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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Architect
Rank 778 810 807
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Architect 113 79 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.074% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.078% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 82 58 69
Average salary £55,000 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £52,400 £49,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £90,750 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-19.23% +13.04%

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
106380 101290 110833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.35% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 86308 84102 94334
Average salary £45,000 £43,164 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.25% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +9 108 £55,000 -15.38% 9
London 0 25 £72,500 -4.91% 3
East Midlands +10 23 £55,000 -21.42% 1
Leicestershire - 21 £55,000 - 1
Leicester - 19 £55,000 - 1
South West +1 16 £41,750 -35.76% 2
South East -7 14 £70,000 +13.36%
East of England -6 10 £52,500 +16.66% 1
West Yorkshire -18 9 £48,413 -24.05%
Yorkshire -32 9 £48,413 -24.05%
City of London +4 8 £75,000 +2.73% 2
Hertfordshire -11 7 £52,500 -
West Midlands -13 7 £29,265 -44.25%
Berkshire +12 6 £70,000 -
Gloucestershire - 6 £29,750 -
Tewkesbury - 6 £29,750 -
Bradford - 6 £47,500 -
Reading +9 5 - -
Swindon +6 4 - - 1
Scotland -2 4 £52,500 -
Wiltshire -3 4 - - 1
Somerset - 4 £53,750 - 1
Watford - 4 - -
Solihull - 4 £29,265 -
Bath - 4 £53,750 - 1
Cambridgeshire -4 3 £100,000 +122.22% 1
Cheshire -9 3 £32,000 -41.28%
North West -16 3 £32,000 -50.76% 2
Hampshire -19 3 £70,000 +13.36%
Leeds -21 3 £49,325 -6.04%

IT Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 55 (25.82%) Finance
2 43 (20.19%) TOGAF
3 42 (19.72%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (18.78%) Firewall
5 38 (17.84%) Degree
6 35 (16.43%) VMware
7 34 (15.96%) Information Security
7 34 (15.96%) Microsoft
8 33 (15.49%) Windows
9 32 (15.02%) Project Management
10 30 (14.08%) ITIL
11 29 (13.62%) Linux
11 29 (13.62%) Retail
11 29 (13.62%) VMware Infrastructure
12 28 (13.15%) Risk Management
13 25 (11.74%) Visualisation
13 25 (11.74%) Wireless
14 24 (11.27%) Oracle
14 24 (11.27%) Cisco
14 24 (11.27%) Legal
15 23 (10.80%) Enterprise Architecture
16 22 (10.33%) CISSP
16 22 (10.33%) Change Management
17 20 (9.39%) ERP
18 19 (8.92%) Cisco Certification
18 19 (8.92%) Technical Architecture
19 18 (8.45%) Management Information System
19 18 (8.45%) CISM
19 18 (8.45%) Red Hat
19 18 (8.45%) CheckPoint

