The median annual salary for a Infrastructure Specialist was £51,250 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 743 747 789
Rank change year-on-year +4 +42  
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 101 171 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 79 156 127
Median salary £51,250 £48,750 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.12% +9.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,750 £34,950
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,938 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +7.34% -6.97%  

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 77233 94416 96917
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.29% 96.45% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64704 79862 79959
Median salary £45,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.08% +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +31 38 £61,250 +2.94%
North West -1 16 £45,000 +20.00%
South East +57 13 £52,500 +16.66% 4
South West -9 11 £40,382 +2.43% 1
West Midlands +34 10 £40,000 +1.26%
East Midlands +6 7 £42,500 +13.33%
Yorkshire +39 6 £43,000 +7.50%
Infrastructure Specialist
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 121 (58.74%) Windows
2 103 (50.00%) VMware
3 92 (44.66%) Microsoft
4 91 (44.17%) Active Directory
5 75 (36.41%) Windows Server
6 65 (31.55%) Linux
7 55 (26.70%) SAN
8 53 (25.73%) VMware Infrastructure
9 49 (23.79%) Citrix
10 41 (19.90%) Finance
11 40 (19.42%) SQL Server
12 38 (18.45%) NetApp
13 36 (17.48%) Cisco
14 35 (16.99%) MS Exchange
15 31 (15.05%) ITIL
15 31 (15.05%) Data Centre
16 28 (13.59%) Office 365
16 28 (13.59%) PowerShell
16 28 (13.59%) SCCM
17 27 (13.11%) MS Excel
17 27 (13.11%) Disaster Recovery
17 27 (13.11%) Windows Server 2012
18 24 (11.65%) High Availability
18 24 (11.65%) Continuous Improvement
18 24 (11.65%) LAN
18 24 (11.65%) Unix
18 24 (11.65%) Windows Server 2008
19 23 (11.17%) Problem Management
19 23 (11.17%) Firewall
20 22 (10.68%) SQL

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 35 (16.99%) MS Exchange
2 14 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (5.83%) Skype for Business
4 11 (5.34%) SharePoint
5 10 (4.85%) IIS
6 8 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.49%) Apache
8 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.49%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.49%) JBoss
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 27 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.46%) MS Project
3 1 (0.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.46%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 28 (13.59%) Office 365
2 22 (10.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.37%) IaaS
4 7 (3.40%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (2.91%) PaaS
6 2 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 55 (26.70%) SAN
2 24 (11.65%) LAN
3 23 (11.17%) Firewall
4 21 (10.19%) DNS
5 17 (8.25%) WAN
6 16 (7.77%) DHCP
7 13 (6.31%) Skype
7 13 (6.31%) VLAN
8 12 (5.83%) VoIP
9 9 (4.37%) NAS
10 7 (3.40%) Internet
11 6 (2.91%) Multicast
11 6 (2.91%) NetScaler
12 5 (2.43%) Network Security
12 5 (2.43%) Wireless
13 4 (1.94%) TCP/IP
14 3 (1.46%) Ethernet
14 3 (1.46%) VPN
15 2 (0.97%) PBX
15 2 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (19.42%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.85%) Oracle Database
3 9 (4.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (4.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.43%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (1.46%) DB2
6 1 (0.49%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.49%) Big Data
6 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 41 (19.90%) Finance
2 7 (3.40%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.43%) Banking
3 5 (2.43%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.94%) Retail
5 2 (0.97%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.97%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.49%) Advertising
6 1 (0.49%) Legal
6 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.94%) Middleware
2 3 (1.46%) POSIX
2 3 (1.46%) Web Services
3 2 (0.97%) .NET
4 1 (0.49%) CSS
4 1 (0.49%) HTML
4 1 (0.49%) J2EE
4 1 (0.49%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.05%) Data Centre
2 20 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.28%) CMDB
4 10 (4.85%) HACMP
5 9 (4.37%) Clustering
5 9 (4.37%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.40%) PKI
7 6 (2.91%) NHS
7 6 (2.91%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (2.43%) Fintech
9 4 (1.94%) EMC VNX
10 3 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.46%) Online Banking
11 2 (0.97%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.97%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.97%) EMC VMAX
11 2 (0.97%) EMC VNXe
11 2 (0.97%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 121 (58.74%) Windows
2 75 (36.41%) Windows Server
3 65 (31.55%) Linux
4 27 (13.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (11.65%) Unix
5 24 (11.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (7.77%) AIX
7 14 (6.80%) Solaris
8 11 (5.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (3.88%) Windows 10
10 7 (3.40%) Windows 7
11 6 (2.91%) OpenVMS
11 6 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.94%) CentOS
12 4 (1.94%) HPUX
12 4 (1.94%) Mac OS
13 3 (1.46%) SUSE
14 1 (0.49%) Android
14 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (15.05%) ITIL
2 27 (13.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 24 (11.65%) Continuous Improvement
3 24 (11.65%) High Availability
4 23 (11.17%) Problem Management
5 21 (10.19%) Line Management
6 20 (9.71%) Service Management
7 18 (8.74%) Service Delivery
8 16 (7.77%) Migration
9 13 (6.31%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (6.31%) DevOps
10 9 (4.37%) ITSM
10 9 (4.37%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (3.88%) Data Protection
11 8 (3.88%) ITIL V3
12 7 (3.40%) Cybersecurity
12 7 (3.40%) Incident Management
12 7 (3.40%) Project Management
13 6 (2.91%) Penetration Testing
13 6 (2.91%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 28 (13.59%) PowerShell
2 22 (10.68%) SQL
3 6 (2.91%) Perl
4 4 (1.94%) Python
4 4 (1.94%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.46%) AWK
5 3 (1.46%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.46%) Korn
5 3 (1.46%) sed
6 2 (0.97%) Java
7 1 (0.49%) C#
7 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (8.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (3.40%) MCSA
2 7 (3.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (2.91%) Degree
3 6 (2.91%) MCSE
4 5 (2.43%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (1.94%) CCA
6 3 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.46%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.97%) CCNA
7 2 (0.97%) CEH
7 2 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.97%) MCITP
7 2 (0.97%) MCP
8 1 (0.49%) CCNP
8 1 (0.49%) CISSP
8 1 (0.49%) GCIA
8 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.49%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 91 (44.17%) Active Directory
2 53 (25.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (10.68%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.88%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (3.40%) XenApp
6 6 (2.91%) XenDesktop
7 5 (2.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (2.43%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.94%) Firmware
8 4 (1.94%) vSphere
9 3 (1.46%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 3 (1.46%) Xen
10 2 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.49%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.49%) OpenSIPS
11 1 (0.49%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (13.59%) SCCM
2 10 (4.85%) SCOM
3 7 (3.40%) Puppet
3 7 (3.40%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (1.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (1.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (1.94%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (1.46%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
5 3 (1.46%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 3 (1.46%) Tivoli NetView
6 2 (0.97%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.97%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.97%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (0.97%) QRadar
7 1 (0.49%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.49%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 103 (50.00%) VMware
2 92 (44.66%) Microsoft
3 49 (23.79%) Citrix
4 38 (18.45%) NetApp
5 36 (17.48%) Cisco
6 17 (8.25%) Oracle
7 13 (6.31%) Red Hat
8 12 (5.83%) EMC
8 12 (5.83%) HP
8 12 (5.83%) Veritas
9 8 (3.88%) CommVault
10 7 (3.40%) Dell
11 6 (2.91%) Brocade
12 5 (2.43%) Nimble Storage
12 5 (2.43%) Sun
12 5 (2.43%) Veeam
13 4 (1.94%) 3PAR
13 4 (1.94%) Avaya
13 4 (1.94%) IBM
13 4 (1.94%) ServiceNow
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