The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Architect was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 24 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
England / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 262 224 235
Rank change year-on-year -38 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 13 13 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.19% 0.23% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.24% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 8
Median salary £52,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,100
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £81,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -10.71% +12.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6524 5469 6174
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.62% 97.75% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5332 4649 5044
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Architect in the North West

Infrastructure Architect
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Architect in the North West

Infrastructure Architect
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect in the North West over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Architect in the North West

Infrastructure Architect
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -19 12 £52,500 -25.00%
Cheshire - 1 - -
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 16 (51.61%) Enterprise Architecture
2 14 (45.16%) VMware
2 14 (45.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (35.48%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (35.48%) Hyper-V
3 11 (35.48%) IaaS
4 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
5 9 (29.03%) Problem Management
5 9 (29.03%) Network Design
5 9 (29.03%) Capacity Management
6 8 (25.81%) Office 365
6 8 (25.81%) Finance
6 8 (25.81%) Migration
6 8 (25.81%) WAN
7 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (19.35%) Retail
8 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
8 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
9 4 (12.90%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (12.90%) TOGAF
9 4 (12.90%) Performance Management
10 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (9.68%) Middleware
10 3 (9.68%) DNS
10 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
10 3 (9.68%) Linux
10 3 (9.68%) IT Strategy
11 2 (6.45%) vRealize
11 2 (6.45%) Icinga

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (12.90%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (45.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (35.48%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (35.48%) IaaS
3 8 (25.81%) Office 365
4 2 (6.45%) SaaS
5 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
5 1 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (3.23%) PaaS
5 1 (3.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) WAN
2 3 (9.68%) DNS
3 2 (6.45%) BGP
3 2 (6.45%) IPsec
3 2 (6.45%) LAN
3 2 (6.45%) SAN
3 2 (6.45%) VLAN
4 1 (3.23%) DHCP
4 1 (3.23%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Big Data
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (29.03%) Capacity Management
2 9 (29.03%) Network Design
2 9 (29.03%) Problem Management
3 8 (25.81%) Migration
4 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (12.90%) Performance Management
5 4 (12.90%) TOGAF
6 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
6 3 (9.68%) IT Strategy
6 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.45%) ITIL
7 2 (6.45%) ITSM
7 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.23%) Change Control
8 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.23%) Information Security
8 1 (3.23%) Network Management
8 1 (3.23%) Project Governance
8 1 (3.23%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
System Software
1 11 (35.48%) Hyper-V
2 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Icinga
1 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.45%) Puppet
1 2 (6.45%) vRealize
2 1 (3.23%) SnapMirror
2 1 (3.23%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) VMware
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco
3 2 (6.45%) Citrix
3 2 (6.45%) Dell
3 2 (6.45%) EMC
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.23%) 3PAR
4 1 (3.23%) Google
4 1 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) NetApp
4 1 (3.23%) SAP