Period
to 20 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Architect was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 233 233 284
Rank change year-on-year 0 +51 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 35 26 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.54% 0.41% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.43% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 25 12 29
Berkshire median annual salary £77,500 £82,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.49% +17.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £62,500 £77,575 £62,875
90th Percentile £87,500 £97,500 £95,000
South East median annual salary £70,000 £68,500 £80,000
% change year-on-year +2.19% -14.38% +14.29%

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 6,214 5,995 8,586
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.53% 95.58% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5,083 4,803 6,878
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
South East median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +3.45%

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 September 2018.

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 September 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 +21 19 £77,500 +14.81% 1
Bracknell -15 14 - - 1
Maidenhead - 1 £105,000 -
Windsor - 1 £80,000 -
Lead Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, Lead 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 Lead Architect in the job title.

1 26 (74.29%) Presales
2 25 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (68.57%) Microsoft
3 24 (68.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (68.57%) MCSE
4 21 (60.00%) Network Security
5 20 (57.14%) Security Cleared
5 20 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (57.14%) Project Management
5 20 (57.14%) Vendor Relationship Management
6 17 (48.57%) Office 365
7 16 (45.71%) Active Directory
7 16 (45.71%) Web Services
7 16 (45.71%) Enterprise Architecture
8 15 (42.86%) Amazon S3
9 14 (40.00%) Amazon SQS
9 14 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
9 14 (40.00%) MCSA
9 14 (40.00%) RDBMS
9 14 (40.00%) Amazon EMR
9 14 (40.00%) Amazon RDS
9 14 (40.00%) Relational Database
9 14 (40.00%) Amazon Redshift
9 14 (40.00%) Amazon Kinesis
9 14 (40.00%) AWS Lambda
9 14 (40.00%) Azure Active Directory
9 14 (40.00%) Identity Access Management
9 14 (40.00%) Cosmos DB
9 14 (40.00%) Serverless
10 12 (34.29%) Java

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 3 (8.57%) Confluence
2 2 (5.71%) Anypoint
2 2 (5.71%) Mule
2 2 (5.71%) Mule ESB
3 1 (2.86%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) Ethereum
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 25 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (48.57%) Office 365
4 15 (42.86%) Amazon S3
5 14 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (40.00%) Amazon EMR
5 14 (40.00%) Amazon Kinesis
5 14 (40.00%) Amazon SQS
5 14 (40.00%) AWS Lambda
5 14 (40.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 14 (40.00%) Serverless
6 1 (2.86%) GitHub
6 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (60.00%) Network Security
2 2 (5.71%) LAN
2 2 (5.71%) NetScaler
2 2 (5.71%) WAN
2 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.86%) BIG-IP
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.86%) DHCP
3 1 (2.86%) DNS
3 1 (2.86%) Firewall
3 1 (2.86%) IPFS
3 1 (2.86%) SAN
3 1 (2.86%) Skype
3 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.86%) VPN
3 1 (2.86%) Wireless
3 1 (2.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (40.00%) Amazon RDS
1 14 (40.00%) Amazon Redshift
1 14 (40.00%) Cosmos DB
1 14 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 14 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.86%) Blockchain
3 1 (2.86%) Redis
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
1 3 (8.57%) JIRA
2 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.71%) IntelliJ
2 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.71%) JUnit
2 2 (5.71%) Maven
2 2 (5.71%) Mockito
2 2 (5.71%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.86%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio Team System
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (45.71%) Web Services
2 12 (34.29%) .NET
3 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET
4 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (8.57%) REST
6 2 (5.71%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (5.71%) RAML
6 2 (5.71%) RESTful
6 2 (5.71%) SOAP
6 2 (5.71%) Spring
6 2 (5.71%) XML
7 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.86%) CSS
7 1 (2.86%) HTML
7 1 (2.86%) Redux
7 1 (2.86%) Truffle
7 1 (2.86%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Robotics
2 2 (5.71%) User Experience
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Bitcoin
3 1 (2.86%) Blog
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.86%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) CentOS
1 1 (2.86%) Kali Linux
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
1 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
1 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
1 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
1 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) Presales
2 20 (57.14%) Project Management
2 20 (57.14%) Vendor Relationship Management
3 16 (45.71%) Enterprise Architecture
4 14 (40.00%) Identity Access Management
5 10 (28.57%) Time Management
6 6 (17.14%) Customer Engagement
6 6 (17.14%) DevOps
7 4 (11.43%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (11.43%) Line Management
8 3 (8.57%) IT Strategy
8 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
8 3 (8.57%) Target Operating Model
9 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (5.71%) Post-Production
10 1 (2.86%) Cryptography
10 1 (2.86%) Load Balancing
10 1 (2.86%) PLM
10 1 (2.86%) Rapid Prototyping
10 1 (2.86%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) Java
1 12 (34.29%) SQL
2 11 (31.43%) Python
3 10 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 10 (28.57%) Scala
3 10 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 4 (11.43%) C
4 4 (11.43%) C#
5 2 (5.71%) Java 8
5 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.86%) C++
6 1 (2.86%) Go
6 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.86%) Kotlin
6 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.86%) Solidity
Qualifications
1 24 (68.57%) MCSE
1 24 (68.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 14 (40.00%) MCSA
4 10 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (17.14%) MCP
6 5 (14.29%) Degree
7 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.86%) AWS Certification
8 1 (2.86%) CCNP
8 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 16 (45.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.86%) Docker
3 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) CloudHub
2 1 (2.86%) Ansible
2 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.86%) Consul
2 1 (2.86%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.86%) Nagios
2 1 (2.86%) Nessus
2 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.86%) Nmap
2 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.86%) Puppet
2 1 (2.86%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (68.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco
2 2 (5.71%) Citrix
2 2 (5.71%) F5
2 2 (5.71%) MuleSoft
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.86%) Brocade
3 1 (2.86%) CA
3 1 (2.86%) FireEye
3 1 (2.86%) Juniper
3 1 (2.86%) McAfee
3 1 (2.86%) Palo Alto
3 1 (2.86%) Qualys
3 1 (2.86%) Rackspace
3 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
3 1 (2.86%) Sophos
3 1 (2.86%) Splunk
3 1 (2.86%) Veeam
3 1 (2.86%) VMware