The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 78 99 61
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 52 19 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.57% 1.04% 3.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 1.10% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 47 13 43
Average salary £69,000 £57,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,500 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,500 £69,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Solutions Architect
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1928 1721 1585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.45% 94.30% 95.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1764 1522 1375
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 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 24 December 2014.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 42 (36.52%) Microsoft
2 34 (29.57%) Migration
3 33 (28.70%) Cisco
4 29 (25.22%) Finance
5 28 (24.35%) SharePoint
5 28 (24.35%) EMC
6 27 (23.48%) Citrix
7 26 (22.61%) VMware
8 25 (21.74%) CRM
9 20 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (16.52%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (16.52%) Office 365
11 18 (15.65%) Oracle
11 18 (15.65%) Active Directory
11 18 (15.65%) NetApp
11 18 (15.65%) TOGAF
12 17 (14.78%) .NET
13 16 (13.91%) Content Management
13 16 (13.91%) Security Cleared
14 15 (13.04%) SQL Server
14 15 (13.04%) MS Exchange
14 15 (13.04%) SOA
14 15 (13.04%) Project Management
15 14 (12.17%) Visual Studio
15 14 (12.17%) Windows
15 14 (12.17%) MS Excel
15 14 (12.17%) Scrum
15 14 (12.17%) QA
15 14 (12.17%) SharePoint 2010
15 14 (12.17%) SharePoint 2013

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 28 (24.35%) SharePoint
2 15 (13.04%) MS Exchange
3 14 (12.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 14 (12.17%) SharePoint 2013
4 11 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (6.09%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.74%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.74%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.87%) JBoss
7 1 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.87%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.87%) WebLogic Integration
7 1 (0.87%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (0.87%) AquaLogic
7 1 (0.87%) AquaLogic Service Bus
7 1 (0.87%) Lync
7 1 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (12.17%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.48%) MS Office
3 1 (0.87%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (6.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (6.09%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (3.48%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (2.61%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (2.61%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (2.61%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.87%) AquaLogic BPM
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 19 (16.52%) Office 365
2 6 (5.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.87%) PaaS
3 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.30%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (9.57%) WAAS
3 7 (6.09%) SAN
4 6 (5.22%) NAS
5 5 (4.35%) Firewall
5 5 (4.35%) Network Security
6 3 (2.61%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.87%) Wireless Security
7 1 (0.87%) Wireless
7 1 (0.87%) Internet
7 1 (0.87%) WAN
7 1 (0.87%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (9.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (6.09%) EDRMS
4 6 (5.22%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.87%) DB2
5 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 14 (12.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (25.22%) Finance
2 12 (10.43%) Retail
3 7 (6.09%) Back Office
4 6 (5.22%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.35%) Banking
6 3 (2.61%) Local Government
7 2 (1.74%) Marketing
7 2 (1.74%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.74%) Advertising
8 1 (0.87%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.78%) .NET
2 6 (5.22%) WebCenter
3 5 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (3.48%) Middleware
5 3 (2.61%) HTML
5 3 (2.61%) CSS
6 2 (1.74%) SOAP
6 2 (1.74%) REST
6 2 (1.74%) JSON
6 2 (1.74%) WCF
6 2 (1.74%) jQuery
6 2 (1.74%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.87%) COM
7 1 (0.87%) J2EE
7 1 (0.87%) HTML5
7 1 (0.87%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.57%) CLARiiON
1 11 (9.57%) Celerra
2 7 (6.09%) Taxonomies
3 4 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.61%) Smart Meter
4 3 (2.61%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.87%) Social Network
5 1 (0.87%) CESG
5 1 (0.87%) Open Source
5 1 (0.87%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.57%) Migration
2 25 (21.74%) CRM
3 19 (16.52%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (15.65%) TOGAF
5 16 (13.91%) Content Management
6 15 (13.04%) SOA
6 15 (13.04%) Project Management
7 14 (12.17%) Scrum
8 11 (9.57%) ITIL
9 9 (7.83%) ERP
9 9 (7.83%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (6.96%) Mentoring
11 7 (6.09%) Metadata Management
11 7 (6.09%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (6.09%) System Testing
11 7 (6.09%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (6.09%) Systems Analysis
11 7 (6.09%) Knowledge Management
12 6 (5.22%) Zachman Framework
12 6 (5.22%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.61%) Java
2 2 (1.74%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.74%) C#
3 1 (0.87%) C
3 1 (0.87%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (13.91%) Security Cleared
2 13 (11.30%) SC Cleared
2 13 (11.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (10.43%) CCA
3 12 (10.43%) Citrix Certification
3 12 (10.43%) CCEA
4 11 (9.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (9.57%) MCTS
4 11 (9.57%) MCITP
4 11 (9.57%) MCSE
4 11 (9.57%) NCDA
4 11 (9.57%) NCIE
4 11 (9.57%) VCAP
4 11 (9.57%) VTSP
4 11 (9.57%) CCIA
5 5 (4.35%) ISEB
5 5 (4.35%) Degree
6 1 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.87%) CCIE
6 1 (0.87%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.17%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (15.65%) Active Directory
3 13 (11.30%) Hyper-V
4 12 (10.43%) XenDesktop
5 11 (9.57%) vSphere
5 11 (9.57%) vCloud
6 1 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.87%) IAG
Systems Management
1 4 (3.48%) Windows Intune
2 3 (2.61%) SCCM
3 1 (0.87%) SCOM
3 1 (0.87%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 42 (36.52%) Microsoft
2 33 (28.70%) Cisco
3 28 (24.35%) EMC
4 27 (23.48%) Citrix
5 26 (22.61%) VMware
6 18 (15.65%) NetApp
6 18 (15.65%) Oracle
7 11 (9.57%) CheckPoint
7 11 (9.57%) 3PAR
8 10 (8.70%) HP
9 7 (6.09%) Open Text
10 6 (5.22%) SAP
10 6 (5.22%) Symantec
10 6 (5.22%) Juniper
10 6 (5.22%) Hyperion
11 5 (4.35%) McAfee
11 5 (4.35%) Sourcefire
11 5 (4.35%) Splunk
12 2 (1.74%) Mercator
12 2 (1.74%) IBM
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