The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire 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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 76 57 46
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 8 30 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.02% 2.95% 5.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 3.06% 5.28%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 45
Average salary £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £57,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,500 £63,500
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +3.14%
Solutions Architect
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire 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
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
748 979 1004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.17% 96.36% 98.43%
Number of salaries quoted 664 785 907
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +6 2 £62,500 -3.84% 1
Luton +5 1 - - 3
Solutions Architect
East of England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 19 (50.00%) VMware
2 18 (47.37%) WAN
3 16 (42.11%) SAN
4 15 (39.47%) iSeries
4 15 (39.47%) High Availability
5 14 (36.84%) Presales
6 13 (34.21%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (34.21%) Data Management
6 13 (34.21%) Information Management
6 13 (34.21%) Unix
7 12 (31.58%) SOA
8 11 (28.95%) E-Commerce
9 10 (26.32%) CMS
10 9 (23.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 9 (23.68%) DDoS Mitigation
10 9 (23.68%) Data Centre
11 8 (21.05%) Retail
11 8 (21.05%) Use Case
12 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (18.42%) Service Delivery
13 5 (13.16%) MS PowerPoint
13 5 (13.16%) Marketing
13 5 (13.16%) Front Office
13 5 (13.16%) Project Management
14 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
14 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
14 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
14 4 (10.53%) Business Analysis
14 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
15 3 (7.89%) SharePoint Server

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 10 (26.32%) CMS
2 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.89%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (47.37%) WAN
2 16 (42.11%) SAN
3 1 (2.63%) Network Security
General
1 8 (21.05%) Retail
2 5 (13.16%) Front Office
2 5 (13.16%) Marketing
3 3 (7.89%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.63%) Back Office
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (39.47%) iSeries
2 13 (34.21%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (23.68%) Data Centre
3 9 (23.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Unix
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) High Availability
2 14 (36.84%) Presales
3 13 (34.21%) Data Management
3 13 (34.21%) Information Management
4 12 (31.58%) SOA
5 11 (28.95%) E-Commerce
6 9 (23.68%) DDoS Mitigation
7 8 (21.05%) Use Case
8 7 (18.42%) Service Delivery
9 5 (13.16%) Project Management
10 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (10.53%) Business Analysis
11 3 (7.89%) CRM
11 3 (7.89%) Lean Six Sigma
11 3 (7.89%) Process Improvement
11 3 (7.89%) Six Sigma
12 2 (5.26%) BPMN
12 2 (5.26%) Line Management
12 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
12 2 (5.26%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) CCDP
1 1 (2.63%) CCIE
1 1 (2.63%) CCMSE
1 1 (2.63%) CCNP
1 1 (2.63%) CCSE
1 1 (2.63%) CCSM
1 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.63%) VCAP
1 1 (2.63%) VCDX
1 1 (2.63%) VCP5
1 1 (2.63%) VCP6
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.89%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.63%) F5
4 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
Luton, Bedfordshire
Tui
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Tui
Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Luton
Quant Capital
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 24 days ago