The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Thames Valley 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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 9 17 11
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 5.26% 2.27% 7.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.67% 2.78% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Average salary £80,000 £57,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.13% -11.53%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £67,250 £60,250
% change year-on-year
-3.34% +11.61%
Solutions Architect
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 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
Thames Valley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
15 36 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 78.95% 81.82% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 29 38
Average salary £65,000 £46,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.30% -31.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £45,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

Solutions Architect
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Thames Valley 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 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Thames Valley 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) F5