Period
to 21 September 2020

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 21 September 2020.

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
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 246 410 456
Rank change year-on-year +164 +46 +31
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 39 102 90
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.47% 0.40% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.41% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 23 76 57
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £62,500 £52,250 £52,000
90th Percentile £73,600 £88,750 £80,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000

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 7,907 24,786 28,588
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.94% 96.05% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 6,433 20,174 23,789
Median annual salary £50,500 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.32% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% +3.09%

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 21 September 2020.

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 21 September 2020. 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 +129 22 £65,000 -7.14% 1
Berkshire +107 19 £65,000 -7.14%
West Sussex +38 10 £70,000 +16.67%
Surrey +104 3 £61,750 -10.18% 1
Hampshire +102 3 £65,000 -12.16%
Oxfordshire +51 2 £73,000 +8.15% 1
Buckinghamshire +70 1 £75,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £54,000 - 1
Infrastructure Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 September 2020, 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 24 (61.54%) Windows
2 22 (56.41%) Azure
3 21 (53.85%) VMware
4 20 (51.28%) Microsoft
5 15 (38.46%) SQL
6 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
6 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
6 14 (35.90%) IaaS
7 13 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (33.33%) PaaS
7 13 (33.33%) Linux
8 12 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (30.77%) Technical Architecture
9 11 (28.21%) TOGAF
9 11 (28.21%) MCSE
9 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (28.21%) TOGAF Certification
10 10 (25.64%) MCSA
10 10 (25.64%) Business Continuity
10 10 (25.64%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (23.08%) Skype
11 9 (23.08%) Windows Server
12 7 (17.95%) Data Centre
12 7 (17.95%) Private Cloud
12 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
13 6 (15.38%) Office 365
13 6 (15.38%) Military
13 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure as Code
14 5 (12.82%) IT Strategy
14 5 (12.82%) NetApp

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 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.56%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (56.41%) Azure
2 14 (35.90%) IaaS
3 13 (33.33%) PaaS
4 6 (15.38%) Office 365
5 4 (10.26%) AWS
6 2 (5.13%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (5.13%) GCP
6 2 (5.13%) Slack
7 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) Skype
2 3 (7.69%) DHCP
2 3 (7.69%) SAN
2 3 (7.69%) WAN
3 2 (5.13%) DNS
3 2 (5.13%) Firewall
3 2 (5.13%) LAN
3 2 (5.13%) VoIP
3 2 (5.13%) VPN
4 1 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.56%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (5.13%) Big Data
2 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.13%) MySQL
2 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) JIRA
General
1 6 (15.38%) Military
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Legal
2 1 (2.56%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Data Centre
1 7 (17.95%) Private Cloud
2 3 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (7.69%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.13%) Clustering
3 2 (5.13%) IVR
3 2 (5.13%) User Experience
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (61.54%) Windows
2 13 (33.33%) Linux
3 9 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.13%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
1 12 (30.77%) Technical Architecture
2 11 (28.21%) TOGAF
3 10 (25.64%) Business Continuity
3 10 (25.64%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure as Code
5 5 (12.82%) DevOps
5 5 (12.82%) IT Strategy
6 4 (10.26%) Migration
6 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
7 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.69%) Architectural Design
7 3 (7.69%) Presales
8 2 (5.13%) Business Case
8 2 (5.13%) Conversational UI
8 2 (5.13%) Deployment Automation
8 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Automation
8 2 (5.13%) Project Delivery
8 2 (5.13%) Storage Management
8 2 (5.13%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 15 (38.46%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
2 11 (28.21%) MCSE
2 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (28.21%) TOGAF Certification
3 10 (25.64%) MCSA
4 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.13%) CCNA
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.13%) Degree
5 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.56%) CCNP
System Software
1 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
2 13 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.82%) vSphere
4 4 (10.26%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.13%) Docker
5 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.56%) KVM
6 1 (2.56%) vCloud
6 1 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Ansible
1 4 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (10.26%) SCCM
2 3 (7.69%) SCOM
3 2 (5.13%) Puppet
3 2 (5.13%) Terraform
4 1 (2.56%) Kibana
4 1 (2.56%) logstash
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.56%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 21 (53.85%) VMware
2 20 (51.28%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.82%) NetApp
4 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.13%) Citrix
5 2 (5.13%) Google
5 2 (5.13%) HP
5 2 (5.13%) Juniper
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle
6 1 (2.56%) IBM
6 1 (2.56%) Veeam