Period
to 17 February 2020

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 17 February 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
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 276 302 338
Rank change year-on-year +26 +36 -13
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Analyst 23 29 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.27% 0.28% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.29% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 17 28 23
North West median annual salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% -2.50% +33.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,325 £30,000
90th Percentile £47,750 £43,245 £44,750
England median annual salary £43,243 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.96% +5.00% -1.23%

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 8,119 9,878 12,378
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.35% 96.54% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6,421 8,030 9,944
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +5.26%

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 February 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 17 February 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
Cheshire +31 13 £37,500 +7.14%
Manchester +41 6 £49,500 +23.75% 3
Merseyside -2 3 £38,000 +7.07% 1
Lancashire - 1 £32,500 -
Infrastructure Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 17 (73.91%) VMware
2 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
3 12 (52.17%) TCP/IP
3 12 (52.17%) Finance
3 12 (52.17%) Office 365
4 11 (47.83%) Cisco
5 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
5 10 (43.48%) Windows
5 10 (43.48%) SAN
5 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (34.78%) Firewall
6 8 (34.78%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (34.78%) Data Centre
7 7 (30.43%) Palo Alto
7 7 (30.43%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (30.43%) VLAN
7 7 (30.43%) Linux
7 7 (30.43%) ITIL
7 7 (30.43%) LAN
7 7 (30.43%) WAN
8 6 (26.09%) DHCP
8 6 (26.09%) DNS
8 6 (26.09%) IBM
8 6 (26.09%) SQL
8 6 (26.09%) EMC
8 6 (26.09%) WebSphere
8 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
8 6 (26.09%) vSphere

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 6 (26.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) Sitefinity
Cloud Services
1 12 (52.17%) Office 365
2 5 (21.74%) Azure
3 1 (4.35%) AWS
3 1 (4.35%) IaaS
3 1 (4.35%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) TCP/IP
2 10 (43.48%) SAN
3 8 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (34.78%) Firewall
4 7 (30.43%) LAN
4 7 (30.43%) VLAN
4 7 (30.43%) WAN
5 6 (26.09%) DHCP
5 6 (26.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Public Sector
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Data Centre
2 6 (26.09%) EMC VNX
3 4 (17.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Linux
3 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (30.43%) ITIL
3 6 (26.09%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (17.39%) Benchmarking
5 4 (17.39%) Change Management
5 4 (17.39%) Migration
5 4 (17.39%) Patch Management
6 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.04%) Service Management
7 2 (8.70%) Open Source
8 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
8 1 (4.35%) Change Control
8 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (4.35%) DevOps
8 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.35%) Transition Management
8 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) MCSE
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (17.39%) MCSA
3 1 (4.35%) CCNA
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.35%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) PMO
2 2 (8.70%) QA
3 1 (4.35%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (30.43%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (26.09%) vSphere
5 4 (17.39%) XenApp
5 4 (17.39%) XenDesktop
6 1 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) VMware
2 11 (47.83%) Cisco
3 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
4 7 (30.43%) Palo Alto
5 6 (26.09%) EMC
5 6 (26.09%) IBM
6 4 (17.39%) Citrix
7 1 (4.35%) Lotus
7 1 (4.35%) NetApp