Period
to 28 November 2020

The median annual salary for a Cloud Architect was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 201 253 261
Rank change year-on-year +52 +8 +101
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Architect 15 82 111
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.32% 0.73% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.75% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 13 93 76
Median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.38% +18.52%
10th Percentile £50,900 £57,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £97,000 £94,375
England median annual salary £82,500 £82,500 £82,500

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 4,450 10,889 12,576
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.37% 96.50% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3,640 9,035 9,763
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +48 12 £78,000 +7.59% 5
East Midlands +59 3 £70,000 -13.85% 2
Cloud Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 15 (100.00%) Azure
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) Terraform
4 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 5 (33.33%) Oracle
5 5 (33.33%) Puppet
5 5 (33.33%) Open Source
5 5 (33.33%) Kubernetes
5 5 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (26.67%) Public Sector
6 4 (26.67%) AWS
6 4 (26.67%) Migration
7 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (20.00%) Firewall
7 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (20.00%) SaaS
7 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (20.00%) DevOps
8 2 (13.33%) Software Asset Management
8 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
8 2 (13.33%) Office 365
8 2 (13.33%) IaaS
8 2 (13.33%) ERP
8 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
8 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
8 2 (13.33%) Business Development

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 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 15 (100.00%) Azure
2 4 (26.67%) AWS
3 3 (20.00%) SaaS
4 2 (13.33%) IaaS
4 2 (13.33%) Office 365
5 1 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 4 (26.67%) Public Sector
2 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Law
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) JSON
1 1 (6.67%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
1 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 5 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
2 5 (33.33%) Open Source
3 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (20.00%) DevOps
4 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
5 2 (13.33%) Business Development
5 2 (13.33%) ERP
5 2 (13.33%) Presales
5 2 (13.33%) Software Asset Management
5 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
6 1 (6.67%) Data Loss Prevention
6 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (6.67%) Runbook
6 1 (6.67%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 1 (6.67%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) TOGAF Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) Terraform
2 5 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 5 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (6.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Sun