The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Support 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 Support Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Support Specialist
Rank 862 863 822
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -41
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Specialist 15 23 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.022% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.023% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 30
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £29,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £39,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +32.20%
Infrastructure Support 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
95990 100567 93038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.21% 94.46% 94.23%
Number of salaries quoted 80962 82147 77980
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Infrastructure Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Salary Trend in England

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

Infrastructure Support Specialist Salary Trend in England

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

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

Infrastructure Support Specialist Salary Histogram in England

Infrastructure Support 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 Support Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
North West - 5 £33,000 -
London -2 4 £45,000 +1.69%
South East +2 2 £45,000 +5.88%
West Midlands -4 2 £25,000 -23.07%
South West -16 2 £40,000 +37.93%
Infrastructure Support Specialist
UK

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Infrastructure Support 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 Support Specialist in their job title.

1 43 (78.18%) Windows
2 35 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 31 (56.36%) VMware
4 22 (40.00%) ITIL
5 21 (38.18%) MS Exchange
5 21 (38.18%) Microsoft
6 19 (34.55%) SQL Server
6 19 (34.55%) SAN
7 15 (27.27%) EMC
8 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (25.45%) vSphere
8 14 (25.45%) Lync
8 14 (25.45%) Exchange Server 2010
9 13 (23.64%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (23.64%) Windows 7
9 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (23.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (23.64%) Finance
9 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (21.82%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (21.82%) Fibre Channel
11 10 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
11 10 (18.18%) HP
11 10 (18.18%) DNS
11 10 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
12 9 (16.36%) Banking
13 8 (14.55%) VMware ESX
13 8 (14.55%) DHCP
13 8 (14.55%) Windows XP
13 8 (14.55%) SQL

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Infrastructure Support 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 Support Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (38.18%) MS Exchange
2 14 (25.45%) Lync
2 14 (25.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (9.09%) Office Communications Server
4 5 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.82%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.91%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.45%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (5.45%) Office 365
3 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (34.55%) SAN
2 12 (21.82%) Fibre Channel
3 10 (18.18%) DNS
4 8 (14.55%) DHCP
5 7 (12.73%) LAN
5 7 (12.73%) Internet
5 7 (12.73%) WAN
6 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.64%) PSTN
7 2 (3.64%) Network Security
7 2 (3.64%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.64%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (3.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (3.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (3.64%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (34.55%) SQL Server
2 13 (23.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (23.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) HP UFT
General
1 13 (23.64%) Finance
2 9 (16.36%) Banking
3 6 (10.91%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) Application Packaging
2 3 (5.45%) X-Windows
2 3 (5.45%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) EMC VNX
2 3 (5.45%) Thin Client
2 3 (5.45%) Fat Client
2 3 (5.45%) Mobile Computing
2 3 (5.45%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.64%) Online Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.82%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 43 (78.18%) Windows
2 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (23.64%) Windows 7
3 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (14.55%) Windows XP
5 5 (9.09%) Windows 2000
5 5 (9.09%) Windows 8
6 4 (7.27%) Linux
7 3 (5.45%) UNIX
7 3 (5.45%) Mac OS X
7 3 (5.45%) AIX
8 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.82%) SUSE
9 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.82%) HPUX
9 1 (1.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.00%) ITIL
2 7 (12.73%) Service Delivery
3 5 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 5 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (9.09%) CRM
3 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 3 (5.45%) ITSM
4 3 (5.45%) Business Continuity
4 3 (5.45%) Data Management
4 3 (5.45%) Service Management
5 2 (3.64%) WFM
5 2 (3.64%) B2B
5 2 (3.64%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (3.64%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (1.82%) Change Management
6 1 (1.82%) Data Analytics
6 1 (1.82%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.55%) SQL
2 5 (9.09%) VB
3 3 (5.45%) Python
3 3 (5.45%) Perl
4 2 (3.64%) PHP
5 1 (1.82%) AWK
5 1 (1.82%) sed
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.91%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (9.09%) MCSE
3 5 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 4 (7.27%) CCNA
5 3 (5.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.64%) CCNP
7 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) QA
1 5 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 4 (7.27%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 14 (25.45%) vSphere
3 12 (21.82%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (14.55%) VMware ESX
5 7 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (5.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (5.45%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) SCCM
2 3 (5.45%) Casper Suite
3 2 (3.64%) Nagios
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (3.64%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 31 (56.36%) VMware
2 21 (38.18%) Microsoft
3 15 (27.27%) EMC
4 10 (18.18%) HP
5 5 (9.09%) RightFax
5 5 (9.09%) Cisco
6 3 (5.45%) ServiceNow
6 3 (5.45%) SAP
6 3 (5.45%) AppSense
7 2 (3.64%) Altiris
7 2 (3.64%) Blue Coat
7 2 (3.64%) F5
7 2 (3.64%) Nimsoft
7 2 (3.64%) Splunk
7 2 (3.64%) Verint
7 2 (3.64%) Intel
7 2 (3.64%) Citrix
7 2 (3.64%) Juniper
7 2 (3.64%) CA
7 2 (3.64%) Lancope