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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 37 34 48
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 44 29 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.68% 5.10% 3.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.91% 5.21% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 36 28 21
Average salary £60,000 £58,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -14.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £63,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +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
745 557 665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.25% 97.89% 95.82%
Number of salaries quoted 650 454 620
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
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
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 52 (71.23%) Cisco
2 44 (60.27%) Microsoft
3 41 (56.16%) VMware
4 39 (53.42%) Citrix
5 32 (43.84%) VMware Infrastructure
6 24 (32.88%) Enterprise Architecture
6 24 (32.88%) WAN
7 23 (31.51%) Windows
8 22 (30.14%) TOGAF
8 22 (30.14%) LAN
9 20 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (27.40%) NetApp
9 20 (27.40%) XenDesktop
10 19 (26.03%) Zachman Framework
11 18 (24.66%) SAN
11 18 (24.66%) vSphere
12 17 (23.29%) MCSE
12 17 (23.29%) CCA
12 17 (23.29%) Citrix Certification
12 17 (23.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 17 (23.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 17 (23.29%) MCTS
12 17 (23.29%) MCITP
12 17 (23.29%) Waterfall
12 17 (23.29%) MS Excel
13 16 (21.92%) EMC
13 16 (21.92%) Hyper-V
14 15 (20.55%) CLARiiON
14 15 (20.55%) Firewall
15 14 (19.18%) Cisco Certification

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 13 (17.81%) MS Exchange
2 12 (16.44%) Exchange Server 2003
2 12 (16.44%) Exchange Server 2007
2 12 (16.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (15.07%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.48%) Lync
5 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.37%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.37%) CMS
5 1 (1.37%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 17 (23.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.96%) IaaS
2 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (32.88%) WAN
2 22 (30.14%) LAN
3 18 (24.66%) SAN
4 15 (20.55%) Firewall
5 14 (19.18%) Cisco Nexus
6 13 (17.81%) NAS
7 12 (16.44%) WAAS
8 10 (13.70%) MPLS
9 8 (10.96%) OSPF
9 8 (10.96%) NetScaler
10 7 (9.59%) BGP
10 7 (9.59%) Wireless
11 6 (8.22%) VPLS
11 6 (8.22%) Ethernet
11 6 (8.22%) DNS
12 4 (5.48%) Unified Communications
13 2 (2.74%) IPv6
13 2 (2.74%) LDAP
13 2 (2.74%) VPN
13 2 (2.74%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.81%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.44%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (16.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.11%) MySQL
4 2 (2.74%) Informix
4 2 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (2.74%) Banking
2 1 (1.37%) Retail
2 1 (1.37%) Retail Banking
2 1 (1.37%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.85%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.74%) Middleware
2 2 (2.74%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.37%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.55%) CLARiiON
2 12 (16.44%) Celerra
3 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.85%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.48%) Replication
5 1 (1.37%) Economics
5 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.51%) Windows
2 9 (12.33%) Linux
3 8 (10.96%) Windows 7
3 8 (10.96%) Windows 8
4 7 (9.59%) UNIX
5 5 (6.85%) Solaris
6 3 (4.11%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.74%) AIX
7 2 (2.74%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.88%) Enterprise Architecture
2 22 (30.14%) TOGAF
3 20 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (26.03%) Zachman Framework
5 17 (23.29%) Waterfall
6 8 (10.96%) Service Delivery
7 7 (9.59%) Network Design
8 6 (8.22%) Mentoring
8 6 (8.22%) Coaching
8 6 (8.22%) ITIL
9 5 (6.85%) People Management
9 5 (6.85%) Line Management
9 5 (6.85%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (6.85%) Information Security
10 4 (5.48%) Strategic Planning
10 4 (5.48%) Business Development
10 4 (5.48%) Load Balancing
10 4 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (5.48%) Migration
11 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.37%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (23.29%) MCSE
1 17 (23.29%) CCA
1 17 (23.29%) Citrix Certification
1 17 (23.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 17 (23.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 17 (23.29%) MCTS
1 17 (23.29%) MCITP
2 14 (19.18%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (16.44%) CCEA
3 12 (16.44%) NCDA
3 12 (16.44%) NCIE
3 12 (16.44%) VCAP
3 12 (16.44%) VTSP
3 12 (16.44%) CCIA
4 9 (12.33%) CCIE
4 9 (12.33%) CCNP
5 7 (9.59%) CCDP
5 7 (9.59%) JNCIE
6 6 (8.22%) CCIP
7 5 (6.85%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) SLA
1 5 (6.85%) QA
System Software
1 32 (43.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (27.40%) XenDesktop
3 18 (24.66%) vSphere
4 16 (21.92%) Hyper-V
5 14 (19.18%) Active Directory
6 12 (16.44%) vCloud
7 5 (6.85%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (6.85%) XenApp
8 1 (1.37%) Xen
8 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) XenMobile
2 3 (4.11%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 52 (71.23%) Cisco
2 44 (60.27%) Microsoft
3 41 (56.16%) VMware
4 39 (53.42%) Citrix
5 20 (27.40%) NetApp
6 16 (21.92%) EMC
7 12 (16.44%) 3PAR
8 7 (9.59%) Juniper
9 6 (8.22%) Redback
10 5 (6.85%) AppSense
10 5 (6.85%) IBM
11 4 (5.48%) HP
11 4 (5.48%) Oracle
12 3 (4.11%) Red Hat
13 2 (2.74%) Novell
14 1 (1.37%) ILOG
14 1 (1.37%) CheckPoint
14 1 (1.37%) TIBCO
14 1 (1.37%) Pega
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Annapurna
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago