The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Specialist was - in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Infrastructure Specialist
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 83 113
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 0 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 0.52% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.54% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 12
Median salary - £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +28.57%  
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.65% +2.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1397 918 1664
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 95.36% 96.33% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1059 802 1326
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Infrastructure Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire that featured Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Specialist in Cheshire

Infrastructure Specialist
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Specialist in Cheshire

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Cheshire region featuring Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) HP
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Palo Alto
2 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) Health Informatics
4 1 (20.00%) IaaS
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) AIX
4 1 (20.00%) Solaris
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (20.00%) Informatics

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) IaaS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) AIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) Health Informatics
1 1 (20.00%) Informatics
1 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) HP
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 3 (60.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp