Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 November 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 687 601 678
Rank change year-on-year -86 +77 -60
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Analyst 579 745 768
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.39% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.41% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 516 656 666
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +7.59%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year -2.60% -1.28% +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 172577 182568 211044
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138473 152713 175380
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 24 November 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 24 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
England -64 537 £42,500 - 21
UK excluding London -37 331 £37,500 -2.60% 11
London -48 240 £52,500 +10.53% 10
South East -23 74 £37,500 -11.51% 2
North of England +3 73 £38,000 +10.95% 3
Midlands +5 55 £34,500 -8.00% 4
East of England +8 51 £45,000 +5.88%
West Midlands +37 46 £35,000 - 2
South West +39 43 £35,000 +25.00% 2
North West -21 35 £33,500 +4.69% 2
Scotland -4 31 £37,500 +7.14%
Yorkshire 0 24 £34,000 -9.33% 1
North East +18 14 £45,000 +104.55%
East Midlands -17 9 £33,500 -21.18% 2
Wales +20 3 £28,500 +7.55%
Northern Ireland - 1 £30,000 -

Infrastructure Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 390 (67.36%) Windows
2 322 (55.61%) Active Directory
3 317 (54.75%) VMware
4 257 (44.39%) Microsoft
5 242 (41.80%) Windows Server
6 196 (33.85%) VMware Infrastructure
7 189 (32.64%) Cisco
8 187 (32.30%) Citrix
9 178 (30.74%) MS Exchange
10 168 (29.02%) Firewall
11 153 (26.42%) SAN
12 152 (26.25%) Windows Server 2008
12 152 (26.25%) Windows Server 2012
13 137 (23.66%) Finance
14 129 (22.28%) Office 365
15 122 (21.07%) ITIL
16 114 (19.69%) DNS
17 113 (19.52%) Linux
17 113 (19.52%) SCCM
18 108 (18.65%) Microsoft Azure
19 105 (18.13%) Hyper-V
19 105 (18.13%) WAN
20 99 (17.10%) PowerShell
21 93 (16.06%) Data Centre
22 92 (15.89%) LAN
23 90 (15.54%) NetApp
24 88 (15.20%) DHCP
25 85 (14.68%) SQL
26 82 (14.16%) SQL Server
27 73 (12.61%) 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
1 178 (30.74%) MS Exchange
2 73 (12.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 47 (8.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 40 (6.91%) IIS
4 40 (6.91%) SharePoint
5 33 (5.70%) Skype for Business
6 12 (2.07%) SharePoint Server
7 11 (1.90%) WebSphere
8 9 (1.55%) Apache
9 8 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (1.38%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.69%) JBoss
11 2 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 20 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.35%) 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
1 129 (22.28%) Office 365
2 108 (18.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (9.15%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (3.11%) SaaS
5 14 (2.42%) IaaS
6 13 (2.25%) PaaS
7 10 (1.73%) Azure Active Directory
8 9 (1.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (0.86%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.69%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.69%) CloudFront
11 4 (0.69%) Mimecast
12 3 (0.52%) AWS CloudTrail
12 3 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.35%) Dropbox
13 2 (0.35%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 168 (29.02%) Firewall
2 153 (26.42%) SAN
3 114 (19.69%) DNS
4 105 (18.13%) WAN
5 92 (15.89%) LAN
6 88 (15.20%) DHCP
7 70 (12.09%) VPN
8 62 (10.71%) TCP/IP
9 46 (7.94%) VLAN
10 45 (7.77%) VoIP
11 44 (7.60%) Network Security
12 34 (5.87%) Internet
13 30 (5.18%) iSCSI
14 28 (4.84%) MPLS
15 26 (4.49%) NAS
15 26 (4.49%) Skype
16 23 (3.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 23 (3.97%) Intrusion Detection
17 21 (3.63%) BGP
17 21 (3.63%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (14.16%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.76%) MySQL
3 11 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (1.55%) Azure SQL Database
5 7 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (0.86%) NoSQL
6 5 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.52%) GIS
9 2 (0.35%) Big Data
9 2 (0.35%) QlikView
9 2 (0.35%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.35%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.17%) Essbase
10 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (1.73%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (1.04%) InstallShield
2 6 (1.04%) MSI
3 5 (0.86%) Artifactory
3 5 (0.86%) GitLab
3 5 (0.86%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.86%) Maven
4 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.17%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.17%) Vagrant
General
1 137 (23.66%) Finance
2 46 (7.94%) Banking
3 45 (7.77%) Law
4 43 (7.43%) Telecoms
5 35 (6.04%) Legal
6 18 (3.11%) Manufacturing
7 14 (2.42%) Marketing
8 13 (2.25%) Electronics
8 13 (2.25%) Retail
9 8 (1.38%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.86%) Advertising
11 2 (0.35%) Games
11 2 (0.35%) Local Government
11 2 (0.35%) Publishing
11 2 (0.35%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.17%) French Language
12 1 (0.17%) Front Office
12 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.80%) Software Packaging
2 9 (1.55%) 802.1X
3 8 (1.38%) LAMP
3 8 (1.38%) Web Services
4 6 (1.04%) Middleware
5 5 (0.86%) .NET
6 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.17%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.17%) HTML
6 1 (0.17%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (0.17%) JSON
6 1 (0.17%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.17%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.17%) WSH
6 1 (0.17%) XML
6 1 (0.17%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 93 (16.06%) Data Centre
2 42 (7.25%) Enterprise Storage
3 39 (6.74%) Clustering
4 36 (6.22%) Replication
5 33 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (4.15%) Management Information System
7 16 (2.76%) Client/Server
7 16 (2.76%) Fintech
8 14 (2.42%) Computer Science
9 13 (2.25%) PKI
10 11 (1.90%) Driving Licence
11 9 (1.55%) iPhone
12 8 (1.38%) Derivative
13 6 (1.04%) BYOD
13 6 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
13 6 (1.04%) User Experience
13 6 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
14 5 (0.86%) Private Cloud
15 4 (0.69%) Blackberry
15 4 (0.69%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 390 (67.36%) Windows
2 242 (41.80%) Windows Server
3 152 (26.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 152 (26.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 113 (19.52%) Linux
5 48 (8.29%) Windows 7
6 43 (7.43%) Windows 10
7 36 (6.22%) Unix
8 29 (5.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (2.94%) Solaris
10 17 (2.94%) Windows 8
11 16 (2.76%) Mac OS X
12 13 (2.25%) Data ONTAP
13 10 (1.73%) Windows Phone
14 9 (1.55%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.86%) Android
16 4 (0.69%) CentOS
17 3 (0.52%) Debian
17 3 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (21.07%) ITIL
2 42 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 41 (7.08%) Problem Management
4 39 (6.74%) Change Management
5 32 (5.53%) Service Management
6 31 (5.35%) Patch Management
7 27 (4.66%) Mentoring
8 26 (4.49%) Migration
9 24 (4.15%) Cybersecurity
9 24 (4.15%) DevOps
10 23 (3.97%) Project Management
10 23 (3.97%) Root Cause Analysis
11 22 (3.80%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (3.80%) Line Management
12 21 (3.63%) Application Virtualisation
12 21 (3.63%) Proactive Monitoring
13 20 (3.45%) Capacity Management
13 20 (3.45%) Compatibility Testing
13 20 (3.45%) Software Distribution
13 20 (3.45%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (17.10%) PowerShell
2 85 (14.68%) SQL
3 17 (2.94%) Java
4 13 (2.25%) C
4 13 (2.25%) Shell Script
5 10 (1.73%) Python
6 8 (1.38%) Bash Shell
6 8 (1.38%) Perl
7 7 (1.21%) VBScript
8 6 (1.04%) AWK
8 6 (1.04%) sed
9 3 (0.52%) VB
10 2 (0.35%) C++
10 2 (0.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 56 (9.67%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (9.50%) CCNA
3 53 (9.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 50 (8.64%) Degree
5 45 (7.77%) MCSE
6 28 (4.84%) MCSA
7 27 (4.66%) Security Cleared
8 24 (4.15%) CCNP
9 20 (3.45%) CCSA
10 19 (3.28%) CCSE
10 19 (3.28%) Check Point Certification
11 18 (3.11%) JNCIS
12 10 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (1.73%) MCITP
12 10 (1.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (1.55%) Citrix Certification
13 9 (1.55%) MCP
14 7 (1.21%) CISSP
15 6 (1.04%) CISM
15 6 (1.04%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.80%) SLA
2 16 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.04%) GDPR
3 6 (1.04%) QA
4 5 (0.86%) GCP
5 4 (0.69%) BS25999
5 4 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (0.69%) PMO
6 3 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.52%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.17%) MiFID
System Software
1 322 (55.61%) Active Directory
2 196 (33.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 105 (18.13%) Hyper-V
4 55 (9.50%) VMware ESXi
5 53 (9.15%) vSphere
6 51 (8.81%) XenApp
7 31 (5.35%) Microsoft App-V
8 23 (3.97%) NFS
9 11 (1.90%) XenDesktop
10 10 (1.73%) DFS Replication
10 10 (1.73%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (1.21%) VMware Server
12 4 (0.69%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.52%) Docker
13 3 (0.52%) XenServer
14 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
15 1 (0.17%) Firmware
15 1 (0.17%) Shibboleth
15 1 (0.17%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 113 (19.52%) SCCM
2 47 (8.12%) SCOM
3 21 (3.63%) Puppet
4 20 (3.45%) Backup Exec
5 17 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (2.94%) vMotion
5 17 (2.94%) WSUS
6 15 (2.59%) Ansible
7 14 (2.42%) Microsoft Clustering
8 11 (1.90%) Terraform
9 10 (1.73%) Kubernetes
9 10 (1.73%) Nagios
10 9 (1.55%) Salt
10 9 (1.55%) vCenter Server
11 6 (1.04%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 6 (1.04%) Malwarebytes
11 6 (1.04%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 6 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (1.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 6 (1.04%) WMI
Vendors
1 317 (54.75%) VMware
2 257 (44.39%) Microsoft
3 189 (32.64%) Cisco
4 187 (32.30%) Citrix
5 90 (15.54%) NetApp
6 57 (9.84%) HP
7 49 (8.46%) Dell
8 37 (6.39%) Juniper
9 34 (5.87%) CheckPoint
10 31 (5.35%) Palo Alto
11 29 (5.01%) IBM
11 29 (5.01%) Oracle
12 28 (4.84%) Avaya
13 27 (4.66%) F5
14 21 (3.63%) CommVault
14 21 (3.63%) Red Hat
15 20 (3.45%) Symantec
16 19 (3.28%) EqualLogic
17 17 (2.94%) AppSense
18 15 (2.59%) SAP