Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Specialist was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 17 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 139 159
Rank change year-on-year -9 +20 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 5 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.18% 0.043% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.045% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 2
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £32,500 £51,385
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.15% -36.75% -
10th Percentile £43,300 £31,250 £42,967
90th Percentile £58,000 £33,750 £62,402
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £32,500 £42,233
% change year-on-year +46.15% -23.05% +8.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2602 2211 2922
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 95.34% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1579 1445 1868
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.59% - +6.25%

Infrastructure Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Specialist in Edinburgh

Infrastructure Specialist
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Specialist in Edinburgh

Infrastructure Specialist
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Specialist in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 Edinburgh region featuring Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Splunk
2 2 (40.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) HP SIM
3 1 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) SMS

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) SMS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (20.00%) Disruptive Innovation
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (20.00%) SIEM
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) VB
1 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP SIM
1 1 (20.00%) QRadar
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Splunk
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds