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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Architect
Rank 795 801 822
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +21
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Architect 88 106 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.090% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.095% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 55 65 48
Average salary £65,000 £70,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £100,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £63,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-1.57% +27.00%

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
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 £27,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +21 87 £65,625 -6.25% 13
London +30 32 £75,000 +6.00% 7
South East +7 19 £62,500 -16.66%
City of London +45 14 £75,000 +11.11% 1
East of England +15 14 £72,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire +17 11 - -
Cambridge +30 10 - -
West Midlands 0 10 £51,250 -8.06% 1
Birmingham -4 10 £51,250 -26.78% 1
North West +5 8 £61,858 +23.71% 3
South West -6 8 £57,500 -8.62% 1
Bedfordshire - 8 - - 1
Cheshire +3 7 £61,215 +22.43% 2
Buckinghamshire -4 7 - -
Milton Keynes -18 7 - -
Bedford - 7 - -
Crewe - 6 £61,250 -
Berkshire - 6 £73,750 -
Hampshire +1 4 £58,750 -15.46%
Wiltshire -3 4 - -
Harrow - 4 £72,500 - 1
Surrey +18 3 £62,500 -16.66%
Cheltenham +7 3 £56,250 - 1
Gloucestershire -8 3 £56,250 - 1
Reading - 3 £62,500 -
West Yorkshire +13 2 £55,000 +15.78%
Leeds +13 2 £55,000 -21.42%
Yorkshire +1 2 £55,000 +15.78%
Midlands - 2 £65,000 -
Leatherhead - 2 £62,500 -

IT Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 42 (28.97%) Finance
2 31 (21.38%) Security Architecture
3 29 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 29 (20.00%) VMware
4 28 (19.31%) Windows
5 24 (16.55%) Microsoft
6 23 (15.86%) CISSP
7 21 (14.48%) Cisco
8 20 (13.79%) Information Security
8 20 (13.79%) Enterprise Architecture
9 17 (11.72%) LAN
10 16 (11.03%) Linux
11 15 (10.34%) WAN
11 15 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (9.66%) Degree
12 14 (9.66%) ITIL
12 14 (9.66%) PRINCE2
13 13 (8.97%) Oracle
13 13 (8.97%) SAN
13 13 (8.97%) Service Delivery
13 13 (8.97%) QA
13 13 (8.97%) Retail
13 13 (8.97%) Risk Management
13 13 (8.97%) Security Cleared
13 13 (8.97%) SC Cleared
14 12 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (8.28%) SQL
15 11 (7.59%) MS Excel
16 10 (6.90%) WLAN
16 10 (6.90%) SOA

IT Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (4.83%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.07%) IIS
4 2 (1.38%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.38%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.69%) AquaLogic Service Bus
5 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.69%) Lync
5 1 (0.69%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (0.69%) AquaLogic
5 1 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.69%) JBoss
5 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.69%) Apache
5 1 (0.69%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.69%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 11 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.69%) MS Project
3 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.38%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.69%) AquaLogic BPM
2 1 (0.69%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.69%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.76%) SaaS
1 4 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.07%) Office 365
3 1 (0.69%) PaaS
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.72%) LAN
2 15 (10.34%) WAN
3 13 (8.97%) SAN
4 10 (6.90%) WLAN
5 8 (5.52%) Firewall
6 5 (3.45%) Wireless
7 4 (2.76%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.07%) VPN
9 2 (1.38%) MPLS
9 2 (1.38%) OSPF
9 2 (1.38%) BGP
9 2 (1.38%) DNS
9 2 (1.38%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.38%) Network Security
9 2 (1.38%) VLAN
9 2 (1.38%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.38%) Unified Communications
9 2 (1.38%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.38%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (1.38%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.38%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.38%) MySQL
3 2 (1.38%) DB2
3 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.69%) Big Data
4 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.38%) LoadRunner
1 2 (1.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.69%) NuGet
2 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (28.97%) Finance
2 13 (8.97%) Retail
3 10 (6.90%) Financial Institution
3 10 (6.90%) Banking
4 9 (6.21%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.76%) International Banking
5 4 (2.76%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.07%) Legal
7 2 (1.38%) Marketing
7 2 (1.38%) Advertising
7 2 (1.38%) Games
7 2 (1.38%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.69%) Billing
8 1 (0.69%) Law
8 1 (0.69%) Front Office
8 1 (0.69%) Back Office
8 1 (0.69%) French Language
8 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.14%) .NET
2 3 (2.07%) .NET Framework
2 3 (2.07%) Middleware
3 2 (1.38%) Web Services
3 2 (1.38%) J2EE
3 2 (1.38%) Spring
4 1 (0.69%) HTML5
4 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.69%) RichFaces
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.69%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.69%) Backbone.js
4 1 (0.69%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (0.69%) WinForms
4 1 (0.69%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.69%) NHibernate
4 1 (0.69%) WCF
4 1 (0.69%) Apache Axis
4 1 (0.69%) Spring MVC
4 1 (0.69%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.52%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.52%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.76%) Mainframe
4 4 (2.76%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.07%) Open Source
5 3 (2.07%) GIS
6 2 (1.38%) Clustering
7 1 (0.69%) User Experience
7 1 (0.69%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.69%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.69%) PKI
7 1 (0.69%) Derivative
7 1 (0.69%) Spread Betting
7 1 (0.69%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.69%) Online Games
7 1 (0.69%) Online Gambling
7 1 (0.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 28 (19.31%) Windows
2 16 (11.03%) Linux
3 8 (5.52%) UNIX
4 5 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.38%) AIX
6 2 (1.38%) HPUX
6 2 (1.38%) Solaris
7 1 (0.69%) zOS
7 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.38%) Security Architecture
2 29 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 20 (13.79%) Information Security
3 20 (13.79%) Enterprise Architecture
4 15 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (9.66%) ITIL
5 14 (9.66%) PRINCE2
6 13 (8.97%) Service Delivery
6 13 (8.97%) Risk Management
7 10 (6.90%) SOA
7 10 (6.90%) Zachman Framework
8 9 (6.21%) Waterfall
8 9 (6.21%) Project Management
9 7 (4.83%) SABSA
9 7 (4.83%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (4.83%) E-Commerce
9 7 (4.83%) UML
10 6 (4.14%) Service Management
10 6 (4.14%) Asset Management
10 6 (4.14%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.28%) SQL
2 6 (4.14%) Java
3 4 (2.76%) C
4 3 (2.07%) C#
5 2 (1.38%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.38%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.69%) VB6
6 1 (0.69%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.69%) C++
6 1 (0.69%) COBOL
6 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.69%) VB
6 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (15.86%) CISSP
2 14 (9.66%) Degree
3 13 (8.97%) Security Cleared
3 13 (8.97%) SC Cleared
4 9 (6.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (4.83%) CISM
5 7 (4.83%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (3.45%) DV Cleared
7 5 (3.45%) CCNP
8 3 (2.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.07%) CHFI
8 3 (2.07%) MCSE
8 3 (2.07%) MCSA
9 2 (1.38%) CCNA
9 2 (1.38%) CCDP
9 2 (1.38%) MCP
10 1 (0.69%) CEH
10 1 (0.69%) MCITP
10 1 (0.69%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.97%) QA
2 7 (4.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.45%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.07%) COBIT
5 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.52%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.38%) XenApp
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) SCCM
1 1 (0.69%) Control-M
Vendors
1 29 (20.00%) VMware
2 24 (16.55%) Microsoft
3 21 (14.48%) Cisco
4 13 (8.97%) Oracle
5 7 (4.83%) Citrix
6 6 (4.14%) HP
6 6 (4.14%) SAP
7 4 (2.76%) Altiris
8 3 (2.07%) Cognos
8 3 (2.07%) IBM
9 2 (1.38%) Symantec
9 2 (1.38%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.38%) Ariba
9 2 (1.38%) NetApp
9 2 (1.38%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.38%) Veeam
10 1 (0.69%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.69%) Splunk
10 1 (0.69%) ArcSight
10 1 (0.69%) Red Hat
Manchester
Williams and Glyn
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harrow, Middlesex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + £6k Car Allowance + 35% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Ricoh
Salary: £50k plus £10k bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Ricoh
Salary: £50k plus £10k bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Momentum
Salary: From £37,000 to £40,700 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London, United Kingdom
European Central Bank
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Gemini Consultants Ltd
Salary: £competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago