The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands 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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 17 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 4 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.74% 2.23% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.12% 2.33% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 1
Average salary £80,000 £78,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.58% +43.18%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Solutions Architect
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 Midlands 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
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97 172 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 90.65% 96.09% 88.78%
Number of salaries quoted 64 135 111
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in the Midlands

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Business Development
2 1 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (20.00%) Celerra
2 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Veritas File System
2 1 (20.00%) Symmetrix DMX
2 1 (20.00%) SRDF
2 1 (20.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (20.00%) TSYS
2 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Sun
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) CommVault
2 1 (20.00%) Veritas
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (20.00%) NAS
1 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Celerra
1 1 (20.00%) Symmetrix DMX
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
1 1 (20.00%) CLARiiON
1 1 (20.00%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) AIX
1 1 (20.00%) HPUX
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Development
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Veritas File System
1 1 (20.00%) SRDF
1 1 (20.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
1 1 (20.00%) NFS
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (20.00%) EMC TimeFinder
1 1 (20.00%) EMC Navisphere
1 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) TSYS
2 1 (20.00%) Sun
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) CommVault
2 1 (20.00%) Veritas
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) VMware