The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands 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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 151 158 123
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 80 52 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.39% 0.98% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.02% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 58 43 64
Average salary £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,500 £50,500
10% offered a salary of more than £86,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
Solutions Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5477 5094 4392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.24% 95.75% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4733 4362 3787
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,400 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 October 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
Birmingham +21 58 £70,000 +7.69% 9
Solihull -3 6 - -
Warwickshire -7 2 £82,500 +32.00% 1
Coventry -11 2 £90,000 +80.00%
Herefordshire - 1 £40,000 - 2
Staffordshire - 1 £52,500 -
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 55 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 42 (26.25%) Finance
3 35 (21.88%) SharePoint
4 34 (21.25%) Cisco
5 33 (20.63%) EMC
5 33 (20.63%) VMware
6 32 (20.00%) Migration
7 31 (19.38%) Citrix
8 30 (18.75%) CRM
9 27 (16.88%) VMware Infrastructure
10 26 (16.25%) MS Excel
10 26 (16.25%) Oracle
11 25 (15.63%) TOGAF
12 23 (14.38%) Windows
12 23 (14.38%) SOA
13 21 (13.13%) Security Cleared
14 20 (12.50%) SAP
15 19 (11.88%) MS Exchange
15 19 (11.88%) SC Cleared
16 17 (10.63%) SharePoint Server
16 17 (10.63%) Retail
16 17 (10.63%) Active Directory
16 17 (10.63%) Project Management
17 16 (10.00%) Hyper-V
18 15 (9.38%) Office 365
18 15 (9.38%) Cisco Nexus
18 15 (9.38%) MCITP
18 15 (9.38%) MCTS
18 15 (9.38%) NetApp
18 15 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 35 (21.88%) SharePoint
2 19 (11.88%) MS Exchange
3 17 (10.63%) SharePoint Server
4 12 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (4.38%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (4.38%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (4.38%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.50%) Lync
7 2 (1.25%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.63%) AquaLogic Service Bus
8 1 (0.63%) Drupal
8 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.63%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.63%) WebLogic Integration
8 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (0.63%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 26 (16.25%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.00%) MS Office
3 1 (0.63%) MS Project
3 1 (0.63%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (5.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (4.38%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (2.50%) SAP PP
4 4 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (1.88%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (1.88%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (1.25%) SAP APO
6 2 (1.25%) SAP FI
6 2 (1.25%) SAP MM
6 2 (1.25%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (1.25%) SAP CO
6 2 (1.25%) SAP QM
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.63%) AquaLogic BPM
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.38%) Office 365
2 6 (3.75%) IaaS
3 4 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.38%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (7.50%) WAAS
3 8 (5.00%) Network Security
4 5 (3.13%) SAN
4 5 (3.13%) Firewall
5 4 (2.50%) IP Telephony
5 4 (2.50%) Unified Communications
5 4 (2.50%) NAS
6 3 (1.88%) 4G
6 3 (1.88%) PBX
6 3 (1.88%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.88%) VPN
7 2 (1.25%) WAN
7 2 (1.25%) Wireless
7 2 (1.25%) Internet
7 2 (1.25%) LAN
7 2 (1.25%) Wireless Security
8 1 (0.63%) DHCP
8 1 (0.63%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.13%) EDRMS
2 12 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.50%) Oracle BI EE
2 12 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.75%) Oracle Exadata
3 6 (3.75%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.75%) Oracle Discoverer
3 6 (3.75%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (3.75%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (3.75%) Essbase
4 3 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.63%) MySQL
5 1 (0.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (4.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (26.25%) Finance
2 17 (10.63%) Retail
3 14 (8.75%) Back Office
4 9 (5.63%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.75%) Banking
6 5 (3.13%) Automotive
7 4 (2.50%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.88%) Local Government
9 2 (1.25%) Advertising
10 1 (0.63%) Marketing
10 1 (0.63%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.00%) .NET
2 7 (4.38%) Middleware
2 7 (4.38%) SAP Basis
3 6 (3.75%) WebCenter
4 5 (3.13%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.25%) HTML
6 1 (0.63%) HTML5
6 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.63%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.63%) CSS
6 1 (0.63%) JSP
6 1 (0.63%) XML
6 1 (0.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.13%) Taxonomies
2 12 (7.50%) CLARiiON
2 12 (7.50%) Celerra
3 7 (4.38%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.88%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.25%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.63%) GIS
6 1 (0.63%) Open Source
6 1 (0.63%) Clustering
6 1 (0.63%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 23 (14.38%) Windows
2 1 (0.63%) Linux
2 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (20.00%) Migration
2 30 (18.75%) CRM
3 25 (15.63%) TOGAF
4 23 (14.38%) SOA
5 17 (10.63%) Project Management
6 13 (8.13%) ERP
6 13 (8.13%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (8.13%) Systems Analysis
6 13 (8.13%) Knowledge Management
6 13 (8.13%) Metadata Management
6 13 (8.13%) Mentoring
7 11 (6.88%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (5.63%) Content Management
8 9 (5.63%) Technical Architecture
9 8 (5.00%) Scrum
10 7 (4.38%) Zachman Framework
10 7 (4.38%) Network Design
11 6 (3.75%) Project Planning
11 6 (3.75%) ITIL
11 6 (3.75%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.50%) Java
2 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
2 1 (0.63%) SQL
2 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
2 1 (0.63%) C
2 1 (0.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 21 (13.13%) Security Cleared
2 19 (11.88%) SC Cleared
3 15 (9.38%) MCSE
3 15 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (9.38%) MCTS
3 15 (9.38%) MCITP
4 12 (7.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (7.50%) CCA
4 12 (7.50%) Citrix Certification
4 12 (7.50%) CCEA
4 12 (7.50%) NCDA
4 12 (7.50%) NCIE
4 12 (7.50%) VCAP
4 12 (7.50%) VTSP
4 12 (7.50%) CCIA
5 8 (5.00%) Degree
6 4 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.50%) CCNP
6 4 (2.50%) ISEB
7 3 (1.88%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.50%) QA
2 4 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 4 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (16.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (10.63%) Active Directory
3 16 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 13 (8.13%) vCloud
5 12 (7.50%) XenDesktop
5 12 (7.50%) vSphere
6 6 (3.75%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (3.75%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.63%) IAG
Systems Management
1 6 (3.75%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.50%) Windows Intune
3 3 (1.88%) SCCM
4 2 (1.25%) SCOM
5 1 (0.63%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 55 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 34 (21.25%) Cisco
3 33 (20.63%) EMC
3 33 (20.63%) VMware
4 31 (19.38%) Citrix
5 26 (16.25%) Oracle
6 20 (12.50%) SAP
7 15 (9.38%) NetApp
8 13 (8.13%) Open Text
9 12 (7.50%) 3PAR
9 12 (7.50%) Hyperion
10 9 (5.63%) CheckPoint
10 9 (5.63%) HP
11 7 (4.38%) Symantec
12 5 (3.13%) McAfee
12 5 (3.13%) Juniper
12 5 (3.13%) Splunk
12 5 (3.13%) Sourcefire
12 5 (3.13%) Fujitsu
13 3 (1.88%) AppSense
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £75k - 90k per year + £5K Car Allowance + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 43 minutes ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Hoople Ltd
Salary: From £32,130 to £40,800 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Plus Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: base from £65 to £90k plus bens plus bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
West Midlands
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £75k -£90k plus bonus plus bens
Posted: 17 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: From £37k-£48.5 depending on experience + excellent benefits package
Posted: 21 days ago
West Midlands
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: base from £70 to £90k package to £120k
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 24 days ago
Worcestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + holiday incentives, company car, bonuses
Posted: 27 days ago