The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 124 123 103
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -20
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 4 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.20% 0.11% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.12% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £55,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £44,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -1.12%
Infrastructure Specialist
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1956 1713 1447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.79% 96.34% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1620 1543 1248
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Infrastructure Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Infrastructure Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Infrastructure Specialist
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Infrastructure Specialist Salary Trend in Birmingham

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Citrix
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (62.50%) MCSE
4 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (50.00%) VoIP
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) CCNP
4 4 (50.00%) CCNA
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (50.00%) HP
4 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (50.00%) Unit4 Business World
4 4 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
4 4 (50.00%) Moodle
4 4 (50.00%) Office 365
4 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (50.00%) Palo Alto
5 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (25.00%) 3PAR
5 2 (25.00%) NetApp
5 2 (25.00%) EMC
5 2 (25.00%) Windows

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (50.00%) Moodle
1 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) MCSE
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CCNA
2 4 (50.00%) CCNP
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) MCITP
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Palo Alto
4 2 (25.00%) 3PAR
4 2 (25.00%) EMC
4 2 (25.00%) NetApp
5 1 (12.50%) Google