The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Reading region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 134 120 136
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 5 19 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.20% 0.89% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.94% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 6
Average salary £55,000 £69,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.28% +22.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,850 £80,000 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.33%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2324 2015 2254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.11% 94.38% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1733 1614 1960
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Infrastructure Architect
Berkshire

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 18 April 2014.

Infrastructure Architect Salary Histogram in Reading

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 17 (54.84%) Windows
2 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 14 (45.16%) Citrix
3 12 (38.71%) LAN
3 12 (38.71%) WAN
4 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
5 9 (29.03%) SAN
5 9 (29.03%) VMware
6 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
7 7 (22.58%) Linux
7 7 (22.58%) Oracle
7 7 (22.58%) UNIX
7 7 (22.58%) TOGAF
7 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
8 6 (19.35%) SCCM
8 6 (19.35%) SCOM
8 6 (19.35%) NAS
8 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (19.35%) Legal
8 6 (19.35%) Middleware
8 6 (19.35%) SQL
9 5 (16.13%) ITIL
9 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
9 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (12.90%) Xen
10 4 (12.90%) XenApp
10 4 (12.90%) XenDesktop
10 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
10 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
10 4 (12.90%) Project Management

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (9.68%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
1 1 (3.23%) PaaS
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) LAN
1 12 (38.71%) WAN
2 9 (29.03%) SAN
3 6 (19.35%) NAS
4 2 (6.45%) Multicast
4 2 (6.45%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (3.23%) Firewall
5 1 (3.23%) VLAN
5 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.23%) DNS
5 1 (3.23%) DMZ
5 1 (3.23%) Internet
5 1 (3.23%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
General
1 6 (19.35%) Legal
2 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.68%) Finance
4 2 (6.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) Middleware
2 3 (9.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Human Factors
2 2 (6.45%) SCADA
2 2 (6.45%) Video on Demand
2 2 (6.45%) PKI
2 2 (6.45%) IPTV
2 2 (6.45%) Smartcard
3 1 (3.23%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 17 (54.84%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) Linux
2 7 (22.58%) UNIX
3 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Solaris
4 1 (3.23%) AIX
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) TOGAF
2 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (16.13%) ITIL
4 4 (12.90%) Project Management
4 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (9.68%) BCP
5 3 (9.68%) Network Design
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (6.45%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Content Management
6 2 (6.45%) Web Development
6 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.45%) Software Architecture
6 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (6.45%) UML
6 2 (6.45%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (6.45%) MODAF
6 2 (6.45%) Validation
7 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.23%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) Degree
4 2 (6.45%) CITP
4 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.23%) JNCIP
5 1 (3.23%) JNCIE
5 1 (3.23%) SCSA
5 1 (3.23%) CCIE
5 1 (3.23%) CCNP
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.90%) Xen
3 4 (12.90%) XenApp
3 4 (12.90%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.23%) vSphere
4 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) SCCM
1 6 (19.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
1 14 (45.16%) Citrix
2 9 (29.03%) VMware
3 7 (22.58%) Oracle
4 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco
5 1 (3.23%) IBM
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) EMC
5 1 (3.23%) Juniper
5 1 (3.23%) F5