The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset 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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 77 65 56
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 15 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.94% 0.77% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 0.81% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 3
Average salary £75,000 - £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Solutions Architect
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dorset 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
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
756 496 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 97.55% 95.57% 98.37%
Number of salaries quoted 652 402 420
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Dorset

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Dorset

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 10 £75,000 -
Poole - 3 £35,000 -
Solutions Architect
South West

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 10 (35.71%) VMware
1 10 (35.71%) Windows
1 10 (35.71%) Cisco
1 10 (35.71%) HP
2 9 (32.14%) E-Commerce
3 8 (28.57%) C#
4 7 (25.00%) C++
4 7 (25.00%) Java
4 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (21.43%) NetApp
5 6 (21.43%) Finance
5 6 (21.43%) Linux
5 6 (21.43%) IBM
5 6 (21.43%) SCCM
5 6 (21.43%) 3PAR
5 6 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (21.43%) vSphere
6 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (17.86%) Financial Institution
7 4 (14.29%) TOGAF
7 4 (14.29%) JNCIA
7 4 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (14.29%) Firewall
7 4 (14.29%) MPLS
7 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 4 (14.29%) CCNA
7 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (14.29%) Juniper
7 4 (14.29%) ITIL
7 4 (14.29%) WAN

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (14.29%) WAN
2 4 (14.29%) MPLS
2 4 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) E-Commerce
2 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 4 (14.29%) Scrum
3 4 (14.29%) ITIL
3 4 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (10.71%) Validation
5 2 (7.14%) OO
5 2 (7.14%) OOD
5 2 (7.14%) System Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (3.57%) Project Management
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) C#
2 7 (25.00%) C++
2 7 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) CCNA
1 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (14.29%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Cisco
1 10 (35.71%) HP
1 10 (35.71%) VMware
2 6 (21.43%) 3PAR
2 6 (21.43%) NetApp
2 6 (21.43%) IBM
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.29%) Juniper