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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Support Specialist
Rank 840 877 839
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -38
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Specialist 38 24 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.022% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.023% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 32 23 16
Average salary £40,750 £40,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.87% +48.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,341 £39,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £35,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +48.14%
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
97564 104302 96112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.53% 94.51% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 81515 86339 80864
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 £27,000 £26,500
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 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 3 July 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 3 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 +28 19 £44,000 +3.52%
London +21 7 £45,000 -5.26%
East of England +7 7 £37,500 -3.84%
North West -5 2 £24,625 -58.95%
Infrastructure Support Specialist
UK

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 39 (75.00%) VMware
2 36 (69.23%) Windows
3 30 (57.69%) Active Directory
4 27 (51.92%) ITIL
5 21 (40.38%) Microsoft
6 20 (38.46%) SAN
7 19 (36.54%) SQL Server
8 16 (30.77%) EMC
8 16 (30.77%) MS Exchange
9 14 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (26.92%) vSphere
10 13 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (25.00%) MS Excel
11 12 (23.08%) Fibre Channel
11 12 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
11 12 (23.08%) Finance
12 11 (21.15%) HP
13 10 (19.23%) Cisco
13 10 (19.23%) MS Office
14 9 (17.31%) SQL
14 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (17.31%) Exchange Server 2010
14 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (15.38%) Windows 7
15 8 (15.38%) VMware ESX
15 8 (15.38%) Windows XP
16 7 (13.46%) LAN
16 7 (13.46%) WAN

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 16 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 9 (17.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (13.46%) Lync
4 5 (9.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (19.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.77%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (5.77%) Office 365
3 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (38.46%) SAN
2 12 (23.08%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (13.46%) LAN
3 7 (13.46%) WAN
4 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
4 5 (9.62%) Internet
5 3 (5.77%) DNS
5 3 (5.77%) DHCP
6 1 (1.92%) Firewall
6 1 (1.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (36.54%) SQL Server
2 13 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) HP UFT
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Banking
3 6 (11.54%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) Application Packaging
2 3 (5.77%) X-Windows
2 3 (5.77%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.54%) EMC VNX
3 3 (5.77%) Thin Client
3 3 (5.77%) Fat Client
3 3 (5.77%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (1.92%) Derivative
4 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 36 (69.23%) Windows
2 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 8 (15.38%) Windows XP
4 5 (9.62%) Windows 2000
5 3 (5.77%) Mac OS X
5 3 (5.77%) AIX
6 2 (3.85%) Solaris
6 2 (3.85%) Linux
6 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.92%) SUSE
7 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.92%) HPUX
7 1 (1.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) ITIL
2 7 (13.46%) Change Management
3 5 (9.62%) CRM
3 5 (9.62%) E-Commerce
3 5 (9.62%) Test Scripting
3 5 (9.62%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.77%) Service Management
4 3 (5.77%) ITSM
4 3 (5.77%) Business Continuity
4 3 (5.77%) Data Management
5 2 (3.85%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.92%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.92%) Data Analytics
6 1 (1.92%) Analytics
6 1 (1.92%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.92%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.31%) SQL
2 5 (9.62%) VB
3 1 (1.92%) Python
3 1 (1.92%) AWK
3 1 (1.92%) sed
3 1 (1.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (9.62%) CCNA
2 5 (9.62%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (9.62%) DV Cleared
2 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.92%) Degree
4 1 (1.92%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) QA
1 5 (9.62%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.77%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (57.69%) Active Directory
2 14 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (26.92%) vSphere
3 12 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (15.38%) VMware ESX
5 3 (5.77%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (5.77%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.92%) XenApp
6 1 (1.92%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) SCCM
2 3 (5.77%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 39 (75.00%) VMware
2 21 (40.38%) Microsoft
3 16 (30.77%) EMC
4 11 (21.15%) HP
5 10 (19.23%) Cisco
6 7 (13.46%) NetApp
6 7 (13.46%) Oracle
7 5 (9.62%) RightFax
8 4 (7.69%) Citrix
9 3 (5.77%) SAP
9 3 (5.77%) ServiceNow
9 3 (5.77%) AppSense
10 2 (3.85%) Altiris
10 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.85%) Remedy
11 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.92%) Juniper
11 1 (1.92%) CA