Period
to 21 October 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Architect was £60,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 21 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 > South East
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 451 460 475
Rank change year-on-year +9 +15 -14
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 94 142 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.33% 0.40% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.41% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 90 118 142
South East median annual salary £60,500 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.57% +12.00% -
10th Percentile £46,175 £46,250 £47,500
90th Percentile £80,125 £97,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year -3.45% +7.41% +2.66%

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 27824 34384 41060
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 96.95% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 23200 28895 34104
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
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 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 21 October 2017.

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 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
Surrey +38 55 £63,750 -15.00% 1
Thames Valley -6 21 £61,000 -12.86% 2
Hampshire +40 13 £62,500 +16.28%
Berkshire +6 12 £67,500 -6.90% 2
Buckinghamshire +4 6 £55,000 -20.00%
Oxfordshire +5 3 £61,000 -12.86%
Kent - 3 £60,000 -
West Sussex -16 2 £46,750 -19.40%
Infrastructure Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 South East region featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 38 (40.43%) Microsoft
2 37 (39.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (32.98%) Finance
4 26 (27.66%) VMware
4 26 (27.66%) Data Centre
5 25 (26.60%) Cisco
6 23 (24.47%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (23.40%) Mentoring
8 20 (21.28%) Amazon AWS
8 20 (21.28%) WAN
9 19 (20.21%) Windows
9 19 (20.21%) TOGAF
10 18 (19.15%) Change Management
10 18 (19.15%) Linux
10 18 (19.15%) IT Strategy
11 16 (17.02%) SAN
12 14 (14.89%) Dell
12 14 (14.89%) ITIL
13 13 (13.83%) HP
13 13 (13.83%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (12.77%) Unix
15 11 (11.70%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (11.70%) MCSE
15 11 (11.70%) Technical Architecture
15 11 (11.70%) Information Security
15 11 (11.70%) Firewall
16 10 (10.64%) LAN
16 10 (10.64%) TCP/IP
16 10 (10.64%) CheckPoint
16 10 (10.64%) 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 3 (3.19%) IIS
1 3 (3.19%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.13%) Apache
2 2 (2.13%) Confluence
2 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 37 (39.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (21.28%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (10.64%) Office 365
4 6 (6.38%) SaaS
5 5 (5.32%) IaaS
5 5 (5.32%) PaaS
6 2 (2.13%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.13%) Bluemix
6 2 (2.13%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (2.13%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (21.28%) WAN
2 16 (17.02%) SAN
3 11 (11.70%) Firewall
4 10 (10.64%) LAN
4 10 (10.64%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.26%) DNS
6 3 (3.19%) SMS
6 3 (3.19%) VPN
7 2 (2.13%) BIG-IP
7 2 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.13%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (2.13%) DHCP
7 2 (2.13%) Internet
7 2 (2.13%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.13%) Unified Communications
7 2 (2.13%) VoIP
7 2 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (2.13%) Data Lake
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.06%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.06%) MySQL
3 1 (1.06%) Redis
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.13%) JIRA
1 2 (2.13%) TeamCity
1 2 (2.13%) Vagrant
General
1 31 (32.98%) Finance
2 5 (5.32%) Advertising
3 4 (4.26%) Marketing
4 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.13%) Publishing
6 1 (1.06%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) Middleware
2 2 (2.13%) .NET
2 2 (2.13%) JSON
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.66%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.26%) Clustering
2 4 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.19%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.19%) Cybercrime
3 3 (3.19%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.19%) Replication
4 2 (2.13%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.13%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.06%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.21%) Windows
2 18 (19.15%) Linux
3 12 (12.77%) Unix
4 9 (9.57%) Windows Server
5 5 (5.32%) CentOS
5 5 (5.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.26%) Windows 10
7 3 (3.19%) Ubuntu
7 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.13%) Kali Linux
8 2 (2.13%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (2.13%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.40%) Mentoring
2 19 (20.21%) TOGAF
3 18 (19.15%) Change Management
3 18 (19.15%) IT Strategy
4 14 (14.89%) ITIL
5 13 (13.83%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (11.70%) Information Security
6 11 (11.70%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (7.45%) Data Protection
8 6 (6.38%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (6.38%) ITIL V3
8 6 (6.38%) Load Balancing
9 5 (5.32%) Capacity Management
9 5 (5.32%) Configuration Management
9 5 (5.32%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (5.32%) Project Management
10 4 (4.26%) Presales
11 3 (3.19%) Coaching
11 3 (3.19%) Data Centre Operations
11 3 (3.19%) Feasibility Study
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.38%) C
2 5 (5.32%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.19%) Bash Shell
3 3 (3.19%) Korn
4 2 (2.13%) Perl
4 2 (2.13%) Python
4 2 (2.13%) Ruby
4 2 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (11.70%) MCSE
1 11 (11.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (6.38%) CCNP
4 4 (4.26%) Degree
4 4 (4.26%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.26%) ISEB
4 4 (4.26%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.13%) RHCE
5 2 (2.13%) RHCSA
5 2 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.06%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.06%) CCDP
6 1 (1.06%) CCIE
6 1 (1.06%) CCNA
6 1 (1.06%) CISSP
6 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.06%) LPIC
6 1 (1.06%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.06%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (24.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (9.57%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.26%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.26%) vSphere
4 3 (3.19%) Docker
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (5.32%) SCCM
2 4 (4.26%) Puppet
3 3 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.13%) Ansible
4 2 (2.13%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.13%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (2.13%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.13%) Nagios
4 2 (2.13%) Nessus
4 2 (2.13%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.13%) Nmap
4 2 (2.13%) SCOM
5 1 (1.06%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.06%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 38 (40.43%) Microsoft
2 26 (27.66%) VMware
3 25 (26.60%) Cisco
4 14 (14.89%) Dell
5 13 (13.83%) HP
6 10 (10.64%) CheckPoint
7 9 (9.57%) EqualLogic
7 9 (9.57%) Red Hat
8 7 (7.45%) Riverbed
9 5 (5.32%) Citrix
9 5 (5.32%) IBM
10 4 (4.26%) EMC
10 4 (4.26%) F5
10 4 (4.26%) NetApp
11 3 (3.19%) Juniper
11 3 (3.19%) Oracle
12 2 (2.13%) CA
12 2 (2.13%) CommVault
12 2 (2.13%) Splunk
12 2 (2.13%) Veritas