The median annual salary for a IT Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 April 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
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 735 730 796
Rank change year-on-year -5 +66  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Architect 127 217 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.22% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 106 173 134
Median salary £65,000 £70,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,000 £91,250 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £63,250 £69,250 £72,500
% change year-on-year -8.66% -4.48%  

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 83035 100238 108608
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.34% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 68947 84097 88662
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

IT Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Architect in the UK

IT Architect
Top 30 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 3 months to 25 April 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
England -5 121 £65,000 -7.14% 15
London +26 49 £80,000 +6.66% 4
South East +44 20 £62,500 -10.71% 1
South West +24 19 £60,000 -4.00% 3
East of England +9 9 £57,500 -16.36% 1
North West -24 9 £82,500 +21.32% 1
West Midlands +37 6 £65,000 -16.12% 3
Yorkshire +25 6 £66,250 +1.92% 1
Cambridgeshire +12 6 £56,250 -
Gloucestershire +7 6 £65,000 +8.33%
Manchester -11 6 £85,000 +22.74% 1
West Yorkshire +16 5 £57,500 -9.80% 1
Berkshire +13 5 £57,000 -18.57%
Peterborough - 5 £55,000 -
Leeds - 5 £57,500 - 1
Gloucester - 5 £65,000 -
Wiltshire - 5 £47,500 -
Surrey +50 4 £55,000 -21.42%
City of London +25 4 £87,500 +2.94% 2
Hampshire +21 4 £53,500 -17.37% 1
Oxfordshire +5 4 £59,743 -
Bristol - 4 £55,000 - 2
Bath - 4 - - 1
Swindon - 4 £47,500 -
Somerset - 4 - - 1
Reading +15 3 £50,000 -28.57%
Liverpool - 3 £82,500 -
Coventry - 3 £75,000 -
Merseyside - 3 £82,500 -
Birmingham +24 2 £65,000 +4.00% 2

IT Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 44 (19.47%) TOGAF
2 41 (18.14%) Microsoft
3 37 (16.37%) Finance
3 37 (16.37%) VMware
4 35 (15.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 32 (14.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 32 (14.16%) Degree
6 30 (13.27%) Enterprise Architecture
6 30 (13.27%) Information Security
6 30 (13.27%) Windows
6 30 (13.27%) IT Strategy
7 29 (12.83%) ITIL
7 29 (12.83%) Management Information System
8 28 (12.39%) SQL Server
8 28 (12.39%) Active Directory
9 27 (11.95%) Security Architecture
10 25 (11.06%) Service Management
11 23 (10.18%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (10.18%) Firewall
11 23 (10.18%) SAN
12 22 (9.73%) Cisco
12 22 (9.73%) Oracle
12 22 (9.73%) Amazon AWS
13 21 (9.29%) Presales
13 21 (9.29%) Linux
14 20 (8.85%) Citrix
14 20 (8.85%) Cisco Certification
14 20 (8.85%) Data Centre
15 19 (8.41%) Office 365
15 19 (8.41%) Microsoft Certification

