Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Architect was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 20 November 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 West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 313 270 325
Rank change year-on-year -43 +55 -45
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 17 71 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.17% 0.66% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.68% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 12 56 22
South West median annual salary £57,500 £80,000 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.13% +25.49% +10.87%
10th Percentile £47,737 £57,500 £50,150
90th Percentile £72,000 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £68,750 £72,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year -5.17% +7.41% +3.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 10031 10440 11540
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.53% 96.98% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8317 8817 9769
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,700 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,300
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Infrastructure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Architect in the South West

Infrastructure Architect
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect in the South West.

Salary trend for Infrastructure Architect in the South West

Infrastructure Architect
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect in the South West over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Architect in the South West

Infrastructure Architect
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Bristol -47 6 £59,000 -26.25% 2
Gloucestershire +22 5 £57,500 -23.33%
Somerset -14 3 £70,000 -
Devon - 3 £52,655 - 1
Infrastructure Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 West region featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Data Protection
2 5 (29.41%) SAN
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) IT Strategy
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (23.53%) VMware
4 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (17.65%) Derivative
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) Unix
4 3 (17.65%) Windows
4 3 (17.65%) HPUX
4 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
4 3 (17.65%) HP
4 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
4 3 (17.65%) NHS
4 3 (17.65%) Service Management
4 3 (17.65%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
4 3 (17.65%) 3PAR
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.76%) Mentoring

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) LAN
2 2 (11.76%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) BGP
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) MPLS
3 1 (5.88%) OSPF
3 1 (5.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Back Office
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Derivative
1 3 (17.65%) NHS
2 2 (11.76%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) HPUX
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Unix
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (29.41%) Data Protection
1 5 (29.41%) IT Strategy
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) Service Management
2 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (17.65%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (11.76%) Coaching
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security
3 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
3 2 (11.76%) Presales
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) ArchiMate
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) MODAF
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.88%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.88%) Xen
3 1 (5.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
1 4 (23.53%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) 3PAR
2 3 (17.65%) HP
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Brocade
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Dell
4 1 (5.88%) Dell Compellent
4 1 (5.88%) EMC
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto