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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 559 523 567
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +44
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 370 438 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.38% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.40% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 282 335 268
Average salary £70,000 £68,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £55,000 £48,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £95,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £61,500 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-5.38% +13.04%

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
102980 110053 102274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.49% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85256 89729 84642
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 £38,500
% 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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -9 361 £70,000 +2.94% 51
London -14 156 £80,000 +14.28% 20
South East +23 86 £60,000 -7.69% 10
East of England +26 42 £70,000 +19.14% 3
Yorkshire -32 29 £60,000 -7.69% 3
Hampshire -4 28 £55,000 -18.51% 4
Cambridgeshire - 25 £62,500 - 2
Surrey +18 24 £62,500 -13.79%
West Yorkshire -27 23 £60,000 -7.69% 3
Leeds -15 22 £60,000 -7.69% 3
North West +17 20 £65,000 - 8
South West -18 19 £75,000 +31.00% 3
Manchester +22 16 £47,500 - 8
West Sussex - 16 £64,750 -
Peterborough - 16 £42,500 -
Egham - 13 - -
City of London -25 12 £78,750 +14.13% 4
Southampton - 11 £51,750 - 1
Hertfordshire -6 10 £70,000 +12.00% 1
West Midlands -41 9 £62,500 -9.09% 4
East Midlands +9 8 £67,500 +22.72%
Berkshire +2 8 £70,000 +14.28% 4
Bristol -9 8 £85,000 +54.54% 2
Cambridge - 8 £70,000 -
Scotland +7 6 £53,000 -19.39%
Buckinghamshire +4 6 £62,500 +16.27%
Watford +1 6 £78,750 +43.18%
Essex -2 6 £75,000 -
Birmingham -12 6 £63,750 -1.92% 3
Crawley - 6 £65,250 -

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 442 (51.88%) Windows
2 402 (47.18%) Linux
3 355 (41.67%) VMware
4 348 (40.85%) SAN
5 297 (34.86%) Oracle
6 282 (33.10%) Cisco
7 279 (32.75%) VMware Infrastructure
8 260 (30.52%) Finance
9 248 (29.11%) WAN
10 227 (26.64%) NetApp
11 219 (25.70%) LAN
12 214 (25.12%) EMC
13 209 (24.53%) Data Centre
14 207 (24.30%) SQL Server
15 205 (24.06%) Middleware
15 205 (24.06%) NAS
16 184 (21.60%) Active Directory
17 178 (20.89%) Solaris
18 172 (20.19%) IBM
19 169 (19.84%) Microsoft
20 155 (18.19%) SQL
21 141 (16.55%) Fibre Channel
22 138 (16.20%) WebSphere
23 135 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
23 135 (15.85%) ITIL
24 133 (15.61%) Intel
24 133 (15.61%) TOGAF
25 129 (15.14%) NFS
25 129 (15.14%) FCoE
25 129 (15.14%) SRDF

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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
1 138 (16.20%) WebSphere
2 113 (13.26%) IIS
2 113 (13.26%) Apache
3 112 (13.15%) Tomcat
4 102 (11.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 99 (11.62%) Oracle Coherence
6 49 (5.75%) SharePoint
7 45 (5.28%) MS Exchange
8 24 (2.82%) WebLogic
9 17 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 15 (1.76%) Lync
11 12 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
14 5 (0.59%) Office Communications Server
15 4 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
16 3 (0.35%) OpenStack
16 3 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 56 (6.57%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.23%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.82%) MS Office
4 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 73 (8.57%) RMDS
2 18 (2.11%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.23%) Magento
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 46 (5.40%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (3.40%) IaaS
4 28 (3.29%) SaaS
5 23 (2.70%) Office 365
5 23 (2.70%) IBM PureFlex
6 21 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (2.11%) PaaS
8 10 (1.17%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (0.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 6 (0.70%) Heroku
10 4 (0.47%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.35%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.12%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 348 (40.85%) SAN
2 248 (29.11%) WAN
3 219 (25.70%) LAN
4 205 (24.06%) NAS
5 141 (16.55%) Fibre Channel
6 129 (15.14%) FCoE
6 129 (15.14%) Multicast
7 106 (12.44%) HTTP
8 79 (9.27%) Firewall
9 68 (7.98%) iSCSI
10 37 (4.34%) DNS
11 35 (4.11%) VoIP
12 32 (3.76%) VPN
13 31 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
13 31 (3.64%) Unified Communications
14 26 (3.05%) PABX
15 25 (2.93%) MPLS
16 18 (2.11%) FTP
17 16 (1.88%) WLAN
17 16 (1.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (24.30%) SQL Server
2 83 (9.74%) Hadoop
3 82 (9.62%) DB2
4 73 (8.57%) HBase
5 58 (6.81%) MySQL
6 54 (6.34%) Data Warehouse
7 51 (5.99%) Oracle Database
8 47 (5.52%) Oracle Exadata
9 30 (3.52%) OLTP
10 25 (2.93%) Relational Database
11 24 (2.82%) RDBMS
12 22 (2.58%) NoSQL
13 18 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 18 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (1.41%) Big Data
15 11 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
15 11 (1.29%) Riak
16 9 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
17 6 (0.70%) Oracle OLAP
17 6 (0.70%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 21 (2.46%) Subversion
2 20 (2.35%) JIRA
3 3 (0.35%) Ant
3 3 (0.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.12%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.12%) Hudson
4 1 (0.12%) Maven
General
1 260 (30.52%) Finance
2 84 (9.86%) Banking
3 68 (7.98%) Retail
4 35 (4.11%) Telecoms
5 24 (2.82%) Law
6 17 (2.00%) Legal
6 17 (2.00%) Investment Banking
7 15 (1.76%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (0.82%) Publishing
9 7 (0.82%) Local Government
10 6 (0.70%) International Banking
10 6 (0.70%) Marketing
10 6 (0.70%) Games
11 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.12%) Electronics
11 1 (0.12%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (24.06%) Middleware
2 73 (8.57%) Ultra Messaging
2 73 (8.57%) HTML
2 73 (8.57%) XML
2 73 (8.57%) XSLT
2 73 (8.57%) Rendezvous
3 31 (3.64%) WebSphere MQ
4 23 (2.70%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 23 (2.70%) Oracle Fusion
5 17 (2.00%) Web Services
6 10 (1.17%) .NET
7 6 (0.70%) REST
8 2 (0.23%) WebSockets
8 2 (0.23%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.12%) SailPoint
9 1 (0.12%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.12%) COM
9 1 (0.12%) SOAP
9 1 (0.12%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 209 (24.53%) Data Centre
2 55 (6.46%) Mainframe
3 43 (5.05%) Enterprise Storage
4 42 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (4.23%) Clustering
6 29 (3.40%) BYOD
7 27 (3.17%) Replication
7 27 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
7 27 (3.17%) Computer Science
8 24 (2.82%) FlexPod
8 24 (2.82%) Management Information System
9 14 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
10 8 (0.94%) Public Cloud
11 6 (0.70%) Data Integration
11 6 (0.70%) User Experience
11 6 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (0.70%) GIS
12 5 (0.59%) EqualLogic
12 5 (0.59%) EMC VNX
13 4 (0.47%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 442 (51.88%) Windows
2 402 (47.18%) Linux
3 178 (20.89%) Solaris
4 120 (14.08%) UNIX
5 63 (7.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 37 (4.34%) AIX
7 33 (3.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 31 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 27 (3.17%) HPUX
10 25 (2.93%) SUSE
11 23 (2.70%) OS/400
11 23 (2.70%) zOS
12 18 (2.11%) Oracle Linux
13 11 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (1.17%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.47%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.47%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.47%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.23%) Android
16 2 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (15.85%) ITIL
1 135 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (15.61%) TOGAF
3 126 (14.79%) Performance Tuning
4 125 (14.67%) Benchmarking
5 86 (10.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 71 (8.33%) Project Management
7 69 (8.10%) Risk Management
8 68 (7.98%) Technical Architecture
9 64 (7.51%) Business Continuity
10 62 (7.28%) Load Balancing
11 61 (7.16%) Migration
12 49 (5.75%) Enterprise Architecture
13 48 (5.63%) Mentoring
14 45 (5.28%) Service Management
15 42 (4.93%) PRINCE2
16 36 (4.23%) E-Commerce
17 35 (4.11%) Converged Infrastructure
18 33 (3.87%) Coaching
18 33 (3.87%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 155 (18.19%) SQL
2 82 (9.62%) Java
3 74 (8.69%) JavaScript
4 30 (3.52%) PowerShell
5 26 (3.05%) C
6 18 (2.11%) Bash Shell
7 12 (1.41%) Python
8 8 (0.94%) Ruby
9 6 (0.70%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.23%) Jython
10 2 (0.23%) Perl
10 2 (0.23%) PHP
11 1 (0.12%) COBOL
11 1 (0.12%) VBScript
11 1 (0.12%) JCL
Qualifications
1 66 (7.75%) Degree
2 47 (5.52%) Security Cleared
3 38 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (4.23%) MCSE
5 29 (3.40%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (2.11%) SC Cleared
6 18 (2.11%) CCNP
7 16 (1.88%) CCDP
8 15 (1.76%) DV Cleared
8 15 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (1.41%) ISEB
10 11 (1.29%) CCNA
11 9 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 9 (1.06%) CCIE
11 9 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (0.94%) MCITP
13 7 (0.82%) EMC Certification
14 6 (0.70%) MCTS
14 6 (0.70%) Microsoft Certified Master
14 6 (0.70%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (1.41%) SLA
3 10 (1.17%) ISO 9001
4 9 (1.06%) COBIT
5 3 (0.35%) QA
5 3 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 279 (32.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 184 (21.60%) Active Directory
3 129 (15.14%) NFS
3 129 (15.14%) SRDF
4 123 (14.44%) Hyper-V
5 91 (10.68%) Oracle RAC
6 78 (9.15%) KVM
7 54 (6.34%) Xen
8 47 (5.52%) VMware ESX
9 17 (2.00%) XenApp
10 12 (1.41%) vSphere
10 12 (1.41%) Terminal Services
11 8 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.47%) XenServer
14 3 (0.35%) XenDesktop
15 2 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
15 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 1 (0.12%) ProxySG
16 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 37 (4.34%) Puppet
2 32 (3.76%) Tivoli
3 25 (2.93%) SCCM
3 25 (2.93%) SCOM
4 22 (2.58%) Hyperic
5 19 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (2.11%) OpenView
6 18 (2.11%) Nagios
7 17 (2.00%) Cobbler
8 10 (1.17%) Ansible
9 4 (0.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.23%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.23%) ARCserve
10 2 (0.23%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.12%) Data Guard
11 1 (0.12%) CA Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.12%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.12%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 355 (41.67%) VMware
2 297 (34.86%) Oracle
3 282 (33.10%) Cisco
4 227 (26.64%) NetApp
5 214 (25.12%) EMC
6 172 (20.19%) IBM
7 169 (19.84%) Microsoft
8 133 (15.61%) Intel
9 122 (14.32%) Citrix
10 116 (13.62%) HP
11 73 (8.57%) Sybase
11 73 (8.57%) TIBCO
11 73 (8.57%) DataSynapse
12 68 (7.98%) Red Hat
13 48 (5.63%) Symantec
14 34 (3.99%) CheckPoint
15 30 (3.52%) Juniper
16 29 (3.40%) BMC
16 29 (3.40%) F5
17 27 (3.17%) CA
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45000 - 70000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Harris Rubbert Associates
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Harris Rubbert Associates
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50 000 - £85 000 (+ superb package!!!)
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £60k - 65k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45000 - 80000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Comtecs
Salary: £55000 - £60000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75000 per annum + car
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £95k plus Car Allowance, Quarterly SIP Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago