Period
to 22 October 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Designer was £58,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 October 2017.

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
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1156 1227 1208
Rank change year-on-year +71 -19 -25
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Designer 28 20 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.011% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.011% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 22 14 75
UK median annual salary £58,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £47,625 £43,250 £45,000
90th Percentile £64,625 £85,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,750 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.50% -4.76% +5.00%

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 166897 182928 210949
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.76% 96.45% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 133624 153285 174869
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +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 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 22 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Designer in the UK

Infrastructure Designer
Top 9 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 22 October 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 +56 25 £58,000 +16.00%
London +28 15 £59,000 -32.57%
UK excluding London +38 13 £53,750 +7.50%
North of England +24 9 £51,250 +13.89%
North West - 6 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +18 3 £53,750 +19.44%
Scotland -14 3 £65,000 +44.44%
East Midlands +34 1 £60,000 +20.00%
Midlands +25 1 £60,000 +20.00%

Infrastructure Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 2017, Infrastructure Designer 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 Designer in the job title.

1 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 17 (60.71%) ITIL
4 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
5 14 (50.00%) Cisco
5 14 (50.00%) Linux
5 14 (50.00%) VMware
6 12 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (39.29%) IT Strategy
7 11 (39.29%) Clustering
7 11 (39.29%) Red Hat
7 11 (39.29%) SQL
7 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
7 11 (39.29%) HP
7 11 (39.29%) SAN
8 10 (35.71%) EMC
8 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Clustering
8 10 (35.71%) SCCM
8 10 (35.71%) SCOM
9 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (32.14%) Project Governance
9 9 (32.14%) ITIL V3
9 9 (32.14%) Workload Management
9 9 (32.14%) EMC VNX
9 9 (32.14%) EMC VMAX

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 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.57%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Office 365
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) SAN
2 3 (10.71%) WAN
3 2 (7.14%) BGP
3 2 (7.14%) EIGRP
3 2 (7.14%) LAN
3 2 (7.14%) MPLS
4 1 (3.57%) DHCP
4 1 (3.57%) DNS
4 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.57%) NAS
4 1 (3.57%) Skype
4 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Advertising
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) LAMP
1 1 (3.57%) Middleware
1 1 (3.57%) Web Services
1 1 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Clustering
2 9 (32.14%) EMC VMAX
2 9 (32.14%) EMC VNX
2 9 (32.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Linux
3 12 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (7.14%) Unix
7 1 (3.57%) AIX
7 1 (3.57%) Mac OS
7 1 (3.57%) Solaris
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) ITIL
2 12 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 11 (39.29%) IT Strategy
4 9 (32.14%) Change Management
4 9 (32.14%) ITIL V3
4 9 (32.14%) Project Governance
4 9 (32.14%) Workload Management
5 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (14.29%) Migration
6 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.71%) Information Security
8 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (7.14%) Network Architecture
8 2 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (7.14%) TOGAF
8 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
9 1 (3.57%) Capacity Management
9 1 (3.57%) DevOps
9 1 (3.57%) Low Latency
9 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) CCDP
1 2 (7.14%) CCNP
1 2 (7.14%) Check Point Certification
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.57%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
2 12 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.14%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.57%) ISA Server
5 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Clustering
1 10 (35.71%) SCCM
1 10 (35.71%) SCOM
2 9 (32.14%) SCOrch
2 9 (32.14%) Simpana
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 14 (50.00%) Cisco
2 14 (50.00%) VMware
3 11 (39.29%) HP
3 11 (39.29%) Red Hat
4 10 (35.71%) EMC
5 9 (32.14%) CommVault
6 2 (7.14%) Blue Coat
6 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
6 2 (7.14%) Citrix
6 2 (7.14%) IBM
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle
7 1 (3.57%) Dell
7 1 (3.57%) Google
7 1 (3.57%) Symantec
7 1 (3.57%) Teradata
7 1 (3.57%) Veritas