Period
to 18 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

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

Solution Architect
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 77 90
Rank change year-on-year -6 +13 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 27 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.03% 0.87% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 0.90% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 26 8 12
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £80,000 £52,500 £55,730
Median salary % change year-on-year +52.38% -5.79% -20.39%
10th Percentile £53,750 £47,500 £47,718
90th Percentile £87,500 £60,350 £80,000
North East median annual salary £80,000 £52,500 £55,730
% change year-on-year +52.38% -5.79% -8.96%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. 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
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies in Tyne and Wear with a recognized job title 1,308 776 1,023
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.27% 96.52% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,080 703 908
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,800
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +0.56% +2.29%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,350 £21,588
90th Percentile £63,750 £51,250 £55,000
North East median annual salary £40,000 £36,150 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.65% -3.60% -

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Tyne and Wear

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Salary trend for Solutions Architect in Tyne and Wear

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Solutions Architect in Tyne and Wear

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 18 June 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -3 26 £80,000 +52.38%
Sunderland - 1 £60,000 -
Solutions Architect
North East

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 14 (51.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (44.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (44.44%) CRM
4 6 (22.22%) TOGAF
5 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (14.81%) TOGAF Certification
6 4 (14.81%) Firewall
7 3 (11.11%) Citrix
7 3 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (11.11%) Google
7 3 (11.11%) ERP
7 3 (11.11%) LAN
7 3 (11.11%) WAN
7 3 (11.11%) Cisco
7 3 (11.11%) Windows
7 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
7 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
7 3 (11.11%) Business Transformation
7 3 (11.11%) Presales
7 3 (11.11%) SCCM
7 3 (11.11%) XenApp
7 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (11.11%) Office 365
7 3 (11.11%) SaaS
8 2 (7.41%) PaaS
8 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.41%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (3.70%) MTS
2 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Business Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (7.41%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
1 3 (11.11%) SaaS
2 2 (7.41%) G Suite
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.41%) PaaS
3 1 (3.70%) Boomi
3 1 (3.70%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Firewall
2 3 (11.11%) LAN
2 3 (11.11%) WAN
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (7.41%) Network Security
3 2 (7.41%) SAN
3 2 (7.41%) Wireless
4 1 (3.70%) Internet
4 1 (3.70%) SMS
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Advertising
2 1 (3.70%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) HTML5 Canvas
2 1 (3.70%) OpenID
2 1 (3.70%) RESTful
2 1 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (3.70%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
1 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (44.44%) CRM
3 6 (22.22%) TOGAF
4 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (11.11%) Business Transformation
5 3 (11.11%) ERP
5 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 3 (11.11%) Presales
5 3 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (7.41%) Analytics
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
6 2 (7.41%) IT Strategy
6 2 (7.41%) Microservices
6 2 (7.41%) SDLC
7 1 (3.70%) Open Source
7 1 (3.70%) Security Architecture
7 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.70%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) C++
1 1 (3.70%) Java
1 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.70%) PHP
1 1 (3.70%) Python
1 1 (3.70%) Ruby
1 1 (3.70%) X++
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) TOGAF Certification
2 2 (7.41%) CCDP
2 2 (7.41%) CCNP
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) XenApp
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) Docker
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) Backup Exec
2 2 (7.41%) SCOM
3 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco
2 3 (11.11%) Citrix
2 3 (11.11%) Google
3 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
3 2 (7.41%) Juniper
3 2 (7.41%) Nokia
3 2 (7.41%) Veritas
3 2 (7.41%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) Capita
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) Lagan
4 1 (3.70%) Meraki
4 1 (3.70%) MuleSoft
4 1 (3.70%) Northgate
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) TIBCO