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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 196 190 187
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 26 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.39% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.41% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 22 18 17
Average salary £67,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £49,250 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £63,250 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
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
5348 5176 4597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.48% 95.13% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4465 4406 3923
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 - 12 £70,000 - 1
Birmingham -14 6 £65,000 +23.80% 1
Warwickshire +11 3 £63,500 -
Walsall - 3 £55,000 -
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 36 (65.45%) Microsoft
2 21 (38.18%) Citrix
3 19 (34.55%) Unified Communications
4 17 (30.91%) VMware
5 13 (23.64%) IBM
5 13 (23.64%) Windows
6 12 (21.82%) NetApp
6 12 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (18.18%) Cisco
8 8 (14.55%) Service Delivery
8 8 (14.55%) Automotive
9 7 (12.73%) Windows XP
9 7 (12.73%) Middleware
9 7 (12.73%) SCCM
9 7 (12.73%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (12.73%) Strategic Planning
9 7 (12.73%) NetScaler
9 7 (12.73%) AppDNA
9 7 (12.73%) Windows 8
9 7 (12.73%) Hyper-V
9 7 (12.73%) XenDesktop
9 7 (12.73%) Windows 7
10 6 (10.91%) ENOVIA
10 6 (10.91%) Active Directory
10 6 (10.91%) SAP
10 6 (10.91%) PLM
11 5 (9.09%) Finance
11 5 (9.09%) Service Management
11 5 (9.09%) ITIL
11 5 (9.09%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (7.27%) Lync
2 3 (5.45%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.64%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (10.91%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Office 365
2 2 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.64%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 19 (34.55%) Unified Communications
2 7 (12.73%) NetScaler
3 4 (7.27%) DNS
4 1 (1.82%) Wireless
4 1 (1.82%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.82%) LAN
4 1 (1.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (14.55%) Automotive
2 5 (9.09%) Finance
3 3 (5.45%) Retail
4 2 (3.64%) Local Government
4 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.82%) Legal
5 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.73%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) Replication
1 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
1 3 (5.45%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (3.64%) Clustering
2 2 (3.64%) PKI
3 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.64%) Windows
2 7 (12.73%) Windows XP
2 7 (12.73%) Windows 7
2 7 (12.73%) Windows 8
3 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.45%) UNIX
5 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.64%) Linux
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.55%) Service Delivery
2 7 (12.73%) Strategic Planning
2 7 (12.73%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (10.91%) PLM
4 5 (9.09%) TOGAF
4 5 (9.09%) ITIL
4 5 (9.09%) Service Management
5 4 (7.27%) Matrix Management
5 4 (7.27%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (7.27%) Network Management
5 4 (7.27%) Project Management
6 3 (5.45%) BCP
7 2 (3.64%) Supplier Management
7 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.64%) SOA
7 2 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.64%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.64%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (1.82%) Performance Management
8 1 (1.82%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 12 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.73%) Hyper-V
2 7 (12.73%) XenDesktop
3 6 (10.91%) Active Directory
4 4 (7.27%) XenApp
5 2 (3.64%) RHEV
5 2 (3.64%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.82%) MetaFrame
6 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) SCCM
1 7 (12.73%) AppDNA
2 2 (3.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (65.45%) Microsoft
2 21 (38.18%) Citrix
3 17 (30.91%) VMware
4 13 (23.64%) IBM
5 12 (21.82%) NetApp
6 10 (18.18%) Cisco
7 6 (10.91%) SAP
8 5 (9.09%) HP
9 4 (7.27%) EMC
10 2 (3.64%) Hitachi
10 2 (3.64%) Oracle
10 2 (3.64%) Lotus
10 2 (3.64%) Mercator
10 2 (3.64%) AppSense
10 2 (3.64%) Google
10 2 (3.64%) Fujitsu
10 2 (3.64%) 3PAR
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday