The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Architect
Rank 118 119 137
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +18
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Architect 7 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.38% 0.062% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.066% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 2
Average salary £61,215 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.43% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -8.33%
IT Architect
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1718 1524 1872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.03% 93.90% 94.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1350 1172 1504
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

IT Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

IT Architect
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

IT Architect Salary Trend in Cheshire

IT Architect
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Architect across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

IT Architect Salary Histogram in Cheshire

IT Architect
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Architect within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 4 £61,215 -
Crewe - 1 £75,000 -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
IT Architect
North West

IT Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited IT 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 IT Architect in their job title.

1 5 (71.43%) TOGAF
2 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Security Architecture
2 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
2 4 (57.14%) CISSP
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (14.29%) VCP4
5 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (14.29%) Network Security
5 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
5 1 (14.29%) Clustering
5 1 (14.29%) NetApp
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) AIX
5 1 (14.29%) HPUX
5 1 (14.29%) Solaris
5 1 (14.29%) LAN

IT Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited IT 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 IT Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) AIX
1 1 (14.29%) HPUX
1 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) TOGAF
2 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Security Architecture
2 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) VCP4
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) NetApp
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) EMC
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix