The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 182 178 185
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 19 26 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.38% 0.51% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.54% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 13 20 11
Average salary £52,500 £51,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £44,800 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4732 4846 4489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.44% 95.15% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3950 4067 3860
Average salary £40,000 £36,061 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.92% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Infrastructure Architect
England

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +1 10 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Coventry +14 3 £70,000 -3.44% 1
Solihull - 2 - -
Walsall - 2 - -
West Bromwich - 2 £47,500 -
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 35 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 30 (61.22%) Citrix
3 29 (59.18%) VMware
4 24 (48.98%) Windows
5 23 (46.94%) Security Cleared
6 17 (34.69%) SCCM
6 17 (34.69%) SCOM
7 15 (30.61%) MS Excel
8 13 (26.53%) Legal
8 13 (26.53%) SC Cleared
8 13 (26.53%) Human Factors
8 13 (26.53%) TOGAF
9 12 (24.49%) Finance
10 11 (22.45%) ITIL
10 11 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (20.41%) Retail
11 10 (20.41%) Fujitsu
11 10 (20.41%) Infrastructure Management
11 10 (20.41%) Telecoms
12 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
12 8 (16.33%) WAN
13 7 (14.29%) Advertising
13 7 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
14 6 (12.24%) PKI
14 6 (12.24%) Hyper-V
14 6 (12.24%) XenApp
14 6 (12.24%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (12.24%) AppSense
14 6 (12.24%) NetApp

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 (6.12%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (4.08%) Lync
2 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (30.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) WAN
2 6 (12.24%) DNS
3 2 (4.08%) Unified Communications
3 2 (4.08%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.04%) LAN
4 1 (2.04%) SAN
4 1 (2.04%) Wireless
4 1 (2.04%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (26.53%) Legal
2 12 (24.49%) Finance
3 10 (20.41%) Telecoms
3 10 (20.41%) Retail
4 7 (14.29%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Human Factors
2 6 (12.24%) PKI
3 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (4.08%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (48.98%) Windows
2 5 (10.20%) UNIX
3 3 (6.12%) Linux
4 2 (4.08%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.08%) AIX
4 2 (4.08%) HPUX
4 2 (4.08%) Solaris
4 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) TOGAF
2 11 (22.45%) ITIL
3 10 (20.41%) Infrastructure Management
4 7 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
5 4 (8.16%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.08%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.08%) Project Management
6 2 (4.08%) Service Management
6 2 (4.08%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.08%) Network Management
7 1 (2.04%) Matrix Management
7 1 (2.04%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.04%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 23 (46.94%) Security Cleared
2 13 (26.53%) SC Cleared
3 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (8.16%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (8.16%) MCSE
4 4 (8.16%) DV Cleared
5 3 (6.12%) MCITP
5 3 (6.12%) Degree
6 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.04%) MCSA
6 1 (2.04%) CCNP
6 1 (2.04%) CCDA
6 1 (2.04%) CCDP
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.04%) HP AIS
6 1 (2.04%) HP ASE
System Software
1 11 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
3 6 (12.24%) Hyper-V
3 6 (12.24%) XenApp
3 6 (12.24%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (4.08%) Xen
4 2 (4.08%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.08%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.04%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 17 (34.69%) SCCM
1 17 (34.69%) SCOM
2 4 (8.16%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (4.08%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 35 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 30 (61.22%) Citrix
3 29 (59.18%) VMware
4 10 (20.41%) Fujitsu
5 6 (12.24%) AppSense
5 6 (12.24%) NetApp
5 6 (12.24%) HP
5 6 (12.24%) Cisco
6 5 (10.20%) IBM
7 4 (8.16%) EMC
7 4 (8.16%) CA
8 1 (2.04%) Hitachi
8 1 (2.04%) Dell
8 1 (2.04%) 3PAR
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: To £55,000 + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £55000 to £70000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago