The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Birmingham region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 100 106 64
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 46 26 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.92% 1.31% 2.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 1.36% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 23 13 46
Median salary £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,500 £69,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.70%
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
2305 1913 2090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.28% 96.23% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1691 1617 1776
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region that featured Solutions Architect in the job title.

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 26 August 2016.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, Solutions Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 62 (48.44%) Presales
2 57 (44.53%) Data Centre
3 51 (39.84%) Customer Engagement
4 42 (32.81%) VMware
5 39 (30.47%) Citrix
6 36 (28.13%) EMC
7 33 (25.78%) NetApp
8 29 (22.66%) TOGAF
8 29 (22.66%) Microsoft Azure
9 28 (21.88%) Project Management
10 26 (20.31%) IaaS
10 26 (20.31%) PaaS
11 24 (18.75%) Cisco
11 24 (18.75%) Oracle
12 23 (17.97%) SQL Server
12 23 (17.97%) Business Development
12 23 (17.97%) Amazon AWS
12 23 (17.97%) Line Management
13 21 (16.41%) VMware Infrastructure
13 21 (16.41%) Technical Architecture
13 21 (16.41%) Finance
13 21 (16.41%) MySQL
13 21 (16.41%) ITIL
13 21 (16.41%) IBM
13 21 (16.41%) Microsoft
14 20 (15.63%) PRINCE2
14 20 (15.63%) Service Delivery
14 20 (15.63%) Zachman Framework
14 20 (15.63%) Amazon EC2
15 19 (14.84%) Continuous Improvement

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.69%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.13%) Apache
2 4 (3.13%) JBoss
2 4 (3.13%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.13%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.34%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.56%) CICS
4 2 (1.56%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.56%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.78%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (10.16%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (22.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (20.31%) IaaS
2 26 (20.31%) PaaS
3 23 (17.97%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (15.63%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (4.69%) Office 365
6 4 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (2.34%) SaaS
8 2 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.78%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.13%) DNS
1 4 (3.13%) Firewall
2 3 (2.34%) DHCP
2 3 (2.34%) LAN
2 3 (2.34%) WAN
3 2 (1.56%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.78%) Extranet
4 1 (0.78%) SAN
4 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.97%) SQL Server
2 21 (16.41%) MySQL
3 17 (13.28%) DB2
4 1 (0.78%) Big Data
General
1 21 (16.41%) Finance
2 19 (14.84%) Publishing
3 9 (7.03%) Retail
4 5 (3.91%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.13%) Banking
6 2 (1.56%) Law
7 1 (0.78%) Legal
7 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.47%) .NET
2 6 (4.69%) J2EE
3 4 (3.13%) Middleware
4 3 (2.34%) Web Services
5 2 (1.56%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.56%) CSS
5 2 (1.56%) HTML
5 2 (1.56%) JMS
5 2 (1.56%) REST
5 2 (1.56%) SAML
5 2 (1.56%) SOAP
5 2 (1.56%) WSDL
5 2 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (44.53%) Data Centre
2 18 (14.06%) Computer Science
3 17 (13.28%) CMDB
4 14 (10.94%) Virtual Team
5 5 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.91%) Life Science
6 4 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.34%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.34%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.56%) PKI
8 2 (1.56%) User Experience
9 1 (0.78%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.78%) Social Media
9 1 (0.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.03%) Windows
2 3 (2.34%) Unix
2 3 (2.34%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.78%) Linux
3 1 (0.78%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (48.44%) Presales
2 51 (39.84%) Customer Engagement
3 29 (22.66%) TOGAF
4 28 (21.88%) Project Management
5 23 (17.97%) Business Development
5 23 (17.97%) Line Management
6 21 (16.41%) ITIL
6 21 (16.41%) Technical Architecture
7 20 (15.63%) PRINCE2
7 20 (15.63%) Service Delivery
7 20 (15.63%) Zachman Framework
8 19 (14.84%) Continuous Improvement
8 19 (14.84%) CRM
8 19 (14.84%) Service Management
9 18 (14.06%) IT Governance
10 17 (13.28%) Capacity Planning
10 17 (13.28%) Gantt Chart
10 17 (13.28%) ITIL V3
10 17 (13.28%) Requirements Analysis
10 17 (13.28%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.84%) SQL
2 10 (7.81%) Java
3 4 (3.13%) C#
4 3 (2.34%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.56%) C
5 2 (1.56%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.56%) PHP
6 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (14.06%) Degree
2 17 (13.28%) ISEB
2 17 (13.28%) PMI Certification
2 17 (13.28%) PMP
3 5 (3.91%) CISSP
4 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.34%) CISM
6 2 (1.56%) MCITP
6 2 (1.56%) MCSE
7 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.78%) VCAP
7 1 (0.78%) VCDX
7 1 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 6 (4.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (16.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (13.28%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (7.03%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (13.28%) SCVMM
2 3 (2.34%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (32.81%) VMware
2 39 (30.47%) Citrix
3 36 (28.13%) EMC
4 33 (25.78%) NetApp
5 24 (18.75%) Cisco
5 24 (18.75%) Oracle
6 21 (16.41%) IBM
6 21 (16.41%) Microsoft
7 18 (14.06%) Juniper
8 17 (13.28%) BMC
8 17 (13.28%) CheckPoint
8 17 (13.28%) HP
9 16 (12.50%) 3PAR
10 7 (5.47%) SAP
11 3 (2.34%) Symantec
12 2 (1.56%) BEA
13 1 (0.78%) OpenText
13 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
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