Period
to 19 August 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

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

Infrastructure Analyst
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 753 628 601
Rank change year-on-year -125 -27 +36
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Analyst 435 662 858
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.37% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.39% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 380 590 749
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.43% +3.75%
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,725 £28,725
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,025 £58,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - -1.30% +2.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 162,496 170,230 190,494
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.15% 96.08% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 130,855 137,468 160,221
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Infrastructure Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Analyst in the UK

Infrastructure Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Analyst in the UK

Infrastructure Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Analyst over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Analyst in the UK

Infrastructure Analyst
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 19 August 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
England -135 417 £47,500 +5.56% 52
UK excluding London -72 240 £38,000 - 23
London -59 195 £53,000 +4.95% 30
South East +4 80 £42,500 +6.25% 7
North of England -23 56 £40,000 +23.08% 7
Midlands +19 45 £32,500 -15.58% 4
Yorkshire +42 33 £40,000 +0.63% 4
West Midlands +22 33 £37,000 +4.23% 4
East of England -5 29 £37,500 - 3
North West -23 22 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Scotland -20 14 £35,000 -17.65% 1
South West -13 13 £35,000 -11.39% 1
East Midlands +3 12 £30,000 -29.41%
Wales -5 3 £26,095 -10.79%
North East -27 1 £36,500 -27.00%

Infrastructure Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, 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 featuring Infrastructure Analyst in the job title.

1 262 (60.23%) Windows
2 255 (58.62%) VMware
3 238 (54.71%) Active Directory
4 177 (40.69%) Cisco
5 175 (40.23%) Microsoft
6 171 (39.31%) Windows Server
7 165 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
8 129 (29.66%) Office 365
9 124 (28.51%) ITIL
9 124 (28.51%) Firewall
10 123 (28.28%) Citrix
11 122 (28.05%) Microsoft Azure
12 103 (23.68%) LAN
13 100 (22.99%) WAN
14 93 (21.38%) Windows Server 2008
15 91 (20.92%) SAN
16 90 (20.69%) Finance
17 87 (20.00%) DNS
17 87 (20.00%) Linux
17 87 (20.00%) PowerShell
18 83 (19.08%) MS Exchange
19 76 (17.47%) HP
20 71 (16.32%) Data Centre
21 70 (16.09%) Windows Server 2012
22 68 (15.63%) DHCP
23 66 (15.17%) SQL
23 66 (15.17%) SCCM
23 66 (15.17%) Amazon AWS
24 65 (14.94%) Law
25 62 (14.25%) VLAN

Infrastructure Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 83 (19.08%) MS Exchange
2 43 (9.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 31 (7.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (7.13%) SharePoint
4 29 (6.67%) Skype for Business
5 12 (2.76%) IIS
6 10 (2.30%) GlassFish
6 10 (2.30%) JBoss
6 10 (2.30%) Tomcat
7 9 (2.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.46%) Confluence
8 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.23%) CMS
9 1 (0.23%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 33 (7.59%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.46%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.84%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 129 (29.66%) Office 365
2 122 (28.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 66 (15.17%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (6.44%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (3.68%) Azure Active Directory
6 13 (2.99%) IaaS
6 13 (2.99%) Mimecast
7 8 (1.84%) SaaS
8 7 (1.61%) PaaS
9 4 (0.92%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.46%) G Suite
11 1 (0.23%) Dropbox
11 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 124 (28.51%) Firewall
2 103 (23.68%) LAN
3 100 (22.99%) WAN
4 91 (20.92%) SAN
5 87 (20.00%) DNS
6 68 (15.63%) DHCP
7 62 (14.25%) VLAN
8 60 (13.79%) VPN
9 45 (10.34%) TCP/IP
10 34 (7.82%) VoIP
11 30 (6.90%) MPLS
12 29 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
13 28 (6.44%) Skype
14 27 (6.21%) NAS
15 24 (5.52%) IPsec
16 23 (5.29%) WLAN
17 22 (5.06%) Cisco ASA
18 19 (4.37%) BIG-IP
19 17 (3.91%) Wireless
20 15 (3.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (13.56%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (2.30%) RDBMS
4 10 (2.30%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.07%) MySQL
6 6 (1.38%) Blockchain
7 4 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (0.69%) Big Data
9 2 (0.46%) IDOL
9 2 (0.46%) MS Access
9 2 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.23%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.23%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.23%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (2.99%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.69%) JIRA
3 2 (0.46%) Bitbucket
3 2 (0.46%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.23%) Subversion
General
1 90 (20.69%) Finance
2 65 (14.94%) Law
3 50 (11.49%) Legal
4 39 (8.97%) Banking
4 39 (8.97%) Retail
5 14 (3.22%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.07%) Back Office
7 8 (1.84%) Marketing
8 6 (1.38%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.15%) Billing
9 5 (1.15%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.92%) Online Betting
10 4 (0.92%) Publishing
11 2 (0.46%) Automotive
12 1 (0.23%) Advertising
12 1 (0.23%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.76%) LDAP
1 12 (2.76%) Middleware
2 10 (2.30%) .NET
2 10 (2.30%) 802.1X
3 8 (1.84%) Software Packaging
4 4 (0.92%) HTML
4 4 (0.92%) JSON
4 4 (0.92%) XML
5 3 (0.69%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.23%) Velocity
6 1 (0.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 71 (16.32%) Data Centre
2 37 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (5.29%) Linux Command Line
4 20 (4.60%) Public Cloud
5 17 (3.91%) BBC
6 11 (2.53%) HP StoreVirtual
7 10 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.30%) Fintech
7 10 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (1.61%) Replication
8 7 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (1.38%) PKI
10 5 (1.15%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.15%) RSA SecurID
10 5 (1.15%) User Experience
11 4 (0.92%) Clustering
11 4 (0.92%) HP Storage
12 3 (0.69%) Computer Science
12 3 (0.69%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 262 (60.23%) Windows
2 171 (39.31%) Windows Server
3 93 (21.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 87 (20.00%) Linux
5 70 (16.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (8.51%) Unix
6 37 (8.51%) Windows 10
7 30 (6.90%) Windows 7
8 17 (3.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (2.99%) Windows 8
10 11 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (1.38%) Windows XP
12 5 (1.15%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.69%) AIX
13 3 (0.69%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.46%) Android
14 2 (0.46%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.46%) OS/400
15 1 (0.23%) VMS
15 1 (0.23%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (28.51%) ITIL
2 56 (12.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 45 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
4 43 (9.89%) Problem-Solving
5 39 (8.97%) Load Balancing
6 30 (6.90%) Migration
7 28 (6.44%) Disaster Recovery
8 27 (6.21%) DevOps
9 24 (5.52%) Change Management
9 24 (5.52%) Decision-Making
10 23 (5.29%) Information Security
11 20 (4.60%) IT Governance
12 19 (4.37%) Project Management
13 17 (3.91%) Configuration Management
13 17 (3.91%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (3.68%) Business Continuity
14 16 (3.68%) Network Architecture
15 15 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
15 15 (3.45%) Server Virtualisation
16 14 (3.22%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 87 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 66 (15.17%) SQL
3 16 (3.68%) Bash Shell
4 14 (3.22%) Python
5 13 (2.99%) Java
6 12 (2.76%) C
6 12 (2.76%) Ruby
7 11 (2.53%) JavaScript
8 10 (2.30%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.92%) PHP
9 4 (0.92%) VBScript
10 3 (0.69%) C#
10 3 (0.69%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.46%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.46%) VB
12 1 (0.23%) Go
12 1 (0.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 49 (11.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (10.80%) Degree
3 46 (10.57%) Cisco Certification
4 42 (9.66%) MCSE
5 38 (8.74%) CCNA
6 27 (6.21%) CCNP
7 20 (4.60%) CISSP
8 18 (4.14%) CompTIA Security+
9 15 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (2.53%) Security Cleared
11 10 (2.30%) MCP
12 8 (1.84%) MCSA
13 4 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
14 3 (0.69%) MCITP
15 2 (0.46%) CCA
15 2 (0.46%) DV Cleared
15 2 (0.46%) HND
15 2 (0.46%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (8.97%) SLA
2 15 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.07%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.61%) COBIT
5 2 (0.46%) GDPR
5 2 (0.46%) PMO
6 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.23%) GCP
6 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 238 (54.71%) Active Directory
2 165 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (12.64%) vSphere
4 52 (11.95%) Hyper-V
5 40 (9.20%) XenApp
6 21 (4.83%) Virtual Servers
7 20 (4.60%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (3.68%) DFS Replication
9 15 (3.45%) XenDesktop
10 13 (2.99%) Virtual Desktop
11 12 (2.76%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
13 6 (1.38%) Firmware
13 6 (1.38%) VMware Workstation
14 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 4 (0.92%) Snort
15 4 (0.92%) VMware Server
16 3 (0.69%) Docker
16 3 (0.69%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 66 (15.17%) SCCM
2 22 (5.06%) Ansible
3 17 (3.91%) Backup Exec
4 16 (3.68%) vRealize
5 13 (2.99%) Nagios
6 11 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (2.53%) Puppet
6 11 (2.53%) Salt
6 11 (2.53%) vCenter Server
7 10 (2.30%) BMC PATROL
8 9 (2.07%) Norton AntiVirus
9 8 (1.84%) McAfee ePO
9 8 (1.84%) NetBackup
9 8 (1.84%) SCOM
10 5 (1.15%) WSUS
11 4 (0.92%) FortiGate
11 4 (0.92%) Snorby
11 4 (0.92%) Suricata
11 4 (0.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 4 (0.92%) vMotion
Vendors
1 255 (58.62%) VMware
2 177 (40.69%) Cisco
3 175 (40.23%) Microsoft
4 123 (28.28%) Citrix
5 76 (17.47%) HP
6 51 (11.72%) NetApp
7 23 (5.29%) CheckPoint
8 20 (4.60%) BMC
8 20 (4.60%) Veeam
9 19 (4.37%) F5
10 18 (4.14%) SolarWinds
11 17 (3.91%) Virgin Media
12 16 (3.68%) Symantec
13 14 (3.22%) Fortinet
14 13 (2.99%) Google
15 12 (2.76%) Dell
15 12 (2.76%) iManage
16 11 (2.53%) AppDynamics
16 11 (2.53%) Forcepoint
16 11 (2.53%) WorldPay