Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 21 November 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 > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 488 518 612
Rank change year-on-year +30 +94 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Architect 58 72 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.19% 0.21% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.21% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 39 54 37
South East median annual salary £65,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.34% +3.57% +23.89%
10th Percentile £52,500 £57,725 £49,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £90,000 £89,250
England median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year -3.45% - +3.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29763 33916 41254
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.61% 96.98% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 24844 28453 34418
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

IT Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Architect in the South East

IT Architect
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for IT Architect in the South East

IT Architect
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Architect in the South East over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Architect in the South East

IT Architect
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Architect within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +38 19 £65,000 -10.34% 1
Surrey -2 19 £65,000 -11.86% 1
Berkshire +45 13 £65,000 -27.78%
Hampshire +12 10 £80,000 +33.33%
Kent +21 5 £47,500 -26.92%
Oxfordshire +1 4 - - 1
Middlesex - 3 £74,000 -
Buckinghamshire +3 2 - -
West Sussex -1 1 £70,000 +12.00%
East Sussex - 1 £62,500 -
IT Architect
England

IT Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 South East region featuring IT Architect in the job title.

1 23 (39.66%) TOGAF
2 20 (34.48%) Firewall
3 19 (32.76%) Finance
4 13 (22.41%) VMware
4 13 (22.41%) Degree
4 13 (22.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (22.41%) IT Strategy
5 12 (20.69%) Data Centre
5 12 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (20.69%) Technical Architecture
5 12 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (20.69%) Migration
5 12 (20.69%) SAN
5 12 (20.69%) ITIL
6 11 (18.97%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (17.24%) CCNP
7 10 (17.24%) Linux
7 10 (17.24%) MCSE
7 10 (17.24%) ITIL V3
8 9 (15.52%) ArchiMate
8 9 (15.52%) People Management
8 9 (15.52%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (13.79%) Security Architecture
9 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
10 7 (12.07%) Cisco
10 7 (12.07%) Middleware
10 7 (12.07%) Project Management
10 7 (12.07%) Java
10 7 (12.07%) Computer Science

IT Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (8.62%) Apache
1 5 (8.62%) nginx
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (6.90%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (8.62%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (5.17%) SaaS
5 1 (1.72%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 20 (34.48%) Firewall
2 12 (20.69%) SAN
3 5 (8.62%) HTTP
3 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.90%) Ethernet
4 4 (6.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (6.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (6.90%) LAN
4 4 (6.90%) NAS
4 4 (6.90%) WAN
5 2 (3.45%) VPN
6 1 (1.72%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.72%) Network Security
6 1 (1.72%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.72%) Wireless
6 1 (1.72%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) Big Data
1 4 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (6.90%) Hadoop
1 4 (6.90%) NoSQL
1 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database
1 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 19 (32.76%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Marketing
3 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.72%) Billing
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) Middleware
2 5 (8.62%) Java EE
2 5 (8.62%) REST
2 5 (8.62%) SOAP
2 5 (8.62%) Spring Boot
3 4 (6.90%) JSON
3 4 (6.90%) MDX
3 4 (6.90%) Web Services
3 4 (6.90%) WSDL
3 4 (6.90%) XSD
4 1 (1.72%) .NET
4 1 (1.72%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.07%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.72%) Frameworx
5 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.72%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.72%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.24%) Linux
2 5 (8.62%) Unix
2 5 (8.62%) Windows
3 4 (6.90%) AIX
3 4 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (39.66%) TOGAF
2 13 (22.41%) IT Strategy
3 12 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (20.69%) ITIL
3 12 (20.69%) Migration
3 12 (20.69%) Technical Architecture
4 10 (17.24%) ITIL V3
5 9 (15.52%) ArchiMate
5 9 (15.52%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (15.52%) People Management
6 8 (13.79%) Security Architecture
7 7 (12.07%) Information Security
7 7 (12.07%) Project Management
8 6 (10.34%) B2B
8 6 (10.34%) B2C
8 6 (10.34%) CRM
8 6 (10.34%) E-Commerce
8 6 (10.34%) Mentoring
9 5 (8.62%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (8.62%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.07%) Java
2 4 (6.90%) SQL
3 1 (1.72%) C
3 1 (1.72%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (22.41%) Degree
2 11 (18.97%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (17.24%) CCNP
3 10 (17.24%) MCSE
3 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (10.34%) MBA
5 1 (1.72%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) Data Quality
1 4 (6.90%) PCI DSS
1 4 (6.90%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.72%) COBIT
3 1 (1.72%) GDPR
3 1 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (22.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.72%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (22.41%) VMware
2 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.07%) Cisco
4 5 (8.62%) IBM
5 4 (6.90%) CheckPoint
5 4 (6.90%) Cognos
5 4 (6.90%) F5
5 4 (6.90%) HP
5 4 (6.90%) Nokia
5 4 (6.90%) Oracle
5 4 (6.90%) Red Hat
5 4 (6.90%) Tableau
6 3 (5.17%) Juniper
7 1 (1.72%) Dell