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 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
IT Architect
Rank 774 814 812
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Architect 116 105 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.089% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.094% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 77 59 56
Average salary £68,125 £62,925 £60,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.26% +4.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,500 £82,500 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £58,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.75%

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
103340 111175 103885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.51% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 85358 91120 86565
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 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 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
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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 +35 108 £67,500 +5.53% 17
London +27 35 £72,500 +3.57% 7
North West +29 16 £69,000 - 2
South East +32 15 £61,250 -24.61% 2
East of England -1 12 £72,500 - 1
South West -9 12 £62,000 -0.80%
West Midlands -10 11 £47,500 +14.47% 3
Manchester - 11 £69,000 - 2
Birmingham - 11 £47,500 - 3
City of London +46 9 £75,000 +4.89% 3
Cambridgeshire +13 8 - - 1
Harrow - 8 £72,500 -
Cambridge +20 7 - - 1
Cheshire +2 5 - -
East Midlands -5 5 £67,500 +22.72% 1
Derbyshire - 5 £67,500 -
Bristol - 5 £85,000 -
Derby - 5 £67,500 -
Bath +22 4 £52,500 -12.50%
Somerset +21 4 £52,500 -12.50%
Yorkshire +12 4 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 4 £42,000 -48.30% 1
Milton Keynes -16 4 £42,000 -48.30% 1
Bedfordshire - 4 - -
Berkshire - 4 £70,000 -
Crewe - 4 - -
Surrey +14 3 £57,500 - 1
West Yorkshire +5 3 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Wiltshire -12 3 £53,500 -22.42%
Bedford - 3 - -

IT Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 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 47 (25.13%) Finance
2 45 (24.06%) Security Architecture
3 40 (21.39%) Microsoft
4 37 (19.79%) Information Security
5 36 (19.25%) Windows
6 35 (18.72%) CISSP
7 33 (17.65%) VMware
7 33 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
8 30 (16.04%) TOGAF
9 28 (14.97%) Cisco
10 23 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (12.30%) Risk Management
10 23 (12.30%) Degree
11 21 (11.23%) Linux
11 21 (11.23%) LAN
11 21 (11.23%) Data Centre
12 20 (10.70%) WAN
12 20 (10.70%) ITIL
12 20 (10.70%) Retail
13 18 (9.63%) Service Delivery
13 18 (9.63%) QA
13 18 (9.63%) MS Excel
14 17 (9.09%) PRINCE2
14 17 (9.09%) Firewall
15 16 (8.56%) Active Directory
15 16 (8.56%) Project Management
16 14 (7.49%) SAN
16 14 (7.49%) SQL
16 14 (7.49%) Waterfall
17 13 (6.95%) SC Cleared

IT Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.74%) IIS
3 6 (3.21%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.21%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.07%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.07%) Apache
4 2 (1.07%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.53%) JBoss
5 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.53%) Lync
5 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
Applications
1 18 (9.63%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.81%) MS Office
3 4 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.07%) MS Project
4 2 (1.07%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.07%) Primavera
1 2 (1.07%) Teamcenter
1 2 (1.07%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.21%) SaaS
2 4 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.60%) PaaS
3 3 (1.60%) Office 365
4 2 (1.07%) IaaS
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.23%) LAN
2 20 (10.70%) WAN
3 17 (9.09%) Firewall
4 14 (7.49%) SAN
5 10 (5.35%) WLAN
6 4 (2.14%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.14%) VPN
6 4 (2.14%) Wireless
7 2 (1.07%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.07%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.07%) HSRP
7 2 (1.07%) VLAN
7 2 (1.07%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.07%) Network Security
7 2 (1.07%) NAS
7 2 (1.07%) DNS
7 2 (1.07%) DMZ
7 2 (1.07%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.07%) MPLS
7 2 (1.07%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.60%) DB2
3 3 (1.60%) MySQL
4 2 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.07%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.07%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.07%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.07%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (0.53%) Big Data
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.53%) OLTP
5 1 (0.53%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (1.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (1.07%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (0.53%) NuGet
2 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (25.13%) Finance
2 20 (10.70%) Retail
3 12 (6.42%) Banking
4 9 (4.81%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.67%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.60%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.60%) Legal
7 2 (1.07%) Billing
7 2 (1.07%) Marketing
8 1 (0.53%) French Language
8 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.53%) International Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Law
8 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.53%) Front Office
8 1 (0.53%) Back Office
8 1 (0.53%) Advertising
8 1 (0.53%) Publishing
8 1 (0.53%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.74%) .NET
2 6 (3.21%) J2EE
3 5 (2.67%) Middleware
4 3 (1.60%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.07%) HTML
5 2 (1.07%) CSS
5 2 (1.07%) Web Services
5 2 (1.07%) XML
5 2 (1.07%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.53%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.53%) WinForms
6 1 (0.53%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.53%) Spring
6 1 (0.53%) NHibernate
6 1 (0.53%) DOM
6 1 (0.53%) SOAP
6 1 (0.53%) DHTML
6 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.53%) Apache Axis
6 1 (0.53%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.23%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.42%) N-Tier
3 10 (5.35%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.28%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.21%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.67%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.60%) GIS
9 2 (1.07%) PMI
9 2 (1.07%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.07%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.07%) User Experience
9 2 (1.07%) Clustering
9 2 (1.07%) PKI
9 2 (1.07%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.53%) BYOD
10 1 (0.53%) Derivative
10 1 (0.53%) Spread Betting
10 1 (0.53%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.53%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 36 (19.25%) Windows
2 21 (11.23%) Linux
3 9 (4.81%) UNIX
4 6 (3.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.60%) AIX
7 2 (1.07%) HPUX
7 2 (1.07%) Solaris
8 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.53%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (24.06%) Security Architecture
2 37 (19.79%) Information Security
3 33 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
4 30 (16.04%) TOGAF
5 23 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (12.30%) Risk Management
6 20 (10.70%) ITIL
7 18 (9.63%) Service Delivery
8 17 (9.09%) PRINCE2
9 16 (8.56%) Project Management
10 14 (7.49%) Waterfall
11 13 (6.95%) Change Management
12 12 (6.42%) UML
13 11 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 10 (5.35%) Zachman Framework
14 10 (5.35%) Business Development
15 9 (4.81%) SOA
15 9 (4.81%) Disaster Recovery
15 9 (4.81%) Data Protection
15 9 (4.81%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.49%) SQL
2 10 (5.35%) Java
3 3 (1.60%) C
3 3 (1.60%) C#
4 2 (1.07%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.07%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.07%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.07%) VBA
4 2 (1.07%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.07%) Scala
5 1 (0.53%) VB6
5 1 (0.53%) VB
5 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.53%) ABAP
5 1 (0.53%) C++
5 1 (0.53%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 35 (18.72%) CISSP
2 23 (12.30%) Degree
3 13 (6.95%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.95%) Security Cleared
3 13 (6.95%) CISM
4 9 (4.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (4.81%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (3.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (3.74%) CCNP
6 4 (2.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (2.14%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.60%) CHFI
7 3 (1.60%) MCSE
7 3 (1.60%) MCSA
8 2 (1.07%) MCP
8 2 (1.07%) HND
8 2 (1.07%) CCNA
8 2 (1.07%) CCDP
8 2 (1.07%) MCITP
8 2 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.63%) QA
2 13 (6.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (4.28%) PCI DSS
4 6 (3.21%) COBIT
5 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (8.56%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.95%) Hyper-V
3 10 (5.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.07%) XenApp
5 1 (0.53%) SRDF
5 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.53%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.07%) SCCM
2 1 (0.53%) Control-M
Vendors
1 40 (21.39%) Microsoft
2 33 (17.65%) VMware
3 28 (14.97%) Cisco
4 13 (6.95%) Oracle
5 9 (4.81%) IBM
6 6 (3.21%) HP
6 6 (3.21%) Citrix
7 5 (2.67%) SAP
8 4 (2.14%) Altiris
8 4 (2.14%) Splunk
8 4 (2.14%) ArcSight
9 3 (1.60%) NetApp
9 3 (1.60%) EMC
10 2 (1.07%) Ariba
10 2 (1.07%) Veeam
10 2 (1.07%) 3PAR
10 2 (1.07%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.07%) Symantec
11 1 (0.53%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.53%) Red Hat
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