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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 114 87 114
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 25 31 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.24% 1.63% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.75% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 24 28 9
Average salary £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £54,250 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £61,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.60%
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
1907 1773 1817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.50% 93.46% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1587 1554 1585
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 July 2015.

Technical Architect Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 7 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 33 (67.35%) Active Directory
2 28 (57.14%) Windows
2 28 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 22 (44.90%) VMware
4 21 (42.86%) Citrix
5 20 (40.82%) MS Exchange
6 18 (36.73%) Hyper-V
7 16 (32.65%) MS Excel
8 15 (30.61%) SQL Server
9 12 (24.49%) Cisco
9 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (22.45%) SQL
10 11 (22.45%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (20.41%) Clustering
11 10 (20.41%) LAN
11 10 (20.41%) WAN
12 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (16.33%) Retail
12 8 (16.33%) Change Management
12 8 (16.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (14.29%) Data Integration
13 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (14.29%) UNIX
14 6 (12.24%) Web Services
14 6 (12.24%) MCSE
14 6 (12.24%) Network Security
14 6 (12.24%) Technical Architecture
14 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
14 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (12.24%) Data Centre

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 20 (40.82%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.04%) Lync
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (32.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.04%) Office 365
1 1 (2.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.41%) LAN
1 10 (20.41%) WAN
2 6 (12.24%) Network Security
3 5 (10.20%) DNS
3 5 (10.20%) HTTPS
3 5 (10.20%) SAN
3 5 (10.20%) Firewall
3 5 (10.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) RequisitePro
General
1 8 (16.33%) Retail
2 5 (10.20%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) Web Services
2 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.04%) HTML
2 1 (2.04%) .NET
2 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.04%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Clustering
2 7 (14.29%) Data Integration
3 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.24%) Data Centre
4 5 (10.20%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (6.12%) Fat Client
5 3 (6.12%) Thin Client
6 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
7 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (57.14%) Windows
2 7 (14.29%) UNIX
3 3 (6.12%) Linux
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (16.33%) Change Management
3 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.24%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (10.20%) Database Mirroring
5 5 (10.20%) Scrum
5 5 (10.20%) CRM
5 5 (10.20%) ETL
6 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.12%) Network Design
7 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.08%) TOGAF
8 2 (4.08%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.08%) Migration
9 1 (2.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.04%) MVC
9 1 (2.04%) Risk Management
9 1 (2.04%) Project Management
9 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (2.04%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.45%) SQL
2 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.04%) C#
3 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (16.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (12.24%) MCSE
2 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.20%) MCP
4 2 (4.08%) VCDX
4 2 (4.08%) VCAP
4 2 (4.08%) Degree
5 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) MCITP
5 1 (2.04%) MCSA
5 1 (2.04%) CCA
5 1 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 33 (67.35%) Active Directory
2 18 (36.73%) Hyper-V
3 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.12%) vSphere
4 3 (6.12%) XenApp
5 2 (4.08%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.08%) vCloud
6 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.04%) XenServer
6 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) NetBackup
1 2 (4.08%) Backup Exec
1 2 (4.08%) SCCM
2 1 (2.04%) SCOM
2 1 (2.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.04%) ARCserve
2 1 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 28 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 22 (44.90%) VMware
3 21 (42.86%) Citrix
4 12 (24.49%) Cisco
5 2 (4.08%) Symantec
5 2 (4.08%) Intel
6 1 (2.04%) NetApp
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