The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bedford during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 35 34 46
Rank change year-on-year -1 +12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 0.74% 1.66% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 1.79% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Median salary £55,000 £65,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% -  
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 131 168 274
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 97.04% 92.82% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 108 148 204
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford that featured Solutions Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Bedford

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Salary trend for Solutions Architect in Bedford

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 across the Bedford region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) VMware
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
1 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 4 (66.67%) Presales
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) iSeries
4 2 (33.33%) High Availability
4 2 (33.33%) Data Management
4 2 (33.33%) Private Cloud
4 2 (33.33%) Public Cloud
4 2 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (33.33%) Service Design
4 2 (33.33%) Data Encryption
4 2 (33.33%) Intel
5 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) VCP6
5 1 (16.67%) CCMSE
5 1 (16.67%) CCSM
5 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) CCIE
5 1 (16.67%) CCNP
5 1 (16.67%) CCDP
5 1 (16.67%) TOGAF

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) iSeries
2 2 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (33.33%) Private Cloud
2 2 (33.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Presales
2 2 (33.33%) Data Encryption
2 2 (33.33%) Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) Service Design
3 1 (16.67%) Information Management
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCDP
1 1 (16.67%) CCIE
1 1 (16.67%) CCMSE
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) CCSE
1 1 (16.67%) CCSM
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) VCAP
1 1 (16.67%) VCDX
1 1 (16.67%) VCP5
1 1 (16.67%) VCP6
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Intel
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
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