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 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 204 206 242
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +36
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 51 31 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.69% 0.46% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.48% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 36 31 22
Average salary £58,750 £55,000 £54,694
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.81% +0.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £74,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+0.90% -8.33%
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
6979 6480 7699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.37% 95.31% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 6005 5484 6800
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,000
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 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 18 December 2014.

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 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
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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 -15 27 £50,000 - 2
Cheshire +2 22 £57,500 +2.22%
Cumbria - 2 £65,000 -
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 53 (81.54%) Windows
2 45 (69.23%) IBM
3 44 (67.69%) Middleware
4 36 (55.38%) UNIX
5 35 (53.85%) Finance
6 34 (52.31%) Internet
7 31 (47.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 29 (44.62%) Tandem
8 29 (44.62%) Mainframe
8 29 (44.62%) IBM Mainframe
9 28 (43.08%) Problem Management
9 28 (43.08%) Risk Analysis
10 26 (40.00%) VMware
11 25 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
12 23 (35.38%) AIX
12 23 (35.38%) Solaris
13 22 (33.85%) Microsoft
14 20 (30.77%) Infrastructure Management
14 20 (30.77%) Coaching
15 18 (27.69%) FlexPod
15 18 (27.69%) Hyper-V
15 18 (27.69%) Cisco
15 18 (27.69%) HP
16 17 (26.15%) NetApp
17 16 (24.62%) Linux
17 16 (24.62%) HPUX
18 15 (23.08%) Oracle
18 15 (23.08%) SQL Server
18 15 (23.08%) DB2
18 15 (23.08%) WebLogic

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 15 (23.08%) WebLogic
1 15 (23.08%) WebSphere
2 7 (10.77%) Office Communications Server
2 7 (10.77%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.23%) SaaS
2 1 (1.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (52.31%) Internet
2 15 (23.08%) SAN
3 6 (9.23%) WAN
4 5 (7.69%) LAN
4 5 (7.69%) Firewall
5 4 (6.15%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 15 (23.08%) DB2
1 15 (23.08%) RDBMS
1 15 (23.08%) Oracle Exadata
1 15 (23.08%) Oracle Database
1 15 (23.08%) Relational Database
General
1 35 (53.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (67.69%) Middleware
2 15 (23.08%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (44.62%) Mainframe
1 29 (44.62%) Tandem
1 29 (44.62%) IBM Mainframe
2 18 (27.69%) FlexPod
3 5 (7.69%) CMDB
4 1 (1.54%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 53 (81.54%) Windows
2 36 (55.38%) UNIX
3 23 (35.38%) AIX
3 23 (35.38%) Solaris
4 16 (24.62%) Linux
4 16 (24.62%) HPUX
5 15 (23.08%) SUSE
5 15 (23.08%) OS/400
5 15 (23.08%) zOS
5 15 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (47.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 28 (43.08%) Problem Management
2 28 (43.08%) Risk Analysis
3 20 (30.77%) Infrastructure Management
3 20 (30.77%) Coaching
4 15 (23.08%) Mentoring
4 15 (23.08%) Business Continuity
5 10 (15.38%) Load Balancing
5 10 (15.38%) Migration
6 9 (13.85%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (3.08%) Zachman Framework
8 2 (3.08%) TOGAF
9 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (1.54%) ITIL
9 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.54%) SOA
9 1 (1.54%) Project Management
9 1 (1.54%) DevOps
9 1 (1.54%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) MCSD
1 7 (10.77%) MCSE
1 7 (10.77%) CCA
1 7 (10.77%) Citrix Certification
1 7 (10.77%) CCEA
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (10.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 7 (10.77%) SC Cleared
1 7 (10.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 25 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (27.69%) Hyper-V
3 15 (23.08%) KVM
4 3 (4.62%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.54%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (23.08%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 45 (69.23%) IBM
2 26 (40.00%) VMware
3 22 (33.85%) Microsoft
4 18 (27.69%) Cisco
4 18 (27.69%) HP
5 17 (26.15%) NetApp
6 15 (23.08%) Red Hat
6 15 (23.08%) CheckPoint
6 15 (23.08%) Symantec
6 15 (23.08%) Brocade
6 15 (23.08%) Juniper
6 15 (23.08%) BMC
6 15 (23.08%) CA
6 15 (23.08%) EMC
6 15 (23.08%) Oracle
7 9 (13.85%) Citrix
8 1 (1.54%) Dell
8 1 (1.54%) Sun
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