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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 60 50 61
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 13 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.79% 0.45% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 0.47% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 10
Average salary £60,000 £48,750 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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
702 424 633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.43% 95.50% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 581 360 537
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 October 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 22 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 19 (55.88%) Citrix
2 19 (55.88%) Cisco
3 17 (50.00%) VMware
3 17 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (44.12%) MCTS
4 15 (44.12%) MCITP
4 15 (44.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (44.12%) MCSE
4 15 (44.12%) MS Exchange
5 13 (38.24%) Enterprise Architecture
6 12 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (35.29%) Celerra
6 12 (35.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (35.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (35.29%) Hyper-V
6 12 (35.29%) XenDesktop
6 12 (35.29%) vSphere
6 12 (35.29%) WAAS
6 12 (35.29%) 3PAR
6 12 (35.29%) NCDA
6 12 (35.29%) NCIE
6 12 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (35.29%) VCAP
6 12 (35.29%) VTSP
6 12 (35.29%) CCIA
6 12 (35.29%) vCloud
6 12 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 15 (44.12%) MS Exchange
2 12 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 12 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 12 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
4 4 (11.76%) CMS
5 3 (8.82%) Lync
6 2 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) IaaS
2 3 (8.82%) Office 365
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) WAAS
1 12 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (11.76%) LAN
2 4 (11.76%) WAN
3 3 (8.82%) Unified Communications
3 3 (8.82%) PBX
3 3 (8.82%) IP Telephony
4 2 (5.88%) SAN
4 2 (5.88%) NAS
5 1 (2.94%) Network Security
5 1 (2.94%) Multicast
5 1 (2.94%) BGP
5 1 (2.94%) EIGRP
5 1 (2.94%) Wireless
5 1 (2.94%) VoIP
5 1 (2.94%) SNMP
5 1 (2.94%) VPN
5 1 (2.94%) DNS
5 1 (2.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 12 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Law
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Middleware
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.94%) Ajax
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Celerra
1 12 (35.29%) CLARiiON
2 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.76%) Economics
2 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) Open Source
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Enterprise Architecture
2 8 (23.53%) TOGAF
3 6 (17.65%) Zachman Framework
4 5 (14.71%) SOA
5 4 (11.76%) Process Management
5 4 (11.76%) CRM
5 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
6 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.94%) Data Architecture
8 1 (2.94%) Security Architecture
8 1 (2.94%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.94%) Performance Management
8 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.94%) Master Data Management
8 1 (2.94%) Coaching
8 1 (2.94%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) MCTS
1 15 (44.12%) MCITP
1 15 (44.12%) Microsoft Certification
1 15 (44.12%) MCSE
2 12 (35.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 12 (35.29%) NCDA
2 12 (35.29%) NCIE
2 12 (35.29%) VCAP
2 12 (35.29%) VTSP
2 12 (35.29%) CCIA
2 12 (35.29%) CCA
2 12 (35.29%) Citrix Certification
2 12 (35.29%) CCEA
3 3 (8.82%) CCNP
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
System Software
1 17 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (35.29%) Hyper-V
2 12 (35.29%) XenDesktop
2 12 (35.29%) vSphere
2 12 (35.29%) vCloud
2 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.94%) XenApp
Vendors
1 22 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 19 (55.88%) Citrix
2 19 (55.88%) Cisco
3 17 (50.00%) VMware
4 12 (35.29%) 3PAR
4 12 (35.29%) EMC
4 12 (35.29%) NetApp
5 3 (8.82%) HP
5 3 (8.82%) AppSense
6 1 (2.94%) Capita
6 1 (2.94%) Juniper
6 1 (2.94%) webMethods
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle
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