The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Specialist was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Infrastructure Specialist
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 752 796 756
Rank change year-on-year +44 -40  
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 105 113 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 78 89 164
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +12.99%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £80,000 £61,750
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.65% +2.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 79382 89280 100510
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.54% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 65298 76096 83752
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Infrastructure Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Specialist in England

Infrastructure Specialist
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Specialist in England

Infrastructure Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Specialist in England

Infrastructure Specialist
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +39 47 £63,250 +5.41% 5
East of England +15 20 £37,500 -14.28%
South East +19 17 £40,000 -2.43% 2
Yorkshire +11 13 £39,750 +9.65% 5
North East - 4 £35,000 -
West Midlands +8 3 £36,250 -16.66% 1
North West -46 2 £47,500 +2.70%
Infrastructure Specialist
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 England region featuring Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

1 143 (68.10%) Windows
2 112 (53.33%) VMware
3 99 (47.14%) Microsoft
3 99 (47.14%) Active Directory
4 89 (42.38%) Windows Server
5 67 (31.90%) VMware Infrastructure
6 64 (30.48%) Finance
7 58 (27.62%) Linux
8 55 (26.19%) SAN
9 47 (22.38%) NetApp
10 46 (21.90%) SQL Server
11 43 (20.48%) Cisco
12 40 (19.05%) PowerShell
12 40 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
13 39 (18.57%) MS Exchange
14 38 (18.10%) Citrix
15 37 (17.62%) SQL
16 36 (17.14%) Firewall
17 35 (16.67%) SCCM
18 33 (15.71%) DNS
19 30 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
20 29 (13.81%) Retail
21 28 (13.33%) Banking
22 27 (12.86%) Hyper-V
23 26 (12.38%) Microsoft Azure
23 26 (12.38%) ITIL
24 25 (11.90%) Office 365
25 24 (11.43%) Virtual Team
25 24 (11.43%) DHCP
26 23 (10.95%) HP

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 39 (18.57%) MS Exchange
2 16 (7.62%) Exchange Server 2013
2 16 (7.62%) SharePoint
3 15 (7.14%) IIS
4 13 (6.19%) Skype for Business
5 9 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (2.86%) CMS
7 3 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.48%) Confluence
8 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.48%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.43%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 26 (12.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (11.90%) Office 365
3 12 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 6 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (2.86%) Amazon S3
4 6 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (2.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 5 (2.38%) SaaS
6 3 (1.43%) IaaS
7 2 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.95%) Joyent
8 1 (0.48%) Amazon Glacier
8 1 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.48%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (26.19%) SAN
2 36 (17.14%) Firewall
3 33 (15.71%) DNS
4 24 (11.43%) DHCP
5 17 (8.10%) VPN
6 12 (5.71%) LAN
6 12 (5.71%) NAS
6 12 (5.71%) Skype
7 11 (5.24%) TCP/IP
8 10 (4.76%) VoIP
9 9 (4.29%) VLAN
10 7 (3.33%) Internet
11 6 (2.86%) Multicast
11 6 (2.86%) WAN
12 5 (2.38%) NetScaler
12 5 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (1.90%) SSL
14 3 (1.43%) Ethernet
14 3 (1.43%) Network Security
14 3 (1.43%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (21.90%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 9 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (2.86%) MySQL
4 6 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.48%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (0.48%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.48%) JIRA
1 1 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 64 (30.48%) Finance
2 29 (13.81%) Retail
3 28 (13.33%) Banking
4 21 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 21 (10.00%) Retail Banking
5 6 (2.86%) Advertising
5 6 (2.86%) Back Office
5 6 (2.86%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.86%) Law
5 6 (2.86%) Military
5 6 (2.86%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.95%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.95%) Digital Economy
7 1 (0.48%) Billing
7 1 (0.48%) Legal
7 1 (0.48%) Marketing
7 1 (0.48%) Prime Brokerage
7 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.29%) Web Services
2 5 (2.38%) Middleware
3 3 (1.43%) POSIX
4 2 (0.95%) .NET
4 2 (0.95%) XML
5 1 (0.48%) CSS
5 1 (0.48%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.48%) HTML
5 1 (0.48%) J2EE
5 1 (0.48%) Java EE
5 1 (0.48%) Spring
5 1 (0.48%) Struts
5 1 (0.48%) XSL
5 1 (0.48%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.43%) Virtual Team
2 17 (8.10%) Data Centre
3 12 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.76%) Clustering
5 9 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (3.81%) Client/Server
7 7 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
7 7 (3.33%) Fintech
8 5 (2.38%) CMDB
8 5 (2.38%) Driving Licence
8 5 (2.38%) HP Storage
9 4 (1.90%) PKI
10 3 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.95%) HP StoreVirtual
11 2 (0.95%) Security Operations Centre
12 1 (0.48%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.48%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.48%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 143 (68.10%) Windows
2 89 (42.38%) Windows Server
3 58 (27.62%) Linux
4 40 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (10.00%) Unix
7 11 (5.24%) Windows 10
8 10 (4.76%) Windows 7
9 9 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (3.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (3.33%) Solaris
12 4 (1.90%) AIX
12 4 (1.90%) HPUX
12 4 (1.90%) Mac OS
13 3 (1.43%) CentOS
13 3 (1.43%) SUSE
14 2 (0.95%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.95%) SmartOS
14 2 (0.95%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.48%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (12.38%) ITIL
2 23 (10.95%) Disaster Recovery
3 22 (10.48%) Asset Management
4 21 (10.00%) High Availability
4 21 (10.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 21 (10.00%) Migration
4 21 (10.00%) Wealth Management
5 19 (9.05%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (5.71%) DevOps
6 12 (5.71%) Service Management
7 11 (5.24%) Change Management
7 11 (5.24%) Line Management
7 11 (5.24%) Process Improvement
8 9 (4.29%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (3.81%) Incident Management
9 8 (3.81%) ITIL V3
10 7 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (3.33%) Problem Management
10 7 (3.33%) Service Delivery
11 6 (2.86%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 37 (17.62%) SQL
3 8 (3.81%) Bash Shell
4 5 (2.38%) Shell Script
4 5 (2.38%) VBScript
5 3 (1.43%) AWK
5 3 (1.43%) Korn
5 3 (1.43%) Perl
5 3 (1.43%) Python
5 3 (1.43%) sed
6 2 (0.95%) Java
7 1 (0.48%) C#
7 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (10.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (5.71%) Degree
3 11 (5.24%) MCSA
3 11 (5.24%) MCSE
4 7 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.90%) MCP
7 3 (1.43%) CCNA
7 3 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.95%) CCA
8 2 (0.95%) MCITP
8 2 (0.95%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.48%) CCIE
9 1 (0.48%) CCNP
9 1 (0.48%) CEH
9 1 (0.48%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.48%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.48%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.19%) SLA
2 11 (5.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.86%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.43%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.95%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 99 (47.14%) Active Directory
2 67 (31.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (12.86%) Hyper-V
4 21 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (5.71%) vSphere
6 10 (4.76%) XenApp
7 5 (2.38%) DFS Replication
7 5 (2.38%) Firmware
8 4 (1.90%) BitLocker
8 4 (1.90%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (1.43%) MetaFrame
9 3 (1.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (1.43%) XenServer
10 2 (0.95%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.48%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.48%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.48%) UAG
11 1 (0.48%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (16.67%) SCCM
2 14 (6.67%) SCOM
3 11 (5.24%) vCenter Server
4 6 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.86%) Puppet
4 6 (2.86%) WSUS
5 5 (2.38%) Ansible
5 5 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (1.43%) FortiGate
6 3 (1.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (1.43%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (1.43%) Nagios
6 3 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.43%) Opsview
6 3 (1.43%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.95%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.95%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.95%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.95%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 112 (53.33%) VMware
2 99 (47.14%) Microsoft
3 47 (22.38%) NetApp
4 43 (20.48%) Cisco
5 38 (18.10%) Citrix
6 23 (10.95%) HP
7 19 (9.05%) Oracle
8 13 (6.19%) EMC
9 10 (4.76%) Red Hat
9 10 (4.76%) Veeam
10 8 (3.81%) Dell
10 8 (3.81%) IBM
10 8 (3.81%) Juniper
11 6 (2.86%) Adobe
11 6 (2.86%) CheckPoint
11 6 (2.86%) Xerox
12 5 (2.38%) 3PAR
12 5 (2.38%) CommVault
12 5 (2.38%) SolarWinds
13 4 (1.90%) Veritas
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