The median annual salary for a Cloud Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Cloud Architect
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 503 647 754
Rank change year-on-year +144 +107  
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Architect 420 290 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.30% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.31% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 334 220 173
Median salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £58,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85825 93705 107053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 70199 79011 88244
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Cloud Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Cloud Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Architect in the UK

Cloud Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Cloud Architect in the UK

Cloud Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Architect over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Cloud Architect in the UK

Cloud Architect
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +129 408 £75,000 - 43
London +83 211 £85,000 +6.25% 22
Yorkshire +8 46 £65,000 -5.45% 3
South East +60 44 £75,000 +3.44% 6
Leeds +28 43 £65,000 - 2
West Yorkshire +26 43 £65,000 -5.45% 2
South West +26 42 £70,000 -9.67% 1
Somerset +21 29 £70,000 -
Bath - 29 £70,000 -
North West -18 28 £67,000 -0.74% 5
Manchester -10 27 £67,000 -7.58% 3
West Midlands +10 25 £62,500 -0.79%
Berkshire +26 22 £75,000 +7.14% 2
City of London +26 22 £77,500 +1.63% 6
Surrey +26 11 £82,500 -13.15%
Shropshire - 11 £55,000 -
Telford - 10 £55,000 -
Birmingham -8 9 £67,500 +3.84%
East of England +2 8 £68,500 -2.14% 5
Staines +9 7 £82,500 -8.33%
Maidenhead - 6 £67,500 - 1
Exeter - 5 £57,500 -
Basingstoke - 5 £68,500 - 1
Hampshire - 5 £68,500 - 1
Devon - 5 £57,500 -
Bedfordshire - 5 £68,500 -
Reading +18 4 £90,000 +89.47%
Wiltshire +5 4 £47,500 -38.70% 1
Swindon 0 4 £47,500 -38.70% 1
Bristol - 4 £72,500 -

Cloud Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Cloud Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Cloud Architect in the job title.

1 503 (61.49%) Amazon AWS
2 460 (56.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 222 (27.14%) Microsoft
4 186 (22.74%) VMware
5 175 (21.39%) Finance
6 172 (21.03%) DevOps
7 171 (20.90%) Presales
8 167 (20.42%) Web Services
9 157 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
10 152 (18.58%) PaaS
11 149 (18.22%) Public Cloud
12 148 (18.09%) Migration
13 141 (17.24%) IaaS
14 139 (16.99%) Java
15 132 (16.14%) SaaS
16 116 (14.18%) Oracle
17 115 (14.06%) Google
18 113 (13.81%) SQL Server
19 109 (13.33%) Linux
20 102 (12.47%) SQL
21 100 (12.22%) Windows
22 97 (11.86%) Python
23 96 (11.74%) Puppet
24 95 (11.61%) TOGAF
25 93 (11.37%) VMware Infrastructure
25 93 (11.37%) Data Centre
26 91 (11.12%) Degree
26 91 (11.12%) Stakeholder Management
27 90 (11.00%) .NET
27 90 (11.00%) Docker

