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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Architect
Rank 190 168 171
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 26 32 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.49% 0.66% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.69% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 18 18 26
Average salary £61,250 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £47,500 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+0.90% -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
5110 4608 4553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.42% 94.97% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4529 3881 3988
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Warwickshire +3 11 £63,500 +18.13%
Birmingham -20 10 £60,000 +14.28% 3
Coventry -9 3 £57,500 +21.05% 1
West Bromwich - 1 £70,000 -
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 21 (41.18%) Windows
1 21 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 18 (35.29%) IBM
3 17 (33.33%) Citrix
3 17 (33.33%) VMware
4 14 (27.45%) Unified Communications
5 13 (25.49%) Linux
5 13 (25.49%) Active Directory
6 12 (23.53%) ITIL
6 12 (23.53%) TOGAF
7 11 (21.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (19.61%) UNIX
9 9 (17.65%) Oracle
9 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
10 8 (15.69%) PRINCE2
10 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
10 8 (15.69%) WAN
10 8 (15.69%) NetApp
10 8 (15.69%) Middleware
10 8 (15.69%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (15.69%) Hyper-V
11 7 (13.73%) IBM Notes
11 7 (13.73%) EMC
11 7 (13.73%) Lotus
11 7 (13.73%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (13.73%) Supplier Management
11 7 (13.73%) Strategic Planning
11 7 (13.73%) Google
11 7 (13.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (13.73%) Google Apps

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (13.73%) IBM Notes
2 5 (9.80%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.80%) Lync
3 4 (7.84%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.69%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (13.73%) Google Apps
3 6 (11.76%) Office 365
4 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.96%) SaaS
5 1 (1.96%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (27.45%) Unified Communications
2 8 (15.69%) WAN
3 6 (11.76%) LAN
4 4 (7.84%) NetScaler
4 4 (7.84%) SAN
5 3 (5.88%) WLAN
5 3 (5.88%) Wireless
6 1 (1.96%) IPsec
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (1.96%) Packet Switching
6 1 (1.96%) PABX
6 1 (1.96%) Internet
6 1 (1.96%) MPLS
6 1 (1.96%) Firewall
6 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.96%) VPN
6 1 (1.96%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Automotive
2 4 (7.84%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.88%) Retail
4 2 (3.92%) Local Government
5 1 (1.96%) Marketing
5 1 (1.96%) Advertising
5 1 (1.96%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.69%) Middleware
2 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Clustering
1 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (3.92%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.92%) Replication
3 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (41.18%) Windows
2 13 (25.49%) Linux
3 10 (19.61%) UNIX
4 7 (13.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (7.84%) Windows 7
5 4 (7.84%) Windows 8
5 4 (7.84%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) ITIL
1 12 (23.53%) TOGAF
2 8 (15.69%) PRINCE2
3 7 (13.73%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (13.73%) Supplier Management
3 7 (13.73%) Strategic Planning
4 6 (11.76%) Project Management
5 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
5 5 (9.80%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (5.88%) Service Management
7 3 (5.88%) Migration
7 3 (5.88%) Network Management
8 2 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.92%) SOA
8 2 (3.92%) BCP
9 1 (1.96%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.96%) Business Continuity
9 1 (1.96%) Information Security
9 1 (1.96%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.80%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.96%) Korn
2 1 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) CCAA
2 1 (1.96%) CCA
2 1 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (1.96%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (25.49%) Active Directory
2 11 (21.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (15.69%) Hyper-V
4 5 (9.80%) XenDesktop
5 4 (7.84%) RHEV
6 1 (1.96%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) AppDNA
2 3 (5.88%) SCCM
3 1 (1.96%) MOM
3 1 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 18 (35.29%) IBM
3 17 (33.33%) Citrix
3 17 (33.33%) VMware
4 9 (17.65%) Oracle
5 8 (15.69%) NetApp
6 7 (13.73%) Lotus
6 7 (13.73%) Google
6 7 (13.73%) EMC
7 6 (11.76%) Cisco
8 4 (7.84%) Hitachi
9 3 (5.88%) HP
9 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.92%) Mercator
11 1 (1.96%) Veritas
11 1 (1.96%) Brocade
11 1 (1.96%) Netezza
11 1 (1.96%) Rackspace
11 1 (1.96%) CommVault
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