The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Designer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Infrastructure Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Designer
Rank 835 820 867
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +47
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Designer 43 73 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.071% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.075% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 38 64 15
Average salary £49,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £44,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £90,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £50,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +2.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Infrastructure Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Infrastructure Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Designer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Designer within the UK.

Infrastructure Designer Salary Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Designer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Designer over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 within the UK.

Infrastructure Designer Salary Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Designer
Top 21 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 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
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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
England -34 43 £49,500 -10.00% 5
South East -20 14 £29,025 -41.95% 3
East Midlands +13 12 £49,000 - 1
Northamptonshire -9 12 £49,000 - 1
Northampton -13 11 £49,000 - 1
Worthing - 9 £28,500 - 2
West Sussex - 9 £28,500 - 2
North West -6 6 £67,500 -3.57%
Southampton -2 5 £61,500 +11.81%
Hampshire -19 5 £61,500 +23.00%
South West -10 3 - -
Manchester -11 3 £67,500 -3.57%
Cheshire - 3 £67,500 -
Gloucestershire - 3 - -
West Midlands -11 2 £46,250 -7.50%
Yorkshire -14 2 £50,000 +17.64%
London -33 2 £57,500 -17.85% 1
Leeds - 2 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £50,000 -
Coventry -10 1 £47,500 -5.00%
Knutsford - 1 £67,500 -

Infrastructure Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Infrastructure Designer 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 Designer in their job title.

1 100 (88.50%) Windows
2 53 (46.90%) Linux
3 50 (44.25%) UNIX
4 46 (40.71%) SAN
5 41 (36.28%) Cisco
6 38 (33.63%) MySQL
7 35 (30.97%) WAN
7 35 (30.97%) Middleware
8 34 (30.09%) Internet
8 34 (30.09%) Finance
9 33 (29.20%) IBM
9 33 (29.20%) Tomcat
10 32 (28.32%) Mainframe
10 32 (28.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 32 (28.32%) Tandem
10 32 (28.32%) IBM Mainframe
11 31 (27.43%) Open Source
11 31 (27.43%) LAN
12 30 (26.55%) Oracle
12 30 (26.55%) Risk Analysis
12 30 (26.55%) Problem Management
13 29 (25.66%) Apache
14 28 (24.78%) Clustering
15 26 (23.01%) Agile Software Development
16 25 (22.12%) Google
16 25 (22.12%) Java
16 25 (22.12%) Google Apps
16 25 (22.12%) OpenStack
17 24 (21.24%) Microsoft
18 22 (19.47%) Load Balancing

Infrastructure Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Infrastructure Designer 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 Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (29.20%) Tomcat
2 29 (25.66%) Apache
3 25 (22.12%) OpenStack
4 13 (11.50%) MS Exchange
5 11 (9.73%) Office Communications Server
5 11 (9.73%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (9.73%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.77%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (9.73%) MS Office
2 5 (4.42%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 25 (22.12%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.88%) IaaS
2 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (40.71%) SAN
2 35 (30.97%) WAN
3 34 (30.09%) Internet
4 31 (27.43%) LAN
5 12 (10.62%) NAS
6 7 (6.19%) Firewall
7 4 (3.54%) MPLS
7 4 (3.54%) OSPF
7 4 (3.54%) BGP
7 4 (3.54%) VPN
7 4 (3.54%) VoIP
7 4 (3.54%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.77%) Network Security
8 2 (1.77%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (33.63%) MySQL
2 16 (14.16%) SQL Server
3 11 (9.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (9.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 34 (30.09%) Finance
2 4 (3.54%) Military
2 4 (3.54%) Games
3 3 (2.65%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (30.97%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 32 (28.32%) Mainframe
1 32 (28.32%) Tandem
1 32 (28.32%) IBM Mainframe
2 31 (27.43%) Open Source
3 28 (24.78%) Clustering
4 5 (4.42%) Replication
5 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 100 (88.50%) Windows
2 53 (46.90%) Linux
3 50 (44.25%) UNIX
4 21 (18.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (17.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (9.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (28.32%) Stakeholder Management
2 30 (26.55%) Risk Analysis
2 30 (26.55%) Problem Management
3 26 (23.01%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (19.47%) Load Balancing
5 16 (14.16%) Technical Architecture
6 15 (13.27%) Project Management
7 14 (12.39%) Service Delivery
8 11 (9.73%) Change Control
9 6 (5.31%) High Availability
10 5 (4.42%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (4.42%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (4.42%) Business Continuity
10 5 (4.42%) Service Management
11 4 (3.54%) Risk Management
11 4 (3.54%) ITIL
11 4 (3.54%) Validation
11 4 (3.54%) Software Engineering
11 4 (3.54%) Business Development
11 4 (3.54%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.12%) Java
2 4 (3.54%) Python
2 4 (3.54%) Perl
2 4 (3.54%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.77%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (6.19%) MCSE
2 5 (4.42%) DV Cleared
2 5 (4.42%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.54%) RHCE
3 4 (3.54%) CCNA
4 3 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (2.65%) CCNP
5 2 (1.77%) CCIE
5 2 (1.77%) CCDP
5 2 (1.77%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (1.77%) MCP
5 2 (1.77%) MCSD
5 2 (1.77%) MCDBA
5 2 (1.77%) MCITP
5 2 (1.77%) MCPD
5 2 (1.77%) CCDE
5 2 (1.77%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.77%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 20 (17.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (16.81%) Active Directory
3 13 (11.50%) XenServer
4 12 (10.62%) XenApp
5 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (4.42%) Hyperic
2 4 (3.54%) Puppet
2 4 (3.54%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 41 (36.28%) Cisco
2 33 (29.20%) IBM
3 30 (26.55%) Oracle
4 25 (22.12%) Google
5 24 (21.24%) Microsoft
6 21 (18.58%) VMware
7 20 (17.70%) Citrix
8 19 (16.81%) Red Hat
9 16 (14.16%) NetApp
10 11 (9.73%) AppSense
10 11 (9.73%) HP
10 11 (9.73%) CommVault
11 5 (4.42%) SolarWinds
11 5 (4.42%) Juniper
11 5 (4.42%) Symantec
12 4 (3.54%) Veritas
12 4 (3.54%) CheckPoint
12 4 (3.54%) F5
13 2 (1.77%) Avaya
14 1 (0.88%) hybris
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