Period
to 21 September 2020

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Analyst was £35,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 21 September 2020.

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
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 171 311 338
Rank change year-on-year +140 +27 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Analyst 24 25 22
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 0.60% 0.24% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.25% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 22 21 14
Median annual salary £35,500 £38,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.58% +0.66% +16.15%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,400
90th Percentile £49,305 £57,500 £46,350
England median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.25% -11.11% +2.27%

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 3,826 10,013 11,539
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.44% 95.89% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3,214 7,703 9,348
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% +6.02%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,649 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% +3.09%

Infrastructure Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Analyst in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure Analyst in the North West over the 6 months to 21 September 2020.

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 21 September 2020. 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
Merseyside +26 10 £36,500 +0.72% 5
Cheshire +68 8 £32,500 -10.34%
Manchester +106 5 £46,865 +4.14% 2
Lancashire +64 1 - - 3
Infrastructure Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 September 2020, Infrastructure Analyst 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 North West region featuring Infrastructure Analyst in the job title.

1 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (66.67%) VMware
3 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (45.83%) WAN
4 11 (45.83%) Data Centre
5 10 (41.67%) ITIL
5 10 (41.67%) Windows
5 10 (41.67%) Change Management
6 9 (37.50%) DHCP
6 9 (37.50%) LAN
6 9 (37.50%) Cisco
6 9 (37.50%) DNS
6 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (33.33%) SAN
7 8 (33.33%) Citrix
7 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (29.17%) iSCSI
8 7 (29.17%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (29.17%) MCSE
8 7 (29.17%) MCSA
9 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (25.00%) Azure
9 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (20.83%) Migration
10 5 (20.83%) Server+ Certification
10 5 (20.83%) Siemens
11 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
11 4 (16.67%) Wireless
11 4 (16.67%) Office 365

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 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Azure
2 4 (16.67%) Office 365
3 2 (8.33%) Mimecast
4 1 (4.17%) AWS
4 1 (4.17%) IaaS
4 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) WAN
2 9 (37.50%) DHCP
2 9 (37.50%) DNS
2 9 (37.50%) LAN
3 8 (33.33%) SAN
4 7 (29.17%) Fibre Channel
4 7 (29.17%) iSCSI
5 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (16.67%) Wireless
7 3 (12.50%) Firewall
7 3 (12.50%) Skype
8 2 (8.33%) Internet
8 2 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (8.33%) SNMP
8 2 (8.33%) VSAN
9 1 (4.17%) Network Security
9 1 (4.17%) VPN
9 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 2 (8.33%) Law
1 2 (8.33%) Marketing
1 2 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Middleware
2 2 (8.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Clustering
2 3 (12.50%) Replication
2 3 (12.50%) Smartphone
3 2 (8.33%) Fat Client
3 2 (8.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2016
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2019
4 2 (8.33%) Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Change Management
1 10 (41.67%) ITIL
2 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (20.83%) Migration
4 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (12.50%) High Availability
4 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.33%) Information Security
5 2 (8.33%) Matrix Management
5 2 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (8.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (8.33%) Statistics
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (4.17%) Operations Management
6 1 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Server Management
6 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (29.17%) MCSA
2 7 (29.17%) MCSE
3 5 (20.83%) Server+ Certification
4 2 (8.33%) CCNA
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.33%) Degree
4 2 (8.33%) HP AIS
4 2 (8.33%) HP ASE
4 2 (8.33%) HP MASE
4 2 (8.33%) JNCIS
4 2 (8.33%) MCITP
4 2 (8.33%) NCIE
4 2 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) PMO
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) DFS Replication
3 2 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (8.33%) XenApp
4 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (8.33%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (4.17%) Grafana
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (66.67%) VMware
3 9 (37.50%) Cisco
4 8 (33.33%) Citrix
5 5 (20.83%) Siemens
6 2 (8.33%) Brocade
6 2 (8.33%) HP
6 2 (8.33%) Juniper
6 2 (8.33%) NetApp
6 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.17%) Aderant
7 1 (4.17%) Dell
7 1 (4.17%) Meraki
7 1 (4.17%) Moogsoft
7 1 (4.17%) Remedy
7 1 (4.17%) Sun