Period
to 26 January 2020

The median annual salary for a Cloud Solutions Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the UK excluding London during the 6 months to 26 January 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Solution Architect
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
26 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 662 726 797
Rank change year-on-year +64 +71 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Solutions Architect 111 146 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.16% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.18% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 100 86 75
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £76,250 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.20% +1.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £62,500 £60,625 £59,500
90th Percentile £93,875 £105,000 £97,500
UK median annual salary £75,000 £87,500 £77,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% +12.90% +3.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. 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
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies in the UK excluding London with a recognized job title 67,182 81,264 97,042
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.10% 96.37% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 53,455 64,359 79,338
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £65,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Cloud Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings that featured Cloud Solutions Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Solutions Architect in the UK excluding London

Cloud Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cloud Solutions Architect in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Cloud Solutions Architect in the UK excluding London

Cloud Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Solutions Architect in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 26 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Cloud Solutions Architect in the UK excluding London

Cloud Solutions Architect
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Solutions Architect within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 26 January 2020. 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
North of England +65 39 £70,000 -3.45% 5
Midlands +7 33 £70,000 -17.65% 4
South East +16 29 £80,000 -5.88% 4
West Midlands +7 29 £70,000 -17.65% 4
North West +45 18 £70,000 -30.00% 2
Yorkshire +42 13 £75,000 +7.14% 3
North East +20 8 £63,000 -18.71%
East Midlands +33 4 £69,000 -18.82%
Scotland +17 4 £72,500 +11.54%
East of England +62 3 £70,000 -
South West +5 3 £70,000 -24.32%
Cloud Solutions Architect
UK

Cloud Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London

For the 6 months to 26 January 2020, Cloud Solutions 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 UK excluding London region featuring Cloud Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 81 (72.97%) AWS
2 79 (71.17%) Azure
3 48 (43.24%) Presales
4 45 (40.54%) Migration
5 36 (32.43%) Data Centre
6 35 (31.53%) Hybrid Cloud
7 34 (30.63%) Public Cloud
7 34 (30.63%) VMware
8 29 (26.13%) DevOps
9 27 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 25 (22.52%) GCP
11 24 (21.62%) Private Cloud
11 24 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
12 22 (19.82%) Linux
13 21 (18.92%) TOGAF
14 20 (18.02%) Microsoft
15 19 (17.12%) Finance
15 19 (17.12%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (16.22%) Project Management
16 18 (16.22%) Office 365
17 17 (15.32%) IaaS
17 17 (15.32%) Web Services
18 16 (14.41%) Cloud Computing
18 16 (14.41%) PaaS
19 15 (13.51%) Technical Architecture
19 15 (13.51%) Azure Active Directory
20 14 (12.61%) Public Sector
21 13 (11.71%) Technology Roadmap
21 13 (11.71%) AWS CloudFormation
21 13 (11.71%) SaaS

