The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Caerphilly region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank - 21 12
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 0 1 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly - 1.54% 18.92%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.56% 19.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 21
Average salary - £50,000 £56,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.50%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £61,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.62%
Architect
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Caerphilly region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Caerphilly
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
13 64 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 92.86% 98.46% 98.20%
Number of salaries quoted 13 59 105
Average salary £28,750 £35,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.85% -36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £60,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Caerphilly

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Caerphilly region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Caerphilly

Architect
Salary Trend in Caerphilly

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Architect across the Caerphilly region.

Architect Salary Trend in Caerphilly

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Caerphilly

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Caerphilly region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 14 (82.35%) Firewall
1 14 (82.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 12 (70.59%) Product Management
2 12 (70.59%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (58.82%) VMware
3 10 (58.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
4 9 (52.94%) Cisco
5 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (47.06%) ISO 9001
5 8 (47.06%) SAP
5 8 (47.06%) HP
5 8 (47.06%) Citrix
5 8 (47.06%) SAP Certification
5 8 (47.06%) NetScaler
5 8 (47.06%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (41.18%) MPLS
6 7 (41.18%) BGP
7 6 (35.29%) IPv6
7 6 (35.29%) OSPF
7 6 (35.29%) Windows
7 6 (35.29%) Load Balancing
7 6 (35.29%) BIG-IP
7 6 (35.29%) SolarWinds
7 6 (35.29%) F5
7 6 (35.29%) Spanning Tree
8 4 (23.53%) LogRhythm
8 4 (23.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (23.53%) Nessus

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Caerphilly by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Caerphilly region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (11.76%) Lync
1 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (23.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (11.76%) Mimecast
3 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (82.35%) Firewall
2 8 (47.06%) NetScaler
2 8 (47.06%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (41.18%) MPLS
3 7 (41.18%) BGP
4 6 (35.29%) IPv6
4 6 (35.29%) OSPF
4 6 (35.29%) Spanning Tree
4 6 (35.29%) BIG-IP
5 2 (11.76%) Network Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (82.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 12 (70.59%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
3 2 (11.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Product Management
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Load Balancing
4 4 (23.53%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (58.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (47.06%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) XenApp
1 2 (11.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
1 10 (58.82%) VMware
2 9 (52.94%) Cisco
3 8 (47.06%) SAP
3 8 (47.06%) HP
3 8 (47.06%) Citrix
4 6 (35.29%) SolarWinds
4 6 (35.29%) F5
5 4 (23.53%) LogRhythm
5 4 (23.53%) Qualys