The median annual salary for a Principal Architect was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Principal Architect
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 186 178
Rank change year-on-year +22 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Architect 5 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.17% 0.029% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.030% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 9
Median salary £77,500 £80,000 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.12% -5.88%  
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £82,500 £78,750
% change year-on-year -15.15% +4.76%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. 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
Hampshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2904 3349 3722
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 96.80% 97.61% 98.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2463 2979 3147
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Principal Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire that featured Principal Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Principal Architect in Hampshire

Principal Architect
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Salary trend for Principal Architect in Hampshire

Principal Architect
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Principal Architect in Hampshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Principal Architect in Hampshire

Principal Architect
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Architect within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Fareham - 2 £75,000 -
Portsmouth - 2 £85,000 -
Aldershot - 1 £70,000 -
Principal Architect
South East

Principal Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Principal 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 Hampshire region featuring Principal Architect in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) MPLS
1 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) BGP
2 4 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (37.50%) Network Security
3 3 (37.50%) Security Architecture
3 3 (37.50%) Presales
4 2 (25.00%) VoIP
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) FlexPod
4 2 (25.00%) Private Cloud
5 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (12.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (12.50%) Conceptual Models
5 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (12.50%) SIEM
5 1 (12.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (12.50%) Web Filtering
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) CCSP
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) CISSP
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (12.50%) SAN
5 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
5 1 (12.50%) CISM

Principal Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) MPLS
2 4 (50.00%) BGP
3 3 (37.50%) Network Security
4 2 (25.00%) VoIP
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (12.50%) NAS
5 1 (12.50%) SAN
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) FlexPod
2 2 (25.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
3 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (37.50%) Presales
2 3 (37.50%) Security Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Conceptual Models
3 1 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) SIEM
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (12.50%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (12.50%) CCSP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CISM
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) VMware