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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 61 60 68
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 18 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.33% 0.53% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.42% 0.54% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 18 3 1
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +19.56%
UK excluding London average salary £55,250 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+0.45% -8.33%
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
745 557 665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.25% 97.89% 95.82%
Number of salaries quoted 650 454 620
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
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 19 December 2014.

Infrastructure Architect Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) Cisco
3 14 (63.64%) VMware
4 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
5 10 (45.45%) MS Excel
5 10 (45.45%) SAN
6 9 (40.91%) WAN
6 9 (40.91%) Firewall
7 8 (36.36%) LAN
7 8 (36.36%) Citrix
8 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
8 7 (31.82%) Linux
8 7 (31.82%) Wireless
8 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (27.27%) IaaS
9 6 (27.27%) NetApp
9 6 (27.27%) ITIL
10 5 (22.73%) Information Security
10 5 (22.73%) NAS
10 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (22.73%) SLA
10 5 (22.73%) QA
10 5 (22.73%) UNIX
11 4 (18.18%) Lync
11 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
11 4 (18.18%) Replication
11 4 (18.18%) Unified Communications
11 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (18.18%) Migration
11 4 (18.18%) Strategic Planning

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (18.18%) Lync
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) IaaS
2 3 (13.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) SAN
2 9 (40.91%) WAN
2 9 (40.91%) Firewall
3 8 (36.36%) LAN
4 7 (31.82%) Wireless
5 5 (22.73%) NAS
6 4 (18.18%) Unified Communications
7 3 (13.64%) NetScaler
7 3 (13.64%) MPLS
8 2 (9.09%) LDAP
8 2 (9.09%) VPN
8 2 (9.09%) IPsec
9 1 (4.55%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (4.55%) Packet Switching
9 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) Informix
2 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) X-Windows
2 1 (4.55%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
1 4 (18.18%) Replication
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Linux
3 5 (22.73%) UNIX
4 3 (13.64%) Solaris
4 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.09%) AIX
5 2 (9.09%) HPUX
6 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
2 6 (27.27%) ITIL
3 5 (22.73%) Information Security
4 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (18.18%) Strategic Planning
4 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
4 4 (18.18%) Line Management
4 4 (18.18%) Migration
5 3 (13.64%) People Management
5 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.64%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (13.64%) TOGAF
6 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
7 1 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (4.55%) Service Management
7 1 (4.55%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) SLA
1 5 (22.73%) QA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.64%) XenDesktop
4 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
5 1 (4.55%) Xen
5 1 (4.55%) vSphere
5 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Cisco
2 14 (63.64%) VMware
3 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
4 8 (36.36%) Citrix
5 6 (27.27%) NetApp
6 4 (18.18%) HP
6 4 (18.18%) IBM
7 3 (13.64%) Oracle
8 2 (9.09%) EMC
8 2 (9.09%) Novell
9 1 (4.55%) Red Hat