The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 694 769 796
Rank change year-on-year
+75 +27
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 189 138 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.12% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.12% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 157 121 76
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £33,500 £30,519
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.77% +20.71%

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Infrastructure Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 22 May 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 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 +71 171 £44,000 +3.52% 16
London +66 48 £60,000 +20.00% 3
South East +18 47 £44,500 +9.87% 5
Hampshire +4 25 £44,000 +10.00% 1
East of England +33 21 £44,500 +14.10% 5
North West +1 17 £30,000 -32.58% 2
Yorkshire -6 15 £30,000 -29.41%
Portsmouth +23 14 £44,500 +1.13%
Hertfordshire +9 14 £44,000 +12.82% 4
City of London +44 10 £62,500 +21.95% 2
Cheshire +3 10 £40,000 -33.33% 2
North Yorkshire +4 9 £30,000 -36.84%
West Yorkshire +20 8 £35,000 +7.69%
Leeds +14 8 £35,000 +7.69%
Skipton - 8 £29,250 -
Manchester +21 7 £30,000 -35.48%
Surrey - 7 £47,500 - 2
South West -9 6 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire - 6 £57,500 -
Farnborough - 6 £43,000 -
Reading - 6 £23,341 -
Essex - 6 £45,000 - 1
Berkshire - 6 £23,341 -
East Midlands -1 5 £37,500 -10.17%
Warrington +13 4 £35,000 -6.66%
South Wales +9 4 £24,000 -53.17%
Wales +6 4 £24,000 -53.17%
Wiltshire -1 4 £40,250 -10.55%
Hemel Hempstead -11 4 £37,500 +13.63% 2
West Midlands -12 4 £27,250 -39.44% 1

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Infrastructure 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 177 (54.97%) VMware
2 171 (53.11%) Windows
3 122 (37.89%) Microsoft
4 109 (33.85%) Active Directory
5 101 (31.37%) ITIL
6 88 (27.33%) MS Exchange
6 88 (27.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 80 (24.84%) Citrix
8 74 (22.98%) SCCM
9 69 (21.43%) DNS
10 64 (19.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 64 (19.88%) VMware Infrastructure
11 63 (19.57%) Finance
12 61 (18.94%) Cisco
13 60 (18.63%) SAN
14 58 (18.01%) Windows Server 2012
15 55 (17.08%) MS Excel
16 46 (14.29%) Hyper-V
17 45 (13.98%) XenApp
17 45 (13.98%) Exchange Server 2010
17 45 (13.98%) HP
17 45 (13.98%) Internet
18 43 (13.35%) Project Management
18 43 (13.35%) EMC
19 42 (13.04%) SLA
19 42 (13.04%) SCOM
20 41 (12.73%) VMware ESX
21 40 (12.42%) NetApp
22 39 (12.11%) Office 365
23 38 (11.80%) Windows 7

