The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 240 246 224
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -22
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 14 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.21% 0.15% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.16% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 15
Average salary £30,000 £50,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +26.58%
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 North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6429 6960 6464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.60% 94.84% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5344 5645 5548
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Infrastructure Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Infrastructure Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Infrastructure Specialist
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Infrastructure Specialist Salary Trend in the North West

Infrastructure Specialist
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Infrastructure Specialist Salary Histogram in the North West

Infrastructure Specialist
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Manchester +8 10 £30,000 -35.48% 1
Cheshire - 9 £30,000 -
Merseyside +5 5 £30,000 -40.00%
Infrastructure Specialist
England

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 30 (93.75%) Windows
2 26 (81.25%) Microsoft
3 19 (59.38%) SCCM
4 18 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (56.25%) VMware
5 17 (53.13%) MS Exchange
6 15 (46.88%) Windows 7
7 13 (40.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
9 10 (31.25%) SCOM
10 9 (28.13%) Hyper-V
10 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
10 9 (28.13%) Patch Management
10 9 (28.13%) NetApp
10 9 (28.13%) Blackberry
10 9 (28.13%) MSI
11 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (21.88%) ITIL
13 6 (18.75%) EMC
13 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (18.75%) Windows 8
13 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (15.63%) EMC NetWorker
14 5 (15.63%) McAfee
14 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (15.63%) HP
14 5 (15.63%) DHCP
14 5 (15.63%) DNS
14 5 (15.63%) MCSE

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 17 (53.13%) MS Exchange
2 13 (40.63%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (12.50%) Lync
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Mimecast
2 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) DHCP
1 5 (15.63%) DNS
2 3 (9.38%) SAN
3 1 (3.13%) Internet
3 1 (3.13%) Firewall
3 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.13%) VLAN
3 1 (3.13%) NAS
3 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.13%) LAN
3 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) MSI
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.13%) Derivative
2 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.13%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 30 (93.75%) Windows
2 18 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (46.88%) Windows 7
4 6 (18.75%) Windows 8
4 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.25%) AIX
5 2 (6.25%) Solaris
5 2 (6.25%) Linux
5 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
5 2 (6.25%) UNIX
6 1 (3.13%) HPUX
6 1 (3.13%) SUSE
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Patch Management
2 8 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (21.88%) ITIL
4 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity
4 2 (6.25%) BCP
4 2 (6.25%) Service Management
4 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
4 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.13%) Coaching
5 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.13%) Change Management
5 1 (3.13%) Information Security
5 1 (3.13%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) R
2 1 (3.13%) sed
2 1 (3.13%) Perl
2 1 (3.13%) Python
2 1 (3.13%) AWK
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) MCSE
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) MCSA
3 1 (3.13%) CCNA
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (28.13%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) vSphere
4 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (59.38%) SCCM
2 10 (31.25%) SCOM
3 5 (15.63%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (6.25%) SCDPM
5 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 18 (56.25%) VMware
3 9 (28.13%) NetApp
4 6 (18.75%) EMC
5 5 (15.63%) McAfee
5 5 (15.63%) HP
6 3 (9.38%) Dell
6 3 (9.38%) Cisco
7 2 (6.25%) Sophos
8 1 (3.13%) Citrix
8 1 (3.13%) AppSense
8 1 (3.13%) Brocade
8 1 (3.13%) Oracle
8 1 (3.13%) Nokia
8 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
Manchester, Lancashire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday