The median annual salary for a Infrastructure Architect was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

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

Infrastructure Architect
North West / Manchester
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 158 164
Rank change year-on-year -44 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 3 19 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.076% 0.55% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.56% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2 17 3
Median salary £55,000 £80,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.25% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3853 3385 3496
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.13% 97.78% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3256 2870 2848
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Infrastructure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Architect in Manchester

Infrastructure Architect
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Architect in Manchester

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Manchester region featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 9 (42.86%) Retail
1 9 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
2 8 (38.10%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
3 7 (33.33%) WAN
4 6 (28.57%) Migration
4 6 (28.57%) IaaS
5 5 (23.81%) PaaS
5 5 (23.81%) VMware
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
5 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (23.81%) Office 365
6 4 (19.05%) Finance
6 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
7 3 (14.29%) SAN
7 3 (14.29%) NetApp
7 3 (14.29%) OpenVMS
7 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 3 (14.29%) Solaris
7 3 (14.29%) Linux
8 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
8 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (9.52%) ITIL
8 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
8 2 (9.52%) Unix
8 2 (9.52%) SOA
8 2 (9.52%) LAN
8 2 (9.52%) Middleware
8 2 (9.52%) Service Management
8 2 (9.52%) Publishing

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (28.57%) IaaS
3 5 (23.81%) Office 365
3 5 (23.81%) PaaS
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (9.52%) SaaS
5 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
5 1 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (14.29%) SAN
3 2 (9.52%) BGP
3 2 (9.52%) IPsec
3 2 (9.52%) LAN
3 2 (9.52%) VLAN
4 1 (4.76%) DNS
4 1 (4.76%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (42.86%) Retail
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
1 3 (14.29%) OpenVMS
1 3 (14.29%) Solaris
2 2 (9.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (28.57%) Migration
3 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
5 2 (9.52%) ITSM
5 2 (9.52%) Network Management
5 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
5 2 (9.52%) Service Management
5 2 (9.52%) SOA
5 2 (9.52%) Software Architecture
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
1 5 (23.81%) VMware
2 3 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix
3 1 (4.76%) Google