Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Technician was £33,750 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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

Infrastructure Technician
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1118 1181 1209
Rank change year-on-year +63 +28 -48
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Technician 33 31 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.020% 0.017% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.018% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 28 31 43
England median annual salary £33,750 £34,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +15.00% -7.69%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £23,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £43,750 £49,250
UK median annual salary £33,750 £34,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year -2.88% +15.83% -7.69%

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 161629 173153 199104
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.50% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 130679 146162 166923
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 £27,013 £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 Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Technician in England

Infrastructure Technician
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Technician in England

Infrastructure Technician
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Technician in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Technician in England

Infrastructure Technician
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 Technician within the England region over the 6 months to 17 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
East of England +11 10 £50,000 +17.65%
Midlands +50 8 £30,000 +20.00% 2
North of England +3 6 £43,750 +32.58%
North West -1 6 £43,750 +32.58%
West Midlands +15 4 £30,000 +20.00%
London +11 4 £37,500 +3.45% 1
East Midlands - 4 £28,000 - 2
South West +11 3 £27,500 +175.00%
South East +37 2 £34,500 +14.05%
Infrastructure Technician
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Infrastructure Technician 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 Technician in the job title.

1 27 (81.82%) Windows
2 24 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 23 (69.70%) VMware
4 20 (60.61%) Citrix
4 20 (60.61%) Windows Server
5 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
6 18 (54.55%) MS Exchange
7 16 (48.48%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (39.39%) LAN
8 13 (39.39%) WAN
8 13 (39.39%) Cisco
9 11 (33.33%) Change Management
10 10 (30.30%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (30.30%) SAN
11 9 (27.27%) ITIL
11 9 (27.27%) XenApp
11 9 (27.27%) vSphere
12 8 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (24.24%) Software Deployment
12 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (24.24%) Server Building
12 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (24.24%) Server Virtualisation
13 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
14 6 (18.18%) Windows 10
14 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
14 6 (18.18%) Linux
15 5 (15.15%) EMC
15 5 (15.15%) Windows 8
16 4 (12.12%) Office 365

Infrastructure Technician 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 18 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 8 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.03%) Apache
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.03%) IIS
4 1 (3.03%) JBoss
4 1 (3.03%) nginx
4 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) LAN
1 13 (39.39%) WAN
2 10 (30.30%) SAN
3 4 (12.12%) Firewall
3 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
4 3 (9.09%) VoIP
5 2 (6.06%) DHCP
5 2 (6.06%) DNS
5 2 (6.06%) Network Security
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.03%) HTTPS
6 1 (3.03%) NAS
6 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.03%) Skype
6 1 (3.03%) SSL
6 1 (3.03%) VLAN
6 1 (3.03%) VPN
6 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.06%) Back Office
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (3.03%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.06%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Contract for Difference
3 1 (3.03%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Derivative
3 1 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.03%) Handset
3 1 (3.03%) NHS
3 1 (3.03%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (81.82%) Windows
2 20 (60.61%) Windows Server
3 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
5 6 (18.18%) Linux
5 6 (18.18%) Windows 10
6 5 (15.15%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.06%) CentOS
7 2 (6.06%) Unix
8 1 (3.03%) AIX
8 1 (3.03%) Android
8 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Change Management
2 10 (30.30%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (27.27%) ITIL
4 8 (24.24%) Server Building
4 8 (24.24%) Server Virtualisation
4 8 (24.24%) Software Deployment
5 3 (9.09%) Storage Virtualisation
6 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
6 2 (6.06%) Service Management
7 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.03%) BCP
7 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (3.03%) Data Security
7 1 (3.03%) Information Security
7 1 (3.03%) Migration
7 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.03%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) Java
2 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) MCSA
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.03%) CCNA
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.03%) MCITP
System Software
1 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
2 16 (48.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (27.27%) vSphere
3 9 (27.27%) XenApp
4 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.06%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.03%) Firmware
5 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.03%) BladeLogic
1 1 (3.03%) CA Wily
1 1 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 23 (69.70%) VMware
3 20 (60.61%) Citrix
4 13 (39.39%) Cisco
5 5 (15.15%) EMC
6 4 (12.12%) Dell
7 3 (9.09%) DataCore
7 3 (9.09%) HP
7 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 3 (9.09%) Veeam
8 1 (3.03%) Apple
8 1 (3.03%) CA
8 1 (3.03%) IBM
8 1 (3.03%) SAP
8 1 (3.03%) SonicWALL
8 1 (3.03%) Symantec
8 1 (3.03%) Xerox