The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield 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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 62 50 59
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 13 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.76% 0.65% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 0.68% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 7
Average salary £62,500 £50,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.92%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £64,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Solutions Architect
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield 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
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
711 443 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.47% 95.68% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 584 380 487
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,850 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Sheffield

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 16 (51.61%) Citrix
3 14 (45.16%) Cisco
4 13 (41.94%) MCSE
4 13 (41.94%) MS Exchange
4 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (41.94%) VMware
4 13 (41.94%) MCTS
4 13 (41.94%) MCITP
4 13 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (38.71%) Enterprise Architecture
6 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
6 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
6 10 (32.26%) EMC
6 10 (32.26%) CCA
6 10 (32.26%) Citrix Certification
6 10 (32.26%) CCEA
6 10 (32.26%) NetApp
6 10 (32.26%) CLARiiON
6 10 (32.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (32.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (32.26%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (32.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (32.26%) Celerra
6 10 (32.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (32.26%) Hyper-V
6 10 (32.26%) XenDesktop
6 10 (32.26%) vSphere
6 10 (32.26%) WAAS
6 10 (32.26%) 3PAR

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 13 (41.94%) MS Exchange
2 10 (32.26%) Exchange Server 2003
2 10 (32.26%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (32.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
3 4 (12.90%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (12.90%) CMS
4 3 (9.68%) Lync
5 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) IaaS
2 3 (9.68%) Office 365
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) WAAS
1 10 (32.26%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (9.68%) Unified Communications
2 3 (9.68%) IP Telephony
2 3 (9.68%) Network Security
2 3 (9.68%) PBX
3 1 (3.23%) VoIP
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
3 1 (3.23%) SNMP
3 1 (3.23%) VPN
3 1 (3.23%) DNS
3 1 (3.23%) SSL
3 1 (3.23%) BGP
3 1 (3.23%) EIGRP
3 1 (3.23%) Wireless
3 1 (3.23%) Multicast
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server 2005
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Law
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) Middleware
2 1 (3.23%) Ajax
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) J2EE
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) CLARiiON
1 10 (32.26%) Celerra
2 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (12.90%) Economics
2 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Enterprise Architecture
2 7 (22.58%) SOA
3 5 (16.13%) TOGAF
4 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (12.90%) CRM
4 4 (12.90%) Process Management
5 3 (9.68%) Identity Management
5 3 (9.68%) Migration
5 3 (9.68%) Data Management
5 3 (9.68%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (9.68%) Performance Management
5 3 (9.68%) Master Data Management
6 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.23%) MVC
7 1 (3.23%) ITIL
7 1 (3.23%) Six Sigma
7 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (41.94%) MCSE
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (41.94%) MCTS
1 13 (41.94%) MCITP
2 10 (32.26%) NCDA
2 10 (32.26%) NCIE
2 10 (32.26%) VCAP
2 10 (32.26%) VTSP
2 10 (32.26%) CCIA
2 10 (32.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (32.26%) CCA
2 10 (32.26%) Citrix Certification
2 10 (32.26%) CCEA
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (9.68%) CCNP
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (32.26%) Hyper-V
2 10 (32.26%) XenDesktop
2 10 (32.26%) vSphere
2 10 (32.26%) vCloud
2 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.68%) XenApp
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 16 (51.61%) Citrix
3 14 (45.16%) Cisco
4 13 (41.94%) VMware
5 10 (32.26%) EMC
5 10 (32.26%) 3PAR
5 10 (32.26%) NetApp
6 3 (9.68%) HP
6 3 (9.68%) AppSense
6 3 (9.68%) Capita
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle
7 1 (3.23%) webMethods
7 1 (3.23%) Juniper