The median annual salary for an IT Architect was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 28 June 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 / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 218 231 221
Rank change year-on-year +13 -10  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Architect 11 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.17% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 12
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £52,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,985 £92,375 £68,750
UK excluding London median salary £69,713 £66,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +4.83% +2.30%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4976 5936 5505
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.85% 96.24% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 18330 19769 21754
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £22,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £66,750 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

IT Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Architect in the West Midlands

IT Architect
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for IT Architect in the West Midlands

IT Architect
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Architect in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Architect in the West Midlands

IT Architect
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Architect within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Birmingham +8 5 £55,000 - 1
Shropshire - 2 £69,713 -
Coventry - 1 £57,500 -
IT Architect
England

IT Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 West Midlands region featuring IT Architect in the job title.

1 8 (47.06%) TOGAF
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (35.29%) ITIL
3 5 (29.41%) WAN
3 5 (29.41%) Service Design
4 4 (23.53%) Project Management
4 4 (23.53%) JSON
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (23.53%) SaaS
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) IaaS
5 3 (17.65%) Project Governance
5 3 (17.65%) Office 365
5 3 (17.65%) Network Architecture
5 3 (17.65%) PaaS
5 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
5 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (17.65%) PKI
5 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
5 3 (17.65%) Network Design
5 3 (17.65%) Firewall
5 3 (17.65%) WAP
5 3 (17.65%) DHCP
5 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
5 3 (17.65%) OSPF
5 3 (17.65%) BGP
5 3 (17.65%) ICMP
5 3 (17.65%) VPN
5 3 (17.65%) DNS
5 3 (17.65%) SSL

IT Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) IaaS
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (23.53%) SaaS
2 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (17.65%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) Office 365
2 3 (17.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) WAN
2 3 (17.65%) BGP
2 3 (17.65%) DHCP
2 3 (17.65%) DNS
2 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 3 (17.65%) ICMP
2 3 (17.65%) IPv4
2 3 (17.65%) IPv6
2 3 (17.65%) Multicast
2 3 (17.65%) OSPF
2 3 (17.65%) SSL
2 3 (17.65%) VPN
3 2 (11.76%) LAN
3 2 (11.76%) Network Security
3 2 (11.76%) SNMP
3 2 (11.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) SAP BW
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) JSON
2 3 (17.65%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (17.65%) PKI
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) TOGAF
2 6 (35.29%) ITIL
3 5 (29.41%) Service Design
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
5 3 (17.65%) Network Architecture
5 3 (17.65%) Network Design
5 3 (17.65%) Project Governance
5 3 (17.65%) Software Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) ArchiMate
6 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (11.76%) ISMS
6 2 (11.76%) IT Strategy
6 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.76%) SABSA
6 2 (11.76%) Security Architecture
6 2 (11.76%) SOA
7 1 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (17.65%) CCIE
3 2 (11.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 2 (11.76%) CCSP
3 2 (11.76%) CISM
3 2 (11.76%) CISSP
3 2 (11.76%) ISSAP
4 1 (5.88%) CCNA
4 1 (5.88%) CCNP
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.88%) MCSE
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) SAP
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