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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 778 783 774
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 119 107 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.098% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.10% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 101 83 88
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £35,000 £32,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £63,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +4.93%

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +19 117 £42,500 - 16
London +46 51 £50,000 +14.28% 2
City of London +47 20 £53,750 +8.58%
South East 0 19 £42,750 -5.00% 3
Yorkshire -25 13 £40,000 +11.11%
East of England -16 10 £39,000 -29.09%
Surrey -4 9 £51,000 +10.27% 2
Berkshire 0 7 - -
West Midlands -6 7 £46,500 +24.00% 2
North Yorkshire - 7 £40,000 -
York - 7 £40,000 -
North West -1 6 £33,500 - 1
South West -9 6 £40,000 +2.56% 8
Bracknell -17 6 - -
West Yorkshire -22 6 £50,000 +38.88%
Staines - 6 - - 1
Essex - 6 £46,250 -
Surbiton - 6 £37,500 -
Manchester -10 5 £32,000 - 1
Leeds -14 5 £50,750 +40.97%
Colchester - 5 £42,500 -
East Midlands - 5 £46,500 -
Bedfordshire +9 4 £39,000 +11.42%
Hampshire -28 4 £43,000 +1.17% 1
Dunstable - 4 £39,000 -
Bristol +5 3 £42,500 +13.33% 4
West Sussex 0 3 £40,000 -13.51%
Birmingham -6 3 £55,000 -24.13% 1
Portsmouth -22 3 £43,000 -3.91%
Swindon - 3 £40,000 - 2

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 158 (61.48%) Windows
2 134 (52.14%) VMware
3 83 (32.30%) ITIL
4 80 (31.13%) Microsoft
4 80 (31.13%) Active Directory
5 72 (28.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 63 (24.51%) SAN
7 60 (23.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 60 (23.35%) Cisco
8 58 (22.57%) Citrix
9 57 (22.18%) VMware Infrastructure
10 55 (21.40%) MS Exchange
11 51 (19.84%) Finance
12 49 (19.07%) Windows Server 2003
13 44 (17.12%) SCCM
14 43 (16.73%) Microsoft Certification
14 43 (16.73%) Hyper-V
15 41 (15.95%) Firewall
16 40 (15.56%) vSphere
16 40 (15.56%) Linux
16 40 (15.56%) HP
17 39 (15.18%) Exchange Server 2013
18 38 (14.79%) SCOM
19 37 (14.40%) Clustering
19 37 (14.40%) Degree
19 37 (14.40%) SQL Server
20 36 (14.01%) VMware ESX
21 35 (13.62%) Security Cleared
22 34 (13.23%) SC Cleared
22 34 (13.23%) SCDPM

