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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 484 501 515
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 463 442 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.43% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.45% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 381 338 345
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -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
99988 98266 105499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.82% 94.55% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83279 79377 90596
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 26 January 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 26 January 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
England +2 438 £65,000 - 52
London +17 208 £75,000 +7.14% 20
South East -71 66 £62,500 -3.84% 10
Yorkshire -2 40 £55,000 -8.33% 5
City of London -30 37 £75,000 +5.26% 5
West Yorkshire -1 29 £55,000 -24.13% 5
Hampshire -7 29 £65,000 -16.12% 2
North West 0 28 £62,500 +11.11% 5
East of England +3 23 £55,000 -8.33% 2
South West -9 23 £58,750 +11.90% 4
Berkshire -22 19 £60,000 -4.00% 6
West Midlands -18 17 £60,000 +17.07% 3
Manchester -7 16 £60,000 +20.00% 5
Andover - 16 £62,500 - 1
Leeds +1 15 £60,000 -17.24% 3
East Midlands +13 14 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Bradford +10 13 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Cheshire -2 12 £65,000 +13.04%
Wales -1 11 £67,500 +35.00% 1
Portsmouth - 10 £70,000 -
Bedfordshire +12 9 £50,000 -2.43%
Northamptonshire -2 9 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Northampton -6 9 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Reading -11 8 £60,000 -4.00% 4
Wiltshire +3 7 £59,000 +31.11%
Edinburgh +1 7 £76,250 +3.38% 3
Oxfordshire 0 7 £52,500 -19.23% 1
Scotland -10 7 £76,250 +15.53% 3
Bracknell -16 7 £53,050 - 1
Birmingham -21 7 £60,000 +14.28% 1

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 502 (52.68%) Windows
2 430 (45.12%) VMware
3 341 (35.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 317 (33.26%) Linux
5 282 (29.59%) SAN
6 267 (28.02%) Cisco
7 265 (27.81%) Microsoft
8 247 (25.92%) Finance
9 209 (21.93%) Citrix
10 206 (21.62%) WAN
11 205 (21.51%) EMC
11 205 (21.51%) Active Directory
12 194 (20.36%) LAN
13 189 (19.83%) IBM
14 187 (19.62%) SQL Server
15 185 (19.41%) ITIL
16 184 (19.31%) NetApp
17 180 (18.89%) TOGAF
18 176 (18.47%) Oracle
19 170 (17.84%) UNIX
20 153 (16.05%) HP
21 149 (15.63%) NAS
22 145 (15.22%) Solaris
22 145 (15.22%) SQL
23 143 (15.01%) Middleware
24 136 (14.27%) Hyper-V
25 122 (12.80%) Firewall
26 99 (10.39%) Load Balancing
27 92 (9.65%) Banking
28 87 (9.13%) Enterprise Architecture

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 85 (8.92%) IIS
2 80 (8.39%) WebSphere
3 77 (8.08%) SharePoint
4 62 (6.51%) Tomcat
5 59 (6.19%) Apache
6 55 (5.77%) MS Exchange
7 39 (4.09%) WebLogic
8 36 (3.78%) Lync
9 31 (3.25%) Oracle Coherence
10 30 (3.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 27 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2010
12 23 (2.41%) Office Communications Server
13 14 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
14 10 (1.05%) OpenStack
15 9 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
15 9 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
16 7 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
16 7 (0.73%) JBoss
16 7 (0.73%) IBM Notes
17 6 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 66 (6.93%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.78%) MS Visio
2 17 (1.78%) MS Office
3 2 (0.21%) MS Project
4 1 (0.10%) Revit
Business Applications
1 23 (2.41%) RMDS
2 7 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.10%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 42 (4.41%) SaaS
2 39 (4.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (3.99%) Office 365
4 28 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
5 24 (2.52%) IaaS
6 21 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (1.57%) PaaS
8 10 (1.05%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.21%) IBM SmartCloud
9 2 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.21%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.10%) Heroku
10 1 (0.10%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.10%) ElastiCache
10 1 (0.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.10%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 282 (29.59%) SAN
2 206 (21.62%) WAN
3 194 (20.36%) LAN
4 149 (15.63%) NAS
5 122 (12.80%) Firewall
6 86 (9.02%) Fibre Channel
7 70 (7.35%) FCoE
8 69 (7.24%) Internet
9 66 (6.93%) Multicast
10 52 (5.46%) DNS
11 38 (3.99%) VPN
12 30 (3.15%) HTTP
12 30 (3.15%) Wireless
13 27 (2.83%) VLAN
14 23 (2.41%) TCP/IP
14 23 (2.41%) DHCP
14 23 (2.41%) iSCSI
15 21 (2.20%) MPLS
16 20 (2.10%) WLAN
16 20 (2.10%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (19.62%) SQL Server
2 59 (6.19%) DB2
3 45 (4.72%) Oracle Exadata
4 43 (4.51%) Oracle Database
5 36 (3.78%) Relational Database
5 36 (3.78%) MySQL
6 35 (3.67%) RDBMS
7 23 (2.41%) HBase
7 23 (2.41%) Hadoop
8 16 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (1.15%) NoSQL
11 8 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.31%) Big Data
13 3 (0.31%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.31%) Oracle OLAP
13 3 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.21%) Subversion
1 2 (0.21%) JIRA
2 1 (0.10%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.10%) Jenkins
General
1 247 (25.92%) Finance
2 92 (9.65%) Banking
3 53 (5.56%) Retail
4 35 (3.67%) Telecoms
5 25 (2.62%) Manufacturing
6 21 (2.20%) Legal
7 16 (1.68%) Marketing
8 15 (1.57%) Law
9 14 (1.47%) Advertising
10 8 (0.84%) Back Office
11 7 (0.73%) Electronics
11 7 (0.73%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.63%) International Banking
13 5 (0.52%) French Language
14 4 (0.42%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.42%) Local Government
14 4 (0.42%) Automotive
15 3 (0.31%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
17 1 (0.10%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (15.01%) Middleware
2 32 (3.36%) XML
3 30 (3.15%) Web Services
3 30 (3.15%) WebSphere MQ
4 24 (2.52%) HTML
5 23 (2.41%) XSLT
5 23 (2.41%) Rendezvous
6 10 (1.05%) COM
6 10 (1.05%) JSON
7 8 (0.84%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (0.52%) .NET
8 5 (0.52%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (0.42%) Java EE
10 3 (0.31%) LAMP
11 2 (0.21%) X-Windows
11 2 (0.21%) J2EE
11 2 (0.21%) SOAP
11 2 (0.21%) SAML
11 2 (0.21%) REST
12 1 (0.10%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 59 (6.19%) Clustering
2 54 (5.67%) Mainframe
3 45 (4.72%) Replication
4 36 (3.78%) Enterprise Storage
5 35 (3.67%) Management Information System
6 34 (3.57%) FlexPod
7 33 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
8 29 (3.04%) IBM Mainframe
8 29 (3.04%) Open Source
8 29 (3.04%) Tandem
9 12 (1.26%) Computer Science
10 11 (1.15%) CMDB
10 11 (1.15%) N-Tier
11 10 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (0.84%) Data Structures
13 7 (0.73%) Hedge funds
13 7 (0.73%) DTV
14 5 (0.52%) Blackberry
14 5 (0.52%) Cryptography
14 5 (0.52%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 502 (52.68%) Windows
2 317 (33.26%) Linux
3 170 (17.84%) UNIX
4 145 (15.22%) Solaris
5 71 (7.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 66 (6.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 65 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 64 (6.72%) AIX
9 54 (5.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 37 (3.88%) HPUX
11 33 (3.46%) SUSE
12 32 (3.36%) zOS
13 30 (3.15%) OS/400
14 14 (1.47%) Windows 7
15 11 (1.15%) Windows 8
16 7 (0.73%) Windows XP
17 6 (0.63%) Mac OS
17 6 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
18 5 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
19 2 (0.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (19.41%) ITIL
2 180 (18.89%) TOGAF
3 99 (10.39%) Load Balancing
4 87 (9.13%) Enterprise Architecture
4 87 (9.13%) Migration
4 87 (9.13%) Performance Tuning
5 80 (8.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 79 (8.29%) Benchmarking
7 78 (8.18%) Technical Architecture
8 74 (7.76%) Project Management
9 72 (7.56%) Mentoring
10 64 (6.72%) Coaching
11 58 (6.09%) Service Management
12 56 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
13 54 (5.67%) E-Commerce
13 54 (5.67%) Infrastructure Management
14 50 (5.25%) Disaster Recovery
14 50 (5.25%) Business Continuity
15 45 (4.72%) Problem Management
16 34 (3.57%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 145 (15.22%) SQL
2 45 (4.72%) Java
3 24 (2.52%) JavaScript
4 13 (1.36%) Ruby
4 13 (1.36%) PowerShell
5 6 (0.63%) PHP
6 5 (0.52%) C
6 5 (0.52%) Bash Shell
7 4 (0.42%) Python
8 3 (0.31%) VB
9 2 (0.21%) C#
9 2 (0.21%) VBScript
10 1 (0.10%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.10%) Perl
10 1 (0.10%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.10%) Korn
Qualifications
1 79 (8.29%) Degree
2 71 (7.45%) Security Cleared
3 64 (6.72%) SC Cleared
3 64 (6.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 47 (4.93%) MCSE
5 42 (4.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 36 (3.78%) DV Cleared
7 34 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
8 25 (2.62%) CCNA
9 24 (2.52%) Citrix Certification
10 19 (1.99%) CCA
11 18 (1.89%) CCEA
12 17 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
12 17 (1.78%) MCSA
12 17 (1.78%) MCSD
13 14 (1.47%) CCNP
14 12 (1.26%) VCP5
15 8 (0.84%) MCITP
16 7 (0.73%) CCDP
17 6 (0.63%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.73%) QA
2 17 (1.78%) SLA
3 4 (0.42%) COBIT
4 3 (0.31%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 341 (35.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 205 (21.51%) Active Directory
3 136 (14.27%) Hyper-V
4 69 (7.24%) NFS
5 67 (7.03%) SRDF
6 53 (5.56%) XenApp
6 53 (5.56%) KVM
7 51 (5.35%) vSphere
8 45 (4.72%) VMware ESX
9 34 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
10 26 (2.73%) XenDesktop
11 15 (1.57%) Terminal Services
12 12 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
12 12 (1.26%) Xen
12 12 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
13 8 (0.84%) Forefront TMG
13 8 (0.84%) UAG
13 8 (0.84%) XenServer
14 5 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.42%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 41 (4.30%) Tivoli
2 39 (4.09%) SCCM
3 22 (2.31%) SCOM
4 17 (1.78%) Puppet
5 14 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (0.94%) SCOrch
7 8 (0.84%) Data Guard
8 6 (0.63%) Ansible
9 4 (0.42%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.31%) Nagios
10 3 (0.31%) OpenView
10 3 (0.31%) AppDNA
11 2 (0.21%) Cobbler
12 1 (0.10%) CFEngine
12 1 (0.10%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.10%) OpenSSO
12 1 (0.10%) Unicenter
12 1 (0.10%) MOM
12 1 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.10%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 430 (45.12%) VMware
2 267 (28.02%) Cisco
3 265 (27.81%) Microsoft
4 209 (21.93%) Citrix
5 205 (21.51%) EMC
6 189 (19.83%) IBM
7 184 (19.31%) NetApp
8 176 (18.47%) Oracle
9 153 (16.05%) HP
10 70 (7.35%) Intel
11 66 (6.93%) Red Hat
12 57 (5.98%) CheckPoint
13 42 (4.41%) CA
14 41 (4.30%) Juniper
14 41 (4.30%) BMC
15 36 (3.78%) Brocade
16 33 (3.46%) F5
16 33 (3.46%) Dell
16 33 (3.46%) Symantec
17 26 (2.73%) Sybase
UK
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + negotiable dependant on experience
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
EarthStream Global
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + uncapped bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Berkshire
Hudson IT
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £65000 - £71500 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Pari Passu
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus and Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Lincolnshire
lincolnshire county council
Salary: From £45,517 to £52,297 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Gold Group
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60000 - 70000 with excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago