Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Specialist was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Infrastructure Specialist
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 194 194 180
Rank change year-on-year 0 -14 +11
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 6 26 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.16% 0.55% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.58% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 4
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -40.91% +18.28%
10th Percentile £32,513 £31,250 £48,125
90th Percentile £46,250 £33,750 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £34,871 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -0.37% -6.67% -16.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. 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
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3700 4515 3845
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 96.37% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2958 3377 3211
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Infrastructure Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Specialist in Birmingham

Infrastructure Specialist
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Specialist in Birmingham

Infrastructure Specialist
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist in Birmingham over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Specialist in Birmingham

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Infrastructure Specialist 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 Birmingham region featuring Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Office 365
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 3 (50.00%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) NAS
5 1 (16.67%) XenApp
5 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
5 1 (16.67%) Veeam
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
5 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (16.67%) F5
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
1 1 (16.67%) NAS
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) Skype
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (16.67%) CMDB
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (16.67%) Presales
3 1 (16.67%) Proactive Management
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) MCSE
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) MCP
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Server
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
1 1 (16.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) BMC
4 1 (16.67%) Brocade
4 1 (16.67%) CommVault
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Veeam