The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank - 104 123
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 0 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.50% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.53% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 10
Average salary - £53,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.88%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
Infrastructure Specialist
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1818 1508 2076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.95% 93.78% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1451 1223 1780
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Infrastructure Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Infrastructure Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Infrastructure Specialist
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Infrastructure Specialist Salary Trend in Cheshire

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 3 (75.00%) MS Office
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
1 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity Management
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) VMware