Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Infrastructure Specialist was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1168 1184 1261
Rank change year-on-year +16 +77 +57
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Infrastructure Specialist 30 34 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.018% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.019% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 20 26 41
UK median annual salary £50,000 £43,650 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.55% -8.11% -8.21%
10th Percentile £39,300 £33,125 £40,125
90th Percentile £65,000 £89,375 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -15.79% +26.67%

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 170720 182020 210826
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 136880 152336 175085
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%

Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 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 +42 30 £50,000 +11.11%
London +10 18 £50,000 -9.09%
UK excluding London +31 12 £40,000 -
North of England +6 9 - -
Yorkshire - 7 - -
Midlands +37 3 £40,000 -
West Midlands +19 3 £40,000 -
North West -6 2 - -

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 24 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (76.67%) Active Directory
2 23 (76.67%) Office 365
3 21 (70.00%) Windows
4 15 (50.00%) VMware
5 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (46.67%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (40.00%) Windows 7
7 12 (40.00%) Windows 10
8 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (36.67%) Finance
8 11 (36.67%) Dell
9 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (33.33%) PowerShell
10 9 (30.00%) XenApp
10 9 (30.00%) XenServer
10 9 (30.00%) XenDesktop
10 9 (30.00%) NetScaler
10 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (30.00%) Altiris
10 9 (30.00%) Symantec
10 9 (30.00%) McAfee
10 9 (30.00%) Wyse
10 9 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (30.00%) Citrix
10 9 (30.00%) Citrix Certification
10 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (30.00%) XenMobile
10 9 (30.00%) OneDrive

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 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (13.33%) IIS
1 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (76.67%) Office 365
2 9 (30.00%) OneDrive
3 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.33%) IaaS
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle CX
4 1 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) NetScaler
2 7 (23.33%) SAN
3 5 (16.67%) DHCP
3 5 (16.67%) DNS
4 3 (10.00%) Firewall
5 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.33%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 1 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (3.33%) IPv4
5 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.33%) NAS
5 1 (3.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) SAP HANA
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Law
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Middleware
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Basis
1 1 (3.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.67%) EMC VNX
4 1 (3.33%) Celerra
4 1 (3.33%) CLARiiON
4 1 (3.33%) Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (3.33%) Replication
4 1 (3.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 21 (70.00%) Windows
2 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 12 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 7 (23.33%) Windows Server
6 2 (6.67%) Linux
7 1 (3.33%) CentOS
7 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.33%) Solaris
7 1 (3.33%) Unix
7 1 (3.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) Data Management
3 7 (23.33%) Migration
4 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (13.33%) ITIL
5 3 (10.00%) Service Management
6 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.67%) Identity Management
7 1 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.33%) CRM
7 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.33%) Data Security
7 1 (3.33%) ERP
7 1 (3.33%) High Availability
7 1 (3.33%) Open Source
7 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.33%) Supplier Management
7 1 (3.33%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (30.00%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (13.33%) MCSE
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 23 (76.67%) Active Directory
2 14 (46.67%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (30.00%) XenApp
4 9 (30.00%) XenDesktop
4 9 (30.00%) XenServer
5 4 (13.33%) DFS Replication
6 2 (6.67%) vSphere
7 1 (3.33%) KVM
7 1 (3.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) XenMobile
2 4 (13.33%) SCCM
3 2 (6.67%) FortiGate
4 1 (3.33%) Ansible
4 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.33%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (3.33%) vCenter Server
4 1 (3.33%) vMotion
4 1 (3.33%) vRealize
4 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (50.00%) VMware
3 11 (36.67%) Dell
4 9 (30.00%) Altiris
4 9 (30.00%) Citrix
4 9 (30.00%) McAfee
4 9 (30.00%) Symantec
4 9 (30.00%) Wyse
5 7 (23.33%) NetApp
6 3 (10.00%) EMC
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco
7 2 (6.67%) HP
7 2 (6.67%) Sophos
8 1 (3.33%) IBM
8 1 (3.33%) Oracle
8 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.33%) SAP
8 1 (3.33%) Siebel
8 1 (3.33%) Sybase
8 1 (3.33%) Veritas