Period
to 17 October 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

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

Infrastructure Analyst
England > North West
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 320 313 309
Rank change year-on-year -7 -4 +37
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Analyst 40 40 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.31% 0.33% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.34% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 32 35 34
North West median annual salary £32,500 £33,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.52% -12.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £26,825 £23,000 £25,381
90th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £50,550
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12346 11848 12658
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 97.31% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 9899 9984 10403
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £23,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Infrastructure Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Analyst in the North West

Infrastructure Analyst
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Analyst in the North West

Infrastructure Analyst
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Analyst in the North West over the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Analyst in the North West

Infrastructure Analyst
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Analyst within the North West region over the 6 months to 17 October 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
Manchester -9 20 £32,500 -13.33%
Cheshire -26 17 £35,250 +6.82% 1
Merseyside +2 1 £31,000 -3.13%
Cumbria - 1 £42,500 -
Infrastructure Analyst
England

Infrastructure Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 October 2017, Infrastructure Analyst 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 West region featuring Infrastructure Analyst in the job title.

1 22 (55.00%) Windows
2 19 (47.50%) Active Directory
3 14 (35.00%) ITIL
3 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (32.50%) Firewall
4 13 (32.50%) VMware
5 10 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 10 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
6 9 (22.50%) SQL
7 8 (20.00%) IIS
7 8 (20.00%) DNS
7 8 (20.00%) DHCP
7 8 (20.00%) Linux
7 8 (20.00%) WSUS
7 8 (20.00%) SCCM
7 8 (20.00%) Office 365
8 7 (17.50%) PowerShell
8 7 (17.50%) Change Management
8 7 (17.50%) WAN
8 7 (17.50%) LAN
8 7 (17.50%) Middleware
8 7 (17.50%) HP
8 7 (17.50%) Citrix
9 6 (15.00%) SAN
9 6 (15.00%) NetApp
9 6 (15.00%) IBM
9 6 (15.00%) VLAN
9 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Infrastructure Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 10 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (20.00%) IIS
3 5 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.00%) Apache
5 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (5.00%) JBoss
6 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) Office 365
2 6 (15.00%) PaaS
3 4 (10.00%) SaaS
4 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (5.00%) IaaS
5 2 (5.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) Firewall
2 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
3 8 (20.00%) DHCP
3 8 (20.00%) DNS
4 7 (17.50%) LAN
4 7 (17.50%) WAN
5 6 (15.00%) SAN
5 6 (15.00%) VLAN
6 3 (7.50%) Internet
6 3 (7.50%) SSH
7 2 (5.00%) SSL
7 2 (5.00%) VPN
8 1 (2.50%) LDAP
8 1 (2.50%) Network Security
8 1 (2.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) QlikView
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (12.50%) Banking
1 5 (12.50%) Investment Banking
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
3 3 (7.50%) Law
4 2 (5.00%) Advertising
4 2 (5.00%) Legal
4 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) Middleware
2 3 (7.50%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (7.50%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.50%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.50%) Clustering
2 3 (7.50%) Mainframe
2 3 (7.50%) PKI
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Replication
3 2 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.50%) CMDB
4 1 (2.50%) iPad
4 1 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 22 (55.00%) Windows
2 10 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (20.00%) Linux
4 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.50%) AIX
6 3 (7.50%) Unix
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.50%) CentOS
8 1 (2.50%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.50%) SUSE
8 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) ITIL
2 7 (17.50%) Change Management
3 5 (12.50%) Project Management
3 5 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 5 (12.50%) Wealth Management
4 4 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (10.00%) Service Management
5 3 (7.50%) Analytics
5 3 (7.50%) Change Control
5 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (7.50%) Cryptography
5 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.00%) Capacity Management
6 2 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (5.00%) Data Analytics
6 2 (5.00%) Data Extraction
6 2 (5.00%) Data Security
6 2 (5.00%) Information Security
6 2 (5.00%) Open Source
6 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) SQL
2 7 (17.50%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.50%) VBScript
4 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.50%) Java
4 1 (2.50%) Python
4 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
1 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) MCSA
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.00%) CISA
3 2 (5.00%) CISM
3 2 (5.00%) CISSP
3 2 (5.00%) CRISC
3 2 (5.00%) MCITP
3 2 (5.00%) MCSE
4 1 (2.50%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.50%) MCSM
4 1 (2.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (47.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.00%) Terminal Services
4 3 (7.50%) vSphere
5 2 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) SCCM
1 8 (20.00%) WSUS
2 5 (12.50%) CA Wily
2 5 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (10.00%) BladeLogic
4 2 (5.00%) Backup Exec
4 2 (5.00%) Ganglia
4 2 (5.00%) SCOM
5 1 (2.50%) Ansible
5 1 (2.50%) Nagios
5 1 (2.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (32.50%) VMware
3 7 (17.50%) Citrix
3 7 (17.50%) HP
4 6 (15.00%) IBM
4 6 (15.00%) NetApp
5 5 (12.50%) CA
6 4 (10.00%) Avaya
6 4 (10.00%) Cisco
7 3 (7.50%) BMC
7 3 (7.50%) Dell
7 3 (7.50%) Mitel
8 2 (5.00%) Tableau
9 1 (2.50%) Extreme Networks
9 1 (2.50%) Novell
9 1 (2.50%) Oracle
9 1 (2.50%) SaltStack
9 1 (2.50%) Samsung
9 1 (2.50%) ServiceNow
9 1 (2.50%) Sun