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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 233 240 264
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +24
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 15 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.030% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.032% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 7
Average salary £36,500 £52,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.47% +29.62%
UK excluding London average salary £40,150 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-5.52% +4.93%
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
6547 6279 7638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.98% 95.12% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5604 5296 6650
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £22,500
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 January 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 January 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
Cheshire +2 7 £35,000 -33.33%
Manchester - 6 £40,150 - 2
Merseyside - 1 £42,500 -
Infrastructure Specialist
England

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 15 (68.18%) Windows
3 14 (63.64%) NetApp
3 14 (63.64%) VMware
4 12 (54.55%) SCCM
4 12 (54.55%) SCOM
4 12 (54.55%) Hyper-V
5 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
7 8 (36.36%) EMC
7 8 (36.36%) ITIL
8 7 (31.82%) Cisco
8 7 (31.82%) SAN
9 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (27.27%) Degree
9 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
10 5 (22.73%) SCVMM
10 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
11 4 (18.18%) MCSE
11 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
11 4 (18.18%) HP
11 4 (18.18%) McAfee
11 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
11 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
11 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (18.18%) EMC NetWorker
11 4 (18.18%) SCDPM
11 4 (18.18%) NAS
11 4 (18.18%) Forefront Identity Manager

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
2 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.55%) Lync
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Office 365
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) SAN
2 4 (18.18%) NAS
3 3 (13.64%) Firewall
3 3 (13.64%) Network Security
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.64%) Symmetrix DMX
2 3 (13.64%) Replication
2 3 (13.64%) CLARiiON
2 3 (13.64%) EMC Centera
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.64%) Solaris
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Project Management
2 3 (13.64%) Change Management
2 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
2 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
2 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
2 3 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (13.64%) Line Management
3 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) MCSE
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) Hyper-V
2 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 3 (13.64%) Firmware
3 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.09%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 12 (54.55%) SCCM
1 12 (54.55%) SCOM
2 5 (22.73%) SCVMM
3 4 (18.18%) SCDPM
3 4 (18.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (18.18%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (4.55%) SCSM
4 1 (4.55%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 14 (63.64%) NetApp
2 14 (63.64%) VMware
3 8 (36.36%) EMC
4 7 (31.82%) Cisco
5 4 (18.18%) McAfee
5 4 (18.18%) HP
6 3 (13.64%) Oracle
6 3 (13.64%) Juniper
6 3 (13.64%) CA
7 1 (4.55%) SAP
Cheadle, Cheshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £28500.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago