Period
to 17 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Cloud Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

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

Cloud Architect
England > North West
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 318 331 340
Rank change year-on-year +13 +9 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Architect 34 39 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.30% 0.30% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.31% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 25 36 9
North West median annual salary £75,000 £67,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.94% +7.20% +19.05%
10th Percentile £51,000 £54,375 £43,250
90th Percentile £98,000 £83,125 £75,000
England median annual salary £85,000 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 10,915 12,601 11,944
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.58% 96.66% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 8,855 10,115 10,066
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Cloud Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Architect in the North West

Cloud Architect
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Cloud Architect in the North West

Cloud Architect
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Architect in the North West over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Cloud Architect in the North West

Cloud Architect
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Architect within the North West region over the 6 months to 17 December 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
Manchester -1 24 £80,000 +19.40% 6
Cheshire +30 10 £55,000 -
Cloud Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 North West region featuring Cloud Architect in the job title.

1 26 (76.47%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (58.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (55.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 15 (44.12%) Google
5 13 (38.24%) Migration
5 13 (38.24%) DevOps
6 12 (35.29%) Finance
6 12 (35.29%) Retail
6 12 (35.29%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (32.35%) VMware
7 11 (32.35%) Web Services
7 11 (32.35%) SOA
7 11 (32.35%) Data Science
8 10 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (29.41%) Manufacturing
8 10 (29.41%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (26.47%) Management Information System
10 8 (23.53%) Middleware
10 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (23.53%) UML
10 8 (23.53%) Use Case
10 8 (23.53%) Local Government
10 8 (23.53%) Requirements Analysis
10 8 (23.53%) IaaS
10 8 (23.53%) Rackspace
10 8 (23.53%) Open Source
10 8 (23.53%) PaaS
11 7 (20.59%) Big Data
11 7 (20.59%) Java
12 6 (17.65%) JavaScript

Cloud Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (11.76%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.94%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 26 (76.47%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (58.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (55.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (29.41%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (23.53%) IaaS
5 8 (23.53%) PaaS
6 4 (11.76%) SaaS
7 2 (5.88%) Serverless
8 1 (2.94%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) WAN
2 2 (5.88%) Broadband
2 2 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (2.94%) BGP
3 1 (2.94%) DNS
3 1 (2.94%) Firewall
3 1 (2.94%) FTP
3 1 (2.94%) HSRP
3 1 (2.94%) HTTP
3 1 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.94%) SAN
3 1 (2.94%) SMTP
3 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) Big Data
2 6 (17.65%) Hadoop
3 5 (14.71%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.88%) Blockchain
5 1 (2.94%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 12 (35.29%) Finance
1 12 (35.29%) Retail
2 10 (29.41%) Manufacturing
3 8 (23.53%) Local Government
4 3 (8.82%) Banking
5 2 (5.88%) Electronics
5 2 (5.88%) Marketing
5 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.94%) Advertising
6 1 (2.94%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) Web Services
2 8 (23.53%) Middleware
3 5 (14.71%) REST
4 2 (5.88%) .NET
4 2 (5.88%) Java EE
5 1 (2.94%) Node.js
5 1 (2.94%) OAuth
5 1 (2.94%) RESTful
5 1 (2.94%) SAML
5 1 (2.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (26.47%) Management Information System
3 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.76%) Public Cloud
4 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
5 2 (5.88%) Driving Licence
5 2 (5.88%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.94%) CESG
6 1 (2.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (2.94%) Fintech
6 1 (2.94%) PKI
6 1 (2.94%) Smart Meter
6 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Unix
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) DevOps
1 13 (38.24%) Migration
2 11 (32.35%) Data Science
2 11 (32.35%) SOA
3 10 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (23.53%) Open Source
4 8 (23.53%) Requirements Analysis
4 8 (23.53%) UML
4 8 (23.53%) Use Case
5 6 (17.65%) BDD
5 6 (17.65%) Microservices
5 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
5 6 (17.65%) TDD
6 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (11.76%) Project Management
6 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
7 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.82%) Time Management
7 3 (8.82%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) Java
2 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 5 (14.71%) SQL
4 2 (5.88%) C++
5 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (8.82%) MCSE
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.94%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (2.94%) CCSP
4 1 (2.94%) CEH
4 1 (2.94%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.94%) CISM
4 1 (2.94%) CISSP
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.94%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) GDPR
2 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Docker
2 2 (5.88%) vCloud
3 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Ansible
1 4 (11.76%) Grafana
1 4 (11.76%) Kibana
1 4 (11.76%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) Google
2 11 (32.35%) VMware
3 8 (23.53%) Rackspace
4 2 (5.88%) Cloudera
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle
4 2 (5.88%) SAP
5 1 (2.94%) Dell
5 1 (2.94%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.94%) Supermicro