The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Support Specialist was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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

Infrastructure Support Specialist
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 874 922 933
Rank change year-on-year +48 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Specialist 15 18 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.018% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.019% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 43
UK median annual salary £37,500 £50,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +29.87%  
10th Percentile £26,450 £29,716 £23,041
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £58,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  

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 85307 94661 107304
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.92% 96.51% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 283995 351566 402215
UK median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Support Specialist in the UK

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Top 7 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 29 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 +51 14 £37,500 -25.00% 4
UK excluding London +25 10 £37,500 +3.44% 4
East of England -7 6 £37,500 +15.38%
London +24 4 £57,500 -4.16%
South East +43 2 £28,500 -43.00% 1
Midlands +15 2 £27,500 -42.10%
North of England -8 1 £27,500 -16.03% 3

Infrastructure Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 37 (84.09%) Windows
2 26 (59.09%) VMware
3 25 (56.82%) Active Directory
4 23 (52.27%) Linux
5 22 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 15 (34.09%) Finance
7 13 (29.55%) LAN
8 12 (27.27%) DHCP
8 12 (27.27%) DNS
8 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
9 10 (22.73%) Firewall
10 9 (20.45%) Change Management
10 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (20.45%) Multicast
11 8 (18.18%) ITIL
12 7 (15.91%) HP
12 7 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (13.64%) Banking
13 6 (13.64%) Retail
13 6 (13.64%) Dell
13 6 (13.64%) Citrix
13 6 (13.64%) Financial Institution
13 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
13 6 (13.64%) Low Latency
13 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
13 6 (13.64%) Fintech
13 6 (13.64%) Windows 10
14 5 (11.36%) Proprietary Trading
14 5 (11.36%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (11.36%) ITIL V3

Infrastructure Support 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 5 (11.36%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.55%) IIS
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.09%) Office 365
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.27%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (29.55%) LAN
2 12 (27.27%) DHCP
2 12 (27.27%) DNS
3 10 (22.73%) Firewall
4 9 (20.45%) Multicast
5 4 (9.09%) Network Security
6 3 (6.82%) SAN
6 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.82%) VPN
7 2 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (4.55%) SSL
7 2 (4.55%) VLAN
7 2 (4.55%) WAN
8 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.27%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (2.27%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.27%) IPsec
8 1 (2.27%) NAS
8 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 15 (34.09%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Banking
2 6 (13.64%) Financial Institution
2 6 (13.64%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) XML
2 1 (2.27%) CSS
2 1 (2.27%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.27%) HTML
2 1 (2.27%) J2EE
2 1 (2.27%) Java EE
2 1 (2.27%) POSIX
2 1 (2.27%) Spring
2 1 (2.27%) Struts
2 1 (2.27%) XSL
2 1 (2.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Fintech
2 5 (11.36%) HP Storage
3 4 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.27%) Clustering
5 1 (2.27%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.27%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (2.27%) PKI
5 1 (2.27%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 37 (84.09%) Windows
2 23 (52.27%) Linux
3 22 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (13.64%) Windows 10
6 5 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.55%) AIX
8 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
8 2 (4.55%) Unix
9 1 (2.27%) Android
9 1 (2.27%) CentOS
9 1 (2.27%) HPUX
9 1 (2.27%) SUSE
9 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) Change Management
2 8 (18.18%) ITIL
3 6 (13.64%) Low Latency
4 5 (11.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (11.36%) ITIL V3
4 5 (11.36%) Proprietary Trading
5 4 (9.09%) DevOps
6 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.82%) CRM
7 2 (4.55%) Capacity Management
7 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.55%) High Availability
7 2 (4.55%) Security Management
7 2 (4.55%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 1 (2.27%) Change Control
8 1 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.27%) Server Virtualisation
8 1 (2.27%) Software Audit
8 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) SQL
2 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
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%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.27%) Python
3 1 (2.27%) sed
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) MCITP
2 1 (2.27%) MCP
2 1 (2.27%) MCSA
2 1 (2.27%) MCSE
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (56.82%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.36%) Firmware
3 5 (11.36%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.55%) vSphere
6 1 (2.27%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (2.27%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.27%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.27%) UAG
6 1 (2.27%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.27%) XenApp
6 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Ansible
1 4 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (9.09%) Puppet
1 4 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 26 (59.09%) VMware
2 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 7 (15.91%) HP
4 6 (13.64%) Citrix
4 6 (13.64%) Dell
5 5 (11.36%) Cisco
5 5 (11.36%) Red Hat
5 5 (11.36%) Veeam
6 4 (9.09%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.27%) Dell KACE
7 1 (2.27%) EMC
7 1 (2.27%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.27%) MobileIron
7 1 (2.27%) NetApp
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle
7 1 (2.27%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.27%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.27%) Sun
7 1 (2.27%) WatchGuard
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