Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Infrastructure Specialist was £49,500 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.

Network Infrastructure Specialist
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1197 1226 1281
Rank change year-on-year +29 +55 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Infrastructure Specialist 9 17 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.009% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.009% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 10
UK median annual salary £49,500 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.24% +11.25% -17.95%
10th Percentile £45,500 £27,925 £36,125
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £56,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +35.71% -12.50% -11.11%

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%

Network Infrastructure Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Network Infrastructure Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Network Infrastructure Specialist in the UK

Network Infrastructure Specialist
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Infrastructure Specialist.

Salary trend for Network Infrastructure Specialist in the UK

Network Infrastructure Specialist
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Infrastructure Specialist over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Infrastructure Specialist in the UK

Network Infrastructure Specialist
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Infrastructure Specialist 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 +14 7 £52,500 +17.98%
London +22 5 £52,500 -4.55%
UK excluding London +18 4 £47,500 +35.71%
Scotland - 2 £47,500 -
South East +39 1 £47,500 +46.15%
East of England - 1 £45,000 -

Network Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

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

1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Network Management
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (33.33%) Meraki
4 3 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (33.33%) CCNP
4 3 (33.33%) CCNA
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 2 (22.22%) SAN
5 2 (22.22%) MPLS
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) ISDN
5 2 (22.22%) LAN
5 2 (22.22%) SMS
5 2 (22.22%) VoIP
5 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) IPv4
5 2 (22.22%) DHCP
5 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (22.22%) CentOS
5 2 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (22.22%) XMPP

Network Infrastructure Specialist 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 2 (22.22%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
2 2 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (22.22%) IPv4
2 2 (22.22%) ISDN
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) MPLS
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) SMS
2 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
2 2 (22.22%) VoIP
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) WebEx
3 1 (11.11%) FTP
3 1 (11.11%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 1 (11.11%) Junos
3 1 (11.11%) NAS
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) XMPP
2 1 (11.11%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) CentOS
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) Network Management
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Proactive Monitoring
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Security Management
3 1 (11.11%) BCP
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Software Deployment
3 1 (11.11%) Software Distribution
3 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CCNA
2 3 (33.33%) CCNP
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (22.22%) WSUS
3 1 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (11.11%) FortiGate
3 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Meraki
2 3 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
3 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp