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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 500 584 535
Rank change year-on-year
+84 -49
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 439 349 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.30% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.31% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 355 278 318
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £95,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +13.63%

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +92 433 £70,000 - 43
London +66 198 £77,500 +3.33% 11
South East +21 76 £60,000 -4.00% 10
Yorkshire +33 66 £60,000 -4.00% 6
West Yorkshire +43 59 £61,250 -12.50% 2
Leeds +33 50 £63,750 -8.92% 1
East of England +31 40 £63,750 -5.55% 5
City of London +26 34 £77,500 +12.31% 2
Cambridgeshire +37 28 £65,000 +91.17% 5
North West +21 23 £62,500 +8.69% 3
South West +1 23 £80,750 +46.81% 5
Manchester +33 17 £60,000 +20.00% 2
West Sussex - 17 £45,000 - 1
Berkshire +5 16 £70,000 +16.66%
West Midlands -16 15 £60,000 -7.69% 1
Cambridge - 15 £65,000 - 3
Surrey +24 14 £62,500 -13.79% 4
Peterborough +12 13 £41,250 +21.32%
Gloucestershire - 13 £57,500 - 1
Hampshire -12 11 £55,000 -24.13% 3
Haywards Heath - 11 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire +22 9 £60,000 -13.04%
Bristol +2 9 £100,000 +81.81% 3
Buckinghamshire +1 9 £61,250 +2.08% 1
Milton Keynes - 9 £61,250 - 1
Egham - 8 - - 3
Ipswich - 7 £62,500 -
Suffolk - 7 £62,500 -
North Yorkshire +20 6 £45,500 +13.75% 1
Bedfordshire +17 6 - -

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 481 (52.06%) Windows
2 401 (43.40%) Linux
3 395 (42.75%) VMware
4 350 (37.88%) SAN
5 311 (33.66%) VMware Infrastructure
6 283 (30.63%) Oracle
7 281 (30.41%) Cisco
8 263 (28.46%) Finance
9 234 (25.32%) EMC
10 227 (24.57%) WAN
11 216 (23.38%) NetApp
12 200 (21.65%) LAN
12 200 (21.65%) SQL Server
13 195 (21.10%) Microsoft
14 194 (21.00%) Active Directory
15 191 (20.67%) Middleware
16 190 (20.56%) Solaris
17 179 (19.37%) NAS
18 170 (18.40%) Citrix
19 161 (17.42%) SQL
20 160 (17.32%) IBM
21 151 (16.34%) UNIX
22 150 (16.23%) TOGAF
23 138 (14.94%) Fibre Channel
24 135 (14.61%) Hyper-V
24 135 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
25 132 (14.29%) WebSphere
26 129 (13.96%) ITIL
27 127 (13.74%) Performance Tuning
28 125 (13.53%) Intel

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 132 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 106 (11.47%) Tomcat
3 103 (11.15%) Apache
3 103 (11.15%) IIS
4 92 (9.96%) Oracle Coherence
5 90 (9.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 58 (6.28%) SharePoint
7 56 (6.06%) MS Exchange
8 29 (3.14%) WebLogic
9 27 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2010
10 23 (2.49%) Lync
11 14 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
12 13 (1.41%) Office Communications Server
13 11 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
14 9 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
15 8 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 7 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
16 7 (0.76%) OpenStack
17 3 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
17 3 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 54 (5.84%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.08%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.76%) MS Office
4 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 66 (7.14%) RMDS
2 13 (1.41%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.22%) Magento
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (4.22%) Office 365
3 35 (3.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 34 (3.68%) SaaS
5 13 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
5 13 (1.41%) IaaS
6 8 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (0.87%) Amazon S3
6 8 (0.87%) PaaS
7 7 (0.76%) Mimecast
8 6 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (0.65%) CloudFront
8 6 (0.65%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 6 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.22%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.22%) Route 53
10 2 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.22%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 350 (37.88%) SAN
2 227 (24.57%) WAN
3 200 (21.65%) LAN
4 179 (19.37%) NAS
5 138 (14.94%) Fibre Channel
6 123 (13.31%) Multicast
6 123 (13.31%) FCoE
7 92 (9.96%) Firewall
7 92 (9.96%) HTTP
8 51 (5.52%) iSCSI
9 46 (4.98%) DNS
10 29 (3.14%) VPN
11 23 (2.49%) WLAN
12 21 (2.27%) TCP/IP
13 18 (1.95%) MPLS
14 14 (1.52%) Unified Communications
15 13 (1.41%) NetScaler
15 13 (1.41%) VLAN
15 13 (1.41%) FTP
16 12 (1.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (21.65%) SQL Server
2 91 (9.85%) DB2
3 66 (7.14%) Hadoop
3 66 (7.14%) HBase
4 59 (6.39%) Oracle Database
5 56 (6.06%) MySQL
6 55 (5.95%) Oracle Exadata
7 36 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
8 31 (3.35%) Relational Database
9 29 (3.14%) RDBMS
10 16 (1.73%) NoSQL
11 13 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 13 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (1.41%) OLTP
12 12 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
14 6 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (0.65%) Riak
14 6 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
15 5 (0.54%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 15 (1.62%) Subversion
2 13 (1.41%) JIRA
3 2 (0.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.22%) Ant
General
1 263 (28.46%) Finance
2 102 (11.04%) Banking
3 58 (6.28%) Retail
4 41 (4.44%) Telecoms
5 32 (3.46%) Legal
6 28 (3.03%) Law
7 16 (1.73%) Manufacturing
7 16 (1.73%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (0.97%) Marketing
10 8 (0.87%) Back Office
11 7 (0.76%) Local Government
12 6 (0.65%) International Banking
12 6 (0.65%) Advertising
12 6 (0.65%) Publishing
13 5 (0.54%) Games
14 3 (0.32%) Electronics
14 3 (0.32%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.11%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (20.67%) Middleware
2 66 (7.14%) Ultra Messaging
2 66 (7.14%) Rendezvous
2 66 (7.14%) HTML
2 66 (7.14%) XML
2 66 (7.14%) XSLT
3 36 (3.90%) WebSphere MQ
4 28 (3.03%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 22 (2.38%) Oracle Fusion
6 17 (1.84%) Web Services
7 8 (0.87%) .NET
8 5 (0.54%) COM
9 3 (0.32%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 3 (0.32%) J2EE
9 3 (0.32%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (0.22%) JSON
10 2 (0.22%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (0.22%) SAML
11 1 (0.11%) scikit-learn
11 1 (0.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 60 (6.49%) Mainframe
2 43 (4.65%) Enterprise Storage
3 42 (4.55%) Open Source
4 39 (4.22%) Clustering
5 37 (4.00%) Management Information System
6 31 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
7 30 (3.25%) FlexPod
8 23 (2.49%) Computer Science
9 20 (2.16%) Replication
10 18 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (1.73%) Public Cloud
12 12 (1.30%) BYOD
13 11 (1.19%) Private Cloud
14 9 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
15 8 (0.87%) Blackberry
16 6 (0.65%) Data Integration
16 6 (0.65%) Mobile App
16 6 (0.65%) GIS
17 4 (0.43%) EqualLogic
17 4 (0.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 481 (52.06%) Windows
2 401 (43.40%) Linux
3 190 (20.56%) Solaris
4 151 (16.34%) UNIX
5 63 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 49 (5.30%) AIX
7 44 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 35 (3.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 35 (3.79%) HPUX
9 31 (3.35%) SUSE
10 28 (3.03%) zOS
10 28 (3.03%) OS/400
11 22 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
12 21 (2.27%) Oracle Linux
13 14 (1.52%) Windows 7
14 8 (0.87%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.65%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.65%) Windows XP
16 4 (0.43%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (16.23%) TOGAF
2 135 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (13.96%) ITIL
4 127 (13.74%) Performance Tuning
5 123 (13.31%) Benchmarking
6 87 (9.42%) Risk Management
7 85 (9.20%) Migration
8 82 (8.87%) Technical Architecture
9 78 (8.44%) Project Management
10 74 (8.01%) Service Management
10 74 (8.01%) Stakeholder Management
11 71 (7.68%) Enterprise Architecture
12 66 (7.14%) Mentoring
13 62 (6.71%) Business Continuity
14 60 (6.49%) Load Balancing
15 51 (5.52%) Disaster Recovery
16 46 (4.98%) Coaching
17 36 (3.90%) Infrastructure Management
18 35 (3.79%) PRINCE2
19 32 (3.46%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 161 (17.42%) SQL
2 83 (8.98%) Java
3 66 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 25 (2.71%) PowerShell
5 15 (1.62%) C
6 13 (1.41%) Bash Shell
7 5 (0.54%) Python
8 4 (0.43%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.32%) Ruby
10 2 (0.22%) Jython
10 2 (0.22%) VBScript
10 2 (0.22%) Perl
10 2 (0.22%) PHP
11 1 (0.11%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 77 (8.33%) Degree
2 75 (8.12%) Security Cleared
3 53 (5.74%) SC Cleared
4 43 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 40 (4.33%) DV Cleared
6 32 (3.46%) MCSE
7 28 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 18 (1.95%) CCNA
10 16 (1.73%) CCNP
11 14 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (1.41%) CCA
12 13 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
13 12 (1.30%) CCEA
14 10 (1.08%) MCSD
15 9 (0.97%) CCDP
15 9 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 7 (0.76%) MCSA
16 7 (0.76%) ISEB
17 6 (0.65%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.62%) SLA
2 9 (0.97%) COBIT
3 5 (0.54%) QA
4 3 (0.32%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 311 (33.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 194 (21.00%) Active Directory
3 135 (14.61%) Hyper-V
4 123 (13.31%) NFS
4 123 (13.31%) SRDF
5 81 (8.77%) Oracle RAC
6 74 (8.01%) KVM
7 43 (4.65%) Xen
8 39 (4.22%) VMware ESX
9 36 (3.90%) vSphere
10 31 (3.35%) XenApp
11 14 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
12 13 (1.41%) Terminal Services
13 9 (0.97%) XenDesktop
14 7 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
14 7 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.54%) XenServer
16 3 (0.32%) EMC RecoverPoint
17 2 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
17 2 (0.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 42 (4.55%) Tivoli
2 36 (3.90%) Puppet
2 36 (3.90%) SCCM
3 25 (2.71%) SCOM
4 21 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (1.62%) Cobbler
5 15 (1.62%) Ansible
6 13 (1.41%) Nagios
6 13 (1.41%) OpenView
7 12 (1.30%) Hyperic
8 4 (0.43%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.32%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.22%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.22%) ARCserve
11 1 (0.11%) CA Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 395 (42.75%) VMware
2 283 (30.63%) Oracle
3 281 (30.41%) Cisco
4 234 (25.32%) EMC
5 216 (23.38%) NetApp
6 195 (21.10%) Microsoft
7 170 (18.40%) Citrix
8 160 (17.32%) IBM
9 125 (13.53%) Intel
10 123 (13.31%) HP
11 66 (7.14%) DataSynapse
11 66 (7.14%) TIBCO
11 66 (7.14%) Sybase
11 66 (7.14%) Red Hat
12 45 (4.87%) CheckPoint
13 42 (4.55%) Symantec
14 37 (4.00%) CA
15 36 (3.90%) BMC
16 35 (3.79%) Juniper
17 31 (3.35%) Brocade
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum 25% bonus + benefits + pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50 000 - £85 000 (+ superb package!!!)
Posted: 3 days ago
Egham, Surrey
The Resourcing Hub
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum Call to Discuss- on 020 8898 4567.
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: Excellent Salary and Package
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
set2recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum £DOE + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Egham, Surrey
The Resourcing Hub
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum Call to discuss on 020 8898 4567
Posted: 3 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Egham, Surrey
The Resourcing Hub
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum Call to discuss on 020 8898 4567
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes
Streamline Connections
Salary: £65000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Orgtel
Salary: £450 - £525 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Unrivaled Package + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000- £85,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago
East Midlands
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000- £85,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago
North West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000- £85,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago