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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 198 182 188
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 15 24 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.47% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.49% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 10
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £49,500 £49,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +13.63%
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
5025 4883 4828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.26% 95.15% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4220 4119 4018
Average salary £39,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -14 6 £63,750 +2.00%
Coventry -15 5 £60,000 -14.28%
Herefordshire - 3 £50,000 -
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 30 (75.00%) Windows
2 27 (67.50%) Citrix
3 26 (65.00%) Linux
4 19 (47.50%) Oracle
4 19 (47.50%) Red Hat
5 13 (32.50%) VMware
5 13 (32.50%) SQL
6 12 (30.00%) Law
7 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
7 11 (27.50%) WAN
8 10 (25.00%) UNIX
8 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (20.00%) ITIL
9 8 (20.00%) Retail
10 7 (17.50%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (17.50%) LAN
10 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
10 7 (17.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (15.00%) Cisco
11 6 (15.00%) WLAN
12 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
12 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
12 5 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (12.50%) Finance
12 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
12 5 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
13 4 (10.00%) TOGAF
13 4 (10.00%) Load Balancing
13 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
13 4 (10.00%) Risk Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (7.50%) Apache
1 3 (7.50%) IIS
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.50%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (2.50%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) SaaS
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) IaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (27.50%) WAN
2 7 (17.50%) LAN
3 6 (15.00%) WLAN
4 4 (10.00%) SAN
4 4 (10.00%) DNS
5 3 (7.50%) VPN
5 3 (7.50%) MPLS
5 3 (7.50%) IP Telephony
5 3 (7.50%) Unified Communications
6 2 (5.00%) Wireless
7 1 (2.50%) Internet
7 1 (2.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) MySQL
General
1 12 (30.00%) Law
2 8 (20.00%) Retail
3 7 (17.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (12.50%) Finance
5 2 (5.00%) Legal
6 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) GIS
1 3 (7.50%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (7.50%) EqualLogic
2 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (75.00%) Windows
2 26 (65.00%) Linux
3 10 (25.00%) UNIX
4 7 (17.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.50%) AIX
5 1 (2.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) ITIL
2 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 5 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (10.00%) TOGAF
3 4 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (7.50%) Service Management
4 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (7.50%) Financial Modelling
4 3 (7.50%) Requirements Management
4 3 (7.50%) Network Design
5 2 (5.00%) Project Governance
5 2 (5.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.50%) BCP
6 1 (2.50%) Project Management
6 1 (2.50%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (2.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) CCA
3 2 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (5.00%) CCEA
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.50%) ISEB
4 1 (2.50%) MCSD
4 1 (2.50%) MCSE
4 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.50%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
1 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.50%) VMware ESX
3 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 27 (67.50%) Citrix
2 19 (47.50%) Oracle
2 19 (47.50%) Red Hat
3 13 (32.50%) VMware
4 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
5 6 (15.00%) Cisco
6 3 (7.50%) Dell
6 3 (7.50%) EMC
6 3 (7.50%) F5
7 2 (5.00%) NetApp
8 1 (2.50%) HP
8 1 (2.50%) Brocade