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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Solution Architect
Rank 902 910 954
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Solutions Architect 30 68 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.061% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.063% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 13 37 32
Median salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £97,750
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £71,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-1.75% +29.54%

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
94522 107194 114726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79692 88358 93874
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 June 2016 within the UK.

Microsoft Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Microsoft Solutions Architect
Top 16 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 29 June 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 +29 28 £70,000 - 2
London +9 14 £72,500 +3.57% 2
South East +40 7 £65,000 -13.33%
Berkshire +25 7 £65,000 -13.33%
Reading - 7 £65,000 -
North West - 3 - -
Manchester - 3 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 £70,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £70,000 -
Bradford - 2 £70,000 -
East of England +22 1 £70,000 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 £70,000 -
Worcester - 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 £70,000 -

Microsoft Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 59 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 44 (74.58%) Office 365
3 34 (57.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (47.46%) MS Excel
5 25 (42.37%) .NET
5 25 (42.37%) Presales
6 23 (38.98%) SharePoint
7 22 (37.29%) MS Exchange
8 21 (35.59%) C#
9 20 (33.90%) SQL Server
9 20 (33.90%) ASP.NET
9 20 (33.90%) MVC
9 20 (33.90%) ASP.NET MVC
10 19 (32.20%) JavaScript
10 19 (32.20%) Active Directory
11 18 (30.51%) Web Services
11 18 (30.51%) WCF
11 18 (30.51%) ASP.NET Web API
12 17 (28.81%) Web Application Development
12 17 (28.81%) PowerShell
12 17 (28.81%) Content Management
12 17 (28.81%) HTML
12 17 (28.81%) CSS
12 17 (28.81%) SOAP
13 13 (22.03%) SCCM
14 12 (20.34%) TOGAF
15 11 (18.64%) MS Office
16 10 (16.95%) VMware
16 10 (16.95%) ITIL

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 23 (38.98%) SharePoint
2 22 (37.29%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.39%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 28 (47.46%) MS Excel
2 11 (18.64%) MS Office
3 1 (1.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 44 (74.58%) Office 365
2 34 (57.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (5.08%) IaaS
5 2 (3.39%) PaaS
6 1 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.69%) HP Helion
6 1 (1.69%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) Skype
2 1 (1.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (33.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (8.47%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Back Office
2 2 (3.39%) Front Office
2 2 (3.39%) Marketing
3 1 (1.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (42.37%) .NET
2 20 (33.90%) ASP.NET
2 20 (33.90%) ASP.NET MVC
3 18 (30.51%) ASP.NET Web API
3 18 (30.51%) WCF
3 18 (30.51%) Web Services
4 17 (28.81%) CSS
4 17 (28.81%) HTML
4 17 (28.81%) SOAP
5 2 (3.39%) JSON
5 2 (3.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) User Experience
2 2 (3.39%) Blog
3 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.69%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.56%) Windows
2 5 (8.47%) Linux
2 5 (8.47%) Unix
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (42.37%) Presales
3 20 (33.90%) MVC
4 17 (28.81%) Content Management
4 17 (28.81%) Web Application Development
5 12 (20.34%) TOGAF
6 10 (16.95%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 10 (16.95%) ITIL
6 10 (16.95%) Line Management
7 8 (13.56%) Business Analysis
7 8 (13.56%) Migration
8 7 (11.86%) CRM
9 5 (8.47%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (8.47%) Scrum
10 4 (6.78%) OO
10 4 (6.78%) RUP
10 4 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (5.08%) Mentoring
11 3 (5.08%) UML
12 2 (3.39%) ArchiMate
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.59%) C#
2 19 (32.20%) JavaScript
3 17 (28.81%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.39%) Java
4 2 (3.39%) Python
5 1 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) Degree
3 1 (1.69%) HP MASE
3 1 (1.69%) MCSE
3 1 (1.69%) VCAP
3 1 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 19 (32.20%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.56%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.39%) vCloud
5 1 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.69%) XenApp
5 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (22.03%) SCCM
2 1 (1.69%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 59 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.95%) VMware
3 7 (11.86%) Cisco
4 6 (10.17%) Juniper
5 4 (6.78%) Citrix
5 4 (6.78%) Hitachi
6 2 (3.39%) IBM
6 2 (3.39%) NetApp
7 1 (1.69%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.69%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.69%) Google
7 1 (1.69%) HP
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