The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 43 38 47
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 2 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.86% 3.09% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 3.18% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 4
Average salary - £62,500 £55,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.12%
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Solutions Architect
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich 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
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
229 283 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 98.28% 97.25% 99.53%
Number of salaries quoted 204 261 380
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
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 Ipswich

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Ipswich

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 (66.67%) TOGAF
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) KVM
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Sun Certification
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 (33.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Sun Certification
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) KVM
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft