Period
to 20 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

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

Solution Architect
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 148 167
Rank change year-on-year +35 +19 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 161 107 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.58% 1.76% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 1.84% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 123 100 123
Berkshire median annual salary £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £54,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £97,500 £85,000
South East median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +3.70% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 5,967 5,818 8,321
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.53% 95.50% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4,836 4,682 6,556
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £73,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Solutions Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Berkshire

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Solutions Architect in Berkshire

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Solutions Architect in Berkshire

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 20 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +9 48 £82,500 +10.00% 7
Bracknell +22 46 £77,500 +3.33%
Slough +17 29 £75,000 - 2
Newbury +8 8 £70,000 +3.70% 2
Maidenhead -32 7 £72,500 +7.41% 1
Wokingham - 3 - - 2
Solutions Architect
South East

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, Solutions Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 78 (48.45%) Presales
2 63 (39.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (31.68%) Microsoft
4 46 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
5 40 (24.84%) Network Security
6 36 (22.36%) Web Services
7 35 (21.74%) Enterprise Architecture
8 33 (20.50%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (19.88%) Java
9 32 (19.88%) .NET
10 31 (19.25%) SAP
10 31 (19.25%) Active Directory
11 28 (17.39%) Cisco
11 28 (17.39%) Migration
11 28 (17.39%) TOGAF
12 27 (16.77%) Microsoft Certification
12 27 (16.77%) MCSE
12 27 (16.77%) Data Centre
13 26 (16.15%) Azure Active Directory
13 26 (16.15%) MCSA
13 26 (16.15%) IBM
14 25 (15.53%) SQL
14 25 (15.53%) Telecoms
15 24 (14.91%) Office 365
15 24 (14.91%) Relational Database
15 24 (14.91%) RDBMS
16 23 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
16 23 (14.29%) Amazon S3
16 23 (14.29%) Amazon Redshift
16 23 (14.29%) Amazon Kinesis

