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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Support Specialist
Rank 852 837 868
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +31
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Specialist 11 20 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.011% 0.020% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.022% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 4
Average salary £33,500 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.09% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £47,500 £34,620
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £70,250
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £55,000 £54,550
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +0.82%
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
94647 92576 95847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.87% 94.45% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 78762 75162 81879
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 - 8 £33,000 -
London - 3 £45,000 -
Infrastructure Support Specialist
UK

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 22 (68.75%) VMware
2 19 (59.38%) Windows
3 17 (53.13%) ITIL
4 11 (34.38%) Citrix
5 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 9 (28.13%) Service Delivery
7 8 (25.00%) Cisco
8 7 (21.88%) Oracle
8 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
8 7 (21.88%) Problem Management
8 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (18.75%) Migration
9 6 (18.75%) Change Management
9 6 (18.75%) MS Office
9 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
9 6 (18.75%) HP
9 6 (18.75%) SAN
9 6 (18.75%) NetApp
10 5 (15.63%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (15.63%) Linux
10 5 (15.63%) Clustering
10 5 (15.63%) Finance
10 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (15.63%) Degree
10 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (12.50%) ERP
12 3 (9.38%) MCSE
12 3 (9.38%) SQL
12 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2 (6.25%) IIS
1 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Office
1 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) SAN
2 2 (6.25%) Firewall
2 2 (6.25%) Network Security
2 2 (6.25%) LAN
2 2 (6.25%) WAN
2 2 (6.25%) FTP
3 1 (3.13%) VPN
3 1 (3.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.13%) MySQL
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Clustering
2 2 (6.25%) Replication
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (59.38%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) ITIL
2 9 (28.13%) Service Delivery
3 7 (21.88%) Problem Management
4 6 (18.75%) Change Management
4 6 (18.75%) Migration
5 4 (12.50%) ERP
6 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
6 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.13%) Project Management
7 1 (3.13%) CRM
7 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (3.13%) Network Management
7 1 (3.13%) Change Control
7 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.38%) MCSE
3 2 (6.25%) VCP4
4 1 (3.13%) NCDA
4 1 (3.13%) CCNA
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.13%) Terminal Server
3 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.13%) XenApp
3 1 (3.13%) XenServer
3 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (68.75%) VMware
2 11 (34.38%) Citrix
3 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 8 (25.00%) Cisco
5 7 (21.88%) Oracle
6 6 (18.75%) HP
6 6 (18.75%) NetApp
7 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.13%) Juniper
7 1 (3.13%) CA
7 1 (3.13%) EMC