Period
to 11 December 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Support was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

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

Infrastructure Support
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 212 247 308
Rank change year-on-year +35 +61 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support 45 57 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.70% 0.68% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.70% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 42 54 29
Berkshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +30.77% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £50,250 £48,500 £50,750
South East median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.67% - -6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. 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
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 6154 8090 10613
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.93% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4947 6344 8555
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Infrastructure Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Support in Berkshire

Infrastructure Support
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Support in Berkshire

Infrastructure Support
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support in Berkshire over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Support in Berkshire

Infrastructure Support
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 11 December 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
Slough +12 16 £40,000 +6.67%
Bracknell +15 12 £47,500 +35.71%
Wokingham +3 5 £45,000 +20.00%
Reading +22 4 £70,000 +61.85%
Maidenhead +18 3 £37,500 +11.56%
Thatcham - 3 £42,500 -
Newbury - 2 £22,000 -
Infrastructure Support
South East

Infrastructure Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, Infrastructure Support 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 Berkshire region featuring Infrastructure Support in the job title.

1 40 (88.89%) Windows
2 31 (68.89%) Active Directory
3 30 (66.67%) VMware
4 27 (60.00%) MS Exchange
5 26 (57.78%) Microsoft
5 26 (57.78%) Windows Server
6 25 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (46.67%) Cisco
7 21 (46.67%) SQL Server
8 19 (42.22%) Office 365
9 18 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 16 (35.56%) Linux
11 13 (28.89%) SQL
12 12 (26.67%) Symantec
12 12 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
12 12 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
12 12 (26.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 11 (24.44%) Change Management
13 11 (24.44%) ITIL
14 10 (22.22%) Firewall
15 9 (20.00%) Juniper
15 9 (20.00%) vSphere
15 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (20.00%) Hyper-V
16 8 (17.78%) Backup Exec
16 8 (17.78%) Windows 10
17 7 (15.56%) Capacity Management
17 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2014
17 7 (15.56%) Clustering
17 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification

Infrastructure Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 27 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (11.11%) IIS
3 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.44%) SAS
5 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (42.22%) Office 365
2 18 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.22%) Firewall
2 5 (11.11%) SAN
3 4 (8.89%) VPN
4 3 (6.67%) DNS
4 3 (6.67%) LAN
4 3 (6.67%) VLAN
4 3 (6.67%) WAN
5 2 (4.44%) iSCSI
5 2 (4.44%) SMS
5 2 (4.44%) snoop
5 2 (4.44%) tcpdump
5 2 (4.44%) Wireshark
6 1 (2.22%) NAS
6 1 (2.22%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (4.44%) MySQL
General
1 6 (13.33%) Marketing
2 1 (2.22%) Automotive
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Clustering
2 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (88.89%) Windows
2 26 (57.78%) Windows Server
3 25 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (35.56%) Linux
5 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (17.78%) Windows 10
7 5 (11.11%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (4.44%) Solaris
8 2 (4.44%) Unix
8 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Change Management
1 11 (24.44%) ITIL
2 7 (15.56%) Capacity Management
2 7 (15.56%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (6.67%) Proactive Monitoring
4 3 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.22%) Change Control
5 1 (2.22%) Information Security
5 1 (2.22%) Low Latency
5 1 (2.22%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.22%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.22%) Task Automation
5 1 (2.22%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) SQL
2 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.44%) Perl
4 1 (2.22%) Python
4 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.11%) MCSA
2 5 (11.11%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (6.67%) Degree
3 3 (6.67%) MCSE
4 2 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) SAS 70
2 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (68.89%) Active Directory
2 12 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 9 (20.00%) vSphere
4 4 (8.89%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (4.44%) Firmware
5 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (26.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 8 (17.78%) Backup Exec
3 5 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (11.11%) vCenter Server
4 4 (8.89%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (66.67%) VMware
2 26 (57.78%) Microsoft
3 21 (46.67%) Cisco
4 12 (26.67%) Symantec
5 9 (20.00%) Juniper
6 7 (15.56%) F5
6 7 (15.56%) HP
7 5 (11.11%) Altiris
7 5 (11.11%) Apple
7 5 (11.11%) Forcepoint
7 5 (11.11%) Veritas
8 4 (8.89%) NetApp
9 2 (4.44%) Citrix
9 2 (4.44%) Dell
9 2 (4.44%) Nortel
9 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
9 2 (4.44%) Sun
10 1 (2.22%) Veeam