The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Rochdale 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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 10 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 6 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 15.79% - 6.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.22% - 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 4
Average salary £52,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £63,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -2.30%
Solutions Architect
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Rochdale 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
Rochdale
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
37 20 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 97.37% 95.24% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 37 19 64
Average salary £48,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,850 £19,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £40,000 £39,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Rochdale

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Rochdale

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) SNMP
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) Dell
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
1 6 (100.00%) Internet
1 6 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (100.00%) IPsec
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 6 (100.00%) SCOM
1 6 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 6 (100.00%) OpenNMS
1 6 (100.00%) NAS
1 6 (100.00%) Veeam
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (100.00%) vSphere
1 6 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 6 (100.00%) Acronis
1 6 (100.00%) vCloud
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) Debian
2 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) IIS

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) SNMP
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
1 6 (100.00%) Internet
1 6 (100.00%) IPsec
1 6 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 6 (100.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Debian
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 6 (100.00%) vSphere
1 6 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 6 (100.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) SCOM
1 6 (100.00%) OpenNMS
2 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Dell
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Veeam
1 6 (100.00%) Acronis