Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Specialist was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Infrastructure Specialist
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 219 211 234
Rank change year-on-year -8 +23 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 7 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.12% 0.058% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.060% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 6
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £32,500 £42,233
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.15% -23.05% +8.29%
10th Percentile £38,300 £31,250 £37,436
90th Percentile £55,750 £33,750 £54,422
UK median annual salary £50,000 £43,300 £43,250
% change year-on-year +15.47% +0.12% +1.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5454 4995 6058
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.22% 95.93% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3495 3103 3893
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,738 £27,025 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Infrastructure Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Specialist in Scotland

Infrastructure Specialist
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Specialist in Scotland

Infrastructure Specialist
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist in Scotland over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Specialist in Scotland

Infrastructure Specialist
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Edinburgh -15 5 £47,500 +46.15%
Glasgow -10 1 £47,500 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Infrastructure Specialist
UK

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Scotland region featuring Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (28.57%) SMS
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Network Management
3 2 (28.57%) Splunk
4 1 (14.29%) ArcSight
4 1 (14.29%) SIEM
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (14.29%) LogRhythm
4 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 1 (14.29%) HP SIM
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) SCCM
4 1 (14.29%) QRadar

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
1 2 (28.57%) SMS
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Network Management
1 2 (28.57%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (14.29%) Disruptive Innovation
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Prototyping
2 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
2 1 (14.29%) SIEM
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) VB
1 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNP
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 1 (14.29%) HP SIM
1 1 (14.29%) QRadar
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Splunk
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) ArcSight
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) LogRhythm
4 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds