The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex 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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 73 90 69
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 30 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.12% 0.37% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.23% 0.39% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 26 2 15
Average salary £80,000 £53,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.53% -2.72%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Solutions Architect
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1343 1033 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.05% 95.12% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1072 783 741
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,367 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Essex

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Essex region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Essex

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Essex region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
Brentwood -10 14 £90,000 - 2
Solutions Architect
East of England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 34 (64.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 33 (62.26%) Finance
3 27 (50.94%) TOGAF
4 26 (49.06%) UML
4 26 (49.06%) SOA
5 13 (24.53%) Oracle
5 13 (24.53%) TIBCO
5 13 (24.53%) webMethods
5 13 (24.53%) Middleware
5 13 (24.53%) WebSphere
6 12 (22.64%) .NET
6 12 (22.64%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
8 8 (15.09%) LAN
9 7 (13.21%) WAN
9 7 (13.21%) SAN
9 7 (13.21%) Cisco
9 7 (13.21%) Project Management
9 7 (13.21%) Management Information System
10 6 (11.32%) Juniper
10 6 (11.32%) ITIL
10 6 (11.32%) Firewall
10 6 (11.32%) TCP/IP
10 6 (11.32%) VPN
10 6 (11.32%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (9.43%) Windows
11 5 (9.43%) Citrix
11 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
12 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
12 4 (7.55%) Banking

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 13 (24.53%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) LAN
2 7 (13.21%) WAN
2 7 (13.21%) SAN
3 6 (11.32%) TCP/IP
3 6 (11.32%) VPN
3 6 (11.32%) Firewall
4 4 (7.55%) VLAN
4 4 (7.55%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (7.55%) FWSM
4 4 (7.55%) Multicast
4 4 (7.55%) MPLS
4 4 (7.55%) OSPF
4 4 (7.55%) BGP
5 2 (3.77%) DNS
5 2 (3.77%) LDAP
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.89%) Wireless Security
6 1 (1.89%) Wireless
General
1 33 (62.26%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.55%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.53%) Middleware
2 12 (22.64%) .NET
3 3 (5.66%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (64.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 27 (50.94%) TOGAF
3 26 (49.06%) UML
3 26 (49.06%) SOA
4 12 (22.64%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (13.21%) Project Management
6 6 (11.32%) ITIL
7 4 (7.55%) Load Balancing
8 3 (5.66%) Business Transformation
8 3 (5.66%) Migration
8 3 (5.66%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.66%) CRM
8 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (5.66%) Project Planning
8 3 (5.66%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (3.77%) Identity Management
9 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.77%) Data Modelling
9 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.55%) CCSP
2 4 (7.55%) CCNP
2 4 (7.55%) CCDA
3 3 (5.66%) ISEB
4 2 (3.77%) CCA
4 2 (3.77%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.77%) VCP5
4 2 (3.77%) MCSE
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) Oracle
1 13 (24.53%) TIBCO
1 13 (24.53%) webMethods
2 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
3 7 (13.21%) Cisco
4 6 (11.32%) Juniper
5 5 (9.43%) Citrix
6 4 (7.55%) F5
7 2 (3.77%) VMware