Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Solutions Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Infrastructure Solution Architect
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1066 966 1106
Rank change year-on-year -100 +140 -34
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Solutions Architect 123 256 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.068% 0.14% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.14% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 102 219 166
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.71% +0.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £51,250 £60,904 £51,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £105,000 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £63,308
% change year-on-year -3.45% +14.52% +1.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172189 180467 210956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138171 151048 175187
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Solutions Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Solutions Architect in the UK

Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Top 12 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -74 123 £70,000 -3.45% 6
UK excluding London -68 72 £70,000 -3.45% 4
London -36 49 £62,500 -10.71% 3
Midlands +8 36 £70,000 -6.67%
West Midlands +20 32 £70,000 -6.67%
North of England -17 20 £70,000 - 3
Yorkshire -19 17 £70,000 - 2
South East +11 11 £65,000 -3.70%
East Midlands +11 4 £60,000 -20.00%
North West -8 3 £60,000 - 1
East of England -10 3 £82,500 +3.13%
South West -3 2 £59,000 -26.25%

Infrastructure Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 48 (39.02%) Presales
2 40 (32.52%) Finance
2 40 (32.52%) TOGAF
3 39 (31.71%) Data Centre
4 34 (27.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 34 (27.64%) Migration
5 32 (26.02%) WAN
5 32 (26.02%) Microsoft
6 31 (25.20%) Business Intelligence
7 30 (24.39%) Management Information System
8 29 (23.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 29 (23.58%) Data Warehouse
9 28 (22.76%) UML
9 28 (22.76%) Asset Management
9 28 (22.76%) Banking
9 28 (22.76%) Data Migration
9 28 (22.76%) Data Integration
9 28 (22.76%) Data Acquisition
9 28 (22.76%) Data Ingestion
9 28 (22.76%) ArchiMate
9 28 (22.76%) Analytics
9 28 (22.76%) Infrastructure Management
10 26 (21.14%) VMware
11 25 (20.33%) IT Strategy
12 24 (19.51%) IaaS
13 23 (18.70%) PaaS
13 23 (18.70%) LAN
14 18 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
14 18 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
14 18 (14.63%) Cisco

Infrastructure Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 5 (4.07%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.63%) IIS
2 2 (1.63%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.63%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.81%) Drupal
3 1 (0.81%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.63%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 34 (27.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (19.51%) IaaS
3 23 (18.70%) PaaS
4 18 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (11.38%) SaaS
6 10 (8.13%) Office 365
7 3 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.63%) Akamai
8 2 (1.63%) Oracle Service Cloud
9 1 (0.81%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.81%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (26.02%) WAN
2 23 (18.70%) LAN
3 14 (11.38%) Unified Communications
4 6 (4.88%) NAS
4 6 (4.88%) Network Security
4 6 (4.88%) SAN
5 5 (4.07%) Firewall
6 4 (3.25%) DNS
6 4 (3.25%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (2.44%) HTTP
7 3 (2.44%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.44%) VPN
8 2 (1.63%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.63%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.63%) SMTP
8 2 (1.63%) VLAN
8 2 (1.63%) Wireless
9 1 (0.81%) DMVPN
9 1 (0.81%) MPLS
9 1 (0.81%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (23.58%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.44%) SAP HANA
2 3 (2.44%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.63%) MySQL
3 2 (1.63%) OLTP
3 2 (1.63%) Redis
3 2 (1.63%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.81%) OLAP
4 1 (0.81%) Power BI
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 40 (32.52%) Finance
2 28 (22.76%) Banking
3 6 (4.88%) Advertising
3 6 (4.88%) Games
4 5 (4.07%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.69%) Middleware
2 4 (3.25%) SAP Basis
3 3 (2.44%) .NET
3 3 (2.44%) Web Services
4 2 (1.63%) EDI
4 2 (1.63%) SAP PI
4 2 (1.63%) XML
5 1 (0.81%) LAMP
5 1 (0.81%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (31.71%) Data Centre
2 30 (24.39%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.25%) BYOD
4 4 (3.25%) Clustering
4 4 (3.25%) Private Cloud
4 4 (3.25%) Replication
5 3 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.44%) User Experience
6 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.63%) FMCG
6 2 (1.63%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.81%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.81%) PKI
7 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.57%) Windows
2 7 (5.69%) Linux
3 4 (3.25%) Unix
3 4 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.44%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.44%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.44%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.63%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.63%) Solaris
5 2 (1.63%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (39.02%) Presales
2 40 (32.52%) TOGAF
3 34 (27.64%) Migration
4 31 (25.20%) Business Intelligence
5 29 (23.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (22.76%) Analytics
6 28 (22.76%) ArchiMate
6 28 (22.76%) Asset Management
6 28 (22.76%) Data Acquisition
6 28 (22.76%) Data Ingestion
6 28 (22.76%) Data Integration
6 28 (22.76%) Data Migration
6 28 (22.76%) Infrastructure Management
6 28 (22.76%) UML
7 25 (20.33%) IT Strategy
8 16 (13.01%) Collaborative Working
9 15 (12.20%) Service Delivery
10 13 (10.57%) Cybersecurity
11 12 (9.76%) Data Protection
11 12 (9.76%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.88%) Java
2 5 (4.07%) SQL
3 1 (0.81%) C#
3 1 (0.81%) Go
Qualifications
1 9 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (4.88%) CCNA
2 6 (4.88%) Degree
2 6 (4.88%) MCSE
2 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.44%) CCIE
4 2 (1.63%) CCDE
4 2 (1.63%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.63%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) APMP
5 1 (0.81%) CCDP
5 1 (0.81%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 1 (0.81%) CCNP
5 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.63%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.81%) COBIT
2 1 (0.81%) MiFID
System Software
1 18 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (8.13%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.07%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.63%) BitLocker
4 2 (1.63%) DFS Replication
4 2 (1.63%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.63%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (4.88%) SCCM
2 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (3.25%) SCOM
3 2 (1.63%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.81%) OpenView
4 1 (0.81%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 32 (26.02%) Microsoft
2 26 (21.14%) VMware
3 18 (14.63%) Cisco
4 14 (11.38%) HP
5 9 (7.32%) Oracle
6 8 (6.50%) SAP
7 7 (5.69%) CheckPoint
7 7 (5.69%) Citrix
7 7 (5.69%) NetApp
8 6 (4.88%) F5
9 5 (4.07%) Dell
9 5 (4.07%) EqualLogic
9 5 (4.07%) Riverbed
10 4 (3.25%) IBM
11 2 (1.63%) Capita
11 2 (1.63%) Google
11 2 (1.63%) Meraki
11 2 (1.63%) Palo Alto
11 2 (1.63%) Remedy
12 1 (0.81%) 3PAR