Period
to 24 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Architect was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

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
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 811 639 749
Rank change year-on-year -172 +110 -153
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 346 589 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.35% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.37% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 278 454 423
England median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £50,000 £48,400 £48,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £97,500 £94,550
UK median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -3.57% +3.70% +3.85%

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 156,707 161,341 186,960
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.09% 96.47% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 128,711 135,303 157,840
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Infrastructure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Architect in England

Infrastructure Architect
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Architect in England

Infrastructure Architect
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect in England over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

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 24 January 2018. 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 -130 148 £70,000 -6.67% 18
South East -1 93 £60,500 -10.37% 15
North of England -55 74 £65,000 +4.00% 12
North West 0 37 £58,750 +6.82% 5
Yorkshire -10 32 £62,500 - 4
Midlands +8 11 £56,000 -6.67% 6
East of England -21 9 £65,000 -10.34% 3
West Midlands -3 8 £56,000 -25.33% 5
South West -14 7 £52,655 +3.24% 1
North East -20 5 £69,000 -4.83% 3
East Midlands -1 3 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Infrastructure Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, 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.

1 137 (39.60%) Microsoft
2 131 (37.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 121 (34.97%) VMware
4 116 (33.53%) Windows
5 111 (32.08%) Finance
6 84 (24.28%) Data Centre
7 81 (23.41%) IT Strategy
8 80 (23.12%) VMware Infrastructure
9 78 (22.54%) Linux
10 72 (20.81%) WAN
10 72 (20.81%) Active Directory
11 63 (18.21%) IaaS
12 61 (17.63%) LAN
13 60 (17.34%) SAN
13 60 (17.34%) DevOps
14 56 (16.18%) Hyper-V
14 56 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
15 55 (15.90%) Amazon AWS
16 51 (14.74%) Cisco
17 48 (13.87%) Windows Server
18 47 (13.58%) PaaS
19 46 (13.29%) SQL Server
20 42 (12.14%) Enterprise Architecture
20 42 (12.14%) Office 365
21 37 (10.69%) TOGAF
22 35 (10.12%) Technical Architecture
22 35 (10.12%) Firewall
23 32 (9.25%) DNS
23 32 (9.25%) HP
23 32 (9.25%) High Availability

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 19 (5.49%) MS Exchange
2 11 (3.18%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (2.31%) WebLogic
4 7 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (2.02%) IIS
5 6 (1.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (1.45%) Confluence
6 5 (1.45%) Documentum
6 5 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.45%) OpenStack
6 5 (1.45%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (1.45%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.16%) Apache
8 2 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.58%) CloudStack
8 2 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.58%) nginx
8 2 (0.58%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 131 (37.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 63 (18.21%) IaaS
3 55 (15.90%) Amazon AWS
4 47 (13.58%) PaaS
5 42 (12.14%) Office 365
6 29 (8.38%) SaaS
7 7 (2.02%) Bluemix
7 7 (2.02%) IBM Cloud
8 6 (1.73%) GitHub
9 5 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (1.16%) Akamai
10 4 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.87%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.58%) Slack
13 1 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.29%) IBM PureFlex
13 1 (0.29%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.29%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 72 (20.81%) WAN
2 61 (17.63%) LAN
3 60 (17.34%) SAN
4 35 (10.12%) Firewall
5 32 (9.25%) DNS
6 19 (5.49%) Unified Communications
7 16 (4.62%) TCP/IP
8 15 (4.34%) DHCP
9 13 (3.76%) VPN
10 11 (3.18%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (2.60%) VoIP
12 8 (2.31%) Network Security
13 7 (2.02%) NAS
14 5 (1.45%) iSCSI
14 5 (1.45%) VLAN
15 4 (1.16%) IP Telephony
15 4 (1.16%) IPsec
15 4 (1.16%) NetScaler
15 4 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
15 4 (1.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (13.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.18%) Big Data
3 8 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (2.31%) MongoDB
4 7 (2.02%) NoSQL
5 6 (1.73%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.16%) MySQL
7 4 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.87%) Redis
8 3 (0.87%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.58%) Blockchain
9 2 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.58%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.58%) OLTP
9 2 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.29%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.29%) OLAP
10 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (3.47%) Jenkins
2 11 (3.18%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.45%) JIRA
3 5 (1.45%) Selenium
4 4 (1.16%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.58%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.29%) Psake
6 1 (0.29%) Subversion
6 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 111 (32.08%) Finance
2 13 (3.76%) Banking
3 11 (3.18%) Retail
4 9 (2.60%) Marketing
5 8 (2.31%) Back Office
6 7 (2.02%) Games
7 5 (1.45%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.16%) Advertising
8 4 (1.16%) Law
9 3 (0.87%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.58%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Electronics
11 1 (0.29%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.23%) Middleware
2 15 (4.34%) .NET
2 15 (4.34%) Web Services
3 5 (1.45%) REST
3 5 (1.45%) SOAP
4 4 (1.16%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (1.16%) SAP Basis
5 3 (0.87%) J2EE
6 2 (0.58%) EDI
6 2 (0.58%) Kafka
6 2 (0.58%) LAMP
6 2 (0.58%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (0.58%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (0.58%) Node.js
6 2 (0.58%) SAML
6 2 (0.58%) XML
7 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET Core
7 1 (0.29%) Java EE
7 1 (0.29%) OAuth
7 1 (0.29%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 84 (24.28%) Data Centre
2 21 (6.07%) Hybrid Cloud
3 19 (5.49%) Public Cloud
4 17 (4.91%) Private Cloud
5 16 (4.62%) Clustering
6 15 (4.34%) Management Information System
7 12 (3.47%) Greenfield Project
8 11 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (3.18%) Enterprise Cloud
9 10 (2.89%) Mainframe
10 7 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (2.02%) Replication
11 5 (1.45%) IBM Mainframe
11 5 (1.45%) User Experience
11 5 (1.45%) Virtual Team
12 4 (1.16%) BYOD
12 4 (1.16%) Derivative
13 3 (0.87%) Computer Science
13 3 (0.87%) FMCG
13 3 (0.87%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 116 (33.53%) Windows
2 78 (22.54%) Linux
3 48 (13.87%) Windows Server
4 20 (5.78%) Unix
4 20 (5.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (2.31%) Mac OS
6 8 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (2.02%) Windows 10
8 6 (1.73%) Ubuntu
8 6 (1.73%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.45%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.16%) CentOS
11 3 (0.87%) HPUX
11 3 (0.87%) Solaris
12 2 (0.58%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.29%) AIX
13 1 (0.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (23.41%) IT Strategy
2 60 (17.34%) DevOps
3 56 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (12.14%) Enterprise Architecture
5 37 (10.69%) TOGAF
6 35 (10.12%) Technical Architecture
7 32 (9.25%) High Availability
8 29 (8.38%) ITIL
8 29 (8.38%) Service Delivery
9 28 (8.09%) Migration
10 27 (7.80%) Project Management
11 24 (6.94%) Mentoring
11 24 (6.94%) Presales
12 23 (6.65%) Configuration Management
12 23 (6.65%) Open Source
13 19 (5.49%) Load Balancing
14 17 (4.91%) Cybersecurity
14 17 (4.91%) Information Security
15 16 (4.62%) Change Management
15 16 (4.62%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 12 (3.47%) PowerShell
2 11 (3.18%) Java
2 11 (3.18%) Python
2 11 (3.18%) SQL
3 6 (1.73%) C
4 4 (1.16%) Ruby
5 3 (0.87%) C#
6 2 (0.58%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.58%) Bourne shell
6 2 (0.58%) Go
6 2 (0.58%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.58%) Perl
7 1 (0.29%) F#
Qualifications
1 26 (7.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (6.65%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (6.36%) MCSE
4 18 (5.20%) CCNA
5 15 (4.34%) Security Cleared
6 14 (4.05%) Degree
7 8 (2.31%) SC Cleared
8 7 (2.02%) CCNP
9 4 (1.16%) CISSP
9 4 (1.16%) MCSA
9 4 (1.16%) MCSD
10 3 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.58%) CCIE
11 2 (0.58%) ISSAP
11 2 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.58%) RHCE
11 2 (0.58%) RHCSA
12 1 (0.29%) CCDP
12 1 (0.29%) CCIE Routing and Switching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (2.60%) SLA
3 5 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.45%) GDPR
4 4 (1.16%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (1.16%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.16%) QA
5 3 (0.87%) GCP
6 2 (0.58%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.29%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 80 (23.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 72 (20.81%) Active Directory
3 56 (16.18%) Hyper-V
4 17 (4.91%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (4.62%) vSphere
6 11 (3.18%) Virtual Servers
7 8 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (2.31%) VMware NSX
8 7 (2.02%) NFS
9 6 (1.73%) Docker
9 6 (1.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.87%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.58%) Varnish
11 2 (0.58%) XenApp
12 1 (0.29%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.29%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (6.65%) SCCM
2 21 (6.07%) Puppet
3 17 (4.91%) Ansible
4 14 (4.05%) SCOM
5 8 (2.31%) Microsoft Clustering
5 8 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.73%) Terraform
7 5 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (1.45%) vCenter Server
7 5 (1.45%) ZABBIX
8 4 (1.16%) Kubernetes
8 4 (1.16%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (1.16%) Salt
9 2 (0.58%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.58%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.58%) Nagios
9 2 (0.58%) Nessus
9 2 (0.58%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.58%) Nmap
Vendors
1 137 (39.60%) Microsoft
2 121 (34.97%) VMware
3 51 (14.74%) Cisco
4 32 (9.25%) HP
5 28 (8.09%) Citrix
6 27 (7.80%) Oracle
7 16 (4.62%) NetApp
8 15 (4.34%) Dell
8 15 (4.34%) Red Hat
9 14 (4.05%) IBM
10 13 (3.76%) 3PAR
11 11 (3.18%) F5
12 10 (2.89%) EqualLogic
13 9 (2.60%) CheckPoint
13 9 (2.60%) EMC
13 9 (2.60%) Veeam
14 8 (2.31%) Capita
14 8 (2.31%) CommVault
15 7 (2.02%) SAP
16 6 (1.73%) SaltStack