The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Solution Architect
Rank 211 201 193
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Solutions Architect 2 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.038% 0.097% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.10% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 3
Average salary £51,250 £100,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.75% +90.47%
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
Technical Solutions 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
5025 4883 4828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.26% 95.15% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4220 4119 4018
Average salary £39,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Technical Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Technical Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Technical Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Technical Solutions Architect Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Technical Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Solutions Architect across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Technical Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Technical Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Technical Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) NetApp
2 4 (66.67%) EMC
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) Intel
4 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) ERP
4 2 (33.33%) SAP
4 2 (33.33%) IBM
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) Dell
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (16.67%) XenApp
5 1 (16.67%) XenServer
5 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
5 1 (16.67%) vSphere
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Technical Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (33.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) XenServer
3 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) NetApp
2 4 (66.67%) EMC
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) Intel
4 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (33.33%) SAP
4 2 (33.33%) IBM
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) Dell