The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 55 66 70
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 24 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 3.29% 1.85% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.58% 1.93% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 3
Average salary £100,000 £73,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.59% +55.26%
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Solutions Architect
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basingstoke 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
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
670 621 678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 91.78% 95.83% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 501 469 518
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Basingstoke

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region that cited 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 Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 26 (63.41%) Microsoft
2 25 (60.98%) Hyper-V
2 25 (60.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (60.98%) VMware
2 25 (60.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (56.10%) ITIL
4 19 (46.34%) Windows
5 17 (41.46%) Security Cleared
6 16 (39.02%) SC Cleared
7 14 (34.15%) SharePoint
8 13 (31.71%) TOGAF
9 12 (29.27%) Billing
9 12 (29.27%) Business Analysis
9 12 (29.27%) eTOM
9 12 (29.27%) Huawei
9 12 (29.27%) Telecoms
9 12 (29.27%) CRM
9 12 (29.27%) Risk Management
10 11 (26.83%) CA Spectrum
10 11 (26.83%) SCCM
10 11 (26.83%) SCOM
10 11 (26.83%) CA
10 11 (26.83%) MS Excel
11 10 (24.39%) Military
12 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (14.63%) .NET
14 2 (4.88%) Human Factors
14 2 (4.88%) Data Architecture
14 2 (4.88%) Information Assurance
14 2 (4.88%) SOA

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region that cited 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 Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (34.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (26.83%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) SAN
General
1 12 (29.27%) Billing
1 12 (29.27%) Telecoms
2 10 (24.39%) Military
3 2 (4.88%) Electronics
4 1 (2.44%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Human Factors
1 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (46.34%) Windows
2 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) ITIL
2 13 (31.71%) TOGAF
3 12 (29.27%) Business Analysis
3 12 (29.27%) eTOM
3 12 (29.27%) CRM
3 12 (29.27%) Risk Management
4 2 (4.88%) Data Architecture
4 2 (4.88%) Information Assurance
4 2 (4.88%) SOA
4 2 (4.88%) Programme Management
4 2 (4.88%) MODAF
4 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (4.88%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (2.44%) Service Management
5 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.44%) UML
5 1 (2.44%) SSADM
5 1 (2.44%) DSDM
Qualifications
1 25 (60.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (41.46%) Security Cleared
3 16 (39.02%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) Degree
System Software
1 25 (60.98%) Hyper-V
1 25 (60.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (26.83%) CA Spectrum
1 11 (26.83%) SCCM
1 11 (26.83%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (63.41%) Microsoft
2 25 (60.98%) VMware
3 12 (29.27%) Huawei
4 11 (26.83%) CA
5 1 (2.44%) Fujitsu