Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Specialist was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 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
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 907 979 987
Rank change year-on-year +72 +8 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 241 210 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 175 159 248
England median annual salary £50,000 £44,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% - +2.92%
10th Percentile £32,000 £33,300 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £43,300 £43,250
% change year-on-year +15.47% +0.12% +1.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 159903 171823 198391
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.50% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 129207 145031 166378
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Infrastructure Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 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
London +74 130 £55,000 -
East of England +50 37 £32,000 -32.63% 1
North of England +7 37 £38,000 -13.64%
Yorkshire +44 32 £38,000 -2.56%
South East +12 21 £46,250 +12.80%
Midlands +3 10 £33,743 -15.64%
West Midlands -7 9 £34,871 -0.37%
South West +32 7 £42,500 +6.25%
North West -17 4 £39,750 -11.67%
East Midlands +25 1 £32,346 -27.31%
North East +8 1 £27,500 -15.38%
Infrastructure Specialist
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 England region featuring Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

1 136 (56.43%) Microsoft
2 135 (56.02%) Windows
2 135 (56.02%) VMware
3 114 (47.30%) Active Directory
4 107 (44.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 95 (39.42%) Finance
6 88 (36.51%) Windows Server
7 64 (26.56%) SAN
8 62 (25.73%) ITIL
9 56 (23.24%) SQL Server
10 54 (22.41%) Office 365
11 51 (21.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 51 (21.16%) Microsoft Azure
12 50 (20.75%) SCCM
13 49 (20.33%) Degree
13 49 (20.33%) NetApp
14 48 (19.92%) SQL
15 46 (19.09%) Linux
15 46 (19.09%) IBM
15 46 (19.09%) Windows Server 2008
15 46 (19.09%) VMware ESXi
16 45 (18.67%) VPN
16 45 (18.67%) Firewall
17 43 (17.84%) Cisco
18 42 (17.43%) Microsoft Certification
18 42 (17.43%) HP
19 41 (17.01%) DNS
20 40 (16.60%) SLA
20 40 (16.60%) Citrix
21 37 (15.35%) PowerShell

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 22 (9.13%) MS Exchange
2 21 (8.71%) CMS
3 17 (7.05%) Confluence
4 15 (6.22%) SharePoint
5 11 (4.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (4.56%) IIS
5 11 (4.56%) Skype for Business
6 6 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.83%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.83%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.41%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.41%) Mule
9 1 (0.41%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.41%) Site Server
Applications
1 11 (4.56%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.41%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 54 (22.41%) Office 365
2 51 (21.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (9.13%) IaaS
3 22 (9.13%) PaaS
4 18 (7.47%) Azure Active Directory
5 13 (5.39%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (3.73%) OneDrive
7 6 (2.49%) SaaS
8 5 (2.07%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (1.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (1.66%) Amazon S3
9 4 (1.66%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (1.66%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 4 (1.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.83%) Oracle CX
11 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 64 (26.56%) SAN
2 45 (18.67%) Firewall
2 45 (18.67%) VPN
3 41 (17.01%) DNS
4 30 (12.45%) DHCP
5 28 (11.62%) WAN
6 17 (7.05%) DMZ
6 17 (7.05%) TCP/IP
7 15 (6.22%) NAS
8 13 (5.39%) NetScaler
9 11 (4.56%) LAN
9 11 (4.56%) Skype
10 8 (3.32%) HTTP
11 7 (2.90%) Reverse Proxy
11 7 (2.90%) SSL
12 6 (2.49%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (2.07%) Internet
14 4 (1.66%) Intrusion Detection
14 4 (1.66%) MPLS
14 4 (1.66%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (23.24%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.30%) MySQL
3 7 (2.90%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (2.49%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.66%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.83%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.41%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.41%) OLAP
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (7.47%) Git (software)
1 18 (7.47%) JIRA
2 17 (7.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 17 (7.05%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (2.07%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (0.83%) AdminStudio
4 2 (0.83%) AutoIt
4 2 (0.83%) InstallShield
4 2 (0.83%) MSI
5 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.41%) Subversion
5 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 95 (39.42%) Finance
2 33 (13.69%) Banking
3 27 (11.20%) Investment Banking
3 27 (11.20%) Retail Banking
4 19 (7.88%) Back Office
4 19 (7.88%) Military
5 13 (5.39%) Publishing
6 6 (2.49%) Law
7 5 (2.07%) Advertising
8 4 (1.66%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.66%) Legal
8 4 (1.66%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.24%) Retail
10 1 (0.41%) Billing
10 1 (0.41%) Local Government
10 1 (0.41%) Marketing
10 1 (0.41%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.05%) .NET
2 5 (2.07%) Middleware
2 5 (2.07%) Web Services
3 2 (0.83%) SAP Basis
3 2 (0.83%) XMPP
4 1 (0.41%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.41%) ISAPI
4 1 (0.41%) J2EE
4 1 (0.41%) Java EE
4 1 (0.41%) JSON
4 1 (0.41%) RESTful
4 1 (0.41%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.41%) Spring
4 1 (0.41%) Struts
4 1 (0.41%) XML
4 1 (0.41%) XSL
4 1 (0.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.28%) Data Centre
2 29 (12.03%) Virtual Team
3 20 (8.30%) Clustering
4 19 (7.88%) Client/Server
5 9 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.73%) Blackberry
5 9 (3.73%) EMC VNX
6 8 (3.32%) CLARiiON
7 6 (2.49%) Celerra
8 5 (2.07%) Fintech
9 4 (1.66%) EMC VMAX
9 4 (1.66%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (1.66%) Replication
10 3 (1.24%) PKI
10 3 (1.24%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.83%) HP Storage
11 2 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.83%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.83%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 135 (56.02%) Windows
2 88 (36.51%) Windows Server
3 51 (21.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 46 (19.09%) Linux
4 46 (19.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (10.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (10.37%) Unix
7 21 (8.71%) Windows 10
8 20 (8.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (7.47%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.66%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.24%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.24%) Solaris
11 3 (1.24%) VMS
11 3 (1.24%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.83%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (25.73%) ITIL
2 35 (14.52%) Incident Management
3 32 (13.28%) Disaster Recovery
4 31 (12.86%) Service Delivery
5 27 (11.20%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (11.20%) Asset Management
5 27 (11.20%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 27 (11.20%) Wealth Management
6 26 (10.79%) High Availability
7 22 (9.13%) Change Management
8 21 (8.71%) Document Management
8 21 (8.71%) Network Management
8 21 (8.71%) Release Management
9 19 (7.88%) DevOps
9 19 (7.88%) Process Improvement
9 19 (7.88%) Root Cause Analysis
10 18 (7.47%) Service Design
11 17 (7.05%) BDD
11 17 (7.05%) Continuous Delivery
11 17 (7.05%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 48 (19.92%) SQL
2 37 (15.35%) PowerShell
3 18 (7.47%) Java
4 9 (3.73%) Shell Script
5 6 (2.49%) VBScript
6 4 (1.66%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.41%) C#
7 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (20.33%) Degree
2 42 (17.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (10.79%) MCSE
4 13 (5.39%) MCSA
5 11 (4.56%) Citrix Certification
6 9 (3.73%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (2.49%) CCNA
9 4 (1.66%) CCNP
10 3 (1.24%) CISSP
10 3 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.24%) MCITP
11 2 (0.83%) CCA
11 2 (0.83%) CCDP
11 2 (0.83%) MCP
12 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.41%) MCTS
12 1 (0.41%) NCDA
12 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (16.60%) SLA
2 26 (10.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (7.88%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.24%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.83%) GDPR
5 2 (0.83%) ISO 22301
5 2 (0.83%) PA-DSS
5 2 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.83%) SAS 70
6 1 (0.41%) GxP
System Software
1 114 (47.30%) Active Directory
2 107 (44.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (19.09%) VMware ESXi
4 32 (13.28%) vSphere
5 30 (12.45%) XenApp
6 26 (10.79%) XenDesktop
7 23 (9.54%) Hyper-V
7 23 (9.54%) Microsoft App-V
8 17 (7.05%) Docker
9 13 (5.39%) DFS Replication
10 11 (4.56%) XenServer
11 7 (2.90%) iptables
11 7 (2.90%) Xen
12 5 (2.07%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 3 (1.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (1.24%) KVM
13 3 (1.24%) MetaFrame
13 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (1.24%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.83%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 50 (20.75%) SCCM
2 24 (9.96%) SCOM
3 20 (8.30%) Puppet
4 18 (7.47%) XenMobile
5 15 (6.22%) SCOrch
6 11 (4.56%) WSUS
7 8 (3.32%) Backup Exec
8 7 (2.90%) SCDPM
9 6 (2.49%) Ansible
9 6 (2.49%) EMC NetWorker
9 6 (2.49%) FortiGate
10 5 (2.07%) NetBackup
11 4 (1.66%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (1.66%) Microsoft Intune
11 4 (1.66%) vCenter Server
12 3 (1.24%) HP Data Protector
12 3 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (1.24%) vMotion
12 3 (1.24%) vRealize
13 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 136 (56.43%) Microsoft
2 135 (56.02%) VMware
3 49 (20.33%) NetApp
4 46 (19.09%) IBM
5 43 (17.84%) Cisco
6 42 (17.43%) HP
7 40 (16.60%) Citrix
8 30 (12.45%) Red Hat
9 28 (11.62%) Oracle
10 21 (8.71%) Veeam
11 19 (7.88%) Adobe
11 19 (7.88%) Dell
11 19 (7.88%) EMC
11 19 (7.88%) Xerox
12 17 (7.05%) Splunk
12 17 (7.05%) Veritas
13 14 (5.81%) AppSense
14 12 (4.98%) Hitachi
14 12 (4.98%) ServiceNow
15 11 (4.56%) Symantec