The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Solution Architect
Rank 762 790 728
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -62
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Solutions Architect 89 81 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.081% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.086% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 82 66 100
Average salary £70,000 £60,000 £69,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -13.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £88,750 £80,000 £80,250
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -12.50%
Technical Solutions Architect
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94634 94059 95667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.85% 94.44% 94.95%
Number of salaries quoted 78629 76398 81688
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Technical Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Technical Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in England

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

Technical Solutions Architect Salary Trend in England

Technical Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Solutions Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Technical Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in England

Technical Solutions Architect
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Solutions Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 2 March 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
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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
London +26 55 £75,000 +3.44% 3
Yorkshire +9 9 £65,000 +23.80%
North West -4 8 £75,000 +42.85%
East of England +2 7 £70,000 +33.33%
South East -24 4 £70,750 +34.76% 4
West Midlands -27 4 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Technical Solutions Architect
UK

Technical Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Technical 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 Technical Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 74 (43.79%) Java
2 70 (41.42%) Oracle
3 46 (27.22%) Microsoft
4 40 (23.67%) VMware
5 38 (22.49%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (22.49%) Windows
6 37 (21.89%) .NET
7 35 (20.71%) J2EE
8 34 (20.12%) TOGAF
9 33 (19.53%) VMware Infrastructure
10 31 (18.34%) Finance
10 31 (18.34%) Citrix
11 30 (17.75%) Linux
11 30 (17.75%) WAN
12 29 (17.16%) SOA
12 29 (17.16%) C#
13 28 (16.57%) SQL Server
13 28 (16.57%) LAN
13 28 (16.57%) Cisco
13 28 (16.57%) Degree
14 26 (15.38%) Retail
15 24 (14.20%) Mentoring
16 23 (13.61%) Zachman Framework
17 22 (13.02%) Project Management
17 22 (13.02%) HTML
18 21 (12.43%) JavaScript
18 21 (12.43%) CSS
18 21 (12.43%) Middleware
19 20 (11.83%) E-Commerce
20 19 (11.24%) Stakeholder Management

Technical Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Technical 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 Technical Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (7.69%) Apache
2 11 (6.51%) Tomcat
2 11 (6.51%) IIS
3 8 (4.73%) MS Exchange
3 8 (4.73%) nginx
4 7 (4.14%) Lync
4 7 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (3.55%) CMS
6 5 (2.96%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.37%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.78%) Oracle Coherence
8 3 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (1.18%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.59%) JBoss
10 1 (0.59%) Site Server
10 1 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (8.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.78%) RMDS
3 2 (1.18%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.33%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (4.73%) SaaS
3 7 (4.14%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.78%) Office 365
5 1 (0.59%) IaaS
5 1 (0.59%) PaaS
5 1 (0.59%) Heroku
5 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (17.75%) WAN
2 28 (16.57%) LAN
3 17 (10.06%) SAN
4 10 (5.92%) Internet
5 5 (2.96%) HTTP
6 4 (2.37%) NAS
7 3 (1.78%) FCoE
7 3 (1.78%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (1.78%) Multicast
7 3 (1.78%) Network Security
7 3 (1.78%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.18%) Intranet
9 1 (0.59%) DNS
9 1 (0.59%) MPLS
9 1 (0.59%) Firewall
9 1 (0.59%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.92%) OLAP
2 10 (5.92%) Data Mining
2 10 (5.92%) Oracle Exadata
2 10 (5.92%) Oracle OLAP
2 10 (5.92%) MySQL
3 8 (4.73%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.14%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.37%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.78%) HBase
8 2 (1.18%) Big Data
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.59%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.59%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (2.96%) ClearCase
1 5 (2.96%) Bugzilla
1 5 (2.96%) Subversion
1 5 (2.96%) JIRA
2 4 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.37%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.59%) Maven
3 1 (0.59%) Mockito
3 1 (0.59%) YourKit
3 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (18.34%) Finance
2 26 (15.38%) Retail
3 16 (9.47%) Banking
4 10 (5.92%) Telecoms
5 9 (5.33%) Manufacturing
6 7 (4.14%) Billing
7 6 (3.55%) Games
7 6 (3.55%) Electronics
8 5 (2.96%) Marketing
9 4 (2.37%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.78%) Publishing
11 2 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (1.18%) Back Office
11 2 (1.18%) Advertising
12 1 (0.59%) Automotive
12 1 (0.59%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (21.89%) .NET
2 35 (20.71%) J2EE
3 22 (13.02%) HTML
4 21 (12.43%) CSS
4 21 (12.43%) Middleware
5 18 (10.65%) XML
6 16 (9.47%) Web Services
7 11 (6.51%) Oracle Fusion
8 10 (5.92%) LAMP
9 9 (5.33%) Spring
10 8 (4.73%) Hibernate
10 8 (4.73%) XHTML
10 8 (4.73%) SOAP
10 8 (4.73%) ASP.NET
11 7 (4.14%) Java EE
11 7 (4.14%) RESTful
12 6 (3.55%) JSP
12 6 (3.55%) XSLT
13 5 (2.96%) J2ME
13 5 (2.96%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.06%) Data Integration
2 15 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.10%) N-Tier
4 11 (6.51%) Management Information System
5 9 (5.33%) Oracle Exalogic
6 8 (4.73%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (4.73%) Clustering
7 7 (4.14%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (2.96%) DTV
9 4 (2.37%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.78%) FMCG
10 3 (1.78%) FlexPod
11 2 (1.18%) Digital Media
11 2 (1.18%) Kindle
11 2 (1.18%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.59%) Online Gambling
12 1 (0.59%) NHS
12 1 (0.59%) PACS
12 1 (0.59%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 38 (22.49%) Windows
2 30 (17.75%) Linux
3 18 (10.65%) Solaris
4 14 (8.28%) UNIX
5 12 (7.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (5.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (4.73%) AIX
9 7 (4.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.18%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.18%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (22.49%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (20.12%) TOGAF
3 29 (17.16%) SOA
4 24 (14.20%) Mentoring
5 23 (13.61%) Zachman Framework
6 22 (13.02%) Project Management
7 20 (11.83%) E-Commerce
8 19 (11.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (10.06%) Migration
10 16 (9.47%) Disaster Recovery
10 16 (9.47%) ITIL
11 15 (8.88%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (8.88%) Scrum
11 15 (8.88%) Enterprise Architecture
12 13 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
12 13 (7.69%) Business Development
13 12 (7.10%) Data Modelling
13 12 (7.10%) OO
14 11 (6.51%) Service Delivery
14 11 (6.51%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 74 (43.79%) Java
2 29 (17.16%) C#
3 21 (12.43%) JavaScript
4 12 (7.10%) PHP
5 11 (6.51%) C
6 8 (4.73%) C++
6 8 (4.73%) SQL
7 6 (3.55%) Ruby
8 3 (1.78%) Apex Code
9 2 (1.18%) Python
10 1 (0.59%) COBOL
10 1 (0.59%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.59%) X++
10 1 (0.59%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (16.57%) Degree
2 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (1.78%) MCTS
3 3 (1.78%) NCDA
4 1 (0.59%) MCSD
4 1 (0.59%) MCSE
4 1 (0.59%) CCNA
4 1 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.73%) QA
2 2 (1.18%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.59%) HL7
System Software
1 33 (19.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.92%) Hyper-V
3 8 (4.73%) XenApp
3 8 (4.73%) Active Directory
3 8 (4.73%) Squid
3 8 (4.73%) XenDesktop
4 4 (2.37%) NFS
5 3 (1.78%) KVM
5 3 (1.78%) SRDF
5 3 (1.78%) Xen
5 3 (1.78%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.18%) vSphere
7 1 (0.59%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (4.73%) Puppet
3 5 (2.96%) yum
Vendors
1 70 (41.42%) Oracle
2 46 (27.22%) Microsoft
3 40 (23.67%) VMware
4 31 (18.34%) Citrix
5 28 (16.57%) Cisco
6 18 (10.65%) NetApp
7 16 (9.47%) HP
8 15 (8.88%) IBM
9 10 (5.92%) SAP
10 9 (5.33%) Brocade
11 8 (4.73%) TIBCO
11 8 (4.73%) Sun
12 7 (4.14%) Red Hat
12 7 (4.14%) 3PAR
13 6 (3.55%) EMC
14 5 (2.96%) Intel
14 5 (2.96%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (2.96%) Perforce
15 3 (1.78%) Ab Initio
15 3 (1.78%) webMethods
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