Period
to 11 December 2019

The median annual salary for a Cloud Architect was £90,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

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
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 312 311 479
Rank change year-on-year -1 +168 +59
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Architect 524 670 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.97% 1.01% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 1.06% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 388 514 342
London median annual salary £90,000 £90,000 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £71,250 £65,300 £60,000
90th Percentile £120,000 £130,000 £113,750
England median annual salary £82,500 £85,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -2.94% +13.33% -

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 51,080 63,469 70,425
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 95.36% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 41,594 52,099 55,817
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.44% +0.83% +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Cloud Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Architect in London

Cloud Architect
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cloud Architect in London.

Salary trend for Cloud Architect in London

Cloud Architect
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Architect in London over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

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 11 December 2019. 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 +25 74 £87,500 +2.94% 20
East London +24 17 £90,000 +12.50% 2
South London +16 17 £82,500 +10.00% 2
West London +1 3 £110,000 +25.71% 6
North London -3 1 £75,000 +11.11% 2
Cloud Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, 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.

1 340 (64.89%) AWS
2 317 (60.50%) Azure
3 172 (32.82%) Migration
4 166 (31.68%) DevOps
5 145 (27.67%) GCP
6 114 (21.76%) Agile Software Development
7 112 (21.37%) PaaS
7 112 (21.37%) Hybrid Cloud
8 109 (20.80%) Finance
8 109 (20.80%) Google
9 102 (19.47%) Microsoft
10 97 (18.51%) Kubernetes
10 97 (18.51%) Cloud Native
11 93 (17.75%) Microservices
12 89 (16.98%) Presales
13 88 (16.79%) Public Cloud
14 75 (14.31%) Cloud Computing
15 72 (13.74%) AWS Certification
16 70 (13.36%) Problem-Solving
17 67 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
18 65 (12.40%) Terraform
19 64 (12.21%) IaaS
20 60 (11.45%) Thought Leadership
21 59 (11.26%) SaaS
21 59 (11.26%) Linux
22 58 (11.07%) SQL
22 58 (11.07%) TOGAF
23 57 (10.88%) Project Delivery
23 57 (10.88%) Creative Thinking
24 56 (10.69%) Software Engineering

