The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had IT Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Architect
Rank 696 797 822
Rank change year-on-year
+101 +25
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Architect 204 180 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 157 136 135
Median salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,100 £36,765
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £95,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +13.63%

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
92868 105229 112076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 78150 87307 90374
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

IT Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured IT Architect in the job title.

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 28 August 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +72 173 £72,500 +3.57% 17
London +50 74 £83,750 -1.47% 7
South East +54 39 £70,000 +16.66% 3
East Midlands +16 15 £61,500 -8.88%
South West -1 11 £80,000 +33.33% 1
West Midlands -4 11 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Surrey +36 10 £61,500 -3.90%
Yorkshire +24 10 £70,000 +43.58% 3
West Yorkshire +11 10 £70,000 +55.55% 2
Nottinghamshire +19 9 £61,500 -
Buckinghamshire +33 8 £72,500 +31.81%
Milton Keynes +31 8 £72,500 +31.81%
City of London +51 7 £90,000 - 2
North West +10 7 £77,500 +12.31% 1
Manchester -12 7 £77,500 +12.31% 1
Bradford - 7 £70,000 -
Weymouth - 7 £80,000 -
Dorset - 7 £80,000 -
Birmingham -21 6 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Oxfordshire - 6 £50,000 - 1
Hampshire +15 5 £73,500 +27.82% 1
South Wales +9 5 £52,500 -
Wales +5 5 £52,500 -
Abingdon - 5 - -
Staines - 5 - -
Scotland +16 4 £80,000 +6.66%
Warwickshire - 4 £56,250 -
Weybridge - 4 £61,500 -
Stansted - 4 £65,000 -
Canary Wharf - 4 £100,000 -

IT Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring IT Architect in the job title.

1 127 (31.36%) TOGAF
2 114 (28.15%) Finance
3 93 (22.96%) Security Architecture
4 73 (18.02%) Enterprise Architecture
5 63 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (15.56%) Microsoft
6 61 (15.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 60 (14.81%) Degree
7 60 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
8 59 (14.57%) SOA
9 58 (14.32%) QA
10 57 (14.07%) Security Cleared
10 57 (14.07%) Java
11 56 (13.83%) Presales
12 55 (13.58%) CISSP
13 53 (13.09%) Project Management
14 52 (12.84%) Service Management
14 52 (12.84%) Retail
15 51 (12.59%) Oracle
16 50 (12.35%) SC Cleared
17 49 (12.10%) ITIL
18 46 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
19 45 (11.11%) Information Security
20 44 (10.86%) Network Design
21 43 (10.62%) Big Data
21 43 (10.62%) Cybersecurity
21 43 (10.62%) CISM
22 42 (10.37%) SQL Server
23 40 (9.88%) Cisco
24 39 (9.63%) Windows

IT Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (3.46%) MS Exchange
2 9 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
2 9 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.48%) Apache
3 6 (1.48%) IIS
3 6 (1.48%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (1.23%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (0.74%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.25%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.25%) CMS
8 1 (0.25%) Confluence
8 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.25%) JBoss
8 1 (0.25%) nginx
8 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (2.96%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.73%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.23%) MS Office
3 5 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.73%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 36 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (5.93%) SaaS
3 19 (4.69%) Office 365
4 16 (3.95%) IaaS
5 15 (3.70%) PaaS
6 7 (1.73%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.23%) Yammer
8 2 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.49%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.49%) Force.com
8 2 (0.49%) Heroku
9 1 (0.25%) HP Helion
9 1 (0.25%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.25%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 33 (8.15%) LAN
1 33 (8.15%) WAN
2 26 (6.42%) Network Security
3 25 (6.17%) Firewall
4 19 (4.69%) SAN
5 12 (2.96%) VPN
6 11 (2.72%) NAS
7 10 (2.47%) HTTPS
8 9 (2.22%) FCoE
8 9 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
8 9 (2.22%) Multicast
9 6 (1.48%) DNS
10 4 (0.99%) DHCP
11 3 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.74%) Extranet
11 3 (0.74%) Intranet
11 3 (0.74%) LDAP
11 3 (0.74%) SSL
11 3 (0.74%) Wireless
12 2 (0.49%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (10.62%) Big Data
2 42 (10.37%) SQL Server
3 14 (3.46%) Relational Database
4 13 (3.21%) RDBMS
5 9 (2.22%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.48%) MySQL
7 5 (1.23%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.99%) OLTP
8 4 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.74%) OLAP
9 3 (0.74%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.49%) DB2
11 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (0.49%) ERwin
2 1 (0.25%) JIRA
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.25%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.25%) Subversion
2 1 (0.25%) Vagrant
General
1 114 (28.15%) Finance
2 52 (12.84%) Retail
3 27 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 21 (5.19%) Advertising
5 20 (4.94%) Banking
6 18 (4.44%) Legal
7 14 (3.46%) Manufacturing
8 12 (2.96%) Marketing
9 5 (1.23%) Back Office
9 5 (1.23%) Law
9 5 (1.23%) Publishing
10 2 (0.49%) Billing
10 2 (0.49%) Electronics
10 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.25%) Front Office
11 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (9.14%) .NET
2 21 (5.19%) Middleware
2 21 (5.19%) Web Services
3 11 (2.72%) RESTful
3 11 (2.72%) SOAP
3 11 (2.72%) XML
4 9 (2.22%) HTML
5 7 (1.73%) JMS
5 7 (1.73%) JSON
6 6 (1.48%) .NET Framework
7 5 (1.23%) CSS
7 5 (1.23%) REST
8 4 (0.99%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.99%) HTML5
8 4 (0.99%) Node.js
9 3 (0.74%) COM
9 3 (0.74%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (0.74%) Spring
9 3 (0.74%) Spring Integration
10 2 (0.49%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 60 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (7.90%) Management Information System
3 27 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 23 (5.68%) Mobile App
5 17 (4.20%) Data Centre
6 15 (3.70%) PMI
7 12 (2.96%) Public Cloud
8 9 (2.22%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.98%) Derivative
9 8 (1.98%) Equities
10 7 (1.73%) Fixed Income
10 7 (1.73%) PKI
11 6 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (1.48%) Security Operations Centre
12 5 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
13 4 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
14 3 (0.74%) EPoS
14 3 (0.74%) Informatics
14 3 (0.74%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 39 (9.63%) Windows
2 35 (8.64%) Linux
3 15 (3.70%) Windows Server
4 14 (3.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (3.21%) Solaris
5 13 (3.21%) Unix
6 5 (1.23%) Android
6 5 (1.23%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.23%) Windows Phone
6 5 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.99%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.99%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.74%) AIX
9 1 (0.25%) HPUX
9 1 (0.25%) SUSE
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (31.36%) TOGAF
2 93 (22.96%) Security Architecture
3 73 (18.02%) Enterprise Architecture
4 63 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (14.57%) SOA
6 56 (13.83%) Presales
7 53 (13.09%) Project Management
8 52 (12.84%) Service Management
9 49 (12.10%) ITIL
10 46 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
11 45 (11.11%) Information Security
12 44 (10.86%) Network Design
13 43 (10.62%) Cybersecurity
14 36 (8.89%) Technical Architecture
15 34 (8.40%) SABSA
16 30 (7.41%) Analytics
17 27 (6.67%) ERP
18 26 (6.42%) OO
19 25 (6.17%) Risk Management
20 22 (5.43%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 57 (14.07%) Java
2 36 (8.89%) SQL
3 21 (5.19%) C#
4 18 (4.44%) C
5 13 (3.21%) JavaScript
6 10 (2.47%) C++
7 5 (1.23%) Python
8 4 (0.99%) Perl
8 4 (0.99%) Ruby
9 3 (0.74%) Scala
10 2 (0.49%) Groovy
10 2 (0.49%) OCaml
10 2 (0.49%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 60 (14.81%) Degree
2 57 (14.07%) Security Cleared
3 55 (13.58%) CISSP
4 50 (12.35%) SC Cleared
5 43 (10.62%) CISM
6 18 (4.44%) CEH
6 18 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (3.70%) PMI Certification
8 13 (3.21%) CISA
9 11 (2.72%) CCNP
10 8 (1.98%) CLAS
10 8 (1.98%) SANS
11 7 (1.73%) GIAC
11 7 (1.73%) MCSE
11 7 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (1.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 4 (0.99%) CESG Certified Professional
13 4 (0.99%) EMC Certification
13 4 (0.99%) MBA
13 4 (0.99%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (15.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 58 (14.32%) QA
3 32 (7.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 20 (4.94%) PCI DSS
5 11 (2.72%) COBIT
6 4 (0.99%) SLA
7 2 (0.49%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.49%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.25%) JSP 440
System Software
1 24 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (4.69%) Active Directory
3 15 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.22%) NFS
4 9 (2.22%) SRDF
5 4 (0.99%) vCloud
5 4 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.74%) XenApp
7 2 (0.49%) vSphere
8 1 (0.25%) Docker
8 1 (0.25%) HDFS
8 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (0.99%) AirWatch
1 4 (0.99%) NetBackup
1 4 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (0.99%) Puppet
2 2 (0.49%) WSUS
3 1 (0.25%) Ansible
3 1 (0.25%) OpenView
3 1 (0.25%) SCCM
3 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.25%) vRealize
Vendors
1 63 (15.56%) Microsoft
2 51 (12.59%) Oracle
3 40 (9.88%) Cisco
4 37 (9.14%) VMware
5 22 (5.43%) Citrix
6 21 (5.19%) Salesforce.com
7 20 (4.94%) EMC
8 14 (3.46%) NetApp
8 14 (3.46%) Red Hat
8 14 (3.46%) webMethods
9 12 (2.96%) Google
9 12 (2.96%) IBM
9 12 (2.96%) SAP
10 10 (2.47%) Sophos
11 9 (2.22%) HP
11 9 (2.22%) Intel
12 7 (1.73%) Splunk
13 6 (1.48%) Software AG
14 5 (1.23%) 3PAR
14 5 (1.23%) Ab Initio
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Red Cross
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package, Health Care, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + plus bens
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £65,000 PA
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £65,000 PA
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £65,000 PA
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: c£90,000 plus 15% bonus and benefits (some flex)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + Total package upto 110k
Posted: 17 days ago
Bicester
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Sky Betting & Gaming
Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits (Healthcare, Pension, free Sky + HD and Broadband)
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Leeds
Sky Betting & Gaming
Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits (Healthcare, Pension, free Sky + HD and Broadband)
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Birmingham
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
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