The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 145 144 139
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 2 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.094% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £125,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% -68.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £44,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -1.12%
Infrastructure Specialist
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1990 2275 2127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.96% 95.75% 94.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1551 1576 1591
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Infrastructure Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Infrastructure Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Infrastructure Specialist
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Infrastructure Specialist Salary Trend in Reading

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) VMware