The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Architect
Rank 65 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.31% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £67,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £68,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Senior 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 Cardiff 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
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
633 362 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.53% 91.41% 98.65%
Number of salaries quoted 564 324 386
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,800 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Senior Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Senior Architect
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Senior Architect Salary Trend in Cardiff

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
1 3 (60.00%) IPv4
1 3 (60.00%) IPv6
1 3 (60.00%) CCIE
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
2 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) FTP
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) IPsec
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (20.00%) Lync
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
1 3 (60.00%) IPv4
1 3 (60.00%) IPv6
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) FTP
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) IPsec
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCIE
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (20.00%) DFS Replication
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) F5