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 2 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 787 797 852
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +55
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 153 190 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 132 148 129
Median salary £50,000 £44,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,533 £29,100 £39,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+0.61% -4.11%

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
99119 108062 116837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.24% 96.46% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 83362 88174 94782
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 -32 137 £50,000 +13.63% 11
London +17 61 £60,000 - 4
South West +28 34 £39,421 -2.06% 1
Wiltshire +31 32 £39,421 -2.06% 1
Swindon +21 32 £39,421 +6.54% 1
South East +6 20 £41,000 -7.86% 4
City of London +44 13 £60,000 -4.00% 3
Scotland +11 11 £50,000 -13.04%
Edinburgh +12 10 £50,000 -13.04%
East of England +3 9 £46,250 +2.77%
Hertfordshire +14 7 £52,500 +14.13%
Hampshire +2 7 £41,000 -7.86% 2
North West +3 5 £37,500 +10.29%
Portsmouth -5 5 £41,000 -7.86% 2
Surrey -7 5 £47,500 - 1
West Midlands -11 5 £39,500 +31.66%
Manchester -1 4 £37,500 +13.63%
Caerphilly +18 3 £68,500 +185.41%
Wales +7 3 £68,500 +185.41%
South Wales +6 3 £68,500 +185.41%
Reading +14 2 £53,000 +127.06%
Berkshire +13 2 £53,000 +127.06%
Oxfordshire +4 2 - - 1
Yorkshire 0 2 £37,000 +13.84% 2
Abingdon -22 2 - - 1
Taunton - 2 £30,000 -
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £40,000 -
Uxbridge - 2 £50,000 -
West Malling - 2 £25,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 £39,500 -

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 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.

1 158 (53.56%) Windows
2 143 (48.47%) Active Directory
3 134 (45.42%) VMware
4 121 (41.02%) Windows Server
5 104 (35.25%) Microsoft
6 88 (29.83%) VMware Infrastructure
7 80 (27.12%) Finance
8 68 (23.05%) ITIL
9 65 (22.03%) Cisco
10 64 (21.69%) Citrix
11 57 (19.32%) MS Exchange
11 57 (19.32%) Skype for Business
12 56 (18.98%) DNS
13 54 (18.31%) Microsoft Certification
14 52 (17.63%) SCCM
15 50 (16.95%) NetApp
15 50 (16.95%) SQL Server
16 47 (15.93%) Windows Server 2008
17 46 (15.59%) IBM
17 46 (15.59%) SAN
18 45 (15.25%) Data Centre
19 43 (14.58%) PowerShell
19 43 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
20 41 (13.90%) MCSE
20 41 (13.90%) Microsoft App-V
20 41 (13.90%) XenDesktop
21 40 (13.56%) DHCP
22 39 (13.22%) Linux
22 39 (13.22%) XenApp
22 39 (13.22%) vSphere

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 57 (19.32%) MS Exchange
1 57 (19.32%) Skype for Business
2 38 (12.88%) SharePoint
3 24 (8.14%) WebSphere
4 22 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2013
5 19 (6.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (5.08%) SharePoint 2010
6 15 (5.08%) SharePoint 2013
6 15 (5.08%) WebSphere Application Server
7 13 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (4.07%) BizTalk Server
8 12 (4.07%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
9 10 (3.39%) IIS
9 10 (3.39%) WebSphere Process Server
10 8 (2.71%) IBM HTTP Server
11 6 (2.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (1.69%) GeoServer
13 3 (1.02%) Moodle
14 2 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
15 1 (0.34%) Apache
Applications
1 31 (10.51%) MS Excel
2 17 (5.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.02%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 29 (9.83%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (9.15%) Office 365
3 15 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (3.73%) IBM SmartCloud
5 7 (2.37%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (1.69%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.02%) IaaS
7 3 (1.02%) SaaS
8 1 (0.34%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 56 (18.98%) DNS
2 46 (15.59%) SAN
3 40 (13.56%) DHCP
4 28 (9.49%) NAS
4 28 (9.49%) TCP/IP
5 25 (8.47%) LAN
6 24 (8.14%) WAN
7 22 (7.46%) Firewall
8 19 (6.44%) VoIP
8 19 (6.44%) VPN
9 14 (4.75%) NetScaler
10 10 (3.39%) HTTP
11 9 (3.05%) SSL
11 9 (3.05%) Wireless
12 8 (2.71%) LDAP
13 6 (2.03%) Telepresence
13 6 (2.03%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (2.03%) Wireless Security
14 5 (1.69%) iSCSI
14 5 (1.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (16.95%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (3.73%) DB2
4 5 (1.69%) Big Data
4 5 (1.69%) GIS
5 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.34%) MySQL
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (0.68%) AdminStudio
1 2 (0.68%) JIRA
1 2 (0.68%) MSI
2 1 (0.34%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.34%) Jasmine
2 1 (0.34%) JBehave
2 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.34%) JUnit
2 1 (0.34%) Selenium
General
1 80 (27.12%) Finance
2 26 (8.81%) Banking
3 19 (6.44%) Law
4 18 (6.10%) Retail
5 14 (4.75%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.03%) Advertising
6 6 (2.03%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.02%) Legal
8 2 (0.68%) Games
8 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.47%) Middleware
2 23 (7.80%) Web Services
2 23 (7.80%) WebSphere MQ
3 14 (4.75%) IBM Integration Bus
4 11 (3.73%) ISPF
5 10 (3.39%) J2EE
6 4 (1.36%) LAMP
7 3 (1.02%) .NET
8 2 (0.68%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.68%) XML
8 2 (0.68%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 45 (15.25%) Data Centre
2 39 (13.22%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (5.76%) EMC VNX
4 16 (5.42%) PKI
5 13 (4.41%) EMC VMAX
5 13 (4.41%) EMC VNXe
6 11 (3.73%) Clustering
6 11 (3.73%) Mainframe
7 9 (3.05%) Replication
8 8 (2.71%) HACMP
9 7 (2.37%) Blackberry
10 6 (2.03%) Computer Science
10 6 (2.03%) Hedge funds
11 5 (1.69%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.36%) DataPower
13 3 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
13 3 (1.02%) FMCG
14 2 (0.68%) iSeries
14 2 (0.68%) PMI
14 2 (0.68%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 158 (53.56%) Windows
2 121 (41.02%) Windows Server
3 47 (15.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (13.22%) Linux
6 24 (8.14%) Unix
7 16 (5.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (5.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (4.75%) Windows 7
9 12 (4.07%) AIX
9 12 (4.07%) Windows 8
10 10 (3.39%) zOS
11 8 (2.71%) Windows 10
12 5 (1.69%) Windows Vista
13 4 (1.36%) Debian
14 3 (1.02%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.68%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.68%) OS/400
16 1 (0.34%) CentOS
16 1 (0.34%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (23.05%) ITIL
2 24 (8.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 24 (8.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (7.12%) Service Delivery
3 21 (7.12%) SOA
4 19 (6.44%) Project Management
5 17 (5.76%) Validation
6 15 (5.08%) High Availability
6 15 (5.08%) Load Balancing
6 15 (5.08%) Performance Management
6 15 (5.08%) Problem Management
7 14 (4.75%) Server Virtualisation
8 13 (4.41%) Service Management
9 12 (4.07%) Asset Management
9 12 (4.07%) Process Management
10 11 (3.73%) Application Performance Management
11 10 (3.39%) ITSM
12 9 (3.05%) Business Transformation
12 9 (3.05%) Change Control
12 9 (3.05%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (14.58%) PowerShell
2 32 (10.85%) SQL
3 11 (3.73%) Python
4 10 (3.39%) JCL
5 6 (2.03%) Perl
6 5 (1.69%) VB
6 5 (1.69%) VBScript
7 4 (1.36%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.68%) Java
8 2 (0.68%) KiXtart
8 2 (0.68%) Ruby
9 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 54 (18.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (13.90%) MCSE
3 32 (10.85%) Degree
4 26 (8.81%) CCA
4 26 (8.81%) Citrix Certification
5 24 (8.14%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (7.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 16 (5.42%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (4.75%) MCSA
9 12 (4.07%) CCNA
9 12 (4.07%) MCITP
10 10 (3.39%) MCP
10 10 (3.39%) MCTS
11 9 (3.05%) VCP5
12 8 (2.71%) CCNP
13 7 (2.37%) Security Cleared
14 6 (2.03%) CCDA
15 5 (1.69%) CCDP
15 5 (1.69%) SC Cleared
16 4 (1.36%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.73%) SLA
2 2 (0.68%) ISO15022
2 2 (0.68%) ISO20022
2 2 (0.68%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.34%) COBIT
3 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 143 (48.47%) Active Directory
2 88 (29.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (13.90%) Microsoft App-V
3 41 (13.90%) XenDesktop
4 39 (13.22%) vSphere
4 39 (13.22%) XenApp
5 29 (9.83%) Hyper-V
6 22 (7.46%) VMware ESX
7 16 (5.42%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (4.41%) XenServer
9 11 (3.73%) Firmware
10 10 (3.39%) Time Sharing Option
11 8 (2.71%) PowerHA
12 5 (1.69%) NFS
13 4 (1.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (1.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (1.02%) Postfix
14 3 (1.02%) Terminal Server
14 3 (1.02%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 52 (17.63%) SCCM
2 30 (10.17%) SCOM
3 25 (8.47%) Tivoli
4 12 (4.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 10 (3.39%) SCOrch
6 8 (2.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 6 (2.03%) Control-M
7 6 (2.03%) Simpana
8 5 (1.69%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 5 (1.69%) Tivoli NetView
8 5 (1.69%) vMotion
8 5 (1.69%) WSUS
9 4 (1.36%) OPNET
9 4 (1.36%) Puppet
10 3 (1.02%) HP Data Protector
10 3 (1.02%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.68%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 2 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.68%) MAILsweeper
11 2 (0.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 134 (45.42%) VMware
2 104 (35.25%) Microsoft
3 65 (22.03%) Cisco
4 64 (21.69%) Citrix
5 50 (16.95%) NetApp
6 46 (15.59%) IBM
7 30 (10.17%) HP
8 25 (8.47%) EMC
9 24 (8.14%) CommVault
10 21 (7.12%) Nimble Storage
11 20 (6.78%) Oracle
12 12 (4.07%) Dell
13 11 (3.73%) Red Hat
14 10 (3.39%) SAP
15 9 (3.05%) Juniper
16 8 (2.71%) Intel Security
16 8 (2.71%) LANDesk
17 6 (2.03%) BMC
17 6 (2.03%) F5
17 6 (2.03%) Palo Alto
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