Period
to 25 October 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 25 October 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
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 378 260 413
Rank change year-on-year -118 +153 +37
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 73 31 102
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.41% 0.39% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.40% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 74
10th Percentile £48,850 £59,050 £52,875
25th Percentile £52,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
75th Percentile £78,750 " £77,125
90th Percentile £81,125 £72,250 £90,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -

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 16,795 7,741 24,269
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.19% 96.46% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 11,765 6,433 20,129
10th Percentile £31,026 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,475 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,325 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.65% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 25 October 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 25 October 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 -58 48 £70,000 +7.69% 4
Berkshire -43 44 £73,750 +13.46% 4
West Sussex -11 12 £55,000 -21.43%
Hampshire -107 9 £70,000 +7.69% 3
Buckinghamshire -56 4 £70,000 -6.67%
Surrey -74 3 £62,500 -4.58% 1
East Sussex -35 2 £75,000 +38.89%
Infrastructure Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 October 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 43 (58.90%) Azure
2 34 (46.58%) AWS
2 34 (46.58%) Windows
3 32 (43.84%) Data Centre
4 30 (41.10%) Public Cloud
5 28 (38.36%) Mentoring
6 27 (36.99%) IaaS
7 26 (35.62%) VMware Infrastructure
7 26 (35.62%) VMware
8 25 (34.25%) SQL Server
8 25 (34.25%) Microsoft
9 24 (32.88%) Hybrid Cloud
10 23 (31.51%) PaaS
11 22 (30.14%) LAN
11 22 (30.14%) DevOps
12 21 (28.77%) Robotic Process Automation
12 21 (28.77%) SaaS
13 20 (27.40%) Robotics
13 20 (27.40%) Artificial Intelligence
13 20 (27.40%) Presales
13 20 (27.40%) Virtual Team
14 19 (26.03%) Windows Server 2008
14 19 (26.03%) Linux
14 19 (26.03%) Project Management
15 18 (24.66%) Windows Server
15 18 (24.66%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (23.29%) Stakeholder Management
17 16 (21.92%) SharePoint
18 15 (20.55%) Programme Management
18 15 (20.55%) Hitachi

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 16 (21.92%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.59%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.37%) IIS
3 1 (1.37%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (58.90%) Azure
2 34 (46.58%) AWS
3 27 (36.99%) IaaS
4 23 (31.51%) PaaS
5 21 (28.77%) SaaS
6 7 (9.59%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (9.59%) Microsoft 365
7 1 (1.37%) Azure Logic Apps
7 1 (1.37%) Azure Stack
7 1 (1.37%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.37%) GCP
7 1 (1.37%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.37%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 22 (30.14%) LAN
2 14 (19.18%) Firewall
3 13 (17.81%) WAN
4 7 (9.59%) SAN
5 4 (5.48%) MPLS
5 4 (5.48%) VoIP
6 3 (4.11%) DNS
6 3 (4.11%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.74%) DHCP
8 1 (1.37%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.37%) SMTP
8 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.37%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (34.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.74%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.37%) Big Data
3 1 (1.37%) Blockchain
3 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
General
1 18 (24.66%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.96%) Finance
2 8 (10.96%) Social Skills
3 4 (5.48%) Local Government
3 4 (5.48%) Presentation Skills
4 1 (1.37%) Military
4 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) OAuth
1 4 (5.48%) SAML
2 1 (1.37%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (43.84%) Data Centre
2 30 (41.10%) Public Cloud
3 24 (32.88%) Hybrid Cloud
4 20 (27.40%) Robotics
4 20 (27.40%) Virtual Team
5 7 (9.59%) PKI
6 3 (4.11%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (2.74%) Clustering
7 2 (2.74%) CMDB
7 2 (2.74%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.37%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (46.58%) Windows
2 19 (26.03%) Linux
2 19 (26.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (24.66%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2019
5 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (1.37%) Solaris
6 1 (1.37%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (38.36%) Mentoring
2 22 (30.14%) DevOps
3 21 (28.77%) Robotic Process Automation
4 20 (27.40%) Artificial Intelligence
4 20 (27.40%) Presales
5 19 (26.03%) Project Management
6 17 (23.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (20.55%) ArchiMate
7 15 (20.55%) Coaching
7 15 (20.55%) Data Architecture
7 15 (20.55%) Programme Management
7 15 (20.55%) Requirements Analysis
8 14 (19.18%) Configuration Management
8 14 (19.18%) ITIL
9 13 (17.81%) TOGAF
10 11 (15.07%) PRINCE2
11 8 (10.96%) IT Strategy
11 8 (10.96%) Server Virtualisation
12 7 (9.59%) Translating Business Requirements
13 6 (8.22%) Application Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.33%) SQL
2 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.37%) Java
3 1 (1.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (17.81%) MCSE
1 13 (17.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (15.07%) CCNA
2 11 (15.07%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.85%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.48%) AWS Certification
4 4 (5.48%) Degree
5 2 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.74%) MCITP
5 2 (2.74%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) GDPR
2 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 26 (35.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (19.18%) Active Directory
3 7 (9.59%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.37%) KVM
5 1 (1.37%) NFS
5 1 (1.37%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (12.33%) SCCM
2 6 (8.22%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.74%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.37%) Ansible
4 1 (1.37%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.37%) Puppet
4 1 (1.37%) SCOM
4 1 (1.37%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (35.62%) VMware
2 25 (34.25%) Microsoft
3 15 (20.55%) Hitachi
4 7 (9.59%) Oracle
5 6 (8.22%) Ivanti
6 4 (5.48%) Cisco
7 3 (4.11%) HP
8 2 (2.74%) ANSYS
8 2 (2.74%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.37%) Brocade
9 1 (1.37%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.37%) F5
9 1 (1.37%) NetApp
9 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.37%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.37%) Sun