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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 484 513 515
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 502 433 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.40% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.42% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 410 336 342
Average salary £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,650 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £80,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,250 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+0.45% -8.33%

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
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 £26,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +32 490 £60,000 -4.00% 43
London +55 192 £75,000 +7.14% 10
South East -30 82 £60,000 -7.69% 8
Yorkshire -13 51 £55,000 - 10
North West +12 49 £53,750 -2.27% 2
City of London +26 43 £80,000 +10.34% 2
East of England +10 41 £55,000 -8.33%
Berkshire -1 39 £59,500 -8.46% 2
South West -7 27 £57,500 +9.52% 3
West Midlands -14 27 £60,000 +14.28% 8
Manchester -6 26 £50,000 - 2
West Yorkshire -17 26 £50,000 -20.00% 8
Cheshire +4 22 £57,500 +2.22%
South Yorkshire -4 20 £55,000 -
Sheffield -1 18 £55,000 -
Surrey -15 18 £70,000 -6.66% 1
Hampshire -30 17 £60,000 -14.28% 2
Leeds -11 14 £50,000 -20.00% 5
East Midlands +31 13 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Bracknell -13 13 £53,050 -3.54% 2
Warwickshire +6 11 £63,500 +18.13%
Essex +1 11 £50,000 -41.17%
Bradford -1 11 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Birmingham -16 10 £60,000 +14.28% 6
Andover - 10 £60,000 - 2
Gloucestershire - 10 £55,000 -
Reading -6 9 £60,000 -7.69%
Ipswich - 9 £55,000 -
Knutsford - 9 £65,000 -
Suffolk - 9 £55,000 -

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 489 (52.81%) Windows
2 403 (43.52%) VMware
3 321 (34.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 289 (31.21%) Linux
5 283 (30.56%) Microsoft
6 260 (28.08%) Cisco
7 257 (27.75%) SAN
8 218 (23.54%) Finance
9 214 (23.11%) ITIL
10 210 (22.68%) Citrix
10 210 (22.68%) Active Directory
11 193 (20.84%) IBM
12 191 (20.63%) WAN
13 188 (20.30%) TOGAF
14 183 (19.76%) LAN
15 177 (19.11%) NetApp
16 175 (18.90%) EMC
17 173 (18.68%) SQL Server
18 151 (16.31%) Oracle
19 146 (15.77%) HP
19 146 (15.77%) UNIX
20 144 (15.55%) SQL
21 142 (15.33%) NAS
22 130 (14.04%) Middleware
23 129 (13.93%) Hyper-V
24 119 (12.85%) Firewall
25 115 (12.42%) Solaris
26 107 (11.56%) Load Balancing
27 87 (9.40%) IIS
28 86 (9.29%) Enterprise Architecture

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 87 (9.40%) IIS
2 84 (9.07%) SharePoint
3 67 (7.24%) WebSphere
4 54 (5.83%) Apache
5 52 (5.62%) Tomcat
6 45 (4.86%) MS Exchange
7 37 (4.00%) WebLogic
8 31 (3.35%) Lync
9 20 (2.16%) Oracle Coherence
9 20 (2.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 19 (2.05%) Office Communications Server
11 18 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
12 11 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
13 9 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
14 8 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
14 8 (0.86%) CMS
14 8 (0.86%) IBM Notes
15 7 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 7 (0.76%) OpenStack
16 6 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 66 (7.13%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.84%) MS Visio
2 17 (1.84%) MS Office
3 2 (0.22%) MS Project
4 1 (0.11%) Revit
Business Applications
1 19 (2.05%) RMDS
2 7 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.22%) Compiere
4 2 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.11%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 41 (4.43%) SaaS
2 40 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (3.56%) Office 365
4 30 (3.24%) IaaS
5 28 (3.02%) Amazon AWS
6 22 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (1.94%) PaaS
8 10 (1.08%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.22%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 257 (27.75%) SAN
2 191 (20.63%) WAN
3 183 (19.76%) LAN
4 142 (15.33%) NAS
5 119 (12.85%) Firewall
6 76 (8.21%) Internet
7 69 (7.45%) Fibre Channel
8 55 (5.94%) FCoE
9 51 (5.51%) Multicast
10 49 (5.29%) DNS
11 45 (4.86%) VPN
12 35 (3.78%) Wireless
13 26 (2.81%) VLAN
13 26 (2.81%) TCP/IP
14 24 (2.59%) Unified Communications
15 23 (2.48%) DHCP
16 22 (2.38%) MPLS
17 21 (2.27%) SSL
17 21 (2.27%) HTTP
17 21 (2.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (18.68%) SQL Server
2 43 (4.64%) DB2
3 38 (4.10%) MySQL
4 36 (3.89%) Oracle Exadata
4 36 (3.89%) Oracle Database
5 33 (3.56%) Relational Database
6 31 (3.35%) RDBMS
7 20 (2.16%) Hadoop
8 19 (2.05%) HBase
9 13 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (1.19%) NoSQL
12 8 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
15 4 (0.43%) Big Data
16 3 (0.32%) MongoDB
17 2 (0.22%) Informix
17 2 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
17 2 (0.22%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.22%) JIRA
1 2 (0.22%) Subversion
1 2 (0.22%) Webistrano
2 1 (0.11%) Maven
2 1 (0.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.11%) Artifactory
2 1 (0.11%) Jenkins
General
1 218 (23.54%) Finance
2 84 (9.07%) Banking
3 47 (5.08%) Retail
4 36 (3.89%) Telecoms
5 25 (2.70%) Manufacturing
6 21 (2.27%) Legal
7 16 (1.73%) Marketing
8 15 (1.62%) Advertising
9 9 (0.97%) Investment Banking
10 8 (0.86%) Law
10 8 (0.86%) International Banking
11 7 (0.76%) Electronics
12 5 (0.54%) Back Office
12 5 (0.54%) Automotive
12 5 (0.54%) French Language
13 4 (0.43%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.43%) Local Government
13 4 (0.43%) Military
14 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.11%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (14.04%) Middleware
2 37 (4.00%) Web Services
3 28 (3.02%) XML
4 27 (2.92%) WebSphere MQ
5 20 (2.16%) HTML
6 19 (2.05%) Rendezvous
6 19 (2.05%) XSLT
7 9 (0.97%) .NET
7 9 (0.97%) JSON
8 8 (0.86%) Ruby on Rails
8 8 (0.86%) COM
9 4 (0.43%) Java EE
10 3 (0.32%) SAML
10 3 (0.32%) LAMP
11 2 (0.22%) ActiveMQ
11 2 (0.22%) Application Packaging
11 2 (0.22%) REST
11 2 (0.22%) Regular Expression
11 2 (0.22%) SOAP
11 2 (0.22%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 61 (6.59%) Clustering
2 53 (5.72%) Replication
3 45 (4.86%) Mainframe
4 36 (3.89%) Enterprise Storage
5 30 (3.24%) FlexPod
6 29 (3.13%) IBM Mainframe
6 29 (3.13%) Tandem
7 27 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (2.70%) Open Source
9 24 (2.59%) Management Information System
10 11 (1.19%) N-Tier
10 11 (1.19%) Computer Science
10 11 (1.19%) CMDB
10 11 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (0.86%) Data Structures
12 7 (0.76%) Human Factors
12 7 (0.76%) Hedge funds
12 7 (0.76%) DTV
13 6 (0.65%) CLARiiON
13 6 (0.65%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 489 (52.81%) Windows
2 289 (31.21%) Linux
3 146 (15.77%) UNIX
4 115 (12.42%) Solaris
5 72 (7.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 67 (7.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 65 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 61 (6.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 53 (5.72%) AIX
10 32 (3.46%) HPUX
11 28 (3.02%) zOS
11 28 (3.02%) SUSE
12 26 (2.81%) OS/400
13 19 (2.05%) Windows 7
14 15 (1.62%) Windows 8
15 8 (0.86%) Windows XP
16 5 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
17 4 (0.43%) Mac OS
18 3 (0.32%) CentOS
19 1 (0.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (23.11%) ITIL
2 188 (20.30%) TOGAF
3 107 (11.56%) Load Balancing
4 86 (9.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 77 (8.32%) Performance Tuning
6 71 (7.67%) Project Management
7 70 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 69 (7.45%) Migration
9 66 (7.13%) Benchmarking
10 63 (6.80%) Technical Architecture
11 62 (6.70%) E-Commerce
12 60 (6.48%) Mentoring
13 55 (5.94%) Infrastructure Management
14 54 (5.83%) Coaching
15 52 (5.62%) Business Continuity
16 48 (5.18%) Disaster Recovery
17 47 (5.08%) Problem Management
18 46 (4.97%) Service Management
19 37 (4.00%) PRINCE2
20 36 (3.89%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 144 (15.55%) SQL
2 36 (3.89%) Java
3 20 (2.16%) JavaScript
4 13 (1.40%) Ruby
5 9 (0.97%) PowerShell
6 8 (0.86%) PHP
7 5 (0.54%) C
8 4 (0.43%) Python
9 3 (0.32%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.22%) C#
10 2 (0.22%) VB
11 1 (0.11%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.11%) Perl
11 1 (0.11%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.11%) Korn
Qualifications
1 68 (7.34%) Security Cleared
2 67 (7.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 64 (6.91%) Degree
4 56 (6.05%) SC Cleared
5 47 (5.08%) MCSE
6 45 (4.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 35 (3.78%) Cisco Certification
8 25 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
9 24 (2.59%) CCNA
10 21 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
10 21 (2.27%) DV Cleared
11 15 (1.62%) CCA
12 14 (1.51%) CCEA
12 14 (1.51%) MCSA
13 13 (1.40%) MCSD
13 13 (1.40%) CCNP
14 11 (1.19%) MCITP
14 11 (1.19%) VCP5
15 10 (1.08%) VCAP
15 10 (1.08%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.81%) QA
2 15 (1.62%) SLA
3 5 (0.54%) COBIT
4 3 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 321 (34.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 210 (22.68%) Active Directory
3 129 (13.93%) Hyper-V
4 55 (5.94%) NFS
5 54 (5.83%) VMware ESX
6 52 (5.62%) SRDF
7 43 (4.64%) XenApp
7 43 (4.64%) vSphere
8 42 (4.54%) KVM
9 31 (3.35%) Oracle RAC
10 30 (3.24%) XenDesktop
11 16 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
12 14 (1.51%) Terminal Services
13 10 (1.08%) Forefront TMG
13 10 (1.08%) UAG
14 8 (0.86%) vCloud
14 8 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
15 7 (0.76%) Xen
15 7 (0.76%) XenServer
16 6 (0.65%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 34 (3.67%) Tivoli
1 34 (3.67%) SCCM
2 19 (2.05%) SCOM
3 11 (1.19%) Puppet
4 10 (1.08%) Data Guard
4 10 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.08%) SCOrch
5 7 (0.76%) AppDNA
6 3 (0.32%) ZABBIX
6 3 (0.32%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.22%) OpenView
7 2 (0.22%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.22%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (0.22%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.11%) Ansible
8 1 (0.11%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.11%) OpenSSO
8 1 (0.11%) Unicenter
8 1 (0.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 403 (43.52%) VMware
2 283 (30.56%) Microsoft
3 260 (28.08%) Cisco
4 210 (22.68%) Citrix
5 193 (20.84%) IBM
6 177 (19.11%) NetApp
7 175 (18.90%) EMC
8 151 (16.31%) Oracle
9 146 (15.77%) HP
10 72 (7.78%) Red Hat
11 55 (5.94%) Intel
12 52 (5.62%) CheckPoint
13 45 (4.86%) F5
14 41 (4.43%) CA
15 38 (4.10%) Juniper
16 37 (4.00%) Dell
17 34 (3.67%) BMC
18 31 (3.35%) Brocade
19 29 (3.13%) Symantec
20 22 (2.38%) Sybase
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000.00 per annum + 5% pension, 25 days holiday, 10% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Swansea, West Glamorgan
ISL
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: £6000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + excellent bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £38500 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £38500 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: 3 days ago