Period
to 12 November 2019

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Designer was £65,279 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 12 November 2019.

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
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1049 1137 1192
Rank change year-on-year +88 +55 +26
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Designer 13 24 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.015% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.015% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 22
UK median annual salary £65,279 £41,750 £59,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +56.36% -29.24% +18.00%
10th Percentile £58,751 £36,980 £47,650
90th Percentile £95,000 £70,500 £64,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,279 £41,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +59.22% -25.45% +10.00%

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 130,695 155,097 170,902
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.60% 95.90% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 104,594 124,978 137,021
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 12 November 2019.

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 12 November 2019. 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 +74 11 £65,279 +59.22% 3
UK excluding London +52 10 £65,279 +59.22% 1
Midlands - 7 £65,279 - 1
West Midlands - 7 £65,279 - 1
London +85 2 £90,000 +24.14% 2
North West +42 1 £43,500 -
North of England +40 1 £43,500 -
Scotland +12 1 - -
South West -4 1 - -

Infrastructure Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 November 2019, 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 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
3 8 (61.54%) Cisco
4 7 (53.85%) VMware
4 7 (53.85%) Coaching
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 5 (38.46%) Data Security
6 5 (38.46%) Finance
6 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (38.46%) Private Cloud
6 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (38.46%) AWS
6 5 (38.46%) Technical Leadership
6 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure as Code
6 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Automation
6 5 (38.46%) Architecture Roadmap
7 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
8 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
8 2 (15.38%) Network Design
8 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
8 2 (15.38%) Communications Security
8 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
8 2 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (15.38%) Task Automation
8 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (15.38%) LAN
8 2 (15.38%) WAN
8 2 (15.38%) Public Sector

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 1 (7.69%) CICS
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) LAN
1 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
1 2 (15.38%) WAN
1 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) DataStage
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Public Sector
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Private Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) BYOD
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
4 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) AIX
5 1 (7.69%) Solaris
5 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Coaching
2 5 (38.46%) Architecture Roadmap
2 5 (38.46%) Data Security
2 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure as Code
2 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Automation
2 5 (38.46%) Technical Leadership
3 2 (15.38%) Communications Security
3 2 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
3 2 (15.38%) Network Design
3 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Task Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Decision-Making
4 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
1 1 (7.69%) C
1 1 (7.69%) COBOL
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.69%) Python
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) BC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (7.69%) DBS Check
3 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Ansible
1 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
1 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.69%) CA
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) IBM