Period
to 25 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Cloud Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 376 409 511
Rank change year-on-year +33 +102 +79
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Architect 184 127 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.60% 0.44% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.45% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 90 114 88
South East median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £50,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £90,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +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 29,681 28,049 36,470
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.92% 96.85% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 24,716 23,439 31,094
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +29 115 £77,500 +5.08% 12
Berkshire +10 95 £72,500 -3.33% 7
Surrey +12 33 £80,000 +14.29% 1
Hampshire -27 14 £75,000 +11.11%
Oxfordshire -22 12 £77,500 +24.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -2 9 £105,000 +68.00% 3
West Sussex - 9 £65,000 - 1
East Sussex - 8 £62,500 -
Kent +6 1 - -
Cloud Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 121 (65.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 90 (48.91%) Amazon AWS
3 80 (43.48%) Microsoft
4 62 (33.70%) VMware
5 61 (33.15%) PaaS
6 59 (32.07%) Middleware
6 59 (32.07%) SQL Server
7 57 (30.98%) Enterprise Architecture
8 55 (29.89%) PowerShell
8 55 (29.89%) MCSE
8 55 (29.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 52 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
10 50 (27.17%) Hyper-V
11 49 (26.63%) Oracle
12 47 (25.54%) IaaS
13 45 (24.46%) VMware Infrastructure
13 45 (24.46%) LAN
14 44 (23.91%) Publishing
14 44 (23.91%) Strategic Thinking
15 39 (21.20%) Presales
15 39 (21.20%) Configuration Management
16 38 (20.65%) WAN
17 37 (20.11%) Firewall
17 37 (20.11%) Ansible
18 36 (19.57%) Scrum
18 36 (19.57%) Python
19 35 (19.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 32 (17.39%) JSON
20 32 (17.39%) Build Automation
21 31 (16.85%) IBM Cloud

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 (8.70%) Oracle Service Bus
2 12 (6.52%) OpenStack
3 5 (2.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (2.72%) IIS
4 4 (2.17%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.63%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.54%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.54%) SAS
7 1 (0.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 121 (65.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 90 (48.91%) Amazon AWS
3 61 (33.15%) PaaS
4 47 (25.54%) IaaS
5 31 (16.85%) IBM Cloud
6 28 (15.22%) Bluemix
7 24 (13.04%) SaaS
8 18 (9.78%) Google Cloud Platform
9 11 (5.98%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (5.98%) Office 365
10 8 (4.35%) Serverless
11 3 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (1.63%) Amazon S3
11 3 (1.63%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (1.63%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (1.63%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.54%) GitHub
12 1 (0.54%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 45 (24.46%) LAN
2 38 (20.65%) WAN
3 37 (20.11%) Firewall
4 12 (6.52%) SAN
5 8 (4.35%) DMZ
5 8 (4.35%) Wireless
6 7 (3.80%) NAS
6 7 (3.80%) TCP/IP
7 5 (2.72%) Network Security
7 5 (2.72%) Software-Defined Networking
8 3 (1.63%) VoIP
9 2 (1.09%) VPN
10 1 (0.54%) DHCP
10 1 (0.54%) DNS
10 1 (0.54%) MPLS
10 1 (0.54%) NGN
10 1 (0.54%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.54%) Skype
10 1 (0.54%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (32.07%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.33%) Oracle Database
3 16 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 16 (8.70%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (2.72%) Big Data
5 4 (2.17%) MySQL
6 3 (1.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.63%) MariaDB
6 3 (1.63%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.63%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.09%) DB2
7 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.54%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.54%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.54%) Impala
Development Applications
1 10 (5.43%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 8 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
General
1 44 (23.91%) Publishing
2 21 (11.41%) Finance
3 11 (5.98%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.35%) Banking
4 8 (4.35%) German Language
4 8 (4.35%) Italian Language
4 8 (4.35%) Marketing
5 3 (1.63%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (32.07%) Middleware
2 32 (17.39%) JSON
3 9 (4.89%) Web Services
4 8 (4.35%) EDI
5 6 (3.26%) Hibernate
5 6 (3.26%) Spring
6 3 (1.63%) .NET
6 3 (1.63%) Kafka
6 3 (1.63%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.76%) Data Centre
2 28 (15.22%) Enterprise Software
3 26 (14.13%) Public Cloud
4 21 (11.41%) Hybrid Cloud
5 15 (8.15%) Private Cloud
6 8 (4.35%) Cloud Native
6 8 (4.35%) EMC VMAX
7 6 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.26%) e-Learning
7 6 (3.26%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.17%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (1.09%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.09%) User Experience
10 1 (0.54%) Clustering
10 1 (0.54%) Fintech
10 1 (0.54%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.54%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 30 (16.30%) Windows
2 20 (10.87%) Linux
3 19 (10.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.54%) CentOS
6 1 (0.54%) Unix
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.54%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (30.98%) Enterprise Architecture
2 52 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (23.91%) Strategic Thinking
4 39 (21.20%) Configuration Management
4 39 (21.20%) Presales
5 36 (19.57%) Scrum
6 32 (17.39%) Build Automation
7 29 (15.76%) Open Source
8 28 (15.22%) Requirements Management
9 26 (14.13%) DevOps
10 25 (13.59%) TOGAF
11 22 (11.96%) Microservices
11 22 (11.96%) Migration
12 20 (10.87%) Logistics
13 16 (8.70%) SOA
14 13 (7.07%) Service Delivery
15 11 (5.98%) Analytics
15 11 (5.98%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (5.98%) SDLC
15 11 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (29.89%) PowerShell
2 36 (19.57%) Python
3 16 (8.70%) SQL
4 9 (4.89%) Java
5 3 (1.63%) C#
5 3 (1.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 55 (29.89%) MCSE
1 55 (29.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (15.22%) MCSD
3 23 (12.50%) Degree
4 17 (9.24%) MCSA
5 8 (4.35%) CCIE
5 8 (4.35%) CCIE Data Center
5 8 (4.35%) CCIE Service Provider
5 8 (4.35%) CCNA
5 8 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (4.35%) EMC Certification
5 8 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (3.80%) VCAP
6 7 (3.80%) VCDX
7 6 (3.26%) PhD
7 6 (3.26%) SC Cleared
7 6 (3.26%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (2.17%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (1.63%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (19.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.17%) QA
3 3 (1.63%) COBIT
System Software
1 50 (27.17%) Hyper-V
2 45 (24.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (8.70%) Active Directory
4 7 (3.80%) Docker
5 5 (2.72%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (2.72%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.63%) vSphere
7 2 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.54%) vCloud
8 1 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.54%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 37 (20.11%) Ansible
2 9 (4.89%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.26%) Puppet
3 6 (3.26%) SCCM
4 4 (2.17%) FortiGate
5 3 (1.63%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.63%) Packer
6 1 (0.54%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 80 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 62 (33.70%) VMware
3 49 (26.63%) Oracle
4 25 (13.59%) Google
5 19 (10.33%) IBM
6 16 (8.70%) HP
7 15 (8.15%) Cisco
8 12 (6.52%) Dell
9 11 (5.98%) EMC
10 9 (4.89%) 3PAR
10 9 (4.89%) NetApp
11 8 (4.35%) F5
11 8 (4.35%) Splunk
12 7 (3.80%) Citrix
13 5 (2.72%) Ayehu
13 5 (2.72%) Cognizant
13 5 (2.72%) Hitachi
13 5 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (2.17%) Red Hat
14 4 (2.17%) TOWER Software