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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 477 570 534
Rank change year-on-year
+93 -36
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 493 361 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.32% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.34% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 401 274 313
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £90,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £60,000 £56,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.19%

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
102508 106760 102483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83937 86285 85691
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 £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 30 March 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 30 March 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
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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 +89 463 £70,000 - 54
London +43 236 £75,000 - 16
South East +16 71 £62,500 -8.75% 13
Yorkshire +18 59 £60,000 -5.88% 10
West Yorkshire +14 53 £57,500 -17.85% 9
City of London -15 46 £77,500 +8.77% 4
Leeds +10 34 £62,500 -11.34% 7
Hampshire +12 29 £65,000 -13.33% 3
North West +29 26 £61,250 +16.66% 3
West Midlands -21 22 £62,500 +25.00% 5
South West -11 18 £100,000 +94.17% 2
Wales - 18 £67,500 -
Manchester +16 16 £60,000 +14.28% 1
East of England +11 13 £60,000 -11.11% 4
Bristol +4 13 £100,000 +90.47% 1
Berkshire -21 13 £66,000 +10.00% 3
Bradford - 13 £55,000 -
Andover - 13 £65,000 -
Coventry - 12 £60,000 - 2
South Wales - 11 £67,500 -
Buckinghamshire +7 10 £57,500 +35.29%
Milton Keynes +10 9 £57,500 +35.29%
Cambridgeshire +21 7 £41,250 -13.15% 1
Reading -14 7 £66,000 +10.00%
Swansea - 7 £67,500 -
West Wales - 7 £67,500 -
Bedfordshire +25 6 £50,000 -9.09%
Birmingham -13 6 £63,750 +24.39% 1
Caerphilly - 6 £70,000 -
Oxfordshire - 6 £58,750 - 3

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 528 (53.71%) Windows
2 409 (41.61%) VMware
3 376 (38.25%) Linux
4 332 (33.77%) SAN
5 322 (32.76%) VMware Infrastructure
6 268 (27.26%) Finance
7 267 (27.16%) Cisco
8 251 (25.53%) Oracle
9 227 (23.09%) Microsoft
10 214 (21.77%) WAN
11 213 (21.67%) EMC
12 211 (21.46%) Active Directory
13 199 (20.24%) LAN
13 199 (20.24%) SQL Server
14 198 (20.14%) UNIX
15 191 (19.43%) Citrix
16 190 (19.33%) Middleware
17 181 (18.41%) NetApp
18 177 (18.01%) IBM
19 171 (17.40%) TOGAF
20 167 (16.99%) Solaris
21 157 (15.97%) SQL
22 145 (14.75%) Hyper-V
23 144 (14.65%) NAS
24 143 (14.55%) ITIL
25 135 (13.73%) HP
26 114 (11.60%) Fibre Channel
26 114 (11.60%) WebSphere
27 109 (11.09%) Firewall
28 108 (10.99%) Banking

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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
1 114 (11.60%) WebSphere
2 94 (9.56%) IIS
3 91 (9.26%) Tomcat
4 82 (8.34%) Apache
5 76 (7.73%) SharePoint
6 62 (6.31%) Oracle Coherence
7 60 (6.10%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 58 (5.90%) MS Exchange
9 40 (4.07%) WebLogic
10 33 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2010
11 32 (3.26%) Lync
12 17 (1.73%) Office Communications Server
13 16 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
14 15 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
15 10 (1.02%) OpenStack
15 10 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
16 8 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 8 (0.81%) JBoss
17 7 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
18 6 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 63 (6.41%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.12%) MS Visio
2 11 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 44 (4.48%) RMDS
2 9 (0.92%) Dynamics GP
3 6 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.10%) Magento
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (4.27%) SaaS
2 40 (4.07%) Office 365
3 37 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (1.83%) IaaS
6 17 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (1.02%) PaaS
8 8 (0.81%) Google Apps
8 8 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (0.81%) Amazon S3
9 7 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (0.61%) ElastiCache
10 6 (0.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 6 (0.61%) Amazon ELB
10 6 (0.61%) CloudFront
10 6 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 3 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.20%) Amazon Glacier
12 2 (0.20%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 332 (33.77%) SAN
2 214 (21.77%) WAN
3 199 (20.24%) LAN
4 144 (14.65%) NAS
5 114 (11.60%) Fibre Channel
6 109 (11.09%) Firewall
7 95 (9.66%) Multicast
8 94 (9.56%) FCoE
9 62 (6.31%) HTTP
10 55 (5.60%) DNS
11 49 (4.98%) Internet
12 38 (3.87%) iSCSI
13 28 (2.85%) VPN
14 25 (2.54%) WLAN
14 25 (2.54%) Wireless
15 23 (2.34%) DHCP
16 20 (2.03%) SSL
17 19 (1.93%) TCP/IP
18 17 (1.73%) MPLS
19 14 (1.42%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (20.24%) SQL Server
2 81 (8.24%) DB2
3 54 (5.49%) Oracle Exadata
4 52 (5.29%) Oracle Database
5 49 (4.98%) MySQL
6 44 (4.48%) Hadoop
6 44 (4.48%) HBase
7 36 (3.66%) Relational Database
8 34 (3.46%) RDBMS
9 23 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
10 17 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (1.32%) NoSQL
12 10 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
14 8 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
15 7 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
16 6 (0.61%) OLTP
17 5 (0.51%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (1.02%) Subversion
2 9 (0.92%) JIRA
3 1 (0.10%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.10%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.10%) Ant
General
1 268 (27.26%) Finance
2 108 (10.99%) Banking
3 66 (6.71%) Retail
4 44 (4.48%) Telecoms
5 31 (3.15%) Law
5 31 (3.15%) Legal
6 26 (2.64%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.32%) Marketing
8 12 (1.22%) Investment Banking
8 12 (1.22%) Advertising
9 11 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (0.81%) Back Office
11 7 (0.71%) Local Government
12 6 (0.61%) Electronics
13 5 (0.51%) International Banking
14 4 (0.41%) French Language
14 4 (0.41%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.41%) Publishing
15 3 (0.31%) Games
15 3 (0.31%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (19.33%) Middleware
2 47 (4.78%) XML
3 45 (4.58%) HTML
4 44 (4.48%) XSLT
4 44 (4.48%) Rendezvous
5 38 (3.87%) WebSphere MQ
6 20 (2.03%) Web Services
7 12 (1.22%) Oracle Fusion
8 9 (0.92%) .NET
9 7 (0.71%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (0.51%) JSON
10 5 (0.51%) COM
10 5 (0.51%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 4 (0.41%) Java EE
12 3 (0.31%) J2EE
12 3 (0.31%) RabbitMQ
13 2 (0.20%) REST
13 2 (0.20%) SOAP
13 2 (0.20%) SAML
14 1 (0.10%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 74 (7.53%) Mainframe
2 60 (6.10%) Clustering
3 47 (4.78%) Management Information System
4 42 (4.27%) Open Source
5 38 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
6 37 (3.76%) Replication
7 32 (3.26%) FlexPod
8 31 (3.15%) Enterprise Storage
9 29 (2.95%) IBM Mainframe
9 29 (2.95%) Tandem
10 23 (2.34%) Computer Science
10 23 (2.34%) Public Cloud
11 16 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
12 14 (1.42%) Private Cloud
13 8 (0.81%) Blackberry
14 7 (0.71%) Data Structures
15 6 (0.61%) Mobile App
15 6 (0.61%) DTV
15 6 (0.61%) CMDB
16 5 (0.51%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 528 (53.71%) Windows
2 376 (38.25%) Linux
3 198 (20.14%) UNIX
4 167 (16.99%) Solaris
5 61 (6.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 59 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 58 (5.90%) AIX
8 49 (4.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 41 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 40 (4.07%) HPUX
11 34 (3.46%) SUSE
12 31 (3.15%) OS/400
12 31 (3.15%) zOS
13 13 (1.32%) Windows 7
13 13 (1.32%) Oracle Linux
14 9 (0.92%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.61%) Windows XP
15 6 (0.61%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (17.40%) TOGAF
2 143 (14.55%) ITIL
3 107 (10.89%) Performance Tuning
4 102 (10.38%) Benchmarking
4 102 (10.38%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (8.95%) Technical Architecture
6 83 (8.44%) Migration
6 83 (8.44%) Project Management
7 79 (8.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 78 (7.93%) Enterprise Architecture
9 74 (7.53%) Service Management
10 68 (6.92%) Risk Management
11 67 (6.82%) Load Balancing
11 67 (6.82%) Mentoring
12 58 (5.90%) Disaster Recovery
13 56 (5.70%) Coaching
14 53 (5.39%) Business Continuity
15 48 (4.88%) Problem Management
16 44 (4.48%) Infrastructure Management
17 36 (3.66%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 157 (15.97%) SQL
2 68 (6.92%) Java
3 45 (4.58%) JavaScript
4 17 (1.73%) PowerShell
5 12 (1.22%) C
6 10 (1.02%) Bash Shell
6 10 (1.02%) Ruby
7 6 (0.61%) Python
8 4 (0.41%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.20%) VBScript
9 2 (0.20%) Perl
9 2 (0.20%) PHP
10 1 (0.10%) C#
10 1 (0.10%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.10%) VB
10 1 (0.10%) Jython
Qualifications
1 85 (8.65%) Degree
2 72 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 56 (5.70%) SC Cleared
4 47 (4.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 45 (4.58%) DV Cleared
6 37 (3.76%) Cisco Certification
7 34 (3.46%) MCSE
8 31 (3.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 23 (2.34%) CCNA
10 17 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
11 16 (1.63%) CCNP
12 13 (1.32%) MCSA
13 12 (1.22%) CCA
13 12 (1.22%) Citrix Certification
14 11 (1.12%) CCEA
15 10 (1.02%) MCSD
16 9 (0.92%) CCDP
17 8 (0.81%) VCP5
18 6 (0.61%) MCITP
19 5 (0.51%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.03%) QA
2 18 (1.83%) SLA
3 4 (0.41%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.41%) COBIT
4 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 322 (32.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 211 (21.46%) Active Directory
3 145 (14.75%) Hyper-V
4 96 (9.77%) NFS
5 94 (9.56%) SRDF
6 71 (7.22%) KVM
7 58 (5.90%) Oracle RAC
8 47 (4.78%) vSphere
9 39 (3.97%) XenApp
10 27 (2.75%) Xen
11 18 (1.83%) VMware ESX
12 13 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
12 13 (1.32%) XenDesktop
13 11 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
14 9 (0.92%) Terminal Services
15 8 (0.81%) XenServer
16 7 (0.71%) GlusterFS
17 5 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 4 (0.41%) Forefront TMG
19 3 (0.31%) UAG
Systems Management
1 43 (4.37%) Tivoli
2 36 (3.66%) SCCM
3 26 (2.64%) Puppet
4 24 (2.44%) SCOM
5 14 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (1.42%) Ansible
6 11 (1.12%) Cobbler
7 9 (0.92%) Nagios
7 9 (0.92%) OpenView
8 8 (0.81%) Data Guard
9 7 (0.71%) Hyperic
10 6 (0.61%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.31%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.20%) ARCserve
13 1 (0.10%) WSUS
13 1 (0.10%) CA Single Sign-On
13 1 (0.10%) MOM
13 1 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 1 (0.10%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 409 (41.61%) VMware
2 267 (27.16%) Cisco
3 251 (25.53%) Oracle
4 227 (23.09%) Microsoft
5 213 (21.67%) EMC
6 191 (19.43%) Citrix
7 181 (18.41%) NetApp
8 177 (18.01%) IBM
9 135 (13.73%) HP
10 95 (9.66%) Intel
11 67 (6.82%) Red Hat
12 55 (5.60%) CheckPoint
13 45 (4.58%) Sybase
14 44 (4.48%) TIBCO
14 44 (4.48%) DataSynapse
14 44 (4.48%) 29West
15 42 (4.27%) Juniper
16 40 (4.07%) CA
17 39 (3.97%) Symantec
18 38 (3.87%) BMC
Oxfordshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Great Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bens inc car/allowance
Posted: 3 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EarthStream Global
Salary: Up to £95,000 per annum + uncapped bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
set2recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum £DOE + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000- £80,000 Plus attractive package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: TO £65K
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £40000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £75000 - £105000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
LEXSTRA
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50 000 - £85 000 (+ superb package!!!)
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago