Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 464 730 781
Rank change year-on-year +266 +51 +68
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Solutions Architect 62 117 130
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.22% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 58 121 109
Median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.45% -6.45% +10.71%
10th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £90,000 £77,500 £80,000
% change year-on-year +16.13% -3.13% +6.67%

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 26,814 78,495 91,515
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.85% 96.17% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 21,739 61,773 73,643
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £25,775
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cloud Solutions Architect in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 18 September 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 18 September 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 +205 36 £70,000 -5.08% 6
North West +157 36 £70,000 - 6
South West +141 16 £90,000 +20.00% 1
Scotland +110 7 £65,000 - 1
South East +175 3 £68,750 -16.67% 5
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 18 September 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 59 (95.16%) Azure
2 50 (80.65%) Big Data
3 47 (75.81%) Analytics
4 44 (70.97%) Enterprise Architecture
5 43 (69.35%) Microsoft
6 40 (64.52%) SaaS
6 40 (64.52%) IaaS
7 34 (54.84%) Machine Learning
7 34 (54.84%) Data Lake
7 34 (54.84%) PaaS
7 34 (54.84%) Migration
8 33 (53.23%) Databricks
9 32 (51.61%) Python
10 31 (50.00%) R
11 29 (46.77%) Sparx
12 28 (45.16%) TOGAF
13 22 (35.48%) AWS
13 22 (35.48%) Cybersecurity
13 22 (35.48%) HDInsight
14 20 (32.26%) Cloud Native
14 20 (32.26%) Technical Leadership
14 20 (32.26%) Docker
14 20 (32.26%) Google
15 17 (27.42%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (25.81%) Scaled Agile Framework
16 16 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (25.81%) Security Cleared
17 15 (24.19%) Linux
18 14 (22.58%) Active Directory
18 14 (22.58%) Data Security

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:

Cloud Services
1 59 (95.16%) Azure
2 40 (64.52%) IaaS
2 40 (64.52%) SaaS
3 34 (54.84%) PaaS
4 22 (35.48%) AWS
5 6 (9.68%) GCP
6 5 (8.06%) Office 365
7 1 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.90%) Skype
2 6 (9.68%) CTI
2 6 (9.68%) Firewall
2 6 (9.68%) LAN
2 6 (9.68%) Software-Defined Networking
2 6 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 6 (9.68%) WAN
3 2 (3.23%) Internet
4 1 (1.61%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (80.65%) Big Data
2 34 (54.84%) Data Lake
3 22 (35.48%) HDInsight
4 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Metasploit
1 6 (9.68%) WebScarab
General
1 14 (22.58%) Legal
2 9 (14.52%) Finance
3 3 (4.84%) Public Sector
4 2 (3.23%) Electronics
4 2 (3.23%) Local Government
4 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.23%) Marketing
4 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.68%) OAuth
1 6 (9.68%) OAuth2
1 6 (9.68%) OpenID
1 6 (9.68%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (32.26%) Cloud Native
2 17 (27.42%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (22.58%) Cyberattack
3 14 (22.58%) PKI
4 6 (9.68%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (9.68%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.23%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.61%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.19%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (75.81%) Analytics
2 44 (70.97%) Enterprise Architecture
3 34 (54.84%) Machine Learning
3 34 (54.84%) Migration
4 28 (45.16%) TOGAF
5 22 (35.48%) Cybersecurity
6 20 (32.26%) Technical Leadership
7 16 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (25.81%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 14 (22.58%) Artificial Intelligence
8 14 (22.58%) Cyber Intelligence
8 14 (22.58%) Data Acquisition
8 14 (22.58%) Data Science
8 14 (22.58%) Data Security
8 14 (22.58%) High Availability
8 14 (22.58%) Information Assurance
8 14 (22.58%) Microservices
8 14 (22.58%) Open Source
8 14 (22.58%) Security Architecture
8 14 (22.58%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 32 (51.61%) Python
2 31 (50.00%) R
3 6 (9.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 14 (22.58%) DV Cleared
3 10 (16.13%) MCSE
3 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (11.29%) CCNA
4 7 (11.29%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (9.68%) AWS Certification
5 6 (9.68%) CCNP
5 6 (9.68%) TOGAF Certification
6 4 (6.45%) MCSA
6 4 (6.45%) MCTS
7 2 (3.23%) Degree
8 1 (1.61%) CCDA
8 1 (1.61%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (22.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 14 (22.58%) NCSC
1 14 (22.58%) NIST
1 14 (22.58%) NIST 800
System Software
1 20 (32.26%) Docker
2 14 (22.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (22.58%) Terraform
2 6 (9.68%) Core Impact
2 6 (9.68%) Kubernetes
2 6 (9.68%) Nessus
2 6 (9.68%) Nexpose
3 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 43 (69.35%) Microsoft
2 33 (53.23%) Databricks
3 29 (46.77%) Sparx
4 20 (32.26%) Google
5 7 (11.29%) Cisco
6 2 (3.23%) SAP
7 1 (1.61%) Juniper
7 1 (1.61%) Meraki