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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 547 522 530
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 379 429 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.37% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.40% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 294 317 289
Average salary £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £95,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -13 366 £67,500 - 33
London -10 157 £77,250 +10.35% 12
South East +31 79 £60,000 -7.69% 5
East of England +12 39 £66,250 +15.21% 2
Yorkshire -27 29 £60,000 - 7
Hampshire -8 27 £55,000 -15.38% 1
West Yorkshire -32 25 £60,000 - 6
Leeds -18 24 £60,000 - 5
North West +19 23 £62,500 - 3
Surrey +18 20 £60,000 -15.78%
Manchester +17 19 £62,500 - 3
South West -22 18 £75,000 +30.43%
Cambridgeshire +27 15 £50,000 +25.00%
Hertfordshire -6 14 £70,000 +12.00%
City of London -21 14 £72,500 +6.61% 1
Peterborough +7 13 £47,500 +18.75%
West Midlands -22 13 £67,500 -3.57%
West Sussex - 13 £63,500 -
Berkshire +13 10 £70,000 +12.00% 1
Crawley - 10 £64,500 -
Southampton +13 9 £53,500 +7.00%
Wiltshire +6 8 £55,000 -
Scotland +1 8 £57,500 -6.50%
Watford -6 8 £82,500 -17.50%
Egham - 8 - -
Birmingham +9 6 £66,250 +1.92%
East Midlands +3 6 £67,500 +35.00% 4
Essex -7 6 £75,000 -6.25% 1
Bristol -14 6 £85,000 +54.54%
Kent +6 5 £55,000 +4.76% 1

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 405 (50.12%) Windows
2 385 (47.65%) Linux
3 351 (43.44%) VMware
4 331 (40.97%) SAN
5 278 (34.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 270 (33.42%) Oracle
7 265 (32.80%) Cisco
8 240 (29.70%) Finance
9 239 (29.58%) WAN
10 218 (26.98%) NetApp
11 212 (26.24%) Data Centre
12 209 (25.87%) EMC
12 209 (25.87%) LAN
13 200 (24.75%) NAS
14 194 (24.01%) SQL Server
15 188 (23.27%) Middleware
16 183 (22.65%) Active Directory
17 167 (20.67%) Microsoft
18 164 (20.30%) Solaris
19 163 (20.17%) IBM
20 144 (17.82%) ITIL
21 132 (16.34%) SQL
22 125 (15.47%) Fibre Channel
23 124 (15.35%) Intel
23 124 (15.35%) HP
24 122 (15.10%) UNIX
25 121 (14.98%) Hyper-V
25 121 (14.98%) WebSphere
26 120 (14.85%) Agile Software Development
27 118 (14.60%) TOGAF

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 121 (14.98%) WebSphere
2 102 (12.62%) IIS
3 100 (12.38%) Apache
4 98 (12.13%) Tomcat
5 89 (11.01%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 85 (10.52%) Oracle Coherence
7 47 (5.82%) SharePoint
8 38 (4.70%) MS Exchange
9 25 (3.09%) WebLogic
10 14 (1.73%) Lync
11 13 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
12 12 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
12 12 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
12 12 (1.49%) Cloud Foundry
13 6 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (0.62%) Office Communications Server
15 3 (0.37%) Lotus Domino
15 3 (0.37%) OpenStack
15 3 (0.37%) JBoss
16 2 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 53 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.48%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.62%) MS Office
4 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 64 (7.92%) RMDS
2 15 (1.86%) Dynamics GP
3 4 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.12%) Summit
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 50 (6.19%) IaaS
2 44 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (4.95%) SaaS
4 34 (4.21%) PaaS
5 31 (3.84%) Microsoft Azure
6 27 (3.34%) Cloud Computing
7 24 (2.97%) IBM PureFlex
8 21 (2.60%) Office 365
9 12 (1.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 12 (1.49%) Heroku
10 9 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.25%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.12%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 331 (40.97%) SAN
2 239 (29.58%) WAN
3 209 (25.87%) LAN
4 200 (24.75%) NAS
5 125 (15.47%) Fibre Channel
6 116 (14.36%) Multicast
6 116 (14.36%) FCoE
7 94 (11.63%) HTTP
8 78 (9.65%) Firewall
9 65 (8.04%) iSCSI
10 40 (4.95%) DNS
11 39 (4.83%) VoIP
12 37 (4.58%) VPN
13 35 (4.33%) Unified Communications
14 31 (3.84%) Wi-Fi
15 29 (3.59%) MPLS
16 26 (3.22%) PABX
17 16 (1.98%) Wireless
17 16 (1.98%) IP Telephony
18 15 (1.86%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (24.01%) SQL Server
2 81 (10.02%) Hadoop
3 69 (8.54%) DB2
4 64 (7.92%) HBase
5 60 (7.43%) MySQL
6 50 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
7 49 (6.06%) Oracle Database
8 46 (5.69%) Oracle Exadata
9 30 (3.71%) OLTP
10 25 (3.09%) RDBMS
10 25 (3.09%) NoSQL
10 25 (3.09%) Relational Database
11 22 (2.72%) Big Data
12 15 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 15 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (1.61%) Riak
13 13 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (0.74%) Oracle OLAP
15 6 (0.74%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 18 (2.23%) Subversion
1 18 (2.23%) JIRA
2 3 (0.37%) Ant
2 3 (0.37%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.25%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.25%) Hudson
3 2 (0.25%) Maven
General
1 240 (29.70%) Finance
2 69 (8.54%) Banking
3 54 (6.68%) Retail
4 28 (3.47%) Telecoms
5 14 (1.73%) Law
5 14 (1.73%) Investment Banking
6 11 (1.36%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.11%) Legal
7 9 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (0.87%) Games
9 6 (0.74%) International Banking
9 6 (0.74%) Publishing
10 5 (0.62%) Marketing
11 3 (0.37%) Local Government
12 2 (0.25%) Advertising
13 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.12%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (23.27%) Middleware
2 64 (7.92%) Ultra Messaging
2 64 (7.92%) HTML
2 64 (7.92%) XML
2 64 (7.92%) XSLT
2 64 (7.92%) Rendezvous
3 30 (3.71%) WebSphere MQ
4 24 (2.97%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 23 (2.85%) Oracle Fusion
6 17 (2.10%) Web Services
7 12 (1.49%) REST
7 12 (1.49%) .NET
8 4 (0.50%) WebSockets
9 1 (0.12%) MCollective
9 1 (0.12%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.12%) COM
9 1 (0.12%) SOAP
9 1 (0.12%) MSMQ
9 1 (0.12%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 212 (26.24%) Data Centre
2 46 (5.69%) Clustering
3 44 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (5.32%) Enterprise Storage
5 42 (5.20%) Mainframe
6 35 (4.33%) Replication
7 30 (3.71%) Enterprise Software
7 30 (3.71%) BYOD
8 25 (3.09%) FlexPod
9 21 (2.60%) Computer Science
10 16 (1.98%) Video Conferencing
10 16 (1.98%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.11%) EMC VNX
12 8 (0.99%) Public Cloud
13 7 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
13 7 (0.87%) User Experience
14 6 (0.74%) Fat Client
14 6 (0.74%) CLARiiON
14 6 (0.74%) Thin Client
15 5 (0.62%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 405 (50.12%) Windows
2 385 (47.65%) Linux
3 164 (20.30%) Solaris
4 122 (15.10%) UNIX
5 66 (8.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 32 (3.96%) AIX
7 28 (3.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (2.97%) SUSE
8 24 (2.97%) HPUX
8 24 (2.97%) OS/400
8 24 (2.97%) zOS
9 18 (2.23%) Oracle Linux
10 8 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (0.87%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.37%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.37%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.25%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.25%) Android
14 1 (0.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (17.82%) ITIL
2 120 (14.85%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (14.60%) TOGAF
4 114 (14.11%) Performance Tuning
5 112 (13.86%) Benchmarking
6 80 (9.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 73 (9.03%) Load Balancing
8 72 (8.91%) Business Continuity
9 66 (8.17%) Technical Architecture
10 63 (7.80%) Project Management
11 54 (6.68%) Migration
12 53 (6.56%) Risk Management
13 47 (5.82%) Mentoring
14 43 (5.32%) PRINCE2
15 42 (5.20%) Enterprise Architecture
16 38 (4.70%) Capacity Management
17 35 (4.33%) Service Management
18 33 (4.08%) E-Commerce
19 32 (3.96%) Requirements Analysis
19 32 (3.96%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 132 (16.34%) SQL
2 70 (8.66%) Java
3 65 (8.04%) JavaScript
4 34 (4.21%) PowerShell
5 31 (3.84%) C
6 16 (1.98%) Python
7 15 (1.86%) Bash Shell
7 15 (1.86%) Ruby
8 3 (0.37%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.25%) Perl
10 1 (0.12%) PHP
10 1 (0.12%) COBOL
10 1 (0.12%) VBScript
10 1 (0.12%) JCL
10 1 (0.12%) Jython
Qualifications
1 57 (7.05%) Degree
2 52 (6.44%) Security Cleared
3 36 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (4.08%) MCSE
5 20 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (2.35%) DV Cleared
7 18 (2.23%) SC Cleared
8 14 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (1.73%) CCNP
8 14 (1.73%) ISEB
9 13 (1.61%) EMC Certification
10 12 (1.49%) CCDP
11 10 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (0.99%) MCITP
13 7 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 7 (0.87%) CCIE
14 6 (0.74%) CCNA
14 6 (0.74%) MCTS
14 6 (0.74%) Microsoft Certified Master
14 6 (0.74%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (1.98%) ISO 9001
3 12 (1.49%) SLA
4 9 (1.11%) COBIT
5 3 (0.37%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.25%) QA
System Software
1 278 (34.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 183 (22.65%) Active Directory
3 121 (14.98%) Hyper-V
4 116 (14.36%) NFS
4 116 (14.36%) SRDF
5 84 (10.40%) Oracle RAC
6 74 (9.16%) KVM
7 53 (6.56%) Xen
8 50 (6.19%) VMware ESX
9 14 (1.73%) XenApp
10 13 (1.61%) vSphere
11 12 (1.49%) Terminal Services
12 9 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.50%) Firmware
14 4 (0.50%) XenDesktop
15 2 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
15 2 (0.25%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.25%) ProxySG
15 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 33 (4.08%) SCCM
2 32 (3.96%) Puppet
2 32 (3.96%) Tivoli
3 28 (3.47%) Hyperic
4 26 (3.22%) SCOM
5 16 (1.98%) Cobbler
6 15 (1.86%) Nagios
6 15 (1.86%) OpenView
7 14 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.74%) SCOrch
8 6 (0.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 4 (0.50%) Ansible
9 4 (0.50%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.25%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.25%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (0.25%) ARCserve
10 2 (0.25%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.25%) vMotion
Vendors
1 351 (43.44%) VMware
2 270 (33.42%) Oracle
3 265 (32.80%) Cisco
4 218 (26.98%) NetApp
5 209 (25.87%) EMC
6 167 (20.67%) Microsoft
7 163 (20.17%) IBM
8 124 (15.35%) HP
8 124 (15.35%) Intel
9 113 (13.99%) Citrix
10 64 (7.92%) Sybase
10 64 (7.92%) TIBCO
10 64 (7.92%) DataSynapse
11 62 (7.67%) Red Hat
12 58 (7.18%) Symantec
13 33 (4.08%) CheckPoint
13 33 (4.08%) F5
14 30 (3.71%) SolarWinds
14 30 (3.71%) Juniper
14 30 (3.71%) BMC
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45 000 - £75 000 (+ superb package!!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum plus Benefits, Bonus and Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Twist IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East Midlands
Code Red Associates
Salary: Negotiable Salary (Dependent on Experience) + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: Very competitive salary with full benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Lewis Paige
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45000 - 80000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65k - £80K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65k - £80K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Coal Intelligent Technology Limited
Salary: Package & Bonus.
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Twist IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £95k plus Car Allowance, Quarterly SIP Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50 000 - £85 000 (+ superb package!!!)
Posted: 6 days ago