The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the M4 Corridor 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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 12 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 3.85% - 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.85% - 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £65,000 - £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £64,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Solutions Architect
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the M4 Corridor 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
M4 Corridor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
26 15 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 100.00% 100.00% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 25 11 44
Average salary £70,000 £60,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £43,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in the job title across the M4 Corridor region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the M4 Corridor region.

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

Solutions Architect
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) EqualLogic
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) EqualLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) F5