The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Infrastructure Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Infrastructure Architect
Rank 875 856 872
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Infrastructure Architect 18 21 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.020% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.021% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 22
Average salary £65,000 £57,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% -14.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £59,100 £55,000 £51,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £75,250 £89,750
UK excluding London average salary £63,750 £55,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+15.90% -15.38%

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
108452 100082 111127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.24% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 87684 82974 94899
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Senior Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Infrastructure Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Infrastructure Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Architect within the UK.

Senior Infrastructure Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Infrastructure Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Architect over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 within the UK.

Senior Infrastructure Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Infrastructure Architect
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
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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 -28 17 £65,000 +18.18%
London -10 6 £65,000 -11.86%
South East - 6 £66,000 -
Hampshire - 4 £60,250 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £62,500 -
East of England - 3 £62,500 -
City of London -3 2 £67,500 -
Basingstoke - 2 £51,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £67,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £61,250 -
West Midlands - 2 £67,500 -
South West -23 1 £70,000 +27.27%
Oxford - 1 £72,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £62,500 -
Midlands - 1 £62,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £72,500 -

Senior Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Infrastructure Architect in their job title.

1 21 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 20 (30.30%) Windows
3 19 (28.79%) VMware
4 18 (27.27%) Finance
5 13 (19.70%) Linux
5 13 (19.70%) SAN
5 13 (19.70%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (18.18%) Active Directory
7 11 (16.67%) Citrix
7 11 (16.67%) XenApp
8 10 (15.15%) Oracle
9 9 (13.64%) SOA
9 9 (13.64%) DNS
9 9 (13.64%) Banking
10 8 (12.12%) Solaris
10 8 (12.12%) UNIX
10 8 (12.12%) ITIL
10 8 (12.12%) Hyper-V
10 8 (12.12%) Business Development
11 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (10.61%) Security Cleared
11 7 (10.61%) vSphere
11 7 (10.61%) WebLogic
11 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
11 7 (10.61%) SQL
11 7 (10.61%) PKI
11 7 (10.61%) Service Delivery
12 6 (9.09%) Firewall
12 6 (9.09%) Risk Management
12 6 (9.09%) Investment Banking

Senior Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Infrastructure Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.61%) WebLogic
2 6 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.55%) IIS
4 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.03%) Apache
4 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.03%) nginx
4 2 (3.03%) Apache Solr
4 2 (3.03%) Drupal
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.52%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.03%) MS Office
3 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.52%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (4.55%) Amazon S3
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.03%) Office 365
2 2 (3.03%) SaaS
3 1 (1.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.70%) SAN
2 9 (13.64%) DNS
3 6 (9.09%) Firewall
4 5 (7.58%) Kerberos
4 5 (7.58%) LAN
4 5 (7.58%) WAN
4 5 (7.58%) SSL
4 5 (7.58%) LDAP
5 2 (3.03%) ICMP
5 2 (3.03%) POP3
5 2 (3.03%) SMTP
5 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.03%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.52%) NAS
6 1 (1.52%) FCoE
6 1 (1.52%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.52%) InfiniBand
6 1 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.52%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.58%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.03%) MySQL
5 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.52%) OLTP
6 1 (1.52%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Subversion
1 2 (3.03%) JIRA
2 1 (1.52%) Artifactory
2 1 (1.52%) Maven
General
1 18 (27.27%) Finance
2 9 (13.64%) Banking
3 6 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.06%) Retail
5 3 (4.55%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.55%) Legal
6 2 (3.03%) Back Office
6 2 (3.03%) International Banking
7 1 (1.52%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.09%) Web Services
1 6 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (7.58%) .NET
3 3 (4.55%) Middleware
4 2 (3.03%) J2EE
4 2 (3.03%) Regular Expression
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.52%) EJB
5 1 (1.52%) JSP
5 1 (1.52%) Servlets
5 1 (1.52%) Struts
5 1 (1.52%) Spring
5 1 (1.52%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) PKI
2 4 (6.06%) Hedge funds
3 3 (4.55%) Replication
4 2 (3.03%) Derivative
4 2 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.03%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.52%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.52%) NHS
5 1 (1.52%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.52%) Statistics
5 1 (1.52%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (30.30%) Windows
2 13 (19.70%) Linux
3 8 (12.12%) Solaris
3 8 (12.12%) UNIX
4 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (9.09%) AIX
6 5 (7.58%) CentOS
6 5 (7.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (7.58%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (7.58%) HPUX
7 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.64%) SOA
2 8 (12.12%) ITIL
2 8 (12.12%) Business Development
3 7 (10.61%) Service Delivery
4 6 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 5 (7.58%) Programme Management
6 4 (6.06%) TOGAF
7 3 (4.55%) Wealth Management
7 3 (4.55%) Network Architecture
7 3 (4.55%) Business Transformation
7 3 (4.55%) Low Latency
7 3 (4.55%) Asset Management
7 3 (4.55%) Process Management
7 3 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.03%) Migration
8 2 (3.03%) Service Management
8 2 (3.03%) Information Security
8 2 (3.03%) Software Engineering
8 2 (3.03%) B2B
8 2 (3.03%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.61%) SQL
2 3 (4.55%) C#
3 2 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) DV Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) Degree
4 2 (3.03%) MCP
4 2 (3.03%) MCSE
4 2 (3.03%) MCSA
4 2 (3.03%) CISSP
5 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) COBIT
2 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (19.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 11 (16.67%) XenApp
4 8 (12.12%) Hyper-V
5 7 (10.61%) vSphere
6 3 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (3.03%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.52%) XenServer
8 1 (1.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) SCCM
1 5 (7.58%) Tivoli
2 3 (4.55%) SCOM
3 2 (3.03%) HAProxy
3 2 (3.03%) Capistrano
3 2 (3.03%) Puppet
3 2 (3.03%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 21 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 19 (28.79%) VMware
3 11 (16.67%) Citrix
4 10 (15.15%) Oracle
5 5 (7.58%) Red Hat
5 5 (7.58%) Sun
5 5 (7.58%) Cisco
5 5 (7.58%) IBM
6 3 (4.55%) AppSense
7 2 (3.03%) Juniper
7 2 (3.03%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.52%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.52%) F5
8 1 (1.52%) HP
8 1 (1.52%) EMC
8 1 (1.52%) McAfee