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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 244 216 220
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 7 28 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.096% 0.40% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.43% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1 25 30
Average salary £62,500 £65,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +23.80%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
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
6940 6583 7183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.72% 94.24% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5629 5655 6234
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
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 27 August 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
Manchester -16 3 - - 2
Cheshire -13 2 - -
Cumbria - 2 £62,500 - 1
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (44.44%) AIX
3 4 (44.44%) Solaris
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 3 (33.33%) Citrix
4 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (33.33%) UNIX
4 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) SUSE
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (22.22%) Brocade
5 2 (22.22%) VLAN
5 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
5 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
5 2 (22.22%) FlexPod
5 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
5 2 (22.22%) KVM
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (22.22%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
1 2 (22.22%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
1 2 (22.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) DB2
1 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Exadata
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) FlexPod
2 1 (11.11%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) AIX
2 4 (44.44%) Solaris
3 3 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (22.22%) HPUX
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) OS/400
4 2 (22.22%) zOS
4 2 (22.22%) SUSE
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 1 (11.11%) IT Governance
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (22.22%) MCSD
2 2 (22.22%) MCSE
2 2 (22.22%) CCA
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CCEA
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 2 (22.22%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) Juniper
4 2 (22.22%) BMC
4 2 (22.22%) CA
4 2 (22.22%) NetApp
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 2 (22.22%) Symantec
4 2 (22.22%) IBM
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) EMC
4 2 (22.22%) Brocade
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £0.00 - £1 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago