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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 189 197 173
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -24
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 32 13 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.59% 0.23% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.25% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 24 11 26
Average salary £68,750 £50,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £66,250
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £57,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+14.03% -5.00%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5109 5255 4660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.82% 94.82% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4273 4411 4051
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 28 July 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 28 July 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
(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
Coventry - 17 £70,000 - 1
Birmingham -3 6 £63,750 +27.50%
Solihull -5 4 £60,000 -7.69%
Walsall - 4 £55,000 -
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 34 (64.15%) Microsoft
2 23 (43.40%) Citrix
3 18 (33.96%) VMware
4 15 (28.30%) Unified Communications
5 12 (22.64%) Windows
6 11 (20.75%) NetApp
7 9 (16.98%) Cisco
7 9 (16.98%) Service Delivery
7 9 (16.98%) SCCM
7 9 (16.98%) Security Cleared
7 9 (16.98%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (15.09%) IBM
9 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
9 7 (13.21%) SCOM
10 6 (11.32%) XenApp
10 6 (11.32%) ENOVIA
10 6 (11.32%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (11.32%) DNS
10 6 (11.32%) SAP
10 6 (11.32%) ITIL
10 6 (11.32%) Active Directory
10 6 (11.32%) HP
10 6 (11.32%) Service Management
10 6 (11.32%) Automotive
10 6 (11.32%) PLM
11 5 (9.43%) Finance
11 5 (9.43%) Retail
11 5 (9.43%) Legal
11 5 (9.43%) Middleware
11 5 (9.43%) Windows XP

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (7.55%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.66%) Lync
3 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
2 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (11.32%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.30%) Unified Communications
2 6 (11.32%) DNS
3 5 (9.43%) NetScaler
4 2 (3.77%) WAN
5 1 (1.89%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.89%) Wireless
5 1 (1.89%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (11.32%) Automotive
2 5 (9.43%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Retail
2 5 (9.43%) Legal
3 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Mobile Computing
1 4 (7.55%) PKI
1 4 (7.55%) Human Factors
2 3 (5.66%) Replication
2 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Windows
2 5 (9.43%) Windows XP
2 5 (9.43%) Windows 7
2 5 (9.43%) Windows 8
3 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.77%) UNIX
5 1 (1.89%) AIX
5 1 (1.89%) HPUX
5 1 (1.89%) Solaris
5 1 (1.89%) Linux
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.98%) Service Delivery
2 6 (11.32%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (11.32%) ITIL
2 6 (11.32%) Service Management
2 6 (11.32%) PLM
3 5 (9.43%) Network Management
4 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (7.55%) Strategic Planning
4 4 (7.55%) TOGAF
5 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (5.66%) BCP
5 3 (5.66%) Matrix Management
5 3 (5.66%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.77%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (1.89%) SOA
7 1 (1.89%) Project Management
7 1 (1.89%) PRINCE
7 1 (1.89%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (1.89%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.55%) Degree
3 4 (7.55%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (16.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (11.32%) XenApp
2 6 (11.32%) Active Directory
3 5 (9.43%) XenDesktop
4 4 (7.55%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.55%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.89%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.89%) MetaFrame
5 1 (1.89%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (16.98%) SCCM
2 7 (13.21%) SCOM
3 5 (9.43%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 34 (64.15%) Microsoft
2 23 (43.40%) Citrix
3 18 (33.96%) VMware
4 11 (20.75%) NetApp
5 9 (16.98%) Cisco
6 8 (15.09%) IBM
7 6 (11.32%) SAP
7 6 (11.32%) HP
8 4 (7.55%) Fujitsu
8 4 (7.55%) AppSense
9 3 (5.66%) EMC
10 2 (3.77%) 3PAR
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago