Period
to 15 December 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Support was £37,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 15 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
England > East of England
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 312 295 335
Rank change year-on-year -17 +40 -29
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support 54 72 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.45% 0.55% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.57% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 42 64 57
East of England median annual salary £37,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.94% - +19.72%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,146 £26,450
90th Percentile £50,000 £61,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 11710 12582 14646
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.70% 96.68% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9588 10404 12150
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%

Infrastructure Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Support in the East of England

Infrastructure Support
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Support in the East of England

Infrastructure Support
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support in the East of England over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Support in the East of England

Infrastructure Support
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support within the East of England region over the 6 months to 15 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
Hertfordshire -28 24 £43,750 -2.78%
Cambridgeshire -29 17 £35,500 -4.05% 1
Norfolk +20 9 £34,500 +7.81%
Bedfordshire +39 2 £47,500 +8.57%
Essex +20 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Infrastructure Support
England

Infrastructure Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 15 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 East of England region featuring Infrastructure Support in the job title.

1 48 (88.89%) Windows
2 44 (81.48%) Active Directory
3 40 (74.07%) Windows Server
4 36 (66.67%) VMware
5 33 (61.11%) Citrix
5 33 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 30 (55.56%) Microsoft
7 26 (48.15%) ITIL
8 23 (42.59%) SAN
9 22 (40.74%) Office 365
10 21 (38.89%) Cisco
11 18 (33.33%) Linux
11 18 (33.33%) MS Exchange
11 18 (33.33%) Firewall
12 16 (29.63%) WAN
12 16 (29.63%) SQL Server
13 15 (27.78%) DHCP
13 15 (27.78%) LAN
13 15 (27.78%) VPN
14 13 (24.07%) Change Management
14 13 (24.07%) Microsoft Office
15 12 (22.22%) DNS
15 12 (22.22%) HP
15 12 (22.22%) Hyper-V
15 12 (22.22%) Data Centre
16 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Azure
16 11 (20.37%) Skype for Business
16 11 (20.37%) SQL
17 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
17 10 (18.52%) VMware ESXi

Infrastructure Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 18 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 11 (20.37%) Skype for Business
3 7 (12.96%) SharePoint
4 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.70%) JBoss
5 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.85%) IIS
6 1 (1.85%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (24.07%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (40.74%) Office 365
2 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (11.11%) Mimecast
4 4 (7.41%) PaaS
5 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.85%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 23 (42.59%) SAN
2 18 (33.33%) Firewall
3 16 (29.63%) WAN
4 15 (27.78%) DHCP
4 15 (27.78%) LAN
4 15 (27.78%) VPN
5 12 (22.22%) DNS
6 8 (14.81%) VoIP
7 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 6 (11.11%) Unified Communications
7 6 (11.11%) VLAN
8 5 (9.26%) MPLS
8 5 (9.26%) SSL
9 4 (7.41%) ISDN
9 4 (7.41%) PBX
9 4 (7.41%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (7.41%) Skype
10 3 (5.56%) NAS
11 2 (3.70%) Internet
12 1 (1.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.85%) MySQL
5 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 7 (12.96%) Telecoms
2 6 (11.11%) Retail
3 5 (9.26%) Games
4 2 (3.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) ADSI
1 1 (1.85%) Flash
1 1 (1.85%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.96%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.70%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.70%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.85%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.85%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.85%) Smart City
5 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.85%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 48 (88.89%) Windows
2 40 (74.07%) Windows Server
3 18 (33.33%) Linux
4 10 (18.52%) Windows 10
4 10 (18.52%) Windows 7
4 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (11.11%) Mac OS X
7 6 (11.11%) Windows 8
8 4 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.70%) Unix
10 1 (1.85%) CentOS
10 1 (1.85%) Debian
10 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (48.15%) ITIL
2 13 (24.07%) Change Management
3 9 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (12.96%) Data Protection
5 7 (12.96%) Data Security
5 7 (12.96%) Performance Analysis
5 7 (12.96%) PRINCE2
5 7 (12.96%) Trend Analysis
6 6 (11.11%) Business Continuity
6 6 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (11.11%) Server Building
6 6 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
6 6 (11.11%) Software Deployment
6 6 (11.11%) Web Filtering
7 4 (7.41%) Coaching
7 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
7 4 (7.41%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.56%) Migration
9 2 (3.70%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.37%) SQL
2 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.85%) C
4 1 (1.85%) Python
4 1 (1.85%) Ruby
4 1 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (16.67%) MCSE
3 8 (14.81%) CCNA
3 8 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (12.96%) MCITP
5 6 (11.11%) Degree
6 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.70%) MCSA
7 1 (1.85%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.85%) CEH
7 1 (1.85%) CISM
7 1 (1.85%) CISSP
7 1 (1.85%) MCP
7 1 (1.85%) MCTS
7 1 (1.85%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.85%) GDPR
2 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (81.48%) Active Directory
2 33 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 10 (18.52%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (18.52%) XenApp
5 7 (12.96%) vSphere
5 7 (12.96%) XenDesktop
6 4 (7.41%) Terminal Services
7 3 (5.56%) KVM
7 3 (5.56%) XenServer
8 2 (3.70%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.85%) Firmware
9 1 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) Backup Exec
2 5 (9.26%) WSUS
3 3 (5.56%) Ansible
3 3 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.56%) Puppet
4 2 (3.70%) Salt
4 2 (3.70%) SCCM
4 2 (3.70%) SCOM
4 2 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (3.70%) Terraform
5 1 (1.85%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.85%) Cacti
5 1 (1.85%) Consul
5 1 (1.85%) Nagios
5 1 (1.85%) Packer
5 1 (1.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 36 (66.67%) VMware
2 33 (61.11%) Citrix
3 30 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 21 (38.89%) Cisco
5 12 (22.22%) HP
6 7 (12.96%) NetApp
6 7 (12.96%) Veeam
7 6 (11.11%) Dell
8 5 (9.26%) WatchGuard
9 4 (7.41%) Juniper
10 3 (5.56%) CommVault
11 2 (3.70%) IBM
12 1 (1.85%) Apple
12 1 (1.85%) AppSense
12 1 (1.85%) arcserve
12 1 (1.85%) CA
12 1 (1.85%) EMC
12 1 (1.85%) McAfee
12 1 (1.85%) Oracle
12 1 (1.85%) Sophos