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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 67 89 70
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 60 40 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.83% 1.87% 2.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.01% 2.00% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 44 39 35
Average salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £62,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
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
1994 2003 1604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.19% 93.64% 93.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1693 1786 1387
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 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 20 August 2014.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 36 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 32 (30.77%) Finance
3 27 (25.96%) Oracle
4 25 (24.04%) Cisco
5 24 (23.08%) CRM
6 20 (19.23%) MS Excel
7 19 (18.27%) EMC
7 19 (18.27%) Citrix
8 18 (17.31%) ERP
8 18 (17.31%) VMware
8 18 (17.31%) SC Cleared
8 18 (17.31%) Security Cleared
8 18 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (16.35%) Migration
10 16 (15.38%) SOA
11 14 (13.46%) SAP
11 14 (13.46%) SharePoint Server
11 14 (13.46%) Business Development
12 13 (12.50%) SharePoint
13 12 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
13 12 (11.54%) TOGAF
13 12 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (10.58%) Project Management
15 10 (9.62%) Back Office
15 10 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (9.62%) EDRMS
15 10 (9.62%) MS Exchange
15 10 (9.62%) Windows
15 10 (9.62%) MCSE
15 10 (9.62%) Systems Analysis

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 14 (13.46%) SharePoint Server
2 13 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 10 (9.62%) MS Exchange
4 7 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.81%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.88%) Lync
7 2 (1.92%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.96%) Drupal
Applications
1 20 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.73%) Oracle ERP
1 7 (6.73%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.88%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (1.92%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.92%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.96%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.96%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.96%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.69%) IaaS
2 3 (2.88%) Office 365
3 2 (1.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.65%) Firewall
1 9 (8.65%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (6.73%) WAAS
3 6 (5.77%) Network Security
4 3 (2.88%) Unified Communications
4 3 (2.88%) LAN
4 3 (2.88%) PBX
4 3 (2.88%) WAN
4 3 (2.88%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.96%) Wireless
5 1 (0.96%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.62%) EDRMS
2 7 (6.73%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (6.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.77%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (4.81%) Big Data
5 1 (0.96%) MySQL
General
1 32 (30.77%) Finance
2 10 (9.62%) Back Office
3 7 (6.73%) Retail
4 5 (4.81%) Front Office
4 5 (4.81%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.85%) Local Government
5 4 (3.85%) Marketing
6 2 (1.92%) Banking
7 1 (0.96%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.77%) WebCenter
2 3 (2.88%) Middleware
2 3 (2.88%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.96%) HTML
3 1 (0.96%) JSP
3 1 (0.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (9.62%) Taxonomies
3 7 (6.73%) CLARiiON
3 7 (6.73%) Celerra
4 5 (4.81%) Open Source
5 1 (0.96%) GIS
5 1 (0.96%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.96%) Clustering
5 1 (0.96%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.62%) Windows
2 1 (0.96%) Linux
2 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.08%) CRM
2 18 (17.31%) ERP
3 17 (16.35%) Migration
4 16 (15.38%) SOA
5 14 (13.46%) Business Development
6 12 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
6 12 (11.54%) TOGAF
7 11 (10.58%) Project Management
8 10 (9.62%) Systems Analysis
8 10 (9.62%) Knowledge Management
8 10 (9.62%) Metadata Management
9 9 (8.65%) Analytics
9 9 (8.65%) ITIL
10 7 (6.73%) Service Delivery
10 7 (6.73%) Business Transformation
11 6 (5.77%) Data Migration
11 6 (5.77%) Change Control
12 5 (4.81%) Big Data Analytics
13 4 (3.85%) ITSM
14 3 (2.88%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (0.96%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
2 1 (0.96%) SQL
2 1 (0.96%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 18 (17.31%) SC Cleared
1 18 (17.31%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (9.62%) MCTS
2 10 (9.62%) MCITP
2 10 (9.62%) MCSE
3 8 (7.69%) Degree
4 7 (6.73%) NCDA
4 7 (6.73%) NCIE
4 7 (6.73%) VCAP
4 7 (6.73%) VTSP
4 7 (6.73%) CCIA
4 7 (6.73%) CCA
4 7 (6.73%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (6.73%) CCEA
4 7 (6.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (4.81%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.85%) CCNP
6 4 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.92%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.62%) QA
2 4 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 4 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (8.65%) Hyper-V
3 8 (7.69%) vCloud
4 7 (6.73%) Active Directory
4 7 (6.73%) XenDesktop
4 7 (6.73%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.92%) SCCM
1 2 (1.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 27 (25.96%) Oracle
3 25 (24.04%) Cisco
4 19 (18.27%) EMC
4 19 (18.27%) Citrix
5 18 (17.31%) VMware
6 14 (13.46%) SAP
7 10 (9.62%) Open Text
8 7 (6.73%) 3PAR
8 7 (6.73%) McAfee
8 7 (6.73%) NetApp
8 7 (6.73%) CheckPoint
9 6 (5.77%) Symantec
9 6 (5.77%) Hyperion
9 6 (5.77%) Sourcefire
9 6 (5.77%) Splunk
10 3 (2.88%) HP
10 3 (2.88%) AppSense
11 2 (1.92%) Isilon
12 1 (0.96%) Mercator
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