Period
to 18 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Cloud Architect was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 102 89
Rank change year-on-year +24 -13 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Architect 22 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.31% 0.098% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.36% 0.10% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 2
Watford median annual salary £85,000 £87,500 £71,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% +22.81% -1.72%
10th Percentile £73,750 £86,250 £67,625
90th Percentile £91,250 £88,750 £75,875
Hertfordshire median annual salary £85,000 £86,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year -2.02% +44.58% -15.79%

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 931 984 942
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.79% 96.28% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 787 808 811
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,300 £28,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £76,750 £70,750 £72,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.56% -2.70% +2.78%

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 18 October 2018, 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 19 (86.36%) Amazon AWS
1 19 (86.36%) Hybrid Cloud
2 17 (77.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (63.64%) OpenStack
3 14 (63.64%) VMware
3 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 13 (59.09%) SOA
4 13 (59.09%) TCP/IP
4 13 (59.09%) VPN
4 13 (59.09%) DNS
4 13 (59.09%) Reverse Proxy
4 13 (59.09%) SaaS
4 13 (59.09%) PaaS
4 13 (59.09%) IaaS
5 12 (54.55%) Data Centre
5 12 (54.55%) Replication
5 12 (54.55%) Web Services
5 12 (54.55%) Internet
6 11 (50.00%) Migration
7 10 (45.45%) IBM
7 10 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (45.45%) Firewall
7 10 (45.45%) Presales
8 9 (40.91%) Windows
8 9 (40.91%) Linux
9 8 (36.36%) Unix
9 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
9 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V
9 8 (36.36%) AWS Certification
9 8 (36.36%) VMware ESXi

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 14 (63.64%) OpenStack
2 6 (27.27%) GlassFish
2 6 (27.27%) JBoss
2 6 (27.27%) MQSeries
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (27.27%) WebLogic
2 6 (27.27%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 19 (86.36%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (77.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (59.09%) IaaS
3 13 (59.09%) PaaS
3 13 (59.09%) SaaS
4 6 (27.27%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (4.55%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (4.55%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (4.55%) OpenShift
5 1 (4.55%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) DNS
1 13 (59.09%) Reverse Proxy
1 13 (59.09%) TCP/IP
1 13 (59.09%) VPN
2 12 (54.55%) Internet
3 10 (45.45%) Firewall
4 6 (27.27%) SAN
5 2 (9.09%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Big Data
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (27.27%) French Language
1 6 (27.27%) German Language
1 6 (27.27%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) Web Services
2 6 (27.27%) ActiveMQ
2 6 (27.27%) EJB
2 6 (27.27%) EJB 3.0
2 6 (27.27%) HornetQ
2 6 (27.27%) Java EE
2 6 (27.27%) Java SE
2 6 (27.27%) JMS
2 6 (27.27%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (9.09%) JSON
4 1 (4.55%) .NET
4 1 (4.55%) Node.js
4 1 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (86.36%) Hybrid Cloud
2 12 (54.55%) Data Centre
2 12 (54.55%) Replication
3 6 (27.27%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (4.55%) Cloud Native
5 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Linux
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) SOA
2 11 (50.00%) Migration
3 10 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (45.45%) Presales
4 7 (31.82%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (9.09%) Coaching
5 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (9.09%) Network Design
5 2 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (9.09%) Validation
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps
6 1 (4.55%) High Availability
6 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.55%) Microservices
6 1 (4.55%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 7 (31.82%) Java
3 6 (27.27%) AWK
3 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
3 6 (27.27%) Shell Script
4 3 (13.64%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby
5 1 (4.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) AWS Certification
2 5 (22.73%) Degree
2 5 (22.73%) Master's Degree
3 4 (18.18%) MCSE
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V
1 8 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (9.09%) Docker
2 2 (9.09%) VMware NSX
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (31.82%) Puppet
2 3 (13.64%) Kubernetes
3 2 (9.09%) SCOrch
3 2 (9.09%) SCVMM
3 2 (9.09%) vRealize
4 1 (4.55%) Ansible
4 1 (4.55%) Salt
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
1 14 (63.64%) VMware
2 10 (45.45%) IBM
3 6 (27.27%) EMC
3 6 (27.27%) Oracle
4 4 (18.18%) NetApp
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco
5 2 (9.09%) SAP