The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales 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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Architect
Rank 88 - 84
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 3 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.28% - 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% - 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 6
Average salary £60,000 - £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 - £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
Senior Architect
Wales

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 Wales 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 Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1042 1175 983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.20% 96.47% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 881 1049 908
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Senior Architect Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Senior Architect
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Senior Architect Salary Trend in South Wales

Senior Architect
Salary Histogram in South Wales

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

Senior Architect Salary Histogram in South Wales

Senior Architect
Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 20 October 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
(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
Cardiff - 2 £68,750 -
Bridgend - 1 £45,000 -
Senior Architect
Wales

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) FTP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) IPv4
2 2 (50.00%) IPv6
2 2 (50.00%) CCIE
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Red Gate
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) SQL

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) FTP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) IPv4
2 2 (50.00%) IPv6
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) IPsec
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Network Design
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCIE
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Red Gate
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft