The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Sussex 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 11 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 3 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 6.67% 9.76% 7.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.32% 9.76% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 7
Average salary £45,250 £58,750 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.97% -9.61%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Architect
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sussex 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
Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41 41 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 91.11% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 23 32 64
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £42,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

Architect
Salary Trend in Sussex

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

Architect Salary Trend in Sussex

Architect
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Sussex 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 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) CEH
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Network Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) SIEM
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Splunk
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Sussex 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Network Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) SIEM
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) CEH
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Splunk