Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Specialist was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Infrastructure Specialist
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 703 793 852
Rank change year-on-year +90 +59 -21
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 129 64 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.085% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.088% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 99 57 54
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.35% +17.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,040 £42,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £89,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £44,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - +3.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 71292 72640 85005
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.36% 95.99% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 56125 62795 72151
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,175 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Infrastructure Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Specialist in London

Infrastructure Specialist
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Specialist in London

Infrastructure Specialist
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist in London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Specialist in London

Infrastructure Specialist
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist within the London region over the 6 months to 21 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
Central London +46 46 £60,000 +4.35%
West London +13 2 £71,250 +18.75%
South London 0 1 £35,000 -48.15%
East London -6 1 £60,000 -25.00%
Infrastructure Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Infrastructure 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 London region featuring Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

1 61 (47.29%) Active Directory
2 54 (41.86%) Microsoft
2 54 (41.86%) VMware
3 49 (37.98%) Windows
4 46 (35.66%) Finance
5 37 (28.68%) VMware Infrastructure
6 33 (25.58%) Incident Management
7 32 (24.81%) HP
8 31 (24.03%) Banking
9 30 (23.26%) Firewall
10 29 (22.48%) Service Delivery
11 27 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
11 27 (20.93%) Windows Server
12 26 (20.16%) Office 365
12 26 (20.16%) SCCM
12 26 (20.16%) WAN
13 25 (19.38%) DNS
13 25 (19.38%) IBM
13 25 (19.38%) ITIL
13 25 (19.38%) Wealth Management
13 25 (19.38%) Asset Management
13 25 (19.38%) Investment Banking
13 25 (19.38%) Retail Banking
13 25 (19.38%) Infrastructure Transformation
13 25 (19.38%) Virtual Team
14 23 (17.83%) Linux
14 23 (17.83%) DHCP
15 22 (17.05%) SQL Server
15 22 (17.05%) Cisco
15 22 (17.05%) VPN