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Infrastructure 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 88 (27.33%) MS Exchange
2 45 (13.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (11.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 28 (8.70%) Lync
4 28 (8.70%) Apache
5 25 (7.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (4.97%) SharePoint
7 12 (3.73%) IIS
8 10 (3.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.55%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.55%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.62%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.31%) SAS
11 1 (0.31%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 55 (17.08%) MS Excel
2 21 (6.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.86%) Maximo
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 39 (12.11%) Office 365
2 23 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (6.83%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (5.28%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (3.11%) SaaS
6 7 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (2.17%) Amazon S3
7 6 (1.86%) IaaS
8 5 (1.55%) PaaS
9 3 (0.93%) Google Apps
9 3 (0.93%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 69 (21.43%) DNS
2 60 (18.63%) SAN
3 45 (13.98%) Internet
4 37 (11.49%) Firewall
5 29 (9.01%) Network Security
6 26 (8.07%) LAN
7 25 (7.76%) WAN
7 25 (7.76%) TCP/IP
8 22 (6.83%) SMTP
9 17 (5.28%) DHCP
10 15 (4.66%) NAS
10 15 (4.66%) Fibre Channel
11 14 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (4.04%) LDAP
13 11 (3.42%) VoIP
14 10 (3.11%) Unified Communications
15 9 (2.80%) Wi-Fi
15 9 (2.80%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 8 (2.48%) IP Telephony
16 8 (2.48%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (11.18%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.70%) MySQL
3 11 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.17%) NoSQL
4 7 (2.17%) Couchbase
5 4 (1.24%) Big Data
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.31%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.31%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 1 (0.31%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 5 (1.55%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (0.62%) MSI
3 1 (0.31%) InstallShield
General
1 63 (19.57%) Finance
2 26 (8.07%) Banking
3 19 (5.90%) Back Office
4 17 (5.28%) Retail
5 16 (4.97%) Advertising
6 9 (2.80%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.48%) Telecoms
8 7 (2.17%) Electronics
8 7 (2.17%) Marketing
9 5 (1.55%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.62%) Legal
11 2 (0.62%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.62%) Automotive
11 2 (0.62%) Local Government
12 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.31%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.52%) Web Services
2 6 (1.86%) Application Packaging
3 5 (1.55%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (1.55%) Middleware
4 3 (0.93%) X-Windows
4 3 (0.93%) SAP Basis
5 2 (0.62%) HTML
5 2 (0.62%) .NET
5 2 (0.62%) XML
6 1 (0.31%) COM
6 1 (0.31%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (8.07%) Clustering
3 12 (3.73%) Hybrid Cloud
4 11 (3.42%) Thin Client
4 11 (3.42%) Fat Client
5 9 (2.80%) Mainframe
6 8 (2.48%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.17%) DTV
7 7 (2.17%) Replication
8 6 (1.86%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.55%) Online Banking
9 5 (1.55%) DataPower
10 3 (0.93%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.93%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.93%) Mobile Computing
10 3 (0.93%) CMDB
11 2 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.62%) Open Source
11 2 (0.62%) CCTV
12 1 (0.31%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 171 (53.11%) Windows
2 88 (27.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 64 (19.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 58 (18.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (11.80%) Windows 7
5 38 (11.80%) Linux
6 32 (9.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 32 (9.94%) Windows XP
7 30 (9.32%) Windows 2000
8 26 (8.07%) Debian
9 9 (2.80%) UNIX
10 7 (2.17%) AIX
11 5 (1.55%) Solaris
12 4 (1.24%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.93%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.31%) HPUX
14 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.31%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (31.37%) ITIL
2 43 (13.35%) Project Management
3 26 (8.07%) Change Management
4 24 (7.45%) Service Delivery
5 19 (5.90%) Web Application Development
6 16 (4.97%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (4.97%) PRINCE2
7 15 (4.66%) E-Commerce
8 14 (4.35%) Problem Management
9 10 (3.11%) CRM
10 8 (2.48%) Load Balancing
10 8 (2.48%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (2.17%) Migration
11 7 (2.17%) Programme Management
11 7 (2.17%) Service Management
11 7 (2.17%) Digital Marketing
11 7 (2.17%) Mentoring
12 6 (1.86%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (1.86%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 31 (9.63%) Perl
2 27 (8.39%) SQL
3 26 (8.07%) PowerShell
4 19 (5.90%) VBScript
5 18 (5.59%) VB
6 4 (1.24%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.93%) Python
8 2 (0.62%) R
9 1 (0.31%) C
9 1 (0.31%) Java
9 1 (0.31%) AWK
9 1 (0.31%) sed
Qualifications
1 32 (9.94%) ITIL Certification
2 28 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 27 (8.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (8.07%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (6.52%) Degree
6 20 (6.21%) MCSE
7 19 (5.90%) SC Cleared
8 13 (4.04%) CCNP
9 9 (2.80%) CCNA
9 9 (2.80%) CISSP
9 9 (2.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (1.55%) MCITP
10 5 (1.55%) DV Cleared
11 4 (1.24%) CCIE
11 4 (1.24%) SAP Certification
12 3 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (0.93%) MCSA
12 3 (0.93%) MCP
12 3 (0.93%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (13.04%) SLA
2 11 (3.42%) PCI DSS
3 10 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.17%) QA
5 4 (1.24%) ISO 9001
5 4 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.31%) COBIT
System Software
1 109 (33.85%) Active Directory
2 64 (19.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 45 (13.98%) XenApp
5 41 (12.73%) VMware ESX
6 28 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
7 24 (7.45%) vSphere
8 21 (6.52%) Samba
9 20 (6.21%) NFS
9 20 (6.21%) iptables
10 14 (4.35%) Forefront TMG
11 13 (4.04%) XenDesktop
11 13 (4.04%) VMware Server
12 10 (3.11%) Postfix
13 9 (2.80%) XenServer
14 7 (2.17%) VMware Workstation
15 6 (1.86%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 3 (0.93%) Terminal Server
16 3 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
16 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 74 (22.98%) SCCM
2 42 (13.04%) SCOM
3 15 (4.66%) SCVMM
4 14 (4.35%) SCDPM
5 12 (3.73%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 10 (3.11%) WSUS
6 10 (3.11%) NetBackup
7 8 (2.48%) EMC NetWorker
8 7 (2.17%) Backup Exec
9 6 (1.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 6 (1.86%) Tivoli
9 6 (1.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (1.86%) Unicenter
10 5 (1.55%) Nagios
10 5 (1.55%) Cisco CUCM
11 3 (0.93%) Puppet
11 3 (0.93%) Casper Suite
12 2 (0.62%) OpenView
13 1 (0.31%) SCSM
13 1 (0.31%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 177 (54.97%) VMware
2 122 (37.89%) Microsoft
3 80 (24.84%) Citrix
4 61 (18.94%) Cisco
5 45 (13.98%) HP
6 43 (13.35%) EMC
7 40 (12.42%) NetApp
8 19 (5.90%) Symantec
9 17 (5.28%) CheckPoint
10 16 (4.97%) SAP
11 15 (4.66%) SolarWinds
12 14 (4.35%) Oracle
13 13 (4.04%) IBM
13 13 (4.04%) F5
14 12 (3.73%) 3PAR
15 10 (3.11%) McAfee
15 10 (3.11%) Juniper
15 10 (3.11%) CA
15 10 (3.11%) Red Hat
16 9 (2.80%) CommVault
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