Period
to 14 August 2018

The median annual salary for an Architect was £73,750 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Architect
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 63 37
Rank change year-on-year +13 -26 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 315 277 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.79% 4.29% 5.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.99% 4.49% 6.10%
Number of salaries quoted 200 222 437
Berkshire median annual salary £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.72% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £61,250 £52,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £95,225 £92,500 £91,250
South East median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £67,750
% change year-on-year +3.70% -0.37% +4.23%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 6,311 6,176 8,802
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.00% 95.69% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5,080 4,980 7,113
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% -3.00% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +2.27%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Berkshire

Architect
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Architect in Berkshire

Architect
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Berkshire over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Architect in Berkshire

Architect
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 14 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +22 97 £75,000 - 19
Maidenhead -4 69 £72,500 - 6
Bracknell -2 57 £78,750 +26.00% 9
Slough +11 34 £75,000 +5.26% 3
Newbury -4 17 £62,500 +8.70% 4
Wokingham -10 9 - -
Windsor - 1 £80,000 -
Architect
South East

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 130 (41.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 109 (34.60%) Microsoft
3 99 (31.43%) Presales
4 88 (27.94%) Amazon AWS
5 74 (23.49%) Cisco
6 71 (22.54%) VMware
7 70 (22.22%) Network Security
8 66 (20.95%) Enterprise Architecture
9 63 (20.00%) WAN
10 62 (19.68%) Middleware
10 62 (19.68%) Agile Software Development
11 61 (19.37%) Cisco Certification
12 60 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
13 59 (18.73%) Data Centre
14 58 (18.41%) MCSE
15 52 (16.51%) VMware Infrastructure
16 51 (16.19%) TOGAF
16 51 (16.19%) Oracle
16 51 (16.19%) LAN
16 51 (16.19%) IBM
17 49 (15.56%) Active Directory
18 48 (15.24%) Migration
19 43 (13.65%) Scrum
19 43 (13.65%) ITIL
20 42 (13.33%) SQL Server
21 41 (13.02%) CCIE
21 41 (13.02%) Strategic Thinking
22 39 (12.38%) Juniper
23 38 (12.06%) SIEM
24 37 (11.75%) Python

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 22 (6.98%) Oracle Service Bus
2 17 (5.40%) IIS
3 14 (4.44%) WebSphere
4 8 (2.54%) Apache Spark
4 8 (2.54%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.27%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.95%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.63%) Apache
7 2 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.63%) Confluence
7 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.63%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.32%) CMS
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.32%) SAS
8 1 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.32%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (2.86%) SAP HCM
2 7 (2.22%) SAP HR
3 3 (0.95%) Maximo
4 1 (0.32%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 130 (41.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 88 (27.94%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (11.11%) Office 365
4 31 (9.84%) PaaS
5 30 (9.52%) IBM Cloud
6 21 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
7 20 (6.35%) IaaS
8 19 (6.03%) SaaS
9 18 (5.71%) Google Cloud Platform
10 13 (4.13%) Amazon S3
11 11 (3.49%) Amazon EC2
11 11 (3.49%) Amazon EMR
11 11 (3.49%) Amazon Kinesis
11 11 (3.49%) Amazon SQS
11 11 (3.49%) AWS Lambda
11 11 (3.49%) Serverless
12 8 (2.54%) SuccessFactors
13 5 (1.59%) GitHub
14 3 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
15 2 (0.63%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 70 (22.22%) Network Security
2 63 (20.00%) WAN
3 51 (16.19%) LAN
4 35 (11.11%) Firewall
5 29 (9.21%) Wireless
6 28 (8.89%) DNS
7 27 (8.57%) DHCP
8 22 (6.98%) MPLS
8 22 (6.98%) VPN
9 21 (6.67%) BGP
10 17 (5.40%) TCP/IP
11 16 (5.08%) Cisco ASA
11 16 (5.08%) Cisco Nexus
11 16 (5.08%) Ethernet
11 16 (5.08%) SAN
12 14 (4.44%) Cisco Firepower
12 14 (4.44%) OSPF
12 14 (4.44%) Wireshark
13 13 (4.13%) Cisco ISE
13 13 (4.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 29 (9.21%) Big Data
3 17 (5.40%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (3.81%) Cosmos DB
4 12 (3.81%) Oracle Database
4 12 (3.81%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (3.81%) Oracle Database 12c
4 12 (3.81%) RDBMS
4 12 (3.81%) Relational Database
5 11 (3.49%) Amazon RDS
5 11 (3.49%) Amazon Redshift
6 9 (2.86%) Hadoop
7 7 (2.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.59%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.27%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.95%) Apache Hive
10 3 (0.95%) OLAP
10 3 (0.95%) OLTP
10 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.95%) Jenkins
1 3 (0.95%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.63%) ERwin
2 2 (0.63%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.63%) JIRA
2 2 (0.63%) TeamCity
2 2 (0.63%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 35 (11.11%) Finance
1 35 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 28 (8.89%) Publishing
3 21 (6.67%) Banking
4 16 (5.08%) Retail
5 15 (4.76%) German Language
5 15 (4.76%) Italian Language
6 10 (3.17%) Marketing
7 7 (2.22%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.90%) French Language
9 5 (1.59%) Automotive
9 5 (1.59%) Portuguese Language
9 5 (1.59%) Spanish Language
10 4 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.95%) Electronics
11 3 (0.95%) Legal
12 2 (0.63%) Billing
13 1 (0.32%) Advertising
13 1 (0.32%) Back Office
13 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (19.68%) Middleware
2 33 (10.48%) Web Services
3 26 (8.25%) .NET
4 20 (6.35%) JSON
5 15 (4.76%) REST
5 15 (4.76%) SOAP
6 8 (2.54%) ASP.NET
6 8 (2.54%) EDI
7 6 (1.90%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (1.90%) Kafka
8 4 (1.27%) Mason
8 4 (1.27%) Visualforce
9 3 (0.95%) AngularJS
9 3 (0.95%) HTML
9 3 (0.95%) J2EE
10 2 (0.63%) CSS
10 2 (0.63%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (0.63%) Node.js
10 2 (0.63%) RESTful
10 2 (0.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 59 (18.73%) Data Centre
2 26 (8.25%) Public Cloud
3 24 (7.62%) Mainframe
4 21 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (4.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 13 (4.13%) EMC VMAX
5 13 (4.13%) FlexPod
6 12 (3.81%) Cyberthreat
7 10 (3.17%) IBM Mainframe
8 8 (2.54%) Cloud Native
9 7 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (1.90%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.90%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.90%) Robotics
11 5 (1.59%) PKI
12 4 (1.27%) Enterprise Cloud
12 4 (1.27%) EPoS
12 4 (1.27%) SCADA
13 3 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (0.95%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.62%) Windows
2 16 (5.08%) Linux
3 11 (3.49%) Windows Server
4 10 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (2.86%) Windows 10
6 6 (1.90%) CentOS
6 6 (1.90%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.27%) DC/OS
8 4 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.27%) Unix
9 2 (0.63%) Kali Linux
9 2 (0.63%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (31.43%) Presales
2 66 (20.95%) Enterprise Architecture
3 62 (19.68%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (16.19%) TOGAF
5 48 (15.24%) Migration
6 43 (13.65%) ITIL
6 43 (13.65%) Scrum
7 41 (13.02%) Strategic Thinking
8 38 (12.06%) SIEM
9 34 (10.79%) Project Management
10 32 (10.16%) IT Strategy
11 30 (9.52%) Analytics
11 30 (9.52%) Network Design
12 26 (8.25%) ITIL V3
12 26 (8.25%) Load Balancing
13 23 (7.30%) Converged Infrastructure
13 23 (7.30%) Data Analytics
14 22 (6.98%) Open Source
14 22 (6.98%) Zachman Framework
15 21 (6.67%) Vendor Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (11.75%) Python
2 26 (8.25%) Java
3 23 (7.30%) PowerShell
4 18 (5.71%) SQL
5 11 (3.49%) C#
6 8 (2.54%) Scala
7 7 (2.22%) PL/SQL
8 6 (1.90%) JavaScript
8 6 (1.90%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.59%) C
9 5 (1.59%) R
10 4 (1.27%) Apex Code
10 4 (1.27%) VB
11 2 (0.63%) C++
11 2 (0.63%) Go
12 1 (0.32%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.32%) Perl
12 1 (0.32%) Solidity
12 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.32%) VB6
Qualifications
1 61 (19.37%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 58 (18.41%) MCSE
4 41 (13.02%) CCIE
5 34 (10.79%) Degree
6 28 (8.89%) CCNP
7 27 (8.57%) Security Cleared
8 26 (8.25%) CCDP
8 26 (8.25%) CISSP
8 26 (8.25%) MCSA
9 16 (5.08%) MCSD
10 15 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 13 (4.13%) CCNA
11 13 (4.13%) EMC Certification
12 12 (3.81%) CCIE Service Provider
12 12 (3.81%) CCSE
12 12 (3.81%) ISSAP
12 12 (3.81%) JNCIP
12 12 (3.81%) VCAP
12 12 (3.81%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (4.13%) Cyber Essentials
3 7 (2.22%) COBIT
4 6 (1.90%) GDPR
5 5 (1.59%) QA
6 3 (0.95%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.63%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 52 (16.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (15.56%) Active Directory
3 34 (10.79%) Hyper-V
4 23 (7.30%) VMware NSX
5 11 (3.49%) Docker
6 10 (3.17%) NFS
6 10 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.95%) vCloud
7 3 (0.95%) vSphere
7 3 (0.95%) XenApp
7 3 (0.95%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (7.94%) Ansible
2 17 (5.40%) SCCM
3 14 (4.44%) QRadar
4 13 (4.13%) CASB
4 13 (4.13%) Cisco Prime
5 10 (3.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 10 (3.17%) vCenter Server
6 6 (1.90%) Kubernetes
7 5 (1.59%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.63%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.63%) Nagios
8 2 (0.63%) Nessus
8 2 (0.63%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.63%) Nmap
8 2 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.63%) Puppet
8 2 (0.63%) SCOM
8 2 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.32%) Consul
Vendors
1 109 (34.60%) Microsoft
2 74 (23.49%) Cisco
3 71 (22.54%) VMware
4 51 (16.19%) IBM
4 51 (16.19%) Oracle
5 39 (12.38%) Juniper
6 34 (10.79%) F5
7 33 (10.48%) SAP
8 32 (10.16%) Splunk
9 30 (9.52%) CheckPoint
10 28 (8.89%) EMC
11 25 (7.94%) Fortinet
12 23 (7.30%) Dell
12 23 (7.30%) NetApp
13 22 (6.98%) Google
13 22 (6.98%) Salesforce.com
14 20 (6.35%) HP
15 18 (5.71%) Citrix
15 18 (5.71%) Palo Alto
16 17 (5.40%) McAfee