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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 498 512 522
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 475 420 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.39% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.41% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 363 333 346
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 £48,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-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
107528 102254 109513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.52% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 87765 84921 93187
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 £26,500 £27,000 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +24 450 £65,000 - 45
London +12 167 £70,000 - 19
Yorkshire +12 78 £57,500 -8.00% 8
South East -29 75 £60,000 -7.69% 5
West Yorkshire +4 61 £55,000 -21.42% 5
Leeds +6 53 £55,000 -12.00% 2
East of England -5 41 £55,000 -11.29% 5
City of London -2 40 £70,000 - 6
North West 0 39 £60,000 -7.69%
Surrey -12 27 £70,000 -6.66% 1
West Midlands -18 25 £65,000 +23.80% 3
Berkshire -3 24 £55,500 -14.61% 2
South West -28 23 £57,500 +4.54% 4
Hampshire -13 20 £55,000 -15.38% 2
Manchester -21 18 £60,000 -4.00%
Essex +7 17 £55,000 -35.29%
South Yorkshire -7 16 £60,000 +14.28% 3
Cheshire -4 14 £50,000 -8.67%
Sheffield -11 14 £57,500 +15.00% 3
Scotland -3 12 £55,250 -23.79% 2
Staines +8 11 £70,000 -6.66% 1
Suffolk - 10 £55,000 -
Ipswich - 10 £55,000 -
Somerset -4 8 £57,500 +7.98%
Bath -5 8 £57,500 +7.98%
Watford -7 8 £100,000 +42.85%
Hertfordshire -12 8 £100,000 +60.00% 1
Birmingham -19 8 £65,000 +23.80% 1
Coventry - 8 £70,000 -
Warwickshire - 8 £63,500 -

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 449 (49.61%) Windows
2 400 (44.20%) VMware
3 317 (35.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 306 (33.81%) Microsoft
5 260 (28.73%) SAN
5 260 (28.73%) Linux
6 246 (27.18%) Cisco
7 210 (23.20%) Finance
8 207 (22.87%) TOGAF
9 202 (22.32%) ITIL
10 199 (21.99%) Citrix
11 197 (21.77%) Active Directory
12 188 (20.77%) NetApp
13 187 (20.66%) IBM
14 166 (18.34%) EMC
15 158 (17.46%) SQL
16 156 (17.24%) NAS
17 155 (17.13%) WAN
18 150 (16.57%) SQL Server
19 148 (16.35%) Oracle
20 147 (16.24%) LAN
21 140 (15.47%) HP
22 125 (13.81%) Middleware
23 123 (13.59%) Hyper-V
24 120 (13.26%) UNIX
25 116 (12.82%) Firewall
26 108 (11.93%) Solaris
27 92 (10.17%) Load Balancing
28 90 (9.94%) Banking
29 86 (9.50%) Microsoft Certification

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 84 (9.28%) SharePoint
2 75 (8.29%) IIS
3 64 (7.07%) WebSphere
4 53 (5.86%) MS Exchange
5 46 (5.08%) Apache
6 42 (4.64%) Tomcat
7 32 (3.54%) WebLogic
8 24 (2.65%) Lync
9 22 (2.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 22 (2.43%) Oracle Coherence
10 21 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2010
11 13 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
12 12 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
13 10 (1.10%) Office Communications Server
13 10 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
14 9 (0.99%) JBoss
15 7 (0.77%) CMS
16 6 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
16 6 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2000
16 6 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 84 (9.28%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.88%) MS Office
3 16 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.22%) MS Project
5 1 (0.11%) Revit
5 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (2.43%) RMDS
2 11 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.66%) ENOVIA
4 4 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.44%) Compiere
4 4 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 31 (3.43%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (3.09%) IaaS
4 24 (2.65%) Office 365
5 23 (2.54%) SaaS
6 19 (2.10%) PaaS
7 18 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.55%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.44%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.22%) IBM SmartCloud
12 1 (0.11%) Route 53
12 1 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 260 (28.73%) SAN
2 156 (17.24%) NAS
3 155 (17.13%) WAN
4 147 (16.24%) LAN
5 116 (12.82%) Firewall
6 63 (6.96%) Fibre Channel
7 59 (6.52%) Internet
8 56 (6.19%) VPN
8 56 (6.19%) DNS
9 54 (5.97%) FCoE
10 49 (5.41%) Multicast
11 37 (4.09%) Unified Communications
12 34 (3.76%) VLAN
13 32 (3.54%) TCP/IP
14 28 (3.09%) Wireless
15 24 (2.65%) DHCP
16 23 (2.54%) HTTP
17 20 (2.21%) MPLS
18 18 (1.99%) Network Security
19 17 (1.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (16.57%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.43%) Oracle Database
3 30 (3.31%) DB2
4 28 (3.09%) MySQL
5 23 (2.54%) Hadoop
6 22 (2.43%) HBase
7 21 (2.32%) Oracle Exadata
8 20 (2.21%) Relational Database
9 17 (1.88%) RDBMS
10 12 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (0.88%) NoSQL
12 8 (0.88%) Big Data
13 6 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (0.44%) Oracle BI EE
14 4 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
15 2 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 2 (0.22%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 5 (0.55%) Artifactory
1 5 (0.55%) Maven
2 2 (0.22%) JIRA
2 2 (0.22%) Subversion
3 1 (0.11%) Jenkins
General
1 210 (23.20%) Finance
2 90 (9.94%) Banking
3 52 (5.75%) Retail
4 38 (4.20%) Telecoms
5 26 (2.87%) Legal
6 25 (2.76%) Manufacturing
7 21 (2.32%) Investment Banking
8 17 (1.88%) International Banking
9 15 (1.66%) Back Office
10 13 (1.44%) Advertising
10 13 (1.44%) Marketing
11 11 (1.22%) Automotive
12 7 (0.77%) Military
13 5 (0.55%) Law
13 5 (0.55%) Local Government
14 4 (0.44%) Electronics
15 3 (0.33%) Games
15 3 (0.33%) French Language
16 2 (0.22%) Spanish Language
17 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (13.81%) Middleware
2 42 (4.64%) Web Services
3 31 (3.43%) XML
4 22 (2.43%) Rendezvous
4 22 (2.43%) .NET
4 22 (2.43%) HTML
4 22 (2.43%) XSLT
5 20 (2.21%) WebSphere MQ
6 9 (0.99%) JSON
7 7 (0.77%) COM
7 7 (0.77%) J2EE
8 6 (0.66%) ActiveMQ
8 6 (0.66%) Java EE
9 5 (0.55%) EJB
9 5 (0.55%) JSP
9 5 (0.55%) Servlets
9 5 (0.55%) Struts
9 5 (0.55%) Hibernate
9 5 (0.55%) Spring
10 4 (0.44%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 65 (7.18%) Replication
2 56 (6.19%) Enterprise Storage
3 46 (5.08%) Clustering
4 32 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (3.31%) Mainframe
6 19 (2.10%) FlexPod
7 18 (1.99%) Open Source
8 17 (1.88%) Tandem
8 17 (1.88%) IBM Mainframe
9 16 (1.77%) Management Information System
10 15 (1.66%) Human Factors
11 14 (1.55%) Computer Science
11 14 (1.55%) PKI
12 12 (1.33%) Derivative
12 12 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 12 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (1.10%) N-Tier
14 7 (0.77%) Hedge funds
14 7 (0.77%) Client/Server
15 6 (0.66%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 449 (49.61%) Windows
2 260 (28.73%) Linux
3 120 (13.26%) UNIX
4 108 (11.93%) Solaris
5 59 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 57 (6.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 52 (5.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 48 (5.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 38 (4.20%) AIX
10 22 (2.43%) HPUX
11 16 (1.77%) Windows 8
11 16 (1.77%) Windows 7
11 16 (1.77%) SUSE
11 16 (1.77%) zOS
12 14 (1.55%) OS/400
13 9 (0.99%) Oracle Linux
14 8 (0.88%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (0.44%) CentOS
16 4 (0.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (22.87%) TOGAF
2 202 (22.32%) ITIL
3 92 (10.17%) Load Balancing
4 81 (8.95%) Enterprise Architecture
5 69 (7.62%) Performance Tuning
6 66 (7.29%) E-Commerce
7 65 (7.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 59 (6.52%) Benchmarking
8 59 (6.52%) Migration
9 57 (6.30%) Disaster Recovery
10 52 (5.75%) Project Management
11 48 (5.30%) Technical Architecture
12 42 (4.64%) Infrastructure Management
13 41 (4.53%) Mentoring
14 39 (4.31%) Agile Software Development
14 39 (4.31%) Business Continuity
15 38 (4.20%) Service Delivery
16 37 (4.09%) Service Management
16 37 (4.09%) Zachman Framework
17 34 (3.76%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 158 (17.46%) SQL
2 33 (3.65%) Java
3 22 (2.43%) JavaScript
4 11 (1.22%) C
4 11 (1.22%) PowerShell
5 8 (0.88%) PHP
6 6 (0.66%) C#
7 4 (0.44%) Ruby
8 3 (0.33%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.33%) Python
9 2 (0.22%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.22%) Perl
9 2 (0.22%) VB
10 1 (0.11%) Korn
Qualifications
1 86 (9.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 82 (9.06%) Security Cleared
3 66 (7.29%) SC Cleared
4 56 (6.19%) MCSE
5 54 (5.97%) Degree
6 45 (4.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 44 (4.86%) Cisco Certification
8 29 (3.20%) CCNA
9 21 (2.32%) Citrix Certification
10 20 (2.21%) MCITP
11 18 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (1.66%) MCSA
13 13 (1.44%) CCEE
14 11 (1.22%) VCAP
14 11 (1.22%) CCNP
14 11 (1.22%) DV Cleared
15 9 (0.99%) VCP5
16 8 (0.88%) MCSD
16 8 (0.88%) CCIE
16 8 (0.88%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.22%) QA
2 6 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.55%) SLA
3 5 (0.55%) COBIT
4 3 (0.33%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 317 (35.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 197 (21.77%) Active Directory
3 123 (13.59%) Hyper-V
4 73 (8.07%) VMware ESX
5 54 (5.97%) NFS
6 50 (5.52%) SRDF
7 48 (5.30%) XenApp
8 43 (4.75%) vSphere
9 38 (4.20%) Oracle RAC
10 24 (2.65%) XenDesktop
11 21 (2.32%) KVM
12 16 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
12 16 (1.77%) Xen
13 10 (1.10%) Terminal Services
14 8 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
14 8 (0.88%) RHEV
14 8 (0.88%) UAG
14 8 (0.88%) vCloud
14 8 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
15 4 (0.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 43 (4.75%) SCCM
2 30 (3.31%) SCOM
3 23 (2.54%) Tivoli
4 18 (1.99%) Puppet
5 13 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (1.44%) Data Guard
6 9 (0.99%) CA Spectrum
7 8 (0.88%) AppDNA
7 8 (0.88%) SCOrch
8 6 (0.66%) Backup Exec
9 5 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.33%) OpenSSO
10 3 (0.33%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.33%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.22%) Nagios
11 2 (0.22%) OpenView
11 2 (0.22%) Capistrano
11 2 (0.22%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.11%) Unicenter
12 1 (0.11%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 400 (44.20%) VMware
2 306 (33.81%) Microsoft
3 246 (27.18%) Cisco
4 199 (21.99%) Citrix
5 188 (20.77%) NetApp
6 187 (20.66%) IBM
7 166 (18.34%) EMC
8 148 (16.35%) Oracle
9 140 (15.47%) HP
10 65 (7.18%) Red Hat
11 63 (6.96%) F5
12 55 (6.08%) Intel
13 36 (3.98%) CA
14 33 (3.65%) CheckPoint
15 31 (3.43%) Sybase
16 30 (3.31%) Juniper
17 25 (2.76%) Dell
18 22 (2.43%) TIBCO
18 22 (2.43%) DataSynapse
18 22 (2.43%) 29West
UK
Montash
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £35K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + £10K bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Westek Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Hunter Macdonald
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum up to £53k base,10% bonus,£5k car allowance,10
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, Yorkshire
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, Yorkshire
Morrisons
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £100K Base + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + pension, healthcare etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Unrivalled Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
Serco Group PLC
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Salary: £1 per annum + Very competitive with exc. bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Steria
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Steria
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago