The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 64 61 59
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 23 9 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.29% 1.21% 2.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.40% 1.28% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 12
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Solutions Architect
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 South Yorkshire 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
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
958 703 826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 95.23% 94.74% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 801 604 675
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +11.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -3 21 £55,000 -8.33%
Solutions Architect
Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
2 14 (38.89%) Citrix
3 13 (36.11%) VMware
4 12 (33.33%) Cisco
4 12 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 11 (30.56%) MCTS
5 11 (30.56%) MCITP
5 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (30.56%) MCSE
5 11 (30.56%) MS Exchange
5 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
6 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (25.00%) Finance
8 8 (22.22%) CLARiiON
8 8 (22.22%) EMC
8 8 (22.22%) NetApp
8 8 (22.22%) CCA
8 8 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
8 8 (22.22%) CCEA
8 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
8 8 (22.22%) Hyper-V
8 8 (22.22%) XenDesktop
8 8 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (22.22%) Celerra
8 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (22.22%) vSphere
8 8 (22.22%) WAAS

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (30.56%) MS Exchange
2 8 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (13.89%) CMS
5 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
6 3 (8.33%) Lync
7 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) IaaS
2 3 (8.33%) Office 365
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) WAAS
1 8 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (8.33%) Unified Communications
2 3 (8.33%) IP Telephony
2 3 (8.33%) Network Security
2 3 (8.33%) PBX
3 1 (2.78%) VoIP
3 1 (2.78%) WAN
3 1 (2.78%) SNMP
3 1 (2.78%) VPN
3 1 (2.78%) DNS
3 1 (2.78%) SSL
3 1 (2.78%) BGP
3 1 (2.78%) EIGRP
3 1 (2.78%) Wireless
3 1 (2.78%) Multicast
3 1 (2.78%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
1 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.56%) OLAP
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Law
2 2 (5.56%) Advertising
2 2 (5.56%) Local Government
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) Middleware
2 1 (2.78%) Ajax
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) J2EE
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) CLARiiON
1 8 (22.22%) Celerra
2 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (11.11%) Economics
2 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.33%) Open Source
4 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 7 (19.44%) SOA
3 6 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (13.89%) CRM
4 5 (13.89%) TOGAF
5 4 (11.11%) Process Management
6 3 (8.33%) ITIL
6 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 3 (8.33%) Data Management
6 3 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (8.33%) Identity Management
6 3 (8.33%) Migration
6 3 (8.33%) Performance Management
6 3 (8.33%) Master Data Management
7 2 (5.56%) Business Development
7 2 (5.56%) Service Management
7 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.78%) ERP
8 1 (2.78%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) MCSE
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (30.56%) MCTS
1 11 (30.56%) MCITP
2 8 (22.22%) NCDA
2 8 (22.22%) NCIE
2 8 (22.22%) VCAP
2 8 (22.22%) VTSP
2 8 (22.22%) CCIA
2 8 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (22.22%) CCA
2 8 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
2 8 (22.22%) CCEA
3 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.33%) CCNP
4 1 (2.78%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 8 (22.22%) XenDesktop
2 8 (22.22%) vSphere
2 8 (22.22%) vCloud
2 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 3 (8.33%) XenApp
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
2 14 (38.89%) Citrix
3 13 (36.11%) VMware
4 12 (33.33%) Cisco
5 8 (22.22%) NetApp
5 8 (22.22%) EMC
5 8 (22.22%) 3PAR
6 3 (8.33%) AppSense
6 3 (8.33%) Capita
6 3 (8.33%) HP
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle
7 1 (2.78%) webMethods
7 1 (2.78%) Juniper