Period
to 19 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 6 months to 19 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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 67 78
Rank change year-on-year -24 +11 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 11 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.14% 1.16% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.20% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 14
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,550
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.26% +11.84%
10th Percentile £50,000 £49,750 £49,777
90th Percentile £73,250 £66,400 £80,000
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,100
% change year-on-year +8.33% +8.89% +7.08%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne with a recognized job title 933 582 922
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.88% 96.68% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 781 493 778
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £40,000 £38,959 £38,625
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% +0.86% +10.36%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £23,925
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £38,959 £38,750
% change year-on-year +2.67% +0.54% +10.71%

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Newcastle upon Tyne

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Salary trend for Solutions Architect in Newcastle upon Tyne

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Solutions Architect in Newcastle upon Tyne

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 19 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Mentoring
3 5 (45.45%) Presales
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco Wireless
3 5 (45.45%) Wireless
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (45.45%) LAN
3 5 (45.45%) WAN
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco
3 5 (45.45%) CCNP
3 5 (45.45%) CCDP
3 5 (45.45%) Network Security
3 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) Citrix
5 3 (27.27%) Office 365
5 3 (27.27%) XenApp
5 3 (27.27%) SCCM
5 3 (27.27%) Wireless Security
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
6 2 (18.18%) GDPR
6 2 (18.18%) IT Strategy
6 2 (18.18%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (18.18%) G Suite
6 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
6 2 (18.18%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (18.18%) Google

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
2 2 (18.18%) G Suite
2 2 (18.18%) PaaS
2 2 (18.18%) SaaS
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (9.09%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco Wireless
2 5 (45.45%) LAN
2 5 (45.45%) Network Security
2 5 (45.45%) WAN
2 5 (45.45%) Wireless
3 3 (27.27%) Wireless Security
4 2 (18.18%) SAN
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Mentoring
3 5 (45.45%) Presales
4 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
4 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) ERP
4 2 (18.18%) IT Strategy
4 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
4 2 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) Logistics
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) CCDP
1 5 (45.45%) CCNP
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) XenApp
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
2 2 (18.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 2 (18.18%) Google
4 2 (18.18%) Juniper
4 2 (18.18%) Nokia
4 2 (18.18%) Veritas
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) Lagan
5 1 (9.09%) Northgate
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle