Period
to 29 May 2020

The median annual salary for a Cloud Architect was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 29 May 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 > Midlands
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 210 235 320
Rank change year-on-year +25 +85 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Architect 46 109 73
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.66% 0.92% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.96% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 43 68 43
Median annual salary £72,500 £71,250 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.75% -5.00% +20.00%
10th Percentile £60,500 £57,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £94,750 £90,000 £83,750
England median annual salary £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%

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 6,733 11,329 13,989
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 95.98% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5,564 8,669 11,167
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%

Cloud Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Architect in the Midlands

Cloud Architect
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cloud Architect in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Cloud Architect in the Midlands

Cloud Architect
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cloud Architect in the Midlands over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

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 29 May 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
West Midlands +12 33 £70,000 -3.45% 1
East Midlands +60 13 £72,500 +20.83% 1
Cloud Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 Midlands region featuring Cloud Architect in the job title.

1 30 (65.22%) Azure
2 16 (34.78%) AWS
2 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 15 (32.61%) SaaS
3 15 (32.61%) PaaS
3 15 (32.61%) Presales
4 13 (28.26%) IaaS
5 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (23.91%) Migration
6 10 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (19.57%) Active Directory
7 9 (19.57%) Windows
7 9 (19.57%) Azure Active Directory
7 9 (19.57%) Office 365
8 8 (17.39%) Data Centre
8 8 (17.39%) Windows 10
8 8 (17.39%) TOGAF
8 8 (17.39%) SCCM
9 7 (15.22%) MCSD
9 7 (15.22%) Public Cloud
9 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Intune
10 6 (13.04%) Coaching
10 6 (13.04%) Web Services
10 6 (13.04%) SQL
11 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (10.87%) VMware
11 5 (10.87%) Programme Management
11 5 (10.87%) DevOps
11 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
11 5 (10.87%) SDLC

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 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) Confluence
2 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.17%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 30 (65.22%) Azure
2 16 (34.78%) AWS
3 15 (32.61%) PaaS
3 15 (32.61%) SaaS
4 13 (28.26%) IaaS
5 9 (19.57%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (19.57%) Office 365
6 3 (6.52%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (6.52%) GCP
6 3 (6.52%) Power Platform
6 3 (6.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (4.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (4.35%) Amazon ECS
7 2 (4.35%) Amazon S3
7 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (2.17%) Cloudflare
8 1 (2.17%) HP Helion
8 1 (2.17%) Mimecast
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) Network Security
2 1 (2.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) Power BI
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.17%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) Web Services
2 3 (6.52%) JSON
2 3 (6.52%) RESTful
2 3 (6.52%) SOAP
2 3 (6.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 7 (15.22%) Public Cloud
3 5 (10.87%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.35%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.17%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Windows
2 8 (17.39%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.17%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) Presales
2 11 (23.91%) Migration
3 10 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (17.39%) TOGAF
5 6 (13.04%) Coaching
6 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.87%) DevOps
6 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
6 5 (10.87%) Programme Management
6 5 (10.87%) SDLC
7 4 (8.70%) Architecture Roadmap
7 4 (8.70%) IT Strategy
7 4 (8.70%) Project Delivery
7 4 (8.70%) Strategic Roadmap
7 4 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (6.52%) Architecture Governance
8 3 (6.52%) Change Management
8 3 (6.52%) CRM
8 3 (6.52%) Time Management
8 3 (6.52%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (15.22%) MCSD
3 4 (8.70%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (4.35%) AWS Certification
5 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.17%) MCSE
5 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (19.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) SCCM
2 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (8.70%) Terraform
4 3 (6.52%) Ansible
5 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) VMware
3 3 (6.52%) MuleSoft
3 3 (6.52%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (6.52%) WSO2
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco
5 1 (2.17%) Citrix
5 1 (2.17%) Google
5 1 (2.17%) HP
5 1 (2.17%) IBM
5 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.17%) Sparx
5 1 (2.17%) Sun
5 1 (2.17%) Zscaler