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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 109 111 142
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +31
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 22 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.15% 0.70% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 0.74% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 6
Average salary £57,500 £56,250 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +15.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £66,250
UK excluding London average salary £55,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+0.90% -8.33%
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
1779 1619 2141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.80% 94.73% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1538 1303 1859
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 £24,300 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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
Knutsford - 9 £65,000 -
Wilmslow - 3 £50,000 -
Macclesfield - 2 £72,500 -
Infrastructure Architect
North West

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 (84.62%) Internet
2 21 (80.77%) Finance
3 19 (73.08%) Windows
4 18 (69.23%) IBM
4 18 (69.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (65.38%) Tandem
5 17 (65.38%) Middleware
5 17 (65.38%) Mainframe
5 17 (65.38%) UNIX
5 17 (65.38%) IBM Mainframe
6 16 (61.54%) Problem Management
6 16 (61.54%) Risk Analysis
7 6 (23.08%) WAN
7 6 (23.08%) Load Balancing
8 5 (19.23%) Firewall
8 5 (19.23%) QA
8 5 (19.23%) CMDB
8 5 (19.23%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (19.23%) Technical Analysis
8 5 (19.23%) Coaching
8 5 (19.23%) LAN
8 5 (19.23%) SaaS
9 2 (7.69%) Migration
9 2 (7.69%) VMware
9 2 (7.69%) Citrix
10 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (3.85%) Sun
10 1 (3.85%) HP
10 1 (3.85%) Dell

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 (19.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (84.62%) Internet
2 6 (23.08%) WAN
3 5 (19.23%) LAN
3 5 (19.23%) Firewall
General
1 21 (80.77%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (65.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (65.38%) Mainframe
1 17 (65.38%) Tandem
1 17 (65.38%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (19.23%) CMDB
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) Windows
2 17 (65.38%) UNIX
3 1 (3.85%) AIX
3 1 (3.85%) HPUX
3 1 (3.85%) Solaris
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (61.54%) Problem Management
2 16 (61.54%) Risk Analysis
3 6 (23.08%) Load Balancing
4 5 (19.23%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (19.23%) Technical Analysis
4 5 (19.23%) Coaching
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) IBM
2 2 (7.69%) Citrix
2 2 (7.69%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco
3 1 (3.85%) Sun
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) Dell