The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex 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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 96 92 79
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 10 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.78% 0.83% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.85% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 4
Average salary £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,800 £46,250
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £75,500 £61,300
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
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 West Sussex 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 Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1235 1180 1082
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 96.18% 97.52% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1077 1034 959
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in West Sussex

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in West Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Crawley -5 8 £72,500 +31.81%
Gatwick - 2 £65,000 -
Solutions Architect
South East

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 12 (50.00%) Oracle
2 10 (41.67%) VMware
2 10 (41.67%) Hyper-V
2 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (37.50%) Data Management
3 9 (37.50%) Windows
4 8 (33.33%) Linux
4 8 (33.33%) MS Visio
5 7 (29.17%) TOGAF
5 7 (29.17%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (29.17%) Project Management
5 7 (29.17%) NetApp
5 7 (29.17%) Cisco
5 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
5 7 (29.17%) SQL
5 7 (29.17%) MySQL
6 6 (25.00%) OLAP
6 6 (25.00%) WebLogic
6 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 6 (25.00%) ERP
6 6 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (25.00%) Migration
6 6 (25.00%) Oracle OLAP
6 6 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (20.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (20.83%) SCCM
7 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
7 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
7 5 (20.83%) Degree
7 5 (20.83%) Strategic Planning

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 6 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 5 (20.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (12.50%) MS Project
3 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Primavera
1 3 (12.50%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) SaaS
2 1 (4.17%) PaaS
2 1 (4.17%) IaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) SAN
3 1 (4.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) MySQL
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) OLAP
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
General
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Aerospace
1 2 (8.33%) Legal
1 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Web Services
1 4 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) J2EE
2 1 (4.17%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.50%) Thin Client
2 3 (12.50%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Data Management
2 7 (29.17%) TOGAF
2 7 (29.17%) Project Management
2 7 (29.17%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (25.00%) Migration
3 6 (25.00%) ERP
4 5 (20.83%) SOA
4 5 (20.83%) Strategic Planning
5 4 (16.67%) CRM
5 4 (16.67%) Asset Management
5 4 (16.67%) B2B
6 3 (12.50%) Change Management
6 3 (12.50%) API Integration
7 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.33%) B2C
7 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
8 1 (4.17%) ITIL
8 1 (4.17%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) HND
1 5 (20.83%) CCNP
1 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (20.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (20.83%) MCITP
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
1 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (41.67%) Hyper-V
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Oracle
2 10 (41.67%) VMware
3 7 (29.17%) NetApp
3 7 (29.17%) Cisco
4 2 (8.33%) SAP
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft