Period
to 20 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Design Architect was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1174 1147 1268
Rank change year-on-year -27 +121 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Design Architect 29 24 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.014% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.014% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 26 16 16
UK median annual salary £60,000 £70,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +30.23% -14.00%
10th Percentile £53,125 £60,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £72,988 £77,500 £78,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £58,750 £70,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -16.07% +40.00% -20.00%

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 171,222 166,598 197,717
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.46% 96.55% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 140,041 138,371 165,893
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +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 20 April 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 20 April 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
UK excluding London -4 21 £58,750 -16.07% 1
England -5 20 £65,000 -10.34% 2
South East +9 10 £65,000 -13.33%
Scotland - 5 £57,500 -
North of England - 5 £57,500 -
London -22 4 £70,975 -5.37% 1
North West - 3 £57,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £55,000 -
South West -15 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 15 (51.72%) Cisco
2 14 (48.28%) CCIE
2 14 (48.28%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (48.28%) Juniper
3 13 (44.83%) Firewall
4 11 (37.93%) Network Design
4 11 (37.93%) CCNP
4 11 (37.93%) CCNA
4 11 (37.93%) CCDA
4 11 (37.93%) Load Balancing
4 11 (37.93%) Palo Alto
5 10 (34.48%) JNCIP
5 10 (34.48%) WAN
5 10 (34.48%) MPLS
6 9 (31.03%) CheckPoint
6 9 (31.03%) VPN
6 9 (31.03%) Capita
7 7 (24.14%) JNCIE
7 7 (24.14%) Network Security
7 7 (24.14%) Skype for Business
7 7 (24.14%) F5
7 7 (24.14%) Cisco Wireless
7 7 (24.14%) Translating Business Requirements
7 7 (24.14%) CCDP
7 7 (24.14%) Avaya
7 7 (24.14%) Windows
7 7 (24.14%) OSPF
7 7 (24.14%) Wireless
8 6 (20.69%) Finance
8 6 (20.69%) IT Strategy

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 7 (24.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.90%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) IaaS
2 2 (6.90%) Office 365
2 2 (6.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (44.83%) Firewall
2 10 (34.48%) MPLS
2 10 (34.48%) WAN
3 9 (31.03%) VPN
4 7 (24.14%) Cisco Wireless
4 7 (24.14%) Network Security
4 7 (24.14%) OSPF
4 7 (24.14%) Wireless
5 4 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (13.79%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (13.79%) IPsec
5 4 (13.79%) SSL
6 3 (10.34%) ATM
6 3 (10.34%) BGP
6 3 (10.34%) DWDM
6 3 (10.34%) EIGRP
6 3 (10.34%) LAN
6 3 (10.34%) SDH
6 3 (10.34%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (10.34%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2014
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Marketing
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
1 2 (6.90%) JSON
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Load Balancing
1 11 (37.93%) Network Design
2 7 (24.14%) Translating Business Requirements
3 6 (20.69%) IT Strategy
4 4 (13.79%) Network Architecture
4 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.34%) ITIL
5 3 (10.34%) ITIL V3
5 3 (10.34%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (10.34%) Presales
6 2 (6.90%) Commercial Awareness
6 2 (6.90%) Network Virtualisation
6 2 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (6.90%) Scrum
6 2 (6.90%) Service Management
6 2 (6.90%) SOA
6 2 (6.90%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.45%) CAD
7 1 (3.45%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) C#
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
2 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.45%) COBOL
3 1 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) CCIE
1 14 (48.28%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (37.93%) CCDA
2 11 (37.93%) CCNA
2 11 (37.93%) CCNP
3 10 (34.48%) JNCIP
4 7 (24.14%) CCDP
4 7 (24.14%) JNCIE
5 5 (17.24%) CCSA
5 5 (17.24%) CCSE
6 3 (10.34%) CCDE
6 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
6 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.45%) MCSE
7 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
2 2 (6.90%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Cisco
2 14 (48.28%) Juniper
3 11 (37.93%) Palo Alto
4 9 (31.03%) Capita
4 9 (31.03%) CheckPoint
5 7 (24.14%) Avaya
5 7 (24.14%) F5
6 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
6 3 (10.34%) Red Hat