The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 190 156
Rank change year-on-year -37 -34  
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 174 323 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.16% 1.65% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.70% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 114 267 297
Median salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,400 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 14461 18972 20242
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.51% 96.73% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12087 16175 16324
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +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 30 March 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 30 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
Berkshire -7 50 £70,000 - 4
Surrey +39 38 £70,000 -3.44% 7
Hampshire +5 23 £62,500 -10.71% 2
Oxfordshire -37 21 £75,000 +33.33% 3
West Sussex +3 10 £64,500 -9.15% 1
Buckinghamshire +10 9 £61,000 -2.40% 2
East Sussex +10 8 £70,000 -
Kent +22 7 £60,000 -14.28%
Sussex - 2 £65,000 - 1
Middlesex +5 1 £110,000 +37.50%
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 101 (19.50%) IT Strategy
2 95 (18.34%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (17.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 87 (16.80%) SAP
5 86 (16.60%) SOA
5 86 (16.60%) Microsoft
6 81 (15.64%) Enterprise Architecture
7 80 (15.44%) TOGAF
7 80 (15.44%) Presales
8 79 (15.25%) Amazon AWS
9 78 (15.06%) Project Management
9 78 (15.06%) CRM
10 76 (14.67%) Finance
11 70 (13.51%) VMware
12 69 (13.32%) ITIL
13 62 (11.97%) Telecoms
14 60 (11.58%) Degree
15 59 (11.39%) Enterprise Software
16 56 (10.81%) .NET
16 56 (10.81%) SQL Server
17 55 (10.62%) Migration
18 53 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
19 50 (9.65%) Linux
20 48 (9.27%) Web Services
21 47 (9.07%) Mentoring
22 46 (8.88%) WAN
22 46 (8.88%) Business Development
22 46 (8.88%) VMware Infrastructure
23 45 (8.69%) LAN
24 44 (8.49%) Java

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 26 (5.02%) SAS
2 14 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (2.32%) OpenStack
4 8 (1.54%) IIS
5 6 (1.16%) CMS
6 5 (0.97%) Documentum
7 4 (0.77%) EPiServer
7 4 (0.77%) FileNet
7 4 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.58%) IBM Domino
8 3 (0.58%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.58%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.58%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.19%) Apache
9 1 (0.19%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.19%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 20 (3.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.97%) MS Office
3 4 (0.77%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.39%) MS Project
5 1 (0.19%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 13 (2.51%) SAP HR
2 11 (2.12%) SAP CRM
3 5 (0.97%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.39%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.19%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.19%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 91 (17.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 79 (15.25%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (7.14%) PaaS
3 37 (7.14%) SaaS
4 28 (5.41%) IaaS
5 18 (3.47%) SuccessFactors
6 16 (3.09%) Office 365
7 10 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.97%) IBM Cloud
9 4 (0.77%) Force.com
10 3 (0.58%) SoftLayer
10 3 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 46 (8.88%) WAN
2 45 (8.69%) LAN
3 21 (4.05%) Firewall
4 20 (3.86%) Internet
5 15 (2.90%) SAN
6 12 (2.32%) DNS
7 11 (2.12%) SSL
7 11 (2.12%) Wireless
8 10 (1.93%) VPN
9 9 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (1.74%) DHCP
9 9 (1.74%) WLAN
10 8 (1.54%) BGP
10 8 (1.54%) Network Security
10 8 (1.54%) OSPF
11 7 (1.35%) 3GPP
11 7 (1.35%) VLAN
12 6 (1.16%) DAB
12 6 (1.16%) DWDM
12 6 (1.16%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.63%) Big Data
3 16 (3.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 16 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (2.32%) Hadoop
6 11 (2.12%) SAP BW
7 10 (1.93%) BusinessObjects
8 9 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (1.35%) Power BI
10 6 (1.16%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 6 (1.16%) SAP HANA
11 5 (0.97%) MySQL
12 4 (0.77%) Adabas
12 4 (0.77%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (0.77%) Redis
13 3 (0.58%) Data Lake
13 3 (0.58%) DB2
14 2 (0.39%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (1.16%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.97%) Subversion
3 4 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (0.77%) TeamCity
3 4 (0.77%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.39%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.39%) Rational Rose
4 2 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.19%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.19%) gulp
5 1 (0.19%) JIRA
5 1 (0.19%) Maven
5 1 (0.19%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.19%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.19%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.19%) VersionOne
5 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 76 (14.67%) Finance
2 62 (11.97%) Telecoms
3 29 (5.60%) Marketing
4 27 (5.21%) Retail
5 24 (4.63%) Billing
6 19 (3.67%) Legal
7 10 (1.93%) Advertising
8 8 (1.54%) Banking
9 7 (1.35%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.16%) Publishing
11 5 (0.97%) Mandarin Language
11 5 (0.97%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.77%) Electronics
13 3 (0.58%) Back Office
14 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (10.81%) .NET
2 48 (9.27%) Web Services
3 26 (5.02%) HTML
4 23 (4.44%) Middleware
5 14 (2.70%) CSS
5 14 (2.70%) SAP Fiori
6 13 (2.51%) REST
6 13 (2.51%) SAPUI5
7 12 (2.32%) JSON
7 12 (2.32%) SOAP
8 11 (2.12%) XML
9 10 (1.93%) AngularJS
10 8 (1.54%) ASP.NET
11 6 (1.16%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (1.16%) EDI
11 6 (1.16%) Java EE
11 6 (1.16%) WCF
12 5 (0.97%) J2EE
12 5 (0.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (0.58%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 59 (11.39%) Enterprise Software
2 53 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (8.49%) Hybrid Cloud
4 37 (7.14%) Data Centre
5 18 (3.47%) Public Cloud
6 14 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 14 (2.70%) Internet of Things
7 13 (2.51%) Enterprise Storage
8 9 (1.74%) Driving Licence
9 8 (1.54%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.54%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.54%) Private Cloud
10 7 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 7 (1.35%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.97%) Cloud Native
11 5 (0.97%) N-Tier
11 5 (0.97%) Robotics
11 5 (0.97%) Social Media
12 4 (0.77%) User Experience
13 3 (0.58%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 50 (9.65%) Linux
2 33 (6.37%) Windows
3 11 (2.12%) CentOS
4 9 (1.74%) Apple iOS
4 9 (1.74%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.54%) Android
5 8 (1.54%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (0.97%) Unix
7 3 (0.58%) SUSE
7 3 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (19.50%) IT Strategy
2 95 (18.34%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (16.60%) SOA
4 81 (15.64%) Enterprise Architecture
5 80 (15.44%) Presales
5 80 (15.44%) TOGAF
6 78 (15.06%) CRM
6 78 (15.06%) Project Management
7 69 (13.32%) ITIL
8 55 (10.62%) Migration
9 47 (9.07%) Mentoring
10 46 (8.88%) Business Development
11 38 (7.34%) ERP
12 36 (6.95%) Stakeholder Management
13 32 (6.18%) Data Architecture
14 31 (5.98%) Analytics
15 30 (5.79%) Business Analysis
15 30 (5.79%) E-Commerce
16 29 (5.60%) Time Management
16 29 (5.60%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 44 (8.49%) Java
2 27 (5.21%) SQL
3 25 (4.83%) C#
4 21 (4.05%) C
4 21 (4.05%) JavaScript
4 21 (4.05%) PowerShell
5 11 (2.12%) PHP
6 8 (1.54%) VB.NET
7 7 (1.35%) Apex Code
7 7 (1.35%) Python
8 6 (1.16%) C++
9 5 (0.97%) PL/SQL
10 4 (0.77%) NATURAL
10 4 (0.77%) R
11 3 (0.58%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.39%) Perl
12 2 (0.39%) Ruby
13 1 (0.19%) ABAP
13 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.19%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 60 (11.58%) Degree
2 29 (5.60%) MBA
3 20 (3.86%) Security Cleared
4 17 (3.28%) SC Cleared
5 14 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (1.93%) CCNP
8 8 (1.54%) CCDP
8 8 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.35%) DV Cleared
10 6 (1.16%) CCIE
10 6 (1.16%) JNCIS
11 4 (0.77%) MCSD
11 4 (0.77%) MCSE
12 3 (0.58%) CISSP
12 3 (0.58%) HP ASE
13 2 (0.39%) CCNA
13 2 (0.39%) HP MASE
13 2 (0.39%) ISEB
13 2 (0.39%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.83%) QA
2 11 (2.12%) COBIT
3 9 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.58%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.39%) GCP
6 1 (0.19%) GDPR
6 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (8.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (4.25%) Active Directory
2 22 (4.25%) XenApp
3 19 (3.67%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.93%) Docker
4 10 (1.93%) vCloud
5 7 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.58%) vSphere
7 2 (0.39%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.19%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (1.54%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.58%) Ansible
2 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.58%) Puppet
2 3 (0.58%) SCCM
3 2 (0.39%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.39%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.19%) QRadar
4 1 (0.19%) SCOM
4 1 (0.19%) vRealize
Vendors
1 87 (16.80%) SAP
2 86 (16.60%) Microsoft
3 70 (13.51%) VMware
4 42 (8.11%) Oracle
5 33 (6.37%) HP
6 30 (5.79%) Cisco
7 25 (4.83%) Citrix
8 24 (4.63%) NetApp
9 22 (4.25%) 3PAR
10 20 (3.86%) IBM
11 18 (3.47%) EMC
12 16 (3.09%) Salesforce.com
13 15 (2.90%) Juniper
14 12 (2.32%) Red Hat
15 10 (1.93%) Brocade
15 10 (1.93%) Google
15 10 (1.93%) Teradata
16 8 (1.54%) BMC
16 8 (1.54%) PlateSpin
17 6 (1.16%) Fujitsu
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus; car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Resource Group
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £75,000 to £110,000 per annum to £100k basic plus variable + bene
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
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Salary: Benefits, Bonus + Travel
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford
Allianz Insurance Plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £85,000 per annum Basix salary to £80,000 plus variabl
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford
Allianz Insurance Plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 12 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + car, bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + £6.3k car allowance + 10% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
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GM Financial
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 15 days ago
Staines
Bupa
Posted: 11 days ago
Sussex
American Express
Salary: Excellent
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Burgess Hill, West Sussex
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago