The median annual salary for an IT Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

IT Architect
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 750 721 787
Rank change year-on-year -29 +66  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Architect 113 194 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.22% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 86 149 120
Median salary £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,993 £55,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £95,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £69,856 £69,250 £65,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +6.53%  

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 79492 88017 100281
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.53% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 65375 75047 83568
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
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 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 June 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 June 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 -11 46 £85,000 +8.28% 4
South East +50 33 £74,000 +2.06% 1
West Midlands +13 11 £57,500 +4.54%
South West -6 10 £47,500 -40.62%
North West -38 5 £77,500 +20.15% 2
East of England -4 4 £62,500 +25.00%
Yorkshire +8 3 - -
East Midlands +12 1 £62,500 +1.62%
IT Architect
UK

IT Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 52 (24.07%) TOGAF
2 46 (21.30%) Finance
3 39 (18.06%) Microsoft
4 38 (17.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 32 (14.81%) Information Security
5 32 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (14.35%) Degree
6 31 (14.35%) Security Architecture
6 31 (14.35%) IT Strategy
7 29 (13.43%) Presales
8 26 (12.04%) Enterprise Architecture
8 26 (12.04%) VMware
9 25 (11.57%) Firewall
9 25 (11.57%) Amazon AWS
10 24 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
10 24 (11.11%) Management Information System
10 24 (11.11%) SQL Server
10 24 (11.11%) ITIL
11 23 (10.65%) Office 365
12 21 (9.72%) Oracle
13 19 (8.80%) Data Centre
13 19 (8.80%) Project Management
14 18 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
14 18 (8.33%) Java
15 17 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
15 17 (7.87%) Windows
15 17 (7.87%) MCSE
15 17 (7.87%) Microsoft Certification
15 17 (7.87%) Active Directory
16 16 (7.41%) SAN

IT Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 14 (6.48%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.70%) Apache
3 5 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (1.85%) IIS
5 3 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.39%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.39%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.93%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.85%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.93%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.93%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.46%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.46%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 38 (17.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (11.57%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (10.65%) Office 365
4 14 (6.48%) IaaS
4 14 (6.48%) SaaS
5 13 (6.02%) PaaS
6 11 (5.09%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.46%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 25 (11.57%) Firewall
2 16 (7.41%) SAN
3 15 (6.94%) WAN
4 14 (6.48%) LAN
5 9 (4.17%) DHCP
5 9 (4.17%) DNS
6 8 (3.70%) TCP/IP
7 7 (3.24%) VLAN
8 6 (2.78%) SSL
8 6 (2.78%) VPN
9 5 (2.31%) NAS
10 4 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (1.85%) Network Security
11 3 (1.39%) BGP
11 3 (1.39%) DMZ
11 3 (1.39%) ICMP
11 3 (1.39%) IPv4
11 3 (1.39%) MPLS
11 3 (1.39%) OSPF
11 3 (1.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.09%) Big Data
3 5 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.31%) Hadoop
3 5 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.39%) Adabas
4 3 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.93%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.46%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.46%) MySQL
6 1 (0.46%) QlikView
6 1 (0.46%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (2.31%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (0.93%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
General
1 46 (21.30%) Finance
2 13 (6.02%) Banking
2 13 (6.02%) Marketing
3 10 (4.63%) Legal
4 9 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.78%) Prime Brokerage
5 6 (2.78%) Retail
6 3 (1.39%) Back Office
6 3 (1.39%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.39%) Law
7 2 (0.93%) Billing
7 2 (0.93%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.93%) Publishing
8 1 (0.46%) International Banking
8 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.02%) Web Services
2 11 (5.09%) JMS
3 10 (4.63%) .NET
4 8 (3.70%) Middleware
5 5 (2.31%) REST
6 4 (1.85%) JSON
7 3 (1.39%) HTML
7 3 (1.39%) HTML5
7 3 (1.39%) WAP
8 2 (0.93%) Apache Sling
8 2 (0.93%) CSS
8 2 (0.93%) CSS3
8 2 (0.93%) JSR 170
8 2 (0.93%) SOAP
9 1 (0.46%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 19 (8.80%) Data Centre
3 14 (6.48%) Computer Science
4 12 (5.56%) Public Cloud
5 11 (5.09%) Equities
5 11 (5.09%) Private Cloud
6 10 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.24%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (2.78%) Virtual Team
9 5 (2.31%) Clustering
9 5 (2.31%) Derivative
9 5 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.31%) Fixed Income
9 5 (2.31%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (2.31%) Social Media
9 5 (2.31%) Taxonomies
10 4 (1.85%) EPoS
10 4 (1.85%) PKI
11 3 (1.39%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.39%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.87%) Windows
2 13 (6.02%) Linux
3 8 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (2.78%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.31%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.39%) Solaris
6 3 (1.39%) Unix
6 3 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.46%) AIX
7 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (24.07%) TOGAF
2 32 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (14.81%) Information Security
3 31 (14.35%) IT Strategy
3 31 (14.35%) Security Architecture
4 29 (13.43%) Presales
5 26 (12.04%) Enterprise Architecture
6 24 (11.11%) ITIL
7 19 (8.80%) Project Management
8 17 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (6.94%) ArchiMate
9 15 (6.94%) Service Management
10 14 (6.48%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (6.02%) Cybersecurity
11 13 (6.02%) Network Design
11 13 (6.02%) Risk Management
12 12 (5.56%) Change Management
12 12 (5.56%) Supplier Management
13 11 (5.09%) SOA
13 11 (5.09%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (8.33%) Java
2 14 (6.48%) SQL
3 8 (3.70%) C#
3 8 (3.70%) PowerShell
4 7 (3.24%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.39%) PHP
6 2 (0.93%) C
7 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.46%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (14.35%) Degree
2 18 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (7.87%) MCSE
3 17 (7.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (5.56%) Security Cleared
5 11 (5.09%) DV Cleared
6 9 (4.17%) CISSP
6 9 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (3.70%) CCIE
7 8 (3.70%) SC Cleared
8 7 (3.24%) CCNP
9 6 (2.78%) MCSA
10 5 (2.31%) CISM
10 5 (2.31%) GIAC
11 4 (1.85%) CISA
11 4 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (1.85%) ISSAP
11 4 (1.85%) VCAP
12 3 (1.39%) Master's Degree
12 3 (1.39%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (4.17%) PCI DSS
3 8 (3.70%) RMADS
4 3 (1.39%) QA
5 2 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.93%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.93%) GDPR
6 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.46%) PMO
6 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (7.87%) Active Directory
3 13 (6.02%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.70%) XenApp
5 3 (1.39%) vSphere
6 2 (0.93%) Docker
7 1 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.46%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.46%) UAG
7 1 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (2.31%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.39%) Ansible
2 3 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (1.39%) Puppet
3 2 (0.93%) Terraform
3 2 (0.93%) WSUS
4 1 (0.46%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.46%) CSIRT
4 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.46%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (18.06%) Microsoft
2 26 (12.04%) VMware
3 21 (9.72%) Oracle
4 15 (6.94%) Citrix
5 14 (6.48%) Cisco
6 7 (3.24%) CheckPoint
7 6 (2.78%) CommVault
7 6 (2.78%) Dell Compellent
7 6 (2.78%) Juniper
7 6 (2.78%) NetApp
7 6 (2.78%) Nimble Storage
7 6 (2.78%) Palo Alto
7 6 (2.78%) SAP
8 5 (2.31%) EMC
9 4 (1.85%) HP
10 3 (1.39%) 3PAR
10 3 (1.39%) McAfee
11 2 (0.93%) Adobe
11 2 (0.93%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.46%) Dell
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