The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield 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 72 65 62
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 4 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.56% 0.89% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.91% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 2
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +20.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £45,100
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £61,500 £45,900
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
Infrastructure Architect
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield 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
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
690 657 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.77% 97.91% 93.90%
Number of salaries quoted 592 547 477
Average salary £35,000 £35,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.09% +2.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Infrastructure Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Infrastructure Architect
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Infrastructure Architect Salary Trend in Sheffield

Infrastructure Architect
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Infrastructure Architect Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 14 (66.67%) VMware
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Cisco
3 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
4 10 (47.62%) SAN
4 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
5 9 (42.86%) WAN
5 9 (42.86%) Firewall
6 8 (38.10%) LAN
7 7 (33.33%) Linux
7 7 (33.33%) Wireless
7 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (28.57%) ITIL
8 6 (28.57%) Citrix
8 6 (28.57%) IaaS
9 5 (23.81%) NAS
9 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (23.81%) SLA
9 5 (23.81%) UNIX
9 5 (23.81%) QA
9 5 (23.81%) Information Security
9 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
10 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (19.05%) Migration
10 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
10 4 (19.05%) Replication
10 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
10 4 (19.05%) HP
10 4 (19.05%) NetApp
10 4 (19.05%) Line Management

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) Lync
3 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) IaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) SAN
2 9 (42.86%) WAN
2 9 (42.86%) Firewall
3 8 (38.10%) LAN
4 7 (33.33%) Wireless
5 5 (23.81%) NAS
6 3 (14.29%) MPLS
7 2 (9.52%) IPsec
7 2 (9.52%) LDAP
7 2 (9.52%) VPN
7 2 (9.52%) Unified Communications
8 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
8 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
8 1 (4.76%) Packet Switching
8 1 (4.76%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) MySQL
2 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (9.52%) Informix
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) X-Windows
2 1 (4.76%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
1 4 (19.05%) Replication
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (23.81%) UNIX
4 3 (14.29%) Solaris
5 2 (9.52%) AIX
5 2 (9.52%) HPUX
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Information Security
2 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
3 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (19.05%) Migration
3 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
3 4 (19.05%) Line Management
4 3 (14.29%) People Management
4 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (9.52%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
5 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (4.76%) Network Design
6 1 (4.76%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) SLA
1 5 (23.81%) QA
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
3 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) VMware
2 13 (61.90%) Cisco
3 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
4 6 (28.57%) Citrix
5 4 (19.05%) HP
5 4 (19.05%) NetApp
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle
7 2 (9.52%) Novell
7 2 (9.52%) EMC
7 2 (9.52%) IBM
8 1 (4.76%) Red Hat