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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 773 771 754
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 142 105 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.098% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.10% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 118 88 124
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £30,200 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,250 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,247 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.02% -8.33%

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
107654 100894 111399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.32% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 87308 83795 94839
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
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 30 September 2014 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 30 September 2014. 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 -6 133 £43,000 +1.17% 20
London -1 35 £49,500 +10.00% 2
South East -14 32 £43,000 -4.44% 3
Yorkshire -21 18 £33,250 -
Hampshire -5 17 £43,000 +1.17% 1
West Yorkshire -23 16 £27,500 -
Portsmouth - 15 £43,000 - 1
East of England -7 13 £39,000 +20.00% 2
East Midlands - 12 £40,750 - 2
Bedfordshire -8 10 £39,000 +20.00% 1
Leeds - 10 £27,500 -
Glasgow +2 9 £39,000 +11.42% 1
Berkshire -4 9 £37,500 +78.57%
Scotland -8 9 £39,000 -4.86% 1
North West -12 9 £50,000 +25.78% 3
South West -20 8 £34,750 -13.12% 5
City of London +10 6 £48,500 +2.10% 1
West Midlands -18 6 £36,500 +4.28% 3
Nottinghamshire - 6 £45,000 - 1
Nottingham - 6 £45,000 - 1
Liverpool +15 5 £50,000 +17.64%
Merseyside +12 5 £50,000 +17.64%
Bedford -8 5 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Northampton - 5 £40,000 - 1
Northamptonshire - 5 £40,000 - 1
Manchester +4 4 £46,500 +16.25% 2
Staffordshire -11 4 £34,250 +5.38% 1
Sidcup - 4 £52,500 -
Bristol -7 3 £43,500 +8.75% 4
Burton-upon-Trent -8 3 £32,500 - 1

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

1 190 (60.90%) Windows
2 161 (51.60%) VMware
3 111 (35.58%) Active Directory
4 108 (34.62%) ITIL
4 108 (34.62%) Microsoft
5 94 (30.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 86 (27.56%) Cisco
7 82 (26.28%) MS Exchange
8 77 (24.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 76 (24.36%) SAN
10 64 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
11 63 (20.19%) Citrix
12 60 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
13 56 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
14 55 (17.63%) Finance
15 54 (17.31%) Linux
16 51 (16.35%) Replication
16 51 (16.35%) Hyper-V
17 47 (15.06%) Clustering
18 46 (14.74%) Disaster Recovery
18 46 (14.74%) SCCM
19 45 (14.42%) Exchange Server 2013
20 44 (14.10%) Lync
21 43 (13.78%) Degree
22 42 (13.46%) VMware ESX
22 42 (13.46%) UNIX
22 42 (13.46%) SharePoint
22 42 (13.46%) HP
23 41 (13.14%) SCOM
24 40 (12.82%) SQL Server

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 82 (26.28%) MS Exchange
2 45 (14.42%) Exchange Server 2013
3 44 (14.10%) Lync
4 42 (13.46%) SharePoint
5 37 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 30 (9.62%) SharePoint Server
7 22 (7.05%) Exchange Server 2007
8 16 (5.13%) IIS
9 11 (3.53%) Tomcat
10 10 (3.21%) Apache
10 10 (3.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (2.56%) WebSphere
12 6 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (1.28%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.96%) WebSphere Portal
15 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 5.5
15 2 (0.64%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 32 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.24%) MS Office
3 3 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (5.45%) Maximo
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (9.94%) Office 365
2 4 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.64%) SaaS
4 1 (0.32%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 76 (24.36%) SAN
2 35 (11.22%) Unified Communications
3 32 (10.26%) NAS
4 31 (9.94%) Network Security
5 30 (9.62%) WAN
6 29 (9.29%) DNS
7 28 (8.97%) Firewall
8 26 (8.33%) LAN
9 24 (7.69%) DHCP
10 20 (6.41%) Internet
11 13 (4.17%) LDAP
12 11 (3.53%) VoIP
13 9 (2.88%) Wireless
14 8 (2.56%) VPN
15 7 (2.24%) VLAN
15 7 (2.24%) SNMP
15 7 (2.24%) TCP/IP
16 6 (1.92%) HTTP
16 6 (1.92%) SSL
16 6 (1.92%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.28%) MySQL
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.32%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 2 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.32%) Build Forge
2 1 (0.32%) Ant
2 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
General
1 55 (17.63%) Finance
2 18 (5.77%) Back Office
3 9 (2.88%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.60%) Advertising
5 4 (1.28%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.28%) Law
6 2 (0.64%) Electronics
6 2 (0.64%) Games
6 2 (0.64%) Retail
7 1 (0.32%) Banking
7 1 (0.32%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.64%) HTML
1 2 (0.64%) Middleware
2 1 (0.32%) .NET
2 1 (0.32%) COM
2 1 (0.32%) CSS
2 1 (0.32%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 51 (16.35%) Replication
2 47 (15.06%) Clustering
3 29 (9.29%) Computer Science
4 23 (7.37%) CLARiiON
4 23 (7.37%) EMC Centera
4 23 (7.37%) Symmetrix DMX
4 23 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.53%) Enterprise Storage
5 11 (3.53%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.21%) Blackberry
7 7 (2.24%) Statistics
8 5 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.28%) PKI
10 3 (0.96%) iSeries
11 2 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.64%) BBC
11 2 (0.64%) iDTV
12 1 (0.32%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.32%) Blog
12 1 (0.32%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 190 (60.90%) Windows
2 77 (24.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 60 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 56 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 54 (17.31%) Linux
6 42 (13.46%) UNIX
7 30 (9.62%) Windows 7
8 20 (6.41%) Windows XP
9 18 (5.77%) Windows 2000
10 7 (2.24%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.60%) HPUX
13 3 (0.96%) Solaris
13 3 (0.96%) OS/400
14 2 (0.64%) AIX
14 2 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (34.62%) ITIL
2 46 (14.74%) Disaster Recovery
3 27 (8.65%) Asset Management
3 27 (8.65%) Problem Management
4 22 (7.05%) E-Commerce
5 19 (6.09%) Service Management
6 17 (5.45%) Migration
7 14 (4.49%) Incident Management
8 11 (3.53%) Project Management
9 10 (3.21%) ERP
9 10 (3.21%) Change Management
9 10 (3.21%) Load Balancing
10 9 (2.88%) Supplier Management
11 8 (2.56%) Change Control
11 8 (2.56%) Data Management
11 8 (2.56%) Service Delivery
12 7 (2.24%) Business Continuity
12 7 (2.24%) WAN Optimisation
12 7 (2.24%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (1.92%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 27 (8.65%) SQL
2 13 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 8 (2.56%) Shell Script
4 5 (1.60%) C
5 4 (1.28%) Java
5 4 (1.28%) Perl
5 4 (1.28%) VBScript
5 4 (1.28%) Korn
6 3 (0.96%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.64%) C-shell
7 2 (0.64%) PowerHouse
7 2 (0.64%) Jython
8 1 (0.32%) Bourne shell
8 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.32%) C#
Qualifications
1 64 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (13.78%) Degree
3 40 (12.82%) Security Cleared
4 38 (12.18%) SC Cleared
5 26 (8.33%) MCSE
6 24 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 22 (7.05%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (5.13%) CCNA
9 14 (4.49%) CCNP
10 13 (4.17%) MCP
10 13 (4.17%) MCSA
10 13 (4.17%) MCITP
11 6 (1.92%) CCSE
12 5 (1.60%) DV Cleared
13 4 (1.28%) CCA
13 4 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
14 2 (0.64%) IBM Certification
14 2 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 2 (0.64%) VCP5
15 1 (0.32%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (9.62%) SLA
2 15 (4.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 111 (35.58%) Active Directory
2 94 (30.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (16.35%) Hyper-V
4 42 (13.46%) VMware ESX
5 40 (12.82%) vSphere
6 33 (10.58%) XenApp
7 24 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
7 24 (7.69%) Firmware
8 17 (5.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 9 (2.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 7 (2.24%) XenServer
10 7 (2.24%) XenDesktop
11 5 (1.60%) DFS Replication
12 3 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.96%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.32%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.32%) ProxySG
14 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.32%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 46 (14.74%) SCCM
2 41 (13.14%) SCOM
3 32 (10.26%) SCDPM
4 31 (9.94%) SCVMM
5 30 (9.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 21 (6.73%) Tivoli
7 19 (6.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 17 (5.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 10 (3.21%) NetBackup
10 6 (1.92%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.64%) HP SIM
11 2 (0.64%) Puppet
11 2 (0.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.64%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.64%) BladeLogic
11 2 (0.64%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 2 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
12 1 (0.32%) Pingdom
12 1 (0.32%) MOM
Vendors
1 161 (51.60%) VMware
2 108 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 86 (27.56%) Cisco
4 63 (20.19%) Citrix
5 42 (13.46%) HP
6 39 (12.50%) NetApp
7 33 (10.58%) EMC
8 28 (8.97%) Intel
8 28 (8.97%) Symantec
8 28 (8.97%) IBM
9 9 (2.88%) F5
10 8 (2.56%) Oracle
11 7 (2.24%) CheckPoint
11 7 (2.24%) Mitel
11 7 (2.24%) ProCurve
11 7 (2.24%) Riverbed
12 6 (1.92%) Blue Coat
12 6 (1.92%) McAfee
13 5 (1.60%) Infoblox
13 5 (1.60%) Imperva
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