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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 141 154 141
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 44 36 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.19% 0.89% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 0.94% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 28 22 49
Average salary £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £54,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
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
3540 3815 3986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.60% 94.78% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2879 3176 3451
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 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 17 April 2015.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Manchester

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton +13 10 £54,000 - 1
Oldham +9 3 £57,500 -
Salford - 1 £65,000 -
Solutions Architect
North West

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 41 (44.57%) Oracle
2 40 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 39 (42.39%) SQL Server
4 31 (33.70%) Windows
5 29 (31.52%) Cisco
5 29 (31.52%) NetApp
5 29 (31.52%) VMware
6 27 (29.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 27 (29.35%) Mentoring
7 26 (28.26%) FlexPod
7 26 (28.26%) Business Continuity
7 26 (28.26%) Symantec
8 25 (27.17%) Juniper
8 25 (27.17%) Middleware
8 25 (27.17%) HP
9 24 (26.09%) TOGAF
10 23 (25.00%) SAN
11 22 (23.91%) BMC
11 22 (23.91%) CA
11 22 (23.91%) Red Hat
11 22 (23.91%) zOS
11 22 (23.91%) WebSphere MQ
11 22 (23.91%) Tivoli
11 22 (23.91%) CheckPoint
11 22 (23.91%) EMC
11 22 (23.91%) IBM
11 22 (23.91%) RDBMS
11 22 (23.91%) OS/400
11 22 (23.91%) AIX
11 22 (23.91%) HPUX

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 22 (23.91%) WebLogic
1 22 (23.91%) WebSphere
2 13 (14.13%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (13.04%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.35%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.26%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (3.26%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (9.78%) SaaS
4 3 (3.26%) PaaS
4 3 (3.26%) IaaS
5 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (25.00%) SAN
2 3 (3.26%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (3.26%) Wireless
2 3 (3.26%) LAN
2 3 (3.26%) WAN
2 3 (3.26%) Network Security
3 1 (1.09%) LTE
3 1 (1.09%) NAS
3 1 (1.09%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.09%) DHCP
3 1 (1.09%) DNS
3 1 (1.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (42.39%) SQL Server
2 22 (23.91%) DB2
2 22 (23.91%) RDBMS
2 22 (23.91%) Oracle Exadata
2 22 (23.91%) Oracle Database
2 22 (23.91%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.09%) Big Data
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 12 (13.04%) Finance
2 6 (6.52%) Local Government
3 5 (5.43%) Banking
4 4 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.26%) Retail
6 2 (2.17%) Marketing
7 1 (1.09%) Billing
7 1 (1.09%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (27.17%) Middleware
2 22 (23.91%) .NET
2 22 (23.91%) WebSphere MQ
3 15 (16.30%) Web Services
4 11 (11.96%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.26%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (3.26%) Grails
6 2 (2.17%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.09%) Java EE
7 1 (1.09%) SOAP
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (28.26%) FlexPod
2 8 (8.70%) Data Integration
3 5 (5.43%) Mainframe
4 4 (4.35%) Informatics
4 4 (4.35%) NHS
4 4 (4.35%) Health Informatics
5 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.26%) Life Science
6 2 (2.17%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.17%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.09%) Smartcard
7 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (33.70%) Windows
2 22 (23.91%) AIX
2 22 (23.91%) HPUX
2 22 (23.91%) Solaris
2 22 (23.91%) Linux
2 22 (23.91%) OS/400
2 22 (23.91%) zOS
2 22 (23.91%) SUSE
2 22 (23.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (5.43%) UNIX
4 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.35%) Mentoring
2 26 (28.26%) Business Continuity
3 24 (26.09%) TOGAF
4 22 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (23.91%) Coaching
4 22 (23.91%) Infrastructure Management
5 18 (19.57%) Migration
6 16 (17.39%) SOA
7 13 (14.13%) ERP
7 13 (14.13%) Zachman Framework
8 11 (11.96%) E-business
8 11 (11.96%) Data Architecture
9 10 (10.87%) Project Management
10 9 (9.78%) Business Analysis
11 6 (6.52%) Data Modelling
11 6 (6.52%) ITIL
12 5 (5.43%) PRINCE2
12 5 (5.43%) EAI
12 5 (5.43%) GAP Analysis
12 5 (5.43%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.48%) C#
2 10 (10.87%) Java
3 6 (6.52%) SQL
3 6 (6.52%) C
4 3 (3.26%) Ruby
5 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (8.70%) Degree
2 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (3.26%) JNCIS
3 3 (3.26%) JNCIP
3 3 (3.26%) MCTS
3 3 (3.26%) CCIE
3 3 (3.26%) CCNP
3 3 (3.26%) CCDP
3 3 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.26%) NCDA
4 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (29.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (23.91%) Hyper-V
2 22 (23.91%) KVM
3 4 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (23.91%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 41 (44.57%) Oracle
2 40 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 29 (31.52%) Cisco
3 29 (31.52%) NetApp
3 29 (31.52%) VMware
4 26 (28.26%) Symantec
5 25 (27.17%) Juniper
5 25 (27.17%) HP
6 22 (23.91%) EMC
6 22 (23.91%) IBM
6 22 (23.91%) BMC
6 22 (23.91%) CA
6 22 (23.91%) Red Hat
6 22 (23.91%) CheckPoint
6 22 (23.91%) Brocade
7 7 (7.61%) Citrix
8 4 (4.35%) Veeam
9 3 (3.26%) Riverbed
9 3 (3.26%) F5
9 3 (3.26%) SAP
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