The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 232 231 217
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 13 17 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.23% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.25% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 19
Average salary £46,500 £39,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.72% -12.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £24,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £53,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6772 6872 7224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.79% 94.80% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5479 5871 6348
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Infrastructure Specialist
England

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 July 2014.

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 July 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
Merseyside - 7 £50,000 -
Manchester -8 5 £46,500 -13.08% 1
Cheshire -14 1 £60,000 +12.14%
Infrastructure Specialist
England

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 17 (54.84%) ITIL
1 17 (54.84%) SAN
2 14 (45.16%) Cisco
2 14 (45.16%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
3 13 (41.94%) Windows
4 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
4 12 (38.71%) NetApp
4 12 (38.71%) EMC
4 12 (38.71%) SLA
4 12 (38.71%) Firmware
4 12 (38.71%) CLARiiON
4 12 (38.71%) EMC Centera
4 12 (38.71%) Replication
4 12 (38.71%) Asset Management
4 12 (38.71%) Degree
4 12 (38.71%) Computer Science
4 12 (38.71%) NAS
4 12 (38.71%) Symmetrix DMX
5 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (29.03%) VMware
7 9 (29.03%) Finance
7 9 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
9 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
10 6 (19.35%) MCSE
11 5 (16.13%) MCSA

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 9 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
3 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
4 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (12.90%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (12.90%) Lync
6 3 (9.68%) Apache
7 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (6.45%) IIS
8 1 (3.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (3.23%) iPlanet
8 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Office
2 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.68%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (54.84%) SAN
2 12 (38.71%) NAS
3 4 (12.90%) Unified Communications
3 4 (12.90%) DNS
4 2 (6.45%) Firewall
4 2 (6.45%) Internet
4 2 (6.45%) LDAP
4 2 (6.45%) VPN
4 2 (6.45%) DHCP
5 1 (3.23%) HTTP
5 1 (3.23%) WAN
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Firmware
1 12 (38.71%) CLARiiON
1 12 (38.71%) EMC Centera
1 12 (38.71%) Replication
1 12 (38.71%) Computer Science
1 12 (38.71%) Symmetrix DMX
2 2 (6.45%) Fat Client
2 2 (6.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Windows
2 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (16.13%) Windows XP
5 2 (6.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) ITIL
2 14 (45.16%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (38.71%) Asset Management
4 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
4 3 (9.68%) Business Continuity
4 3 (9.68%) Information Security
4 3 (9.68%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) Perl
2 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.23%) Jython
2 1 (3.23%) Korn
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Degree
2 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (19.35%) MCSE
4 5 (16.13%) MCSA
4 5 (16.13%) MCP
4 5 (16.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (16.13%) MCITP
5 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
5 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (38.71%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) SCCM
1 4 (12.90%) SCOM
1 4 (12.90%) SCVMM
1 4 (12.90%) SCDPM
1 4 (12.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (6.45%) HP SIM
2 2 (6.45%) BladeLogic
2 2 (6.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Cisco
2 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (38.71%) NetApp
2 12 (38.71%) EMC
3 9 (29.03%) VMware
4 2 (6.45%) ProCurve
4 2 (6.45%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle
5 1 (3.23%) JBoss
5 1 (3.23%) McAfee
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