The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 761 718 735
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +17
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 117 180 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 101 159 93
Average salary £44,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,300 £21,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
Infrastructure Specialist
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
96460 103322 95939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.48% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80662 85110 80222
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,375
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Infrastructure Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Infrastructure Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Infrastructure Specialist
Salary Trend in England

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

Infrastructure Specialist Salary Trend in England

Infrastructure Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Infrastructure Specialist Salary Histogram in England

Infrastructure Specialist
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 31 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
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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
South East -5 35 £48,750 +13.37% 1
London +9 32 £58,750 +23.68% 2
East of England +9 20 £37,500 -6.25%
North West -3 15 £30,000 -35.48% 1
West Midlands -13 6 £27,000 -40.00% 2
South West -11 5 £29,250 -26.41%
East Midlands -10 3 £45,000 +4.04%
Yorkshire -22 2 £30,000 -27.71% 1
Infrastructure Specialist
UK

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 154 (53.85%) Windows
2 149 (52.10%) VMware
3 104 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 103 (36.01%) Active Directory
5 89 (31.12%) ITIL
6 76 (26.57%) Citrix
7 72 (25.17%) MS Exchange
7 72 (25.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 68 (23.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 66 (23.08%) Finance
10 63 (22.03%) DNS
11 62 (21.68%) SAN
12 50 (17.48%) SCCM
12 50 (17.48%) VMware Infrastructure
13 49 (17.13%) Windows Server 2012
14 44 (15.38%) Cisco
15 42 (14.69%) Windows 7
16 40 (13.99%) VMware ESX
17 39 (13.64%) Linux
17 39 (13.64%) EMC
17 39 (13.64%) XenApp
18 37 (12.94%) Lync
18 37 (12.94%) SLA
18 37 (12.94%) HP
19 36 (12.59%) Internet
19 36 (12.59%) Exchange Server 2010
20 35 (12.24%) Data Centre
21 34 (11.89%) SQL Server
22 32 (11.19%) WAN
23 31 (10.84%) LAN