IT Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 15 (7.04%) Lync
2 5 (2.35%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.88%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.41%) IIS
4 3 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.94%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.47%) Apache
6 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.82%) MS Office
3 4 (1.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle ASCP
2 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle SCM
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.47%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.47%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.04%) PaaS
2 13 (6.10%) IaaS
3 7 (3.29%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.94%) SaaS
4 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (18.78%) Firewall
2 25 (11.74%) Wireless
3 16 (7.51%) WAN
4 15 (7.04%) LAN
5 10 (4.69%) Internet
6 7 (3.29%) SAN
7 5 (2.35%) Network Security
7 5 (2.35%) TCP/IP
7 5 (2.35%) DNS
8 3 (1.41%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (0.94%) Intranet
9 2 (0.94%) VPN
9 2 (0.94%) DHCP
9 2 (0.94%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.47%) VLAN
10 1 (0.47%) NAS
10 1 (0.47%) SSH
10 1 (0.47%) HTTP
10 1 (0.47%) VoIP
10 1 (0.47%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.47%) Big Data
2 1 (0.47%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (0.47%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1 (0.47%) jMock
1 1 (0.47%) JUnit
1 1 (0.47%) PowerDesigner
General
1 55 (25.82%) Finance
2 29 (13.62%) Retail
3 24 (11.27%) Legal
4 17 (7.98%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.76%) Banking
6 7 (3.29%) Back Office
7 6 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (2.82%) Marketing
8 5 (2.35%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.41%) Advertising
9 3 (1.41%) Law
10 2 (0.94%) Automotive
10 2 (0.94%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.47%) International Banking
11 1 (0.47%) German Language
11 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.35%) .NET
2 4 (1.88%) Web Services
3 2 (0.94%) WSDL
3 2 (0.94%) J2EE
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.47%) Spring
4 1 (0.47%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 42 (19.72%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (11.74%) Visualisation
3 18 (8.45%) Management Information System
4 16 (7.51%) Data Integration
5 14 (6.57%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.29%) Internet of Things
6 7 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.29%) User Experience
7 4 (1.88%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.41%) Reference Data
8 3 (1.41%) Clustering
8 3 (1.41%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.94%) FlexPod
9 2 (0.94%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.47%) CMDB
10 1 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.47%) Economics
10 1 (0.47%) e-Health
10 1 (0.47%) EPoS
10 1 (0.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 33 (15.49%) Windows
2 29 (13.62%) Linux
3 14 (6.57%) UNIX
4 8 (3.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.41%) Solaris
5 3 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.47%) Debian
7 1 (0.47%) AIX
7 1 (0.47%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (20.19%) TOGAF
2 34 (15.96%) Information Security
3 32 (15.02%) Project Management
4 30 (14.08%) ITIL
5 28 (13.15%) Risk Management
6 23 (10.80%) Enterprise Architecture
7 22 (10.33%) Change Management
8 20 (9.39%) ERP
9 19 (8.92%) Technical Architecture
10 18 (8.45%) Security Architecture
11 17 (7.98%) Zachman Framework
12 15 (7.04%) Migration
12 15 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (6.10%) E-Commerce
14 11 (5.16%) IT Governance
14 11 (5.16%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (5.16%) PRINCE2
15 10 (4.69%) Quality Management
15 10 (4.69%) Supplier Management
16 9 (4.23%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 17 (7.98%) SQL
2 12 (5.63%) Java
3 7 (3.29%) Python
4 2 (0.94%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.47%) C
5 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (17.84%) Degree
2 22 (10.33%) CISSP
3 19 (8.92%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (8.45%) CISM
5 15 (7.04%) CCNA
6 5 (2.35%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.35%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.41%) MCSE
8 3 (1.41%) CCNP
8 3 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.94%) CEH
9 2 (0.94%) CITP
9 2 (0.94%) MBCS
10 1 (0.47%) MCTS
10 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.47%) MBA
10 1 (0.47%) CCSE
10 1 (0.47%) MCSD
10 1 (0.47%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.51%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.94%) QA
2 2 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.47%) Basel III
3 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 29 (13.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (7.04%) Hyper-V
3 12 (5.63%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.88%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.47%) UAG
5 1 (0.47%) vSphere
5 1 (0.47%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.47%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (1.41%) SCCM
1 3 (1.41%) Puppet
2 2 (0.94%) Cobbler
3 1 (0.47%) Nagios
3 1 (0.47%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 35 (16.43%) VMware
2 34 (15.96%) Microsoft
3 24 (11.27%) Oracle
3 24 (11.27%) Cisco
4 18 (8.45%) Red Hat
4 18 (8.45%) CheckPoint
5 16 (7.51%) SAP
6 14 (6.57%) HP
7 12 (5.63%) ProCurve
8 9 (4.23%) Citrix
9 6 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.88%) NetApp
10 4 (1.88%) IBM
11 3 (1.41%) Blue Coat
11 3 (1.41%) Siebel
12 2 (0.94%) F5
12 2 (0.94%) Sage
12 2 (0.94%) Juniper
12 2 (0.94%) Intel
12 2 (0.94%) Altiris
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