The first table below looks at the demand for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales 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 24 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 South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 83 74 76
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 4 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.40% 1.26% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 1.29% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 6
Average salary £80,000 £80,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +45.45%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Job Titles Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
969 1005 924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.90% 97.38% 97.57%
Number of salaries quoted 808 914 806
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Solutions Architect
Wales

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in South Wales

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +8 3 £75,000 -6.25%
Newport +2 2 £80,000 +33.33%
Solutions Architect
Wales

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 7 (50.00%) Service Management
2 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) Security Management
2 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 4 (28.57%) Internet
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) SAN
2 4 (28.57%) JDA
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) Military
2 4 (28.57%) Information Security
2 4 (28.57%) Programme Management
2 4 (28.57%) TOGAF
2 4 (28.57%) Network Design
2 4 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Project Planning
2 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 4 (28.57%) HMG Infosec
2 4 (28.57%) JSP 440
2 4 (28.57%) RMADS
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (28.57%) NAS
2 4 (28.57%) Security Architecture
2 4 (28.57%) SIEM
2 4 (28.57%) Information Security Governance
2 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SAP SD
1 2 (14.29%) SAP PP
2 1 (7.14%) SAP FI
2 1 (7.14%) SAP MM
2 1 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (7.14%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
1 4 (28.57%) Internet
1 4 (28.57%) SAN
1 4 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (28.57%) NAS
General
1 4 (28.57%) Military
2 3 (21.43%) Marketing
2 3 (21.43%) Legal
2 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 3 (21.43%) Advertising
3 2 (14.29%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 4 (28.57%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) UNIX
3 1 (7.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Service Management
2 4 (28.57%) Security Management
2 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Information Security
2 4 (28.57%) Programme Management
2 4 (28.57%) TOGAF
2 4 (28.57%) Network Design
2 4 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Project Planning
2 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 4 (28.57%) Security Architecture
2 4 (28.57%) SIEM
2 4 (28.57%) Information Security Governance
2 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (28.57%) Cyber Security
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) HMG Infosec
1 4 (28.57%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) JDA
1 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) SAP