Period
to 8 August 2020

The median annual salary for a Cloud Architect was £92,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 303 314 395
Rank change year-on-year +11 +81 +63
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Architect 241 568 522
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.89% 1.00% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 1.05% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 189 401 400
Median annual salary £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £68,500 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £143,750 £130,000 £110,000
England median annual salary £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

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 25,262 53,872 66,653
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.71% 95.29% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 20,618 44,217 54,149
Median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
90th Percentile £101,625 £96,250 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

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 8 August 2020.

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 8 August 2020. 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 +64 29 £90,000 -2.70% 5
West London +42 3 £102,500 +13.89% 5
South London +26 2 £77,500 -6.06% 1
Cloud Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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.

1 161 (66.80%) Azure
2 158 (65.56%) AWS
3 127 (52.70%) GCP
4 110 (45.64%) Google
5 100 (41.49%) DevOps
6 96 (39.83%) Kubernetes
7 93 (38.59%) Microservices
8 88 (36.51%) Docker
9 83 (34.44%) Finance
10 71 (29.46%) Java
11 63 (26.14%) Python
11 63 (26.14%) Cloud Native
12 62 (25.73%) SQL
13 59 (24.48%) PaaS
14 58 (24.07%) Microsoft
15 57 (23.65%) Banking
16 53 (21.99%) Agile Software Development
17 52 (21.58%) Jenkins
18 50 (20.75%) Technology Roadmap
18 50 (20.75%) OAuth
19 49 (20.33%) Web Services
20 48 (19.92%) SQL Server
20 48 (19.92%) Migration
21 47 (19.50%) MySQL
21 47 (19.50%) Serverless
22 46 (19.09%) Mentoring
23 45 (18.67%) PostgreSQL
24 44 (18.26%) GitLab
24 44 (18.26%) AWS Lambda
25 43 (17.84%) Apache

