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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 43 31 38
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 17 37 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.19% 6.75% 4.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.26% 6.99% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 12 37 25
Average salary £57,500 £62,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £73,500 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +3.33%
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
399 529 674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 98.28% 96.53% 98.97%
Number of salaries quoted 350 495 614
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 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 21 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
(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 +1 14 £57,500 -
Stowmarket - 1 £47,500 -
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
2 16 (44.44%) Windows
3 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
4 13 (36.11%) Firewall
5 12 (33.33%) Java
5 12 (33.33%) SAN
6 10 (27.78%) Identity Management
6 10 (27.78%) SIEM
7 9 (25.00%) IIS
7 9 (25.00%) Web Services
7 9 (25.00%) UML
7 9 (25.00%) SOA
7 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 8 (22.22%) C#
8 8 (22.22%) .NET
8 8 (22.22%) Linux
8 8 (22.22%) LAN
8 8 (22.22%) WAN
8 8 (22.22%) Finance
8 8 (22.22%) TOGAF
9 7 (19.44%) UNIX
9 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
9 7 (19.44%) Citrix
9 7 (19.44%) Middleware
9 7 (19.44%) Benchmarking
9 7 (19.44%) VMware
9 7 (19.44%) Clustering
9 7 (19.44%) Asset Management
9 7 (19.44%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (19.44%) Enterprise Architecture

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 9 (25.00%) IIS
2 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.33%) Apache
4 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (5.56%) Apache Pig
5 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) SaaS
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) Firewall
2 12 (33.33%) SAN
3 8 (22.22%) LAN
3 8 (22.22%) WAN
4 7 (19.44%) NAS
5 5 (13.89%) VPN
6 4 (11.11%) DNS
6 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 3 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (8.33%) Network Security
8 2 (5.56%) Wireshark
8 2 (5.56%) Internet
8 2 (5.56%) X.509
8 2 (5.56%) LDAP
8 2 (5.56%) SSL
8 2 (5.56%) HTTP
8 2 (5.56%) Kerberos
9 1 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.56%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.56%) Apache Hive
4 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.56%) Big Data
4 2 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.78%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
1 3 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.56%) Subversion
2 2 (5.56%) Fiddler
2 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) Web Services
2 8 (22.22%) .NET
3 7 (19.44%) Middleware
4 6 (16.67%) Java EE
4 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 5 (13.89%) XML
6 4 (11.11%) WCF
7 3 (8.33%) HTML
7 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (5.56%) SPNEGO
8 2 (5.56%) jQuery
8 2 (5.56%) OAuth
8 2 (5.56%) REST
8 2 (5.56%) SOAP
8 2 (5.56%) Ajax
8 2 (5.56%) JSON
8 2 (5.56%) WSH
8 2 (5.56%) SAML
9 1 (2.78%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Clustering
2 4 (11.11%) Replication
3 3 (8.33%) N-Tier
3 3 (8.33%) Cryptography
4 2 (5.56%) PKI
4 2 (5.56%) Blog
4 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.78%) DataPower
5 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (44.44%) Windows
2 8 (22.22%) Linux
3 7 (19.44%) UNIX
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Identity Management
1 10 (27.78%) SIEM
2 9 (25.00%) SOA
2 9 (25.00%) UML
3 8 (22.22%) TOGAF
4 7 (19.44%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (19.44%) Asset Management
4 7 (19.44%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (19.44%) Load Balancing
4 7 (19.44%) Benchmarking
5 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 5 (13.89%) Service Management
7 4 (11.11%) ITIL
7 4 (11.11%) Information Security
7 4 (11.11%) TDD
7 4 (11.11%) DevOps
8 3 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
8 3 (8.33%) ETL
8 3 (8.33%) MVC
9 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) Java
2 8 (22.22%) C#
3 5 (13.89%) Shell Script
4 4 (11.11%) SQL
4 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.56%) Scala
5 2 (5.56%) Groovy
6 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.78%) XAML
6 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Sun Certification
2 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.78%) MCPD
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) MCP
3 1 (2.78%) MCSD
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.56%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) Puppet
1 7 (19.44%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.78%) Nagios
2 1 (2.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) Citrix
2 7 (19.44%) VMware
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle
3 3 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (5.56%) ForgeRock
5 1 (2.78%) New Relic
5 1 (2.78%) Dell