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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 606 480 486
Rank change year-on-year
-126 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 341 560 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.53% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.55% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 276 459 385
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £69,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,675 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £66,750 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+6.80% +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
97472 102743 99324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 81850 85177 79938
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016 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 8 February 2016. 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 -151 304 £70,000 - 51
London -88 158 £72,500 -3.33% 20
South East +13 73 £67,500 +5.88% 9
City of London +18 26 £76,250 +5.17% 2
Yorkshire -4 25 £63,750 +15.90% 5
Scotland +8 15 £56,250 -25.00%
West Yorkshire -4 15 £63,750 +15.90% 3
Buckinghamshire +9 14 £58,000 +5.45% 2
Berkshire -6 14 £75,000 +25.00%
South West -12 14 £65,000 +5.69% 5
Surrey +24 13 £67,500 -34.14% 5
West Midlands -30 12 £62,898 +4.83%
Hampshire -15 10 £55,000 -15.38% 2
Wiltshire 0 9 £70,000 +13.82% 4
East Midlands -3 9 £72,250 +44.50%
Glasgow -4 9 £57,500 +15.00%
Oxfordshire -4 8 £65,000 +10.63%
East of England -26 8 £58,750 -16.07% 6
North Yorkshire - 8 £60,000 - 2
Guildford - 8 - - 2
West Sussex +4 7 £68,500 +55.68%
Oxford +2 7 £65,000 -3.70%
Leeds -3 7 £62,500 - 2
Crawley - 7 £68,500 -
Swindon +5 6 £72,500 +22.88% 4
Wales 0 6 £65,000 -3.70% 1
South Wales -2 6 £65,000 -3.70% 1
Milton Keynes -6 6 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Bradford -14 6 £63,750 +15.90%
Maidenhead +4 5 £80,000 -

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 371 (49.20%) Windows
2 303 (40.19%) VMware
3 291 (38.59%) Linux
4 260 (34.48%) Data Centre
5 242 (32.10%) VMware Infrastructure
6 232 (30.77%) SAN
7 214 (28.38%) Oracle
8 201 (26.66%) Finance
9 174 (23.08%) Windows Server
10 171 (22.68%) Cisco
11 169 (22.41%) Active Directory
12 168 (22.28%) Microsoft
13 163 (21.62%) SQL Server
14 149 (19.76%) TOGAF
15 140 (18.57%) Unix
16 133 (17.64%) Citrix
17 123 (16.31%) HP
18 114 (15.12%) WAN
19 110 (14.59%) Middleware
19 110 (14.59%) Enterprise Architecture
20 107 (14.19%) LAN
20 107 (14.19%) ITIL
21 105 (13.93%) High Availability
22 104 (13.79%) NetApp
23 95 (12.60%) EMC
23 95 (12.60%) Degree
23 95 (12.60%) NAS
24 91 (12.07%) Firewall
25 89 (11.80%) Microsoft Azure
26 85 (11.27%) SQL

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 46 (6.10%) Apache
2 42 (5.57%) Tomcat
3 38 (5.04%) WebSphere
4 35 (4.64%) IIS
5 33 (4.38%) WebLogic
6 32 (4.24%) SharePoint
7 24 (3.18%) OpenStack
8 19 (2.52%) MS Exchange
9 18 (2.39%) Skype for Business
10 15 (1.99%) Oracle Coherence
10 15 (1.99%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 13 (1.72%) Alfresco
11 13 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
11 13 (1.72%) JBoss
12 11 (1.46%) Cloud Foundry
13 10 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
13 10 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
14 7 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 5 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
16 3 (0.40%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 63 (8.36%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.06%) MS Office
3 4 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.27%) MS Project
5 1 (0.13%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 14 (1.86%) RMDS
2 8 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.80%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 89 (11.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 79 (10.48%) IaaS
3 77 (10.21%) Amazon AWS
4 60 (7.96%) PaaS
5 41 (5.44%) SaaS
6 38 (5.04%) Office 365
7 31 (4.11%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (2.25%) AWS CloudFormation
9 15 (1.99%) IBM PureFlex
10 11 (1.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 11 (1.46%) Heroku
11 5 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.40%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.40%) Google Apps
12 3 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.27%) AWS CloudTrail
14 1 (0.13%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 232 (30.77%) SAN
2 114 (15.12%) WAN
3 107 (14.19%) LAN
4 95 (12.60%) NAS
5 91 (12.07%) Firewall
6 51 (6.76%) DNS
7 50 (6.63%) VPN
8 45 (5.97%) Network Security
9 44 (5.84%) Fibre Channel
10 39 (5.17%) Multicast
11 33 (4.38%) TCP/IP
12 30 (3.98%) iSCSI
13 28 (3.71%) FCoE
14 27 (3.58%) DHCP
14 27 (3.58%) HTTP
15 26 (3.45%) MPLS
16 25 (3.32%) Internet
17 24 (3.18%) BGP
18 23 (3.05%) VoIP
19 22 (2.92%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 63 (8.36%) MySQL
3 45 (5.97%) Oracle Database
4 33 (4.38%) Hadoop
5 22 (2.92%) Big Data
6 20 (2.65%) Oracle Exadata
7 19 (2.52%) Relational Database
8 18 (2.39%) DB2
8 18 (2.39%) RDBMS
9 15 (1.99%) HBase
9 15 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (1.72%) MarkLogic
11 12 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
12 11 (1.46%) OLTP
13 10 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
13 10 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (0.93%) OLAP
16 6 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 6 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (1.46%) Jenkins
2 7 (0.93%) Hudson
3 4 (0.53%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.40%) Ant
4 3 (0.40%) JIRA
4 3 (0.40%) Subversion
4 3 (0.40%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.27%) ERwin
5 2 (0.27%) Maven
5 2 (0.27%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.13%) git-flow
6 1 (0.13%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 201 (26.66%) Finance
2 74 (9.81%) Banking
3 50 (6.63%) Telecoms
4 32 (4.24%) Retail
5 16 (2.12%) Publishing
6 12 (1.59%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.19%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.19%) Marketing
8 5 (0.66%) Law
9 4 (0.53%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.53%) Front Office
9 4 (0.53%) Legal
10 3 (0.40%) Local Government
10 3 (0.40%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.27%) Advertising
11 2 (0.27%) Back Office
11 2 (0.27%) Electronics
11 2 (0.27%) Games
11 2 (0.27%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (14.59%) Middleware
2 24 (3.18%) .NET
3 20 (2.65%) WebSphere MQ
3 20 (2.65%) XML
4 19 (2.52%) Web Services
5 16 (2.12%) MCollective
6 15 (1.99%) HTML
6 15 (1.99%) IBM Integration Bus
6 15 (1.99%) XSLT
7 14 (1.86%) Rendezvous
7 14 (1.86%) Ultra Messaging
8 13 (1.72%) REST
9 10 (1.33%) 802.1X
10 9 (1.19%) SOAP
11 8 (1.06%) MSMQ
12 5 (0.66%) Oracle Fusion
12 5 (0.66%) WCF
13 4 (0.53%) MDX
13 4 (0.53%) WebSockets
13 4 (0.53%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 260 (34.48%) Data Centre
2 81 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
3 75 (9.95%) Clustering
4 57 (7.56%) Replication
5 46 (6.10%) Computer Science
6 37 (4.91%) VCE vBlock
7 25 (3.32%) Enterprise Software
7 25 (3.32%) Management Information System
8 24 (3.18%) Enterprise Storage
9 17 (2.25%) Hybrid Cloud
10 16 (2.12%) Public Cloud
11 15 (1.99%) CLARiiON
11 15 (1.99%) FlexPod
12 13 (1.72%) EMC VNX
13 12 (1.59%) Symmetrix
14 10 (1.33%) User Experience
15 9 (1.19%) EMC VMAX
15 9 (1.19%) Mainframe
15 9 (1.19%) Symmetrix DMX
16 8 (1.06%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 371 (49.20%) Windows
2 291 (38.59%) Linux
3 174 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 140 (18.57%) Unix
5 64 (8.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 54 (7.16%) Solaris
7 48 (6.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 35 (4.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (3.18%) AIX
10 19 (2.52%) SUSE
11 18 (2.39%) HPUX
12 15 (1.99%) OS/400
12 15 (1.99%) zOS
13 12 (1.59%) CentOS
14 10 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (1.06%) Windows 7
16 5 (0.66%) Windows 8
17 3 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
17 3 (0.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 3 (0.40%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (19.76%) TOGAF
2 110 (14.59%) Enterprise Architecture
3 107 (14.19%) ITIL
4 105 (13.93%) High Availability
5 84 (11.14%) Business Continuity
6 83 (11.01%) Technical Architecture
7 78 (10.34%) Load Balancing
8 74 (9.81%) Agile Software Development
9 72 (9.55%) Presales
10 58 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
11 57 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
12 52 (6.90%) Migration
13 51 (6.76%) SOA
14 47 (6.23%) Mentoring
15 45 (5.97%) Time Management
16 41 (5.44%) Service Management
17 40 (5.31%) Project Management
18 36 (4.77%) Disaster Recovery
19 35 (4.64%) Translating Business Requirements
20 30 (3.98%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 85 (11.27%) SQL
2 54 (7.16%) PowerShell
3 44 (5.84%) Java
4 39 (5.17%) C
5 27 (3.58%) Ruby
6 19 (2.52%) JavaScript
6 19 (2.52%) Python
7 13 (1.72%) Perl
8 6 (0.80%) PHP
9 4 (0.53%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 4 (0.53%) T-SQL
9 4 (0.53%) VBScript
10 3 (0.40%) ABAP
10 3 (0.40%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.27%) C++
11 2 (0.27%) Tcl
12 1 (0.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 95 (12.60%) Degree
2 73 (9.68%) Security Cleared
3 33 (4.38%) DV Cleared
3 33 (4.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (3.18%) MCSE
5 20 (2.65%) SC Cleared
6 15 (1.99%) JNCIS
7 14 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (1.86%) EMC Certification
7 14 (1.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (1.33%) CITP
9 9 (1.19%) CCNA
9 9 (1.19%) VCAP
10 8 (1.06%) CCNP
11 6 (0.80%) CISSP
11 6 (0.80%) MCSA
12 5 (0.66%) PCI QSA
13 4 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.40%) CCIE
14 3 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.52%) SLA
2 17 (2.25%) PCI DSS
3 15 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.86%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.93%) QA
6 6 (0.80%) COBIT
7 1 (0.13%) JSP 440
System Software
1 242 (32.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 169 (22.41%) Active Directory
3 76 (10.08%) Hyper-V
4 43 (5.70%) vSphere
5 31 (4.11%) KVM
6 24 (3.18%) NFS
7 23 (3.05%) SRDF
8 21 (2.79%) Xen
9 20 (2.65%) Oracle RAC
10 13 (1.72%) VMware ESX
11 9 (1.19%) Firmware
11 9 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (0.80%) Docker
12 6 (0.80%) XenApp
13 5 (0.66%) XenDesktop
14 4 (0.53%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 4 (0.53%) ISA Server
14 4 (0.53%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.53%) vCloud
14 4 (0.53%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 52 (6.90%) Puppet
2 44 (5.84%) Hyperic
3 42 (5.57%) Opscode Chef
4 40 (5.31%) SCCM
5 27 (3.58%) Ansible
6 20 (2.65%) SCOM
7 18 (2.39%) Tivoli
8 11 (1.46%) SCOrch
9 10 (1.33%) NetBackup
10 9 (1.19%) HP Data Protector
11 6 (0.80%) Nagios
11 6 (0.80%) ZABBIX
12 5 (0.66%) Cobbler
13 4 (0.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 4 (0.53%) vRealize
14 3 (0.40%) Backup Exec
14 3 (0.40%) Data Guard
14 3 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
14 3 (0.40%) Scalr
14 3 (0.40%) Terraform
Vendors
1 303 (40.19%) VMware
2 214 (28.38%) Oracle
3 171 (22.68%) Cisco
4 168 (22.28%) Microsoft
5 133 (17.64%) Citrix
6 123 (16.31%) HP
7 104 (13.79%) NetApp
8 95 (12.60%) EMC
9 77 (10.21%) Red Hat
10 71 (9.42%) IBM
11 70 (9.28%) Symantec
12 44 (5.84%) SolarWinds
13 34 (4.51%) Intel
14 33 (4.38%) Juniper
15 25 (3.32%) F5
16 20 (2.65%) Brocade
17 19 (2.52%) BMC
17 19 (2.52%) Dell
18 18 (2.39%) CheckPoint
18 18 (2.39%) TIBCO
Woking, Surrey
Stott & May
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Car Allow, Bonus, Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
Spencer Rose
Salary: £75,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits Scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Gibbs S3 Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Red10
Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus car allowance, bonus and bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £78000 per annum + bonus and package
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + beneifts
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £95k plus Car Allowance, Quarterly SIP Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + CAR, PENSION, BONUS
Posted: 6 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, London
Quant Capital
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £68000.00 - £72000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TSYS Europe
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Swindon
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Dixons Carphone
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Swindon
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 17 days ago
Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
TSYS Europe
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Luton
Quant Capital
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago
Wimbledon
Quant Capital
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago