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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Solution Architect
Rank 813 816 787
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Solutions Architect 79 80 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.071% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.076% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 77 62 80
Average salary £70,000 £65,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £81,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%

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
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 March 2015 within the UK.

Technical Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Solutions Architect
Top 30 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 27 March 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 +10 78 £70,000 +7.69% 6
London +40 45 £80,000 +14.28% 3
Yorkshire +9 8 £65,000 +23.80%
West Yorkshire +5 8 £65,000 +23.80%
Leeds +14 7 £65,000 +23.80%
East of England +13 7 £70,000 +12.44%
Hertfordshire +6 7 £70,000 -
North West - 7 £80,000 -
City of London +8 6 £78,750 +12.50% 2
South East -12 5 £70,000 +7.69% 1
Manchester - 5 £70,000 -
West Midlands -30 4 £45,000 -55.00% 1
Berkshire +2 3 £70,000 +7.69%
Surrey +3 2 £65,000 -18.75%
Warwickshire - 2 £50,000 -
Merseyside - 2 £82,500 -
Surbiton - 2 £55,000 -
Warwick - 2 £50,000 -
Liverpool - 2 £82,500 -
Leatherhead - 2 £65,000 -
Bracknell - 2 £70,750 -
Reading -2 1 £70,000 +7.69%
Birmingham -12 1 £45,000 -55.00%
Cardiff - 1 £35,000 -
Coventry - 1 £45,000 -
Dudley - 1 £45,000 -
Salford - 1 £70,000 -
Worcester - 1 £45,000 -
Walsall - 1 £45,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £45,000 -

Technical Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 67 (43.23%) Java
2 62 (40.00%) Oracle
3 42 (27.10%) VMware
4 39 (25.16%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (25.16%) Windows
5 36 (23.23%) Microsoft
6 35 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
7 34 (21.94%) J2EE
8 32 (20.65%) .NET
8 32 (20.65%) Linux
9 29 (18.71%) WAN
10 27 (17.42%) LAN
10 27 (17.42%) Cisco
10 27 (17.42%) Citrix
10 27 (17.42%) Finance
11 26 (16.77%) Degree
11 26 (16.77%) TOGAF
12 24 (15.48%) SAN
12 24 (15.48%) SQL Server
12 24 (15.48%) C#
13 23 (14.84%) Mentoring
14 21 (13.55%) HTML
14 21 (13.55%) JavaScript
14 21 (13.55%) XML
15 19 (12.26%) CSS
15 19 (12.26%) Stakeholder Management
16 18 (11.61%) Retail
16 18 (11.61%) NetApp
16 18 (11.61%) Project Management
17 17 (10.97%) Middleware

Technical Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 15 (9.68%) Apache
2 14 (9.03%) Tomcat
3 10 (6.45%) IIS
3 10 (6.45%) MS Exchange
4 9 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (5.16%) nginx
5 8 (5.16%) WebSphere
6 7 (4.52%) Oracle Coherence
6 7 (4.52%) Lync
6 7 (4.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 6 (3.87%) CMS
7 6 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (3.23%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.65%) JBoss
10 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (7.10%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (4.52%) RMDS
2 5 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.29%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.81%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (4.52%) SaaS
3 3 (1.94%) Office 365
3 3 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.65%) IaaS
4 1 (0.65%) PaaS
4 1 (0.65%) Heroku
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (18.71%) WAN
2 27 (17.42%) LAN
3 24 (15.48%) SAN
4 10 (6.45%) HTTP
5 8 (5.16%) NAS
6 7 (4.52%) FCoE
6 7 (4.52%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (4.52%) Multicast
6 7 (4.52%) iSCSI
7 6 (3.87%) Internet
8 3 (1.94%) Network Security
9 2 (1.29%) Intranet
9 2 (1.29%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.29%) DNS
10 1 (0.65%) MPLS
10 1 (0.65%) Firewall
10 1 (0.65%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.48%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.10%) MySQL
3 8 (5.16%) Data Mining
3 8 (5.16%) OLAP
3 8 (5.16%) Oracle Exadata
3 8 (5.16%) Oracle OLAP
3 8 (5.16%) Hadoop
3 8 (5.16%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.52%) HBase
4 7 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.29%) Big Data
6 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.65%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (3.23%) ClearCase
1 5 (3.23%) Bugzilla
1 5 (3.23%) Subversion
1 5 (3.23%) JIRA
2 3 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.94%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.65%) Maven
3 1 (0.65%) YourKit
General
1 27 (17.42%) Finance
2 18 (11.61%) Retail
3 10 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.81%) Manufacturing
4 9 (5.81%) Banking
5 7 (4.52%) Billing
6 6 (3.87%) Games
6 6 (3.87%) Electronics
7 5 (3.23%) Marketing
8 4 (2.58%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.94%) Publishing
10 2 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (1.29%) Back Office
10 2 (1.29%) Advertising
11 1 (0.65%) Automotive
11 1 (0.65%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (21.94%) J2EE
2 32 (20.65%) .NET
3 21 (13.55%) HTML
3 21 (13.55%) XML
4 19 (12.26%) CSS
5 17 (10.97%) Middleware
6 10 (6.45%) LAMP
6 10 (6.45%) XSLT
6 10 (6.45%) Web Services
7 7 (4.52%) Spring
7 7 (4.52%) Rendezvous
7 7 (4.52%) Hibernate
7 7 (4.52%) ASP.NET
8 6 (3.87%) SOAP
8 6 (3.87%) XHTML
8 6 (3.87%) RESTful
8 6 (3.87%) Java EE
9 5 (3.23%) Ajax
9 5 (3.23%) JavaBeans
9 5 (3.23%) Taglibs
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.10%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.81%) Clustering
3 9 (5.81%) Data Integration
3 9 (5.81%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (5.16%) Oracle Exalogic
5 6 (3.87%) N-Tier
6 5 (3.23%) DTV
7 4 (2.58%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.94%) FMCG
8 3 (1.94%) FlexPod
8 3 (1.94%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.29%) Kindle
9 2 (1.29%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.65%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.65%) Online Gambling
10 1 (0.65%) PACS
10 1 (0.65%) Spread Betting
10 1 (0.65%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 39 (25.16%) Windows
2 32 (20.65%) Linux
3 16 (10.32%) Solaris
4 13 (8.39%) UNIX
5 9 (5.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (3.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.58%) AIX
9 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (25.16%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (16.77%) TOGAF
3 23 (14.84%) Mentoring
4 19 (12.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (11.61%) Project Management
6 17 (10.97%) SOA
6 17 (10.97%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (10.32%) Migration
7 16 (10.32%) Enterprise Architecture
8 15 (9.68%) Zachman Framework
9 14 (9.03%) Technical Architecture
9 14 (9.03%) Scrum
9 14 (9.03%) E-Commerce
9 14 (9.03%) Performance Tuning
10 13 (8.39%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (7.74%) OO
12 11 (7.10%) ITIL
12 11 (7.10%) Business Development
12 11 (7.10%) Project Planning
12 11 (7.10%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 67 (43.23%) Java
2 24 (15.48%) C#
3 21 (13.55%) JavaScript
4 11 (7.10%) PHP
4 11 (7.10%) C
5 8 (5.16%) C++
5 8 (5.16%) SQL
6 6 (3.87%) Ruby
7 3 (1.94%) Apex Code
8 2 (1.29%) Python
9 1 (0.65%) X++
9 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.65%) Scala
Qualifications
1 26 (16.77%) Degree
2 3 (1.94%) NCDA
2 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (1.94%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.16%) QA
2 2 (1.29%) HL7
2 2 (1.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 35 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (9.03%) Hyper-V
3 10 (6.45%) Active Directory
4 9 (5.81%) NFS
5 8 (5.16%) Squid
6 7 (4.52%) Xen
6 7 (4.52%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (4.52%) SRDF
6 7 (4.52%) KVM
7 4 (2.58%) vSphere
7 4 (2.58%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.58%) XenApp
8 1 (0.65%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (8.39%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (5.16%) Puppet
3 5 (3.23%) yum
Vendors
1 62 (40.00%) Oracle
2 42 (27.10%) VMware
3 36 (23.23%) Microsoft
4 27 (17.42%) Cisco
4 27 (17.42%) Citrix
5 18 (11.61%) NetApp
6 15 (9.68%) IBM
7 12 (7.74%) TIBCO
8 11 (7.10%) HP
9 10 (6.45%) SAP
9 10 (6.45%) EMC
10 9 (5.81%) Intel
10 9 (5.81%) Brocade
11 7 (4.52%) DataSynapse
11 7 (4.52%) 29West
11 7 (4.52%) Sybase
12 5 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (3.23%) Red Hat
12 5 (3.23%) Perforce
13 3 (1.94%) Ab Initio
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