The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield 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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 57 26 57
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +31
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 20 43 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.78% 6.60% 2.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.87% 6.75% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 18 37 14
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -14.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £63,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Architect
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield 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
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
697 637 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.81% 97.70% 94.38%
Number of salaries quoted 595 527 505
Average salary £35,000 £35,750 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.09% +3.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Architect
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Architect Salary Trend in Sheffield

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 47 (75.81%) Cisco
2 37 (59.68%) Microsoft
3 34 (54.84%) VMware
4 32 (51.61%) Citrix
5 25 (40.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 24 (38.71%) WAN
7 23 (37.10%) LAN
7 23 (37.10%) Enterprise Architecture
8 22 (35.48%) TOGAF
9 21 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (32.26%) Zachman Framework
11 19 (30.65%) Windows
12 18 (29.03%) SAN
12 18 (29.03%) Waterfall
13 15 (24.19%) NetApp
13 15 (24.19%) Firewall
14 14 (22.58%) MS Excel
15 13 (20.97%) Cisco Certification
15 13 (20.97%) NAS
16 12 (19.35%) EMC
16 12 (19.35%) XenDesktop
17 11 (17.74%) Hyper-V
17 11 (17.74%) vSphere
17 11 (17.74%) CLARiiON
17 11 (17.74%) SharePoint
18 10 (16.13%) MCSE
18 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
18 10 (16.13%) MPLS
18 10 (16.13%) CCA
18 10 (16.13%) Citrix Certification

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 11 (17.74%) SharePoint
2 9 (14.52%) MS Exchange
3 8 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.84%) Lync
5 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.61%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 14 (22.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.90%) IaaS
2 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (38.71%) WAN
2 23 (37.10%) LAN
3 18 (29.03%) SAN
4 15 (24.19%) Firewall
5 13 (20.97%) NAS
6 10 (16.13%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (16.13%) MPLS
7 8 (12.90%) OSPF
7 8 (12.90%) WAAS
8 7 (11.29%) BGP
8 7 (11.29%) Wireless
9 6 (9.68%) VPLS
9 6 (9.68%) Ethernet
9 6 (9.68%) DNS
10 4 (6.45%) NetScaler
11 3 (4.84%) Unified Communications
12 2 (3.23%) IPv6
12 2 (3.23%) LDAP
12 2 (3.23%) VPN
12 2 (3.23%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.90%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.84%) MySQL
4 2 (3.23%) Informix
4 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (1.61%) Finance
1 1 (1.61%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) X-Windows
1 2 (3.23%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.61%) Middleware
2 1 (1.61%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) CLARiiON
2 8 (12.90%) Celerra
3 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.65%) Windows
2 9 (14.52%) Linux
3 7 (11.29%) UNIX
4 5 (8.06%) Solaris
5 4 (6.45%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.45%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.23%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.23%) AIX
7 2 (3.23%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.10%) Enterprise Architecture
2 22 (35.48%) TOGAF
3 21 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (32.26%) Zachman Framework
5 18 (29.03%) Waterfall
6 7 (11.29%) Mentoring
6 7 (11.29%) Coaching
6 7 (11.29%) Network Design
7 6 (9.68%) ITIL
7 6 (9.68%) Service Delivery
8 5 (8.06%) Information Security
8 5 (8.06%) People Management
8 5 (8.06%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (6.45%) Business Development
9 4 (6.45%) Load Balancing
9 4 (6.45%) Line Management
9 4 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (6.45%) Migration
10 3 (4.84%) Strategic Planning
11 2 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (20.97%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (16.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (16.13%) MCSE
2 10 (16.13%) CCA
2 10 (16.13%) Citrix Certification
2 10 (16.13%) MCTS
2 10 (16.13%) MCITP
3 8 (12.90%) CCEA
3 8 (12.90%) NCDA
3 8 (12.90%) NCIE
3 8 (12.90%) VCAP
3 8 (12.90%) VTSP
3 8 (12.90%) CCIE
3 8 (12.90%) CCNP
3 8 (12.90%) CCIA
4 6 (9.68%) CCDP
4 6 (9.68%) CCIP
4 6 (9.68%) JNCIE
5 3 (4.84%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) SLA
1 5 (8.06%) QA
System Software
1 25 (40.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (19.35%) XenDesktop
3 11 (17.74%) vSphere
3 11 (17.74%) Hyper-V
4 10 (16.13%) Active Directory
5 8 (12.90%) vCloud
6 2 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (3.23%) XenApp
7 1 (1.61%) Xen
7 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) AppDNA
1 2 (3.23%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 47 (75.81%) Cisco
2 37 (59.68%) Microsoft
3 34 (54.84%) VMware
4 32 (51.61%) Citrix
5 15 (24.19%) NetApp
6 12 (19.35%) EMC
7 8 (12.90%) 3PAR
8 6 (9.68%) Juniper
8 6 (9.68%) Redback
9 4 (6.45%) Oracle
9 4 (6.45%) HP
9 4 (6.45%) IBM
10 3 (4.84%) Red Hat
11 2 (3.23%) Novell
11 2 (3.23%) AppSense
12 1 (1.61%) Pega
12 1 (1.61%) ILOG
12 1 (1.61%) TIBCO
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