Period
to 19 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

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

Solution Architect
England > North East
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 108 105
Rank change year-on-year +8 -3 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 23 1 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.38% 0.082% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 0.085% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 21 1 17
North East median annual salary £70,000 £67,000 £55,100
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.48% +21.60% -9.99%
10th Percentile £50,000 £67,000 £48,809
90th Percentile £87,500 £67,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Permanent vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 1,636 1,176 1,459
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.85% 96.87% 95.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,334 1,042 1,286
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £23,400
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in the North East

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Solutions Architect in the North East

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in the North East over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Solutions Architect in the North East

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the North East region over the 6 months to 19 July 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
Tyne and Wear -9 22 £70,000 +4.48% 4
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 North East region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) CRM
2 9 (39.13%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (39.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (26.09%) TOGAF
4 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (17.39%) Finance
5 4 (17.39%) Firewall
5 4 (17.39%) ERP
5 4 (17.39%) IT Strategy
6 3 (13.04%) TOGAF Certification
6 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
6 3 (13.04%) Office 365
6 3 (13.04%) Business Transformation
6 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
6 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
6 3 (13.04%) LAN
6 3 (13.04%) WAN
6 3 (13.04%) Windows
6 3 (13.04%) Cisco
6 3 (13.04%) Citrix
6 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (13.04%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (13.04%) XenApp
6 3 (13.04%) SCCM
7 2 (8.70%) SCOM
7 2 (8.70%) Network Security
7 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
7 2 (8.70%) Office Communications Server

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.70%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (13.04%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Office 365
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (8.70%) G Suite
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.70%) PaaS
2 2 (8.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) LAN
2 3 (13.04%) WAN
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (8.70%) Network Security
3 2 (8.70%) SAN
3 2 (8.70%) Wireless
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
1 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) CRM
1 9 (39.13%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (26.09%) TOGAF
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (17.39%) ERP
4 4 (17.39%) IT Strategy
5 3 (13.04%) Business Transformation
5 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.70%) Analytics
6 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
6 2 (8.70%) Logistics
6 2 (8.70%) Presales
6 2 (8.70%) SDLC
6 2 (8.70%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.35%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 1 (4.35%) Migration
7 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C++
1 1 (4.35%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (13.04%) TOGAF Certification
2 2 (8.70%) CCDP
2 2 (8.70%) CCNP
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) XenApp
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) Backup Exec
2 2 (8.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco
2 3 (13.04%) Citrix
3 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
3 2 (8.70%) Google
3 2 (8.70%) Juniper
3 2 (8.70%) Nokia
3 2 (8.70%) Veritas
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Capita
4 1 (4.35%) Lagan
4 1 (4.35%) Meraki
4 1 (4.35%) Northgate
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) SAP