Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Cloud Infrastructure Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1103 1098 1239
Rank change year-on-year -5 +141 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Infrastructure Architect 95 120 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.064% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.066% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 80 102 56
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
10th Percentile £57,125 £59,000 £54,375
90th Percentile £85,000 £97,250 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +12.50% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 170720 182020 210826
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 136880 152336 175085
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Cloud Infrastructure Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Cloud Infrastructure Architect in the UK

Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Top 9 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
England +15 86 £70,000 - 6
London -11 44 £70,000 -6.67% 2
UK excluding London +10 43 £70,000 +3.70% 5
South East +45 25 £70,000 +1.82%
North of England -2 15 £70,000 -9.68% 4
Yorkshire +33 12 £70,000 -9.68%
North West -15 3 £72,500 +45.00% 4
South West +15 2 £70,000 -9.68%
Wales - 1 £50,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 69 (72.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (61.05%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 32 (33.68%) Presales
5 30 (31.58%) VMware
6 26 (27.37%) High Availability
7 25 (26.32%) DevOps
8 23 (24.21%) Windows
9 20 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (20.00%) Migration
11 18 (18.95%) Data Centre
12 16 (16.84%) Hybrid Cloud
12 16 (16.84%) Public Cloud
12 16 (16.84%) SAP
12 16 (16.84%) WAN
13 15 (15.79%) Linux
13 15 (15.79%) Private Cloud
13 15 (15.79%) IaaS
14 14 (14.74%) Finance
15 13 (13.68%) Service Delivery
15 13 (13.68%) Change Management
15 13 (13.68%) Degree
15 13 (13.68%) Active Directory
15 13 (13.68%) PaaS
16 12 (12.63%) Hyper-V
16 12 (12.63%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (12.63%) Cisco
16 12 (12.63%) Firewall
17 11 (11.58%) Business Continuity
17 11 (11.58%) LAN

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 5 (5.26%) IIS
2 3 (3.16%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.11%) Apache
3 2 (2.11%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.05%) CloudStack
4 1 (1.05%) Confluence
4 1 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.05%) nginx
4 1 (1.05%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.05%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (3.16%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 69 (72.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (61.05%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (15.79%) IaaS
4 13 (13.68%) PaaS
5 11 (11.58%) Office 365
6 7 (7.37%) SaaS
7 4 (4.21%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (4.21%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (2.11%) Akamai
8 2 (2.11%) Oracle Service Cloud
9 1 (1.05%) Amazon S3
9 1 (1.05%) Bluemix
9 1 (1.05%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.84%) WAN
2 12 (12.63%) Firewall
3 11 (11.58%) LAN
4 8 (8.42%) TCP/IP
5 7 (7.37%) DNS
5 7 (7.37%) SAN
6 5 (5.26%) VPN
7 4 (4.21%) HTTP
8 3 (3.16%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.11%) DHCP
9 2 (2.11%) NAS
9 2 (2.11%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.11%) SMTP
9 2 (2.11%) Wireless
10 1 (1.05%) BIG-IP
10 1 (1.05%) Internet
10 1 (1.05%) Skype
10 1 (1.05%) VoIP
10 1 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.05%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.32%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (4.21%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.21%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.21%) Redis
5 3 (3.16%) Big Data
6 2 (2.11%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.05%) Blockchain
7 1 (1.05%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.05%) MySQL
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (9.47%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.21%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.16%) GitLab
4 1 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.05%) JIRA
4 1 (1.05%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.05%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (14.74%) Finance
2 5 (5.26%) Retail
3 4 (4.21%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.16%) Electronics
4 3 (3.16%) Marketing
4 3 (3.16%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.11%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.21%) .NET
1 4 (4.21%) Web Services
2 3 (3.16%) MSMQ
2 3 (3.16%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.05%) COM
3 1 (1.05%) LAMP
3 1 (1.05%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.05%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (1.05%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.95%) Data Centre
2 16 (16.84%) Hybrid Cloud
2 16 (16.84%) Public Cloud
3 15 (15.79%) Private Cloud
4 10 (10.53%) Enterprise Cloud
4 10 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (5.26%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.21%) BYOD
6 4 (4.21%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.11%) Replication
7 2 (2.11%) User Experience
8 1 (1.05%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.05%) FlexPod
8 1 (1.05%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (24.21%) Windows
2 15 (15.79%) Linux
3 9 (9.47%) Unix
3 9 (9.47%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.26%) Windows 10
5 4 (4.21%) Windows 8
5 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.16%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.11%) CentOS
7 2 (2.11%) Mac OS
7 2 (2.11%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.05%) Kali Linux
8 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (33.68%) Presales
2 26 (27.37%) High Availability
3 25 (26.32%) DevOps
4 19 (20.00%) Migration
5 13 (13.68%) Change Management
5 13 (13.68%) Service Delivery
6 11 (11.58%) Business Continuity
7 10 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (10.53%) TOGAF
8 9 (9.47%) E-Commerce
8 9 (9.47%) ITIL
9 6 (6.32%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (5.26%) Release Management
11 4 (4.21%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (4.21%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (4.21%) Collaborative Working
11 4 (4.21%) Data Security
12 3 (3.16%) SDLC
12 3 (3.16%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.47%) SQL
2 7 (7.37%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.21%) Python
4 3 (3.16%) C++
4 3 (3.16%) Go
4 3 (3.16%) Java
4 3 (3.16%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.05%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (13.68%) Degree
2 12 (12.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (7.37%) MCSE
4 5 (5.26%) MCSD
5 4 (4.21%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.11%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.32%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.21%) QA
2 4 (4.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.05%) COBIT
3 1 (1.05%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.05%) GCP
3 1 (1.05%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.05%) MiFID
System Software
1 20 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (13.68%) Active Directory
3 12 (12.63%) Hyper-V
4 9 (9.47%) Docker
5 2 (2.11%) BitLocker
5 2 (2.11%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.05%) Varnish
6 1 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.05%) vSphere
6 1 (1.05%) XenApp
6 1 (1.05%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (10.53%) Puppet
2 7 (7.37%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.26%) Ansible
4 4 (4.21%) Kubernetes
4 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (3.16%) Marathon
5 3 (3.16%) Mesos
5 3 (3.16%) rkt
5 3 (3.16%) SCCM
5 3 (3.16%) SCOM
6 1 (1.05%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.05%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.05%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.05%) Nagios
6 1 (1.05%) Nessus
6 1 (1.05%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.05%) Nmap
6 1 (1.05%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 35 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 30 (31.58%) VMware
3 16 (16.84%) SAP
4 12 (12.63%) Cisco
5 9 (9.47%) Citrix
6 8 (8.42%) HP
7 7 (7.37%) CheckPoint
8 6 (6.32%) Oracle
9 5 (5.26%) 3PAR
9 5 (5.26%) Brocade
9 5 (5.26%) Dell
9 5 (5.26%) F5
9 5 (5.26%) Rackspace
10 4 (4.21%) EqualLogic
10 4 (4.21%) Google
11 3 (3.16%) NetApp
11 3 (3.16%) Palo Alto
12 2 (2.11%) IBM
12 2 (2.11%) Meraki
13 1 (1.05%) New Relic