Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Architect was £110,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London 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.

IT Architect
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 311 329 396
Rank change year-on-year +18 +67 +64
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Architect 9 16 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.088% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 15
City of London median annual salary £110,000 £85,000 £90,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% -5.56% +25.87%
10th Percentile £55,400 £65,000 £61,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £95,000 £118,000
Central London median annual salary £100,000 £80,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% - +11.89%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9671 11114 16415
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 96.38% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8765 10132 14264
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +0.92%

IT Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Architect in the City of London

IT Architect
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for IT Architect in the City of London

IT Architect
Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

Salary histogram for IT Architect in the City of London

IT Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT 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 City of London region featuring IT Architect in the job title.

1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (44.44%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) JMS
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) Equities
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Prime Brokerage
3 3 (33.33%) CISSP
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
4 2 (22.22%) CISA
4 2 (22.22%) CISM
4 2 (22.22%) SAP
4 2 (22.22%) CCSP
4 2 (22.22%) CRISC
4 2 (22.22%) Cryptography
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 2 (22.22%) Network Security
4 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
5 1 (11.11%) SAP Security
5 1 (11.11%) Trend Micro
5 1 (11.11%) SaaS
5 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Contactless
5 1 (11.11%) CCSA
5 1 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking

IT Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
1 1 (11.11%) iPaaS
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
1 1 (11.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) JMS
2 1 (11.11%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Equities
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Contactless
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (22.22%) Cryptography
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) RUP
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Security
3 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (33.33%) CISSP
2 2 (22.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 2 (22.22%) CCSP
2 2 (22.22%) CISA
2 2 (22.22%) CISM
2 2 (22.22%) CRISC
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) CCSA
3 1 (11.11%) CCSE
3 1 (11.11%) CEH
3 1 (11.11%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) Master's Degree
3 1 (11.11%) MCSA
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) CyberArk
3 1 (11.11%) McAfee
3 1 (11.11%) Qualys
3 1 (11.11%) Sophos
3 1 (11.11%) Symantec
3 1 (11.11%) Trend Micro
3 1 (11.11%) Workday