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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 517 526 493
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -33
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 442 377 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.35% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.37% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 327 287 397
Average salary £68,000 £62,500 £62,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.80% +0.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £98,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £59,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+10.16% +2.60%

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
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 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +26 408 £68,000 +8.80% 31
London +39 193 £70,000 - 13
South East -44 71 £65,250 +8.75% 4
City of London +19 67 £69,000 -1.42% 4
Yorkshire +19 65 £60,000 -7.69% 4
West Yorkshire +14 59 £60,000 -7.69% 4
Leeds +24 55 £60,000 +14.28% 3
Hampshire -7 44 £65,000 -7.14% 2
West Midlands +6 31 £70,000 +40.00%
Basingstoke +19 30 £70,000 -
East of England -5 21 £55,000 -10.56% 1
South West -12 21 £57,500 +9.52%
Coventry - 17 £70,000 -
Hertfordshire -3 10 £62,500 -
Surrey -14 10 £72,500 +20.83%
Scotland -18 9 £61,500 -15.17% 4
Berkshire -22 9 £62,500 -1.96% 2
Birmingham 0 8 £65,000 +30.00%
Gloucestershire - 8 £61,250 -
Edinburgh -7 7 £70,000 -3.44% 2
North West -38 7 £62,500 -3.84% 3
Suffolk - 7 £55,000 -
Ipswich - 7 £55,000 -
Cheltenham - 7 £62,500 -
Bath - 5 £57,500 -
Somerset - 5 £57,500 -
South Yorkshire - 5 £70,000 -
Fareham -10 4 - -
Reading -12 4 £57,500 +4.54%
Watford - 4 £100,000 -

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 368 (46.46%) Windows
2 340 (42.93%) VMware
3 267 (33.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 256 (32.32%) Microsoft
5 248 (31.31%) Linux
6 223 (28.16%) SAN
7 221 (27.90%) Finance
8 188 (23.74%) Cisco
9 184 (23.23%) Active Directory
10 175 (22.10%) TOGAF
11 168 (21.21%) ITIL
12 167 (21.09%) Citrix
13 162 (20.45%) Oracle
14 144 (18.18%) NetApp
15 143 (18.06%) NAS
16 135 (17.05%) SQL
17 127 (16.04%) EMC
18 120 (15.15%) IBM
19 119 (15.03%) WAN
20 118 (14.90%) LAN
20 118 (14.90%) SQL Server
21 111 (14.02%) Solaris
22 106 (13.38%) Firewall
23 104 (13.13%) Middleware
24 103 (13.01%) HP
25 100 (12.63%) UNIX
26 97 (12.25%) Banking
27 85 (10.73%) Hyper-V
28 82 (10.35%) Security Cleared
29 75 (9.47%) Microsoft Certification

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 62 (7.83%) SharePoint
2 51 (6.44%) IIS
3 49 (6.19%) WebSphere
4 46 (5.81%) MS Exchange
5 37 (4.67%) Apache
6 35 (4.42%) Tomcat
7 26 (3.28%) WebLogic
8 17 (2.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 17 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
8 17 (2.15%) Oracle Coherence
9 15 (1.89%) Lync
10 10 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (0.76%) Oracle Service Bus
13 6 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
14 5 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2000
14 5 (0.63%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 74 (9.34%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.89%) MS Office
3 11 (1.39%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.25%) MS Project
5 1 (0.13%) Revit
5 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (2.15%) RMDS
2 14 (1.77%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.76%) ENOVIA
4 5 (0.63%) Oracle CRM
4 5 (0.63%) Magento
5 4 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.51%) Compiere
6 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.13%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (2.65%) IaaS
3 20 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (2.40%) Office 365
5 18 (2.27%) PaaS
6 13 (1.64%) SaaS
7 8 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.63%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.13%) Route 53
10 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 223 (28.16%) SAN
2 143 (18.06%) NAS
3 119 (15.03%) WAN
4 118 (14.90%) LAN
5 106 (13.38%) Firewall
6 54 (6.82%) Fibre Channel
7 50 (6.31%) FCoE
8 49 (6.19%) DNS
9 45 (5.68%) Multicast
10 41 (5.18%) VPN
11 35 (4.42%) VLAN
11 35 (4.42%) TCP/IP
12 34 (4.29%) Unified Communications
13 31 (3.91%) Internet
14 25 (3.16%) DHCP
15 19 (2.40%) LDAP
15 19 (2.40%) HTTP
16 16 (2.02%) Network Security
16 16 (2.02%) Wireless
17 14 (1.77%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (14.90%) SQL Server
2 47 (5.93%) Oracle Database
3 33 (4.17%) Oracle Exadata
4 26 (3.28%) MySQL
5 20 (2.53%) DB2
6 18 (2.27%) Hadoop
7 17 (2.15%) HBase
8 11 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (1.39%) Relational Database
9 8 (1.01%) Big Data
9 8 (1.01%) RDBMS
10 7 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
14 3 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (0.38%) MongoDB
14 3 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (0.38%) Oracle Database 12c
15 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (0.76%) Artifactory
1 6 (0.76%) Maven
2 2 (0.25%) JIRA
2 2 (0.25%) Subversion
General
1 221 (27.90%) Finance
2 97 (12.25%) Banking
3 38 (4.80%) Retail
4 36 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 34 (4.29%) Legal
6 26 (3.28%) Investment Banking
7 17 (2.15%) International Banking
8 14 (1.77%) Marketing
8 14 (1.77%) Back Office
9 10 (1.26%) Advertising
10 9 (1.14%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.14%) Automotive
11 8 (1.01%) Military
12 7 (0.88%) Law
13 5 (0.63%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.51%) Local Government
15 3 (0.38%) Games
15 3 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
16 2 (0.25%) Electronics
16 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (13.13%) Middleware
2 30 (3.79%) Web Services
3 28 (3.54%) .NET
4 24 (3.03%) Oracle Fusion
5 19 (2.40%) XML
6 18 (2.27%) HTML
7 17 (2.15%) Rendezvous
7 17 (2.15%) XSLT
8 14 (1.77%) WebSphere MQ
9 8 (1.01%) J2EE
10 7 (0.88%) JSP
11 6 (0.76%) Java EE
11 6 (0.76%) Spring
11 6 (0.76%) ActiveMQ
11 6 (0.76%) Struts
11 6 (0.76%) Servlets
11 6 (0.76%) EJB
11 6 (0.76%) Hibernate
12 4 (0.51%) COM
13 3 (0.38%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 71 (8.96%) Enterprise Storage
2 60 (7.58%) Replication
3 28 (3.54%) Clustering
4 25 (3.16%) Management Information System
5 22 (2.78%) Human Factors
6 15 (1.89%) Open Source
6 15 (1.89%) PKI
7 12 (1.52%) Derivative
7 12 (1.52%) Mainframe
7 12 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (1.26%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.14%) FlexPod
10 8 (1.01%) Client/Server
11 6 (0.76%) Hedge funds
12 5 (0.63%) Thin Client
12 5 (0.63%) CLARiiON
12 5 (0.63%) Symmetrix
12 5 (0.63%) Fat Client
12 5 (0.63%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 368 (46.46%) Windows
2 248 (31.31%) Linux
3 111 (14.02%) Solaris
4 100 (12.63%) UNIX
5 36 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (4.17%) Oracle Linux
7 32 (4.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 31 (3.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 31 (3.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (2.53%) AIX
10 15 (1.89%) HPUX
10 15 (1.89%) Windows 7
10 15 (1.89%) Windows 8
11 10 (1.26%) Windows XP
12 8 (1.01%) zOS
13 7 (0.88%) SUSE
14 6 (0.76%) CentOS
14 6 (0.76%) OS/400
15 5 (0.63%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (22.10%) TOGAF
2 168 (21.21%) ITIL
3 71 (8.96%) Enterprise Architecture
4 58 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 57 (7.20%) Load Balancing
6 56 (7.07%) Performance Tuning
7 55 (6.94%) Migration
7 55 (6.94%) Project Management
8 52 (6.57%) Risk Management
9 51 (6.44%) Benchmarking
10 45 (5.68%) E-Commerce
10 45 (5.68%) Disaster Recovery
11 40 (5.05%) Service Delivery
12 39 (4.92%) SOA
13 37 (4.67%) PRINCE2
14 36 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
15 35 (4.42%) Zachman Framework
15 35 (4.42%) Infrastructure Management
16 31 (3.91%) Service Management
17 30 (3.79%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 135 (17.05%) SQL
2 36 (4.55%) Java
3 16 (2.02%) JavaScript
4 14 (1.77%) C
5 8 (1.01%) PHP
6 6 (0.76%) PowerShell
7 5 (0.63%) C#
8 2 (0.25%) Python
8 2 (0.25%) Perl
9 1 (0.13%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.13%) C++
9 1 (0.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 82 (10.35%) Security Cleared
2 75 (9.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 63 (7.95%) SC Cleared
4 46 (5.81%) MCSE
5 37 (4.67%) Degree
6 36 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
7 29 (3.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 27 (3.41%) CCNA
9 19 (2.40%) MCITP
10 14 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (1.64%) MCSA
12 12 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
13 10 (1.26%) VCAP
14 9 (1.14%) CCEE
15 8 (1.01%) DV Cleared
15 8 (1.01%) CCIE
16 7 (0.88%) MCP
16 7 (0.88%) CCNP
17 6 (0.76%) VCP5
17 6 (0.76%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.52%) COBIT
2 6 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.38%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.13%) QA
System Software
1 267 (33.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 184 (23.23%) Active Directory
3 85 (10.73%) Hyper-V
4 61 (7.70%) VMware ESX
5 50 (6.31%) NFS
6 46 (5.81%) XenApp
7 45 (5.68%) SRDF
8 39 (4.92%) Oracle RAC
9 36 (4.55%) vSphere
10 33 (4.17%) XenDesktop
11 20 (2.53%) Xen
12 14 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
13 10 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
14 9 (1.14%) vCloud
15 8 (1.01%) KVM
15 8 (1.01%) Terminal Services
16 4 (0.51%) RHEV
16 4 (0.51%) PowerHA
17 2 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
17 2 (0.25%) UAG
Systems Management
1 49 (6.19%) SCCM
2 32 (4.04%) SCOM
3 15 (1.89%) Tivoli
3 15 (1.89%) Data Guard
4 11 (1.39%) CA Spectrum
5 10 (1.26%) AppDNA
5 10 (1.26%) Puppet
5 10 (1.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 9 (1.14%) Backup Exec
7 6 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.51%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.38%) Cisco IPCC
9 3 (0.38%) OpenSSO
10 2 (0.25%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.25%) Hyperic
10 2 (0.25%) Capistrano
10 2 (0.25%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.25%) OpenView
11 1 (0.13%) Nagios
11 1 (0.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 340 (42.93%) VMware
2 256 (32.32%) Microsoft
3 188 (23.74%) Cisco
4 167 (21.09%) Citrix
5 162 (20.45%) Oracle
6 144 (18.18%) NetApp
7 127 (16.04%) EMC
8 120 (15.15%) IBM
9 103 (13.01%) HP
10 50 (6.31%) Intel
11 48 (6.06%) F5
12 45 (5.68%) Red Hat
13 27 (3.41%) Sybase
13 27 (3.41%) CA
14 20 (2.53%) Juniper
15 17 (2.15%) CheckPoint
15 17 (2.15%) TIBCO
15 17 (2.15%) DataSynapse
15 17 (2.15%) 29West
16 16 (2.02%) SAP
Southampton, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Nottingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
People Source
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
AIG EUROPE (UK) LIMITED
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent International
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£65k
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
England
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £85000.00 - £95000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benfits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £0.00 - £1 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago