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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 248 241 241
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 5 4 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.067% 0.058% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.061% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 19
Average salary £50,000 £41,250 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £40,250 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £42,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
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
7009 6587 7335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.42% 94.89% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 6017 5631 6429
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £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 £38,500
% 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 25 November 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 25 November 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
(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 4 £50,750 +26.87% 1
Merseyside +16 1 £50,000 +17.64%
Infrastructure Specialist
England

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 10 (58.82%) ITIL
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco
1 10 (58.82%) EMC
1 10 (58.82%) SAN
1 10 (58.82%) NetApp
2 9 (52.94%) Asset Management
2 9 (52.94%) NAS
2 9 (52.94%) Symmetrix DMX
2 9 (52.94%) CLARiiON
2 9 (52.94%) EMC Centera
2 9 (52.94%) Firmware
2 9 (52.94%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (52.94%) Replication
2 9 (52.94%) Degree
2 9 (52.94%) Computer Science
2 9 (52.94%) SLA
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) Windows
3 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (29.41%) SCDPM
4 5 (29.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (29.41%) Office 365
4 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (29.41%) SCCM
4 5 (29.41%) SCOM
4 5 (29.41%) SCVMM
4 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
4 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 3 (17.65%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (17.65%) Lync
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Office 365
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) SAN
2 9 (52.94%) NAS
3 3 (17.65%) Unified Communications
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall
4 1 (5.88%) LDAP
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Replication
1 9 (52.94%) CLARiiON
1 9 (52.94%) EMC Centera
1 9 (52.94%) Computer Science
1 9 (52.94%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
1 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) ITIL
2 9 (52.94%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (52.94%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Degree
2 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (17.65%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Firmware
2 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
3 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.88%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) SCCM
1 5 (29.41%) SCOM
1 5 (29.41%) SCVMM
1 5 (29.41%) SCDPM
1 5 (29.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.88%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco
1 10 (58.82%) EMC
1 10 (58.82%) NetApp
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £33500.00 per annum + benefits
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