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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 111 122 112
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 11 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.64% 0.056% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.058% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 9
Average salary £30,000 £60,000 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +12.14%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £39,750
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.91%
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
1640 1713 1646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.52% 95.91% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1298 1361 1343
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Warrington - 8 £30,000 -
Runcorn - 2 £40,000 -
Infrastructure Specialist
North West

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 16 (84.21%) SCCM
3 11 (57.89%) VMware
3 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (57.89%) MS Exchange
4 10 (52.63%) Hyper-V
5 9 (47.37%) NetApp
6 8 (42.11%) Blackberry
6 8 (42.11%) MSI
6 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
6 8 (42.11%) SCOM
6 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
6 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (42.11%) Patch Management
7 5 (26.32%) McAfee
7 5 (26.32%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (26.32%) EMC
8 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
9 3 (15.79%) SLA
9 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (10.53%) R
10 2 (10.53%) ITIL
11 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
11 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
11 1 (5.26%) DHCP
11 1 (5.26%) DNS
11 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
11 1 (5.26%) Internet
11 1 (5.26%) WSUS

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 11 (57.89%) MS Exchange
2 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) DHCP
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) MSI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Patch Management
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.26%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Hyper-V
2 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (84.21%) SCCM
2 8 (42.11%) SCOM
3 5 (26.32%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 11 (57.89%) VMware
3 9 (47.37%) NetApp
4 5 (26.32%) McAfee
4 5 (26.32%) EMC