Period
to 18 August 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 August 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
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 622 590 626
Rank change year-on-year -32 +36 +29
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Analyst 665 854 867
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.43% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.45% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 593 746 759
UK median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £30,775 £28,750 £28,200
90th Percentile £61,200 £58,750 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.30% +2.67% +7.14%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 169742 190690 209586
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.90% 96.50% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 137115 160408 172505
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 £77,500 £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 18 August 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 18 August 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 -34 631 £45,000 +6.50% 29
UK excluding London -75 357 £38,000 -1.30% 28
London +54 304 £50,500 +1.00% 7
North of England -36 95 £32,500 -14.02% 6
South East -24 91 £40,000 - 6
North West +4 62 £32,500 -8.45% 5
Midlands +11 54 £39,500 +9.53% 6
East of England -23 46 £37,500 -6.25% 2
South West +25 41 £39,500 -7.06% 1
West Midlands +29 37 £35,500 +1.43% 4
Yorkshire -40 26 £39,750 +3.25% 1
Scotland +10 20 £42,500 +30.77% 7
East Midlands -9 17 £42,500 +3.66% 2
North East - 7 £50,000 -
Wales +18 6 £29,250 -11.36%
Northern Ireland - 4 £31,250 -

Infrastructure Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 468 (70.38%) Windows
2 399 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 392 (58.95%) VMware
4 305 (45.86%) Microsoft
5 291 (43.76%) Windows Server
6 233 (35.04%) VMware Infrastructure
7 206 (30.98%) Firewall
8 201 (30.23%) MS Exchange
8 201 (30.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 194 (29.17%) Citrix
10 185 (27.82%) Windows Server 2008
11 177 (26.62%) SCCM
11 177 (26.62%) Cisco
12 164 (24.66%) SAN
13 149 (22.41%) DNS
14 135 (20.30%) Linux
15 131 (19.70%) ITIL
15 131 (19.70%) Hyper-V
16 129 (19.40%) Finance
17 128 (19.25%) WAN
18 122 (18.35%) DHCP
19 120 (18.05%) LAN
19 120 (18.05%) SQL
20 102 (15.34%) SQL Server
20 102 (15.34%) NetApp
21 101 (15.19%) Office 365
22 99 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
23 98 (14.74%) PowerShell
24 92 (13.83%) Exchange Server 2010
25 87 (13.08%) Data Centre

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
1 201 (30.23%) MS Exchange
2 92 (13.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 45 (6.77%) IIS
4 43 (6.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 40 (6.02%) SharePoint
6 36 (5.41%) Skype for Business
7 15 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 15 (2.26%) WebSphere
8 10 (1.50%) Apache
8 10 (1.50%) SharePoint Server
9 8 (1.20%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.60%) SAS
11 3 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.45%) IBM Domino
11 3 (0.45%) JBoss
12 2 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.30%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (0.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 28 (4.21%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.30%) assyst
2 2 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 101 (15.19%) Office 365
2 99 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 65 (9.77%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (4.81%) SaaS
5 21 (3.16%) IaaS
6 14 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (1.95%) PaaS
8 11 (1.65%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (1.05%) Mimecast
