The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 242 248 236
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 18 16 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.24% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.21% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 13
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
Infrastructure Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7015 7621 7238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.77% 95.87% 94.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5870 6343 6195
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Infrastructure Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Infrastructure Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Infrastructure Specialist
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Infrastructure Specialist Salary Trend in the East of England

Infrastructure Specialist
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist across the East of England region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Infrastructure Specialist Salary Histogram in the East of England

Infrastructure Specialist
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist within the East of England region over the 3 months to 4 August 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
Hertfordshire +4 12 £37,500 -16.66%
Essex - 6 - -
Infrastructure Specialist
England

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 29 (69.05%) ITIL
2 28 (66.67%) DNS
2 28 (66.67%) VMware
3 26 (61.90%) Active Directory
4 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
5 19 (45.24%) Citrix
6 15 (35.71%) WAN
6 15 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (33.33%) Debian
7 14 (33.33%) Linux
7 14 (33.33%) Perl
7 14 (33.33%) Apache
7 14 (33.33%) LAN
7 14 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (30.95%) MySQL
9 12 (28.57%) Windows
10 11 (26.19%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (26.19%) Clustering
10 11 (26.19%) Finance
10 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (23.81%) iptables
11 10 (23.81%) XenApp
11 10 (23.81%) XenServer
11 10 (23.81%) Change Management
11 10 (23.81%) VMware ESX
11 10 (23.81%) Samba
11 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (23.81%) PowerShell
11 10 (23.81%) Load Balancing
11 10 (23.81%) SAN

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 14 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 28 (66.67%) DNS
2 15 (35.71%) WAN
3 14 (33.33%) LAN
4 10 (23.81%) LDAP
4 10 (23.81%) SMTP
4 10 (23.81%) DHCP
4 10 (23.81%) SAN
5 8 (19.05%) Internet
5 8 (19.05%) Network Security
5 8 (19.05%) Firewall
6 7 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (16.67%) IP Telephony
6 7 (16.67%) VLAN
7 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.38%) MPLS
8 1 (2.38%) BGP
8 1 (2.38%) EIGRP
8 1 (2.38%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) MySQL
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (2.38%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Clustering
2 8 (19.05%) Fat Client
2 8 (19.05%) Thin Client
3 7 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.38%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) Linux
1 14 (33.33%) Debian
1 14 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (28.57%) Windows
3 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (23.81%) Windows 2000
4 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (69.05%) ITIL
2 10 (23.81%) Change Management
2 10 (23.81%) Load Balancing
3 9 (21.43%) Web Application Development
4 7 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.38%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.38%) Security Architecture
5 1 (2.38%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.38%) SIEM
5 1 (2.38%) Data Privacy
5 1 (2.38%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) Perl
2 10 (23.81%) VBScript
2 10 (23.81%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (16.67%) Degree
3 5 (11.90%) CISSP
3 5 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (9.52%) CCIE
5 1 (2.38%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.81%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 15 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (23.81%) XenApp
3 10 (23.81%) XenServer
3 10 (23.81%) iptables
3 10 (23.81%) Samba
3 10 (23.81%) VMware ESX
3 10 (23.81%) NFS
4 8 (19.05%) VMware Server
4 8 (19.05%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (66.67%) VMware
2 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 19 (45.24%) Citrix
4 7 (16.67%) Cisco
5 5 (11.90%) Red Hat
6 4 (9.52%) CheckPoint
6 4 (9.52%) Juniper
7 1 (2.38%) CommVault
7 1 (2.38%) HP
7 1 (2.38%) Google
7 1 (2.38%) Brocade
7 1 (2.38%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.38%) 3PAR