The median annual salary for a IT Architect was £58,750 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

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

IT Architect
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 94 103
Rank change year-on-year +5 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Architect 2 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.18% 0.22% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.24% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Median salary £58,750 £53,750 £61,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.30% -12.60%  
UK excluding London median salary £63,250 £69,250 £72,500
% change year-on-year -8.66% -4.48%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1055 1254 1337
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.70% 93.44% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 694 815 804
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +4.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

IT Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Architect in Edinburgh

IT Architect
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for IT Architect in Edinburgh

IT Architect Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Edinburgh region featuring IT Architect in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) Wireless
1 4 (80.00%) VoIP
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) CCNP
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (80.00%) IP Telephony
1 4 (80.00%) Network Design
1 4 (80.00%) Network Architecture
1 4 (80.00%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture

IT Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) IP Telephony
1 4 (80.00%) VoIP
1 4 (80.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (80.00%) Network Architecture
1 4 (80.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCNP
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco