The median annual salary for an IT Architect was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 27 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
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 556 556 600
Rank change year-on-year 0 +44  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Architect 46 82 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.21% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 45 65 51
Median salary £85,000 £78,500 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.28% -1.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,500 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £100,000 £110,000
UK excluding London median salary £69,713 £69,250 £65,000
% change year-on-year +0.66% +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 London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34788 38440 42425
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.80% 95.91% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 28171 33459 35846
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
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 London

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Architect in London

IT Architect
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for IT Architect in London

IT Architect
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Architect in London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Architect in London

IT Architect
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 27 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
City of London +29 9 £110,000 +18.91% 2
Finchley - 1 £75,000 - 1
IT Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 London region featuring IT Architect in the job title.

1 30 (36.14%) Finance
2 23 (27.71%) Microsoft
3 21 (25.30%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (22.89%) SQL Server
5 16 (19.28%) Java
6 15 (18.07%) Oracle
6 15 (18.07%) Management Information System
6 15 (18.07%) Microsoft Azure
7 14 (16.87%) Security Architecture
7 14 (16.87%) Firewall
8 13 (15.66%) Banking
8 13 (15.66%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (15.66%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (15.66%) Presales
9 12 (14.46%) Information Security
10 11 (13.25%) Equities
10 11 (13.25%) VMware
10 11 (13.25%) Change Management
10 11 (13.25%) Risk Management
10 11 (13.25%) Web Services
10 11 (13.25%) JMS
10 11 (13.25%) Cybersecurity
10 11 (13.25%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (13.25%) Degree
11 10 (12.05%) Enterprise Architecture
11 10 (12.05%) Data Centre
11 10 (12.05%) Windows
11 10 (12.05%) Legal
11 10 (12.05%) TOGAF
11 10 (12.05%) IT Strategy

IT Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 8 (9.64%) Apache
2 7 (8.43%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (2.41%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.20%) IIS
5 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.82%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (1.20%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (15.66%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (13.25%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (10.84%) Office 365
4 9 (10.84%) PaaS
5 8 (9.64%) IaaS
6 7 (8.43%) SaaS
7 5 (6.02%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.20%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.87%) Firewall
2 9 (10.84%) LAN
3 6 (7.23%) DHCP
3 6 (7.23%) DNS
3 6 (7.23%) SAN
4 5 (6.02%) NAS
4 5 (6.02%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.02%) VLAN
5 4 (4.82%) WAN
6 3 (3.61%) DMZ
6 3 (3.61%) SSL
7 2 (2.41%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (2.41%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (1.20%) Internet
8 1 (1.20%) IPsec
8 1 (1.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.89%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.43%) Big Data
3 5 (6.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.82%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.61%) Adabas
6 2 (2.41%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
General
1 30 (36.14%) Finance
2 13 (15.66%) Banking
3 10 (12.05%) Legal
4 8 (9.64%) Marketing
5 6 (7.23%) Prime Brokerage
5 6 (7.23%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.61%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.61%) Law
7 2 (2.41%) Back Office
7 2 (2.41%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.41%) Publishing
8 1 (1.20%) International Banking
8 1 (1.20%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.25%) JMS
1 11 (13.25%) Web Services
2 9 (10.84%) .NET
3 5 (6.02%) REST
4 3 (3.61%) HTML
4 3 (3.61%) HTML5
4 3 (3.61%) Middleware
5 2 (2.41%) Apache Sling
5 2 (2.41%) CSS
5 2 (2.41%) CSS3
5 2 (2.41%) JSR 170
5 2 (2.41%) SOAP
6 1 (1.20%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.07%) Management Information System
2 11 (13.25%) Equities
3 10 (12.05%) Data Centre
4 7 (8.43%) Private Cloud
5 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.02%) Clustering
5 5 (6.02%) Computer Science
5 5 (6.02%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (6.02%) Social Media
5 5 (6.02%) Taxonomies
6 4 (4.82%) Derivative
6 4 (4.82%) Fixed Income
6 4 (4.82%) Public Cloud
7 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (3.61%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (3.61%) Virtual Team
8 2 (2.41%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (2.41%) Market Risk
9 1 (1.20%) Credit Risk
9 1 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.05%) Windows
2 8 (9.64%) Linux
3 6 (7.23%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.02%) Windows 7
4 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.30%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (16.87%) Security Architecture
3 13 (15.66%) Continuous Improvement
3 13 (15.66%) Presales
4 12 (14.46%) Information Security
5 11 (13.25%) Change Management
5 11 (13.25%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (13.25%) Risk Management
6 10 (12.05%) Enterprise Architecture
6 10 (12.05%) IT Strategy
6 10 (12.05%) TOGAF
7 9 (10.84%) DevOps
7 9 (10.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (9.64%) SABSA
9 7 (8.43%) CRM
9 7 (8.43%) SDLC
9 7 (8.43%) Supplier Management
10 6 (7.23%) Business Continuity
10 6 (7.23%) Cryptography
10 6 (7.23%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.28%) Java
2 8 (9.64%) SQL
3 7 (8.43%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.02%) C#
4 5 (6.02%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.41%) C
6 1 (1.20%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (13.25%) Degree
2 7 (8.43%) MCSE
2 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (7.23%) MCSA
3 6 (7.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (6.02%) GIAC
5 4 (4.82%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.61%) CCIE
6 3 (3.61%) CISSP
6 3 (3.61%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (3.61%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.61%) Master's Degree
7 2 (2.41%) CISA
8 1 (1.20%) CCNA
8 1 (1.20%) CCNP
8 1 (1.20%) CEH
8 1 (1.20%) CISM
8 1 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.20%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.41%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (2.41%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.20%) GDPR
3 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 9 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.43%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.02%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.02%) XenApp
4 1 (1.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.02%) Backup Exec
2 3 (3.61%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.41%) Ansible
3 2 (2.41%) Puppet
3 2 (2.41%) WSUS
4 1 (1.20%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.20%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (27.71%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.07%) Oracle
3 11 (13.25%) VMware
4 8 (9.64%) Cisco
5 7 (8.43%) CheckPoint
5 7 (8.43%) Citrix
6 6 (7.23%) Palo Alto
7 4 (4.82%) Juniper
8 3 (3.61%) McAfee
8 3 (3.61%) SAP
9 2 (2.41%) Adobe
9 2 (2.41%) Sitecore
10 1 (1.20%) Cognizant
10 1 (1.20%) EMC
10 1 (1.20%) Google
10 1 (1.20%) MobileIron
10 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
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