The table below looks at the statistics 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 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Solution Architect
Rank 827 840 790
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Solutions Architect 63 93 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.077% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.082% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 62 70 78
Average salary £77,500 £70,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £82,400 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%

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
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 2015 within the UK.

Technical Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Solutions Architect
Top 22 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 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -16 62 £77,500 +10.71% 8
London +28 41 £85,000 +21.42% 6
City of London +34 8 £78,750 +19.77% 2
South East 0 6 £70,000 -8.19%
East of England +22 4 £70,000 +40.00%
Hertfordshire -2 4 £70,000 -
West Midlands -29 4 £55,000 -45.00% 1
North West - 4 £75,000 -
Manchester - 4 £75,000 -
Berkshire -4 3 £70,000 -9.67%
Surrey +3 2 £65,000 -18.75%
West Yorkshire - 2 £65,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £65,000 -
Bracknell - 2 £70,750 -
Leatherhead - 2 £65,000 -
Leeds - 2 £65,000 -
Reading -6 1 £70,000 -9.67%
Warwick - 1 £50,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £45,000 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £80,000 -
Scotland - 1 £45,000 - 1

Technical Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 57 (41.01%) Java
2 56 (40.29%) Oracle
3 39 (28.06%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (26.62%) Windows
5 35 (25.18%) VMware
6 33 (23.74%) .NET
7 31 (22.30%) J2EE
8 30 (21.58%) Linux
8 30 (21.58%) Microsoft
9 29 (20.86%) VMware Infrastructure
10 28 (20.14%) WAN
11 27 (19.42%) Finance
12 26 (18.71%) SAN
12 26 (18.71%) LAN
13 25 (17.99%) Cisco
13 25 (17.99%) XML
14 24 (17.27%) JavaScript
14 24 (17.27%) HTML
15 23 (16.55%) C#
16 22 (15.83%) Citrix
17 21 (15.11%) NetApp
17 21 (15.11%) SQL Server
17 21 (15.11%) Apache
18 20 (14.39%) TOGAF
19 18 (12.95%) Stakeholder Management
19 18 (12.95%) Middleware
19 18 (12.95%) Performance Tuning
20 17 (12.23%) TIBCO
20 17 (12.23%) Tomcat
20 17 (12.23%) CSS

Technical Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 21 (15.11%) Apache
2 17 (12.23%) Tomcat
3 13 (9.35%) WebSphere
4 12 (8.63%) Oracle Coherence
4 12 (8.63%) IIS
4 12 (8.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 10 (7.19%) MS Exchange
6 9 (6.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (5.76%) nginx
8 6 (4.32%) Lync
8 6 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (4.32%) CMS
9 4 (2.88%) SharePoint
10 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (1.44%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.72%) JBoss
12 1 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (6.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (8.63%) RMDS
2 4 (2.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.44%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.76%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.16%) SaaS
3 2 (1.44%) Office 365
4 1 (0.72%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 28 (20.14%) WAN
2 26 (18.71%) SAN
2 26 (18.71%) LAN
3 14 (10.07%) HTTP
4 12 (8.63%) NAS
4 12 (8.63%) FCoE
4 12 (8.63%) Fibre Channel
4 12 (8.63%) Multicast
5 11 (7.91%) iSCSI
6 4 (2.88%) Internet
7 3 (2.16%) Network Security
8 2 (1.44%) Intranet
8 2 (1.44%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.44%) DNS
9 1 (0.72%) MPLS
9 1 (0.72%) Firewall
9 1 (0.72%) WEP
9 1 (0.72%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.11%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.63%) Hadoop
2 12 (8.63%) HBase
3 11 (7.91%) MySQL
4 9 (6.47%) Oracle OLAP
4 9 (6.47%) OLAP
5 8 (5.76%) Data Mining
5 8 (5.76%) Oracle Exadata
6 7 (5.04%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.88%) Big Data
7 4 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.44%) DB2
8 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.72%) OLTP
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.60%) Bugzilla
1 5 (3.60%) Subversion
1 5 (3.60%) JIRA
1 5 (3.60%) ClearCase
2 2 (1.44%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (19.42%) Finance
2 12 (8.63%) Retail
3 9 (6.47%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.04%) Manufacturing
4 7 (5.04%) Billing
4 7 (5.04%) Marketing
5 6 (4.32%) Games
6 5 (3.60%) Banking
6 5 (3.60%) Electronics
7 4 (2.88%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.88%) Publishing
8 2 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.44%) Back Office
8 2 (1.44%) Advertising
9 1 (0.72%) Automotive
9 1 (0.72%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (23.74%) .NET
2 31 (22.30%) J2EE
3 25 (17.99%) XML
4 24 (17.27%) HTML
5 18 (12.95%) Middleware
6 17 (12.23%) CSS
7 16 (11.51%) XSLT
8 12 (8.63%) Ultra Messaging
8 12 (8.63%) Rendezvous
9 10 (7.19%) LAMP
10 9 (6.47%) ASP.NET
11 5 (3.60%) EJB
11 5 (3.60%) JSP
11 5 (3.60%) Servlets
11 5 (3.60%) Web Services
11 5 (3.60%) J2ME
11 5 (3.60%) JavaBeans
11 5 (3.60%) Taglibs
11 5 (3.60%) Ext JS
11 5 (3.60%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.47%) Management Information System
2 9 (6.47%) Clustering
3 8 (5.76%) Oracle Exalogic
4 5 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.88%) DTV
5 4 (2.88%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.16%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.16%) Kindle
6 3 (2.16%) FlexPod
7 2 (1.44%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.44%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.44%) FMCG
8 1 (0.72%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.72%) Online Gambling
8 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.72%) NHS
8 1 (0.72%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 37 (26.62%) Windows
2 30 (21.58%) Linux
3 16 (11.51%) Solaris
4 10 (7.19%) UNIX
5 6 (4.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.72%) AIX
8 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (28.06%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (14.39%) TOGAF
3 18 (12.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (12.95%) Performance Tuning
4 16 (11.51%) Mentoring
4 16 (11.51%) Enterprise Architecture
5 15 (10.79%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (10.07%) CRM
6 14 (10.07%) Technical Architecture
7 13 (9.35%) Migration
7 13 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (8.63%) Benchmarking
8 12 (8.63%) OO
8 12 (8.63%) Scrum
8 12 (8.63%) Business Development
9 11 (7.91%) Zachman Framework
9 11 (7.91%) Service Delivery
10 10 (7.19%) Project Management
10 10 (7.19%) Data Modelling
10 10 (7.19%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 57 (41.01%) Java
2 24 (17.27%) JavaScript
3 23 (16.55%) C#
4 12 (8.63%) SQL
5 11 (7.91%) PHP
6 9 (6.47%) C++
7 8 (5.76%) C
8 5 (3.60%) Ruby
9 3 (2.16%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.44%) Python
11 1 (0.72%) X++
Qualifications
1 16 (11.51%) Degree
2 3 (2.16%) NCDA
2 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (2.16%) MCTS
3 2 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.04%) QA
2 3 (2.16%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.44%) HL7
System Software
1 29 (20.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (12.23%) Hyper-V
3 14 (10.07%) NFS
4 12 (8.63%) Oracle RAC
4 12 (8.63%) SRDF
5 11 (7.91%) KVM
5 11 (7.91%) Xen
6 10 (7.19%) Active Directory
7 8 (5.76%) Squid
8 3 (2.16%) vSphere
9 1 (0.72%) XenApp
9 1 (0.72%) XenServer
9 1 (0.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (9.35%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (5.76%) Puppet
3 5 (3.60%) yum
Vendors
1 56 (40.29%) Oracle
2 35 (25.18%) VMware
3 30 (21.58%) Microsoft
4 25 (17.99%) Cisco
5 22 (15.83%) Citrix
6 21 (15.11%) NetApp
7 17 (12.23%) TIBCO
8 16 (11.51%) IBM
8 16 (11.51%) EMC
9 14 (10.07%) Intel
10 12 (8.63%) Sybase
10 12 (8.63%) DataSynapse
11 8 (5.76%) SAP
12 7 (5.04%) HP
13 5 (3.60%) Perforce
14 4 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (2.88%) Brocade
15 3 (2.16%) Veeam
15 3 (2.16%) Symantec
16 2 (1.44%) Charles River
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