Period
to 22 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Infrastructure Architect was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

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

Technical Infrastructure Architect
UK
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1152 1121 1216
Rank change year-on-year -31 +95 -91
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Infrastructure Architect 37 63 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.037% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.038% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 22 63 67
UK median annual salary £57,500 £80,000 £68,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.13% +16.79% +0.74%
10th Percentile £42,500 £46,500 £41,875
90th Percentile £97,250 £105,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -13.04% -8.00% -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 171,117 165,356 197,735
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.46% 96.55% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 139,969 137,307 165,930
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

Technical Infrastructure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Infrastructure Architect in the UK

Technical Infrastructure Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Technical Infrastructure Architect in the UK

Technical Infrastructure Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Infrastructure Architect over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Technical Infrastructure Architect in the UK

Technical Infrastructure Architect
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Infrastructure Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 22 April 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 -59 33 £65,000 -18.75% 10
UK excluding London -28 22 £50,000 -13.04% 9
London -36 13 £87,500 +9.38% 1
South East -6 8 £45,000 -25.00% 2
North of England - 6 £70,000 - 2
Yorkshire - 5 £70,000 - 1
South West -10 4 - - 1
Scotland - 4 £57,500 -
North West - 1 - - 1

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

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, Technical 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 Technical Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 24 (64.86%) Microsoft
2 22 (59.46%) Finance
3 20 (54.05%) Windows
4 15 (40.54%) VMware
4 15 (40.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
5 14 (37.84%) IT Strategy
6 13 (35.14%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (32.43%) PRINCE2
8 11 (29.73%) Data Centre
9 10 (27.03%) Citrix
10 9 (24.32%) HP
10 9 (24.32%) Cisco
10 9 (24.32%) WAN
10 9 (24.32%) ITIL
10 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
10 9 (24.32%) LAN
10 9 (24.32%) Clustering
10 9 (24.32%) Load Balancing
11 8 (21.62%) Linux
12 7 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (18.92%) Data Management
12 7 (18.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 6 (16.22%) Technical Architecture
13 6 (16.22%) TOGAF
13 6 (16.22%) IP Telephony
13 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V
13 6 (16.22%) Software Delivery
13 6 (16.22%) 3PAR
13 6 (16.22%) High Availability

Technical 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 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
3 4 (10.81%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (35.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) LAN
1 9 (24.32%) WAN
2 6 (16.22%) IP Telephony
2 6 (16.22%) SAN
2 6 (16.22%) VoIP
3 5 (13.51%) VSAN
4 4 (10.81%) DNS
5 2 (5.41%) Firewall
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (2.70%) Internet
6 1 (2.70%) Intranet
6 1 (2.70%) Wireless
6 1 (2.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
General
1 22 (59.46%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Electronics
2 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.11%) Marketing
2 3 (8.11%) Retail
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) JSON
1 1 (2.70%) REST
1 1 (2.70%) Web Services
1 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Data Centre
2 9 (24.32%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Windows
2 8 (21.62%) Linux
3 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) IT Strategy
2 12 (32.43%) PRINCE2
3 9 (24.32%) ITIL
3 9 (24.32%) Load Balancing
4 7 (18.92%) Data Management
5 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
5 6 (16.22%) High Availability
5 6 (16.22%) Service Management
5 6 (16.22%) Software Delivery
5 6 (16.22%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (16.22%) TOGAF
6 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
7 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.11%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (8.11%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (8.11%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (8.11%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (8.11%) Programme Management
7 3 (8.11%) Project Management
7 3 (8.11%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (16.22%) CCNA
2 6 (16.22%) MCSE
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) CCIE
4 1 (2.70%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 15 (40.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
3 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V
3 6 (16.22%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (13.51%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (13.51%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (8.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (64.86%) Microsoft
2 15 (40.54%) VMware
3 10 (27.03%) Citrix
4 9 (24.32%) Cisco
4 9 (24.32%) HP
5 6 (16.22%) 3PAR
6 5 (13.51%) Capita
7 4 (10.81%) F5
8 3 (8.11%) Juniper
8 3 (8.11%) SAP
9 1 (2.70%) Avaya
9 1 (2.70%) CA
9 1 (2.70%) IBM
9 1 (2.70%) Meraki
9 1 (2.70%) Nortel
9 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.70%) Tandberg