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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 796 826 810
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -16
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 103 151 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 71 115 160
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,250 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -8.23%

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
92868 105229 112076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 78150 87307 90374
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +24 96 £44,500 -1.11% 7
London +50 37 £52,500 -10.63% 1
South East +16 19 £40,500 -14.73% 4
West Midlands +5 18 £35,000 -6.66%
Birmingham -4 15 - -
Yorkshire +32 8 £39,000 -11.36%
East Midlands +14 7 £44,500 +61.82%
City of London +54 5 £62,500 -
North West +10 5 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Hampshire +9 5 £40,500 -4.70% 3
Oxfordshire -2 5 £28,000 -41.05% 1
North Yorkshire +29 4 £39,000 +30.00%
Surrey +25 4 £87,000 +83.15%
York +17 4 £39,000 -
West Yorkshire +16 4 £52,750 +12.23%
South Wales +6 4 £37,500 -
Wales +2 4 £37,500 -
Abingdon - 4 - -
Portsmouth +9 3 £40,500 +1.25%
Berkshire +5 3 £37,500 +15.38%
Bradford 0 3 £38,000 -24.00%
Caerphilly 0 3 £37,500 -
Manchester -13 3 £47,500 +58.33%
Scotland +15 2 £32,500 -17.96%
Hertfordshire +15 2 £47,500 +26.66%
East of England -7 2 £47,500 +26.66%
Shropshire -8 2 £35,000 -
Winchester - 2 £50,375 - 1
Bracknell - 2 £37,500 -
Leeds +31 1 £67,500 +72.52%

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 105 (47.09%) Windows
2 103 (46.19%) VMware
3 80 (35.87%) Active Directory
4 79 (35.43%) Microsoft
5 76 (34.08%) Windows Server
6 62 (27.80%) VMware Infrastructure
7 53 (23.77%) ITIL
8 52 (23.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 50 (22.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 50 (22.42%) Linux
10 47 (21.08%) Data Centre
11 46 (20.63%) SCCM
12 45 (20.18%) NetApp
13 43 (19.28%) MS Exchange
14 42 (18.83%) SAN
14 42 (18.83%) Citrix
15 41 (18.39%) Cisco
16 40 (17.94%) Finance
17 37 (16.59%) Unix
18 33 (14.80%) PowerShell
19 31 (13.90%) SQL
20 30 (13.45%) Microsoft Azure
21 29 (13.00%) DNS
22 28 (12.56%) Microsoft Certification
23 27 (12.11%) MS Excel
23 27 (12.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 26 (11.66%) vSphere
24 26 (11.66%) Degree
24 26 (11.66%) MS Office
24 26 (11.66%) HP

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 43 (19.28%) MS Exchange
2 18 (8.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (6.73%) SharePoint
4 10 (4.48%) Skype for Business
5 8 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (3.14%) IIS
7 5 (2.24%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.24%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (1.79%) SAS
8 4 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.79%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.35%) Apache
9 3 (1.35%) GeoServer
9 3 (1.35%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.90%) Commerce Server
11 1 (0.45%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 27 (12.11%) MS Excel
2 26 (11.66%) MS Office
3 4 (1.79%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (13.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (9.87%) Office 365
3 19 (8.52%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (4.93%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (4.04%) IaaS
6 4 (1.79%) PaaS
7 3 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.90%) HP Helion
8 2 (0.90%) SaaS
9 1 (0.45%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.45%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 42 (18.83%) SAN
2 29 (13.00%) DNS
3 19 (8.52%) Firewall
3 19 (8.52%) WAN
4 17 (7.62%) LAN
5 16 (7.17%) NAS
6 13 (5.83%) DHCP
6 13 (5.83%) TCP/IP
7 11 (4.93%) VPN
8 8 (3.59%) Internet
9 7 (3.14%) NetScaler
9 7 (3.14%) VLAN
10 6 (2.69%) SSL
11 4 (1.79%) FTP
11 4 (1.79%) SMTP
11 4 (1.79%) SNMP
11 4 (1.79%) Unified Communications
11 4 (1.79%) VoIP
11 4 (1.79%) Wireless
12 3 (1.35%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.42%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (3.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (2.24%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (2.24%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (1.79%) DB2
5 3 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (1.35%) Big Data
5 3 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.35%) GIS
6 2 (0.90%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.90%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.24%) JIRA
2 4 (1.79%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.90%) AdminStudio
3 2 (0.90%) Ant
3 2 (0.90%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.90%) Jasmine
3 2 (0.90%) JBehave
3 2 (0.90%) JUnit
3 2 (0.90%) MSI
3 2 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (0.90%) Selenium
3 2 (0.90%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.90%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.45%) FishEye
General
1 40 (17.94%) Finance
2 17 (7.62%) Law
3 16 (7.17%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.69%) Legal
5 5 (2.24%) Retail
6 2 (0.90%) Banking
6 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.45%) Advertising
7 1 (0.45%) Back Office
7 1 (0.45%) Billing
7 1 (0.45%) Electronics
7 1 (0.45%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Marketing
7 1 (0.45%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.59%) Web Services
2 5 (2.24%) SAP Basis
3 4 (1.79%) .NET
3 4 (1.79%) LAMP
3 4 (1.79%) Middleware
3 4 (1.79%) X-Windows
4 2 (0.90%) J2EE
4 2 (0.90%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.45%) CSS
5 1 (0.45%) HTML
5 1 (0.45%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (0.45%) Node.js
5 1 (0.45%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (21.08%) Data Centre
2 20 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.28%) HACMP
4 13 (5.83%) CMDB
5 10 (4.48%) PKI
6 9 (4.04%) Clustering
6 9 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (3.59%) User Experience
8 7 (3.14%) EMC VNX
9 6 (2.69%) EMC VMAX
9 6 (2.69%) EMC VNXe
9 6 (2.69%) Fat Client
9 6 (2.69%) Thin Client
10 5 (2.24%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.79%) EqualLogic
11 4 (1.79%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.79%) Mobile Computing
11 4 (1.79%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.79%) Replication
12 3 (1.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 105 (47.09%) Windows
2 76 (34.08%) Windows Server
3 52 (23.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 50 (22.42%) Linux
4 50 (22.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (16.59%) Unix
6 27 (12.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (10.76%) Windows 7
8 17 (7.62%) AIX
9 13 (5.83%) Windows 10
9 13 (5.83%) Windows 8
10 7 (3.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (3.14%) Windows XP
11 5 (2.24%) CentOS
12 4 (1.79%) Debian
12 4 (1.79%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.90%) HPUX
13 2 (0.90%) OpenVMS
13 2 (0.90%) OS/400
13 2 (0.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (23.77%) ITIL
2 26 (11.66%) Service Delivery
3 25 (11.21%) Problem Management
4 21 (9.42%) Service Management
5 18 (8.07%) Continuous Improvement
5 18 (8.07%) High Availability
6 15 (6.73%) Line Management
7 14 (6.28%) Asset Management
8 13 (5.83%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (5.38%) Data Management
10 11 (4.93%) Migration
10 11 (4.93%) Server Building
11 10 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (4.48%) Patch Management
11 10 (4.48%) Software Delivery
12 9 (4.04%) Change Control
12 9 (4.04%) Performance Monitoring
12 9 (4.04%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (3.59%) Capacity Management
13 8 (3.59%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (14.80%) PowerShell
2 31 (13.90%) SQL
3 14 (6.28%) Perl
4 12 (5.38%) Python
5 5 (2.24%) Java
6 4 (1.79%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.35%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.35%) VB
7 3 (1.35%) VBScript
8 2 (0.90%) Jython
8 2 (0.90%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (12.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (11.66%) Degree
3 20 (8.97%) MCSE
4 14 (6.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 13 (5.83%) MCITP
6 10 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (4.48%) MCSA
7 7 (3.14%) CCA
7 7 (3.14%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (3.14%) Security Cleared
8 6 (2.69%) CCNA
9 5 (2.24%) CCNP
9 5 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (2.24%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.79%) CISSP
11 3 (1.35%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.35%) MCTS
12 2 (0.90%) CCAA
12 2 (0.90%) CCIE
12 2 (0.90%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.83%) SLA
2 4 (1.79%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.45%) COBIT
4 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 80 (35.87%) Active Directory
2 62 (27.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (11.66%) vSphere
4 25 (11.21%) Hyper-V
5 20 (8.97%) Microsoft App-V
6 17 (7.62%) XenDesktop
7 15 (6.73%) XenApp
8 13 (5.83%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (2.24%) Terminal Server
9 5 (2.24%) VMware ESX
10 4 (1.79%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (1.35%) Docker
11 3 (1.35%) Postfix
12 2 (0.90%) Firmware
12 2 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.90%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.90%) XenServer
13 1 (0.45%) NFS
13 1 (0.45%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 46 (20.63%) SCCM
2 16 (7.17%) Tivoli
3 15 (6.73%) SCOM
4 14 (6.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 14 (6.28%) WSUS
5 11 (4.93%) Simpana
6 6 (2.69%) Puppet
7 4 (1.79%) AppManager
7 4 (1.79%) Casper Suite
7 4 (1.79%) HP SiteScope
7 4 (1.79%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.79%) SCVMM
8 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (1.35%) SCDPM
8 3 (1.35%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.90%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.45%) Ansible
10 1 (0.45%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 103 (46.19%) VMware
2 79 (35.43%) Microsoft
3 45 (20.18%) NetApp
4 42 (18.83%) Citrix
5 41 (18.39%) Cisco
6 26 (11.66%) HP
7 22 (9.87%) Red Hat
8 20 (8.97%) CommVault
9 16 (7.17%) EMC
10 12 (5.38%) IBM
11 9 (4.04%) ServiceNow
12 8 (3.59%) 3PAR
13 7 (3.14%) Intel Security
13 7 (3.14%) Juniper
13 7 (3.14%) Riverbed
14 6 (2.69%) Nimble Storage
14 6 (2.69%) Oracle
14 6 (2.69%) SAP
15 5 (2.24%) CheckPoint
15 5 (2.24%) Dell
Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + On-call + O/T +++
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liss, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 33,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £42.5k - 75k per year + Pension, Medical + 36 hols
Posted: 3 days ago
London
University of East London
Salary: From £38,037 to £42,357 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Oxford
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago