The first table below looks at the demand for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk 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 28 July 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 Suffolk region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 60 55 60
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 4 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.92% 2.61% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 2.69% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 5
Average salary £47,500 £60,000 £60,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% -0.82%
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Job Titles Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
426 595 619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 98.38% 96.91% 99.68%
Number of salaries quoted 360 560 551
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Solutions Architect
East of England

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Suffolk

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Suffolk

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Stowmarket - 2 £47,500 -
Ipswich +2 1 - -
Solutions Architect
East of England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) WFM
2 2 (33.33%) Blog
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Puppet
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (16.67%) KVM
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) WCF
3 1 (16.67%) WPF
3 1 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (16.67%) WCF
3 1 (16.67%) WPF
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Blog
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) UML
1 2 (33.33%) SOA
1 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 2 (33.33%) WFM
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) XAML
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (16.67%) KVM
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft