Period
to 23 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Designer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Designer
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1121 1168 1218
Rank change year-on-year +47 +50 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Designer 36 28 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.016% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.017% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 22 22 13
UK median annual salary £42,500 £58,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.35% +17.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £37,238 £47,625 £43,000
90th Percentile £76,850 £64,625 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £53,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year -23.72% +7.50% -4.76%

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 158,028 168,578 183,103
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 95.95% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 127,272 135,008 153,428
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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% - +6.25%

Infrastructure Designer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Designer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Designer in the UK

Infrastructure Designer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Designer.

Salary trend for Infrastructure Designer in the UK

Infrastructure Designer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Designer over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Designer in the UK

Infrastructure Designer
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Designer within the UK over the 6 months to 23 October 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 +37 31 £41,750 -28.02% 2
UK excluding London +40 27 £41,000 -23.72% 2
South West - 11 £40,000 -
London +20 9 £75,000 +27.12% 1
South East - 8 £65,000 - 1
Scotland -1 5 £59,750 -8.08% 1
North of England +21 2 £42,500 -17.07%
North West -3 2 £42,500 -15.00%
Midlands +22 1 £65,500 +9.17%
West Midlands - 1 £65,500 -

Infrastructure Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, Infrastructure Designer 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 Designer in the job title.

1 18 (50.00%) Windows
2 17 (47.22%) SQL Server
3 15 (41.67%) Linux
3 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 15 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (33.33%) Office 365
5 11 (30.56%) Cisco
6 10 (27.78%) DNS
6 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
6 10 (27.78%) Firewall
6 10 (27.78%) SCCM
6 10 (27.78%) IT Strategy
7 9 (25.00%) Finance
7 9 (25.00%) Oracle
8 8 (22.22%) SQL
8 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (22.22%) VMware
8 8 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Intune
8 8 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 6 (16.67%) Hyper-V
9 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 6 (16.67%) Middleware
10 5 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (13.89%) VPN
10 5 (13.89%) SDLC
11 4 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
11 4 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud

Infrastructure Designer 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 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 4 (11.11%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.78%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 15 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (33.33%) Office 365
3 4 (11.11%) OneDrive
4 3 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.78%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) DNS
1 10 (27.78%) Firewall
2 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (13.89%) VPN
4 4 (11.11%) BIG-IP
4 4 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (11.11%) Skype
4 4 (11.11%) VLAN
5 1 (2.78%) Broadband
5 1 (2.78%) DHCP
5 1 (2.78%) Network Security
5 1 (2.78%) SAN
5 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (47.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.78%) Spinnaker
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Fintech
1 4 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.56%) Clustering
2 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) User Experience
3 1 (2.78%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (2.78%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (50.00%) Windows
2 15 (41.67%) Linux
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) IT Strategy
2 8 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.89%) SDLC
5 4 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (11.11%) Identity Management
5 4 (11.11%) ITIL
5 4 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 4 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 4 (11.11%) Security Testing
5 4 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (8.33%) DevOps
6 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (5.56%) Innovative Thinking
7 2 (5.56%) Migration
7 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 2 (5.56%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.78%) Python
3 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.78%) BICSI Certification
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 8 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.78%) Docker
5 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) SCCM
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (8.33%) Ansible
3 3 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (8.33%) Puppet
4 2 (5.56%) SCOM
5 1 (2.78%) Consul
5 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.78%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.78%) Simpana
5 1 (2.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (30.56%) Cisco
3 9 (25.00%) Oracle
4 8 (22.22%) VMware
5 4 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 4 (11.11%) F5
5 4 (11.11%) Riverbed
5 4 (11.11%) WorldPay
6 3 (8.33%) CenturyLink
6 3 (8.33%) Google
7 2 (5.56%) Proofpoint
7 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.56%) TOWER Software
8 1 (2.78%) Citrix
8 1 (2.78%) CommVault
8 1 (2.78%) EMC
8 1 (2.78%) HP
8 1 (2.78%) IBM
8 1 (2.78%) Veritas