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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 223 221 254
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +33
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 25 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.36% 0.26% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.28% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 9
Average salary £63,750 £55,000 £59,889
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.90% -8.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £46,100 £42,800
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £75,000 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -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
6608 6170 7549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.00% 95.11% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 5641 5176 6547
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £23,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -6 14 £63,750 +27.50% 5
Cheshire -3 10 £67,500 +17.39%
Lancashire - 1 £45,000 -
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 59 (81.94%) Windows
2 50 (69.44%) IBM
3 48 (66.67%) Middleware
4 37 (51.39%) UNIX
5 34 (47.22%) Internet
5 34 (47.22%) Finance
6 33 (45.83%) VMware
7 31 (43.06%) VMware Infrastructure
8 30 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 29 (40.28%) Tandem
9 29 (40.28%) Mainframe
9 29 (40.28%) AIX
9 29 (40.28%) Solaris
9 29 (40.28%) IBM Mainframe
10 28 (38.89%) Problem Management
10 28 (38.89%) Risk Analysis
10 28 (38.89%) Microsoft
11 24 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
11 24 (33.33%) Coaching
11 24 (33.33%) Hyper-V
12 23 (31.94%) Cisco
12 23 (31.94%) HP
13 22 (30.56%) FlexPod
14 21 (29.17%) Linux
14 21 (29.17%) HPUX
14 21 (29.17%) NetApp
15 20 (27.78%) SAN
16 19 (26.39%) BMC
16 19 (26.39%) CA
16 19 (26.39%) Red Hat

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 19 (26.39%) WebLogic
1 19 (26.39%) WebSphere
2 8 (11.11%) Office Communications Server
2 8 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.33%) SaaS
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.39%) PaaS
2 1 (1.39%) Office 365
2 1 (1.39%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 34 (47.22%) Internet
2 20 (27.78%) SAN
3 6 (8.33%) Firewall
3 6 (8.33%) WAN
4 5 (6.94%) LAN
4 5 (6.94%) VLAN
5 1 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.39%) SQL Server
1 19 (26.39%) DB2
1 19 (26.39%) RDBMS
1 19 (26.39%) Oracle Exadata
1 19 (26.39%) Oracle Database
1 19 (26.39%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.39%) Big Data
2 1 (1.39%) MySQL
General
1 34 (47.22%) Finance
2 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.39%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (66.67%) Middleware
2 19 (26.39%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.39%) JSON
3 1 (1.39%) J2EE
3 1 (1.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (40.28%) Tandem
1 29 (40.28%) Mainframe
1 29 (40.28%) IBM Mainframe
2 22 (30.56%) FlexPod
3 5 (6.94%) CMDB
4 2 (2.78%) Clustering
5 1 (1.39%) Telematics
5 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 59 (81.94%) Windows
2 37 (51.39%) UNIX
3 29 (40.28%) AIX
3 29 (40.28%) Solaris
4 21 (29.17%) Linux
4 21 (29.17%) HPUX
5 19 (26.39%) zOS
5 19 (26.39%) SUSE
5 19 (26.39%) OS/400
5 19 (26.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.39%) Android
7 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 28 (38.89%) Problem Management
2 28 (38.89%) Risk Analysis
3 24 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 24 (33.33%) Coaching
4 19 (26.39%) Business Continuity
4 19 (26.39%) Mentoring
5 12 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 11 (15.28%) Migration
7 10 (13.89%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (6.94%) Technical Analysis
9 3 (4.17%) Zachman Framework
9 3 (4.17%) TOGAF
10 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2
10 2 (2.78%) ITIL
11 1 (1.39%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (1.39%) Android Development
11 1 (1.39%) iOS Development
11 1 (1.39%) Server Monitoring
11 1 (1.39%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.78%) SQL
2 1 (1.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 8 (11.11%) CCA
1 8 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
1 8 (11.11%) CCEA
1 8 (11.11%) MCSD
1 8 (11.11%) MCSE
1 8 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (9.72%) SC Cleared
2 7 (9.72%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) Degree
3 1 (1.39%) CCNA
3 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) QA
System Software
1 31 (43.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 19 (26.39%) KVM
4 4 (5.56%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.78%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.39%) XenApp
6 1 (1.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (26.39%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 50 (69.44%) IBM
2 33 (45.83%) VMware
3 28 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 23 (31.94%) Cisco
4 23 (31.94%) HP
5 21 (29.17%) NetApp
6 19 (26.39%) BMC
6 19 (26.39%) CA
6 19 (26.39%) Red Hat
6 19 (26.39%) CheckPoint
6 19 (26.39%) Juniper
6 19 (26.39%) Symantec
6 19 (26.39%) Brocade
6 19 (26.39%) Oracle
6 19 (26.39%) EMC
7 10 (13.89%) Citrix
8 1 (1.39%) Sun
8 1 (1.39%) Dell
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