Period
to 17 October 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

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
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 644 604 639
Rank change year-on-year -40 +35 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Analyst 605 776 817
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.40% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.42% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 536 693 699
UK median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% -1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,900
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £38,750 £39,000
% change year-on-year -3.23% -0.64% +9.86%

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 167571 185058 210150
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.44% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 134222 155169 174108
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 17 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Analyst in the UK

Infrastructure Analyst
Top 16 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 17 October 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
England -22 563 £42,500 - 17
UK excluding London -40 354 £37,500 -3.23% 15
London -22 244 £52,500 +10.53% 4
North of England -13 77 £34,500 -8.00% 4
South East -20 77 £40,000 -2.74% 6
Midlands +18 60 £34,500 -8.00% 3
East of England +11 58 £40,250 -5.29%
West Midlands +54 49 £34,750 -0.71% 2
South West +30 46 £35,000 +20.69%
North West -7 40 £32,500 -1.52% 2
Scotland -1 30 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Yorkshire +5 28 £34,000 -9.33% 1
East Midlands -4 11 £33,500 -19.28% 1
North East +23 9 £47,500 +115.91% 1
Wales +16 4 £28,500 +7.55%
Northern Ireland - 2 £30,000 -

Infrastructure Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 October 2017, Infrastructure Analyst 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 featuring Infrastructure Analyst in the job title.

1 413 (68.26%) Windows
2 347 (57.36%) Active Directory
3 341 (56.36%) VMware
4 266 (43.97%) Microsoft
5 241 (39.83%) Windows Server
6 215 (35.54%) VMware Infrastructure
7 200 (33.06%) Citrix
7 200 (33.06%) MS Exchange
8 198 (32.73%) Firewall
9 186 (30.74%) Cisco
10 155 (25.62%) Windows Server 2012
11 147 (24.30%) Windows Server 2008
12 146 (24.13%) SAN
13 140 (23.14%) SCCM
14 127 (20.99%) Linux
15 126 (20.83%) Finance
16 121 (20.00%) ITIL
16 121 (20.00%) DNS
17 110 (18.18%) WAN
17 110 (18.18%) Hyper-V
17 110 (18.18%) Office 365
18 106 (17.52%) PowerShell
19 98 (16.20%) Microsoft Azure
20 97 (16.03%) LAN
21 96 (15.87%) SQL
21 96 (15.87%) NetApp
22 93 (15.37%) SQL Server
23 91 (15.04%) DHCP
24 88 (14.55%) Data Centre
25 84 (13.88%) Exchange Server 2010

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
1 200 (33.06%) MS Exchange
2 84 (13.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 43 (7.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 41 (6.78%) IIS
5 39 (6.45%) SharePoint
6 29 (4.79%) Skype for Business
7 16 (2.64%) WebSphere
8 12 (1.98%) Apache
8 12 (1.98%) SharePoint Server
9 10 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (1.65%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.83%) JBoss
11 4 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.17%) CMS
13 1 (0.17%) Confluence
13 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 22 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.17%) HFM
3 1 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 110 (18.18%) Office 365
2 98 (16.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (9.92%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (4.13%) SaaS
5 18 (2.98%) IaaS
6 15 (2.48%) PaaS
7 11 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
8 9 (1.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 7 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.83%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.83%) Mimecast
12 4 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (0.66%) CloudFront
12 4 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
13 3 (0.50%) AWS CloudTrail
14 2 (0.33%) Dropbox
14 2 (0.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 198 (32.73%) Firewall
2 146 (24.13%) SAN
3 121 (20.00%) DNS
4 110 (18.18%) WAN
5 97 (16.03%) LAN
6 91 (15.04%) DHCP
7 75 (12.40%) VPN
8 69 (11.40%) TCP/IP
9 53 (8.76%) VLAN
9 53 (8.76%) VoIP
10 43 (7.11%) Network Security
11 35 (5.79%) Internet
11 35 (5.79%) iSCSI
12 31 (5.12%) MPLS
13 23 (3.80%) BGP
13 23 (3.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 21 (3.47%) DSL
14 21 (3.47%) Intrusion Detection
14 21 (3.47%) Skype
14 21 (3.47%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (15.37%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.81%) MySQL
3 15 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (0.83%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.50%) GIS
9 3 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (0.50%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.33%) QlikView
10 2 (0.33%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.33%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.17%) Essbase
11 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (1.32%) MSI
2 6 (0.99%) InstallShield
3 5 (0.83%) Artifactory
3 5 (0.83%) GitLab
3 5 (0.83%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.83%) Maven
3 5 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (0.33%) JIRA
4 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.17%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.17%) Subversion
5 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.17%) Vagrant
General
1 126 (20.83%) Finance
2 50 (8.26%) Telecoms
3 45 (7.44%) Banking
4 38 (6.28%) Law
5 36 (5.95%) Legal
6 24 (3.97%) Retail
7 18 (2.98%) Marketing
8 15 (2.48%) Manufacturing
9 13 (2.15%) Electronics
10 11 (1.82%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.83%) Advertising
12 2 (0.33%) Games
12 2 (0.33%) Local Government
12 2 (0.33%) Publishing
12 2 (0.33%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.33%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.17%) Billing
13 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.17%) French Language
13 1 (0.17%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.97%) Software Packaging
2 13 (2.15%) LAMP
3 12 (1.98%) 802.1X
4 8 (1.32%) Middleware
4 8 (1.32%) Web Services
5 4 (0.66%) .NET
6 3 (0.50%) IBM Integration Bus
6 3 (0.50%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.17%) COM+
7 1 (0.17%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.17%) HTML
7 1 (0.17%) JSON
7 1 (0.17%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.17%) WSH
7 1 (0.17%) XML
7 1 (0.17%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 88 (14.55%) Data Centre
2 46 (7.60%) Replication
3 41 (6.78%) Clustering
4 37 (6.12%) Enterprise Storage
5 28 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (3.97%) Management Information System
7 15 (2.48%) Computer Science
7 15 (2.48%) Driving Licence
7 15 (2.48%) PKI
8 12 (1.98%) Client/Server
9 9 (1.49%) Blackberry
9 9 (1.49%) Derivative
9 9 (1.49%) Fintech
10 7 (1.16%) iPhone
11 6 (0.99%) BYOD
11 6 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (0.99%) iPad
11 6 (0.99%) Mainframe
11 6 (0.99%) Private Cloud
11 6 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 413 (68.26%) Windows
2 241 (39.83%) Windows Server
3 155 (25.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 147 (24.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 127 (20.99%) Linux
6 50 (8.26%) Windows 7
7 42 (6.94%) Windows 10
8 37 (6.12%) Unix
9 36 (5.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 21 (3.47%) Windows 8
12 17 (2.81%) Apple iOS
13 16 (2.64%) Mac OS X
13 16 (2.64%) Solaris
14 14 (2.31%) Data ONTAP
14 14 (2.31%) Windows Phone
15 12 (1.98%) Android
16 7 (1.16%) CentOS
17 6 (0.99%) Debian
18 5 (0.83%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (20.00%) ITIL
2 49 (8.10%) Disaster Recovery
3 41 (6.78%) Problem Management
4 39 (6.45%) Service Management
5 34 (5.62%) Change Management
6 33 (5.45%) Mentoring
7 25 (4.13%) DevOps
7 25 (4.13%) Migration
7 25 (4.13%) Root Cause Analysis
8 24 (3.97%) Asset Management
8 24 (3.97%) Project Management
9 23 (3.80%) Application Virtualisation
9 23 (3.80%) Load Balancing
10 22 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (3.47%) Compatibility Testing
11 21 (3.47%) Patch Management
11 21 (3.47%) Software Distribution
11 21 (3.47%) Workload Management
12 20 (3.31%) Configuration Management
12 20 (3.31%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (17.52%) PowerShell
2 96 (15.87%) SQL
3 17 (2.81%) Java
4 15 (2.48%) Shell Script
5 14 (2.31%) C
6 12 (1.98%) VBScript
7 11 (1.82%) Bash Shell
7 11 (1.82%) Python
8 9 (1.49%) Perl
9 8 (1.32%) AWK
9 8 (1.32%) sed
10 3 (0.50%) VB
11 2 (0.33%) C++
12 1 (0.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 64 (10.58%) CCNA
1 64 (10.58%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (7.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (7.27%) Degree
4 35 (5.79%) Security Cleared
5 34 (5.62%) MCSE
6 25 (4.13%) CCNP
7 20 (3.31%) CCSA
8 19 (3.14%) CCSE
8 19 (3.14%) Check Point Certification
8 19 (3.14%) MCSA
9 18 (2.98%) JNCIS
10 15 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 12 (1.98%) SC Cleared
12 11 (1.82%) MCITP
13 6 (0.99%) JNCIP
13 6 (0.99%) MCTS
14 5 (0.83%) CISSP
14 5 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.83%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.95%) SLA
2 17 (2.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.32%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.99%) GDPR
5 5 (0.83%) BS25999
5 5 (0.83%) GCP
5 5 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 5 (0.83%) QA
5 5 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.33%) PMO
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.17%) MiFID
System Software
1 347 (57.36%) Active Directory
2 215 (35.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 110 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 60 (9.92%) VMware ESXi
5 54 (8.93%) vSphere
6 50 (8.26%) XenApp
7 33 (5.45%) Microsoft App-V
8 28 (4.63%) NFS
9 14 (2.31%) Terminal Services
10 13 (2.15%) XenDesktop
11 9 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (1.32%) DFS Replication
12 8 (1.32%) VMware Server
13 5 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
14 3 (0.50%) Docker
15 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
15 2 (0.33%) XenServer
16 1 (0.17%) Firmware
16 1 (0.17%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 140 (23.14%) SCCM
2 52 (8.60%) SCOM
3 33 (5.45%) WSUS
4 24 (3.97%) Puppet
5 22 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (3.47%) Backup Exec
7 20 (3.31%) vMotion
8 17 (2.81%) Ansible
9 16 (2.64%) Microsoft Clustering
10 11 (1.82%) Salt
10 11 (1.82%) Terraform
11 10 (1.65%) Kubernetes
11 10 (1.65%) Nagios
11 10 (1.65%) vCenter Server
12 8 (1.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 6 (0.99%) NetBackup
13 6 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
13 6 (0.99%) WMI
14 5 (0.83%) BladeLogic
14 5 (0.83%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 341 (56.36%) VMware
2 266 (43.97%) Microsoft
3 200 (33.06%) Citrix
4 186 (30.74%) Cisco
5 96 (15.87%) NetApp
6 71 (11.74%) HP
7 54 (8.93%) Dell
8 46 (7.60%) Juniper
9 37 (6.12%) CheckPoint
10 33 (5.45%) Palo Alto
11 32 (5.29%) Avaya
12 30 (4.96%) F5
12 30 (4.96%) IBM
12 30 (4.96%) Symantec
13 28 (4.63%) Oracle
14 25 (4.13%) Red Hat
15 21 (3.47%) CommVault
16 20 (3.31%) EqualLogic
17 17 (2.81%) AppSense
17 17 (2.81%) Extreme Networks