Period
to 18 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Cloud Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 18 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 247 249 257
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Architect 39 61 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.53% 0.74% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.76% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 27 52 6
Manchester median annual salary £70,000 £66,000 £73,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.06% -10.51% +11.32%
10th Percentile £40,000 £43,500 £60,625
90th Percentile £88,500 £77,500 £85,625
North West median annual salary £75,000 £66,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +13.64% -2.22% +1.89%

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 7,051 8,017 6,946
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.71% 97.58% 97.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5,907 6,769 5,874
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £24,589
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 July 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 July 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 - 3 £70,000 -
Cloud Architect
North West

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

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 28 (71.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 28 (71.79%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (48.72%) VMware
2 19 (48.72%) DevOps
3 17 (43.59%) Google Cloud Platform
3 17 (43.59%) Migration
3 17 (43.59%) Google
4 16 (41.03%) Finance
5 15 (38.46%) Open Source
6 14 (35.90%) Retail
7 13 (33.33%) Manufacturing
7 13 (33.33%) Web Services
8 12 (30.77%) Windows
8 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (28.21%) Requirements Analysis
9 11 (28.21%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (25.64%) Local Government
10 10 (25.64%) Use Case
10 10 (25.64%) Management Information System
10 10 (25.64%) Middleware
10 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
10 10 (25.64%) UML
10 10 (25.64%) SOA
10 10 (25.64%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (25.64%) Rackspace
10 10 (25.64%) IaaS
11 8 (20.51%) PaaS
11 8 (20.51%) IBM
11 8 (20.51%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (17.95%) SQL

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 4 (10.26%) SAS
1 4 (10.26%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.69%) Apache Spark
3 2 (5.13%) Apache
3 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (71.79%) Amazon AWS
1 28 (71.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (43.59%) Google Cloud Platform
3 10 (25.64%) IaaS
4 8 (20.51%) PaaS
5 6 (15.38%) SaaS
6 5 (12.82%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) LAN
1 4 (10.26%) WAN
2 3 (7.69%) Broadband
3 2 (5.13%) Internet
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.56%) Firewall
4 1 (2.56%) IPsec
4 1 (2.56%) SAN
4 1 (2.56%) SSL
4 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.56%) VLAN
4 1 (2.56%) VPN
4 1 (2.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (12.82%) Big Data
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.26%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (10.26%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (10.26%) DB2
3 4 (10.26%) Hadoop
3 4 (10.26%) NoSQL
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (5.13%) CouchDB
4 2 (5.13%) MySQL
5 1 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.13%) GitLab
2 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (41.03%) Finance
2 14 (35.90%) Retail
3 13 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 10 (25.64%) Local Government
5 3 (7.69%) Electronics
5 3 (7.69%) Marketing
5 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) Web Services
2 10 (25.64%) Middleware
3 3 (7.69%) .NET
4 2 (5.13%) MSMQ
4 2 (5.13%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.56%) JSON
5 1 (2.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Enterprise Software
1 10 (25.64%) Management Information System
2 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.26%) DataPower
3 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (10.26%) Public Cloud
4 3 (7.69%) Driving Licence
5 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.13%) Internet of Things
6 1 (2.56%) Clustering
6 1 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Windows
2 6 (15.38%) Linux
2 6 (15.38%) Unix
2 6 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 4 (10.26%) AIX
3 4 (10.26%) HPUX
3 4 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (10.26%) Solaris
4 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) DevOps
2 17 (43.59%) Migration
3 15 (38.46%) Open Source
4 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (28.21%) Requirements Analysis
5 11 (28.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (25.64%) SOA
6 10 (25.64%) UML
6 10 (25.64%) Use Case
7 7 (17.95%) Data Science
8 6 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (15.38%) Presales
9 5 (12.82%) Decision-Making
9 5 (12.82%) Project Management
10 4 (10.26%) Data Management
10 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Transformation
10 4 (10.26%) TDD
11 3 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
11 3 (7.69%) Machine Learning
11 3 (7.69%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) Java
3 3 (7.69%) Go
3 3 (7.69%) Python
4 2 (5.13%) C++
4 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
1 2 (5.13%) SAFe Agilist
2 1 (2.56%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (2.56%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.56%) CEH
2 1 (2.56%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.56%) CISM
2 1 (2.56%) CISSP
2 1 (2.56%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) GCP
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Docker
1 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.69%) vCloud
3 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.56%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) Kubernetes
2 4 (10.26%) Ansible
2 4 (10.26%) Tivoli
2 4 (10.26%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (5.13%) Marathon
3 2 (5.13%) Mesos
3 2 (5.13%) rkt
4 1 (2.56%) Grafana
4 1 (2.56%) Kibana
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.56%) Puppet
4 1 (2.56%) SCCM
4 1 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) VMware
2 17 (43.59%) Google
3 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
3 10 (25.64%) Rackspace
4 8 (20.51%) IBM
5 6 (15.38%) Cisco
6 4 (10.26%) Aruba
6 4 (10.26%) CommVault
6 4 (10.26%) Dell
6 4 (10.26%) EMC
6 4 (10.26%) Hitachi
6 4 (10.26%) Hortonworks
6 4 (10.26%) NetApp
6 4 (10.26%) Oracle
6 4 (10.26%) Veeam
6 4 (10.26%) Veritas
6 4 (10.26%) Zerto
7 3 (7.69%) SAP
8 1 (2.56%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.56%) WatchGuard