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 43 (17.84%) Apache
2 32 (13.28%) Cloud Foundry
3 18 (7.47%) Tomcat
3 18 (7.47%) WebLogic
4 16 (6.64%) WebSphere
5 9 (3.73%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.83%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.83%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.41%) CMS
7 1 (0.41%) Confluence
7 1 (0.41%) IIS
7 1 (0.41%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.41%) nginx
7 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (2.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.41%) Gliffy
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.41%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.41%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 161 (66.80%) Azure
2 158 (65.56%) AWS
3 127 (52.70%) GCP
4 59 (24.48%) PaaS
5 47 (19.50%) Serverless
6 44 (18.26%) AWS Lambda
7 42 (17.43%) Amazon ECS
8 40 (16.60%) Apigee
9 31 (12.86%) Office 365
10 27 (11.20%) OpenShift
11 24 (9.96%) IBM Cloud
12 22 (9.13%) IaaS
13 20 (8.30%) SaaS
14 17 (7.05%) Cloud Computing
15 14 (5.81%) Azure Active Directory
16 12 (4.98%) AWS CloudFormation
17 6 (2.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 5 (2.07%) Amazon EC2
18 5 (2.07%) Amazon S3
18 5 (2.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.64%) Firewall
2 5 (2.07%) DNS
2 5 (2.07%) Internet
3 3 (1.24%) NAS
3 3 (1.24%) SAN
3 3 (1.24%) VPN
4 2 (0.83%) Network Security
5 1 (0.41%) IPsec
5 1 (0.41%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.41%) SCCP
5 1 (0.41%) Skype
5 1 (0.41%) SSH
5 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.41%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (19.92%) SQL Server
2 47 (19.50%) MySQL
3 45 (18.67%) PostgreSQL
4 43 (17.84%) Data Warehouse
5 42 (17.43%) Amazon Redshift
6 13 (5.39%) Azure SQL Database
7 8 (3.32%) Big Data
8 7 (2.90%) Data Lake
9 5 (2.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (1.66%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (1.24%) BigQuery
11 3 (1.24%) CouchDB
12 2 (0.83%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (0.83%) Oracle ODI
12 2 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 52 (21.58%) Jenkins
2 44 (18.26%) GitLab
3 40 (16.60%) Artifactory
4 7 (2.90%) CF BOSH
5 5 (2.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (1.66%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.24%) JIRA
8 2 (0.83%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.41%) git-flow
9 1 (0.41%) Maven
9 1 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 83 (34.44%) Finance
2 57 (23.65%) Banking
3 36 (14.94%) Back Office
4 15 (6.22%) Retail
5 7 (2.90%) Law
6 4 (1.66%) Advertising
6 4 (1.66%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.66%) Games
6 4 (1.66%) Marketing
7 3 (1.24%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.24%) Legal
7 3 (1.24%) Public Sector
7 3 (1.24%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.41%) German Language
8 1 (0.41%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (20.75%) OAuth
2 49 (20.33%) Web Services
3 40 (16.60%) gRPC
3 40 (16.60%) Swagger
4 16 (6.64%) Java EE
4 16 (6.64%) Spring
4 16 (6.64%) Spring Boot
4 16 (6.64%) Spring Cloud
5 9 (3.73%) OpenID
5 9 (3.73%) REST
6 6 (2.49%) Kafka
6 6 (2.49%) Node.js
6 6 (2.49%) YAML
7 4 (1.66%) Django
8 3 (1.24%) .NET
8 3 (1.24%) JSON
8 3 (1.24%) RESTful
8 3 (1.24%) XML
9 2 (0.83%) Middleware
9 2 (0.83%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 63 (26.14%) Cloud Native
2 41 (17.01%) Public Cloud
3 40 (16.60%) Hedge funds
4 22 (9.13%) Hybrid Cloud
5 19 (7.88%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (5.39%) Data Centre
7 13 (5.39%) Private Cloud
8 9 (3.73%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (2.49%) Cyberthreat
10 6 (2.49%) Security Operations Centre
10 6 (2.49%) Virtual Team
11 5 (2.07%) User Experience
12 4 (1.66%) Derivative
12 4 (1.66%) Enterprise Storage
13 2 (0.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Cloud
13 2 (0.83%) Mobile App
14 1 (0.41%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 32 (13.28%) Windows
2 20 (8.30%) Linux
3 12 (4.98%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.90%) Windows 10
5 6 (2.49%) Unix
6 4 (1.66%) VMS
7 3 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.83%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (41.49%) DevOps
2 93 (38.59%) Microservices
3 53 (21.99%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (20.75%) Technology Roadmap
5 48 (19.92%) Migration
6 46 (19.09%) Mentoring
7 41 (17.01%) Investment Management
8 40 (16.60%) Asset Management
9 38 (15.77%) Thought Leadership
10 24 (9.96%) Problem-Solving
11 23 (9.54%) Enterprise Architecture
11 23 (9.54%) Presales
11 23 (9.54%) Security Architecture
12 22 (9.13%) Fintech
12 22 (9.13%) The Twelve-Factor App
13 20 (8.30%) Information Security
13 20 (8.30%) Open Source
13 20 (8.30%) Project Delivery
13 20 (8.30%) Security Operations
14 18 (7.47%) Architectural Design
Programming Languages
1 71 (29.46%) Java
2 63 (26.14%) Python
3 62 (25.73%) SQL
4 14 (5.81%) PowerShell
5 13 (5.39%) Bash Shell
6 6 (2.49%) Ruby
7 5 (2.07%) C
7 5 (2.07%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.07%) Perl
8 4 (1.66%) C++
9 3 (1.24%) Erlang
9 3 (1.24%) Go
10 2 (0.83%) C#
10 2 (0.83%) PHP
10 2 (0.83%) R
10 2 (0.83%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 36 (14.94%) Sun Certification
2 17 (7.05%) Degree
3 12 (4.98%) AWS Certification
4 10 (4.15%) Security Cleared
5 9 (3.73%) CISSP
5 9 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (3.32%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (3.32%) SC Cleared
7 6 (2.49%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 6 (2.49%) CCSP
7 6 (2.49%) CompTIA Security+
8 5 (2.07%) Master's Degree
9 3 (1.24%) CISM
10 2 (0.83%) CCSA
10 2 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.83%) MCSE
10 2 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.83%) TOGAF Certification
11 1 (0.41%) CCIE Security
11 1 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (4.56%) GDPR
3 8 (3.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 8 (3.32%) NIST
3 8 (3.32%) NIST 800
4 4 (1.66%) QA
5 3 (1.24%) COBIT
6 1 (0.41%) PMO
System Software
1 88 (36.51%) Docker
2 15 (6.22%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.66%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.66%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 96 (39.83%) Kubernetes
2 23 (9.54%) Terraform
3 19 (7.88%) Microsoft Intune
4 15 (6.22%) Ansible
5 11 (4.56%) Puppet
6 6 (2.49%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (2.49%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (1.24%) Rancher
7 3 (1.24%) SCCM
8 2 (0.83%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.41%) CASB
9 1 (0.41%) Grafana
9 1 (0.41%) Mesos
9 1 (0.41%) Nagios
9 1 (0.41%) Salt
9 1 (0.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 110 (45.64%) Google
2 58 (24.07%) Microsoft
3 27 (11.20%) Red Hat
4 25 (10.37%) IBM
5 23 (9.54%) Oracle
6 19 (7.88%) SAP
7 9 (3.73%) VMware
8 6 (2.49%) Databricks
9 4 (1.66%) Interwoven
9 4 (1.66%) Splunk
10 3 (1.24%) Tableau
11 2 (0.83%) Cognizant
11 2 (0.83%) IFS
11 2 (0.83%) Netezza
11 2 (0.83%) Oblix
11 2 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.83%) Sybase
12 1 (0.41%) Ab Initio
12 1 (0.41%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.41%) Computacenter