The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Infrastructure Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 224 237 239
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 10 20 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.31% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.32% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 12
Median salary £46,250 £30,000 £48,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+54.16% -37.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £29,350 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £40,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -5.88%
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
5397 6184 6861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.51% 96.78% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4578 5042 5525
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Infrastructure Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

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 26 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +30 5 £45,000 +28.57%
Manchester 0 5 £55,000 +83.33%
Infrastructure Specialist
England

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Infrastructure Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

1 17 (77.27%) Active Directory
2 16 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (72.73%) MCSE
3 14 (63.64%) ITIL
4 13 (59.09%) Windows
4 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
5 12 (54.55%) Citrix
5 12 (54.55%) MCSA
5 12 (54.55%) VMware
5 12 (54.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (54.55%) MCITP
5 12 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (54.55%) Windows Server
6 8 (36.36%) Oracle
6 8 (36.36%) IBM
7 7 (31.82%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (31.82%) CCA
7 7 (31.82%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (31.82%) MCP
7 7 (31.82%) MCTS
7 7 (31.82%) NetApp
7 7 (31.82%) Hyper-V
7 7 (31.82%) XenServer
8 5 (22.73%) Linux
8 5 (22.73%) SAN
8 5 (22.73%) HP
8 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
8 5 (22.73%) User Experience
9 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (18.18%) CentOS

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
1 4 (18.18%) Skype for Business
1 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
1 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
1 4 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (9.09%) Commerce Server
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) SAN
2 4 (18.18%) DHCP
2 4 (18.18%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) JIRA
2 2 (9.09%) Ant
2 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 2 (9.09%) Jasmine
2 2 (9.09%) JBehave
2 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.09%) JUnit
2 2 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 4 (18.18%) Retail
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
1 5 (22.73%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 5 (22.73%) Linux
4 4 (18.18%) CentOS
5 1 (4.55%) Unix
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (18.18%) High Availability
2 4 (18.18%) Performance Engineering
2 4 (18.18%) Performance Testing
2 4 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (9.09%) BDD
3 2 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (9.09%) Web Development
4 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.55%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) Jython
2 2 (9.09%) Python
2 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (72.73%) MCSE
1 16 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (54.55%) MCITP
2 12 (54.55%) MCSA
2 12 (54.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (31.82%) CCA
3 7 (31.82%) Citrix Certification
3 7 (31.82%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (31.82%) MCP
3 7 (31.82%) MCTS
4 1 (4.55%) CCNP
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 17 (77.27%) Active Directory
2 12 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (31.82%) Hyper-V
3 7 (31.82%) XenServer
4 1 (4.55%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 12 (54.55%) Citrix
2 12 (54.55%) VMware
3 8 (36.36%) IBM
3 8 (36.36%) Oracle
4 7 (31.82%) NetApp
5 5 (22.73%) HP
6 4 (18.18%) Dell
7 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
7 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco
7 1 (4.55%) Intel Security
7 1 (4.55%) Juniper
7 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds