The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Infrastructure Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 768 833 842
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 109 125 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 87 106 114
Median salary £41,000 £43,250 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.20% +2.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,600
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,241 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.93% +5.60%

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
87588 102541 110850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 72774 85459 91721
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Infrastructure Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

Infrastructure Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Specialist
Salary Trend

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

Infrastructure Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Specialist
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 within the UK.

Infrastructure Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +55 103 £41,000 -6.01% 10
South East +65 38 £41,000 -5.20% 3
Hampshire +8 24 £41,000 -5.20% 2
London +71 23 £56,250 -2.17%
Portsmouth +19 22 £41,000 -2.38%
West Midlands -1 16 £34,500 -25.40% 1
Birmingham -9 12 £32,500 -36.58%
Oxfordshire +31 8 £32,500 -31.57%
City of London +22 8 £55,000 -6.38%
North West -16 8 £44,000 +57.14% 1
Yorkshire +11 7 £34,375 +2.99% 3
West Yorkshire +31 6 £35,000 -16.91% 1
West Sussex +26 5 £37,500 -
East of England +3 4 - -
South West -3 4 £40,000 -3.03%
Manchester -30 4 £40,750 +45.53%
Oxford - 4 £32,500 -
Leeds +16 3 £22,500 -30.76%
Hertfordshire +9 3 - -
Bristol +1 3 £44,000 +2.32%
Cardiff - 3 £40,000 -
South Wales - 3 £40,000 -
Wales - 3 £40,000 -
Bicester - 3 - -
Worthing - 3 £37,500 -
Cheshire +13 2 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Knutsford +8 2 £45,000 +12.50%
East Midlands +2 2 £46,250 +36.02% 1
Bradford -9 2 £35,000 -30.00%
Merseyside - 2 £44,000 -

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, Infrastructure Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

1 103 (49.76%) VMware
2 100 (48.31%) Windows
3 80 (38.65%) Active Directory
4 74 (35.75%) Windows Server
5 68 (32.85%) Microsoft
6 57 (27.54%) VMware Infrastructure
7 54 (26.09%) ITIL
8 50 (24.15%) Linux
9 46 (22.22%) Citrix
9 46 (22.22%) Data Centre
10 45 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
11 43 (20.77%) SAN
12 39 (18.84%) Windows Server 2012
13 38 (18.36%) NetApp
13 38 (18.36%) MS Exchange
14 36 (17.39%) Cisco
15 35 (16.91%) SCCM
16 33 (15.94%) Problem Management
17 32 (15.46%) SQL
18 31 (14.98%) Service Management
18 31 (14.98%) Service Delivery
18 31 (14.98%) Continuous Improvement
19 30 (14.49%) Unix
20 29 (14.01%) Office 365
21 28 (13.53%) Microsoft Azure
21 28 (13.53%) SQL Server
21 28 (13.53%) WAN
22 26 (12.56%) DNS
23 25 (12.08%) MS Excel
23 25 (12.08%) Hyper-V

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (18.36%) MS Exchange
2 15 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (6.76%) IIS
3 14 (6.76%) SharePoint
4 11 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.93%) Apache
6 3 (1.45%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.97%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.97%) Confluence
7 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.97%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.97%) SAS
7 2 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.48%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.48%) JBoss
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 25 (12.08%) MS Excel
2 21 (10.14%) MS Office
3 5 (2.42%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 29 (14.01%) Office 365
2 28 (13.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (7.25%) IaaS
4 11 (5.31%) PaaS
5 9 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 43 (20.77%) SAN
2 28 (13.53%) WAN
3 26 (12.56%) DNS
4 24 (11.59%) Firewall
5 23 (11.11%) LAN
6 17 (8.21%) DHCP
7 12 (5.80%) VLAN
8 10 (4.83%) TCP/IP
9 9 (4.35%) VPN
10 7 (3.38%) Network Security
11 6 (2.90%) NAS
11 6 (2.90%) SSL
11 6 (2.90%) Unified Communications
11 6 (2.90%) Wireless
12 5 (2.42%) Internet
12 5 (2.42%) MPLS
12 5 (2.42%) NetScaler
12 5 (2.42%) VoIP
13 4 (1.93%) FTP
13 4 (1.93%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.53%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (2.90%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (2.42%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.42%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.93%) DB2
6 3 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (1.45%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.45%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.48%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (0.97%) FishEye
1 2 (0.97%) JIRA
1 2 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.48%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.48%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (9.18%) Finance
2 6 (2.90%) Law
2 6 (2.90%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.93%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.45%) Banking
5 2 (0.97%) Advertising
5 2 (0.97%) Back Office
5 2 (0.97%) Billing
6 1 (0.48%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.93%) SAP Basis
1 4 (1.93%) X-Windows
2 3 (1.45%) Web Services
3 2 (0.97%) .NET
3 2 (0.97%) J2EE
4 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.48%) CSS
4 1 (0.48%) HTML
4 1 (0.48%) Middleware
4 1 (0.48%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 24 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (11.11%) CMDB
4 17 (8.21%) Clustering
5 14 (6.76%) HACMP
6 11 (5.31%) NHS
6 11 (5.31%) Video Conferencing
7 10 (4.83%) PKI
8 7 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.42%) Computer Science
9 5 (2.42%) Fat Client
9 5 (2.42%) Management Information System
9 5 (2.42%) Private Cloud
9 5 (2.42%) Thin Client
10 4 (1.93%) EMC VNX
10 4 (1.93%) Mobile Computing
11 3 (1.45%) Fintech
11 3 (1.45%) Online Banking
12 2 (0.97%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.97%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 100 (48.31%) Windows
2 74 (35.75%) Windows Server
3 50 (24.15%) Linux
4 45 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (18.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (14.49%) Unix
7 17 (8.21%) AIX
8 16 (7.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (6.76%) Windows 7
10 13 (6.28%) Solaris
10 13 (6.28%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (5.31%) OpenVMS
12 6 (2.90%) Windows 10
12 6 (2.90%) Windows 8
13 5 (2.42%) Windows XP
14 4 (1.93%) Mac OS X
15 3 (1.45%) HPUX
16 2 (0.97%) CentOS
16 2 (0.97%) VyOS
16 2 (0.97%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (26.09%) ITIL
2 33 (15.94%) Problem Management
3 31 (14.98%) Continuous Improvement
3 31 (14.98%) Service Delivery
3 31 (14.98%) Service Management
4 23 (11.11%) Line Management
5 21 (10.14%) High Availability
6 18 (8.70%) ITSM
7 16 (7.73%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (7.73%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (6.76%) Migration
9 13 (6.28%) PRINCE2
10 12 (5.80%) Data Protection
10 12 (5.80%) Service Design
11 11 (5.31%) Programme Management
12 9 (4.35%) Project Management
13 8 (3.86%) Configuration Management
13 8 (3.86%) Data Management
14 7 (3.38%) Change Management
14 7 (3.38%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (15.46%) SQL
2 18 (8.70%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.86%) Perl
4 6 (2.90%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.93%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.45%) Python
7 2 (0.97%) Java
8 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (10.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (7.25%) Degree
3 13 (6.28%) MCSE
4 10 (4.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (3.86%) MCSA
6 6 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.90%) MCITP
7 5 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.93%) CCNA
8 4 (1.93%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.93%) Security Cleared
9 3 (1.45%) CCA
9 3 (1.45%) CCNP
9 3 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.97%) CCIE
10 2 (0.97%) MCTS
11 1 (0.48%) CCAA
11 1 (0.48%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.38%) SLA
2 5 (2.42%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 80 (38.65%) Active Directory
2 57 (27.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (12.08%) Hyper-V
4 17 (8.21%) vSphere
5 8 (3.86%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (3.86%) XenApp
6 6 (2.90%) Terminal Server
7 5 (2.42%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (2.42%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (2.42%) VMware ESX
7 5 (2.42%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.93%) Firmware
8 4 (1.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (1.93%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 4 (1.93%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (1.45%) Docker
10 2 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.97%) Xen
10 2 (0.97%) XenServer
11 1 (0.48%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 35 (16.91%) SCCM
2 12 (5.80%) Puppet
3 10 (4.83%) WSUS
4 8 (3.86%) Red Hat Satellite
5 7 (3.38%) Tivoli
6 6 (2.90%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (2.42%) SCOM
8 4 (1.93%) Casper Suite
8 4 (1.93%) Simpana
8 4 (1.93%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
8 4 (1.93%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 4 (1.93%) Tivoli NetView
9 3 (1.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 3 (1.45%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.97%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.97%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.97%) HP SiteScope
10 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.97%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 103 (49.76%) VMware
2 68 (32.85%) Microsoft
3 46 (22.22%) Citrix
4 38 (18.36%) NetApp
5 36 (17.39%) Cisco
6 21 (10.14%) HP
7 14 (6.76%) Red Hat
8 13 (6.28%) ServiceNow
9 10 (4.83%) CommVault
9 10 (4.83%) IBM
10 9 (4.35%) EMC
11 8 (3.86%) Intel Security
11 8 (3.86%) Veritas
12 7 (3.38%) 3PAR
12 7 (3.38%) Oracle
13 6 (2.90%) CheckPoint
13 6 (2.90%) Riverbed
13 6 (2.90%) Sun
14 5 (2.42%) Juniper
15 4 (1.93%) SAP
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