The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 68 62 33
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -29
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 1 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.16% 0.18% 3.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.18% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 13
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% -4.34%
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
Infrastructure Architect
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff 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
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
612 551 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.30% 96.50% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 541 462 312
Average salary £34,000 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.74% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Infrastructure Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Infrastructure Architect
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Infrastructure Architect Salary Trend in Cardiff

Infrastructure Architect
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 3 (75.00%) Advertising
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) TOGAF
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) CCIE
1 3 (75.00%) EMC
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (75.00%) NetApp
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) FCoE
2 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (25.00%) B2B
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) NAS

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
1 1 (25.00%) FCoE
1 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
General
1 3 (75.00%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (75.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) B2B
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) CCIE
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) EMC
1 3 (75.00%) NetApp
1 3 (75.00%) VMware