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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 159 128 161
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 42 76 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.85% 1.49% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 1.57% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 38 41 29
Average salary £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £77,500 £75,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4732 4846 4489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.44% 95.15% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3950 4067 3860
Average salary £40,000 £36,061 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.92% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
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Birmingham -13 33 £62,500 +19.04% 5
Coventry +12 2 £52,500 -8.69%
West Bromwich - 2 £47,500 -
Warwickshire - 2 £62,500 -
Wolverhampton -7 1 £42,500 -26.08%
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 33 (40.74%) VMware
2 24 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 23 (28.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (25.93%) Active Directory
5 20 (24.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (23.46%) MCSE
7 18 (22.22%) ITIL
8 17 (20.99%) Windows
8 17 (20.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 17 (20.99%) Business Development
8 17 (20.99%) Degree
9 16 (19.75%) Cisco
9 16 (19.75%) Project Management
10 15 (18.52%) NetApp
11 14 (17.28%) HP
11 14 (17.28%) MS Exchange
11 14 (17.28%) SCOM
11 14 (17.28%) Hyper-V
12 13 (16.05%) SCCM
13 12 (14.81%) Citrix
13 12 (14.81%) CCNP
13 12 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (13.58%) MS Excel
14 11 (13.58%) XenApp
15 10 (12.35%) Analytics
15 10 (12.35%) Retail
16 9 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
16 9 (11.11%) TOGAF
16 9 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
16 9 (11.11%) Unified Communications

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (17.28%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.41%) Lync
4 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (6.17%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2000
5 3 (3.70%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.70%) Apache
6 2 (2.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.23%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (13.58%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.41%) Office 365
2 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.11%) Unified Communications
2 3 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (3.70%) Internet
2 3 (3.70%) Wireless
2 3 (3.70%) Firewall
2 3 (3.70%) DNS
2 3 (3.70%) BIG-IP
3 2 (2.47%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (2.47%) LAN
3 2 (2.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.41%) Big Data
2 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.94%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.47%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.23%) DTS
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.23%) MySQL
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.23%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.23%) Rational Rose
2 1 (1.23%) JUnit
2 1 (1.23%) Maven
2 1 (1.23%) Selenium
2 1 (1.23%) JIRA
2 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (12.35%) Retail
2 6 (7.41%) Front Office
3 3 (3.70%) Finance
4 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.41%) .NET
2 3 (3.70%) CSS
2 3 (3.70%) HTML
3 2 (2.47%) Spring.NET
3 2 (2.47%) Castle Windsor
3 2 (2.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (2.47%) WCF
3 2 (2.47%) WPF
3 2 (2.47%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.47%) NHibernate
3 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.47%) WinForms
4 1 (1.23%) Middleware
4 1 (1.23%) JSP
4 1 (1.23%) Servlets
4 1 (1.23%) Struts
4 1 (1.23%) Web Services
4 1 (1.23%) XML
4 1 (1.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.70%) Clustering
2 2 (2.47%) N-Tier
2 2 (2.47%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.23%) Replication
3 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.23%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.23%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.99%) Windows
2 7 (8.64%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.70%) AIX
3 3 (3.70%) Solaris
4 1 (1.23%) UNIX
4 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.22%) ITIL
2 17 (20.99%) Business Development
3 16 (19.75%) Project Management
4 10 (12.35%) Analytics
5 9 (11.11%) TOGAF
6 8 (9.88%) Customer Engagement
6 8 (9.88%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (8.64%) PRINCE2
7 7 (8.64%) Business Transformation
7 7 (8.64%) Change Control
8 6 (7.41%) Big Data Analytics
8 6 (7.41%) Service Delivery
8 6 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (4.94%) SIEM
9 4 (4.94%) QMS
9 4 (4.94%) Asset Management
9 4 (4.94%) Scrum
9 4 (4.94%) PRINCE
10 3 (3.70%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.41%) SQL
2 5 (6.17%) C#
3 4 (4.94%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.47%) Java
4 2 (2.47%) COBOL
4 2 (2.47%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.23%) Delphi
5 1 (1.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (24.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (23.46%) MCSE
3 17 (20.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 17 (20.99%) Degree
4 12 (14.81%) CCNP
4 12 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (8.64%) CCNA
6 6 (7.41%) MCP
7 5 (6.17%) SC Cleared
7 5 (6.17%) Security Cleared
8 4 (4.94%) MCITP
9 3 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (3.70%) VCP5
9 3 (3.70%) CCIA
10 2 (2.47%) MCSA
11 1 (1.23%) CCEA
11 1 (1.23%) OCP
11 1 (1.23%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (1.23%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.47%) COBIT
System Software
1 23 (28.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (25.93%) Active Directory
3 14 (17.28%) Hyper-V
4 11 (13.58%) XenApp
5 7 (8.64%) XenDesktop
6 5 (6.17%) Terminal Services
6 5 (6.17%) VMware ESX
6 5 (6.17%) XenServer
7 3 (3.70%) Squid
8 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (2.47%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (17.28%) SCOM
2 13 (16.05%) SCCM
3 2 (2.47%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.47%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.47%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.47%) ARCserve
3 2 (2.47%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.23%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 33 (40.74%) VMware
2 24 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 16 (19.75%) Cisco
4 15 (18.52%) NetApp
5 14 (17.28%) HP
6 12 (14.81%) Citrix
7 8 (9.88%) IBM
8 7 (8.64%) F5
9 6 (7.41%) Oracle
9 6 (7.41%) EMC
9 6 (7.41%) Symantec
10 5 (6.17%) Juniper
11 4 (4.94%) TippingPoint
11 4 (4.94%) Fortinet
11 4 (4.94%) Computacenter
11 4 (4.94%) CheckPoint
11 4 (4.94%) McAfee
12 3 (3.70%) TOWER Software
13 2 (2.47%) 3PAR
13 2 (2.47%) Blue Coat
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + car allow+20%bonus+ben
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car allow+20% bonus+ben
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £55000 to £70000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago