Period
to 19 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Architect
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 165 187
Rank change year-on-year +79 +22 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 103 36 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.82% 0.94% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.91% 0.98% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 49 21 18
Birmingham median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -11.11%
10th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £52,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £82,500
West Midlands median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -4.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3,542 3,670 4,663
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.83% 96.30% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2,576 2,965 3,477
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £24,440
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Technical Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in Birmingham

Technical Architect
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Technical Architect in Birmingham

Technical Architect
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architect in Birmingham over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Technical Architect in Birmingham

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, Technical Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 57 (55.34%) Presales
2 50 (48.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (46.60%) Citrix
4 43 (41.75%) Active Directory
5 42 (40.78%) Microsoft
6 40 (38.83%) Data Centre
7 39 (37.86%) Amazon AWS
8 37 (35.92%) Project Management
9 34 (33.01%) SQL Server
10 32 (31.07%) Windows
11 30 (29.13%) Data Protection
11 30 (29.13%) GDPR
12 29 (28.16%) Customer Requirements
12 29 (28.16%) Office 365
12 29 (28.16%) MCSE
12 29 (28.16%) Microsoft Certification
12 29 (28.16%) VMware
13 26 (25.24%) Security Cleared
14 25 (24.27%) VMware Infrastructure
14 25 (24.27%) Network Security
14 25 (24.27%) Vendor Relationship Management
14 25 (24.27%) Enterprise Architecture
14 25 (24.27%) MCP
15 24 (23.30%) Windows Server
15 24 (23.30%) Windows Server 2008
15 24 (23.30%) Windows Server 2012
16 23 (22.33%) Java
17 21 (20.39%) Hyper-V
18 20 (19.42%) Server Virtualisation
18 20 (19.42%) Cisco

Technical Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.80%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.85%) JBoss
2 5 (4.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (4.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (2.91%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 50 (48.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (37.86%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (28.16%) Office 365
4 3 (2.91%) PaaS
4 3 (2.91%) SaaS
5 2 (1.94%) IaaS
6 1 (0.97%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.97%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.97%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (0.97%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 25 (24.27%) Network Security
2 11 (10.68%) WAN
3 10 (9.71%) Firewall
4 5 (4.85%) SSL
4 5 (4.85%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.94%) Internet
5 2 (1.94%) LAN
5 2 (1.94%) Wireless
6 1 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.97%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.97%) MPLS
6 1 (0.97%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (33.01%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.85%) DB2
3 4 (3.88%) MySQL
4 2 (1.94%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (6.80%) Git (software)
1 7 (6.80%) Maven
General
1 8 (7.77%) Publishing
2 7 (6.80%) Finance
2 7 (6.80%) Marketing
3 6 (5.83%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.91%) Retail
5 1 (0.97%) Advertising
5 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.62%) HTML
2 12 (11.65%) XML
3 11 (10.68%) CSS
3 11 (10.68%) J2EE
4 10 (9.71%) .NET
5 7 (6.80%) jQuery
5 7 (6.80%) Spring
5 7 (6.80%) Spring MVC
6 6 (5.83%) Web Services
7 5 (4.85%) Java EE
8 2 (1.94%) Drools
8 2 (1.94%) JRules
8 2 (1.94%) Node.js
9 1 (0.97%) CGI
9 1 (0.97%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 40 (38.83%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.77%) CMDB
2 8 (7.77%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.88%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.88%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.91%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.94%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.94%) NHS
6 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 32 (31.07%) Windows
2 24 (23.30%) Windows Server
2 24 (23.30%) Windows Server 2008
2 24 (23.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (7.77%) Linux
4 6 (5.83%) Unix
5 4 (3.88%) Windows 10
5 4 (3.88%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (55.34%) Presales
2 37 (35.92%) Project Management
3 30 (29.13%) Data Protection
4 29 (28.16%) Customer Requirements
5 25 (24.27%) Enterprise Architecture
5 25 (24.27%) Vendor Relationship Management
6 20 (19.42%) Programme Management
6 20 (19.42%) Server Virtualisation
7 16 (15.53%) Due Diligence
8 14 (13.59%) Technical Architecture
9 12 (11.65%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (11.65%) Line Management
10 11 (10.68%) IT Strategy
10 11 (10.68%) Mentoring
10 11 (10.68%) Service Delivery
11 9 (8.74%) ITIL
11 9 (8.74%) ITIL V3
11 9 (8.74%) Load Balancing
11 9 (8.74%) Time Management
12 8 (7.77%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 23 (22.33%) Java
2 9 (8.74%) C#
3 7 (6.80%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.97%) C
4 1 (0.97%) Python
4 1 (0.97%) Ruby
4 1 (0.97%) Scala
4 1 (0.97%) SQL
4 1 (0.97%) X++
Qualifications
1 29 (28.16%) MCSE
1 29 (28.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (25.24%) Security Cleared
3 25 (24.27%) MCP
4 10 (9.71%) CCNP
4 10 (9.71%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.85%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (4.85%) Degree
6 4 (3.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.97%) CCDP
7 1 (0.97%) CCIE
7 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (29.13%) GDPR
2 8 (7.77%) QA
3 4 (3.88%) SLA
4 1 (0.97%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 43 (41.75%) Active Directory
2 25 (24.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (20.39%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.88%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (3.88%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.88%) XenApp
4 4 (3.88%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.97%) Docker
5 1 (0.97%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 14 (13.59%) SCCM
2 9 (8.74%) SCOM
3 8 (7.77%) SCVMM
4 4 (3.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (3.88%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.97%) Ansible
5 1 (0.97%) CASB
5 1 (0.97%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.97%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.97%) Puppet
5 1 (0.97%) vRealize
Vendors
1 48 (46.60%) Citrix
2 42 (40.78%) Microsoft
3 29 (28.16%) VMware
4 20 (19.42%) Cisco
5 17 (16.50%) HP
6 10 (9.71%) CheckPoint
6 10 (9.71%) Juniper
7 9 (8.74%) 3PAR
7 9 (8.74%) F5
7 9 (8.74%) Fortinet
7 9 (8.74%) NetApp
8 8 (7.77%) BMC
8 8 (7.77%) Brocade
9 5 (4.85%) Oracle
10 4 (3.88%) Ivanti
11 3 (2.91%) Cadence
11 3 (2.91%) ServiceNow
12 2 (1.94%) ILOG
12 2 (1.94%) Meraki
13 1 (0.97%) Palo Alto