Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 378 459 457
Rank change year-on-year +81 -2 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 84 64 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.37% 0.24% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.25% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 70 54 78
South East median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - -3.70%
10th Percentile £60,000 £56,625 £42,500
90th Percentile £86,625 £80,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% -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 21,649 25,914 30,573
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.66% 96.44% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 17,680 21,426 25,570
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +5.26%

Infrastructure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Architect in the job title as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect in the South East over the 6 months to 22 February 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 22 February 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 +78 45 £72,500 +11.54% 7
Berkshire +32 19 £75,000 +15.38% 4
Buckinghamshire +29 19 £70,000 +7.69% 2
West Sussex +29 17 £60,000 -31.43%
Surrey +34 10 £65,000 +4.00% 4
Hampshire +1 10 £70,000 +7.69% 1
Oxfordshire +20 7 £75,000 +20.00% 1
East Sussex +4 1 £67,500 -25.00% 1
Infrastructure Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 44 (52.38%) Azure
2 43 (51.19%) VMware
3 41 (48.81%) Microsoft
4 35 (41.67%) Windows
5 30 (35.71%) Data Centre
6 29 (34.52%) Active Directory
6 29 (34.52%) VMware Infrastructure
7 26 (30.95%) IT Strategy
8 23 (27.38%) SQL
9 22 (26.19%) Windows Server
10 21 (25.00%) Migration
11 19 (22.62%) TOGAF
11 19 (22.62%) SQL Server
11 19 (22.62%) Cisco Certification
12 18 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
12 18 (21.43%) AWS
13 17 (20.24%) Cisco
14 16 (19.05%) SAN
14 16 (19.05%) Azure Active Directory
15 15 (17.86%) DevOps
15 15 (17.86%) Server Virtualisation
15 15 (17.86%) SharePoint
16 14 (16.67%) MCSE
17 13 (15.48%) Network Design
17 13 (15.48%) PowerShell
17 13 (15.48%) Security Cleared
18 12 (14.29%) DNS
18 12 (14.29%) WAN
18 12 (14.29%) HP
18 12 (14.29%) Office 365

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 15 (17.86%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.76%) IIS
3 2 (2.38%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 44 (52.38%) Azure
2 18 (21.43%) AWS
3 16 (19.05%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (14.29%) Office 365
5 7 (8.33%) IaaS
5 7 (8.33%) PaaS
6 5 (5.95%) Slack
7 3 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (2.38%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 2 (2.38%) Cloudflare
8 2 (2.38%) Mimecast
8 2 (2.38%) SaaS
9 1 (1.19%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.05%) SAN
2 12 (14.29%) DNS
2 12 (14.29%) WAN
3 11 (13.10%) LAN
4 10 (11.90%) Firewall
4 10 (11.90%) Internet
5 7 (8.33%) DHCP
5 7 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 7 (8.33%) VPN
6 6 (7.14%) VLAN
7 5 (5.95%) BGP
7 5 (5.95%) IMAP
7 5 (5.95%) NetScaler
7 5 (5.95%) OSPF
7 5 (5.95%) SMTP
7 5 (5.95%) SNMP
8 3 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (2.38%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (1.19%) Network Security
10 1 (1.19%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.62%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.95%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (5.95%) Big Data
3 1 (1.19%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (5.95%) JIRA
General
1 11 (13.10%) Finance
2 6 (7.14%) Military
3 2 (2.38%) Electronics
3 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.38%) Marketing
3 2 (2.38%) Public Sector
3 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.95%) LDAP
2 3 (3.57%) ModSecurity
3 1 (1.19%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.19%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 30 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 11 (13.10%) PKI
3 8 (9.52%) Public Cloud
4 7 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (7.14%) Clustering
5 6 (7.14%) Replication
6 5 (5.95%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (5.95%) Mainframe
7 4 (4.76%) Driving Licence
8 2 (2.38%) Cloud Native
8 2 (2.38%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 35 (41.67%) Windows
2 22 (26.19%) Windows Server
3 9 (10.71%) Linux
3 9 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (5.95%) Unix
5 3 (3.57%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.19%) AIX
6 1 (1.19%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.95%) IT Strategy
2 21 (25.00%) Migration
3 19 (22.62%) TOGAF
4 15 (17.86%) DevOps
4 15 (17.86%) Server Virtualisation
5 13 (15.48%) Network Design
6 12 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 11 (13.10%) Cybersecurity
7 11 (13.10%) ITIL
8 10 (11.90%) PRINCE2
9 9 (10.71%) Load Balancing
10 8 (9.52%) Configuration Management
10 8 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 8 (9.52%) Translating Business Requirements
11 7 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (8.33%) Architectural Design
11 7 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
12 6 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
12 6 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
13 5 (5.95%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 23 (27.38%) SQL
2 13 (15.48%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.95%) Python
4 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (22.62%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (16.67%) MCSE
4 13 (15.48%) Security Cleared
5 10 (11.90%) SC Cleared
6 9 (10.71%) CCNA
7 8 (9.52%) TOGAF Certification
8 7 (8.33%) Degree
9 6 (7.14%) CCNP
10 5 (5.95%) CCIE
10 5 (5.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (3.57%) CREST Certified
11 3 (3.57%) MCSA
12 2 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (2.38%) DV Cleared
13 1 (1.19%) CESG Certified Professional
13 1 (1.19%) CISM
13 1 (1.19%) CISSP
13 1 (1.19%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 3 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.57%) JSP 440
2 2 (2.38%) QA
3 1 (1.19%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.19%) NCSC
System Software
1 29 (34.52%) Active Directory
1 29 (34.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 6 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (5.95%) Docker
3 5 (5.95%) XenApp
4 4 (4.76%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.19%) vCloud
5 1 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.19%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (10.71%) SCCM
2 7 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 7 (8.33%) vRealize
3 5 (5.95%) Ansible
3 5 (5.95%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.95%) Puppet
3 5 (5.95%) Terraform
4 2 (2.38%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.19%) Avamar
5 1 (1.19%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.19%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.19%) Kibana
5 1 (1.19%) logstash
Vendors
1 43 (51.19%) VMware
2 41 (48.81%) Microsoft
3 17 (20.24%) Cisco
4 12 (14.29%) HP
5 10 (11.90%) Citrix
5 10 (11.90%) Red Hat
6 9 (10.71%) Oracle
7 8 (9.52%) EMC
7 8 (9.52%) F5
7 8 (9.52%) Juniper
8 7 (8.33%) NetApp
9 6 (7.14%) PlateSpin
10 2 (2.38%) SAP
10 2 (2.38%) Veritas
10 2 (2.38%) Zscaler
11 1 (1.19%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.19%) Arista
11 1 (1.19%) IBM
11 1 (1.19%) Meraki
11 1 (1.19%) Veeam