The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Architect
Rank 439 412 426
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Architect 4 27 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.018% 0.12% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.13% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 2 17 11
Average salary £71,250 £55,000 £76,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.54% -28.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £42,684 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,250 £77,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £56,750 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-3.08% -9.20%
IT Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21093 20797 22222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.72% 95.10% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 16614 17166 18964
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

IT Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

IT Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

IT Architect
Salary Trend in the South East

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

IT Architect Salary Trend in the South East

IT Architect
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Architect across the South East region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

IT Architect Salary Histogram in the South East

IT Architect
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
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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
Berkshire -12 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -3 1 £80,000 +87.42%
Hampshire -18 1 £62,500 +6.83%
IT Architect
England

IT Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited IT 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 IT Architect in their job title.

1 5 (23.81%) VMware
1 5 (23.81%) SAN
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds
3 3 (14.29%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (14.29%) MCTS
3 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 3 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 3 (14.29%) HP
3 3 (14.29%) Dell
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 3 (14.29%) MCSE
3 3 (14.29%) MCSA
3 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 3 (14.29%) UAG
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.52%) Puppet
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (9.52%) Identity Management

IT Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited IT 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 IT Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Legal
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) RMADS
2 1 (4.76%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Solaris
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
1 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
1 3 (14.29%) ITIL
1 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
1 3 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
1 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (9.52%) Identity Management
2 2 (9.52%) Migration
3 1 (4.76%) Information Security
3 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
3 1 (4.76%) Information Assurance
3 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) MCSE
3 3 (14.29%) MCSA
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (14.29%) MCTS
4 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 3 (14.29%) Forefront TMG
1 3 (14.29%) UAG
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Puppet
1 2 (9.52%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) VMware
2 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds
2 3 (14.29%) HP
2 3 (14.29%) Dell
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft