The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 35 33 51
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +18
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 40 39 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 6.88% 7.29% 2.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.12% 7.43% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 19 26 7
Average salary £70,000 £62,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,250 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £83,000 £100,000 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.80%
Architect
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region. 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
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
562 525 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.73% 98.13% 94.20%
Number of salaries quoted 456 379 260
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Architect
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Architect across the Watford region.

Architect Salary Trend in Watford

Architect
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the Watford region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Watford

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region that cited 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 Architect in their job title.

1 41 (52.56%) VMware
2 37 (47.44%) Microsoft
3 35 (44.87%) Data Centre
4 34 (43.59%) Windows
5 29 (37.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 28 (35.90%) Amazon AWS
6 28 (35.90%) Linux
7 24 (30.77%) Finance
8 23 (29.49%) SQL
8 23 (29.49%) IBM
9 22 (28.21%) Microsoft Azure
10 21 (26.92%) UNIX
10 21 (26.92%) Migration
11 18 (23.08%) IaaS
11 18 (23.08%) Hyper-V
11 18 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
12 17 (21.79%) Firewall
13 16 (20.51%) SAN
13 16 (20.51%) NAS
14 15 (19.23%) VMware ESX
14 15 (19.23%) ITIL
15 13 (16.67%) Oracle
15 13 (16.67%) Cisco
15 13 (16.67%) Clustering
16 12 (15.38%) Public Cloud
17 11 (14.10%) Fibre Channel
17 11 (14.10%) vCloud
17 11 (14.10%) Replication
17 11 (14.10%) Retail
17 11 (14.10%) BMC

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region that cited 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (12.82%) OpenStack
2 6 (7.69%) Apache
2 6 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 5 (6.41%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (3.85%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.56%) Lync
6 1 (1.28%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.28%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.41%) MS Office
3 1 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 28 (35.90%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (28.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (23.08%) IaaS
4 7 (8.97%) Office 365
5 5 (6.41%) PaaS
5 5 (6.41%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (5.13%) SaaS
7 1 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.28%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 17 (21.79%) Firewall
2 16 (20.51%) SAN
2 16 (20.51%) NAS
3 11 (14.10%) Fibre Channel
4 10 (12.82%) iSCSI
5 7 (8.97%) LAN
5 7 (8.97%) WAN
6 5 (6.41%) Internet
7 4 (5.13%) Network Security
8 2 (2.56%) Unified Communications
8 2 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (2.56%) MPLS
8 2 (2.56%) PBX
9 1 (1.28%) VPN
9 1 (1.28%) DNS
9 1 (1.28%) VLAN
9 1 (1.28%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) DB2
2 3 (3.85%) MySQL
2 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.28%) OLAP
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.28%) Big Data
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.28%) Ant
2 1 (1.28%) Subversion
General
1 24 (30.77%) Finance
2 11 (14.10%) Retail
3 8 (10.26%) Telecoms
4 6 (7.69%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.85%) Games
5 3 (3.85%) Banking
5 3 (3.85%) Marketing
6 2 (2.56%) Electronics
7 1 (1.28%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.69%) HTML
1 6 (7.69%) Web Services
2 4 (5.13%) J2EE
2 4 (5.13%) EJB
2 4 (5.13%) CSS
2 4 (5.13%) JSP
2 4 (5.13%) Servlets
3 2 (2.56%) COM
3 2 (2.56%) HTML5
4 1 (1.28%) WAP
4 1 (1.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 35 (44.87%) Data Centre
2 13 (16.67%) Clustering
3 12 (15.38%) Public Cloud
4 11 (14.10%) Replication
5 10 (12.82%) Enterprise Storage
6 7 (8.97%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (6.41%) Management Information System
7 5 (6.41%) Visualisation
8 3 (3.85%) Blog
8 3 (3.85%) FMCG
9 2 (2.56%) Xbox
9 2 (2.56%) Over-the-Top Content
9 2 (2.56%) Streaming Video
9 2 (2.56%) DTV
9 2 (2.56%) STB
9 2 (2.56%) IPTV
9 2 (2.56%) Chromecast
9 2 (2.56%) Apple TV
9 2 (2.56%) PlayStation
10 1 (1.28%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 34 (43.59%) Windows
2 28 (35.90%) Linux
3 21 (26.92%) UNIX
4 8 (10.26%) AIX
5 5 (6.41%) Solaris
5 5 (6.41%) VMS
5 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.13%) HPUX
7 2 (2.56%) Android
7 2 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.28%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.92%) Migration
2 18 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
3 15 (19.23%) ITIL
4 10 (12.82%) E-Commerce
4 10 (12.82%) Information Security
5 9 (11.54%) Open Source
6 7 (8.97%) Infrastructure Management
7 6 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (7.69%) Coaching
7 6 (7.69%) TOGAF
8 5 (6.41%) Change Management
8 5 (6.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (6.41%) SIEM
8 5 (6.41%) Capacity Management
9 4 (5.13%) BCP
9 4 (5.13%) MVC
9 4 (5.13%) Validation
9 4 (5.13%) UML
10 3 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (3.85%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.49%) SQL
2 8 (10.26%) Java
3 4 (5.13%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.13%) Perl
3 4 (5.13%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.85%) Ruby
5 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.56%) VBScript
5 2 (2.56%) VB
6 1 (1.28%) Python
6 1 (1.28%) PHP
6 1 (1.28%) Jython
Qualifications
1 7 (8.97%) CISSP
2 6 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (7.69%) Degree
3 5 (6.41%) CISM
3 5 (6.41%) CCNA
4 2 (2.56%) MCSE
4 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.56%) MCITP
5 1 (1.28%) HND
5 1 (1.28%) MBA
5 1 (1.28%) IBM Certification
5 1 (1.28%) CCNP
5 1 (1.28%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (5.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 29 (37.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 15 (19.23%) VMware ESX
4 11 (14.10%) vCloud
5 6 (7.69%) Active Directory
6 4 (5.13%) vSphere
7 1 (1.28%) Samba
7 1 (1.28%) NFS
7 1 (1.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.28%) SRDF
7 1 (1.28%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 10 (12.82%) BMC PATROL
1 10 (12.82%) vMotion
2 5 (6.41%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.13%) Puppet
4 2 (2.56%) SCCM
5 1 (1.28%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.28%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.28%) Ansible
5 1 (1.28%) EMC VPLEX
5 1 (1.28%) SnapMirror
5 1 (1.28%) SnapVault
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 41 (52.56%) VMware
2 37 (47.44%) Microsoft
3 23 (29.49%) IBM
4 13 (16.67%) Oracle
4 13 (16.67%) Cisco
5 11 (14.10%) BMC
6 10 (12.82%) HP
7 8 (10.26%) SAP
7 8 (10.26%) Red Hat
8 6 (7.69%) EMC
8 6 (7.69%) NetIQ
9 5 (6.41%) CheckPoint
9 5 (6.41%) ProCurve
9 5 (6.41%) Citrix
9 5 (6.41%) Juniper
9 5 (6.41%) Hitachi
10 4 (5.13%) Sybase
10 4 (5.13%) Dell
10 4 (5.13%) Symantec
11 2 (2.56%) F5
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