Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Architect was £100,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Lead Architect
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 229 288 302
Rank change year-on-year +59 +14 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 27 14 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.43% 0.16% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.17% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 28
Berkshire median annual salary £100,000 £70,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -6.67% -10.45%
10th Percentile £63,750 £63,000 £62,000
90th Percentile £116,250 £89,000 £90,000
South East median annual salary £67,500 £80,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -15.63% +6.67% +7.14%

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 6015 8216 10616
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.63% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4820 6441 8430
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Lead Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Architect in Berkshire

Lead Architect
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Lead Architect in Berkshire

Lead Architect
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Architect in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Architect in Berkshire

Lead 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 Lead Architect within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Bracknell +13 14 £100,000 +42.86% 1
Reading +44 11 £80,000 +20.75%
Slough - 1 £120,000 -
Lead Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Lead 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 across the Berkshire region featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 17 (62.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
3 14 (51.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (51.85%) Customer Engagement
3 14 (51.85%) Office 365
3 14 (51.85%) Presales
4 13 (48.15%) Network Security
5 12 (44.44%) Time Management
5 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
5 12 (44.44%) Citrix Certification
5 12 (44.44%) Project Management
5 12 (44.44%) MCP
5 12 (44.44%) MCSE
5 12 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
6 10 (37.04%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (33.33%) Linux
8 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
9 7 (25.93%) SaaS
9 7 (25.93%) Python
10 6 (22.22%) E-Commerce
10 6 (22.22%) HTML
10 6 (22.22%) Java
10 6 (22.22%) CSS
10 6 (22.22%) Service Delivery
10 6 (22.22%) E-Procurement
10 6 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (22.22%) Retail
10 6 (22.22%) Django
10 6 (22.22%) iPad

Lead 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 2 (7.41%) Apache
1 2 (7.41%) Confluence
1 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (7.41%) IIS
1 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 17 (62.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (51.85%) Office 365
3 10 (37.04%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (25.93%) SaaS
5 2 (7.41%) Amazon S3
6 1 (3.70%) IaaS
6 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) Network Security
2 2 (7.41%) BIG-IP
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (7.41%) DHCP
2 2 (7.41%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) LAN
2 2 (7.41%) NetScaler
2 2 (7.41%) SAN
2 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.41%) VPN
2 2 (7.41%) WAN
2 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (7.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (7.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
2 6 (22.22%) Bitbucket
3 2 (7.41%) JIRA
3 2 (7.41%) TeamCity
3 2 (7.41%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (22.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) Celery
1 6 (22.22%) CSS
1 6 (22.22%) Django
1 6 (22.22%) HTML
1 6 (22.22%) jQuery
1 6 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
1 6 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) iPad
1 6 (22.22%) User Experience
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) CentOS
3 2 (7.41%) Kali Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Ubuntu
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Customer Engagement
1 14 (51.85%) Presales
2 12 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
2 12 (44.44%) Project Management
2 12 (44.44%) Time Management
3 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 6 (22.22%) E-Procurement
3 6 (22.22%) Multichannel Retail
3 6 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 3 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 2 (7.41%) IT Strategy
5 2 (7.41%) Malware Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Strategic Thinking
6 1 (3.70%) Demand Forecasting
6 1 (3.70%) Planning and Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) Python
2 6 (22.22%) Java
3 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (44.44%) Citrix Certification
2 12 (44.44%) MCP
2 12 (44.44%) MCSE
2 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Ansible
1 2 (7.41%) Backup Exec
1 2 (7.41%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (7.41%) Nagios
1 2 (7.41%) Nessus
1 2 (7.41%) NetBackup
1 2 (7.41%) Nmap
1 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (7.41%) Puppet
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
1 2 (7.41%) SCOM
1 2 (7.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Brocade
2 2 (7.41%) CA
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco
2 2 (7.41%) Citrix
2 2 (7.41%) CommVault
2 2 (7.41%) Dell
2 2 (7.41%) EMC
2 2 (7.41%) F5
2 2 (7.41%) Juniper
2 2 (7.41%) McAfee
2 2 (7.41%) NetApp
2 2 (7.41%) Qualys
2 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
2 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds
2 2 (7.41%) Sophos
2 2 (7.41%) Splunk
2 2 (7.41%) Veeam
2 2 (7.41%) Veritas
2 2 (7.41%) VMware