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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 521 513 484
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -29
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 424 409 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.38% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.41% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 311 321 413
Average salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014 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 19 September 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
England -3 398 £67,500 +3.84% 36
London +4 178 £70,000 - 15
Yorkshire +15 74 £60,000 -17.24% 5
West Yorkshire +14 67 £60,000 -17.24% 4
South East -49 60 £65,000 +4.00% 5
Leeds +23 59 £55,000 -12.00% 4
City of London +8 49 £70,000 - 4
Hampshire -16 32 £61,250 -5.76% 1
West Midlands -6 26 £67,500 +28.57% 2
East of England -26 25 £75,000 +23.45% 4
Basingstoke +11 18 £70,000 +30.23%
South West -36 17 £57,500 +4.54% 3
North West -33 16 £62,500 -3.84% 1
Surrey -11 14 £70,000 - 2
Coventry - 12 £70,000 - 1
Scotland -14 10 £55,250 -23.79% 1
Bath - 9 £57,500 -
Ipswich - 9 £55,000 - 1
Suffolk - 9 £55,000 - 1
Somerset - 9 £57,500 -
Essex +6 8 £80,000 +19.85% 2
Berkshire -15 7 £60,000 -5.88% 2
Bradford - 7 £60,000 -
Brentwood +5 6 £80,000 -5.88% 2
Watford -2 6 £100,000 +42.85%
South Yorkshire -6 6 £70,000 +40.00% 1
Hertfordshire -8 6 £100,000 +60.00% 1
Edinburgh -13 6 £48,250 -33.44%
Manchester -14 6 £75,000 +42.85% 1
Birmingham -14 6 £65,000 +23.80% 1

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 398 (47.10%) Windows
2 376 (44.50%) VMware
3 304 (35.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 283 (33.49%) Microsoft
5 257 (30.41%) Linux
6 244 (28.88%) SAN
7 221 (26.15%) Finance
8 212 (25.09%) Cisco
9 199 (23.55%) Active Directory
10 194 (22.96%) TOGAF
11 187 (22.13%) ITIL
12 177 (20.95%) Citrix
13 172 (20.36%) NetApp
14 162 (19.17%) NAS
15 159 (18.82%) Oracle
16 150 (17.75%) SQL
17 146 (17.28%) EMC
18 145 (17.16%) IBM
19 141 (16.69%) WAN
20 136 (16.09%) SQL Server
21 135 (15.98%) LAN
22 120 (14.20%) HP
23 115 (13.61%) Firewall
24 114 (13.49%) Solaris
25 107 (12.66%) Middleware
26 103 (12.19%) UNIX
27 100 (11.83%) Hyper-V
28 96 (11.36%) Banking
29 86 (10.18%) Security Cleared
30 82 (9.70%) MS Excel

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 68 (8.05%) SharePoint
2 60 (7.10%) IIS
3 55 (6.51%) WebSphere
4 49 (5.80%) MS Exchange
5 43 (5.09%) Apache
6 38 (4.50%) Tomcat
7 26 (3.08%) WebLogic
8 21 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2010
9 20 (2.37%) Oracle Coherence
9 20 (2.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 18 (2.13%) Lync
11 11 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
11 11 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (0.83%) OpenStack
13 7 (0.83%) Office Communications Server
14 6 (0.71%) Oracle Service Bus
14 6 (0.71%) CMS
14 6 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2000
15 5 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 82 (9.70%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.89%) MS Office
3 13 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.24%) MS Project
5 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.12%) Revit
Business Applications
1 20 (2.37%) RMDS
2 14 (1.66%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.71%) ENOVIA
4 5 (0.59%) Oracle CRM
4 5 (0.59%) Magento
5 4 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.47%) Compiere
5 4 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (3.43%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (2.49%) IaaS
3 21 (2.49%) Office 365
4 20 (2.37%) SaaS
5 18 (2.13%) PaaS
6 12 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.59%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.36%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.12%) Route 53
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 244 (28.88%) SAN
2 162 (19.17%) NAS
3 141 (16.69%) WAN
4 135 (15.98%) LAN
5 115 (13.61%) Firewall
6 59 (6.98%) Fibre Channel
7 56 (6.63%) DNS
8 53 (6.27%) FCoE
9 48 (5.68%) Multicast
10 47 (5.56%) VPN
11 41 (4.85%) VLAN
12 38 (4.50%) Internet
12 38 (4.50%) Unified Communications
13 32 (3.79%) TCP/IP
14 26 (3.08%) DHCP
15 22 (2.60%) HTTP
16 18 (2.13%) LDAP
16 18 (2.13%) Wireless
17 17 (2.01%) NetScaler
18 15 (1.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (16.09%) SQL Server
2 40 (4.73%) Oracle Database
3 28 (3.31%) Oracle Exadata
4 27 (3.20%) MySQL
5 22 (2.60%) DB2
6 21 (2.49%) Hadoop
7 20 (2.37%) HBase
8 13 (1.54%) Relational Database
9 11 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (1.18%) RDBMS
11 8 (0.95%) Big Data
12 7 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
15 4 (0.47%) Oracle BI EE
16 3 (0.36%) NoSQL
17 2 (0.24%) MongoDB
17 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
17 2 (0.24%) Oracle Database 12c
17 2 (0.24%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 6 (0.71%) Maven
1 6 (0.71%) Artifactory
2 2 (0.24%) JIRA
2 2 (0.24%) Subversion
3 1 (0.12%) Jenkins
General
1 221 (26.15%) Finance
2 96 (11.36%) Banking
3 40 (4.73%) Retail
3 40 (4.73%) Telecoms
4 28 (3.31%) Legal
5 26 (3.08%) Investment Banking
6 17 (2.01%) International Banking
7 16 (1.89%) Marketing
7 16 (1.89%) Back Office
8 14 (1.66%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.42%) Advertising
10 10 (1.18%) Automotive
11 8 (0.95%) Military
12 5 (0.59%) Local Government
13 4 (0.47%) Law
13 4 (0.47%) Electronics
14 3 (0.36%) Games
15 2 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (12.66%) Middleware
2 35 (4.14%) Web Services
3 26 (3.08%) XML
3 26 (3.08%) .NET
4 21 (2.49%) HTML
5 20 (2.37%) XSLT
5 20 (2.37%) Rendezvous
6 19 (2.25%) Oracle Fusion
7 16 (1.89%) WebSphere MQ
8 8 (0.95%) J2EE
9 7 (0.83%) COM
9 7 (0.83%) JSP
10 6 (0.71%) Servlets
10 6 (0.71%) Struts
10 6 (0.71%) EJB
10 6 (0.71%) Hibernate
10 6 (0.71%) ActiveMQ
10 6 (0.71%) Spring
10 6 (0.71%) Java EE
11 4 (0.47%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 73 (8.64%) Enterprise Storage
2 60 (7.10%) Replication
3 35 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (4.02%) Clustering
5 24 (2.84%) Management Information System
6 20 (2.37%) Human Factors
7 16 (1.89%) Open Source
8 15 (1.78%) PKI
9 13 (1.54%) Mainframe
10 12 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 12 (1.42%) Derivative
10 12 (1.42%) Computer Science
10 12 (1.42%) FlexPod
11 11 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (1.07%) Hedge funds
13 7 (0.83%) Client/Server
14 6 (0.71%) N-Tier
15 5 (0.59%) CLARiiON
15 5 (0.59%) Symmetrix
15 5 (0.59%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 398 (47.10%) Windows
2 257 (30.41%) Linux
3 114 (13.49%) Solaris
4 103 (12.19%) UNIX
5 49 (5.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 48 (5.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 43 (5.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 41 (4.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 28 (3.31%) AIX
10 26 (3.08%) Oracle Linux
11 18 (2.13%) Windows 7
12 17 (2.01%) Windows 8
12 17 (2.01%) HPUX
13 10 (1.18%) Windows XP
13 10 (1.18%) SUSE
13 10 (1.18%) zOS
14 8 (0.95%) OS/400
15 6 (0.71%) CentOS
16 5 (0.59%) Apple iOS
17 4 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (22.96%) TOGAF
2 187 (22.13%) ITIL
3 81 (9.59%) Load Balancing
4 71 (8.40%) Enterprise Architecture
5 69 (8.17%) Migration
6 64 (7.57%) Performance Tuning
7 62 (7.34%) Stakeholder Management
8 61 (7.22%) E-Commerce
9 56 (6.63%) Project Management
10 55 (6.51%) Benchmarking
11 48 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
12 47 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
13 45 (5.33%) Risk Management
14 44 (5.21%) Service Delivery
15 43 (5.09%) Technical Architecture
16 39 (4.62%) Infrastructure Management
17 38 (4.50%) PRINCE2
18 37 (4.38%) SOA
19 35 (4.14%) Zachman Framework
20 33 (3.91%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 150 (17.75%) SQL
2 37 (4.38%) Java
3 19 (2.25%) JavaScript
4 11 (1.30%) C
4 11 (1.30%) PHP
5 8 (0.95%) PowerShell
6 5 (0.59%) C#
7 4 (0.47%) Python
8 3 (0.36%) Perl
8 3 (0.36%) Ruby
9 2 (0.24%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.12%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 86 (10.18%) Security Cleared
2 81 (9.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 68 (8.05%) SC Cleared
4 51 (6.04%) MCSE
5 46 (5.44%) Degree
6 41 (4.85%) Cisco Certification
7 39 (4.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 29 (3.43%) CCNA
9 20 (2.37%) Citrix Certification
9 20 (2.37%) MCITP
10 15 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (1.54%) CCEE
12 11 (1.30%) VCAP
13 10 (1.18%) CCNP
13 10 (1.18%) MCSA
14 8 (0.95%) CCIE
15 7 (0.83%) MCSD
15 7 (0.83%) CCA
15 7 (0.83%) DV Cleared
15 7 (0.83%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.07%) COBIT
2 6 (0.71%) QA
2 6 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.36%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 304 (35.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 199 (23.55%) Active Directory
3 100 (11.83%) Hyper-V
4 77 (9.11%) VMware ESX
5 53 (6.27%) NFS
6 49 (5.80%) SRDF
7 44 (5.21%) XenApp
8 40 (4.73%) vSphere
9 39 (4.62%) Oracle RAC
10 26 (3.08%) XenDesktop
11 19 (2.25%) Xen
12 15 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
13 11 (1.30%) KVM
14 9 (1.07%) vCloud
14 9 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
14 9 (1.07%) Terminal Services
15 6 (0.71%) RHEV
15 6 (0.71%) Forefront TMG
15 6 (0.71%) UAG
16 4 (0.47%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 48 (5.68%) SCCM
2 30 (3.55%) SCOM
3 20 (2.37%) Tivoli
4 15 (1.78%) Data Guard
4 15 (1.78%) Puppet
5 11 (1.30%) AppDNA
5 11 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (1.30%) CA Spectrum
6 9 (1.07%) Backup Exec
7 8 (0.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 6 (0.71%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.36%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.36%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.36%) OpenSSO
10 2 (0.24%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.24%) OpenView
10 2 (0.24%) Nagios
10 2 (0.24%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.12%) CA SiteMinder
11 1 (0.12%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 376 (44.50%) VMware
2 283 (33.49%) Microsoft
3 212 (25.09%) Cisco
4 177 (20.95%) Citrix
5 172 (20.36%) NetApp
6 159 (18.82%) Oracle
7 146 (17.28%) EMC
8 145 (17.16%) IBM
9 120 (14.20%) HP
10 61 (7.22%) F5
11 59 (6.98%) Red Hat
12 55 (6.51%) Intel
13 32 (3.79%) CA
14 30 (3.55%) Sybase
15 22 (2.60%) CheckPoint
16 20 (2.37%) TIBCO
16 20 (2.37%) Juniper
16 20 (2.37%) 29West
16 20 (2.37%) DataSynapse
17 18 (2.13%) SAP
Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum + car + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Romford, Essex
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 15% Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: COMPETITIVE
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £85000.00 - £95000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
England
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £85000.00 - £95000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Dependent upon experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £110,000 per annum Excellent salary plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Selecture
Salary: Bonus + Benefits Package + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + £10K bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: Flexible working hours
Posted: 12 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: 50000-60000 Per Annum Excellent package
Posted: 12 days ago