Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Microsoft Solutions Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

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

Microsoft Solution Architect
England > London
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 812 826 872
Rank change year-on-year +14 +46 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Solutions Architect 30 22 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.040% 0.029% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.030% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 28
London median annual salary £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% - +10.71%
10th Percentile £65,500 £66,875 £64,250
90th Percentile £98,500 £83,750 £95,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £73,750
% change year-on-year +11.11% -8.47% +9.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 70423 72714 85406
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.36% 95.96% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 55426 62754 72552
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,488
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.18% +3.31%

Microsoft Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Solutions Architect in London

Microsoft Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Solutions Architect in London

Microsoft Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Solutions Architect in London over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Solutions Architect in London

Microsoft Solutions Architect
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Solutions Architect within the London region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. 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
East London - 2 - -
West London - 1 £43,500 -
Microsoft Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, Microsoft 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 London region featuring Microsoft Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 30 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (63.33%) SQL
4 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 18 (60.00%) Presales
5 17 (56.67%) Project Management
6 16 (53.33%) SharePoint
7 14 (46.67%) CRM
7 14 (46.67%) Dynamics CRM
7 14 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 13 (43.33%) C#
8 13 (43.33%) .NET
9 12 (40.00%) Web Services
9 12 (40.00%) Finance
9 12 (40.00%) Business Analysis
9 12 (40.00%) Waterfall
9 12 (40.00%) SDLC
9 12 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (36.67%) Scribe Insight
10 11 (36.67%) Enterprise Architecture
10 11 (36.67%) Integration Testing
10 11 (36.67%) Zachman Framework
10 11 (36.67%) TOGAF
10 11 (36.67%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (36.67%) T-SQL
10 11 (36.67%) Business Process Analysis
11 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
12 7 (23.33%) Windows
12 7 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
13 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Microsoft Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 16 (53.33%) SharePoint
2 11 (36.67%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (16.67%) IIS
3 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
1 5 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 14 (46.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (36.67%) Scribe Insight
3 2 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (13.33%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (10.00%) Azure Data Factory
4 3 (10.00%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (10.00%) Office 365
4 3 (10.00%) PaaS
5 2 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (3.33%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (3.33%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (3.33%) IaaS
6 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) DHCP
1 5 (16.67%) DMZ
1 5 (16.67%) DNS
1 5 (16.67%) SMTP
1 5 (16.67%) VLAN
1 5 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (3.33%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (10.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 3 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.33%) Big Data
5 1 (3.33%) Data Lake
5 1 (3.33%) HDInsight
5 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Law
3 2 (6.67%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) .NET
2 12 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (6.67%) Java EE
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (3.33%) CSS
4 1 (3.33%) HTML
4 1 (3.33%) JSON
4 1 (3.33%) Middleware
4 1 (3.33%) MSMQ
4 1 (3.33%) SOAP
4 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.67%) Clustering
2 5 (16.67%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (60.00%) Presales
3 17 (56.67%) Project Management
4 14 (46.67%) CRM
5 12 (40.00%) Business Analysis
5 12 (40.00%) SDLC
5 12 (40.00%) Waterfall
6 11 (36.67%) Business Process Analysis
6 11 (36.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (36.67%) Integration Testing
6 11 (36.67%) TOGAF
6 11 (36.67%) Zachman Framework
7 5 (16.67%) High Availability
7 5 (16.67%) ITIL
7 5 (16.67%) ITIL V3
7 5 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
7 5 (16.67%) Performance Testing
7 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 5 (16.67%) Server Building
7 5 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) SQL
2 13 (43.33%) C#
3 11 (36.67%) T-SQL
4 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 5 (16.67%) VBScript
5 2 (6.67%) Java
6 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.33%) R
6 1 (3.33%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) MCSE
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) GDPR
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
1 5 (16.67%) vCenter Server
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (6.67%) Cognizant
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) EMC