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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 102 99 119
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 25 25 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.24% 1.27% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 1.35% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 24 22 8
Average salary £62,500 £62,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £57,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £74,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
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
1884 1856 1892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.41% 94.26% 93.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1579 1600 1671
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 July 2015.

Technical Architect Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 29 (60.42%) Active Directory
2 26 (54.17%) Microsoft
3 24 (50.00%) Windows
4 21 (43.75%) VMware
5 19 (39.58%) Citrix
5 19 (39.58%) MS Exchange
6 18 (37.50%) Hyper-V
7 16 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 12 (25.00%) Cisco
8 12 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
10 10 (20.83%) LAN
10 10 (20.83%) WAN
10 10 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (18.75%) Retail
12 8 (16.67%) Change Management
12 8 (16.67%) UNIX
12 8 (16.67%) SQL
12 8 (16.67%) Data Centre
13 7 (14.58%) Data Integration
13 7 (14.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (14.58%) Clustering
14 6 (12.50%) Network Security
14 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
15 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2000
15 5 (10.42%) MCP
16 4 (8.33%) Linux
16 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
16 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
16 4 (8.33%) Finance

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 19 (39.58%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2000
3 2 (4.17%) Lync
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.83%) LAN
1 10 (20.83%) WAN
2 6 (12.50%) Network Security
3 2 (4.17%) DNS
3 2 (4.17%) HTTPS
3 2 (4.17%) SAN
3 2 (4.17%) Firewall
3 2 (4.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) RequisitePro
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (18.75%) Retail
2 4 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.08%) HTML
2 1 (2.08%) .NET
2 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.08%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 7 (14.58%) Clustering
2 7 (14.58%) Data Integration
3 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 3 (6.25%) Thin Client
4 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 24 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (16.67%) UNIX
3 4 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (16.67%) Change Management
3 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.25%) Migration
4 3 (6.25%) Network Design
4 3 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.17%) Database Mirroring
5 2 (4.17%) TOGAF
5 2 (4.17%) Scrum
5 2 (4.17%) CRM
5 2 (4.17%) ETL
6 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.08%) Project Management
6 1 (2.08%) SOA
6 1 (2.08%) MVC
6 1 (2.08%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.08%) Workflow
6 1 (2.08%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.08%) C#
2 1 (2.08%) Java
2 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.42%) MCP
4 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (6.25%) MCSE
6 2 (4.17%) VCDX
6 2 (4.17%) VCAP
7 1 (2.08%) MCITP
7 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 29 (60.42%) Active Directory
2 18 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 12 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.17%) vSphere
4 2 (4.17%) vCloud
4 2 (4.17%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.08%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) SCCM
2 2 (4.17%) SCOM
2 2 (4.17%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.17%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.08%) ARCserve
3 1 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 26 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 21 (43.75%) VMware
3 19 (39.58%) Citrix
4 12 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (4.17%) Intel
5 2 (4.17%) Symantec
6 1 (2.08%) NetApp
6 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle