Period
to 19 March 2019

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Technical Architect was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 March 2019.

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

Infrastructure Technical Architect
UK
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1043 1158 1127
Rank change year-on-year +115 -31 +81
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Technical Architect 48 34 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.019% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.020% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 24 26 74
UK median annual salary £62,500 £61,250 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% -23.44% +14.29%
10th Percentile £53,750 £42,500 £56,325
90th Percentile £70,875 £96,250 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £61,875 £57,500 £61,250
% change year-on-year +7.61% -6.12% -5.77%

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 142,396 169,478 166,063
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 96.40% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 113,818 139,244 137,809
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -

Infrastructure Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Technical Architect in the UK

Infrastructure Technical Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Technical Architect in the UK

Infrastructure Technical Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Technical Architect over the 6 months to 19 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Technical Architect in the UK

Infrastructure Technical Architect
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Technical Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 19 March 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 +113 45 £62,500 -3.85% 15
UK excluding London +89 35 £61,875 +7.61% 13
Midlands - 24 £59,375 - 2
West Midlands - 24 £59,375 - 2
London +64 12 £62,500 -28.57% 4
South East +50 3 £70,000 +55.56% 4
Scotland +12 3 - - 1
East of England +54 2 £66,250 +1.92% 4
South West +16 2 £67,500 - 1
North of England +41 1 £62,500 -10.71%
Yorkshire +20 1 £62,500 -10.71%

Infrastructure Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, Infrastructure Technical 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 Technical Architect in the job title.

1 33 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 32 (66.67%) VMware
3 31 (64.58%) SQL Server
3 31 (64.58%) Presales
4 30 (62.50%) Cisco
4 30 (62.50%) Citrix
4 30 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (50.00%) NetApp
6 23 (47.92%) HP
7 20 (41.67%) Windows
8 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
8 18 (37.50%) Hyper-V
8 18 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
9 17 (35.42%) Data Centre
9 17 (35.42%) SCCM
9 17 (35.42%) SCOM
10 16 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
11 15 (31.25%) Data Protection
11 15 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
11 15 (31.25%) 3PAR
11 15 (31.25%) GDPR
12 14 (29.17%) AIX
12 14 (29.17%) Oracle
13 13 (27.08%) Linux
14 12 (25.00%) Firewall
15 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (22.92%) Customer Requirements
16 10 (20.83%) Customer Engagement
16 10 (20.83%) Time Management

Infrastructure Technical 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 9 (18.75%) IIS
1 9 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 8 (16.67%) Apache
2 8 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 6 (12.50%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.08%) IBM Connections
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (16.67%) IaaS
3 8 (16.67%) Office 365
4 6 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (4.17%) Yammer
6 1 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.08%) G Suite
6 1 (2.08%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.00%) Firewall
2 10 (20.83%) WAN
3 8 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (16.67%) DNS
3 8 (16.67%) HTTP
3 8 (16.67%) Internet
3 8 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 8 (16.67%) NAS
3 8 (16.67%) NetScaler
3 8 (16.67%) SAN
3 8 (16.67%) SSL
3 8 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.33%) Network Security
5 3 (6.25%) Wireless
6 2 (4.17%) LAN
6 2 (4.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (64.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.50%) DB2
3 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.17%) Electronics
2 2 (4.17%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.17%) Marketing
2 2 (4.17%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (2.08%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (35.42%) Data Centre
2 8 (16.67%) Clustering
2 8 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Wiki
4 1 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (41.67%) Windows
2 14 (29.17%) AIX
3 13 (27.08%) Linux
4 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (20.83%) Unix
6 8 (16.67%) Windows 8
7 6 (12.50%) HPUX
7 6 (12.50%) Solaris
8 5 (10.42%) Windows Server
9 2 (4.17%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.08%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (64.58%) Presales
2 16 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 15 (31.25%) Data Protection
4 11 (22.92%) Customer Requirements
5 10 (20.83%) Customer Engagement
5 10 (20.83%) Time Management
6 8 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 8 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 8 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
7 6 (12.50%) TOGAF
8 5 (10.42%) Project Management
9 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (8.33%) Programme Management
9 4 (8.33%) Vendor Relationship Management
10 3 (6.25%) ITIL
11 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (4.17%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) Perl
1 8 (16.67%) Python
1 8 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) MCSE
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (8.33%) MCP
4 3 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.17%) CCDA
5 2 (4.17%) CCNA
5 2 (4.17%) CCNP
5 2 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (4.17%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.17%) RHCE
6 1 (2.08%) AWS Certification
6 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (31.25%) GDPR
2 4 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 30 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (37.50%) Hyper-V
4 8 (16.67%) NFS
5 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (35.42%) SCCM
1 17 (35.42%) SCOM
2 8 (16.67%) FortiGate
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (4.17%) SCOrch
3 2 (4.17%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.08%) vRealize
Vendors
1 32 (66.67%) VMware
2 30 (62.50%) Cisco
2 30 (62.50%) Citrix
3 24 (50.00%) NetApp
4 23 (47.92%) HP
5 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 15 (31.25%) 3PAR
7 14 (29.17%) Oracle
8 9 (18.75%) IBM
8 9 (18.75%) Juniper
9 8 (16.67%) Red Hat
10 7 (14.58%) Google
11 5 (10.42%) F5
12 4 (8.33%) EMC
13 2 (4.17%) Dell
13 2 (4.17%) SAP
14 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
14 1 (2.08%) Palo Alto