Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Senior Architect
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 462 486 518
Rank change year-on-year +24 +32 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 93 102 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.30% 0.29% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.30% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 77 81 104
South East median annual salary £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% - -7.14%
10th Percentile £55,000 £46,250 £53,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £86,750
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £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 29734 34034 41244
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 96.98% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 24799 28533 34421
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 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

Senior Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Architect in the South East

Senior Architect
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Senior Architect in the South East

Senior Architect
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Architect in the South East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Architect in the South East

Senior 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 Senior Architect within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 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 +11 37 £77,500 +5.08% 4
Berkshire +24 24 £80,000 - 3
Hampshire +19 24 £70,000 +34.62% 2
Surrey +5 19 £70,000 +7.69% 2
Buckinghamshire +20 11 £70,000 +7.69% 1
Middlesex - 8 - -
Oxfordshire -2 3 £75,000 +3.45%
West Sussex - 2 £61,250 -
East Sussex - 1 £60,000 -
Kent - 1 £60,000 -
Senior Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Architect in the job title.

1 30 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (26.88%) TOGAF
3 21 (22.58%) Degree
4 18 (19.35%) SDLC
5 16 (17.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (17.20%) Enterprise Architecture
5 16 (17.20%) Finance
5 16 (17.20%) ITIL
6 15 (16.13%) WAN
6 15 (16.13%) VPN
6 15 (16.13%) Presales
7 14 (15.05%) Software Engineering
8 13 (13.98%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (13.98%) LAN
8 13 (13.98%) Microsoft
8 13 (13.98%) VMware
9 12 (12.90%) Cisco
9 12 (12.90%) DevOps
9 12 (12.90%) Puppet
9 12 (12.90%) IT Strategy
10 11 (11.83%) Opscode Chef
10 11 (11.83%) Ansible
10 11 (11.83%) Information Security
10 11 (11.83%) Telecoms
10 11 (11.83%) Computer Science
11 10 (10.75%) QA
11 10 (10.75%) Migration
12 9 (9.68%) Scrum
12 9 (9.68%) Configuration Management
12 9 (9.68%) Web Services

Senior 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 3 (3.23%) Apache
1 3 (3.23%) Confluence
1 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (3.23%) IIS
1 3 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.08%) Apache Geronimo
2 1 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.08%) JBoss
2 1 (1.08%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.08%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.08%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (13.98%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (8.60%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (8.60%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (8.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (4.30%) Force.com
5 3 (3.23%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.15%) PaaS
7 1 (1.08%) Google Play
7 1 (1.08%) IaaS
7 1 (1.08%) Office 365
7 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.13%) VPN
1 15 (16.13%) WAN
2 13 (13.98%) LAN
3 8 (8.60%) IPsec
4 7 (7.53%) DNS
4 7 (7.53%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (6.45%) 5G
5 6 (6.45%) Diameter Protocol
5 6 (6.45%) GSM
5 6 (6.45%) LTE
5 6 (6.45%) MPLS
5 6 (6.45%) RANAP
5 6 (6.45%) SAN
5 6 (6.45%) TCP/IP
5 6 (6.45%) UMTS
6 5 (5.38%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (5.38%) DHCP
6 5 (5.38%) VoIP
6 5 (5.38%) WLAN
7 4 (4.30%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.60%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.15%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (1.08%) Big Data
4 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.08%) GIS
4 1 (1.08%) Power BI
4 1 (1.08%) QlikView
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (8.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 8 (8.60%) Hudson
1 8 (8.60%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.38%) TeamCity
3 3 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.23%) JIRA
3 3 (3.23%) Vagrant
4 2 (2.15%) GitLab
4 2 (2.15%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (2.15%) Selenium
5 1 (1.08%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (1.08%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (17.20%) Finance
2 11 (11.83%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.38%) Banking
4 4 (4.30%) Retail
5 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.08%) Advertising
6 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.68%) JSON
1 9 (9.68%) Web Services
2 8 (8.60%) Middleware
3 4 (4.30%) REST
3 4 (4.30%) SOAP
4 3 (3.23%) .NET
5 2 (2.15%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.15%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (2.15%) CSS
5 2 (2.15%) Entity Framework
5 2 (2.15%) HTML
6 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.08%) HTML5
6 1 (1.08%) J2EE
6 1 (1.08%) RESTful
6 1 (1.08%) Spring
6 1 (1.08%) Xamarin.iOS
6 1 (1.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.83%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.60%) Private Cloud
2 8 (8.60%) Public Cloud
3 7 (7.53%) Data Centre
4 6 (6.45%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.30%) Cloud Native
5 4 (4.30%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.68%) Windows
2 7 (7.53%) Linux
3 5 (5.38%) CentOS
3 5 (5.38%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.23%) Android
4 3 (3.23%) Kali Linux
4 3 (3.23%) Ubuntu
4 3 (3.23%) Windows 10
4 3 (3.23%) Windows 8
4 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.08%) Unix
6 1 (1.08%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (26.88%) TOGAF
3 18 (19.35%) SDLC
4 16 (17.20%) Enterprise Architecture
4 16 (17.20%) ITIL
5 15 (16.13%) Presales
6 14 (15.05%) Software Engineering
7 12 (12.90%) DevOps
7 12 (12.90%) IT Strategy
8 11 (11.83%) Information Security
9 10 (10.75%) Migration
10 9 (9.68%) Configuration Management
10 9 (9.68%) Scrum
11 8 (8.60%) Auto-Scaling
11 8 (8.60%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (8.60%) Security Architecture
11 8 (8.60%) Systems Analysis
12 7 (7.53%) Change Management
12 7 (7.53%) SABSA
13 6 (6.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.53%) Java
2 5 (5.38%) C#
3 4 (4.30%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.23%) SQL
4 3 (3.23%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.08%) C
5 1 (1.08%) C++
5 1 (1.08%) Perl
5 1 (1.08%) PHP
5 1 (1.08%) Python
5 1 (1.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (22.58%) Degree
2 6 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.38%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.30%) CCIE
4 4 (4.30%) CISSP
4 4 (4.30%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.23%) CCDE
5 3 (3.23%) CEH
5 3 (3.23%) CISM
5 3 (3.23%) CREST Certified
5 3 (3.23%) GIAC
5 3 (3.23%) JNCIP
5 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.15%) AWS Certification
6 2 (2.15%) CCNP
6 2 (2.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.08%) MCSE
7 1 (1.08%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.75%) QA
2 3 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.23%) NIST 800
2 3 (3.23%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.23%) SLA
3 1 (1.08%) DO-178B
System Software
1 8 (8.60%) Active Directory
1 8 (8.60%) Docker
2 6 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (12.90%) Puppet
2 11 (11.83%) Ansible
2 11 (11.83%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (8.60%) Kubernetes
3 8 (8.60%) Mesos
3 8 (8.60%) rkt
3 8 (8.60%) Terraform
4 5 (5.38%) SCCM
5 3 (3.23%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (3.23%) Nagios
5 3 (3.23%) Nessus
5 3 (3.23%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.23%) Nmap
5 3 (3.23%) SCOM
6 2 (2.15%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 13 (13.98%) Microsoft
1 13 (13.98%) VMware
2 12 (12.90%) Cisco
3 8 (8.60%) Citrix
3 8 (8.60%) Juniper
4 6 (6.45%) Red Hat
5 5 (5.38%) Dell
6 4 (4.30%) EMC
6 4 (4.30%) NetApp
6 4 (4.30%) Palo Alto
6 4 (4.30%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (3.23%) CA
7 3 (3.23%) CommVault
7 3 (3.23%) F5
7 3 (3.23%) FireEye
7 3 (3.23%) McAfee
7 3 (3.23%) Rackspace
7 3 (3.23%) Sophos
7 3 (3.23%) Splunk
7 3 (3.23%) Veritas