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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 233 211 198
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -13
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 18 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.30% 0.30% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.31% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 16
Average salary £75,000 £57,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £55,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £67,750 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%
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
5751 5796 4821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.17% 95.27% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4841 4792 4152
Average salary £38,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,916 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Wiltshire +6 8 £55,000 -
Bristol -14 6 £85,000 +54.54%
Gloucestershire -21 3 - -
Somerset 0 1 £60,000 +4.34%
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (51.22%) Technical Architecture
2 16 (39.02%) VMware
2 16 (39.02%) Linux
3 15 (36.59%) Windows
4 12 (29.27%) Project Management
5 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
6 10 (24.39%) Finance
7 9 (21.95%) SAN
7 9 (21.95%) HP
7 9 (21.95%) Citrix
7 9 (21.95%) PRINCE2
7 9 (21.95%) Security Cleared
8 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (19.51%) Product Management
8 8 (19.51%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (19.51%) UNIX
8 8 (19.51%) ITIL
9 7 (17.07%) EMC Certification
9 7 (17.07%) EMC
9 7 (17.07%) Banking
9 7 (17.07%) Investment Banking
9 7 (17.07%) SaaS
9 7 (17.07%) Capacity Management
10 6 (14.63%) Big Data
10 6 (14.63%) IaaS
10 6 (14.63%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (14.63%) Hyperic
10 6 (14.63%) Cloud Foundry
10 6 (14.63%) Heroku

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (14.63%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (14.63%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.51%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (17.07%) SaaS
3 6 (14.63%) PaaS
3 6 (14.63%) Heroku
3 6 (14.63%) IaaS
3 6 (14.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) SAN
2 1 (2.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) MySQL
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
1 6 (14.63%) Hadoop
1 6 (14.63%) Big Data
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Banking
2 7 (17.07%) Investment Banking
3 5 (12.20%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Replication
1 6 (14.63%) Clustering
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (39.02%) Linux
2 15 (36.59%) Windows
3 8 (19.51%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) Technical Architecture
2 12 (29.27%) Project Management
3 9 (21.95%) PRINCE2
4 8 (19.51%) ITIL
4 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (19.51%) Product Management
5 7 (17.07%) Capacity Management
6 6 (14.63%) High Availability
6 6 (14.63%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (14.63%) Load Balancing
6 6 (14.63%) Business Continuity
7 5 (12.20%) Software Delivery
8 3 (7.32%) Change Management
9 2 (4.88%) CRM
10 1 (2.44%) Service Management
10 1 (2.44%) Risk Management
10 1 (2.44%) Matrix Management
10 1 (2.44%) Data Protection
10 1 (2.44%) Zachman Framework
10 1 (2.44%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) C
1 6 (14.63%) Python
1 6 (14.63%) Ruby
1 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.07%) EMC Certification
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) ISO 9001
1 6 (14.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
2 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) VMware
2 9 (21.95%) HP
2 9 (21.95%) Citrix
3 7 (17.07%) EMC
4 6 (14.63%) Oracle
4 6 (14.63%) NetApp
4 6 (14.63%) Symantec
4 6 (14.63%) SolarWinds
5 3 (7.32%) Cisco
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.44%) 3Com
6 1 (2.44%) Juniper