The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast 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 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 27 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 0.88% 1.61% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 1.65% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £55,000 £82,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
Solutions Architect
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast 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
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
111 121 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 97.37% 97.58% 92.08%
Number of salaries quoted 50 99 189
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Belfast

Solutions Architect
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast 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 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast 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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) VMware