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 32 (6.11%) WebSphere
2 29 (5.53%) CMS
3 23 (4.39%) Apache Solr
4 20 (3.82%) Apache Spark
5 18 (3.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 11 (2.10%) IIS
7 10 (1.91%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (1.72%) Cloud Foundry
8 9 (1.72%) OpenStack
9 7 (1.34%) Apache
10 6 (1.15%) Confluence
10 6 (1.15%) SharePoint
11 5 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (0.95%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.76%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.57%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 1 (0.19%) Apache Pig
15 1 (0.19%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 5 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.38%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 19 (3.63%) Magento
2 18 (3.44%) SDL Web 8
3 10 (1.91%) SAP Hybris
4 5 (0.95%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (0.95%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.57%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 3 (0.57%) SAP MDG
5 3 (0.57%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.19%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 340 (64.89%) AWS
2 317 (60.50%) Azure
3 145 (27.67%) GCP
4 112 (21.37%) PaaS
5 75 (14.31%) Cloud Computing
6 64 (12.21%) IaaS
7 59 (11.26%) SaaS
8 48 (9.16%) Office 365
9 37 (7.06%) Serverless
10 32 (6.11%) Amazon S3
11 27 (5.15%) AWS CloudFormation
12 19 (3.63%) Amazon EMR
12 19 (3.63%) Amazon Kinesis
13 16 (3.05%) Azure Data Factory
14 14 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
15 13 (2.48%) OpenShift
16 12 (2.29%) IBM Cloud
17 11 (2.10%) AWS Lambda
18 9 (1.72%) Route 53
18 9 (1.72%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.73%) WAN
2 23 (4.39%) Internet
3 20 (3.82%) Firewall
4 18 (3.44%) HTTP
5 16 (3.05%) VPN
6 14 (2.67%) DNS
6 14 (2.67%) LAN
7 12 (2.29%) MPLS
8 10 (1.91%) NAS
8 10 (1.91%) SAN
9 8 (1.53%) BGP
10 7 (1.34%) TCP/IP
11 6 (1.15%) Wireless
12 5 (0.95%) DWDM
12 5 (0.95%) Ethernet
12 5 (0.95%) SDH
13 3 (0.57%) DHCP
13 3 (0.57%) IGRP
13 3 (0.57%) VPLS
13 3 (0.57%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (9.35%) Big Data
2 34 (6.49%) Hadoop
3 30 (5.73%) NoSQL
4 29 (5.53%) Amazon Redshift
4 29 (5.53%) Relational Database
5 28 (5.34%) Data Lake
6 25 (4.77%) Apache Hive
7 24 (4.58%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (4.39%) RDBMS
9 21 (4.01%) Impala
10 20 (3.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 20 (3.82%) HBase
11 18 (3.44%) Endeca
12 17 (3.24%) SQL Server
13 16 (3.05%) HDInsight
14 12 (2.29%) MySQL
15 11 (2.10%) BigQuery
16 10 (1.91%) Snowflake Schema
17 8 (1.53%) Oracle Database
18 7 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 30 (5.73%) Jenkins
2 16 (3.05%) Git (software)
3 13 (2.48%) Gradle
3 13 (2.48%) gulp
3 13 (2.48%) Maven
4 11 (2.10%) JIRA
5 10 (1.91%) Octopus Deploy
5 10 (1.91%) TeamCity
6 5 (0.95%) CircleCI
7 2 (0.38%) Ant
7 2 (0.38%) Selenium
7 2 (0.38%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.19%) IBM UrbanCode
8 1 (0.19%) JUnit
8 1 (0.19%) Mockito
8 1 (0.19%) Subversion
8 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.19%) WebLogic Workshop
8 1 (0.19%) Zephyr
General
1 109 (20.80%) Finance
2 54 (10.31%) Banking
3 43 (8.21%) Marketing
4 31 (5.92%) Retail
5 27 (5.15%) Public Sector
6 26 (4.96%) Telecoms
7 19 (3.63%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.72%) Legal
9 7 (1.34%) Front Office
10 6 (1.15%) Law
11 5 (0.95%) Advertising
12 4 (0.76%) Billing
13 3 (0.57%) Automotive
13 3 (0.57%) Back Office
13 3 (0.57%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.38%) Games
15 1 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.19%) Electronics
15 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.15%) XML
2 25 (4.77%) .NET
2 25 (4.77%) Web Services
3 24 (4.58%) RESTful
4 21 (4.01%) HTML
5 16 (3.05%) Lambda Expressions
6 10 (1.91%) Kafka
7 9 (1.72%) Middleware
7 9 (1.72%) WebSphere MQ
8 7 (1.34%) J2EE
8 7 (1.34%) Node.js
8 7 (1.34%) XSD
8 7 (1.34%) XSLT
9 6 (1.15%) Oracle Fusion
9 6 (1.15%) REST
9 6 (1.15%) Spring
10 5 (0.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 5 (0.95%) Spring Boot
11 4 (0.76%) Java EE
11 4 (0.76%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 112 (21.37%) Hybrid Cloud
2 97 (18.51%) Cloud Native
3 88 (16.79%) Public Cloud
4 51 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
5 44 (8.40%) Enterprise Software
6 43 (8.21%) Private Cloud
7 29 (5.53%) Greenfield Project
8 24 (4.58%) Virtual Team
9 22 (4.20%) Algorithms
10 21 (4.01%) Data Centre
11 18 (3.44%) Enterprise Cloud
12 10 (1.91%) iPad
13 8 (1.53%) Management Information System
14 7 (1.34%) PKI
15 5 (0.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 5 (0.95%) Fat Client
15 5 (0.95%) Reference Data
15 5 (0.95%) Self-Motivation
15 5 (0.95%) Thin Client
16 4 (0.76%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 59 (11.26%) Linux
2 38 (7.25%) Windows
3 14 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (1.91%) Unix
5 9 (1.72%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.34%) Solaris
7 4 (0.76%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (32.82%) Migration
2 166 (31.68%) DevOps
3 114 (21.76%) Agile Software Development
4 93 (17.75%) Microservices
5 89 (16.98%) Presales
6 70 (13.36%) Problem-Solving
7 67 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 60 (11.45%) Thought Leadership
9 58 (11.07%) TOGAF
10 57 (10.88%) Creative Thinking
10 57 (10.88%) Project Delivery
11 56 (10.69%) Software Engineering
12 46 (8.78%) E-Commerce
13 44 (8.40%) Programme Management
14 42 (8.02%) Enterprise Architecture
15 39 (7.44%) Analytics
15 39 (7.44%) Cloud Enablement
16 38 (7.25%) Machine Learning
17 37 (7.06%) Cloud Operations
18 32 (6.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 58 (11.07%) SQL
2 55 (10.50%) Java
3 49 (9.35%) Python
4 21 (4.01%) JavaScript
5 15 (2.86%) C#
5 15 (2.86%) Go
5 15 (2.86%) Ruby
6 14 (2.67%) Bash Shell
7 13 (2.48%) Groovy
7 13 (2.48%) Perl
7 13 (2.48%) Scala
8 9 (1.72%) C
9 7 (1.34%) Bourne shell
9 7 (1.34%) C-shell
9 7 (1.34%) Korn
10 6 (1.15%) C++
11 5 (0.95%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.57%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.57%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.19%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 72 (13.74%) AWS Certification
2 53 (10.11%) Degree
3 17 (3.24%) CISSP
4 14 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (2.48%) CISM
6 12 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (1.91%) Security Cleared
7 10 (1.91%) TOGAF Certification
8 9 (1.72%) CCIE
8 9 (1.72%) CESG Certified Professional
8 9 (1.72%) IISP
9 8 (1.53%) CCDE
9 8 (1.53%) CCDP
9 8 (1.53%) JNCIE
10 5 (0.95%) MBA
10 5 (0.95%) MCSA
10 5 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.95%) SC Cleared
10 5 (0.95%) VCAP
10 5 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.24%) GDPR
2 9 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.53%) NIST
4 7 (1.34%) COBIT
4 7 (1.34%) QA
4 7 (1.34%) SLA
5 3 (0.57%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.38%) NCSC
6 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 51 (9.73%) Docker
2 22 (4.20%) Active Directory
3 18 (3.44%) HDFS
4 15 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.95%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.76%) KVM
8 3 (0.57%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.57%) vSphere
9 2 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.19%) LXC
10 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.19%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 97 (18.51%) Kubernetes
2 65 (12.40%) Terraform
3 50 (9.54%) Ansible
4 45 (8.59%) Puppet
5 44 (8.40%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (3.63%) Hadoop YARN
7 15 (2.86%) vRealize
8 11 (2.10%) SCCM
9 7 (1.34%) Salt
10 5 (0.95%) Microsoft Intune
11 4 (0.76%) Packer
12 3 (0.57%) Oozie
12 3 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
13 2 (0.38%) CASB
13 2 (0.38%) Prometheus
14 1 (0.19%) CloudHub
14 1 (0.19%) Mesos
14 1 (0.19%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 109 (20.80%) Google
2 102 (19.47%) Microsoft
3 52 (9.92%) Oracle
4 42 (8.02%) VMware
5 40 (7.63%) IBM
6 36 (6.87%) Salesforce.com
7 27 (5.15%) SAP
8 21 (4.01%) Red Hat
9 19 (3.63%) Adobe
9 19 (3.63%) Databricks
9 19 (3.63%) Elastic Path
9 19 (3.63%) hybris
10 18 (3.44%) Interwoven
11 16 (3.05%) Citrix
12 13 (2.48%) Demandware
13 12 (2.29%) Cisco
14 11 (2.10%) Tableau
15 10 (1.91%) ATG
16 9 (1.72%) Juniper
16 9 (1.72%) Teradata