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 17 (13.18%) Confluence
2 11 (8.53%) MS Exchange
3 8 (6.20%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.65%) IIS
5 5 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.33%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.55%) CMS
7 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.55%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.55%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.78%) Mule
8 1 (0.78%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 27 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (20.16%) Office 365
3 22 (17.05%) PaaS
4 20 (15.50%) IaaS
5 18 (13.95%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.55%) Oracle CX
7 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (23.26%) Firewall
2 26 (20.16%) WAN
3 25 (19.38%) DNS
4 23 (17.83%) DHCP
5 22 (17.05%) VPN
6 21 (16.28%) SAN
7 17 (13.18%) DMZ
8 9 (6.98%) LAN
9 8 (6.20%) NAS
10 3 (2.33%) Internet
10 3 (2.33%) ISDN
10 3 (2.33%) Skype
10 3 (2.33%) Unified Communications
10 3 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (2.33%) WLAN
11 2 (1.55%) IPv4
11 2 (1.55%) MPLS
11 2 (1.55%) TCP/IP
11 2 (1.55%) VoIP
11 2 (1.55%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.88%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.55%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.78%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.78%) OLAP
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (13.95%) Git (software)
1 18 (13.95%) JIRA
2 17 (13.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 17 (13.18%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (1.55%) AdminStudio
3 2 (1.55%) AutoIt
3 2 (1.55%) InstallShield
3 2 (1.55%) MSI
4 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.78%) Subversion
4 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 46 (35.66%) Finance
2 31 (24.03%) Banking
3 25 (19.38%) Investment Banking
3 25 (19.38%) Retail Banking
4 13 (10.08%) Publishing
5 5 (3.88%) Law
6 4 (3.10%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.33%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.78%) Advertising
8 1 (0.78%) Billing
8 1 (0.78%) Legal
8 1 (0.78%) Marketing
8 1 (0.78%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.18%) .NET
2 5 (3.88%) Middleware
3 2 (1.55%) SAP Basis
3 2 (1.55%) XMPP
4 1 (0.78%) ISAPI
4 1 (0.78%) JSON
4 1 (0.78%) RESTful
4 1 (0.78%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.38%) Virtual Team
2 21 (16.28%) Data Centre
3 9 (6.98%) Blackberry
3 9 (6.98%) EMC VNX
4 8 (6.20%) CLARiiON
5 6 (4.65%) Celerra
6 5 (3.88%) Clustering
6 5 (3.88%) Fintech
7 4 (3.10%) EMC VMAX
8 3 (2.33%) Replication
9 2 (1.55%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.55%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 1 (0.78%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.78%) HP StoreVirtual
10 1 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.78%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (37.98%) Windows
2 27 (20.93%) Windows Server
3 23 (17.83%) Linux
4 22 (17.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (14.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.33%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.33%) Mac OS
8 3 (2.33%) Solaris
8 3 (2.33%) Unix
8 3 (2.33%) VMS
9 2 (1.55%) CentOS
9 2 (1.55%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.58%) Incident Management
2 29 (22.48%) Service Delivery
3 25 (19.38%) Asset Management
3 25 (19.38%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 25 (19.38%) ITIL
3 25 (19.38%) Wealth Management
4 22 (17.05%) High Availability
5 19 (14.73%) Change Management
6 17 (13.18%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (13.18%) BDD
6 17 (13.18%) Continuous Delivery
6 17 (13.18%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (13.18%) DevOps
6 17 (13.18%) TDD
7 13 (10.08%) Configuration Management
7 13 (10.08%) Information Management
8 12 (9.30%) Proactive Monitoring
9 11 (8.53%) Migration
10 9 (6.98%) Data Management
10 9 (6.98%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.73%) PowerShell
2 17 (13.18%) Java
3 13 (10.08%) SQL
4 2 (1.55%) VBScript
5 1 (0.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (17.05%) Degree
2 8 (6.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.55%) CCNA
4 2 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.78%) MCITP
5 1 (0.78%) MCSE
5 1 (0.78%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.63%) SLA
2 3 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.55%) GDPR
3 2 (1.55%) PA-DSS
3 2 (1.55%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.55%) SAS 70
4 1 (0.78%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 61 (47.29%) Active Directory
2 37 (28.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (17.05%) VMware ESXi
4 17 (13.18%) Docker
5 15 (11.63%) XenApp
5 15 (11.63%) XenDesktop
6 14 (10.85%) Microsoft App-V
7 13 (10.08%) DFS Replication
7 13 (10.08%) Hyper-V
8 12 (9.30%) vSphere
9 7 (5.43%) Xen
10 5 (3.88%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 3 (2.33%) KVM
12 2 (1.55%) NFS
12 2 (1.55%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.78%) vCloud
13 1 (0.78%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 26 (20.16%) SCCM
2 20 (15.50%) Puppet
3 14 (10.85%) SCOM
3 14 (10.85%) SCOrch
4 9 (6.98%) XenMobile
5 6 (4.65%) Ansible
5 6 (4.65%) Backup Exec
5 6 (4.65%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (3.88%) NetBackup
7 4 (3.10%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (3.10%) vCenter Server
7 4 (3.10%) WSUS
8 3 (2.33%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (2.33%) vMotion
8 3 (2.33%) vRealize
9 2 (1.55%) FortiGate
9 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (1.55%) SafeCom
10 1 (0.78%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 54 (41.86%) Microsoft
1 54 (41.86%) VMware
2 32 (24.81%) HP
3 25 (19.38%) IBM
4 22 (17.05%) Cisco
5 21 (16.28%) Citrix
6 19 (14.73%) Red Hat
7 17 (13.18%) NetApp
7 17 (13.18%) Splunk
7 17 (13.18%) Veritas
8 14 (10.85%) AppSense
8 14 (10.85%) Veeam
9 13 (10.08%) EMC
10 12 (9.30%) ServiceNow
11 9 (6.98%) Dell
12 8 (6.20%) Oracle
13 5 (3.88%) Isilon
14 4 (3.10%) 3PAR
14 4 (3.10%) Apple
14 4 (3.10%) SolarWinds