Period
to 22 October 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Architect was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 22 October 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
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 322 335 312
Rank change year-on-year +13 -23 +20
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 46 29 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.36% 0.24% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.25% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 35 13 23
North West median annual salary £52,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.23% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £47,500 £47,250 £41,500
90th Percentile £84,500 £78,750 £73,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year -3.45% +7.41% +3.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12335 11813 12670
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.65% 97.35% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 9872 9951 10432
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Infrastructure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

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 6 months to 22 October 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 6 months to 22 October 2017. 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
Manchester +15 41 £52,500 -25.00% 1
Cheshire -19 5 £72,500 +12.40%
Infrastructure Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 27 (58.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 23 (50.00%) VMware
2 23 (50.00%) IaaS
3 22 (47.83%) Capacity Management
3 22 (47.83%) Network Design
3 22 (47.83%) Problem Management
4 21 (45.65%) Enterprise Architecture
5 15 (32.61%) DevOps
6 12 (26.09%) Performance Management
6 12 (26.09%) Finance
6 12 (26.09%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (21.74%) Windows
8 9 (19.57%) Open Source
9 6 (13.04%) Linux
10 5 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (8.70%) Office 365
12 3 (6.52%) Big Data
12 3 (6.52%) Mesos
12 3 (6.52%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (6.52%) GitLab
12 3 (6.52%) Analytics
12 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
12 3 (6.52%) Go
12 3 (6.52%) Ansible
12 3 (6.52%) Docker
12 3 (6.52%) Marathon
12 3 (6.52%) rkt
12 3 (6.52%) Kubernetes
12 3 (6.52%) Continuous Delivery

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 12 (26.09%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 27 (58.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (50.00%) IaaS
3 5 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (8.70%) Office 365
5 3 (6.52%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) DHCP
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) SAN
2 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) Big Data
1 3 (6.52%) Hadoop
1 3 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.52%) GitLab
1 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (26.09%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Electronics
2 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.52%) Marketing
2 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) .NET
1 3 (6.52%) MSMQ
1 3 (6.52%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Public Cloud
2 2 (4.35%) CESG
2 2 (4.35%) Cybercrime
2 2 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.74%) Windows
2 6 (13.04%) Linux
3 3 (6.52%) Unix
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) Capacity Management
1 22 (47.83%) Network Design
1 22 (47.83%) Problem Management
2 21 (45.65%) Enterprise Architecture
3 15 (32.61%) DevOps
4 12 (26.09%) Performance Management
5 9 (19.57%) Open Source
6 3 (6.52%) Analytics
6 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.52%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (6.52%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (6.52%) Machine Learning
6 3 (6.52%) Migration
6 3 (6.52%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.35%) DDoS Mitigation
7 2 (4.35%) Privileged Access Management
8 1 (2.17%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (2.17%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.17%) Translating Business Requirements
8 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) C++
1 3 (6.52%) Go
1 3 (6.52%) Java
1 3 (6.52%) Python
1 3 (6.52%) Shell Script
1 3 (6.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) CISSP
2 2 (4.35%) ISSAP
System Software
1 23 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.52%) Docker
3 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Ansible
1 3 (6.52%) Kubernetes
1 3 (6.52%) Marathon
1 3 (6.52%) Mesos
1 3 (6.52%) rkt
2 1 (2.17%) SnapMirror
2 1 (2.17%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 23 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (6.52%) Google
2 3 (6.52%) SAP
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.17%) Capita
4 1 (2.17%) NetApp