The median annual salary for a Microsoft Solutions Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Microsoft Solution Architect
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 843 893 902
Rank change year-on-year +50 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Solutions Architect 29 31 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.032% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.033% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 39
Median salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £92,500 £67,500 £71,250
% change year-on-year +37.03% -5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 84528 93714 106901
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 69082 78988 88114
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Microsoft Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Solutions Architect in the UK

Microsoft Solutions Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Solutions Architect in the UK

Microsoft Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Solutions Architect over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Solutions Architect in the UK

Microsoft Solutions Architect
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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
England +51 29 £75,000 +9.09% 2
London +34 24 £75,000 +3.44% 1
Canary Wharf - 11 - -
South East +50 3 £92,500 +42.30%
Manchester -23 2 £70,000 - 1
North West -39 2 £70,000 - 1
City of London - 2 £75,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £92,500 -

Microsoft Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Microsoft 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 featuring Microsoft Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 55 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 39 (70.91%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (47.27%) SQL Server
4 24 (43.64%) Windows
5 23 (41.82%) MS Visio
6 22 (40.00%) Microsoft Project
6 22 (40.00%) Windows Server
7 21 (38.18%) ITIL
8 20 (36.36%) CRM
8 20 (36.36%) SharePoint
8 20 (36.36%) Active Directory
8 20 (36.36%) VMware
8 20 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (36.36%) High Availability
9 19 (34.55%) Exchange Server 2010
9 19 (34.55%) ITIL V3
9 19 (34.55%) VMware ESXi
9 19 (34.55%) Server Building
9 19 (34.55%) Presales
9 19 (34.55%) PowerShell
9 19 (34.55%) Time Management
9 19 (34.55%) Performance Testing
9 19 (34.55%) Service Management
9 19 (34.55%) Change Management
9 19 (34.55%) DMZ
9 19 (34.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (34.55%) Project Management
9 19 (34.55%) Replication
9 19 (34.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 19 (34.55%) SQL Server 2005

Microsoft Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 20 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 19 (34.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 19 (34.55%) IIS
2 19 (34.55%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (41.82%) MS Visio
2 22 (40.00%) Microsoft Project
3 19 (34.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 19 (34.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (7.27%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (3.64%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 18 (32.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (29.09%) Dynamics 365
3 6 (10.91%) Office 365
4 3 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (5.45%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (5.45%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (3.64%) PaaS
6 1 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 19 (34.55%) DMZ
1 19 (34.55%) DNS
2 13 (23.64%) LDAP
3 11 (20.00%) VLAN
3 11 (20.00%) WAN
4 10 (18.18%) DHCP
4 10 (18.18%) SMTP
5 2 (3.64%) Skype
6 1 (1.82%) LAN
6 1 (1.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (47.27%) SQL Server
2 19 (34.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (10.91%) Power BI
4 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.45%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.64%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.82%) Big Data
7 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.45%) Jasmine
1 3 (5.45%) Mocha
1 3 (5.45%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (29.09%) Marketing
2 10 (18.18%) Law
3 4 (7.27%) Retail
4 2 (3.64%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) AngularJS
2 3 (5.45%) .NET
2 3 (5.45%) Backbone.js
2 3 (5.45%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (34.55%) Replication
2 10 (18.18%) Clustering
3 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.82%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 24 (43.64%) Windows
2 22 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 19 (34.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (70.91%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (38.18%) ITIL
3 20 (36.36%) CRM
3 20 (36.36%) High Availability
4 19 (34.55%) Change Management
4 19 (34.55%) ITIL V3
4 19 (34.55%) Performance Testing
4 19 (34.55%) Presales
4 19 (34.55%) PRINCE2
4 19 (34.55%) Project Management
4 19 (34.55%) Server Building
4 19 (34.55%) Service Management
4 19 (34.55%) Time Management
5 16 (29.09%) Business Development
5 16 (29.09%) Marketing Automation
6 10 (18.18%) Network Load Balancing
7 9 (16.36%) Load Balancing
7 9 (16.36%) Service Delivery
7 9 (16.36%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (12.73%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 19 (34.55%) PowerShell
1 19 (34.55%) VBScript
2 13 (23.64%) SQL
3 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.82%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) MCSE
System Software
1 20 (36.36%) Active Directory
1 20 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (34.55%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.82%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 19 (34.55%) Microsoft Clustering
2 10 (18.18%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 55 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (36.36%) VMware
3 16 (29.09%) Cognizant
4 2 (3.64%) Cisco
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle
4 2 (3.64%) SAP
5 1 (1.82%) AppSense
5 1 (1.82%) Citrix
5 1 (1.82%) EMC
5 1 (1.82%) HP
5 1 (1.82%) NetApp
5 1 (1.82%) Symantec
5 1 (1.82%) Tableau
5 1 (1.82%) Veeam
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