Period
to 19 August 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Technician was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

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

Infrastructure Technician
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1129 1160 1238
Rank change year-on-year +31 +78 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Technician 40 41 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.023% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.024% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 38 36 43
UK median annual salary £30,000 £35,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.49% +18.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £23,750 £28,125 £24,500
90th Percentile £38,750 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,000 £35,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -15.49% +18.33% -4.76%

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 162,496 170,230 190,494
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.15% 96.08% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 130,855 137,468 160,221
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Infrastructure Technician
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Technician in the UK

Infrastructure Technician
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Technician in the UK

Infrastructure Technician
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Technician over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Technician in the UK

Infrastructure Technician
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Technician within the UK over the 6 months to 19 August 2018. 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 +15 40 £30,000 -15.49% 22
UK excluding London +26 36 £30,000 -15.49% 19
South West +32 18 £30,000 +9.09% 4
North of England +22 9 £30,000 -31.43% 5
North West +19 5 £30,000 -31.43% 4
Midlands +18 5 £30,000 - 4
East of England +2 5 £22,000 -56.00% 2
London +39 4 £37,500 +29.31% 4
West Midlands +19 4 £30,000 - 4
Yorkshire - 4 £31,250 - 1
East Midlands +5 1 £21,500 -24.56%

Infrastructure Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, Infrastructure Technician 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 Technician in the job title.

1 28 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (57.50%) VMware
3 20 (50.00%) Windows
4 17 (42.50%) Active Directory
4 17 (42.50%) Citrix
4 17 (42.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (40.00%) Windows Server
6 14 (35.00%) TCP/IP
7 13 (32.50%) Linux
7 13 (32.50%) MS Exchange
8 12 (30.00%) EMC
9 11 (27.50%) DNS
9 11 (27.50%) Firewall
9 11 (27.50%) Office 365
10 10 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (22.50%) Storage Virtualisation
11 9 (22.50%) HP
12 8 (20.00%) Dell
12 8 (20.00%) DHCP
12 8 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
13 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (17.50%) DataCore
13 7 (17.50%) SAN
13 7 (17.50%) SQL
14 6 (15.00%) XenApp
14 6 (15.00%) XenDesktop
14 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (15.00%) Apache
14 6 (15.00%) vSphere

Infrastructure Technician 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 13 (32.50%) MS Exchange
2 10 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (15.00%) Apache
5 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (7.50%) JBoss
5 3 (7.50%) Skype for Business
5 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.50%) Confluence
6 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 11 (27.50%) Office 365
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.50%) PaaS
4 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (27.50%) DNS
2 11 (27.50%) Firewall
3 8 (20.00%) DHCP
4 7 (17.50%) SAN
5 3 (7.50%) SSL
5 3 (7.50%) VLAN
6 2 (5.00%) IPsec
6 2 (5.00%) LAN
6 2 (5.00%) MPLS
6 2 (5.00%) NAS
6 2 (5.00%) VoIP
6 2 (5.00%) VPN
6 2 (5.00%) Wireless
7 1 (2.50%) ADSL
7 1 (2.50%) DMZ
7 1 (2.50%) Internet
7 1 (2.50%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.50%) Skype
7 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) MySQL
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) CA Release Automation
2 1 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 5 (12.50%) Banking
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.50%) Electronics
3 3 (7.50%) Investment Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Law
3 3 (7.50%) Marketing
4 2 (5.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.50%) Automotive
5 1 (2.50%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (2.50%) HTML
2 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (2.50%) NHS
3 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (50.00%) Windows
2 16 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 13 (32.50%) Linux
4 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 5 (12.50%) Windows 8
7 4 (10.00%) Unix
7 4 (10.00%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.50%) AIX
8 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.50%) Solaris
8 1 (2.50%) SUSE
8 1 (2.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Storage Virtualisation
2 8 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (7.50%) Acceptance Criteria
4 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.50%) Change Management
4 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (7.50%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (7.50%) Information Security
4 3 (7.50%) Mathematics
4 3 (7.50%) Open Source
4 3 (7.50%) Programme Management
4 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
4 3 (7.50%) Server Management
4 3 (7.50%) Statistics
4 3 (7.50%) Validation
4 3 (7.50%) Wealth Management
5 2 (5.00%) Network Management
5 2 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (2.50%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) Java
2 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.50%) C
4 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.50%) Perl
4 1 (2.50%) VB
4 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.00%) A+ Certification
2 2 (5.00%) CCNA
2 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) MCP
2 2 (5.00%) MCSE
2 2 (5.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (42.50%) Active Directory
1 17 (42.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (15.00%) vSphere
2 6 (15.00%) XenApp
2 6 (15.00%) XenDesktop
3 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) BladeLogic
1 3 (7.50%) CA Wily
1 3 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.50%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.50%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (2.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (57.50%) VMware
3 17 (42.50%) Citrix
4 12 (30.00%) EMC
5 9 (22.50%) HP
6 8 (20.00%) Dell
7 7 (17.50%) DataCore
8 4 (10.00%) Symantec
8 4 (10.00%) Veeam
9 3 (7.50%) CA
9 3 (7.50%) Cisco
9 3 (7.50%) SAP
9 3 (7.50%) SonicWALL
9 3 (7.50%) Sun
10 2 (5.00%) Dell Compellent
10 2 (5.00%) EqualLogic
10 2 (5.00%) IBM
10 2 (5.00%) NetApp
11 1 (2.50%) arcserve
11 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint