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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Solution Architect
Rank 906 834 859
Rank change year-on-year
-72 +25
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Solutions Architect 45 107 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.10% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.11% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 41 74 59
Average salary £67,750 £66,250 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.26% -5.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £52,750 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £66,250 £61,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+7.72% -1.60%

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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016 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 5 February 2016. 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 -53 43 £69,000 +0.36% 10
London -17 19 £75,000 -7.69% 2
South East 0 15 £70,000 +12.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -7 5 £70,000 +27.27%
Surrey +7 4 £67,500 -34.14% 1
Yorkshire +7 4 £43,750 -20.45% 1
Berkshire +3 3 £80,000 +25.49%
West Yorkshire -1 3 £51,875 -5.68% 1
Maidenhead - 3 £80,000 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £65,000 -
Leeds - 3 £43,750 -
East of England -6 2 £60,000 -14.28% 3
South West -15 2 £60,000 +4.34% 2
Croydon - 2 £51,250 -
Manchester +11 1 £75,000 - 1
Hampshire +10 1 £57,500 +2.22%
Edinburgh +7 1 £50,000 -13.04%
Wiltshire +1 1 £60,000 +4.34% 1
Swindon -1 1 £60,000 +4.34% 1
Scotland -3 1 £50,000 -6.97%
Hertfordshire -5 1 - - 2
North West -8 1 £75,000 +50.00% 1
Bradford -11 1 £60,000 +9.09%
South Wales - 1 £60,000 -
Wales - 1 £60,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £60,000 - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £43,000 -
Bedford - 1 £60,000 -
High Wycombe - 1 £70,000 -
Cheltenham - 1 £60,000 - 1

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 62 (40.79%) Windows
2 56 (36.84%) Oracle
3 52 (34.21%) Middleware
4 51 (33.55%) Data Centre
5 49 (32.24%) Cisco
6 48 (31.58%) VMware
7 47 (30.92%) Linux
8 43 (28.29%) SAN
9 42 (27.63%) VMware Infrastructure
10 39 (25.66%) TOGAF
11 36 (23.68%) Hyper-V
12 34 (22.37%) WAN
12 34 (22.37%) Microsoft
12 34 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
13 33 (21.71%) EMC
14 32 (21.05%) Finance
15 31 (20.39%) NetApp
16 30 (19.74%) IBM
17 28 (18.42%) LAN
17 28 (18.42%) SQL Server
17 28 (18.42%) Presales
18 27 (17.76%) KVM
18 27 (17.76%) Solaris
18 27 (17.76%) Enterprise Architecture
18 27 (17.76%) WebSphere
19 25 (16.45%) WebLogic
20 24 (15.79%) Java
20 24 (15.79%) Infrastructure Management
20 24 (15.79%) Oracle Database
21 23 (15.13%) HP

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 27 (17.76%) WebSphere
2 25 (16.45%) WebLogic
3 15 (9.87%) Apache
4 12 (7.89%) IIS
4 12 (7.89%) Oracle Coherence
4 12 (7.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 12 (7.89%) Tomcat
5 7 (4.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (2.63%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.97%) JBoss
8 1 (0.66%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.66%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (5.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.66%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 12 (7.89%) RMDS
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.87%) IBM PureFlex
2 14 (9.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (6.58%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (5.92%) Office 365
5 8 (5.26%) IaaS
6 6 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (2.63%) PaaS
7 4 (2.63%) SaaS
8 1 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.66%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 43 (28.29%) SAN
2 34 (22.37%) WAN
3 28 (18.42%) LAN
4 15 (9.87%) NAS
5 13 (8.55%) Multicast
6 12 (7.89%) FCoE
6 12 (7.89%) Fibre Channel
6 12 (7.89%) HTTP
6 12 (7.89%) iSCSI
6 12 (7.89%) Network Security
7 7 (4.61%) VoIP
8 6 (3.95%) Unified Communications
9 4 (2.63%) Firewall
10 3 (1.97%) Intranet
10 3 (1.97%) IPsec
10 3 (1.97%) Wireless
11 2 (1.32%) BIG-IP
11 2 (1.32%) DHCP
11 2 (1.32%) DNS
11 2 (1.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 24 (15.79%) Oracle Database
3 16 (10.53%) Oracle Exadata
3 16 (10.53%) Relational Database
4 15 (9.87%) DB2
4 15 (9.87%) RDBMS
5 14 (9.21%) Hadoop
6 12 (7.89%) HBase
7 4 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.97%) Big Data
9 2 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.66%) GIS
10 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.66%) Redis
General
1 32 (21.05%) Finance
2 7 (4.61%) Banking
3 4 (2.63%) Law
3 4 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.97%) Retail
5 1 (0.66%) Back Office
5 1 (0.66%) Legal
5 1 (0.66%) Local Government
5 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.66%) Marketing
5 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.66%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (34.21%) Middleware
2 15 (9.87%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 15 (9.87%) WebSphere MQ
3 12 (7.89%) HTML
3 12 (7.89%) Rendezvous
3 12 (7.89%) Ultra Messaging
3 12 (7.89%) XML
3 12 (7.89%) XSLT
4 3 (1.97%) .NET
4 3 (1.97%) SOAP
4 3 (1.97%) Web Services
5 2 (1.32%) 802.1X
5 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.66%) COM
6 1 (0.66%) Kafka
6 1 (0.66%) REST
6 1 (0.66%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 51 (33.55%) Data Centre
2 18 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (9.87%) FlexPod
3 15 (9.87%) VCE vBlock
4 13 (8.55%) Computer Science
5 12 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (5.26%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.95%) iSeries
8 4 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.97%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (1.32%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (1.32%) PKI
11 1 (0.66%) Clustering
11 1 (0.66%) Contactless
11 1 (0.66%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.66%) EMC Centera
11 1 (0.66%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.66%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.66%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 62 (40.79%) Windows
2 47 (30.92%) Linux
3 27 (17.76%) Solaris
4 22 (14.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (11.18%) Unix
6 15 (9.87%) AIX
6 15 (9.87%) HPUX
6 15 (9.87%) OS/400
6 15 (9.87%) SUSE
6 15 (9.87%) zOS
7 8 (5.26%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.97%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.32%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.66%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (25.66%) TOGAF
2 34 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (18.42%) Presales
4 27 (17.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 24 (15.79%) Infrastructure Management
6 19 (12.50%) SOA
7 17 (11.18%) Business Continuity
7 17 (11.18%) Mentoring
7 17 (11.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (10.53%) Coaching
8 16 (10.53%) Converged Infrastructure
9 13 (8.55%) Analytics
10 12 (7.89%) Benchmarking
10 12 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (7.24%) Matrix Management
11 11 (7.24%) Project Management
12 10 (6.58%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (6.58%) Kanban
12 10 (6.58%) Scrum
12 10 (6.58%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (15.79%) Java
2 13 (8.55%) JavaScript
3 6 (3.95%) SQL
4 1 (0.66%) PHP
4 1 (0.66%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (11.18%) Degree
2 10 (6.58%) CITP
3 6 (3.95%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.63%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.32%) CCNP
5 2 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.32%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.32%) MCSE
5 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.66%) CCNA
6 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.29%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) COBIT
3 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.66%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.66%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (27.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (23.68%) Hyper-V
3 27 (17.76%) KVM
4 12 (7.89%) Active Directory
4 12 (7.89%) NFS
4 12 (7.89%) Oracle RAC
4 12 (7.89%) SRDF
4 12 (7.89%) Xen
5 1 (0.66%) vSphere
5 1 (0.66%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (9.87%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.66%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.66%) Puppet
2 1 (0.66%) SCCM
Vendors
1 56 (36.84%) Oracle
2 49 (32.24%) Cisco
3 48 (31.58%) VMware
4 34 (22.37%) Microsoft
5 33 (21.71%) EMC
6 31 (20.39%) NetApp
7 30 (19.74%) IBM
8 23 (15.13%) HP
9 22 (14.47%) Red Hat
10 18 (11.84%) Brocade
11 16 (10.53%) Juniper
11 16 (10.53%) Symantec
12 15 (9.87%) BMC
12 15 (9.87%) CA
12 15 (9.87%) CheckPoint
13 14 (9.21%) Citrix
14 12 (7.89%) DataSynapse
14 12 (7.89%) Intel
14 12 (7.89%) Sybase
14 12 (7.89%) TIBCO
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