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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Solution Architect
Rank 832 811 838
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +27
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Solutions Architect 72 50 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.048% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.050% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 46 47 47
Average salary £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,250 £48,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £62,500 £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
107924 99127 110240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87419 82406 94006
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 2014 within the UK.

Infrastructure Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top 24 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 18 September 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 -23 65 £70,000 +12.00% 6
London -2 36 £70,500 +10.58% 2
South East -2 18 £70,000 +27.27% 1
City of London +13 11 £61,250 -5.76%
Hampshire -2 11 £65,000 +23.80%
Basingstoke +8 10 - -
North West -18 6 £48,250 -33.44% 2
Scotland -18 5 £49,000 -32.41% 2
Surrey -9 4 £70,000 +40.00% 1
Manchester -14 4 - -
Edinburgh -16 4 £48,250 -33.44% 2
Staines - 4 £70,000 - 1
Yorkshire -39 2 £52,500 -27.58%
Wilmslow - 2 £48,250 - 2
Cheshire - 2 £48,250 - 2
Birmingham 0 1 £65,000 +18.18%
Buckinghamshire -8 1 £70,000 +33.33%
South Yorkshire -18 1 £52,500 +5.00%
West Midlands -30 1 £65,000 +4.00%
West Yorkshire -42 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £70,000 -
Leeds - 1 - -
Thames Valley - 1 £65,000 -
Hook - 1 £65,000 -

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 82 (60.74%) Windows
2 57 (42.22%) Microsoft
2 57 (42.22%) VMware
3 55 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 46 (34.07%) SAN
5 45 (33.33%) Linux
6 43 (31.85%) Oracle
7 42 (31.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 41 (30.37%) Cisco
8 41 (30.37%) Hyper-V
9 40 (29.63%) IBM
9 40 (29.63%) ITIL
9 40 (29.63%) NetApp
10 39 (28.89%) Solaris
11 35 (25.93%) SQL Server
11 35 (25.93%) EMC
12 34 (25.19%) Middleware
13 32 (23.70%) LAN
14 31 (22.96%) SQL
14 31 (22.96%) WebSphere
15 30 (22.22%) WAN
16 29 (21.48%) TOGAF
17 27 (20.00%) Sybase
17 27 (20.00%) IIS
18 26 (19.26%) Finance
19 22 (16.30%) Apache
20 21 (15.56%) Tomcat
20 21 (15.56%) Performance Tuning
20 21 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
21 20 (14.81%) RMDS

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 31 (22.96%) WebSphere
2 27 (20.00%) IIS
3 22 (16.30%) Apache
4 21 (15.56%) Tomcat
5 20 (14.81%) Oracle Coherence
5 20 (14.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 15 (11.11%) SharePoint
7 9 (6.67%) WebLogic
8 5 (3.70%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.74%) Site Server
9 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.74%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (10.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) MS Office
2 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (14.81%) RMDS
2 2 (1.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.96%) SaaS
2 4 (2.96%) IaaS
3 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.22%) PaaS
4 2 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (34.07%) SAN
2 32 (23.70%) LAN
3 30 (22.22%) WAN
4 20 (14.81%) NAS
4 20 (14.81%) Multicast
4 20 (14.81%) FCoE
4 20 (14.81%) Fibre Channel
4 20 (14.81%) HTTP
5 13 (9.63%) Firewall
6 12 (8.89%) Internet
7 6 (4.44%) NetScaler
8 5 (3.70%) DNS
9 3 (2.22%) TCP/IP
10 2 (1.48%) Unified Communications
10 2 (1.48%) Network Security
10 2 (1.48%) Ethernet
10 2 (1.48%) VoIP
11 1 (0.74%) DHCP
11 1 (0.74%) VPN
11 1 (0.74%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 20 (14.81%) Hadoop
2 20 (14.81%) HBase
3 17 (12.59%) DB2
4 9 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 8 (5.93%) Oracle Exadata
5 8 (5.93%) Relational Database
5 8 (5.93%) RDBMS
6 6 (4.44%) MySQL
7 4 (2.96%) Big Data
8 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 26 (19.26%) Finance
2 8 (5.93%) Military
3 7 (5.19%) Advertising
3 7 (5.19%) Banking
3 7 (5.19%) Marketing
4 3 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.22%) Law
4 3 (2.22%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.48%) Electronics
6 1 (0.74%) Back Office
6 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.74%) Publishing
6 1 (0.74%) Retail
6 1 (0.74%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (25.19%) Middleware
2 20 (14.81%) XML
2 20 (14.81%) XSLT
2 20 (14.81%) HTML
2 20 (14.81%) Rendezvous
3 8 (5.93%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (5.19%) Web Services
5 6 (4.44%) Java EE
5 6 (4.44%) .NET
6 1 (0.74%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.93%) FlexPod
2 7 (5.19%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (3.70%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.96%) Open Source
4 4 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.96%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.96%) CMDB
5 3 (2.22%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.48%) DTV
6 2 (1.48%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.74%) Replication
7 1 (0.74%) NHS
7 1 (0.74%) iSeries
7 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 82 (60.74%) Windows
2 45 (33.33%) Linux
3 39 (28.89%) Solaris
4 17 (12.59%) UNIX
5 15 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (10.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (9.63%) AIX
7 13 (9.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (6.67%) HPUX
9 8 (5.93%) OS/400
9 8 (5.93%) zOS
9 8 (5.93%) SUSE
10 7 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.74%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (29.63%) ITIL
2 29 (21.48%) TOGAF
3 21 (15.56%) Performance Tuning
3 21 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (14.81%) Benchmarking
5 16 (11.85%) Coaching
6 13 (9.63%) Risk Management
6 13 (9.63%) Infrastructure Management
7 12 (8.89%) Mentoring
7 12 (8.89%) Service Management
7 12 (8.89%) Project Management
8 10 (7.41%) Migration
9 9 (6.67%) Business Continuity
9 9 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (5.19%) Service Delivery
10 7 (5.19%) Configuration Management
11 6 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (3.70%) ITSM
12 5 (3.70%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 31 (22.96%) SQL
2 20 (14.81%) Java
3 19 (14.07%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 42 (31.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (12.59%) MCSE
2 17 (12.59%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (11.85%) Security Cleared
4 15 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 12 (8.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (8.15%) CCNA
7 10 (7.41%) MCITP
7 10 (7.41%) Citrix Certification
8 9 (6.67%) Degree
8 9 (6.67%) CCEE
9 6 (4.44%) VCAP
9 6 (4.44%) CCIE
10 5 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (3.70%) CCIA
11 4 (2.96%) VCP5
12 2 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.74%) MCSD
13 1 (0.74%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.96%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 55 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (30.37%) Hyper-V
3 20 (14.81%) Oracle RAC
3 20 (14.81%) SRDF
3 20 (14.81%) NFS
4 8 (5.93%) KVM
4 8 (5.93%) Active Directory
5 5 (3.70%) XenApp
5 5 (3.70%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.48%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.74%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.74%) UAG
Systems Management
1 16 (11.85%) SCCM
1 16 (11.85%) SCOM
2 11 (8.15%) CA Spectrum
3 8 (5.93%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.74%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.74%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 57 (42.22%) Microsoft
1 57 (42.22%) VMware
2 43 (31.85%) Oracle
3 41 (30.37%) Cisco
4 40 (29.63%) IBM
4 40 (29.63%) NetApp
5 35 (25.93%) EMC
6 27 (20.00%) Sybase
7 20 (14.81%) DataSynapse
7 20 (14.81%) 29West
7 20 (14.81%) Intel
7 20 (14.81%) TIBCO
8 19 (14.07%) CA
9 17 (12.59%) Citrix
10 14 (10.37%) HP
11 13 (9.63%) Red Hat
12 10 (7.41%) Juniper
13 9 (6.67%) Symantec
14 8 (5.93%) Brocade
14 8 (5.93%) BMC
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