The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 178 204 138
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -66
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 32 12 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.59% 0.22% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.23% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 26 12 42
Average salary £62,500 £66,250 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.66% +15.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £52,750 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5104 5278 4626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.85% 94.79% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4273 4434 4018
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% -
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Technical Architect
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Technical Architect Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Technical Architect
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Technical Architect Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Technical 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 Technical Architect within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
Birmingham +27 24 £62,500 -7.40% 2
Warwickshire - 4 £40,000 - 3
Coventry +4 2 £90,000 +2.85%
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 32 (41.56%) VMware
1 32 (41.56%) Microsoft
1 32 (41.56%) Degree
2 31 (40.26%) Business Development
3 26 (33.77%) Project Management
4 22 (28.57%) Windows
5 21 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (25.97%) Active Directory
7 16 (20.78%) SCCM
7 16 (20.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 15 (19.48%) SCOM
8 15 (19.48%) NetApp
8 15 (19.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (18.18%) Citrix
9 14 (18.18%) MS Exchange
9 14 (18.18%) Hyper-V
10 13 (16.88%) MCSE
11 12 (15.58%) Customer Engagement
11 12 (15.58%) Windows 7
11 12 (15.58%) Big Data
11 12 (15.58%) Analytics
12 11 (14.29%) Business Transformation
12 11 (14.29%) Big Data Analytics
12 11 (14.29%) Front Office
13 10 (12.99%) HP
14 9 (11.69%) Exchange Server 2007
14 9 (11.69%) .NET
15 8 (10.39%) MS Excel
15 8 (10.39%) Exchange Server 2003
16 7 (9.09%) Time Management

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 14 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (10.39%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (7.79%) SharePoint
4 6 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (6.49%) Lync
6 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2000
7 3 (3.90%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.60%) Apache
9 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.30%) MQSeries
9 1 (1.30%) CMS
9 1 (1.30%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 8 (10.39%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.09%) Office 365
2 5 (6.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.90%) 4G
2 3 (3.90%) VPN
3 2 (2.60%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.30%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.30%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.30%) LAN
4 1 (1.30%) WAN
4 1 (1.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.58%) Big Data
2 3 (3.90%) MySQL
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.60%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.30%) QlikView
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.30%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.30%) DTS
4 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Maven
1 3 (3.90%) JUnit
2 1 (1.30%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.30%) Rational Rose
General
1 11 (14.29%) Front Office
2 2 (2.60%) Finance
2 2 (2.60%) Retail
2 2 (2.60%) Marketing
3 1 (1.30%) Local Government
3 1 (1.30%) Electronics
3 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.69%) .NET
2 4 (5.19%) J2EE
2 4 (5.19%) CSS
2 4 (5.19%) HTML
3 3 (3.90%) Spring MVC
3 3 (3.90%) Spring
3 3 (3.90%) jQuery
3 3 (3.90%) Struts
3 3 (3.90%) Web Services
3 3 (3.90%) XML
3 3 (3.90%) XSLT
4 2 (2.60%) STL
5 1 (1.30%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.30%) Java SE
5 1 (1.30%) Java EE
5 1 (1.30%) WCF
5 1 (1.30%) NHibernate
5 1 (1.30%) Spring.NET
5 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.30%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.49%) Social Media
2 3 (3.90%) iPhone
2 3 (3.90%) Clustering
3 2 (2.60%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.30%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.30%) Replication
4 1 (1.30%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.57%) Windows
2 12 (15.58%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.90%) Linux
4 1 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.30%) AIX
4 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (40.26%) Business Development
2 26 (33.77%) Project Management
3 12 (15.58%) Customer Engagement
3 12 (15.58%) Analytics
4 11 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 11 (14.29%) Big Data Analytics
5 7 (9.09%) Time Management
5 7 (9.09%) ITIL
6 6 (7.79%) E-Commerce
6 6 (7.79%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (7.79%) TOGAF
7 5 (6.49%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.19%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.19%) MVC
8 4 (5.19%) Change Control
9 3 (3.90%) iOS Development
9 3 (3.90%) Resource Management
9 3 (3.90%) Test Strategy
9 3 (3.90%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.90%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.49%) Java
2 4 (5.19%) JavaScript
2 4 (5.19%) SQL
3 3 (3.90%) XPath
4 2 (2.60%) Objective-C
4 2 (2.60%) C#
4 2 (2.60%) C++
4 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.30%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 32 (41.56%) Degree
2 16 (20.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 15 (19.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (16.88%) MCSE
5 7 (9.09%) VCP5
6 4 (5.19%) MCP
6 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared
6 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.90%) HNC
7 3 (3.90%) HND
7 3 (3.90%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.60%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.60%) CCNP
8 2 (2.60%) CCIA
9 1 (1.30%) MCSA
9 1 (1.30%) OCP
9 1 (1.30%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (1.30%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) COBIT
2 1 (1.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (25.97%) Active Directory
3 14 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.79%) XenApp
5 4 (5.19%) Terminal Services
5 4 (5.19%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.90%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.60%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.60%) XenServer
7 2 (2.60%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 16 (20.78%) SCCM
2 15 (19.48%) SCOM
3 2 (2.60%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.60%) ARCserve
3 2 (2.60%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.60%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.30%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.30%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.30%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 32 (41.56%) VMware
1 32 (41.56%) Microsoft
2 15 (19.48%) NetApp
3 14 (18.18%) Citrix
4 10 (12.99%) HP
5 7 (9.09%) Cisco
5 7 (9.09%) IBM
6 3 (3.90%) EMC
6 3 (3.90%) Symantec
7 2 (2.60%) Mercator
7 2 (2.60%) Oracle
7 2 (2.60%) SAP
7 2 (2.60%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.30%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.30%) Computacenter
8 1 (1.30%) TippingPoint
8 1 (1.30%) Vertica
8 1 (1.30%) Talend
8 1 (1.30%) F5
8 1 (1.30%) Cognos
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The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: £60000 - £61000 per annum + pension, healthcare
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