Period
to 22 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Design Architect was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

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

Technical Design Architect
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1151 1195 1233
Rank change year-on-year +44 +38 +59
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Design Architect 10 8 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.005% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.005% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 18
UK median annual salary £62,500 £67,500 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.41% +5.88% -8.93%
10th Percentile £56,450 £59,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £59,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -15.00% +7.69% -7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 158,054 167,354 183,138
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 95.94% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 127,348 133,989 153,460
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Technical Design Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Design Architect in the UK

Technical Design Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Technical Design Architect in the UK

Technical Design Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Design Architect over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Technical Design Architect in the UK

Technical Design Architect
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Design Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 22 October 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
England +61 10 £62,500 -7.41% 2
UK excluding London +23 6 £59,500 -15.00% 2
London +42 4 £70,000 +3.70%
East of England +21 2 £59,500 -8.46% 1
West Midlands - 2 £62,500 -
Midlands - 2 £62,500 -
North West +11 1 - -
North of England +9 1 - -
South West -2 1 - - 1

Technical Design Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, Technical Design 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 featuring Technical Design Architect in the job title.

1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) LAN
2 4 (40.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (30.00%) Wireless
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 3 (30.00%) CCIE
3 3 (30.00%) CCNP
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (30.00%) Palo Alto
4 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) IT Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (20.00%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (20.00%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Skype
4 2 (20.00%) ITSM
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Juniper
4 2 (20.00%) Remedy
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management

Technical Design Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) LAN
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) Wireless
3 2 (20.00%) Skype
3 2 (20.00%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (10.00%) IOS XR
4 1 (10.00%) MPLS
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) NX-OS
4 1 (10.00%) tcpdump
4 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless Security
4 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Local Government
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) CMDB
2 1 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (20.00%) IT Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) ITSM
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Network Design
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) Due Diligence
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) eTOM
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) MODAF
4 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) CCIE
2 3 (30.00%) CCNP
3 2 (20.00%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (10.00%) ACCA
4 1 (10.00%) CCDA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
1 1 (10.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (20.00%) Juniper
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Remedy
3 2 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (10.00%) Aruba
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Infoblox
4 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (10.00%) VMware