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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 29 40 58
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +18
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 28 42 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 6.93% 7.47% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.02% 7.79% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 24 16 4
Average salary £55,000 £38,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.73% -49.33%
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
399 539 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 98.76% 95.91% 98.71%
Number of salaries quoted 329 438 351
Average salary £40,500 £38,000 £34,650
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.57% +9.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £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 27 February 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Leicester

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 39 (62.90%) Risk Management
2 31 (50.00%) Information Security
2 31 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 29 (46.77%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (46.77%) PCI DSS
3 29 (46.77%) Legal
4 24 (38.71%) Firewall
5 23 (37.10%) Wireless
6 22 (35.48%) CISSP
6 22 (35.48%) CISM
7 16 (25.81%) Finance
8 15 (24.19%) Windows
9 10 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (16.13%) Enterprise Architecture
9 10 (16.13%) Technical Architecture
9 10 (16.13%) VMware
9 10 (16.13%) Quality Management
9 10 (16.13%) Project Management
9 10 (16.13%) SQL
9 10 (16.13%) Oracle
9 10 (16.13%) UNIX
10 7 (11.29%) ITIL
10 7 (11.29%) Retail
10 7 (11.29%) TOGAF
11 6 (9.68%) Banking
11 6 (9.68%) Active Directory
11 6 (9.68%) Back Office
11 6 (9.68%) Telecoms
12 5 (8.06%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (8.06%) SharePoint

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (8.06%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.61%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (38.71%) Firewall
2 23 (37.10%) Wireless
3 1 (1.61%) VLAN
3 1 (1.61%) PBX
3 1 (1.61%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
General
1 29 (46.77%) Legal
2 16 (25.81%) Finance
3 7 (11.29%) Retail
4 6 (9.68%) Banking
4 6 (9.68%) Back Office
4 6 (9.68%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 29 (46.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.61%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.19%) Windows
2 10 (16.13%) UNIX
3 1 (1.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (62.90%) Risk Management
2 31 (50.00%) Information Security
2 31 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 10 (16.13%) Enterprise Architecture
3 10 (16.13%) Technical Architecture
3 10 (16.13%) Project Management
3 10 (16.13%) Quality Management
4 7 (11.29%) ITIL
4 7 (11.29%) TOGAF
5 5 (8.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.45%) BCP
6 4 (6.45%) Information Management
6 4 (6.45%) Migration
6 4 (6.45%) Business Continuity
6 4 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (6.45%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (1.61%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.61%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.61%) Contact Management
7 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.13%) SQL
2 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (35.48%) CISSP
1 22 (35.48%) CISM
2 4 (6.45%) Degree
3 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (46.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) Windows Intune
2 1 (1.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (16.13%) Oracle
1 10 (16.13%) VMware
2 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
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