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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 176 177 145
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 359 374 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.69% 1.60% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% 1.68% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 261 249 332
Average salary £67,500 £70,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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
20230 22212 21356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.25% 94.88% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 16513 18046 17678
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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +30 122 £67,500 - 16
Berkshire -14 108 £70,000 - 10
Buckinghamshire +33 56 £65,000 -8.77% 4
Hampshire -13 42 £60,000 -17.24% 5
West Sussex +5 13 £65,000 -13.33% 2
Middlesex +13 8 £70,000 +3.70%
Oxfordshire 0 7 £60,000 -17.24% 3
East Sussex +24 4 £60,000 +9.09%
Kent +5 2 £63,200 -15.73%
Home Counties 0 2 £55,500 -20.71%
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 202 (26.06%) Finance
2 158 (20.39%) Microsoft
3 156 (20.13%) Oracle
4 150 (19.35%) TOGAF
5 149 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
6 132 (17.03%) Degree
7 129 (16.65%) Windows
8 118 (15.23%) VMware
9 109 (14.06%) SQL Server
9 109 (14.06%) Cisco
10 105 (13.55%) ITIL
11 100 (12.90%) .NET
12 95 (12.26%) Telecoms
13 90 (11.61%) IBM
14 88 (11.35%) SAP
15 85 (10.97%) SOA
16 83 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
17 79 (10.19%) CRM
18 77 (9.94%) Web Services
19 76 (9.81%) Linux
19 76 (9.81%) Project Management
20 74 (9.55%) Retail
21 71 (9.16%) Java
22 70 (9.03%) LAN
22 70 (9.03%) HP
23 69 (8.90%) WAN
23 69 (8.90%) NetApp
24 67 (8.65%) SDLC
25 65 (8.39%) E-Commerce
25 65 (8.39%) Technical Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 52 (6.71%) SharePoint
2 43 (5.55%) WebSphere
3 28 (3.61%) WebLogic
4 18 (2.32%) Lotus Domino
4 18 (2.32%) WebSphere Portal
5 17 (2.19%) IBM Connections
6 15 (1.94%) Lync
7 14 (1.81%) Apache
8 13 (1.68%) JBoss
8 13 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
9 12 (1.55%) OpenStack
10 10 (1.29%) Node.js
11 7 (0.90%) SAS
12 6 (0.77%) CMS
12 6 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.65%) Apache Pig
13 5 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.52%) Drupal
14 4 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
15 3 (0.39%) Documentum
Applications
1 60 (7.74%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.32%) MS Office
3 9 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.77%) MS Project
5 5 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (3.23%) SAP SCM
2 22 (2.84%) SAP ERP
3 17 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.65%) Primavera
4 5 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.52%) SAP SD
5 4 (0.52%) SAP CRM
5 4 (0.52%) SAP IS-U
6 3 (0.39%) SAP FSCM
6 3 (0.39%) Oracle Retail
6 3 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.39%) SAP MDM
6 3 (0.39%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.13%) HFM
7 1 (0.13%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.13%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 40 (5.16%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (3.48%) Office 365
3 24 (3.10%) SuccessFactors
4 22 (2.84%) SaaS
5 15 (1.94%) IaaS
6 13 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (1.03%) PaaS
7 8 (1.03%) Mimecast
8 5 (0.65%) Yammer
8 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 70 (9.03%) LAN
2 69 (8.90%) WAN
3 33 (4.26%) MPLS
4 28 (3.61%) Internet
5 19 (2.45%) Unified Communications
6 16 (2.06%) DNS
7 14 (1.81%) SAN
7 14 (1.81%) Firewall
8 11 (1.42%) Network Security
8 11 (1.42%) TCP/IP
9 9 (1.16%) DHCP
9 9 (1.16%) Broadband
9 9 (1.16%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (1.03%) Software-Defined Networking
