The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 115 113 139
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +26
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 6 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.32% 0.13% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.14% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Average salary £61,250 £66,250 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.54% -5.35%
UK excluding London average salary £63,750 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+10.86% -4.16%
Infrastructure Architect
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1762 1465 1900
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.22% 93.73% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1392 1129 1539
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Infrastructure Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Infrastructure Architect
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Infrastructure Architect Salary Trend in Cheshire

Infrastructure Architect
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Infrastructure Architect Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Infrastructure Architect
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield - 2 £72,500 -
Wilmslow - 2 - -
Infrastructure Architect
North West

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 22 (78.57%) Internet
2 21 (75.00%) Finance
3 20 (71.43%) Windows
4 18 (64.29%) IBM
5 17 (60.71%) UNIX
5 17 (60.71%) Middleware
5 17 (60.71%) Mainframe
5 17 (60.71%) Tandem
5 17 (60.71%) IBM Mainframe
6 16 (57.14%) Problem Management
6 16 (57.14%) Risk Analysis
6 16 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (28.57%) Load Balancing
8 7 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (21.43%) WAN
10 5 (17.86%) LAN
10 5 (17.86%) Firewall
10 5 (17.86%) QA
10 5 (17.86%) CMDB
10 5 (17.86%) SaaS
10 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Management
10 5 (17.86%) Technical Analysis
10 5 (17.86%) Coaching
11 4 (14.29%) VMware
12 3 (10.71%) Citrix
12 3 (10.71%) Linux
12 3 (10.71%) SQL
13 2 (7.14%) J2EE
13 2 (7.14%) MySQL
13 2 (7.14%) Web Services

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) SaaS
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon S3
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) Route 53
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (78.57%) Internet
2 6 (21.43%) WAN
3 5 (17.86%) LAN
3 5 (17.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) MySQL
1 2 (7.14%) Big Data
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
General
1 21 (75.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (60.71%) Middleware
2 2 (7.14%) JSON
2 2 (7.14%) J2EE
2 2 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (60.71%) Mainframe
1 17 (60.71%) Tandem
1 17 (60.71%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (17.86%) CMDB
3 2 (7.14%) Replication
3 2 (7.14%) Clustering
3 2 (7.14%) Telematics
3 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.57%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 20 (71.43%) Windows
2 17 (60.71%) UNIX
3 3 (10.71%) Linux
4 2 (7.14%) Android
4 2 (7.14%) AIX
4 2 (7.14%) HPUX
4 2 (7.14%) Solaris
4 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
1 16 (57.14%) Problem Management
1 16 (57.14%) Risk Analysis
2 8 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 7 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (17.86%) Technical Analysis
4 5 (17.86%) Coaching
4 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (7.14%) Android Development
5 2 (7.14%) iOS Development
5 2 (7.14%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (7.14%) Migration
5 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.57%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (3.57%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) MCSD
1 1 (3.57%) MCSE
1 1 (3.57%) CCNA
1 1 (3.57%) CCA
1 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (3.57%) MCITP
1 1 (3.57%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) IBM
2 4 (14.29%) VMware
3 3 (10.71%) Citrix
4 2 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) Dell
5 1 (3.57%) Sun
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco