The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Solution Architect
Rank 815 780 850
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +70
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Solutions Architect 88 111 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.10% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.11% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 65 75 31
Average salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £44,479
10% offered a salary of more than £84,800 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £56,250 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -13.46%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
112468 104615 118208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.52% 94.70% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 91225 86993 101313
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -

Technical Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Solutions Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Technical Solutions Architect
Salary Trend

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

Technical Solutions Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Technical Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Solutions Architect over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 within the UK.

Technical Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Solutions Architect
Top 27 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -52 86 £70,000 +12.00% 2
London -37 39 £70,000 -6.66%
South East -17 21 £76,250 +22.00% 2
South West +3 17 £53,750 +2.38%
Bath 0 16 £53,750 +2.38%
Somerset -8 16 £53,750 +2.38%
Surrey +20 11 £80,000 +28.00% 1
Guildford - 11 £81,000 - 1
City of London -9 7 £61,500 -11.51%
West Midlands +6 6 £100,000 +73.91%
Birmingham +5 6 £100,000 +70.21%
Kent -15 4 £75,000 +15.38%
Sittingbourne - 4 £75,000 -
Hackney - 4 - -
Berkshire -4 3 £77,500 +19.23%
East of England -22 3 £50,000 -13.04%
Hampshire - 3 £65,000 -
Reading -8 2 £77,500 +16.98%
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Watford - 2 - -
Woking - 2 £72,500 -
Farnborough - 2 £72,500 -
Wiltshire -12 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £50,000 -
Swindon - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £38,500 -

Technical Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Technical 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 Technical Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 63 (38.89%) SOA
2 62 (38.27%) .NET
3 54 (33.33%) Finance
4 48 (29.63%) Microsoft
5 46 (28.40%) Degree
6 44 (27.16%) TOGAF
7 43 (26.54%) Java
8 40 (24.69%) Oracle
9 34 (20.99%) ITIL
10 28 (17.28%) SQL Server
10 28 (17.28%) Technical Architecture
11 25 (15.43%) SQL
11 25 (15.43%) Relational Database
12 24 (14.81%) COBIT
13 22 (13.58%) Banking
14 20 (12.35%) Computer Science
14 20 (12.35%) ASP.NET
15 19 (11.73%) MS Excel
15 19 (11.73%) Telecoms
16 17 (10.49%) Disaster Recovery
16 17 (10.49%) C#
17 16 (9.88%) Windows
17 16 (9.88%) E-Commerce
17 16 (9.88%) SharePoint
17 16 (9.88%) Middleware
18 15 (9.26%) UML
18 15 (9.26%) Enterprise Architecture
19 14 (8.64%) Security Cleared
19 14 (8.64%) Analytics
19 14 (8.64%) VMware

Technical Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Technical 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 Technical Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (9.88%) SharePoint
2 13 (8.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (6.79%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (5.56%) WebSphere
4 9 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (4.32%) MS Exchange
5 7 (4.32%) WebLogic
6 5 (3.09%) CMS
6 5 (3.09%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.09%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (3.09%) WebLogic Portal
6 5 (3.09%) Commerce Server
7 4 (2.47%) Adobe CQ
7 4 (2.47%) Apache
7 4 (2.47%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.85%) SAS
9 2 (1.23%) Lync
9 2 (1.23%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (11.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.47%) MS Office
3 3 (1.85%) SPSS
4 2 (1.23%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (4.94%) Oracle Retail
2 7 (4.32%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (3.70%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.85%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.62%) Movex
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.62%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.85%) Office 365
3 1 (0.62%) SaaS
3 1 (0.62%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.56%) LAN
1 9 (5.56%) WAN
2 8 (4.94%) Firewall
3 4 (2.47%) Unified Communications
3 4 (2.47%) MPLS
3 4 (2.47%) Ethernet
3 4 (2.47%) HTTP
3 4 (2.47%) VPN
3 4 (2.47%) ATM
3 4 (2.47%) Frame Relay
3 4 (2.47%) Wireless
4 3 (1.85%) SAN
4 3 (1.85%) 4G
5 2 (1.23%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.23%) BGP
5 2 (1.23%) OSPF
5 2 (1.23%) 3G
5 2 (1.23%) IPv6
5 2 (1.23%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (17.28%) SQL Server
2 25 (15.43%) Relational Database
3 9 (5.56%) Big Data
4 8 (4.94%) Oracle ODI
5 7 (4.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.09%) Data Mining
7 4 (2.47%) MySQL
7 4 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.85%) OLTP
8 3 (1.85%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.85%) Oracle Exadata
8 3 (1.85%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.23%) OLAP
9 2 (1.23%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.62%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (4.94%) Rational Rose
2 5 (3.09%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.09%) JDeveloper
3 4 (2.47%) Fiddler
3 4 (2.47%) ReSharper
4 2 (1.23%) MSI
4 2 (1.23%) Subversion
5 1 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.62%) Mercurial
General
1 54 (33.33%) Finance
2 22 (13.58%) Banking
3 19 (11.73%) Telecoms
4 12 (7.41%) Retail
5 8 (4.94%) Law
6 7 (4.32%) Marketing
6 7 (4.32%) Publishing
7 6 (3.70%) Front Office
8 5 (3.09%) Military
8 5 (3.09%) Aerospace
8 5 (3.09%) Legal
9 3 (1.85%) Back Office
10 2 (1.23%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.62%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.62%) Automotive
11 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (38.27%) .NET
2 20 (12.35%) ASP.NET
3 16 (9.88%) Middleware
4 11 (6.79%) HTML
4 11 (6.79%) J2EE
5 10 (6.17%) .NET Framework
6 9 (5.56%) Web Services
7 8 (4.94%) CSS
8 6 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
8 6 (3.70%) XSLT
9 5 (3.09%) JSR 170
9 5 (3.09%) REST
9 5 (3.09%) WebCenter
10 4 (2.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (2.47%) AngularJS
10 4 (2.47%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (2.47%) SOAP
11 3 (1.85%) MDX
11 3 (1.85%) WCF
11 3 (1.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.35%) Computer Science
2 8 (4.94%) Digital Media
3 6 (3.70%) Mathematics
4 5 (3.09%) PKI
4 5 (3.09%) Clustering
4 5 (3.09%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.47%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.47%) RMADS
5 4 (2.47%) CESG
6 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.23%) iPad
6 2 (1.23%) Open Source
6 2 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.23%) Equities
6 2 (1.23%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.23%) Derivative
7 1 (0.62%) Statistics
7 1 (0.62%) Replication
7 1 (0.62%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.88%) Windows
2 12 (7.41%) Solaris
2 12 (7.41%) Linux
3 8 (4.94%) UNIX
4 4 (2.47%) Windows 8
4 4 (2.47%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.47%) AIX
4 4 (2.47%) SUSE
5 2 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.23%) HPUX
5 2 (1.23%) Debian
6 1 (0.62%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (38.89%) SOA
2 44 (27.16%) TOGAF
3 34 (20.99%) ITIL
4 28 (17.28%) Technical Architecture
5 17 (10.49%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (9.88%) E-Commerce
7 15 (9.26%) UML
7 15 (9.26%) Enterprise Architecture
8 14 (8.64%) Analytics
9 13 (8.02%) Zachman Framework
10 12 (7.41%) Business Analysis
10 12 (7.41%) Use Case
11 11 (6.79%) Business Development
12 10 (6.17%) CRM
13 9 (5.56%) Content Management
13 9 (5.56%) Migration
13 9 (5.56%) ERP
13 9 (5.56%) Project Management
14 8 (4.94%) Information Architecture
14 8 (4.94%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 43 (26.54%) Java
2 25 (15.43%) SQL
3 17 (10.49%) C#
4 6 (3.70%) PHP
5 4 (2.47%) TypeScript
6 3 (1.85%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.23%) COBOL
8 1 (0.62%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.62%) C++
8 1 (0.62%) Perl
8 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (28.40%) Degree
2 14 (8.64%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.17%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.94%) DV Cleared
5 6 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.47%) MCSE
7 2 (1.23%) CCIE
7 2 (1.23%) CCNP
7 2 (1.23%) CCIP
7 2 (1.23%) CCNA
7 2 (1.23%) CCDA
7 2 (1.23%) CCDP
7 2 (1.23%) SAP Certification
7 2 (1.23%) CWNA
7 2 (1.23%) CEH
7 2 (1.23%) CITP
7 2 (1.23%) MBCS
8 1 (0.62%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (14.81%) COBIT
2 6 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.47%) JSP 440
3 4 (2.47%) QA
4 3 (1.85%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (8.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.85%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.23%) RHEV
3 2 (1.23%) XenApp
3 2 (1.23%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.23%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (3.09%) CA SiteMinder
1 5 (3.09%) OpenSSO
2 4 (2.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (2.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 48 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 40 (24.69%) Oracle
3 14 (8.64%) VMware
4 13 (8.02%) Cisco
5 11 (6.79%) IBM
5 11 (6.79%) Sitecore
6 9 (5.56%) JBoss
6 9 (5.56%) Adobe
7 7 (4.32%) ATG
7 7 (4.32%) Citrix
8 6 (3.70%) Red Hat
9 5 (3.09%) EPiServer
9 5 (3.09%) Endeca
9 5 (3.09%) BEA
9 5 (3.09%) hybris
10 4 (2.47%) Juniper
10 4 (2.47%) Reuters
10 4 (2.47%) Sun
10 4 (2.47%) HP
11 3 (1.85%) SAP
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