Period
to 17 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Solutions Architect was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

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

Lead Solution Architect
England > South West
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 313 323 346
Rank change year-on-year +10 +23 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Solutions Architect 23 17 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.23% 0.16% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.17% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 22 5 3
South West median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% +8.33% +25.00%
England median annual salary £80,000 £80,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year - +10.34% -6.45%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
South West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 9,775 10,114 10,630
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.47% 97.68% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 7,933 8,394 8,970
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

Lead Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured Lead Solutions Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Solutions Architect in the South West

Lead Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Lead Solutions Architect in the South West

Lead Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Solutions Architect in the South West over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Lead Solutions Architect in the South West

Lead Solutions Architect
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Solutions Architect within the South West region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
Wiltshire - 20 £55,000 - 2
Somerset +33 1 £80,000 -5.88%
Devon +7 1 £81,000 +49.18%
Lead Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, Lead 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 South West region featuring Lead Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 20 (86.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 20 (86.96%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (82.61%) TOGAF
2 19 (82.61%) Technical Architecture
2 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
2 19 (82.61%) Security Cleared
3 18 (78.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (78.26%) PowerShell
3 18 (78.26%) Windows 7
3 18 (78.26%) Unified Communications
3 18 (78.26%) ArchiMate
3 18 (78.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (78.26%) Mobile Device Management
3 18 (78.26%) Software-Defined Networking
3 18 (78.26%) Hybrid Cloud
3 18 (78.26%) Windows 10
3 18 (78.26%) Windows Server
3 18 (78.26%) vRealize
3 18 (78.26%) Virtual Desktop
3 18 (78.26%) Security Monitoring
3 18 (78.26%) TOGAF Certification
3 18 (78.26%) Active Directory
3 18 (78.26%) Blackberry
3 18 (78.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 18 (78.26%) Project Management
3 18 (78.26%) Firewall
3 18 (78.26%) Microsoft Project
3 18 (78.26%) PRINCE2
3 18 (78.26%) Windows
3 18 (78.26%) Linux

Lead Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 18 (78.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 18 (78.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 18 (78.26%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (86.96%) Amazon AWS
1 20 (86.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 18 (78.26%) Firewall
1 18 (78.26%) Intrusion Detection
1 18 (78.26%) Software-Defined Networking
1 18 (78.26%) Unified Communications
2 1 (4.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Data Lake
2 2 (8.70%) Big Data
2 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.70%) Hadoop
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (4.35%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (4.35%) DB2
3 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (78.26%) Blackberry
1 18 (78.26%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Linux
1 18 (78.26%) Windows
1 18 (78.26%) Windows 10
1 18 (78.26%) Windows 7
1 18 (78.26%) Windows Server
1 18 (78.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Technical Architecture
1 19 (82.61%) TOGAF
2 18 (78.26%) ArchiMate
2 18 (78.26%) Data Protection
2 18 (78.26%) Enterprise Architecture
2 18 (78.26%) Mobile Device Management
2 18 (78.26%) PRINCE2
2 18 (78.26%) Project Management
2 18 (78.26%) Security Monitoring
3 17 (73.91%) MODAF
4 3 (13.04%) Data Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Data Engineering
5 2 (8.70%) Data Integration
5 2 (8.70%) Data Management
5 2 (8.70%) Data Transformation
5 2 (8.70%) ETL
5 2 (8.70%) Migration
6 1 (4.35%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) Scala
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (82.61%) Security Cleared
2 18 (78.26%) SC Cleared
2 18 (78.26%) TOGAF Certification
3 16 (69.57%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) CEH
4 1 (4.35%) CISM
4 1 (4.35%) CISSP
4 1 (4.35%) CREST Certified
4 1 (4.35%) GIAC
4 1 (4.35%) MCSA
4 1 (4.35%) MCSE
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 18 (78.26%) Active Directory
1 18 (78.26%) Virtual Desktop
1 18 (78.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (78.26%) SCCM
1 18 (78.26%) SCOM
1 18 (78.26%) vRealize
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
2 18 (78.26%) Cisco
2 18 (78.26%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) Cloudera
3 2 (8.70%) Hortonworks
3 2 (8.70%) Informatica
3 2 (8.70%) MapR
3 2 (8.70%) Netezza
3 2 (8.70%) Teradata