The first table below looks at the demand for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 24 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 128 165 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.01% 9.35% 6.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.32% 9.94% 6.70%
Number of salaries quoted 104 122 75
Average salary £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1749 1660 1402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.78% 94.10% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1519 1383 1244
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Architect
West Midlands

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Architect
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Architect Salary Trend in Birmingham

Architect
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 50 (23.04%) Microsoft
2 45 (20.74%) Security Cleared
3 43 (19.82%) SC Cleared
3 43 (19.82%) Windows
4 40 (18.43%) VMware
5 36 (16.59%) Cisco
6 30 (13.82%) Oracle
6 30 (13.82%) Citrix
6 30 (13.82%) Advertising
7 29 (13.36%) Active Directory
8 27 (12.44%) MS Excel
8 27 (12.44%) Technical Architecture
9 23 (10.60%) ITIL
9 23 (10.60%) Juniper
9 23 (10.60%) VMware Infrastructure
10 22 (10.14%) Java
10 22 (10.14%) Firewall
11 21 (9.68%) Business Development
11 21 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
11 21 (9.68%) Network Security
12 20 (9.22%) MS Exchange
12 20 (9.22%) Legal
13 18 (8.29%) Degree
13 18 (8.29%) WAN
14 17 (7.83%) WebLogic
14 17 (7.83%) CheckPoint
14 17 (7.83%) TOGAF
15 16 (7.37%) Retail
15 16 (7.37%) McAfee
15 16 (7.37%) Project Management

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (9.22%) MS Exchange
2 17 (7.83%) WebLogic
3 10 (4.61%) Lync
4 9 (4.15%) SharePoint
4 9 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (3.69%) AquaLogic Service Bus
5 8 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (3.69%) WebSphere Process Server
5 8 (3.69%) WebSphere
5 8 (3.69%) AquaLogic
5 8 (3.69%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (3.69%) WebLogic Portal
5 8 (3.69%) WebLogic Integration
6 7 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2000
7 4 (1.84%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.84%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.92%) CMS
8 2 (0.92%) SAS
Applications
1 27 (12.44%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.69%) MS Office
3 3 (1.38%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.69%) Oracle BPM
1 8 (3.69%) AquaLogic BPM
2 3 (1.38%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.46%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.46%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.46%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.46%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.61%) Office 365
2 2 (0.92%) SaaS
2 2 (0.92%) PaaS
2 2 (0.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.14%) Firewall
2 21 (9.68%) Network Security
3 18 (8.29%) WAN
4 11 (5.07%) LAN
4 11 (5.07%) Unified Communications
5 8 (3.69%) Wireless
6 7 (3.23%) Internet
6 7 (3.23%) VPN
7 6 (2.76%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (2.76%) Ethernet
7 6 (2.76%) TCP/IP
7 6 (2.76%) MPLS
8 4 (1.84%) OSPF
8 4 (1.84%) BGP
8 4 (1.84%) SAN
9 3 (1.38%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.46%) Intranet
10 1 (0.46%) DNS
10 1 (0.46%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.76%) Big Data
2 6 (2.76%) Relational Database
2 6 (2.76%) RDBMS
3 4 (1.84%) DB2
4 3 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.92%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.92%) BODI
5 2 (0.92%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.46%) DataStage
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.46%) MySQL
6 1 (0.46%) OLAP
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.46%) DTS
6 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.38%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.92%) LSMW
3 1 (0.46%) Hudson
3 1 (0.46%) PhoneGap
3 1 (0.46%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.46%) Git (software)
General
1 30 (13.82%) Advertising
2 20 (9.22%) Legal
3 16 (7.37%) Retail
4 15 (6.91%) Finance
5 7 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.76%) Front Office
7 4 (1.84%) Marketing
8 3 (1.38%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.92%) Local Government
9 2 (0.92%) Banking
10 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.53%) HTML
2 10 (4.61%) HTML5
3 9 (4.15%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (3.23%) .NET
5 6 (2.76%) WCF
6 5 (2.30%) Middleware
6 5 (2.30%) CSS
6 5 (2.30%) WPF
6 5 (2.30%) Silverlight
7 4 (1.84%) XSLT
8 3 (1.38%) J2EE
8 3 (1.38%) XML
8 3 (1.38%) Java EE
8 3 (1.38%) Spring
9 2 (0.92%) REST
9 2 (0.92%) Web Services
10 1 (0.46%) JSP
10 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.46%) EJB
10 1 (0.46%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.91%) Open Source
2 13 (5.99%) Human Factors
2 13 (5.99%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (3.69%) Blackberry
4 6 (2.76%) PKI
5 3 (1.38%) NHS
5 3 (1.38%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.38%) EMC Centera
5 3 (1.38%) Clustering
6 2 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.92%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.92%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (0.92%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.92%) GIS
7 1 (0.46%) Replication
7 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.46%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.46%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.46%) CMDB
7 1 (0.46%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 43 (19.82%) Windows
2 7 (3.23%) Apple iOS
2 7 (3.23%) Windows 7
2 7 (3.23%) Android
3 6 (2.76%) UNIX
4 5 (2.30%) Solaris
4 5 (2.30%) Linux
4 5 (2.30%) AIX
5 2 (0.92%) HPUX
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (12.44%) Technical Architecture
2 23 (10.60%) ITIL
3 21 (9.68%) Business Development
4 17 (7.83%) TOGAF
5 16 (7.37%) Project Management
5 16 (7.37%) ERP
6 15 (6.91%) Analytics
7 14 (6.45%) Service Delivery
8 13 (5.99%) Migration
8 13 (5.99%) Security Architecture
9 12 (5.53%) Enterprise Architecture
10 11 (5.07%) SOA
10 11 (5.07%) Network Design
10 11 (5.07%) Infrastructure Management
11 10 (4.61%) SIEM
11 10 (4.61%) Network Architecture
12 9 (4.15%) E-Commerce
12 9 (4.15%) Data Modelling
12 9 (4.15%) Data Management
12 9 (4.15%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 22 (10.14%) Java
2 6 (2.76%) C#
3 3 (1.38%) SQL
3 3 (1.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.92%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.46%) PHP
5 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.46%) ABAP
5 1 (0.46%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 45 (20.74%) Security Cleared
2 43 (19.82%) SC Cleared
3 21 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (8.29%) Degree
5 15 (6.91%) CCIE
6 14 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (5.99%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (5.53%) MCSE
9 10 (4.61%) CCNP
10 8 (3.69%) MCP
10 8 (3.69%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (3.69%) CISSP
11 6 (2.76%) GSEC
12 5 (2.30%) MCITP
13 4 (1.84%) JNCIA
13 4 (1.84%) JNCIE
13 4 (1.84%) CCIP
14 3 (1.38%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (1.38%) VCP5
14 3 (1.38%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 29 (13.36%) Active Directory
2 23 (10.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.53%) Hyper-V
4 11 (5.07%) XenApp
5 9 (4.15%) Terminal Services
6 8 (3.69%) VMware ESX
7 6 (2.76%) ISA Server
8 5 (2.30%) XenServer
8 5 (2.30%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.38%) IAG
10 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.92%) PowerHA
10 2 (0.92%) Xen
10 2 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.46%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.46%) Squid
11 1 (0.46%) vSphere
11 1 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (6.91%) SCCM
2 14 (6.45%) SCOM
3 6 (2.76%) Nessus
4 2 (0.92%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.92%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.92%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.46%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 50 (23.04%) Microsoft
2 40 (18.43%) VMware
3 36 (16.59%) Cisco
4 30 (13.82%) Oracle
4 30 (13.82%) Citrix
5 23 (10.60%) Juniper
6 17 (7.83%) CheckPoint
7 16 (7.37%) McAfee
8 15 (6.91%) IBM
9 14 (6.45%) SAP
10 13 (5.99%) HP
10 13 (5.99%) F5
11 12 (5.53%) Sourcefire
12 11 (5.07%) TippingPoint
13 9 (4.15%) NetApp
13 9 (4.15%) Blue Coat
14 7 (3.23%) EMC
14 7 (3.23%) Symantec
15 6 (2.76%) ArcSight
15 6 (2.76%) Lumension
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £61000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: To £55,000 + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K base + 10K Bonus + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Up to £70K + Car Allownace + Bonus +
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £56400 per month
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + car allow+20%bonus+ben
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car allow+20% bonus+ben
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £55000 to £70000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + + Car + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago