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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 118 125 122
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 6 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.31% 0.36% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.38% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 10
Average salary £66,250 £65,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.92% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,750 £49,750
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,250 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £61,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-1.60% +4.16%
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
1841 2081 2035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.36% 94.12% 93.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1569 1764 1822
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 8 (72.73%) Data Centre
2 6 (54.55%) UNIX
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 5 (45.45%) SCCM
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
4 4 (36.36%) Lync
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (27.27%) SCOM
6 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (18.18%) Financial Modelling
6 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
6 2 (18.18%) Requirements Management
6 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (18.18%) Information Security
6 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
6 2 (18.18%) Network Design
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco
6 2 (18.18%) Citrix
6 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
6 2 (18.18%) Service Management
6 2 (18.18%) GIS

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 4 (36.36%) Lync
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (18.18%) IaaS
3 1 (9.09%) Office 365
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) UNIX
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) Requirements Management
2 2 (18.18%) Financial Modelling
2 2 (18.18%) Project Governance
2 2 (18.18%) Service Management
2 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security
2 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
2 2 (18.18%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) MCITP
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) SCCM
2 3 (27.27%) SCOM
3 2 (18.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat