The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Architect
Rank 231 224 207
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 9 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% 0.082% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.085% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 11
Average salary £65,000 £53,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.49% +2.88%
UK excluding London average salary £66,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
Lead 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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5660 5857 5070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.03% 95.86% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4762 4823 4465
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Lead Architect
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Lead Architect Salary Trend in the South West

Lead Architect
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Architect across the South West region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Lead Architect Salary Histogram in the South West

Lead Architect
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the South West region over the 3 months to 7 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
Wiltshire -10 4 £70,000 +30.84%
Somerset - 2 £65,000 -
Dorset - 1 £42,500 -
Lead Architect
England

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Lead 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 Lead Architect in their job title.

1 13 (65.00%) TOGAF
1 13 (65.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (45.00%) Zachman Framework
3 8 (40.00%) Matrix Management
3 8 (40.00%) Local Government
3 8 (40.00%) DoDAF
3 8 (40.00%) MODAF
4 6 (30.00%) Finance
5 5 (25.00%) ERP
5 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 5 (25.00%) Cisco
5 5 (25.00%) Firewall
5 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 4 (20.00%) McAfee
6 4 (20.00%) Sourcefire
6 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (20.00%) Juniper
6 4 (20.00%) F5
6 4 (20.00%) Line Management
7 3 (15.00%) ArchiMate
7 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (15.00%) SOA
7 3 (15.00%) Data Architecture
7 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (10.00%) Project Management
8 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (10.00%) SAP

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Lead 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 Lead Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (5.00%) PABX
3 1 (5.00%) Wireless
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) VoIP
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (40.00%) Local Government
2 6 (30.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) BYOD
2 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) TOGAF
1 13 (65.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (45.00%) Zachman Framework
3 8 (40.00%) DoDAF
3 8 (40.00%) MODAF
3 8 (40.00%) Matrix Management
4 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (25.00%) ERP
5 4 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (20.00%) Line Management
6 3 (15.00%) ArchiMate
6 3 (15.00%) Data Architecture
6 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (15.00%) SOA
6 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.00%) Project Management
7 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) MCSA
2 1 (5.00%) CCNP
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco
2 4 (20.00%) Juniper
2 4 (20.00%) McAfee
2 4 (20.00%) Sourcefire
2 4 (20.00%) F5
3 2 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (5.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
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