The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 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 Specialist
Rank 603 590 596
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 26 37 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.059% 0.080% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.086% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 26 26 18
Average salary £60,000 £48,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,250 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £53,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
Infrastructure Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
40877 42981 40955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.19% 93.47% 93.47%
Number of salaries quoted 34929 35901 34378
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Infrastructure Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Infrastructure Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

Infrastructure Specialist
Salary Trend in London

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

Infrastructure Specialist Salary Trend in London

Infrastructure Specialist
Salary Histogram in London

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

Infrastructure Specialist Salary Histogram in London

Infrastructure Specialist
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist within the London 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
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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
City of London +31 5 £65,000 +35.41% 2
Infrastructure Specialist
England

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 38 (51.35%) VMware
2 34 (45.95%) Windows
3 33 (44.59%) Active Directory
4 28 (37.84%) Citrix
5 22 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (25.68%) Finance
7 18 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (22.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (22.97%) EMC
9 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
10 15 (20.27%) SAN
11 14 (18.92%) PowerShell
11 14 (18.92%) SCCM
12 13 (17.57%) ITIL
12 13 (17.57%) DNS
12 13 (17.57%) SLA
13 11 (14.86%) Linux
13 11 (14.86%) XenApp
14 10 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (12.16%) HP
15 9 (12.16%) MCSE
15 9 (12.16%) Perl
15 9 (12.16%) MS Exchange
15 9 (12.16%) Banking
15 9 (12.16%) NAS
16 8 (10.81%) Lync
16 8 (10.81%) Office 365
16 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
17 7 (9.46%) NetApp
17 7 (9.46%) E-Commerce

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 9 (12.16%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.81%) Lync
3 6 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.76%) Apache
5 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.35%) IIS
5 1 (1.35%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 7 (9.46%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.41%) MS Office
3 1 (1.35%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.81%) Office 365
2 3 (4.05%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.05%) SaaS
3 2 (2.70%) PaaS
3 2 (2.70%) IaaS
3 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.35%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.27%) SAN
2 13 (17.57%) DNS
3 9 (12.16%) NAS
4 7 (9.46%) Firewall
5 6 (8.11%) Network Security
6 5 (6.76%) SMTP
7 4 (5.41%) LAN
7 4 (5.41%) WAN
7 4 (5.41%) Kerberos
7 4 (5.41%) TCP/IP
7 4 (5.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (4.05%) HTTP
8 3 (4.05%) Internet
9 2 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (2.70%) VoIP
10 1 (1.35%) DHCP
10 1 (1.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.11%) MySQL
2 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (25.68%) Finance
2 9 (12.16%) Banking
3 3 (4.05%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.70%) Games
4 2 (2.70%) Law
4 2 (2.70%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.05%) X-Windows
1 3 (4.05%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.35%) Silverlight
2 1 (1.35%) .NET
2 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.41%) Replication
1 4 (5.41%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.05%) Thin Client
2 3 (4.05%) CMDB
2 3 (4.05%) Fat Client
2 3 (4.05%) Mobile Computing
2 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.70%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.35%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.35%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 34 (45.95%) Windows
2 22 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (22.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (14.86%) Linux
5 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (8.11%) Windows 7
7 5 (6.76%) Debian
8 3 (4.05%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.05%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.70%) AIX
10 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.57%) ITIL
2 7 (9.46%) PRINCE2
2 7 (9.46%) E-Commerce
3 6 (8.11%) Project Management
3 6 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (6.76%) Web Application Development
4 5 (6.76%) Mentoring
5 4 (5.41%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (5.41%) SABSA
6 3 (4.05%) Risk Management
6 3 (4.05%) ITSM
6 3 (4.05%) Data Management
6 3 (4.05%) Service Management
6 3 (4.05%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.70%) Change Management
7 2 (2.70%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.70%) E-business
7 2 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.70%) High Availability
7 2 (2.70%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.92%) PowerShell
2 9 (12.16%) Perl
3 4 (5.41%) VBScript
3 4 (5.41%) Python
4 3 (4.05%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (12.16%) MCSE
3 6 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (5.41%) MCITP
4 4 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (4.05%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.70%) Degree
6 2 (2.70%) CCA
7 1 (1.35%) MCTS
7 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.35%) CCEE
7 1 (1.35%) CISSP
7 1 (1.35%) MCSA
7 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.35%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.57%) SLA
2 4 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.35%) QA
3 1 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (44.59%) Active Directory
2 18 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (14.86%) XenApp
4 5 (6.76%) iptables
4 5 (6.76%) NFS
4 5 (6.76%) Samba
5 4 (5.41%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (5.41%) Hyper-V
6 3 (4.05%) XenServer
6 3 (4.05%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (4.05%) Terminal Server
7 2 (2.70%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.70%) vSphere
7 2 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.35%) vCloud
8 1 (1.35%) MetaFrame
8 1 (1.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (18.92%) SCCM
2 5 (6.76%) Nagios
3 4 (5.41%) Puppet
4 3 (4.05%) Casper Suite
5 2 (2.70%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.70%) SCOM
6 1 (1.35%) OpenView
6 1 (1.35%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.35%) WMI
6 1 (1.35%) WSUS
6 1 (1.35%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 38 (51.35%) VMware
2 28 (37.84%) Citrix
3 17 (22.97%) EMC
4 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
5 9 (12.16%) HP
6 7 (9.46%) NetApp
7 6 (8.11%) CommVault
8 5 (6.76%) Brocade
8 5 (6.76%) 3PAR
9 4 (5.41%) F5
9 4 (5.41%) Cisco
9 4 (5.41%) AppSense
10 3 (4.05%) SAP
10 3 (4.05%) Dell
10 3 (4.05%) Splunk
10 3 (4.05%) ServiceNow
11 2 (2.70%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.70%) Remedy
11 2 (2.70%) Altiris
12 1 (1.35%) Google