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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Design Authority (TDA)
Rank 778 762 758
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Design Authority 97 116 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 88 78 105
Average salary £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.33%

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
100852 100814 101486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.48% 94.87%
Number of salaries quoted 83020 81115 85647
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 £27,500 £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 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 4 March 2015 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 4 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
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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 -6 97 £62,500 +13.63% 4
South East -12 27 £61,250 +11.36% 2
London +18 24 £62,500 +8.69% 1
City of London +15 20 £62,500 +4.16% 1
East of England +8 15 £72,500 +48.71%
Berkshire -8 13 £60,000 +9.09%
South West -14 12 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Essex +4 11 £72,500 +61.11%
Surrey 0 9 £70,000 +27.27%
North West 0 8 £62,500 +8.69%
Brentwood - 8 £72,500 -
West Midlands -42 6 £61,250 +11.36%
Reading -7 5 £63,750 +15.90%
Birmingham -25 5 £60,000 +9.09%
Hertfordshire -6 4 £47,500 -13.63%
Hampshire -9 4 £52,500 - 2
Bristol -9 4 £58,750 +2.17% 1
Carlisle - 4 £62,500 -
Southampton - 4 £52,500 - 1
Cumbria - 4 £62,500 -
Somerset - 4 £54,000 -
Manchester +4 3 £60,000 +4.34%
Stevenage - 3 £47,500 -
Chelmsford -2 2 £75,000 +66.66%
Taunton - 2 £55,000 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £60,000 -
Buckinghamshire +9 1 £75,000 +7.14%
Yorkshire -21 1 £72,500 +31.81%
Wiltshire - 1 £40,000 -
Midlands - 1 £60,000 -

Technical Design Authority
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 77 (42.31%) Cisco
2 60 (32.97%) Juniper
3 58 (31.87%) Microsoft
4 57 (31.32%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (24.73%) UNIX
6 42 (23.08%) CheckPoint
6 42 (23.08%) CCIE
7 39 (21.43%) ITIL
8 37 (20.33%) Firewall
8 37 (20.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 34 (18.68%) Service Management
10 31 (17.03%) Telecoms
11 29 (15.93%) MPLS
12 28 (15.38%) F5
13 25 (13.74%) BGP
14 24 (13.19%) Windows
15 23 (12.64%) MS Excel
16 22 (12.09%) Load Balancing
17 21 (11.54%) Matrix Management
17 21 (11.54%) VMware
17 21 (11.54%) WAN
17 21 (11.54%) Security Cleared
18 20 (10.99%) SC Cleared
19 19 (10.44%) MVNO
19 19 (10.44%) 3G
20 18 (9.89%) SharePoint
21 16 (8.79%) LAN
21 16 (8.79%) OSPF
21 16 (8.79%) Huawei
21 16 (8.79%) FlexPod

Technical Design Authority
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 18 (9.89%) SharePoint
2 14 (7.69%) Lync
3 11 (6.04%) Office Communications Server
4 7 (3.85%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.10%) Apache
5 2 (1.10%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (12.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (2.20%) MS Office
2 4 (2.20%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.65%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.85%) Office 365
2 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (20.33%) Firewall
1 37 (20.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 29 (15.93%) MPLS
3 25 (13.74%) BGP
4 21 (11.54%) WAN
5 19 (10.44%) MVNO
5 19 (10.44%) 3G
6 16 (8.79%) LAN
6 16 (8.79%) OSPF
7 15 (8.24%) Internet
7 15 (8.24%) VoIP
8 13 (7.14%) LTE
8 13 (7.14%) DNS
8 13 (7.14%) Broadband
9 12 (6.59%) 4G
10 11 (6.04%) SNMP
10 11 (6.04%) VLAN
11 10 (5.49%) EIGRP
12 9 (4.95%) Wireless
13 8 (4.40%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.10%) MySQL
1 2 (1.10%) SQL Server
General
1 31 (17.03%) Telecoms
2 13 (7.14%) Finance
3 9 (4.95%) Billing
4 8 (4.40%) Marketing
5 1 (0.55%) Local Government
5 1 (0.55%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.10%) ASP.NET
1 2 (1.10%) .NET
2 1 (0.55%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.79%) FlexPod
2 14 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.14%) Smartphone
4 5 (2.75%) GIS
5 4 (2.20%) CCTV
5 4 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.10%) IVR
6 2 (1.10%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.55%) iPhone
7 1 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.55%) Human Factors
7 1 (0.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 45 (24.73%) UNIX
2 24 (13.19%) Windows
3 11 (6.04%) AIX
3 11 (6.04%) Solaris
4 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (21.43%) ITIL
2 34 (18.68%) Service Management
3 22 (12.09%) Load Balancing
4 21 (11.54%) Matrix Management
5 13 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 13 (7.14%) Migration
6 11 (6.04%) Network Management
7 8 (4.40%) Capacity Management
8 7 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (3.30%) CRM
9 6 (3.30%) PRINCE2
10 5 (2.75%) Financial Modelling
10 5 (2.75%) Requirements Management
10 5 (2.75%) Risk Management
11 4 (2.20%) Project Management
11 4 (2.20%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (2.20%) Business Development
11 4 (2.20%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.30%) SQL
2 2 (1.10%) PHP
Qualifications
1 57 (31.32%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (23.08%) CCIE
3 21 (11.54%) Security Cleared
4 20 (10.99%) SC Cleared
5 14 (7.69%) MCSE
5 14 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (7.69%) Degree
6 13 (7.14%) CCA
6 13 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
6 13 (7.14%) CCNP
7 11 (6.04%) MCSD
7 11 (6.04%) CCEA
8 4 (2.20%) BICSI RCDD
9 3 (1.65%) MCSA
10 2 (1.10%) NCIE
10 2 (1.10%) VCP4
10 2 (1.10%) HP ASE
10 2 (1.10%) HP MASE
11 1 (0.55%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.30%) QA
2 4 (2.20%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.65%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (8.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.40%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.10%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.75%) Cisco UCCE
1 5 (2.75%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (1.10%) SCOM
2 2 (1.10%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 77 (42.31%) Cisco
2 60 (32.97%) Juniper
3 58 (31.87%) Microsoft
4 42 (23.08%) CheckPoint
5 28 (15.38%) F5
6 21 (11.54%) VMware
7 16 (8.79%) Huawei
8 14 (7.69%) Citrix
9 4 (2.20%) Mitel
10 3 (1.65%) Primavera
11 2 (1.10%) TOWER Software
11 2 (1.10%) Altiris
11 2 (1.10%) NetApp
11 2 (1.10%) Avaya
11 2 (1.10%) HP
11 2 (1.10%) Oracle
11 2 (1.10%) Verint
11 2 (1.10%) SolarWinds
12 1 (0.55%) Comverse
12 1 (0.55%) Symantec
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