The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Specialist was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Infrastructure Specialist
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 761 815 781
Rank change year-on-year +54 -34  
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 113 118 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 86 92 169
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +6.74%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,650 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £78,750 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.65% +2.50%  

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 85825 93705 107053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 70199 79011 88244
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Infrastructure Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Specialist in the UK

Infrastructure Specialist
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Specialist in the UK

Infrastructure Specialist
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Specialist in the UK

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +32 107 £45,000 -10.00% 11
London +38 49 £63,250 +5.41% 3
East of England +17 20 £37,500 -14.28%
South East +35 17 £40,000 -2.43% 2
Hertfordshire +4 14 £51,250 +17.14%
Yorkshire +1 13 £39,750 +9.65% 5
West Yorkshire +21 10 £41,500 +7.79% 5
City of London +28 8 £62,500 -12.28% 1
Surrey +30 7 £40,000 -25.92% 1
Bradford +4 7 £39,750 +3.24% 4
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £32,000 -
West Sussex +14 5 £32,500 -35.00%
Hatfield +2 5 £52,500 -4.54%
Cambridge - 5 £37,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £37,500 -
Berkshire +22 4 £46,250 - 1
North East - 4 £35,000 -
Canary Wharf - 4 £65,000 -
Horsham - 4 £32,500 -
Leeds +11 3 £41,500 -38.51% 1
West Midlands +11 3 £36,250 -16.66% 1
Scotland +7 3 £47,500 - 2
North West -44 2 £47,500 +2.70%
Guildford - 2 £40,000 -
Wokingham - 2 £33,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £55,000 -
Glasgow +12 1 £47,500 - 1
Crawley +8 1 - -
Birmingham +5 1 £45,000 -12.19% 1
Hampshire +2 1 £28,500 -30.48%

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Infrastructure Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 157 (69.78%) Windows
2 115 (51.11%) VMware
3 110 (48.89%) Active Directory
4 109 (48.44%) Microsoft
5 100 (44.44%) Windows Server
6 67 (29.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 66 (29.33%) Finance
8 61 (27.11%) Linux
9 57 (25.33%) SAN
10 51 (22.67%) SQL Server
11 50 (22.22%) MS Exchange
11 50 (22.22%) NetApp
12 46 (20.44%) Firewall
12 46 (20.44%) Cisco
13 44 (19.56%) Windows Server 2012
14 41 (18.22%) Citrix
15 40 (17.78%) PowerShell
16 39 (17.33%) DNS
17 38 (16.89%) SQL
18 36 (16.00%) SCCM
19 34 (15.11%) Windows Server 2008
20 30 (13.33%) ITIL
20 30 (13.33%) DHCP
21 28 (12.44%) Disaster Recovery
21 28 (12.44%) Banking
21 28 (12.44%) Retail
21 28 (12.44%) Hyper-V
22 27 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
23 26 (11.56%) Office 365
24 24 (10.67%) VMware ESXi

Infrastructure Specialist 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 50 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 22 (9.78%) SharePoint
3 17 (7.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (7.11%) IIS
5 13 (5.78%) Skype for Business
6 11 (4.89%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (2.67%) CMS
8 3 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.89%) Confluence
10 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.33%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 27 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (11.56%) Office 365
3 12 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 6 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (2.67%) Amazon S3
4 6 (2.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (2.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (2.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 5 (2.22%) SaaS
6 4 (1.78%) IaaS
7 2 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.89%) Joyent
7 2 (0.89%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.89%) PaaS
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon Glacier
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.44%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 57 (25.33%) SAN
2 46 (20.44%) Firewall
3 39 (17.33%) DNS
4 30 (13.33%) DHCP
5 23 (10.22%) VPN
6 15 (6.67%) LAN
7 12 (5.33%) NAS
7 12 (5.33%) Skype
7 12 (5.33%) TCP/IP
8 10 (4.44%) VoIP
9 9 (4.00%) Multicast
9 9 (4.00%) VLAN
10 8 (3.56%) Internet
10 8 (3.56%) Network Security
11 7 (3.11%) WAN
12 5 (2.22%) NetScaler
12 5 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (1.78%) Ethernet
13 4 (1.78%) SSL
14 3 (1.33%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (22.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.44%) Oracle Database
3 9 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.67%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (2.67%) MySQL
4 6 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.44%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (0.89%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.89%) JIRA
1 2 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 66 (29.33%) Finance
2 28 (12.44%) Banking
2 28 (12.44%) Retail
3 21 (9.33%) Investment Banking
3 21 (9.33%) Retail Banking
4 7 (3.11%) Law
5 6 (2.67%) Advertising
5 6 (2.67%) Back Office
5 6 (2.67%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.67%) Military
5 6 (2.67%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.89%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.89%) Digital Economy
7 1 (0.44%) Billing
7 1 (0.44%) Legal
7 1 (0.44%) Marketing
7 1 (0.44%) Prime Brokerage
7 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.00%) Web Services
2 5 (2.22%) Middleware
3 3 (1.33%) .NET
3 3 (1.33%) POSIX
4 2 (0.89%) XML
5 1 (0.44%) CSS
5 1 (0.44%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.44%) HTML
5 1 (0.44%) J2EE
5 1 (0.44%) Java EE
5 1 (0.44%) Spring
5 1 (0.44%) Struts
5 1 (0.44%) XSL
5 1 (0.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.22%) Virtual Team
2 20 (8.89%) Data Centre
3 13 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.89%) Clustering
5 9 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.11%) Client/Server
6 7 (3.11%) Enterprise Storage
6 7 (3.11%) Fintech
7 5 (2.22%) Driving Licence
7 5 (2.22%) HP Storage
8 4 (1.78%) CMDB
8 4 (1.78%) PKI
9 3 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.89%) HP StoreVirtual
10 2 (0.89%) iPad
10 2 (0.89%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.44%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.44%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 157 (69.78%) Windows
2 100 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 61 (27.11%) Linux
4 44 (19.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (15.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (9.33%) Unix
7 15 (6.67%) Windows 7
8 11 (4.89%) Windows 10
9 9 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (3.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (3.11%) Solaris
12 4 (1.78%) AIX
12 4 (1.78%) HPUX
12 4 (1.78%) Mac OS
13 3 (1.33%) CentOS
13 3 (1.33%) SUSE
14 2 (0.89%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.89%) SmartOS
14 2 (0.89%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (13.33%) ITIL
2 28 (12.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 22 (9.78%) Asset Management
3 22 (9.78%) High Availability
3 22 (9.78%) Migration
4 21 (9.33%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 21 (9.33%) Wealth Management
5 19 (8.44%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (6.67%) Change Management
7 12 (5.33%) DevOps
7 12 (5.33%) ITIL V3
7 12 (5.33%) Service Management
8 11 (4.89%) Process Improvement
9 10 (4.44%) Line Management
10 9 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (3.56%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (3.56%) Incident Management
11 8 (3.56%) Network Management
12 7 (3.11%) Problem Management
13 6 (2.67%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (17.78%) PowerShell
2 38 (16.89%) SQL
3 8 (3.56%) Bash Shell
4 5 (2.22%) Shell Script
4 5 (2.22%) VBScript
5 3 (1.33%) AWK
5 3 (1.33%) Java
5 3 (1.33%) Korn
5 3 (1.33%) Perl
5 3 (1.33%) Python
5 3 (1.33%) sed
6 1 (0.44%) C#
6 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (10.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (5.33%) Degree
3 11 (4.89%) MCSA
3 11 (4.89%) MCSE
4 7 (3.11%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (3.11%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (1.78%) CCNP
6 4 (1.78%) MCP
7 3 (1.33%) CCNA
7 3 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.89%) CCA
8 2 (0.89%) MCITP
8 2 (0.89%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.44%) CCIE
9 1 (0.44%) CEH
9 1 (0.44%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.44%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.44%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.78%) SLA
2 11 (4.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.67%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.33%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.89%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 110 (48.89%) Active Directory
2 67 (29.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (12.44%) Hyper-V
4 24 (10.67%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (5.33%) vSphere
6 10 (4.44%) XenApp
7 6 (2.67%) DFS Replication
8 5 (2.22%) Firmware
9 4 (1.78%) BitLocker
9 4 (1.78%) XenDesktop
10 3 (1.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (1.33%) MetaFrame
10 3 (1.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (1.33%) XenServer
11 2 (0.89%) Docker
11 2 (0.89%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.44%) iptables
12 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 36 (16.00%) SCCM
2 14 (6.22%) SCOM
3 11 (4.89%) vCenter Server
4 7 (3.11%) Puppet
5 6 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (2.67%) WSUS
6 5 (2.22%) Ansible
6 5 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (1.33%) FortiGate
7 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (1.33%) Nagios
7 3 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.33%) Opsview
7 3 (1.33%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.89%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.89%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.89%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (0.89%) QRadar
Vendors
1 115 (51.11%) VMware
2 109 (48.44%) Microsoft
3 50 (22.22%) NetApp
4 46 (20.44%) Cisco
5 41 (18.22%) Citrix
6 23 (10.22%) HP
7 19 (8.44%) Oracle
8 15 (6.67%) EMC
9 12 (5.33%) CheckPoint
10 10 (4.44%) IBM
10 10 (4.44%) Juniper
10 10 (4.44%) Red Hat
10 10 (4.44%) Veeam
11 8 (3.56%) Dell
12 6 (2.67%) Adobe
12 6 (2.67%) Xerox
13 5 (2.22%) 3PAR
13 5 (2.22%) CommVault
13 5 (2.22%) SolarWinds
14 4 (1.78%) Veritas
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