The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Technician 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 Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Technician
Rank 817 829 840
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +11
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Technician 49 35 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.034% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.036% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 45 27 27
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £26,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £51,000 £33,100
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +27.65%
Infrastructure Technician
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
99423 96838 103920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.66% 94.71% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 83438 79404 90243
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 £26,500 £26,500
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 Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Infrastructure Technician Jobs Demand Trend in England

Infrastructure Technician
Salary Trend in England

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

Infrastructure Technician Salary Trend in England

Infrastructure Technician
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Technician across the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Infrastructure Technician Salary Histogram in England

Infrastructure Technician
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 Technician within the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
Yorkshire -22 12 £32,500 +25.00%
South West -2 11 £25,500 -15.00%
North West - 9 £39,000 - 1
London +29 7 £32,500 -14.47%
South East +14 6 £33,500 -4.28%
East of England -16 4 £37,500 +10.29%
Infrastructure Technician
UK

Infrastructure Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Infrastructure Technician 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 Technician in their job title.

1 108 (90.00%) Windows
2 90 (75.00%) SAN
3 77 (64.17%) Microsoft
4 73 (60.83%) Active Directory
5 67 (55.83%) MS Excel
6 45 (37.50%) VMware
7 41 (34.17%) VMware Infrastructure
8 39 (32.50%) SQL
9 37 (30.83%) HP
9 37 (30.83%) SolarWinds
10 36 (30.00%) Citrix
11 35 (29.17%) Degree
12 32 (26.67%) MS Exchange
13 29 (24.17%) EMC
14 28 (23.33%) Network Management
15 27 (22.50%) Firewall
15 27 (22.50%) Legal
16 24 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
17 22 (18.33%) Windows 7
18 21 (17.50%) Dell
19 20 (16.67%) Hyper-V
20 18 (15.00%) SQL Server
21 16 (13.33%) XenApp
22 15 (12.50%) DataCore
22 15 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
23 14 (11.67%) Cisco
24 13 (10.83%) Windows Server 2003
24 13 (10.83%) Cisco ASA
24 13 (10.83%) IIS
25 12 (10.00%) XenDesktop

Infrastructure Technician
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Infrastructure Technician 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 Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 32 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 24 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (10.83%) IIS
4 12 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.50%) Apache
7 2 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 67 (55.83%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.67%) SaaS
1 2 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 90 (75.00%) SAN
2 27 (22.50%) Firewall
3 13 (10.83%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (10.00%) DNS
5 10 (8.33%) VoIP
6 8 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (5.00%) WAN
7 6 (5.00%) LAN
8 5 (4.17%) TCP/IP
8 5 (4.17%) Wireless
9 4 (3.33%) VPN
9 4 (3.33%) NAS
10 3 (2.50%) POP3
10 3 (2.50%) SMTP
10 3 (2.50%) DHCP
10 3 (2.50%) SSH
10 3 (2.50%) VLAN
10 3 (2.50%) IMAP
10 3 (2.50%) Network Security
11 1 (0.83%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (22.50%) Legal
2 8 (6.67%) Banking
2 8 (6.67%) Retail
3 6 (5.00%) Finance
3 6 (5.00%) Marketing
4 1 (0.83%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.33%) COM+
2 3 (2.50%) COM
3 1 (0.83%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.17%) Statistics
1 11 (9.17%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.00%) User Experience
3 5 (4.17%) PKI
3 5 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.33%) Clustering
5 2 (1.67%) Kindle
6 1 (0.83%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 108 (90.00%) Windows
2 22 (18.33%) Windows 7
3 15 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (10.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (6.67%) Linux
6 6 (5.00%) Windows 8
6 6 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.33%) Windows XP
7 4 (3.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.33%) Network Management
2 11 (9.17%) ITIL
3 9 (7.50%) Service Delivery
3 9 (7.50%) Change Control
4 5 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (3.33%) Change Management
5 4 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (3.33%) Mentoring
6 3 (2.50%) Business Continuity
6 3 (2.50%) E-Procurement
7 2 (1.67%) Software Licensing
7 2 (1.67%) Line Management
8 1 (0.83%) Workflow
8 1 (0.83%) Migration
8 1 (0.83%) BCP
8 1 (0.83%) Project Management
8 1 (0.83%) Network Design
8 1 (0.83%) Incident Management
8 1 (0.83%) Project Planning
8 1 (0.83%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 39 (32.50%) SQL
2 6 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.33%) Java
3 4 (3.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (29.17%) Degree
2 10 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.33%) MCP
4 4 (3.33%) MCSE
4 4 (3.33%) MCSA
4 4 (3.33%) CCNA
4 4 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.67%) MCTS
5 2 (1.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.50%) SLA
2 3 (2.50%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 73 (60.83%) Active Directory
2 41 (34.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 16 (13.33%) XenApp
5 12 (10.00%) XenDesktop
6 7 (5.83%) vSphere
7 6 (5.00%) VMware ESX
8 4 (3.33%) XenServer
9 3 (2.50%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
1 8 (6.67%) NetCrunch
2 4 (3.33%) SCCM
2 4 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (3.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.83%) WSUS
3 1 (0.83%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.83%) SCOM
3 1 (0.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 77 (64.17%) Microsoft
2 45 (37.50%) VMware
3 37 (30.83%) HP
3 37 (30.83%) SolarWinds
4 36 (30.00%) Citrix
5 29 (24.17%) EMC
6 21 (17.50%) Dell
7 15 (12.50%) DataCore
8 14 (11.67%) Cisco
9 8 (6.67%) Splunk
10 6 (5.00%) Wyse
10 6 (5.00%) Apple
10 6 (5.00%) CheckPoint
11 5 (4.17%) SAP
11 5 (4.17%) Veeam
11 5 (4.17%) SonicWALL
12 4 (3.33%) Red Hat
12 4 (3.33%) Symantec
12 4 (3.33%) AppSense
12 4 (3.33%) Webroot
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