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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 206 223 229
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 34 20 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.56% 0.29% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.31% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 30 16 18
Average salary £61,500 £58,750 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.68% +15.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,750 £49,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £77,500 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
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
5796 6511 6833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.08% 95.22% 95.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4649 5266 5785
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +21 23 £60,000 +2.12% 4
Cumbria - 7 £65,000 -
Cheshire +2 4 £62,500 +4.16% 2
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 34 (48.57%) Citrix
2 33 (47.14%) VMware
3 31 (44.29%) Microsoft
3 31 (44.29%) Windows
4 27 (38.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (34.29%) Cisco
6 22 (31.43%) Technical Architecture
7 18 (25.71%) HP
7 18 (25.71%) Oracle
8 17 (24.29%) SQL Server
8 17 (24.29%) Migration
9 16 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (22.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 15 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (18.57%) .NET
11 13 (18.57%) VLAN
12 12 (17.14%) SQL
12 12 (17.14%) Web Services
12 12 (17.14%) Active Directory
13 11 (15.71%) Java
13 11 (15.71%) Load Balancing
13 11 (15.71%) Security Cleared
14 10 (14.29%) SC Cleared
14 10 (14.29%) Data Centre
14 10 (14.29%) NetApp
14 10 (14.29%) Business Continuity
14 10 (14.29%) UNIX
14 10 (14.29%) EMC
14 10 (14.29%) MS Excel
14 10 (14.29%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.86%) SharePoint
3 8 (11.43%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
3 8 (11.43%) Office Communications Server
4 7 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (4.29%) CICS
7 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.86%) IIS
7 2 (2.86%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.43%) Apache Pig
8 1 (1.43%) Apache
8 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 10 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.43%) SaaS
1 1 (1.43%) Office 365
1 1 (1.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.57%) VLAN
2 8 (11.43%) LAN
2 8 (11.43%) WAN
3 6 (8.57%) Network Security
3 6 (8.57%) Firewall
4 3 (4.29%) DHCP
4 3 (4.29%) DNS
4 3 (4.29%) MPLS
4 3 (4.29%) BGP
5 2 (2.86%) Internet
6 1 (1.43%) Wireless
6 1 (1.43%) SAN
6 1 (1.43%) FTP
6 1 (1.43%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.86%) MySQL
2 2 (2.86%) Easytrieve
3 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.43%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.43%) HBase
3 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (10.00%) MSI
2 3 (4.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.43%) PowerBuilder
General
1 9 (12.86%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Banking
2 2 (2.86%) Back Office
2 2 (2.86%) Local Government
3 1 (1.43%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.57%) .NET
2 12 (17.14%) Web Services
3 8 (11.43%) ASP.NET
4 7 (10.00%) XML
4 7 (10.00%) Application Packaging
5 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (4.29%) Middleware
6 2 (2.86%) CSS
6 2 (2.86%) J2EE
6 2 (2.86%) HTML
6 2 (2.86%) Spring
7 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.43%) WCF
7 1 (1.43%) jQuery
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.43%) WinForms
7 1 (1.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.00%) FlexPod
3 3 (4.29%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.29%) VSAM
3 3 (4.29%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.86%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (2.86%) New Media
5 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.43%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.43%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.43%) BYOD
5 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.43%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.43%) CMDB
5 1 (1.43%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 31 (44.29%) Windows
2 10 (14.29%) UNIX
3 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (11.43%) AIX
3 8 (11.43%) Solaris
4 2 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.43%) Technical Architecture
2 17 (24.29%) Migration
3 16 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (15.71%) Load Balancing
5 10 (14.29%) Business Continuity
6 9 (12.86%) Data Management
7 8 (11.43%) MVC
8 7 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (10.00%) Mentoring
9 6 (8.57%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (8.57%) SOA
9 6 (8.57%) TOGAF
10 5 (7.14%) Project Management
10 5 (7.14%) E-Commerce
11 4 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (5.71%) Service Management
11 4 (5.71%) Service Delivery
11 4 (5.71%) Business Analysis
12 3 (4.29%) Software Architecture
12 3 (4.29%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.14%) SQL
2 11 (15.71%) Java
3 9 (12.86%) C#
4 7 (10.00%) C
5 4 (5.71%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.29%) COBOL
6 3 (4.29%) JCL
7 2 (2.86%) Assembly Language
7 2 (2.86%) REXX
8 1 (1.43%) VB
8 1 (1.43%) Python
8 1 (1.43%) PHP
8 1 (1.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (22.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 15 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (15.71%) Security Cleared
4 10 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 9 (12.86%) MCSE
6 8 (11.43%) MCSD
6 8 (11.43%) CCA
6 8 (11.43%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (11.43%) CCEA
7 6 (8.57%) MCTS
7 6 (8.57%) NCDA
8 4 (5.71%) VCAP
8 4 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (4.29%) NCIE
9 3 (4.29%) CCNP
9 3 (4.29%) CCNA
10 2 (2.86%) CCDA
11 1 (1.43%) CCSE
11 1 (1.43%) Degree
11 1 (1.43%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (38.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (17.14%) Active Directory
3 7 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (8.57%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.43%) XenServer
5 1 (1.43%) vSphere
5 1 (1.43%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (11.43%) SCCM
2 7 (10.00%) AppDNA
3 1 (1.43%) Oozie
3 1 (1.43%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 34 (48.57%) Citrix
2 33 (47.14%) VMware
3 31 (44.29%) Microsoft
4 24 (34.29%) Cisco
5 18 (25.71%) HP
5 18 (25.71%) Oracle
6 10 (14.29%) EMC
6 10 (14.29%) NetApp
7 8 (11.43%) IBM
8 7 (10.00%) Symantec
8 7 (10.00%) Veeam
9 6 (8.57%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.86%) AppSense
11 1 (1.43%) Teradata
11 1 (1.43%) Hyland
11 1 (1.43%) Capita
11 1 (1.43%) Netezza
11 1 (1.43%) RainStor
11 1 (1.43%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.43%) Ab Initio
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