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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Solution Architect
UK
Rank 824 919 907
Rank change year-on-year
+95 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Solutions Architect 29 28 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.028% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.029% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 24 22 34
Median salary £70,000 £78,750 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £67,500 £51,200
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £90,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%

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
80056 96820 101312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66472 81235 84186
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 January 2017 within the UK.

Microsoft Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Microsoft Solutions Architect
Top 15 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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +91 28 £70,000 -9.67% 3
East of England +27 12 £66,250 -
London +62 9 £75,000 -6.25% 2
Suffolk - 6 £66,250 -
South East +60 4 £67,500 -
Surrey +45 4 £67,500 -
Reigate - 4 £67,500 -
Huntingdon - 3 £52,500 -
Bury St Edmunds - 3 £66,250 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £69,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £52,500 -
South West +22 1 £70,000 +16.66%
North West -10 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £70,000 -
Manchester - 1 - -

Microsoft Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 57 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 29 (50.88%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (47.37%) .NET
4 24 (42.11%) SQL Server
4 24 (42.11%) MS Excel
5 21 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
6 19 (33.33%) CRM
7 18 (31.58%) SharePoint
8 16 (28.07%) Dynamics CRM
8 16 (28.07%) Office 365
9 15 (26.32%) TOGAF
10 13 (22.81%) MS Exchange
11 12 (21.05%) Presales
11 12 (21.05%) Active Directory
11 12 (21.05%) VMware
11 12 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (21.05%) PowerShell
12 11 (19.30%) Project Management
12 11 (19.30%) C#
12 11 (19.30%) Windows
13 10 (17.54%) SQL
13 10 (17.54%) Enterprise Architecture
14 9 (15.79%) MVC
14 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET
15 8 (14.04%) Cisco
15 8 (14.04%) HP
15 8 (14.04%) Citrix
15 8 (14.04%) NetApp
15 8 (14.04%) Finance
15 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET MVC

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 18 (31.58%) SharePoint
2 13 (22.81%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.02%) IIS
4 3 (5.26%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.51%) CMS
6 1 (1.75%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 24 (42.11%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (10.53%) MS Office
4 4 (7.02%) MS Project
4 4 (7.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (28.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 21 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (28.07%) Office 365
3 2 (3.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) DNS
2 5 (8.77%) LAN
2 5 (8.77%) Network Security
2 5 (8.77%) VLAN
2 5 (8.77%) WAN
3 4 (7.02%) DMZ
3 4 (7.02%) LDAP
4 3 (5.26%) SAN
4 3 (5.26%) Skype
5 2 (3.51%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.75%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Local Government
3 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (47.37%) .NET
2 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET
3 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (12.28%) CSS
4 7 (12.28%) HTML
4 7 (12.28%) WCF
4 7 (12.28%) Web Services
5 6 (10.53%) SOAP
6 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.75%) Akka
6 1 (1.75%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.75%) HTML5
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.77%) FlexPod
3 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.02%) Replication
4 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.75%) Blog
4 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.75%) Robotics
4 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.30%) Windows
2 6 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.51%) Android
4 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Phone
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.88%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (33.33%) CRM
3 15 (26.32%) TOGAF
4 12 (21.05%) Presales
5 11 (19.30%) Project Management
6 10 (17.54%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (15.79%) MVC
8 7 (12.28%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (10.53%) Content Management
9 6 (10.53%) Data Architecture
9 6 (10.53%) ITIL
9 6 (10.53%) ITIL V3
9 6 (10.53%) Service Management
9 6 (10.53%) Web Application Development
10 5 (8.77%) Business Continuity
10 5 (8.77%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (8.77%) Document Management
10 5 (8.77%) High Availability
10 5 (8.77%) Project Planning
11 4 (7.02%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 11 (19.30%) C#
3 10 (17.54%) SQL
4 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.02%) VBScript
6 1 (1.75%) Erlang
6 1 (1.75%) Java
6 1 (1.75%) Python
6 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) Degree
1 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.51%) MCSD
3 1 (1.75%) MCPD
System Software
1 12 (21.05%) Active Directory
1 12 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.77%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (7.02%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (3.51%) SCCM
2 2 (3.51%) SCOM
Vendors
1 57 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.05%) VMware
3 8 (14.04%) Cisco
3 8 (14.04%) Citrix
3 8 (14.04%) HP
3 8 (14.04%) NetApp
4 5 (8.77%) AppSense
4 5 (8.77%) EMC
4 5 (8.77%) Symantec
4 5 (8.77%) Veeam
5 2 (3.51%) Hitachi
6 1 (1.75%) Adobe
6 1 (1.75%) Blue Prism
6 1 (1.75%) BT
6 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.75%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.75%) ESRI
6 1 (1.75%) Facebook
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle
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