The first table below looks at the demand for the Platform Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Platform Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform Architect
Rank - 188 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Architect 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.024% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.026% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £52,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £52,500 -
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3838 3919 3639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.84% 95.52% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3197 3379 3291
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Platform Architect
North West

Platform Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Platform Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Platform Architect
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Platform Architect Salary Trend in Manchester

Platform Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Platform 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 Platform Architect in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) IIS
1 10 (100.00%) Apache
1 10 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) SMTP
1 10 (100.00%) FTP
1 10 (100.00%) DNS
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 10 (100.00%) Project Management
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 10 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (60.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) NAS
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Server
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) Lotus
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 7

Platform Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Platform 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 Platform Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (100.00%) IIS
1 10 (100.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 1 (10.00%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) SMTP
1 10 (100.00%) FTP
1 10 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) NAS
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 7
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) AIX
2 1 (10.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (10.00%) Lotus
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) SAP