Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Information Architect was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Information Architect
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1119 1078 1087
Rank change year-on-year -41 +9 +53
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Architect 58 144 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.076% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.079% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 49 112 160
UK median annual salary £72,500 £81,250 £70,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.77% +15.25% +0.71%
10th Percentile £51,100 £58,636 £50,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £67,500 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -6.90% +3.57% +7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 171362 183209 211285
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 137432 153366 175465
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Information Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Architect in the UK

Information Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Information Architect in the UK

Information Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Architect over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Architect in the UK

Information Architect
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 18 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
England -47 54 £72,500 -12.12% 1
UK excluding London +38 31 £67,500 -6.90% 1
London -60 27 £80,000 -3.03%
North of England +9 10 £52,500 -19.23% 1
Midlands +25 6 £67,500 -21.74%
Yorkshire +36 5 £52,500 -19.23% 1
South East +22 5 £61,500 -23.13%
West Midlands +20 5 £68,750 -20.29%
East of England +14 5 £80,000 +33.33%
North West -20 5 £55,000 -19.12%
Scotland -15 4 £70,000 -
South West -11 2 £75,000 +11.11%

Information Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Information 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 featuring Information Architect in the job title.

1 28 (48.28%) Information Security
2 24 (41.38%) Finance
3 21 (36.21%) Data Architecture
3 21 (36.21%) Security Architecture
4 18 (31.03%) Data Modelling
5 15 (25.86%) CISSP
6 14 (24.14%) Enterprise Architecture
7 12 (20.69%) Data Management
8 11 (18.97%) Migration
8 11 (18.97%) ERwin
8 11 (18.97%) Information Architecture
8 11 (18.97%) Data Migration
8 11 (18.97%) Cybersecurity
9 10 (17.24%) Data Quality
9 10 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 10 (17.24%) Degree
10 9 (15.52%) Management Information System
10 9 (15.52%) Data Governance
10 9 (15.52%) Data Strategy
11 8 (13.79%) PCI DSS
11 8 (13.79%) Master Data Management
11 8 (13.79%) Analytics
11 8 (13.79%) Logical Data Model
11 8 (13.79%) CISM
12 7 (12.07%) SQL
12 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (12.07%) TOGAF
12 7 (12.07%) Big Data
12 7 (12.07%) Computer Science

Information Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (1.72%) SAS
1 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.72%) SAP MDG
1 1 (1.72%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.45%) IaaS
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.45%) PaaS
2 2 (3.45%) SaaS
3 1 (1.72%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) Firewall
1 5 (8.62%) Network Security
2 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.72%) DHCP
3 1 (1.72%) DNS
3 1 (1.72%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.72%) IPsec
3 1 (1.72%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.72%) LDAP
3 1 (1.72%) MPLS
3 1 (1.72%) SNMP
3 1 (1.72%) SSH
3 1 (1.72%) SSL
3 1 (1.72%) tcpdump
3 1 (1.72%) WAN
3 1 (1.72%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) Big Data
2 5 (8.62%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.17%) Data Mining
4 3 (5.17%) Star Schema
5 2 (3.45%) Neo4j
5 2 (3.45%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.45%) Triplestore
6 1 (1.72%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.72%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.72%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.72%) EDRMS
6 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.72%) PowerCenter
6 1 (1.72%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 11 (18.97%) ERwin
2 3 (5.17%) MagicDraw
3 1 (1.72%) Burp Suite
3 1 (1.72%) GDB
3 1 (1.72%) JIRA
3 1 (1.72%) Metasploit
3 1 (1.72%) sqlmap
3 1 (1.72%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (41.38%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Banking
2 6 (10.34%) Retail
3 4 (6.90%) Legal
4 2 (3.45%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) XML
2 3 (5.17%) REST
2 3 (5.17%) SailPoint
2 3 (5.17%) Web Services
2 3 (5.17%) XML Schema
3 2 (3.45%) OAuth
3 2 (3.45%) OpenID
4 1 (1.72%) Kafka
4 1 (1.72%) Middleware
4 1 (1.72%) SAML
4 1 (1.72%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Management Information System
2 7 (12.07%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.90%) Equities
3 4 (6.90%) Taxonomies
4 3 (5.17%) Reference Data
4 3 (5.17%) Smart Energy
5 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.45%) CESG
5 2 (3.45%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.45%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.45%) Hedge funds
5 2 (3.45%) Linked Data
5 2 (3.45%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.72%) Clustering
6 1 (1.72%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.72%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.72%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) Windows
2 3 (5.17%) Linux
3 1 (1.72%) AIX
3 1 (1.72%) Android
3 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.72%) Kali Linux
3 1 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (48.28%) Information Security
2 21 (36.21%) Data Architecture
2 21 (36.21%) Security Architecture
3 18 (31.03%) Data Modelling
4 14 (24.14%) Enterprise Architecture
5 12 (20.69%) Data Management
6 11 (18.97%) Cybersecurity
6 11 (18.97%) Data Migration
6 11 (18.97%) Information Architecture
6 11 (18.97%) Migration
7 10 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (15.52%) Data Governance
8 9 (15.52%) Data Strategy
9 8 (13.79%) Analytics
9 8 (13.79%) Logical Data Model
9 8 (13.79%) Master Data Management
10 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (12.07%) TOGAF
11 6 (10.34%) Quality Management
11 6 (10.34%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.07%) SQL
2 2 (3.45%) Python
2 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.45%) SPARQL
3 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.72%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (25.86%) CISSP
2 10 (17.24%) Degree
3 8 (13.79%) CISM
4 6 (10.34%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (8.62%) GIAC
6 4 (6.90%) CISA
7 2 (3.45%) CEH
7 2 (3.45%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (3.45%) CLAS
7 2 (3.45%) CRISC
7 2 (3.45%) GISF
7 2 (3.45%) GSEC
7 2 (3.45%) ISSAP
7 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.72%) GCIH
8 1 (1.72%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 1 (1.72%) Master's Degree
8 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.72%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.24%) Data Quality
1 10 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (13.79%) PCI DSS
3 4 (6.90%) GDPR
4 2 (3.45%) COBIT
4 2 (3.45%) ISO 20022
4 2 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.72%) MiFID
5 1 (1.72%) NIST 800
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (3.45%) Nessus
1 2 (3.45%) SCCM
2 1 (1.72%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.72%) Nmap
2 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (5.17%) IBM
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle
2 2 (3.45%) Aveksa
2 2 (3.45%) CyberArk
2 2 (3.45%) McAfee
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.45%) Palo Alto
2 2 (3.45%) Splunk
2 2 (3.45%) Sybase
2 2 (3.45%) Symantec
3 1 (1.72%) Capita
3 1 (1.72%) Google
3 1 (1.72%) Hortonworks
3 1 (1.72%) Informatica
3 1 (1.72%) NetIQ
3 1 (1.72%) SAP
3 1 (1.72%) Tableau
3 1 (1.72%) Talend
3 1 (1.72%) Teradata