The first table below looks at the demand for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford 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 Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 81 45 60
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 4 43 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.44% 4.28% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 4.53% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2 38 9
Average salary £63,750 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.92% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £60,750 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+6.99% -6.53%
Job Titles Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
874 950 690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 95.21% 94.62% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 771 836 605
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Solutions Architect
Oxfordshire

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Oxford

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) Java
1 4 (33.33%) Lync
1 4 (33.33%) Office 365
2 3 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (16.67%) Back Office
3 2 (16.67%) Publishing
3 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (16.67%) XHTML
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) PHP
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) DB2
3 2 (16.67%) Demandware
3 2 (16.67%) Big Data
3 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) WebSphere

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 (33.33%) Lync
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) DB2
1 2 (16.67%) Big Data
General
1 2 (16.67%) Back Office
1 2 (16.67%) Publishing
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) XHTML
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) XML
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
1 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (16.67%) Web Development
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) PHP
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) CCIE
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) IBM
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) Demandware
1 2 (16.67%) ATG
1 2 (16.67%) hybris
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco