Period
to 20 September 2019

The median annual salary for a Cloud Architect was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 20 September 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 > Midlands
6 months to
20 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 248 297 364
Rank change year-on-year +49 +67 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Architect 91 86 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.78% 0.63% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.65% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 75 48 26
Midlands median annual salary £72,500 £80,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.38% +18.52% +1.89%
10th Percentile £61,750 £63,750 £53,625
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £74,625
England median annual salary £82,500 £82,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 11,272 13,156 14,703
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.63% 96.61% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 9,147 10,428 12,252
Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £48,199
% change year-on-year +2.00% +3.74% +1.47%

Cloud Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Architect in the Midlands

Cloud Architect
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Cloud Architect in the Midlands

Cloud Architect
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Architect in the Midlands over the 6 months to 20 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Cloud Architect in the Midlands

Cloud Architect
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Architect within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 September 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
West Midlands +34 75 £70,000 -13.31% 10
East Midlands +22 15 £90,000 +18.03% 3
Cloud Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 Midlands region featuring Cloud Architect in the job title.

1 82 (90.11%) Azure
2 61 (67.03%) AWS
3 39 (42.86%) Public Cloud
4 37 (40.66%) Presales
5 34 (37.36%) Migration
6 29 (31.87%) Data Centre
7 27 (29.67%) Private Cloud
7 27 (29.67%) Hybrid Cloud
7 27 (29.67%) Microsoft
7 27 (29.67%) SQL
7 27 (29.67%) PaaS
8 26 (28.57%) IaaS
9 25 (27.47%) Web Services
9 25 (27.47%) ITIL
9 25 (27.47%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (26.37%) DevOps
11 23 (25.27%) Technical Architecture
12 22 (24.18%) TOGAF
12 22 (24.18%) Service Management
12 22 (24.18%) Azure SQL Database
12 22 (24.18%) Azure Active Directory
13 21 (23.08%) Technology Roadmap
14 20 (21.98%) Self-Motivation
14 20 (21.98%) Amazon ECS
14 20 (21.98%) Virtual Machines
14 20 (21.98%) Cloud Computing
14 20 (21.98%) Amazon EC2
14 20 (21.98%) Amazon S3
14 20 (21.98%) Line Management
14 20 (21.98%) AWS CloudFormation

Cloud Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (4.40%) Confluence
2 1 (1.10%) JBoss
2 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 82 (90.11%) Azure
2 61 (67.03%) AWS
3 27 (29.67%) PaaS
4 26 (28.57%) IaaS
5 22 (24.18%) Azure Active Directory
6 20 (21.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 20 (21.98%) Amazon EC2
6 20 (21.98%) Amazon ECS
6 20 (21.98%) Amazon S3
6 20 (21.98%) AWS CloudFormation
6 20 (21.98%) Cloud Computing
6 20 (21.98%) Office 365
6 20 (21.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 14 (15.38%) SaaS
8 11 (12.09%) Serverless
9 7 (7.69%) IBM Cloud
10 6 (6.59%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 6 (6.59%) GCP
11 2 (2.20%) Azure Functions
12 1 (1.10%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.59%) Firewall
2 2 (2.20%) WAN
3 1 (1.10%) DNS
3 1 (1.10%) HTTP
3 1 (1.10%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (24.18%) Azure SQL Database
2 20 (21.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 20 (21.98%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (4.40%) Big Data
4 1 (1.10%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 4 (4.40%) JIRA
2 2 (2.20%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (4.40%) Automotive
2 3 (3.30%) Finance
2 3 (3.30%) Public Sector
3 2 (2.20%) Marketing
4 1 (1.10%) Military
4 1 (1.10%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (27.47%) Web Services
2 6 (6.59%) .NET
3 5 (5.49%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.40%) Node.js
4 4 (4.40%) RESTful
5 3 (3.30%) Middleware
6 1 (1.10%) .NET Core
6 1 (1.10%) JSON
6 1 (1.10%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 39 (42.86%) Public Cloud
2 29 (31.87%) Data Centre
3 27 (29.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 27 (29.67%) Private Cloud
4 20 (21.98%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (9.89%) Cloud Native
5 9 (9.89%) Enterprise Cloud
6 8 (8.79%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (4.40%) User Experience
8 3 (3.30%) NHS
9 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.09%) Linux
2 9 (9.89%) Windows
2 9 (9.89%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.30%) AIX
3 3 (3.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (40.66%) Presales
2 34 (37.36%) Migration
3 25 (27.47%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (27.47%) ITIL
4 24 (26.37%) DevOps
5 23 (25.27%) Technical Architecture
6 22 (24.18%) Service Management
6 22 (24.18%) TOGAF
7 21 (23.08%) Technology Roadmap
8 20 (21.98%) Line Management
8 20 (21.98%) Load Balancing
8 20 (21.98%) Project Management
9 18 (19.78%) PRINCE2
10 16 (17.58%) ITIL V3
11 15 (16.48%) Project Delivery
11 15 (16.48%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (10.99%) Architecture Governance
13 9 (9.89%) Matrix Organization
13 9 (9.89%) Service Delivery
14 7 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (29.67%) SQL
2 10 (10.99%) Java
3 9 (9.89%) Python
4 5 (5.49%) Scala
5 4 (4.40%) C
6 3 (3.30%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.20%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (12.09%) Degree
2 4 (4.40%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (4.40%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.10%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.69%) SLA
2 2 (2.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.10%) GDPR
System Software
1 20 (21.98%) Virtual Machines
2 17 (18.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (17.58%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.40%) Active Directory
5 3 (3.30%) PowerHA
6 1 (1.10%) Docker
6 1 (1.10%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) Ansible
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (29.67%) Microsoft
2 18 (19.78%) VMware
3 7 (7.69%) IBM
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle
5 2 (2.20%) Google
6 1 (1.10%) Cisco
6 1 (1.10%) Meraki