The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 179 165 153
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 333 389 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.61% 1.73% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 1.82% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 253 233 306
Average salary £67,500 £70,000 £63,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +10.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £67,500 £62,000
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.87%
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19643 21374 20828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.91% 95.00% 95.03%
Number of salaries quoted 16206 17040 17156
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in the South East

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the South East

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 August 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
Surrey +26 108 £67,500 - 8
Berkshire -35 103 £70,000 -6.66% 9
Buckinghamshire +37 56 £65,000 -10.34% 4
Hampshire -27 32 £60,000 -15.19% 6
Oxfordshire +9 15 £50,000 -28.57% 2
West Sussex -5 13 £70,000 +12.00% 2
Middlesex -2 6 £70,000 +3.70%
East Sussex +22 5 £60,000 +9.09%
Thames Valley +5 2 £80,000 +30.61%
Home Counties - 1 £55,500 -
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 206 (27.36%) Finance
2 158 (20.98%) TOGAF
3 148 (19.65%) Oracle
3 148 (19.65%) Microsoft
4 135 (17.93%) Agile Software Development
5 130 (17.26%) Degree
6 127 (16.87%) Windows
7 126 (16.73%) VMware
8 113 (15.01%) Cisco
9 108 (14.34%) SQL Server
10 106 (14.08%) ITIL
11 103 (13.68%) Telecoms
12 98 (13.01%) SAP
13 89 (11.82%) IBM
14 83 (11.02%) Web Services
14 83 (11.02%) Enterprise Architecture
15 80 (10.62%) Linux
16 79 (10.49%) SOA
16 79 (10.49%) LAN
17 77 (10.23%) .NET
18 74 (9.83%) Java
18 74 (9.83%) NetApp
19 72 (9.56%) E-Commerce
20 71 (9.43%) Project Management
20 71 (9.43%) Retail
21 70 (9.30%) WAN
21 70 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
22 68 (9.03%) HP
22 68 (9.03%) VMware Infrastructure
23 67 (8.90%) CRM

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 39 (5.18%) SharePoint
1 39 (5.18%) WebSphere
2 29 (3.85%) WebLogic
3 18 (2.39%) Lotus Domino
3 18 (2.39%) WebSphere Portal
4 17 (2.26%) IBM Connections
5 14 (1.86%) Lync
6 13 (1.73%) OpenStack
7 12 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
8 11 (1.46%) Apache
8 11 (1.46%) JBoss
9 8 (1.06%) Node.js
10 6 (0.80%) SAS
11 5 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.66%) Apache Pig
12 4 (0.53%) Documentum
13 3 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.40%) CMS
13 3 (0.40%) Office Communications Server
14 2 (0.27%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 62 (8.23%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.12%) MS Office
3 12 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 25 (3.32%) SAP SCM
2 22 (2.92%) SAP ERP
2 22 (2.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.93%) SAP SD
4 6 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.80%) SAP FSCM
5 5 (0.66%) Oracle Retail
6 4 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.53%) Primavera
7 3 (0.40%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.40%) Teamcenter
7 3 (0.40%) SAP IS-U
8 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.27%) SAP MDM
9 1 (0.13%) Staffware
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.13%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 46 (6.11%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (3.45%) Office 365
3 25 (3.32%) SaaS
4 24 (3.19%) SuccessFactors
5 16 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (1.86%) IaaS
7 10 (1.33%) PaaS
8 7 (0.93%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (0.27%) IBM Blueworks
11 1 (0.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 79 (10.49%) LAN
2 70 (9.30%) WAN
3 37 (4.91%) MPLS
4 34 (4.52%) Internet
5 23 (3.05%) Unified Communications
6 20 (2.66%) DNS
7 15 (1.99%) Firewall
8 14 (1.86%) DHCP
9 13 (1.73%) SAN
9 13 (1.73%) 4G
10 11 (1.46%) VPN
11 10 (1.33%) Network Security
12 9 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (1.20%) BGP
12 9 (1.20%) Broadband
13 8 (1.06%) VoIP
13 8 (1.06%) OSPF
13 8 (1.06%) Software-Defined Networking
14 7 (0.93%) TCP/IP
15 5 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (14.34%) SQL Server
2 29 (3.85%) Big Data
3 22 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (2.52%) Oracle Database
5 13 (1.73%) Hadoop
5 13 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (1.46%) MySQL
8 10 (1.33%) DB2
9 9 (1.20%) Relational Database
10 8 (1.06%) Oracle OLAP
10 8 (1.06%) OLAP
11 7 (0.93%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (0.66%) Apache Hive
14 4 (0.53%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 4 (0.53%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 4 (0.53%) Ingres
15 3 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
15 3 (0.40%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (0.93%) Subversion
2 4 (0.53%) Maven
2 4 (0.53%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.40%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.40%) ClearCase
3 3 (0.40%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.27%) ERwin
4 2 (0.27%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.27%) Ant
4 2 (0.27%) JIRA
5 1 (0.13%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.13%) Selenium
5 1 (0.13%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.13%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.13%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.13%) Eclipse RCP
5 1 (0.13%) JUnit
5 1 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.13%) IntelliJ
General
1 206 (27.36%) Finance
2 103 (13.68%) Telecoms
3 71 (9.43%) Retail
4 56 (7.44%) Manufacturing
5 54 (7.17%) Marketing
6 26 (3.45%) Banking
7 17 (2.26%) German Language
8 14 (1.86%) Billing
9 9 (1.20%) Publishing
9 9 (1.20%) Local Government
10 8 (1.06%) Automotive
11 6 (0.80%) Mandarin Language
11 6 (0.80%) Cantonese Language
12 5 (0.66%) Legal
12 5 (0.66%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.66%) Advertising
13 4 (0.53%) Front Office
13 4 (0.53%) Back Office
13 4 (0.53%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (11.02%) Web Services
2 77 (10.23%) .NET
3 50 (6.64%) Middleware
4 44 (5.84%) XML
5 42 (5.58%) HTML
6 31 (4.12%) SOAP
7 26 (3.45%) ASP.NET
8 24 (3.19%) REST
9 22 (2.92%) J2EE
10 19 (2.52%) JSON
11 17 (2.26%) jQuery
12 14 (1.86%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (1.46%) HTML5
13 11 (1.46%) CSS
14 10 (1.33%) AngularJS
15 8 (1.06%) CGI
15 8 (1.06%) LAMP
15 8 (1.06%) Java EE
16 6 (0.80%) Spring
16 6 (0.80%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 70 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (7.57%) Data Centre
3 55 (7.30%) Computer Science
4 42 (5.58%) Hybrid Cloud
5 35 (4.65%) Enterprise Storage
6 28 (3.72%) Social Media
7 24 (3.19%) Mobile App
8 23 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
8 23 (3.05%) Management Information System
9 10 (1.33%) GIS
9 10 (1.33%) Internet of Things
10 9 (1.20%) Over-the-Top Content
10 9 (1.20%) IPTV
11 8 (1.06%) Mobile Computing
12 7 (0.93%) Data Integration
13 6 (0.80%) Machine to Machine
14 5 (0.66%) Semantic Web
14 5 (0.66%) Mathematics
14 5 (0.66%) Smart Meter
14 5 (0.66%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 127 (16.87%) Windows
2 80 (10.62%) Linux
3 48 (6.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 31 (4.12%) AIX
5 29 (3.85%) Solaris
6 18 (2.39%) UNIX
7 13 (1.73%) Windows 7
8 9 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.53%) HPUX
10 4 (0.53%) VMS
11 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.40%) Android
11 3 (0.40%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (20.98%) TOGAF
2 135 (17.93%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (14.08%) ITIL
4 83 (11.02%) Enterprise Architecture
5 79 (10.49%) SOA
6 72 (9.56%) E-Commerce
7 71 (9.43%) Project Management
8 67 (8.90%) CRM
9 63 (8.37%) SDLC
10 58 (7.70%) Technical Architecture
11 57 (7.57%) ERP
11 57 (7.57%) Zachman Framework
12 50 (6.64%) Continuous Improvement
13 49 (6.51%) Business Development
14 43 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
15 42 (5.58%) Open Source
16 41 (5.44%) Service Management
17 40 (5.31%) Migration
17 40 (5.31%) Stakeholder Management
18 28 (3.72%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 74 (9.83%) Java
2 52 (6.91%) SQL
3 50 (6.64%) C#
4 39 (5.18%) JavaScript
5 17 (2.26%) C
6 10 (1.33%) PHP
7 8 (1.06%) VB.NET
8 7 (0.93%) C++
9 5 (0.66%) VB
9 5 (0.66%) VB6
10 4 (0.53%) Python
11 3 (0.40%) R
12 2 (0.27%) Ruby
12 2 (0.27%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.27%) Delphi
13 1 (0.13%) Perl
13 1 (0.13%) SAS Macro
13 1 (0.13%) Groovy
13 1 (0.13%) Scala
13 1 (0.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 130 (17.26%) Degree
2 48 (6.37%) Security Cleared
3 34 (4.52%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (2.92%) CCNP
4 22 (2.92%) SC Cleared
5 20 (2.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (2.39%) IBM Certification
7 14 (1.86%) MCSE
8 11 (1.46%) ISEB
9 10 (1.33%) CCVP
10 9 (1.20%) CCIE
10 9 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.93%) CCNA
12 6 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (0.80%) SAP Certification
13 5 (0.66%) HND
13 5 (0.66%) MCITP
13 5 (0.66%) CCDP
14 4 (0.53%) MCP
14 4 (0.53%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.66%) ISO 9001
1 20 (2.66%) QA
2 16 (2.12%) COBIT
3 12 (1.59%) PCI DSS
3 12 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (1.46%) SLA
5 5 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.13%) BS15000
System Software
1 68 (9.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (6.24%) XenApp
3 24 (3.19%) Active Directory
4 20 (2.66%) XenDesktop
5 16 (2.12%) Hyper-V
6 13 (1.73%) VMware ESX
6 13 (1.73%) vCloud
7 8 (1.06%) vSphere
7 8 (1.06%) Terminal Services
7 8 (1.06%) XenServer
8 6 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.13%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 18 (2.39%) SCCM
2 12 (1.59%) Legato
3 4 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (0.40%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (0.27%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.27%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.27%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.27%) SCSM
6 1 (0.13%) OpenNMS
6 1 (0.13%) SCOM
6 1 (0.13%) OpenView
6 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.13%) Netcool
6 1 (0.13%) Nagios
6 1 (0.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 148 (19.65%) Oracle
1 148 (19.65%) Microsoft
2 126 (16.73%) VMware
3 113 (15.01%) Cisco
4 98 (13.01%) SAP
5 89 (11.82%) IBM
6 74 (9.83%) NetApp
7 68 (9.03%) HP
8 66 (8.76%) Citrix
9 51 (6.77%) Red Hat
10 50 (6.64%) 3PAR
11 44 (5.84%) Salesforce.com
12 23 (3.05%) EMC
13 17 (2.26%) Dell
14 16 (2.12%) Avaya
15 14 (1.86%) CheckPoint
16 12 (1.59%) CommVault
17 10 (1.33%) Guidewire
18 9 (1.20%) F5
19 8 (1.06%) Juniper
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £80,000 + multiple benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £80000 Per Annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
PSD Group - London
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40 000 to £90 000 (+ superb package!!!)
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Good benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £95k plus Car Allowance, Quarterly SIP Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £100k plus Car Allowance, Quarterly SIP Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £75000 - £80000 Per Annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £75,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
South East
Airbus
Posted: 19 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 19 days ago