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infrastructure analyst


What does an Infrastructure Analyst do?

An Infrastructure Analyst uses their knowledge of computer languages and systems to diagnose and fix issues relating to large computer networks, such as communication errors, storage problems and faulty server platforms. Infrastructure Analysts work in-house or on a consultancy basis monitoring the performance of network systems to identify complex IT issues that may arise. The daily duties of an Infrastructure Analyst include analysis of networks, firewalls, servers, operating systems, applications and devices.

Other Infrastructure Analyst roles include; IT Analyst, 1st Line Support Analyst, 2nd Line Support Analyst, Operational Analyst, Technical Analyst, Network and Security Analyst.

What skills does an Infrastructure Analyst need?

Infrastructure Analysts will have experience in Windows and Unix Operating systems alongside core skills in infrastructure architecture, data centres, servers and networks. Excellent problem-solving and analytical thinking are also required skills of an Infrastructure Analyst in order to respond well in a crisis and communicate infrastructure changes. Infrastructure Analysts will also have experience in emerging technologies such as cloud computing, desktop visualisation and integrated communications, as well as iOS, Android and Windows mobile devices.

What can an Infrastructure Analyst earn?

The salary earning of an Infrastructure Analyst can depend on skill level, experience and needs of the employer. Junior and Mid-level Infrastructure Analysts can earn between £25,000 - £40,000 and Senior Infrastructure Analysts £40,000 - £60,000.

 

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