The median annual salary for a Infrastructure Technician was £33,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Technician
UK
Rank 826 911 931
Rank change year-on-year +85 +20  
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Technician 23 35 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.034% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.035% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 22 32 19
Median salary £33,750 £29,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.37% +3.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £44,750 £39,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £28,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year +14.03% +9.61%  

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 80634 98831 101724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.35% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66904 82761 83046
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 Technician
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Technician in the UK

Infrastructure Technician
Top 19 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 3 months to 23 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 +80 21 £31,250 +7.75% 4
West Midlands +36 9 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Warwickshire +34 9 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Leamington Spa -7 9 £30,000 +9.09% 1
South East +66 6 £47,500 +29.25% 1
Reading +41 5 £47,500 +29.25%
Berkshire +32 5 £47,500 +29.25%
North West -17 3 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Manchester - 2 £35,000 - 1
London +77 1 £43,000 +22.85% 1
East of England +33 1 £50,000 +78.57%
Cheshire +14 1 £40,000 -20.00%
South West +7 1 £28,500 +0.88%
Gloucestershire - 1 £28,500 -
East Sussex - 1 £32,500 - 1
Wilmslow - 1 £40,000 -
Lewes - 1 £32,500 - 1
Gloucester - 1 £28,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £50,000 -

Infrastructure Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 28 (80.00%) Windows
2 27 (77.14%) Windows Server
3 26 (74.29%) Active Directory
4 25 (71.43%) VMware
5 21 (60.00%) Microsoft
6 15 (42.86%) MS Exchange
7 14 (40.00%) Citrix
7 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (37.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (37.14%) MS Excel
9 12 (34.29%) Exchange Server 2010
9 12 (34.29%) Exchange Server 2013
9 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (34.29%) Windows 7
10 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (31.43%) Windows 10
10 11 (31.43%) Windows 8
11 10 (28.57%) DNS
11 10 (28.57%) Cisco
12 9 (25.71%) SAN
13 8 (22.86%) DHCP
13 8 (22.86%) Firewall
13 8 (22.86%) Office 365
14 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
14 7 (20.00%) Business Continuity
15 6 (17.14%) Linux
16 5 (14.29%) Server Building
16 5 (14.29%) ITIL
16 5 (14.29%) Automotive
16 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V

Infrastructure Technician 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 15 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 12 (34.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (34.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.86%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.86%) JBoss
3 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (37.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) Office 365
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.71%) SaaS
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.86%) Mimecast
4 1 (2.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) DNS
2 9 (25.71%) SAN
3 8 (22.86%) DHCP
3 8 (22.86%) Firewall
4 3 (8.57%) LAN
4 3 (8.57%) VPN
4 3 (8.57%) WAN
5 2 (5.71%) Network Security
5 2 (5.71%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.86%) LDAP
6 1 (2.86%) SSL
6 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
General
1 5 (14.29%) Automotive
2 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Finance
4 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) CCTV
2 2 (5.71%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (80.00%) Windows
2 27 (77.14%) Windows Server
3 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (34.29%) Windows 7
4 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (31.43%) Windows 10
5 11 (31.43%) Windows 8
6 6 (17.14%) Linux
7 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 5 (14.29%) ITIL
3 5 (14.29%) Server Building
4 4 (11.43%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (8.57%) ITIL V3
5 3 (8.57%) Load Balancing
5 3 (8.57%) Migration
5 3 (8.57%) Problem Management
5 3 (8.57%) Project Management
6 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.71%) Business Development
6 2 (5.71%) Content Management
6 2 (5.71%) ERP
6 2 (5.71%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (5.71%) Performance Management
6 2 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.71%) Presales
6 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.71%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) CCNP
1 2 (5.71%) CCSE
1 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (74.29%) Active Directory
2 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.57%) VMware ESX
4 3 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.71%) vSphere
5 2 (5.71%) XenApp
6 1 (2.86%) Firmware
6 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.86%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) SCCM
1 4 (11.43%) SCOM
2 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.86%) BladeLogic
2 1 (2.86%) CA Wily
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 25 (71.43%) VMware
2 21 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (40.00%) Citrix
4 10 (28.57%) Cisco
5 3 (8.57%) CheckPoint
5 3 (8.57%) HP
6 1 (2.86%) Avaya
6 1 (2.86%) CA
6 1 (2.86%) Dell
6 1 (2.86%) IBM
6 1 (2.86%) Infoblox
6 1 (2.86%) NetApp
6 1 (2.86%) Splunk
6 1 (2.86%) Sun
6 1 (2.86%) Veeam
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Lewes
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