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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 131 110 125
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 9 23 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.39% 1.05% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 1.13% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 9 21 10
Average salary £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
90% offered a salary of more than £59,900 £45,000 £49,750
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -4.16%
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
2140 2032 1858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.00% 92.41% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1510 1558 1564
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect across the Reading region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Infrastructure Architect Salary Histogram in Reading

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 6 (40.00%) UNIX
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Citrix
3 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) Legal
3 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) SAN
4 3 (20.00%) EMC
5 2 (13.33%) SaaS
5 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (13.33%) Banking
5 2 (13.33%) VLAN
5 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
5 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (13.33%) CCA
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (13.33%) CCEA
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (13.33%) MCSD
5 2 (13.33%) IKE
5 2 (13.33%) AIX
5 2 (13.33%) Solaris
5 2 (13.33%) MCSE
5 2 (13.33%) SharePoint

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 2 (13.33%) Office Communications Server
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) VLAN
2 2 (13.33%) IKE
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
1 4 (26.67%) Legal
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
1 1 (6.67%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) UNIX
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) AIX
2 2 (13.33%) Solaris
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management
3 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security
3 1 (6.67%) Line Management
3 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) CCA
1 2 (13.33%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (13.33%) CCEA
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (13.33%) MCSD
1 2 (13.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Citrix
3 3 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (6.67%) HP