The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 28 61 61
Rank change year-on-year
+33 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 70 31 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 6.39% 2.81% 2.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.72% 2.93% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 40 11 23
Average salary £80,000 £48,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.94% -11.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £42,500 £41,542
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
Architect
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1041 1059 938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.98% 96.01% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 834 849 813
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Architect
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Architect Salary Trend in Essex

Architect
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the Essex region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Essex

Architect
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Essex region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Brentwood +12 32 £80,000 -5.88% 9
Basildon - 7 - -
Chelmsford 0 2 £52,250 +7.73% 1
Colchester 0 2 £60,000 -
Harlow +4 1 - -
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited 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 Architect in their job title.

1 72 (57.60%) Finance
2 35 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 35 (28.00%) .NET
3 33 (26.40%) UML
4 24 (19.20%) Windows
4 24 (19.20%) Enterprise Architecture
5 23 (18.40%) TOGAF
5 23 (18.40%) Oracle
5 23 (18.40%) SOA
6 21 (16.80%) Microsoft
7 19 (15.20%) SQL Server
8 18 (14.40%) SAN
9 17 (13.60%) VMware
9 17 (13.60%) Middleware
10 15 (12.00%) webMethods
10 15 (12.00%) TIBCO
10 15 (12.00%) Service Delivery
10 15 (12.00%) WebSphere
11 14 (11.20%) Data Modelling
11 14 (11.20%) ITIL
12 13 (10.40%) Linux
12 13 (10.40%) MS Excel
12 13 (10.40%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (10.40%) NAS
13 12 (9.60%) Information Architecture
13 12 (9.60%) Security Cleared
13 12 (9.60%) C#
13 12 (9.60%) SQL
13 12 (9.60%) Cisco
13 12 (9.60%) Migration

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (12.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.40%) IIS
3 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.80%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (10.40%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.00%) Oracle CRM
1 5 (4.00%) Magento
2 1 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.40%) SAN
2 13 (10.40%) NAS
3 11 (8.80%) Firewall
4 8 (6.40%) VPN
5 7 (5.60%) TCP/IP
6 6 (4.80%) MPLS
6 6 (4.80%) OSPF
6 6 (4.80%) BGP
6 6 (4.80%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (4.00%) LAN
7 5 (4.00%) WAN
7 5 (4.00%) VLAN
7 5 (4.00%) FWSM
7 5 (4.00%) Multicast
8 3 (2.40%) Wireless
9 2 (1.60%) DNS
9 2 (1.60%) LDAP
9 2 (1.60%) ATM
10 1 (0.80%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.20%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.40%) DTS
3 3 (2.40%) EDRMS
3 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (8.80%) Visual Studio
2 9 (7.20%) ERwin
3 3 (2.40%) TeamCity
3 3 (2.40%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.80%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.80%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 72 (57.60%) Finance
2 12 (9.60%) Banking
3 9 (7.20%) Telecoms
4 8 (6.40%) Front Office
5 5 (4.00%) Marketing
6 4 (3.20%) Military
7 2 (1.60%) Local Government
7 2 (1.60%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.80%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (28.00%) .NET
2 17 (13.60%) Middleware
3 9 (7.20%) Web Services
4 4 (3.20%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.40%) XML
5 3 (2.40%) JRules
5 3 (2.40%) SOAP
5 3 (2.40%) .NET Remoting
6 2 (1.60%) JSP
7 1 (0.80%) Ajax
7 1 (0.80%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.20%) CESG
4 3 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.60%) PKI
6 1 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.80%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.80%) Replication
6 1 (0.80%) EMV
6 1 (0.80%) EFT
6 1 (0.80%) GIS
6 1 (0.80%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 24 (19.20%) Windows
2 13 (10.40%) Linux
3 9 (7.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (4.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.40%) UNIX
6 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 33 (26.40%) UML
3 24 (19.20%) Enterprise Architecture
4 23 (18.40%) SOA
4 23 (18.40%) TOGAF
5 15 (12.00%) Service Delivery
6 14 (11.20%) ITIL
6 14 (11.20%) Data Modelling
7 12 (9.60%) Migration
7 12 (9.60%) Information Architecture
8 10 (8.00%) Project Management
9 8 (6.40%) Workflow
9 8 (6.40%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (6.40%) MODAF
9 8 (6.40%) Performance Testing
10 7 (5.60%) Coaching
11 6 (4.80%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (4.80%) Load Balancing
11 6 (4.80%) Zachman Framework
11 6 (4.80%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.60%) C#
1 12 (9.60%) SQL
2 10 (8.00%) VB.NET
3 9 (7.20%) Java
4 8 (6.40%) C
5 5 (4.00%) PHP
6 3 (2.40%) C++
7 2 (1.60%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (9.60%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.80%) Degree
3 9 (7.20%) SC Cleared
4 8 (6.40%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.00%) CCSP
5 5 (4.00%) CCNP
5 5 (4.00%) CCDA
6 2 (1.60%) MCSE
6 2 (1.60%) CCA
6 2 (1.60%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.60%) VCP5
7 1 (0.80%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.80%) CISSP
7 1 (0.80%) CCIE
7 1 (0.80%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.80%) JSP 440
2 3 (2.40%) QA
3 2 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.60%) COBIT
4 1 (0.80%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 13 (10.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.40%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.80%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.80%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (2.40%) Puppet
1 3 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.80%) WSUS
2 1 (0.80%) SCCM
2 1 (0.80%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (18.40%) Oracle
2 21 (16.80%) Microsoft
3 17 (13.60%) VMware
4 15 (12.00%) TIBCO
4 15 (12.00%) webMethods
5 12 (9.60%) Cisco
6 10 (8.00%) Juniper
7 8 (6.40%) Red Hat
7 8 (6.40%) F5
8 5 (4.00%) JD Edwards
8 5 (4.00%) NEC
8 5 (4.00%) Citrix
8 5 (4.00%) SAP
9 3 (2.40%) JBoss
10 2 (1.60%) Software AG
11 1 (0.80%) IBM
11 1 (0.80%) PeopleSoft
11 1 (0.80%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.80%) Cognizant
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