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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 72 (25.17%) MS Exchange
2 37 (12.94%) Lync
3 36 (12.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 30 (10.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 25 (8.74%) Exchange Server 2007
6 23 (8.04%) Apache
7 11 (3.85%) SharePoint
8 10 (3.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (2.45%) Office Communications Server
10 6 (2.10%) IIS
11 2 (0.70%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.35%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 31 (10.84%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.75%) Maximo
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.04%) Office 365
2 14 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (2.80%) SaaS
6 4 (1.40%) PaaS
6 4 (1.40%) Mimecast
7 3 (1.05%) IaaS
8 2 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.70%) AWS CloudTrail
8 2 (0.70%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 63 (22.03%) DNS
2 62 (21.68%) SAN
3 36 (12.59%) Internet
4 32 (11.19%) WAN
5 31 (10.84%) LAN
6 25 (8.74%) Firewall
7 21 (7.34%) SMTP
8 20 (6.99%) DHCP
8 20 (6.99%) Network Security
9 19 (6.64%) Fibre Channel
10 16 (5.59%) TCP/IP
11 13 (4.55%) NAS
12 10 (3.50%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (3.50%) LDAP
12 10 (3.50%) VLAN
13 9 (3.15%) Unified Communications
14 8 (2.80%) IP Telephony
14 8 (2.80%) Kerberos
15 7 (2.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 5 (1.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (11.89%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.74%) MySQL
3 14 (4.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (4.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.75%) NoSQL
4 5 (1.75%) Couchbase
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (2.80%) MSI
2 5 (1.75%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.35%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.35%) Lombardi
3 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
General
1 66 (23.08%) Finance
2 24 (8.39%) Banking
3 16 (5.59%) Back Office
4 13 (4.55%) Retail
5 8 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.45%) Advertising
7 6 (2.10%) Marketing
7 6 (2.10%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.10%) Electronics
8 4 (1.40%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.05%) Law
10 2 (0.70%) Legal
10 2 (0.70%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.70%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.70%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.55%) Web Services
2 6 (2.10%) Application Packaging
3 4 (1.40%) EDI
4 3 (1.05%) X-Windows
4 3 (1.05%) SAP Basis
5 2 (0.70%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (0.70%) Middleware
6 1 (0.35%) LAMP
6 1 (0.35%) XML
6 1 (0.35%) HTML
6 1 (0.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.24%) Data Centre
2 28 (9.79%) Clustering
3 16 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.85%) Thin Client
4 11 (3.85%) Fat Client
5 8 (2.80%) Blackberry
6 7 (2.45%) Mainframe
6 7 (2.45%) EMC VNX
6 7 (2.45%) Replication
7 6 (2.10%) DTV
8 4 (1.40%) CMDB
8 4 (1.40%) EMC VMAX
9 3 (1.05%) Mobile Computing
9 3 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.05%) DataPower
10 2 (0.70%) Online Banking
10 2 (0.70%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.35%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.35%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 154 (53.85%) Windows
2 72 (25.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 68 (23.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 49 (17.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (14.69%) Windows 7
6 39 (13.64%) Linux
7 31 (10.84%) Windows 2000
8 27 (9.44%) Windows XP
8 27 (9.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (7.69%) Debian
10 8 (2.80%) Windows 8
11 7 (2.45%) AIX
11 7 (2.45%) UNIX
12 3 (1.05%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.70%) Solaris
14 1 (0.35%) HPUX
14 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.35%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (31.12%) ITIL
2 25 (8.74%) Change Management
3 24 (8.39%) Project Management
4 18 (6.29%) Service Delivery
5 17 (5.94%) PRINCE2
5 17 (5.94%) Web Application Development
6 15 (5.24%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (4.90%) Load Balancing
8 11 (3.85%) Problem Management
8 11 (3.85%) CRM
8 11 (3.85%) E-Commerce
9 10 (3.50%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (3.15%) Patch Management
11 7 (2.45%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (2.45%) Business Continuity
12 6 (2.10%) Programme Management
12 6 (2.10%) Service Management
12 6 (2.10%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (2.10%) Digital Marketing
13 5 (1.75%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 29 (10.14%) SQL
2 27 (9.44%) Perl
3 26 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 21 (7.34%) VBScript
5 17 (5.94%) VB
6 6 (2.10%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.75%) Python
8 4 (1.40%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.70%) R
10 1 (0.35%) sed
10 1 (0.35%) AWK
10 1 (0.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (8.74%) Security Cleared
2 21 (7.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (6.64%) MCSE
4 18 (6.29%) ITIL Certification
5 17 (5.94%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (3.85%) Degree
7 10 (3.50%) CCNA
8 9 (3.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (3.15%) SC Cleared
9 7 (2.45%) CISSP
10 6 (2.10%) DV Cleared
11 5 (1.75%) MCITP
11 5 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (1.40%) CCIE
13 3 (1.05%) CCNP
13 3 (1.05%) MCSA
14 2 (0.70%) CCA
14 2 (0.70%) CCEA
15 1 (0.35%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (12.94%) SLA
2 10 (3.50%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.45%) QA
4 5 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.35%) COBIT
5 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 103 (36.01%) Active Directory
2 50 (17.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (13.99%) VMware ESX
4 39 (13.64%) XenApp
5 29 (10.14%) VMware ESXi
6 25 (8.74%) vSphere
7 24 (8.39%) Hyper-V
8 19 (6.64%) Samba
9 18 (6.29%) NFS
9 18 (6.29%) iptables
10 14 (4.90%) XenServer
11 10 (3.50%) VMware Server
12 8 (2.80%) Postfix
13 7 (2.45%) VMware Workstation
14 5 (1.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 3 (1.05%) XenDesktop
15 3 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
15 3 (1.05%) Terminal Server
16 2 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 1 (0.35%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 50 (17.48%) SCCM
2 15 (5.24%) SCOM
3 6 (2.10%) Tivoli
3 6 (2.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (2.10%) Nagios
3 6 (2.10%) WSUS
4 5 (1.75%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (1.75%) NetBackup
4 5 (1.75%) Puppet
4 5 (1.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (1.40%) Unicenter
6 3 (1.05%) Casper Suite
7 2 (0.70%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.70%) OpenView
8 1 (0.35%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.35%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 149 (52.10%) VMware
2 104 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 76 (26.57%) Citrix
4 44 (15.38%) Cisco
5 39 (13.64%) EMC
6 37 (12.94%) HP
7 27 (9.44%) NetApp
8 11 (3.85%) Oracle
8 11 (3.85%) Symantec
8 11 (3.85%) F5
9 10 (3.50%) 3PAR
9 10 (3.50%) Brocade
9 10 (3.50%) Red Hat
9 10 (3.50%) SAP
9 10 (3.50%) CommVault
10 9 (3.15%) IBM
11 7 (2.45%) Dell
11 7 (2.45%) CheckPoint
11 7 (2.45%) SolarWinds
12 6 (2.10%) McAfee
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Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus flexible benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Options
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
MOTT MACDONALD
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