Period
to 21 July 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Support Specialist was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1120 1206 1221
Rank change year-on-year +86 +15 +19
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Specialist 40 33 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.024% 0.017% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.018% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 29 30 56
England median annual salary £47,500 £48,750 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.56% +26.62% -9.41%
10th Percentile £34,350 £29,744 £24,021
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,250 £47,500
UK median annual salary £48,000 £48,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.54% +30.00% -11.76%

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 160828 183769 200769
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.01% 96.53% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 132021 156064 166384
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 21 July 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 6 months to 21 July 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 +63 15 £57,500 -4.17%
North of England -6 14 £43,000 +36.51%
Yorkshire +34 11 £43,000 +31.30%
East of England +18 6 £37,500 -28.57% 1
South East +81 4 £34,250 -8.67%
Midlands +34 2 £27,500 -24.66%
West Midlands +18 2 £27,500 -24.66%
North West -11 2 - -
North East - 1 £27,500 -
Infrastructure Support Specialist
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 26 (65.00%) Active Directory
3 25 (62.50%) VMware
4 24 (60.00%) Windows Server
5 18 (45.00%) Finance
6 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 16 (40.00%) Linux
6 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (35.00%) ITIL
8 12 (30.00%) DNS
8 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (22.50%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (22.50%) Release Management
9 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (22.50%) LAN
9 9 (22.50%) SQL
10 8 (20.00%) DHCP
10 8 (20.00%) Firewall
10 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (20.00%) Change Management
10 8 (20.00%) Service Design
11 7 (17.50%) ITIL V3
12 6 (15.00%) Financial Institution
12 6 (15.00%) Banking
12 6 (15.00%) Retail
12 6 (15.00%) HP
12 6 (15.00%) Dell
12 6 (15.00%) Cisco
12 6 (15.00%) Windows 10

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 3 (7.50%) IIS
2 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.50%) Office 365
3 2 (5.00%) SaaS
4 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) DNS
2 9 (22.50%) LAN
3 8 (20.00%) DHCP
3 8 (20.00%) Firewall
4 5 (12.50%) Multicast
4 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 4 (10.00%) SAN
6 3 (7.50%) SSL
7 2 (5.00%) NAS
7 2 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (5.00%) VLAN
7 2 (5.00%) WAN
8 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.50%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (2.50%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.50%) IPsec
8 1 (2.50%) Network Security
8 1 (2.50%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (45.00%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Banking
2 6 (15.00%) Financial Institution
2 6 (15.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) XML
2 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.50%) J2EE
2 1 (2.50%) Java EE
2 1 (2.50%) Spring
2 1 (2.50%) Struts
2 1 (2.50%) XSL
2 1 (2.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) HP Storage
2 4 (10.00%) Fintech
3 3 (7.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (5.00%) Clustering
5 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.50%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (2.50%) PKI
5 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (85.00%) Windows
2 24 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 16 (40.00%) Linux
3 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (15.00%) Windows 10
6 5 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.00%) AIX
7 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.50%) Android
8 1 (2.50%) Unix
8 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) ITIL
2 9 (22.50%) Release Management
2 9 (22.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (20.00%) Change Management
3 8 (20.00%) Service Design
4 7 (17.50%) ITIL V3
5 4 (10.00%) DevOps
5 4 (10.00%) Fault Analysis
5 4 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 4 (10.00%) Proprietary Trading
6 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
6 3 (7.50%) Low Latency
7 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.00%) High Availability
7 2 (5.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 1 (2.50%) DNA
8 1 (2.50%) Identity Management
8 1 (2.50%) Quality Management
8 1 (2.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.50%) Java
3 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) MCSE
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) MCITP
3 1 (2.50%) MCP
3 1 (2.50%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (12.50%) Firmware
5 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (5.00%) vSphere
7 1 (2.50%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (2.50%) iptables
7 1 (2.50%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.50%) UAG
7 1 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.50%) XenApp
7 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) SCCM
2 4 (10.00%) Ansible
2 4 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (10.00%) Puppet
3 3 (7.50%) SCDPM
3 3 (7.50%) SCOM
4 1 (2.50%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.50%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (62.50%) VMware
2 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.00%) Cisco
3 6 (15.00%) Dell
3 6 (15.00%) HP
4 5 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 5 (12.50%) Veeam
5 4 (10.00%) Citrix
5 4 (10.00%) Hitachi
6 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.50%) Dell KACE
6 1 (2.50%) EMC
6 1 (2.50%) MobileIron
6 1 (2.50%) NetApp
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle
6 1 (2.50%) Riverbed
6 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.50%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.50%) WatchGuard
East Anglia
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £35k - 37k per year + Benefits
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