The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Architect
Rank 305 310 321
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Architect 7 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.060% 0.12% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.13% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 7
Average salary £71,500 £71,500 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.62%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £58,500 £63,750
% change year-on-year
-5.98% -8.23%
IT Architect
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
10841 11193 12244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.61% 93.18% 93.91%
Number of salaries quoted 9123 9904 11199
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £54,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +0.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

IT Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

IT Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

IT Architect
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

IT Architect Salary Trend in the City of London

IT Architect
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Architect across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

IT Architect Salary Histogram in the City of London

IT Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Citrix
3 5 (31.25%) Linux
4 4 (25.00%) NetApp
4 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (25.00%) Banking
4 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (18.75%) Blue Coat
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (18.75%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (18.75%) Network Security
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (18.75%) Firewall
5 3 (18.75%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Security Management
5 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
5 3 (18.75%) Law
5 3 (18.75%) CCNP
5 3 (18.75%) UNIX
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco
5 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
5 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
5 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (18.75%) SIEM
6 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 2 (12.50%) Finance
6 2 (12.50%) Data Management
7 1 (6.25%) Spring

IT Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
1 1 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
1 3 (18.75%) Reverse Proxy
1 3 (18.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JUnit
1 1 (6.25%) jMock
General
1 4 (25.00%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Law
3 2 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.25%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) J2EE
1 1 (6.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 3 (18.75%) UNIX
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (18.75%) SIEM
2 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
2 3 (18.75%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (18.75%) Security Management
2 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (12.50%) Data Management
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Investment Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Data Governance
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Identity Management
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) VBScript
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CCNP
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) vCloud
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 6 (37.50%) Citrix
2 4 (25.00%) NetApp
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco
3 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
3 3 (18.75%) Blue Coat
4 1 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Lotus