The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 172 184 186
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 46 29 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.82% 0.54% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.57% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 34 24 18
Average salary £62,500 £61,250 £63,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -3.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,300 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £75,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £58,935 £57,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+2.49% -8.00%
Technical Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5282 5120 5163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.80% 95.42% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4394 4242 4382
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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
Coventry +6 19 £60,000 -33.33%
Birmingham +5 15 £70,000 +7.69% 8
Warwickshire +5 5 £50,000 +25.00%
Shropshire - 4 £58,935 -
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 40 (42.11%) Windows
2 35 (36.84%) VMware
3 31 (32.63%) Active Directory
4 27 (28.42%) Microsoft
5 24 (25.26%) Citrix
5 24 (25.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 23 (24.21%) Hyper-V
6 23 (24.21%) Enterprise Architecture
7 22 (23.16%) LAN
7 22 (23.16%) WAN
8 21 (22.11%) MS Exchange
9 19 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
10 16 (16.84%) Data Centre
10 16 (16.84%) Cisco
10 16 (16.84%) Manufacturing
11 15 (15.79%) MS Excel
12 14 (14.74%) SOA
12 14 (14.74%) SQL
13 13 (13.68%) JavaScript
13 13 (13.68%) TOGAF
14 12 (12.63%) Retail
14 12 (12.63%) .NET
14 12 (12.63%) UNIX
15 10 (10.53%) Linux
15 10 (10.53%) SQL Server
15 10 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (10.53%) Change Management
15 10 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
16 9 (9.47%) Oracle
16 9 (9.47%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 21 (22.11%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.16%) JBoss
3 3 (3.16%) Lync
3 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.05%) IIS
5 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.05%) SAS
5 1 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 15 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.05%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Cordys
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.37%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (7.37%) Office 365
1 7 (7.37%) SoftLayer
1 7 (7.37%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.05%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (23.16%) LAN
1 22 (23.16%) WAN
2 6 (6.32%) VoIP
2 6 (6.32%) Firewall
2 6 (6.32%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (6.32%) Network Security
3 3 (3.16%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.05%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.21%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.21%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.05%) OLAP
4 1 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.05%) Big Data
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (1.05%) Lumira
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.05%) BODI
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (1.05%) QlikView
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (8.42%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 3 (3.16%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (16.84%) Manufacturing
2 12 (12.63%) Retail
3 8 (8.42%) Finance
4 7 (7.37%) Automotive
5 4 (4.21%) Back Office
6 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.05%) Marketing
6 1 (1.05%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.63%) .NET
2 9 (9.47%) Web Services
3 8 (8.42%) ASP.NET
3 8 (8.42%) CSS
3 8 (8.42%) HTML
3 8 (8.42%) MEAP
4 7 (7.37%) jQuery
5 5 (5.26%) RESTful
6 4 (4.21%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (4.21%) HTML5
6 4 (4.21%) Ajax
6 4 (4.21%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.05%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.84%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.37%) Data Integration
3 3 (3.16%) User Experience
3 3 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.16%) Thin Client
3 3 (3.16%) Clustering
3 3 (3.16%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.11%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.05%) Replication
5 1 (1.05%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.05%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 40 (42.11%) Windows
2 12 (12.63%) UNIX
3 10 (10.53%) Linux
4 6 (6.32%) Windows 8
5 5 (5.26%) Windows XP
5 5 (5.26%) Windows Vista
6 2 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.21%) Enterprise Architecture
2 19 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 14 (14.74%) SOA
4 13 (13.68%) TOGAF
5 10 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (10.53%) Change Management
5 10 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (8.42%) Zachman Framework
7 7 (7.37%) Service Delivery
7 7 (7.37%) Use Case
8 5 (5.26%) Data Virtualisation
8 5 (5.26%) Business Analysis
9 4 (4.21%) Network Design
9 4 (4.21%) MVC
9 4 (4.21%) Workflow
9 4 (4.21%) OO
10 3 (3.16%) RUP
10 3 (3.16%) Document Management
10 3 (3.16%) Web Development
10 3 (3.16%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.74%) SQL
2 13 (13.68%) JavaScript
3 8 (8.42%) C#
4 5 (5.26%) Java
5 4 (4.21%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (3.16%) Degree
2 3 (3.16%) MCP
2 3 (3.16%) MCSE
2 3 (3.16%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.11%) VCDX
3 2 (2.11%) VCAP
3 2 (2.11%) CITP
3 2 (2.11%) MCITP
4 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.05%) CCA
4 1 (1.05%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 31 (32.63%) Active Directory
2 24 (25.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (24.21%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.11%) XenApp
4 2 (2.11%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.11%) vSphere
4 2 (2.11%) vCloud
5 1 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.05%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.05%) XenServer
5 1 (1.05%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (4.21%) SCCM
1 4 (4.21%) SCOM
2 2 (2.11%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.11%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.05%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 35 (36.84%) VMware
2 27 (28.42%) Microsoft
3 24 (25.26%) Citrix
4 16 (16.84%) Cisco
5 9 (9.47%) Oracle
6 8 (8.42%) IBM
6 8 (8.42%) Appcelerator
6 8 (8.42%) Kony
7 7 (7.37%) Google
8 5 (5.26%) WSO2
9 3 (3.16%) Pega
9 3 (3.16%) Metastorm
9 3 (3.16%) OpenText
9 3 (3.16%) Juniper
9 3 (3.16%) SAP
10 2 (2.11%) EMC
10 2 (2.11%) NetApp
10 2 (2.11%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.11%) Symantec
11 1 (1.05%) CheckPoint
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
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