Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Architect was £87,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Architect
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 302 306 396
Rank change year-on-year +4 +90 -29
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 25 47 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.24% 0.40% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.42% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 23 33 22
City of London median annual salary £87,500 £75,000 £66,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +13.21% -5.36%
10th Percentile £52,250 £67,500 £49,125
90th Percentile £97,200 £92,500 £113,625
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £73,750 £77,500
% change year-on-year -1.69% -4.84% +10.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9693 11285 16633
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 96.38% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8779 10283 14445
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.74% +4.55% -

Infrastructure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Architect in the City of London

Infrastructure Architect
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect in the City of London.

Salary trend for Infrastructure Architect in the City of London

Infrastructure Architect
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Architect in the City of London

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Infrastructure Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 15 (60.00%) Finance
2 14 (56.00%) VMware
3 12 (48.00%) Windows
4 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (44.00%) IT Strategy
5 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (36.00%) Hyper-V
7 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
7 7 (28.00%) Scrum
7 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (24.00%) Information Security
8 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (24.00%) Citrix
8 6 (24.00%) SAN
8 6 (24.00%) Line Management
9 5 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
9 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
9 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (20.00%) WAN
9 5 (20.00%) DNS
9 5 (20.00%) Cisco
10 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
10 4 (16.00%) Dell
10 4 (16.00%) iSCSI
10 4 (16.00%) Office 365
10 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (12.00%) Reinsurance

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.00%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (16.00%) Office 365
3 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.00%) IaaS
3 2 (8.00%) PaaS
4 1 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (4.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) SAN
2 5 (20.00%) DNS
2 5 (20.00%) WAN
3 4 (16.00%) iSCSI
4 3 (12.00%) Firewall
4 3 (12.00%) LAN
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (8.00%) DHCP
5 2 (8.00%) IPsec
5 2 (8.00%) NAS
5 2 (8.00%) VLAN
5 2 (8.00%) VPN
6 1 (4.00%) DMZ
6 1 (4.00%) FTP
6 1 (4.00%) IPv4
6 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
6 1 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (4.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) EDRMS
General
1 15 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Back Office
3 2 (8.00%) Games
3 2 (8.00%) Marketing
4 1 (4.00%) Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) SAML
2 2 (8.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Reinsurance
3 2 (8.00%) Clustering
3 2 (8.00%) PKI
3 2 (8.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (12.00%) Linux
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) IT Strategy
2 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Scrum
3 6 (24.00%) Information Security
3 6 (24.00%) Line Management
3 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
5 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL
6 2 (8.00%) High Availability
6 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (8.00%) Low Latency
6 2 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (8.00%) Strategic Thinking
6 2 (8.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 1 (4.00%) API Design
7 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.00%) CRM
7 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
7 1 (4.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) CCNA
1 2 (8.00%) CCNP
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) CISSP
2 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (36.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.00%) XenApp
5 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (4.00%) vCloud
5 1 (4.00%) vSphere
5 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) SCOM
2 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) VMware
2 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (24.00%) Citrix
4 5 (20.00%) Cisco
5 4 (16.00%) Dell
6 2 (8.00%) 3PAR
6 2 (8.00%) EqualLogic
6 2 (8.00%) NetApp
7 1 (4.00%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (4.00%) Charles River
7 1 (4.00%) EMC
7 1 (4.00%) Veeam