Cloud Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 59 (7.21%) Apache Spark
2 36 (4.40%) OpenStack
3 29 (3.55%) SharePoint
4 23 (2.81%) Tomcat
5 22 (2.69%) WebLogic
6 21 (2.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 17 (2.08%) WebSphere
8 12 (1.47%) Skype for Business
9 11 (1.34%) Cloud Foundry
10 8 (0.98%) Apache Solr
11 7 (0.86%) Apache
11 7 (0.86%) IIS
11 7 (0.86%) Oracle Service Bus
12 6 (0.73%) MS Exchange
12 6 (0.73%) SAS
13 5 (0.61%) Anypoint
14 4 (0.49%) Apache Pig
14 4 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
15 3 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
15 3 (0.37%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 38 (4.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (1.83%) Oracle Financials
2 15 (1.83%) Oracle Retail
2 15 (1.83%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 5 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.37%) Infor CloudSuite
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.24%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.12%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.12%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 503 (61.49%) Amazon AWS
2 460 (56.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 152 (18.58%) PaaS
4 141 (17.24%) IaaS
5 132 (16.14%) SaaS
6 84 (10.27%) Google Cloud Platform
7 63 (7.70%) Office 365
8 55 (6.72%) Cloud Computing
9 36 (4.40%) IBM Cloud
10 19 (2.32%) Bluemix
11 14 (1.71%) SoftLayer
12 12 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
13 11 (1.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 10 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
15 9 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
16 8 (0.98%) Taleo
17 7 (0.86%) Amazon S3
17 7 (0.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 6 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
18 6 (0.73%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 58 (7.09%) WAN
2 54 (6.60%) Firewall
3 43 (5.26%) Internet
3 43 (5.26%) LAN
4 37 (4.52%) DNS
5 30 (3.67%) VPN
6 21 (2.57%) SAN
7 13 (1.59%) DHCP
7 13 (1.59%) Network Security
7 13 (1.59%) TCP/IP
8 10 (1.22%) SSL
9 8 (0.98%) HTTP
10 5 (0.61%) BGP
10 5 (0.61%) ICMP
10 5 (0.61%) IPv4
10 5 (0.61%) IPv6
10 5 (0.61%) MPLS
10 5 (0.61%) Multicast
10 5 (0.61%) NAS
10 5 (0.61%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (13.81%) SQL Server
2 78 (9.54%) Hadoop
3 66 (8.07%) Big Data
4 58 (7.09%) Apache Cassandra
4 58 (7.09%) NoSQL
5 53 (6.48%) MySQL
6 41 (5.01%) Relational Database
7 35 (4.28%) MongoDB
8 24 (2.93%) Redis
9 21 (2.57%) Amazon RDS
9 21 (2.57%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (1.83%) Azure SQL Database
12 13 (1.59%) RDBMS
13 10 (1.22%) Data Lake
14 8 (0.98%) Oracle Database
15 7 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
15 7 (0.86%) SAP BW
16 6 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
16 6 (0.73%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 43 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 28 (3.42%) Git (software)
3 10 (1.22%) NUnit
4 8 (0.98%) Jasmine
5 7 (0.86%) Bitbucket
6 6 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (0.61%) Subversion
8 4 (0.49%) JIRA
8 4 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.37%) Artifactory
9 3 (0.37%) Travis CI
9 3 (0.37%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.24%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.12%) Babel
11 1 (0.12%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.12%) JUnit
11 1 (0.12%) Maven
11 1 (0.12%) Selenium
11 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.12%) webpack
General
1 175 (21.39%) Finance
2 73 (8.92%) Retail
3 70 (8.56%) Manufacturing
4 59 (7.21%) Telecoms
5 47 (5.75%) Marketing
6 39 (4.77%) Banking
6 39 (4.77%) Electronics
7 32 (3.91%) Local Government
8 18 (2.20%) Legal
9 6 (0.73%) Back Office
10 5 (0.61%) Advertising
10 5 (0.61%) Billing
11 4 (0.49%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.49%) Games
11 4 (0.49%) Law
12 3 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.24%) Publishing
14 1 (0.12%) Front Office
14 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (20.42%) Web Services
2 90 (11.00%) .NET
3 78 (9.54%) Middleware
4 31 (3.79%) RabbitMQ
5 30 (3.67%) XML
6 24 (2.93%) MSMQ
7 22 (2.69%) Hibernate
8 21 (2.57%) JDBC
9 18 (2.20%) REST
10 17 (2.08%) CSS
10 17 (2.08%) HTML
11 16 (1.96%) Elastic Stack
12 15 (1.83%) Kafka
13 14 (1.71%) .NET Framework
13 14 (1.71%) JSON
13 14 (1.71%) SOAP
14 12 (1.47%) AngularJS
14 12 (1.47%) Node.js
15 10 (1.22%) HTML5
15 10 (1.22%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 149 (18.22%) Public Cloud
2 93 (11.37%) Data Centre
3 72 (8.80%) Hybrid Cloud
3 72 (8.80%) Private Cloud
4 66 (8.07%) Enterprise Software
5 36 (4.40%) Management Information System
6 21 (2.57%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (2.44%) Computer Science
8 18 (2.20%) Clustering
8 18 (2.20%) Enterprise Cloud
9 12 (1.47%) Driving Licence
9 12 (1.47%) Fintech
9 12 (1.47%) Virtual Team
10 11 (1.34%) Greenfield Project
10 11 (1.34%) Internet of Things
11 9 (1.10%) Enterprise Storage
12 8 (0.98%) Hedge funds
13 7 (0.86%) Blog
14 6 (0.73%) PKI
15 5 (0.61%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 109 (13.33%) Linux
2 100 (12.22%) Windows
3 59 (7.21%) Unix
4 18 (2.20%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (0.98%) CentOS
7 7 (0.86%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.49%) Android
9 4 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.37%) VMS
11 2 (0.24%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.24%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.24%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (21.03%) DevOps
2 171 (20.90%) Presales
3 157 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
4 148 (18.09%) Migration
5 95 (11.61%) TOGAF
6 91 (11.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 81 (9.90%) Open Source
7 81 (9.90%) SOA
8 80 (9.78%) Enterprise Architecture
9 70 (8.56%) E-Commerce
10 67 (8.19%) ITIL
11 62 (7.58%) Technical Architecture
12 58 (7.09%) Business Intelligence
13 57 (6.97%) Scrum
14 49 (5.99%) Project Management
15 48 (5.87%) Continuous Integration
16 47 (5.75%) Customer Requirements
17 45 (5.50%) Use Case
18 44 (5.38%) IT Strategy
19 43 (5.26%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 139 (16.99%) Java
2 102 (12.47%) SQL
3 97 (11.86%) Python
4 61 (7.46%) C++
5 39 (4.77%) Go
6 38 (4.65%) PHP
7 36 (4.40%) C#
8 33 (4.03%) JavaScript
8 33 (4.03%) Ruby
9 31 (3.79%) PowerShell
10 29 (3.55%) Scala
10 29 (3.55%) Shell Script
11 23 (2.81%) Perl
12 14 (1.71%) Bash Shell
13 11 (1.34%) C
14 6 (0.73%) R
15 5 (0.61%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.37%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.37%) VB
16 3 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 91 (11.12%) Degree
2 22 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (2.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (1.96%) CCNP
5 15 (1.83%) CCNA
6 13 (1.59%) MCSE
7 9 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (0.86%) CCDA
8 7 (0.86%) CCDP
8 7 (0.86%) CCIE
8 7 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (0.73%) CISSP
10 5 (0.61%) MCITP
11 4 (0.49%) AWS Certification
11 4 (0.49%) CISM
11 4 (0.49%) MCSD
12 3 (0.37%) A+ Certification
12 3 (0.37%) Security Cleared
13 2 (0.24%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.24%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (1.10%) QA
3 7 (0.86%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.73%) GCP
5 4 (0.49%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.37%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.24%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.24%) SLA
8 1 (0.12%) COBIT
8 1 (0.12%) IEC 62304
8 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 93 (11.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 90 (11.00%) Docker
3 54 (6.60%) Active Directory
4 51 (6.23%) Hyper-V
5 21 (2.57%) vSphere
6 14 (1.71%) vCloud
7 13 (1.59%) XenApp
8 11 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.37%) KVM
10 3 (0.37%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.24%) HDFS
12 1 (0.12%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.12%) UAG
12 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 96 (11.74%) Puppet
2 83 (10.15%) Opscode Chef
3 67 (8.19%) Ansible
4 40 (4.89%) Mesos
5 36 (4.40%) Kubernetes
6 21 (2.57%) Terraform
7 13 (1.59%) Marathon
8 10 (1.22%) Microsoft Clustering
9 8 (0.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 6 (0.73%) Consul
10 6 (0.73%) vCenter Server
10 6 (0.73%) vRealize
11 5 (0.61%) Salt
11 5 (0.61%) SCOM
11 5 (0.61%) SCVMM
12 4 (0.49%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Intune
12 4 (0.49%) SCCM
13 3 (0.37%) FortiGate
13 3 (0.37%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 222 (27.14%) Microsoft
2 186 (22.74%) VMware
3 116 (14.18%) Oracle
4 115 (14.06%) Google
5 60 (7.33%) SAP
6 52 (6.36%) Rackspace
7 48 (5.87%) IBM
8 30 (3.67%) Citrix
9 26 (3.18%) Cisco
10 24 (2.93%) Red Hat
11 23 (2.81%) NetApp
12 21 (2.57%) HP
13 18 (2.20%) Brocade
13 18 (2.20%) F5
14 17 (2.08%) ATG
15 16 (1.96%) Cognizant
15 16 (1.96%) Splunk
16 15 (1.83%) Hyperion
16 15 (1.83%) PeopleSoft
16 15 (1.83%) Retek
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
GK Recruitment
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum + car allowance (includes bonus)
Posted: 3 hours ago
East London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Cititec
Salary: £100000.00 - £130000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Scotland
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: NA
Posted: 6 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £62000 - £72000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus Bonus plus package and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £95,000 - £115,000 base salary (plus impressive package)
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £95,000 - £115,000 base salary (plus impressive package)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Networkers
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 per annum + Plus Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £80000 per annum + Amazing benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £95,000 + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits + Personal Development
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Empiric
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £115000 - £135000 per annum + Bonus/Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Montash
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: From £80,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago