The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Infrastructure Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 81 90 91
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 4 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.42% 0.20% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.20% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 5
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -41.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +4.93%
Infrastructure Specialist
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
904 981 1102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 93.97% 96.75% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 816 860 1004
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Infrastructure Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist in the job title across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Infrastructure Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Infrastructure Specialist
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Infrastructure Specialist Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Infrastructure Specialist
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable - 4 £39,000 -
Luton - 3 £39,000 -
Infrastructure Specialist
East of England

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Infrastructure Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Infrastructure Specialist in their job title.

1 9 (75.00%) ITIL
2 8 (66.67%) VMware
3 7 (58.33%) Citrix
3 7 (58.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
4 6 (50.00%) SAN
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (41.67%) Migration
5 5 (41.67%) Problem Management
5 5 (41.67%) Replication
5 5 (41.67%) Clustering
6 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 4 (33.33%) Symmetrix DMX
6 4 (33.33%) Firmware
6 4 (33.33%) CLARiiON
6 4 (33.33%) EMC Centera
6 4 (33.33%) Degree
6 4 (33.33%) SLA
6 4 (33.33%) EMC
6 4 (33.33%) NAS
6 4 (33.33%) Asset Management
6 4 (33.33%) ERP
6 4 (33.33%) NetApp
7 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Infrastructure Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Infrastructure Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (33.33%) NAS
3 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (16.67%) LAN
3 2 (16.67%) VoIP
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 2 (16.67%) FTP
3 2 (16.67%) HTTP
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Replication
1 5 (41.67%) Clustering
2 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (33.33%) Symmetrix DMX
2 4 (33.33%) CLARiiON
2 4 (33.33%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) ITIL
2 7 (58.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (41.67%) Migration
3 5 (41.67%) Problem Management
4 4 (33.33%) Asset Management
4 4 (33.33%) ERP
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Logistics
5 2 (16.67%) High Availability
6 1 (8.33%) Change Control
6 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) VCP5
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Firmware
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) Citrix
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco
4 4 (33.33%) NetApp
4 4 (33.33%) EMC
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) Lumesse