Period
to 18 February 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Technician was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1158 1141 1241
Rank change year-on-year -17 +100 -51
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Technician 36 37 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.021% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.022% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 29 34 52
UK median annual salary £27,500 £36,250 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.14% +25.00% -10.77%
10th Percentile £22,000 £26,225 £26,250
90th Percentile £41,600 £48,375 £42,913
UK excluding London median annual salary £27,500 £33,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year -17.91% +15.52% -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 167,654 168,474 203,619
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 96.47% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 137,274 139,969 170,246
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 -9 36 £27,500 -21.43% 27
UK excluding London +10 30 £27,500 -17.91% 25
South West +13 11 £27,500 +42.86% 2
North of England +13 9 £25,000 -28.57% 9
North West -12 7 £40,000 +14.29% 6
London +5 6 £37,500 -3.85% 4
South East +5 4 £34,750 -24.86% 2
East of England -3 3 £22,000 -48.24% 5
Midlands -4 3 £26,750 -10.83% 5
West Midlands +3 2 £26,250 -12.50% 2
North East - 2 £22,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £26,750 - 3

Infrastructure Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 27 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (69.44%) Windows
3 23 (63.89%) VMware
4 21 (58.33%) Windows Server
5 18 (50.00%) Citrix
6 16 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (33.33%) HP
7 12 (33.33%) Dell
7 12 (33.33%) EMC
8 11 (30.56%) DataCore
8 11 (30.56%) Storage Virtualisation
9 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
10 9 (25.00%) ITIL
10 9 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (19.44%) Office 365
11 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (19.44%) Firewall
12 6 (16.67%) VoIP
12 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (16.67%) Degree
13 5 (13.89%) Wealth Management
13 5 (13.89%) Information Security
13 5 (13.89%) Investment Banking
13 5 (13.89%) Banking
13 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
13 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
13 5 (13.89%) Middleware

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 9 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (8.33%) Apache
4 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (8.33%) JBoss
4 3 (8.33%) Skype for Business
4 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 3 (8.33%) WebSphere
4 3 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) Office 365
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) Firewall
2 6 (16.67%) VoIP
3 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
4 4 (11.11%) LAN
4 4 (11.11%) SAN
4 4 (11.11%) SSL
5 3 (8.33%) DNS
5 3 (8.33%) IPsec
5 3 (8.33%) MPLS
5 3 (8.33%) WAN
6 2 (5.56%) DHCP
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.78%) Internet
7 1 (2.78%) NAS
7 1 (2.78%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.78%) Skype
7 1 (2.78%) VLAN
7 1 (2.78%) VPN
7 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) DB2
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (13.89%) Banking
1 5 (13.89%) Investment Banking
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Law
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Contract for Difference
3 1 (2.78%) Derivative
3 1 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.78%) Handset
3 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.78%) NHS
3 1 (2.78%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (69.44%) Windows
2 21 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
6 4 (11.11%) Windows 10
7 2 (5.56%) Unix
7 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.78%) AIX
8 1 (2.78%) Android
8 1 (2.78%) Linux
8 1 (2.78%) Solaris
8 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Storage Virtualisation
2 9 (25.00%) ITIL
3 5 (13.89%) Information Security
3 5 (13.89%) Wealth Management
4 3 (8.33%) Change Management
4 3 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 3 (8.33%) Open Source
4 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.56%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.78%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (2.78%) High Availability
6 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.78%) Line Management
6 1 (2.78%) Migration
6 1 (2.78%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) Java
2 3 (8.33%) C
3 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.78%) Perl
3 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (16.67%) Degree
3 3 (8.33%) A+ Certification
3 3 (8.33%) MCSA
3 3 (8.33%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (5.56%) CCNA
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.78%) MCITP
5 1 (2.78%) Server+ Certification
5 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
3 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.56%) vSphere
4 2 (5.56%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.78%) Firmware
5 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) BladeLogic
1 3 (8.33%) CA Wily
1 3 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.78%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 27 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (63.89%) VMware
3 18 (50.00%) Citrix
4 12 (33.33%) Dell
4 12 (33.33%) EMC
4 12 (33.33%) HP
5 11 (30.56%) DataCore
6 5 (13.89%) IBM
7 4 (11.11%) Cisco
8 3 (8.33%) CA
8 3 (8.33%) Veeam
9 1 (2.78%) Apple
9 1 (2.78%) Dell Compellent
9 1 (2.78%) EqualLogic
9 1 (2.78%) NetApp
9 1 (2.78%) SAP
9 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow
9 1 (2.78%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.78%) Symantec
9 1 (2.78%) Xerox