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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 53 47 48
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 22 22 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.02% 3.20% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.11% 3.29% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 8
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £64,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.61%
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
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
707 668 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 97.12% 97.23% 93.78%
Number of salaries quoted 602 559 374
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £24,000 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £47,500
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 5 March 2015.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 31 (73.81%) Microsoft
2 30 (71.43%) TOGAF
3 29 (69.05%) Enterprise Architecture
3 29 (69.05%) Citrix
4 28 (66.67%) Cisco
4 28 (66.67%) Zachman Framework
5 27 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (61.90%) Waterfall
7 25 (59.52%) LAN
7 25 (59.52%) WAN
8 22 (52.38%) VMware
9 21 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (40.48%) NAS
10 17 (40.48%) SharePoint
10 17 (40.48%) SAN
11 11 (26.19%) People Management
12 10 (23.81%) Mentoring
12 10 (23.81%) Coaching
12 10 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (21.43%) MS Excel
14 5 (11.90%) Finance
14 5 (11.90%) Technical Architecture
14 5 (11.90%) Retail
14 5 (11.90%) Billing
15 4 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
16 3 (7.14%) vSphere
16 3 (7.14%) WAAS
16 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 17 (40.48%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (21.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (59.52%) LAN
1 25 (59.52%) WAN
2 17 (40.48%) NAS
2 17 (40.48%) SAN
3 3 (7.14%) WAAS
3 3 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
1 5 (11.90%) Retail
1 5 (11.90%) Billing
2 2 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Celerra
1 3 (7.14%) CLARiiON
2 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (71.43%) TOGAF
2 29 (69.05%) Enterprise Architecture
3 28 (66.67%) Zachman Framework
4 27 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (61.90%) Waterfall
6 11 (26.19%) People Management
7 10 (23.81%) Mentoring
7 10 (23.81%) Coaching
7 10 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (11.90%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
10 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (7.14%) Business Continuity
11 2 (4.76%) Cash Management
12 1 (2.38%) Data Management
12 1 (2.38%) Risk Management
12 1 (2.38%) RUP
12 1 (2.38%) Master Data Management
12 1 (2.38%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (7.14%) NCDA
2 3 (7.14%) NCIE
2 3 (7.14%) VCAP
2 3 (7.14%) VTSP
2 3 (7.14%) MCTS
2 3 (7.14%) MCITP
2 3 (7.14%) CCA
2 3 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (7.14%) CCEA
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.14%) MCSE
2 3 (7.14%) CCIA
System Software
1 21 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.14%) vSphere
2 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 3 (7.14%) XenDesktop
2 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.14%) vCloud
Vendors
1 31 (73.81%) Microsoft
2 29 (69.05%) Citrix
3 28 (66.67%) Cisco
4 22 (52.38%) VMware
5 3 (7.14%) 3PAR
5 3 (7.14%) NetApp
5 3 (7.14%) EMC
6 1 (2.38%) Google
6 1 (2.38%) IBM
6 1 (2.38%) Symantec
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