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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 23 46 22
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -24
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 147 88 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.30% 4.32% 7.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.75% 4.60% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 124 79 99
Average salary £65,000 £64,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £80,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £60,500 £61,810
% change year-on-year
+3.30% -2.11%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1897 1911 1570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.24% 93.86% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1639 1688 1384
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 1 August 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 86 (31.62%) Microsoft
2 61 (22.43%) VMware
2 61 (22.43%) Security Cleared
3 59 (21.69%) SC Cleared
4 56 (20.59%) Cisco
5 48 (17.65%) Windows
6 47 (17.28%) VMware Infrastructure
7 44 (16.18%) Project Management
7 44 (16.18%) Finance
8 41 (15.07%) MS Excel
8 41 (15.07%) Citrix
8 41 (15.07%) Business Development
9 39 (14.34%) Oracle
10 38 (13.97%) ITIL
11 34 (12.50%) Degree
12 32 (11.76%) Active Directory
13 31 (11.40%) MS Exchange
14 29 (10.66%) Migration
15 28 (10.29%) Firewall
15 28 (10.29%) CRM
16 26 (9.56%) Microsoft Certification
17 25 (9.19%) Java
18 24 (8.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 23 (8.46%) MCSE
19 23 (8.46%) Hyper-V
20 21 (7.72%) SharePoint
20 21 (7.72%) SOA
20 21 (7.72%) SAP
20 21 (7.72%) Juniper
20 21 (7.72%) Network Design

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 31 (11.40%) MS Exchange
2 21 (7.72%) SharePoint
3 16 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (4.78%) SharePoint Server
5 13 (4.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (4.41%) Lync
7 10 (3.68%) WebLogic
7 10 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2000
9 5 (1.84%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.10%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.74%) SAS
11 2 (0.74%) CMS
11 2 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.74%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.74%) Node.js
11 2 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.37%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 41 (15.07%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.57%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.84%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (1.10%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.37%) INSURE/90
5 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.37%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.37%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.37%) Pivotal CRM
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.37%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.68%) Office 365
2 8 (2.94%) IaaS
3 6 (2.21%) SaaS
4 3 (1.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (10.29%) Firewall
2 14 (5.15%) Wireless
3 10 (3.68%) Network Security
4 7 (2.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (2.57%) Unified Communications
4 7 (2.57%) MPLS
5 6 (2.21%) LAN
5 6 (2.21%) WAN
5 6 (2.21%) IP Telephony
6 5 (1.84%) WAAS
7 4 (1.47%) OSPF
7 4 (1.47%) BGP
8 3 (1.10%) NetScaler
8 3 (1.10%) IPsec
8 3 (1.10%) SAN
8 3 (1.10%) PBX
9 1 (0.37%) Wireless Security
9 1 (0.37%) Intranet
9 1 (0.37%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.41%) Big Data
3 9 (3.31%) EDRMS
4 6 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.47%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (1.10%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.10%) SAP Data Services
6 3 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.10%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.74%) MySQL
7 2 (0.74%) DB2
7 2 (0.74%) OLAP
7 2 (0.74%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.74%) BODI
7 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.74%) Base SAS
7 2 (0.74%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (1.10%) LSMW
2 2 (0.74%) ERwin
2 2 (0.74%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (0.74%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.37%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.37%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.37%) Hudson
3 1 (0.37%) NetBeans
3 1 (0.37%) Subversion
3 1 (0.37%) Maven
3 1 (0.37%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.37%) Ant
3 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 44 (16.18%) Finance
2 12 (4.41%) Legal
3 11 (4.04%) Retail
3 11 (4.04%) Front Office
4 9 (3.31%) Back Office
4 9 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.84%) Marketing
6 4 (1.47%) Local Government
7 3 (1.10%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.10%) Banking
8 2 (0.74%) Advertising
9 1 (0.37%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.88%) .NET
2 9 (3.31%) Middleware
3 8 (2.94%) J2EE
4 5 (1.84%) Spring
5 4 (1.47%) XML
5 4 (1.47%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.47%) HTML
5 4 (1.47%) Java EE
5 4 (1.47%) WebCenter
6 3 (1.10%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.10%) Application Packaging
6 3 (1.10%) JSP
7 2 (0.74%) Web Services
7 2 (0.74%) XSLT
7 2 (0.74%) WCF
7 2 (0.74%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.74%) RESTful
7 2 (0.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.74%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.51%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (3.31%) Taxonomies
3 7 (2.57%) Open Source
4 5 (1.84%) Social Media
4 5 (1.84%) Celerra
4 5 (1.84%) CMDB
4 5 (1.84%) CLARiiON
5 4 (1.47%) Clustering
5 4 (1.47%) Human Factors
6 3 (1.10%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.10%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.10%) GIS
7 2 (0.74%) NHS
7 2 (0.74%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.74%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.74%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.74%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.74%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.37%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 48 (17.65%) Windows
2 14 (5.15%) Windows 7
3 6 (2.21%) UNIX
4 4 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (1.47%) Linux
4 4 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.10%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.10%) AIX
6 2 (0.74%) Solaris
7 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.37%) Android
7 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (16.18%) Project Management
2 41 (15.07%) Business Development
3 38 (13.97%) ITIL
4 29 (10.66%) Migration
5 28 (10.29%) CRM
6 21 (7.72%) SOA
6 21 (7.72%) Network Design
7 20 (7.35%) TOGAF
8 18 (6.62%) ERP
8 18 (6.62%) Analytics
9 16 (5.88%) Data Migration
9 16 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
9 16 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
10 15 (5.51%) Service Delivery
11 14 (5.15%) Business Transformation
11 14 (5.15%) Knowledge Management
12 13 (4.78%) Customer Engagement
12 13 (4.78%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (4.41%) Data Modelling
13 12 (4.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (9.19%) Java
2 7 (2.57%) C#
3 6 (2.21%) SQL
4 3 (1.10%) ABAP
5 2 (0.74%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.74%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.74%) VB.NET
5 2 (0.74%) Ruby
5 2 (0.74%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.37%) XPath
6 1 (0.37%) VC++
6 1 (0.37%) Perl
6 1 (0.37%) PHP
6 1 (0.37%) C++
6 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 61 (22.43%) Security Cleared
2 59 (21.69%) SC Cleared
3 34 (12.50%) Degree
4 26 (9.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (8.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 23 (8.46%) MCSE
7 17 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (4.78%) CCNP
9 11 (4.04%) MCTS
9 11 (4.04%) MCITP
10 10 (3.68%) CCIE
10 10 (3.68%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (2.94%) CCA
12 7 (2.57%) VCP5
12 7 (2.57%) CCIA
12 7 (2.57%) ISEB
13 6 (2.21%) MCP
14 5 (1.84%) VCAP
14 5 (1.84%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (2.94%) QA
3 5 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (1.10%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.37%) COBIT
5 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (17.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (11.76%) Active Directory
3 23 (8.46%) Hyper-V
4 10 (3.68%) XenDesktop
4 10 (3.68%) XenApp
5 8 (2.94%) vSphere
6 6 (2.21%) Terminal Services
6 6 (2.21%) VMware ESX
6 6 (2.21%) vCloud
7 5 (1.84%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.10%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.74%) XenServer
9 2 (0.74%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.37%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 18 (6.62%) SCCM
2 15 (5.51%) SCOM
3 3 (1.10%) XenMobile
4 2 (0.74%) ARCserve
4 2 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.74%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.74%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.37%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.37%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 86 (31.62%) Microsoft
2 61 (22.43%) VMware
3 56 (20.59%) Cisco
4 41 (15.07%) Citrix
5 39 (14.34%) Oracle
6 21 (7.72%) SAP
6 21 (7.72%) Juniper
7 19 (6.99%) NetApp
8 18 (6.62%) EMC
9 16 (5.88%) F5
10 13 (4.78%) HP
11 12 (4.41%) CheckPoint
12 11 (4.04%) Symantec
13 9 (3.31%) Open Text
13 9 (3.31%) McAfee
14 7 (2.57%) 3PAR
14 7 (2.57%) Sourcefire
15 6 (2.21%) AppSense
15 6 (2.21%) Splunk
16 5 (1.84%) Business Objects
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £100000 per annum + Pension + Health care
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £61000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + excellent bonus + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum + bonus + car + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £65,000 to £95,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
The People Network
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Aximis West
Salary: £70,000 - £85,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago