The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon 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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 34 42 37
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 1.19% 0.43% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 0.43% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £69,750 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.81% -
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
Solutions Architect
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Croydon 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
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
166 232 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 98.81% 98.72% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 151 195 186
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Croydon

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) AS400
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) LAN

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) V-Model
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) EMC
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Avaya
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) VMware