The first table below looks at the demand for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bolton region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank - 35 30
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 0 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton - 0.60% 3.82%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.62% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 6
Average salary - £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £62,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Job Titles Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
156 161 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 99.36% 96.41% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 134 152 151
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Solutions Architect
Manchester

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in the job title across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Bolton

Solutions Architect
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton region that cited Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CommVault
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) MOF
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) 3PAR
1 1 (100.00%) NCIE
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton region that cited Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (100.00%) MOF
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) NCIE
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) CommVault
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) 3PAR