The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 85 86 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -70
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 10 24 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.02% 1.92% 10.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 2.01% 10.77%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 102
Average salary £57,750 £71,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.23% -1.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £77,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Architect
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
926 1194 1077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.68% 95.52% 93.65%
Number of salaries quoted 837 962 909
Average salary £37,500 £40,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Architect
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Architect Salary Trend in Kent

Architect
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the Kent region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Kent

Architect
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Kent region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. 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
Tunbridge Wells +2 3 £55,500 +0.90% 1
West Malling - 1 £70,000 -
Architect
South East

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 15 (53.57%) Cisco
2 11 (39.29%) Windows
3 9 (32.14%) Firewall
4 8 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 8 (28.57%) VMware
5 7 (25.00%) WAN
5 7 (25.00%) Finance
5 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (21.43%) ITIL
6 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 6 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (17.86%) Oracle
7 5 (17.86%) UNIX
7 5 (17.86%) Linux
7 5 (17.86%) OO
7 5 (17.86%) SOA
7 5 (17.86%) LAN
7 5 (17.86%) MPLS
7 5 (17.86%) Social Media
7 5 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (17.86%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
7 5 (17.86%) User Experience
8 4 (14.29%) Java
8 4 (14.29%) Web Services
8 4 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (14.29%) DSDM
8 4 (14.29%) EAI
8 4 (14.29%) DNS
8 4 (14.29%) NetApp

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.71%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (3.57%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) Firewall
2 7 (25.00%) WAN
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (17.86%) MPLS
4 5 (17.86%) LAN
5 4 (14.29%) DNS
6 3 (10.71%) SAN
6 3 (10.71%) DHCP
7 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
7 2 (7.14%) VPN
7 2 (7.14%) Network Security
8 1 (3.57%) VLAN
8 1 (3.57%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) ObjectDB
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.57%) Big Data
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Advertising
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Web Services
1 4 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) CSS
2 1 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Social Media
1 5 (17.86%) User Experience
2 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 4 (14.29%) Mainframe
3 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) UNIX
2 5 (17.86%) Linux
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (10.71%) Solaris
4 1 (3.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) ITIL
2 5 (17.86%) SOA
2 5 (17.86%) OO
2 5 (17.86%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
3 4 (14.29%) DevOps
3 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 4 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (14.29%) People Management
3 4 (14.29%) DSDM
3 4 (14.29%) EAI
3 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 3 (10.71%) Service Management
4 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
4 3 (10.71%) TOGAF
4 3 (10.71%) Coaching
5 2 (7.14%) Line Management
5 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.57%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) Perl
3 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) MCSD
1 1 (3.57%) MCSE
1 1 (3.57%) CCA
1 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (3.57%) CCEA
1 1 (3.57%) CISSP
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) XenServer
2 1 (3.57%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) WSUS
1 3 (10.71%) SCCM
1 3 (10.71%) SCOM
2 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Cisco
2 8 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 8 (28.57%) VMware
3 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 5 (17.86%) Oracle
5 4 (14.29%) NetApp
6 3 (10.71%) Citrix
7 2 (7.14%) Avaya
7 2 (7.14%) Juniper
7 2 (7.14%) Sun
7 2 (7.14%) Polycom
7 2 (7.14%) Aruba
7 2 (7.14%) BT
8 1 (3.57%) 3PAR
8 1 (3.57%) Varonis
8 1 (3.57%) Veeam
8 1 (3.57%) Symantec
8 1 (3.57%) HP
8 1 (3.57%) Dell
8 1 (3.57%) IBM
Tunbridge Wells
AXA
Salary: up to c £63,200 dep on exp + bonus + bens
Posted: 15 days ago