The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 473 527 513
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -14
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 492 406 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.38% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.40% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 394 313 329
Average salary £68,750 £68,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.36% +9.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,700 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £86,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £63,750 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+10.86% -4.16%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101493 101105 101549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.45% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 83542 81233 85841
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Infrastructure Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect within the UK.

Infrastructure Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 within the UK.

Infrastructure Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 2 March 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
England +52 459 £68,750 -0.72% 42
London +44 234 £75,000 +3.44% 19
South East -28 77 £65,000 +0.38% 6
City of London -18 43 £75,000 +6.38% 8
Yorkshire +4 41 £55,000 -8.33% 6
West Yorkshire +4 37 £55,000 -15.38% 6
Hampshire +18 35 £65,000 -13.33% 2
West Midlands -17 24 £60,000 +20.00% 6
North West +2 22 £62,500 +8.69% 4
South West 0 22 £62,750 +21.84%
Wales - 20 £67,500 -
Leeds -2 18 £65,000 -7.47% 5
Berkshire -18 17 £62,500 +4.16%
Andover - 16 £65,000 -
Bradford - 15 £55,000 - 1
Manchester +6 12 £60,000 +14.28% 1
East of England -1 11 £65,000 +36.84%
South Wales - 11 £67,500 -
Coventry -12 10 £60,000 +23.07% 5
Reading -17 10 £61,250 -2.00%
Portsmouth - 10 £70,000 -
Bristol -9 9 £100,000 +90.47%
Swansea - 9 £67,500 -
West Wales - 9 £67,500 -
Bedfordshire +19 7 £50,000 +17.64%
Buckinghamshire +9 7 £55,000 -2.22%
Birmingham -15 7 £60,000 +14.28%
Gloucestershire - 7 £65,000 -
East Midlands +24 6 £50,000 +5.26%
Milton Keynes +9 6 £55,000 +29.41%

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 523 (52.77%) Windows
2 421 (42.48%) VMware
3 354 (35.72%) Linux
4 325 (32.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 315 (31.79%) SAN
6 275 (27.75%) Cisco
7 267 (26.94%) Finance
8 249 (25.13%) Microsoft
9 223 (22.50%) Oracle
10 218 (22.00%) WAN
11 215 (21.70%) EMC
12 208 (20.99%) Active Directory
13 206 (20.79%) Citrix
14 205 (20.69%) LAN
15 197 (19.88%) SQL Server
16 189 (19.07%) UNIX
17 184 (18.57%) NetApp
18 182 (18.37%) IBM
19 176 (17.76%) TOGAF
20 168 (16.95%) Middleware
21 166 (16.75%) SQL
22 164 (16.55%) Solaris
23 161 (16.25%) ITIL
24 145 (14.63%) NAS
25 144 (14.53%) Hyper-V
26 141 (14.23%) HP
27 120 (12.11%) Firewall
28 106 (10.70%) Fibre Channel
29 103 (10.39%) Performance Tuning
30 97 (9.79%) WebSphere

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 97 (9.79%) WebSphere
2 89 (8.98%) IIS
3 80 (8.07%) Tomcat
4 73 (7.37%) Apache
5 72 (7.27%) SharePoint
6 64 (6.46%) MS Exchange
7 50 (5.05%) Oracle Coherence
8 48 (4.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 38 (3.83%) WebLogic
10 35 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2010
11 33 (3.33%) Lync
12 21 (2.12%) Office Communications Server
13 18 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
14 15 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2013
15 12 (1.21%) OpenStack
16 8 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
16 8 (0.81%) JBoss
16 8 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 8 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
16 8 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 71 (7.16%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.41%) MS Office
3 13 (1.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 36 (3.63%) RMDS
2 8 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.61%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 45 (4.54%) SaaS
2 41 (4.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (3.94%) Office 365
4 26 (2.62%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (2.02%) IaaS
6 12 (1.21%) PaaS
7 10 (1.01%) Google Apps
8 7 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.71%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.50%) CloudFront
9 5 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
9 5 (0.50%) ElastiCache
9 5 (0.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.20%) IBM SmartCloud
10 2 (0.20%) Route 53
11 1 (0.10%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 315 (31.79%) SAN
2 218 (22.00%) WAN
3 205 (20.69%) LAN
4 145 (14.63%) NAS
5 120 (12.11%) Firewall
6 106 (10.70%) Fibre Channel
7 84 (8.48%) FCoE
7 84 (8.48%) Multicast
8 63 (6.36%) DNS
9 58 (5.85%) Internet
10 50 (5.05%) HTTP
11 37 (3.73%) VPN
12 31 (3.13%) iSCSI
13 29 (2.93%) Wireless
14 28 (2.83%) TCP/IP
15 26 (2.62%) WLAN
16 25 (2.52%) DHCP
17 20 (2.02%) MPLS
17 20 (2.02%) VLAN
17 20 (2.02%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (19.88%) SQL Server
2 71 (7.16%) DB2
3 50 (5.05%) Oracle Exadata
4 48 (4.84%) Oracle Database
5 43 (4.34%) MySQL
6 36 (3.63%) Hadoop
6 36 (3.63%) HBase
7 35 (3.53%) Relational Database
8 33 (3.33%) RDBMS
9 17 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
10 16 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (1.21%) NoSQL
12 8 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
14 6 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (0.50%) MongoDB
16 4 (0.40%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (0.71%) Subversion
2 6 (0.61%) JIRA
3 2 (0.20%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.10%) Ant
4 1 (0.10%) Git (software)
General
1 267 (26.94%) Finance
2 95 (9.59%) Banking
3 65 (6.56%) Retail
4 42 (4.24%) Telecoms
5 30 (3.03%) Manufacturing
6 28 (2.83%) Legal
7 26 (2.62%) Law
8 15 (1.51%) Marketing
9 14 (1.41%) Advertising
10 10 (1.01%) Back Office
11 9 (0.91%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.81%) Electronics
13 7 (0.71%) Local Government
14 6 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.40%) French Language
15 4 (0.40%) Spanish Language
16 3 (0.30%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.30%) Automotive
17 2 (0.20%) Publishing
18 1 (0.10%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (16.95%) Middleware
2 45 (4.54%) XML
3 37 (3.73%) HTML
4 36 (3.63%) XSLT
4 36 (3.63%) Rendezvous
5 32 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
6 28 (2.83%) Web Services
7 11 (1.11%) JSON
8 9 (0.91%) Oracle Fusion
9 8 (0.81%) Ruby on Rails
10 7 (0.71%) COM
11 5 (0.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 4 (0.40%) Java EE
12 4 (0.40%) .NET
13 3 (0.30%) J2EE
13 3 (0.30%) RabbitMQ
14 2 (0.20%) REST
14 2 (0.20%) SOAP
14 2 (0.20%) SAML
14 2 (0.20%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 66 (6.66%) Mainframe
2 61 (6.16%) Clustering
3 43 (4.34%) Management Information System
4 39 (3.94%) Replication
4 39 (3.94%) Open Source
5 35 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (3.33%) FlexPod
7 29 (2.93%) IBM Mainframe
7 29 (2.93%) Tandem
8 27 (2.72%) Enterprise Storage
9 20 (2.02%) Computer Science
10 14 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (1.11%) CMDB
12 8 (0.81%) N-Tier
12 8 (0.81%) Blackberry
12 8 (0.81%) DTV
12 8 (0.81%) Data Structures
13 6 (0.61%) Mobile App
14 5 (0.50%) Cryptography
15 4 (0.40%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 523 (52.77%) Windows
2 354 (35.72%) Linux
3 189 (19.07%) UNIX
4 164 (16.55%) Solaris
5 74 (7.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 67 (6.76%) AIX
7 64 (6.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 64 (6.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 54 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 40 (4.04%) HPUX
10 34 (3.43%) SUSE
11 30 (3.03%) OS/400
11 30 (3.03%) zOS
12 12 (1.21%) Windows 7
13 10 (1.01%) Oracle Linux
13 10 (1.01%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.71%) Windows XP
14 7 (0.71%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (0.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (17.76%) TOGAF
2 161 (16.25%) ITIL
3 103 (10.39%) Performance Tuning
4 93 (9.38%) Migration
5 91 (9.18%) Benchmarking
6 89 (8.98%) Agile Software Development
6 89 (8.98%) Technical Architecture
7 81 (8.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 78 (7.87%) Project Management
8 78 (7.87%) Enterprise Architecture
9 76 (7.67%) Load Balancing
10 74 (7.47%) Mentoring
11 73 (7.37%) Service Management
12 63 (6.36%) Coaching
13 58 (5.85%) Disaster Recovery
14 54 (5.45%) Risk Management
15 49 (4.94%) Business Continuity
15 49 (4.94%) Infrastructure Management
16 44 (4.44%) Problem Management
17 40 (4.04%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 166 (16.75%) SQL
2 60 (6.05%) Java
3 37 (3.73%) JavaScript
4 19 (1.92%) PowerShell
5 13 (1.31%) Ruby
6 9 (0.91%) Bash Shell
7 8 (0.81%) Python
8 5 (0.50%) Shell Script
8 5 (0.50%) C
9 4 (0.40%) PHP
10 3 (0.30%) Perl
11 2 (0.20%) C#
11 2 (0.20%) VBScript
11 2 (0.20%) VB
12 1 (0.10%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.10%) Jython
12 1 (0.10%) Korn
Qualifications
1 85 (8.58%) Degree
2 75 (7.57%) Security Cleared
3 64 (6.46%) SC Cleared
4 55 (5.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 41 (4.14%) MCSE
6 40 (4.04%) DV Cleared
7 39 (3.94%) Cisco Certification
8 38 (3.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 25 (2.52%) CCNA
10 19 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
11 18 (1.82%) CCA
11 18 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
12 16 (1.61%) CCNP
12 16 (1.61%) CCEA
12 16 (1.61%) MCSA
13 15 (1.51%) MCSD
14 11 (1.11%) CCDP
15 10 (1.01%) VCP4
16 9 (0.91%) VCP5
17 6 (0.61%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.72%) QA
2 17 (1.72%) SLA
3 5 (0.50%) COBIT
4 4 (0.40%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 325 (32.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 208 (20.99%) Active Directory
3 144 (14.53%) Hyper-V
4 85 (8.58%) NFS
5 84 (8.48%) SRDF
6 63 (6.36%) KVM
7 53 (5.35%) vSphere
8 48 (4.84%) Oracle RAC
9 46 (4.64%) XenApp
10 32 (3.23%) VMware ESX
11 20 (2.02%) Xen
12 18 (1.82%) XenDesktop
13 13 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
14 12 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
15 10 (1.01%) Terminal Services
15 10 (1.01%) XenServer
16 8 (0.81%) Forefront TMG
16 8 (0.81%) UAG
17 6 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 4 (0.40%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 39 (3.94%) Tivoli
2 37 (3.73%) SCCM
3 27 (2.72%) Puppet
4 24 (2.42%) SCOM
5 19 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (1.41%) Ansible
7 8 (0.81%) SCOrch
7 8 (0.81%) Data Guard
8 7 (0.71%) Nagios
8 7 (0.71%) Cobbler
9 6 (0.61%) OpenView
10 4 (0.40%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.20%) Hyperic
12 1 (0.10%) AppDNA
12 1 (0.10%) WSUS
12 1 (0.10%) CFEngine
12 1 (0.10%) CA Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.10%) MOM
12 1 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.10%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 421 (42.48%) VMware
2 275 (27.75%) Cisco
3 249 (25.13%) Microsoft
4 223 (22.50%) Oracle
5 215 (21.70%) EMC
6 206 (20.79%) Citrix
7 184 (18.57%) NetApp
8 182 (18.37%) IBM
9 141 (14.23%) HP
10 85 (8.58%) Intel
11 67 (6.76%) Red Hat
12 58 (5.85%) CheckPoint
13 43 (4.34%) Juniper
14 39 (3.94%) BMC
14 39 (3.94%) CA
15 37 (3.73%) Sybase
16 36 (3.63%) TIBCO
16 36 (3.63%) DataSynapse
16 36 (3.63%) 29West
17 35 (3.53%) Brocade
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum TO £75K + Great Bens + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £75000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £36000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £82000 per annum + £6,500 Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum plus attractive package
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Annual Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum + outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Car, pension, healthcare, holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To £75K + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £65k - 75k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago