Period
to 23 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Cloud Solutions Architect was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

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

Cloud Solution Architect
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 247 325 324
Rank change year-on-year +78 -1 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Solutions Architect 45 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.52% 0.090% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.094% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 7
West Midlands median annual salary £85,000 £69,713 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.93% +3.28% +12.50%
10th Percentile £64,375 £66,250 £58,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £71,564 £71,250
England median annual salary £82,500 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +9.09%

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 8,362 9,618 11,246
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.49% 96.41% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6,493 7,978 8,897
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,056 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Cloud Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Solutions Architect in the West Midlands

Cloud Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Cloud Solutions Architect in the West Midlands

Cloud Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Solutions Architect in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Cloud Solutions Architect in the West Midlands

Cloud Solutions 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 Solutions Architect within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. 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 +42 43 £85,000 +25.93% 4
Worcestershire - 1 £75,000 - 1
Cloud Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, Cloud Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 44 (97.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (73.33%) Microsoft
4 32 (71.11%) SQL
4 32 (71.11%) Presales
5 31 (68.89%) Azure Active Directory
5 31 (68.89%) Amazon RDS
5 31 (68.89%) Web Services
5 31 (68.89%) Amazon EC2
5 31 (68.89%) Amazon S3
6 28 (62.22%) Cosmos DB
7 26 (57.78%) Project Management
8 23 (51.11%) Active Directory
8 23 (51.11%) Serverless
9 22 (48.89%) Vendor Relationship Management
9 22 (48.89%) AWS Lambda
9 22 (48.89%) Identity Access Management
9 22 (48.89%) Amazon EMR
9 22 (48.89%) Relational Database
9 22 (48.89%) Amazon Redshift
9 22 (48.89%) Amazon Kinesis
9 22 (48.89%) RDBMS
9 22 (48.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 22 (48.89%) MCSE
9 22 (48.89%) MCSA
9 22 (48.89%) .NET
9 22 (48.89%) Network Security
9 22 (48.89%) Amazon SQS
10 19 (42.22%) Office 365
11 16 (35.56%) Enterprise Architecture

Cloud Solutions 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:

Applications
1 16 (35.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 44 (97.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (68.89%) Amazon EC2
3 31 (68.89%) Amazon S3
3 31 (68.89%) Azure Active Directory
4 23 (51.11%) Serverless
5 22 (48.89%) Amazon EMR
5 22 (48.89%) Amazon Kinesis
5 22 (48.89%) Amazon SQS
5 22 (48.89%) AWS Lambda
6 19 (42.22%) Office 365
7 15 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 9 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (6.67%) IaaS
9 3 (6.67%) PaaS
10 2 (4.44%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (2.22%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 22 (48.89%) Network Security
2 1 (2.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (68.89%) Amazon RDS
2 28 (62.22%) Cosmos DB
3 22 (48.89%) Amazon Redshift
3 22 (48.89%) RDBMS
3 22 (48.89%) Relational Database
4 16 (35.56%) Azure SQL Database
5 9 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 6 (13.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (68.89%) Web Services
2 22 (48.89%) .NET
3 16 (35.56%) ASP.NET
3 16 (35.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (13.33%) AngularJS
4 6 (13.33%) React
5 1 (2.22%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 11 (24.44%) Private Cloud
2 11 (24.44%) Public Cloud
3 10 (22.22%) Hybrid Cloud
4 9 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (71.11%) Presales
2 26 (57.78%) Project Management
3 22 (48.89%) Identity Access Management
3 22 (48.89%) Vendor Relationship Management
4 16 (35.56%) Enterprise Architecture
5 12 (26.67%) Migration
6 9 (20.00%) ITIL
6 9 (20.00%) ITIL V3
6 9 (20.00%) Line Management
6 9 (20.00%) Load Balancing
6 9 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 9 (20.00%) Service Management
6 9 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
6 9 (20.00%) TOGAF
7 6 (13.33%) API Design
7 6 (13.33%) Creative Thinking
7 6 (13.33%) DNA
7 6 (13.33%) Domain-Driven Design
7 6 (13.33%) Microservices
7 6 (13.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 32 (71.11%) SQL
2 16 (35.56%) Java
2 16 (35.56%) PL/SQL
2 16 (35.56%) Python
2 16 (35.56%) Scala
2 16 (35.56%) Shell Script
3 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (48.89%) MCSA
1 22 (48.89%) MCSE
1 22 (48.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (35.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) GDPR
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (51.11%) Active Directory
2 12 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 9 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 33 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.67%) VMware
3 6 (13.33%) Applogic
4 3 (6.67%) Citrix
4 3 (6.67%) EMC
4 3 (6.67%) NetApp
5 2 (4.44%) IBM
6 1 (2.22%) Hyperion
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle