The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire 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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 218 212 217
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 6 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.11% 0.21% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.22% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 2
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-4.49% +14.10%
Infrastructure Specialist
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5037 5028 4768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.71% 93.75% 93.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3798 3704 3855
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Infrastructure Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Infrastructure Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Infrastructure Specialist
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Infrastructure Specialist Salary Trend in Berkshire

Infrastructure Specialist
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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
Reading -5 3 £40,000 -
Bracknell -13 1 - -
Slough - 1 £46,500 -
Infrastructure Specialist
South East

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 7 (58.33%) SLA
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (50.00%) Service Management
3 6 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (50.00%) Change Management
3 6 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
3 6 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (50.00%) People Management
4 5 (41.67%) Backup Exec
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) DNS
5 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 4 (33.33%) LAN
5 4 (33.33%) DHCP
5 4 (33.33%) Firewall
5 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (25.00%) Change Control
6 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (25.00%) SCCM
6 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
6 3 (25.00%) Project Planning

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (8.33%) Lync
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
1 4 (33.33%) LAN
1 4 (33.33%) DHCP
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) SAN
2 3 (25.00%) SSL
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) NAS
4 1 (8.33%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (8.33%) VLAN
4 1 (8.33%) SNMP
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Open Source
2 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Service Management
1 6 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 6 (50.00%) Change Management
1 6 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 6 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
1 6 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 6 (50.00%) People Management
2 3 (25.00%) Change Control
2 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) ERP
3 2 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (16.67%) MCITP
4 1 (8.33%) MCSE
4 1 (8.33%) MCSA
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (8.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) SLA
2 3 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (16.67%) Firmware
5 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (8.33%) vSphere
5 1 (8.33%) XenApp
5 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
5 1 (8.33%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Backup Exec
2 3 (25.00%) SCCM
2 3 (25.00%) WSUS
3 2 (16.67%) Nagios
3 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Symantec
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) NetApp
4 2 (16.67%) JD Edwards
4 2 (16.67%) EMC
4 2 (16.67%) SAP
4 2 (16.67%) Veeam
5 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (8.33%) 3PAR
5 1 (8.33%) ProCurve
5 1 (8.33%) Brocade
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) HP