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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 103 110 115
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 1 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.075% 0.44% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.46% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 4
Average salary - £35,750 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.70%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -4.49%
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
1272 1753 1494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.64% 96.37% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1109 1432 1154
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) AIX
4 2 (33.33%) Solaris
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (16.67%) IaaS
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) Ruby
5 1 (16.67%) JIRA
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (16.67%) Test Management
5 1 (16.67%) SCCM
5 1 (16.67%) SCOM
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (16.67%) Middleware
5 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Validation
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Python
5 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (16.67%) B2B

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) AIX
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Solaris
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) B2B
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Management
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) VMware