The first table below looks at the demand 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 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 719 725 722
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 180 141 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 163 114 118
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £22,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,750 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.21%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110361 102983 110103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.43% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90366 85705 94527
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,472 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.97% -0.07%

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 9 July 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 9 July 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 +40 179 £43,000 +7.50% 12
London -37 45 £47,000 -5.05% 6
South East -5 36 £43,000 +11.68% 2
Yorkshire -7 34 £42,500 - 1
North Yorkshire - 20 £42,500 - 1
York - 20 £42,500 - 1
Hampshire +4 18 £42,750 +6.87% 1
East Midlands +3 18 £41,500 -17.00% 1
North West -1 16 £46,500 +17.72%
East of England -2 15 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Portsmouth - 15 £43,000 - 1
West Yorkshire -21 12 £32,500 -
West Midlands +3 11 £40,000 +11.11% 1
Bedfordshire -5 11 £39,000 -17.89% 1
Leeds -31 11 £32,500 -
City of London -33 11 £47,500 -21.81% 2
Northamptonshire -1 10 £41,500 -17.00%
Northampton -9 10 £41,500 -17.00%
Birmingham +11 7 £46,500 +29.16%
Nottinghamshire +8 7 £46,500 - 1
Nottingham +4 7 £46,500 - 1
Kent - 7 £45,000 -
Liverpool - 7 £50,000 -
Merseyside - 7 £50,000 -
Surrey +7 6 £42,500 +9.67%
Manchester +4 6 £46,500 -13.08%
Luton -14 6 £39,000 - 1
Dartford - 6 £45,000 -
South West -13 4 £40,000 +23.07%
Hertfordshire -17 4 £45,000 +38.46%

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 July 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.

1 183 (51.99%) Windows
2 166 (47.16%) VMware
3 150 (42.61%) Microsoft
4 135 (38.35%) Active Directory
5 106 (30.11%) ITIL
6 99 (28.13%) MS Exchange
7 98 (27.84%) VMware Infrastructure
8 86 (24.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 82 (23.30%) Cisco
10 79 (22.44%) SAN
11 76 (21.59%) Microsoft Certification
12 65 (18.47%) Citrix
12 65 (18.47%) Finance
13 63 (17.90%) Linux
14 52 (14.77%) UNIX
14 52 (14.77%) Hyper-V
15 51 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2010
15 51 (14.49%) NetApp
16 50 (14.20%) HP
16 50 (14.20%) MS Excel
16 50 (14.20%) vSphere
17 49 (13.92%) Security Cleared
18 47 (13.35%) Clustering
19 46 (13.07%) SC Cleared
20 45 (12.78%) Windows Server 2012
20 45 (12.78%) SharePoint
20 45 (12.78%) Windows Server 2003
21 41 (11.65%) SQL Server
21 41 (11.65%) Replication
22 40 (11.36%) DNS

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 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 99 (28.13%) MS Exchange
2 51 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 45 (12.78%) SharePoint
4 34 (9.66%) Exchange Server 2013
5 31 (8.81%) Lync
6 22 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
7 19 (5.40%) Exchange Server 2007
8 17 (4.83%) IIS
9 16 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 15 (4.26%) Tomcat
11 13 (3.69%) WebSphere
12 10 (2.84%) WebSphere Application Server
12 10 (2.84%) Apache
13 8 (2.27%) WebSphere Portal
14 6 (1.70%) Quickr
14 6 (1.70%) WebSphere Process Server
15 5 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2003
15 5 (1.42%) FileNet
15 5 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (1.42%) IBM Connections
Applications
1 50 (14.20%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.84%) MS Office
3 3 (0.85%) MS Project
3 3 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (5.11%) Maximo
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (7.95%) Office 365
2 2 (0.57%) SaaS
2 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.28%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (22.44%) SAN
2 40 (11.36%) DNS
3 38 (10.80%) Network Security
4 37 (10.51%) WAN
5 33 (9.38%) DHCP
6 32 (9.09%) LAN
7 31 (8.81%) Firewall
7 31 (8.81%) Unified Communications
8 25 (7.10%) NAS
9 23 (6.53%) Internet
10 22 (6.25%) LDAP
11 13 (3.69%) VPN
11 13 (3.69%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (3.13%) BIG-IP
13 10 (2.84%) TCP/IP
14 9 (2.56%) VoIP
14 9 (2.56%) NetScreen
14 9 (2.56%) OSPF
14 9 (2.56%) BGP
14 9 (2.56%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (11.65%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.99%) DB2
3 6 (1.70%) MySQL
4 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.28%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.28%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.42%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.57%) Ant
3 1 (0.28%) Subversion
3 1 (0.28%) Maven
3 1 (0.28%) RSpec
3 1 (0.28%) Build Forge
3 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
General
1 65 (18.47%) Finance
2 19 (5.40%) Back Office
3 8 (2.27%) Legal
4 5 (1.42%) Banking
4 5 (1.42%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.42%) Law
5 4 (1.14%) Advertising
5 4 (1.14%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.57%) Games
6 2 (0.57%) Electronics
6 2 (0.57%) Retail
7 1 (0.28%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.42%) J2EE
1 5 (1.42%) XML
1 5 (1.42%) WebSphere MQ
1 5 (1.42%) Spring
1 5 (1.42%) Ajax
1 5 (1.42%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 4 (1.14%) .NET
3 3 (0.85%) Web Services
4 2 (0.57%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.57%) Middleware
4 2 (0.57%) HTML
5 1 (0.28%) COM
5 1 (0.28%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 47 (13.35%) Clustering
2 41 (11.65%) Replication
3 20 (5.68%) Computer Science
4 18 (5.11%) Symmetrix DMX
4 18 (5.11%) Firmware
4 18 (5.11%) CLARiiON
4 18 (5.11%) EMC Centera
5 16 (4.55%) Blackberry
6 13 (3.69%) PKI
7 10 (2.84%) Video Conferencing
8 9 (2.56%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
9 7 (1.99%) Statistics
10 4 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.85%) HACMP
11 3 (0.85%) iSeries
12 2 (0.57%) EqualLogic
12 2 (0.57%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.57%) BBC
12 2 (0.57%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 183 (51.99%) Windows
2 86 (24.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 63 (17.90%) Linux
4 52 (14.77%) UNIX
5 45 (12.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (12.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (8.24%) Windows XP
7 27 (7.67%) Windows 7
8 19 (5.40%) Windows 2000
9 17 (4.83%) HPUX
10 9 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
11 7 (1.99%) AIX
12 5 (1.42%) Solaris
13 3 (0.85%) OS/400
14 2 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.28%) Android
15 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (30.11%) ITIL
2 37 (10.51%) Disaster Recovery
3 29 (8.24%) Problem Management
4 28 (7.95%) E-Commerce
5 22 (6.25%) Data Management
6 20 (5.68%) Service Management
7 18 (5.11%) Asset Management
8 15 (4.26%) Migration
8 15 (4.26%) Service Delivery
9 12 (3.41%) Project Management
10 11 (3.13%) Load Balancing
10 11 (3.13%) Change Control
10 11 (3.13%) Mobile Device Management
11 10 (2.84%) Change Management
12 8 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (2.27%) ERP
13 7 (1.99%) WAN Optimisation
13 7 (1.99%) Customer Insight
14 6 (1.70%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 27 (7.67%) SQL
2 16 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 12 (3.41%) C
4 10 (2.84%) Java
5 7 (1.99%) Jython
6 6 (1.70%) Python
7 5 (1.42%) Perl
8 3 (0.85%) Korn
8 3 (0.85%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.57%) C-shell
9 2 (0.57%) PowerHouse
9 2 (0.57%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.28%) VBScript
10 1 (0.28%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.28%) C#
10 1 (0.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 76 (21.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (13.92%) Security Cleared
3 46 (13.07%) SC Cleared
4 37 (10.51%) Degree
5 25 (7.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 24 (6.82%) MCSE
7 23 (6.53%) MCITP
8 22 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (6.25%) MCP
9 21 (5.97%) MCSA
9 21 (5.97%) DV Cleared
10 19 (5.40%) CCNP
11 12 (3.41%) CCNA
12 10 (2.84%) CCSE
13 7 (1.99%) HND
14 3 (0.85%) MCTS
15 2 (0.57%) IBM Certification
16 1 (0.28%) CCDA
16 1 (0.28%) CISSP
16 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.97%) SLA
2 9 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.70%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.28%) HL7
4 1 (0.28%) QA
System Software
1 135 (38.35%) Active Directory
2 98 (27.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (14.77%) Hyper-V
4 50 (14.20%) vSphere
5 39 (11.08%) VMware ESX
6 33 (9.38%) XenApp
7 25 (7.10%) VMware ESXi
8 20 (5.68%) XenServer
9 18 (5.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 15 (4.26%) XenDesktop
11 10 (2.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.85%) vCloud
13 2 (0.57%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.57%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.57%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.28%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.28%) ProxySG
14 1 (0.28%) Xen
14 1 (0.28%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 36 (10.23%) SCCM
2 34 (9.66%) SCOM
3 25 (7.10%) Tivoli
4 23 (6.53%) SCVMM
5 22 (6.25%) SCDPM
5 22 (6.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 21 (5.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 18 (5.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 12 (3.41%) McAfee ePO
9 7 (1.99%) NetBackup
10 6 (1.70%) HP SIM
11 3 (0.85%) Nagios
11 3 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.85%) Puppet
12 2 (0.57%) Zenoss
12 2 (0.57%) Backup Exec
12 2 (0.57%) BladeLogic
12 2 (0.57%) WSUS
12 2 (0.57%) Tivoli Identity Manager
13 1 (0.28%) OpenView
Vendors
1 166 (47.16%) VMware
2 150 (42.61%) Microsoft
3 82 (23.30%) Cisco
4 65 (18.47%) Citrix
5 51 (14.49%) NetApp
6 50 (14.20%) HP
7 32 (9.09%) IBM
8 29 (8.24%) EMC
9 27 (7.67%) Symantec
10 23 (6.53%) Intel
11 19 (5.40%) Oracle
12 15 (4.26%) Dell
13 13 (3.69%) McAfee
13 13 (3.69%) CheckPoint
14 11 (3.13%) F5
15 10 (2.84%) Blue Coat
16 9 (2.56%) Infoblox
16 9 (2.56%) Imperva
17 8 (2.27%) Lotus
18 7 (1.99%) Mitel
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