The first table below looks at the demand for the Lead Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Architect
Rank 196 190 167
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 17 15 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.27% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.28% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 20
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5112 5273 4625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.79% 94.70% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4276 4428 4017
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Lead Architect
England

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Lead Architect
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Lead Architect Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Lead Architect
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Architect across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Lead Architect Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Lead Architect
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
(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
Coventry - 11 £70,000 - 1
Birmingham +6 5 £80,000 -3.03% 1
Lead Architect
England

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Lead 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 Lead Architect in their job title.

1 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 15 (42.86%) Unified Communications
3 7 (20.00%) Windows
4 6 (17.14%) Citrix
4 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
5 5 (14.29%) CRM
6 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
6 4 (11.43%) ERP
6 4 (11.43%) Windows XP
6 4 (11.43%) NetApp
6 4 (11.43%) Cisco
6 4 (11.43%) IBM
6 4 (11.43%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (11.43%) Lync
6 4 (11.43%) NetScaler
6 4 (11.43%) AppDNA
6 4 (11.43%) Windows 8
6 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
6 4 (11.43%) XenDesktop
6 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
7 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
7 3 (8.57%) Analytics
7 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (8.57%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (8.57%) Retail
7 3 (8.57%) TOGAF
7 3 (8.57%) Marketing
7 3 (8.57%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (8.57%) Business Development
7 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Lead 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 Lead Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.43%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (42.86%) Unified Communications
2 4 (11.43%) NetScaler
3 2 (5.71%) Firewall
4 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) LSMW
General
1 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.57%) Retail
2 3 (8.57%) Marketing
3 2 (5.71%) Finance
4 1 (2.86%) Local Government
4 1 (2.86%) Advertising
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Middleware
1 2 (5.71%) Java EE
1 2 (5.71%) Spring
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Windows XP
2 4 (11.43%) Windows 8
2 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.57%) Solaris
3 3 (8.57%) Linux
3 3 (8.57%) AIX
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.86%) HPUX
5 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.29%) CRM
2 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
2 4 (11.43%) ERP
2 4 (11.43%) Strategic Planning
3 3 (8.57%) Analytics
3 3 (8.57%) TOGAF
3 3 (8.57%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (8.57%) Business Development
3 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
3 3 (8.57%) Migration
3 3 (8.57%) B2C
4 2 (5.71%) Demand Management
4 2 (5.71%) Process Management
4 2 (5.71%) Security Architecture
5 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.86%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (2.86%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.86%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (2.86%) Data Validation
5 1 (2.86%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) Java
2 1 (2.86%) ABAP
2 1 (2.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
1 4 (11.43%) XenDesktop
2 2 (5.71%) PowerHA
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) Xen
3 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) AppDNA
2 2 (5.71%) SCCM
3 1 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.14%) Citrix
3 4 (11.43%) NetApp
3 4 (11.43%) Cisco
3 4 (11.43%) IBM
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle
5 2 (5.71%) VMware
6 1 (2.86%) SAP
6 1 (2.86%) Siebel
6 1 (2.86%) HP
6 1 (2.86%) EMC
6 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
The People Network
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago