The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Design Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Design Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Design Architect
Rank 891 923 870
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -53
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Design Architect 11 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.013% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.013% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 8
Average salary £70,000 £65,000 £59,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +10.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £46,000 £46,750
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £81,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £65,000 £68,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Design Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Technical Design Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Technical Design Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Design Architect within the UK.

Technical Design Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Technical Design Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Design Architect over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 within the UK.

Technical Design Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Design Architect
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Design Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 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
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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
England +19 11 £70,000 +7.69%
West Midlands -6 6 £70,000 +75.00%
Birmingham - 6 £70,000 -
Surrey +8 2 £75,625 -6.63%
South East +6 2 £75,625 +16.34%
London +19 1 £65,000 +7.08%
Dorset - 1 £42,500 -
Essex - 1 £77,500 -
Bournemouth - 1 £42,500 -
South West - 1 £42,500 -
East of England - 1 £77,500 -

Technical Design Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Technical Design 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 Design Architect in their job title.

1 21 (61.76%) Cisco
2 14 (41.18%) WAN
2 14 (41.18%) Load Balancing
3 12 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 12 (35.29%) Security Cleared
3 12 (35.29%) VMware
4 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
4 11 (32.35%) Windows
4 11 (32.35%) Citrix
5 9 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (26.47%) MPLS
5 9 (26.47%) UNIX
5 9 (26.47%) Network Security
6 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (23.53%) Data Integration
6 8 (23.53%) SharePoint
6 8 (23.53%) LAN
6 8 (23.53%) Firewall
6 8 (23.53%) HP
6 8 (23.53%) Juniper
6 8 (23.53%) CCNP
6 8 (23.53%) CCNA
7 7 (20.59%) CCDA
7 7 (20.59%) EMC
7 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (20.59%) MCSE
7 7 (20.59%) Oracle
7 7 (20.59%) SQL
7 7 (20.59%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (17.65%) VLAN

Technical Design Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Technical Design 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 Design Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 6 (17.65%) Office Communications Server
3 5 (14.71%) Lync
4 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.94%) IIS
4 1 (2.94%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) WAN
2 9 (26.47%) MPLS
2 9 (26.47%) Network Security
3 8 (23.53%) Firewall
3 8 (23.53%) LAN
4 6 (17.65%) Wireless
4 6 (17.65%) VLAN
5 3 (8.82%) VoIP
5 3 (8.82%) WLAN
5 3 (8.82%) ATM
6 2 (5.88%) DWDM
6 2 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (5.88%) OSPF
6 2 (5.88%) BGP
6 2 (5.88%) EIGRP
6 2 (5.88%) X.25
6 2 (5.88%) SDH
6 2 (5.88%) VPN
6 2 (5.88%) Frame Relay
6 2 (5.88%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.88%) Back Office
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
1 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Data Integration
2 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Windows
2 9 (26.47%) UNIX
3 6 (17.65%) AIX
3 6 (17.65%) Solaris
4 2 (5.88%) Linux
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Load Balancing
2 7 (20.59%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (17.65%) Migration
4 4 (11.76%) Project Management
5 3 (8.82%) ITIL
5 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.82%) Change Management
5 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
5 3 (8.82%) TOGAF
5 3 (8.82%) Network Design
5 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (8.82%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (8.82%) SDLC
6 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.88%) Investment Management
6 2 (5.88%) Network Architecture
6 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.88%) Demand Management
6 2 (5.88%) Capacity Management
6 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) SC Cleared
1 12 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 9 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (23.53%) CCNP
3 8 (23.53%) CCNA
4 7 (20.59%) CCDA
4 7 (20.59%) MCSE
4 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (17.65%) CCSA
5 6 (17.65%) CCSE
5 6 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (17.65%) CCDP
6 5 (14.71%) CCA
6 5 (14.71%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (14.71%) CCEA
6 5 (14.71%) MCSD
7 3 (8.82%) CCIE
8 2 (5.88%) MCSA
8 2 (5.88%) JNCIP
8 2 (5.88%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) Cisco
2 12 (35.29%) VMware
3 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
3 11 (32.35%) Citrix
4 8 (23.53%) Juniper
4 8 (23.53%) HP
5 7 (20.59%) EMC
5 7 (20.59%) Oracle
6 6 (17.65%) CheckPoint
7 4 (11.76%) Avaya
7 4 (11.76%) F5
8 2 (5.88%) Huawei