Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Support Specialist was £41,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1146 1132 1213
Rank change year-on-year -14 +81 +38
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Specialist 16 34 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.010% 0.020% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.021% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 13 24 36
England median annual salary £41,500 £39,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.41% +18.18% -15.38%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £41,500 £39,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year +6.41% +18.18% -15.38%

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 156,412 161,494 188,396
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.03% 96.49% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 128,028 135,475 159,038
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,738
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.85% +1.64%

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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 6 months to 18 January 2018. 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 -9 12 £48,000 -4.00%
North of England -5 3 £41,500 +6.41%
Yorkshire +38 2 - -
South East +34 1 - -
North West -5 1 £41,500 +12.93%
Infrastructure Support Specialist
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 11 (68.75%) ITIL
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (43.75%) Finance
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 5 (31.25%) Linux
5 5 (31.25%) Project Management
5 5 (31.25%) Reuters
5 5 (31.25%) Bloomberg
5 5 (31.25%) ITSM
5 5 (31.25%) Service Management
5 5 (31.25%) VMware
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
5 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (25.00%) Office 365
6 4 (25.00%) Change Management
6 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (25.00%) BCP
6 4 (25.00%) SLA
6 4 (25.00%) HP
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco
7 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
7 3 (18.75%) Veritas
7 3 (18.75%) Sophos
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
7 3 (18.75%) Publishing
7 3 (18.75%) Migration

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 1 (6.25%) Site Server
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Office 365
2 3 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) SSL
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Blockchain
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Publishing
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Billing
3 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.25%) Front Office
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) ITSM
2 5 (31.25%) Project Management
2 5 (31.25%) Service Management
3 4 (25.00%) BCP
3 4 (25.00%) Change Management
4 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 3 (18.75%) Data Centre Operations
4 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
4 3 (18.75%) Information Management
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
5 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 2 (12.50%) Release Management
5 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Service Design
6 1 (6.25%) Fault Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) High Availability
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
6 1 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) MCSA
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) SLA
2 3 (18.75%) GDPR
3 1 (6.25%) GxP
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) iptables
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) FortiGate
2 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Bloomberg
2 5 (31.25%) Reuters
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) HP
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco
4 3 (18.75%) Sophos
4 3 (18.75%) Veeam
4 3 (18.75%) Veritas
5 1 (6.25%) Hitachi
5 1 (6.25%) ION Trading
5 1 (6.25%) Wallstreet Suite