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 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 141 - 129
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 6 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.26% - 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% - 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 9
Average salary £23,341 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.77% +20.71%
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
2124 2143 2054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.40% 92.61% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1536 1564 1667
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,936 £29,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist across the Reading region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Infrastructure Specialist Salary Histogram in Reading

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Windows XP
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
1 8 (88.89%) TCP/IP
1 8 (88.89%) Windows 7
2 5 (55.56%) QA
2 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
2 5 (55.56%) DV Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) Application Packaging
2 5 (55.56%) HP
2 5 (55.56%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 2000
2 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (55.56%) VB
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) Symantec
4 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 3 (33.33%) LAN
4 3 (33.33%) DHCP
4 3 (33.33%) MS Office
4 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 3 (33.33%) Client/Server
4 3 (33.33%) Backup Exec
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) Migration
4 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) DHCP
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Windows XP
1 8 (88.89%) Windows 7
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 2000
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 3 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) E-business
3 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
3 1 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) VB
2 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) DV Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA
2 3 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 3 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) Symantec
4 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) Varonis
5 1 (11.11%) McAfee