The median annual salary for a Infrastructure Support Specialist was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Support Specialist
UK
Rank 827 928 946
Rank change year-on-year +101 +18  
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Specialist 30 20 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.019% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.020% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 25 19 13
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +35.13%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,100 £28,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £71,500 £44,100
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £33,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year +28.35% -  

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 81782 99209 102096
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67852 83080 83346
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Support Specialist in the UK

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Support Specialist in the UK

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support Specialist over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Support Specialist in the UK

Infrastructure Support Specialist
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 Support Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 24 March 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 +104 25 £56,250 +12.50%
London +76 17 £57,500 -17.85%
North West -18 3 - -
Manchester -21 3 - -
Leeds - 3 £43,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £43,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £43,000 -
South East +59 1 - -
West Midlands +26 1 - -
Staffordshire +11 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
West End of London - 1 £40,500 -
Forest Row - 1 - -
Tamworth - 1 - -

Infrastructure Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Infrastructure Support 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 Support Specialist in the job title.

1 38 (86.36%) Windows
2 27 (61.36%) Active Directory
3 26 (59.09%) VMware
4 21 (47.73%) Linux
4 21 (47.73%) Windows Server
5 19 (43.18%) Microsoft
5 19 (43.18%) LAN
6 15 (34.09%) Finance
7 14 (31.82%) DNS
8 13 (29.55%) DHCP
8 13 (29.55%) SCCM
9 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (20.45%) ITIL
10 9 (20.45%) Citrix
10 9 (20.45%) Multicast
11 8 (18.18%) Data Centre
11 8 (18.18%) WAN
11 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (13.64%) Office 365
12 6 (13.64%) PowerShell
12 6 (13.64%) SAN
12 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
12 6 (13.64%) Low Latency
13 5 (11.36%) Proprietary Trading
13 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
13 5 (11.36%) Cisco
13 5 (11.36%) Dell
13 5 (11.36%) Hyper-V
13 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008

Infrastructure Support Specialist Skill Set
Top Related 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 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (13.64%) Office 365
3 1 (2.27%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 19 (43.18%) LAN
2 14 (31.82%) DNS
3 13 (29.55%) DHCP
4 9 (20.45%) Multicast
5 8 (18.18%) WAN
6 6 (13.64%) SAN
7 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
7 3 (6.82%) VLAN
8 2 (4.55%) Firewall
8 2 (4.55%) Network Security
8 2 (4.55%) VPN
9 1 (2.27%) Cisco Wireless
9 1 (2.27%) IP Telephony
9 1 (2.27%) NAS
9 1 (2.27%) VoIP
9 1 (2.27%) Wireless
9 1 (2.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) Big Data
2 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
General
1 15 (34.09%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Banking
2 2 (4.55%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) .NET
1 1 (2.27%) CSS
1 1 (2.27%) HTML
1 1 (2.27%) JSON
1 1 (2.27%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.55%) Fintech
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 38 (86.36%) Windows
2 21 (47.73%) Linux
2 21 (47.73%) Windows Server
3 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.55%) AIX
6 2 (4.55%) CentOS
7 1 (2.27%) Android
7 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.27%) HPUX
7 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.27%) SUSE
7 1 (2.27%) Unix
7 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) ITIL
2 6 (13.64%) Low Latency
3 5 (11.36%) Proprietary Trading
4 4 (9.09%) Change Management
4 4 (9.09%) DevOps
4 4 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (9.09%) ITIL V3
5 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.55%) CRM
6 2 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (4.55%) High Availability
6 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.55%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 1 (2.27%) Analytics
7 1 (2.27%) Coaching
7 1 (2.27%) Cyber Intelligence
7 1 (2.27%) Microservices
7 1 (2.27%) Software Audit
7 1 (2.27%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.55%) SQL
3 1 (2.27%) AWK
3 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.27%) Java
3 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.27%) Korn
3 1 (2.27%) Perl
3 1 (2.27%) Python
3 1 (2.27%) sed
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) CEH
2 1 (2.27%) CISSP
2 1 (2.27%) GCIA
2 1 (2.27%) MCSE
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (61.36%) Active Directory
2 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.36%) Hyper-V
4 4 (9.09%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (29.55%) SCCM
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.27%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.27%) Grafana
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 26 (59.09%) VMware
2 19 (43.18%) Microsoft
3 9 (20.45%) Citrix
4 5 (11.36%) Cisco
4 5 (11.36%) Dell
4 5 (11.36%) Veeam
5 4 (9.09%) CommVault
6 2 (4.55%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.55%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.27%) Dell KACE
7 1 (2.27%) EMC
7 1 (2.27%) HP
7 1 (2.27%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.27%) MobileIron
7 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.27%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.27%) Sun