The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 112 111 117
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 16 21 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.81% 0.98% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 1.04% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 14
Average salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £56,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £58,935 £57,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+2.49% -8.00%
Technical Architect
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1861 2012 1996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.85% 94.33% 93.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1580 1707 1786
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Technical Architect
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Technical Architect Salary Trend in Birmingham

Technical Architect
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Technical Architect Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title.

1 23 (57.50%) Active Directory
2 21 (52.50%) Microsoft
2 21 (52.50%) Windows
3 18 (45.00%) VMware
4 16 (40.00%) Hyper-V
5 15 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 15 (37.50%) MS Exchange
6 13 (32.50%) Citrix
7 11 (27.50%) Cisco
8 10 (25.00%) LAN
8 10 (25.00%) WAN
8 10 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (20.00%) Retail
9 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (20.00%) Change Management
10 7 (17.50%) Data Integration
10 7 (17.50%) Data Centre
11 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
11 6 (15.00%) Network Security
12 5 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (12.50%) SQL
12 5 (12.50%) UNIX
13 4 (10.00%) Linux
13 4 (10.00%) Finance
13 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
13 4 (10.00%) SCCM
14 3 (7.50%) SCOM
14 3 (7.50%) Fat Client
14 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2000
14 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2000
2 3 (7.50%) Lync
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 15 (37.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Force.com
2 1 (2.50%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) IaaS
2 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) LAN
1 10 (25.00%) WAN
2 6 (15.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Ant
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (20.00%) Retail
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.50%) Visualforce
2 1 (2.50%) XML
2 1 (2.50%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) HTML
2 1 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Data Integration
1 7 (17.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.50%) Fat Client
2 3 (7.50%) Clustering
2 3 (7.50%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 21 (52.50%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) UNIX
3 4 (10.00%) Linux
4 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (20.00%) Change Management
3 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (7.50%) Migration
5 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.00%) Workflow
5 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (5.00%) Matrix Management
5 2 (5.00%) Network Design
5 2 (5.00%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.50%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.50%) Content Management
6 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (2.50%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (2.50%) Line Management
6 1 (2.50%) Change Control
6 1 (2.50%) Project Management
6 1 (2.50%) Validation
6 1 (2.50%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (2.50%) Apex Code
3 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) MCP
3 2 (5.00%) VCAP
3 2 (5.00%) VCDX
4 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) MCITP
4 1 (2.50%) MCSE
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 23 (57.50%) Active Directory
2 16 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.00%) vSphere
4 2 (5.00%) vCloud
5 1 (2.50%) XenApp
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) SCCM
2 3 (7.50%) SCOM
3 2 (5.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 1 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.50%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 21 (52.50%) Microsoft
2 18 (45.00%) VMware
3 13 (32.50%) Citrix
4 11 (27.50%) Cisco
5 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.00%) Symantec
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle
6 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.50%) Informatica
6 1 (2.50%) Intel
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