The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester 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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 31 46 57
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +11
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 22 38 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 5.85% 6.82% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.90% 7.06% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 22 19 4
Average salary £55,000 £38,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.73% -36.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £38,000 £44,300
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Architect
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester 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
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
373 538 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 99.20% 96.59% 98.81%
Number of salaries quoted 319 454 317
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Architect
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Architect Salary Trend in Leicester

Architect
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Leicester

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 41 (70.69%) Risk Management
2 32 (55.17%) Information Security
2 32 (55.17%) Security Architecture
3 30 (51.72%) PCI DSS
3 30 (51.72%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (51.72%) Legal
4 25 (43.10%) Firewall
5 24 (41.38%) Wireless
6 23 (39.66%) CISM
6 23 (39.66%) CISSP
7 17 (29.31%) Finance
8 16 (27.59%) Windows
9 11 (18.97%) SQL
9 11 (18.97%) Oracle
9 11 (18.97%) UNIX
9 11 (18.97%) Quality Management
9 11 (18.97%) Project Management
9 11 (18.97%) VMware
9 11 (18.97%) Technical Architecture
9 11 (18.97%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (18.97%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (17.24%) TOGAF
11 7 (12.07%) Back Office
11 7 (12.07%) Retail
12 6 (10.34%) Banking
12 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
12 6 (10.34%) Active Directory
13 5 (8.62%) SharePoint
14 4 (6.90%) MS Exchange
14 4 (6.90%) Microsoft

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 5 (8.62%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.72%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (6.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (43.10%) Firewall
2 24 (41.38%) Wireless
3 1 (1.72%) VLAN
3 1 (1.72%) PBX
3 1 (1.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
General
1 30 (51.72%) Legal
2 17 (29.31%) Finance
3 7 (12.07%) Retail
3 7 (12.07%) Back Office
4 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
4 6 (10.34%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 30 (51.72%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.72%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.59%) Windows
2 11 (18.97%) UNIX
3 1 (1.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (70.69%) Risk Management
2 32 (55.17%) Information Security
2 32 (55.17%) Security Architecture
3 11 (18.97%) Enterprise Architecture
3 11 (18.97%) Technical Architecture
3 11 (18.97%) Project Management
3 11 (18.97%) Quality Management
4 10 (17.24%) TOGAF
5 4 (6.90%) Migration
5 4 (6.90%) ITIL
6 2 (3.45%) ERP
7 1 (1.72%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.72%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.72%) Contact Management
7 1 (1.72%) Change Management
7 1 (1.72%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.97%) SQL
2 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (39.66%) CISSP
1 23 (39.66%) CISM
2 3 (5.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (51.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (18.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) Windows Intune
2 1 (1.72%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) Oracle
1 11 (18.97%) VMware
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £55,000 per annum + bonus, pension, shares option +++
Posted: 6 days ago