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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 234 233 227
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 3 24 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.053% 0.34% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.35% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 15
Average salary £75,000 £61,215 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.51% +11.30%
UK excluding London average salary £66,750 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+6.80% +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
5438 6824 6306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.98% 96.56% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4555 5782 5290
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016. 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 £75,000 +17.64% 3
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 28 (75.68%) Data Centre
2 26 (70.27%) Windows
3 22 (59.46%) Microsoft
4 21 (56.76%) Hyper-V
5 20 (54.05%) IBM
6 19 (51.35%) Oracle
7 18 (48.65%) SQL Server
7 18 (48.65%) VMware
7 18 (48.65%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (45.95%) Red Hat
8 17 (45.95%) Middleware
8 17 (45.95%) AIX
9 16 (43.24%) Solaris
9 16 (43.24%) Business Continuity
9 16 (43.24%) Mentoring
9 16 (43.24%) Coaching
10 15 (40.54%) IBM PureFlex
10 15 (40.54%) Converged Infrastructure
10 15 (40.54%) VCE vBlock
10 15 (40.54%) Oracle Exadata
10 15 (40.54%) Oracle Database
10 15 (40.54%) FlexPod
10 15 (40.54%) Relational Database
10 15 (40.54%) KVM
10 15 (40.54%) Infrastructure Management
10 15 (40.54%) WebSphere
10 15 (40.54%) IBM Integration Bus
10 15 (40.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (40.54%) SUSE
10 15 (40.54%) Brocade

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (40.54%) WebLogic
1 15 (40.54%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.41%) Apache
2 2 (5.41%) IIS
2 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.70%) Sonic ESB
Cloud Services
1 15 (40.54%) IBM PureFlex
2 7 (18.92%) IaaS
3 6 (16.22%) SaaS
4 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (5.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (5.41%) Amazon S3
5 2 (5.41%) AWS CloudTrail
5 2 (5.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (40.54%) SAN
2 7 (18.92%) Firewall
3 6 (16.22%) iSCSI
3 6 (16.22%) Software-Defined Networking
3 6 (16.22%) SSL
3 6 (16.22%) VPN
4 2 (5.41%) Network Security
5 1 (2.70%) LAN
5 1 (2.70%) SSH
5 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (48.65%) SQL Server
2 15 (40.54%) DB2
2 15 (40.54%) Oracle Database
2 15 (40.54%) Oracle Exadata
2 15 (40.54%) RDBMS
2 15 (40.54%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.41%) MySQL
4 1 (2.70%) Big Data
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
2 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Law
3 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (45.95%) Middleware
2 15 (40.54%) IBM Integration Bus
2 15 (40.54%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (5.41%) .NET
3 2 (5.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (75.68%) Data Centre
2 15 (40.54%) FlexPod
2 15 (40.54%) VCE vBlock
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.70%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 26 (70.27%) Windows
2 17 (45.95%) AIX
3 16 (43.24%) Solaris
4 15 (40.54%) HPUX
4 15 (40.54%) Linux
4 15 (40.54%) OS/400
4 15 (40.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (40.54%) SUSE
4 15 (40.54%) zOS
5 8 (21.62%) Windows Server
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.41%) Unix
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Business Continuity
1 16 (43.24%) Coaching
1 16 (43.24%) Mentoring
2 15 (40.54%) Converged Infrastructure
2 15 (40.54%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (8.11%) TOGAF
4 2 (5.41%) Analytics
4 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.41%) Migration
4 2 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (2.70%) Case Management
5 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (2.70%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (2.70%) High Availability
5 1 (2.70%) Line Management
5 1 (2.70%) Network Management
5 1 (2.70%) Resource Management
5 1 (2.70%) Security Architecture
5 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.70%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Degree
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (16.22%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (56.76%) Hyper-V
2 18 (48.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (40.54%) KVM
4 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (5.41%) vCloud
5 2 (5.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (40.54%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.41%) vRealize
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) Microsoft
2 20 (54.05%) IBM
3 19 (51.35%) Oracle
4 18 (48.65%) VMware
5 17 (45.95%) Red Hat
6 15 (40.54%) BMC
6 15 (40.54%) Brocade
6 15 (40.54%) CA
6 15 (40.54%) CheckPoint
6 15 (40.54%) Cisco
6 15 (40.54%) EMC
6 15 (40.54%) HP
6 15 (40.54%) Juniper
6 15 (40.54%) NetApp
6 15 (40.54%) Symantec
7 1 (2.70%) Pega
7 1 (2.70%) Tumbleweed
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