The first table below looks at the demand for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol 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 23 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 Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 96 99 89
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 29 14 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.60% 0.87% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 0.91% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 21 13 19
Average salary £75,000 £62,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1748 1543 1500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.26% 95.36% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1385 1372 1315
Average salary £38,500 £36,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.47% +1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Solutions Architect
South West

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Bristol

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Bristol

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 18 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.59%) Project Management
2 14 (20.59%) TOGAF
3 13 (19.12%) Service Delivery
3 13 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (17.65%) Windows
5 11 (16.18%) UML
5 11 (16.18%) SOA
5 11 (16.18%) Software Architecture
6 10 (14.71%) BPR
7 9 (13.24%) Military
7 9 (13.24%) Legal
7 9 (13.24%) MS Excel
7 9 (13.24%) MS Visio
7 9 (13.24%) MS Office
7 9 (13.24%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (13.24%) Degree
7 9 (13.24%) BPMN
7 9 (13.24%) Visualisation
8 8 (11.76%) ITIL
8 8 (11.76%) Active Directory
8 8 (11.76%) Citrix
9 7 (10.29%) SharePoint
9 7 (10.29%) Matrix Management
10 6 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (8.82%) Data Architecture
10 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (8.82%) VMware
10 6 (8.82%) Zachman Framework
10 6 (8.82%) Logistics

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 7 (10.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.94%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.94%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (13.24%) MS Office
1 9 (13.24%) MS Excel
1 9 (13.24%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) PaaS
1 1 (1.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) SAN
2 1 (1.47%) DWDM
2 1 (1.47%) MPLS
2 1 (1.47%) OSPF
2 1 (1.47%) BGP
2 1 (1.47%) Firewall
2 1 (1.47%) VLAN
2 1 (1.47%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.47%) ISDN
2 1 (1.47%) LAN
2 1 (1.47%) WAN
2 1 (1.47%) DHCP
2 1 (1.47%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.47%) SNMP
2 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.47%) VPN
2 1 (1.47%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Rational Rose
General
1 9 (13.24%) Legal
1 9 (13.24%) Military
2 4 (5.88%) Advertising
2 4 (5.88%) Finance
3 2 (2.94%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.94%) Law
3 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.47%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) Web Services
2 1 (1.47%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Visualisation
2 6 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.47%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.65%) Windows
2 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.41%) AIX
3 3 (4.41%) Linux
3 3 (4.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.59%) Project Management
1 14 (20.59%) TOGAF
2 13 (19.12%) Service Delivery
2 13 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (16.18%) SOA
3 11 (16.18%) UML
3 11 (16.18%) Software Architecture
4 10 (14.71%) BPR
5 9 (13.24%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (13.24%) BPMN
6 8 (11.76%) ITIL
7 7 (10.29%) Matrix Management
8 6 (8.82%) Data Architecture
8 6 (8.82%) Logistics
8 6 (8.82%) Zachman Framework
8 6 (8.82%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (7.35%) CRM
9 5 (7.35%) ETL
9 5 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (7.35%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.47%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (13.24%) Degree
2 5 (7.35%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.94%) MCITP
3 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.94%) MCSE
4 1 (1.47%) CCIE
4 1 (1.47%) CCNP
4 1 (1.47%) CCDP
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) HP ASE
4 1 (1.47%) HP MASE
System Software
1 8 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.76%) Citrix
3 6 (8.82%) VMware
4 5 (7.35%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (5.88%) Cisco
6 3 (4.41%) IBM
6 3 (4.41%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.47%) JBoss
7 1 (1.47%) HP
7 1 (1.47%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.47%) F5
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