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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 39 48 52
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 36 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.93% 1.80% 2.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.14% 1.88% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 29 10 14
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,250 £57,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,750 £69,250
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +3.33%
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
700 533 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 95.89% 96.04% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 584 464 497
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 23 (43.40%) Microsoft
2 21 (39.62%) Citrix
2 21 (39.62%) Cisco
3 15 (28.30%) VMware
3 15 (28.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (24.53%) XenDesktop
4 13 (24.53%) MCTS
4 13 (24.53%) MCITP
4 13 (24.53%) MCSE
4 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (22.64%) NetApp
5 12 (22.64%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (22.64%) Enterprise Architecture
6 10 (18.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (18.87%) MS Exchange
6 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
6 10 (18.87%) CCA
6 10 (18.87%) Citrix Certification
6 10 (18.87%) Hyper-V
6 10 (18.87%) vSphere
7 9 (16.98%) CRM
7 9 (16.98%) Migration
8 8 (15.09%) Finance
8 8 (15.09%) Data Management
8 8 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (15.09%) CCNP
8 8 (15.09%) Unified Communications
8 8 (15.09%) Master Data Management
9 7 (13.21%) IaaS
9 7 (13.21%) Cisco Nexus

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 10 (18.87%) MS Exchange
2 7 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (11.32%) CMS
3 6 (11.32%) Lync
4 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
4 4 (7.55%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.89%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.21%) IaaS
2 6 (11.32%) Office 365
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) Unified Communications
2 7 (13.21%) WAAS
2 7 (13.21%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (11.32%) NetScaler
4 5 (9.43%) DNS
4 5 (9.43%) BGP
5 4 (7.55%) MPLS
5 4 (7.55%) OSPF
5 4 (7.55%) Firewall
5 4 (7.55%) VPLS
5 4 (7.55%) Network Security
5 4 (7.55%) Ethernet
6 3 (5.66%) PBX
6 3 (5.66%) IP Telephony
7 2 (3.77%) WAN
8 1 (1.89%) LAN
8 1 (1.89%) VoIP
8 1 (1.89%) SNMP
8 1 (1.89%) VPN
8 1 (1.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (11.32%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (15.09%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Law
3 1 (1.89%) Legal
3 1 (1.89%) Advertising
3 1 (1.89%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) Middleware
2 3 (5.66%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.89%) Ajax
3 1 (1.89%) .NET
3 1 (1.89%) J2EE
3 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) CLARiiON
1 7 (13.21%) Celerra
2 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.55%) Economics
2 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.89%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.89%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Windows
1 6 (11.32%) Windows 7
1 6 (11.32%) Windows 8
2 3 (5.66%) Windows XP
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (16.98%) CRM
2 9 (16.98%) Migration
3 8 (15.09%) Data Management
3 8 (15.09%) Master Data Management
4 7 (13.21%) TOGAF
4 7 (13.21%) Data Modelling
4 7 (13.21%) SOA
5 6 (11.32%) ETL
5 6 (11.32%) Service Delivery
5 6 (11.32%) Data Migration
6 5 (9.43%) Data Analysis
6 5 (9.43%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (9.43%) Strategic Planning
6 5 (9.43%) E-Commerce
6 5 (9.43%) ERP
6 5 (9.43%) UML
7 4 (7.55%) Process Management
7 4 (7.55%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) MCSE
1 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (24.53%) MCTS
1 13 (24.53%) MCITP
2 10 (18.87%) CCA
2 10 (18.87%) Citrix Certification
2 10 (18.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (15.09%) CCNP
3 8 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (13.21%) CCEA
4 7 (13.21%) CCIA
4 7 (13.21%) NCDA
4 7 (13.21%) NCIE
4 7 (13.21%) VCAP
4 7 (13.21%) VTSP
5 5 (9.43%) JNCIE
5 5 (9.43%) CCIE
5 5 (9.43%) CCDP
6 4 (7.55%) CCIP
7 3 (5.66%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) QA
System Software
1 15 (28.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (24.53%) XenDesktop
3 10 (18.87%) vSphere
3 10 (18.87%) Hyper-V
4 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
4 7 (13.21%) vCloud
5 6 (11.32%) XenApp
6 3 (5.66%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) AppDNA
1 3 (5.66%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 23 (43.40%) Microsoft
2 21 (39.62%) Citrix
2 21 (39.62%) Cisco
3 15 (28.30%) VMware
4 12 (22.64%) NetApp
5 7 (13.21%) EMC
5 7 (13.21%) 3PAR
6 6 (11.32%) AppSense
6 6 (11.32%) Juniper
7 5 (9.43%) HP
7 5 (9.43%) IBM
8 4 (7.55%) Redback
9 3 (5.66%) Capita
10 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.89%) webMethods
10 1 (1.89%) Oracle
10 1 (1.89%) Business Objects
10 1 (1.89%) Cognos