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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Solution Architect
Rank 803 819 801
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Solutions Architect 83 83 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.075% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.079% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 63 73 87
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £66,000 £52,500 £61,000
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -13.93%

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
106230 104914 110587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.72% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88114 86181 94870
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,500 £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 26 November 2014 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 26 November 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
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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 +5 80 £65,000 -2.62% 6
London +15 51 £62,500 -13.79% 3
City of London +44 21 £55,000 -26.66% 2
South East -9 19 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Surrey -7 10 £70,000 +33.33% 1
Staines +13 8 £70,000 -22.22%
East of England -30 8 £66,000 -5.71%
Berkshire - 7 £65,000 -
Hertfordshire - 5 £66,000 -
Surbiton - 5 £55,000 -
Slough - 3 £65,000 -
Essex - 3 £66,000 -
North West -13 2 £70,000 +64.70%
South Wales +11 1 £35,000 -30.00%
Wales +9 1 £35,000 -30.00%
Guildford -23 1 £60,000 +14.28%
High Wycombe - 1 £60,000 -
Macclesfield - 1 £70,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £35,000 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £60,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £70,000 -

Technical Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 65 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 62 (36.69%) Java
3 55 (32.54%) SOA
4 44 (26.04%) Oracle
5 41 (24.26%) Degree
6 39 (23.08%) Finance
7 37 (21.89%) SQL Server
7 37 (21.89%) .NET
7 37 (21.89%) Web Services
8 36 (21.30%) Windows
9 31 (18.34%) VMware
10 28 (16.57%) TOGAF
10 28 (16.57%) UML
11 27 (15.98%) MS Excel
11 27 (15.98%) VMware Infrastructure
12 25 (14.79%) C#
13 24 (14.20%) JavaScript
13 24 (14.20%) HTML
13 24 (14.20%) ITIL
13 24 (14.20%) LAN
13 24 (14.20%) Linux
13 24 (14.20%) WAN
13 24 (14.20%) Citrix
13 24 (14.20%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (13.61%) Retail
14 23 (13.61%) Cisco
15 22 (13.02%) Mentoring
16 21 (12.43%) N-Tier
17 20 (11.83%) Solaris
17 20 (11.83%) Project Management

Technical Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 12 (7.10%) IIS
1 12 (7.10%) Tomcat
2 9 (5.33%) Apache
3 8 (4.73%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (4.14%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.14%) Lync
5 6 (3.55%) MS Exchange
6 5 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (2.96%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.37%) Site Server
7 4 (2.37%) CMS
7 4 (2.37%) Drupal
7 4 (2.37%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.59%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 27 (15.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (2.37%) Optimost
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.51%) SaaS
2 9 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.37%) Office 365
4 3 (1.78%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.18%) IaaS
5 2 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (14.20%) LAN
1 24 (14.20%) WAN
2 16 (9.47%) SAN
3 10 (5.92%) Internet
4 6 (3.55%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.96%) VPN
6 3 (1.78%) 4G
7 2 (1.18%) HTTP
7 2 (1.18%) MPLS
8 1 (0.59%) OSPF
8 1 (0.59%) BGP
8 1 (0.59%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.59%) Firewall
8 1 (0.59%) Wireless
8 1 (0.59%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.59%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.59%) VLAN
8 1 (0.59%) NAS
8 1 (0.59%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.59%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (21.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.73%) MySQL
2 8 (4.73%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.14%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.55%) RDBMS
5 5 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.37%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.37%) Big Data
7 3 (1.78%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (1.78%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (1.78%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.78%) OLAP
8 2 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.59%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.59%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.59%) DB2
9 1 (0.59%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.37%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.78%) Mockito
4 1 (0.59%) YourKit
4 1 (0.59%) Subversion
4 1 (0.59%) Maven
4 1 (0.59%) Lombardi
4 1 (0.59%) JIRA
4 1 (0.59%) Selenium
4 1 (0.59%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.59%) Moq
4 1 (0.59%) Ant
4 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (23.08%) Finance
2 23 (13.61%) Retail
3 17 (10.06%) Banking
4 11 (6.51%) Law
5 8 (4.73%) Telecoms
6 7 (4.14%) Manufacturing
6 7 (4.14%) Back Office
7 5 (2.96%) Marketing
8 4 (2.37%) Billing
8 4 (2.37%) Electronics
9 3 (1.78%) Games
10 2 (1.18%) Legal
11 1 (0.59%) Publishing
11 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.59%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (21.89%) .NET
1 37 (21.89%) Web Services
2 24 (14.20%) HTML
3 18 (10.65%) Middleware
3 18 (10.65%) Spring
4 17 (10.06%) SOAP
5 15 (8.88%) CSS
5 15 (8.88%) Hibernate
6 13 (7.69%) ASP.NET
7 11 (6.51%) J2EE
7 11 (6.51%) Oracle Fusion
8 9 (5.33%) REST
8 9 (5.33%) XHTML
9 8 (4.73%) XML
9 8 (4.73%) Java EE
10 7 (4.14%) WCF
10 7 (4.14%) XSLT
11 6 (3.55%) jQuery
11 6 (3.55%) RESTful
12 4 (2.37%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.43%) N-Tier
2 14 (8.28%) Management Information System
3 13 (7.69%) Data Integration
4 11 (6.51%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (5.92%) RMADS
5 10 (5.92%) CESG
6 9 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (4.73%) Computer Science
7 8 (4.73%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (3.55%) Mathematics
8 6 (3.55%) Mainframe
8 6 (3.55%) Open Source
9 4 (2.37%) NHS
9 4 (2.37%) DTV
10 3 (1.78%) Blog
10 3 (1.78%) FMCG
11 2 (1.18%) IBM Mainframe
11 2 (1.18%) SWIFT
11 2 (1.18%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.59%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 36 (21.30%) Windows
2 24 (14.20%) Linux
3 20 (11.83%) Solaris
4 13 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (7.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (6.51%) UNIX
7 10 (5.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (5.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (5.33%) AIX
9 3 (1.78%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.18%) SUSE
10 2 (1.18%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.59%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (32.54%) SOA
2 28 (16.57%) UML
2 28 (16.57%) TOGAF
3 24 (14.20%) ITIL
3 24 (14.20%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (13.02%) Mentoring
5 20 (11.83%) Project Management
6 19 (11.24%) Zachman Framework
7 18 (10.65%) E-Commerce
8 14 (8.28%) Service Management
9 13 (7.69%) TDD
10 12 (7.10%) Migration
10 12 (7.10%) OO
11 11 (6.51%) Scrum
11 11 (6.51%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (6.51%) Security Architecture
12 10 (5.92%) BDD
12 10 (5.92%) Project Planning
12 10 (5.92%) Risk Analysis
12 10 (5.92%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (36.69%) Java
2 25 (14.79%) C#
3 24 (14.20%) JavaScript
4 12 (7.10%) SQL
5 8 (4.73%) PHP
6 6 (3.55%) Python
7 5 (2.96%) Ruby
7 5 (2.96%) C
8 3 (1.78%) COBOL
8 3 (1.78%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.59%) C++
9 1 (0.59%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 41 (24.26%) Degree
2 10 (5.92%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.37%) CCNA
4 4 (2.37%) MCSD
4 4 (2.37%) MCSE
5 3 (1.78%) HNC
5 3 (1.78%) HND
5 3 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.59%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.59%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (5.92%) JSP 440
2 4 (2.37%) QA
3 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 27 (15.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.73%) XenApp
2 8 (4.73%) XenDesktop
3 7 (4.14%) Hyper-V
3 7 (4.14%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.18%) vSphere
5 1 (0.59%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.59%) UAG
5 1 (0.59%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.59%) MOM
1 1 (0.59%) SCCM
1 1 (0.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 65 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 44 (26.04%) Oracle
3 31 (18.34%) VMware
4 24 (14.20%) Citrix
5 23 (13.61%) Cisco
6 15 (8.88%) IBM
7 14 (8.28%) HP
8 12 (7.10%) Sun
8 12 (7.10%) Red Hat
9 8 (4.73%) NetApp
9 8 (4.73%) Brocade
9 8 (4.73%) 3PAR
10 5 (2.96%) SAP
11 4 (2.37%) Unisys
11 4 (2.37%) Omniture
12 3 (1.78%) Google
12 3 (1.78%) Ab Initio
12 3 (1.78%) Juniper
12 3 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.78%) webMethods
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Surrey
People Source
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + (Potentially higher)
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
DP Connect
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: From £37,000 to £48,500 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago