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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Architect
Rank 829 796 828
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +32
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Architect 63 100 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.089% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.094% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 39 70 46
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £91,000 £100,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%

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
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -22 60 £70,000 -3.44% 6
London +4 20 £73,750 -18.05% 2
South East -6 13 £75,750 +26.25%
East of England +21 12 £67,500 - 2
Bedfordshire - 10 £67,500 -
City of London +6 9 £77,500 +6.89% 1
South West -17 7 £55,000 +13.98% 2
North West +10 5 £61,215 +22.43%
Cheshire +7 5 £61,215 +22.43%
Birmingham -4 5 £75,000 +7.14%
West Midlands -29 5 £75,000 +50.00%
Norfolk - 5 - -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £102,500 -
Berkshire +5 4 £70,000 +27.27%
Hampshire +4 4 £80,000 +39.13%
Buckinghamshire +3 4 - -
Milton Keynes -1 4 - -
Warrington - 4 £61,215 -
Cambridge - 4 - -
Bedford - 4 - -
Wiltshire +7 3 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 3 £56,250 - 1
Cheltenham - 3 £56,250 - 1
Southampton - 3 £81,250 -
East Midlands +19 1 - -
Scotland +16 1 £61,500 -14.58% 1
Leeds +7 1 £55,000 -21.42%
Edinburgh +7 1 £61,500 -14.58% 1
Surrey +3 1 £102,500 +36.66%
Hertfordshire +1 1 £67,500 -

IT Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 46 (31.72%) Finance
2 35 (24.14%) TOGAF
3 29 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (15.86%) Oracle
5 21 (14.48%) Enterprise Architecture
6 20 (13.79%) SOA
6 20 (13.79%) VMware
7 19 (13.10%) Windows
8 17 (11.72%) SAP
8 17 (11.72%) Microsoft
8 17 (11.72%) Security Architecture
9 16 (11.03%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (8.97%) Project Management
10 13 (8.97%) CISSP
10 13 (8.97%) ITIL
10 13 (8.97%) SQL
11 12 (8.28%) Risk Management
11 12 (8.28%) Financial Institution
11 12 (8.28%) QA
11 12 (8.28%) Zachman Framework
11 12 (8.28%) Banking
12 10 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (6.90%) Information Security
12 10 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (6.90%) UNIX
13 9 (6.21%) Client/Server
13 9 (6.21%) ERP
13 9 (6.21%) Firewall
13 9 (6.21%) Manufacturing
13 9 (6.21%) Mainframe

IT Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 8 (5.52%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.76%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.07%) IIS
3 3 (2.07%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.38%) AquaLogic Service Bus
4 2 (1.38%) Lync
4 2 (1.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.38%) JBoss
4 2 (1.38%) Apache
4 2 (1.38%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.38%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (1.38%) WebLogic Integration
4 2 (1.38%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (1.38%) AquaLogic
5 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.07%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.76%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.38%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.38%) AquaLogic BPM
3 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.76%) SaaS
2 2 (1.38%) PaaS
2 2 (1.38%) Office 365
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.21%) Firewall
2 6 (4.14%) SAN
3 5 (3.45%) LAN
3 5 (3.45%) WAN
4 4 (2.76%) WLAN
5 3 (2.07%) Wireless
6 2 (1.38%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.38%) LDAP
6 2 (1.38%) DNS
6 2 (1.38%) SSL
7 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.69%) VPN
7 1 (0.69%) Broadband
7 1 (0.69%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.69%) Internet
7 1 (0.69%) Network Security
7 1 (0.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.76%) SAP BW
3 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.07%) DB2
4 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.38%) MySQL
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.69%) Big Data
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.38%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.69%) NuGet
2 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (31.72%) Finance
2 12 (8.28%) Financial Institution
2 12 (8.28%) Banking
3 9 (6.21%) Investment Banking
3 9 (6.21%) International Banking
3 9 (6.21%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.14%) Advertising
5 5 (3.45%) Retail
5 5 (3.45%) Legal
6 3 (2.07%) Marketing
6 3 (2.07%) Automotive
6 3 (2.07%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.69%) Back Office
8 1 (0.69%) Games
8 1 (0.69%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.07%) .NET
1 3 (2.07%) Spring
2 2 (1.38%) Apache Axis
2 2 (1.38%) Spring MVC
2 2 (1.38%) Web Services
2 2 (1.38%) Middleware
2 2 (1.38%) Hibernate
2 2 (1.38%) Spring Web Flow
2 2 (1.38%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (1.38%) RichFaces
3 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.69%) HTML5
3 1 (0.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (0.69%) Backbone.js
3 1 (0.69%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (0.69%) WinForms
3 1 (0.69%) DOM
3 1 (0.69%) WSDL
3 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.21%) Client/Server
2 9 (6.21%) Mainframe
3 8 (5.52%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.83%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.45%) Open Source
5 5 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.38%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.38%) PKI
6 2 (1.38%) Clustering
6 2 (1.38%) Spread Betting
7 1 (0.69%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.69%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.69%) GIS
7 1 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.69%) Derivative
7 1 (0.69%) Online Games
7 1 (0.69%) Online Gambling
7 1 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.10%) Windows
2 10 (6.90%) UNIX
3 7 (4.83%) Linux
4 6 (4.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.38%) AIX
7 2 (1.38%) HPUX
7 2 (1.38%) Solaris
8 1 (0.69%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (24.14%) TOGAF
2 21 (14.48%) Enterprise Architecture
3 20 (13.79%) SOA
4 17 (11.72%) Security Architecture
5 16 (11.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (8.97%) Project Management
6 13 (8.97%) ITIL
7 12 (8.28%) Risk Management
7 12 (8.28%) Zachman Framework
8 10 (6.90%) Information Security
8 10 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (6.21%) ERP
10 8 (5.52%) Service Delivery
10 8 (5.52%) Data Architecture
11 7 (4.83%) Service Management
11 7 (4.83%) PRINCE2
12 6 (4.14%) CRM
12 6 (4.14%) Technical Architecture
13 5 (3.45%) IT Governance
13 5 (3.45%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.97%) SQL
2 4 (2.76%) Java
2 4 (2.76%) C
3 2 (1.38%) C#
3 2 (1.38%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.38%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.69%) C++
4 1 (0.69%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 13 (8.97%) CISSP
2 9 (6.21%) Degree
3 7 (4.83%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.83%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.45%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.07%) CISM
5 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.38%) MCSE
6 2 (1.38%) MCSA
6 2 (1.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.38%) CHFI
6 2 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.69%) MCP
7 1 (0.69%) CCNP
7 1 (0.69%) CCNA
7 1 (0.69%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.28%) QA
2 6 (4.14%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.76%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.07%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.07%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.69%) XenApp
Vendors
1 23 (15.86%) Oracle
2 20 (13.79%) VMware
3 17 (11.72%) SAP
3 17 (11.72%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.83%) Cognos
4 7 (4.83%) Citrix
5 5 (3.45%) Cisco
6 4 (2.76%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.07%) IBM
7 3 (2.07%) HP
7 3 (2.07%) Altiris
8 2 (1.38%) Ariba
8 2 (1.38%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.69%) AlgoSec
9 1 (0.69%) Cyber-Ark
9 1 (0.69%) Symantec
9 1 (0.69%) NetApp
9 1 (0.69%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.69%) Veeam
9 1 (0.69%) 3PAR
City, London
LEXSTRA
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Wiltshire
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 24 days ago