The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Microsoft Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Solution Architect
Rank 889 941 946
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Solutions Architect 23 34 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.031% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.032% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 11 23 26
Median salary £65,000 £75,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +3.44%
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £66,250 £72,500
% change year-on-year
-1.88% -8.62%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
91719 105001 110310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.26% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76765 87557 89208
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Microsoft Solutions Architect in the job title.

Microsoft Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Microsoft Solutions Architect
Salary Trend

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

Microsoft Solutions Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Microsoft Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Solutions Architect over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 within the UK.

Microsoft Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Microsoft Solutions Architect
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +52 21 £65,000 -13.33% 9
London +40 10 - - 5
North West +8 3 £65,000 -
West Midlands -6 3 £43,500 -28.97% 3
Manchester - 3 £65,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 £43,500 -
East of England +18 1 £65,000 -7.14%
Suffolk -6 1 £65,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £60,000 -
Scotland - 1 £60,000 -
Ipswich - 1 £65,000 -

Microsoft Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Microsoft Solutions Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Microsoft Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 53 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 39 (73.58%) Office 365
3 38 (71.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 33 (62.26%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (54.72%) MS Exchange
6 28 (52.83%) SharePoint
6 28 (52.83%) .NET
7 27 (50.94%) SQL Server
7 27 (50.94%) C#
7 27 (50.94%) ASP.NET
7 27 (50.94%) MVC
8 26 (49.06%) ASP.NET Web API
8 26 (49.06%) WCF
8 26 (49.06%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (47.17%) CSS
9 25 (47.17%) Web Services
9 25 (47.17%) HTML
9 25 (47.17%) JavaScript
10 24 (45.28%) SOAP
10 24 (45.28%) Active Directory
10 24 (45.28%) Content Management
10 24 (45.28%) Web Application Development
10 24 (45.28%) PowerShell
11 17 (32.08%) MS Excel
12 10 (18.87%) VMware
13 9 (16.98%) CRM
13 9 (16.98%) Cisco
14 8 (15.09%) Dynamics CRM
15 7 (13.21%) Windows
16 5 (9.43%) Hyper-V

Microsoft Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (54.72%) MS Exchange
2 28 (52.83%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.89%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 17 (32.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
2 1 (1.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 39 (73.58%) Office 365
2 38 (71.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.77%) IaaS
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) LAN
1 3 (5.66%) Network Security
1 3 (5.66%) VLAN
1 3 (5.66%) WAN
2 1 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (50.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (7.55%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Marketing
3 2 (3.77%) Back Office
3 2 (3.77%) Front Office
4 1 (1.89%) Advertising
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (52.83%) .NET
2 27 (50.94%) ASP.NET
3 26 (49.06%) ASP.NET MVC
3 26 (49.06%) ASP.NET Web API
3 26 (49.06%) WCF
4 25 (47.17%) CSS
4 25 (47.17%) HTML
4 25 (47.17%) Web Services
5 24 (45.28%) SOAP
6 2 (3.77%) JSON
6 2 (3.77%) XML
7 1 (1.89%) Akka
7 1 (1.89%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Blog
1 3 (5.66%) Data Centre
1 3 (5.66%) FlexPod
1 3 (5.66%) User Experience
2 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Windows
2 5 (9.43%) Linux
2 5 (9.43%) Unix
3 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (62.26%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (50.94%) MVC
3 24 (45.28%) Content Management
3 24 (45.28%) Web Application Development
4 9 (16.98%) CRM
5 5 (9.43%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (9.43%) Migration
6 3 (5.66%) Business Continuity
6 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.66%) Presales
7 2 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.77%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.77%) Project Governance
7 2 (3.77%) Waterfall
7 2 (3.77%) Workflow
8 1 (1.89%) Multithreading
8 1 (1.89%) Software Engineering
8 1 (1.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.89%) UML
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.94%) C#
2 25 (47.17%) JavaScript
3 24 (45.28%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.66%) Java
4 3 (5.66%) Python
5 1 (1.89%) Erlang
5 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) MCPD
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 24 (45.28%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.43%) Hyper-V
2 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.66%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 53 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.87%) VMware
3 9 (16.98%) Cisco
4 5 (9.43%) Juniper
5 3 (5.66%) AppSense
5 3 (5.66%) Citrix
5 3 (5.66%) HP
5 3 (5.66%) NetApp
5 3 (5.66%) Symantec
5 3 (5.66%) Veeam
6 1 (1.89%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.89%) Facebook
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