Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Architect was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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

Technical Architect
England > South East
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 344 371 418
Rank change year-on-year +27 +47 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 212 194 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.69% 0.61% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.63% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 169 142 204
South East median annual salary £62,500 £67,500 £65,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.41% +3.45% +0.38%
10th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £43,166
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29,787 30,776 39,340
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.67% 96.91% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24,862 25,549 33,267
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in the South East

Technical Architect
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Technical Architect in the South East

Technical Architect
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architect in the South East over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Technical Architect in the South East

Technical Architect
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the South East region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +28 81 £70,000 - 13
Berkshire +30 52 £70,000 - 9
East Sussex - 44 £60,000 - 2
West Sussex -7 34 £50,000 -15.25%
Surrey -9 34 £60,000 -11.11% 4
Oxfordshire -5 18 £75,000 +50.00% 2
Hampshire -37 15 £85,000 +41.67% 1
Buckinghamshire +7 11 £62,500 -10.71% 2
Kent +19 2 - -
Sussex - 1 £80,000 -
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, Technical Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 76 (35.85%) Microsoft
2 59 (27.83%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (26.42%) Amazon AWS
4 54 (25.47%) Finance
5 49 (23.11%) SQL Server
6 48 (22.64%) IT Strategy
7 44 (20.75%) SQL
8 43 (20.28%) Active Directory
9 41 (19.34%) Migration
10 39 (18.40%) Microsoft Azure
11 38 (17.92%) Java
12 37 (17.45%) Mentoring
13 35 (16.51%) Cisco Certification
14 33 (15.57%) SAN
14 33 (15.57%) Hyper-V
15 31 (14.62%) High Availability
15 31 (14.62%) Microsoft Certification
15 31 (14.62%) MCSE
16 29 (13.68%) PHP
16 29 (13.68%) SharePoint
16 29 (13.68%) HP
16 29 (13.68%) CCNA
16 29 (13.68%) 3PAR
17 28 (13.21%) Microsoft Clustering
17 28 (13.21%) Clustering
18 27 (12.74%) Translating Business Requirements
19 26 (12.26%) Coaching
19 26 (12.26%) HTML
19 26 (12.26%) Windows
20 25 (11.79%) .NET

Technical Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 29 (13.68%) SharePoint
2 15 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (7.08%) MS Exchange
3 14 (6.60%) SharePoint 2010
3 14 (6.60%) SharePoint 2013
4 13 (6.13%) NetWeaver
5 11 (5.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (4.25%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (2.83%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.94%) Apache
8 2 (0.94%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.94%) Confluence
8 2 (0.94%) SAP EP
9 1 (0.47%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.47%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.94%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.47%) OPENHousing
2 1 (0.47%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 56 (26.42%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (18.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (5.19%) SaaS
4 10 (4.72%) IaaS
5 9 (4.25%) PaaS
6 8 (3.77%) Office 365
7 5 (2.36%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.42%) GitHub
8 3 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (1.42%) Serverless
9 2 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.94%) Force.com
9 2 (0.94%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.47%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.47%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (15.57%) SAN
2 24 (11.32%) WAN
3 21 (9.91%) VoIP
4 18 (8.49%) LAN
5 11 (5.19%) MPLS
6 10 (4.72%) Firewall
6 10 (4.72%) Network Security
6 10 (4.72%) VPN
7 9 (4.25%) OSPF
8 6 (2.83%) Cisco Wireless
8 6 (2.83%) DNS
8 6 (2.83%) IPsec
8 6 (2.83%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (2.83%) Wireless
9 5 (2.36%) ATM
9 5 (2.36%) DWDM
9 5 (2.36%) Skype
9 5 (2.36%) WLAN
9 5 (2.36%) X.25
9 5 (2.36%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (23.11%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.02%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (7.55%) NoSQL
4 14 (6.60%) Big Data
4 14 (6.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (5.19%) Relational Database
6 9 (4.25%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (4.25%) Hadoop
6 9 (4.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.36%) MySQL
9 3 (1.42%) QGIS
10 2 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.94%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.94%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.94%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.47%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 8 (3.77%) Bower
1 8 (3.77%) Grunt
2 7 (3.30%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.83%) Bitbucket
4 5 (2.36%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.89%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.89%) JIRA
6 2 (0.94%) Maven
6 2 (0.94%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.47%) FishEye
7 1 (0.47%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.47%) JUnit
7 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.47%) Vagrant
General
1 54 (25.47%) Finance
2 11 (5.19%) Legal
3 10 (4.72%) Marketing
4 8 (3.77%) Retail
5 6 (2.83%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.89%) Advertising
7 3 (1.42%) Banking
7 3 (1.42%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.94%) Electronics
8 2 (0.94%) Law
9 1 (0.47%) Back Office
9 1 (0.47%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (12.26%) HTML
2 25 (11.79%) .NET
3 20 (9.43%) Web Services
4 18 (8.49%) CSS
5 15 (7.08%) AngularJS
6 12 (5.66%) SAP Basis
7 11 (5.19%) Vue (Vue.js)
8 10 (4.72%) Middleware
9 9 (4.25%) J2EE
9 9 (4.25%) jQuery
9 9 (4.25%) Oracle Fusion
10 8 (3.77%) Django
10 8 (3.77%) LESS
10 8 (3.77%) Lucene
10 8 (3.77%) MDX
10 8 (3.77%) Sass
10 8 (3.77%) Spring
10 8 (3.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (3.30%) JSON
12 6 (2.83%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.21%) Clustering
2 13 (6.13%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.25%) Public Cloud
5 7 (3.30%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.83%) iPad
6 6 (2.83%) User Experience
7 5 (2.36%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.42%) Blog
8 3 (1.42%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.42%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.47%) Fintech
10 1 (0.47%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.47%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.47%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (12.26%) Windows
2 21 (9.91%) Linux
3 8 (3.77%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.89%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.89%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.42%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.42%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.94%) CentOS
7 2 (0.94%) Debian
7 2 (0.94%) Fedora
7 2 (0.94%) Unix
8 1 (0.47%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.47%) Solaris
8 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (27.83%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (22.64%) IT Strategy
3 41 (19.34%) Migration
4 37 (17.45%) Mentoring
5 31 (14.62%) High Availability
6 27 (12.74%) Translating Business Requirements
7 26 (12.26%) Coaching
8 25 (11.79%) Technical Architecture
8 25 (11.79%) TOGAF
9 23 (10.85%) Load Balancing
9 23 (10.85%) PRINCE2
10 22 (10.38%) Business Development
11 21 (9.91%) SOA
12 20 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (8.96%) DevOps
14 18 (8.49%) Microservices
15 17 (8.02%) Project Management
16 15 (7.08%) Continuous Improvement
16 15 (7.08%) Data Migration
16 15 (7.08%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 44 (20.75%) SQL
2 38 (17.92%) Java
3 29 (13.68%) PHP
4 21 (9.91%) JavaScript
5 17 (8.02%) Python
6 15 (7.08%) C#
7 8 (3.77%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.83%) Bash Shell
8 6 (2.83%) Perl
9 3 (1.42%) Apex Code
9 3 (1.42%) Ruby
9 3 (1.42%) Scala
10 2 (0.94%) C++
10 2 (0.94%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.47%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 35 (16.51%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (14.62%) MCSE
2 31 (14.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (13.68%) CCNA
4 21 (9.91%) Degree
5 11 (5.19%) CCIE
5 11 (5.19%) JNCIP
6 8 (3.77%) MBA
7 7 (3.30%) AWS Certification
7 7 (3.30%) CCNP
7 7 (3.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (2.83%) CCDA
8 6 (2.83%) CCDP
8 6 (2.83%) JNCIE
8 6 (2.83%) Security Cleared
9 5 (2.36%) CCDE
9 5 (2.36%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.89%) MCP
10 4 (1.89%) VCAP
10 4 (1.89%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (4.72%) QA
3 8 (3.77%) Data Quality
4 5 (2.36%) SLA
5 3 (1.42%) GCP
6 2 (0.94%) GDPR
6 2 (0.94%) PA-DSS
6 2 (0.94%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.94%) PSD2
System Software
1 43 (20.28%) Active Directory
2 33 (15.57%) Hyper-V
3 14 (6.60%) Docker
3 14 (6.60%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.42%) XenApp
6 3 (1.42%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (13.21%) Microsoft Clustering
2 11 (5.19%) Kubernetes
3 6 (2.83%) SCOM
4 5 (2.36%) Ansible
5 4 (1.89%) SCCM
6 3 (1.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (1.42%) Puppet
6 3 (1.42%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.94%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.47%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.47%) Nagios
8 1 (0.47%) Nessus
8 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.47%) Nmap
8 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 76 (35.85%) Microsoft
2 29 (13.68%) 3PAR
2 29 (13.68%) HP
3 22 (10.38%) VMware
4 21 (9.91%) F5
5 20 (9.43%) SAP
6 15 (7.08%) Cisco
7 12 (5.66%) Juniper
7 12 (5.66%) Oracle
8 8 (3.77%) Cognos
8 8 (3.77%) Tableau
9 7 (3.30%) Citrix
9 7 (3.30%) Palo Alto
10 6 (2.83%) Avaya
10 6 (2.83%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.89%) Capita
11 4 (1.89%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.42%) ESRI
12 3 (1.42%) Ivanti