Period
to 6 June 2020

The median annual salary for a Cloud Architect was £70,750 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

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

Cloud Architect
England > West Midlands
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 169 183 260
Rank change year-on-year +14 +77 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Architect 34 95 60
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.78% 1.23% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 1.28% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 32 60 27
Median annual salary £70,750 £72,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.41% -3.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £58,875 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 4,180 7,424 9,125
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.39% 95.87% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3,491 5,759 7,055
Median annual salary £47,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.82% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,644 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.50% +3.29% +5.26%

Cloud Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Cloud Architect in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Architect in the West Midlands

Cloud Architect
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cloud Architect in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Cloud Architect in the West Midlands

Cloud Architect
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cloud Architect in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Cloud Architect in the West Midlands

Cloud Architect
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Architect within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 6 June 2020. 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
Birmingham +14 21 £70,000 -3.45%
Coventry +20 7 £70,000 +7.69%
Warwickshire +16 1 £75,000 -
Solihull +4 1 £82,500 +10.00% 1
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Cloud Architect
England

Cloud Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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 West Midlands region featuring Cloud Architect in the job title.

1 19 (55.88%) Azure
2 15 (44.12%) AWS
3 9 (26.47%) SaaS
4 8 (23.53%) PaaS
4 8 (23.53%) Presales
4 8 (23.53%) Migration
5 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
5 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
6 6 (17.65%) Public Cloud
6 6 (17.65%) IaaS
6 6 (17.65%) SQL
6 6 (17.65%) Web Services
7 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (14.71%) VMware
7 5 (14.71%) Programme Management
7 5 (14.71%) SDLC
7 5 (14.71%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (14.71%) DevOps
8 4 (11.76%) TOGAF
8 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (11.76%) Terraform
8 4 (11.76%) IT Strategy
8 4 (11.76%) Strategic Roadmap
8 4 (11.76%) Architecture Roadmap
8 4 (11.76%) Project Delivery
9 3 (8.82%) Power Platform
9 3 (8.82%) Architecture Governance
9 3 (8.82%) Programme Delivery
9 3 (8.82%) Workshop Facilitation

Cloud Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) Confluence
2 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 19 (55.88%) Azure
2 15 (44.12%) AWS
3 9 (26.47%) SaaS
4 8 (23.53%) PaaS
5 6 (17.65%) IaaS
6 3 (8.82%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (8.82%) GCP
6 3 (8.82%) Office 365
6 3 (8.82%) Power Platform
7 2 (5.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (5.88%) Amazon ECS
7 2 (5.88%) Amazon S3
7 2 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (2.94%) Cloudflare
8 1 (2.94%) Mimecast
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) Network Security
2 1 (2.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Power BI
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
1 2 (5.88%) Public Sector
2 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.94%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) Web Services
2 3 (8.82%) JSON
2 3 (8.82%) RESTful
2 3 (8.82%) SOAP
2 3 (8.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
2 6 (17.65%) Public Cloud
3 5 (14.71%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (5.88%) Private Cloud
4 2 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Migration
1 8 (23.53%) Presales
2 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (14.71%) DevOps
3 5 (14.71%) Programme Management
3 5 (14.71%) SDLC
4 4 (11.76%) Architecture Roadmap
4 4 (11.76%) IT Strategy
4 4 (11.76%) Project Delivery
4 4 (11.76%) Strategic Roadmap
4 4 (11.76%) TOGAF
5 3 (8.82%) Architecture Governance
5 3 (8.82%) Coaching
5 3 (8.82%) CRM
5 3 (8.82%) Programme Delivery
5 3 (8.82%) Time Management
5 3 (8.82%) Workshop Facilitation
6 2 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (5.88%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.94%) MCSE
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) TOGAF Certification
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Terraform
2 3 (8.82%) Ansible
3 1 (2.94%) SCCM
3 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) VMware
3 3 (8.82%) MuleSoft
3 3 (8.82%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (8.82%) WSO2
4 1 (2.94%) Citrix
4 1 (2.94%) Google
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.94%) Sun
4 1 (2.94%) Zscaler