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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 226 228 258
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +30
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 25 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.36% 0.11% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.11% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 24 6 5
Average salary £35,750 £38,750 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.74% -4.32%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.49% +11.25%
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
6519 6289 7379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.07% 94.93% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 5414 5208 6253
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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
(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
Manchester - 13 £33,750 -
Cheshire -8 8 £35,750 -7.74%
Merseyside - 3 £50,000 -
Infrastructure Specialist
England

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 25 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 23 (76.67%) VMware
3 18 (60.00%) NetApp
3 18 (60.00%) Windows
4 14 (46.67%) ITIL
5 13 (43.33%) Cisco
5 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (43.33%) Hyper-V
6 12 (40.00%) SCCM
6 12 (40.00%) SCOM
6 12 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 12 (40.00%) MS Exchange
7 9 (30.00%) MS Office
7 9 (30.00%) Oracle
7 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (30.00%) Change Management
8 7 (23.33%) HP
9 6 (20.00%) EMC
9 6 (20.00%) Project Management
9 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (16.67%) Firewall
10 5 (16.67%) Degree
10 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
10 5 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (16.67%) SAN
11 4 (13.33%) CA
11 4 (13.33%) Juniper
11 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (13.33%) Solaris
11 4 (13.33%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 12 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.33%) Lync
4 1 (3.33%) IIS
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (30.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Office 365
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) SAN
1 5 (16.67%) Firewall
2 4 (13.33%) Network Security
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (6.67%) NAS
4 2 (6.67%) MPLS
4 2 (6.67%) ADSL
4 2 (6.67%) ISDN
4 2 (6.67%) WAN
4 2 (6.67%) 4G
5 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Symmetrix DMX
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Replication
2 1 (3.33%) CLARiiON
2 1 (3.33%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 18 (60.00%) Windows
2 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (13.33%) Solaris
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) ITIL
2 9 (30.00%) Change Management
3 6 (20.00%) Project Management
4 4 (13.33%) Problem Management
4 4 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 3 (10.00%) Line Management
6 2 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (6.67%) Network Architecture
6 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) MCSE
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.67%) VCP4
4 1 (3.33%) NCDA
4 1 (3.33%) CCNA
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (43.33%) Hyper-V
2 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (6.67%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (3.33%) Firmware
5 1 (3.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (40.00%) SCCM
1 12 (40.00%) SCOM
2 4 (13.33%) SCVMM
2 4 (13.33%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (10.00%) Backup Exec
3 3 (10.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (10.00%) SCDPM
4 1 (3.33%) SCOrch
4 1 (3.33%) SCSM
Vendors
1 25 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 23 (76.67%) VMware
3 18 (60.00%) NetApp
4 13 (43.33%) Cisco
5 9 (30.00%) Oracle
6 7 (23.33%) HP
7 6 (20.00%) EMC
8 4 (13.33%) Juniper
8 4 (13.33%) CA
8 4 (13.33%) McAfee
9 2 (6.67%) Veeam
10 1 (3.33%) 3PAR
10 1 (3.33%) Wyse
10 1 (3.33%) SAP
10 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
10 1 (3.33%) Symantec
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