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 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 205 183 186
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 13 30 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.56% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.59% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 12 26 16
Average salary £67,500 £70,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,750 £70,000 £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £62,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%
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
5282 5120 5163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.80% 95.42% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4394 4242 4382
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 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 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 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
Birmingham +9 6 £66,250 +1.92%
Warwickshire - 2 £75,000 -
Walsall -4 1 - -
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
1 12 (46.15%) Linux
2 11 (42.31%) Windows
3 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 9 (34.62%) Red Hat
3 9 (34.62%) SCCM
3 9 (34.62%) Data Centre
4 8 (30.77%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (30.77%) TOGAF
5 7 (26.92%) VMware
5 7 (26.92%) ITIL
5 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (23.08%) IaaS
6 6 (23.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 6 (23.08%) UNIX
6 6 (23.08%) Citrix
6 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
6 6 (23.08%) Finance
6 6 (23.08%) Information Security
7 5 (19.23%) Cisco
7 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
8 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (15.38%) Lync
8 4 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (15.38%) Law
8 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (15.38%) SQL
8 4 (15.38%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (15.38%) Lync
2 3 (11.54%) IIS
2 3 (11.54%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (23.08%) IaaS
3 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) WAN
1 3 (11.54%) VPN
1 3 (11.54%) DNS
1 3 (11.54%) MPLS
1 3 (11.54%) IP Telephony
1 3 (11.54%) Unified Communications
2 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) MySQL
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Law
2 4 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Data Centre
2 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (11.54%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (11.54%) EqualLogic
4 2 (7.69%) GIS
5 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Linux
2 11 (42.31%) Windows
3 6 (23.08%) UNIX
4 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) TOGAF
1 8 (30.77%) Enterprise Architecture
2 7 (26.92%) ITIL
3 6 (23.08%) Information Security
4 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
6 2 (7.69%) Financial Modelling
6 2 (7.69%) Requirements Management
6 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.69%) Network Design
6 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Service Management
6 2 (7.69%) Project Governance
6 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.85%) SOA
7 1 (3.85%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.69%) MCITP
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.85%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) CCNA
3 1 (3.85%) ISEB
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
3 3 (11.54%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) SCCM
2 6 (23.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (11.54%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
1 9 (34.62%) Red Hat
2 7 (26.92%) VMware
3 6 (23.08%) Citrix
4 5 (19.23%) Cisco
5 4 (15.38%) Oracle
6 3 (11.54%) Dell
6 3 (11.54%) F5