Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 18 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 134 143
Rank change year-on-year -9 +9 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 7 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.26% 0.17% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.18% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 10
Edinburgh median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £53,625 £48,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £74,375 £72,125 £61,000
Scotland median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £58,750
% change year-on-year -4.17% +2.13% -3.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2594 2207 2917
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.18% 95.29% 95.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1577 1441 1862
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Infrastructure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Architect in Edinburgh

Infrastructure Architect
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Architect in Edinburgh

Infrastructure Architect
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Architect in Edinburgh

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 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 Edinburgh region featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) CISSP
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) Scrum
1 6 (85.71%) TOGAF
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
2 5 (71.43%) XenApp
3 4 (57.14%) Translating Business Requirements
3 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) SCCM
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Skype
4 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (42.86%) Skype for Business
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (42.86%) Office 365
5 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (28.57%) Varonis
5 2 (28.57%) Ansible
5 2 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
5 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (28.57%) Puppet
5 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (28.57%) IT Strategy
5 2 (28.57%) Google

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (42.86%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Skype
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) Scrum
1 6 (85.71%) TOGAF
2 4 (57.14%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (28.57%) IT Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) BCP
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) CISSP
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) XenApp
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) Ansible
2 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (28.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) CA
3 2 (28.57%) Google
3 2 (28.57%) Symantec
3 2 (28.57%) Varonis