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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Architect
Rank 792 779 823
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +44
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Architect 102 101 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.093% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.099% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 71 67 58
Average salary £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £50,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £98,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £58,500 £63,750
% change year-on-year
-5.98% -8.23%

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
108241 101899 112522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.25% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 87515 84514 96083
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 2014 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 August 2014. 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 -54 96 £61,250 -5.76% 10
London -17 31 £72,250 -8.25% 5
East Midlands +7 18 £55,000 -21.42% 2
Leicestershire - 15 £55,000 - 1
South West +3 11 £31,000 -52.30% 1
East of England -10 11 £100,000 +122.22% 1
Leicester - 10 £55,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 9 £31,000 -
Hertfordshire -1 8 - -
West Yorkshire -18 8 £47,500 -25.49%
Yorkshire -29 8 £47,500 -25.49%
City of London +5 7 £71,500 - 2
Watford - 7 - -
Tewkesbury - 6 £29,750 -
West Midlands +1 5 £29,265 -44.25%
South East -48 5 £71,250 +25.55%
Bradford - 5 £47,500 -
Scotland -3 4 £55,000 - 3
Solihull - 4 £29,265 -
Berkshire +3 3 - -
Reading -2 3 - -
Cambridgeshire -10 3 £100,000 +122.22% 1
North West -15 3 £32,000 -50.76% 1
Leeds -26 3 £49,325 -6.04%
Glasgow - 3 £60,000 - 2
Cambridge - 3 £100,000 -
Cheltenham - 3 £62,500 -
Cheshire - 3 £32,000 -
Nottinghamshire -2 2 £56,250 +25.00% 1
Nottingham -3 2 £56,250 +25.00% 1

IT Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 (26.54%) Finance
2 41 (19.43%) Degree
3 39 (18.48%) Firewall
3 39 (18.48%) TOGAF
4 37 (17.54%) Information Security
5 32 (15.17%) Microsoft
6 31 (14.69%) ITIL
6 31 (14.69%) Project Management
6 31 (14.69%) Retail
7 29 (13.74%) Linux
8 27 (12.80%) VMware
8 27 (12.80%) Change Management
9 26 (12.32%) Cisco
9 26 (12.32%) Visualisation
10 23 (10.90%) VMware Infrastructure
11 22 (10.43%) Wireless
11 22 (10.43%) Zachman Framework
11 22 (10.43%) Windows
12 21 (9.95%) Cisco Certification
13 20 (9.48%) CheckPoint
13 20 (9.48%) Oracle
13 20 (9.48%) PaaS
14 19 (9.00%) Legal
14 19 (9.00%) Management Information System
14 19 (9.00%) CISSP
14 19 (9.00%) Red Hat
15 18 (8.53%) ERP
15 18 (8.53%) LAN
15 18 (8.53%) WAN
15 18 (8.53%) Banking

IT Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 12 (5.69%) Lync
2 3 (1.42%) IIS
2 3 (1.42%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.42%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.95%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.47%) Apache
4 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (5.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.42%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.42%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (1.42%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.95%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.47%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle SCM
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle ASCP
3 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.48%) PaaS
2 16 (7.58%) IaaS
3 8 (3.79%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.37%) SaaS
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (18.48%) Firewall
2 22 (10.43%) Wireless
3 18 (8.53%) LAN
3 18 (8.53%) WAN
4 13 (6.16%) Internet
5 9 (4.27%) SAN
6 6 (2.84%) Network Security
7 4 (1.90%) DNS
7 4 (1.90%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.42%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (0.95%) VPN
9 2 (0.95%) DHCP
9 2 (0.95%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.95%) HTTP
9 2 (0.95%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.95%) Intranet
10 1 (0.47%) SSL
10 1 (0.47%) IPsec
10 1 (0.47%) SSH
10 1 (0.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.47%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.47%) Big Data
3 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.47%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 1 (0.47%) JUnit
1 1 (0.47%) PowerDesigner
1 1 (0.47%) jMock
General
1 56 (26.54%) Finance
2 31 (14.69%) Retail
3 19 (9.00%) Legal
4 18 (8.53%) Banking
5 13 (6.16%) Telecoms
6 10 (4.74%) Investment Banking
7 7 (3.32%) International Banking
8 5 (2.37%) Marketing
9 4 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.42%) Law
11 2 (0.95%) Back Office
11 2 (0.95%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.95%) Advertising
11 2 (0.95%) Local Government
11 2 (0.95%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.47%) German Language
12 1 (0.47%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.84%) .NET
2 3 (1.42%) J2EE
2 3 (1.42%) Web Services
3 2 (0.95%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.47%) SAML
4 1 (0.47%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.47%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.32%) Visualisation
2 19 (9.00%) Management Information System
3 18 (8.53%) Data Integration
4 12 (5.69%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.32%) Internet of Things
6 4 (1.90%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (1.90%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.42%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.42%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.95%) FlexPod
8 2 (0.95%) Clustering
9 1 (0.47%) e-Health
9 1 (0.47%) Economics
9 1 (0.47%) EPoS
9 1 (0.47%) NHS
9 1 (0.47%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.47%) DTV
9 1 (0.47%) Open Source
9 1 (0.47%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 29 (13.74%) Linux
2 22 (10.43%) Windows
3 8 (3.79%) UNIX
4 4 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.42%) Solaris
6 2 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.47%) Debian
7 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (18.48%) TOGAF
2 37 (17.54%) Information Security
3 31 (14.69%) ITIL
3 31 (14.69%) Project Management
4 27 (12.80%) Change Management
5 22 (10.43%) Zachman Framework
6 18 (8.53%) ERP
7 15 (7.11%) Risk Management
7 15 (7.11%) Security Architecture
8 14 (6.64%) Technical Architecture
8 14 (6.64%) E-Commerce
9 11 (5.21%) Data Architecture
9 11 (5.21%) IT Governance
10 10 (4.74%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (4.74%) Supplier Management
10 10 (4.74%) SOA
11 9 (4.27%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (4.27%) PRINCE2
12 8 (3.79%) Data Modelling
12 8 (3.79%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.16%) Java
2 8 (3.79%) SQL
3 7 (3.32%) Python
4 2 (0.95%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.47%) VBScript
5 1 (0.47%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (19.43%) Degree
2 21 (9.95%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (9.00%) CISSP
4 17 (8.06%) CCNA
5 16 (7.58%) CISM
6 7 (3.32%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.37%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.37%) MCSE
8 4 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.42%) CCNP
9 3 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.42%) MCSA
9 3 (1.42%) MCTS
10 2 (0.95%) MBCS
10 2 (0.95%) CITP
10 2 (0.95%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.95%) CEH
11 1 (0.47%) MBA
11 1 (0.47%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.16%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.95%) QA
3 1 (0.47%) Basel III
3 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (10.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (7.58%) Hyper-V
3 12 (5.69%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.42%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (1.42%) UAG
5 1 (0.47%) vCloud
5 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.47%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.47%) SRDF
5 1 (0.47%) vSphere
5 1 (0.47%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.42%) SCCM
1 3 (1.42%) Puppet
2 2 (0.95%) Cobbler
3 1 (0.47%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (0.47%) Nagios
Vendors
1 32 (15.17%) Microsoft
2 27 (12.80%) VMware
3 26 (12.32%) Cisco
4 20 (9.48%) Oracle
4 20 (9.48%) CheckPoint
5 19 (9.00%) Red Hat
6 16 (7.58%) HP
7 15 (7.11%) SAP
8 12 (5.69%) ProCurve
9 8 (3.79%) Citrix
10 5 (2.37%) NetApp
11 4 (1.90%) IBM
11 4 (1.90%) Siebel
11 4 (1.90%) Blue Coat
11 4 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.42%) ATG
12 3 (1.42%) Intel
12 3 (1.42%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.42%) Dell
13 2 (0.95%) Juniper
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus + top bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + pension + shares +++
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Bank of England
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Bank Of England
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago