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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 214 190 164
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -26
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 13 22 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.45% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.46% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 10 21 14
Average salary £62,699 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.49% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £67,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+7.20% +4.16%
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
5371 4794 4071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.10% 96.99% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4487 4180 3357
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
Warwickshire -21 4 £62,500 +4.16%
Birmingham -15 3 £62,500 +4.16%
Solihull - 3 £72,500 -
Coventry -5 2 £58,949 +2.52%
Shropshire - 1 £55,000 -
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 13 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 12 (46.15%) TOGAF
3 11 (42.31%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 10 (38.46%) Lync
5 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (34.62%) Linux
5 9 (34.62%) SCCM
5 9 (34.62%) VMware
6 8 (30.77%) Windows
7 7 (26.92%) Telecoms
8 6 (23.08%) Finance
8 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 6 (23.08%) Oracle
8 6 (23.08%) ITIL
9 5 (19.23%) SCOM
9 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
10 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (15.38%) IaaS
10 4 (15.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 4 (15.38%) Zachman Framework
10 4 (15.38%) Information Security
10 4 (15.38%) Unix
10 4 (15.38%) UML
11 3 (11.54%) .NET
11 3 (11.54%) Java
11 3 (11.54%) SAN
11 3 (11.54%) NetApp
11 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
11 3 (11.54%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (38.46%) Lync
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Casewise Modeler
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (15.38%) IaaS
3 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) NAS
2 1 (3.85%) Skype
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
2 1 (3.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) GIS
General
1 7 (26.92%) Telecoms
2 6 (23.08%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Linux
2 8 (30.77%) Windows
3 4 (15.38%) Unix
4 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.85%) HPUX
5 1 (3.85%) Solaris
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) TOGAF
2 11 (42.31%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (23.08%) ITIL
4 4 (15.38%) Information Security
4 4 (15.38%) UML
4 4 (15.38%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (11.54%) ArchiMate
5 3 (11.54%) Migration
5 3 (11.54%) SDLC
5 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.69%) DSDM
6 2 (7.69%) RAD
6 2 (7.69%) RUP
6 2 (7.69%) Supplier Management
6 2 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) CCNA
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.85%) MCITP
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
3 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) SCCM
2 5 (19.23%) SCOM
3 4 (15.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) VMware
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco
3 3 (11.54%) NetApp
3 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) Casewise
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix
4 1 (3.85%) Mercator