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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Solution Architect
Rank 835 827 859
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +32
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Solutions Architect 67 57 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.052% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.055% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 46 54 34
Average salary £70,000 £55,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £72,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -12.00%

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
107647 103692 109532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.73% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 89339 85136 94063
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 November 2014 within the UK.

Infrastructure Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top 23 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 November 2014. 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 -19 61 £70,000 +27.27% 8
London +19 20 £110,000 +62.96% 4
North West +6 18 £53,750 -25.86% 2
Manchester -7 12 £75,000 +3.44%
South East -21 12 £70,000 +43.58%
South West -11 7 £57,500 +27.77% 1
Surrey -16 7 £70,000 +47.36%
Staines - 7 £70,000 -
Scotland -5 6 £57,500 -20.68% 1
Cheshire - 6 £49,500 - 2
Edinburgh -8 5 £53,250 -26.55% 1
Wilmslow - 5 £49,000 - 2
Swindon +5 4 £57,500 +27.77% 1
Wiltshire +2 4 £57,500 +27.77% 1
Berkshire +11 3 £65,000 -
Slough - 3 £65,000 -
City of London - 3 £71,250 - 1
Bristol +2 2 £57,500 +15.00%
Buckinghamshire -2 2 £66,250 +26.19%
South Yorkshire -23 2 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Yorkshire -50 2 £60,000 -2.04% 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £55,000 -
Gloucester - 1 £55,000 -

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 88 (62.86%) Windows
2 72 (51.43%) VMware
3 64 (45.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 63 (45.00%) Microsoft
5 62 (44.29%) Cisco
6 57 (40.71%) SAN
7 56 (40.00%) IBM
8 53 (37.86%) Linux
9 52 (37.14%) Oracle
10 51 (36.43%) NetApp
11 50 (35.71%) Solaris
11 50 (35.71%) Hyper-V
12 48 (34.29%) SQL Server
13 44 (31.43%) LAN
14 43 (30.71%) Middleware
15 42 (30.00%) WAN
15 42 (30.00%) EMC
16 40 (28.57%) WebSphere
17 36 (25.71%) Coaching
18 35 (25.00%) ITIL
19 34 (24.29%) HP
20 30 (21.43%) Infrastructure Management
21 29 (20.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 29 (20.71%) Citrix
21 29 (20.71%) AIX
21 29 (20.71%) Red Hat
22 28 (20.00%) IIS
22 28 (20.00%) Mentoring
23 27 (19.29%) Microsoft Certification
24 25 (17.86%) DB2

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 40 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 28 (20.00%) IIS
3 21 (15.00%) WebLogic
4 19 (13.57%) Apache
5 18 (12.86%) Tomcat
6 17 (12.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 17 (12.14%) Oracle Coherence
7 16 (11.43%) SharePoint
8 5 (3.57%) MS Exchange
9 3 (2.14%) Lync
10 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.71%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.71%) Site Server
10 1 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (12.14%) RMDS
2 2 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.86%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.71%) SaaS
3 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.86%) Office 365
5 2 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.71%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (40.71%) SAN
2 44 (31.43%) LAN
3 42 (30.00%) WAN
4 21 (15.00%) Internet
4 21 (15.00%) NAS
5 17 (12.14%) HTTP
5 17 (12.14%) FCoE
5 17 (12.14%) Fibre Channel
5 17 (12.14%) Multicast
6 16 (11.43%) Firewall
7 6 (4.29%) NetScaler
8 3 (2.14%) Network Security
8 3 (2.14%) DNS
8 3 (2.14%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.43%) VoIP
9 2 (1.43%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.71%) MPLS
10 1 (0.71%) Wireless
10 1 (0.71%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.71%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (34.29%) SQL Server
2 25 (17.86%) DB2
3 21 (15.00%) Oracle Database
4 20 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 20 (14.29%) Oracle Exadata
4 20 (14.29%) RDBMS
5 17 (12.14%) HBase
5 17 (12.14%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.43%) MySQL
6 2 (1.43%) Big Data
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
General
1 23 (16.43%) Finance
2 6 (4.29%) Manufacturing
2 6 (4.29%) Banking
3 5 (3.57%) Marketing
3 5 (3.57%) Advertising
3 5 (3.57%) Military
4 4 (2.86%) Law
5 3 (2.14%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.43%) Electronics
7 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.71%) Back Office
7 1 (0.71%) Retail
7 1 (0.71%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (30.71%) Middleware
2 20 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
3 17 (12.14%) Rendezvous
3 17 (12.14%) HTML
3 17 (12.14%) XML
3 17 (12.14%) XSLT
4 11 (7.86%) Web Services
5 4 (2.86%) .NET
6 2 (1.43%) Java EE
7 1 (0.71%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.71%) FlexPod
2 10 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
3 9 (6.43%) N-Tier
4 8 (5.71%) CMDB
5 6 (4.29%) Open Source
6 4 (2.86%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.14%) FMCG
7 3 (2.14%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.43%) DTV
9 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.71%) Tandem
9 1 (0.71%) iSeries
9 1 (0.71%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.71%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 88 (62.86%) Windows
2 53 (37.86%) Linux
3 50 (35.71%) Solaris
4 29 (20.71%) AIX
4 29 (20.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (15.00%) HPUX
6 20 (14.29%) OS/400
6 20 (14.29%) zOS
6 20 (14.29%) SUSE
7 19 (13.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (10.71%) UNIX
9 11 (7.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (25.71%) Coaching
2 35 (25.00%) ITIL
3 30 (21.43%) Infrastructure Management
4 28 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 25 (17.86%) TOGAF
6 22 (15.71%) Business Continuity
7 18 (12.86%) Performance Tuning
8 17 (12.14%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (12.14%) Benchmarking
8 17 (12.14%) Project Management
9 13 (9.29%) Service Management
10 10 (7.14%) Load Balancing
11 9 (6.43%) Zachman Framework
12 8 (5.71%) E-Commerce
12 8 (5.71%) Technical Analysis
12 8 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
13 7 (5.00%) Service Delivery
13 7 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
14 6 (4.29%) Risk Management
14 6 (4.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (15.71%) SQL
2 17 (12.14%) Java
2 17 (12.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (19.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (9.29%) MCSE
4 11 (7.86%) CCNA
4 11 (7.86%) Degree
5 10 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 10 (7.14%) MCITP
5 10 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
6 9 (6.43%) SC Cleared
6 9 (6.43%) CCEE
7 8 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (4.29%) VCAP
9 5 (3.57%) CCIA
10 4 (2.86%) VCP5
10 4 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.43%) ISEB
11 2 (1.43%) CCIE
11 2 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.71%) MCSD
12 1 (0.71%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 64 (45.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (35.71%) Hyper-V
3 20 (14.29%) KVM
4 17 (12.14%) Oracle RAC
4 17 (12.14%) SRDF
4 17 (12.14%) NFS
5 11 (7.86%) Active Directory
6 9 (6.43%) XenApp
6 9 (6.43%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.43%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.71%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.71%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.71%) UAG
Systems Management
1 20 (14.29%) Tivoli
2 10 (7.14%) SCCM
2 10 (7.14%) SCOM
3 5 (3.57%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.71%) OpenSSO
4 1 (0.71%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 72 (51.43%) VMware
2 63 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 62 (44.29%) Cisco
4 56 (40.00%) IBM
5 52 (37.14%) Oracle
6 51 (36.43%) NetApp
7 42 (30.00%) EMC
8 34 (24.29%) HP
9 29 (20.71%) Citrix
9 29 (20.71%) Red Hat
10 25 (17.86%) CA
11 24 (17.14%) Juniper
12 22 (15.71%) CheckPoint
13 21 (15.00%) Symantec
14 20 (14.29%) Brocade
14 20 (14.29%) BMC
14 20 (14.29%) Sybase
15 17 (12.14%) Intel
15 17 (12.14%) TIBCO
15 17 (12.14%) DataSynapse
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