The median annual salary for a Cloud Infrastructure Architect was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cloud Infrastructure Architect
UK
Rank 806 909 916
Rank change year-on-year +103 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Infrastructure Architect 58 40 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.069% 0.039% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.040% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 50 35 22
Median salary £72,500 £73,750 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.69% +13.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £52,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £95,000 £74,500
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £63,949 £60,000
% change year-on-year -2.26% +6.58%  

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 81427 99650 104367
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67614 83405 85224
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Cloud Infrastructure Architect in the UK

Cloud Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 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 +107 58 £72,500 -1.69% 6
London +78 26 £72,500 -14.70% 3
South East +84 23 £62,500 +25.00%
City of London - 14 £72,500 - 2
Berkshire +49 13 £77,500 +63.15%
Slough - 7 £80,000 -
Oxfordshire - 7 £62,500 -
North West - 5 £55,000 - 2
Reading +38 4 £62,500 +31.57%
West Yorkshire +35 4 £62,500 -3.84% 1
Leeds +22 4 £62,500 -3.84% 1
Yorkshire +22 4 £62,500 -16.66% 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £62,500 -
Manchester - 3 £55,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £62,500 -
Surrey +42 2 £60,000 +2.12%
West Midlands +30 2 £62,500 -4.13%
South West +24 2 £45,000 -29.41%
Birmingham +18 2 £62,500 -
Liverpool - 2 £62,500 - 1
Merseyside - 2 £62,500 - 1
East of England +28 1 - -
Swindon +16 1 £45,000 -37.93%
Wiltshire +14 1 £45,000 -29.41%
Staines -11 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £65,000 -
Bath - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £60,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -

Cloud Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 80 (63.49%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (50.79%) VMware
3 61 (48.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 52 (41.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 46 (36.51%) Oracle
6 45 (35.71%) Active Directory
7 42 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 42 (33.33%) ITIL
8 39 (30.95%) Windows
8 39 (30.95%) Linux
9 35 (27.78%) IT Strategy
10 33 (26.19%) Windows Server
10 33 (26.19%) PRINCE2
11 30 (23.81%) Hybrid Cloud
12 29 (23.02%) Data Centre
12 29 (23.02%) SQL Server
12 29 (23.02%) TOGAF
13 27 (21.43%) Load Balancing
14 25 (19.84%) Hyper-V
14 25 (19.84%) Enterprise Storage
14 25 (19.84%) PaaS
14 25 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (19.05%) Middleware
15 24 (19.05%) Presales
16 23 (18.25%) Finance
17 21 (16.67%) Project Management
17 21 (16.67%) Retail
17 21 (16.67%) Citrix
18 20 (15.87%) Web Services
18 20 (15.87%) Clustering

Cloud Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 (11.90%) WebSphere
2 7 (5.56%) OpenStack
3 6 (4.76%) Apache
3 6 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (4.76%) IIS
3 6 (4.76%) JBoss
3 6 (4.76%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.17%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.17%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (10.32%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (11.90%) Oracle Financials
1 15 (11.90%) Oracle Retail
1 15 (11.90%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 80 (63.49%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (48.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (19.84%) PaaS
4 20 (15.87%) Office 365
5 18 (14.29%) IaaS
6 14 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (9.52%) SaaS
8 2 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.08%) WAN
2 15 (11.90%) SAN
3 14 (11.11%) LAN
4 11 (8.73%) DNS
5 10 (7.94%) DHCP
6 9 (7.14%) Firewall
7 6 (4.76%) VPN
8 4 (3.17%) Internet
8 4 (3.17%) Skype
9 3 (2.38%) NAS
10 2 (1.59%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.79%) MPLS
11 1 (0.79%) Network Security
11 1 (0.79%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.79%) VoIP
11 1 (0.79%) VPLS
11 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.79%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (23.02%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.35%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (6.35%) Hadoop
3 7 (5.56%) Big Data
4 6 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.17%) MySQL
6 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
General
1 23 (18.25%) Finance
2 21 (16.67%) Retail
3 12 (9.52%) Banking
4 3 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.59%) Advertising
5 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.79%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (19.05%) Middleware
2 20 (15.87%) Web Services
3 8 (6.35%) .NET
4 4 (3.17%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.79%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 30 (23.81%) Hybrid Cloud
2 29 (23.02%) Data Centre
3 25 (19.84%) Enterprise Storage
4 20 (15.87%) Clustering
5 13 (10.32%) Private Cloud
6 11 (8.73%) Public Cloud
7 6 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (3.97%) Fintech
9 4 (3.17%) Digital Media
9 4 (3.17%) Internet of Things
9 4 (3.17%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.79%) EPoS
10 1 (0.79%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.79%) iSeries
10 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (30.95%) Linux
1 39 (30.95%) Windows
2 33 (26.19%) Windows Server
3 12 (9.52%) Unix
4 10 (7.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (6.35%) CentOS
5 8 (6.35%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (1.59%) Solaris
7 1 (0.79%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (33.33%) ITIL
2 35 (27.78%) IT Strategy
3 33 (26.19%) PRINCE2
4 29 (23.02%) TOGAF
5 27 (21.43%) Load Balancing
6 25 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (19.05%) Presales
8 21 (16.67%) Project Management
9 20 (15.87%) Service Delivery
9 20 (15.87%) Technical Architecture
10 19 (15.08%) E-Commerce
11 17 (13.49%) Enterprise Architecture
12 16 (12.70%) Capacity Planning
13 15 (11.90%) Business Analysis
13 15 (11.90%) CRM
13 15 (11.90%) Logistics
13 15 (11.90%) Multichannel Retail
13 15 (11.90%) RUP
13 15 (11.90%) TDD
13 15 (11.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 8 (6.35%) C
3 4 (3.17%) Bash Shell
3 4 (3.17%) Java
3 4 (3.17%) Perl
3 4 (3.17%) Python
3 4 (3.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (10.32%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (10.32%) MCSE
3 11 (8.73%) CCNA
4 8 (6.35%) Degree
5 6 (4.76%) CCNP
5 6 (4.76%) EMC Certification
6 5 (3.97%) CCDP
6 5 (3.97%) CCIE
6 5 (3.97%) MCSD
7 4 (3.17%) CCDA
8 1 (0.79%) CCMSE
8 1 (0.79%) CCSE
8 1 (0.79%) CCSM
8 1 (0.79%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.79%) VCAP
8 1 (0.79%) VCDX
8 1 (0.79%) VCP5
8 1 (0.79%) VCP6
8 1 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (41.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 25 (19.84%) Hyper-V
4 12 (9.52%) vSphere
5 8 (6.35%) Docker
6 7 (5.56%) XenApp
7 6 (4.76%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (1.59%) KVM
8 2 (1.59%) vCloud
9 1 (0.79%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.79%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.79%) UAG
9 1 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.79%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
2 8 (6.35%) Kubernetes
3 6 (4.76%) AirWatch
4 4 (3.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (3.17%) Puppet
5 3 (2.38%) Icinga
5 3 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.38%) vRealize
Vendors
1 64 (50.79%) VMware
2 46 (36.51%) Oracle
3 42 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 21 (16.67%) Citrix
5 19 (15.08%) Cisco
6 15 (11.90%) ATG
6 15 (11.90%) Hyperion
6 15 (11.90%) PeopleSoft
6 15 (11.90%) Retek
7 13 (10.32%) EMC
8 12 (9.52%) Red Hat
9 10 (7.94%) Google
10 9 (7.14%) HP
11 8 (6.35%) 3PAR
11 8 (6.35%) Teradata
12 6 (4.76%) IBM
12 6 (4.76%) Juniper
12 6 (4.76%) Software AG
13 5 (3.97%) Dell
14 4 (3.17%) NetApp
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