The median annual salary for a IT Architect was £90,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Architect
London / City of London
Rank 222 253 308
Rank change year-on-year +31 +55  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Architect 1 21 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.020% 0.30% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.31% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 9
Median salary £90,000 £68,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.35% -15.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £64,000 £70,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -8.57% -6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4870 6777 9756
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.94% 95.65% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4470 6059 8310
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

IT Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured IT Architect in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) GIAC
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) CISM
2 2 (33.33%) CISSP
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) SANS
2 2 (33.33%) Prototyping
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) IaaS
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Multicast
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
3 1 (16.67%) AirWatch
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing

IT Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) PaaS
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Multicast
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
1 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (33.33%) Prototyping
1 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
2 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CISM
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
1 2 (33.33%) GIAC
1 2 (33.33%) SANS
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) EMC Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) EMC
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £85,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
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