The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 140 138 132
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 3 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.13% 0.082% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.088% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 11
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £65,000 £56,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +15.04%
Infrastructure Architect
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2154 2266 2150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.81% 92.53% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1627 1651 1746
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Infrastructure Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Infrastructure Architect
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect across the Reading region.

Infrastructure Architect Salary Trend in Reading

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 7 (63.64%) Data Centre
2 5 (45.45%) UNIX
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) Service Management
4 3 (27.27%) GIS
4 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
4 3 (27.27%) Requirements Management
4 3 (27.27%) Financial Modelling
4 3 (27.27%) Line Management
5 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 2 (18.18%) Coaching
5 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 2 (18.18%) Project Governance
5 2 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) COBIT
5 2 (18.18%) MODAF
5 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) SCADA
5 2 (18.18%) CITP
5 2 (18.18%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (9.09%) Office Communications Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Legal
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Data Centre
2 3 (27.27%) GIS
3 2 (18.18%) SCADA
4 1 (9.09%) BYOD
4 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) UNIX
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) AIX
2 1 (9.09%) Solaris
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) Service Management
3 3 (27.27%) Requirements Management
3 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
3 3 (27.27%) Financial Modelling
3 3 (27.27%) Line Management
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) Coaching
4 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 2 (18.18%) Project Governance
4 2 (18.18%) MODAF
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) UML
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) CITP
3 2 (18.18%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) MCSD
4 1 (9.09%) MCSE
4 1 (9.09%) CCA
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (9.09%) CCEA
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) EMC