The median annual salary for a Infrastructure Specialist was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London 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 Specialist
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 208 256 299
Rank change year-on-year +48 +43  
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 15 12 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.29% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 12
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £61,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -2.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £59,700 £59,500 £52,750
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,750 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,938 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +7.34% -6.97%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4931 6867 9910
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.84% 95.64% 95.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4530 6136 8443
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,780 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Infrastructure Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Specialist in the City of London

Infrastructure Specialist
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Specialist in the City of London

Infrastructure Specialist
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist in the City of London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Specialist in the City of London

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 City of London region featuring Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

1 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 21 (87.50%) VMware
3 16 (66.67%) SAN
3 16 (66.67%) NetApp
4 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 14 (58.33%) Citrix
6 13 (54.17%) Cisco
6 13 (54.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
6 13 (54.17%) Windows Server
7 12 (50.00%) MS Exchange
8 10 (41.67%) Finance
8 10 (41.67%) VoIP
8 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
8 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (41.67%) High Availability
8 10 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (37.50%) Linux
10 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
11 7 (29.17%) Problem Management
12 5 (20.83%) PKI
12 5 (20.83%) Brocade
12 5 (20.83%) NAS
12 5 (20.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 5 (20.83%) Unix
12 5 (20.83%) Solaris
12 5 (20.83%) EMC
12 5 (20.83%) Veritas
13 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 12 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (66.67%) SAN
2 10 (41.67%) VoIP
3 5 (20.83%) NAS
4 2 (8.33%) DHCP
4 2 (8.33%) DNS
5 1 (4.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.83%) PKI
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Windows Server
3 9 (37.50%) Linux
4 5 (20.83%) Solaris
4 5 (20.83%) Unix
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (41.67%) High Availability
3 7 (29.17%) Problem Management
4 3 (12.50%) Time Management
5 2 (8.33%) E-Discovery
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) Service Management
6 1 (4.17%) Analytics
6 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.17%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (4.17%) DevOps
6 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.17%) Migration
6 1 (4.17%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
2 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (12.50%) Xen
5 1 (4.17%) XenApp
5 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
1 1 (4.17%) SCOM
1 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (87.50%) VMware
2 16 (66.67%) NetApp
3 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 14 (58.33%) Citrix
5 13 (54.17%) Cisco
6 5 (20.83%) Brocade
6 5 (20.83%) EMC
6 5 (20.83%) Veritas
7 2 (8.33%) Nimble Storage
7 2 (8.33%) ServiceNow
7 2 (8.33%) Sun
8 1 (4.17%) Forcepoint