The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 240 222 210
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -12
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 1 16 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.014% 0.22% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.23% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1 16 39
Average salary £65,000 £58,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +17.00%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £57,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+14.03% -0.86%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6749 6922 7197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.84% 94.72% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5464 5920 6330
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Infrastructure Architect
England

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Legal
4 2 (33.33%) Human Factors
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) C
4 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) J2EE
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (16.67%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (16.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) IT Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) F5