Period
to 21 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 378 431 495
Rank change year-on-year +53 +64 +53
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Architect 159 104 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.54% 0.36% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.37% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 75 82 92
South East median annual salary £77,500 £71,250 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.77% +1.79% +7.69%
10th Percentile £60,250 £58,750 £50,000
90th Percentile £102,250 £95,000 £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 28,694 28,161 35,843
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.82% 96.71% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 23,828 23,551 30,338
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
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 21 August 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 August 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 +49 105 £80,000 +14.29% 15
Berkshire +60 98 £80,000 +6.67% 11
Surrey +9 24 £80,000 -3.03% 6
Hampshire -10 19 £58,500 -14.60% 1
East Sussex - 5 - -
Oxfordshire -13 4 £78,750 +21.15% 3
Buckinghamshire -2 3 £105,000 +75.00% 1
Kent +12 2 - -
West Sussex +8 1 - -
Cloud Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 112 (70.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 94 (59.12%) Amazon AWS
3 81 (50.94%) Microsoft
4 56 (35.22%) Enterprise Architecture
5 49 (30.82%) VMware
5 49 (30.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 49 (30.82%) MCSE
6 48 (30.19%) PaaS
7 46 (28.93%) Data Centre
8 45 (28.30%) Presales
9 40 (25.16%) IaaS
10 37 (23.27%) SQL Server
10 37 (23.27%) Middleware
11 35 (22.01%) Agile Software Development
12 34 (21.38%) TOGAF
13 32 (20.13%) Oracle
14 30 (18.87%) Python
14 30 (18.87%) SaaS
15 29 (18.24%) LAN
15 29 (18.24%) Cisco
16 28 (17.61%) VMware Infrastructure
17 27 (16.98%) Hyper-V
17 27 (16.98%) MCSA
17 27 (16.98%) Web Services
18 26 (16.35%) Publishing
18 26 (16.35%) Strategic Thinking
19 25 (15.72%) Firewall
19 25 (15.72%) PowerShell
19 25 (15.72%) Google
20 24 (15.09%) Network Security

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 11 (6.92%) Oracle Service Bus
2 7 (4.40%) IIS
3 6 (3.77%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.14%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (4.40%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 112 (70.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 94 (59.12%) Amazon AWS
3 48 (30.19%) PaaS
4 40 (25.16%) IaaS
5 30 (18.87%) SaaS
6 22 (13.84%) Google Cloud Platform
6 22 (13.84%) IBM Cloud
7 16 (10.06%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (8.81%) Azure Active Directory
8 14 (8.81%) Serverless
9 13 (8.18%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (8.18%) Amazon EMR
9 13 (8.18%) Amazon Kinesis
9 13 (8.18%) Amazon S3
9 13 (8.18%) Amazon SQS
9 13 (8.18%) AWS Lambda
10 12 (7.55%) Office 365
11 3 (1.89%) GitHub
12 1 (0.63%) Google Compute Engine
12 1 (0.63%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 29 (18.24%) LAN
2 25 (15.72%) Firewall
3 24 (15.09%) Network Security
4 23 (14.47%) WAN
5 12 (7.55%) Wireless
6 11 (6.92%) Software-Defined Networking
7 9 (5.66%) SAN
8 7 (4.40%) DMZ
9 5 (3.14%) NAS
9 5 (3.14%) TCP/IP
10 4 (2.52%) DNS
11 3 (1.89%) DHCP
11 3 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (1.26%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (1.26%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (1.26%) VPN
13 1 (0.63%) BGP
13 1 (0.63%) HTTPS
13 1 (0.63%) MPLS
13 1 (0.63%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (23.27%) SQL Server
2 17 (10.69%) Relational Database
3 16 (10.06%) RDBMS
4 13 (8.18%) Amazon RDS
4 13 (8.18%) Amazon Redshift
4 13 (8.18%) Cosmos DB
5 12 (7.55%) Oracle Database
6 11 (6.92%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (6.92%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (3.77%) Big Data
8 3 (1.89%) Data Lake
8 3 (1.89%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.52%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 26 (16.35%) Publishing
2 16 (10.06%) Finance
3 11 (6.92%) Banking
3 11 (6.92%) German Language
3 11 (6.92%) Italian Language
3 11 (6.92%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.14%) Automotive
5 4 (2.52%) Retail
6 3 (1.89%) Legal
7 2 (1.26%) Billing
7 2 (1.26%) French Language
7 2 (1.26%) Games
7 2 (1.26%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (1.26%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (23.27%) Middleware
2 27 (16.98%) Web Services
3 20 (12.58%) JSON
4 10 (6.29%) .NET
5 7 (4.40%) ASP.NET
5 7 (4.40%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (4.40%) EDI
6 4 (2.52%) Hibernate
6 4 (2.52%) Spring
7 2 (1.26%) AppFabric
7 2 (1.26%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 46 (28.93%) Data Centre
2 16 (10.06%) Public Cloud
3 15 (9.43%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (9.43%) Hybrid Cloud
4 11 (6.92%) EMC VMAX
5 10 (6.29%) Management Information System
6 8 (5.03%) Private Cloud
7 7 (4.40%) Cloud Native
8 6 (3.77%) Enterprise Cloud
9 5 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (2.52%) e-Learning
10 4 (2.52%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.89%) Clustering
11 3 (1.89%) N-Tier
11 3 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (1.89%) User Experience
12 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.63%) Fintech
12 1 (0.63%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.69%) Windows
2 15 (9.43%) Linux
3 7 (4.40%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.89%) Unix
5 3 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (35.22%) Enterprise Architecture
2 45 (28.30%) Presales
3 35 (22.01%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (21.38%) TOGAF
5 26 (16.35%) Strategic Thinking
6 22 (13.84%) Configuration Management
7 20 (12.58%) Scrum
8 19 (11.95%) Build Automation
9 16 (10.06%) Project Management
10 15 (9.43%) Logistics
10 15 (9.43%) Microservices
10 15 (9.43%) Open Source
10 15 (9.43%) Requirements Management
11 14 (8.81%) Identity Access Management
12 13 (8.18%) Customer Engagement
12 13 (8.18%) DevOps
12 13 (8.18%) Migration
12 13 (8.18%) Network Design
12 13 (8.18%) SOA
12 13 (8.18%) Vendor Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (18.87%) Python
2 25 (15.72%) PowerShell
3 13 (8.18%) SQL
4 11 (6.92%) Java
5 7 (4.40%) PL/SQL
5 7 (4.40%) Scala
5 7 (4.40%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.63%) Korn
Qualifications
1 49 (30.82%) MCSE
1 49 (30.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (16.98%) MCSA
3 23 (14.47%) Degree
4 15 (9.43%) MCSD
5 14 (8.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 13 (8.18%) CCIE
6 13 (8.18%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (6.92%) CCIE Data Center
7 11 (6.92%) CCIE Service Provider
7 11 (6.92%) CCNA
7 11 (6.92%) EMC Certification
7 11 (6.92%) Security Cleared
7 11 (6.92%) VCAP
7 11 (6.92%) VCDX
8 5 (3.14%) AWS Certification
8 5 (3.14%) CISM
8 5 (3.14%) CISSP
8 5 (3.14%) TOGAF Certification
9 4 (2.52%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.52%) COBIT
2 4 (2.52%) QA
3 3 (1.89%) GCP
4 2 (1.26%) GDPR
4 2 (1.26%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (17.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (16.98%) Hyper-V
3 20 (12.58%) Active Directory
4 11 (6.92%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (3.14%) Docker
6 3 (1.89%) vCloud
6 3 (1.89%) vSphere
7 2 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.63%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 24 (15.09%) Ansible
2 4 (2.52%) FortiGate
2 4 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.52%) Puppet
2 4 (2.52%) SCCM
3 2 (1.26%) QRadar
4 1 (0.63%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.63%) Packer
Vendors
1 81 (50.94%) Microsoft
2 49 (30.82%) VMware
3 32 (20.13%) Oracle
4 29 (18.24%) Cisco
5 25 (15.72%) Google
6 21 (13.21%) EMC
7 19 (11.95%) NetApp
8 16 (10.06%) Dell
8 16 (10.06%) F5
8 16 (10.06%) IBM
9 13 (8.18%) Splunk
10 8 (5.03%) HP
11 6 (3.77%) SAP
12 4 (2.52%) Citrix
12 4 (2.52%) Juniper
12 4 (2.52%) Red Hat
12 4 (2.52%) TOWER Software
13 3 (1.89%) Brocade
13 3 (1.89%) Palo Alto
13 3 (1.89%) Salesforce.com