The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Wales 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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 95 96 89
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 7 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.51% 0.46% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.47% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 9
Average salary £52,500 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.24% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £39,750 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £57,500 £51,300
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Technical Architect
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales 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
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1302 1277 1235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 95.38% 96.96% 97.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1095 1090 1109
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Technical Architect
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the Wales region.

Technical Architect Salary Trend in Wales

Technical Architect
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 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
South Wales -1 7 £52,500 +17.97%
Technical Architect
UK

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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 10 (66.67%) VMware
2 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
3 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (46.67%) Windows
4 7 (46.67%) Citrix
5 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
5 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 5 (33.33%) Clustering
6 5 (33.33%) Migration
6 5 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (26.67%) MCP
7 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2000
8 3 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (20.00%) Finance
8 3 (20.00%) XenApp
8 3 (20.00%) vSphere
8 3 (20.00%) B2B
8 3 (20.00%) Mainframe
8 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
9 2 (13.33%) Intel
9 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
9 2 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
9 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
10 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2000
3 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (6.67%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Clustering
2 3 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (20.00%) B2B
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) High Availability
3 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (26.67%) MCP
4 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) MCSE
5 1 (6.67%) MCSA
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (20.00%) XenApp
4 3 (20.00%) vSphere
5 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
5 1 (6.67%) DFS Replication
5 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) Intel
5 1 (6.67%) Sun
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat