The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Architect
Rank 767 821 790
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -31
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Architect 125 108 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.092% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.098% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 90 69 52
Average salary £69,000 £62,500 £60,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.40% +3.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £31,000 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,500 £99,250
UK excluding London average salary £68,750 £55,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +3.77%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IT Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Architect within the UK.

IT Architect Salary Trend in the UK

IT Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Architect over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 within the UK.

IT Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Architect
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 31 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
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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
England +32 115 £68,750 +10.00% 7
London +29 38 £72,500 +3.57% 5
North West +11 18 £69,000 +115.62%
East of England +7 15 £70,000 - 1
Manchester - 15 £69,000 -
South East +8 11 £52,500 -34.37%
City of London +26 10 £90,000 +25.87% 2
Cambridgeshire +22 9 £60,000 - 1
West Midlands -8 9 £45,000 +53.76%
South West -15 9 £73,500 +22.50%
Cambridge +17 8 £60,000 - 1
Birmingham - 8 £45,000 -
Yorkshire +8 7 £52,500 +10.52% 1
East Midlands -8 7 £67,500 +22.72%
West Yorkshire +13 6 £48,750 +2.63% 1
Derbyshire - 5 £67,500 -
Bristol - 5 £85,000 -
Harrow - 5 £72,500 -
Derby - 5 £67,500 -
Scotland +14 4 £75,000 +26.58%
Surrey +18 3 £52,500 -
Bath +14 3 £45,000 -25.00%
Somerset +11 3 £45,000 -25.00%
Glasgow +11 3 £75,000 +26.58%
Buckinghamshire +4 3 £48,500 -40.30%
Cheshire +1 3 - -
Milton Keynes -6 3 £48,500 -40.30%
Watford -6 3 £75,000 -
Hertfordshire -22 3 £75,000 -
Wiltshire -4 2 £53,500 -28.66%

IT Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited IT 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 IT Architect in their job title.

1 56 (27.86%) Finance
2 51 (25.37%) Security Architecture
3 47 (23.38%) Information Security
3 47 (23.38%) Microsoft
4 42 (20.90%) CISSP
4 42 (20.90%) Windows
5 41 (20.40%) Enterprise Architecture
6 36 (17.91%) TOGAF
7 34 (16.92%) VMware
8 29 (14.43%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (14.43%) Degree
8 29 (14.43%) Cisco
9 28 (13.93%) Data Centre
10 26 (12.94%) ITIL
11 25 (12.44%) Risk Management
12 23 (11.44%) Linux
13 22 (10.95%) LAN
14 21 (10.45%) WAN
14 21 (10.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 20 (9.95%) Firewall
15 20 (9.95%) MS Excel
15 20 (9.95%) SQL
16 19 (9.45%) Service Delivery
16 19 (9.45%) Retail
17 18 (8.96%) Project Management
18 17 (8.46%) Oracle
18 17 (8.46%) PRINCE2
18 17 (8.46%) Waterfall
19 16 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
19 16 (7.96%) UML

IT Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited IT 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 IT Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (5.47%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.48%) IIS
3 7 (3.48%) WebSphere
3 7 (3.48%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.49%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.00%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.50%) Apache
6 1 (0.50%) Lync
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 20 (9.95%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.97%) MS Office
3 4 (1.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.49%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Primavera
1 2 (1.00%) Teamcenter
1 2 (1.00%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.48%) SaaS
2 4 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.49%) Office 365
4 2 (1.00%) IaaS
4 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.95%) LAN
2 21 (10.45%) WAN
3 20 (9.95%) Firewall
4 14 (6.97%) SAN
5 10 (4.98%) WLAN
6 7 (3.48%) TCP/IP
7 5 (2.49%) Network Security
8 4 (1.99%) VPN
8 4 (1.99%) Wireless
9 3 (1.49%) MPLS
9 3 (1.49%) DMZ
9 3 (1.49%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (1.00%) HSRP
10 2 (1.00%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.00%) NAS
10 2 (1.00%) DNS
10 2 (1.00%) OSPF
10 2 (1.00%) BGP
10 2 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.49%) Hadoop
3 4 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.49%) MySQL
5 2 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.00%) DB2
5 2 (1.00%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.50%) Big Data
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.50%) OLTP
6 1 (0.50%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (0.50%) NuGet
2 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 56 (27.86%) Finance
2 19 (9.45%) Retail
3 16 (7.96%) Banking
4 9 (4.48%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.99%) Legal
5 4 (1.99%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.99%) Back Office
6 3 (1.49%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.49%) Front Office
7 2 (1.00%) Publishing
7 2 (1.00%) Billing
8 1 (0.50%) Marketing
8 1 (0.50%) French Language
8 1 (0.50%) Games
8 1 (0.50%) Advertising
8 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.50%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.47%) .NET
2 6 (2.99%) J2EE
2 6 (2.99%) Middleware
3 3 (1.49%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.00%) HTML
4 2 (1.00%) CSS
4 2 (1.00%) Web Services
4 2 (1.00%) XML
4 2 (1.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.50%) WinForms
5 1 (0.50%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.50%) NHibernate
5 1 (0.50%) DOM
5 1 (0.50%) SOAP
5 1 (0.50%) DHTML
5 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.50%) WCF
5 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.50%) HTML5
5 1 (0.50%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.93%) Data Centre
2 16 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.97%) N-Tier
4 13 (6.47%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.99%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.49%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.49%) GIS
8 3 (1.49%) User Experience
9 2 (1.00%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.00%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.00%) PKI
9 2 (1.00%) PMI
9 2 (1.00%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.00%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.50%) Spread Betting
10 1 (0.50%) Clustering
10 1 (0.50%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.50%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 42 (20.90%) Windows
2 23 (11.44%) Linux
3 9 (4.48%) UNIX
4 8 (3.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.99%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.49%) AIX
8 1 (0.50%) HPUX
8 1 (0.50%) Solaris
8 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (25.37%) Security Architecture
2 47 (23.38%) Information Security
3 41 (20.40%) Enterprise Architecture
4 36 (17.91%) TOGAF
5 29 (14.43%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (12.94%) ITIL
7 25 (12.44%) Risk Management
8 19 (9.45%) Service Delivery
9 18 (8.96%) Project Management
10 17 (8.46%) PRINCE2
10 17 (8.46%) Waterfall
11 16 (7.96%) UML
11 16 (7.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 15 (7.46%) Zachman Framework
13 14 (6.97%) Change Management
14 12 (5.97%) SABSA
15 10 (4.98%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (4.98%) SOA
15 10 (4.98%) Risk Analysis
16 9 (4.48%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (9.95%) SQL
2 11 (5.47%) Java
3 5 (2.49%) Scala
4 3 (1.49%) C
4 3 (1.49%) C#
5 2 (1.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.00%) VBA
6 1 (0.50%) VB6
6 1 (0.50%) VB
6 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.50%) ABAP
6 1 (0.50%) C++
6 1 (0.50%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 42 (20.90%) CISSP
2 29 (14.43%) Degree
3 15 (7.46%) CISM
4 13 (6.47%) SC Cleared
4 13 (6.47%) Security Cleared
5 9 (4.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 9 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (3.48%) CCNP
7 4 (1.99%) SSCP
7 4 (1.99%) CEH
7 4 (1.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (1.99%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.49%) CHFI
8 3 (1.49%) MCSE
8 3 (1.49%) MCSA
9 2 (1.00%) MCP
9 2 (1.00%) HND
9 2 (1.00%) CCNA
9 2 (1.00%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (7.46%) QA
3 12 (5.97%) COBIT
4 9 (4.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (7.96%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.47%) Hyper-V
3 10 (4.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.00%) XenApp
5 1 (0.50%) SRDF
5 1 (0.50%) vSphere
5 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.00%) Control-M
1 2 (1.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (23.38%) Microsoft
2 34 (16.92%) VMware
3 29 (14.43%) Cisco
4 17 (8.46%) Oracle
5 12 (5.97%) IBM
6 7 (3.48%) Citrix
7 6 (2.99%) Splunk
7 6 (2.99%) ArcSight
8 5 (2.49%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.49%) SAP
9 4 (1.99%) Altiris
10 3 (1.49%) Tripwire
10 3 (1.49%) HP
10 3 (1.49%) EMC
10 3 (1.49%) Rapid7
10 3 (1.49%) LogRhythm
10 3 (1.49%) NetApp
11 2 (1.00%) Veeam
11 2 (1.00%) 3PAR
11 2 (1.00%) CheckPoint
West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Capgemini
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Competitive Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £1.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago