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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 67 90 88
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 18 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.62% 0.28% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 0.29% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
Average salary £85,000 - £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
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
1057 1033 1017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.05% 95.74% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 865 843 874
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
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 29 August 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 +5 5 £85,000 - 2
Basildon - 5 - -
Colchester - 2 £85,000 -
Solutions Architect
East of England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 12 (41.38%) UML
2 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 11 (37.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (31.03%) .NET
3 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
4 8 (27.59%) TOGAF
5 7 (24.14%) webMethods
6 6 (20.69%) Cisco
6 6 (20.69%) ITIL
6 6 (20.69%) Windows
6 6 (20.69%) VMware
6 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (17.24%) Oracle
7 5 (17.24%) SOA
7 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
7 5 (17.24%) VPN
7 5 (17.24%) Project Management
7 5 (17.24%) Juniper
7 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (17.24%) Firewall
8 4 (13.79%) TIBCO
8 4 (13.79%) Middleware
8 4 (13.79%) Java
8 4 (13.79%) WebSphere
9 3 (10.34%) VLAN
9 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
9 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (10.34%) Performance Management
9 3 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (10.34%) TeamCity

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (13.79%) WebSphere
2 3 (10.34%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.45%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Firewall
1 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
1 5 (17.24%) VPN
2 3 (10.34%) VLAN
2 3 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (10.34%) FWSM
2 3 (10.34%) Multicast
2 3 (10.34%) LAN
2 3 (10.34%) WAN
2 3 (10.34%) SAN
2 3 (10.34%) MPLS
2 3 (10.34%) OSPF
2 3 (10.34%) BGP
3 2 (6.90%) LDAP
3 2 (6.90%) DNS
4 1 (3.45%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.34%) DTS
1 3 (10.34%) EDRMS
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) TeamCity
1 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) Middleware
3 3 (10.34%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) SWIFT
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) EMV
2 1 (3.45%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) UML
2 11 (37.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (27.59%) TOGAF
4 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (20.69%) ITIL
5 5 (17.24%) SOA
5 5 (17.24%) Project Management
6 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.34%) Performance Management
6 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
7 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (6.90%) OO
7 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.90%) Identity Management
8 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.45%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (3.45%) CRM
8 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) PHP
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.34%) CCSP
2 3 (10.34%) CCNP
2 3 (10.34%) CCDA
3 2 (6.90%) CCA
3 2 (6.90%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (6.90%) MCSE
3 2 (6.90%) VCP5
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Puppet
1 3 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) webMethods
3 6 (20.69%) VMware
3 6 (20.69%) Cisco
4 5 (17.24%) Oracle
4 5 (17.24%) Juniper
5 4 (13.79%) TIBCO
6 3 (10.34%) F5
6 3 (10.34%) Citrix
6 3 (10.34%) JBoss
7 1 (3.45%) SAP
7 1 (3.45%) Cognizant
7 1 (3.45%) JD Edwards
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