Period
to 25 June 2019

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 June 2019.

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

Infrastructure Architect
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 848 858 724
Rank change year-on-year +10 -134 +30
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 268 350 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.20% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.21% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 186 229 394
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
10th Percentile £54,375 £45,200 £46,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,750 £88,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +4.00% -3.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 138,362 167,554 166,958
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 96.29% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 110,203 136,000 137,434
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +0.97%

Infrastructure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 25 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Architect in the UK

Infrastructure Architect
Top 15 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 6 months to 25 June 2019. 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
England +16 257 £70,000 - 61
UK excluding London +17 187 £65,000 - 47
South East +15 87 £67,500 -3.57% 20
London +43 71 £75,000 -3.23% 18
East of England +106 41 £86,250 +32.69% 4
North of England -5 23 £60,000 -7.34% 13
Midlands +36 20 £65,000 +20.37% 4
West Midlands +29 16 £65,000 +20.37% 3
Yorkshire -1 14 £57,500 -11.54% 9
South West -11 11 £65,000 -8.77% 2
North West +3 9 £62,500 -19.35% 4
East Midlands - 4 £63,750 - 1
Scotland +12 2 £52,000 -16.80% 4
Wales +14 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2019, Infrastructure Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 133 (49.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 91 (33.96%) Windows
3 90 (33.58%) Active Directory
4 88 (32.84%) Microsoft
5 84 (31.34%) VMware
6 70 (26.12%) Amazon AWS
7 67 (25.00%) Data Centre
8 56 (20.90%) Linux
9 55 (20.52%) Office 365
10 49 (18.28%) Migration
10 49 (18.28%) VMware Infrastructure
11 46 (17.16%) IT Strategy
12 43 (16.04%) TOGAF
12 43 (16.04%) WAN
13 42 (15.67%) Cisco
14 41 (15.30%) SQL
14 41 (15.30%) Project Management
14 41 (15.30%) SCCM
14 41 (15.30%) Windows Server
15 35 (13.06%) Cisco Certification
16 33 (12.31%) Strategic Roadmap
17 32 (11.94%) Citrix
17 32 (11.94%) Finance
17 32 (11.94%) ITIL
17 32 (11.94%) Hyper-V
18 31 (11.57%) DNS
18 31 (11.57%) LAN
19 30 (11.19%) SQL Server
19 30 (11.19%) Technology Roadmap
20 29 (10.82%) Hybrid Cloud

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 18 (6.72%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.24%) Confluence
2 6 (2.24%) IIS
2 6 (2.24%) OpenStack
3 5 (1.87%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.49%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.12%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.75%) Apache
6 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.75%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.37%) Anypoint
7 1 (0.37%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.37%) JBoss
7 1 (0.37%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.37%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 1 (0.37%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 133 (49.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 70 (26.12%) Amazon AWS
3 55 (20.52%) Office 365
4 28 (10.45%) IaaS
4 28 (10.45%) PaaS
5 26 (9.70%) SaaS
6 21 (7.84%) Azure Active Directory
7 14 (5.22%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (2.99%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (1.87%) Azure Stack
9 5 (1.87%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.75%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.75%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.75%) Route 53
10 2 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.37%) AWS IoT
11 1 (0.37%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.37%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 43 (16.04%) WAN
2 31 (11.57%) DNS
2 31 (11.57%) LAN
3 27 (10.07%) SAN
4 25 (9.33%) Firewall
5 23 (8.58%) DHCP
5 23 (8.58%) VPN
6 22 (8.21%) Network Security
7 15 (5.60%) Skype
8 14 (5.22%) VLAN
9 12 (4.48%) Software-Defined Networking
10 11 (4.10%) iSCSI
10 11 (4.10%) TCP/IP
11 10 (3.73%) Converged Networks
12 9 (3.36%) Reverse Proxy
12 9 (3.36%) VoIP
13 7 (2.61%) Fibre Channel
13 7 (2.61%) Internet
13 7 (2.61%) Unified Communications
14 6 (2.24%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (11.19%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.73%) MySQL
3 6 (2.24%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (2.24%) NoSQL
4 5 (1.87%) MongoDB
4 5 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.75%) QlikView
5 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.24%) Jenkins
1 6 (2.24%) JIRA
2 5 (1.87%) TestRail
2 5 (1.87%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.87%) Zephyr
3 4 (1.49%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (0.75%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.37%) Maven
5 1 (0.37%) Subversion
General
1 32 (11.94%) Finance
2 26 (9.70%) Retail
3 7 (2.61%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.24%) Law
5 5 (1.87%) Marketing
6 4 (1.49%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.49%) Legal
6 4 (1.49%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.12%) Electronics
7 3 (1.12%) Military
8 2 (0.75%) Advertising
8 2 (0.75%) Automotive
8 2 (0.75%) Digital Economy
8 2 (0.75%) Local Government
9 1 (0.37%) Back Office
9 1 (0.37%) Korean Language
9 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.72%) Web Services
2 12 (4.48%) Middleware
3 3 (1.12%) SAP Fiori
3 3 (1.12%) SAPUI5
3 3 (1.12%) Web Dynpro
4 2 (0.75%) .NET
4 2 (0.75%) LDAP
5 1 (0.37%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.37%) CGI
5 1 (0.37%) COM
5 1 (0.37%) EJB
5 1 (0.37%) EJB 3.0
5 1 (0.37%) HornetQ
5 1 (0.37%) Java EE
5 1 (0.37%) Java SE
5 1 (0.37%) JMS
5 1 (0.37%) JSON
5 1 (0.37%) Velocity
5 1 (0.37%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 67 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 29 (10.82%) Hybrid Cloud
3 19 (7.09%) Public Cloud
4 15 (5.60%) Clustering
5 13 (4.85%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (4.10%) Replication
7 9 (3.36%) Private Cloud
8 7 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (2.61%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.87%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.87%) PKI
10 4 (1.49%) CCTV
10 4 (1.49%) CMDB
10 4 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.49%) IPTV
10 4 (1.49%) Reinsurance
10 4 (1.49%) User Experience
11 3 (1.12%) Enterprise Cloud
11 3 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 91 (33.96%) Windows
2 56 (20.90%) Linux
3 41 (15.30%) Windows Server
4 21 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (4.85%) Unix
6 9 (3.36%) Windows 10
7 7 (2.61%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.87%) CentOS
9 5 (1.87%) Mac OS
10 4 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.49%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.37%) AIX
11 1 (0.37%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (18.28%) Migration
2 46 (17.16%) IT Strategy
3 43 (16.04%) TOGAF
4 41 (15.30%) Project Management
5 33 (12.31%) Strategic Roadmap
6 32 (11.94%) ITIL
7 30 (11.19%) Technology Roadmap
8 27 (10.07%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (9.33%) DevOps
9 25 (9.33%) Information Security
9 25 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (8.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 22 (8.21%) Disaster Recovery
12 21 (7.84%) Presales
13 20 (7.46%) Architectural Design
13 20 (7.46%) PRINCE2
14 19 (7.09%) Technical Leadership
15 18 (6.72%) Change Management
16 17 (6.34%) Decision-Making
16 17 (6.34%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 41 (15.30%) SQL
2 20 (7.46%) PowerShell
3 10 (3.73%) Python
4 6 (2.24%) PHP
5 5 (1.87%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.87%) VBScript
6 3 (1.12%) ABAP
6 3 (1.12%) Java
7 2 (0.75%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.75%) C
7 2 (0.75%) R
8 1 (0.37%) AWK
8 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (13.06%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (10.07%) Security Cleared
3 25 (9.33%) Degree
4 17 (6.34%) SC Cleared
5 16 (5.97%) CCNP
6 14 (5.22%) CCNA
6 14 (5.22%) TOGAF Certification
7 13 (4.85%) CCIE
8 12 (4.48%) MCSE
8 12 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (2.99%) DV Cleared
9 8 (2.99%) MCP
10 5 (1.87%) CCA
10 5 (1.87%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (1.87%) RHCE
11 4 (1.49%) CISSP
12 3 (1.12%) ISSAP
12 3 (1.12%) ISSMP
12 3 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (2.61%) SLA
3 5 (1.87%) GDPR
3 5 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 5 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.87%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.87%) PMO
4 3 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 90 (33.58%) Active Directory
2 49 (18.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (11.94%) Hyper-V
4 11 (4.10%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (4.10%) XenDesktop
5 8 (2.99%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (2.61%) vSphere
6 7 (2.61%) XenApp
7 6 (2.24%) NFS
8 5 (1.87%) DFS Replication
8 5 (1.87%) Docker
8 5 (1.87%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (1.87%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (1.49%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.37%) KVM
11 1 (0.37%) SRDF
11 1 (0.37%) vCloud
11 1 (0.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 41 (15.30%) SCCM
2 14 (5.22%) Ansible
3 13 (4.85%) SCOM
4 12 (4.48%) Puppet
5 10 (3.73%) Terraform
6 8 (2.99%) vRealize
7 6 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (1.87%) Failover Clustering
8 5 (1.87%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (1.87%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 5 (1.87%) SCOrch
8 5 (1.87%) WSUS
9 4 (1.49%) Kubernetes
9 4 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (1.49%) SCVMM
10 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (1.12%) QRadar
10 3 (1.12%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.37%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.37%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 88 (32.84%) Microsoft
2 84 (31.34%) VMware
3 42 (15.67%) Cisco
4 32 (11.94%) Citrix
5 20 (7.46%) HP
6 14 (5.22%) Aruba
7 13 (4.85%) F5
8 12 (4.48%) Google
9 11 (4.10%) EMC
10 10 (3.73%) Juniper
10 10 (3.73%) NetApp
11 8 (2.99%) Dell
11 8 (2.99%) Oracle
12 7 (2.61%) Red Hat
13 6 (2.24%) IBM
13 6 (2.24%) SAP
14 5 (1.87%) Atlassian
14 5 (1.87%) Nimble Storage
14 5 (1.87%) Palo Alto
14 5 (1.87%) Splunk