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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 226 242 223
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -19
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 19 2 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% 0.028% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.029% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 18
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,800 £65,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £76,500
UK excluding London average salary £61,500 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-5.38% +13.04%
Infrastructure Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6220 6829 6850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.37% 94.90% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5081 5536 5864
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 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 the North West

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

Infrastructure Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Infrastructure Architect
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Infrastructure Architect Salary Trend in the North West

Infrastructure Architect
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect across the North West region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Infrastructure Architect Salary Histogram in the North West

Infrastructure Architect
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 August 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
Manchester +20 15 £47,500 - 8
Merseyside - 2 £70,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £65,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £43,000 -
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 34 (75.56%) Data Centre
2 31 (68.89%) VMware
3 29 (64.44%) Microsoft
4 27 (60.00%) Cisco
4 27 (60.00%) Windows
4 27 (60.00%) Middleware
4 27 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (57.78%) Hyper-V
5 26 (57.78%) Oracle
5 26 (57.78%) IBM
6 25 (55.56%) Linux
6 25 (55.56%) Symantec
6 25 (55.56%) CA
6 25 (55.56%) Mentoring
6 25 (55.56%) Coaching
6 25 (55.56%) Business Continuity
7 24 (53.33%) WebSphere
7 24 (53.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (53.33%) Brocade
7 24 (53.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 24 (53.33%) Relational Database
7 24 (53.33%) KVM
7 24 (53.33%) Infrastructure Management
7 24 (53.33%) Oracle Database
7 24 (53.33%) FlexPod
7 24 (53.33%) Oracle Exadata
7 24 (53.33%) IBM PureFlex
7 24 (53.33%) Converged Infrastructure
7 24 (53.33%) NetApp
7 24 (53.33%) Red Hat

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 24 (53.33%) WebLogic
1 24 (53.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.22%) CICS
3 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 24 (53.33%) IBM PureFlex
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.44%) SaaS
3 1 (2.22%) Office 365
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 24 (53.33%) SAN
2 3 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (2.22%) LAN
3 1 (2.22%) Firewall
3 1 (2.22%) VLAN
3 1 (2.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (53.33%) SQL Server
1 24 (53.33%) DB2
1 24 (53.33%) RDBMS
1 24 (53.33%) Oracle Exadata
1 24 (53.33%) Oracle Database
1 24 (53.33%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Publishing
2 2 (4.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Law
3 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (60.00%) Middleware
2 24 (53.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 24 (53.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 34 (75.56%) Data Centre
2 24 (53.33%) FlexPod
3 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
4 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.22%) VSAM
4 1 (2.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (60.00%) Windows
2 25 (55.56%) Linux
3 24 (53.33%) OS/400
3 24 (53.33%) zOS
3 24 (53.33%) SUSE
3 24 (53.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 24 (53.33%) AIX
3 24 (53.33%) HPUX
3 24 (53.33%) Solaris
4 1 (2.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (55.56%) Business Continuity
1 25 (55.56%) Mentoring
1 25 (55.56%) Coaching
2 24 (53.33%) Converged Infrastructure
2 24 (53.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 5 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (8.89%) Business Analysis
4 4 (8.89%) Project Management
5 2 (4.44%) Service Management
5 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.44%) Migration
5 2 (4.44%) ITIL
5 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.44%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (4.44%) Resource Management
5 2 (4.44%) Financial Modelling
5 2 (4.44%) Network Management
6 1 (2.22%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) COBOL
1 1 (2.22%) SQL
1 1 (2.22%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (4.44%) CCNA
2 1 (2.22%) CCA
2 1 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.22%) MCITP
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) MCSD
2 1 (2.22%) MCSE
2 1 (2.22%) CCIE
2 1 (2.22%) CCNP
System Software
1 27 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (57.78%) Hyper-V
3 24 (53.33%) KVM
4 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.22%) XenApp
5 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (53.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 31 (68.89%) VMware
2 29 (64.44%) Microsoft
3 27 (60.00%) Cisco
4 26 (57.78%) IBM
4 26 (57.78%) Oracle
5 25 (55.56%) Symantec
5 25 (55.56%) CA
6 24 (53.33%) NetApp
6 24 (53.33%) Red Hat
6 24 (53.33%) CheckPoint
6 24 (53.33%) Juniper
6 24 (53.33%) BMC
6 24 (53.33%) HP
6 24 (53.33%) EMC
6 24 (53.33%) Brocade
7 4 (8.89%) Citrix
8 1 (2.22%) Hyland
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