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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Architect
Rank 721 801 811
Rank change year-on-year
+80 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Architect 186 166 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 135 125 139
Median salary £72,500 £75,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £94,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £67,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +21.81%

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
91484 105195 110265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.25% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76513 87677 89230
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +72 164 £77,500 +3.33% 14
London +38 70 £80,000 -5.88% 5
South East +81 46 £72,500 +16.00% 1
Surrey +52 18 £72,500 +26.08% 1
South West +7 13 £82,500 +26.92%
West Midlands -18 11 £55,000 -8.33% 3
City of London +49 10 £85,000 -5.55% 2
East Midlands +22 9 £61,500 -5.38%
Oxfordshire - 7 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire - 7 - -
Berkshire +32 6 £90,000 +50.00%
Guildford - 6 £80,000 -
Warwickshire - 6 £56,250 - 1
Reading +24 5 £90,000 +71.42%
Hampshire +19 5 £52,000 -16.80%
Yorkshire +15 5 £70,000 +33.33% 1
Staines +1 5 - -
Abingdon - 5 - -
Buckinghamshire +20 4 £72,500 -3.33%
Kent +18 4 £65,000 -35.00%
Nottinghamshire +7 4 £61,500 -
South Wales +6 4 £52,500 -12.50%
West Yorkshire +4 4 £67,500 +28.57% 1
Wales +2 4 £52,500 -12.50%
North West -3 4 £77,500 +11.51% 1
Manchester -3 4 £77,500 +11.51%
Birmingham -26 4 £55,000 -15.38%
Weybridge - 4 £61,500 -
Stansted - 4 £65,000 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 4 £56,250 - 1

IT Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 119 (30.36%) TOGAF
2 93 (23.72%) Finance
3 82 (20.92%) Enterprise Architecture
4 69 (17.60%) Security Architecture
5 66 (16.84%) Degree
6 62 (15.82%) Microsoft
7 61 (15.56%) SOA
8 60 (15.31%) Java
9 59 (15.05%) QA
10 58 (14.80%) Analytical Skills
11 55 (14.03%) Agile Software Development
11 55 (14.03%) Project Management
12 53 (13.52%) Retail
13 51 (13.01%) Oracle
13 51 (13.01%) CISSP
14 50 (12.76%) SQL Server
15 48 (12.24%) Service Management
16 47 (11.99%) ITIL
17 46 (11.73%) Cisco
18 45 (11.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 43 (10.97%) Big Data
19 43 (10.97%) Information Security
19 43 (10.97%) Presales
20 41 (10.46%) Technical Architecture
21 40 (10.20%) VMware
21 40 (10.20%) Windows
22 39 (9.95%) Linux
23 38 (9.69%) Stakeholder Management
23 38 (9.69%) Security Cleared
24 37 (9.44%) .NET

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 (3.57%) Apache
1 14 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 10 (2.55%) IIS
3 9 (2.30%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (1.79%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (0.77%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.51%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.26%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.26%) CMS
8 1 (0.26%) Documentum
8 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.26%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.26%) JBoss
8 1 (0.26%) nginx
8 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (3.06%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.04%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.77%) MS Office
3 3 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.79%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 36 (9.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (6.63%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (5.87%) SaaS
4 15 (3.83%) IaaS
5 14 (3.57%) Office 365
6 13 (3.32%) PaaS
7 8 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.51%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.51%) Force.com
9 2 (0.51%) Heroku
10 1 (0.26%) HP Helion
10 1 (0.26%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.26%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.26%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.91%) LAN
1 31 (7.91%) WAN
2 28 (7.14%) Firewall
3 23 (5.87%) SAN
4 22 (5.61%) Network Security
5 13 (3.32%) VPN
6 11 (2.81%) HTTPS
6 11 (2.81%) NAS
7 10 (2.55%) DNS
8 9 (2.30%) FCoE
8 9 (2.30%) Fibre Channel
8 9 (2.30%) Multicast
9 8 (2.04%) DHCP
10 5 (1.28%) TCP/IP
11 4 (1.02%) LDAP
11 4 (1.02%) VoIP
11 4 (1.02%) WLAN
12 3 (0.77%) HTTP
12 3 (0.77%) Intranet
12 3 (0.77%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (12.76%) SQL Server
2 43 (10.97%) Big Data
3 15 (3.83%) Relational Database
4 13 (3.32%) RDBMS
5 10 (2.55%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.53%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.53%) MySQL
7 4 (1.02%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.77%) OLAP
8 3 (0.77%) OLTP
9 2 (0.51%) DB2
9 2 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.26%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.51%) ERwin
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.26%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.26%) Vagrant
General
1 93 (23.72%) Finance
2 53 (13.52%) Retail
3 24 (6.12%) Advertising
4 18 (4.59%) Legal
5 17 (4.34%) Banking
6 15 (3.83%) Manufacturing
7 14 (3.57%) Marketing
8 11 (2.81%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.53%) Aerospace
9 6 (1.53%) Billing
10 4 (1.02%) Back Office
10 4 (1.02%) Publishing
11 2 (0.51%) Electronics
11 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.26%) Front Office
12 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.26%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (9.44%) .NET
2 25 (6.38%) Middleware
3 21 (5.36%) Web Services
4 13 (3.32%) SOAP
5 11 (2.81%) HTML
5 11 (2.81%) RESTful
5 11 (2.81%) XML
6 9 (2.30%) JSON
7 7 (1.79%) JMS
7 7 (1.79%) REST
8 6 (1.53%) CSS
8 6 (1.53%) HTML5
9 5 (1.28%) .NET Framework
9 5 (1.28%) Node.js
10 3 (0.77%) Apache Sling
10 3 (0.77%) CSS3
10 3 (0.77%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (0.77%) JSR 170
10 3 (0.77%) Spring
10 3 (0.77%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 58 (14.80%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (7.65%) Computer Science
2 30 (7.65%) Management Information System
3 20 (5.10%) Data Centre
4 17 (4.34%) Mobile App
5 16 (4.08%) Public Cloud
6 15 (3.83%) PMI
7 10 (2.55%) Client/Server
8 8 (2.04%) Derivative
8 8 (2.04%) Equities
9 7 (1.79%) Fixed Income
10 5 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.28%) Taxonomies
10 5 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (1.02%) Clustering
11 4 (1.02%) Cyberthreat
12 3 (0.77%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (0.77%) EPoS
12 3 (0.77%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 40 (10.20%) Windows
2 39 (9.95%) Linux
3 17 (4.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (4.34%) Windows Server
4 12 (3.06%) Unix
5 10 (2.55%) Solaris
6 9 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.02%) Windows 10
9 4 (1.02%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.51%) AIX
11 1 (0.26%) Android
11 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.26%) HPUX
11 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.26%) SUSE
11 1 (0.26%) VMS
11 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (30.36%) TOGAF
2 82 (20.92%) Enterprise Architecture
3 69 (17.60%) Security Architecture
4 61 (15.56%) SOA
5 55 (14.03%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (14.03%) Project Management
6 48 (12.24%) Service Management
7 47 (11.99%) ITIL
8 43 (10.97%) Information Security
8 43 (10.97%) Presales
9 41 (10.46%) Technical Architecture
10 38 (9.69%) Stakeholder Management
11 31 (7.91%) Analytics
11 31 (7.91%) ERP
12 28 (7.14%) OO
13 26 (6.63%) Network Design
13 26 (6.63%) Risk Management
14 25 (6.38%) BPR
15 24 (6.12%) Validation
16 23 (5.87%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 60 (15.31%) Java
2 33 (8.42%) SQL
3 25 (6.38%) C#
4 18 (4.59%) C
5 16 (4.08%) JavaScript
6 10 (2.55%) C++
7 6 (1.53%) Python
8 5 (1.28%) Perl
8 5 (1.28%) Ruby
9 3 (0.77%) Scala
10 2 (0.51%) Groovy
10 2 (0.51%) OCaml
10 2 (0.51%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.26%) VBA
11 1 (0.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 66 (16.84%) Degree
2 51 (13.01%) CISSP
3 38 (9.69%) Security Cleared
4 36 (9.18%) CISM
5 26 (6.63%) SC Cleared
6 19 (4.85%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (4.59%) CEH
8 17 (4.34%) CISA
9 15 (3.83%) PMI Certification
10 12 (3.06%) MCSE
10 12 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (2.81%) CCNP
12 7 (1.79%) DV Cleared
12 7 (1.79%) SANS
13 6 (1.53%) GIAC
13 6 (1.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (1.28%) EMC Certification
14 5 (1.28%) Six Sigma Black Belt
15 3 (0.77%) MCITP
15 3 (0.77%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (15.05%) QA
2 45 (11.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (5.10%) PCI DSS
4 15 (3.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 11 (2.81%) COBIT
6 3 (0.77%) SLA
7 1 (0.26%) JSP 440
System Software
1 29 (7.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (4.85%) Hyper-V
3 18 (4.59%) Active Directory
4 9 (2.30%) NFS
4 9 (2.30%) SRDF
5 7 (1.79%) vCloud
6 5 (1.28%) vSphere
7 4 (1.02%) Terminal Services
7 4 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.26%) Docker
9 1 (0.26%) HDFS
9 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (1.28%) AirWatch
1 5 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (1.28%) Puppet
2 4 (1.02%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.77%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 3 (0.77%) WSUS
4 1 (0.26%) Ansible
4 1 (0.26%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.26%) vRealize
Vendors
1 62 (15.82%) Microsoft
2 51 (13.01%) Oracle
3 46 (11.73%) Cisco
4 40 (10.20%) VMware
5 22 (5.61%) EMC
6 21 (5.36%) Salesforce.com
7 18 (4.59%) Citrix
8 17 (4.34%) Red Hat
9 12 (3.06%) Google
9 12 (3.06%) webMethods
10 11 (2.81%) HP
10 11 (2.81%) NetApp
10 11 (2.81%) Sophos
11 9 (2.30%) Intel
11 9 (2.30%) SAP
12 7 (1.79%) Splunk
13 6 (1.53%) IBM
14 5 (1.28%) Adobe
15 4 (1.02%) Bloomberg
15 4 (1.02%) Reuters
East London
Charles Taylor plc
Salary: Market related
Posted: 11 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Tech
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + Total package upto 110k
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car, bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harris Global
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Montash
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldbury, West Midlands
DPD
Salary: 15% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 46 days hols + exc pension + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Montash Limited
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £55000 - £65800 per annum + £4,200 car, benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
MI5
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 24 days ago
Stratford-upon-Avon
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 28 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £100000 - £110000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago