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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 221 222 249
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +27
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 17 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.24% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.25% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 3
Average salary £30,000 £44,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.58% +36.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £33,500 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £60,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.77% +20.71%
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
5786 6434 6906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.96% 95.25% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4635 5186 5868
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +3 10 £40,000 -33.33% 2
Manchester +21 7 £30,000 -35.48%
Merseyside +4 2 £30,000 -10.44%
Lancashire - 2 £30,000 -
Infrastructure Specialist
England

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 35 (85.37%) Microsoft
1 35 (85.37%) VMware
2 30 (73.17%) Windows
3 23 (56.10%) NetApp
4 21 (51.22%) MS Exchange
4 21 (51.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (48.78%) SCCM
6 18 (43.90%) SCOM
6 18 (43.90%) Hyper-V
7 15 (36.59%) ITIL
8 14 (34.15%) Cisco
9 12 (29.27%) MS Excel
10 11 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (24.39%) Exchange Server 2007
11 10 (24.39%) Change Management
11 10 (24.39%) MS Office
11 10 (24.39%) Oracle
11 10 (24.39%) HP
12 8 (19.51%) EMC
12 8 (19.51%) McAfee
12 8 (19.51%) EMC NetWorker
13 6 (14.63%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (14.63%) Project Management
13 6 (14.63%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
14 5 (12.20%) Solaris
14 5 (12.20%) SAN
14 5 (12.20%) Firewall
14 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (12.20%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 21 (51.22%) MS Exchange
2 10 (24.39%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.44%) IIS
5 1 (2.44%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (29.27%) MS Excel
2 10 (24.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Mimecast
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) SAN
1 5 (12.20%) Firewall
2 4 (9.76%) Network Security
3 3 (7.32%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (4.88%) 4G
4 2 (4.88%) MPLS
4 2 (4.88%) ADSL
4 2 (4.88%) ISDN
4 2 (4.88%) WAN
5 1 (2.44%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.44%) NAS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MSI
General
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.88%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.44%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 30 (73.17%) Windows
2 21 (51.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (12.20%) Solaris
3 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (12.20%) Windows 7
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (7.32%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.44%) Linux
6 1 (2.44%) AIX
6 1 (2.44%) HPUX
6 1 (2.44%) UNIX
6 1 (2.44%) SUSE
6 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) ITIL
2 10 (24.39%) Change Management
3 6 (14.63%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (14.63%) Project Management
4 4 (9.76%) Incident Management
4 4 (9.76%) Problem Management
5 3 (7.32%) Line Management
6 2 (4.88%) Network Architecture
6 2 (4.88%) Project Planning
6 2 (4.88%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.88%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.88%) Service Management
6 2 (4.88%) BCP
6 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) R
1 2 (4.88%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) Python
2 1 (2.44%) C
2 1 (2.44%) Perl
2 1 (2.44%) AWK
2 1 (2.44%) sed
2 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (9.76%) Degree
2 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.88%) MCSE
4 1 (2.44%) CCNA
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.44%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (43.90%) Hyper-V
2 11 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.88%) vSphere
5 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.44%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 20 (48.78%) SCCM
2 18 (43.90%) SCOM
3 8 (19.51%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (7.32%) Backup Exec
4 3 (7.32%) SCDPM
5 2 (4.88%) SCVMM
6 1 (2.44%) SCOrch
6 1 (2.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (2.44%) SCSM
Vendors
1 35 (85.37%) Microsoft
1 35 (85.37%) VMware
2 23 (56.10%) NetApp
3 14 (34.15%) Cisco
4 10 (24.39%) Oracle
4 10 (24.39%) HP
5 8 (19.51%) EMC
5 8 (19.51%) McAfee
6 4 (9.76%) CA
6 4 (9.76%) Juniper
7 2 (4.88%) Veeam
7 2 (4.88%) Sophos
7 2 (4.88%) Dell
8 1 (2.44%) SAP
8 1 (2.44%) Symantec
8 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.44%) Wyse
8 1 (2.44%) 3PAR
Runcorn, Cheshire
Ricoh
Salary: £40k plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Ricoh
Salary: £40k plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago