The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Design Authority 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 Authority in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Design Authority (TDA)
Rank 792 755 835
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +80
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Design Authority 110 122 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.11% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.12% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 78 104 46
Average salary £60,000 £68,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +18.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £90,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +13.04%

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
109613 101511 111389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88645 84193 95104
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Technical Design Authority
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Technical Design Authority Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Technical Design Authority
Salary Trend

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

Technical Design Authority Salary Trend in the UK

Technical Design Authority
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Design Authority over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 within the UK.

Technical Design Authority Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Design Authority
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Design Authority within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 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 -29 106 £58,750 -16.07% 5
South East -25 44 £60,000 -14.28% 1
London -23 28 £60,000 -20.00% 3
Berkshire +1 25 £60,000 -7.69% 1
Reading +6 21 £60,000 -7.69% 1
City of London -1 20 £61,250 -31.94% 3
Yorkshire - 14 £55,000 - 1
Hampshire -16 9 £60,000 -14.28%
South Yorkshire - 9 £55,000 - 1
Sheffield - 9 £55,000 - 1
South West - 9 £55,000 -
Hook +10 8 £60,000 -
Kent +1 5 £65,000 -
Hertfordshire -5 5 - -
East of England -9 5 - -
West Yorkshire - 5 £50,000 -
Leeds - 5 £50,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 5 - -
Surrey -10 4 £78,000 +4.00%
Guildford +16 3 £81,000 +24.61%
Wales -7 3 £62,500 +9.64%
Croydon - 3 £54,250 -
Bristol - 3 £60,000 -
West Malling - 3 £65,000 -
Dorset - 3 £42,500 -
Poole - 3 £42,500 -
Slough +4 2 - -
South Wales -4 2 £63,750 +11.84%
Dartford - 2 £60,000 -
Birmingham +5 1 £65,000 +30.00%

Technical Design Authority
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Technical Design Authority 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 Authority in their job title.

1 99 (38.22%) Cisco
2 98 (37.84%) Telecoms
3 95 (36.68%) Microsoft
4 88 (33.98%) UNIX
5 86 (33.20%) Cisco Certification
6 74 (28.57%) ITIL
7 68 (26.25%) Service Management
8 59 (22.78%) Matrix Management
9 55 (21.24%) Security Cleared
10 54 (20.85%) Juniper
11 51 (19.69%) Firewall
12 49 (18.92%) Cisco Nexus
13 45 (17.37%) SC Cleared
14 44 (16.99%) LAN
15 43 (16.60%) MPLS
16 41 (15.83%) CCIE
17 40 (15.44%) CCDA
17 40 (15.44%) CCDP
18 34 (13.13%) Degree
19 33 (12.74%) Smartphone
19 33 (12.74%) Finance
19 33 (12.74%) CheckPoint
20 32 (12.36%) BGP
21 31 (11.97%) Internet
22 29 (11.20%) F5
23 28 (10.81%) Broadband
24 25 (9.65%) OSPF
25 24 (9.27%) VoIP
25 24 (9.27%) SNMP
25 24 (9.27%) Network Management

Technical Design Authority
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Technical Design Authority 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 Authority in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (2.70%) WebSphere
2 6 (2.32%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.16%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.16%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.16%) MQSeries
4 2 (0.77%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.77%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (2.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.54%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 51 (19.69%) Firewall
2 49 (18.92%) Cisco Nexus
3 44 (16.99%) LAN
4 43 (16.60%) MPLS
5 32 (12.36%) BGP
6 31 (11.97%) Internet
7 28 (10.81%) Broadband
8 25 (9.65%) OSPF
9 24 (9.27%) SNMP
9 24 (9.27%) VoIP
10 22 (8.49%) WAN
10 22 (8.49%) DNS
11 19 (7.34%) 3G
12 14 (5.41%) MVNO
13 12 (4.63%) LTE
14 11 (4.25%) DWDM
15 10 (3.86%) HTTP
15 10 (3.86%) 4G
16 9 (3.47%) VoLTE
17 8 (3.09%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.86%) MySQL
1 10 (3.86%) RDBMS
1 10 (3.86%) Relational Database
2 6 (2.32%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.93%) OLTP
4 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (3.86%) Eclipse
1 10 (3.86%) NetBeans
1 10 (3.86%) Maven
General
1 98 (37.84%) Telecoms
2 33 (12.74%) Finance
3 16 (6.18%) Retail
3 16 (6.18%) Billing
4 9 (3.47%) Marketing
5 8 (3.09%) Advertising
6 1 (0.39%) Electronics
6 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.18%) CGI
2 10 (3.86%) Spring
2 10 (3.86%) Dojo
2 10 (3.86%) .NET
3 7 (2.70%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (1.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.74%) Smartphone
2 11 (4.25%) Open Source
3 5 (1.93%) Human Factors
3 5 (1.93%) Blackberry
4 4 (1.54%) FlexPod
5 3 (1.16%) IVR
6 2 (0.77%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.39%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.39%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.39%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 88 (33.98%) UNIX
2 8 (3.09%) Solaris
2 8 (3.09%) Linux
2 8 (3.09%) SUSE
3 7 (2.70%) Windows
4 5 (1.93%) Android
4 5 (1.93%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.16%) Debian
6 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (28.57%) ITIL
2 68 (26.25%) Service Management
3 59 (22.78%) Matrix Management
4 24 (9.27%) Network Management
5 21 (8.11%) Load Balancing
6 11 (4.25%) Configuration Management
7 10 (3.86%) E-Commerce
8 9 (3.47%) TOGAF
8 9 (3.47%) Capacity Management
9 8 (3.09%) Resource Management
10 7 (2.70%) Project Management
11 6 (2.32%) Validation
11 6 (2.32%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (2.32%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (1.93%) Asset Management
12 5 (1.93%) Mobile Device Management
13 4 (1.54%) PRINCE2
13 4 (1.54%) SIEM
13 4 (1.54%) Problem Management
13 4 (1.54%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (7.72%) C
2 10 (3.86%) Java
2 10 (3.86%) JavaScript
2 10 (3.86%) SQL
2 10 (3.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 86 (33.20%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (21.24%) Security Cleared
3 45 (17.37%) SC Cleared
4 41 (15.83%) CCIE
5 40 (15.44%) CCDA
5 40 (15.44%) CCDP
6 34 (13.13%) Degree
7 17 (6.56%) CCDE
8 8 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (3.09%) MCSE
8 8 (3.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (1.93%) CCNP
10 3 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.39%) CISSP
System Software
1 21 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.16%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.16%) RHEV
2 3 (1.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.16%) Tivoli
1 3 (1.16%) Netcool
1 3 (1.16%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 99 (38.22%) Cisco
2 95 (36.68%) Microsoft
3 54 (20.85%) Juniper
4 33 (12.74%) CheckPoint
5 29 (11.20%) F5
6 23 (8.88%) HP
7 21 (8.11%) VMware
8 20 (7.72%) Oracle
9 10 (3.86%) EMC
10 8 (3.09%) Red Hat
10 8 (3.09%) Huawei
11 7 (2.70%) NetApp
12 6 (2.32%) IBM
13 5 (1.93%) Citrix
14 3 (1.16%) Avaya
14 3 (1.16%) Cognos
14 3 (1.16%) Genesys
14 3 (1.16%) Ericsson
14 3 (1.16%) Amdocs
14 3 (1.16%) NetCracker
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