The median annual salary for a Infrastructure Architect was £61,250 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Infrastructure Architect
England / West Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 212 199
Rank change year-on-year +12 -13  
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 10 29 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.47% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.49% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 6 26 22
Median salary £61,250 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +12.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £52,500 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £90,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £67,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -6.71% +3.07%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4643 5951 4904
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.91% 96.31% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3856 4831 4194
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Infrastructure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Architect in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Architect
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Architect in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Architect
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Architect in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Architect
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +21 7 £62,500 +2.04%
Coventry +18 3 £52,500 -4.54%
Infrastructure Architect
England

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Infrastructure 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 11 (61.11%) Big Data
2 10 (55.56%) Retail
3 9 (50.00%) Finance
3 9 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 8 (44.44%) TOGAF
5 7 (38.89%) Oracle
5 7 (38.89%) ServiceNow
6 6 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
6 6 (33.33%) ITIL
6 6 (33.33%) VMware
6 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (27.78%) Banking
7 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
7 5 (27.78%) Linux
7 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
7 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
8 4 (22.22%) Dell
8 4 (22.22%) ERP
8 4 (22.22%) Cisco
8 4 (22.22%) Python
8 4 (22.22%) CRM
8 4 (22.22%) Java
8 4 (22.22%) SQL
8 4 (22.22%) .NET
8 4 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (22.22%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (22.22%) SaaS
3 2 (11.11%) Office 365
4 1 (5.56%) IaaS
4 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Intranet
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
1 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) Big Data
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (55.56%) Retail
2 9 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (27.78%) Banking
3 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) TOGAF
2 6 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 6 (33.33%) ITIL
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
4 4 (22.22%) CRM
4 4 (22.22%) Data Integration
4 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (22.22%) ERP
4 4 (22.22%) Line Management
4 4 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (16.67%) IT Strategy
5 3 (16.67%) ITSM
5 3 (16.67%) Presales
6 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.56%) Service Management
6 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Java
1 4 (22.22%) Python
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.56%) CCA
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.56%) MCSA
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Icinga
1 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (16.67%) Puppet
1 3 (16.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle
1 7 (38.89%) ServiceNow
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco
4 4 (22.22%) Dell
5 3 (16.67%) EMC
6 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.56%) Citrix
7 1 (5.56%) HP