The median annual salary for a IT Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in England 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
UK / England
Rank 734 742 793
Rank change year-on-year +8 +51  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Architect 103 188 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.20% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 88 153 114
Median salary £65,000 £70,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £95,000 £100,000
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 England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 76786 93381 96100
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.26% 96.43% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 64228 78950 79244
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 England

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Architect in England

IT Architect
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for IT Architect in England

IT Architect
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Architect in England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Architect in England

IT Architect
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +24 39 £77,500 +3.33% 7
South West +21 16 £65,000 +13.04% 4
South East +48 11 £64,000 -8.57% 5
East of England +17 9 £57,500 -16.36% 1
Yorkshire +29 8 £66,250 +1.92%
West Midlands +32 7 £65,000 -16.12% 2
North West -13 6 £83,750 +59.52% 3
East Midlands +5 3 £65,000 -3.70% 1
North East - 1 £65,000 -
IT Architect
UK

IT Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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 England region featuring IT Architect in the job title.

1 56 (23.83%) Microsoft
2 54 (22.98%) VMware
2 54 (22.98%) TOGAF
3 49 (20.85%) Windows
4 46 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 44 (18.72%) SQL Server
6 42 (17.87%) Finance
7 38 (16.17%) IT Strategy
8 34 (14.47%) Degree
9 33 (14.04%) Linux
9 33 (14.04%) Cisco
9 33 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
10 32 (13.62%) Active Directory
10 32 (13.62%) ITIL
11 31 (13.19%) Oracle
11 31 (13.19%) SOA
11 31 (13.19%) Enterprise Architecture
12 30 (12.77%) Management Information System
12 30 (12.77%) Information Security
13 29 (12.34%) SAN
14 27 (11.49%) Service Management
15 25 (10.64%) Firewall
15 25 (10.64%) LAN
16 24 (10.21%) MCSE
16 24 (10.21%) Java
16 24 (10.21%) Microsoft Certification
16 24 (10.21%) Agile Software Development
17 23 (9.79%) Cisco Certification
17 23 (9.79%) Citrix
17 23 (9.79%) WAN

IT Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 21 (8.94%) Apache
2 18 (7.66%) IIS
3 17 (7.23%) SharePoint
4 15 (6.38%) MS Exchange
5 9 (3.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (2.98%) Tomcat
7 6 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (2.55%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (1.28%) Apache Spark
9 3 (1.28%) DataSynapse
9 3 (1.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 3 (1.28%) Skype for Business
9 3 (1.28%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.85%) Documentum
11 1 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 17 (7.23%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.83%) MS Office
3 7 (2.98%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.55%) MS Project
5 1 (0.43%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.28%) RMDS
2 3 (1.28%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (0.85%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.85%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.43%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.43%) Maximo
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.43%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.43%) SAP MII
4 1 (0.43%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.43%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 33 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (8.94%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (6.81%) Office 365
4 13 (5.53%) SaaS
5 12 (5.11%) IaaS
6 8 (3.40%) PaaS
7 6 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (1.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 29 (12.34%) SAN
2 25 (10.64%) Firewall
2 25 (10.64%) LAN
3 23 (9.79%) WAN
4 19 (8.09%) DNS
5 16 (6.81%) TCP/IP
6 10 (4.26%) DHCP
7 8 (3.40%) VLAN
7 8 (3.40%) VPN
8 6 (2.55%) DMZ
8 6 (2.55%) LDAP
8 6 (2.55%) NAS
9 5 (2.13%) Multicast
10 4 (1.70%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (1.70%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (1.70%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (1.70%) Network Security
10 4 (1.70%) WLAN
11 3 (1.28%) HTTP
11 3 (1.28%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (18.72%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.96%) Big Data
3 7 (2.98%) NoSQL
4 6 (2.55%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.55%) MySQL
4 6 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.28%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.28%) HBase
7 3 (1.28%) SAP BW
7 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.85%) Blockchain
8 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (17.87%) Finance
2 17 (7.23%) Banking
3 16 (6.81%) Marketing
4 9 (3.83%) Legal
5 7 (2.98%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.98%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.55%) Retail
7 5 (2.13%) Back Office
7 5 (2.13%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.28%) Advertising
8 3 (1.28%) Billing
8 3 (1.28%) Publishing
9 2 (0.85%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.43%) Front Office
10 1 (0.43%) International Banking
10 1 (0.43%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.36%) Web Services
2 16 (6.81%) .NET
3 14 (5.96%) Middleware
4 10 (4.26%) SOAP
5 8 (3.40%) HTML
6 7 (2.98%) REST
7 6 (2.55%) J2EE
7 6 (2.55%) JSON
8 4 (1.70%) CSS
8 4 (1.70%) HTML5
9 3 (1.28%) Apache Sling
9 3 (1.28%) CSS3
9 3 (1.28%) JSR 170
9 3 (1.28%) Rendezvous
9 3 (1.28%) Ultra Messaging
9 3 (1.28%) XML
9 3 (1.28%) XSLT
10 1 (0.43%) JMS
10 1 (0.43%) SAML
10 1 (0.43%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.77%) Management Information System
2 23 (9.79%) Data Centre
3 14 (5.96%) Computer Science
4 13 (5.53%) Public Cloud
5 10 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (4.26%) Private Cloud
6 8 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.40%) Hybrid Cloud
6 8 (3.40%) Replication
7 7 (2.98%) Mainframe
8 6 (2.55%) Clustering
8 6 (2.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (2.13%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (2.13%) Social Media
10 4 (1.70%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (1.28%) Taxonomies
11 3 (1.28%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.85%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 49 (20.85%) Windows
2 33 (14.04%) Linux
3 23 (9.79%) Windows Server
4 10 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (3.83%) Solaris
5 9 (3.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (3.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.55%) Unix
8 5 (2.13%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.43%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (22.98%) TOGAF
2 38 (16.17%) IT Strategy
3 32 (13.62%) ITIL
4 31 (13.19%) Enterprise Architecture
4 31 (13.19%) SOA
5 30 (12.77%) Information Security
6 27 (11.49%) Service Management
7 24 (10.21%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (9.79%) Security Architecture
9 18 (7.66%) ArchiMate
9 18 (7.66%) Mentoring
10 17 (7.23%) Project Management
10 17 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (7.23%) Technical Architecture
11 16 (6.81%) Analytics
11 16 (6.81%) Infrastructure Management
11 16 (6.81%) ITIL V3
11 16 (6.81%) Risk Management
12 15 (6.38%) ISMS
12 15 (6.38%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 24 (10.21%) Java
2 22 (9.36%) SQL
3 15 (6.38%) C#
4 12 (5.11%) JavaScript
5 11 (4.68%) PowerShell
6 6 (2.55%) VBScript
7 2 (0.85%) PHP
8 1 (0.43%) C
8 1 (0.43%) C++
8 1 (0.43%) Python
8 1 (0.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 34 (14.47%) Degree
2 24 (10.21%) MCSE
2 24 (10.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (9.79%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (7.66%) Security Cleared
5 14 (5.96%) DV Cleared
5 14 (5.96%) SC Cleared
6 13 (5.53%) CISSP
7 12 (5.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (3.83%) CCNP
8 9 (3.83%) CISM
8 9 (3.83%) MCSA
9 7 (2.98%) CCIE
9 7 (2.98%) CCNA
9 7 (2.98%) VCAP
10 6 (2.55%) GIAC
11 5 (2.13%) CISA
12 4 (1.70%) EMC Certification
12 4 (1.70%) RHCE
12 4 (1.70%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (5.53%) PCI DSS
2 13 (5.53%) RMADS
3 4 (1.70%) QA
4 3 (1.28%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (1.28%) PMO
5 2 (0.85%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.85%) ISO27002
System Software
1 46 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (13.62%) Active Directory
3 14 (5.96%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.40%) XenApp
5 7 (2.98%) VMware ESX
6 5 (2.13%) vSphere
7 3 (1.28%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (1.28%) ISA Server
7 3 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.28%) UAG
7 3 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.43%) NFS
8 1 (0.43%) SRDF
8 1 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (2.55%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (2.13%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.70%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.85%) SCCM
5 1 (0.43%) CSIRT
5 1 (0.43%) SCOM
5 1 (0.43%) vMotion
Vendors
1 56 (23.83%) Microsoft
2 54 (22.98%) VMware
3 33 (14.04%) Cisco
4 31 (13.19%) Oracle
5 23 (9.79%) Citrix
6 10 (4.26%) SAP
7 8 (3.40%) EMC
7 8 (3.40%) NetApp
8 7 (2.98%) HP
9 6 (2.55%) CheckPoint
9 6 (2.55%) CommVault
9 6 (2.55%) Dell Compellent
9 6 (2.55%) Nimble Storage
10 5 (2.13%) Juniper
11 4 (1.70%) Google
11 4 (1.70%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.70%) Sitecore
12 3 (1.28%) 3PAR
12 3 (1.28%) Dell
12 3 (1.28%) TIBCO
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Salary: £46000 - £57500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £46000 - £57500 per annum
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum
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Salary: £70,000 - £85,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £70,000 - £85,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
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