Period
to 19 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Cloud Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

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

Cloud Architect
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 222 196
Rank change year-on-year +39 -26 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Architect 44 5 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.82% 0.090% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.094% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 30 5 10
Scotland median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.45% +20.83% -
10th Percentile £62,250 £47,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £84,500 £60,750
UK median annual salary £82,500 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5,144 5,297 5,102
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.60% 95.77% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3,386 3,380 3,106
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,875 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

Cloud Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Architect in Scotland

Cloud Architect
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Cloud Architect in Scotland

Cloud Architect
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Architect in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Cloud Architect in Scotland

Cloud Architect
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Architect within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
Edinburgh +35 35 £70,000 -11.11% 2
Glasgow 0 8 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Cloud Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Scotland region featuring Cloud Architect in the job title.

1 41 (93.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 41 (93.18%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (56.82%) Data Centre
3 19 (43.18%) Presales
3 19 (43.18%) Hybrid Cloud
3 19 (43.18%) VMware
4 18 (40.91%) Cisco
5 16 (36.36%) Wireless
5 16 (36.36%) VMware NSX
6 13 (29.55%) Google Cloud Platform
6 13 (29.55%) Google
6 13 (29.55%) DevOps
7 11 (25.00%) Project Management
8 9 (20.45%) IaaS
9 8 (18.18%) SaaS
9 8 (18.18%) PaaS
9 8 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (18.18%) Public Cloud
10 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
11 6 (13.64%) Finance
11 6 (13.64%) Change Management
11 6 (13.64%) Windows
11 6 (13.64%) Python
11 6 (13.64%) PowerShell
11 6 (13.64%) JSON
11 6 (13.64%) Time Management
11 6 (13.64%) Business Analysis
11 6 (13.64%) Enterprise Cloud
11 6 (13.64%) Ansible

Cloud Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Cloud Services
1 41 (93.18%) Amazon AWS
1 41 (93.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (29.55%) Google Cloud Platform
3 9 (20.45%) IaaS
4 8 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (18.18%) PaaS
4 8 (18.18%) SaaS
5 2 (4.55%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 16 (36.36%) Wireless
2 3 (6.82%) Firewall
3 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Metasploit
1 1 (2.27%) WebScarab
General
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) JSON
2 1 (2.27%) OAuth
2 1 (2.27%) OAuth2
2 1 (2.27%) OpenID
2 1 (2.27%) SAML
2 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (56.82%) Data Centre
2 19 (43.18%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (18.18%) Public Cloud
4 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (13.64%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (4.55%) Replication
6 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.27%) Cloud Native
6 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.27%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Presales
2 13 (29.55%) DevOps
3 11 (25.00%) Project Management
4 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (13.64%) Business Analysis
5 6 (13.64%) Change Management
5 6 (13.64%) Time Management
6 4 (9.09%) IT Strategy
6 4 (9.09%) Use Case
7 3 (6.82%) Due Diligence
7 3 (6.82%) Matrix Management
7 3 (6.82%) Scorecard
7 3 (6.82%) Target Operating Model
8 2 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (4.55%) Data Privacy
9 1 (2.27%) Creative Thinking
9 1 (2.27%) Line Management
9 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.27%) Privileged Access Management
9 1 (2.27%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) PowerShell
1 6 (13.64%) Python
2 2 (4.55%) C
3 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) AWS Certification
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
1 1 (2.27%) MCP
1 1 (2.27%) MCSE
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (36.36%) VMware NSX
2 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) Ansible
2 1 (2.27%) Core Impact
2 1 (2.27%) Nessus
2 1 (2.27%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 19 (43.18%) VMware
2 18 (40.91%) Cisco
3 13 (29.55%) Google
4 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.55%) Dell
5 2 (4.55%) EMC
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle