Period
to 18 February 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 750 643 665
Rank change year-on-year -107 +22 -67
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Analyst 465 618 763
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.35% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.37% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 415 542 668
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,300 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% +11.11%

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 167,654 168,474 203,619
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 96.47% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 137,274 139,969 170,246
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Analyst in the UK

Infrastructure Analyst
Top 14 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 February 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 -118 429 £40,000 -2.44% 37
UK excluding London -51 256 £35,000 -6.67% 20
London -74 199 £45,000 - 20
Midlands +4 58 £33,500 -10.67% 6
North of England -31 55 £37,750 +14.39% 2
South East -38 44 £32,500 -17.72% 4
West Midlands +30 42 £29,500 -15.71% 2
East of England -2 41 £38,848 -6.39% 3
North West -16 37 £40,000 +33.33%
South West +15 31 £35,000 +16.67% 2
Scotland -20 27 £37,500 -1.32% 3
East Midlands +4 16 £33,500 -20.24% 4
North East -23 9 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Yorkshire -25 9 £30,000 -20.00%

Infrastructure Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 328 (70.54%) Windows
2 263 (56.56%) Active Directory
3 262 (56.34%) VMware
4 235 (50.54%) Windows Server
5 189 (40.65%) Microsoft
6 148 (31.83%) Citrix
7 147 (31.61%) VMware Infrastructure
8 142 (30.54%) SAN
9 137 (29.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 136 (29.25%) Cisco
11 133 (28.60%) MS Exchange
12 131 (28.17%) Office 365
13 127 (27.31%) ITIL
14 113 (24.30%) Firewall
15 108 (23.23%) Windows Server 2012
16 95 (20.43%) Microsoft Azure
16 95 (20.43%) PowerShell
17 91 (19.57%) SCCM
17 91 (19.57%) DNS
18 89 (19.14%) Hyper-V
19 88 (18.92%) SQL Server
20 86 (18.49%) Data Centre
21 85 (18.28%) SQL
21 85 (18.28%) Finance
22 80 (17.20%) WAN
23 77 (16.56%) DHCP
23 77 (16.56%) NetApp
24 72 (15.48%) Law
25 66 (14.19%) LAN
26 63 (13.55%) HP

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
1 133 (28.60%) MS Exchange
2 57 (12.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 55 (11.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 50 (10.75%) Skype for Business
5 49 (10.54%) IIS
6 41 (8.82%) SharePoint
7 15 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (1.29%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.08%) Confluence
9 5 (1.08%) JBoss
10 4 (0.86%) Apache
10 4 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.86%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.22%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.22%) CMS
12 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 31 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (0.65%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.22%) HFM
2 1 (0.22%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 131 (28.17%) Office 365
2 95 (20.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (4.09%) Mimecast
5 18 (3.87%) SaaS
6 17 (3.66%) PaaS
7 14 (3.01%) IaaS
8 6 (1.29%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (1.29%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (1.08%) OneDrive
10 4 (0.86%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.65%) AWS CloudTrail
11 3 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.65%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.43%) G Suite
12 2 (0.43%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 142 (30.54%) SAN
2 113 (24.30%) Firewall
3 91 (19.57%) DNS
4 80 (17.20%) WAN
5 77 (16.56%) DHCP
6 66 (14.19%) LAN
7 51 (10.97%) TCP/IP
8 47 (10.11%) NAS
9 44 (9.46%) VLAN
10 41 (8.82%) Skype
11 40 (8.60%) VPN
12 30 (6.45%) VoIP
13 26 (5.59%) Network Security
14 23 (4.95%) Wireless
15 20 (4.30%) WLAN
16 17 (3.66%) Internet
17 16 (3.44%) MPLS
18 14 (3.01%) iSCSI
19 12 (2.58%) Intrusion Detection
20 9 (1.94%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.23%) MySQL
3 14 (3.01%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (2.37%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (1.51%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.29%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.65%) Big Data
9 3 (0.65%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.43%) GIS
10 2 (0.43%) QlikView
10 2 (0.43%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.22%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.22%) DataStax
11 1 (0.22%) Essbase
11 1 (0.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (2.37%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (1.08%) JIRA
3 3 (0.65%) Bitbucket
3 3 (0.65%) Cucumber
3 3 (0.65%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.22%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.22%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.22%) MSI
General
1 85 (18.28%) Finance
2 72 (15.48%) Law
3 42 (9.03%) Legal
4 37 (7.96%) Banking
5 14 (3.01%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.58%) Retail
7 11 (2.37%) Manufacturing
8 10 (2.15%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.29%) Advertising
10 3 (0.65%) Billing
11 1 (0.22%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.22%) French Language
11 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.72%) Middleware
1 8 (1.72%) Software Packaging
1 8 (1.72%) Web Services
2 7 (1.51%) .NET
3 3 (0.65%) 802.1X
3 3 (0.65%) LDAP
4 2 (0.43%) AngularJS
4 2 (0.43%) jQuery
4 2 (0.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.22%) COM
5 1 (0.22%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.22%) Flash
5 1 (0.22%) ISPF
5 1 (0.22%) LAMP
5 1 (0.22%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 86 (18.49%) Data Centre
2 34 (7.31%) Enterprise Storage
3 28 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (5.59%) Management Information System
5 24 (5.16%) Clustering
6 21 (4.52%) HP StoreVirtual
7 17 (3.66%) Fintech
8 12 (2.58%) Client/Server
8 12 (2.58%) Replication
9 9 (1.94%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.94%) Driving Licence
9 9 (1.94%) iPhone
10 7 (1.51%) Cyberthreat
11 6 (1.29%) Blackberry
11 6 (1.29%) CCTV
12 5 (1.08%) Public Cloud
12 5 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
13 4 (0.86%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.86%) User Experience
14 3 (0.65%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 328 (70.54%) Windows
2 235 (50.54%) Windows Server
3 137 (29.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 108 (23.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 56 (12.04%) Linux
6 32 (6.88%) Windows 7
7 30 (6.45%) Windows 10
8 27 (5.81%) Unix
9 21 (4.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (3.01%) Solaris
11 9 (1.94%) Windows 8
12 8 (1.72%) Data ONTAP
13 7 (1.51%) Mac OS X
14 6 (1.29%) Windows Phone
15 5 (1.08%) Windows XP
16 4 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 3 (0.65%) Apple iOS
18 2 (0.43%) Android
18 2 (0.43%) CentOS
18 2 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (27.31%) ITIL
2 50 (10.75%) Change Management
3 39 (8.39%) Problem Management
4 33 (7.10%) Continuous Improvement
5 31 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 30 (6.45%) Patch Management
7 28 (6.02%) Cybersecurity
7 28 (6.02%) Service Management
8 25 (5.38%) Line Management
9 24 (5.16%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (5.16%) Project Management
10 22 (4.73%) Process Improvement
11 21 (4.52%) Business Analysis
11 21 (4.52%) Migration
11 21 (4.52%) Proactive Monitoring
11 21 (4.52%) Server Virtualisation
11 21 (4.52%) Wealth Management
12 20 (4.30%) Service Delivery
13 18 (3.87%) Business Continuity
14 16 (3.44%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (20.43%) PowerShell
2 85 (18.28%) SQL
3 12 (2.58%) Bash Shell
4 7 (1.51%) Java
5 6 (1.29%) C
6 5 (1.08%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.43%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.43%) VBScript
8 1 (0.22%) AWK
8 1 (0.22%) C++
8 1 (0.22%) JCL
8 1 (0.22%) PHP
8 1 (0.22%) sed
8 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (10.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (9.46%) MCSE
3 43 (9.25%) Degree
4 26 (5.59%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (5.38%) CCNA
6 23 (4.95%) MCSA
7 19 (4.09%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (3.01%) CISSP
8 14 (3.01%) Security Cleared
9 12 (2.58%) CISM
10 11 (2.37%) CCNP
11 10 (2.15%) MCITP
12 9 (1.94%) Citrix Certification
12 9 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (1.72%) MCP
14 6 (1.29%) CCSA
14 6 (1.29%) CCSE
14 6 (1.29%) Check Point Certification
14 6 (1.29%) JNCIS
15 5 (1.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.87%) SLA
2 12 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.51%) QA
4 6 (1.29%) PMO
5 5 (1.08%) GDPR
6 4 (0.86%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.43%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.22%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 263 (56.56%) Active Directory
2 147 (31.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (19.14%) Hyper-V
4 47 (10.11%) XenApp
5 36 (7.74%) vSphere
6 34 (7.31%) VMware ESXi
7 25 (5.38%) DFS Replication
8 13 (2.80%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (1.51%) Firmware
10 6 (1.29%) Docker
11 5 (1.08%) VMware Server
11 5 (1.08%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (0.86%) XenServer
13 3 (0.65%) KVM
13 3 (0.65%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.43%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.43%) NFS
14 2 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
15 1 (0.22%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 91 (19.57%) SCCM
2 46 (9.89%) SCOM
3 27 (5.81%) Backup Exec
4 15 (3.23%) WSUS
5 8 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 6 (1.29%) Malwarebytes
6 6 (1.29%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 6 (1.29%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (1.08%) Cisco UCCX
7 5 (1.08%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (1.08%) NetBackup
7 5 (1.08%) Puppet
8 4 (0.86%) EdgeSight
8 4 (0.86%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (0.86%) Nagios
9 3 (0.65%) CA Wily
9 3 (0.65%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.43%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 262 (56.34%) VMware
2 189 (40.65%) Microsoft
3 148 (31.83%) Citrix
4 136 (29.25%) Cisco
5 77 (16.56%) NetApp
6 63 (13.55%) HP
7 33 (7.10%) Dell
8 24 (5.16%) IBM
8 24 (5.16%) Oracle
9 23 (4.95%) Avaya
10 20 (4.30%) CommVault
11 14 (3.01%) CheckPoint
11 14 (3.01%) EqualLogic
11 14 (3.01%) SolarWinds
12 13 (2.80%) Palo Alto
13 12 (2.58%) Juniper
13 12 (2.58%) Veeam
14 11 (2.37%) Apple
14 11 (2.37%) Mitel
14 11 (2.37%) Sophos