The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 156 145 172
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 24 41 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.67% 1.02% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 1.08% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 6 24 16
Average salary £60,000 £58,750 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,150 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
Solutions Architect
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3402 3786 3910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.16% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2827 3135 3383
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Manchester

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Manchester

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 33 (48.53%) SQL Server
2 31 (45.59%) Windows
2 31 (45.59%) Microsoft
3 29 (42.65%) VMware
3 29 (42.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (41.18%) Mentoring
4 28 (41.18%) Data Centre
4 28 (41.18%) NetApp
5 27 (39.71%) Oracle
5 27 (39.71%) Business Continuity
5 27 (39.71%) Middleware
5 27 (39.71%) Symantec
5 27 (39.71%) FlexPod
6 26 (38.24%) HP
6 26 (38.24%) Cisco
7 25 (36.76%) IBM
7 25 (36.76%) SAN
7 25 (36.76%) AIX
7 25 (36.76%) Coaching
8 24 (35.29%) Hyper-V
8 24 (35.29%) Oracle Exadata
8 24 (35.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 24 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (35.29%) Relational Database
8 24 (35.29%) KVM
8 24 (35.29%) Infrastructure Management
8 24 (35.29%) IBM PureFlex
8 24 (35.29%) Oracle Database
8 24 (35.29%) Converged Infrastructure
8 24 (35.29%) Brocade

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Application Platforms
1 24 (35.29%) WebLogic
1 24 (35.29%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.47%) Documentum
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Office
1 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 24 (35.29%) IBM PureFlex
2 7 (10.29%) SaaS
3 1 (1.47%) PaaS
3 1 (1.47%) Office 365
3 1 (1.47%) IaaS
3 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (36.76%) SAN
2 2 (2.94%) LAN
2 2 (2.94%) WAN
2 2 (2.94%) Network Security
3 1 (1.47%) NAS
3 1 (1.47%) DHCP
3 1 (1.47%) HTTP
3 1 (1.47%) DNS
3 1 (1.47%) Intranet
3 1 (1.47%) Internet
3 1 (1.47%) Extranet
3 1 (1.47%) Firewall
3 1 (1.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (48.53%) SQL Server
2 24 (35.29%) DB2
2 24 (35.29%) RDBMS
2 24 (35.29%) Oracle Exadata
2 24 (35.29%) Oracle Database
2 24 (35.29%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.47%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
1 3 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (11.76%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Banking
3 3 (4.41%) Local Government
4 2 (2.94%) Marketing
5 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.47%) Retail
5 1 (1.47%) Law
5 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (39.71%) Middleware
2 24 (35.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 24 (35.29%) WebSphere MQ
3 16 (23.53%) .NET
4 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET
4 5 (7.35%) Web Services
5 3 (4.41%) HTML
5 3 (4.41%) CSS
5 3 (4.41%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.94%) WAMP
6 2 (2.94%) LAMP
7 1 (1.47%) SOAP
7 1 (1.47%) EJB
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.47%) RESTful
7 1 (1.47%) Java EE
7 1 (1.47%) WCF
7 1 (1.47%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (41.18%) Data Centre
2 27 (39.71%) FlexPod
3 5 (7.35%) NHS
4 4 (5.88%) Informatics
4 4 (5.88%) Health Informatics
5 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.41%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.94%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.47%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.47%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 31 (45.59%) Windows
2 25 (36.76%) AIX
3 24 (35.29%) HPUX
3 24 (35.29%) Solaris
3 24 (35.29%) Linux
3 24 (35.29%) OS/400
3 24 (35.29%) zOS
3 24 (35.29%) SUSE
3 24 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.88%) UNIX
5 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.18%) Mentoring
2 27 (39.71%) Business Continuity
3 25 (36.76%) Coaching
4 24 (35.29%) Converged Infrastructure
4 24 (35.29%) Infrastructure Management
5 13 (19.12%) Project Management
6 11 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (10.29%) Business Analysis
8 5 (7.35%) Migration
8 5 (7.35%) TOGAF
8 5 (7.35%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (7.35%) PRINCE2
9 4 (5.88%) EAI
9 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (5.88%) Scrum
9 4 (5.88%) Software Architecture
9 4 (5.88%) Zachman Framework
10 3 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (4.41%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.24%) C#
2 6 (8.82%) SQL
3 5 (7.35%) Java
4 3 (4.41%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.41%) C
5 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) Degree
2 3 (4.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.94%) MCTS
3 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.94%) NCDA
4 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) Data Quality
System Software
1 29 (42.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (35.29%) Hyper-V
2 24 (35.29%) KVM
3 3 (4.41%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 24 (35.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 31 (45.59%) Microsoft
2 29 (42.65%) VMware
3 28 (41.18%) NetApp
4 27 (39.71%) Symantec
4 27 (39.71%) Oracle
5 26 (38.24%) Cisco
5 26 (38.24%) HP
6 25 (36.76%) IBM
7 24 (35.29%) EMC
7 24 (35.29%) Brocade
7 24 (35.29%) Red Hat
7 24 (35.29%) CheckPoint
7 24 (35.29%) Juniper
7 24 (35.29%) BMC
7 24 (35.29%) CA
8 4 (5.88%) Citrix
9 3 (4.41%) Veeam
10 1 (1.47%) PeopleSoft
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