The median annual salary for a Infrastructure Support Specialist was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

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

Infrastructure Support Specialist
UK / England
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 824 922 928
Rank change year-on-year +98 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Specialist 18 13 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.022% 0.013% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.014% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 24
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +40.74%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,700 £32,800 £23,341
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £44,700
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year +14.66% +13.63%  

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 78973 93664 100549
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.32% 96.40% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 66148 79476 82818
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
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 £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Support Specialist in England

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Support Specialist in England

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support Specialist in England over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Support Specialist in England

Infrastructure Support 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 Support Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 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 +70 9 £57,500 -4.16%
Yorkshire +17 3 £43,000 +26.47%
East of England +12 2 £37,500 -28.57%
North West -23 2 - -
South East +65 1 - -
West Midlands +18 1 £45,000 -5.26%
Infrastructure Support Specialist
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, Infrastructure Support 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 Support Specialist in the job title.

1 34 (85.00%) Windows
2 27 (67.50%) VMware
3 23 (57.50%) Active Directory
4 20 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 18 (45.00%) Linux
6 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 15 (37.50%) LAN
8 12 (30.00%) Finance
8 12 (30.00%) SCCM
9 11 (27.50%) DNS
10 10 (25.00%) DHCP
10 10 (25.00%) Citrix
11 9 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (17.50%) Veeam
12 7 (17.50%) SAN
12 7 (17.50%) WAN
13 6 (15.00%) ITIL
13 6 (15.00%) Dell
13 6 (15.00%) VMware ESX
13 6 (15.00%) Hyper-V
13 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
13 6 (15.00%) Multicast
14 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
14 5 (12.50%) Proprietary Trading
14 5 (12.50%) Office 365
14 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (12.50%) Cisco
15 4 (10.00%) HP

Infrastructure Support 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 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (37.50%) LAN
2 11 (27.50%) DNS
3 10 (25.00%) DHCP
4 7 (17.50%) SAN
4 7 (17.50%) WAN
5 6 (15.00%) Multicast
6 3 (7.50%) Firewall
6 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
6 3 (7.50%) VLAN
7 2 (5.00%) VPN
8 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.50%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.50%) IPsec
8 1 (2.50%) IPv4
8 1 (2.50%) NAS
8 1 (2.50%) Network Security
8 1 (2.50%) SSL
8 1 (2.50%) VoIP
8 1 (2.50%) Wireless
8 1 (2.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Big Data
2 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Retail
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
1 1 (2.50%) CSS
1 1 (2.50%) HTML
1 1 (2.50%) JSON
1 1 (2.50%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (5.00%) Fintech
3 2 (5.00%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.50%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 34 (85.00%) Windows
2 20 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 18 (45.00%) Linux
4 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.50%) Windows 10
7 2 (5.00%) AIX
7 2 (5.00%) CentOS
8 1 (2.50%) Android
8 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.50%) HPUX
8 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.50%) SUSE
8 1 (2.50%) Unix
8 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) ITIL
2 5 (12.50%) Proprietary Trading
3 4 (10.00%) DevOps
4 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.50%) Change Management
4 3 (7.50%) Low Latency
5 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.00%) High Availability
5 2 (5.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 1 (2.50%) Analytics
6 1 (2.50%) Coaching
6 1 (2.50%) Cyber Intelligence
6 1 (2.50%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (2.50%) Software Audit
6 1 (2.50%) Threat Intelligence
6 1 (2.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.50%) SQL
3 1 (2.50%) AWK
3 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.50%) Java
3 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.50%) Korn
3 1 (2.50%) Perl
3 1 (2.50%) Python
3 1 (2.50%) sed
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) CEH
2 1 (2.50%) CISSP
2 1 (2.50%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (57.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (15.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (15.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.00%) Firmware
4 2 (5.00%) XenApp
5 1 (2.50%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (2.50%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.50%) vSphere
5 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (30.00%) SCCM
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (2.50%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.50%) Grafana
3 1 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 27 (67.50%) VMware
2 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (25.00%) Citrix
4 7 (17.50%) Veeam
5 6 (15.00%) Dell
6 5 (12.50%) Cisco
7 4 (10.00%) CommVault
7 4 (10.00%) HP
8 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.50%) Dell KACE
8 1 (2.50%) EMC
8 1 (2.50%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.50%) MobileIron
8 1 (2.50%) NetApp
8 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.50%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.50%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.50%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.50%) Sun