The first table below looks at the demand for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 66 90 60
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 56 33 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.87% 1.63% 3.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.05% 1.74% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 44 30 44
Average salary £67,500 £68,750 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.81% -1.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1836 1895 1592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.15% 93.67% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1588 1670 1406
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Solutions Architect
West Midlands

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Birmingham

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 30 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 25 (26.88%) Finance
3 24 (25.81%) Oracle
4 20 (21.51%) Cisco
5 18 (19.35%) CRM
6 17 (18.28%) ERP
6 17 (18.28%) MS Excel
7 16 (17.20%) SAP
7 16 (17.20%) Citrix
8 15 (16.13%) VMware
8 15 (16.13%) Business Development
8 15 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (15.05%) EMC
10 13 (13.98%) SC Cleared
10 13 (13.98%) Security Cleared
11 12 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (12.90%) SOA
11 12 (12.90%) SharePoint Server
11 12 (12.90%) Migration
12 11 (11.83%) SharePoint
13 9 (9.68%) Java
13 9 (9.68%) TOGAF
13 9 (9.68%) Enterprise Architecture
13 9 (9.68%) Degree
13 9 (9.68%) Analytics
14 8 (8.60%) IaaS
14 8 (8.60%) Business Transformation
14 8 (8.60%) Metadata Management
14 8 (8.60%) Taxonomies
14 8 (8.60%) Knowledge Management

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 12 (12.90%) SharePoint Server
2 11 (11.83%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.53%) MS Exchange
4 6 (6.45%) WebLogic
5 4 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.23%) Lync
7 2 (2.15%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.08%) Drupal
Applications
1 17 (18.28%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (5.38%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (3.23%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.08%) SAP ERP
5 1 (1.08%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (1.08%) SAP CO
5 1 (1.08%) SAP FI
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.60%) IaaS
2 3 (3.23%) Office 365
3 2 (2.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.45%) Firewall
1 6 (6.45%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (4.30%) Network Security
2 4 (4.30%) WAAS
3 3 (3.23%) Unified Communications
3 3 (3.23%) LAN
3 3 (3.23%) PBX
3 3 (3.23%) WAN
3 3 (3.23%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.08%) Wireless
4 1 (1.08%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.60%) EDRMS
2 6 (6.45%) Big Data
3 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (4.30%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.08%) MySQL
General
1 25 (26.88%) Finance
2 8 (8.60%) Back Office
3 6 (6.45%) Front Office
4 4 (4.30%) Retail
4 4 (4.30%) Local Government
4 4 (4.30%) Marketing
4 4 (4.30%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.08%) Legal
5 1 (1.08%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.23%) WebCenter
2 1 (1.08%) HTML
2 1 (1.08%) .NET
2 1 (1.08%) JSP
2 1 (1.08%) XML
2 1 (1.08%) Middleware
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (8.60%) Taxonomies
3 6 (6.45%) Open Source
4 4 (4.30%) Celerra
4 4 (4.30%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.08%) Clustering
5 1 (1.08%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.08%) GIS
5 1 (1.08%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.08%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.60%) Windows
2 1 (1.08%) Linux
2 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.35%) CRM
2 17 (18.28%) ERP
3 15 (16.13%) Business Development
4 12 (12.90%) SOA
4 12 (12.90%) Migration
5 9 (9.68%) TOGAF
5 9 (9.68%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (9.68%) Analytics
6 8 (8.60%) Metadata Management
6 8 (8.60%) Business Transformation
6 8 (8.60%) Knowledge Management
6 8 (8.60%) Systems Analysis
6 8 (8.60%) Project Management
7 7 (7.53%) Service Delivery
8 6 (6.45%) ITIL
8 6 (6.45%) Big Data Analytics
9 4 (4.30%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (4.30%) ITSM
10 3 (3.23%) B2C
10 3 (3.23%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.68%) Java
2 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
2 1 (1.08%) SQL
2 1 (1.08%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 13 (13.98%) SC Cleared
1 13 (13.98%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.68%) Degree
3 7 (7.53%) MCTS
3 7 (7.53%) MCITP
3 7 (7.53%) MCSE
3 7 (7.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.30%) NCDA
5 4 (4.30%) NCIE
5 4 (4.30%) VCAP
5 4 (4.30%) VTSP
5 4 (4.30%) CCIA
5 4 (4.30%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (4.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (4.30%) CCNP
5 4 (4.30%) CCA
5 4 (4.30%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (4.30%) CCEA
6 2 (2.15%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.45%) QA
2 4 (4.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 4 (4.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.45%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.38%) vCloud
4 4 (4.30%) Active Directory
4 4 (4.30%) XenDesktop
4 4 (4.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) SCCM
1 2 (2.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 24 (25.81%) Oracle
3 20 (21.51%) Cisco
4 16 (17.20%) Citrix
4 16 (17.20%) SAP
5 15 (16.13%) VMware
6 14 (15.05%) EMC
7 8 (8.60%) Open Text
8 6 (6.45%) Symantec
9 5 (5.38%) CheckPoint
10 4 (4.30%) NetApp
10 4 (4.30%) McAfee
10 4 (4.30%) 3PAR
11 3 (3.23%) AppSense
11 3 (3.23%) Sourcefire
11 3 (3.23%) Splunk
11 3 (3.23%) Hyperion
11 3 (3.23%) HP
12 2 (2.15%) Juniper
12 2 (2.15%) Isilon
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Aximis West
Salary: £70,000 - £85,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: Up to £65K base + 10K Bonus + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago