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 15 April 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
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 233 248 227
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -21
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 16 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.067% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.070% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 14
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,700 £29,350 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,400 £43,500 £50,550
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.82% -8.23%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6824 7109 6940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.08% 95.29% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5529 5966 6144
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
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 15 April 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 15 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +12 8 £37,500 -13.79% 4
Merseyside -3 7 £33,500 +22.93%
Manchester 0 1 £50,500 +39.31% 1
Infrastructure Specialist
England

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 15 April 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 11 (61.11%) ITIL
2 10 (55.56%) Windows
3 8 (44.44%) Cisco
3 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 8 (44.44%) SAN
3 8 (44.44%) VMware
4 7 (38.89%) Finance
4 7 (38.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
4 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (33.33%) Replication
5 6 (33.33%) NAS
5 6 (33.33%) Symmetrix DMX
5 6 (33.33%) Degree
5 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 6 (33.33%) Firmware
5 6 (33.33%) MCSE
5 6 (33.33%) SLA
5 6 (33.33%) NetApp
5 6 (33.33%) EMC
5 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (33.33%) CLARiiON
5 6 (33.33%) EMC Centera
5 6 (33.33%) Asset Management
6 5 (27.78%) MCSA
6 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
6 5 (27.78%) MCP

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

For the 6 months to 15 April 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 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (16.67%) Apache
4 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (11.11%) IIS
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (5.56%) iPlanet
5 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) SAN
2 6 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
3 1 (5.56%) HTTP
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) Internet
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Replication
1 6 (33.33%) Symmetrix DMX
1 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 6 (33.33%) Firmware
1 6 (33.33%) CLARiiON
1 6 (33.33%) EMC Centera
2 2 (11.11%) Tandem
2 2 (11.11%) Cryptography
2 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 2 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (11.11%) PKI
3 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
4 2 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) ITIL
2 7 (38.89%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (33.33%) Asset Management
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 2 (11.11%) Release Management
5 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity Management
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) Korn
2 1 (5.56%) Jython
2 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
1 6 (33.33%) MCSE
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (27.78%) MCSA
2 5 (27.78%) MCP
2 5 (27.78%) MCITP
2 5 (27.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco
1 8 (44.44%) VMware
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) NetApp
3 6 (33.33%) EMC
4 2 (11.11%) IBM
5 1 (5.56%) ProCurve
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) McAfee
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle
5 1 (5.56%) JBoss
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: Competitive
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