The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 87 121 127
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 142 100 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.82% 1.83% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.04% 1.98% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 103 59 61
Average salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,250 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £79,750 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £64,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
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 Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4672 5063 4926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.90% 92.75% 94.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3508 3674 3906
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Berkshire

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Reading -5 50 £70,000 - 5
Bracknell +24 21 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Maidenhead +7 12 £67,500 -3.57%
Slough +10 8 £75,000 +13.20%
Windsor - 8 £75,000 -
Newbury -20 3 £72,500 +20.83% 2
Crowthorne - 1 £75,000 -
Solutions Architect
South East

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 76 (29.12%) Finance
2 62 (23.75%) Telecoms
3 52 (19.92%) Microsoft
4 50 (19.16%) VMware
5 48 (18.39%) Windows
6 47 (18.01%) Oracle
7 46 (17.62%) ITIL
7 46 (17.62%) Cisco
8 44 (16.86%) Marketing
9 41 (15.71%) XML
10 40 (15.33%) IBM
11 38 (14.56%) HTML
12 33 (12.64%) Salesforce.com
12 33 (12.64%) Retail
13 32 (12.26%) Degree
14 30 (11.49%) Agile Software Development
14 30 (11.49%) .NET
15 29 (11.11%) JavaScript
15 29 (11.11%) NetApp
16 28 (10.73%) SQL Server
17 26 (9.96%) HP
17 26 (9.96%) jQuery
18 25 (9.58%) SharePoint
18 25 (9.58%) Project Management
19 24 (9.20%) Service Management
19 24 (9.20%) Computer Science
19 24 (9.20%) Office 365
20 23 (8.81%) Manufacturing
21 22 (8.43%) WebSphere
21 22 (8.43%) SOA

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 25 (9.58%) SharePoint
2 22 (8.43%) WebSphere
3 17 (6.51%) Lotus Domino
3 17 (6.51%) WebSphere Portal
4 16 (6.13%) IBM Connections
5 12 (4.60%) OpenStack
6 11 (4.21%) WebLogic
7 7 (2.68%) Lync
8 6 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.92%) JBoss
10 4 (1.53%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.77%) Apache
12 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.38%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 21 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.45%) MS Office
3 1 (0.38%) MS Project
3 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.15%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.38%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 24 (9.20%) Office 365
2 10 (3.83%) SaaS
3 7 (2.68%) Mimecast
4 6 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.77%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.77%) IaaS
6 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.66%) Internet
2 12 (4.60%) TCP/IP
2 12 (4.60%) MPLS
3 10 (3.83%) IPX
3 10 (3.83%) Firewall
4 9 (3.45%) Broadband
5 8 (3.07%) WAN
5 8 (3.07%) Software-Defined Networking
5 8 (3.07%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (2.30%) LAN
7 4 (1.53%) Wireless
7 4 (1.53%) Unified Communications
8 3 (1.15%) NAS
8 3 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.15%) VLAN
8 3 (1.15%) OSPF
8 3 (1.15%) BGP
8 3 (1.15%) SAN
8 3 (1.15%) DNS
8 3 (1.15%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.73%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.60%) Big Data
3 10 (3.83%) MS Access
3 10 (3.83%) SQL Anywhere
3 10 (3.83%) Sybase ASA
4 7 (2.68%) Hadoop
4 7 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.53%) DB2
5 4 (1.53%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.77%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.77%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.77%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (2.30%) Visual Studio
1 6 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.15%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.15%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.15%) Subversion
2 3 (1.15%) ClearCase
General
1 76 (29.12%) Finance
2 62 (23.75%) Telecoms
3 44 (16.86%) Marketing
4 33 (12.64%) Retail
5 23 (8.81%) Manufacturing
6 17 (6.51%) Banking
7 16 (6.13%) Billing
8 8 (3.07%) German Language
9 6 (2.30%) Mandarin Language
9 6 (2.30%) Cantonese Language
10 5 (1.92%) French Language
10 5 (1.92%) Publishing
11 4 (1.53%) Advertising
11 4 (1.53%) Automotive
12 3 (1.15%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.77%) Legal
13 2 (0.77%) Games
14 1 (0.38%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (15.71%) XML
2 38 (14.56%) HTML
3 30 (11.49%) .NET
4 26 (9.96%) jQuery
5 21 (8.05%) J2EE
6 13 (4.98%) Web Services
7 10 (3.83%) REST
7 10 (3.83%) SOAP
8 8 (3.07%) Middleware
9 7 (2.68%) CGI
9 7 (2.68%) ASP.NET
10 6 (2.30%) CSS
10 6 (2.30%) XSLT
10 6 (2.30%) ADO.NET
10 6 (2.30%) .NET Framework
10 6 (2.30%) Entity Framework
10 6 (2.30%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (1.92%) JSON
12 4 (1.53%) WebSphere MQ
13 2 (0.77%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.20%) Computer Science
2 17 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.13%) Social Media
4 14 (5.36%) Management Information System
5 11 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (4.21%) Open Source
6 10 (3.83%) Internet of Things
6 10 (3.83%) PMI
7 7 (2.68%) GIS
8 6 (2.30%) Machine to Machine
9 5 (1.92%) iSeries
10 3 (1.15%) PKI
11 2 (0.77%) DTV
11 2 (0.77%) Streaming Video
11 2 (0.77%) IVR
11 2 (0.77%) CESG
11 2 (0.77%) STB
11 2 (0.77%) IPTV
11 2 (0.77%) Mobile Computing
11 2 (0.77%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 48 (18.39%) Windows
2 17 (6.51%) Linux
3 12 (4.60%) Windows 7
4 8 (3.07%) UNIX
5 7 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.77%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.77%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (17.62%) ITIL
2 30 (11.49%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (9.58%) Project Management
4 24 (9.20%) Service Management
5 22 (8.43%) SOA
6 21 (8.05%) Business Development
6 21 (8.05%) TOGAF
7 19 (7.28%) CRM
8 18 (6.90%) Network Architecture
8 18 (6.90%) Migration
9 17 (6.51%) ITSM
9 17 (6.51%) Capacity Planning
10 16 (6.13%) Analytics
10 16 (6.13%) Customer Engagement
10 16 (6.13%) Technical Architecture
11 14 (5.36%) E-Commerce
11 14 (5.36%) Requirements Analysis
11 14 (5.36%) Problem Management
11 14 (5.36%) Business Analysis
11 14 (5.36%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 29 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 22 (8.43%) Java
3 16 (6.13%) C#
4 14 (5.36%) SQL
5 12 (4.60%) C
6 7 (2.68%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.53%) PHP
8 2 (0.77%) Erlang
9 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.38%) Perl
9 1 (0.38%) C++
9 1 (0.38%) VBScript
9 1 (0.38%) VB
9 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 32 (12.26%) Degree
2 17 (6.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (6.13%) IBM Certification
4 15 (5.75%) ITIL Certification
4 15 (5.75%) MCP
5 12 (4.60%) MCSE
6 10 (3.83%) PMI Certification
6 10 (3.83%) CNE
6 10 (3.83%) Novell Certification
7 9 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (3.07%) SC Cleared
8 8 (3.07%) Security Cleared
9 6 (2.30%) CCNA
10 5 (1.92%) MCPD
10 5 (1.92%) MCTS
10 5 (1.92%) CCNP
11 4 (1.53%) JNCIA
12 3 (1.15%) CCVP
13 2 (0.77%) CISSP
13 2 (0.77%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (1.53%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.77%) QA
4 1 (0.38%) BS15000
4 1 (0.38%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 19 (7.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (5.75%) Active Directory
3 13 (4.98%) VMware ESX
4 8 (3.07%) Terminal Services
4 8 (3.07%) vSphere
4 8 (3.07%) XenServer
5 7 (2.68%) XenDesktop
5 7 (2.68%) XenApp
6 4 (1.53%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.77%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (4.98%) SCCM
2 12 (4.60%) Legato
3 2 (0.77%) OpenView
3 2 (0.77%) Netcool
3 2 (0.77%) Nagios
3 2 (0.77%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.77%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 52 (19.92%) Microsoft
2 50 (19.16%) VMware
3 47 (18.01%) Oracle
4 46 (17.62%) Cisco
5 40 (15.33%) IBM
6 33 (12.64%) Salesforce.com
7 29 (11.11%) NetApp
8 26 (9.96%) HP
9 20 (7.66%) Citrix
10 18 (6.90%) EMC
11 15 (5.75%) Dell
11 15 (5.75%) 3PAR
12 12 (4.60%) CommVault
13 11 (4.21%) Juniper
14 10 (3.83%) Sybase
14 10 (3.83%) Novell
15 9 (3.45%) CheckPoint
15 9 (3.45%) Symantec
15 9 (3.45%) SAP
16 7 (2.68%) Veeam
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