The median annual salary for a Cloud Solutions Architect was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 779 835 903
Rank change year-on-year +56 +68  
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Solutions Architect 111 97 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.099% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.10% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 93 76 63
Median salary £77,500 £72,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.89% +11.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £90,000 £79,100
UK excluding London median salary £69,713 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.27% +3.84%  

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 85544 95045 105654
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.95% 96.52% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69856 80154 87088
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 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 27 June 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 27 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 +59 105 £77,500 +6.89% 7
London +55 63 £82,500 +3.12% 5
South West - 13 £70,000 -
Bath - 12 £70,000 -
City of London - 12 £77,500 - 2
Somerset - 12 £70,000 -
West Midlands +2 10 £68,606 +7.61%
South East +36 9 £67,500 +3.84% 1
Berkshire +29 8 £67,500 -3.57%
East of England -7 5 £68,500 -
Shropshire - 5 £69,713 -
Bedfordshire - 5 £68,500 -
Telford - 4 £69,713 -
Scotland +4 3 £72,500 +20.83% 1
Birmingham +1 3 £67,500 +5.88%
Maidenhead - 3 £67,500 -
Yorkshire -9 2 £70,000 -22.22%
Manchester -34 2 £70,000 -8.19% 1
North West -42 2 £70,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 2 £73,750 -
Leeds +7 1 £70,000 +14.28%
West Yorkshire +2 1 £70,000 -22.22%
Docklands, London - 1 £82,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £62,500 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
York - 1 - -
Slough - 1 £92,500 -
Rugby - 1 £62,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - - 1

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 151 (60.40%) Microsoft Azure
1 151 (60.40%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (31.20%) Presales
3 74 (29.60%) Microsoft
4 59 (23.60%) IaaS
5 58 (23.20%) PaaS
6 52 (20.80%) SaaS
7 47 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (18.80%) Data Centre
8 46 (18.40%) TOGAF
8 46 (18.40%) Finance
9 45 (18.00%) VMware
10 41 (16.40%) Hybrid Cloud
11 40 (16.00%) Public Cloud
12 36 (14.40%) Migration
12 36 (14.40%) Oracle
13 35 (14.00%) WAN
14 33 (13.20%) Web Services
15 32 (12.80%) Office 365
16 31 (12.40%) Linux
17 28 (11.20%) LAN
18 26 (10.40%) Enterprise Architecture
18 26 (10.40%) VMware Infrastructure
19 23 (9.20%) Customer Requirements
19 23 (9.20%) Cloud Computing
19 23 (9.20%) SQL Server
20 22 (8.80%) Google
20 22 (8.80%) Private Cloud
21 21 (8.40%) IBM
22 20 (8.00%) Middleware

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 13 (5.20%) OpenStack
2 12 (4.80%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.40%) Oracle Service Bus
3 6 (2.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (2.00%) Anypoint
4 5 (2.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.60%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.20%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.20%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.20%) IIS
7 2 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.80%) CMS
7 2 (0.80%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.40%) Confluence
8 1 (0.40%) Drupal
8 1 (0.40%) JBoss
8 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.20%) Infor CloudSuite
2 2 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.40%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.40%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (0.40%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 151 (60.40%) Amazon AWS
1 151 (60.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (23.60%) IaaS
3 58 (23.20%) PaaS
4 52 (20.80%) SaaS
5 32 (12.80%) Office 365
6 23 (9.20%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (6.40%) IBM Cloud
8 10 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (3.60%) Azure Active Directory
9 9 (3.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 7 (2.80%) SoftLayer
11 5 (2.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 5 (2.00%) Bluemix
12 4 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (1.20%) Force.com
13 3 (1.20%) Oracle CX
13 3 (1.20%) SuccessFactors
13 3 (1.20%) Taleo
14 2 (0.80%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 35 (14.00%) WAN
2 28 (11.20%) LAN
3 20 (8.00%) Firewall
4 16 (6.40%) VPN
5 10 (4.00%) Internet
5 10 (4.00%) SSL
6 8 (3.20%) DNS
6 8 (3.20%) SAN
6 8 (3.20%) TCP/IP
7 7 (2.80%) HTTP
8 6 (2.40%) DHCP
9 5 (2.00%) BGP
9 5 (2.00%) ICMP
9 5 (2.00%) IPv4
9 5 (2.00%) IPv6
9 5 (2.00%) Multicast
9 5 (2.00%) Network Security
9 5 (2.00%) OSPF
10 4 (1.60%) NAS
11 2 (0.80%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.20%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.40%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (3.20%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (3.20%) Hadoop
4 7 (2.80%) Big Data
4 7 (2.80%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.40%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.40%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (2.40%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (2.00%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.20%) CouchDB
7 3 (1.20%) Data Lake
7 3 (1.20%) Neo4j
7 3 (1.20%) RavenDB
7 3 (1.20%) Redis
7 3 (1.20%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.20%) SAP HANA
7 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.80%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (0.80%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (4.40%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.80%) Travis CI
4 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.40%) JIRA
4 1 (0.40%) JUnit
4 1 (0.40%) NUnit
4 1 (0.40%) Selenium
General
1 46 (18.40%) Finance
2 17 (6.80%) Retail
3 15 (6.00%) Banking
4 11 (4.40%) Legal
5 8 (3.20%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.40%) Marketing
7 3 (1.20%) Advertising
8 2 (0.80%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.80%) Games
8 2 (0.80%) Publishing
9 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (13.20%) Web Services
2 20 (8.00%) Middleware
3 17 (6.80%) .NET
4 13 (5.20%) JSON
5 8 (3.20%) SOAP
6 6 (2.40%) CSS
6 6 (2.40%) HTML
6 6 (2.40%) WAP
7 5 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (2.00%) Java EE
7 5 (2.00%) RESTful
7 5 (2.00%) XML
8 4 (1.60%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.60%) REST
9 3 (1.20%) CGI
9 3 (1.20%) Lucene
9 3 (1.20%) Node.js
9 3 (1.20%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (1.20%) WCF
10 2 (0.80%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 47 (18.80%) Data Centre
2 41 (16.40%) Hybrid Cloud
3 40 (16.00%) Public Cloud
4 22 (8.80%) Private Cloud
5 12 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (4.40%) Driving Licence
7 6 (2.40%) Blog
7 6 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.40%) PKI
8 5 (2.00%) Enterprise Cloud
8 5 (2.00%) Mobile Banking
8 5 (2.00%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.20%) Clustering
9 3 (1.20%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.20%) Fintech
9 3 (1.20%) Replication
9 3 (1.20%) Smart City
10 2 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.80%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.80%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 31 (12.40%) Linux
2 18 (7.20%) Windows
3 7 (2.80%) CentOS
3 7 (2.80%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (1.60%) Unix
4 4 (1.60%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.80%) Android
7 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (31.20%) Presales
2 47 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (18.40%) TOGAF
4 36 (14.40%) Migration
5 26 (10.40%) Enterprise Architecture
6 23 (9.20%) Customer Requirements
7 20 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (8.00%) DevOps
8 18 (7.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (6.40%) ITIL
10 15 (6.00%) High Availability
10 15 (6.00%) IT Strategy
11 13 (5.20%) Data Management
12 12 (4.80%) Business Continuity
12 12 (4.80%) Business Development
12 12 (4.80%) Data Migration
12 12 (4.80%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (4.80%) Project Management
13 11 (4.40%) E-Commerce
13 11 (4.40%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.40%) Java
2 13 (5.20%) PowerShell
3 11 (4.40%) SQL
4 8 (3.20%) C
4 8 (3.20%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.40%) C#
6 3 (1.20%) Scala
7 2 (0.80%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 20 (8.00%) Degree
2 9 (3.60%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (2.40%) CCIE
3 6 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.80%) MCSD
6 1 (0.40%) CCDA
6 1 (0.40%) CCDP
6 1 (0.40%) CCNA
6 1 (0.40%) CCNP
6 1 (0.40%) MCSE
6 1 (0.40%) MCTS
6 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.60%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.40%) GCP
3 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (10.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 18 (7.20%) Docker
4 13 (5.20%) Hyper-V
5 10 (4.00%) XenApp
6 6 (2.40%) vSphere
7 3 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.40%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (4.40%) Ansible
1 11 (4.40%) Kubernetes
1 11 (4.40%) Puppet
2 9 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.60%) Docker Swarm
3 4 (1.60%) Terraform
4 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (1.20%) SCOM
5 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.80%) SCCM
5 2 (0.80%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 1 (0.40%) Mesos
Vendors
1 74 (29.60%) Microsoft
2 45 (18.00%) VMware
3 36 (14.40%) Oracle
4 22 (8.80%) Google
5 21 (8.40%) IBM
6 19 (7.60%) HP
6 19 (7.60%) NetApp
7 18 (7.20%) Citrix
8 11 (4.40%) SAP
9 10 (4.00%) 3PAR
10 9 (3.60%) BMC
10 9 (3.60%) Cisco
10 9 (3.60%) PlateSpin
11 8 (3.20%) Red Hat
12 7 (2.80%) EMC
13 4 (1.60%) Cognizant
13 4 (1.60%) Informatica
13 4 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (1.60%) Teradata
14 3 (1.20%) Fujitsu
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