Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Technician was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1174 1209 1232
Rank change year-on-year +35 +23 -43
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Technician 32 34 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.018% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.019% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 27 32 42
UK median annual salary £37,500 £34,750 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.91% +17.80% -9.23%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £23,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £43,750 £49,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,750 £32,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +12.07% -10.77%

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 173309 182267 209632
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 139088 152628 174119
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 +24 32 £37,500 +8.70% 2
UK excluding London +29 28 £33,750 +3.85% 1
East of England +8 10 £50,000 +17.65%
Midlands +40 7 £29,500 +18.00% 1
North of England +15 6 £43,750 +32.58%
North West +4 6 £43,750 +32.58%
London +19 4 £37,500 +3.45% 1
East Midlands - 4 £28,000 - 1
South West +15 3 £27,500 +175.00%
West Midlands +14 3 £30,000 +20.00%
South East +42 2 £34,500 +14.05%

Infrastructure Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Infrastructure Technician 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 Technician in the job title.

1 26 (81.25%) Windows
2 23 (71.88%) Microsoft
3 22 (68.75%) VMware
4 19 (59.38%) Citrix
4 19 (59.38%) Windows Server
5 18 (56.25%) Active Directory
6 17 (53.13%) MS Exchange
7 16 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (40.63%) LAN
8 13 (40.63%) WAN
8 13 (40.63%) Cisco
9 11 (34.38%) Change Management
10 10 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (31.25%) SAN
11 9 (28.13%) ITIL
11 9 (28.13%) XenApp
11 9 (28.13%) vSphere
12 8 (25.00%) Software Deployment
12 8 (25.00%) Server Building
12 8 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
13 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2010
14 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
14 6 (18.75%) Linux
15 5 (15.63%) EMC
15 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2013
15 5 (15.63%) Windows 10
16 4 (12.50%) Office 365
16 4 (12.50%) Windows 8

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 17 (53.13%) MS Exchange
2 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.13%) Apache
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.13%) IIS
4 1 (3.13%) JBoss
4 1 (3.13%) nginx
4 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (40.63%) LAN
1 13 (40.63%) WAN
2 10 (31.25%) SAN
3 4 (12.50%) Firewall
3 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (9.38%) VoIP
5 2 (6.25%) DHCP
5 2 (6.25%) DNS
5 2 (6.25%) Network Security
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.13%) HTTPS
6 1 (3.13%) NAS
6 1 (3.13%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.13%) Skype
6 1 (3.13%) SSL
6 1 (3.13%) VLAN
6 1 (3.13%) VPN
6 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.25%) Back Office
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.25%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Contract for Difference
3 1 (3.13%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.13%) Derivative
3 1 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.13%) Handset
3 1 (3.13%) NHS
3 1 (3.13%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (81.25%) Windows
2 19 (59.38%) Windows Server
3 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (18.75%) Linux
4 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
5 5 (15.63%) Windows 10
6 4 (12.50%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.25%) CentOS
7 2 (6.25%) Unix
8 1 (3.13%) AIX
8 1 (3.13%) Android
8 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Change Management
2 10 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (28.13%) ITIL
4 8 (25.00%) Server Building
4 8 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 8 (25.00%) Software Deployment
5 3 (9.38%) Storage Virtualisation
6 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
6 2 (6.25%) Service Management
7 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.13%) BCP
7 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (3.13%) Data Security
7 1 (3.13%) Information Security
7 1 (3.13%) Migration
7 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.13%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) Java
2 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) MCSA
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.13%) CCNA
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.13%) MCITP
System Software
1 18 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 16 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (28.13%) vSphere
3 9 (28.13%) XenApp
4 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.25%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.13%) Firmware
5 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.13%) BladeLogic
1 1 (3.13%) CA Wily
1 1 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (71.88%) Microsoft
2 22 (68.75%) VMware
3 19 (59.38%) Citrix
4 13 (40.63%) Cisco
5 5 (15.63%) EMC
6 4 (12.50%) Dell
7 3 (9.38%) DataCore
7 3 (9.38%) HP
7 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
7 3 (9.38%) Veeam
8 1 (3.13%) Apple
8 1 (3.13%) CA
8 1 (3.13%) IBM
8 1 (3.13%) SAP
8 1 (3.13%) SonicWALL
8 1 (3.13%) Symantec
8 1 (3.13%) Xerox