Period
to 1 August 2021

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 1 August 2021.

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

Infrastructure Architect
England > South East
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 356 279 420
Rank change year-on-year -77 +141 +31
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 71 65 104
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.43% 0.56% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.58% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 25 45 68
10th Percentile £49,750 £62,500 £53,375
25th Percentile £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% - -3.57%
75th Percentile £75,222 £70,000 £76,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £74,500 £82,725
England median annual salary £76,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15,357 11,201 25,322
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.51% 95.69% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 11,215 9,236 20,984
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

Infrastructure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Architect in the South East

Infrastructure Architect
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure Architect in the South East.

Salary trend for Infrastructure Architect in the South East

Infrastructure Architect
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure Architect in the South East over the 6 months to 1 August 2021.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Architect in the South East

Infrastructure Architect
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect within the South East region over the 6 months to 1 August 2021. 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
Thames Valley -40 45 £72,500 +11.54% 10
Berkshire -26 41 £80,000 +23.08% 8
West Sussex -5 11 £55,000 -21.43%
Hampshire -68 9 £57,000 -12.31%
East Sussex -21 5 £70,278 +4.12%
Oxfordshire -18 2 £72,500 -0.68%
Buckinghamshire -32 2 £70,000 +47.37% 2
Surrey -37 2 £62,500 -3.85%
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 August 2021, 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 South East region featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 42 (59.15%) Azure
2 34 (47.89%) Windows
3 29 (40.85%) Public Cloud
4 28 (39.44%) IaaS
5 27 (38.03%) AWS
5 27 (38.03%) DevOps
6 26 (36.62%) Data Centre
7 25 (35.21%) Hybrid Cloud
7 25 (35.21%) Microsoft
8 24 (33.80%) PaaS
9 22 (30.99%) SaaS
9 22 (30.99%) VMware
10 21 (29.58%) SQL Server
10 21 (29.58%) Robotic Process Automation
11 20 (28.17%) Presales
11 20 (28.17%) Virtual Team
11 20 (28.17%) Artificial Intelligence
11 20 (28.17%) Robotics
11 20 (28.17%) VMware Infrastructure
12 19 (26.76%) Linux
13 18 (25.35%) Mentoring
14 16 (22.54%) LAN
15 15 (21.13%) Active Directory
15 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2008
16 13 (18.31%) SQL
16 13 (18.31%) Windows Server
17 12 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (16.90%) SharePoint
17 12 (16.90%) TOGAF
18 11 (15.49%) MCSE

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (16.90%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.63%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (4.23%) IIS
3 3 (4.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (59.15%) Azure
2 28 (39.44%) IaaS
3 27 (38.03%) AWS
4 24 (33.80%) PaaS
5 22 (30.99%) SaaS
6 9 (12.68%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (7.04%) Microsoft 365
8 2 (2.82%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (2.82%) Azure Logic Apps
8 2 (2.82%) Azure Stack
8 2 (2.82%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (2.82%) GCP
8 2 (2.82%) Power Platform
8 2 (2.82%) PowerApps
8 2 (2.82%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 16 (22.54%) LAN
2 7 (9.86%) Firewall
2 7 (9.86%) WAN
3 6 (8.45%) SAN
4 4 (5.63%) MPLS
4 4 (5.63%) VoIP
5 3 (4.23%) iSCSI
5 3 (4.23%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.23%) VSAN
6 2 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.41%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (29.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.63%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.82%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.82%) MySQL
3 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.41%) Big Data
4 1 (1.41%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) JIRA
General
1 12 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.86%) Finance
3 5 (7.04%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.63%) Local Government
4 4 (5.63%) Military
4 4 (5.63%) Social Skills
5 1 (1.41%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (1.41%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) OAuth
1 4 (5.63%) SAML
2 2 (2.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (40.85%) Public Cloud
2 26 (36.62%) Data Centre
3 25 (35.21%) Hybrid Cloud
4 20 (28.17%) Robotics
4 20 (28.17%) Virtual Team
5 4 (5.63%) Clustering
6 3 (4.23%) PKI
7 2 (2.82%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (2.82%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.41%) Legacy Systems
8 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (47.89%) Windows
2 19 (26.76%) Linux
3 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (18.31%) Windows Server
5 7 (9.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (7.04%) Windows 10
6 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (2.82%) Solaris
7 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.03%) DevOps
2 21 (29.58%) Robotic Process Automation
3 20 (28.17%) Artificial Intelligence
3 20 (28.17%) Presales
4 18 (25.35%) Mentoring
5 12 (16.90%) TOGAF
6 11 (15.49%) ITIL
6 11 (15.49%) PRINCE2
6 11 (15.49%) Project Management
7 10 (14.08%) ArchiMate
7 10 (14.08%) Coaching
7 10 (14.08%) Data Architecture
7 10 (14.08%) IT Strategy
7 10 (14.08%) Programme Management
7 10 (14.08%) Requirements Analysis
7 10 (14.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (12.68%) Configuration Management
9 8 (11.27%) Server Virtualisation
10 7 (9.86%) Translating Business Requirements
11 6 (8.45%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.31%) SQL
2 2 (2.82%) Java
3 1 (1.41%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (15.49%) CCNA
1 11 (15.49%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (15.49%) MCSE
1 11 (15.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.04%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.82%) Degree
3 2 (2.82%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) GDPR
1 2 (2.82%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (28.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (21.13%) Active Directory
3 8 (11.27%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.23%) NFS
4 3 (4.23%) Terminal Services
4 3 (4.23%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (4.23%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.82%) Docker
5 2 (2.82%) KVM
5 2 (2.82%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) SCCM
2 4 (5.63%) Ansible
2 4 (5.63%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.23%) FortiGate
3 3 (4.23%) SCOM
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (2.82%) Puppet
4 2 (2.82%) Terraform
5 1 (1.41%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (35.21%) Microsoft
2 22 (30.99%) VMware
3 10 (14.08%) Hitachi
4 7 (9.86%) Cisco
4 7 (9.86%) Red Hat
5 5 (7.04%) F5
5 5 (7.04%) Oracle
6 4 (5.63%) HP
7 3 (4.23%) Brocade
7 3 (4.23%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.23%) NetApp
8 2 (2.82%) Google
8 2 (2.82%) Juniper
8 2 (2.82%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.41%) Ivanti
9 1 (1.41%) Sun