Period
to 20 October 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Technical Architect was £61,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

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
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1169 1148 1156
Rank change year-on-year -21 +8 +37
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Technical Architect 23 80 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.042% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.043% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 17 77 153
UK median annual salary £61,000 £65,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.15% -10.34% +16.00%
10th Percentile £47,700 £48,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £78,000 £90,000 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% -7.69% +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 166841 184148 211679
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.76% 96.44% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 133583 154294 175388
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 20 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Technical Architect in the UK

Infrastructure Technical Architect
Top 12 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 20 October 2017. 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 -6 19 £60,000 -7.69% 3
UK excluding London +29 15 £57,500 -4.17% 4
South East +34 7 £52,500 -11.76%
London -6 6 £73,000 +4.29% 1
Midlands +36 2 £53,750 +16.22%
Scotland -2 2 £67,500 +12.50% 2
East of England - 2 £65,000 -
West Midlands +20 1 £50,000 +8.11%
South West +14 1 - -
North of England -2 1 £52,500 -32.26% 2
North West - 1 £52,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £57,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, Infrastructure Technical 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 Technical Architect in the job title.

1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (47.83%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (43.48%) Firewall
4 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
5 9 (39.13%) Windows
6 8 (34.78%) High Availability
7 7 (30.43%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (30.43%) ITIL
7 7 (30.43%) MCSE
7 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (26.09%) Linux
8 6 (26.09%) IT Strategy
9 5 (21.74%) Unix
9 5 (21.74%) LAN
9 5 (21.74%) WAN
9 5 (21.74%) VPN
9 5 (21.74%) DNS
9 5 (21.74%) Finance
9 5 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (21.74%) DevOps
9 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
9 5 (21.74%) Release Management
9 5 (21.74%) TOGAF
9 5 (21.74%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (21.74%) Degree
10 4 (17.39%) QA
10 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (17.39%) Hybrid Cloud

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 2 (8.70%) IIS
1 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (47.83%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (13.04%) Office 365
4 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) Firewall
2 5 (21.74%) DNS
2 5 (21.74%) LAN
2 5 (21.74%) VPN
2 5 (21.74%) WAN
3 4 (17.39%) SAN
4 3 (13.04%) DMZ
4 3 (13.04%) SMS
5 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.35%) DHCP
6 1 (4.35%) Internet
6 1 (4.35%) LDAP
6 1 (4.35%) PBX
6 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
6 1 (4.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.35%) Redis
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) J2EE
1 1 (4.35%) Java EE
1 1 (4.35%) Middleware
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (17.39%) Hybrid Cloud
1 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.70%) Clustering
3 2 (8.70%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (8.70%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Linux
3 5 (21.74%) Unix
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.35%) CentOS
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Solaris
5 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) High Availability
2 7 (30.43%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (30.43%) ITIL
3 6 (26.09%) IT Strategy
4 5 (21.74%) DevOps
4 5 (21.74%) Release Management
4 5 (21.74%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (21.74%) TOGAF
5 4 (17.39%) Data Security
5 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (17.39%) Migration
6 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
6 3 (13.04%) Project Management
7 2 (8.70%) API Integration
7 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
7 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.70%) Information Security
7 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
7 2 (8.70%) Supplier Management
8 1 (4.35%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) Perl
3 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) MCSE
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (21.74%) Degree
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.35%) CCNA
5 1 (4.35%) CCNP
5 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
2 4 (17.39%) QA
2 4 (17.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (4.35%) ISO 9001
3 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.35%) Docker
4 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (17.39%) Puppet
3 1 (4.35%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) FortiGate
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (4.35%) Pingdom
3 1 (4.35%) SnapMirror
3 1 (4.35%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) IBM
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) 3PAR
5 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) NetApp
5 1 (4.35%) New Relic