Cloud Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 5 (4.50%) Confluence
2 2 (1.80%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.90%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) NetSuite
1 2 (1.80%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 81 (72.97%) AWS
2 79 (71.17%) Azure
3 25 (22.52%) GCP
4 18 (16.22%) Office 365
5 17 (15.32%) IaaS
6 16 (14.41%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (14.41%) PaaS
7 15 (13.51%) Azure Active Directory
8 13 (11.71%) AWS CloudFormation
8 13 (11.71%) SaaS
9 12 (10.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 12 (10.81%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (10.81%) Amazon ECS
9 12 (10.81%) Amazon S3
9 12 (10.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 11 (9.91%) IBM Cloud
11 5 (4.50%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 3 (2.70%) Serverless
13 2 (1.80%) Boomi
13 2 (1.80%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.70%) DHCP
1 3 (2.70%) DNS
2 2 (1.80%) Firewall
2 2 (1.80%) LAN
2 2 (1.80%) WAN
3 1 (0.90%) DMZ
3 1 (0.90%) IPsec
3 1 (0.90%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.90%) Network Security
3 1 (0.90%) Skype
3 1 (0.90%) SSL
3 1 (0.90%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 12 (10.81%) Amazon RDS
1 12 (10.81%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (2.70%) RDBMS
2 3 (2.70%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.70%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.80%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (6.31%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.41%) JIRA
3 3 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 19 (17.12%) Finance
2 14 (12.61%) Public Sector
3 6 (5.41%) Local Government
3 6 (5.41%) Retail
4 5 (4.50%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.50%) Marketing
5 1 (0.90%) Automotive
5 1 (0.90%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.32%) Web Services
2 5 (4.50%) .NET
2 5 (4.50%) Middleware
2 5 (4.50%) RESTful
3 1 (0.90%) Node.js
3 1 (0.90%) OAuth
3 1 (0.90%) OAuth2
3 1 (0.90%) OpenID
3 1 (0.90%) React
3 1 (0.90%) SAML
3 1 (0.90%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (32.43%) Data Centre
2 35 (31.53%) Hybrid Cloud
3 34 (30.63%) Public Cloud
4 24 (21.62%) Private Cloud
5 12 (10.81%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (7.21%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (4.50%) Enterprise Cloud
7 5 (4.50%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.70%) Cloud Native
8 3 (2.70%) Replication
9 2 (1.80%) Blog
10 1 (0.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.90%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.90%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (19.82%) Linux
2 12 (10.81%) Windows
3 3 (2.70%) AIX
3 3 (2.70%) Unix
3 3 (2.70%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.90%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (43.24%) Presales
2 45 (40.54%) Migration
3 29 (26.13%) DevOps
4 27 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (18.92%) TOGAF
6 19 (17.12%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (16.22%) Project Management
8 15 (13.51%) Technical Architecture
9 13 (11.71%) Technology Roadmap
10 12 (10.81%) Capacity Planning
10 12 (10.81%) IT Strategy
10 12 (10.81%) Line Management
10 12 (10.81%) Load Balancing
11 11 (9.91%) ITIL
11 11 (9.91%) ITIL V3
11 11 (9.91%) PRINCE2
11 11 (9.91%) Service Management
12 10 (9.01%) Mentoring
13 9 (8.11%) Coaching
13 9 (8.11%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.71%) SQL
2 11 (9.91%) PowerShell
3 8 (7.21%) Java
4 5 (4.50%) Python
4 5 (4.50%) Ruby
5 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (10.81%) AWS Certification
2 7 (6.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.41%) Degree
3 6 (5.41%) TOGAF Certification
4 5 (4.50%) DBS Check
5 3 (2.70%) MCSA
5 3 (2.70%) MCSE
5 3 (2.70%) MCTS
6 2 (1.80%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.80%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.90%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.91%) SLA
2 1 (0.90%) JSP 440
System Software
1 24 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (10.81%) Hyper-V
2 12 (10.81%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (5.41%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.70%) vSphere
5 1 (0.90%) Docker
5 1 (0.90%) RACF
5 1 (0.90%) SRDF
5 1 (0.90%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.90%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 8 (7.21%) Terraform
2 7 (6.31%) Puppet
3 3 (2.70%) Ansible
3 3 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (2.70%) SCCM
4 1 (0.90%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.90%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.90%) Mesos
4 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.90%) Packer
4 1 (0.90%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.90%) vRealize
Vendors
1 34 (30.63%) VMware
2 20 (18.02%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.91%) Google
3 11 (9.91%) IBM
4 8 (7.21%) Oracle
5 5 (4.50%) Cisco
5 5 (4.50%) Rackspace
5 5 (4.50%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.70%) Dell
6 3 (2.70%) EMC
6 3 (2.70%) McAfee
7 2 (1.80%) Citrix
7 2 (1.80%) Juniper
7 2 (1.80%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.80%) Workday
8 1 (0.90%) BMC
8 1 (0.90%) PlateSpin
8 1 (0.90%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.90%) SaltStack