The median annual salary for a Microsoft Solutions Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Solution Architect
England / London
Rank 569 647 636
Rank change year-on-year +78 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Solutions Architect 19 9 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.056% 0.022% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.022% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 14
Median salary £75,000 £67,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32198 40075 40268
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.73% 96.13% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 27217 34571 33828
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Microsoft Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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
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 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Canary Wharf - 5 - -
City of London +48 1 £75,000 +11.11%
Microsoft Solutions Architect
England

Microsoft Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 28 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (46.43%) Project Management
3 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
4 11 (39.29%) Windows
4 11 (39.29%) MS Excel
4 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
4 11 (39.29%) Presales
5 10 (35.71%) Server Building
5 10 (35.71%) Windows Server
5 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Clustering
5 10 (35.71%) Time Management
5 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (35.71%) PowerShell
5 10 (35.71%) Performance Testing
5 10 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (35.71%) ITIL V3
5 10 (35.71%) High Availability
5 10 (35.71%) DNS
5 10 (35.71%) MS Visio
5 10 (35.71%) MS Exchange
5 10 (35.71%) DMZ
5 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (35.71%) LDAP
5 10 (35.71%) SharePoint
5 10 (35.71%) PRINCE2
5 10 (35.71%) IIS
5 10 (35.71%) MS Project
5 10 (35.71%) VBScript
5 10 (35.71%) ITIL

Microsoft Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 10 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (35.71%) IIS
1 10 (35.71%) MS Exchange
1 10 (35.71%) SharePoint
2 4 (14.29%) Skype for Business
3 2 (7.14%) CMS
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 11 (39.29%) MS Excel
2 10 (35.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (35.71%) MS Project
2 10 (35.71%) MS Visio
3 5 (17.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.57%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (17.86%) Office 365
3 1 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) DMZ
1 10 (35.71%) DNS
1 10 (35.71%) LDAP
2 4 (14.29%) Skype
3 2 (7.14%) DHCP
3 2 (7.14%) SMTP
3 2 (7.14%) VLAN
3 2 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (35.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.14%) Power BI
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (3.57%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (3.57%) GIS
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 5 (17.86%) Marketing
2 2 (7.14%) Law
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Replication
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 10 (35.71%) Windows Server
2 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) Project Management
3 11 (39.29%) Presales
4 10 (35.71%) Change Management
4 10 (35.71%) High Availability
4 10 (35.71%) ITIL
4 10 (35.71%) ITIL V3
4 10 (35.71%) Performance Testing
4 10 (35.71%) PRINCE2
4 10 (35.71%) Server Building
4 10 (35.71%) Service Management
4 10 (35.71%) Time Management
5 8 (28.57%) CRM
5 8 (28.57%) Load Balancing
5 8 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 8 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (17.86%) Business Development
6 5 (17.86%) Marketing Automation
7 3 (10.71%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) PowerShell
1 10 (35.71%) VBScript
2 4 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.14%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
2 10 (35.71%) VMware ESX
2 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (35.71%) VMware
3 5 (17.86%) Cognizant
4 2 (7.14%) Hitachi
5 1 (3.57%) Blue Prism
5 1 (3.57%) BT
5 1 (3.57%) EMC
5 1 (3.57%) ESRI
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle
North London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £46000 - £57500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£75,000 plus 10% bonus and benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago