The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Operations Specialist role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Infrastructure Operations Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Operations Specialist
Rank 887 901 870
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -31
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Operations Specialist 6 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.005% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.006% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 3
Average salary £37,875 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.72% -31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £37,875 £27,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+37.72% -31.25%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Infrastructure Operations Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Infrastructure Operations Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Operations Specialist
Salary Trend

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

Infrastructure Operations Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Operations Specialist
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Operations Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Cardiff - 4 - -
South Wales - 4 - -
Wales - 4 - -
England 0 2 £37,875 +37.72%
South East - 2 £37,875 -
Reading - 1 £32,500 -
Winchester - 1 £43,250 -
Berkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £43,250 -

Infrastructure Operations Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Infrastructure Operations 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 Operations Specialist in their job title.

1 9 (75.00%) ITIL
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) SAN
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco
3 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (50.00%) VMware ESX
4 5 (41.67%) EMC VMAX
5 4 (33.33%) Avaya
5 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (33.33%) Change Management
5 4 (33.33%) SCCM
5 4 (33.33%) SolarWinds
5 4 (33.33%) F5
5 4 (33.33%) Service Management
5 4 (33.33%) Nortel
6 3 (25.00%) SLA
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (16.67%) EMC
7 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
8 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 1 (8.33%) MCP
8 1 (8.33%) MCSE
8 1 (8.33%) MCSA
8 1 (8.33%) LAN
8 1 (8.33%) WAN
8 1 (8.33%) Unisys
8 1 (8.33%) NAS

Infrastructure Operations Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Infrastructure Operations 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 Operations Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) NAS
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) EMC VNX
2 1 (8.33%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Service Management
2 4 (33.33%) Change Management
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCP
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) MCSA
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) MCTS
1 1 (8.33%) MCITP
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
1 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 4 (33.33%) F5
2 4 (33.33%) Nortel
2 4 (33.33%) Avaya
3 2 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) Unisys
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft