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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 217 207 207
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 23 18 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.34% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.36% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 19 15 10
Average salary £65,000 £51,500 £63,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.21% -19.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £39,000 £52,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £52,500 £75,250
UK excluding London average salary £63,750 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+10.86% -4.16%
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
5720 5031 5233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.22% 95.56% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4835 4276 4642
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,950 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 27 February 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 27 February 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
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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
Bristol -8 9 £100,000 +90.47%
Gloucestershire - 8 £70,250 -
Wiltshire +6 4 £60,500 +34.44%
Somerset - 1 £55,000 -
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (40.82%) Microsoft
2 14 (28.57%) Windows
3 11 (22.45%) VMware
3 11 (22.45%) Banking
4 10 (20.41%) Finance
5 9 (18.37%) WAN
5 9 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (16.33%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (16.33%) Cisco
7 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 7 (14.29%) Citrix
7 7 (14.29%) Linux
7 7 (14.29%) SAN
8 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
8 6 (12.24%) TOGAF
9 5 (10.20%) Investment Banking
9 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
9 5 (10.20%) Project Management
9 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (10.20%) CMS
10 4 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (8.16%) Juniper
10 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
10 4 (8.16%) MS Exchange
10 4 (8.16%) LAN
10 4 (8.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (8.16%) DV Cleared
10 4 (8.16%) QA
10 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
11 3 (6.12%) Cyber Security

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (10.20%) CMS
2 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.16%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.08%) Lync
3 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.04%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) WAN
2 7 (14.29%) SAN
3 4 (8.16%) LAN
4 3 (6.12%) VPN
4 3 (6.12%) Firewall
5 2 (4.08%) VLAN
5 2 (4.08%) Network Security
5 2 (4.08%) NAS
5 2 (4.08%) Internet
6 1 (2.04%) MPLS
6 1 (2.04%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.04%) DNS
6 1 (2.04%) DHCP
6 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (22.45%) Banking
2 10 (20.41%) Finance
3 5 (10.20%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.08%) French Language
4 2 (4.08%) Spanish Language
4 2 (4.08%) Advertising
5 1 (2.04%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) .NET
1 1 (2.04%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Open Source
2 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Clustering
2 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.57%) Windows
2 7 (14.29%) Linux
3 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.12%) UNIX
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.04%) AIX
5 1 (2.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.33%) Technical Architecture
2 6 (12.24%) TOGAF
3 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.20%) Project Management
4 4 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
5 3 (6.12%) Cyber Security
5 3 (6.12%) Performance Testing
5 3 (6.12%) Unit Testing
5 3 (6.12%) Data Protection
5 3 (6.12%) CRM
6 2 (4.08%) Change Management
6 2 (4.08%) ITIL
6 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.08%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.08%) Network Design
6 2 (4.08%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.08%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.12%) Java
2 2 (4.08%) SQL
3 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (8.16%) DV Cleared
3 3 (6.12%) Degree
3 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) VCP5
4 2 (4.08%) CCNA
4 2 (4.08%) ISEB
4 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.04%) MCSD
5 1 (2.04%) MCSE
5 1 (2.04%) CCA
5 1 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.04%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) QA
System Software
1 9 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.12%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.04%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 20 (40.82%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.45%) VMware
3 8 (16.33%) Cisco
4 7 (14.29%) Citrix
5 4 (8.16%) Juniper
6 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.08%) HP
6 2 (4.08%) Dell
6 2 (4.08%) EMC