Period
to 21 May 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Technician was £29,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1145 1117 1231
Rank change year-on-year -28 +114 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Technician 51 43 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.025% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.026% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 45 39 55
UK median annual salary £29,000 £32,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.77% +12.07% -10.77%
10th Percentile £22,000 £29,000 £25,950
90th Percentile £38,750 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £27,500 £31,250 £29,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +7.76% -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 165,560 162,837 194,208
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.40% 96.45% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 134,821 134,730 163,067
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 £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
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 21 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Technician in the UK

Infrastructure Technician
Top 12 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 May 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 51 £29,000 -7.20% 19
UK excluding London -13 46 £27,500 -12.00% 21
South West -4 20 £27,500 -3.51% 4
North of England +11 12 £30,000 -14.29% 6
North West +3 8 £30,000 -14.29% 5
East of England -6 8 £22,000 -56.00% 5
Midlands 0 5 £30,000 - 3
West Midlands -8 5 £30,000 - 3
London -15 5 £37,500 +4.17%
South East -16 2 £34,750 -24.86% 2
Yorkshire - 2 £28,500 - 1
North East - 2 £22,500 -

Infrastructure Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 38 (74.51%) Microsoft
2 29 (56.86%) VMware
3 27 (52.94%) Windows
4 26 (50.98%) Windows Server
5 24 (47.06%) Citrix
6 20 (39.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (31.37%) EMC
7 16 (31.37%) Active Directory
8 15 (29.41%) HP
8 15 (29.41%) Firewall
9 14 (27.45%) Storage Virtualisation
10 13 (25.49%) DataCore
10 13 (25.49%) Office 365
10 13 (25.49%) Dell
10 13 (25.49%) MS Exchange
11 12 (23.53%) Linux
12 11 (21.57%) TCP/IP
13 10 (19.61%) Exchange Server 2010
13 10 (19.61%) Exchange Server 2013
14 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (15.69%) Banking
15 8 (15.69%) SAN
16 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
16 7 (13.73%) Middleware
16 7 (13.73%) DNS
16 7 (13.73%) Apache
16 7 (13.73%) Java
16 7 (13.73%) Information Security
16 7 (13.73%) Investment Banking
16 7 (13.73%) Wealth Management

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 (25.49%) MS Exchange
2 10 (19.61%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (19.61%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (13.73%) Apache
4 6 (11.76%) Skype for Business
5 5 (9.80%) JBoss
5 5 (9.80%) Tomcat
6 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
7 2 (3.92%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.96%) Confluence
8 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (25.49%) Office 365
2 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.88%) PaaS
4 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 15 (29.41%) Firewall
2 11 (21.57%) TCP/IP
3 8 (15.69%) SAN
4 7 (13.73%) DNS
5 6 (11.76%) SSL
6 5 (9.80%) DHCP
6 5 (9.80%) IPsec
6 5 (9.80%) MPLS
6 5 (9.80%) VoIP
7 3 (5.88%) VLAN
8 2 (3.92%) Internet
8 2 (3.92%) NAS
8 2 (3.92%) VPN
9 1 (1.96%) Converged Networks
9 1 (1.96%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.96%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.96%) LAN
9 1 (1.96%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.96%) Skype
9 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) DB2
2 2 (3.92%) MySQL
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) CA Release Automation
2 1 (1.96%) JIRA
General
1 8 (15.69%) Banking
2 7 (13.73%) Investment Banking
3 6 (11.76%) Finance
3 6 (11.76%) Law
4 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.92%) Electronics
5 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.92%) Marketing
6 1 (1.96%) Automotive
6 1 (1.96%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.96%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) Middleware
2 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.92%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.92%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (52.94%) Windows
2 26 (50.98%) Windows Server
3 12 (23.53%) Linux
4 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (11.76%) Windows 7
7 5 (9.80%) Unix
7 5 (9.80%) Windows 10
8 4 (7.84%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.92%) AIX
9 2 (3.92%) Solaris
10 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.96%) SUSE
10 1 (1.96%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) Storage Virtualisation
2 7 (13.73%) Information Security
2 7 (13.73%) Wealth Management
3 6 (11.76%) Mathematics
3 6 (11.76%) Risk Management
4 5 (9.80%) Open Source
5 4 (7.84%) Change Management
6 3 (5.88%) Acceptance Criteria
6 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.88%) ITIL
6 3 (5.88%) Validation
7 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.92%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (3.92%) Identity Management
7 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (3.92%) Network Management
7 2 (3.92%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.92%) Statistics
8 1 (1.96%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) Java
2 6 (11.76%) C
3 5 (9.80%) SQL
4 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.92%) Perl
6 1 (1.96%) VB
6 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (11.76%) Degree
3 5 (9.80%) A+ Certification
3 5 (9.80%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (5.88%) CCNA
4 3 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.96%) MCP
5 1 (1.96%) MCSE
5 1 (1.96%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (39.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (31.37%) Active Directory
3 5 (9.80%) vSphere
3 5 (9.80%) XenDesktop
4 4 (7.84%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.84%) XenApp
5 2 (3.92%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 2 (3.92%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (3.92%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) BladeLogic
1 5 (9.80%) CA Wily
1 5 (9.80%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.92%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.92%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (1.96%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (74.51%) Microsoft
2 29 (56.86%) VMware
3 24 (47.06%) Citrix
4 16 (31.37%) EMC
5 15 (29.41%) HP
6 13 (25.49%) DataCore
6 13 (25.49%) Dell
7 5 (9.80%) CA
7 5 (9.80%) IBM
8 3 (5.88%) Cisco
8 3 (5.88%) Dell Compellent
8 3 (5.88%) EqualLogic
8 3 (5.88%) NetApp
8 3 (5.88%) Sun
8 3 (5.88%) Symantec
9 2 (3.92%) SAP
9 2 (3.92%) ServiceNow
9 2 (3.92%) SonicWALL
9 2 (3.92%) Veeam
10 1 (1.96%) Sophos