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 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 205 200 196
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 20 15 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.33% 0.29% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.30% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 22
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £47,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,500 £65,000
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 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
5803 4927 5502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.19% 94.88% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4792 4234 4865
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 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 20 August 2014.

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 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
Gloucestershire - 8 £61,250 -
Somerset - 4 £57,500 -
Dorset -2 2 £43,750 +16.66%
Wiltshire -8 2 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Bristol -7 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 14 (43.75%) Finance
2 12 (37.50%) Windows
3 8 (25.00%) VMware
4 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 5 (15.63%) Citrix
6 4 (12.50%) Mainframe
6 4 (12.50%) Middleware
6 4 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
7 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (9.38%) Human Factors
7 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (9.38%) TOGAF
7 3 (9.38%) Legal
7 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
7 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
7 3 (9.38%) SOA
7 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
8 2 (6.25%) Linux
8 2 (6.25%) IIS
8 2 (6.25%) ITIL
8 2 (6.25%) WAN
8 2 (6.25%) Cisco
8 2 (6.25%) SAN
8 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (6.25%) CMS
8 2 (6.25%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) CMS
2 2 (6.25%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) WAN
1 2 (6.25%) SAN
1 2 (6.25%) VLAN
2 1 (3.13%) NAS
2 1 (3.13%) Multicast
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) DHCP
2 1 (3.13%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
2 1 (3.13%) SSL
General
1 14 (43.75%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) HTML
2 1 (3.13%) JSP
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Mainframe
2 3 (9.38%) Human Factors
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) CESG
3 1 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Solaris
3 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
1 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (9.38%) TOGAF
2 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (9.38%) SOA
2 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (6.25%) Service Management
3 2 (6.25%) ITIL
3 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (6.25%) Business Transformation
4 1 (3.13%) Network Design
4 1 (3.13%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (3.13%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (3.13%) OO
4 1 (3.13%) BPR
4 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.13%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (3.13%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
1 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.13%) Xen
2 1 (3.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.13%) WSUS
1 1 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (3.13%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) VMware
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.63%) Citrix
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (3.13%) IBM
5 1 (3.13%) Dell
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.13%) McAfee
5 1 (3.13%) Altiris
5 1 (3.13%) Riverbed
5 1 (3.13%) Business Objects