The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 422 423 416
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 28 31 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 25 26 30
Average salary £43,250 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.98% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £140,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £44,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -1.12%
Infrastructure 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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
18287 19931 19929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.42% 97.07% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15671 16283 15778
Average salary £44,000 £40,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.64% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 the South East

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

Infrastructure Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Infrastructure Specialist
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Infrastructure Specialist Salary Trend in the South East

Infrastructure Specialist
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist across the South East region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Infrastructure Specialist Salary Histogram in the South East

Infrastructure Specialist
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist within the South East region over the 3 months to 13 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
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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
Hampshire +27 17 £40,000 -10.11%
Surrey +8 4 £50,000 - 1
Berkshire -1 4 £55,000 +37.50%
West Sussex - 3 £45,000 -
Infrastructure Specialist
England

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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 30 (44.78%) Windows
1 30 (44.78%) Microsoft
2 25 (37.31%) EMC
2 25 (37.31%) SAN
2 25 (37.31%) NAS
2 25 (37.31%) Data Centre
3 23 (34.33%) VMware
4 22 (32.84%) Degree
4 22 (32.84%) Windows Server
5 21 (31.34%) Active Directory
6 20 (29.85%) vSphere
7 19 (28.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (28.36%) EMC VNX
7 19 (28.36%) EMC VNXe
7 19 (28.36%) EMC VMAX
8 17 (25.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (25.37%) Telecoms
9 16 (23.88%) MCSE
10 14 (20.90%) ITIL
10 14 (20.90%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (19.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (16.42%) VMware ESX
12 11 (16.42%) MS Excel
12 11 (16.42%) DNS
12 11 (16.42%) LAN
12 11 (16.42%) WAN
13 10 (14.93%) VCP5
14 9 (13.43%) VMware ESXi
14 9 (13.43%) DHCP
14 9 (13.43%) MS Exchange

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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 9 (13.43%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.96%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.96%) Skype for Business
3 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (16.42%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.96%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 25 (37.31%) NAS
1 25 (37.31%) SAN
2 11 (16.42%) DNS
2 11 (16.42%) LAN
2 11 (16.42%) WAN
3 9 (13.43%) DHCP
4 3 (4.48%) Firewall
4 3 (4.48%) SSL
5 2 (2.99%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (2.99%) MPLS
5 2 (2.99%) VPN
6 1 (1.49%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.49%) IPsec
6 1 (1.49%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.49%) Network Security
6 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 17 (25.37%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.99%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) EDI
1 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (37.31%) Data Centre
2 19 (28.36%) EMC VMAX
2 19 (28.36%) EMC VNX
2 19 (28.36%) EMC VNXe
3 8 (11.94%) FMCG
4 4 (5.97%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.97%) HACMP
5 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.49%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 30 (44.78%) Windows
2 22 (32.84%) Windows Server
3 9 (13.43%) Linux
4 7 (10.45%) Windows 7
4 7 (10.45%) Windows 8
4 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (8.96%) Unix
6 4 (5.97%) AIX
7 2 (2.99%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.90%) Disaster Recovery
1 14 (20.90%) ITIL
2 8 (11.94%) Change Management
2 8 (11.94%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (11.94%) Information Security
2 8 (11.94%) Service Management
3 7 (10.45%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (8.96%) High Availability
4 6 (8.96%) ITSM
4 6 (8.96%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (8.96%) TOGAF
5 5 (7.46%) Project Management
6 4 (5.97%) Asset Management
6 4 (5.97%) Problem Management
6 4 (5.97%) Server Building
6 4 (5.97%) Software Delivery
7 2 (2.99%) Migration
7 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.49%) ETL
8 1 (1.49%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.94%) PowerShell
2 7 (10.45%) SQL
3 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (32.84%) Degree
2 17 (25.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (23.88%) MCSE
4 13 (19.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (14.93%) VCP5
6 6 (8.96%) MCSA
7 2 (2.99%) CCA
7 2 (2.99%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.99%) MCP
7 2 (2.99%) RHCT
8 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.49%) MCITP
8 1 (1.49%) RHCE
8 1 (1.49%) RHCSA
System Software
1 21 (31.34%) Active Directory
2 20 (29.85%) vSphere
3 19 (28.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (16.42%) VMware ESX
5 9 (13.43%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (10.45%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.99%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.99%) XenServer
8 1 (1.49%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) SCCM
2 4 (5.97%) Tivoli
2 4 (5.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.99%) MAILsweeper
3 2 (2.99%) SCOM
3 2 (2.99%) vRealize
4 1 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (44.78%) Microsoft
2 25 (37.31%) EMC
3 23 (34.33%) VMware
4 8 (11.94%) Cisco
4 8 (11.94%) Sun
5 6 (8.96%) HP
5 6 (8.96%) Oracle
6 5 (7.46%) Citrix
7 4 (5.97%) NetApp
7 4 (5.97%) Sophos
8 2 (2.99%) CommVault
8 2 (2.99%) Intel Security
8 2 (2.99%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.49%) SEEBURGER