The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Solution Architect
Rank 797 846 841
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Solutions Architect 84 46 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.044% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.046% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 59 39 16
Average salary £71,000 £70,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% +21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £35,000 £44,550
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -17.39%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Infrastructure Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Solutions Architect within the UK.

Infrastructure Solutions Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Solutions Architect over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 within the UK.

Infrastructure Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top 30 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 27 February 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
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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
England +35 83 £73,000 +4.28% 3
London +22 33 £87,500 +25.00% 1
Yorkshire +11 14 £55,000 +57.14% 1
North West - 13 - -
West Yorkshire +6 12 £55,000 +57.14% 1
South East -9 12 £62,500 -13.79%
Bradford - 12 £55,000 - 1
Manchester - 11 - -
South West -12 5 £55,000 +57.14%
Buckinghamshire - 4 £62,500 -
Surrey -8 3 £102,500 +115.78%
Wiltshire - 3 £57,750 -
Swindon - 3 £57,750 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £62,500 -
South Yorkshire -1 2 £70,000 +12.00%
Berkshire -1 2 £68,750 -5.17%
Hampshire -9 2 £56,250 -
Sheffield -10 2 £70,000 +12.00%
Wilmslow - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 - -
Scotland +8 1 £50,000 -
City of London -1 1 £75,000 -3.22% 1
East of England -3 1 £102,500 -
Bristol -8 1 £41,000 +17.14%
Reading -9 1 £75,000 +3.44%
Bath - 1 £55,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £90,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £62,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £102,500 -
Egham - 1 £102,500 -

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 84 (55.63%) Windows
2 80 (52.98%) Cisco
3 74 (49.01%) Linux
4 73 (48.34%) Oracle
4 73 (48.34%) IBM
4 73 (48.34%) SAN
5 72 (47.68%) VMware
6 70 (46.36%) NetApp
7 68 (45.03%) Solaris
8 66 (43.71%) Middleware
9 64 (42.38%) WebSphere
9 64 (42.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 62 (41.06%) EMC
11 59 (39.07%) SQL Server
12 56 (37.09%) WAN
13 55 (36.42%) LAN
13 55 (36.42%) Hyper-V
14 49 (32.45%) Microsoft
15 45 (29.80%) HP
15 45 (29.80%) KVM
16 43 (28.48%) Coaching
16 43 (28.48%) DB2
17 40 (26.49%) Finance
17 40 (26.49%) Infrastructure Management
18 39 (25.83%) AIX
18 39 (25.83%) Red Hat
19 37 (24.50%) IIS
19 37 (24.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 36 (23.84%) Mentoring
21 34 (22.52%) NAS

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 64 (42.38%) WebSphere
2 37 (24.50%) IIS
3 32 (21.19%) Oracle Coherence
4 30 (19.87%) WebLogic
4 30 (19.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 30 (19.87%) Apache
4 30 (19.87%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.97%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.65%) Lync
7 2 (1.32%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (2.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (11.92%) RMDS
2 1 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.96%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (5.96%) SaaS
2 4 (2.65%) Office 365
2 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.32%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.32%) Route 53
4 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 73 (48.34%) SAN
2 56 (37.09%) WAN
3 55 (36.42%) LAN
4 34 (22.52%) NAS
5 30 (19.87%) FCoE
5 30 (19.87%) Fibre Channel
5 30 (19.87%) Multicast
5 30 (19.87%) HTTP
6 18 (11.92%) Internet
7 15 (9.93%) iSCSI
8 11 (7.28%) Firewall
9 3 (1.99%) Network Security
10 2 (1.32%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (1.32%) DNS
11 1 (0.66%) MPLS
11 1 (0.66%) Wireless
11 1 (0.66%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (39.07%) SQL Server
2 43 (28.48%) DB2
3 32 (21.19%) Relational Database
4 30 (19.87%) Oracle Database
4 30 (19.87%) Oracle Exadata
4 30 (19.87%) RDBMS
5 18 (11.92%) Hadoop
5 18 (11.92%) HBase
6 12 (7.95%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.31%) MySQL
8 3 (1.99%) Oracle OLAP
8 3 (1.99%) OLTP
8 3 (1.99%) OLAP
9 2 (1.32%) Big Data
9 2 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
General
1 40 (26.49%) Finance
2 21 (13.91%) Banking
3 16 (10.60%) Retail
3 16 (10.60%) Telecoms
4 14 (9.27%) Legal
5 4 (2.65%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.99%) Advertising
7 2 (1.32%) Marketing
7 2 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.66%) Back Office
8 1 (0.66%) Electronics
8 1 (0.66%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (43.71%) Middleware
2 32 (21.19%) WebSphere MQ
3 18 (11.92%) Rendezvous
3 18 (11.92%) HTML
3 18 (11.92%) XML
3 18 (11.92%) XSLT
4 9 (5.96%) Web Services
5 2 (1.32%) J2EE
5 2 (1.32%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 32 (21.19%) FlexPod
2 9 (5.96%) CMDB
2 9 (5.96%) Mainframe
3 7 (4.64%) N-Tier
3 7 (4.64%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (1.99%) FMCG
5 2 (1.32%) Telematics
5 2 (1.32%) Open Source
5 2 (1.32%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.32%) Replication
5 2 (1.32%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.66%) Tandem
6 1 (0.66%) DTV
6 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.66%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 84 (55.63%) Windows
2 74 (49.01%) Linux
3 68 (45.03%) Solaris
4 39 (25.83%) AIX
5 37 (24.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 30 (19.87%) SUSE
6 30 (19.87%) HPUX
6 30 (19.87%) OS/400
6 30 (19.87%) zOS
7 18 (11.92%) UNIX
8 7 (4.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (4.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (4.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.32%) Android
9 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (28.48%) Coaching
2 40 (26.49%) Infrastructure Management
3 36 (23.84%) Mentoring
4 33 (21.85%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (21.19%) Business Continuity
6 30 (19.87%) Benchmarking
6 30 (19.87%) Performance Tuning
7 29 (19.21%) TOGAF
8 17 (11.26%) ITIL
8 17 (11.26%) Service Management
9 13 (8.61%) Technical Architecture
10 12 (7.95%) Load Balancing
10 12 (7.95%) Project Management
11 9 (5.96%) Risk Management
11 9 (5.96%) Technical Analysis
12 8 (5.30%) E-Commerce
13 7 (4.64%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (3.97%) Zachman Framework
15 4 (2.65%) Migration
15 4 (2.65%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 24 (15.89%) SQL
2 22 (14.57%) Java
3 18 (11.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (5.30%) SC Cleared
1 8 (5.30%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.97%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.31%) Degree
4 3 (1.99%) MCSE
4 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (1.99%) CCNA
5 2 (1.32%) ISEB
5 2 (1.32%) CCIE
5 2 (1.32%) VCP4
6 1 (0.66%) CCAA
6 1 (0.66%) CCA
6 1 (0.66%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.66%) CCEA
6 1 (0.66%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.96%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 64 (42.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (36.42%) Hyper-V
3 45 (29.80%) KVM
4 30 (19.87%) SRDF
4 30 (19.87%) NFS
5 21 (13.91%) Oracle RAC
6 15 (9.93%) Xen
7 8 (5.30%) XenDesktop
8 7 (4.64%) Active Directory
8 7 (4.64%) XenApp
9 3 (1.99%) vSphere
10 1 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 32 (21.19%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.65%) SCCM
3 2 (1.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 80 (52.98%) Cisco
2 73 (48.34%) IBM
2 73 (48.34%) Oracle
3 72 (47.68%) VMware
4 70 (46.36%) NetApp
5 62 (41.06%) EMC
6 49 (32.45%) Microsoft
7 45 (29.80%) HP
8 39 (25.83%) Red Hat
9 33 (21.85%) CheckPoint
9 33 (21.85%) Juniper
10 30 (19.87%) BMC
10 30 (19.87%) CA
10 30 (19.87%) Symantec
10 30 (19.87%) Intel
10 30 (19.87%) Brocade
11 18 (11.92%) DataSynapse
11 18 (11.92%) 29West
11 18 (11.92%) Citrix
11 18 (11.92%) Sybase
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