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 19 (8.41%) SharePoint
2 14 (6.19%) IIS
3 13 (5.75%) Apache
4 9 (3.98%) MS Exchange
5 6 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (2.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.77%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.33%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.88%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.88%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.44%) DataSynapse
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (3.98%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (2.21%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (2.21%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.44%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.33%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (0.88%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.88%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.44%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.44%) Maximo
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.44%) RMDS
4 1 (0.44%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.44%) SAP MII
4 1 (0.44%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.44%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 35 (15.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (9.73%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (8.41%) Office 365
4 13 (5.75%) SaaS
5 11 (4.87%) IaaS
6 9 (3.98%) PaaS
7 8 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (2.21%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 23 (10.18%) Firewall
1 23 (10.18%) SAN
2 18 (7.96%) LAN
3 16 (7.08%) DNS
3 16 (7.08%) WAN
4 10 (4.42%) TCP/IP
5 9 (3.98%) DHCP
6 7 (3.10%) VLAN
6 7 (3.10%) Wireless
7 6 (2.65%) DMZ
8 5 (2.21%) LDAP
8 5 (2.21%) NAS
9 4 (1.77%) IP Telephony
9 4 (1.77%) Network Security
9 4 (1.77%) VoIP
9 4 (1.77%) VPN
9 4 (1.77%) WLAN
10 3 (1.33%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (1.33%) MPLS
10 3 (1.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.39%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.19%) Big Data
3 6 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.77%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.33%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.33%) MySQL
6 3 (1.33%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.33%) SAP BW
6 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.44%) Adabas
8 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.44%) HBase
8 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.44%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (2.21%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle APEX
General
1 37 (16.37%) Finance
2 16 (7.08%) Banking
3 15 (6.64%) Marketing
4 10 (4.42%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.54%) Legal
6 6 (2.65%) Retail
7 5 (2.21%) Back Office
8 4 (1.77%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.33%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.88%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.88%) Law
10 2 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.88%) Publishing
11 1 (0.44%) Advertising
11 1 (0.44%) Billing
11 1 (0.44%) Front Office
11 1 (0.44%) International Banking
11 1 (0.44%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.64%) Web Services
2 11 (4.87%) .NET
3 10 (4.42%) Middleware
4 5 (2.21%) HTML
5 4 (1.77%) SOAP
6 3 (1.33%) CSS
6 3 (1.33%) HTML5
6 3 (1.33%) JSON
6 3 (1.33%) REST
7 2 (0.88%) Apache Sling
7 2 (0.88%) CSS3
7 2 (0.88%) J2EE
7 2 (0.88%) JMS
7 2 (0.88%) JSR 170
8 1 (0.44%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.44%) Rendezvous
8 1 (0.44%) XHTML
8 1 (0.44%) XML
8 1 (0.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.83%) Management Information System
2 20 (8.85%) Data Centre
3 15 (6.64%) Public Cloud
4 12 (5.31%) Computer Science
5 10 (4.42%) Private Cloud
6 6 (2.65%) Clustering
6 6 (2.65%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.21%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (2.21%) Replication
7 5 (2.21%) Social Media
8 4 (1.77%) EPoS
9 3 (1.33%) Taxonomies
9 3 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.33%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.88%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 30 (13.27%) Windows
2 21 (9.29%) Linux
3 16 (7.08%) Windows Server
4 9 (3.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (3.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.21%) Solaris
6 5 (2.21%) Unix
6 5 (2.21%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.44%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (19.47%) TOGAF
2 30 (13.27%) Enterprise Architecture
2 30 (13.27%) Information Security
2 30 (13.27%) IT Strategy
3 29 (12.83%) ITIL
4 27 (11.95%) Security Architecture
5 25 (11.06%) Service Management
6 23 (10.18%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (9.29%) Presales
8 19 (8.41%) SOA
9 18 (7.96%) Network Design
9 18 (7.96%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (7.08%) Project Management
11 15 (6.64%) Infrastructure Management
11 15 (6.64%) Technical Architecture
12 14 (6.19%) Change Management
12 14 (6.19%) ISMS
12 14 (6.19%) Security Management
13 13 (5.75%) Analytics
13 13 (5.75%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (7.08%) SQL
2 14 (6.19%) Java
3 10 (4.42%) C#
3 10 (4.42%) PowerShell
4 9 (3.98%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.21%) VBScript
6 3 (1.33%) PHP
7 2 (0.88%) C
8 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 32 (14.16%) Degree
2 20 (8.85%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (8.41%) MCSE
3 19 (8.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (7.08%) Security Cleared
5 13 (5.75%) CISSP
5 13 (5.75%) DV Cleared
6 12 (5.31%) SC Cleared
7 11 (4.87%) CCNP
7 11 (4.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (3.54%) MCSA
9 7 (3.10%) CISM
10 6 (2.65%) CISA
10 6 (2.65%) GIAC
10 6 (2.65%) VCAP
11 5 (2.21%) CCIE
11 5 (2.21%) CCNA
12 4 (1.77%) ISSAP
13 3 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (1.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (5.31%) RMADS
3 9 (3.98%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.33%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.88%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.88%) QA
6 1 (0.44%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (14.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (12.39%) Active Directory
3 14 (6.19%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.54%) XenApp
5 6 (2.65%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.77%) vSphere
7 1 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.44%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.44%) UAG
7 1 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (2.21%) Backup Exec
1 5 (2.21%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (1.33%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.88%) SCCM
3 2 (0.88%) WSUS
4 1 (0.44%) CSIRT
4 1 (0.44%) SCOM
4 1 (0.44%) vMotion
Vendors
1 41 (18.14%) Microsoft
2 37 (16.37%) VMware
3 22 (9.73%) Cisco
3 22 (9.73%) Oracle
4 20 (8.85%) Citrix
5 10 (4.42%) SAP
6 7 (3.10%) EMC
7 6 (2.65%) CommVault
7 6 (2.65%) Dell Compellent
7 6 (2.65%) NetApp
7 6 (2.65%) Nimble Storage
8 5 (2.21%) HP
8 5 (2.21%) Juniper
9 4 (1.77%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.77%) Palo Alto
10 3 (1.33%) 3PAR
10 3 (1.33%) Google
10 3 (1.33%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.33%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.88%) Avaya
Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits / Bonus / Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + 27 Hols + exc pension
Posted: Yesterday
Lutterworth, Leicestershire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
International Personal Finance
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £46000 - £57500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £46000 - £57500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
FT Select
Salary: From £80,000 to £105,000 per annum OTE £120/125k + car + corporate ben
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 85000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 85000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Charles Taylor plc
Salary: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Central London / West End
Capgemini
Salary: £60k - 90k per year + Package
Posted: 15 days ago