The median annual salary for a Infrastructure Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 569 603 470
Rank change year-on-year +34 -133  
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 293 366 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.35% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.36% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 232 278 480
Median salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £44,900 £50,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £67,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -6.71% +3.07%  

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 82231 100619 103475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68306 84262 84520
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +32 277 £70,000 - 36
London +72 156 £72,500 -2.35% 15
South East +41 38 £65,000 -3.70% 6
City of London +58 28 £72,500 - 4
Yorkshire +28 25 £62,500 - 3
West Yorkshire +21 23 £63,750 -0.39% 2
Leeds +34 21 £67,500 +3.84% 2
Berkshire +43 18 £78,750 +31.25%
South West +22 16 £48,000 -28.88% 2
North West -8 15 £58,250 -31.47% 4
Nottingham +18 12 £42,500 -44.80% 1
Nottinghamshire +16 12 £42,500 -44.80% 1
East Midlands +6 12 £42,500 -41.17% 2
Slough +32 11 £80,000 +33.33%
Scotland +18 11 £72,500 +20.83% 2
Edinburgh +6 11 £72,500 +7.40% 2
Manchester -29 11 £55,000 -35.29% 2
West Midlands +12 10 £61,250 -12.50%
Surrey +31 9 £60,000 -11.11% 1
Docklands, London - 9 £44,000 -
Bristol +6 8 £65,000 +15.55%
Birmingham +21 7 £62,500 +2.04%
Oxfordshire +11 7 £62,500 -3.84%
East of England +8 6 £59,250 +10.23% 1
Dorset +30 5 £47,500 -
Poole - 5 £47,500 -
Reading +31 4 £62,500 +31.57%
Hertfordshire +8 4 £59,250 +33.14% 1
Merseyside - 4 £62,500 - 2
Coventry +18 3 £52,500 -4.54%

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 299 (44.89%) VMware
2 237 (35.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 214 (32.13%) Microsoft
4 207 (31.08%) Windows
5 196 (29.43%) Finance
6 188 (28.23%) Linux
7 186 (27.93%) Amazon AWS
8 185 (27.78%) Oracle
9 181 (27.18%) Cisco
10 176 (26.43%) Microsoft Azure
11 170 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
12 158 (23.72%) Data Centre
13 143 (21.47%) SAN
14 124 (18.62%) ITIL
15 123 (18.47%) WAN
15 123 (18.47%) Hyper-V
16 118 (17.72%) Middleware
17 117 (17.57%) Active Directory
18 116 (17.42%) TOGAF
19 114 (17.12%) LAN
20 103 (15.47%) IT Strategy
21 96 (14.41%) SQL Server
21 96 (14.41%) Retail
22 88 (13.21%) MS Excel
23 87 (13.06%) Java
24 84 (12.61%) Windows Server
25 78 (11.71%) Solaris
25 78 (11.71%) NetApp
26 77 (11.56%) PRINCE2
26 77 (11.56%) 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 68 (10.21%) Apache
2 61 (9.16%) WebSphere
3 59 (8.86%) Tomcat
4 58 (8.71%) IIS
5 50 (7.51%) Oracle Coherence
6 39 (5.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 29 (4.35%) DataSynapse
8 22 (3.30%) MS Exchange
9 20 (3.00%) WebLogic
10 18 (2.70%) SharePoint
11 15 (2.25%) JBoss
12 12 (1.80%) OpenStack
13 11 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
14 8 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 7 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
15 7 (1.05%) nginx
15 7 (1.05%) Skype for Business
16 4 (0.60%) CloudStack
16 4 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 88 (13.21%) MS Excel
2 43 (6.46%) MS Office
3 9 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 29 (4.35%) RMDS
2 27 (4.05%) Oracle Retail
3 22 (3.30%) Oracle Financials
3 22 (3.30%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 9 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.30%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 186 (27.93%) Amazon AWS
2 176 (26.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 70 (10.51%) Office 365
4 69 (10.36%) PaaS
5 62 (9.31%) SaaS
6 52 (7.81%) IaaS
7 47 (7.06%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (1.65%) Azure Active Directory
9 10 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.60%) G Suite
11 2 (0.30%) GitHub
12 1 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.15%) Google Compute Engine
12 1 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 143 (21.47%) SAN
2 123 (18.47%) WAN
3 114 (17.12%) LAN
4 76 (11.41%) NAS
5 74 (11.11%) Firewall
6 63 (9.46%) iSCSI
7 59 (8.86%) Fibre Channel
8 58 (8.71%) DNS
9 55 (8.26%) Multicast
10 49 (7.36%) FCoE
11 42 (6.31%) HTTP
12 27 (4.05%) DHCP
13 26 (3.90%) Internet
14 22 (3.30%) VoIP
15 18 (2.70%) TCP/IP
15 18 (2.70%) Unified Communications
16 17 (2.55%) VPN
17 14 (2.10%) Wireless
18 13 (1.95%) MPLS
19 12 (1.80%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (14.41%) SQL Server
2 58 (8.71%) Hadoop
3 46 (6.91%) Big Data
4 41 (6.16%) HBase
5 28 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (3.60%) Apache Cassandra
7 19 (2.85%) MySQL
8 17 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (2.40%) MongoDB
9 16 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (2.10%) NoSQL
10 14 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (1.95%) OLTP
11 13 (1.95%) Oracle Database
12 12 (1.80%) DB2
13 10 (1.50%) OLAP
13 10 (1.50%) Oracle OLAP
14 9 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
15 7 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
16 4 (0.60%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 14 (2.10%) Git (software)
2 9 (1.35%) Jenkins
3 6 (0.90%) JIRA
3 6 (0.90%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (0.45%) Bitbucket
4 3 (0.45%) MorphX
5 2 (0.30%) Selenium
5 2 (0.30%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.15%) Subversion
6 1 (0.15%) TeamCity
General
1 196 (29.43%) Finance
2 96 (14.41%) Retail
3 73 (10.96%) Banking
4 38 (5.71%) Telecoms
5 23 (3.45%) Marketing
6 21 (3.15%) Investment Banking
7 19 (2.85%) Games
8 15 (2.25%) Advertising
9 11 (1.65%) Law
10 8 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.60%) Back Office
11 4 (0.60%) Legal
12 3 (0.45%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.30%) Publishing
14 1 (0.15%) Front Office
14 1 (0.15%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (17.72%) Middleware
2 63 (9.46%) .NET
3 54 (8.11%) Web Services
4 30 (4.50%) HTML
4 30 (4.50%) XML
5 29 (4.35%) Rendezvous
5 29 (4.35%) Ultra Messaging
5 29 (4.35%) XSLT
6 16 (2.40%) Oracle Fusion
7 12 (1.80%) .NET Framework
8 8 (1.20%) Elastic Stack
9 6 (0.90%) SAML
10 4 (0.60%) LAMP
11 3 (0.45%) LAPP Stack
11 3 (0.45%) LEMP Stack
11 3 (0.45%) MSMQ
11 3 (0.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 3 (0.45%) Sensu
12 2 (0.30%) SOAP
13 1 (0.15%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 158 (23.72%) Data Centre
2 47 (7.06%) Hybrid Cloud
2 47 (7.06%) Management Information System
3 43 (6.46%) Clustering
4 42 (6.31%) Enterprise Software
5 27 (4.05%) Enterprise Storage
6 24 (3.60%) Public Cloud
7 22 (3.30%) Private Cloud
8 21 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (2.40%) Fintech
10 11 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
11 9 (1.35%) Mainframe
12 8 (1.20%) Computer Science
13 7 (1.05%) PKI
14 6 (0.90%) User Experience
15 5 (0.75%) Digital Media
15 5 (0.75%) Internet of Things
15 5 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
15 5 (0.75%) Social Media
15 5 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 207 (31.08%) Windows
2 188 (28.23%) Linux
3 84 (12.61%) Windows Server
4 78 (11.71%) Solaris
5 36 (5.41%) Unix
5 36 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (4.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 30 (4.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (2.70%) Windows 7
9 12 (1.80%) Windows 8
10 10 (1.50%) CentOS
11 9 (1.35%) OpenVMS
12 8 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
13 7 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (0.75%) HPUX
14 5 (0.75%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.30%) Debian
16 1 (0.15%) SUSE
16 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (18.62%) ITIL
3 116 (17.42%) TOGAF
4 103 (15.47%) IT Strategy
5 77 (11.56%) PRINCE2
5 77 (11.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 75 (11.26%) Technical Architecture
7 74 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
8 73 (10.96%) Load Balancing
9 68 (10.21%) E-Commerce
9 68 (10.21%) High Availability
10 62 (9.31%) Project Management
11 55 (8.26%) Performance Tuning
12 52 (7.81%) DevOps
13 49 (7.36%) Benchmarking
13 49 (7.36%) Service Delivery
14 48 (7.21%) Migration
14 48 (7.21%) Presales
15 46 (6.91%) CRM
16 39 (5.86%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 87 (13.06%) Java
2 76 (11.41%) SQL
3 40 (6.01%) Python
4 35 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 27 (4.05%) PowerShell
6 13 (1.95%) C
7 8 (1.20%) Bash Shell
8 7 (1.05%) C#
9 6 (0.90%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.75%) Perl
11 4 (0.60%) Ruby
12 3 (0.45%) X++
13 2 (0.30%) Scala
14 1 (0.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 60 (9.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (6.46%) MCSE
3 38 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (5.56%) Degree
5 22 (3.30%) MCSA
6 21 (3.15%) CCNP
7 19 (2.85%) CCNA
8 17 (2.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (2.10%) MCITP
10 13 (1.95%) MCP
11 11 (1.65%) SC Cleared
11 11 (1.65%) Security Cleared
12 10 (1.50%) CCDP
13 9 (1.35%) EMC Certification
14 8 (1.20%) CCIE
14 8 (1.20%) CISSP
15 6 (0.90%) CCDA
16 5 (0.75%) MCSD
17 4 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
18 3 (0.45%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 10 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.05%) QA
4 6 (0.90%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.60%) SLA
6 3 (0.45%) GCP
7 2 (0.30%) COBIT
7 2 (0.30%) PMO
8 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.15%) MiFID
8 1 (0.15%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 237 (35.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 123 (18.47%) Hyper-V
3 117 (17.57%) Active Directory
4 52 (7.81%) NFS
4 52 (7.81%) Oracle RAC
5 51 (7.66%) KVM
6 49 (7.36%) SRDF
7 48 (7.21%) Xen
8 31 (4.65%) vSphere
9 24 (3.60%) vCloud
10 20 (3.00%) Docker
11 18 (2.70%) VMware ESX
11 18 (2.70%) XenApp
12 15 (2.25%) Virtual Servers
13 13 (1.95%) Virtual Desktop
14 4 (0.60%) ISA Server
15 3 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
15 3 (0.45%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.45%) UAG
15 3 (0.45%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 52 (7.81%) Puppet
2 26 (3.90%) Microsoft Clustering
3 19 (2.85%) SCCM
4 15 (2.25%) Kubernetes
4 15 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (1.80%) Ansible
5 12 (1.80%) SCOM
6 11 (1.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 9 (1.35%) AirWatch
7 9 (1.35%) SCSM
8 6 (0.90%) Backup Exec
8 6 (0.90%) ZABBIX
9 4 (0.60%) BladeLogic
9 4 (0.60%) Control-M
9 4 (0.60%) MIMEsweeper
9 4 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.60%) Oracle Identity Management
9 4 (0.60%) Packer
9 4 (0.60%) Terraform
9 4 (0.60%) WSUS
Vendors
1 299 (44.89%) VMware
2 214 (32.13%) Microsoft
3 185 (27.78%) Oracle
4 181 (27.18%) Cisco
5 78 (11.71%) NetApp
6 68 (10.21%) EMC
7 64 (9.61%) Citrix
8 61 (9.16%) IBM
9 52 (7.81%) Intel
10 41 (6.16%) Google
10 41 (6.16%) Red Hat
11 39 (5.86%) Sybase
12 33 (4.95%) HP
13 30 (4.50%) TIBCO
14 22 (3.30%) ATG
14 22 (3.30%) Hyperion
14 22 (3.30%) PeopleSoft
14 22 (3.30%) Retek
15 20 (3.00%) F5
16 19 (2.85%) Dell
Liverpool, Merseyside
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £47000 - £56000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £47000 - £56000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leicestershire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + 27 Hols + exc pension
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary and Benefits on Application
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £160000.00 - £210000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Information Technology Services
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £58000.00 - £62000.00 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
London
GK Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Executive Resource Group
Salary: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £58000.00 - £62000.00 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Next Ventures Limited
Salary: £0 - £80,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Edinburgh
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £75000 per annum + 20% pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 26 days ago
South East London
EY
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago