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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 214 213 221
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 51 32 31
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% 0.49% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 39 31 20
Average salary £60,000 £54,500 £59,889
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.09% -8.99%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £48,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,500 £56,250 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -10.00%
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
7002 6556 6889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.40% 94.81% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 6000 5616 6025
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,500
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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -14 25 £50,000 - 2
Cheshire +7 21 £50,000 -8.25% 1
Cumbria - 5 £65,000 -
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 47 (81.03%) Windows
2 40 (68.97%) IBM
2 40 (68.97%) Middleware
3 36 (62.07%) UNIX
4 34 (58.62%) Finance
5 33 (56.90%) Internet
6 31 (53.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 29 (50.00%) Tandem
7 29 (50.00%) Mainframe
7 29 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
8 28 (48.28%) Problem Management
8 28 (48.28%) Risk Analysis
9 20 (34.48%) VMware
9 20 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (31.03%) Microsoft
10 18 (31.03%) AIX
10 18 (31.03%) Solaris
11 15 (25.86%) Infrastructure Management
11 15 (25.86%) Coaching
12 13 (22.41%) FlexPod
12 13 (22.41%) Hyper-V
12 13 (22.41%) Cisco
12 13 (22.41%) HP
12 13 (22.41%) NetApp
13 11 (18.97%) Red Hat
13 11 (18.97%) zOS
13 11 (18.97%) CheckPoint
13 11 (18.97%) Juniper
13 11 (18.97%) SAN
13 11 (18.97%) BMC

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 11 (18.97%) WebLogic
1 11 (18.97%) WebSphere
2 7 (12.07%) Office Communications Server
2 7 (12.07%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) SaaS
2 1 (1.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (56.90%) Internet
2 11 (18.97%) SAN
3 4 (6.90%) Firewall
3 4 (6.90%) VLAN
3 4 (6.90%) LAN
3 4 (6.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
1 11 (18.97%) DB2
1 11 (18.97%) RDBMS
1 11 (18.97%) Oracle Exadata
1 11 (18.97%) Oracle Database
1 11 (18.97%) Relational Database
General
1 34 (58.62%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (68.97%) Middleware
2 11 (18.97%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 29 (50.00%) Tandem
1 29 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 13 (22.41%) FlexPod
3 4 (6.90%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 47 (81.03%) Windows
2 36 (62.07%) UNIX
3 18 (31.03%) AIX
3 18 (31.03%) Solaris
4 11 (18.97%) Linux
4 11 (18.97%) OS/400
4 11 (18.97%) zOS
4 11 (18.97%) SUSE
4 11 (18.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (18.97%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (53.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 28 (48.28%) Problem Management
2 28 (48.28%) Risk Analysis
3 15 (25.86%) Infrastructure Management
3 15 (25.86%) Coaching
4 11 (18.97%) Mentoring
4 11 (18.97%) Business Continuity
5 9 (15.52%) Load Balancing
6 8 (13.79%) Migration
6 8 (13.79%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (6.90%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (3.45%) Zachman Framework
8 2 (3.45%) TOGAF
9 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (1.72%) ITIL
9 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.72%) SOA
9 1 (1.72%) Project Management
9 1 (1.72%) DevOps
9 1 (1.72%) Business Transformation
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) MCSD
1 7 (12.07%) MCSE
1 7 (12.07%) CCA
1 7 (12.07%) Citrix Certification
1 7 (12.07%) CCEA
1 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (12.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 7 (12.07%) SC Cleared
1 7 (12.07%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 20 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (22.41%) Hyper-V
3 11 (18.97%) KVM
4 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (18.97%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 40 (68.97%) IBM
2 20 (34.48%) VMware
3 18 (31.03%) Microsoft
4 13 (22.41%) HP
4 13 (22.41%) Cisco
4 13 (22.41%) NetApp
5 11 (18.97%) Red Hat
5 11 (18.97%) CheckPoint
5 11 (18.97%) Symantec
5 11 (18.97%) Brocade
5 11 (18.97%) Oracle
5 11 (18.97%) Juniper
5 11 (18.97%) BMC
5 11 (18.97%) CA
5 11 (18.97%) EMC
6 7 (12.07%) Citrix
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