The table below looks at the statistics for the Microsoft Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Solution Architect
Rank 625 653 596
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -57
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Solutions Architect 2 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.012% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.013% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 3
Average salary £68,750 £67,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary - £65,000 £57,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.03%
Microsoft 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 London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41333 45058 41496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.27% 93.49% 93.52%
Number of salaries quoted 35059 37848 34733
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Microsoft Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Microsoft Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in London

Microsoft Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in London

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

Microsoft Solutions Architect Salary Trend in London

Microsoft Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the London region that cited Microsoft 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 Microsoft Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 10 (55.56%) Hyper-V
4 7 (38.89%) SCOM
4 7 (38.89%) Lync
4 7 (38.89%) Office 365
4 7 (38.89%) Windows
5 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 6 (33.33%) NetApp
5 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (27.78%) Business Development
6 5 (27.78%) Use Case
6 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
7 4 (22.22%) MCSE
7 4 (22.22%) .NET
7 4 (22.22%) MCTS
7 4 (22.22%) MCITP
7 4 (22.22%) SOA
7 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (22.22%) Degree
7 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (16.67%) SCCM

Microsoft Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the London region that cited Microsoft 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 Microsoft Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (38.89%) Lync
2 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
3 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Office 365
2 4 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) SOAP
3 1 (5.56%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) XSL
3 1 (5.56%) MSMQ
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.56%) WCF
3 1 (5.56%) jQuery
3 1 (5.56%) RESTful
3 1 (5.56%) REST
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Business Development
1 5 (27.78%) Use Case
2 4 (22.22%) SOA
3 2 (11.11%) CRM
3 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (11.11%) Server Building
4 1 (5.56%) Software Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) TDD
4 1 (5.56%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) MVC
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C#
1 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
1 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) MCSE
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (22.22%) MCTS
1 4 (22.22%) MCITP
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 10 (55.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) SCOM
2 3 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com