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (6.83%) WebSphere
2 7 (4.35%) IIS
3 5 (3.11%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.86%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.86%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.24%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.62%) CMS
6 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.62%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.62%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (11.80%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.48%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.62%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (6.21%) SAP HCM
1 10 (6.21%) SAP HR
2 6 (3.73%) Maximo
3 1 (0.62%) SAP GTS
3 1 (0.62%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.62%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 63 (39.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (16.15%) Azure Active Directory
4 24 (14.91%) Office 365
5 23 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
5 23 (14.29%) Amazon EMR
5 23 (14.29%) Amazon Kinesis
5 23 (14.29%) Amazon S3
5 23 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
5 23 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
5 23 (14.29%) Serverless
6 11 (6.83%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (6.21%) PaaS
7 10 (6.21%) SuccessFactors
8 8 (4.97%) SaaS
9 6 (3.73%) IaaS
10 4 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (2.48%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.62%) GitHub
11 1 (0.62%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 40 (24.84%) Network Security
2 15 (9.32%) Wireless
3 14 (8.70%) WAN
4 9 (5.59%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (5.59%) Ethernet
4 9 (5.59%) MPLS
4 9 (5.59%) VPN
5 8 (4.97%) BGP
5 8 (4.97%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (4.97%) DNS
5 8 (4.97%) OSPF
5 8 (4.97%) VLAN
6 7 (4.35%) Cisco Firepower
6 7 (4.35%) DHCP
6 7 (4.35%) FWSM
6 7 (4.35%) LAN
6 7 (4.35%) SNMP
6 7 (4.35%) SSL
6 7 (4.35%) TCP/IP
6 7 (4.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.91%) RDBMS
1 24 (14.91%) Relational Database
2 23 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
2 23 (14.29%) Amazon Redshift
2 23 (14.29%) Cosmos DB
3 19 (11.80%) Big Data
4 12 (7.45%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.11%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.86%) Data Lake
6 3 (1.86%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.86%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.24%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.62%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.62%) Endeca
8 1 (0.62%) Flink
8 1 (0.62%) OLAP
8 1 (0.62%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (0.62%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.62%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Artifactory
1 1 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (0.62%) GitLab
1 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (0.62%) TeamCity
1 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 25 (15.53%) Telecoms
2 15 (9.32%) Finance
3 12 (7.45%) Retail
4 11 (6.83%) Banking
5 10 (6.21%) German Language
5 10 (6.21%) Italian Language
6 7 (4.35%) Manufacturing
7 6 (3.73%) French Language
8 5 (3.11%) Automotive
8 5 (3.11%) Portuguese Language
8 5 (3.11%) Spanish Language
9 3 (1.86%) Publishing
10 2 (1.24%) Legal
10 2 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.62%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.62%) Billing
11 1 (0.62%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (22.36%) Web Services
2 32 (19.88%) .NET
3 17 (10.56%) ASP.NET
4 15 (9.32%) ASP.NET Web API
5 14 (8.70%) Middleware
6 12 (7.45%) SOAP
7 11 (6.83%) REST
8 3 (1.86%) HTML
8 3 (1.86%) J2EE
8 3 (1.86%) JSON
9 2 (1.24%) AppFabric
9 2 (1.24%) CSS
9 2 (1.24%) HTML5
9 2 (1.24%) RESTful
9 2 (1.24%) SAP PI
9 2 (1.24%) Visualforce
10 1 (0.62%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.62%) CSS3
10 1 (0.62%) D3.js
10 1 (0.62%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.77%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.83%) Mainframe
3 8 (4.97%) EMC VMAX
4 7 (4.35%) Cyberthreat
4 7 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 6 (3.73%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.73%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (3.73%) Robotics
6 4 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.48%) FlexPod
6 4 (2.48%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (2.48%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.86%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.86%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.24%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.62%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.62%) Tandem
9 1 (0.62%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.59%) Windows
2 3 (1.86%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.24%) Linux
4 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (48.45%) Presales
2 35 (21.74%) Enterprise Architecture
3 33 (20.50%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (17.39%) Migration
4 28 (17.39%) TOGAF
5 23 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
5 23 (14.29%) Vendor Relationship Management
6 22 (13.66%) Project Management
7 19 (11.80%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (11.80%) ITIL
8 18 (11.18%) ERP
8 18 (11.18%) Network Design
9 17 (10.56%) Scrum
9 17 (10.56%) Zachman Framework
10 15 (9.32%) IT Strategy
10 15 (9.32%) SIEM
11 14 (8.70%) Data Management
12 13 (8.07%) Analytics
12 13 (8.07%) Artificial Intelligence
12 13 (8.07%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 32 (19.88%) Java
2 25 (15.53%) SQL
3 19 (11.80%) Python
4 16 (9.94%) PL/SQL
4 16 (9.94%) Scala
5 15 (9.32%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.11%) C#
7 4 (2.48%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.86%) C
8 3 (1.86%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.24%) Apex Code
9 2 (1.24%) VB
10 1 (0.62%) R
Qualifications
1 27 (16.77%) MCSE
1 27 (16.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (16.15%) MCSA
3 22 (13.66%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (9.94%) Security Cleared
5 15 (9.32%) CCIE
6 13 (8.07%) CCDP
6 13 (8.07%) CCNP
6 13 (8.07%) Degree
7 8 (4.97%) EMC Certification
8 7 (4.35%) CCIE Service Provider
8 7 (4.35%) CCNA
8 7 (4.35%) CCSE
8 7 (4.35%) CISSP
8 7 (4.35%) IISP
8 7 (4.35%) ISSAP
8 7 (4.35%) JNCIP
8 7 (4.35%) VCAP
8 7 (4.35%) VCDX
8 7 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.73%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (3.11%) GDPR
2 5 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.86%) QA
4 2 (1.24%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.62%) COBIT
5 1 (0.62%) Data Quality
System Software
1 31 (19.25%) Active Directory
2 13 (8.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.73%) VMware NSX
4 5 (3.11%) Docker
5 2 (1.24%) Ceph
6 1 (0.62%) vCloud
6 1 (0.62%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (5.59%) QRadar
2 6 (3.73%) CASB
2 6 (3.73%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (1.86%) Ansible
4 2 (1.24%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.62%) Kibana
5 1 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 51 (31.68%) Microsoft
2 31 (19.25%) SAP
3 28 (17.39%) Cisco
4 26 (16.15%) IBM
5 21 (13.04%) VMware
6 19 (11.80%) F5
7 18 (11.18%) Splunk
8 17 (10.56%) Salesforce.com
9 14 (8.70%) Oracle
10 13 (8.07%) CheckPoint
10 13 (8.07%) Fortinet
11 12 (7.45%) EMC
11 12 (7.45%) Palo Alto
12 11 (6.83%) Google
12 11 (6.83%) Juniper
12 11 (6.83%) NetApp
13 10 (6.21%) Dell
14 8 (4.97%) Ab Initio
14 8 (4.97%) Teradata
15 7 (4.35%) LogRhythm