The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 215 212 205
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 23 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.41% 0.25% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.26% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 5
Average salary £60,750 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.45% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,250 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £62,600 £50,900
UK excluding London average salary £61,500 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-1.60% +13.63%
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5418 5675 5126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.66% 95.62% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4553 4725 4522
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Infrastructure Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Infrastructure Architect
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Infrastructure Architect Salary Trend in the South West

Infrastructure Architect
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Infrastructure Architect Salary Histogram in the South West

Infrastructure Architect
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
Gloucestershire - 14 £57,500 - 1
Bristol -1 8 £100,000 +81.81% 4
Somerset - 1 £60,000 - 1
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 20 (45.45%) Technical Architecture
2 15 (34.09%) Windows
3 13 (29.55%) Banking
4 12 (27.27%) Investment Banking
4 12 (27.27%) Project Management
5 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 8 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 7 (15.91%) SAN
6 7 (15.91%) Citrix
6 7 (15.91%) Finance
6 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
7 6 (13.64%) HP
7 6 (13.64%) Linux
7 6 (13.64%) UNIX
8 5 (11.36%) VMware
8 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (11.36%) Load Balancing
8 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (11.36%) Data Centre
9 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
9 4 (9.09%) C
10 3 (6.82%) Java
10 3 (6.82%) MySQL
10 3 (6.82%) Oracle
10 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
10 3 (6.82%) NetApp
10 3 (6.82%) Cisco
10 3 (6.82%) Symantec
10 3 (6.82%) Requirements Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.27%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) SAN
2 1 (2.27%) LAN
2 1 (2.27%) WAN
2 1 (2.27%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) VLAN
2 1 (2.27%) Network Security
2 1 (2.27%) Firewall
2 1 (2.27%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) MySQL
General
1 13 (29.55%) Banking
2 12 (27.27%) Investment Banking
3 7 (15.91%) Finance
4 1 (2.27%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.82%) Clustering
3 3 (6.82%) Replication
4 1 (2.27%) CMDB
4 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.09%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) Linux
2 6 (13.64%) UNIX
3 1 (2.27%) AIX
3 1 (2.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) Technical Architecture
2 12 (27.27%) Project Management
3 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.36%) Load Balancing
4 3 (6.82%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (6.82%) Business Continuity
4 3 (6.82%) Change Management
4 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
4 3 (6.82%) High Availability
5 2 (4.55%) Open Source
5 2 (4.55%) Cyber Security
5 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.55%) TOGAF
5 2 (4.55%) CRM
5 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.27%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (2.27%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (2.27%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.27%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.27%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) C
2 3 (6.82%) Java
3 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) MCSD
3 1 (2.27%) MCSE
3 1 (2.27%) CCA
3 1 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.27%) CCEA
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 8 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.91%) Citrix
3 6 (13.64%) HP
4 5 (11.36%) VMware
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle
5 3 (6.82%) NetApp
5 3 (6.82%) Cisco
5 3 (6.82%) Symantec
5 3 (6.82%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.27%) Juniper
6 1 (2.27%) 3Com
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