The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Support Specialist was - in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Infrastructure Support Specialist
England / North West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 254
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Specialist 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West - - 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Median salary - - £26,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  

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 West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6598 5504 6187
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.66% 97.74% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5394 4671 5060
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Infrastructure Support Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Support Specialist in the North West

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Support Specialist in the North West

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Infrastructure Support 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 West region featuring Infrastructure Support Specialist in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) POSIX
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) HPUX
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) SUSE
3 1 (33.33%) Korn
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure

Infrastructure Support Specialist 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) VLAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) POSIX
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) HPUX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) SUSE
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) AWK
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Korn
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) sed
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Sun