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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 766 768 821
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +53
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 143 177 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 129 134 122
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,326 £30,000 £39,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+0.61% -4.11%
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
93119 101042 107544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.31% 96.53% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 79018 83306 88027
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
London +18 61 £60,000 - 4
South West +25 41 £39,421 -2.06% 1
South East -8 19 £42,125 -5.33% 3
East of England +2 9 £46,250 +2.77%
North West +9 5 £37,500 +10.29%
West Midlands -16 5 £39,500 +31.66%
Yorkshire -4 2 £37,000 +13.84% 2
East Midlands +10 1 £37,500 +8.69%
Infrastructure Specialist
UK

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 144 (53.73%) Windows
2 130 (48.51%) Active Directory
3 123 (45.90%) VMware
4 113 (42.16%) Windows Server
5 90 (33.58%) Microsoft
6 80 (29.85%) VMware Infrastructure
7 77 (28.73%) Finance
8 57 (21.27%) Cisco
8 57 (21.27%) Skype for Business
9 56 (20.90%) Citrix
10 55 (20.52%) ITIL
11 53 (19.78%) DNS
12 52 (19.40%) MS Exchange
13 47 (17.54%) Microsoft Certification
14 46 (17.16%) NetApp
15 45 (16.79%) IBM
15 45 (16.79%) SCCM
16 43 (16.04%) Data Centre
17 42 (15.67%) Windows Server 2008
18 41 (15.30%) SAN
18 41 (15.30%) MCSE
18 41 (15.30%) SQL Server
18 41 (15.30%) PowerShell
19 40 (14.93%) Windows Server 2012
20 39 (14.55%) Microsoft App-V
21 37 (13.81%) DHCP
21 37 (13.81%) vSphere
22 36 (13.43%) XenDesktop
23 34 (12.69%) XenApp
24 32 (11.94%) Analytical Skills

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 57 (21.27%) Skype for Business
2 52 (19.40%) MS Exchange
3 31 (11.57%) SharePoint
4 24 (8.96%) WebSphere
5 22 (8.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 19 (7.09%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (5.60%) SharePoint 2010
7 15 (5.60%) SharePoint 2013
7 15 (5.60%) WebSphere Application Server
8 13 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (4.48%) BizTalk Server
9 12 (4.48%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
10 10 (3.73%) IIS
10 10 (3.73%) WebSphere Process Server
11 8 (2.99%) IBM HTTP Server
12 6 (2.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (1.12%) Moodle
14 1 (0.37%) Apache
14 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (8.58%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.58%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (7.84%) Office 365
3 15 (5.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (4.10%) IBM SmartCloud
5 3 (1.12%) IaaS
5 3 (1.12%) SaaS
6 2 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.37%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 53 (19.78%) DNS
2 41 (15.30%) SAN
3 37 (13.81%) DHCP
4 28 (10.45%) TCP/IP
5 25 (9.33%) NAS
6 23 (8.58%) LAN
7 21 (7.84%) WAN
8 19 (7.09%) Firewall
8 19 (7.09%) VPN
9 17 (6.34%) VoIP
10 14 (5.22%) NetScaler
11 10 (3.73%) HTTP
12 9 (3.36%) SSL
12 9 (3.36%) Wireless
13 6 (2.24%) Telepresence
13 6 (2.24%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (2.24%) Wireless Security
14 5 (1.87%) iSCSI
14 5 (1.87%) Skype
15 4 (1.49%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (15.30%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (4.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (4.10%) DB2
4 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.37%) MySQL
5 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (0.75%) JIRA
2 1 (0.37%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.37%) Jasmine
2 1 (0.37%) JBehave
2 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.37%) JUnit
2 1 (0.37%) Selenium
General
1 77 (28.73%) Finance
2 26 (9.70%) Banking
3 18 (6.72%) Retail
4 17 (6.34%) Law
5 14 (5.22%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.24%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.12%) Legal
8 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.37%) Advertising
9 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.58%) Middleware
1 23 (8.58%) WebSphere MQ
2 14 (5.22%) IBM Integration Bus
3 12 (4.48%) Web Services
4 11 (4.10%) ISPF
5 10 (3.73%) J2EE
6 4 (1.49%) LAMP
7 3 (1.12%) .NET
8 2 (0.75%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.75%) XML
8 2 (0.75%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 43 (16.04%) Data Centre
2 32 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (6.34%) EMC VNX
4 16 (5.97%) PKI
5 13 (4.85%) EMC VMAX
5 13 (4.85%) EMC VNXe
6 11 (4.10%) Mainframe
7 9 (3.36%) Clustering
8 7 (2.61%) Blackberry
8 7 (2.61%) HACMP
8 7 (2.61%) Replication
9 6 (2.24%) Hedge funds
9 6 (2.24%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.49%) DataPower
11 3 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (1.12%) FMCG
12 2 (0.75%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.75%) iSeries
12 2 (0.75%) SWIFT
13 1 (0.37%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 144 (53.73%) Windows
2 113 (42.16%) Windows Server
3 42 (15.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (14.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (11.94%) Linux
6 19 (7.09%) Unix
7 14 (5.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (5.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (4.48%) Windows 7
8 12 (4.48%) Windows 8
9 10 (3.73%) AIX
9 10 (3.73%) zOS
10 8 (2.99%) Windows 10
11 5 (1.87%) Windows Vista
12 4 (1.49%) Debian
13 3 (1.12%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.75%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (0.75%) OS/400
15 1 (0.37%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (20.52%) ITIL
2 22 (8.21%) Continuous Improvement
2 22 (8.21%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (7.84%) SOA
4 20 (7.46%) Service Delivery
5 17 (6.34%) Validation
6 15 (5.60%) Load Balancing
6 15 (5.60%) Performance Management
7 14 (5.22%) Problem Management
7 14 (5.22%) Project Management
7 14 (5.22%) Server Virtualisation
8 13 (4.85%) High Availability
8 13 (4.85%) Service Management
9 12 (4.48%) Asset Management
9 12 (4.48%) Process Management
10 11 (4.10%) Application Performance Management
11 10 (3.73%) ITSM
12 9 (3.36%) Business Transformation
12 9 (3.36%) Change Control
12 9 (3.36%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (15.30%) PowerShell
2 32 (11.94%) SQL
3 10 (3.73%) JCL
4 6 (2.24%) Perl
4 6 (2.24%) Python
5 4 (1.49%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.12%) VB
6 3 (1.12%) VBScript
7 2 (0.75%) Java
7 2 (0.75%) KiXtart
7 2 (0.75%) Ruby
8 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 47 (17.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (15.30%) MCSE
3 26 (9.70%) CCA
3 26 (9.70%) Citrix Certification
4 23 (8.58%) Degree
5 22 (8.21%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (8.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 14 (5.22%) MCSA
7 12 (4.48%) MCITP
8 10 (3.73%) CCNA
8 10 (3.73%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (3.73%) MCP
9 9 (3.36%) VCP5
10 8 (2.99%) CCNP
10 8 (2.99%) MCTS
11 6 (2.24%) CCDA
12 5 (1.87%) CCDP
12 5 (1.87%) SC Cleared
12 5 (1.87%) Security Cleared
13 4 (1.49%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.36%) SLA
2 2 (0.75%) ISO15022
2 2 (0.75%) ISO20022
2 2 (0.75%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 130 (48.51%) Active Directory
2 80 (29.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (14.55%) Microsoft App-V
4 37 (13.81%) vSphere
5 36 (13.43%) XenDesktop
6 34 (12.69%) XenApp
7 26 (9.70%) Hyper-V
8 22 (8.21%) VMware ESX
9 16 (5.97%) VMware ESXi
10 13 (4.85%) XenServer
11 11 (4.10%) Firmware
12 10 (3.73%) Time Sharing Option
13 8 (2.99%) PowerHA
14 5 (1.87%) NFS
15 3 (1.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 3 (1.12%) Postfix
15 3 (1.12%) Terminal Server
15 3 (1.12%) Terminal Services
16 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.75%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 45 (16.79%) SCCM
2 25 (9.33%) SCOM
3 24 (8.96%) Tivoli
4 12 (4.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 10 (3.73%) SCOrch
6 7 (2.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 6 (2.24%) Control-M
7 6 (2.24%) Simpana
8 5 (1.87%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 5 (1.87%) Tivoli NetView
8 5 (1.87%) vMotion
9 4 (1.49%) OPNET
10 3 (1.12%) HP Data Protector
10 3 (1.12%) NetBackup
10 3 (1.12%) Puppet
10 3 (1.12%) WSUS
11 2 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.75%) MAILsweeper
11 2 (0.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.75%) vRealize
Vendors
1 123 (45.90%) VMware
2 90 (33.58%) Microsoft
3 57 (21.27%) Cisco
4 56 (20.90%) Citrix
5 46 (17.16%) NetApp
6 45 (16.79%) IBM
7 30 (11.19%) HP
8 24 (8.96%) CommVault
8 24 (8.96%) EMC
9 21 (7.84%) Nimble Storage
10 20 (7.46%) Oracle
11 12 (4.48%) Dell
12 10 (3.73%) Red Hat
12 10 (3.73%) SAP
13 9 (3.36%) Juniper
14 8 (2.99%) Intel Security
14 8 (2.99%) LANDesk
15 6 (2.24%) BMC
15 6 (2.24%) F5
15 6 (2.24%) Palo Alto
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