Period
to 24 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 24 January 2019.

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
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 121 149 108
Rank change year-on-year +28 -41 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 139 117 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.44% 1.78% 2.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.57% 1.86% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 113 101 170
Berkshire median annual salary £77,500 £75,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +11.11% -3.57%
10th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £100,000 £85,000
South East median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +7.41% -3.57%

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 5,410 6,278 7,515
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.86% 95.37% 95.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4,366 5,122 5,849
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £27,450
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £75,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 24 January 2019.

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 24 January 2019. 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 +23 49 £77,500 +6.90% 13
Bracknell +10 49 £77,500 +21.57% 4
Newbury +9 10 £78,250 +15.93% 3
Slough -13 6 £62,500 -21.88% 8
Wokingham - 6 £110,000 - 2
Maidenhead -27 3 £65,000 -10.34% 2
Solutions Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, 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 (56.12%) Presales
2 68 (48.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 59 (42.45%) Amazon AWS
4 55 (39.57%) Microsoft
5 43 (30.94%) Thought Leadership
6 40 (28.78%) SQL
7 39 (28.06%) Network Security
8 36 (25.90%) Active Directory
9 35 (25.18%) Project Management
9 35 (25.18%) Java
10 34 (24.46%) Office 365
10 34 (24.46%) Relational Database
10 34 (24.46%) Azure Active Directory
10 34 (24.46%) Enterprise Architecture
10 34 (24.46%) Web Services
11 33 (23.74%) MCSE
11 33 (23.74%) RDBMS
11 33 (23.74%) Microsoft Certification
12 32 (23.02%) Microsoft Office
13 31 (22.30%) Identity Access Management
13 31 (22.30%) Big Data
13 31 (22.30%) Vendor Relationship Management
14 30 (21.58%) Serverless
14 30 (21.58%) Amazon Redshift
14 30 (21.58%) Amazon EMR
14 30 (21.58%) Amazon RDS
14 30 (21.58%) AWS Lambda
14 30 (21.58%) Cosmos DB
14 30 (21.58%) Amazon Kinesis
14 30 (21.58%) MCSA

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 4 (2.88%) IIS
2 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (2.16%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (2.16%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.16%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.16%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.44%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.44%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 32 (23.02%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.32%) Maximo
1 6 (4.32%) SAP HR
2 5 (3.60%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.72%) SAP GTS
3 1 (0.72%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.72%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 68 (48.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (42.45%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (24.46%) Azure Active Directory
3 34 (24.46%) Office 365
4 30 (21.58%) Amazon EC2
4 30 (21.58%) Amazon EMR
4 30 (21.58%) Amazon Kinesis
4 30 (21.58%) Amazon S3
4 30 (21.58%) Amazon SQS
4 30 (21.58%) AWS Lambda
4 30 (21.58%) Serverless
5 10 (7.19%) SaaS
6 9 (6.47%) PaaS
7 6 (4.32%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (4.32%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (4.32%) SuccessFactors
8 5 (3.60%) IaaS
9 3 (2.16%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.72%) GitHub
10 1 (0.72%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 39 (28.06%) Network Security
2 7 (5.04%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (5.04%) WAN
3 6 (4.32%) LAN
3 6 (4.32%) OSPF
3 6 (4.32%) VLAN
4 5 (3.60%) BGP
4 5 (3.60%) Cisco Firepower
4 5 (3.60%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (3.60%) DNS
4 5 (3.60%) MPLS
4 5 (3.60%) VPN
5 4 (2.88%) DHCP
5 4 (2.88%) Ethernet
5 4 (2.88%) Firewall
5 4 (2.88%) FWSM
5 4 (2.88%) SNMP
5 4 (2.88%) SSL
5 4 (2.88%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (24.46%) Relational Database
2 33 (23.74%) RDBMS
3 31 (22.30%) Big Data
4 30 (21.58%) Amazon RDS
4 30 (21.58%) Amazon Redshift
4 30 (21.58%) Cosmos DB
5 10 (7.19%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (5.04%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.88%) SQL Server
8 3 (2.16%) MySQL
8 3 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.44%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Artifactory
1 1 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (0.72%) GitLab
1 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (0.72%) Rational Rose
1 1 (0.72%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (9.35%) Finance
2 12 (8.63%) Retail
2 12 (8.63%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.60%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.88%) Legal
5 3 (2.16%) Banking
5 3 (2.16%) Publishing
6 1 (0.72%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.72%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (24.46%) Web Services
2 29 (20.86%) .NET
3 25 (17.99%) ASP.NET
3 25 (17.99%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (3.60%) J2EE
5 4 (2.88%) CSS
5 4 (2.88%) HTML
5 4 (2.88%) HTML5
6 3 (2.16%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.16%) CSS3
6 3 (2.16%) Dojo
6 3 (2.16%) JMS
6 3 (2.16%) jQuery
6 3 (2.16%) Node.js
6 3 (2.16%) React
6 3 (2.16%) RESTful
6 3 (2.16%) SOAP
6 3 (2.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (2.16%) Vue.js
7 2 (1.44%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.91%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.60%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (3.60%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (2.88%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (2.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.88%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.88%) Public Cloud
3 4 (2.88%) Robotics
4 3 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.16%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.16%) Reference Data
4 3 (2.16%) Tandem
4 3 (2.16%) User Experience
5 2 (1.44%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.44%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.72%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.63%) Windows
2 3 (2.16%) Windows 10
2 3 (2.16%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.44%) Linux
4 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (56.12%) Presales
2 43 (30.94%) Thought Leadership
3 35 (25.18%) Project Management
4 34 (24.46%) Enterprise Architecture
5 31 (22.30%) Identity Access Management
5 31 (22.30%) Vendor Relationship Management
6 28 (20.14%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (17.27%) Analytics
7 24 (17.27%) TOGAF
8 23 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (14.39%) Artificial Intelligence
9 20 (14.39%) Customer-Centricity
10 18 (12.95%) Data Protection
11 16 (11.51%) Technical Leadership
12 14 (10.07%) Customer Requirements
12 14 (10.07%) Data Management
12 14 (10.07%) Data Virtualisation
12 14 (10.07%) DevOps
12 14 (10.07%) ERP
12 14 (10.07%) Value Proposition
Programming Languages
1 40 (28.78%) SQL
2 35 (25.18%) Java
3 28 (20.14%) Python
4 25 (17.99%) PL/SQL
4 25 (17.99%) Scala
4 25 (17.99%) Shell Script
5 5 (3.60%) C#
6 4 (2.88%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.44%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 33 (23.74%) MCSE
1 33 (23.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (21.58%) MCSA
3 26 (18.71%) Security Cleared
4 10 (7.19%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (7.19%) Degree
5 9 (6.47%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (5.76%) TOGAF Certification
7 7 (5.04%) CCNP
8 6 (4.32%) CCDP
9 5 (3.60%) CCIE
10 4 (2.88%) CCSE
10 4 (2.88%) CISSP
10 4 (2.88%) IISP
10 4 (2.88%) ISSAP
10 4 (2.88%) JNCIP
11 3 (2.16%) Master's Degree
12 2 (1.44%) AWS Certification
13 1 (0.72%) MCITP
13 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.23%) GDPR
2 5 (3.60%) QA
3 2 (1.44%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.44%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.72%) COBIT
System Software
1 36 (25.90%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.16%) BitLocker
3 3 (2.16%) Docker
3 3 (2.16%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (2.16%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (2.16%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.16%) XenApp
3 3 (2.16%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.44%) Ceph
4 2 (1.44%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.72%) vCloud
5 1 (0.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (4.32%) QRadar
2 3 (2.16%) AirWatch
2 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (2.16%) SCDPM
2 3 (2.16%) SCOrch
2 3 (2.16%) SCSM
2 3 (2.16%) SCVMM
3 2 (1.44%) CASB
3 2 (1.44%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.44%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 55 (39.57%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.07%) SAP
3 12 (8.63%) Oracle
4 11 (7.91%) IBM
5 10 (7.19%) Cisco
6 9 (6.47%) VMware
7 8 (5.76%) Ab Initio
7 8 (5.76%) Palo Alto
7 8 (5.76%) Teradata
8 7 (5.04%) CheckPoint
9 6 (4.32%) Citrix
9 6 (4.32%) Fortinet
9 6 (4.32%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (4.32%) Splunk
10 5 (3.60%) Google
10 5 (3.60%) Juniper
11 4 (2.88%) F5
11 4 (2.88%) Huawei
11 4 (2.88%) LogRhythm
11 4 (2.88%) Tufin