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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 69 41 63
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 8 27 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.11% 4.14% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 4.24% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6 22 8
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
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
697 637 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.81% 97.70% 94.38%
Number of salaries quoted 595 527 505
Average salary £35,000 £35,750 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.09% +3.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 26 (96.30%) Cisco
1 26 (96.30%) Microsoft
1 26 (96.30%) Citrix
2 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (70.37%) VMware
2 19 (70.37%) TOGAF
2 19 (70.37%) Enterprise Architecture
2 19 (70.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 18 (66.67%) Zachman Framework
3 18 (66.67%) LAN
3 18 (66.67%) WAN
4 11 (40.74%) SAN
4 11 (40.74%) SharePoint
4 11 (40.74%) NAS
5 8 (29.63%) XenDesktop
5 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (29.63%) Hyper-V
5 8 (29.63%) vSphere
5 8 (29.63%) WAAS
5 8 (29.63%) 3PAR
5 8 (29.63%) NCDA
5 8 (29.63%) NCIE
5 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (29.63%) VCAP
5 8 (29.63%) VTSP
5 8 (29.63%) CCIA
5 8 (29.63%) vCloud
5 8 (29.63%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 11 (40.74%) SharePoint
2 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange
2 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (66.67%) LAN
1 18 (66.67%) WAN
2 11 (40.74%) SAN
2 11 (40.74%) NAS
3 8 (29.63%) WAAS
3 8 (29.63%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2005
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2008
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) CLARiiON
1 8 (29.63%) Celerra
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (70.37%) TOGAF
1 19 (70.37%) Enterprise Architecture
2 18 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 18 (66.67%) Zachman Framework
3 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
3 7 (25.93%) Coaching
4 5 (18.52%) People Management
4 5 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.70%) RUP
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) MCSE
1 8 (29.63%) CCA
1 8 (29.63%) Citrix Certification
1 8 (29.63%) CCEA
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (29.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 8 (29.63%) MCTS
1 8 (29.63%) MCITP
1 8 (29.63%) NCDA
1 8 (29.63%) NCIE
1 8 (29.63%) VCAP
1 8 (29.63%) VTSP
1 8 (29.63%) CCIA
System Software
1 19 (70.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (29.63%) Hyper-V
2 8 (29.63%) XenDesktop
2 8 (29.63%) vSphere
2 8 (29.63%) vCloud
2 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 26 (96.30%) Cisco
1 26 (96.30%) Microsoft
1 26 (96.30%) Citrix
2 19 (70.37%) VMware
3 8 (29.63%) 3PAR
3 8 (29.63%) NetApp
3 8 (29.63%) EMC
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