Period
to 23 May 2019

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Support was £38,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 23 May 2019.

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

Infrastructure Support
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 108 129
Rank change year-on-year +36 +21 -12
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support 7 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.86% 0.27% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.28% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 5
Essex median annual salary £38,000 £32,000 £31,498
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +1.59% +16.66%
East of England median annual salary £41,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +18.57% -12.50% +14.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 780 1,433 1,865
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.59% 97.48% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 613 1,228 1,456
Essex median annual salary £42,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £23,750 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +1.12%

Infrastructure Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Support in Essex

Infrastructure Support
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Support in Essex

Infrastructure Support
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support within the Essex region over the 6 months to 23 May 2019. 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
Brentwood - 2 £30,250 -
Infrastructure Support
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, Infrastructure Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Essex region featuring Infrastructure Support in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) SAN
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Legal
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Juniper
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (42.86%) NAS
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
5 2 (28.57%) MCITP
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
5 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
5 2 (28.57%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (28.57%) VMS
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP

Infrastructure Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (42.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) NAS
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) SSL
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) VMS
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCITP
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (28.57%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Juniper