The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Architecture role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Head of Architecture in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Architecture
Rank 254 247 225
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 1 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.015% 0.014% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.014% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 13
Average salary - £82,500 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £88,750 £77,500
% change year-on-year
-18.30% +14.51%
Head of Architecture
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 North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6422 6986 6400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.51% 94.80% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5351 5699 5505
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Head of Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Head of Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Head of Architecture
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of Architecture across the North West region.

Head of Architecture Salary Trend in the North West

Head of Architecture
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Architecture within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Merseyside - 1 - -
Head of Architecture
England

Head of Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Head of Architecture 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 Head of Architecture in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Handset
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) SCVMM
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Head of Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Head of Architecture 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 Head of Architecture in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) PABX
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Handset
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Market Research
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago