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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Specialist
England / North West
Rank 235 219 242
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +23
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 12 17 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.30% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.31% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 23
Median salary £45,000 £29,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+52.54% -19.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,300 £28,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,450 £37,500 £42,130
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%

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
5819 5452 6757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.69% 96.53% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4848 4583 5628
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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
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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Manchester -33 5 £44,000 +49.15% 1
Cheshire - 4 £45,000 -
Merseyside - 2 £45,750 - 1
Lancashire - 1 £35,000 -
Infrastructure Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 16 (72.73%) Linux
2 14 (63.64%) Unix
2 14 (63.64%) SAN
3 11 (50.00%) ITIL
3 11 (50.00%) Solaris
3 11 (50.00%) IaaS
4 10 (45.45%) VMware
5 9 (40.91%) NetApp
6 8 (36.36%) NHS
6 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 8 (36.36%) OpenVMS
6 8 (36.36%) PRINCE2
6 8 (36.36%) Programme Management
6 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (36.36%) Service Management
6 8 (36.36%) ITSM
6 8 (36.36%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (36.36%) Data Protection
6 8 (36.36%) PaaS
6 8 (36.36%) Service Design
7 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
7 7 (31.82%) HP
8 6 (27.27%) Cisco
8 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (18.18%) Windows
10 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
10 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
10 3 (13.64%) sed
10 3 (13.64%) Palo Alto
10 3 (13.64%) AIX

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 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 11 (50.00%) IaaS
2 8 (36.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (63.64%) SAN
2 3 (13.64%) Ethernet
2 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) LAN
2 3 (13.64%) WAN
3 2 (9.09%) VLAN
4 1 (4.55%) DHCP
4 1 (4.55%) DNS
4 1 (4.55%) Internet
4 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.55%) VPN
4 1 (4.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) NHS
1 8 (36.36%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Linux
2 14 (63.64%) Unix
3 11 (50.00%) Solaris
4 8 (36.36%) OpenVMS
5 4 (18.18%) Windows
6 3 (13.64%) AIX
6 3 (13.64%) CentOS
6 3 (13.64%) HPUX
6 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (13.64%) SUSE
6 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
7 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) ITIL
2 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Data Protection
2 8 (36.36%) ITSM
2 8 (36.36%) PRINCE2
2 8 (36.36%) Programme Management
2 8 (36.36%) Service Design
2 8 (36.36%) Service Management
3 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.55%) Coaching
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.55%) High Availability
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) AWK
1 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
1 3 (13.64%) Korn
1 3 (13.64%) Perl
1 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
1 3 (13.64%) Python
1 3 (13.64%) sed
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) VMware
2 9 (40.91%) NetApp
3 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 7 (31.82%) HP
5 6 (27.27%) Cisco
6 3 (13.64%) Juniper
6 3 (13.64%) Palo Alto
6 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
6 3 (13.64%) Sun
7 2 (9.09%) Intel Security
8 1 (4.55%) Veeam
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