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

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 29 21 62
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +41
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 35 55 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 7.49% 9.93% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.01% 10.17% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 25 50 6
Average salary £60,000 £68,750 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.72% +5.76%
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.30%
Architect
East of 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 Suffolk 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
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
437 541 549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 93.58% 97.65% 98.04%
Number of salaries quoted 354 498 502
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,864 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Architect
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Architect Salary Trend in Suffolk

Architect
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

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

Architect Salary Histogram in Suffolk

Architect
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 20 November 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
Ipswich -6 32 £58,750 -12.96% 1
Stowmarket - 2 - -
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 32 (61.54%) Windows
2 28 (53.85%) SQL Server
3 27 (51.92%) Microsoft
4 26 (50.00%) SAN
5 21 (40.38%) Middleware
6 20 (38.46%) Firewall
7 19 (36.54%) IIS
8 18 (34.62%) Web Services
8 18 (34.62%) Active Directory
8 18 (34.62%) Clustering
8 18 (34.62%) Load Balancing
9 17 (32.69%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (32.69%) Identity Management
9 17 (32.69%) VMware
9 17 (32.69%) Citrix
9 17 (32.69%) LAN
9 17 (32.69%) WAN
9 17 (32.69%) NAS
9 17 (32.69%) SIEM
10 16 (30.77%) Benchmarking
10 16 (30.77%) Finance
10 16 (30.77%) Asset Management
10 16 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
10 16 (30.77%) Enterprise Architecture
11 15 (28.85%) UNIX
11 15 (28.85%) SQL
12 14 (26.92%) Linux
12 14 (26.92%) NoSQL
13 11 (21.15%) XML
13 11 (21.15%) SOA

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 19 (36.54%) IIS
2 6 (11.54%) Apache Pig
3 5 (9.62%) Tomcat
4 4 (7.69%) OpenStack
5 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.77%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (5.77%) WebSphere
5 3 (5.77%) JBoss
5 3 (5.77%) Apache
5 3 (5.77%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (5.77%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.92%) SaaS
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 26 (50.00%) SAN
2 20 (38.46%) Firewall
3 17 (32.69%) NAS
3 17 (32.69%) LAN
3 17 (32.69%) WAN
4 9 (17.31%) TCP/IP
4 9 (17.31%) VPN
4 9 (17.31%) DNS
5 3 (5.77%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (3.85%) Wireshark
6 2 (3.85%) LDAP
6 2 (3.85%) X.509
6 2 (3.85%) SSL
6 2 (3.85%) HTTP
6 2 (3.85%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 14 (26.92%) NoSQL
3 6 (11.54%) Big Data
3 6 (11.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 6 (11.54%) Hadoop
3 6 (11.54%) Apache Hive
3 6 (11.54%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.92%) DB2
5 1 (1.92%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Git (software)
1 5 (9.62%) Subversion
2 3 (5.77%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.77%) SoapUI
2 3 (5.77%) Gradle
2 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.85%) Fiddler
General
1 16 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Advertising
2 1 (1.92%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (40.38%) Middleware
2 18 (34.62%) Web Services
3 11 (21.15%) XML
4 8 (15.38%) JSON
4 8 (15.38%) REST
5 7 (13.46%) Java EE
5 7 (13.46%) Ajax
5 7 (13.46%) SOAP
6 6 (11.54%) jQuery
7 5 (9.62%) OSGi
7 5 (9.62%) Apache Camel
8 4 (7.69%) .NET
9 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET
9 3 (5.77%) HTML
9 3 (5.77%) Spring
9 3 (5.77%) WCF
9 3 (5.77%) AngularJS
9 3 (5.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (3.85%) SPNEGO
Miscellaneous
1 18 (34.62%) Clustering
2 10 (19.23%) Replication
3 5 (9.62%) DataPower
4 3 (5.77%) Open Source
4 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.77%) User Experience
5 2 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.85%) Cryptography
5 2 (3.85%) PKI
5 2 (3.85%) Robotics
5 2 (3.85%) Mechatronics
6 1 (1.92%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 32 (61.54%) Windows
2 15 (28.85%) UNIX
3 14 (26.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) Load Balancing
2 17 (32.69%) SIEM
2 17 (32.69%) Identity Management
3 16 (30.77%) Asset Management
3 16 (30.77%) Benchmarking
3 16 (30.77%) Enterprise Architecture
3 16 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
4 11 (21.15%) TOGAF
4 11 (21.15%) SOA
5 8 (15.38%) UML
6 7 (13.46%) OO
6 7 (13.46%) Information Security
6 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (13.46%) TDD
6 7 (13.46%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (13.46%) ITIL
7 6 (11.54%) Web Application Development
8 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (9.62%) Configuration Management
8 5 (9.62%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.85%) SQL
2 11 (21.15%) C#
3 10 (19.23%) Java
4 7 (13.46%) T-SQL
4 7 (13.46%) PowerShell
5 6 (11.54%) Groovy
6 5 (9.62%) Shell Script
7 4 (7.69%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.77%) Scala
9 2 (3.85%) Embedded C
9 2 (3.85%) Embedded C++
9 2 (3.85%) C
9 2 (3.85%) C++
10 1 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (5.77%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.92%) HND
3 1 (1.92%) Degree
System Software
1 18 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 17 (32.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.85%) Firmware
4 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.92%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (19.23%) Puppet
1 10 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.92%) Nagios
2 1 (1.92%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (51.92%) Microsoft
2 17 (32.69%) Citrix
2 17 (32.69%) VMware
3 6 (11.54%) Oracle
4 3 (5.77%) IBM
4 3 (5.77%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.85%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.92%) New Relic
6 1 (1.92%) Siemens