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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 70 89 60
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 65 38 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.80% 1.77% 3.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.97% 1.89% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 45 36 35
Average salary £70,000 £64,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.52% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £53,750 £50,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £64,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+0.77% -0.76%
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
2187 2013 1597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.23% 93.67% 93.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1874 1818 1324
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 48 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 39 (33.33%) Finance
3 31 (26.50%) Cisco
4 27 (23.08%) EMC
4 27 (23.08%) Migration
5 25 (21.37%) CRM
6 24 (20.51%) MS Excel
7 23 (19.66%) SharePoint
7 23 (19.66%) Oracle
7 23 (19.66%) Citrix
7 23 (19.66%) VMware
8 22 (18.80%) SOA
8 22 (18.80%) SC Cleared
8 22 (18.80%) Security Cleared
8 22 (18.80%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (16.24%) Windows
10 18 (15.38%) MS Exchange
10 18 (15.38%) TOGAF
10 18 (15.38%) SharePoint Server
11 16 (13.68%) ERP
12 15 (12.82%) Active Directory
13 14 (11.97%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (11.97%) EDRMS
13 14 (11.97%) MCSE
13 14 (11.97%) Knowledge Management
13 14 (11.97%) Systems Analysis
13 14 (11.97%) MCITP
13 14 (11.97%) Enterprise Architecture
13 14 (11.97%) MCTS
13 14 (11.97%) Taxonomies

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 23 (19.66%) SharePoint
2 18 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 18 (15.38%) SharePoint Server
3 11 (9.40%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (9.40%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (9.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.56%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.56%) Lync
5 2 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.71%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.85%) AquaLogic Service Bus
6 1 (0.85%) Drupal
6 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.85%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.85%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (0.85%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 24 (20.51%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.98%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (5.98%) Oracle ERP
1 7 (5.98%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.56%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.85%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.85%) AquaLogic BPM
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.85%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.85%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.69%) Office 365
2 7 (5.98%) IaaS
3 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.97%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (9.40%) WAAS
3 10 (8.55%) Firewall
4 7 (5.98%) Network Security
5 3 (2.56%) Unified Communications
5 3 (2.56%) LAN
5 3 (2.56%) PBX
5 3 (2.56%) WAN
5 3 (2.56%) IP Telephony
6 2 (1.71%) Wireless
6 2 (1.71%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.97%) EDRMS
2 11 (9.40%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (9.40%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.13%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.71%) Big Data
5 1 (0.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (33.33%) Finance
2 14 (11.97%) Back Office
3 7 (5.98%) Retail
4 5 (4.27%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.42%) Local Government
5 4 (3.42%) Banking
6 2 (1.71%) Front Office
6 2 (1.71%) Marketing
7 1 (0.85%) Legal
7 1 (0.85%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.13%) WebCenter
2 4 (3.42%) Middleware
2 4 (3.42%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (1.71%) HTML
3 2 (1.71%) .NET
4 1 (0.85%) CSS
4 1 (0.85%) JSP
4 1 (0.85%) XML
4 1 (0.85%) XSLT
4 1 (0.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.97%) Taxonomies
2 11 (9.40%) CLARiiON
2 11 (9.40%) Celerra
2 11 (9.40%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.56%) Open Source
4 2 (1.71%) User Experience
4 2 (1.71%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.85%) GIS
5 1 (0.85%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.85%) Clustering
5 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.24%) Windows
2 1 (0.85%) Linux
2 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.08%) Migration
2 25 (21.37%) CRM
3 22 (18.80%) SOA
4 18 (15.38%) TOGAF
5 16 (13.68%) ERP
6 14 (11.97%) Metadata Management
6 14 (11.97%) Systems Analysis
6 14 (11.97%) Knowledge Management
6 14 (11.97%) Enterprise Architecture
6 14 (11.97%) Project Management
7 9 (7.69%) Business Development
8 8 (6.84%) ITIL
9 7 (5.98%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (5.13%) Data Migration
10 6 (5.13%) Change Control
11 5 (4.27%) Analytics
12 4 (3.42%) Business Transformation
12 4 (3.42%) Content Management
12 4 (3.42%) Service Delivery
13 3 (2.56%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.13%) Java
2 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
2 1 (0.85%) SQL
2 1 (0.85%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 22 (18.80%) SC Cleared
1 22 (18.80%) Security Cleared
2 14 (11.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (11.97%) MCTS
2 14 (11.97%) MCITP
2 14 (11.97%) MCSE
3 11 (9.40%) CCA
3 11 (9.40%) Citrix Certification
3 11 (9.40%) CCEA
3 11 (9.40%) NCDA
3 11 (9.40%) NCIE
3 11 (9.40%) VCAP
3 11 (9.40%) VTSP
3 11 (9.40%) CCIA
3 11 (9.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (5.13%) Degree
5 5 (4.27%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.42%) CCNP
7 2 (1.71%) CCIE
7 2 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.55%) QA
2 4 (3.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 4 (3.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (18.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (12.82%) Active Directory
3 13 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 12 (10.26%) vCloud
5 11 (9.40%) XenDesktop
5 11 (9.40%) vSphere
6 1 (0.85%) IAG
Systems Management
1 4 (3.42%) Windows Intune
2 2 (1.71%) SCCM
2 2 (1.71%) SCOM
Vendors
1 48 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 31 (26.50%) Cisco
3 27 (23.08%) EMC
4 23 (19.66%) Citrix
4 23 (19.66%) Oracle
4 23 (19.66%) VMware
5 14 (11.97%) Open Text
6 11 (9.40%) NetApp
6 11 (9.40%) SAP
6 11 (9.40%) 3PAR
7 8 (6.84%) CheckPoint
7 8 (6.84%) McAfee
8 7 (5.98%) Sourcefire
8 7 (5.98%) Splunk
9 6 (5.13%) Hyperion
9 6 (5.13%) Symantec
10 3 (2.56%) HP
10 3 (2.56%) AppSense
11 2 (1.71%) Isilon
11 2 (1.71%) Mercator
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