The median annual salary for a Cloud Solutions Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 712 847 929
Rank change year-on-year +135 +82  
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Solutions Architect 140 103 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.098% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.10% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 112 76 30
Median salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £95,000 £89,000
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £67,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% -6.89%  

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 82331 100795 104032
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.38% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 68376 84445 84981
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 £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Cloud Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Solutions Architect in the UK

Cloud Solutions Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Cloud Solutions Architect in the UK

Cloud Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Solutions Architect over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Cloud Solutions Architect in the UK

Cloud Solutions 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 Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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 +105 132 £77,500 +6.89% 14
London +92 75 £80,000 -5.88% 9
South East +59 23 £75,000 +7.14% 3
Surrey +52 12 £70,000 - 2
Staines -5 12 £70,000 +3.70% 1
West Midlands +21 9 £62,500 -15.25%
Berkshire +40 8 £85,000 +21.42%
City of London +39 8 £77,500 -8.82% 3
Birmingham +8 7 £62,500 -15.25%
Yorkshire - 7 £65,000 -
West Yorkshire - 7 £65,000 -
Leeds - 6 £65,000 -
Scotland - 5 £72,500 -
East of England +35 4 - -
South West +28 4 £65,000 - 2
Hertfordshire +18 4 - -
Watford -4 4 - -
Somerset -8 4 £65,000 - 2
Bath -9 4 £65,000 - 2
Slough - 4 £80,000 -
Manchester - 4 £55,000 -
North West - 4 £55,000 -
Edinburgh - 4 £72,500 -
Reading +39 2 £90,000 +44.00%
Milton Keynes - 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 1
East Midlands - 2 £70,000 -
Oxfordshire -4 1 £65,000 +30.00%
Leicestershire - 1 £70,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £70,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Cloud Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 147 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
2 144 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 93 (36.90%) Presales
4 85 (33.73%) VMware
5 66 (26.19%) Microsoft
6 65 (25.79%) Data Centre
7 62 (24.60%) VMware Infrastructure
8 61 (24.21%) PaaS
9 53 (21.03%) IaaS
10 52 (20.63%) Hybrid Cloud
11 48 (19.05%) Linux
11 48 (19.05%) WAN
12 47 (18.65%) SaaS
13 45 (17.86%) Migration
14 43 (17.06%) LAN
15 40 (15.87%) Public Cloud
15 40 (15.87%) TOGAF
16 39 (15.48%) Finance
17 36 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
18 33 (13.10%) NetApp
19 32 (12.70%) Windows
20 31 (12.30%) Citrix
20 31 (12.30%) Office 365
21 29 (11.51%) Web Services
22 28 (11.11%) ITIL
22 28 (11.11%) SQL Server
23 27 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
24 25 (9.92%) Hyper-V
24 25 (9.92%) Enterprise Architecture
24 25 (9.92%) Oracle

