The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Architect
Rank 792 785 823
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +38
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Architect 112 90 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.083% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.088% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 70 54 41
Average salary £62,500 £60,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.30% -19.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £46,500 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,250 £99,250 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109819 102628 112165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.27% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 89750 85116 96213
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -19 106 £62,500 +3.30% 8
London -28 42 £70,000 -
East Midlands +7 15 £55,000 +33.33% 1
East of England -13 15 - - 1
Hertfordshire -5 13 - -
Leicestershire - 13 £55,000 - 1
South West 0 12 £61,250 -5.76% 1
Watford - 12 - -
Gloucestershire +8 10 £46,750 -28.07%
City of London -14 10 £71,500 +5.92%
West Midlands +9 7 £29,265 -41.47%
Cheltenham -2 6 £62,500 +8.69%
South East -24 6 £80,000 +48.14% 2
Leicester - 6 £55,000 - 1
Solihull - 6 £29,265 -
Tewkesbury - 4 £31,000 -
Glasgow - 4 £59,250 -
Scotland - 4 £59,250 - 1
North West +4 3 £32,000 -37.56% 2
Cheshire -1 3 £32,000 -36.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 3 £81,250 +90.35%
Milton Keynes - 3 £81,250 -
Docklands, London - 3 £67,500 -
Surrey +3 2 - -
Cambridgeshire 0 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire -30 2 £47,500 -36.66% 2
Yorkshire -34 2 £47,500 -36.66% 2
Woking - 2 - -
Stirling - 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 - -

IT Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 54 (25.12%) Finance
2 41 (19.07%) TOGAF
3 36 (16.74%) Information Security
4 35 (16.28%) Firewall
4 35 (16.28%) Linux
5 34 (15.81%) Degree
6 32 (14.88%) Microsoft
7 30 (13.95%) Retail
8 29 (13.49%) Windows
8 29 (13.49%) Project Management
9 28 (13.02%) ITIL
9 28 (13.02%) Change Management
9 28 (13.02%) VMware
10 26 (12.09%) Banking
10 26 (12.09%) Cisco
11 25 (11.63%) Oracle
11 25 (11.63%) PaaS
12 24 (11.16%) Zachman Framework
13 23 (10.70%) Cisco Certification
13 23 (10.70%) VMware Infrastructure
14 22 (10.23%) LAN
14 22 (10.23%) WAN
15 21 (9.77%) Visualisation
15 21 (9.77%) IaaS
16 20 (9.30%) CheckPoint
17 19 (8.84%) Red Hat
17 19 (8.84%) ERP
17 19 (8.84%) CCNA
17 19 (8.84%) Management Information System
18 18 (8.37%) HP

IT Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (5.58%) Lync
2 5 (2.33%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.86%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.40%) IIS
4 3 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.93%) 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 14 (6.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.40%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.86%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.40%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (1.40%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.93%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.93%) Oracle SCM
3 2 (0.93%) Oracle HRMS
3 2 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.47%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (11.63%) PaaS
2 21 (9.77%) IaaS
3 10 (4.65%) SaaS
4 5 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (16.28%) Firewall
2 22 (10.23%) WAN
2 22 (10.23%) LAN
3 14 (6.51%) SAN
4 13 (6.05%) Internet
5 12 (5.58%) Wireless
6 10 (4.65%) Network Security
7 5 (2.33%) NAS
7 5 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (2.33%) VPN
7 5 (2.33%) HTTPS
7 5 (2.33%) HTTP
8 4 (1.86%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.86%) SMTP
8 4 (1.86%) SSL
8 4 (1.86%) DNS
8 4 (1.86%) LDAP
8 4 (1.86%) Multicast
8 4 (1.86%) FCoE
8 4 (1.86%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.40%) 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 54 (25.12%) Finance
2 30 (13.95%) Retail
3 26 (12.09%) Banking
4 14 (6.51%) Investment Banking
5 12 (5.58%) International Banking
6 9 (4.19%) Telecoms
7 8 (3.72%) Legal
8 5 (2.33%) Local Government
9 3 (1.40%) Law
9 3 (1.40%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.47%) Advertising
11 1 (0.47%) Back Office
11 1 (0.47%) Electronics
11 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.47%) Marketing
11 1 (0.47%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.65%) .NET
2 5 (2.33%) J2EE
3 4 (1.86%) SAML
4 3 (1.40%) Web Services
4 3 (1.40%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (0.93%) XML
5 2 (0.93%) XML Schema
6 1 (0.47%) CSS
6 1 (0.47%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.47%) Spring
6 1 (0.47%) Java EE
6 1 (0.47%) MapReduce
6 1 (0.47%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.77%) Visualisation
2 19 (8.84%) Management Information System
3 16 (7.44%) Data Integration
4 9 (4.19%) Mainframe
5 8 (3.72%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.79%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.86%) Internet of Things
7 4 (1.86%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.40%) SWIFT
8 3 (1.40%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.93%) Clustering
9 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.93%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.47%) e-Health
10 1 (0.47%) Economics
10 1 (0.47%) EPoS
10 1 (0.47%) NHS
10 1 (0.47%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.47%) DTV
10 1 (0.47%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 35 (16.28%) Linux
2 29 (13.49%) Windows
3 12 (5.58%) UNIX
4 6 (2.79%) Solaris
5 5 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.47%) Debian
8 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (19.07%) TOGAF
2 36 (16.74%) Information Security
3 29 (13.49%) Project Management
4 28 (13.02%) Change Management
4 28 (13.02%) ITIL
5 24 (11.16%) Zachman Framework
6 19 (8.84%) ERP
7 16 (7.44%) SOA
8 14 (6.51%) E-Commerce
8 14 (6.51%) Technical Architecture
9 13 (6.05%) Security Architecture
10 12 (5.58%) Risk Management
11 11 (5.12%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (5.12%) Data Architecture
12 10 (4.65%) Supplier Management
13 9 (4.19%) PRINCE2
13 9 (4.19%) Service Delivery
14 8 (3.72%) Data Modelling
14 8 (3.72%) IT Governance
15 7 (3.26%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.05%) SQL
2 12 (5.58%) Java
3 4 (1.86%) Python
4 2 (0.93%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (15.81%) Degree
2 23 (10.70%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (8.84%) CCNA
4 17 (7.91%) CISSP
5 11 (5.12%) CISM
6 7 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (3.26%) MCSE
7 6 (2.79%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.40%) MCTS
8 3 (1.40%) MCSA
8 3 (1.40%) CCNP
8 3 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.93%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.93%) CEH
10 1 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.47%) MBA
10 1 (0.47%) CCSE
10 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.47%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.72%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.47%) QA
3 1 (0.47%) Basel III
3 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (10.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (7.91%) Active Directory
3 16 (7.44%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.86%) SRDF
4 4 (1.86%) NFS
5 3 (1.40%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (1.40%) UAG
6 2 (0.93%) XenApp
6 2 (0.93%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.47%) Xen
7 1 (0.47%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.47%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (1.40%) SCCM
1 3 (1.40%) Puppet
2 2 (0.93%) Cobbler
3 1 (0.47%) SCOM
3 1 (0.47%) Nagios
Vendors
1 32 (14.88%) Microsoft
2 28 (13.02%) VMware
3 26 (12.09%) Cisco
4 25 (11.63%) Oracle
5 20 (9.30%) CheckPoint
6 19 (8.84%) Red Hat
7 18 (8.37%) HP
8 16 (7.44%) SAP
9 13 (6.05%) Citrix
9 13 (6.05%) ProCurve
10 8 (3.72%) NetApp
11 7 (3.26%) Blue Coat
12 6 (2.79%) Intel
13 5 (2.33%) Siebel
13 5 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (1.86%) EMC
15 3 (1.40%) Dell
15 3 (1.40%) IBM
15 3 (1.40%) TIBCO
15 3 (1.40%) ATG
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + pension + shares +++
Posted: 17 hours ago
Blackpool, Newcastle, Leeds, Warrington /...
Department for Work and Pensions
Salary: £44,080 - £54,570
Posted: Yesterday
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
RBS
Salary: Excellent employee salary and 30% cash and benefit funding programme
Posted: 9 days ago