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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 73 116 141
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 179 118 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.25% 2.05% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.49% 2.20% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 128 69 48
Average salary £72,000 £69,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.59% +2.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,750 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £86,750
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
5125 5364 5101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.95% 93.13% 94.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3783 3886 4006
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,400 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +14 67 £70,000 - 2
Bracknell +23 25 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Windsor - 17 £75,000 -
Maidenhead +2 14 £67,500 -3.57% 1
Slough +13 13 £70,000 -3.44% 1
Hungerford - 2 - -
Newbury -20 1 £75,000 +25.00%
Crowthorne - 1 £75,000 -
Wokingham - 1 £77,500 -
Solutions Architect
South East

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 72 (25.62%) Finance
2 69 (24.56%) Telecoms
3 56 (19.93%) VMware
3 56 (19.93%) Microsoft
4 52 (18.51%) Windows
5 49 (17.44%) Oracle
6 47 (16.73%) ITIL
6 47 (16.73%) Cisco
6 47 (16.73%) Marketing
7 46 (16.37%) XML
8 41 (14.59%) HTML
8 41 (14.59%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (14.23%) IBM
10 38 (13.52%) Degree
11 33 (11.74%) JavaScript
11 33 (11.74%) SOA
12 31 (11.03%) HP
12 31 (11.03%) Retail
13 30 (10.68%) NetApp
13 30 (10.68%) .NET
13 30 (10.68%) jQuery
14 29 (10.32%) Computer Science
14 29 (10.32%) Salesforce.com
14 29 (10.32%) Project Management
15 28 (9.96%) TOGAF
15 28 (9.96%) J2EE
15 28 (9.96%) Java
15 28 (9.96%) SQL Server
16 27 (9.61%) Service Management
17 24 (8.54%) SharePoint

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 24 (8.54%) SharePoint
2 19 (6.76%) WebSphere
3 13 (4.63%) WebSphere Portal
3 13 (4.63%) Lotus Domino
4 12 (4.27%) IBM Connections
4 12 (4.27%) OpenStack
5 10 (3.56%) WebLogic
6 9 (3.20%) Lync
7 6 (2.14%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (2.14%) JBoss
7 6 (2.14%) Apache
8 5 (1.78%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.78%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (1.42%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.36%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 20 (7.12%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.20%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) MS Project
3 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.07%) Cognos TM1
1 3 (1.07%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.83%) Office 365
2 13 (4.63%) SaaS
3 8 (2.85%) Mimecast
4 6 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.71%) IaaS
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.76%) Internet
2 13 (4.63%) Firewall
3 11 (3.91%) MPLS
4 10 (3.56%) WAN
4 10 (3.56%) TCP/IP
5 9 (3.20%) Broadband
6 8 (2.85%) IPX
6 8 (2.85%) Software-Defined Networking
6 8 (2.85%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (2.49%) VoLTE
7 7 (2.49%) 4G
7 7 (2.49%) LAN
7 7 (2.49%) Wireless
7 7 (2.49%) 3G
8 4 (1.42%) NAS
8 4 (1.42%) HTTP
8 4 (1.42%) SAN
9 3 (1.07%) Unified Communications
9 3 (1.07%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (1.07%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.96%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.27%) Big Data
3 10 (3.56%) SQL Anywhere
3 10 (3.56%) Sybase ASA
3 10 (3.56%) MS Access
4 7 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (2.49%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.78%) MySQL
5 5 (1.78%) DB2
6 4 (1.42%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.07%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.71%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.71%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.49%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.14%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.42%) Selenium
3 4 (1.42%) Mockito
4 3 (1.07%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.07%) ClearCase
4 3 (1.07%) Subversion
General
1 72 (25.62%) Finance
2 69 (24.56%) Telecoms
3 47 (16.73%) Marketing
4 31 (11.03%) Retail
5 21 (7.47%) Manufacturing
6 17 (6.05%) Banking
6 17 (6.05%) Billing
7 9 (3.20%) Automotive
8 8 (2.85%) German Language
9 6 (2.14%) Mandarin Language
9 6 (2.14%) Cantonese Language
10 5 (1.78%) French Language
10 5 (1.78%) Publishing
11 4 (1.42%) Advertising
12 3 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (1.07%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.71%) Legal
13 2 (0.71%) Games
14 1 (0.36%) Electronics
14 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (16.37%) XML
2 41 (14.59%) HTML
3 30 (10.68%) .NET
3 30 (10.68%) jQuery
4 28 (9.96%) J2EE
5 20 (7.12%) Web Services
6 11 (3.91%) SOAP
6 11 (3.91%) REST
7 10 (3.56%) CSS
7 10 (3.56%) XSLT
8 9 (3.20%) Middleware
9 7 (2.49%) CGI
9 7 (2.49%) ASP.NET
10 6 (2.14%) ADO.NET
10 6 (2.14%) .NET Framework
10 6 (2.14%) Entity Framework
10 6 (2.14%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (1.78%) JSON
12 4 (1.42%) Java EE
12 4 (1.42%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.32%) Computer Science
2 21 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (6.05%) Management Information System
4 12 (4.27%) Open Source
4 12 (4.27%) Social Media
5 11 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (3.56%) Internet of Things
6 10 (3.56%) PMI
7 7 (2.49%) GIS
7 7 (2.49%) PKI
8 6 (2.14%) Machine to Machine
9 5 (1.78%) iSeries
9 5 (1.78%) CESG
10 4 (1.42%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.42%) iPad
11 3 (1.07%) Data Integration
12 2 (0.71%) FMCG
12 2 (0.71%) IVR
12 2 (0.71%) DTV
13 1 (0.36%) STB
Operating Systems
1 52 (18.51%) Windows
2 21 (7.47%) Linux
3 12 (4.27%) Windows 7
4 9 (3.20%) UNIX
5 6 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.36%) Android
8 1 (0.36%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (16.73%) ITIL
2 41 (14.59%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (11.74%) SOA
4 29 (10.32%) Project Management
5 28 (9.96%) TOGAF
6 27 (9.61%) Service Management
7 23 (8.19%) Business Development
8 21 (7.47%) Network Architecture
9 19 (6.76%) Problem Management
9 19 (6.76%) CRM
10 17 (6.05%) E-Commerce
10 17 (6.05%) ITSM
10 17 (6.05%) Capacity Planning
11 16 (5.69%) Migration
11 16 (5.69%) Technical Architecture
12 15 (5.34%) Business Analysis
13 14 (4.98%) Enterprise Architecture
13 14 (4.98%) Requirements Analysis
14 13 (4.63%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (4.63%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 33 (11.74%) JavaScript
2 28 (9.96%) Java
3 19 (6.76%) SQL
4 16 (5.69%) C#
5 12 (4.27%) C
6 7 (2.49%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.78%) VBScript
8 4 (1.42%) PHP
9 2 (0.71%) Erlang
10 1 (0.36%) VB
10 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.36%) Python
10 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.36%) Perl
10 1 (0.36%) C++
Qualifications
1 38 (13.52%) Degree
2 17 (6.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (5.34%) MCP
3 15 (5.34%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (4.27%) IBM Certification
4 12 (4.27%) MCSE
4 12 (4.27%) SC Cleared
4 12 (4.27%) Security Cleared
5 10 (3.56%) CNE
5 10 (3.56%) Novell Certification
5 10 (3.56%) PMI Certification
6 8 (2.85%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.14%) CCNA
8 5 (1.78%) CISSP
8 5 (1.78%) CISM
8 5 (1.78%) MCTS
8 5 (1.78%) MCPD
9 4 (1.42%) JNCIA
9 4 (1.42%) CCNP
10 2 (0.71%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (1.42%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 22 (7.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (5.34%) Active Directory
3 12 (4.27%) VMware ESX
4 9 (3.20%) XenServer
5 8 (2.85%) Terminal Services
6 7 (2.49%) XenDesktop
6 7 (2.49%) XenApp
7 6 (2.14%) vSphere
8 3 (1.07%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (4.63%) SCCM
2 12 (4.27%) Legato
3 2 (0.71%) Netcool
3 2 (0.71%) Nagios
3 2 (0.71%) OpenNMS
3 2 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.71%) OpenView
Vendors
1 56 (19.93%) Microsoft
1 56 (19.93%) VMware
2 49 (17.44%) Oracle
3 47 (16.73%) Cisco
4 40 (14.23%) IBM
5 31 (11.03%) HP
6 30 (10.68%) NetApp
7 29 (10.32%) Salesforce.com
8 24 (8.54%) Citrix
9 18 (6.41%) EMC
10 16 (5.69%) Dell
10 16 (5.69%) 3PAR
11 12 (4.27%) SAP
11 12 (4.27%) Juniper
11 12 (4.27%) CommVault
12 11 (3.91%) Symantec
13 10 (3.56%) Novell
13 10 (3.56%) Sybase
14 9 (3.20%) CheckPoint
15 8 (2.85%) Veeam
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + 12% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Portal Partnership Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Good benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Slough
Venturi
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Berkshire
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Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Car, Pension, Bonus, Medical
Posted: 11 days ago
Berkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: Competitive
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