The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Slough 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 43 25 18
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -7
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 16 45 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 3.11% 7.04% 9.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.25% 7.32% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 36 49
Average salary £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £61,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +2.50%
Architect
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Slough 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
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
493 615 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 95.73% 96.24% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 436 531 479
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Architect
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Architect Salary Trend in Slough

Architect
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the Slough region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Slough

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 13 (44.83%) Cisco
1 13 (44.83%) Juniper
1 13 (44.83%) Network Security
2 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (24.14%) Finance
4 6 (20.69%) Brocade
4 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
4 6 (20.69%) HP
4 6 (20.69%) CCIE
4 6 (20.69%) SCCM
4 6 (20.69%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (17.24%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (17.24%) F5
5 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.24%) PCI DSS
5 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
5 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (17.24%) CCNA
5 5 (17.24%) DHCP
5 5 (17.24%) DNS
5 5 (17.24%) SSL
5 5 (17.24%) VMware
5 5 (17.24%) Data Security
5 5 (17.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (13.79%) Linux
6 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
6 4 (13.79%) Security Architecture
7 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 3 (10.34%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.90%) Lync
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (44.83%) Network Security
2 6 (20.69%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (17.24%) DHCP
3 5 (17.24%) DNS
3 5 (17.24%) SSL
4 1 (3.45%) Broadband
4 1 (3.45%) SAN
4 1 (3.45%) Internet
4 1 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) JIRA
1 3 (10.34%) Eclipse
1 3 (10.34%) WebLogic Workshop
1 3 (10.34%) Subversion
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Marketing
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) CSS
1 3 (10.34%) JSP
1 3 (10.34%) Web Services
1 3 (10.34%) XML
1 3 (10.34%) HTML
1 3 (10.34%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
1 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Linux
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (17.24%) Data Security
2 4 (13.79%) Security Architecture
3 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (10.34%) Project Management
3 3 (10.34%) Scrum
4 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.90%) SOA
4 2 (6.90%) SIEM
4 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.45%) Network Management
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.45%) Information Security
5 1 (3.45%) Content Management
5 1 (3.45%) Business Development
5 1 (3.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) Java
1 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (20.69%) CCIE
3 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
3 5 (17.24%) CCNA
4 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
4 3 (10.34%) CISSP
5 1 (3.45%) PCI QSA
5 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.45%) Degree
5 1 (3.45%) CISA
5 1 (3.45%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) PCI DSS
1 5 (17.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.45%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Cisco
1 13 (44.83%) Juniper
2 6 (20.69%) Brocade
2 6 (20.69%) HP
3 5 (17.24%) F5
3 5 (17.24%) VMware
4 3 (10.34%) JBoss
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle
5 2 (6.90%) TIBCO
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.90%) Fujitsu
6 1 (3.45%) Citrix
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