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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 493 509 533
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +24
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 498 443 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.40% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.42% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 399 341 334
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £49,300
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £80,000 £85,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,500 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-3.47% -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
107607 104825 109929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.60% 94.71% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 89210 86198 94252
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £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 25 November 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 25 November 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 +28 483 £61,000 -6.15% 55
London +52 173 £75,000 +7.14% 18
South East -35 81 £60,000 -7.69% 9
Yorkshire -15 68 £55,000 - 9
North West +11 52 £60,000 +9.58% 5
East of England +19 50 £55,000 -8.33% 1
West Yorkshire -18 42 £50,000 -27.27% 2
City of London +1 35 £77,500 +3.33% 6
Berkshire 0 32 £55,500 -14.61% 2
Leeds -2 29 £50,000 -20.00%
Surrey -9 27 £70,000 -12.50% 5
Manchester -11 26 £50,000 -4.76% 4
South West -17 26 £57,500 +6.48% 4
Cheshire +8 21 £50,000 -8.25% 1
South Yorkshire -5 21 £55,000 +10.00% 1
West Midlands -18 21 £63,500 +20.95% 7
Sheffield -6 19 £55,000 +12.82% 1
Essex +7 18 £55,000 -35.29%
Hampshire -30 16 £57,500 -11.53% 1
Staines +11 11 £70,000 -12.50% 5
Warwickshire +9 11 £63,500 +18.13% 1
Bradford -6 11 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Bracknell -13 11 £53,050 -3.54% 2
Scotland +1 10 £63,750 -12.06% 2
Ipswich - 10 £55,000 -
Suffolk - 10 £55,000 -
East Midlands +16 9 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Watford -10 9 £80,000 +14.28%
Hertfordshire -21 9 £80,000 +28.00%
Knutsford - 9 £65,000 -

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 489 (52.24%) Windows
2 407 (43.48%) VMware
3 321 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 302 (32.26%) Microsoft
5 277 (29.59%) Linux
6 268 (28.63%) SAN
7 256 (27.35%) Cisco
8 232 (24.79%) Finance
9 225 (24.04%) ITIL
10 219 (23.40%) Active Directory
11 206 (22.01%) TOGAF
12 205 (21.90%) Citrix
13 199 (21.26%) IBM
14 177 (18.91%) NetApp
15 174 (18.59%) WAN
16 171 (18.27%) LAN
17 169 (18.06%) EMC
18 158 (16.88%) SQL Server
19 156 (16.67%) SQL
20 150 (16.03%) UNIX
21 149 (15.92%) NAS
22 144 (15.38%) Oracle
23 143 (15.28%) HP
24 137 (14.64%) Middleware
25 130 (13.89%) Hyper-V
26 121 (12.93%) Firewall
27 108 (11.54%) Solaris
28 104 (11.11%) Load Balancing
29 91 (9.72%) SharePoint
30 89 (9.51%) Banking

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 91 (9.72%) SharePoint
2 84 (8.97%) IIS
3 65 (6.94%) WebSphere
4 50 (5.34%) Apache
5 47 (5.02%) MS Exchange
6 43 (4.59%) Tomcat
7 34 (3.63%) WebLogic
8 31 (3.31%) Lync
9 18 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
9 18 (1.92%) Oracle Coherence
9 18 (1.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 13 (1.39%) Office Communications Server
11 10 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
12 9 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (0.85%) CMS
13 8 (0.85%) IBM Notes
14 7 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
14 7 (0.75%) OpenStack
Applications
1 83 (8.87%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.03%) MS Visio
3 18 (1.92%) MS Office
4 2 (0.21%) MS Project
5 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.11%) Revit
Business Applications
1 18 (1.92%) RMDS
2 7 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.43%) Compiere
3 4 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.43%) ENOVIA
3 4 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 34 (3.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 34 (3.63%) SaaS
2 29 (3.10%) Office 365
2 29 (3.10%) IaaS
3 28 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (2.03%) PaaS
6 8 (0.85%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.21%) IBM SmartCloud
8 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 268 (28.63%) SAN
2 174 (18.59%) WAN
3 171 (18.27%) LAN
4 149 (15.92%) NAS
5 121 (12.93%) Firewall
6 75 (8.01%) Internet
7 62 (6.62%) Fibre Channel
8 51 (5.45%) DNS
9 49 (5.24%) FCoE
10 48 (5.13%) VPN
11 45 (4.81%) Multicast
12 36 (3.85%) Wireless
13 30 (3.21%) Unified Communications
14 25 (2.67%) TCP/IP
15 24 (2.56%) DHCP
15 24 (2.56%) VLAN
16 20 (2.14%) MPLS
17 19 (2.03%) HTTP
18 16 (1.71%) WLAN
18 16 (1.71%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (16.88%) SQL Server
2 38 (4.06%) DB2
3 37 (3.95%) MySQL
4 30 (3.21%) Oracle Database
5 27 (2.88%) Relational Database
5 27 (2.88%) Oracle Exadata
6 25 (2.67%) RDBMS
7 19 (2.03%) Hadoop
8 18 (1.92%) HBase
9 11 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (1.18%) NoSQL
10 10 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (0.85%) Big Data
12 7 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
15 3 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
16 2 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 2 (0.21%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.32%) Maven
1 3 (0.32%) Artifactory
2 2 (0.21%) JIRA
2 2 (0.21%) Subversion
3 1 (0.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.11%) Jenkins
General
1 232 (24.79%) Finance
2 89 (9.51%) Banking
3 49 (5.24%) Retail
4 33 (3.53%) Telecoms
5 29 (3.10%) Manufacturing
6 21 (2.24%) Legal
7 17 (1.82%) Marketing
8 16 (1.71%) Investment Banking
9 15 (1.60%) International Banking
10 14 (1.50%) Advertising
11 13 (1.39%) Back Office
12 8 (0.85%) Automotive
13 7 (0.75%) Law
13 7 (0.75%) Electronics
14 6 (0.64%) Military
15 5 (0.53%) Local Government
15 5 (0.53%) French Language
16 4 (0.43%) Spanish Language
17 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
18 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (14.64%) Middleware
2 42 (4.49%) Web Services
3 28 (2.99%) XML
4 24 (2.56%) WebSphere MQ
5 19 (2.03%) HTML
6 18 (1.92%) Rendezvous
6 18 (1.92%) XSLT
7 17 (1.82%) .NET
8 10 (1.07%) Java EE
9 9 (0.96%) JSON
10 7 (0.75%) COM
11 6 (0.64%) Ruby on Rails
12 5 (0.53%) J2EE
13 4 (0.43%) ActiveMQ
14 3 (0.32%) Spring
14 3 (0.32%) LAMP
14 3 (0.32%) Hibernate
14 3 (0.32%) Struts
14 3 (0.32%) SAML
14 3 (0.32%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 64 (6.84%) Replication
2 63 (6.73%) Clustering
3 44 (4.70%) Enterprise Storage
4 42 (4.49%) Mainframe
5 29 (3.10%) Tandem
5 29 (3.10%) IBM Mainframe
6 25 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (2.46%) FlexPod
8 22 (2.35%) Open Source
8 22 (2.35%) Management Information System
9 14 (1.50%) Computer Science
10 11 (1.18%) Human Factors
10 11 (1.18%) N-Tier
10 11 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 10 (1.07%) Derivative
12 9 (0.96%) CMDB
13 8 (0.85%) PKI
13 8 (0.85%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.75%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 489 (52.24%) Windows
2 277 (29.59%) Linux
3 150 (16.03%) UNIX
4 108 (11.54%) Solaris
5 65 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 63 (6.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 62 (6.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 62 (6.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 45 (4.81%) AIX
9 28 (2.99%) HPUX
10 22 (2.35%) SUSE
10 22 (2.35%) zOS
11 20 (2.14%) OS/400
12 18 (1.92%) Windows 7
13 16 (1.71%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.75%) Windows XP
15 6 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.32%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.21%) CentOS
17 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (24.04%) ITIL
2 206 (22.01%) TOGAF
3 104 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 85 (9.08%) Enterprise Architecture
5 74 (7.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 69 (7.37%) Performance Tuning
7 67 (7.16%) E-Commerce
8 64 (6.84%) Migration
9 63 (6.73%) Project Management
10 61 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
11 60 (6.41%) Benchmarking
12 59 (6.30%) Technical Architecture
13 50 (5.34%) Mentoring
14 48 (5.13%) Service Management
15 47 (5.02%) Infrastructure Management
16 45 (4.81%) Coaching
16 45 (4.81%) Problem Management
17 43 (4.59%) Business Continuity
18 40 (4.27%) Service Delivery
19 37 (3.95%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 156 (16.67%) SQL
2 33 (3.53%) Java
3 19 (2.03%) JavaScript
4 11 (1.18%) Ruby
5 10 (1.07%) PowerShell
6 8 (0.85%) PHP
7 4 (0.43%) C
7 4 (0.43%) Python
8 3 (0.32%) C#
8 3 (0.32%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.21%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.21%) VB
10 1 (0.11%) Perl
10 1 (0.11%) Korn
Qualifications
1 77 (8.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 73 (7.80%) Security Cleared
3 60 (6.41%) SC Cleared
3 60 (6.41%) Degree
4 51 (5.45%) MCSE
5 42 (4.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 41 (4.38%) Cisco Certification
7 28 (2.99%) CCNA
8 21 (2.24%) Citrix Certification
8 21 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
9 17 (1.82%) MCITP
10 15 (1.60%) DV Cleared
10 15 (1.60%) MCSA
11 13 (1.39%) CCEE
12 12 (1.28%) CCNP
12 12 (1.28%) VCP5
13 11 (1.18%) VCAP
14 8 (0.85%) MCSD
14 8 (0.85%) CCA
15 7 (0.75%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.46%) QA
2 12 (1.28%) SLA
3 5 (0.53%) COBIT
4 4 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 321 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 219 (23.40%) Active Directory
3 130 (13.89%) Hyper-V
4 64 (6.84%) VMware ESX
5 49 (5.24%) NFS
6 46 (4.91%) SRDF
7 43 (4.59%) XenApp
8 39 (4.17%) vSphere
9 33 (3.53%) KVM
10 30 (3.21%) Oracle RAC
11 26 (2.78%) XenDesktop
12 16 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
13 13 (1.39%) Terminal Services
14 10 (1.07%) Forefront TMG
14 10 (1.07%) UAG
15 9 (0.96%) Xen
16 8 (0.85%) vCloud
16 8 (0.85%) RHEV
17 7 (0.75%) XenServer
18 6 (0.64%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 32 (3.42%) SCCM
2 27 (2.88%) Tivoli
3 23 (2.46%) SCOM
4 16 (1.71%) Puppet
5 13 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (1.18%) SCOrch
7 9 (0.96%) Data Guard
8 7 (0.75%) AppDNA
9 5 (0.53%) CA Spectrum
10 4 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 3 (0.32%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.32%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.21%) Capistrano
12 2 (0.21%) Nagios
12 2 (0.21%) OpenView
12 2 (0.21%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.11%) EdgeSight
13 1 (0.11%) Unicenter
13 1 (0.11%) MOM
13 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 407 (43.48%) VMware
2 302 (32.26%) Microsoft
3 256 (27.35%) Cisco
4 205 (21.90%) Citrix
5 199 (21.26%) IBM
6 177 (18.91%) NetApp
7 169 (18.06%) EMC
8 144 (15.38%) Oracle
9 143 (15.28%) HP
10 66 (7.05%) Red Hat
11 54 (5.77%) F5
12 49 (5.24%) Intel
13 45 (4.81%) CheckPoint
14 38 (4.06%) CA
14 38 (4.06%) Dell
15 33 (3.53%) Juniper
16 28 (2.99%) Sybase
17 26 (2.78%) BMC
18 24 (2.56%) Symantec
19 23 (2.46%) Brocade
Swindon, Wiltshire
Westek Recruitment
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Baildon, Yorkshire
Consult RPM
Salary: £45k-£55k
Posted: 12 hours ago
Baildon, Yorkshire
Consult RPM
Salary: £50,000-£55,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 15 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + car + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus, pension, shares option +++
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 44,900 - 61,200 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum Plus extensive package.
Posted: 4 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Gym
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: DOE plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago