The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 83 93
Rank change year-on-year -9 +10  
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 8 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.63% 0.67% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.70% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 2
Median salary £70,000 £67,500 £47,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +42.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £57,750 £43,925
10% offered a salary of more than £74,250 £72,050 £49,575
UK excluding London median salary £61,250 £68,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -10.58% +9.60%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1200 1143 1343
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.01% 95.73% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2912 2248 2946
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +0.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £25,750 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 29 June 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 15 (78.95%) TOGAF
2 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (73.68%) CISSP
3 13 (68.42%) ITIL
4 12 (63.16%) Scrum
5 9 (47.37%) Citrix
5 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
5 9 (47.37%) Data Centre
6 8 (42.11%) IT Strategy
6 8 (42.11%) Finance
7 6 (31.58%) Symantec
8 5 (26.32%) Cisco
8 5 (26.32%) Windows
8 5 (26.32%) XenApp
8 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (26.32%) Office 365
9 4 (21.05%) Puppet
9 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (21.05%) Ansible
9 4 (21.05%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
9 4 (21.05%) Linux
9 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
9 4 (21.05%) Google
9 4 (21.05%) Translating Business Requirements
10 3 (15.79%) Skype
10 3 (15.79%) SCCM
10 3 (15.79%) Zachman Framework

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 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (15.79%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (26.32%) Office 365
2 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (21.05%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Skype
2 2 (10.53%) Network Security
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.26%) NAS
3 1 (5.26%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Big Data
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) TOGAF
2 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (68.42%) ITIL
4 12 (63.16%) Scrum
5 8 (42.11%) IT Strategy
6 4 (21.05%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (15.79%) Zachman Framework
8 2 (10.53%) CRM
9 1 (5.26%) BCP
9 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
9 1 (5.26%) Data Architecture
9 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
9 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
9 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (5.26%) High Availability
9 1 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) CISSP
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) XenApp
2 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
2 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Ansible
1 4 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (21.05%) Puppet
2 3 (15.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Citrix
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Symantec
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco
4 4 (21.05%) Google
5 2 (10.53%) CA
5 2 (10.53%) Varonis