The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Essex region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 99 73 114
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 10 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.71% 0.92% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.96% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 3
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £60,750 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+6.99% -6.53%
Job Titles Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1350 939 1419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.47% 96.51% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1085 827 1129
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Solutions Architect
East of England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Brentwood - 3 £80,000 -
Basildon +1 1 £65,000 +8.33%
Solutions Architect
East of England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (40.00%) Cisco
1 6 (40.00%) IBM
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 5 (33.33%) Document Management
2 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 5 (33.33%) SaaS
2 5 (33.33%) PaaS
2 5 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (33.33%) IaaS
2 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (33.33%) JBoss
2 5 (33.33%) LDAP
2 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (33.33%) VPN
2 5 (33.33%) DNS
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Citrix
2 5 (33.33%) Juniper
2 5 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) Identity Management
3 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 5 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (6.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) SaaS
1 5 (33.33%) PaaS
1 5 (33.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) LDAP
1 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 5 (33.33%) VPN
1 5 (33.33%) DNS
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 5 (33.33%) Document Management
1 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 5 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (33.33%) Identity Management
2 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
3 3 (20.00%) Wealth Management
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) UML
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) ERP
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) PHP
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) LPIC
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco
1 6 (40.00%) IBM
2 5 (33.33%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) JBoss
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Citrix
2 5 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) NetApp
3 1 (6.67%) JD Edwards
3 1 (6.67%) HP