Period
to 19 May 2019

The median annual salary for a Cloud Solutions Architect was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 19 May 2019.

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
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 225 286 306
Rank change year-on-year +61 +20 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Solutions Architect 60 29 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.77% 0.31% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.32% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 23 12 12
West Midlands median annual salary £72,500 £75,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +15.38% -11.86%
10th Percentile £62,500 £72,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £83,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £83,250 £77,500 £77,500
% change year-on-year +7.42% - +6.90%

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 7,415 9,126 9,465
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.50% 96.57% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 5,708 7,082 7,824
West Midlands median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -1.23%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £61,425
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -

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 19 May 2019.

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 19 May 2019. 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 +58 44 £72,500 -6.45% 4
Warwickshire - 12 - -
Coventry +23 1 £43,620 -41.84% 2
Cloud Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, 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 55 (91.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (85.00%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (61.67%) Presales
4 36 (60.00%) SQL
5 31 (51.67%) Project Management
6 30 (50.00%) Java
6 30 (50.00%) Python
7 26 (43.33%) Azure Active Directory
8 24 (40.00%) Public Cloud
9 23 (38.33%) Data Protection
9 23 (38.33%) Cloud Computing
9 23 (38.33%) GDPR
10 22 (36.67%) Web Services
10 22 (36.67%) Amazon EC2
10 22 (36.67%) Amazon S3
10 22 (36.67%) Amazon RDS
11 21 (35.00%) .NET
11 21 (35.00%) ASP.NET
12 20 (33.33%) Security Cleared
12 20 (33.33%) Serverless
13 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
13 18 (30.00%) Azure SQL Database
13 18 (30.00%) Scala
14 17 (28.33%) Relational Database
14 17 (28.33%) Vendor Relationship Management
14 17 (28.33%) Thought Leadership
15 16 (26.67%) Self-Motivation
15 16 (26.67%) Hybrid Cloud
15 16 (26.67%) Identity Access Management
15 16 (26.67%) Office 365

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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (20.00%) Confluence
2 2 (3.33%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 14 (23.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.67%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 55 (91.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (85.00%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (43.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 23 (38.33%) Cloud Computing
5 22 (36.67%) Amazon EC2
5 22 (36.67%) Amazon S3
6 20 (33.33%) Serverless
7 16 (26.67%) Office 365
8 14 (23.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 14 (23.33%) AWS CloudFormation
8 14 (23.33%) IaaS
8 14 (23.33%) PaaS
8 14 (23.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 12 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (13.33%) Amazon EMR
10 8 (13.33%) Amazon Kinesis
10 8 (13.33%) Amazon SQS
10 8 (13.33%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (10.00%) SaaS
12 2 (3.33%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.33%) Network Security
2 2 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (36.67%) Amazon RDS
2 18 (30.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 17 (28.33%) Relational Database
4 14 (23.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 12 (20.00%) Big Data
6 8 (13.33%) Amazon Redshift
6 8 (13.33%) Cosmos DB
6 8 (13.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (20.00%) JIRA
2 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (20.00%) Automotive
2 4 (6.67%) Finance
3 2 (3.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.67%) Web Services
2 21 (35.00%) .NET
2 21 (35.00%) ASP.NET
3 14 (23.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 12 (20.00%) Node.js
4 12 (20.00%) RESTful
5 2 (3.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (40.00%) Public Cloud
2 16 (26.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 16 (26.67%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (23.33%) Data Centre
3 14 (23.33%) Private Cloud
4 12 (20.00%) User Experience
5 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.33%) CentOS
1 2 (3.33%) Linux
1 2 (3.33%) SUSE
1 2 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (61.67%) Presales
2 31 (51.67%) Project Management
3 23 (38.33%) Data Protection
4 17 (28.33%) Thought Leadership
4 17 (28.33%) Vendor Relationship Management
5 16 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (26.67%) Identity Access Management
5 16 (26.67%) Migration
6 14 (23.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 14 (23.33%) ITIL
6 14 (23.33%) ITIL V3
6 14 (23.33%) Line Management
6 14 (23.33%) Load Balancing
6 14 (23.33%) PRINCE2
6 14 (23.33%) Service Management
6 14 (23.33%) Technical Architecture
6 14 (23.33%) TOGAF
7 13 (21.67%) DevOps
8 12 (20.00%) Data Privacy
8 12 (20.00%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 36 (60.00%) SQL
2 30 (50.00%) Java
2 30 (50.00%) Python
3 18 (30.00%) Scala
4 14 (23.33%) PL/SQL
4 14 (23.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.33%) C
5 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 13 (21.67%) Degree
3 12 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (13.33%) MCSA
5 8 (13.33%) MCSE
6 6 (10.00%) AWS Certification
7 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (38.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (23.33%) Hyper-V
1 14 (23.33%) Virtual Machines
1 14 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Ansible
1 2 (3.33%) FortiGate
1 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.33%) Packer
1 2 (3.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (26.67%) VMware
3 4 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.33%) Cisco
4 2 (3.33%) Hyperion
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle
4 2 (3.33%) RightScale
5 1 (1.67%) Google