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 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 229 234 247
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 22 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 7
Average salary £62,500 £57,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £44,000 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £75,000 £77,000
UK excluding London average salary £63,750 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+10.86% -4.16%
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
6617 6182 7174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.13% 94.85% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5490 5121 6055
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +4 12 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Cheshire -2 6 £61,250 -7.54%
Cumbria - 3 £62,500 - 1
Lancashire - 1 £45,000 - 2
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 60 (80.00%) Windows
2 52 (69.33%) IBM
3 50 (66.67%) Middleware
4 36 (48.00%) VMware
5 35 (46.67%) UNIX
6 34 (45.33%) Finance
6 34 (45.33%) Internet
7 31 (41.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 30 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 30 (40.00%) Microsoft
9 29 (38.67%) AIX
9 29 (38.67%) Solaris
9 29 (38.67%) Tandem
9 29 (38.67%) Mainframe
9 29 (38.67%) IBM Mainframe
10 28 (37.33%) Problem Management
10 28 (37.33%) Risk Analysis
11 27 (36.00%) Cisco
12 26 (34.67%) Hyper-V
12 26 (34.67%) Infrastructure Management
12 26 (34.67%) Coaching
13 25 (33.33%) HP
14 24 (32.00%) Linux
14 24 (32.00%) FlexPod
15 23 (30.67%) HPUX
15 23 (30.67%) NetApp
16 22 (29.33%) SAN
17 21 (28.00%) BMC
17 21 (28.00%) CA
17 21 (28.00%) Red Hat

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 21 (28.00%) WebLogic
1 21 (28.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (8.00%) Office Communications Server
2 6 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.00%) SaaS
2 2 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.67%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.67%) Office 365
2 2 (2.67%) Route 53
2 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (45.33%) Internet
2 22 (29.33%) SAN
3 6 (8.00%) WAN
3 6 (8.00%) Firewall
4 5 (6.67%) LAN
5 4 (5.33%) VLAN
6 1 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (28.00%) SQL Server
1 21 (28.00%) DB2
1 21 (28.00%) RDBMS
1 21 (28.00%) Oracle Exadata
1 21 (28.00%) Oracle Database
1 21 (28.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.67%) MySQL
2 2 (2.67%) Big Data
2 2 (2.67%) Amazon RDS
General
1 34 (45.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.33%) Billing
2 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (66.67%) Middleware
2 21 (28.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (2.67%) JSON
3 2 (2.67%) J2EE
3 2 (2.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (38.67%) Mainframe
1 29 (38.67%) Tandem
1 29 (38.67%) IBM Mainframe
2 24 (32.00%) FlexPod
3 5 (6.67%) CMDB
4 2 (2.67%) Replication
4 2 (2.67%) Clustering
4 2 (2.67%) Telematics
4 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 60 (80.00%) Windows
2 35 (46.67%) UNIX
3 29 (38.67%) AIX
3 29 (38.67%) Solaris
4 24 (32.00%) Linux
5 23 (30.67%) HPUX
6 21 (28.00%) SUSE
6 21 (28.00%) OS/400
6 21 (28.00%) zOS
6 21 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.67%) Android
8 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 28 (37.33%) Problem Management
2 28 (37.33%) Risk Analysis
3 26 (34.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 26 (34.67%) Coaching
4 21 (28.00%) Mentoring
4 21 (28.00%) Business Continuity
5 12 (16.00%) Technical Architecture
5 12 (16.00%) Load Balancing
6 9 (12.00%) Migration
7 5 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (4.00%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.00%) Zachman Framework
8 3 (4.00%) TOGAF
9 2 (2.67%) Business Analysis
9 2 (2.67%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.67%) Project Management
9 2 (2.67%) ITIL
9 2 (2.67%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.67%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.00%) SQL
2 2 (2.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (9.33%) CCA
1 7 (9.33%) Citrix Certification
1 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (9.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 7 (9.33%) MCSD
1 7 (9.33%) MCSE
2 6 (8.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.00%) CCEA
3 3 (4.00%) VCP4
4 2 (2.67%) CCNA
4 2 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.33%) MCITP
5 1 (1.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 31 (41.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (34.67%) Hyper-V
3 21 (28.00%) KVM
4 4 (5.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.67%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.33%) XenApp
6 1 (1.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (28.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 52 (69.33%) IBM
2 36 (48.00%) VMware
3 30 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 27 (36.00%) Cisco
5 25 (33.33%) HP
6 23 (30.67%) NetApp
7 21 (28.00%) Red Hat
7 21 (28.00%) CheckPoint
7 21 (28.00%) Symantec
7 21 (28.00%) Juniper
7 21 (28.00%) BMC
7 21 (28.00%) CA
7 21 (28.00%) EMC
7 21 (28.00%) Oracle
7 21 (28.00%) Brocade
8 11 (14.67%) Citrix
9 1 (1.33%) Dell
9 1 (1.33%) Sun
9 1 (1.33%) Hyland
Liverpool, Merseyside
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago