The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Infrastructure 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 Architect
Rank 123 117 108
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 6 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.26% 0.61% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.66% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 3
Average salary £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.80% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £54,750 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
Infrastructure Architect
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. 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
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2178 1982 1599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.20% 93.71% 93.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1865 1788 1326
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,709 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Infrastructure Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Infrastructure Architect
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect across the Birmingham region.

Infrastructure Architect Salary Trend in Birmingham

Infrastructure Architect
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Infrastructure Architect Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Infrastructure 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 Architect in their job title.

1 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) Citrix
4 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 4 (30.77%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
6 3 (23.08%) NetApp
6 3 (23.08%) Degree
6 3 (23.08%) Matrix Management
7 2 (15.38%) Office 365
7 2 (15.38%) 3PAR
7 2 (15.38%) SCCM
7 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
7 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
7 2 (15.38%) Local Government
7 2 (15.38%) Service Management
7 2 (15.38%) Middleware
7 2 (15.38%) Mercator
7 2 (15.38%) Project Management
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (15.38%) EMC
7 2 (15.38%) SOA
7 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 2 (15.38%) MS Office
7 2 (15.38%) ITIL
8 1 (7.69%) UNIX
8 1 (7.69%) LAN
8 1 (7.69%) WAN
8 1 (7.69%) Cisco

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Infrastructure 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
1 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Local Government
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) UNIX
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Matrix Management
2 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
2 2 (15.38%) Service Management
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) SOA
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
3 1 (7.69%) Network Management
3 1 (7.69%) People Management
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) MetaFrame
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) Citrix
4 3 (23.08%) NetApp
5 2 (15.38%) 3PAR
5 2 (15.38%) Mercator
5 2 (15.38%) EMC
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco