Period
to 11 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Cloud Architect was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 11 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 > South East
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 421 430 425
Rank change year-on-year +9 -5 +118
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Architect 113 125 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.40% 0.40% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.41% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 78 94 137
South East median annual salary £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +3.45% +7.41%
10th Percentile £57,000 £61,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £90,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £85,000 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +3.45%

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 27,127 30,141 33,002
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.36% 96.67% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 22,434 25,149 27,623
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 11 December 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 11 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
Thames Valley +42 78 £85,000 +13.33% 4
Berkshire +39 62 £85,000 +6.25% 2
Hampshire +22 17 £57,000 -16.79% 3
Surrey +8 16 £70,000 -14.37% 2
Buckinghamshire +23 9 £75,000 +25.00%
Oxfordshire +7 6 £75,000 - 2
East Sussex - 1 £67,500 -
Cloud Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 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 South East region featuring Cloud Architect in the job title.

1 100 (88.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 84 (74.34%) Amazon AWS
3 63 (55.75%) Microsoft
4 48 (42.48%) Presales
5 41 (36.28%) Network Security
6 40 (35.40%) Active Directory
7 37 (32.74%) Web Services
7 37 (32.74%) Relational Database
8 36 (31.86%) RDBMS
8 36 (31.86%) Microsoft Certification
9 35 (30.97%) MCSE
9 35 (30.97%) MCSA
9 35 (30.97%) Enterprise Architecture
10 32 (28.32%) Azure Active Directory
11 31 (27.43%) Amazon Kinesis
11 31 (27.43%) AWS Lambda
11 31 (27.43%) Identity Access Management
11 31 (27.43%) Cosmos DB
11 31 (27.43%) Serverless
11 31 (27.43%) Vendor Relationship Management
11 31 (27.43%) Thought Leadership
11 31 (27.43%) Amazon EC2
11 31 (27.43%) Amazon S3
11 31 (27.43%) Amazon Redshift
11 31 (27.43%) Amazon EMR
11 31 (27.43%) Amazon RDS
11 31 (27.43%) Amazon SQS
11 31 (27.43%) Java
12 28 (24.78%) Python
13 27 (23.89%) Microsoft Office

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 4 (3.54%) IIS
1 4 (3.54%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.77%) Apache
2 2 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.77%) JBoss
2 2 (1.77%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
Applications
1 27 (23.89%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.77%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 100 (88.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 84 (74.34%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (28.32%) Azure Active Directory
4 31 (27.43%) Amazon EC2
4 31 (27.43%) Amazon EMR
4 31 (27.43%) Amazon Kinesis
4 31 (27.43%) Amazon S3
4 31 (27.43%) Amazon SQS
4 31 (27.43%) AWS Lambda
4 31 (27.43%) Serverless
5 25 (22.12%) IaaS
5 25 (22.12%) Office 365
6 24 (21.24%) PaaS
7 20 (17.70%) SaaS
8 17 (15.04%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (7.96%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (1.77%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (1.77%) GitHub
11 1 (0.88%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.88%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 41 (36.28%) Network Security
2 7 (6.19%) SAN
3 6 (5.31%) Firewall
3 6 (5.31%) Software-Defined Networking
4 5 (4.42%) NAS
5 4 (3.54%) LAN
6 3 (2.65%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (2.65%) DNS
6 3 (2.65%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.65%) WAN
7 2 (1.77%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.77%) DHCP
7 2 (1.77%) Kerberos
7 2 (1.77%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (1.77%) SSL
7 2 (1.77%) VSAN
7 2 (1.77%) Wireless
8 1 (0.88%) FTP
8 1 (0.88%) HTTP
8 1 (0.88%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (32.74%) Relational Database
2 36 (31.86%) RDBMS
3 31 (27.43%) Amazon RDS
3 31 (27.43%) Amazon Redshift
3 31 (27.43%) Cosmos DB
4 8 (7.08%) Data Lake
4 8 (7.08%) SQL Server
5 6 (5.31%) Big Data
6 5 (4.42%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.65%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (12.39%) Finance
2 11 (9.73%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.19%) Marketing
4 6 (5.31%) Electronics
4 6 (5.31%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.42%) Automotive
6 4 (3.54%) Banking
6 4 (3.54%) Legal
6 4 (3.54%) Retail
7 2 (1.77%) Billing
7 2 (1.77%) German Language
7 2 (1.77%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.88%) French Language
8 1 (0.88%) Games
8 1 (0.88%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.88%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (32.74%) Web Services
2 22 (19.47%) .NET
2 22 (19.47%) ASP.NET
2 22 (19.47%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (1.77%) AppFabric
3 2 (1.77%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (1.77%) LDAP
3 2 (1.77%) Node.js
3 2 (1.77%) SAML
3 2 (1.77%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.24%) Data Centre
2 14 (12.39%) Public Cloud
3 8 (7.08%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.31%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (4.42%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.65%) Clustering
6 3 (2.65%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.65%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.65%) User Experience
7 2 (1.77%) Blog
7 2 (1.77%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (1.77%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (1.77%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.77%) Social Media
8 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.88%) HACMP
8 1 (0.88%) PKI
8 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.50%) Windows
2 9 (7.96%) Linux
3 6 (5.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.65%) Unix
4 3 (2.65%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.77%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.88%) AIX
6 1 (0.88%) Solaris
6 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (42.48%) Presales
2 35 (30.97%) Enterprise Architecture
3 31 (27.43%) Identity Access Management
3 31 (27.43%) Thought Leadership
3 31 (27.43%) Vendor Relationship Management
4 27 (23.89%) Project Management
4 27 (23.89%) TOGAF
5 19 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (12.39%) SABSA
7 12 (10.62%) Technical Leadership
8 11 (9.73%) Microservices
8 11 (9.73%) Security Architecture
9 10 (8.85%) Data Protection
10 9 (7.96%) Customer Engagement
10 9 (7.96%) E-Commerce
10 9 (7.96%) IT Strategy
10 9 (7.96%) Migration
10 9 (7.96%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (7.08%) Scrum
12 7 (6.19%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 31 (27.43%) Java
2 28 (24.78%) Python
3 25 (22.12%) SQL
4 22 (19.47%) PL/SQL
4 22 (19.47%) Scala
4 22 (19.47%) Shell Script
5 7 (6.19%) PowerShell
6 6 (5.31%) C#
7 4 (3.54%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.88%) Korn
Qualifications
1 36 (31.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (30.97%) MCSA
2 35 (30.97%) MCSE
3 22 (19.47%) Security Cleared
4 13 (11.50%) Degree
5 5 (4.42%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (3.54%) CCIE
7 3 (2.65%) AWS Certification
7 3 (2.65%) CCNA
7 3 (2.65%) TOGAF Certification
7 3 (2.65%) VCAP
8 2 (1.77%) CCIE Data Center
8 2 (1.77%) CCIE Service Provider
8 2 (1.77%) EMC Certification
8 2 (1.77%) MCITP
8 2 (1.77%) RHCE
8 2 (1.77%) VCDX
9 1 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.85%) GDPR
2 3 (2.65%) COBIT
3 2 (1.77%) Government Security Classifications
3 2 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.77%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.77%) QA
3 2 (1.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (35.40%) Active Directory
2 16 (14.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.73%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.31%) Docker
4 6 (5.31%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (2.65%) vCloud
5 3 (2.65%) vSphere
6 2 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.77%) VMware NSX
6 2 (1.77%) XenApp
7 1 (0.88%) GPFS
7 1 (0.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (4.42%) Ansible
2 4 (3.54%) Puppet
3 3 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.77%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.77%) QRadar
4 2 (1.77%) SCCM
5 1 (0.88%) Packer
5 1 (0.88%) PowerCLI
5 1 (0.88%) vRealize
5 1 (0.88%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 63 (55.75%) Microsoft
2 20 (17.70%) Google
2 20 (17.70%) VMware
3 13 (11.50%) Cisco
4 10 (8.85%) EMC
5 8 (7.08%) SAP
6 7 (6.19%) NetApp
6 7 (6.19%) Oracle
6 7 (6.19%) Splunk
7 4 (3.54%) Dell
7 4 (3.54%) F5
7 4 (3.54%) HP
7 4 (3.54%) Juniper
8 3 (2.65%) CommVault
8 3 (2.65%) Palo Alto
8 3 (2.65%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.65%) Veritas
9 2 (1.77%) Citrix
9 2 (1.77%) IBM
9 2 (1.77%) Salesforce.com