Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Cloud Solutions Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 980 1006 1124
Rank change year-on-year +26 +118 +133
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Solutions Architect 209 213 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 153 175 162
UK median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £58,000 £58,750 £57,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%

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 172189 180467 210956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138171 151048 175187
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 Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Cloud Solutions Architect in the UK

Cloud Solutions Architect
Top 12 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 6 months to 20 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 +46 200 £75,000 - 27
London +8 117 £77,500 -3.13% 9
UK excluding London +19 86 £70,000 +3.70% 19
South East +30 37 £80,000 +14.29% 6
North of England +16 18 £70,000 -3.45% 8
Yorkshire +12 12 £70,000 -15.15% 4
East of England 0 12 £68,500 +9.60%
Midlands +8 10 £71,356 +5.71% 4
West Midlands +5 10 £71,356 +5.71% 4
North West -6 6 £55,000 -18.52% 4
South West +15 5 £70,000 +7.69%
Scotland -23 4 £61,250 +2.08% 1

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 124 (59.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 118 (56.46%) Amazon AWS
3 68 (32.54%) Microsoft
4 67 (32.06%) Presales
5 54 (25.84%) PaaS
6 52 (24.88%) IaaS
7 51 (24.40%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (23.44%) TOGAF
9 44 (21.05%) Finance
10 36 (17.22%) SaaS
10 36 (17.22%) Google
10 36 (17.22%) Migration
11 35 (16.75%) VMware
11 35 (16.75%) DevOps
12 33 (15.79%) Public Cloud
13 29 (13.88%) Google Cloud Platform
14 28 (13.40%) Oracle
15 26 (12.44%) Active Directory
15 26 (12.44%) Hybrid Cloud
15 26 (12.44%) Data Centre
16 25 (11.96%) Enterprise Architecture
17 24 (11.48%) Big Data
17 24 (11.48%) Puppet
18 23 (11.00%) Jenkins
18 23 (11.00%) Ansible
19 22 (10.53%) Office 365
19 22 (10.53%) SDLC
19 22 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
19 22 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
19 22 (10.53%) Java

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 14 (6.70%) OpenStack
2 5 (2.39%) Apache Solr
2 5 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.91%) CMS
4 3 (1.44%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (1.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.96%) Apache
5 2 (0.96%) IIS
5 2 (0.96%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.48%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.48%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.48%) Confluence
6 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (0.96%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.87%) Infor CloudSuite
2 4 (1.91%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.91%) SDL Web 8
2 4 (1.91%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.48%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.48%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.48%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.48%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 124 (59.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 118 (56.46%) Amazon AWS
3 54 (25.84%) PaaS
4 52 (24.88%) IaaS
5 36 (17.22%) SaaS
6 29 (13.88%) Google Cloud Platform
7 22 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
7 22 (10.53%) Office 365
8 16 (7.66%) IBM Cloud
9 10 (4.78%) Azure Active Directory
9 10 (4.78%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 10 (4.78%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 10 (4.78%) SuccessFactors
9 10 (4.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 9 (4.31%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (3.83%) iPaaS
11 8 (3.83%) Serverless
12 6 (2.87%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (2.87%) Oracle CX
13 4 (1.91%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.13%) VPN
1 17 (8.13%) WAN
2 11 (5.26%) LAN
3 10 (4.78%) DNS
3 10 (4.78%) Firewall
3 10 (4.78%) IPsec
4 7 (3.35%) Internet
5 6 (2.87%) DHCP
6 5 (2.39%) BGP
6 5 (2.39%) ICMP
6 5 (2.39%) IPv4
6 5 (2.39%) IPv6
6 5 (2.39%) Multicast
6 5 (2.39%) OSPF
6 5 (2.39%) SSL
7 4 (1.91%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.44%) HTTP
8 3 (1.44%) VoIP
9 2 (0.96%) SAN
9 2 (0.96%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.48%) Big Data
2 13 (6.22%) NoSQL
3 11 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
4 10 (4.78%) SQL Server
5 8 (3.83%) Redis
6 6 (2.87%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (2.87%) Data Lake
6 6 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.87%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.39%) CouchDB
7 5 (2.39%) MySQL
7 5 (2.39%) Neo4j
7 5 (2.39%) RavenDB
8 4 (1.91%) NewSQL
8 4 (1.91%) SAP HANA
9 3 (1.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.44%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.96%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.48%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.48%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 23 (11.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (5.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (3.83%) Hudson
3 8 (3.83%) Visual Studio
4 6 (2.87%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.39%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.48%) Ant
6 1 (0.48%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.48%) JIRA
6 1 (0.48%) Maven
6 1 (0.48%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.48%) Subversion
General
1 44 (21.05%) Finance
2 18 (8.61%) Banking
3 13 (6.22%) Retail
4 10 (4.78%) Marketing
5 4 (1.91%) Games
5 4 (1.91%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.96%) Legal
7 1 (0.48%) Advertising
7 1 (0.48%) Back Office
7 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.05%) .NET
2 20 (9.57%) Web Services
3 18 (8.61%) JSON
4 14 (6.70%) Middleware
5 10 (4.78%) HTML
6 8 (3.83%) CSS
7 6 (2.87%) .NET Framework
7 6 (2.87%) WAP
8 5 (2.39%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (2.39%) Lucene
8 5 (2.39%) WCF
9 4 (1.91%) Node.js
9 4 (1.91%) XML
10 2 (0.96%) REST
10 2 (0.96%) RESTful
11 1 (0.48%) Backbone.js
11 1 (0.48%) CSS3
11 1 (0.48%) Ember.js
11 1 (0.48%) HTML5
11 1 (0.48%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.79%) Public Cloud
2 26 (12.44%) Data Centre
2 26 (12.44%) Hybrid Cloud
3 16 (7.66%) Private Cloud
4 15 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.78%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (3.83%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.83%) Virtual Team
7 6 (2.87%) Enterprise Cloud
7 6 (2.87%) PKI
8 5 (2.39%) Social Media
9 4 (1.91%) Blog
9 4 (1.91%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.91%) Fintech
9 4 (1.91%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.91%) Replication
9 4 (1.91%) Tandem
9 4 (1.91%) User Experience
10 3 (1.44%) BYOD
10 3 (1.44%) Contactless
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.61%) Windows
2 13 (6.22%) Linux
3 6 (2.87%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.39%) Unix
5 3 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.48%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (32.06%) Presales
2 51 (24.40%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (23.44%) TOGAF
4 36 (17.22%) Migration
5 35 (16.75%) DevOps
6 25 (11.96%) Enterprise Architecture
7 22 (10.53%) SDLC
7 22 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (9.09%) ITIL
8 19 (9.09%) Project Management
9 17 (8.13%) ERP
10 16 (7.66%) UML
11 15 (7.18%) IT Strategy
11 15 (7.18%) Service Delivery
12 14 (6.70%) Analytics
12 14 (6.70%) Configuration Management
12 14 (6.70%) SOA
13 13 (6.22%) Customer Requirements
13 13 (6.22%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 22 (10.53%) Java
2 17 (8.13%) JavaScript
3 16 (7.66%) SQL
4 14 (6.70%) PowerShell
5 5 (2.39%) C#
6 4 (1.91%) Python
6 4 (1.91%) Scala
7 3 (1.44%) C
8 1 (0.48%) C++
8 1 (0.48%) Perl
8 1 (0.48%) PHP
8 1 (0.48%) R
8 1 (0.48%) Ruby
8 1 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (6.70%) Degree
2 9 (4.31%) CCIE
2 9 (4.31%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.91%) CCNP
4 3 (1.44%) CCDA
4 3 (1.44%) CCDP
4 3 (1.44%) CCNA
4 3 (1.44%) MCSD
4 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.96%) CISSP
5 2 (0.96%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.48%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.48%) CEH
6 1 (0.48%) CISM
6 1 (0.48%) GCIH
6 1 (0.48%) GIAC
6 1 (0.48%) ISSAP
6 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.48%) MBA
6 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.35%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.87%) COBIT
3 5 (2.39%) GCP
4 2 (0.96%) GDPR
4 2 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.48%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.48%) MiFID
5 1 (0.48%) QA
5 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (12.44%) Active Directory
2 21 (10.05%) Docker
3 20 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (7.18%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.44%) VMware NSX
6 2 (0.96%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.96%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.48%) vCloud
7 1 (0.48%) vSphere
7 1 (0.48%) XenApp
7 1 (0.48%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (11.48%) Puppet
2 23 (11.00%) Ansible
3 19 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (7.66%) Kubernetes
5 12 (5.74%) Terraform
6 8 (3.83%) Mesos
6 8 (3.83%) rkt
7 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.96%) SCOM
9 1 (0.48%) SCCM
9 1 (0.48%) vRealize
Vendors
1 68 (32.54%) Microsoft
2 36 (17.22%) Google
3 35 (16.75%) VMware
4 28 (13.40%) Oracle
5 20 (9.57%) SAP
6 19 (9.09%) IBM
7 17 (8.13%) Citrix
8 14 (6.70%) Cisco
9 13 (6.22%) HP
10 10 (4.78%) Workday
11 6 (2.87%) Infor
11 6 (2.87%) XebiaLabs
12 5 (2.39%) Capita
12 5 (2.39%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (1.91%) Dell
13 4 (1.91%) NetApp
13 4 (1.91%) Siebel
13 4 (1.91%) TIBCO
14 3 (1.44%) EMC
14 3 (1.44%) Juniper