Period
to 18 November 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 742 681 612
Rank change year-on-year -61 -69 +58
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Analyst 418 576 770
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.32% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.34% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 366 515 679
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £58,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year -2.67% -2.60% -1.28%

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 154,176 171,832 183,415
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.88% 95.95% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 124,076 137,811 153,535
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 -35 410 £42,500 -1.16% 49
UK excluding London -29 252 £36,500 -2.67% 29
London -25 165 £53,000 +0.95% 21
South East +35 71 £43,750 +15.89% 8
Midlands +33 62 £32,500 -6.47% 9
North of England +14 57 £38,500 +1.32% 6
West Midlands +36 43 £32,500 -7.14% 5
North West +19 33 £39,000 +18.18% 6
South West +13 28 £35,000 - 5
East of England +7 27 £31,000 -31.11% 1
Yorkshire +27 22 £32,500 -4.41%
East Midlands +9 19 £32,500 -2.99% 4
Wales +3 4 £32,375 +13.60% 1
Scotland -30 3 £38,500 +2.67%
North East -17 2 £39,764 -6.44%

Infrastructure Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 252 (60.29%) Windows
2 227 (54.31%) Active Directory
3 218 (52.15%) VMware
4 213 (50.96%) Microsoft
5 172 (41.15%) Windows Server
6 147 (35.17%) ITIL
7 142 (33.97%) Cisco
7 142 (33.97%) VMware Infrastructure
8 135 (32.30%) Citrix
9 124 (29.67%) Microsoft Azure
10 120 (28.71%) Office 365
10 120 (28.71%) Firewall
11 99 (23.68%) LAN
12 96 (22.97%) WAN
13 89 (21.29%) MS Exchange
13 89 (21.29%) Windows Server 2008
14 80 (19.14%) PowerShell
14 80 (19.14%) Windows Server 2012
14 80 (19.14%) SAN
15 73 (17.46%) Finance
16 71 (16.99%) DNS
16 71 (16.99%) SQL
17 68 (16.27%) DHCP
18 66 (15.79%) TCP/IP
18 66 (15.79%) SCCM
19 62 (14.83%) SQL Server
20 61 (14.59%) Hyper-V
21 60 (14.35%) Amazon AWS
21 60 (14.35%) Linux
22 58 (13.88%) Law

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 89 (21.29%) MS Exchange
2 50 (11.96%) Exchange Server 2013
3 31 (7.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (5.26%) SharePoint
5 19 (4.55%) Skype for Business
6 17 (4.07%) GlassFish
6 17 (4.07%) JBoss
6 17 (4.07%) Tomcat
7 16 (3.83%) IIS
8 7 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (1.67%) CMS
9 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 27 (6.46%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.96%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 124 (29.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 120 (28.71%) Office 365
3 60 (14.35%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (5.74%) Azure Active Directory
5 23 (5.50%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (2.15%) Mimecast
7 7 (1.67%) IaaS
8 5 (1.20%) SaaS
9 3 (0.72%) PaaS
10 2 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.24%) Dropbox
11 1 (0.24%) G Suite
11 1 (0.24%) GitHub
11 1 (0.24%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.24%) OpenDNS
11 1 (0.24%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 120 (28.71%) Firewall
2 99 (23.68%) LAN
3 96 (22.97%) WAN
4 80 (19.14%) SAN
5 71 (16.99%) DNS
6 68 (16.27%) DHCP
7 66 (15.79%) TCP/IP
8 49 (11.72%) VLAN
9 45 (10.77%) VPN
10 39 (9.33%) VoIP
11 26 (6.22%) MPLS
12 23 (5.50%) NAS
13 19 (4.55%) WLAN
14 18 (4.31%) Cisco ASA
14 18 (4.31%) Network Security
14 18 (4.31%) Skype
15 14 (3.35%) IPsec
16 13 (3.11%) BIG-IP
16 13 (3.11%) Cisco Nexus
17 12 (2.87%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (14.83%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (4.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (4.07%) RDBMS
4 17 (4.07%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.91%) SQL Server 2016
6 6 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (1.44%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (1.20%) Big Data
8 3 (0.72%) IDOL
8 3 (0.72%) MySQL
9 2 (0.48%) MS Access
9 2 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon Aurora
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.24%) JIRA
General
1 73 (17.46%) Finance
2 58 (13.88%) Law
3 49 (11.72%) Legal
4 45 (10.77%) Retail
5 24 (5.74%) Banking
6 10 (2.39%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.44%) Back Office
8 4 (0.96%) Online Betting
8 4 (0.96%) Publishing
9 3 (0.72%) Advertising
9 3 (0.72%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.72%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.48%) Automotive
10 2 (0.48%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.02%) Software Packaging
2 9 (2.15%) Web Services
3 8 (1.91%) 802.1X
4 6 (1.44%) LDAP
4 6 (1.44%) XML
5 5 (1.20%) .NET
5 5 (1.20%) .NET Framework
6 4 (0.96%) HTML
6 4 (0.96%) JSON
7 2 (0.48%) Middleware
8 1 (0.24%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 44 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 40 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.02%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (4.31%) Linux Command Line
5 16 (3.83%) Fintech
6 14 (3.35%) Clustering
7 10 (2.39%) Video Conferencing
8 9 (2.15%) Enterprise Storage
8 9 (2.15%) Replication
9 7 (1.67%) BBC
9 7 (1.67%) IVR
10 5 (1.20%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (0.96%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.96%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.96%) User Experience
12 3 (0.72%) EMC VNX
12 3 (0.72%) HP StoreVirtual
12 3 (0.72%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 252 (60.29%) Windows
2 172 (41.15%) Windows Server
3 89 (21.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 80 (19.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 60 (14.35%) Linux
6 29 (6.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (6.22%) Unix
8 22 (5.26%) Windows 10
9 19 (4.55%) Windows 7
10 13 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (1.91%) Windows XP
12 5 (1.20%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.72%) AIX
13 3 (0.72%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.72%) OS/400
14 2 (0.48%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.24%) Android
15 1 (0.24%) CentOS
15 1 (0.24%) HPUX
15 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (35.17%) ITIL
2 53 (12.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 46 (11.00%) Problem-Solving
4 41 (9.81%) Continuous Improvement
5 29 (6.94%) Network Load Balancing
6 28 (6.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 24 (5.74%) Decision-Making
7 24 (5.74%) ITIL V3
8 23 (5.50%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (5.50%) Migration
8 23 (5.50%) Performance Monitoring
9 21 (5.02%) Application Virtualisation
9 21 (5.02%) Compatibility Testing
9 21 (5.02%) Software Distribution
9 21 (5.02%) Workload Management
10 20 (4.78%) Patch Management
10 20 (4.78%) Wealth Management
11 19 (4.55%) Information Security
11 19 (4.55%) Project Management
12 18 (4.31%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (19.14%) PowerShell
2 71 (16.99%) SQL
3 18 (4.31%) Java
3 18 (4.31%) Shell Script
4 10 (2.39%) C
5 5 (1.20%) C#
5 5 (1.20%) Python
5 5 (1.20%) VB.NET
6 4 (0.96%) PHP
6 4 (0.96%) VBScript
7 3 (0.72%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.48%) VB
9 1 (0.24%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.24%) Perl
9 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (11.24%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (10.05%) MCSE
4 33 (7.89%) CCNA
5 32 (7.66%) Security Cleared
6 30 (7.18%) Degree
7 25 (5.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 24 (5.74%) CCNP
9 16 (3.83%) MCP
10 13 (3.11%) MCSA
11 10 (2.39%) CISSP
11 10 (2.39%) CompTIA Security+
12 7 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (1.44%) Citrix Certification
13 6 (1.44%) SC Cleared
14 4 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
14 4 (0.96%) MCITP
15 3 (0.72%) CCDA
15 3 (0.72%) CCDP
15 3 (0.72%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.74%) SLA
2 11 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.15%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.44%) GDPR
5 4 (0.96%) COBIT
6 3 (0.72%) PMO
7 1 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 227 (54.31%) Active Directory
2 142 (33.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (14.59%) Hyper-V
4 47 (11.24%) XenApp
5 31 (7.42%) vSphere
6 25 (5.98%) Microsoft App-V
7 20 (4.78%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (2.87%) DFS Replication
9 11 (2.63%) XenDesktop
10 8 (1.91%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (1.67%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.72%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 3 (0.72%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.24%) Firmware
15 1 (0.24%) Snort
Systems Management
1 66 (15.79%) SCCM
2 18 (4.31%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (4.31%) Puppet
2 18 (4.31%) Salt
3 17 (4.07%) Ansible
3 17 (4.07%) Nagios
4 16 (3.83%) BMC PATROL
5 13 (3.11%) Cisco CUCM
6 12 (2.87%) Backup Exec
7 11 (2.63%) SCOM
8 7 (1.67%) XenMobile
9 6 (1.44%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (1.44%) NetBackup
9 6 (1.44%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (1.44%) vRealize
10 4 (0.96%) AirWatch
11 3 (0.72%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (0.72%) FortiGate
11 3 (0.72%) SolarWinds Orion
11 3 (0.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 218 (52.15%) VMware
2 213 (50.96%) Microsoft
3 142 (33.97%) Cisco
4 135 (32.30%) Citrix
5 54 (12.92%) HP
6 45 (10.77%) NetApp
7 32 (7.66%) CheckPoint
8 21 (5.02%) Dell
9 20 (4.78%) SolarWinds
9 20 (4.78%) Veeam
10 16 (3.83%) BMC
11 15 (3.59%) EqualLogic
12 14 (3.35%) Avaya
12 14 (3.35%) Riverbed
13 13 (3.11%) EMC
13 13 (3.11%) IBM
14 12 (2.87%) F5
14 12 (2.87%) iManage
15 10 (2.39%) Sophos
16 9 (2.15%) Symantec