The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 203 233 243
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 38 19 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.57% 0.27% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.28% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 33 16 16
Average salary £62,500 £62,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,250
10% offered a salary of more than £78,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Technical Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6382 6710 7076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.28% 95.12% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5137 5464 5950
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Technical Architect
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Technical Architect Salary Trend in the North West

Technical Architect
Salary Histogram in the North West

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

Technical Architect Salary Histogram in the North West

Technical Architect
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +13 22 £60,000 -4.00% 5
Cumbria - 11 £62,500 - 1
Cheshire +3 3 £62,500 -16.66% 4
Merseyside +3 2 £82,500 +50.00%
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 32 (45.07%) Citrix
2 29 (40.85%) Microsoft
2 29 (40.85%) Windows
2 29 (40.85%) VMware
3 23 (32.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (29.58%) Technical Architecture
4 21 (29.58%) Cisco
5 17 (23.94%) SQL Server
5 17 (23.94%) SQL
5 17 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (21.13%) Migration
6 15 (21.13%) HP
7 14 (19.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (19.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (18.31%) Business Continuity
8 13 (18.31%) .NET
8 13 (18.31%) Oracle
9 12 (16.90%) Finance
9 12 (16.90%) VLAN
9 12 (16.90%) Load Balancing
10 11 (15.49%) Security Cleared
10 11 (15.49%) Data Management
11 10 (14.08%) Active Directory
11 10 (14.08%) LAN
11 10 (14.08%) SharePoint
11 10 (14.08%) SC Cleared
12 9 (12.68%) QA
12 9 (12.68%) WAN
12 9 (12.68%) UNIX
12 9 (12.68%) NetApp

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 10 (14.08%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.86%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.86%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 7 (9.86%) Office Communications Server
3 6 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (5.63%) IIS
5 3 (4.23%) Apache
5 3 (4.23%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.82%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) SaaS
2 1 (1.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.90%) VLAN
2 10 (14.08%) LAN
3 9 (12.68%) WAN
4 7 (9.86%) Firewall
5 6 (8.45%) Network Security
6 4 (5.63%) Internet
7 3 (4.23%) DHCP
7 3 (4.23%) FTP
7 3 (4.23%) DNS
8 2 (2.82%) MPLS
8 2 (2.82%) BGP
9 1 (1.41%) WLAN
9 1 (1.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.94%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.86%) MySQL
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) MSI
2 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.41%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (1.41%) JIRA
3 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.41%) Ant
General
1 12 (16.90%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Law
3 2 (2.82%) Back Office
3 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.82%) Local Government
4 1 (1.41%) Legal
4 1 (1.41%) Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.31%) .NET
2 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET
2 7 (9.86%) Application Packaging
3 4 (5.63%) Web Services
3 4 (5.63%) HTML
4 3 (4.23%) JSON
4 3 (4.23%) Spring
4 3 (4.23%) XML
4 3 (4.23%) CSS
4 3 (4.23%) J2EE
4 3 (4.23%) WCF
4 3 (4.23%) WPF
4 3 (4.23%) Symfony
5 2 (2.82%) jQuery
5 2 (2.82%) SOAP
5 2 (2.82%) Doctrine
6 1 (1.41%) Ajax
6 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.41%) ADO.NET
6 1 (1.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) FlexPod
2 3 (4.23%) Public Cloud
2 3 (4.23%) CMDB
2 3 (4.23%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.82%) New Media
4 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.41%) Clustering
4 1 (1.41%) User Experience
4 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (40.85%) Windows
2 9 (12.68%) UNIX
3 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (9.86%) AIX
4 7 (9.86%) Solaris
5 2 (2.82%) Linux
6 1 (1.41%) Android
6 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.58%) Technical Architecture
2 17 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (21.13%) Migration
4 13 (18.31%) Business Continuity
5 12 (16.90%) Load Balancing
6 11 (15.49%) Data Management
7 8 (11.27%) Project Management
7 8 (11.27%) Mentoring
8 7 (9.86%) E-Commerce
8 7 (9.86%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (9.86%) MVC
8 7 (9.86%) TOGAF
9 5 (7.04%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (7.04%) SOA
10 4 (5.63%) Service Management
10 4 (5.63%) ITIL
10 4 (5.63%) Business Analysis
11 3 (4.23%) PRINCE2
11 3 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (4.23%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.94%) SQL
2 8 (11.27%) C#
3 7 (9.86%) Java
3 7 (9.86%) C
4 6 (8.45%) PHP
5 5 (7.04%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (19.72%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (19.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (15.49%) Security Cleared
3 10 (14.08%) SC Cleared
4 8 (11.27%) MCSE
5 7 (9.86%) MCSD
5 7 (9.86%) CCA
5 7 (9.86%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (9.86%) CCEA
6 6 (8.45%) MCTS
6 6 (8.45%) NCDA
7 5 (7.04%) Degree
8 3 (4.23%) NCIE
8 3 (4.23%) VCAP
8 3 (4.23%) CCNA
8 3 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.82%) CCNP
10 1 (1.41%) CCDA
10 1 (1.41%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.41%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.68%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (32.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (14.08%) Active Directory
3 7 (9.86%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (5.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) SCCM
1 7 (9.86%) AppDNA
2 3 (4.23%) Tivoli
2 3 (4.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 32 (45.07%) Citrix
2 29 (40.85%) VMware
2 29 (40.85%) Microsoft
3 21 (29.58%) Cisco
4 15 (21.13%) HP
5 13 (18.31%) Oracle
6 9 (12.68%) NetApp
7 8 (11.27%) EMC
8 7 (9.86%) Veeam
8 7 (9.86%) Symantec
9 2 (2.82%) AppSense
10 1 (1.41%) Hyland
10 1 (1.41%) Capita
10 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.41%) IBM
10 1 (1.41%) Sybase
10 1 (1.41%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (1.41%) Cognos
10 1 (1.41%) Sencha
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Posted: 14 days ago