Period
to 21 November 2019

The median annual salary for a Cloud Architect was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 21 November 2019.

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

Cloud Architect
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 79 95
Rank change year-on-year +9 +16 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Architect 3 20 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.53% 2.07% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 2.13% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Watford median annual salary £82,500 £83,750 £87,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.49% -4.29% -
10th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £86,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £91,250 £88,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £100,000 £83,750 £86,750
% change year-on-year +19.40% -3.46% +44.58%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Permanent vacancies in Watford with a recognized job title 553 940 944
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.88% 97.31% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 458 778 793
Watford median annual salary £49,000 £48,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.51% -2.50% -
10th Percentile £26,100 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £80,000 £67,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -5.26%

Cloud Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Architect in Watford

Cloud Architect
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Cloud Architect in Watford

Cloud Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, Cloud Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Watford region featuring Cloud Architect in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Azure
1 3 (100.00%) AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Presales
2 2 (66.67%) IaaS
2 2 (66.67%) SaaS
2 2 (66.67%) PaaS
2 2 (66.67%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) OpenStack
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
3 1 (33.33%) JMS
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle

Cloud Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 2 (66.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (33.33%) GlassFish
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Azure
2 2 (66.67%) IaaS
2 2 (66.67%) PaaS
2 2 (66.67%) SaaS
3 1 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) French Language
1 1 (33.33%) German Language
1 1 (33.33%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (33.33%) EJB
2 1 (33.33%) EJB 3.0
2 1 (33.33%) HornetQ
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) Java SE
2 1 (33.33%) JMS
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Presales
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) Project Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) SOLID
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) AWK
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Master's Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat