The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire 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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 25 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 8 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 3.52% - 2.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.88% - 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Average salary £48,250 - £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £42,850 - £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,650 - £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.80%
Architect
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Shropshire 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
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
206 114 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 90.75% 99.13% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 151 88 74
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £22,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £50,000 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Architect
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Architect Salary Trend in Shropshire

Architect
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Shropshire

Architect
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Telford - 8 £48,250 -
Architect
West Midlands

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (36.84%) VMware
3 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
4 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
4 6 (31.58%) Linux
4 6 (31.58%) LAN
4 6 (31.58%) VoIP
4 6 (31.58%) WAN
4 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
4 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (31.58%) Office 365
4 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (26.32%) Windows 8
5 5 (26.32%) Windows Vista
5 5 (26.32%) TOGAF
5 5 (26.32%) UNIX
5 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
6 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
7 3 (15.79%) Big Data
7 3 (15.79%) Security Architecture
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle
8 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
8 2 (10.53%) SAP
8 2 (10.53%) UML
8 2 (10.53%) C
8 2 (10.53%) SQL
8 2 (10.53%) Finance
8 2 (10.53%) Publishing

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
1 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) LAN
1 6 (31.58%) VoIP
1 6 (31.58%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Big Data
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Linux
3 5 (26.32%) Windows 8
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Vista
3 5 (26.32%) UNIX
3 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (26.32%) TOGAF
3 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.79%) Security Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) UML
5 2 (10.53%) Coaching
5 2 (10.53%) SDLC
5 2 (10.53%) Network Design
5 2 (10.53%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) Business Development
5 2 (10.53%) Cyber Security
5 2 (10.53%) SABSA
6 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.26%) Content Management
6 1 (5.26%) Open Source
6 1 (5.26%) SOA
6 1 (5.26%) CRM
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CISSP
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) MCITP
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.26%) CCA
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.26%) XenApp
3 1 (5.26%) XenServer
3 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) VMware
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) SAP
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft