The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh 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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Architect
Rank 108 107 99
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Architect 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.064% 0.13% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.14% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% -
UK excluding London average salary £61,000 £55,000 £58,500
% change year-on-year
+10.90% -5.98%
IT Architect
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1463 1445 1155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.66% 96.33% 95.06%
Number of salaries quoted 956 962 720
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,500 £57,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

IT Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

IT Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

IT Architect
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

IT Architect Salary Trend in Edinburgh

IT Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (33.33%) ArcSight
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
2 1 (33.33%) XenMobile
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP

IT Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Splunk
1 1 (33.33%) ArcSight