The median annual salary for a Cloud Infrastructure Architect was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Cloud Infrastructure Architect
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 819 867 931
Rank change year-on-year +48 +64  
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Infrastructure Architect 64 56 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.073% 0.057% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.059% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 44 48 21
Median salary £72,500 £72,500 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £72,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -6.89% +20.83%  

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 84418 95048 107138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.97% 96.53% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69006 80088 88313
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Infrastructure Architect in the UK

Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Cloud Infrastructure Architect in the UK

Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Infrastructure Architect over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Cloud Infrastructure Architect in the UK

Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Top 27 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Infrastructure Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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 +65 64 £72,500 - 4
London +28 27 £80,000 +12.28% 1
Yorkshire +17 15 £66,250 -14.51% 1
West Yorkshire +25 13 £72,500 -6.45%
Leeds +19 13 £72,500 -6.45%
South West +12 12 £58,750 -24.19%
Somerset +3 9 £70,000 -
Bath - 9 £70,000 -
South East +39 8 £67,500 -32.50%
City of London +21 6 £185,000 +131.25%
Surrey +24 3 £70,000 -30.00%
Wiltshire +9 3 £47,500 -38.70%
Swindon 0 3 £47,500 -38.70%
Berkshire +27 2 £67,500 -3.57%
York - 2 £62,500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £66,250 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £62,500 - 1
Maidenhead - 2 £67,500 -
West Midlands +7 1 £57,500 -10.15%
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £62,500 -
Redhill - 1 £70,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Maidstone - 1 £62,500 -
Coventry - 1 £57,500 -
Abingdon - 1 £70,000 -

Cloud Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Cloud Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 66 (53.66%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (52.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (43.09%) VMware
4 41 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 37 (30.08%) ITIL
6 34 (27.64%) Linux
7 29 (23.58%) Oracle
7 29 (23.58%) E-Commerce
8 28 (22.76%) Microsoft
8 28 (22.76%) Presales
9 26 (21.14%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (20.33%) Finance
11 23 (18.70%) Technical Architecture
11 23 (18.70%) Windows
11 23 (18.70%) IT Strategy
12 22 (17.89%) SQL Server
12 22 (17.89%) PRINCE2
12 22 (17.89%) Retail
13 21 (17.07%) High Availability
13 21 (17.07%) Hyper-V
14 20 (16.26%) Office 365
15 18 (14.63%) Data Centre
15 18 (14.63%) Docker
15 18 (14.63%) Enterprise Architecture
15 18 (14.63%) Service Delivery
15 18 (14.63%) Active Directory
15 18 (14.63%) Project Management
15 18 (14.63%) Middleware
16 17 (13.82%) Apache Cassandra
16 17 (13.82%) PaaS

Cloud Infrastructure 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 15 (12.20%) WebSphere
2 13 (10.57%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.44%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.63%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.63%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.81%) IIS
5 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 15 (12.20%) Oracle Financials
1 15 (12.20%) Oracle Retail
1 15 (12.20%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 66 (53.66%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (52.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (16.26%) Office 365
4 17 (13.82%) PaaS
5 14 (11.38%) SaaS
6 13 (10.57%) IaaS
7 3 (2.44%) Bluemix
7 3 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (2.44%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (1.63%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.76%) Firewall
1 12 (9.76%) WAN
2 11 (8.94%) SAN
3 8 (6.50%) LAN
4 5 (4.07%) NAS
5 3 (2.44%) DHCP
5 3 (2.44%) Skype
6 2 (1.63%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.63%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.63%) VoIP
7 1 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.81%) DNS
7 1 (0.81%) Internet
7 1 (0.81%) MPLS
7 1 (0.81%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.81%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.81%) VPLS
7 1 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.81%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.89%) SQL Server
2 17 (13.82%) Apache Cassandra
3 12 (9.76%) MongoDB
4 11 (8.94%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.25%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.25%) MySQL
6 2 (1.63%) Big Data
6 2 (1.63%) Data Lake
6 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.81%) Redis
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (8.94%) Git (software)
General
1 25 (20.33%) Finance
2 22 (17.89%) Retail
3 8 (6.50%) Banking
4 3 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.63%) Games
5 2 (1.63%) Legal
5 2 (1.63%) Marketing
5 2 (1.63%) Publishing
5 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.63%) Middleware
2 14 (11.38%) Web Services
3 5 (4.07%) .NET
4 4 (3.25%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (1.63%) JSON
5 2 (1.63%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.81%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.63%) Data Centre
2 14 (11.38%) Hybrid Cloud
2 14 (11.38%) Private Cloud
3 10 (8.13%) Clustering
4 8 (6.50%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (5.69%) Public Cloud
6 6 (4.88%) Fintech
7 4 (3.25%) EPoS
7 4 (3.25%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.63%) FlexPod
8 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.81%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.81%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.81%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 34 (27.64%) Linux
2 23 (18.70%) Windows
3 12 (9.76%) Unix
3 12 (9.76%) Windows Server
4 7 (5.69%) CentOS
5 6 (4.88%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.81%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (30.08%) ITIL
2 29 (23.58%) E-Commerce
3 28 (22.76%) Presales
4 26 (21.14%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (18.70%) IT Strategy
5 23 (18.70%) Technical Architecture
6 22 (17.89%) PRINCE2
7 21 (17.07%) High Availability
8 18 (14.63%) Enterprise Architecture
8 18 (14.63%) Project Management
8 18 (14.63%) Service Delivery
9 16 (13.01%) Capacity Planning
9 16 (13.01%) CRM
10 15 (12.20%) Business Analysis
10 15 (12.20%) Logistics
10 15 (12.20%) Multichannel Retail
10 15 (12.20%) RUP
10 15 (12.20%) TDD
10 15 (12.20%) Waterfall
11 13 (10.57%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.94%) SQL
2 7 (5.69%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.25%) Bash Shell
3 4 (3.25%) C
3 4 (3.25%) Java
3 4 (3.25%) Perl
3 4 (3.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (4.88%) Degree
2 3 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (2.44%) MCSE
2 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.63%) CCNP
4 1 (0.81%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.25%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 41 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (17.07%) Hyper-V
3 18 (14.63%) Active Directory
3 18 (14.63%) Docker
4 12 (9.76%) vSphere
5 3 (2.44%) XenApp
6 2 (1.63%) KVM
6 2 (1.63%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.81%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.81%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.81%) UAG
7 1 (0.81%) vCloud
7 1 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (10.57%) Puppet
2 10 (8.13%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (4.88%) Kubernetes
4 4 (3.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.63%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (1.63%) Icinga
6 2 (1.63%) vRealize
7 1 (0.81%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.81%) Pingdom
7 1 (0.81%) SCCM
Vendors
1 53 (43.09%) VMware
2 29 (23.58%) Oracle
3 28 (22.76%) Microsoft
4 15 (12.20%) ATG
4 15 (12.20%) Hyperion
4 15 (12.20%) PeopleSoft
4 15 (12.20%) Retek
5 12 (9.76%) F5
5 12 (9.76%) Rackspace
6 11 (8.94%) Brocade
6 11 (8.94%) Cisco
7 10 (8.13%) Red Hat
8 7 (5.69%) Citrix
8 7 (5.69%) EMC
9 6 (4.88%) Google
10 5 (4.07%) Dell
10 5 (4.07%) New Relic
10 5 (4.07%) SolarWinds
11 4 (3.25%) HP
11 4 (3.25%) NetApp
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