Period
to 28 July 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Specialist was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 28 July 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 > North East
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 - 120
Rank change year-on-year - +120 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 4 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.33% - 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% - 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
North East median annual salary £35,000 - -
England median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year +1.05% +6.74% +3.49%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1160 1467 1523
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 96.43% 95.20% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1020 1292 1279
North East median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,400 £25,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Infrastructure Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Specialist in the North East

Infrastructure Specialist
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Specialist in the North East

Infrastructure Specialist
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist within the North East region over the 6 months to 28 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
Tyne and Wear - 1 £27,500 -
Infrastructure Specialist
England

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 North East region featuring Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) MCSA
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (75.00%) Service Management
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) ITSM
2 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) SaaS

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
1 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) ITSM
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (75.00%) MCSA
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix