The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Architect
Rank 756 801 788
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -13
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Architect 104 75 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.099% 0.074% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.078% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 77 58 76
Average salary £55,000 £65,000 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +6.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,400 £48,750
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-19.23% +13.04%
IT Architect
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99706 95896 102823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.45% 94.55% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 82263 80520 88238
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

IT Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

IT Architect
Salary Trend in England

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

IT Architect Salary Trend in England

IT Architect
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

IT Architect Salary Histogram in England

IT Architect
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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
London +17 27 £72,500 -2.68% 4
East Midlands +14 21 £55,000 -10.20% 1
East of England -4 18 £52,500 +16.66% 1
South East -25 17 £56,250 -12.45% 1
South West -1 13 £52,500 -19.23% 1
Yorkshire -21 8 £48,413 -24.05% 2
West Midlands -24 3 - -
North West -19 1 £61,000 -11.59% 1
IT Architect
UK

IT Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 53 (25.24%) Finance
2 47 (22.38%) TOGAF
3 44 (20.95%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (18.57%) Windows
5 37 (17.62%) Firewall
6 36 (17.14%) VMware
7 35 (16.67%) Degree
8 34 (16.19%) Microsoft
9 31 (14.76%) Risk Management
10 30 (14.29%) Project Management
10 30 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 30 (14.29%) Information Security
11 28 (13.33%) Oracle
12 26 (12.38%) Enterprise Architecture
12 26 (12.38%) Linux
13 25 (11.90%) ITIL
13 25 (11.90%) Retail
14 24 (11.43%) Legal
15 23 (10.95%) CISSP
15 23 (10.95%) Wireless
16 22 (10.48%) ERP
16 22 (10.48%) Technical Architecture
17 21 (10.00%) Cisco
18 20 (9.52%) SQL
19 19 (9.05%) SAP
19 19 (9.05%) Visualisation
19 19 (9.05%) Zachman Framework
20 18 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
20 18 (8.57%) Security Architecture
20 18 (8.57%) UNIX

IT Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 14 (6.67%) Lync
2 4 (1.90%) WebSphere
2 4 (1.90%) IIS
2 4 (1.90%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.95%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.48%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.48%) Apache
5 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 9 (4.29%) MS Office
2 7 (3.33%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle ASCP
2 1 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle SCM
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.48%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.48%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.71%) PaaS
1 12 (5.71%) IaaS
2 5 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.48%) Office 365
4 1 (0.48%) SaaS
4 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (17.62%) Firewall
2 23 (10.95%) Wireless
3 13 (6.19%) WAN
4 12 (5.71%) LAN
5 7 (3.33%) SAN
6 6 (2.86%) Internet
7 5 (2.38%) Network Security
8 4 (1.90%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.90%) DNS
9 3 (1.43%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (0.95%) NAS
10 2 (0.95%) VPN
10 2 (0.95%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.48%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.48%) Big Data
3 1 (0.48%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (0.48%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (0.48%) PowerDesigner
1 1 (0.48%) JUnit
1 1 (0.48%) jMock
General
1 53 (25.24%) Finance
2 25 (11.90%) Retail
3 24 (11.43%) Legal
4 15 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 9 (4.29%) Banking
6 8 (3.81%) Back Office
7 7 (3.33%) Investment Banking
8 6 (2.86%) Manufacturing
8 6 (2.86%) Marketing
8 6 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.43%) International Banking
9 3 (1.43%) Law
10 2 (0.95%) Advertising
10 2 (0.95%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.95%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.95%) Automotive
11 1 (0.48%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.90%) Web Services
1 4 (1.90%) .NET
2 2 (0.95%) J2EE
2 2 (0.95%) WSDL
3 1 (0.48%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.48%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 44 (20.95%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (9.05%) Visualisation
3 14 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 14 (6.67%) Data Integration
4 12 (5.71%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.38%) User Experience
5 5 (2.38%) Internet of Things
5 5 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.38%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.90%) Clustering
6 4 (1.90%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.90%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.95%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.95%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.48%) EPoS
8 1 (0.48%) NHS
8 1 (0.48%) Spread Betting
8 1 (0.48%) CMDB
8 1 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.48%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 39 (18.57%) Windows
2 26 (12.38%) Linux
3 18 (8.57%) UNIX
4 10 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.43%) Solaris
8 2 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.48%) AIX
9 1 (0.48%) HPUX
9 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (22.38%) TOGAF
2 31 (14.76%) Risk Management
3 30 (14.29%) Project Management
3 30 (14.29%) Information Security
4 26 (12.38%) Enterprise Architecture
5 25 (11.90%) ITIL
6 22 (10.48%) ERP
6 22 (10.48%) Technical Architecture
7 19 (9.05%) Zachman Framework
8 18 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (8.57%) Security Architecture
9 16 (7.62%) Change Management
10 15 (7.14%) Migration
11 11 (5.24%) IT Governance
11 11 (5.24%) CRM
11 11 (5.24%) Quality Management
12 10 (4.76%) E-Commerce
12 10 (4.76%) Supplier Management
13 9 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (3.81%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 20 (9.52%) SQL
2 10 (4.76%) Java
3 5 (2.38%) Python
4 2 (0.95%) C
4 2 (0.95%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.48%) C#
5 1 (0.48%) VBScript
5 1 (0.48%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (16.67%) Degree
2 23 (10.95%) CISSP
3 18 (8.57%) CISM
4 15 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (5.71%) CCNA
6 5 (2.38%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.38%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.43%) CCNP
9 2 (0.95%) CEH
9 2 (0.95%) MBCS
9 2 (0.95%) CITP
9 2 (0.95%) MCSE
9 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.48%) CISA
10 1 (0.48%) OCP
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.48%) MCSD
10 1 (0.48%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.48%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.62%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.95%) QA
2 2 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.48%) Basel III
3 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
System Software
1 30 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 9 (4.29%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.38%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.48%) vCloud
5 1 (0.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.43%) Puppet
1 3 (1.43%) SCCM
2 2 (0.95%) Cobbler
3 1 (0.48%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (0.48%) Nagios
Vendors
1 36 (17.14%) VMware
2 34 (16.19%) Microsoft
3 28 (13.33%) Oracle
4 21 (10.00%) Cisco
5 19 (9.05%) SAP
6 14 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 14 (6.67%) CheckPoint
7 12 (5.71%) HP
8 11 (5.24%) ProCurve
8 11 (5.24%) Citrix
9 9 (4.29%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.90%) NetApp
11 3 (1.43%) Siebel
11 3 (1.43%) Blue Coat
12 2 (0.95%) Altiris
12 2 (0.95%) IBM
12 2 (0.95%) Juniper
12 2 (0.95%) Intel
12 2 (0.95%) Sage
12 2 (0.95%) F5
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