The first table below looks at the demand for the Infrastructure Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 184 183 156
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -27
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 5 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.12% 0.12% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.13% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 17
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £56,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -11.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £49,400
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £74,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3874 3983 3666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.72% 95.52% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3229 3446 3313
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Infrastructure Architect
North West

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Infrastructure Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Infrastructure Architect
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Infrastructure Architect Salary Trend in Manchester

Infrastructure Architect
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Infrastructure Architect Salary Histogram in Manchester

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 15 (78.95%) UNIX
2 13 (68.42%) Windows
3 12 (63.16%) VMware
4 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
5 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
6 8 (42.11%) Citrix
7 7 (36.84%) C
7 7 (36.84%) Oracle
7 7 (36.84%) Retail
7 7 (36.84%) Legal
7 7 (36.84%) TOGAF
7 7 (36.84%) Human Factors
7 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
7 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
7 7 (36.84%) Infrastructure Management
8 6 (31.58%) Finance
8 6 (31.58%) Linux
9 5 (26.32%) Zachman Framework
10 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
10 4 (21.05%) SAN
10 4 (21.05%) Project Management
10 4 (21.05%) LAN
10 4 (21.05%) WAN
10 4 (21.05%) NAS
11 3 (15.79%) Cisco
11 3 (15.79%) IBM
11 3 (15.79%) Mainframe
11 3 (15.79%) Middleware
11 3 (15.79%) WebSphere

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 (15.79%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.53%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) SAN
1 4 (21.05%) LAN
1 4 (21.05%) WAN
1 4 (21.05%) NAS
2 2 (10.53%) Network Security
2 2 (10.53%) Internet
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) SMTP
2 2 (10.53%) FTP
3 1 (5.26%) VPN
3 1 (5.26%) MPLS
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.26%) DB2
General
1 7 (36.84%) Retail
1 7 (36.84%) Legal
2 6 (31.58%) Finance
3 3 (15.79%) Banking
4 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
5 1 (5.26%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Middleware
2 2 (10.53%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Human Factors
2 3 (15.79%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) UNIX
2 13 (68.42%) Windows
3 6 (31.58%) Linux
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.53%) AIX
4 2 (10.53%) HPUX
4 2 (10.53%) Solaris
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) TOGAF
1 7 (36.84%) Infrastructure Management
2 5 (26.32%) Zachman Framework
3 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) ERP
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Network Design
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) C
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) VMware
2 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 8 (42.11%) Citrix
4 7 (36.84%) Oracle
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco
5 3 (15.79%) IBM
6 1 (5.26%) F5
6 1 (5.26%) Nimsoft