Cloud Solutions 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 23 (9.13%) OpenStack
2 12 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.78%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.78%) Skype for Business
4 5 (1.98%) Anypoint
5 4 (1.59%) IIS
6 3 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.79%) CloudStack
7 2 (0.79%) CMS
7 2 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.40%) Drupal
8 1 (0.40%) JBoss
8 1 (0.40%) SAS
8 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 24 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.98%) MS Office
3 3 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 147 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
2 144 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 61 (24.21%) PaaS
4 53 (21.03%) IaaS
5 47 (18.65%) SaaS
6 31 (12.30%) Office 365
7 27 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (3.17%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (2.38%) IBM Cloud
9 6 (2.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (1.98%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (1.59%) SoftLayer
12 3 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (1.19%) Force.com
12 3 (1.19%) Google Compute Engine
13 1 (0.40%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 48 (19.05%) WAN
2 43 (17.06%) LAN
3 25 (9.92%) Firewall
4 22 (8.73%) SAN
5 14 (5.56%) Internet
6 12 (4.76%) VPN
7 9 (3.57%) TCP/IP
8 8 (3.17%) Network Security
9 7 (2.78%) HTTP
10 5 (1.98%) SSL
11 4 (1.59%) Skype
12 3 (1.19%) NAS
13 2 (0.79%) DNS
13 2 (0.79%) IPv4
13 2 (0.79%) IPv6
13 2 (0.79%) NetScaler
14 1 (0.40%) DHCP
14 1 (0.40%) Junos
14 1 (0.40%) OpenFlow
14 1 (0.40%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.76%) Hadoop
3 11 (4.37%) Big Data
4 8 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (1.59%) MySQL
6 4 (1.59%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.59%) SAP HANA
7 3 (1.19%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.79%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.40%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.40%) DB2
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.40%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 4 (1.59%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.79%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.40%) JUnit
3 1 (0.40%) NUnit
3 1 (0.40%) Selenium
3 1 (0.40%) Vagrant
General
1 39 (15.48%) Finance
2 24 (9.52%) Retail
3 16 (6.35%) Legal
3 16 (6.35%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.37%) Banking
5 2 (0.79%) Marketing
6 1 (0.40%) Advertising
6 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.40%) French Language
6 1 (0.40%) German Language
6 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.40%) Publishing
6 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (11.51%) Web Services
2 18 (7.14%) .NET
3 16 (6.35%) Middleware
4 7 (2.78%) SOAP
5 6 (2.38%) HTML
5 6 (2.38%) Java EE
6 5 (1.98%) RESTful
6 5 (1.98%) XML
7 4 (1.59%) REST
7 4 (1.59%) Spring
8 3 (1.19%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.19%) Apache Camel
8 3 (1.19%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.19%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (1.19%) CGI
8 3 (1.19%) CSS
8 3 (1.19%) HTML5
8 3 (1.19%) JRuby
8 3 (1.19%) Spring Integration
8 3 (1.19%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 65 (25.79%) Data Centre
2 52 (20.63%) Hybrid Cloud
3 40 (15.87%) Public Cloud
4 22 (8.73%) Private Cloud
5 16 (6.35%) Driving Licence
6 7 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (2.38%) Clustering
7 6 (2.38%) Enterprise Cloud
8 5 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.98%) Blog
8 5 (1.98%) Digital Media
8 5 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.98%) Internet of Things
8 5 (1.98%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.59%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (1.59%) Replication
10 3 (1.19%) FlexPod
11 2 (0.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.79%) Fintech
11 2 (0.79%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 48 (19.05%) Linux
2 32 (12.70%) Windows
3 16 (6.35%) Unix
4 8 (3.17%) CentOS
4 8 (3.17%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (1.59%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.79%) Android
8 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (36.90%) Presales
2 45 (17.86%) Migration
3 40 (15.87%) TOGAF
4 36 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (11.11%) ITIL
6 25 (9.92%) Enterprise Architecture
7 22 (8.73%) Customer Requirements
8 21 (8.33%) DevOps
9 18 (7.14%) Business Continuity
9 18 (7.14%) Business Development
10 16 (6.35%) Capacity Planning
11 15 (5.95%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (5.95%) Data Migration
11 15 (5.95%) Transition Management
12 14 (5.56%) Open Source
13 13 (5.16%) Disaster Recovery
13 13 (5.16%) High Availability
13 13 (5.16%) IT Strategy
13 13 (5.16%) Scrum
13 13 (5.16%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 23 (9.13%) PowerShell
2 12 (4.76%) Java
3 11 (4.37%) SQL
4 9 (3.57%) C
5 6 (2.38%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.98%) C#
7 3 (1.19%) Groovy
7 3 (1.19%) Python
7 3 (1.19%) Scala
8 2 (0.79%) Ruby
9 1 (0.40%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (6.35%) Degree
2 15 (5.95%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.38%) CCDP
4 6 (2.38%) CCIE
4 6 (2.38%) CCNP
4 6 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (2.38%) MCSE
5 5 (1.98%) CCDA
5 5 (1.98%) CCNA
5 5 (1.98%) MCSD
6 3 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.79%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.79%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.79%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.40%) CCSE
8 1 (0.40%) MCITP
8 1 (0.40%) MCTS
8 1 (0.40%) VCDX
8 1 (0.40%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.98%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.79%) GCP
3 2 (0.79%) QA
4 1 (0.40%) HIPAA
System Software
1 62 (24.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (9.92%) Hyper-V
3 21 (8.33%) Active Directory
4 15 (5.95%) XenApp
5 10 (3.97%) Docker
5 10 (3.97%) vCloud
6 9 (3.57%) vSphere
7 3 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.79%) KVM
9 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.40%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (3.17%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.59%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (1.19%) SCOM
4 2 (0.79%) Ansible
4 2 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.79%) Puppet
4 2 (0.79%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 1 (0.40%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.40%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.40%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.40%) Mesos
5 1 (0.40%) QRadar
5 1 (0.40%) Salt
5 1 (0.40%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 85 (33.73%) VMware
2 66 (26.19%) Microsoft
3 33 (13.10%) NetApp
4 31 (12.30%) Citrix
5 25 (9.92%) Oracle
6 22 (8.73%) HP
7 20 (7.94%) 3PAR
8 18 (7.14%) Google
9 15 (5.95%) BMC
9 15 (5.95%) Cisco
9 15 (5.95%) EMC
9 15 (5.95%) PlateSpin
10 10 (3.97%) CenturyLink
10 10 (3.97%) SAP
11 9 (3.57%) IBM
11 9 (3.57%) Red Hat
12 8 (3.17%) Teradata
13 6 (2.38%) Juniper
14 5 (1.98%) Intel
15 4 (1.59%) Cognizant
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