The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Solution Architect
England / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 244 193 186
Rank change year-on-year -51 -7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 162 289 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.11% 1.56% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.61% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 105 225 257
Median salary £70,000 £65,000 £66,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -1.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,300 £54,500 £53,650
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14137 17911 20464
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.62% 96.96% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11842 15249 16693
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Solutions Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in the South East

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Solutions Architect in the South East

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in the South East over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Solutions Architect in the South East

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Berkshire +13 51 £75,000 +3.44% 4
Surrey +40 40 £58,500 -19.31% 4
Hampshire -8 24 £67,500 +1.88% 5
Oxfordshire -47 16 £62,500 +4.16% 2
Buckinghamshire -14 9 £74,000 +13.84% 1
West Sussex +14 8 £70,000 - 1
Kent +10 7 - - 2
East Sussex +17 4 £80,000 +45.45%
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 South East region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 81 (23.96%) TOGAF
2 73 (21.60%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (18.64%) SAP
4 59 (17.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 55 (16.27%) Microsoft
6 54 (15.98%) Enterprise Architecture
6 54 (15.98%) Presales
7 51 (15.09%) SOA
8 45 (13.31%) Amazon AWS
8 45 (13.31%) IT Strategy
9 39 (11.54%) SQL Server
9 39 (11.54%) Degree
10 38 (11.24%) Project Management
11 37 (10.95%) .NET
11 37 (10.95%) Java
11 37 (10.95%) Finance
12 36 (10.65%) Linux
13 34 (10.06%) ERP
14 33 (9.76%) SQL
14 33 (9.76%) VMware
15 32 (9.47%) Business Development
16 31 (9.17%) ITIL
16 31 (9.17%) Windows
16 31 (9.17%) Enterprise Software
17 30 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
18 29 (8.58%) CRM
18 29 (8.58%) Web Services
18 29 (8.58%) Retail
19 27 (7.99%) Business Intelligence
19 27 (7.99%) Mentoring

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 22 (6.51%) SAS
2 8 (2.37%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (2.37%) Oracle Service Bus
3 7 (2.07%) FileNet
4 3 (0.89%) IBM Domino
4 3 (0.89%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.89%) NetWeaver
4 3 (0.89%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.59%) IIS
5 2 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.30%) CMS
6 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.30%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (1.78%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (1.78%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.48%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.96%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (2.66%) SAP CRM
3 7 (2.07%) SAP ERP
4 5 (1.48%) SAP Hybris
5 4 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.89%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.59%) iTrent
7 2 (0.59%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.59%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.30%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.30%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.30%) SAP CRM for Utilities
8 1 (0.30%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (0.30%) SAP SRM
8 1 (0.30%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 59 (17.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (13.31%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (7.99%) PaaS
4 19 (5.62%) SaaS
5 17 (5.03%) IaaS
6 10 (2.96%) Office 365
7 9 (2.66%) IBM Cloud
7 9 (2.66%) SoftLayer
8 5 (1.48%) Bluemix
9 4 (1.18%) Azure Data Factory
9 4 (1.18%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.59%) Oracle Service Cloud
11 1 (0.30%) Akamai
11 1 (0.30%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 1 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.30%) Force.com
11 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.30%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 1 (0.30%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.80%) LAN
1 23 (6.80%) WAN
2 14 (4.14%) Internet
3 11 (3.25%) DHCP
3 11 (3.25%) DNS
4 9 (2.66%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (2.37%) Cisco IOS
5 8 (2.37%) Firewall
5 8 (2.37%) SAN
6 7 (2.07%) WLAN
7 5 (1.48%) BGP
7 5 (1.48%) OSPF
7 5 (1.48%) RFID
7 5 (1.48%) SSL
7 5 (1.48%) VPN
7 5 (1.48%) Wireless
8 4 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (1.18%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.18%) VLAN
9 3 (0.89%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.14%) Big Data
3 11 (3.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (3.25%) SAP BW
4 10 (2.96%) Power BI
4 10 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (2.37%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (2.37%) Data Lake
5 8 (2.37%) Oracle Database
5 8 (2.37%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (2.37%) Oracle Database 12c
6 6 (1.78%) Hadoop
6 6 (1.78%) SAP HANA
7 5 (1.48%) Adabas
7 5 (1.48%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.18%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 4 (1.18%) Rational Rose
2 2 (0.59%) JIRA
2 2 (0.59%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.59%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.30%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.30%) gulp
3 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.30%) Maven
3 1 (0.30%) NetBeans
3 1 (0.30%) ReSharper
3 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.30%) Vagrant
General
1 37 (10.95%) Finance
2 29 (8.58%) Retail
3 16 (4.73%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.96%) Legal
5 8 (2.37%) Marketing
6 7 (2.07%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.78%) Banking
7 6 (1.78%) Publishing
8 5 (1.48%) Advertising
9 4 (1.18%) Front Office
9 4 (1.18%) German Language
10 3 (0.89%) Back Office
10 3 (0.89%) Law
11 2 (0.59%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.59%) Billing
12 1 (0.30%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (10.95%) .NET
2 29 (8.58%) Web Services
3 21 (6.21%) CSS
3 21 (6.21%) HTML
4 18 (5.33%) REST
5 13 (3.85%) SOAP
6 12 (3.55%) JSON
6 12 (3.55%) Middleware
6 12 (3.55%) XML
7 11 (3.25%) AngularJS
7 11 (3.25%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (3.25%) J2EE
7 11 (3.25%) WCF
8 9 (2.66%) HTML5
9 7 (2.07%) EDI
10 6 (1.78%) Spring
10 6 (1.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (1.48%) Oracle Fusion
12 4 (1.18%) Java EE
13 3 (0.89%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.17%) Enterprise Software
2 30 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (6.21%) Hybrid Cloud
4 17 (5.03%) Data Centre
5 9 (2.66%) Internet of Things
5 9 (2.66%) Public Cloud
6 8 (2.37%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.78%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.48%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (1.48%) Mobile Computing
8 5 (1.48%) User Experience
9 4 (1.18%) Cloud Native
9 4 (1.18%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.89%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (0.59%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.59%) IVR
11 2 (0.59%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.59%) Replication
11 2 (0.59%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 36 (10.65%) Linux
2 31 (9.17%) Windows
3 17 (5.03%) CentOS
4 10 (2.96%) Windows Server
4 10 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (2.66%) Oracle Linux
6 8 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.48%) Android
7 5 (1.48%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.48%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.59%) Unix
8 2 (0.59%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.30%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (23.96%) TOGAF
2 73 (21.60%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (15.98%) Enterprise Architecture
3 54 (15.98%) Presales
4 51 (15.09%) SOA
5 45 (13.31%) IT Strategy
6 38 (11.24%) Project Management
7 34 (10.06%) ERP
8 32 (9.47%) Business Development
9 31 (9.17%) ITIL
10 29 (8.58%) CRM
11 27 (7.99%) Business Intelligence
11 27 (7.99%) Mentoring
12 24 (7.10%) SDLC
12 24 (7.10%) Time Management
13 22 (6.51%) E-Commerce
13 22 (6.51%) SAP Implementation
14 18 (5.33%) UML
14 18 (5.33%) Waterfall
15 17 (5.03%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 37 (10.95%) Java
2 33 (9.76%) SQL
3 25 (7.40%) C#
4 24 (7.10%) JavaScript
5 13 (3.85%) VB.NET
6 11 (3.25%) C
6 11 (3.25%) PowerShell
7 9 (2.66%) C++
8 5 (1.48%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.48%) NATURAL
8 5 (1.48%) Python
9 4 (1.18%) PHP
10 3 (0.89%) ABAP
10 3 (0.89%) Go
10 3 (0.89%) Perl
10 3 (0.89%) Ruby
11 1 (0.30%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.30%) Jython
11 1 (0.30%) R
11 1 (0.30%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 39 (11.54%) Degree
2 22 (6.51%) MBA
3 19 (5.62%) Security Cleared
4 15 (4.44%) SC Cleared
5 8 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.07%) CCNP
7 5 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.18%) CCDP
8 4 (1.18%) CISSP
8 4 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.18%) ISEB
9 3 (0.89%) CCIE
9 3 (0.89%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.59%) CISA
10 2 (0.59%) CISM
10 2 (0.59%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.59%) HP ASE
10 2 (0.59%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.30%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.99%) QA
2 11 (3.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.78%) COBIT
4 3 (0.89%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.59%) GDPR
6 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (4.14%) XenApp
3 13 (3.85%) Docker
4 10 (2.96%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.59%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.30%) etcd
7 1 (0.30%) flannel
7 1 (0.30%) HDFS
7 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.30%) vCloud
7 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (3.25%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.48%) Docker Swarm
3 4 (1.18%) vCenter Server
4 3 (0.89%) Ansible
5 2 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.59%) Puppet
5 2 (0.59%) WSUS
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.30%) QRadar
6 1 (0.30%) Salt
6 1 (0.30%) SCCM
6 1 (0.30%) vRealize
Vendors
1 63 (18.64%) SAP
2 55 (16.27%) Microsoft
3 33 (9.76%) VMware
4 26 (7.69%) Oracle
5 19 (5.62%) Cisco
6 18 (5.33%) Red Hat
7 17 (5.03%) Citrix
8 16 (4.73%) HP
9 13 (3.85%) IBM
9 13 (3.85%) Juniper
10 12 (3.55%) 3PAR
10 12 (3.55%) NetApp
11 10 (2.96%) Google
12 5 (1.48%) BMC
12 5 (1.48%) hybris
12 5 (1.48%) PlateSpin
12 5 (1.48%) Teradata
13 4 (1.18%) Dell
13 4 (1.18%) Dell Compellent
13 4 (1.18%) Guidewire
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