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 55 (21.40%) MS Exchange
2 39 (15.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 33 (12.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (8.95%) SharePoint
5 20 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (7.78%) Lync
6 16 (6.23%) IIS
7 15 (5.84%) Apache
8 12 (4.67%) SharePoint Server
9 10 (3.89%) Tomcat
10 9 (3.50%) Apache Solr
11 5 (1.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (1.17%) WebLogic
13 3 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Portal
15 1 (0.39%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 32 (12.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (4.67%) Maximo
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 32 (12.45%) Office 365
2 26 (10.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.56%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.78%) SaaS
5 1 (0.39%) PaaS
5 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (24.51%) SAN
2 41 (15.95%) Firewall
3 28 (10.89%) DNS
4 24 (9.34%) Network Security
5 23 (8.95%) NAS
6 20 (7.78%) WAN
7 17 (6.61%) LAN
8 15 (5.84%) DHCP
9 14 (5.45%) Internet
10 13 (5.06%) VoIP
11 12 (4.67%) Unified Communications
12 11 (4.28%) BIG-IP
13 10 (3.89%) MPLS
14 9 (3.50%) Fibre Channel
14 9 (3.50%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (3.11%) Wireless
15 8 (3.11%) TCP/IP
16 7 (2.72%) VPN
16 7 (2.72%) VLAN
16 7 (2.72%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (14.40%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.89%) MySQL
3 9 (3.50%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.39%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 51 (19.84%) Finance
2 15 (5.84%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.06%) Back Office
4 5 (1.95%) Advertising
5 2 (0.78%) Law
5 2 (0.78%) Legal
6 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.39%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.56%) .NET
2 2 (0.78%) CSS
3 1 (0.39%) Web Services
3 1 (0.39%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.39%) Middleware
3 1 (0.39%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.40%) Clustering
2 30 (11.67%) Replication
3 20 (7.78%) Computer Science
4 15 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (5.06%) Symmetrix DMX
5 13 (5.06%) CLARiiON
5 13 (5.06%) EMC Centera
6 9 (3.50%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.56%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.17%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.17%) CMDB
8 3 (1.17%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.39%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.39%) iPhone
9 1 (0.39%) Open Source
9 1 (0.39%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.39%) BBC
9 1 (0.39%) iDTV
9 1 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.39%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 158 (61.48%) Windows
2 72 (28.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 60 (23.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 49 (19.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 40 (15.56%) Linux
6 33 (12.84%) UNIX
7 28 (10.89%) Windows 7
8 14 (5.45%) Windows XP
9 13 (5.06%) Windows 2000
10 9 (3.50%) Windows 8
11 7 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.95%) Solaris
13 1 (0.39%) AIX
13 1 (0.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (32.30%) ITIL
2 27 (10.51%) Service Delivery
2 27 (10.51%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (7.00%) Project Management
3 18 (7.00%) Asset Management
3 18 (7.00%) Problem Management
4 17 (6.61%) Service Management
5 13 (5.06%) PRINCE2
6 11 (4.28%) Change Management
6 11 (4.28%) Incident Management
7 10 (3.89%) E-Commerce
8 9 (3.50%) Migration
8 9 (3.50%) Supplier Management
9 7 (2.72%) Risk Management
9 7 (2.72%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (2.33%) Change Control
10 6 (2.33%) ITIL V3
10 6 (2.33%) Portfolio Management
10 6 (2.33%) People Management
11 5 (1.95%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 25 (9.73%) SQL
2 9 (3.50%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.72%) Shell Script
4 6 (2.33%) VBScript
5 2 (0.78%) VB
6 1 (0.39%) Korn
6 1 (0.39%) Bourne shell
6 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 43 (16.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (14.40%) Degree
3 35 (13.62%) Security Cleared
4 34 (13.23%) SC Cleared
5 28 (10.89%) MCSE
6 22 (8.56%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (5.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (4.67%) CCNA
9 11 (4.28%) CCNP
10 8 (3.11%) MCP
11 7 (2.72%) MCSA
11 7 (2.72%) MCITP
12 6 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.56%) CCA
13 4 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (1.56%) CISSP
14 3 (1.17%) CCSE
14 3 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 1 (0.39%) NCDA
15 1 (0.39%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.51%) SLA
2 9 (3.50%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 80 (31.13%) Active Directory
2 57 (22.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (16.73%) Hyper-V
4 40 (15.56%) vSphere
5 36 (14.01%) VMware ESX
6 31 (12.06%) XenApp
7 18 (7.00%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (5.84%) Firmware
9 13 (5.06%) Forefront TMG
10 12 (4.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 7 (2.72%) XenDesktop
12 5 (1.95%) DFS Replication
13 3 (1.17%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (1.17%) Terminal Server
13 3 (1.17%) MetaFrame
14 2 (0.78%) NFS
14 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.39%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 44 (17.12%) SCCM
2 38 (14.79%) SCOM
3 34 (13.23%) SCDPM
4 31 (12.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 31 (12.06%) SCVMM
5 15 (5.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 13 (5.06%) Tivoli
7 12 (4.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 8 (3.11%) NetBackup
9 7 (2.72%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (1.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (1.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.78%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
12 1 (0.39%) WSUS
12 1 (0.39%) EMC NetWorker
12 1 (0.39%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 1 (0.39%) MOM
12 1 (0.39%) Nagios
12 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 134 (52.14%) VMware
2 80 (31.13%) Microsoft
3 60 (23.35%) Cisco
4 58 (22.57%) Citrix
5 40 (15.56%) HP
6 26 (10.12%) NetApp
7 24 (9.34%) EMC
8 21 (8.17%) Intel
9 18 (7.00%) IBM
10 17 (6.61%) Symantec
11 10 (3.89%) Red Hat
11 10 (3.89%) CheckPoint
12 9 (3.50%) ProCurve
12 9 (3.50%) Blue Coat
12 9 (3.50%) SolarWinds
12 9 (3.50%) hybris
13 6 (2.33%) F5
14 5 (1.95%) Veeam
15 4 (1.56%) Oracle
15 4 (1.56%) Avaya
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