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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Design Architect
Rank 880 878 861
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Design Architect 17 12 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.011% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.012% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 19
Average salary £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £87,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £52,500 £56,250
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -6.66%

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 19 December 2014 within the UK.

Technical Design Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Design Architect
Top 13 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 19 December 2014. 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 +1 15 £65,000 +13.04% 1
South East +18 10 £70,000 -22.22%
Surrey 0 6 £70,000 -22.22%
Yorkshire - 5 £55,000 -
Staines +11 4 £70,000 -22.22%
Sheffield - 3 £55,000 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £55,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £65,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 £65,000 -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Reading - 2 £65,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £65,000 -

Technical Design Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 27 (61.36%) Cisco
2 22 (50.00%) WAN
3 20 (45.45%) LAN
4 19 (43.18%) Windows
5 17 (38.64%) ITIL
5 17 (38.64%) Web Services
6 16 (36.36%) Oracle
7 15 (34.09%) VMware
8 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
9 11 (25.00%) Linux
9 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (22.73%) Solaris
10 10 (22.73%) VPN
10 10 (22.73%) HP
10 10 (22.73%) Red Hat
10 10 (22.73%) Service Management
11 9 (20.45%) Project Management
11 9 (20.45%) Service Delivery
11 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
11 9 (20.45%) Juniper
11 9 (20.45%) Sun
11 9 (20.45%) Internet
11 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (20.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (20.45%) N-Tier
11 9 (20.45%) IIS
11 9 (20.45%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (20.45%) Amazon AWS

Technical Design Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 9 (20.45%) IIS
2 3 (6.82%) Lync
3 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.27%) Apache
3 1 (2.27%) Site Server
3 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (50.00%) WAN
2 20 (45.45%) LAN
3 10 (22.73%) VPN
4 9 (20.45%) Internet
5 7 (15.91%) OSPF
5 7 (15.91%) BGP
5 7 (15.91%) Wireless
6 6 (13.64%) Frame Relay
6 6 (13.64%) X.25
6 6 (13.64%) xDSL
6 6 (13.64%) EIGRP
6 6 (13.64%) DWDM
6 6 (13.64%) MPLS
6 6 (13.64%) SDH
6 6 (13.64%) VoIP
6 6 (13.64%) WLAN
6 6 (13.64%) ATM
7 5 (11.36%) Network Security
7 5 (11.36%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) OLTP
General
1 8 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.55%) Local Government
3 1 (2.27%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (38.64%) Web Services
2 6 (13.64%) .NET
2 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET
2 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (4.55%) SOAP
3 2 (4.55%) XML
3 2 (4.55%) WSDL
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) N-Tier
2 8 (18.18%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.55%) NHS
4 2 (4.55%) IVR
5 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (43.18%) Windows
2 11 (25.00%) Linux
3 10 (22.73%) Solaris
4 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (20.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (18.18%) AIX
6 1 (2.27%) UNIX
6 1 (2.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) ITIL
2 10 (22.73%) Service Management
3 9 (20.45%) Service Delivery
3 9 (20.45%) Project Management
4 8 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 6 (13.64%) UML
5 6 (13.64%) OOP
5 6 (13.64%) OO
5 6 (13.64%) Network Design
5 6 (13.64%) MVC
5 6 (13.64%) MVVM
6 4 (9.09%) Migration
7 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (6.82%) Test Strategy
7 3 (6.82%) Resource Management
7 3 (6.82%) Network Architecture
8 2 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (4.55%) Security Architecture
8 2 (4.55%) SIEM
8 2 (4.55%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
1 6 (13.64%) PL/SQL
1 6 (13.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
2 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) CCIE
3 4 (9.09%) CCNP
3 4 (9.09%) CCNA
3 4 (9.09%) Degree
4 3 (6.82%) HNC
4 3 (6.82%) HND
4 3 (6.82%) CCSA
4 3 (6.82%) CCSE
4 3 (6.82%) JNCIP
4 3 (6.82%) JNCIE
4 3 (6.82%) CCDA
4 3 (6.82%) CCDP
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.27%) Sun Certification
5 1 (2.27%) Avaya Certification
5 1 (2.27%) MCSE
5 1 (2.27%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) SLA
2 4 (9.09%) QA
3 2 (4.55%) HL7
3 2 (4.55%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (18.18%) XenApp
2 8 (18.18%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) SCCM
1 1 (2.27%) SCOM
1 1 (2.27%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 27 (61.36%) Cisco
2 16 (36.36%) Oracle
3 15 (34.09%) VMware
4 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 10 (22.73%) HP
5 10 (22.73%) Red Hat
6 9 (20.45%) Juniper
6 9 (20.45%) Sun
7 8 (18.18%) IBM
7 8 (18.18%) NetApp
7 8 (18.18%) Citrix
7 8 (18.18%) 3PAR
8 3 (6.82%) CheckPoint
8 3 (6.82%) Avaya
9 2 (4.55%) Verint
10 1 (2.27%) Huawei