The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Support 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 Support Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Support Specialist
Rank 235 245 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Specialist 9 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.057% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.060% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 0
Average salary £33,000 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £26,750 £47,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-43.68% +46.15%
Infrastructure Support 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
6097 6707 7078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.27% 95.51% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4868 5411 5954
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support Specialist in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Infrastructure Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support Specialist across the North West region.

Infrastructure Support Specialist Salary Trend in the North West

Infrastructure Support 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 Support Specialist within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 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
Manchester - 9 £33,000 -
Infrastructure Support Specialist
England

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Infrastructure Support 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 Support Specialist in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) ITIL
3 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (58.33%) Oracle
4 7 (58.33%) MS Office
4 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
4 7 (58.33%) Cisco
4 7 (58.33%) Change Management
5 6 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (50.00%) NetApp
6 5 (41.67%) HP
6 5 (41.67%) Windows
7 4 (33.33%) SAN
8 2 (16.67%) Solaris
9 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (8.33%) sed
9 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (8.33%) NCDA
9 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (8.33%) Retail
9 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
9 1 (8.33%) Derivative
9 1 (8.33%) Degree
9 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
9 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
9 1 (8.33%) Network Security
9 1 (8.33%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Infrastructure Support 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 Support Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Office
1 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
General
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Derivative
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) AIX
3 1 (8.33%) HPUX
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) SUSE
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 7 (58.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) sed
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) Perl
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) AWK
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (8.33%) NCDA
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) Oracle
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco
4 6 (50.00%) NetApp
5 5 (41.67%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) CA
6 1 (8.33%) Juniper
6 1 (8.33%) Red Hat