The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Architect
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 592 553 540
Rank change year-on-year -39 -13  
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 291 397 509
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.40% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.42% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 225 324 387
Median salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £90,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £68,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -8.75% +9.60%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85523 94943 107102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.54% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69945 79998 88268
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Infrastructure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Architect in the UK

Infrastructure Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Architect in the UK

Infrastructure Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Architect in the UK

Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -23 273 £70,000 - 34
London -22 122 £75,000 +7.14% 3
Yorkshire -1 38 £70,000 +12.00% 8
Leeds +17 36 £70,000 +16.66%
West Yorkshire +4 36 £70,000 +12.00% 3
South East +33 35 £62,500 -13.79% 9
East of England +8 22 £52,500 -10.63% 4
City of London +18 17 £71,250 -10.93% 1
South West -15 15 £57,500 -20.68% 5
West Midlands -10 13 £57,500 -10.85% 1
North West -40 13 £52,500 -25.00%
Manchester -13 12 £52,500 -25.00%
Bedfordshire +29 11 £52,500 -4.54%
East Midlands +25 10 £42,500 -26.08% 3
Scotland +6 10 £70,000 +3.70% 1
Somerset -1 10 £70,000 -
Bath - 10 £70,000 -
Surrey +28 9 £70,000 -30.00% 3
Berkshire +18 9 £67,500 -10.00%
Edinburgh -4 9 £70,000 +2.94%
Nottinghamshire +9 7 £42,500 -44.80% 2
Nottingham +5 7 £42,500 -44.80% 2
Dunstable 0 7 £50,000 -9.09%
Coventry -2 7 £51,250 -2.38%
Hampshire +10 6 £90,000 +67.44% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +25 5 £69,000 +20.24% 1
North East +21 5 £69,000 +20.24% 1
Tyne and Wear +20 5 £69,000 +20.24% 1
Birmingham +1 5 £70,000 +34.61% 1
Hertfordshire -2 5 £85,000 +47.82% 2

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 266 (45.32%) VMware
2 205 (34.92%) Microsoft
3 202 (34.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 183 (31.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 178 (30.32%) Windows
6 176 (29.98%) Amazon AWS
7 133 (22.66%) Active Directory
8 131 (22.32%) Linux
9 127 (21.64%) Oracle
10 122 (20.78%) Finance
11 115 (19.59%) Data Centre
12 114 (19.42%) Cisco
13 112 (19.08%) ITIL
14 111 (18.91%) SAN
15 104 (17.72%) Hyper-V
16 103 (17.55%) IT Strategy
17 102 (17.38%) SQL Server
17 102 (17.38%) Agile Software Development
18 101 (17.21%) TOGAF
19 96 (16.35%) Enterprise Architecture
20 93 (15.84%) Office 365
21 84 (14.31%) Firewall
22 82 (13.97%) IaaS
23 78 (13.29%) WAN
24 71 (12.10%) SQL
25 67 (11.41%) Retail
26 66 (11.24%) E-Commerce
26 66 (11.24%) Citrix
27 63 (10.73%) Stakeholder Management
28 62 (10.56%) Windows Server

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 36 (6.13%) SharePoint
2 33 (5.62%) WebSphere
3 26 (4.43%) MS Exchange
4 25 (4.26%) Apache
5 22 (3.75%) Tomcat
6 21 (3.58%) Exchange Server 2010
6 21 (3.58%) WebLogic
7 20 (3.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 14 (2.39%) Oracle Coherence
9 13 (2.21%) Skype for Business
10 12 (2.04%) IIS
11 11 (1.87%) JBoss
12 9 (1.53%) OpenStack
13 8 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (1.19%) DataSynapse
14 7 (1.19%) Documentum
14 7 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
14 7 (1.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 6 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
16 4 (0.68%) GlassFish
Applications
1 25 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 27 (4.60%) Oracle Retail
2 22 (3.75%) Oracle Financials
2 22 (3.75%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 9 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (1.19%) RMDS
5 6 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.85%) Oracle CRM
7 4 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.51%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
10 1 (0.17%) Markit EDM
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
10 1 (0.17%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 202 (34.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 176 (29.98%) Amazon AWS
3 93 (15.84%) Office 365
4 82 (13.97%) IaaS
5 59 (10.05%) PaaS
6 48 (8.18%) SaaS
7 30 (5.11%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (1.53%) Azure Active Directory
8 9 (1.53%) GitHub
9 8 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (0.68%) Bluemix
11 4 (0.68%) IBM Cloud
12 3 (0.51%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.51%) SoftLayer
13 2 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
14 1 (0.17%) AWS OpsWorks
14 1 (0.17%) CloudFront
14 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 111 (18.91%) SAN
2 84 (14.31%) Firewall
3 78 (13.29%) WAN
4 59 (10.05%) LAN
5 52 (8.86%) DNS
6 48 (8.18%) NAS
7 33 (5.62%) iSCSI
8 25 (4.26%) Fibre Channel
9 23 (3.92%) TCP/IP
10 22 (3.75%) DHCP
11 21 (3.58%) VoIP
12 20 (3.41%) Internet
13 19 (3.24%) VPN
14 14 (2.39%) FCoE
14 14 (2.39%) Multicast
15 13 (2.21%) MPLS
16 12 (2.04%) Cisco IOS
17 11 (1.87%) Cisco Nexus
18 10 (1.70%) HTTP
18 10 (1.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (17.38%) SQL Server
2 33 (5.62%) Apache Cassandra
3 28 (4.77%) Hadoop
4 25 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (4.09%) MongoDB
5 24 (4.09%) NoSQL
6 18 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
7 17 (2.90%) Oracle Database
8 15 (2.56%) Big Data
8 15 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
9 14 (2.39%) HBase
10 12 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (2.04%) RDBMS
10 12 (2.04%) Relational Database
11 10 (1.70%) MySQL
12 9 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (1.36%) SQL Server 2016
14 7 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
15 6 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 34 (5.79%) Git (software)
2 20 (3.41%) Jenkins
3 8 (1.36%) JIRA
4 7 (1.19%) Selenium
5 6 (1.02%) Bitbucket
6 5 (0.85%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.34%) MorphX
8 1 (0.17%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.17%) Subversion
8 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
General
1 122 (20.78%) Finance
2 67 (11.41%) Retail
3 36 (6.13%) Banking
4 30 (5.11%) Marketing
5 24 (4.09%) Telecoms
6 19 (3.24%) Games
7 17 (2.90%) Law
8 8 (1.36%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.19%) Back Office
10 5 (0.85%) Legal
11 3 (0.51%) Advertising
12 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.34%) Publishing
12 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.17%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (10.39%) Middleware
2 54 (9.20%) Web Services
3 30 (5.11%) .NET
4 20 (3.41%) SAML
5 12 (2.04%) Oracle Fusion
6 11 (1.87%) Elastic Stack
7 10 (1.70%) XMPP
8 8 (1.36%) HTML
8 8 (1.36%) REST
8 8 (1.36%) SOAP
8 8 (1.36%) XML
9 7 (1.19%) Rendezvous
9 7 (1.19%) Ultra Messaging
9 7 (1.19%) XSLT
10 6 (1.02%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 5 (0.85%) .NET Framework
12 4 (0.68%) EJB 3.0
12 4 (0.68%) Java EE
12 4 (0.68%) Java SE
12 4 (0.68%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 115 (19.59%) Data Centre
2 38 (6.47%) Management Information System
3 30 (5.11%) Hybrid Cloud
4 26 (4.43%) Clustering
5 20 (3.41%) PKI
6 19 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (3.07%) Public Cloud
8 17 (2.90%) Private Cloud
9 16 (2.73%) FlexPod
10 13 (2.21%) Enterprise Storage
11 9 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.53%) Fintech
11 9 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
12 8 (1.36%) Greenfield Project
13 7 (1.19%) Computer Science
14 6 (1.02%) User Experience
15 5 (0.85%) Social Media
16 4 (0.68%) EPoS
16 4 (0.68%) Replication
16 4 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 178 (30.32%) Windows
2 131 (22.32%) Linux
3 62 (10.56%) Windows Server
4 42 (7.16%) Unix
5 31 (5.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (5.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (4.26%) Solaris
8 19 (3.24%) Windows 7
9 14 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (1.70%) CentOS
10 10 (1.70%) Windows 8
11 7 (1.19%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.51%) Debian
13 3 (0.51%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.51%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.17%) Android
14 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.17%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (19.08%) ITIL
2 103 (17.55%) IT Strategy
3 102 (17.38%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (17.21%) TOGAF
5 96 (16.35%) Enterprise Architecture
6 66 (11.24%) E-Commerce
7 63 (10.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 61 (10.39%) High Availability
9 57 (9.71%) Presales
10 55 (9.37%) Project Management
11 54 (9.20%) PRINCE2
12 52 (8.86%) Technical Architecture
13 47 (8.01%) CRM
13 47 (8.01%) Load Balancing
14 43 (7.33%) Migration
15 39 (6.64%) DevOps
16 35 (5.96%) Service Delivery
17 32 (5.45%) SOA
18 31 (5.28%) Business Analysis
19 30 (5.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 71 (12.10%) SQL
2 36 (6.13%) PowerShell
3 24 (4.09%) Java
4 15 (2.56%) Bash Shell
5 14 (2.39%) Python
6 13 (2.21%) JavaScript
7 12 (2.04%) Shell Script
8 8 (1.36%) Perl
9 7 (1.19%) C
10 5 (0.85%) C#
11 4 (0.68%) AWK
12 3 (0.51%) Korn
12 3 (0.51%) Ruby
13 2 (0.34%) X++
14 1 (0.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 42 (7.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (6.47%) Degree
3 33 (5.62%) MCSE
4 31 (5.28%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (3.92%) Security Cleared
6 21 (3.58%) CCNP
7 18 (3.07%) CISSP
8 16 (2.73%) MCSA
9 15 (2.56%) MCITP
10 13 (2.21%) ISEB
10 13 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (1.87%) SC Cleared
12 10 (1.70%) CCDP
12 10 (1.70%) CCNA
13 9 (1.53%) MCP
14 7 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (0.85%) CCIE
15 5 (0.85%) DV Cleared
16 4 (0.68%) AWS Certification
16 4 (0.68%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.60%) PCI DSS
2 11 (1.87%) SLA
3 10 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (1.02%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.02%) QA
6 3 (0.51%) PMO
7 2 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.34%) GCP
8 1 (0.17%) GDPR
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.17%) MiFID
System Software
1 183 (31.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 133 (22.66%) Active Directory
3 104 (17.72%) Hyper-V
4 47 (8.01%) vSphere
5 34 (5.79%) Docker
6 31 (5.28%) XenApp
7 24 (4.09%) Oracle RAC
8 21 (3.58%) VMware ESXi
9 20 (3.41%) vCloud
10 17 (2.90%) NFS
11 16 (2.73%) KVM
11 16 (2.73%) XenDesktop
12 14 (2.39%) SRDF
12 14 (2.39%) Xen
13 10 (1.70%) Virtual Servers
14 9 (1.53%) Virtual Desktop
15 2 (0.34%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.34%) LXC
15 2 (0.34%) Varnish
16 1 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 60 (10.22%) Puppet
2 31 (5.28%) SCCM
3 21 (3.58%) Microsoft Clustering
4 18 (3.07%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (3.07%) SCOM
5 16 (2.73%) Ansible
5 16 (2.73%) Kubernetes
6 15 (2.56%) SCSM
6 15 (2.56%) ZABBIX
7 11 (1.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 7 (1.19%) Packer
8 7 (1.19%) Terraform
9 6 (1.02%) Consul
9 6 (1.02%) Rsyslog
9 6 (1.02%) yum
10 5 (0.85%) Backup Exec
11 4 (0.68%) CA Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.68%) Control-M
11 4 (0.68%) MIMEsweeper
11 4 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 266 (45.32%) VMware
2 205 (34.92%) Microsoft
3 127 (21.64%) Oracle
4 114 (19.42%) Cisco
5 66 (11.24%) Citrix
6 53 (9.03%) NetApp
7 36 (6.13%) EMC
8 33 (5.62%) Google
9 24 (4.09%) F5
10 23 (3.92%) Red Hat
11 22 (3.75%) ATG
11 22 (3.75%) Hyperion
11 22 (3.75%) PeopleSoft
11 22 (3.75%) Retek
12 21 (3.58%) HP
12 21 (3.58%) IBM
13 20 (3.41%) Brocade
14 16 (2.73%) Dell
15 15 (2.56%) SolarWinds
15 15 (2.56%) SonicWALL
Redhill, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Exc Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 6K Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reigate
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £59000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 10% Car Allowance + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £70,000 per annum £5,000 car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + £6k Car Allowance + 10% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Montash
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 (+ excellent package)
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 (+ excellent package)
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 (+ excellent package)
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 (+ excellent package)
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 (+ excellent package)
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 (+ excellent package)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Flex benefits + Great work place
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Recann
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Thames Valley Police
Salary: £65,000 per annum dep on skills, knowledge & exp + exc benef
Posted: 7 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Dynalogic Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Qube Global Software
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Wipro
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + flexible working + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
South East England
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Nottingham
Wipro
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago