Period
to 13 November 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Technician was £30,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1109 1156 1190
Rank change year-on-year +47 +34 +63
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Technician 32 34 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.019% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.020% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 32 29 35
UK median annual salary £30,500 £35,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.08% +9.23% +8.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £37,500 £50,000 £43,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,500 £32,750 £30,500
% change year-on-year -6.87% +7.38% +5.17%

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 156,168 172,304 181,848
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.89% 95.96% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 125,823 138,196 152,196
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 +46 31 £31,000 -12.68% 47
UK excluding London +34 30 £30,500 -6.87% 43
South West +9 10 £30,000 +9.09% 9
North of England +45 9 £35,000 -20.00% 19
Midlands +31 9 £30,000 - 7
West Midlands +48 8 £30,750 +2.50% 4
Yorkshire - 7 £35,000 - 8
London +58 2 £28,500 -24.00% 4
North West +1 2 £29,250 -33.14% 8
South East +18 1 £50,000 +40.85% 6
East Midlands +4 1 £21,500 -23.21% 3
Wales - 1 £23,000 -

Infrastructure Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 26 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 23 (71.88%) VMware
3 22 (68.75%) Windows
4 18 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 15 (46.88%) Active Directory
7 14 (43.75%) Windows Server
8 12 (37.50%) HP
8 12 (37.50%) Citrix
9 11 (34.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 10 (31.25%) DNS
11 9 (28.13%) Firewall
11 9 (28.13%) Office 365
12 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
12 8 (25.00%) Cisco
13 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
14 6 (18.75%) Storage Virtualisation
14 6 (18.75%) EMC
14 6 (18.75%) SAN
15 5 (15.63%) DHCP
15 5 (15.63%) LAN
15 5 (15.63%) Windows 10
15 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
16 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
16 4 (12.50%) vSphere
16 4 (12.50%) Veeam
16 4 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
16 4 (12.50%) Dell
16 4 (12.50%) Linux

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 16 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.25%) Apache
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (28.13%) Office 365
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) DNS
2 9 (28.13%) Firewall
3 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (18.75%) SAN
5 5 (15.63%) DHCP
5 5 (15.63%) LAN
6 2 (6.25%) IP Telephony
6 2 (6.25%) NAS
6 2 (6.25%) Wireless
7 1 (3.13%) ADSL
7 1 (3.13%) DMZ
7 1 (3.13%) Skype
7 1 (3.13%) VLAN
7 1 (3.13%) VPN
7 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.13%) RavenDB
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
1 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.25%) Electronics
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) HTML
1 1 (3.13%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.13%) Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.13%) NHS
2 1 (3.13%) Replication
2 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.13%) Social Media
2 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (68.75%) Windows
2 14 (43.75%) Windows Server
3 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (15.63%) Windows 10
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (12.50%) Linux
6 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
6 3 (9.38%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (18.75%) Storage Virtualisation
3 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (9.38%) ITIL
3 3 (9.38%) Service Management
3 3 (9.38%) Statistics
4 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
4 2 (6.25%) Server Management
5 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.13%) CRM
5 1 (3.13%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.13%) Logistics
5 1 (3.13%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (3.13%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.13%) MCITP
3 1 (3.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (3.13%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (46.88%) Active Directory
3 4 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (12.50%) vSphere
4 3 (9.38%) XenApp
5 2 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 26 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 23 (71.88%) VMware
3 12 (37.50%) Citrix
3 12 (37.50%) HP
4 8 (25.00%) Cisco
5 6 (18.75%) EMC
6 4 (12.50%) Dell
6 4 (12.50%) Veeam
7 3 (9.38%) DataCore
7 3 (9.38%) SonicWALL
8 2 (6.25%) Mitel
8 2 (6.25%) SAP
8 2 (6.25%) WatchGuard
9 1 (3.13%) arcserve
9 1 (3.13%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.13%) IBM
9 1 (3.13%) NetApp
9 1 (3.13%) Oracle
9 1 (3.13%) Symantec