Period
to 22 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Specialist was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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

Infrastructure Specialist
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 536 507 574
Rank change year-on-year -29 +67 +33
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 16 56 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.052% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 14 51 64
South East median annual salary £57,500 £41,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.24% -5.20% +0.58%
10th Percentile £46,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £53,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £44,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - +2.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29,878 30,400 39,688
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.66% 96.86% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 24,953 25,194 33,601
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Infrastructure Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Specialist in the South East

Infrastructure Specialist
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Specialist in the South East

Infrastructure Specialist
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist in the South East over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Specialist in the South East

Infrastructure Specialist
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. 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
Hampshire -37 8 £57,500 +40.24%
Thames Valley +10 7 £57,500 +76.92%
Berkshire +23 5 £55,000 +46.67%
Surrey +8 1 £47,500 -7.32%
Oxfordshire -25 1 £47,500 +46.15%
Home Counties - 1 £62,500 -
Infrastructure Specialist
England

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 South East region featuring Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

1 10 (62.50%) Firewall
1 10 (62.50%) VMware
1 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 8 (50.00%) Cisco
2 8 (50.00%) SAN
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (37.50%) HP
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (37.50%) Windows
5 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
5 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (31.25%) Presales
6 4 (25.00%) Veeam
6 4 (25.00%) MPLS
6 4 (25.00%) ITIL
6 4 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (18.75%) Degree
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
7 3 (18.75%) Linux
7 3 (18.75%) MCSE
7 3 (18.75%) DHCP
7 3 (18.75%) Juniper
7 3 (18.75%) CISSP
7 3 (18.75%) DNS
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
7 3 (18.75%) Office 365

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (18.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) Firewall
2 8 (50.00%) SAN
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (25.00%) MPLS
5 3 (18.75%) DHCP
5 3 (18.75%) DNS
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (12.50%) Network Security
6 2 (12.50%) VPN
7 1 (6.25%) FTP
7 1 (6.25%) HTTP
7 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
7 1 (6.25%) Junos
7 1 (6.25%) LAN
7 1 (6.25%) NAS
7 1 (6.25%) SMTP
7 1 (6.25%) SNMP
7 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) PKI
3 1 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Presales
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Privileged Access Management
5 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (18.75%) CISSP
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) MCSE
3 2 (12.50%) CCDP
3 2 (12.50%) CCNP
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (12.50%) MCSA
4 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) VMware
2 8 (50.00%) Cisco
3 6 (37.50%) HP
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) Veeam
6 3 (18.75%) Juniper
7 2 (12.50%) 3PAR
7 2 (12.50%) ArcSight
7 2 (12.50%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (12.50%) F5
7 2 (12.50%) Lumension
7 2 (12.50%) McAfee
7 2 (12.50%) NetApp
7 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
8 1 (6.25%) Aruba
8 1 (6.25%) ProCurve
8 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds