Period
to 20 May 2019

The median annual salary for a Cloud Architect was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 20 May 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 > South East
6 months to
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 368 381 420
Rank change year-on-year +13 +39 +89
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Architect 134 183 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.51% 0.60% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.62% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 98 91 119
South East median annual salary £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% -
10th Percentile £64,625 £60,000 £56,250
90th Percentile £111,250 £112,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 25,190 29,438 28,446
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.68% 96.88% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 20,575 24,505 23,753
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £27,288 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -

Cloud Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Architect in the South East

Cloud Architect
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Cloud Architect in the South East

Cloud Architect
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Architect in the South East over the 6 months to 20 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Cloud Architect in the South East

Cloud Architect
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Architect within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 May 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
Thames Valley -37 41 £75,000 -3.23% 5
Surrey +25 35 £80,000 - 5
Berkshire -36 30 £82,500 +13.79% 2
West Sussex +10 25 £77,500 +19.23% 2
Hampshire +13 18 £80,000 +6.67%
Oxfordshire +31 6 £70,000 -9.68% 3
Buckinghamshire +19 4 £72,500 -30.95%
East Sussex +2 4 £78,500 +25.60% 1
Cloud Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 South East region featuring Cloud Architect in the job title.

1 88 (65.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (45.52%) Amazon AWS
3 60 (44.78%) Microsoft
4 56 (41.79%) SQL
5 53 (39.55%) Public Cloud
6 51 (38.06%) Active Directory
7 50 (37.31%) PowerShell
8 49 (36.57%) PaaS
8 49 (36.57%) VMware
9 46 (34.33%) DevOps
10 44 (32.84%) IaaS
11 43 (32.09%) VMware Infrastructure
11 43 (32.09%) Hybrid Cloud
12 41 (30.60%) Windows
13 37 (27.61%) Migration
14 36 (26.87%) Java
15 34 (25.37%) Enterprise Architecture
15 34 (25.37%) Visual Studio Team System
15 34 (25.37%) SaaS
15 34 (25.37%) Data Centre
16 33 (24.63%) vCenter Server
17 32 (23.88%) Presales
17 32 (23.88%) Enterprise Software
17 32 (23.88%) TOGAF
17 32 (23.88%) Finance
17 32 (23.88%) Project Management
18 31 (23.13%) JSON
18 31 (23.13%) Infrastructure as Code
19 29 (21.64%) Agile Software Development
19 29 (21.64%) Citrix

