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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Solution Architect
Rank 841 840 836
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Solutions Architect 63 69 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.060% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.064% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 47 42 38
Average salary £87,500 £70,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +12.00%
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +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
102778 107783 99441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.50% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85796 87187 82527
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015 within the UK.

Infrastructure Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top 26 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 4 September 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 +8 63 £87,500 +25.00% 6
London -10 29 £87,500 +24.55% 1
Manchester +15 15 - -
North West +6 15 - -
East of England - 5 £62,500 - 1
West Midlands -1 4 £67,500 +3.84%
Yorkshire +13 3 £45,000 -14.28% 2
South East -7 3 £58,500 -16.42% 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £62,500 - 1
Bedford - 3 £62,500 - 1
North Yorkshire - 2 £44,000 -
Skipton - 2 £44,000 -
Essex - 2 £75,000 -
South Yorkshire +5 1 £70,000 +33.33%
Surrey +4 1 £65,000 -7.14%
Staines -17 1 £65,000 -7.14%
Berkshire - 1 £55,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £58,500 - 1
Somerset - 1 £60,000 -
South West - 1 £60,000 - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £55,000 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Bath - 1 £60,000 -
Sheffield - 1 £70,000 -

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 105 (72.92%) Cisco
2 103 (71.53%) Windows
3 100 (69.44%) Linux
3 100 (69.44%) Oracle
3 100 (69.44%) NetApp
3 100 (69.44%) SAN
4 96 (66.67%) IBM
5 95 (65.97%) EMC
6 94 (65.28%) Middleware
6 94 (65.28%) WebSphere
7 92 (63.89%) Solaris
8 91 (63.19%) VMware
9 89 (61.81%) VMware Infrastructure
10 81 (56.25%) Finance
11 79 (54.86%) Hyper-V
12 76 (52.78%) WAN
13 73 (50.69%) LAN
14 71 (49.31%) HTTP
14 71 (49.31%) NFS
14 71 (49.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 71 (49.31%) Apache
14 71 (49.31%) Tomcat
14 71 (49.31%) IIS
14 71 (49.31%) NAS
14 71 (49.31%) SRDF
14 71 (49.31%) FCoE
14 71 (49.31%) Fibre Channel
14 71 (49.31%) Multicast
14 71 (49.31%) KVM
15 70 (48.61%) Agile Software Development

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 94 (65.28%) WebSphere
2 71 (49.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 71 (49.31%) IIS
2 71 (49.31%) Apache
2 71 (49.31%) Tomcat
3 67 (46.53%) Oracle Coherence
4 23 (15.97%) WebLogic
5 6 (4.17%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.78%) Lync
7 3 (2.08%) MS Exchange
7 3 (2.08%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 46 (31.94%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 23 (15.97%) IBM PureFlex
2 7 (4.86%) IaaS
3 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 100 (69.44%) SAN
2 76 (52.78%) WAN
3 73 (50.69%) LAN
4 71 (49.31%) HTTP
4 71 (49.31%) NAS
4 71 (49.31%) FCoE
4 71 (49.31%) Fibre Channel
4 71 (49.31%) Multicast
5 52 (36.11%) iSCSI
6 4 (2.78%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (40.97%) SQL Server
2 46 (31.94%) DB2
2 46 (31.94%) Hadoop
2 46 (31.94%) HBase
3 25 (17.36%) Oracle Database
3 25 (17.36%) Data Warehouse
4 24 (16.67%) Oracle Exadata
5 23 (15.97%) RDBMS
5 23 (15.97%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.17%) Oracle OLAP
6 6 (4.17%) OLTP
6 6 (4.17%) OLAP
7 4 (2.78%) MySQL
General
1 81 (56.25%) Finance
2 7 (4.86%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.47%) Retail
4 3 (2.08%) Banking
4 3 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.08%) Law
5 2 (1.39%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (65.28%) Middleware
2 46 (31.94%) Rendezvous
2 46 (31.94%) HTML
2 46 (31.94%) XML
2 46 (31.94%) XSLT
2 46 (31.94%) Ultra Messaging
3 23 (15.97%) WebSphere MQ
3 23 (15.97%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (1.39%) Web Services
5 1 (0.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (26.39%) Data Centre
2 23 (15.97%) FlexPod
3 19 (13.19%) Mainframe
4 6 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.47%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.08%) Clustering
6 3 (2.08%) iSeries
6 3 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.39%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.69%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.69%) PMI
8 1 (0.69%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 103 (71.53%) Windows
2 100 (69.44%) Linux
3 92 (63.89%) Solaris
4 25 (17.36%) AIX
4 25 (17.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (15.97%) HPUX
5 23 (15.97%) OS/400
5 23 (15.97%) zOS
5 23 (15.97%) SUSE
6 14 (9.72%) UNIX
7 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (48.61%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (46.53%) Benchmarking
2 67 (46.53%) Performance Tuning
3 26 (18.06%) Mentoring
3 26 (18.06%) Coaching
4 25 (17.36%) Business Continuity
5 24 (16.67%) Converged Infrastructure
6 23 (15.97%) Infrastructure Management
7 21 (14.58%) Risk Management
8 12 (8.33%) Service Management
8 12 (8.33%) ITIL
9 11 (7.64%) TOGAF
10 8 (5.56%) Project Management
11 6 (4.17%) PRINCE2
12 5 (3.47%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (3.47%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (3.47%) Enterprise Architecture
13 4 (2.78%) IT Governance
13 4 (2.78%) Migration
13 4 (2.78%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 47 (32.64%) Java
2 46 (31.94%) JavaScript
3 31 (21.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (4.86%) SC Cleared
1 7 (4.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.78%) Degree
3 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 89 (61.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 79 (54.86%) Hyper-V
3 71 (49.31%) SRDF
3 71 (49.31%) KVM
3 71 (49.31%) NFS
4 50 (34.72%) Xen
4 50 (34.72%) Oracle RAC
5 9 (6.25%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (15.97%) Tivoli
2 5 (3.47%) SCCM
3 4 (2.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 105 (72.92%) Cisco
2 100 (69.44%) Oracle
2 100 (69.44%) NetApp
3 96 (66.67%) IBM
4 95 (65.97%) EMC
5 91 (63.19%) VMware
6 67 (46.53%) Intel
7 46 (31.94%) Sybase
7 46 (31.94%) TIBCO
7 46 (31.94%) DataSynapse
8 37 (25.69%) Microsoft
9 28 (19.44%) HP
10 26 (18.06%) CheckPoint
11 25 (17.36%) Red Hat
12 23 (15.97%) Symantec
12 23 (15.97%) Juniper
12 23 (15.97%) BMC
12 23 (15.97%) CA
12 23 (15.97%) Brocade
13 5 (3.47%) Citrix
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