Period
to 12 December 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Technical Architect was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1071 1164 1157
Rank change year-on-year +93 -7 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Technical Architect 68 35 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.020% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.020% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 32 28 81
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -17.86% -
10th Percentile £41,950 £42,500 £48,750
90th Percentile £77,250 £85,125 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £61,250 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +6.52% -4.17% -4.00%

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 152,872 172,294 179,887
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.84% 96.05% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 122,614 138,599 150,222
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%

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 12 December 2018.

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 12 December 2018. 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 +118 63 £62,500 +6.38% 8
UK excluding London +111 49 £61,250 +6.52% 9
Midlands +61 27 £70,000 +21.74% 2
West Midlands - 27 £70,000 - 2
London +76 19 £65,000 -10.96% 1
South East +18 12 £57,500 +21.05% 3
Scotland +3 5 - -
North of England +25 3 £62,500 +2.04%
East of England +38 2 £52,500 -19.23% 1
Yorkshire +38 2 £62,500 -10.71%
North West +26 1 £42,500 -19.05%

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

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, 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 32 (47.06%) SQL Server
1 32 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 28 (41.18%) HP
3 27 (39.71%) Windows
3 27 (39.71%) VMware
4 26 (38.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (38.24%) Amazon AWS
5 25 (36.76%) Cisco
6 24 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 23 (33.82%) Presales
8 22 (32.35%) Technical Architecture
9 21 (30.88%) Citrix
9 21 (30.88%) Data Centre
10 18 (26.47%) NetApp
11 16 (23.53%) Microsoft
11 16 (23.53%) AIX
11 16 (23.53%) Oracle
11 16 (23.53%) Hyper-V
12 15 (22.06%) SCCM
13 14 (20.59%) SCOM
13 14 (20.59%) 3PAR
13 14 (20.59%) Office 365
14 13 (19.12%) Google
14 13 (19.12%) Solaris
15 12 (17.65%) Linux
15 12 (17.65%) DB2
15 12 (17.65%) HPUX
15 12 (17.65%) MQSeries
15 12 (17.65%) Middleware
15 12 (17.65%) Data Protection

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 12 (17.65%) MQSeries
2 6 (8.82%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.41%) Apache
3 3 (4.41%) IIS
3 3 (4.41%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.47%) IBM Connections
5 1 (1.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 26 (38.24%) Amazon AWS
1 26 (38.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (20.59%) Office 365
3 12 (17.65%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (5.88%) IaaS
4 4 (5.88%) Yammer
5 2 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.94%) Serverless
6 1 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.47%) G Suite
6 1 (1.47%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.29%) Firewall
2 6 (8.82%) Skype
3 5 (7.35%) DNS
3 5 (7.35%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.35%) WAN
4 4 (5.88%) SMS
5 3 (4.41%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (4.41%) HTTP
5 3 (4.41%) Internet
5 3 (4.41%) iSCSI
5 3 (4.41%) NAS
5 3 (4.41%) NetScaler
5 3 (4.41%) Network Security
5 3 (4.41%) SAN
5 3 (4.41%) SSL
5 3 (4.41%) Wireless
6 2 (2.94%) DHCP
6 2 (2.94%) LAN
7 1 (1.47%) VLAN
7 1 (1.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.65%) DB2
3 1 (1.47%) Big Data
3 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 6 (8.82%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Banking
2 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.94%) Retail
4 1 (1.47%) Marketing
4 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.65%) Middleware
2 5 (7.35%) Web Services
3 2 (2.94%) .NET
4 1 (1.47%) CGI
4 1 (1.47%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.88%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.88%) Clustering
2 4 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (4.41%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.94%) Wiki
5 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.47%) HACMP
5 1 (1.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (39.71%) Windows
2 16 (23.53%) AIX
3 13 (19.12%) Solaris
4 12 (17.65%) HPUX
4 12 (17.65%) Linux
5 7 (10.29%) Windows Server
6 6 (8.82%) Unix
7 4 (5.88%) Windows 10
7 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.41%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.82%) Presales
2 22 (32.35%) Technical Architecture
3 12 (17.65%) Data Protection
4 10 (14.71%) Migration
5 8 (11.76%) IT Strategy
6 6 (8.82%) Customer Engagement
6 6 (8.82%) TOGAF
7 5 (7.35%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 5 (7.35%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (7.35%) Time Management
8 4 (5.88%) DevOps
8 4 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (5.88%) ITIL
8 4 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (4.41%) E-Commerce
9 3 (4.41%) Project Management
9 3 (4.41%) Software Delivery
9 3 (4.41%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.35%) SQL
2 4 (5.88%) Python
3 3 (4.41%) Perl
4 2 (2.94%) Go
4 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.94%) Ruby
5 1 (1.47%) Java
5 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) MCSE
1 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (7.35%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.41%) MCP
4 2 (2.94%) CCDA
4 2 (2.94%) CCNA
4 2 (2.94%) CCNP
4 2 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (2.94%) Degree
4 2 (2.94%) RHCE
4 2 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.47%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.65%) GDPR
2 2 (2.94%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 24 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (23.53%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.41%) Docker
4 3 (4.41%) NFS
5 2 (2.94%) vSphere
6 1 (1.47%) GPFS
6 1 (1.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.47%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 15 (22.06%) SCCM
2 14 (20.59%) SCOM
3 3 (4.41%) FortiGate
3 3 (4.41%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.94%) Ansible
4 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.94%) Puppet
4 2 (2.94%) vRealize
5 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.47%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.47%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.47%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 28 (41.18%) HP
2 27 (39.71%) VMware
3 25 (36.76%) Cisco
4 21 (30.88%) Citrix
5 18 (26.47%) NetApp
6 16 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 16 (23.53%) Oracle
7 14 (20.59%) 3PAR
8 13 (19.12%) Google
9 5 (7.35%) IBM
9 5 (7.35%) Juniper
10 3 (4.41%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.94%) Dell
11 2 (2.94%) Intel
12 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint
12 1 (1.47%) EMC
12 1 (1.47%) Mitel
12 1 (1.47%) SAP
12 1 (1.47%) Veeam