The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 513 553 490
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -63
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 439 356 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.33% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.35% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 339 276 407
Average salary £68,000 £60,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,950 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £97,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -4.16%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110403 102451 111873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.23% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90093 84743 95852
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +38 413 £68,000 +8.80% 50
London +5 193 £70,000 -6.66% 25
South East -19 87 £65,000 +8.33% 5
City of London +26 73 £69,000 -1.42% 14
Yorkshire +23 55 £65,000 +8.33% 6
West Yorkshire +4 49 £65,000 +8.33% 6
Hampshire -8 45 £69,500 -0.71% 1
Leeds +9 44 £65,000 +23.80% 5
West Midlands +23 34 £70,000 +40.00% 3
Basingstoke +25 32 £70,000 -
South West -1 25 £57,000 +15.73% 4
East of England -23 20 £58,750 -2.08% 3
Coventry - 18 £70,000 - 1
Berkshire -8 15 £60,000 -4.00% 3
Hertfordshire -7 12 £62,500 -
Surrey -15 11 £72,500 +20.83% 1
Gloucestershire +1 8 £61,250 +63.33%
Wiltshire +2 7 £55,000 - 1
Swindon - 7 £55,000 - 1
Cheltenham - 7 £62,500 -
Birmingham -2 6 £63,750 +27.50%
Scotland -7 6 £65,750 -15.16% 2
Bracknell - 6 £60,000 - 1
Edinburgh -17 5 £70,000 -30.00% 1
Suffolk +11 4 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Solihull -5 4 £60,000 -7.69% 1
Reading -8 4 £61,250 +11.36% 2
Buckinghamshire -13 4 £53,750 -
Fareham -17 4 - -
South Wales -23 4 £67,500 +19.46% 1

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 357 (45.59%) Windows
2 314 (40.10%) VMware
3 251 (32.06%) Microsoft
4 247 (31.55%) Linux
5 241 (30.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 240 (30.65%) Finance
7 216 (27.59%) SAN
8 185 (23.63%) TOGAF
9 177 (22.61%) Active Directory
10 171 (21.84%) ITIL
11 169 (21.58%) Cisco
12 168 (21.46%) Oracle
13 158 (20.18%) Citrix
14 135 (17.24%) NAS
15 134 (17.11%) SQL
16 122 (15.58%) NetApp
17 114 (14.56%) EMC
18 113 (14.43%) LAN
18 113 (14.43%) WAN
19 110 (14.05%) SQL Server
19 110 (14.05%) UNIX
20 109 (13.92%) Solaris
20 109 (13.92%) Middleware
21 102 (13.03%) Banking
22 101 (12.90%) IBM
23 100 (12.77%) Firewall
24 90 (11.49%) MS Excel
25 85 (10.86%) Security Cleared
26 84 (10.73%) Hyper-V
26 84 (10.73%) HP

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 61 (7.79%) SharePoint
2 50 (6.39%) IIS
3 48 (6.13%) MS Exchange
4 45 (5.75%) WebSphere
5 34 (4.34%) Apache
5 34 (4.34%) Tomcat
6 22 (2.81%) WebLogic
7 18 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
8 16 (2.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 16 (2.04%) Oracle Coherence
9 14 (1.79%) Lync
10 10 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
10 10 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.77%) Oracle Service Bus
12 6 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (0.64%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2000
14 4 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 90 (11.49%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.66%) MS Visio
2 13 (1.66%) MS Office
3 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
1 16 (2.04%) RMDS
2 6 (0.77%) ENOVIA
3 5 (0.64%) Magento
3 5 (0.64%) Oracle CRM
4 4 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.51%) Compiere
4 4 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.43%) IaaS
2 18 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (2.04%) Office 365
3 16 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.04%) PaaS
4 11 (1.40%) SaaS
5 7 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.64%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.13%) Route 53
7 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 216 (27.59%) SAN
2 135 (17.24%) NAS
3 113 (14.43%) LAN
3 113 (14.43%) WAN
4 100 (12.77%) Firewall
5 52 (6.64%) Fibre Channel
6 51 (6.51%) DNS
7 48 (6.13%) Multicast
8 47 (6.00%) FCoE
9 37 (4.73%) VPN
10 36 (4.60%) TCP/IP
11 31 (3.96%) Internet
12 29 (3.70%) Unified Communications
12 29 (3.70%) VLAN
13 25 (3.19%) DHCP
14 18 (2.30%) LDAP
14 18 (2.30%) HTTP
15 17 (2.17%) Network Security
16 15 (1.92%) Wireless
17 14 (1.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (14.05%) SQL Server
2 50 (6.39%) Oracle Database
3 33 (4.21%) Oracle Exadata
4 24 (3.07%) MySQL
5 17 (2.17%) Hadoop
6 16 (2.04%) HBase
6 16 (2.04%) DB2
7 14 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (1.02%) Big Data
9 6 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (0.64%) Relational Database
10 5 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.38%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (0.38%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.26%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.26%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (0.89%) Maven
2 6 (0.77%) Artifactory
3 2 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.26%) Subversion
3 2 (0.26%) JIRA
4 1 (0.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.13%) JUnit
General
1 240 (30.65%) Finance
2 102 (13.03%) Banking
3 40 (5.11%) Telecoms
4 37 (4.73%) Retail
5 36 (4.60%) Legal
6 25 (3.19%) Investment Banking
7 13 (1.66%) International Banking
7 13 (1.66%) Back Office
8 12 (1.53%) Marketing
9 11 (1.40%) Advertising
10 9 (1.15%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.15%) Automotive
11 7 (0.89%) Law
11 7 (0.89%) Military
12 6 (0.77%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.64%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.38%) Games
15 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.26%) Electronics
15 2 (0.26%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (13.92%) Middleware
2 32 (4.09%) Web Services
2 32 (4.09%) .NET
3 29 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
4 19 (2.43%) XML
5 17 (2.17%) HTML
6 16 (2.04%) Rendezvous
6 16 (2.04%) XSLT
7 11 (1.40%) WebSphere MQ
8 10 (1.28%) J2EE
9 7 (0.89%) Spring
9 7 (0.89%) JSP
9 7 (0.89%) Hibernate
10 6 (0.77%) Servlets
10 6 (0.77%) Struts
10 6 (0.77%) EJB
10 6 (0.77%) ActiveMQ
10 6 (0.77%) Java EE
11 3 (0.38%) Application Packaging
11 3 (0.38%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 70 (8.94%) Enterprise Storage
2 56 (7.15%) Replication
3 27 (3.45%) Human Factors
3 27 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 26 (3.32%) Clustering
5 17 (2.17%) PKI
6 13 (1.66%) Mainframe
7 12 (1.53%) Open Source
8 11 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (1.40%) Derivative
8 11 (1.40%) Computer Science
8 11 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 10 (1.28%) Client/Server
10 6 (0.77%) Thin Client
10 6 (0.77%) Hedge funds
10 6 (0.77%) Fat Client
11 5 (0.64%) Symmetrix DMX
11 5 (0.64%) iSeries
11 5 (0.64%) CLARiiON
11 5 (0.64%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 357 (45.59%) Windows
2 247 (31.55%) Linux
3 110 (14.05%) UNIX
4 109 (13.92%) Solaris
5 39 (4.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (4.98%) Oracle Linux
6 30 (3.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 30 (3.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (1.79%) AIX
8 14 (1.79%) Windows 8
9 13 (1.66%) Windows 7
10 12 (1.53%) Windows XP
11 11 (1.40%) HPUX
12 6 (0.77%) CentOS
13 5 (0.64%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.51%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.38%) zOS
16 2 (0.26%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (23.63%) TOGAF
2 171 (21.84%) ITIL
3 73 (9.32%) Enterprise Architecture
4 64 (8.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 60 (7.66%) Risk Management
6 58 (7.41%) Migration
7 55 (7.02%) Performance Tuning
8 52 (6.64%) Project Management
9 48 (6.13%) Benchmarking
10 44 (5.62%) Zachman Framework
10 44 (5.62%) Disaster Recovery
11 43 (5.49%) Load Balancing
12 42 (5.36%) Service Delivery
13 38 (4.85%) SOA
14 37 (4.73%) Technical Architecture
15 34 (4.34%) PRINCE2
16 33 (4.21%) Service Management
16 33 (4.21%) Infrastructure Management
17 32 (4.09%) Data Architecture
18 29 (3.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 134 (17.11%) SQL
2 39 (4.98%) Java
3 17 (2.17%) C
4 15 (1.92%) JavaScript
5 7 (0.89%) PHP
6 5 (0.64%) PowerShell
6 5 (0.64%) C#
7 3 (0.38%) Perl
8 2 (0.26%) Python
9 1 (0.13%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 85 (10.86%) Security Cleared
2 77 (9.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 64 (8.17%) SC Cleared
4 47 (6.00%) MCSE
5 36 (4.60%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (3.70%) Degree
7 27 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 26 (3.32%) CCNA
9 22 (2.81%) MCITP
10 21 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
11 17 (2.17%) MCSA
12 10 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
12 10 (1.28%) VCAP
13 9 (1.15%) CCIE
13 9 (1.15%) MCP
14 8 (1.02%) CCNP
14 8 (1.02%) DV Cleared
14 8 (1.02%) CCEE
15 6 (0.77%) CISSP
16 5 (0.64%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.17%) COBIT
2 7 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.38%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.13%) QA
5 1 (0.13%) SLA
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 241 (30.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 177 (22.61%) Active Directory
3 84 (10.73%) Hyper-V
4 52 (6.64%) VMware ESX
5 47 (6.00%) NFS
6 43 (5.49%) XenApp
6 43 (5.49%) SRDF
7 40 (5.11%) Oracle RAC
8 33 (4.21%) vSphere
9 28 (3.58%) XenDesktop
10 22 (2.81%) Xen
11 12 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
13 9 (1.15%) vCloud
14 5 (0.64%) Forefront TMG
15 4 (0.51%) Terminal Services
15 4 (0.51%) UAG
15 4 (0.51%) RHEV
15 4 (0.51%) KVM
15 4 (0.51%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 56 (7.15%) SCCM
2 42 (5.36%) SCOM
3 15 (1.92%) Data Guard
4 13 (1.66%) CA Spectrum
5 10 (1.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 10 (1.28%) Puppet
6 9 (1.15%) AppDNA
6 9 (1.15%) Backup Exec
6 9 (1.15%) Tivoli
7 5 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.38%) SCOrch
8 3 (0.38%) Cisco IPCC
9 2 (0.26%) Nagios
9 2 (0.26%) Capistrano
9 2 (0.26%) OpenSSO
9 2 (0.26%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.26%) WSUS
9 2 (0.26%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.26%) Hyperic
10 1 (0.13%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 314 (40.10%) VMware
2 251 (32.06%) Microsoft
3 169 (21.58%) Cisco
4 168 (21.46%) Oracle
5 158 (20.18%) Citrix
6 122 (15.58%) NetApp
7 114 (14.56%) EMC
8 101 (12.90%) IBM
9 84 (10.73%) HP
10 47 (6.00%) Intel
11 41 (5.24%) F5
12 38 (4.85%) Red Hat
13 24 (3.07%) Sybase
14 23 (2.94%) CA
15 18 (2.30%) Fujitsu
16 17 (2.17%) SAP
17 16 (2.04%) 29West
17 16 (2.04%) TIBCO
17 16 (2.04%) Juniper
17 16 (2.04%) DataSynapse
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Sanderson
Salary: £70000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
UK
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £85000.00 - £95000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
ECS
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands
Xoserve
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Erin Associates
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
JPS Selection
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + £10K bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£65k
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Willis
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Quorum Network Resources
Salary: Competitve + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago