Period
to 21 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Cloud Architect was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 21 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
England > South East
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 397 433 460
Rank change year-on-year +36 +27 +70
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Architect 129 108 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.45% 0.37% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.39% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 74 83 124
South East median annual salary £77,500 £77,500 £70,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.32% +8.08%
10th Percentile £57,000 £60,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £98,500 £88,000 £90,000
England 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 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 27,889 27,876 34,420
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.44% 96.70% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 23,167 23,247 28,917
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 21 October 2018.

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 21 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
Thames Valley +52 83 £85,000 +21.43% 8
Berkshire +41 73 £85,000 +9.68% 2
Hampshire -8 22 £58,500 -14.60% 1
Surrey +1 19 £70,000 -15.15% 3
Buckinghamshire +25 5 £75,000 +25.00% 4
Oxfordshire -8 5 £75,000 +9.09% 2
Kent +19 1 - -
West Sussex +2 1 - - 2
East Sussex - 1 £67,500 - 1
Cloud Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 South East region featuring Cloud Architect in the job title.

1 106 (82.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 95 (73.64%) Amazon AWS
3 69 (53.49%) Microsoft
4 46 (35.66%) Presales
5 43 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 41 (31.78%) Data Centre
7 38 (29.46%) Network Security
7 38 (29.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 38 (29.46%) MCSE
8 35 (27.13%) Web Services
8 35 (27.13%) VMware
9 34 (26.36%) PaaS
10 33 (25.58%) IaaS
11 32 (24.81%) Active Directory
12 31 (24.03%) MCSA
13 29 (22.48%) TOGAF
13 29 (22.48%) Relational Database
14 28 (21.71%) RDBMS
15 27 (20.93%) Python
16 25 (19.38%) SaaS
16 25 (19.38%) Azure Active Directory
17 24 (18.60%) Amazon Kinesis
17 24 (18.60%) AWS Lambda
17 24 (18.60%) Identity Access Management
17 24 (18.60%) Amazon Redshift
17 24 (18.60%) Cosmos DB
17 24 (18.60%) Serverless
17 24 (18.60%) Vendor Relationship Management
17 24 (18.60%) Amazon EC2
17 24 (18.60%) Amazon S3

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 7 (5.43%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.88%) IIS
3 3 (2.33%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.33%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.78%) Apache
5 1 (0.78%) JBoss
5 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (15.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.55%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 106 (82.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 95 (73.64%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (26.36%) PaaS
4 33 (25.58%) IaaS
5 25 (19.38%) Azure Active Directory
5 25 (19.38%) SaaS
6 24 (18.60%) Amazon EC2
6 24 (18.60%) Amazon EMR
6 24 (18.60%) Amazon Kinesis
6 24 (18.60%) Amazon S3
6 24 (18.60%) Amazon SQS
6 24 (18.60%) AWS Lambda
6 24 (18.60%) Serverless
7 18 (13.95%) Office 365
8 16 (12.40%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (12.40%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (5.43%) IBM Cloud
10 3 (2.33%) GitHub
11 1 (0.78%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.78%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 38 (29.46%) Network Security
2 14 (10.85%) Firewall
3 12 (9.30%) WAN
4 11 (8.53%) LAN
4 11 (8.53%) Software-Defined Networking
5 9 (6.98%) SAN
6 8 (6.20%) Wireless
7 6 (4.65%) NAS
8 4 (3.10%) DNS
9 3 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (2.33%) DHCP
9 3 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (2.33%) TCP/IP
10 2 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.78%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.78%) IPsec
11 1 (0.78%) NGN
11 1 (0.78%) SSL
11 1 (0.78%) VLAN
11 1 (0.78%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (22.48%) Relational Database
2 28 (21.71%) RDBMS
3 24 (18.60%) Amazon RDS
3 24 (18.60%) Amazon Redshift
3 24 (18.60%) Cosmos DB
4 19 (14.73%) SQL Server
5 7 (5.43%) Big Data
6 5 (3.88%) Data Lake
7 4 (3.10%) Hadoop
7 4 (3.10%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.33%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (13.95%) Finance
2 15 (11.63%) Telecoms
3 10 (7.75%) Publishing
4 7 (5.43%) Banking
4 7 (5.43%) German Language
4 7 (5.43%) Italian Language
5 6 (4.65%) Electronics
5 6 (4.65%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.65%) Marketing
6 5 (3.88%) Automotive
7 4 (3.10%) Retail
8 3 (2.33%) Legal
9 2 (1.55%) Billing
9 2 (1.55%) French Language
9 2 (1.55%) Portuguese Language
9 2 (1.55%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.78%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (27.13%) Web Services
2 16 (12.40%) .NET
3 15 (11.63%) ASP.NET
3 15 (11.63%) ASP.NET Web API
4 11 (8.53%) Middleware
5 8 (6.20%) JSON
6 2 (1.55%) AppFabric
6 2 (1.55%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.78%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.78%) LDAP
7 1 (0.78%) Node.js
7 1 (0.78%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (31.78%) Data Centre
2 14 (10.85%) Public Cloud
3 10 (7.75%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.43%) EMC VMAX
4 7 (5.43%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (5.43%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (4.65%) Private Cloud
6 4 (3.10%) Clustering
7 3 (2.33%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.33%) User Experience
8 2 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.55%) Blog
8 2 (1.55%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.55%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (1.55%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.55%) Social Media
8 2 (1.55%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.78%) HACMP
9 1 (0.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.63%) Windows
2 14 (10.85%) Linux
3 7 (5.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.10%) Unix
4 4 (3.10%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.55%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.78%) AIX
7 1 (0.78%) Solaris
7 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (35.66%) Presales
2 43 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 29 (22.48%) TOGAF
4 24 (18.60%) Identity Access Management
4 24 (18.60%) Vendor Relationship Management
5 23 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (15.50%) Project Management
7 14 (10.85%) Scrum
7 14 (10.85%) Technical Architecture
8 11 (8.53%) Network Design
8 11 (8.53%) Security Architecture
9 10 (7.75%) Customer Engagement
9 10 (7.75%) Strategic Thinking
10 9 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (6.98%) DevOps
10 9 (6.98%) Migration
10 9 (6.98%) SABSA
11 8 (6.20%) SOA
12 7 (5.43%) Configuration Management
12 7 (5.43%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 27 (20.93%) Python
2 23 (17.83%) Java
3 18 (13.95%) SQL
4 15 (11.63%) PL/SQL
4 15 (11.63%) Scala
4 15 (11.63%) Shell Script
5 12 (9.30%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.55%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.55%) C#
7 1 (0.78%) Korn
Qualifications
1 38 (29.46%) MCSE
1 38 (29.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (24.03%) MCSA
3 15 (11.63%) Security Cleared
4 13 (10.08%) Degree
5 10 (7.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (6.98%) CCIE
6 9 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (5.43%) CCIE Data Center
7 7 (5.43%) CCIE Service Provider
7 7 (5.43%) CCNA
7 7 (5.43%) EMC Certification
7 7 (5.43%) MCSD
7 7 (5.43%) VCAP
7 7 (5.43%) VCDX
8 4 (3.10%) AWS Certification
8 4 (3.10%) CISA
8 4 (3.10%) CISM
8 4 (3.10%) CRISC
8 4 (3.10%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.33%) COBIT
2 3 (2.33%) GDPR
3 2 (1.55%) Government Security Classifications
3 2 (1.55%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.55%) QA
3 2 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (24.81%) Active Directory
2 24 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (13.95%) Hyper-V
4 11 (8.53%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (4.65%) Docker
6 4 (3.10%) vCloud
6 4 (3.10%) vSphere
7 2 (1.55%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.78%) GPFS
8 1 (0.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (9.30%) Ansible
2 2 (1.55%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.55%) Puppet
2 2 (1.55%) QRadar
3 1 (0.78%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.78%) Packer
3 1 (0.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 69 (53.49%) Microsoft
2 35 (27.13%) VMware
3 23 (17.83%) Cisco
4 20 (15.50%) Google
5 18 (13.95%) Oracle
6 17 (13.18%) EMC
7 15 (11.63%) NetApp
8 12 (9.30%) F5
8 12 (9.30%) Splunk
9 11 (8.53%) SAP
10 9 (6.98%) Dell
11 5 (3.88%) HP
11 5 (3.88%) IBM
11 5 (3.88%) Red Hat
12 4 (3.10%) Juniper
12 4 (3.10%) Palo Alto
13 3 (2.33%) CommVault
13 3 (2.33%) Veritas
14 2 (1.55%) Citrix
14 2 (1.55%) Salesforce.com