Period
to 6 July 2020

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 6 July 2020.

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

Infrastructure Architect
UK > England
6 months to
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 569 799 836
Rank change year-on-year +230 +37 -95
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 238 272 355
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.21% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 192 202 235
Median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
10th Percentile £54,175 £53,750 £45,200
90th Percentile £88,750 £100,000 £93,750
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 69,227 130,686 160,909
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.00% 95.91% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 56,332 105,206 131,690
Median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

Infrastructure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Architect in England

Infrastructure Architect
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure Architect in England.

Salary trend for Infrastructure Architect in England

Infrastructure Architect
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure Architect in England over the 6 months to 6 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Architect in England

Infrastructure Architect
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect within the England region over the 6 months to 6 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +190 88 £75,000 - 1
South East +121 76 £68,000 +0.74% 3
North of England +180 57 £70,000 +16.67% 4
North West +140 45 £70,000 +16.67% 2
Midlands +108 13 £70,000 +7.69% 1
Yorkshire +107 12 £70,000 +21.74% 2
West Midlands +99 10 £70,000 +7.69%
South West +105 5 £52,500 -26.32%
East Midlands +65 3 £55,000 -13.73% 1
Infrastructure Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 2020, Infrastructure Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 138 (57.98%) Microsoft
1 138 (57.98%) Azure
2 85 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 80 (33.61%) Windows
3 80 (33.61%) VMware
4 63 (26.47%) IaaS
5 62 (26.05%) PaaS
6 58 (24.37%) Data Centre
7 55 (23.11%) IT Strategy
8 52 (21.85%) TOGAF
8 52 (21.85%) SQL
9 50 (21.01%) Cisco
9 50 (21.01%) Migration
10 46 (19.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 46 (19.33%) AWS
10 46 (19.33%) TOGAF Certification
11 45 (18.91%) SQL Server
11 45 (18.91%) MCSE
11 45 (18.91%) Firewall
12 41 (17.23%) Finance
13 40 (16.81%) MCSA
13 40 (16.81%) Cybersecurity
14 36 (15.13%) Windows Server
15 35 (14.71%) VPN
16 34 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
16 34 (14.29%) Office 365
17 32 (13.45%) Business Continuity
18 30 (12.61%) IIS
18 30 (12.61%) Linux
19 25 (10.50%) Technical Architecture

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 30 (12.61%) IIS
2 7 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.10%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.10%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.84%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.42%) Apache
6 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 138 (57.98%) Azure
2 63 (26.47%) IaaS
3 62 (26.05%) PaaS
4 46 (19.33%) AWS
5 34 (14.29%) Office 365
6 12 (5.04%) GCP
7 10 (4.20%) SaaS
8 9 (3.78%) Slack
9 6 (2.52%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (2.10%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (1.26%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.42%) Cloudflare
13 1 (0.42%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.42%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 45 (18.91%) Firewall
2 35 (14.71%) VPN
3 22 (9.24%) MPLS
4 20 (8.40%) Skype
4 20 (8.40%) Wireless
5 19 (7.98%) DNS
6 18 (7.56%) WAN
7 17 (7.14%) SAN
8 10 (4.20%) BGP
8 10 (4.20%) DHCP
8 10 (4.20%) LAN
8 10 (4.20%) OSPF
9 8 (3.36%) VoIP
10 6 (2.52%) Network Security
11 5 (2.10%) Internet
12 4 (1.68%) BIG-IP
12 4 (1.68%) IPv4
12 4 (1.68%) IPv6
12 4 (1.68%) Spanning Tree
12 4 (1.68%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (18.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.78%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (3.78%) Big Data
3 4 (1.68%) MySQL
4 3 (1.26%) DB2
5 2 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (0.84%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (0.84%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (3.78%) JIRA
General
1 41 (17.23%) Finance
2 6 (2.52%) Banking
2 6 (2.52%) Military
3 4 (1.68%) Retail
4 2 (0.84%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.42%) Advertising
5 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.42%) Legal
5 1 (0.42%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.10%) Web Services
2 4 (1.68%) Middleware
3 1 (0.42%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.42%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 58 (24.37%) Data Centre
2 16 (6.72%) Public Cloud
3 8 (3.36%) Private Cloud
4 7 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.68%) Social Media
6 3 (1.26%) Clustering
6 3 (1.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (1.26%) PKI
6 3 (1.26%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.84%) IVR
7 2 (0.84%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.84%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.84%) User Experience
8 1 (0.42%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.42%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 80 (33.61%) Windows
2 36 (15.13%) Windows Server
3 30 (12.61%) Linux
4 12 (5.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (3.36%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.26%) Unix
7 2 (0.84%) HPUX
7 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.42%) Solaris
8 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (23.11%) IT Strategy
2 52 (21.85%) TOGAF
3 50 (21.01%) Migration
4 40 (16.81%) Cybersecurity
5 34 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 32 (13.45%) Business Continuity
7 25 (10.50%) Technical Architecture
8 23 (9.66%) DevOps
9 21 (8.82%) Enterprise Architecture
10 18 (7.56%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (6.72%) Data Management
12 11 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 11 (4.62%) Network Design
12 11 (4.62%) Strategic Roadmap
13 10 (4.20%) Architectural Design
13 10 (4.20%) Data Migration
14 8 (3.36%) Architecture Roadmap
14 8 (3.36%) Decision-Making
15 7 (2.94%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 52 (21.85%) SQL
2 8 (3.36%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.84%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.42%) Perl
Qualifications
1 46 (19.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 46 (19.33%) TOGAF Certification
2 45 (18.91%) MCSE
3 40 (16.81%) MCSA
4 23 (9.66%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (7.14%) CCNA
6 14 (5.88%) Security Cleared
7 11 (4.62%) MCTS
8 9 (3.78%) CCNP
9 6 (2.52%) Degree
9 6 (2.52%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.26%) AWS Certification
10 3 (1.26%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.26%) MCSD
11 1 (0.42%) MCITP
11 1 (0.42%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 21 (8.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 85 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 22 (9.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (7.14%) Forefront TMG
3 17 (7.14%) ISA Server
4 12 (5.04%) Hyper-V
5 9 (3.78%) Docker
6 7 (2.94%) vSphere
7 5 (2.10%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.42%) KVM
9 1 (0.42%) vCloud
9 1 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.42%) XenApp
9 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (6.30%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (5.88%) SCCM
3 13 (5.46%) Puppet
4 12 (5.04%) Ansible
4 12 (5.04%) Terraform
5 8 (3.36%) SCOM
6 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.84%) vCenter Server
6 2 (0.84%) vRealize
6 2 (0.84%) WSUS
7 1 (0.42%) Avamar
7 1 (0.42%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.42%) Kibana
7 1 (0.42%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.42%) logstash
Vendors
1 138 (57.98%) Microsoft
2 80 (33.61%) VMware
3 50 (21.01%) Cisco
4 20 (8.40%) HP
4 20 (8.40%) Juniper
5 16 (6.72%) Oracle
6 13 (5.46%) Citrix
7 12 (5.04%) Red Hat
8 10 (4.20%) Meraki
9 9 (3.78%) Dell
9 9 (3.78%) Google
9 9 (3.78%) IBM
10 8 (3.36%) F5
10 8 (3.36%) NetApp
11 6 (2.52%) Avaya
11 6 (2.52%) Fortinet
12 4 (1.68%) Brocade
12 4 (1.68%) Ericsson
12 4 (1.68%) NETGEAR
12 4 (1.68%) Nokia