Period
to 18 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Cloud Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

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

Cloud Architect
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 257 263 277
Rank change year-on-year +6 +14 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Architect 26 33 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.36% 0.42% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.43% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 18 30 3
Manchester median annual salary £80,000 £67,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.40% +21.82% +22.22%
10th Percentile £66,000 £42,500 £51,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £76,750 £72,500
North West median annual salary £76,250 £67,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +13.81% -0.74% +20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 6,965 7,707 7,269
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.37% 97.38% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5,821 6,403 6,253
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £62,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Cloud Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Architect in Manchester

Cloud Architect
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Cloud Architect in Manchester

Cloud Architect
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Architect in Manchester over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Cloud Architect in Manchester

Cloud Architect
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Architect within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 18 November 2018. 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
Rochdale - 2 £70,000 -
Cloud Architect
North West

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, 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 Manchester region featuring Cloud Architect in the job title.

1 19 (73.08%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (57.69%) Google Cloud Platform
2 15 (57.69%) Google
3 14 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (50.00%) Migration
5 12 (46.15%) Retail
5 12 (46.15%) Finance
5 12 (46.15%) Data Science
6 11 (42.31%) Manufacturing
6 11 (42.31%) VMware
7 9 (34.62%) Requirements Analysis
7 9 (34.62%) Web Services
7 9 (34.62%) SOA
7 9 (34.62%) Open Source
7 9 (34.62%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (30.77%) DevOps
8 8 (30.77%) Rackspace
8 8 (30.77%) UML
8 8 (30.77%) Management Information System
8 8 (30.77%) Middleware
8 8 (30.77%) Use Case
8 8 (30.77%) Local Government
8 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (23.08%) Kubernetes
9 6 (23.08%) Apache Spark
9 6 (23.08%) Big Data
10 5 (19.23%) IaaS
10 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills

Cloud Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 6 (23.08%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 19 (73.08%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (57.69%) Google Cloud Platform
3 14 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (19.23%) IaaS
5 5 (19.23%) PaaS
6 4 (15.38%) SaaS
7 1 (3.85%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (3.85%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (3.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Broadband
1 2 (7.69%) LAN
1 2 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (3.85%) BGP
2 1 (3.85%) HSRP
2 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Big Data
2 5 (19.23%) NoSQL
3 4 (15.38%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (3.85%) Blockchain
General
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
1 12 (46.15%) Retail
2 11 (42.31%) Manufacturing
3 8 (30.77%) Local Government
4 3 (11.54%) Electronics
4 3 (11.54%) Marketing
4 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) Web Services
2 8 (30.77%) Middleware
3 4 (15.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (30.77%) Management Information System
3 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.69%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Migration
2 12 (46.15%) Data Science
3 9 (34.62%) Open Source
3 9 (34.62%) Requirements Analysis
3 9 (34.62%) SOA
4 8 (30.77%) DevOps
4 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (30.77%) UML
4 8 (30.77%) Use Case
5 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
7 4 (15.38%) BDD
7 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (15.38%) Microservices
7 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 4 (15.38%) TDD
8 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (11.54%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
9 2 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) Java
2 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) Go
3 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Docker
2 2 (7.69%) vCloud
3 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Kubernetes
2 4 (15.38%) Ansible
2 4 (15.38%) Grafana
2 4 (15.38%) Kibana
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Google
2 11 (42.31%) VMware
3 8 (30.77%) Rackspace
4 3 (11.54%) SAP
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle
6 1 (3.85%) Dell
6 1 (3.85%) Hyperion
6 1 (3.85%) Supermicro