The median annual salary for a Infrastructure Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 589 590 504
Rank change year-on-year +1 -86  
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 278 376 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.38% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.40% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 214 295 446
Median salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £47,800 £52,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00%  

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 81753 94897 106080
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.23% 96.39% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 67454 79728 86937
Median salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +8 263 £70,000 - 31
London +20 133 £75,000 +7.14% 9
South East +44 32 £62,500 -7.40% 5
Yorkshire +5 30 £70,000 +16.66% 5
Leeds +25 29 £70,000 +16.66% 4
West Yorkshire +18 29 £70,000 +14.28% 5
City of London +39 21 £72,500 -9.37% 1
South West -5 18 £60,000 -17.24% 2
East of England +11 15 £50,000 -16.66% 4
West Midlands -6 14 £51,250 -26.78% 1
Surrey +36 12 £60,000 -22.07%
East Midlands +29 12 £42,500 -36.80% 1
Somerset +2 10 £70,000 - 1
Bath - 10 £70,000 - 1
Berkshire +21 9 £65,000 +8.33% 3
Nottinghamshire +14 9 £42,500 -44.80% 1
Nottingham +14 9 £42,500 -44.80% 1
Coventry +9 9 £51,250 -2.38%
Hertfordshire +20 7 £58,500 +31.46% 3
Watford +3 7 £58,500 +31.46%
North West -38 7 £52,500 -32.25% 4
Bedfordshire +18 6 £50,000 -16.66%
Dunstable +2 6 £50,000 -9.09%
Manchester -41 6 £51,250 -33.87% 4
Hampshire +22 5 £90,000 +41.17% 2
Scotland +9 5 £72,500 +7.40% 1
Wiltshire +2 5 £47,500 -34.48% 1
Edinburgh -1 5 £72,500 +7.40% 1
Swindon -1 5 £47,500 -34.48% 1
Birmingham -4 5 - - 1

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 267 (45.10%) VMware
2 200 (33.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 193 (32.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 192 (32.43%) Microsoft
5 190 (32.09%) Windows
6 187 (31.59%) Amazon AWS
7 149 (25.17%) Linux
8 145 (24.49%) Oracle
9 138 (23.31%) Finance
10 131 (22.13%) Data Centre
11 126 (21.28%) Cisco
12 122 (20.61%) Active Directory
13 118 (19.93%) SAN
14 114 (19.26%) ITIL
15 108 (18.24%) Agile Software Development
16 103 (17.40%) Hyper-V
17 99 (16.72%) IT Strategy
18 97 (16.39%) TOGAF
19 91 (15.37%) Enterprise Architecture
20 89 (15.03%) SQL Server
21 86 (14.53%) WAN
22 84 (14.19%) Office 365
23 78 (13.18%) LAN
24 77 (13.01%) Firewall
25 73 (12.33%) Windows Server
26 72 (12.16%) Retail
27 71 (11.99%) SQL
28 70 (11.82%) Middleware
29 69 (11.66%) E-Commerce
29 69 (11.66%) Stakeholder Management

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 41 (6.93%) WebSphere
2 37 (6.25%) Apache
3 33 (5.57%) SharePoint
4 31 (5.24%) Tomcat
5 26 (4.39%) Oracle Coherence
6 22 (3.72%) IIS
7 20 (3.38%) MS Exchange
8 16 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
9 15 (2.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 15 (2.53%) WebLogic
10 14 (2.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 13 (2.20%) JBoss
12 12 (2.03%) DataSynapse
13 10 (1.69%) Skype for Business
14 9 (1.52%) OpenStack
15 7 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
16 6 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
17 4 (0.68%) GlassFish
17 4 (0.68%) MQSeries
18 3 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 29 (4.90%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 27 (4.56%) Oracle Retail
2 22 (3.72%) Oracle Financials
2 22 (3.72%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 12 (2.03%) RMDS
4 9 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.68%) Oracle CRM
7 3 (0.51%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.17%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 200 (33.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 187 (31.59%) Amazon AWS
3 84 (14.19%) Office 365
4 64 (10.81%) IaaS
5 63 (10.64%) PaaS
6 41 (6.93%) SaaS
7 37 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (1.52%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.51%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.51%) Bluemix
10 3 (0.51%) G Suite
10 3 (0.51%) GitHub
10 3 (0.51%) IBM Cloud
10 3 (0.51%) SoftLayer
11 2 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.17%) AWS OpsWorks
12 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 118 (19.93%) SAN
2 86 (14.53%) WAN
3 78 (13.18%) LAN
4 77 (13.01%) Firewall
5 57 (9.63%) NAS
6 54 (9.12%) DNS
7 43 (7.26%) iSCSI
8 36 (6.08%) Fibre Channel
9 26 (4.39%) Multicast
10 25 (4.22%) FCoE
11 24 (4.05%) DHCP
11 24 (4.05%) Internet
12 22 (3.72%) VoIP
13 21 (3.55%) TCP/IP
13 21 (3.55%) VPN
14 18 (3.04%) HTTP
15 13 (2.20%) MPLS
16 12 (2.03%) LDAP
17 10 (1.69%) Wireless
18 9 (1.52%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (15.03%) SQL Server
2 38 (6.42%) Hadoop
3 32 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 24 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (3.72%) HBase
6 20 (3.38%) NoSQL
7 19 (3.21%) Big Data
7 19 (3.21%) MongoDB
8 18 (3.04%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (2.70%) Oracle Database
10 15 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (1.69%) MySQL
13 8 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (1.35%) SQL Server 2016
14 7 (1.18%) RDBMS
14 7 (1.18%) Relational Database
15 6 (1.01%) OLTP
15 6 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
16 5 (0.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (3.38%) Git (software)
2 9 (1.52%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.18%) JIRA
4 5 (0.84%) Bitbucket
4 5 (0.84%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.51%) Selenium
6 2 (0.34%) MorphX
7 1 (0.17%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.17%) Subversion
7 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
General
1 138 (23.31%) Finance
2 72 (12.16%) Retail
3 44 (7.43%) Banking
4 30 (5.07%) Marketing
5 24 (4.05%) Telecoms
6 20 (3.38%) Games
7 16 (2.70%) Law
8 13 (2.20%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.35%) Advertising
9 8 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.84%) Legal
11 3 (0.51%) Back Office
12 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.34%) Publishing
12 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.17%) Front Office
13 1 (0.17%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (11.82%) Middleware
2 53 (8.95%) Web Services
3 31 (5.24%) .NET
4 14 (2.36%) Oracle Fusion
5 13 (2.20%) HTML
5 13 (2.20%) XML
6 12 (2.03%) Rendezvous
6 12 (2.03%) SAML
6 12 (2.03%) Ultra Messaging
6 12 (2.03%) XSLT
7 10 (1.69%) Elastic Stack
8 7 (1.18%) .NET Framework
9 5 (0.84%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 4 (0.68%) EJB
10 4 (0.68%) EJB 3.0
10 4 (0.68%) HornetQ
10 4 (0.68%) Java EE
10 4 (0.68%) Java SE
10 4 (0.68%) OAuth
10 4 (0.68%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 131 (22.13%) Data Centre
2 42 (7.09%) Management Information System
3 41 (6.93%) Hybrid Cloud
4 31 (5.24%) Clustering
5 22 (3.72%) Enterprise Storage
6 20 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (3.38%) Public Cloud
7 14 (2.36%) Private Cloud
8 13 (2.20%) Fintech
9 12 (2.03%) FlexPod
10 11 (1.86%) PKI
11 9 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
12 8 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
13 7 (1.18%) Computer Science
13 7 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
14 6 (1.01%) User Experience
15 5 (0.84%) Replication
15 5 (0.84%) Social Media
16 4 (0.68%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 190 (32.09%) Windows
2 149 (25.17%) Linux
3 73 (12.33%) Windows Server
4 41 (6.93%) Solaris
5 36 (6.08%) Unix
6 32 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (5.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (3.55%) Windows 7
9 16 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (2.03%) Windows 8
11 11 (1.86%) CentOS
11 11 (1.86%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.51%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.17%) Android
14 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.17%) Debian
14 1 (0.17%) HPUX
14 1 (0.17%) OpenVMS
14 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (19.26%) ITIL
2 108 (18.24%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (16.72%) IT Strategy
4 97 (16.39%) TOGAF
5 91 (15.37%) Enterprise Architecture
6 69 (11.66%) E-Commerce
6 69 (11.66%) Stakeholder Management
7 66 (11.15%) PRINCE2
8 59 (9.97%) High Availability
9 55 (9.29%) Project Management
10 53 (8.95%) Presales
11 52 (8.78%) Load Balancing
11 52 (8.78%) Technical Architecture
12 50 (8.45%) Migration
13 46 (7.77%) CRM
14 39 (6.59%) Service Delivery
15 35 (5.91%) Mentoring
16 34 (5.74%) DevOps
16 34 (5.74%) RUP
17 30 (5.07%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 71 (11.99%) SQL
2 38 (6.42%) PowerShell
3 37 (6.25%) Java
4 18 (3.04%) JavaScript
5 14 (2.36%) Shell Script
6 13 (2.20%) C
7 10 (1.69%) Bash Shell
7 10 (1.69%) Python
8 7 (1.18%) C#
9 6 (1.01%) Perl
10 4 (0.68%) AWK
11 2 (0.34%) Korn
11 2 (0.34%) X++
12 1 (0.17%) PHP
12 1 (0.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 46 (7.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (6.42%) Cisco Certification
3 37 (6.25%) Degree
4 35 (5.91%) MCSE
5 26 (4.39%) CCNP
6 18 (3.04%) MCSA
7 16 (2.70%) MCITP
8 15 (2.53%) Security Cleared
9 14 (2.36%) CCNA
10 13 (2.20%) CCDP
11 12 (2.03%) MCP
12 11 (1.86%) CISSP
12 11 (1.86%) ISEB
13 10 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (1.69%) SC Cleared
14 9 (1.52%) CCIE
14 9 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (0.84%) EMC Certification
16 4 (0.68%) CCDA
16 4 (0.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.24%) PCI DSS
2 14 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.18%) QA
4 5 (0.84%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.84%) SLA
5 2 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.34%) PMO
6 1 (0.17%) COBIT
6 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.17%) GDPR
6 1 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.17%) MiFID
System Software
1 193 (32.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 122 (20.61%) Active Directory
3 103 (17.40%) Hyper-V
4 42 (7.09%) vSphere
5 33 (5.57%) Oracle RAC
6 28 (4.73%) Docker
6 28 (4.73%) NFS
7 27 (4.56%) KVM
8 25 (4.22%) SRDF
8 25 (4.22%) Xen
9 24 (4.05%) vCloud
10 22 (3.72%) XenApp
11 20 (3.38%) VMware ESXi
12 12 (2.03%) Virtual Servers
13 10 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
13 10 (1.69%) XenDesktop
14 2 (0.34%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
15 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
15 1 (0.17%) UAG
Systems Management
1 48 (8.11%) Puppet
2 26 (4.39%) SCCM
3 23 (3.89%) Microsoft Clustering
4 17 (2.87%) Kubernetes
4 17 (2.87%) SCOM
5 14 (2.36%) SCSM
6 12 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (1.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 9 (1.52%) Ansible
9 6 (1.01%) Backup Exec
9 6 (1.01%) Packer
9 6 (1.01%) Terraform
9 6 (1.01%) ZABBIX
10 5 (0.84%) AirWatch
10 5 (0.84%) Consul
10 5 (0.84%) Rsyslog
10 5 (0.84%) yum
11 4 (0.68%) BladeLogic
11 4 (0.68%) MIMEsweeper
11 4 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 267 (45.10%) VMware
2 192 (32.43%) Microsoft
3 145 (24.49%) Oracle
4 126 (21.28%) Cisco
5 63 (10.64%) Citrix
6 60 (10.14%) NetApp
7 45 (7.60%) EMC
8 41 (6.93%) Google
9 32 (5.41%) Red Hat
10 28 (4.73%) IBM
11 25 (4.22%) Intel
12 22 (3.72%) ATG
12 22 (3.72%) HP
12 22 (3.72%) Hyperion
12 22 (3.72%) PeopleSoft
12 22 (3.72%) Retek
12 22 (3.72%) Sybase
13 21 (3.55%) F5
14 18 (3.04%) Brocade
15 17 (2.87%) Dell
Southampton, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + £6.5k Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + £6k Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £65000 per annum + £6.5k Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Optima Connections
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits - please contact for details
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
4it Recruitment
Salary: £ Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
La Fosse Associates
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Canary Wharf and City
Salary: plus benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Frazer John Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £60000 - £68000 per annum + Bonus, Pension,
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Information Technology Services
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Tesco PLC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
London
TDA Group
Salary: £370 - £425 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago