Period
to 26 January 2020

The median annual salary for a Lead Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 26 January 2020.

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

Lead Architect
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
26 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 115 143 143
Rank change year-on-year +28 0 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 10 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.54% 0.33% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.35% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 10
Edinburgh median annual salary £80,000 £64,250 £78,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.51% -17.89% +36.09%
10th Percentile £71,250 £53,875 £67,650
90th Percentile £88,750 £77,225 £122,500
Scotland median annual salary £80,000 £65,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year +23.08% -16.13% +6.90%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 1,764 2,301 2,547
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.35% 95.40% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,000 1,454 1,617
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,952 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +3.49%

Lead Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Architect in Edinburgh

Lead Architect
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Lead Architect in Edinburgh

Lead Architect
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Architect in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 26 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Lead Architect in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 2020, 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 Edinburgh region featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 9 (90.00%) Security Architecture
2 8 (80.00%) Finance
3 6 (60.00%) Azure
3 6 (60.00%) AWS
4 5 (50.00%) GDPR
4 5 (50.00%) Information Security
4 5 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (40.00%) Degree
5 4 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (40.00%) Network Security
5 4 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (40.00%) Google
5 4 (40.00%) Data Protection
5 4 (40.00%) SIEM
5 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (40.00%) GIAC
5 4 (40.00%) Zachman Framework
5 4 (40.00%) TOGAF
5 4 (40.00%) Cryptography
5 4 (40.00%) CISM
5 4 (40.00%) Security Management
5 4 (40.00%) CISSP
5 4 (40.00%) NIST
5 4 (40.00%) GCP
5 4 (40.00%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (40.00%) Security Operations
5 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (40.00%) SABSA
6 2 (20.00%) Line Management

Lead 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) AWS
1 6 (60.00%) Azure
2 4 (40.00%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Network Security
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Security Architecture
2 5 (50.00%) Information Security
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (40.00%) Cryptography
3 4 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 4 (40.00%) Identity Access Management
3 4 (40.00%) SABSA
3 4 (40.00%) Security Management
3 4 (40.00%) Security Operations
3 4 (40.00%) SIEM
3 4 (40.00%) TOGAF
3 4 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (40.00%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (20.00%) Architectural Design
4 2 (20.00%) Architecture Governance
4 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Line Management
4 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CISM
1 4 (40.00%) CISSP
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
1 4 (40.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) GDPR
1 5 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 4 (40.00%) NIST
3 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle