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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Solution Architect
Rank 881 894 981
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +87
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Solutions Architect 28 71 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.066% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.068% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 14 40 30
Median salary £66,250 £70,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.35% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £65,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £80,000 £86,500
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.00%

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
95982 104272 114131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 80766 85499 93521
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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
Top 14 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 28 May 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 0 28 £66,250 -5.35% 4
South East +29 11 £65,000 -13.33%
Berkshire +21 11 £65,000 -13.33%
London +18 11 £72,500 -1.69% 2
Reading - 8 £65,000 -
Manchester - 4 - -
North West - 4 - -
Bracknell - 3 £67,500 -
East of England +19 1 £70,000 -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Ipswich - 1 £70,000 -
Worcester - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 £70,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 - -

Microsoft Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 54 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 38 (70.37%) Office 365
3 30 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (55.56%) MS Excel
4 27 (50.00%) Presales
5 22 (40.74%) .NET
5 22 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (31.48%) MS Exchange
7 16 (29.63%) SharePoint
7 16 (29.63%) C#
7 16 (29.63%) ASP.NET
7 16 (29.63%) MVC
7 16 (29.63%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (27.78%) JavaScript
8 15 (27.78%) SQL Server
9 14 (25.93%) Active Directory
10 13 (24.07%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (24.07%) WCF
10 13 (24.07%) SCCM
10 13 (24.07%) Web Services
10 13 (24.07%) TOGAF
11 12 (22.22%) Content Management
11 12 (22.22%) CSS
11 12 (22.22%) SOAP
11 12 (22.22%) HTML
11 12 (22.22%) PowerShell
11 12 (22.22%) Web Application Development
12 11 (20.37%) MS Office
12 11 (20.37%) VMware
13 10 (18.52%) 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 17 (31.48%) MS Exchange
2 16 (29.63%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.70%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.70%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 30 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 11 (20.37%) MS Office
3 1 (1.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 38 (70.37%) Office 365
2 30 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (9.26%) IaaS
4 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (7.41%) PaaS
5 2 (3.70%) HP Helion
6 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.85%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Skype
2 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Back Office
2 1 (1.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (40.74%) .NET
2 16 (29.63%) ASP.NET
2 16 (29.63%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (24.07%) ASP.NET Web API
3 13 (24.07%) WCF
3 13 (24.07%) Web Services
4 12 (22.22%) CSS
4 12 (22.22%) HTML
4 12 (22.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) User Experience
2 2 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (3.70%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Windows
2 5 (9.26%) Linux
2 5 (9.26%) Unix
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.00%) Presales
2 22 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (29.63%) MVC
4 13 (24.07%) TOGAF
5 12 (22.22%) Content Management
5 12 (22.22%) Web Application Development
6 10 (18.52%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 10 (18.52%) ITIL
6 10 (18.52%) Line Management
7 9 (16.67%) Migration
8 8 (14.81%) Business Analysis
9 6 (11.11%) Scrum
10 5 (9.26%) CRM
10 5 (9.26%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (9.26%) OO
10 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (7.41%) RUP
11 4 (7.41%) UML
12 3 (5.56%) SDLC
12 3 (5.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.63%) C#
2 15 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 12 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.85%) SQL
4 1 (1.85%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.70%) HP MASE
2 2 (3.70%) MCSE
2 2 (3.70%) VCAP
2 2 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.85%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.56%) vCloud
3 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.85%) XenApp
4 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (24.07%) SCCM
2 2 (3.70%) Windows Intune
3 1 (1.85%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 54 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.37%) VMware
3 7 (12.96%) Cisco
4 6 (11.11%) Juniper
5 4 (7.41%) Citrix
5 4 (7.41%) Hitachi
6 2 (3.70%) 3PAR
6 2 (3.70%) HP
6 2 (3.70%) IBM
6 2 (3.70%) NetApp
7 1 (1.85%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.85%) Google
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle
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