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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Solution Architect
Rank 615 632 615
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Solutions Architect 12 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.027% 0.011% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.011% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 5
Average salary £75,000 £72,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £55,500 £53,200
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,500 £74,500
UK excluding London average salary £66,250 £70,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.35% +40.00%
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
40970 43753 42052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.69% 93.90% 94.05%
Number of salaries quoted 34560 36068 35618
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
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
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Solutions Architect across the London region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Microsoft Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in London

Microsoft Solutions Architect
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Solutions Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 31 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
City of London +9 2 £65,000 -21.21%
Microsoft Solutions Architect
England

Microsoft Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 20 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (90.00%) Active Directory
3 17 (85.00%) Hyper-V
4 14 (70.00%) Lync
5 13 (65.00%) SharePoint
6 12 (60.00%) Office 365
6 12 (60.00%) SCOM
7 11 (55.00%) SCCM
7 11 (55.00%) Windows
7 11 (55.00%) Business Development
8 10 (50.00%) MS Exchange
9 9 (45.00%) .NET
9 9 (45.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (40.00%) SQL
10 8 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (25.00%) Use Case
13 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
13 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
13 4 (20.00%) Unified Communications
13 4 (20.00%) NetApp
14 2 (10.00%) Degree
14 2 (10.00%) SOA
14 2 (10.00%) Business Transformation
14 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
15 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
15 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
15 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
15 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012

Microsoft Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 14 (70.00%) Lync
2 13 (65.00%) SharePoint
3 10 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 9 (45.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (60.00%) Office 365
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Unified Communications
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Business Development
2 5 (25.00%) Use Case
3 2 (10.00%) Business Transformation
3 2 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCTS
2 1 (5.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 18 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (85.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (60.00%) SCOM
2 11 (55.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) NetApp
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