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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Solution Architect
Rank 820 826 838
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Solutions Architect 76 55 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.051% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.053% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 54 52 45
Average salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,250 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £72,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
107752 102864 107643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.57% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88108 85518 91703
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 £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 24 October 2014 within the UK.

Infrastructure Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top 29 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 24 October 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 +12 68 £70,000 +16.66% 4
London +40 29 £102,500 +64.00%
South East -8 14 £70,000 +47.36% 2
North West -15 14 £57,500 -20.68%
Manchester 0 11 £75,000 +3.44%
Surrey -2 8 £70,000 +51.35% 1
Staines - 8 £70,000 - 1
Scotland -8 6 £59,500 -17.93% 1
Edinburgh -16 5 £49,000 -32.41% 1
City of London - 5 £67,500 -
South West -19 4 £57,500 +9.52%
Yorkshire -53 3 £60,000 -17.24%
Cheshire - 3 £49,000 -
Bristol +2 2 £57,500 +9.52%
Buckinghamshire -4 2 £66,250 +26.19%
Hampshire -9 2 £65,000 +23.80%
South Yorkshire -26 2 £60,000 +20.00%
Wiltshire - 2 £57,500 -
Swindon - 2 £57,500 -
Wilmslow - 2 £48,250 -
Basingstoke +14 1 - -
Berkshire -5 1 £75,000 +15.38% 1
Birmingham -13 1 £65,000 +18.18%
West Midlands -18 1 £65,000 +18.18%
West Yorkshire -41 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £70,000 -
Slough - 1 £75,000 -
Leeds - 1 - -
Hook - 1 £65,000 -

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 94 (60.26%) Windows
2 75 (48.08%) VMware
3 69 (44.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 66 (42.31%) Microsoft
5 60 (38.46%) Cisco
6 58 (37.18%) SAN
7 57 (36.54%) Linux
8 55 (35.26%) Oracle
8 55 (35.26%) IBM
9 54 (34.62%) NetApp
10 51 (32.69%) Solaris
11 49 (31.41%) Hyper-V
12 47 (30.13%) SQL Server
13 45 (28.85%) EMC
14 42 (26.92%) Middleware
15 41 (26.28%) ITIL
16 40 (25.64%) LAN
17 39 (25.00%) WebSphere
18 38 (24.36%) WAN
19 37 (23.72%) Microsoft Certification
20 32 (20.51%) SQL
20 32 (20.51%) IIS
21 30 (19.23%) TOGAF
22 29 (18.59%) HP
23 28 (17.95%) Sybase
24 27 (17.31%) Coaching
24 27 (17.31%) Citrix
25 26 (16.67%) Finance
26 25 (16.03%) NAS
27 24 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 39 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 32 (20.51%) IIS
3 23 (14.74%) Apache
4 22 (14.10%) Tomcat
5 21 (13.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 21 (13.46%) Oracle Coherence
6 17 (10.90%) SharePoint
7 16 (10.26%) WebLogic
8 5 (3.21%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.64%) Site Server
9 1 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.64%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.64%) Lync
9 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (7.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 21 (13.46%) RMDS
2 2 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.05%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.56%) IaaS
3 4 (2.56%) SaaS
4 3 (1.92%) PaaS
5 2 (1.28%) Office 365
5 2 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 58 (37.18%) SAN
2 40 (25.64%) LAN
3 38 (24.36%) WAN
4 25 (16.03%) NAS
5 21 (13.46%) HTTP
5 21 (13.46%) FCoE
5 21 (13.46%) Fibre Channel
5 21 (13.46%) Multicast
6 17 (10.90%) Internet
7 14 (8.97%) Firewall
8 6 (3.85%) NetScaler
9 5 (3.21%) DNS
10 3 (1.92%) TCP/IP
10 3 (1.92%) Network Security
11 2 (1.28%) VoIP
11 2 (1.28%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.64%) MPLS
12 1 (0.64%) Wireless
12 1 (0.64%) VLAN
12 1 (0.64%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (30.13%) SQL Server
2 24 (15.38%) DB2
3 21 (13.46%) Hadoop
3 21 (13.46%) HBase
4 16 (10.26%) Oracle Database
5 15 (9.62%) Relational Database
5 15 (9.62%) Oracle Exadata
5 15 (9.62%) RDBMS
6 6 (3.85%) MySQL
7 4 (2.56%) Big Data
8 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
General
1 26 (16.67%) Finance
2 9 (5.77%) Banking
3 7 (4.49%) Military
3 7 (4.49%) Marketing
3 7 (4.49%) Advertising
4 4 (2.56%) Law
4 4 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.92%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.28%) Electronics
7 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.64%) Back Office
7 1 (0.64%) Publishing
7 1 (0.64%) Retail
7 1 (0.64%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (26.92%) Middleware
2 21 (13.46%) HTML
2 21 (13.46%) XML
2 21 (13.46%) XSLT
2 21 (13.46%) Rendezvous
3 15 (9.62%) WebSphere MQ
4 11 (7.05%) Web Services
5 6 (3.85%) Java EE
6 5 (3.21%) .NET
7 1 (0.64%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.90%) FlexPod
2 11 (7.05%) Enterprise Storage
3 9 (5.77%) N-Tier
4 6 (3.85%) Open Source
5 4 (2.56%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.56%) CMDB
6 3 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.28%) DTV
7 2 (1.28%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.64%) Replication
8 1 (0.64%) Tandem
8 1 (0.64%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.64%) FMCG
8 1 (0.64%) iSeries
8 1 (0.64%) NHS
8 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 94 (60.26%) Windows
2 57 (36.54%) Linux
3 51 (32.69%) Solaris
4 24 (15.38%) AIX
4 24 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (14.10%) UNIX
6 19 (12.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (10.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (10.26%) HPUX
9 15 (9.62%) SUSE
9 15 (9.62%) OS/400
9 15 (9.62%) zOS
10 11 (7.05%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (26.28%) ITIL
2 30 (19.23%) TOGAF
3 27 (17.31%) Coaching
4 23 (14.74%) Mentoring
5 22 (14.10%) Performance Tuning
5 22 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (13.46%) Benchmarking
6 21 (13.46%) Infrastructure Management
7 17 (10.90%) Project Management
7 17 (10.90%) Business Continuity
8 16 (10.26%) Service Management
9 11 (7.05%) Migration
10 10 (6.41%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (6.41%) Risk Management
11 9 (5.77%) Zachman Framework
12 8 (5.13%) E-Commerce
13 7 (4.49%) Configuration Management
13 7 (4.49%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (3.85%) Load Balancing
14 6 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 32 (20.51%) SQL
2 21 (13.46%) Java
2 21 (13.46%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 37 (23.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (10.90%) MCSE
4 14 (8.97%) Security Cleared
5 13 (8.33%) Degree
5 13 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 12 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (7.05%) CCNA
8 10 (6.41%) Citrix Certification
8 10 (6.41%) MCITP
9 9 (5.77%) CCEE
10 6 (3.85%) VCAP
10 6 (3.85%) CCIE
11 5 (3.21%) CCIA
11 5 (3.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (2.56%) VCP5
13 3 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (1.28%) ISEB
15 1 (0.64%) MCSD
15 1 (0.64%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.56%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 69 (44.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (31.41%) Hyper-V
3 21 (13.46%) NFS
3 21 (13.46%) SRDF
3 21 (13.46%) Oracle RAC
4 15 (9.62%) KVM
5 9 (5.77%) XenApp
5 9 (5.77%) XenDesktop
6 8 (5.13%) Active Directory
7 2 (1.28%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.64%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.64%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.64%) UAG
Systems Management
1 15 (9.62%) Tivoli
2 13 (8.33%) SCCM
2 13 (8.33%) SCOM
3 8 (5.13%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.64%) OpenSSO
4 1 (0.64%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 75 (48.08%) VMware
2 66 (42.31%) Microsoft
3 60 (38.46%) Cisco
4 55 (35.26%) IBM
4 55 (35.26%) Oracle
5 54 (34.62%) NetApp
6 45 (28.85%) EMC
7 29 (18.59%) HP
8 28 (17.95%) Sybase
9 27 (17.31%) Citrix
10 24 (15.38%) Red Hat
11 23 (14.74%) CA
12 21 (13.46%) Intel
12 21 (13.46%) TIBCO
12 21 (13.46%) DataSynapse
12 21 (13.46%) 29West
13 19 (12.18%) Juniper
14 17 (10.90%) CheckPoint
15 16 (10.26%) Symantec
16 15 (9.62%) Brocade
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