10 6 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.75%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.30%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.30%) Dropbox
12 2 (0.30%) G Suite
13 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.15%) Amazon Glacier
13 1 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.15%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 206 (30.98%) Firewall
2 164 (24.66%) SAN
3 149 (22.41%) DNS
4 128 (19.25%) WAN
5 122 (18.35%) DHCP
6 120 (18.05%) LAN
7 86 (12.93%) TCP/IP
8 65 (9.77%) VPN
9 63 (9.47%) VLAN
10 52 (7.82%) VoIP
11 43 (6.47%) Network Security
12 41 (6.17%) Internet
13 33 (4.96%) iSCSI
14 29 (4.36%) NAS
15 26 (3.91%) Skype
16 25 (3.76%) MPLS
17 23 (3.46%) SMTP
18 20 (3.01%) Wireless
19 18 (2.71%) SSL
20 17 (2.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (15.34%) SQL Server
2 29 (4.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (2.41%) SQL Server 2014
5 12 (1.80%) SQL Server 2016
6 9 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
6 9 (1.35%) MySQL
7 5 (0.75%) NoSQL
7 5 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.30%) GIS
9 2 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.15%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.15%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (3.31%) MSI
2 7 (1.05%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.05%) Maven
3 5 (0.75%) Artifactory
3 5 (0.75%) GitLab
3 5 (0.75%) InstallShield
4 3 (0.45%) Subversion
5 2 (0.30%) Ant
5 2 (0.30%) JIRA
6 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.15%) Vagrant
General
1 129 (19.40%) Finance
2 65 (9.77%) Law
3 51 (7.67%) Telecoms
4 41 (6.17%) Banking
5 39 (5.86%) Legal
6 31 (4.66%) Retail
7 19 (2.86%) Marketing
8 14 (2.11%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.95%) Electronics
10 11 (1.65%) Investment Banking
11 7 (1.05%) Advertising
12 3 (0.45%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.30%) Billing
13 2 (0.30%) Games
13 2 (0.30%) Local Government
13 2 (0.30%) Publishing
14 1 (0.15%) Back Office
14 1 (0.15%) Front Office
14 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.56%) Software Packaging
2 15 (2.26%) LAMP
3 14 (2.11%) Middleware
4 13 (1.95%) Web Services
5 12 (1.80%) 802.1X
6 6 (0.90%) .NET
7 5 (0.75%) XML
8 3 (0.45%) IBM Integration Bus
8 3 (0.45%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (0.30%) J2EE
10 1 (0.15%) COM
10 1 (0.15%) COM+
10 1 (0.15%) Flash
10 1 (0.15%) HTML
10 1 (0.15%) JSON
10 1 (0.15%) LAPP Stack
10 1 (0.15%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 87 (13.08%) Data Centre
2 38 (5.71%) Clustering
2 38 (5.71%) Replication
3 34 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (3.46%) Enterprise Storage
5 17 (2.56%) Driving Licence
5 17 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 17 (2.56%) PKI
6 12 (1.80%) Computer Science
7 11 (1.65%) Blackberry
7 11 (1.65%) Derivative
8 7 (1.05%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.05%) FlexPod
8 7 (1.05%) Hedge funds
8 7 (1.05%) Private Cloud
9 6 (0.90%) BYOD
9 6 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (0.75%) iPad
10 5 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (0.60%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 468 (70.38%) Windows
2 291 (43.76%) Windows Server
3 201 (30.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 185 (27.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 135 (20.30%) Linux
6 80 (12.03%) Windows 7
7 76 (11.43%) Windows 10
8 45 (6.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 40 (6.02%) Unix
10 22 (3.31%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (2.86%) Windows 8
12 16 (2.41%) Apple iOS
12 16 (2.41%) Solaris
13 15 (2.26%) Mac OS X
14 14 (2.11%) Android
15 10 (1.50%) CentOS
15 10 (1.50%) Windows Phone
16 9 (1.35%) Data ONTAP
16 9 (1.35%) Debian
17 8 (1.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (19.70%) ITIL
2 56 (8.42%) Disaster Recovery
3 41 (6.17%) Project Management
4 38 (5.71%) Service Management
5 37 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 36 (5.41%) Configuration Management
7 34 (5.11%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (5.11%) Problem Management
8 32 (4.81%) Application Packaging
9 30 (4.51%) Asset Management
9 30 (4.51%) Root Cause Analysis
10 27 (4.06%) Change Management
10 27 (4.06%) DevOps
10 27 (4.06%) Service Delivery
11 25 (3.76%) Load Balancing
12 24 (3.61%) Continuous Improvement
13 23 (3.46%) Document Management
14 21 (3.16%) Information Security
14 21 (3.16%) Migration
14 21 (3.16%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 120 (18.05%) SQL
2 98 (14.74%) PowerShell
3 24 (3.61%) Java
4 20 (3.01%) VBScript
5 17 (2.56%) Shell Script
6 16 (2.41%) Python
7 14 (2.11%) Perl
8 11 (1.65%) Bash Shell
9 9 (1.35%) C
9 9 (1.35%) VB
10 7 (1.05%) AWK
10 7 (1.05%) sed
11 1 (0.15%) C#
11 1 (0.15%) C++
11 1 (0.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 71 (10.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 65 (9.77%) Cisco Certification
3 60 (9.02%) CCNA
4 49 (7.37%) Degree
5 41 (6.17%) MCSE
6 28 (4.21%) Security Cleared
7 27 (4.06%) MCITP
8 25 (3.76%) CCNP
8 25 (3.76%) MCSA
8 25 (3.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (2.11%) CCSA
10 13 (1.95%) CCSE
10 13 (1.95%) Check Point Certification
10 13 (1.95%) SC Cleared
11 12 (1.80%) JNCIS
12 8 (1.20%) CISSP
13 6 (0.90%) Citrix Certification
13 6 (0.90%) JNCIP
13 6 (0.90%) MCP
14 5 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (7.22%) SLA
2 24 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.80%) QA
4 11 (1.65%) PCI DSS
5 9 (1.35%) GDPR
6 8 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.90%) BS25999
7 6 (0.90%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 5 (0.75%) GCP
9 4 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 3 (0.45%) SAS 70
11 2 (0.30%) PMO
12 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.15%) MiFID
System Software
1 399 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 233 (35.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 131 (19.70%) Hyper-V
4 71 (10.68%) vSphere
5 58 (8.72%) XenApp
6 51 (7.67%) VMware ESXi
7 38 (5.71%) Microsoft App-V
8 29 (4.36%) NFS
9 26 (3.91%) Terminal Services
10 17 (2.56%) XenDesktop
11 15 (2.26%) Virtual Servers
12 10 (1.50%) DFS Replication
12 10 (1.50%) VMware Server
13 7 (1.05%) Virtual Desktop
13 7 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
14 4 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 3 (0.45%) Terminal Server
16 2 (0.30%) ProxySG
16 2 (0.30%) vCloud
16 2 (0.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 177 (26.62%) SCCM
2 47 (7.07%) SCOM
3 38 (5.71%) WSUS
4 25 (3.76%) Puppet
5 21 (3.16%) vMotion
6 20 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (2.86%) Ansible
8 18 (2.71%) Backup Exec
9 15 (2.26%) Microsoft Clustering
10 13 (1.95%) SCSM
11 12 (1.80%) Salt
12 11 (1.65%) Terraform
12 11 (1.65%) vCenter Server
13 10 (1.50%) Kubernetes
13 10 (1.50%) NetBackup
14 7 (1.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 6 (0.90%) Nagios
16 5 (0.75%) FortiGate
16 5 (0.75%) WMI
16 5 (0.75%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 392 (58.95%) VMware
2 305 (45.86%) Microsoft
3 194 (29.17%) Citrix
4 177 (26.62%) Cisco
5 102 (15.34%) NetApp
6 77 (11.58%) HP
7 42 (6.32%) Dell
8 41 (6.17%) Juniper
9 39 (5.86%) CheckPoint
10 37 (5.56%) Palo Alto
11 34 (5.11%) AppSense
12 32 (4.81%) Red Hat
13 30 (4.51%) Symantec
14 28 (4.21%) Avaya
14 28 (4.21%) IBM
15 27 (4.06%) iManage
15 27 (4.06%) Oracle
16 24 (3.61%) F5
17 17 (2.56%) McAfee
17 17 (2.56%) Veeam