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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 155 162 169
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 6 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.20% 0.032% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.034% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -4.49%
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
2834 2973 3227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.55% 95.69% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1850 1899 2108
Average salary £43,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Infrastructure Specialist Salary Histogram 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 10 February 2016. 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
Edinburgh - 3 £41,269 -
Falkirk - 2 £29,500 -
Glasgow -21 1 - -
Infrastructure Specialist
UK

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) ITIL
4 6 (54.55%) VMware
4 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (54.55%) Degree
5 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 5 (45.45%) Linux
5 5 (45.45%) Cisco
5 5 (45.45%) DNS
5 5 (45.45%) DHCP
6 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
6 4 (36.36%) Service Management
6 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
6 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
6 4 (36.36%) Puppet
7 3 (27.27%) Hudson
7 3 (27.27%) Data Governance
7 3 (27.27%) Health Informatics
7 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
7 3 (27.27%) Big Data
7 3 (27.27%) Analytics
7 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
7 3 (27.27%) Information Governance
7 3 (27.27%) Trac
7 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (27.27%) Low Latency

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Apache
2 3 (27.27%) Drupal
2 3 (27.27%) JBoss
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) DHCP
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
2 3 (27.27%) InfiniBand
2 3 (27.27%) LDAP
2 3 (27.27%) SNMP
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) SAN
4 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) Big Data
2 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
2 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Hudson
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
1 3 (27.27%) Trac
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) LAMP
1 3 (27.27%) LAPP Stack
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 3 (27.27%) Grid Computing
2 3 (27.27%) Health Informatics
2 3 (27.27%) Informatics
2 3 (27.27%) Life Science
2 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
2 3 (27.27%) Private Cloud
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) CentOS
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (9.09%) AIX
6 1 (9.09%) OpenVMS
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
2 4 (36.36%) Service Management
3 3 (27.27%) Analytics
3 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (27.27%) Data Governance
3 3 (27.27%) Data Management
3 3 (27.27%) Fault Management
3 3 (27.27%) Information Governance
3 3 (27.27%) Information Security
3 3 (27.27%) Low Latency
3 3 (27.27%) Open Source
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
3 3 (27.27%) Release Management
3 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 3 (27.27%) Workflow
4 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
1 3 (27.27%) Java
1 3 (27.27%) Perl
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) MCSE
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (27.27%) RHCE
3 2 (18.18%) CCNA
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
4 3 (27.27%) GPFS
5 2 (18.18%) vSphere
6 1 (9.09%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Puppet
2 3 (27.27%) Nagios
2 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (27.27%) Tivoli
2 3 (27.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) Brocade
4 3 (27.27%) Dell
4 3 (27.27%) IBM
4 3 (27.27%) Opsware
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) Remedy
5 2 (18.18%) Citrix
6 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds