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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 189 168 171
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 15 24 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.56% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.59% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 27
Average salary £60,000 £51,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £47,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,050 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -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
4776 4080 4588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.73% 94.44% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4200 3386 3986
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -18 6 £60,000 +14.28% 2
Warwickshire -6 5 £61,750 +14.88% 1
Coventry -11 2 £56,250 +18.42% 1
West Bromwich - 1 £70,000 -
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 19 (50.00%) Windows
2 16 (42.11%) IBM
2 16 (42.11%) VMware
3 14 (36.84%) Citrix
4 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
4 13 (34.21%) Linux
5 12 (31.58%) ITIL
5 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
6 11 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (28.95%) TOGAF
6 11 (28.95%) UNIX
7 9 (23.68%) Oracle
7 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
8 8 (21.05%) PRINCE2
8 8 (21.05%) WAN
8 8 (21.05%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (18.42%) Unified Communications
9 7 (18.42%) Google Apps
9 7 (18.42%) Supplier Management
9 7 (18.42%) Google
9 7 (18.42%) IBM Notes
9 7 (18.42%) EMC
9 7 (18.42%) Lotus
9 7 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (15.79%) Finance
10 6 (15.79%) Project Management
10 6 (15.79%) NetApp
10 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
10 6 (15.79%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (18.42%) IBM Notes
2 4 (10.53%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.26%) Lync
4 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.63%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (18.42%) Google Apps
3 3 (7.89%) Office 365
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.63%) SaaS
5 1 (2.63%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) WAN
2 7 (18.42%) Unified Communications
3 6 (15.79%) LAN
4 4 (10.53%) SAN
5 3 (7.89%) WLAN
6 2 (5.26%) Wireless
7 1 (2.63%) Internet
7 1 (2.63%) MPLS
7 1 (2.63%) IPsec
7 1 (2.63%) Firewall
7 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.63%) VPN
7 1 (2.63%) DNS
7 1 (2.63%) Packet Switching
7 1 (2.63%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (2.63%) VLAN
7 1 (2.63%) PABX
7 1 (2.63%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.89%) Automotive
4 2 (5.26%) Retail
4 2 (5.26%) Local Government
5 1 (2.63%) Legal
5 1 (2.63%) Marketing
5 1 (2.63%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) Middleware
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Storage
1 4 (10.53%) Clustering
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (50.00%) Windows
2 13 (34.21%) Linux
3 11 (28.95%) UNIX
4 7 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.26%) Solaris
6 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.63%) AIX
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) ITIL
2 11 (28.95%) TOGAF
3 8 (21.05%) PRINCE2
4 7 (18.42%) Supplier Management
4 7 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (15.79%) Project Management
6 5 (13.16%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (10.53%) Migration
7 4 (10.53%) Strategic Planning
7 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (2.63%) Line Management
8 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.63%) People Management
8 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.63%) SOA
8 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.63%) Network Design
8 1 (2.63%) Zachman Framework
8 1 (2.63%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.63%) C
2 1 (2.63%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) CCA
1 2 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (5.26%) CCEA
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.63%) MCSD
2 1 (2.63%) MCSE
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.63%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 11 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
4 4 (10.53%) RHEV
5 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.63%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) MOM
2 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.63%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) IBM
1 16 (42.11%) VMware
2 14 (36.84%) Citrix
3 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
4 9 (23.68%) Oracle
5 7 (18.42%) Google
5 7 (18.42%) EMC
5 7 (18.42%) Lotus
6 6 (15.79%) NetApp
7 4 (10.53%) Hitachi
7 4 (10.53%) Cisco
8 3 (7.89%) HP
8 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
9 2 (5.26%) Mercator
10 1 (2.63%) CommVault
10 1 (2.63%) Veritas
10 1 (2.63%) Brocade
10 1 (2.63%) Netezza
10 1 (2.63%) Rackspace
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