10 8 (1.03%) 4G
11 7 (0.90%) IPX
11 7 (0.90%) VPN
12 6 (0.77%) OSPF
12 6 (0.77%) BGP
12 6 (0.77%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.39%) Big Data
3 26 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (2.45%) Oracle Database
5 18 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (2.32%) Hadoop
6 17 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (1.68%) DB2
8 11 (1.42%) MySQL
9 9 (1.16%) OLAP
9 9 (1.16%) Oracle OLAP
10 8 (1.03%) Sybase ASA
10 8 (1.03%) SQL Anywhere
10 8 (1.03%) MS Access
11 7 (0.90%) Oracle BI EE
11 7 (0.90%) Relational Database
12 6 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (0.77%) Ingres
13 5 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (0.65%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 9 (1.16%) Visual Studio
1 9 (1.16%) Subversion
2 6 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.65%) Maven
3 5 (0.65%) ClearCase
3 5 (0.65%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.52%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.26%) ERwin
5 2 (0.26%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.26%) Ant
6 1 (0.13%) JUnit
6 1 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.13%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.13%) WebLogic Workshop
6 1 (0.13%) Lombardi
6 1 (0.13%) JIRA
6 1 (0.13%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.13%) Selenium
6 1 (0.13%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.13%) Cucumber
General
1 202 (26.06%) Finance
2 95 (12.26%) Telecoms
3 74 (9.55%) Retail
4 55 (7.10%) Marketing
5 53 (6.84%) Manufacturing
6 29 (3.74%) Banking
7 19 (2.45%) Billing
8 16 (2.06%) German Language
9 9 (1.16%) Local Government
9 9 (1.16%) Publishing
9 9 (1.16%) Automotive
10 8 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.77%) Advertising
11 6 (0.77%) Mandarin Language
11 6 (0.77%) Cantonese Language
12 5 (0.65%) French Language
12 5 (0.65%) Legal
13 4 (0.52%) Back Office
13 4 (0.52%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.39%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (12.90%) .NET
2 77 (9.94%) Web Services
3 63 (8.13%) XML
4 59 (7.61%) HTML
5 48 (6.19%) Middleware
6 33 (4.26%) ASP.NET
7 28 (3.61%) J2EE
7 28 (3.61%) jQuery
8 26 (3.35%) SOAP
9 24 (3.10%) REST
10 20 (2.58%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (2.45%) JSON
12 16 (2.06%) CSS
13 13 (1.68%) HTML5
14 10 (1.29%) AngularJS
15 9 (1.16%) .NET Framework
15 9 (1.16%) Java EE
15 9 (1.16%) WCF
16 8 (1.03%) LAMP
16 8 (1.03%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 64 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (7.48%) Data Centre
3 57 (7.35%) Computer Science
4 34 (4.39%) Hybrid Cloud
5 29 (3.74%) Social Media
6 27 (3.48%) Enterprise Storage
6 27 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
7 26 (3.35%) Management Information System
8 25 (3.23%) Mobile App
9 10 (1.29%) Internet of Things
10 9 (1.16%) Over-the-Top Content
10 9 (1.16%) GIS
10 9 (1.16%) IPTV
11 8 (1.03%) PMI
11 8 (1.03%) Data Integration
11 8 (1.03%) Mobile Computing
11 8 (1.03%) Public Cloud
12 7 (0.90%) Mainframe
13 6 (0.77%) AS400
13 6 (0.77%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 129 (16.65%) Windows
2 76 (9.81%) Linux
3 39 (5.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (3.23%) AIX
5 24 (3.10%) Solaris
6 20 (2.58%) UNIX
7 13 (1.68%) Windows 7
8 9 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.77%) VMS
10 6 (0.77%) HPUX
11 5 (0.65%) Android
11 5 (0.65%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.13%) CentOS
13 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (19.35%) TOGAF
2 149 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (13.55%) ITIL
4 85 (10.97%) SOA
5 83 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
6 79 (10.19%) CRM
7 76 (9.81%) Project Management
8 67 (8.65%) SDLC
9 65 (8.39%) E-Commerce
9 65 (8.39%) Technical Architecture
10 63 (8.13%) Zachman Framework
11 58 (7.48%) ERP
12 52 (6.71%) Business Intelligence
12 52 (6.71%) Business Development
13 49 (6.32%) Service Management
14 45 (5.81%) Continuous Improvement
15 44 (5.68%) Open Source
16 43 (5.55%) Migration
17 33 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
18 30 (3.87%) UML
Programming Languages
1 71 (9.16%) Java
2 60 (7.74%) C#
3 59 (7.61%) SQL
4 53 (6.84%) JavaScript
5 16 (2.06%) C
6 13 (1.68%) PHP
7 9 (1.16%) VB.NET
8 6 (0.77%) VB
9 5 (0.65%) VB6
9 5 (0.65%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.52%) Python
10 4 (0.52%) R
11 3 (0.39%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.39%) C++
12 2 (0.26%) Delphi
12 2 (0.26%) Ruby
12 2 (0.26%) Erlang
13 1 (0.13%) SAS Macro
13 1 (0.13%) Groovy
13 1 (0.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 132 (17.03%) Degree
2 45 (5.81%) Security Cleared
3 32 (4.13%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (2.97%) SC Cleared
6 18 (2.32%) IBM Certification
7 16 (2.06%) CCNP
8 15 (1.94%) MCSE
8 15 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (1.68%) MCP
10 10 (1.29%) ISEB
11 9 (1.16%) CCNA
11 9 (1.16%) CCDP
12 8 (1.03%) PMI Certification
12 8 (1.03%) CNE
12 8 (1.03%) Novell Certification
13 7 (0.90%) CCDA
14 6 (0.77%) CCIE
14 6 (0.77%) SAP Certification
14 6 (0.77%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.58%) ISO 9001
2 18 (2.32%) COBIT
3 17 (2.19%) QA
4 16 (2.06%) PCI DSS
5 12 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (1.29%) SLA
7 4 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.13%) BS15000
System Software
1 60 (7.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (4.90%) XenApp
3 24 (3.10%) Active Directory
4 18 (2.32%) XenDesktop
5 15 (1.94%) Hyper-V
6 13 (1.68%) VMware ESX
7 11 (1.42%) vSphere
7 11 (1.42%) vCloud
8 9 (1.16%) XenServer
9 8 (1.03%) Terminal Services
10 6 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.13%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 20 (2.58%) SCCM
2 12 (1.55%) Legato
3 6 (0.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (0.39%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (0.26%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.26%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.26%) SCSM
5 2 (0.26%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.13%) OpenView
6 1 (0.13%) SCOM
6 1 (0.13%) Netcool
6 1 (0.13%) Nagios
6 1 (0.13%) Windows Intune
6 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.13%) OpenNMS
6 1 (0.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 158 (20.39%) Microsoft
2 156 (20.13%) Oracle
3 118 (15.23%) VMware
4 109 (14.06%) Cisco
5 90 (11.61%) IBM
6 88 (11.35%) SAP
7 70 (9.03%) HP
8 69 (8.90%) NetApp
9 57 (7.35%) Citrix
10 46 (5.94%) 3PAR
11 43 (5.55%) Salesforce.com
12 42 (5.42%) Red Hat
13 25 (3.23%) EMC
14 18 (2.32%) Dell
15 14 (1.81%) Novell
16 12 (1.55%) CommVault
17 11 (1.42%) Avaya
17 11 (1.42%) Juniper
18 10 (1.29%) CheckPoint
18 10 (1.29%) Guidewire
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £47,000 to £53,000 per annum + Bonuses
Posted: 8 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £80,000 + multiple benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Elsevier
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £55k - 75k per year + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits and a 15% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £43000 - £53000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Car/ bens
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Advantage XPO
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Good benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits and a 15% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum Excellent salary + 20% variable + ex
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £75,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago