot
4 14 (4.59%) .NET
4 14 (4.59%) Java EE
4 14 (4.59%) Spring Cloud
5 12 (3.93%) Kafka
6 10 (3.28%) React
7 9 (2.95%) Node.js
8 7 (2.30%) REST
9 6 (1.97%) SAML
10 4 (1.31%) AngularJS
10 4 (1.31%) CSS
10 4 (1.31%) HTML
10 4 (1.31%) HTML5
10 4 (1.31%) OAuth
11 3 (0.98%) Apache NiFi
11 3 (0.98%) JSON
11 3 (0.98%) Middleware
12 2 (0.66%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 80 (26.23%) Public Cloud
2 52 (17.05%) Cloud Native
3 26 (8.52%) Data Centre
3 26 (8.52%) Hybrid Cloud
4 16 (5.25%) Enterprise Cloud
5 12 (3.93%) Management Information System
6 11 (3.61%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (2.95%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.97%) Blog
8 6 (1.97%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (1.64%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.64%) PKI
9 5 (1.64%) Social Media
9 5 (1.64%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.31%) PMI
10 4 (1.31%) User Experience
11 3 (0.98%) Clustering
11 3 (0.98%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.89%) Windows
2 14 (4.59%) Windows Server
3 11 (3.61%) Linux
4 4 (1.31%) VMS
5 3 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.98%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (0.98%) Windows Server 2019
6 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (37.05%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (34.43%) DevOps
3 80 (26.23%) Microservices
4 55 (18.03%) Migration
5 51 (16.72%) Presales
6 42 (13.77%) Thought Leadership
7 41 (13.44%) Analytics
8 38 (12.46%) Domain-Driven Design
9 37 (12.13%) Scrum
9 37 (12.13%) TOGAF
10 35 (11.48%) Cybersecurity
11 32 (10.49%) Security Architecture
12 28 (9.18%) The Twelve-Factor App
13 27 (8.85%) Enterprise Architecture
13 27 (8.85%) Re-Platforming
14 23 (7.54%) Project Delivery
14 23 (7.54%) Technology Roadmap
15 21 (6.89%) Open Source
16 20 (6.56%) Infrastructure as Code
17 19 (6.23%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 51 (16.72%) Java
2 32 (10.49%) Python
3 31 (10.16%) SQL
4 18 (5.90%) PowerShell
5 11 (3.61%) Bash Shell
5 11 (3.61%) C#
6 10 (3.28%) JavaScript
7 9 (2.95%) Go
8 7 (2.30%) C
9 5 (1.64%) Ruby
10 3 (0.98%) Perl
10 3 (0.98%) Scala
11 2 (0.66%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.66%) HiveQL
11 2 (0.66%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.33%) C++
12 1 (0.33%) COBOL
12 1 (0.33%) PHP
12 1 (0.33%) R
12 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (9.84%) CISSP
2 29 (9.51%) Degree
3 21 (6.89%) SC Cleared
3 21 (6.89%) Security Cleared
4 18 (5.90%) CISM
5 17 (5.57%) Oracle Certification
6 13 (4.26%) CISA
7 7 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (2.30%) OCP
8 6 (1.97%) GIAC
8 6 (1.97%) PMI Certification
9 4 (1.31%) IISP
9 4 (1.31%) SANS
9 4 (1.31%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.66%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 2 (0.66%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.66%) CRISC
10 2 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.66%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.66%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.30%) NIST
2 6 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.64%) QA
4 4 (1.31%) GDPR
5 3 (0.98%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.66%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.33%) GRC
7 1 (0.33%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.33%) NIST 800
System Software
1 64 (20.98%) Docker
2 25 (8.20%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.98%) XenApp
4 3 (0.98%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.66%) OpenAM
5 2 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.33%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.33%) HDFS
6 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 80 (26.23%) Kubernetes
2 30 (9.84%) Terraform
3 20 (6.56%) Ansible
4 13 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (3.93%) Puppet
6 9 (2.95%) SCCM
7 8 (2.62%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.98%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (0.98%) SCOM
8 3 (0.98%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.66%) Nagios
9 2 (0.66%) Oozie
9 2 (0.66%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.66%) Salt
9 2 (0.66%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.33%) CASB
10 1 (0.33%) Mesos
10 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 87 (28.52%) Microsoft
2 73 (23.93%) Google
3 27 (8.85%) SAP
4 23 (7.54%) IBM
4 23 (7.54%) Red Hat
5 21 (6.89%) Oracle
6 11 (3.61%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (2.95%) Cisco
7 9 (2.95%) VMware
8 7 (2.30%) Palo Alto
8 7 (2.30%) Talend
9 6 (1.97%) CheckPoint
9 6 (1.97%) Citrix
9 6 (1.97%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 6 (1.97%) Symantec
10 5 (1.64%) Splunk
11 4 (1.31%) hybris
12 3 (0.98%) Okta
12 3 (0.98%) Pardot
13 2 (0.66%) ServiceNow