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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 31 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 14 18 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 6.01% 6.19% 6.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.11% 6.36% 6.35%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 21
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £61,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +2.50%
Architect
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich 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
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
229 283 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 98.28% 97.25% 99.53%
Number of salaries quoted 204 261 380
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Architect
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Architect Salary Trend in Ipswich

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 16 (55.17%) Windows
1 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 13 (44.83%) Firewall
2 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
3 12 (41.38%) SAN
4 11 (37.93%) Java
5 10 (34.48%) Identity Management
5 10 (34.48%) SIEM
6 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
6 9 (31.03%) IIS
7 8 (27.59%) LAN
7 8 (27.59%) WAN
8 7 (24.14%) Asset Management
8 7 (24.14%) TOGAF
8 7 (24.14%) VMware
8 7 (24.14%) Clustering
8 7 (24.14%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (24.14%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (24.14%) Load Balancing
8 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (24.14%) NAS
8 7 (24.14%) SOA
8 7 (24.14%) Linux
8 7 (24.14%) UML
8 7 (24.14%) Citrix
8 7 (24.14%) Finance
8 7 (24.14%) Middleware
8 7 (24.14%) Benchmarking
9 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
9 6 (20.69%) UNIX

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 9 (31.03%) IIS
2 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.90%) Apache
3 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.45%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (44.83%) Firewall
2 12 (41.38%) SAN
3 8 (27.59%) LAN
3 8 (27.59%) WAN
4 7 (24.14%) NAS
5 5 (17.24%) VPN
6 4 (13.79%) DNS
6 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
7 3 (10.34%) Network Security
7 3 (10.34%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (6.90%) Internet
8 2 (6.90%) SSL
8 2 (6.90%) X.509
8 2 (6.90%) HTTP
8 2 (6.90%) Kerberos
8 2 (6.90%) LDAP
8 2 (6.90%) Wireshark
9 1 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.45%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (3.45%) Big Data
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.90%) Subversion
2 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.90%) Fiddler
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) Middleware
2 6 (20.69%) Web Services
3 5 (17.24%) Java EE
3 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
3 5 (17.24%) .NET
4 4 (13.79%) XML
5 3 (10.34%) WCF
5 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (6.90%) SAML
6 2 (6.90%) WSH
6 2 (6.90%) HTML
6 2 (6.90%) JSON
6 2 (6.90%) SPNEGO
6 2 (6.90%) OAuth
7 1 (3.45%) jQuery
7 1 (3.45%) Ajax
7 1 (3.45%) J2EE
7 1 (3.45%) COM
7 1 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Clustering
2 4 (13.79%) Replication
3 3 (10.34%) Cryptography
4 2 (6.90%) N-Tier
4 2 (6.90%) PKI
5 1 (3.45%) DataPower
5 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Linux
3 6 (20.69%) UNIX
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Identity Management
1 10 (34.48%) SIEM
2 7 (24.14%) Asset Management
2 7 (24.14%) TOGAF
2 7 (24.14%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (24.14%) Enterprise Architecture
2 7 (24.14%) Load Balancing
2 7 (24.14%) SOA
2 7 (24.14%) UML
2 7 (24.14%) Benchmarking
3 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
4 4 (13.79%) Service Management
4 4 (13.79%) ITIL
4 4 (13.79%) Information Security
5 3 (10.34%) TDD
5 3 (10.34%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (10.34%) ETL
5 3 (10.34%) MVC
5 3 (10.34%) DevOps
6 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) Java
2 5 (17.24%) C#
2 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
3 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
4 3 (10.34%) SQL
5 1 (3.45%) Groovy
5 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Sun Certification
2 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) MCPD
3 1 (3.45%) MCP
3 1 (3.45%) MCSD
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) KVM
3 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Puppet
1 6 (20.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) VMware
2 7 (24.14%) Citrix
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle
3 3 (10.34%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (6.90%) ForgeRock
5 1 (3.45%) Dell
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