The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Architect
Rank 370 350 348
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 72 101 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.45% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.47% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 58 77 65
Average salary £61,250 £67,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.25% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £76,000 £76,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -7.40%
Senior 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
20035 21405 20219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.57% 94.86% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16668 16840 16661
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Senior Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Senior Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Senior Architect
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Senior Architect Salary Trend in the South East

Senior Architect
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Architect across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Senior Architect Salary Histogram in the South East

Senior 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 Senior Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Hampshire +37 25 £57,500 -4.16%
Surrey +11 17 £63,750 -8.92% 1
Berkshire -23 13 £57,500 -11.53% 2
Oxfordshire -1 5 £65,000 -3.70% 1
Buckinghamshire -24 5 £70,000 +14.75%
East Sussex - 5 £50,000 -
West Sussex -10 1 £75,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £75,000 -
Senior Architect
England

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title.

1 43 (23.63%) Finance
2 35 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (18.13%) Firewall
4 32 (17.58%) C#
4 32 (17.58%) LAN
5 31 (17.03%) Cisco
6 28 (15.38%) WAN
6 28 (15.38%) TOGAF
7 26 (14.29%) Oracle
8 25 (13.74%) .NET
8 25 (13.74%) Cisco Certification
8 25 (13.74%) Juniper
9 23 (12.64%) Microsoft
10 22 (12.09%) SQL
10 22 (12.09%) VPN
11 21 (11.54%) Java
11 21 (11.54%) CCIE
11 21 (11.54%) CheckPoint
12 20 (10.99%) CCNP
13 19 (10.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 18 (9.89%) Relational Database
14 18 (9.89%) Cloud Computing
14 18 (9.89%) Data Warehouse
14 18 (9.89%) Wireless
15 17 (9.34%) Telecoms
15 17 (9.34%) Enterprise Architecture
15 17 (9.34%) Fortinet
15 17 (9.34%) Ethical Hacking
15 17 (9.34%) Penetration Testing
15 17 (9.34%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.30%) SharePoint
1 6 (3.30%) Lync
2 5 (2.75%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.75%) IIS
3 4 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (2.20%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.20%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.65%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.10%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.10%) SAS
6 1 (0.55%) CMS
6 1 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (5.49%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.30%) MS Office
3 4 (2.20%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.10%) SPSS
5 1 (0.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.75%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (2.20%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.55%) Primavera
3 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.89%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.75%) Office 365
4 1 (0.55%) IaaS
4 1 (0.55%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.55%) SaaS
4 1 (0.55%) PaaS
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (18.13%) Firewall
2 32 (17.58%) LAN
3 28 (15.38%) WAN
4 22 (12.09%) VPN
5 18 (9.89%) Wireless
6 17 (9.34%) Wireless Security
7 14 (7.69%) MPLS
8 10 (5.49%) TCP/IP
9 9 (4.95%) Network Security
10 7 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (3.30%) BGP
11 6 (3.30%) Internet
12 5 (2.75%) DNS
12 5 (2.75%) FWSM
13 4 (2.20%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (2.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 4 (2.20%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 4 (2.20%) Unicast
13 4 (2.20%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (2.20%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.89%) Data Warehouse
1 18 (9.89%) Relational Database
2 12 (6.59%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.95%) Big Data
4 5 (2.75%) Hadoop
4 5 (2.75%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.65%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.10%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.10%) MySQL
6 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.10%) SQLPlus
6 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.10%) Spotfire
6 2 (1.10%) QlikView
6 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (5.49%) Git (software)
1 10 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (4.95%) Visual Studio
2 9 (4.95%) ERwin
3 5 (2.75%) Maven
3 5 (2.75%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.55%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 43 (23.63%) Finance
2 17 (9.34%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.95%) Banking
4 5 (2.75%) Marketing
5 4 (2.20%) Billing
5 4 (2.20%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.65%) Legal
6 3 (1.65%) Back Office
6 3 (1.65%) German Language
7 1 (0.55%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.55%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (13.74%) .NET
2 17 (9.34%) Web Services
2 17 (9.34%) 802.1X
3 13 (7.14%) RESTful
4 11 (6.04%) Spring
4 11 (6.04%) HTML
4 11 (6.04%) HTML5
5 10 (5.49%) ASP.NET
5 10 (5.49%) Middleware
6 9 (4.95%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (4.95%) jQuery
7 8 (4.40%) WCF
8 7 (3.85%) .NET Framework
9 6 (3.30%) XML
9 6 (3.30%) CSS
10 5 (2.75%) SOAP
10 5 (2.75%) XML Schema
10 5 (2.75%) Hibernate
10 5 (2.75%) Vaadin
11 4 (2.20%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 11 (6.04%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.04%) User Experience
3 9 (4.95%) RIA
3 9 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.30%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.65%) Kindle
7 3 (1.65%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.65%) Clustering
7 3 (1.65%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.10%) Replication
8 2 (1.10%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.10%) FMCG
8 2 (1.10%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.10%) GIS
9 1 (0.55%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.55%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.24%) Linux
2 6 (3.30%) UNIX
3 5 (2.75%) Windows
4 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.55%) CentOS
4 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (15.38%) TOGAF
3 17 (9.34%) Ethical Hacking
3 17 (9.34%) Penetration Testing
3 17 (9.34%) Enterprise Architecture
3 17 (9.34%) Security Hardening
4 16 (8.79%) SDLC
4 16 (8.79%) ITIL
4 16 (8.79%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (8.79%) Data Modelling
5 15 (8.24%) Waterfall
6 13 (7.14%) Load Balancing
6 13 (7.14%) Open Source
7 12 (6.59%) Kalman Filter
8 11 (6.04%) Software Architecture
8 11 (6.04%) V-Model
8 11 (6.04%) Software Engineering
9 10 (5.49%) Logistics
9 10 (5.49%) Product Management
9 10 (5.49%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (17.58%) C#
2 22 (12.09%) SQL
3 21 (11.54%) Java
4 7 (3.85%) Perl
5 4 (2.20%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.65%) PHP
7 2 (1.10%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.10%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.10%) R
7 2 (1.10%) C
7 2 (1.10%) C++
7 2 (1.10%) Python
7 2 (1.10%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (13.74%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (11.54%) CCIE
3 20 (10.99%) CCNP
4 12 (6.59%) Degree
5 5 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.20%) CCNA
6 4 (2.20%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.20%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.20%) VTSP
6 4 (2.20%) Check Point Certification
6 4 (2.20%) MCITP
7 3 (1.65%) CISSP
8 2 (1.10%) CCVP
8 2 (1.10%) JNCIP
8 2 (1.10%) JNCIE
8 2 (1.10%) OCP
8 2 (1.10%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.55%) CCDP
9 1 (0.55%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.14%) SLA
2 12 (6.59%) ISO 9001
3 11 (6.04%) PCI DSS
4 6 (3.30%) QA
5 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.65%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.10%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.10%) vSphere
4 1 (0.55%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.55%) UAG
4 1 (0.55%) vCloud
4 1 (0.55%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.55%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (9.34%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.10%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.55%) WSUS
3 1 (0.55%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 31 (17.03%) Cisco
2 26 (14.29%) Oracle
3 25 (13.74%) Juniper
4 23 (12.64%) Microsoft
5 21 (11.54%) CheckPoint
6 17 (9.34%) Fortinet
7 11 (6.04%) VMware
8 9 (4.95%) IBM
9 8 (4.40%) F5
10 5 (2.75%) Genesys
10 5 (2.75%) CA
11 4 (2.20%) EMC
11 4 (2.20%) SAP
12 3 (1.65%) HP
12 3 (1.65%) NetApp
13 2 (1.10%) CommVault
13 2 (1.10%) Avaya
13 2 (1.10%) Sun
13 2 (1.10%) Tableau
13 2 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
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