The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 372 346 343
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 71 94 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.43% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.45% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 46 69 84
Average salary £65,250 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,750 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £59,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+10.16% +2.60%
Infrastructure Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21093 20797 22222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.72% 95.10% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 16614 17166 18964
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Infrastructure Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Infrastructure Architect
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Infrastructure Architect Salary Trend in the South East

Infrastructure Architect
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect across the South East region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Infrastructure Architect Salary Histogram in the South East

Infrastructure Architect
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -4 43 £65,250 -6.78%
Surrey -18 10 £72,500 +20.83%
Berkshire -24 10 £61,250 -3.92%
Thames Valley - 2 £60,000 -
Kent - 2 £52,500 -
Middlesex 0 1 £70,000 +27.27%
Buckinghamshire -2 1 £55,000 +7.31%
East Sussex - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £72,500 -
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 75 (56.82%) Microsoft
2 66 (50.00%) Windows
3 57 (43.18%) VMware
4 46 (34.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 43 (32.58%) TOGAF
6 41 (31.06%) Security Cleared
6 41 (31.06%) Hyper-V
7 40 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 37 (28.03%) ITIL
9 30 (22.73%) SC Cleared
10 25 (18.94%) SAN
11 24 (18.18%) Citrix
11 24 (18.18%) Risk Management
12 23 (17.42%) SCCM
13 22 (16.67%) Finance
13 22 (16.67%) Linux
13 22 (16.67%) SharePoint
14 20 (15.15%) MS Excel
14 20 (15.15%) Active Directory
15 19 (14.39%) CA
15 19 (14.39%) Oracle
16 18 (13.64%) SCOM
17 16 (12.12%) Firewall
18 15 (11.36%) SOA
18 15 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
19 14 (10.61%) Cisco
20 13 (9.85%) Red Hat
20 13 (9.85%) MCSE
20 13 (9.85%) Windows Server 2003
20 13 (9.85%) XenApp

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 22 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.06%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.30%) WebLogic
3 7 (5.30%) IIS
4 6 (4.55%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2000
6 2 (1.52%) Apache
6 2 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.52%) Lync
6 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.76%) Site Server
7 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 20 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.79%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.03%) Compiere
2 4 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (3.03%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (3.03%) Amazon S3
2 4 (3.03%) IaaS
3 2 (1.52%) Office 365
4 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (18.94%) SAN
2 16 (12.12%) Firewall
3 11 (8.33%) DNS
4 9 (6.82%) LDAP
5 8 (6.06%) LAN
5 8 (6.06%) WAN
6 7 (5.30%) SSL
6 7 (5.30%) Kerberos
7 6 (4.55%) Internet
8 4 (3.03%) OpenLDAP
8 4 (3.03%) DHCP
9 3 (2.27%) Network Security
10 2 (1.52%) TCP/IP
10 2 (1.52%) VPN
11 1 (0.76%) NAS
11 1 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.58%) MySQL
3 7 (5.30%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (3.03%) DB2
6 2 (1.52%) Big Data
General
1 22 (16.67%) Finance
2 10 (7.58%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.06%) Military
4 4 (3.03%) Retail
5 3 (2.27%) Legal
6 2 (1.52%) Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Local Government
7 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.09%) .NET
2 7 (5.30%) Web Services
3 6 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (3.03%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (3.03%) Java EE
5 2 (1.52%) SAML
6 1 (0.76%) Middleware
6 1 (0.76%) LAMP
6 1 (0.76%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.55%) Replication
1 6 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (3.79%) Clustering
2 5 (3.79%) PKI
3 4 (3.03%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.03%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.52%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.76%) GIS
6 1 (0.76%) Human Factors
6 1 (0.76%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 66 (50.00%) Windows
2 22 (16.67%) Linux
3 15 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (9.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (6.82%) UNIX
5 9 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (6.06%) Solaris
6 8 (6.06%) AIX
7 7 (5.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (4.55%) CentOS
8 6 (4.55%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (4.55%) Windows 8
8 6 (4.55%) HPUX
9 4 (3.03%) Mac OS X
9 4 (3.03%) Windows 7
9 4 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.76%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (32.58%) TOGAF
2 37 (28.03%) ITIL
3 24 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 15 (11.36%) SOA
5 11 (8.33%) Service Management
6 10 (7.58%) Enterprise Architecture
6 10 (7.58%) Service Delivery
7 9 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (5.30%) Load Balancing
9 6 (4.55%) Migration
9 6 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (3.79%) Business Development
10 5 (3.79%) Programme Management
10 5 (3.79%) Zachman Framework
10 5 (3.79%) PRINCE2
10 5 (3.79%) High Availability
10 5 (3.79%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (3.03%) Software Deployment
11 4 (3.03%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.82%) SQL
2 4 (3.03%) C#
3 3 (2.27%) Java
4 1 (0.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 41 (31.06%) Security Cleared
2 40 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (22.73%) SC Cleared
4 13 (9.85%) MCSE
5 11 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (6.82%) CCNA
7 5 (3.79%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (3.79%) DV Cleared
8 4 (3.03%) MCITP
8 4 (3.03%) CCNP
9 3 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.52%) Degree
11 1 (0.76%) NCDA
11 1 (0.76%) NCIE
11 1 (0.76%) VCP5
11 1 (0.76%) MCSD
11 1 (0.76%) MCSA
11 1 (0.76%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (3.03%) COBIT
2 2 (1.52%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 46 (34.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (31.06%) Hyper-V
3 20 (15.15%) Active Directory
4 13 (9.85%) XenApp
5 8 (6.06%) vSphere
6 4 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (3.03%) PowerHA
6 4 (3.03%) RHEV
6 4 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (2.27%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.27%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (1.52%) UAG
8 2 (1.52%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.76%) SRDF
9 1 (0.76%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.76%) Xen
9 1 (0.76%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 23 (17.42%) SCCM
2 18 (13.64%) SCOM
3 11 (8.33%) CA Spectrum
4 6 (4.55%) Tivoli
5 4 (3.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (3.03%) Data Guard
6 3 (2.27%) Puppet
7 1 (0.76%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 75 (56.82%) Microsoft
2 57 (43.18%) VMware
3 24 (18.18%) Citrix
4 19 (14.39%) CA
4 19 (14.39%) Oracle
5 14 (10.61%) Cisco
6 13 (9.85%) Red Hat
7 12 (9.09%) Sun
8 8 (6.06%) IBM
9 7 (5.30%) Fujitsu
10 6 (4.55%) NetApp
11 5 (3.79%) HP
11 5 (3.79%) Siebel
12 4 (3.03%) Avaya
12 4 (3.03%) Apple
12 4 (3.03%) Sybase
12 4 (3.03%) Epiphany
12 4 (3.03%) Google
12 4 (3.03%) Nimsoft
13 3 (2.27%) AppSense