The median annual salary for a Principal Solutions Architect was £90,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

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

Principal Solution Architect
UK
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 865 950 939
Rank change year-on-year +85 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Solutions Architect 2 8 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.008% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.008% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 20
Median salary £90,000 £65,000 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% -23.52%  
UK excluding London median salary £90,000 £65,000 £85,000
% change year-on-year +38.46% -23.52%  

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 84085 99656 107160
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.30% 96.32% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69887 83740 87378
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Principal Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Principal Solutions Architect in the UK

Principal Solutions Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Principal Solutions Architect in the UK

Principal Solutions Architect
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 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 +76 2 £90,000 +38.46% 1
Cheltenham - 1 £90,000 -
Leeds - 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £90,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
South West - 1 £90,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, Principal 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 Principal Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (50.00%) MODAF
2 2 (50.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (25.00%) IaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) SANS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared

Principal 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (50.00%) MODAF
2 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) MOF
3 1 (25.00%) Operations Management
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CEH
1 1 (25.00%) CISA
1 1 (25.00%) CISM
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) GIAC
1 1 (25.00%) SANS
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
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