The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 162 170 150
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -20
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 5 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.15% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 5
Average salary £42,233 £39,000 £40,995
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.28% -4.86%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
Infrastructure Specialist
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3089 3501 2846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.78% 94.88% 94.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1986 2235 1871
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Infrastructure Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Infrastructure Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Infrastructure Specialist
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Infrastructure Specialist Salary Trend in Scotland

Infrastructure Specialist
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Dundee - 2 £42,233 -
Stirling - 2 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £37,000 -
Infrastructure Specialist
UK

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Supplier Management
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (25.00%) Information Governance
4 2 (25.00%) Trac
4 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (25.00%) Low Latency
4 2 (25.00%) Data Governance
4 2 (25.00%) Health Informatics
4 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (25.00%) Opsware
4 2 (25.00%) Open Source
4 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (25.00%) Puppet
4 2 (25.00%) Hudson
4 2 (25.00%) InfiniBand
4 2 (25.00%) GPFS
4 2 (25.00%) Private Cloud

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (25.00%) JBoss
1 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (25.00%) Drupal
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (25.00%) SNMP
1 2 (25.00%) LDAP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) InfiniBand
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (25.00%) Big Data
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) Hudson
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) Trac
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (25.00%) Health Informatics
2 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Grid Computing
2 2 (25.00%) Informatics
2 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (25.00%) Life Science
3 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) CentOS
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Service Management
2 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) Analytics
2 3 (37.50%) Supplier Management
3 2 (25.00%) Information Governance
3 2 (25.00%) Low Latency
3 2 (25.00%) E-business
3 2 (25.00%) Workflow
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) Data Management
3 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Release Management
3 2 (25.00%) Fault Management
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Data Governance
3 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) Perl
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) RHCE
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) GPFS
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Nagios
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
1 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Brocade
2 2 (25.00%) Remedy
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Dell
2 2 (25.00%) Opsware
3 1 (12.50%) Varonis
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec
3 1 (12.50%) McAfee
3 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds