The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. 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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 212 171 201
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +30
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 7 33 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.61% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.65% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 7 25 11
Average salary £62,500 £67,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% +35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £55,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £65,000 £57,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +14.03%
Infrastructure Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5476 5098 5256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.22% 94.67% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4524 4266 4400
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Infrastructure Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Architect
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect across the West Midlands region.

Infrastructure Architect Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Architect
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Infrastructure Architect Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Architect
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Birmingham -5 5 £62,500 - 4
Herefordshire - 1 £50,000 -
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 23 (71.88%) Windows
2 22 (68.75%) Linux
3 19 (59.38%) Citrix
4 17 (53.13%) Red Hat
5 15 (46.88%) Oracle
6 12 (37.50%) SQL
6 12 (37.50%) Law
7 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
8 8 (25.00%) VMware
8 8 (25.00%) UNIX
9 7 (21.88%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
9 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
9 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (18.75%) Retail
10 6 (18.75%) Finance
10 6 (18.75%) Cisco
10 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
10 6 (18.75%) WAN
11 5 (15.63%) ITIL
11 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
12 4 (12.50%) SCCM
12 4 (12.50%) Risk Management
12 4 (12.50%) TOGAF
12 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
12 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
13 3 (9.38%) EqualLogic
13 3 (9.38%) Lync

Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 3 (9.38%) Lync
1 3 (9.38%) Apache
1 3 (9.38%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.25%) IaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) WAN
2 3 (9.38%) Unified Communications
2 3 (9.38%) VPN
2 3 (9.38%) DNS
2 3 (9.38%) LAN
2 3 (9.38%) WLAN
2 3 (9.38%) MPLS
2 3 (9.38%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.13%) SAN
3 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) MySQL
General
1 12 (37.50%) Law
2 7 (21.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (18.75%) Retail
3 6 (18.75%) Finance
4 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.13%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) EqualLogic
2 3 (9.38%) GIS
2 3 (9.38%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (71.88%) Windows
2 22 (68.75%) Linux
3 8 (25.00%) UNIX
4 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) ITIL
1 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 4 (12.50%) TOGAF
2 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (9.38%) Service Management
3 3 (9.38%) Network Design
3 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (9.38%) Requirements Management
3 3 (9.38%) Financial Modelling
3 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.25%) Information Security
4 2 (6.25%) Project Governance
5 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (3.13%) BCP
5 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.13%) ISEB
4 1 (3.13%) MCSE
4 1 (3.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
1 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) SCCM
2 2 (6.25%) SCOM
2 2 (6.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Citrix
2 17 (53.13%) Red Hat
3 15 (46.88%) Oracle
4 8 (25.00%) VMware
5 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
6 6 (18.75%) Cisco
7 3 (9.38%) F5
7 3 (9.38%) Dell
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 46 minutes ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 50 minutes ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £70,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £80k Depending on Experience
Posted: 4 days ago