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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Solution Architect
Rank 815 827 847
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +20
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Solutions Architect 64 45 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.043% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.046% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 39 40 16
Average salary £62,500 £70,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £43,900
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £77,500 £83,900
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,750
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -5.82%

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
99917 98112 105285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 83183 79195 90333
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 27 January 2015 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 27 January 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 +22 62 £62,500 -10.71% 3
London +22 22 £87,500 +25.00%
North West +1 14 £50,000 -24.42%
Manchester +2 10 - -
South West -4 8 £55,000 +22.22%
Bradford +5 7 £55,000 +22.22% 1
West Yorkshire +2 7 £55,000 -6.38% 1
Yorkshire -13 7 £55,000 -12.00% 1
South East -38 6 £62,500 +19.04% 2
Swindon +4 5 £57,500 +27.77%
Wiltshire +3 5 £57,500 +27.77%
Wilmslow - 4 £50,000 -
Cheshire - 4 £50,000 -
Scotland +12 2 £57,500 -22.03%
Edinburgh +1 2 £57,500 -22.03%
Berkshire -5 2 £63,750 -12.06% 1
Surrey -6 2 £102,500 +105.00%
Bristol -3 1 £41,000 +2.50%
West Midlands -9 1 £90,000 +89.47%
East of England -12 1 £102,500 -
Egham - 1 £102,500 -
Gloucester - 1 £55,000 -
Bath - 1 £55,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £90,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £62,500 - 1
Peterborough - 1 £102,500 -
Slough - 1 £65,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £102,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £55,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £50,000 -

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 81 (57.86%) Windows
2 72 (51.43%) Cisco
3 71 (50.71%) VMware
4 68 (48.57%) IBM
5 66 (47.14%) Linux
6 64 (45.71%) Oracle
7 62 (44.29%) NetApp
7 62 (44.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 61 (43.57%) SAN
8 61 (43.57%) Solaris
9 59 (42.14%) SQL Server
10 54 (38.57%) Middleware
10 54 (38.57%) WebSphere
11 53 (37.86%) Microsoft
12 52 (37.14%) EMC
13 49 (35.00%) Hyper-V
14 47 (33.57%) Coaching
14 47 (33.57%) WAN
15 46 (32.86%) LAN
15 46 (32.86%) HP
16 41 (29.29%) Infrastructure Management
17 40 (28.57%) Red Hat
17 40 (28.57%) DB2
18 39 (27.86%) AIX
18 39 (27.86%) Mentoring
18 39 (27.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 37 (26.43%) KVM
20 34 (24.29%) Juniper
21 33 (23.57%) CheckPoint
21 33 (23.57%) Business Continuity

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 54 (38.57%) WebSphere
2 31 (22.14%) WebLogic
3 29 (20.71%) IIS
4 22 (15.71%) Apache
5 21 (15.00%) Tomcat
5 21 (15.00%) Oracle Coherence
6 20 (14.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 7 (5.00%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.86%) Lync
9 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.71%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.71%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.71%) Site Server
9 1 (0.71%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (9.29%) RMDS
2 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.43%) SaaS
3 4 (2.86%) Office 365
3 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.71%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.71%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 61 (43.57%) SAN
2 47 (33.57%) WAN
3 46 (32.86%) LAN
4 24 (17.14%) NAS
5 22 (15.71%) Internet
6 20 (14.29%) HTTP
6 20 (14.29%) Multicast
6 20 (14.29%) FCoE
6 20 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
7 12 (8.57%) Firewall
8 7 (5.00%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.43%) Network Security
9 2 (1.43%) DNS
10 1 (0.71%) MPLS
10 1 (0.71%) Wireless
10 1 (0.71%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.71%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.71%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (42.14%) SQL Server
2 40 (28.57%) DB2
3 31 (22.14%) Oracle Database
3 31 (22.14%) Relational Database
4 30 (21.43%) Oracle Exadata
4 30 (21.43%) RDBMS
5 13 (9.29%) HBase
5 13 (9.29%) Hadoop
6 7 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.14%) OLTP
7 3 (2.14%) OLAP
7 3 (2.14%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (2.14%) MySQL
8 1 (0.71%) Big Data
8 1 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 26 (18.57%) Finance
2 14 (10.00%) Banking
3 9 (6.43%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.71%) Retail
5 7 (5.00%) Legal
6 4 (2.86%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.86%) Law
7 3 (2.14%) Advertising
7 3 (2.14%) Marketing
8 1 (0.71%) Local Government
8 1 (0.71%) Military
8 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.71%) Back Office
8 1 (0.71%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (38.57%) Middleware
2 30 (21.43%) WebSphere MQ
3 13 (9.29%) Rendezvous
3 13 (9.29%) HTML
3 13 (9.29%) XML
3 13 (9.29%) XSLT
4 10 (7.14%) Web Services
5 1 (0.71%) J2EE
5 1 (0.71%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 32 (22.86%) FlexPod
2 9 (6.43%) N-Tier
2 9 (6.43%) CMDB
3 8 (5.71%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (5.00%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.86%) Open Source
6 3 (2.14%) FMCG
7 2 (1.43%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.71%) Telematics
8 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.71%) Replication
8 1 (0.71%) Tandem
8 1 (0.71%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.71%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.71%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 81 (57.86%) Windows
2 66 (47.14%) Linux
3 61 (43.57%) Solaris
4 39 (27.86%) AIX
4 39 (27.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 30 (21.43%) SUSE
5 30 (21.43%) HPUX
5 30 (21.43%) OS/400
5 30 (21.43%) zOS
6 16 (11.43%) UNIX
7 11 (7.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (7.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.71%) Android
9 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (33.57%) Coaching
2 41 (29.29%) Infrastructure Management
3 39 (27.86%) Mentoring
4 33 (23.57%) Business Continuity
5 26 (18.57%) TOGAF
6 22 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (15.71%) ITIL
7 21 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
8 20 (14.29%) Benchmarking
9 16 (11.43%) Service Management
10 14 (10.00%) Project Management
11 12 (8.57%) Load Balancing
12 11 (7.86%) Technical Architecture
13 9 (6.43%) Technical Analysis
13 9 (6.43%) Zachman Framework
13 9 (6.43%) E-Commerce
14 6 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (4.29%) Enterprise Architecture
15 4 (2.86%) Risk Management
16 3 (2.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (14.29%) SQL
2 15 (10.71%) Java
3 13 (9.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (7.14%) Degree
2 7 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.57%) CCNA
5 4 (2.86%) MCSE
6 3 (2.14%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.43%) MCITP
7 2 (1.43%) ISEB
7 2 (1.43%) CCEE
8 1 (0.71%) CCAA
8 1 (0.71%) CCIA
8 1 (0.71%) VCP5
8 1 (0.71%) VCAP
8 1 (0.71%) CCA
8 1 (0.71%) MCSD
8 1 (0.71%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.43%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) COBIT
System Software
1 62 (44.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (35.00%) Hyper-V
3 37 (26.43%) KVM
4 20 (14.29%) SRDF
4 20 (14.29%) NFS
5 16 (11.43%) Oracle RAC
6 9 (6.43%) XenDesktop
7 8 (5.71%) XenApp
8 7 (5.00%) Xen
8 7 (5.00%) Active Directory
9 2 (1.43%) vSphere
10 1 (0.71%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 31 (22.14%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.86%) SCCM
3 2 (1.43%) SCOM
4 1 (0.71%) OpenSSO
4 1 (0.71%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 72 (51.43%) Cisco
2 71 (50.71%) VMware
3 68 (48.57%) IBM
4 64 (45.71%) Oracle
5 62 (44.29%) NetApp
6 53 (37.86%) Microsoft
7 52 (37.14%) EMC
8 46 (32.86%) HP
9 40 (28.57%) Red Hat
10 34 (24.29%) Juniper
11 33 (23.57%) CheckPoint
12 30 (21.43%) BMC
12 30 (21.43%) CA
12 30 (21.43%) Symantec
12 30 (21.43%) Brocade
13 22 (15.71%) Citrix
14 20 (14.29%) Intel
15 13 (9.29%) Sybase
15 13 (9.29%) TIBCO
15 13 (9.29%) DataSynapse
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