The median annual salary for a Infrastructure Solutions Architect was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Solution Architect
UK
Rank 796 899 822
Rank change year-on-year +103 -77  
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Solutions Architect 71 65 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.084% 0.063% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.065% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 56 53 107
Median salary £72,500 £69,000 £72,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.07% -4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £57,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £95,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £58,750 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -2.08% -7.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 81759 99530 102645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67832 83314 83806
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Infrastructure Solutions Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Solutions Architect 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.

Salary trend for Infrastructure Solutions Architect in the UK

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Solutions Architect over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Solutions Architect in the UK

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +95 68 £72,500 +5.07% 2
London +69 31 £76,250 +1.66% 1
South West +19 8 £47,500 -19.14%
South East +75 7 £80,000 +18.51%
West Midlands +31 6 £57,500 -36.11%
North West -6 6 £55,000 -26.66% 1
Dorset - 6 £47,500 -
Poole - 6 £47,500 -
Manchester -13 5 £55,000 -26.66% 1
Birmingham - 5 £65,000 -
Berkshire +35 4 £80,000 +33.33%
West Yorkshire +32 4 £60,000 -
Slough +30 4 £80,000 +33.33%
Yorkshire +25 4 £60,000 -
East Midlands - 4 £75,000 -
Nottingham - 4 £75,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £75,000 -
City of London +53 3 £72,500 +3.57%
Leeds +20 2 £67,500 +12.50%
Bradford +6 2 £58,750 -2.08%
Surrey +33 1 £60,000 -11.11%
Buckinghamshire +17 1 - -
Bristol +4 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £50,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £53,500 -
Scotland - 1 £53,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £65,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £85,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £85,000 -

Infrastructure Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Infrastructure Solutions Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Infrastructure Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 73 (37.44%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (36.92%) VMware
3 69 (35.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 63 (32.31%) Finance
5 59 (30.26%) WAN
6 57 (29.23%) Oracle
7 53 (27.18%) Java
8 52 (26.67%) Linux
9 51 (26.15%) Banking
9 51 (26.15%) Retail
10 50 (25.64%) LAN
10 50 (25.64%) Microsoft
11 47 (24.10%) SAN
12 45 (23.08%) Cisco
13 44 (22.56%) Windows
14 42 (21.54%) Amazon AWS
15 41 (21.03%) Microsoft Azure
16 39 (20.00%) Hyper-V
16 39 (20.00%) Data Centre
17 38 (19.49%) Big Data
17 38 (19.49%) .NET
18 37 (18.97%) Enterprise Software
19 36 (18.46%) TOGAF
20 35 (17.95%) iSCSI
21 34 (17.44%) Technical Architecture
21 34 (17.44%) Middleware
22 33 (16.92%) NAS
23 32 (16.41%) Hadoop
23 32 (16.41%) SaaS
23 32 (16.41%) IBM

Infrastructure Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (12.82%) WebSphere
2 24 (12.31%) Apache
2 24 (12.31%) DataSynapse
2 24 (12.31%) IIS
2 24 (12.31%) Oracle Coherence
2 24 (12.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 24 (12.31%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.08%) OpenStack
3 6 (3.08%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.08%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.05%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.05%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.51%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 16 (8.21%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (12.31%) RMDS
2 5 (2.56%) Oracle Retail
3 4 (2.05%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.05%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (1.03%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.51%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.51%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 42 (21.54%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (21.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (16.41%) SaaS
4 25 (12.82%) Office 365
5 17 (8.72%) PaaS
6 11 (5.64%) IaaS
7 10 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.51%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 59 (30.26%) WAN
2 50 (25.64%) LAN
3 47 (24.10%) SAN
4 35 (17.95%) iSCSI
5 33 (16.92%) NAS
6 30 (15.38%) Fibre Channel
7 24 (12.31%) FCoE
7 24 (12.31%) HTTP
7 24 (12.31%) Multicast
8 11 (5.64%) Firewall
9 8 (4.10%) DNS
9 8 (4.10%) Internet
9 8 (4.10%) Unified Communications
10 5 (2.56%) DMZ
11 4 (2.05%) Network Security
11 4 (2.05%) Skype
12 3 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (1.03%) TCP/IP
14 1 (0.51%) Intranet
14 1 (0.51%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (19.49%) Big Data
2 32 (16.41%) Hadoop
3 24 (12.31%) HBase
4 17 (8.72%) SQL Server
5 8 (4.10%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (3.08%) MySQL
6 6 (3.08%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.51%) DB2
9 1 (0.51%) Geospatial Data
9 1 (0.51%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.51%) JIRA
1 1 (0.51%) TeamCity
General
1 63 (32.31%) Finance
2 51 (26.15%) Banking
2 51 (26.15%) Retail
3 27 (13.85%) Telecoms
4 19 (9.74%) Investment Banking
5 10 (5.13%) Marketing
6 6 (3.08%) Games
7 2 (1.03%) Law
8 1 (0.51%) Advertising
8 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (19.49%) .NET
2 34 (17.44%) Middleware
3 24 (12.31%) HTML
3 24 (12.31%) Rendezvous
3 24 (12.31%) Ultra Messaging
3 24 (12.31%) XML
3 24 (12.31%) XSLT
4 7 (3.59%) Web Services
5 3 (1.54%) SAML
6 1 (0.51%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.51%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.51%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.51%) OAuth
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.51%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 39 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 37 (18.97%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (7.69%) Clustering
4 10 (5.13%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.08%) Enterprise Storage
5 6 (3.08%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.56%) Digital Media
6 5 (2.56%) Internet of Things
7 3 (1.54%) FlexPod
7 3 (1.54%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 2 (1.03%) iPad
8 2 (1.03%) iSeries
8 2 (1.03%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.03%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.51%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.51%) Eurex
9 1 (0.51%) Fintech
9 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 52 (26.67%) Linux
2 44 (22.56%) Windows
3 29 (14.87%) Solaris
4 13 (6.67%) Unix
5 10 (5.13%) CentOS
6 8 (4.10%) Oracle Linux
7 6 (3.08%) Windows Server
8 4 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.51%) Debian
10 1 (0.51%) HPUX
10 1 (0.51%) SUSE
10 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (37.44%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (18.46%) TOGAF
3 34 (17.44%) Technical Architecture
4 27 (13.85%) ITIL
4 27 (13.85%) Presales
5 24 (12.31%) Benchmarking
5 24 (12.31%) Enterprise Architecture
5 24 (12.31%) Performance Tuning
6 19 (9.74%) Load Balancing
6 19 (9.74%) PRINCE2
7 18 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (8.72%) Migration
8 17 (8.72%) Service Delivery
9 15 (7.69%) Zachman Framework
10 14 (7.18%) IT Strategy
11 11 (5.64%) CRM
11 11 (5.64%) Time Management
12 10 (5.13%) High Availability
12 10 (5.13%) Line Management
13 9 (4.62%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 53 (27.18%) Java
2 30 (15.38%) Python
3 24 (12.31%) JavaScript
4 17 (8.72%) PowerShell
5 10 (5.13%) SQL
6 9 (4.62%) C
7 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (5.13%) CCNP
3 8 (4.10%) CCNA
3 8 (4.10%) MCSE
3 8 (4.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.59%) CCDP
4 7 (3.59%) CCIE
5 6 (3.08%) CCDA
6 5 (2.56%) MCSD
7 2 (1.03%) Degree
8 1 (0.51%) CCMSE
8 1 (0.51%) CCSE
8 1 (0.51%) CCSM
8 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.51%) VCAP
8 1 (0.51%) VCDX
8 1 (0.51%) VCP5
8 1 (0.51%) VCP6
8 1 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.59%) QA
3 5 (2.56%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.51%) PMO
System Software
1 69 (35.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 27 (13.85%) NFS
4 25 (12.82%) KVM
5 24 (12.31%) Oracle RAC
5 24 (12.31%) SRDF
5 24 (12.31%) Xen
6 21 (10.77%) Active Directory
7 9 (4.62%) Docker
8 6 (3.08%) XenApp
9 3 (1.54%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.51%) vSphere
10 1 (0.51%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
2 8 (4.10%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.54%) SCOM
4 2 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.03%) Puppet
4 2 (1.03%) WSUS
5 1 (0.51%) Ansible
5 1 (0.51%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.51%) Packer
5 1 (0.51%) Terraform
Vendors
1 72 (36.92%) VMware
2 57 (29.23%) Oracle
3 50 (25.64%) Microsoft
4 45 (23.08%) Cisco
5 32 (16.41%) IBM
6 27 (13.85%) Intel
6 27 (13.85%) NetApp
7 25 (12.82%) EMC
8 24 (12.31%) Sybase
8 24 (12.31%) TIBCO
9 17 (8.72%) Citrix
10 13 (6.67%) HP
11 11 (5.64%) Red Hat
12 10 (5.13%) Google
13 9 (4.62%) 3PAR
14 8 (4.10%) Dell
14 8 (4.10%) Teradata
15 6 (3.08%) Juniper
16 5 (2.56%) Sun
17 4 (2.05%) ServiceNow
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Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Competitive
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