Period
to 20 January 2019

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Specialist was £51,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

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

Infrastructure Specialist
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 317 303 332
Rank change year-on-year -14 +29 +46
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 13 36 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.13% 0.34% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.36% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 13 34 14
City of London median annual salary £51,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.40% +8.70% -8.00%
10th Percentile £43,800 £51,250 £33,950
90th Percentile £55,200 £73,750 £91,125
Central London median annual salary £51,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -15.00% +4.35% -8.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9,710 9,936 10,296
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.69% 95.07% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 8,686 8,860 9,388
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £36,125 £36,000 £33,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +3.60%

Infrastructure Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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 6 months to 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019, Infrastructure Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region featuring Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

1 9 (69.23%) Firewall
1 9 (69.23%) Network Security
1 9 (69.23%) NetScaler
2 8 (61.54%) WAN
2 8 (61.54%) VPN
3 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) Finance
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
4 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
4 6 (46.15%) MPLS
4 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (46.15%) Juniper
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
4 6 (46.15%) ITIL
4 6 (46.15%) Cisco
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) CCNP
4 6 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (46.15%) F5
4 6 (46.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 6 (46.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 6 (46.15%) NX-OS
4 6 (46.15%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (46.15%) VPLS
5 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
5 5 (38.46%) VMware
6 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V

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 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (7.69%) IaaS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) Firewall
1 9 (69.23%) NetScaler
1 9 (69.23%) Network Security
2 8 (61.54%) VPN
2 8 (61.54%) WAN
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (46.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 6 (46.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 6 (46.15%) MPLS
3 6 (46.15%) NX-OS
3 6 (46.15%) VPLS
4 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
4 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony
4 2 (15.38%) LAN
5 1 (7.69%) DHCP
5 1 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Law
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
1 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Decision-Making
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Availability Management
3 2 (15.38%) CRM
3 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
3 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) CCNP
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
3 3 (23.08%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (23.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
1 6 (46.15%) F5
1 6 (46.15%) Juniper
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix
3 3 (23.08%) NetApp
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle