Period
to 31 March 2020

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Support was £31,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 31 March 2020.

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

Infrastructure Support
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 117 - 139
Rank change year-on-year - +139 -18
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support 8 0 8
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.45% - 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% - 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 8
Median annual salary £31,000 - £35,000
10th Percentile £29,300 - £33,175
90th Percentile £31,500 - £43,250
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +53.85% -7.14% -6.67%

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 1,692 2,373 2,555
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 94.81% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 948 1,512 1,680
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £67,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Infrastructure Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Support in Edinburgh

Infrastructure Support
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure Support in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Infrastructure Support in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 2020, Infrastructure Support 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 Edinburgh region featuring Infrastructure Support in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) Server Management
2 6 (75.00%) Server Patching
2 6 (75.00%) Virtual Servers
2 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) VBScript
3 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
3 5 (62.50%) VMS
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) Resource Allocation
3 5 (62.50%) vCenter Server
3 5 (62.50%) Palo Alto
3 5 (62.50%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
3 5 (62.50%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (62.50%) Skype for Business
3 5 (62.50%) vCloud
3 5 (62.50%) WSUS
3 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (62.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (62.50%) Private Cloud
3 5 (62.50%) Skype
4 1 (12.50%) Office 365
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2019
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008

Infrastructure Support 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 5 (62.50%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) Skype
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) VMS
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) Debian
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) SUSE
3 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) Server Management
2 6 (75.00%) Server Patching
3 5 (62.50%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
1 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
1 5 (62.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Virtual Servers
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) vCloud
2 5 (62.50%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (62.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 5 (62.50%) vCenter Server
1 5 (62.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
1 5 (62.50%) Palo Alto