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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 471 608 536
Rank change year-on-year
+137 -72
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 507 347 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.29% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.31% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 404 266 344
Average salary £67,500 £70,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,100 £47,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £92,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
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 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +114 490 £67,500 -3.57% 50
London +85 231 £75,000 -3.84% 21
South East +43 82 £60,000 -12.40% 11
Yorkshire +35 75 £60,000 -7.69% 2
West Yorkshire +43 66 £60,000 -14.28% 2
Leeds +27 49 £65,000 -7.14% 1
City of London +30 48 £75,000 -3.53% 4
North West +38 27 £62,500 +19.04% 2
East of England +25 27 £62,500 -7.40% 1
West Midlands -22 25 £62,500 +8.69% 4
South West -10 22 £100,000 +90.47% 4
Hampshire -5 20 £60,000 -20.00% 3
Cambridgeshire +27 18 £65,000 +36.84% 1
Berkshire -4 18 £66,250 +10.41% 3
Manchester +21 17 £60,000 +14.28% 2
Buckinghamshire +6 12 £60,000 -
Coventry -11 12 £60,000 -14.28%
Gloucestershire - 12 £57,500 - 2
Milton Keynes -1 11 £60,000 +41.17%
Bradford - 11 £55,000 -
Surrey +10 10 £62,500 -16.66% 2
Wales +6 10 £62,500 +56.25%
Bristol +1 10 £100,000 +90.47% 1
West Sussex - 10 £45,000 -
Cambridge +22 9 £65,000 +36.84% 1
Peterborough +5 9 £41,250 +21.32%
Reading -3 7 £62,500 +13.63%
Birmingham -14 7 £62,500 +19.04% 2
Haywards Heath - 7 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire - 7 £60,000 - 2

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 498 (51.55%) Windows
2 402 (41.61%) VMware
3 394 (40.79%) Linux
4 341 (35.30%) SAN
5 316 (32.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 274 (28.36%) Finance
7 272 (28.16%) Cisco
8 266 (27.54%) Oracle
9 224 (23.19%) WAN
10 220 (22.77%) EMC
11 216 (22.36%) Active Directory
12 210 (21.74%) Microsoft
13 203 (21.01%) LAN
14 195 (20.19%) NetApp
14 195 (20.19%) SQL Server
15 184 (19.05%) Middleware
16 181 (18.74%) Citrix
17 178 (18.43%) Solaris
18 176 (18.22%) UNIX
19 165 (17.08%) TOGAF
20 160 (16.56%) NAS
21 155 (16.05%) SQL
22 154 (15.94%) IBM
23 141 (14.60%) ITIL
24 133 (13.77%) Hyper-V
25 125 (12.94%) Fibre Channel
26 123 (12.73%) HP
27 119 (12.32%) WebSphere
28 117 (12.11%) Agile Software Development
29 115 (11.90%) Performance Tuning

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 119 (12.32%) WebSphere
2 99 (10.25%) Tomcat
3 94 (9.73%) IIS
3 94 (9.73%) Apache
4 74 (7.66%) Oracle Coherence
5 72 (7.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 65 (6.73%) SharePoint
7 55 (5.69%) MS Exchange
8 33 (3.42%) WebLogic
9 30 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2010
10 28 (2.90%) Lync
11 15 (1.55%) Office Communications Server
12 14 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
13 13 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
14 10 (1.04%) OpenStack
15 9 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
16 8 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
16 8 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 5 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
17 5 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 59 (6.11%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.14%) MS Visio
3 9 (0.93%) MS Office
4 1 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 52 (5.38%) RMDS
2 9 (0.93%) Dynamics GP
3 5 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.10%) Magento
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (4.14%) SaaS
1 40 (4.14%) Office 365
2 38 (3.93%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (1.66%) IaaS
5 12 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (1.04%) PaaS
6 10 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.83%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.72%) Mimecast
9 6 (0.62%) CloudFront
9 6 (0.62%) Google Apps
9 6 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 6 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
9 6 (0.62%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 3 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.21%) Amazon Glacier
11 2 (0.21%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 341 (35.30%) SAN
2 224 (23.19%) WAN
3 203 (21.01%) LAN
4 160 (16.56%) NAS
5 125 (12.94%) Fibre Channel
6 106 (10.97%) FCoE
6 106 (10.97%) Multicast
7 102 (10.56%) Firewall
8 74 (7.66%) HTTP
9 53 (5.49%) DNS
10 46 (4.76%) iSCSI
11 26 (2.69%) WLAN
12 25 (2.59%) VPN
12 25 (2.59%) Internet
13 21 (2.17%) SSL
14 19 (1.97%) TCP/IP
14 19 (1.97%) DHCP
15 18 (1.86%) MPLS
15 18 (1.86%) Wireless
16 13 (1.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (20.19%) SQL Server
2 84 (8.70%) DB2
3 61 (6.31%) MySQL
4 57 (5.90%) Oracle Database
5 56 (5.80%) Oracle Exadata
6 52 (5.38%) HBase
6 52 (5.38%) Hadoop
7 33 (3.42%) Relational Database
8 31 (3.21%) RDBMS
9 30 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
10 17 (1.76%) NoSQL
11 15 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (0.93%) OLTP
12 9 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
14 7 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
16 5 (0.52%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (1.04%) Subversion
2 9 (0.93%) JIRA
3 1 (0.10%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.10%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.10%) Ant
General
1 274 (28.36%) Finance
2 104 (10.77%) Banking
3 61 (6.31%) Retail
4 43 (4.45%) Telecoms
5 31 (3.21%) Legal
6 30 (3.11%) Law
7 19 (1.97%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.45%) Investment Banking
9 12 (1.24%) Marketing
9 12 (1.24%) Advertising
10 11 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (0.83%) Back Office
12 7 (0.72%) Local Government
13 6 (0.62%) International Banking
14 5 (0.52%) Electronics
15 4 (0.41%) Publishing
16 3 (0.31%) Games
16 3 (0.31%) Financial Institution
17 2 (0.21%) French Language
17 2 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (19.05%) Middleware
2 53 (5.49%) HTML
2 53 (5.49%) XML
3 52 (5.38%) XSLT
3 52 (5.38%) Rendezvous
3 52 (5.38%) Ultra Messaging
4 37 (3.83%) WebSphere MQ
5 29 (3.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 21 (2.17%) Web Services
7 18 (1.86%) Oracle Fusion
8 10 (1.04%) .NET
9 6 (0.62%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (0.52%) COM
10 5 (0.52%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 4 (0.41%) Java EE
12 3 (0.31%) J2EE
12 3 (0.31%) RabbitMQ
13 2 (0.21%) REST
13 2 (0.21%) SOAP
13 2 (0.21%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 61 (6.31%) Mainframe
2 51 (5.28%) Clustering
3 46 (4.76%) Open Source
4 42 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 37 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
6 36 (3.73%) Enterprise Storage
7 31 (3.21%) FlexPod
8 29 (3.00%) Replication
9 22 (2.28%) Public Cloud
10 21 (2.17%) Computer Science
11 20 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
12 14 (1.45%) Private Cloud
13 13 (1.35%) BYOD
14 9 (0.93%) IBM Mainframe
14 9 (0.93%) Tandem
15 8 (0.83%) Blackberry
16 7 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
17 6 (0.62%) Data Integration
17 6 (0.62%) Mobile App
17 6 (0.62%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 498 (51.55%) Windows
2 394 (40.79%) Linux
3 178 (18.43%) Solaris
4 176 (18.22%) UNIX
5 62 (6.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 52 (5.38%) AIX
7 48 (4.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 40 (4.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 38 (3.93%) HPUX
10 32 (3.31%) SUSE
11 30 (3.11%) Windows Server 2003
12 29 (3.00%) OS/400
12 29 (3.00%) zOS
13 18 (1.86%) Oracle Linux
14 15 (1.55%) Windows 7
15 10 (1.04%) Windows 8
16 7 (0.72%) Mac OS
17 6 (0.62%) Windows XP
18 4 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
19 3 (0.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (17.08%) TOGAF
2 141 (14.60%) ITIL
3 117 (12.11%) Agile Software Development
4 115 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
5 110 (11.39%) Benchmarking
6 88 (9.11%) Migration
7 87 (9.01%) Technical Architecture
8 81 (8.39%) Project Management
9 79 (8.18%) Risk Management
10 78 (8.07%) Service Management
11 75 (7.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 75 (7.76%) Enterprise Architecture
12 68 (7.04%) Load Balancing
13 66 (6.83%) Mentoring
14 58 (6.00%) Business Continuity
15 52 (5.38%) Disaster Recovery
15 52 (5.38%) Coaching
16 42 (4.35%) PRINCE2
17 41 (4.24%) Infrastructure Management
18 35 (3.62%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 155 (16.05%) SQL
2 78 (8.07%) Java
3 53 (5.49%) JavaScript
4 22 (2.28%) PowerShell
5 15 (1.55%) C
6 9 (0.93%) Bash Shell
7 8 (0.83%) Ruby
8 6 (0.62%) Python
9 4 (0.41%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.21%) Perl
10 2 (0.21%) VBScript
11 1 (0.10%) VB
11 1 (0.10%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.10%) PHP
11 1 (0.10%) Jython
Qualifications
1 78 (8.07%) Degree
2 74 (7.66%) Security Cleared
3 53 (5.49%) SC Cleared
4 46 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 41 (4.24%) DV Cleared
6 36 (3.73%) MCSE
7 34 (3.52%) Cisco Certification
8 26 (2.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 22 (2.28%) CCNA
10 18 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
11 17 (1.76%) CCNP
12 12 (1.24%) CCA
12 12 (1.24%) Citrix Certification
13 11 (1.14%) CCEA
14 10 (1.04%) MCSD
15 9 (0.93%) MCSA
15 9 (0.93%) CCDP
16 8 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 6 (0.62%) MCITP
17 6 (0.62%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (1.86%) SLA
2 17 (1.76%) QA
3 5 (0.52%) COBIT
4 4 (0.41%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 316 (32.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 216 (22.36%) Active Directory
3 133 (13.77%) Hyper-V
4 107 (11.08%) NFS
5 106 (10.97%) SRDF
6 71 (7.35%) KVM
7 68 (7.04%) Oracle RAC
8 40 (4.14%) vSphere
9 34 (3.52%) XenApp
9 34 (3.52%) Xen
10 31 (3.21%) VMware ESX
11 15 (1.55%) Microsoft App-V
12 13 (1.35%) Terminal Services
13 10 (1.04%) XenDesktop
14 8 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
15 7 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 6 (0.62%) XenServer
16 6 (0.62%) GlusterFS
17 3 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
17 3 (0.31%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 43 (4.45%) Tivoli
2 37 (3.83%) SCCM
3 32 (3.31%) Puppet
4 22 (2.28%) SCOM
5 17 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (1.55%) Cobbler
7 14 (1.45%) Ansible
8 11 (1.14%) Hyperic
9 9 (0.93%) Nagios
9 9 (0.93%) OpenView
10 7 (0.72%) Data Guard
11 4 (0.41%) SCOrch
12 3 (0.31%) NetBackup
13 2 (0.21%) ARCserve
14 1 (0.10%) CA Single Sign-On
14 1 (0.10%) Oracle RMAN
14 1 (0.10%) WSUS
14 1 (0.10%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 402 (41.61%) VMware
2 272 (28.16%) Cisco
3 266 (27.54%) Oracle
4 220 (22.77%) EMC
5 210 (21.74%) Microsoft
6 195 (20.19%) NetApp
7 181 (18.74%) Citrix
8 154 (15.94%) IBM
9 123 (12.73%) HP
10 108 (11.18%) Intel
11 65 (6.73%) Red Hat
12 53 (5.49%) Sybase
13 52 (5.38%) TIBCO
13 52 (5.38%) DataSynapse
14 49 (5.07%) CheckPoint
15 42 (4.35%) Symantec
16 38 (3.93%) CA
17 37 (3.83%) BMC
18 36 (3.73%) Juniper
19 34 (3.52%) Brocade
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £60k - 75k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50 000 - £85 000 (+ superb package!!!)
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
set2recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum £DOE + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000- £80,000 Plus attractive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Great Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £74000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £645.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Accudo Solutions Ltd
Salary: Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45000 - 70000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago