The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Infrastructure Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Solution Architect
Rank 233 246 254
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Solutions Architect 12 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.014% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.015% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Average salary £46,000 £65,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.23% +13.04%
UK excluding London average salary £63,250 £71,250 £59,000
% change year-on-year
-11.22% +20.76%
Infrastructure Solutions Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6123 6681 7159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.23% 94.83% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4987 5410 6136
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 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Infrastructure Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Infrastructure Solutions Architect Salary Trend in the North West

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Solutions Architect within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
Manchester - 11 - - 2
Lancashire - 1 £46,000 -
Infrastructure Solutions Architect
England

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 26 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 25 (96.15%) Linux
3 24 (92.31%) Microsoft
3 24 (92.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (92.31%) VMware
3 24 (92.31%) Hyper-V
4 23 (88.46%) Oracle Exadata
4 23 (88.46%) Infrastructure Management
4 23 (88.46%) Oracle Database
4 23 (88.46%) FlexPod
4 23 (88.46%) Relational Database
4 23 (88.46%) KVM
4 23 (88.46%) Mentoring
4 23 (88.46%) Coaching
4 23 (88.46%) Business Continuity
4 23 (88.46%) SUSE
4 23 (88.46%) Brocade
4 23 (88.46%) WebSphere
4 23 (88.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (88.46%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 23 (88.46%) HP
4 23 (88.46%) EMC
4 23 (88.46%) Juniper
4 23 (88.46%) SAN
4 23 (88.46%) BMC
4 23 (88.46%) CA
4 23 (88.46%) NetApp
4 23 (88.46%) Red Hat
4 23 (88.46%) zOS
4 23 (88.46%) CheckPoint

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (88.46%) WebLogic
1 23 (88.46%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 23 (88.46%) IBM PureFlex
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon S3
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.69%) Route 53
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon Glacier
2 2 (7.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 23 (88.46%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (88.46%) SQL Server
1 23 (88.46%) DB2
1 23 (88.46%) RDBMS
1 23 (88.46%) Oracle Exadata
1 23 (88.46%) Oracle Database
1 23 (88.46%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.69%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) Big Data
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (88.46%) WebSphere MQ
1 23 (88.46%) Middleware
1 23 (88.46%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (7.69%) JSON
2 2 (7.69%) J2EE
2 2 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 23 (88.46%) FlexPod
3 2 (7.69%) Replication
3 2 (7.69%) Telematics
3 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (96.15%) Linux
2 23 (88.46%) OS/400
2 23 (88.46%) zOS
2 23 (88.46%) SUSE
2 23 (88.46%) Windows
2 23 (88.46%) AIX
2 23 (88.46%) HPUX
2 23 (88.46%) Solaris
2 23 (88.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) Business Continuity
1 23 (88.46%) Infrastructure Management
1 23 (88.46%) Mentoring
1 23 (88.46%) Coaching
1 23 (88.46%) Converged Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) Android Development
2 2 (7.69%) iOS Development
2 2 (7.69%) Server Monitoring
2 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
2 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) Java
System Software
1 24 (92.31%) VMware Infrastructure
1 24 (92.31%) Hyper-V
2 23 (88.46%) KVM
Systems Management
1 23 (88.46%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 24 (92.31%) Microsoft
1 24 (92.31%) VMware
2 23 (88.46%) Brocade
2 23 (88.46%) Oracle
2 23 (88.46%) Cisco
2 23 (88.46%) IBM
2 23 (88.46%) HP
2 23 (88.46%) EMC
2 23 (88.46%) Juniper
2 23 (88.46%) BMC
2 23 (88.46%) CA
2 23 (88.46%) NetApp
2 23 (88.46%) Red Hat
2 23 (88.46%) CheckPoint
2 23 (88.46%) Symantec
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