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

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 762 752 760
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 141 115 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 119 91 126
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,500 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,300 £53,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -6.97%

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
107824 100361 112041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87233 83342 95584
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 15 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 15 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -8 133 £43,000 +1.17% 20
South East -13 39 £43,000 +31.29% 3
London -13 32 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Yorkshire -10 22 £40,000 - 2
Hampshire +8 18 £43,000 -6.52% 1
West Yorkshire -10 16 £30,000 - 1
Portsmouth - 16 £43,000 - 1
East of England -9 12 £50,000 +14.28% 1
East Midlands 0 10 £43,250 -13.50% 3
Leeds -24 10 £27,500 - 1
Berkshire +1 9 £37,500 +78.57%
Glasgow 0 8 £39,000 +11.42%
Scotland -12 8 £39,000 -4.86%
North West -27 8 £50,000 +7.52% 2
Bedfordshire -5 7 £50,000 +53.84%
City of London +3 6 £48,500 +7.77% 2
South West -16 6 £29,000 -29.69% 3
Surrey -7 5 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Merseyside - 5 £50,000 -
North Yorkshire - 5 £42,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 5 £45,000 - 2
Liverpool - 5 £50,000 -
Nottingham - 5 £45,000 - 2
York - 5 £42,500 - 1
Sidcup - 5 £52,500 -
Bedford -2 4 £50,000 +53.84%
Northampton -16 4 £40,000 -20.00% 1
West Midlands -16 4 £39,500 +11.26% 2
Northamptonshire -23 4 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Manchester -14 3 £46,500 -13.08% 2

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 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.

1 172 (55.13%) Windows
2 145 (46.47%) VMware
3 110 (35.26%) ITIL
4 108 (34.62%) Microsoft
5 102 (32.69%) Active Directory
6 92 (29.49%) VMware Infrastructure
7 90 (28.85%) Cisco
8 81 (25.96%) SAN
9 73 (23.40%) MS Exchange
10 69 (22.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 60 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
12 59 (18.91%) Linux
13 52 (16.67%) Finance
13 52 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
14 51 (16.35%) UNIX
15 50 (16.03%) Citrix
16 49 (15.71%) Replication
17 48 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
17 48 (15.38%) Hyper-V
18 47 (15.06%) Security Cleared
19 46 (14.74%) Windows Server 2003
20 45 (14.42%) SCCM
20 45 (14.42%) SC Cleared
21 44 (14.10%) HP
22 42 (13.46%) SharePoint
23 41 (13.14%) NetApp
23 41 (13.14%) Clustering
23 41 (13.14%) VMware ESX
23 41 (13.14%) Lync
24 40 (12.82%) Degree

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 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 73 (23.40%) MS Exchange
2 42 (13.46%) SharePoint
3 41 (13.14%) Lync
4 37 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 32 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 30 (9.62%) SharePoint Server
7 16 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (4.17%) IIS
9 10 (3.21%) Tomcat
10 9 (2.88%) Apache
11 8 (2.56%) 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%) WebSphere Portal
14 3 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.64%) IBM HTTP Server
15 2 (0.64%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 30 (9.62%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.56%) MS Office
3 3 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (4.49%) Maximo
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (10.26%) Office 365
2 2 (0.64%) SaaS
3 1 (0.32%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (25.96%) SAN
2 35 (11.22%) Unified Communications
3 34 (10.90%) NAS
4 32 (10.26%) Network Security
5 26 (8.33%) Firewall
5 26 (8.33%) DNS
5 26 (8.33%) WAN
6 24 (7.69%) LAN
7 22 (7.05%) DHCP
8 18 (5.77%) Internet
9 13 (4.17%) LDAP
10 10 (3.21%) VoIP
11 8 (2.56%) VPN
12 7 (2.24%) Wireless
12 7 (2.24%) SNMP
13 6 (1.92%) TCP/IP
13 6 (1.92%) SSL
13 6 (1.92%) VLAN
13 6 (1.92%) iSCSI
14 5 (1.60%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.28%) MySQL
3 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.64%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.32%) DB2
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
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 52 (16.67%) Finance
2 15 (4.81%) Back Office
3 8 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.24%) Advertising
5 5 (1.60%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.28%) Law
7 3 (0.96%) Banking
8 2 (0.64%) Retail
8 2 (0.64%) Electronics
8 2 (0.64%) Games
9 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%) CSS
2 1 (0.32%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 49 (15.71%) Replication
2 41 (13.14%) Clustering
3 30 (9.62%) Computer Science
4 26 (8.33%) Firmware
5 25 (8.01%) CLARiiON
5 25 (8.01%) EMC Centera
5 25 (8.01%) Symmetrix DMX
6 22 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (3.53%) Enterprise Storage
7 11 (3.53%) Management Information System
8 10 (3.21%) Blackberry
9 7 (2.24%) Statistics
10 5 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (1.28%) PKI
12 3 (0.96%) iSeries
13 2 (0.64%) Fat Client
13 2 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
13 2 (0.64%) iDTV
13 2 (0.64%) Thin Client
13 2 (0.64%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 172 (55.13%) Windows
2 69 (22.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 59 (18.91%) Linux
4 52 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 51 (16.35%) UNIX
6 46 (14.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (7.05%) Windows 7
8 17 (5.45%) Windows XP
9 15 (4.81%) Windows 2000
10 13 (4.17%) HPUX
11 8 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.28%) Solaris
14 3 (0.96%) OS/400
15 2 (0.64%) AIX
15 2 (0.64%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (35.26%) ITIL
2 48 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 29 (9.29%) Asset Management
4 26 (8.33%) Service Management
5 22 (7.05%) E-Commerce
6 21 (6.73%) Problem Management
7 15 (4.81%) Migration
8 13 (4.17%) Incident Management
9 12 (3.85%) Change Management
10 10 (3.21%) Load Balancing
11 9 (2.88%) Data Management
12 8 (2.56%) Supplier Management
12 8 (2.56%) ERP
12 8 (2.56%) Project Management
12 8 (2.56%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (2.24%) Performance Monitoring
13 7 (2.24%) Change Control
13 7 (2.24%) WAN Optimisation
13 7 (2.24%) Service Delivery
14 6 (1.92%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 19 (6.09%) SQL
2 12 (3.85%) PowerShell
3 8 (2.56%) Shell Script
4 5 (1.60%) Perl
4 5 (1.60%) C
5 4 (1.28%) Java
5 4 (1.28%) VBScript
5 4 (1.28%) Korn
5 4 (1.28%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.64%) C-shell
6 2 (0.64%) PowerHouse
6 2 (0.64%) Jython
7 1 (0.32%) Bourne shell
7 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.32%) C#
Qualifications
1 60 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (15.06%) Security Cleared
3 45 (14.42%) SC Cleared
4 40 (12.82%) Degree
5 24 (7.69%) MCSE
6 21 (6.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 20 (6.41%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (4.81%) CCNP
9 14 (4.49%) CCNA
9 14 (4.49%) MCP
10 13 (4.17%) MCSA
10 13 (4.17%) MCITP
11 12 (3.85%) DV Cleared
12 6 (1.92%) CCSE
13 3 (0.96%) CCA
13 3 (0.96%) Citrix Certification
14 2 (0.64%) CCDA
14 2 (0.64%) IBM Certification
14 2 (0.64%) VCP5
15 1 (0.32%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.26%) SLA
2 14 (4.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.32%) QA
3 1 (0.32%) HL7
System Software
1 102 (32.69%) Active Directory
2 92 (29.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 41 (13.14%) VMware ESX
5 34 (10.90%) vSphere
6 25 (8.01%) XenApp
7 21 (6.73%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (4.49%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 10 (3.21%) 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
13 2 (0.64%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.64%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.64%) vCloud
14 1 (0.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 1 (0.32%) MetaFrame
14 1 (0.32%) ProxySG
14 1 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 45 (14.42%) SCCM
2 39 (12.50%) SCOM
3 31 (9.94%) SCVMM
4 30 (9.62%) SCDPM
4 30 (9.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 18 (5.77%) Tivoli
6 14 (4.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 14 (4.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 10 (3.21%) NetBackup
8 6 (1.92%) McAfee ePO
8 6 (1.92%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.64%) Puppet
9 2 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.64%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.64%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.64%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 2 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.32%) Pingdom
10 1 (0.32%) Nagios
10 1 (0.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 145 (46.47%) VMware
2 108 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 90 (28.85%) Cisco
4 50 (16.03%) Citrix
5 44 (14.10%) HP
6 41 (13.14%) NetApp
7 35 (11.22%) EMC
8 25 (8.01%) Intel
9 24 (7.69%) Symantec
10 23 (7.37%) IBM
11 16 (5.13%) Oracle
12 7 (2.24%) Mitel
12 7 (2.24%) CheckPoint
12 7 (2.24%) F5
12 7 (2.24%) Riverbed
13 6 (1.92%) Blue Coat
13 6 (1.92%) McAfee
13 6 (1.92%) Dell
14 5 (1.60%) Infoblox
14 5 (1.60%) Imperva
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £49000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £39000 - £42500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £85k OTE £140K, Car Allowance, Health, Pension, Life
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive, negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £43000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus bonus, pension, and additional
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Nottingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £32000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Nottingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Competitive, Grade 7
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago