The median annual salary for a Senior Infrastructure Specialist was £64,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Infrastructure Specialist
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 861 916 960
Rank change year-on-year +55 +44  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Infrastructure Specialist 13 17 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.018% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.018% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 18
Median salary £64,000 £54,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.51% +3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £47,050
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £86,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -16.66% -5.26%  

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 85825 93705 107053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 70199 79011 88244
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Infrastructure Specialist in the UK

Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Infrastructure Specialist in the UK

Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Specialist over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Infrastructure Specialist in the UK

Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 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 +34 13 £64,000 +18.51%
London +27 11 £65,000 -18.75%
City of London +26 2 £62,500 -21.87%
Manchester -34 1 £47,500 -
North West -41 1 £47,500 +5.55%
Yorkshire - 1 £27,500 -
Sheffield - 1 £27,500 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £27,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Senior 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 Senior Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) Windows Server
3 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
4 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 15 (71.43%) VMware
5 12 (57.14%) NetApp
5 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (52.38%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (47.62%) Hyper-V
8 9 (42.86%) SAN
8 9 (42.86%) MS Exchange
9 8 (38.10%) DHCP
9 8 (38.10%) SharePoint
9 8 (38.10%) SQL
9 8 (38.10%) DNS
9 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (33.33%) PowerShell
11 6 (28.57%) Law
11 6 (28.57%) Migration
11 6 (28.57%) Service Management
11 6 (28.57%) IIS
11 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (28.57%) SCCM
11 6 (28.57%) DFS Replication
12 5 (23.81%) SCOM
12 5 (23.81%) DevOps
12 5 (23.81%) Incident Management
13 4 (19.05%) Clustering

Senior 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 9 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 8 (38.10%) SharePoint
3 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (28.57%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Joyent
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) SAN
2 8 (38.10%) DHCP
2 8 (38.10%) DNS
3 3 (14.29%) VLAN
4 2 (9.52%) Firewall
4 2 (9.52%) Internet
4 2 (9.52%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (9.52%) WAN
5 1 (4.76%) LAN
5 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.76%) RFID
5 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
5 1 (4.76%) VoIP
5 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (28.57%) Law
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) Windows Server
3 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.52%) Linux
4 2 (9.52%) SmartOS
4 2 (9.52%) Solaris
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
1 6 (28.57%) Migration
1 6 (28.57%) Service Management
2 5 (23.81%) DevOps
2 5 (23.81%) Incident Management
3 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 2 (9.52%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.76%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) CCIE
2 1 (4.76%) CCNA
2 1 (4.76%) CCNP
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.76%) MCP
2 1 (4.76%) MCSA
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
2 11 (52.38%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (47.62%) Hyper-V
4 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (28.57%) DFS Replication
6 2 (9.52%) XenServer
7 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) SCCM
2 5 (23.81%) SCOM
3 2 (9.52%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 15 (71.43%) VMware
2 12 (57.14%) NetApp
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) Juniper
5 2 (9.52%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (9.52%) Nexenta
5 2 (9.52%) Sophos
5 2 (9.52%) Trustwave
6 1 (4.76%) Avaya
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco
6 1 (4.76%) Dell
6 1 (4.76%) EMC
6 1 (4.76%) F5
6 1 (4.76%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) Riverbed