Period
to 26 July 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

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

IT Architect
UK
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 910 844 975
Rank change year-on-year -66 +131 +18
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Architect 271 447 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.23% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 198 353 283
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
10th Percentile £46,250 £50,250 £49,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £97,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £67,500 £69,000
% change year-on-year -7.41% -2.17% +10.40%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 170529 194747 213359
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.98% 96.49% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 138650 163674 174935
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

IT Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Architect in the UK

IT Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for IT Architect in the UK

IT Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Architect over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Architect in the UK

IT Architect
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 26 July 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 -85 260 £70,000 - 12
UK excluding London -18 145 £62,500 -7.41% 6
London -10 120 £80,000 +1.91% 7
South East +43 55 £70,000 - 4
South West +4 26 £50,000 -37.50%
Midlands +20 24 £60,000 -2.44% 1
West Midlands +44 22 £57,500 -2.13% 1
North of England -13 21 £80,000 +20.75%
East of England -4 13 £58,750 -4.08%
North West -35 11 £82,500 +22.22%
Yorkshire 0 9 £66,250 +1.92%
Wales +9 3 £48,000 -33.70% 1
Scotland +6 3 £50,000 -11.11%
East Midlands +8 2 £63,750 +3.66%
North East - 1 £65,000 -

IT Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 featuring IT Architect in the job title.

1 76 (28.04%) Finance
2 67 (24.72%) TOGAF
3 42 (15.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 39 (14.39%) Microsoft
5 38 (14.02%) SQL
5 38 (14.02%) Web Services
6 37 (13.65%) Banking
7 36 (13.28%) Firewall
7 36 (13.28%) IT Strategy
8 35 (12.92%) Presales
9 34 (12.55%) Retail
9 34 (12.55%) Degree
10 33 (12.18%) Security Architecture
11 32 (11.81%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (11.81%) ITIL
11 32 (11.81%) TCP/IP
12 30 (11.07%) UML
12 30 (11.07%) Information Security
12 30 (11.07%) VMware
13 29 (10.70%) JSON
13 29 (10.70%) Data Modelling
14 28 (10.33%) SSL
14 28 (10.33%) Oracle
14 28 (10.33%) VMware Infrastructure
15 27 (9.96%) Enterprise Architecture
16 26 (9.59%) Wealth Management
16 26 (9.59%) OO
16 26 (9.59%) Data Warehouse
16 26 (9.59%) BPMN
16 26 (9.59%) Data Centre

IT 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 13 (4.80%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.32%) Apache
3 6 (2.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.48%) IIS
5 4 (1.48%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.74%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.74%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.74%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.37%) JBoss
7 1 (0.37%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (3.32%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.85%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (1.48%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.74%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.37%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.37%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 42 (15.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (8.86%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (7.75%) Office 365
4 18 (6.64%) IaaS
5 16 (5.90%) SaaS
6 15 (5.54%) PaaS
7 11 (4.06%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (2.95%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.74%) Google Compute Engine
9 2 (0.74%) iPaaS
10 1 (0.37%) Boomi
10 1 (0.37%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 36 (13.28%) Firewall
2 32 (11.81%) TCP/IP
3 28 (10.33%) SSL
4 23 (8.49%) HTTP
5 19 (7.01%) LAN
5 19 (7.01%) SAN
5 19 (7.01%) WAN
6 9 (3.32%) DHCP
6 9 (3.32%) DNS
7 8 (2.95%) NAS
8 7 (2.58%) VLAN
8 7 (2.58%) VPN
9 6 (2.21%) Network Security
9 6 (2.21%) Wireless
10 5 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (1.48%) DMZ
12 3 (1.11%) Ethernet
12 3 (1.11%) Internet
12 3 (1.11%) IPv4
12 3 (1.11%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (9.59%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (8.86%) SQL Server
3 22 (8.12%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.95%) Big Data
5 6 (2.21%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.85%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.11%) Adabas
7 3 (1.11%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.74%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.74%) MySQL
8 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.37%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.37%) QlikView
9 1 (0.37%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (1.85%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (0.74%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle APEX
General
1 76 (28.04%) Finance
2 37 (13.65%) Banking
3 34 (12.55%) Retail
4 23 (8.49%) Investment Banking
5 22 (8.12%) Retail Banking
6 12 (4.43%) Marketing
7 10 (3.69%) Legal
7 10 (3.69%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.21%) Prime Brokerage
9 4 (1.48%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.11%) Back Office
10 3 (1.11%) Law
10 3 (1.11%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.74%) Billing
11 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.37%) International Banking
12 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (14.02%) Web Services
2 29 (10.70%) JSON
3 22 (8.12%) XML
4 13 (4.80%) JMS
5 10 (3.69%) Middleware
6 9 (3.32%) .NET
6 9 (3.32%) REST
7 5 (1.85%) SOAP
8 4 (1.48%) Java EE
9 3 (1.11%) HTML
9 3 (1.11%) WAP
9 3 (1.11%) WSDL
9 3 (1.11%) XSD
10 2 (0.74%) CSS
10 2 (0.74%) HTML5
11 1 (0.37%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.37%) Apache Sling
11 1 (0.37%) CSS3
11 1 (0.37%) JSR 170
11 1 (0.37%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.59%) Data Centre
2 24 (8.86%) Enterprise Software
3 22 (8.12%) Algorithms
3 22 (8.12%) Data Structures
3 22 (8.12%) Reference Data
4 18 (6.64%) Management Information System
5 16 (5.90%) Computer Science
6 12 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (4.43%) Equities
7 10 (3.69%) Public Cloud
8 8 (2.95%) Hybrid Cloud
8 8 (2.95%) Private Cloud
9 6 (2.21%) Clustering
10 5 (1.85%) Derivative
10 5 (1.85%) Fixed Income
10 5 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (1.85%) Social Media
11 4 (1.48%) PKI
11 4 (1.48%) Taxonomies
11 4 (1.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.12%) Windows
2 19 (7.01%) Linux
3 7 (2.58%) Unix
3 7 (2.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (2.21%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.85%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.48%) AIX
6 4 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (24.72%) TOGAF
2 36 (13.28%) IT Strategy
3 35 (12.92%) Presales
4 33 (12.18%) Security Architecture
5 32 (11.81%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (11.81%) ITIL
6 30 (11.07%) Information Security
6 30 (11.07%) UML
7 29 (10.70%) Data Modelling
8 27 (9.96%) Enterprise Architecture
9 26 (9.59%) BPMN
9 26 (9.59%) OO
9 26 (9.59%) Wealth Management
10 23 (8.49%) Asset Management
11 22 (8.12%) ArchiMate
11 22 (8.12%) OOD
12 20 (7.38%) Project Management
13 19 (7.01%) Stakeholder Management
14 18 (6.64%) Cybersecurity
15 17 (6.27%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 38 (14.02%) SQL
2 23 (8.49%) Java
3 8 (2.95%) PowerShell
4 7 (2.58%) C#
4 7 (2.58%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.11%) PHP
6 2 (0.74%) C
7 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (12.55%) Degree
2 21 (7.75%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (6.27%) MCSE
3 17 (6.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (4.43%) CISSP
5 9 (3.32%) Security Cleared
6 8 (2.95%) CCNP
7 7 (2.58%) CCIE
7 7 (2.58%) CISA
7 7 (2.58%) CISM
7 7 (2.58%) DV Cleared
7 7 (2.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (2.21%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.85%) GIAC
9 5 (1.85%) MCSA
10 4 (1.48%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 4 (1.48%) CCSP
10 4 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (1.48%) ISSAP
11 3 (1.11%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (3.69%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.21%) QA
4 4 (1.48%) RMADS
5 3 (1.11%) GDPR
6 2 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.74%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.37%) COBIT
7 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.37%) PMO
7 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (10.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (5.90%) Active Directory
3 15 (5.54%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.58%) XenApp
5 3 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.74%) Docker
6 2 (0.74%) vSphere
7 1 (0.37%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.37%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.37%) UAG
7 1 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (1.85%) Ansible
1 5 (1.85%) Backup Exec
1 5 (1.85%) Puppet
2 3 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.74%) Terraform
3 2 (0.74%) WSUS
4 1 (0.37%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.37%) CSIRT
4 1 (0.37%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (14.39%) Microsoft
2 30 (11.07%) VMware
3 28 (10.33%) Oracle
4 22 (8.12%) GoldenSource
5 19 (7.01%) Cisco
6 13 (4.80%) Citrix
7 12 (4.43%) CheckPoint
8 8 (2.95%) Juniper
9 7 (2.58%) EMC
9 7 (2.58%) SAP
10 6 (2.21%) HP
10 6 (2.21%) Palo Alto
11 4 (1.48%) CommVault
11 4 (1.48%) Dell
11 4 (1.48%) Dell Compellent
11 4 (1.48%) NetApp
11 4 (1.48%) Nimble Storage
11 4 (1.48%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.11%) F5
12 3 (1.11%) McAfee
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