Cloud Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 16 (11.94%) Apache
2 14 (10.45%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.24%) IIS
4 2 (1.49%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.49%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.75%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (11.19%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.99%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 4 (2.99%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 2 (1.49%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (1.49%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.49%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (1.49%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.49%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 88 (65.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (45.52%) Amazon AWS
3 49 (36.57%) PaaS
4 44 (32.84%) IaaS
5 34 (25.37%) SaaS
6 22 (16.42%) Google Cloud Platform
7 21 (15.67%) BPaaS
8 18 (13.43%) Serverless
9 15 (11.19%) Office 365
10 11 (8.21%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (6.72%) Amazon EC2
11 9 (6.72%) Amazon S3
11 9 (6.72%) Azure Functions
12 8 (5.97%) Amazon EMR
12 8 (5.97%) Amazon Kinesis
12 8 (5.97%) Amazon SQS
12 8 (5.97%) AWS Lambda
12 8 (5.97%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (2.99%) Oracle CX
14 2 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.72%) Network Security
2 7 (5.22%) Firewall
3 6 (4.48%) VSAN
4 5 (3.73%) DHCP
4 5 (3.73%) DNS
4 5 (3.73%) SAN
5 4 (2.99%) Converged Networks
5 4 (2.99%) LAN
5 4 (2.99%) VoIP
5 4 (2.99%) WAN
6 1 (0.75%) NFC
6 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.75%) VLAN
6 1 (0.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.69%) Data Lake
1 17 (12.69%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (11.94%) Relational Database
3 10 (7.46%) RDBMS
4 9 (6.72%) Amazon Redshift
5 8 (5.97%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (5.97%) Cosmos DB
6 7 (5.22%) Oracle Database
7 6 (4.48%) DB2
8 4 (2.99%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.49%) DB2 UDB
10 1 (0.75%) Big Data
10 1 (0.75%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 34 (25.37%) Visual Studio Team System
2 14 (10.45%) Git (software)
3 10 (7.46%) Visual Studio
4 6 (4.48%) JIRA
5 5 (3.73%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.99%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.49%) Toad
8 1 (0.75%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.75%) SonarQube
General
1 32 (23.88%) Finance
2 9 (6.72%) Marketing
3 6 (4.48%) Retail
4 5 (3.73%) Advertising
5 2 (1.49%) Banking
5 2 (1.49%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.75%) Back Office
6 1 (0.75%) Games
6 1 (0.75%) Legal
6 1 (0.75%) Military
6 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (23.13%) JSON
2 24 (17.91%) Web Services
3 16 (11.94%) .NET
4 14 (10.45%) ASP.NET
4 14 (10.45%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.75%) Node.js
5 1 (0.75%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (39.55%) Public Cloud
2 43 (32.09%) Hybrid Cloud
3 34 (25.37%) Data Centre
4 32 (23.88%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (11.19%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (3.73%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.99%) CCTV
7 4 (2.99%) IPTV
7 4 (2.99%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.24%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.49%) CESG
9 2 (1.49%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.49%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.75%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 41 (30.60%) Windows
2 16 (11.94%) Linux
3 9 (6.72%) Windows Server
4 7 (5.22%) Unix
5 5 (3.73%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (2.24%) Solaris
7 2 (1.49%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (34.33%) DevOps
2 37 (27.61%) Migration
3 34 (25.37%) Enterprise Architecture
4 32 (23.88%) Presales
4 32 (23.88%) Project Management
4 32 (23.88%) TOGAF
5 31 (23.13%) Infrastructure as Code
6 29 (21.64%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (20.15%) Computer Science
8 26 (19.40%) High Availability
9 24 (17.91%) Cloud Operations
9 24 (17.91%) IT Strategy
10 23 (17.16%) Decision-Making
11 20 (14.93%) Business Continuity
11 20 (14.93%) Capacity Planning
11 20 (14.93%) Disaster Recovery
11 20 (14.93%) Financial Analysis
11 20 (14.93%) Security Architecture
11 20 (14.93%) Thought Leadership
12 17 (12.69%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 56 (41.79%) SQL
2 50 (37.31%) PowerShell
3 36 (26.87%) Java
4 27 (20.15%) Python
5 16 (11.94%) PL/SQL
5 16 (11.94%) Shell Script
6 15 (11.19%) Scala
7 4 (2.99%) C#
8 3 (2.24%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.49%) C
9 2 (1.49%) Perl
10 1 (0.75%) Go
10 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (20.90%) Security Cleared
2 18 (13.43%) TOGAF Certification
3 10 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (6.72%) AWS Certification
4 9 (6.72%) Degree
4 9 (6.72%) MCSA
4 9 (6.72%) MCSE
5 3 (2.24%) CISSP
5 3 (2.24%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.49%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.75%) CCNP
7 1 (0.75%) CCSP
7 1 (0.75%) CISA
7 1 (0.75%) CISM
7 1 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.75%) MCITP
7 1 (0.75%) VCAP
7 1 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (19.40%) SLA
2 15 (11.19%) GDPR
3 2 (1.49%) Government Security Classifications
3 2 (1.49%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.49%) QA
3 2 (1.49%) RMADS
4 1 (0.75%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (0.75%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.75%) ISO 31000
4 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 51 (38.06%) Active Directory
2 43 (32.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (20.90%) Hyper-V
4 27 (20.15%) XenApp
5 10 (7.46%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (5.97%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (3.73%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (2.99%) Docker
9 2 (1.49%) vCloud
9 2 (1.49%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.75%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 33 (24.63%) vCenter Server
2 10 (7.46%) Ansible
3 6 (4.48%) Terraform
4 5 (3.73%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (3.73%) Oracle ZFS
5 4 (2.99%) Kubernetes
6 3 (2.24%) Puppet
7 2 (1.49%) vRealize
8 1 (0.75%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.75%) IBM Guardium
8 1 (0.75%) Nessus
8 1 (0.75%) PowerCLI
8 1 (0.75%) Trend Micro Deep Security
8 1 (0.75%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 60 (44.78%) Microsoft
2 49 (36.57%) VMware
3 29 (21.64%) Citrix
4 24 (17.91%) Google
5 18 (13.43%) Oracle
6 13 (9.70%) Cisco
7 8 (5.97%) Cognizant
8 7 (5.22%) HP
9 4 (2.99%) Aruba
9 4 (2.99%) JD Edwards
9 4 (2.99%) Juniper
9 4 (2.99%) Kronos
9 4 (2.99%) Palo Alto
9 4 (2.99%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (2.24%) MuleSoft
10 3 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.75%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.75%) McAfee
11 1 (0.75%) NetApp
11 1 (0.75%) Tripwire